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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (June 9, 1916)
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No coal, wood or aahea
to lug no waiting for
the fir to burn up. Bet
ter cooking becauM of
the) Steady, venly-dis-trlbuted
perfect control. An heat
concentrated on the
cook ing and not radiated
around the room. Tbe
long, blue chlmneya
prevent all amok and
Bakes, boils, roasts, WW
Mar efficient than yoot
wood or coal stove sad costs
In to operate.
asx roua naALX toway.
Use Prl Oil
and a cleaner,
or without ova.
. 4 For Sale by
WATTS & ROGERS
Fourth of My Bill!
Under the Auspices of Merchants' Association and
Walla Wslla Commercial Chib
Walla Walla, Washington
A program that will please. One that will help you to
enjoy the Big National Holiday
i DAY ?
Tdiy, July i 1515
STREET PARADE and PAGEANT of NOTE
Featuring Military and Fraternal Organisations, Beautifully Decorated
Automobile, etc Six Bands, 1000 School Children hi Fancy Costumes,
Patriotic Exercises, Free and Up-to-Date Street Attraction. Big Pro
gram of Sports and Athletics. Cash Priaea, Automobile Races (bur
event, inter-city contest.) Baseball Tournament. Street Dance and
Street Carnival under Enjoyable and dean Auspices. Other Entertain
merit Features too numerous to mention, :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::
WATCH YOUR STEP Something Doing Every Minute
Reduced Rates on All Railways ;" ALL WELCOME
CURK WOOD, ruklUhtr
The. Yesr .,.....;.'
81 a Muii ha .,..........
Smir MiMtlh ........
lft M ftUIkllt .............
Per Inch, Insert !
I .noma, Mho earn uiarriKm.,..
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r RID At
at etceearlan SMtvtr,
ati. i- i nf iha nolitlcal
platform, which may ha tpect1
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as platltudtnoua ana iurmi
Iaa railroad mlleaaa was eonstroct-
aJ in ibis than durirur any other year
since the cWtl war. and Ifi about Ume
to protect the cringing eorporawons
from the predatory puoiic
tv . - , Mnimttloa is net Ouits
" a r-
so conventional as usual, and area the
bosses do not seem to know what ta go
ing to happen.
o t r SnviW of Pendleton pre-
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tw. that eommumiies "
aiso of Weston should hate hut one
-i k. MnaoitdatMl Instituuon-ano
thst community amusements. Including
j .knuUt ho Tjromoted and regu
lated Uider municipal direction. He
pointed out In his forceiui aourras nara
Saturday that it is better for the young
to ri.nes under proper restric
tions, since most of them are deter
mined to dance In any avent, than to
indulge in this pastime without re
straint. Reognising modern condi
tions, ha would have them dealt with
in a modern way
Here's an extremely personal person-
si from the Saturday Evening u
,k.t .in at feast he read with approval
bv the Itinerant medicine iair:
r or T.m whA naad to be at
Hot Lake, was here Thura. A. , Toxen
Worm of N. Y. was her last wk. We
a .a. air W.l mtmiA nwPlA .Ul tU
meet the doctor. They would make a
m n T.jw Mmvention cheered
the name of BooaeveH for an hour and
a-hsU. which we rear is aoom mt
cheering news the Colonel will get out
of Chicago. . .
It will be found that the Democrats
sre not afraid to nominate a man who
Isn't satisfactory to Colonel Roosevelt
u,.rW ia evtdentfcr acting
upon the prudent principle that what
ever he doesn t say can
BCXCOMBR IS PLATFORM
A Truly Recreative Trip.
New Scenes New Foods-
New Air Everyone Needs. ;
Let us help you find Them.
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
OREGON-WASHINGTON RAILROAD ft NAVIGATION CO.
is the Direct, Pleasant Route
to the Chief Resort Centers
of The Pacific Northwest
Booklet, fares and specific information
about Yellowstone National Park, North
Bench, Wallowa Lake Park, Wt. Hood and
Colombia River Resorts FREE upon applica
tion to S. S. NELSON, Afrent, Weston, or
R. BURNS, D. F. A P. A., Walla Walla.
A HUGE SUCCESS
.in j .
flat Pratt taw tat mUghUttt Ws.Usf.M1
aiUaesUt Cttl4 Sataiaaf.
plains In 1145 Portar Orsham. sr.
A qwlit for which the ."" '
Mr N. LovarLIf shaare.l the aha..
carded the J aJ apua and colored
the vara: manufactared en a nana
loom In Htl. . . , ,,.m
xplnnln. wheel and card, broujht
IHhC Iron and pot hooka, TS Jraars
.i u a llarnaa.
