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Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stewart were
Pendleton callers Tuesday.
Mrs. Ora Smith left Sunday for a
two weeks' stay in Portland.
Mrs. Charles Betts has been quite
ill at her home south of town.
Miss Marie Foster spent the week
end at the Sisters school in Pendle
ton. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Foss were
business callers in Walla Walla Tues
day. Clarence Whitcman of Milton was
a business visitor in Athena last
Merle Dickenson of Freewater spent
Monday in Athena visiting relatives
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Harman were
Pendleton business callers Wednes
William Pinkerton called on his
daughter Mrs. Maurice Frazier of
Mrs. Retta Potts and daughter
Myrtle were Walla Walla business
Friends of Mrs. J. F. Herr will be
sorry to hear that she is a patient in
a Portland hospital.
T. P. DeFreece of Walla Walla
spent Saturday and Sunday at the
Sim Dickenson home.
The Athena schools were closed
yesterday and today for teachers in
stitute held in Pendleton.
Verne Smith of Weston was operat
ed on last week in a Walla Walla
hospital for appendicitis.
Mrs. Clara Burroughs of Pendleton
was a week end guest at the Marion
Hansell home east of town.
Miss Francis Cannon spent the
week end with Sarah Belle Jantzen
at the B. B. Richard home.
Mrs. Marion Hansell entertained
the Saturday Afternoon club of Wes
ton, at her home last Saturday.
Mrs. Lou Kretzer was in Pendleton
last Thursday, where she visited her
daughter, Mrs. Harold Haynie.
Mrs. Lou McNair spent Sunday at
her home here from Pendleton, where
she is employed at Hopf's Garment
Mrs. M. L. Watts was entertained
at the Country club, in Walla Walla
iry Mrs. George Ginn, Tuesday after
noon. Miss Dorothy Gcissel spent several
days this week visiting in Milton and
Freewater, the guest of relatives and
Miss Hilda Dickenson, Miss Edna
Pinkerton, Paul Lieuallen and Mose
Banister were in Walla Walla Sunday
Lee Hiteman and daughter Esma of
Oakland, California, are visiting Mr.
Hiteman's sister Mrs. Henry Dell of
Mrs. D. H. Mansfield and Mrs. Nel
lie Taylor of Pendleton spent Satur
day night and Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs .Bert Logsdon.
Two tables of Bridge were at play
at the home of Mrs. Lloyd Michener
Thursday. P'lowers of pink and lav
ender were in evidence. High score
was won by Mrs. H. I. Watts. Re
freshments were served by the host
ess assisted by Ora Smith and Mrs
C. M. Eager.
Mrs. Arthur Jenkins and Mrs. W
R. Harden motored to Helix last
Friday and attended the funeral of
the late L. D. Smith.
Mrs. Lawrence Pinkerton and Mrs
C. M. Eager were in Pendleton Tues
day, in the interests of a Camp Fire
Girls order in Athena.
There will be a food sale Saturday
October 8 at Adair's grocery begin
ning at 2:30 p. m. given by the Sun
day school of the Church of Christ.
Mignonette Rebekah lodge will be
held Tuesday October 11th. All mim
bers are asked to be present I m
portant business is to be transacted.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Onstot and
two sons of Walla Walla visited Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Johnson Sunday. Mrs.
Onstot and Mrs. Johnson are sisters,
Mr. and Mrs. 0. F. Swanson of
Pendleton called at the Boiling
home Sunday afternoon and stayed
for evening services at the Baptist
Members of the Baptist church had
a real Rally Day last Sunday. A
large number were in attendance for
the all day services and dinner at the
Mrs. Will Kirk has been in Walla
Walla for the past two weeks attend
ing her mother, Mrs. Hess, who is
ill at another daughter's home, Mrs.
A get-together meeting was held
in the Baptist church Friday evening
planning a Rally day. A large num
ber attended and all had a very
Mr. and Mrs. George Banister, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Geissel and
daughter Beverley, of Milton and
John Standige of Freewater were vis
itors in Athena Sunday.
Mrs. F. S. LeGrow who has been
visiting her mother in Walla Walla
during Mr. LeGrow's absence on a
hunt in Northern Idaho, was over
Monday and returned Tuesday.
Little Billie McFadden has return
ed to his grandfather's home in Wes
ton, after being a patient at St.
Mary's hospital for a few days, suf
fering from ptomaine poisoning.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Blew and Mrs.
Katherine Baker of Portland, Mrs.
James Duke and Mrs. Mary Hopper
of Pendleton were dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Max Hopper Tuesday.
O. 0. Stephens and Nat Kimball of
Pendleton returned Sunday evening
from Eugene where they spent a few
days with Dale Stephens, son of Mr.
