Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (April 18, 1919)
I Press Paragraphs I
John Walter has purchased a Nasb
Wanted. Stock to pasture. Henry
-Thoroughbred Rhode Is
Phone 38 F5.
Found. A sum of money.
at this office.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Logsdoh motored
to Walla Walla, Monday evening..
Ben Burroughs,' of Pendleton, was
in the city on business yesterday.
Ground squirrels are just now afford
ing excellent targets for the unnturring
John Benson has been slightiy in
disposed for several days, with rheu
Helix is asking for a ball gnme with
Athena, to be playedjhere a week from
Mrs. Wm. Pinkerton has returned
home from Milton, where she visited
Mrs. R. A. Thompson and brother.
Ernest Edwards, visited in Walla
Mrs. Harry McFarland, of Pendle
ton. spent Wednesday with Mrs. Chas.
Grant in Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Downing and
daughters visited in Walla Walla Sat
urday of last week.
Mrs. G. W. Hall has returned from
Lostine, where she was called by ill
ness in her family.
Mrs. J, F. Zerba has returned from
a visit to her sister. Mrs. W. J. Biacv
at Rogersburg. Wash.
For Sale. 13-foot cut Holt Comnine
01 mplete, ready to go into the field,
f ( it $500. Frank Jackson.
Mrs. Msry Tompkins returned to
Walla Walla yebterday, after a visit
with lelativee here.
Mrs. A. B, McEwen arrived Wed
nesday evening from Portland, for a
visit with her children here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Barnes and Sid
ney Barnes attended an Odd Fellows
f unction in Weston last evening.
The Baptist young people enjoyed a
social time last Friday evening, at
which games were played and refresh
Wm. 'McCorkell and family wer
down from their home on Reed ant
Hawley mountain, Saturday, visiting
Miss Catherine Sharp came down
from Dayton, Wash., where she
is teaching, and spent the week end
with her parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Davidson went
to Pendleton Monday, taking Evan
gelist Shannon, who was returning to
his home in Michigan.
The Dan Shannon meetings at the
Methodist church, closed Sunday night,
after a two weeks interesting series of
sermons by the noted evangelist.
Mrs. W. E. Dobson has recovered
from her recent illness with influenza,
and has resumed her teaching in the
Waterman school north of town.
Uncle Sam Spencer has received an
other letter, soliciting the lease of his
valuable oil lands in Texas. He will
take time to consider the proposition.
Mrs. . John Stanton returned the
first of the week from Walla Walla,
where she had been called owing to
the illness of her mother, Mrs. Wood.
Mrs. Henrv Wood, who was for a
time seriously ill at the home of her
daughter in Walla Walla, has so far
improved a: to be able to come home
Fred Wood, son of F. B. Wood, local
agent for the Northern Pacific, ar
rived in the citv Monday, after being
discharged from the army at Camp
Pendleton Marble & Granite Works
T. A. WYLIE, Proprietor
PENDLETON, OREGON. PATRONAGE SOLICITED
THE FOSS HARDWARE STORE
BRRE1T BUILDING, " ATHENA, OREGON
Lewis. He saw a- long period of ser
vice in the Aviation corps in France,
entering be army shortly after war
Marion Hansell has recovered from
tfieThs.go as to be able to come into
town. Mrs. Hansell is also recovering,
and the children have escaped the mal
ady so far.
M. L. Watts returned Tuesday
evening from a visit to Portland and
Seattle. Mrs. Watts will not return
until after Easter, remaining with her
daughter in Fortalnd.
Miss Ruth Rothrock returned Wed-
neaqay trom a visit to mentis m
WallfWalla. With her mother, she
recentlyarrived home from a winter's
stay at Long Beach, California.
Edward Benn, a former popular
clerk in the Mosgrove store here,
was greeting old friends in Alhena
Saturday. He is now an employe in
the Northern Pacific depot in Seattle.
John Stanton and Millard Kelly after
finishing shearing for Henry Barrett,
near Athena, left Wednesday morning
with the shearing plant for the Lums
den shearing pens near Touchet, Wash.
A number of Athena people contem
plate going to Walla Walla, Sunday,
to see the flying circus, an aggregation
of Army aviation men flying war
planes to advertise the Victory Loan
A pleasant feature of the W. C. T.
U. meeting Tuesday, which was held
at the home of the president, Mrs.
Deeper, was a gift of flowers to the
hostess, in appreciation of her work
in the eause.
Mrs. Omar Stephens and son Dale
returned home last evening from Pen
dleton, where Dale as sick with
mumps, and Mrs. Stephens had also
been nursing her mother through a
A large crowd is expected to as
semble at the patriotic meeting and
recention for soldiers at the High
school auditorium tomorrow evening.
Athena people will again have the
pleasure of hearing Mrs. Ethel Scott
in a solo.
