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MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, littO
THE RMUPIN HI
Dufur Basketeers Down
Both Mauin Hi Teams
The Comets nnd Cube met defeat
last Friday night on the Dufur floor
In a double header that proved In
teresting, even if ono aided.
The Criterion bus rolled over to
Dufur and Jil back to Maupln. The
Dufur girls made the flnit basket.
Tho ball waa in poisoslon of tho
Dufur girl most of the time because
of their height and long arms. Sev
ern! foula were called on both teams,
At the cloae of the gamo the acore j
atood 20-2 In favor of Dufur. The j
referee for the game was Bill Obor-!
The Cuba, then decided to make
the acore look different than It hud
for the Cornet.
Dufur again made the firit ban
ket but while the crowd waa still
yelling, Glenn aurceeded in making
a clever ahot, which tied the acore.
Elton allppcd a long one through
the hoop and made the acore 4-2 In
the Cuba favor. The game ended
In favor of Dufur 19-9.
Mr. Hampton refcreed the boy.'
game and It acemcd a though he hud
aome trouble keeping headlork and
wrlatlocka of the player'a broken.
Mr. Wilaon agreeably drove th
Criterion bus with 16 of the player,
aa paaengera. Mra. DeVoe, Mr.
Poling and Kenneth Snodgrass also
The trip to Dufur waa without ac
cident, which waa fortunate m the
return trip up tho White River grade
waa frown with ice for about a
quarter of mile. The school waa
fortunate in having Mr. Wilaon at
the wheel on the Icy ttretch of the
grade. Although no one Vaa in any
.. . .,
serious danger the moment was brief I
and exciting while the bus alid for a I
few feet into a comfortable bank of
snow on the curb.
STUDENT BODY MEETINGS
A aiwUI Stndfln n.,r!v ii.not.imr
waa called to order Thursday, j.BJb.e it plays such an important
uary 30, to make arrangements for Prt ' eryday life.
a party to be given February 14. The first debate of the public
The 'following committees were ap
pointed: Refreahmentr ; Mrs. Do
Voe, Blanche, (iladys, N'ina,, and
Albert; Entertainment committee is
composed of Mx, DeVoe, Nova, Ma
be!,and,Lel!ih; and the Decorating
and "clean-up committee is, Maaie,
Glenn, Orville, Alta, Ro, and Bethel.
The tremirer was authorized to I
pay the bills of the party and a mo- j
tlon passed to invite the Seventh
and Eighth grades and the Alumni.
Orville war appointed to investi
gate the advisability of having
clothes-washing conveniences in the
A regular meeting was called to
1 ,IU 111
order Tuesday, February 4
tertainment committee reported that
the Seventh and Eighth grades would
have Valentines with tho High school.
These bills were authorized paid:
Lowe and Campbell, f 2.5(1 ; Northern
School Supply company, $15.50: and
Maupin Telephone Exchange, Sl.'iO.
The treasurer wan authorized to pny
nil bills of private cars taken on
at thc Old
Hoop skirts barred
SPILLS AND THRILLS
Coasting proved a joyous
after the rero weather. Most every
young perron came out for a few
swift rides over Maupin's many
slopca. Several hills were used but
the moat popular was tho grade be
low Mr Turner's. Joe Kramer broke
tha trail with , tho tractor and the
Thunday night, although it was
rather dark, the track was smooth
and hard. . Orville furnished several
old truck tires for beacons at tho
darkest turns to provide light.
One of the thrills of the long ride
was right at thc bottom of the hill
where the bank suddenly slopes off.
When a speeding sled hit the brink
of this It.literally "took off." Going
vp was thrilling but coming down
Looking back over the short but
joyous season, the coarters can only
lament its pasning and hope for an
equally cold but longer coasting sea
son next year.
MAUPIN, OREGON, FEBRUARY 6, 1030.
GROUND HOG PAYS MIS ANNUAL
Late Sunday morning a thrill
whistlo awakened the bachlor mem
hrt; of the Owl's Club, Kit, Glenn
nnd Ma sie. Elton, thinking he was
still in the Dufur basketball game,
pushed Mwvsie out of bed. The three
partners then went to the door and
there on his hind legs stood a ven
erable ground hog. "Good morning,
young friends," vz ho, "I with to
have a word with you. At you can
sec, the huh ia shining bright and
my ahadow shows plainly. Now I am
Koing ,,,lf k t n,y den for six more
wo of winter, but If you guya
dnn't alnrt playing bo kctball, It will
be winter in Maupin until the Fourth
Paint and Powder? Oh, no! Just
plain facca at Old Maid..' convention.
