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About The Oregon mist. (St. Helens, Columbia County, Or.) 188?-1913 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 24, 1911)
NEWS OF ALL KINDS
HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST IN AND
AROUND ST. HELENS
LOCAL ITEMS: PERSONAL MENTION:
Joseph Erickson of Warren, was
la ths City Tuesday.
Quite a number of the members
of the K. of P. Lodge of this City
will Journey to Vancouver, Wash.,
Saturday night, some to be made
Do(n)keys, others to see the fun.
James O'Connor returned late
''Sunday night from the scene of the
drowning of the seven men on Lewis
River, where he went to assist in
the search for the drowned men,
among whom was his brother.
County Supt J. H. Collins is
soendinsr the remainder of this
month in the vicinity of Vernonia
visiting the schools of that part of
the county. He expects to return
about the first of December.
There will be services in the Epis
copal Church next Sunday -evening
Nov. 26, at 7;30.
John Berdahl, a prominent farmer
of the Bachelor Flat neighborhood,
will leave St. Helens next week for
a trip to his native country, Sweden,
for a visit with his parents and rel
atives. He will be gone about three
Dr.and Mrs. McClaren of Rainier
were visiting in St. Helens during
In last weeks issue of the Mist a
local item said that for the first thir
teen days of November the receipts
at the St. Helen Post office were
12170.51 of which $ 910 were postal
savincrs detxwits. The article was
just wrong 12 days and should have
stated that the receipts for the one
day, Nov. 13th, was that amount.
C. C. Moyer, one of the prosper
ous Bachelor Flat farmers, was a
St. Helens visitor during the week.
. Fred Ketel is visiting his parents
atthis nlace. from his home near
Trout Lake, Washington.
Mr. A. C. Riley, a gents furnish
insr roods man from Portland, was
in town Monday looking over St
Helens with a view to locating here
with a stock of goods.
Deputy Sheriff J. L. Campbell, of
Clatskanie, brought to town on last
Friday one Fred Hill, who was be
lieved to be insane. Judge Dart and
Drs. Peel and Ross examined Mr,
Hill and found that he was insane
and dantrerous to be at large, as he
was determined to kill somebody,
preferably his partner at Clatskanie.
- He was committed to the Asylum at
The little friends of Miss Eleanor
Savage gave her a genuine surprise
party at her home one evening last
week, and the evening was spent in
; games, songs and recitations, par
ticipated in by every one of the
"little old ladles" present.. Mrs.
Savage served a dainty luncheon for
the little folks.
Dr. Lowe's glasses do not need
the guarantee that goes with
Rev. W. N. Coffee will hold his
quarterly meeting at Houlton this
week. Services as follows; Preach
ing Friday at 7:30 P. M., Saturday
7:30 P. M., Sunday at 11:00 A. M.
and 7:30 P. M. All are cordially
invited. Be sure and come as we
axe expecting a good time.
Hon. Charles W. Nottingham,
State Senator from Portland and
Chairman of the Republican State
Central Committee was in the city
on Tuesday, nis visit was noi ior
Showers of rice, gold rings 'and
other circumstantial evidence have
set going the tongue of Dame Rumor
with a persistency that seemingly
will not down. However after a
careful investigation we are not con
vinced but await with interest,
At the apple show held in Port
land last week, Mr. C. J. Tidcomb
of Scappoose carried off first honors
on the Northern Spy apple. This
is becoming to be a usual thing for
Mr. Tidcomb as he has carried off
the first prize on these apples for
several years and in competition
with such famous apple countries as
Hood River, Southern Oregon,
Willamette Valley and the Columbia
River basin. It is about time to say
that the Northern Spy is the "Apple
that made Scappoose famous".
The buisness meeting of the Guild
will be held at the Guild Hall on
Tuesday Nov. 28, 1911. All mem
bers are revjueited to be present.
The tw principal Rock Quarries
of St. He e:is have closed down temp
orarily. We are informed that in a
short time both will start up with in
Columbia Street has been pretty
badly torn up the" past few weeks
with ditches for sewers and steam
pipes, but this week Jack Dspain
brought his big road roller to town
and after a few hours work the
streets were in better condition than
Edward Edwards and John Sand
strom of Cathlamet, Wash., were
transacting business in St. Helens
during the week. "
Bert Green, the man who has been
under arrest for several weeks under
suspicion of having murdered Chas.
