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ATHENA, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, MAY 2, 1930
PROGRAM I 49
Baccalaureate Sermon Is by
Pastor Sias Prof. Har
ris, Class Address.
I Commencement exercises of Athena
high school will begin Sunday evening
at the Chnstian church at 8 o'clock.
when Pastor C. " A. Sias ,will deliver
the baccalaureate sermon before the
graduating class of 1930.'; The pro
gram follows: -- -.- . -
Anthem, "Praise ye the Lord"...... : f
... .. Choir
Mrs. Floyd - Pinkerton, Mrs. Ralph
McEwen, Mrs. R. D. 1 Blatchford,
Laurence Pinkerton," Mr. George
Gerking, Mr. Kohler Betts, Mr, C,
I M. Eager. - : , :
Address .............Charles A. Sias
Anthem, "The Voice of Jesus"........
I Graduating exercises will take place
at the high school auditorium next
Friday evening, beginning at 8
o'clock. The class address will be de
livered by Prof. Mark Harris of Whit
man college. Members of the gradu
ating class are Carl ; Calvert, John
Kirk, Cecil - Pambrun, Eldon Myrick,
Frances Cannon, Helen Foster, Virgie
Moore, Beatrice Hiteman, Loie Mont
gomery and Rhoda Nelson. : '
' Class colors are blue and silver,
class flower sweet pea, class motto
"No Victories Without Labor." Deco
rations are by the sophomore, class,
Marjorie Douglas, chairman. ?
s To Have New Owner
V McFadden's Pharmacy changed
ownership this week, when yesterday
morning Gordon .Watkins,, formerly
of St. John, Washington, the new pro
prietor,took charge . Mr. Watkins
was in Athena last week, looked the
store over and closed the deal with
Mr. McFadden in Portland. George
Cuthill, who came to the store as
pharmacist will go to Freewater
and Leonard Geissel will continue in
his position at the local pharmacy.
The St. John Journal speakes of Mr.
Watkins as follows: - .'
k "Barring unforeseen difficulties,
Gordon Watkins May 1 will take
charge of the McFadden Pharmacy
at Athena, Ore., which he has acquir
ed through purchase. Formal accept
ance by both parties was maK,by
wire and letter yesterday and air 'u
itial payment forwarded.
i "Mr. Watkins has been employed
continuously by Chas H. Boatright in
his drug store here since graduating
from the Washington state college
seven years ago. He .came to St.
John with his mother, when a small
boy and has therefore spent the
greater part of his life here. Four
years ago he married Miss Esther
Rabam, a charming young lady, who
was teaching in the local school. Mr.
and Mrs. Watkins are among the
most popular and highly respected
young people of the community, and
they and their little daughter, Norma
June, will be missed by a large num
ber of sincere friends, who will hope
that : "Gordon, and Esther" enjoy a
World of prosperity in their new
home. ' -.
; "Mr. Watkins is 27 years old. lie
is past master of the local Masonic
lodge, and both he and Mrs. Watkins
are prominent in lodge, church and
civic movements." , .
2. 4 Picks Up Injured Man . y
Jens Jensen,; Athena blacksmith,
happened along at the right time
Sunday afternoon on the highway
near Pendleton, to render aid to M. V.
Witty of Cove, who had received pain
ful injuries about the head when he
was knocked down by a passing car.
L. G. Sewell of Pendleton, driving a
truck, struck him and while stopping
to investigate, in applying the brakes
the truck skidded into an approach
ing car. i Jensen took Witty to the
hospital where he received treatment
for his injuries and was able to leave
the institution shortly after having
his wounds dressed. -
i View Eclipse of Sun "
Everyone in Athena' viewed the
partial eclipse of the - sun Monday
forenoon. Smoked glass and photo
film brought to view the solar .phe
nomona presented by the moon pass
ing in front of the sun, obscuring it
to abowt the proportion of a ; first
quarter moon. t ;
Hermiston Asparagus '
First returns from asparagus ship
ments arrived for local growers this
week from Kennewick hcadquaters of
'the Three Rivers Growers. The sea
son so far this year has been a good
one, little interference from frosts
having been experienced.
