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The Social Side
(By Adele McEwen)
Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Honored
Mr. and Mrs. Olin Hadley and son,
Ronald, were honored Tuesday night,
when about eighty friends gathered
at the home of Rev. and Mrs. u M,
Bollinger. The rooms were attract
ively decorated with spring flowers
in shades' of pink. A delightfully
informal program was rendered as
follows: Piano duet, "Polonaissee,"
Mrs. Max Hopper and Mrs. 0. 0.
Stenhens: Vocal solo, "Secret of
Mine," Mrs. Ralph McEwen; Read.
ing, Miss Ruth Williams: Vocal solo,
"Sonny," Mrs. David Stone; Quar
tette, "Parodies," Mrs. B. B. Rich'
ards, Mrs. Ralph McEwen, Lewis
Stewart and Kohler Betts. In a brief
talk, Rev. Bollinger expressed the re
gret of the Athena people in the de
parture of Mr. and Mrs. Hadley and
extended to them good wishes and
hopes for success in their new home.
They were presented with a beauti
ful Indian blanket, as a tokqn of the
affection and regard in which they
are held here. Several clever guess
ing games amused the guests and la
ter a dainty supper was served from
a table centered with a cluster of
old fashioned flowers and tall pink
tapers tied with tulle bows. Mrs.
Hadley presided at the coffee urn
and Mrs. M. L. Watts cut ices.
Miss Cassatt to Wed
Friends of Miss Jerry Cassatt will
be interested to hear of her engage
ment to Bryson Cooley of Klamath
Falls. The announcement was made
at a delightful party at the home of
Mrs. Bessie Rees near Helix. Miss
Cassatt, who has a number of friends
in Athena, is an attractive and ac
complished girl, and has been a
teacher in the Helix schools during
the past year. Mr. Cooley is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cooley of Pen
dleton and is in business at Klamath
Annual Picnic of Christian S. S.
Members and friends of the Christ
ian church Sunday school motored to
Walla Walla, Friday where they held
their annual picnic in the park. The
feature of the day was the sumptuous
dinner spread at noon. The after
noon was spent in playing games, the
oldsters joining the youngsters in the
sport. The entire day was a splen
did success and about ten carloads of
was transformed into a woodland
scene, forest trees and blossoming
shrubs forming a back ground for
wee lakes, bordered by quantities of
wild flowers, mosses and ferns. The
bridge tables were placed among the
trees, twelve being in play, Mrs. II.
I. Watts winning high score. Ad
ditional guests called at the tea hour.
The M. E. Missionary Society
The Methodist Missionary society
will meet next Wednesday June 1st
at the home of Mrs. Lewis Stewart.
At this meeting Mite-box opening
will be held and also election of of
ficers will take place. Ladies are
asked to meet at the home of Mrs.
Justin Harwood when cars will be
furnished to transport them to Mrs.
The J. C. Club Picnic
The J. T. picnic which was to have
been held at Lieuallen's cabin, has
been changed and if the weather is
favorable, the picnic will take place at
Bingham Springs, the party leaving
here Saturday evening and staying
A birthday dinner was given Wed
nesday at the home of Mrs. Nellie St.
Dennis, in honor of her sister Mrs.
F. L. Pittman. The affair was in
the nature of a surprise. Those pres
ent were, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payant,
Mrs. Taylor, Misses La Vone and
Ethel Pittman and the honoree.
Far From Perfect
"Why don't you call me a donkey
and have done with It? You've hinted
at It long enough," said the henpecked
"It wouldn't be quite true," Mrs.
"I suppose not I haven't ears long
enough lor that animal," he retorted,
"Oh, yes, you have," she returned,
sweetly. "You don't need longer
"Wlint do I need, then?"
"Two more legs and a better voice."
Portland Guests Honored
Mrs. Samuel P. Sturgis entertained
at tea Wednesday afternoon in honor
of Mrs. George Gerlinger and Mrs.
C. S. Jackson of Portland. The
spacious home was beautifully decor
ated with spring flowers in shades of
pink, and tea and ices were served
from a beautifully appointed table
centered with a huge basket of old
fashioned flowers carrying out the
pink color scheme. About two hun
dred, including Mrs. M. L. Watts,
Mrs. Ralph McEwen, Mrs. F. S. Le
Grow and Mrs. II. I. Watts, of Athe
na called during the afternoon.
Sunday School Picnic
The Baptist Sunday school held
their annual picnic Saturday, leav
ing Athena about 7 in the morning.
Breakfast was served at the Milton
park, after which the party proceed
ed to the Walla Walla park where
games were played and the children
enjoyed the play ground equipment.
