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VOLUME 7, NO.
RICHLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, L919
$2.00 A YEAR
FREDERICK R WILSOK
' Physician and Surgeon
Richland, :-: Oregon
Night 'phono, one long ring on
Dny 'phono call central office.
W. E. BAIRD
CVf l tint HIilouO" nl All ilci
AImiij in Hlook
l'liono: Two horlt, Oito lonit
Baker's Popular Hotel
JMKW MODERN CLEAN
Under Direct Supervision
of The Owner
Hr.yclal Knto to lVrnniioiit Gtioatii
Irvine Lodge No. 86
Knighte of Pj'lhlas
Aloft OWry WtHlnomlny nilit nt tliulr
CiiMtht Hull in Ulchlnml, Oregon. Visit
lug Krotliom ma ! wolcoiiio.
11. K. MASriiUSON, CO.
W. C. UALEY. K. f It. it K.
W. R. USHER
Office, Second ninl WnlimV Bin.
Opposite Christian Church
C. E. THORP
All kinds of legal blanks on hand
Your patronage solicited
W. H. STRAYER
Attorney at Law
Fourth Floor Sommers Building
O. T. GODWIN
Sommur Bldg. linker, Orogon
Bankers Mortgage Corporation
If ion want to borrow monoy on your I.lvo
Hock, Wlnai. Wool, or Liberty llomU, talk ltli
your loon) tank about our tonoi ami wrvlco,
or wrlto to u- illrnct. ....
Tlie war i-.ovriiul we want U help you lo
your irt n '".klnu euro of llto reuoiuiiructlon
wlilciiUo next great duty.
Portland - Oregon
eaves starving people
RIitR. Josephine Howell, wife
of Clma. V. Howell, died nt her
liotnp near Richland on Saturday,
Jnnuary 18, 1919, aged GO years,
3 months and 14 dayfl.
Josephine McEwcn Neighbors
was born October 5, 1802, in Stod
dard county, Missouri, and when
but a small child came to Hip
Valloy. Calif. Her father enter
ed tho Civil War and was killed;
her mother dying shortly after,
she wap reared by foster-parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Nash.
On August 21, 1879, she wus
married to Charhs V. Howell at
Bcibcr, Calif. With her husband
and family she arrived in Eagie
Valloy on July 12, 1834, wluro
she. had since resided. For some
time past Mrs. Howell had not
been in the best of health but
had not been inqapacitatwl to any
great extent until a fw weeks
ago. Worry and grief attendant
to the death and burial of her
foster father, whose body was
interred In Eagle Valley ceme
tery January 3rd, so weakened
her that she could not withstand
the influenza with wl ich she was
attacked about ten days previous
to her demise.
and three children, namely, Will
iam W. Howell of Indian Valley,
Idaho; Mrs. James II. Schultz of
Parma, Idaho, and Or.a J. Howell
of Richland. All of these were
present at her bedside when her
spirit passed uwuy. She is also
survived by her foster mother,
Mrs. Win. Nash of Weiser; one
sister, Mrs. E. II. Swisher of
Weiser; one brother, Wm. Nash
address unknown; and six grand
children. Mrs. Howell was a dutiful wife,
a lovng mother, a kind and gen
erous neighbor, and a devout
Christian. Many indeed were
the acts of kjndness and charity
quietly and unobtrusively per
formed by her, Truly, her pass
ing makes void a place in the
home and the community that
can never bo filled.
Mrs. May Mason, wife of Carl
C. Mason, died at Richland on
Tuesday, Jan. 14th, 1919.
May DeVore wus born in the
Btato of Iowa on Dec, 13, 1876.
When n small child sho came to
Washington with her parents and
other members of the family and
resided there for many yeard.
In 1893 sho was married to
Carl C. Mason atGlennes, Wash.,
and in 1907 came to Eagle Valley
where she had since resided.
She Was taken ill with influenza
on Tuesday, Jan. 7th; pneumonia
developed a few days later, and
death camo on the 14th inst. Sho
was buried the following Thurs
day in tho Eagle Valloy cemetery.
