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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 9, 1920)
Banes' Merry Minstrels
20 PEOPLE 20
i OUR OWN
TWO HOURS OF KKFINEU
Opera House, Athena
ONE NIGHT ONLY
SUNDAY. JANUARY 11th
FREE STREET PARADE 12 o'clock
BAND CONCERT IN FRONT OF
Popular Prices-a Big Show
blow tho money. Of corns till see-ond-dcjrre
fool not only deprive
himself of lii savins, I'ut ,'' "
in order to Join tlio unthrifty con
lumcrs of noti-esontiaU who aiy
holptntr to rnii tho cost of livinir
ami to two up mankind' tor of
rvsourvet. Hut th veellor-brnd
i "OYER THE HILL" J
Isaac Pavldson violinist, Im Ikkmiiii
if member of th orchestra ttt th
Mr. mihI Mix. Uh.ii Miller havo
Umatilla county aohller who er-
veil In th SWrd and Ulh Infantry ami
giul Kindnevr f the Second llvl
ion, will h pleased to loam that tho
French itovvrnmcnt ha awarded the
KmirKorro to thm tlinw reitlimutl.
Tho Fouitren In n vord of red and
inwn ami I worn fastened to tho
foo, 1 the one who exchange, hi to A,,u, tnm Iho country "' "' ' " muso
government eeuritio of town, to reside
stamp or bond lor trei-ricn-ipncii
stock. Ho ha In hlin all tho fool
ishnes of the other two. Only in
hi case it i ii smarter man Hum ho
who blow tho nionoy."
Isn't it Hh truth? Tho fool and
his securities the best ho over own
til arc- soon parted. Ami hero i
Collier' ailviro to all who would pro
tect tho fool from hi nrrant folly:
"If you have u friend who i think
in,; of fxchancintr hi irovernuu-tit se
curities for nicely-engraved oil wells
or well-printed sold mine ami tho
like, just iro with him a far a the
door of the philanthropist who ha
offered to ninko tho exchuutre ami
then say: 'Hill, old frieml, if this
(ellow i willing to five you some
thin worth more than your trovcrn
ment securities, you ouirht to bo
ashamed of yourself for taking ad
vantage of a craty man. If you
can't bo sdirvwd, ttt least bo mcrei
Mr. J. I', Itiiddoloy and little
daughter Joleno were holiday truest
of Wnlln Walla friend.
Hlaine Dutwr ha old hi resi
dence on tho West Sido to Leo Kinney
ln it n went arrival in Athena.
The Wm. Kusscll home l.i graced
by a line new Hrunswick phonograph i,0 bride' parent
pinvhnscd from Mr, I.iIh Siding
A ear load "f .onl arrived nt tho
Tuui-nhim vard Tuc.iduv and it ilid
not Inst lonir for the fuel supply
still remains short.
Mis Carrie Sharp has returned to 'o11'
It i retarded a the hiirhoat honor
the French ttovernmeiit ran confer on
tugiiuUatlon of another army,
Mr. Neil I.leiuillen and Ml Until
Wiley aurprltied a host of Athena
friends when they were married In
Portland on Christina duy. Tho
weddiiiK took place at the homo of
in that elty. the
. t , .. 1 at
proom 1 tno son 01 mr, mm on p.
tieoiKo Meuallen and i a thrifty
younif fanner. Hi bride taught In
tho Athena public aehoola two year
ai;o. Mr. and Mr. Lieuallen will n
Vide on tho CaplliiKor place near
Made to Order
Oiled and Repaired
Bound wheat hay
mile from Athena.
is 1 i.
COLORS, SWEAT PADS and all
J. P. MATTHEWS
Main St., Athena, Oregon
A I mlll tax on nil trie taxaoip pro
perty of the state to raie funil with
which lo comUiet the school of Ore
gon probably will tie proposed at the
special session of the lenlstaturo thl
month, according to the member of
the Oregon County School Superin
tendents' association, which held It
annual convention In Salem.
