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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 16, 1912)
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Audrew
Weaver, a ton.
I. M. Kemp was in town from
Frank Miller was" in Walla Walla
Monday on business. '
Marion O'Harra was in the oity
from Weston Wednesday .
Mis. Lonia LaBtaohe visited friends
in Pendleton last evening.
Final settlement has been mode in
the William Willaby estate. M
R. T. Brown and Walter Booher
were in Pendleton Wednesday.
A woman and a boy desire work on
a ranob. Enquire at this office.
B. N. Hawks has standard bred
White Orpington oookerels for sale.
Have your teeth fixed now, while
Dr. Sponogle's Special Prioes are on.
Mrs. S. 0. Stanton is visiting at
the home of her son. Will, in Crook
. J. H.'Ridenonr oame np from Port
land Tuesday evening, where be spent
Mr. "and Mrs. W. J. King have
returned from an extended visit in
. awi-uxa, a noil luunu VUUUg
Inainesss man of Helix, was in the
A. M. Malarnm will go to Holdman
next week, where he will preaoh a
series of sermons.
Dr. Kennard, the veterinary surgeon
of Weston, was in the oity Monday
on professional business.
A team of good work borses for
sale at a reasonable prioe. Inquire
of J. S. Boss, Athena.
Miss Waddiogham, of Weston, was
the guest of the Misses Boss, in this
oity the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Cbas. Pinkerton, of
Weston, attended the band oonoert in
this oity Saturday evening.
Mrs. A. A. Foes is visiting her sister,
Miss Kittie (Jbolson, and other rel
atives in Walla Walla this week.
Piano ' for Bent. Any responsible
party desiring to reut a piano should
call at Mrs. Jones' millinery store.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Harrison
Kirk, at their home in Saskatchewan,
Canada, February 8th, 1912, a son.
.Miss Carrie Sharp oame np from
Pendleton and spent Saturday and
Sunday with her parents in this oity.
The ladies of the Methodist, onurph
gave a very suooessfnl missionary
tea in the oburob last Friday evening;
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wade, of Wallowa
county, were entertained this week at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Bar
rett .. '
Mrs. Hales aud Mrs. Kirby, of
Adams, were in town this week hav
ing Dr. Sponagle do dental work for
W. P. Willaby was in town this
week from Portland, having come
up for the purpose of transacting bus
Those knowing themselves to be in
debted to Mrs. Lillie Miller are ex
peoted to settle at onoe without fur
Mrs. Minnie Walker was one of the
members of the Weston ladies' band,
who attended the band oonoert Satnr
Johnnie Tompkins was in from the
ranch a couple of days this week. All
orop prospeots are good out in his
Mrs. Harry Alexander entertained a
nnmber of friends the other evening,
the oooasion being . in honor of the
D. C Sanderson of the Fieewater
Times, was in the oity Wednesday.
Mr, Sanderson officiated as clerk of
the Wade mule sale.
Charles Prioe, a well known Weston
farmer, oame over Wednesday with a
load of hogs whioh be disposed of to
Taylor & Le Grow.
Hack Fanning, an old-time resident
of this county, was in the oity Wed
nesday. Mr. Fanning now lives near
Mrs. Edna LaBraobe has returned
to Weston after spending several days
at tha hnmn nt Mr urirl Mrs r.nnio
LaEraohe. near town. j
There will be a meeting of the
Athena Commercial Club next Toes-
day evening. All members are re
quested to be present.
Athena hish sohonl wan dflfnntfld at
basket ball Friday evening at Milton
by the high sohool team of that oity.
The soore was 22 to 16.
Death olaimed three oitizens of Pen
dleton Tuesday night. Those who
passed away were L. T. .Link, Mrs.
Bothwell and Mrs. Allen.
" Miss Zena Crafts has reoovered from
her reoent illness and has again taken
np light work in the hospital at Hood
river, from whioh she graduated last
Fred Eilfert, the well known auction
eer of Freewater, was in the city
Wednesday having come over for. the
purpose of crying the Wade stock
Mrs. Fay Loveridge, of Wasritncna,
Wast)., was here several days this
week, having dental operations per
formed ty Dr. Sponagle, the popular
Joseph N. Soott writes that with
bis wife and little daughter, he left
Long Beach, Cal. on the 15th inst.
and will reoeive bis Press at home
Miss Nellie MoDonald. a reoent ar
rival from Sootland and Miss Koepke
of Helix, visited this week at the
home of Mr and Mrs. Al Johnson west
of town. .
Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Boober oame
over from their home near Weston and
attended the band concert Saturday
evening, remaining over Sunday and
visiting relatives. -
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. MoCorkell were
down from the monntain ranob this
week, visiting at the homes of their
danghters, Mrs. John Bothrook and
Mrs. Joseph Sbeard.
George Staggs was over from Wes
ton Wednesday, demonstrating with
an Overland oar of late model. Mr.
Staggs has the agency for the county
to sell the Overland.
The opera house piotnre show has
changed pioture houses and is now in
a position to give its patrons first
class pictures with entire change of
program eaob night.
J. W. Smith, formerly a resident
of this city but now engaged in bus
iness in Montana, is visiting relatives
and friends in the oonnty, inolnding
those residing in Athena.
Goodwin is to be the name of the
station at the branoh asylum near
Pendleton. Goodwin, a pioneer of
1869, donated a part of his homestead
for the townsite of Pendleton.
Whooping oough has been prevalent
on Gerking Flat for some time past.
Children in the families of Ernest
Koepke, Frank Jackson and George
Gerking have been afflicted.
Servioes in the Methodist oburob
Sunday morning as usual, at llo'
olook, bnt the evening serrioe will be
held in the Baptist ohnroh, where
baptismal service will be oonduoted
by Thomas Lawson, the pastor.
A horse belonging to Alex Johnson
was stolen from a hitobing rack in
this oity Wednesday evening, about 8
o'olook. Offioers have but a slim
ohanoe of apprehending the thief,
being in possession of bnt one slight
Alexander & Wilson's
is cheaper than livery hire, when
time is considered
Gets you there
than the horse
Easy riding comfortable cars
at your service at all hours
day or night. Try the new
way and be convinced.
Alexander C& Wilson
Phone 375 and 156 Athena, Oregon.
A child in the family of Frank
jacKson, residing west or Atnena, oas.
been seriously afflicted with mem
braneous croup. . It is reoovering from
the effects, under the oare of a profes
Clyde and Virgil Willtfby have
leased their land to Charles Kirk.
Clyde reserves a tract of land on the
home place and will raise hogs. Dean
Willaby has also leased his land for
a term of years.
There will te a special school meet
ing at the sohool house on February
23. al 3 p. m., for the purpose of
eleoticg a school direotur to fill the
vaoanoy on the board oaused by, the
resignation of S. F. Wilson.
Mrs. Minnie DePeatt left last Fri
day for Waitaburg Wash, where she
will keep house for Mrs. C. M.
Brotherton for about a month. Mrs.
Brotberton is in a hospital at Walla
Walla, where she is taking medical
R. T. Brown has disposed of the
'Tannery' to Frank Miller. Mr.
Miller took possession of the resort
Tuesday evening. It is Mr. Brown's
intention to remain in Athena, where
he contemplates engaging in another
line of business.
One of the carj belonging to the
Alexander-Wilson Autoservioe line
was stranded in the country the otbei
evening with a broken axle. A team
was impressod into bringing the oar
into town, and a new axle soon re
placed the broken one.
Save pain and money. Gold crowns
5 and $0. Biidge work, 5 and $6.
Amalgam and silver fillings, 60o. and
$1.00. Painless extraction, 50o. Foil
set of teeth, $10. Ouly the best ma
terial, and work guaranteed. Dr.
Sponogle, Reliable Resident Dentist.
Four Ford automobiles have ' been
sold to Athena residents this week.
A five-passenger oar was purchased
by Dean Willaby, rural mail carrier,
and Frank Kuowlton also purchased a
five passenger oar. H. I. Watts and
M. L. Watts each purobased a Ford
Those who are in the oast for the
oomedy drama to be presented soon for
the benefit ot tlie base ball fund, are
rehearsing regularly uuder the di
rection of Mrs. Rose of Pendleton.
Athena has excellent looal talent and
the personnel of the oast insure a suc
Friday and Saturday's program at
the Dreamland: 1. "Ibe Bioken
Trail." Kalem; 2 "Betty's Appren
tioeship," Pathe. 3 ' The Code of
Honor,"; Seligs. Sunday: 1 "A
Stage Romance," Edison. 2. "Heart
Beats of Long Ago' Biograph. 8.
"Mrs. Jones Entertains," Pathe.
The petition of S. D. Peterson of
Milton as a oandidate for the republic
an nomination as representative from
this county to the state legislature has
been filed. It declares strongly for
progressive principles, points to bis
official reoord in the last legislature
and subscribes to Statement JNo. 1.