She was a dutiful Wife, a lov
ing mother, and a woman of many
virtues, besides tho husband she
Isamfeursoncs Cbeiler, Harry,
Floyd and Alvin, and one daugh
ter, Mb, aged 8 years. She u
also survived by her parents and
five brothers, al residents of
Charles 0. Clark died Friday
January 24, 1919, aged 44 years
and 20 days.
Charles O. Clark was born at
Malone, Iowa, on Jan. 4th, 1875.
At tho age of seven years he
came to Dayton, Wyo., with bis
parents; after a residence there
of about 11 years, he came to
Oregon and located near Free
water, living there several years,
He had been working off and on
in Pine Valley for 13 years past.
In 1918 ho came to Eaglo Valley,
hero he worked for F. L. Puy
zant and others.
When the epidemic struck this
community there were many men
and women, who, risking their
very lives, went into the homes
where the sick were and did all
in their power to relieve the suf
fering. Mr. Clni'K, although a
comparative stranger, was one of
those, and for days went from
home to home doing all he coula
to help others until he himself
was stricken down. 'He was taken
into ti e home of Carl C. Mason
and his mother summoned irom
Asotin, Wash. Everything possi
ble was done to save his life, but
to no avail, and his spirit passed
away on last Friday afternoon,
Tho funeral was held on Sunday
afternoon, Rev. J. M. Johnson
conducting the services at the
Eagle Valley cemetery where the
body was laid to rest.
Charlie united with thp Seventh
Day Adventist church at Free
water many years ago and had
since been a faithful member.
That he will be rewarded in the
hereafter no one will deny, for in
the Good Book it is written:
"Greater love hath no man than
this, that n man lay down his life
for his friends. "
The deceased is survived by
his mother, Mrs. L. B. Gatewood
of Asotin, Wash. ; and two sjsters,
Mrs. G, W. Gibbon of Forest
Grove, Ore., and Miss Van Qater
wood of College place, Wash.
Mrs. Nettie Cross, wife of
Frank B, Cross, died at St. Luke's
Hospital at Boise, Idaho, on Jan,
Nettie Sullivan was born at
Richland, Oregon, on August 16,
1885, and grew to womanhood in
Eagle Valley. On Oct. 18, 1912,
she was. married to Frank B.
Cross at Caldwell, Idaho, by Rev.
Wm. Moll Case. Sincu marriage
she had resided in various places,
the past several months at Boise.
Her death resulted from pneu
monia following Influenza. The
remains were interred in the
Eaglo Valley cemetery on Jan
She is survived by her husband
(Continued to back page)
INCOME TAX RETUHN8,
Collector of Internal Revenue MiJtQn
A. Milltsry la receiving many inquiries
concerning tho provisions of tho dot?
revenue bill providing for income and
other taxes, and numerous requests arc
being mado for forms on which to mnko
I'lillwtur Miller says that no definite
Information can bo giVori, or forms fur
nished, until tho bill has 'finally paw
ed Congress and becomes a law. It
wil then tako somo littlo time to havo
forms' printed and ready for distribu
'ion, Ho has tnado arrangements to
ond out a general notification from
his offico to that all taxpayers may be
informed promptly of the provisions of
tho proposed law. Tho organization of
his field forco will bo such as to render
every possible assistnnco to taxpayers
throughout tho state of Oregon, and
deputies trill bo located at many ad
vantageottH points so that information
may be serurcd direct to guido thorn in
making rcturnjj when tho proper time
I lie basic principles of tho old in
come n.x law will no doubt bo applied
to t'.'o j ro visions of tho new law, and
it vpuM bo well for every individual
and cr-jporation to prcparo figures and
ascertain the exact amount of income
so n to bo ready to mnko return with
as littlo delay ns possible.
Rev. Johnson Commended.
Baker, Ore., Jan. 0, 1919.
Rev. J. M. Johnson,
Dear Mr. Johnson:
I havo your letter of Dec. 30th,
enclosing remittance of $422.00;
also your favor of Jan. 2nd, with
enrollment blanksann $5.00 ad
ditional membership fees.
