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F. B. BOYD, Owner and Publisher
CLARK WOOD. Asociate Editor
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tlTHENA. OREGON. OCT. 20 1922
When in pessimistic mood those
of us who do not own a cars are fond
of pointing out that a good half of
the people's financial woes is due
to lavish spending on automobiles
and the gasoline with which to run
them. Yet there's another phase of
the Question. Cars are a real asset
when used for service, and are like
wise of value in promoting the
enjoyment of the populace. Pursuit
Of pleasure, in moderation, is essen
tial to mankind's well-being, and cars
have afforded us a wonderful advan
tage over all preceding generations.
This temporal blessing is not to be
decried because of its frequent abuse
by speed demons and joy riders.
Rather should a strict curb be put
upon the letter's dangerous activi
ties. However, the citizen who
spends most of his surplus on auto
mobiles should lay the blame where
it properly belongs, and not on the
government, for his slim bank
Having sold to American "invest
ors" for $960,000,000 paper marks
that are now worth only $56,000,000,
Germany has made more out of the
printing business than most country
The Brooksville Record thinks that
"it is hard to understand a sex that
is too proud to do housework at $15
a week, but will marry and do it
Ten traffic accidents is Portland'
record for one week. Evidently
pedestrians must be kept off the
streets if cars are to be kept off tht
The prudent Oregon housewife will
insist that her spouse take out a life
t,nd accident insurance policy at the
same time he does his hunting license.
Rockefeller's income is said to be
larger than Henry Ford's. The more
"tin lizzies" that are turned out the
more gasoline it takes to run 'em.
While the "importance" of Satur
day's football game may not set
well with the Pendletonlans, as com
pared with the coming Enterprise
game, the fact that, the Pendleton
team was thoroughly licked by Ath
ena will not be overlooked by con
ference officials in summing up for
the championship at the end of the
season. Let Pendleton pin her esti
mation on population, if she desires;
we'll gauge ours by the number of
games won. . '
. The New Brunswick murder mys
tery is becoming plain to us. We
theorize that the slayer got hold of
and read one of Hall's mushy notes
to Mrs. Mills and was driven to
"Our own opinion," says the Bal
timore Sun, "is that the kangaroo is
just one of Nature's abortive efforts
to produce a safe pedestrian."
Sneaking of lucky days, the Ed
m on ton Journal points out the one
on which the United States declined
a mandate for Constantinople.
Must be immoral support the Turk
has been getting from Rassia, since
that is the only kind of which the
bolsheviks are capable.
"A small business that pays is
better than a big one that doesn't,"
is among the Sap and Salt man's
most sapient remarks.
We're simply not going to say
that Hermiston has qualified as the
county's "earthquake center" because
it needs! a shaking up.
England should have reflected
that if on a good many occasions
she hadn't let George do it, it might
never have been done.
It will soon be realized that the
change is in England's government
and not in the pockets of her idle
T.lnvH Georcre has resigned. It
wasn't fair, anyhow, that Wilson,
Clemenceau and Orlando should have
all the luck.
Despite his recent literary efforts,
Bill Hohenzollern will best be re
membered as the author of the World
Disapproval of congress is not
quite unanimous, its record having
been endorsed by President Harding.
Voliva may succeed in keeping
Methodists out of Zion City on earth
but not, we trust, in heaven.
"Couple Spoon in Tree" at Long
Beach, California. Looks to us as
though the tree would leave.
None but themselves will regret
that the Wobblies have made at
Portland a striking failure.
In view of the fact that it helped
to arm the Turk, we feel a certain
degree of hesitancy in sharing the
Notice is hereby given that at a regular meeting of the budget com
mittee for the City of Athena, held at the office of the City Recorder at
7:30 o'clock P. M. October 9th, 1922, the following budget for the fiscal
year of 1923 was adopted as required by Chapter 118 of the General Laws
M nl n '
$300 $200 $100 $350 $1950
DETAILED STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES
FOR FIRST SIX MONTHS OF CURRENT FISCAL YEAR
EXPENDITURES FOR THE YEAR OF 1921
Legal . .
