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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1929)
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Interests of Maupin nnd all of
Southern Wasco County.
THE MAUPIN HI
A MERRY CHRISTMAS and
A MOST HAPPY NEW YEAR
Community Tree With
Program Pleased AH
The community Chrktmas program
was presented In thu High school Au
ditorium Thursday, December 19 at
8:00 p m.
The grade children, with the help
of outside musical talent, celebrated
thli occasion with true Chrl:tmas
Everyone, approached in the mat
ter willingly contributed to the sui
ecu of the evening Messrs. Kaiser,
Kramer and Richmond, provided a
ahapely tree. Mr. Stnvall gave fifty
filled candy carton. Bu Iness peo
ple and teachers contributed a sum
of 125.00 toward buying randies and
The Community club kindly decor
ated the tree to a point of brilliance
and beauty. The Sewing clans made
the required number of randy sacks.
The High achool decornted the stage
with evergreens and colored light--.
An invitation to attend the Christ
mag program was extended to the
The merriment reached its height
when San'a Claus himself, suddenly
appeared beside the tree with hi
pack. The celebration was indeed
an evening of pleasure not soon to
CYCLONES DEFEAT CUBS
Thursday evening, December 12,
the Wapinitia Cyclones hit Mnupin
and carried away a victory of ona
point by a score of JB to 14. This
was a practice game but was played
in earnest by both teams.
Although it has been a dry sea
son on Juniper Flat, Wapinitia seem;,
to have developed some speedy
athletes. Marion Howard, Frank
Hackler, and Marlon O'Brien dis
tinguished themselves by fast and
furious floor work.
The Maupin team has not been re
lected as yet, but nil Maupin players
took part in the game. Maupin kept
the lead until the final quarter, and
was defeated by one point.
The patrons of the school aro cor
dially Invited to come out and wit
ness these free practice game.
Rooting for the home team will help
the Cubs to win more victories.
Watch for tho date.
HEALTH CLUB ORGANIZED
Mi:s Case, dietitian and health of
ficer of Oregon State college, visit
ed the High school last Thursday and
organized a health club. Miss Cuse
demonstrated the value of milk by
the, skeleton of two rats; one bad
been raised on bread and milk nnd
the other on bread and coffco. The
rat raised on bread and milk war
twice the slir.e of the other rnt nnd
its bones were morn developed.
Miss Case had a hand gunge to
register the strength of the grip.
Elton Rnodgrass put it up to sixty
five kilogranr and Richard CraMrco
A health dub wan organized and
reven members enrolled: Nina Mat
thews, Harry Rutherford, Elizabeth
Rutherford, Bessie Starr, Ivan
Donaldson, Richard Crnbtree and
Ralph Kaiser. Mr. Hampton, who
is an exponent of physical culture,
was choren leader and the members
expect to get a real benefit from the
1930 club year. '
OUR WISH FOE EVERYONE
MAUPIN, OREGON. DECEMBER 19, 1029.
BRUMBAUGH MAKES A VISIT
T. F. Brumbaugh, our county su
perintendent, vi itcd school last
Tuesday. In his address to the stu
dents he talked on the future, toward
which student look forward. He
said that it was necessary for every
tudent to cooperate with the faculty
members to get the best from hi
Mr. Brumbaugh gave to each of
the 4-H Club members their one
hundred per cent club pin. Each
pin signifies the number of years its
posse sor has been in club work.
Mr, Brumbaugh expressed Interest
and ronfidenco in the Maupin school
and made many friends among the
THE sriRIT OF CHRISTMAS
Christmas Is the day on which the
nativity of the Savior is observed.
People from all over the world have
contributed to tho origination of
Christmas Day, It has becoma a
time when all people in due respect
to Christ are at peace with each
other and extend good will to their
fellow men. Out of the desire for
expression of their cheerfulness and
willingness to help othen, has arisen
the Christmas songs, carols, dramas,
Christmas trees and social fctivals of
the present day.
Preparation for Christmna includes
decoration of homes, business build
ings, and streets. Gifts of cards and
other otken:; of good will are sent to
friends. Little children give strict
attention to their manners and be
havior. Some of the finest sports, of the
year come at this time, such as coast
ing, skating and dancing.
