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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (June 15, 1928)
Tim McCoy in "Wyoming"
Standard Theatre, Tomorrow night.
"Now We're In the Air"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
James Beck of Pendleton was an
Athena visitor Saturday.
Theodore Groat a Dayton farmer
was a business visitor in Athena Fri
day. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geissel of
Milton visited relatives in Athena
Mrs. Chas. Cahill of Pendleton
spent Monday visiting her Aunt, Mrs.
C. T. Smith.
A. W. Douglas spent ten days tt
the College i'lace Sanitarium re
Miss Anne Hill of Tacoma, Wash
ington, was a visitor last week at the
J. C. Harwood home.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hirsch and
daughter Patty of Freewater were
Athena callers Monday.
Mm. Sarah Bowles of Walla Walla
spent the week with her daugh
ter Mrs. F. S. LeGrow.
Beryl Hodgen is home from Eu
gene. Beryl is a 1928 graduate of
the University of Oregon.
Tillman Stone is able to he home
again after several days illness at
College Place sanitarium.
Mr. and Mrs. Marcum Anderson
and son of Walla Walla, spent Sun
day at the M. L. Watts home.
The A. L. Jenkins family and Burn
Boylen and family of Helix spent
Sunday on the Umatilla river.
Reports of the first wheat hay
harvest are from Maurice Frazicr,
along the highway near Milton.
Mrs. R. A. Thompson left Friday
for Forest Grove where she will
spend two weeks with her mother.
Mrs. J. A. Lumsden and Mrs Arnold
Wood returned to Athena after'
three weeks trip through Canada,
Miss Henriett Hensen is here
from the University of Oregon visit
ing Miss Lois Mclntyre this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tubbs are
in Portland attending Masonic and
Eastern Star grand lodges, this week
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Wood of Port
land, have been guests at the home
of W. O. Read, Mrs. Wood's brother.
Mrs. Thclma Cox of Endicott,
Washington, spent the week-end at
the M. I. Miller home returning Mon
day. Miss Belle Anderson is home from
Linnfield college, to spend the sum
mer at the home of. her parents in
Mrs. John Vernon Mitchell of La
Center, Washington, visited the old
home town last week, returning home
Mrs. Alma Koontz of Portland left
Saturday for Pendleton where she
will visit relatives before returning to
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cockburn of
Milton spent a few hours in Athena
Thursday visiting at the Sims Dick
0. O. Stephens, and son Dale re
turned from Portland Monday eve
ning. They met at Portland when
Dale came up from Eugene, by appointment.
Bell & Venabfe
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Always At Your Service
City and Country
and Horse Team Work
The Misses Dorothy and Margaret
Lee are home from Cheney normal
school, where Miss Dorothy gradu
ated last week.
The Misses Blanche and Lois John
son, and Lois Mclntyre returned to
their homes here from Eugepe, Sat
Reeve Betts is home from Wil
lamette University, to spend the sum
mer at the farm home of his parents,
south of Athena. ,
Mrs. Lawrence Knox (Savannah
Smith) of Los Angeles, is a visitor
at the home of her parents Mr, and
Mrs. C. T. Smith.
Richard Cowan and son of Thorn
ton, Washington, and Patty Ccwan
of Walla Walla visited Dr. W. G.
J. L. Duffield of Portland has been
a visitor this week with his brother
R. A. Duffield. Mr. Duffield is an
Mr. and Mrs.'M. I. Miller and sons
left today for Corvallis, where' Mr.
Miller will take special instruction
in athletic coaching.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeFreece
spent Sunday at Meacham, attending
the annual Starkey re-union. Several
hundred attend each year.
The annual J. T. Picnic was held
Sunday at Thorn Hollow with a good
attendance. Eats and sports made
the day an enjoyable one.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams in
company with Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Beckner of Pilot Rock, spent a few
days last week on a fishing trip.
Mrs. C. M. Eager and daughter
Virginia left Sunday morning for
Portland, where they visited rela
tives, returning home yesterday.
0. E. Venable and family, drove
to Portland and Valley points, Fri
day. Mr. Venable returned Sunday
but his family will remain for a visit,
Lorena Schubert left Sunday evt
ning for Milton. Miss Schubert ex
pects to spend the summer in that
city in the employ of Lamb Fruit
Mrs. E. C. Prestbye entertained a
few friends at dinner Thursday eve
ning in honor of her sister Mrs.
Joseph Joyce who has been her guest
the past week.
J. C. Harwood has finished paint
ing and calsomining the interior of
the local telephone office and library,
and is now redecorating the home of
Mrs. M. M. Johns.
Betty Eager and Marjorie Doug
las left Friday morning for Dayton,
Washington, where they attended the
Dayton Days celebration and visited
at the E. Eager home.
James Ross, R. B. McEwen and H
A. Barrett spent Sunday in Dayton,
Washington, and vicinity. They spent
a part of the day at the home of Mr,
and Mrs. Theodore Groat.
Mrs. H. I. Watts left Saturday
morning for Portland where she will
attend grand chapter of Eastern Star,
Also Mrs. Watts will visit relatives
and friends while in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Statham and
children arrived in Athena last week
from India en route to England. They
are visitors at the home ot Mr. btat-
ham's sister, Mrs. Clarence Hand.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Huffman spent
Saturday in Walla Walla. Their
small daughter Barbara who has
spent the past week with her grand
mother -in that city, returned with
Glen Dudley and family spent Sun
day at the Dudley camp at Bingham
Glen and Jinks were successful fish
ermen and the trout were good; so
says Henry Barrett, who sampled the
Mrs. Rosa Robbins and son and
brother Mr. Woods, have moved to
Gibbon. Mrs. Robbins, recently sold
her property in the north end of
town to Mrs. Geo. Green, who will oc
cupy the home.
Hazel McFarland who has been
visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. McFarland, left Sunday morn
ing for Portland where she will re
sume her duties in the Meyer and
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Radtke and
daughter Kathleen, left Sunday
morning for Portland where they will
meet their son Fred, who has been at
tending the University of Oregon at
Eugene, returning with his parents
the last of this week.
Farmers Grain Elevator
Grian and Feed
A Full Line of Sperry s Chick Feed
Phone 382 LEE WILSON, M'gr.
Crowley & Son put down a new
concrete sidewalk for C. E. Miller,
Athena stores will remain closed
from 11 a. m. to 6 p. m. tomorrow, on
account of the Weston picnic.
Mrs. Millie Gross and three sons
and Miss Smith of Corvallis were
guests last week at the H. M. "Hale
Roland Kretzer, who ' graduated
from University of Oregon, is in Ath
ena. He has accepted a position at
Peggy Moore, Mildred'Hansell and
Hilda Dickenson were over night
guests of Mrs. Paul Lieuallen Thurs
day night of last week.
Mrs. Russel Baer and children, of
Mt. Hope, Idaho, is visiting at the
home of Mrs. Baer's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Pambrun, south of Athena.
Miss Elsa Ringel, accompanied by
her father and sister, who attended
her graduation at Corvallis, returned
to her home the fore part of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Benson and Dr.
and Mrs. Fulton of Walla Walla, were
calling on Mr. and Mrs. Phil dc
1 Phillips Wednesday evening, at the
home of Mrs. DePeatt.
Miss Ruth Proebstel and mother
Mrs. Jennie Proebstel were visitors
in Athena last Friday. Miss Proeb
stel has taught the past two years in
Walla Walla. Mrs. Proebstel makes
her home in Portland.
Children's Day was exemplified by
the Baptist Sunday school Sunday
morning when a splendid program
was rendered. The young people of
the church attended services at Mil
ton Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Mae Cowan, mother of Dr,
Cowan, has moved back to Walla
Walla after two years spent in Ath
ena with her son. Marguerite Moore
granddaughter and niece will spend
the summer in Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kirk and son
Harold arrived home Monday evening
from Portland, going up the coast
via Seattle and across country home,
Harold is home after the school year
at Hill's Academy, Portland.
Mrs. H. McArthur has returned
from Waitsburg where she visited
her sister, Mrs. E. H. Leonard. Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard recently returned
from a business trip to New York,
visiting New Orleans and other
Southern points en route.
Just taken out of pit.
$1.00 per sack
Camp Fire Girls
(By Hilda Dickenson, Guardian)
The Wauna Campf ire girls were en
tertained by Peggy Moore, Mildred
Hansell and Hilda Dickenson at i
Treasure Hunt at the home of Mr,
and Mrs. Paul Lieuallen in Adams
on Friday afternoon of last week.
The girls masqueraded as pirates
bold and bad. Their costumes were
colorful and entertaining. The watch
word of the afternoon was "Yo! Ho!
Hot and a bottle of rum!" but the
Treasure Hunt revealed the rum as
soda-Don and a bie freezer of ice
Miss Laura Haynie, a campfire girl
from Freewater and Ila Carlyle were
guests for the afternoon.
Valerie Cannon, Laura Ross and
Velma Ross are new members of the
An informal business meeting was
held for the purpose of working up
honors on wild flowers. Plans for
serving a public lunch to raise money
for honor beads and a camping trip
Dainty refreshments were served at
five o clock and the girls ended the
afternoon of fun by taking snap
shots of each other to prove they were
true pirates at a real Treasure Hunt.
Jean Zerba and Arleen Myrick in
vited the campfire girls to come to an
early morning hike yesterday. The
girls left town at five a. m. They
cooked their breakfast along the
creek near Koepke's ranch. They
earned some honors on fire making
and campfire cooking. Their break
fast consisted of kababs; a delicious
compfire secret. The girls returned
to town about ten o clock and went
for a swim in the new pool. Some of
the girls passed the pollywog test in
Church of Christ
"The Church for All"
All services of the Church of
Christ were well attended last Lord's
day, especially the evening service.
Come again friends, you can't wear
the welcome off.
Laurence Pinkarton, Superintendent.
Sunday school 10 a. m., communion
11 a. m preaching 11:15. Subject
next Lord's day, "The Rod of Iron."
Christian endeavor 7 p. m. Young
people cordially invited to attend.
Preaching, evening 8 p. m. subject,
"This One Thing I do." Community
sing Thursday evening 8 o clock.
Everyone invited to all of these
JACK TERRY Pastor.
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In a demonstration on the Barrett place the light
draft of this Weeder was shown when it did perfect
work hitched to a 4-eylinder Dodge car.
Choir practice Tuesday evening.
Regular prayer meeting Thursday,
preaching services both morning and
evening Sunday, all evening services
at eight o'clock, morning at eleven.
Rev. Pratt of Burns, Oregon will con
duct services Sunday.
For Sale Good bundle hay.
Tompkins, Helix, phone 16F2.
For Sale A good milk cow. H. H.
Saulsberry, Phone 25F21, Athena.
Sheep For Sale 70 head ewes and
lambs, September delivery. Phone
Yes We have them for Men, Women and
Phone Your Order To 152
Athena Department Store
Cream For Sale Mrs. W. J. Crabill
will sell cream to a limited number of
customers during the berry season.
Team Work I am prepared to do
all kinds of team work at reasonable
prices. I will give special attention
to plowing garden grounds, CLAUD
For Canning Chris. Thoeny of
Weston is taking orders for straw
berries. He has a fine crop of non
irrigated berries, the best for can
ning. Order now.
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plete line quality Auto Tires and
Tubes. Exclusive Territory. Ex
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Everybody hunts the elusive thrill.
And here is a picture that tracks
the thrill right to its lair. You'll
love Tim McCoy's new, big out
door film, chock-full of wild rid
ing, Indian battles. "You'll be
caught in the web of action and
romance Tim McCoy weaves in
this picture of the days when the
West was young!
NOW WE'RE III THE AIR
"Behind the Front" showed them
in the army. "We're in the Navy
Now" took them to sea. "Now
We're in the Air" presents them
as batty balloonatics, soaring to
new heights of comedy. A sky
quake of fun and thrills when
these two laugh birds take the
Directed by Frank Strayer. Story
by Monte Brice and Keene Thomp
son. Screen play by Tom J
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