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l'OLF.3 AND PlUNG
OFFICIAL PAPER OF COLUMBIA COUNTY
ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL II. 1913
NO. 15 m
STATEMENT OF AFFAIRS
Jf THE Off Of ST. HELENS
The booke of the city of St.
Helena ahowthaton April lit, 1913,
the Indebtedneae of the city win as
General fund $18,222.08
Sewer bonda 12.000.00
Water bonda 50.000.00
To offset thia Indebtedneae there
is due the city from varioua aources
for the general iuml &,Hi.it.
zui.;.r bonda from property $12,000.
9 - : v lurt'H oi me year ai me ucnooi was
1,1 ia d" here TS'to" "f t ht Attorney
complete her cargo of lumber for W- B- )lllurJ- Mr- Ddlard ex
ban Pedro delivery. The Chatham plained the nebular theory of the
ia a large carrier, having a capacity origin of the universe. An intereat
of nearly 2 million feet. She ia in U)tf ,,i,aM. 0f the discourse was the
command of ('apt. C J. Lwastcr, (J h h . tiflc ,h har.
formerly of the ateamer Johan . , , ,..,.,,..
I'oulaon. ' nionizea wlt" the biblical in that
The achooner Robt. Hind, now CO "Day" means, in all ancient lan
daya from New Zealand ia daily ex- guages "period," and that the day
iR'Cted here to loud a cariro of I um- in tin. wnw in winch we use it ia of
Jut for delivery at Lyttleton, New different lengths on the different
The water ayatem ia more than ' ; planets. The trirls of the eighth
paying the Intereat and mainten- The Merchants Exchange report (. A warmly
i i,. ,k. i.rnviitiona of the the arrival of the Hark liritish ....
charter Mam end ed a t the e I ec tfon Veoman at Sydney, Australia, on i aPP-at.ve aud.ence was present,
hut Monday the water commission tho ' ",!,t she a 'ul1 1 The boys of the grammar grades
ia authorired to invest the aurplua i wc-htoo ar ((oing in lor tracK aimeiics wnn
money in other city bonda or war- left here Kb 4th, makinir a very , muHh t.nthusiasm. At a meeting
ranta drawing intereat ao that the ju.ck run. Mr. Joe Ethndge sailed . h h Je room
. . kw. will taka par of them- from here as one of her crew. , ,n Ule
water bonka will UKe care or mem ...:...,, 1 Wednesday after Bchool Leland
utvos Tha aewer oonu are in iwtimti n.iunmui mimtu m: ...
chanted agalnat the property owneMM'ortl""'! Thursday nU-ht with a,Goheen was elected manager for
.. . 1 ...1 k., mtr Thin 1 1'linmlise. After discharL'ins she ; nn fnr i,rnrtire
City IS SfJVUI vii vu.t tn.vwM ." ' lanii, n.a iihv vj. tv. r
leave, the real indebtedne. of the will come to St. Helena to load a I h h declama.
ritv aaalnat the genera rund iuii cargo or lies ior oanr rancisco. .... ... . c
m 934.8a. for which w. have to The Steamer Multnomah ia ex- t.on contest u ,11 be held in Sea p.
how the city hall property, valued 1 pecU'd here Sunday to take on a poose one week earlier than the
at least tlO.OOO, all the fire ap- full cargo of lumber for Southern j track meet. Erma Kobinson, holder
paratua. valued at J2000, and Uml- Lalif irma. Among the pansengera 0f first prize from the grades, will
frev park, conaisting of 25 loU, J who will sail on her ia A. T. Laws, . v -Kentuckv Belle. " and
Wttn a Value . irom o;vf iu wno K,h 9 nnjtrn-a in ii iiik i
which bring me unai 01 1 ni iamuy duck 10 m. neiens.
BASE BAIL FANS CAN GET .
THEM AT MIST OFFICE
property ownol by the city to a
considerable aum more than the in-
Tho ateamer Francis H. Leggett
will complete her cargo of ties and
both high school winners, Mildred
Allen and Edward Veazie, will use
their same selections with some im
ail tonignt for SnnKraneisco. The provements, while Lleanor Savage
.! . ..t.. t . . r . i
LARGE DOCK TO BUILD
(KAIL MCCORMICK CO.
WILL IMPROVE SHIPPING YARDS
The McCormick Co. haa pur-cha-Hed
the derrick and float for
merly located at Stella. Wash., and
will bring them to St. Helena at
once. The company has decided to I will reach St
build a large dock on the island
tween the ahipyarda and the point
,.f iih.nit The dock will be
I'ggett has recently had passenger
accommodations rnaile and will sai
with her full list of 40, who will
come down on the Iralda tonight.
