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INDUSTRIE:
LOCATION:
In the Northwestern part of Oregon, on the Columbia
River, with about 70 miles of river front.
AREA:
About 700 square miles. 422,5l2 acres.
TILLABLE LAND:
15,726 acres. This is land that is actually in cultivation
and cleared, exclusive of town lots.
NON-TILLABLE LAND: '
406.766 acres, which includes all timber where there is
more than 100,000 feet on a quarter section, also all loo
ped 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 PROPERTY:
$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 rr.s.:n line tf the S. P.
& S. and the various logging roads.
POPULATION:
Census of 1910 gives 10.5S0 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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Numbering ami timber is the prlncl,,,! imluMrv
nit nbout twenty-five snw inillrt. s,,l c . ' ,l,rrtk
Columbia River is also an Important in.luHtry V" "
and fruit rnining; Stone (pmrrylng; Ship nL, 'S
kimls of lumber manufnctui ing plant. ' n?
OPPORTUNITIES:
There aro fine opportunities To- the small farn
limn, fruit irrowor nnil (riw.b .. " 'lit
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choice deep water triU'B for
-"'"'iig pihnta
THE DELTA GARDENS:
12.000 acre- of low nnU lnR the Columbia Rr
have recently mn dyked and are now in high
cultivation oHpeciully adapted to growing ofv.inh "
small fruits. ,vWtaMin
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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 Hih 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 haw mills with a capacity of 250,000
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 MO 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.
SCHOOLS:
Four standard High Schools; (;rat,,. H(.1(M)s ,
locality.
CHURCHES:
Nearly all denominations represented.
THE COUNTY OFFICERS.
Circuit JudKes. J. U. Campbell and J. A. KuHn
District Attorney, W. 11. Dillurd
County Judge, W. A. Harris
County Clerk, II. K. Laliure
SherilT. C. II. John
Assessor, C. W. Itlakesley
School Superintendent, J. W. Allen
Treasurer, It. S. Huttan
Coroner, F. II. Sherwood
Surveyor, L. J. VnnOrshoven
Commissioners, John Farr, Ixiuis Fluhrer.
CITIES. TOWN. AND POST OFFICES:
St. Helens Rainier CluUkanie
Soippoone Wnrren Deer Inland
Yunkton Vernonia Mist
Mayger Maishlund Columbia City
Apiary Hudson Prescott
Inglis
CITY OFFICERS OF ST. HELENS
HuultuB
Guile
(luinoy
Reuben
Trenholm
Mavoii- A. W. Mueller
Cot-'NCII.MKS -N. (). Larubee, Chas. Grulian, M. Raxor,
II. Morgus
City Attoknkv-J. V. Day
Rkcoiuiick - E. E. Quick
Marshals - J. L. Chittem, L. L. Decker
TuKAsi'itHK H. P. Wulklns
Watkk C0MMI.S.S10N-L. E. Allen, J. W. Aiken. Rnlwrt
Dixon. E. A. Crouse, John Pringlo
Watkii Sl'i-kkintknpknt- Chiui. I.k
Fihk Chief L. E. Allen
Continued from page 3
T.Vf S,Uth ,f th.e "uarterc rner which is common to sections 7 and 18
!?. lc?es raDSe 4 W6St f the W1,araette Meridian, containing
wnrVUMer 0R?ERED t,latP rior to opening said road or doing any
work on said premises a warant bed rawn on the FL'ND in
to Tin fun JZleSi6rn V?h7 S- ioT the above and "eltvered
sai 1 w dlnLl .r3f 8 B"staiuef b? 11 by rean of the establishment of
sam widened, s traiglitened and changed road
l,vSreIETJ f!J"INTH: T."at W- H. HESS Is damaged In the sum of $1.00
for 1 6 aPPrPrlatin of a strip of land sixty (60) feet in width
for said road over and across lands owned by him, including all damaees
pustained to the remaining portion of lands o,'4 y m in anywise
?oK: y' 1 ,he 6trip f ,and 80 aPP'PHated is descried as
A strip of land sixty (60) feet in width, being thirty (30) feet wide on
each SIde of the center line of the Nehalera Highway, as surveyed over and
across thes outheast quarter (SEV) of the northwest quarter (SW)
and the northeast quarter ( NE U ) of the southwest quarter (SWi ) of
I.rol1matneDvVoVa,l!ftn X ?, f the Baid 8urvey whlch 8taon Is ap
Uons 7 nd i t1 , 0U h of the quarter sorner which is comon to sec-rVinn-
fhf J ' Town8l',Ip 4 nortl1 of w of the Willamette Meri
n ,r.nHg 8 80Uth"t"-ly direction 1580 feet to station
rn" e, Mf ""V' wnich s,ation ,s 18fi0 feet ea8t of the quarter
corner which Is comon to sections 18. Township 4 north of range 4 west
of the v, lamette Meridian and section 13. Township 4 north of range
B west of the Willamette Meridan containing . . . acres
It is further ORDEHFn tl.at nri. i ',j ..Ij . .