Mint lock riria more than 1 yeare
That the twsaty-rourth annual r eld. in use win iniai iu.n.
union of the Vmatllla tounty llonaars luchyA. A. Krea. .
Aaaoctatlon was the moat auccwsftil Pow.lr horn and about
aver bald which la saylnt a lood years old. Ian ey
deal waa the tanaral opinion of PrU-a. . ...
rtth thaae enjoyabls Poot jaca. orouynt av.. .
racurrtnt- events. Mrs. Jonn "
FMday sad Baturday ware both of loar hora and baavar
them beautiful daya and the wealher'brouaht across th plains m i
aoda having for eace smllad kindly,
thouaaada of people thronaed the
pretty little city which has become
celebrated throughout the Inland Km.
plre for the uniformly efficient way
la which It handles three association
Catherines. Haturday a Franklin
aaant from Walla Walla ia said to
have counted no less than 111 auto
mobllea In Waatoa at one time, and
the crowd la variously aatlmatad at
from three thousand to five thousand
people. Undoubtedly, no one day of
paat reunions has shown a larger at
tendance. Huadreda of old-time frtenda mat
each other again who seldom meet
hut once a year, aad than on, thaee oc
casions; the programs la the larga pa
vilion were delightful, the snorts In
teresting, the order good although so
much chatting while the exervlaea are
In progress could be dispensed with
to advantage. Two able aad scholarly
speakers ware provided. The address
PYldsy by Dr. Stephen B. U Penrose,
president of Whitman College, was
retrospective and historical. Saturday.
Rev. i. E. Snyder of Pendleton looked
Into the future, and strongly presented
hla vie as as to what ia needed to pro
mote the moral, spiritual and material
progress of Oregon In general and
I'mattKa county in' particular. Both
addressee were among the best ever
heard la this city oa any similar oo
The reunion was also fortunate with
respect to Its readers and eingers.
. Fish gahlblt amotions.
Wa are gccuMouicd lo think that
uly wt bumaus become peMd with
four or ashatrd a ItU Nt auue el
pcriuH'Uts with erch lu tte arttBclal
poud slww that wuca tbclr reaea bJ
suddeule dlsturbwl by tupln on the
glass the OmIi vbdbly tremble, and Ibe
bars which are characteristic of Ikla
stHvlea actually disappear fur Ibe time
belug. only l reain'eaf lb dh
turbauce ks removed aud tlia onmalia
My of the Bsb la restored.
Sometimes a pike that w rapidly ad
vaucUig oa bis piay become sumdclous
i.w iba laiter's cuarsctor. The
suee will suUdculy atop lu an attitude
of doubt. bU latch will arch, aud be
will remain susudni as tun
...lrii.tf tba cause of bis suxUctous
Ouly wbeu be hi tburougUly reassured
does be become rUjId. to advance to tbe
Anal attack: If hla susiihiou Is a al
ia) ed ha drupe to tbe bottom of the
pond or swims off In dlaipoUitmesit-
Putmtar Beware atoaiuiy.
Ou night at Lady Jennes house
Joseph Cbamborlalu said to Bio thai
ha haiieved au man of even moderate
endowment could attain any given aim
rvapvee lu in reauera ana ainser. . . , , . . mk mmm.
PeauTlfuUlnaplringandhumorouaPro- wblcb he art before him with U are.
i aiifiintf eoikn inu touiiiii
end. To my question. W W. tneo, ao
so many men fan short or tneir amoe
tlonaf be answered: Tbey come to the
nlace where they turn Istc. ey
uav hare killed tba dragon at tba first
Hndm and at tbe second, perhaps even
at tbe third. But the dragons era ah
arara mora formldahle the farther '
m. isnr turn back dlsbeafTeoed. and
very few will meet the aionstera to
h. wt Almost none m willing to
have a try with the demon at Ibe last
Hri.w hut If be does he has woa for-
trer.' "Princess LaJtarorlch ta Ceo-
lriL i 4Ti'i
We say that Kyanlze is the best
Finish for your floors and furniture
It will make every inch of woodwork in your
home lie new. Kyanize is the most durable
finish made. You can easily put it on. In clear
end seven colors.
GOODWIN'S DRUG STORE
. . . m at f
uwk h Pav.im VVecK at the Leader snop
Government attempts things that
are beyond Its powers for exsmple.
maintaining sn obsolete system of un
limited competition la business, u
thinks almost any situation can be
adequately dealt with by printing
some words about It lo the statute
buok. There ia a scarcity of shlppln.
doe to the war; but ahipyarde are
turning out vessels to tne umn
their caa petty and are engaged for a
long tlroo ahead. Government cannot
possibly add a single bottom to the
world's merchant fleet, but thinks it Is
dealing with the scarcity of shipping
when It passes a law about It- The
effect of government action In other
respects Is problematic Incalculable.
