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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 16, 1918)
Mr. ami Mrs. J. H. Williams
were visiting friends in Walla Walla
Mortimer Cannon of Milton has
succeeded the late W. H. Mussel
man as principal of the Freewater
Mrs. Lucy DeMond of Payton,
Wash., was a recent visitor at the
home of her daughter, Mr. J. F.
Loren Maybee, former Weston
boy, is now serving as wireless op
erator on one of Uncle Sam's sub
marines. E. E. Zehm is absent this week
on a trip to Spokane, where he is
getting his family settled in their
Following the operation which
she sustained at Walla Walla, Mrs.
J. S. Harris has been seriously ill at
her home in this city.
Ralph Kinnear had a good crop
of wheat from 200 acres at his
Couse creek ranch. " The yield ran
from 35 to 40 bushels.
Mrs. H. F. Fanning of Saskatche
wan was called Monday to Weston
to attend her mother, who is ill at
her home in the uplands.
Joe Hodgson is leaving Sunday or
Monday for his Montana ranch, his
son Lester having nearly recov
ereed from his recent severe illness.
Jim Price, Bob Proudfit a!hd John
Marvin Price fished the waters of
the Umatilla Sunday, and each sus
tained his enviable local reputation
as an angler by making a dandy
Earl Lieuallen left Walla Walla
this week to serve in the army.
His position at the bank in which
he has been employed will be filled
by his wife during his term of
While returning home from an
automobile tour of Oregon and
Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Law
rence M. Knight of Pasadena,
Calif., were guests Friday of the
Frank Sniders. Mr. Knight is a
cousin of Mrs. Snider.
After a trip to Salmon River and
back Henry Barrett had car trouble
just this side of Blue Mountain saw
mill and had to send an S. O. S. call
to the Nelson garage. He had gone
across the mountain to see about
getting out a bunch of wethers for
' Jake Narks us sold ten head of
beef cattle last week to J. W.
Toner of Walla Walla at $7.60 to
$9.00 per hundred weight. The
last mentioned price is the best he
has ever received since embarking
in the cattle business, and is only
commanded by top stuff.
Wheat so far threshed by Sim J.
CuIIey has averaged 34 bushels per
acre of No. 1 grade. It has been
cleaned and shipped at the elevator
as fast as hauled from the combine.
Mr. Culley's crew are now in wheat
at the DeGraw ranch that is going
35 bushels or better. They expect
by tomorrow to have finished the
An automobile containing the
family of Sam Pambrun and driven
by one .of his daughters crashed
Sunday into the front of The Farm
ers Batik of Weston arid broke one
of the large plate glass windows.
Miss Pambrun had just driven past
the Main street fountain and was
essaying to turn south on Broad
street when she lost control of the
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bulfinch,
Miss Marjorie and Leonard Bulfinch
left yesterday for Portland, where
they will attend the national en
campment of the G. A. R., of
which Mr. Bulnfich is a member.
They will stop en route at Wasco
to visit the H. A. Walkers. After
the encampment they will probably
go to Camp Lewis to see the great
Recent rains and the cool nights
have increased Weston's gravity
water supply to such an extent that
pumping has been discontinued for
the present. The reservoir is full,
affording ample fire protection.
The lake above town, heretofore
empty, was suddenly filled a few.
days ago, indicating either a cloud
burst or an exceedingly heavy rain
on the Pine creek watershed.
G. W. Sprague and family of
Camas, Wash., are visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hilde
brand. They are being welcomed
by Weston friends, having formerly
resided here. Mr. Sprague Is em
ployed in the Willamette Crown
paper mills at Camas, and sneaks
well of the company conducting
"this great enterprise. Good wages
are paid, he says, and the company
concerns itself with the welfare of
its employes of whom from 7.V)
' to 900 are on the payroll.
