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About The Oregon mist. (St. Helens, Columbia County, Or.) 188?-1913 | View This Issue
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BEEGLE A, DAVIS.
rmenrr one year In advauoe
mil oopy sia mourn.
Advertising rates made koowm upon application
COLOMBIA. COUNTY DIRECTORY.
Tu semi-annual statement of the
financial oondiiioo ol Columbia oounty
wljich appears ia another part ot this
paper sbews (hat the county's flnan
oiai oondition ia iuiproTiog. Jl will
be ieen by the report that the county
indebtedness haa been deoreaiin an'
nually at the rate of about $6200 fur
the past two years. For instance,
from the 31st day ot March, 1895, to
March 31, 1896, the outstanding and
unpaid warrants were reduced from
f51.045.64 on the former date to 48,
V8.7S on the latter, or a decrease in
:... b. Doan, Rainier r';,a OB decrease in
il?:h:::: mon. W.9M.M, and tor
Bur, ol Schools
"u. Wharton st. Helens the year ending March 31. 1897, the
'.ft..!..!pp . , .
warun while, ymncy I vuannuuim wiiciou uaa qroppea v
Dr. A. P. McLaren
Commissioners " Frakee, Scappo.-.
W.K.Meaerve, taslena eQ.Oft1 it . . J.. !- .u..
uaime I udviwi iu luti jcar
1 AT C7 I'T D1 fl.1 1a '11 I .
H. J). Peterson. Mist I vi,i.uj.. iiiua u win oe seen DT
i-u- 1 11111 'i i , i, -J comparing the reports of the past two
r. HELuni, obeuo!i, APRIL 8. I years that the indebtedness has been
decreased during that time in the net
Smakib Rub Is not able to see any " of $12,434.23, which is a splendid
seential difference between the men allowing, and it is the more gratifying
who nominated Bryan in Chicago and I because it has been accomplished
those who accepted him in St, Louie a during a period of great business de-
few weeks later. Nor can anybody pression. This, too, haa been accom
else. The boundary line between them pushed without increasing the tax
is too microscopio to descern by the levy The report also shows resources
ordinary processes, Populist and pop. of 115,992.95 in excess of liabilities, in-
oorat are changes of a few letters cludint; unpaid delinquent taxes. It
wdicq mar no important distinction w aay mere are not many
between the things defined. All counties in the state that hare made
shouted for the same follies and vices, ch progress ia liquidating outetand
and all went down to defeat together. "I obligations. It is indeed gratify-
About the only significance which is " to aee our indebtedness reduced
in the present pretense of the popu- without an increased rate ot taxation.
lists that they are not popoorata is the I 'or which credit ia due the county
indication which it gives that that court.
"combine" cannot be renewed in 1900
or at aay other time.
POPTJlasTS TOOK MONEY.
The following is taken from the Astoria
Budget, paper that supported the fusion
ticket last sprias, and also supported Bryan
"VT. 8. TJ'Ben, populist, has confessed In
The question of building a new
school house ia to be submitted to the
voters on Saturday, April 24 In this
election them ia an nnnnri.m.'i. f, I P meeting that all the opposition which
et TTnlena tit tab i .A' held up the legislature at Salem last winter
r " y ... received 150 to $100 for tb.ir services from
auuuKsmi naraiy possioie Wat any the political enemies ef John H. Mitchell.
serious opposition to such worthy D'Ben said he received $80, and that Bep
. cause will be encountered. The prop- wnUtive Ogle, another pepulist. 'paid
oaitionwill certainlr not be oonoaed hta.?wn xpensee out ot bis own pocket,
r .: u . .-. was the onl, one who did that.'
j - v -v.-v.wu- - -The meeUnR at which Representative
ui ior w iwiier scnooi iaciuues. too U'Ken made bis confession was held in
children growing up in this place are Oregon City Saturday, March 27th. It was
Justly entitled to a better school than cUed br twuliat county central com-
they hare ever had. Should the prop- T' 111 P",7" fu,a
' ti . , . . ... . , aetkn of the populist members during the
oeibon fail, which is not likely, the ute legislative file.' special reference be-
ume wiu come wneu every child in ing had to the Clackauias county members.
the district will no doubt point to those About half the precincts of the county were
who stood in the way and remark. I rPr"ented ' 'e meeting,: end, while the
"there ia the cause of my ignorance." Wererelent.
