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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 31, 1919)
Declares Day When World Was
. Ruled By Small Coteries
of Men Is Gone.
raria. When the second session of
toe full peace conference met. It
addressed by President Wilson on the
subject of a Inioi of nations. The
president declared the conference had
solema oblltailou to make a perma
Tht present conference, the prl
dcot added, could not complata Ita
work until some farther machinery of
settlement should be set up. The pres
ident spoke aarneetly,
"We are not here alone," he said,
"aa representatives of governments,
but aa representatives of peoples, end
n the settlements we make we need
o satisfy, not the opinions of sorera
uionts, but the optnlona of mankind."
President Wllaon contended that a
'eague of nations must be a vital thing
and not casual or occasional. It mud
On his travels, the president ssid,
people everywhere had greeted the
league u the first thing in their In
terest ' -
"Select classea of men no longer
direct the affaire of the world," said
the president, "but the fortunes of
the world are now In the hands of the
ptaln people. The wish of the people,
therefore, must be heard."
The war has swept away those old
foundstlons by which small coteries
had "used, mankind aa pawna In a
game." said the president Nothing
but emancipation from the old sys
tem, he contended, would accomplish
real peace, -
EIG SUM ASKED TO
Washington. An administration bill
appropriating $1,230,000,000 to enable
the government to carry out Its guar
antee to the farmer of a price of SJ.I0
a bushel for the 1919 wheat crop was
transmitted to the chairmen of the
aenats and house agricultural com
mittees by the food administration.
Under the bill aa drawn, govern
ment authority to control grain deal-,
era, millers and elevators "by license
or other like powers' would be given,
and the president would be authorised
"to create any agency or agencies" to;
bay the 1911 and 1919 wheat crops,,
"wheat products and other foodstuffs
and feeds" at the guaranteed prices,
regulate export and Import of wheat;
require preferential railroad service
as long aa the railroads are under gov-,
eminent control; control grain ex
changes and prohibit' trading upon:
PATEJT, V1I01E WHEAT and GRAHAM
Yellow and White
STEAM-ROLLED BARLEY AND WHEAT
CRUSHED AND CRACKED CORN
We will crush your cob corn for you, or shell and crush it;
or, if dry, grind it into corn meal. :
GENERAL FEED ROLLING AND EXCHANGE
(a beautiful line)
a a. mpi s"t
mem "li inn tim or times a nisy
be deemed desirable or proper to
meet market conditions and competi
tive price tf foreign Rrown wheat."
and "to proKcrina u-h rus and resib
Istlons as may be tieeary to protect
the government of the I'nllmt 8tates
from paying the gusranleed prlcea
aforesaid tor any wheat other than
that covered by prcclamatlona."
In addition, the president, through
the agency he would designate, could
also aell either domestically or by ex
port, wheat, wheat products or by
products at a profit or loss, as "In the
Judgment of auch agency may be nec
essary." He also could lease, buy or
requisition storage apace and pre
scribe the terms to be paid for it
CONGRESS IS BEHIND
Much Work Remalne to Be Done, Say
Washington. An extra session of
congress next spring now seems cer
tain, tn the opinion of democratic and
With but SI working days of the
present session remaining, appropria
tion bills are to be rushed this week.
Only six of the IS regulhr supply bills
have been passed by the house, and
none by the senate.
Besides the regular appropriation
measures, several special money bills.
Including the new deficiency measure
and the $750,000,000 request of the
railroad administration, await action.
Much general legislation is also on
the calendar, with only the railroad,
unemployment naval program and
other questions being pressed for so
lution. Curb on Immigration Asked.
Washington. Prohibition of tmmt
graUon for four years after the war
except from Cuba. Mexico, Canada
and New Foundland. was agreed upon
unanimously by the house Immigra
Ratification of Prohibition Proclaimed.
Washington. Ratification of the
prohibition amendment to , u. federal
constitution, effective January It.
1920, was proclaimed Wednesday in
a proclamation signed at the state de
partment by Acting Secretary Pol a.
Soldiers Ordered to Write Home.
Washington. Failure of relatives
and frienda at home to bear from
many members of the expeditionary
forces haa led General Pershing to
order that every man tn the American
army in France mail to his nearest
relative a postcard giving the present
location, state of keiUU and military
unit of the writer. ;
( German Submarine Loss Huge.
London. Of the 03 German Sub
marines lost during the war, It is esti
mated here semi-uificlally, 120 were
sunk with all on board, and in the
others on the average half of the
crews perished. -
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Advertising pays and so doea
the advertised slacker.
poKanc museum iuuw '
section to locate a mastodon, when
if it is a "dead one" they want
they wouldn't have to look farther
than a certain Athena sanctum. '
k m.u rl
rieved toauw the particular
ierroa.is in which they are in-
terested are not epectncaliy carcu
for in the proposed Umatilla coun-
ty bonding act, should reflect that
there are thousands of miles of
such roads in the county. They
should also reflect that more county
money from the regular fund will
be available for such roads if the
bonding act carries, and that the
mora important of them have a
bettetchance for attention than if
the regular road fund had to be
spent in improving and keeping up
the principal through highways.
