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; VOLUME XV
MAUPIN, OREGON THUKSDAY, JULY 25 1929
Judge Nick Sinnott Dies
From Heart Disease Attack
Repreaented Oregon In Congress
Years Appointed to Federal
Court of Claim
W Uke the following itory r
f ardlng the death of Judge Nick
Sinnott from Saturday' issue of
The Dalle Dally Chronicle:
Judge N. J. Sinnott of the federal
court of claim, native son of The
Dallci and congressman from the
lecond district fur 16 years, died
- at hla home at Washington, D. C
at 12:16 Saturday. Hla death1
. terminated a ihort Illness from
The body of Mr. Sinnott will be
returned to The Dallea for burial,
although no date ha been an
Bounced by his family. Hi death
mourned by million:) today, whs nol
entirely unexpected.' Attoiidinp
physician lest week warned of the
seriousness of the hcrt ttnck.
Surviving are Judge Slnnott'i
widow. Mrs. Dr Sinnott, a mm
Nicholas, Jr., and two daughter
Margaret and Gertrude, all of
Wa- hlngton. Three other children
are dead, and both of Mr, Sinnott'r
later and a brother predeceased
Nicholas J. Sinnott wan brn al
The Dalles Dp-cember 0, 1870, wn of
Nicholas B and Bride Brass Sin
nolt The elder Sinnott wa one o'
the proprietor of thh Umatill
houae, a local hostelry, the prede
eeaaar of the structure now beinr
torn down. v
"Nick" ai the young man besm
, known In later life to thouaanda o'
personal friend and acquaintances
attended St. MaryV academy In th'
grade division and later entire'
the old Waaeo Independent academy
graduating In the lent claw ever
matriculating at that institution.
The next few years were spent a'
Notre Dame, at Smith Bend, Ind.
In company part of the lima witl
a brother, Roger. In college, "Nick"
wa an Outstanding football playe
and oil-around athlete, and receiver'
recognition of this prowes-' In latei
Returning to The Dalles in th'
early 'nineties, Mr. Sinnott entered
the law offices of Judjte A. S. Bn
nett as a student, and pursued hi'
work with such diligence tht V
was admitted to the Oregon bar lr
1896. We wa: shortly afterward
made a member of the law firm ol
Bennett and Sinnott. '
In 1912, Mj. Sinnott wns eh-cte.'
representative from the serom'
congressional district, being th
second Dalles msn to fill thnt offier j
Representative Moody had held the
office several years previous to Mr.
SlnnottY election. i
From 1012 to May 25, 1928, Mr.
Sinnott represented eastern Oregon i
in the national congress being re
elected to that office each succeed
ing two years. " His majority at his
last election was the greoteast he
had ever received In a congression
al ballot '
Early In his congressional career,
Mr. Sinnott received important po
litical appointments which aided him
in becoming a dominating fgure In
the national body,- At the beginning
of the 66th congress, the eastern
Oregon representative was made
chairman of the important committee
on public lands, holding that office
nine years. Other committee ap
pointments included reclamation and
irrigation, Indian affairs, and the
hmouse atecring committee.
In May of 1928, Congressman Sin
nott waa tendered and accepted
the appointment of ' President Cal
. vin Coolidge to the federal court of
claims, His appointment was im
mediately confirmed by his col
leagues, indicating their e teem for
the veteran " representative. Mr.
Sinnott resigned from his congres
sional post. '
From his elevation to the federal
bench, Judge Sinnott has had many
Important decisions to make and hi
work was voluminous, but friendr
and former constituents who visited
him found that he always had time
to greet them and to assist them In
The work which Mrr"slnnoU a,'
congressman did for eastern Ore
gon waa unlimited, and even an at
tempt at a resume of his work is
impossible. Dalles people particu
larly recall the work he did a few
years ago In persuading the presi
dent to ( create an emergency In-
WHEAT ESTIMATES CO DOWN
Prices Promise te Keep Up la New
State Market Agent Seymour
Jones, in his 'latest bulleting, gives
some Interesting figures anent the
wheat crop of 1929. His Imforma
Hon . was gleaned from bulletins
'cnt out from, the national agricul
tural department and Is oa follows:
"Conditions regarding the new
wheat crop have changed greatly In
the past few weeks and at present
the outlook is for a heavy reduction
in the yield of the four northwest
ern state- from the yield expected
'n early Juue, From Chicago
cornea the following at the opening
of the week! "The government
tnve tlio four northwestern, state
136,000,000 bushels of bread wheat
ind 6R,000,000 bushel of durum.
