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About The Oregon mist. (St. Helens, Columbia County, Or.) 188?-1913 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 24, 1911)
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VON A. GRAY
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
St. Helens Or.
1 Ui.tL.U.UsV lAitkkitUti "iHLUiULL,
ST. HELENS f
t'ndcr New management
Watch for the Wagon Monday
G. F. KOlfERTSON
All Work Guaranteed.
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THERE IS' A LIVELY RUN
AT HARRISON'S GROCERY m
at present because of its
reputation for uniform excel
lence. We have established iff
a reputation for quality and jjS
are determined to uphold it
at all hazards. By selling 8
groceries in large quantities jfj
our goods are always fresh, ffi
Note from O. A. C.
An increase ot almost 1K) per
cent in enrollment of students in
U -I .
me cnemistry department at
the Oregon Agricultural College
indicates the growing popularity
of this Btudy. Over 400 are now
registered in classes in which
there were but 2XG last year. In
agricultural chemistry there are
f2 students compared with 31 a
year ago, and the dairy c hemistry
classes have grown from 50 to GO
"The farmer ordinarily gives
far more attention to the health
of his Btock than to that of him
self and family." said Prof, T.
I). I'eckwith of the bacteriology
department of the Oregon Agri
cultural College in speaking of
the course on rural hyjriene to
be inaugerated this winter dur
ing short course.
The point that the health of
the people may be reckoned in
dollars and cents to the com
munity escapes the average! used for demonstration and judg'
citizen in his mad scramble for nE during the courses.
more evident wealth, he con-i Plumbing will no longer cost
tinued. l or example, it is the Oregon Agricultural College
computed that the annual loss tofsomuch, since a course of in
the United States through human 'gtniction is now being given in
tuberculosis amounts to $000,000 ; the new mechanic arts building,
000 which is approximately three- and most of the college repair
fourths the value of the entire i work will be done as a part of
typhoid; flies and germ carrying;
cause of colds and grippe and
Those interested in the breed
ing and raising of horses, pigs,
dairy cattle, sheep, and beef
cattle will be given opportunity
to get the greatest amount of
scientific instruction in the short
est possible time this winter in
the short course of the Oregon
Agricultural College. Prof. E.
L. Potter and his assistant,
ueorge U bampson, have rear
ranged the work so that instead
of separate courses in breeding,
feeding, judging and like mat
ters, each including information
as to all these animals, the course
on horses, for instance, will con
tain instruction in all these
points. Thus the man who is a
horse dealer will not have to sit
through lectures dealing with
pigs and sheep, but can get ex
actly what he wants. The college
farm droves and herds will be
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St. Helens Mill Co.
Electric Light Service
Special Attention to Local Orders
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For PARTICULAR People 3
We Are Confident of Our j
Ability to Please You. 2
A NEW LINE OF FOUNTAIN PENS
From Om Dollar la Five
Carge J?ssorfnient of Posi 6aris
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DpmmrA Druff Store ST. HELENS, OR.
O. A. C. SHORT COURSES
BEGIN JAM. 3, COUTIKUE FOUR WtiKS
Every citi.,. ot o.;S.taSS.W
tend the short conn. l ujrve0 'uiictive
College, brt,!"il,,irJ ' iA" AirlciiHure, Mechni
couri. will ta.'J' Z, Coioni-rc for
Arts. Domestic 9''0 ' u u gneJ t"
e.try ami Mu hwf con rse i tUf
fnl uin.tr.ied bull-tin, ad.lre
wheat ( rop of the country. This
immense annual loss, about 75
per cent of which is preventable.
is due solely to carelessness and
ignorance of the most rudiment
ary rules of life and health. Of
vastly greater importance than
the money loss is the pain and
suirerinir most of which can be
prevented by a little rare and
The short course lectures,
which will be illustrated with
stereopticon views, will cover
such subjects as water supply
(especially from wells), their lo
cation and construction as to
health; sanitary methods of sew
age disposal, the use and abuse ,
their laboratory practice by
students. Foundry work is also
being done in the same building
by a class of 22 young men.
For Sale A span of horses weigh
ing about 1100 pounds each; alBO
heavy harness and wagon. Also a
spring wagon in good condition.
