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ATHENA. UMATILLA COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. JUNE 23 1911.
S. F. WILSON, President.
H. KOEPKE Vice-President.
F. S. Le GROW, Cashier,
E. A. ZERBA. Ass't Cashier.
S. F. WILSON, H. KOEPKE,
A. B. M'EWEN, M. L. WAITS,
F. S. Le GROW.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS, $90,000.00
We extend to our Depositors every cccommdation
consistent with sound Banking.
The Blue Mountain League Flag Will
BeNailed to the Mast of Little
john's Bunch of Miller's.
Standing of Teams.
Teams Woo Lost P. C.
Athena 11 2 .816
Walla Walla ft 4 .693
Weston 7 6 .638
Pendleton 7 6 .538
Milton 4 9 .307
Eoho 1 12 .077
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A. M. Johnson, Manager
With the defeat of Weston Sunday,
the 1911 pennant of the Blue Moun
tain league was won by Billy Little
john'a fleet bunuh of Millers, and the
Athena team could lose totb of the
remaining games on the schedule and
still be in the lead of the Garden
City Bears by several points.
Sunday's oontest resolved itself into
a oarnage, when "Slats" Wheeler,
Weston's premier twirler from the
weeping willows of Col. Wood's
back vard, mounted the mound and
essayed the twirling stunt. He essayed
just two thirds of the Brat inning,
during which essay eleven Athena
batters faoed him, "slatted" him lor
five juicy . bingles, two of 'em 2-ply
smashes, added to whiob was a gen
erous oontribution of four errors by
bis infield support. The entire mess
netted the Millers seven tallies. After
every man on the team had faced
him and Pioard started the second
round with a single, Wheeler "slat
ted" Lienallen in the ribs. 'Twas
then that be discovered that he had
been knocked ont of the box, and with
out any coaxing gave way to Newt
O'Harra. The boy from Pea Ridge
allowed nine hits, scattering them
until the sixth and seventh, when the
Millers found bim in bunohes.
Weston really looked dangerous in
the first. Keefe beat out an infield
tap that everybody expected would
roll foul. Cox went safe on Frink's
error, Keefe going to second. Things
looked good to Bill Nordean, who
rapped out a liner that stuok on first
baseman Gilbert's mitt He touobed
the base for a double and whipped the
ball down to Pioard at second, wbeie
Keefe was scrambling to get baoK.
The throw was not perfeot, the ball
just tipping Jesse's mitt and pulling
bim off the bas. A. Nordean made
the third out, and the danger was
Then tbe fusilade commenced and
the Millers took their seven "slats"'
out of Wheeler. Pioard was safe
when Johnnie Barnes muffed bis fly
out in right, and Lieuallen ambled to
tbe first station on a fielder's cboioe,
I Pioard taking seoond on Blomgren's
error. Frink came through with a
saorifloe, advanoing both men. Brown
was safe after Minniok bad gotten
bold of tbe ball and held to it. Then
Pelland soored Pioard and Lieuallen
with a two-base swat, and Winn fol
lowed with a gloriously timed single
whiob brongnt in Brown and Pelland.
Gilbert flew out to Bill Nordean and
Bundy singled and went to second on
an error by Cox. Owens, following
recent precedents, soored bim by olout
ing tbe ball for two bases. Then Pio
ard faced Wheeler for tbe seoond time
in tbe inning and laoed out a single,
advanoing Owens to third, from
where he later soored on a passed ball.
Lienallen followed Pioard and was
pasted in tbe ribs by one of Wheeler's
slants. Then Wheeler strolled to tbe
benob and O'Harra took tbe box.
Frink went out, ending tbe batfest.
Owens brought in his seooad run in
the third, fle singled after Bundy bad
struok out. Picard saorifloed bim to
seoond. Lieuallen soored bim with a
two-base wallop. Gilbert soored in
tbe fourth when be singled, stole seo
ond and crossed tbe platter on Bandy's
single. Frink and Brown found O'
Harra tor singles in the sixth. Pelland
lined out to Minniok.
Winn struok out. Gilbert was safe
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on a fielder's cboioe, Frink and Brown
mo-viug up a peg and both sooring no
O'flarra's goat oame borne in tbe
next inning. Pioard led off with a
single. Lienallen followed with a
double, Picard scoring. Frink smash
ed out a single, sooring Lieuallen.
