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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (March 12, 1915)
Be Nothing, Do Nothing:, and wear ill
fitting, baggy clothes, and the world will let
you slip into eternity damned by your own
shiftless, purposeless existence. . ;
Be Something, Do Something, make a
mark for yourself and "dress up" yes,
"dress up" and you will be villified by the
envious and the ne'er-do-well; but others
who have profited by your example, your en
ergy and foresight will comfort you by their
kind words and loyal friendship.
Our tape line is always ready for you.
Through us as agents you have at your ser
vice three of the best tailoring houses in the
East, and we guarantee your satisfaction.
We will be glad to show you samples, -v
(Phone Main 241)
DR. C H. SMITH
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Brandt building
WESTON - OREOON
nd POCKET POOL
Choice Apple Cider
and other Soft Drinks 4
J. B. Farrcns I
DR. W. G, HUGHES
Office in the Elsm Building, Milton,
Hours, 9 to 12 and 1 to S.
Preston-Shaffer Milling Co.
Athena, Oregon . Waitsburg. Wash.
Upper Crust V
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
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CURK WOOD, r-MWwf
Stricttv m Advance
The Year . 0
Ri Mmillia .... 0 76
Fnnr Month V Ml
ADVERTISING RATES .
Pr iiwli per montli 50
Per inch, on insertion - 10
l.oe.1. ner line each insertion 06
MARCH 0, 1915
Eahrrf at ths pMhffla at Wert., Ofti".
, mc4 dm Mil mtittt.
UUM "THE MRTLUB I0S"
"Rot. brinir na onr lyre!" These
were the words of command spoken by
Dean Collins to the Courteous Office
Boy, and forthwith be proceeds to
chant for the delectation ox Sunday
The wide world knows
The Portland rose.
And erse and prose
Its praise bestows.
Its rev'rence shows
From Northern floes
All cold and froze
And stiff with snows,
To tropic's glows.
' We laugh bo-bos.
Cut glad didoes.
Dance on our toes.
Forget our woes,
And preen and pose,
; Where Nature sows
And throws and stows
Each rose" that blows.
The wide world knows
The Portland rose.
Collins, of course, doesn't need a lyre
to help him, being sufficiently menda-
cious to concoct his "eolyum" without
such assistance. He merely thought it
a good word to use in this instance for
Overcome by the soporific fragrance
of Collins' lines, we would fain regret
that we bad ever started anything
with resoect to Cal Cooper's cel
ebrated slogan were it not for the fact
that our scintillating series of concord
ant couplets inspired this flattering
tribute from the McMinnville News-
Clark Wood of the Weston Lead
er is irresistible, and one ox roe
brightest luminaries in Oregon country
Tet we have some disquieting doubts
as to this luminary business. We can
fancv Fred Boyd muttering darkly to
bimseif m his spit-soaked sanctum:
f-nminarv he Mowed! That fellow
Wood is only a 'shine.' "
THE STAG AID THE I0UR93.
Sum after the war becan the LEAO-
ra nredir.ted that it would end in the
Art et although not the dUruption of
Germany, which would merely be shorn
its military power; the dismerober-
mwt of the Aastre-lUnf sriaa empire
into more aomogeiteoue states. Its
Teutonic peoples t be embraced with
Germany; the Independence of Poland;
Russian control of Mediterranean
port, the c tow of Atssee-Lorralne
to Franco and the rshablliUtkM of
The trend of eranU Is still to UkU
direction. Germany Is putting up
wonderful fight against tremendous
odds, but she virtually lost the war
with the failure of her Initial offensive
In Franco. Soon she will be wholly on
the defensive, am) she Is gradually
weakening In military resources while
the allies are, by comparison, gaining.
"The war will begin In Hay," says
Lord Kitchener, thinking of the mil
lion trained British. Soldiers who will
be flung this spring Into the battle line.
Germany must meet these fresh levies
with old men and boys, as she la fsst
spending her present strength upon
The German government was rashly
advised In entering upon this war,
Assuming that the conflict was inevit
able to assure for the Fatherland "a
place In the sun." a Bismarck would
nevertheless have postponed It until
more favorable hour when he onus of
striking the first blow could not bo
placed a poo Germany and she could
have been assured of Italian support
under the Triple Alliance pact. The
arbitrary ultimatum to Russia was the
first grave error, the Invasion of Bel
gium the second. Singular It la that
the German mind la as yet unable to
apprehend why the latter act must in
evitably have led to English belliger
ence or English dishonor.
Germany's offensive will soon bo con
fined to aerial and submarine attack.
