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Are You Prepared to Take
Care of Your
We are unloading and assembling McCormick-Deering Harvesters, and
to secure one of these machines for this season's work, orders must be made
at once. We invite anyone interested in a machine to call and see one of
these harvesters now assembled and ready for action. We are prepared to'
take care of your harvest needs, regardless of the kind of machine you oper
Rogers C& Goodman, Athena, Oregon
(A Mercantile Trust)
22 Years Ago
.. June 7. 1904
E. A. Dudley has purchased a fine
new family carriage.
Mart Ferguson, the Advance man,
was up from Adams Saturday.
Born, Sunday, June 5th, to Mr. and
Mrs. H. H. Curtis, a daughter.
W. D. Chamberlain came up from
; Pendleton yesterday and voted in his
home precinct. '. .: .
Marion Mulkey, a former Athena
hoy, was over from Milton and spent
Sunday, with Athena friends.
Miss Bessie McBride returned to
her duties as stenographer in Pendle
ton, yesterday, after a visit with her
. parents here.
Grandma Swaggart was , up from
Pendleton attending the" Pioiieers'
picnic at Weston, and visited with her
. sons, Link and Milt, north of town
The girl friends of Miss Minnie
Tharp gave her a surprise party yes
terday afternoon, n honor of her 1 3th
birthday. About fourteen were pres
ent and the time was passed with
D. B. Jarman left Sunday for Spo
kane, where with the other members
of the Cash Buyesr' union he will se
lect goods for the fall and winter
trade. He will return tomorrow or
Mrs. Annie Mclntyre and her
daughter, Laura, accompanied . by
Mrs. Donald McDonald, who lives
north of town, left today for an ex
tended visit in Toronto, Canada.
They go by the way of Chicago nnd
will visit other points of interest on
Z. F. Lockwood was in town yester
day. He recently returned from his
mining property near Seattle.
L. J. Robinson and daughter, Miss
Bessie, went over to Walla Walla
yesterday, returning in the evening.
Dr. A. W. Cole was called to see
Floyd Marsh at his home near town
Saturday. The doctor advises a
change of climate and "travel for the
young man, who . is suffering with
" ' June" 10," 1904"' '
' A camp meeting will be held at Ad
ams by the Free Methodists, begin
ning on the evening of June 15. Dist
rict Elder E. W. Achilles, of The Dal
les, will preside. '
M. W. Smith, the popular 0. R. &
N. depot agent, has been on the sick
list this week and Wednesday went
over to Walla Walla. He is at his
post again, however.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie McLean have
moved to the farm .for the present.
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Their son, Hughie, who has so long
been afflicted with rheumatism, is
improving and is now able to walk
Mrs. Alfred Coppock is down from
her home near Pullman, Washington
visiting numerous relatives here.
Hyle, the horseman who comes to
Athena with a Morgan horse, has the
smallpox at Walla Walla.
Bagley & Ely this week shipped a
carload of potatoes to the commissary
department at Fort Walla Walla.
Jap Harden left this morning on a
trip to Helix, Adams and Weston,
where he will hang Athena's 4th of
The Sargent Brothers, carpenters
will go to Weston mountain next
week, where they will commence the
erection of a fine farm residence for
William Leach. They will be accomp
anied by their families, who will en
joy camping out In that vicinity. '
. Victor Shick and family left yes
terday for Latah county. Idaho where
they have invested in a farm, and
will make their home.. Their many
friends in this vicinity regret to lose
Mr. and Mrs. Shick, but hope they
may prosper m their new . home.
Their postoffice address will be
Freese, Idaho, where Vic orders the
Joe Stone is down from North Yak
ima for a few days. He came down
to recover a colt which recently sold
at the city pound.
Mrs. I. M. Kemp and two little
daughters drove over to the fruit
farm of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Kemp,
near Milton, Wednesday.
Mrs. E. R. Cox arrived home from
the hospital at Walla Walla Wednes
day evening. Mrs. Cox is suffering
with acute stomach trouble and ner
vousness, but her condition is some
what improved since her arrival
For the pleasure of Mrs. A. B.
McEwen and Mrs. C. H. Smith of
Portland who were visiting here last
week. Mrs.'H. A. Barrett and Mrs.
R. B. McEwen entertained at bridge
Thursday evening. Three tables were
in play at the McEwen home which
was attractively decorated with snap
dragons and syringa. Mrs.'C. M.
Eager held high score and Mrs. C. L.
McFadden received the consolation
prize. Ices and confections were
served. Those present were Mrs. H.
I. Watts, Mrs. C. M. Eager, Mrs.
Lloyd Michener, Mrs. W. P. Little
john, Mrs. M. L. Watts, Mrs. C. L.
McFadden, Mrs. W. F. Ferguson,
Mrs. Fred Kershaw, the honorees and
The young people of the Baptist
church are making plans for an ice
cream social to be given on the lawn
at the M. L. Watts home Saturday
evening June nineteenth beginning at
seven o'clock. The idea of a gypsy
carnival will be carried out and a
complete program will be published
next week. The proceeds will be used
to start a fund for church re
pairs and general improvements and
it is hoped that a new lawn may be
started around the church building.
