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THE PRESS, ATHENA, OREGON, NOVEMBER 27, 1931:
Amiel Schubert is making a visit
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Kayser spent
the week-end at Colfax.
An extra crew has been employed
recently on the highway.
Miss Sadie Pambrun spent the
week-end with relatives at Spokane.
Mrs. Lilla Kirk spent last week-end
with Mrs. Jennie Proebstel in Weston.
Mrs. Alice Kirkpatrick of Weston
was a business visitor in Athena,
Louie Ringel and daughters vis
ited friends in Pendleton," Saturday
W. T. Gorman of Missoula, Mon
tana, was a guest at the Athena Ho
Edwin McEwen was here from Pen
dleton for a short visit Monday night
D. H. Mansfield was in Athena Sat
urday from Pendleton, on a horse
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gould of Weston
Mountain, traded with Athena mer
Mr. and Mrs. Penn Harris were
guests of relatives in Walla Walla
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Little and Mrs.
Uuldah McKinney spent Thanksgiving
uay with relatives in Walla Walla.
Mrs. Clara Hammer and Mrs. Marie
Holt of Walla Walla, were guests this
week at the D. A. Pinkerton home.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Eager of Day
ton, Wash., are spending Thanksgto
ing with the C. M. Eager family here,
Mr. and Mrs. William Bush were
Thanksgiving day guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. 0. Montauge,
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Singer and sons
Fred and Walter, spent Thanksgiving
Day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W,
E. Singer at Waitsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. James Twohy and
children came up from Portland to
spend Thanksgiving at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Boyd.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lieuallen and
Mr. and Mrs. Revella Lieuallen, spent
Thanksgiving at the home of J. T,
Lieuallen, Sr., in Portland.
A number of Weston, Adams and
Helix people were noticed in the au
diences at the . high school play,
Thursday and Friday evenings.
The next meeting of the Christian
Missionary society will take .place at
It's time to think about
Although our holiday merchandise is not all on dis
play we will be glad to show it to you and lay away
any items you wish. In our stock you will find.
FANCY XMAS WRAPPING PAPER and CORD
The Rexall Store
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Saturday and Monday
November 28th and 30th
Gold Medal Cake Flour with cake server
2 for 69c
Chili Con Carne, Red and White
2 for 27c
10 lbs. for 53c
5 for 33c
Naptha Soap, Feldmans
10 for 45c
Catsup, Red and White
2 for 37c
Rice, Fancy Blue Rose
4 lbs. for 23c
Broom, Blue and White
Starch, Red and White, Corn or Gloss
2 for 17c
Boston Butts, Cello wrapt
Coffee, Red and White
Coffee, Blue and White
MONTAGUE & ROSEBERRY
the home of Mrs. J. P. Kershaw, Wed
nesday afternoon, December 2.
Wayne Pittman and Jack West
spent Tuesday hunting at Hermiston
Ihey report many geese in that vicin
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Cornell spent
last week-end in Walla Walla visiting
at the home 01 their son Avery Cor
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard of Waitsburg
and Mr. and Mrs. Jack West motored
to Portland where they spent the
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mclntyre and
Norman Mclntyre were dinner guests
yesterday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Pinkerton.
Mrs. Sam Banister came oyer from
Enterprise and spent the week visit
ing relatives and friends in Athena
and Weston neighborhoods.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mays of Port'
land who have been at the H. A. Bar
rett home here for. several days are
visiting relatives in Walla Walla.
Riding in upon a southeast wind
the heaviest snowstorm of the season
arrived in the Athena section Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. G. 0. Richardson of
Adams were in Athena Saturday. Mrs.
Richardson who is in poor health, was
here to consult with Dr. McKinney.
