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JTohn Stanton who went to Malheur
j nnm . ii. (i, hob UCCII 111 lUf
everai aays at Untario, and may be
npelled to return to his home here.
Miss Lillian Ware is up fom Pendle
ton on a short visit.
Dr. Keelor of Walla Walla, made a
professional visit to this city Tuesday.
Born, May 13, 1018, to Mr. and
Mrs. Lawrence Pinkerton, a ten pound
ilra. John Rothrock has been serious
ly ill at her home in this city for sev
Buy your waterglass for preserving
eggs at Ware's Pharmacy. Only the
best, at 40c the quart. Adv.
For Sale. Two fresh milch cuws:
also four heifer calves from two weeks
to nine months old. Chas. Betts. at
Miss Lula Tharp has returned from
a weeks visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Dean Gerking, near Freewater.
Mrs. W. S. Gleiser and Mrs. R. E.
Gribble are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Gleiser's relatives in Dayton,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bulfinch, of
Weston, were in the city Sunday eve
ing, attending the baccalaureate ex
erciseB. Lee Hiteman arrived from Berkeley
California, last evening to attend the
funeral of his mother, Mrs. Lucinda
Misses Gladys Tabor and Florence
Smith, of Walla Walla, were week
end guests of Miss Hazel McFarland,
in this city.
Miss Leota Wagner, a former teach
er in the Athena school but now in
Pendleton, was in the city Sunday,
Master Arthur Foster left this morn
ing for his father's stock ranch near
Prineville, where he will spend a por
tion of his vacation.
Mr. and Mrs Edmund Walker were
in the city from Pendleton this week,
visiting at the home of Mr. Walktr'c
parents, his mother being very ill.
Members of the Athena High school
are this afternoon entertaining Mr.
and Mrs. J. 0. Russell and the faculty
at a dinner in the Domestic Science
Card of Thanks. We desire to
thank all friends who kindly assisted
us during the illness and death of our
beloved mother. Mrs. Ida Dell,
Mr. E. L. Hiteman.
Rev. and Mrs. R. E. Gornall. of
Pendleton, were Sunday guests f Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Koepke, attending the
baccalaureate services at the High
school in the evening.
Ed. Hendryx, a former employe of
the Press, has joined the news staff of
the East Oregonian, M. R. Chessman
having resigned to take the position of
secretary of the Patriotic Service
splendid rain fell in this section
Wednesday night, thoroughly saturat
ing the soil with a copious supply of
much needed moisture. Reports from
over the Northwest show that the rain
Of 65 men called by the Umatilla
county draft board to report for duty
on May 28, the following go from Ath
e la: John F. Shick, David A. Bell,
Herbert 0. Parker, Forrest Zerbaand
C. H. Gordon is a recent arrival in
Athena from Waukeen county, Neb
raska. He has rented a house from
Marion Hansell, located on 1th street
and his wife, son and daughter will
soon join him here.
Between 70 and 80 persons attended
the Junior Red Cross tea at the home
of Mrs. Henry Koepke Saturday after
noon. The tea netted the Juniors'
treasury the sum of 20. 75, and a very
pleasant afternoon was enjoyed by
Next Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, in
the Christian church, the local W. C.
T. TJ. and their friends will hold an
I informal reception in honor of Mrs.
VEGETABLES YOU MUST EAT AND FRESH FRUITS YOU OUGHT
TO EAT IF YOU WANT TO BE HEALTHY. THEY ARE MOT ONLY
GOOD FOOD THEMSELVES BUT THEY "TONE" UP YOUR SYSTEM
AND HELP TO CARRY OFF THE HEAVY THINGS YOU EAT.
YOU WILL ALWAYS FIND OUR PRESH FRUITS TO BE RIPE AND
SWEET; OUR VEGETABLES ARE FULL GROWN AND SOUND: OUR
PRICES ARE VER1 RE ASONRBLE.
1-GIVE m YOUR GROCERY ORDER TOD4Y
Speed up your purchases of
War Savings Stamps
We have them for sale
S. L H. Pure Food Grocery
Wear His Smile
by using a real paint
is manufactured from the purest of
materials because The Sherwin-Williams
Co. control the sources of their
raw materials. Gives protection for
the longest possible time.
J-- Oils, Glass and Brushes
Davis Errett, prior to her departure to
Spokane, where with her husband she
goes June 1, to reside.
A splendid exhibit of the Manual
Training department, under the direc
tion of Grant Shaffner, has been on
display in the upper hall of the school
house the past week. Taken all around
it is a very creditable showing, both
for the teacher and pupils.
Sunday afternoon near the Power
Plant on the Walla Walla river, a
family reunion dinner was enjoyed en
picni:, by members of the Gerking
family, including the Georgj Gerkings
of.Athena, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Ger
king and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Saylor
Mrs. J. Z. Harris, of Eugene, ar
rived Sunday evening for a visit with
he) granddaughter, Mrs. R. Bartlett
Baker, and for the graduation ex-
ercies of the Athena High school. Mrs.
