In the Northwestern part of Oregon, on the Columbia
River, with about 70 miles of river front.
About 700 square miles. 422,512 acres.
15,726 acres. This is land that is actually in cultivation
and cleared, exclusive of town lots.
406.766 acres, which includes all timber where there is
more than 100.000 feet on a quarter section, also all lojr
jred off land which is not suitable for and in no condition
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:
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.
Census of 1910 gives 10,580 but a careful estimate this
year gives it at least 15.000.
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.
Fruits of all kinds, especially apples, pears, plums and
berries; Grain and grasses; garden truck of all kinds and
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.
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.
:. tew mn rV ?i : . NyL'rti
" ' --
""ir" --j ,i . .V
A city on the Columbia River, 28 miles from Portland, with a population
of 2500 people. The County Sent 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 Btreets, 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 biR 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.
Lumbering and timber la tho principal industry; there U.
ing about twenty-five saw milk Salmon fishing i
Columbia River is also an Important Industry. Fannin
and fruit raising; Stone quarrying; Ship buildimr urn) Jj
kinds of lumber manufacturing plantr,
There are fine opportunities fo" the si null farmer, dairy,
man, fruit grower and truck gardener. Also a number of
choice deep water Mites for marufiiclurlng plants.
THE LL'LTA GARDENS:
12,000 aero of low land alonR the Columbia River which
havo recently Wen dyked and are now in high state of
cultivation especially adapted to growing of vegetables and
Four standard High Schools; Grade Bchonls i n each
Nearly all denominations represented.
THE COUNTY OFFICERS.
Circuit Judges, J. U. Campbell and J. A. Knkln
District Attorney, W. It. Dillard
County Judge, W. A. Harris
County Clerk, II. E. Laltaro
ShefilT. C. H.John
Assessor, C. W. Rlakesley
School Superintendent, J. W. Allen
Treasurer. R. S. Hattan
Coroner, F. H. Sherwood
Surveyor, L. J. VBnOrBhoven
Commissioners, John Farr, I-ouis Fluhrer.
CITIES, TOWN, AND POST OFFICES:
St. Helens Rainier ' C'.atskanie lloultnn
Scappoose Warren Deer Island Goblo
. Yankton Vernonia Mist (Juincy
Mayger Maishlund Columbia City UeuWn
Apiary Hudson " I'rescott . Trenhulm
CITY OFFICER J OF ST. HELENS
Mayor A. W. Mueller
CoiiNciuiEN N. O. Larobee, Chaa. Grahan, M. Saxor,
City Attoknky J. W. Day
Rkcordkk E. K. Quick
Marshals J. L. Chittem, L. L. Decker
Treasurer II. P. Watkins
Water Commission-L. E. Allen, J. W. Aiken. Robert
Dixon. E. A. Crouse, John Pringle
Water Sih'erintenpent - Chan. Lope
Fire Chief L. E. Allen
Partial Report November-December
Numerous Orders Made and Inj
List of Claims Audited and
(Continued from pago 3.)
ent days of this term of Court, and
no remonstrance or petition for dam
ages being filed, and the Court being
satisfied that such road will be of
public utility, the repoit of the Board
of County Road Viewers being fav
orable thereto, in so far as said pe
tition relates to that pottion of said
proposed road lying" between the
Rainler-Clatskanle Road and the
Kyser Road, and said report being
unfavorable as to the remaining por
tion of said propoBea road, It Is or
dered by the Court that said report
be adopted, and that said report, sur
vey, profile and plat be recorded in
suitable books kept for that purpose,
andf rom thenceforth said approved
portion of said road shall be a public
It is further ordered by the Court
that the road supervisor in whose
district said road Is located shall
open the game for pubic travel.
Matter of Claims
Against the County.
On this day claims against the
County, as filed with tne Clerk, were
examined by the Court and allowed
In the various sums as carried out
by the Court on the face cf said
claims, being as follows:
Kirby, D. C. Sup. Dist. No.
2 8 110.25
Van, J. E. gup. Dist. No. 3 . . 95.00
Mellinger, U. S. Sup. Dist.
No. 4 38.60
Wilson, Merle, surveyor .... 9.50
Westby, Fred, surveyor .... 9.60
Llndberg, E. J., surveyor . . 16.00
West, Andrew, surveyor .... 15.00
Merz, John, surveyor 7.60
West, J. A., surveyor 2.50
Van Orshoven, L. J., surveyor 36.00
Van Orshoven, L. J., surveyor 1.60
Van Orshoven, L. J., surveyor 85.20
Van Orshoven, L. J., surveyor 1140
Southard, H. J., surveyor . . 2.60
Southard, II. J., viewer . ; . . 39.20
Pringle, Wm., viewer 33.00
Titus, Leo G., expense 20.62
Farnsworth, G. E., expense. .
Kilham Sta. & Prtg. Co., sup
plies to Eng
Farnsworth, G. E., surveyor
Mist Pub. Co., supple3 to sur
School Dist. No. 10, hall rent
Melis, A. R., reg. voters ....
Boals, S. M., reg. voters. . . .
Baols, S. M-, regular vo'ers
Umpta's Tribe I. O. R. M.,
City of Clatskanle, hall rent
Watkins, H. P., canvass elec
Englort, M. J., canvaBS elec
Watts, J. G., reg. voters . . .
Deitz, W. J., hall end booths
Kenny, R. L., reg. voters . .
