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W. S. Ferguson spent Tuesday in
E. A. Dudley made a business trip
to Colfax, Saturday.
Henry Koepke Jr., has been spend
ing the week in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Barnes of Wet
ten, were in Athena Wednesday.
A. Schwandt of Weston was a
business visitor here Wednesday.
Funeral services of the late Wil
liam Lloyd were held Monday at Mil
ton. Lou McN'air is again behind the
counter at the Athena Department
R. B. McEwen and C. M. Eager
spent Saturday evening in Walla
Fred Falconer, prominent shep
man of Pendleton was a visitor hen
Wednesday. Mrs. Richard Thompson and Mrs.
A. L. McEwen spent Wednesday in
Mrs. B. B. Richards and Mrs. 0.
0. Stephens spent Wednesday in
John Weidert of Walla Walla and
a large land owner near Athena, was
Next three pictures on the Stand
ard program, are good ones: To
morrow, "There You Are"; Sunday,
"Eve's Leaves"; Wednesday, "Man
nequin." Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Gordon have
returned home after an absence of
about a veek.
J. E. Jones and Fred Radtke spent
Tuesday afternoon on Greasewood.
C. W. Avery and Clark Wood of
Weston called on business friends in
Mr. and Mrs. James Creswcll of
Athena, spent the week end in Con
don, visiting friends.
Mrs. Eliza Burchill is a visitor
this week at the home of her daugh
ter Mrs. C. M. Eager.
I Miss Helen Hodgen is visiting at
I the home of her sister, Mrs. Martin
i McLaughlin, at Duncan.
! The condition of Mrs. Dora Lock-
wood, who has been ill for sometime
is considered very serious.
Clem Duncan, formerly of Athena
who is now farming near Walla Wal
la, was a visitor here Saturday.
The condition of Mrs. M. M. Johns
who recently underwent a sciious
operation is reported to be much im
proved. Louis Bergevin Jr., formerly of
Athena, and now engaged in farm
ing near lone, Oregon, was a visitor
here this week.
Word has been received by friends
of Mrs. Ralph Haynie, who resides at
Bend, to the effect that she is critic
ally ill with pneumonia in a hospital j ures to date, including "The I V.ir
Horsemen," "The Covered Wagon,"
and others in the order that made it
possible to book for showing here.
The American Legion Post will be
gin a series cf dances for the winter,
at Legion Hall, tomorrow night.
Music will be furnished by the Jolly
Joy Maker's Ortfiestra. Jt is not
necessary for Athena people to have
invitations to these dances they are
The ladies of the Methodist church
are elated at the success of their din
ner and bazar given last Saturday
From our complete stock. Visit
our Toy and Gift Room
We wish you a
Yc ur Clothes may need attention do your shopping early
We clean every" thing from the hat you wear to the
rug you stand on
l-hoi.e 455 to our local headquarters, Mrs. Celia Burden
Phone 581! our Agent, Penn Harris Barber Shop
Our Orange Colored Wagon Will Call
TWIN CITY SANITARY CLEANERS
Notice Penn Harris is agent for the Troy Laundry Co.
in that city. Also that her little
daughter has been suffering from the
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. DeFreece of
Walla Walla spent Monday in Athe
na, at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Bobby, small son of Mr. and Mrs.
Max Hopper, has been quite ill dur
ing the past week, but is now on the
road to recovery.
Miss Pauline Myrick, who makes
her home in Walla Walla, was a
week end guest at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Jesse Myrick.
Mrs. George Finch is confined to
her home as the result of a broken
rib, caused by falling against a
washing machine, one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geissel and
Herbert Tanke of Milton motoi-ed to
Athena Friday evening and attended
the high school play "A Family Mix. '
The Rebekah lodge will meet Tues-
1 1" 1. 1 IlL -1.
aay evening jjecemuer i-iui, hv which : apparently was no
time the election of officers will be . turned over. Mrs
held. All members are requested to
,A black spotted shoat, weighing
about 60 pounds has strayed fiom
Frank Watkins' place in the north
part of town. Notify Mr. Watkins,
box 114, Athena.
