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St. Helens mist. (St. Helens, Or.) 1913-1933, November 27, 1914, Image 6

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LOCATION:
In the Northwestern part of Orejron, on the Columbia
River, with about 70 miles of river front.
AREA:
About 700 square miles. 422,5l2 acres.
TILLABLE LAND:
15,720 acres. This is land that is actually in cultivation
and cleared, exclusive of town lots.
NON-TILLABLE LAND:
406. 7(56 acres, which includes all timber where there is
more than 100.000 feet on a quarter section, also all log
Red 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 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 gra'sses; 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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INDUSTRIES:
Lumbering and timber Is the principal Industry ih
ing about twenty-five Baw mills. Salmon (Uin.,
Columbia River is ulso an Important induHtry .
and fruit raising; Stone quarrying; Shiu bu!i,'ii "n.",
kinds of lumber manufacturing plants.
OPPORTUNITIES:
There arc fine opportunities fo the small farmer d
man, fruit grower and truck gardener. Alan riunL''
choice deep water Bites for manufacturing ,anU ' ro(
THE M.LTA GARDENS:
12,000 acre of low land along the Columbia River wlv
have recently been dyked and are now i,!..u . .
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rullivation especially adapted to growing of
small fruits.
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SChOOUS:
Four standard High Schools; Grade sclinoU n
locality.
CHURCHES:
Nearly all denominations represented.
THE COUNTY OFFICERS.
Circuit Judges, J. U. Campbell and J. A. Kakin
District Attorney, W. U. Dillard
County Judge, W. A. Harris
County Clerk, II. E. LnP.aro
Sheriff. C. II. John
Assessor, C. W. Blakcsley
School SuH'rintemlent, J. W. Allen
Treasurer, It. S. Hattan
Coroner, F. 11. Sherwood
Surveyor, L. J. VanOrshoven
Commissioners, John Farr, Iouis Fluhrcr.
VIUKS, TOWN, AND POST OFFICES:
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ST. HELENS
A city on the Columbia River, 9.8 miles from Portland, with a population
of 2500 people. The County Seat of Columbia County. A Four year
Standard Hit,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 250,000
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 Btone quarries and
rock crushing plants in continuous operation. An average of H00 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.
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Trenholm
St. Helens Rainier Clatskanie
Scappoose Warren Deer Island
Yankton Vernonia Mist
Mayger Maishlund Columbia City
Apiary Hudson Prescolt
Inglis
CITY OFFICEK) OF ST. HELENS
Mayor A. W. Mueller
Codncilmkn N. O. I.arabei'. Chas. Grahan, M. Saxor,
II. Morgus
City Attoknky J. W. Day
Rkcoiidkk K. E. Quick
Mahsiiai.h-J. L. Chittcm, L. L. Decker
TitKAHL'HKK II. P. Watkins
Watkr Commission-L. E. Allen, J. W. Aiken, Robert
Dixon, E. A. Crouse, John Pringle
Watkr Si.TKKiNTKNiKNT-Chna.
Firk ChikpL. E. Allen
COURT
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Long List o! Claims Against
the County Allowed.
Claims for Tjilmr in tiio Several Itoail
JM-tilcts Constitute ltulk
of K.j)eii(es.
(Continued from last week.)
BOND FCND COLUMBIA.
