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Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Campbell are
driving a new Ajax sedan.
Mrs. Francis Lieuallen came up
from Adams Wednesday afternoon.
H. E. Bayers of Salt Lake, Utah,
was in Athena on business, Thurs
day. Mrs. Sarah Jane Bowles left Tues
duy for Seattle where she will visit
Harvey Estes of Weiser, Idaho
was in Athena Monday calling on
Dan Bernard of the Spokane Drap
er company has been in Athena dur
ing the week.
Will Hall, Charles Mays and Wal
ter Fuller were here Tuesday from
Mrs. F. B. Radtke will be hostess
to the Study club at her home next
Friday, March 12.
Dr. and Mrs. F. L. Ingram of Pen
dleton were guests Saturday at the
Emmett Lee home.
Sidney Crabill of Helix, was in
Athena Saturday and attended the
Odd Fellows convention. .
Bud Crabill and Miss Rachel
Barnes were guests at the home of
Mr. Crabills parents, Sunday.
Miss Helen Wraggler of Walla
Walla was in Athena for a short
time Tuesday, en route to Pendleton.
Mrs. Rose Miller and daughter, Na
telle, are in Milton, at the home of
Mrs. Miller's brother, Raymond Gei;)
Bel. Mrs. W. S. Ferguson left Friday
for Nampa, Idaho, where she will
visit her daughter Mrs. Horace Bel
knap. Mr. and Mrs. Morton Heidewich
of the Tum-A-Lum district near
Freewater, visited with Athena
Miss Lela Schubert of Freewater,
spent the week end fn Athena at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Edna DeFreece and Miss
Dorothy Geissel spent a couple of
days last week in Milton with relat
ives and friends. I
Miss Mildred Stanton and Mr. Le
on Totorico came up from Pendleton
and spent the day at the Stanton
homo in Athena.
Mrs. W. R. Taylor and mother Mrs.
M. L. Leepcr of Pendleton, spent
Tuesday in Athena at the home of
Mrs. Bert Logsdon.
Mrs. Akin and Mrs. Hudson who
reside near Freewater, were in
Athena Tuesday and visited with
Miss Ruth Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. James Sturgis ac
companied by Mrs. Lina Sturgis of
Pendleton called on Athena friends
the first of the week.
A cooked food sale will be held by
the Ladies of the M. E. church to
morrow afternoon at Rogers & Good
man's hardware store.
Again this week, we are compelled
to leave out local news, on account
of non arrival of repair parts for
our Linotype machine.
Mrs. Raymond Geissel was oper
ated on for appendicitis, Saturday
morning in St. Mary's, hospital, ct
Walla Walla, and is getting along
"Top of the World," Sunday night;
"The Golden Strain," Wednesday
George Strand prominent Pendle
ton farmer, had business here Wed
nesday. Mrs. M. L. Watts, Mrs. 0. 0.
Stephens, Mrs. R. B. McEwen and
Mrs. H. I. Watts motored to Pendle
ton Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Pauline Myrick and Tom
Mosgrove of Walla Walla, spent
Sunday evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Jesse Myrick.
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Dickson, Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Robinson and Miss
Rachel Robinson of Pendleton visit
ed Athena friends Sunday.
Milton, by defeating Pendleton
high school in the basketball tourna
ment, will represent this district in
Salem at the state tournament.
W. 0. Read, Gotlieb Swank and
Charles Williams have each purch
ased a 30 Best caterpillar, and Watts
Brothers, have purchased a 60 Best.
Miss Francis Rainville is here from
Colfax, and is visiting her grand
mother, Mrs. S. C. Stanton, who has
been quite ill for the past three
The Legion dance Saturday was
well attended and the big crowd had
a good time. The Legion Post is
sponsoring regular Saturday night
Mrs. Will Kirk was taken to the
hospital Sunday, and Monday a
double operation was performed. She
is getting along as well as could be
Mrs. Kretzer, mother of L. H,
Kretzer of Athena, returned to her
home in The Dalles, Monday. Mrs.
Kretzer has been in Athena for sev
Rev. D. Loree and family left yes
terday for Pomcroy, Washington
where they will reside, Rev. Loree
having the pastorate of the Baptist
Wade Goodman of Walla Walla,
and Mr. Cameron of the Internation
al Harvester company drove a new
International truck from Portland,
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Zerba and
sons and Miss Lola Stockstill were
('inner guests in Pendleton Sunday at
the home of Mrs. E. A. Mumford
and Miss Edna Zerba.
Mrs. Jesse Myrick, Mrs. Bern Ban
ister and Mrs. George Banister were
in Walla Walla, Tuesday and while
there visited Mrs. Raymond Geissel,
who is in the hospital.