Statements purported to have ben
made by an indicted I. W. W. In Ton
Und to the effect that 73 pr cent of
the men employed In road roiiatrue
lion work In Oregon are member of
tho I. W. V. are rniphatlraMy denied
in a letter forwarded by Hoy Klein,
secretary of the commission, to Gover
nor Oleott In reply to a rojuest for an
explanation of the charge.
Nel P. Sorenson. wealthy Portland
tlmbcrman. wa fined $io uud set fr
In that city by the six juilg. of the
itate circuit court sitting en banc, fol
low InK the plea of hi attorne) that to
enforro a aentrnce of six months' Im
prisonment Imposed by the municipal
court, following Sorenson's conviction
on a rharse of having driven an auto
moblle while Intoxicated, would rl
ously Ji opardlze his health.
CLARK HOOD, Fubliihtr
MRS. M. GOODWIN. AssitUnl Editor
Sliicllv i'i ASbunct
The Year 12 W
Six Months 1 00
Three Months 0 50
nuDii, jaji. , - - - mo
Entire 4 at the poitolfict t Weiton. Ore jon
t itcond-cliif miil matter.
Rtgular, per inch per insertion 15c
Transient, per inch per insertion 20c
Locals, per line per insertion ...10c
mantle of airy whiteness delightful
to contemplate. Amateur photo
graphers were busy securing pic
tures of attractive winter scenes
upon which to gaze when the torrid
days of July arrive.
We wonder what has become of the
old-fashioned person who used to
say: "I snum!" and "I swan to
"I wish," suld Mr. CriiiKCjn. mo
rosely, "Hint they would succeed In
reuniting up all the auto hnmllts and
rum runner In the world."
"They do a (treat denl of harm."
"Ye. And what fret me Is to find
very lime I surrender for violating
n traffic regulation that my greater
fellow criminals linvp utterly spoiled
the dispositions of the police."
Missouri is responsible for a lot of
unpleasant noise by reason of its
The lower house of Congress has
never been especially discriminat
ing, but is compelled to draw the line
at one Victor Berger of Milwaukee.
The camels are coming in 11)20 let
all but the wets rejoice!
Madrid grave diggers announce
that they will strike for more pay
just as though the high cost of dy
ing weren't already a grave problem.
As though one Ireland weren't a
world problem enough, we sec in the
esteemed Lit. Dige. that they're
planning to make it two.
A recent writer says: "If I were
Uncle Sam casting up my accounts,
I'd write down as the chief item un
der Cash in Hand, the American Le
gion." Sam Blythe strongly suggests a
business man for president, and we
in turn suggest that he find him in
these parlous financial times among
the devoted brigade who can make
a success of running a country paper.
l at once I
Yuma has broken into the lime- standard Oil has boosted the price
light through not having sunlight for of gag amJ gasoiine 0W! ct.nt p r
the first time in 43 years in that Kaon Wouldn't it Rockefeller!
hopeful Arizona burg.
The supreme court declares that
Uncle Sam's constitution will not
stand for 2.75 beer.
The French people are reported to
be making great preparations for the
bleeding of tourists from the Unit
ed States. Again the advice is per
tinent that American sightsee-crs
ought surely to visit the wonder
places of their own land before
piling up their shekels in the hands
Berger is not without a Mann to
rise in his defense but what sort of
a man is he?
THE FOOL AND HIS BONDS
Once in awhile we find ourselves
in hearty accord with our esteemed
"Start New Year Right-Go to contemporary, Colliers' Weekly, and
Church," says the Washtucna Enter- fuc, that thc CBtimabie publication
prise in big letters across its first mcnUonc(i win undoubtedly view our
page. But we'll bet the Washtucna anroval with eratitude.
Colliers' lately contained an edi
torial on thc subject of "Fools" that
hits several nails on thc head. It
"The Secretary of the Treasury or
any respectable banker will tell you
editor will forget his own admoni
tion the first nice Sunday in the fish
Second - Hand Sad
dles. We will trade
new saddles for old
Harness Oiled for
$1.00 per set.
Our own view is that thc Un
washed and Unterriftcd are sufil
ciently robust without gorging them- tllat thtre arc three degrees of fools,
selves at a Jackson Day banquet.
McAdoo isn't seeking the demo
cratic nomination, but it is possible
thc nomination may seek McAdoo.