Young, Geo. D. ........ 15.00
Ayer3, II. A 28.70
Pacific Tel. & Tel. Co. . 16.85
Kelley, C. C 175.00
Iiywatcr, J. P. 91.00
Van Scoy, P 150.00
Larson, G. A 81.00
Nieoll, E. D 71.00
Ilipley, R. W 81.00
O'Brien, V 71.00
Schott, R. C 81.00
Larson, A. N 71.00
Thompson, C. A 156.00
Thornp&on, W. T 81.00
Harding, L. 0 71.00
Harris, E. R 81.00
Kennedy, M 71.00
The J. K. Gill Co 63.75
Hill & Co 1.05
Beckwith, D 84.67
Moore, J. II 20.32
Gill Co. J. K 23 15
Multnomah County 2.00
Thompson, Chas. A 23.55
Van Scoy, P 11.75
Kelley, C. P 83.35
Bishop, E. 15 91.00
Taylor, C. II 101.00
. Marvin, R. M 81.00
Williams, IT. L. .... 71.00
Williams, A 156.00
Ilickox, F 81.00
Hackett, H. N 156.00
Darling, W. II 81.00
Forsytte, R. J 81.00
Thompson, A. M. ...... 6.87
Borchers, L 71.00
Ayers, II. A. . . 136 00
Bailey, J. W 81.00
Fitzpatrick, h ' 71.00
Tiarthold, Barg Co. 8.21
Oregon Trunk Ry 20.40
Durkee, C. C , 46.45
Consolidated Con. Co .. 24,537.37
' Grlswold, L 100.45
BOND FUND PITTSBURG.
Gleason, II. E ' 52.26
Crowell, A. R 23.23
Barthold, Barg Co 1.65
Hill & Co 100
Smith, A. A. 75.33
Pratt, R. A 31.93
Smith, J. E 23.23
Gleason, II. E 25.90
J. K. Gill Co 23.75
BOND FUND NEHALEM.
Newell, J. R 206.00
Bishop, J. N 81.00
Barthold Baig Co 3.11
Pacific Tel. Co. ........ 13.75
Oregon Trunk Co 9.00
Peterson, L. A 33.44
Elliott Con. Co 1.031.06
Elliott Con Co 2,710.80
Knapp, G. S 121.00
J. K. Gill Co " 35.09
Beckwith, Daniel 8.05
Hill & Co 2.00
J. K. Cill Co 2.79
Elliott Con. Co 2,611.74
Gessell, E. A 1.847.K0
Newell, J. R 128.00
BOND FUND Mist-CLATSKANIE.
Meier, E 71.00
Hill & Co 1.00
Newell, J. R 60.00
Barthold Barg Co 3.92
Elliott Con. Co 2,554.57
ROAD DISTRICT NO. 1.
Stoberg, Chas 2.50
St. Helens Water Co. ... 3.00
McCollam, John 28.75
Siercks, G. II 37.50
Siercks, Otto 11.88
Tracy, J 15.00
Butler, S. L 6.50
Brown, W 3.50
Nagel, Frank 2.60
Kelley, Ernest 358.00
Morgan, R. L 30.00
Fennycook, W. B 30.00
Siercks, G. II. 23.75
Fry, J. M 15.00
Newman, E. M 7.60
JolmBon, Gust 6 75
Eversaul, E 13.75
ROAD DISTRICT NO. 2.
Jordan, Loren 625
Snee, J. ' 102.60
Helmo, H 30.65
Kirby, D. C 15.00
Erickson, C 8.15
Anderson, Ed 6.90
Stockenberg, J. S 4.40
Lowe, J 57.50
Howell, E 72.50
Lovelace, Wm 55.00
Girt, John : ..... . 67.50
Burnliam, B. S 45.00
Grauntz, A 27.50
Blomquist, C 50.90
Stehman, W. C 39.90
Adams, C. H 33.80
Melde, A. 36.65
Gresscth, Olof 34.05
Stehman, Dan 37.50
Allen, E 43.60
Lillich, R. A. 23.75
Baakko, 0 7.50
Lovegren, P. E. 30.00
Truman, J. E 46.50
Malcolm, S. L 28.75
Oregon Lmbr. Co 15.66
McCollam, Wm 6.00
LowIb, Carlston 25.50
Fletcher, Louis 7.80
Tufts, R 94.50
Sner, J 6.25
Carlson, ('has 34.40
Hoffman, J 15.00
Roberts, Wm 9.40
Jacobson, M 14.40
Rony, E. J 20.00
Col. River Dolor Co 3.09
Townsend, R 70.00
Rucker, H 56.25
Wonderly, E. P. 00
Hoian, R '. 18.75
Graunitz, P 27.50
'.oysen, P. C 34.05
Warlters, J. C 36.25
Lehman, W. C " 34.05
Sonnoland, L 40.00
Ktlby, Frank 35.30
Girt, J. E 33.75
Turner, John 35.00
Payne, W. W 66.35
L'.lllch, 1 18.10
Oregon Lmbr Co 6.00
Malcolm, S. L 10.00
Butler, S. L 12.00
Scholtes, Wm 19.50
Walters, J. C 1.12
Fuller, W. P. & Co 8.00
Howard, Coopor Cor 48.75
ROAD DISTRICT NO. 3.
