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"Pals First" at the
Standard Theatre tomorrow night.
Miss Bateman's mother visited her
H. A. Barrett attended court at
T. P. DeFreece of Walla Walla
spent Friday in Athena.
Angus Gillis was in Athena from
his home at Washtucna, Wednesday.
Mrs. Hadley is substituting in Mr.
Miller's room during his absenca.
Mrs. Bollinger is visiting at the
home of her daughter at Milton, this
Mrs. J. C. Baker of Walla Walla
spent Wednesday visiting friends in
Mrs. Fred Pinkerton and son Dean
motored to Pendleton Wednesday for
Art Jensen was a very sick man
this week, suffering a severe attack
of the flu.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kirk who
were seriously ill with the flu, are
Mr. and Mrs. Alf Johnson were ov
er from Walla Walla, Sunday visit
ing relatives here.
Miss Mildred Lorton of Walla
Walla spent Wednesday visiting
friends in Athena.
Miss Freida Schreiner of Walla
Walla, was a guest of Mrs. George
Banister, last week.
Jack Tweedy who spent last week
in Athena has returned to his home
at Palmer Junction.
The Terman Group Tests were giv
en to the eighth graders and the high
school pupils Tuesday.
Mrs. Celia Burden has been serious
ly ill with influenza the past week
at her home in Athena.
Jack Calder, handy plumber man
cf Weston, was in Athena several
days this week repairing broken wa
ter pipes, legacies of the recent
"The Splendid Crime"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Mrs. J. W. Trosper of Seattle, sis
ter of Mrs. Lew McNair, spent a few
days his week in Athena.
Jewel Pinkerton little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pinkerton is
quite ill with scarlet fever.
Miss Belle Anderson has the posi
tion of bill collector for the firm of
Bell & Dickenson, draymen.
Lew McNair spent Sunday at Wal
la Walla, where his daughter, Len
ore, is confined in a hospital.
Mrs. Robert Lee of Milton was- in
Athena Sunday and spent the day at
the home of Mrs. Ida Banister.
Mrs. W. P. Littlejohn is entertain-,
ing the Bridge club at her home on
Jefferson street this afternoon.
Mrs. A. A. Kimball and Mrs. Ralph
Hassell of Pendleton were guests at
the 0. 0. Stephens home this week.
Automobile license number 1039G7
draws the five gallons of gasoline
this week at Prestbye's Service Sta
tion. W. J. Pinkerton, who was serious
ly ill for a couple of weeks, is re
covering and is able to be about
Fred Hodgen, who was a victim of
the flu for several weeks, was in
Athena Wednesday from his home at
H. J. Cunningham, Delco Light &
Frigidaire agent for Umatilla coun
ty, was in Athena Wednesday, trans
The condition of Stafford Hansell
is greatly improved, and indications
are that the patient is on the road to
Sarah Bell Jantzen, who lives at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Rich
ards, spent the week end with relat
ives at Walla Walla.
Miss Lenore McNair who was re
cently operated on in St Mary's hos
pital at Walla Walla, is reported to
be getting along very well.
The 0. D. 0. club met Wednesday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Flint
Johns west of Athena. A very pleas
ant afternoon was spent and irism-
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bers enjoyed delicious refreshments
served by Mrs. Forrest Zerba and
Herman Hoffman was called to
Carthage, Missouri, Saturday, by the
serious illness of his mother.
Mrs. Mary Thompkins, who has
been visiting at the home of her
daughter, Mrs.' Riley, at San Fran:
cisco, is now at Long Beach.
Miss Lorena Schubert who was op
erated on for appendicitis last week,
at St. Mary's hospital in Walla
Walla, is getting along nicely.
Mrs. Harold Haynie and daughters
spent the week end in Athena, at the
home of Mrs. Haynie's mother, Mrs
L. H. Kretzer, who has been ill.
Mrs. Jap Flaugher and little son
of Freewater, who have been visit
ing here since Sunday at the Roy
Cox home, returned to Freewater,
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Le Grow havo
returned from Berkeley, California,
where they spent the past two weeks
visiting at the home of Colonel and
Henry Dell, who is certain that he
had a real attack of the flu, after re
maining at home for a couple of
weeks, has resumed his position at
The Men s League will enjoy a
banquet supper at the Baptist church
at six o'clock tonight. After the
banquet topics of interest to the club
will be discussed.
Miss Merle Stamper of .Weiser,
Idaho, arrived here Monday and has
been visiting at the home of her
aunt, Mrs. George Myrick. Miss
Stamper left yesterday for her home.
Phil de Phillips, of Sacramento,
California, was a guest today at the
home of Mrs. DePeatt, mother of
Mrs. de Phillips. He is on a busi
ness visit to Walla Walla, his former
Mrs. Henry Wood, who has been
ill for several months, was brought
from Walla Walla Tuesday, and will
be at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Charles McFarland, on Adams
Mrs. J. W. Pinkerton was hostess
to the Christian Missionary society
Wednesday afternoon, and was as
sisted in serving by Mrs. Floyd Pink
erton. The program was led by Mrs.
C. Orvel White, formerly a resid
ent of this county, is now connected
with the Shale Oil & Products com
pany, of Colorado. He was a recent
visitor to his old home town, Pendle
ton. Mrs. Fred Kershaw has returned to
her home in Athena after a two
months stay at Ontario, Oregon,
where she visited her sister Mr.". 0.
M. Castleman, and her daughter
Miss Helen Hansell who spent :
couple of weeks at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. F. B. Boyd and attended
school while there was sickness in
the Hansell family, . returned home
A new ceiling of cork and plaster
is being made at the First National
Bank building, to take the place of
the former metal ceiling. The new
ceiling will make the building warm
er in winter and cooler in summer.
