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"The Volga Boatman"
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Sim Culley was over from Weston,
Mrs. Henry Dell motored to Walla
Everett Knight has returned from
-a trip to Portland.
E. H. Leonard was in Athena Wed
nesday from Waitsburg.
Roy Hyatt who is at a Walla Wal
la hospital, is improving.
Mrs. Fred Gross is reported ill at
her home west of Athena.
"Dutch" McPherrin was here from
Walla Walla Monday visiting friends,
Mrs. B. B. Richards and Mrs. R,
B. McEwen spent Monday in Walla
Mrs. M. L. Watts and Mrs. O. 0.
Stephens visited Pendleton friends
Mrs. Al Johnson who is ill and
threatened with pneumonia, is repott
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. William Al
len, of Adams, October 31, 192", a
J. S. Huffman and family spent the
week end with friends at Lowden,
"Coach" John Murray was a Mon
day business visitor here coming up
Mrs. Agnes Craft of Connell, Wash
ington, was in Athena Tuesday, vis
iting old time friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Hill of Wal
la Walla were guests at the H. B.
Richards home Sunday.
Jake Narkaus who makes his homr:
on Weston mountain made business
calls in Athena Monday.
Lew McNair is back from a trip
to Ontario, Oregon, where he resided
before moving to Athena.
William Leach, an old time resi
dent of the Weston district transact
ed business here Monday.
Glenn Dudley accompanied by hi:'
mother Mrs. E. A. Dudley were vis
itors in Pendleton Monday.
Sheldon, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Sheard, had his tonsil., re
moved at Walla Walla, last week.
is at her home on north 4th street,
and is being attended by her child
ren. Mrs. Martin McLaughlin of Dun
can, spent a few days this week vis
iting her mother, Mrs. Julia Hodgen.
Misses Itol and Lorena Schubert
visited at the home of Mrs, David
Ferris at Walla Walla, over the week
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Carstens, re
cently married at Vancouver, Wash
ington, are in Athena, visiting re-
' latives. ,
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dudley con
template leaving soon for California,
where they will spend the winter
Mr. and Mrs. Otho Reeder are in
Tacoma, where they were called by
the critical illness of Mr. Reeder s
Mr. Huntley prominent grain buy
er for Strauss and company of Pen
dleton was a business visitor here
C. L. McFadden was in Portland
yesterday, and saw the big foot ball
game, between 0. A. C. and Southern
Guy Hunt, a son of G. W. Hunt
famous as the builder of the Hunt
railroad in 1888 called on Athena
Glenn Dudley, accompanied by Dr.
Brennen of Pendleton, drove down to
Portland and witnessed the football
game, yesterday. . ...
H. W. Drew, former principal of
Athena schools and now prominent
Life Insurance agent made business
calls in Athena Monday.
Henry Koepke will witness the Oro-gon-W.
S. C. football game at
Pullman Saturday. He will motor to
Spokane before his return.
A number of people will leave for
Pullman, tomorrow to witness the
W. S. C. -Oregon game, which will be
played at Pullman, Washington.
Mi 33 Frederica Kershaw came over
from Ontario, Oregon, Saturday,
and spent the day with her parents in
Athena, leturning to Ontario Sunday
Word comes from J. J. Johnscn to
a friend in Athena, that he has al
most recovered from a paralytic
stroke, which occured several months
ago. Mr. Ichnson resides at Cain
J. II. Samuels was here last week
Fred Falconer, one of the large
sheep owners of Eastern Oregon was ! from Vernonia, where he is employ'
a Tuesday business visitor in Athena.
The condition of Mrs. A. J. Wagner
is still considered very grave. She
el in a saw mill. He was here to
dispose of his Athena residence property.
