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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (June 13, 1919)
BOOM HAS COMMENCED
Prepare Now for the Most Glorious 4th You've Ever Spent
AKE COMPLKTK. DON'T WAIT TILL TI1K LAST DAY RUSH,
A. M. Jensen & Co, Walla Walla,
Start Work on Fine New
HUY EARLYCHOOSE WHILE OUR STOCKS
As predicted early in the year,
when several announcement of pr
losed now structure were made,
th after-the-war building Ihhhh in
Walla Walla actually commenced the
past week, when jrrountl was brok
en hy the A. M. Jensen Company
f r the erection of a magnificent
new store buildhig on the lot which
it acquired some months ago, sit-
ated on East Main sheet just east
of tho American theatre. .
. Condemnation proceedings to
open Colville street from Main to
.vlder were tiled in the superior
court by City Attorney H. B. No
land, the city commission having
previously decided to make this
improvement in the business dis
trict. This will place the new
Jensen builidng on the southwest
corner of Main and Colville, giving
it a fine frontage on two important
streets in the heart of the business
Will Be Bis Asset
Plans for the new building show
that it will lie a big asset for Walla
Walla, and that when completed it
will be the largest and most modern
department store building between
Spokane and Portland.
It will have a frontage of 170
feet on Colville street and will have
a full basement, for which 6500
cubic yards of earth must be re
moved. This will make it the big
gest basement ever dug in Walla
Walla. The basement will be 12
feet in height and the foundation
will be constructed sufficiently
strong for the addition of more
stories as time and business con
ditions may require.
The other construction will be of FRIDAT, JPHE
terra cotta and there will be con
tinuous glass .window frontage of
the most modern and up-to-date
design for the display of merchan
dise both on Main and Colville
streets. The display windows will
be one of the notable features of
the big establishment. A feature
of the store will be a marquee ex
tending full length on- Main and
Colville streets, affording protec
tion for the
i: Now's the time to buy wmto Gooas gt pxi
J The hot diivs of summer are close upon us and Jj
I; every woman will need at least one white dress be- j, jqq JJEN'S
? sides innumerable waists, a wnue skui or two as .j
mil a nvniMv vmit.vi ii.-r,..-. . -
. ..I.'.- .-..J i I .nitiJ.!! .i t1 hibti:a ltiiu i:
: Willie gums urv iuuk umu wuiuiv, vuw.i.j. ;.., .,,..,
while the assortment are unbroken. hm ' ' l '
.4(k' to f I.tKI ,i, .1,,.. - M, had. lie.
V J!J5 makers are Hart. SehntTner &
mC!!rV? Marx; Clotheratt, Griffon & L ;
. . . .40c to l.W 8ytem. There are mm better. .;
COe to $1.00 t Come nnd examine these spec- J
35c to 85c ial bargain. They are odds and
40e to SI. 00 .! short hues.- and vou can save
NOW'S THE TIME TO uKT SKKV1UK.
. in ni nAUoni.:: Turkish Dam towcis
special :: wuuiui5iuaD,iiuimaiu:j
SUITS t ciean-up rncea
Prices :: coo rn rr cio m:
The Hitecial lot oll'ers Homo
most remarkable values,
should not buy till you've
Full IiIohcIioI, ifood la ami Dim
quality tit. each !!.
in her hi :ir-. we, itr to 7.v.
Ililk Tow tin of H..'inli.l wuiwlit
and ltl, DNI'll iWl
Itnhleai'liwl Tiiwollng, linn wt'uvo
mil k"oI wuight - wy
vmIuu Ml, tho ymil c.
TAItt.K DAMASK. meWrUmt,
huNvy wt'lulit, bonuliful mUvrii,
These aro truly . wonderful . - m ; u
garments. They II please you at jr.ir.jr. n mui,".! v.i.v......
mii? it. l ie va ues are ueyonu : Llu.i nm I wlnt. fmm m m bi
$38.50 Coati& Uolmans $28.50 jj
iui i r....... cinnn 7iinii i viiiip milmii. iiio viimi-s nil- ui-iuuu l iui n hi wiiiip, iroiu i .
