i Press Paragraphs Jackie Coogan Standard Theatre, Christmas eve. Henry Dell is again ill, having a relapse from the flu. Donald Haynie of Pendleton, spent the week end in Athena. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Burke were Pendleton visitors Friday. Charles Betts is ill with the Flu at his home south of town. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mclntyre were Walla Walla shoppers Monday. Mrs. Bryce Baker, Mrs. Arthur Douglas and Mrs. Jennie Gross were in Walla Walla Tuesday. Mrs. Paul Lieuallen, Mrs. Fred Pinkerton and Miss Lois Mclntyre were in Walla Walla Tuesday. Mrs. Ora Smith arrived in Athena Sunday morning after spending th past three months in Portland. Another bird dog puppy died this week in Athena. Bert Ramsey is the reluctant loser this time. Mrs. Loraine Shick, who under went a surgical operation at Walla Walla last week, is recovering. Elmer Merritt is home from. Port land, where he went some time ago to have an artificial limb fitted. Harold Kirk is home from Hills Military Academy and visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.W. J. Kirk. Mrs. Max Hopper, Mrs. A. M. Johnson and daughters Blanch and Lois were in Walla Walla Tuesday. Freezing weather, with the ther mometer registering around 12 above zero has been, in vogue, this week. Mrs. C. L. McFadden visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. Carl McConnel, at Walla Walla, Tuesday. The second of a series of dances given by the Athena dancing club, Saturday night was well attended. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cunningham were Athena visitors Saturday even ing. Mrs. B. U. Richards and Mrs. 0. 0. , Stephens were in Walla Walla Tues day. Mrs. Charles Murray of Freewater was an Athena visitor Sunday even ing. Fay LeGrow entertained a number of his friends at a stag dinner, last week. Mr. and Mrs. James Lieuallen were in this city from Adams, Monday evening. E. C. Prestbye has as his guest during Mrs. Prestbye's absence Dr. J. L. Geyer. . A number of Athena people attend ed church services in Adams, Sun day evening. Mrs. Mae Cowan, Miss Pearl Ramsey and Dr. Cowan were in Walla Walla Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Myrick were in Athena Tuesday from the ranch near Myrick Station. 1 he Boy Scouts sponsored a father and son banquet at the Christian church Tuesday evening. Mrs. JtEtiL lilf.'jj!i'jjnd ik'Ughti'r Mary Jane, visited over the week at the Frank DcFrcece home. E. C. Prestbye and Dr. Geyer wer breakfast guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Watts, Friday morning. Mrs. K. J. Burohill of Pendleton visited her daughter Mrs. C. M. Eager, in Athena last week. Mis. Edgar Adair, Mrs. C. M. Eager and Mrs. Loyd Michener were Walla Walla visitors Monday. Mr. ami Mrs. Claire Guerney of Haines, Oregon, are expected to arrive in Athena to spend Christmas at the W. P. Littiejohn home, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koepke Jr., left Athena Thursday for Glendale, California, where they will visit at the home of Mr. Koepke's parents, the holidays. Harold Kirk, Roy DeFieece, Al berta Charlton and Jessiedean Dud ley were visiting friends in Walla Walla Tuesday. Harold Kirk had the misfortune to skid and turn turtle Monday evening at the railroad crossing on Main street, damaging the car to quite an extent, but escaping injury himself. Zane Grey's "Drums of the Desert" Standard Theatre, Christmas night. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Willaby and daughter Marie of Freewater were visitors at the home of Mrs. Minnie Willaby, Tuesday. Robert Beckham was in Athena the early part of the week, from Pullman, Washington, enroute to Portland. Blanche and Lois Johnson are here to spend Christmos holidays with their parents Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Johnson, Leon Kretzer lias returned to Athena after a short visit with his parents Mr. anr Mrs. Lew Kretzer at The Dalles. Mr. and Mrs. Clayson Adams arrived in Athena -Tuesday morning to spend the holidays at the M. L. Watts home. Miss Roma Charlton and Miss Phyllis Dickenson are home from Monmouth Normal school, to spend Mrs. Lee's division of the Baptist Women's Society cleared even $26 at their food sale last Saturday. Mrs. Jess Smith's division will hold their sale on Saturday, January 21. Lawrence