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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, FEBRUARY 20, 1931'
Mrs. H. I. Watts spent Tuesday in
R..B. McEwen made a business
trip to Spokane Monday.
Jewell Pinkerton has been confin
ed to her home by illness.
Genevieve Barrett was confined to
her home with earache Friday.
Hugh Carey of Touchet, Washing
ton, visited in Athena Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Dudley of Day
ton will spend the coming week-end
here. -.. '
Mrs. Floyd Pinkerton and Mrs. C.
M. Eager were Walla Walla visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blair and Mrs.
Velton Read were Walla Walla visit
A number of Athena people were
guests at the dance in Adams Sat
Joe Diggins of Basket Mountain
called on Athena merchants the first
of the week.
Mrs. William Bush who lives at
Waterman station transacted busi
ness in Athena Tuesday.
Marion . Hansell was in Pendleton
Max Hopper spent Wednesday in
Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Watts were in
Walla Walla yesterday.
Carl Sheard transacted business in
Walla Walla Wednesday.
Sam Thompson of Pendleton called
on Athena friends Monday.
Weston visitors here yesterday in
cluded Newt O'Hara and Sim Barnes,
Mr. and Mrs. Will Bush were din
ner guests Sunday, of Mr. and Mrs
Allen H. Reynolds, a prominent
lawyer and financier of Walla Walla,
was in Athena yesterday.
Zeke O'Harra, a well known young
man of the Weston Neighborhood, was
an Athena visitor Monday.
Bert White former Athenaite, liv
ing at present at College Place, was
an Athena visitor Wednesday.
Rev. G. H. Hall of the Baptist
church spent Tuesday in Weston and
visited at the L. D. Dowd home.
Elmer Storie lately of Pendleton
and now residing in Walla Walla,
visited Athena friends yesterday. "
With the cessation of freezing tern
perature at night, farmers are pre
paring for summerfallow plowing.
MODERNISTIC WEAVE 20 SHEETS 20 ENVELOPES
In four colors White, Gray, Blue, Buff. Cellophane wrapped. Get
yours while they last as we can get only a limited number.
At this time we are introducing
TDilE NEW JTFAG ONE
OF TOILET CCDS
For the well groomed man. Comprised of the following products
BAY RUM SHAVING CREAM 35C
AFTER SHAVE POWDER 25C
VEGETAL LILAC, 8 oz. $1
VEGETAL ROYAL, 8 oz $1
CRYSTALLIZED BRILLIANTINE 50C
LIQUID BRILLIANTINE 50C
POM POM HAIR LUSTRE ...50C
perfumed hair oil 40c and 75c
HAIR and SCALP TONIC, 8oz. $1
AFTER SHAVE LOTION 75C
SOLD ONLY AT YOUR REXALL STORE
Main Street WATKINS' PHARMACY Phone 332
You always receive a full 100
cents' worth for every dollar
spent here. Buy all your
foods here and you will
be practicing economy
SPECIALS for SATURDAY and MONDAY
February 21st and 23rd
Coffee, Red and White, 1 lb.
2 for 69c
Crystal White Soap, (2 packages' trial size Peets
Granulated Soap, free)
10 bars for 39c
Chirardelli Ground Chocolate, 1 lb.
Baking 'Powder, Red and White, 1 lb.
Selox "" "
2 for 25c
Crab Meat, Chatka, is
3 for 98c
Tuna Fish, Ked and White, y2s
2 for 45c
White Diamond Flour, 49-lb. sack
Beans, Small White, California
3 lbs, for 25c
Beans, Red Mexican, California
4 lbs. for 25c
Flapjack Flour, large, package
Corn Meal, 9-lb. bags
$ MONTAGUE & CORNELL
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Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Frazier came
over from Milton Sunday and spent
the day at the J. W. Pinkerton home
Bryce Baker who suffered a severe
attack of influenza last week has re
covered and is able to be at work
The Methodist Missionary society
will meet at the home of Mrs. Lowe,
Wednesday afternoon of next week,
Tassie Stewart well known here and
formerly a farmer in the Helix dis
trict, was a visitor here from Milton
For Sale A large Casttile Circu
lator Heater and an Electric Range,
both practically new. Mrs. Chase Gar
field, phone 681.