Dinner was served at noon and a
lunch before the party returned home
in the evening.
Entertain at Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. McEwen were
hosts at dinner Suturday evening. A
brilliant centerpiece of red tulips and
slender tapers of the same color was
iised, and cards decorated with tulips
marked the eight covers. Following
dinner bridge was the diversion, Mrs
Gertrude Strand holding high score.
Those enjoying the hospitality of Mr.
and Mrs. McEwen were, Miss Min
nie Crooks, Mrs. Gertrude Strand,
Dr. Joe Brennan, John Kilkenny, all
of Pendleton and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
London Protests to China.
London. The government Tuesday
cabled to Sir Milos Lampson, British
minister to China, the text of its note
to the nationalist government protest
ing against the anti-foreign disorders
at Nanking. It was understood that
the Japanese government also had
cabled a note to Teking and that
American, Japanese and British notes
would be presented soon, probably
The city of Pueblo, Colo., Is, on ac
count of Its smelting and refining
works, one of the smokiest cities In
the world. One winter a traveler
stepped from a train at Denver, and
walking up to a policeman, asked him
the way to a certain hotel. The ofll
cer cast a scornful eye on the man,
who was covered ylth soot and grime,
so that he looked like a chimney
sweep, and laconically Inquired of the
stranger If he were a coal miner.
"No," said the dirty one, "I am not
a coal miner nor a charcoal .burner.
Neither am I In the coal business.
More than that, I am not a negro
"What are you?" asked the police
man, "Lean down," said the man, "and I
will whisper to you. I am a million
aire In sore distress. I have been
through a snowstorm In Pueblo."
DeAutremont Gains Greater Freedom.
Medford, Or. Hugh DeAutremont,
alleged Siskiyou tunnel bandit-slayer,
whose trial for the alleged murder of
Charles O. (Coyle) Johnson ended
tragically with the death of Juror Dun
ham in a mistrial, was granted the
privilege of the freedom of his cell
section in the county jail, and the
corridors around it. Heretofore he
has been closely confined in the
Pauley cell under guard. By the ac
tion of the sheriff he can now walk.
Harriet Weatherson Gets 6-Year Term.
Salem, Or. Harriet Weatherson,
sentenced at Eugene to six years im
prlsonment for embezzlement of funds
from the Florence State and Savings
bank in Lane county, has been re
ceived at the Oregon state peniten
Sympathy Offered France by Coolidge.
Washington, D. C Presidont Cool
idge sent a message to President
Doumergue of France expressing the
hope that the two French aviators,
Nungosser and Coll, who attempted
to cross the Atlantic, would be found
and assuring France that the Ameri
can government would do everything
"humanly possible" In the search for
Miss Cassatt Honored
Mrs. Verne Dudley will entertain
Saturday nt her home near Dayton,
at a bridge luncheon in honor of
Miss Jerry Cassatt and Mrs. Dent.
Four tables will be in play and n
yellow color scheme will be used.
Several Athena matrons will motor to
Dayton for the affair.
Sunshine Club Entertains
A group of Athena ladies motor
ing to Walla Walla Tuesday includ
ed, Mrs. David Stone, Mrs. M. L.
Watts, Mrs. B. B. Richards and Mrs.
11. I. Watts. They were guests at a
bridge tea given by the Sunshine club.
About twenty tables were in play.
Guests at Bridge Tea
A number of Athena ladies motor
ed to Pendleton Wednesday afternoon
and were guests at a bridge ten at
the State hospital, when Mrs. W. D.
McNary and Mm. John Adams were
hostesses, The spacious ballroom
Good WoodGood clear yellow
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cord, all 16 inch cut, at Jim Brittan
place, Reservation Mountain.
Rango for Sale A good second
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reasonable price. Enquire at this
New Weeder See the new Pendle
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For Sale A good milch cow. II.
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Tornado Toll Mounts to Sixty-One.