Athena Loses To Helix
In Close Game Sunday,
Boots Were Frequent
Boots that were frequent and cost
ly, permitted Helix to win from Ath
ena in the county league Sunday, 5
to 4.' Helix had an errorless column
while a total of five misplays were
contributed by the local players. Hoa
gen and Kirkpatrick played Athena's
jinks corner at thfrd and each were
responsible for two, while one was
contributed by Huffman at first.
That's the story, impressively told m
the twelve hits garnered by Athena
to eight for Helix.
Baker led in batting with three hits
in four times up, Bowers closely fol
lowing with three ; in five times at
bat.' Bowers also scored two of Ath
ena's runs. . ..,, ... , ...
.. Helix scored one in the first and
another in the third. Athena tied it
up in the third when after Jenkins
had flew out to Tate, Bowers singled,
Crowley walked, Morrison hit, scor
ing Bowers, Hodgens and Baker
singled, Crowley scoring. With the
bases loaded, Pierce struck out Har
den and Kirkpatrick to the Helix
hurler. 1 ,
Two errors and a couple of hits
netted Helix three in the seventh,
Athena all but evened the score again
in her half J of the; seventh when
Bowers opened with a two-ply swat,
Crowley struck out, Morrison went
out Cook, to King, 'Bowers taking
second on the play. Hodgens hit for
two bases, Bowers scoring. Baker's
third single scored Hodgen. Harden
fanned for the third out. The score:
Athena , V ABB IB E
Bowers rf ...........'...-...5 2 3 0
Crowley If 3 10 0
Miller lf.f. ...1 0 0 0
Morrison p ..........5 0 10
Hodgen 2b-3b 4 0 12
Baker c I.,....:: ...4 0 3 0
Harden cf .... 4 0 0 0
Kirkpatrick 3b-2b 4 0 2 2
Huffman lb .......................4 0 2 1
Jenkins sS 4 0 0 0
Schyer ss ...............
Cook 3b ...,.,ii.....,.
Hargett c . .
Tate rf ......
Holgram cf ...........
Swain 2b ...
Pierce p .'. ......
38 4 12 5
AB R IB E
',' 35 5 8 0
Rasps on balls. Morrison 2. Pierc? 1.
Two base hits Bowers, Hodgen. Earn
ed runs Athena 4, Helix 2. Struck
out by Morrison 10, by Pierce 9, Left
on bases Athena V, Helix 9.
. Governor Norblad Here . . -Governor'
Norblad SDent . several
hours in Athena Wednesday, inter
viewing renublican voters relative to
his candidacy for nomination at the
primary election, May 16. The gov
ernor was accompanied to Athena by
L. L. Rogers of Pendleton ana jfrea
Hodgen of Adams. .
Cyril Gagnon Takes Acid
Drink When Officer Comes
Cyril Gagnon, 68, well known in
Athena took his life in the McFeely
hotel at Walla Walla Monday after
noon when an officer appeared at his
apartment to arrest him on a charge
of liquor possession, so it is alleged.
After Officer Roff had asked him to
go with him to the station, Gagnon
excused himself, went into his bath
room and a moment or two later
came staggering out and fell and
died in a few moments.
' His body was taken in charge by
the coroner who said that death was
due to drinking carbolic acid. Gag-
non's death is the fourth caused by
suicide at Walla Walla in the past
month. . ' 1 :
Gagnon in the past had made fre
quent visits to Athena. At one time
he had considerable means, lived well
and was liberal with his money.
Out For Re-Nomination
James H. E. Scott, .present repre
sentative 23rd district, Umatilla coun
ty, is asking the republican voters
for re-nomination at the primary
election May 16.. Representative
Scott has for his slogan: "Fewer and
better laws and common sense busi
ness legislation." Mr. Scott's friends
and supporters are said to be strong
for him on the record he has made in
the legislature. ; ' '
- A Pendleton Candidate
Dr. I. U. Temple, a substantial tax
payer, competent business man and
a pioneer resident, Is a republican
candidate for representative in the
legislature from Umatilla county. Dr.