Work on the tuur which is being
built for the Columbia Contract Co.
ia progressing rapidly, the frame
being all up. The tug should be
launched within the next 60 days
and will ! used for both river and
ocenn towing by the Contract ( o.
The whoonfr ISeiilah. one of the
oldest sailing Vessels on the coast.
Helens next week to
load lumber for Southern California
norts. Tnia will be the first visit
of the Itetilah to this port.
rrn t 1 ti ..I :.. .,t.In, n n
" I J ne jonan I nuisen is i.imiik
large enough ao that two vesm-ici . , 1 1 . a, Columbia County
rnl lns.led there at the samel M ill .lock today anil will Fail for
time. Work on the new d.k willlSar Francisco tomorrow
tart at once.
Next Tuesday afternoon the
Portland base ball season opens
at Portland with the Heavers
playing the Los Angeles crowd.
In anticipation of the big crowd
that will be there a Booster club
has been organized, furnishing
to members a card and booster
button, which entitles the holder
to admission and a seat in the
grand stand at the opening
game. This card and button will
alen rpsprvp r seat in the crand
ctoml ut avoru finfiirflnv nnd Snn-
day game during tne season, so w. j. Akin, is.
that the holder will not have to j E Ramsey, 249.
nurrv to get in line 10 gei a neni
on big days. The club has sent 1
to the Mist j or these Duttons
and cards for St. Helens fans
which can be had at this office
until Monday night. Better get
THE CITY ELECTION
A. W. MUELLER, MAYOR, i. I RAMSEY AND
M. SAXON COUNCILMEN, MRS. DOOD, TREAS.
The city election last Monday re
sulted in the election of A. W.
Mueller as mayor, J. E. Kamsey
and Magnus Saxon as1 councilmen;
Iva E. Dodd as treasurer and H. J.
Southard as water commissioner.
The vote on the officers and charter
amendments were as follows:
A. W. Mueller, 235.
James Dart, 169.
LOCAL HAPPENINGS AND DOINGS
NEWS NOTES CONCERNING PEOPLE AND f
THINS3 IMND AROUND ST. HEMS j
PERSONAL; LOCAL; SOCIAL AND OTHERWISE -I
Dr. H. II. Cliff was in St. Helena l.h S. A. Miles, accompanied bv
last Saturday. her riatihter, Mrs. Butler, and her
Report of The Condition of
CAN NOT QUALITY
Rainier, Ore., Apr. 8, 1913.
The lbi(uiam will load lumber
St. Helens the coming week
for San Francisco.
Ross Stanwood has moved from
St. Helens to his farm near lanK
Mrs. (I. C Haigor. widow of Rev
n io mnih1u meetinir ofiCnrdon t!. liariror. has moved from
Jhe city council was held last night, her farm on the Yankton road and
, 7 ' ,. , Wi niake her home w ith her daugh-
lt was at this meeting that the njjj
newly elected councilmen were to h(?r i)a(.e f()(.
qualify. Geo. F. Moeck Jr. quail- ,ia(t u.t,n
fied without question, but 'n'n I viHjtjn for a few days in town
Ceo. Howen, the druggist, and W.I gtTvicea will 1h held Sunday in
D. Stewart, the confectionery man, t( vHri)an church, l'renchmg ty
attempU'd to qualify the question I the ICev. t aircnii.i
of their eligibility was raised Im?- I D.'t forget t attend the dance
cause they were not property Lv,.n j,y the R. d Men on Saturday,
owners. The old charter says I April 12.
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nulliinir olw.nf nrHMrtV (IUallllCa-1 - T..ir..r!..ii 1:111 1 1 or Ol UK
tion of oiricers. but tho new char-1 Yankton school, i t m iie fit k
will deliver ti.i Hur's Chariot Race
instead of the cutting from Oliver
Report of The Condition of
The Columbia County Bank at St.
Helens, in the State of Oregon, at
the close of business April 4, 1913.
Uansar discounts $142,.V.t,..42
Overdrafts, secured and
P.onds and warrants
Furniture nn' fixtures
Other real estate ow ned
Hue from approved re
Cash on hand
Capital stock paid in
Undivided profits, less
expenses and taxes paid 5,6."6.10
Postal savings bank de
Individual deposits sub
ject to check
The Farmers State Bank, at
Scappoose, In the State of Oregon,
at the close of business April 4th,
Loans and discounts $26,100.99
Overdrafts, secured 67.91
Itonds and warrants 14,956.59
Banking house 6,250.00
Furniture and fixtures 2.515.00
Other real estate owned 574.00
Due from banks (not re
serve banks) 236.21
Due from approved re
serve banks 7.492.82
Cash on hand 3,570.18
Expenses . 993.61
Capital stock paid in $12,500.00
Undivided profits 680.12
Postal savings deposits 27C.39
Individual deposits sub
ject to check 42,125.95
1 Demand certificates of
Time certificates of de
Savings deposits 4.544.67
' Total $62,757.31
State of Oregon,
County of Columbia, ss.
