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Mrs. C. F. Bulfinch has returned
from Walla Walla, where she visited
several days with her daughters,
Mrs. Elmer Tucker and Miss Dorothy
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payant and son
and Mrs. St. Dennis and children
were dinner guests Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Ross.
Mrs. Charles M. Price is ill with
neuritis at her home near town.
Buttercups and grass flowers have
made their appearance on the hills
near town and groups of delighted
children fare forth every evening to
gather the bright spring blossoms.
Miss Frances Compton of Walla
Walla spent Sunday at the home of
her sister, Mrs. George W. Winn.
Mr. and Mrs. Newton O'Harra, re
rent influenza victims, have recov
ered sufficiently to be about their
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis C. Van Winkle
are moving soon to Pendleton, where
Mr. Van Winkle has accepted a po
sition in the grocery department of
The Peopels, Warehouse.
A. M. Jensen, prominent Walla
Walla merchant, was in town Tues
day, looking over the stock of the
Weston Mercantile. T. C. Elliott of
Milton. Matt Mosgrove of Alberta
and Mr. Blake of Portland were alsoi
here during the week for the samcj
Rehearsals will begin Monday ev
antnff on " The Old New Hampshire
Home," the drama to be presented
by local talent for the benefit ol
Memorial Hall. It is said to be an
unusually good pby, and well adapt
ed to amateur production. It is the
intention of the management to
march right alone with rehearsals
and to produce the piece within
three weeks at thy latest.
N. B. Foster was at Milton last
week for a visit with his son, the
William Beaton was on a motoring
(rip Monday to Stanfleld and Uma
tilla, and reports good roads and
pleasant traveling in that part of the
Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Harbour and
children were recent visitors at the
homo of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Schrimpf west of Adams.
J. A. Murray, district manager of
the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph
Co., was hero Tuesday from Pendle
ton. Some stranger wayfarers made
camp without permission in the G.
DeGraw barn at Weston a few nights
ago and raided the Thomas Narkaus
cellar, from which canned fruit and
provisions were stolen. It is thought
they may have been the yeggmen
who attempted to rob the bank at
Lloyd Killgore left Wednesday for
n mint near Raker, where he will be
emuloved in O-W. construction work.
Mrs. Mark Henderson was called
Saturday to Dayton, Wash., by the
illness of her brother, Leroy Brown,
who has suffered a stroke of paraly
sis. Prospects are that independent
ball will be played in Weston this
season, as there seems to be no de
sire on the part of the local team's
usual onnonents to enter into anoth
er league organization. Helix has a
strong team this year and wanted a
j berth in the two-county league.
! Failing in this ambition, it is out for
independent ball, as are also Athena
j and Pilot Rock. Manager Reynaud
announces that Weston's first game
I will be played on the local grounds
Sunday, April 9 probably with the
K r.. team of Walla Walla. Team
Foson is getting together
a promising collection of talent for
the diamond fray. He will penorm
hohinrl Mta hat. and is grooming Gale
Simpson and Joe Payant for the
Simnson Ditched for Jefler
son High school, Portland, about six
vearR aoro. and looks good in prac
tice. He is now devoting his leisure
hours to loosening up the old wing,
:,,u it. IK thnueht will have a world
of stuff when he gets back into
form. The full line-up has not yet
Execution has been issued out of
tVie Athena justice court in an ac
tion brought by O. A. Adams, Wes
ton garage man, against George rj.
r.armichael for the collection of an
nr'mnnt of 202.41 and coats. Four
of stock in the Weston Ware
house Co., appearing on the books in
the name of the defendant, were lev
ied upon and posted for sale by C.
W. Avery, deputy sheriff.
C. C. Proebstel, deputy county
clerk, was up from Pendleton Sunday
for a visit with his father, Geo. W.
Proebstel, whose condition is re
ported to be showing some improve
ment. The Farmers Bank of Weston is in
receipt of a business letter from
Newton Loveridge, former Weston
citizen who now resides in Highland
Park, Los Angeles, which is the first
letter Mr. Loveridge has written in
three years. When he went to Cal
ifornia, cataracts had resulted in al
most the complete lo3s of his vision.
An operation performed by a Los
Angeles spscialist has restored his
sight and he can now wield a pen
intn. Mr. Loveridge is an old pio
neer of Umatilla county, having been
in business years ago at fccho as a
member of the firm of Hiestand &
Miss Vida Greer is visiting this
week at Helix, where she is the
guest of Mrs. Minnie Walker.
