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Frank Lockwood and son wire in
town Tuesday from Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mra. B. D. Tharp, son and
daughter, spent the week end at,Bing
ham springs. j
A light crop of hay is being cut in
the Echo district.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Richards were
in Walla Walla yesterday.
Miss Zola Keen is home from Whit
man College, for the .summer vaca
tion. Mr. and Mra. David Stone and Mr.
and Mrs. Carl McConnell spent Sunday
at Bingham springs.
The local library will be opaned fcr
regular business tomorrow, Saturday,
afternoon and evening.
Mrs. A. R. Booher and her daugh
ter. Mrs. (iertie Shick, have returned
from a visit to Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Sanders and
daughter, Miss Hazel, spent the week
end at Bingham springs.
Mrs. Jane Wallan of Adams, has
been spending the week at Pilot Rock,
with her sister, Mrs. Price.
Notice. All persons knowing them
selves indebted to Dell Bros., call and
settle account at once. Adv.
Mr and Mrs. William McBride have
bft for their home in Portland, after
visiting here for several days.
Miss Gladys McLeod has arrived
Lome from Eugene, where she finished
her second year in the U. of O.
Mrs. Roy BurKe will go to Portland,
this week where her husband is cm-,
ployed, where she may remain.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dougla3 have
been spending the week in Wallowa
county, visiting Mr. and Mrs. Chance
Mrs. W. J. Gholson is visiting this
eek at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Otha Reeder, west of town.
Verne Dudley has returned from
Portland, where he has been attendinc
school, for the summer vacation.
Mrs. Ethel Scott spent Sunday with
her mother in Walla Walla. Mrs. Gar
field's health is improving slowly.
For sale. Four mules and a brood
mare. Have a good milch cow to trade
for a work mule. Phone 25FI5. Ad.
Mrs. W. R. Taylor and daughter and
Mrs. D. H. Mansfield and two 'daugh
ters, spent Wednesday in Walla Walla.
Al Sigmon has gone to Helix to
take charge of the Standard Oil Com
pany's distributing station at that
Mrs. Naomi Dickenson and Miss
Alice Clark of Helix, left this week
for Camas, where they will spend the
The aphis has almost entirely dis
appeared and vegetation is beginning
to show good effects from the absence
of the pest.
VRay Hansell, writing from Philadel
phia, announces his departure for a
'triVacross seas. Bay is in the Naval
Miss Salton, a trained nurse of Col
lego Place, Wash., is in the city, hav
ing been summoned on the case of
little Elizabeth Steele.
Claude Coomans has resigned his
place in the O.-W. depot, and Dorvan
Phillips is filling the position. Claude
will go to his home at The Dalles.
Miss Grace Zerba, who graduated
last week from Facific University at
Forest Grove, has returned to her
home. Miss Zerba majored in Home
A meeting of the Honor Guard.Girls
will be held at the home of Mrs.
Ralph Hassell, local leader, on Thurs
day afternoon, June 27. All members
please be present.
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Sanford Stone is overhauling the
McEwen threshing machine prepar
atory to harvesting the season's crop.
He will operate the machine curing
the harvest season.
Mrs. Hugh Lieuallen was a com
mencement guest at the University of
Oregon, during the past week, and
witnessed the graduation of her sister,
Miss Ruth Rothrock.
Nick and "Red" Williams, former
members of the Athena base ball team
have enlisted in the navy and both are
attending the government electrical
school at Mare Island.
I Mr. and Mra. George B.. Woodward
i spent the week in Walla Walla, at
tending Whitman College comruence-
ment exetcises, and the reunion of
the alumni class of '10.
Hugh Bell has recently disposed of
480 acres of land near Wayland, to
i Dr. Baddeley of Athena and Millard
! Hall of this county. The consideration
was approximately 30,000.
Robert Hicks, William Dytr, Mar
vin Roy, Samuel Culberson and Louis
Berry have been call id for military
service. They have been assigned to
the spruce cutting department.
Casnpr Woodward has hepn in Ad
ams county, Wash, thio week! sizing
up the growing grain prospect. He
has a large acreage in wheat in
Adams county again this year.
Mrs. J. A. Kirk, chairman of the
Knitting Club, announces that the
meeting will be hld next Friday,
June 28, at the home of Mrs. Wall.
All members are urged to attend.