This is one of the two new official posters of the Sesqul-Centennlal Inter
national Exposition, opening in Philadelphia June 1 to celebrate 150 year !
of American Independence. The Exposition will continue to December 1.
Dan Smith, the artist, has symbolized the epoch la history which the tolling
of the Liberty Bell in Independence Kail. July 4, 1776. marked and has
depicted the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states,
represented by Ux thirteen liars which emerge from the mouth of Ute
SUPERVISION OF MUSIC
Miss Frederica Kershaw, dauehter
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kershaw of
Athena, who graduates from W. S.
C, at Pullman next week, has ac
cepted a position of supervisor of
Music at Ontario, Oregon, high
WESTON PIONEER PICNIC
ATTENDED BY BIG CROWD
Saturday, the second day of the
Pioneers' Picnic, at Weston, was at
tended with perfect weather condi
Hons, a spienaia program, and a
town full of visitors. v Sim J. Culley
was ' elected president of the . as
sociation for the ensuing year. Wil
liam Blakeley of Pendleton, was el
ected vice-president; S. A. Barnes of
Weston, treasurer and Pink Harbor of
Weston, secretary, (
The exercises were held in a pa
vilion, giving natural seating facili
ties on the old Eastern Oregon Nor
mal school grounds.
The association's, committee on pro
gram and entertainment had left
nothing undone that added to the
pleasure of the' occasion. Talent
from Umatilla and Walla Walla
county was drawn on lavishly, with
the result that one of the most suc
cessful reunions Iti the history of
the association was realized.
When the big transportation page
ant "Klatawa," the central feature ot
Eugene's celebration in honor of the
Completion of the Eugene-Klamath
Falls branch of the Southern Pacific,
is presented on Hayward field, Aug
ust 19 and 20, it will present numer
ous evidences of University of Ore
gon cooperation in the "Trail to Rail"
AIR ROUTE SURVEY
Sunday afternoon one of the Pas
co-Elko mail planes flew low over
Athena and vicinity surveying land
ing conditions here in event planes
should find it necessary to come
down while flying in the mail ser
vice. The Pasco-Elko mail planes
are now flying . on regular schedule,
one plane each way daily.
Rebekah lodge met Tuesday even
ing and . the following officers were
elected: N. G. Mrs. Celia Harden; V.
G. Miss Gladys McLeod; Secretary,
Mrs. Maud Logsdon; Treasurer, Miss
Ethel Geissel. Mrs. Fred Gross and
Mrs. Claud Dicknson served delicious
DIES IN ACCIDENT
Wilbur Talbert, former Walla Wal-
lan, was killed by ' a falling tree at
his home near Port Townsend, Sun
day. Mr. Talbert formerly owned
the Park street grocery store at Wal
la Walla, moving to the Sound sever
al years ago, where he engaged in
Orderly Marketing was the keynote
of the Thirteenth Annual Convention
of the Cattle and Horse Raisers As
sociation of Oregon, held at Bend,
May 28 and 2d'. One of the most
earnest and profitable meetings was
MEDFORD HAS 108
The peak of the Pacific heat wave
was centered at Medford Sunday,
when the thermometer registered
ECHO OUT OF IT
Echo has retired from the Irriga
tion baseball league. Games with
Umatilla and Arlington have been
Fantastic Titles Given
to Court Favorites
Among the whimsical titles which
appear on the pages of national his
tory few are more apparently frivolous
than the duke of Manmilnde, the count
of Lemonade and the earl of Brandy.
They are, or were, however, real titles
bestowed by a genuine monarch on
three favorites during the last century,
In 1811 a revolution occurred In
Haiti, and Christophe, a negro, de
clared himself emperor. Through con
spiracy and plot he retained power
until 1820, preserving to the last the
appearance of a royal court and cre
ating numerous' nobility.
Among thein were the three men
tioned; and far from being instances
of the frivolity of the African char
acter, they were names of places, the
first two being originally plantations,
but latterly towns of some importance.
Good Reason for Returning
Commodore Albert B. Arrnltage of
the British navy, In his book, "Cadet
to Commodore," gives the following
glimpse of the explorer Shackleton
In the role of a reporter: "Shackle
ton and some of his comrades Joined
the Isis In Port Said on their home
ward Journey after tils wonderful
dash for the pole. He was cheery and
full of vim ns ever. The publisher of
his book, The Heart of the Ant
arctic' a copy of-whlt-Ii he sent to
me several reporters, ond Italian
officials met him. I took him to nee
my home, and then to our agency,
where he composed a number of tele
grams. He wanted, so he said, a
catchword.' He walked up and down
the room, muttering severul phrases
to himself. 'I've got It at lant,' he
cried, 'Death lay ahead and fowl be
hind, o 1 had to return.'"
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