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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1927)
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Tim McCoy in "War Paint"
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Grant Prestbye made a trip tc
Portland this week.
R. R. Beckham was here from
Mrs. W. S. Ferguson shopped in
Walla Walla Tuesday.
Lorain Shick is employed at Her
man Hoffman's garage.
Dr. W. H. McKinney was elected
mayor of Weston recently.
i Fred Radtke was a business visit-
jor in Walla Walla Monday.
j Roy Kirk of Thorn Hollow trans
acted business here. Monday.
Mrs. F. L. Pittman motored to
Milton for the day Wednesday.
Nesmith Ankeny of Walla Walla
visited Athena friends Tuesday even
ing. Ed Lyons, prominent Walla. Walla
farmer was an Athena visitor Mon
day. Miss Edna DeFreece who has been
ill for several weeks is now able to
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Prestbye and
Mrs. H. I. Watts motored to Walla
Louis Berjrevin, prominent stock
raiser of Gibbon made business calls
Good Friday was observed by many
in Athena and vicinity when spud
crops were planted.
Mrs. Emma Patterson is spending
the week as a guest at the home of
Mrs. John Phillips.
Leon Miller is again employed in
the mechanical department at Zer
ba's Athena Garage.
The Methodist Missionary society
will meet Wednesday afternoon April'
27th in the basement of the church.
A number of Athena base ball fans
went to Adams Sunday to see the
game between Lowden and Adams.
Mr. and Mrs. Penn Harris expect
to begin keeping house in Athena,
about the first of the coming month.
Mrs. Ella Martin of Ellenburg,
mother of Earl Martin, will spend
the summer at the home of her son
Mrs. F. S. LeGrow visited hei
mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Bowles at
Clinton Court in Walla Walla this
Mrs. Kelly formerly Mrs. Belt,
who taught the Athena eighth grade
four years ago, was a school visitor
Louis Keen and H. M. Saulsberry
are among the farmers who have
finished summer fallow plowing, west
Mrs. Arnold Wood left Tuesday
evening for Spokane, where she went
to visit her mother, Mrs. Greenwood
who is quite ill.
Mrs. George Gerking is in Spokaiu
this week, where her brother is
critically ill, submitting to a major
Wild Horse creek was muddy Sat
urday, much to the disappointment of
the small boy toting a cane pole and
a can full of worms.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Swaggart have
been up from their home at Portland
this week looking after matters at
the ranch north of Athena.
Miss Hilda Dickenson and Miss
Edna Pinkerton were dinner gues'.s
last evening of Mr. and Mrs. Armond
DeMerritt at Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Whitcman and
children were over from Walla Wal
la Sunday, visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Richards.
"The Winning of Barbara Worth,"
will, be featured as the big mid-week
picture presentation at the Standard
Theatre, next Wednesday evening.
Mrs. J. F. Wright has gone to Big
Timber, Montana, where she will
spend several months, visiting at the
heme of her son, Richard Wright.
Mr. and Mrs. Otha Reeder and
Mrs. W. J. Gholson motored to Wal
la Walla Saturday and attended the
funeral of the late Harvey Shelton.
J. 0. Hales will build a $10,(M;0
home at Pendleton. Mr. Hales who
retired from his farm near Adams,
is one of the county commissioners.
The Union Pacific system an
nounces that it will observe "Raisin
Week," April 2:th and April 30th,
by serving the fruit in their dining
Mary Harder has sued her hus
band, William Harder, for divorce,
alleging desertion. The parties live
at Milton, and are well known in
George Shaver of Union, who has
had a number of horses and mules
for sale in Athena for several weeks,
has moved the stock to Freewater
The ladies of the Athena Rebekah
lodge will be guests of the Freewater
Integrity lodge this evening. Those
desiring to go are. asked to meet a,
the lodge hall at 5 o'clock this even
ing where transportation will be ar
ranged. Mr. and Mrs. William Shick, Mrs.
Harold Fletcher and daughter of
Walla and Mr. and Mrs. Herschol
Shinall and children of Portland,
spent Sunday visiting in Athena, at
the homes of Mrs. Martha Shick and
A. E. Shick.
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Mrs. Charles Smith and Mrs. Bun
Moore were in Weston Saturday,
'where they visited at the home of
Mrs. Moore's sister, Mrs. Roscoe
C. E. Miller and Leon Miller re
turned Monday from tt trip iiito
Eastern Washington, where they
went to investigate a well boring
Mr". Hale, cashier of the Bank of
Freewater was a business visitor
here Tuesday. Mr. Hale recently ac
quired controlling interest in the
Mrs. W. McPherson was a Weston
visitor . Tuesday at the home of Mrs.
