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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (July 30, 1926)
I You may seek recreation in the mountains, on the beach, or may visit the Na-
tional Parks, but wnerever you go you win neeu sex viccduic
You'll Go Camping
We are prepared to supply all you need for the . camp. Prepare now for
your summer's outing. We can sui;jly you with . '
Camp Stoves, Camp Kits, Camp Stools,
Camp Beds, Tents, Etc.
Rogers Goodman, Athena, Oregon
(A Mercantile Trust)
22 Years Ago
"PULLING LEATHER" IS A 1
'Pendleton, Oregon To a real cow
boy, that is a buakaroo, a rider of
mean horses, the supreme sir is
As pulling leather consists merely
in grabbing the horn of the saddle
it has no particular consequence in
the eyes of the layman save as a pos
sible means of keeping off the
ground and avoiding injury.
A real buckaroo, with his heart in
his work and taking . pride in his
technique, will be thrown rather than
Last fall, at the Round-Up, Nowat
er Slim, one of the best riders in the
business, had just got piled rather
hurriedly from the back of Cal Cool
idge, a gaunt, gray demofT"w1tir jlrO
nounced ability along sun-fl3hing
Slim got up and dusted off his
"Why didn't you pull leather,
Slim?" asked a tall photographer
who was taking in his first Round-
Slim looked at him in his tired,
quizzical way and then looked into
the blue sky knowingly.
"Did yuh see any. leather up
there where I was at, stranger?"
Slim queried sarcastically, "Gosh
dinged ef I did!" , . .
But hope springs eternal in the
cowboy chest and Slim will be back
at the Round-Up this year with vis
ions of winning the bucking champ
ionship during the days of September
15, 16, 17 and 18. He has as good
a chance as any, for there's many a
winner who knows the taste of the
arena's dust, and the best of them
get piled at times.
A FLAT AUTO TAX
' County auditors and treasurers of
Rlie '"state of .Washington, in conven
tion at Bellincrham. adopted a resolu
tion urging a flat automobile tax,
and an increase of the state gaso
line tax.' '
DUFUR IN PROSPECT
Charles Norris has Dufur, a town
located near The Dalles, in prospect
as a location for engaging in the
harness business. Mr. Norris stages
that but one obstacle will keep him
from locating at Dufur inability to
secure a modern residence to live in.
The Walla Walla Lumber company
has the contract for putting now
roofing on the plant of the Preston-
Shaffer Milling company, in Athena.
A force of men are now engaged in
RAISED CHECK; IN JAIL
When he attempted to raise a
check drawn for six dollars to sixty
dollars, and pass it on a merchant,
Amos Tompson an old resident of
Freewater, was arrested and bound
over to the grand jury in the sum of
$1000. He is in jail.
For Working Meiv
Also Canvass Gloves and
We order Tailor-Made Suits
G. W. Finch, Prop. Main Street, Athena, Oregon
GRAIN FIELD FIRE
Fire starting from an automobile
driven by Charles Gerking, spread
from his stubble into the Arthur
Douglas field, and destroyed forty
sacks of grain. . The automobile en
gine backfired and caused the blaze.
Victor records on sale 47 cents each
on new discontinued 75 cent double
face records. Hundreds to chooso
from. Pendleton Music House, Pen
dleton, Oregon. ' . !
For Sale Nice large friers. COc
pound, dressed. F. B. Wood, Athena.
Piano Must Be Sold Will sacrifice
fine piano in storage near here for
immediate sale. Will give easy ternia
to a responsible person. For full
particulars and where it may be
seen, address Portland Music Com
pany, 227-6th Street, Portland, Oregon.
Piano to be sold at Athena Rare
bargain in high grade piano to be
disposed of at once. Terms $10
monthly. If. interested in particulars
write Cline Piano company, 66 Front
Street, Portland, Oregon.
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Graduate work is offered in mcst of the schools. In addition
to the Resident Instruction, the Experiment Station and Ex
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FALL TERM BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20
For latest Catalogue and information address
Oregon Agricultural College
July 29. 1904 . :
W. R. Taylor has returned from
his stock ranch in the John Day
country. While on this trip to his
ranch Mr. Taylor practically sold out
his band of range horses, retaining
only a few head for breeding pur
poses and work animals.
Rev. and Mrs. W. E. Armfield
were entertained at dinner yesterday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. La
Hue in the north part of town, the
occasion being Mrs. " LaHue's 59th
Clarence Ross was down from the
mountain Wednesday and delivered
three fat beeves to Athena butchers.
Mr. Ross reports that he has a little
daughter ' who is - very ill at their
home on the mountain.