Dr. and Mrs. McKinney had as din
ner guests recently at their home in
Weston, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. LaT
Dow of Pendleton, and Mrs. Iva York
Mr. and Mrs.. Clair Gurney are here
from LaGrande to spend the Thanks
giving holidays at the home of Mrs
Gurney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jenkins, sons
and daughter left by automobile Sat
urday night on a visit to relatives in
Seattle, where they were to spend
Lieutenant and Mrs. John S. Winn,
Jr., arrived Wednesday from Fort
Lewis to spend the Thanksgiving holi
days at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
F. S. LeGrow here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cannon and two
daughters, accompanied by Mrs. Zel
tha Mclntyre, came over from Walla
Walla Friday evening and attended
the high school play.
Louis Keeen, Lester Towne and
George Pittman accompanied Mrs.
Keen to Walla Walla Saturday when
she left for Enumclaw, Washington,
for a fortnight's visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Johnson will en
tertain the members of the Kill Kare
club at their home on Tuesday eve
ning, December 1. A dinner will pre
cede an evening at cards.
Millard Kelly has purchased the
cottage of Mrs. D. A. Gholson, locat
ed on Adams street, between Fourth
and Fifth. Mr. Kelley has establish
ed bachelor quarters therein.
M. L. Watts and Fred Remillard
have leased shooting privileges on a
pond in the Touchet district and are
anticipating successful duck-hunting
during the short open season.
Miss Genevieve Rogers came over
from Seattle to spend Thanksgiving
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Rogers. Miss Rogers will
return to Seattle Sunday evening.
Fred McKinley has returned to Spa
kane after visiting his father and
brother here. Fred contemplates en
tering Cheney Normal school at the
beginning of the second semester.
Mountain roads are now passable in
the upland rural districts, since snow
was broken by teams and sleds. How
ever, mud interferes to some extent
with travel. In the higher altitudes
the snow in some places is four feet
Four secondary roads in Umatilla
county have been designated by the
state highway commission for a total
distance of 64.86 miles. The roads
include the Weston-Elgin highway,
the Umatilla river road and the Wal
la Walla river road.
Mr. and Mrs. T. L. McBride recent
ly had as dinner guests at their farm
home, southeast of Athena Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Winn of Couse Creek;
Dr. and Mrs. McKinney of Weston;
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Clark of Athena,
and Mrs. Iva York of Milton.
Percy Osborn, who is coach of the
Marshfield high school football team
which played Jefferson high at Port
land yesterday, lived in Athena with
his mother and Dr. Osborn, his broth
er, in 1917, and was a student of
Athena high school that year.
A family party enjoying the
Thanksgiving holidays at the home of
Mr. and Mrs, B. B. Richards include,
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Whiteman and
family, and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Rider
from Yakima, Mr. H. II. Hill and Mr.
and Mrs. Maurice Hill and daughter,
of Walla Walla.
Mrs. Glenn Dudley and son Glenn,
Jr., Mrs. M. L. Watts and Mrs. May
Johns arrived safely at their destina
tions in California last week. The
trip was made by automobile, and
with the exception of passage through
the Siskiyou mountains the highway
was in good condition.
William Hammer, whose illness was
mentioned in The Press last week,
passed away Friday at Walla Walla,
as the result of a paralytic stroke.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Pinkerton, Wayne
Pinkerton and Mr. and Mrs. Laurance
Pinkerton attended the funeral, which
was held at Dayton, Washington, Sun
day. Athena teachers spent Thanksgiv
ing at their homes, leaving immedi-j
atoly after close of school, Wednesday
afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Bloom mo
tored to Spokane to visit at the home
of Mr. Bloom's parents. Mr. Tilley
left for his home in Walla Walla. Miss
Calef .motored to Portland with
friennd in order to reachher home at
Monmouthn time for the festal day.
Miss Williamson and Mrs. Stewart
were at their home in Pendleton. Miss
Cameron spent the week-end in Port
J. N.Kelley of Milton, was an Athe
na visitor Tuesday.
This is Book Week and the Athena
branch library is making special ob
servance of the week.
Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine
Pedro, a well known woman of Echo,
were new in that city Monday.
