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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1919)
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Tlicrv is good jirospect that
fanners' school will bo held in Mem
orial Hail next February under u
iticva cf the Extension Service of the
Oregon Agricultural College. The
Fronting of auch r. valuaulo source
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ul nmrucuon 10 mion i u-hmhi
Miss Vida Suggs has accepted a
stenographic position in lYndletoii.
Mrs. Richard Morrison Is enjoy ins
visit with relatives and friends at
Mrs. S. K. Powell was in 1'orvallis,
liiiycly upon the growth of fann bu
rcau membership here aiul on Wea
tun mountain. Sim J. Cullcy is in
receipt of a letter from Fret! Hen-
. a. a a. .
Dion, county jurvw, irom wmcn ino
Montana, last week iilinj villi her fi,;, excerpts are taken:
husband and children. - want to arrange with I'rofea-
Tucadny, Pecentler 2:. the West- or Hyslop and his ussUtant, Mr.
ton public school closes for a ten Carpenter, to conduct a grain pro
days' holiday vacation. ducticn, handling and sradinir school
The Bachelor Girls' club will be en- in this county some time in Febru
Uruined at the home of Miss Gladys ary. This will be a two-day school
Smith next Monday evening. 'd ill take up practically the same
Mrs. Blanche Sue. Bcanur and ork ns will be piven U JJ
the Georye Stages home the pas',
Mavnarri Jones was seriously fcstld-
"What would you think of the sue
cess ef such a school if it were held
in the Weston community hall some
time in February? This year these
ed on the arm yesterday through a fall tns,,, schools will be held under
while carrying a teakettle lull or uoil
injr hot water.
Professor and Mrs. F. C. Fitipat
rick and Miss Mabel Colvin motored
to Walla Walla Saturday on a com
bined business and pleasure trip.
The Jack Chapin family have mov
ed to town for the winter months in
the auspices of the Farm Bureau,
and the membership in any commun
ity will be indicative of the interest
in such a school. One day of this
school or part of one day could be
irivcn over to potato work in which
the people on the mountain should
be interested, rvofessor Hyslop is
order that the daily trips to school secretary and inspector for the State
n;ay be less arduous for the children. Board of Seed Foatto Certification.
John Beamer and family bob-sled- I am extremely anxious to do what I
ded to town last Friday evening in can to build up the Weston Mountain
the coldest weather of the season to country as a seed potato section and
attend the nieetinp at the BaptUt believe that Professor Hyslop would
church. be of material help on this subject.
Attending cinemas appears to be a "I upstthat you talk this mat-
.,,:,., .:,, u.t.,n ter over with the other members of
Tuesday and Saturday evenings sat
isfactory crowds assemble to witness
the silent drama.
The late Mrs. Eleanor Cameron
Payant left an estate amounting to
$9l94.5", according to report filed by
James Scrimsher, Barney Foster end
H. A. Street, the appraisers.
Owing to unfavorable weather
conditions Miss Stasia Walsh did not
meet her class in Home Hygiene
last Thursday. The work will be
earned on this week as usual.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cooder of
Faulkton, South Dakota, were guests
during the first of the week of the
J. W. Porters. Mr. Gooder is an ex
tensive farmer of South Dakota.
The United Brethren church will
hold its Christmas tree celebration
the evening of December 24. A short
program and tree will be the prin
cipal features of the entertainment.
The municipal power plant at Mil
ton froze up this week, and among
other industrial plr-nts of that city
out of commission, is the Milton
Eagle, which will appear on half shell
Sim J. Culley is achieving renown
as the most good-natured man in
town. When annoyed with frozen
water pipes, he thaws them out to
the accompaniment of jazz music on
he Weston Farm Bureau committee !
and see what they think about . the
advisability of holding such a con
ference. If you can secure Si) or 40
Farm Bureau members in the vicin
ity of Weston there is no doubt that
we could swing this proposition
without any expense, and the school
alone will be worth more than the
membership fee to the Farm Bu
reau." Farmers Week at Oregon Agricul
tural College begins December ?'J.