Cook, Chas. 70.60
Bennett, O. B 61.83
Karastl, Chas 64.06
Eilertson, Wm 103.10
Malcom, L. A 39.70
Culbcrtson, John ...... 65.00
King, Loo 64.70
Erickson, Wester 45.00
Burnliam, Frank 93.10
Pulllam, C. L 39.05
Lillich, G 8.76
CulbertHon, L 13.76
Hall, S. M 21.65
Orwig, Chas 4.05
Washburn, C. F 42.20
Aldrldge, J. II 13.26
Burrls, Oliver 6.00
King, Henry 13.76
Zillman, W. J 27.50
Tapley, Jack 7.50
Lillich, H 1.55
Van, Harry '. 1.25
Ban, A 1.25
Player, Adolpli 20.00
Karastl, C. 2.50
Henderson, Clyde ...... 8.75
Wilcox, Edgar 7.50
GoBsnlborg, A. 17.50
Calmborg, N. A ' I'-.jO
Berg. A. M 2
Van, J. E 37
Lewis, Carlutou 54
Van, J. E 12
Benson Timber Co 5
LewlH, Carlton 260
Hodsou Frenaugbty Co. . . 35
E. J. Mills & C. U. Enstrom 265
Ilousou, A 78
Bennett, O. B 30
Philips, F. L 59
Cosman, Wm 60
King, It. C 64
Austin, W. II 66
Buthnupt, B 2
Tlchnesor, E. R 60
Park, L. R 47
Thomas, J. L; 12
Bolz, Phil 10
Johnnon, Roy . .'
Elliott, Jim 15
Fogel, Max 4 6
Headlung, Dan 10
Aldrldgo, J. II 8
Stratton, R. E 16
ZUIman, W. J 3
Molls, Percy 7
Van, Dewey 15
Rice, Alva 1
Cook, Chas 6
Bryant, Bert 10
Woods, Elmer 12
McGee, L. E 10
Comer, C. A 5
Anderson, C 9.3
Calniberg, If n
Calmborg, N. A 4
Libel & McCauloy 1
Oregon Lmbr. Co 138
Northwest Door Co 10
Doerr, Henry 12
Benson Timber Co. .... 38
Standard Oil Co 12
Miller, A. R 8
E. J. Mills & C. U. En
strom 7G8
ROAD DISTRICT NO. 4.
Mollinger, U. S r,
Boeghloy, U. M 6
Mills, E. J 119
Mills, E. J 286
Mills, E. J ho
Lane, B. F q
Melllnger, C. W
Mills, E. J 281
Mills, E. J 690
GENERAL ROAD FUND.
Boulby, E 70
Boyd, J 27
Olson, C 30
Borg, T 31
Turner, A. , 43
Owons, J. B flo
Morgan, John n
Vincent, D. , . . , 47
Barnos, W. E , 30
Crouse, L. . ........ , 24
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75
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64
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70
80
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76
25
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85
84
35
80
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65
76
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Ilunlalil, John ,
Nichols, T. N ,
OloBon, Olof
Folton, E
Iuxla, II
Sauror, Ira
Morgando, J
Woodman, J '.
