The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946, December 12, 1919, Image 4

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Winter is Klnf
(A minimum temperature of eighteen
degree below lro m recorded hr
last night by th government ther
mometer. A heavy mow began falling
throughout thi MCtion early Tue
flay morning. nd by Thursday cov.
erod the ground to depth of foot
or more. Some farmer report four
torn inchca of snow in their atubbl
The now followed prolonged eold
A. Barne butchered five fine Mlllp Juringr whkh th mercury hov.
Ut week. Tho prospect for rrtx around ut ab the tero mark.
la pretty Singularly enough, tho now marked
falling rather than rising tern-
Mr. Suaan Tucker la visiting In
Walla Walla and will apend the holi
day aeason with relativoa there.
Kulon Smith baa returned from
tVndleton and it assisting in clerical
work at Tho Farmer Bank of Wei-ton.
doughnut and pie-crust
good at hi house,
Carl Brandt is doing aome very prrature. Simultaneously with iu
clever work in sign-writing, which Ant appearance Tueday morning
attract much local attention and fa- the mercury dropped uddenly to two
vorable comment
Wetton' hare i I104S.19 of tho
county high achool fund recently ap
portioned. This U a considerable in
crease over last year.
4 - . . . m.J a... lid
JVr 1Z .nV.rount.Vmul - " '"' exhausted, and only
rood keeper, any amount; S-miw
degree below aero.
The weather oon moderated slight
ly, but ha since continued to cold a
to lend aeriou aspect to tho fuel
Athena dealer report their eoal
east of Cobb ctation on the Interur
ban. B. F. Haley, Frecwatcr, Or.
MUs Wavel OUarra and Mi
Mamie Bame have been enlisted in
th ale forco of th Weston Mercan
tile Co. to help take care of the hol
iday trade.
Conditions were relieved to ome ex
tent by the release of 40 ton of eoal
by tho Warren Construction compa
ny, which welcome supply was dis
tributed by Mayor Barrett.
There i no eoal for sala In Wc
ton. and only green alabwood is
Mrs. Ralph Saling, who is in Tort- available for those who find them
land for the winter, write that she without fuel in this critical
is making splendid progress in her jjme Que dealer hope to get be
vocal atudies under the direction of forc jong a rar for which he waa
Gio Tyler Taglieri. compelled to pay, including freight.
Miss Anice Barnes, who is teaching in advance, before hi order would be
at Homestead, Oregon, ia expected considered.
home the 20th of this month to pend In common with other towns in the
the Yulctide season with her parents, Inland Empire served by tho Tacifie
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Barnes. Tower & Light Co., Athena and We-
vi; rlnrn u .n n. ton arc without electric power, and
thusiastic worker in tho Red Cross
Christmas seal campaign. Her ef
forts have received commendation
from tho local chairman, Mrs. F. D.
Weston Lodge No. 5S. I. O. O. K.,
elected the following officers at re
cent session: W. L. Smock, noble
lights are only available for house
hold use. It is expected that house
holder themselves will use them
sparingly. Business houses except
hotel and restaurants are subject
to the "no light order, which also
applies to lodges and churches. The
Preston-Shaffer milla and other in
dustries using electric power have
grand; Jack Calder, vice grand; J. E. f losed down- Conservation of fuel is
Stanfield, acerctary; S. A. Barnes. the ason for this order. River
treasurer. plants have froten up and juice must
Clarence Thoeny, who is taking a be supplied from the coal consuming
course in banking at Behnke-Walker (team plants at Walla Walla and
Business college in Portland, writes Toppenish. The situation is expected
the home folks that he is wall pleased to improve shortly,
with his school work and is enjoying Portland school have closed be
metropolitan life. cause of weather and fuel conditions
Mr. and Mrs. R. Morrison recently " ot th PPWaliee ' rlet fe
, ,,j . j; , ,v i ver. diphtheria and smallpox. Four
lowing old friends: Mr. and Mrs. R.