Civic Club Market Bay at Athena
The Civic club met Tuesday after
noon in High school auditorium and
reports from all committees appoint
ed to solicit for the market day were
made and most encouraging profie;
was noted. No other business was
transacted, but plans were discussed
relative to tomorrow's srfle and with
the moderation of the weather, a most
successful market da
Kull call was answered witn cut
items and so much interest was de
rived from the plan that it was de
cided to continue this for the next
meeting, which will be on the first
Tuesday in January.
Market day sales wiil begin prompt
ly at 10 o'clock tomorrow forenoon
in Watts & Rogers' fine new store
:nu weuiiier, a inosi
day is anticipated, ;tj
wcred with cuitvnt IS?
room, and will continue so long as
presence of ex- there remains anything to sell. A
treme cold weather, three brilliant goodly supply ef edibles and suitable
sun-dogs appeared in the sky Friday articles have been donated by the
noon. The unusual spectacle was good housewives of Athena and oth
witnessed by many Weston citizens crs, so there will bo large vtriety U,
with much interest. select from.
With his feet enveloped in gunny Together with thi3 event the oper.
sacks, Ernest Itoss walked in from ing of the Watts & Rogers store, one
his reservation ranch Sunday to of the finest in the Inland Empire,
spend the day with his family. Drifts will take place. With its modern
along Wild Horse creek made the heating plant, splendid architectural
trip a tiresome one. tppointnunto and the large stock of
Thp Kunrlav rW,l of tnn M. F.. new goods on display, the firm is
Church. South, will celebrate with a ready t0 devui"
Christmas tree and appropriate ex
ercises on Christmas Eve. Superin
tendent Porter cordially invites tne
public to attend and chare in the
club's market facilities.
Legion Post Announces Dance
Advertising matter announcing a
benefit tall to be given at the Athena
opera house on Christmas eve, Dec
ember 21, by Athena-Weston Fo;it,
American Legion, is out.
The proceeds derived from the boll
will go into the treasury of the Post
to be used for the expenditure of the
organization, which is starting out
with a membership that includes prac
tically all servce men who went to
war from Athena and Weston.
Admission tickets at $1.23 each
are being sold by Post members and
The Misses Hazel Duncan and Dor
othy Proebstel arrived Tuesday from
Corvallis to spend the holidays with
their respective parents. The young
ladies are students at Oregon Agri
cultural College and are anticipating
a delightful time during the -three
Cards have been received announc
ing the marriage on Thanksgiving
day of Miss Lora Caylord and Ben
jamin J. Tucker at Wilhamston, tl.ey are meeting with the hearty sup-
Michigan. Miss Gaylord will be re- port vj the public. 0ne of the krB.
membered as the interesting niece of est crow(ls 0f the season is expected
Mrs. F. D. Watts who visited in Wcs- in Athena on the evening of this bene-
ton during the fall of 1018. flt jjaj
Mrs. Joseph Wurzer, who is acf- Committees on invitation, music,
tively feeding the birds during our decoration, etc., have made necessary
inclement weather, was delighted e arrangements and assurance is given
fuw mornings ago to discover a robin that a pleasant time will be enjoyed
breakfasting with the snowbirds and by all who attend the dance,
juncoes at their lunch counter. Mrs. J'ayant's jazz orchestra will furn-
Wurzer, who is always optimistic, re- 'h music for the occasion, and the
gards this as an omen of an early floor of the Opera house will be put
spring. in the best of condition for dancing.
Dwight Porter is visiting his pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Porter,
For the past three years the young For Christmas night entertain
man has been stationed at Honolulu merit the Standard Theatre offers
in the service of Uncle Sam. A twoi"Fire of faith' the big Salvation
months' furlough enabled him to re-aArmy Super Special. Admission 2D
turn to the United States. TheZand 50c war tax included
snowy landscape of Eastern Oregonf
presents a striking contrast to tbtj
tropical conditions existing in tbtl
Hawaiian Islands, but Mr. Porter i;
exulting in the change.
At tne Standard Theatre
For Sale One Oregon Special
combined harvester, 20-foot cut, in
.food condition. E. L. Woods, Wes
Our big store glows with the Yuletide spirit and presents a
scene of beauty and animation. We want YOU to come in and
see it while the season of holiday shopping is at its height. Mean
while note these few of our many Christmas offerings:
GIFTS FOR WOMEN
WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S
HAND KNIT SWEATERS
In a variety of colors. Sweaters,
slipons, sport coats in soft pure wool
of the most approved styles so much
Children's knit suits in endless va
riety; the pretty red suits called "Ted
dy Hears;" the handsome khaki ser
vice suits for little fellows all found
in this assortment.
