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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1921)
WESTON, OHEGON, FRIDAY. JAN. 21, 1921
People Residing In Towni In
U. S. Comprlta 51.4 Par
Cant of Total.
Washington. Tb urban population
f IP United Slates, or popl living
In place of 1(00 or mora, la 14.111.031
or 414 par cant of tb country total
population, and tb number of popla
living In rural territory la II.HO.Ti.
lb enu bureau announced. In 1130
urban population represented 4 I per
Oregon' urban population la 391.
II and rural IM.ITO: Washington'
T4I.73S and 107,116; Idaho 11 1.0 J 7
. la total urban population. New York
leada tb country, while rrnnylvnla
aland aecond and Illlnol tblrd. II bode
l)and baa the highest percentage of
urban population compared with It
total population, wltb 17.1 per cent
California wan fifth with l per rent.
In total rural population, Tesaa leada,
while Pennsylvania I second, Georgia
third. Oblo fourth and Illlnol) fifth,
each having more than two m!IUa
people living outald cltlea and town.
Mlaalailppl haa tb highest percental
of rural population aa compared with
It total population. It being II I per
CEDDES GOES HOME
. WsshlngtoB Recalled to London
. for th announced purpoaa of consult
Ing with Premier Lloyd George and
Earl Cunon, ecrlry of Mat for
foreign affalrt, Sir Auckland Oedde.
British ambassador, quietly allpped
away and aalled from New York for
It la understood tbr are severs)
subject to receive rnt dlacuailon
In London and It la aald to be re
garded aa Manila! that Sir Auckland
bav lb benefit of tb fulled dis
closure of tb view of bom official
before be undertake to establish form
al communications with the Incoming
Among tb subjects thought likely
to b discussed I tb project to fre
American sblpa In th raoama canal
Th emergency tariff bill, especially
In Ita probable effect on Canada. It la
understood, also will b among sub
ject taken up.
Another aubject for conteraatlon I
th refunding or conversion of the
British war debt to America.
Finally, It la believed to be probablo
that tb British premier wtshe to
acquaint himself with th eiact alate
of publio opinion In America regard
log th naval program and the Irish
MONEY SITUATION EASIER
Government Certificates Ovr-8ub
erlbcd 100 Par Cant.
Washington. Subscriptions aggre
gating more than f 00,000,000 were re
ceived by the treasury, Secretary
Houston announced for the combined
Issue of certificates of Indebtedness for
1250,000,000 offered for maturity on
April 15 and October 15.
Oversubscription by 100 per cent
of these Issues, which call for a lower
rate of interest than has been asked
by tbe government tor six months, was
regarded by treasury officials aa In
dicating some easing In the money
Harding Plana Extra Seaalon.
Washington. Presidentelect Hard
ing practically haa decided to call a
special seaalon of the new congress on
April 4, members of the house waya
and mean committee were Informed
by Chairman Pordney, who haa Just
returned from a conference with Mr.
Harding at Marlon. Mr. Fordney dis
cussed with the presidentelect .gen
eral taxation and tariff question,
which will be Among th more im
portant subject to com befor tb
Auditor Mut Turn In Wddlng F.
Vancouver, Wash. Fees eoHected
by J. L. Garrett, county auditor,, for
performing marriage ceremonle will
be turned Into the county fund. Thla
.J aaa fa all at VJaThAfl tha county
commission adopUd a resolution to
"OVER THE HILL" 5
Maurice Hill lift Wednesday ve
il in v fur Yakima. Wri ha will viltit
" NltlVM; , . . .,
Un t rnat Ziirln haa been nulla
ill th past week at hrr horn on Jef
Burn, to Mr. and Mra. Clarence
Gegnon, January 18, 1031. a daugh
Mrs. Hugh Mclntyre is reported
IK at her home In the south part of
Mr. and Mra. Frank Rogers were
up from Pendleton Sunday, visiting
Mrs. Rogers' mother. Mrs. W. T.