Pinkerton and Mr. Ed gar Adair were in -Walla Walla Tues day. Lawrence purchased a Ford coupe. E. H. Leonard of Waitsbursr Pres ident of the Preston Shaffer Milling Company .spent last week end in Athena. The Helix "Red Devils" have scheduled a basketball game with the City of Portland team at the Helix gym, on Saturday evening, December 31. ' The J. T. Club are meeting today at the home of Mrs. Arthur Douglas. A Christmas tree for the members will be. the entertainment feature of the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dudley have returned home from a 10-day visit at Portland. Mr. and Mrs. Dudley were house guests at the McEwen home in Portland. Mr. and Mrs. Clayson Adams are in Athena from Palo Alto, California, to spend the Christmas holidays at the home of Mrs. Adams' parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Watts. Fred Hodgen was in Athena Mon day evening from Adams. He is re covering his health after a serious illness caused by inhaling Carbonate dust in treating seed wheat. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geissel are spending two weeks with relatives in the Athena community. Mr. Geissel is taking a fortnight's vacation from his work for the O. W. R. & N. at Milton. Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Baker arrived home Thursday evening of last week after a time spent in" Portland, Eugene and Coast crties. Mr. Baker received medical treatment while in Portland. The next Etude meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Arthur Douglas on January 5. Mrs. Floyd Finkerton and Mrs. Lawrence Pinker-. ton will have charge of the New Xear urogram. .-. .. . Fay LeGrow gave two stag din ners to friends last week. On Thurs day night he entertained a number of Athena friends, and Friday evening he was host to Pendleton and Walla Walla friends. An interesting Christmas program will take place at the Baptist church, this evening at 7:30 o'clock. Pre paratory arrangements for this event has been under way for some time. The public is cordially invited to attend. Mrs. William Ferguson enter tained the Bridge Club ladies Fri day evening at her home. The regular number of twelve were pres ent, and one guest Mrs. Max Hopper. A very delectable luncheon was serv ed at a late hour by the hostess. Athena students at homo from University of Oregon for the holidays are Wilber Harden, Fred Radtke, Dale Stephens, Lois Johnson, Blanch Johnson, Lois Mclntyre, Ray Dudley. Beryl Hodgen will arrive in Athena next week, after playing on the all star coast team, at San Francisco, Monday. MODEL CLEANERS J. II. IJOOHEK, Prop. PENDLETON, OREGON, PHONE 321 Quick Service and Good Work We Cull for Clothing on Monday uml Deliver on Thursday. Agency at Whitehead's Shop. Jensen's Blacksmith Shop Caterpiller Hitches of All Kinds Weeders Made to Order Ia4 us do this work now, while we all have piety of time, and get it out of the way. Jens Jensen, Athena A pleasant afternoon was spent Friday last by the 0. D. 0. Club at the home of Mrs. Forrest Zerba. A Christmas tree was a feature of entertainment and each member re ceived a gift. Mrs. Cunningham of Pendleton was a guest of the club. Mrs. Lee Johnson assisted the hostess in serving refreshments. On the af ternoon of December 30, Mrs. Lee Johnson, will be hostess to the club members, when a "hard times" party will be featured, and each one is ex pected to come dressed in costume appropriate to the occasion. A pleasant time was had Wednes day evening at the banquet and joint installation of officers of Dolph Lodge, A. F. & A. M., and McKenzie Chapter 0. E. S. Following are the new officers of Dolph Lodge: Clar ence Tubbs, W. M.; Louis Keen, S. W .;C. T. Smith, J. W.; N. A. Miller, Treas.; Kohler Betts, Sec.; Chas. Kirk S. D.; Chas. Schats, J. D.; A. M. Johnsori, Sr. Steward; Frank De Freece, Jr. Steward; Read Hill, Tyler Sam Pambrun, Chaplain. The names of McKenzie Chapter officers were published in last week's Press. Alex Mclntyre had his Buick sedan stolen from its . parking place in Pendleton Tuesday night. The ma phi no va'aa taken hv the thief from be side Omer Stephens' Studebaker sedan which was standing in the adjacent parking space.