For Every Occasion
Complete line of all the latest
Novelties, just received
"The Duchess of Buffalo"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Miss Wavel Mitchell who makes
her home on Reed and Hawley moun
tain and Ronan St. Dennis of Weston
spent last week at the F. L. Pittman
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Pittman will
spend the week ; end with Mr. and
Mrs. James Baldwin of Stanfield. Mr,
Pittman will hunt geese while he is
Mrs. Cowan came over from Walla
Walla Sunday and has taken up resi
dence with her son Dr. Cowan in the
west part of town in the Mclntyre
-Venard Bell of Athena, Bill Frail
and Mr. Page of Pendleton have, re
cently purchased stock in a tractor
corporation with headquarters in
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cockburn of Mil
ton entertained at dinner Sunday Mr,
and Mrs. Sims Dickenson of Athena
and Mr. and Mrs. T. P. DeFreece of
Marion Hansell, Herman Geissel
and Brooks Anderson left Wednes
day, for Portland, where they witness
ed the 0. A: C.-Southern California
football game yesterday.
William Parks of Weston Mountain
who died at his home there Saturday
night, was buried at Weston Tuesday
afternoon at 2:30. The deceased is a
brother of Mrs. Joe Hyatt.
Tom Kirk, Frank Williams . and
Dudley Rogers motored to Portland
Tuesday evening, where they witness
ed the California-O. A. C. football
game played there yesterday.
The Civic club will meet next
Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at the
home of Mrs. F. B. Boyd. Members
and friends of the club are invited
to come and bring needle work,
Frank Ames and Vic Hirsch recent
ly made a trip to the mountains in
quest of poles for their respective
radio aerials. They found the poles
all right, and long ones they are, too,
George Banister writes from 1625
Grandview Avenue, Glendale, Calif
ornia, Mr. and Mrs. H. McArthur,
Mrs. Banister and himself arrived at
Glendale, October 31, after a very
pleasant motor trip.
Charles Norris, harness dealer and
expert leather worker, this week
made a number of belts, finished in
highest degree of the art. High
grade leather, in black and fair stock,
was utilized in making the belts.
Miss Ethel Geissel spent Saturday
evening and Sunday in Milton as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geis
sel. She was accompanied hera Sun
day afternoon by Mrs. Rose Miller,
Who has been employed in Milton for
the past several months.
The county budget committee, re.
cently appointed by the county court,
comprising Hawley J. Bean of Echo;
Nelson W. Jones of Weston, and W.
E. Brock of Pendleton, have been in
session with the county commission
ers at Pendleton this week, consid
ering the county budget for the fiscal
year of 1927.
The Rebekah lodge met Tuesday
evening and was largely attended
Final plans were made for the con
vention which is to be held November
23rd. It was decided a practice meet
ing will be held Monday evening af
ter school at the lodge hall, where
all members are requested to be pres
ent to receive final instructions and
also participate in the practice.
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ETUDE CLUB HOSTESS
Mrs. Floyd Pinkerton was hostess
to the Etude club Thursday after
noon at the home of Mrs. Will Pink
erton on Fourth and Jefferson
After a short business session
most; interesting jprogram, arranged
by Mrs. Frank Ames and Miss Edna
Pinkerton was enjoyed by the mem
. The subject comprised the study of
the opera "Lohengrin" by Wagner,
a sketch of the story of the opera be'
ing given by Mrs; Ames and Miss
Pinkerton. Famous bits of the opera
were interspersed, The Bridal March
being played as a piano duet by Mrs
Max Hopper and Mrs. Lawrence Pink
erton. Mrs, R. B. McEwen sang the
Swan Song. A paper on . Italian
music and composers was given by
Mrs. Olin C. Hadley making the af
ternoon study most profitable. Chor
us practice followed and new- work
taken up. r"
. Mrs. Will Pinkerton poured and
Mrs. Fred Pinkerton served ices
from a table centered with bronze
colored pom pom chrysanthemums
and tall tapers:" Mrs. Archie Mcln
tyre and Miss Mildred Batemah .were
welcomed as new members of the
club. Additional guests were Mrs
Fred Pinkerton 'and Miss Hilda Diet
ARMISTICE DAY OBSERVED
A most interesting meeting of the
Baptist Missionary society occured at
the home of Mrs. Charles Betts
Thursday afternoon. , The rooms were
attractively decorated with flags and
emblems appropriate to Armistice
day and Thanksgiving. A frieze of
cut outs including marines, dough
boys, American eagles, turkeys and
pumpkins with flag draped portraits
of Washington and John and Priscilia
were most suggestive of the day. Af
ter the program arranged by Mrs.