Temple was in Athena Saturday
meeting voters in the interests of his
candidacy.., :;':" "
' First Half Taxes Dae'
After Monday, May 5th, the first
half tax payment becomes delinquent
and is subject to penalty. So if you
do not want your taxe3 to become
delinquent go to the First National
Bank and pay on or before next Mon
NORTHERN PACIFIC PRESENTS NEW
NORTH COAST LIMITED TO NORTHWEST
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north Pacific coast cities. - Tha first
North Coast Limiteds went into ser
vice in the spring at 1900, Just 30
years ago. They were the first elec
tric lighted trains operated In the
northwest. " ; ' ,;
New equipment for the 1930
North Coast Limited fleet was built
expressly for the Northern Pacific
by the Pullman Company, which
has been designing and construct
ing passenger cars for more than
70 years. ' '. '.;
The Pullmans are of the type con.
taining only 10 regular .berth sec
tions, Instead of the Usual 12 or 1
sections. This means that there
will be fewer passengers in each
car, making fv- nnsual roominess.
There .will ajsol lj one drawing
room and one compartment in each
Pullman which may be used separ
ately or en suite. Upholstery, light,
ing equipment and other appoint
ments carry out new decorative
schemes. : , , a.
The specially built dining cam
were designed specifically for the
new North Coast Limited.
Observation-club cars of the new
trains are radio-equipped.
Announcement that the Northern
Pacific Railway will put Into service
" May 15 a $4,000,000 fleet of new
) North Coast Limited trains was
'made today by E. E. Nelson, pas
senger traffic manager of the rail-
The new North Coast Llmileds,
Mr. Nelson said, will be roller bear
ing, all-Pullman trains, embodying
the latest improvements in railway
equipment. . , , .
' Seven' complete trains will com
prise the new fleet.' "Six will be
always in operation, while equip- -
ment sufficient for. another, full
train will be held In reserve. '
'. Startlftgat. jGbicago May. I,, on-.,.
' "of the new limlteds will make an
- exhibition tour of the Northern Pa
cific system, ending at the west
coast May 22. Stops, will be made
all along the way to permit public
Inspection of the train.
The 1930 North Coast Limlteds
. ; will constitute tha third edition of
. this fleet of de luxe passenger trains
: operating between Chicago and the
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Korta Cont Limited,
Mrs. Catherine Bell
Dies At The Dalles
. Mrs." Catherine Bell,' for 39 years
a resident of the Athena vicinity,
died Monday at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Will Saunders at The
Dalles as the result of a second para
lytic stroke. Her four sons were
called to her bedside several days
ago, but on her improving, returned to
their homes. She did not long sur
vive -the second stroke. Funeral ser
vices were held yesterday afternoon
at the Christian church. They were
largely attended and the floral offer
ings were many and beautiful.
Mrs. Bell was born December 21.
1853, in Toronto, Canada, and she and
her husband came to Oregon in 1891
settling near Athena. Mrs. Bell is
survived by the following children:
James F. Bell of Athena; Hugh tell
of Pendleton; Mrs. W. H. Sounders
of The Dalles; Mrs. A. F. Warren of
Arlington; J. V. Bell, of Pendleton;
Allen Bell and Ernest Bell of Athena.
A brother, D. B-Bell, of Pendleton
and two sisters, Mrs. AlUn Mc Kin
non of Lewiston and Mr 3. Joseph
Conn who lives in Canada, also sur
vive. There are 13 grandchildren,
also. ... " .i
Helix Comes Sunday
Helix will cross bats with Athena
in the Umatilla County league Sun
day afternoon on the home grounds.
Fresh from ' winning two straight,
from the Indians and the locals, Bill
King s aggregation will come to town
all hopped up to make it three in a
row. But can, they do it? , George,
ol' reliable George Bannister will be
in the box for the home tribe and as
he has often beat old "Slide" Kelly
in the past, he may be able to take
another game from the old reliable
sideporter who pitched for Helix
when Charley Potter used to drive
stage through , Centerville. Anyway
it's going to be a warm one.
Freewater Woman Selected
The Oreeon Christian Endeavor
Union, meetincr at Marshfield. chose
Medford for its next convention meet
ing: nlace. Mrs. F. E. Ritchey of
Freewater, was named as one of the
Hoggins Service Station
Workmen are excavating for James
Huggins service , station at corner of
Main and Fifth streets. Lumber and
Shell Oil company pressed metal fin
ishing material is on the ground for
the service station building. .
