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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (July 19, 1918)
, F. G. Lui'M ivturne
Ml Saturday A&Q
ti Shotthtme X 4
from liuitim'M trip
and othor puinta in
Th July meeting of the LadiiV
Guild waa Mil at the home of Mrs.
H. 0. Sating. The memberahlp
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rYuit jars of all kinds for aale.
E. E. Zehm.
J. C. Turner of Cornelius, Or., is
here looking after his interests.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Boll were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. L.
1. O'Harra at Camp McDougal.
Gail Wililams returncit Tuesday
from a week of enjoyment in the
mountains at the Petfley home. .
Mrs J. S. Harris, who has been
seriously ill of late, was taken to
Walla Walla Saturday for an oper
ation. Jess Ferguson is reported to be
improving at St. Anthony's hospi
tal, where he is a typhoid fever pa
tient. Joe Wurzer and crew are at the
Joe Scott place near Athena, cut
ting locust trees for government
Dorothy Tweedy is recovering
from a light attack of smallpox at
the upland home of her mother.
Mrs. Mark Henderson.
Mrs. W. A. Graham left Sunday
for Marshficld. Oregon, accompany
ful program of music wtf contrib
uted to by Miss IVrter and Mrs.
Sailng, each of whom nang charm
ingly. The hostess was assisted in
serving ice cream and cake by Mrs.
Williams and Mrs. W. L, Kiibbins.
The next meeting of the guild will
lie held the first Thursday after
Mrs. A. J. Melntrye- e is receiv
ing the usual warm welcome from
his many friends of "auld lang
syne" in Weston and vicinity,
where for years he was one of our
Noah T. Hall. XI years old, died
Friday at the home of his daugh-
noon in August at the home of Mrs. tr. Mrs. Florence Lobaugh. at Van
A car of locust wood used in the
making of doyle pins for wooden
ships which will form an important
lrt of Uncle Sam's new merchant
marine, was shipped out of Weston
Sunday. Men are still hen cut
ting down and trimming the trees,
and another carload will go out
soon, fcach car contains between
ninety and a
pounds, iree ow
cl PRETTY LAVIIS and DMY DRESS lilATERIAL
We find as the season advances that we are
overstocked on this material. We know the price is
advancing and we are offering these goods at far
ili'" less than the figure at which we can replace them;
wising, in T . . .
sycle. Mr. Hull was a former res-
ident of Weston, and hnd many
friends in this communi
w.. ... I.ium ... hiit itMrfctti.r Mrt
is survived by two sons. Miller V Knf u miief cfipk it mil tin 1fV l MMVintr MlO hi TPS I.
patterns to show each season and prefer ti close out every yanl of thin mater
ial. Many of these, patterns are worth as high as forty cents, but to make a
clean, quick sweep we shall place the entire lot on the table at the low price of
Hall of N'olin and (liar Us Hall of
Weston, and by one duughter, Mrs.
Lobaugh. The funeral was held
Surulay at Athena.
Warnings are being sent ttcKast-
hundrvtl thousand rrn Washington towns against fiike
wncrs receive one- "WHr heroes" who ppeak at war
rallies anil take up collections alter
ward. Several of these men app'ar
in Canadian uniforms and there
seems to bo no law to prevent
their so doing. The principal dam
age those men do is not the money
they secrue but the fact that they
spread sedition and disloyalty and
third of a cent a pound for the
wood found available, and retain
the remainder for fuel or posts.
Not a few people are wishing
they had a quarter section or so of
Harvest has just begun in the
in Mrs. Herman Graham, who has Weston neighborhood, with pros-
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been visiting relatives ana menus pecw 01 i gwa j wm 01 ia-aon
Dolf Thompson drove home to
his stock ranch on the Umatilla
the other day with a new Ford tour
ing car, bought of the local agent,
H. L. Hedrick.
As' 1 am about to retire from
business in Weston, I would great
wheat. Some new wheat is al
ready being received at the Down
ing elevator, and is said to be of
excellent quality, while the yield
is thought to be running better
than forty bushels. The barley
crop, however, will be far below
the average in the Weston district,
this having been a bad season for
the cereal. Only a few sacks to the
ists. Posing as heroes, they drop
little remarks in their speeches that
are intended to sink in. Five of
them have been apprehended.
ALLIES ARE VICTORIOUS
IN COUNTER OFFENSIVE X
Iy appreciate an immediate settle
ment from those knowing them- acre are. expected from fields of Turmtv Vlll Taksn h French
sevles indebted to me. H. L.