There is thc mild fool who takes his
government securities out at night
and when no one is looking puts
them on the glowing coals and closes
the stove door and goes back to bed.
- This is an attempt to make the loan
During thc past week frozen fog a gift to the United States, and- the
transformed the prosaic landscape foolishness stops there. A bigger
into realm of fairyland. Grasses, fool than that one is the fool who
shrubs, trees and fence wires wore a sells his government securities to
Dr. S. L KEMARD !
Hospital at corner of Main
and Broad streets.
Phone Main 253
her government position at Bremer
ton, Wash., after speiuliiur some
time nt thc home of her parent in
Grnn.lmn Manion and Mrs- John
Stanton are at Colfax this week,
where they will attend the uoil.ling
of Mis Zcl'lu Kaiuville, u Kiiindi hild
uf (rnndmii Stanton.
Watts & Hotter will move their tin
shop from its present location in t .e
b-.iemeiit,lo the room vacated by .Mr.
Thompson' vuKaniiiuir works. The
chance will tive better working fac
ilities in the shop.
Miss Mayme Sheard has ri turned
from a visit with friend in Iji Gruiulo
where she was a guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Peterson, and while in the me
tropolis of the Grand Rondo, she at
tended the annual Firemen' ball.
Mrs. W. K. Dobon returned Sat
urday from avjsit in Portland. She
report Mr. Pohson improving in
h alth, but found her mother serious
ly ill. Mrs. Dobson has resumed her
teaching in tho I'niun school north
west of Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Smith and lit
tle son were in Athena this wrek vis
iting friends. Tiny were etironte
from Kllcnsburi", where they had
snitt the holidays, to their home at
Antelope. Jesse is now a proaper
on farmer in that locality.
Mis Greta Mclntyri' returned to
Forest Grove to resume her studies
after spending Christina holidays
at the homu of her parents. She was
accompanied as far as Portland by
her brother Neil, who is attending
Hill's Military School.
lack Warren, brother of Bert Wnr
ren, and former resident of this
limty, has .t at Bert's home tu-i.r
Helix vi.itilf for several days. T;.u
ba- been Jack lust vt-it l- At hern
lor t'tfte" i yenri. H o n.i and ,per
ntes a smnll farm near CorvnllK
Three inrhc of snow fell Sunday
night ami Monday morning. The soil
not being frozen, will soak up the
moisture when the snow melt, in con
trast to the results of two week ago
when a vast amount of water disap
peared down gulches ami rtrci.ni.
Mr. and Mrs. Lou llilj.''-ri and fam
ily were gue,ts New Year duy at
L'mapine, where the Hh nnnunl re
union of the llodgen family wu held
Seventy-four members were present
and a bounteous feast was spread.
Fletcher's orchestra of Pendleton was
employed for the occasion.
Athena was some show town this
week. Three unusually good programs
at the Standard Theatre were
supported by a road show for three
night nt the Athena opera house.
A good minstrel show is billed for
Sunday night at the opera house, mid
the Standard Theatre show will start
promptly at 7:110 so that its uudium-v
may have time to attend the minstrel
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wood and son
Clifford were host and hostess at a
most pleasant watch party on New
Years eve, which extended from a 7
o'clock dinner until thc advent of the
new year, when a midnight lunch
was nerved. Tho guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Ralph Saling and daughter Lois
of Weston; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ta
chella, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lumsden
and Mrs. J. A. Kirk.
School started Monday morning af
ter a week's holiday vacation. Teuch
er.r who went to their homes at a dis
tunce by train had a hard time get
ting through on account of washouts
on thc railway lines. Mis Grant left
Athena Wednesday evening, remained
in Pendleton on the train nil night
and spent Christmas duy on the train
between Pendleton und Walla Walla,
finally arriving at Portland Friday in
the early morning.
Mrs. Curran McFadtlcn cntertuined
at her homo Wednesday evening in
honor of her husband's birthday an
niversary. The following Invited
guests were present: Dr. und Mrs.
C. II. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse My
rick, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Proudflt,
Mr. -and. Mrs. C. L. McConnell, Mr.
and Mrs. C. K. Fisk of Weston, Mr.