yr .. , -"-v K..v. w uiciijii6 aiu ruaa or no ne any
m favor of 1 'w1 a 'arrf,nt hld rawn on the General Road Fund
in favor of said W. H Hess for the above sum and delivered to him In
I LIZ da,ma,?f8 seined byh Im by reason of the establisment o saW
widened, straightened and changedr oad
KIGHTIETH: That THE WESTERN TIMBER CO. is damaged in the
sum of J1.00 and the further damages as herein after specified by reason
of the appropriation of a strip of lands ixty (60) feet in width fors aid
frt'Lre!'naainn' na:r0Sf:iland?,OWrd br a damages sustained
ti,I, ,f . e PMrti'? of landso wned by 11 ln anywise affected thereby,
lhat the stroip ofl and so appropriated Is described as folows:
A strip of land sixty (60) feet in width, being thirty (30L feet wide on
each side of the center line of the Nehalem Highway, as surveyed over and
across the north one half (N) of the southwest quarter (SWU) of sec-
WinaemeteMerid,iaIWn8hlP ( """" f range ,0Ur (4) WE8t 0f the
Hegining ats tation 126 x 80 of thes aid survey, which station is ap
proximately i860 feet east of the quarter corner, which is common to
section 18 Township 4 north of range 4 west of the Willamette Meridian
and section 13 Township 4 north of range 5 west of the Willamette Meridian
thence running in a southwesterly direction 1120 feet to station 1038 x 00
of the said survey which station Is approximately 1300 feet south and 1200
feet east of the aforementioned quarter cornerc ontoining . . acrei.
It is further ORDERED that prior to opening said road or doing any
work on said premises that a warrant bed rawn on the General Road Fund
n favor of said The Western Timber Co., for the above sum and delivered
to it in full for damages sustained by it byr eason of the establishment of
said widened, straightened and changed road.
EIGHTY FIR ST : That DETROIT TRUST COMPANY is damaged in
the sum of $1.00 and the further damages as hereinafter spectilW by
reason of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet Inw idtli for
said road over and across lands owned by it, including all damages sus
tained to the remaining portion of lands owned by it in anywise affected
thereby. That the strip of land so appropriated is described as folows-
W",'P .Man(1 "'i" 60 fee 1" wi'lth, being thirty (30) feet wide on
each side of the center line of the Nehalem Highway, as surveyed over and
across the southwest quarter (SW) of section eighteen (18) Towr.shlD
four (4) north of range four (4) west of the Willamette Meridan
Iteglnnlng ats tation 1038 x 00 of the said survey which station is aD
proximately 1300 feet south and 1200 feet east of the quarter corner which
Is common to section 18 Township 4 north of range 4 west of the Willam
ette Meridan and section 13, Township 4 north of range 6 west of the Wll
limette Meridian; thence running In a southwesterly direction 1356 6 fo.t
to station 1051 x 56.5 of the said survey, which station is approximately
940 feet east of the section corner which is common to sections 18 and 19
Township 4 north of range 4 west of the Willamette Meridian and sections
13 and 24 Township 4 north of range 6 west of the Willamette Meridian
containing acres.
