UNlVtRSlTY LIBRA MAIPIM Always workinj: for the best interests of Maupin and all of Southern Wasco County. Publishes only that news U to print Caters to no particuiix class, but works for aH ! ,., VOLUME XVI MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY J , 1030 Number 25 MES THE RUAUPira HI VOLUME IL Merton MAUPIN TAKES SECOND IN TRACK Tht ninth annual Wasco County Track Mont was hld at Tygh Valley last Saturday, April 20. , Although Maupin did not win the mett It waa clearly evident that the took first In most of the field events. Javelin first, ; Wendell LIndlcy, aecond, Knitrht; third, Stueber. High Jump, class A firHt, Bonney Duur 6 feet 6 Inchon. That Jump aet a new record for Waiico County Track meet. Shot Put first, Klton Snodgrat. Pole VaultIvan Donaldson, Un derbill and E. Strausscr all tied fr first place. Broad Jump, Class A first, Elton Snodgras i third. Bonney Dims. 880 yard run, first, Knight, aecond, Glenn Alexander. Discus first, Itifhard Crabtrec, 87 feet. 440 yard relay, B boys first, Maupin Slusher, Kramer, Bothwcll, Addlngton. 160 yard relay, C girls first Maupin, Foley, Greene, Kramer, and Chastaln. '- Several schoL participsted In this meet, among which were Ante lope, Shanlko, Maupin, Wapinitln Tygh Valley, Dufur, Boyd, Moaler nd Chenowith, Mill-Cnek, Rowcna. The points wre well distributed among the different schools as ri valry was keen and each school was out to win. Altho Dufur won with a total score of 109 points, Maupin w- second. The day was somewhat disagree able for the spectators as well as the contestants hut there has never been a track meet without rain or wind. County Superintendent Brum baugh deserves commendation on his lntere. t and support of the track meet, which gives the schools of the county the opportunity of competing In athletics as well as good sports manship. The meets also serves w opportunity for the older people to get together and compare the abili ties of their children. The Judges and assistants were; Starter, George Couper; Judges of finish-. N. Wiley, Beryl Ilodgen and Bruce Hull; Field event Judge.-' J. J. Blanchard, A. W. DeVoe, Wm. Meldinger; judges of baseball throw and horseshoe pitching, C. W. Ileis ler, Oscar Renlck. Timer, L. S. Stovall. Announcer, Wade Hampton. Ribbons, Callie M.. Bigbee, Belle Kirk. . Clerk of course, Tom Tomlinson. The track meet, brings happiness to alt participants and especially to the midget athletes. It gives every one a chance to show exactly what he ran do. If the different schoolr could assembly for a short time be fore each track meet and Join in a program including singing, it would help to create a friendlier atmos phere which' would soften the intense rivalry of the rchools. ALUMNI TO ATTEND HIGHER SCHOOLS The Maupin Hi alumni and their frlenda will be interested to know that three of the alumni are to at tend higher schools of learning next year. Crystal Stuart, and Irene Matthews will attend the University of Oregon and Helen Weberg is planning on attending the Oregon State Colloge. Maupin is proud to have it young people interested in higher learning and wrhes them much success In their college careers. IZZAK WALT0N1ANS BUSY ; Saturday and Sunday saw the river lined with fishermen; From twenty to twenty-five cars were counted under the bridge, while the camp grounds were filled. Several good catches were reported. Bakeoven haa partially cleared up and the fjsh are' running thir again. The Deschutes river is especially altrne tlve now, while trcs are, in flower, and the' river banks are preen and f re, h. Incident ally we mention the fact that trout flies" are ''showing up. MAUPIN, OREGON, MAY 1, 1930. of the Movies Saturday BACCALAUREATE SERVICES, ON SUNDAY EVENING MAY 4 Hev. Hutchinson of the First Con gregationalist church of The Dalles will deliver the bacralaurate address to the Maupin. graduates on Sunday evening, May 4, t 8 o'clock. I Tygh Valley High school has been Invited to participate and make this their occasion also. As the students are carger to have thWr assembly hall as inviting as pos sible for the baccalaureate service, they have arranged the stage cur tains, oiled the floor, and made the old drapes look like new. The itage will be decorated with flowers, lat tices and the school colors. All pre invited to come to this big school-church event of the year Special music has been arranged. This Sunday evening, May 4. NEW ATHLETIC FIELD IN SICHT Plans are under consideration for a new football and baseball field. Mr. Kaiser and Mr. Poling are lay ing out the field. It Is to be 120 yards long and at least 65 yards wide. It will be made large enough for a baseball field also. 