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EAGLE VALLEY NEWS
VOLUME 7, NO. 9
RICHLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1919
$2.00 A YEAR
FREDERICK R WILSON
Physician and Surgeon
Night .'phono, ono lonu ring on
Day 'phono cull control olllcp.
W. E. BAIRD
CmtVttt Hint Khtoudiul All iUt
AIm7 In Murk '
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Qatar's Popular Hotel
NEW MODERN CLEAN
Uivlor Direct Supervision
of Iho Owner
Hp.'dnl Kntita o lVr Uiioati
Irvine Lodge No. 86
Mt'vt ovary U'inIiiomIiiv nllit at their
CiiHtlo llnllin iticlilaml, Urcuon. Vislt
iiiK Hrollwr mnilc niili'Oiiut.
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Opouito CliriHtlun Church
C. E. THORP
All kinds of legal blanks on hand
Your patronage solicited
Attorney at Law
Fourth Floor Sommors Building
- 0, T. GODWIN
Sommor Bldg. linker, Oregon
Bankers Mortgage Corporation
Jf yon waul i) borrow niorniy on your I.lvo.
Mock. WlicM, Wool, or l.tborty Honda, talk with
your locnl bunk about oil" torum nml n)rvli',
or wrllu to u. illruet.
Tlio war lnovernml wownul to lirlp you ilo
your putt In InkliiK euro ol tlio ri-nouutriictlnti
wltlcli I our next Krcrtt duly.
Portland - Oregon
saves starving people
This community was brought to
a realization of the terrible con
scqunnco of influenza by the pass
ing of our esteemed fellow citi
zen, Chos. E. Barber, a; 2:30 on
Monday morning, January Gth.
lie was taken ill rjust ono week
previous and seemed to goj; along
nicely until Thursday when his
condition beenmo serious and
continued to grow worse. On
Saturday Dr. Sanders was sum
moncd from Halfway to consult
with Dr. Wilson jn regard to the
casf, and their verdict left little
hope. Evprythjng that medical
aid and loving hnndp coijld do was
done, but to no avail.
Charles Ernest Barber was born
at Pendleton, Oregon, on May 22,
188-1, and was 'the eldest gon of
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Barber!
When but a child ho came to
Eagle Valjey with his parents nnd
has since made this his home.
Being of ambitious mind, when
he had finished the Richland
school ho went to Baker and at
tended high school. Not content
with tlio education thus far
sucured he went to Oregon Agri
cuU'ira'lolloge, where finished
a fou7-ycar course in pharma
ceutics in two years. Tvu.uatmg
in 1007. He was a m n-.ber of
the Pacific Coast champion foot
ball team whjlc at O.A.C.
Ho was married to. Evelyn
Greener in Pine Valley on May
80, 101)9, and assumed manage
ment of the Richland Drug Storo
in October of j;he same year. .
Charlie, as the deceased was
called by most of his friends and
acquaintances, was one of the
influential business men of East
ern Baker County and tho pros
pects for a great success in life
were excoptionally brilliant.
In tho primo of life and of ex
cellent physique; energetic and
ambitious; fair and honorable in
all dealings; always ready and
willing to assist in every move
ment that would tend toward the
further advancement and general
good of the community, his death
leaves a vacancy jn Enge Valley
that will be noticed for many a
day. He was registered in U, S,
Public Service Reserve and took a
prominent part in all war drives.
Besides tho father and mother,
tho deceased leaves a wife and
three small children, also a sister
Mrs. Nellie Cropp of Banks, Ore.,
and ono brother, Alfrod, with tho
American Expeditionary Forces
in France. Friends innumerable
join in extending to tho grief
ptrickon relatives a world of sym
pathy, at the same time realizing
that naught but time can assuage
tho pangs of the aching heart.
Tho remains wore la'd to rest
in tho Englo Valley cemetery
yesterday (Wednesday) tho fu
neral being conducted by Irvine
Lodge No. 80 Knights of Pythias
of which ho was a Past Chancel
lor Commander, The beautiful
burinj service of tho rrdcr being
rad at tho yravo. Mr, Barber
was also a member of the Inde
pendent Order of Odd Follows.
Tho numerous floral offerings
evidenced in no small dogree the
lovo and respect held for tho
A PIONEER LAID 10 REST
William Maholum Nash, a resi
dent for many years of Eagle
Valjey, passe away at his home
in Weiser, Idaho, at 4:00 p. m. on
Tuesday, December 31st, 1918,
aged 87 years and 11 months.
Ho hajj been in poor health for
two years past, and death was
the result of a shock caused by a
fall ho recently received and the
complications due to old age.
Mr. Nash was a native of North
Carolina and in December, 185-1,
was married to Elizabeth Graham
who proceeded him to the Great
Beyond in 1913, and by whose
side he was laid to rest in the
Eagle Valley cemetery on last
From North Carolina, Mr. Nash
and family moved to Missouri
whore he joined tho Confederate
army and served four years in
tho Civil War.
In 187Q.hetmoyc.d tagig; Valley,
uauiornta, wnen mat cuumry
w,n newly opened up. In 1882
ho came to Eagle Valloy where
he remained many years, being
engaged in agriculture and sheep
raising, and was will and favor
ably known throughout Baker
county. He moved to Weiser in
1908 and since the death of his
wifo had made his home with his
daughter in that city, Mrs. E. H.
Mr. Nash united with the Pres
byterian church when very young
and remained a member during
Ho is survived by the daughter
named above; a son. Wm. D.