Prior to her return to Portland
Mrs. T. J. Kay is visiting rela
tives in Weston after an enjoyabh
tour among the homes of her ehil
dren. She visited Mrs. Lulu Shields.
who moved with her huslmtul, n,
musician, from IVrtland to Van
couvi-r. B. C where both have lu
crative employment; Miss Grace
Ray, who is clerk of the Hotel
Butler in Seattle; Jess Ray, who
is happily married and is located
near Missoula, Montana: Carl Ray,
who is a stalwart young soldier,
and whom she saw at Camp Ia-wis
just prior to his departure east
with his regiment for the voyage
overseas. Lee Ray is still a Port
land resident. . ( .
That Hermiston beats the state
in the hog raising line was amply
exemplified, boasts the Herald,
when George Struhm. King of the
local producers of prime porkers,
secured the highest price ever paid
on the Portland market for a ship
ment of 187 extra quailty black
hogs. He thereby carried lack with
him this much prized honor and
likewise a check for $7895.46. The International Harvester eompuny.
hiirh reoord uric, of $19.15 per Other MeCormick i-elling houses
hundred live weight for pork has throughout the Inland Empire have
McCormlcks Make Good
Indicating prosperous conditions
til I . I.
n the Mcston neignitornotMi, rami
vttlemenU huve lovn completed by
the owners for no lew than eighteen
.f the MeCormick combine'- twen
ty-three in all sold by Watts
Rogers in this neighltorhood. The
'little machines have demonstrated
that they are well adapted to this
country --doing good, clean work,
mv.'ii on on the sidi-hills. In fact.
they seem - to have solved the har-
fuiiim inilil..im nf tlii small farm- V
i - , -
er, and eleven prospective new buy
ers huve already conferred with Mr.
Rogers concerning machines for
next season. Even large farmers
in the Walla Walla district are said
to have found several of the Mc
Cormicks more satisfactory than
the big combine since if one of
them de happen to break down
thi ,ntin hnrvt'St doesn't ston until
repairs are completed, In starting S
up the combines, Mr. Rogers and V
George Nesbitt have had tho inval- ?
liable assistance of Mr. Gustav A
Jeschke, an expert sent here by the X
soared beyond the dreams of the
most sanguine .ocal producers, says
the Herald with fond hopes, evi
dently, of getting a little subscrip
A telephone message received by
the Leader from the county clerk
says that all young men in Umatilla
county who have reached the age of
twenty-one since June 5, 1918, must
register at his office for military
service on Saturday, August 24.
This call is in accordance with a re-
been trying to get hold of "Gus,
but Chance Rogers has hung- on to
him like a doughboy to his pal.
He has made seven trips to Euroi
and eleven to South America for
the International people.
Aged Citizen Passes
Jesse Reeves, 94 years old and
for 25 years a well-known and re
spected citizen of Weston, died
Monday night at his home in this
city, after a long illness.
cent proclamation by the president, Mr. Reeves was a native of Tenn
rut must n,,t he confused with the cssee. born in 1824, and during his
registration coming up m September.
Ccol New$ for Bird Hunters
In the period beginning Septem
ber 1 at sunrUe and ending Sept
ember 7 at sunset Chinese pheas
ants may be killed by securing per
mits from the state warden. The
bag limit is five male birds in sev
Permits will be issued wherever
earlv manhood lived for a number
of years in Missouri. He served
during the Civil War in the Con
federate army. He came to Ore
gon 40 years ago and located in the
south end of this county, near Uki
ah. Later he moved to Weston
with his family.
He was twice married, his first
wife having preceded him to the
grave in early years. His second
wife survives him. Two sons and
two daughters are also left in be-
licenses are sold and will be effee- reavement i ne are jamcs neeves
tive during the first seven days of ana ume Keeves oi vamp i u ray.
