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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1912)
Henry Doll trausaoted business in
Mrs. Boyer, nf Adams, was shop
ping in the city yesterday.
At NorDean and Clyde DeGraw were
in town yesterda? from Weston.
Mrs. Wagner and son. Ace, trans
acted business in Pendleton yesterday.
Yon oan bny the genuine J. B. Step
son ubs xor f3.3! at jju & Kadtke's.
Proebstel, at Weston, baa choice
alfalfa seed in quantity at low prices.
Mrs. Byron N. Hawks was the guest
of friends in Pendleton Monday and
Mrs. Effle Lloyd, of Portland, visit
ed relatives in Athena and vioinity the
Mrs. E. A. Boyd returned Tuesday
from a short visit witb ber daughter
at Milton. ..
Hermiston is marketing draw ter
ries, and finds a ready market for all
that can be raised.
W. V. Carbine, of La Grande, is in
the city visiting his daughter, Mrs.
J. S. Hunter, and family.
A large number of Odd Fellows and
Rebekabs attended the convention in
Peotlletou during the week.
J. B. Sponagle was fined $25 in
Jndge RioLards' court Saturday on the
charge of disorderly conduot. .
Mrs. AI. L. Watts and daughter.
Vernita, visited friends ia Waitsburg,
Wash., the first of the week.
This section was favored with a
welcome rain Monday and Monday
night. Gardens were greatly benefit
ted. . .
Misses Welland and'Romig, teaobers
in the sobool. left Friday for their re
epeotive homes in Portland and New
berg. ' -
Mrs. M. L. Leepcr left last week to
spend the summer witb ber daughter,
Mrs. J. W. Smith, at CorvalliSi
Mrs. J. D. Newsoni and children of
Walla Walla are at the borne of Dr.
and Mrs. G. S. Newsom, visiting.
Mr. Geoige Clark and Miss Nelson,
of Pendleton, were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs, A,. B. Steele in this city.
W. B. Shaffer and M. L., Watts of
the Preston-Shaffer Milling company
went to Ion, Wednesday, by auto
mobile. Mr. and Mrs. James Lieuallen were
in-the city Wednesday from their
borne near Weston, trading with looal
Look here I Do you want your old
stove to look as good and olean as
new? Call at Fix & Radtke's for
Oil Polish. : - ' ?"
Come to the Annual Reunion of the
Umatilla County Pioneer Association
at Weston, Oregon, June 7 and 8. : A
good time for all.
For Sale. Foil Hooded Brown
Leghorn, Plymouth Rook, R. I. Red,
turkey and duok eggs at reasonable
prioes. Phone 31x3.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. MoEwen and
daughter. Miss Jessies, attended the
Odd Fellows and Rebekah convention
in Pendleton .Wednesday.
Nex Friday morning at 10 o'clock,
the Boys of Honor base ball team of
this city will cross bats witb a boys'
base ball club of Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Goff, of New
berg, were guests last week at the
home of their daughter, Mrs. R. B.
MoEwen northwest of town, v
Helix lost a stunning 10 tuning game
of ball Sunday to Attallia. The game
Was the best that1 bas been played at
Helix tbis season. 1 be score was 7
. The young friends of Lloyd MoPfaer
rin gave bim a surprise party at bis
borne last evening, in honor of his
birthday. All bad a most enjoyable
Note Our Prices, Examine
and see whether you are getting your money's worth, or
whether you would not do better by buying your1 Dry
Goods, clothing, shoes, groceries, etc.. from Pendleton's
greatest and best Store. You'll find here the season's la
test styles, best qualities and lowest prices. Satisfaction
guaranteed or your money cheerfully refunded.
OUR SHOE DEPARTMENT.
Boys and little geuts shoes. We
show the greatest line of: boys
youths1 and little gents' shoes in
Eastern Oregon Oar space allows
onlv a few dosoiiptions.
Boy's Shoes, welt soles, velonr
calf, awing toe, plain lace, blaober
or button, sizes 1 to 5 $3.25.
11$ to 2. $3.00. . to 11 155,
Boys' Shoes, tan, plain laoe, blu
ohei or button, sizes 2 1-2 to 5 3.00
11 1-2 to 2 $250. 8 1-2 to 11 1-2
Women's Shoes of every style and
kind at economical prices.
