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W. J. MUCKLE
COWLITZ ami RIVER STREETS
ST. HELENS, OREGON
KODAKS, CAMERAS. XMAS BOOKLETS.
LETTERS. POST CARDS, BOOKS FOR OLD
and YOUNG, GUITARS. VIOLINS. BANJOS.
LADIES HAND BAGS. MUSIC ROLLS.
GENTLEMENS CARD AND BILL HOOKS.
PERFUMERY AND TOILET WATERS.
CALENDERS AND NEW YEAR CARDS
E A. J. DEMINC, DRUOClST, ST. HELENS
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I St. Helens MillJCo.
(Saves Your Eyes)
(Prolongs Your Lives)
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DRAYING AND TRANSFER
AH BusinesalPromptly Attended To
PHONE is OR 12
WM. H. DAVIES
ST. HELENS, OREGON
ACTI VITIES DURING 1913
State Maintaining Rapid Advance in Material Weath.
Total Agricultural Product lor lcar mi
Has Never Been Surpassed.
Portland, Ohkcon, January 6th (Special. While in
items Oregon's yield in 1113 was somewhat Mow that of the reu u.
t... wiir has never been surpassed.
The market value of cereals produced in the state was approximately
J5.000.000 less than for 1912, but with this one exception materia
gains were made in all agricultural lines. ,
The following figures indicate that the state is maintaining the rapi.i
advance in material wealth established in previous years:
GRAINS AND HAY.
Wheat, bushels 11). 150,000
Barley. '.' 4.000,000..
Oats " 12.500,000
Rye " 350.000. --
Corn " 850,000
Hay. tons l.SOO.OOl)..-..
Total Foil 1913
Total Kok 1D12 -
Total for 1913. - lS.ft30.0tH)
Total for 11)12 17,7sO.OOO
f 3S.-1 10.000
Dairy cows, head
' l.Ooo.OOO... Il.0o0.000
279,000 --- 20.000.000
8,930 --'- 1.7SO.00O
1S7.000. ... 20,000
Total for 1913 $101. 1S5.0H0
Total for 1912. I02.494.0o0
FRUITS AND NUTS.
Total for 1913.
Total for 1912.
Total for 1913
Total for 1912
WOOL AND MOHAIR.
Butter, pounds 20.000.000 , $ 7,000,000
Cheese, pounds 9.000.000 1.410.000
Milk and Cream, gallons 26,000,000 13,000.000
Total for 1913 - $21,440,000
Total for 1912 " Ifi.090.0ti0
M I SCELLAN EOTS PRODTlTS.
Including Poultry, Eggs. Hops, Salmon and other Fish. Honey, Etc.
Total for 1913 $18,975,000
Total for 1&12 38,017.000
FROM OUR EXCHANGES
n. VNS AND ESTIHATES FURNISHED ON ALL
KINDS OF WORK
E. W. KETEL
MY WORK IS THE BEST RECOMMENDATION
ST. HELENS. OREGON
nfJ I popllah
I IS MECHANICS
"wirrmn so vou can understand it"
A CREAT Continued Story of the World'
ProiireM which you may begin reading
at any time, and which will hold your
intercut forever. You are living In the best
year, of the moqt wonderful aiie. of what ia
douMless the (greatest world in the universe.
A resident ot Mars would gladly pay
i nnn for one year's
tothismaKazine.in order to keep Informed ol
our progress in Engineering and Mechanics.
Are you reading it ? Two millions of your
neighbors are, and it Is the favorite maga
zine in thousands of the best American
homes. It apiieals to all classes old ana
young men and women.
The "Shoe Note" Drpartneat (90 pur)
p-ima eajr wsji to do iiiiiifcr,i.how to niAlta
uml id truck tor home and abop, repairs, ete.
" Amateur BTiwhanlcs" (lOpaave) tolls now to
malt.' Milnn furniture, wlrelumi outttta. bnato
engines, tuatrtc, and ali the things a boy loves,
(.sort via, simols corns iscckt
Ak f-.1T N.w1n.l.r In snow fnm II op
warn row rwaa aaatpia eorv vooav
lVfULAU MfcXJHANICS CO.
US W. Wublnstoa U. CHICAGO
OU AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
WINTER SHORT COURSE
January 5 to 30, 1914
The College has spared no effort to
make this the most complete short
course In its history. A very wide
range of courses will be offered in Gen
eral Agriculture, Horitculture, Animal
Husbandry, Dairying, Poultry Keeping,
I Mechanic Arts, Domestic Science and
Art. Commerce, Forestry and Music.
Numcruog lectures and disussioni on
Farmers' Co-operation, at home and
abroad, will be a leading failure.
Make this a ploasant and profitable
winter outing. No tuition. Accommo
dations reasonable. Reduced rates on
all railroads. For further informtaion
II. M. TENNANT, Registrar.
Farmers' Rusiness Course by Corrts
ponderce without tuition.
Editorial Comment on Pcrti
The Weston Leader issued no
paper last week, because, for
sooth, its force demanded a
Christmas holiday. "Us employ
ing capitalists are finding labor
pretty blamed independent now,
a-days," remarks The Leader
Righto. Hanks Herald.
Not many years ago California
was accustomed to think of min
ing as a waning industry. The
total value of the mineral pro
duct for 1913 is estimated at $90,
000,000, and California now ranks
fifth in the list of mineral pro
ducing states. Astorian.
