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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 5,1930 '
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AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
F. B. BOYD. Owner and Publisher
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September 5, 1930
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AnHv Gumo Says:
w UK (ya in T reneat as Bill
4 - - -Mr
! Dickey says 'It's a great world ,
. noiona If alive.1
f ana lew yevpic koxm -
Who intt. crossing accident trans-
at. Turner. Oreeon, and the
lives of five women were snuffed out
when a Southern Pacific passenger
train struck their automobile. The
fact that the engineer gave warning
mmr-tor of a mile each way, would
seem to indicate that the fault was
thn automobile, whatever the cause
it ; WfrMv nrobable that the car
stalled on the track or the driver,
miscalculating distance, met the
train ot tha nftssaee point. This is
111, Milk w -w v-w f V - m
hut. another trade warning that al
ways a train has the right-of-way
thrnuirh and over its trackage proper
ty, and aside from warning, the duty
Base ball fans are thrilled with the
close race being made by the teams
in the two major leagues. But few
games separate four teams in the
National leaeue for the pennant, and
the race in the American league is
closer than it was last year.
It annears to be Wilson vs. Ruth
for homerun honors this year, with
the squatty Cub outfielder leading the
Babe in total number of out-ol-tne-
lot smashes. Wilson is still on deck;
the Babe has a lame back we're bet
ting on Wilson.
We've felt for a long time that it
would come to this, lip-stick and all
Stvlishly dressed men will compete
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with the eentler sex this fall m win
ter harmonizing colors, even including
the particular shades of their com
.Tust. when evervbodv has had I
; that the engineer gave warning n WorJd.g playground
approaching the crossing, which up here Jn thfl pacific Northwest, and
not obscured for a distance of a . i00kini. Californiaward. here
another earthquake has to maKe
a to indicate that the fau t was ugs muss everyth5ng up again..?
the part of the woman driving p
United States immigration author
ities still allow Camera to remain
nver here to cod the coin. The ambl
inc A1d knocked over another set up
for a grand or two, the other evening
at Atlantic City. N. J.
Introducing Kimi Acino, Japanese
tv nnn rkiiih iiuui nai uuiki v
of the engine driver is to concentrate girl coming to this country to attend
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. ... ., iu4. .(nUl. Amnrrs? "Oh" HOW QO you Hue
the scneauiea run, . . . -
drivers are supposed to observe tne mew xorai . ,
established rule of "safety hrst" on ice cream f romi
arriving m tne Washington, will
crossings. , .a f jfltprmjne
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Athena schools open next monaay, . .
u.. i da emumveu. uj
inmcawuns Fu...w w u- ------ . Jud u,a8
year. Superintendent Pom comes - Nothi ,eS8 than
to Athena with V-pTy' $ 00 fine and a sentence of 30 day. in
Vn.no venra sunerintendency ol tne v .
: f ' . inii. Deems to aDDease tne juukb.
Adam3 school behind him ana iw
faculty which wm oe unaer a . . N(W Mexic0
ance here 7 Z th "V other, so long as the cowpuncher
care and forethought as to their ' Mr-r.lure caliber.
aDiuty. me coro ui smuo v..w
remain in their respective depart
ments as they left them at the close
of school last May, having given
eminent satisfaction in their school
room work. On another page of to
days Press will be found an introduc
Skookum hombre, is Jake!
23 Years Ago
Friday, September 13, 1907
Hundreds of tiers of wheat sacks
are beinir ' niled ud in Athena's big
warehouses, and the bulk of this sea
son's crop is now safe under shelter,
but wheat hauling is not over yet, by
An a result of a second stroke of
paralysis, Heaton Hill, eldest son of
Mrs. W. T. Hill, residing nortn oi
Athena, died at an early hour Tuesday
The first stroke came sev
eral days ago when the left side was
T.nt Rnndav. Seotember 8. at men
noon in the Christian church at Hele
na. Montana, the marriaee of Mr. W.