Insofar as present Indication go she
will not be able to strike bard enough
with either arm to conquer, while her
land forces will be pressed beck Into an
ever narrowing are by her relentless
and vigorous foes.
Comes now Luo F. Vernon with this
reminiscent observation in the Pendle
aU Him, 1i.v vnu fmvotten
Vva nIH Mtirft Knnaa m If. in atnMtt- its
spacious yard with its carpet of green
grass, and heat of all, the weather-
beaten pump own its coot crysuu
wster? Why, there was not a man,
rwi.n nr rhA in PmviUion. who in
those good old days would not swesr
that the pump at too om court nouse
. . . . .1 .1 . 1 I . .
brougnt lorcn ut goiueai water in
Nay. Luo. here's one that hasn't for
gotten. Here's one, type sticking
these very words, who with one mighty
blast from his Besaon trombone blew
the rnof off the grand stand that stood
in the northwest corner of that self
same court yard.
To the extent that each is probably
able to sew on suspender button,
even thrash she msy not know where
to scratch a match, those three Port
land girls sre well qualified for their
long bike in masculine gero to tne Ban
"I know man," ssys Dean Collins.
"who every time he swears off for
three days running makes that the oe
casion for banging a liquid iron cross
on himself that keeps the Gold Cure
busy for the next three weeks."
Divorces are becoming so easy to get
that a pretty Los Anfeeles actress is
entitled to great credit for cleaving to
her husband until he denied her a hard-
boiled egg for breakfast.
We'll risk a bet that the Baker, Ore-
svn . man who can name every county
and county seat in the United States
forgets now ana then to bring home
The late Conareaa talked more than
any other an achievement to which,
for the humbling of Sim ' Barnes' par
tisan soul, we'll simply have to point
with pride.;. J ...
"The e-reatest form of inaanity Is
confidence in human nature.'!
Leone uass user.
Umt Leone, who was tho triflin'
The kaiser mav not be sorry that a
German cruiser sank an American mer
chantman, but he ought to bo suffi
ciently urged to say that be is.
Uncle Sam will be better able to
bear Mexico's troubles without making
them his own.
TWO DIUJiKS A DAT.
, (Oregonlan.) .
The official report of sn expert In
vestigator for an association of Amer
ican life Insurance companies contains
the statement that two drinks of whis
ker per day are enough to ahorten ap
preciably the life of a robust man. The
exact method by which this Interesting
conclusion wss reached Is not riven.
but It may be assumed that there was
no horrible example that had person
ally tried It and succeeded.
The failure In experimentation wun
liquor come from the man who re
solves to limit himself to one or two or
three drinks per day, or per hour, ss
the case msy be. It cannot be done.
Habit grow by what they feed on, and
no man. once a confirmed user of a
drug or of liquor. Is content with ss
little today ss he had yesterday. It
would probably be more accurate to
say that the senses are so dulled, or
the SDoettte Is so sated, that ss years
roll on the toper must have more and
more. He cannot stand still.
It la not likely that anyone ever Be
came a stesdy user of liquor through
choice or Intent Conviviality or so
ciability Is the first stsge, a derinits
taste Is the second snd an overpower
ing physiologies! need, real or appar
ent, ia the hut What toper, orsining
his glass, his nerves sartske sna ni
nose aflame, would confess tbst he hsd
NEIGHBOR'S KID HAS SET A DAD EXAMPLE.
(J. E. Murphy In tho Oregon JoumsL)
at ths outset say notion st alt of tho
final stsg. reacnea tnrougn pn-.
Ive step of self-Indulgence T Trus. he
wss early familiar with the dangers of
stesdy drinking snd the horror of
drunkenness; but h telt that he
"could take or leave It aioae. mu
anyone ever leave It alone who thought
he eould drink with safety to nimseii r
-v. drink, of whlakev a day
aeon became three, and four, snd then
more, for the men who anna aany.
i, k.. h.,1 a different experi
ence he would be worth hearing from.
uekill lews rraa PtalieU.
Esat Oregonlan: To discuss ths
practicability of reorssnlslng the Blue
Mountain leaguo and Increasing It
from a four-team to a stx-tesm league,
a meeting has been cslled for next
8undsy In this city snd the towns of
Weston. Athens. Pilot Bock. Echo snd
Hermlston have been Invited to send
delegates to eoafer with the local fans
who are Interested In the matter.
Pendleton Tribune: Over In Walla
Walla the fans are beginning to talk
up a aeml-profeMlonal league with
u-.ii. u'-.iia Pendleton. Athena-
Weston and Mllton-Prsewater ss pos
sibilities. Rollo Brown whose advent
Ik. Kaaah.ll World Of the north
west was ss a member of ths fsmous
Athena "Tellow Kids" sbout a decads
ago. Is on of the moving spirits.
