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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 6, 1920)
WATER STREET SELECTED
Aceordiiij to the Oregon Jour- fcj
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nal, tue uaior butvi rvvu
through Weston has boon duaitf-,
nnted for the state highway.
situation is improving in this county
and thtit people biv merely dying of
Frank S. Myers ly m mean want
ed to give " fx-" IP - thia in
stance the postmastership.
Tho liiw'i "st 'f harness is some
time a siniiUnut factor in increas
ed household expenditure.
n u o i
c a. n. s
The Highest Prices Ever Known
Thai's What You'll Get from "SIIUBERT"
WK WANT 'EM NOW-ANO WILL PAY THE PRICE TO GET 'EM
I Hot frr b4 bd.0fl ta 25.00 1 !lo0 tJ IS W I liOO ta 14.00 1 12.00 ta 9.00 IllOO It 7.00
ommln p.00 ta 18.00 1 1100 ta 14.00 1 13.00 to 11. PC 1 10.00 te 8-fW 10 00 ta 500
rspTmS J S-OOtS 7.001 6i0ta SiOl 5.00IO 3JS ISO to 2.751 JJWta 2.MI
Winter t fcS9to S-501 S.00 ta i00lS0t8 2.7S ISOto 1.751 2.S0t8 1i0
M I M IC
Fine Dark 2400 to 25.00 1 20.00 ts 16.00 15.00 to 1100 1 10.W ta liO 10.00 to 6.00
Usual Color 20.00 to 16.00 15.00 to 12.00 MOO to 8.53 o00t3 ISO S.OOts 5.00
Coast 1100 ta 1200 1 11M to 9.00 1 8.00 to 7.00 1 6.00 to 5.00 1 6 00 to 4.00
These extremely high prices for Oregon Furs are based on the well
known "SHUBERT" liberal grading and are quoted for immediate ship
ment. No. 3, No. 4 and otherwise inferior skins at lushest market
value. Ship your Furs now when we want 'em. You'll get "more
money" and get it "quicker" too.
"SHUBERT RETURNS WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY
SHIP TODAY-AND KEEP 'EM COMING FAST
SHIf All VOUR FURS DIRECT TO
'A. a. S HUBERTS
THE LAR6 EST HOUSE IN THEWRlO DEMMG EXCLUSIVELY Iti
AMERICAN RAW FURS
25-27 W.Austin Ave. DeptWOcClncago. V.SJa
If a ntnti will fowl himself a I'1
tie while, other people arv apt to
think more if him.
At tho present rate of exchange, it
is hardly worth while for a German'
to mnke his mark.
As to the Mexican situation, we are
nevertheless Kl.nl that Cartanxa has
it. ami not uk.
CLARK WOOD, rubli.hjr
MRS. H. GOODWIN, Assistant Editor
Sl.-icih in Advance
The Year W
Six Months I W
Three Months 0 &"
nUDAT, FEB. 6, - - - 1910
Enttr.d it Ihc postolfict at Weiton. Oregon
oiccond-clio mail mailer.
why Mr. Benson should class Los An4
ireh-s with "heaven on hih," we read
further to find that he refers to linrd coailty juuw.
surfaced roads aim ine oinnipneni.
It has Imh'H oWrAeil that the world
never et iiihIuvoI deaf and duinli
KK.ritK.SKNTATION IS WVMK1).
The name of M. Hichards for
county judK has been brouKht before
the iwople of this section of Umatilla
county by republican friends of Mr.
Kichards, and it is understood that
an active cninpaiKH in his behalf will
be made in bringing his name before
tho primaries. With the understand
ing that Judge Marsh will not be a
candidate for e-etoction, thus far the
democrats have brought forward no
prospective candidate. The only oth
er candidate mentioned as yet is a
lawyer residing at Pilot Kock who
is a republican. The eastern
part of Umatilla county lias been
without representation in the county
court since Uockbum retired as con
missioncr; and jn view of the fact
that the taxable wealth of tlio county
is largely centered in this section, it
'proper recognition in this respect is
regarded as imiHTiitive. I'olitics
should wl and dues not cut' r mater
ially into the selection of candidates
fur this oilier. Hviines3 sagacity and
stamina to lop off-umicvcssacy ep'ti
dituies are the main requisites that
should be considered as tualilications
of the man who holds this rcKitonwi
ble position. Kecogni.ing these qual
ifications in Mr. Richards, the Tress
would be pleased to see him tlecleil
Your car represents a large investment. More
than that, vou are fond of the ear you own and
drive. When something goes wrong, is it not the
part of wisdom to take your car where you are cer
tain to secure the services of an experienced and
competent mechanic one who knows what the
trouble is and how to remedy it? We believe we
can suit you in this particular. We specialize m
and will be glad of your orders, at any time. Our
work is done promptly. We guarantee satisraccion.