Hallie Piersol, Miss Gladys Smith.
Cards and games were features of
entertainment and refreshments were
served by the hostess.
K.I Sheimun of Yakima, wa a New
Year tiumt of Mr. Sherman and
Miss Maud Sherman. .Ho is an uncle
i.f Mihs Sherman and this i tho first
time hit hail met hi niece. Mr, Slier
limn bin two sunn who saw servlcn
in France, und both of tin. m wero
se viicly wounded in tho battle of tho
Mrs. Vaughn, mother of Mr. W.
It. Harden and Mr. Ilenrv Miller,
was alllieted Wednesday morning
with n liirht stroke of paralysis, af
fecting the right side. Her condi
tion is ri ported tin morning to Iw
Mis Paulino Myrick leturned to her
college work ut Forest Grove, after
sHiiding the holiday with relative
Mr. and .Mr. Jo. N. Scott drove
up from Pendleton Wednesday even
ing ami attended F.astcrn Star lodg.
Al .igmon and family will leave
Monday for Starbuck. where they
will reside on a farm.
We wish to thank nil tho
friomU who ly thoir pa
tronuKf Rd cncourajicmont
have enublod u to main
tain a hotel In WeBton. We
hope to merit their contin
ued Rood will.
VK IIAVK MOVED TO
NOKTH WATER STKEET
where wtf welcome alt who
wunt tfood meaU or board
by the week.
We are open for btmlneu.
Good Rooms and Bath
Mlt. and MRS.
! A. IV. MEL I
and Real Estate
LIKK HEALTH HUE
to sell your
It in eatable
At the Standard Theatre
An cxeeptionally entertaining pro
gram is scheduled for tho Standard
'111 nit re Suttirday cw-niug. In addi
tion to the splendid Hocciul pictor
ial presentation of DcMilIr' "Don't
Change Your Husband," special niu
sn will lie furnished by a flvc-pioco
orchestra, comprising Athena and
A. hum musician. Two shows will
be given, one at 7:"0 and one at ti: 13.
The bill Siinduy night bring Paul
ine Frederick in "Fudora." One
show at H o'clock. Regular ilini
sion price at both shows.
.II the striking In the wmld won't
put more piireli.-iolug viilue Into a dollar
Do you want
1 CAN SELL IT
OF ALL KINDS
The linnd that rock lln cradlo I
i,:-.. i!ie IoiIhI Hint tuny rock the
A pruning knife seem to be the most
oesentiiil piece of cutlery III the homo
Python hme been marked down to
In London, ofTerlng a lino uhlb
lute for ox lull soup.
Pershing never elnlmed any special
credit for himself; wherefore ho Is
enlliled to H tin- more.
X HIDES, FELTS, &c-
J HASS & SAUER J
ICE CREAM :
The new siiIcji from purl Indlrntu
there Is a movement on foot for tha
freedom of tho knees.
Phone your dray orders, $
93, or call at store.
FuneniN re k'olnit to cost nioro next
year, It I announced. That look llko
tlm hlk'h price of llncerlnK.
The Idea seem to bo t tin t when em
ployer mid emplojee got Into dllllcul
ties the puMIc should suffer.
Davis & Ellis
Wood u 111 tell, especially your own
blnnd relations when they luivo Sollio.
thine nieiiii to tell nlioiit ) on.
Hluhor price for fur nre predicted,
but why should women worry nt pre
ent about next summer' wear?
Wlmt tho world. want 1 Immediate
pence und stnliHlr.fi Industry. It will
ni tend to the perfecting procewson Itself.
Why Turn Up
Second Floor Weston Mer
Get an overcoat from us
with the NEW 'CONOMY
MUFFLER a unique Idea
in tailoring that has taken
the country by storm.
WESTON BATHS BARBER
and TAILOR SHOP
R. L. Reynaud t
An absolutely sufo Invest
ment. If you have money to in
vest, buy Liberty Uond from us.
If you null Liberty Uond, suit
We buy and Hell Liberty Honda,
Any denomination $50-$HM)
James L. Elam
Walla Walla - - Washington
t mils ninrhs ami roeniirliia oHinr,i or m
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