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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 3, 1917)
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favor to have you come in and talk the matter over
with us. We want your harvest business, and are
We are prepared to figure with you on your har
vest orders for Groceries. Our stock is complete in
X anticipation of harvest trade. We shall count it a ready for it in every particular.
ady for it in every particular.
We arc prepared to supply your
wants in this line from a well se
lected stock of heavy white ware
that is both durable ami dainty.
Cups and saucers, per set ef
Plates, the regular dinner sixe,
7 inch, set of six 7fe.
dif-hes from 0e
IKvii vegetal ie
up to SOc.
large, 15c up to
I Jowls of
We alto carry a ilno of the gold
band pattern which is very pretty
yet not expensive.
various sues I rem
Shoes for Harvest Wear
We are headquarters for shoes.
Our line is complete, and for har
. vest wear we have some , exception
ally good values that will prove
j A good mule skin that wears for
A good heavy tan. well made
shoe, as a sjiecial ?3.:!!.
Scout or bicycle shoe for men
and boys, $2.00 to - 3.00.
Ladies' Hose to Gose Cut
A special list of ladies' hose to
close out at less than cost. These
are fibre silk boot hose in white,
gray, palm beach and tan. An er
ror in the billing of these hose
makes it possible for us to make
this price. They sell regularly' for
50c, but as long as they last the
price will be only ;5c. '
Canvas for Cook Bouses
Heavy canvases for cookhouses,
etc. We have it from 29 inches to
72 inches, in weight suitable for
your needs and at the price based
on last season's purchases.
ALL WHITE CANVAS SHOES
For the remainder of this season
all white canvas ishocs aside from
tennis shoos will Ik sold for less.
It will pay you to anticipate your
wants for next season mid lay in a
supply for next year, as them- goods
w ill le decidedly higher.
All pums w ill go now for
All r'uhlier sole shoos will sell for
10 percent less the pair. This will
include a wide variety of white can
vas shoes and pumps ' all new
stock and very desirable; will In- in
jtihkI style next season.
A table of remnant stock while
shoe, all the short lines to close
out; children's, women's-values up
to $2.00 at 'JSe.
Women's Comfort Shoes at $1.49
Those art- the kind for tired feet
soft and pliable. Kvery house-koeiH-r
should have a pair. All
black leathers; some have elastic
sides; some Juliettes; have sold as
high as $2; for this special $1.49.
Pretty Summer Lawns at 9c Yd.
To close out this lot we have as
sembled all our summer dress lawns
to offer regardless of cost. All are
sheer, cool and dainty; very desir
ble for summer dresses; have sold
as high as 20c, but for this summer
special only 9c
Men's Work Clothing
Ovt-raMs lit 7!c. ., $1.25, $1.50.
Cotton glove nl 10e, 20c, and !!5c
for the leather faced.
Sox at Sc. 10c, 12c. 15c, 20c. 25c.
I'nderwour nt 25c, :19c and 19c
the garment for cool, durable Uil-
Hose supporters. lOcuiml 25c.
Men's coverall at from $1.79 for
n good khaki, $1.98 for the triR
and the famous "All-in-One" for
Men's Work Shirts, 49c
litis is impossible with most
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It nit nl nt .11. iitm mid i won. ' "''
$1.25-thi- for standard mu. j fulUi,.e shirt that others will
r ,J charge 5c for; we bought a lot of
finiKu i.r.', -.o", .i."i, ?..
them last season, nud as long as'
ipmilty j i.y lbtt wo will sell as many as
j joii wish for only 19c,
Straw Hats at 25c
all that is left of the
-to go at your choice
Many of these are worth
Mary Jane Pumps at $1.98
These are the best for service in
the line of footwear- cool, com
fortable and pretty. ' I'atent or
gun metal. Value up to $:UM.
To close out this line, your choice
much moiv, but the siwa biv brok
en "and to closotheni out we have
made this cleanup price.
Sandals at $1.19
Our entire ilno of sandals in kias
rs up to two, value up to $1.60.
All good quality russet leather
nothing better for summer wear.
Your choice while they last for only
ason's purchases. special omy c. ;4 " ;j
1 BREVITIES I
Early days in Weston were re- J. A. MeRae and family are mov
called by a letter received this ing this week to their new home at
week bv City Recorder Andy T. Walla Walla.
H. L.Hedrick left
yesterday on a
Barnett from John C. Epperson,
Jr., who was bom here September
18, 1883,' and writes for his birth
certificate. He is planning to leave
for Portland soon for France to enter the
week-end business American Field Service, and finds
that his birth certificate is essen
tial to securinir a passport. I he
We will appreciate your patron
young man is a son of Dr. John C.
age and will do our best to desene iperson. a pioBec.r Weston physi
Lost Between town and the An-
cian who will
all old timers.
be rememlnTed by
His mother was a
Herbert Baker is taking his an
ual vacation and Kolxrt Reynolds is
on duty as the Route No. 2 mail
Mrs. Stella Kennedy of Fruitland.
