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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (May 16, 1919)
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' , Harvey Manela was in town Tuesday
from Free water.
: Dollar Week at the Economy Ctsh
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Dudley spent the
week in Portland.
For Sale. Lee Johnson has a num
ber of pigs for sale. ;
Mr. and Mrs. James Sturgia spent
Monday night in the cityv .; ..
Miss Martha Hutt was a guest, of
. Walla Walla friends Sunday. '
V Ernest Koepke and Geo. Myrick'BTe
purchasers of new Ford cars this week.
Mrs. Laura Zerba is in Walla Walla
this week, visiting her mother, who
Grant Williams was in town Wed
nesday from his home in the Walla
F. B. Wood has sold his cottage on
west High street to Mrs. Carstens. so
it is reported.
A. M. Gillis; David Williams and
J. S. Averill of Walla Wall, were in
the city Tuesday.
Dollar Week at Economy Cash Gro
cery. Kead display ad on page i o
today's Press. Adv.
Llo.yd McPherrin ib spending the
week at the home of his mother, being
afflicted with mumps.
Grand Lodge officers of the Knights of
Pythias will meet next Thursday night
with Pythian Lodge No. 29.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ely,
of Pendleton, May 11, 1019, a son,
weight three and oncrhalf pounds.
Professor Drew, a former teacher in
the Athena schools, but now of Helix,
was a business visitor in Athena Monday.
Mis. Ruth Wood arrived this week
from her home in Idaho, and is visit
ing relatives in Athena and Weston.
Earl Ross was in town Tuesday from
his ranch south of town.. He reports
his grain prospects to be very bright.
The family of Mrs. Anna Mclntyre
are enjoying the pleasure of riding in
a new Buick car, purchased this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dolfy Thompson were
in town Wednesday from their ranch
on the Umatilla river, southeast of
J. T. Read will locate in Waits
buig. Wash. With his family, lie-will
remove to that place soon after the
close of school.
Robert Beckham and E. D. Derning
have been engaged this week in over
hauling and repairing Earl Dudley's
Art Shick is having a porch' built on
to his residence this week. J. D.
Glevenger and Henry Miller are doing
the carpenter work.
From his bachelor quarters on Wes
ton mountain, Joe Cannon generously
bestowed luscious truffles on certain of
his Athena friends this week.
Mrs. M. M. Johns arrived Tuesday
evening from Vancouver, Wash, for a
visit with the family of her son, Mel
ville and with other friends in Athena.
enrv Wood made a trip to Walla
WtfHa Tuesday, driving his faithful
family horse in preference to taking
transportation on train or by automo
bile. Mrs. M. L. Watts had the misfor
tune to severely sprain her ankle, Sun
day morning, which confined her to
her home for the week. It is much
better at present.
Miss fLaura Mclntyre and Mrs.
Eugene Schrimpf will represent the
local Rebekah lodge at the grand as
sembly in Salem next week, and M. L.
Watts and Arthur Douglas go as del
egates from the Odd Fellows lodge.
i Pendleton Marble & Granite Works
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T. A. WYLIE, Proprietor
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THE FOSS HARDWARE STORE
BARRETT BUILDING, :: ATHENA, OREGON
Miss Evelyn Hurd, former pupil in
the Athena schools, is a member of ti e
graduating class of the Pendleton high
school this year. Miss Hurd resides
near Pilot Rock.
Mrs. Boling, aged mother of Frank
Boling, has been ill the past week,
at his home here. Her daughter, Mrs.
G. Alexander of Touchet, has been in
attendance upon her.
AFishLtirparties on the creeks adja
epfrfo Athena were given a drenching
Sunday, when the heavy shower came.
Gardens were benefitted by the rain
fall, though the fishermen were not.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McArthur caou
up from Portland, last evening, accom
panying Dr. Fred Lieuallen, who drove
up in his car. They are guests at the
home of George Banister for the pres -ent.
Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Curry of Seattle
were in the city Monday. Dr. Curry
is an eye specialist and formerly made
periodical professional visits here. Of
late years he has operated an office in
A number of Athena people went to
Pendleton Monday evening to hear the
Pendleton Choral society in concert at
the Presbyterian church of that city.
Sixty-five voices participated in the
Owing to other dates, the Knitting
Club will meet on Friday, the 2Srd, at
the home of Mrs. V. C. Burke. A full
attendance of the membership is asked
as business matters of interest to all
are to be discussed.
