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"Dangerous Money" at the
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
R. B. McEwen is spending the day
at Pilot Rock.
Mrs. Lloyd McPherrin has arrived
home from California.
Phillip Givens of Umapine made
a business visit here Monday.
Mrs. Lucien Gagnon has returned
home from a visit with friends in
Neil Best Post of Milton sponsor
ed a public dance at State Line hall
Ross Carney of the Pendleton
Trading company was a business vis
itor here Monday.
Elmer Merritt spent Tuesday and
Wednesday driving a bunch of beef
cattle to Pendleton.
Elmer Booher came up from Con
don this week and visited at the
home of his parents.
Dorothy Burke went to Portland
Monday to spend a few days with
her father Roy Burke.
"Bud" Peterson of Pendleton has
been a guest at the E. A. Dudley
home dtiring the week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Barrett dined
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. B.
McEwen Christmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. II. I. Watts were
dinner guests at the M. L. Watts
home on Christmas day.
Mrs. Anna Cartano of Pendleton
spent last week at the home of her
mother Mrs. Jane Harden.
Mrs. Minnie DePeatt is entertain
ing the Study club this afternoon at
her home on Adams street.
Mrs. E. L. Mann and daughter
Alaine were over from Freewater,
iVionday visiting Athena friends.
The Christian Missionary society
will meet next Wednesday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. F. B. Boyd.
Miss Helen Eubanks of Walla Wal
la spent the week end at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. McEwen.
Dale Whitcman came over from
Walla Walla Sunday, and spent the
day at the B. B. Richards home.
Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Hill spent
Christmas day at the home of Uuur
son Maurice Hill at Prescott, Wusih
ington. Dr. Cowan and Miss Pearl Ram
scy were dinner guests, Christmas, of
Dr. and Mrs. Harry Cowan in Wal
Mrs. Alfred Smith and Mrs. Dr.
Kern of Pendleton, spent Wednes
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S.
Rich Thompson and family spent
Christmas day in Pendleton. They
were guests at the home of Thomas
B. B. Kirkwood, representing
Schnabacker Brothers Company of
Seattle, transacted business in Athe
Mrs. McPherrin is ill in Portland,
at. the homo of relatives. Her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Oswald of He
lix, is with her.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Richards and
son Roland spent Christmas at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Whitman,
at Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Piersol and
family of Weston came over and
spent Christmas at the home of Mr.
Buster Keaton in "Seven Chances"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Lewis Berlin who is a senior at
Hills Military academy is home at
Walla Walla for the vacation. He
was in Athena, Monday
A dinner party Christmas day at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor
Hirsch included Mr. and Mrs. Justin
Harwood and E. C. Prestbye.
The dance at Legion Hall, invitat
ional, Saturday night, was well at
tended and another invitation dance
will take place tomorrow night.
Mayor and Mrs. Elbert Tate of
Helix, were Christmas guests at the
home of Mrs. Tate's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Wilson, in Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geissel
were over from their home in Mil
ton and spent Christmas day at the
Bern Banister home, west of town.
Jack Creig and Tom Shaw of
North Powder, were guests of Clif
ford Wood over the holidays. Jack
Creig is a cousin of Clifford Wood.
Mrs. C. M. Eager as in Pendleton
Tuesday afternoon where she assist
ed at a tea given in honor of her
sister Mrs. Will Bennett of Port
land. Miss Jerry Cassett who teaches in
District 70, left for Walla Walla
Thursday, where she is spending
the holidays at the home of her par
ents. George Boreman came over from
LaGrande and spent Christmas with
Athena friends. Mr. Boreman has a
position with a lumber company as
Athena circle No 10 Neighbors of
Woodcraft will meet Tuesday even
ing January 5 for installation of of
ficers. All members are requested to
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Pinkerton who
make their home in Milton, spent
Christmas at the country home of
their son Lawrence Pinkerton, west
Cy Hodgen who has been quite ill,
is able to be down town, and Tues
day evcinng was able to assume his
duties as night operator at the local
Fred Baddley has disposed of his
1925 wheat crop at $1.45 per bush
el and about the middle of January
will go to Los Angeles, to visit his
brother, Dr. Baddeley.
A party of young people motored
out to the country home of Mr. and
Mrs. Marion Hansell, Friday even
ing after the show, where they wert
Miss Billie Baker arrived in Athe
na Friday to visit with friends and
left Sunday evening for Portland,
where she is employed by the Mont
gomery Ward Company. .
Mrs. Grace Kintzley and daughter
Miss Erda Kintzley who have been
visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Ramsey, will leave today for
their home in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Tharp and
son Lawrence passed through from
Walla. Walla, to spend the Christ
mas week with Mr. and Mrs. Virgil
Willaby and family at Condon.