We handle the celebrat
ed GOODYEAR Cord
and Fabric Tires. It is
enough to say that more
Goodyear Tires are used
than any other make.
liberty Mo Co.
The Russian girl executioner pic
tured in the Oregonian, who has slain
with her own hands -100 oTicers cap
tured by the bolsheviki, indeed looks
? "MPD THF Hill" 2
OVER THE HILL'
Miss Gladys Smith, bookkeeper for wjtn f,y; nn, flu l.ugs.
Watts & Rogers, was detained at her
home in Weston a couple of days this
ozone. Well, we would advise Jinks
t. remain where he is for a while
Linger, for the only ozone one
breathes here at present is tinctured
Regular, per inch per insertion loc our advantage.
Transient, per inch for insertion 20c .
T.ot nr linn nor insertion. lUc California so loves its native
Marconi claims that we will soon be week on account of illness,
hearing from Mars, and as this mun- J()t) r uzolli a pineer French resi
dane sphere has had enough of grief, (lpnt (1j tne Athi-tm neighborhood
we trust it will be of something to Wednesday at the county hospi
tal and will bo buried here tomorrow.
js said to he ample material from
which t select the players this year,
and roiiiM(Ucntly expectations niv of
a rosy hue.
Mrs. I-Mna Hell was lu re this week
from .Spokane visiting her mother.
Mrs. Mel'herrin. She was cn route
to San Francisco, where she will lie
married February l"i to Mr. W. D.
Casi.wi-11 of the Chester & Weaver
.jitmolii!Co, of that city.
THANKS, GENTLE READER.
A correspondent signing himself
chides this paper as
the doughty Hi Johnson, that, we are
willing all his political activities
should be confined to within its own
Some dog noiiioner is doing Ins
Government is declared to have
If permitted to do so, the writer pai, four times its value for a nitrate
would suggest that your editor mH;ht piant at Toledo, Ohio the nitrate in
look a little deeper into his source cf this instance being evidently execs
statistical mis-information and learn siVe.
that instead of rive Sundays occur
wit'i the flu. Miss Ellen
has been seriously ill.
l'eter Mclntyre, who in summer
farms in Alberta and spends the
There may be nothing rotten in winter months iii "the states," is vis
Denmark, but there's likely to be in jting relatives in this section. lie-
Mr. and Mrs. G'.'C. Chm- of Wal
lula were visitors at the home of Rev-
ring in February once in a century,
the uhenoucnon occurs about threi
times in a century. In the past, fo.- Holland if she doesn't part with that was in town Monday.
instance, there were five Sunday; decaying Hohenzollcrn.
in February of' 1784, 182-1, 1B52,
1880, and in the twentieth century What it seems to amount to is that
the same will occur in 1920, 1948, Uncle Sam will sulk on the bench if
and 1976." he can't make his own playing rules
Thanks; thanks, very much. It is in the league of nations.
worth making such an error and to
stand corrected in order to be sure
that somebody reads the editorial
At least two whole families were
stricken with the flu in Athena dur
inor the paut week. The members of
Fred Gross' familv wen? all ill at
one time. They had the attendance
of Mrs. John Stanton in the capacity
of nurse. Mr. and Mrs. Chance Rog
ers returned home from Portland to
despicable work in and around Ath- tw ()f t!n-ir children in lied with
ena. Among the victims i Homer t(,e flu Later the other two child
Watts' locally celebrated fox terrier, ,.,. took it and then Mrs. Rogers and
"Sporty." Mrs. Ucnimr, housekeeper, were af-
Mombcrs of the Sam I'ambrun dieted. 'Mrs. Robert I'roudlit and ilitional uuantity is held in pits on
family, Mr. I'ambrun included, have daughter Mary are also patients at farms. No boarding was discovered
been confined to their home this week the Rogers home. At last reports in Spokane or Seattle.
I'ambrun Hob was on deck at the store ami
Chance was keening the home fires
burning. (Later. Chance has let
the (ire jro out.)
Lefore leuving the I'oillund hard
waremen's convention for Seattle,
Chance. Rogers stepped into a barber
s hop for a shave, and another patron
Agents of the United States de
partment of Justice stale that six
thousand tmis of ilutocs are being
hoarded bv ('rowers in warehouses at
Vukima and that n considerable nil-
The possibilities of hog raising as
a side line of general farming have
been demonstrated by George Dough
erty, who lives near Moscow, Idaho.
