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TUP: ST. HEI.KNS MIST, FRIDAY
PA G E FOUR
THE ST. HELENS MIST
N. simm I Every l riiln> by
S. C. MORTON. ...................... Editor
S l’ B O U IT lO V KATES
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1912. at the Postofflee
Oregon, under the act
OOl’ NTY O U m i l ,
P .ll'K K
Member National Editorial Associa
tion and Oregon State Editorial
lM > NOW
Tlie following item was laken
from the tiles of The Mist of Feb
ruary 24. 1S99:
•'The public schools of this city
observed the anniversary of the
birth of George Washington with ap
propriate exercises in the school
room in the afternoon of Wednes
day. The pupils taking part in the
exercises acquitted themselves with
credit, and the fact at once became
apparent that the instructors had
manifest a keen interest in the pro-
aratiou of an appropriate program.
To teach the lessons of patriotic de
votion to our country and our flag
should be embodied in the prescribed
duties of those employed to instruct
the young mind, and would be as
grand in its results as any of the
duties performed, it being the fun
damental principle upon which our
free institutions arc founded.
the example set on Wednesday af
ternoon be hereafter forever observed
on that occasion in the St. Helens
TH E 1A)\ E OK MONEY.
A text in tlie Bible that is misquot
ed more often perhaps is that re
lallng to money. Many people quote
it, “ Money is the root of ail evil."
The Bible doesn't say anything of
the kind. The text reads. "The love
of money is the root of all evil."
It is not the amount of money that
a man has that counts against him
How he got his money, and what he
is doing with it, are the main con
The love of money i the curse. A
man may go wrong for a dollar as
quickly as for a thousand or a mil
Some of the meanest, stingies'
men we ever knew never had more
than fifty dollars at one time in their
"Just w hat is this Agricultural
bloc down at Washington?’ is the
The Cottage Grove
questiou often asked those days.
Folks depending upon agricultural From III© MlOi of Tlie Mist of Fob-
pursuits real ire that they are at Iasi
(aptain Goode s stearner America
Uniper and pole '•»**• •
through congress than ever before,
and they rightly sense that the bloc will be out and ready to go in com
mission in about a week
, |Vtl„ r,.|n\ in • t '" vl '
has been tlie means to the end.
,. ■ !) I > >kili !•’ 1
The bloc came Into existence earl> torce of mechanics Is rushing the
mhoit Web1” '' ‘ u.| V\ 1
last year, when a number of repub work with all haste
.,„,,„1 .,! n..cl- non M'
lican and democratic senators ami
A bill introduced >n the house of < 1 1 " "
congressmen dependent upon rural representatives at : Hern some time spearo» •
votes had it pointed out to them
since by Dr Hull, providing for a ia" ;
' m v i.
that by handing together on meas vote
reterai um I 1
to be taken upon the relocation
• r 11
ures aimed to help agriculture the)
Is county plot Ing bis >,......... r f
e < •
. the county seal of this
could swing the balance of power.
met its Wuterloo 111 the eo
It was firmly established and
and consequently failed to become I I
agreed that the action of the bloc
here he v
prorrn. i.l . t, I '■
was to transcend all IP arty lines. l ,W
Therein lias proved its strength, be
The bill to fix the salaries of the
cause to date every bloc member bus county officers of this county was ' ■'
stood solidly behind all agricultural
passed by both house of the legisla put IM1’ *
measures and put them through re- |
lure lust Friday, and will undoubt- 1 - :’’
gardless of party whims.
The bloc will vote witli either the edly receive the signature of the gov
emor in du© time The changes es
republicans or democrats so long as
tabliah the following schedule of sal
it gets what is wants.
All members of the senate bloc, aries: Reducing the salary of slier
iff from $1500 to $1400. hut add
as shown here, are from the Western |
ing $700 for deputy hire; reducing
and Southern states
Most of the
Western senators are republican, and the county clerk from $1800 to $1.
400. but allowing $900 for deputv
those from the South democrats
litre; increasing treasurer from $50e
to $000; county judge. $500 to
.It ST REPEATED.
