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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, NOVEMBER 15, 1929
C. T. Booth
Successor to "Pink"
Third Street - - - Athena
As it Should
SEE MY LINE OF
WORKING MEN'S SHOES
A; J. Garner
"The Greene Murder Case" .
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Omer Stephens was in town Tues
day from Pendleton.
Stores and business houses remain
ed closed all day Monday, in obser
vance of Armistice Day.
Mr. and Mrs. Orel McPherrin and
little son Donald, spent the week-end
in Portland with relatives and friends.
A. C. Hickman, who spent several
weeks at the home of his niece, Mrs.
Marion Hansell. left Athena Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Radtke spent
Sunday in Iewiston. They drov$ over
to Lewiston by motor and returned
home Monday. -
Miss Lorena Schubert, who is em
ployed in one of the packing houses
at Freewater, spent Sunday at the
home of her parents here. '
E. J. Montague of Kansas City,
spent the week-end with his brother,
Ed Montague and family in Athena.
He is engaged in holding business
men's personnel institutes and travels
extensively. - -
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
. Alice Eager, Prop.
Kichfield Gasoline, the Gasoline of Power. Get
Prices on Casings and Tubes Before you send your
We also handle Veedol oils, Sporting goods, Radio
Tubes and Batteries, Auto Parts, Weed Chains. Cars
Greased, Tube Repairing, Batteries recharged.
L. A. Cornell
Athena, Oregon - - - - Phone 471
The roof on the Methodist EdIsco-
pal church building is being repaired.
Mrs. Zeltha Mclntyre has return
ed from an extended visit to her farm
in Sherman county.
Gerald Kilgore, proprietor of Kil
gore's Cafe, has been 111 this week
with an attack of flu.
Mrs. Feron Smith is ill at the Gen
eral Hospital in Walla Walla, where
she underwent a minor surgical oper
ation. Neil Mclntyre and Bill Wheatley
have. trone to Aberdeen. Washington.
where they intend to remain for the
The Methodist Ladies' Society will
meet at the home of Mrs. Arthur Cop
pock, Wednesday afternoon, Novem
A. J. Garner is offering a fine line
of working men's shoes at prices
that are right, gee them at Garner's
Johnny Hoey and D. C. Baker spent
a couple .of days this week cleaning
out and walling up the well at the
Baker home. -
Bryce Baker took a carload of Ath
ena football players over to Walla
Walla Armistice Day to see the Wa-Hi-Mac-Hi
Mrs. H. A. Barrett, Miss Delia
Bryant, Helen Barrett and'Marjorie
Montague visited friends in Pendleton
Mr. and Mrs. Penn Harris spent
Armistice Dav in Walla Walla, where
they visited friends and attended the
Wa.Ui.Mno.Hi football eame.
Mac Cockburn, well known Umatilla
county man, has returned to his home
in Milton from Portland, where he has
been taking medical treatment.
Christian Endeavor members and
their friends at Adams, enjoyed a de-
lichtful Hallowe'en party at the
Ladies' Community Club rooms in
The biff cron of locust leaves is De-
ing reduced to ashes or spread on
Athena gardens. Locust trees shed
their leaves shortly after the freeze
William CoDDOck sold his prize
Oumsev bull this week to Mr. Miner
near Weston. Recently at the Project
fair at Hermiston the animal received
n ner-nnrt nrize.
Ralph Allen who recently acquired
farming interests in the Bonners
Ferrv. Idaho, district, is at his home
west of Athena, after a visit to his
H. McPherson snent Sunday at the
home of his brother. Wm. McPherson
in Athena. He left the fore part of
the week for Condon, having come to
Athena from Idaho.
Miss Jaunita Crawford-of Adams
who has many friends in Athena, has
been elected secretary of the Women's
League of the Eastern Oregon Norm
al School, at La Grande.
Miss Martha Hutt and mother vis
ited Athena relatives and friends over
SunHav. driving here from Lone Rock
Miss Martha is teaching in the high
school at Condon, this year.