- the ner iff's office was notified of the theft, The machine was seen as it passed through The Dalles, going toward Portland. While hunting ducks on the Walla Walla river Tuesday, Marion Wan sell had the misfortune to sustain a badly sprained ankle, when he step ped into a hole. Glenn Dudley, who was with Mr. Hansell on the hunt, managed to get him to the car, and they immediately -returned to town. With reduction of the present swell ing, an X-ray examination will be made. Holiday week picture programs at the Standard: Christmas eve, Jackie Coogan in "Johnny Get Your Hair Cut;" Christmas night, Zane Grey's "Drums of the Desert;" Wednesday, December 28, mid-week special, Buster Keaton in "College;" New Year's eve, the big super-special, "Beau Geste;" New Year's night, Lon Chaney in "London After Midnight." Athena high school alumni played the regular school team at the gym Wednesday evening. In the first half, four of Basler's old athletes, Harden, Kretzer, Geissel and Pink erton were in action for the alumni. In the second half, the class '27 team came on the floor and finished the game, the score was lb- 4, alumni. Roy Cannon lost a mule the other day and then he didn't. . Mr. Mule was found down at Havana Station, well on his way to his former home. The reporter has not had an op portunity to interview the mule to find out why he got sore at Roy and attempted to discard his hospitality. Granville Cannon, accompanied by Norman Adams of Long Beach, Cali fornia, arrived home Wednesday for the holidays. Granville drove Ted Roy's car from Corvallis to Pendle ton. Mr. Cannon, Mr. Adams and Mr. Roy are fraternity brothers. Mrs. James Cresswell and baby son came home Monday from Pendle ton. Mrs. J. W. Baldwin of Forest Grove, mother of Mrs. Cresswell, re turned with her daughter, and will remain in Athena for a time. Christmas exercises will be held this evening in the Christian church, with the Sunday school children put ting on the program. A tree will be a pleasing feature of the occasion. Mrs. Rebecca Fuson, mother of Mrs. Alfred Pambrun, died Friday of last week in a Walla Walla hospital. Funeral services were held at Wes ton, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wilson and little son Sam, are at the Pambrun home south of Athena, until after the holidays, when they will go to Pome- roy, Wash., to reside. Fay Pambrun had the misfortune to fall and break his thumb, while skating last Sunday. The W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. Wall . next Tuesday afternoon. Dudley Rogers is home from Wash tucna, 'Wash., for the holidays. HigH3chocrNotes Junior News Staff. Faculty.... Mildred Street Classes Oral Michener Student Body Marjorie Wilson Athletics...: Wilford Miller Grades,. , Pearl Green Entertainment Emma Ringel Alumni Areta Kirk Personal Alberta Charlton Advisor Miss Bateman The Churches Baptist Church Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. fol lowed by preaching at 11:00 A. M. Topic, The Present State of the Question; the sixth in series on Christ in the Modern World. Senior and Junior Young People at 6:36 P. M. every Sunday evening. Song and Praise at 7:H0 P. M. A Christmas sermon entitled, Christmas Rainbow. Young Peoples Mid-Week meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30 P. M. Evangelistic Bible Study every Thursday evening at 7:30 P. M. If you are interested in savign the lost come and join with us, if not en gaged elsewhere, in pre-evangelistic campaign. Sunday school Christmas program at the chuich Friday even ing at 7:30 P. M. December 23. With the seasons best wishes we in vite you to all services. Church of Christ Bible School at regular hour, Lawrence Pinkerton Superintendent. Communion and worship at 11 A. M. The morning message will be. special Christmas message. We are fortun ate to have three splendid boys from California with us for these two weeks. Beginning on Tuesday even ing of next week ther will ha several special services led by these ooys. D. L. Hackett. - Athletics Thp Afhpnn bnv's and eirl's basket ball teams won from the Adams boy's and girl's teams Monday, December 19. The Athena girls, won over the Adams girls by a score of 36-11. The boys won over the Aaams Doys The Athena boys lost a hard fought game by a score ol ia-i:o inursaay night, December 15, when they played the Touchet boys on the Athena floor. The Athena boy played a hard game to the verv end of two five-minute overtime periods. The score at the end of the game was 14-14. At