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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, APRIL 24, 1931
E. B; Foster is confined to his home
Frank Curl was a visitor here from
Pendleton Tuesday. .
Walter Adams was here from Wal
la Walla Wednesday.
A. C. Mclntyre, Pendleton attorney,
was in Athena Sunday,
Mrs. Maggie Banister has pur
chased a new Chevrolet sedan.
F. S. LeGrow was in Walla Walla,
Wednesday transacting business.
Jewell Pinkerton has returned to
school after an attack of measles.
A number of cases of measles are
still reported in Athena and vicinity.
Alvin Kibbey has been out of school
several days as a result of measles.
Mr, and Mrs. Ralph Singer and son
Fred visited relatives in Echo, Sun
day. B. B. Richards has been appointed
executor of the Sanford Stone es
state. The estate is appraised at ap
Herb Franklin and Lester Gangher
of State Line visited at the George
Green home, Sunday, Mr. Franklin
is a nephew of Mrs. Green.
Dr. R. D. Blatchford went down to
Portland and Salem Monday on busi
ness. J. W. Smith came over from Helix,
Sunday and witnessed the baseball
Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Watts motored
to Pasco and neighboring towns last
Ed Leonard came down from Waits
burg Monday and gpent the day in
Athena. . .
Frank Snyder, well known Weston
blacksmith was an Athena visitor
E. A. Dudley who is at College
Place for treatment is slightly im
M. L. Watts motored to Walla Wal
la Wednesday where he transacted
Mrs. Dora Sanchez arrived home
last week from an extended visit in
J. M. Banister and son Raymond
of Weston transacted business here
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bruce and son
Ralph spent Sunday at their home
Gordon Watkins went to Spokane
Monday evening, where he attended
a convention of Rexall druggist:
Tuesday and Wednesday.
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MOTHER'S DAY, THIS YEAR FALLS
ON MAY 10th
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SPECIALS for SATURDAY and MONDAY &
Specials for April 25th and 27th
Borax Chips, large
3 for 89c
R & W. Beans, 2s
3 for 49c
3 lbs, for 29c
Red and White Peaches, 2V;s
2 for 49c
Blue and White Peaches, 2yoS
2 for 43c
Blue & White Sliced Beets, 2s
2 for 35c
Red and White Corn Flakes
3 for 25c
Red and White Tomatoes, 2loS
2 for 39c
Red and White Colt'ee in Vacuum Tins
39c per lb.
Minit Oats or Reguar, 9 lb. bags
39c ., ,
Macaroni, Spaghetti, Noodles, Red and White
4 for 30c .
MONTAGUE a CORNELL
$ PHONE 171 $
Miss Bernice Wilson is ill at home
with a severe case of measles.
The Helix grade school is preparing
to participate in a May Day festival.
Mrs. Glenn Dudley played golf at
the Walla Walla country club TueS'
J. S. Norvell, Helix hardware mer
chant, is confined to his home with ill
The W. C. T. U. will meet at the
home of Mrs. George Gerking, Tues
Rev. Gerald C. Dryden spent Wed
nesday at the Heighton home south
east of Athena.
Mrs. George Brace and Mrs. Fred
Remillard of Thorn Hollow were in
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Bloom were din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon
W. H. Albee deputy game warden,
of Pendleton, was a business visitor
here Wednesday. -
G. H. Bishop prominent Freewa
ter attorney was a business visitor
Don Barnes, farmer of the Waits
burg district visited relatives in
John Thompson, prominent cattle
man of Gibbon was a business vis
itor here Thursday.
Tennis enthusiasts are cleaning the
courts and putting them in order for
the summer season.
Mr. and Mrs. Lisle Gray and little
sons spent a part of the day f unday
on the ymatilla river.
Amiel fachubert who has been ill
and threatened with pneumonia is out
of danger and improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jenkins vis
ited at the Helix home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. B. Boylen, Sunday.
