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Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Geissel of Mil
ton spent Sunday afternoon in Athe
Misses Hilda and Thyllis Dicken
son visited friends at Walla Walla
Mrs. Wilbur Yokum was in Athe
na from her home in Walla Walla
Mrs. Bert Ramsey left Monday
morning for Portland, where she will
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Booher are
here from Condon, to spend the week'
end with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Thompson
were in Athena Tuesday, from their
home on the Umatilla river.
Roland Kretzer and Beryl Hodgen
are home from University of Ore
gon on a week-end vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beckner were in
Athena Wednesday and Thursday
of last week from their home at
A large crowd was in evidence at
Bingham Springs Sunday, a good
many of which comprised Athena
Leo Sanchez and Jack Miller, re
turned to Athena Sunday, after vis
iting at the home of relatives in Mil
ton over the week end.
Mrs. E. M. Bollinger who him been
quite ill at the home of her daugh
ter Mrs. Ed Davidson of Freevvater,
is able to be out again.
Mr. and Mrs. George Brace will
conduct a new store and service sta
tion at Thorn Hollow. Mr .Brace was
formerly in the forest service.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. DeFreece drove
over from their home near Walla
Walla, Monday, and spent the day at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sims Dick
enson. Mrs. G. R. Gerking was hostess to
the Christian missionary society
Wednesday, assisted by Mrs. Julia
Hodgen. The program was given by
Division No. 1.
Mrs. L. H. Rodgers of Spokane
and Mrs. Akins of State Line spent
last Thursday visiting at the homes
of Mrs. Lilla Kirk and Mr. arl Mrs.
Mrs. M. M. Johns was a guest yes
terday of Mrs. Joseph N.
Scott, whim the ladies of the Pen
dleton Presbyterian church enter
tained in honor of Mother's day
Till Beckner who spent Saturday at
the home of his brother Lee Beck
ner at lone, and who returned to
Athena Sunday, reports fine pros
pects for the crops in that region.
Mr. and Mrs. George Lemon, Mrs.
T. A. Stott and Mr. John Pugh of
Harrison, Idaho and Mrs. Rex Davis
of Spokane, were guests Tuesday
evening at the E. 0. Lee home. The
party were en route to McMinnville,
Mrs. Mollie Thomas of Spokane is
visiting at the home of Mr. iind Mrs.
Bert Taylor. Mrs. Thomas is a sis
ter of Mrs. Taylor. Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Thomas who brought Mrs.
Thomas here, have left after spend
ing a day here.
The 0. 1). 0. Club will meet next
Wednesday at the home of Mrs.
Floyd Pinkerton. The meeting has
been changed to Mrs. Pinkertons
from the home of Mrs. Virgil Zerba,
where it was to have been held. The
last meeting of the club was given at
the country home of Mrs. Roy Can
non and refreshments were served by
the hostess assisted by Mrs. For
Many people from other towns in
the county have been augmenting the
large crowds which have been hear
ing Evangelist Hutton ajid his sing
er, Mr. Fairbanks, at the Christian
church. The meetings are scheduled
to continue indefinitely.
Beginning tomorrow night, Athe-
na-Weston Legion Post will resume
giving their Saturday night dances,
the Jolly Joy-Makers Orchestra furn
ishing the music. Fans will be sup
plied to keep everybody cool, and
good drinking water facilities will be
Water is reported low in the re
servdir on account of work on the
new pipeline making it impossible to
utilize the pumping statioa plant
Until the pumping plant can be used
it will be necessary to curtail the use
of water for lawn sprinkling, tem
porarily, at least.
"Light of Western Stars," Zane
Grey's fine picture that got side
tracked from the Standard Theatre,
has been secured for showing on Sat
urday night, May 29. Remember the
date, and be at the theatre early to
secure a good seat, as there will be
but one showing of the picture.
East Oregonian: Mr. and Mrs.
Max Dudley of Colfax, Washington,
are the parents of a baby girl born
this morning, at the home of Mrs.
Dudley's parents Mr. and Mrs. Man
uel Friedley, 109 Stonewall Jackson.
The baby has' been named Olive
Genevra after her grandmother.
Dolph Thompson is manager of
Bingham Springs this year, and is
putting forth special effort to please
the patrons of that popular resort.
