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About St. Helens mist. (St. Helens, Or.) 1913-1933 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 12, 1913)
LOCAL HAPPENINGS AND OOINGS
NEWS NOTES CONCERNING PEOPLE AND
THJNGSJNAND AROUND ST. HELENS
PERSONAL; LOCAL; SOCIAL AND OTHERWISE
Floyd Allen of Portland visited a
few days in St. Helena this week
with hia brother, L. E. Allen.
Zip Studebaker has told hia
restaurant in St. Helena to Mr. P.
P. Pop of Kelso, who will take
charge next Saturday.
Mrs. E. II. Flagg of Mt. Seott
waa a Saturday and Sunday visitor
at the home of Mrs. D. W. Rich
ardson. J. H. Wellington returned home
last Tuesday from a two weeks visit
at Los Angelas and San Francisco,
While in Los Angeles he visited
with Frank Dow, an old time Col
umbia county man.
Sheriff Thompson has been
Mrs. Muchow, of Hastings, Neb.,
who has been visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Von Gray, in St. Helens, for
the pant two or three months,
started lubt Monday for her home.
Mrs. Muchow was so favorably im
pressed with St. Helens and Oregon
during the summer that she has de
clared her intention of disposing of
her property in Nebraska and mak
ing this her home.
Mrs. Fred Watkins left last week
for a two months' visit in Maine,
her old home. She will visit with
her mother at Noridgework and
from there will go to Presque Isle,
where she has four' sisters residing.
She will also go to other portions of
troubled with an attack of rheuma-?-11 wnere ahe has relatives
tism for a few weeks and left Mon
day for St. Martin's Springs where
he will endeavor to boil out his
pains. Mrs. Thompson accompanied
Mrs. G. R. Metsker arrived in
St. Helens last Saturday and spent
several days looking over the city
and visiting with her husband. She
returned to Hillsboro this week pre
paratory to moving to St. Helens in
th near future.
Mrs. J. G. Watts of Scappoose
visited in St. Helens Monday.
Lost City Marshal Star One
dollar will be paid to the person
returning same to J. L. Chittim,
Marshal, St. Helena.
Miss Effie Perkins of Drain ar
rived in St. Helens Monday and
will go from here with her sister,
Miss Nellie, to the Pendleton
Fay Griffiths of Los Angeles
is visiting at the A. T. Laws
home in St. Helens.
Fishing season opened yester
day and the fish wardens were
quite busy for a few days before
the opening. Two fishermen
were caught fishing before the
season opened and Were taken
before Justice Watkins and were
fined $50 each.
Mrs. I. E. Dodd has resigned
herposii'on as City Treasurer
and the council has appointed H.
P. Watkins to fill the vacancy
until the next election. Mr. Wat
kins has qualified and is now the
custodian of city fund3.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Cole and
two sons returned last week
from a week's visit to Meadow
Lake in Yamhill county, where
Mr. Cole's brother resides. After
spending the week there fishing
Mr. Cole reports that he caught
150 trout, among them being the
largest rainbow trout caught
there in years.
I An ad in this issue of the Mist an
nounces that B. I. Plummer of St.
Helens nas purchased an interest in
the mercantile firm of Oliver &
Oliver at Houlton and hereafter the
firm name will be Oliver, Oliver &
Plummer. Mr. Plummer is quite I
well known in both Houlton and St.
Helena and is held in high esteem
by the community. He is a capable
and trustworthy man and will add
strength to this already popular and
enterprising firm. The Mist be
speaks success for the new firm.
living and will return some time in
November, unless Fred gets so lone
some that he sends for her to come
home before that time.
W. R. Hewitt of San Francisco
is in St. Helens this week looking
after business matters connected
with the Chas. R. McCormick Co.
A man by the name of McKiddy
waa brought before Justice Wat
kins this week charged by his wife'
with non-support, and after ad
mitting hia default in the matter of
providing the necessary food for his
family, was placed unr'er bonds to
appear before the grand jury and
in the absence of a bond he was
committed to jail, where he now
languishes and his family still
Old hats retrimmed at Hanson's
W. B. Dillard has commenced
the constrtction of a building on
his lot at the corner of the Plaza
facing the court house. The build
ing will be a frame structure and
has been leased to some parties for
a moving picture theatre. It will
be ready for occupancy about the
13th of October.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Southard and
on John returned Tuesday from
an extended trip through the east.
They left St. Helens three months
ao, going straight to Gallipolis.
Ohio, their old home, and after
visiting there for several weeks
started back, going through the
south and California, coming home
on the Beaver from San Francisco.
They were all very glad to land at
home this week and say that the
Eastern country was all right be
fore living in Oregon, but that now
there is no use to talk. Oregon is
the only place.
Mrs. J. George and Mrs. C. II.