'Several of the Legion members have been working with the school board on the plana for the field. Some of them have agreed to help grade it. The patrons of the school are eager to see the field developed and it Is hoped that many of them will help with the work. The students are jubilant and will do all In their power to help the de velopment of the enterprise. SENIORS INVITE FRIENDS TO COMMENCEMENT The 1930 Commencement program will be held at the High school auditorium May 15 at 9 p. m. The speaker chosen by the claa la Honor able Fred Wilson of The Dallea. The program for that night will be well arranged and 11 will be worth the time of the patrons of the school to come and see their young folks graduate. Commencement night is a moment of feeling for the graduates. It means and end of twelve years of study in the local rchools. The grad uates each go their separate ways to make new friends. They promise, however, to remember their class mates and the good 'old Maupin school days. All activities of the school year of 1929-30 will be reviewed in the form of a play, each Senior taking a part. The Valedictorian's address will be delivered by Gladys Martin. Her subject Is, "Studies of the High School." There are also several musical numbers being practiced for that occasion. The stage ia being decorated by the Juniors under the direction of Mr. DeVoe with the aa isUnce of Interested' friends of the graduates. CLUB WORK AT TYGH VALLEY MEET The members of the 4-H club of Maupin served pleasing meals and refreshments to the people who patronised them at the fair ground last Saturday. The purpose of the club was to spcure more revenue to send those members who have not vl itcd the summer school at CorvBllis. Those who helped in the serving were: Betty, Beth, Grcatha,'" Alta Nova, Lena, " and Margaret Mes- damea, DeVoe, Carr, Joynt and Can trell shouldered some of the work with the aid of a few parents and club lenders. The exact amount oP money made hna not been learned, due to the late checking of rome bills, but Is will be published next week. FLOWERS IN EVIDENCE The three bunches of daisies plant ed In front of the school Tuesday morning by Mr. Weberg will add to the beauty of the school grounds. These flowers are tokens of Mrs. Confer' good will to the Maupin rchoola. . TOMES NUMBER 84 WINNERS OF MEMORIAL POPPY POSTER SALE Winners from this district of the one dollar prii offered by the local Amctican Legion Auxiliary for the best Memorial poster entered in the Memorial campaign were; Evelyn Powell of the High school group, Jean Renlck oft the Seventh and Eighth grade division and Goldie Alexander of Victor from the Fourth Fifth and Sixth grade division. On the winning poster from the High school division appeared the motto: ''He Beckonn from the Field of Glory." The poster have been sent to the judges whose decision will determine the winner of the five dollar prise to be awarded by the American Le gion Auxiliary for the beat poster entered in the contest from each dis trict within the state. This campaign is sponsored each year by the American Legion Aux iliary In commemoration of the World War heroes. DR. ELWOOD k FRIEND TO SCHOOL CHILDREN Dr. Elwood is always ready to ihow hia interest in children of the Maupin schools. He came down last Thursday morning and examin ed aspirants for track honors. Dur ing the year he has given his time to the diphtheria clinic, to the 4-H club and has examined the athletes of the football squad. The students take this oppor tunity of expressing publicly their appreciation of their friend,, Dr. Elwood." - BOY SCOUTS STUDY ANNULAR ECLIPSE Fifteen boys turned out for the Hiout neeting Thursday night at the tchool house. After a hard game of basketball, Mr. Kelly gave them a talk on science. The sub ject of eclipse; was especially in teresting because of tbe eclipse to follow. A hike ha been : planned for Sunday, May 4th, although Mr. Kelly as not yet Informed the boys of the intended trip. The next meeting will be on May first. The Girl Scouts met laet Tuesday evening. MERTON'S IN TOWN (ByAb.) ' Everybody reedy for the big show! The advance ticket sale surpasses all expectations. It seems that every one In the community known about Merton. Seniors and Mrs. DeVoe are work ing hard smoothing up the rough spots and progress is being made in the collection of costumes and pro perties. Everyone is working hard ro they tan be on time and ready on the biff niffhL V Mrs. DeVoe praises the cast for their genuine effort to please the many who will come to see Merton. By advance purchase of tickets already made many people have indi cated their intentions of being pres ent when the curtain rises on the firrt act. . Goshwller'g store Is all let for the opening with a. new line of the best brand of groceries. ' The movie lot is all agog with the excitment of Mcrton's big hit The huge tank Is in place vhere the fearless heroine will take her almost fatal dive;, the guns will boom, cameras slick, and tender hearts will sigh . as handkerchiefs art applied. In fact, all the happening of a life time will be crowed into two brief hours. OUTDOORS ASSEMBLY ENJOYED The students of the lower grade, Seventh and Eighth, and High school met on the school lawn hat Friday at 2:30. p. m. where thw enjojyed the first outdoors assembly. Mr. DeVoe had the piano moted out on the lawn. The students then took part in the singing of the "Oregon State Song,' "Boosting The Old III SCHOOL ATHLETIC FIELD SURE THING FOR MAUPIN Space Laid Out For Football and Baseball Game Leg lea , Prombea AstUlan.ee After an agitation on the txtrt of lntere ted students of the Maupin j schools and some