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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 16, 1920)
Stevens Lodge, Knights of IVfUo,
held on installation and banquet
Wednesday evening, and also hiJ
work in tho tlrst and second ranks.
Following are tho now ollloers: S. J.
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Culley. chancellor eommanuer, iv. i
,l, Keynnuil. vice cnanccuoi , i.. i. w
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uarra, preiaie, v. i. nnvt ,,
tor of finance; P. T. Harbour, kcepYr
of records and aeal; II. E. O'llarra,
master at arm: Lester Wilsey, mas
ter of work; Loren Hall, inner guard;
Georce Winn is In IVmlloton
week, serving on the grand jury.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mclntyre mo
tored to Tendleton Friday to attend
to business matters.
Mrs. C. F. Bulfinch and Mrs. Elmer jm, l,itfuallen, outer guard.
Tucker are visiting at the home or
Mrs. Agnes Walker in Wasco.
Mr. D. Bischoff, father of Mrs. Jos
eph Wuner, is seriously ill at tho
home of his daughter in this city.
Tom Hooher was in town from the
mountain the other day, looking not
at all displeased over the condition
of the potato market, lie sold t0
sacks the latter part of December
Mrs. Kittie Ray, who has been vis- for 1305 tno sa,k( but has ISO still
Winkle, the past two months, return- to dispose of at the higher prices
cd to her home in Portland Saturday, prevailing. Incidentally, he rv-
Louis Christensen was down from newod his subscription to Weston's
his mountain ranch last Saturday, pioneer newspaor whose weekly vis
renewing acquaintance with local its Tom enjoys he says so himself,
merchants. and if he didn't we'd say it for him.
Kendall Smth came home from Ten- Albert Allyn writes that he is
dleton last week to have the advan- feeding cattle now about six miles
tat of homo mirsimr throuirh an at- from Yale. Oregon, where ho took en
tack of quinsy. some irrigated land, and that he like ialist.
An attractive new Simmons range the country. ' This- is a fine climate
1,,. ,,hP.l hv the Saturdav here," he says. "We have had some
iff., rl.ih .ml will soon be in- snow, about eik'ht inches at the deep
in th. Litrh.-n at Memorial est. and the
Dwight Torter has gone to Seattle
..- - .., viit u-ith frionds nnd
will proceed" from the Sound city to runi' 11
Mrs. And T, Harnett Is recover,
ing from a severe attack of toiudU
Athona-Weston Post, American Le
gion, will moot at Weston January
J. V. Porter came over from Free
water for a Sunday visit with his
Dr. llennet has ordered a Dodge
touring ear from the local agent, K,
Good shows Saturday and Tuesday
nights at Memorial llall-and Mary
Tick ford is coming!
Professor F. 0. Fitxpatrick motor
Athena BalkS at ForC ACCOUtlt the city onielal. will Insist on tlon company In those town, was
Ainena naiu at torce Account wU) bpj WMIllt sm, MW th, omdaU m
(Athena Tress.) tm ,ocllon U let it by contract 11 valuable Information.
Mayor ltarrett andho city council whole in a flat bid. , , .
are opposed to the force account The mayor's action In tho matter Stockholders Meeting
clause in tho Warren Const ruction , ni.t to be construed as antagonistic Notice Is hereby given that the
company's proposed y contract for ( tho Warren Construction company annual meeting of stockholders of
street improvement, ami the company r , opposition to the proposed the Weston Mercantile Company will
will be asked to submit a Hut bid for Mtvvl improvement, for he Is in favor he held Wednesday, January 81,
the work. of the Improvement; but ho says he mso, at 2:I0 p. m., In Memorial Hall,
It Is known that the force account wants the proerty owners to know Weston, Or., for the purpose of elect-
idus enuliieriuir service has cost Mil- what the work will cost before It is j,lr board of directors aim 10 trans-
ton so far $5iH0, or approximately started.
m cents per running foot over ami Street Improvement was thorouuk
above the contract price for hard sur- v Uiscussetl at tho council meeting
last Monday night, ami Kugincrr
Stiamlherg who Is now employed in
the interests of Freewater and Mil
(on in the paving operations being
carried on by the Warren Construe
act such other business us may
gaily runie before tho meeting.