E. B. Gillette, who has been in ill
health for some time, and left for
Harold Crawford, architect for the
Tum-a-Lum Lumber company, came
over from Walla Walla Saturday, and
wa3 entertained at lunch at the B.
B. Richards home.
Billy Pinkerton and F. B. Radtke
were among the fishermen who went
to the Umatilla for the opening day
of the trout season. "Got enough to
flavor the skillet," quoth Billy.
Posters are out announcing the
high school play, "The Time of His
Life," , .which will be , presented at
high school auditorium, Tuesday
evening, April 26, beginning at 8
Billy, the 6 year old son of Mr.
and Mrs. F. N. Johns injured his
right arm painfully Saturday, when
he fell from a fence and sprained the
ligaments, no bones being broken
John Davidson, formerly guard at
the Oregon penitentiary, came up
from Salem and is visiting at the
homes of his daughters, Mrs. Fred
Pinkerton and Mrs. Alex Mclntyre,
Miss Thelma Thompson of Pendle
ton will entertain at luncheon Fri
day in honor of Mrs. Glenn Dudley.
Other guests from Athena will be
Mrs. Henry Koepke Jr., and Mrs. R.
Increased interest is noted in the
Granges of the county. Meetings of
the different Granges have recently
been well attended, and a number of
new organizations have taken place
during the past year.
Practically all the trees left in the
city park at the present time, are
those planted some years ago. The
old Cottonwood trees have died on ac
count of the creek washing down so
low that all moisture is drawn off.
The ladies of the W. C. T. U. will
devote next Tuesday afternoon com
plimentary to the young mothers and
women of Athena and vicinity, at
their meeting at the Christian church.
A program will feature the occasion.
Little Miss Margaret Cunnnglmm,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Cun
ningham former residents of Atlicna.
and who now make their home in
Pendleton, was struck by an auto
mobile one day last week and bruis
During the high velocity of the
winds over the week end, tourists
coming up the Columbia bound far
Washington destinations, were rout
ed over the Pendleton-Walla Waha
highway, for the reason that ferries
were forced to suspend operations
Bryce Baker went to Portland Sat
urday to see the specialist who
some months ago performed an on-
cration on Bryce's injured arm His
arm has been gradually getting bet
ter since the operation was made.
Wilbur Harden accompanied him on
Mrs. Lilla Kirk's mother who
makes her home with her daughter
in Athena, is reported seriously ill
and Mrs. Kirk's brother, . Charles
Bone who resides at Spokane and
a sister, who lives near Wenatchee,
have been sent for and are expected
to arrive this week.
Tom Norman's last year's onion
patch has afforded a generous sup
ply of preen onions to whoever want
ed them this spring. The supply
will soon disappear, however, when
Bert Taylor, who has leased the
ground, will plow them up and seed
the plot to alfalfa.
Mrs. M. M. Johns arrived home
Saturday morning from Wilmar, Cal
ifornia, near Los Angeles, where
she .has visited at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Melville Johns since Christ
mas. Mrs. Johns spent last week in
Portland visiting her sisters and oth
er relatives and friends .
Observing her 10th birthday anni
versary, Mrs. E. O. Venable entertain
ed in honor of her daughter Eloise, at
the farm home west of Athena, Easter
day. A number of Eloise's young
friends were present. An egg hunt
was the feature of entertainment.
Refreshments, including ice cream,
Mignonette Rebekah lodge will
meet Tuesday evening April 26 at 1
o'clock p. m, and only business will
be transacted. Members attending
will be able to attend the high school
play at the school house, which com
mences at 8 o'clock. Those ladies
who were to have served at th'.s
meeting will not be requested to do
so, but will serve at the meeting of
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THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, April 23
Tim McCoy, Pauline Starke, Karl Dane
You'll be carried to the old West of Indian adventure and heart-warming
romance by this swift-moving film by the country's most popular tale-writer.
Feats of daring and horsemanship such as you've never seen a whale
of a story by one of the greatest fiction writers hundreds of Indians on
the war-path plus a love-story that'll warm your heart! Don't miss it!
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c,
Sunday, April 24
In a new Role-a Fresh Triumph
You asked for Dick in an entirely new role here he is. You'll be glad you
asked happy to see him again because "Just Suppase" is the Prince of
Pictures. You'll say so.
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
Wed. April 27-Mid-week Special!
"The WINNING of
Ronald Colman and Vilma Banky
The Book that thrilled millions
Now a screen masterpiece that will enthrall millions! It's coming for a big
mid-week night at the Standard, next Wednesday April 27. You'll gasp at
this tremendous production, thrilling with sweep and action engrossing
with its vivid and colorful romance. You'll see, talk about and long remem
ber this mighty drama of strong passions and high ideals.
Admission Prices, 10c-35c-50c