A. Johnson, Warren, Ore.
Boys may be had and some
times girls. The older ones at
ordinary wages and others to be
schooled and cared for in return
for slight services rendered.
For particulars address W. T.
Gardner, Supt Boys' and Girls'
of septic tanks; transmissson of Aid Society of Oregon, roruana,
disease, such as tuberculosis and Oregon.
WHEN GOING SHOPPING
don't overlook us for the things
yon want in the Grocery line.
Here you may be sure of tlie larg
est asstitment, the best quaiitits,
the freshed consignments ami the
lowet t prices. We want your
trade and will earn t by giving
you every eatief.ction in goods,
prices and satisfactory service.
Suppose you try us once to give
us a chance to prove our claims?
2C. H. JOHN & COMPANY g
Columbia County Abstract
And Trust Co.
Abstracts, Real Estate, Insurance,
St. Helens, Oregon
B. P. Rocks?
Yes. we have them, the winter laying
kind. Cockerel, $2.00 Each.
intprvnle Poultry Farm
Semi-annual Statement of the Sheriff of Columbia County, Oregon, of the
amount of taxes collected and turned over to the County Treasurer for the bit
months ending September 30, 1911.
Amount of Tai collected and turned over, by months.
April, 1!11 .. $63,873 20
Ma, 1911 4,M,W
Jnne, 1911 ,608 94
luly, 1U11 3,070.61
August. 1911 1,932 18
Sepieuiber, 1911 ,Wtt.23
Slate of Oregoo,)
Columbia County )
i. a. c. jnompson, anenn ot coiumota twuaty, Ureoa,' 9
hereby certify that tSe above statement it true and correct to the beat ol mj
knowledgu and belief.
A. E. Thompson
wrautr i icuuin ui vyuiumuia vAiumjr. urrgoHf pi ia uitMDt oi casa received
and paid out by bin him during the six months ending Sept. 30th, 1911.
To Amn't. of cash on hand as per last report 1160352.00
lo Ami l. ol tax reev'd In m Sheriff on Ueneral fund 24642.04
To Amn't of tax reev'd. from Sheriff on Co. "Road fund" 17269.36 -
To Amn't of tax reev'd. from Sheriff on Spec. School fund H.'iiiO SO
To Amn't. of tax reev'd. from Sheriff on Spec, road fund 21682 87
10 Amo r, ol tax r-cv d. from Mientt on Spec. Uity lund 44)85.19
To Amn't. of tax reev'd. from Sheriff on penalty & Int. $ 976.80
Total amount of tax received, -8336 .76
To Amu't. received from hberitf as fees. 46 45 '
To Amn't. received from County Clerk as fees, 1934.05
To Amu't. received from County Clerk fr redemptions, 24. 63
To Amn't. received from fcup'r. B. D. No. 7 lo correct error, 4.00
To Amn't, received from Justice Courts for fines, 80.00
To Amn't. received from Justice Courts for tines in Fish &
game laws. 2S.0O
To Aiun'l. received from School Sup't. on Institute fnnd, 160.00
To Amu't. received from State Sreanuier for pro rata share of
State school fund, i C303.36
To Amn't received from State Treasurer for of scalp bonuty,' 42.25
To Amn't received from Liquor lii-enses, 1000 00
to Amn i. reccivea irom j.ij. nails, AUuir. ol tne estale ol
Kobert Livingstone, deceased, 92.88
Total, J 9717.62
Total, of all, $ 'XXm.Vl
I'.y Amn't. paid out on General fund. 1 19946 22
By Amn't paid nut on County Road fund 40081.64
Ity Amn't. paid out on Count School fund 36592.48 .
By Amn't. paid on Special Road fund 44287.34
Ky Aimrt. paid out on Special School fund 2493.40
Hy Amn't paid out on special City fund 9590 til
Ity Amn't. paid nut on Institute fund 35 75
By Amn't. paid out of game l.iw fi'.es, 12.50
By Amn't paid out on Sailor (l Soldiers Ind'g fund, 35.00
liv Amn't. pai.l out on first half of State tax, 11847.83
tiy Amn't. paid out on Sralp bounty tax, 49.(0
By Amn't. paid out on Library fund, 359.21
Total pa'd out,
Balance on h..njj,
State of Oregon
County of Columb!
