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Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Eager were in
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kirk were Walla
Walla callers Sunday.
Eugene Schrimpf of Weston was
in Athena Wednesday.
Mrs. Everett Zerba of Milton spent
ilonday visiting relatives in Athena.
Ilrs. Chas McFarland has been ill
the past week with severe ear trouble.
The W. C. T. U. will meet at the
home of Mrs. Cowan, Tuesday after
noon. W. J. Kirk and Lloyd Michetier
spent Monday in Pendleton and
Victor Hirsch of Yreewater was in
Athena Monday attending the legion
Mrs. Ralph Singer spent Tuesday
Alex McRea and John Hendricksen
are here from Portland, preparing for
spring sales of the perfected McRea
Weeder. A car load of these
machines will be unloaded here in
Mr. M. L. Watts left Athena Sun.
day for Palo Alto, California, where
she will visit her daughter and son
inlaw. Before returning home,
tour of Yosemite National Park will
be made by Mrs. Watts, her daughter
Mrs. Harold Fredericks of Pullman,
Washington, is visiting her husband
this week at the R. A. Thompson
home. Mrs. Fredericks has been
student at W. S. C. completing her
work the first of the year.
District Attorney C. C. Proebstel
was in Athena Wednesday from Pend
leton, en route to Walla Walla, where
j High School Notes j
A light rainfall was experienced in njs sister Miss Ruth Proebstel, forrn
the Athena section Tuesday, the first er teacher in the Athena schools is
in several weeks.
E. A. Zerba and family of Waits
hnrtr. were visitors in Athena over
Roland Richards spent the week-end
in Walla Walla, visiting at the Otis
The Athena Study club will meet
next Friday afternoon at the home
of Mis. Lee Meyer.
Mrs. Lila Kirk, Mrs. Ralph Singer
and Mrs. W. McPherson were Pend
leton visitors Tuesday.
MoC.ncA of Walla Walla is
seriously ill in a hospital with intest
Mr. and Mrs. Huffman, Mrs. George
Finch and others from Athena attend
ed an old time dance at Mud Creek
school house, Saturday night. Old
time music was rendered for the oc
casion by Mr. Huffman. Supper was
served after the dance.
City Marshal Taylor 'with the aid
of a couple of assistants, thoroughly
gave the pavement on Main and a
portion of Third street, a flushing
with fire hose, Saturday. The winter's
spending the week with her daughter, I accumulation of mud and silt rapidly
Mrs. A. L. Mcbwen.
Slim Clemons a former resident of
Athena who is now located at La
Grande is here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Adair and
duughters Mabel and Reta were Walla
Walla v'sitors Wednesday.
Mr nnrl Mrs. Victor Hirsch, of I
disappeared down the gutters.
Birthday anniversaries of J. E.
Jones, T. L. McBride and little M's
Vernita O'Harra were celebrated Sun
day at the T. L. McBride home south
of Athena, when a splendid dinnei
was served in honor of the occasion
The combined ages of the three ag-
Freewater were dinner guests at the I gregates 106 years;
J. C. Harwood home Sunday.
Attorney Will M. Peterson, Judge
Fee and Sam Thompson of Pendleton,
were Athena visitors Monday.
Miss Ruth Williams spent the week
end visiting relatives, Miss Williams
now resides in Walla Walla.
Mrs. F. S. LeGrow spent several
days in Walla Walla this week, where
her mother, Mrs. Bowles, has been ill
The M. E. Missionary Society will
meet at the home of Mrs. Wm. Mc
Leod, Wednesday afternoon, February
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Dudley of Day
ton, Washington were visitors at the
Glenn Dudley home over the weekend.
Word received from Mrs. McEwer.
and party say they encountered a
dense fog at the Vista House on the
highway, Sunday on their return to
Portland, making them many hours
on the road and were a tired and
cold party when they reached home
about ten thirty that evening.
Wauna Campfire Girls met at the
home of Dorothy Burke Wednesday
and made candy which they sold in
the evening at the Standard Theatre
during the Boy Scout program. The
Campfire Girls had met Saturday at
the home of Mrs. H. W. LeRoy, where
taffy and other candies were made
for the sale.