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Nainsook -c to wc new sun nere. """i""1' .j
I Cool Sum Cisgtos I " I Womc,,K s""s ! Kayser Knit Union Sails lor Women
t: : "J now W m 'h N..wUtl,ell...of..ry.. yyonrl; ,.vv ,hI, hI-.-vi. Iluht kne... line Kuu ll.lo- .
;i liaids. npw ana c icck s i . , demand, dark and light vf- . h (nu.Ilvu ..,( tl..u.;. (;.V,,ZK usliK vests in all i-weh aa. !
i. great variety of coloring. a i foots -verv eifectivo for sum- w,u mko cUoooh.ii ev. liyarall , 0 !
hne even weave of extra quality
the yard. 33e. .
PERCAl.ES-Sti inclio ile. VgM
ml liaik grouiuls. Iiinunierablo t
lenia mid colors from wliicli to choos
the yarxt, 25c to S.V.
priced the yard at
mer t rocks
35c to C5c.
WOMEN'S WASH WAISTS-liciu-lifully
niHtf in II10 now atvlt'nin all tho
latol slimlo all aitca from ol to 4ti.
EcvuoniicHlly pricevl at
WASH SKI It 'S Wo hino jiit ru
rcivwl a new lot of chou-o h klrl.
New atyl' ami t U'nm In ilm wanttil
mnterlala. I'riivil from 2..D to 17.70.
Very tlt-irulle for hot u vmIIkt wear.
We giv the bent for tho fried ti
5, no matter what the price. .
KNIT M.OOMKKS. while or pink, nnn knit a vrry o
populiir unilertarnu'lit, at tlio Very low prk of It. 00. M
Stl.K WAISTS-Our .nrlnn'iit of ailk aiU hat j
mi tsfiHl In IVmllel.m. Tliu maloHnla n crepe, aatlit
aiut geoiicvtta. All aro fancy trlinmeil.
PENDLETON'S UKKATESr OEl'AUTMKNT STOKE
We jiv tho ll for tln prltw "!L
1 -on mattar what tint lirico. f
CLARK 00D. rubluhd
5riViV I'l ASl-AiKt
Thu Year W
Six Months ' 1 W
Three Months 50
learns how, when anil where to
buy, nnd in the course of a year
saves many times the cost of his
Well, well - why didn't
take the United States
fnteurl t the poilolfict l Woton. (iion
mttond tUii nxllmaltci.
Al) FR1 ISINli K.UfS
Regular, per inch per insertion
Transient, per inch per insertion..;
Locals, per line per insertion '.
The empty beer ketrs that
formerly wont, to decorate Weston
merchandise as well sidewalks after a picnic have been
replaced by ice cream freezers.
While it may be unseemly
Uncle Sam to cry over the h. c,
as the window gazers.
The main store will have a much
larger floor space than now used
by the company.
w I., we wouldn't mind If he would
Beezer Bros., architects, of Walla
Walla and Seattle, have drawn the drop a profiteer or two.
plans and will supervise the con- r
struction of the building. They From the confident look of the
planned and supervised construe- young government bugologist who
tion of St. Mary's hospital, the came up from Corvallfs, we fancy
Baker-Boyer bank and the Peoples ., . . ... . . ,,. . , '
State Bank in Walla Walla. tnat he ' take a!l the hnl
The new A. M., Jensen Company out of the grasshoppers.
store will have two entrances on , '
Main street and one on Colville. This week's Leader is long on ad3
It will be equipped with offices, lav- an(j sj,ort un editorial. There is
Twenty-Seventh Annual Reunion
Although cited five times in or
ders for courageous devotion to
duty while an army surgeon in
France where he had a most un-
..20c nleasant experience with mustard
loe gas- Captain Fred Lieuallen per-
haps performed no more difficult
wire feat at the front than that of
"holding" a picnic crowd at Wes
ton. More practiced sieakers than
ho have failed in this ordeal, yet
WHEliE IT PAYS TO TUADE
A nqu'at hn hfn font to III" atata
rumo cotnmlMlon by farmcra living
along the Unka of tho t.ucklamuu
river tn'th aouthweatrrn part of Tolk
county, asking permlcsilon to kill a
number of bavera wlilrh r sorlouly
diur.uKliiK lanUt along that alrraiu.
