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GOLUMBI & C ) tJ K T Y QKHCS OK
INDUSTRIES:
Lumbering and timber in the principal industry; tl0r l
ing about twenty-five. uw milk Salmon flshinir j'
r'.Jnxiliiit l;ivir in nlso an Ininnrtiint ln,l.,.,i... ..
nnd fruit raising; Stone quarrying; Ship l.ui,nB .
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LOCATION:
In the Northwestern part of Oregon, on the Columbia
River, with about 70 miles of river front.
AREA:
About 700 square miles. 422,512 acres.
TILLABLE LAND:
15,726 acres. This is land that is actually in cultivation
and cleared, exclusive of town lots.
NON-TILLABLE LAND:
106.766 acres, which includes all timber where there is
more than 100.000 feet on a quarter section, also all lojr
Ked off land which is not suitable for and in no condition
for cultivation.
TIMBER:
About seven and one half to eight billion feet.
ASSESSED VALUE OF TIMBER: $11,467,180.
ASSESSED VALUE OF TILLABLE LAND: $911,355.
TOTAL ASSESSED VALUATION OF ALL FROPERTY:
$18,000,000.
MILES OF COUNTY ROADS:
500 miles, some of which is in first class condition, some in
fair condition and some in very poor condition,
MILES OF RAILROADS:
About 125 miles which includes the main line of the S. P.
& S. and the various logging roads.
POPULATION:
Census of 1910 gives 10,580 but a careful estimate this
year gives it at least 15,000.
CLIMATE:
Temperate. During the summer the thermometer rarely
reaches 100 in the shade and in the coldest weather of
winter zero weather is almost unknown. During the
winter months there is considerable rain, but not too much.
Just enough to insure crops. Crop failures are unknown.
PRODUCTS:
Fruits of all kinds, especially apples, pears, plums and
berries; Grain and grasses; garden truck of all kinds and
dairying.
SHIPPING:
Ships from all parts of the world carry Columbia County
products down the Columbia River and to the markets
of the world. A through line of Railroads traverse the
county from the North to the South. River boats carry
local products to local markets at low rates.
LAND:
Thousands of acres of first class land can be purchased at
reasonable prices upon which are stumps left from the
timber operations. This land is especially suited for
farming, fruit raising and dairying.
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ST. HELENS
A city on the Columbia River, 28 miles from Portland, with a population
of 2500 people. The County Seat of Columbia County. A Four year
Standard Hij,h School. Methodist, Congregational, Episcopal and
Catholic Churches. All the leading fraternal orders. Gravity water
system owned by the city sufficient to supply a city of 10,000 people.
Electric lights, graded and macadamized streets, sewers. Principal
industries are lumbering, shipbuilding, creosoting, stone quarrying)
fishing and shipping. Two large saw mills with a capacity of 250,01)0
feet per day ; more than 5 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.
KmdS Ol luniurr iimnuun mi iiik iiiiiih,
OPPORTUNITIES:
There are line opportunitieH fo the nmall fnrmer di
r I a I. I . . ' "J'
man, lruii, grower iiihj irmn guruener. aIho a numlWo
choiiH! deep waier Hues lor mnnuiaciunng pliintg.
THE DELTA GARPENS:
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i,miu wie i iw num.! iiiomk mu v.ipiumiiia Kiver uiiij,
have recently been dyked nnd nro now in hlh tme .
CUIllvuiKiu vii" imijr uuuit'ti in Kiowing 01 V(rtluiis u4
small mum.
SCHOOLS: i
Four standard High. Schools; Grndo ncIuhiU n flf,
locality.
CIIURCHF.S:
Nearly all denominations represented.
THE COUNTY OFFICERS.
Circuit Judges, J. II. Cuniplwll and J. A. Falun
District Attorney, W. H. Dillurd
County Judge, V. A. Harris
County ('lerk, II. K. Ijiliare
Sheriff. A. K, Thorn pHon
Assessor, C. W. Ulakesley
School Superintendent, J. H. Wilkerson
Treasurer, R. S. Hattan
Coroner, F. II. Sherwood
Surveyor, Geo. Conyers
Commissioners, John Farr, I-ouis Fluhrer.