Miss Pearl Davis is ill with ty
phoid fever at the home of her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Davis.
This is the second case of typhoid
that has appeared during the sum
mer in Weston.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Cronk and
Mr. and Mrs. Orval Venable of
Tomorrow afternoon at two
o'clock a meeting will be held at
the rooms of the Weston Commer
cial club under auspices of the Wet
ton Livestock Association, and will
be addressed by L. E. McDaniels,
supervisor of the Wenaha reserve:
M. S. Shrock, county agricultural
agent, and other speakers. The
Athena spent the week end at the general public is invited to attend.
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home of T. J. McCarty in the up
lands. Mr. McCarty took the men
of the party for a fishing trip.
H. McFarland. who many
and a special invitation is extended
to all stockmen, whether or net
they are members of the asso
ciation. The new bridge across the Uma-
and American Troops.
(By the AMociateJ PrM.)
From the Mgion west of Soissons
to the northwest of Chateau Thier
ry, American and French armies
have begun a strong offensive
against the Germans, which possi
bly may have a nurked influence on
the future of the, world war. In
i initial stage the movement has
been rewarded wilh great success.
All along U.e 25 miles the French
and American troops have daohed
brilliantly across petitions held by
the Germans, killing, wounding or
vears aero was a well known citi
sen of Weston, is here for a visit tilla at Thorn Hollow, built by the capturing thousands of the enemy
among old fnends and scenes. Mr.
McFarland has been residing at
Eugene, where he has property interests.
Two McCormick combines were
started Tuesday in Dry creek fields
and are now successfully in opera
tion. Even on side hills the ma
chines are found to work well, and
they are threshing cleanly. r These
machines were bought in partner
ship by A. W. Rogers and Roy
Tompkins and by Albert and Newt
The little daughter of Alex
Schreiner, residing on the .Basket
uplands, sustained an operation at
Walla Walla recently for the re
moval of an abscess. Soon after
the patient's return home, it was
found that another daughter in the
family woujd have to submit to
the surgeon's knife, for the relief
A. P. Perry, formerly in the
meat market business at Weston, ia
now a soldier. He joined the na
tional army in New York as a mem
ber of the engineering corps. Mrs.
Perry is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Fred Dupuis, at Weston. She is
quite ill, following an operation
for appendicitis which she sus
tained before leaving New York.
The Weston Library Board has
added the following splendid new
books of fiction to the local library
shelves: The Major, by Ralph
Connor; Over Here, Edith Kelley;
The White Ladies of Worcester,
Barclay; Christine, Alice Cholmon-
deley; The Wings of Youth, Eliza-
federal government and the coun
ty, is now completed, and is report
ed to be a substantial structure in
every way. No work of any con
sequence, however, has been done
on the Thorn Hollow approach, and
it is difficult to reach the bridge
from this side. This road, it is
said, was to have been improved
George Brace, . ,well known at
Weston, was kicked by a horse Sat
urday at the ranger Btation on the
Umatilla, where he is employed by
the government, and "knocked out"
for a time. The hoof caught him
on the jaw and he took more than
the count. Rangers carried him
to the John Thompson residence,
where in the course of time he
again began to take an interest in
The old Dry Hollow schoolhouse
north of town, a relic of pioneer
days, is being torn down by George
Carmichael, who bought it in order
to use the lumber in shed construc
tion at the Carmichael ranch. The
district consolidated with two oth
ers and now has a commodious new
concrete schoolhouse on Dry creek,
Ritzville, Pullman and Pomeroy
farmers have established the fol
lowing rates of harvest pay: Load
ers, $3.50 to $4 ; sack sewers, $5.50
and taking town, villages and
large quantities of guns and other
war supplies. Nowhere, according
to last accounts from the front,
has the enemy been able to stay the
progress of their afsaitants, al
though counter-attacks were icsort
ed to on tome imp rtant sectors af
ter the first ttages f surprise oc
caisoned by the unexpected attack
had worn away.
To the Americans alone in the re
gion west of Soissons came four
thousand prison -rs, thirty guns and
much war material. Additional large
numbers of captives and further
great stores of gur.s, ammunition
and other war necessities were tak
en by the French. I efore ail the
positions of the Americans and the
French their guns and machine
guns cut to pieces fleeing hordes of
the enemy or bands which endeav
ored to withstand the onnifh.