Friends of Elizabeth Holiwager will
Will Russell, who is confined in the be interested to know she is gaining
veteran's hospital at Tacoma, is re- in health after submitting to the res
poited to be recovering from his ill- cure at St. Mary's hospital in Walk
r.ess. Walla where she has been in train-
Mrs. A. A. Kimball, mother of Mrs. ing for the past three years. Miss
0. Oi Stephens left Sunday evening Holiwager was a former resident oi
or an extended trip to Portland and Athena and a graduate of Athena
Scuttle. high school, making her home with
Miss Helen Hansell, pupil of Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Richards and
Lilian Fredericks, took part in the made many friends while here;
class piano recital at Weston, Tues-1 Walla Walla Bulletin: The Ednah
day evening. F. Freeman School of Dramatic Art
presented Miss De'.pha Adelle Wood
ward in a dramatic recital, Saturday
afternoon, February 18, at the home
of Mrs. George Woodward, Alvarado
Terrace. Miss Woodward waj assist
ed by Miss Laura E. Woodward
pianist and Miss Thelma Hutsell
danseuse. Miss Wreath Daulton play.
ed the accompaniment for the dance
A few Athena matrons were guests
at an attractive luncheon, given
Saturday at the Elks club in Pendle
ton when Mesdames Roy Alexander,
Henry Collins, Rudolph Crommelin
Brook Dickson, Lynwood Livermoore,
Richard Mayberry, James Sturgis,
Wm. Temple and Herbert Thompson,
entertained about fifty ladies at a
bridge luncheon. Guests from Athena
were Mesdames H. I. Watts, M. L.
Watts, C. M. Eager, B. B. Richards
and F. S. LeGrow.
Miss Alberta Charlton entertained
a group of the younger set at her
and country home west of town Thurs
day evening. Cards was the diver-
Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Read, Mr. and
Mrs. Velton Read and Mr. and Mrs.
W. McPherson picniced at Hermiston
Mrs. Henry Schmitt, who formerly
nided near Athena, was in the city
Tuesday from Waitsburg, accompani
ed by Mrs. Peterson.
Mrs. W. S. Ferguson left Sunday eve
ning for Nampa, Idaho, where she
will visit her daughter, Mrs. Horace
Belknap, and family.
Miss Phillis Dickenson returned
home this week after some time spent
in Portland visiting her sister Mrs.
Henry Knight who resides in that
Mrs. Lilla Kirk, Miss Helen Hansell
and Mr. and Mrs. Lee attended the
piano recital given by Lilian Fred
erick's class at Weston, Tuesday eve
ning. Mrs. Minnie Willaby left Wednes
day morning for Freewater where
she will spend the remainder of the
week visiting her son Virgil
ii. u, wormington or renuieton is sion or tne evening. Uuests were
tiving the Taylor building, occupied Wm. Dickson, Roy DeFreece, Weldon
by tho Rowe'B Cash Grocery, a fresh Bell, Oral Michener, Ralph McEwen,
coat of puint, which adds much to its Dorothy Geissel, Jessiedeane Dudley,
appearance. Ethel Pittman, Kathleen Radtke, and
Mrs. Marion Hansell who was ser- the hostess. Refreshments consisting
iously ill following an operation at of salad, sandwiches, cakes and cof-
St. Mary's hospital in Walla Walla, fee were served by the hostess as?ist-
has been removed to her home, and ed by Ethel Pittman.
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Mr. and Mrs. James F. Twohy of
Portland, visited at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. F. B. Boyd, Monday. Mr.
and Mrs. Twohy were en route home
Mrs. C. H. Smith and Mrs. R. B.
McEwen and sons Edwin and Ralph
loft for Portland Sunday after spend
ing a few days visiting friends and
relatives in Athena.
Mrs. Armond DeMerritt, with her
tittle son, Dell, is in the city from
Walla Walla, and will be a gueset at
the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Dell for some time.
The ladies of the Baptist church
served a bounteous dinner Monday
evening at six thirty to about one
hundred and ten legionaires who were
in Athena attending the conference.
Friends of Jack Moore will be glad
to learn he has recovered from his re
cent illness sufficient to return from
St. Mary's hospital Sunday, where
ho ha Iwon a nationt for two weeks.
Omar Stephens and Marion Hansell, guaranteed.