Weist at his cabin near St. Helens on
October 31, 1911, was charged with
murder in the first degree before
Justice of the Peace Hazen, on Mon
day. Sheriff Thompson awwe to the
complaint on the murder charge and
feels quite confident that he has
enough evidence to warrant the
grand jury in bringing an indictment
You and your children are safe
if you wear Dr. Lowe's glasses
eye safe and face safe. They
cost no nore than others and you
have thi benefit of his skill and
more than 20 years experience.
Dozens of references. Con
suit him an Hotel St Helens, on
Tuesday Nov. 28th. .
Frederick Vivian of Columbia
City died at the Good Samaritan
Hospital in Portland on Tuesday
Nov. 21rt after having been confined
there for the past three years, suffer
ing from paralysis. Mr. Vivian had
been a resident of Columbia City for
15 years and was well and favorably
known in Columbia County. His
widow survives him. The Masonic
Lodge of St. Helens, of which he
was a member, took charge of the
funeral on Wednesday and the re
mains were buried in the Kinder
Cemetery near Columbia City.
political purposes but purely
S. B. Cobb and Chas. C. Wood
stock, officers of the Standard Box
Company, of Portland, were looking
after business interest) in St Helens
. during the week..
lady with small child desires
housekeeping position. Inquire
at the Mist office.
Howard M. Brownell, the deputy
district attorney of Clatsop County,
Complaints were filed in the
Justie Court for St. Helens Precinct
on last Tuesday by C. L. Huston,
charging Walter Pullien and Harry
Ogden with trespass on enclosed
lands, and warrants were issued by
the Justice and placed in the hands
of Constable Fred Watkins who went
to Clatskanie and arrested the men
It appears that Mr. Huston is the
owner of a large game preserve
near Clatskanie and Pullien and
Ogden were hunting for ducks on
the premises without a permit when
the game keeper came upon them
and told them to depart and let the
ducks alone. This did not suit these
these gentlemen, who were having
great sport killing birds, and they
continued their sport in the face of
their orders to quit. VI course
busi-arrests were sure to follow. The
Friday wening. Doc. 1, the Kp
worth Lou ,'JC is to give the first
of a series of monthly socials.
Games, de t rations and refresh,
ments will be in keeping with the
atmosphere of the day preceding-Thanksgiving
social department of the League.
Mrs. J. II. Cronkite chairman,
is sparing no effort to promote a
jolly social life among the young
ueonle of St. Helens. All are in
vited to plan to be on dock.
Manager Ham McConniek has
M4iit.l invitations in behalf of
the St. I It lens Mill Co., of St.
Helens, O.vtf m. for th eir .secomt
annual Thanksgiving dance to be
Amos Slavens. one of the pioneers given at St. Helens ednesday
case will be tried before Justice
Hazen next week.
-N Dr. Lowe, Nov. 28th.
Call at Hotel St Helens next
Tuesday Nov. 28th. and have Dr.
Lowe show you the new glasses
with which you can see all dis
tances: no unsightly lines or
seams In the glass. They make
you feel young without making
attending to legal business in you look old. Free demon! tra-
of Columbia County, died at his
home in Portland last Thursday,
Nov. 16th and was buried at Warren
on Sunday the lith. Death was
due to heart failure. Mr. Slavens
first came to Columbia County in
1866 from Ohio, where he was born
in 1835, and settled near St. Helens,
renting a portion of the B. D.
Stevens Donation Land Claim where
he lived for fourteen years. He
then took up a claim some three
miles Southwest of Warren, consist
ing mostly of brush and timber.
With the aid of his family this place
was cleared and cultivated, orchards
planted ai.d otherwise improved
until it is cow one of the very best
farms in the county. About three
years ao Mr. Slavens retired from
his farm and moved to Portland,
where he has since resided. He
leaves surviving him, his widow and
11 children, as follows; Daniel, of
Vancouver, Wash,; John, William
and Amos of Portland, Marion of
Hood River; Mrs. M. J. Scott of
Kalama, Wash., Mrs Julia Traynor,
Mrs. Fred Caissidy and Miss Mae
Slavens of Portland and Mrs.
Thomas Geohegan, of Seattle.
The funeral at Warren last Sun
day was attended by the largest
crowd of friends and neighbors that
has ever attended a funeral at that
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evening, ISovemiter -.'in. nam
McCormkk is introducing many
innovation. in the lumlter busi
ness including terpsichorcan fea
tures since his advent in St.
Helens-making u pronounced
success of each one. No doub t.
inasmuch as Ham is giving a
free danco and a free supier.
there will undoubtedly be a very
large attendance. Timberman
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IJli COM FORTABLE
Mr. John Uhlman died Sunday
Nov. 12th 1911, thus ending the
suffering he had so patiently
endured for seven months.
