Penelope rummaging through Odysseus's old things, trying to look for his special bow.
Penelope carrying Odysseus's special bow to tell the suitor's the news.
Telemachus and the Suitor's waiting for Penelope and her news.
"Listen to me, my overbearing friends!...Here is the prize at issue, right before you, look - I set before you the great bow of King Odysseus now! The hand that can string this bow with the greatest ease, that shoots an arrow clean through all twelve axes - he is the man I follow." (21.78-88)
Leodes if you can shoot the bow through 12 axe heads I shall marry you.
In the background, "Up friends! Antinous called, taking over." (428.159-159)
Antinous was the next suitor to go because he thinks he can prove to Penelope he is better than Odysseus.