Eagerness to aid the sick and poor
is shown through the purchase of tu
Red Cross Christmas seals and by
visits to those in distress. Various
clubs take charge of Christmas bas
kets to be distributed on Christmas
morning so that every one may en
joy a feast. On Christmas Day th
enjoyment in every hom is complet
ed by a family feast.
Perhaps no writer so well describes
the happiness and philosophy of
Christmas as does Charles Dickens in
the following word: "It is good to
bo children somotimes, and never
better than at Christmas, when its
nn'ghter founder was a child himself."
AN OPEN LETTER TO SANTA
The High school students all need
something- for Christmas. Eldon and
Ivan have taken tho responsibility of
preparing a list for Santa Claus so
that he won't have to spend so much
time opening letters from Maupin
High school students. The list fol
lows: Elton As president, wants a pretty
stenographer and a gravel.
Kldcn As student manager, asks
for a secretary.
Massic An alarm clock.
Glenn A new patent dish washer.
Ivan A new desk to be put In the
smith west corner of the assembly
Albert A bag of peanuts and shoe
Crville Safety razor.
Gladys Carton of gum.
Bob Roller skates.
Lelnh Eye brow pencil.
Bessie iNew history note book.
Mablc New tape measure.
Nova A feather duster and some
thing to dust.
MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1929
Maupin Spellers Hard
Pressed By Wayinitia
Friday afternoon the return spell
ing match between Wapinitia and
Mhrpln took p'aie in the Hi gyn.
iaitors, the 'yin ur g team, the
High students competed the audi
.'K9, As wcl.:cmc to our neigh
bet school MaopM Usi.nts tang
'Hew Do You Li Wapinitia, How
Arc You" and "Th More We Ct
The two teams lined up on the
stage and the match began. Mrs.
DeVoe pronounced the words thru
out the match.
The two teams appeared evenly
matched and at the end everyone
was tense with excitment to see the
outcome when one girl, Eva Linn
of Wapinitia, and Gentvicrc Allea
and Jack Chastain of Maupin were
the only ones remaining standing.
Ruth waiters and Eva Linn were
the last up on their side for some
time. After Ruth went down Eva
spelled alone until the end. Tha
final word, oblige, was misspelled
by Eva and corrected by Genevieve.
Immediately a cheer arose from
Maupin's ranks at the victory. Mr.
Hampton's pupils then grouped and
gave Wapinitia a yell.
Some of tho hard words spelled
were: dependent, attendant, accom
modation, recommendation, inaug
uration, separation and lieutenant.
Mr. Hampton is to be congratu
lated on his success in training his
pupils, and the boys and girts on
their rtudy and cooperation which
led them to victory.
Those who represented Maupin on
the spelling team wet: Genevieve
ATm, Irene Woodcock, Dorothy
Greene, Bemlce Hoi lis. Jim Blusher,
Theodore Kirsch, Herbert Kramer,
Rr.lph Kaiser, Dougla BothweU.
Jean Renlck, Jack ChasUln and
Henry WUsoa. 1
Nina A reducing act.
Mrs.' DeVoe A set of ar muffs.
Mr. DeVoe A bag of salt for hunt
Mary rA bonnet to keep her wind
blown bob controlled.
Bethel Vanity box.
Bonney Miter box.
Val Dictionary for pronouncing
Evelyn A bottle of freckle remov
er. Laco Left handed screw driver.
Mclvin New speller.
Cecil A box of wooden bullet for
Wendell Box of excuses.
Alta A yellow roadsw (o be run
with pedals so she may go riding
Harry A box of punctuation marks.
Beth A pair of boxirg glove.
Richard A mask.
Charles A new seizor-hcr book for
Bo The voice of a esaury.
Mr. Poling A loud speaker for His
Bill A few sharp chisel". .
Blanch A box of smiles.
They all believe in Suuta Claus
and have all been good, ""hey will
probably find the things fiey ask
for In their stocking Christmas
Dec. 17, 1929.
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WORK OF KED CROSS
Largest Portion Received From
Slf Remain In 3ui
Maupin seems to be backward in
the sale of Red Cross ChrUtmas
seals. The county committee recent
ly sent to many of our people a
sheet containing 100 seals, with th .
Information that if not kept they
iheuld be returned, and in many
eases their instructions have been
followed and the seals returned to
tht committee. The seals were sent
out direct from county headquarters,
that mode of distribution being
deemed more effective than by put
ting out individual solicitors.
