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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (April 6, 1917)
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J. H. Gwinn of Pendleton, wa3 an
Athena visitor Tuesday.
Miss Eloise Bergevin spent Sunday
with friends in Walla Walla.
Grover Hays was in Athena this
waek, from his home in Portland.
Dr. and Mrs. J. A Baddsley are
spending the week on their Touchet
Mr. and Mrs. John Bell and Mr. and
Mrs. James Bell were in Walla Walla
Mr. Carl Barker of Walla Walla,
has accepted a position at Ware's
Will Miller has gone to Anaconda,
Montana, where he will work "at the
Mr. and Mrs. Melville Johns and
Mrs. Jackson Nelson visited in Walla
Mrs. Isabella Kirk, of Halsey, is a
guest at the home of her son, Charles
Kirk in this city.
A splendidly dceorated Easter win
dow at Dell Brothers, attracts the at
tention of passersby.
Kernel Wood came over from Wes
ton on April 1st and celebrated his
birthday with friends here.
Mrs. Daan Dudley has returned-from
Portland, where she has been in a san
itarium for several weeks. She is
very much improved in health.
Miss Kathren Froome and Miss Vel
va Mansfield were guests Sunday of
Mrs. McDonald at Pendleton.
Welsey Tompkins is over this week
from Whitman, spending the Easter
vacation with Athena friends.
Mrs. Fred Lieuallen of Portland,
was a guest Saturday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Mansfield.
Mrs. Elizabeth Mansfield visited the
first of the week with At.hpriA fripnHu
from Weston, where she is now living.
Miss Daphne Swearingen, of Pen
dleton, was a guest over Sunday of
Miss Lucille Taylor, at her home just
east of town.
E. C. Goodwin, special agent for the
Mutual Life was here this week, work
ing the territory with the local agent,
W. P. Willaby cams up from Port
land, and spent a couple of days in
Athena. He eft here for Waitjihuro'
where he will visit his daughter, Mrs.
A military jitney dance will take
place at Happy Canyon in Pendleton
on next Wednesday evening, April 11.
the proceeds from which will go into
the Red Cross treasury.
Mrs. M. L. Watts, accompanied by
a number of friends, drove her Winton
car to Walla Walla Saturday, and wit
n3ssed the patriotic parade staged in
that city during the afternoon.
ney Barnes and Ernest Boynton
:e the first Athena men to enlist,
joining the Idaho Niational Guard yes
terday at the recruiting station in Pen
dleton. They leave this afternoon to
join their regiment at Boise.
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IF IT'S GOOD TO EAT
WE HAVE IT
Table Peaches, extra good quality
6 Cans $1.15
Pineapple, fancy sliced Hawaiian
6 Cans 95c
Olives, extra large
Horse Radish, freshly grated
I. a rue Jar 80c
Mrs. Porter's Mayonnaise
The Jar 30c
S. , H. Coffee, best for the price
All Fresh Vegetables for Saturday's Trade
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Ira McDonald is home from Port
land, where he has been taking med
ical treatment, and now considers him
self a well man. He was a guest at
the Worthington home the first of the
Mrs. Maslan, mother of Mr. Mas
Ian of the Athena bakery, came down
from Wenatchee, Wash., this week
and visited her son and family. She
was en route to her home at Berkeley,
The Foss-Winship hardware store Is
nnilii.rrnini, avlanoiuo ini..i-lnr imnrdVP-
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: ment. White paint brightens up the
' ceiling and shelving, a new wall case
, has been installed, and the lighting
system will be improved.
' "Easter and the Kingdom," will be
the theme at the Christian church Sun
day morning. Bible school 9:50, spe
cial music by the choir. The evening
will be given to a well prepared Easter
service by the Bible school, aided by
In one day's coyote hunt Thursday,
northwest of town George Myrick un-
eartnfed a total of twenty-three of the
npnlrv litxtp vnrminfs. One nest shel
tered four, another nine and another
ten; which represents a tidy little
sum, at u per.
The next attraction of the lyceum
course at the Christian church April 17
will be Ralph Parlette, the writer and
humorist. No man ever came to us
with stronger endorsements. He al
ways leaves a lot of truth fcr his hear
ers after the laugh is gone.
The ladies of the M.E. Ai 1 Society
have made ample provision for their
cooked food Bale to be given in the
Worthington building on Main street
tomorrow afternoon. Call early and get
your choice of the delicious cakes, pas
try, dressed chickens, salads, etc.
Mr. and Mrs J. A. Kirk arrived Fri-
Hnv ovpninff frnm Pnlspv tn mnke
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their permanent home here. They i
have taken up their residence for the j
present on their farm south of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Kirk will be. heartily
welcomed by their many friends in
A number of Athena business houses
are patrioically decorated with flags.
The one floating over the First Na
tional Bank building is especially nut -icable
and presents a beautiful sight
at night. An electric light gives it a
brilliancy that may be seen from a
rs. Bert Ramsay and daughter,
Peart, arrived Sunday evening from
Pendleton, and will again occupy their
home on Third street. Mr. Ramsay
is in Southern Oregon Mr. and Mrs.