public-minded; citizens our schools will soon be pro-- vided with an athletic field. ' The field has been measured and laid out and work on leveling will soon be begun. : Some time ago the school board purchased what is called the "Mau pin Park," a tract of land acquired by the city wtih a view of establish ing a public place of 'enjoyment in the outdoors. That purchase gave the schools the needed space for an athletic field and now that the en terprise has taken definite shape we may expect that Maupin schools will soon be equipped with as good a field as has any school in Oregon. The move is wise one and will fill a long felt need. CHAMBERLAIN VISITS MAUPIN County Board Candidate Interviews Many of Oar Voter This office ejoyed a visit with George Chamberlain, member of the county board, last Thursday. Mr,. Chamberlain was here in the in terest of hig candidacy to succeed himself as member of the county board and with L. B. Kelly called on many Maupinites. Mr. Chamberlain is another good man chosen by the county court. He succeeded the late commissioner Curtisand has made a, valuable member of "our county governing body. ' He is engaged in fruit raising at Mo&ier, owning and cultivating one of the best orchards in Wasco county. He is a student of the coun ty's needs and is intensely interest ed in our road program. . ne is al way alert to the economic side of the county's affairs and will not give sanction to expenditures of county money without something tangible to show for It. He is a good man to retain in office. Louisville Slugger bats, all models at the Maupin Drug Store. High School" and "Pep." They then marched around the lawn and formed the letter "ML" Bo Wilcon cleverly led in the school cheers. I Transportation for the track meet was discussed and the teachers as sisted in finding a way so that every one could go. After a lively rally for the coming track meet they were dtsratsed at 3:30. MAUPIN TOWN BASEBALL The Maupin town baseball team has taken a ' new start with Dan Poling and Oscar Renlck as mana gers. New suits have been provided for by Maupin business men, and the team is endeavoring to give the business men something for their cooperation. Although the suits have not arrived, they expect to have them for the next frame. Two of the Maupin High school player are now starring with the town team, as sure fire players. Five games have been played bo far, all resulting in Maupin's favor. The games were as follows: Waplnitia here, 13-4 j Dufur here, 11-4; Dufur there 9-8; Kent here, 4-0, Grass Valley there, 3-0. Come out and support the team at the community ground?. A peppy game ia sceduled with Grass Valley, wh0 ia determined to down Maupin here on May 4 th at 2:00 p. m. next Sunday. GRADE NOTES Seventh and Eighth j The pupils of the Seventh grade engaged in a debate Tuesday. The question .was, Resolved: The the white men were justified In taking the Indian's lands and hunting grounds from him. The affirmative were Jean, Dorothy and , Douglas while those of the negative were Ralph, Theodore and Herbert Ber nice, Frances and Earl acted as Judges -ani Jack as chairman The LOOKS LIKE OLD TIMES ACAIN Maupin's Baseball Tem Looming b - ' Like aa Eclipse ' 'Time was, and that not so" many years tack,' when Maupin had one of the best amateur baceball teams In the Northwest Teams from all over this section were met and de feated and it became evident that out baseballbts were undefeatable. That time seems to have return ed,' for tfic' team representing Mau pin this year has won every game played, and each by a deck Ive score. To show how our boys are playing we append a list of games already played with the scores made in each, they being: Wapinitia, 13-4 Dufur, 11-4 and 9-8; Kent, 4-0; Grass Valley. 3-0. In those games Maupin made a total of 30 tallies to their oppon ents' 16, or enough to win a sea run's games. Grass Valley will be here next Sunday and that team is (smarting under the recent defeat and will come with an intention "of taking Maupin into camp by a large margin. Maybe they will; maybe not HUGH KNIGHT IN HOSPITAL Operated on far AppendUStic and Making Recovery Hugh Knight is in Portland at the Veterans' hospital, where he war operated on for appendicitic April 19. Hugh was making arrangements to take his brother to Arizona when he waa attacked by the ailment and was compelled to seek surgical as sistance. In a letter to James Chal mers Hugh tells of making recovery from the effects of the operation, which will be good newi to his many friends in this locality. STAKING BAKEOVEN HIGHWAY CommioBr Trying to Got Away From SUep Gradoc Commissioner Chamberlain, with the county engineer, has been in the Bakeoven district the past few days, engaged in viewing a site for a new road up Bakeoven hill. Mr. Cham berlain, with Commissioner Lew Kelly, is, endeavoring to ascertain a more feasible grade than the one now in use. He seems to favor a grade starting farther up the creek and winding up the canyon, which will permit of a road reaching up at a grade of but little more than 6 per cent The road will not be built this year, but will be considered in nex. year's budget Sunday . Serrices r , The