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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 1, 1919)
Theli Golden Weidlm
Sine his discovery of a largv
leak from the Broad street main.
Superintendent Avery Iim 1ocU1 ' pjfty yKr ago last Friday July
number of smaller loaka in the wat- 25, 1869, at Molalla, Orvgonan
crworks astern. As a result the Ulorly minister of the Rev.
reservoirs have been gaining Uiree Shanks by name, united in mais
or four inches instead of losing six rayo Newton Lover idge and Anton
or seven inches at night. Mr. Av- ,ja Minerva Robbins. Both of the
ery is of the opinion that with contracting parties were true. Ore.
sound mains and with proper con- j,,, pioneers, the wife having crow,
servation at tho dam, Weston ha wj tn0 with' her parents in
a waterworks system that would 1552, when but two years of age.
afford an ample supply during the Mr. Ijwerulffo arrived in Oreiron in
entire dry period. It is only necet- $$ having made tho long journey
Mrs. J. C. Davis is visiting at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. C. K.
Walker, in Walla Walla.
A yield of 45 bushels per acre is
reported to have been cropped from
a 60-acrc field of Jw Key's aljoin
imr Weston on the east.
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'Joseph W. J!arKrt.'h crosse! . Iro,n Rnox cwum'' nnois, unne
tho plains in 1859 in an ox cart, time wd allow a sufhcient quantity Willamette valley in -the tedious
died near Walla Walla at the age $ water to filter down to the head. snd tiresome manner of that day.
r ci !.. .1,.. K..m i,apo ho had vre, v - mo greater iari 01 uie nwmvu
lived continuously since 1862.
OK ALL KINDS
i I lunch es I ; A.V;LUiDEUi !
C 1 r.D.nar') IficiirimNr i
UVMVItU liUUIfcliVV T
HIDES. PELTS. &c.
Tin? 101-pound boy born a few
days ago to Mr. and Mrs. E. E.
Tucker is already reported to have
"cut" a tooth.. The youngster is
the wonder of the countryside.
A dispatch from Moscow. Idaho,
reports what is believed to" be a
record return from alfalfa. Rol
ert West sold his first crop for f 61)
an acre and his second for $30 an
acre. - .
A spring pullet not quite five
months old at the A. J. Harnett
place has already developed mater
nal instincts and has begun to set.
She's a Rhode Island Red, and may
her tribe increase.
Mrs. Carl McConnell and Master
Donald McConnell returned last
u-rtk from CoIIeire Place Sanitar
ium, where Donald had his tonsils dairying and kindred agricultural ,orvjn- - sumptuous wedding feast. J
removed. Mrs. McConnell herself activities spent a day in Spokane K,inrs wor)f mwt pleasantly Y
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Davis & Ellis H
Phono your ilray orders,
93, or caU at store.
i aid Real Estate
L1FK HEALTH FIRE
Do you want
I CAN SELL IT
to uoll your
It Is salable
OU t UU I lit
of course, must be exer
cised by consumers, ' ' 0f these good people has been
A chicken owned by D. Tancred sint in Eastern Oregon, and today
of Kent. Washington, laid 30 eggs finds them comfortably sitting at
.1..-: t..-.. i .u.. -11 ...u........ flu. u'tt uiiiiliiw of life in the mil-
egg-laying contest under auspices of ct mountain town of Weston, when hh
Washington State College, thereby they nave resided lor me past nine- - , O
earning off honors for the month, teen years. .. A jniAnna tt ft MRflin rm rll9 fl BOI o
Another chicken in Mr. Tancred's Six children were born to Mr.
... 1 a .o j .t... mnA Mm I .nvnruiirA all nf whom 49
pens prwiwvu s; i"KK uunnj ok ' - -- -- x
month. Under the head of return are living except the eldest son.
above feed cost. White Leghorns who diet! in infancy. Light grand- A
headed the list.. In the order spec- children have been added to the X
ified other breeds were Rhode Is- family circle, whose delight ills to
Um Khod Island whites, hear tales of early days when the
barret! Rocks. Wynndottes and Oregon conutry was a wilderness
ni..w Minnn-nK. Vi liink ti.l abounding with coyote and Indians. O
for third place in the egg-laying Comparatively few huslwnds and
contest witji 28 each. iy "c permittetl to celebrate the
, . . . ...... . , golden wedding anniversary, and In
Eight hundred Washington boys of the eNynt Mrs Frank
and girls-members of city and w daughter 0f Mr. and Mrs.
country clubs specialiring in can- 1, entertained at her home
n.ng. poultry, nogs, garaening. last Sunf!liv . terh, of utlvw.
boyhood in the Weston country and
one of his songs, "On Grandfather's
Pine Creek Farm, is inspired by
received treatment for tonsilitis.
The Moldman country is coming
to bat with a good crop just to
show that the lighter land, too, can
get along without rain in this fa
vored county. J. E. Serimsher's
crop is reported to be averaging
around 25 bushels.
