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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (March 26, 1920)
NUMBErt 4.1 1
MARCH 20, Ifflt
TO BE HELD IN APRIL
to Send Big "Team"
TO SHOW RHULTS Of SURVEY!
All Ll rttnt Church Co opef
atlnf In Mevmnt Will
Karly In April th Interrharrh Wotld
Movement will hold It conference In
thl county. ftepreeentatlve ara now
being selected by tha local Proteatanl
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Churches of denominations sseoclitH
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wun in moTeineni, aiiu num ciare inn una, voufi ii ui"h
report tha attendance at th confer tinntlly fortunate, a tha stereopllcon
lie will number well Into lli-i hun iliaVa and other apparatu ud In th
drede. In addition to th repreeenta- Htate Pastors' Conference In Oregon
tlve nlcted by Ilia churches. Majhive been left for tie In lb rnunty
conference will be open to all rhurrb conference. Tb slide In particular
member and friendly cltlsen wba r said to be exceptionally Interret-
with to attend. big. covering very completely tb r-
Tb Kirilnt plae probably will be (un of th world wide survey mad
(he county eett. and tb attendance
will be composed of th membership
ot th Protectant cburchea of th
Tb conference will laat on day
only. During that day will be present
d th whole Droaram of the Inter
church World Movement for promoting
eo-oneretlon In tnlialonary and general
church activities among th t'roteitant
church. Tim will lo b given to
discussion of tb local problem re
vealed by th Interchurch Movement'
urvey of rellgloua condition through
out th United State.
Tbla county conference will b juit
on of lb lOOO odd to be held through
out th United State on approximate
ly th aain date.
Ma aMdaatannlna ef Problem.
It will b. It I aald, a very eseep-
tlonal county that doe not hoar aom
mor or lea unpIetabl trutha con-
earning unchurched areaa. or waeteful
comoeimon. or uuuorvaiu aiiu u-
ant preacher. Not many countlea.
It la atated, ar abl to how an ave
ag Qilnlatarlal aalary higher than th
avarag for tb whom tnmca maie,
which la 1917. white barly on third
oi am eniirv -fvw"Hfc "F"'"-"" v"
in i; alien oiaiee, owiuiim i
mat mad by tb Interchurch urvy,
baa an opportunity for regular church
Bealde a full consideration of local
problem, tb program at tho county
conference will prenent tho outntand
Ing rulta of th world wide aurvey of
religion, aoclal and economic condi
tion mad by th Interchurch Move
ment, th material for which ha been
lathered from every
corner of th
earth. Special emphaala will alao bo
laid on th place of prayer In Chrletlan
Ufa, the Importance of aailating young
people In the right choice of their life
work and th duty of laying aalde a
definite proportion of Income for re-
lleloui Durnoena. Lantern alttlea will
i.. .....i in iiin.iraia iha vartoua
The conference will be managed by
local committee, and the various top-
lea under dUcuaalon will be handled by
a team of from five "
women, recognlxed aa church leader
In the county or atate. Title team. In
addition to the local meeting, will be
reponlble for conducting the confor-
encea In aeven other countlea.
. Big Eduoatlonal Campaign Prepared,
Thl terloa of conference ropre-
aenta only an Intermediate taso In a
great campaign of lntonlva education
In practical Chrlatlanl.y preparatory to
the united appeal for missionary funds
and worker, which will be held by th.
Protestant dsnomlnatlona cooperating
to th Interchurch Movement between
J. F. SNIDER
GENERAL OARAGE WORK
Good Mechanics-Good Equipment
. edit Work Guaranteed
AJAXand DIMilORD TIRES
at the right prices Auto Supplies
CENERHL BLHCKSmiTHINC at Snider Shop
A "rfl 16 and May I. 'IB members oi
t in i - i that will addrs tho county
c.it. :"iii' vera themaelveo trained
ni-(il. n In lit vtrlou
lb Movement at pl
of nate end bailor' conferences. Him-
llsrly. IboM who attend tho county
conference will In turn form "fee-
UHJr lor interpramia ini innitaaKv in
th Intorrhurcb Movement to their lo
ot I cburobe.