Forest Service Plans
To Extend Skyline Road
Forty Miles To Kamela
A 40-mile extension of the Skyline
road south and west from Tollgate
connecting with the Old Oregon trail
at Kamela will be built during the
next five years by the forest service,
according to unofficial advices to Al
bert Baker, Walla Walla district for
est ranger, says the Bulletin.
Work will be started this year. It
is understood that $10,000 has been
appropriated by the forest service
for the first year's project, which will
be between seven and eight miles.
The first construction will be done
north from Kamela.
The road will follow the divide of"
the Blue mountains north and east of
Kamela to Tollgate. Approximately
$70,000 will be used on the entire
road. The route follows the old log
ging road east from Kamela to the
Summit Ranger station, near the di
vide and then north. X , t
When completed this road will give
motorists of the Inland Empire the
opportunity of two routes from Toll
gate, either to the north around the
present Skyline ; road emerging at
Dayton or to the south coming out at
Kamela. No surfacing funds are pro
vided, the appropriation being limit'
ed to clearing and grading.
The reason for starting on the new
project at Kamela is to give the
bureau of public roads the oppor
tunity to get a start on the road be
tween Tollgate and Elgin which will
make a road through Weston . to
Elgin, highway. Two - routes have
been proposed for the remainder of
the Weston-Elgin road. One is down
the old Lincoln road and the other
slightly to the west descending Lit
tle Phillips creek. It is probablo
that the forest service may save 10
miles of construction work by waiting
until the bureau has laid out its rotd,
Mr. Baker stated, as otherwise the
two roads might parallel each other.
County Treasurer Candidate
Mrs. Bettye DeHart, county treas
urer and republican candidate for
nomination in the primary election,
was an Athena visitor, Tuesday after
noon. Mrs. DeHart has had seven
years experience in handling county
records and has served one term
as treasurer. She has a number of
warm personal friends in Athena who
are interested in her, candidacy and
who speak in very favorable term of
her efficiency in office and the
courtesy she extends tha public.
Henry W. Collins Takes
On Regional Manager Job
A Chicago dispatch announces that
Henry W. Collins of Pendleton, Ore.,
has been employed as a district man
ager of the Farmers National Grain
corporation, it was announced by
George S. Milnor, general manager
of the corporation. Collins' territory
will embrace Washington, ' Oregon
and California and the northern part
of Idaho. ' -
Collins is one of the largest grain
handlers in the'- Pacific northves;, ac
cording to Milnor, having been in
grain and milling business for many
years. He farms on a large scale;
Milnor asserted. The North Pacific
Grain Growers, Inc., one of the stock
holders of the grain corporation, has
headquarters in . Rosalia,' Wash.,
which is in Collins' territory. The
rapid development of this organiza
tion indicates it will handle in ex
cess of 60,000,000 bushels of grain of
the 1930 crop. , . s
Pendleton Shows Decline
Preliminary census, announcement
from the office of A. C. , Mclntyre,
district supervisor, discloses that the
population of Pendleton in common
with other towns in the county has
decreased over the ten year period
from 1920 to 1930. Pendleton's pies
ent population is given at 6621, a de
crease of 216. The smaller towns in
the county have decreased in popula
tion in greater proportion. , In face
of these returns LaGrande is the only
town in Eastern Oregon showing a
substantial increase, having gained
over 1100 population since the 1020
census was taken and now stands at
8,043. Weston went back from 595 to
384, while Stanficld slipped from 278
to 203. As stated last week, Athena
decreased from 621 to 504.
': Ranges Ready For Stock
The Milton Eagle reports that
stockmen are preparing to move their
livestock into the forest grazing
areas about May 1. According to re
ports grazing conditions are excellent
at the present time but a shortage of
water in the mountains is feared later,
due to the small amount of snow that
fell the past winter. j
Plant Beans "About May 10 .
There will be little activity in the
bean industry until about Mav 10.
The company expects to start plant
ing about that time as the ground in
this county is usually warm enough
to bring up the beans by that date.