For instance. It passes a low-tariff
.-a iher factors almost Imme
diately cause tbe sharpest rise ever
known la commodity prices.
But some very simple things are en
tirely within the power of govern
ment. It can stop wasting tens of
mnilnns yearly lu pork-barrel appro
priations. It can adopt a broad. In
telligent, non-partisan scheme of wa
terway Improvement, as the Freer bill
suggests. It can frame a psssable na
tional budget scheme. It caa uproot
the spoils system, which costs heavily
In Inefficiency and In political degra
dation. It can overhaul and reorgan
t. anuMMitiva deDartments. By
easily achieved reforms, wholly with
in Itself, it can save millions, or Hun
dreds of mtHlons. of public money.
There Is nothing uncertain or prob
riematlc about the result of govern
ment action along these lines. Tbe
.ntt la sure: the national gala un
questionable. . , . .,.
No need to ten you
-i..,- . hioti vou will be reading
about now. contain much buncombe.
. -.i k. thee deal With these
simple tangible. Indubitable reforms.
By noticing thst you prooaoiy w. -able
to judge, la a rough sort of way. i
bow much buncombe they contain.-
HAKLASf O BASKBAIJU,
U K. Harlan, sporting sdltor of tbe
Pilot Bock Record, has this to say
ith rrit to the coIlaDoe of the late
lamented Blue Mountain league:
"Now comes the FenHto oaaeoau
tram with the announcement that It
i- -tin .in iha Blue Mountain league.
and Is ready to play ball again. In
face of this announcement, wa must
say that It Is certainly too bad that
the Pendleton aggregation - didn't
make a permanent decision one way
or the other and then stick to it
k h- viint Rock-Pendtfeton game
of two weeks sgo it was announced
that Pendleton was going to wunaraw
from the league on account of being
unable to raise sufficient funds to pay
Its players. When this became known
both Weston snd PHot Rock accepted
the decision as final and consequently
these two teams disbanded. Now
Pendleton has decide, to stay. So far
it hasn't been ascertained who Is going
to stay with them, for It Is el moot a
dead cinch that it will be Impossible
to get either Pilot Bock or Weston to
gether again. 8tlH, there isn't much
occasion for serious thought, for it
may be that Pendleton will decide
again In a few days that It will not
stsy In ths league. Ws shall see what
we shall see. In the meantime we
would like to have a little Information
gs to what dispotritloo bss or will bs
made of the I5C deposit put up by ths
AHfmrr nt teams ss a sruarantee for
each to remain In the league and fin-
gram numbers were provided by Adah
Loan Rose and Walter Rose of Pen
dleton, Winifred McKenile of Wslls
Walla, little Ruth Douglas of Weston,
Laurel - K. Da via', of Preecott, Tbe
Musical rietchers of Pendleton. Lela
O. 8allng and Lois Porter of Weston.
Xllla lmpaa aad Carl Qenael of Wal
la Walla, the Oilltara quartet of Pilot
Rock and Zola Keea of Athena. A
piano solo was brilliantly played Sat
urday by Leila Garfield of Athena,
and splendid singing wss heard from
the Athena male chorus under the
direction of Dr. W. R. Scott The pro
grama both days were enlivened with
chorus singing by Weston voices under
Iha direction of A. W. LrfindCU. end
' humorous numbers staged In costume
by the Weston quartet met with pro
nounced favor. As reunion accom-
pnnist, Mrs. T. D. -Watts admirably
fulfilled her exacting task.
Rev. O. W. Rlgby, a pioneer Uma
tilla county minister, la recent years
a resident of Alberta, gave a brief
and highly diverting talk Friday
morning relative to incidents of pio
neer life. Saturday Mr. Rlgby, who Is
now wholly blind, was led forward on
the platform and gave a feeling Invo
cation. Friday morning's Invocation
was effectively offered by Rev. W. a.
Payne. Mayor J. M. Banister made
quite a hit with his address of wel
come Friday, and may yet be railed
upon to leave hla broad acres to shift
for themselves and go out to rival
Bryan on the Chautauqua circuit
President Geo. W. Ones delegated his
response to Msyor Homer I. Watts of
Athena, who rose to the occasion with
hla accustomed ssng froid. During
the course of bis remarks, Mr. Watts
suggested that a monument should be
erected la Weston . to perpetuate the
memory of Umatilla county pioneers.
