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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (March 26, 1920)
OUR SALE DAY IS EVERY DAY
(Special Here and There)
Try us on Tillage Tools, Ganjr Plows,
Wagons, Drills, Soil Packers, etc.
Washing Machines, Sewing Machines,
Fishing Tackle and Prett) Posy
No. 1 Alfalfa Seed, 45c lb.
One week from next Saturday will be
Aluminum Ware Day
WATCH THE WINDOWS
WATTS & ROGERS
Honored Pioneer Woman Called
After an illnes of several weeks,
Mrs. Rose Ann Stafford-Price, a well
known and highly esteemed pioneer
lady, died yesterday morning at the
home of her grandson, Marwn Han
sell. Mrs. Price was born in Ohio Febru
ary 23, 1842, and came to Oregon
with her father, Calvin Pell, in 1852,
locating in the Willamette valley.
She was married in 1859 to A. M.
Stafford, who died in 1900. In 1917
she was married to A. R. Price of
Pullman, Wash. Mr. Price died in
September, 1918, as the result of be
ing injured in an automobile acci
dent, and since then the deceased
had made her home in Halsey, Oreg.
Mrs. Price made her home at Ath
ena from 1874 to 1891, when with her
husband and family she moved to
She is survived by a brother", John
Pell of Stites, Idaho; two daughters.
Mrs. C. D. Linn of Long Beach, Cal.,
and Mrs. J. II- Henderson of South
Bend, Wash.; two sons, Guy C. Staf
ford of Ralston, Wash., and Clive
Stafford of Halsey, Or.; also seven
grand children and thirteen great
The remains were shipped to Hal
sey, where tho funeral will be held
If you want to buy a wheat ranch,
write M. Fitxmauricc, Condon, Ore
gon, for his list Prices from $25
to $65 an acre.
Red chaff seed wheat for sale,
ply to Frank Price or C. F.
Wall telephone for sale. Inquire
at this office.
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A FRANK RKIM.Y.
Roscnbaum Review is a bright and
brceiy Chicago publication devoted
to the grain trade. Its editor is a
close student of market and crop con
ditions and is regarded in some quar
ters as an authority. A leading
wheat grower in this part of Uma
tilla county wrote him recently for
his view as to government price
guarantee of the 1920 crop. We ap
pend part of his published reply,
which is interesting whether or not
the reader agrees with his conclu-
"I have been opposed to the gov
ernment control of tho grain business
during the war. I do not believe
that tho grain corporation has done
one solitary thing during the war
that the grain men and tho millers
could not have done better and at in
finitely smaller cost in the long run.
"When this whole thing is finished;
when the grain corporation closes up
shop and we got back to the natural,
normal, independent method of
handling business, I do not believe it
will be found that anything was
saved. I do not believe that anyone
can calculate what has been lost.
"What's gone is gone, and there's
no use to cry about it. Tho war was
ended satisfactorily so far as a vic
tory on the field of battle was con
cerned and that was the all-important
thing. We can let the dead past
bury its dead, but as to continuing
the funeral, it is unthinkable. I sim
ply cannot imagine that any sane set
of men, who have the most academic
knowledge of commerce, would ever
wish to continue government control
Ily of Oivgon in this vicinity have
Jvinl received a booklet explaining the
crisis at those Institutions. The
booklet shows that the number of
students at the agricultural collar
has Increased MM percent and at the
university t2 percent In seven yoami
but that the income from the state
has increased less than four percent.
In addition, tho buying power of the
Imonie has declined steadily since
ItM.I. As a result, tho three institu
tions are trying to train two and one
halt times as many students on the
equivalent of loss than one-hslf the
income, and cannot "make ends
moot." These are oiii of the reas
ons for the higher educational re
lief bill that is to came before the
people on May St.
We are satisfied that there is nn
democrat, man or woman, in this en
tire neighborhood why wouldn't like
to have Will M. Peterson realii his
wi th to attend the San Francisco
convention as a delegate from this
district. But it isn't sufficient to
merely wish him well that sort of
negative support will not get him
anywhere. He needs tho votes of all
his democratic friends, and if they
are his friends they should take care
to be at the primaries. It Is in fact
the duty of voters of all parties to
register if they have not already
done so, and to attend tho primaries.
There are important measures to be
decided, as well as candidates to se
lect. To "Ut George do it" is to be
unfaithful to the obligution which
Oregon lays upon her citixens.
"labor has no weapon but tho
truth," says Gompers which re
calls the age-old query voiced by
Pilate: "What is truth?" When
labor's truth looks to capital like
falsehood, then labor must perforce
remember another weapon, the strike.
Wo fear that labor and capital neer
will be friendly bedfellows until that
bright millcnium comes when the lion
and the lamb will likewise lie down
Senator Poindoxter not only op
poses the league of nations, but also
all traffic with Europe. Wo assume
that if the Senator were Robinson
Crusoe he youldn't even want a
Former students of the Oregon
Agricultural College and the Univcrs-
The esteemed Hoc Hon arises to
chortle thusly: "A former editor of
the East Oregon ian has written a
book for which he can get fSOOO for
the movie rights. The Athena Press
and the Weston leader will please
take notice." We do, brother. We
likewise take notice that he's a
former editor" of the East Ore.
gonlan. Nobody on that Job at
present is breaking into the "g If tod
The esteemed Oregonlaii prints a
front page yarn to the effect that a
IWihI man owns a hen that not
only liiys an egg on his bed in the
morning, but wakes him up In time
to consume it for breakfast. Eggs
traordlnary, perhaps. Hut we would
be inclined to sit up ami lake great
or notice if lie hud a rooster that
Inid an egg on his bed in the morn
ing. u m J - - a
The University of Oregon and the
Oregon Agricultural College will be
compelled to close their doors to at
least one thousand students, ami
perhaps to twice that number, unless
relief Is voted at the May election.