Ellsworth McCullough is here from
bpokane, having come to spend
i nanKsgivmg with his parents Mr,
and Mrs. Chet McCullough.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Haworth of Wal
la Walla made a business trip to Athe
na Friday. They were accompanied
by Mrs. A. B. Carder, who visited her
son, Martin. . v
There are about twenty cases of
chicken pox among the school chil
dren of Pendleton and the city nhysi
cian has taken precautions to prevent
a spread of the disease.
The local unemployment relief fund
is ?20 richer as a result of the sue
cess of the high school play. That
amount was 20 per cent of the net
receipts from two nights of the show.
s. a. Barnes oi weston was m
town Tuesday, accompanied by his
son-in-law, Bert Vaughan. of Seattle.
who with his wife is visiting at the
Barnes home over Thanksgiving week.
A basketball game is scheduled for
Monday night at the high school gym,
between the Athletics, Athena's town
team and the Pendleton Buicks, an
ex-Pendleton high school all-star
The high school band furnished
music for the Athena-Pendleton town
team basketball game Monday eve
ning, ihe music was greatly appre
ciated by team members and the pat
rons of the game.
The county court has decided to
grade and surface the road leading
from LaMar school east to Weston
This new road will connect with the
road north from Athena to the Watts
ranch on Pine Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cresswell, Mr
and Mrs. Clarence Franz, and Mrs,
uorotny t ranz oi Pendleton were
Thanksgiving day guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James Cresswell at
their home on High street.
Recently speaking of Tom Gilkey's
mother, who resides at Oaksdale,
Wash., the Tribune of that city said
Oaksdale's pioneer woman, Grandma
Gilkey, was the guest of honor at a
party given by a number of her
friends Thursday afternoon, cn the
occasion of Mrs. Gilkey reaching her
Henry Barrett has received a band
of sheep in Athena for the Bank of
California, Portland. The sheep were
trailed here from Prairie City and on
account of deep snow in the moun
tains the herders were three weeks
making the trip. The sheep, eleven
hundred in the band, will be wintered
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pittman enter
tained at a family dinner Thanksgiv
ing day when the following guests
were present: Mrs. Nellie St. Dennis,
Ronan and Arlee St. Dennis, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Payant and children, Junior
and Lester of Weston; Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne Pittman and son Donald and
Mrs. Amanda Denton, widow of
John Denton, a former Weston har
ness dealer, died at her home in San
Pedro, California, November 21. She
was Amanda Beeler before her mar
riage, a member of a well known pio
neer family of Weston. She is sur
vived by one sister, Mrs.-Cleo Beeler
Harvey, of Portland.
The assembly room of the Knights
of Pythias has been completely ren
ovated and is most attractive. The
walls have been cleaned and calsomin
ed a soft tan shade with ivory ceiling.
All hangings have been cleaned and
furniture repaired and polished. Plans
are being made for improvements in
the dining room and dressing rooms.
A pleasant social afternoon was en
joyed, last Friday, by members of the
Jolly Twenty club at the home of Mrs.
Fred Gross near Athena. Mrs. Claude
Dickenson and Mrsr Bryce Baker were
guests. At the tea hour the hostess
served refreshments. The next meet
ing will be held Friday afternoon, De
cember 4 at the home of Mrs. A. W.
Harl Robie was in town from the
road camp north of Athena, Wednes
day. The snow storm has slowed up
grading work on the new road, for
a time at least. It will require about
two weeks to complete grading which
has now reached a point near LaMar
school house. From there the grade
extends north to the Watts ranch on
SPECIALS - SATURDAY and MONDAY
Kraut . - Corn
Hillsdale, 2V2s, 2 cans.......... .25c Standard Brand, 2s, 3 for.. ..-35c
Peaches Soap v
Yellow Cling, 2s, 2 for....:.........38c Polar White, 10 bars... 25c
Kadota Figs Tomato Soup
Put up in Wine, 2 for....................25c Van Camps .--per can 5c
Walnuts 1 Grape Fruit
California Soft Shell .... . per lb. 19c Good Size, a for.. ......lie
Munsing $1.95 Silk Chiffon Hose
ATHENA DEPARTMENT STORE
Athena School Grades
Present Their Program
Thanksgiving was observed by the
Athena schools Wednesday afternoon
when an interesting and unique pro
gram was presented by the grades,
first to eighth inclusive.