On last Friday morning the nigh
achool with the Seventh and Eighth
grade students listened in assembly
to a debate of the public apeaking
rlas. , a piano solo, a demons) ration
of the electric motor, and the High
sohbt'a' invitation to the Seventh
(i n si IV irrf Vi rrrtnlnH
As tha opening number "March
of tho Slavs" was played by Nova. I
The following explanatory comment I
rond in conection V.Ith the
m,.ivii! "Thin romnnftlt.i.in aiirnifie.! I
v. a i.i ir. Vi ln( ii nwn nf n wonder.
f ul people. Downtrodden and op- j
Pre.-.H. d for centuries, these Slav
people have wonderful tnu in all :
branches of art, which the world is !
beginning to recognize. Thu march'
has been writUn out of tho joy! iva.pn a., er ana i neoaore v rsca
round in contemplating the dawn lhatif hajI Jhour
.,. ! i,. i ..,... 1 time In the shop each day working fin
L1 coming to this people
Bonney Puss illustrated and told
how the electric motor worked. He
told of Farnday's early experiments ;
with coils nnd bars which finally led
I to the motor. He ureed that all
"Houlil learn more nuoui eicciriciiy
... . .......
mi.nkin rlin wn. the miration. Re-
wived: Th.it the present system of ! Eighth grades have accepted the In
extra territoriality in China should j vitntion of the High school, extend
er Hindi hod. Tho affirmative wbs i
supported by Ilah. Robert and
Blanche. Charles, Beth and Iiichard
represented the negative. The
arguments on both sides were de
livered in a direct forceful style. Mr.
' n i: i l: . -. : t
I ouriK i'xjmi-'m.'u ma m.u iavui'ii in
the students' efforts.
Bo extended to the .Seventh and
Eighth grades the High eschools' in
vitclion to the combined St. Valen
tine and Lincoln's birthday party on
tho 14th, Henry Wil.on, represent
ing his room, accepted the invitation
J"" the Old High School," was
i t... il ...:L nfi...i it.
sung by thc group, with Mabel at the
pinno, closed the Assembly.
B.i-tques and polcnnise aliown at
Old Maids' convenaion.
The typing classes have been tak-J
lug fifteen-minute speed nnd ac
curacy testn. The highest record in
Mrs. DcVoc's cla.ts has been made by
im i ct( .'r f uv, i a. iu,ia skvci u ii i"uw vj i
Mary firecne; In Mr. Poling's by
Blanche Northrup. Mrs. DeVoe keeps
a daily record of her class. She re
ports a decided improvement in the
sport clnss a a whole.
n,..L. xt-h... r,.ir .
Not all tho practice time, how
ever, is devoted to copying of
straight matter, as the claims is mak
ing an effort to learn proper ar
rangement of letters and reports.
Third and Fourth Grade
Eunice Lindley has been absent
for a long time and is not expected
Thc Fourth grade is taking up
Ithe study of the Middle Atlantic
States in Geography.
Tho Third grade has just finished
the Beacon Third Reader and are
now studying in the Silent Reader.
They have also been working on thc
Adeline Schilling, Alma Fraley and
Ccraldine Fraley returned Monday
after being absent part of last week
on account of illness.
The children have midc a Valcn-
Various Activities Keep
The hLtory class has lately com
pleted a thousand word theme on the
"Reconstruction Period." '
This was chosen tha subject for
cureful atudy because of the great
Importance of the period of adjust
mcut following the Civil war, and the
el feet on the present government
Methods of reconstruction were
taken up by Abraham Llucoln, but
because of his asssr sin&tion he waa
not fible to carry out his plans. How
ever, a rnan that lacked the great
ability of Lincoln, the vise-president,
AnJr'w Jackson, did his best to ful
fill these plans. In conrequence, the
period was filled with strife be
tween Congress, and Johnson.
The difficulty went as far as tb?
impreachment of Johnson, but fall
ed, through a lack of one vote.