Cl'IIFS, TOWN, AND I'OST OFFICIOS:
St. Helens
SVappooso
Rainier
Warren
Vemonin
Maishlund
Hudson
Clatskanic
I leer Island
Mist
Columbia ('ity
I'rcNcult
HuultiiB
Coble
(Julncy
IU'uUn
Trenholm
Yankton
Mayger
Apiary
Inglis
CITY OFFICERS OF ST. HELENS
Mayor A. W. Mueller
Col'Nt il.MKN N. (). Ijirabee, Chas. Grahnn, M. Saxor,
II. Morgus
City Attoknky - J. W. Day
Ukcohpku E. E. Quick
Marshals - J. L. Chittem, L. L. Decker
Tukascukk- H. V. Watkins
Watku Commission-L. E. Allen, J. W. Aiken, Hubert
Dixon. E. A. Grouse, John Pringle
Watku Sui'kkintkndknt- Chas. Uhs
Fikk CitiKh L. K. Allen
Continued from Page 5
In the matter of widening and straightening the Mist-ClatBkante
Road from a point thereon in Mist marked by a stake marked "L"
0 x 00 to a point 986.7 feet south and 337.6 feet west of the section
corner common to sections 25, 26, 35 and 36 in Township numbered
7 north of range numbered 5 west of the Willamette Meridian
in Columbia County, State of Oregon:
Now on this 3rd day of September, 1914, this matter coming on regul
arly for further consideration by the Court, and the Court having inspected
the permises and being fully advised in the matter, hereby finds, fixes and
determines the amount of damages to be paid to the respective owners,
lessees and incumbrancers and all parties affected as follows, that is to say:
First That H. E. NOULE Is damaged in the sum of $ 1.00 by reason
of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet in width for said
road over and across lands owned by him, including all damages sustained
to the remaining portion of lands owned by him in anywise affected thereby.
That the strip of land so appropriated is described as follows:
A strip of land sixty (60 feet In width being thirty (30) feet on each
side of thee enter line of the Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey.
beginning at station 25 x 81.8 of said Mist-Watskanie Highway Survey
which station is 32 feet east of the quarter corner common to section 36
in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will Mer. and section 1, in
Township 6 north of range 5 west of the Will. Mer. thence running in a
northwesterly direction through section 36, in Township 7 north of range 5
West of the Will. Mer. 2933.2 feet to station 55 x 15 of the said survey,
which station is 1401 feet east of the quarter corner common to sections
35 and 36, in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will, Mer, containing
acres.
It is further ORDERED that a warrant be drawn on the M. C. Bond
Fund in favor of said H. E. Noble for the above sum, and delivered to
him in full for damages sustained by him by reason of the establishment of
said widened, straightened and changed road.
Second That W. IRVING SPENCER is damaged in the sum of $1.00
by reason of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet In width
for said road over and across lands owned by him, including all damages
sustained to the remaining portion of lands owned by him in anywise
affected thereby. That the Btrip of land so appropriated is described as
follows, to-wit:
A strip of land sixty (60 feet in width being thirty (30) feet on each
side of thee enter line of the Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey.
lieginning at station 56 x 15 of said Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey,
which station is 1360 feet east and 90 feet north of quarter corner common
to sections 35 and 36 in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will.
Mer.; thence running In a northwesterly direction through Tract No. 11
of Valley View Acres, in Section 36, in Township 7 north of range 5 west
of the Will Mer. 955.4 feet to station 65 x 70.4 of the said survey which
station is 680 feet east and 622 feet north of the quarter corner common
to sections 35 and 36 in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will. Mer.
containing acres.
It is further ORDERED that a warrant be drawn on the M. C. Bond
Fund in favor of said W. Irving Spencer for the above sum, and delivered
to him in full for damages sustained by him by reason of the establishment
of said widened, straightened and changed road.
Third That J. II. HARMS is damaged in the sum of $1.00 by reason
of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet in width for said
road over and across lands owned by him, including all damages sustained
to the remaining portion of lands owned by him in anywise affected thereby.