Thui It I lpctd that be for April
tndh Ideal ot church co-operation ad
vocated by III Intorrhurcb World
Movement, In plsro of rhurcfi com
petition, and III program of evangel
liatton that go with It. will to fa
miliar to every on of tha fifty million
I'rnteeiaul l th l'ultd Htsl.
EXTENSIVE SLIDE EQUIPMENT
TO BE USED IN CONFERENCE
lniort-htin-li World officer having In
.l..r.. Ik. .nl.Hi vlilrh will ha
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hold In llili county early In April d-
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by Ilia Interchurch World Movement.
a well aa Illustrating condition
throuibout tb United State.
glide to lllustrsto hymn whlrb
were use-d In tha State Pators' Con
ferenro by tha New York "team" atio
have been left for use of the rounty
eoitterenc. All In all. It la said that
tha equipment afforded for tlila ruunty
will equal that uaed at any -f the
tat conference. An csp rlcneed
operator with hlghgrade lant ru equip
ment will accompany the team
"OVER THE HILL J
Minx Vcrtilta Watt will arrive
home next week from Portland for
th Easter vacation,
San n-Worth will move thi week
wit( bu famlw t Qlho Ileder
farm near Walla Walla where he will
Mr. Charlca Gorkinjr each morning
brinira an atito loud of kiddies to the
Athena achool from the neighborhood
WCl 01 vOwn
Alex Milntvre ia nlanultifc to bcein
the erection of fine modern home on
hi loU on Third and Current atrecta
In the near future.
Cross aection water pipe to connect
the Main atrevt biiflineaa houttea were
laid thin week, in preparation for
Mil. Samuel Pambrun went over to
Walla Walla Friday to aec her dnuRh-
torn, who are attending achool thtHfe.
Miaa Anftie haa been ill, but ia bet
ter at present.
The Civic club ia planning to give
a pantry ale in a Main afreet buiKl
inir In tho near future for tho benefit
of th club fund. Tho dato will be
announced next week.
Mr ,Iuj Samuel Ha worth will
))invc iwjn t(J sgnln live on tne!r farm
mjr .pokanUi They recently made
, trip to their ranch nd dwided to
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realde there in fuWre.
A number of farmer are through
rcaocdinir wheat, while othera are g-et-
ting ready to reaced. The rain and
wanner weather has ahown up tho
flclds that needed to bo reaeeded.
Xuoudoy evening tho combined
h f th Bal)tigt aml Methodist
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where they attended tho revival
meetings In progress at the Preaby-
INTERCHURCH WORLD MOVEMENT DIRECTOR
FOR SIMULTANEOUS FINANCIAL CAMPAIGN
Nineteen Protestant Churches of Oregon Are Associated in the
Project, Which Has a 1920 Campaign Budget
, of $336,772,572,
LYMAN L. PIERCE
Director General of th United Slmultaneoua Financial Campaign of tha Inter
church World Movement.
President S. B. L Penrose of Whit
man college was a guest while in the
city at the home of Mr. and Mra. B,
B. Richards, being entertained over
niKht Friday, whin he guve a lecture
for the Parent-Tcnehere' association.
Kev. Burton end Mihs Hazel Burton
were guests also at dinner Friday
evening of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Rich
ards. Mrs. Sanford Stone, teacher of the
Lamar district school north of Athena
t being talked of as being the logical
.candidate for county school superin
tendent on tho republican ticket nt
the primary election, May 21. It is
understood that Mrs. Stone has prac
tically consented to become the re
publican candidate for that office.
Miss Faye Zorba, a young lady
well known in Athena, and Mr. Lo
ren Clark of Helix, were united in
marriage at Pendleton Monday in the
presence of relatives. The bride is
a duughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Zerba, ajid was a pupil of the Athe
na achool. Tho young couple will re
aide near Helix.
James Henderson, after spending a
few weeks with friends in Umatilla
county, returned this week to his
homo in Albertu. Reports sent him
from there, indicated favorable pros
pects for a godd crop this season.
