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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (May 8, 1930)
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interests of Maupln and all of
Southern Wasco County.
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class, but works for all
THE MAUPIN HO
To Graduating Class
; Sunday evening the bacealaurcato
ervlce of tho 1080 graduating class
was held in the ichoul auditorium.
, Rev. Robert Hutchinson of the
Flint Congreatlonal church of The
dalles delivered an inspiring per
' mon. Mesdnmes Wilson, Bothwell
and Woodcock sang the beautiful se
lection, "Song of Spring." A chorus
of High school and grade students
aong Rubinstein's melody In F,
Spring Times." , Holcn Weberg and
Nova llodin furnished an Instru
mental piano duet, "Pure and True."
Rev. Hutchinson gave an inspiring
interpretation of the class motto.
"The Higher We Rise The Rroader
the View." His sermon dealt with
the need of rising m that one might
have the vision or tho broader view;
he fired his listeners with hope and
enthusiasm for the future.
1 The colora of the school, purpla
and gold, were carried out In tho
decoration on each side of the stsgo
while purple iris wa massed at each
aide with the beautiful painting ot
Mt. Hood in the background.
Yellow tulips rose above a green
border along the stage front. Wen
dell Llndley made the arti tic trelia
aci for the decorations. The school
la graceful to Me. dames Bothwell.
Semmes, Hedln, Mrs. Kelly and Job
Crabtne for the flowers they gener.
Alunmi of Maupin high wore
seated with the High student at the
aervice. They were, Arthur Appling,
Crystal Stuart, Andrew Crabtree,
Irene Matthews, Helen Weberg,
Jes e and Merle Crabtree and Ken
COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES ON '
The Commencement Exercises for
the class of 1930 will be held In the
High rchool auditorium Thursday,
May IS, at 8:00 p. m.
Judge Fred Wilson will deliver
the address of tho evening and a
packed house is expected to her
The Student Body has purchased
ten medals to be awarded to the
honor roll students. These medals
have a rafety clasp on the back and
"M. H. S. '30 is engraved across
the front in gold letters. F.ach stu
dent who receives one ran remember
his 1030 school your until 1950, as
they are warranted for twenty
A feature of the program will be
musical numbers, in which everyone
will be Interested.
Diplomas will be awarded to the
following: Gladys Martin, Albert
St. Dennis, Lelah Weberg. Orvitle
Fralcy, Robert Shepflln, Nina Mat
thews, Elton 8nodgrass and Richard
MAUPIN STEPS ON "GRASS"
SIXTEEN TO ONE
The Maupin town team defeated
the Grass Valley team 16 to 1 Sun
day. The game was played on the
school field and will probably be
the last game before work begins
on the new community athletic
The game was enjoyed by a largo
crowd. Perhaps the squabble be
tween Innings held as much interest
as the game.
', ' The new suits seemed to encour
age the team as was shown by their
rontant pecking at tho pill for
Batteries Poling and Rcnick,
Maupln. Next Sunday Manptrt vs.
Kent at Kent.
CUBS LOSE TO WAPINITIA
Mupin High baseball team finish
ed the year's schedule with Waplni
tin here April 28. The game was In
teresting and exciting from the be
ginning. Gerald Claymier pitched
a wonderful game against the high
fans. Elton Snodgrn-f, held down the
Cyclones with only one hit during
tho game,'. , Orvllle Faley caught for
I Maupin led up to the sixth inning
and then tho game resulted in Wap
Initia's favor because of errors on
Maupln's part. The final score was
to 4 in Wnpinitia's favor.
MAUPIN, OREGON. MAY 8, 1930
BOY SCOUTS VISIT At KELLY
Ralph, Harry, Jim, John, Bo,
Ivan, Melvln, and Dclbcrt, early
Sunday morning motored to Pine
Grove and from there started on a
hike up past Kelly . rprings, Sun
flower Flat, and other places of In
tcrest. The bike started at ten
Mr. Kelly had bis blnoculura along,
so the boys climbed a big butte to
look over the county, Under the 8
power glasses the county appeared
to be directly under the party. Mt.