John were Portland visitors Tues
day. Mr. and Mrs. Holcomb of Port
land visited over Sunday at the W.
B. Dillard home.
Mrs. J. M. Hanson invites the
ladies to come in and inspect the
latest in millinery. No two hats
The United Artisaas have now
crossed over the hundred member
ship mark in St. Helens and will
celebrate the event by a big joint
meeting to be held on October 4th.
Deer Island, Scappoose and Warren
will be present with candidates for
initiation, and there will also be
The County Clerk is in receipt of
a communication from the Chief
Naturalization Examiner, of which
the following' is a copy, in part.
"In every instance where old law
declarations are filed with petitions,
for naturalization subsequent to
Sept. 27. 1913, thisolliee will oppose
the granting of certificates of citi
zenship thereon on the ground that
the life of the declaration has ex
pired by limitation."
E. E. Quick left yesterday for
a business trip to Salem. He
will be gone a couple of days.
Every desirable feature
2 demonstrated in modern
glasses of today generously taken
care of by Drs. Lowe and Turner.
Their glasses are guaranteed
to give entire satisfaction
whether they cost $2.00 or
more. If you pay others less, the
difference is made at sacrifice of
quality. If you pay more, you pay
too much. Consult them Tuesday,
Sept. 16, at Hotel St. Hele .s. Re
member the date.
County Commissioner Fluhrer of
Mayger while attending County
Court in St. Helens last week was
taken sick and went home. After
a few days he became worse and is
now in the hospital in Portland.
His illness is not considered serious,
and it is thought he will be all
right within a few days.
The Warren public school opened
Monday, Sept. Mh, with Prof. J.
W. Allen nrineipal. Mr. Allen will
Dedicatory services wcro licit!
t tho Conim iratiotial church last
have chaige of the Mh and lUh ,)t .u,n the new parsonage
Bible School classes and a wel
come for all, 10 a. m. Preaching
by the pastor 11 a, m. ami 8 p. ni.
A church home for friends and
Rev. F. J. Meyer, Pastor.
irrades. with an enrollment of -t.
The 4th and 5th grades are under
the direction of C. K. Lake, with
an enrollment of 2 punils. Miss
Mary Themas will take the second
and third grades; there are 2t en
rolled to tiate. Miss Dahlgren will
have charge of the Primury di
vision enrollment 14. The dif
ferent rooms will enter a contest
for the highest honor of attend
ance and will also contest tee who
will have the least tardus. There
will be a separate banner for each
contest and e,ach room is striving to
win the first month.
Warren will start off a standard
ized school, strictly up-to-date. The
board is thoroughly progressive and
has made many needed improve
ments during the past ear. Among
them might be mentioned steam
heat and heating plant, drinking
fountains and other up-to-date
plumbing. The grounds have been
partially improved and will be ex
tensively carried to an early com
pletion. At last, after so many dismal
failures the state of Oregon has
adopted a real system of writing
which is in accord with the business
world and has been everywhere
recognized by the most eminent au
thority for the last 30 years. The
adoption of new book is certainly
an improvement over the old one-. l)Usy aiu wjlnin u very few
The grade are all well supplied , Woeks had rained eilough money
with new bonks with the cxcentitm i ..-;, i,;..l, ut-irt hmldin.'
llv de.licntt d. Kov. !
J. Meyers being assisted by Kov.
Gorman of Portland. The church
11 filled by members of
the congregation and n number :
of friends. The building was1
beautifully decorated with ferns
and evergreens, with llowera
filling every available space.
Special mimic consisting of songs
and instrumental selections was
much enjoyed. The occasion for
thist service was the dedicating
of the com foi table and beautiful
new bungalow parsonage re
cently erected by the members
of the Congregational i lunch of
St. Helens, ami when Kcv, Meyers
rend the-report of the activities
of some of the members ami I heir
frie nils with the names oi dot ors;
of funds it developed that the St.
Helens Mist was given gnat
credit f r the new building. It
appeareil that some persons were
talking about the necessity for a
new parsonage some time last
fall, which conversation was
overheard by a member of the
Mist force ami that week when
the Mist appeared it contained a
notice that a parsonage was to
be built by the Congaegational
Church people. I'idm the spread
of that news through the paper
the members proceeded to get
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1 lie 1 en l.oiiimaiiiliiifnt
Morning service U a. m , i
Answers to Prayer.
Kpworth IHgiu., 7.ir,. s fc.
