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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1918)
CLARK WOOD, NalWhtr
Th Year tl M
Six lionthe 0 75
Four Nonth N
ilUDAT. M. i, U
Csteree' el lh aeitetlice al Wtee. Orten
m MtensVdata mall matter.
TEE BLOW TEAT FAILED
Thus of us who have Invn won
toring why the Allies did not '
able to break throujeh the Civrnuin
lirn-s on the western front while the
Russians wow yet engajrinir Teu
tonic attention on the eastern front,
will b enlightened rather than en
couraged by an article in the cur
rent Collier's written by Wythe
Williams, Pris correspondent of
the Now York Times.
The Allies did break through or
at least had penetrated the first
and second German lines- in the
jrrvat drive last spring conducted
by General Nivelle. To quote Mr.
"It is now a matter of general
knowledge and proof that on
that 'day the Gorman genera! army
order was to prepare immediately
for a quick retreat to the line ol tne
Thiw rVrmnn armv
commanders had been ordered to
Iterlin in disgrace, ineenuoi me
German invasion of France seemed
. The day referred to was April 29.
On that day Paul Painleve, the
French minister of war, sent a tel
gram to Nivelle ordering that the
entire offensive be immediately
stopped, although on the preceding
day th French government had
assured General Haig that tho bat
tle would go on.
It is quite likely that the German
retreat would have been converted
into a rout and the war brought
to an end had the drive continued.
And why was it stopped? He
cause a handful of French deputies
who had somehow managed to get
to the front, where they did not
ia. ., rftu-lcfn-liverfHl at the
sight of Gallic blood and complain-
ed to the war minister.
Painleve, whose conduct was that
of a "weak sister" throughout,
kept advising England that the
offensive would proceed while at the
linw nrniMrinir to ston it in
i .. i i.. .1.-. .:.t U..n-t,,l
oroer io pmiaw.- uic wiut-ucm t
deputies. Meanwhile the French
necessarily severe, were
grossly exaggerated by interested
noruma through the simnle orix-ess
of counting wounded soldiers twice
and three times over as they were
transferred from the field to the
General Nivelle's own official
. figures were not accepted until too
Kiveiie ana naig were in pcncci
accord on the French generalis-
simo's great battle plan, which com-
prehended the entire front and
had been worked out in every dc-
tail. Undoubtedly it would have
been brought to a successful con-
elusion but for this miserable olit-
ical bungling. .
The ugly sequel followed at once.
The revitalized Germans held their
lines and are still in France. Pelain
has been afraid to move, except in
desultory fashion. Nivelle and
Mangin, thc hero of Verdun, were
removed from their commands and
court martialcd, although they could
not be disgraced on the showing ad-
duced before the court. Poltroon
politics triumphed over master
strategy. The war is still on, with
prospects that it will continue at
least a year longer.
The lesson is plain. No interfer
ence from Washington with our
own General Pershing should be
tolerated for a moment by the
people. He must and will be given
a free hand, and be held responsi
ble for the results.
persistently refused to subscrila? to
After all, it may not be such any H)rt f war work ami has re
ft difficult task to reorganize the fusc(j to join the Ked Cross is, we
Bulldogger ed., as he only needs to think, justifiably ojk-ii to coiuinu
be made over from the neck up. nity criticism, if not its suspicion.
' Just now, no loyal community has
If we are thrifty we are going any particular use for a "slacker."
to 6ave millions and millions of do!-
lars that heretofore have been Looks as though the Euss has
wasted on extravagances. Uncle about decided he won't submit to
Sam asks us to lend him these mil- getting it either in the neck or the
lions for. fivc rars at our Per;nt Brest-Litovsk.
erctary of tht Trtaaury McAdoo.
who was namtd govarnmtnt director
f railroads by Pretldtnt Wilton.
He tietnls the money to
war; and to make every
American man. woman ami child to
lruj easily and to hecomc n noml
holder in the
which he lives, the sale of
stamps and war savings staniK is
It strikes us -it hasn't struck us
yet, but never mind it strikes us.
we say, that under certain riivum
stances the hval push club tnitfht
be rather a hard prosition. not to
say a dangiTous weaimn.