Mrs. W. L. Smock returned Mon
day from a visit to the bedside of
her brother, Charles Crawford, at
Milton. Mr. Crawford's long illness
has reached a critical stage, and his
life is almost despaired of.
Practically all of the influenza pa
tients in the Weston neighborhood
are now convalescent, ana no new
cages are reported. Dr. McKinney,
who has treated 150 patients or more,
is now permitiing himself a breatn
ing spell. No fatalities from the epi
demic resulted in the Weston neign
borhood, which has been very fortu
nate in this respect on this and pre
Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Greer en
tertained a large number of friends
with a most enjoyable dancing par
ty Saturday evening at their home
near Weston. Most acceptable mu
sic was furnished by Ray Jones and
Paul Hopkins, and refreshments were
served at midnight. The occasion
h voted a delightful one by all
Mrs. Vergil Neild, a business wo-
man of Portland now serving on the
irrand iury. says she prefers to stand
behind the counter. Mrs. Neild is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
Kirkpatrick of Weston.
Allan Gamett left Wednesday for
Sprague, Washington, where he plans
D. R. (Paddy) Nolan of Portland,
grand patriarch of the grand en
campment of Oregon, I O. O. F., was
a visitor Wednesday evening at Wes-
! ton, whire he planned to meet the
' Athena. Weston and Milton camps.
The meeting was a large and enjoy
able one and was pleasantly addressed
iby the dittingulihed visitor. Re
freshments were served. F. G. Lu
cas, senior warden of Wenaha En
campment, presided in the absence of
the local chief patriarch, S. J. Culley,
who is ill at Walla Walla, and to
whom the camp voted to send a bou
quet of flowers and a cheering mes
sage. Yesterday was spent by Mr.
Nolan and Mr. Barnes in looking
over Walla Walla.
Twenty-five year veterans' jewels
were presented by Stevens Lodge No.
49, K. of P., Wednesday evening to
Dave Warren'of Eltopia, Wash., and
Ed L. Wood.
Sim J. Culley, prominent Weston
farmer, is a hospital patient at Wal
la Walla, where he is under the care
of Dr. Thomas. An X-ray examina
tion was made yesterday to deter
mine the nature of the painful ail
ment from which he is suffering. He
is renorted to be much better this
morning, and it ha3 not been decided
whether or not an operation will be
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Dowa oi
Walla Walla were visiting this week'
at the home of Mrs. Dowd s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Richal. Henry just
cannot keep away from the soil, and
plans leaving soon with Mrs Dowd
for Washtucna to assist his nephew,
Ralph Dowd, in farming operations.
Joe Lewis, former Westonite, was
here yesterday from Walla Walla.
Fred Falconer, present owner of the
former Cunningham land and sheep
interests in Umatilla county, was in
Weston Wednesday on a business
visit. Mr. Falconer reports a very
successful lambing season, except
with his band in Wallowa county. He
had a vield of 137 percent from his
Stanfield band. Lambing is now over
and sheep are being turned on the
range. The Falconer interests are
said to comprise 30,000 acres of deed
ed range land and 14,000 head of
pure-bred sheep, blooded stock being
the only kind handled.
Mrs. J. E. Stanfield is reported to
be better, alter a very painful ill
ness of several weeks' duration.
Frank Jones, who came to Weston
to attend the funeral of his father,
the late J. W. Jones, left Monday on
his return to Plains, Montana, where
he in engaged in the stock business.
L. M. Park of Murray, Idaho, an
old-time friend of D. H. Wilsey, is a
visitor at the Wilsey ranch.
H. L. Hedrick, formerly m the gar
age business at Weston, was up from
Pendleton yesterday. Homer will be
a lonely man soon, as Mrs. Hedrick
is planning a visit, accompanied by
her children, to her mother's home in
While trimming a large apple tree,
W. J. Harris, a Water street resi
dent, had an exceedingly bad fall yes
terday, and was relieved after recov
erinir from a brief unconsciousness to
find that his injuries were confined to
cuts and bruises. Having climbed
into the tree, he was caught by a de
scending limb and knocked to the
Two Supplementary Agree
ments Are United and Un
Washington, D. C The senate fi
nally untangled its parliamentary dif
ficulties over the four-power treaty
supplements by Joining the two sup
plementary agreements and then rati
fying them by unanimous vote.