Hill, who u an Invalid.
Mr. aud Mra. Charles Downing
moved thla week to their now home
near Kerndalc, where they have
built a modern house In bungalow
Henry Barrett visited the Barrett
ranch on Pine creek ten miles north
of Athena Wedneaday, and found the
weather balmy and spring-like in
that locality. Ranch work was In
Mrs. B. D. Tharp I home after
aubmittlng last Saturday to a minor
operation at St- Anthony's hospital.
She la being attended by her daugh
ter, Mrs. Virgil Willaby, as nurse,
and is recovering.
The first basket ball games of the
season to be played In Athena, will
take place this evening when a double
header will be played between the
boya and girls teams if th Athena
and Helix high schools on tho, Athe
na gym floor.
An Athena Udy notea mention
made In the Weston items of tho vis
tation of robins and meadowlark as
harbingers of spring In the hamlet
-over the hill." For Athena, she
graciously offers a boquet of violets
plucked from her garden, on Janu
Mr. Haynie and family have moved
Into the Rothrock residence on upper
Thisd street and Mr. and Mrs. A.
A. Foss are occupying the residence
vacated by Mr. Hayntc. nr. rose
recently purchased the place and will
Mr. Melville Johns was taken to
St. Mary'a honpital, Walla Walla,
Tuesday moming, for medical treat
ment. Mrs. Johns was accompanied
by her husband, Dr. Sharp and Mr.
Anna Ahrcns, nurse. It la thought
a aurglcal operation will be necessary
for her relief.
Haiti Piersol left the first of the
week for Tcoma, where he wil take
hospital treatment under government
care. While serving In. the 146th
Field Artillery, Hallie was gassed
by German shell within the Amer
ican lines, and haa not regained his
former health. Ho ia the aon of Mr.
and Mr. S. S. Pieraol, who reside on
the W. R. Taylor farm.
Minnie' J. Martin haa filed suit for
divorce from John C. Martin. She
allegea that her property in thla
county was mortgaged by Martin for
$30,000 and that he purchased a
ranch near Roundup, Montana, with
tho money. The plaintiff asks that
she recover the $30,000 and her lib
erty. There arc four children, one
being of age. Mrs. Martin name
one Gertrude Enk as co-rospondent.
An invitation from tho Saturday
Afternoon club of Weston has been
extended tho Athena Civic club to
meet with them on the afternoon of
February 5th, in Community Hall at
Weston. Members desiring to at
tend are requested to notify the pres
ident of tho local club, Mrs. D. Scott
Fisher. Automobiles will bo at St.
Nichola hotel at 2 p. m., on that
date to convey the ladies to Weston.
A. B. Steele, former harness deal
er hero, was in the city on his first
trip as a traveling salesman for tho
George Laurence Company of Tort
land, this week. He takes tho terri
tory formerly in charge of ."Bob"
Oliver, who is now engaged in busi
ness at Kcnniwlck, Wash. Mr. and
Mr. Steele, will tako up their resi
dence in Walla Walla, after dispos
ing of their Portland residence.
The Standard Thoatre in connec
tion with the League of Motion Pic
ture Exhibitor will giv a benefit
exhibition for European Child Relief
with special show on next Thurs
day evening, January 27. Ethel
Clayton will appear In "Boots."
Admission prices will be 1Q and 25
cents and tha entire proceeds ex
cept express charges on film will go
to tho Relief Association. Ono
show only will be given, starting at
McEwen Brothers suffered the loss
of a $300 horse Sunday, caused by
overeating alfalfa hay.
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mare waa saved by strenuous effort.
Two Great Super Specials
SATUR DAY, JAN. 29
THIS is csentially an out-ol-doors picture laid in the in
Bpirinj? scenery of the Canadian Rockies, where a man
meets Nature face to face and the only law is the rule of
fearless Northwest Mounted Police. Seeing it, you will see
that even in the Far North the path of true love has its
bumps and turns.
