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Become a Stockholder fa the United SfateS--8uy War Savings Stamps
EAGLE VALLEY NEW
VOLUME 0, NO 32
RICHLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 20, L918
$1.50 A YEAR
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MUTUAL CREAMERY CO.
Cream, Milk and Eggs
It. M. Kirk, Resident Manager
RICHLAND - . OREGON
Attorney at Law
Fourth Floor Sonmors Building
Irvine Lodge No. 86
Knights of Pythias
Moot (ivory U'oduomlay ullit tit tlmlr
CiihIIu Unit In Itlclilmitl, Orou. Vlnlt
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W. tVUAI.KV, IC.ofll. AH,
C, E. THORP
All kinds of legal blanks on hand
Your patronage solicited
W. E. BAIRD
LICENSED EMHALMER R
Calrt ili1 Flifoudu it( All lie
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l'liono: TwoehortK, Ono long
I W. R. USHER
Notary Public t
Ofllco, Second nntl U'nlnut Htfl.
Oppnnitti Ohrialiaii Church
FREDERICK R, WILSON
Physician and Surgeon
Night 'phono, ono long ring on
all linos. .
Dny 'phono call central office,
Baker's Popular Hotel
NEW MODERN CLEAN
Un'Jer Direct Suiiorvision
of Tho Owner
Bpuclnl Itnton to Pennnncnt QiieBta
a T. GODWIN
Bldgi Hiikorj Orbgon
WOODSON L. PATTERSON
ATT'Y AT L AW
BAKEU . OREGON
BV SAME MOWER
A teq'iblu accident happened at
tho Subs & Schnan Ranch about
11:30 Tuesday morning, which
resulted in ono man maimed for
lifo and another badly injured.
A few days ago two young fel
lows claiming to bo Russians and
giving thoir name3 Bill Bitnor
ami Rinard Calp, applied at (ho
ranch for work and on Tuesday
morning were put to mowing buy.
It appears that Calp stopped his
team to fix something about tho
harness. Although previously
warned, lie fniietl to throw the
machine out of gear and stopped
in front of tho sickle-bar; when
ho reached flown to pick up tho
linos tho tcatutnrtcdnnd his loft
arm was completely severed a
few inches above tho wrist and
his left log badly lacerated.
Noticing something was wrong
Hitncr stopped his team and has
tened to Gulp's aid, who in tho
meantime had got cleur of tho
machine, but in endeavoring to
catch tho horses Calp had been
driving he got in front of the
sickle-bur and his left foot was
Both men received many other
cuts undrnlches and were cov
ered with blood when picked up
by other workmen and tnken ton
Dr. Wilson was summoned and
dressed their injuries, and later
in tho afternoon the men were
taken to the hospital at Baker by
As Mr. Schnau had carefully
warned both men of tho dunger,
of getting in front of the sickle
bar, no blame for tho uccident
can be laid to him.
A Former Resident Dead
We have just teen informed of
tho death of John Baker, which
occurred at Phoenix, Arizona, on
Juno 3rd. Ho had underwent an
operation for appondicitis about
six weeks ago, but had to under
go another for tuborculnr trouble
tho result of which caused his
Mr. Bukor was a resident of
Eagle Valley for about 20 years
previous to his removal to Arizona
a few months ago, and was well
and favorably known throughout
An appropriate program in
cluding patriotic talks by Rev. A.
Thomas and Rev. J. M. Johnson,
was given at tho Methodist
Church Sunday night in honor of
tho kboys who are leaving for
army service; Tho church was
lenuti fully decorated and tho
services u great success. Credit
is duo Elnlor Holman for having
planned the entertainment. A
collection was taken and $18.00
raised for tlio Red Gross;
Our arch Supports will sure give
you comfort; try a pair. E. &
Wt Ghandleri ad
TWO MEN INJURE
THE W S 8 DRiVC
One of the most successful con
ventions over held in this part
of tho country occurred in Baker
Inst Friday evening when more
than one hundred delegates from
all parts of tho county attended
the War Savings Convention.
Hon. John L. Rand,. Senator
Strnycr and Judge Anderson ad
dressed tho meeting. Great en
thusiasm was aroused, and when
Mr. A. A. Smith took charge to
outline the plans of the campaign
on June 28tlr, he had a thorough
ly interested audience- with him.
Briefly the plan is that by pro
clamation of President Wilson and
tho Governors of the various
states, all citizens will meet in
their respective school districts
on the evening of June 28th.
This is the first time in history
that the citizens of the United
States have gathered in this man
ner, and it marks the culmination
of the awakening of the war
spirit of the people.