If the league of nations fails to
--;i; it will nnt ha the m.
emy powers alone that have (lost
the war. - - with influenxa and could not even
: be told of his father's death. The
With the passing of Henry L." daughters are: Mrs. Jessie Hum-
Pittock Oregon loses its foremost Phrey, Mrs. Olive M. Andrew. Miss
..... u v.:. ....i 'Sadie Blair, Mrs. Hazel Dennis
ate-the late Harvey W. Scott
was its greatest caiwr. weimer
. . ... M.'.L
could have a more splendid monu-
mcnt than the newspaper which
was their life work's fruition
as their l.fe work s iruiuon.
Signs are not Jacking that thef
great movement for road improve-
ment in Umatilla county and Ore-
gon has received such an impetus -as
to overcome all obstruction.
To three whose subscriptions
pire with this issue we have" on
say that if they feel as though
Weston ought to have a newspaper I
they will be wise to renew.
Perchance Pendleton needs chang
ing, instead of her chief of police.
It is doubtful if Mr. Strain's road
address has been read by very many
Weston people. At all events the
message will carry more weight if
delivered in person, and we hope ho
will be able to accept the commer
cial club's invitation. -
The great strike in England
affords grim evidence that the Bol
sheviki may yet succeed in making
a mad-house of Europe. .
Umatilla county, we think, is
not only fortunate in having a man
on the state highway commission,
but ought to shake hands with her
self that he is a man of so broad
gauged a type as W. L. Thompson.
"Not all today's moaning is lim
ited to the harbor bars," is the way
the great prohibition victory looks
' Says the Oregon Voter:
"Any so-called good roads bill
that comes from Senator Pierce
will stand a lot of watching. He
can throw more monkey wrenches
into the good roads machinery of
Oregon and do it with more delight
ful grace than can any other ob
structionist." TEE LOCAL PAFEX AND THE MAN
(The Oregonian.) ,
Mr. Homibrook has sold the Al-
bany Democrat and new men, capa-
ble and of experience, will do their
best to succeed with it. There is,
hnwpvcr. a lark of ncrsonailtv about
the paper since Fred Nutting left
that mitigates. Personaity counts
for much in editorial writing and
in the gathering and dissemination
of news. Oregon is full of exam-
people from nctuMhi ami thar-thftt
Ie tlua ltitU-luwv Artviisi mittk it
or ninttors in hi imicpomicnt.
Harry St Clair' personality xih1mi
in vrry taut? of th Grwham Out-
Woodward could run the Newberg
Graphic and hold the subscription
list, and a. much roay tmsuuior
Mr. Scott at Forct Grove.
Of Mr. FUhcr of lhe Capital
Journal the same might be said in
HBiu uc wu hi
compliment if one dares rUkths
ltttnger of a bite. What would be
J"" Stewart or the tooa Hay dan-
ioa without the Maloneya ana
rvn-i-n VnrA P.V-r hmt nut his
v S I a w -----
. h (Mark WimmI In the Wee-
just as has uara www m ine wee-
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ton laner, ana noooay uui iium
or a Bede a Sentinel at Cottage
Gr2Ht- , . . , i .
that show the value of
II vim ctv vi v m vm w
1 - 1 ' 1 i : . IM J-;lu nviml
tk- now m.m at A wnv will make
of it. for 2fVZVoir
forirt M, Nutting
anywhere it is a matter
transit gloria mundi.
Passing o( Wm. ML Blair .
A recent issue bf the Madras Pio-
neer contains the following account
of the Dassimr of a former Weston
merchant and miller, who also
served the town as mayor:
"William M. Blair, a re Went of
Gateway, died last Saturday at his
home of Bright'g disease. He was
a native of Illinois but most of his
jife he n(1 resided in the state of
Oregon. At the time of his death
he lacked less than two months of
being 63 years of age. The deceas
AllJ TH.- ... t7u.t. Dlnln
Vancouver. Washington, Is very low
RufhThnmoa Th fun.
era, WM hi,,d from the famiy rwl.
Ml,., - .
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dence Tuesday morning and inter
mcnt was made jn the Madras com
etery. Rev. EL. C.Gallaher, who
d known Mr- B,,ir for 25
A recent photograph of Mim. Hay.
mend Polncars, wife of ths president
.... a.a nil I
rUUU ntLltr DlLL
PASSED BY SENATE
Washington. After a week of spir
ited debate the senate by a vote of
63 to 18, passed the bill appropriating
$100,000,000 for food relief In Europe
and the Near East The fund was re
quested by President Wilson as a
means of checking the westward
spread of Bolshevism.
The measure now goes to confer
ence for adjustment of minor senate
amendments. The most Important
senate amendment changes the bouse
section against feeding enemy peoples
so that nationalities friendly to ths
United States and the allies may bs
aided. On the final rollcall 15 republi
cans and three democrats 'voted
against the hill's passage, while 34
democrats and l! republicans Joined,
in Its support
Roosevelt Dsy Proposed.
