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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 24, 1916)
ITS TIME TO .
PREPARE FOR CHRISTMAS
Only twenty shopping day now remain in which to do all
your shopping nd makt tl of your sifts; very short time
Indeed when you. think of all the thinks you have to do. ,
. ? Every department in thi rrat offering special
llarfaine . almost every day from now on till Christmas
m It will be to your Interest to read our ads end visit our store
-JuH often a you possibly ran; you may chance to find just what
you want at banrain if not today, maybe tomorrow.
fL - v i WE WILL HELP YOU
You may leave your packages that you want to aend away,
here, and we will attend to the tending we will Hold them till the
" proper time and send them to that they will arrive at their destination
"' at exactly the right time the service U absolutely free to you.
o WE ADVISE YOU
" to do all the shopping you can at home, in your own town, your
store probably need the business, but we realise tha there are
many, many things that your homo store cannot possibly afiord to
handle for your convenience and we will be more than pleased to
serve you with those things; you will find our prkes are rijtht, the
lowest, quality considered, and at any time we will refund your
money with a smile, if you are not pleased with your purchase when
you get home with it.
BRANCH No. 1. U. S. TOSTOFFICE
Is Here in Our Store
This i new convenience we have to offer to our patrons;
H package may be mailed here in the store and will receive exactly
the same careful attention as if they were mailed at the poatoffioe.
GREATESt STOCK IN THE HISTORY OF OUR STORE
Notwithstanding the uncertain and strained condition of the
' market, we are better than ever prepared to fill your every want
, with the latest style the greatest assortment and the best for
the price, no matter what the 'price.
'- ; :i " CHRISTMAS BOXES, RIBBONS, ETC,
' .' We have an immense supply of Christmas boxes, ribbon.
' V.hI mm). nt beonitions to be used in preparmg your package
for the Christmas tree or for sending; making them look more
WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU, DONT HESITATE TO
ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT
Some of you cant possibly come to Pendleton a often
a you'd like and for you we have a special mail order detf artmeiit
to take care or your wanU; experienced shoppers are in charge and
your order will be filled better, in many cases, than if you were
, her in person to do your own shopping. Don't nesitate to order
whatever you want if we do not have it we will get it for you, it will
' be our pleasure.
MAKE THIS STORE YOUR HEADQUARTERS
when you come to Pendleton; take advantage of the many convenience
we have her for you; leave your package here and w will send
them to the train for you we have a man here for that pecial
BE SURE TO VISIT OUR FOOD DEPARTMENT
In Our Sanitary Basement
' - This is the one place in Pendleton to get the out-of-the-ordinary
good thing for your table.
t Fancy California grapes, artichokes, Florida grapefruit, ripe
tomatoes, cucumber, almond and walnut meats, tuffed ripe olives.
Swift' Premium ham and bacon. Dromedary cocoanut, Townsend'
California glace fruit in handsome wooden boxes, Jones' dairy farm
sausages, imported mixed vegetable for combination salad, Thou
sand Isle Salad Dressing, Mr. Porter' Fig Pudding, and hundred
. of other delicacies not to be found elsewhere.
PENDLETON'S GREATEST DEPARTMENT STORE
THE PEOPLE'S WAREHOUSE
WHERE IT PAYS TO TRADE
Furnished and Printed at the Leader office
this winter out-of-doors
Polo, golf, tennis; autxjmobiling over
California's wonderful highways;
and a wide variety of places to go ,
: and things to see makes a visit to
California brim full of pleasure.
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
representatives arealways delighted to help
pUn California trips. Literature, uuuiiu
tion and specific service upor. application to t
S. S. KELSON, Agent, Weston; l BURKS. District
Freight and Passenger Agent, Walla Walla, Wash.
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WIS I ON LEAOEH "'" vtaihr.V
... nnd-orttcr committee is rxvr
TlAHK w r"M,,h" $cd when petition are clrcu-.