Al NorDean, who were living in the
Ramsay home, have moved to the
Brookner property on the West Side.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Woodward
were host and hostess at a dinner par
ty last Sunday at their home west of
town, at which a family reunion of the
menjbers of the J. T. Lieuallen family
took place. Dr. and Mrs. Fred Lieu
allen of Portland, were the motiff of
the gathering, and the guests included
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Lieuallen and fam
ily of Walla Walla, parents of Mrs.
Woodward, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Lieuallen, of Adams, Mr. and Mrs.
Bayne, and others to the number of
twenty-one. Mr. and Mrs. Woodward
had just returned from a short trip to
Portland, driving up from the city in
their Franklin car.
23 Years Ago,
(From the Press of March 30 1894
Valvoline, Mono- Goodyear, Fire
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Sunday Evening Program
At the Christian Church
Processional, He Is Risen I
Reading: The Angel's Message, Lois
Invocation, in Unison.
Duet: Olive and Helen Shick.
Dialogue: Peace Message, Fred
Radtke and Harold McLennan.
Song, Junior Chorus, Mrs Dr. Scott,
Vocal Solo, Doris Thompson.
"The Mothers Heart," Ellen Henry.
Solo, Selected: Max Newson and
The March of the Flower Girls -Paul
Miss Velva Mansfield.
Vocal Solo, Selected, Lucille Taylor.
The Moo Cow Moo, Kathlyn Radtke.
Swing Little Birdies, Laura Eliza
Solo and Pantomime, Jeanette Miller
and Class of Girls.
"If These were Yours," Blanch John
son, Lois Mclntyre and Class of little
tots, led by Elizabeth Steele.
Song, Junior Choir.
Girls Drill, Miss Maude Sherman,
Vocal Solo, Selected, Mrs. David
Sermonette, Norman Mclntyre.
Some Modern Miracles: Tableaux
Male Chorus, Hail, Starry Flag.
Dr. W. R. Scott Director.
Heppner expects the Spokane tele
phone line will be extended to that city
P. N. Stevens says that because Po
pulists are so numerous and money so
scarce, he will dig or clean wells 20 per
cent cheaper than ever before.
Walla Walla street ca- service is to
be resumed about the first of April.
The cars were taken off last fall be
cause the line failed to pay running ex
penses. J. N. B. Gerking has removed his
ranching outfit from Athena to his
place on the reservation near the Rig
by ranch. Mr Gerking will farm in
that locality 820 acres this season.
Two bridges on McKay Creek were
washed out Sunday, during the flood.
Marion Keys has been in charge of
Miss. Wades school room during her
C. A. Barrett attended Columbian
Congress Banquet at Pendleton, Fri
Vess King, proprietor of the Athena
Club Rooms, met with a very painful
accident yesterday. While attempting
to get into a hack the team started and
he slipped to the ground in such a way
that his left knee was thrown out of
Died In Athena, Oregon, Tuesday.
April 3rd, 18H4, Patrick Maxwell,
aged 60 years, h months, and M days,
The Weston Leader calls the Milton
paper an "Heagul' and says the editor
began life as a low,' wood-sawer, and
the Eagle man retaliates by accusing
the Leader of mismanagement and us
ing "dead patent medicine advertise
ments to "fill up" on, and in an easy
off-hand manner, playfully calls the
editor a specimen of the genus hobo, or
homo. 01 those horrible editors! and
yet we don't believe either of them
but that's got nothing to do with the
Although rather early in the season,
now is the right time to begin the agi
tation of our Annual Horse Show. Last
yeas there v. ere many fine horses on
exhibition in the different classes, and
there is no reason why we can't have
nearly double the number this year, if
we commence in time and let horsemen
know we are prepared for'alljcomers.
During the immersion of some con
verts to the Adventist creed a few days
ago, at Pendleton, Elder G. W. Davis
remarked. "I believe the last days are
here, and that the prophesy is being
fulfilled right along. The second com
ing of Christ is at hand."
We learn that Milton is soon to have
a saloon, to be started it is said, for
the sole purpose of helping to consume
the home production of grape wine
for which that section is notoriously
nbted and which is drunk excessively
in preference to the water over there.
At the republican primaries last
Wednesday the following were elected
to attend the the county convention at
Pendleton April 1th. North Athena:
Elmer Reeder, T. J. Kirk, Victor
Shick, W.J. Wilkinson and Lew Shaw.
South Athena: W.T. Gilman, George
M. Froome, Henry Schmitt and Robert
Coppock. J H. Hiteman was nomina
ted for justice of the peace and W. J.
Wilkinson for constable in North
Base Ball Season Opened.
The base ball . season was ushered
in last Sunday afternoon with a battle
royal between Billy Littlejohn's Mil
lers and "Dutch" McFerrin's Bush
whackers. The bushwhackers won
the game, score 8 to 1. Captain Lit
tlejohn received an injury to one of
his fingers while backetopping, and
Roy Walker of the Millers received
serious injury during the game.