Julius, the 13-year-old son of Mr.
nd Mrs. Lum Pambrun, died yester
day morning- of stomach trouble.
The boy had been ill for some time
and grew worse despite medical at
tendance and gob4 nursing.
There is some wheat coming into
Athena warehouses and so far it
erades No. 1. A dealer said yester
day that this season's crop tests
from 58 to 62 pounds to the bushel
and if any grain grades under No. 1
standard it will be due to smut, oi
which there will be some.
George Rosenzweig and Pete Mas
terson have returned from a short
fishing trip up the Umatilla., They
report rather poor success.
Mrs. S. F. Sharp and Mrs. Ed
Manasse spent the day Wednesday
at the country home of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Schmitt west of town.
A young man named Kelley, em
ployed in the Bell threshing crew
had the misfortune to have his right
eye seriously injured while working
about the machine. He went to Pen
dleton, and writes H. P. Millen that
he will probably lose his eye.
Thomas Mosley, who farms the
Press Colbern place north of town,
reports an exceptionally good yield
of wheat. From 70 acres the returns
amounted to 1315 sacks of A 1 grain.
Ed Purdy has gone to Prairie City
country on a two weeks' recreation
Bruce Wallace is working tempor
arilyat the Pioneer Drug store in the
capacity of pharmacist
Mr. Helmick, who has been serious
ly ill with throat trouble at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Sam Boohcy,
August 2, 1904
While harvesting is but virtually
started in this section of the great
wheat belt, reports show whea'; will
average better than 35. bushel . per
acre. The berry is full and plump
and is of excellent quality, though
in some instances smut has been
found in more or less quantity, re
ports a wheat buyer.
Some sneak thief was stricken
yesterday with a "case of back-room
filching and as a result Will M. Pet
erson and Joseph Gay are each min
us a revolver.
The contract was let yesterday af
ternoon for the construction of the
new I. O. O. F. and K. cf P. hull.
Dan May was the successful bidder
for the brick work, and Norvell and
Terhune, of this city, were awarded
the contract for the wood work.
Work on the building will commence
While men were catching horses in
the Boddy corral Saturday, one horse
in attempting to jump the fence
snagged itself in such a manner as
to necessitate its being shot.
Fred Kershaw has resumed his old
place in the W. & C. R. depot in this
city and has moved his family here
from Milton, where he resigns his
position with the O. R. & N. Com
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DES MOINES 76.30
ST. LOUIS 80.3S
CINCINNATI .... 105.15
NEW YORK 146.45
Piano Bargain The case of this
piano was marred in shipment. Will
sell at big discount. Can be bought
on Monthly payments. Penland
Brother Transfer Company, Pendle
For Sale Work horses and mules.
Ralph Dowd, Weston, phone 14F14.
For Sale or Trade Four horses,
harness and wagon for sale, or will
trade for good milk cows. Sterling
Parris, Athena, phone 24F22.
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Phone 582. Athena.
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Mrs. H. H. Curtis left the latter
part of the week to join her husband
on their farm in Crook county,
where he has gone to harvest his
grain. Mrs. Curtis was accompanied
by Mrs. Barton and Miss Jessie
Rose, who will visit her sister, Mrs.
N. H. Pinkerton.
Charley Brown brought in a sam
ple basket of peaches yesterday from
his orchard south of town that for
size and flavor beat all the irrigated
product we have seen. In the spring
Mrs.' Brown exhibited at this office
a branch of the fruit in blossoms,
nnd now the rine. luscious fruit
shows evidence that not even the
blighting frosts that blasted so many
homes, could reach that favored lo
cality. That the seemingly most trust
worthy equine is not to be trusted
these days, was demonstrated the
other day at the Kocpke farm near
town. Mrs. Koepke had just arrived
home after driving the family horse
into town when, after she had alight
ed, for some unaccountable reason
the animal took it Into his head to
take a spin on his own account. Jerk
ing the lady down he dragged her a
few paces, then when free plunged
through two or three barbwire fences
running some distance and demoliBh-
ing the buggy. Mrs. Koepke, though
some what bruised, was not serious
ly Injured, .......
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Stangier Building, Phone 70o
Pendleton, Oregon. 957 J
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Main Street. Athena. Oregon
State and Federal Court Practice
So's Yer Ole Man!
Most of his famliy and a lot of his neighbors
n0f iVioir UnrW work at. the Penn Harris Shop.
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Practice in State and Federal Court
Whitehead's Barber Shop
Lee Whitehead, Proprietor
Having purchased Russell's Barber Shop, it will be
my aim to give the public the best service at all times.
Fair and Courteous Treatment
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