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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, MAY 10, 1929 ; "
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Ture wi4 :
Bell & Gray
Always At Your Service
City and Country
and Horse Team Work
We Handle Genuine
Up-to-the Minute Bobs
Hair Cuts and Shingles
OUTFIELD'S BARBER SHOP
Mr. Price is ill again at his home
on Fifth street.
Mrs. Sheldon Taylor was in Pendle
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Maney were
Stanfield visitors, Monday.
Mrs. Will Kirk has been ill at
her home this week with hay fever.
Mr. and Mrs. Georee Avres of
Wallula were visiting in Athena Sunday.
Frank Sloan of Stanfield tians
acted business in the Athena vicinity
Mrs. Sarah Jane Bowles has re
turned to her home in Walla Walla
SAVE WITH SAFETY
on her Day
May twelfth is Mother's
Day this year. Don't for
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the famous AKTSTYLE
CHOCOLATES, the best
that money can buy.
$1, $3, $4.50
The best is none too good
for Mother. She certainly
will appreciate these
choicest of pure confec
tions. We will be only too glad
to mail them to any point.
Sold Only at
Assorted Jams and Jellies
35c per pint
Jellies in 1-2 pint glasses 20c
Assorted Cookies 35c per lb.
The Quality Grocery
Alice Eager, Prop.
after spending the week-end at the
home of her daughter Mrs. J', b. Le
Grow. Mrs. David Stone is visiting at the
home of her sister, Mrs. C. L. Wood
ward in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. William Switzler of
Umatilla, were in Athena Monday,
en route to Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dudley visited
at the home of their son Verne near
Dayton, Washington, Saturday.
Miss Dorothy Lee, teacher of Dis
trict 17, was hostess to her students
at a luncheon at Kilgore's Cafe, Mon
day. Mrs. Everett Rothrock had the mis
fortune to seriously cut the fingers of
one hand on a glass jar, the fore part
of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Goff arrived
from Newburg Tuesday, and will at
tend the graduation of their grand
sons, Ralph and Edwin McEwen.
"Adventure Day" was observed in
school district 17 Tuesday noon when
Norbert Walter entertained the pupils
and teacher with a weiner roast.
W. L. Raymond, well known Wes
ton Mountain rancher, recently dis
posed of standard seed potatoes of
the Netted Gem variety, to Hermiston
planters at $27 per ton.
Mrs. M. M. Johns was a 'uest
Sund'ay at a dinner given by Mrs.
Lillian Fredericks at her home in
Weston. Mrs. Fredericks was assist
ed by Mrs. H. Goodwin.
Mr. Joseph N. Scott has returned
from a month's visit at the bedside
of his sister, at Orange, California.
Mr. Scott was in Athena, Wednesday,
looking after his farm interests.
Several Athena friends of Mrs.
Casper Woodward have been invited
to attend a recital this afternoon, to
be given by her daughter, Miss Laura
Elizabeth, at her home in Walla Wal
la. J. A. Ross who underwent an oper
ation at Walla Walla sometime ago,
for relief from stomach trouble, re
cently returned to his home in Ath
ena, and is said to be gradually re
covering his health.
Mrs. J. E. Sharp and son Edwin
Sharp and wife have moved from
Pendelton into the Shrimpf house on
4th street. Mr. Sharp is employed
as engineer with the market road
Mrs. William Harder and daughter,
Mary Jane, arrived from Grass Val
ley Tuesday of this week. After
visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. DeFreece, Mrs. Harder
will go to Milton to live.
When Dr. Geyer returned from
Portland last week, he drove a fine,
new Willys-Knight sedan. The car
is one of Willys-Knight's latest mod
els, and differs considerably in ap
pearance from previous models.
Gail Zerba, young son of Mr. and
Mrs. Virgil Zerba, had the misfortune
to have the fingers on his left hand
severely cut in an alfalfa chopper,
Wednesday. Two of the fingers were
quite badly cut and others were
Miss Phyllis Hodgen is coming
from California to spend the sum
mer with her sister, Mrs. McLoughlin,
of Munsing, Ladies' Silk Hose in new Spring
5-piece set, Ruffled Lace Curtains,
Assortment of Colors
Price per pair 1.25-2.25
Early Seed Potatoes
Irish Cobbler, per 100 lbs., 2.50
Early Rose, per 100 lbs., 3.50
5 per cent Discount for Cash
Phone Your Order To 162
Athena Department Store
at Duncan. Miss Hodgen will come
to Athena within a few days ana wui
visit friends here before going : to
Mrs. A. C. Mclntyre was elected
resident of the Eastern Oregon Dis-
nf FHArntion of Women's
clubs, at the convention in La Grando
last week and Mrs. 0. M. Lastieman
of Ontario was elected second vice-
Miss Margaret Murray, music di
rector at McLoughlin high school and
Mr. Branson, nnncipal were dinner
guests Sunday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. James Cressweii. jvhss
Murray and Mrs. Cressweii were
Flovrl Pinkerton is assembling ma
terial to make improvements on the
itifrprinr of his farm home, west of
Athena. A new fireplace and the in
stallation of a furnace are to be in
cluded in the new additions to future
Mrs. John Phillitjs. who has been ill
for several weeks at the home of her
Haiiffhter. Mrs. Kibby this week re
ceived a beautiful boquet from her
daughter in California. Mrs. Phillips,
who is still under the care of Dr.