By Etude Club Given
Audience At Auditorium
The Athena Etude club splendidly
entertained the audience' at high
school auditorium Wednesday eve
ning in presenting a worth-while con
cert, every number of which was
generously -applauded, and in two
instances, so insistant was the de
mand that encores were given.
The chorus numbers directed by
Kowena Ludwigs Lester, of Walla
Walla, were easily on a par of any
ever before presented in Athena , by
local talent. The two groups, each
comprising four song selections were
given by the chorus in splendid voice.
The chorus was accompained at the
piano by Mrs. Lester.
Miss Lois Johnson of the Malen
Burnett school of music delighted her
hearers at the piano with "Marche
Mignonne" and "Scherzo," responding
to encore with a captivating selection
Mrs. Harold Bronson and Miss
Olive Spear displayed - grace and
technique in their violin duets, ac
companied at the piano by Miss Iola
Gooding, Their croup of two nuin
bers, "Perfect Day" and "VToodlcnd
Echoes" were warmly applaude-1 and
they gave a highly pleasing selection
in response. ' The program of the
Afoat at Dusk ....... ..L. Barnes
Sleepy Hollow Tune....Richard Kountz
Happy Song .. ......Teresa Del Riego
Chit Chat Alfred Moffat
Marche Mignonne ....;...i.......Poldini
Violin Duets, Selected .
. . Mrs. Harold Bronson
Miss Olive Spear . '
Accompanist. Miss Iola Gooding
The Skaters ........................Waldentfel
To a Wild Rose ....Edward McDonald
The Icicle Bryceson Treharne
Swing Along Will Marion Cook
- , : Club Chorus i
Soprano Verva Baker, Maude Gar
Held, Katheryn Hiteman, Oletia Mill
er, Ruby Payne, Zenna Pinkerton,
Hazel Stewart. '
Second soprano Alta Michener,
lone Cresswell, Alice Eager, Maude
Reeder. ' .
Alto Evangeline Blatchford, Mae
Douglas, Grace Foster, Lorraine
OREGON MOTHERS :
Hermiston Here This Afternoon
Hermiston high school, leaders in
the high school baseball league will
be here this afternoon to play Athena
high on the local grounds. Hermis
ton is reputed to have a good team
and a lively contest may be expected.
Coach Miller will start Huffman who
has made a creditable showing on the
mound in every game he has pitch
ed so far this season. The kids have
a nack of finding the range and bat
fairly well, and their fielding average
is beginning to look better. '
Consolidation Plans For
The Milton Eagle reports that the
committee of eleven business men
from Milton and Freewater appoint
ed recently to investigate the feasi
bility of uniting the two towns into
one municipality met Tuesday of this
week. ' '. -,
After a discussion of the problem
from every angle, all members pres
ent went on record as being heartily
in favor of the proposal, believing
that it would undoubtedly be a good
thing for the entire community. How
ever, there appeared obstacles to the
plan which seem to make it inad
visable for the matter o be further
considered. ' '
The committee, nevertheless, ex
pressed the hope and the belief that
the cordial relations now existing be
tween the people of Milton and Free
water will be continued.
Change In Bass Season
Of interest to Athena anglers is
the following announcement from the
state game commission: Latest rul
ing on bass, crappies, catfish, sun
fish and perch, is open season during
the entire year in all waters of the
state except that Oswego - Lake is
closed from December 31 each year
to April 15 of the following ycr.
Tahkenitch and Siltcoos Lakes are
closed from April 15 to July 1 each
year, . . ? ;
Pendleton Defeats Mac-Hi
Pendleton won the annual county
track meet Saturday from Mac-Hi of
Milton-Freewater, with a total of 84
points to 58. Temple and Arteburn
were the high point winners for Pen
dleton while Markham and Miller
were .the Mac-Hi leaders. Pendleton
took twelve of the 14 places. Hermis
ton was third in the meet with nine
points, and Helix fourth with three.