It Is further ORDERED that prior to opening Bald road or doing any
work on said premises that a warrant bed rawn on the General Road Fund
in favor of said Detroit Trust Company for the above sum and delivered to
it in fullf or damages sustained by it by reason of the establishment of
said widened, straightened and changed road.
'll oiPhJI, SEl'0?V,: ThBt E- P- McB"AW 18 lainBl In the sum of
$1.00 by reason of the appropriation of a strip of land sixty 160) fort In
width for said road over and across lands owned by him. Including all
, damages susta ned to the remaining portion of land owned by him In any
j as foriows: T"at l"e B,rl" f '"ml " li dowZd
A strip of land sixty (60) feet In width, being thirty (30) foot wl.lo on
I f!Sh."?,e f th,e,centRr line 0f thP NVI,al"m "'Kwy. survoyod ov or a"
across the northwest quarter (MV', of the northwest quarter (NWU
of section ninetoon ( 1 ci i TnuIn . . 1 . r "N " '
of the Willamette Meridian " ' """" W ronBO Iour H) w,"tl
neginning at station 1051 x 56.5 of the said survey which station Is an-
19 and 19 Township 4 north of range 4 west of the Willamette Mori,
M?r?,Fn 13 ani' 24 T0WU!,1"P 4 "'"" 5 west of tho W Mlui '
?o fi:n il Ur,n'nR US ?"lll(iil"t'y direction 1003.6 foot to t tl
L i A? ,"'8 said survey, whichs tation is approximately 1 285 foot o h
ac.es the-aforementioneds ectionc orner roiitalnliij : . , . . . .
It is further pUDERED that a warrant he drawn on the Nehalem llond
i ?2i "f Hr ' 8ai1 B-tr the above sum and dnllv, ri to
in full ord amages sustained byh Im by reason of the eMabllshmon o
said widened, straightened andc hnngoilr oad i "minimi oi
EIGHTY THIRD: That DETROIT TRl.'ST CO.. is damaged in the sum of
:1.00 and the further damages as hereinafter s .ecin, by r m of the
appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) foot In width for blI I
X0:'18 br nelu.linB alld buhV, I t 'the "
ain ng portion of lands owned by it in anywise alTootod thereby That
thes trip of land so appropriated is described as follows-
A Btrin nf lnnri sItIv t fin i i .. ,1.1.1. 1 . t. ... .
each side of the center line of the Ne'ialon, Highway, as rvey o I ov or .,
j across the east one half (KVi ) of the northwest quarter (Nw"i ) 0r sor
I n neteen 1 I Tnmn.hu f,...- . ... 1 ' ' " ' ' 01 sei.tion
Willamette Meridian. ' ' """" OI ri"1K l0"r 4' w,'st "f '
liegining at statinon 1061 x 60 of the Isad survey which station is an
proximately 12S5 feet east and 1110 feet south of the section corner wlifrh"
U common to sections 18 and 19 Township 4 north of range of hi
Willamette Meridian and sections 1.7 and 24 Township 4 mirth of r a.
1 . , smt'on 109 x 63 of the said survey wh chs tation Is nnnmii
Ta nyi fefi.t,Pa ' tl,e r,uartRr '8 couion to sect ion 19
I?TinPM orthfp B" w est of the Willamette Meridan and V ".Ion
24 Township 4 north of range 5 west of the Willamette Merl.il, n ?tttn g
wi fUr i""" "nERKD that Prior to opening said road or doing nnv
work on said premises that a warrant bed rawn on the Go, era" I n id p, !J
t. favor of said Detroit Trust Co., for the above sum and olive "d to t n
full for damages sustained by it by reason of the establlsl ,uZ., , ,
widened, straightened and changedr oad establishment of said
EIGHTY FOCRTll- Thnt ni'Tlmra irtinnn .
