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- , - g i. HELENS MIST. FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1915.
. -mM nM nP tF "V Ha? f STATE AND COUNTY lnJon bus sold $1M00 bonds for t new '101 ll(,u,,0 twelve-room grade school. juhn V. IoKn ' Portland, wit PPulnM Saturday by Clovernor Wlthycomne as role board. Jacob Habb of Monmouth, i d initvA Insnso Tuesday and wn com- Dltiod to tliu state hospital. Ho li II yoars old ! was marneu NIctioluH J. Hlunott, representative In congress from the Lastern Oregon dlitrlct. of The Dulles, will deliver the memorial uddrosa at Hood Hlver wit Mouduy. The Episcopal church of the Ore- ion diocese lattt week Indorsed the canon of H general convention pro viding a i iihIoii for clergymen who bve passed the age or 68. ' A permit calling for the conduc tion of a 115,000 frult-packlnc plant eu ben Itemed to W. F. Drager of Salem, whom) plant was destroyed by ttt sevoral iiionths ago. It la to be completed by August. T. E. Huffy of I'rlnovlllo, newly appointed circuit Judge of the eigh teenth Judli'lul district composed of Jefferson ami Crook counties, wus In Salem Saturday, and received his commission from tho governor. About tlilrly men Wednesday took the preliminary testa prior to the bar lauilnatlou which begins Thursday. The exititiliiullim Is being held In the hall of representatives III the atuto houae. The candidates expected to appear nuiulier 102. GHrKe It. llugley of Illllsboro, new circuit judge of the nluMeonth Judicial district created by the last leglslatur-. wus In Balem Saturday to rvivlv" tilit commission from the governor. Judge llagley'i district Is composed of Washington and Tilla mook counties. "1'ortluiid w ill gut a branch of the federal reserve bank as aoon as con dition arise making It advlsnble to Mtabllnh a brunch here In other words, as soon as It can pay tta way." Tbeao words are by Archibald (.'. Kains. governor of the federal reserve bank at Sun Francisco. James lienmati Darby, son of a druRRlHt. Clay Darby of Uoaeburg, ai the winner In the eugenics con teat here for babies during the straw berry fair. His fnther and mother are native (ireKoiilans. One hundred babies, representing all parts of DoukIus county, were entered. Information waa given out a few days ago that the new steel bridge arroan the Satitlum river at Lebanon will be roiiHtructed soon. Bids will b advertised for and tho contract let at once by tho county commission ra. The span will be 334 foet long and will cunt about $20,000. Tbo statu accountancy department, which bus been operated In connec tion with the stutn Insurance coinmls-l Honor's titllie, went out of existence j last Friday night at midnight, when' the law abolishing the department became effective. The final report on the department will be ready for distribution In the near future. I. F. Taylor, who la connected lth The Dulles evaporator, has been tt Hood Itiver tiiirrliimlnsr lurire nuintiilea 0f potatoes from Upper Valley ranchers. The tubers are evaporuted by a special process. Mr. Taylor says that representatives from tlie 1'nlted States armv niinrtnr- toaslers department have Investiga ted the dried potatoes. James Allen; one of the four men ho escaped from the I-ane county Jil on November 30 of last year, by overpowering (leorgo P. Cronor, dop ty sherirr and Jullor. la now serving term In t, Btata penitentiary of Colorado, according to word received Monday by Sheriff J. c. I'arker from W. II. Wood, special agent of the O. W. It. i n. Company, who haa been Informed of the fact by T. O. Leary. peclul ugent of the railroad company ' U Junta, Colo. A surveying party undor the di rection of v.. W. Walla of Salem, Is In Sherwood looking to the comple tion of the Hex-Tlgnrd roud. C. F. hT of CorvalllH. will be resident Jigimier and the Jeffroy-Ulufton Contracting Company la to have cllrK of the grading and surfaco wfk, which will be finished In two or three months. There are three J"""" yet to complete. It haa been a ong piece of work and the patrons of 'be road have grown weary In aitlng. Six carloads of horses, or about " head, left Klamath Falls this " for Denver, consigned to the "fnver Horg8 and Mu,e Compny, These horses were purchased during " Past week or ten days by Messrs. T llson aud Treaaer, who left nearly "MOO in cash with Klamath county 'rmers and stookmen, the price per jorse averaging about $126. These orses ar HI of the blocky build " Is desirable for war stock and 8hed from 1100 to 1600 pounds, I each tested for wind before "'"g purchased. DEBT TENDENCY MUST BE CHECKED , The tendency throughout the coun try is clear. The American people are Inclined t0 punK0 dW! deeper Into debt. This trull, milde conspicuous from the report of the census bureau, Is sure to l,e reflected In higher taxes. The quicker the peo ple, as a whole, come