Miss Frederica Kershaw who has
spent the past week in Athena at
the home of her parents, returned
Monday to Washington State college
at Pullman, Washington.
George Corder who has been in
Walla Walla since Saturday morning
returned to Athena, Tuesday morn
ing. While there he visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Snyder.
F. V. Legler, representing the
Sweet Candy company of Salt Lake
City, was an Athena business visitor
last Thursday. He reports the outlook
for business very good this year.
The district Odd Fellow's conven
tion in Athena Saturday, was large
ly attended. Supper was served by
She is survived by the following
children: Mrs. L. L. Rogers of Pen
dleton; Mrs. William Kupers of He
lix; B. F. DuPuis of Pendleton; Fred
DuPuis of Weston and Charles Du
Puis of Adams.
Mrs. C. L. McFadden and Mrs. E.
C. Prestbye were in Walla Walla
Monday and visited Mrs. Carl Mc
Connell, who is the hospital there.
They report her to be getting along
Mrs. Charles Vaughan and daugh
ters of Pendleton spent the week end
in Athena at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Huggins. Sunday Johnny
Hoey accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. Huggins motored them to their
Mrs. H. J. Cunningham was host
ess to the 0. D. 0. club Wednesday
afternoon. A very pleasant time was
enjoyed in chat and fancy work.
Dainty refreshments were served by
the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Lee
Penri Harris received a telegram
Monday stating that his father died
in Hope, Arkansas at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. E. M. Duke. The tele
gram did not give the immediate
cause of his death, saying he died
The Chemistry classes of the Pen
dleton, Milton and Athena high
schools and the high schools of Wes
ton, Adams, Umapine and Helix
went to Walla Walla Tuesday where
they attended a radio experiment in
Mrs. Arthur Douglas, Mrs. C. M.
Eager and Mrs. Lloyd Michener,
were Walla Walla visitors Tuesday.
Mrs. Alec Mclntyre and Mrs. Fred
Pinkerton motored, to Pendleton
At her home west of town, Mrs.
Ployd Pinkerton entertained her
Sunday school class at a sumptuous
dinner last Friday evening. Games
were provided for the pleasure of
the little folks after the repast.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Venable were
in Athena from Pendleton, Tuesday.
Running on the new time card, 0
W. R. & N., Northbound passenger
train No. 78 arrives in Athena at
8:22 instead of 8:35 a. m., and No.
77 at 4:13 p. m.
At hi3 home, in Glendale, Califor
nia, on February 18th, Henry Koepke
celebrated his 82nd birthday. Old
time Oregon friends who are spend
ing the winter in California, gather
ed at the Koepke home to extend
their congratulations. Mr. Koepke
is in the best of health.
The B. Y. P. U. met in regular bus
iness meeting Monday evening. At
the previous meeting it was decided
each member should earn a dollar
and compose a rhyme as to how they
earned it. . The rhymes were witty
and clever, and the dollars were
twenty three. Some were earned by
washing windows, driving mules,
caring for babies, sewing, refereeing
basket ball, selling dress goods, can
dy, pills and cream. A social hour
was enjoyed coffee and doughnuts
The Christian Missionary society
was entertained Wednesday after.
describing the Bible University at
Eugene and its work. Mrs. H. H.
Hill read a paper and Mrs. Floyd
Pinkerton gave a paper on Bolenge.
Mrs. William McPherson was a guest
of the club. The hostess was assis
ted by Mrs. Minnie DePeatt.
A family row was aired in Judge
Richards' court Wednesday after
noon, with the result that costs were
assessed against , Amos Wineland,
Anna Wineland, Feron Smith, Bessie
Smith and Evelyn Price, and each
was given a suspended sentence on
the charge of disorderly conduct.
Pendleton telephone customers are
today receiving a printed notice in
viting them on Wednesday March 10
to visit the central office. The in
vitation is on behalf of the men and
women of the local telephone or
ganization. They give assurance that
they will gladly explain the equip
ment and methods. They believe the
visit will be found interesting and
will prove mutually helpful to the
user of the telephone and to those
who are engaged in rendering the
service. The occasion marks the
fiftieth anniversary of the first en
tirely successful test of the tele
phone, on March 10, 1876.
The music for the cantata to be
presented at a union service Easter
night at the Christian church, has ar
rived and regular rehearsals will be
gin next week. The cantata, selected
is "The Resurrection Story" and the
choruses and solos are full of life,
but preserve a deep religious tone
throughout. It is the desire of the
Etude club that all members of the
church choirs and other singers in
the community take part so that the
service may be a complete success.
Rehearsals will be held at the audi
torium Tuesday evening at seven-
thirty o'clock and Thursday evening
at the Christian church at eight
o'clock, and all who will assist are
requested to be present.