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REPORT OP TUB CONDITION OP
The Farmers' Bsnkof Weston, at Wee
ton, In the State of Oregon, at the
close of business siarcn , ivio
Loans and discounts $120,848 06
Overdrafts, secureo. ana un
secured Stock snd other securities ..
Bsnking house -
Furniture and fixtures...
Other real estate owned
Due from banks (notreservo
Due from approved reserve
malia and other cash items
Cash on hand ,
8. BOO 00
. 89 84
Total ......$186,867 40
Capital stock paid to........... $ 80.000 00
Surplus iuna - ,vw w
Undivided profits, less ex-
penses end tsxes paid........ 826 11
Individual deposits subject
to check W.6O0 44
f A .ettAMarOsl M 'flA
Time certificate of deposit 27,491 63
Bills psysble for money bor
Total................. $186,867 40
State of Oregon, it ( ;
County of Umatilla, ...
El' U Qifh raahtP of the
above-named bank, 'do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true w ww
best of my knowledge snd belief.
E. M. Smith, Csshier.
J, H. PRICB.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 11th day of March, 1916.
E. L. BliOatCREN,
(Seat) Notary Public
ADMIWISTRATOB'S NOTICE TO
ths County Court of ths Btats of
swan tnr iTm.tiil. County.
miu nt the Eststs of Elisa
beth Prln (sometimes called Ellsa
Mb, la hereby aiven that I havs
k... .nnnlnt.il admlnlatrstor Of ths
esUte of Elixsbeth Prlne sometimes
cslled Ellxa Prlne), aeceaea, wun in.
will annexed, by order of the abovs
entitled County Court, and havs duly
in h.vlnv claims scalnst
aM aatata era reaulred to oreaent ths
'am to me, with proper vouchers, at
ths office of Carter st emyine, in m.
American National Bank Building, in
City of Pendleton, umauna coun
Oregon, wlthla six months from
Dated March f, 1U-
B. O. DE MOBS.
. . Administrator, etc.
Eight-Foot Cedar Fence Posts
tarred or untarred, at rij?ht prices
Large supply of
Lehigh Portland Cement
Remmerer Lump Coal
Dry Wood, sawed or 4-foot
. 'Wwa,a III WIMi . I MMI ll Fe''N''IW'(M'
f n .L. t.
Furnished and Printed at the Leader office
Each additional hundred....
for yourself our claims as to the clean
liness and general excellence of the
feed we are supplying; to so many val
ued patrons. Do not even take their
word for it, but buy a small quantity
and try it for your own satisfaction as
well as the sstisfsction of your stock.
We handle -Stssm Rolled Barley, Oats
and Wheat; also Flour, MillutufTi and
Chicken Feed. Phone No. 281.
D. R. WOOD the Feed Man
Dr. Farnsworth I
Phone or write for
Temple Building '
Local Lodge Directory
HTKVENS LODOE NO. 49, K. OF P.
Meets every Wednesday evening,
J. It. EnBllih, C. V. Clark Wood,
K. of ft. & 8.
WESTON LODOE NO. f, A. F. k A.
M. Meets every second ami fourth
Saturday in each montli. Klcbsrd
Morrison, W. M, L. II. Dsvls, Bee.
WKSTON IODOK NO. 68, I. O. O. F.
Meets every Thursday evening. W,
H, (iould, N. O. A. A. Kees, lire.
See.; K. O. DeMose, Fin. See. , ,
WESTON CAMH NO. 112, W. O. W.
Meets the first and third Hamrdays
t( each month, Monroe Turner, V.
C J. J. Heeler, Clerk.
ICUKKKA A8SKMHLY NO. 24, CN
ited Arthians. Meets the II rU and
third Monday in each nwnlli. Nel
lie Maybee, M. A. Frances V. Wood,
STEPHANIE TEMPLE NO. 34, PV
thian Water. Meet the second ami
fourth Mondavi in each month. Anna
O'Harra, M. K. C. Loella Plnkerton,
M.of U. A Cv
HIAWATHA ItEBEKAH LODGB
No. (W. Meet the second and fourth
Tuesdays of each month. Anna O'
Hsrra. N, O. Odessa Kirkpstriok,
Kee. See. Lottie lirandt, Fin. See.
CRESCENT CHAPTEtl NO. 47, O.
E. H. Meets the second and fourth
Fridays of eseh month. Mary E.
Uarses, W. M. Alice F. Price, Se.
Chss. H. Carter Dan P. Smyth
Carter & Smythe