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,'ATION: jn the NorHiwt'Hlorn part "of Oregon, on Hid Colimil.lu River, willi about 70 mili-a of river from. S'At inil rA.n .. About 7IKI Miuur hum . .,. mira. IlAIILE LANI: If"" - fll 1.. t IU4 I.. .11.. !. 15,7-" acre, i m "" '""i m m iuiuiy in ruuivntion . I I Avntnull'lt lf IriWfl llkltt anl Clean-", Tll,I.Ai:i,K LAND: 40ij7iiii own. vim-n iih-iuih-h iiii unmcr when- there jH mure tli" 100,000 "n H l"rli'r Heel inn. uIho nil ,r. . i I tu inif uiiilnl.l.i r,.p .....I !n yml nil nill'l " " ""'I "I III, riMHllllun fr eullivtili"". IlinBR: Viniit Hi Vfii unil one hull in Inllinii feet. VAM'K OK TIMUKU: $II,4li7.lKO. VAI.UK OK lIMiAIILK LAND: I'M 1 ,:tr,f.. ,rAL assi:ssi:i valuation ok all ri:oi i:iirv: $K,0o0,ooO. ftl.KS Or rnuNi r u ;,()') mili'i, h'iini) ut which ii In lirnt el.'iMH c.iii.lititin, hiiiiui in fair ciiiiliiin mi. I Home in very r condition. ILES OK KAILllOADS: About 12.ri uuleH winch inrludos the miiin line i,f (he S. I'. & S. uml the various loytcintr rouila. Ll'ULATiON: Census of 1910 k!vps lO.fiHO but a careful (wtimute thin year Riven it ut leu.it If), 000. IJ.MATK: TfiTiniTJitc. Diirlntr tha mimmpr tn thnrmnnwii rearheH 100 in the shiulo uml in tho coldest weather of winter zitii wealber in nlinimt. unknnu'n lln winter month Owrt In CfnHilruU mill llllt tint tint immli Jusl enough to insure eropn. Crop failure ure unknown. I'liOPUCTS; Fiuils of all kir.dM, eHueially nppleH. pears, plums and berries; drain and RruHm-n; garden truek of all kinds and dairying. iiiniiMi: Ship from all pnrU of the world carry Colombia County product down tbo Columbia River nnd to the markets of the world. A through line of Unilromls traverse the county from the North to tho South. River liouts carry local products to local markets at low rates. TIioiikjuiiIh of acres of firHt cluni land can be purchased at reasonable prior uMin which are HtumpH left from the timber operations. This land Is esK-cially suited for farming, fruit raising und dairying. : y -V. .. - ... ,7 INDUSTRIES: Lumbering and timber is the principal industry; there be ing about twenty-five saw mills. Salmon fishing in tht Columbia Itiver is also an important industry. Farming and fruit raising; Stone quarrying; Ship building and- all kinds of lumber manufacturing plants. OPPORTUNITIES: There are fire opportunities fo the small farmer, dairy man, fruit grower and truck gardener. Also a number of choice deep water sites for manufacturing plants. THE DELTA GARDENS: 12,000 acre of low landd along the Columbia River which have recently been dyked and are now in high state of cultivation especially adapted to growing of vegetables and small fruits. SCHOOLS: Four standard Hifch Schools; locality. CHURCHES: Grade schools i n - each ST. HELENS A city on the Columbia River, W miles from Portland, with a population of 2500 people. The County Seat of Columbia County. A Four year Standard Ilih School. Methodist, Congregational, Episcopal and Catholic Churches. All the leading fraternal orders. 