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bATHENA, ORE., FEB. 12 ....1915
In May the extensive work which
has reoeived the attention of the led
real government for years on the
Celiilo canal will be completed at a
oost of approximately $5,000,000. The
completion of this work will enable
boats from the sea of oapaoity op to
four hundred tons to make the rcn to
Lewiatoo, Idaho, approximately five
hundred miles inland, while similar
diitanoes can be teaabed on the upper
Colombia. The completion of the
oanal at tbis time, just when the great
Panama waterway is to be plaoed in
service, gives to tte Northwest water
waya interests an additional prom
inence and vast beoeHta.
It is aoooaooed that jost recently ,
Sears, Roebuck & Co.. one of the tig
mail order booses, declared a SO per
sent dividend on its oommoo stock.
Think it over rainote fifty per oent
profit above all expenses and salaries
Xo wonder tbe Chicago Berald spoke
of it as " 'catties the melon." This
ocapacy did a tiotisaes last year of
)Cl,f0,O00 oonnt Ibem if yon oan
m iinoflrfd aad one million dollars
ifcatss ties tot deserving country mer
chants la pit a 0 peroenl dividend
Ms tte pockets of Cbicsgo mnlti-illioaairet
Tbe Washington State Fish Com
niusnoser bai deoided that oo mots
flab batched at tbe state hatcheries
will be piloted in streams closed to
fishermen. Oregon, too, bss stats fisb
bstoberies, operated from foods de
rived from Ashing lioense moneys, and
it would be well for tbe Oregoo Fish
Commissioner to plant fisb in streams
of tbe state open to anglers, excluding
those wbiob are not.
Wioked war is like other sins not
made less wioked by being oovered up,
censored as moob as possible. It is
as Oorra Harris says in her latest oon
tiibntion iu the Satorday Evening
Post from the soene of Us horrors
tbe very commonest inoident of the
plight of tbe victims , is worse than
imagination would have pictured be
fore the war began.
We understand that Germany has
extended an invitation for a hundred
thousand bnuters to oome to that
oouutry. Guns, ammunition, guides
and game fnrulsbed free. Thanks.
We prefer to take ours on tbe Limber
Jim, furnish our owu ammunition and
trnst to luok for the game.
Heoretary Bryan's job is no siueoure
these days with a son in-law connect
ed with the British army and the
Germans aoouBlug him of favoring the
allies lu neutrality matters. The job
of being a oommoo citizen is a most
desirable one in these stirring times,
MoCormlok and Pluobol, who put
tbe bull in Boll Moose, have made
. subllo the announcement of their
withdrawal from the progressive par
ty. Good sight Teddy! (with tbe
No ose getting soared at a shadow
-not even a groundhog's. And yet it
does look lather fearsome to some of
the small fry who would like to hog
littlo of it themselves.
If the Mexioan poblio school pnpils
have to learn the names of their coun
try's presidents, they're having a live
ly time of It these days keeping track
of tbe 44-hour changes.
Tbe Oregon hen may be depended
upon to get tuy now, that old Sol
has deoided to greet us with a warm
Aoroxs tbe poud these oouasicual
pence proposals are almost drowned
In tbe toar of battle.
i '. i .'
With soaring prices in wheat and
floor, most any kind ot a baker can
make the bread rise.
Eternal, systematic, boosting is the
price of suooess in couiiouulty building.
A Peculiar Poison.
The Mexican Indians derived from
their ancestors, the Axteca. tbe method
ot making tbe poison of tulavatcdl It
Is a subtle drug, tbe constituents of
which are not known. The peculiar
effect of the poison la to rteMtrey tbe
mind, while only nicntiy arrwring the
A Wits Selection.
Grobbs Hon do you like mj new
auibrollaV smiblia- Klin- tint- Yoo
sweni to have plckrti up aniiu'thtng
good. Itlclimiind IHsiniti h
The blood more stirs to rouse a Hon
than to start a hare Bliukespcar
FINDING THE RANGE AT SEA.