J. II. WILLIAMS, Secretary
It ii realised that there is work to
ed to Pendleton l inlay to I00K alter t1(1 j ,,jtion to the hard sur
matters of business. facing and that this work must lo
Charles May was down from hU ,,u, f,,,., font before the work is
mountain ranch Tuesday, attending
to various business errands. fefflMUWuUSUilL
Miss Ruby Hrondison came over irj
from Walla Walta to spend the week 'M
end-with Miss Gertrude Van Winkle.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Smock were in
from the ranch Wednesday to con
sult Dr. II. C. Curry, eyesight spec-
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Duncan motored
In Tuesday from their I'lne rreek
home tu spend a few hours In town
Fort McDowell on his return to Hon
Harry Sumption arrived Saturday
from Boise, Idaho, to join his wife.
who is visiting her parents, Mr. and lK0
Mrs. E. M. Smith. He returned to
Boise Tuesday, Mrs. Sumption re
maining for a longer sojourn.
The Misses Virgio Key, Clara
Starmer and Kathleen Pedcrsen have
been initiated into the local group of
ukelelc players, and are energetically
practicing for serenades to be given
when languid summer evenings arrive.
coldest weather was 12
below lero. Most of the tune it has
been from 20 to SO above. This val
ley is nice and level with tills all
about five miles wide most
of the way."
Mrs. J. H. Price will open her at
tractive home on Water street for a
silver tea to be given under the aus-
of the Woman's Missionary So
ciety of the M. I., imiren, .-011111,
Knh Tucker nnd family bob-sled
ded down from their mountain ranch
Sunday to attend church and sieud
the day with relatives.
Contractor Ashworth has tinished
building a substantial coal house on
the O.-W. right of way for Gilbert
Ellis of the Weston Transfer Co.
Lester O'Harra is in the Walla
Walla hospital, following a minor op
eration. He is reported to be getting
along first r ue- but Lester always
does just that.
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program will be given and light re- fARM SCHOOL AT WESTON
Now's the time to get
your machinery put in
shape. Don't wait un
til the eleventh hour.
If you do you might
have to wait on the
blacksmith, for those
times will be his busy times.
The most successful people
of our country never pro
crastinate. Now's the time
to bring your work not af
Pho.52 E. R. HALL
women of the community are cordi
ally invited to attend.
Cash Wood, secretary of the County
V. M. C. A., was in town Wednesday
on business connected with his work.
He reports that the severe weather
nnd the holiday season somewhat
crippled his plans last month but
that he expects to be a more fre
quent visitor hereafter.
J. H. Clodius has sent a copy of the
FEBRUARY 13 AND 14
A grain and potato Inspection and
production school will be held at
Weston Friday ami Saturday. Febru
ary 13 and 14, 1K20, under auspices
of the Farm Bureau.
Professor ('.. R. Hyslop. farm
crops chief at Oregon Agricultural
College, will attend as instructor and
lecturer. So also will I-rcd licniuon.
annual number of the San Diego I'n- county agricultural agent.
ion to the Leader man. It is of such
enormous size that it is easy to sic
where so much white paper goes. At
that, we'll be bound that Joe would
rather read the Weston Leader whih
he receives weekly.
John DuPuis may not be an abso
lute weather prophet, but he de
clares that spring is imminent and
therefore hia remarks are received
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Davis were in
from the DeGraw ranch Tuesday and
attended the motion picture show.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Culley and Mrs.
G. DeGraw motored to Pendleton
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ARE YOU IN THE MARKET FOR A LIGHT CAR? IF SO, LET
ME DEMONSTRATE THIS WONDERFUL LITTLE CAR " TO
YOU. AFTER YOU HAVE RIDDEN OVER THE WORST
ROAD YOU CAN FIND IN THE COUNTRY, IF YOU ARE NOT
CONVINCED THAT IT IS THE FINEST PERFORMER YOU
EVER RODE IN I SHALL NOT INSIST ON YOUR BUYING.