$725; giving assessor $900. instead
"In just a few more generations of per diem, and school superintend
China's republican form of govern ent $500 instead of fees.
ment will be established as firmly .is
An interesting wedding took place
any other republic. All that China
now needs is time to develop, and on Wednesday night at the resldenc*
develop she will." — Hr. Ng l‘oon of It fox. J P., tlie contracting par
lies being Mr K. \V. Pinnork and
Miss Mary Schrantx. Dot li of Mu I
"The real stars are so busy work tin inah county.
Mr. Plnnock will
ing— twelve or more hours a day in take charge of the new creamer' / ^ i \\
some cases— that if any one men new In course of construction at V j L l \\ ISC l t ‘ I I I I » , "
tioned a drug party at night they'd Warren.
be so tired they wouldn't even hear
Your car needs attention at
the remark.” — Douglas Fairbanks.
The Methodist church denomlna this timc t), ,|lc ve,,r and ill"
tion is to build a new church in this
“ A striking thing about the schol
arship standings is thaï tlie women’s March
The lot at the cornt
Every job t
fraternities stand, practically with Helens and ( olumbia tUrt^ts, forinei
out exception, above those of the ly owned by Mr John Scott, lias bet
leaves our sh
is r 1 ..lit —h til
men."— Dr Benjamin Ide Wheeler
Besides the chur,
wot kmanslup and pri,
building, which will cost $1.20t>
"America warns to do the fair there is to be built also a par..onag<
thing toward helping the foreign na
lions get on their feet, but she will
Senator McBride lias secured tie
have to he very careful in doing so adoption and incorporation of in and
Agents for Dodge Cars
tnat she does not get flat on her owrn to the general appropriation bill for
back."— James N Gillett.
river and harbor improvement of
$13,000 for the improvement of tl;
t'latskanie river and $60,000 to h
used to improve Lewis river
Welch & Co.. Proprietors
"Believe that story false that
ought not lie true." writes Goldsmith
One reason why it costs so much Houlton, O re .
P h o t ic (>.
Others have said the same thing, in to ktep school children i;i paper and
different words, before and sinte pencils is t hat they don’t rarr>
Goldsmith, and there is no finer idea slates anv more.
within the range of human thought
What a goad thing it would he if
we would apply this rule every day.
The world would lie a sweeter and
better place to live in.
You Will Enjoy
What’s in the heart of the African
jungle? Gorillas, big snakes, canni
bals beating tomtoms and eating mis
sionaries? That’s the general opin
ion. But there is something else.
Out of the heart of tlie Congo last
year came 70,000.000 pounds of cop
The white man is penetrating ev
erywhere, and with him goes hard
work, the price of so-called civili
It i- worth while? Or are the sat-
ages happier before the white man
brings the time elorn?
ll you li.ivc been drifting along Hpendin An
.iml ,iving N O CH ING.
While your earning power in grc.it, t ^
■ v e r y tl.iy you put something away t, ,A ids your
S A V IN G S
F irs t N a tio n a l Hank
IIK IK N M . U K K .O N
Member Federal Keserve Hym.m
G R U I 4M, Prevalent
H. A. t t ill lot, CaMM»
Good Seeds of
E very Variety
W f can supply the needs of the gardener and tht
Weekly Offerings of the
RUTHERFORD REALTY CO.
( olnml ,
bath, basement, good soil lot. flu,
, room lion-,
, ,n.,r o
9ÜIOO Good modern 7 roi
street, close in. on good terms
choice lots on [„
We have a large showing ,>f all kind, of hod
tion at very attractive prices If \,>(| -,v,
farm laiuls see u- we have (he he , h,*r>
garden soll, 1 Lj acres plowed
buildings, only * 1 . 0011 .
in*? t ir .
good road, close t, towri r M id
equipped no rock near Warren
Our stock of garden and gr.i , seeds ts
lat.c .in,l of the dependable kind
clover seeds in packages or in bulk, one mneeto
100 pounds, or more if you want it
time is almost here-
Better get the seed supply
Italian Importing Co.
Dealers in High Grade Merchai
St Helens, Oregon
f¡ ru ir
♦ S uperior Four-Ninety
RUTHERFORD REALTY CO.
Office 123 -
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Several good farmH to rent
$ 6 .0
rn ¡ a r
a i j M . .“» 4 M»,
buildings, good road. <■<
OC •>. f in
Residence 38-J and 74-W
mt‘ dn automobile big enough to hold five ;>copk
and having a—
' ' • rtul valve-in-head motor, one that uses ga»-
prepared and promptly served
th e r e is nothing ne w .