the end of the first five minute overtime the two teams were again tied with a score' of 19-19. The Athena boy's could not come back in the next five minutes and Touchet cut loose with three field baskets making the score 25-19. Tbp Athena Hierh School girl' basketball team won from the Touchet girls by a score of 44-21 on the home t nnr Thursday. December 15. The Athena girls won by a decisive i rr-i. victory over the Touchet gm. . ine game was fast from the beginning to the end with, the Athena girls scoring the first basket The Touchet girls then tied the score, but it didn't Ins- lnno- for the eirls broke loose and ran the score up to 20 points at the end of the first half. The girls p amp harV the' second half with more pep and finally finished the game with a score or 44-zi. personal Emma Ringel was in Walla Walla Saturday. : TWnthv Geissel was absent from school Monday and Tuesday on ac count of illness. SarahBell Jantzen was in Walla Walla Saturday. Kathleen Radtke was absent from school Friday , afternoon on account of illness. t Thena Russel was in Walla Walla Saturday. 1 Mar jone Wilson was In Walla Walla Saturday. . - Alumni Those of--the atomni who are home from college arel Dale Stephens, Fred Radtke, Ray Dudley, Wilber Harden, - Lois and Blanch . Johnson, Lois Mclntyre, from' the University 3f Oregorl, PhyffiSTDickenson, ana Roma Charlton from Monmouth. Harold Kirk, is home from Hill Military Academy in Portland. Mis Elsa Ringel who is attendingO. S. C. will' not be home to spend her Christ mas vacation. Beryl Hodgen will not be home untill after Christmas. Harold Kirk and Wilber Harden visited school Monday December 19. - Entertainment Assembly was held on Friday morn ing in the auditorium. Singing was led by Miss Bateman. Faculty Superintendent Myers returned to his duties at school Monday, after absence caused from illness. . Miss Bateman and Miss Brodie went to Walla Walla, Saturday. The following Christmas program was presented by the Athena schools in the auditorium: Selections Orchestra Stocking Drill 1st & 2nd Grades The Birth of Peace..3rd & 4th. Grades Xmas Lullaby 1st & 2nd Grade Recitation-Xmas Day ; Wayne Bannister Overture The Admiral.... Orcehestra The Night Before Xmas-Shadow Play 5th &6th Grades Recitation-Jest For Xmas Walter Singer Dance of the Snow Flakes(Given by request) 1st & 2nd Grades English Carols-Play r... .. - ., ; ,7th & 8th Grade3 Overture A' Night in June!. Orchestra Song-Star of the East... 7th & 8th Grades Play-"Dave's Baby".....'...High School Cast of Characters Rex Mason, a bachelor... '. Clifford Wood David Thornei, a college mate of Rex ., John Kirk Dorothy Thorite, David's daughter .'....Francis Cannon Bridget, Rex's, Irish housekeeper .......,...Virgie Moore Pete, his colored valet Arthur Crowley Watch value that defiea Mrlaoal Thl Urrehr MUH foRt felled enfrawed 1 19 Jewel i and dependable Bulova , Not in 'lire- sense iM V IE ft Custom only FRED H. BROWN, Jeweler Pendleton. Oregon But with a genuine appreciation of our pleasant associations during the past year, we Extend to you pur best wishes for an Old Fashioned Merry Christ mas and a New Year of happiness and prosperity. Phone Your Order To 152 ; ' ' Athena Department " - & Store I THE STANDARD THEATRE Saturday, December 24 For our Christmas Eve play, we have selected Johnny Get Your Hair Cut Starring 4ack The Kid himself is here in a film' of flying hoofs and throbbing hearts. Fun excitement romance thunder necE-and-neck in the swiftest racing drama' in a long time. Put your bets on, Jackie and it's all over but the shouting! " " - . International News Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c Sunday, December 25 For : Christmas Night Zane Gray's Drums of the Desert Enter! all ye who iove fun! Enroll with Buster, as he starts in "College" It's a fun Panic. Finish with himyou'll gain in Joy Knowledge It's worth a million. He taks the courses. You take the laughs. The happiest of all-Keaton comedies. 1 Pathe Review Admission Prices, 10c-25c-35c Special Wednesday, December 28 Buster ICeaton 4 In His latest picture at regular prices With. Warner Baxter, Ford Sterling and Marietta Miller. By the author of "The Vanishing American!" With the hero of "Aloma" the scream of "The Show-Off and a ravishing new Viennese beauty! Directed by the maker of "Born to the West!"