By all means let ns have a school '-At the meeting Charles Spenee, popu-
building that shall be worthy the name, list, took TJ'Sen severely to task for the
action of the populist members. 'Yon were
Luiuits may come and leaders may Ti ?jSt?T! h.nt"
. , ,. . . . . J duty, and prevent to the utmost of your
go, but the cause of freedom will en- .buity ricious legislation. You were wnt
dure forever: This truth will be illue- there to do something, not to do nothing,
trated in the Cuban case. In very few Tne people who perform an act are the
great popular movements in the OD6 who are responsible for It. and popu-j
world s hiatorv h.a an .inoU I no1 respooMble for vicious
v ... ., r , ' legislation unless they aided in it. If you
Men indispensable. Nearly all the
historians, American and EuRlisb, in
timate that the result of the war for
independence would have been differ-
COLUMBIA COUNTY'S SEf,lAKNUAL FINANCIAL SHOWING
Giving the Cleric, Sheriff and Treasurer's Report For the Six Months End
" Ing on the 31st Day of March, 1897.
" ;'v':;-'.. : semi-annual report.
Of the County Clerk of Columbia County, State of Orwron. ihnwln the amount ana number ot
claims allowed by the. County Court, tor what allowed, amount of warrants irwn, and the
amount of warranu ontotandlns and unpaid, from the 1st day ot October, love, to the Slat
ON WHAT ACCOUNT ALLOWED,
Road and bridse,,....,..,
Pauper ,,, ,
Criminal aeeount, circuit court ,
Criminal account, jualloeof the peace court.,..
Stationery and printing
Courthouse and jail
Clerk ,-. ......".,.;.;..
Bailiff , ..,..
County judxe ,,,,
County eoinuilssionera. ,
Treasurer .,...,,.,..,, ,,,
Board of prisoners
Soldiers and sailors' Indigent fund
Official reporter ,
Teachers' examination. ,
Road, school and city tax ,.
Total amount of claims allowed and warrants drawn..
AMOUNT OF CLAIMS ALLOWED
AND WARRANTS DRAWN.
,..t SOD SB
... lot 40
.. sit o
.. &H7 16
.. 1 2I W
.. 77 Sf.
,. i 00
.. w 00
., liu ao
.. 1 OAS IS
.t S3 00
,. ero SO
.. 64 OA
,, 3l IM
.. IMS) U0
.. 5HI1 60
.. SS 70
.. 40 00
.IS 640 74
CASTOR I A Groceries, Clothing,
Zn&itti Md.ChJiaren. mtr A HQQtS and SllAr,
DART & MUCKLE
ST, HELENS, OREGON,
Complete Stock of Rubber Goods
AMOUNT Or OUTSTANDING WARRANTS UNPAID.
Outstanding unpaid oounty warranto on the Slit day off
EsUmated intesest acorued thereon. , ,,,,
Total amount unpaid oounty warrants
,.M Sll 41
.Hi U 41
.11 000 00
.HI Ml 41
STATE OP OREGON, I
county ot coiumua.)
I. Jtldson Weed. Coiintr elarV nf ftha Manh nf rnlnM.t.1. rj rvMw.n An WamK
that the foregoing is a true and eorreot statament of the number sad amouutaf etaims sllowwt by
the County Conn of said oounty, for the six months ndin on the list day of Maroh, !W7,ou
rants outstsndlnv and unpaid as thssama iDOMruiun thurwutnli of mv mbn. and tn m.
RtwMiiuHMNwiiinHiiauiiuHuirujunuuia ooiiniT. inia in uar ot Anni.
JUDBON WttU. Lounlv Clerk.
SEMI ANNUAL STATEMENT
Of the County Treasurer of Columbia county, Orefon, for the six months ending on the (1st day
1 maron, iwf, ot money rsceivati and paid out, (root Whom motived and from what
wuwi auu ml w ii.i hwwh 11U etui
jTo amonnt on head fnm last report.. .
10 amount county road tax
To amount special school lax..