The Rebekah lodge will have in
stallation of officers at their meet
ing, Tuesday February 8. On ac
count of so much sickness among
members, the lodge did not hold its
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last regular session which was on
January 25, and at which time offic
ers would have been installed, con
sequently it is imperative that all
members be present next Tuesday
Mrs. Loren Basler arrived from
Boise, Idaho, Monday to spend a
fortnight in Athena. Mrs. Basler
will direct the operetta "Once in a
Blue Moon" to be presented by the
Etude club Tuesday night February
Mrs. Bern Banister who has spent
the past two weeks in Milton, where
she visited at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Raymond Geissel, has re
turned home. Mrs. Banister who
has been indisposed, is feeling much
better at present.
Mrs. Charles Betts is slowly re
covering ' from , a painful accident
which occurred last week. While en
gaged in washing, Mrs. Betts acci
dentally overturned some boiling
suds badly scalding both feet. She
is able to sit up a few hours a day
The Athena basket ball fans will
have an opportunity to see three
games this evening. The Helix girls
will play the local high school girls'
team, and a boys' and girls' team
from the Helix grades will play Mr.
Millers' grade teams. The games
are scheduled to start at 7:30.
Samuel Haworth is now a full
fledged salesman, having accepted a
position with the Fuller Brush com
pany. Sam has been in this commun
ity soliciting Customers. He inform
ed a Press reporter that he had no
trouble whatever in securing inter
views with busy house wives. In
fact he says the kind that "Shuts the
door in your face" he finds to be the
Mrs. Harold Fletcher (Helen Shick)
niece of A. E. Shick of this city, un
der went a major operation in a
hospital at Walla Walla, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Shick who visit
ed her Sunday report her to be im
proving, and she will be removed
from the hospital to the home of her
mother, Mrs. Isham Severson, this
week. Her sister, Mrs. Herschel
Shanall (Olive Shick) came up from
Portland to visit her.
The young people of the Baptist
church entertained at a birthday par
ty Tuesday evening. Each guest was
requested to wear a costume indicat
ive of the month in which he was
born. Attractive silk bags were
furnished to be filled with pennies
corresponding to each guests age.
Games were played during the even
ing and a delicious supper proved one
of the features of the occasion.
About fifty were present.
Athena friends of Miss Frederica
Kershaw who has charge of . the
music department in the Ontario
high school, will be pleased to hear
of the success of the operetta pre
sented under her supervision. "The
Gypsy Rover", was greeted by ap
preciative audiences on two succes
sive nights. The stage settings and
colorful costumes with the clever
lines and tuneful solos and choruses,
proved the production one of the
best seen in that vicinity for years.
Miss Betty Jane Eager and Miss
Arlene Myrick entertained a group
of their young friends at the C. M.
Eager residence. The evening was
spent playing games of a varied na
ture and at a late hour the young
hostess served a delicious supper,
Those present were Marjorie Doug
las, Georgia Green, Myrtle Camp
bell, Peggy Cowan, Goldie Miller,
Leland Jenkins, Robert Lee, Arthur
Crowley, Emery Rogers, Raymond
Murphy, George Pittman, Roland Wil
son and Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Miller.
"Look here," l:ein the youth, as
he entered n butcher's shop and dis
played two lovely-looking blnck-nnd-Miio
eyes, "you have fresh beef for
"1 have," responded the butcher.
,"Aml fresh beef Is good for black
eyes, Is It not?"
"It Is. ,f .
"Very well.- I have the eyes, you
have the beef. Do. you think you con
sell me n pound or so without asking
how I got ornamented?''
"I'll do my best, sir."
The butcher cut off the meat and
received his money without another
look at his customer. At the last mo
ment, however, the" old Adam proved
too strong for htm.
"Look here," he snld, handing back
the cash, "i ll make you a present of
the beef. Now tell me all about the
Church of Christ
Bible school at 10 A. M. Floyd
Pinkerton, Superintendent. Preach
ing services 11 A. M. and 7 P. M.
Junior C. E. society, 6:30 P. M.
Ladies Aid society, Thursday 1 P. M.
Choir practice, at the home of Mrs.
Thompson Thursday 7 P. M. Let
every one keep in mind that the Pro
tracted meeting starts on Sunday,
February 13, under the direction of
Dr. A. M. Meldrum. We were more
than thankful to see a marked im
provement in attendance and interest
last Sunday and we still want your
; prayers and deep spiritual interest .
tin preparation for the meeting.
j For one week we are making a special price on
$1.00 silk hose at
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THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, February 5
Lloyd Hughes and Delores Del Rio
From the Novel by Francis Pernr Elliot, and the
Play by Lee Wilson Dodd
there isn't anything in the world like a pal. there isn't anything like "Pals
First" in the world of pictures! Onecalled himself a cleric, the other an
Italian count, and the boy said he was heir to the old Louisiana plantation
but all were crooks going to "put something over" for the boy's girl for
these three were pals pals first, last and always! in everything but loc.
The drama of a boy who risked a million to find out who his friends were
and in the end there were just three: an old derelict, a hobo, and the other a
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
Sunday, February 6
' In ' '
The Splendid .Crime
A William de Mille Production
Come and see "The Splendid Crime" committed by Bebe Daniels and a
great cast. Swift and smooth, human and humorous, punchy and polished.
William de Mille has written and produced the screen's cleverest crook com
edy. A romance of a female Raffles. Combining mystery, melodrama, mirth,
speedy action and splendid acting. The story of a pretty girl crook who tries
to reform because "housebreakin' is too hard work for a lady."
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
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