Men sweat or sweated in their
shirt sleeves at Weston New Year's
day which resembled nothing to
much as a perfect day in May. The cumpalKii to Imreane the na
Iit sweat be considered too vuL u pwluetlon. liea.M by a
. . ..r loti Han. 'uU
u.. ul I....
L wl" U! lm '
Kuage attributed to the teacher in
the female seminary, who said:
"Remember, my dear, that hor.-ies
swit, men ix-rspirtf
Oil. I . t'UllK "
ladies get in a glow."
Uncle Sam as a war measure has
asked us all to "Hrxveri?.e." Tin?
Ciuul Ailniinistr:iliiin urii s llirifl in
the kitchen. Automobile owners
are asked to waste less gas. aii
of us ar besought to travel no
more than is absolutely necessary.
Those of us who are in danger
0f forgetting what a great and
good commonwealth Oregon is. are
reminded every New Year's by the
Oregonian's annual numlK-r.
Save the sugar; minimize
m(.at; uge )ess ignl; watl.,
wneat - nd such war time
are nothing more nor
than an a.)Ix.aI to i,e
w Ktuilli,i i. an the time.
Thc i.r s m rm iptof letters
from C. ('. Chapman and Orton K.
Goodwin-Portland men who have
hai much t() ,) with tl. s,,,.,. of
thc gri.al 0m,n ie( (-mSs drive
t.x)rtinij appreciation of the
g,. 6howjnfe, ma(o by Umatilla
It's such funny weather that the
,jc.ar girl doesn't know whether to
rj,,n Cossacks or a pee k-a-boo waist,
. . , jf , ,K.u,luel ig han,jcj the
u,a,Jer man jn lht currenl jhslK of
The Washington Newspaijcr, a jour
nal published at Seattle for Wash
ington newspaier men. No such
enconiums are ever bestowed uiKn
the benighted and boorisl. I!uIldB
Anyone who has consistently and
WHkN WOMEN 00 TO WAR.
rimiM fir the reulsii'iitluii of wom
en fur servhv In connection with tli
wnr are hut wiving nttlcltil recognl
linn u wlml tin' world hut Kuu
from lh beginning, Wnnmii'a ytirt
In war bus ulways been of ui'hrlui
H.i fninv Hint II I doubtful If any gWit
rtunulitn ever was curried mi vltmit
her a sM stance, atiya Omohii Hee, Shu-
civilisation mine to soften ways of liv
ing, tho womitti tuts not Ixt-n culled
iimhi to do some I lit in: she vim ui
nt uuder wiMik'''f. I'm she- bus found
now nct-iiiiillons whoso imt'Mitt l null"
mm essential. Smti tiiks ii nursing
tlu wounded, inline for tli' hi'loIrM
niul ministering In ninny wnya to tho
wreckage of wnr iimn in her as a
mutter of cuume, u ih iho hoim'ller
hut iiituxolilitlilo duties of keeping
thing moving while Hie iiiiiii goes
forth to battle. Wliul Is now imMctl
In tluit these duties bo iiwinllnutttl
us fur as HtMtllU', uiul Unit tlio t'f
foils of woman l sjsteiimtUcd ami
innilit more etTuottve by reuson of or
derly illrvctloii. That tin- women of
America will rv"nd I" the effort of
the government tuny bo accepted us
fure-gnno ciinclu.lnu. ami llnil tin y will
Ini; ut liny tline limy In- put uflilf n
OUt lf till) ltlt'Slltll.
A wry foolili artlt'le In n newtner
on tin Mihjtvt of iimrllnt; iltMsi
lnt'M olio Hut' liltii, nlilt'li In llilit: "T
Ik.' u iiiiiii Hinting wnuit'ii you liiliKt lit'
a innu amone nifii." There lany Ik ex
ceptlona to this, fur there are ullly
clrls. but In the tualn It i true. Uoin-
( j uk(f u hhu1j. )uu( MW H lri.(.
,.r,.nce to u lonrntnl or lincrosilnB man.
They love inurnte niul atretieih of
charaelpf, miy Ohio Sliile Journal.