Mrs. Ralph McEwen was a guest
at a Kappa Alpha Theta luncheon at
the home of Mrs. Angell in Walla
Ira Scott extensive farmer in the
vicinity of La Crosse and who also
farms considerable land at Helix, was
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith spent
several days at the Squaw creek home
of Charlie Cahill. Mrs. Cahill is
Mrs. Smith's niece.
Wilber Harden, Leonard Geissel and
Dean Pinkerton were among those at
tending the Elks' '49 show in Pendle
ton Saturday night.
Mrs. Nettie Davis of LaCrosse spent
the week-end at the George Gerking
home. Another visitor was Mrs. Say
lor from Butter creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson came
up from Pendleton Saturday evening
and visited the Lee Wilson and M. I.
Miller homes in Athena.
F. B. Radtke, proprietor of the
Athena Department Store, has been
confined to his home this week with
an attack of influenza.
H. H. Eickhoff, of the Eickhoff
Farm Products Corporation, came
over from Walla Walla, Tuesday, and
spent the day in Athena.
Jack Dow and a friend working on
county road construction near Cayuse
spent Tuesday night in Athena, re
turning to work Wednesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Stephens came
up from Pendleton Tuesday and in
the evening were dinner guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Rich
Mrs. E. F. Bloom assisted at the
concert presented by the Pendleton
Women's club at the Methodist
church in Pendleton, Sunday , afternoon.
Miss Freda Herndon of Milton vis
ited Athena friends Sunday. Miss
Herndon is a member of the senior
class at Whitman college in Walla
Workmen cleaned the gutters and
lawns of the Baptist church and par
sonage this week, which is a conclu
sive indication of the approach of
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Cunningham ana
little daughters are now demociled at
777 Savoy Boulevard, Portland, hav
ing moved there from Pendleton
week before last.
Ohayata group of Campfire girls
met at the home of Virginia Eager,
Wednesday afternoon. The hour was
taken up with making attractive
crepe paper owls.
The O. D. O. Club spent a pleasant
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Flint
Johns last Friday. The next meeting
will be at the home of Mrs. Virgil
Zerba, February 27.
Mrs. Lydia Sheard is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. O. C. McDowell at La
Grande and her brother, Wm. Mc
Corkell at Hot Lake this week. She
left Saturday by motor. '
James S. Johns, Jr., and James H.
Sturgis Of Pendleton made a trip on
appraisement matters to the east end
of the county Wednesday. They were
accompanied by W. S. Ferguson.
A group of Athena people motored
to Weston Friday night where they
attended a dance at the Community
Hall of that place. Fletcher's orch
estra of Pendleton furnished the
Fred Kershaw attended the funeral
of his cousin, the late Edward Wheel
an, at Walla Walla, Monday. Mr.
Wheelan died at Spokane Thursday of
last week. He is survived by a sister,
a resident of Walla Walla.
Mrs. Ralph Richmond recently was
operated on at the General hospital in
Walla Walla, and is convalescing sat
isfactorily. Mrs. Richmond was here
from Bonners Ferry, Idaho, visiting
relatives, when she was taken ill.
Members of the B. B. club were en
tertained at dinner and bridge at the
htmn nf Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lotrsdon
Tuesday evening. Mrs. Laurence
Pinkerton won high score and Mrs.
Flint Johns was the recipient of the
consolation prize. .
Sam Haworth is here from Fort
Steilacoom, Washington, visiting his
father, S. S. liaworth, who is in tail
ing health, and for a time was a
patient in St. Anthony's hospital. He
was removed to his home in the north
part of the city, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hodgen, who
spent the week-end with relatives
here and at Adams, returned to their
home at The Dalles, the fore part of
the week. Beryl's Dalles high school
hnakethall team of which he is coach,
lost to Pendleton and Mac-Hi.
The Farmers Bank of Weston will
hnU a nuhlic sale at the G. H. Sams
place, three miles northwest of Wes
ton, next Wednesday, beginning at
in m. Ranch stock, a tractor.
thrashpr. farm implements, cows,
calves, hogs, chickens, etc., will be
sold to the highest bidder.
