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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 22, 1915)
WESTON, A3 WELL AS EUROPE, UNDERGOES A SIEGE
Jim CorbetU, the Jack Johnsons and
the Gunboat Smiths are eesentlsl te
perfect civilisation. .
Link Swswarl h auoted In the
Athena Press as saying that he might
learn to like the Lkader man if the
latter were the "least bit approarha
ble," whereupon we cordially urge him
to approach us with the price or
of Movies and races, ia to say that the
mhrv ",5 . n n i n
Ve promise you prompt service and lowest
i v prices consistent with Dest quality.
iV We pay you Thirty-six Percent Per Annum on yonr
cash purchases. Return $16.00 in Cash Coupons and receive
60c in Cash or Merchandise FREE.
Oo hero cn:3nd
jca'H csna tick
A lot of people buy here reg
Urly because they like our service
our goods. They know with us
tt'g alwaya "Customer First,"
Yo cu't get anything bat the
very best brands and the choicest
vegetables, because we handle
only the best. Our prices are
right, too, considering the high
quality of everything.
Tour order is delivered on time
and la good condition. Phone
orders get special attention.
La L O'Harra
(Phone Main 241)
- ,u,nIIUI .., MM, ,MMM,,,i!
DR. C H. SMITH
Physician and Surgeon
V Office in Brandt building
and POCKET POOL
C0- BARBER SHOP
and BATH ROOM
J. B. Farrcns
DR. W. G. HUGHES
Office in the Elam Building, Milton,
Hours, 9 to 12 and 1 to 5.
Preston-Shaffer Milling Co.
Athena, Oregon Waitsbunj, Wash.
Made of selected Bluestem in one of the
best equipped mills in the Northwest.
Sold in Weston by
L I O'Harra and D. R. Wood
CLARK WOOD, Pukluhsr
SMdh In Advance
Tl.. V..r SI Ml
Six Months 0 76
lnnr Months 0 flu
Per inch per month 0 M
Per iupli. mm insertion 30
jocum, tmr line each insertion 06
JAN. 22. 1915
Catena1 at th aajlefflrs at Vtttee. Orceea.
t Means clu wall sutler.
Nothing further is heard of the re
ported humiliation of an American
merchantman by a British cruiser.
The incident msv have been colored
for ' better newspaper effect or fur
ther development mav have been
"hushed up" through diplomatic in- i
I L lit
The noint is that the United States
ia in no nosition to resent the insult, in
the highly improbable event that an af
front was intended hy the English gov
ernment. Had it been prepared to do
so had it been armed to the teeth like
its European neighbors it would in all
likelihood before now have become a
belligerent on one side or the other.
Preparation for war invites war.
Preparation for peace invites contin
ued neace. ''-..
Uncle Sam's very unpreparedneaa ""
from head to foot and then persuade of
mm to singe, n n an unarm .u- ,, fun
pion on their hands our own militants I neither can be played? Tou
are as helpless as a prize fight pro
moter whose pugilist refuses to train
We have waited forty years for the
hankers to help us," walled Douglas
county farmers in a wire to President
Wilson, but if they 'farmed around
Weston they would only need to help
themeeWes-to the fat of the lend.
James Howard Kehler, the Ameri
can author who had the sublime nerve
to write "An Open Letter to the Na
tion." is the only fellow we've heard
about who could swap egos with Kaiaer
Bill and lose by the transaction.
i. . i
When the Administration and Con
gress are strong enough to sweep back
a tidal wave or use Mare as a golf ball
they may be able to "stop the rise in
the prices of wheat and flour."
We would like to borrow the use of
that old dungeon lately unearthed at
Walla Walla for a particular purpose,
not unconnected with an esteemed
SDOonine- to fatal." says a Y. M.
A. lecturer at Portland; but fond ktv
era should draw the line at a lethal
dose of osculation while busy with the
Geore-e Demetry Paupamihalopaloua,
a Uermiston applicant lor ciusensnip
papers, must have been irrigating
We are moved to wonder what clause
the legislature can trim In order to
"put teeth into the prohibition bill."
Political life in Mexico is just one
nrmiident after another-with some
rebel cutthroat after the president
Did prehistoric naughty boys
About the forest quest.
On nimble lega, to ateal the eggs
From the pterodactyl's nest? .
-Dean Collins in Oregonlan.
Did lovers fond in stone see glen
Fsith pledge to Cupid's IswT
We wot so; but we dinna ken
What the tetnyosaurus saw.
ODD BITS or NKW8.
n.llevua. O.-i-Chariee W. Zlcglor,
!ei-nn railroad conductor, was never
i.. ' u mart his last run recently
His train mas on tlmaVbut Zlegler was
iiLitina. Pa. CuDld Is the star
boarder In the boarding- house run here
by Mr. Cells Alspach. Ten couples,
all boarders In the house, have wed
mi. Mrs. George E.