Wheuever n iiiiiii approacliex them with
a ullly remurk or a wlilespreiul niiee
ilote, they ilon't think very much of
ulm; If they dlil. M-otle wonltl not
think' very much of Hu m. MmilinrMt
ami womnnllnesK are unite the miiuv.
They nre marie up of quiillllea that
urr a part of the fiumliiiltn tf lrtue.
IleauM ' a woman lieatiflful ami
Itrareful Is no reu.ton why a uiau
r-hotiltl fnrKi't hl Kotttl fUM- ami Ju-Ik"-ment
while In her nicltly. Hut milly
there are many meu who ilon't look
at It that way. Now wuteli the uet
occaititiu ami r' If Hit ' not
voiumeer t,-tiuiiiiniTT ft -
m worklnir iu conjunction with tho
,,.-,.,..., uf Krl-ultur anil food
Administrator Hoover, Mioulil lend an
Imiwrtnnt stimulus to what will prove
n i.nitllHble undertitkim: fr prtMluters
as wr'll as for conau rs. AinotiK olh-
r UiIiiks lhw lnteresle.1 in the work
plan the transfer of thousands of head
of cuttle. Mieep ami ht.pl from the
iilg western protlmiiiB district to small
f,.n,is ! tfiitral ami southern states.
w here a
i:re:it amount f feed j!"t'S to
Five More Negro Soldlera Sentenced
tnu Alilollio Tl -KiVP III the I1C'
Kroes tried hy tho last court martial
In connection with the Houston rlota
havtf been sentenced to be hariKd, ae
cording to the verdict of the court,
announced by Major General Ruck-
Hundredt of Acret Flooded.
HellinKham. Wash. Hundreds of
acres of land in thc Nooksack and
r.kagit valleys ara under water.
The Iloislievikl are now showiiu; a
faint glimmer of intelligence.
r A- -
in latest pinch belt back
$8.00 to. . .$21.00
Conic in and be measured
WESTON BATHS, BARBER i
and TAILOR SHOP
I R. L. Reynaud I
New Overland car for hire
Pennington & OUarra
MUST YOU PAY TAX
f ON YOURJNCOME?
Matter That Every f.U)rlcan
la Called on to Determine
Washington. The time lias ,i, ilud
for every American subject tn the In
came tax division of the war revenue
art to figure up bis Income and file
hm return. If he la unmarried and
has a net Income of $1,000 or more, or
If he la married or the brad of a fam
ily and hla net Income la $J,000 or
more, he aiuat pay the taa. Hla re
turn must be la the handa of the col
lector of Internal revenue In the il la
ir In In which Ihe taxpayer "vaa or
has hla principal place of bualnesa be
fore March I. 1X11.
The man who thlnka to evade this
lax la making a serious error. Revenue
officials will be In every county to
cheek returns. Failure to make a coc
reel return within the time specified
involves heavy penaltlea.
"Net Income" means gross Income
less certain dedurllona provided for by
the act. The law defines Income at
profit, gain, sages, salary, commis
sions, money or Its equivalent from
professions. vocations, rommcrce,
trade, rente, sales and dealings In prop
erly, real and personal, and Interest
from Inveatmenls except Interest from
government bonds, or state, municipal,
tnmnshlp or county bonds. Income
from service as guardian, trustee or
mwutor; from dlldnd. pnloo.
rnyaltlea. or ptnl. or nil and (at
roal laud. Mr., are taiablw.
Normal Rata la t Par Cant
Th normal rat of tat It 1 pr rnt
n net Inromra alwvo tho amount of
oxrmptlnna. hlrh la fS.Qftft In tho raao
of a marrM peraon or had of a family
and $1,000 In th rano of a alnglo pr
ton. A marrM peraon or hrd of a
family I allowed an additional ex
emption of $:00 for each dependent
child If under eighteen yeart of a(
or Inrapable of ff upiort beeauae
defrrtlve. The taxpayer la pnalderd
to be the head of a family If be
actually aupportlnc ono or more par
aona rloarly ronnreted with him by
blood relatlonahlp or relatlonahlp bf
marrlae. or If hla duty to aupport
aurh person la baard on noma moral
or leal obligation
to be worthlcai
and charged-off within the year and
tax paid except Income taiea and
tli"- aaaeaaen aaainar
Theae and oihr poind
of the Income tax an tlon or tne war
ret-nue act will be fully explained bf
revenue oflVera who will visit every
county In the United Statea between
January 2 and March 1 to insist U.
payort In makln out Ihelr reiurna.
