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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, JULY 18, 1930 . ..
Mrs. Verne Dudley of Dayton, spent
last week-end with relatives in Athe-
na. '-" ' " - , ,
Miss Delia Bryant and Miss Blanche
Thorson called on Athena friends
Tuesday evening. - ,
, Mrs. Williams of Freewater was a
week-end visitor with her son A. L.
Jenkins and family.
Mrs. L. R. Pinkerton and daughter
visited at the Alva Blalock home in
Mrs. Rawl Morrison and small
daughter spent last week-end at the
A. M. Johnson home. , -."
. Mrs. Gordon Watkins and daughter
and Miss Mildred Watkins returned
home Sunday from Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bannister re
turned home Tuesday evening after
several weeks spent in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Len Douglas, Mrs. A.
W. Douglas and daughter and Arleen
Myrick Bpent Saturday in Walla Wal
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Wm. DeFreece of Glen, California,
arrived in Athena Tuesday and is a
visitor at the F. D. DeFreece home.
Jewel Pinkerton was a Saturday
night and Sunday guest at the
Barney Foster home south of town.
Mrs. Nellie Taylor came over from
Walla Walla, spending the week-end
in Athena with friends and relatives.
Mrs. Frank Little enjoyed a visit
Sunday from her sister Mrs. H. C.
Turner and family of Kennewick,
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Mansfield of
Pendleton spent Sunday with their
daughter Mrs. A. W. Logsdon and
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Harder and
daughter Mary Jane of LaGrande vis
ited relatives in. Athena Tuesday and
- Walter Bannister, Jr., is at the
home of his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. D. B. Bannister at Umapine,
helping in the hay fields.
Miss Carolyn Kidder left Monday
morning for Butte, Montana, where
she will spend the remainder of the
summer with her mother, Mrs. Jack
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Frick's. Metal Weather Stripping.
Good weather for ice cream. Get
yours at Kilgore's Cafe.
A. L. Douglas was a guest at the
Arthur Douglas home Sunday.
A. L. Jenkins and family called on
relatives in Milton, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gorman were
in Athena yesterday from Portland.
Miss Arleen Myrick and Miss Mar
jorie Douglas were in Walla Walla,
G. M. Morrison, well known Adams
wheat raiser, was an Athena visitor
Mr. and Mrs. James Akey of Pen
dleton were visitors at the Frank Lit
tle home Sunday.
Roy Cannon is at the home of his
father, Cass Cannon, seriously ill and
under medical care.
Athena friends wishing to write to
Weldon Bell, should address him at
919 S. Burlington St., Los Angeles.
"Dutch" McPherrin is here from
Walla Walla, manning a wheat truck
for the Barney Foster threshing crew.
The thermometer scaled the regis
tration peak of 107 at Walla Walla,
Sunday, the hottest day there of the
Born to Mr. and Mrs. George Ban
nister, Jr., at Walla Walla, July 14,
1930, a son. Mother and son are do
Dr. McKinney reports the birth of
a daughter, July 8, to Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Pierce, at their home on Wild
Mary Ann Twohy, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Twohy of Portland is
visiting at the Boyd home for a
couple of weeks. .
Mrs. W. J. Kirk, Mrs. 0. E. Bow.
man and two daughters and Mrs.
Lloyd Michener were Walla Walla
Loganberries Nice, juicy iogan
berries at Heath's on Weston Moun
tain. Furnish your crates and pick
them at $1 per crate. ,
Mrs. Ora Burke and Mrs. Ida Ban
nister visited at the Robert Lee home
on Dry Creek Saturday and also call
ed on friends in Milton. -
The East Oregonian reports that
Henry J. Taylor, who was taken ill
July 4th, is able to be on the streets
again and is much better.
Roderick Blatchford of Salem call
ed Tuesday on his brothers Dr. R. D.
Blatchford and Fred Blatchford,
while en route to Spokane.
M. L. Watts spent Tuesday . in
Waitsburg, attending the annual of
ficers and stockholders meeting of
Preston Shaffer Milling Co.
H. Wade LeRoy and family are here
from Burns for the harvest season.
Mr. LeRoy will again operate Floyd
Pinkerton's combine harvester.
' "Pike" Miller, who has been care
taker at the Legion Natatonum since
opening day, will take charge of Louis
Berlin 8 combine during harvest.
Raspberries and loganberries of
excellent quality from the mountain
farms east of Athena, are being re
tailed this week at the local stores.'
Mrs. 0. 0. Felthouse, Mrs. Bert
Mullens, Mrs. George Wagner and
Mrs. 0. C. Pierce of Hermiston, visit
ed at the home of Mrs. Frank Little.
Alex Mclntyre was in town from
the ranch Wednesday. He will begin
harvesting his wheat crop, , Monday,
limbering up the machinery tomor
row. - .
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Dudley, Miss
Jessiedeane Dudley and Miss Kath
leen Radtke spent the week-end at
the Dudley cottage at Bingham
Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson of Cali
fornia arrived in Athena Saturday
visiting at the homes of D. A. and
J. W. Pinkerton, brothers of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Payne and
daughters) Mrs. Stella Keen and Mr.
and Mrs. Glenn Steen enjoyed an out
ing at Bingham springs Saturday
and Sunday. .
Mr. and Mrs. Len Douglas and son
Clarence of San Diego and Dr. Flenor
Douglas of Los Angeles, spent the
week-erfd with their brother, A. W.
Douglas and family.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Elder and son,
former residents of Waitsburg, after
visiting at the Ralph Singer home in
Athena, have left for their home at
Santa Rosa, California.