BUT I DO INSIST THAT YOU GIVE THIS CAR A TRYOUT
BEFORE YOU SPEND YOUR MONEY ON SOME OTHER
CAR. IT WILL COST YOU NOTHING FOR THE DEMONSTRA
TION. JUST CALL ME UP AND SAY YOU WANT TO THY
OUT THE LIGHT FOUR OVERLAND.
NOTE THE TRIPLE SPRING IN THE PICTURE.
DR. S. L. KENNARD Weston and Athena
The event is of much importance
to the farming interests of the Fast
End, and is exacted to attract farm
ers from all over this section. Ks
pecial attention will be given the po
tato growing interests of the moun
tain. Nothing like this school will
be held in Pendleton, although a gas
engine and tractor school is to be
conducted for one week soon at thu
Memorial hall is the place of meet
ing, and the program follows:
Course 1. Grain Grading and In
spection. 1. Dockage and its determination.
2. Varietal mixtures: their deter
mination, grading and utilization.
4. Color and texture of wheat us
indicative of gluten content and mill
b. Smut dockage and value and
uses of smutty wheat.
(!. Factors affecting wiieat value
at shipping point.
Course 2. Wheat Production for
1. Summer fallowing methods and
seed bed production for maximum
2, Standard variety, seed treat
ment; time, rate and manner of seed
ing. :!. Special production problems:
(a) weed control.
(b) minimizing frout injury.
(c) controlling volunteer.
(d) winter killing.
1. Wheal harvest; handling and
Course 'J. Potnto Production:
1. Potato vnrieties, their identifi
cation and improvement.
2. Potato soils and their prepara
tion and fertilization.
3. How to plant and grow a crop
I. Potato storage.
5. Potato niurkuting grading.
G. Potatoes in rotation.
At the meeting of thu Weston Com
mercial club Monday evening Presi
dent Culley was authorized to ap
point tiiitable committees to take
tare of the local end of the affair.
These will be announced later.
Lik-ii) Hunk Cuts a Melon
At the annual meeting of t'K-k-holders
of The Farmers Bank of Wes
ton the following directors were
G. W. Staggs, F. V. Watts, S. J.
Culley, J. II. Price, J. C. Price, Jos.
Wurzer-and K. M. Smith . Mr. Culley
succeeds R. Alexunder on the board.
The incumbent officers were uguin
elected, as follows:
J. H. Price, president; G. W.
Staggs, vice president; E. M. Smith,
cashier; C. L. Pinkerton, assistant
Stockholders were much gratified
over the prosperous condition in
which they found the bank. Divi
dend checks have been passed out
since the meeting, fit which there was
a very enjoyable financial melon cutting.
A real surprise. This is standard slock in a variety of color, in all
alxjut 100 boxes, to close out while they last at only 8c.
lieautiful, soft, daintv silks. Hundreds of yards, short lengths in many
patterns. We have gone throuirh the stock and selected all short end and
discontinued lines; placed'Oiem on sale tables at one-third less than former
This is absolutely true. We knew this months
ao and invested thousands of dollars in shoes that
we might protect our customers against decidedly
1 higher prices.
WOMEN'S SHOES $3.59
Good, serviceable shoes, many patent leather and
gun metal; odds and ends from an inventory, but
dandy values. While they last, only $3.59.
MEN'S SHOES $4-98
Some mighty good shoes for real service. You
will pay more for the same shoes elsewhere. A
host of bargains selected from an inventory; while
they last, $4.98.
are the dates of the Grain and Potato School
at Memorial Hall, Weston. Be there.
We find a number of items short ends, broken and discontinued lines
we must close out to make room for sprinjf stock. All over this store arc
bargain tables loaded with Roods rmfrked at very attractive price;
money savers for the thrifty who take advantage of them.
Popcorn that pops'; maple syrup for your hot
cakes; coffee of real merit and ''the flavor thatde- :
lights." PREFERRED STOCK canned goods.