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Mary Pickford in "My Best Girl"
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Mrs. Charles Norris has been ill
this week, but is better at present.
Miss Blanche Johnson has been a
guest of friends in Portland this
George Lieuallen has leased the
Walter Adams ranch, southwest of
Miss Hortense Baker has been over
from Weston this week, visiting with
Howard Drew, well known life in
surance agent, was in town Wednes
day from Pendleton.
Lawrence Knight will go this week
to Portland, where he will attend the
Mohler Barber school.
Mrs. W. H. Reeder is here from her
home at Tacoma, visiting her son
O. H. Reeder and family.
Tom Mosgrove, Milton-Freewater
merchant, was a business visitor in
Athena Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. II. Wade LeRoy have
moved to Mrs. Minnie Willaby's farm
residence, west of Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones are en
tertaining Mrs. Charles May and
daughter, of Ashland, this week.
Mrs. M. J. Fletcher of Portland, is
visiting at the home of her brother,
W. W. McPherson, in Athena.
"The Mysterious Lady"
Standard Theatre, Sunday Night,
Homer Watts and his threshing
crew expect to complete a long and
successful harvest season, tomorrow.
Miss Esma Hiteman will spend the
winter with her cousin, Mrs. Amiand
de Merritt, attending school in Walla
Jack Perry, pastor of the Christian
church, finished his work Monday
with the Floyd Pinkerton threshing
Floyd Pinkerton finished threshing
his spring-sown grain west of town,
Tuesday, obtaining a satisfactory
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Barnes of Wes
ton, spent Sunday night at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Boyd in
Mrs. Charles Kirk and daughter
Areta will visit relatives and friends
in the Willamette valley for a couple
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hand are
employed on the D. T. Stone farm,
west of Athena, taking up their
duties this week.
Miss Helen Butler of Dallas
is a guest at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Homer I. Watts. Miss Butler is
a niece of Mrs. Watts.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Knox, August 11, 1928, at Heppner,
Oregon, a daughter. The little Miss
has been named Cora Ann.
Mrs. Sarah Bowles is visiting
friends at Wenatchee, after which
she will go to Montana, to spend a
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few weeks at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Grover Bowles near Philips
burg. Mrs. A. A. Kimball was hostess at
a luncheon Wednesday, at her home
in Pendleton, to which a number of
Athena matrons were invited.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Venable have
moved into the Arthur Shick resid
ence on the West Side, vacating the
Dell cottage on High street.
Word was received by Mrs. J. F.
Wilson from her son Roland, that he
and Mrs. Wood arrived in Waukesha,
Wis. August 4, after a very nice trip.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dudley were
down from Bingham this week and
were accompanied back by Mrs. Nel
lie Taylor who will spend the week
Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. A. Duffield this week were Mr. and
Mrs. C. M. Rea of Portland, who
were en route home after a trip to
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Frazier are
members of a party who are visit
ing Crater Lake and other scenic
points of Western and Southern Ore
gon, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zerba and
son and daughter moved Tuesday to
the C. L. Woodward farm west of
Athena, where Mr. Zerba will assume
the duties of ranch foreman.
Mrs. F. B. Boyd and Mrs. M. M.
Johns returned from Bingham Fri
day last, where they spent a week
with Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dudley in
their cottage at the Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Zerba, ac
companied by Miss Lois Smith, left
for Grants Pass yesterday by auto, to
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles! Stockstill, parents of Mrs.
Mrs. Hammer, mother of Mrs.
Arthur Rigby and Kyle Long, former
well known residents of Athena, died
suddenly at her home in Pendleton,
Thursday night and was buried
Saturday. , - -
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Perry ana
children spent a portion of the week
at Bingham Springs, where a con
ference of the ministers of the Chris- i
tian church of the county, is being
held this week.
Claude Sanders is here from Port
land, visiting at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Sanders.
Claude is employed by an electrical
firm at Portland, and is here on his
The August meeting of the Chris
tian Missionary society was held last
Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Lew
McNair. with about a dozen mem
bers present. After the business and
devotional session, refreshments were
Lee Meyer, Superintendent of the
Athena schools came up from Marsh
field and spent a couple of days in
Athena on school matters. He re
turned to Marshfield and with his
wife, will come to Athena about
Mrs. Nellie Taylor, who recently
moved from Pendleton to Walla Wal
la to reside, has been visiting friends
in Athena this week. Tuesday eve
ning, Mrs. M. M. Johns entertained
Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Zeltha Mcln-
tyre at dinner.
Ralph Saling, who is at Weston
from California, visiting relatives,
and John Lumsden of that city, will
make an automobile journey to the
Atlantic coast and return. Mr. Lums
den will visit at his old home in North
Carolina, en route.
Mrs. Jennie Gross and daughter.
Mrs. Arthur Douglas, Marjorie and
Aaron Douglas left yesterday on a
motor trip to Whitefish, Montana,
where they will visit Mr. and Mrs.
Grant Prestbye. George Gross is the
chaffeur for the party.
Sabin Rich, well known in Athena,
where he has refereed basketball
games was recently united in mar
riage to Miss Dorris Lay of Minne
apolis. They will reside in Vallejo,
California, where Mr. Rich is a di
rector of physical culture.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Stockstill and
Miss Thena Russell returned Friday
evening from an outing trip to East
Lake, near Bend. Mr. Stockstill had
good success fishing m the lake for
Rainbow trout, as a number of his
Athena friends can attest.
Beginning tomorrow evening, Mrs.
Loraine Pinkerton will be at the
piano in the Standard Theatre for
the Saturday evening programs. Mrs.
Pinkerton is an accomplished pianist,
and the manager of the theatre is
pleased to secure her services.
Roland Richards is the owner of a
new pony, which increases his herd
to two. "Tommy" the Shetland is be-
insr eiven a rest while-Roland is nd
ing his new steed. The selection of
a name for pony number 2 has not
definitely been selected as yet, but
"Pat" seems to be favored at present.
Thursday of last week, at the meet
ing of the Christian Aid society, a
pleasant surprise was given the
quilters when delicious refreshments
were served by Mrs. Starr Charlton
and Mrs. A. M, JohnBon, the ice
cream being made by the former, and
cake by the latter, making a combina
tion difficult to surpass.
Freciuent reports received by W.
L. Rayborn from Portland indicate
that Mrs. Rayborn continues to im
prove says the Weston Leader. Ac
cording to the special nurse in at
tendance, her complete recovery is
confidently expected. Mr. Kayborn
returned Tuesday from a visit to the
patient at Portland Surgical hospitaL
The Weston Iader reports that
J. M. Ashworth recently spent a few
days at his favorite pasbme, fishing
in the region of the Looking Glass
and on Motette meadows. Jim took
the limit in one hour from a Motette
stream, so eager were the finny tribe
to try his lure. From the Looking
Glass he landed a rainbow trout 28
inches in length. .
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