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F. B. BOYD. Owner and Publisher
Rnme old story: "Arkansas land
and crops covered with flood waters."
Still there is some talk of Hood con
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Athena, Oregon, April 27, 1928
Baseball has its thrills, as wit
nesseth the rally which won Sunday's
game from Helix.
A number of young ladies and
young men have reached a very im
portant stage of their careers in the
Athena High School department. The
period' of their lives has arrived when
they will close their work in the
public schools, and take up the pur
suits which are to qualify them to
perform labors that will confront
them later in life. The graduating
class of Athena High this year
numbers thirteen, and each member
no doubt in looking back over his or
her school work feels a pang of re
gret on reflecting that after gradua
tion exercises, the old school will
know them no more, yet on the other
hand are elated to grasp the diploma
for which they have labored so hard
The falsity of general supposition
that opportunity is on the wane in
this country is exposed in the con
summation of a contract between
Tom Mix, movie actor, and the F. B.
0. producing company. F. B. 0.
gives Tom $3,000,000 for two years'
service. This amount should pro
vide the young man with spending
money and leave enough for a peck
or two of oats for "Tony."
"Big Bill' Thompson has been
given another jolt. His proposal to
"draft" Coolidge into the race for
the presidency has been turned down
by party leaders, and the Chicago
mayor (who is nothing else but) i3
completely without issue; having
been vanquished by ridicule in his at
tempt to foist King George of Eng
land upon the nation as its arch
Baning, California, immigration of
ficers broke up a Japanese trans
portation party the other day when
thev pulled five of the little Orient.
als from a false compartment in a
wheat truck. This is the newest
wrinkle to be introduced by the Jap's
persistent effort to enter this coun
try, but he has yet to try a sausage
"Trail of liquor leads to prison,"
says headline. But more often to a
28th day of April, 1928, at the hour
nt nvnn nVWU A. M. of said dav. as
the time, and the County Court room
in the County Court house at renaie
ton, Umatilla County, Oregon, as the
ngc fnr liPArLnc of said final ac
count and report. . Objections to said
final account ana report snouia De
filed on or before that date.
Dated at Athena, Oregon, this 20th
day of March, 1928.
Ernest A. Zerba, Administrator oi
the Estate of O. W. B. Zerba, Deceased.
Watts & Prestbye, Athena, Oregon,
Attorneys for Estate. M30A27
Just as we expected, the Houston
convention is to be an informal lam
many affair; Mayor Jimmy Walker
of New York, will place Governor
Al Smith of New York, in nomination
for the presidency, leaving nothing
else for the rest of us democrats
to do but formally accept.
Betcha the hardest part of the
Orman-Irisih Atlantic flight was the
milling around in the ice and snow
of Greenly Island, waiting for spare
tin i t s to rennir the damaged Bremen.
However, just over from the auld
sod, the lads may "hae a wee
drop i' the bottle for the mornin
JAMES H. E. SCOTT
Jas. H. E. Scott, Milton attorney,
has two distinctions that will be
appreciated generally, but particu
larly by those other mayors of Ore
gon cities who submit themselves to
the ordeal of introspection. Mayor
Scott has not been absent from a
meetine of the Milton council during
the six years of his incumbency, and
the city over whose administration
he presides has had a gradually de
clining tax rate for municipal pur-
noses since 1923. Accomplishment
No. 2 puts a punchful meaning into
the second half of Candidate Scott s
huUnt slncmn "Lower taxes." He
seeks one of two republican nomi
nations for representative from Uma
Mavor Scott was born on a farm
near Pontiac. Illinios, April 9, 1880;
educated St. Olaf College, Dakota
University, and graduate of Ells
worth College, normal course; also
attended business college, Valparaiso
University law school, and graduated
with law degree from Illinois College
of Law; taught school in South
Dakota and Oregon; for two years
was instructor in bookkeeping and
accounting methods in Manila, P. I.t
hnsiness college: during World War
was accounts clerk in quartermaster
nnms. U. S. A. Married Minnie
Lane Gregg in Milton, October, lyii,
has one son.