I. A. T. Laws. Conntv Treasurer of Columbia Count. Oman, da
hereby certify that th above statement Is true and correct, as I verily belisve.
Dated this 9tb day of November, 1911.
A. T. Laws,
6EMI -ANNUAL REPORT
Of the County Clerk of Columbia County, State of Oretron. showing Uw amount
of claims allowed by the County and Circuit Courts of said County, for what aJ-
loweu, amount ol warrants arawn. ana amount ol warrants outstanding and up.
paid, from the 1st day of April, 1911 to the 30th day of September, 1911.
On hat account allowed Ara't of Warrant drawn.
County Court JL298.48
Circuit Court 1,675.67
Justice Co una . 252.45
Sheriff's Office 1.943 M
Clerk's office 1,495 16
Treasurer's Office 300.00
Coroner Office 288.00
School Sup't's Office 673 W
Fruit Inspector 85.35
Assessor's Office 1,254 S3
Assessment A Taxation 620.76
Tax Rebate 133.84
Current Expenses 1,854.98
Court House expenses 964.03
Cate of Poor 1.718 97
Indigent Soldiers 35.00
Election Expense 9.b0
Roads, Cieueral Fund 8.174.7
Miscellaneous ......... 3,311.60
. 17 in .
A mount of outstanding unpaid County Warrant, General,
Fund, Sept 30th, 1911,
State of Oregon,
I. II. E. IBare. Count? Clerk, in and for the above aaooed
county and state, do hereby certifv that the foregoing is a true and correct state
ment of the amount of claims allowed bv the County and Circuit Courts ol said
county for the period of sis month ending on the 30th day of September, 1911,
on what account toe same were allowed, tae amount oi warrant arawn, ana ui
amount of warrants outstanding and unpaid on the toneral Fund, a the atme ap
pears upon the records of my office and in my official custody.
Witnes my hand and the seal of snid County Co irt, affixed tbra 23rd day of
II. IS. LaBare
(Seal of the Count; Court
SEMI-ANNUAL SUMMARY STATEMENT
Of the financial condition of the County of Columbia, in the state of Oregon, on
the 30th day of Sept 1911.
) l Yankton.
REEVES' PHOTO STUDIO
The Thoto Studio iu the Dr. Montgomery building
on Willamette street, between Houlton and bt.
Helens, about six blocks from the Court House, is
now open for business. I kindly solicit the patron
age of the people of this section of the county when
in need of any photo work.
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Am't of Gen. Fund Warrants unpaid Apr. 1, 1911,
Am't i-sued Apr. 1, 1911 to Sept. 30, 1911
Am't Paid Aw. 1. 1911 to Sept. 30 1911
Am't Cancelled Apr. I, 1911 to Sept. 30, 1911
Am't nnpaid September 30, 1911
Am't of lien, load warrants nnpaid Apr. 1, 1911,
.. . a 1AI I 1. H . nA illll
Am i issuea Apr. i inn 10 oepi. ou, i-.-n
Am't raid Apr 1,1911 to Sept, 30, 1911
Am.t, Cancelled Apr. 1, 1911 to Sept 30,
Am't nnpaid September 30, 1911
Am t Balance state laxes uue irom toniiij
Am't Cash In hands of Treas - Gen. County Fund,
Am't Caah in hand of Trea.- Gen. Road Fund,
Am't Delinquent tax of 1910.- Gen. County fund
Am't Delinquent Tax of 1910, Gen. Road Fund,
Am't Delinquent Tax. 1888 to 1909,
imf Manann Tainda hid In bv Conntv
Am't Taxea paid on liens held by county,
. t T : I . :.. u.
l OUr. I10U9'', 4111 rilium
Four Acres for Rock Quarry
Five Ac r for Rock Q'larry
Rock Crushers, Engines, Roller etc.
$ 19988 16
61 60 20.039 76
$ 39968.17 f41.579.97
f 10073 04
25 64 $40,098 68