to reullao what they are doing, the better for the present generation and for posterity The Washington legislature has submitted a constitutional amend ment to limit debt and to limit the franchise at elections to those pay ing taxes. In Oregon a law has been enacted limiting annual Increase in tax levies to six per cent, except by spuclul vote Of the people. A special bulletin of the United States Census bureau shows that In 1013 tho cities, villages. snips, school districts, dralmur gallon and levee districts, fire dis tricts, poor districts, road districts, aim all other minor divisions bavin power to Incur debt, reported a net inuuiuedness of 3, 476,954,353 an Increase of $ 1,845,884,743, or 113.2 per cent over the total for 1902 a smull pari of tho Increaso Is doubtless duo to a more comnlem ., nv.,u i tho later year. OREGON HENS LEAD IN SIXTH MONTH AT FAIR The sixth report of the world egg laying contest ut the Panama-Pacific Exposition shows that tho O. A. C Leghorns led with 208 eggs ami the crosses were second with 188. The llurred Hocks dropped bnck one place In tbo race. There are 60 pens In tho contest. Tho lowest record Is 127 eggs for the six months, made by a San Francisco flock. The (). A. C. Lesiiorns and crosses are now ahead of any other pens from the United States or Eng land. Tho encouraging tntng about the (). A. C. flock Is that the three oens stand close together right near tho top. They were bred by the same se lective method and results show be yond question that tho breeding has been good. Tho highest Individual record is that of the New York I-eghorn with 1 1 1 eggs for the six months. Two O. A. C. crosses are tied for second with 107 eggs each. The third highest Is an O. A. ('. Leghorn with 105 eggs, and another Oregon Leghorn Is sixth with 95 eggs. OREGON RAILROAD EX PENDITURES LARGE Railroad construction to nn am ount of twelve millions was spent in Oregon lust year by various railroads making extensions and Improve ments. Much employment wus furn ished by these roads when labor was needed. Among tho more Important Items was the building of fifty-eight miles Of track of tho Willamette Pacific Knllroiid from Kugeno westward. The Oregon-Washington Itallroad & Navigation Co.'s construction of eighty nillos of track from Vale to Klverton, eloctrlllcutlon of the Port land, Eugene and Eastern Hnllwoy. 100 miles, from Portland to White son; the building of a double track line on the Oregon Electric from Portland to Garden Home, and the practical reconstruction of the Cor vallls & Eastern Railroads, also are notnblo railway Improvements. The Oregon-Washington Railroad leads all other lines In the amount exponded; the figures submitted showing the company to have spent $5,444,797. Construction of the eighty miles from Vale to Rlvorton cost $4,300,000. COMMITTEE TO ERECT NEW SCHOOL BUILDING Governor Wlthycombe has appoint ed State Superintendent of Public Instruction Churchill. State Librarian Cornelia Marvin and R. O. Stnrk u,Aher of Mllwaukle as a committee to have charge of the construction of tho now training school building to be erected for the Monmouth Normal school, and for which an appropria tion was made by the lust legislature. The governor Is chairman of the board of regents of the Institution, and was authorized by the board at its last meeting to appoint such a committee. FRIGHTENED HORSE CAUSES ACCIDENT The horse of C. W. Llnd of War- hnrama frightened at the steam roller on the street Tuesday morning, which resulted in an Inverted wagon .nd a few scattered strawberries. Fortunately crowd nearby, by their speedy assistance, saved a serious ac cident. Nothing was broken and only few berries lost. PASTOR GOES I TO PORTLAND "AS TIKES' VHMUiK OF THE lltltCI! WORK AT I'XIVER KITV PARK. His IWtorul Work With the Kt. Hel ens Church HucrWut, and RelK. nation Regretted. Itev. F. J. Meyer, who, until re cently, was the pastor of the Congre gational church at St. Helens, has been given charge of the Congrega tional church work at University Park, Portland. The host of friends which Mr. Moyer made during his time In St. Helens will be pleased to learn that he has taken charge of so responsible a pastorate. Mr. Meyer did a great work while In St. Helens, and It was with regret on the part of a great many that ho resigned his work here. Tho good will and wishes of his many friends goes with blm to his new field. LAKE COUNTY SELLS CAVALRY MOUNTS Horso buyers again ore buBy In north Lnke county picking up ani mals presumably for the armies of Oreut Ilrltnln and France. This Is the fourth relay of buyers to visit this part of the state since laHt Novem ber, nnd tho first to make ony bona fide purchases of Biirplus rnnge stock. Options taken on more than 500 head of prospective army mounts by agents of tho belligerent governments ex