Stephens, who is a student at the
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Zerba and
two sons returned Monday night
from Grants Pass, where they spent
a couple of weeks at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Stockstill parepts
of Mrs. Zerba. Mr. and Mrs. Zerba
drove to sunny California, before
Mrs. James Cresswell is the hon
or guest this afternoon at a delight
ful Bridge luncheon at the home of
Mrs. Francis Lieuallen of Adams,
where Mrs. Penn Harris was assist
ant hostess. The guests are Mrs.
Maude Logsdon, Mrs. Lela Zerba
Mrs. Alma Ames, Mrs. Belle Hopper,
Mrs. Mae Douglas, Miss Edna Pink
erton, Miss Hilda Dickenson and Mrs.
lone Cresswell of Athena, Mrs. Laura
Lieuallen of Adams, Mrs. Frank
Yenney of Walla Walla and the host
esses. Mrs. Lowell Harder and daughter
spent the week end with Mrs. Hard
er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
DeFreece. Sunday afternoon the
party with W. J. Kirk motored to
Friends of Rev. Carol Fairbanks
will be interested to know he with
his bride is soon to be located in
Waitsburg, Washington, where he
will have the pastorate in the First
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dell, Lee Hite
man and Miss Esma Hiteman com
posed a party who went to Walla
Walla to see the Dempsey-Tunney
fight pictures now featured at the
Rev. Dwight Hackett organized a
High School Notes
Junior News Staff.
Editor Alberta Charlton
Classes Pearl Green
Faculty Wilford Miller
Alumni....! Oral Michener
Athletics Weldon Bell
Student Body Emma Ringel
Society Mildred Street
Grades Areta Kirk
Personal..., Marjorie Wilson
Advisor Miss Bateman
The Athena high school football
team was defeated 21-0 Friday, Sep
tember 30, by Waitsburg, on their
home field. Waitsburg started the
game by getting a touchdown during
the first few minutes of play. The
ball was fought for all over the field
Boy Scout Troop last Friday evening. the rest of the game but
There are nine hova pnrnlloH nnrl vvalusourS Pul ver lwo Inore
We are equipped to furnish either
perpetual or annual care of lots in
the Athena Cemetery, at reason
ATHENA CEMETERY ASSOCIATION
See: E. C. Prestbve, Secretary, or Ike Phillips, Sexton
pledged. There is room for more.
Boys interested report to Scout Mns
tr Dwight Hackett.
Mrs. M. M. Johns arrived home
Monday from a months' visit in Port
land and Vancouver, where she ac
companied her son, Melville and fam
ily when they left for their home in
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Tucker
of Tillamook, are sympathizing with
the young couple in the loss of a
baby, still born to them on Septem
ber 27. Mrs. Tucker was formerly
Katherine Mclntyre of this city
The first meeting for the fall sea
son of the 0. D. 0. club will be held
this afternoon at the home of Mrs,
Virgil Zerba. Plans for the coming
season will be discussed and it is ex
pected that all members will be pres
Mrs. fern btocKstiu met witn a
peculiar accident Monday when in a
friendly scuffle, she had the second
finger of her left hand fractured.
Uttering no complaint, she made a
quiet visit to the doctor who set the
A Theatre party consisting of Ar
nold Wood and son Clifford, Fay
Pambrun and Herman Geissel were
in Walla Walla Sunday evening and
attended the showing of the Demp
sey-Tunney fight pictures at the Am
Mr. and Mrs. George Roller of
Baldwin Park, California, who have
been here visiting Mrs. Roller's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Gagnon,
left Monday for their home. Mrs,
Roller will be remembered as Miss
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Michael of Port
land arrived in Athena Sunday, and
are guests at the Boyd home, and al
so of friends in Weston. In company
with F. B. Boyd, Mr. Michael left
Monday for Thomas creek where they
will hunt during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R.Davidson and
daughters left Saturday morning for
Pueblo, Colorado, to reside. Mr.
Davidson will have charge of a
Skaggs store in that city. Mrs. Dav
idson is the daughter of Rev. and
Mrs. Bollinger. They have been lo
cated in Milton heretofore.
Mrs. Stella Keen was hostess to
the Christian Missionary society
Wednesay afternoon, when sixteen
ladies were present. Mrs. J. T. Mi
chael of Portland was a visitor. The
program, was led by Mrs. J. W. Pink
erton, and the hostess was assisted
in serving by Mrs. R. A. Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Sparks, of
Vancouver, Washington, were in the
city the first of the week, guests of
Mrs. M. M. Johns and Mr. and Mrs.
Flint Johns west of town. They ac
companied Mrs. Johns up from Port
land Monday and returned home
downs, one in the third quarter and
one in the last few minutes of play.
The girl's basketball team elected
Ethel Pittman as Captain, and Dor
othy Geissel as Athletic Manager.
The boy's gym class has been box
mg and playing basket ball, since
the weather will not permit them to
Miss Sellars, accompanied by Mrs.