One o( the supplements, itself in
the form of a treaty, defines the geo
graphical scope of the four-power pact
so aB not to include the Japanese
homeland. The other, attached to the
first by today's action, in the form of
a "reservation," stipulated that issues
which are purely of a domestic char
acter cannot be brought before the
The. vote on the double-barreled ra
tification resolution was 73 to 0, op
ponents of fhe four-power plans Join
ing In giving approval to the supple
ments because they Interpreted the
two agreements as limiting and cur
tailing the operation of the principal
The four-power Pacific treaty, the
center of controversy over apcomplisb
ments of the Washington arms confer
ence, was ratified by the senate with
no reservations except the "no-alliance"
declaration proposed by the
foreign relations committee and ac
cepted by President Harding.
The final vote of 67 to 27, represent
ed a margin of four over the neces
sary two-thirds. On the deciding rcll
call 12 democrats voted for the treaty
and only four republicans, Borah,
France, Johnson and La Follette, op
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In this line are to be found all of the most wanted
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You who have waited so long for CRYSTAL
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Watts & Rogers
Irish Bill Pasced By House of Lords.
London. The Irish Free State bill
passed its third and final reading in
the house of lords. The bill waf
passed without a division. Lord Birk
enhead, the lord chancellor, In dealing
with the future of the Anglo-Irish
treaty, said he was not extravagantly
optimistic over it, but that there was
no ground for abandoning hope.
200 Middles Will Get Commissions.
Washington. D. C Only 200 of thf
241 seniors who will be graduated
from Annapolis naval academy this
spring will be given commissions in
the navv under terms of the nava
appropriation bill shortly to be offeree
In the house.
The Athena Home Laundry
Christensen & Post, Proprietors
Friends and Neighbors: We understand the Pendleton Laundry are
doing all they can to put us out of business, even to cutting some
prices; but one thing is sure what you spend with us we keep at
home; (but what they get, where do they put it?) Do they leave
any of it in Athena?
THE cATHENA HOME LAUNDRY, PHONE 51
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CARD OF THANKS
We take thi3 means to express our
deep sense of appreciation for the
many kind friend who shared in our
o-rief and who so kindly and willing
ly assisted us during the illness and
death of our beloved daughter and
sister. P. T. Harbour and Family
10,000 Textile Workers Strike.
T.awren'ce. Mass. Lawrence, scent
nf hitter battles in previous industria
wars, was plunged Into another striki
when 10,000 textile operators walKei
otft rather than accept a 20 per ceni
r tnr BotHno- V.ees from pure
bred Black Manorcas for sale.
Mrs. A. W. L,ogsaon, wneim.
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ton residence. Dr. Watts.
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or trade. Talk to me. Dr. Watts.
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Washington. D. C The four billion
dollar soldiers' bonus bill was passed
by the house by an overwhelming ma
jority and sent to the senate, where
its fate Is regarded as uncertain.
The vote was 333 to 70. Party lines
rtisaDoeared both in the general de
bate and on the final roll call, 242 re
publicans, 90 democrats and 1 social
ist suDPortlng the bill, and 42 repub
licans and 28 democrats voting against
As passed by the house the bonus
bill would provide for immediate cash
payments to veterans whose adjusted
service pay would not exceed 350 and
would give to other veterans the op
tion of these four plans;
Adjusted service certificates, with
nrovistons authorising loans by banks
(n the first three years after next
October 1, and by the government
thereafter: the certificates to run for
20 years and to have a face value at
maturity of the amount of the adjusted
orvlce credit at the rate of 31 a day
for domestic service and $125 a day
for foreign service, increased by 25
per cent, plua Interest at the rate of
4 per cent compounded annually.
Vocational training aid after Jan
uary 1, 1983, at the rate of 31.75 a day.
the total payments not to exceed, how
ever, 140 per cent of the adjusted
Farm and home aid under which
veterans who purchase or Improve
farms or homes would be paid after
July 1. 192S, a sum equal to their ad-
j Justed service credit Increased by 25
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cows, one fresh. Charles Betts.
Don't forget I am still in the haul
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at reasonable prices.
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. Main Street, Athena, Oregon
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
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calls, both day and night.
Calls promptly answered. Office on
Third Street, Athena, Oregon.
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Phones, Office 333; Residence 412
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