Idaho, is visiting at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Dr. Watts came in Wednesday
evening after his Hudson car wilh
which to haul his family and be-
RAILROAD NEEDS A FACTOR
IN COAL SHORTAGE
The deferred payments draw six
Mrs. Winn is given the custody
of the two little girls, Opal and
May, and is to receive $25 a month
for the care of each from their
father. Mr. Winn is to have the
custody of the two boys, Marvin
and Jesse, but it is stipulated they
are to awmipany their mother on a
trip to western Oregon soon and to
sH-nd the school mouths wilh her at
Woods ranch, a brown coat, daughter of H. B. Griffin, who built longings home from Bingham.
the residence now occupied by U.
W. Staggs. He writes from 35:5
S. Bonnie Brae, Ijs Angele?, ('al.
Kindly return to Geo. Schnitzcr.
Jimmie Read has been added to
the clerical force in the grocery de
partment of the Weston Mercan
Mrs. W. S. Aheam and daughter home in the Reed and Haw'cy up-
lands, and sank a pitchfork down
llrfl I ir-L III U11ILUII r. V- A X- UI.K.L r -
guests Tuesday of Dr. and Mrs. S.
P. T. Harbour is in receipt of an
interesting and informative letter
on the coal situation from the Kem
mercr Coal Company of Salt Ijike
City, Utah, from which the follow
ing excerpts are taken:
"We have your favor of the 24th Weston.
inst., and note that you have not, Mrs. Winn is given possession, of t
been able to secure tiny Kemmerer some personal effects and an other
coal from Tausick & Kauffman for property is to belong solely to Mr.
Joe Payant's orchestra will again
furnish music for a social dance at
Weston opera house, announced for
some time, and for this reason de- Winn.
The United Brethren and Metho- sjre t0 paec y0Ur order direct with
dist churches have arranged to hold ,m. Jn reply I wish to say that no
union services at the park Sunday doubt the fact that we have not
Abe Abrahamson went cut to evenings during the month of bwn making any shipments to Tau
feed his team the other day at his August. sick & Kauffman is responsible for
Harry Beathe and Gilbert Ellis your not being able to get service
ujttct a load of hay on the railroad ',,,m them. .
track the other day, but consider- "We have not screened any coal
atcly raked it off in time to let at Kemmerer for 60 days, the entire
the train go by. output going to the railroad as run
. . , . ....'' o' m'ne c"al. We have therefore
Shirley Barnett, chief clerk in Bni.)p?d practically no coal to Tau
the right of way department of the fiick & Kauffman for the past 60
days except a few cars of run of
mine. It is absolutely imperative
that we take care of the railroad be-
IMPARTIALITY URGED fRCW IlOIUe
m DRAFT BOARDS I
into a m e of hay. Speedily he
found that he had spiked a rattle
snake through the neck. The snake
seemed to be angry, and wrapped
its tail around Abe's foot with such
fnrfo n to lift the foot from the
ground and to almost tear its neck S. P. &. S. at Portland, is here atf
A meeting of the local library loose from the tine. The snake did eompaniert Dy nis iamny ior a v
will . hM nMt Mondav at this in trvinir to null-the leg close cation viwit with his parents.
2 d. m. at the, library building, and enough for striking, and seeing it Mi and Mrs. W. S. Payne, to- cause if wo did not they would con-
a full attendance is requested. in such unamtable mood, Abe des- gethcr with Anson and Harold, mo- fiscate the commercial coal that was
C. A. Barrett & Son of Athena
are reported to have contracted L. I. O'Harra, manager of
thoir wntirp whpat croo toU. W. erocerv dcnartment of the
Collins, the Pendleton dealer, at
$2.00 per bushel.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Preston of
Huntington Beach, Calif., were in
Weston this week and were guests
at the J. H. Price residence. They
were formerly residents of this
county, where Mr. Preston still has
land interests, and their many Wes
ton friends were glad to greet
Wheat is yielding pretty well in
Klickitat county, Washington, de
spite the poor season. The Farm
ers Bank of Weston is advised by
the tenant, Dave Wicks, of its land
holdings in Klickitat county, that
patched it as soon as possible
Mercantile Co., left yesterday, ac
companied by Mrs. O'Harra, on an
extended vacation tour. Tht-y are
traveling in their Dodge car and
their immediate destination ii Half
way, Oregon, where Mrs. O'Har
ra's brother, Fred Gerberding, re
sides, later they may go as far
east as Salt Lake City. They ex
pect to be absent about three
tored to Bingham Springs yesterday, on their lines, for if they did not
The youngsters will be left there to have coal for their . engines . they
camp by themselves ana practice couio not move me commercial coi
to their heart's con-
Wnknt5 of th Pilchard.