Henry Schroeder who has the con
tract for carpenter work on the new
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Fergu
son has been ill at his home in Wes
ton for several days this week.
Mrs. C. A. Phillips is directing re
hearsals for a pageant to be given at
the Christian church on the evening
of December 19. The program will
be announced in next week's Press.
The Methodist Missionary society
will meet next Wednesday afternoon
Derember 15 at the home of Mrs. W.
T. McLecd. Mrs. Victor Hirsch will
be the leader and Mrs. McLeod will
Mrs. E. C. Prestbye resumed her
place at the switch-board in the local
telephone exchange last Wednesday,
after an absence of a month's visit
in Seattle, where she visited at the
home of her father.
Railroad companies operating
through Oregon, Washington and
Idaho have announced faie and a
half round trip rates for the holidays
December 17, 18-22 and 24, return
ing not later than January !.
Miss Jennamae Read, who has
been critically ill in St. Mary's hos
pital in Walla Walla, has so far re
covered as to be brought heme yes
terday. She is attended by her
nurse, Miss Ruth Bodine, who is a
relative of the family.
Mrs. W. P. Littlejohn was called
to Pendleton Tuesday to attend the
bedside of her mother, Mrs. Henry
I Molstrum, who was stricken for the
! second time with paralysis. Mrs.
i Molstrum is advanced in age and ap-
prehension is had for her recovery,
j Mrs. Ralph Cannon gave a party
j Tuesday afternoon for her little
daughter Mildred, commemorating
her fourth birthday. Playmates of
; the little miss were invited, and cn
i joyed an afternoon cf fun, after
which Mrs. Cannon served dainty re
Athena theatre goers will have the
opportunity to see "Ben Hur" at the
Standard theatre as soon as the pro
duction is offered booking dates in
towns the size cf Athena. Tha
1 Standard has presented all ronJ pict-
J. ii. axial. J,
tween eicrhtv and ninety dollars. The , fa
ladies wish to express their apprecia- j fl
tion for the good attendance and j ,J
hearty support of their friends. j j$
Miss Hilda Dickenson, driving into
Walla Walla Wednesday, experienced
a collision with a Ford at an inter-;
section. No dam-e resulted to the
Dickenson car. l"t the Ford, v.h. h
Iriven well, was j
Dickenson and I
Miss Gladys Dickenscn were the oth
er occunants of the car.
For the Ladies
Sweaters, Scarfs, Silk Underwear,
Silk Slips, Silk Hose, Garter Sets,
Rubber Aprons, Fancy Dishes,
Shoe Trees, Fancy Box Handerchiefs,
Bags and Suitcases, Etc., Etc.
For the Men
Gloves, Hats, Caps, Garters, Belts,
Armbands, Neckwear, Dress Shirts,
Silk and Silk and Wool Hose,
Silk Shirts, Cuff Links, Watches,
Watch Chains, Etc. Etc.
High School Notes I
Dr. A. M. Meldrum gave an inter
esting talk to the high school, Mon
day at 1:00 P. M. We had him with
us again, yesterday at general as
sembly, when he gave us a talk on
Mr. and Mrs. Miller and Miss Sel
lars spent Saturday in Pendleton
where they shopped and visited.
Velton Read who is attending
Whitman college witnessed the high
school play Friday evening.
Coach Stolzheise has prepared an
extra backboard and basket for bask
et ball practice.
The high school play given last
Friday brought in $121.25. This
money, after the expenses are paid,
is to be divided amcng the four
The Junior gills sold candy at the
play and received $10.75.
The grade pupils have started their
practice for the Christinas prog-ram.
Miss Huffman visited in the pri
mary room recently.
The Etude club contributed $30.00
toward painting the stage scenery.
Therm Russell was in Walla Walla
Lois Johnson, Lcrena and Doris
Schubert were in Walla Walla Sat
urday. The pronosad foot ball gama be
tween McLaughlin high schjol and
Medford high school for the state
championship was net allowed by the
state athletic association. It was
thought that McLaughlin did not
have a clear title to the eastern Ore
gon championship as a game with
West Linn had been refused..