Nash; and a daughter by adop
tion, Mrs. Chas. Howell of Rich
land. Eight grand children and
ten great grand children,
The sympathy of tho commun
ity is extended to the bereaved.
To Help Returned Soldiers.
A letter received Tuesday even
ing announced the appointment
of Chas, E. Barber and C. E.
Thorp as members of the Board
of Managers U. S. Department
of Labor, Employment Service,
Baker district, to havo charge of
tho work in Eaglo Valley. Judge
Win. Duby, as Bureau Manager,
is tho official head of tho district.
Until an appointment is made
to fill vacancy caused by Mr, Bar
ber's death, Mr. Thorp will act
alono in this community. It will
be his duty to register positions
and opportunities open for re
turned soldiers and sailors, and
to register returned soldiers and
sailors who desire to be placed.
All residents of this community
in need of help now, or may need
same In tho near future, and
requested to call at New office,
NETTIE GROSS DEAD
Mrs. Bert Mastprson and Miss
Goldie Sullivan were called to
Boise last wpek by the serious
illness of their sister, Mrs, Frank
B. Cross, also her husband and
little daughter Frances.
Mrs. Cross passed away at 4:20
Monday morning. SJio was a.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Sujlivan and grew to wopianhood
in Eagle Valley, and her body
will be brought here for burial
as soon as Mr, Cross is' able to
Former Resident Buried Here
Mrs. C. W. Wallace died at her
home in Pine Valley at 5:00 p. m.
on Saturday, January 4th, 1919.
Tho funeral services were held at
the Christian church in Halfway
on Monday, after which the re
mains were brought tq Richland
and laid to rest in the'Eagle Val
ley cemetery by the side of her
little son who passed away about
five years ago.
Death was the result of heart
trouble, with which she had been
afflicted for several years, aggra
vated by a recent attaok of flu.
Gertrude S. Snively-Wallace
was a daughter of. Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph L. Snively and 'was the
first child born at Cornucopia.
The date of her birth being April
25th, 1886. On December 27th,
1906, she was married ' to C. Wf
Wallace at Halfway and for a
number of years was a resident
of Eagle Valley, uniting with the
Christian church in Richland 11
years ago. She was a follower
of Christ, a true wife, and a lov
ing mother, and had a host of
friends in this section who ex
tend their warmest sympathy to
the bereaved relatives.
She is survived by her mother,
now a resident of Union, Oregon;
her husband, a son three years
of age, also a number of other
relatives whose names we did not
Notice to Patrons.
On account of the epidemic we
will he unable to make cheese for
a short time, but will receive
cream every day as usual,
ad Mutual Creamery Co.
Injured in France.
A letter received from France,
dated Dec. 10th, stated that Ern
est W. Connall was wounded by
an explosion, his faco and hands
being severely burned. No fur.
ther particularswero given except
that Ernest's address was Base
Hospital 67, A. P. O. 789, Amer
ican Expeditionary Forces.
A letter received from Ray
Taylor, written Dec. 8th, states
that he is-in tho best of health.
He made no mention of having
been "missing in action."
Brick codfish is wholesome; buy
It at Saunders Bro's.'-ad
FLU HITS- US HAkD
The influenza has spread to
ppidemic proportions in Eagle
Vfalloy and it behooves each and
every resident fo take precaution
to prevent serious results.
It js agreed generally by phy
sicians fhat vaccination lessens
it. J i.. t. !:.' j . ' ;. 1
U1C UUIiytil, illUlUUKU It UWJSJJU'.
prevent a "person IapjrVg'lhe dfc
ease. It is well to be on the safe
While therp have been around
150 cases reported in the pas,t
week "and more people are being
taken down every day, there'haa
been but one death. This is con
clusive evidence that the disease
is not as dqngerous here as it has
proven to be in other localities.
So far Dr. Wilson has been able
to handle the situation alone, but
there i3 a limjt to human endur
ance, and it would be well for a1!
of us to lighten his work as much
as possible. One way to do this- -is
to avoid night calls only when
Mr. A. N. Fisher of Halfway in
in charge of the drug store. He
is a graduate" of one of the best
pharmacy schools in America and
has a number of years experience
so you may rest assured thatall
prescriptions will be ptoperlv
filled. - -"-'
AH of the schools are gin :
closed and will remain so unli' '
the epidemic abates. The board ;
of directors have done what th?y
deemed best and offer no apology
for their action. Most of the
teachers are acting as voiuntet-1
The citizens of the communif:
must cooperate by keeping the1
children at home as much a
possible; by avoiding crowds and
visiting. If you or any of your
family experience any symptoms
of the disease, secure medical aid.
Former Resident Dies at Salem
Lieutenant Charles Cropp, a
former- resident of Eagle Valley
and a brother of J. C. Cropp of
this community, died of influenza,
early Monday morning at Us
home in Salem, where he was
spending a furlough frpm Camp
Lewis. He was a practicing
physician at Independence pre
vious to enlisting in the army.
The annual meeting of th
Eagle Valley Cattle Association
was held at the K. P. hall Mon
day. Elmer Holman was reelect
ed president; J. W. Carnahan,
vice president; L. C. Holman,
secretary-treasurer; W. S. Saun
ders was elected riding foreman;
J. C. BowPn and Dan V. Gover
were elected as new members of
the advisor, board and W. Lovell
Gover reelected as a member of
same. County Agent Tweed was
pre'sent at the meeting and gavt
detailed information on organiz
ing a Registered Bull Assn. an4
the benefits to bo derived i'roR
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