Lyons & Moran Comedy, International
News. and "The Moonriders."
REGULAR PRICES - 35-l5c
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st
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Universal Jevsel Production DzLux
"The Devilv Pass &y - -
-VON STROHEIM'S MASTER PICTURE
"Tim Devil's 3?vsssn:i3-r"
1 picture of Paris the wicked and Paris the wonderful.
Better than Blind" Husbands. "Sensational, because it
is true. Human, because it is real. A photographic
and artistic delight
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Pom once of Love
end Duty ond the Poyot
Northwest Mounted Police
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"OVER THE KILL"
Floyd Pinkerton i' regaining th
us of his left hand, after very
serious complication in which blood
poisoning was threatened from the
wound he received from an ax while
Jim Jones' "Missouri rabbits"
didn't leave their runaway habit be
hind them at Weston, as waa dem
onstarted to Jim and a crowd of in
to rented spectators one evening this
week. They daiihed down an alley,
leaving Jim with ruffled feelings and
a pair of broken linea. "First time
the little pels ever got clean away
from me," philosophically remarked
the ex -Weston mail, carrier. From
now on, look out!
"Splinters," Athena Pres Aire
dale, proved to be entirely too much
dog for his owner, so he haa been
wished on to Richard Thompson, who
will give the big fellow a home on
a farm, where he belongs. "Splint,"
as the kids called him for short,
could be in more places at one time
than any doggone dog that ever
used Athena for his play-ground.
Here's hoping that "Rich" makes a
better dog out of him than the kids
and his other pal about town would
College Glee Club Coming.
For the fourth successive season,
the popular Willamette University
Glee Club will make its appearance
in Athena when it comes to High
school auditorium on the evening of
February 4th, in song and spicy
college-life capers. The comedian of
the club ia Harold Emmel, brother of
W. C. Emmel of Athena, who is re
membered here as one of the leading
spirits of the organization. The
boys are bringing with them a rep
ertoire program that immensely
pleases audiences wherever they go.
Their itinerary this year covers 19
towns and cities, 14 in the state of
Washington and five in Oregon. The
club comes to Athena from Pendle
ton, where it appears on the evening
of February 3, and from here it goes
to Milton. Willamette alumni are
very much iterested in the club's vis--it
to Athena, and none of them more
so than Louis Stewart, who, while a
classman at the University sang the
baritone part on the club.
Mr. and Mrs. Crabill Entertain.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Crabill enter
tained a number of friends at dinner
Sunday. The guests were: Mr. and
Mrs. Olin McFeron of Weston; Mr.
and Mr. Ray O'Harra of Weston;
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Banister, Mrs.
Willard Bradley and son, Misses
Clara Haynie, Beulah Banister, Har
ry Keller, Lee and Mose Banister,
and Bud Crabill.
Death of Woman Pioneer.
The Seattle Post-Intcll igencer of a
recent date contained the Announce
ment of the death of Mrs. Mary El
len Shoudy, a pioneer resident of the
state of Washington, for whom the
city of Ellensburg was named. Mrs.
Shoudy, who was the mother of Mrs.
Ernest Kocpke, died at the home of
her daughter in Seattle on the mor
ning of January 15, following a par
alytic stroke received six day pre
vious. Zero weather has forced the union
high school at Malln to move its class
rooms from the ctty hall to a recently
completed building, designed to be
used as a barber shop but not yet
The Indian school at Salem, which
is educating 600 Indian pupils, some
of whom were brought from Alaska,
will receive 1147,000 according to the
Indian appropriation bill reported to
Senator Chamberlain appear to be
feeling more comfortable -and hopeful
after several setbacks. At the best.