An abundance of winter moisture is
the principal crop asset of the North
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Raymond, who
have been visiting at the home of
Mrs Raymond's mother, Mrs. Mary
Parker, have gone to Seattle, where
they will stay for awhile. The Ray
mond farm ha8 been leased, and they
contemplate going to Modford to
make their home in the future.
William Shrimpf this week pur
chased the D. II. Mnasfield residence,
comer of Fourth and Jefferson. Mr.
and Mrs. Shrimpf, who arc among
Athena's oldest and most respected
residents, will makes it their home,
whilo Mrr Mansfield will purchase
property in Walla Walla.
Sheard Bros.,' who held a public
sale last week and disposed of most
of their horses, have purchased a 55
Holt -caterpillar tractor from Sturg
is & Storie of Pendleton. The tractor
has been delivered and ia now being
used on the ranch north of Athena.
Rev. B. B. Burton was in Pefldle
ton Monday night and served as one
of the judges in the debating contest
between Tendleton and Condon, In
which the former came out winner.
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A pleasant dancing party at the C.
L. Woodward home west of town
Saturday evening was enjoyed by
about thirty neighbors and friends.
Victrola music served the dancers
and a- buffet supper gave delightful
informality to the occasion.
Mr. Farris, chief of construction on
tho State highway, with Mrs. Farris,
has returned from Portland. They
have taken ytho cottage of Mrs. Lula
Read on Adams street for the sum
mer. Siwir stocks sre going up, but not
on consumers' shelve.
If years go by contraries 1930 ought
to bring ninny blessings.
Liberty bonds will not bite the pos
sessor. Wild-cat securities do.
For a troubled conscience try shov
eling the snow off your sidewalk.
A lump ot conl for a lump of sugar
may prove about an even trade.
Talking about the coal situation also
helps to keep many of us warm.
If your sweetheart turns low the
llslit, cheer up I She's but conserving
The coal situation continues to stim
ulate production In typewriter sup
plies. Liberty bonds are best In the long
ran even If the government Is retiring
"Operators Can Not Raise Price of
Coal," and neither can a lot of the con
amuers. The Inst glimmering ruy of hope Is
gone. The kick Is to bo taken out of
When mothers demand an eight-hour
vlay then the world may ns well give
bp the ghost.
Sales of jewelry have doubled In
Paris, and this with no rush of Amer
ican tourists. - ' 1
The coal shortage has crowded the
sugar shortage Into the background of
"Nothing to arbitrate" Is a form of
words that should be relegated to some
"No Conl, Pnrl Stops Dancing." ca
ble news heading. Over here the dance
Ia Just lirglnuing.
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SNAILS RETURNING TO PARIS
That I, They Ar Again to Be tervti
In Smart Restaurant of th
For the flrt time for yer th
Part restaurant are now sending
order to the snail farms In the prov
inces, as well a to Italy and Kwlts
erland. The snail are collected dur
ing June and July by women and
children, and must le aa tenderly
handled as egg, tor on no account
must the shell- be cracked. At the
farm they are placed one by one on
grass In fine wire enclosures, and are
fed on lettuce and ruhliuge. A lure
cabbage In au enclosure with two hun
dred wiull will disappear In an hour.
A. large buslnes I don In "runners"
(as the snails arc railed when they
run almut) all the year round to meet
tb" taste of less fastidious diners,
and the Inr cent gray-shelled snail
the best of the edible on en Is In dnn
ger of being exterminated by being
collected during the breeding senson.
"Runners" must not bo packed with
fresh gran or they will overeat them
selves, have Indigestion and so spoil
their ffnvor. There are peop'e who
collect the larger grny sheila to sell
to the smaller restautsjts that an
Inferior order of snail, or even the.
humble mussel, may be substituted.
The snail which Is to tempt the palate
of the epicure must not be eaten-before
the Inst week In September. The
snails are usually packed In flat boxe
or basket containing from 1,000
l,r00 each. Their storage Is not an
rasy matter, for they must be kept
at a carefully regulutcd temperature
for degree too much heat will !c
cefve them Into the belief that sprln:
has arrived, and they will wake and
tf WESTON SCHOOLS
A baseball game between Athena
Hi and Weston Hi is scedulcd for
next Monday afternoon on tha local
Among the upils who have return
ed to achool are Mildred Ross, Ger
aldine Ross, Eldred Price, Paul Hop
kins and Gwendolyn Compton. A
kick by a horse was the cause of
Wednesday the freshman room
had a 100 percent attendance for the
first time since the flu vacation.
