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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, MAY 1, 1931;
. Henry Barrett transacted business
in Pendleton Saturday.
Mel White of Umapine was a busi
ness visitor here Friday.
Bryce Baker made a business visit
to Dixie, Wash., yesterday.
Mrs. Glenn Dudley was confined to
her home by illness this week.
Clarence Ross of Gibbon, who has
been riding range for the Weston
Cattle association for the past six
years, was a visitor in Athena, Monday.
Helen Barrett and Laura Ross were
dinner guests of Valerie Cannon Sun
day. Miss Itol Schubert and Mrs. Ervin
Tucker visited friends in Weston,
Ralph McEwen, Jr., motored to La
Grande Saturday and spent the week
end with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. George Ayres of Wal
lula, spent Sunday at the home of
Mrs. M. M. Johns.
Mrs. David Stone came over-from
Walla Walla Monday, and visited
friends in Athena.
Mrs. M. L. Watts arrived home
Sunday from Portland, where she
spent several weeks.
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ANDY FOR MOTHER'S DAY
Your mother as well as every other
mother enjoys candy, the sweetest of all gifts.
A complete assortment of fine candy
awaits your selection.
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3 lb. Can
5 lb. Can ....
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In the Oven
Mix Now, Bake When Wanted
SPECIALS for SATURDAY and MONDAY
Specials for May 2nd and 4th
Sliced Pineapple, Red and White 2s
2 for 49c
Sliced Pineapple, Blue and White
2 for 35c
Snowdrift, 3 lbs.
. Crystal .White Soap, 5 bars
Super Suds, 1 package
Crystal White, Gran large
C. W. Gran., Two 10c pkgs
Red and White, Coffee, 1 lb. tin
Marmalade, Orange, 3 lb. glass
Tru Bake Sodas, 2 lbs. and Tru Bake Grahams, 2 lbs.
Both for 55c
Canada Dry Ginger Ale and Lime
4 for 75c
B. and M. Beans and Brown Bread
Sugar, 10 lbs.
Local White Beans
10 lbs, for 35c
Red Mexican Beans,
10 lbs. for 49c
MONTAGUE & CORNELL
Nat Kimball of Pendleton called on
Athena friends Wednesday.
F. S. LeGrow has been indisposed
with a severe cold this week.
William ' Morrison was a business
visitor from Pendleton this week.
Hugh Carey and Frank Ensley
sheared the Barrett sheep this week.
Max Hopper motored to Pendleton
Wednesday where he transacted busi
ness. Miss Velma Schubert spent Wed
nesday in Walla Walla, visiting
W. L. Rayborn and son Walter
were here from Weston Mountain,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thompson
were Saturday visitors at the J. , .
Eugene Schrimpf has finished plow
ing the field east of town belonging
to the Kirk estate.
Orren Gibbs of Ukiah, son of Mrs.
J. D. Huggins, visited at the Hug
gins' home Monday.
Mrs. J. M. Morris of Freewater,
was a Sunday visitor at the home of
Mrs. Clifford Walker.
Ed Winter of the Inland Empire
Bank in Pendleton was a Wednesday
business visitor here.
Mrs. C. M. Eager returned home
from Portland Friday after spending
the week in that city.
The condition of E. A. Dudley who
is at College Place sanitarium re
mains about the same.
Mrs. Evelyne Price and children of
Pendleton visited at the home of her
mother, Mrs. Drexell, Sunday.
Miss Iris Little, society reporter
on the Walla Walla Bulletin, visit
ed her parents here Sunday.
A number of people from Athena
and vicinity enjoyed the day Sunday,
picnicing on the Umatilla river.
Edgar Copenhaver spent the week
end in Portland, returning from the
metropolis the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Pinkerton en
tertained Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Fra
zier of Milton at dinner Sunday.
Mrs. W. E. Campbell was a visitor
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George
Brace at Thorn Hollow, recently.
Mrs. Bryce Baker, Mrs. Gross and
Mrs. Arthur Douglas spent Wednes
day with friends in Walla Walla.
Mrs. F. S. LeGrow motored to Wal
la Walla Saturday where she spent
the day with her mother, Mrs. Bowles.
W. J. Kirk who served on the petit
jury during the last term of court,
has been drawn to serve on the grand
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Garner will
leave Sunday for a few days visit to
their ranch in Eagle Valley, Baker
The students and faculty of Athena
high school had an enjoyable time at
the annual weiner" roast at Thorn
Ralph. Jr.. and Edwin McEwen
have finished plowing the McEwen
land north of Athena near Waterman
James Hodgen and Miss Edna De
Freece drove to Arlington Sunday
and spent the day with Miss Hilda
Mrs. Lela Vaughan and daughter
of Pendleton visited at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hug-
Mrs. W. S. Ferguson is entertain
ing the Athena Bridge club at lunch
eon at her home on Adams street
Lorane Shick was over from Walla
Walla Wednesday. Lorane is agent
for a radio set and was skirmishing
around for buyers.
Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Cowan were in
Athena Sunday, visiting at the home
of Mrs. Cowan's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Ramsay.
W. B. Foster, old time resident of
Weston Mountain district, visited at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones
in Athena this week.