'Gravity water sytitem owned by the city sufficient to Bupplv a city of 10,000 people. Electric lights, graded and macadamized streets, sewers. Principul industries are lumbering, shipbuilding, creosoting, stone quarrying, fishing and shipping. Two large baw mills with a capacity of 250,000 feet per day; more than C million feet of lumber shipped each month; several large ocean going vessels built each year; timber treated with creosote and shipped all along the coast. Two big stone quarries and rock crushing plants in continuous operation. An average of 300 tons of Columbia River Salmon caught and marketed. A farming country back of it that cannot be excelled in the world. Several new business blocks now under construction. Five miles of sewer being built. : A PAY ROLL OF NEARLY $100,000 PER MONTH. Many beautiful and attractive homes. Nearly all denominations represented. THE COUNTY OFFICERS. Circuit Judges, J. U. Campbell and J. A. Eakin District Attorney, W. B. Dillard County Judge, W. A. Harris County Clerk, II. E. LaBare Sheriff, A. E. Thompson Assessor, C. W. Blakesley School Superintendent, J. B. Wilkerson Treasurer, R. S. Hattan Coroner, F. H. Sherwood Surveyor, Geo. Conyers Commissioners, John Farr, Louis Fluhrer. CITIES, TOWN, AND POST OFFICES: St. Helens Rainier Clatskanie . Scappoose Yankton Mayger Apiary Inglis Warren Vernonia Marshland Hudson Deer Island Mist Columbia City Prescott Houlton Goble Quincy Reuben Trenholm CITY OFFICERS OF ST. HELENS Mayor A. W. Mueller Councilmen N. 0. Larabee, Chas. Grahan, M. Saxor, II. Morgus City Attorney J. W. Day Recorder E. E. Quick Marshals J. L. Chittem, L. L. Decker Treasurer H. P. Watkins Water Commission L. E. Allen, J. W. Aiken, Robert Dixon. E. A. Crouse, John Pringle Water Superintendent Chas. Lope -Fire Chief L. E. Allen I-AIUAL STATEMENT OF OF OFFICERS COLUMBIA COUNTY Detailed St:itcnunt Sli ilition ot County Finances to March 31, 1014 Komi-Alumni ('mini i 'I'rituuiiiu.H r ..... . ...... ... i. UUMV. Hi '.. i. CollorttniiN Month Oct. Nor. IK'C. VJU hn. M.ir. Tenuis i3i a Oct. Nov. Don. 19H Jan. Mar. 'J'otuls 1907 tr.o.r.o U.0.LO 1908 1909 1910 1911 224.72 70.40 1912 25.281.10 3,299.93 33.09 185.99 22.80 83.71 1.730.93 6 lir, .69 224 72 70.40 CG.C5 209.70 30,877.71 Turnover 26,281.10 3,299.93 224.72 70.40 ir.o.r,o no. to 224.72 70.40 3.1.09 22.80 00.05 185.99 83.71 Total 25.281.10 3,299.93 620.80 1,837.60 710.1-9 31,656.04 26,281.10 3,299.93 620.80 730.93 1,837.60 141.29 291.79 269.70 30,453.31 31,231.24 4io.au I'lMH lurtll'd IWnr In 'rr.iiu.,rnr fflrlHIcuLim ir n..n,i,i.l..M,. iUUi.,.,i n rnlnmlilii f'niintv 500.14 N. II This stntoinoat Is $425.86 limn than Troiumrors ntntflinont, for the fwn that I.Ik Htatoiucat Includes turnovers nwido during April. 1914, la III mini of 4 25.86. STATU Oh' ()IK(J()N, County of Columbia, bh. . ' I Imiohy cortlfy thnt the foregoing- statement Is true and correct as I voriiy bnlldvo. A. I). .),n Deputy A.K. THOMPSON, Shorlff SKV.I-ANM'AI, KKI'OHT Ol' ( t)l'XTY TltKASl Ki ll. Columhi,, rounly, Oiokoii nIiowIiik the amount of money iwclve! WW inn lir n, Hix Ill(lllm C,I(K Maivh illHt, iui . ' on hand iih per taxt report lax recnlved from Sheriff on (Ion. Fund I 12,137, i: J, rewiveii fro in ShorllT on Co. Ilond lux inm-ived from Hhorlff on Hpoo. School, , 8-lfi4 -J im received from HherllT onHpoc.Clly 1, J; un "x received from Sheriff on Spec. Uond 6,540.89 pillected on 1913 tax roll, octeo on 1913 tax roll, '" : mi on 1913 t J minded on 1913 1 inllected on 1913 ti liilnruHtn paid by banks on County HepoHlts ' "ciVh feeg nliorirr'B fens Ji'iitlco of the Tonco flnoa CliniUm Nutt, to correct warrant !c Corell. Int. on note ''xpnniin, ntute vs. WosHliiur ', Slate vs Nixon . Kohlor arfiilied hull of Melon Hayes and (Irnoo Taylor iliniiHinr, Spec, lload to County Road iruiiHrnr, County Uoad to Speo. Ilond ' ' laidd, Interest on School llonds J; KallherK for Speo. Ilond No. 2 '"itnhfnr, Spec. H. 1). No. 14 to S. D. No. 6 ' Trust, Kynor Vs. Ilnvldtion " Triuit, Wlnnns vs Btunrt " T.'