Volour Calf Button short vamp,
broad cap toe, 1 7-8 inch heel, gen
uine whitb oak tan soles, suitable
for any oooasion, our prioe only
Dr. Darling's Comfort Shoes. A
shoe with a ousbion sole, very soft
and flexible, low heel, broad cap
toe. A dandy for tired feet. Oar
prioe only $3.00.
Worueoe Tan Bnt ton Boots. 14
buttons, welt sole, short vamp, cap
toe i represent the best there is in
the shoe business. Priced from
$3.50 to $5.00,
Women's Oxfords and Pomps,
Patent leather, velour calf, white
buck, white sea island duck, black
and tan Russia, etc $3.00 to $5.00.
DO YOU KNOW . ,
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offer you? They offer you the best
opportunity of your life to save 5
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We give T, W, P. trading stamps
on all oasb and thirty day business
--dont pass tbem lightly think it
over see what a lot of beautiful
and useful premiums you can get"
by trading here.
In our premium department you
will find an absolutely complete
line of Haviiand china, Rogers sil
verware consisting of knives, forks,
spoons, tea sets eto; art squares;
out glass, fanoy obina, fcrassware,
clocks, electric lamps, eto, -
You don't have to save up a
whoje book of T, W, P. stamps be
tgre yon cap trade tbem for pre
minms we have premiums for as
little as thirty stamps, or only three
dollars business. -
T. W. P. Stamps will buy you
more premiums and better premi
ums than any other stamp on eartb,
If you're not already saving T.
W. P. trading stamps, begin now.
Come In all colors, 27 inches wide,
very fine soft finish. Our price per
In all the wanted shades. Mohair,
Batiste, serge, eto. Extra quality,
per yd. 50o. . ,-
for summer dresses, in red, blues
and light colore, any pattern yon
want. Per yd. 5o. lOo. and 12 1 2o.
M EN 'S WORK SHIRTS.
We show the greatest line of
men's work shirts in Eastern Oreg.
Extra full out, long, gusseted,
faced sleuevs, double stitobed, good
weight, tine patterns, all sizes only
Bed Sheets, 6x7 ft $1.45. Bed
Sheets 6x14 ft. 13 oz. duok $3.75.
Tents, all sizes, wall or A tents.
Best grade 10 oz. wall tents, 10x12
ft. only $9.25, others equally cheap
oome as low as $4.75.;
'Men's canvas gloves, good weight
well made, fit right, doz. 60c.
Men's work sox, gray and tan
mixed, elastio ribbed tops, doz. 60o
Boss Overalls, fall out, felled
seams, none better, plain blae or
blue and white stripe, 50c.
Men's Work gloves. Short wrist
or gauntlet You can't buy tbis
quality in other stores for less than
$1.75 to $2.00. Onr prioe $1.50. .
In white, tan, light gray and fan
oy mixtures. Jackets are made in
tbe new two and three button cut
away. Skirts in two and three
Plain tailored trimmed witb but
tons, fanoy models trimmed with
heavy laoe, silk and braid. Econ
omically priced from $15.00, $22.
00, $25.00, $30.00, $37.00, np to
$40.00. - :
WHITE LINGERIE DRESSES.
Made in the latest models. Fine
meroerized nainsook combined with
dainty .laoes and emb. Other pret
ty models of tnoked net, trimmed
witb tbe new ball fringe and mod
erately priced at $7-50 to $37.50.
'-" Madras Waisting, 15o yd.
India Linen, lOo to 35o
Colored Lawns, 5o to 20o.
Golden Fleeoe Knitting Yarn,
extra larg-s banks, 25o per skein.
Cretonne in light and dark com
binations, suitable for comforters,
box coverings, eto. 24 inches wide,
pel yd. 9 l-2o.
An exceptionally large range of
patterns, plain hem, scolloped and
fringed. W offer here a special
number in plain hem full size bed
spread at $1.28.
The Peoples Wdrehouse
Where it Pays to Trade. Save Your Coupons.
Lost. A four-year-old brown mare,
with white strip in faoe, brand P B.
Reward for information will be paid
by Mrs. Paul Bushman, Athena.
Mr- and Mrs. I. M." Kemp were in
town from Weston Wednesday. Their
daughter, Miss ' Luoile, visited her
grandmother at Colton, Wash., last
week." . " ' -
Dave Lavender, who superintended
tbe construction of the maoadam road
between here and Weston, is on the
job at the Milton extension and is do
ing good wort.
