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I Prezz Paraoraohs II
Joan Crawford in "Rose Marie"
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rothrock of
Pendleton were Athena visitors Sun
day. Miss Hazel Hopper of Pendleton
was a guest of Miss Pearl Ramsay
Ralph Singer local electricion,
was in Waitsburg in that capacity,
Mrs. Ethel Montague and Mrs.
Flint Johns visited friends in Pend
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd McPherrin of
Walla Walla visited relatives in Ath
ena Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Tom Mosgrove of Milton
spent the week-end at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Max Hopper.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mclntyre, Mrs.
Potts and Mrs Clifford Walker were
Pendleton visitors Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins of
Walla Walla were week-end guests
at the A. L. McEwen home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sullivan of
Pendleton attended the Scotch dance
at Legion hall Saturday night.
Miss Marjorie French of Heppner
is in Athena, visiting at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Orel McPherrin.
Mrs. J. B. Saylor of Butter Creek,
was in the city Monday, attending
the funeral of the late James Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Armond DeMerritt
of Walla Walla visited at the Henry
Pell home Saturday evening and Sun
day. C. C. Proebstel of Pendleton Re
publican candidate for District At
torney was a visitor in Athena Tues
day. Norman Mclntyre who is a stu
dent at Whitman College, was recent
ly pledged to Beta Pheta Pi, frater
nity. Mrs. Vern Smith entertained the
members of the J. T. Club at her
home in Weston, last Friday after
noon. Those who have fished in the Uma
tilla river and its tributaries, report
poor success on account of high
Mrs. E. J. Burchill of Pendleton
spent Saturday and Sunday with her
daughter Mrs. C. M. Eager and
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Zerba and
,1.,,-nVt"". Wnisburg spent the
Mrs. Mue Walker and daughter
of Waitsburg were week-end guests
at the home of Mrs. Walker's brother,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pinkerton were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Little
john at a theatre party in Walla Wal
la Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDonald and
daughter Annabclle and Mrs. Flint
h:i:i an1 "a;i;ily i itod Mrs. Ethel
j! nAngt.e Miiulay.
Mrs. P. ury Tompkins of Lone
Beach, California is spending this
week at the home of her son John
Tompkins in town.
Roy DoFreece after a few days
illness is improved and returned to
school this week. Roy spent last
week at the W. J. Kirk farm.
The Scotch dance at Legion Hall
Saturday night was well patronized,
;n! the VX netted a satisfactory
; iji ifr. swimming pool fund,
now fanners telephone line has
been built on Tine Creek, with Ralph
McEwen, II. A. Barrett, H. I. Watts
and C. D. Morey as the subscribers.
Julius Levy, old-time Athena
merchant, was in town Friday last
meeting friends. Julius is living
near Walla Walla, on a small farm.
Miss Mary Hattell of Pendleton is
here in the capacity of stenographer
at the Preston Shaffer Milling Co.,
in the absence of Miss Foster who is
he We; ton Leader reports that
Mrs. Minnie Gelette who has been
quite ill is improving and was able
to be taken to Pendleton Thursday
C. M. Eager and family and Mrs.
E. J. Burchill of Pendleton spent
Sunday in Dayton, Washington
visiting Mr. Eager's parents Mr. and
Mrs. Everett Eager.
Helix fans liberally putronized the
ball game Sunday and vociferously
rooted for their home team. However,
the deep bass voice of Jim Bryan was
missing in the chorus.
Mrs. Paul Lieuallen of Adams
visited her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Pinkerton Monday morning and
with her mother were Pendleton vis
itors in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Gordon enter
tained at dinner Sunday. Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Beamer, Mr. and Mrs.
James Beamer and family and Miss
Lucille Staggs, of Weston.
Loraine Shiek who has been em
ployed at the Preston Shaffer Mill
lor a short time, was taken suddenly
ill Tuesday morning. A physician was
called and the patient taken home.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Anderson and
son. Mr. and Mrs. Turpening and
Mrs. Goodman of Clinton Court,
Walla Walla were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. M. L. Watts at Sunset Inn, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bond and
children. Marv and Bob of Pendle
ton were guests at the C. M. Eager
home Sunday evening. Airs, uurc
hill, mother of the ladies, returned
Athena schools are not represented
in the district or county track meets
this year. Due to lateness of the
season, weather conditions prevent
ed proper training, with the result
that it was decided not to attempt
participation in the events.
Zane Grey's "Nevada"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
The Senior class of Athena High
School will hold a cooked food sale
at Steve's Grocery, Saturday morn
ing at 10 o'clock.
Edward J. Warren, for three years
assistant principal of Pendleton high
school, has been elected superin
tendent of the Weston schools. R.
A. Nixon was re-elected as director
James Wilson met with an accident
Sunday, while riding a motorcycle
near the Koepke farm, it turned
turtle, giving James a bad knee
bruise making it necessary to use
crutches for a time.
Mr. Archie and Marvin Bayles and
Mrs. Bayles, mother and brothers of
Mrs. H. M. Hale of Brownsville are
visiting at the Hale home, having
been called here on account of the
illness of little Mary Jean.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Logsdon and
daughter Dona and Lawrence Stamp
er spent Sunday at the Delbert
Barger home near Walla Walla,
Lawrence visited his sister and
brother while there.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Scott of Pend
leton were in Athena Monday, at
tending the funeral of the late James
Scott of California. The deceased
was an uncle of Mr. Scott and Mrs.
Retta Potts of this city.
Gary Cooper, new screen star who
is the hero in the big picture "Beau
Sabreur," has the leading role in
Zane Grey's "Nevada" which comes
to the Standard Theatre, Sunday
night. Thelma Todd has the leading
The W. C. T. U. met with Mrs.
Jesse Gordon Tuesday afternoon with
nine in attendance. Mrs. Ralph
Haynie of Burns, was a visitor. A
short program was followed by re
freshments served by Mrs. George
Banister and Mrs. Louis Stewart.
Joan Crawford and James Murray,
supported by House Peters, have the
greatest parts in all their screen
career in "Rose Marie," one of
Metro-Goldwyn's finest pictures of
the year, which will be presented at
the Standard Theatre tomorrow
The 0. D. 0. Club met last Fri
day at the home of Mrs. Jesse Gor
don with 16 members present and
three .visitors present. After a few
social . hours, refreshments were
served by Mrs. Ross Catron. The
neext meeting will be at the home of
Mrs. L'Hiis Stewart.
to furnish farmer customers wil.
the famous International truck. It
is said that for farm use, the Inter
national is taking the lead wherever
introduced. It is manufactured in
carrying capacity to suit the pur
chaser, and is priced right.
Mrs. Roy Beck of Portland, Mrs.
Nellie Montague of Arlington, Ned
Gerking and Ben Gerking, attended
their uncle, James Scott's, funeral
in this city Monday afternoon. They
are children of Mrs. Susie Gerking,
who has beeen living with her brothe;
and will now make her home witl;
Remember the Silver tea to be
held Wednesday May 2nd at 2:30 in
the Christian church basement, by
the Ladies Missionary Society. A
(rood program has been prepared
Your patronage is solicited and will
be greatly appreciated. The proceeds
are to go to the boys and girls Junior
College at Eugene.
The Wauna Campfire girls met
Monday evening on the Fred Pinker
ton lawn. Making May baskets was
the diversion. Twelve girls and
Hilda Dickenson, guardian were
present. A hike up Wild Horse
Creek, is planned for Saturday morn
ing leaving town at 7:30 a. m. pre
paring breakfast on their arrival.
This afternoon the County Sunday
School Educational Committee will
conduct a rally at the Baptist Church,
with Dr. W. T. Milliken in charge,
The program consists of an after
noon session at 2:30 o clock, a pot
luck dinner served by the ladies of
the Athena church at 6:30 and an
evening session at 7:30. Everyone
is invited to attend.
Rebekah lodge met Tuesday eve
ning with a good attendance. Mrs.
Colin Harden and Mrs. Verva Baker
were elected as delegates to Grand
Lodge which convenes in May at
and Mrs. Lilla Kirk was
elected as alternate. Games were en
InvoH nnd daintv refreshments were
served by Mrs. Bell Pinkerton, Koma
Charlton and Phvllis Dickenson.
The young man who caught for
the Helix team m bunday's game,
wns a son of the late Jesse Vaughan.
The father lived in Athena when a
boy, and when he grew up was much
nf n hall nkver himself. In "Yellow
Kid" days, he played first base for
that team when it was first organ
ized. The son resembles his father
very much and plays ball with the
same vim and vigor.
The S. D. Club met Tuesday eve
nine at the home of Myrtle Camp
bell with Arleen Myrick as hostess.
Roll call was answered witn current
events. Mrs. A. W. Douglas was
elected as new guardian to succeed
Mrs. Rnllincrer. A party was plan
ned for May 18th at the home of
Mr. nmitrlas. After business, light
refreshments were served by the
hostess. Next meeting May via win
ha with Mariorie DouelaS.
A. A. Foss has traded his Main
street business building, occupied l ty
h Thnmnsnn Garare. to a Mr. Gal-
whpr nf Freewater. for a 20-acre
alfalfa and fruit ranch near that city.
The place is highly improved ana nas
miuli'i-ii eonveniencics. Mr. and Mrs.
Foss are leaving Athena at once to
reside on the ranch.
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