.;iit, iiroclit Co. vs. Stohmnn (ion, F'nnd Co. Uoad ax roll, Spec. School Tax roll. Spec. City tax roll, Klro l'atrol 102,589.30 110,916.83 40,943.45 9,472.04 86.79 247.62 2,344.61 415.00 122.20 38.33 6.00 63.10 341.60 200.00 ' 4,344.21 1,803.21 042.00 49.60 .14 ' 220.00 131.00 134.00 24.430.85 31,657.09 270,000.41 3,130.33 In Trust, Hail for Chas. Hall Transfer, 11. I). 10 to II. D. 17, to correct error J., II. Wilkerson, Institute Fund returned In Trust, Smith vs. Smith Kino, State vs Ilutts V. F. llurok, Hospital 1!IU Transfer, Co. Uoad to Special It. D. No. 10 Transfer, Co. Itoutl to Special II. IX No. 15 Transfer, County Iloud to Spec. U. D. No. 17 Transfer, Spec. 11. D. No. 10 to Co. Uoad Transfer, Spec. H. D. No. 17 to Co. Road II. S. Dspuln. for II. T). No. A S. II. Milloy. Itllllnrd License In Trust, Krlckeon vs Cumpboil (Ircgory vs I'ajmer, for Gen Fund U. S. Molllnger. for II. I). No. 14 II. 8. Dspuin for 11. D. No. 3 ,4 llounty on Wild Animals O. W. Ramsey for It. I). No. 1 E. Johnson for R. D. No. 0 l'aul Iloysen for II. D. No. 7 In Tiust, Smith vs Smith State Motor Vechlcle Fund for Co. Road 5 ner cent State Iind Sales, for Co. Road In Trust, Adams vs A. & C. It. R. From Coronor. Lolo Stuart Est. (ieo. W. Hanisoy, for Uond John Stocknnberg, Sandstrom Estato T. C. Watts, Telephono In Trust, II. R. Allen for Thos. I-oden Totnl I'nld Oi.t 600.00 27.55 22.00 25.00 133.20 53.00 493.68 315.75 059.09 109.37 50.67 90.00 25.00 33.40 20.00 6.14 57.50 61.25 6.00 32.20 6.75 20.00 190.10 02.82 56.80 2.15 22.25 7.62 .25 OS. 00 Indemnity, Slaughtered Cattle ! 37.60 $11,091.99 $340,321.67 33,511.08 27,325.27 6.733.49 8,936.48 3,598.26 18,388.08 140.00 249.30 355.01 992.20 240,091.91 nonoral County Fund County Road Fund Stnlo School Spoclnl School Special City Special City 8. & S. Iudg. Fund Special Deposit Library Fund Trust Fund Cash on hand Total 1340.821.41 STATE OF OREGON, County of Columbia ss.. . .... I linrepy cenuy inai. ints inriuiuK i nuw n v.wnw onnDmi.. w. n.nnnv nn iinnd. tho umouiit rolleeted and the amount paid out for the stx months cndiiiK March 31, 1914 u. is iwiiah, (jouniy irnwurer of tbo County Clerk of Columbia County, KtnUi of OreKon, sbowhiR the . . i , 1 l... .I., ri.. .....I i 'lt..,i.l, ft,,i.lii ..f aiilil pnlllltv. iiiiliniiil oi muni mum .., - - - for what ullnwcd, iiniount of wni riinN drawn, mid niimuut of warrants oiit s(jiii1Iii and miliald, from the first day of October 1111:1, to (lie SIst day .f M.iri ll 1014. . . n., wimt nccount allowed Am t of warrants drawn Itoads. General County Fund lioglstratlon and Elections aiierllt'B OMlco ' Plork's Olllce TroaRuror's Ofilco Assessor's Olllco rourt House . Circuit Court County Court or Commissioners Justice Court Coronor Insane School Snp't. Institute, etc Hoalth Olllcor Fruit Iuspoclor Indlgont Soldier , Widow's 1'onBion Care of roor Jail Tax Robato , Scalp llounty Snnlor of W. and M. Fire Tatrol MlacollancouB $ 2.8 74.19 2,453.09 3,1 SO 03 1,807 S3 925.54 1,738.49 1.230.4-4 7.149.15 1,277.97 524.80 174.80 OS. 00 1,093.75 130.10 168.00 140.00 .747.50 1,002.89 958.25 53.27 78.60 21.00 320.88 1,015.08 $29,862.36 $8,201.26 Total Am't of unpaid General County Warrants STATE