Iloth imditutions aw in great need of
classrooms and laboratories.
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A talkable person, according to
Dr. Van Dyke, is one whose nature
ami disM.sition Invite the easy inter
change of thoughts and feelings;
one in whoso company it is a pleasure
to talk or be talked to.
Prayer was offered In alt the
churches of Crysflcld, Maryland,
against certain proposed legislation.
If this sort of shecme would work, it
would certainly stimulate prayer in
Young men wearing muffs are seen
on the board walk at Atlantic City
which is enough to make the bored
walk right away from there.
Senator Capper of Kansas says the
farmer is "everybody's goat." How
ever, it Isn't tlrf farmer himself
around hero that makes the butter.
While a gem of different sort. Cot
tage Grove's Opal Is getting more
publicity than tho celebrated Koh-i-noor.
Germany is apparently on its way
to where it shouldn't bo going.
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Senator Newberry of Michigan ap
pears to have sark-riflced himself on
the altar of ambition.
world's trouble when we hear tha
crack of the bat.
Tha news from Europe recalls that
careworn wheesci "Cheer upl Tho
worst is yet to coma."
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If this were a birdloss world It
would certainly not be bugles
The March wind Is chief factor In
nature housa-cleanlng method.
GREAT SELLING EVENT
DRAWS MANY PEOPLE
The greatest telling event ever
known In Weston is In active prog
ress at th store of tha Weston Mer
canllle Co.. which is dally thronged
with eager buyers. Never wer there
such crowds, never such bargains,
never uch elllng. Diverting novel
tie are Introduced by th Gregson
Kales Co. of Spokane, which is eon
ducting the event. Thursday mom
ing prises of f25 were given out to
the lucky ones, Mrs. N. Loveridg re
ceiving $15 and Mrs. D. L. Camblin
$10. Th same evening th success
ful guesser as to Mr. Gregson'
weight, Mis I-ouUe Rintoul and Mr.
Marvin Adklns, divided $10 between
them. Each hit It right at 177
pounds. A "turkey chase" is an
nounced for tomorrow at 0 a. m.
We can at least have an American
Legion league In this neck o' the
wood and try to forget the poor old
Dr. Watts' Borne For Sale
Best arranged house and best loca
tion In Weston; t 1-2 lots; splendid
gsrtden soil; young fruit trees; coiy
library building; wood shed, barn,
tool house, hen house and yard. Big
walnut and maple trees; hous and li
brary buildings on cement and brick
foundations; brick cellar. All for
$3200. You ranont build th hous
alone for that money. Gt busy.
Th best horn bargain in Weston.
Pr. Watts' place for $3200.
Where can you match It! A choic
home, facing the east, on west side
State Highway. Big walnut and ma
ple tree. Th Watts bom for
Friday, Saturday and Sunday of
next week, April 2, 3 and 4, Mrs. N.
Loveridge will have for sale Easter
lilies and other attractive potted
j.lant from Parr's Grenhouse, at the
Arthur Ross furniture store. Se
Mr. Loveridg before purchasing
flower for Easter gift.
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WE NEVER HOLD SALES BUT ALWAYS MARK OUR MERCHANDISE RIGHT - THAT MEANS AT
THE LOWEST PRICE P0SSIBLE--AND OUR MANY CUSTOMERS KEEP OUR STOCK MOVING.
Men's Suits, new models and new patterns
$24.75 to $42.50
Boys' New Suits $4.98 to $17.50
We can always save you money on clothing.
Our men's dress hats are made by one of the largest
hat factories in America under our brand. They
cannot be equalled anywhere for the price $4.50
Dakota Hats $4.98 to $7.50
This department is now well represented for your
Ladies' Vests 15c 25c
Ladies' Unions .. 49c 69c
Misses' Unions. . 49c
Boys' Unions 45c to 89c
Men's Unions 98c to $1.69
Ginghams. 23c 29c 37 l-2c
Percale, 36 inch, best quality 37 l-2c
Bleached 36-inch Muslin 27 l-2c
READY TO WEAR
Our business in ready-made garments is heavier ev
ery year because our satisfied customers "Come
Ladies' Spring Coats in tans and blue. Also
many other shades. $19.75 to $49.00
The finest and biggest stock of ladies' silk and woo'l
dresses ever shown in Athena $12.50 to $45.00.
The most beautiful creations in Georgette Waists
and Blouses you ever saw Blue Dawn, Turquoise,
Peach, Bisque and all popular colors $6.50 to $13.90
Visit our large millinery department. Large show
ing of black Hats $4.98 to $11.90.
Oil Cloth, all colors. ..... .v. . . .... ... .45c
Sewing Thread, all sizes...'. ' 5c
White Laundry Soap 4c 25c
White Toilet Soap 4c 25c
No. 1 Brooms 98c
Granite Ware only ..69c
Shoe Laces 5c
Coate's Crochet Thread ; ,12c
Hind's Honey and Almond Cream 45c
Paris Garters 29c 39c
Men's Work Socks . 20c
Men's Dress Socks 20c 49c 98c
Play Suits, blue and khaki $1.19 $1.23
Ladies' Oxfords (small size) 98c
Shoes, Shoes, Shoes all kinds.
Boys' Shirts 79c 98c
Boys' Overalls $1.25 $1.49
Men's Khaki Pants... $2.98
Men's Work Shoes . $3.25 to $8.50
Men's Uncle Sam Blue shirts $1.25
Men's 220 Blue Overalls S2.25
Men's 220 Blue Jumpers $2.25
One Hundred New Stores
This year we have 297 Busy Stores and the J. C. Penney Company buying power is enormous. We save
immense discounts and this goes into our customer's pocket, This is why we are so prosperous.
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