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teE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, OCTOBER 25, 1929
Bell & Gray
Always At Your Service
City and Country
SAVE YOUR EYES
Dr. H. C. Curry the old Re
liable Eyesight Specialist of
Seattle, formerly of Walla Wal
la who has made professional
visits to Athena for 20 years
will again be at the
for one day. Eyes examined,
Glasses Ground and ., Fitted.
4 Rolls Toilet Paper . . . . . . ..... . . . . . .23c
2 Packages Shredded Wheat ......... 23c
2 Cans Cut String Beans ........... .39c ,
2 Cans Dill Pickles ,49c '
3 Cans Sardines . . .25c
The Quality Grocery
- . Phone 561
Alice Eager, Prop.
Select from Large Assortment
Open for Business
Having purchased the R. A. Thompson Garage
we have opened up the shop for auto and gas engine
repairing. If your car or engine won't run let us
fix it. Prices as cheap as in the city. All work
guaranteed. Storage. Also handle Veedol oils, Sport
ing goods, Radio Tubes and Batteries, Auto Parts,
Weed Chains. Cars Greased, Tube Repairing, Bat
L. A. Cornell
Athena, Oregon - - - - Phone 471
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Mc Fadden were
in Pendleton Tuesday.
Bryce Baker was a business visitor
in Pendleton Monday.
A new National cash register has
been installed in the Montague store.
home in Union county.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kirk. Miss Ed
na DeFreece and James Hodgen spent
Sunday in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Thompson are
planmngto leave soon for their new
home at Weiser. Idaho.
Mrs. Lloyd Michener and son Orel
are assisting at the Quality Grocery
Mr and Mrs. W. J. Kirk and son
Harold have moved to their town home
in Athena for the winter.
Mrs. A. L. Jenkins of this city was
a patient at St. Anthony's hospital
last week and has returned to her
Mrs. Edyth Lumsden is confined to
her room in a Walla Walla hotel as
the result of a serious attack of influenza.
Ira Scott of LaCrosse, Wash., was
in Athena Saturday. He had been at
Helix looking after his farming in
A number of Athena ladies have
been attending the sessions of the
W. C. T. U. state convention at Pen-
dleton this week.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hughs who have
spent several months at the Gerking
flat ranch of Alex Mclntyre have
gone to Stanfield.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pittman were
among the guests at a birthday din
ner given in honor of Joe Payant at
Weston, Wednesday evening.
William Winship, formerly a busi
ness man of Athena and who now
makes his home at Salem, visited
friends and relatives here this week.
Weston Leader: Mrs. Ben Dupuis of
Pendleton was in Weston Thursday on
a business visit, accompanied by her
niece, Mrs. Dudley Rogers of Athena.
Mrs. W. H. Reeder, who has been
visiting at the home of her son, Otha
Reeder, for the past three weeks, left
Monday evening for her home in Ta-
Mrs. A. M. Johnson is at College
Place sanitariam, where she is re
ceiving treatment for a swollen limb
which has troubled her for some
Mahlon Haworth, who has been
in ill health for some time, went to
St. Anthony's hospital the first of the
week. He was accompanied by his
D. A. Pinkerton of Milton, vas an
Athena visitor Monday. He was ac
companied by his son Wayne, who
now employed at the Laurence Fink
. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Willaby and
daughters, Virginia and Marie, were
over from their home near State Line
and spent Sunday at the home of
Mrs. Minnie Willaby.
While returning from Pendleton
Tuesday night Dalberth Taylor.s car
collided with a large rock which had
rolled on the highway.with the re
suit that two wheels were smashed.
