view of State
' Salem, Oregon, June 15. During
the past yeek the Oregon Tublle Vti
litle8 commission has fixed standards
i of quality In water , gas, light heat,
and telephone service. Effect of ord-
er not yet known.
July 1st, the new Workingmen's
j ; Compensation Act goes into 'effect
; and this is the last date on yhtch
; manufacturers and empioyon can
; j give notice of not coming ur.der the
. s provisions of the act.
Big strike reported at Hi.li Grade
nine, near New Pine Creek.
Work will start sooa on the Cnr-
negle library at Mirshtlell.
In asking for pacing bids, Albany
I bars bids on concrete paving.
; Klamath Falls is no after the Uan
! don Woolen Mills with a free site.
The Gleason yurds at Cottage
Grove will burn a half million brii;k.
The new power plant to Canoy
and Clackamas county Is being rush
ed to completion.
Lafayette will install a $15,000
St. Johns is provi'lma a Ktreet for
an outlet for the Western 'Joopii-
age Co., that employs 200 aieu.
All the principal streets of Hep-
pner are to be oiled.
Andrew Kennedy Is nuttiuz in
machinery and a plant to manufac
ture coal brickets on Coos Rav.
The adoption of British and Eur
opean standards for public utilities
In this state will make further in
vestments very difficult to secure.
The skyscraper limit has been
raised at Portland from 160 feet to
The McKenzie river hatchery is to
be Increased In capacity to 2,000,000
Warrenton, Clatsop and West Side
towns are to have telephones.
Hood River Royal Ann cherries all
sold to The Dalles at five cents.
Seaside will have a 200,000 per
day shingle mill.
Engineers are working on a
$350,000 foothills ditch to irrigate
8000 acres at Med ford, to be com
pleted by 1915.
The campa'gn for a two-mill limit
, on state taxes will be made by the
taxpayers direct in the Willamette
The publication of the proposed
eight hour law for this state Is being
hastened that the people may know
Just how drastic the measure is and
how it will effect farmers.
Sheepmen in Umatilla county ara
selling off their flocks unable to com
pete with free wooL
Brick manufacture Is being esta
blished at Sisters.
A Portland women is suing for the
right to work at v ages she can agree
upon with her employer and at which
she saves monr each week. The
minimum wage law forbids her to
work on thus, terms.
Mosler wants a fruit canery.
New school houses are going to be
built in Lane county, cost $60,00C.
W:llameti Pacific tracks r. i to Lc
lepih tidewater by October 1st. In
ell 50O men are employed.
The State campaign to '.M'e&i. all
freak laws initiated and ti limit
state taxes to two mills will lio Ukva
up by taxpayers' leagues all over the
Douglas county will finls i plank
ing the road over Camas mountain
Bandon wllll erect a mun icipal
Ashland has voted $175,00f bonds
to develop mineral springs and bathh
on a large scale. j
Governor West announces that
2000 acres of the Tumalo project Is
ready for settlers at forty dol'ars
H. C. Sampson of the North Paci
fic Fruit Distributors Association
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I I thwt UMPIRE POLLED $oifc. i WANT YOUSE GUVS TO PLApC T -
Jrttw raw jruf ? oN fou yer.hits along the left Guess V. . lpavl it to
BALLS ALON TH TH.ftp 6A,fc PlLO FOOL LINE . THEY All Go Til 1 ii n I LLVE" T -V -
UNE YtSfEftOftv". t-T' FE.R HITS ON THlJ FIELO! ' fi JH "MPlftEIfT
frvmss rtu diT rtfcqE J!CII mTmr- rv r-; fHtv, cot our hits
says the Panama canal will brng
large shipments of German beer and
the vessels will take fruit tonnage
back with them.
The Oregon grain crops are esti
mated at 69,024,000 bushels by the
Department of Agriculture.
Lumber shipments out of Colum
bia river ports aggregated 6,118,000
feet, and Coos Bay 9,316,000 for the
last two weeks of May.
A million pounds of wool sold at
Shantko last Thursday, 16 to 20c.
A new industry In Oregon is the
eastern demand for husbands.
Legislature appropriated , .4,759,
33$ in 1911, and $6,416,607 in 1913.
"Dundee" Reld, a pioneer railroad
builder, is dead. In his day the
people were glad to get railroads of
any kind of terms.
Portland has passed a meat inspe
ction act that will hamper that In
dustry and raise the price to the con
sumer, to improve sanitary condi
tions. Eugene engineers are promoting
an 100,000 drainage project.
Oregon mineral products increas
ed in 1913, 200 per cent over 1914.