Rowman. aced Is. haa eleven children
i um vmniW-hlldren. She was mar-
DEFQTSELESSnTSS ODt BEST DEFENSE, rled when fourteen and became a
grandmotner ai .
Tacome, Wash. Mise meiaa jaeger
now police judge at thla place.
Tniiui N J. Mra. Harriet Fisher
Andrewa Is the only woman Iron man
ufacturer of America of International
h MY &fifct . lali f 1
IN WESTON SCHOOL
Through the co-ODeratlon of the l.
e rw.rwrrifm-Bt at Aarrlvullure. the Orn.
gon Agrtcultural College, and the Hinie
Department of Kducatlon, lndulrlol
rlube ore being formed In the publlf
schools of the state for the purpooe of
Interesting boys and glrla In agricul
tural education In Ita broadiat s.ne.
v.i... nihr Industrial acttvltlra ere
being organised also, but the work nil
cenu-ra la the homo or on mo urn,
The projects offered ore so various as
In rrim muriate both tho difference In
taste end In facllllle for carrying on
the work of the boys and gins 01 me
tale. Some of tho lini-s or worn nr
aa followa: 8cwlng. faking, canning
frulta and vegetables, poultry railing.
pig raising, dairy hero recoru cciiin.
homo gardening, corn raising, potato
idn mA eraln selection, etc. Ho-
aide these projecta about 7S different
kinds of handicraft work are provided
for both boya and girls.
The object of the work reema to be
not only to get the boya and girls In
terested In varloua llnea of revenue
oroduclng work, but to cultivate their
business sense. Everything Is organ
ised upon strictly buslnwis principles.
The children must Oo tne worw mem
. . . . . -. .Kiua mAflthl
.. . . . . n .7. i vtm ! ..... i wnAm nf methods, coeta
rniiaaeipnia, i f- - 1 !.. w
being searched by detectives ror two anj profits, etc.: accepi n gr-.u...-
' .. . . ... .....I. In ahnrt. ronrtuc
cMsfutlv oaased the Inspection wnen
he started to walk away. He showed
a slight limp snd when tho oetectives
took off his shoes they found the dls
mond rings on two of his toes.
If.n f ra Mollis Biewan.
Ufa nrisoner here. makes enougn tailed
money by doing fancy work, to sup-Meets,
port and educate her two children
their projects wholly upon their ow
..It. I 1 1 I
Aa soon ss mo worn m ori
jt k r,,..,n' enrollment cards are
sent In. the Stole Agricultural College
good each member run ana as-
Instructions covering his pr
vx m.r.11 mi enter more than
.w f f - '
three projects. The college then keeps
much with eacn ciuo rncmoer, kit
. him a correspondence course
baaed on the work he Is doing. Thus
Knv anrl rirls are taught the very
hMt mothoda known to the college
authorities. Next fall a rolr win oc
k. ih. pnnntv sunerlnlendent and
S00 or more In prlsee will ne awaroeo
AM .1. h.of evhiniis. 1 no oesi r-
hlblts will bo forwarded to tho BU.te
Pair and will compete for priitea tneic
.. . . nr... u .... I n. .wa nvm Ikrivs rrom t'lVl II
Coswcll, N. 1.. mre. w 1 " ;, , .
has Just presented her huaband with county will be given free trips to the
ik. . hth ennaeeutiv oei or m iwinw. 1 stale lair mm iiranni -
There are eight children living, one of
eacn sex 01 mran......". " . .l.. ..,.. k.
Kalamasoo. Mich. noya xrayer, tnia ciuo worn, . m--
threw his aunt'a teeth In tne nver nn tne county "mv",":v"
. ww- 1 a t-v&aa aantannail ' sbasm sua as mr I , 1 ri I 1111. niain VIUw
In Ir as rlfl flHM IUHL Lit .7 II otiiicnm 3 " "
... .. ..... I- nrisnn fori , .iter, vlalted the schools Isst week
,rom w ... ' H In.
ana gmro 1 ' j ..... . . -.... .
TID3 IUISY DAT.
(Ben H. Lampman.)
vn .nrrv It la raining, little
Daytime and playtime, neither
half done Just to stana en a wira
Mln r.hnalne' down
Uncle Sam . very nnprepeanea. " - mny l0 tn,
protects him. He is not in such srsve ir. . imminini
dancer from enemies abroad as from I ,h. shlnales. humming on the
iiniroes at home, who would arm him eaves; you may watch the opaj ncan
.... ... . I . . -1 . .ku. .mi4 nn IKit leavrs.
b ruuuivp ' "
Tou are grieving 'cauoo It's raining,
Because Germania had become an al
most serfect Amazon, with keen-edged
sword and resplendent armor, her jin
goes have plunged her into an nnequal
itruggie that is draining ner me Diooa
in a crimson stream. Her only nope,
to our mind, is to kill as many of her
enemies as possible before they admin-
inter the "coup de grace.