To amount special oily tax
To amount of fees ,
Toamouat of fete
To amoemt of land radamntlnn .
fTo amount of special tehool tax
10 amount 01 pou tax
To amount of llcenaea sad flnea
To amount recelTed from Bupt. Watts.
FROM WHAT SOURCE
For cert tnca'tes issued
had (one in aad done your duty, we could
go out in the state and talk politics; now
we're got to defend your conduct.'
"This is the first populist meeting called
aiiaaa ek. aV.U I i a
nt if Washington had died before the oZ
uwierparaoi uie struggle, and per-1 the chilly reception It got from the out
haps this judgment is correct. Of I Wer, It indicates the strong sentiment of
coarse, this would mean merely the I dl8PPro' that the hold-ope will meet an
costDonemant of Ute onrf hii.h Wjd, J w ,ta
T ... , . , . . . "The statement of Spence is sienifieant.
mgton helped to bnng .bout, for the He say. on account of the di.vceful eon
Sep ration of the colonists from Eng-1 duct of the populist members it will be im-
land Could not have been long delayed pouible for the party to take the stump la
ia sny event." Cuba's cause is greater " ext MDQPin tk PohUcs at alL
than an of her .. nl. f. .... JhiM how h" Dtte"y Populists have
,' " , , ' ""- been disarmed bye lot of cheap knaves as
wiiisio wiuiuiHsi was nun iuna 1 leaders.
ana Help Spain. "V'Ben sUtes that all the opposiUon,
with the single exception of Ogle, received
COMPULSORY EDUCATION. money to-pay their expenses daring the
no'd-op of 45 days. As this comes from
Below is the text of a circular letter on of 0PP"'ton, he certainly knows
which is addressed from CM. Irwin, "king. bout n. a serious
tat mMnian . i IJ- "nd ""P1" charge, as it includes the
state superintendent of public instrno- members of the senate opposed to Mitchell,
tion, to the count superintendents. It is a fact that none of the members-elect
Boards of school directors are cited to 01 tbe senate or house received a cent from
the following law pertaining to com- the tt1 f "eir serrices. and it has been
Dufcow education- a conundrum to their constituenU how the
o T' , expenses of the holdups were paid and
section 65. Every parent, guardian who paid them. The confession of n'Kn
or other person in this state having explains the problem. They took money
control or charge of a child or children inm toe enemies of Mitchell. Who were
between the age of 8 and 14 year. ' tch' 01 MitcheUT
shall be required to send such child or "It what Mr. D'Een says, regarding the
children to a public school for a per- price paid the opposition per capita for
iod of st least 12 weeks in each school thelr abandonment of their seats and sale
year, of which at least eight weeks ? Corb,tt Co-, be true, they are the
the bodily or mental condition of snch every mother's son ef them deserve to
cuttu or cniiaren nas been such as to serve a terra in the penitentiary. They
prevent his or her or their attendance bsr not onIy deprived the state of a United
at school or application to study for 8taf Mntor bat actually robbed all the
the nerioi .!rl 1k Poreeo the.Ut. insHt.tion. of 30 per
, . ; ' ' cent, of tneir wages and added 40 per cent.
child or children are taught in a pri or more to the coat of all supplies that the
vat scnooi or at home in such branches tat mn,t purchase in tbe next two years.
as are usually taught ia primary KTeE'e loss will reach beyond a
schools, or hare alralw .T ?u,rtOT rf UUo "ars- U this la the
' l - 7 , 7 I nr lesson that B'Ben and his followers
""'"-'J .m.uc u, learoiugtaugni would hare ns take It is a very costly one.
in the public schools; provided, in case and should be tbe last,
ft public school shall not be taught for "But wa don,t believe wbst C Hen says
ft period of 12 weeks, or any part there- ' n"d to tb price paid. There were
of. during the year, withintw. mile. STLSt
by the nearest traveled road of the res- politicians. How much did tha hi t th.
. , ...... . . 1 , .. ... -
luence 01 any person Wltbin tbe school delivery of tbe cheap reformers. A tbous-
. nsaa would nave been
lot or ailllM."
to the provisions of this set. .