Wednesday afternoon the Athena
high school base ball team met defeat
at the hands of Milton high by the
score of 10 to 2, on the local diamond.
The Athena team was not strictly high
school, "Rusty" Shick who deserved
a shut-out game to his credit, pitching
for the locals. Poor support lost the
game. Shick allowed six scattered
hits, which were generally followed by
an error. Six err we were made by
the Athena boys and together with the
hits received by Milton, netted the vis
itors the ten runs. Athena did not
score until the eighth inning, when a
rally gave two runs. A second rally
was started in the ninth, but the third
out came with the bases full and no
more scores were made.
She rending ncwspanerl-"Dlrorred
10:13 a at., weds again 5 p. m." What
do you think of that? Be It would
take that long to get the llcense.
Judge. He who does not stretch himself ac
cording to the coverlet finds bis feet
Proud of Their Norse Descent and Pre
fer Scenery to Trees.
Miss Elinor Hoot, who hits been visit
ing in the little known Orkney Islands,
leils us that the natives nre very proud
of their Norse origin, Indignantly repu
dinting the Idea that their forbears
"People do not speak here with near
ly so broad an uecent as the people In
Scotland," Miss l!oot remarked to her
hostess,4'nnd I notice the names do not
sound Scotch CUtt, Twatt. Rett, Cur
sitor, and so on. How Is that?"
My liostessstln"ened visibly.
"They are not Scotch. We are not
Scotch. We did not come from Scot
land. Have ye never heard of the
Norsemen from beyond the seas? We
are the descendants of tiicm. We nre
not of Scotch blood. Ye do not call the
Irish English; ye're uot to call us
"I beg your pardon." 1 returned hum
bly, and to change the subject plunged
Into the theme of afforestation. The
venture wns an unfortunate one, as
trees refuse to grow In the Islands.
"Trees spoil the scenery," declared
my hostess. "We would not have them
If w could. If ye go to the southland
ye cannot see anything of the scenery
for the trees. We like to sec scenery '
He Saved the Patent Office.
When In the vnr of 1812 the British,
who bad taken Washington, trained
their guns upon the patent otllce Dr.
Thornton, throwing himself directly be
fore the guns, cried:
"Are you Englishmen or Goths nnd
Vandals? This Is the patent ofUce a
depository of the Ingenuity and Inven
tions of the American nation In which
the whole civilized world Is Interested.
Would you destroy It? Then let the
.charge pa. through my body."
And the building wns spared. Twen
ty-four years afterward, however, II
was destroyed by fire, together with
every thing In It
Couldn't Forget It.
"Saturday night some miserennt lug
ted off a wliole con) of my wood, and
somehow I can't forget about It," de
"Have you tried to forget It?" In
quired Ills friend -
"Yes. Sunday morning I went to
church, hoping I could gel It off my
mind, and before I had been there five
minutes the cbolr started In singing
The I.ost Chord.' so I got out. "-Judge.
jltT HErRE the best tire buy on the
! iWilrtz unexcelled and mileage returns lfes"-vfl
I MM I ..Jcr prove it. Buy a pair of Fisk Non- N. Vjl
Skids and put llicm to the dollar- TyM V
Ml I TrF tor-dollar value test. "When you pay 5 I 'A
MllMl more an 'sk Pr'ces nu Pay for ! Jfe-Jli
fill Tt something that docs not exist." Don't ftfci iffll
IIIMllll I iE' frSet that, when you buy tires.
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WAR IS DECLARED
On High Cost
While everybody is figuring on the best way of re
ducing the cost of living, we are doing our share
to bring about an improved condition in table ne
cessities. Taking advantage of every trade condition and buy
ing for cash, enables' us to give you the benefit of
A few cents, nickles and dimes, saved here and there
makes a material difference in the week's outlay"
Juicy, Sweet Oranges, per doz 15e
One gallon Catsu p 65c
1-2 pint Catsup 3 for 25c
Sweet Potatoes per can 20c
Small Navy Bjans pjr pound .12 1-2;
Fleishinann Yeast 2 for 8c
Bleached Sultana Raisins 15c
Lii&ht House Cleanser 3 for 2Ec
Fancy Dried Peaches per pound 12 l-2c
Fancy Dried Prunes per pound 12 l-2e
FIX & RADTKE
Main St. THE "MONEY-BACK STORE" Athena
Burns as a Tax Collector.
In tbe olden days candles were taxed
articles, and It wns the duty of llobert
Burns as an excise ollker to sec that
tbe tax was not evaded, lie generally
looked the other way. however, as
when passing through the kitchen on
nlgbt at William l.oiiimr's of Kennl
shall, where the gudewife was busy
making candles, be merely remarked,
"Faith, madam, ye're thrang tbe
nlcht," and passed Into the parlor.- r
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sold at prices that are right
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HERE IS THE SPOT
to Come to Every Time for the Best in Groceries
TRY THESE they win Pase. One best, The cTVIonopole Monopole
Vegetables, Monopole Fruits, Monopole Salmon, Mono
pole Oysters the leading quality brand. None other is quite so good in Quality.