Mr. Thompson is assisted by his wife
and Mr. and Mrs. Hayes. A big
crowd was present at the opening of
the season at the Springs, last Sat
A party which proved to be a great
success was given by Miss Velva
Mansfield of Pendleton, at the home
of her sister Mrs. Maude Logsdon in
honor of Mrs. Ralph Haynie of Bend.
The rooms were beautifully decorat
ed, wild flowers in profusion being
used throughout the spacious rooms.
Many interesting games were play
ed by the invited guests, about twen
ty being present. Delicious refresh
ments were served by Mrs. Logsdon
and Miss Mansfield, Mrs. D. H. Mans
field of Pendleton served the ices nnd
Mrs. George Banister poured.
At a meeting of the local W. C. T.
U. last Friday held at the home of
Mrs. Charles Betts south of town, of
ficeis were elected for the ensuing
year as follows: President, Mrs.
Cowan; vice-president, Mrs. Mattie
Mitchell; secretary, Mrs. C. L. Mc
Fadden and treasurer, Mrs. J T.
Ilerr, re-elected. A special meeting
is planned for May 14th, which will
be held in the basement rooms of the
Christian church. The county of
ficers will be present and a program
of interest to every woman will be
The Missionary society of the Bap
tist church had a most enjoyable and
profitable meeting Wednesday after
noon at the church. The following
program arranged by Mrs. Charles
Bctts was: Mission Study, "Peas
ant Pioneers" Mrs. Cowan; Vocal so
lo, "God touched the Rose" Miss
Lorraine Terry; Reading, Miss Jua-
nita Woodruff.' Vocal duet, Misses
Margaret and Dorothy Lee. A pleas
ant social hour followed. Each
member was asked to bring an ar
ticle valued at twenty-five cents, and
these were sold netting a neat sum
Ice cream and wafers were served.
On Wednesday May 12th the ladies
of the Methodist Missionary society
are giving a parcel post sale at the
church ' at 2:30 o'clock. Each par
cel is to have a 25 or 50 cent value.
The ladies of the town are cordially
invited to come and buy and spend
a social afternoon. Ice cream and
wafers will be served.
Mrs. Rose Miller who has been in
Portland for the past two weeks,
where she has been' visiting relatives
and friends and also helping in the
care of her brother-in-law, who now
is able to be up, after being serious
ly ill with pneumonia, returned home
Saturday evening. She was accom
panied by Oliver Dawson of Vancou
ver, Washington, who spent a couple
of days here, returning to his home
Weston Leader: The respective
Masonic lodges of Weston and Athe
na are planning to hold joint meet
ings on May 21 and 22. May 21 the
brethren of the two communities will
assemble in the Weston lodge room,
when two candidates will be orally
examined to determine their pro
ficiency in the work. Should they
pass they will be given the Master
Mason degree in Athena May 22.
The ceremony will be followed by re
High School Notes t
The Baccalaureate services will be
held at the Christian church Sunday
at 11 o'clock. Reverend Hutton will
give the address, his theme being
"The Master Life." A musical pro
gram, arranged by Mrs. Ralph Mc
Ewen and Miss Lorraine Terry will
be as follows:
Double mixed quartet, "Hark, Hark
My Soul" Mrs. David Stone, Miss
Jennamae Read, Mrs. Ralph McEw
en, Miss Lorraine Terry, Messrs.
Fairbanks, Harwood, Eager and
Mr. Stolsheise, a graduate of Wil
lamette University, has been elected
as coach for the high school. He has
had four years of football at Wil
lamette, and also took part in busk-
etball and track. Before attending
Willamette, he was active in athle
tics at Salem high school.
Ladies trio, "One Sweetly Solemn
Thought" Mrs. David Stone, Mrs.
Ralph McEwen and Miss Lorraine
Terry. The sophomores of the high
school will decorate the church.
The Junior-Senior banquet was
given Jmday evening, April dutn.
The party room was decorated in the
senior class colors, pink and white,
to represent a garden. The table
was centered by a large basket of
pink roses, surrounded by a wreath
of brides roses and ferns. Pink tap
ers were used, to light the table and
pink nut baskets and place cards were
also used to carry out the color
scheme. Toasts were given on the
Senior class motto "Impossible is Un
American," by the following, Mr.
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Dean Pinkerton. The Junior class
wishes to thank the mothers who
helped in making this banquet a suc
cess. Thursday morning, Envoy L. A
Gray gave an interesting talk upon
the work of the Salvation Army.