M ttW HII'llON K.Uf . Utilltf. . ,
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The Year ti w Recent development jto to
' Mon,h - show that the proepoct of a
Vur Mon,h 0 60 modern highway kwj the Blue
AiFKiiMNti KAir mountains arttrowinir brighter
Rrirular, wr hu h wt lnei tion I2'e M j brighter. Aid from the fed-
Trmicn.. ,Hr inch (vr Lurtkm m , vornmt.nt frt. Umt part of
JJ the road lying n the reserve Is
rmA .... kov. u wt prolwbie, according to a clipping
from the Walla Walla Union
r.i... .i ti rtiiic vioh. o... hi we reprint elsewhere. If
. ., ci.. wm .. i naj materinlixes, much of
,J the credit will be due to the un
KEEl'S "BOUISING t'P" tiring work of Mr. A. F, Alexan-
der ot Up-to-The-Times maga-
Tlie official figures on election' line. Walla Walla, who has been
measure reveal that the single- constantly preachng the good
tax sentiment in Oregon has roada gospel on both sides of he
reached a lower ebb than ever Blue mountams-bo th for the
before. W the Orcgonian. propojed Limn to Wall l a
Measures leading up to single and La Grande to Pendleton
tax or imposing single tax in highways.
modified form or imposing it In
conjunction with some other
form of legislation have been
six in number, and in addition
thereto the people have voted
on and adopted an amendment
repealing one measuro leading
up to a single tax which had
been sneaked over under an anti-mll-tax
In 1903 a modified form of
single tax received the affirma:
tive votes of 34 per cent of thos
voting on the measure.
In 1910 a county tax option
amendment, disguised as an
anti-poll-tax meaure, received
the affirmative votes of 51 per
On repeal of county tax option
in 1914 the single-tax element
polled 42 per cent of the voters
In the same year single tax
with a graduated jug handle was
defeated, the affirmative votes
being 28 per cent of the total
registered on the amendment
In 1914 a $1500 exemption
measure polled in affirmative
votes 32 per cent of the total.
In the same year another
graduated single-tax measure
received in affirmative votes 32
per cent of the total.
In 1916 tngle tax was com
bined for popularity purposes
with a form of .rural credit, but
the affirmative votes were not
quite 22 per cent of the total,
whereas, another and genuine
rural credit amendment was car
For eight years the single-tax
propagandists have pestered
Oregon with their doctrine, ihey
have presented it in modified
form ; they have presented it in
a complete form as is possible
under state law; they have
baited it; they have 'sugar-coated
it; they have disguised it In
one year they had practically
unlimited financial support from
an Eastern millionaire's organi
zation. This year they had the
backing of the leaders of organ
Single tax was put on the bal
lot in 1916 by the forgery of
more than 1000 names in Mult
nomah county alone. Two years
hence to get on the ballot ap
proximately 17,500 signatures
will be required, or a number
representing nearly one-half of
the ingle-tax vote in the entire
state. It is apparent that by no
honest method can 17,500 out of
40.000 voters scattered through
out Oregon be identified and
reached. Yet th intention r
, present single tax 9.2iu is pro
claimed. We think it is time to scotch
the snake. Work in advance of
filing day on the part of those
organizations which have so far
contented themsdve with oppo
sition after the petitions have
been accepted Bhould two years
hence bring the propaganda to
a sudden halt
Already a protest has gone up vVAVAv.Vi.v.w.ttv
from the single-taxers' Portland
newspaper organ against adop
tion by thev legislature of any
laws to prevent petition frauds.
The benefit of such legislation
can be attainad without its et
will feel more thankful If you have one of our ALL WOOL
Suits when you ait Aom to that big Turkey Dinner.
The statement published else
where of the Farmers Bank of
Weston ahowa a marked and grat
ifying increase in the deposits and
cash reserve. The report indi
cates that both the bank and the
IWston community were never
Woll dvimr seems to have been
about the easiest way out for the
Mexico is less of a nation than
a disease. " ,
CHANGED HIS MIND.
Andrew Lang Didn't Llka Stava)
WhMt Thay flrrt Ma.
Andrew Un was tb ooj!tMln
tneaiy of KY7tblu that aaTorwl ot
dtK-aUroca. It partk-ulartj dUUlkrd lha
affected jotm aeatbeUc of tna ISWa.