At these meetings the quotas
assigned to the various school!
districts in War Savings Stamps!
will be raised. The slogan is to
be "Raise two billiorj dollars in
thirty minutes." - Every one
should attend this meeting with
the idea of subscribing, to the ex
tent of his ability. $
Instructions given trie sectional
uiju Helium uisincc camrmen re
gording tne w. a. s. drive are
Tost explicit. In every schoo
district in the United States com
mittees have beeji appointed to
call on each and every person on
next Monday and Tuesday, June
21 and 25. Each committee will
oa composed ot two persons, so
there will bo no misunderstand
ing as to any statements made
The individual will be requested
to sign a pledge to buy his quota
of War Savings Stamps before
Dec. 31, 1918, (credit will be giv
en for all such stamps already
owned). Should an individual
be financially unable to pledge
tho amount asked, and the com
mittee are satisfied as to that
fact, a certain card is made out
and signed up. Other cards are
provided for "slackers" and for
persons who sign the pledge un
willingly or make remarks in any
way derogatory to the U. S. or
in favor of our enemy.
On Friday evening, June 28th,
n mass meeting will bo hold in
each school district and every in
dividual is commanded by the
government to attend. Before
a meeting adjourns the total
quota for that district MUST BE
Card tif Thanks.
To the kind neighbors and
friends, wo wish to thank every
one for their help in tho burial of
our infant daughter and sister.
Mr. and Mrs. II. 5. HaskhiB
Bonrd vnnr hriv lihtids nfc tho
utcniand Hotel. , see Landlord
Kelley and arrange for meals:
This 18 your war. Jta result will determine tho
futuro wolfnrp of your children, and your children's
children. The ofahvart sons of America now nfc tlio
front aro FIGHTING YOUR BATTLES FOR YOU.
They aro determined on VICTORY the sort of
victorj- that you want, a VICTORY that means
Thoy aro fighting for YOU with COLD STEEL.
Tho loast you can do for THEM is to FIGHT
FOR THEM WITH COLD CASH.
Sunday, June 23
Some of the best talent of
Baker County is to be utilized on
tho above date in a speaking
campaign in the interests of the
War Savings drive. The speakers
will tell why we must "go over
tho top" with our quota and give
much information in regard to
the war situation.
, Addresses will be made in this
section by Hon. John L. Rand
nnu judge uustav Anderson as i
Sparta at 11:00 a. m.
New Bridge at 2:30 p. ml
Richland at 8:00 p. m.
Judge Aljen will speak at Rob
inctte at 8:00 p. m.
Be sure to attend one of these
Still Likes Florida.
Our friend P. F. McLain writes
from New PortRichey, Fla., that
he is still in love with tl at coun
try although it is pretty hot.
He sends an invitation to join him
on a fishing trip after tarpon and
also says: "Was up to Dade City
on April 8, 9 and 10 to a G. A. R.
reunion; had a fine time. There
wero about 125 of the old boys
present. Had a fine auto ride
through the country and crops
looked fine; corn was as high as
my head in places, some were
planting, and there was green
corn to oat at the table. There
will Im n liirr nrnn nF nil imis fruits?
peaches are about gone, butplen-
ty of plums, and will got per
simmons later. Regards to all
Mr. Francis J. Gibbon of Rich
land and Miss Besmer May Hearn
of Halfway have been granted a
license and will be married at
Halfway next Sunday.
Geo. Smyrlo of Deer Flat has
been awarded the contract for
carrying tho Sparta-Baker mail
route beginning July 1.
A large number of Halfway
citizens wero called to liaKer asj
witnesses in a whisky case this
"fod will like our" dried fruits;
buy now for haying, Raley's.-ad
Bill Farley has m'6ved to the
in Your Hat!
FROM A TRUCK DRIVER'
Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Fla.'
Dear Mr. Thorp:
As I am satisfied my many
friends in Eagle Valley would like
to hear from me, but am too busy
to writs to them all, will request
that you publish this letter.
This state is sure pretty and I" ,
have more than enjoyed myself
since I have been here. There1
are some of the prettiest beaches,;
land parks that a person ever saw.
and I have taken them all in."
This place is noted for some of, i
the prettiest palm trees, apd also -abundance
Our camp is located on the
famous St. John's River, one of
the prettiest rivers in th e" U. S! A?
I always thought that Eacle
Valley was a hot place, but. yoii
have cool weather there compar
ed with what we have here. It'
was 119" in the shade today. Will
admit Florida is a nice state, but
prefer good old Eagle Valley for
I am in the Quartermasters.
Corps and sure like this branch
of the service fine. Was trans
ferred here tfrom Camp Lewis,
Wash., in May. Am attending .,
school four hours a day, and the. "
remainder of the day 1 drive a
truck, which work I enjoy very,
much. As all truck drivers' are
promoted to corporal, I am ex
pecting my promotion any day.
A boy from Baker is assistant
drivel with me.
I suppose all the Eagle Valley
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an tne people neno and ggive
them mv bMt Peffard
wishing to drop me a line should
Pvt. Kenneth C. McCormick,'
Motor Truck Co. No 41G,
Motor Supply Train 411,
Camp Joseph E. Johnston,
Q M. G Florida;
A 7-pound daughter was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Dj F. Dimmick
at their home in Baker on' Mon
dae, June ioth.
About 42G barrels of flour have
been returned to dealers by the
loyal citizens of Eagle and Pine
Valleys and more to come.
Shoes and oxfotds for Womeni'
men and children laftfo stock of
latest styles at SaUhders Bro's. .
Don't miss the want ad" col
umn on last page.