Brown flew out to Nordean and Pell
and laoed ont a three-bagger, Frink
coming home. That made 14 to Wes
ton's 0. The rest of the story we find
in Henry Deli's soore book as follows:
Weston - AB R H PO A E
Keefe, o 3
Cox, cf 4
W Nordean, If 8
A Nordean, lb 3
43 14 16 27
Soore by Innings
Athena R 7 0 1 1 0 2 8 0 x 14
" H 51210340 x 16
Weston R00000000 00
" H 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 14
Summary Earned runs, Athena 7;
two-base bits, Lieuallen 2. Pelland 1,
Owens f; three-base bit, Pelland; sao
rifloe bit, Pioard; stolen bases, Winn
1, Gilbert 1 ; struok ont, by Frink 12,
by O'Harra 8; left on bases, Athena
18, Weston 3; double plays, Pioard to
Gilbert; Giltert unassisted; passed
balls, Keefe 2; first base on errors,
Athena 5, Weston 3. Umpire, Buer-
statte; soorer, Henry Dell.
Captain Brown's whip was working
with unerring aoomaoy and he oaught
the redoubtable Keefe. who was the
only Cbamp that endeavored to pur
loin tbe seoond cushion. He and Pio
ard pulled off the seoond base throw
with rnnner playing off toward third,
Al Nordean being tbe victim.
The only opportunity for a triple
play on tbe borne grounds this season
oame up in the first inning, Gilbert
naught a liner, touched the bag for a
double and whipped tbe ball to Pioard
at seoond with Keefe running bank
Tbe throw was a little high and to oue
side, just tipping Jesse's mitt, and
Keefe was safe.
Brown was unlucky in his bingles.
Meeting tbe ball square on tbe nose,
be transported into a waiting fielder's
Tbe pennant is ours, with two games
remaining on tbe sobedule. We oonld
lose both and still lead tbe Bears.
Pendleton plays at Weston Sunday,
Milton at Walla Walla and tbe Mill
ers lay off.
Frink pitched a good game and was
in trouble only in the first inning.
Gilbert's unassisted double took tbe
staroh ont of Weston's prospeots, bow-
ever, and tbe remaining three bits be
allowed were as soattered as simoleons
after a pionio.
Colo u el Wood witnessed tbe slaugh
ter and remarked that "Weston wonld
have a 'earn strong enough to beat
Athena next year if he had to play
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CATERERS TO THE PUBLIC IN
GOOD THING3 TO EAT
TOM PURDY ORIS A FINE
Charged With Assault While Drunk,
With Intent to Murder His Wife.
G. I Mil DEAD
Former United States Senator From
Oregon, a Native Son, Passes
After Long Illness.
George W. MoBride, formerly Unit
ed States Senator fiom Oregon, died
Sunday. The funeral was held at
Portland Tuesday afternoon in trinity
Episcopal ohuroh. Tbe remains were
cremated, the servioes being private.
Seuator MoBride's death did not
come as a surprise, as he had been an
iuvalid for several years. Three
months ago an operation was perform
ed, wbioh further sapped his remain
ing strength. He failed gradually
from that time until tbe end oame.
Mr. MoBiido was 57 years of age,
and was born iu Yambill oounty.
After finishing school he engaged in
tbe merobandise business at St Helens.
His political career began there in
1882, when be was eleoted a member
of tbe legislature and made speaker of
tie bouse. Iu 1886 be was eleoteil
secretary of estate and eleoted for a
seoond term four years later. While
occupying this oflioe be stndied law
and was admitted to tbe bar.
Oh tbe last day of tbe session of tbe
1895 legislature be was obosen United
States seuator to suooeed J. N. Dolpb.
He had been a supporter of Dolph dur
ing ' the tempestuons session of that
year. He served six years as senator,
retiriug in 1901. His last publio ser
vice was as a commissioner to the St.
The MoBride family name appears
often in tbe politioal history of Oreg
on. A brother John R. MoBride, was
tbe first republican member of con
gress from this state. Another broth
er is Thomas A. MoBride, a justioe
of tbe Oregon supreme court. His
father, James MoBride, was minister
to Hawaii under President Linooln.
Dr. James H. MoBride. brother, is a
nerve disease specialist residing at
Pasadena, Cal. Senator MoBride was
tbe youngest of a family of 14.
Death of Mrs. Marquis.
Mrs. B. A. Marquis, an ? honored
pioneer lady of Adams, ded at her
home in that oity Monday morning.