The blow, probably long in its in
ception, is being aimed at territory
vital to the Germans 4erritory
tne capture i wnicn not alone
would mean the forced retirement
15c the yard
HARVESTERS TfltCE PIOTICE
COVERALLS -In this line we carry the famous Towell, the last
wort! in coveralls for men and boys. This garment is the outcome of years
of study to produce the best coverall jKissible. Those who have tried other
makes and have been disappointed find in this garment the one they desire.
$3.00 lor Boys' to only $4.00 for Men's
Groceries are hard to get, but we are still in
the ring and are better fixed than ever to take $
care of your harvest needs.
Fruits and berries are at their best now, and
if you want them for canning, leave your orders.
Blackberries, Cherries, Dewberries, Apricots
BlUOW APRONS and HOUSE DRESSES
Why sew these warm days when you can buy these attractive garments
of the Cerirans from the entire m- f for no more than it would cost you to make them? They are ready to put on
and are neat and dressy-with a style to them that makes it a pleasure to
wear them. Priced from
I itnt extending southeastward across.
the occupied region from Soissons to A
Rhiems with Chateau Thierry its X
southern apex, but po.-sibly would
result in the capture of thousands
of Germans operating there, many
to $6; combine spike pitch, $4.50
to $5; box drivers, $3.50 to $4;
combine drivers, $5.50 to $6.50.
The ten-hour day is being adopted,
with provision for overtime.
Milton was quarantined Tuesday
night by the local health officers
beth Jordan: Baz of Saffron. Von for smallpox, reports the East Ore-
Hutten: JoseDh Vance. William gonian. Fifteen cases had appeared
DeMorgan. up to that time. The disease is
said to be in a very light form and
A severe hail storm occurred A precautions are being taken
Monday night in the vicinity of against its spread.
lone, morrow county, ana is re
ported to have seriously damaged
12,000 acres of wheat. The loss
is put at 25 to 100 percent. One
farmer lost 1200 bushels. In gen
eral, however, the crop in the lone
section is reported to be better this
year than in almost any other part
of the Northwest.
While riding in a Ford car Sun
day afternoon with other boys, El
mer Nolte got out on the running
board to adjust the top, which had
become loosened. He slipped and
fell and one of the hind wheels
caught his leg in such a manner as
to dislocate the ankle. It was at
first eared the ankle had been
broken, and aa it is the injury is i
serious enough to keep the young ;
man "on the shelf during a good ;
of them comprising the best sol
diers oi the (jerrr.an t mperor s ar
mies. So fast has the advance progressed
that already French and American
troops have reached or are astride
several of the important roads of
supply for the German armies in
the south, particualrly the line
running from Soissons to Chateau
Thierry. It is not improbable by
reason of this fact and the inability
of the enemy instantly to remove
them, that further large quantities
E. C. Rogers and George Nesbitt, of supplies will be taken,
local combined harvester magnates, Altogteher more than 20 villages
were called Monday to the Walla fell into the hands of the Ameri
Walla neighborhood, but found up- cans and French all along the bat
on their arrival that their advice tie front. .
was not needed. "
$1.00 to $6.50 lor the Dainty Ones
Summer Underwear for Less
a mm m-a a
Dr. s. l mm
Hospital at comer of Main
and Broad streets:
Phone -- Main 253
ReoMvslt's Youngest Son Kill.d.
London. Lieutenant Queotio Rooto
relt. Colonel Roosevelt's youngest
on, who bss been attached tp the
American line forces on tbe Marne
front, was killed at Chateau Thierry
ua July 14. ssyi a dfipatch from Paris
to the Exchange Telegraph company.
Lieutenant Roosevelt, the dispatch
says, was returning from a patrol fight
when be was attacked by a German
suuadron. It seen that Roots-.
vlt suddenly lost control of bis aa
jrbine, having probably received a
I . fc4 MWilH. fctvhM or thntw uttl 4e
.rttitwtfi for Mil ! ACH ami rti
PATENTS SUILO fOtTUHVt
fum moeWy. Write letejr.
D. SWIFT & CO.
WuhlifgtsH, D. C.
The Prudent Man
will fill his coal bin when the fill
ing is good. Better order your
coal now, when I can supply you.
P. T. HARBOUR, Weston, Oregon
W. M. Fetcrw. G. H. Rl.hnp
Peterson & Bishop
fandktoo, Or. irsewster, Or.
Dr. J. C. BADDELEY
CrituU VtUrioiry Snrgtoa
Phone 32F6 - Athens, Oregon
HOMER I. WATTS
i'mri In-. In
paft cf the busy season.