The Manual Training boys - are
improving In their work. Therfirst
year boys have completed their shoe
blacking stands and some are now de
sign injr, while others are cutting ma
terial for their folding game and
study tables. These tables have a
round top, 28 inches across and)
!. landing 274 or 28 inches high.
Thpy fold whn not in "e er"
afnsld in colors the by Pwfer
nd prove valuable to home
"rimmo. i no. BVrwng on ineir
tables are: Bonney
table are: Bonney luus, Laco
Val Miller and
Iji"dlcy; ...,. ... .,
endp11 Li,ldIpy now bulldin
f ine bulletin bottrd standard for the
community club and will later make
,k for UmJ- s ,
Tom Sluaher, who hna been at-
tending Benson "Tech" in Portland,
returned to school here Monday. His
old ciassmatea are gad to nave n.m
bark with them agam.
team will be
strengthened by h.s return to school,
The Lincoln and St. alentm. Day
party will be held at 2 in , t.he gj-m
Irebruary 14. The beventh and the
d at the la t assembly. The aluiv
also have been invited to the party.
The program will con, iat of games
a playlet, readings, music and a
folk dance. The school has also de
cided to draw names and have a
valentine box. After the program
there will be plenty of good cats.
One of tho latest experiments of
the Junior Science class was the
setting up of the telephone. Bonney
nuus, after taking a telephone apart
at home, was sufficiently acquainted
with the machine to take an especi-
n it. .m-4-
ally active part in the experiment.
Wendel Lindley. another member
of the Science clnse, electro plated a
f"'mg nccciie inrougn ine use oi
i(lrv cel1-" "nd " solution of diluted
.suipnunc aim ana copper suipnsie.
Through thc study of a model mo-
tor this class has also learned of the
intrieneipa of mnirnrt fields and r
m m l i . .
" "'"'Ithe State Engineer shall file his
heat ha a mechanical equivalent by : inA-1nir, in lieu of tho orfi,,r hpre.
, 1 1 ' i ii ,
"per.mentally showing that i g.ven
lamouni oi wora may De iransiormea
into a definiate amount of heat
Het was acquired in this experiment
through friction; a comparison of the
work done to the amount of heat pro
duced waa made by the class. While
the determinations were not so ac
curate ar. those of the English
scicnticrt Joule, they taught tho class
the meaning of thc mechanical
equivalent of heat.
Through the study and experiments
vith evaporation thc Thysics class
has learned that whenever a liquid
evaporates it oi sumes a temperature
somewhat lower than its surround
ings. This class enlarged this fact by
evaporating ether in a vadium. As
a result of thta experiment water was
frozen in a tube by the cooling pro
cess of evaporation.
tine box to use on Valentine's Day.
They drew names and will give a
valentine to the person whose name
Gertrude Kirsch returned to school
Wednesday after ft long abrence on
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COURT WILL ACT ON
Adjudication of . Extension Applies
tioa'and Protest ' Now in Hand
of Judte Wilton
After State Engineer Rhea Luper
had handed down'his Ueciaiqn'dehying
the application of the Wapinitia Ir
rigation company for an extcn ion of
time in which to perfect construction
of plant and delivery of water to
contract holders, attorneys for the
company and protestants got to
gether, at the request of the com
pany's attorneys. They formulated
an agreement whereby the decision
of the engineer would be waived,
the whole matter to be left in the
hands of Judge Wilson of the circuit
court for final adjudication.
The stipulation, in part agrees:
It b hereby stipulated by and be
teween Wapinitia Irrigation com
pany, the State Engineer of the
State of Oregon, and Protesting
Water Users, using or entitled to
the use of water, the filings on
which have heretofore been decreed
to the eaid Wapinitia Irrigation com
pany, as follows:
The order heretofore made by
the State Engineer and bearing date
the 23rd day of September, 1919,
shall be deemed to be vacated; the
State Engineer shall within thirty
(30) days file with the clerk of this
court in the above entitled proceed
ings, his findings on the question of
the right of said Wapinitia Irriga
tion company to an extension of
time within which to complete its
Irrigation project; any person feel
ing agrrleved by said findings may
wtthia -Jorty 40) -days thereafter
file his exceptions to said findings.