The latter was; ihort .15,000,000
from laat year, and the bread
wheat of off 34,000.000 : bush!.
Montana's crop Lus fallen down
diarply. There are eHtlmates that
be spring wheat crop in the United
tstt- his declined around 30.000,
VlO bunhfls sine the government re
port was made, and that the Cana
llsn prospect are aff 40,000.000 to
"0.000.000 bushels In less than 30
'vy There were estimates of
172 000.000 bushels for the three
'extern Canadian provinces on June
'sr. fanada'a pool estimate is for
boiit 66 per cent of last year'
fAKINC WORK AT COLLEGE
Winifred Kalaer Attending Oregon
Corvallis, Ore., July 23-(Spec-ial.)
Winifred Kaiser, " senior in j
m ines administration at the Uni
versity of Oregon, Is attending
Oregon Stale college summer ses
sion, , where she Is taking special
work in education. She will re
sume her work at the University fall
REGINALD DENNY AT HALL
I Shw "Speed" ia Character
of That Name
Reginald Denney, one of the
creeti's most popular artist", will be
' ii the sheet at Legion hall next Sun
.ay iiijiht. The play was written for
he purpose of showing the versatili
y of the artist and deals with the
nain character In a way to bring
.aufthter from a marble imatre. There
also will be a news reel and a short
comedy. Trices will be 15 cents and
35 cents and at such all who witness
the performance will Judge ; their
money well spent.
Miinairer Miller Is trying to per
fect arrangements for the showing of
a great biblical story, dealing with
the life of Chri t and which depicts
the Roman conquest of Jersusalem
and incidents familinr to students of
the Bible. The story and containing
matters connected with Its filming is
one of great magnitude and required
the employment of an army of peo
ple. Watch for announcement of the
showing. ,1, H' -
Hood River $250,000 municipal
water plant recently dedicated. ,
crease In the cherry tariff, to -protect
the growers from financial ruin. -
Mr. Sinnott and two sisters, Molly
nnd Katherine, and ft brother, Rog
er, .The former became Mrs. Judd
Fish, now deceased, - while Katie
died when a little girl. ' Roger died
many years ago in Portland.
Mr. Sinnott wa married here" to
Dora Purcell in 1901. The marriage
war the outgrowth of a courtship
started through the vocal abilities
if Mr. and Mrs. Sinnott, who both
-ang In the Catholic choir. Miss
'"nrcell hnd come hcr from Spokane
"8 a teacher at St. Mary's academy.
The body of the late Judge arrived
'n The Dalles this morning and was
taken in charge by Crahdalls. It
vill lie in state at the Elks temple tin
411 tomorrow, when the funeral ser.
vice:' will be held, being under the
rites of the Catholic church. Many
friends of deceased have already ar
rived In the Wasco county seat to
r.ttend the obsequies, and many more
from all, parts of the Northwest are
expected tomorrow. j v
EIGUf IN FIELD FOU
U V. Bronghtoa Making Try far
Posltin Eminently QnaliNed
There are eight aspirant for the
position of county ruperintendent of
schools, the position having been
made vacant by the drowning of A.
B. Gronewald. Among thoe who
would like the position, la L. V.
Broughtbn, who at one time taught
n tn Maupin school. -
Mr. Broughton, if chosen , super
intendent would bring to the office
the experience of nine . years teach
ing. He in a graduate of Lawrence
University, A ppleton, Wisconsin, H
also attended the University of Min
nesota and the University of Oregon
He knows the important features o'
the office and would be ' a worthr
successor to the man who ro recentl
died an heroic death in an effort V
nave his son from the waters of th'
Deschutes river and who' had con
ducted the business of the office
with to much credit to himself and
the countv. .
FISHING CONDITIONS BETTER
Treat Takiag Flias d
Beiag Leadad .
Fishing condition in thcwDerchutes
are improving and many fine catches
are reported. On Wednesday a
party consisting of Roy Stafford of
Banks, J. B. Wiltse of Portland,
John Confer and Georsre Cunning
ham went to Nena and fished down.