Melville Johns has sold his busi
ness of Examiner distribution in Wil
mar, California, and will move to On
tario, California where, he will have
the distrbution of the Los Angeles
Mr. and Mrs. Rayborn of Hood
River, and theii daughter, Mrs. Read
of The Dalles, are here to attend the
funeral of Bert Taylor this afternoon
Mrs. Rayborn is a sister of the de
F. C. Guerny came over from Burns
and visited at the W. P. Littlejohn
home over the week-end. Mr. Guer
ny is one of the engineers in the em
ploy of the Himes Lumber company
Sparkling New Line
For Men and Women, direct from the east. They
come in Red, Blue, Green and Buckskin colors. Price
98c to $250
Another shipment of new Fall House Dresses at
5 per cent Discount for Cash
the na Department Store
Mrs. H. A. Barrett was in Pendle
Mrs. Glen Dudley was a Pendleton
Mrs. E. C. Rogers was a Pendleton
James H. Sturgis was in town from
Mrs. William Campbell visited rel
atives in Pendleton Monday.
Carl Christian and J. B. Coffee of
Adams, were Athena visitors Wed
Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton and dautrh
ter Jewel were Pendleton visitors Tues
Miss Delia Bryant and Miss Blanche
Xhorson motored to Portland Friday,
E. E. Coad, superintendent of Ath
ena schools, spent the week-end at his
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Jorv. of rodeo
lame, were visitors in Athena.' Mon
Jim Hodgen iust cannot stav awav
irom tne old town. He came up from
Pendleton Sunday and spent the day
The members of the W. C. T. U
will meet next Tuesday afternoon at
tne home of Mrs. Louis Dowd in Wes
Student body members of GriswoW
high school at Helix, will present their
play, "Her Step Husband," Friday,
Lionel Barrymore and Jacaueline
iogan in "The River Woman" at the
standard Theatre tomorrow and Sun.
day nights. .-,
John Willis, from Myrick Station
is working the forty acres of sum
meriailow near Athena, owned hv
T ' "
r esse iviyriCK. -
Miss Lois Johnson, instructor in
the Malen Burnett School of Music at
Walla Walla, visited at the home of
her parents in Athena. Tuesdav.
Mrs. Delia Greenwood, mother of
Mrs. Arnold Wood, who has been in
poor health for some time, is impiw
ing ana is ame to be out again.
Mr. and Mrs. Myron Jacobson of
Walla Walla, and Mr. Rov Montague
of Arlington, were Sunday guests at
tne m Montague home in Athena.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Haworth are here
from Salem, coming on accaunt of
the illness of Mahlon Haworth, who
is a patient at St. Anthony's hosDital
Mrs. w. o. r erguson, who has been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Horace
Belnap in Nampa, Idaho, returned to
her home in Athena. Sundav evening-
Henry Jtsooher and Ernest Duncan
were delegates from Pythian Lodee
wo. to the Uregon Grand Lodce
Knights of Pythias, in Portland last
Patricia Bliomgren 13. the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blomgren of
Weston, died at the home of her
parents, Thursday morning of last
Mr and Mrs. E. C. Prestbye and
captain and Mrs. C. Prestbye.of Kal
ispel, Montana, left by motor Satur
day for Seattle and other cities on
the Sound. .
A little daughter has arrived to
gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs,
Jack Tweedy of Freewater. The lit
tie lady came to the Tweedy home,
Lando Hodgen was in Athena Satur
day from Milton. Lando is at present
in the fisH business, handling fresh
salmon caught by fishermen at Central
ferry crossing on Snake river.
Frank Montague and family came
up from Arlington and spent Sun
day at the home of his grandmother.
Mrs. S. C. Stanton. Mrs. Stanton hps
been in ill health for the last two
Mr and Mrs. Paul Clearwater and
little son of Wishram, Wash., were
guests this- week at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. Rice. Mr. Clearwater is
agent for the S. P. S., at Wishram,
and is a brother of Mrs. Rice.
Mr. and Mrs. Flint Johns and fam
ily and Mrs. M. M. Johns will spend
Sunday at Wallula, visiting at the
George Ayers home. They will be
accompanied home by Mrs. Proebstel,
who Is visiting' there from Portland.
Tuesday, Mrs. C. A. Sias, Mrs. G
R. Gerking, Mrs. Stella Keen, Mrs.
Lola Payne, Mrs. Lee Hiteman, Mrs,
C. L. McFadden and Mrs. L. M. Keen
attended the sessions of the W. C. T,
U. State convention being held this
week at Pendleton.