Total .J.... 10'870-09
TOTAL EXPENDITURES FOR THE YEARS OF 1920 AND 1919
1920 - .- $12,982.50
1918 - 8-017-23
. Notice is hereby further given that said budget committee will hold
its next regular meeting at the hour of 7:30 o'clock P. M. on Monday,
November 6th, 1922, at the office of the City Recorder, at which time
and place any and all interested tax payers of the said City of Athena
desiring to appear before the committe will be heard. k
Dated at Athena, Oregon this 6th day of Octobor, 1922.
M. L. Watts, Chairman
.-. . r- xi ' ' ' " Job Froome, Secretary
confidence of the French chamber of
confidence in Premier Poincare's
Trust .Henry to be careful, how
ever, that his , beloved Fords will
never take a drop too much.
Serve the bally Turk right if his
bloomin' country went bolshevik. ,
"The correctly attired man of the
next few months will wear trousers
with a corset effect" This decree
from the national clothiers in con
vention assembled is apt to meet
with numerous breeches. L,
Trouble is, too, that.England can
not burn the coal in her busted coalition.
England will be guided hereafter
by Law if not the gospeL v
Read the voters' pamphlet
NOTICE OF SCHOOL MEETING
- Notice is hereby given to the legal voters of School District No. 29
of Umatilla County, State of Oregon, that a school meeting of said district
will be held at the school house, on the -4th day of November, 1922, at 2
o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of discussing the budget herein
after set out with the levying board, and to vote on the proposition of levy
ing a special district tax.
The total amount of money needed by the said school district dur
ing the fiscal year beginning on June 19, 1922, and ending June 30, 1923,
is estimated; in the following budget and includes the amounts to be re
ceived from the county school fund, state school fund, elementary school
fund, special district tax, and all other moneys of the district:
, Estimated Expenditures
3. Teachers :".
7. Other services
MATERIAL AND SUPPLIES:
1. Furniture (desks, stoves, curtains
Supplies (chalk, erasers, etc.)
Light and Power
Postage and stationary .....
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS: ,
School building and grounds .$600.00
1 $2500.00 $2500.00
8 10300.00 10300.00
1 , 1000.00 1000.00
1 75.00 75.00
371 DEPARTMENT STORES
Main Street, Athena, Oregon
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That Mean Economy
Typical savings, all of them! Quality is what you
would have it at prices that are extremely" at
tractive. Investigate now by making comparisons!
Coats for October Days
Placing an order for. 10,000 of these
handsome coats secured a price conces
sion that gives a saving to you of truly
remarkable proportions, $19.75, $24.75
Ctme in, see our handsome, serviceable,
all-wool bed blankets, double bed size
72x84; plain stripes and plaids. They
will pleass you. $6.90 to $10.90.
1-2 lb cotton batts, 2 for 25c, 1 lb. batts, 39c 3
lb. batts, 89c, 98c and $1.19.
Total .i $600.00
1. Bonded, and interest thereon $4125.00
Total :.......... $200.00
... ..........J '.. $55.00
... ........... $15.00
Total : $70.00
Total estimated amount of money for all purposes during the year$21790.00
From county school fund during the coming school year..... $1400.00
From state school fund during the coming school year........:....L 255.40
From elementary school fund during the coming school year........ 2400.00
Estimate of probable unexpended balance at end of current year.... ' 3564.60
Estimated amount to be received from all other sources during , . ; ;J . -the
coming school year. High school tuition fund 2800.00
Total estimated receipts, not including proposed tax....$10420.00
Total estimated expenses for the year ............ .'. $21790.00
Total estimated receipts not including proposed tax...., - 10420.00
Balance, amount to be raised by district tax............ . $11370.00
Dated this 12th day of October, 1922.
Attest: Ernest A. Zerba, District Clerk. M. L. Watts, Board of Directors.