Mrs. Fred Pittman spent yesterday
in Weston where she visited her sis
ter Mrs. Nellie St. Dennis.
Mrs. W. B. Campbell spent last
week at the home of her sister, Mrs.
Sam Bowman of Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Eager of
Dayton are visiting at the home of
their son C. M. Eager here.
Remember the ball game this af
ternoon Athena-Adams high school
teams on the local grounds.
A group of Walla Walla friends
enjoyed a buffet dinner at the Henry
Koepke home Saturday night.
Roy Hyatt was a business visitor in
Athena Wednesday, coming here from
his home on Weston mountain.
Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hodgen of The
Dalles, were week-end visitors at the
M. Johnson home in Athena.
Bert Loesdon and Dalberth Taylor
motored to Richland yesterday fore
noon and returned in the afternoon.
The recent frosts have injured
wheat near Adams and west of Athe
na to some extent, especially that
which has been cultivated this spring.
Anglers who fished on the Uma
tilla river and its tributaries Sunday,
reported high water and poor success.
Frank Pierce and R. S. Gonsell were
business visitors here Wednesday
from the reservation mountain district.
Ralph and Lloyd Gillis of Washtuc-
na were in Athena Monday, on busi
ness pertaining to the A. M. Gillis estate.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson and,
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tate of Pendle
ton spent Sunday at the Lee Wilson
Mrs. Donald Johnson and little son
are visiting at the home of Mrs. El
bee, sister of Mrs. Johnson, at Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. John Geiss of Adams,
have returned to their home there, af
ter spending several months in California.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Miller and
Goldie and George spent the week
end at the Robert Cutler home in La
Rev. Hutton of Milton preached at
the local Christian church last Sun
day in the absence of Rev. Sias in
Penn Harris and Lee Wilson went
over to Couse creek Tuesday and
creeled 42 trout of lawful size, be
The farm home and buildings on the
Edcar Forrest place on the Umatilla
river bottom, escaped damage in the
C. M. (Mel) White accompanied by
Mr. Collins.- a cattleman from the
Umapine district, were Athena vis
Adams hieh school plays Athena
high on the local grounds this after
noon', and the fans are expecting an
other close game.
F. C. Sloan was here from Spokane
this week transacting business in
connection with the Washington-Ida
ho Seed company.
Mrs. II. A. Barrett and daughter
Helen were luncheon guests Saturday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. D.
Smith in Helix.
Wayne Pittman has a miniature
chicken ranch up at his residence on
Adams street. He is speciauiing in
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Pinkerton en
tertained Mr. and Mrs. William Ham
mer of Walla Walla, Sunday, at their
home on Jefferson street.
Frank Blair, foreman of the Wash
ington-Idaho Seed company's clean
ing and grading plant in Athena, is a
new subscriber to The Press.
Mrs, Lois Tubbs assisted by Mrs.
Faye Mann entertained members of
the Adams Ladies Community club at
the club rooms Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton
and daughter Jewel, were visitors at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alva Bla
lock in Pendleton, Tuesday evening.
J. W. Pinkerton has assembled the
material for a rock corner in his park
ing strip on Fourth street. He obtain
ed the rock south of town. The rock
and soil have been arranged to re
caiva tht plants.
Miss Madeline Rohde who accom
panied R. A. Duffleld and family hoine
from Portland, after a brief visit has
returned to her home in McCoy, Ore.
Rogers & Goodman are vacating the
Barrett warehouse on Main .street,
moving farm machinery and imple
ments to the Northern Pacific ware
house. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Pinkerton spent
Tuesday night at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Maurice Frazier at Milton,
where their little granddaughter, Cel
este, was ill.
William McPherson and John Stan
dage spent Sunday fishing on the
Umatilla river and Bear Creek, near
Bingham Springs. They caught not
many trout, but good ones.
