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William Boyd in "Skyscraper
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
H. A. Barrett transacted business
in Milton, Tuesday.
W. H. Morrison, Pendleton realty
dealer, was in Athena Wednesday.
Mrs. Bert Ramsay has returned
from a visit with relatives at Condon.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. DeFreece were
recent visitors at the Sims Dicken
The Baptist Missionary society met
at the home of Miss Ruth Williams
Relatives gathered at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Smith Sunday
and enjoyed a family dinner.
Clay Jackson will farm the Frank
Jackson ' place west of Athena, re
cently vacated by H. M. Saulsberry.
The Methodist Missionary society
will hold a cooked food sale at the
Athena Hotel, Saturday afternoon.
See William Boyd in "Skyscraper at
the Standard Theatre tomorrow night.
Some picture, say those who have
seen it. -
City Marshal Taylor, who has come
near being on the sick list for some
time, is feeling' much better the last
Jim Hodgen has returned to work
at the Standard Oil plant, after an
enforced layoff on account of infec
tion in his right foot.
A. L. Swaggart is up from his
home at Portland, to remain until
seeding operations are completed at
his farm north of Athena.
Bryce Baker, Dean Dudley, Jens
Jensen of Athena, and Otis Adams
of Weston, hunted for deer over the
week-end in the John Day country.
J. F. Huffman has been engaged
this week in cutting and shocking
the Lee Hiteman bean crop, west of
town. Mr. Huffman will also thresh
the bean crop.
Miss Hilda Dickenson spent the
week-end at the new farm home of
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cockburn, north
of Waitsburg. Mr. Cockburn's farm
operations will comprise 1500 acres.
Harry Keller and Charles Taylor
of Bend, traversed the fields north of
town Sunday, in quest of the wily
chink, in company with Marion Han
sell, Glenn Dudley, Mose Bannister
and Fred Boyd.
Clarence Wood of Litell, Washing
ton, was an over Sunday visitor at
the home of his uncle, F. B. Wood,
local agent for the Northern Pacific
Railway company. Mr. Wood is a
Lake Beckner, brother of Till and
Fred Beckner, is on a visit here. He
recently returned from Shanghai,
China, where he served in Uncle
Sam's naval forces. Mr. Beckner's
home is in West Virginia.
Mrs. C. M. Eager spent Sunday
visiting her mother, Mrs. Eliza
Burchill in Pendleton. Mrs. Burchill
will leave November 9 for Honolulu.
She will make the trip with the Port
land Chamber of Commerce group.
C. M. Jones
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Truck Beds Built to Order
Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Chamberlain
were in Athena Wednesday moving to
Pendleton to reside for the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Leighton Steele of
Portland have been house guests
this week at the home of R. B. Mc
Ewen. Dr. Cowan of Athena, Raul Morri
son of Adams, and Tom Boylen of
Pendleton, drove down to Eugene and
witnessed the football game Satur
Portland naners announce the
death of Mrs. George Proebstel,
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widow of the late Senator ueorge
Proebstel, Senior, at her home in
that city last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Saulsberry and
son, are leaving for Bryn Mawr,
Washington, to reside in the future.
Mr. Saulsberry will be employed with
a corporation which is establishing
an amusement park at that place.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Scott were
guests of their daughter, Miss Mar
f So nff nn University of Oregon
campus Saturday and witnessed the
Oregon-Stanford football game. r.
Scott was present at the annual Dad's
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koepke Sr.,
and daughter, Miss Dorothy Koepke,
been spending several
weeks at the farm home southeast of
Athena, contemplate leaving tor tneir
home at Glendale, California, by
motor next week. -
TViia wfiok Flint Johns purchased
three new model McCormick-Deer-
irnr rain drills, which he Will group
behind his 30 Best Caterpillar, when
he begins to seed. Everytning run-,
ning just right, Flint expects to
seed around 100 acres per day.
Members of the Baptist cnurcn ana
a number of friends tendered an in
fnrmnl repention to Pastor and Mrs.
Dow at the Baptist parsonage, Tues
day evening, where about fifty per
sons werfi nresent. Games were play
ed and refreshments were served to
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Therreon were
week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.
O. Read on their way to reside in
Spokane after being in Pendleton
RPveral vears. Mr. Therreon had a
possition with the Taylor Hardware
company and Mrs. iherreon is a
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Driskell and
family of Dayton, G. W. Staggs, Mr.
and Mrs.R. C. Beamer and Mr. and
Mr .Tamps Beamer and family. Mr.
and Mrs. Emery Staggs and daughter
Lucille were dinner guests recently
nf Mr. and Mrs. Jess Gordon at their
country home north of Athena.
Dudley Rogers is at present em
ployed in the Rogers & Goodman
hardware and implement store. Dud
ley, who has been employed during
the past year on a ranch near Wash
tucna, Washington, came down some
time ago, to drive a combine team in
the filming of the picture, "Our Daily
Miss Dorothy Koepke left Wednes
day evening for Portland where she
will spend several days visiting
friends. She will be joined the first
of next week by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Koepke and the party
will motor to their home in Glen
dale, California. They have been
visiting their son Henry tor tne past
siy WPP Vs.