Very similar to the herring, a quaint
method ot distinguish! m; the pilchard
exists In Cornwall, the borne of tba
pilchard flsherlfs. The difference be
tween the fish Ilea In their center of
gravity, for Jf one holds a pilchard by
the back fin It will remain horizontal,
The W. C. T. U.held its regular while a herring tips, downward. One
meeting Tuesday at the home of seldom sees the fl.ih in the London
m l v U7;.,i r..fir nf markets, however, and lu order to gam
cioth .d sew ng occupied the time . due h;e of anprcc.at.oa the
u A M., W S. chard has to Journey to Italy and the
Mediterranean. Jlanr factories exlt
of the meeting; and Airs. W. S.
Ahearn, president of Milton union,
or any other freight that might be
in transit. Our output is ofT on ac
count of our inability to secure min
ers, and as the labor situation gives
but very little promise of improve
ent I do not see that we can expect
very much commercial coal from
Kemmerer this season. We of
course regret this exceedingly, as
we are the big losers. '
"We therefore cannot offer you
any encouragement whatever in the
way of shipment of Kemmerer coal.
If you can use a few cars of Rock
Springs we perhaps could ship you
an occasional car."
Washington. Draft boards must
JikIi;c claims brfura 111 cm cllspuislon
at ely; there must bo no exerrUo of
sympathy, affection or favoritism.
Thus Provost M-trntial General
Ci'owiJit 'counselled In a letter sent all
local hoards on tha eve of drawing the
national army. At the tamo lima
President Wilson iauued n executive
orrlcr cautioning government depart
nienta against certifying employei for
exemption aa lnillienaahl, unless
they are actually' Invaluable.
In closing ha arbleri a note of warn
ing to Industrial Interrata asking that
they "exercise the same conscientious
and scrunulous caution to the end lent
there appear to be favored claitaes
among citizens called by law to the
Crowilcr's order pointed out that a
sacrifice Is demanded from everyone,
and Hint all cases should be viewed
wJthout respect to a board's personal
sympathise or affections.
W. M. PcUnon G. II. BUhop
Peterson & Bishop
are Quality 1
noia.ngs ... , . & rwuling entitled "The Fath
wie wneai. ne is no The next meeting will
shows an average
Backs to the acre.
United Brethren Church- Preach
ing Sunday at 11 a. in.; subject,
"The Wheil and Tares." Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Prayer meeting
Wednesday at 8 p. m. Y. P. C. E.
Sunday at 7:15 p. m. A union ser
vice will be held in the park on
Sunday evening, commencing at 8
be held Saturday, August 11, at the
home of Mrs. W. D. Smith,
Jim Turner has some beans that
he planted at the invitation of the
commercial club, and not to be out
done in courtesy now rays that he
intends inviting the club out to har
vest the crop.
Sim Culley will be back from
In southern England for the express
purpose of salting and packing the flsli
In tins for exportation, the method
used being similar to that used for sar
dines, rikhards, too, resemble sar
dines, fhonph tbelr flavor is somewhat
stronger. Years bko nn attempt was
i ..nr I. f.l 1 1 !: n !ini-H 1 1 n
-tor home consumption, but the expert. olhcr alimony, report the Knst Or-
for t 10 welirht or i-i'onmn. JIMS wmemem. whs
Sirs. Hey Winn Gets $20,000
By the lermB of a decree of di- 5
vorce by which Mrs. Delia Winn is p
separated from her husband, Iley
Winn, prominent farmer, the hitler -f
is to pay her $20,00(1 in lieu of all J
t FOR SALE BY X v
j II. ORAM
Dr. O. S. NEWSOM
Physician and Surgeon
Post Building (Dr. Stone's for
mer office) Athena, Ureg.
"Calls taxi!" Lafa McBride't is al
ways at your disposal. Phone 02.
ment proved nseless,
the body broke the neok and the fish
fell Into the fires. London Anawera.
o'clock. Everybody invited to these Walla Walia soon with an appendix
serviac. 1 Wriggle, pa&tor. misbiug, but otberwu intact.
Kaiu lias interrupted the allied offen
sive on the wesUrn front.
agrwl to in a stipulation signed by
both. One thousand is to lie paid
at once, $1000 on Novemlx 1,
1017, and $2000 on November 1 of
each year uutil the whole is paid.
Weston Transfer Co. i
t Davis & Ellis :
to loan oh good
wheat land at
P. O. Lucas
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