September. They will be issued Arizona; Mrs. Mary E. Miller of
only to persons holding hunting Salem, Oregon; Mrs. Xantippe Fen
licenses, except in the case of farm- nimore of Canyon, Washington,
era who desire to shoot on their He left twenty-one grand children
own property. These will require and ten great grand children,
no license, but will require a per- Mr. Reeves was a man of mteg
mit rity and of marked industry. Al-
George Tonkin, district game though bent with the weight of
warden, who visited Athena and years, he seemed to find enjoyment
xjl'ov WoruKHav fnr th nor. in constant occupation.
pose of explaining the new open
season for Chinese pheasants, in
formed the Leader that the follow
ing sections of the state law would
be rigidly enforced : '
"It shall be unlawful at any time
in the State of Oregon to shoot or
The funeral services were held
Wednesday afternoon at the Baptist
church, with sermon by the pastor.
The Barley Crop Fizzles
Reports from the harvest fields
jintiniit to confirm the earlv sea-
discharge any gun at any game bird wn predictions that the barley crop
or game animal from or while upon woujj fce a "flivver." Barley
any railroad right of way, or any fied3 are tnjn and scant and grown
pubile road or highway." up to weeds, even on the best
"No person shall hunt with a dog conducted farms. While of fair
or gun upon the cultivated or en- quality, the cereal is invariably
closed land of another withput first yielding poorly sometimes not
obtaining permission from the own- more than a few aeks to the acre,
er, occupant or agent thereof. No In a section which has produced
prosecution shall be commenced un- ninety-bushel crops, this showing is
der this" section except upon com very unusual and may not occur
plaint of owner, occupant or agent again, of course, in a score of
of such cultivated or enclosed years. Some observers blame the
green aphis, but the theory most
commonly advanced is that cold
nights early in the spring were re
sponsible. The same discouraging
returns are reported from around
Dayton, ordinarily famous for its
barky. There is said to Be no good
ppring-sown barley in that neigh
borhood. Fair crops of fall-.wwn
barley are had, however, in the
Tukannon district north of Dayton.
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(ouai in all garments
A. E. ANDERSON & CO.
R. L, Rey naud
Model 90 Sbows Low Upkeep
.The Overland Automobile Com
pany of St Louis, Mo., is in re
ceipt of a communication from its
dealer, A. J. Riding of Mound City,
Illinois, which is such a splendid
account of the service rendered by
a Model DO that we give you a part
of his letter;
"1 have used a Model 90, which
has for fifteen months given deliv
ery service, and the upkeep cost to
motor Is less than $2.00; it has
worn out reven seti of Nobby Chain
United States tires and has made
sixty-three trips from Hazcn, Ark.,'
to Hot Springs, in livery eerviee-
a distance of morp than eighty
miles each way.
"I wish to say that this is the
most powerful hill climbing car in
this county and everybody is now
DR. S. L. KENNARD, Dealer.
It will be gratifying to know
that you can come into your
home store and buy a Hart
Schaflfner & Marx or Cloth
craft suit the suits with a
guarantee as to style, material
and workmanship. Our prices
are less than the city stores
and we are pre-
pared to supply your vants.
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Every housekeeper should have a pair of these
shoes. They are the real restful kind to slip on
when your feet are tired these warm days when
house work is' taxing the efforts of home-makers.
They are the soft kid elastic sides and low heels
that sell regularly for $2.25 and $2.50. Our price
is only H79
We are just in receipt of a delayed shipment of
shoes that were ordered particularly for this harvest
but were delayed in transit. In order to close these
out we shall sell them this season we make the
price lower. They are 8-inch tops, light leather.
Priced $4-25 and $i9&
We are making every effort to supply your
wants these trying times when so many government
regulations interfere. We ask your co-operation
and assure you we will do all in our power to serve
you in the best manner possible. We are in touch with the best houses in the
country supplying fruits, vegetables, etc., and will always keep the best in
the markets. .
The kalfwr hos approved the selec
tion of Prince George of Snxony as
klnc of Llthunnln, an whether the
Uthunnlnr. opprove or not Is of no
The dMimnd for glywln to maka
erplodiVM Is wild to menace a ahort
ace of soap. There may be srtioolbors
whoufi eyes wilt shine at Jhls report,
li tot their momlM face. '
The Prudent Man
will fill his coal bin when the fill
ing is good." Better order your
coal now, when I can supply you.
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