H. Hawley, of Billings, and Miss Josie
Danner. of this city, was solemnized,
the Rev. James F. McNamel per
forming the ceremony
B. B. Richards, resident agent for
the Puget Sound Warehouse company
has been eminently successful in tne
nnrrtmae nf pram this Season at
stations on the Northern Pacific
north of Athena. At Waterman
Hrandview and Hillsdale. Mr. Rich
ards has been so fortunate in his
dealings with wheat raisers that he
h neeiired 90 oer cent of this year's
crop, and at one of these stations, ne
secured all but one crop ana tne nan
of another one.
Miss Joseohine Deffry and her ex
cellent company will open a three
niirht eneaeement at the Athena
Opera House commencing inursaay.
Dick Nye and Niel Tittswortn leit
yesterday morning for Cambridge,
Idaho. Mr. Nye has a claim near
rnmhrido-e. and has been working in
th Pna-et Sound warehouse here. Niel
earned a tidy little Bum in the harvest
field. The boys will travel overiana.
T.ittle Ruth Rockrock suffered the
ffootiire nf her arm vesterdav while
performing on roller skates. This is
the second time the limn has Deen set
Virr Tir Sham
Miss Ferol McBride is visiting her
grandparents at Weston this weeK.
Mr Fmerv LaHue exhibits some
fin. rmtntnen crown in his earden on
the west side that would rank well
with anv asrricultural display. Ihey
can't be beatea
ted. The Preston-Parton Milling
company of this city is supplying
sacks to Helix farmers. 1
fienl Mnllcev. the veteran buckaroo
came down from Meacham yesterday.
He brought down a bunch of 78 head
of Hugh Robie's beef cattle.
Miss Ruth McElroy is reported HI
at her home near Cambridge, Idaho.
Misa McEIrov has lone been a suffer
er from rheumatism, and it is presum
ed tnat tne oia trounie nas again as
sailed her. She has a host of friends
here who regret her sickness.
Miaa Dollv Bloch. who has been ill
for several years from the effects of
ntnmaine nniannmir at her home in
Spokane, recently underwent a most
heroic operation, m which the three
joints in each arm were broken, thus
releasing the ligaments to perform
their proper functions. The young
ladv ia rifiinc as well as COUia De ex
nee ted and hones are now entertained
that she may finally regain the use
of her limbs.
For Rent A comfortable home in
Athena. Enquire at the Press office.
TTnr Sale Choice February ewe
lambs. There are twenty of them.
For Sale Good cream separator
for sale, or trade for wood. A.
Garner. " -'. "
Milk Cows Good, fresh Milk cows
for sale. Henry Koepke, Athena,
phone 32F12. .v .
NOTICE OF FINAL ACCOUNT
In the County Court of the State of
Oreeron for Umatilla county.
In the Matter of the Estate of
Mitchell Thompson, Deceased.
To all persons whom it may con
cern: Notice is hereby eiven tnat
Cecil Curl, administrator of the es
tate of Mitchell Thompson, deceased,
has filed his final account and report
in the administration of the estate;
that the County Judge by order duly
made and entered has appointed Mon
day the 15th day of September, 1930,
at the hour of ten o clock in tne lore
noon as the time and the -County
Court House at Pendleton as the
place where all objections and ex
ceDtions to said final account and re
port will be heard and a settlement of
the estate made.
Dated this 15th day of August,
CECIL CURL. Administrator,
Peterson & Lewis, Attorneys for
Administrator. v ... A15S12
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
TTMDF.R F.YP.f!tITION :
Notice is hereby given, that by vir
tue of an execution issued out of the
P.iw5t Pmirt t1 tho fitntA nf Drecnn
for Umatilla County, on the 2nd day
of August, A. D., 1930, to me direct
ed and delivered, upon the judgment
vanforad and ontored In said P,nnlt
on the 30th day of December, 1921,
in favor of B. B. Richards, as plain
tiff and airainst Dean T. Willabv and
Cook House Cook house on wide
track, for sale. James Duncan, Athe-
no, phone 30F15.
Pnr Sale A New Coleman Air-0
Gas range, slightly used. Mrs. Callie
Sanders, Athena, phone ttufzi.