For reliable cleaning, pressing and
repairing, leav your clothes at the St.
Nichols Hotel and Sam Haworth will
bring them to "The Model Cleaners,"
Pendleton. H. T. Lester, Prop. Adv.
Oliver Dickenson had a serious at
tack of blood poisoning on his arm
this week. The poison has been con
trolled and he is now getting along
nicely. The affliction started from a
Pat Hoyt ha3 returned to Athena
after an absence of over a year. He
has been engaged in blacksmithing,
part of the time in California in the
navy yards. At present he is working
on the new elevator.
Mrs. M. M. Johns and son Flint, are
expected to arrive from Vancouver, to
spend the summer here. Flint has just
completed his second year at U, of O.,
and will spend the season in the har
vest nMd. j
At the annual school election at the
school house Monday afternoon, A. R.
Coppock was elected director in place
of W. P. Littlejohn, whose term ex
pires. E. A. Zerba was re-elected
clerk for the district.
Ralph Hassell was In Pendleton
Tuesday evening, where he attended
the farewell dinner given at Hotel
Pendleton by a number of the friends
of John Ross Dickson, prior to his de
parture for army service.
A la.vn social is announced for
Saturday afternoon and evening, June
29, at the home of Mrs. Ralph Hassell,
given. under the auspices of the Girls'
Honor Guard. The generous patron
age of the public is solicited.
The other day Master Vernon Miller
placed his right optic squarely in a
knot-hole and Master Herman Geissel
took a crack at the hole with a potato.
Result: Vernon is now nursing the
injured member in a nice, white band
age. Fuel dealers are now taking orders
for fuel, on the basis of instructions
received from the State Fuel Commis
sion. The slogan now is: "Buy your
fuel now and get it out of Uncle Sam's
way," before crop moving time rolls
yW. P. Littlejohn spent a day recent
ly at Helix, inspecting the new flour
mil at that place. Ora Shigley, one
of the millers under Mr. Littlejohn iX
the Preston-Shaffer plant in this city,
is in charge of the Helix mill tem
porarily. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Booher came
in from Condon this week ana" will
again reside in this vicinity. Mr.
Booher says that crop prospects in the
Condon country would he considerably
brightened with the coming of a much
Aus. Foss is blamed for holding the
rain off last night, by covering up a
hole in the roof of his house, where a
new sleeping porch is being built. It
is the unanimous opinion that had he
left the aperture open, a good shower
would have resulted.
Word has just been received by rel
atives here of th death of Miriam, wife
of Archie Shick, which occurred at
Bremerton, Wash., this morning. Mrs.
Shick has been a sufferer from tub;r
culosis for some time. She leaves a
husband and little daughter.
Mrs. OrtiB Harris has returned from
a visit at the Sheldon Taylor home on
Cold Spring. While there, Mr. and
Mrs. Taylor and their guest visited in
Pendleton and Bingham Springs Mrs.
Harris will leave about July 1 for her
home in Kalispell Montana.
Mrs. F. S. LeGrow left Saturday,
in company with her mother and sis
ter, Mrs. Bowles and Miss Bowles of
Walla Walla, for the LeGrow stock
ra ich near Philipsburg, Montana. The
ladies made the trip by automobile,
Miss Bowles acting as chauffeur.
Joe Hodgson was in the city from
Weston Wednesday, and made this
office a call. He reports that Weston
people are already moving to McDou
gal Camp for the summer, and on the
4th of July, a grand corumunitv dinner
will be a feature of Independence Day.
Sandy McDonald, aged 50 years, died
suddenly at his home near Pilot -Rock
last Friday evening, as the result of
an apoplectic stroke. The funeral was
held Sunday, interment taking place
at Weston. Mr. McDonald numbered
many people of this part of the county
among his friends.
Water Supt. Dobson is cleaning out
the mud which nearly fills the well at
the auxiliary pumping plant at jthe
head of Athena's water system. Nego
tiations are also being made for the
installation of a motor at the pumping
plant near the mill. With the putting
in of this motor, it is probable that
irrigation of la a us arid gardens wijj
Misses Savananah Smith and Jean
net te Miller participated in the pro
gram at a reception given in Weston
Saturday afternoon by the Episcopal
ladies of thit city, at the home of Mrs.