The f uueral was held Wednesday af
ternoon, interment taking plaoe in
tbe Athena cemetery. Although it
was known that Mrs. Marquis was in
poor health, her sudden demise came
as a shook to her many friends in this
vicinity. Mrs. Marquis was the mo
ther of George Marquis, former prin
cipal of the Athena sohools, and who
is now an instruotor in Whitman col
lege. Tbe deceased was aged 63
years. She is survived bv her bus-
band, an houored member of Gettys
burg Post G. A. R., two sons, George
and Alfred, and oue daughter, Mrs.
G. M. Morrison of Adams. Mrs.
Marquis will be greatly missed in her
oirole of tbe activities of life, in all
of whiob she took an active interest.
DEALING WITH HOG CHOLERA
Swaggart Sends Swine to Oregon Ag
lished in tbe postoffioe building. They
will be oooupied by Dr. Newsom, who
has returned to Athena for the pur
pose of practicing medicine, and Dr.
W. G. Hughes, a dentist. Dr. Hughes'
arrived in the oity Monday from Port
land. He is a graduate of tbe North
Pacific College of Dentistry and Phar
macy and comes to this oity highly
recommended. He comes in plaoe of
Dr. Bonillia, who oame here several
weeks ago with the intention of locat
ing, but who goes to Spokane. Dr.
Hughes will have his oflioe equipped
with modern applianoes, which in-
oludo an eleotrio engine, fountain
cuspidors, etc, and will oonduot bis
work on strictly soientifio and sanitary
Mrs. Geo. Ehrhart Dead.
Mrs. T. J. Kirk was called -to La-
Cross, Wash., Sunday evening by tbe
sudden death of her dangbter-in-law,
Mrs. George Ehrhart. Mrs. Kirk, in
oompany with Ellen, tbe little daugh
ter of tbe deceased, who bas been at
tending 'the Atheua sohool the past
erm, left on tbe early morning train
Monday for LaCrosse. Mr. and Mrr.
Ehrhart visited at the Kirk home here
last summer for several weeks, after
selling their home in tbe Willamette
valley and before going to LaCross.
Tbe lady was supposed to be in robust
health, and her sudden death oame as
a great shook to relatives and friends.
She leaves a husband and four small
Tbe following article clipped from
tbe Twin Falls News of June 15. will
be of interest to local people as tbe
prinoipal in it formerly lived in this
Thomas A. Purdy of Kimberly,
obarsed with assault to oommit mur
der upon bis wife and children aud a
Mrs. J. E. Severance and another
obild, was saved from tbe penitentiary
tfv a verdict of tbe jury iu Judge
StooKslager's court, changing tbe
charge to one of misdemeanor. Mon
Purdy was aoonsed of discharging a
revolver at bis wife and others, April
20. As a defense be pleaded alooholio
insanity upon which gronud tbe ver
dict was returned. Judge Stookslager
fined bim $250 and oosts. with tbe al
ternative of six months in jail.
The defendant also pleaded that
there was a conspiracy against bim
entered ty his wife and others, and
testified that after be had deeded
over bis property to her she prepared
to secure a divorce from bim. Tbe
entire day, Wednesday of last week,
was oooupied in scouring a jury,
"Red" Smith Winner.
"Red" Smith twirled for tbe seoond
team Sunday, and won from tbe Wal
la Walla power plant team, on the
letter's grounds, tbe score being 8 to
7. Walker's Get-togetbers are put
ting up a good class of ball this season
having won several close contests.
That hog holera may be stamped
out in this seotion A. L. Swaggart has
shipped inteoted hogs to Oregon Agri
oultoral College for the purpose of se
curing cholera sernm.
Dr. Lytle, state veterinarian, was
at tbe Swaggart place last week and
is working with Mr. Swaggart iu the
effort to And a remedy for tbe disease,
In order that tbe farmers whom he
has not seen personally. Tay know
bow to prooeod, Dr. Lytle cites the
following articles to them : Tbe Ne
braska experiment station in a bulle
tin states the following "Carcasses
of hogs whiob have died from cholera
should be at onoe burned or buried
deeply and covered with quicklime.
Separate the siok bogs aud divide the
well bogs into two or more groups and
separate them as widely as practicable.
As the germs of cholera gain aooess to
tbe system through the digestive tract
tbe line of prevention is well marked.
