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"Boy of Mine"
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
M. L. Watts was a Waitsburg vis
B. B. Richards transacted business
in Pendleton Tuesday.
Lorain Shick has accepted a posi
tion with a Pendleton grocery firm.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Ferguson have
returned from a motor trip to Port
land George Sheard was in Pendleton
Tuesday, where he transacted busi
ness. Mrs. Lila Kirk was a guest Satur
day at the home of Mrs. Lillian Fred
ericks, at Weston.
Tuesday, March 22, is Rebekah
lodge night and all members are re
quested to be present.
Miss Wavel Mitchell of Weston,
was a house guest this week at the
Pittman home in Athena.
The Methodist Missionary society
will meet Wednesday March 23, at
the Methodist Episcopal church.
Mrs. J. T. Lieuallen Jr., is enter
taining the Jolly Twenty club this
afternoon at her home in Adams.
Mrs. D. A. Pinkerton of Milton,
was operated on this week at a
Walla Walla hospital for appendicit
A. L. Douglas came up from Mor
row county Saturday, and visited r.t
the home of his son Arthur, in Athe
na. J. A. McDaniel of Weston, has re
turned to his home there after
spending several months in Calif
ornia. J. D. Kirk of Ukiah, was in Athe
na this week. Fifty years ago he
harvested for Alvin Johnson, west
J A. Murray, district manager for
the Pacific Telegraph and Telephone
company, was in Athena from Pen
The owner of auto Ik'tnsc No.
14.r956 is the lucky drawer of five
gallons of gasoline at Prestbyj's
Norma Shearer in "Up Stage"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Mrs. Rose Miller has gone to Mil
ton where she will spend several
weeks at the home of Mr. and Mr3.
Mr. and Mrs. Orvel Booher were
here Saturday from Spokane, en
route home after 'visiting Charles
Booher at Adams.
The young people's choir at the
Baptist church now number 17. A
special program is given by this
choir every Sunday evening.
Mrs. Maurice Hill and little daugh
ter Peggy of Walla Walla, visited
this week in Athena at the homes of
H. H. Hill and B. B. Richards.
Mrs. Ace Wagner, who has been
at St. Anthony's hospital in Pendle
ton, has recovered sufficiently to be
returned to her home north of Athe
na. The W. C. T. U., will meet next
Wednesday March 23rd, at the home
of Mrs. Charles Betts. Every one
is invited to be present who is in
terested. E. H. Leonard, of the Preston
Shaffer Milling company and presi
dent of the First National Bank of
Athena, was in the city Friday of
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Dudley came
down from their home near Dayton,
Washington, Sunday to welcome Mr.
and Mrs. E. A. Dudley, who returned
home Saturday from. California.
The latter part of last week Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Whitehead entertained
at their home in Athena Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis of Pendleton and Mr. and
Mrs. Whitehead of Walla Walla.
Miss Blanche Johnson is expected
home Sunday morning from Eugene,
where she is attending the Univer
sity of Oregon. She will spend the
spring vacation with her parents in
Mr. and Mis. Eager of Dayton,
Washington, have been visiting at
the home of their son C. M. Eager
in Athena. They arrived recently
from California, where they spent
The Whitehead barber shop is now
serviced with soft water from the
city deep well, through extension of
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mains. Mr. Froom, hotel proprietor
has long used this water paying the
city rental and installing his own
I. M. Christenson and wife of Kal
ispell, Montana, en route home from
California, stopped over in Pendleton
this week and visited at the homes
of E. C. and G. S. Prestbye, cousins
of Mr. Christenson.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geissel of
Milton, are the parents of a daugh
ter born Tuesday, March 15, 1927, at
St. Mary's hospital, Walla Walla.
The little miss has been named
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Phillips left
Tuesday for Eugene, where Mrs.
Phillips will visit relatives for sev
eral weeks. Mr. Phillips will re
turn to hold his regular services at
the Christian church Sunday.
Will and Dell Stanton came up
from Prineville, Friday, being called
here on account of the serious ill
ness of their brother, Cleve Stanton.
Will is a stockman, and Dell oper
ates a jewelry store at Prineville.
Mrs. R. B. McEwen departed for
Portland Tuesday, where she went
to be present at the bedside of her
father, E. E. Goff of Newberg, who
was operated on Wednesday for re
moval of a cataract from one of his
A large flock of Grosbeaks have
made their home in Athena for sev
eral weeks. These beautiful birds
found a full larder awaiting them
here, where they have been feeding
on a generous supply of seeds found
in locust pods.
Mrs. L. F. Bailey of Baker, district
manager of the C and D. company,
specializing in ladies' silk lingerie,
hosiery and dresses, has been visit
ing this week in Athena, at the home
of Mrs. Frank Chamberlain, the com
pany's local agent.
Amos O'Dell well known barber,
formerly owner of a shop in Athe
na, is here again, working at the
Penn Harris shop. Amos tells, the
local anglers some whopping good
fish stories of catches he made in the
Puget Sound country last fall.
Vic Harris and H. A. Barrett have
purchased the John Wright livery
stable property on Second and Cur
rent streets. Mr. Barrett contem
plates moving the barn to his farm
north of town and Mr. Harris
will retain ownership of the lots.
The flood conditions at Long
Beach, California, were somewhat
overdrawn in newspaper reports ac
cording to E. A. Dudley, who re
turned from that place last week.
Mr. Dudley's first knowledge that
people were-being rescued from their
floating homes during the storm
period, was read in an Oregon paper.