William Powell, screen favorite will
ho won acain in a detective role at
the Standard Theatre tomorrow night,
when he will have the leading part in
the mystery play, "The Greene Mur
Mr. and Mrs. Hill motored to La-
Crosse, Washington, Wednesday. Mr.
Hill was called to LaCrosse on busi
ness nertainins to a building he owns
there. His building is occupied by the
It's just too bad
It any smoker because oi mis
information denies himself or
herself the pleasure of Camels.
New smokers are not always in a position to have a real preference
in cigarettes. But when they acquaint themselves with Camels they
develop that sense of discrimination that leads to real smoking pleasure.
Camels are made so carefully and of so good a blend of choicest
cigarette tobaccos that even those with inexperienced smoking
taste quickly recognize their superiority. They are for those who
appreciate the taste of choice tobaccos,-tke- fragrance of a perfect
blend and the soothing mellowness of a really satisfying cigarette.
when they learn the difference
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Mrs. Louis Keen has recovered from
recent illness. '
Lee Bannister has been over from
Walla Walla this week.
The temperature dropped down to
16 above zero Wednesday night.
Mrs. A. H. Cornell and little son
visited friends at Walla. Walla, Tues
Leonard Geissel and Melvin Cop-
pock spent Sunday on the Columbia
Robert Lee. Jack Dow. Garth Pink-
erton and Lowell Jenkins were in Mil
Miss Mariorie Wilson has taken the
position of extra operator at the local
Miss Jane Olsen of the county
library, visited the branch library in
Mr. and Mrs. George Liebe of Her
miston, spent Sunday in Athena with
Pastor and Mrs. Sias.
Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Lee motored to
Dayton yesterday, where they spent
the day with relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Pmkerton
and daughter Jewel spent Saturday in
Milton, at the D. A. Pmkerton home.
Mrs. H. S. Swift came over from
La Grande and spent the week-end at
the Sheldon Taylor and Dean Dudley
J. V. Mitchell, former telegraph
operator at the O.-W. R. & N. station
in Athena, was visiting friends here
Mr. and Mrs. Max Hopper of Ath
ena and Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Lieual
len, Jr., of Adams, spent the week
end at Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl, Simmons, of
Genesee, Idaho, were entertained at
the farm home of . Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Pinkerton, last week.
Miss Ellen Henry has returned to
her school at Boardman, after re
maining for several days at her home
in Athena, on account of illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dudley, Miss
Pearl Ramsay, Miss Blanch Johnson,
and Miss Lois Johnson will be at Eu
gene for homecoming day, tomorrow.
Rev. A. M. Meldrum and family of
Spokane were recent visitors at the
George Gerking farm home west of
Athena. They were en route to Cali
Miss Glea Sias; accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Leibe and little son of
Hermiston, spent the week-end at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sias in
Mrs. Clarence Hand had the mis
fortune to cut her thumb on the left
hand while engaged in cutting cab
bage for sauer kraut, last Friday.
Dr. Rice dressed the wound.
Among the recent purchasers of At-
wnter Kent radio sets from Rocei'S &
Goodman, local selling agents, are
Chase Garfield, Barney Foster, epn
Lockwood and Marion Hansen.
L. L. Montague, mayor of Arling
ton was in Athena Saturday on busi
ness. Tu is encaced in the real
entnte business at Arlington, having
wheat, alfalfa and stock ranches for
tale He also buys and sells sheep.
Water Superintendent Miller has
heen nccunied in reDairine recently
discovered leaks in the water main
leading from the reservoir. With the
closine of the leaks, water has gained
materially in depth at the reservoir.
La Grande defeated Pendleton in the
Armisticn Dav football trame. 7 to 6.
Tomorrow at La Grande, Mac-Hi and
La Grande will play the champion
ship game of Eastern Oregon. Neither
team has met with defeat this season.
Members of the Etude Club were
entertained Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. David Stone, west of
Athena. Mrs. Lester directed chorus
singing for the club, The club will be
entertained at the home of Mrs.