All feed and drinking troughs should
be thoroughly cleaned and disinfeotnd.
(Illinois Sheet Metal Works, Busbnell,
111., make a splendid metal bog trough
and Minors Disinfectant of Cleveland,
O., are artioles to be thoroughly rec
ommended.) If tbe troughs are of
metal, holding them over a blaze will
be effective. Streams that do not rise
on tbe borne farm should be suspected
as a possible carrier of iufeotion aud
for this reason water from wells
should be given. Feed spuriugly.
Where bog cholera serum is used, tbe
bogs should remain in tbe infected
Tbe U. S. Bureau of au'inal indus
try in a bulletin stated: "Treatment
is not always eulisfaotory prevention
of an outbreak should tie relied upon,
rather than tbe oure of siok animals.
The following formula has been suc
cessful in lees virulent outbreaks when
properly administered as soon as signs
of sickness are sbowi,: Wood char
coul, 1 pound; snlpbur 1, pound; Bod-
ium chloride, 2 pounds; sodium bi
carbonate, 2 pounds; .sodium hypo
sulpbate, 2 pounds; sodium sulphate,
1 pound; antimony sulphide, (blaok
antimony) 1 pound. These ingred
ients should be completely pulverized
and thoroughly mixed. In oase of
profuse diarrhoea tbe sulphate of sod
ium may be omitted. A large table
spoonful once a day for eaob of two
hundred of liveweigbt bogs to be
treated is a dose. Tbe medicine should
be thoroughly mixed with feed which
should be soft made of bran aud mid
dlings, corn meal, and ground and
sifted oafs or ciusbed wheat mixed
with hot water. If tbe hogs are too
siok to come to tbe feed tbey should
be drenobed by pulling tbe rbeuk
away from the teeth aud pouring tbe
medicine in slowly care should be
exerois)d as bogs are easily suffocated
by drenohing. Do not turn a bog on
its baok to dreucb it."
The District Fair,
The direotors of tbe Third Eastern
Oregon Distriot Fair Association have
begun actively on a campaign for a
"bigger and better" show during fair
wees this year, whiob begins on Sep
tember 11 and tbey are adopting a
number of new plans for arousing in
terest in the fair and for stimulating
tbe farmers to beoome exhibitors. One
of these plans whiob has just been an
nounced by Seoretary 1 homes Fitzger
aid, is that of presenting diplomas for
tbe best aud largest displays of differ
ent farm products, which diplomas
will be in addition to any regular
premiums wbioh will be awarded to
exhibits or any parts of exhibits.
Xobaoco oulture on a large scale is to
be attempted in tbe vioinity of Ken
newick. A man who has had consid
erable experience in this form of soil
culture iu Keutuoky expeots to trans
plant tbe "weed" to tbe Northwest.
Investigations made for some time
past lead to tbe belief that a high
grade leaf tobaoco can be produced.
A colony ct negroes will be brought
from tbe south to tend tbe plants. If
this crop can be added to tbe possi
bilities, it will be another important
Eouroe of revenue. Wild tcbaooo is
already found thereabouts.
Two New Offices.
There will be two new offices estab-
Purchased Meat Markets.
W. R. Taylor and F. S. LeGrow
have pnrohased tbe Weston and Ath
ena meat markets and have taken pos
session. Charles May, tbe owner of
tbe Athena market, will engage iu
farming on the mountain east of town.
Charles Crawford, from whom the
Westou market was purchased, will
out meat for the patrons of tbe shop
iu that town, while Jack Read of
Weston, is cutting meat in the Athena
Removal of Postoflice
The postoflice, whioh has beeu
located in tbe Barnett tnilding for
several years, is to be moved this week
by Postmaster Wortbington into the
tnilding owned by him and G. W.
Gross. Plans for tho removal of the
oflioe have been under way siuoe Mr.
WorthinKton's appointment as post
master, but no definite arrangements
were made until tbe arrival of an in
spector several weeks ago.
Machine to Weston.
Tbe rock crushing machinery will
be moved to Weston at onoe. where
work on Weston's end of the road will
commence. Work is about completed
on the road leading south from tbe
Dudley corner to tbe new steel
bridge. That portion of tbe road
is now in first class shape. Tbe Wes
ton road will probably not be com
pleted until aftei harvest although
some work will be clone before tbe
grain saving season begins.
John Durham was iu Spokane last
week on business.