Baker is a member of the graduating
class. Mrs. Harris is accompanied by
Mrs. Baker's two litte sisters.
The Star Club was most pleasantly
entertained Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Homer I. Watts, with
Mrs. Watts and Mrs. W. S. Ferguson
as hostesses. Fourteen ladies were
present, including Mrs. Maurice Fra
zier, of Milton, who was a guest of
the club. Light refreshments of ices
and wafers were served.
A family group of twenty-three
persons gathered at the home of Mrs.
Agnes McKay on Russell creek near
Walla Walla, Sunday. Among those
present were Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Gholson, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Foss,
Mr. and Mrs. Otha Reeder and chil
dren, and Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Taylor
and little daughter, all of Athena and
Dr. Sharp reports two cases of
paralysis occurring yesterday. The
first was that of J. A. Kirk, who suf
fered a slight stroke yesterday morn
ing, his right side being affected. The
other case is that of Joseph Sheard,
who had a severe stroke last evening
soon after eating dinner. Mr. Sheard
was unconscious for a time, his left
side being paralyzed.
Mrs. N. Burroker and Miss Belle
Mclntyre as delegates from Mignon
ette Rebekah Lodge, and Mrs. M. L.
Watts, Grand Treasurer, will leave
tomorrow for Seaside, to attend the
assembly of Grand Lodge of fiabekahs.
M. L. Watts and George Gross will
represent the local Odd Fellows' lodge,
Mrs. Gross will also be of the party
who will spend the coming week at
The Athena Knitting Club is still
progressing. A very interesting and
bucy meeting was held at the home of
Mrs J. A. Kirk, last Friday, when
four new members were added as fol
lows: Mrs. Hugh Mclntyre, Mrs.
Charles Kirk. Mrs. Omar Stephens and
Mrs. Guy Cronk. Mrs. Will Wyrick
of Pendleton, was a visiter. Today the
club is meeting with Mrs. J. W. Pm
kerton, atd next Friday afternoon May
M, will be with Mrs. J. C. Burke.
Stnator C. A. Barrett was brought
to his home in Athena Sunda fronti.
Portland where he half been ToKseveral
months. y-Mr. Barrett stood the trin
fairly jmell considering his phvsical
condition, and aside from resultant
fatigue, his state of health remains
practically without change. He was
accompanied home by Mrs. Barrett
and his daughter, Areta, who have
been constantly at his bedside for the
past weeks. From Pendleton the pa
tient was conveyed here in an am
bulance. Tomorrow afternoon at il p. m., at
the local library room, a public meet
ing will be he'd for appointing a com
mittee under the National Executive
Committee for receiving pledges for
the support of fatherless children in
France. As soon as a local committee
is appointed, lists of orphan children
will lie received, when selections by
individuals or organizations may be
made. Three dollars will keep a child
a month, and tttti.50 will keep him a
year. Further information may be re
ceived by calling at the library.
keiton, Edra Cartano, Eva Carstcns,
Conrad Miller, Delbert Read, Mildred ,
Stanton, Thel.ma Crabill, Audra Win
ship, Sadie Pambrun, Frank Williams,
8th Grade. Jeannette Miller, Sav
annah Smith, Pearl Ramsay, Dorvan
Philips. Herman Geissel, Kohler Betts,
Helen Downing. WUlard Parker, Nyna
Tharp, Crystal Eaton, Lela Schubert,
High School, Freshmen. Elizabeth
Mathers, Frank Miller, Edna Pinker
ton, Betheen Read, Mildred Winship.
Sophomores. Carrie DeFreece, Ar
eta Littlejihn, Hazel McFarland. Har
ry Martin, Belle Fambrnn, Velma
Schubert, Vernita Watts.
Juniors. Frances Williams.
Seniors. Henry Koepke, Angie
! The report of ths several room) tor
i excellence in attendance, depoitment,
courtesy, behavi r and scholarship
I shows that the seventh and eighth
! grades room has won the highest num
ber of Athena Press Honor Cup points.
I As a consequence, the cup will be pre
sented this evening to this department.
I The results show the following points:
Primary room, 766 1-3; Hrd and 1th
grades, 680; 6th and 6th grades uii6;
7th and Sth grades 786; High school,
Total studentB on register -, - 207
Total No. days taught. - 17
Whlv No. days attendance - 38,127
Whole ilo. days absence - 707
Whole No times tardy - 171
No. with perfect attendance - 38
Ave. No. belonging 4 - ' 1H0.7
Ave. daily attendance - 166.5
Per cent of attendance 97.4
Total vol. in library - - 73
Total No. visits by prents. - 891
No public meetings in school house H
J. O. Russell, Bupt.
23 Years Ago,
Prom the Press oi May 10 1895
The hot wind of yesterday caused the
wheat in places to "curl" a little.