White King Soap
20 Bars White King - . 1.00
2 Bars Ko-Ko-lem Toilet Soap .20
1 Bar Mission Belle Toilet Soap .10
Phone Your Order To 152
thena Department Store
the Rebekahs to 230 Odd Fellows at noon at the home of Mrs. William
the M. E. church, Saturday evening.
Mrs. Catherine DuPuis 71, pioneer
woman of Weston, died at Pendleton,
Wednesday. Funeral services were
held at Weston, yesterday afternoon.
Willaby with a good number in at
tendance. The program was arranged
by Mrs. Louis Keen and Mrs. Ernest
Zerba conducted the devotions. Mrs.
Hackett gave an interesting talk
High Grade Apples Without Blemish or
Flaw, From the
John Ross Orchard
High Quality Vegetables are again on the Market
-We have them. See our window
THIS PURE FOOD GROCERY
Quality Quantity. Service. Phone 171. . Athena, Oregon
Oregon State News Notes
The damage to dining-room equip
ment resulting from the riot involving
approximately 200 convicts in the Ore
gon state penitentiary at Salem wil
bo paid out of the prisoners' amuse
ment fund, according to announccmeni
made by J. W. Liliie, warden of the in
stitution. Warden Lillie said that 1:.
probably would require $100 to replace
the broken dishes and repair the
tables, chairs and other furnishings.
The recent freshets in the Santiam
river and Hamilton creek worked
great benefit to the shingle indu3'.rj
of Lebanon. The Super Shingle com
pany had a large number o shingle
bolts in Hamilton creek, which the;
were unable to get down the stream
to the mill at Lebanon. The higl,
water became of the right stago tc
easily float the bolts, and the company
got to the mill nearly 2000 cords oi
Ten thousand pine trees, beetlo-in
tested, in the Spencer creek water
shed, we3t of Klamath Falls, will be
sacrificed this year by three lumbe;
concerns in a desperate effort to stainr.
out the parasite Infestation. The three
concerns are the Weyerhaeuser Tim
ber company, the Long-Bell Lumber
company and the Oshkosh Lumber
company. It is estimated that the 10,
000 trees that mu3t be cut represent
between 8,000,000 and 10,000,000 board
feet of timber. At $4 a thousand the
stumpago would cost between 535,000
and 40.000. The pine boetle control
camp, composed of 20 men, has com
menced control work.
Wild geese that have become In
trepid and, due to the closed season,
are immune from the ordinary men
aces of hunters and shotguns, have
made their winter home in Gilliam
county, near Arlington and Elalock. A
man has been employed by the game
commission to drive constantly up and
down the wheat fields in an automo
bile to frighten the geese away, due
to complaints received several weeks
ago from farmers that their wheat
fields were being despoiled, but the
geese have become so tame that this
has so far had little effect, the geese
going no further away from the fields
than is necessary to keep from being
actually run down. In the neighbor
hood of 50,000 to 75,000 geese are esti
mated to be encamped In the region.
Immediate relief for IS Oregon coun
ties and one in Washington which have
lost tax payments through the return
of the Oregon & California railroad
grant lands to the federal government
under the act of 1916, is provided in
a bill Introduced by Senator Stanfield
In the senate, under which the coun
ties affected would receive approxi
Continuing until Monday, March 15,
which is the last day for filing federal
income tax returns for the calendar
year 1925, field deputies from the of
fice of Clyde G. Huntley, collector of
internal revenue at Portland, will visit
the principal cities and towns of Ore
gon to assist taxpayers to prepare
thoir returns and compute the amount
of tax due the government.
Elimination of governmental em
ployes who hare ceased to be neces
sary since war and immediate postwar
couditions have passed was asked in
a resolution passed by the Albany
chamber of commerce, to la forwarded
THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, March 6
A Mighty Drama of War-Dazed Women
Free Tickets for this show to
Mr. Grant Prestbye
George 0,Brien, Madge Bellamy, Leslie Fenton,
. . . - -
, Margaret Livingston and Walter McGrail
One of the Biggest Pictures
cAt regular admission prices
International News. Comedy Admission Prices, 10c-35c
Free Tickets for this show to
Mr. Justin Harwood
Ethel M. Dell's Greatest Fiction Success
The Top of the
Anna Q. Nilsson, James Kirkwood, Raymond Hat
ton and Sheldon Lewis
Pathe Review Comedy Admission Frices, 10c-35c
Wednesday, March 10 Special
Peter B. Kyne's
Madge Bellamy, and Kenneth Harlan
zA good two-reel Comedy
Admission Prices, I0c-35c
Coming March I7ih and 18th