LADIES' SILK HOSE
This is the season of the year when
silk hose or Christmas is much in de
mand. We have anticipated your
wants and are fortunate in having a
goodly supply in colors and weights to
suit your wishes.
Priced from 69c to $3.00.
TOYS FOR THE CHILDREN
LADIES' PURSES, IOCKET
BOOKS AND VELVET HAGS
A Wautiful selection of many leath
ers, colors and shajx'S delightful for
gifts and very useful.
The velvet bags are in many shades
of rich velvet, with silver mountings.
. . Priced 50c, $1.25, $2.00 and up to
LADIES' WAISTS FOR X-MAS
What could be more practical than
a dainty georgette waist for her X
mas? We have the famous "Hall"
waists, renowned for style, beauty and
durability, priced from $U.60 to $10.60.
CORSETS, CAMISOLES, URAS
SIERES A dainty gift for the girls away at
A variety of dainty shades in pink
and blue and lavender.
Bm wwm Am o
TIES THAT PLEASE
A most elaborate showing of ties, es
pecially selected for Christmas, from
75c to $2.00.
To our certain knowledge no man
has too many sox, and they will be
very acceptable for gifts this season
as usual. Soft cashmere from 50c to
$1.00. Serviceable lisle in all colors at
50c. Heavy round thread silk, the
SHIRTS FOR MEN AND HOYS
The new French cuff in silk and
madras for both bovs and men, $2.00
Warm woolens for the cold days,
in all the staple colors, $3.50 to $0.00.
Not one feature has been neglected
to make this attractive in every detail.
From the Orient as well as domestic
factories are gathered beautiful hand
decorated ware the ideal gift. Every
housekeeper loves pretty dishes, and
here you will find the out-of-the-rdir.-ary.
Odd pieces, sug. and creamers,
fruit bowls and sets, fern dishes, tea
sets, lunch sets, cake sets, dinner sets,
salad sets, cake plates and scores of ar
ticlesa veritable fairyland of beauty
conveniently displayed for your in
spection. GLASS TUMBLERS
Glass tumblers in clear glass of the
famous Cut Star pattern; beautiful,
sparkling glass, and only $1.00 tho set
PURE LINEN DAMASK
Warranted pure Irish linen, 72 in.
wide, in very attractive patterns. The
price is lower than wholesale today.
Linen sets, table cloth and napkins
to match, daintily hemstitched a gift
that will gladden the hearts of both
the giver and receiver.
Fine taffeta silk with ring, crook
and cord handles, full size in handsome
rich black, suitable for rain or shine.
Price $4.50 to $6.50. Many for less
in silk gloria.
f GROCERY SECTION
Your Christmas candies, 40c the
Mix candies,' 50c the pound.
Popcorn (that will pop) 17.c the
Oranges, Uananas, Mince Meat
(like mother makes.)
Every effort to supply your table
for your Christmas feast.
TOYS ,FOR THE KIDDIES
The gift with the jwrsonal touch of
sentiment that makes the gift worth
while. Rings, engraved belt buckles,
cuff buttons, the new link cuff buttons
combs, brooch pins, hat pins, lingerie
sets, chains, La Valieres, gold pencils,
etc. All standard wear of quality
guaranteed not to tarnish.
Seven and eight-inch, extra heavy
nickle plated, complete with genuine
pyrex liners a practical gift and very
$3.50 to $5.50 each.
BATH ROBES FOR COMFORT
Bath robes complete with cords all
readv to make up, and just the thing
you nave been looking for. Many
dainty patterns, all full size. Note the
display in our store.
$5.00, $6.00 and $7.00 each.
No doubt you have thought it was
impossible to secure a good suit case.
Fortunately we have them and of real
leather made of the best materia',
strong frames and handles; cases for
real use. Priced from $10.00 to $27.50.
Traveling bags from $9.00 to $16.50.
WESTON MERCANTILE CO.