sum of $1.00 and the furtherd amages herfteVspe Mrttft on
the appropriation of a strip of land sixty (60) feet In width for said road
over and across lan, s owned!, y It, Including all damages s s a no M
rema n ng portion of landso wned by It In anywise affected hereby T at
the strip of lnnd so appropriated is described as folows-
A strip of land sixty (60) feet in width, being 30 feet on each Bldo of
the center 1 ne of the Nehalem Highway as surveyed over and ncrosH the
U9 ) Town's in'fotr m'n "TT"1 of 8 "tlU nTe,ee
MerldL P (4) nort" f ranKf 0,,r (4 we8t ot Willamette
Beginnlh at station 1079 x 63 of tlie said survey which station is anroxl
mately 1575 feet east of the quarter corner which Is comon o Wrtion 19
L TnnillPM "7th .Lra,nBe 4 we8t of th0 Willamette Meridan and section
24nLnrh'P 4 n.hrth .0f,ra5Ke 6 west of t,,B Willamette Meridan thence
running In as outheasterly direction 2772 feet to station 1107 x 35 of tZ
said survey which station is approximately 2192 feet east of the sect n
corner which is common to sections 19 and 30 Township 25 and 30 Town
ship 4 north of range 6w est of the Willamette Meridian containing ?
acres. n ' '
It is further ORDERED that prior to opening said road or doing nnv
work on said preminen that a warrant bed rawn on the General Road Knn.l
In favor of said Detroit Trust Co., for the above sum and delivered to It T.
Xn-ed'! raagh?erd,a,:nged,,7oa0daBOn ' l"e - o, Iti
lrl MaVerHlgU1, '"V'
northeast quarter (NEK) of the ort.UVquancr (NWvj 1) orwetton
ll.'.lrlM!,i0n Towni,,,,P ro,,r north of range four () wont of tli Wlllia
otto Meridian.
Iloglnnlg at station 1 107 x 35 of llu. said survey which station ! pwi
111 11 1 o 1 y ui root oust of thes nctlonc orner which Is comon to mwtloM II
nm ..0 lownshlp 4 north of riiuge 4 west of tho Wllliimotto Mi-rl.llin, i
sect oiis and 30 Towusltlp 4 north of range G west of the WlllimotM
.Mer-i.iiu,,; ti.onrer nnnliig a southeustorly dlroetlon 7'.r fot to HitlM
i t u x 00 of the said survey, whichs tation is approximates 070 fwi with
or the quarter corner which Is comon to sections 19 uud 30 Towiwhlf I
north ofr nnge 4w ont of the Wlllamolto Meridian, cnntni-ilt. . ...stm
It Is further OUDKRKD that a warrant bo drawn on the Nehsl.m Uo4
l-und In favor of said Aple.lalo Und Co., for the above sum and iMIwM
to 11 tu rulir or dumages HiiHtiilned by It by reason of the -stnhlinlinrul at
uald wldonod.s tralghtoned nude hanged road.
Ht:,,:n,,iTV ,B,P,,: T,lul "I'i'i'ltOIT Tltl'ST CO. Is duuiLuei In tin ns
01 i.uo mid the further damsges ns lierolnaftor speclved by riuson of IM
iipproprliitlon of as trip of land sixty (60) feet In width fn.- said road om
acrusH lands owned by t. Including alld amages r.u italncl t iM tf
l ain 111? portion of lands ownedb y It In anywise affected llicrchjr. TW
thes trip fl and so upproprlntod Is described as follows:
1 . m ""1 ",xly f""t I" width, being 30 feet on each il.lot
uio center linn of the Nehaloin Highway us surveyed over anil ncmi tk
wst one half ( ( (lf ,ll0 ,)rl,ui,, ,luartPT (NK , ,)f ,. thirty
Han " 4' "0rU' f ra"K8 four 4) Wl",t of th" Wlllamolto Men-
n,,,1,1"?;!"." Bla,lon l"r 00 of tho said survey whichs tation ! proit
. . . 1 Vn i"' H'!"lh Hf ,I,H l"arter corner which Is common to ectl
1 lion. . T"""'' orth of range 4 west of the Willamette MeHdsi
,ni '"""Ing In as outheasterly direction 2036 feet to station 1I3
l""1'1 MUrv7, h'hs tation Is approximately 2020 foot west of th
' " C" n.,;r wtilnli H comon to sections 29 and 30 Township 4 north ot
I fnZ 't ' !? 1VIII",""" Mrldn. containing sere..