Pat Hoyt returned to Athena Tues
day from Butte, Mont., where he had
been employed in the mines for several
months. Wages in the mines were
cut to the extent of $1 per day. and
about 2000 men walked out, Patrick
The Press learns that Louis Ber
gevin celebrated his -list wedding
anniversary May 8th, by taking his
better half to Pendleton, where the
good lady submitted to the extraction
of eight teeth. Louie always was a
Dick Winship, who is at Camp Lew
is, awaiting his discharge, has not
ified his relatives here that he will re
turn home this week. It has been the
custom lately to keep returning sol
diers at Camp Lewis only a short time
before discharging them.
Groom & Son, housemovers, are t
week engaged in moving the ho
from the Stone place west of Athena,
recently purchased I y Joe Clemons.
The house will occupy a site on the
resilence lots of Mr. Clemons on Cur
rent street just east of the city hall.
Mr. R. E. Gribble, who, has been
teaching the eighth grade in the Ath
ena school, for the past two years will
leave tonight with his family for Au
dubon, Iowa, for his summer vacation.
Mr. Gribble will teach the coming year
in the high school at Tumalo, Oregon
Roland, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. B. B. Richards, who is receiving
treatment from a specialist in Tacoma,
is getting along splendidly, a portion
of the cast having been removed this
week. Mrs. Richards and the boy are
expected to arrive home within a few
East Oregonian: Mrs. Nancy Jacobs
of Portland, who is a guest of her girl
hood friend, Mrs. William Blakeley,
was in th6 Whitman massacre. Mrs.
Jacobs, who is 79 years of age, was a
small child at the time of the massa
cre. Her maiden name was Nancy
Tuesday evening was a red letter
day in the affairs of McKenzie Chap
ter, No. 112, 0. E. S., when twenty
two members of the chapter responded
to an invitation from Bushee Chapter
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No. 19 of Pendleton, and in automo
biles, went down to the county seat
and enjoyed the hospitality of the older
chapter. Thevjwere met there by a
delegation from the Umatilla chapter,
who were jointly entertained with
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hartley of Pen
dleton were in the city Tuesday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Taylor. Mr.
Hartley, who has just been discharged
from the service after being in France
for several months, was formerly cm
ployed in the J C. Penney store at
Helen and Myrtle Downing gave a
party to their school friends last Fri
day evening at the home of their pa
rents on upper Third street. A large
number from the different grades were
present, and enjoyed the games and
delicious refreshments provided by the
East Oregonian: Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
McAllister, who have for many years
been residents of Pendleton, left yes
terday by auto for Portland. They
will sail on the "Rose City" May 15
for San Francisco, where they will
remain until June 1, after which they
will leave for Santa Monica to spend
F. W. Settlemier, Grand Master of
A. F. & A. M. of Oregon, will pay an
official visit to Weston lodge on the
evening of May 20th. For the reason
that the time of the grand master is
limited, he has requested that the
lodges of Athena and Milton meet with
him at Weston on the occasion of his
Names on the Red Cross honor roll
Wednesday afternoon were: Mrs. "J.
E. Froome. Mrs. W. K. Wall, Mrs.
E. A. Dudley, Mrs. W. R. Taylor, Mrs.
Minnie Willaby, Mrs. David Taylor,
Mr. D. H. Sanders. Mrs. J. A. Kirk,
Mrs. J. C. Burke, Mrs. Victor Burke,
Mrs. M. L. Leeper, Mrs. R. A. Thomp
son, Miss Mattie Coppock.
Weston Leader: Miss Mary Lans
dale was united in marriage Saturday
afternoon to Mr. Joe B. Ramirez, of
Chihuahua, Mexico. The ceremony
was performed by Justice Parkes at
his office in Pendleton. Mr. and Mrs.
Ramirez will reside at Cayuse, where
the bride is teaching school, until May
'8, when they expect to come to Wes
The picture machine for the Standard
atre, in transit from Cleveland,
Ohio, has not arrived, consequently
opening of the show house is unavoid
ably deferred. It appearB not only the
manager of the local show house has
occasion for disappointment in slow
ness of shipments from the east, but
all consignees in the West are con
fronted with overdue shipments.
Hiram Knight is confined to hta
home his week as the result of a pecu
liar accident. Whilo leading his two
cows, Mr. Knight was knocked down
and trampled on by one of the docile
bossies. He was thrown to the ground
by becoming entangled in the rope.
and while prone, the cow traveled up
one of his lower limbs, laceratng the
flesh and injuring divers muscles and
23 Years Ago.
Prom the Press oi May 16, 1896
Weather was cool this week, came
near being a frost Monday night.