He was born in Switzerland
in 1870 and came to America in
1891. He was married to Miss
Aanna Siegcnthaler in 1895.
He leaves a wife, four chil
dren, and four brothers in
America and two sisters and a
mother in Switzerland.
Funeral services were held
at the family residence Tuesday
the 11th at 2 P. M., conducted
by L. O. Klapp of Scappoose.
Music was rendered by a quar
tette composed of Mr. E. C.
Smith, Miss Neva Boyle, Mrs.
Mildred Watts and Mr. L. O.
Klapp. The remains were laid
to rest at Fairview Cemetery.
Many beautiful, flowers were
tendered as tributes of love.
People's Lyceum Course
Popular entertainers will open
series of People's Lyceum
Every 11 ing is in readiness for
the opet.ii g number of the local
lyceum course. The committee
has worked hard and the success
of the course seems assured
The seven men who guaranteed
the cost of the entertainment are
not only breathing easier but are
happy to think that their con
fidence in the good taste of the
people of St. Helens was in no
The boys are much elated over
the report they have received
from the central west where the
Boston Lyrics o(ened their ly
ceum year last month. Writing
from Cherryvale, Kansas, N. A.
Baker, committee chairman,
says, 'The Boston Lyrics have
come and gone and they have
left behind them the lost satis
fied audience that has been known
here for a long time. We can
not praise the Lyrics too highly
for their clean entertaining, ar
Looking for Location
We have it on good authority that
the Western Cooperage Company,
which formerly operated at Houlton
is looking for a location on the Col
umbia River. About a year ago
they ceased operations at Houlton
and moved their plant to Aberdeen,
Wash., where they have been running
since, but the Columbia River seems
to be an ideal place for a factory
and they are now looking for a lo
cation. We would suggest that the
Commercial Club of St. Helens get
busy with the officers of this com
pany and endeavor to have them put
their plant in here.
Dr. Parker to Preach
The Rev. Parker whom many
will remember as the supply
paster at Houlton subsequent to
Rev, DeBor's departure will oc
cupy the pulpit at the Methodist
Church morning and evening
next Sunday. Rev. Parker is a
We have so many of our busi
ness mon interested this year and
they were so well pleased with
the first number that they do not
want to miss any of them."
The La Junta, Col. committee
is even more enthustastic: Under
date of Oct. 31, they write:
. 'The Boston Lyrics appeared
last night as the opening num
ber of our Lyceum Course. To
say that they satisfied our people
would be to misrepresent the sit
uation by understating the facts.
They were delighted with the
entertainment. The Boston Ly
ncs have set high standard for
the talent that Is to follow. The
remarkable thing alwut their
work is that they do ho mn
things so well."
This celebrated company will
appear at the Ci'y Hall Tuesday
evening. The i rogram will l,e.
gin promptly at eiht o'clock
Single admission tickets may JC
secured at the door for fifty cents.
Course tickets must bo reserved
Just Step Into
WHITE & WHITE'S
and .Sec What Real Values They Can Show You
in Fall and Winter Weight
Shoes, Stockings and
a Now Line of Men's and Hoy's
In All the Popular Colon.
We Also Have the WARN ICR Line of
NON-RUST CORSETS, From 50c to $5.00 eaca
Our Men's and Boy's
Seem to fill a long felt want, as we sold several of
them almost as soon as they were unpacked.
' Come in and Investigate.
Hoys' Suits from $3.50 to $9.00
Men's Suits from 17.50 to 35.00 'J
Wc can also get you first class suits made to
A Few Heating Stoves Left at a Bargain at
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Subscribe for the Mist $1
o St Helens Transfer Co.
General Transfer and Drayage
O dhck, cement, reed, oand ana
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Br CVpotiu School Houm
Fast Trains East
Tickets sold aud baggage checked through &
Spokane, Montana points. Minneapolis, St. Paul, Chi
cago, Denver, Omaha, Kansas City, St. Louis and d
No change of stations in PoftW
Trains from Astoria, and those lot
the lust use the North Bank Station-
Fares will he ntmfPfl urhAn furnished
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Dear Sir Look Here
We have winter koo. for men in! nomcn, Ny. M ,pi
children. Wt UVt boot, tlioti, bnU and wp
We have lifting itovea and rangef.
Flour $1.S0 sack Gasoline 20c
Coal Oil in.i v: .30c !
We m!1 everything cheap. Com. tea n. Look t our
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