Pnlea R A. Ball. Weston. R No,
has tamarack and red fir poles for
sale at reasonable prices.
Wood Lieht Yellow Pine wood at
$5.50 ner cord, accessible lor wuck
honiino- W M. Harvey. Gibbon
PETE8SON & LEWIS
Attorneys at Law
staniner Buildine. Pendleton, Oregon
Practice in all State and f eaerai
WATTS ft PKESTBYB
Mais Street. Athena. Oregon
State and Federal Court Practice
4 Dr. W. H. McKinney
Physician and Surgeon
Dr. Sharp's Office
Office Hours at Athena 1 to 6 p. m.
Phone 462. Office Hours at Weston
. m. tn 12 noon. Phone 83. Calls
made day or night.
A LOGICAL PROGRAM
(From The Manufacturer)
"I think more can be accomplished
uuys x l cot, w jor ine prutctnuH w...
tory article pertaining to the opening jeies, motorists by the enactment
of Bchool and the instructors selected of g0aiied financial responsibility
for the coming year. 8ws supplemented by adequate regis-
0 , . tration, license and safety laws, than
Georee Bernard Shaw, at 74, hasLun.,n anv fom 0f compulsory
begun editing his whole literary out- automobile liability insurance," says
put, not caring to leave the job to p nobertson Jones, general manager
posterity. An edition of 30 volumes, i tha Association of Casualty and
limited to 1000 sets is now in prepar- Surety Executives. "The greatest
ation, and George is as crabby as a need t0ay i8 accident prevention, not
soreheaded bear. To a representative accid.ent indemnity. The safety-fin-
of a newly organized woman's society, anciaj responsibility measures meet
a.J .. '.t Via latAfit .... , 1 1 4-Vnt
Who requcsieu a cuy ui iwo . jn,g nee(j Detter man any jbu w"
hnnk free. Shaw exclaimed: ''Damn it, evlsed. Comnulsory in-
no j a woman's society that cannot af- l8urance" measures, by subordinating
ford to pay 15 shillings for a copy oi safety to indemnity, have a directly
my book has no right to exist!" opposite tendency, as demonstrated
0 ' , by the Massachusetts experiment.
n . ...n.i n.illun iii flnntinf around I m. -.1- mot nrmild
j l. . i. .. t Tninna and thntfRands I i. fH Taw..' mmorlnl
in viiu HtBifC vi 1 seem to oear oui.
of lloosiers are about to sneeze their gafety responsibility laws, varying
rt" rrL. n4A4,!nl wnmunaH nis 1 . . 1 . t. nnnnf.H In
neuas oir. in yvvemm s"v,u (only in aetau, nave irceu ciu.
trict of the United States lies east of California, New York and a few other
tVio TJnplfv Mountains, thank heaven. I t j hiv annnrent.lv been very
However, scientists tell us that the 8UCCS8fui, On the other hand, no
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l'acitic coast Biaies nvw muu 1B' matter what one may tmna auuuv mo
it t.,, tnat Snattla is the onlv city I -1 ...milanrv insurance
vjl uuv .h. v - - - - - - I unconuiviviicii vvin j
in the nation totally free from it. And hw . Maaaaehusetts. it has not de-
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mat s strange; we ve wwnjo "v"- creased accidents ana nas rwuo
n t oe Deaien. i virgii Ji. wiiiaDy, as aeienaants xor
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pam- the sum of One Thousand Fifty One
bran, September 10, 1906, twin "p no Ww"'u' ""r;
j Vitai est thereon at the rate of 8 per cent
daughters. afripi,t, per annum from December 1st, 1920,
Miss Flora Booth will matriculate ,. .. . .. - -n ?nm ni
mm I uiiuaa uoiui wtu u . iiv was
With the E. O. IN. taxing a com- $125no attorney's fees, and the fur
mereial course. I thai, mnm nf 90. nn ennta and dia
. .IK,. MM... V " wwmvm
waiier rmiieiu, ouu v ... i pursemenis, wnicn bhiu judgment uas
Armfield. is ill in a Spokane hospital been docketed and enrolled in the of-
with tyohoid fever. fice of the Clerk of said Circuit Court,
J W. Hopper was up from fine i aia, on xne sna aay oi aukubi,, a.