Manager Ames of the local Stand
ard Oil company distributing sta
tion, entertained employes of the
Pendleton and Walla Walla stations
at dinner in the Athena Hotel, Tues
day. A. L. McEwen and family were
guests over Christmas at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McCool of
Walla Walla, parents of Mrs. Mc
Ewen. They returned Saturday eve
ning accompanied by Mrs. Kate Mc
Cool of Portland who is spending a
few days at the McEwen ranch
home northwest of town,
Mr. and Mrs. Orin Gibbs and son
Marvin who spent several days at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hug
gins, Mr. GibW parents in Athena,
returned to their home in Parkdale,
Wilbur Harden, Frank Williams,
Lorain Shick, Bert Ramsey, Hamp
Booher, Henry Bsoher, Charles Wil
son and Dudley Rogers were in
Pendleton Monday evening attending
Knights of Pythias Lodge.
Dinner guests Sunday at the C. M.
Eager home on Jefferson street, in
cluded Charles Bond and family.
Mrs. Eliza J. Burchill, Mrs. Ellen
Bond, of Pendleton and Will Ben
nett and family of Portland.
Auditorium of the local Christian
church received a Christmas present
of a handsome piano, from the mem
bers. The old piano has been plac
ed in the reception room for the use
of the primary Sunday school.
Mr. and Mrs. John Harden were
hosts at a family dinner Christmas'
Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Will Har
den and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Shick and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ger
aid Kilgore and family and Mrs.
. Mr., and Mrs. J. C. Burke and Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Burke of Portland,
spent Christmas at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. V. C. Burke, at Garfield,
Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Burke returned to their home in
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Huggins en
tertained with a big Christmas din
ner, Mr. and Mrs. Orin Gibbs and
son of Parkdale, Mr. and Mrs. Char
les Vaughan of Pendleton, Mr. and
Mrs. John Stanton and daughter Mil
dred and Johnny Hoey of Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Logsdon were
hosts Christmas at a large dinner
party, the guests comprising Mr.
and Mrs. D. H. Mansfield and Velva,
from Pendleton, Mr. and Mrs. Akins,
Mr. and Mrs. Loney and Mr. and
Mrs. Stanley Wright of the Walla
Jesse Myrick recently purchased
forty acres of valuable land adjoin
ing Athena town site on the West.
Mr. Myrick will take possession
some time during the summer. The
property was formerly owr.ed by
William Potts, well known agent for
Buick cars" in Pendleton.
While passing the school grounds
Tuesday night, Everett Rothrock
turned around to adjust . the back
curtain in his coupe. Result, smash
ed right into Glenn Dudley's road
ster, a smashed fender, broken
spring, twisted axel, nobody hurt
Bunny Hodgen was in town yes
terday from Adams and told the
sports editor of the Press all about
the Athena-Adams basket ball game
as it was played, Wednesday even
ing. Bunny is a pal of ours when
he does not run with Paul Lieuallen.
Athena's champion basketball team
has had its "picture took," and in
halftone finish is appearing in the
newspapers of the county and on ad
vertsing matter, pertaining to the
scheduled league games.
R. B. McEwen accompanied by
Phil Givens of Umapine made a
business trip to Stanfield yesterday.
With Every $1
We Are Giving Away
One Shopping Bag
One Rubber Apron
We carry a full line of Work Gloves, and are sellinc oranges at two dozen
F for 25 cents.
THE PURE FOOD GROCERY
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Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Lee of Walla
Walla visited at the home of E. O.
Lee's on Christmas day.
"The Sea Hawk" and the Amundsen-Ellsworth
polar flight, will be
shown as a double program at the
Standard Theatre, New Year's night.
Mrs. Omer Stephens of Athena did
not have her eye injured. The item
in the Pendleton newspaper referred
to Mrs. Omer Stephens of Pendleton,
wife of a nephew of 0. 0. Stephens
Miss Katherine Froom will leave
Sunday for Washougal where she is
teaching in the high school. She has
been the guest of her parents Mr.
and Mrs. John Froom during the hol
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Lee motored to
Dayton, Saturday and were accom
panied home Sunday, by Mrs. Lee's
mother, Mrs. L. G. Stott who will
visit the Lee family until after New
B. B. Richards and family have re
turned from Walla Walla where they
spent Christmas and several days
following at the home of Mrs. Rich
ards sister, Mrs, Otis Whiteman.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. .Gucker are
here from their home in Alaska and
are guests at the Louis Bergevi.i
home. Mrs. Gucker will be remem
bered as Miss Rena Bergevin.