W. Brown of lone, Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
McRae of Walla Walla and Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Banister.
deaths haw occurred from sleeping
Wilscy-Greer Nuptials
Sunday, at one o'clock p. m., Miss
Eunice Wilsey and Mr. Frederick
Greer were united in marriage by
H. Wil-
There will be Sunday school at 10
a. m. and preaching at 11 a. m. next
Sunday at the Methodist church. No
preaching at night, on account of re- Rev. A. J. Starmer at the V
rival meetings at the Baptist church, sey farm home.
A. J. Starmer, pastor.
The D, R. Woods sold their gar
age at Montour, Idaho, and have put
in a battery station at Mountain
Homo. They write that they are do
ing a good business and are well
pleased with their new location.
The bride was tastefully gowned in
whit satin and the groom wore a
suit of navy blue. Mias Emma Wil
kinson was bride's maid and was ad
mired in a dress of lavender voile.
Mr. Eldon King was best man. The
ceremony was very impressive, the
rinir servioo beinir employed. An
Rev. Mark 0. Phinney has been elaborate wedding dinner was served
quite indisposed the past week and to the guesU, who included:
was unable to deliver a message to v, nni M. Frank Greer .ml f.m.
his people Sunday morning. The con
gregation united with that of the
Baptist church for tho evening ser
vice. Sim J. Culley has recently been fa
voring his friends with generous
samples of delicious home-made sau-
ily, Mr. and Mrs. H. Waddingham,
Mrs. H. N. Greer, Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Lieuallen, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hender
son, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Read, Mr. and
Mrs. Jay Smith and children, Miss
Clara Tinker, Mrs. Lillie Wilkinson,
Miss Emma Wilkinson, Wallace Wil-
sage. Local epicures pronounced it "imron, Rev. A. J. Starmer, Lewis Van
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Winkle, Lola Key, and Eldon King.
Mr. and Mrs. Greer aro domiciled
for tho present with Mrs. II. N.
Greer. The best wishes of tho com
munity attend the young couple in the
now life before them.
superior to the famous "Little Pig
Sausago" exploited by a well-known
eastern firm.
:Mrs. Stella Hager and Mr. Fred
Faulsen were united in marriage Sat
urday at Walla Walla. The bride is
the daughter of Mrs. Sarah Fowlsf
this city. Mr. and Mrs. Paulsen will
make their home on the Taylor farm
near Pendleton.
The season has arrived when one
enjoys re-reading accounts of Eng
lish holiday customs as related in
Irving' Sketch Book. Miss Edna
Hollenbeck recommends a careful pe
rusal of Dicken's "A Christmas Car
ol", to appreciate the true spirit of
man ooodwin; corresponding eccre
A vigorous effort is being made tary, Mrs. E. M. Smith; recording
through various local mediums to secretary, Mr. Alice Price; treasur
push the tale of Red Cross seals, er, Mrs. Ella Lavender.
Saturday afternoon Mr. Alice Price A delicious lunch was served by
and Mrs. E. M. Smith sold the gay Mrs. Z. C. Price, Mrs. Charles Price
little stickers to holiday shoppers and the hostess during the closing
visiting the Weston Mercantile Com- hour. Ten members and two truest
Mrs. J. H. Price Is Hostess
Mrs. J. II. Price dispensed delight
ful hospitality at her home Wednes
day afternoon when she entertained
the Women's Missionary society of the
M. E. Church, South. The business
meeting included election of officers,
resulting as follows:
President, Mrs. Sarah Rowland;
first vice president, Mrs. A. J. Starm
er; second vice president, Mrs. Her-
paoy's emporium, ,,
Rev. Cass of Milton conducted the
morning service last Sunday at the
M. E. Church, South. He was assist
ed y Francis Nugent, a young the
ological student at Columbia College.
An '.offertory solo by Mrs. Cass was a
pleasing feature greatly appreciat
ed by the audience.
Swas-Te-Ka Campire met at the
home of their Guardian, Mrs. Sarah
Rowland, the afternoon of December
9. Roll call showed all members but
one in attendance.' The' time was
tpeft't in preparing articles for sale
at the Christmas bazaar to be held
the afternoon of December 20.
wero present.