Clever costuming was an attractive
feature and the several numbers were
enthusiastically received by a good
sized audience. The program follows:
First and second grades Play,
Third and fourth grades Song,
"Thanksgiving Day;" six girls, "Au
tumn Leaves;" alphabetical drill,
"Thanksgiving Day" "Meaning of
Thanksgiving Day" Mary Lou Han
sell. Poem, "Child's Bill of Fare,"
Marjorie Wilks, Dorothy Gould, June
Mathews, Jeane Standage. "Over the
Hill and Through the Woods, Arman
Seventh and eighth grades "O God
Beneath Thy Guiding Hand."
Fifth and sixth grades "Joy of
Harvest," "AU That's Good and
Seventh and eighth grade boys L
Play, "Origin of Thanksgiving"
Vocal Duet "Landing of Pilgrims"
Virginia Eager and Genevieve Barrett.
Special attention is given to clean
mg and servicing radio sets at the
Rogers & Goodman store. The radio
department is under supervision of
Miss Olive Calef was hostess to
members of the Etude club Monday
night. Eighteen members were pres
ent and Mrs. T. A. Graham, of Randle,
Washington, was a guest for the eve
ning. A short business- session was
held followed by chorus practice,
when several new numbers were
hearsed. The next meeting will be at
the home of Mrs. E. B. Foster south
of Athena, Monday evening, Decern
The annual parcel post package sale
was a feature of the afternoon's en
tertainment when the Methodist
Ladies' club met at the church Thurs
day afternoon of last week. The sum
of $4.85 was realized from the sale.
A business session and program were
followed by a no hostess luncheon.
Thirty-seven ladies were present, six
of whom were guests of the club, and
included Miss Lela Schubert, Mrs.
Henry Knight, Mrs. Harvey Booher,
Mrs. Henry Arkell, Mrs. Carrie Har
der, and Mrs. E. C. Rose.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Pinkerton
were hosts at a family reunion
Thanksgiving day at their home on
Adams street. Twenty-four relatives
and friends were present, including,
Mrs. Hammer and Mrs. Holt of Wal
la Walla. Mr. and Mrs. Ad Pinker
ton, Max and Bonnie Johnson, Mr.
and Mrs. Lisle Gray and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Alva Blalock and family,
Ed Pinkerton, Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Elder, , John King, Jewell Pinkerton
"The Insured Home Is the Secured
If you and your family
are not fully insured
JOHN V. MILLIGAN
and Mr. and Mrs. M. I., Miller and
Chrysanthemums in shades of rus
set and rose made effective decoration
for the rooms of the hospitable home
of Mrs. B. B. Richards when she en
tertained the Athena Bridge club Fri
day afternoon. In addition to club
members, Mrs. Lew McNair and Mrs.
Fred Pinkerton were guests. Three
tables were in play during the after
noon and high club score was made
by Mrs. Fred Kershaw, second honors
going to Mrs. W. P. Littlejohn. Mrs.
McNair was presented with the guest
prize. The club will be entertained at
the home of Mrs. Henry Dell, Friday
afternoon, December 11.
1 lb. can 40c
2 lb. can 80c
4 lb. can $1.58
Yz lb. can 25c
1 lb. can 29c
Happy Home Top Grade
PEAS, CORN and BEANS
Market Day Special
4 lb. bag 35c
1 lb. can 40c
3 lb. can $1.15
Carstens, 6 to 8 lbs
Now 23c per lb.
Carstens, 8 to 10 lbs.
Now 22c per lb.
8 lb. pail $1.00
4 lb. Glassine Package
Frank Little, Prop'. Athena, Oregon. Phone 561
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