We now carry. Government Inspect
ed fresh and cured meats, and offer,
for cash .only; Beef Roast .... 15c lb.
Pork Roast. .................... ... 25c lb.
Steaks 20c lb.
Pork. Chops ....
Minced Haf ...........
5 lb. Pail of Lard
And all groceries at reduced prices.
L C. Sevens, Proprietor
For Sale The W. R. Taylor resi
dence on Third street Athena, and
40 acres of bottom' land, adjacent to
the Athena city limits.'
TUM-A'LUM LUMBER CO.
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WATTS & PRESTBYE
Main StjijgjMhena, Oregon
ORIGINAL ESTIMATE AND ACCOUNTING SHEET ,
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 29
This original estimate is made in compliance with section 231-A of the school laws of 1921 and shows
in parallel columns the unit costs of the several services, material and s upplies for the three fiscal years nert
preceding the current year, the detail expenditures for the last one of said three preceding fiscal years and the
budget allowances and expenditures for six months of the current year. ("Six months of the current year"
means six months of the last school year.)
Expenditures and budget al
lowance for the last
Expenditures for three fiscal years
next preceding tbe last -school
ance In detail
Exp. last yr
of three yr
PERSONAL SERVICE: '
1. Superintendent $2500.00 $2500.00 $2500.00 $2400.00
3. Teachers.... 10300.00 10640.00 10640.00 10606.25
4. Janitors 1000.00 1080.00 1200.00 1127.50
5. Clerk 75.00 75.00 75.00 75.00
7. Other services 100.00 98.69 275.00 . 100.44
Total Personal Serv.....ZT$13975.00 $14393.69 $14690.00 $14309.19 , ; $9859.10 $7705.62'
MATERIAL AND SUPPLIES: ' '. " . , , ....... - ............
1. Furniture (desks, etc.).. 150.00 700.00 310.60
2. Supplies (chalk, etc.).. 800.00 775.62 650.00 527.18
5. Playground equipment. 800.00 136.00
6. Janitor's supplies 130.00 125.34 40.00 27.50
7. Fuel 1300.00 1238.85 1500.00 1457.26
8. Light & Power 200.00 192.15 200.00 187.40
9. Water 150.00 150.00 135.00 120.00L
10. Postage and stationery 90.00 87.95 50.00 39.40
Total Mat. and Supplies.... $2820.00 $2569.91 $3625.00 $2805.34 $1801.17 $1320.87
Total Construction ' ' ' $91.04 $40.50
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS "
School buildings & grounds 600.00 587.00 750.00 451.80
Total Malnten. & Repairs 600.00 . 587.00 ' 750.00 451.80 . $216.08 . $369.46
ASSESSMENTS (Highways, " " : !
Roads, Streets, Bridges):
Fourth Street 383.07 200.00 ' '
Total Assessments................ 38107 200.00
1. Bonded, and In. thereon 4125.00 4125.00 4125.00 4125.00
Warrant and interest 2636.88 2500.00 " 95.90
Total Indebtedness 4125.00 . 6761.88 ', 6625.00 4220.90 $4132.93 $4131.83
INSURANCE: ' -- . .. ;
Building and Equipment... 200.00 150.00 ' 330.00 330.00 ' .
Total Insurance 20-0 0 150T 00 330.00 . 330.00 $229.50 $180.00
MISCELLANEOUS: ' ; j-" " ' " "
Telephone .. 55.00 61.45 . 30.00 20.32
Telegrams........ 15.00 15.25 10.00 9.15
Total Miscellaneous 70.00 66.70 i 40.00 29.47 -
GRAND TOTAL. $21790.00 $24912.25 $26260.00 $22146.70 "$l632i).fr $13748.30
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I, Ernest A. Zerba, do hereby certify that the above estimate of expenditures for the year 1922-192
was prepared by me and that the expenditures and budget allowance for the current year and the expenditures
for the three fiscal years next preceding the current year as shown above have been compiled from the record?
in my charge and are true and comet copies thereof.
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Main Street, Athena, Oregon