Offlcera to Vltit Every Locality.
Not Ue of their arrival in each local
ity will be given In advance through
the press, banks and post ofllces. They
will be supplied l.h Income t, forma
rnplra of which may be obtained also
from collectors of Internal reTemw
The bureau of Internal revenue la
Reeking to Impress upon persons sub
Jert to the lax the fact that failure to
tee hl official In no way relievee
them of the duty Impoeed by law to
file Ihelr returns within the lime ape
clfled. The penally for failure to make th
return on time Is a fine of not leaa
than $20 nor more than $1,000. and
In addition SO per cent of the amount
of ihe tax due. Tor making a false
or fraudulent return, the penalty la a
fine not to exceed $i.000 or not ex
ceeding one year'a Imprisonment, or
both, In the discretion of the court,
and in addition 100 per cent of the
At to the Farmers.
The number of farmera who will pay
Income taxes kat not bean estimated
by the government nnViale. but It it
certain they will form a large percen
tage of the 6,000,000 peraona assessed
who never before have paid an Income
tax. The average farmer does not
keep hooka but If he avails hlmaelf of
the services of government experta
who will be sent to aid him, it will
not be difficult for him to atcertala
tho amount of hit net income.
Tbe farmer in making out bit return
may deduct depreciation In the value
of property and machinery uted In th
conduct of bit farm, and lota by fire,
storm or other casualty, or by theft If
not covered by insurance. Expensaa
actually Incurred In farm operation
may be deducted, but not family or
living expense. Produce raited on tbe
farm and traded for grocerlea, wearing
apparel, etc., It counted at living ex
penditures and cannot be deducted.
Guatemala City Oeatroyed by Quake.
Ran fialvador. Guatemala City, cap
ital of the republic of Guatemala, hat
been completely destroyed by an
earthquake. Many peraont were killed
Id tbe disaster.
Harbin In Chinese Handt
Toklo. In a fight between Chtnete
and Russian Maximalist troops at Har
bin, Manchuria, the Russians surren
dered and were disarmed and made
fJCj PREPAYMENT PRIVILEGES t .
We loan money on first class Oregon and
Wshintrton farms at lowest rates. No red tape
and no delay. Write direct and save money.
Qive full details in first letter.
W refer you to any bank In Portland.
In tho Circuit Court uf the Statu uf
tlrvKon fur Umatilla County.
I .cone Itotlenkireh. I'laiiiltrT, vs. Clin
ton Uotlciiklrch, iK finilniit
Tu Clinton llotH'iiiUivh. I ho ilifvnilsnl
a I hiv t named:
In tmk Namu ok Tilt: Statk Or tHr.
riuN, ou am hereby summoned and
reiiiirvil to aplivar ami answur the
complaint of lite ilinliir liletl awainst
you in tliu mIh.vd eulillitl four! anil
cause, on or ItcfniD six weeks from tho
tlitlc of the lnnl iulilit'Stlon of this
summons, to-wtt, on or Iteforw Krklay,
the Ixth tlsy of January, HUM; ami yon
will take notice that if o fail to ap
pear anil answer sattl i-onillnt or oth
erwise lcml thereto within saal tlmu
tho plaintiff for want lliereuf will ap
ply tu the Court for the relief prayed
for ami demanded in said complaint,
namely, for a decree of thu cuurt dis
solving the bond of matrimony rxlst
in between ilnmtilf anil defendant
ami for other equitable relief.
This similiiotis is pulilixhetl pursuiiut
to an onler made anil II led herein by
i;illM-rt W. I'hvlpa, Jutlue r.f the alxvo
iMititletl court, onthut'ith tlay of I'e
cembur, l!U7. 1 ho hrst publication of
this summons will tut instlc on Krirlay.
tbe 7th day of lceml-r. W, and
will bo published ill tnu Weston Leader
newspaiier for aix consccuUvo wwks.
