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Harold Bell Wright's
"A Son of His Father" will
be at the Standard tomorrow. .
Mrs. James Lieuallen Jr. was here
from Adams Wednesday.
There will be no show at the Stand
ard Theatre Sunday night, July 4th.
Mrs. George Myrick and daughter
Arlene are visiting relatives at We
Dr. Sharp is recovering from his
illness, and was able to be on the
The Frank DeFreece lamiiy are
eniovinfr the possession of a new
Ford touring car.
Athena grocery stores will be clos
ed all day Monday July 5, which will
be the national holiday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ilaworth are at
Havana where Mr. Ilaworth has
charge of a warehouse.
N. A. Miller returned home Mon
day from Hidaway Springs where he
has spent the past week.
Mrs. Elliott, mother of Mrs. David
Stone is recovering from her illness,
her friends will be glad to learn.
Tuesday night July 13th is instal
lation night at Rebekah lodge and all
members are urged to be present.
Joseph P. Doherty of Pilot Rock
and Fanny McCauley of Pendleton,
were united in marriage this week.
Joe Arnold of Helix, fell from a
wagon and fractured his shoulder,
lie is in the hospital at Pendleton.
Mrs. Tony Bacon who has been vis
iting relatives here, left Tuesday for
her home at Vancouver, Washington.
A. M. Gillis and J. M. Crawford
president of the Tum-A-Lum com
pany were Wednesday visitors here.
Mrs. L. Sherman will be hostess
to the Christian Missionary society
at her home next Wednesday after
noon. Carl Johnson started the season's
harvesting operations yesterday in
one of Alex Johnson's fields, north of
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pinkerton
and daughter Jewel and Mrs. Gray
motored to Milton Sunday for church
Dr. Horace Belknap, whose family
is visiting at the Ferguson Home
here, has returned to his home at
Nampa, Idaho, after a brief trip to
"The Lucky Horseshoe"
Standard Theatre, Wednesday night
Mrs. Martin McLauglin is here and
is visiting her mother, Mrs. Julia
Hodgen. Mrs. McLauglin's home is
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Booher of Pen
dleton spent Sunday at the home of
Mr. Booher's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dickey left
Wednesday morning for Cold Springs
where Mr. Dickey will take charge of
a grain warehouse.
Miss Hilda Dickenson was a week
end guest in Walla Walla at the
home of her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. P. DeFreece.
Mrs. Dora Sanchez and son Leo
spent several days this week in Mil
ton visiting at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Geissel.
A. L. Swaggart is here from his
home at Portland, to superintend the
harvesting of his wheat crop on the
ranch north of Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. James Riley and Fred
Carris of Walla Walla were dinner
guests Sunday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Alvin Johnson.
W. S. Ferguson motored to Enter
prise Wednesday. Mr. Ferguson took
a short cut going by the Toll Gate
road over the mountains.
The Swandt-Johns machine has
been harvesting the Swank field
southwest of Athena this week, and
a good yield is reported.
Miss Mildred Wallan who has been
a guest of her aunt Mrs. Roseberry
since Sunday, returned to her home
in Adams Wednesday evening.
The infant daughter of Mrs. Hor
ace .Belknap who is visiting at the
W. S. Ferguson home is quite ill and
it is feared the child has measles
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kibbe have
purchased the property formerly
used as the Baptist church parson
age on the corner of Sixth and Col
Mr. and Mrs. Armond DeMerritt
will take up their residence in Walla
Walla Friday July second. Mr. De
Merritt is employed by the Standard
Mrs. Joe Isaacs and son, en route
to their home in Arkansas from a
European trip spent the week end at
the home of Mrs. David Stone, Mrs.
Isaac's sister. .
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Harwood will
leave in the near future for their
old home in South Dakota, with the
intention of again residing there, af-
Take along a packer of Ice Cream on your week
end trip. We can pack it for you so that it will keep
from six to eight hours. We carry a complete line
of Bottled Soda Pop, Grape Juice, Olympic Beer
and Ginger Ale.
ter three years, residence in the west,
They have many friends in Athena
and vicinity who will regret to learn
of their contemplated departure.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Johnson of Se
attle are in Athena visiting at the
home of Mr. Johnson's brother, Al
vin Johnson. They will remain until
after the fourth..
The Misses Lenore McNair,, Lois
Johnson, Blanche Johnson and Jenna
mae Read are members of a party
spending the Fourth at Bingham
Springs. They left last evening.
Mrs. Jesse Myrick entertained at a
delightful dinner Tuesday evening,
Those present were: Miss Hilda
Dickenson, Miss Ethel Geissel, Mrs,
Rose Miller and Mose Banister.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Peterson of
Stanfield were Sunday guests of Mr
and Mrs. J. L. Harman and in the
evening Mr. and Mrs. Harman with
their guests motored to Walla Wal
Mr. Olson representing a Portland
bond company was here on business
for several days this week. Mr. Ol
son and Glen Dudley attended col
lege together at University of Ore
Everett Knight has taken charge
of the gas and oil business at Hoff
man's garage. He will handle Shell
oils and gasoline exclusively, and wil
make a specialty of washing automo
Mr. and Mrs. William Booher had
as their guests Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Van Winkle of
California. They were en route to
Walla Walla to. visit Mrs. Van
Mrs. George McDonald of Pullman,
Washington, two children "and two
grandchildren visited over the week
end at the E. A. Dudley and E. C.
Rogers homes. Mrs. McDonald is a
sister of Mr. Rogers.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Smith left
for Portland Wednesday morning
They were accompanied by their lit
tle daughter who was suffering a
gland affection. It is hoped that an
operation may be averted.