Hereafter the church people of Free
water will be united into one com
munity oburob. The federation will
embrace the Presbyterian, Congrega
tional and Methodist denominations
of tbat oity. Rev. W. H. Bleaaney,
the well known Presbyterian minister,
will be the pastor of the newly feder
' The first spring millinery is being
displayed iu the windows of Mrs.
Lizzie Jones' store, in showers of ex
quisite artificial flowers. The dain
tiest of tints are shown and the dis
play would indioate that the early
styles will consist of the small buds
and blossoms, in the riohest of silks
Mr. and Mrs. Bobert Wright, and
daughter. Hazel, oame over from
Walla Walla Sunday afternoon and
, were guests for a oouple of days at
the home of Mrs. Wright's sister,
Mrs. D. H. Mansfield . in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright returned Tues
day evening, Miss Hazel remaining
over for the week.
In the general lineup of candidates
for office at the primaries next April
says the Live Wire, Horaoe Walker,
present member of the board of com
missioners, is teing strongly urged toy
his friends to make the raoe onoe
more. Mr. Walker has been elected
for three successive terms on (he
The Elgin Recorder recently pub
lished a story to the effect tbat Cooii
Britten bad been fonnd and was now
living with bis parents. The story,
like many before it, proved untrue,
the parents making publio denial of
baving reoovered tbe boy, . who dis
appeared one evening six years ago at
Woodward's toll gate.
Wines are the staples in family liq
ours, Bert Cartano carries a large
and varied stock of select vintageF.
f 1.50 per gallon, you can get ohoioe
Tokay, MuEoat, Angelioa, Sweet Ca
tawba or Port. These are California's
best product and give satisfaction
wherever used. Call at tbe Red Front
for tbe best and purest liquors.
Last evening in tbe parlors of tbe
Christian chnrob. a most pleasant
party was given by tbe Sunday schcol
class of Mrs. Robert Walker known
as tbe "Loyal Helpers," to their
fiieode. The rooms were tastefully
decorated, refreshments were served
and tbe large nnmber of young people
present vdted the evening a grand
The many Athena friends of Hugh
McLean will be surprised to learn tbat
be is in a critical oonditiou as the
result of cancer of tbe stomach. It
is said there is no hope for his recov
ery. He is at Pendleton where he is
receiving every attention possible.
Mr. MoLean has been io declining
health for soma time, but tbe charac
ter of bis ailment became apparent
L. T. Link, for more than 20 years
a teacher in tbe country sobools of this
county, died in Pendleton Tuesday
after a lingering illness from typhoid
fever. He was a widower tnt it is
eaidj little is known of relatives in tbe
east, as be was always reticent in re
gard to this matter, even with bis in
tiruate friends. He was a graduate of
Oberiin college and at one timo was
a practicing physician.
Pytbian Lodge No. 29, K. of P.,
will give ifiS annual ball on the even
ing of February 29tb. Ibe event has
come to be looked forward to in Ath
ena and nearby towns with considera
ble interest among the Lodge breth
ren, for the Knights of Pythias have
tbe reputation of being royal enter
tainers. A splendid attendance is as
sured. An order for unique souvenir
programs has been plaoed with the
Mrs. Henry Barrett last Saturday
afternoon entertained a number of
ladies at ber home in the south part
of town, Mrs. R. B. MoEwen being
the guest of honor. Ioes were served.
Ibe guests present were: Mrs. R. B.
MoEwen, Mrs. F. S. La Grow, Mrs.
Byron N. Hawks, Mrs. Wm. Little
jobn, Mrs. M. L. Watts, Mis. H. I.
Watts, Mrs. J. D. Plamondon, Mrs.
C. A. Barrett, and Mrs. Rose of Pen
dleton. While in California, Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. Ferguson visited at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Page in Santa
Ana. Mr. Ferguson says tbat T. P.
is the picture of health and is doing
splendidly on his ten aore farm. Eggs
from his White Leghorn hens net him
14.00 and $5.00 per day and he has
bis little farm set to English walnuts
and has tbe plaoe in a high state of
cultivation. Miss Dodley Page is in
structor in a conservatory of musio.
J. K. Edminston, the Walla Walla
tanker who failed in 1893 and who in
late years has reimburtei his de
positors in full has been looated by
friends in Cairo, Egypt, where he is
prosperous as an irrigation promoter.
Recently Edminston was pardoned by
Governor Hay, but it is not known
whether he will ever return to Walla
Walla, where there is many a man
and woman who appreciate bis honesty
and wculd be proud to welcome him.
