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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (March 26, 1920)
Furniture That Satisfies
Ileal "quality" Furniture, the kind
that you are plad to own, the kind that
gives excellent Kcrvice that in the
kind you'll And at Davit Kaser Co.
The prices as well as the furniture are
ho attractive lhat it will save you both
time and money to mvke jour selec
tions nt this storethe place where
you get real values.
Easter Hridcs Appreciate
The Kind of Furniture Sold at This
TJhc Davis -Kaser Co.
Complete FurnlHhero of Homea, Offices, Schools
10-20 Alder St. (Odd Fellows Temple) Walla Walla.
BUTTER WRAPS at Leader Shop
One hundred 1 50
Each additional hundred 0 75
THE WESTON MILLS
. will ROLL, GRIND or CLEAN
your grain, and will give prompt atten
tion to orders for anything in its line.
and Poultry Food
Hay, Rolled Barley, n Oats, Wheat and
Millfeeds. Chicken Feeds, includ
ing Corn, Wheat, Scratch Food, Bone,
Shell, Grit, Meat Scraps and Fgg Mash.
Try a Sack of our Popular Graham.
J. A. LUMSDEN - - Proprietor
FOR COLORING OLD
AND NEW STRAW HATS
EASY TO APPLY
II. GOODWIN, Druggist
Preston-Shaffer Milling Co.
Athena, Oregon . Waitsburg, Wash.
Made of selected bluestem in one of the
best equipped mills in the Northwest.
Sold in Weston by
Weston Mercantile Company
Frank Orhm was up from Pnllo
Dr. N. P. Bcnnet, dentist. Phone
No. 8.1, Weston.
Tom Booher was business caller
In town Monday.
No. I alfalfa seed at 45 cent the
pound. WatU i Rogers.
Woman wanted for general house
work. R. G. Horn Ik rrn. Phona 11K12.
A Dokie ceremonial will Ihj helJ
at Walla Walla next Mondav avmlig.
R. K. York la now head mechanic
at th Weston garage, succeeding Mr.
J. A. Lumsdvn haa bought the resi
dence on tho McBride tract no-lb of
J. U Hodgson la 111 with pneu
monia at the home of Joe Hyatt near
Wo with to announce thit we I n'.
the agen-y for Fordson Tractor.
Liberty At.to Co.
C. W. Avery and family are occu
pying the Arthur Ross cottage on
South Water street.
S. A. Barnes It driving the latest
wrinkle in Ford cara, bought thia
week of the Liberty Auto Co.
Jotvph llodgaon and Jamea A.
King are among the jurymen sclcct
ed for tho April term of the circuit
Mr. II. N. Warren of Pendleton la
among the largo force of extra clerk
assisting at tho big Wcaton Mercan
tile Co. aale.
Captain Herman O'Harra of thia
city, formerly in active aervice, haa
received an appointment aa captain
in the reacrve corps.
Athcna-Wcston post, Amcr;cn le
gion, haa announced a aorial dance at
the legion hall in Wcaton for tomor
row (Saturday) evening.
Irvine Caplinger haa accepted a po
aition with the Collins mill at Pen
dleton and left the first of tho week
U take up hi new dutiea.
Mrs. Emma Barnctt ia remodeling
her property on Normal Heights.
Andy T. Barnctt is erecting a house
on tho lota just west of hia mother'a
Mr. and Mr. J. E." Stanfield left
Suntlay for Oregon City, where Mrs.
Stanflcld will be under the care of Dr.
Stewart. Mr. Stanfield will return in
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Reynaud and
Carl Brandt attended the concert and
danco at Pendleton, Tuesday evening,
given under the auspices of the Am
M. A. Baker reluctantly parted the
other clay with a finger end which
he sliced oft with a keen hatchet
that he was using for an entirely dif
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Olson have re
turned from their wedding trip to
Portland, and Mr. Olson has joined
the sales force at the Weston Mer
cantile Company's emporium.
Gilbert Coffin, son of F. II. Coffin,
a former Weston merchant, was here
Saturday lor a brief visit Gilbert is
now a federal bank examiner, with
headquarters in San Francisco.