Attorney Watts was in The Dal
les Monday, where he defended Jim
Dupuis, Charles Moore, A. L. Dallas
and Amos Newton, Pendleton men
who were charged with possession
and transportation of liquor. Moore
was given three months in jail and
fined $500. The other three defend
ants were cleared of the charges
Rogers & Goodman, selling agents
for the New Meadows washing ma
chines, have sold a number in Athe
na and vicinity during the past six
weeks, and the demand for these ex
cellent washers is steadily growing.
The New Meadows, with its non
corroding Bakelite equipment has
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the work this wonderful machine
will do as compared with the work
of other washing machines.
Claude Penland, well known busi
ness man of Pendleton, underwent a
serious surgical operation at Port
land this week for relief from ulcer3
in the stomach. The patient rallied
from the operation, but is in a ser
ious condition at last reports.
There was a good attendance at
the showing of "Winds of Chance,"
the mid-week exhibition of better
pictures at the Standard Theatre,
Wednesday evening. Business men
and their families and others not
regular theatre-goers were in the
audience. The next mid-week offer
ing at the Standard will be Metro's
super production, "Tell It To the
Marines," starring Lon Chaney,
next Thursday evening.
Miss Francis Rainville spent sev
eral days here from Colfax, visiting
at the home of her grandmother
Mrs. S. C. Stantont Sunday morn
ing she in company with her grand
mother, Will Stanton and Dell Stan
ton drove to Prineville where they
took Cleve Stanton, who suffered an
attack of paralysis last week. He
will be cared for at the home of his
brother, Will Stanton. He was some
what improved before leaving Athe
na. Mrs. Claud Dickenson gave a
shower and reception for Mrs. Ray
mond Geissel of Milton, Thursday
evening of last week. The evening
was spent in playing guessing games
and "Travel." The hostess served a
delicious two course luncheon, as
sisted by Miss Hilda Dickenson. The
guests were seated at small tables
which were very prettily laid and
each centered with pink carnations.
About twenty friends of Mrs. Geissel
The meeting of the Athena Study
club held Friday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Claud Dickenson was
well attended, eighteen members be
ing present. Roll call was answered
with current items, this being a
feature of each meeting. The study
of Ireland is proving interesting and
will continue until summer intermis
sion. Miss Zola Keen is the newly
elected secretary-treasurer. The next
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. O. C. Hadley, on next Friday
j High School Notes j
Miss Bateman and Miss Cornelison
spent last week end in Milton.
Several teachers and pupils were
in Walla Walla last Saturday.
The following pupils will represent
the Athena schools in the sectional
declamatory contest which is to be
held at Adams: Margaret Lee, Hel
en Hansell, John Kirk, Arthur Crow
ley, Nadine Elder, Robert Lee, Aaron
Douglas, Fern Carsten and Leo Geis
sel. B. B. Richards, Mrs. C. M. Eager
and Mrs. Louis Keen acted as judges
for the recent school declamatory
Mr. Hadley was at Adams Monday
evening making arrangements for
the sectional declamatory contest.
The boys of the high school held
a meeting Friday afternoon to dis
cuss the topic of spring athletics.
The subject that was discussed most
was baseball but nothing definitely
has been decided.
The unmarried teachers were din
ner guests at the Hadley home Wed
Mr. Miller's eighth graders are
giving the seventh graders a party
The Dixie Jubilee Singers sponsor
ed by the pupils of the sixth and
seventh grades, will be at high
school auditorium, Tuesday March
Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. De
votional at 11:00 A. M. Topic,
Temptation. The eternal contest goes
on. Young People at 5:30 and 6:30
P. M. respectively. The Young Peo
ple will have charge of the evening
worship hour conducting a Fanny
Crosby . Memorial Service. Mid-week
meeting Thursday evening at 7:30 P.
M. Men's League Friday evening
The Church of Christ
Sunday School at the regular time.
Floyd Pinkerton superintendent. . The
sermon for the morning service will
be, "Gethsemane." This sermon is a
continuation of the series of sermons
on the life of Christ. Come and re
member with us the Lord's suffer
ing. The Junior Christian Endeavor
will be at 6:30. Let all the Endeav
orers be present and help to make
the meeting worthwhile. The sermon
of the evening will be, "The Funda
mentals of the Christian Religion."
It will pay you to hear what will be
said on this important subject. Come
and let us study and work together.
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THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, March 19
The story of a boy who had to choose his own father and guide his mother's
love and happiness. A big theme told with rare artistry by Booth Tark
ington and he wrote it especially for the screen. With Ben Alexander,
Henry Walthall, Irene Rich and Rockliffe Fellows.
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
Sunday, March 20
A line Dramatic Comedy of Vaudeville Life, fresh from a Portland Showing.
Pathe Review Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
Super Special! for Thursday, March 24
Expect Big Things
This romance carries you across continents along a trail of heroic advent
ure and hilarious escapades. The true story of the Marines! A never-to-be
forgotten picture of the humors and pranks and perils of the hard-boiled
leathernecks, with Lon Chaney in the greatest role of his career.
The Whole World's Talking About It!
As impressive in its way as "The BigParade," here at last is the production
everyone has been talking of. Made in cooperation and with the endorse
ment of the U. S. Marine Corps. A truly big picture! Lon Chaney in a roe
that will amaze! The "Devil Dogs'" own film. A big cast including William
Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Carmel Myers and Mitchell Lewis.
Admission Prices 10c-35c-50c