The play cast accompained by Miss ;
Eateman went to Walla Walla Tues
day afternoon to have a picture talc
An effcrt is being made to have a
practice basket ball game between
the local alumni and the high school
for this evening. The first scheduled
game will be next Friday evening at
7:30 when Pilot Rock comes here.
Both the boys and the rirls will play.
For the Children
Phone Your Order To 152
Athena iJepartsneni Store.
COME WITH CONFIDENCE
to this office and consult us about
your bodily ills and ailments. We do
not offer chiropractic adjosu-'-'nt as
the bc-all and the end-all and the
universal cure-all. But it is mighty
effective for many physical defects.
Dr. W. Puyd Whyte
Stangier Building, Phone 703
Pendleton, Oregon. 937 J
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ATHENA
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $11.0,009.00
Grocery and Furnishings Store
One of the finest line of Toys ever carried in Athe
na. A big, new stock to select from. We also have
a big line of Presents for Men and Boys. Comprising
Shirts, Handkerchiefs, Silk Socks, Ties, Etc
Neatly packed in Christmas Boxes
Remember, we carry a full line of Vegetables and Fruits for the Holiday
and Partv table
Methodist Episcopal Church
Church school at 10: A. M. Morn
ing worship at 11: A. M. Choir re
hearsal Tuesday, 7:S0 P. M.
Church of Christ
Bible school 10 A. M. Superntend
ent Floyd Pinkeiton. Keep in mind
"Ihe Hold That Line Contest."
Preaching service 11 A. M. and 7:"0.
Subjects, "Wise Men Good and Pad,"
"What Should Be Our Attitude To
ward Mary," (Mother of Jesus.) Jun
ior C. E. 6:30 P. M. Those who are
practicing for the Christmas program
be sure and remember Monday and
Thursday practice hours.
! Painless dentistry is better dentistry
bacause a dentist can do mere care
ful work where there is
Cy my new methed I can fill or ex
GERALD KILGCRE, Proprietor
Short Order Lunches and Meals served at all hours, n
Ice Cream and Soft Drinks. A full line of Candies,
1 NONE BUT WHITE HELP EMPLOYED
j Gerald Kilgore, Proprietor - - Athena, Oregon
Sunday school at' 9:45 A. M. fol
lowed by Devotional at 11:00 A. M.
Junior Young People at 5:30 P. M.
Senior at 6:30 P. M. Evening Song
and Praise Service at 7:30 P. M. Re
gular Mid-week meeting and Bible
Study every Thursday evening at 7:30
P. M. Mens League meeting at the
church Friday evening at 7:30 P. M.
A program of musical numbers and
talks will be followed by light re
freshments. Come and enjoy the
evening with the men and help ti
make this an epoch in mens meetings.
Painless extracting a specialty,
Transfer and Express
If you are planning alterations or ad
ditions to your building, let us give
you an estimate on the Lumber need
ed. You will be pleasantly surprised
at the reasonble total we will quote.
Wood and Coal
Tum-A-Lum Lumber Co.
Main Street, Athena
Quality Quantity, Service. Phone 171. Athena, Oregon
Light bills are due and payable on
the 15th rf each month. If bill is j
not paid bv 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 hus
cost us a lot of time and money to
have our Elector call several times.
In the future he will make but cm
call and if for anv reason the bill is i
not pnid, patron mav mail check to
this office. We ask the support and I O.vy -Acetylene Welding, Delivery and
co-operation of our patrons alone j , r ,. v..,,,,., I
this line, so that we will be able to Truck Eoaies Manufactured !
render the best possible service. ( jjajn street Athena, Oregon
PRESTON SHAFFER MILLING CO.
J. L. Harmans
Whitehead s Barber Shop
Lee Whitehead, Proprietor
We make a specialty" of cutting Ladies hair in all the
Fair and Courteous Treatment
Agency for Troy Laundry and Twin City Cleaners