Members of the Athena Bridge club
were invited Tuesday afternoon, to
thn attractive home of Mrs. ri. 1
Wntta on South Third Street. Autumn
flowers were used effectively about
the rooms where the three tables were
in nlav. Mrs. M. L. Watts held high
club score and Mrs. Glenn Dudley
was presented with the guest prize
Mrs. KershaW received the consola
tion. The hostess served delicious re
freshments at the tea hour..
Clara Bow in "Get Your Man"
Standard Theatre, Sunday night.
Mrs. Will Piper visited Walla Wal-
fa friends Tuesday.
Mrs. Theresa Berlin was a Walla
Walla visitor Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. McPherson were
dinner guests at the Al Johnson home
H. A. Sweet, Route No. 2 Weston
has joined the Athena Press family
of readers. !
Arnold Wood is serving as a jury
man at the present term of the cir
Mrs. Mary Tompkins, mother of
John Tompkins, is ill at Hot Lake
A new street light has been placed
at the intersection of Jefferson and
Fourth streets. -
Mrs. John Harder, who has been
afflicted with rheumatism for some
time, is improving at present. ':
Miss .Helen Hansell has changed
her address to 614 Campus Avenue,
W. S. C. Pullman, Washington. j
Bert Logsdon and Lloyd Aiken of
Freewater, have gone on their second
deer hunt in the mountains south
east of Union. '
Raymond Bannister spent several
days hunting deer oils Nine Mile
Ridge, staying with Clarence Ross, on
the Umatilla river.
A large quantity of Iris is planted
in Athena flower gardens this fall.
Iris grows well in Athena soil and
beautiful blooms were grown here"
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Barrett enter
tained at dinner Sunday, Mrs. M. M.
Johns, Mrs. Jacob Proebstel of Port
land, and Mr. and Mrs. Ayer of Wal-
Mrs. Lila Kirk and son John have
returned from a few days visit to
Portland. John has recovered from
the injury received recently in foot
ball practice. '
The Wauna Campfire Girls are very
thankful to R. A. Thompson, who
kindly donated the use of the vacant
Civic Club rooms, for the meeting
place of the group.
Miss Lena Ridding of Heppner, ac
companied Mrs. Swift home from the
teachers institute at Pendleton, Sat
urday. Miss Ridding is a teacher in
Morrow county schools.
W. S. Wade, district traffic super
intendent for the Pacific Telephone
& Telegraph company, accompanied
by Mrs. Mcintosh, chief operator of
the Pendleton exchange, visited the
Athena office Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moore and sons
motored to Pomeroy, Washington
Saturday afternoon, returning Sun
day evening. They were accompanied
home by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Craig
and children. Mr. Craig is a brother
of Mrs. Moore.
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Mr. and Mrs. Rov Blodget of Til-
amnok visited last weelt-end at the
home of Mr; and Mrs. B. D. Taylor.
Mr. Blodget was recently tne owner
and publisher of a Tilamook news
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Henry Koepke, Jr., ' and Miss
Dorothy Koepke were hosts, Sunday,
at a hunting party at the attractive
Koepke place south of Athena.
Guests from Walla Walla and Pen
dleton enjoyed the hunting followed
by dinner served at two thirty. Those
present included Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Robinson, Mr. and Mrs.
Murphy, Mrs. Jane Temple Mr. and
Mrs. tes Gibbs, Dr. J. P. Brennan,
John Kilkenny, Mr. and Mrs. Bus
Byers, Mrs. Gertrude Strand, Mr. and
Mrs. R. B. McEwen, Mr. and Mrs.
Glenn Dudley, Miss Maurine Elrod
and Mr. Crandall of Portland.
Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton was host
ess to the J. T. Club on Friday,
October 5th, when nineteen members
were in attendance. Also three
visitors were present, Mrs. M. L.
Gray, Mrs. Lyle Gray, and Miss Vira
Morrison of Weston, being invited
guests. Mrs. Pinkerton's rooms were
tastefully decorated : with Autumn
flowers, lending an added piquancy
to the toothsome dainties served by
Mrs. Arthur Douglas, and Mrs. Will
Piper of Helix. The next meeting will
be held on Friday, October 19 at the
home of Mrs. Zeph Lockwood.
The Etude Club held their first
meeting of the season October 4th at
the home of Mrs. Lloyd Michener
with Mrs. Max - Hopper and Mrs.
Bryce Baker in ' charge of the pro
gram for the day. Mrs. Michener
tendered her resignation as president
of the club and Mrs. Laurence Pink
erton resigned - as -director. - The
vacancies were filled by Mrs. Lewis
Stewart, president; Mrs. M. I. Miller,
vice-president; and Mrs. David Stone,
director. A large number were in
attendance and much enthusiasm was
showed for the new year. The next
meeting .will be October 18th at the
home of Mrs. ' Lewis Stewart, with
Mrs. A.-W. -Douglas and Mrs; Lloyd
Michener in- charge of the' program
for the day. Antonin Dvorak and
his compositions will be the subject
for the day. Roll call will be answer
ed by witty jokes. Each member is
expected to come prepared.
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