Athena members of the Pendleton
Gun Club, will participate in the reg
ular Sunday competition against other
clubs in the state that have entered
in the Morning Oregonian's annual
telegraphic trap shooting contest.
Sunday Omar shot over the Pendle
ton traps, while Marion who was in
Walla Walla, shot with the club of
that city, but his score was registered
with the Pendleton squad.
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Songs were sung, and" yells were
led by Thena Russell at the assembly
in the high school auditorium, Friday
morning, February 17.
Mr. Meyer is absent from school on
account of illness.
Miss. Bateman and Miss Brodie
spent the week-end in Helix visiting
with Mrs. Randolph Cook (Gertrude
Mr. Miller accompanied by his
basketball team, went to Weston Mon
day night and won from the Weston
boys by a score of 14-8. He has a
double header scheduled for Saturday
night with the Helix boys, and the
Athena freshman-sophomore girls on
the local floor.
Helen Hansell was in Walla Walla
Eldon Myrick was absent from
school Wednesday and Thursday of
last week on account of illness.
Wilford Miller and Walter Huff
man spent Saturday afternoon in
Weldon Bell was absent from school
Tuesday on account of illness.
Jessiedeane Dudley and Kathleen
Radtke were in Walla Walla Satur
Areta Kirk, Emma Ringel and Mar-
jorie Wilson went to Pendleton Satur
Lorena, Dons and Itol Schubert
spent Saturday in Walla Walla.
Armand Bell was in Walla Walla
A student body meeting was held
Wednesday, February 15, at one
o'clock for the purpose of having all
students register for the courses they
desire to' take next year. After all
the pupils had registered, a "pep"
rally was held for the Athena-Helix
game. Several yells were led by
Thena Russell and the three high
school songs were sung. '
The junior class made eleven dollars
off their candy sale Thursday,
February 16, and eighteen dollars off
the play given by the Stanfield
faculty and sponsored by the class
This money will go toward the junior-
lhose in the fifth grade who re
ceived an average of above 90 per
cent for the month of February were
Arleen Foster, Aaron Douglas and
Those in the sixth grade who re
ceived an average of 90 per cent for
February were: Mary Jane Miller
and Walter Singer.
A Washington's birthday program
will be given in the auditorium Fri
day, February 24, by Miss Sellar's
first and second grades and Mrs. Mill
er s third and fourth grades.
Dean Pinkerton and Norman Meln-
tyre were home for the week-end.
Phyllis Dickenson returned home
from Portland, Saturday.
Dean Pinkerton spent Washington's
birthday at home.
The Athena and Helix girls met on
the local gym floor Friday,. February
17 in a hard fought contest. The
final score was 22-14 in favor of
Helix. At the end of the first half
the score was 3-4 in favor of the Ath
ena girls. In the last half the Helix
forwards ware better at shooting and
began to gradually creep up, until at
the end of the game, they were
victorious by 8 points.
The Athena boys won a hard fought
contest with Helix Friday, February
17. Myrick, one of our forwards, was
out on account of illness, but Johns
ton was back after about five week's
absence on account of illness. The
game was pretty close the first half,
but Athena got too much for Helix in
the last period. The game was a
rough one, throughout.
The line ups were:
Athena 17 13 Helix
Gross (3) F (6) Shaw
Woods F Campbell
Miller (9) C (6) Timmerman
Johnston (5) G Mclntyre
Pamburn G (1) Rees
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Superintendent Lee A. Meyer re
ceived the following letter from Prin
cipal Austin Landreth of Pendleton,
expressing his regret that the date
of the Pendleton-Athena game was
confused. Pendleton will play Athena
here Monday, February 27.
February 16, 1928
Mr. Lee A. Meyer
My dear Mr. Meyer:
In accordance with our telephono
conversation we shall send our basket
ball team to Athena for a game Mon
day evening, February 27 at 7:30.
We desire to express at this time
to the Athena High School and com
munity our sincere regrets toe the
fact that the date February 15 be
came confused in our offices.
It is simply one of those incidents
that happen, due to lack of coordin
ation between the departments. Pend
leton High School is grateful to Ath
ena High School for the opportunity
given us to send a team on February
27. It is our hope that kindly feel
ing and good sportsmanship will con
tinue to be developed.
Signed, AUSTIN LANDRETH
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