H. A. Barrett and Genevieve motored
to Walla Walla Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Miller accom
panied by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Toole spent Saturday in Walla Wal
Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Miller accom
panied by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Toole spent Sunday at the Art Doug
las ranch west of Athena.
Miss Bateman and Miss Brodie
spent Saturday in Pendleton.
Norman Mclntyre has returned
from U. of 0.
Miss Hazel Johnson, class of '23
who now resides in Portland, has
been very ill. She is convalescing
from a mastoid operation.
ranville Cannon has been pledged
to Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at
0. A. C, and Ray Dudley has been
pledged to the Sigma Nu fraternity
Lorain Shick and wife attended the
foot ball game between Athena and
Phyllis Dickenson has returned to
Monmouth for her second year.
The Freshmen class held a meet
ing Wednesday to discuss the wein
er roast, which was held at their us
ual place, Weston Dam, Wednesday
evening October 5th.
Those having the four best Typing
I papers for the week ending Septem
ber 30 were: Helen Hansell. Emma
Ringel, Areta Kirk and Pearl Green.
The usual assembly of the four
high school classes was held Friday,
September 30, 1927, at 9:00 A. M.
in the high school auditorium. Songs
were sung including "Oregon, My
Oregon," the Oregon state song,
which the high school is learning.
Speeches pertaining to the game at
Waitsburg were made by the foot ball
manager, George Gross, the yell lead
er, Thena Russell, and the president
of the student body, Ray Johnston.
Those who received a grade above
ninety in the 3rd grade were: Betty
Venable, 95 and Virginia Eager 94.
Those receiving grades above nine
ty m the fourth grade were: Doris
Wednesday, visiting at Hermiston en Jenkins, 92; Morine Edger, 92; Fran-
route home. CIS !5tout 5,3 ; Genevieve Barrett, 93.
Walter Mueller who t,,n ! Those who received 100 in deport-
in Athena in 1923, has returned from
four years study of music in Leipsic,
Germany, where he graduated with
honors. Mr. Mueller gave a recital at
the Witman Conservatory of Music
in Walla Walla, last evening. Mr.
Muolerl graduated from Whitman
college in 1923,
The J. T. club was entertained by
Mrs. Max Hopper last Friday after
noon. Autumn flowers were used
profusely in decorating the rooms.
imrtccn members and one visitor
ment in the 3rd grade were: Virginia
Eager, Teddy Miller and Dale Mc
Those who received 100 in spelling
in the 7th and 8th grades were: Max
ine Moore, Goldie Miller. Marjorie
Alberta Charlton, Jessiedeane Dud
ley, Dorothy Geissel, Ethel Pittman,
Thena Russell, Kathleen Radtke, Mar
jorie Wilson, Jack Moore, Armond
were present. Mrs. James Lieuallen liell and George Pambrun accompan-
and Mrs. R. T. Cannon served daintv ied tne football team to Waitsburg
refreshments at the close of the af- rnaay aIteon.
ternoon. Plans were made for a
luncheon at Jensen's Tea Room on 'ss Grace Hill, county Librarian
October 14th afterward they will con- pa' an official visit to the Athena
vene at Mrs. Ralph Cannon's home llDrary "e(lnesday,
in Walla Walla. Those desiring to
go are asked to notify Mrs. Ross
Payne not later than Wednesday, Oc
The Etude club was entertained at I
the home of Mrs. Max Hopper Thurs
day. This was the first meeting of
the season and was a home cominir
day, when letters from former mem
bers and members who could not at
tend were read and enjoyed by all. A
short program, sponsored by Mrs.
Lorraine Pinkerton and Miss Edna
rinkerton was rendered. After busi
ness transactions led by Mrs. Vervn
Baker, President, delightful refresh-
ments were served by the hostess,
Mrs. Puikerton and Mis Pinkerton.
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THE STANDARD THEATRE
Saturday, October 8
A picture that Throbs to the Heartbeats
Starring Rod LaRocque and Delores Del Rio
Sweeping! Thrilling! Tremendous! Tolstoy's famous classic picturized with
emotional power never before seen on the screen. See the romance of a
Prince of the Blood and a Girl of the Soil, how in the sorrow he brought her,
and her penance, they found Resurrection. A dramatic production that will
linger long in your memory. -
Admission Prices, 10c-35c-50c
Sunday, October 9
Gene Stratton-Porter s
A Monumental Epic of the American Family
"Laddie" as well as all of Mrs. Porter's other great novels has been made in
to a clean motion picture. "Laddie" tells a fine, wholesome, vigorous story
of love and family, life an a typical American small town and pays tribute to
the ties and traditions of the American family.
Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c
Wednesday, October 12
The Son of the Sheik
The Sequel to "The Sheik"
Ah! Here is Romance here is love such as only Valentino could portray it.
Here is a bon of the Sheik who is a greater master than was his father be-'
lore him. An eye feast of virile action, colorful settings and glowing clim
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