Mist Pub. Co., election sup
plies St. Helens Telephone Co.,
John, C. H., expense of sher
iff Grant, Geo. W., deputy sher
iff Graham, Geo. A,. deput7
I Campbell, J. L., deputy sher
Fowler, H. M., telephone to
LaBare, H. E postage ....
Bushong & Co,, supplies to
Glass & Prudhomme, sup
plies to clerk
Peters, Bessie, work for clerk
Mist Pub. Co., supplies to
Chilstle, Edna P., work fcr
Barber, I .aura, work for as-
Ashby, Gladys, work for as
sessor Blakesley, C. W., exp. to tax
Mist Pub. Co., supplies to
Clatskanle Chief, supplies to
St. Helens Light & P. Co.,
lights for October
Ross, E. A., supplies to Court
St. Helens Laundry, laundry
Harrison, A. S., supplios to
Davles, Wm. H., fertilizer . .
Chase, L. C, witness state vs.
Otis, M. H., witness state vs.
Plummer, B. I., witness state
Kodegeb, C. A., witness Etate
Smith, Dewey, witness state
Harvey, A. E., commisHloner
Crandall & Roberts, expert
County Judges Ass'n, dues . . 10.00
Clark, A. L., expenr.o of coun
ty judge 5.90
Weed, Judson, work fore ourt 6.00
Mist Pub. Co., publishing
court proceedings 121.72
Rainier Review, publishing
court proceedings 121.52
Mist Pub. Co., publishing no
tice road work
Barnes, G. W., J. of P. State
Campbell, J. L., constable .
Hopkins, Ernest, deputy con
stable Davey Richard, Jr., deputy
Davey, Arnold, deputy con
Zlpperer, J. L., witness
State vs. Mann
Watkins, H. P., Justice of
Dothman, John, constable . .
Ayres, C. L., Juror
Grey, Von A., juror
Philip, Alex., juror
Roborson, Richard, Juror . .
Rodegeb, C, Juror
Barber, Earl, juror ......
Weed, U. O., Justice of Peaco
State vs. Faltlnot
Trageser, Geo., constable . .
Mellinger, Wm., witness . .
GeBsell, E. A., witness ....
Sltts, Mrs., witness
Eichman, Chas., witness . .
Adams, James, witnes ....
Magill, Mrs., witness
White, T. S., witness examin
ation of McConkey
Ross, Edwin, witness phy
sician Fowler, F. M., care of Insane
Ross, Dr. Edwin, axemlna-
- tlon of Andollck, insane..
Ross, Dr. L. O., examina
tion of Andollck, Insane..
Ross, Dr. Edwin, examlna
ation, Beeglo and Eddon
Wade, Dr. C. E., examin
ation, Beegle and Edden , .
Peel, Dr. A. J., examination..
Ross, Dr. Edwin, examina
Ross, Dr. L. O., examina
Southaid, H. J., truant of-
Mist Pub. Co., supplies to
school superintend nt . . .
Lake, A. II., work for school
McNulty, W. T., work for
school superintendent . . . 2.50
Allen, J. W., postage 9.31
Allen, J. W., expense 6.05
Mist I'ub. Co., supplies to
fruit inspector 1.00
Haxton, E. W., fruit Inspector 11.20
Ross, Dr. Edwin, visit to jail 2.00
Word, T. M., board to prison
George, Jacob, bourd to pris
Word, T. M., board to prison
ers 27 00
Wade, Dr. C. E., care of Mra.
Ross, Dr. Edwin, care of
Ht. Helens Lumber Co., wood
to Mrs. Lewis 2.00
Peterson Cash Store, supplios
to Mrs. Lewis 21.70
Good Samaritan Hospital,
care of Foster and Welch 127.00
I Erickson, E., & Sons, sup
plies to Poor Farm 6.90
Erickson, E. & Bono, hall
rent for election 7.00
Ross, D. L. O., care of Mrs.
Brlggs, C. 11., supples to
Case, W. D., paint build
ing Poor Farm ........ 29.25
Ross, Dr. L. O., se-rotary
Board of Health 60.00
Keelan, B. J., County Cota-
Bond Fund I'ltttiburg.
Grlsrold, L $ 16.77
Mills & Enstrom 1,393.72
MUCKLE HARDWARE CO.
Glenson, H. E 60.74
Pratt, R. A 86.00
Dalton Adding Mc. Co. .. 12.60
Barthold Barg Co '1.60
Gleason, II. E 11.36
Gleauon, H. E 120.00
Crowell, A. R 70.00
Bond Fund Nehelnm.
Grlswold, L IG.60
Newell, J. R 150.80
Knapp, G. S 6.00
Elliott Con. Co. 1,271.92
Elliott Con. Co 1.002 58
Barthold Barg Co ' 12.00
Beckwlth Barg Co 10.30
Gessell, E. A 274.29
Elliott Con. Co 180.24
Bond Fund MlHt-CIaUknnle.
Newell, J. R 100.00
Newell, J. R 30.00
Elliott Con. Co 3,192.79
Grlswold, L 16.67
Knapp, G. S H 00
(Continued on page 8, column 4.)
' (Continued on page 8.)
Consider the house that stands behind the
goods it sells.
There is so much deceptive hardware on the
market that no reliable dealer will ever
GUAKANTKK any article until he KNOWS
it has QUALITY.
WE GUARANTEE OURS
and that is the best advertisement that we
could ever write.
ON EXHIBIT .
INDEPENDENT AUTO GARAGE
III , - ST. HELENS, OREGON " ' , I III
Columbia County Abstract
Abstracts, Real Estate, Insurance,
I ST. HELENS, - OREGON
xml | txt