H. C. Caton & Son have discontinued
selling milk to Athena customers,
having disposed of their farm by lease,
to Bern Banister. (Jharles Mcf arlana
has again taken up the milk route in
Athena, which he discontinued several
Out at the George Woodward country
home west of Athena, extensive im
provements have been made by D.
Scott Fisher. Of especial interest and
convenience to Mrs. Woodward, is a
modern designed kitchen, with all the
Cold days prevailed during the fore
part of the weeK, with frosts at night.
It is hot believed the results were se
rious to the fruit crop, for the reason
that very few varieties were far
enough advanced for injury. Growing
grain in some sections shows a sightly
yellow tinge on account of the frost.
The roll of honor for attendance and
work at the Red Cross rooms Wednes
day is as follows: Mrs. E. A. Dudley.
Mrs. W. R Taylor, Mrs. David Tay
lor, Mrs. Sam Haworth, Mrs. J. A.
Kirk, Mrs. R. B. McEwen, Mrs. W. S.
Ferguson, Mrs Victor Burke, Mrs. W.
K. Wall, Mrs. S. S. Piersol, Mrs. F. S.
Remember the pre-Easter pastry
sale to be held by the Knitting Club
tomorrow. Sale begins at 1 p. m.
in the Rod Cross rooms. Anything
in the food line will be thankfnlly re
ceived by the club, and all sales will
be for the benefit of the four French
orphans, adopted by them. Come
early and get your choice of choice
Burke'oSjjSon this week received a
car loafRif' Ford cars from the factory.
The shiSrrent includes five touting cars
iin! thvorf rnorlatare 'Hi,, (lamanil fn I
these machines is said to be greater
than the supply, so the first come, first
served, order is in vogue.
Robert McKendrick,' recently dis
charged from long service with the
Canadian army, is in the city, a guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Harris. This
Canadian soldier, when disposed to
recount war adventures, can relate
thrilling incidents. He brought with
him an interesting collection of war
E. D. Morris representing the West
ern Cartridge Co., was in the city
Tuesday. Mr. Morris went out to the
traps with a number of members of
the Athena Gun club and coached them
in the art of breaking "mud pies."
His visit was greatly appreciated bv
the shooters here, and they gained
some valuable advice.
A recent visit to the West end of
the county convinced the Press man
that a great future is in store for that
section. In company with Editor
Creary of the Echo News, he visited
Stanfield and Hermiston, after stop
ping in Echo a few hours. Stanfield,
Hermiston and Echo are three thriving
towns with vast resources surrounding
them, which are being rapidly de
veloped. With the quota of 180,000 for Ath
ena, and the ratings air made out. it is
possible for all subscribers to take
their part at once and thus relieve
the committee of much time in solicit
ing. The amounts as rated have to be
subscribed anyway, so there is no rea
son for deferring action until the so
licitors round you Hp. Call at the
bank and thus save time for the solic
A splendi.l display of American
Beauty flour product was made in one
of the show windows of the Pure
Food Grocery this week. Decorations
were made of the flour in sack and
bulk, the fancy silk embroidered sack
from Belgium, a big generous loaf
baked by Mrs. W. P. Littlejohn, all
set in artistic arrangement and the
whole finished off and surmounted by
appropriate cartoons, by Sid Barnes.
Athena School Notes
can get today
Yagetables you mjist eat if you waiit to be healthy.
They are not only good food, but they tone up your
, system and carry off the heavy things you eat
, You will always find our Vegetables to be the most
Fresh and Crisp that the market affords. They are
' ! - full grown and sound, and are priced right.
THE PURE FOOD GROCERY
-This Store Closes Evenings
25c per yard
23c and 26c per yard
WE SELL THRIFT STAMPS
Athena Department Store
The lecture by Dr. Bishop, adver
tised for this month, has been post
poned until May 9.
The grade rooms are well pleased
with the new pictures recently secured
by the board. These lepresent three
of our great leaders: Washington,
Lincoln and Wilson.
The boys' ball team has a game
scheduled with Umapine for today
I he team and rooters leave at noon
for that place.
The winners in the local declamatory
contest, Velton Read and Floyd Craft,
are expecting to uphold their honors at
Milton the 25th of the month. A track
meet for grade boys and girls is held
the same day at Umapine.
The Christian Church.
The meetings last Sunday both morn
ing and evening were of a deeply spir
itual character and well attended.
beautiful and happy ending of the day
was witnessed when at the close of the
evening service as the invitation song
was being sung, four young people,
husbands and wives, came forward to
unite with the Church. The entire con
gregation came and extended to them
the hand of Christian greeting.