Hond could not be seen but M.
J offer, on was visible through a
At Dumnore mill and other places
pieces of arrow heads were found.
While climbing the hill to the
highway the boys started a free for
all pine cone fight.
Monday morning the Junior and
Senior High crhools and the club
workers of the lower grades as
sembled in the gym to hear the sum
mary of the year's club work from
Mrs, Rutherford president of all the
4-H club. Mrs. Rutherford 'ejlao
advicd with the clubs on their
summer activity and stated rules and
by-laws governing the Summer
Song were led by Mr. Poling.
Mrs. Rutherford told the members
the regulations governing Summer
School attendance at Corvallis. The
club members are not send, but go
on their merits that is their club
work and reports must be up to
standard. The Maupin leaders have
added the by-laws that each mem
ber must have completed one year of
club work at Maupin.
club members , are . not sent,, but go
summer school are; Alta '" Chalaln,
Dorothy Greene, Lena Turner, Al-1
lene Wilson, Melvin Lindley. Jim
Slusher, Theodore Kirsch and Earl,
Addington. Mrs. Dv D. Wilson will
act as chaperon for the boys and
girls from Maupin during the sum
mer .rchool session, June 9 to 22.
County scholorships were won by
Harry Rutherford, Betty Slusher,
Nina Matthews and Ralph Kaiser.
State scholarships were won by
Beth Rutherford and Jean Renlck on
t The Criterion school bus will make
the trip at a charge of $6 for the
round trip. Special trip to New
port on the coast may be taken from
Corvallis at a cost of $2. The usual
spending money amounts from
three to four dollars, and Mrs. Ru
therford says that should be suffi
cient. Henry Wilson is buying his own
scholarship for $15.00.
Students wishing to enroll In the
Canning club will report next week.
The work requires the canning of
25 quarts of fruit, and exhibition of
two jnr3 at the fair. The Ball Jar
company, Economy Jar company and
the Atlas Jar company are offering
special prizes to clubs using their
A bnseball game has been arrang
ed to lake place May 18 at the Tygh
Fair grounds between Waniic and
the Maupin clubs.
4-H club members that want to
give demonstrations at the. county
Fair are to arrange for them with
All secretary report books are to
be handed In to Mrs Rutherford as
soon as finished.
The 4-H clubs wish to expresu
thanks to the parents that helped in
the 4-H stand. They also thank
the kind donors who gave money
during the winter when unable to
attend the club party.
The club is indebted io the mem
bers of the faculty, and the school
hoard for, tho hearty cooperation
)py have shown by permitting the
dubs the upc of the school time for
At the assembly Ivan Donaldson
displayed many Interesting Indian
relics that may Inter be fixed for
display. There relics may be found
in all most any canyon around here.
ATHLETIC FIELD UNDER WAY
Last Wednesday Tom Baird and
Mr. Kaiser surveyed the grounds
for the new field, Monday of this
week many students brought axes
end grub hoes which were sharpened
MAUPIN, OltEGON, TUUUSDAY, MA
Recent Class Play
"Morton, of the Movies" proved a
success Judging by the large audi
ence which betokened its enjoyment
of the play and extended congratu-
lations to the cant and Mrs. DeVoe,
The Senior claaa extends tbankx
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to all for their heorty cooperation I
and attendance. Tho class has
aside about 121.00 to apply on
visit to Corvallis to learn something
of college activities at the state high
rchool track meet. If the coopera
tion of O. S, C. makes possible the
entertainment of the class while at
the meet the Seniors will have funds
enough for the trip. Plans are un
derway for transportation. Mrs.