War is not glorious, it to not neces
sary; it to an utter horror, a senseless
anachronism. Nothing; short of the
danger of national extinction would
justify the United States in engaging
war. Such peril Is so remote mat
it is better to strain ever nerve when
the time comes then to spend millions
military and naval junk that every
decade to fit only for the scrap heap.
The unarmed tenderfoot in a western
mining camp was in much less jeopardy
than the famous "gun man," hated
and envied of his kind.
To say that war to essential to na
tional progress, aturdiness and inde
pendence, to the adequate development i
may watch the lady mist drees the hills
in .m.iiiit iirhtiv laid; vou may hear
the whisper Hsped as the fairy keeps
her tryst with tho timia, iniroiy
iha hidden. haoDV flowers:
vou mav catch the grateful sigh of
the leaves toward tneaxy inrougn tie
houra. . . - ' '
Listen to the whispered secret, both
of you "Maytlme and playtime.
Springtime, shall come true. Did I
halt or onco forget, never would tho
violet blossom bluo I em mother to
the Spring water creases do I bring,
waken all the meadowland, rouse the
nnnarav rnon! did I nillte forrct tO Call.
Summer wouldn't come at all good-
Aeeordlnr to 'Representative Davey
the Uvea of both men and beasts are
menaced bv mad covotee In Harney,
Crook and Ollliam counties. The co
yotes frequently attack ranchers In
the fields or follow them home. Mr.
Davey announced that he would In
troduce a bill for' a 95 bounty on
coyotes. But one case of rabies has
so far been reported among coyotes
In tha Weaton neighborhood, although
i, ia faarnd that tha disease may soon
become aa prevalent here as It Is In
the southern part of the county.
..i.lin talk to the club members on
various features of the club work. Mr.
Griffin expressed a strong deelre to
eee some boy In this section take up
k. iiiiiiv of aoed a-reln selection, with
special reference to wheat, with a view
to accurlng an increaeea yiciu. i
project should be followed up for et
thrna IMH. - The IOCO.1 Club
leader, Mr. Robinson, will be pleased
to hear from any neamy tarmer wnu
will permit hla son to take up this
project and who will rent him one or
more ocres ror tnni purpose.
Tha aneeaaa of tho club work Will
4an.nl in laraa measure upon the en
couragement the boys and glrla get
from their parents. While It l a com.
paratlvely new thing In Oregon, it has
...n tMA nut with ereat success In
many eastern states for a number of
years, and It Is hoped that parents nere
in Weston will enter Into tho spirit of
th ih wnrk with an enthusiasm that
will Insure Its success hero from the
Toum Schuman Hoffman Wagner
Waa a nlanlat oulte grand.
When only three he used to play
Bach fuguea with either nana.
He then took up Beethoven
And practiced many years.
And when ha nlaved sonatas
His audience shed teara.
Wn'ti send him off to Europe,"
Hla folks said, "Where he'll learn
To get the soulful feeling
Out of that there Fifth Nocturne."
Ha atudled many veers or more.
His talents seemed to grow,
For now he tears off rairtlme
At a moving picture show.
rah aarvlea to tha deoot Or to any
part of town, day or night. It cents.
Ring the Marshall House or Stamper's
livery barn. Lafe McBrlde.
Eight-Foot Cedar Fence Fosts
tarred or unt&rrcd, at right pnci'S
Iarj?e supply of
Lehigh Portland Cement
Kemmercr Lump Coal
Dry Wood, sawed or 4-foot
Furnished and Printed at the Leader office
Sixty (minimum) $0 75
One hundred 1 00
Two hundred ; 1 50
Each additional hundred 0 30
The land of Sunshine, Fruit and Flower
With SUMMERTIME in WINTER. .
Outdoor and Indoor Sports-boating, SuRr-BATiiiNO, Drivino, GoLf,
Polo, Tennis. For rest and recreation, California is delightful.
For Safety and Comfort, go via the
Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co
through Portland. RETURN THE SAME WAX.
CALIFORNIA IS STAGING TWO BIG SUOWS
Celebrating Completion of the Panama Canal
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
San Francisco, February 20 to December 4, 1915.
San Diego, January 1 to December 81, 1815.
They represent the highest and best of
human endeavor in the world of art, sci
ence and industry. SEE BOTH OF THEM.
Tickets, information, etc., upon application to
- W. W.' SMITH
Agent 0-W. R. 4 N. Co., Weston, Oregon.
R. BURNS, D. F. k P. A.
- Walla Walla, Wash.'