And. altboitru ba came, a id worm
know, to b tba devoted friend of
Robert Loot Stereuou. his Brut Ita
prenioDS of him wer most tmfora
bl. for be mistook blm for an
tbete of the aesthete.
In bl book "On the Trail of Kteo.
on" Claytn Hamilton gle k record
of Andrew lMTe' account of bla flmt
glim te of Stcrenxon. Andrew Lane
u mmmmm i.ri tkd the couveraatlonnl
economy awiocUfed. chiefly with the
nam of the lata Alfred Jtosle. Fjkj.
Mr. Laos eald-and Mr. Hamilton jot
ted It down Immediately after In to
London Cndentrunnd-tbea thing:
"Mentoue iromennde. Saw blm com
tna Didn't like blm. Uo$ cp.
ton balr. yoeer bnt queer,
tlnnda-wblte. liouy. beniitlfuL IHiln't
like the ce. I'ldn't like the balr
IjM.kcd HUe a enthet. Se
liked ethcteti. Can't stand tbem.
Talked well. Raw that Stilt oeemed
nuother ae!lmte Colrln bad dlKcorer
rd. Pliln't like blm. Mdn't like blm
at all. Later ob. yea but I
needn't tell yon that Didn't like btie
t flrnt Took tluie."
On November 11. Grant Pas cele
brated the establishment of th sugar
Grant Ps An improvement com
pany is to be incorporated to supply
water to land owner in the district
north of th river.
Portland h held the tax Increase
down to seven one-hundredth of a
mill and cut $729,000 from the budget
When in doubt the podpl voted
"no" all over the Pacific coast.
; Mill City Frank Potter expects to
build a shingle mill her. '
Dallas Th J. K. Armsby Company
ha 1.000,000 pound of prune await
The Pendleton Woolen Mill ho
booked a $20,000 order for marching
uniform. - -
Oregon wool has recently sold in
Portland for the highest pric in th
history of the' state.
z mmimm nfnamvff
Mr mi tixrAiiUiiU i
Illuo serge or plairi grey. . . $3.00
lllue serg) or fancy patterns, w."
12.o0 to $14.75
Overcoats, all ty AAV',;iVi
Men's silk tir ; 25c c
Men 'a long silk scarfs, white r
white and black. $.V
Paris garters, aingle or double.
grip, at only
Kid and suede gloveslWc. . . $1.40
Men'a and boys' fancy dress caps
with ear tabs 25c-4Uc
Men's black or bsown leather
caps with ear tabs lHc
Men's dross hats. . . . 08c to $2.WJ
Tailored to Measuro
W have one of the best "Tail
ored to Measure" lines of Men's
Suits to be had. Perfect fit and
satisfaction with every auit See
our line of patterns befora you
buy... 15.00 17.60 $20.00
J. C.Pennev Co.
II ... .1. .k, mwtA nMll.M.t f.. tkd Itlllif. V)II
and f.gy winter day nd nitshi that are urely wminir4
ufKn o?. If you r wo.! burner mA want to enjoy the
winter evenings you nr ha before, I adviae you to go
to Wtt A Rigr id buy thoroughly gxd eoal tov.
After using it you will never go back to th wood burning;
inDtat r. t iu oa srimcs coal
3. V. Jfmrtw
( HO, HO! Winter is Comiog ;
.When you get cold come in
and get a hot cup of coffee and a
li sandwich. 1
STRICTLY CASH CONFECTIONERY
OF WATCHES .
MO JOB TOO OIITICULT
Prcstdn-Shaffcr Milling Co.
Athena, Oregon . Waltsburj, Wash.
p a. a. bill, ieweier wmiob ;
Mrs. Alyse Roe-CHchrist p
Physical Calture, Dp Btuthlng
Eocutlea y ,- " Ji
K!!7 rrtrtur t Mr. Wm. MKfnl'n
HARNESS & SHOE REPAIRING
GOOD STOCK GOOD WORK
Leave orders at ' Weston , Mercantile
lore, or bring work to my residence,
Powers cottage, near school.
I. F. SETTLE - Wksjton
' randi .'
Pure White -
Made of selected bluestem in bne of the
best equipped mills in the Northwest.
Sold in Weston by
Weston Mercantile Company