That the strip of land so appropriated Is described as follows, to-wit:
A strip of land sixty (00 feet in width being thirty (30) feet on each
side of thee enter line of the Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey.
Beginning at station 65 x 70.4 of said Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey
which station is 680 feet east and 622 feet north of the quarter corner
common to sections 35 and 36 In Township 7 north of range 5 west of the
Willamette Meridian; thence running in a northwesterly direction through
Tract No. 12, Valley View Acres, in the northwest quarter (NW!4) of
section 36, in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will. Mer. 459A
feet to station 71 x 19.5 of the said survey, which station is 916 feet
north and 215 feet east of the quarter corner common to sections 36 and
36, in Township 7 north of range 5 west of the Will. Mer., containing
acres.
It Is further ORDERED that a warrant be drawn on the M. C. Bond
Fund in favsf of said J. H. Harms for the above sum, and delivered to him
In full for damages sustained by him by reason of the establishment of
said widened, straightened and changed road.
Fourth That ENOCH ROBERTS is damaged In the sum of $75.00 by
reason of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet In width for
said road over and across lands owned by him, Including all damages sus
tained to the remaining portion of lands owned by lilm In anywise affected
thereby. That the strip of land so appropriated Is described as follows,
to-wit:
A strip of land sixty (60 feet In width being thirty (30) feet on each
nlde. of thee enter line of the Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey.
Beginning at station 71 x 19.6 of said Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey I
f which station is 916 feet nftrth and 215 feet east of the quarter corner com
mon 10 sections Jt ami 3U, in Township 7 norm ol range 4 wnsi or the
Will. Mer., thence running in a northwesterly direction through True) No.
9 of Valley View Acres in section 36, In Tp. 7 N. 11. 5 W of the Will. Mer.
399.4 feet to station 75 x 18.9 of the said survc-y, whirh station Is 1251.4
feet north of the quarter corner common to sections 35 and 36, In Tp. 7
N. R. 5 W. of the Will. Mer., containing '. acres.
It Is further ORDERED that a warrant he drawn on the M. ('. Bond
Fund In favor of said Enoch Roberts for the above sum, ami delivered to
him in full for damages sustained by reason of the establishment of said
widened, straightened and changed road.
Fifth That HAMILTON I'LATT Is damaged in the sum of $1.00 by
reason of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet In width for
said road over and across lands owned fjy him. Including all damages sus
tained to the remaining portion of lands owned by him in anywise affected
thereby. That the strip of land so appropriated is described as follows,
to-wit:
A strip or land sixty (60 feet in width being thirty (30) feet on each
side Of thee enter line of the Mist-Clatskanie Highway Survey.
Beginning at station 65 x 15 of said Mist-Clutskanle Highway Survey,
which station is 1401 feet east of the quarter corner common to sections
35 and 36, in Tp. 7 N. U. 5 W. of the Wll. Mer.. thence running In a north
westerly direction through tho southeast quarter (SEU) of the northwest
quarter (NW'4) of section thirty-six t36) In Township seven (7) north
of range five (5) west of the Willamette Meridian 100 feet to station 56 xl5
of the said Burvey, which station is 1360 feet east nnd 90 feet north of the
quarter corner common to sections 35 and 36, in Tp. 7 N. R. 5 W. of the
Will. Mer., containing acres.
It is further ORDERED that a warrant bo drawn on tho M. C. Bond
Fund in favor of said Hamilton Piatt for the above sum, and delivered to
him in full for damages sustained by him by reason of the establishment
of said widened, straightened and changed road.
Whereupon, Court adjourned until Friday, September 4, 1914.
Friday, September 4, 1914. 3rd Judicial Day. Olllcers all present. Duo
proclamation being made, the following proceedings wero had:
Matter of Petition of Aid for A. C. Bowling:
On this 4th day of September, 1914 this matter coming on for consider
ation upon the petition of Fred Trow and others, anil the Court being
advised In the matter, it Is ordered by the Court that tho Clerk be, and he
Is beicby authorized and Instructed to Issue a general fund warrant In the
sum of $25.00 in favor of said A. C. Bowling, and a like warrant on the
firf t day of each month hereafter, until further order of the Court.