A forgotten amendment to the
banking laws, enacted in 1909,
will prevent any Washington
state bank from coming under
the new national currency act,
by subscribing to the stock of a
regional reserve bank. The law
prohibits any state bank from
subscribing to the stock of any
other bank. -The Cowlitz County
1'ostmaster General Burleson
has recommended that Congress
pass a law requiring that after
completing their daily trips rural
carriers must then make mail
deliveries in towns and villages
under an eight hour law. One
naturally wonders how much
more the department expects
from the carriers when they are
notoriously underpaid and to
such great expense.-- Gresham
Advices from the Philippines
indicate that the islanders are
experiencing a change of heart,
and that there i3 now a very
general entertainment of the
opinion that their best interests
Baled Hay I0r bale. I united states. Perhaps they
CLOVER HAY FOR SALE P,y fear that the Democrats arc
I. Norbeck & Co. and Chas. Kohl- really in earnest, when they pro
strand. Warren, Oiegon. 1-5 fess a desire to accord independ-
edce to the Filipinos. There is
nothing so well calculated to cure
fickleness as drt ad that it may
be taken for earnestness. If the
Filipinos believed that we Acre
really anxious to get rid of them
they would beg us to keep the
flag floating over the islands.
S. F. Chronicle.
FREE TOI.L8 AT r-ANAMA.
Congressman Adamson, of Ge
orgia is to make another fight for
the repeal of the law exempting
American vessels in the coast
wise trade from the payment of
tolls at Panama. He has offered
a joint resolution in Congress,
suspending that provision of the
law, until such time as the oper
ation of the canal may show
whether the revenues will justify
a suspension of the tolls for
It is not a question of revenue
but one of principle. Whether
the canal makes or loses a million
a month or a million a minute
has nothing whatever to do with
the question of whether It is
right and proper for the nation
to exempt American vessels from
the toll charges. It would be ah
surd for the United states to re
cede from her position as to free
The canal was built by Ameri
It has to be maintained by
Its securities have to be made
good by American interests and
in time retired by American
Every foot of the canal is on
American soil, defendtd by the
The question of free tolls for
American coastwise ships
through the canal is not an in
terrational issue, but an Ameri
can domestic issue.
It is an American canal, built
with American money and the
American people have a right to
run American ships through it on
such terms as they please.- Ta
I For your protection, Mrs. House-
keeper, wo have just installed
The One Writing MolhoJ of lunJUnj? account.
pnc.ul .at h .fit
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W. .1.-11 b. sl.d ..i,l' 1 MCa.ksy Sr.i.a. tu yo.
Our customers keep the Ltooki, but they spend no time
nnd have no trouble in i!oinj so. Lvcry customer
lus the same record of his account as we have and in
the same handwriting.
This we accomplish ly the use of
1,1 SYSTEM 1
The One Writing Method of handling credit accounts.
Vl'ilh eaih punltase, we (urni.K a sal slip wkicK shows lh aonja pair.
cKaaed. the prica charted for atb item auJ ihs Usl previous Ulanc all
There can La no error in handling your accounts as
You Always Know What You Owe
Vs furni.h a holder for tha sale slipa. Wa prefer that you file every slip
In this holder a nl.n.e ol the laM ona will tell fott whal you owa. Tha slip
become an eipeme account, wuliout ettoit on youl park
Vl'ill you Irl us eiplain our McCaakey Systom to you)
..'l.Tlnrli h 1
Ilang your slipholder on t!ic Kitchen wall, Mrs
Housekeeper, or wherever it ii mot conven
ient. It is part of
11 SYSTEM 1
The One Writing Method of handling accounts. Py the ma
of The McCaskry iysJcm we furnish each customer with a
sale slip nftcr every putcl.ase. 'I his sale slip ahowa what waa
bought, the price paid fur each item and the last previous
balance, all fooled up.
Our customers have the same record of their account! as
we. and in the same handwriting. Our customers always know
what they owe, their accounts cannot Rfow over night
The McCatkey System protects you against error, il
saves time and labor for us.
wo"' ''ke ' ',ave n opportunity of explaining our
McCatkey System to you.
THE CENTRAL MARKET
"0DC TO OSWALD." WYst vwu runninir tho whol show
l' in Cji-ri'u'll.
Oswalif ifot a hunch
About an awful hunch
Serving liiK' r and frt lunch
Up in Coppfrfu'M.
llu;n he swore an awful swrar
Anil he raved and tore his hair
Then he sent a lady fair
Up to ('iii.erliilil.
Now thi.s lady meek and mild
Seemed a timid helpless child
'Monjfst these rufliaiin hold and wild
Up in Copperlield.
I!ut the lady said hhe'd come
i'o put them on the huni
And to chase the deinnn i um
Out of Cnpperfu-hl.
Tha4. the Covernur of the Slate
Said before it was tno late
To ship fixtures by f;,M fri.j,.,t
Out of Ceppcrficld.
Then the lady went away;
The militia came to stay,
Like a moving ,ic(rL. ,,,,yi f
Up in Cop,erC;eld.
Thev made the council u,, I
me court to Ko lJCow -
There's a show of injured piety.
Melo drama with variety
And newspaper notoriety,
Up in Ccipperfleld.
Hut the Governor's at it still
Willi his notoriety mill
While (he uxpaycr foots the bill
l'l in Copperfield.
LEASE AND SIOCK FOR M
l'lncic' farm with 2 acres in
cultivation; have 4 year lease which
will he K1,l,j very cheap and at a
j -heap rental. Also head of ntihh
cows, t ain, hack, harness and
; farming .implements, houwhohl
j If "ods ir lesiied, Prices reasonable.
I terms cash. Fair buildings. About
j t 1-2 miles from Peer Island. Fine
, nut rantce.
2tp W. S. Francia. Iker Island.
Sunday School at 10 o'clock n. m.
, I'reaching 1 1 :00 a. m. and 7:30 p.m.
I'diworth L nguo at 6;45 p. m.
I Iost thou love life? Then wast
n 't time, for time is the stuff
ithat life is made of.