HFUntinn Ml 4 - ISk wrlSi
. :Z : ru,uuu Fh. greatest danger from I. grippe Is of
.,,. niu cuniroi or its reeuiung in pneumonia. If reasonable
Charge of any child or children failing eare Is used, however, and Chamberlain's
to comply with the provisions of this uougQ KemedT taken, sll danger will be
act shall be liable to a fine of not less !'d,.ed Am,0? toM h0Bnd
., , . " who have used tbis remedy for la sriDDe
IS nor more then 925 for the first of- w. have not ye, to learn of a sing.. c.
fecse, nor less than 925 nor more than having resulted in pneumonia, which shows
950 for the second end each snkse- conclusively that this remedy is a certain
quent offense, besides the cost of the PreTenUe of that dread disease. It wUl
nrnnnrtitinn effect s permanent cure in less time-thsn
yeT..,' . . ... . ... nyther treatment. Tbe 25 and W sent
owuuo oi. n snail oe tne auty 01 sixes for sale by Dr. Edwin Rosa.
tbe directors and clerk of each school
district to make dilligent effort to see
that this law is enforced in their re
"Section 63. Justices of the pesce
shall have concurrent jurisdiction with
the circuit court in all prosecutions
under this act."
AMOUNTS PAID OCT.
Ry amount paid ont oa county warrants. ,
Bv amount aald out on Brhonl ftiiTwrimnUnt'. wprnta
By balance reneral fund on hand to nav advMniuut v, ii nt v atfnl.
v.-!-.... i i i . " '
"i wvwi WDgvDIUUU,. , , , .........
By amount special school tax paid out
By amount special city tax paid out ,.
oy amount oounty roaa tax
By amount Dald R Cox from administrator1 fiinrf
By amount special city tax on hand ,
By amount special school tax on hand
By amount county road tax on hand ,
By amount institute fund oa hand
By amount State road fund on hand
Br amount SDectal deooait on hand.
By amount of Umatilla county warrant...
By State tax paid for MX .."".!!""""! "
By amount applicable to payment of county warrants on hand!.,!
Total paid out
.1 4 414 CO
. 4 479 OH
. S SJ
. 30 00
. SUA 00
, 24 60
tu m 23
. t 5U ST
. 686 -Ml
. M0 as
. 1116 00
, ' 31S 75
. Ill 90
. 1V7 so
. as oo
. 1 M 11
STATE OF OREGON, i
. County ot Columbia,!
M. Wharton, do hereby certify that the foretvlnr Is a tma and correct statement of the
amounts received, paid out and remalniiiR on hand, In the County Treasury of said County for the
2;jS1U,r RS,n "e Slat day of March, A. 0., 17. witns my hand this list day of
March, A. D.. lo7. E. M. WHARTON, County Treasurer.
SEMI ANNUAL STATEMENT
amonnt of money aad warrants received for taxes, snd money paid to the Count Tnaa.
by UieSheriffol Columbia County, Oregon, tot the six months endlns on the alstdaTof
in, A. v. tUvli
Of the amonnt of mom
AMOUNTS RECEIVED DURINO THE MONTHS OF
In ealn and currency ......
In county warrants
Sold to Columbia county. .
By amount paid te County Treasurer during month of October.....
5 " ". " " " " November..
... 81 81
.... S Ml 60
ONLY 25 CENTS A CAN!
A. H. TARBELL,
H0ULT0N, . . . ORKOON
SHELF HARDWARE AND NOTIONS.
Flour. Feed, Hay and Grain.
avvvi we e e e
ST. HELENMEAT MARKET
Alt Kinds of Fresh Meats, Hams, Bacon and Lard
I Meats by Wholesale
At Special Rates, ""
MAIK BTKWJ0T, i I
James H. Sheldon,
BT, IIKIjUINH. OHffiOON. '
X H. DKCKKR, Proprietor.
The old end relUble barber htu fall retoni I ml i
mm mamrn mm tnan ot iniinn. rn.ua will lUfiTsi iau i
wuiwwvt must tfuicAijr lur vui so eeuuk i
8T. fiELEKS. T t OKRQOM
rjru DR. J. E. HALL,
O n Proprietor.
New and Select Stock.
Patent Medicines and Druggist's Notions.