The faculty of the high school
presented the members of the Senior
class with autograph books for the
The 6th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades
will go on a picnic to Bingham
Springs, Saturday May 8th. They
will leave at six o'clock in the morn
ing and eat breakfast about half
way there. The grade school direc
tors are invited as special guests.
Miss Bateman, who has recently
been elected to fill the position as
English teacher here next year, has
been pledged to Phi Beta Kappa,
honorary fraternity at University of
Mrs. Whitehead visited the pri
mary grades last week. .
The Athena High school went on
their annual picnic to Bingham
Springs Saturday May 1. The sopho
mores served breakfast at Meacham
creek, the Freshmen and Seniors din
ner and the Juniors served supper at
Thorn Hollow. The following alum
ni were present: Sadie Pambrun,
Blanche Johnson, Kohler Betts, Dean
Clark, Frank Williams, Herman Geis
sel, Lee Banister and Tom Kirk.
Special guests were Marion Hansell,
Fred Gross Joe Cannon, Fred Rad
tke, John Walter and Louie Ringel.
The pupils of the third and fourth
grades gave a surprise party for
Miss Terry last Wednesday. Miss
Best was a guest at the party.
Athena tennis players motored to
Helix Wednesday, April 28 and the
following matches were played, He
lix taking all except the boys singles:
Boys singles, 6-4, 6-2; Boys doubles,
4-6, 6-3, 7-5; Girls singles, 6-4, 6-3;
Girls doubles, 6-0, 6-3 and mixed
doubles 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Athena tennis players met the
Pendleton players on the home court
Wednesday, May 5th. Only the boys
played as a match could not be ar
ranged between the girls.
The track meet held at Pendleton
Saturday, May 1, was attended by a
large crowd. There were contestants
from the following schools: Milton,
Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Umatilla, Ad
ams and Athena. Ray Dudley and
Arthur Taylor, represented Athena
High school. Ray Dudley won the
mile run, making it in 5 minutes
and 5 seconds, and second place
in the half mile. In the grade school
meet, George Pittman won first in
the 25 yard dash; Roland Wilson in
the broad jump; and Eldon Myrick
won third in the high jump. The
school made a total of 18 points in
the meet. Ray Dudley will run the
mile in the Eastern Oregon Track
meet in Pendleton May 15th.
The election of student body offic
ers for next year was held in the
High school .Tuesday. Nominations
for offices were as follows: President,
Norman Mclntyre, Granville Cannon,
Ray Dudley; Vice-president, Belle
Anderson, Lois Johnson; Secretary
Treasurer, Belle Anderson, Edna
DeFreece; Yell leader, Edwin McEw
en, Clark Walter, Oral . Michener;
Sergeant at Arms, Armond Bell;
Athletic Manager, Dale .Stephens;
Transportation Manager, Jennamae
Read, Dorothy Geissel;. Editor of
school publication, Fred Radtke, Lois
Johnson; Business manager, Dal
berth Taylor and Dorsey Kretzer.
Those being elected were: President,
Lois Johnson; Secretary-treasury,
Edna DeFreece; Business manager,
Dorsey Kretzer; Editor, Fred Rad
tke; Sergeant at Arms, Armond Bell;
Athletic manager, Dale Stephens;
Transportation manager, Dorothy
Geissel; Yell leader, Edwin McEwen.
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Saturday, May 8
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Sunday, May 9
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Wednesday, May 12
Church of Christ
Sunday May 9th. Bible school at
10 a. m. Glenn W. Hutton will again
bring one of his lectures to the men's
class. The entire morning service
will be given over to the Baccalaur
eate sermon for the High school
graduating class. Sunday night Mr.
Hutton will answer the question
"Why are there so many churches?"
Carroll Fairbanks will sing "I saw
My Mother Kneeling." Sunday is
Mother's day everybody should at
tend one of the church services of
the day in honor of Mother. If she
has passed on wear a white flower,
if not wear a colored one in her hon-
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Tomorrow night the Standard
Theatre will present the Fox screen
version of one of the most popular
plays of .the stage, "East Lynne." Al
ma Rubens takes the part of Lady
Isabel; Marjorie Daw will be seen as
Barbara Hare; Edmund Lowe will
play Archibald Carlyle and the mat
inee screen idol, Lou Tellegen, is cast
as Sir Francis. Levison. "The Air
Mail," will be shown Sunday night,
and Jackie Coogan comes ''Wednesday
night in "Circus Days," one of tho
best pictures the little fellow has ev
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Admission Prices I0c-35c
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