Geo. Gross and family and Wm.
Pinkerton and Tamily are risticating
on the Umatilla river this week.
Miss Inez Hill, a Weston Normal
student, spent Saturday of last week
at the residence of L. J. Foss.
Councilmen S. L. Spencer, A. J.
Parker, Jas. Stamper and several oth
ers are fishing on Meacham creek this
Between chicken thieves and coy
otes. T. J. Wutts' poultry is rapidly
decreasing in numbers. He will be
pleased if the chicken coops are left.
The south side of Main street played
a game of ball Sunday with the north
side and came out victorious by two
Saturday was a red-letter day in
Athena for drunken Inlisns. The
woods were full of them.
Married, at Newport. Wash., May
8, 1X95, Fred Knowlton and Miss Ora
Marion Jack was in town yesterday.
,-He reports the girl baby at his home
to be getting along nicely. Is he
proud? Don't mention it
E. J. Dav;s shipped from Milton the
first strawberries of the year to the
Oregon fruitmen's branch at Denver
on May 10. The strawberry crop of
Milton is estimated at 16,000 crates,
which will be marketed in the next
Hunters in the vicinity of Bingham
springs last Wednesday killed two
A party of Weston Normal students
discovered a bee-tree on the headwaters
of the classic Pine, one day of last
week, and extracted therefrom 125
pounds of pure sweetness.
The annual session of the Umatilla
County Pioneer's Association at Wes
ton will be held June 0 and 7. Pres.
dent, Senator A. R. Price; secretary,
W. H.-Pruett, historian J. J. Galla-
Col. J. K. Mead left Pendleton by
team Saturday for a trip across the
continent to Florida. Rather a long
Hicks predicts a storm for today.
The following pupils have been
neither absent nor tardy during the en
tire year 1917-18, or 167 days. In
consequence they will receive certifi
cates as follows:
One year of perfect attendance.
Fay Berlin, Elizabeth Steele, Kathleen
Radtke, George Pambrun, Elver Mil
ler, Emma Ringel Melvin Coppock,
Alice Huffman. Vera Miller, Fay Pam
brun, Myrtle Downing, Elsa Ringel,
Lucinda Dell, Frank Williams, Sav
annah Smith, Frances Williams.
Two years perfect attendance. Ath
ena Russell. Delbert Read.
Three years perfect attendance.
Wilfcid Miller, Ruth Hutt, Marvel Mr-
Alexander, Betheen Read.
Four years perfect attendance Mil
dred Stanton, Conrad Miller, Lloyd
Matners, Edna Pinkerton, Vernon Mil
Six years perfect attendance. Frank
Roll of Honor.
Neither abent or tardy for the month
ending May 17, 1918:
1st Grade. Areta Kirk, Elver Mil
ler, Oral Michener, Emma Ringel,
Theodore Soden, Thelma Schrimpf,
Elizabeth Steele, Fay Berlin.
2nd Grade. Gertrude Eaton, Mary
Berlin, Ravmond Burke, Marjorie Boo
her, Lepha Cox, Beatrice Dickenson
Dorothy Geissel, George Pambrun,
Athena Russell, Kathleen Radtke, Dor
3rd Grade. Belle Anderson, Melvin
Coppock, Edna DeFreece, Lois John
son, Lorena Schubert, Lucille Smith
Dale Stephens, Clifford Wood, Ronald
Lieuallen, Helen Shick, John Buten
4th Grade. Muriel Csrden. Chester
Cox. Leonard GeiBsel, Alice Huffman
Vera Miller. Wilford Miller, Dean
Pinkerton, Itol Schubert, Robert Car
sten, Chester Eaton.
5th Grade. Lewis Berlin, Walthii
Havnie, Ruth Hutt, Donald Johnson
Marvel McAlexander, Neil Mclntyre.
Fbv Pambrun. Velton Bead, Russell
Carden. Reeve BeltB, Ellen Henry.
6th Grade. Brooks Anderson, Myr
ill? Downine. Ethel Geissel, Verva
Cross. Tom Kirk, Dorothy Koepke
Mildred Mathers. Vernon Miller, Ar
i eta Pavne. Lorain Shick.
?th Grade Lee Banister, Jobs Fin
Baptist Church Notes.
The Mothers' Day service last Sun
day was well attended and enjoyed by
all. Regula- services next Sunday at
both hours. Theme for morning ser
mon: "The Spirit-Filled Life." Eve
ning theme, "The Church, the War,
and World Conditions.' This is the
second address in this series. A cor
dial invitation is extended to every
one. Strangers welcome, and will
find a home with us.
D. E. Baker, Pastor.
Methodist Episcopal Church.