Red Cro s seals are sold to pro
vide a fund with which to administer
the society, to care for thore who
are suffering from the dreaded tu
berculosis, as well as to provide
medical treatment and care for
those little ones whose parents are
too poor to pay for same. Many a
child has been granted a new lease
on life htrough the relief extended
by'the Red Cross, made possible by
the funds collected from seal sales.
Many a home has been brightened
and made cheery thereby.
Of all the jnoney collected by
seal sales all "but five per cent re
mains in tHe rtate where the sales
are made; 60 per cent is approtion
ed the individual counties and 35
v font troes to the state at large.
It is thus easily seen that such
money comes back in the form of
good done the afflicted.
Maupin should not be placed in
ths list of delinquent. There may
be some here who the Red Cross
"ay be called upon to aid; there
may be some who have been
stricken by tuberculosis and whose
cases may he alleviated by the aid
'-s cnl sales. Each
Mauplnite should make himself a
committee of Bne and see to it that
the quota assigned this place Is
sold, thereby putting this community
on a higher plane that would be t
M the sheets of stamp?
be returned iu fne senders. It is a
duty we owe to the society which is
sponsoring the distribution of the!
stamps and a recognition of
humanitarian work it is doing,
WHEAT GIVEN COVERING
OF LIFE-SAVING SNOW
About 12 Inches Now Cover Grain.
Fields Shielding Sown Wheat
Snow began falling early Tucs
day night and when daylight came
the next morning about ciht inches
lay upon the ground. Before the
storm ceased fully a foot of snow
The storm was wide In Hs scope,
the whole of eastern Oregon receiv
ing a plenteous supply. More than
a foot is reported from the higher
levels, and in Maupin that depth
This snowfall will be a blessing to
this section, for much wheat rown
last fall had pot sprouted above
ground. The recent rains had satu
rated the soil, causing the sown
grain to sprout in the seed bed, and
if a heavy frost had come before
the snow fell much of it itood a
chance of being frozen. Hud that
occurred it would have been neces
sary to reseed in the spring, with a
possible consequence of that seed
failing to materialize as standing
grain, with the snow comes a
feeling of optimi.m and presages a
bountiful wheat crop next season.
Small fruit cakes often make ap
propriate Christmas gifts.
DECREES CONFERRED ON
CLASS AT THE DALLES
"Rocky Road" Travelers Elevated
and Taken Into Encampment Bt
Thirteen candidates for the de
grees of the Encampment, the higher
department of Oddfcllowship, were
given the work of the order at a
meeting held at The DaMes last Sat
urday night. Among those taking
the work of the Encampment from
Maupin were J. H. Woodcock, Dr.
W. A. Short, Marcus Shearar, Roy
Ward and O. P. Weberg.
The Odd Fellows gathered at the
temple of the order at The Dalles
early in the evening, and at 7:00
o'clock sat down to a sumptous sup
per. This completed the work of the
Encampment was taken up, the de
grees being conferred by teams re
presenting Ellison Encampment and
Golden Rule of Portland. Three de
grees were conferred, they being the
Patriarchial, Golden Rule and Royal
The work was put on m an inv
prersive manner and each initiate
learned 1c sons tha? should stay with
them through fife. Each degree is
symbolical of better things to be
done, better consideration for others, j Peking for Nick Holloman. In
Odd Fellowship is built around the i the second round Nick planted a
Golden Rule and the early lessons of j couple of haymakers on the point of
those taking the vows of the order; the Bend lad's chin which caused
center around that teaching. j nim to take a flop, remaining on the
Tho'e attending from this end of floor for the count of ten Nick had
the county, being members of Tygh ( n trouble in reaching the anatomy
Valley Encampment, were: James; of the boy from up river and ad
Chalmers, F. D. Stuart, B. F. Turner, ' ministered a good beating to him
D. L. Rutherford, H. L. Young, K. during the two rounds the boys
L Hauser, Callie Duncan, B. W.J fought.
Welch, Carl Pratt, W. H. Cunning-' Albert Hachler lived up to his
ham, A. II. Lucorc, A. B. Matthews, reputation as a coming scrapper when
Chas. Crof oot, R. E. Wilson, Edw. he flattened "Pug" Wilcox of Prine
Kidder, W. L. Fischer, Prof, Stevens 1 ville. Wilcox seemed willing to mix,
of the Tygh Valley schools, attended j but the Wapinitia boy poured leath
as a vkitor.
