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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.
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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

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