aiIlet. news XT1 a rsr .xp VOLUME. (i; N6 39 MUTUAL CREAMERY CO. Cream, Milk and Eggs R. M. Kirk, Resident Manager RICHLAND OREGON " , W. H. STRAYER Attorney at Law Fourth Floor Sonmers Building Baker, Oregon' Irvine Lodge No. 86 Knights of Pythias Aleut ovttry Wcdncmlny iilnlit at tlicir Cantlu Hull Injtlclilnud, Oregon. Vlait Iiir llrollieraniiulo woleonio. 0. It. COO EH, 0. 0. V. ('. HA LEV, K.of It. A H. W. E. BAIHD, FUNERAL DIRECTOR LICENSED EMBALMER O.kcU ml Khtouil Of Alt 4I04 , Alt; In Block ltlCULANl). OREGON 1'liuno: Two dliortd, Onulontt f .W. R. USHER , Notary Public Conveyancer Olllco, Hocond nnd Wnlimt His. a Opposite ChrUltan Clmtcli FREDERICK. R, WILSOf'' Physician and Surgeon ' Richland, :-: Oregon Night 'phono, one long ring on nil lines. Day 'phone call central office. &?e. Rog'ers Baker's Popular Hotel NEW MODERN CLEAN Under Direct Supervision of The Owner POPULAR PRICES Spijcliil KntuH to lVr.nniu'iit Gtumta NILSON TRACTORS. ' Ilullt up tq a (itandurd. not down to n price, i - Unlit weight Btrong pull Superior quality. Automatla Traction by "pull" Instcud Of dent! weight. , HtnmiH up to hard norvlco with mini mum uxpoiifle. N lMon rleiilor.St.38 H. NlUon Junior, IB-26 II, p. Uoo our local ncent, or ond for catalog. NII.80N TllAOTOll BALIC8 COMPANY, - I5at MorrUon nnd Hast Third Eta, ." l'ortlund, Oreeon, MAHL SERVICE CUT The peoplo of the Punliandle aro up in arms at the rccont order that beginning August 7th (yea- torday) tho train sei vico between Huntington and Robinette would bo cut to three trains a week in stead of six as has been the schedulo for years past. Consideripg tho action of tho railway ofilcipls as oxtrcmslv un just, as is cuts our mail service in half, a number of represcnta uvo cmzonH qi battle Valley on Tuesday night sent a telegram to Congressman N. J. Sinnott at Washington, asking him to im mediately taKe the matter up with tho Post Office Denarlment s and if tho railroad's order could not bo cancelled to try nnd have a Star routo established between Baker and Cornucopia. rtii ti inreo mans in seven days is less service than that accorded this section over thirty yeais ago when I ho settlers were few and far between and whon but hun dreds were served where there are now thousands. Richland, New Bridge, Halfway and Cor nucopia business interests will bo seriously affected by the ordpi and all residents discommoded to trgreut extent. nfflnv In tho. Piinliniwllrt lmui. always contended that as'good if not a btttcr mail, service could JUt maintained by a Star route from Baker, in fact the matter was presented to the postal author ities a few years ago but was not approved for certain reasons. As the matter now stands wo feel confident that a petition asking forasix-day mail- Scivicn from Baker to Cornucopia via Sparta, Richland and Halfway would be signed by ninety-nine percent of the patrons on tiio route, and bo approved by the P. 0. depart ment. We'll Help Manage. You often hear it said that So- and-so is a good worker and tries to save Iiis money, BUT, lie does mot 83cm to get ahead ho don't seem to bo a good manager. Right thero is where we could halp Mr. So-and-so. It's a part of our business to help people manage. Wq not only help them to save and safeguard their earn ings but it is ourambition to see them make more; It's the back bone of our policy to see that our customers prosper, tlnd we would like to knovv If wo can bo of ser vice to you. ad) Eagle Valley State Bank Bids Wanted. IlMs Mil lm received uulll AUc. ICtli, for 20 to ilO rlcka of lQ-lncIi pino wood, out tsroon, to lio dcllvutwl not later ttuin iv. iHi. iiiKiu roHorvod to ruject nny nil lilda. AddrWn, V. 0. It A LEY, irk E. V, High School DIat. No. 2, Oregon vas tho first slate in the nation to pledge its quota, of W.S.S. and Baker was tho first county in tho state. Buy Mrs, Price's Canninur Com- pound at Richland DrugStore.-ad' RICHLAND, OREGON, 'THURSDAY, fl IN SERVICE WRITE EJmor IHtch recently wrote his aunt, Norn Moody,7 (1 hat "I am still alive yet, but' sometimes I feel like every minute will bo my last one but I manage to get by nil right. On July 24th I look n hike of 28 miles with a CO-lb pack, including gun on my shoul der. I guess it wont last long hero for I'll bo going across the water. They are picking out tho best men now to send across and I have stood overy test so far so I guess lama good man or I'd be all in by this time, for believe me it is no snap,' There aro seven in the squad with me and wo are all first class soldiers r.ow. I guess you know what that means to me, and I feel good over it." W. C. Tuttle, Co. G, Fifth En gineers, Camp Humphrey, Va., in a letter to his friend, Fred L. Cover, writes: "Have been here since June 1, there are about 20 of us re-cnlist-cd men that are with this com pany, the balance are from the draft. In all there are around 300 men in this company. Can't tell how long 1 will be here, but it will probably be for some time as I help drill' the recruits. It is some job, too, as it is awful hot here now. You should see some of, the now men sweaty The last bunch is from Now York; some of them weighed 250 pounds but we sweat them out in drill. 