Next Sunday will mark the third of
four in the Bpecial series. The inter
est is increasing and a glorious service
is expected. The subject at the morn
in service is: "The Conservation of
Property;" the evening subject: "The
Human Heart The seat of World
Authority." Remember the Sunday
school at 10 o'clock. This church ex
tends a welcome to every one. You
are invited to attend all of our ser
vices. Walter S. GleiBer.
Will There be Sugar
Enough for Canning
A good many customers have been asking this question and
it is answered by the Food Administration in their Bulletin
No. 686, February 21, 1918.
There Will be Plenty of Sugar But
There Will Not be Jars Enough
In order to take proper care of your needs, we would sug
gest the following:
Order at once or soon, all the jars you think you'll need.
We have only a limited quantity of jars purchased, and do
not expect to be able to get any more when these are gone.
We Give Fair Warnings-first come, first served. We have
the Kerr line of fruit jars, as we consider them the best on
the market. This line consists of:
Kerr regular Mason Jar, Kerr wide-mouth Mason
jar, Kerr Economy Jar, Kerr Jelly Glasses, Kerr
caps and lids for all jars.
Athena Department Store
MaKe Pets of Hornbllls.
The yellow hornblll, one of the most
Interesting of the species, Is a com
paratively fearless bird and Is easily
killed. The male Is fond of perching
on the tiptop of tropical- trees and
ranking n noise like n yoTfng puppy.
The natives In Africa find young
hornbills easily tamed. They dig the
birds out of the tree nests when quite
young and rnlse them on milk and
berries In their huts. When grown
the hornblll remains attached to Its
foster parents and will eat out of the
same dishes. Left free, the hornblll
comes and goes much as does a pet
crow nnd remains about the hut un
til the first mating season, when It
goes awny with one of Its kind, rare
ly to return.
A Few Reasons Why
is beeoming the standard of
1 Bums kerosene, distillate or gas
2 Equipped with the famous Buda
motor. 3 Low center of gravity.
4 Flexibility, both front and rear.
5 Direct drive on both front high and
6 All parts enclosed in oil bath.
7 Simple control; one-man machine.
8 Self steering; runs in furrow.
9 Straight draw-bar pull; no side
10 One-third greater cooling capacity
than any tractor of same size.
11 Averages an acre an hour, pulling
3-bottom 14 in. plow.
OREGON-PARRETT TRACTOR CO
Box 67, Pendleton, Oregon
Ask us for a Demonstration on your farm
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
While there's no telling what conditions may'face
the country before the war iB ovjr, one thing is cer
tain and that is that Ford cars will grow more and
more into being actual necessities botb in city and
country. Prospective buyers will do well to place or
ders NOW, when a reasonably quick delivery is possi
ble. Dont put off until spring for the demand is con
tinuous from all parts of the country ; Ford cars are
wanted in the North, South. East and West, every
day in the year. Let us have your order today and
we'll hustle our best that you may not be kept wait
ing. Bunabouts $4115.00, touring cars f450.00, chas
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Burke & Son Garage
Phone 82, Athena, Oregon
The Christian Church.
The Bible school will convene at
10 a. m. with the director, Geo. R Ger
king, in charge. Preaching and Com
munion;! 1 . m. Text for the morn
ing sermon: Komans, iz-.ii. tvening
at 8 o'clock, 2nd Timothy, 1:0. The
good rains should constrain all Chris
tians to come to the house of God for
thanksgiving and praise. And each
should strive with the other to be first
present. Let us have a great glad
day, for God has been good.
D. Errett. Minister.
Get our prices be
fore placing your
Berry Monument Works
F. M. Barry, Prop.
12th and Main Street nearO. W. R.
N. Passenger Depot Walla Walla Wash.
N. A. MILLER Local Representative.
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Use of Cemert Increasing.
The populurlty of cement ns a build
ing material may be shown In figures.
In a period of 15 years the ceinenl
output In the United Sink's has In
creased from 17.000,000 barrels to 03,
000,000. This Is nn Increase of over
000 per cent. With slecl a pioUuel
which It Is extremely difficult to se
cure at the present time, there Is
great demand for cement to rcplncc
steel to some extent. Milwaukee
S. V. Sharp
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Special attention given to all
calib both night and day.
(Jail promptly auwered. Offloa on Third
Btrt. Athena Oreaor
Dr. J. C. Baddeley
CROUP & LASH
In Athena Monday' Tuesday, Wednes
day, other days of week in Walla Walla,
2nd and Main over Third National Bank
Dr. B. W. Croup - Dr. C. H. Lath
D. Scott Fisher
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
Residence and Shop, on Adams Street
We have in stock 3 1-2" Mitchell
and Bain Wagons and Bulk Grain
Tanks. Drop in and see them.
C. A. Barrett
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