Matter of Claims against the County:
On ihls day claims against the County as heretofore filed with the Clerk
were audited by the Court and allowed in tho various sums as carried out
by the Court on the face of said claims, being bb follows:
General Fund Dood, I. E. Telegram for
Rnrtlinlrl Bartr PA sun tn Tltim 9. . SllOrlff
Titus, Leo G. Exjenso of
Road Master
Farnsworth, G. K. Ex. of
Surveyor
Kellogg, Roscoe, surveyor
Kellogg, Roscoe surveyor
Keltegg, Roscoe same
Kellogg, Roscoe same
Kellogg, Roscoe, same 5.00
Dillurd, Walden same 6.10
Deavers, R. L. same 5.00
Van Orshoven, L. J. same 25.00
Van Orshoven, L. J. same 33.50
Van Orshoven, L. J. same 15.80
Farnsworth, G. E. same 100.00
Dlllard W. W. same 6.25
Ross. C. J: same 3.75
Kellogg, R. F. same 9.00
Mist I'ub. Co., election notlco 9.00
Clatskanle Chief, sup. to Clerk 6.75
Bushong ft Co. same .75
LaBare, II. E., postage 20.00
St. Helens Tel Co. Tel. 22.75
Peters, Bosslo, Work for Clerk
Grant, (ieo. W. Livery to
62.99 I Sheriff
j Mist Pub. Co. Sup to Assessor
3.67 . Cronklto, Sadie, work for
5.00 Assessor
12.50 Glass & I'rudhommo, sup. to
14.65! Treasurer
11.90 , Mist I'ub. Co. sup. to Treasurer
.90
1.50
2.10
52.60
.20
3.75
65.00
Smith, Dewey, Witness 1.60
I Mn mi in t. II. 1. name .60
Otis. M. II. Hiimo 1.60
Cooley, lli'ii sanin 1.60
Herman, A. L. same 1.50
Witt kins. II. P., J of P stuto
vs Miiclier 4.76
Barnes, (1. W., J of I State
vs l.tikus 4.80
Campbell. J. I Cons. 6.70
l.ellcli, reto, Witness 1.60
John, 0. II., sup. to Sheriff
Rott, Jack, work for Srerlff
Kllham Sta. & Ptg. Co. sup to
Sheriff
Davlos, Wm. It., Livery to
Sheriff
John, C. II. sup. to Sheriff
John, C. H. ex of Sheriff
Clatskanic Chief sup. to Sheriff
58.75
.76
3.00
1.35
1.00
12.00
12.00
1.50
Hattan, Virgil, work for
Treasurer
Barber, Laura, work for
Treasurer 7, no
St. Helens Laundry, laundry !s5
Morgus, II., Sup. to Janitor 11.20
Carlson, Nels. Grand Jury
Witness R.fiO
Miller, J. M. same 40
Ulakesley, W. W. Juror 9.00
Clatskanle Chief, Pub. notlco to
Contractors 10.66
Independent Auto Co. express 75
Rainier Review, Pub. Court Pro
w,otc 310.22
Mist Pub Co. Bame 261.00
Mist Pub Co., sup to Co. Judge
3 7 5
Mist Pub. Co., Notice to Bldors
Fluhreh, LoiiIb, Com. 11L12
Farr, John, Com,. 69 35
Watklns, II. P., J, of P. Stato
vs Powers 2 20
Watklns, II. P., J, of J State
vs Smith 475
Desants, Joe, Wit. State vs Lukiis
1.60
1.60
1.50
Devlne, Eddy same
Fowler, Alex siimn
Barnes, (i. W. J of P Slate
vs Hooney
Campbell, J. L. Cons,
Barnes, (1. W. J of P State
vb Blomqulst
Campbell. J. I,, Cons
Russell, Roy Witness
Russell, Karl same
Wulsnen, Henry sanin
Wnlmien, Caroline saino
Jolmn, John same
Barnes, J. W. J of P Slate
vs Klnsels
Campbell, J. L. Cons
Barnes, j. w. J of V
vs Linden
Campbell, J. .. Cons Stato vs
Mnden
Wilson, Fred Boat Hire
Sherwood. F. H. Cor ex
Norwood
BroiiB. C. E. Cor. Phy.