Arthur Douglas, Tuesday afternoon,
Tho following members of the
Christian Endeavor Society of Athena
attended the Columbia Union C. E.
convention at Milton: Mrs.' C. A.
Sias, Mrs. Theresa Berlin, Mrs. L. M.
Keene, Esther Berlin, Mary 'Tomp
kins. Esma Hiteman. Mary Berlin,
Lester Towne and Carl Calvert.
Miss Barbara Lee entertained the
virt nlnaa members of the 7th srrade
at dinner. Saturday evening at the
home of her parents west of Athena.
The occasion was in honor of her 12th
birthday. The evening was pleasant
ly passed in playing games and a
number of those present contriDuieo
selections at the piano in the way of
entertainment. , i r
The November meeting of the Chns-
tion missionary society . was held
Wednesday at the home of -Mrs. J.
W. Pinkerton. The program was led
by Mrs. L. McNair, the subject be
ing the mountain schools oi tne sown.
Refreshments were served by Mrs.
Louis Keen and Mrs. Stella Keen.
The December meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. Berlin. :
Th seventh birthdav of Mary
Louise Hansell was the occasion for
front tar the nnnils of the 1st and
2nd grades, Wednesday, when Mrs.
Hansell dispensed candy to the chil
dren. At her home in the evening,
the young lady was honored by enter-
4oininir aevernl nf her close friends
at dinner, when a splendid birthday
cake was a special feature.
MamWi nf tha Ttririce club and in
vited guests were entertained at the
home of Mrs. Floyd Micnener, tn
day afternoon of last week, when
fivA tables were in blav. Club guests
were Mrs. Harwood, Mrs. Rice, Mrs.
Baker, Mrs. Douglas, Mrs. M. l. min
er and Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton. Mrs.
H. A. Barrett and Mrs. W. S. Fer
guson won club honors and the guest
prize went to Mrs. urorence jnnner
ton. The club will meet at the home
of Mrs. M. L. Watts next Friday.
Joe Mcllhaney, who at one time
lived in Athena and attended school
here was recently married in Spokane,
and surprised hia Freewater friends
whe'a he bttft fcht bride to bis
Commencing at once and continuing for an indefinite period, we are giving'
. away absolutely . M : : - :
One Pound Fancy Head Rice
with each 2-lb.' M. J. B. Coffee. Come and get yours. No strings to this sale
Remember we are Agents for Munsing Wear and Munsing Silk Hoisery,
Slips, Gowns, Bloomers, Bloomerette, Chemise, Step-ins, Etc.
5 per cent Discount for Cash
Athena Department Store
home in that city. Joe is a barber at
Freewater, and plays violin in the
Miller-Mcllhaney orchestra of that
Announcement of the approaching
marriage of Ray Edwards of Milton,
and Myrtle Helen Mast of Portland,
has been received. The marriage will
be solemnized at St. Stephen's Chapel
in Portland, at noon, Saturday, No
vember 30th. The groom is j well
known in this county, having been a
prominent athlete ' at Mac-Hi and
University of Oregon. He graduated
from Oregon last year. The bride is
a graduate of Oregon, also, class of
'27, since being supervisor of ath
letics at the Y. W. C. A. in Port
land. The young couple will reside
Of interest to Athena friends is
the announcement of the marriage of
Miss Mary Jane Cornelison, former
Athena high school teacher, and Al
bert C. Buffum, at Long Beach, Cali
fornia, October 29. The bride who
has many friends in this county, is
a daughter of Rev J. M. Cornelison
and the groom, formerly of Walla
Walla, is a graduate of Whitman col
lege. Mr. and Mrs. Buffum will re
side in New York.
Mrs. Ross Catron entertained six
teen members of the 0. D. 0. club at
her home north of Athena last Fri
day afternoon. Mrs. Claude Dicken
son became a member of the club.
A party was planned for Friday, No
vember 15th at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Sterling Parris. Delicious re
freshments were served by the host
ess, assisted by Mrs. Ethel Montague.
The next meeting of the club will
take place at the home of Mrs;
Schandt on November 22.
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