I, O. M. Washburn, cashier of
the above named bank, do solemnly
7.760.89 swear that the above statement is
true to the best of my knowledge
152.050.43 and belief.
0f , O. M. Washburn. Cashier.
5.714.40 Subscribed and sworn to before
150.00 ' be this 9th day of April, 1913.
Cashier checks outstand- J- atta. Notary t uouc.
I,!i3.0i0 I orreci miesi.
J. G. Watts,
225.3S Asa D. Holaday,
M. Saxon, 234.
For water commissioner:
H. J. Southard. 311.
Iva E. Dodd, 314.
The vote for the charter amend
The two charter amendments that
carried were the one combining
the city recorder with the clerk of
the water commission and the one
permitting the water commission to
invest the surplus funds in city
bonds, all others losing. The or
dinance removing the limit of the
number of saloons, referred by
petition of the people, lost ou
that the limit still remains, only
four saloons being permitted until
the population reaches 2500,
Notice is hereby given that the
assessments against the real prop
erty in Sewer District No. 2 of the
City of St. Helens, Oregon, have
been made for the costs of the im-
nrnvpTnent of said sewer district,
and entered this day m tne nen
doeket of saiil citv. and that said ns
sessments are now due and payable
to the recorder of said city
All assessments not bonded or
suhiect to the right of being bonded
nill h delinouent from and after
three months from the date hereof.
Dated April 4th. 1913.
J. Q. Gage. Cily Recorder
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dillard en
tertained Dr. Paddock of the Con
gregational church of Portland last
Jack Root was a Portland visitor
the first of this week.
Mrs. J. L. Zipperer visited with
her parents at their summer home
near Mayger this week.
Dr. M. D. Barbour of Mayger
visited at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. J. L. Zipperer, in St. Helens
There will li services in the
Episcopal church next Sunday even
ing, April 13; 'at 7:30.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Johns enter
tained Dr. Lowden at their home
on Tuesday evening of this week.
Miss Ella Rosenthal returned on
Monday from Portland, much im
proved in health.
0. M. Washburn of Scappoose
was in St. Helens on business this
In a letter from George Conyers
received the past week, he says he
is going to visit the famous Drs.
May0 of Rochester, Minn., and ha
hopes of a complete recovery. His
many friends here certainly wi:-h
for him such a recovery.
J.Warren Quick of liallston. Ore.,
visited at the home of his brother.
E. Quick, in St. Helens, Wednes
day. Mrs. Quick is still in the hi---pital
in Portland, but is recovering
Kenneth ClilF has accepted a
position with Ed Joseph, the Ala.ska
fish packer, and has gone to Alaska i
for the suiiMYier.
Don't forget the dance
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sous, r.i,:u. vviu and rugene, are
in St. Hek-ns today packing up their
household goods and getting ready
for removal of all their effects to
the Portlanl home. It ia the in
tention of Mrv Miles and the heira
to dispose of all the. St Helena
property as soon aa auitable ar
rangements can be made.
R. W.Welch and H. T. Amea,
business men of Kel, Wash., were
transacting business in St. Helens
the first of the week.
Died, at a hospital . in Seattle,
Thursday, April 3, Samuel L. Lovell,
age 63 years, 11 months and 18
days. He leaves to mourn his loss
a wife, in Seattle, Wash., five
daughters and one son: Mrs. H.
E. I-aBare of St. Helens, Chas.
Lovell and Mrs. A. Merill of Yank
ton, Mrs. George Tichenor of Port
land. Mrs. S. M. Burkhead of War
ren, and Mrs. Gus Sanberg of Ne
halem Eay. Interment was made
in Seattle, Saturday.
Good baled hay for sale. John
Dolan, Warren, Ore. 3tp
Dr. Lowe's glasses are death to
headaches. Ask your neighbors.
For the classes and masses Dr.
Dr. Lowe furnishes the new
seamless Toric plasses with which
you can see all distances. No
trouble to show them.
On Thursday, April 3, 1913,
Wayne (Jrulb and Miss Marie
Phehis. both of Houlton, were very
j quietly married in Portland. While
the tngagomcni naci oeen announces
to ''?; fnr Son3 time, the friends of the
cot:p!c wero nevertheless surprised.