Rally Day. Mi Ketel. lcN,!(.,
Lev. Iholiipaiin will
A hearty welcome is,
K. T. Luther. IVst,,,,
nm my place
i an k ion, goats. Finder
port to me ami it reive reward
I'M a in U,JS,
DO YOU WANT TO
JOIN I III: Ml, II I m U()L
limn, m i riM., IYsMAS'.iur
I'AH AI HIS
I..n.. pay fSH I., ft hi (..r4f1.trt.p1
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W. WHITL'G OFFICII
lor Suit -5 aw I
I own t An saw mil
one stationary. Ti
must ni'.ve. 1 will
bargain. Kay pawner.! of
time given. Would take lumltr
f.r either. Addresses. Ken)
I" r rut out;
I either n,
SI. HfllNS A'JIO m
Frolic of Ivan tha Tarribla,
Iran the Terrible. among tils mnnr
IliHitne freaks, would let Kmih wild
bears tn the street of bt capital nml
pluddly say tils prayer wbllo watch
ing the slaughter of bis people, "Mint
ing a few coins to the mutilated sur
vivor as he ruse from bis knees." lie
would compel parents to "lay their
children, and children to kill one an
other; and If there wa a survivor
"the amlablo monarch would dispatch
lilm with bis own hands, shrieking
with l.nifliter at no excellent a Joke."
In one of his lighter nnoiH of,JylIe
ho comuinnded the citizens of .Hy-WOiv
to "provide for him a measure f riQt of
Hens for a mcdli-lno," mid lined rhalA
Why Marriad Man Liva Long.
Tim renjum n married tiiun Uvea lonirV
er tlmn a single man Is because tho
single man leftds a Hellish existence.
A married man rnn double bis pleas
ures. Any time he una a streak or
good lurk It tickle him all over, hut It
Diakes blm feel twice a good when be
tells his wife aUmt It. And she I so
pleased and proud that he feel like a
two-year-old. There Isn't a rlmncn
In the world of a man's arteries hard
ening or hi heart weakening when he
can get a million dollars' worth of
pleasure out of making hi wife nnp
py. Cincinnati Enquirer.
of the Dth grade, which has ex
perienced a little tlelay.
We have entirely bsnulied wlrs
pering from all grades and main
tain a discipline that cannot be im
We can march and keep exact
step and do so with a snfile.
T.UiO roubles when they fulled.
Pitfalls ut Rue i.
"How's your son, ttie lawyer,
T.iidly. poor fellow, lie' In Jail."
"Ho waa retained try n fierce thief tn
defend him, and he made mii.1i ii t'l
plea that the Judge held blm it mi
Talking the Language.
"Our new bookkeeper can't xeem to
see a mlxtnke when It' pointed out to
' ' lie a ball f nn. Ih.n't ailinle to 'em
a mistake; allude to 'cm us Ixrno
bittil piny. He'll innlcr-itaii.1 that all
rtajtit." Pittsburgh Post.
"Why don't you try to make your
constituents understand problem of
"That' what I have done." replied
Penator Sorghum. "I have been too
thorough about It. A lot of them now
think that they can give advice In
stead of taking It-" Washington Star.
"You can never tell how a boy U
going to turn out."
"No, you enn't."
'There used to bo a liny at home
whom the neighbors called Artie, but
ho' the president of n railroad now."
Illrmtngham Age Herald.
Sometime It Do.
I.lttle Wllib Say, papa! Pupn
Well. what U If. son? I.lttle Willle
IhtfH the ocean get angry because It
I cronicd so often? Chicago News.
Other arrangements Were iiuiiie
and today these is the mo.-.t com
fortable and neat parsonage
building in the County. Thus the
power of the press is demon
stra'ed. After the services in the
church last night the people
were invited to inspect the new
parsonage, where light lunch ami
pineapple ice were served. Con
gratulations were heaped upon
the members of thii church for
theetl cient work in securing the
beautiful builtlirg by everybody
present. It a work to be roi:d
of and rdious the progr..ivf
spirit of th'1 Congregation! I
churih in St. Meiers
liol .by I think I II you In. iter tint i,
any of tl tlier f, '.i that mine
to nee Mlter Percy I'm pica e.
bear It. !:..!!. Why di ..t 111:
the L.'-t? i:..l.l.y 1;..iiihi. m ninny
lei- ee .tn- around and hear what
oil n I V .1 1 1 1 1. e.
' I v..il( a foxy n. lie ni' i ll my boy.
He'd rather wa-h the dishes th;:n
wa.li hi Ikhi'Ih, mo I I t lilm Vwiih the
b.it'M the foxy part?''
'Wliv. he get hi, hiiti.l clean. " -Ijmlsi
i le I oiu .t ...iirn.il.
1 Mrs. Knagg If I were lo die you'd
i never get another wife like me. Knagg
l ft'rt very kind of you to say that.
' ItoHloti Transcript.
".I. .lies -till.e me in a very promt.
In:? .mi':? man."