It is said, he cannot hope to leave the
hospital In Washington, D. C, for
: The Harney Valley Improvement
company of Portland has filed with
the state engineer application to ap
propriate water from Rock creek for
the Irrigation of 315 acre of land in
Tbe Shell Oil company of California
has remitted to the secretary of state
a check In the sum of $1,622.61. cover
ing the tax on sales of gasoline and
distillate in Oregon for the month end
ed December 31, 1920.
! Not less than 1500 veterans of tho
world war. at an open session in the
Portland armory last week, called by
Portland post of the American Legion,
roared affirmation to a resolution call
ing upon the Oregon legislature to al
low ex-service men the option of $25
tor each month of aervice or a $3000
farm or home loan.
ADOPTS TARIFF Bill
Practically All Farm Products
Included In Emergency
Washington. Tbe Fordney emer
gency tariff bill, broadened to Include
practically all farm product Instead
of tbe limited number aa the measure
passed the bouse, was approved by tb
senate finance committee, which Toted
to report It out
Seven amendment were added, mak
ing ten la alL No provision of the
original bill, however, were removed
and rate on the major produce were
left Intact. Opponent of the bill Join
ed with tbe author of amendment
and forced the acceptance of most of
them despite opposition from tbe bill'
The amendment made a part of the
measure by committee action include:
Sugar, $2.13 the hundred pound un
til the retail price reaches 10 cent a
Frozen meat of all kinds, 2 cents
a pound; all other meat 25 per cent
ad valorem. .
Apple, 20 cent a box; cherries 4
cent a pound.
Tobacco, Sumatra wrapper and fill
er, $2.85 a pound; stemmed Sumatra,
$3.50 a pound.
Butter and cheese and their substi
tute, 8 cent a pound Instead of C
cent, provided In amendment which
had been accepted.
Cattle and sheep to be used for
breeding purpose were exempted from
the duty on Imported animals.
U. S. WILL HOLD
JAPAN TO ACCOUNT
Washington. Desplt Japanese
auraneea X regret and precautions ta
prevent a recurrence, a thorough In
vestigation will be made by the United
States government of the killing of
Lieutenant W. H. Langdon, American
naval officer at Vladivostok by a Jap
Admiral Gleave. commander-la
chief of the Asiatic fleet, reported t
tbe navy department from Manila that
he had appointed a court of Inquiry
to "investigate the circumstances sur
rounding the death of Lieutenant
Langdon." He added that he, with
member of the court, would go to
Official here in the meantime will
await the findings of the naval court
and an answer to the note dispatched
by the state department to the Japan
ese government The note requested
an official explanation of the affair,
and auggeated that the Japanese gov
ernment make adequate reparation for
the killing of Lieutenant Langdon.
Renewed assurance of "regret over
the affair came from the Japanese)
government In a note transmitted ta
the state department through Baron
Shidehara. Japanese ambassador.
LEGION HOTEL FOR IDLE
Seattle Post Open Hostelry for Job
less Men. i"
Seattle, Wash. American Legion
men of Seattle began what is believed
to be the first enterprise of its kind
in the country when the relief com
mittee of Seattle post No. 18 took over
the First Avenue hotel, 1003 First
avenue South, to operate it aolely for
unemployed ex-service men. The com
mittee, sanctioned by the post, renam
ed the hotel "The Veterana hotel,"
and opened doors under the manage
ment of George Dupea, member of th
The Veterans' hotel Is a three-story
frame building of 70 rooms and capa
able of accommodating 250 men. Near
ly $1000 has been raised by the relief
committee for the post through vol
untary public subscription for main
tenance of the hotel.
Idaho Labor Wajita Direct Primary.
Boise, Idaho. Organised' labor in
the state of Idaho as represented by
the Idaho state federation of labor
favors th return of th direct primary
law and so declared at the closing
meeting of the federation here.
12 Navy Seaplane Fly to Panama.
.. Panama. -Naval officers are nthus-
iastlc over the successful completion
of the flight from San Diego, Cel., to
the canal sone by 12 of the navy F-l-L '