Itock Springs, Texas. Sixty-one
dead was Rock Springs' toll from the
devastating tornado which leveled the
town. Some of the approximately 170
injured persons taken to San Antonio
hospitals were still in critical condi
tion and it is feared deaths from in
juries will increase the toll. Little
hope Is held out for the decovery of
12. Damage was estimated at ?500,000.
(Equity No. 4318)
In the Circuit Court of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County
M. L. Watts and Homer I. Watts,
William Steen and Naomi Steen, his
wife, and all other heirs at law,
if any there be,, of C. E. Steen,
deceased, whose names are un
known to the plaintiffs; Richard
D. Hamilton, sometimes known as
R. D. Hamilton; the unknown heirs,
if any there be, of said Richard D.,
or R. D. Hamilton, deceased ; Frank
B. Steen and Cora Steen, his wife;
C. W. Steen and Bertha Steen, his
wife; William H. Steen and Beryl
Steen, his wife; May Steen-Roth-rock
and A. B. Rothrock, her hus
band; Grace Steen-Murray and
Hugh S. Murray, her husbrnd;
Maude Steen-Miller, formerly the
wife of Grant Steen, deceased;
Harold Steen, a minor, no 14
years of age, being the only surviv
ing child of Grant Steen, deceased;
and all other heirs at law, if any
there be, of Ralph Steen, deceased,
whose names are unknown to the
plaintiffs; and all other persons
unknown, if any there be, who
claim any right, title, interest, es
tate or lien in, to or upon the real
property described in the complaint
in this suit, Defendants.
To all those defendants above de
scribed as follows, to-wit: William
Steen and Naomi Steen, his wife, and
all other heirs at law, if any there
be, of C. E. Steen, deceased, whose
names are unknown to the plaintKIs;
Richard D, Hamilton, sometimes
known as R. D. Hamilton; the un
known heirs, if any there be, of said
Richard D., or R. D. Hamilton, de
ceased; and all other heirs at law, if
any there be, of Ralph Steen. deceas
ed, whose names are unknown to the
plaintiffs; and all other persons un
known, if any there be, who claim
any right, title, interest, estate, or
lien in, to or upon the real property
described in the complaint in this
In the Name of the State of Ore
gon: You and each of you are here
by required to appear and answer
the complaint filed against you in the
above entitled suit within six (6)
weeks from the date of the first pub
lication of this summons and you will
take notice that if you fail to ap
pear and answer or plead in this
suit within said time, the plaintiffs
above named will apply to the above
entitled Court for the relief demand
ed in their complaint, which com
plaint prays that the defendants be
required to come into Court and an
swer said complaint and state what
claims, interests, or estates they or
any of them have or assert in or to
the real property situated in Uma
tilla County, State of. Oregon, de
scribed as follows, to-wit :
All of Section 36, Tp. 5 N. R. 34
E. W. M. The Nft of Sec. 31
and the Nz of the S'2 of said
Sec. 31, and the S'2 of the SW'4
of said Sec. 31 and the SW'i of
the SE'i of said Sec. 31, AH in
Tn. 5 N. R. 35 E. W. M.
adverse to the plaintiffs and their
interest and estate therein; that tne
Court shall examine into the claims
which the defendants, or any of them,
mav make adverse to the plaintiffs'
interest in and to said real property,
and Dass unon the same, and definite
ly declare, after such examination,
that none of the defendants have any
rnrht. title, interest, estate, or lien m,
to or upon any part of said real prop
erty which is adverse to the plain
tiffs and their fee simple interest
therein, and will further declare and
decree that as far as the defendants
and each of them, and all persons
claiming, and to claim, by through
or under them, or any of them, are
concerned, the plaintiffs are the own
ers in fee simple of said real prop
erty and the entire title thereto; that
plaintiffs have such other and further
relief as to equity shall seem proper
in said suit.
This summons is published pur
suant to an order of the County Court
of Umatilla County, Oregon, made
pursuant to an application of the
plaintiffs in said suit for such order
pursuant to Section 56 of Olson's
Oregon Laws; said order being made
and entered in the above entitled
matter on the 18th day of May, 1927,
and the first publication of this sum
mons is made on May 20th, 1927, in
the Athena Press, a newspaper print
ed and published at Athena, Umatil
la County, Oregon.
WATTS & PRESTBYE
Attorneys for Plaintiffs.
Post Office Address: Athena, Ore
NOTICE. OF FINAL HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned, as administratrix of the
estate of Michael J. Ryan, deceased,
has filed her final account and re
port in said estate with the Clerk of
the County Court of the state of
Oregon for Umatilla County; and
that the Judge thereof has fixed
Wednesday, the 8th day of June,
1927, at the hour of ten o'clock A.
M. as the time, and the County .Court
room in the courthouse at Pendle
ton, Umatilla County, Oregon, as the
place for the hearing of objections
to such final account and the settle
Administratrix of the Estate of
Michael J. Ryan, deceased
Raley, Raley & Warner, Attorneys
for Administratrix, Fendleton, Ore
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perpetual or annual care of lots in
the Athena Cemetery", at reason
ATHENA CEMETERY ASSOCIATION
See:.E. C. Prestbve, Secretary, or Ike Phillips, Sexton.
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