Clarence Hand has purchased a
truck and will sell and deliver full
growth yellow pine wood, from the
forest near Meacham.
Miss Martha Murray who is a pupil
of Mrs. Glenn Steen of Milton was
among the winners at the Eastern
Oregon district contest.
Mrs. Martin Wright and small
children, and Mrs. Thelma Hodgson
of Walla Walla were visitors at the
Fred Bruce home, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Swift and Mr.
and Mrs. Harve Roseberry and Miss
Margaret Lee enjoyed a picnic lunch
Sunday, west of Pendleton.
Miss Blanche Thorson, Miss Delia
Bryant and Mrs. Ralph McEwen
were dinner guests at the H. A. Bar
rett home Tuesday evening.
Carl Sheard was laid off from plow
ing several days last week due to
the antics of a refractory tooth. He
returned to work Tuesday.
Charles Pinkerton, field deputy of
the county assessor's office, has been
in Athena this week, assembling valu
ation for the assessment rolls. '
Senator Fred Steiwer was a dinner
guest Monday evening at the H. I.
Watts home. A group of friends
called in the evening to greet the
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tittman will
move in a few days to the McArthur
place south of town, Wayne will
give special attention to chickens and
Martin Carder is on crutches as a
result of an accident which occurred
at the Rich Thompson ranch Satur
day, when he received a severely
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Franklin and
family of State Line and Mrs. Geo.
Green and daughter Georgie visited
at the Claude Franklin home at Thorn
Otha Reeder is farming his Walla
Walla county ranch, formerly oper
ated by Clem Duncan. Dick Win
ship is plowing 24ff acres of summer-
fallow on the place.
Miss Marjorie Weber, who is a stu
dent at the Eastern Oregon normal
school at La Grande, spent the week
end at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Bruno Weber.
Mrs. A. B. Cameron of Portland,
spent the week-end with her daughter,
Miss Mary Cameron, Athena high
school teacher, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Pinkerton.
Shannon O'Shea, who is clearing
off a ranch southwest of Meacham,
and has yellow pine wood for sale in
large quantities, was transacting
business in Athena yesterday.
Miss Delia Bryant and Miss Blanche
Thorson motored to La Grande last
week-end where they visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rom
inger, former Athena residents.
Mrs. Huldah McKinney, mother of
Mrs. Frank Little has been ill the
past week but is reported improving
Her granddaughter, Miss Bunnie Mc
Kinney of Walla Walla is visiting her.
Rev.'W. C. Gilmore, pastor of the
Congregational church at Dayton,
Washington, accompanied by Mrs.
Broughton, Dr. McLaughlin and
others visited Athena friends Sun
day. E. C. Prestbye, Justin Harwood,
Penn Harris and Flint Johns, who
will represent Athena in the county
tournament on the Pendleton golf
links Sunday, played golf on the Pilot
Rock course, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Rothrock and
Bud Price left Wednesday for John
Day, where they will spend a few
days. They were accompanied as far
as Baker by Mrs. Fred Bruce, who
will visit her sister in that city.
Mrs. Vista Turner, sister of Mrs.
Frank Little, died Tuesday at her
home in Kennewick, after a long ill
ness. Funeral services were held yes
terday at Kennewick and interment
will take place at Coeur d' Alene, Ida
The dandelion growth In Athena
lawns is receiving the undivided at
tention of a number of home owners,
with result that the number of yellow
blooms are growing less in the
patches that have been attacked with
cutting blades and gasoline squirts.
F. J. Jackson has gone to Portland
to consult a specialist in treatment
for his eyes. For some time past, Mr.
Jackson has been confronted with
failing eyesight and hopes to find re
lief through treatment in Portland.
Mrs. J. F. Kershaw, accompanied
by Mrs. L. A. Cornell, returned home
from Ontario Sunday evening. The
many friends of Mrs. Barbara Willaby
will be pleased to learn that she con
tinues to improve, and is able to be
up for a time each day.
The May meeting of the Christian
Missionary society will be held next
Tuesday, instead of Wednesday at
the home of Mrs. George Gerking.
South Africa will be the subject, with
information concerning missions
there. All interested are invited to
The East Oregon Christian mission
ary convention will be held in Milton,
May 6-7. There will doubtless be a
number from this community in at
tendance. Mr. Sias, local minister here
will give the closing address Thurs
day night on "The Faith of Our
Circle number 10 met for practice at
the Knights of Pythias Hall last Fri
day night About - fifteen members
were present. Following rehearsal
the group adjourned to the drug store
where ices were served. The Circle
will attend a joint meeting at Weston,
Friday night, when initiatory work
will be a feature of the program.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton
were hosts to the B. B. club Friday
night. The rooms were prettily deco
rated with spring flowers and potted
plants. Dinner was served at 6:30
and at bridge which was the diversion
of the evening. Mrs. Flint Johns won
high score and C. M. Eager received
the consolation. The next four meet
ings will convene at 7:30. Bridge
will be played and light refreshments
served following the play.