Misses Pearl '.' Ramsey and Hilda
Dickenson entertained last evening in
honor of Miss Frederica Kershaw
and Miss Edra Kentzley of Portland,
and Savannah' Davis.
William Hall well known and
prosperous Indian was here with a
party of friends from the reservation
yesterday. Hall was driving a com
fortable sedan, v
Miss Zola Keen and her mother
who spent the holidays in Athena,
will return Sunday to Hood Rivei
where Miss Keen is teaching in high
Athena students of (X A. C. and
U. of 0., will return to Corvallis and
Eugene tomorrow, after spending
the holidays with their relatives
Walter Adams well known farm
er who is making his home in Wal
la Walla, during -the winter, was an
Athena visitor yesterday.
Mrs. Fred Steiwer accompanied by
a party of Pendleton friends passed
through Athena yesterday en route
to Walla Walla. . ;
Mr. F. Claire Guerney of Baker,
has been a guest during the week at
the W. P. Littlejohn home on Jef-J
Three new street busses, which
will take the place of street cars in
Walla Walla, passed 'through Athena
yesterday. ' :
Angus Gillis formerly a resident
of Athena but now of Washtucna,
was in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Thompson
were here from their home on the
Johnn Luck well known mule buy
er of Pendleton had business in
Athena yesterday. .
Mrs. George Myrick and daughter
Arlene, visited relatives in Pendle
ton, Wednesday. ,
Charles May well known Weston
mountain farmer was an Athena vis
Mr. and Mrs. John Thompson came
to Athena Tuesday from their home
Miss Lenore McNair who is visit
ing in Spokane will return the end
of the week.
Walter Fuller who makes his
home on Weston mountain was here
The Civic club will meet next Tues
day afternoon at the Commercial
Pale Whiteman, of Walla Walla is
the guest of Reeve and Kholer Betts
this week. .
J. T. Lieuallen well known Adams
resident was an! Athena visitor yes
terday. . . .
Roy Hyatt came to Athena Tues
day from his home on Weston Moun
tain. v V .
Mr and Mrs." Max Hopper and son
Robert spent Wednesday in Pendle
Mrs. Ravella lieuallen of Adams
called on Athena friends Wednesday.
Jack Crum of Weston made a busi
ness visit to Athena Monday.
Melvin Simonds of Walla Wal
la was in Athena Monday.
Mrs. Will Read was ill the fore
part of the week.
We extend a general and cordial
invitation to all to attend our evan
gelistic meetings, which begin next
Sunday evening. Remember Christ
ians, we all belong to the same Lord.
We expect, "and will if we are what
we profess to be," go to the tame
heaven. Now, to you who have iiev
er known God by experience, we are
asking you to come and listen to the
message and see for yourselves if it
would not be the wise thing to be
come a Christian. We extend to
everyone a hearty invitation to join
with us in this iattle against sin.
P. LDREE, Paste.
3 May New Year come S
3 With a smile and a song, k
jS To cheer your heart Eg
5 The whole year long. 3j
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THE STANDARD THEATRE
New Year's Might
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The Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight
Big Joint Program
Each year brings to the screen one or two great motion pictures that be
cause of their great magnificence, their wonderful human appeal, their spec
tacular splendor,- stand out as gigantic and notable successes.- Frank Lloyd
has produced just such a success in "The Sea Hawk." Because of its irresis
tible appeal to men and women, youngand old, alike Because of its massive
ness in production treatment Because of the performance of Milton Sills
and an exceptional supporting cast The Standard theatre feels that you
will agree that this picture is the ultimate in romance and amazing advent
ure, and we are proud to present it to our patrons.
' Admission Prices 10c-35c-50c
Saturday, January 2
Starred with Tom Moore
Take a poor little girl out of a boarding house kitchen, drop a million dol
lars into her. lap,send her to a fashionable finishing school, give her a sum
mer abroad to acquire Old World culture and what happens to her child
hood love affair? It goes on the rocks. Here's Bebe in "her ideal role.
Admission Prices, 10c-35c
Free Tickets for this show to
MR, BUD PRICE;
Sunday January 3
Imagine that record-breaking comedy, "Seven Chances," with which David
Belasco convulsed Broadway, gagged by Buster. Besides Buster, the cast
contains that famous star of Broadway and Hollywood Boulevard, T. Roy
Barnes, the inimitable Snitz Edwards, seven baby stars, 7,777 females dress
ed in wedding gowns and a group of flapper-vamps headed by Ruth Dwyer
leading woman; Theda Bara's little sister, Loro; Otis Harlan's daughter,
Marion, and seven former leading women in Hollywood comedies Beat
that cast! .
Admission Prices, 10c-35c