How Warships Bring Their Guns to
Besr Upon the Enemy.
One of the most Important instru
ments used on a warship Is the range
finder, for without this instrument It
Is practlcaly impossible to aim tbe
guns accurately without first incurring
a serious delay In getting tbe range
by trial shots. -
Range Anders oil work on much tbe
same principle. Images of the sblp or
other object sighted on being received
through tbe two object glasses, ono
located near each end and on the side
of tbe tube, being reflected and refract
ed by a system of mirrors and prisms
so that both are brought to the eye of
tbe observer, who looks through tho
eyepiece located at tbe middle of the
tube and on the opposite from tbe ob
Tbe right band object glass transmits
only tbe upper half of the object sight
ed on and the left band object glass
tbe lower half. When sighting on a
sbip, for example, tbe rigging and fun
nels will appear to be offset horizon
tally from tbe lower part ot tbe sbip,
so long as the Instrument Is not set
for tbe correct range. Tbe Images are
tben brought together by a thumb
screw that moves one of tbe prisms,
and this sets a scale that shows the
distance in yards to the ship. Pear
HE WAS "A LITTLE QUEER."
His Eccentricity In the End Proved His
Itev. Mr. Da ga more, to whose mem
ory is a slab In the church at Cats
boge, Leicestershire, England, was "a
little queer." It seems that the rev
erend gentleman died In January, 1880,
leaving all of bis property, valued at
$3,500. to a railroad porter.
This queer old preacher kept one
servant of each sex, whom be locked
up every night tils Inst employment
of an evening was to go the rounds of
his premises, let loose tbe dogs and
Are off bis gun.
lie lost his life In a curious manner.
Starting out early one morning to let
ont bis servants, the dogs fawned upon
blm and threw blm Into a pond of wa
ter. Tbe servants heard his cries, but,
being locked up, could not render as
sistance, so tbe old man was drowned.
When the Inventory of bis property
was taken, he was found to be tbe
owner of 80 gowns, 100 pairs of trou
sers, 100 pairs of boots, 400 pairs of
shoes, 80 wigs (although be bad plenty
of natural briir), CO dogs, 00 wagons
and carts, 30 wheelbarrows, 249 razors,
80 plows, SO saddles and 222 pickaxes
end shovels, tie surely was "a little
queer.' London Stnndnrd. "
Merely Point of View.
It was about 3 o'clock, and the fad
ing light in tbe art gallery of the Pub
lic library was beginning to bother tbe
painter woman who faced the sunset
canvas with lumpy palette impaled on
ono thumb and palut brush held hesi
tatingly in the other hand, while she
scrutinized again the Intricate blend
ing of sunset colors and backed away
a few steps farther to squint at tbe
perspective of tbe old whaler she was
copying as it lurched In painted wares.
Details of color blending, of light and
shade, of form after the fashion of a
painter's sensitive appreciation, un
doubtedly filled her mind.
Then came thumping along tbe pol
ished door two other women. They
stood for a moment in silence In front
of the sunset picture. One of them
talsed a thick, berlnged baud and rub
bed the canvas with a slow, feeling
"Ain't It grand, Nellie?" she said.
"An' all band painted too." New York
An Old Larch Tree.
Italy can boast of a larch tree tho
ago of which Is estimated to be 2,000
years. It Is situated on tbe northern
flank of Mont C'betlp in tbe direction
of the huts of I'iuo Venl, above Cour
niaycur, a few steps from the foot pa 111
that skirts the limits of the meadow
land. Due nllownnce being made for
the extreme slowness with which the
larch grows, for the altitude above sea
level (1.050 meters) at which It Is root
ed and for Its northerly exposure In
the noar neighborhood of the glacier,
where the cycle of Its development Is
barely fire months every year, tills
venerable lurch, uutouebed alike by
woodman's ax and thunderbolt, cannot
be less than 2.000 years old.-ticots-atari.