DeVoe will take her car and it la
hoped inter, ted patrons will furnish
the use of another car to the party
of ten. The trip would bring the
Maupin students in contact with life
at college and help' them to under
stand something of the advantages
of higher study. O. S. C. annually
puts on the track meet with that
end in view.
County Superentendent, Brum
baugh gave an interesting talk be
tween scenes in the play. He con
gratulated the Seniors on their ef
forts and the fine audience for their
undivided spirit of cooperation.
There was one thing to mar suc
cess of this commuunity affair and
that was the disturbance to the au
dience caused by several unwelcome
guests who were intoxicated. No
official law enforcement was in evi
dence. Financially the play was also
profitable to the school Total re
ceipts wer $116.60. -
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Rent Z ....$ 6.00
Flay Books 7.25
Ticket Prises S.00
rhone ... ...... 30
Wig rent ..... 1.35
Crepe hair ........... 8.5
Cream and rouge 1.20
Stage supplies 3.36
C. O. D. fee 20
$2 to each Senior to apply on
announcements ........ .... 16.00
Class gift to school 25.00
Senior trip and class flowers.. 21.60
S. B. MEETING
A student body meeting was held
Tuesday afternoon. The treasurer
was authorized to pay the current
bills. It was decided that each per
son taking part in either baseball,
ba kctball or track should receive
one letter. The president appointed
a committee of three members to de
cide where the picnic should be held.
The date of the picnic was set for
SCHOOL DAYS SOON OVER
Only two weeks are left to go.
Everyone is studying assiduously,
tince the final examinations are to
be given soon. Those who are on
the honor roll will not have to take
the final tests.
Songs chosen for commencement
have been practised. These songs
were selected by the High school and
everyone will participate in the
singing of them,
by Mr, Chalmers.
The backstop and all obstructions
were moved in preparation of the
As roon as the school grounds are
ready Mr. Shattuck will bring his
Farmall tractor and plow the field.
The Farmall will be used because it
is made especially for that kind of
Many of the patrons of the school
have offered their help and their
cooperation, which is greatly appre
ciated. Work was begun Monday night
in clearing the field of sagebrush.
Bo Wilson was champion ax "man"
as be never mised a stroke, hitting
sagebrush and rocks quite imparti
ally. The Maupin fans have long been
eager to get a new football field and
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V 8, 1930
FLAT THRU CLEAN
For the First Time in 15 Years the
Ditches Have Been Cleaned;
Ranchers De Work
During the par,t two weeks the
ranchers on Juniper Flat have been
l&"r cleaning out the ditches in the;
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'mountains and ome lower down. In!
Pace- s were found inbeaucd in
the flumes and at other places cat
tails and willows so obstructed the
flow that it was diverted to rock
wastes and coulics.
' The cut across McCubbins Gulch
has been deepened and banked up
so it will now hold water. In some I
places it was fund necessary to
deepen the cut as much as two feet
and In others from a fcot to 18
Inches. By lowering that ditch it
was made possible for water to be
conducted to the Flat. Before that
who done water had difficulty in
free flowing, as it is impossible for
water to run up hill.
A force of men representing the
Mt Hood Land & Water company
has arrived at Pine Grove, they com
ing with the announced intention of
going ahead with ditch improve
ment It is said that the gate at
the mouth of Clear Creek will be
closed. If that is done it indicates
the company has at last rustled the
bond required by the government.
That bond was to secure the forest
service against loss of timber by in
undation caused by rating the water
of the lake.
HIGH SCHOOL PLAY
Legioa Hall Packed to the Doors;
. Character, Well Portrayed
in Comedy Drama '
Well, the agony is over, the High
school Seme- play has been produc
ed and went over with a bang. Le
gion hall was packed to the doors
with an appreciative oudience, each
of whom highly commended all thoce
responsible for an evening's unadul- j
The play, "Merton of tho Movies"
lb above the usual run of play chosen
by schools. It carried a theme of
personal ambition on the part of the
lead, whose conception of what a
moving picture should be was rather
strained, and his conviction of the
proprieties of the picture in which
he starred, a comedy, brought forth
a vein 0f comedy that gave zest to
the whole production.