Mrs. Jaok Harrison and little dangh
ter, who have been visiting at tbe
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Wall,
left Wednesday for their home in Van
couver, Wash. .
The Saturday evening concerts by
tbe Athena Band are greatly en joyed
by the citizens. Large numbers of
people gather on tbe streets to hear
these popular conoerts.
Mrs. Wro. Dosbon, Mrs. R. A.
Thompson and Miss Areta Rothrock
were among tbe Athena Rebekahs who
attended the convention and reoeption
in Pendleton Wednesday,
Frank Miller returned from Walla
Walla Tuesday with a fine new Au
burn car, which be purohased from
bis brother, who is selling agent for
these maobines at Walla Walla.
M. M. Johns,, who has been in the
city for the past month, attending to
business oonneoted witb his landed in
terests here, left Wednesday evening
for bis home in Vanoouver, Wash.
Clarenoe Wright ia now chief of
polioe and waterworks superintendent
for tbe city of Weston, having been
appointed to take the place made va
oat by tbe resignation of R. G. Blom
gren. Miss Breen and Miss Hoefer, teaoh
era in the Athena schools, have left
for Portland, where they will enjoy a
portion of their summer's vacation.
Miss Hopkins is visiting relatives in
Idaho. .r"' . W'
F. G. Luoas, the real estate man,
made a couple of deals this week. He
disposed of $2300 worth of Helix bank
stock to a Spokane man, and sold $300
worth of standing timber for R. E,
Craig Wilkinson returned last week
from a trip into Central Oregon. He
was at Bend, and reports that town to
be a lively one. He went with the
object of taking np land but found
none to his liking.
The Athena Band has teen engaged
to play at Walla Walla for the big
celebration on July 4 and 5. The
band will appear In the new blue
nniforms, and will make tbeir usual
. Tbe Farmers' Union State Board
and National President will be in at
tendance at the Farmers' Picnio in
Athena Saturday, June 1. Excursion
rates have been secured over tbe rail
roads entering Athena.
Jonas, tne 17 veer old boy who is
doing sensational pitobing for tbe La
Salle team of Walla Walla, and who
is to be given a tryout by the league
management of that city, is a son of
Guy Jonas of tbis city.
Commencing tomorrow, Saturday,
and lasting two weeks, Mrs. Lillie
Miller will have on sale ber entire
millinery stock. Nn charges will be
made, but tbe sale will be conducted
on a strictly cash basis.
A leak in tha water main on Third
street necessitated tbe water being
tnrned off Monday, until repairs could
be made. Asa result tbe mill was
foroed to close down and well water
was lesoited to for domestio use.
Some immense speoimens of the
stalks and leaves of rbnbarb plants
grown on the Stanton place were
exhibited this week by Mrs. S. C. Stan
ton. It is seldom such giant vegeta
tion ia seen outside of tbe tropios.
Michael Ryan has been paroled
from tbe penitentiary and is at tbe
home of relatives in Pendleton. Ryan
baa served three years of a seven year
sentence for killing Henry Dickson,
He was convict' 1 of manslaughter.
Mrs. Frank Slater and children of
Canyon City, will arrive today to
risit Mrs. Lillie Miller. Mrs. Slater,
who was formerly Miss Jeannette Mo
Gillis, has been attending the Reb
ekah convention in Pendleton this
Blauks for application for luorease
in pension have been received by old
soldiers in Athena from Senator Cham-
terlain. Several of tbe applications
have been made ont and forwarded to
tbe pension department at Washing
ton. D C. "
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Miller, May 20, and the little
one died on tbe 22. The child was ex
tremely delicate at birth, only weigh
ing 4 and one half pounds. Tbe
yonng parents have tbe sympathy of
the community. '
Dr. Dell is making quite a suooess at
taobing during bis wife's absenod. To
sea him with bis white apron and
sleeves rolled up, one would take bim
for a chef on one of Unole Sam's bat
tleships Tbe doctor is O, K., any
where you find him.
For Sale. A Piide of Washington
32 separator, a 20-horse power Case
engine, 14-foot header, cook bouse, in
Jaos complete outfit Separator is
practically new, having been inn only
14 days, Alex Mclntyre, Athena,
R. F. D. 1, phone 252.
Mrs. C. L. Crockett returned to ber
home in Pendleton Monday, after a
visit witb tbe Meldrnm family here.