A brilliant aurora borcalis came
in the northern heavens Monday eve
ning. At intervals streamers of light
shot upward almost to the tenith;
tho phenomenon was quite a spec
Dr. W. H. McKinney is confined to
his home with an attack of Binallpox
but it on the road to recovery. This
is the doctor's second experience with
this disease, which he had in college
20 years ago.
Mrs. J. E. McDaniel and Miis Fay
Warren motored over from Athena
Saturday to take a look at their re
spective door-yards and to poVj with
sticks such signs of spring as might
be peeping forth from the winter's
Tho city council of Weston con
templates bond issue of 15000 for
waterworks improvements, includ
ing renewals and repairs of the
mains. The ordinances will probably
be passed at the regular meeting
We buy, raise and sell fur-bcaring
rabbits, and other fur-bearing ani
mals. List what you have with us,
stating your lowest prices on larga
lot shipments. The Fur & Specialty
Farming Co., 515-617 N. P. Ave.,
Fargo, N. D.
Mrs. Amy Van Skiver who has been
ill for several weeks, Is at St An
thony's hospital in Pendleton receiv
ing medical attention. Her sister,
Mrs. J. M. Swaggart, who has been
attending her, returned this week to
Joe Hodgson has sold his resie'ence
property to Mr. and Mrs. Iven O'Har
ra and has rented a residence on south
Water street Mr. Hodgson lately
haa bought an alfalfa tract in the
Walla Walla valley which will be o::-
cupicd by Mr. and Mrs. E. G. OUen.
The library bent'.', given at Me
morial hall luat Friliv owning vas
both social and finneiil sucnu.
The net proceeds f f n tho sjpfw tit J
motion picture amVt 'It irii-t were
about H0 which will lei mM'.vii to
ward the maintcnawj f Hi; l'al li
brary. John Kuskin o.i'.-e x.iid, "If
the public libraries wen hnlf at cul
ly a public dinner or books coat the
tenth part of what brr lt' do, vcn
foolish men and worm-.i mn.1 some
time suspect that th r j Wis irwl in
reading." One of the haimf surptis
r of the evening wii t'.o e ifi from
Henry Schrocder of 10 volumea of
Victor Hugo' work, 110 volumea of
Kipling' tale and three volume of
Plato, all bound m tl.icr-(iini trr
leather.' Thcae book will 1)3 a li' h
addition to the library hc'vit. T'te
library board dciirea to est i l hearty
thanka to the public for th.nr ia't'T
ou aid and patronage.
In honor of her nlocc, Minn Attreaa
McCorkle, Mrs. Albert O'Harra waa
hoateaa for moat delightful party
at her country home, Friday evening.
Carda and dancing provided enter
tainment for the affair, and at a late
hour a deliciou collation wa served
by the hostess. The guest list includ
ed: Mia Hortenae Baker, Lola Key,
Vira Morriaon, Kva Lundell, Irene
Banister, Jennie Davis, Esther Davis,
Gertrude Van Winkle, Vida Greer,
Anna Lavender Lurlinc Brown, At
tress and Thelina McCorkle; Mcsxrs.
Dan McCloud and James Cole of Mil
ton, Jamea Simpaon, Will Van Win
kle, James Lieuallen, Robert Hodg
son, Carl Brandt Ray O'Harra, James
Smock, Louis Van . Winkle, Carl
Johnson and "Bud" Hall.
Swas-Tc-Ka Campfire vat er.ti.r
taincd by Misa Pearl Davis at her
home the afternoon of Ma.vH 2th.
All members but one ro-ioinJeu tj
roll-call. At this time each young
lady chose her Indian nuine. Home
craft honors were awarded to Bertha
Starmcr, Helen Raybrro, Vcmui I5ui
later, Pearl Davia, BU-ieho Tiiorotn,
Charlotte 1 1 ass and Aileen Eaglcton.
Miss Kathleen Pcdersen was received
into membership and ob; i i J a home
craft honor. A short program was
given after which light refreshments
were aerved by the hosa-i . Th.; ne ;t
meeting of the organization will be
held at the club rooir ii. :lio ?l"no
A very enjoyable students' recital
was given at the home of Mrs. Lillian
Fredericks, Sunday afternoon, March
14th. The young ladies participat
ing in the program were: Minnie
Chapin, Vclma Banister, Maxine Cul
ley, Jessie Davis, Elsie Brace, Irene
Anderson and Pauline Raybom. The
number, contributed by Miss Maxim
Culley a difficult Hayden sonata was
remarkably well rendered. Visito
present were: Mrs. Anna Andecon,
Mis Mlna Price and Miss Helen Ray-born.