OF OREGON, County of Columbia ss. I, II. E. LaBare, County Clerk, in and for the above named County and State, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct statement of the amount of claims allowed by the County and Circuit Courts of said County for the period of six months ending on the 31st day of March, 1914, on what account the same was allowed, the amount of warrants drawn, nnd the amount of warrants outstanding and unpaid on the General Fund, as the same appears upon the records of my office and In my custody. Witness my hand and the seal of said. County Court, affixed this 25th day of April, 1914. H. E. LaBare, (SEAL) County Clerk. SKMI-AXXCAL SUMMARY STATEMENT of the financial condition of the County of Columbia, State of Oregon, on the .Jlst day of March, 1014. LIABILITIES Am't of Gen. Fund Warrants unpaid Oct. 1, 1913, $ 2,363.38 Am t Issued Oct. 1, 1913 to Mar. 31, 1914, 29,826.35 Am't -Paid Oct. 1, 1913 to March. 31, 1914 $32,179.71 23,978.46 Am't Unpaid March 31, 1914 Am't of Gen, Road Warants Unpaid Oct. 1, 191S " Am't Issued Oct. 1, 1913 to Mar. 31, 1914 : Am't Paid Oct. 1, 1913 to Mar. 81, 1914 Am't Cancelled by order of the County Court Am't Unpaid March 31, 1914 Am't State Tax Due from County RESOURCES Am't Cash in hands of Treas. Gen. Co. Fund Am't Cash in hands of Treas. Gen. Rd. Fund Am't Bal. current taxes of 1913, Gen. Co. Fund Am't Bal. current taxes of 1913, Gen. R'd Fund Amt' Delinquent taxes, 1888 to 1912 Am't Liens on Lands Bid in By County Am't Taxes paid on Liens hold by County Am't Certificates of Delinquency to County Poor Farm Court House, Fixtures and Grounds Road Tool Houses Gravel Pits and Quarries Road Machinery and Tools $ 898.43 27,366.10 23,999.90 85.00 8.201.25 $28,254.69 24.084.96 4.169.73 60,964.87 RECAPITULATION Liabilities Resources $87,031.61 100,489.15 47,373.29 64,728.60 40,679.29 2,827.39 . 94.79 600.14 7,000.00 40,000.00 860.00 3,100.00 28,000.00 $73,336.85 166.780.63 $412,734.06 MICHIGAN PICNIC The Michigan Society of Columbia County will hold their third annual picnic at Clatskanie the last Thurs day In August, (August 27) 1914. All former residents of the old Wolverine State are most cordially requested to join us In making this the most pleasant social gathering of the year. The membership of this associa tion has more than doubled during the past year. Any one wishing a copy of the by-laws of this associa tion may obtain same upon applica tion to me, also will answer any questions which may arise with re gard to association. MRS. EFFIE WILSON Secretary and Treasurer Michigan Picnic Association of Columbia Co. Yankton, Oregon. Three Bellows Vacuum Cleaner, warrnntod to do the work. " $7.50 Ross's Furniture Store PROCLAMATION June 24, 1914. Whereas the common council of the City of St. Helens, Oregon, at a regular meeting of said council held on the 27th day of April 1914, by resolution, decided that no Ore crack ers or cannon crackers should be tired In the city limits of the City of St. Helens, Oregon on the 4 th day of July. 1914. Therefore to that end It Is hereby declared and made known that on the 4th day of July 1914, that no Are crackers or cannon rncKors will Do permitted to be find In ti e limits ol the City of St. HeUni, Oresrou. under penalty of prosecution therefor. In testimony whereo. I have set my hand this 24th liy of June, A. D., 1914. , A. W. MUELLER. Mayor. Where 10 cents la king. Noah's Ark