When their catch wa measured it
'waA found it filled a dish pan level
up, the trout being cleaned. Mr;
Frank Dyer and her niece took a
nice mess to the county farm at
The Dalle a a treat to the inmates,
Misted Her Brakes
While descending the Criterion
hill Just above town on Tuesday a
lady named Mrs. Frank Ellis who
came from Bend, allowed her car
to get beyond control. . She attempt
ed to step on the foot brake petal
but missed and stepped on the ac
celerator. The car went through the
fence and down into the gulch, turn
ing over several times. Mrs. El'
was somewhat broixed "d was ren
dered uneonsrioir,' " only regainin
her senses when taken to the Hote
Can't Tftra.h Rock
There is a machine on the marke'
that will grind rocks into a powdei
and that is the feed cutter sold h
George Morris. Charley Walker be
gan cutting his wheat this week, aiu
yesterday the combine picked up t
rock which was cause of a consider
able breakage of parti of the thresh
er. Repairs were sent for and
Charley will be able to continue h
threshing operations tomorrow. w
French Recipes Will tzzii
r.Ic-cicny Frcn Absnc Diet
' Byt CHARLES SCOTTO, Chf,
Ambassador MotaL Park Avenue, New York Chy. '
DRILLAT-SAVARIN, one of tbe
.world's most famous epicures,
once said that the discovery of a
new dish is more beucficial to hu
manity than a new star. The ma
jority of American housewives,
racked with the necessity of plan
ning three meals a day for 365 days
throughout the year, would almost
certainly agree with him.
new dishes are
rare indeed, it is I
still possible fori
any woman to
find among the
recipes of for
eign lands a va
riety of dishes!
that will be new
to her and her
family. A study
ef French rec
ipes, alone, will
provide her with
ample means of
escaping the deadly accusation
monotony which, with more or less
justice, has been Irvelrd st the
American menu. French methods of
seasoning, including the use of a lit
tle swear to enhance the flavors of
vegetables, will enable hrr to arouse
envy in the hearts of less knowing
Sfinath A Li TouraineTsl
" i 11 i
m CHED TO
PUater Aid Corporation Explaiat
Plana Affeetiag Water en
On Wednesday evening the offi
cers of the Wapinitia Plains Con
tract corporation and a few of ihe
local men met at the old Derthlck
school building with the engineer of
the FlaJnters Aid corporation and
their attorney, L. D. Mahone, Mr.
1. P.- Graff being the engineer, and
went over the project with respect
o future development. One qf tbe
luestion raised was to keep the
'apd out of the hand of those who
ould Inflate values and ultimately
ause diseouragmenta and removal
f people from the Plains. The
visitors. desire that the entire pro
Vet be worked out o that all of the
eople Join the local organization
tow intact so that the fullest co
peration can be given. It waa a) o
suggested that one of the local tnen
iit as a member of the corporation
eo that the local oresnization would
know just what Is going on. Every : 1t.nrouftt 1,16 mint"M heer
possible move ia beina- made to k.. "1 deposition, which endeared her to
gin work immediately provided the
.a... i -t . , . . ,
Mie enmneer bivpr nis npriRion ia. ,
vorable to the Planters Aid ' Cor
poration, or refuses to extend the
permit of the -Wapinitia Irrigation
- John Confer and wife - and Joe
Kestner and wife have returned
from the mountain in the vicinity of
uuii nun uuc, iiiurc ucupie wenv I ,
D..1I .. i-i.. ' iri i
up in the hilb in que't of black-
berries and were rather sucessful.
rihr Confers picked and "canned
about 45 gallons, while the Kcstners
did equally as well '; Confer says
that propecta for a huckleberry crop
are good, although in rome localities
frost got in its work among the
Visited la Valley-
Frank Dyer and wife went to
Bank:; Ja,t Saturday and spent a
few days there visiting with Mr.
Dyer's sister and family. The
Dyers came home on yesterday
morning's O. T. train. ;
"Mf to The Coast
Lou Henneghan, wife and the lat
er' mother, Grandma Batty, left
lis morning on a trip to the coant.
hey will go to Newport and ex
ect to he gone one week.