regular Sunday session will be held next Sunday at 10:00 a. m. There will be no preaching service, aa the day ia the one assigned to Wapinitia, Sunday school and preach ing there in the morning. Preaching at Fine Grove at 11:30 a. m. Young people'i C. E. at 6:45, followed by a baccalaureate sermon to the Wap initia graduating class. Clark M. Smith, Pastor. debate was held before the pupils of Mrs. Cantrell's room and the negative won. For the last week both the Seventh and Eighth grades have had many hundreds on their report cards. In Civics the Eighth grade has finished studying the Constitution and are studying the government of Oregon. The Seventh grade has finished their Arithmetic and are reviewing. Fifth and Sixth The children brought pieces of glass to school Monday and smoked them by burning tires. They watched the eclipse of the sun through the glasses. , , . -. . .. .. Primary The First and Second grades are having a bird project. Colored bird pictures are on the bulletin boards. The Btory, "01 Mistah Buzzard" by Burgess is being read aloud for the moVning exercise. , The pupils of the Primary room are very proud of the two ribbons won by our midgets in the 50 yard dash. Jeanne Mayhew won second prize, Jack Bothwcll third. The Inspectors for this week are Gayle Mayhew, Jack McLeod; Cheri Pratt Verl Confer are the policemen for this week. Mrs. Weberg and Mrs. Semmes were visitors Friday afternoon. The Primary pupils enjoyed greatly i Uic track rally Friday aXteiQQOO. BIG TIDE ASSURED ALL AT III SCHOOL JOVIEPLAY "Morten of the Movie" Read for Presentation to 'Maupin :i ' Show Goer The stage h set, the i.lnver up in their parts, the business carefully reheased and all is ready far 'the presentation of this year's cla'as play "Merton of the Movies." . Mrs. DeVoe has been untiring in her efforts to bring the cast up to perfection In the individual parts and when Saturday night arrivea each member will be ready to show his or her histronic ability. An extra large advance sale has been made and when the curtain goes up on the first act a large audience will greet the players. The story has been told in prior fcsues of this paper so all our readers are familiar there with. The plot is Interesting land wag written with a view of depicting the hard work necessary , to "break into the movies." The character will be portrayed by capable student and as the story advances lntere? t will grow apace. ' . A peculiar incident in connection with the play is that "The Manu facturer," the .people who send ' u uregon jsew notes, in this week' assignment mentioned the fact thai "Goshwiler's grocery store would open for business in quarters in the) Legion hall on May 3." Which goes to show that The Maupin Times ia read by people who are awake He what is going on in Oregon. C ' Get to the hall early if you desh-4 to secure a good seat, as we predict a rush at the box office early in the evening of Saturday. ' Bring your friends with you and let them learn, what Maupin pupils are capable of in the line of the drama. .' BOY SCOUTS OF NINE COUNTIES Wai Caher at Hood River Nest. Saturday and Sunday Y ., Governor A. W. Norblad will pre sent the Boy .Scouts with the badges earned by them, at an Investure ser vice, to be held in the Hood River High school, Sunday evening, May 4, at 7:30 pi m. marking the close of the largest two day jamboree ever held in the council area. A Ao) fl in Wtkinli at V 11 3 M jut IT. A VCBr 4. A Via IBS CTUiVU UUi USISJ barn will be extinguished by fire trucks manned by Scouts, while ' talkie movie news reel is taken; inre. works Saturday night; a etunt camp' fire hour; school field meet on Sat urday; special church service," both the camp and in the local churches; flag ceremonies and other' event leading up to -the hour that the Governor will lead the parade to the) High school, .followed by the Boy? Scout band and ending with the Governorer's address, ' 1 Scouts and their leaders - from, nine counties are coming, and the fact that no admission will be charg ed, is announced, and all invited. ' The thrill of sleeping under tree ,and stars will he enjoyed by the Scouts camping in the Hood River auto park, if the weather permits, and if not they will occupy the cabins provided for their use. la tere: in this event is shown by the Rotary Club, who have provided the supper, that . will be eaten by the boys Saturday evening. Some spec- afternoon, in the "branches of eamPr ing, hiking, aquatics ' and scout, athletic games. , ... Troops will put on different stunt st the Saturday campfire, vieing with each other for the applause due the best one.- One of the greatest attractions will be the real . fii I staged just as me uovernor reacacp the High school, where he will later speak and present the Scouts with their badges. . - , ,i Piling Winter'c Wood - '.. Oscar Renfek is .employed sivfrjl hours each day piling wood, .in lumber yard. ' The wood was cut ty the Linns and is from solid straight grained pine treeg and will be dry enough for all purposes by winter. . . . ; ' Let us figure on your spring paint job. We have the W. P. Fuller.. Company's paints and oils. , Sea the) Maupin Drug Store.