Tbe most novel and interesting so
cial of the season is to be given at tbe
Cdristiao oburoh on tbe 29th inst It
is to te called a Leap Year social.
Many invitations will be sent out to
tbe youDg people of the district and
those reoeiving them will do the com
mittee a favor by replying. Novel
games will give mirth and jollity to
all, a cafeteria will be managed by
tbe young ladies at which the daint
iest lunobes and purest confections
will te served.
The union Teachor-Traiuing class
recently organized to study under tbe
tutorage of A. Mackenzie Meldrum,
are proceedug nicely with the lessons.
About 20 have taken up the work,
whioh has for its object tbe system
atic study of tbe Bible, with tbe idea
of beooming more profioient in teach
ing in tbe Bible schools. Members of
tbe Baptist, Methodist and' Christian
churches in this oity, and several of
other ohurcbes constitute tbe class.
Iodeed, it is not necessary to be affil
iated with any ohnroh, to become a
member. Tbe class meets eaoh Mon
day evening in the study room of the
Three ohildren of Mr. and Mrs.
Bufus Campbell, wbo were visiting
at tbe Caplinger home near town, put
the household in a panio of fear and
exoitement Sunday morning, when it
beoame known that tbe yonngsters
bad been eating poisoned fly paper.
Dr. Newsom was hastily summoned.
By strenuous effort on the part of
tbe physician, tbe little' ones were
soon out of danger. The two older
ohildren took the poison on full stom
aobs, baving recently eaten a heavy
breakfast, aud this doubtless mater
ially aided in throwing off the poi
eon. The baby was in a condition
that would not respond to an emetic,
and the doctor bad to resort to a stom
S. F. Wilson came np from Portland
and is spending a few days here put
ting bis office and law business in
shape to turn over the praotioe here
to G. H. Bisbop, an attorney wbo
enters into partnership with the firm
of Peterson & Wilson. Mr. Wilson
will hereafter devote his attention to
managing the Portland office of the
firm. Attorney Bisbop oomes from
Washington county, Tennesese. He
is a graduate of tbe University of
Tennessee. This is his first visit to
the Pacific slope, and he is already
favorably impressed with the climate
here as compared with that of bis na
tive state. When he left his home
there last week, the ground was cov
ered with snow and no sign of spring
had made its appearanoe.
Tbe Wade mule sale was attended
by a large crowd Wednesday. The
stock sold for from $250 to $350 a
span. There was a onte little team
of long-eared sorrel, wiry fellows, tbat
tbe Press man was tempted to tid in
for Wood, wbo, we understand, ad
mires moles in preference to an auto.
On reflection, however, we considered
what tbe result wonld be to tbe muree,
in event they oame into tbe hands of
tbe colonel, so we passed tbem up
Tbe humane society has a plenitude of
duties to perform in connection with
tbe Weston editor without fnitber
hampering it with a pair of peppery
Arkaosaw canaries for him to toy
with. Only eight bead of tbe twenty
eight in tbe band were sold, tbe own
er not being satisfied with tbe prioes
for wbiob tbe stock was being bid io.
He disposed of tbe remainder at pri
writes n very peculiar
band." said Maude.
"Yes." replied Mnymle. "It's Just a
lot of strnleriit lines nnd angles. When
you read It you bare to. guess at the
upelllng. the same as she does.
New Embroideries & Muslin Underwear for
. An Explanation.
"Your nephew la a college graduate,
"Yes." cenfessed honest Farmer
nornbeak. "but In Justice to the col
lege 111 own up tbat be bad no aense
beforelinnd."-Woman'a Home Com
panion The Giraffe's Ntck.
"Why does tbe giraffe have ancn a
long neck?" asks the teacher.
"Because Its head Is so far away
from It body." hopefully answers the
toy .-New York Press.
Our first shipment of Muslin Underwear has arrived,
and is on display. We have a nice, large selection of
Ladies Muslin Gowns from 75c to $3 00
Ladies' Princess Slips from $1 50 to 2 50
Ladies' Muslin Drawers from . . . . 25c up
Ladies' Muslin Skirts from 65c to $3 00
Ladies Muslin Corset Covers 25c to 1 50
Childrens Muslin Dresses for 50c to 2 50
Latest 27 in Flouncing, 75c per yard, ui
45 in Flouncing, $1 25 and $1 50 per yd
Be sure and see the fancy Draperies, Curtain Scrims
and Swisses and the new Embroideries for Spring, al
so some nice all-over Embroideries and other fancy
Trimmings and Fringes. Do your buying now while
our stock is large and the patterns here to select irom.
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it is but a silent mark of identifica
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