He realized ri04 from 17 head, or al
most $:J0 each. The animals were tin-
Dry Meacham WOOD
Your orders solicited, and
will he promptly filled at
right price. Phone 272 or 93.
WESTON TRANSFER CO.
GILBEHT G. ULLIS, Mgr.
k-r six months, and were finished or.
stepped out of the barber rfllop with homo grown eorn and tankage.
G. Kopriva. Mrs. Chase favored the Chance a coat, mlHlalung it for his
congregation of the Methodist chur.li own. Checks and papers fortunately
with a few selections, which were afforded identification of ownership,
Dr. anil Mrs. Sharp received won
The clothiers say they are
profiteering and so say they
Diogenes would need more
Saturday. February 7. is the 108th
anniverary of the birth of Charles Sunday from -Seattle announcing tho
Dickens, the celebrated English de- critical illn-jss of their daughter Car
lineator of character. rie as the result of pneumonia. Mrs.
Sharp took the evening train for be
lantern to find a profiteer in this de
voted land; but the income tax man
Ash Wednesday, the first day of ". anl duri"K the, iu Dart of thu
than a Lent, comes this year on February we- V'c " ,
Sunday arrives the 4th r-"".. y vt-. ,,....
Yveuncsnay inai ine paueiiv was iaie
ing, and Dr. Sharp left for Seattle.
pnd the coats will reach their right
ful owners within course of time.
Trajan Tucker was down from his
mountain ranch Wednesday and ex
pressed disapproval of our weather
conditions here in the "valley." He
snys bright, sunshiny days are in or
der in the upland section, and that
fanners have nuide satisfactory head
way in plowing and other farm work.
The soil un there is in prime condi-
Thoiiiart Peiiton Wells, a prominent
Umatilla county pioneer and past
grand master of the Odd Fellows, t
which order he had belonged since
In?), passed away Sunday night at
his home in Pendleton after a long
illness, lie was 70 years old.
j Surely Suitable
It occurs to us that we ought to Last evening word was received that i,r plowing.
Of all the damp dampness that has
prevailed in Eastern Oregon for
many seasons, the month of January
is entitled to the plum. 01' Sol must
have sought seclusion in subterran
make our remaining bolsheviki bathe Miss
or else give to Russia our laat red cry.
Sharp has a chance for recov-
At the time of going to press the
llu epidemic in arid around Athena is
repfining many people to their homes
with no fatalities reported. In
Keginiiing with February 1, water
rates in Athena will be advanced ma
terially to meet increased cost of
maintenance of the water system. On
thnt date the water rates to dwellings
were advanced Til) percent on the pi'e-
and on service to busi-
"Nothing makes the republicans
madder than to have the president
change his mind except to have him
refuse to change his mind," is the
way it looks to the Greenboro News.
The total number of books on the
shelves of the State University li
brary has reached 92,142." It is ex
pected that the 100,000 mark will be
attained by the ynd of 1920.
"Portland to Los Angeles on high,"
savs S. Benson this according 10 an
Whiskey is good for the "flu" but
not for the patient, unless he wants
to be leaving this vale of tears.
A quaint philosopher remarks that
to keep one's mouth shut is the best
play a man can know, nine cases out inuUnees whole families aro af- vioua rale;
dieted with the disease, but with few " houses, livery stables,. garages,
exceptions all cases are in a mild ole., the advance w CO percent uu.l
form. The school board met at the upward.
school house Monday forenoon and Owing n health conditions, there
.let i(!cl to keen the school onen un- will be no shows at the Standard
less the epidemic causes increased Theatre until further notice. The big
A hungry man requires something Hb.i(,I1(.n on thl! (,art pupils, picture, "The Miracle Man," which
more than fragile china and spotless Cnurt..Wf iHiKva al other public was to havca-cn screened Saturday
linen to satisfy his appetite. rjiectings also continue. and Sunday, has been postponed un-
.. iTTZ A frionil who recently returned l' a later date, when all will have an
Put how co.uld the g. o. n. present A Jritno wno recently murniu ., , . tt
any concrete proposition'to the vol- trrnn California advim-s.the reporter "M-rtun ty to see t.
crs on a Wood platform. tmt Ji'IK Dudley was becoming a Much Is expected 111 school slhli
little restless at the monotony of ( circles from the baseball team
Let us get what comfort we may California sunshine, and had devel- which Athena' High will have in the
Curious to know from the reiwrts that the influenza oped a hankering for Eastern uregon conierenre games mis yenr. - mere
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WESTON BATHS, BARBER
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R. L. Reynaud
OK ALL KINDS J
II HIGHEST CASH '
: PRICES PAD)
HIDES. PELTS, &c.
HASS & SAUER
Phone your dray orders, '
i 93, or call at store. t
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