Washington’s Birthd ay
Bank Closed February 22nd-Le d Holi-l.iy
"How shall I become well-to-do?" PO L A R B EAR C AK E S A L
This question wa recently asked
Alvin T Simonds president of the
W AYS ON H AND
Slrronds Manufacturing <'o of Fitch
He answer,d “ The
simple formula is:
First save i(s
much as possible at all time,. Se,
ond, save even more than po ,d,ie
In times of plenty. .. tnat In rim„
of want, the eat it.
earn unusual retort
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Th fellow who make - himrelf t,jg. Columbia St.
ger than the job he Is filling doe ,
have to wait long for a bigger Job
to call him.
M a s o n ’s
1 h.tssis, well balanced from moi 't to reaf
1 i''. and made up of sturdy units.
. transmission, of the sliding gear
»«•at, good looking body, comfortably upholK
ct.uis of higher priced cars—complete in equV
■ ■ nt -a real automobile in every way.
An' ! ,llcn think of the price—$675.00 f. o. h. St. Helen*
Ul i r'-let
Billy Sunday, the famous evari-
g'-li.st, (,n,<- acru-ed of plagarisn, ro
piled: '’Mr>ybe It is true There Is
nothing new. I am merely trying to
A C A N D Y S P E C IA L :
say old things in a new w: y.”
Mr. Sunday was right. Men offer, Choice Mixed Candy, lb
originate thoughts that are new 'o
1 hem selves, but rney
thoughts. They have b„en expressed Pig'n Whistle and
by Others repeatedly, hundreds of
thousands of years ago.
There i. nothing new. The man
who can say new things In a new way
Is a genius
B E H O N E S T W ITH
YO U RSELF
Probably the state public service
commission and the state tax com
I N.II ST CRITICISM .
mission know the duties of their
Premier Briand. of France, re respective offices, but the people a*
signed because he was "tired of being large do not seem to comprehend the
shot at from behind.”
He had a functions of those offices. In view
majority of the people of France, ; of the recent decision of the coni
and a majority of tne chamber of mission as to the telephone rates,
deputies, with him, but a certain ele they should now better understand
ment tiad been fighting him at every the necessity for the commission.
step, fighting him most unfairly, and
finally, worn out and sick at heart,
We had so little faith that the pub
lic service commission would lower
There is nothing more cruel or , »he telephone rates, that we paid tlie
more disheartening than unjust , new rate, so now we won’t have to
criticism. It will sap the life and dig up for back pay and that’s some
courage of the strongest man.
There are times and occasions, of |
course, whou criticism is in order.
Both political parties realize that
But be sure a man is dishonest, or patronage is a liability rather than
is not doing his best, before you be an asset but they have never been
gin criticising him.
able to fire out a way to get rid of
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Many former European kings are
Only $49,106.000 worth of gold now living in poverty, says a news
was mined in America last year. item. Well, riches never did bring
Multiply this by 1,000 and you have happiness.
the total income of all the people for
We see by the papers that Germany
the year— their crops, manufactures
has made another proposal about
Henry Ford w,nts to base money those reparations
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on the products of human industry
Instead of on gold. I.’ nder his plan
a banknote would be a mortgage on and the open season on low thoughts
so many hours of labor instead of
a lump of gold.
The knifed States produces each
year, by human labor, a total valu"
five times as big as all the gold in 1
the world. Which would be better
security, labor or gold?
IN T H E JI NGLE.
PEAKOW MAY BE 'N
PENN RELAY Mhh i
IN BY-GONE DAYS
t h e : m i s t im ' M J s h i n u c o m i m m
a' St. Helens,
of March 3rd
A G IfK T I.T lK A I,
1 1 MKl AUt
It has been sa.d of Washington that his mode-
equaled his valor
that his courtesy wa. as ,,
Four Ninety” at the new price. 1 without
a doubt, the world's most wonderii.’.
motor car value.
Everywhere You Look You See a Chevrolet"
nounced as his greatness-
It is the ideal and aim of this Institut«
tion to emulate
Washington— so to
Krow in acts of service and
courtesy that it may stand a
,s a constant source of
inspiration and progress
SHIRMA N M. MU M
4. K. HI T. niNsoy ,
n iLo u n t\)J( 3 ank ♦ COPELAND AUTO CO.
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