When the court shall have reached
a detrmination as to the right of
vaid Wapinitia Irrigation company to
extcneBion 0f time within which
t ,et , j. irri-ation pro.
iject, the trial Judge shall announces
his decision on said question, but
the parties shall have five (5) days
thereafter withm which to decide ar.
to whether or not an appeal should
be taken from said decision. In
the event any party having the
right to appeal shall declare in
writing his of their purpose to ap-
peal from such determination or de
crce, men, .n mat eveni, me entry
of said order shall be withheld for
the period of ninety (90) days onjwith thc changM to ufce p,ace d(J.
or before the expiration of which ( lnR thc convention
the State Engineer shall file with, . , . .
. , . .... . . I Thc Maupin Community club has
court hia finding, pursuant to the . . ... . .
. , . . , ., , arranged this convention and will
terms and provisions of thc decree . . , . A,
. . . .. , I hold forth at Legion hall on the
in the above entitled matter made, . ...
. , , , , . , I evening noted above. The enter-
and entered under date of Noveni- . . . . . ...
30 j923. To those mVmg cx.
ception8 may be iIcd wltnln forty
40) divs. The court shall
inch)(ie ,ts dcU.nnmation on the
quP8ti0n of the right of said Wap-,
tifu Tifi . .
tension of timc vithin which to
complet e ito said irrigation project
thnt any pnrtv foeiinff aggrieved
bv th. mA dcfrp. or nnv
thercof. m-y rctrularlv aui'eal to
tho Supremo Court o thc state of
I Tfr its fi.liao armaa.
,b " iuiiuri ok,ecu man niivn
, tofore dated Septembcr 1929.
, t. . .,0.i,i, j : ,i,ni
v Mwa vttva V 1VH HIIU VVVV1
thereto file for the consideration of
the court all appropriate matters of
record in his office upon which said
findings arc made.
Dated this 25th dny of October
The above was signed by C. M.
Idleman for the company, Engineer
Luper, and Francis V. Galloway for
' Exceptions Cited
The exceptions to the findings of
the state engineer are, in part,
Comes now the Wapinitia Irriga
tion company, a corporation, the
owner of a permit to appropriate
public waters of the State of Ore
gon, and more particularly waten
of White River and its tributaries,
pursuant to a decree of this court,
made and entered Nqvember 30,
1923, and excepts to the findings
and Order of the State Engineer,
made and entered herein pursuant
to eaid decree and relative to the
application of said Wapinitia Irri-
OLD MAIDS DEVISE WAY
TO ACQUIRE HUSBANDS
Convention to Bo Hold Haro
Thursday Neat Invention
to Be Introduced
Maupin old maids are determined
to tecure help-meet and to that end
will hold a convention at Legion
hall next Thursday night, February
Ai that time ways and means will
be discussed and a plan adopted
whereby the spinster will be able
to overcome the machinations of the
young- flappers in controlling the
mar, market. It is an age-old say
ingthat when a women hao passed
n certain age her chances for mat
rimony are lessened and grow weak
er year by year. There are. few
marriages of record hereabouts
where an old maid has been ru.hed
to the altar and there made the
blushing bride of some man. Widow-,
both sod grass, ceem to have a
bitter chance than does the dyed-in
the-wool old maid. Maupin ole
maids have decided that ' single
blessedness has lost ife charms fo
them and to ameliorate their con
dition wiii attend a get-togethei
There are fourteen old maids in
Maupin. They have decided to
snare seme man for each one. Just
how they intend to do this will be
shown at the convention. The meet
ing is to be open that k, a small
admittance fee will be charged and
the deliberations conducted on the
i Connected with the convention
hangs a little story:
Our old maid will hold forth on
the stage of the hall. There they
will give voice to their ideas rela
tive to securing of husbands. They
will plan and discuac, dsicuss and
pian. in mis iney will De assisted
by a noted French inventor, who
has perfected a machine that he;
claims wu! restore the bloom of
youth, round out and perfect dis
torted figures, add flash and fire
to weakened eyes, give zip to con
versation and figureatively speak
ing completely rehabilitate the age
The offer of the inventor will be
accepted, his machine put to use and
when each of the sisters has been
operated upon a complete metamor-,
phosis will have taken place in ,
each subject So marked will be .
that change that a new figure will ,
be seen in place of the character.
, represented at the opening of the .