Wanner to the Musicians.
Wagner's little admonition to the mu
sicians was most characteristic and
worthy to be noted by many an orches
tra of this day. "Ucnflcmeii," be said,
"1 beg of you not to take my fortissi
mo too seriously Where yon see 'tf'
mako nil 'fp' of It, and fur piano play
pianissimo Remember how many ot
you tliero are down there against the
one poor single human throat up here
alone un the staee." Netimnnn'a "Per
"It is strange that there tiro no wom
en on the bench of tho United State
supreme court," remarked Mrs (Jnhh
as she looked up from her paper
"It la strange," agreed Mr. (In Lib.
"That court nlwnys bus the last word."
A Great Gift.
"They any she is splendid In amateur
"She's a wonder, (the ran make the
most painful tragedy a source of gen
nine amusement." Life.
Item that hare honey In their mouths
hnre stings la tliolr tnlls,-8eottlsb
An Observant Boy.
"I wish yoo buys would be more ob
servant,'' said a young schoolmaster.
"When I was a hoy I was always on
tbe lookout, and what I did nt ec was
not worth seeing I was faiimua for
that I remember iimti I was told by a
man I met that I wns nil eyes What
do yon suppow lie meant by Hum "
"Probably he was referrlim rn rour
mnverKtittmi." replied on,- urn mid (be
other boys looked out ol I lie w indow
us they tried to keep then tan wilier.
Tills shows that ordinary boy have
eyes aud euro both. Philippine Educa
HIGH COST ACTING.
Salaries of the Pat as Compared With
Thoss of Today.
Our Imaginations are so nimble in
this world of dollars that wo have al
ready censed to notice the bagatelle of
a vaudeville salary of $3,000 a week,
such as some of our nrtrcwr are said
to have received. We are already col
culatlng on tbe salary of the future.
Tbe salary of tbe past was not so nm
bltlous. It wus a thing to worry over,
not to speculate upon
In the late fifties of the hist century
Mrs. Drew and her mother roeolved
$10 a week for tbe two. Sir. mill Mrs
G. II. Gilbert received the same sum.
At this time the custom wns to give
two plays a night, with sinking and
dancing between The regular actors
also did Un specialties They siii
plied their owu wardrobes us well, and
as the theater going public was smaller
there wns necessarily a cotistunt
change of bill. The $1(1 was mid,. u lit
edly well earned.
The first person to receive a salary
of three figures wns Itose Kytluge, the
most popular emotional actress of her
time. Her first salary us leading wo
man bad becu $23, and at the time she
considered It n great sum, for she bad
started on the stage at $7 a week.
Harulet called the players "the ab
struct and brief chronicles of the time,"
and indoed in no other business today
do we flud so clearly tbe characteris
ties of our age. No other profession
Is more overcrowded or more of a gam
ble, yet those members of It who suc
ceed In finding engagements should
have little complaint to unike against
tbe high cost of living, with such
changes In their remuneration within
our memory.-New York Tribune.
THE TURKISH HERCULES.
Ahmet Bey's Feat of Daring, Strength
Tbe Turks tell of Ahmet Hey, an
Ottoman officer who served against
tbe Russians Ahmet was possessed
of a dating In keeping with his heroic
proportions and physical strength, tic
was the beau Ideal of u soldier, oue
whose military knowledge seemed In
It appeal's that Abdul Keritn I'ashn,
the commander In chief, while in
spectiug his troops one morning casu
ally expressed the wish to capture a
Servian prisoner from the Servian
lines. Ahmet Bey. overhearing the
remark, saluted and asked permission
to get tho commander a prisoner. He
received the permission, although Ab
dill Kciim wondered at the request
Ahmet wheeled his charger, dashed
spill's Into Its Hanks mid galloped
straight for the nearest Servian out
As he approached half a dozen rllles
cracked, but Ahmet galloped on mi
harmed and marked down one sentry
for his prey. The sentry llred nt the
audacious horseman, missed and start
ed to run. Ahmet swooped on blm
like n hawk upon a chicken. He bent
down, grasped the Servian by the col
lar mid swung blm across the saddle
in front. Then he' galloped .back,
bending over his horse's ueck to es
cape tbe bullets, and handed over the
prisoner to the Turkish commander
amid tho shouts of tbe soldiers. St
Not a Square Deal.