TO ORGANIZE FARMER'S 1'RUT
Portland, Ore., June 16, (Speci
al) On Saturday, June 20, repre
sentatives of fruit grower associa
tions at Forest Grove, Dllley, Cor
vallis, Eugene, Sutherlin, Yoncalla,
Cottage Grove, Dallas, Salem,
Brownsville, Independence, Gresham,
Monmouth, Newberg, Springfield and
Roseberg will attend a meeting to be
held in the Green Parlor of th Port
land Commercial Club for the pur
pose of organizing a sub-central
branch of the North Pacific Fruit
Distributors, will elect one member
of the board xf managers for the
Spokane show and will complete the
details of a campaign for marketing
the 1914 crop of fruit in Western
Mr. H. C. Sampson, secretary ol
the N. P. F. D., who is directing this
movement, said: "Briefly stated, the
distributor in this case will be the
farmer himself in the selling game,
it is purely co-operative. The organ
ization will sell on a commission of
10 cents per box, which is sufficient
to pay the expenses of salaried agents
in all parts of the world and of 67
special representatives. Through
these agents we distribute the fruit
to all parts of the world, keeping
m arkets fully supplied but never
In order to stimulate Interest a
mong stock breeders in Oregon, the
Oregon Exposition Commission an
nounces that $10,000 will be set a
side as prizes for the best stock from
this state exhibited at San Francisco
next year. It Is hoped that on com
pletion of the budget it will be pos
sible to increase this sum to $15,000.
This will be in addition to the
$175,000 which- will be distributed
in livestock prizes by the authorities
of the exposition.
Business men of John Day are or
ganizing in an effort to secure new
enterprises in that valley. Accord
ing to a statement issued by them,
there are exceptional opportunities
for a roller flour mill and for an up-to-date
creamery. They say that all
flour raised in Grant County has to
be hauled in from distant outside
points while grain of all kinds is
shipped out of the valley, and that
in John Day and Bear valleys a large
amount of milk is produced, a large
part of which is hauled 40 miles to
Prairie City, the nearest creamery.
Business men and property owners
are ready to lend all possible assis
tance to the establishment of these
Work has been commenced in the
preparation of a 400-acre tract of
land one mile from Hermlston for
the purpose of Beedlng the entire
acreago to alfalfa. The owner of thf
tract expects the venture to be lm
mensly successful, as he has boon
producing alfalfa In that vicinity for
a number of years.
It having been assorted that a
large part of the land in the Umatil
la Project Is Infertile and nonpro
ductive, the Oregon Conservation
Commission has had a representative
go carefully over the entire section,
and his report, Just sent In, Indicates
that under Intelligent management
and cultivation that soil Is extremely
productive and that tho majority of
the formers are doing well. He
states that the bank at Hermlston
has in the past IS months loaned
$15,000 to the farmers for the pur
chase of stock and the notes are
being promptly paid at maturity.
EIGHTH GRADE GRADUATES FOR
Columbia County, Oregon
District No. 1 Scappoose
Uugh Adams, Lee Roy Morgan
Dorthea Sale, Alien BacheUlor, Addle
Adams, Loura Whitney, John Morris,
Fred llnvlik, Clara Novak. Mary
Marek, Graco Howell, Manfred En
glehare, Kenneth Ackley, Roht. Hen
ry GUmore Murjorie Holaday, Ollle
District No. 2 St. Helens
James Adams, Robert Harrison,
Ella Hattan, Maude Richardson,
Oscar Rowley, Dewey Smith, Gar
rold Wicks, Grace Popejoy, Edward
Malmln, Frank Welgle, Lenora Wal
ters, -Agda Sten, Arline Paulsen, Mil
es Gensman, William Pery. Ray
Brouse, Minnie Anton, Mable Cole.
District No. 3 Deer Ilsland
Agnes Enyart, Hazel Razey, Mar
District No. 4 Hudson
District No. 6 Clatskante
Clarence Evenson, George D. Van
volklnburg, Lillie Paterson, Irving
Graham, Edith Orwlg, Cash Davis,
Bertrand Williams, Lowell Orwlg,
Oscar George Kelty, Alma E. Varn,
Segret Rasmussen, Johanna :llertsen
Muttte Ellertsen, Hllma Klnnonen,
Melvin Hall, Gladys Williams, Harry
Van, George Gonyers, Anna May Des
sery, Ida Waisanen, Belle McKinnon.
District No. 7 Warren
Ralph Tarbell, Esthur Lund, Wen
doll McKee, Frank Beeler, Edwin En
berg, Arthur Almquist.
District No. 10 Marshland '
Edna Mae Freeman, Addle Cooley,
Katie Hudson, Archie Colvln.
District No. 13 Rainier
Julia Silva, Mathllde Both, Max
Beck, Louis Dlbblee, Hope Worley,
Avis Smith, Mable Miller, Olive
French, Raphael Smith, Ambrose
Gallagher, Orville Girt, Hardin
James, Gladys Campbell, Alma. Hed
ges, Willie Womack, Blanche Haynes
Cecil Pritchard, Harry Bryson,
Marvel Jopling, Mary Johnson, Erma
Konlor, Homer O'Neal.
District No. 16 Hazel Grove
Leslie Smith, Harvey Franklin.
District No. 16 Stehman
Bernlce' Brant, Chester Girt.