Stationery, Scnooi Book Prescriptions Carefnilj ComponndsJ
All kinds of roDRh and dressed
Lumber on short notice.
Of the beet quality delivered to
any poiut on the river at tbe
Lowest Possible Price
One-half Cash aad One-half
In FARM PRODUCE.
Address sll orders to
H. B. BORTHWICK,
....ST. HELENS HOTEL....
Our tables will at all times be found supplied with tbe best edibles tnd
uvucaciea me market atiorua.
TERMS REASONABLE FOR REGULAR BOARDERS
J The hotel having been newly refurnished we are prepared to give satis
faction ts all our patrons, and solicit your patronage.
J. George. Proprietor. St. Helens. Or.
11111 J "-iyjV: j-'t t
WANTED FAITH FCL MEN OR WOMEN
to Iravsl fur naponslblamubllshsd hous.
aaiary srsu ana .xiwhsm
stanipwl .nislop. lbs NsUonaL Staf lnaur
STATE OF OREOOH, I
uountjr of Columbia,,
I. J W RlAft .h.riSMUu.ta . - 1. V- - ... .......
aSa iWn -Ji.T.'irir . V.l'S" tyUi'SL roresoinrstawmcnl lscor-
j. n. KICK,,
Sberlir of Columbia County.
net and tru. Wltucss my band this aisi day of March, UW.
SEMI ANNUAL SUMMARY STATEMENT
MaVch,"nBL7!ndlti0n 01 CaDtr 01 Columb1' ta st ol Oregon, on tbe Slat day of
day. April 7,
, to the wife ot William
To warrants drawn on the
county treasurer, aud out-l
standing- and unpaid
To estimated amount of Inter-!
en accrued thereon
To amount of state tax for
To amount of school tax for
To amonnt of soldiers' and
sailors' indigent fund...
..38 m 41
.. 602 78
Br funds In hands of ronnir tu-
I'j.ntwuiw w tna varment on
county warrants. . I
By funds In hands of oounty sheriff)
,o ua payment 01 couo'
By estimated unpaid current taxes
ppuuaeie to we payment ol eoun
By amount of delinquent tax ism.
Mr " ikms
By " " im.
By : M HU)
By " ' vtl..
ny . ixej.
By " 1W3.
By ' 1H94.
By . " " wa..
Total dellnanent tax
By balance 1W3 tax and costs on land
old in bv count i
By balance UM tax and oosta on land
old in by county...
By balance WXtex oa laud bid In by
county for 103 tax
By balance 1M6 tax on land bid in by
wuh.j wu .-o auu mn uuKi
dt oaiance uwt tax
In by county,
n by county,
anc general fund In hands of
par adveruasd war.
By amount ot Umatilla county wsr-l
i ui iu uBiiu. ui treasurer
By amount of funds In hands of sher-
in sppnoaoie to payment of state!
y balance iwi ux and costs on land
y total amount of Hens on land bid
in ny county
By balance ge
By amouut current unpaid
pllcable to payment of ata
By amount of funds In hands of the
treasurer appltcabls to payment of
By current unpaid school lax
By current unpaid soldiers' and sail
ors' indixent fund tax
By courthouse, flxtores and tot".','.'.'
Resonrces over sll Hnbllltlm..
f 1 844 11
I ene l
s wo as
S 371 76
1 Si 48
.1 32 488 67
I 7S6 81
. 1 348M
.1 S 172 84
. 10 28
1 488 8
. 1 627 18
3 8.18 7
7 688 7
1 000 00
f 70 72 78
I 16 m 96
TU? AKTED-TAITHFUL MEN OB WM.WW
.'I travel for reipoaslblseetablishad house
In Oreon. Salary 7W and expenses. Position
BstesisisaMssxi asHekly Care.