"lie siiih.s in., that way too. Hut
he lexer pays II Inn k." California
SAMUEL HILL'S GRAPHIC ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF GOOD ROADS IS ADOPTED AS OI ERIAL EMBLEM
OK COLUMBIA RIVER HIGHWAY' ASSOCIATION
The C. T. Prescott property, one representatives here from the su
of the best corner loU in the city, 'preme assembly of Portland.
was purchased today by Iris W. T,
George Conyers, County Sur-
Oliver of the firm of Oliver, Oliver veyor. came to St. Helens Monday,
fit f lummer, for a home. 0. T. accompanied by his sister, Mrs.
Prescott, formerly county surveyor, Clifford Smith of Kansas City,
and family started toniirht for,
Southern Florida, whe.e they will
make their home.
Miss Lulu George, who has been
teaching in the Pendleton schools
for a number of years, has resigned
her petition there and has taken a
Position in one of the Portland
schools where she can be nearer
home. She has gone to Pendleton
thia week to attend the Round-Up,
an extended visit in the Eastern
states where he was under treat
ment of the famous Drs. Mayo at
Rochester, Minn. He is much im
proved in health, but thinks he may
spend the winter with his sisters at
Notice to dog owners The or
dinance prohibiting the running at
large of dogs will be enforced
Diagram Showing How Coit of Hauling Om Ton Ona M,U Inert.... With Incrc.a of Grd
The above illustration wai prepared by Samuel Hill, the f.imoiii K.o,.rr:i,N advocate. It U ..r ieliie .irioinii i.t i,
but will return early next week to strictly and if you value your dog
Portland where she will commence. you must take care of him.
her new work. J. L. Chittim. Marshal.
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roam on cany Krauci, ami inowi now ine eon oi naiiiiiiK one ton one mile inerrafx with r:n Ii in. rc.i e of
rresKlent Meier ami the niembem f the 1 oliiinhia River Highway Ah i.nioii will, I, fr( C th.it it was adoptr.l wnl,
cordial approval, an itn oHit ial einhlriii. It will be printed on postal ranU ami folders ami distributed is i ,, ,,. 'i
edut ational eainpaixn to be toiidiieted by the educational committee of the association, of win. h Paul Wes-iaer i ehairmaa
f.eor i f eoo.l
I lie ari iiia. m jirm
part of tl r enod r.Mil
'lo t)ur KrientU ami l'a'ruhs:
We beg to an riour.ee tliut owing
to the ileelirio of tl:e giirr.mer
t radio beo;iuo of the rniny tmt
we have decided to discontinue
the evenii.g trips leaving SI
Helen ut f. p in. ami Portland
at S but will continue tU
Saturday nml Sunday trips the
same as su'lmbilc until further
t Tin: pi !.i ic
'I bis car will ! t fur hire ary
evening fi,r parties wLshinglo
Our expt riti.ee duririf the
tl i-t t lime ,f o -erhtit-n istl.il
ear I.h.h tU inn : !r;.!t d the uw
fuln S of the it rvit'e ittid weill
etob :.vt.r t'i gie tl r public 3 still
lutttr Per vice nt.xt si ftscn and
lioj.e tl at the pi. blip will c,heui
llitir pat roingf in the future.
Thii rising cu f t r piut favorf,
we i t n .-iin yt.ui s truly.
St. lleiei s Auto Line.
l lets: unr!hii:n o in thd St. Hrl-'r.-t
I'uHt !liei for the week efliliS
S. pi. C. r.'ia:
It V AI.Iri.lt
A I fit d llrigg
i' luiik Iii iK. n
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Jo I t '.untafsi.tt
W.dtt r .VeMTH
.1 l Mad h.t, aid
Letters unclaimed by Set. 21,
w ill he sent to the Demi 1 tttT ofTiCI.
Ivn M. )("ld. I'. M.
All kiriiU of J..I) wotk il.iiie-sttbe
Mint oHiee ut reasonable priiv.
h'or Kent House close in on Win
ter ritret t Apply to Mr.
Drs. Lowe A Turner will
Itninit r Sept. 17, t'la" knie IS.St.
Helens HI. Keinetnber the date!.
Scores of references.
Tor Sale Secondhand store in
Montgomery building. St.Hclcni
Had t Follow. .
Onn tiny n jotn.ir eolnl mB
sporty iippcnrtiiif't dropped liintr
try livery Mahlo nnd kiiI.I lie
n Job. Hit looked I HimMiitf.
set lit work KreiiKlng tint Bin "
III a reiiinrknbly short spm'
hit retMirteil tint til-'k llnHli'"1'
... .. .. . . ii . Im.
look Herts, aiini inn .
yotl menu to any you've Rici!!
four of (hem wheels nlreinl) (
"Well," rejoined tilt' '"' ""'n'
ffrenitetl the two front t'licH.
"And why haven't '
two hind ones?" ,v
k ; "Well." Kiild tho new man
' I . . . . . a ffdtM "
lontrs tne two innu .-"-
rtplit tho two litnd ones Jf
tt to follerr'-liverjlMfdy'