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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 5, 1920)
, WE'RE DIGESTING THE ELECTION NEWS
Some of us are celebrating because we
were right. The rest of us are like the
dutiful hubby helping wifey do the
washing he liked to do so because it
was so much fun to get through.
Now if you have squared your account
with Watts & Rogers- we will celebrate
and all be good fellows.
See and try a two-spool sewing ma
chine. Get an electric washer for X
mas. Put in a pipeless furnace they
are a wonderful success we have one
for you and you may be enjoying it in
two days' time.
WATTS Sc ROGERS
WE 81 ON LEADER
CLAKK WOOD, rubllihtr
MRS. H. GOODWIN, AultUnl Editor
T.M Vur 12 IX)
Stx Months 1 00 of doors.
Thrco Mouth 0 60
orange ami brown. They aru doubly
fortunate who dwell in view of tho
mountain on ttnya like these. No
artist ever has painted, and none will
ever paint, picture o completely
satisfying to the eye October's
own revelation of the glory of out-
FRIDAY, KOV. i.
Tho iMtto in tho booio ia esucciallv
tln'iit along the Canadian border.
P Kttiirf at Hit pailolllr t WtlUn, Ortgo
A shamrock Isn't the kind
they're throwing in Ireland.
THE WESTON HILLS
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, Oats, Wheat and
Millfeeds. Chicken Feeds, includ
ing Corn, Wheat, Scratch Food, Bone,
Shell, Grjt, Meat Scraps and Fgg Mash. '
WOOD and COAL
J. A. LUMSDEN - - Proprietor
am in the market for
bones. Bring them in.
$10.00 PER TON FOR OLD IRON
Top prices paid for Old Metal,
Rags, Sacks, Hides, Wool, Etc:
See me for Blacksmith Iron, Shafting andJPiping
Water Street (second block north of Main)
Perhaps the Ixst reason to bo as
signed for the tremendous republi
can victory is thut tho great Ameri
can people again "wanted u change."
They have the hnbit. In the three
cornered fight eight years agu they
allowed Taft, if we remember cor
rvvtly, but eight votea in the elec
toral college, although Taft wan a
fairly acceptable president us presi
dents go. Ho was suspected, however,
of being in too close communion with
the very Old Guard of whom Hard
injr now a. triumphant victor was
the avowed candidate. Tho people
decried conservatism in 1912. Now
they acclaim conservatism and this
is onlv one example of similar
changes of heart that have often oc
curred throughout the nation's his
tory. The country has prospered un
We've met the enemy and lie ain't
G. 0. P. SCORES TRIUMPH
Harding and Coolidge and a major
ity senato went swept to victory on a
republican tidal wave that engulfed
the solid south by snatching from the
democratic column a 10,000 majority
Oregon gave th new president
elect a big majority and replaced
Chamberlain with Stanfleld for aena
tor. Apparently all amendment mv
urea have been defeated except one,
the coufUy officers measure.
Umatilla county went for Harding
by a ratio exceeding more than three
der a democratic administration-the ,w0' Ch,mblr!ain carrid th! T"
Harness Oiled Free of Charge
Now is the very best time to have
your harness oiled and repaired; and as a
special inducement to have this work done
as early as possible, the first ten sets
brought in for repairs on or after Novem
ber 1st, 1920, will be oiled free of charge
and the next ten sets will be oiled for one
Whitman's Harness Store
war was won under a democratic ad
ministrationbut perfection itself,
which it indubitably did not and
could not attain, would not have
saved the democratic party at this
time from slaughter. We prefer to
think this the true explanation, and
iwtf aitv iwimitjir ilisfuvnr with th
f notion. nrinrinU. H..tLi.r h lWO mM Parties,
by far a movement here for an asso
ciation of nations, led by the United
States and with Harding as champion,
than that the United States should
hold itself entirely aloof. Perhaps
the present league nations would con
sent to reorganization if our Uncle
Sain could thus be brought into line.
Since we couldn't get
editor in the White House we (the
"editorial we" in this instance) pre
fer a republican country editor to any
other man. Perhaps there will be a
chance next year to get the govern
ment out of the envelope-printing
hnuinouu AuLincr thi pmintrv t)1sKN
for nil Lin, I. ,f .mini for nil kin, I. i,t Newberry
free government publicity . and then
using the government's great power
to compete with the country press for
job printing, frazzles the nerves of
the most loyal rural publisher.
W. J. Bryan has broken his long
silence by blaming the republican
landslide to the political mistakes of
Wilson and Cox and it does look as
thoni'h n thri.imp lnttir otieht to
know something about the whys and 85, No l30.
wherefores of defeat.
ty over Stanfleld by a small majority.
W. W. Green, for school superintend
ent was the only democrat elected to
office in Umatilla county. Houser
beat Taylor in tho. race for sheriff by
about 300 votes.
The Weston vote in the general
election was closely divided between
with a few
scattering socialist and prohibition
ballots. Harding ran five ahead of
Cox, but Chamberlain carried tho
town and 10 did Taylor. Freak
measures on tho state ballot were
downed hard here. Tho total vote in
the three Weston precincts combined
is given below:
I 'res idency 1 1 a rd i ng-Cool idgo 158,
democratic Cox-Roosevelt 153.
enaior cnamoeriain I-, itayes
4, Stanfleld 123.