Woodward, N
St, Helens TraiiRfer Co.
ll;irnes, VV. E
Rocd. A. E
Hill, J
Cooper, M. F
Dspain, E
Johnston, V
Kallborg. J
,-uiiHoy, Geo. W
Neuman, Henry
Mllck, Anton
Cillahun, Jas
KoHtrba, John
McKay, Robt
Cooper, Fred
Lange, Henry
Kammoyor, F
Ask, Theodore
Watts & Price
icklo, Wash
Lewis, Carlton
Lamherson, C. J
Kollny, Patrick
Stevens, J
FroHh, M
Canfleld, J
Zony, Job
Abbott, Fred
Korkan, Wnj
Usher, H
Crouse, P
Woodward, Jus
Dspuin, E ,
Welch, H. L. '.
Iasla, B
Mollinger, W
Popojoy, A
Iasla, P
Nichols, T. N
I
.26 I Allerman, F. w
60 j Morttsn," E
20 Vincent, D
72 St. Helons Transfer Co. . ,
Cram, E.
Burdahl, J
Beaver, S
Westby, F
Ilraum, B
Wist, F
Ramsey, Goo. W.
Braim, Bort , , .
Johnson, Victor .
Sparks, John . . .
Callahan, Mike .
Wist, Fred
8etvln, G
Zolsman, Adolph
Morris, O. W.
Rhodos, Goo.
30.00
14.38
13.75
77.00
40.00
40.00
40.00
80.00
16.00
CO. 00
77.60
69.60
27.50
11 25
32.60
39 75
3.75
15.00
8.25
2.50
6.00
C.OO
2.60
10.00
5.00
6.00
6 00
2.60
22.60
15.25
6 00
5.00
55.62
70.50
53.12
25.00
01. 8f
23.13
11,25
66. 21
28.76
21.88
15.00
10.62
11.88
40.00
40.00
40.00
37.60
46.25
66.00
35.00
65.00
48.00
30.00
64.00
50.00
5.00
21.75
23.00
0.00
1.25
6.00
0.38
5.00
5.00
18.76
5.00
Grunt, Fro.1 SM
Sherman Bros. Lmbr. Co 31.41
Fogel, W. II l!l
Sanl Cru Port C. Co. . . M.M
l'nce, E. A H
Wheieupon, Court adjournal Mil
Frlduy. Nov. 0, 1914.
Friday, Nov. 6. 1914. 3rd. JudlcUl
Hay.
-Court camo pursuant to Adjourn
ment. Officers all present.
Duo proclamation being mado, th
following proceedings wcr had.
Muttor of Widow's Pension
to Nelllo Lelferman
On this day It Is ordHiwl br U.
Court that the order of Court hereto
fore mndo allowing Widow's P
slon In the sum of $25.00 In for
of Nolllo Lelfortnnn, and dlrectlni
the clork to Issue a General Fund
Warrant In said sum, on the flritdtf
of each month, until the tnHMt
order of the Court, be, mid the
I horoby revoked.
Matter of Cancellation
of
General Fund Warrant.
On this 6th day of Noierobsr,
1914, It Is ordered by tho Court tht
that certain General Fund Warrant
In the sum of 125.00. being numb''
ed 8884, 4th florlos "A", beartal
dnte Nov. 2, 1914, Issued In favor ol
Nellie Lolfman, bo, ond the same U
Woby cancelled.
Whereupon, Court adjourned until
Saturday, Nov. 7. 1914.
. Saturday, Nov. 7. 1914. 41
llclal Day.
Court came pursuant to flJon
ment.
Officers all present.
Due proclamation being made, W
following proceedings wero had
Muttor to Aid to
Rrlta Klnnunon.
On this day It Is ordered br
Court that that certain order of
Court heretofore mode, wherobr lM
Clerk wos Instruetcd to Issue e Gen
eral Fund Warrant In tho um
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1 R A A t n Tl I'll ft Klnnunen.
on the first day of each month, unU
tho further order of the Court. W
and the same Is hereby revoked.
Matter of Application of
Ada L. Lattln
For Widow's Tension:
. On this 7th day of NovcmWr.
1914, there Is presented to the Coon
an order of the Juvenllo Court of tm
county, allowing Widow's Tension
the sum of $10.00 per month,
favor of Ada L. Lattln, In accordance
with Chapter 42, General Laws.
ContTnued on page 7, column 3.)

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