' Washington. A bill , setting aside
October 27 as a tetlonal holiday, to
be known as Roosevelt dsy, wss In
troduced by Representative Bachar
ach, of New Jersey, and referred to
the bouse Judiciary committee.
lyto. C -V,rr 'i I
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SERGEANT SIDNEY BARNES
GETS ME FROM FRANCE
Says Old Burg Looks Good to B!ra
Brings ' War RellC!1,
M. W?d ev
f3iT i. i.ia trnt.
-y - ;
Mr. and Mra. S. A. Harm, and
brouirht homo by auto. lattT a
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rjj ,t : V
.,, .,uli i9 mnn.h In
His was auite a varied ex-
anu rviii-iniw "i
, ,nti,n.lv- tra n nir for
conducted intensive irainuiK
ikii .irM4 In front.
flffl tnJ mtMM Bun
fir and on one occasion there
five rasualties in hiaueUll.
to describe a barrage.
. nri,M I.
"I was never
l5"r in my life" than when good
V-to. came into view.'' he
says with every evidence of enthu
siasm and delight.
With considerable difficulty the
sergeant brought home a moat In
teresting collection of , relics from
th battle front. These are on dis-
pay jn a show window of the Wes
ton Mercantile Co. and have attract
i wtdonreaJ attention.
Weston's tallest representative In
the service, Sergeant Dames is a
fine, type of the American soldier.
j4 has taken on considerable
welirht and "looks perfectly fit In
CVery respect. He speaks in high
p-,!- 0f the Red Cross and tho Sal
Carl Rom Wis Gassed
tarn w . . tat . u A
date conUins the group picture of
four woonded soldieis who came in
wjth the 91st division unit. Among
them is Earl Rose, Weston boy,
wn0 is now at Camp Lewis after
Ion service overseas. Briefly the
all". .1.- .rt..n.
1,PWI .ICVUUIIM V41V vI I.".,
of quftrtcti 0f Far H
"GM laid low Earl Rose of Wcs
ton, Oregon, who is nearly home
-W uch hard fighting with the
148th Field Artillery of the 41st
" 'We didn't have our gas masks
on. In fact, they were a little dis
tance away when the gas attack
came, he explained, 'Before I
could get mine on I had breathed
too much of the deadly stuff. I
guess I'm In luck to get out of it
so well, though I had pneumonia.
This happened on the Verdun
K. . Adams, former state highway
commissioner, launched at a meeting
of the Eugene chamber of commerce a
campaign the ultimate end of which
la the creation of a bureau In the na
tional capital, having as Its purpose
the "procuring, preparing, compiling
and prosentlng to congress and the
individual members thereof data and
Information concerning the forest re
serves In Oregon and the necessity for
toad construction through them as a
mutter of development In the state,
and to sftcure a material Increase la
the appropriations by oongress for ihe
A resolution demanding that con
gress Immediately grant relief to dis
charged soldiers and sailors was sent
to Washington by the Portland city
commission. Oregon congressnen
will be asked to use their efforts to
have the proposed aid granted. The
city commission suggests, Instead of
go days' pay and five cents a mils
traveling expenses home, now being
considered by congress, a clothing al
lowance of at least 150, one month's
additional pay upon discharge and five
months' additional pay to be paid
monthly, as more proper treatment
for returned fighters.
Hay Eastern Washington timothy,
38 per ton; altalfa, 3t per ton.
Butter Creamery, c.
Eggs Ranch, 6O0.
Poultry Hens, 2629c; springs,
27o; rooster dressed, 272sc; ducks,
lie; geese, 26c; turkeys. 4447o.
notice to Creditors '
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County,
In the Matter of the Estate of Ozwell
Thompson Douglss, decessed.
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned has been appointed execu
trlx of the above-entitled estate by
the above-entitled court, and as such
executrix has qualified as by law re
quired. All persons havlntr claims
against said estate are notified to pre
sent the same, properly verified as by
Isw required, to me at Weston, Ore
gon, pr to mv attorney, Homer I.
Watts, at his office In Athens, Oregon,
within six months from the first publi
cation of this notice.
Dated January 24, 1919.
Harriet Elizabeth Douglas.
Hen la ou op--rtuH e l-we
ualnl tmlrraMt (mm In HOIK'S.
anwumUlkia and poo '
a-roi. KattWttMineantnavf puuUaa
war Krott. Ici-l Hif RWIaanjf,
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LlFfc HEALTH FIRE
Do you want
to sell your X
it is salable f
I CAN SELL IT
' Except Saturdaya
To All Kiddies!
12 years old
WESTON BATHS, BARBER
and TAILOR SHOP '
R. L. Reynaud
;j ICE CREAM
;i Baker's Goods
I Phone your dray orders,
- 93, or call at store.
Davis & Ellis
ii CASH MARKET
OF ALL KINDS
HIDES, PELTS, &c.
HASS & SAUER
HOMER J. WATTS
Practices in all State and federal