Miss Gladys McLeod went to Pen
dleton Saturday where she was join
ed by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wissler,
the party then motoring to LaGrande
where they spent the week end at the
home of Mr. Wissler's mother.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Martin and
son Lawrence will arrive Saturday
by motor from Los Angeles and will
visit at the H. I. Watts home. The
party is touring the northwest. Mrs.
Martin and Mrs. Watts are sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Martin and
children spent Sunday and Monday
at Cold Springs. They report a num
ber of Athena people were at the
Springs. They were fortunate in se
curing several quarts of huckleber-
David Carl Beckman, storekeeper
at Holdman, died at St. Anthony'3
hospital in Pendleton, Monday night.
He was a native of Minnesota, and
came to Umatilla county three years
ago. He is survived by his wife and
Mrs. Lewis Stewart has taken her
little son "Jack" to Portland as it is
feared that a mastoid operation will
be necessary. The child suffered an
attack of septic sore throat about
six weeks ago and has never fully
Miss Dorothy Koepke who arrived
here last Saturday has spent the
week in Milton visiting at the Still
This store will be closed
onday July 5
Quality Quantity, Service. Phone 171. Athena, Oregon
home. Miss ... Koepke, Miss Milrlred
Horton of Walla Walla and Henry
Koepke will be members of a party
which will spend the Fourth at Wnl
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kershaw will
occupy the new bungalow now in
course of construction by Vic Harris
at the corner of College and Fifth
streets. Work is progressing on the
building, . under supervision of con
Mrs. May Hawerton of Kansas, and
Mrs. Alma Ryan of Walla Walla,
were recent guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeFreece. Mis.
Hawerton is a .cousin of Mrs. De
Freece, and she will visit here for
Mr. and Mrs. Lew McNair, of
Athena, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Graham
Pendleton, and' Mr. and Mrs. H. R.
Anderson of Walla Walla will com
pose a party that will motor to the
mountains near Meacham for a two
days camping trip.
Dr, Dell still remains confined to
his bed in the hospital at Walla Wal
la. His condition is said to be. grad
ually changing to a weaker stage,
His son York remains with him con
stantly,' and each evening, Henry
Dell drives over to the hospital.
William McBiide, who was called
from Portland by illness of his
daughter, Mrs. .J. E. Lumsden, of
Weston, was in Athena Monday,
visiting old time friends. Mrs. Lums
den is recovering from her illness at
St. Mary's hospital, Walla Walla.
F. B. Radtke and family are ex
pected home the last of the week.
The party is on a motor trip to
Crater Lake and southern Oregon
points. Miss Dorothy Geissel who
has been visiting relatives and
friends for the past month in Port
land, will accompany them home.
Carrol Fairbanks, singing evangel
ist, who made himself popular during
the recent series of meetings with
Glenn C. Hutton at the Christian
church, was in the city Sunday from
his home in Yakima. He will be en-
id in harvesting with the Law
rence Lieuallen crew during the sea
Harold Barnett had presence of
mind to throw a belt from a pully on
his combine harvester, as he. was be
ing drawn into the machine afte: his
clothing had caught in the belt, at
his ranch near Adams. Throwing thd
belt saved his life or serious injury.
He escaped with a few minor cuts
At the annual school meeting of
Union School Distriot No. 7, held at
the school house, Monday afternoon,
a total of 13 votes 'were cast, all of
them being for M. W. Hansell, pres
ent member of the board and candi
date for reelection. E. A. Zerba will
qualify as clerk of the board of di
rectors for the ensuing year.
Wednesday of last week, Mrs. Fred
Pinkerton gave a tot party in honor
of Mary Lou Hansell, Mrs. Pinker
ton's house guest for the week.
Games were played and refreshments
were served by the hostess. Those
present were Mary Lou Hansell, Pa
tricia and Margaret Cunningham, Hel
en Rogers, Billy Hansell, Billy and
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. RusseU and
Miss Thena Russell returned to their
home in Athena the first of the vvef k
from Spokane, where they have been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Al Nordearw,
Mrs. Nordeane is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Russell. Miss Margaret
Lee who accompanied them to Spok
ane stopped at Harrisburg on their
way home and will visit relatives
Three tables of bridge were in
play at the home of Mrs. Frank
Ames last Friday afternoon when
Mrs. Ames was hostess to the Athe
na Bridge club. The rooms were
most attractively decorated with
sweet peas and clarkia. Mrs. Ad
ams of Palo Altd won the guest
prize. The hostess served delicious
punch and confections during the af
ternoon. Miss Evelyn Snyder daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank 4 Snyder of Pen
dleton was married to Harry C.
Schrum of Portland Friday at the
home of the bride's parents. Rev
Wire of the Methodist Episcopal
church officiating. Mr. and Mrs.
Schrum will make their home in
Portland in the near future. Mrs.
Schrum will be remembered by a
large number of Athena young peo
ple, having visited in Athena several
Miss Marjorie Douglas was guest
of honor at a pretty party Wednes
day when her mother Mrs. Arthur
Douglas entertained a group of
young ladies at the Douglas country
home. Mrs. Lawrence Pinkerton
called for the guests and Mrs. Doug
las was assisted by. Mrs. Grant
Prestbye, Miss Jennamae Read, and
Mrs. Francis Lieuallen. Games were
played during the afternoon hours
and a feature of the party was a
beautiful birthday cake ladened with
twelve candles indicative of the
twelfth birthday of the honoree.
The guests were Dorothy Burke, Ny
lene Taylor, Betty Jane Eager, Lu
cile Barrett Jewel Pinkerton, Mar
jorie Montague and Myrtle Camp
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Sunday, July 4
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