MrKonz a Chanter. O. E. S. held Its
regular meeting Wednesday night at
the Masonic Hall. The members re
gret the resignation of the Worthy
Matron, Mrs. Chase Garfield who
nian leaving about March first for
Lewistofl, whet iht will midft. i
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dudley attend
ed the card party given by the Pen
dleton Country Club Tuesday night.
The 3 o' 4 club was entertained at
the home of Mrs. A. W. Douglas last
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Bryce
Baker hostess. Mrs. James Cress
well won high honors for the after
noon, the consolation going to Mrs.
A. A. Mclntyre. . The next meeting
will be at the home of Mrs. Sheldon
The Pinochle club was pleasantly
entertained at the Thorn Hollow home
of Mr. and Mrs. George Brace. High
scores were made by Mr. L. A. Cor
nell and Mrs. Dolph Thompson and
low went to Mr. W. E. Campbell and
Mrs. A. L. Jenkins. A number of
tables were in play following a splen
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Harwood will
entertain the N. A. G. & R., club at
their home Tuesday evening. Tues
day evening of last week the mem
bers of the club spent a pleasant eve
ning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.
C. Prestbye. After the dinner hour
bridge was played, Mrs. Prestbye
mnlfino- hich score.
Etude club met at the home of Mrs.
Bryce Baker Tuesday afternoon. Dur
ing the business session Mrs. Chase
Garfield resigned as president as she
will ioin Mr. Garfield at Lewiston
within the next few weeks. Due to
the forthcoming concert of the club
it was decided to hold weekly meet
ings for rehearsal.
In honor of her birthday Mrs.
Ralph McEwen entertained informal
ly at. Innohpon last Fridav. The
prettily appointed table was centered
with red and white flowers and red
taners and the menu carried out the
valentine idea. The afternoon was
snent nlftviner contract. The sruests
were Mrs. Henry Barrett, Mrs. Chase
Garfield and Mrs. C. M. Eager.
A committee of three from each
church met yesterday afternoon to
pomnlete nlans for union revival ser
vices to begin March 2 at the Baptist
church. A group of three evangel
ists has been called to lead the meet
ings and they come highly recom
mended. A free will offering and en
tertainment will be the only compen
sation asked for their services.
inc as a cnmnlete surprise a
group of friends honored Mrs. Don
Wilks in commemoration of her birth
day. Every detail for making the af
fair a success was careiuuy piannea,
a birthday cake being a feature. Those
present were Mrs. Savannah Knox,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles smitn, suit, ana
Mrs. Bun Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnston
and Mr. and Mrs. John Mayberry.
Complimenting her mother, Mrs. m.
t. Rrnv. Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton is
entertaining a group of the honorees
intimate friends this afternoon. The
hours are being spent renewing old
friendships and talking over old
times. The hostess will be assisted at
the tea hour by Mrs. Lisle Gray. The
guests are Mrs. F. B. Boyd, Mrs. Lee
Johnson, Mrs. D. A. Pinkerton, Mrs.
George Gerking, Mrs. C. A. Sias and
Mrs. Lisle Gray.
Mrs. M. I. Miller was hostess to
the Athena Study club Friday after
noon, when nine members were pres
ent and Mrs. A. W. Douglas was club
guest. Mrs. L. M. Keen gave a splen
did report on political activities in
China, and Mrs. Theresa Berlin gave
a paper on the history of Manilla. A
social hour followed the. lesson study
and tea was served by the hostess.
The club will meet at the home of
Mrs. Stella Keen, February 27.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Foster enter
tained at a bridge party Thursday
evening. The valentine motif was
used in the decoration. Three tables
of bridge were in play, high score
being won by Mr. and Mrs. Laurence
Pinkerton and the consolation by
Fred Pinkerton. Refreshments were
served by the hostess. Guests for the
evening were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Miller,
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton, Dr.
and Mrs. R. D. Blatchford and Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Pinkerton.
An institute for Campfire guardians
was held at Campfire headquarters in
Walla Walla Friday and Saturday.
A buffet supper followed by an ex
hibition was held Friday evening.