Member and trustee of Christian
church; member of American, Oregon
nnrl TTmfltilla county bar associa
tions; member Masons, Knights of
Pvthins and Odd Fellows: member
executive committee Milton chamber
f rnmmerce: city attorney of Muton
1913-1916; taxpayer on real and
Mr. Scott is opnosed to an increase
in Omtron trasoline tax without com
pensating increase in gasoline tax
in other states; believes public ser
vire corporations using public high
ways for transportation , purposes,
should pay percent of their gross
pnrnincs for such privilege; favors
neither $3 nor $5 auto license fees,
Kuf. hnlipves some adjustment in lic-
co hnu1H Vih made in favor or. used
cars; favors legislation that would
nrnvide assessor with name and ad
dress of grantee in sales of property,
same to be. noted on tax rolls, so as
to prevent "injustice in numerous
tax foreclosure sales as at present.
( Editor's Note Mr. Scott is well
known in Athena, where he was at
one time a member of the faculty of
the Athena schools. Leaving Athena,
Mr. Scott next engaged in school
work in the Manila P. I., schools lor
Withal the abolishment of the
Turkish harem seems to have had
but little effect there on the art of
osculation. Recently, on the advent
of the first train into a town over
a new railroad, the locomotive was
"smothered with kisses" by the
Mr. Mecklem of Portland, took Mrs.
Mecklem to a party. After the usual
bout. Mrs. Mecklem is in a
hospital whore her bullet wounds are
being cared for and Mecklem is
in jail. Apparently booze and gatts
mix no better than do booze and gas
Compilation of figures by the fed
eral bureau of education show that
private benefactors contributed more
lust vear in support of higher edu
cation than either the government or
students. We were aware of the fact
that somebody was paying for it.
Keening everlastingly at it finally
took Captain Wilkins over the Arctic
His life's most cherished hope has
boon gratified, and in accomplishing
his coal, the world credits him with
having viewed land never before seen
Statement of ownership, manage
ment, etc., required by the act of
Conarress of August 24, 1912, of the
Athena Press, published weekly at
Athena, Oregon, for Oct. 1, 1927.
Publisher, editor, managing editor
and owner, F. B. Boyd of Athena,
Known bondholders or mortgagee,
none. F. O. JBUYD.
Subscribed and sworn to before
me this 24th day of April, 1928.
E. C. PRESTBYE
Notary public for Oregon. My
commission expires July 10, 1928.
for the Farm
TJClTTnir. TO TRKDITORS
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County.
In the Matter of the Estate of A.
A: Mayberry, deseased.
is hprphv Given that the
undersigned has been appointed by
order of the above entitled court,
executrix of the last will and testa
ment of A. A. Mayberry, deceased,
and that she has qualified as the
low lirprta All persons having
claims against the estate are here
by required to present mem 10 me,
with proper vouchers, at my store in
it.hin my months
from the date hereof. Dated April
16, 1928. ,
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wnTTfE TO CREDITORS
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon tor umatina county.
In the Matter of the Estate of Wil
liam H. .Bishop, deseased
Mnt;iA it lnnvahv CTlVPn that the
nubile to uwvHj . , , .
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the above entitled court executrix of
the last will and testament of
William H. Bishop, deceased, and she
has qualified as the law airects. ah
persons having claims against the
estate are hereby notified to present
the same with proper vouchers, with-
in six montns lorm me uulc
of, to me at my home at the Uma-
of my attorney, Stephen A. Lowell
in Despain Biock, renaieum, vi-
SDated this 16th day of April, 1928.
LOUISA S. BISHOP, Executrix.
xmTirr TTIMAI. ACCOUNT
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon for Umatilla County.
In the Matter of the Estate of O. W.
B. Zerba, Deceased.
xt-.: Vi....oKr ci-ivpn that the
...iir,o,i Vma fihvl his final ac-
count and report in the above en
titled matter and tnat me uuuvc en
titled Court has fixed Saturday, the
W. H. Daughtrey
Candidate for the republican
Primary Election, May 18, 1928
"If elected would work for the
best interests of the Taxpayers."
Resident of Umatilla County
about 60 years
Primary Election, May 18
Resident of Umatilla County,
For enforcement of all laws.
If elected Sheriff, there will be
At Reasonable Prices
Special attention given
to Cemetery Work
J, E. Crawley
Phone 363 Athena, Oregon
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ATHENA SERVICE STATION
C. B. MOORE, Proprietor
'County, State and City
Tax Statements Are Now Here
One-half of your taxes should be paid prior to May
5th, 1928. If you have not been getting your tax state
ments thru us, we will be glad to get your statement
for you upon request. Payment of these taxes may be
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