I wish to thank you very much
for the fine record you made for
Richiand, and wonjd say that if
aU districts had done as well,
Baker County would have been
much farther "over the top."
Again thanking you for the
assistance you have been to me in
this Roll Calj campaign, I remain,
Very truly yours,
W. H. Ellis,
Mr. Johnson says the work was
easy with the excellent commit
tee ho haa to assist, and to whom
most of the credit is due for ser
Important to Dealers In Cigars and
Tobacco Every Sealer in Tobacco
Rcqulrpd. to Tako Inventory.
Tho pending rcvenuo measure which
will probably bo passed, within a very
short timo provides jncrcased taxes ou
cigars, tobacco and cigarettes. Every
dealer in thego commodities will bo re
quired tp inventory his stock ou tho day
following tho passago of tho act and to
pny additional tax on such stock cov
ering tho diffcrenco botwecn the tax
paid under tho presont act and that
provided by tho now act,
Thoro will bo certain exemptions al
lowed, but this matter, ns well ns tho
now rates, has not yet boon dofinitoly
Every dealer should nrrango to keep
posted as to tho dato of tho passago of
tho net and tako his inventory on that
lilnnks for tho purposo of filing in
ventory and roturn will bo furnished
by Milton A. Miller, collector of Inter
nal Revcnuo, Portland, Oregon, as soon
as they aro recoivod from the depart
ment nt Washington. It is possible
that nrrangoments will bo made to dis
tribute theso blanks through tho post
offices in Oregon but any dealer who
docs not recetvo his blank should apply
for it to tbe collcttoif at Portland.
No new cases of flu have been
reported the past few days and
alj thq3e now' afflicted are recov
ering. A change in the weather
will no doubt result ip another
outbreak, so it is well to take all
precautionary measures possible.
Recommended for Gallantry.
Secretary of the Navy Daniels
has commended 22 members of
the armed guard of the 'steamer
Dora for gallant conduct and at
tention to dupy when the ship
was sank by a hun submarine on
Sept. 4, 1918. Among the boys
thus honored was a former resi
dent of Eagle Valley, JosepH
McCabe, a son of Mrs. Louis
It will be remembered that irj
November we published a letter,
from McCabe telling of his feVcue
after Jloating for four hours'o'n a
piece of wreckage.
Irrigation for Sparta Certain.
The bonding election of the,
Sparta Irrigation District was4
held Saturday and the piroppsi;
tion carried with but fourteen
votes against the project. The
three directors elected on the
jarae day were B. F. Keist, Glen
Macy and Ernest Dill.
We have oft predicted, in the.
past, that some day Sparta would,
be called one of the garden gpptq
of Eastern Oregon and we are
now certain our prediction -will 3
Old Timer Passes.
"Uncle Billie" Tobin, an old,
prospector well known through
out the Panhandlp, died at Rob;
inette Tuesday night and was
buried in the Eagle Valley ceme-'
tery today. ' If obtainable wo
will give a ynppsis of hrs life ir
an early issue.
Notice to Shareholders.
The regular annual meeting of
the shareholders pf tne Water
bury & Allen Ditch Co. will bp
held in Richland on Saturday,
February 1st, 1919.
M. A. Bennett, Secretary,
Notice to Creditors:
All persons knowing themselves,
indebted to the Richland Drug
Store are hereby notified to call
immediately and make settlement;
Notice to the Public,
I will reopen the Richland Meat
Market on Monday, Feb. 3rd and
will appreciate your patronage.
Anyone having beef stuff foi'
sale should call.
AH patrons are hereby notified
that I will receive cream on apd
after that date,
I would also ask that all parties
knowing themselves indebted to
me to call and settle immediately.
Would lease the business to q
ad Carl C. Mason.
New and Corrected Addresses
of Our Boys in Service
Pvt. Marlce Cooper,
Co. C. 13th Infantry,
Port Newark Terminal,
Newark, N. J.
LobI Between my place and
Robinette, a light truck chain.
Suitable reward for its return
W. E. Martin, New Bridge. ad
Oranges, lemons and banana
at Saunders Bro's, ad