Saturday was taken up mainly in
conferences and round tables led by
Miss Janet McKellar field secretary
from New York. The affair closed
with a ceremonial " Saturday night.
Those attending from Athena includ
ed Mrs. C. M. Eager, Mrs. Ralph Mc
Ewen, Miss Betty Jane Eager, Miss
Myrtle Campbell and Miss Mary
Bridge foursomes are popular
among players in Athena. Mrs. M.
L. Watts, Mrs. E. C. Prestbye, Mrs.
W. S. Ferguson played at the home
of Mrs. H. I. Watts, Saturday after
noon. Helen Hansell and Edwin Mc
Ewen were guests at the Glenn Dud
ley home Friday night and, Mrs. H.
I. Watts, Mrs. M. L. Watts and Mrs.
Ralph McEwen played contract Mon
day at the home of Mrs. Dudley. A
foursome including Mrs. Glenn Dud
ley, Mrs. M. L. Watts, Mrs. Ralph
McEwen and Mrs. H. I. Watts en
joyed luncheon and contract at the
Marcus Whitman yesterday after
noon. Festoons of red "and white, and my
riod hearts decorated the Masonic
hall last Thursday night when mem
bers of McKenzie Chapter entertain
ed at a Valentine party. The guests
spent the evening playing hearts and
eight tables were in play. Mrs. C
M. Eager and Glenn Dudley were
awarded first prizes and Miss Mary
Berlin received the consolation. De
licious cakes and coffee were served
at the tables centered with daffodils
and pussy willows. Mrs. Fred Rad
tke, Mrs. Louis Keen, Mrs. John
Tompkins and Mrs. Chase Garfield
arranged and served supper and Mrs.
February 21st to 27th
Fancy California Red, 4 lbs. 25c
Northern White, 6 lbs. 25c
Weston Mountain, 16 lbs 19c
Per Sack ....$1.19
Fancy Romes, per box ...
Large Bottle, each ...
No. 1 Cans, 2 for ....:19c
No. 2y2, 2 for ............25c
Sego, Carnation, Borden's,
3 large cans ; 23c
White Diamond, 49 lb. sack.. 98c
Pabstett, Pemento and Swiss
Per Package ....:.......................15c
Fresh, I. X. L. Glazed and Cake Doughnuts, per doz.
ATHENA DEPARTMENT STORE
James Cresswell, Miss Helen Han
sell and Mrs. Henry Barrett planned
the decorations and entertainment.
Good crowds are -greeting Capt. G.
L. Hall since his arrival in our city.
Last Sunday was even larger than
the Sunday previous. Mr. Hall will
continue his sermon of last Sunday
morning. "Being a Christian what
then is involved?" Special music will
be in attendance at both services. The
Sunday school was the largest also
since Mr. Hall has been here. In the
morning he spoke at Adams than
drove to Athena afterwards. Every
one not attending . church elsewhere
is cordially invited to meet and wor
ship God with us.
' FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Mr. C. F. Swander, missionary sec
retary in Oregon, will speak at the
morning service. Mr. Swander is an
old college mate of Mr. Sias, who
hopes that there will be a large hear
ing on this occasion. We are assur
ed of an excellent address. .
Let there be the usual good attend
ance at the 10 o'clock Bible school.
There will be special music this Sunday.
UNION RELIGIOUS SERVICES
The Meade Union Evangelists, well
known in the Northwest, will be in
Athena, March 3d, to open in the
Baptist church covering a period of
two weeks. These meetings are
sponsored by the Baptist and Chris
tian churches of Athena, and it is
hoped that all Christian people, and
all who appreciate the need of a re
ligious revival in the community will
unite in hearty cooperation. The
character of these evangelists, and
their calibre are well established.
Would it not be well for you to plan
your time, and your other activities
so that you may have the benefit of
these meetings, and at the same time
lend your influence and presence for
the success of the effort?'
Eyesight Specialist Coming Monday
Dr. Dale Rothwell, Pendleton eye
sight specialist who 'is making regu
lar visits to Athena will be at the
hotel parlors all day Monday, Feb
ruary 23rd. Have your eyes examin
ed, Dr. Rothwell is known for the
beat in glasses at reasonable prices.
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