1 would like to have old B. pooper hero so I could drill him about four hours a day," George E. Tremain, 18th Co., oth Un., IGGth Depot Brigade, Camo Lewis, Wash., has written W. C. Raley as follows: "I saw Everett Brooks the other day, he is cooking for the Gth Co., IGGth Depot Brigade. I like it fine hero, and can hardly wait for the time to go across." Think It Oven We often wonder if the resi dents of Eagle Valley fully ap preciate the advantage of having fruit in abundance. Possibly the following extract taken from a letter received from Western Ne braska may cause our readers io give that subject a thought: "We have been living in this glorious region of sugar beets, alfalfa, irrigation, Russians and Japs for so long that If we wore to see fruit on the tree we'd shy at it like a cayuse colt at a tumble weed. As 'you aro acquainted with Nebraska, you aro aware that this portion is approximately 5,000 feet above sea level with tho seasons so short that fruit is nil except that which prows on tho express companies lines and dispensed by tho thriving mer chants ati'a price so high that one can tasto tho silver." Buy Liggott's Grapo Juico, 10c and 25o bottles, at Richland Drug Store ad AUGUST 8, 1918 NOTICE!. I will be in Richland on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. August 12, 13 and 14, only. xAll desiring dental work should call early. DR. R. H. BECK MICKIE SAYS J BRING tr4 TWE UEttERS NOV rROrft OUR SOLDIER BOSS. VJERB GLAD TO PRINT 'EM. JEST SO V4E OONfT GT TOO NSftMN FRONN PNN ONE PGR.SOVJ. EMERMBODS S SURE PROUD OF OUR, BOSS AND GUft.O TO WEfVR FROM , -THEhA A.U- li STAMP Sparta Project Assured. . Ihe meeting held last Satur day a(; Sparta for the purpose of making preliminary plans for or ganizing an irrigation project for that district, was. a grand' suc cess. Farm Agent Tweed ex plained the plan in detail and stated that he would recommend the scheme in every particular. It was explained to those pres ent that the first utep necessary would be to raise about $2000 to defray preliminary expenses such as surveying etc. We are told that nearly that sum has already been pledged, there being, about 125 landowners who are directly interested in tho plan, which will bring water to more than 10,000 acres of productive soil. The crowd was most enthus iastic and full of confidence as to tho success of tho undertaking, and as tho residents of that dis trict are notod for the manner in which they "make things go"1 wo predict that boforo many years have passed Sparta will be noted as one of tho best, agricul tural districts in Oregon, $1.50 A YEAR Canning Club Contest. Among other features bejng planned for "Peach Day" is the judging of exhibits made by the various Girls' Canning Clubs of Baker county. The competition will be keen, as the winning club will be given a free trip to the Oregon State Fair. The winners there will be sent to the Land Show at Portland, and the club caniyft)ffth,e,fil be sent to the exposition at Seattle. A club has been, organized in Richland, with Miss Ethel Chand ler as supervisor. The members are Ethel Davis, Leotia Benne hoff and Clarine Chandler. 25,000 Women Wanted Mrs. A. C. Strange of Baker has been appointed Chairman of the Woman's Committee State Council of Defense for Baker County, and at the request of the Government is acting as recruit ing agent for the Student Nurse Reserve. The call is for 25,000 young women between the ages of 19 and 25 years. Intelligent, re sponsible women of good educa tion and sound health are wanted and anyone wishing to enroll in U. S. Nurse Reserve should send their name at once to Mrs. A. C, Strange, Baker, Ore. , Distrust is rife in hun army they've found out that the kizer lied when he said the Sammies couldn't fight September 5th has been suc:- ge3ted as the day to register all men Jbetween 18 and 45 years of age whose names aro not already on the Nation's selective service list. The latest casualty list con tains tho names ot 706 Americans and is only a part of the list of thosejnaking the supreme sacri fice since July 15th. Wo must hold fast, fdr many of our homo boys may be numbered with the slain boforo Germany in whipped but whipped, and whipped in proper manner, she will be, bo4 (ore our nation and the allies will consider any peace terms.