At the conclusion of the
work a lunch was served.
DEATH OF MRS. J. S. BROWN
Patted Away at Th Dallei ThU
Morning at 3:00 O'Clock
The sad news was flashed to
friends in Maupin this morning of
the death of Mrs. J. S. Brown,
which occurred at the Mid-Columbia
hosnital at 3:00 o'clock.
Mrs. Brown was taken to thedown frora Punch in the jaw.
Wnital on Sundav. December 8.
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lit was learned her ailment was
cerebral one, which caused partial
paralysis. Most of the time the lay
in bed unconscious, only regaining
normality at short intervals.
Just when the funeral will take
place has as yet not been determin
ed, Mr. Brown, who was with his
wife during her illnesc, being too
much worried at this time to set a
The Times will endeavor to print
an obituary of Mrs. Brown in next
MAUPIN PRICES ARE LOWER
'Compared With Those of Outside
Dea'r Maupin Saves
There' is but little caure for Mau
pinites to patronize mail order
houses with an idea that the goods
obtained there are cheaper than
those sold at home. A glance and
comparison of the prices quoted by
Oliver Resh and those of an outside
dealer will convince anyone that the
home prices are lower in nearly
every in tance, while the goods are
exactly the same. A little moral
here trade at home and save
Broug'1' Iw Baby M
Lescr Ji.Corkle an!
ed from Salem, where they had been
visiting, and where a new baby
girl wa born to them. They care
home yesterday, bringing the r.-'w
little Miss with them.
Publishes only that news fit
to print. Caters to no particular
class, but works for aD.
K-O'S FEATURE CARD
AT LAAT LEGION
Floyd and Nick Holloman and Albert
Hachler Put Opponents to
Sleep Many Attend
Saturday night's smoker at Legion
hall was featured by three knock
outs, they being secured by Floyd
and Nick Holloman and Albert
Hachler, each opponent being im
ported for the occasion.
The smoker opened with a bout
between Howard Conley of Tygh and
Dick Delco, Wapinitia. Both boys
showed a willingness to mix and at
the end of four rounds Howard was
given the decision.
Doug Holloman and Jack Mc
Dougal from The Dalles next occu
pied the ring, going four rounds. ,
Doug proved the superior scrapper
and the referee, Johnny Williams,
elevated the Maupin's boy's arm as
token of victory.
Bob Duckworth from Bend proved
er inW his face with such rapidity
and force that when the irrigation
section lad woke up he found himself
posing as the loser, a knock-out hav
ing been adminhtered to him.
The main event, a scrap between
Maupin's pride, Floyd Holloman, and
Knock Out Brown of Prineville, end
ed as usual the Maupin lad con
necting with his opponent's mid-section
at will and crossing to the jaw
with pnuches felt clear to the town
at the end of the spur line. Brown
got his in the second round, going
i l he tmoKer really began with a
bout between the Conley midget and
little Bobby Holloman. The little
fellows mixed like genuine pugs.
Bobby was out reached by Conley,
who was given the decision at the
end of three two minute rounds.
Knock Out Brown lived up to his
monixer, being knocked out again.
He has figured In several fast " en
counters around the lower part of
Eastern Oregon and has always given
a good account of himself. He has
several knock-outs to his credit, but
in Floyd Holloman met a man a little
bit faster and who carries a sleeping
potion in either mit
Albert Hachler showed great im
provement over his last appearance
here He has cca. ed his jumping
around, making wild swing3 and now
leads out with both hands in straight
punches, working fast and deadly.
Dick Dolco's nose was again in
prominence. A little tap on his pro
bocis : tarts the blood running, and
Howard Conley opened up the ruby
itrenm with his first punch.
At the close of the smoker An
nouncer Morris presented "Tod" Mc-
Clasky and Abie Westlund to the au
dience, saying that the latter had Is-
sued a challenge to fight Doug Hollo-
nan at the coming rmoker at The
nalles. Those boys should make up
whirlwind scrap, as both are fast
Johnny Williams refereed the first
hrre fcout. Bates Shattuck being
srbiter in the semi-final and main
vent. Satisfaction was given by