Charles Nelson. Miss Jeannette gave
a vocal solo, accompanied by Miss
Mr. and Mrs. John Klepser and Mr.
and Mrs. Shreider, of Halsey, formed
an auto party who were visiting in
Athena this week, with a view to lo
cating in this vicinity. They are
successful farmers and have recently
sold their holdings in the Willamette
L. J. Foss left for his home near
Terrebonne, Crook county, yesterday
morning, after spending three weeks
in Athena. He will visit his son John,
at Moro, en route. During most of
his stay here Mr. Foss was engaged in
making repairs and improvements to
his residence property.
Emery Worthington was one of the
five volunteering in Pendleton, called
by the local draft board for service in
mechanical branches, to be sent to a
training camp in Cailfornia. Tha
other four volunteering are: George
E. McLaren. Karl Hicks, Owen ByrJ
and Blaine C. Burton.
A. A. Foss is making additional im
provements to his residence property.
Bead Hill is doing the carpenter work,
and a sleeping porch will be construct
ed, besides other extensive changes in
the interior of the house. Mr. Fosi
has bored a well and will install a
force pump for irrigating purposes.
Rain is badly needed for spring
sown crops, and some fields are now
past the stage of redemptoin. It is
said that George Staggs, who farms
northeast of Weston, is plowing up
his spring barley crop. It was seeded
on spring plowed ground, Crops, es.
pecially wheat, sown on fall or winter
plowing, are better.
At the court house in Pendleton Sat
urday, the democratic county central
committee met and elected the fol
lowing officers for the ensuing year:
Norborne Berkeley, chairman; S. A,
Newberry, treasurer; James Johns,
Jr., secretary; J. W. Maloney Btate
central committeeman, R. F. Kirk
patrick, congressional committeeman.
There wil be a meeting of the
Athena Red Cross next Wednesday
afternoon at the rooms in the school
house, and the chairman, Mrs. Sharp,
desires a full representation of the
memDership. The local chapter,
owing to quarantine, is nearly a uiont'i
behind with its work, and it is neces
sary that activities begin at once, and
that all respond with their help.
John C. Martin returned to his Mon
tana stock ranch Monday, after spend
ing several weeks with his family in
Athena. His 'luo so'is are on the
Montana ranch. Mrs. Martin will be
obliged to remain here for a time,
on account of the condition of her
daughter, Gertrude, who has only re
cently recovered from scarlet fever,
and is still unable to bear the exertion
Elizabeth, the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Steele, has been in a
very critical condition the past week,
frofli a complication of Mdney trouble
having set in as the after effects of
scarlet fever. Dr. Keylor was called
Monday in consultation with Dr, Sharp
and an expert nurse is in attendance.
The little one is now slightly improved
and strong hopes are entertained of
Ray Zerba, who recently enlisted
in the army and is at C amp Lewis,
has been critically ill with pneumonia,
but is now rallying, with every hope
of his recovery. His father, J. F.
Zerba, has been with his son at Camp
Lewis during the past week. He
writes that Ray has safely passed
through the crisis and unless compli
cations should set in, no apprehension
should be felt.
Miss Ruth Rothrock has arrived
home, having completed her course of
four years in the University of Ore
gon, at Eugene. Athena is proud to
claim her as a graduate of the State
University, representing this city.
What her plans for the future are,
have not been learned, but no doubt
a young lady having the laudable am
bition to hold so steadfastly to her
course of education so far, will make
good use of her splendid advantages.
Athena will probably be represent
ed in the big parade at Pendleton Tues
day forenoon, when 73 men leave to
join the army at Camp Lewis, by the
Girls Honor Guard from here. If the
guard participates, it will be necessary
for automobile owners to provide trans
portation facilities. Pendleton pro
poses that the county give these de
parting soldiers a? rousing sendoff.
They leave for Camp Lewis imme
iiately after the parade at 10 o'e'lock
F. S. LeGrow shipped out a carload
of stock over the O.-W. R. & N. Wed
nesday to Missoula, Montana. It in
cluded buckers and saddb horses for
the Stampede, which will be put on
by Mr. LeGrow, Jinks Taylor and oth
ers in the Monttana city on July t, i
and S. Frank Reed took his relay
string to Missoula, going overland. He
fig ired that his race horses would be
in better condition by making the trip
than if he shipped them by train.
Every effort is being made this year to
make the Stampede the biggest Wild
West exhibition ever given in Montana.