pired several weeks ago without one deal being completed. The latest buyers are taking no options, but are making purchases outright, and are obtaining tho pick of the broken, range stock. Approximately one horse out of every 20 offered Is taken. No animal weighing less than 950 pounds has a chance; lurger ones are preferred. Horsemen say this part of Lake county could dispose of 50, 000 bead of range horses and still have a surplus left for ranch work. The averuge price paid by the for eign agents Is $100. Few horses have brought as much as $125 and so in o have sold as low as $C5. SENATOR CHAMBERLAIN ARRIVES TODAY Georgo E. Chamberlain, senior United States senator from Oregon, arrived In Portland late Monday af ternoon from San Francisco. The senator expects to remain in Oregon until the next meeting of congress and during tho summer will travel over the state. Since the adjourn ment of congress, Marcit 4. Senator Chamberlain has been in Washing ton clearing his desk. He left for home two weeks ago, by way of Cal ifornia, to look at the expositions. As usual, while In Portland, the sen ator will be at bin office In the Cham ber of Commerce building. 23 TAKEN OFF IN BREECHES BUOY Heroic efforts on the part of the crew of the dredge Colonel P. S. Mlchie, assisted by members of the1 Coos bay government llfe-Baving crew, resulted Saturday In the saving of the lives of 23 persons, Including one woman, who were on board the steamer Claremont, en route from San Francisco to WUhipa harbor with cargo, when she ran ashore north of the Jetty at Marsh field and was to tally wrecked. REVISION OF JUDICIAL DISTRICTS EFFECTIVE Columbia and Clatsop counties now constitute the twentieth Judicial Dis trict, as the redivislon of the districts became effective last Saturday. Judge Eiikln will have the same field, as hitherto his work lay chiefly within these two counties. Judge J. U. Campbell, formerly his district asso ciate, will have the district covered by Clackamas county. LIVE STOCK PRICES. The prices of meat animals hogs, cattlo, sheep and chickens to pro ducers of the United States on April 15 averaged about $6.95 per 100 pounds, which compares with $7.40 a year ago, $7.36 two years ago, $6.30 three years ago, $5.80 four years ago, and $7.74 five years ago. COST OF HIGHER EDU CATION COMMISSION Six boards and commissions on Higher Education cost for the past two years $14,866.02. The six boards have fifty persons connected with them. BIDS WANTED. The I. O. O. F. at Houlton will receive bids up to June 6th, for pa pering with deadening felt and cal clrnlnlng their hall. For further par ticulars enquire of R. B. Johnston, at Houlton. M23-tf. Governor Wlthycombe returned on Friday from a trip to Seattle, Mcdford and Grants Pass. The first part of the week he attended the sessions of the congress of western governors In Seattle and later Jour neyed to Southern Oregon visiting at Medford and Granta Pass. The governor said that while In the south he took a trip twenty miles out Into the mountains from Grants Pass where he spoke to a crowd of 2000 persons who gathered to hear blm. He says that despite the moun tainous condition of the country over 200 automobiles were driven there by persons who wished to attend the exercises. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Notice is hereby given that the un dersigned has been appointed execu tors of the estate of A. P. McLaren, deceased, by the County Court of the State of Oregon for Columbia County and have qualified. All persons hav ing claims against said estate are hereby notified to present the same to us ot Rainier Pharmacy, Rainier, Oregon, with proper vouchers and duly verified, within six months from the date hereof. Dated and first published May 21, 1915. E. H. JOSEPH, J. F. ROTH, Executors. SHERIFF'S SALE. In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for Columbia County. Lucy A. Wharton, plaintiff, vs. R. J. Horn and Paulina Horn, defendants. No tice Is hereby given, that under and by virtue of an execution and order of sale issued out of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for Columbia County, on the 18th day of May, 19)6. under and in pursuance of a Judgment, order and decree ot fore closure made and entered in said Court on the 13th day of May, 1915, In a suit to foreclose a certain mort gage wherein the plaintiff, Lucy A. Wharton, recovered judgment and decree against the defendants, R. J. Horn and Paulina Horn, In the sum of $400.00, with Interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum from De cember 16, 1912, for $60.00 attor ney's fees, for $18.20 costs of suit, for $5.06 taxes paid by plaintiff, and for the further sum of $3.00 insur ance paid by plaintiff under the terms of said mortgage, and forever barr ing and foreclosing each of said de fendants and all persons