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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1922)
Cecil Hyatt ot Weston' was in Athe
Ira Henderson of Weston was in
Athena Tuesday. , .
Rufard Price of Weston was : in
Athena, Tuesday. .: ;
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Stackley,
November 25," 1322 a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hyatt of Weston,
were in Athena Tuesday.
, Chance Rogers is in Portland this
week on a business mission.
M. W. Hansell made a business trip
to Odessa and Spokane this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevin were
Pendleton visitors, Wednesday,
A white Thanksgiving betokens a
healthy winter let it be hoped.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray May of Weston
were Athena shoppers, Wednesday.
Whitman defeated Montana, , Sat
urday on Ankeny Field, by the score
Of 13 to 0. .v. ".
Sam Booher is home from Condon,
where he has been employed for
several months. .
Miss Maebelle Duncan is in training
for a professional' nurse , at Good
Samaritan hospital, Portland.
The Christian Missionary . society
will meet next Wednesday, December
6 at the home of Mrs. F. B. Boyd,
Mr. and Mrs. Rny Baker Of Reithj
were Thanksgiving Day gu&tp -at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Anderson.
Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Hales of Pen
dleton were Sunday visitors at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pinkerton.
Mrs. Center of Walla Walla, 'was
a guest during the week a the. Home
of fijr. and Mrs. F. S. LeGrow on
Mr. and Mrs. L. H.:Basler jeftWed-:
nesday in their Ford car for a visit
with relatives at Salem and other
N. A. Miller j undertnlcp.', has pur
chased an auto hearse. Art Shick
left today for Umatilla, to -drive the
machine to Athena. .'I.
John Froome was . in ' Waitsburg,
yesterday, attending his brother's fun
eral, and was accompanied by a num
ber of friends from Pendleton.
Ralph McEwen is in Portland this
week, where he was called on business
and jincidentally had Thanksgiving
dinner, with his mother and sisters.
It is reported the health of Mrs. S.
C. Stanton who accompanied her
daughter, Mrs. Montague, to her
home in Arlington, is about thi same
as when she left Athena. , , ,4
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Booher and
children have been visiting: relatives
and friends in Athena this week.
After losing their home and contents
by fire several months ago, Mr. and
Mrs. Booher left Condon and moved
to Baker, where Mr, Booher is em
ployed in a sawmill. '
- Superintendent. Hadley ,. of; the
Athena schools has returned from
Portland, where he was called last
week on the account of his father's
serious illness. , ; ' c
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Proudf it and
daughter Mary,' were dinner guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Corn
well, of Walla Walla, Wednesday
Mr-, and Mrs. C. L. McFadden are
home from their visit to Corvallis and
Portland:. Mr, ; McFadden ' lays i the
University of ; Qregon-P. Av C, foot
ball gamer was aJ hum-dingerafter
the first ten minutes of play.
Radios operated by C. M. Eager and
R. A. Thompson have been equipped
with amplifiers. The improvement is
appreciated b. large numbers of
Athen friends "who delight in list-,
ening to nightly concerts.
Word has been received by Athena
relatives that.; Eugene Stanton is at
Mayo Brothers sanitarium, Rochester,
MinnV where lie ia to ;be treated for
ulcers of. the stomach,.
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Patrons and guests of the St Nich
ols hotel were served yesterday with
a splendid Thanksgiving dinner, the
turkey with all its. accessories being
prepared to the queen's taste.
. mr. ana Mrs. Henry Dell are in
Portland, where they spent Thanks
giving at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Koontz. Miss Lucinda Dell
came up from U. of 0. and met her
parents in Portland.
Mrs. A. C. Froom, who. has returned
from British Columbia, where she
and Mr. Froom are making a farm
home, brought with her a splendid
lot of pictures of the new home and
The 0. D. 0. club met at the home
of Mrs. Lovick Shangle in Milton,
Wednesday of last week. After
pleasantly spending the afternoon In
sewing, a delicious luncheon was
served by the hostess. v
The many friends of Mrs. M. M.
Johns are sorrV to learn that she will
not return to Athena this winter,
but will ' remain in Portland to re
ceive medical attention. She is at the
home of her niece, Mrs. John Row
land, 550 Tillamook street .
It is reported that "The Athena
Hog Assocation" has gone out of
business. . This week the members cf
the .association butchered the cap
ital stock and the dividends are hang
ing up in several different woodsheds
around town. The association was a
success as long as the hog feed held
out, it is reported, but. when the
source was cut off, it was soon found
that Zerolene and water was a d--n
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wood enter
tained the members of the high school
football team at their home west of
Athena, . Saturday evening. At six
o'clock the boys sat down to a fine
banquet dinner, after which a number
of young ladies came in and the even
ing was pleasantly spent socially.
.: The highway north of Weston at
one place was responsible for four
automobiles going into the ditch
when the cars struck a sheet of ice,
covering the pavement One man
came out of a wreck there with a
broken leg, and other passengers were
more or less bruised. 1
Last Saturday was an event in the
history of the Sunday school class of
boys taught by George R. Gerking,
when he gave them an outdoor dinner
at his home west of town. Eighteen
youngsters were conveyed from town
and enjoyed to the full the spread of
baked bean, weinies etc. that made up
the-feast Games and outdoor sports
made up the days program,
y ' Mrs. E. A. Dudley is enjoying a
visit witth her sister, Mrs. Seeley, the
wife of Captain Seeley, of Coos Bay.
Captain Seeley, who is a well known
navigator of Pacific waters, recently
had his first accident when his ves
sel was driven upon rocks and nearly
wrecked, during a storm on Coos Bay.