Congressman Graham 117, Sin
not t 146.
Representative Miller 141. Sloan
142. Friedly 130, Lieuallrn 101
District Attorney Keator
County Judge Saylor 141, Schan
131. Bean 147.
Sheriff Houser 116, Marin
School Superintendent Green
Compulsory Voting Yes 60, No
Longer Legislative Sessions Yes
X ' X
A Special MI of Furs
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
NOVEMBER 5 and 6
We will "have a' special
showing of the extraordinary
Furs of the House of Albrecht
on the above date and extend
a cordial invitation to you to
view this exhibit.
The Albrecht Special Representative
will be here to give any information desired.
There are several new furs in vogue
novel variations in styles and many progres
sive touches in garment designs that interest
Remember, a full and complete line of
fur coats, capes, wraps, scarfs and muffs will
be shown. Present prices are favorable to
the buyer of furs.
We trust you will avail yourself of this
opportunity to view this wonderful Fur
A. M. Jensen Co.
WALLA WALLA, WA8H.
Oregon democrats scored a splen
did triumph in the defeat of the sin
gle tax and legal interest measures.
We'll admit that Oregon republicans
shared this triumph to some extent
but they do not need consolation.
If the next president will listen to
the Tafts and the Roots and not to
the Johnsons and Borahs, the great
League of Nations ideal in this coun
try may not be doomed by democratic
"It may be true that the profiteers
will now get what's coming to them,
but they have already got what's
coming to us," is the way it looks to
Columbia Record. -
Oleomargarine Yes 87, No 134.
Single Tax Yes 10, No 223.
Terms of County Officers Yes 122,
Portland Dock Yes 63, No 112.
Anti-Compulsory Vaccination Yes
76, No 163.
Legal Rate of Interest Yes 23,
Roosevelt Bird Refuge Yes 85, No
146. " .
Divided Legislative Session Yes
74, No 128.
Market Commission Yes 48, No
County Herd Law Yes 133, No
With what resignation it may as
sume the democratic party must
needs Ukc on again its role us the
great critic party for which it is es
pecially and peculiarly fitted.
The jovial season of Hallowe'en af
forded much amusement and enter
tainment for Weston folk during tho
Ghosts, witches, owls and black cats
produced an appropriate setting for
a lively party at the Baptist church,
Saturday evening. Program numbers
, , , and games and refreshments combin-
"Balls made from newspapers and cd to f un)i8h .njoyablc affBir for
soaked in kerosene are said to be a thows in attendance.
substitute for coal. Now is the time pri..nr nnu,i ,nn-if - iu .
to subscribe," says Colorado Springs ,nnfjirmi m,r KUiarAt.,i .h ni,i
Telegraph. Brethren church, where a comnanv of
young people gathered Saturday ev
Change appeals to the American n:no, t- ...iphmtfl the hours trfl.
people, but it remains to be seen if tionay ef ,part for merrymaking.
tjicy will get more of it under a re- .h .frhmn. i
puoncan aum.mstrunon. keeping with the spirit of the occa-
A ntrrinu Harflinrr m iwhf nif Viu vn
, A .,. . . . : Peanuts hidden in autumn leaves
. uil ii,i,. Ui were eagerly searched for by Ep-
rcii. i:..ui... worth league members and .their
friends who assembled in the social
There's no occasion for Umatilla ,on church, Saturday even-
county democrats to feel blue, with Several playful ceremonies
Green remaining as a court house wcre "teK.'d t" the delight of all
aHS(Jt present. During the final hour an ap-
pctizing lunch was served.'
Every now and then the conviction Ury creek school pupils and pa
is forced uum us that there ans too trons congregated at the school
many republicans in the country. building Saturday night and devoted
the evening preceding All Saints' day
Let the Grand Old Party rcjohrc to- a clever program, mirth-provoking
while it may, for in March its trou- frolics and an old-fashioned "taffy
bles will begin. pull." .
TO U R I N Q '
Prompt and satisfactory repairing.
Estimates cheerfully furnished. And
now is a good time to have your car
overhauled. Bring it around.
FORD CARS and FORD SERVICE
Goodyear and United States
-S! LIBERTY AUTO
O. A. Adams
WHEN YOU ARE RESTING
Bryan has kept still, but it is per- NOTICE TO PATRONH
fectly safe to assert that no still has In order to avoid much unnecessary
kept Bryan. inconvenience, we must requcft that
nil patrons be prepared to pay their
Traveling south, in the direction bills when our collector calls. We
taken by the birds at this time of also desire to notify them that all of
year, the colors of autumn have at our own responsibility for service
last overtaken Oregon, says The Ore- ceases when electricity is delivered,
gonian. The landscape again is rich , I'RESTON-SHAFFER
with its reds and yellows, and with MILLING CO.
We offer restful chairs and other comfortable
M. ROSS Furniture and Undertaking'.