Mrs. Allie Mays of Waitsburg vis
ited at the home of Mrs. Jennie Bar
rett Wednesday. She was en route
to Pendleton to visit Mrs. Abbie
Mrs. Frank Little and her mother
motored to Kennewick Sunday to vis
it the latter's daughter who is ser
iously ill there. The visitors return
ed here Monday.
A number of Athena people will go
to Pendleton tomorrow to attend the
county track meet in which Athena
divisional track winners will com
pete in various events.
Miss Delia Bryant and Miss Blanche
Thorson spent the week-end at Lewis
ton where they visited at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Chase Garfield. They
made the trip by motor.
Mrs. C. M. Eager left Monday
morning for Portland where she will
spend the week. She accompanied
Mrs. Gilbert, her sister-in-law, and
the ladies made the trip by motor.
Word from Mrs. J. F. Kershaw at
Ontario is to the effect that her
mother, Mrs. Willaby is considerably
better. Mrs. Kershaw contemplates
returning home within a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hand have
moved from the Allen place west of
town to Athena to reside. They are
occupying the Jesse Gordon cottage
on Adams street, between Fourth and
Walter Myers, whose father was
formerly a miller here for the Preston-Shaffer
Milling company, and who
attended the Athena school, was a vis
itor in the city Monday. Walter rep
resents a California rubber company.
Members of the Adams Community
Dance club and their friends continue
to enjoy the popular Saturday evening
dances. Despite the busy season, the
dances are well attended.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Ross and
daughter, Geraldine, and Howard and
Harry Grove of Thorn Hollow, at
tended the benefit dance in Athena,
Wednesday evening of last week.
Circle No. 147 of Weston will in
itiate candidates at their lodge hall
in Weston, May 1. Athena Circle No.
10 will be honor guests and will take
several candidates to the neighboring
city for initiation. Refreshments
will be served and a social hour enjoy
Adams high school, under direction
of Miss Straughan, will present three
one-act plays at the school auditorium
on Friday evening, May 1. The date
was postponed from tomorrow night
on account of illness of cast members.
Glee club and orchestra numbers will
also appear on the program.
A group of friends were entertain
ed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. A.
Mclntyre Sunday, in honor of the
birthday anniversary of William
Potts. Mrs. Mclntyre's father. A
birthday cake centered the table and
plates were laid for Mr. and Mrs.
Clifford Walker, Mr. John Walker,
Miss Jennie Mae Walker and Miss
Violet Grover, and Mr. and Mrs. Mc
lntyre and two daughters.
Mr. Sias who has been supplying
the pulpit in Pendleton for the past
two weeks, will be in his own puipic
this Sunday to preach morning and
evening at the Christian church. Wed
nesday night, April 29th will be the
monthly "church night" at the Chris
tian church, when members and
friends will have a potluck lunch to
gether at 6:30 p. m., and participate
in a fellowship program.
The concluding meeting of the sea
son of the Jolly Twenty club was held
Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
James Lieuallen, Jr., at Adams, Fri
day afternoon, when plans were made
for holding a club picnic on some date
in June. Besides eleven members,
guests present were Mrs. Forrest
Zerba, Mrs. Clarence Tubbs, Mrs.
George Woodward of Walla Walla. At
the tea hour the hostess served salad,
hot rolls and cocoa.
In honor of the sixteenth birthday of
her daughter, Valeria, Mrs. Roy Can
non last Sunday entertained at din
ner a group of the former's friends.
At the attractively appointed dinner
table which was centered with sweet
peas, covers were laid for eight. In
addition to the hostess and the hon
oree there were present: Nylene Tay
lar, Rachel Smith, Maxine Moore,
Mary Jane Miller, Roberta Cannon
and Rose Marie Cannon.
Spring flowers were used in decora
tion at the Dell home Friday after
noon, when members of the Athena
bridge club were entertained by Mrs.