Miss Mason was explaining to her
Sunday school class the lesson for tbe
day, the subject being tho tares and
"Now, remember, children, the tares
represent the bad people and the wheat
tbe good ones." -
"Why, Miss Mason I" exclatmed n
rosy cheeked boy, who bad been listen
ing through the lesson with deep In
terest. "Did you say the tares are the
bad folks and tbe wbent the good
"ifes, James," replied tbe teacher,
pleased at tho lad's Interest,
"Well, thnt's funny, 1 thlnkl" re
marked the tmitler of fact child. "It's
the wheat that gets Ih rushed: the tares
don't" Country (iontlomnn.
"I believe In tbe motto 'Never put
off fill tomorrow what you con do to
"Pay me that $5 then."
"The rule doesn't apply; that's some
Mug I can't do today." Boston Trim
"Takes things as they come, eh?"
"Ves. And when they don't come be
rakes a rest" Birmingham Age-Herald.
The beautiful seems right by force
of beauty. H. B. Browning.
To Son Francisco CQC DC
and return vuu.du -
San Diego tM 0C
and return vul.33
RAILROAD & NAVIGATION GO.
Liberal Stopover Privileges
For full information, tickets, etc., ask
J. R. Mathers, agent, Athena, or
R. Burns, D. P. and P. A., Walla Walla
Id the Juetioe (Jonrt for the District
of Athena, Umatilla County, Oreg.
Lillie Miller. Plaintiff,
Lavinia Graham and
Herman Graham, Defendants.
To Lavinia Graham and Herman Gra
ham, the above-named Defendants
In tbe name of tbe State of Oregon,
yoo are hereby required to appear and
answer the complaint filed against
yon in (be above entitled soit within
six weeks of tbe date of tbe first pub
lioation of tbis summons, on or before
tbe 26th day of February, 1915. And
yon will taie notioe tbat if yon fail
to appear and answer or otherwise
plead within said time, tbe plaintiff,
for want thereof, will apply to tbe
oonrt for tbe relief prayed for end do
mended in plaintiff's said oomplaint
towit: For $300 and costs and did
borsements of this aotion.
This summons is published pursuant
to an order of Hon. B. B. Kiobards,
Judge of the above entitled Court, du
ly made and filed on tbe 13tb day of
January , 1916; and tbe first publica
tion of tbis summons will be made in
tbe Athena Press newspaper published
at Athena, Umatilla county, Oregon
on Friday, tbe 15th day of January,
1015, and the last publication will be
made oo Friday, February 26, 1015.
HOMES I. WATTS,
Attorney fcr Plaintiff.
8. F. Sharp
PHYSICIAN AND SDEGEON
Special attention given to all
calls both eight and day.
Calls promptly answered. Offloe on Third
Street, Athena Oregor
DR. A. B. STONE,
Physician and Surgeon.
Offloe In Post Building. Phone, 601
DR. J. G. McMATH
Will be in Athena, on Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays. Office in Barrett
Building, upstairs. Phone, 521.
DR. J. W. WELCH
Office Hours: 9 a. m, to 4:30 p. m.
Homer I. Watts ;
In the Justice Gonrt for tbe Distriot
of Atbena, Umatilla Coooty, Oreg.
James E. Sorlmsber, Plaintiff,
Malcolm Stevens, Defendant.'