( convention. Ponce de Leon's rpringl
, of Hfe not be in it .nmMnl j
ent new and unique and will
J.e ."k Uufh Pnuer from start to
SUre to attend and see
' fn Jn!y'l0XXT c racteT
I will take nart. and some rpal rnmpdv
' ' -------r
1 10 expected. Admission, adults
50 Cents' chUdren 25 Nnti
gation company for an extension of
time within which to Derfect Its
water rights, i aid exceptions and ob
jections being more particularly as
Exceptions to the findings and
order of said State Engineer gen
erally Mpdn the grounds that the
State Engmeer failed to give . to
said Wapinftia Irrigation company
land failed to publish the notice of
the hearing, pursuant to which said
findings and order were entered,
in the manner required by section
That prior to said hearing, the
State Engineer caused a prelimin
ary investigation to be made for
the purpose of ascertaining to what
extent the Wapinitia Irrigation
company had complied with ths de
cree of November 30, 1923; and
said investigatioin was made with
out notice to the Wapinitia Irriga
tion comnany and without co sult
ing said company and that all the
information secured thereby waj
secured from parties Claiming ad
versely and untagonislic to the Wap
initia Irrigation company.
The facts found by said investiga
tion did not convey a full, fair or
complete impression as to the exact
That there were numerous other
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WORK ON RESEKVQIR
Will Emptor Local Labe
Uadar Direction of Man , . '-
From Tho Dalloo
At last the citv fathers of Mannin
have gotten down to actual work oa
the new reservoir, work on which
will begin at once. Thomas Baird,
an experienced reservoir builder of
The Dalles, has been designated as
superintendent of the work, and he
will bring a powder man as well aa
a man experienced in rock work with
him. Other labor required will be
recruited from Maupin workers.
The new reservoir will be 70
feet square and will have a mean
depth of 10 feet. Considerable rock
will have to be taken out on the
east side in order to give the big
tank level floor. When completed
he reservoir will have a capacity of
iOO.OOO gallon?!. The old reservoir
las proved to be too small for Mau-
loss of considerable water through '
It is the intention of those having
the work in charge to employ an air
compressor m drilling operations.
A mchine for that work will be se
cured at The Dalles. When the
rock has been excavated to the re.
quired depth the walla and floor ot
the reservoir will be concreted and
made as sanitary as possible. The
compressor arrived yesterday and
workmen have begeun oetting it up.
It ia figured the reservoir can be
built at a cost not to exceed $5,000.
French inventor present at the
ICE JAMS AND FILLS
uuur Dtvro rnnoc
Part of Bridge Structure Come
Upper Bridge Out
The chinook has raised cain with
WTiite river and has can ed vast
floes of ice to come down river and
jam at various points. The ice be
gan moving Saturday and by Sun
day morning a huge field had ar
rived at the lower bridge, the one
over the highway. An eye witness
to the flow of the jam says the
river raised a foot a minute for
some time and that ice was piled
mountain high in places. At the
Peck place on the lower flat the
, a ii
river niiuues turn, tntti piucc
the ice field wan diverted across the
river and covered the opposite flat
to a height of several feet The
moving jam tore trees up by the
roots and in other places snapped
off trees having a diameter of 14
inches. The current of the river
opened a channel under the ice, thus
preventing a flood, which had it not
been unobstructed, would have
covered the Peck place and other
The power plant at White river
falls was ceriously handicapped by
the ice flow and men were kept at
work diverting it over the falls and
away from the wheels of the plant.
This jam is said to have been the
heaviest ever known on White river.
Carried along by the jam were
many pieces of bridges stringers,,
braces and floor timberc. While H
it not known for a certainty it u
supposed . that both the upper
bridges the middle and upper
crossing structures have gone out
under thc extreme pressure of tha
Spit curls and all
at the Old
FORMER MAUPIN1TE CALLED
Dvid Arnott Die at Yakima
David Arnett, who moved to Yaki
ma, Washington, from thki section
about five years ago, died at that
place on Febuary 1, and was buried
at Zillah, that state, on February 4.
He was a son of M. L. Arnett, and
leaves, besides his father, five broth
ers, Chrles of Maupin, John, James,
Frank and Mark Arnett of, Beuna
Vista, Washington, and three siiters.
r ti..i. nr...;i4 7;n.,v, Mm,
and Eva Arnett of Beuna Vista,