Mr. and Mr?. Grubb returned to
Houltnn on tne late train Thursday
evening. Tfcev went to house-
Time cei til'entes of deposit
Si a.' o'' Oregon,
Robert Weaver and family have ot nlv ,,f (,'olumbin, ss.
ter says tho mayor ami councilmen
muHt be freeholders. As the new
charter went into effect at the ar.me
tim Ku .H. a eouncilmen were I visitinir in St. Helens (l is week
elected h.itf enuld not. according! Mu ,'IU,.n mini-ii al ef
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to the opinion of the city attorney, I Yankton scJu-o
qualify, unless they were free
holders. The mayor read hia ad
dress to a Urge audience, a the
council room was crowded.
moved to Masten'. camp
Rudolph C. Kuilh i.nd wife were
is expect in' her
brother from the eat to vi.-it mir
neiy.hborh.iod. and lu- is thinking ol
I, A. L. Stone, cashier oi tne
n!.,,ve named bark, do solemnly
sn.eM-that the above statement is
tn.e-to the best of my knowledge
i-.,l belie'. I
A. L. Stone. !
SuUcribed and sworn to before
me this 10th day of April, 1913.
J. W. Day. Notary Public.
Vm. M. Ross,
1.. R. Rutherford,
J. S. Allen,
1 vDr. Lowe. April
1 V?" member the date,
j You and your children are safe if
you wear Dr. Lowe's superior
I glasses. They cost you no more
I than the inferior kinds usually sold
and you have the benefit of his skill
and more than 21 years experience
as an exclusive optician and op
tometrist He does not go from
house to house. Consult him at
St. Helens Hotel Wednesday, April
16. one day only. Scores of refer
ences. Guaranteed work. No
given by the St. Helens band boy
at the city hall on Saturday night.
The St. Helens Timber Co. arc
going to build two miles more of kpopint: r.t "ncr, Mr. Grubb having
railroad and will advertise for hi 1 j !r.i?M f? Ilnrry Flennett property
for the construction within r. !W
Geo. Scoggins, engineer in chares
of the Heusner street railway r-y-tem
now building in Portland, Wa?
in St. Helens this week.
The members of the Congrega
tional church have decided to erect
a parsonage on the lot adj'dnimr
the church in tl .s city. It isi
..f u , -ni h r.-n.k- frHi e prepared I t Mr?.
... .... i... ',, .i,.n in tho amitli
occupancy wiumii iwo or m.'v
SCHOOL BOARD RETAINS ENTIRE
CORPS FOR ANOTHER YEAR
At a meeting cf the echo. I board
of the St. Helena district held last
night the teachers who have taught
the punt year were all re-elected for
the coming year. This speaks well
for the work of the teachers, some
of whom have been hero for several
years. The results obtained by the
teachers in the grades and huh
school have been entirely satisfac
tory to tho board.
VIE HAD A CITY ELECTION IN ST. HELENS LAST
iaafine thing to make yourself
Become a Maccabue and
to do tho right th Ing.
A.W.Murller it hsr-f
I - , t T--V .y .1 1. . I f ' I
A,jsp'iMr U Hiit on-
h 7T o tran,oy Sfl
n:ne liirr i.z". Their many friends
ciTor corijratriation? and wish the
pnir eery happiness in their wedded
Mrs. Clinton Prcscott, assisted by
her 'laujrht.'r. Mrs. James Hender
son of Aberdeen, very charmingly
entertained a number of friends
at i luncheon onTuo'day afternoon,
April s. from - until 5. The
planned to. start the work soon fo ela'nte memi con.Hted nt mex.owi
w:rse lonji snjiKii n
!aci'.utinteil her with the Spanish
Mr. and Mrs. Q. D. ivyle. who)' , . ,
have been residing in St. Helens io!li fn, ,
Pnrn. t Mr. and Mrs.
Combs, on Thursday, April 3. 1913,
for the past year, have moved to
Trenholm. where thev will makei'
death in the wreck of the Mimi last! scm-
Sunday, was well known in St. On Friday afternoon. April 4tn
Helens, where he visited onbusi-IMrs. Sa v,;i ! Long entertameU a
ness in connection with the Under- number oi In r friends at whist.
writers. The many friends here j followed by a luncheon very de
,. vQ v,,v,.,l n hpr nf hi traiir liri.ius. and daintily served. She
death and extend to the family sin- was assisted by her daughter, Miss
cere sympathy. ( Margaret Lor.;-.
Dr. Lowe, the well known tve! The yotitl.s of Houlton have or-
speciaiist, will be in St. Helens ganked an atnlef.e CtuD ona are
Wednesday, April 16. Rainier. . preparing io ;ve;.n entertainment,
Thursday, 17th. Clatskanie, Friday, . th.' m
ISth. If you contemplate consult- Ais.'
ing him about your eyes or gk;..
make a note of day and dates.
Word was received in St. Ilt-ieus
this week of the fWh ? .' '
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i,iil.. oil An-ii fill. l'Jl'J.
Mr. Richardi on waa
Mr... C. It- 1
o toward me pur
ii vwiuni paraphan-
) .hy move on the
V .. end they will
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