To Maloom Stereos, the above-named
In tbe name of tbe State of Oregon,
yon are hereby reqnired to appear and
anaver tbe oomplaint filed against yon
ia tbe above entitled suit within six
weeks of the date ot tbe first publics
tion of tbis summons, on or before the
36tb day of February, 1916. And yon
will take notioe that if yon fail to ap
pear and answer or otherwise plead
within said time, tbe plaintiff, for .
want thereof, will apply to the oonrt
for tbe relief prayed for and demanded
in plaintiff's said oomplaint to-wit:
For $300 with interest thereon at 8 per
oent per annum from July 11, 1913 to
Nov. 1, 1011 and interest at 10 per
oont per annum from Nov, 1, 1911 no
il paid, and $36 attorneys fees, and
oosts and disbursements of this aotion.
Tbis summons it published pnrsnant
to an order of Hon. B. B. Richards,
Judge of the above entitled Court,,
uuiy maae ana mea on too list a aay or
January, 1916; and the first publica
tion of this summons will be made in
tbe Athena Press newspaper published
at Athena, Umatilla County, Oregon,
on Friday, the 15th day of January,
1916, and tbe last publication will be
made on Friday, February 36, 1916. '
HOMER I. WATTS.
Attorney for Plaintiff.
DR. E. B. OSBORN
Veterinary Surgeon & Dentist
Graduate McKUUp Vetlnary college
Offices: Commercial Stable and Hawks Drug I
MEMBER I FEDERAL!
PETERSON & BISHOP
Freewater, Oregon - Pendleton, Oregon
TOURTELLOTTE & HUMMEL
R. W. HATCH, Manager
Despain Building, : Pendleton, Oregon.
Notice of Administrator's Sale.
In the County Court of Umatillla
County, State of Oregon.
In tbe matter of tbe Estate of
W. W. Jaaobs, deceased:
Notioe is hereby given by me, B. B.
Biohards, administrator of tbe estate
of W. W. Jacobs, deoeased, that on
Saturday, the 6th day Marab, 1916,
between tbe hours of one and five
o'clock p. m.,. on tbe premises at
Athena, Umatilla County, Oregoo, I
will sell to tbe highest aud best bidder
for oash in band all tbe following de
soribed realty, which belongs to (he
estate ot W. Wi Jaaobs, deoeased, re
alty desoribed as follows, and apprais
ed at 350. to wit: Lot 8, in blook
6, in Railroad addition ot the City of
Athena, Umatilla County, Oregon, -
This notioe is given pnrsnant to tbat
certain order made and entered in tbe
above entitled matter in open oonrt on
January 87, A. D. 1016, directing tbe
administrator herein to sell said realty.
Homer I. Watts, B. B. Richards,
Notice to Creditors.
In the Connty Oonrt of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County.
In the Matter of tbe Estate of
Tokti, au Indian Woman, Deoeased.
Notioe is hereby given to all persons
whom it may oonoern that Leo Samp
son has bean appionted administrator
with the will annexed ot tbe estate of
lokti, an Indian woman, deoeased,
and has qualified as snob. All persons
having claims ngainBt her estate are
required to present them with proper
vouchers as required by law to the
said Leo Sampson at tbe Umatilla
Iodiau Agenoy opon the Umatilla In
dian Reservation or to Will M. Peter
son his attorney, at bis office in the
Smith-Crawford Building at Pendle
ton, Oregon, witbin six months from
tbs date of the first publication of this
Dated this the 15th day of January,
A. D., 1016. Leo Sampson,
Will M, Peterson, Aamtnistrator.
Attorney for Administrator, v
ST. NICHOLS HOTEL
S.E. FROOMB, pbop. 1
Only First-class Hotel in
THE ST. NICHOLS !
. U the only one tbat can accommodate $
ran beteoomended for lis elean and
ell ventilated rooms.