About the only thing that tbrires on
hunger is bolsbertsm. -
Auother objection to high prices Is
that tbey ruin the appetite.
llesimliiie too moy profiteers re
main steadfastly on the job.
If there were nothing else to do,
strikes would be more excusable.
Take rare of the slight odd and
the "flq" will take car of Itself.
The Mexicans undoubtedly will win
th pennant In the bandit league.
Christmas is at hand. Fortunately wo aro well supplied witfi
stores of delightful merchandise you will want for Christmas se
lections. The demoralized condition of transportation caused by
the coal strike will .makeTfurther delivery of freight by the railroad company very uncertain. Our
advice is to make your selection early while stocks aro complete. Let us assist you in making
your shopping a real pleasure. Extra salespeople are here to servo you. Attractive displays of
choicest gift articles. Bring the children to see the toys. Make this store your headquarters.
They Are (Join Rapidly
We have left in our stock about 20
coats. These are the very choicest
garments coats of soft and velvety
woolens, the beautiful Silvertones, fur
trimmed plushes and velours are
among those presented in this magnifi
cent offering.
A splendid assortment of heavy ker
seys with big comfy collars; trimmed
in belts and buttons; any little girl
. would be happy in one of these. Sizes
8 to 16 years.
You'll never make a mistake by giv
ing hosiery, for to our knowledge
there's no one who has too many
stockings. Choose from our complete
varieties at
$1.50 up to $3.00 Pair
All stylos and colors are here. Come
make selection while assortment is
at its best.
Our suggestion is to make your se
lections early. Very few goods in
stock can be duplicated.
Ribbons for every purpose; all want
ed plain colors and clever novelties;
widths, qualitioes and prices to suit
all. Again we advise early selections.
Why not a pair of pure wool blan
kets for Christmas? We have them
in the dainty colors, large plaids, full
size, very handsome a practical and
useful gift
$8.50 to $16.50
If you are wise you will buy your
shoes now for your future needs. The
prices will go "higher than you think.
We bought months ago, and while
many of our shoes have advanced
$3.50 to $4.50 per pair, we are still
selling at the old price. Take our ad
vice and provide or your needs now.
, The warm felt slippers for home
wear the soft, comfy kind. That
solves the problem for Christmas.
$L85 to $2.25
Beautiful soft silks in striking pat
terns so much in vogue; the new
shapes with flowing ends. You will
find your Xmas ties here.
Suspenders, Handkerchiefs, Kid
Gloves, Slippers, Warm (Jolf Gloves,
Sox of Silk and Wool, Caps, Suits, Ov
ercoats, Shirts.
What could be more practical? A
mightv good hat for $5.00. Others
priced $2.39 to $7.50.
The store is now full of toys en
gines, horses, dolls, teddy bears, cu
pies, games, books, dishes, animals,
pictures. They can all but talk and
walk and are sure to fill the children
with delight. Many new novelties just
out this season. All to make one hap
py time for the kiddies.
Merchandise is very scarce, and you
will do well to make selections early.
Make your selection now while the
stock is complete, for his or her Xmas
bathrobe; packed one in box, cords to
match, $3.50 to $6.50.
Through fortunate purchases we
are able to show a very extensive line
of the newest and most attractive
novelties in ladies' purses, bags, pock
et books, in a variety of shapes and
leathers. Prices 50c to $9.00.
Shoes are constantly going up in
price but we can still save you money
on this assortment. All ladies' shoes,
all good and serviceable; well made;
some patent leathers, some heavy gun
metal; most sizes; the whole lot, about
100 pairs only, while they last, $3.59.
$1.00, $1.50, $1.65, $2.00, $3.00 and $3.75
. Dainty checks, stripes and floral pat
terns, and daring plaids of unusually
good ginghams and percales. Sleeves ,
are full length or three-quarter, Necks
V or round. Fancy collars and cuffs
and large pockets trimmed with band
ing, and touches of hand embroidery,
make these extra size frocks dainty
and feminine as well as practical.
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