Welch, W. E. Cor. Phy.
White, T. S. Cor ex. Delano
Wooden, J. L. Cor Phy.
Rainier Review Sup. to School
Supt.
Wllkerson. J. B. Ex. of School
Supt.
Wllkerson, J. II. Ex.
Mist Pub. Co. Sup. to School
Supt.
Col. Co. Abs. Co. Bond to
School Supt.
Buxton, E. W. Fruit Insp.
Ross. Dr. L. O. Co. Health
Olllcer
Cnso, W. D., Work on Poor
Farm
Pharmacy nalnler, Sup. to
Blcknell
Holm of tho aged, Care of
McDonald
Good Samaritan Hospital, care of
Foster 35.4R
Bondiiro, F. M. Burning Slash-
ln 25.00
St. Helens Lodge No. 117, I. O.
O. F. Com Lot for Lnudln 10.00
Wooden, Dr. J. L, Care of Snen
15.00
Erlckson. E. ft Son Sup. to
Poor Farm
F. T. Crowo ft Co. Sup. to
Poor Farm
F. T. Crowo ft Co. same
Cronklto, J. H. same
Robs, Dr. Edwin. Bor. to
prisoners
Isblster, Mrs. T. Board to
prisoners
Word, T. M. Hoard to
prisoners
Mueklo Hardware Co. sup. to
Fire lighters
McCoy ft Ellersno, auto to
fire flirlitnra
fi.15
6.20
5.85
6.60
2 00
2 30
2 30
2,30
2.10
4.60
Klnsels.50
State
4.40
3.60
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
13.00
5.00
6.25
3.95
12.95
10.25
fl.00
22.05
10.00
131.00
4.76
(10.00
llrown, !., flro fighter
Brown, ('. sumo
Chambers, I), same
MrCoy, ('. mimo
Welch, It. stt em
Keeley, O. minio
Muckle, C, Biune
Gardner, G. mimn
Huffman, B. same
Steele, Art sniun
Doe, John name
Letch, W. W. same
llunigardiicr, Harold snmo
Cox, K. some
Antone, F. mimn
Merrick, O. sumo
Cooley, Ben same
Sten, II. same
McKle, 8. same
Cox, E. same
Merrick, G. same
Yeoman. B. same
Antone .F.snme
Tlmiiions. F. same
Burlier, E. same
McDougnl, J. Hiimo
Cooley, Ben same
Daniels, I,, same
Antone, F. same
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Dspal'n, V. 8. samec mfwy ilinlln ol
Dspaln, U. S. Supt. It. D. No. 1
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2.88
23.65
2.75
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12.26
15.50
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Melllnger, IT. 8. Supt. R. D. N"
Ellorson ft McCoy fire tighten
7 no
Bond District No. 1
Dspaln, If. 8.
Berber, Eurt
The White Co.
Larson, C. J.
A. II. Averlll Mnchy, Co.
Watts ft Price
Muckle Hardwnro Co.
Constantino, It.
8choltx, Win.
I, lingo, II.
Cnllnhnn, M.
Cnllnhan, J.
Ramsey, Goo. W.
Ramsey, Geo. W.
Brnltn, Bert
Newman, II.
Bordnhl, John
Johnson, Victor
Duncan, Jack
Callahan, Jus.
Callahan, Mike
Callahan, John
Rlialto. Geo.
Furror, Louis
Setvin, G. L.
Sparks, John
Kostraha, John
Morris, G. W.
Grant, Fred
Zolsmun, Max
Kammeyor, F, D.
Holm, M.
Lango, Henry
Adams, Fred
Road District No. a
Pottmson Lumbor Co.
Link, O. J.
Callahan, J. P.
Anllkor, F.
Clark, L.
Klrby, II. C. .
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84.71
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