Creek ranch Wednesday with a load D., 1930, levy upon all of the right,
of fine pears which were handled by
Taggart. Mr. Hopper says the tree-
water packing houses are buying
heavilv on BDnles.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Dobson drove to
the Umatilla river Sunday, and spent
the day with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. uay
Out in the Helix and Juniper neigh
UUl in tne neiix emu ounier uenjn- V i S . ; f; '
borhoods, where there yet remains on the , 8tt . dn r of September A
considerable srrain to harvest, many
ranchers find themselves short of
sacks. The reason for the shortage is
that the crop is larger than anticipa
enneated courts, "faked" claims, the
withdrawal of at least one company
fm doinff business in that state,
and a chaotic political argument over
Of qual importance are the regis
that Seattle had everything.
Last vear a national magazine pick
ed Roy Gray of Fort Madison, Iowa,
as being the country's "average man.
XT.... T... nn.r. all that 10 has CV9T
1 U W xwy onjro ... .v ' I v v-
received from that distinction is a lot tration and licensing laws mentioned
aa tn toon nut nf tha wav of Kw Mr Jnnes. Only 17 states require
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-,n..oman nj writers. Ilia business, ovnmination of drivers. In the other
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it,. . ,i,,r cnnAa merchant, has 91 thnnaanda of reckless and incom
i Innraooad 11 a rt- rivora are nllowed to US6 tne
suit of the proprietor's notoriety, and public highways where they menace
he has more gray nairs m mo nu tne lives anu iirupcivy
title and interest and claim of said
defendants in and to the following
described real property in Umatilla
County, Oregon, to-wit:
The East 34 feet or tot 4,
Block 1, Kirk's Third Addition
to Athena, Umatilla County,
State nf Oretron.
Notice is hereby given that I will,
Dr. W.Boyd Why te
Stangier Building, Phone 708
' Pendleton. Oreeon. 857 i
DR. S. F. SHARP
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Bring in Your Bent
and Sprung Axles
THIS SHOP IS EQUIPPED
WITH AN AXLE GAGUE
TO STRAIGHTEN AXLES
Acetylene Welding and Black
C. M. Jones Blacksmith Shop
j RELIADLE I
Main St H. H. HILL Athena
The Athena Hotef
MRS. LAURA FROOME, Prop.
Conrteons Treatment, Clean Bed
. Good Meala
Tourists Made Welcome
Special Attention Given
to Home Patrons
Corner Main and Third
Bell & Gray
Phone 593 , s
Always At Your Service
City and Country
Continental Oil Company
Always at Your Service
Athena Service Station
Gas. Oils, Greasing
Automobile Accessories Tires
BRYCE BAKER, Prop. . . Athena, . . Phone 762
Post Building, Athena. Phone 582
than ever before.
Of-cn Air Circus Acts
Daily Horse Show
IQQrt of tha hnnr nf V. nVlnrlf TV m.
of said day, at the West Door of the
County Court House, Pendleton, Ore
gon, at public auction, for current
lawful money of the United States of
America, sell all of the right, title,
claim and interest of said defendants
Dean T. Willaby and Virgil E.
Willaby had in and to the above de
scribed property on the 3rd day of
non.mlt.ii A T) 1Q.2Q nr nfnrfl then
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have acquired, to the highest bidder
for cash, or so mucn inereoi, as may
be necessary to satisfy said judg
ment, the proceeds to be applied to
satisfaction of said execution and all
Dated this 2nd day of August A. D.,
TOM B. GURDANE,
Sheriff of Umatilla County, Oregon.
Aug- g-lo-zz-za, aepc o
Foley's Honey and Tar
wres colds, prevents pneumonia.
