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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 10, 1926)
22 Years Ago
December 9, 1904
Marion Jack, William Winship,
Charles Smith, George Thompson and
Millard Kelly have returned from a
goose hunt on the Columbia river.
They were gone 'steen days and num
ber of geese bagged 0. The boys are
reticent when questioned about ' the
success of the hunt, and we jdon't
blame them we've been there our
selves. Mrs. Womack, formerly a resident
of Athena but now living in Seattle, i3
the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Char
les Gay. She will remain in the city
for some time.
Robert Burns and J. H. O'Neil, 0
E. & N. Railway officials, were in
town Wednesday. They interviewed
a number of Athena merchants and
business men regarding the special
tiain service now in force.
Will Campbell is down from
Sprague, Washington, where he is en
gaged in farming. "Billy" is doing
well, and this year made a substanti
al "cleanup." He has invested in
Sprague city property that brings
him good rental.
The goose hunters returned from
the Columbia Tuesday. They report
rather poor success. A reporter is
informed by a disinterested party
11 Tit only cnc lone goose was brought
clown, and a coyote got away with
The Misses Ruby and Gertie Burden
are down from Sprague on a visit to
At the opera house tonight the pop
r ular Humphrey-Chapman Company,
will produce Hall Reid's greatest of
all melodramas, "The Knobs of Ten
nessee." The Humphrey-Chapman
Company appeared in this city sev
eral weeks ago in "Buried at Sta,"
and will be remembered as being the
c'everest company that has ever been
in Athena. The public is assured of
a very pleasant evening's entertain
ment. Music will be given by John
Herschell, the little son of Mr. and
Mr3. A. M. Gillis, has been ill the
past week with a fever, but is better
G. W. Bradley has returned from
a trip to his ranch in Klickitat coun
ty, Washington. Mr. Bradley was al
so in Portland several days.
Snow has not as yet fallen to any
extent on the mountains east of town.
Wood haulers are still actively en
gaged in bringing wood to town and
report mountain roads to be in first
lf- Dan Mclntyre, who is up in the Al
barta .country, writes that he is hav
ing a good time, and is rehearsing a
company of amateur actors prepara
tory to putting on the popular play,
"My Friend From India." Dan Is an
actor of more than ordinary ability
and will give the people of the Alber
ta town a good show.
Light bills are due and payable on
the 15th of each month. If bill is
not paid by the 25th, it will be pre
sumed that service is no longer de
sired and will be discontinued with
out further notice. In the past it has
cost us a lot of time and money to
have our collector call several times.
In the future he will make but one
call and if for any reason the bill is
not paid, patron may mail check to
this office. We ask the support and
co-operation of our patrons along
this line, po that we will be able to
render the best nossible service.
PRESTON SHAFFER MILLING CO.
OF STOCKHOLDERS MEETING
The regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of The First National
Pank of Athena, Oregon, for the
election of directors for the ensuing
year and for the transaction of such
other business as may lawfully come
before it, will he held in its office,
in Athena, Oregon, on Tuesday Janu
ary 11th, 1927, at the hour of two
o'clock P. M, Pated December 10th,
Card cf Thanks
We wish to thank all those who
so Wndly helped us in our recent be
' reavement in the loss of our beloved
husband end brother, also for the
beautiful floral offering
MRS. MINNIE BOOHER
Card of Thanks
We desire to extend our heartfelt
thanks and appreciation for the as
- sistance and sympathy extended U3
in our bereavement in the loss of our
beloved husband and father J. W.
Keen, and for the floral offerings
and many tokens of kindness receiv
ed. MRS. LOUISE KEEN
Card of Thanks
We take this method of thankin?
all who so kindly assisted us during
the illness and .death of our beloved
mother, and for the floral offerings
and many other expressions of sym
pathy. MR. AND MRS. ACE WAGNER
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