He is expected to join his wife here
during the week at the Dudley home.
Next Tuesday Mrs. H. I. Watts will
be hostess to the Civic club at her
home on south 3rd street. Members
are asked to bring each material for
two aprons. The afternoon will be
spent in making these garments for
a sale to be held in the near future,
in conjunction with a waffle supper,
and the date and place will be chosen
on that day. -
Dr. S. F. Sharp became suddenly ill
Wednesday, and was taken to the
cJWade in c4thena 0 J?
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$1.75 per Sack, on Time
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Vegetables contain just the things you need to keep your system in fine
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hospital at Pendleton, for, treatment.
For a time his condition was consid
ered serious, but at present he , is
said to be much better. He was strick
en with bladder trouble, an ailment
from which the veteran physician suf
fered on a previous occasion, several
years ago. f
The ladies aid society 4f the Christ
ian church have set Saturday, Dec
ember 16 as the date of ; their annu.il
bazar and chicken dinner, . to take
place in the dining room of tliir
church building. Bed quilts and com forters,
and various articles suitabie
for Christmas gifts will be on sale.
A splendid six o'clock ' dinner with
chicken and all its accompaniment?,
such as these ladies are famed for
will be served.. Further notice of the
annual event will be given next week.
The J. T. club met at the home of
Mrs. Eugene Schrimpf last Wednes
day. The afternoon was spent at
needle work. Refreshments were
served by Mrs. Bert , Ibgsdon and
Mrs. Jesse Myrick. The next meeting
will be 'at the home of - Mrs. Grant
Prestbye Wednesday, December 1?.
As there is important matters to dis
cuss, the attendance of all members
is desired. ' y
Mrs.' R. B. McEwen was hostess
Tuesday afternoon at her home on
College and 6th streets, to the Star
club, for its last meeting until after
the New Year. The rooms were aglow
with yellow chrysanthemums, and the
afternoon was spent cozily in sewing.
An appetizing lunch of individual
mince pies and coffee was served be
fore the guests departed. Visitors, be
sides club members were: Mrs..Chas.
Norris, Mrs. D. T. Stone and Mrs. D.
S.- Fisher. - - '
A very pleasant surprise party was
given at the Pine Creek home' of Mr.
and Mrs. Ross Catron last Saturday
night. Several car loads ' of friends
with well filled baskets arrived un
announced, and the evening was made
merry with cards and dancing. Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Carris, Mr. and Mrs.
James Rielly of Walla Walla were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cat
The proceeds of the basket social
held at the school house;Eriday night
were fifty-nine dollars. This money
is the beginning of a piano fund for
the school. :;-; .
, Misses Alice and Margaret Neeley
of Walla Walla,.Miss Blanche Wilson
and Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wilson Were
Thanksgiving dinner guests '' at the
home of Mr. and Mrs., Sam Pambrun.
Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Betts were Mr. and
Mrs. J. Duncan and Ernest, Mr. and
Mrs. Hadley and Miss Morgan.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Pambrun were
Walla Walla visitors Friday.
26 Years Ago
Winter is with us in all her glory.
Deputy Sheriff Kimberk was in
town Monday, . ; ,
Jabez Cresswell, an Oregon pion
eer, died in Pendleton Friday night
Jay Saling has moved his family
to Athena, and occupies the Post
Many of our young people enjoy
the exhilerating pleasure of sleigh
riding this week. ;
Chas. Stansell spent Thanksgiving
in Athena, with relatives and friends.
Charlie is employed in Pendleton.
The snow fall at Walla Wall dur
ing , November bas been 5' inches,
exceeding the snow fall for that
month during any year since 1886.
The Ladies' Reading Circle met at
the home of Mrs. J. W. Smith yester
day afternoon. Mrs. Lake France en
tertained the circle, Wednesday of
last week. .
M. A. Baker of Weston, has a
selfregistering government thermome
ter at his home. The lowest point reg
istered was 7 degrees below zero, and
was on Thursday night of last week.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Johnson, died at their home on
Tuesday. The little one was laid to
rest in the Athena cemetery Wednes
Last week's Weston Leader boasted
of 4 hogs that when dressed, weighed
1112 pounds. Johnny Froome, of Athe
na, without trying, beats it easily
with 3 dressed porkers, which tipped
the scales at 1140 pounds; beating
the Weston record 28 pounds, with
one hog less.
Tom Montgomery, a well known
young man of Helix, left this week
for Portland, where he will take a
course in a business college.
William Roberts and William Hale,
Stage Gulch farmers, have been stuff
ing a Pendleton paper as to how they
slaughter wild geese in their fields.
Roberts tickled the reporters ear with
the tale of having rolled down hill
into a flock of geese and picked up
rf TT.1 1 ' a. J i IT.
12a. naies aiory is not so mouesi. i
used a salmon net, and 125 geese be
came fast in its mashes.
Cold Weather Snaps
One Lot Dress Goods, 75c to 1.50 per4 -yd. 25c
Thirty oz. All Wool Army Overcoats 4.89 .
Air Wool Army Stag Shirts4.98
All Wool Army Blankets 2.49
All Wool Army Shirts, new, 3.49
Army Belts 19c , . " . ,': '
44x72 Nashua Blanket 1.49 , ; 1
Bib Overalls per pair 95c and 1.39
Enl;:?ers and Firemans Hose 19c V
Mens Wool Shirts, grey, size 15 to 17 1.95
A t h e n a 0 epa rt m e n t Sib re
For Lower Prices, Phone 162
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Sunday, December 3
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Wednesday, December 6