H. A. Trick
Carpenter and Contractor
We Have the Agency
For the r ;."'V
Macy Tailoring System
Twin City Cleaners
T. E. Smith, Prop. Freewater, Oregon ;
Farmers Grain Elevator
Grian and Feed
A Full Line of Sperry s Chick Feed
Phone 382 LEE WILSON, M'gr.
Published in the intesesta of the people of Athena and vicinity by
Athena, Oregon, September 5, 1930 . No. 35
'$7i new to atl&n3l
Tha wishes of Attorney Wigfall in-
vnlvpd in his neculiar last will and
tnsfanipnt were carried out by Port
land friends with the exception of the
proviso which stated that his head go
tn n medical school. Even his request
thnnirh hn bad been a minister of
the cosnel that no religious service
be held, was carried out in detail by
Via pnti.rin nf friends. W'hO Were
friends to the last.
The influence of the "merger age"
Sa nt lust rem-hinsr the farm. In the
words of M. G Thomburg. Secretary
of Agriculture of Iowa, "The records
of the past few years indicate that we
are going to have fewer farmers,
larger production and lower costs of
production. This meana continued im
provement in efficiency per man."
Th Columbus Record, an Italian
nublished at Portland, is
cmnnsnrinir a nieht school exclusively
for classes of Italians in naturalixa-
tion and American citiienship. After
the Record gets through, with its
.Humtinnnl venture in Portland, we
nearest that it establish school
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Walla Walla General Hospital
all.. 1 1 1 ?J.1
A modern non sectarian mty rjea nospiwi,
all up to date modern hospital f acuities for the care
X-l?ay 6and bacteriological labortories, washed air
ventilation. . , j tu.
Only graduate nurses are employed and their ser
vices are included at the regular rates which are
$3.50 to $6.00
Special nurses extra. Your interest and patronage
is solicited. Phone 480
A person that is all wrapped
up in themselves makes a very
small package. ; '
IT IS A GOOD IDEA
To check up on your fuel
needs for the coming winter and
place the order now. Did you
know that a ton of one kind of
coal may contain more heat ,
than a ton of some other kind ?
Our coal ranks high in heat pro
Farmer (to friend) : "I hear
Bert, that while ye were in the
city ye took up this here golf.
HoVd ye like it?"
Bert: "Well, it ainl bad. It's a
bit harder than hoein turnips
an' a bit easier than diggin'
Dear Editor: "I have the
habit of topping the ball when
driving. What can I do?"
Dear Mr. Mac: "Have you
tried turning the ball over be
fore you hit it? That some
No cursing the street to get
to the warehouse now. A
splendid walk leads there now.
Also a new walk in front of the
This remains to be seen said
the elephant as he walked down
the freshly poured cement walk.
"What have you a knot in
your handkerchief for?"
"My wife put it there to re
mind me to post a letter."
''And have you done so?" -
"She forgot to give it to me."
Saves money for you by reduc
ing your fuel bills and keeping
your home in a healthful con
A kind for every need. ;
Schroeder says , that when
building information is needed
to call him. He just finished a
nice job of work for Eickhoff.
Just because person criticizes
doesnT mean he ia a critic
A. M- Johnson, Editor.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ATHENA, OREGON,
Announces that it has com-pieted the organ
ization of a
and is qualified to act as Executor, Administra
tor, guardian, or in any other fiduciary capac
ity. Just think what 37 years of successful banking
experience would mean to the executor or ad
ministrator of your estate.
Ask us for Information
Reduction In Electric
The following reduction in Electric light rates wiB
be in effect on and after March 15, 1929:
First 30 KWH hours used, per month.10c per KWH
Excess over 30 KWH used, per month.:..3c per KWH
The above rates apply when bills are paid in full within 10 days
from date of bill. Otherwise, the rate will be increased by 10 p
cent on each item.
First 100 KWH used per month .10c per KWH
Next 200. 1 7c per KWH
Next 300 . fi Tier KWH
Next 400.. . 5c per KWH
Excess over 2000..
jfc per KWH
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The above Tates apply when bills are paid in full within 10 days
from date of bill. Otherwise, the rate will be increased by 10 per
cent on earh item
rreston-Shaffer Milling Company