claiming under them, or either of them, subse quent to the execution of the said mortgage, to-wlt: December 16, 1911, of all right, title, estate claim or in terest, in the hereinafter described premises, and requiring me to make sale of the following described real property situated in Columbia county, Oregon, to satisfy the above amounts, to-wit: lot numbered 12, in block numbered 1, in Columbia Park, Co lumbia county, Oregon. I will there fore, on Saturday, the 19th day of June, 1915, at the hour of 11 o'clock In the forenoon of said day, at the front door of the Court House, in the city of St. Helens, In Columbia coun ty, Oregon, sell at public auction, subject to redemption, to the highest bidder, for cash, in lawful money of the United States, all the right, title and interest the said defendants have, or either of them has, or had at the date of the execution of said mort gage, to-wlt: December 16. 1911. in and to the real property above de scribed, to satisfy said execution and order of sale, together with interest and accruing costs. Dated at St. Helens. Columbia county, Oregon, this 21st day of May, A. D. 1915. E. C. STANWOOD, Sheriff of Columbia county, Oregon. J- irst publication, May 21, 1915. Last publication, June 18,1915. NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE. By virtue of an execution in fore closure duly issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Columbia, State of Oregon, dated the 20th day ot May, 1915, In a certain action in the Circuit Court for said County and State, wherein Amelia Duncan as plaintiff recovered judg ment against Dela B. Howard for the sum of live hundred ($500) dollars, with Interest thereon at eight per cent per annum from the 1st day of October, 1912, until paid; and the further sum of six hundred ($600) dollars, with interest thereon at eight (8) per cent per annum, from the 19th day ot November, 1912, until paid; and the further sum of one hundred and ten ($110) dollars at torney's fees in this suit, and the costs and disbursements of this ac tion, taxed at $27.25, commanding me to make sale of the following de scribed real property, to-wit: The south half (SV) of the south east quarter (SEVa) and the south half (SV&) ot the southwest quarter (SWVi) ot section eleven (11), in township four (4) north of range five (6) west of the Willamette meri dian, Columbia county, State of Oregon. Now, therefore, by virtue of said execution, judgment order, decree and order of Bale and in com pliance with the commands of said writ, I will on Saturday, the 19th day of June, 1915, at 10 o'clock A. M., at the front door of the County Court House in St. Helens, Columbia coun ty, Oregon, sell at public auc tlon, subject to redemption, to the highest bidder for cash In hand all the right, title and Interest which the within named defendant had on the 1st day of April, 1910, or which he has since that date acquired In and to the above-described premises, to satisfy said execution, Judgment order and decree, interest, costs and accruing costs. B. C. STANWOOD, Sheriff of Columbia Coanty, Oregon. Dated this 20th day of May, 1916. First issue, May 21st, 1916. Last Issue, June 18th, 1916. I BEFOKE with your MONEY in buyiug REAL ESTATE secure a Complete Abstract from the Columbia County Abstract Company GEO. H. SHINN President Which is prepared and equipped to turn out First Class Work. This will save you annoyance and expense afterwards. Work Done at Less Than Portland Prices The Only Complete Abstract System in Columbia County, Oregon Columbia County Abstract Co. ST. HELENS, OREGON Auto Troubles respond quickly and inexpensively to our treatment. If your car rattles, or does not run smoothly, or jars, or makes too much noise, IT IS TIME TO BRING IT TO US if you want it to last A dollar or two spent on that car today may save you ten tomorrow, and that is an INDISPUTABLE FACT. Gasoline 16 Cents. Marine Engine Repairing. CITYGARAGE St. Helens. OUT OF TUNE o r No musical Instrument was ever half so delicately strung as the nervous system of the human body. Through every muscle, bone, tissue and cartiloge extend a complicated network ot brain cords which, like a great aeol ian, sound each changing note ot physical condition. In health this note is one of perfect harmony; in disease, a discord. Rexall-Celery-and-Iro n Tonic is a nerve tonic, it enriches the blood, gives you an appetite and strength. Sold at PLAZA PHARMACY THE REX IW Phone 100 t All Work Guaranteed. R. CONST ANTIN PLUMBING, HEATING, SHEET METAL WORK. St. Helens- Fourth Columbia TO SEPT. 22 Premium Lists will be sent on application to G. L. Tarbell, Prest., Yankton, or J. H. Southard, Sec'y, St. Helens. PARTING L. R. RUTHERFORD Secretary ALL STORE ST. HELENS, ORE. Qi IE Estimates Furnished. Oregon Annual County Fair BE HELD - 23 - 24, 1915 I fl I! i