J. M. Banister's self-propelled
combine has been operating on the
H. McArthur place near Athena.
Wheat was found to be frost-nipped
on the bottom land, where the yield
was around 30 bushels. It was bet
ter, going about 35 bushels, on the
While out horseback the other day
on the Umatilla river breaks George youthful memories.
Brace ran across a bear. Me naa
'no gun, and borrowed a 22 rifle
from an Indian camp. With four
- or five shots" he then managed to
lay bruin low." Ob the river also,
a fat young bear fell victim to
Henry Thompson's rifle while he
. was returning with Mrs. Thompson
from a ride to their cattle camp.
--Aglow on the horizon Monday
- night gave rise to the report that
fire was abroad in the land, and
there was much telephoning around.
It developed, that sundry citizens
were burning grass in the upper
' end of town. When the alert Lead
er representatives arrived on the
scene in Lafe McBride's Super Six,
John Bonewitz and Councilman Joe
Wurzer had the conflagration well
in hand. '
F. G. Lucas and Doc O'Harra
returned Sunday from their auto
i mobile trip to Lehman Springs, hav
ing found Frank O'Harra to be im
proving in health. -i hey naa a
ivi.iw gppn recounting experiences which, t
p" Aft ripened the affection that hopes.
P? . 1 and endures and is patient. As the A
winning doperted for thtir respect- A
Our big, light store affords shelter, and while. $
vou are restmcr look at the goods displayed all over k
the store. Many "new goods for fall are arriving;
many delayed shipments are just coming in that
give opportunity, for a wide selection for immediate X
O O O V
recently for the first annual picnic
of the associated membership
mour & Co. have offered to pay
. . .
mi pxnrnses oi me dov winnmsr j ...j
the sute prize for the best pig at . )ve h onc ht have hcanl
the Interstase Fair in Spokane on a the bridogroom repeating td his Y
trm to the Cnicatro International . r t.i . O
Stock Show. . , tury:
J. M. Wise of Boise, Idaho, head "Grow old along with me!
of 'the Wise Piano House, devotes The best is yet to be, v
his leisure hours to writing song. The last of life, for which the first
The published copies of three of his was made;
songs are shown in the window of Our times are in His hand
wLS"S ?&asWw.. du?Iicated at the prfce' ! we advise 8upp,ying yur wants forthQ fQture-
A FORTUIIATE BUY III LADIES' HOSIERY
Very recently our buyer placet! an order for a large shipment of ladies'
hose. These are fibre silk in many colors. They are what you have been ask
ing for and were willing to pay $1.25 per pair for, but by taking advantage of
Y an opportunity we can sell them to you for only 69 cents. These cannot be
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see all nor be afraid!' '
A Good Way to Harvest 1
A visitor to a local threshing out
who jots down a few words.
R. G. Sating has sold the plant
and equipment of the Weston gar
ace to Geo. W. Elder, late of Pen-
dlcton. Mr. Elder has had 16 years ta
of experience In automobile work,
and says he will use his best endeav.
ors to please his patrons. He has a
wife and family, and the) will make
Weston their home.
Constipation upsets the entire
system causing serious illnesses to
the human family. Don't worry
Hollistcr's Rocky Mountain Tea will
drive out constipation, regulate the
bowels, tone the stomach, purify,
cleanse. Without fail give it a
thoro trial. 5c. H. Goodwin. Adv.
Jess Gordon is harvesting a good
crop this season. His wheat from
leased land in the Geer Snrirurs dis
trict averaged about 40 bushels, operate this outfit. Mr. Key has
An even better yield is expected- harvested for twenty-six consecutive
from his newly-purchased holdings years ad considers his method the
north of Athena. mst economical and satisfactory.
The big stationary outfit of Key, VM)l mmmn, ihft vMnitv
The Joe Key threshing outfit is
one of the .best equipped in Uma
tilla county. It consists of a thresh
ing machine and an automatic hoe
down, the latter being a patent lev
er invented by Mr. Key which saves
the labor of three men; also, a fine
new Yuba tractor,' two headers,
eight header boxes and five grain
tanks, which haul three thousand
bushels of grain daily to the ele
vator. The machinery is owned by
Joe Key, Jean Schrimpf and A lick
Johnson. It requires sixty horses
including those used on the grain
tanks and water wagon twenty
eight men and a Ford jitney to .
r. , ... ----- ---- - - , . ; ---' acres mis summer in xne vicinuy
pleasant journey in "Luke s' Oak- Johnson & fchnmpf put in a pretty west and northwes(t of Athena and f
land, which made the round trip on good day Wednesday at the F. C. th rrvntinn - t
tne same air, ana wimoui misnap vireer piace uiresning uiree inous- Mr VA
'a . m ..:.-ft.l l J A I. Tl c .l ft uiroCM,
vi any sort, iiit-y vibiicu uic uam ouu uuoiicid, tuv uicit wiiem is
site of the . Teel irrigation project making a good yield.
i j. . i j a
ana passea lis neaauuarcere camp. jj , Gordon has
orK is aiirau; in piurrai uu una rtt.nce nromrtv
CANVAS for all YOUR NEEDS
Fortunately we have on hand canvas in all widths and weights for your
needs at prices of two years ago. Also tarpaulins in sizes called for
and weights you desire.
wm ADRnrrc at cua
Use a heavy duck apron to save your clothing. We have them de
signed for sack sewers, warehouse men, teamsters, etc. They cost but 11.50 V
1 it- ftl -.. -B ft J . . ll ! 1.U1.
ttiiu arts wurui trie price vi two pairs vi uvcrans in protecting yvur ciutiuiig.