Mrs. Crookatt bas decided to postpone
ber oootemplated visit to her old heme
in Scotland, for another year, and will
plan to go next summer.
B. B. Riobards is the recipient of a
fine cane, made by a convict in tbe
penitentiary at Deer Lodge, Montana.
It is a super b piece of workmanship,
tbe stiok being made of braided leath
er and borsebair. Tbe donor seo Mr.
Riobards a bair bridle which is to be
Kast uregonian: Horace iester
Swaggart, Jr., tbe year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Swaggart, died
Monday morning about 10 o clock
alter suffering for some time from an
attack of pneumonia. The fathe of
tbe little one is in New York where he
is preparing to undergo an operation
for the removal of a malignant growth
and was uaable to return to the fun
This evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Marion Hanseli, west of
town, the Young Peoples class of tbe
Christain ohuroh Sunday sobool will
te entertained with a lawn party, by
Mrs. Hanseli. A most eniovable time
is anticipated by tbe members of tbe
class, whioh is a large one.
George Ferguson has returned for
tbe nonce to the agricultural pursuits
of his boyhood on Weston mountain,
and will cultivate tbe snooulent po
tato instead of a life insurance "pros
pect," reports tbe Leader. Geergt)
has taken charge of tho Leach farm
lately acquired in a trade by Fay Le
Grow. 7. ;-.,,i,v:.;
Carl Christian Is looal agent for
Peats Bros, wall paper and decora
tions. His fine line of samples . repre
sents tbe finest ' stock in the world.
When ordering from him you get your
exolueive selections direot from tbe
manufacturer. When desired, be will
oall at your home and exhibit his
Tbe Press acknowledges receipt from
the offioe of Wm. MoMurray, general
passenger agent of tbe 0.-W. R. & N.
a beautifnl folder in colors, 6n tbe
coming annual Rose Festival iu Port
land. Tbe work is of the bigbest'typ
ograpbioal art and tbe presswork is
superb. It is from the press of Busb
ong & Co., Portland.
Lamar Looal No. 6 held a most in
teresting meeting Monday night, when
despite the heavy rainfall, a goodly
number assembled for the regular
meeting at La Mar sobool house. Two
new members were initiated, a splen
did program was enjoyed and a supper
suob as has made Looal No. 6 noted,
was spread by the ladies.
The Dreamland program for tonight
and tomorrow, Saturday night, is as
follows: 1. "The Sheriff's Friend,"
Vitagraph. 2. "Enooh Arden," Part
1; 3. "Enoch Arden," Part 2, Bio
graph. For Sunday evening: 1.
"The Seoond Honeymoon," Vitagraph.
2. "The Jollier," Kaleni. 8. "Gos
siping Yapville," Essanay.
Wines are tbe staples in family liq
ours. Bert Cartano carries a large
and varied stock of seleot vintagep.
$1.50 per gallon, yon oan get oboioe
Tokay, Muscat, Angelioa, Sweet Ca
tawba or. Port' These are California's
best produot and give satisfaction
wherever used. Call, at the "Goat"
for tbe best and purest liquors.
' The Press this week receives tbe an
nouncement cards of tbe Ritzville,
Wash., high sohool graduating olass,
in whioh the name of Ralph C. Gillis,
a former Athena boy, appears. Tbe
subject of the oration delivered by tbe
young man, asannonnoed on tbe pro
gram was: "How Is tbe Labor Union
Benefitting tbe Laboring Man."
B. H. Miiliken is prepared to give
old time oustomers of tbe shop mea
surements taken by James Cocley.
Mr. Miiliken bas all the Conlev meas
urements on file. Orders for summer
suits are now being taken by Mr. Mil
liken from splendid lines of samples.
Caieful atleniiou is given to tbe
cleaning and pressing department of
Fay." LeGrow, Sam Pambrun, H. I.
Watts. W. R. Taylor and Geoige Win-
ship spent a few days at tbe forks of
tbe Umatilla river, returning Lome
Tuesday evening. They went over
witb one of tbe swellest paoking out
fits seen in tbis section since tbe day
of frontier pack trains. Tbe waters
were so high that no attempt was
made at fishing.
Tbe sports editor of tie Pendleton
Live Wire says Walla Walla made a
cad break when White was released
and Brown given tbe oatptamoy of tbe
teem. In his opinion, White is as
good, if not better than Brown. If it
looks that way to the Live Wire ex
pert, it should suit tbe rest of us.