Pastor Sias, Laurence Pinkerton
and George Gerking attended a meet
ing at the Christian church in Pend
leton Monday1 night A discussion of
ways and means for providing funds
for pensions for aged and retired
ministers was the purpose of the
Friends of Mrs. Katherine Curl of
Pendleton were shocked to hear of
her death Tuesday night. Mrs. Curl
has been in poor health for some
time, but the immediate cause of her
death was doable pneumonia.
Mrs. Emma Patterson and Mrs.
Jesse Smith left Wednesday for Lex
ington, Morrow county, where . they
will visit relatives for several days.
On Saturday they' plan to attend the
Pioneer Gathering, which has become
an annual event in that section.
Fifteen members of the Athena
Study Club met at the home of Mrs.
Marion Hansell, Friday afternoon.
Mrs. W. 0. Read will entertain the
club members Friday afternoon,Nov
ember 1. Miss Dorothy Brodie and
Miss Beulah Smith, teachers in the
Athena schools, became members of
The Etude club was entertained on
Thursday of last week by Mrs. Chase
Garfield, assisted by Mrs. C M. Eag
er. Special study for the afternoon
was centered on the life and works
of the composer, Percy Grainger.
Featuring the meeting of the club
was the action taken to engage Mrs.
Clyde Lester, musical director of
Walla Walla to take charge ofthe
News has been received here of
the death of Mrs. Charles Benefiel
of Boardman, which occured at that
place last Saturday. The funeral was
held Monday. Mrs. Benefiel was the
sister .of William Booher and mother
of "Shorty" Benefiel well known here.
- Following the business session of
the Rebecca lodge Tuesday night, Mrs.
R. A. Thompson was presented with
a beautiful gift. She was also honor
ee at a supper which followed the
session, and which was served by Mrs.
Celia Harden , Mrs. Ethel Montague
and Mrs. Chester McCollough.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Hopper of Burns,
Malheur county, were in Athena for
a short while, Monday, en route home
from Walla Walla. Mr. and Mrs.
Hopper were former residents of
Athena, Mr. Hopper being manager
of the Standard . Oil company dis
tributing station here. He is man
ager for the company in Burns.
Intramural football is occasioning
much interest at Whitman college.
Sigma Chi played Beta Theta Pi in
an exciting game witnessed by a
large crowd, Tuesday. The Sigs ran
up a score of 18 to 0. Edwin and
Ralph McEwen are playin half and
quarterbacks in the Sigs lineup and
Edwin scoredone of the touchdowns.
Athena motorists speak in glowing
terms of the beautiful dahlia garden
of H. R. Pope at Weston. The beau
tiful blooms may be seen in gorgeous
profusion from the highway, while
passing through Weston. Last year
Mr. Pope was responsible for a
floral feast to the eye of passing auto
ists who greatly admired his dahlias.-
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Garner drove
over to their ranch in Eagle Valley,
Baker county over the week-end.
They brought home a supply of fruit
and vegetables including a supply of
fresh tomatoes which the' frost had
not touched; ripe, delicious ones. Mr.
Garner recently purchased the shoe
shop formerly operated by Perry
Hall. v;?.; v ; . ,
Mrs. Max Hopper was assisted by
Mrs. Bert Logsdon in -serving when
the J. T. Club was entertained at the
home of Mrs. Hopper, last Friday
afternoon. Seventeen members were
present and Mrs. Charlotte Dicken
son was received as a new, member.
The next meeting of the club will be
at the home of Mrs. Frank Sanders
on Friday, November l.,;!! ?,:T3 . ,
CHURCH OF CHRIST .
Charles A. Sias, Minister.
; For October 27th the morning pul.
pit theme will be "Basis of Author
ity for Progress." The evening ser
vice will consist largely of the sing,
ing of hymns, with several special
numbers. The short sermon will be
on the topic, "This Freedom." Last
Sunday evening's musical program
was wea aitenaea ana weu appreci
ated. Another will be given at an
early date. Let us keep that figure
climbing. The Y. P. S. C. E.meets at
6:30. They have interesting meet
ings.and are growing in numbers and
ability. .A hearty welcome to all who
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