The seniors are working on a play
called "Safey First" which will be
given April 9 at Memorial hall.
Superintendent Fitzpatrick will at
tend the spring meeting of the East
ern Oregon Association of Superin
tendents and Principals to be held in
La Grande tomorrow.
"Westonia" has been chosen as the
name of the school annual.
The eighth graders are practicing
pole vaulting and track racing.
Cold, raw weather this week, with
light snowfalls, followed the recent
Mrs. Hattie Wilsey is visiting with
friends in Walla Walla.
The Women's Missionary society
will hold a praise service Friday af
ternoon, April 2, at the home of Mrs.
Frank Price. '
Mrs. E. M, Smith will entertain at
chr home the members of. the Satur
day Afternoon club at the meeting
sceduled for April 3.
Right here In the shortage, the an
nouncements of several of these enn
dldncles for the presidency look like a
total waste of white paper.
If Japan sends an army out Into
Siberia to battle with the bolshevlkl It
will probably take n plentiful supply
of Japanese boundary line along.
1 W&mf 1TQme.
Top prices paid for Did Metal,
Rags, Sacks, Hides, Wool, Etc.
About $7.00 for Old Iron
Water Street (second block north of Main)
WESTON - OREGON
IN NEEDOF RELIEF
Survey By Interchurch World
Movement Reveals Pul
11242 IS HIGH AVERAGE SALARY
Local County Conference In April Will
Show Neclty for Clinic and
Home for Aged and Infirm.
A largo portion of tho fund to bo
raised In the United Simultaneous
Campaign ot the Protestant denomina
tion! associated with the Intercburcb
World Movement will be ued fof
American Mlnlsterlsl support and re
lict It ia greatly needed, according
to leader of tbe Interchurch Move
ment, who early in April ar to bold
the conference In this county.
As a result of the campaign now
being made by the Interchurch World
Movement the combined Protestant
churches of America will provide many
more hospitals, clinics and home for
the aged and Infirm. An lntereattng
feature of these Protestant hospitals
will be free treatment for minister,
as recent surveys mad by the Inter
church organization have made tho
need for special dispensations very
The following startling facta wero
dlTulgel as to tbe average salarlea In
the various denominations. Starting
with the highest, the average for Epia-ccr-a!
ministors I J 1,242; the average
for Presbyterian (North), $1,177; for
the United Presbyterians, $1,09; for
the Reformed Church (Dutch), (1470;
for the Methodist Episcopal (North),
$1,176; Congregational, $1,042, and for
tbe Baptists (Northern), $950.
With government experts announc
ing that $1,500 Is tbe lowest salary
upon which a family can be decently
maintained and suggesting budgets tor
none lower, minister have a discour
aging outlook. Such thing as hospi
tal bill are almost Impossible to meet,
and yet every normal family has aom
Illness in its midst every year. Ac
cordingly the Interchurch Movement,
while on it way to obtain higher aver
ages In salarlea, will assist by provid
ing tree care in its Institutions.
PLANS MEDICAL AID FOR CHINA
In no part ot China la there med
ical force at all adequate to the needs
of the situation. In one province there
Is but ono doctor to five million ot
people, and missionaries living in lone
ly stations must travel many day to
procure medical help in caae of need.
The program ot the Interchurch
World Movement, based on a careful
survey, till include the strengthening
of present institutions and the opening
of a large number of hospitals in new
areas where they are most needed.
After making the good impression
that he did while over here It seems
too bad tbe prince of Wales bad to go
back and spoil It all by kissing the
If you would know how a real con
temptible quitter Is regarded, observe
bow the preacher looks at the man
who leaves the meeting house before
the hat Is passed round.
Statisticians report that there has
never been such a demand for luxuries
as now. This Is, perhaps, to be ex
plained on the ground that everything
Is o luxury nowadays.