IT AM J
Having secured the services of
a competent licensed embalm
er, Mr. Munsell of Milton, we
are prepared to take care of the needs of the
Weston community when death comes to the
home. We carry a well-selected stock of
caskets and mortuary goods.
A. M. ROSS
Dry Meacham WOOD
Your orders solicited, and
will be promptly filled at
right price. Phone 272 or 93.
WESTON TRANSFER CO.
GILBERT G. ELLIS, Mgr.
I CASH MARKET
I FRESH MEATS
OF ALL KINDS
HIDES. PELTS, &c.
HASS & SAUER
An absolutely safe invest
ment. If you have money to in
vest, buy Liberty Bonds from us.
If you sell Liberty Bonds, sell
W'e buy and sell Liberty Bonds.
Anv denomination $50 S10O
James L. Elam
Walla Walla - - Washington
WESTON BATHS. BARBER
and TAILOR SHOP
R. L. Reynaud
and Real Estate
LIFE HEALTH FIRE
Do you want to Bell your
property? If it is salable
1 CAN SELL IT
t Dr. S. L KEIillARD f
. . t Baker's Goods
': i l I Phone your dray orders,
ii Veterinary Surgeon g 93 , call a;store.
One of the pleasures of spring is to
watch W. A. Barnes ploughing in a
large field, long, straight furrows of
brown earth. The sober horses plod
steadily back and forth with nodding
heads as though affirming their be
lief in the work undertaken and their
willingness to aid in its accomplish'
merit. In just such fields ia the
wealth of the world, and the health of
In a letter to S. A. Barnes, William
MacKenzie, former Westonite, vrites
from Coffee Creek, " Montana, that
two commercial oil wells have been
struck within a few miles of his farm.
Another well is being drilled two
miles away, with good indications.
Mr. MacKenwe says that crop pros
pects in his section of Montana are
good this year.
While K.E. YorK was in nana vai- t i SJ p r"ll SS
la last Friday night his Hudson car J phOtlC Main 253 4- DtiVIS & ClIIS
was stolen, it was iuuuu iuu iu, tun
ing Sunday on Russell creek, five
miles from Walla Walla, and eight
horses were required to pull it out of gjsg-ags
a ditch in which it had Dcen aoanuon
ed. An overcoat, a maekinaw, one"
tire and three Inner tubes were miss
Having completed a sojourn of sev
eral weeks in town, Mrs. R. Morrison,
accompanied by her father, G. S. Tay
lor, returned Sunday to the Mi.rrit.on
ranch. Advent of spring hurried
them to the open to view the rich
black earth, green hilltops, and inhnle
the perfume of wild flowers along
Mrs. W. S. Payne had charge of the
library Wedensday in the absence of
Work mare 8 years old, weight
1400, with yearling colt, for sale.
C. W. Mety.
The Fanners Bank of Veston
At the Standard Theatre
Sunday night Bill Hart comes to
the Standard in "The Breed of Men,"
one of Hart's best pictures. Patho
Newt and Lloyd Comedy.
Next Thursday night, April 1, the
Standard will show one of the great
est pictures filmed during the war,
"The- Heart of Humanity," starring
Dorothy Phillips. This big super
special has been exhibited to millions
of people and millions are yet to see
it the one picture that win never
Save and Pay Up
Treasury Department advises that it is just as
necessary to save at this time as during the war.
Production is low and distribution hampered by lack
In your program of saving it might be well to
visit the Weston Mercantile Co. during their sale
and purchase such supplies as you may need while
theiprice is reduced. Do not forget that Jones &
Jones carry a complete, up-to-date stock of farm
and home supplies. Other Weston stores have com
plete stocks n their lines and
The Farmers Bank
is always glad to extend assistance.
One-half of your taxes should be paid before
April 6th. We shall be glad to attend to this matter
for you if you wish.
See us before contracting a farm loan.