We would like to make individual
mention of each taking part in the
play, but by so doing we might cause
some to feel slighted, so will say
that "Merton of the Movies" was all
that had been said of it. Each mem
ber of the cast showed careful train
ing, had his lines perfectly and ex
hibited a degree of histrionic talent
seldom shown by school amateurs.
Mrs. DeVoe is dererving of much
credit for the work she did in getting
the play ready for presentation. The
boys and girls who constructed the
stage settings are to be congratulat
ed on their efforts, and those mer
chants who so willingly loaned pro
perities for the play showed a desire
to help make the play a success.-
During the intermissions the
Misses Mabel Weberg and Nova
Hedln. discoursed pleasing numbers
on the piano. That part of the pro-
fgram proved to be entertaining and
greatly assisted in making the en
tertainment the success it achieved.
All Teachers Returning
All those teachers who are mem
bers of the educational corps of the
Maupin schools the past year, have
been reengaged and will return for
another year. We say all with the
exception of Mrs. Carr, who refused
to sign a contract for the reason
that she is tired of the separation
from her husband, who is employed
at Portland, and desires to be with
CARD OF THANKS
We, the relatives of the late
Catherine Morris, wish to thank the
many friends for the respect paid
by them at her bier, for the beauti
ful floral offerings, and for the
kind help and sympathy offered to
comfort ug in our hour of grief.
ESTEEMED WOMAN FINDS
REST AFTER MANY YEARS
Grandma Morrl Passes Away
Age of 88 Years Funeral
Htd Here Sunday
Mrs. Catherine M. Morris, known
hereabout? as "Grandma" Morris, a
pioneer of this part of Oregon, died
at the home of her daughter, M.
Marcia Woodruff, The Dalles, last
Thursday evening. Funeral services
were held at the Maupin Legion
hall on Sunday, being conducted by
Rev. Joseph Knotts, Dalles pastor.
Burial took place in the Kelly ceme
tary. The funeral cortege was one
of the largest ever seen in Maupin,
there being about 60 cars in the
Mrs. Morris, formerly Catherine
M. Thomas, was born in Missouri in
June, 1841, and crossed the plains
with ber parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas T. Thomas, by ox-team in
1851. Catherine then being 10 years
The Thomas family settled in
Linn county near Scio where Cath
erine was married to C. L. Morris
in 1859. They continued to live
there until 1861, when both Thomas
and Morris families came to Wasco
county,-where they settled on Three
Mile on what is now the Arthur
Sharp place. The men were in the
stock business and lost all of their
horses and cattle during the hard
winter of 1862, when v hundreds of
head of livestock in this district per
ished. The families then returned to
their former home in Linn county.
In 1887 Mr. and Mrs. Morris return
ed to .the Tygh Valley ds-trict, and
Mrs. Morris had been a continuous
resident in this county since that
time. For the last nine years she
has made her home in The Dalles.
She was a member of the Old Wasco
County Pioneers' association.
Mrs. Morris leaves five daughters,
Mrs, Callie M. Bigbee of Mosier;
Mrs. Mary Young; and Mrs. Mer
da Wooddruff, of The Dalles; Mrs.
Lenora Nolin and Mrs. Hattie A.
Davidson, of Portland; five sons.
Preston G. of Jewell, Ore., Milton
M,, of The Dalles, William G, of
Odell and Harvey L., and George L.,
of Maupin; one sister, Mrs. Susie
Bateman of Hunfsrille, Wash., one
brother, Judge William G. Thomas
of Wrangell, Alaska; 32 grand
children; 52 great-grandchildren and
one great-great- grandchild. The
deceased attended the Baptist .and
Christain churches. V
Assistant Manager Calls
E. G. Harlan, assistant manager
of the Oregon State Camber of
Commerce and editor of "Oregon
Business." with Senator Joseph, was
In town yesterday for a short time.