Vhoat Coming In ;
George Morris and helpers at the
laupin warehouse and Ernest Doty
t the Hunts Ferry house are as
Husy as bees the e days taking care
f the 1929 erop of wheat. Today
A-hcat wos selling at $1.15. which is
x big advance over the price "quoted
a month ago. The wheat generally
is turning out better than expected,
both as to quality and yield.
peck of washed spinach in a sauce-
pan with one and a half cups of
watec and one- teaspoon of Mtgarv
Cook for twenty minutes. Drain and
press through a colander. Mix in
three-quarters teaspoon salt, one
quarter teaspoon paprika, and two
tablespoons butter. Heat again and
then press firmly into a bowl to mold.
Turn the spinach out upside down
on a platter, garnish with slices of
lemon and hard-boiled egg, and
serve immediately. V
Carrels Vicky Cut a dosen young ,
carrots in half, lengthwise. Remove
the centers. Then mince them he '.
and put them in a saucepan with a'n
ounce of butter, a teaspoon of sugar, 1
and a pinch of salt. Moisten with
French vichy water and let them
cook slowly until tender. ' Serve im
mediately, and very hot
A'cte Prat With Lctfare Chop
one-half of a medium-size onion. Cut
fine (in Julienne) one small head of
lettuce. Fry the onion with a little
bu'ter until lifhtfyTrowned. Add the
lettuce and let simmer together for
a few minutes. Then add a qii.irt
of fresh peas, a teafpoon of sugar,
a half outre of butter, salt and pep
per. Moisten with water, cover the -pnn,
and let cook slowly When tbe
pr are tender, add sn ounce, of
butter miitrd with a teaspoon of
." saw .
Body of A. E.
1RS. STARR'S MOTHER PASSES
After Operation Motkar
- Feurteea Ckildrea
Mr, r-h:i ZU.tr waa called' to The
Dalles about two week ago, . her
mother having been confined In a
hospital at that place. A few days
ago the eideily laily underwent an
operation, from which ibe failed to
rally, dying a couple of day after.
The body waa taken to her old horn
at Fossil, where It was kid besid
the remain of her , husband, who
preceded her about two years ago.
She waa C9 year and a few months
of age at time of death..
Decessed's name was Nancy Elita
beth Bare and ahe originated in Vir
ginia. hH had lived at Fossil for the
past 44 years," and it was there ahe
gave birth to 14 children 10 of whom
are living, four having passed on
jarher in life. Besides the, 10 living
.tons -md daughters, divided six rirls
and four boys. Mrs. Bare was a
pioneer of the John Day country. She
experienced all the. trouble and
- ! .trtal8. ot ?e!"n nP new uatry,
I . . .
IL , 0ne "fbter, Mrs. Starr, with
'her husband and dauirtitr anA un.
in-law,. Art Fargher, were present at
the funeral,, wfcich was held yester
day afternoon. , The Maupin people
returned to their homea here this
Goae to Madn
Dr.' W. A. Short went to Madras
Sunday and for the next week will
look after offending molars of the
ni i . neighboring city up
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the highway. He expects to be at
his dental parlors in Maupin on
Tuesday, the 30th instant
May Open Snnday
Mrs. Shearer tells The Times man
that rhe expects to be able to open
her new eating place, "The Maupin,"
on Sunday next Tbe long-waited
for refrigerating apparatus has ar
rived and w ill be put in place today.
The stools for the lunch counter as
well as chairs and tables for the
main dining floor are here,' as also
are the new equipment of dishes and
gla sware. Much of the confection
ery stock is on hand and when the
opening takes place patrons will be
greeted in one of the most complete
restaurants in the country.
Via-tinf At Dyer's '.V "'. ."S
1 Roy Stafford and " family from
Banks and J. B. Wilts of Portland,
were guests at the Frank Dyer home
several days this week. Mrs. Staf
ford is Mrs, Dyer's niece. The ladies
visited around while the men fish
ed the Deschutes and other neigh
i Boy members of ihe local 4-H
clubs will play a game of baseball at
the fair grounds "on Sunday, the'ir
antagonists being club members from
the Smock-Wamic section. The win
ners of that game expect to play a
team made up of club member at
Hood River the following Sunday.
Mrs Aaron Davi was agreeably
surprised Sunday when her sister,
Mrs. Jessie Smith, and 'family drove
in from San Franciv. Th r: itr
drove n distance tf about 1,100
t I s.
The men Wks of th. party 1
rk in th. b.rv..t touTi t
will work in the harvest fields for
a time before returning to their
California homes, . ; .