Keylor, is convalescing.
The Standard Oil company had a
force of painters here the fore part
nf the week. The fronts, of the
Thompson and the Athena Garages
wpre. cHven a new dress of paint,
colors white and red. Signs at both
garages were also repainted.
The Wauna Camp t ire girls met ai
their hall Monday evening and gave
r.ViP nuarters a thorough renovation.
which included the painting of some
of the furniture. The Camp , n ire
girls are desirous of calsomining the
walls of the hall in the near future.
Weston Leader: Athena will be
represented by Mrs. David T. Stone
and Kohler Betts as soloists at the
pioneers reunion in Weston May 31
and June 1. The Athena Etude club,
nlwavs a nonular etoud at the re
union programs, has been invited to
sing again this year.
Mr. nnH Mrs. E. C. Prestbye are en
joying a new General Electric re
frigerator recently installed in their
home at corner of Adams and Fourth
streets. The refrigerator is electri
rallv cooled, and besides being a very
attractive model is equipped with
Mr. and Mrs. Penn Harris joined
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Yenny of Walla
Walla, on a picnic trip to Mill Creek
Sundav. where they spent the day.
The fish were takine the fly, and of
course Penn had some flies and other
tackle alone-, with the result that he
took 23 "keepers" from that favorite
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Boyd left last
evening for Seattle and Portland,
where they will visit relatives for
several days. During the editor's
absence, Mrs. Ralph Mcbwen and
Arthur Tavlor will be in charge ot
The Press, and courtesies extended
them while newsgathering will be
We understand that Harry Keller
has already made an early record
catch of trout out at Bend. Harry
forwarded a clipping from the Bend
Bulletin relative to said catch, but it
was lost by the recipient, before
reaching the Press; much to the dis
appointment of Athena friends, who
consequently missed reading it.
Forrest Zerba has been seriously
crippled this week, due to falling of
the arch in his neht foot. He has
been using a crutch a part of the
time. Mr. Zerba is doing the othce
wprk at his Athena Garage since his
affliction has decreed it to be unwise
to perform labof in the mechanical
department at the present time.
Parents and friends of district 17
were entertained, Thursday, at "open
house m the school house, lhe art
work, comoositions. clav and soap
models and other projects accomplish
ed during the school year were on ex
hibit. A short program was given
bv the students. Refresments were
served by Miss Dorothy Lee assisted
by Nylene Taylor and Barbara Lee.
The last meetinsr of the Athena
Studv club for the year was held Fri
day afternoon at the new home of
Mrs. M. W. Hansell in the south part
nf town, the vear s studv of Ureeron
endinir with the subiect: "Our Pio
neers." The club voted to take the
travel subject of England and Wales
for the next year's studv. On n
day, May 17, the members and friends
will enjoy a picnic lunch in the Wal
la Walla nark.
Charles Farrell and Greta Nissen
will be seen tomorrow night in "Fa-
zil" at the Standard Theatre. Farrel
nlaved the leadinc nart in the picture.
"Our Daily Bread," a portion of
which was filmed at Ihorn Hollow,
south of Athena, last fall, and is
known to a number of Athena people
Sunday night Universale flashing
comedv. "Honpvmoon Flats, featur
ing George Lewis and Dorothy Gul
liver, will be the offering at the feta
Complimenting Mrs. Lee Meyer
who will leave shortly for her home
in Marshfield, Mrs. Chance Rogers,
assisted by Mrs. Dudley Rogers, en
tertained charmingly Wednesday
afternoon. About fifteen of the
honoree's intimate friends were pres
ent. Pink carnations, pansies and
other spring blossoms -decked the liv
ing room where the guests passed the
hours in chat and games. Mrs. Meyer
won first prize in a guessing game
and Miss Bryant received the con
solation. Quotations of friendship
was a pleasant feature of the after
noon. A table centered with red
tulips accented a red and white color
scheme which was carried put in the
cake and ices served by the hostesses.
"Bring me the winner!"
THE story is told of a man dining in a res
taurant, who was served a lobster with
only one claw, Upon complaining he was
told by the waiter that this happened occa
sionally because the live lobsters fought
among themselves in the kitchen. "Bring me
the winner!" said the diner.
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