A -public bullillng 'lequat to bouao
tho poatofflce. cuotnnii ai'rtlce anU
rthcr branches of the governmeat lo
catra at Astoria. woulJ require 8100
feet of floor ;nro anil woulJ cost
$500,000. arconllnR to an entlmalo ro
celved by Keprtontatlv lUwtcjr from
tho treasury department.
The Fanners Bank of Weston
Fred was "there" to such an extent
' that he held the rapt attention of
for his big audience for more than an
of hour. Not even a baby voiced its
disapproval during the entire speech
an unheard of silence! The cap
tain told many inside facts concern
ing the gallant battling of the Am
Fatunhy's speaker Lieutenant
Frederick W. f-'teiwer of Pendleton
was almost equally fortunate,
but occupied less time and to that
extent his task was less exacting.
He paid feeling tribute to the pio
neers, and also to Umatilla county
war heroes not a few of whom he
mentioned by name.
produces in tho motor those
ideal conditions which cau.u!
it to develop more Power
and Speed, run further on a
gallon of fi:ej, and really
adds 50 percent to the life
and durability of any gasoline-driven
Wo advise you to hold your
Liberty Bonds; but if you
must sell, we will be pleased
to handle .them for you at the
SAVE AND PAY UP
Ilox of SOTnnkii Tnl.lets, .,
Uox of lOoTnnkii Tiibletit..
A. PHILLIPS, Weston
Splendid programs were given
both (lsy3 of the reunion in the big
pavilion. The soloists were Lela 0.
Saling of Weston. Eernice Rich
mond of Walla Walla. Sigurd I!.
- Notice ol Final Account
In tlio County Court of the Suite of
Oregon for Umatilla County.
In tlie Matter of the Kstate of Mar
tha A. lteiiil, Ueceased
Kotiro is hereby given that the un-
ilersiuneil hua tiled her final m-couiit
atories, rest rooms, children's play ,m.i.hn. h,.nt it thr.
rooms and several new departments . . ...
will be added, while others will be wise save that it is stnetly a one
enlarged. " Inan product the product of a
Work will be rushed so that the country printer of the old school,
building will be ready for occupan- Anyone who knows the country news
cy by September 1st. It will cost , ,... ,i( .h
completed in the neighbobhood of v y A - . Music. The readers were Laurel
$100,000. . .. - one man gets out a paper of this E Davfs of fk.ho Mrs. W. C. How-
The A. M. Jensen Company ac- character and at the same time arcj 0f Columbia College, Helen
quired this new site in tihs rapidly takes care of the general run of office Keller of Weston and Miss Kich-
growing part of the city about a business he most surely has had to mond. The accompanists were
year ago 1 as a business safeguard, "-in the expressive par- Mf8" ,f' fU JN'st Z if
and found it most convenient when , 6 ... Miss Meryl Kepler of Walla Walla.
the First National Eank purchased iance 01 tne aay. The Weston Glee Club sang choruses or before auid data with the above en
the. Jnnps IniiMincr. where it store tvl thf Woston Concprt Hand nlav- titleil court,
Is now located. There was never a more glorious t.(j throughout the reunion. ' Presi-
, , - Fourth to celebrate than comes this dent Henry J. Taylor presided.