Special preparation is being made
for both services next Sunday. Let us
make it a great day. Some years ago
Mr. Burton visited Jerusalem at East
er time, and waB especially interested
in the garden of Joseph of Arimathea,
where Jesus was buried. His subject
for next Sunday will be "Reflections
at the Tomb of Christ." Don't miss
the night service. Mothers' Day,
May 11. B. B. Burton, Pastor.
Buptist Church Notes.
Both morning and evening services
will oe in observance of Easter. The
program for the morning hour follows:
Doxology and Invocation.
Hymn, Coronation. Scripture lesson.
Hymn, "Christ Arose." young ladies.
Prayer and Response, "Jesus Lives."
Anthem by choir.
Announcements and offering.
Solo, "On the Cross," G. C. Sutton.
Sermon, followed by The Lord's
Bible school will meet at 10 a. m. ;
the B. Y. P. U. at 7 p. m. The ser
vice at 8 o'clock will be in the nature
of an Easter program bv the Bible
school. The public is invited to attend
all of these services. Let us make it
a great day, as we remember the res
urrection of Jesus as the pledge of our
Mules Have Strayed.
Two mules, described as follows,
strayed from the Strand-Smith ranch
in the Juniper district, April 6:
One dark bay horse mule, brand US
on left shoulder and XXXIII clipped
on left side, shod all around.
One mouse-colored or buckskin horse
mule, brand unknown. Possibly both
are together. Liberal reward for in
formation leading to their recovery.
George Strand, Helix, Oreg.
Phone to T. D. Taylor, Sheriff, Pen
women as secretaries.
Since Mr. Lloyd Qeor'gi made the in
novation of appointing woman leetit
tniy, (be example of the prime mln
Ister h.-is been followed by tonM of hi
colleagues In I In? rabinct. One of the
three private secretarlea to Mr. Bonar
Law, the cbnocellor of the exchequer,
having left recently to become deputy
Chairman of the board of Inland reve
nue, the chancellor has decided to
economize man power and at the same
time give formal recognition of wom
en's growing efliciency by making Miss
E. M. Watson one of his private secre
taries. These appointments of women
civil servants to confidential posts In
the entourage of the members of the
British cabinet are highly popular
uinong women workers generally who
appreciute the honor thus done to
MANY people regard fire
as an inevitable thing,
but, fire is almost wholly a
matter of human carelessness.
The systematic application of
fire prevention would cut fire
loss by hundreds of millions
yearly. The Hartford Com
pany offers through this
ajancy a means of effecting
lhl3 saving. This service is
worth money to you.
B. B. RICHARDS
Custom and Wholesale
We have again taken over the
management and garage work
and we are ready" for old and
We are equipped for
Get our prices be
fore placing your
Berry Monument works
F. M. Barry, Prop.
12th and Main Street near O. W. R. 4.
N. Passenger Depot Walla Walla Wash.
N. A. MILLER Local Representative.
B. F. Sharp
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Special atteritioc given to all
calls both night and day.
Calli promptly uunwerad'. Office on Third
Htret, Athena Oregor
A. h. HART, M. I).,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office in Barrett Butldlng. Athena
Office Honrs, 10 to 12; 2 to 5
Foley's Honey and Tar
for chllJrea.safe.sure. Me opiates,
Highest Testing Herd in Oregon
FED FROM TUM-A-LUM SILO. "To begin with, Henry Helmholtz of
Redmond, had the highest herd in entire state of Oregon. His 14 Hol
steins walked away from 1UO0 cows in the teat and won first place in the
November Recard averaging 0511.7 lbs lbs. of rrmkand 44.!) lbs, of butter
fat in ISO days. The next highest herd, averaged fflUy 565. 1 lbs. of milk
and 112. 1 lbs of butter fat. Mr. Helmholtz fed his cow Sunflower Ensil
age and reports that the cows relished it as much, if not more, than corn
- -sunflowers went 25 tons per acre,
while corn went 8 tonsi v
INVESTIGATE SUNFLOWERS for
Silage. Ask the County Agricultur
alist. Sunflowers produce seveial
times as much per acre as corn-,
just as good feed can be grown on
NORTHWEST STOCKMEN ale go
ing to Silos Dairy men Sheep
men Beef Cattle men. are goiog to
build TUM-A;LUM JkULUflt
TUM-A-LUM HOOXfiS recom
mended over all othisr tStfp of silos
by Washington State College and
many county agriculturalists.
The first silo in Morrow Co.,
The first si o in Jefferson Co.,
The first siio in Deschutes Co.,
The first silo in Crook Co.,
The fi-st silo in Sherman Co.,
The most popular silo in Umatilla,
Yakima and Benton counties.
The largest silo in Eastern Wash
ington and Oregon.
The coming Silo in Walla Walla
Hundreds in actual use built from
our free plans and instructions.
5 K rjf ' ill
Any farm building
all building' ma
terial prices stabta will not decline
Tum-aLum Lumber Company