work on 1"" (" ),':ilKI) thai prior to opening said road or dolw J
Ui r Z of 1 P,rn,,!".,M". "r!"1 a w,,rr,u,t rawn u ' (J"n"ral U"4d
full font . "",rot,Tr''Ht Co.. for tho above sum and delivered to It
widened "''""I I'X Ith yr cason of the establishment of
iMiM r'r5 ' '"'"'"'d a"d changedr oad.
In t'i m .y'ii1'"; TI,Hl T,IK WESTERN TIMIIEK CO.. I dml
son of tl, ? "!"' 1110 '"rtl"rd amages as hereinafter sperlvcd b)r r?;
r ad ov r 1!ro,rl,,ll" trip of land sixty (60) rent In width for m
tothe0; nrr'i.r:? "ji .
aiiecu-u
tin
1 in, i. -!.! . Port 1011 f llll(HO w,,,, ,, ,t , nliyw,,e
A sir In ,f 1,.. . , . w .appropriated Is described as folows:
tho center 1 (,, ?, '. . ' ,,ml IH . hclng 30 feet on eacn nu"
mo center Htm of the 'e uii..n. 1 . 1 ...nu
wu ...... ..-... iiikiiwht hi nurvf!voii over " ...
Towns Ti f, ,i V? ' 'r V'0 """' flarter (SEU ) of section thirty (W
lownshlp four (4) north of range four (4) west of tho Wlllamolto Men-
niat"lyn20l20,,fU,m ,n?5 30 of tho "nld urvoy wB"' la,l,,n lB mTl
i iaif.iy feet west of I .....I... . in trclktl
20 niwl in 1 1 ,,,;i wui nwr which in ciiiiuiom.
Men , .n. ,hr 'IP f,,'Ur ,4) "ortl1 ot R () w"t f the WHUmtW
1102 x 85 or r.".,l,,nK ln 8 ''tl'ustrlyd Iroctlon 274 9 Met to 1 WW
of he section enrn ' ".".''VT1 wl"cl"' lalt"" fipproxlmiitely 14 80 foot
" north Tt Z n7n I ''' ' M C"n,on to "actions 29. 30. 31 and 32,TownW
It Is ruriTfM.Jm?1tl,1 Wlllll'"''tt Meridian, containing
orkoVmM ' .Kl ll"lt ,,r,(,r to "I""""" 8al' roll1 or d0M
BrBB"' -
owned bv ll...... ,., """"noa to tlier emiilning pornim -
riafed InS , I,'??'?? ct0, thoro'V- That tho strip ofl d o Wr'
.,..A-Btr.lp ln"d sixty (60) 'feet In u,l,l,l. i.o, an r..nl n each
west one ha ' (W .i " ,N." "l",,n nnWri over nuA Z
(31) TownsiH , "I"10 "nrtlieaat quarter (NE V4 ) of section I 1 W
M r di "P f0"r (4) norl" ofr ange four (4) west of the Wllto""
Ttntr.rtltttv t n.n.. . .vt.
mately 14 80 fee wn.1 ',"?, 85 of t,,n W survey which station
3( 31 and ,a TowJ km c"rnn h'ch I" nion to see t J
dlan; tHn',,3!' J,""h p 4 norl1' of range 4 west of the WlllnmnlW Wl
1176 x 45 of 12 . '.'m ." a """'H'oiHterly direction 1360 font to
and 1300 font . nrVoy, Wl"'!l,H tnUon 18 approximately 1170 foot
aeios 0f 11,0 afrnmentloned section corner containing
H-nVhfaioTors1,!. !"" n war,'ant h "rwn on tho Nehalem
and Wllllm,7l?rau for nle" VrRUn' Alm,,,B ,,rn,,n' S""1"1""1"' TSw
'nam iiraun. for tho ahoves urn and dollvored to thoin l ful1 '
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