year, and Pendleton will certainly ti H. a wee ana win-
: . . , ;,,(,., some performer from rreewater, AVAVVrnvVAWVAM
Nelsen of Whitman Conservatory of and report in the aliove entitled mutter
nnd thai the above entitled court mm
fixed .Saturday, the 21nt day of June,
m!),. nt the hour of 10:00 o'clock a. m.
of suid day as the time and the county
court room in the county court huuae
at Pendleton, Oregon, us the place fur
hearing Raid account nnd report. Any
and all objection to Raid final Recount
niirt report should be mBdo nd filed on
Dated at Weston. Oregon, this 2M
day of May, 1919. W. O. Head,
FINE FARM FCR SALE ;
. 24G" acres, all hog-tight fence,
running water in every field, 8
room house, 3 barns, chicken cor
rals, garage, fine shade trees, rural
route at door; near school house;
65 acres to alfalfa, balance to
spring and fall grain except about
20 acres; altitude 1600 feet, rain
fall about 25 inches; $65 per. acre
including crop, or $50 without;
good terms. It is an ideal home and
will bear investigation. Good reas
ons for selling.
f Goldendale, Wash.
its county-wide, jubilee. We. are
satisfied that it will, and that it
will likewise endanger its own
laurels won as "Round-Up Town"
in which role it has become fa
mous from ocean ' to ocean. Yea,
yea "let's go!"
A GOOD BUY
in a Whitman county , wheat ranch.
480 acres, all farmed, 210 crop,
all lays good, ' part fenced hog
tight. Fanning water; near school;
modern house. Price $100 per acre
includes all crops, all stock, machin
ery, etc. Only
See me or write me for wheat
land. Phone 462,
C: S. BASSETT,
Washtucna, Wash. .
In giving to the Salvation Army
the donor knows that he is giving
to an organization at which the fin
ger of suspicion has never been
pointed a devoted body that won
the hearts of the soldiers on the en
sanguined fields of France. True
service was exemplified by the Sal
vation Army abroad true charity
The sports were of surpassing
interest. Novelty street races and
automobile stunts and races were
Weston won both ball games
Friday against Athena, 4 to 2; Sat
urday against Pilot Kock, 9 to 8.
Manager Nelson's young hopefuls
made up in "pep" what they lacked
in experience and delighted local
fans. Rusty Shick was again seen
on the mound, wearing a Weston
uniform, and helped win both his
games by lusty and timely clouting.
Fuson was also there with the big
stick, ably seconded by Pody Dun
can et al. Bob Hodgson showed
good form behind the bat especial
ly on Friday. .
M. L. Watts of Athena was elect-
and Poultry Supplies
International Stock Food
JOE HODGSON - THE
bu Will Like
'... . L 1
Jj J'hone your dray orders, rf
l 93, or call at store. Jj fj
' ' lid
w ill be exemplified at home. Its ed president of the Umatilla County
I Davis & Ellis !
sjwnsors are that irresistible trio
the Salvation Army lassie," the
few days left at doughboy and the doughnut.
The hole in the S. A. doughnut
is wholly holy.
Pioneer Association. It. Aexander
of Pendleton was chosen vice pres
ident. S. A. Barnes and J. II.
Price of Weston were re-elected as
secretary and treasurer, respec
The Weston Leader is on a cash
basis, and positively wants no busi
ness otherwise. Clark Wood, publisher.
Read the ads in this week's Lead
er and you will be reading tho busi
ness signs of the times. They are
good ads interesting, pertinent,
timely. The careful ad reader
Corney Devine, an old soldier
who has made his home in Weston
for a number of years, has gone to
Wisconsin to see if he can find his
two sisters. He has seen neither
for 40 years, and does not know
whether they are living or dead. -
(Telephone 3) '-
Dr. N. P. Ben net
.Second Floor Weston Mer
cantile buildinjf . '
That Old Ivory Bedroom Set
when you see it in our window.
YOU WILL LIKE , IT BETTER
when you see it in your ,
bedroom. .. .
DeMoss Furniture Store!