After bavins; been confined to tbe house
for eleven days and paying out $26 In doo-
tor bills without benefit, Mr. Frank Dolson
of Bault 8te. Marie, Mich., was cured by
one botUe of Chamberlain's Pain Balm
costing 25 eents and baa not since been
perman.nt. deference. Bnclose eU-s4drass4 . 7. ,77. ""! n
stamped envelope. The National, Star Insur- trcnbled with that complaint. For sale bv
asm Bldg., Chicago. j Dr. Edwin Boss. 7
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN" THAT BT AN
. orrt,rnd decree of the County Court of
Columbia County, State of O rerun, d illy mad,
riusy Harriet Foster," was cbaaired to that of
Busy Harriet M.rrltl," and thenim. of "".2.
ffio. o &;WM Ch" to " ' ""S
Ati"SS, ml bwi d ,e1 thl Mh day of
April, mn. JUDHON WEKD
con r t aL.f 01
ATTORNEY. AT -LAW
Will nrarttae. In &1I tvitirtai nt nMsnn w..t.
Inn ton. Prompt attention ftrea k eonreraae-
ItsaF atnil ras-issssaf'ai Ikssailsiaau I
WHITE COLLAR LINE
O. R. & N. CO.,
PORTLAND AND ASTORIA.
Learee Portland, dally .xcept Sunday-Alder
G. W. COLE,
ATTOUNEY AND COUNBELOB-AT-LAW,
ST. HELENS, OREGON.
Title Abstract Books, Notsry Public, Commls
loner of Heeds for Washington, and anexper-
T. J. POTTER
o. ft. a n. co.
Leaves Portland daltv Alder street ?sp u
.M., Ash street 10 P.M.
Aider street s.45
8. D. DENNIS,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Gbnebal Law Pbactice.
Collections, Foreclosures, Mechanics' liens, ate.
Will practice In all the eonrts ol Oregon
Tatlqs Buildimq, - - B. Hxt-xus, Os.
Tickets of the two Companies good en both
Ta. BEELEY. A,etU- "'
TK. EDWIN RGBs),
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
A. a BLAKESLBY, Proprietor.
Board by Day, Week or Month
AT REASONABLE RATES.
The table ts sunrlf1 wftk th -t iu .
affords. Ereryllilng olesn. A share of your pat
rons is solicited. l. HKLtNB. OUKUON
OrVES THE CHOICE 01
Two Transcontinental Routes
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY
:.' BY WAY OF '.
Sookans, Minneapolis iSLtw.
UNION PACIFIC RY
'.'" I- BY WAY OF ;.'
DEH7EB, OMAHA, ft KiKSAS CITT
LOW BATES TO ALL
OCEAN BTEAMElia .
LEAVE PORTLAND EVERY 6 DAY!
For San Francisco.
For Full Details Call on or Address
W. H. HURLBURT,
General Freight and I'ass. Agt., Portland.
R. SteNelil, rree.
Bt. Helens, Oregon PORTLAND AND CLATSKANIE
)R. a R. CUFF,
physician; and surgeon.
St. Helena, Oregon.
)R. 1. U. HALL,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Clatskanie. Colambla oounty. Or.
yy H. MESERVE,
Srureyor and Civil Engineer
Conntv Rnrwevne T nH R,(nn
Platting and Enirineerlne work nrnmrsLlv
wM..,,i w r r-
O. VT. SHAVER, Dell Shaver, Master.
WANTBD-FAITHFOL MEN OR WOMEN
j.iu.qenw ,i,r.nce. anolose sslf-addressed
Th.?rXv .n7HJ,8,1,WllL,f,e,Portland Waahlnston street, TuT.
lni)yB4Smla. JrAWt"- """'ln-Ivs WatHkani. (.Ids r
abo ii ?f We?la , 7'l5!S 7nW' ''f "'W1' st 0c,ock' Will pass bait Point
l Portland II -110 A WA' "'"er8ia()i Kalama 9:16; 81. Helen I0:i. Arrlvs
in rortiana 1 .80 A. M. The oompnny reserves the right to change time without nolle
coin ra mv.
Children Cry for
Children Cry for
Children Cry for
THE JOSEPH KELLOGQ fc COMPANY'S RIVER STEAMER
Hi.HHHInai.il mi i r i --.....rl..fir --1,ltl,,,mtlM--r--t-' r
WAZJ1 JOSEPH KEHjLOGO
sar.t "&0:&J!!!z ... for Portland-
snve. tveiio mnruiio. W...I x .j ... . . . .
Portland T..J. wi. ' V ,,0suy, sua t riasys at O O CIOCK a. ra.
I Portland Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at tf o'clock a. m.