Dateri this Mlulay of Incumber. H'17.
Wll.l. M. I'KTr MMON.
Attorney for IMaintilT.
rostollico address. 'I'ondlctoil, trv.
RYK ILOl'R. BARLEY
FLOUR. GRAHAM AND
WIIOLi) WHEAT FLOUR
Maile by the
WESTON MILLING CO.
Wo rli riLstom inillitiK, Imy j
T t t , t j ... I T
ami Hi'ii nay, iiruin iiuti r
Millfooduf ull kin.is.
X Free City Delivery
I r Mitt Minrk-l..n''W''i'-'""t j
t t4 HN-IH, aftHrtMs tit istH'lta atH
ftt4t..n f. rftf I MARCH mm
Ml Bh-nttlll(ly. fkwnk Tlrrtm.
rATtMT OILO rOWTUNIt ff I
null m " metflM-f. Wrlta u9ay.
D. SWIFT & CO.
h03 Seventh St., Washington. D. C.
.w.ais.ii in iiiiiii i in .sin ("J m
-MHigMir fWF " -..-s,,,.
Furnished and Printed at the Leader office
Sixty (minimum) $0 DO
One hundred 1 20
Two hundred 1 75
Each additional hundred 0 45
Preston-Shaffer Milling Co.
Athena, Oregon . Waitsburg, Wash.
Made of selected bluestem in one of the
best equipped mills in the Northwest.
Sold in Weston by
Weston Mercantile Company
606 Concord Bid.
In I he Circuit Court ol ll i Slalw of
OiiKoii for I'nuitillii County.
nlof Carlson. Hamlin", vs. Hetty Carl
eon, lie fvuilutit.
To Hetty Carlson, liifiinlaiil nUivo
In the Name of the Statu or 0-cK"ii,
You aru hereby suniniouiHl ami rvtiuir
vil In aji'ar and answer the coin
iilaint of tlio plaintllT liletl acainst ymi
In thu abovu en I liletl court and cause,
on or before Krlilay, lh !Stli rlay of
iccilnlr, I'JI7. which tlalo is vlewn
weeks from Iho ilalo of thu Hrst
tubllcalion of this siiiiimiius. And
you will take notice that if you fall tu
answer Iho said complaint or ulhcrwisv
pleatl thereto within saitl tunc, the
ptalutiH for want thereof will apply to
tho Court for Iho relief prayed for
therein, namely: for a ileireo of I lie
Court forever dissolving Iho bonds uf
matrimony How ami hereltiforo exist
InK Iwtwven pluinlltT ami defendant,
ami for other equitable relief.
This summons is iuiltlitsl pursuant
tu an onler made ami bird herein
In Honorable (iilUrt VV. I'lirlps,
tlrcuit Jin life of the Sixth Ju
dicial IHstrict of (' Statu of Or
eitoti, on the dth ilsy of tletuU-r,
l:il7. The lirst iiibhratitn of this
summon will be made on Kriilay, I he
1'JUi day of Uctolwr. 1'JI7. ami thu
last publication will lie made tin Kri
tiny, the said lh llsy of l)ccml!r,
I!17. Publication hereof will bo mado
for eleven consecutive weeks,
listed this Mh day of Oclolicr, A.
Wil l. M. I'KTKNMuN,
Attorney for I'lainttff.
Cost Ollico ndtlress: I'lintlleton, tlr-cn
In tho County Court of the State of
On-Kon for Umatilla County.
In the M.ittir of tbv hntate of Muiy
K. Speaks, deccasoil.
Noticu is hereby Kivett that I have
been apNluted adiiituliitralor of the
vstato of Mury K. Hieaks, deceasctl,
with tho will annexed, ami have duly
tUslilletl. All purstins bavinK claims
summit saitl estate are lurvby nottlietl
to present Iheni, with proper vouchers,
to me at thu ulllccof ( arter & Sniythr,
attorneys, in The American Natlonul
llsnk Imililine;, in IVinlli tuV. 1. mstilla
l vunty, uri'iion, wiimn six inonins
Us teil December 7, I!I7.
( HAH. II. CAkrt.lt.
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I Weston Transfer Co.
Davis & Ellis j: