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About The Athena press. (Athena, Umatilla County, Or.) 18??-1942 | View Entire Issue (June 22, 1928)
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June 22, 11)06
R. K. Brady is at his old resk in the
office of the Tum-a-lum Lumber Com
pany. Mrs Edward Manasse has been con
fined to her home with illness a por
tion of this week.
Tom Johnson is located at Rhyolite,
Nevada, and hereafter the Press will
reach him twice a week.
Mrs Donald McKinnon and daugh
ter, Jeannett, leave tomorrow on a
visit to relatives in Alberta.
Mr. Lester O'Harra and Miss Anna
Geberding, both of Weston, were
married at Walla Walla yesterday.
Mrs. P. E. Colbern has been very ill
again, at her home on Fifth street.
She is slowly improving at present.
This is the eamas season and cay-
uses loaded with the succulent Indian
food pass through town from the up
G. W. Bradley, county treasurer
elect, will move to Pendleton in a few
days. He takes up the duties of his
office July 1.
Miss liebcl Tompkins returned last
evening from a two weeks' visit at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave
Vollmer, in Waitsburg, Wash.
A. M. Gillis, A. B. McEwen and
William Tompkins returned yesterday
from Portland, where they attended
the sessions of the Masonic grand
Mr. and Mrs. George Marquis are
preparing to move to Walla Walla
the first of next week, where they will
be at home in a cottage on the Whit
Bert Warren is again on the roll of
Press readers Bert, in his migiation3
wandered from the fold, but now that
he is settled down "for keeps," he
finds he wants the home news.
S. A. Maloney is reported seriously
ill at the home o his son James, in
Pendleton. Mr. Maloney has a host
of friends in Athena, where he reside,
for many years, who hope for his re
The second Annual Colt Show, held
in Athena, Saturday, was a success in
every particular, far beyond the most
sanguine expectation of those having
the exhibition in charge. Over 100
head of horses and colts were in the
parade and on the exhibition grounds.
Mesdames C. A. Barrett, J. D.
Plamondon, Chas. Betts, Geo. T.
Ellis and B. D. Clemons, members of
the Woman's Missionary society of
the Baptist church, went out to He
lix yesterday and organized a society
with a membership of ten. The Ath
ena ladies were royally entertained
and had a pleasant time.
New Mountain Road
The county is grading a new mar
ket road leading from the intersec
tion with the Wildhorse market road
on the Bergevin hill, southwest of
town eastward to the head of Saddle
Hollow on Wildhorse Mountain. The
new road will serve as an outlet for
the settlement east of the old Ryan
grade road, and for a number of
wheat ranches on this side.
QUALITY CASH GROCERY
TRADE AT HOME
Now is canning time. We have a complete line of
jars and trimmings. Fresh berries every day.
PHONE 561 AND FREE DELIVERY
Mrs. Alice Eager, Owner
Cheney Rotary Rod Wecder
The Weeder with the revolving
This manganese rod revolves with a reverse motion that can be
forced from one to six inches beneath the surface of the ground,
this striking the weeds at their vital spot, uprooting them and
laying them on top of the ground.
It will not clog. It leaves no skips. It does not have to be
dumped. The Cheney Rod Weeder does more once over the field
than several times over with any other implement. It is a cultivator,
weeder and pucker combined. It does the work of till three im
plements in one operation.
We have the Cheney Weeders in both the Tractor and Horse
McCUNTOCK & SIMPSON
Rogers & Goodman
Agents in Athena
Farmers Grain Elevator
Grian and Feed
A Full Line of Sperry's Chick Feed
Phone 3S2 LEE WILSON, M'gr.
Self Dump-Light Draft .
Made in 12 ft. Size-No Skips No Bunches No Stop
In a demonstration on the Barrett place the light
draft of this Weeder was shown when it did perfect
work hitched to a 4-cylinder Dodge car.
Swim, buddie, swim!
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Taylor are
driving a fine new Chrysler sedan.
Fred Pinkerton, janitor, has clear,
ed the school grounds of grass and
Mrs. A. A. Kimball of Pendleton
is visiting her daughter Mrs. 0. 0.
Stephens this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Wittaker .of
Pomeroy were visitors in Athena
Tuesday of this week.
Mrs. M. M. Johns was a guest for
a few days this week of Mrs. Joseph
N. Scott in Pendleton.
Enterprise, Wallowa county, will
celebrate the Fourth of July in royal
style. A rodeo is a part of the pro
gram. Cool weather continues through
out the Umatilla county wheat belt.
Barley harvest is on in the Pilot Rock
Dorothy Burke returned from Port
land Tuesday, where she has spent
the past month visiting her father,
K. K. Burke.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McKinsey of
Coffeecreek, Mont., and Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Read and children of Portland,
were guests at the Lee Wilson home
John Davison has purchased acre
age property from Mrs. Laura
Froome and Sheldon Taylor, in the
south part of town. His new hold
ings comprise about four acres.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Craig and Mr.
Craig's parents and brother of Mrs.
Moore, were visitors at the C. B.
Moore home on Sunday of last week.
The Craigs live at Pomeroy, Wash
ington. Mrs. Sabina Morton arrived from
Santa Ana, California, where she
spent the winter with her sister and
has been visiting in Athena and at
tending to her farm interests near
Harry Keller this week sent over
another fine lot of Rainbow trout
from Bend to relatives and friends in
Athena. Harry sure knows how to
catch trout, and he is over there
where all the little ones are big ones.
Leonard Peterson, young nephew
of C. M. Eager, spent a few days
this week at the C. M. Eager home,
enroute from Portland to Dayton,
Washington, where he will spend the
summer with his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Everet Eager.
Mrs. Roy Cannon and family are
enjoying a visit with two cousins,
Mrs. B. J. Spencer, Seattle and Mrs.
R. N. Brown, Victoria, B. C. and a
sister, Mrs. J. M. Bradburn and
daughter Alene and Mary Elizabeth
of Portland, who are spending the
Leo Geissel writes the Press man
that he and Glen Arbrogast are hav
ing a fine time over in ,the Grant
county stock country. Leo has a pony
to ride and expects to go fishing soon
in Camas creek. He may remain over
there all summer. He says hello to
all his Athena buddies.
Mrs. Fred Kershaw has arrived
from Portland, where she spent a
fortnight visiting relatives and
friends. Mrs. Kershaw motored up
with Ralph and Edwin McEwen. Mrs.
Castleman and Mrs. Willaby, whom
Mrs. Kershaw accompanied to Port
land, will return tomorrow.
Just taken out of pit.
$1.00 per sack
J. D. Whitman, Milton harness
dealer will hold an auction sale of
first class new harness Thursday
June 28th. Mr. Whitman is retiring
from the harness business in Mil
ton, and his entire stock of harness
and accessories will be sold to the
highest bidders, Col. W. F. Yohnka
crying the sale. It Is all good clean
stock, the harness being made of
first-class California oak tanned
leather. Sale starts at 10 a. m.,
Thursday, June 28th, and will con
tinue until stock is sold. Approved
notes will be accepted on sums over
To supply established farm users
most complete and up-to-date farm
line in America. Nationally known
food products, spices, extracts, etc.
$10,000,000 company. Will give you
thorough training earn $50 to $100 a
week right from the start. See me
CARL A. PETERSON,
Church of Christ
"The Church for All
Sunday school 10 a. m. Lord's day.
Communion llo'clock. Sermon 11:15,
"To what shall I liken a Christian".
Evening services will be dismissed
for the rally.
Bell & Venable
Phones 125 and 24
Always At Your Service
City and Coantry
and Horse Team Work
Yes We have them for Men, Women and
Phone Your Order To 152
Athena Department Store
For Sale Good bundle hay. John
Tompkins, Helix, phone 16F2.
For Sale A good milk cow. H. H.
Saulsberry, Phone 25F21, Athena.
While You Swim
Leave your car
to check the gas
to look at the oil
toi fill the radiator
to fill the battery
to pump your tires
"Pink's" Place Third Street
"Service with a smile"
THAT SUIT YOU
Made of , good material and made
Right for any purpose you Want.
Fourth Street JENS JENSEN Athena, Oregon
Entire Stock of Furniture
Rugs, Dishes, Linoleum, Etc
Sale Starts Saturday Morn,
June 23, at 10 o'clock
Worth of Merchandise
Beginning at 10 a. m. Saturday, June 23rd we will pass out as the
crowd comes thru the doors, $200.00 in merchandise orders ranging
from 10c to $5.00. They are absolutely FREE. All you have to do is to
line up with the crowds Saturday, walk in and receive your Free
Merchandise envelope. This offer is for the sole purpose of bringing
people to the store. We know when you are inside and see the bar
gains you will lay in a plentiful supply. For such worthwhile savings
may never come again.
Every article marked with tags showing prices. Must be sold regard
less of cost. Fixtures for sale, Store for rent. We quit Closing out Get
E. A. Crockett, Adjuster, Portland, Closing out
N. A. MILLER, Furniture, Athena, Oregon I