The controversy ovor the road super-
visorship of Juniper district ended by
the county court refusing to retain
L. M. Huson. Mr. Huson was removed
as being not a legal resident of Jun
The Columbia river is rising very
rapidly and bids fair to soon become
a very respectanle stream. The Will
amette iB already raging with high
water. Indications are that the Col
umbia will not repeat the heavy floods
which caused so much damage two
The Athena and Weston bands will
give a grand concert jointly at the
opera house, Weston, on the night of
May 28th. Both bands will be in at
tendance and furnish music for the
The other day on upper Fifth street,
Wm. Leach was bitten by a large dog.
There are one or two dogs In Athena
that should not be all 'wed to roam the
streets. A small chunk of lead would
be a good remedy.
The fourth annual reunion of the
Umatilla County Pioneer's Association
will be hejd in Weston on Wednesday.
Thursday and Friday, the 27th, 28th
and 29th of May. itiVI. All pioneers
and their friends are invited. The
last day, Friday, will be devoted to
politics. All candidates for office will
be expected to meet the people on
that day. A. R. Price, President.
The famous grizzly, known on the
Imnaha as "Old Clubfoot," has at last
fallen a victim to the "march of civil
ization" and Camp's rifle. He has
preyed on the settlers' cattle for years
pait, and it is claimed that he could
drag off a 100-pound beef steer with
ease. He has several times been lured
into a trap and escaped. Various bul
lets have been lodged in his anatomy,
which all failed to diminish his appe
tite for beef. Like all transgressors
of the law, his career ended aid iiis
long account with the stockmen has,
in the end, been balanced. It was
found when killed, to have one crooked
foot and a broken jaw.
Dr. N. P. Bennet wishes to announce
the opening of a dental office in the
Weston Mercantile Ruilding, Weston,
Oregon. Strictly new and modern
equipment renders it possible to give
the public the benefit of the most ad
vanced and modern methods, brought
Try a Can
We sell it
WE SELL THRIFT STAMPS
Athena Department Store
out by the profession in the last few
years. Sanitary conditions are assured
by careful sterilization of instruments.
Telephone 88. Hours, 9 to 12, and
1 to 6.
( Bnptist Church Notes.
The Lord's Day is set apart for rest
and worship. You will find the ideal
rest in turning from your work of the
week to the spiritual exercise of 'pub
lic worship. The Baptist church in
vites you to join with us in the follow
ing services: Preaching at 11 a.m.
and H p. m ; Bible school at .'0 a. m.,
B. Y. P. U. at 7 p. m.
The Christian Church.
Rev. C. F. Swander of Portland will
preach both morning and evening. He
is a great preacher and worth hearing.
Let us give him a big audience at each
service. Sunday school at 10; preach
ing at 11 and 8. B. B. Burton. Pastor.
Methodist Episcopal Church.
The people of Athena are cordially
invited to our services next Sunday, as
follows: Sunday school at 10, and
morning worship at 11, a. m. Also
the night service at 8 o'clock. The
pastor will exchange pulpits with Rev.
J. J. Ticknor, pnstor of the Baptist
church at Adams.
Notice of Final Account.
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County.
In the Matter of the Estate of
Maria Allen, Deceased:
Notice is herebv civen thnr. thn tin.
dersigned has filed his final account
and report in the above entitled matter
and that the above entitled Court has
fixed Saturdav. June 14th. Ht thp hnur
of 10:00 o'clock a. m., of said day as
the time and the county court room
in the county court house at Pendleton,
Umatilla COUntV. Oreirnn Jha thn nlnrn
for hearing said account and report,
any and all objections to said final ac
count and report should be made and
filed in said matter with 'the court
therein on or before said date.
Date of first rublication Mav IB.
1919. Albert Allen, Executor.
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. CS.
N. Passenger Depot Walla Walla Wash.
N. A. MILLER Local Representative.
DR. N. P. BENNET
WESTON, Phone 8
8. F. Sharp
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Special attentioc given to all
call both night and day.
CallM DrouiDtlv amiwered. Offloe on Third
Stroet, Athena Oregor
A. h. HART, M. I).,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office in Barrett Butldiug. Athena
Office Honrs, 10 to 12; 2 to 6
Your carelessness may cost a life
You carry fire insurance of course. If you burn
out you'll get your insurance money.
But what do you lose? Far more than any
policy can repayvaluables that can not be re
placed a human life, maybe. This agency has p
more than sound insurance to offer you. It has
a service a means of preventing fires, worked 1 ' . ,
out by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company.
It costs you nothing. Let us explain it.
B. B. RICHARDS A
Custom and Wholesale Rolled Feed
Office on Main St. ATHENA Mill on Current St.