Spring flowers in shades of pink
and white were used as decoration at
the home of Mrs. Gordon Watkins
Thursday of last week when she en
tertained the 3 o' 4 bridge club. The
usual four tables were in play and
Miss Helen Hansell and Mrs. D. A.
Lowe were additional guests. High
score was won by Mrs. Laurence
Pinkerton, Mrs. Lowe receiving an at
tractive guest prize and Mrs. A. A.
Mclntyre the consolation. This was
the last meeting of the club for the
Seventeen members of the 0. D. O.
club were entertained at the home of
Mrs. Granville Cannon last Friday af
ternoon. A business session was held
at which time Mrs. A. W. Logsdon
was elected to membership in the
club. Miss Lois Smith was a guest of
the club. Tha. afternoon was spent
socially and at the tea hour the host
ess was assisted by Mrs. Lewis Stew
are in serving delicious refreshments.
The next meeting of the club will be
held at the home of Mrs. Lee Craw
ford on the afternoon of May 8.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Buffum visited
Athena friends Tuesday. Mrs. Buf
fum will be remembered as Miss Mary
Jane Cornelison who taught in the
Athena high school several years ago.
Since her marriage to Mr. Buffum a
year and a half ago in California the
couple, have traveled extensively. Mr.
Buffum is a chemical engineer for a
large petroleum company and his
work takes him to the far corners of
the earth. He and Mrs. Buffum have
just returned from the Canary
Islands off the coast of Africa, En
route home they traveled in Europe
visiting many places of interest.
The Athena Thimble club met at
the home of Mrs. A. M. Johnson Tues
day afternoon and worked on quilt
block and tea towels. Those present
PRICES for SATURDAY and MONDAY
Fountain Brand, 2 cans ..29c Broken Slices, 2y2s, per can.....-19c
Sour Kravt Ripe Olives
Hamilton's, 2y2s, per can......... 15c Jumbo Size, 9 oz. can ..27c
Large, Long Loaves, 3 for 25c ' Tea Garden, y2 gallon, each. 59c
Wigwam Syrup Camay Soap
Log Cabin Product, 2 cans 25c Best for Toilet and Bath, 3 f or....23c
Another Shipment of Ladies Pajamas
Assorted Patterns $1.95
ATHENA DEPARTMENT STORE
were Mesdames Payne, Elder, Row
land, Hopper, Jones, Henry, Lee John
son, Garner, McLeod, D. A. Pinker
ton, Weber, A. M. Johnson, Refresh
ments were served by the hostess, as
sisted by Mrs. Hopper. The next
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. Lee Johnson and members are
asked to bring carpet rags, which are
to be used in making a rug for the
Neighbors of Woodcraft Home at
In honor of the birthday of Harve
Roseberry, Mrs. Roseberry entertain
ed a group of friends at dinner
Thursday of last week. A beautiful
ly decorated birthday cake centered
the table. Bridge followed dinner and
honors went to Miss Delia Bryant and
Guy Mayberry. The consolation prizes
were presented to Miss Blanche Thor
son and Edgar Copenhaver. Those
present were, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Dupuis, Guy Mayberry, Mrs. De
voignes, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Swift,
Miss Delia Bryant, Miss Blanche
Thorson, Edgar Copenhaver, Miss
Margaret Lee, the honoree and the
Mrs. H. A. Barrett and Mrs. J. A.
Best of Pendleton were hostesses for
a meeting of the Umatilla County
Past Matrons Club at the Barrett
home Tuesday afternoon. Sixteen
ladies motored here for the event.
The rooms were beautifully decorated
with clusters of carnations snap
dragons and tulips in shades of pink
and white. Charity is the object of
the organization and ways and means
were discussed during the business
session. A social hour, interspersed
with clever games followed and dainty
ices and cakes were served by the
hostesses at the tea hour. Those pres
ent were Mrs. John Norvell, Mrs. M.
D. Smith, Mrs. I. U. Temple, Mrs.
William Albee, Mrs. Roger Kay, Mrs.
Koepen, Mrs. Fay La Dow, Mrs. In
gram, Mrs. Will Peterson, Mrs. A.
C. Mclntyre, Mrs. Mary Smith, Mrs.
Winn Johnson and Mrs. E. E. Tate.
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QUALITY GROCERY I
A Few More Everyday Prices
2 Via Royal Red, Solid Pack I Amaizo
Tomatoes Corn Starch
15C 3 for
Tomato Soup Amaiz0
Regular Size, 2 for GloSS Starch
IOC 3 for
- 3 Bars .
Palmolive Soap Chloride Lime
25C Regular Size, 2 for
One Palmolive Beads Free 25C
Carstens Happy Home Asparagus Pack
-Bacon Backs Beans
Nice for frying, per lb. for Salads
, 24c 35c
A No. 1 Broom Whoopee Malt
98C 3 1Cans
Dust Pan Free 65C
Frank Little, Prop. Athena, Oregon. Phone 561
THE ATHENA MARKET
We carry the best
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That Money Buys
Kippered Sainton, all Kinds of Salt Fish. Fresh
Fish, Oysters, Crabs, Clams, Kraut in Season.
A. W. LOGSDON
Main Street Athena, Oregon.
Parts and Accessories
North side Main Street - - Phone 332