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Overalls at $2.00
- Regardless of the fact that overalls have advanced $8.50 the dozen
during the last 00 days, we are still selling the best overall in the state for y
$2.00 and will continue to do so throughout the season. y
enterprise, which means much to
the west end of the county.
Harness and Sad
dles of the better
kindV ' .
Special orders igiven
Jf it is made of
leather We can
Auto Tops and Side
Curtains made to
order. - .
street to Frank Jackson, a promi
nent farmer of the Athena district,
who will move to Weston to reside.
Dr. G. S. Newsom, formerly of
Athena and Weston, has located at
Freewater. Dr. Newsom has just
left the service, having been with
the 274th Motor field hospital.
Angered over being offered a
check when he demanded cash for
his labor, an Echo ranch hand drew
a knife on his employer. He is in
Mrs. S. E. Powell is visiting
friends at North Yakima, Wash.
ImtaMnH l.i. f I. n mvi.
3.. ftj. miuciDvii iwo vftiaiiftv
of the cookhouse, which is not so
modern in its appointments as the
sold his resi- threshing adjuncts, but which
south Water serves nevertheless to bring her
smiles of greeting from the men
three times a clay when they behold
her wholesome and delicious food
spread upon the snow-white oil
cloth covered tables before them."
Kotlce to Water Consumers
Irrigation will be permitted at
hoes to Close Out I
The remnant of the aeason's stock in boys' summer shoes good values
but broken sizes that sold up to $3.50. They are piled on a sale table and all
go for $1.98.
. . . a
me usual nour eacn aay auring au-
gust until further notice. The city A
reserves the right to discontinue
irrigation service at any time, and
in that case will make refund.
AU water consumers are especial
ly requested to conserve all the
wafpr nnuKihla. In tha event nf ,nu
Rabbits are destroying the sheep violation of water regulations, wat-
range south of Echo.
Governor Wants Food Prices Probed.
Columbus, O. Sweeping investiga
tion of food prices In every county in
Ohio io requeued In a communication
sent by Gov. James M. Cos to Stats
Attorney Gen. John Q. Price. .
er will be cut off at once, and wit
not be turned on again except by
special order of the water commit
tee. C. W. AVEKY,
Year's Pay Wanted for Service Men.
Washington. A bona of one year's
pay for each soldier, sailor and ma
rine who fought In the war Is provided
in a bill introduced by Representative
Milton - - pregoh
In official recoid or evel? Gieauj.
loldier serving in Hie world war is be-'
ins complied In the state library at
3a!em under the direction of State
Librarian Cornelia Marvin, who was
authorized Co make the compilation
9y the recent legislature. Krom these,
records will be made the distribution'
f service medals, scheduled for No
teipber 11 next. '
ineaire, Ainena x
Saturday, , August 2 -William S.
Hart in "Riddle Gawne." Ar
buckle is the laugh factory in "Fat
ty at Coney Island.1' '
Sunday, August 3 George Beban
in "One More American,". a big' t
six-reel Paramount feature with all
star cast. Pathe Weekly and com
edy. , . .
Wetliiesday, August C Huk;j,
llayakawa in "His Uirtliright,".
One of the famous Jap's greatest
contributions to the screen. A two-,
reel Luke comedy.
, One hundred pairs ladies' white canvas shoes rubber soles, light, cool,
comfortable for summer wear. Some have high heels and are very dressy.
Many have the low comfort heel and are very durable. When shoes are
climbing in price daily these are attractive to the economical buyer at only, k
per pair, $1.69.
; A new shipment of ladies' waists; very attractive. Pretty georgette
crepes, new designs and colors, dainty in the extreme. Note the window dis
play. ' Priced $6.00 and $6.50.
OUR- GROCERY DEPARTMENT is a busy
place these days, filling orders for the harvest. Ev
ery attention, is given your wants and the dray is kept busy bringing fresh,
wholesome edibles for your table. The heavy business is evidence that our
Y prices are right and our stock the best. We do not try to toll you in with a
V ' four "nnnoi nat.M nriffa ' Wo hflvo ti
few "under cost" prices.' We have too much regard for your intelligence
Our prices are all low and your bills ultimately less. Phone us or, best of all,
see us. We are at your service this busy time to assist in any way possible.
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