Queerest Coin on Earth.
Have you ever seen u inanlll.'i? It Is
a coin used by natives of West Africa
and Is sidd to be the most curious coin
in the world. In shape "inimlllas" re
semble a horseshoe with the two ex
tremities flattened out like u caruelV
foot. Being made of solid copper,
three-eighths of an Inch thick, they
weigh over elglit ounces each In
"f nee vuliie" term of tEef qbeer coins
are equivalent to 2.1 cents, an th if $1
worth would be on uncomfortably
Not only are these "ninnillas" ued
among the native, but white (ruder"
accept them u legal tender for goods
sold at the various stores. At one time
this strangely shaped money hud quite
n large circulation In certain parts of
the coast, but its use l now restricted
to a few bush towns and one Includ
ing Bonny, Brass and Akossa. "Ma
ttllias" are now very UiflScult to obtain.
The Picnic Basket
in it, and upon what goes into it real- J
T depends the success of the outing.
So have your picnic baskets filled at
our store, where nothing but the fresh
est and best groceries are handled.
We carry a line of fruits, can goods
and bottled goods that are just right
to make any picnic lunch a most de
Breakfast Bacon, lb 50c
Pork-Beans for 25c. 25c, 35c
Deviled ham, chicken etc, 20c
Frankfrts, per can 45c
Hamburger Steak can . . 30c
Mashed Sweet Potatoes . 20c
Olives, per bottle, 15e, 25c 45c
Dill Pickles, can 20c
Sweet Pickles, jar 30c
Sour Pickles, jar 25c
Sardines, Lobsters Oysters etc
Our Coffees are Superb
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Athena Department Store
Bnptist Church Notes.
Regular services will be resumed at
the Baptist church next Sunday, Sun
day school at 10 a. m., and preaching
service at 11 a. ru. and 8 p. m. Should
Rev. Baker still be absent, Miss Ayres
will have charge of all services.
Methodist Episcopal Church.
Services will be held as usual at
the Methodist church next Sunday,
Sunday school at ten a. m.,and preach
ing at 11 and 8 p. m. Rev. and Mrs.
W. S. Gleiser will arrive from Dayton,
where they have been the past two
The Christian Church.
Announcement is made that Bible
school will be resumed at the Christian
church next Sunday morning, the ses
sion being held at the usual hour of
10 o'clock, under the supervision of
Geo. R. Gerking, superintendent. Com
munion service will be held at eleven
M. L. and H. (. Watts, Marion
Hansell and W. C. Miller, returned
Sunday evening from a fishing trip to
the south fork of the Umatilla. They
were very successful and caught a nice
lot of trout. The pleasure of the trip
was greatly enhanced by the antics
an ) gyrations of a bucking pack horse
which scattered camp equipage along
the trail from Bingham Springs to the
mouth of Thomas creek, much to the
discomfiture of wrangler Miller, who
finally gave up in disgust and went
fishing with the rest of the party.
Pressing & Gleaning
Suits Made to Order
We guarantee our work. Prices
reasonable. Bring your clothing to
us for cleaning and pressing.
We make a specialty of cleaning
and pressing Ladies' wearing apparel.
W. J. CARSTEN, Worthington Build'g
Get our prices be
fore placing your
Berry Monument works
F. M. Barry, Prop.
12th and Main Street near O. W. R. CS,
N. Passenger Depot Walla Walla Wash.
N. A. MILLER Local Representative.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
iii If you think you will be in need of a Ford Roust-
aabout Car for this season, we would advise you to 111
I I I P'aco your order at once, as the production has Jueen (
I I Almost 60 per cent '
M I wheih means we will n't be able to supply the de- E tit I
Hill mand when harvest time comes. jsj
lij l We have the "Henney" Truck bodies in stock to I ill I
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PHYSICIAN AND SUKOEON
Special attention given to all
calls both night and day.
CalU promptly answered. Office ou Third
Street. Athena Oreanr
CROUP it LASH
In Athena Monday' Tuedy, Wednes- !
day, other days of week in Walla Walla,
2nd and Main over Third National Back
Dt. . W. Crouj Df. C. H. Uab j
We have in stock 3 1 2" Mitchell
and Bain Wagons and Bulk Grain
Tanks. Drop in and see them. A
shipment of Deering Binding Twine
is here. Get yours now.
C. A. Barrett