Attorney Scott, representative in
the legislature and republican candi
date and endorsed by the democrats
for reelection, was in Athena from
Milton, Tuesday evening. .
--Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boon who have
been here the past three weeks in the
employ of the Pacific Telephone &
Telegraph company left Wednesday
morning for North Powder.
Mrs. Sims Dickenson and daughter
Phyllis were in Walla Walla Tuesday
at the bedside of Mrs. Dickenson's
father, TV P. DeFreece, who is criti
cally ill at the Walla Walla hospital.
Mrs. A. R. Scott and two small
daughters of Los Angeles arrived in
Athena last Saturday and will spend
about six weeks visiting Mrs. Scott's
sister Mrs. Glenn Dudley and family.
The members of the W. C. T. U.
will meet next Tuesday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Louis Dowd, on
Weston Mountain, where a program
of interest will be the feature of the
Mrs. M.- M. Johns returned home
Tuesday evening from Portland where
Bhe has spent several weeks. On ac
count of her brother's illness, Mrs.
Johns will return at once to be at his
Bill Switzler. owner of the Umatil
la ferry boat on the Columbia river,
was an Athena visitor Saturday. Mr.
Switiler is identified with the Pen
dleton Round-Up each year in capac
ity of a Hi-Yu wrangler in the arena.
He formerly was engaged in raising
horses in large numbers in the Horse
Heaven country, and his stock used to
be in demand for the wild horse race
t the R&Uoi-Up.
Elmer Johnson and son Merle arriv
ed in Athena last week from their
home in Lebanon, Or., . in quest of
summer work. Merle departed for
Hood River Monday where he will be
engeged in fruit packing.
Mr. and Mrs.' Chas. Kirk, and
daughter Areta, arrived in Athena
Wednesday evening from Creston, B.
C. After a few days spent with rela
tives and friends they will go to
Halsey, Ore., for an extended visit.
Pastor Sias has Been trimming the
shade trees at the Christian church
parsonage this week. With ladder,
saw and a good strong arm, Mr. Sias
has changed the appearance of the
trees for the better.
Attorney Prestbye has been suc
cessful in eradicating the dandelion
growth in his lawn, with a newweed
exterminating fluid, which is sprayed
over the lawn, affecting weeds but in
no way injuring the grass.
Mahlon Haworth, who has been at
Pendleton for several months receiv
ing medical treatment is in Athena,
staying at the home of his father. He
is better than for some time past. He
has been in the hospital for a year.
W. J. Giiolson has returned from
a visit to his daughter, Mrs. A. A.
Foss, north of Freewater. Mr. Ghol
son explains that he didn't cool off by
changing his location from Athena to
the Walla Walla valley for a few
The union evening service . will
occur at the Christian church next
Sunday night. Rev. Dow will deliver
the message. Beside a general song
service, special music will also be
furnished. The public is cordially in
vited. A goodly number of swimmers took
advantage of the free instruction
given by Harold Hatton of Pendleton
at Legion Natatorium, the fore part of
the week. Mr. Hattoh's instructions
here were sponsored by the Umatilla
County Red Cross."
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koepke, Sr.,
and son Dr. Koepke who have spent
some time here from California vis
iting their son and brother Henry
Koepke, Jr., and family left last Fri
day for Seattle where they will visit
Ernest Koepke in that city. '
Bonnie Johnson, down at the D. A.
Pinkerton. home is a very happy lit
tle girl. When Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Nelson arrived in Athena this week,
from California; they brought with
them a pair of love birds for Bonnie,
and the little miss is very much de
lighted with her pets.
Roderick Blatchford of Salem, vis
ited at the home of his brother,' Dr.
R. D. Blatchford in Athena the fore
part of the week. Mr. Blatchford who
is a medical student at University of
Oregon, went to Pomeroy, Washing
ton, where he has a position in a
grain warehouse for the harvest seas
on. Mrs. H. I. Watts was hostess to the
Athena bridge club last Friday after
noon. Four tables of bridge were at
play with the following guests pres
ent: Mrs. A. A. Mclntyre, Mrs. A.
H. Mclntyre, Mrs. Fred Pinkerton,
Mrs. F. L. Zerba, Mrs. R. D. Blatch
ford, Mrs. J. C. Harwood and Mrs.
Lew McNair. High club score was
won by Mrs. W. S. Ferguson and
high guest score by Mrs, A. A. Mc
lntyre. Punch was served during the
afternoon by the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. Flint Johns returned
Tuesday from Vancouver, Wash.,
where they attended the Golden Wed
ding celebration of Mrs. Johns' par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Chapman of
that city. The event was a notable
one, comemmorating a double wedding
that of Mr. and Mrs. Chapman and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wickar, the lat
ter a sister of Mr. Chapman, which
occurred fifty years ago last Sunday
in Kansas, the two couples being
present as well as ten people who at
tended the first wedding. The cele
bration was held at a picnic in
Kalama, Wash., with one hundred
relatives being present, including
eleven children of Mr. and Mrs. Chap
man and their families. On Monday
a reunion of the Chapman family
was held at the parental home in Van
couver. . . ' ' ' -
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"Loving kindness," will be the ser
mon topic at the eleven o'clock hour
next Sunday; come and enjoy this
service and the Bible school at nine
fifty with us . We will entertain the
union service at ' the eight o'clock
hour. Mr. Dow of the Baptist church
will speak. We trust that there will
be a good attendance. - A vigorous use
of the saw has ' been in evidence
among the trees on the church and
parsonage property, which manifestly
improves the appearance.
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