Friday the girls of Weston High
school, prettily strtred, gave some
very pleasing folk dsnces on the green
of the city park, closing with tne May
pole dance. '
Miss Luctle Pell of Pendleton won
the gold medal contest given at High
School auditorium Friday evening un
der auspices of the Umatilla County
W. C. T. U.
Music by the Weston Concert bond
during both days of the reunion was
accorded much praise. Not a few vis
itors found It hsrd to believe thst
this bond haa been In practice !
than three months, so snappy and
spirited were Its musical offerings
under the direction of Professor Lor
ds 11. .
Athena took both ball games from
Weston, Friday by a score of 10 to 4,
Batordsy by a score of I to . Pat
Henderson, a Milton boy enlisted by
ths visitors, pitched the: shut-out.
Brill of the locals smashed out one of
the longest home run hits FTIdsy eves-
seen on the Weston lot Saturday he
again sent the ball over the fence, but
was caught at the plate. "After the
games the people were entertained by
lively street sports.
Chaperoned as usual by Sim Barnes,
the old fiddlers appeared Saturday
afternoon In what haa become one of
the time-honored features of ths pic
nic. They were eight in number,
Prizes were awarded by the Judges
H. J. Taylor, R. W. Ritner and A. W.
Nye of Pendleton to, the following
contestants. In the order nsmed:
John Davidson of Urns pine, George
Lieu alien of Athena, W. A. King of
Athena and J. M. Ashworth of Weston.
Officers of the .association were
elected Saturday as follows: George
D. Feebler of Pendleton, president;
A. L. Swaggart of Athena, vies presi
dent; S. A. Barnes of Weston, secre
tary; J. H. Price of Weston, treasurer.
Mr. Peebler came to Oregon In 1151
and has lived for forty years In Uma
tilla county. Mr. Barnes and Mr.
Price, are Incumbents.
The Sons and Daughters of Pioneers
elected the following officers: Frank
Price of Weston, president; Mrs. W.
O. Read of Athena, vice president;
Mrs. W. S. Price,, secretary; O. W.
Winn, treasurer. r . -
A Window of Pioneer Relies. '
The Interested gase of hundreds of
people was attracted during the re
union to one of the large display win
dows pf the Weston Mercantile Com
pany, which was devoted to sn exhibit
of pioneer relics and curios. They re
called memories of the camp and trail
to ths old pioneers themselves, and to
their children were an earnest of
what living mesnt In tbe west before
civilization brought the then luxuries
that are now regarded as necessities.
A list of ths exhibits follows:
Chair la use II years Mrs. H. N.
A stand that came around the Horn
In 1ISI Mrs. Polly 3. Purcell.
A quilt "Prairie Rose." If year
old Aunt Fsnnie McBiide.
Sad Iron, 100 years old, and shawl,
TO years old; also a purse 71 yesrs old
left by the late Uncle William Lleual
len Mrs. Ransom Lleuallen.
Bake oven used In crossing the
Port, Mutton, Vel
FISH Monday and Thursday
Get Our Prices
Phona No. 63. Orders taken by
phone fur mail routea.
Ten percent Interest on all ac
, counts after SO days.
Perry & Weber
The largest stock of
Cigars, Tobacco and
KNIVES and HARMONICAS
for horses and cattle Is the grass that
grows on meadow and hill. The next
best thing is sweet, clean, hay and
feed thst comes from our mm. w nen
?ou need rolled (train of the riRht sort
or keeping your livestock In Ana fet
tle, look for our sign and the good
things for for your dumb servsnts
stored in our bins. Ws handle Steam
Rolled Bsrley. Oats and Wheat; Baled
Hay, MillHtufTs and Chicken Feed.
We're local agents for Peacock Flour
and Blatchford's Calf Meal. Phone 281.
D. R. WOOD the Feed Alan
NO WS THE TIME
to pay your Weston Leader "sub"
Ladies' and Misses
Visit our Ready-to-Wear
and see a full line of
Coats, Suits, Wash
etc. Have all the
YOU CAN DO BETTER AT
j.C.Hennev lo. tne.
WE LEAD, OTHERS FOLLOW
The Farmers Bank of Weston
MIE REASON banks are glad to open acconnU
iL (especially with the young) is that it makes
better, more useful, substantial citizens who work
for the betterment of the community. Open an
account with us; make it grow; be useful.
Preston-Shaffer Milling Co.
Alhena, Oregon . Waitsburj, Wash.
' Made of selected blaestem in one of the
best equipped mills in the Northwest
Sold in Weston by
Weston Mercantile Company
Furnished and Printed at the Leader office
Sixty (minimum)..... $0 75
One hundred........ 1 00
Two hundred.................... 1 60
Each additional hundred i...... 0 30
Made of Malta refreshing
jlsh the senaon,"