Here's hoping that Prndleton oan be
satisfied with suob dope.
A marriage license was issued yes
terday in Pendleton, to Charles Bar-
ow of tbis city, and Mis. Clara Bodily,
of Leaning, Mich. Both parties are
well known in Athens, the bride hav
ing made ber borne in tbis oitv for
several years, prior to going east. Mr.
Barrow needs no introduction to tbe
Athena people, having long been a
popular member of the Mosgrove Mer
Byron Hawks bas a new cement
sidewalk in front of bis residence pre
perty on Fifth stieet. Xbe work was
done by Hiram Knight, and tbe walk
is splendidly constructed in every re-
speot. Mr. Hawks finds tbe difference
in cost as compared witb board walks
so slight, permanenoy considered,
that he looks for many cement walks
to be tuilt in Athena hereafter. He
paid $75 for a walk 126 feet in length,
four feet in width.
The committee on program for tbe
Farmers' Picnio which will be held
in tbis city Saturday, Jaue 1, an
nounce tbat able speakers will be bere
to disouss numerous topics of interest,
amoog whioh will be Progress of tbe
Union, Marketing, Scientiflo Agricul
ture, Co-Operation, 26b and . 27th
legislature, Initiative Bills, etc.
Amusements will include a base ball
game, dance, merry-go-round and oth
er events of amusement, while tuo
musical features will include band
oonoerts, vocal and instrumental solos,
quartets and duets.
Memorial services for tbe soldier
dead will be held at tbe Christian
ohuroh Sunday at 11 a. m. Pastor
Meldrum will preach tbe memorial
sermon on tbe subject: "Liberty, tbe
Noblest Passion of tbe Soul." Tbe
servioes will be beld in onioo by all
of tbe congregations of tbe city,
Special musio of solos, quartets, eto.,
will be beard. All are invited to tts
services. On Wednesday of next week
firares will be put in condition for
Peoaration Day. On Thursday, May
?i0, tbe old soldiers and citizens will
march to tbe cemetery at 10 a, m.
where tbe graves will be decorated
witb flowers, aod short services beld.
Foley's Kidney Cure
makes kidneys ana Madder right.
Character is expressed by the figure
as well as .the face. Shapeliness signi
fies feminine daintiness. The highest
degree of personality is given by- the
Therefore, to make your personality
as distinctive and decided as possible,
wear a Henderson Corset These mod
els are designed to shape the figure to the most fash
ionable, graceful lines. We carry a large assortment
of Hendrson Corsets and can fit women of every size.
FIJI m IrMDTT
THE "MONEY-BACK" STORE, ATHENA, OREGON,
to my already splendid line gf
give a service that cannot be equalled by any other machines, be
cause no others possess such valuable features as -,
, Gmnalna UndordrcC(, Floating Framm and Uniform Tilt
Genuine underdraft puts all the pull of the
team on the cutter-bar, giving greatest pos
sible cutting power. All neck weight is
eliminated by the floating frame, and the
3 Styles smK uniform tilt makes possiblo cleaner work
G Sues and more ha
Don't fail to look Into
all tha features that
make the Admiral
Mower "King of the
Hay Field." Examine
the machine in our
atore or aik the man
that ownsan Admiral.
G W; Proebstel
cutting Machines Walter A.
Wood-the excellent Milwau
kee line in No. 12 Binder and
Mowers, and Peering Head
ers, I feel that we can please
the most fastidious. We are
to the front with large and various stocks of all that is needed in the Hardware and
Implement lines. Oils, twines and all extras for Woods, Milwaukee Peering, Mc
Cormick and other machines. Investigate our stock of Lumber and building supplies.
are now on the market, and we take pleasure in an
nouncing that throughout the season we will have an
f abundant siioolv of fresh, rine fruit. Owino- to verv
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I favorable connections, we are prepared to make the
lowest prices on this delicious fruit and we are going
to make a special effort to meet the needs of every"
household in this community Let us know your wants.
Mason Jars Economy Jars
Mason Jar Caps Economy jar Caps
Mason Jar Rubbers Economy jar Clamps
(was never more complete. When you are readjr to
purchase your harvest bill, you will save money by
calling on us. We invite comparison of quality and
price. We have the goods right here in Athena, so
trade at home where you can get a square deal.
MOSGROVE MERCANTILE COMP'Y.
Main and 3rd. Phone, Main 65. Athena, Oregon.