Cob. aim akd Third, Athkka, Or. 4
in Carload Lots
Cascade 4 foot Fir Wood, $5,50
Cascade 4 foot Maple Wood, .... 5. 75
Cascade 4 foot Alder Wood 5M
F. 0. B.
Athena - Pendleton Branches North
ern Pacific Railway.
Postoffice, Bdgewater, Washington.
Why Pa? PerCentT
For farm loans when yon oan obtain
cheaper money bv applying to Maloney
as Gwlnn. Euqulreor write to either
J. a. Owinn of tbe Pendleton ab
stract Company, or J. W. Maloney, of
Pendleton, Oregon. Adv.
For Sale or Trade.
8000 aores ot grain land six miles
from StauUeld. Praotioally all in cul
tivation; 1000 acres in winter wheat,
fair buildings, pluuty of well water.
Owner will tride for oily property or
stook ranch op to 30 or 40 thousand
and take erop payments for balanoe.
Prioe 133 per aorei what have yoo for
this? Frank MoKltoy, Cambridge,
C. E. RUDE,
First National Bank
Leave Orders with F. S. Le Orow,
or phone Main 363, Pendleton Ore.
Residence, 501 Pine Street.
Succeed when everything else fafla.
In nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY ,1-IVER AND
it is the best medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counter.
"" - ' -
cA. J. Parker
ud Up-t -4at
SOUTH SIDE IA!K
CAPITAL AKD SURPLUS
V?. B. SHAFFER President, W. 8. PER
OUSON, Vice-President, P. 8. LeGBOW
Cashier, B. T. CANNON, Ass't Cashier
BUILD MORE DURING THIS YEAR
Manr New Buildings on Farms and in
Cities Expected in this Vicinity
During Present Year.
' Many more new buildings for Athena
are predioted both in town and In tbe
country.. The general feeling of better
times is rapidly spreading and with
the advent of spring, new jobs are op
ening up. .
Many modern step saving Homes are
being oontem plated. A general im
provement in tbe architecture of homes
of this vicinity is being nolioed. The
plan book which thai nm A LnmLum
bei Go. loan to prospective home build
ers oontains over one hundred designs
of homes, all of whiob have been bnilt
in tbe Northwest before and have been
designed by Northwest Arobiteots, so
they are appropriate for tbis part of
Barns, General Purpose Barns, Horse
Barns and Dairy Bares are being con
templated. In tbe two story barns,
the special Turn-A -Lam Girale Boot
or Gam Orel roof seem to be tbe two
styles most favored. Both of these are
self-snpporting and will be found in
the special Tnm-A-Lnm Plan Book.
The 'Xum-A-Iium Silo has been de
signed by their Engineers, to be bnilt
of stook lumber from their free piauB.
Ibey have proven very satisfactory,
and are recommended over stave silos
for hot dry climates. By reason of ab-
senue of patents, their oost is abont
half tbe oost of patented stave silos.
Hog-sheds, Chieksn Houses, Milk
bouses, eto, will make op a large part
ot tbe smaller types of boildings. Ma
ny of tbe designs of these buildings
whiob have proven most satisfactory
elsewhere, are to be fonnd in the free
plans of the Tnm-A-Lnm Lumber Co.
as well as a number of model sobool
houses, of one room np. "See Johnson
at tbe borne of lom-a-Lnmber."
j"y ufW Powder
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
(WVAt BAKINO POWDER CO. , MEW YOBtt.
&II the LwSinrofth
See ths!DeJigc"Bed Springs at
MILLER'S FURNITURE STORE.
THE ATHEHA MEAT MARKET
I i Vi i ...I.. !'n ''! .I '""TIT'S
' 'rfer ' We carry the best
ol-3gyj That Money Buys
IWjl f Our Market is
! I ErfHpiV Clean and Cool
fill K irf Insuring Wholesome Meats.
'Smj'M BRYAN St METER ...
ffij Main Street, Athena, Oregon