Bollinger and Mrs. Anderson, an ap
propriate lunch was served consisting
of cranberry jelly and old fashioned
gingerbread topped with . whipped
cream, embellished with flags and
horns of plenty. Those who assisted
in serving wore liberty caps in the
National colors. The program fol
Song "Aemrica"; Prayer, Mrs. Al
bee; Song; "Joy to the World";
Scripture, Matt. 28:18-20, Mrs. Bo
linger; Vocal solo with zither ac
companiment, Mrs. Patterson; Roll
call, Missionary women; Lesson,
"Second Century of Baptist Foreign
Missions," Mrs. 0. C. Hadley; Vocal
solo, "The Gift" Mrs. R. B. McEwen
Members of the Sophomore class of
the Athena high school made meriy
Wednesday evening at the R. B. Mc
Ewen home on College street. Many
clever games and music made the
hours pass swiftly. At a late hour u
dainty supper was served, an Arm
istice day motif being used. Add
itional guests included Miss Mary
Jane Cornelison class advisor,' Miss
Mildred Bateman, Mr. Ralph Stolz-
heise and Armand Bell.
BAZAAR AND DINNER
The ladies of the Methodist Aid
society are making preparations for
a chicken-noodle dinner, bazaar ' and
parcel post sale Saturday December
4th. The sale will commence at 4
o'clock in the afternoon and the din
ner at 5:30 in the evening. The din
ner will be served continuously dur
ing the evening at 50 cents per plate.
The public is cordially invited to. at
tend the affair which will be held in
the Methodist church.
The Jolly Twenty-five club will srive
a "character" party at the home of
Mrs. Arnold Wood next Wednesday
afternoon November 17, ; Each mem
ber will impersonate some famous
character, dressing in appropriate
0. E. S. INVITATION
Members of McKenzie Chanter 0.
E. S. have been invited to Milton Fri
day night to attend a special session
in honor of Mrs. J. C.Woodworth.
District Deputy of Pendleton. Almost
the entire Athena v chapter will be
present. The Weston Chapter has al
so been extended an invitation.
SANG OVER RADIO
Miss Ruth Proebstel entertained
her friends over the air Tuesday night
from Station KOWW at Walla Walla.
Miss Proebstel sang numerous selec
tions, accompanying herself on the
piano. i .
Mrs. H. I. Watts is entertainiair
the Bridge club at luncheon today at
her home on south Third it roe L
WALLA WALLA VISITORS
Mr. and Mrs. Will Cauvel of Wal
la .Walla, spent Sunday at the borne
of Mrs. Cauvel's. aunt, Mrs. Martha
Just received a shipment of the famous Pendleton
all wool Indian Robes in beautiful colors
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Athena Department Store
THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, November 13
The Masteri) iece of a Master Producer
Cecil B. DeMille starring William Boyd
and Elinor Fair
Here is a real drama, poignant, suspenseful, alluring, deftly woven together
By a master producer the wonder picture of the year. A tremendous pict
ure of modern Russia, romantic yet more than a romance, melodramatic, yet
vastly bigger than mere melodrama a human story filled with tragedy, ap
peal, humor, remarkably gripping, swift-moving, fascinating, absorbing. In
comparably the greatest film achievement of the deeadeCecil B. DeMille's
International : News
Admission Prices, 10c-35c-50c
Sunday, November 14
he Duchess of Buffalo
the best joke they ever heard in Russia ! the funniest show Connie ever
put on the screen! She thought caviar was bird-shot in oil she didn't know
Russian sable from Tom cat but she did know, that "ermine looked pretty,
arid that her "sweetie was the handsomest boy in Russia so" it didn't take a
troupe of Swisjs bell' ringers to make her think of wedding chimes.
Pathe Review i V - Comedy Admission Prices, 10c-35c
Wednesday, November 17
- and his Pals
' in ;
Tom Tyler and his joyous pals the kid the horse and the dog! Four merry
musketeers of plain and prairie one for all and all for one!- At last some
thing new in the field of Wild West entertainment! - Roaring drama of love
and adventure out "where the glorious West begins! Tom Tler snaring-the
honors with, as delightful a group of comrades as ever bounded across the
screen! You'll want to be one of Tom's pals yourself When you see this
smashing thrill show.
Admission Prices 10c-35c