District No. 23 Mayger
District No. 25 Qulncy
Henry Johnson, Oscar Dixon, Char
lotte Overlie, Francis A. Dixon, Lin
coln Llllich, Olga Baakko.
District No. 27 Rock Creek
Maude L. Gessell.
District No. 28 South Scappoose
Alberta Shatto, Arthur Hougerud,
District No. 29 Downing
Florence Dotson, Evelyn Boals.
District No. 30 Yankton
Fred Rudat, Bernlce Rathbun,
Ruth Bonney, Jesse Steward.
District No. 34 Canaan
Ethel M. Frances.
District No. 42 Fishhawk '
Lily Camberg, Ralph Waldo Ho
berg. District No. 47 Vernonia
Pearl Counts, Elizabeth Counts,
District No. 49 Heaver
Emily Schmltllln, Mary Schmldlln.
District No. 6
Martha D. Hall.
District No. 62 Mist
Clarence Larson, Soruphlnus Do
Hock, George Turner.
District No 64 Bachelor Flat
Florence Larson, Edwin Morten.
District No. 65 Klst
District No. 66 Woods Landing
Anna Ellertsen, Julia Kantohi,
I TRENHOLM NEWS
The stave mill started up Monday
with nearly all the old ciew back.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Chrlstonson arriv
ed In Thonholm Friday, disposed of
somo of their household goods, pack
ed the rest and moved to Portland
where they probably will reside tho
remainder of tho Rummer.
Miss Ruth Fowler returned home
Sunday from an extended visit with
friends in Portland.
Marie and George Walker of
Yankton and 11. Kromroy of Mimt
en's cntnp, visited at tho homo of Mr.
and Mrs. George Wilson hurt Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tatro and Mr.
and lira. O. T. Kostor and daughter
Agnes were among those from Tren
holm who took In the Roso Show.
Mlssess Cassle and Mary Wolvor
dlng camo down from Portland nid
aro visiting at tho home of II. R.
Smith and Fred Flooter.
Cuy Mills, the flro warden of this
district came over from Vernonia,
Sunday and has been at work tu
The Trenholm 8. S. will liavo a
picnic in the grove on the school
grounds Saturday P. M. All are cor
At the annual school meeting Mon
day night J. McAllister, Jr. was plect
ed director, and P. E. llrockway.
Cli as. Gilliam and family will move
back to Trenholm Sunday and will
occupy the residence rocently vaunt
ed by F. Schneider and family. Mr.
Schneider has purchased the Lumber
son tent and moved therein.
STOCK FOR SALE of choice breed
ing and utility birds of S. Comb
White and Buff Leghorns also S. C.
Dull Orpingtons. Prices are low con
sidering the birds we have for sale.
MR. and MRS. ALBERT 1). LAIISON
(Box 96 Coble. Oregon
Blue flame coal oil cok stoves,
Just tho thing In hot weather, coHts
loss to run than a wood stovo.
Komi's Furniture Store
See the ad of J. W. McDonald on
Page 3 of tlilw lsKiie.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE
STATE OK OREGON,
FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY
In the matter of the estato and
guardianship of John Uhlmau, an
Notice Is hereby given that the
undersigned guardian of the estate
of John Uhlman, an incompetent
person, has rendered and died with
the Clerk of the above entitled court.
Ills final account nnrl rnnrt ..t 1,1..
j administration of said estate, and
that Saturday the 18th day of July,
1914, at the hour of lo'clock p. m.,
of said day, at the Court room of
said Court In the Court House, In the
City of St. Helens, In Columbia Coun
ty, Oregon, has been appointed by
said Court, for the hearing of ob
jections to said final account mid the
settlement thereof. All persons In
terested in said estate are hereby
notified to attend at said time, and
place and make and filo their objec
tions to said account, If any they
Dated June 19, 1914.
A. L. STONE
Guardian of tho estate of John
Uhlman, an Incompetent person.
A Hnm)w i;l.
tvtt Fo i-T vviiu liases rull
Mr. Fan, However. Didn't See the Clout
VA7VS HAIimWiUK. ()iLs
luhwxss sjsif noons
3 COWLITZ ami RIVER ST RE ITS
jjl PLAZA PHARMACY
Pure Drus and Medicines
DANK BUILDING ThONE
CHASE & SON
Huvo made arrangements tohnnble S. &. U,
tircun Trading Stamps
In addition to gelling the IwHt groceries at the
lowest prices our customers get vuluulile trading
stamps. It will pay you to become our customer
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DRAYINC AND TRANSFER
All Business Promptly Attended To
PHONE IS OR 12
WM. H. DAVIES
ST. HELENS, ORECON
ISt Helens Mill Co.
: Electric Lighting
(Save Your Eyes)
- S team Heating
(Prolongs Your Lives)
Latn Wood Lumber
VO WASHINGTON MUCKLEH
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ST. HELENS. OREGON ' fc
100 ST. HELENS. OREGON
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