Senator Joseph was getting ac
quainted with prospective supporters
in his political campaign. This of
fice acknowledges a fraternal call
by Mr. Harlan.
The Popular Pea
JttEAS are almost universally
jLl10Pular. Some of us high-hat
)T the odorous onion, others snub
the simple spinach, while still
others f-? inferior in the company
of the aristocratic artichoke. But
whether we aspire to artichokes or
cotton to cabbages, everyone setras
to like the personality of peas.
)- Peas and their Pals
1 Incidentally peas are very good
mixers, and in case you have been
serving them in a solo dish, try
these new orchestrations:
Peas uitk Fresh Tomatoes'. Cut
three or four firm tomatoes in sec
tions and saute gently in three table
spoons butter until soft. Season
well, add contents of a medium-size
can of peas. Heat and serve.
Va and Walnut Roast: Mix
lightly together one and one-half
IN LAST FORMS Of
Bailder Tom Balrd Doe( Fin Work
in Building Oar Water
Foreman Tom Baird announced
the completion of Maupin' new
reservoir Tuesday evening, the last
of the concrete having been poured
that day. Work of relaying the
pipe lines from the rams will be be
gun immediately and hustled along,
it not being the intention of depriv
ing citizens of water any longer
than absolutely necessary.
Since work begun on the reservoir
reme time in March, it has byen
done as fast at possible. We a, icr at
times was responsible for delays,
while the non-arrival of gravel was
the source of tome time lost Not-
l withstanding those handicaps Mt.
! Bair kept at work and completed the
big tank in record time, The reser
voir will hold 350,000 gallons f
water and this will be augmented by
the capacity of the old reservoir. -Mr.
Baird installed measuriruj
weirs in the new tank and now it b
possible to learn just exactly how
! much water is being pumped thereto,
A fence will be constructed around
the new work, this being done to
keep out contamination resulting
from grazing stock. The work of
relaying the pipe lines will not take
long, it being figured that it will be
completed in less than a week after
STREAMS RECEIVE BEDSIDES
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Many Thontaads Distribated by the
State Came Comm'ution
The State Game commision trucks
have been busy hereabouts for sev-
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erui aays in me wore oi aistriouting
trout to various streams in this sec
tion. Trout were placed in the De-
chutes at Cove, in the MetoUus at
Sherman Camp, the headwaters of
that stream; in Eight Mile, Fifteen
Mile, White , River, Badger and
There still, remains about 1,340,
000 trout in the growing- ponds at
Oak Springs and these will be turn
ed into streams later in the season.
Manager Smith expects to receive
approximately 2,000,000 trout eggs
for this season's catch, they being:
rainbow trout These fingerlings
will be held in the ponds until next
season, when they will be distributed.
Mada Fast Time- : , ::.
One day recently Bobby Davidson
J made a trip to Portland with a load
iof livestock.. He made the round
trip In one day and consumed a
total of but nine hours of actual
I driving time on the trip.
cups pea pulp (fresh or canoedV
one cup soft bread crumbs, one-ball ;
cup chopped walnuts, one-fourth cua
butter, one beaten egg, a little sah,
pepper and onion juice. Pot into a '
buttered baking dish or loaf pan, ,
and bake in moderate oven, J30
degrees, for 30 to 45 minates until
set and brown. Serve with two,
thirds cup hot canned tomato soon,
undiluted. s. '
Dmplingt with Ptat: Sift two
cups flour, one teaspoon salt, four
teaspoons baking powder, and cut
in one tablespoon fat. Add threer
fourths cup milk, drop by spoon
fuls on a greased steamer and,
steam twelve to fifteen minutes.
Remove to a hot platter and sur
round with alternate piles of peas,
using a No, 2 can of peav in highly
seasoned white sauce, and butterrl
carrots, . .
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