Collided With Horse
Enroute to Pendleton Tuesday eve
ning, the coupe driven by Tom Cook
of Helix was in a collision with a
horse on the highway. The fact that
Cook was driving at moderate speed
resulted in slight damge to his car
and minor injuries to Mrs. Cook and
Mrs. R. D. Cwkv ,
AT THE UNIVERSITY
Mothers of Athena Students
Receive Invitations To
; University of Oregon, (Special)
Oregon Mothers from every section
of the state will ba entertained at the
University of Oregon on the annual
mothers week-end, May 10 and 11,'
which is also the junior week-end
celebration. Meetings for the mothers,
organized at last year's session, ban
quets with sons and daughters, as
well as the various junior week-end
entertainments, are all part of the ex
tensive plans which are being laid.
Invitations have been sent to mo
thers and guardians of University of
Oregon students from Athena includ
ing Mrs. Eva Charlton, Mrs. Dean
Dudley, Mrs. F. J. Gross, Mrs. Lew
McNair, Mrs. F. B. Radtke.
- Mrs. Walter M. Cook, Portland,
president of the Oregon Mothers, will
preside at the executive committee
meeting, which will open the session
Saturday noon, May 10. Immediately
following this meeting, the Associated
Women Students will entertain the
mothers at a tea in Hendricks hall.
All mothers will attend a mass meet
in? in Guild hall at 4 n'Mnrlt. anA nh
this time various problems which con
cern parents and students will be
The highlight of the week-end will
be the banquet Saturday evening for
mothera and their anna nnA rianfyhfai-a
which will be held in Gerlinger hall.
f rominent people of the state and
university will be among the speakers,
v A special vesper service for the
mothers is being arranged for Sunday
at 4 o'clock in the music building.
Results of Matches On
Athena Tennis Court
In the tennis matches last Sunday,
Blatchford and Baker won from F.
Johns and L. Gray 6-l;63. Koepke '
and O. Michener won from L. Mich
ener and W. Pinkerton 6-2; 6-2. W.
Harden and E. C. Prestbye won over
LeGrow and J. Pinkerton 7-5; 6-2.
L. Geissel and D. Pinkerton took the
match from Miller and A. Taylor 6-1;
, Next Sunday morning the match
play will continue as follows: at 8:00
a. m. Harden and Prestbye wfll play
L, Geissel and D. Pinkerton in a semi
final match and Johns and Gray will
meet Eager and W. Pinkerton in the
first consolation match. At 9:00 a. m.
Blatchford and Baker vs. Koepke and
O. Michener in the other semi-finals
and LeGrow and J. Pinkerton versus
Miller and A. Taylor in the consola
tion round. At 10 o'clock the winners
in the consolation rounds will meet
the losers in the semi-final matches,
and at 11 o'clock the finals in both
rounds will be played.
A Sad, Sad Death
One of the saddest deaths chronic.
led for some time was that of Delpha
Woodward, seventeen year oli daugh
ter of Mr .and Mrs. Geo. B. Wood
ward of Walla Walla, Tuesday, after
an illness of only three weeks from
the incurable disease lumpleatic
lukema, for which medical science
knows no cause. Delpha was born at
Adams. She was excentionallv tal.
ented and led Walla Walla high
school in oratory and was tha author
of plays presented by the school. Sho .
was a member of the Woodward and
Lieuallen pioneer families of Uma
tilla county. Athena friends deeply
rctrret her death and will alwavs re
member her for her sweetness of
A Thrilling Experience
A thrilling experience befell Mrs.
Henry Koepke Saturday afternoon
while returning in the rainstorm from
Walla Walla, when her automobile
skidded and Went into the ditch The
car swerved onto the soft shoulder of
the highway at a point west of tho
Banister place and in attempting ta
bring the machine back on the hard
surface it swerved from s.idj to side.
Finally it struck the Bruno Weber
car which was passing, on a hubcap.
This turned the Koepke car around
and finally it stopped, leaning over on
its side "in the ditch. Fortunately
neither Mrs. Koepke nor her infant
son was injured and the cars were
but slightly damaged.
There are two cups for high school
championship trophies on display in
the show window of the Mosgrove
building on Main street. One of the
cups, awarded by the Helix Commer
cial Club to the winning grade school
at the sectional track meet at Helix,
was won by the Athena grade school
participants. The other cup, award
ed by. Jack Allen of Pendleton will
go to the high school baseball team
winning tha pennant la the Umatilla
high school lcagli.