Dell. Guests in addition to club mem
bers were: Mrs. Armand DeMcrritt
of Walla Walla and Mrs. Fred Pink
erton. Following luncheon three
tables of bridge were in play, first
honors being won by Mrs. Glenn Dud
ley, second by Mrs. R. B. McEwen
while Mrs. Fred Pinkerton was the re
cipient of a guest prize.
The meeting of the Methodist ladies
Saturday was held at the home of
Mrs. W. O. Read near town, thirty
being in attendence. Visitors were
Mrs. Chas Betts, Mrs. Kohler Betts,
Mrs. Granville Cannon, Mrs. Garrett,
Mrs. Verlin Haverland and Mrs, Will
Campbell, jr. Interesting topics were
read by Mrs. W. O. Read, Mrs. Froom,
Mrs. Clarence Hand, Mrs. Arthur
PRICES for SATURDAY and MONDAY
Del Maiz, Blue and Gold per can..l5c
Silver Leaf, brand, per can ......lOc
A good, 4-tie Broom, each .......59c
Carsten's, 4s, . ..59c 8s. .;........1.17
6 Box Carton, each. ..........17c
Weston Mountain, per sk..:-.........95c
Carstens, per lb.......... ......
Boneless, in pure olive oil, can....lOc
3 Large Cans...... :.........19c
1 1-2 lb. Long Loaf Bread, each 10c
Beautify your lawn and shrubbery with Vigora, a
plant food, 25 lb, sack $1.95
ATHENA DEPARTMENT STORE
Lowe, Mrs. Velton Read and Mrs.
Ethel Montague. Mrs. Hand gave a
vocal solo. Refreshments were serv
ed by Mrs. Arthur Coppock and Mrs.
Ethel Montague assisted by the host
ess, Mrs. W. O. Read. The next meet
ing will be held at the home of Mrs.
The Thimble club held its second
meeting Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Ad Pinkerton. During
the business session completion of the
organization plans were made and
several new members added. A quilt
of sunbonnet baby design was start
ed and blocks given to members to
finish. Other members made the tea
towels which will be for sale by the
club. The towels are handmade and
embroidered and orders will be taken.
The hostess was assisted at the tea
hour, by Mrs. Will Harden and Mrs.
Laurence Pinkerton. Those present
were Mrs. Sarah Rowland, Mrs. Jim
Jones, Mrs. Stella Keen, Mrs. Lola
Payne, Mrs. Matt Johnson, Mrs. Lee
Johnson, Mrs. Will Harden, Mrs. A.
Garner, Mrs. Mary McKay, Mrs.
Will Pinkerton, Mrs. Elder, Mrs.
Bruno Weber, Mrs. Laurence Pinker
ton and the hostess. The club will
meet next Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Matt Johnson.
Additional School Notes
Honor Roll for April
Fifth grade Natelle Miller, Francis
Alkire, Beverly Barrett, Francis
Lawrence, Dale Jenkins, David Lowe,
Sixth grade Virginia Eager, Joyce
Pinkerton, Ruth Street, Melba Mon
tague, Iva Alkire, Tillman Taylor,
Those absent from the fifth and
sixth gardes this week were Clara-
belle McCullough, Billy Hansell,
Bryan Kibbey and Quentin Trump.
Billy Johns, Marjorie Martin and Na
telle Miller have returned to school
after absence due to illness.
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A Few More Everyday Prices
2yta Royal Red, Solid Pack Amaizo
Tomatoes Corn Starch
15C 3 for
Van Camps 25c
Tomato Soup - "
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IOC 3 for
3 Bars 25c
Palmolive Soap Chloride Lime
25C Regular Size, 2 for
One Palmolive Beads Free 25C
Carstens Happy Home Asparagus Pack
Bacon Backs Beans
1 Nice for frying, per lb. for Salads
A No. 1 Broom Whoopee Malt
98C 3 lbjans
Dust Pan Free OOC
Frank Little, Prop. Athena, Oregon. Phone 561
THE ATHENA MARKET
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That Money Buys
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Fish, Oysters, Crabs, Clams, Kraut in Season.
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