City Editor Calle ,
Marion Sexton, cityN editor
ine. wanes unumist. with his
. , . '
father, Frank Sexton, and Coroner
Zell, tiade a call cn MauPti. :rl. nd
fuay. ...W, acknowledge e
fraternal cah from the yj.BA-r Mr.
Asiiatin at Postoffice
Miss Grethea Turner is acting as
assistant to her father in the post
office. Two of her sisters served an
apprenticeship in the local office and
Grethea gra ps the intracacies of the
work as well as did cither of the
other Turner girls.
Wild Root Cocoanut Oil shamnoo.
j-spccially priced at 25 cents at the
Mnupin Drug Stores
i BeW Sheraro
See by O. T. Engineer and. Taken
From Water by Sheriff end;
Dap tie On Tuesday
The body of the late A. E. Grone-.
wald, who wa drowned in the De
schutes river week ago Sunday,
waa seen' floating near the twin
tunnels Tue.day morning by the
engineer Ii an 0. t. frienght trm'
and the fact reported to Agent
Griffin, who Immediately called Joe
tLramer, deputy sheriff and also
t otified the fchcriff'a office al The
Dulles. Kramer went to tbe. placa
indicated by the engineer and there
found the body, which had drifted -
down river about three miles from
the place where the drowning oc.
curred..'' r '
Bert Thomas of the Crandall Un- -'
dertaking company took the body .
to The Dalles. The derelict had
evidently rolled under the net.
spread to catch is a ft floated down .
river. Tbe body was found on a
riffle on the O. W. tide of ' the
river, laying in about three feet of ,
water. The fish basket of the
drowned man wa still fastened t.v
A section man at Sberars told of
having seen what he thought was a.
body rolnsr over the falls the dav
of the drowning of the superintend
ent and son. While down the
river on Tuesday Joe- Kramer saw
what he thought waa a body floating ,
iu in water1 below wnere the one .
body wa found. He followed it
for a distance down river but th ;
sun sinking back of the hills caused
ia shadow to fall on the water and
the floating object was thus j hut
off from the vision of those who .
Were following it down river. '
A'watch will be kept all lonx(
the stream for the - body .of the
drowned bo v. aeveral men - tisvina .
volunteered to do watching duty;
and ait the section men have been
jntructed to be doubly vigilant'
While at work in the hope the body '
may be recovered before it reaches,
the Columbia, "
ACCUSED OF WATCH THEFT
Yonng Lad Now in Jail Said
Have Stolen Two Watch.
. Being Arretted at Holdup George
McDonald, 18 serving 45 days in
the county jail for holding up and
robbing J. G. Addington on the
beach Tuesday afternoon on Satur
day last was accused of two other
crimes in Wasco county. Accord
ing to Mrs. Roy Batty st Wapin
itia, and Roy A. Ward of, the came
district, McDonald took a watch
from each household some days
ago. Mrs. Batty told Chief 7 of
Police Frank Heater that McDonald
stayed, at their home a day or so
and after he left they missed a
gold watch. McDonald went to
Wards, and they also mis. ed a
watch when he left. It was reveal,
ed that McDonald Monday attempt- '
ed to borrow money on a watch
here from two atores. At the coun
ty jail, the Wapinitia people im
mediately identified McDonald aa
the boy who had been at their
homes, and McDonald admitted hav
ing been there but denied any know
ledge of the theft of watches.
Old Harper Home Bnmed
Ths old Harper home located on
Badger creek above the fair grounds
."T 'ZZ J,V T ' ' T
evening. Just how the , f,re
started is not known but conjecture
haa it that fishermen on the creek
either dropped A lighted match or
cigarette in the grass, that starting
the -fire. - The property is owned bv
Claude Hart, who lives at Welch.
t . ,
i nemer or not in uranca
carrjed on the WM .g nofc
knpwn. Frank MagiU ,nd othe
from W.mic gathered at the scen'
Ln(1 did R possiblo to Mve adjolninr
property, in which they were sucess
The cabin at Oak Sprins-s , ffch
hatchery and built to accommodate
Jim Vaughan and wife, will be oc
cupied by the young couple as soon
rs some ordered hou ehold (roods ar
rive. The cabin ia situated above
the hatchery and beW in the trees
will have plenty of shade. It is a
neat little structure and will make
an ideal home for the newlyweda.