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W Helens, the Golden Buckle of the Great Farming and Lumber Belt
s OFFICIAL PAPER OF COLUMBIA COUNTY tJuME XXXIV, liY BRYAN QK POSITION ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1915. NO. 25 way. With miitcllonutn regard, sin cerely yours, WOOWlOW WILSON. FIXATION IS AtVKITKI IIV rBKHll)KNT WHJMW-KNHA. . TIO AT CAPITAL. Disagreement is Cause W Will ""'" l IUolv Hry. M's INillihnl Support. Thi'rwUniitloii of William Jon- yBt Bryan '"'" oi U wodered to rrwuoeui n uauu L cuiwd no Unto sensation in UbiHton and H.roiiKliout the lnl '4 juiw. although It bw boon U """" 111110 tlra" b' ih01 lunch with the situation that the M4ont and tlui Socrolary I kirnpny on diplomatic matters. klloflDI if the text or the letter of SkMuj llryan, end President Wil- j 'My Uur Mr. President: It U Vliihicwe regret that I hate reach 4 U conclusion that I should re in to'rou the commission of Bocre iryof Sute with which you honored MtlthbinnlnK of your Adralnls- . mm -OMIrat to your sense ot uiMUiUd by the highest 111 h bne prepared mr traimm llnOwmnn ovrnmpnl iv tcich I cannot luln without vlu W I dim to to an obllgntl V mJT, and tho Issue luvul i well moment thul to romi ember ot the Cahlnnt would 'uU)r to you at It would he nm which li noaKst my In uufly, the prevention of wnr. j "I, therefore, respectfully t V mlrnitlon, to take effect inol li tent, u ii1-hi you pro atlkr hour. Allko denlrou WARREN WOODMEN ARE PROSPEROUS rimming to liiNtiill Modern HiiIIiIIiik for Ixluo lUrHM-H. The Ciuup of Woodmen of tho WorM at Warren la a frulonml 11 ml beueflclury society, that Ih doing good work In Us co mm 11 11 1 1 y, and ahout which Ulln hue ever Wen written. The Waiten ramp lias a meniherHlilp of ahout o. and la ono of tho oldest camp In lint county. Homl monthly meeting ue hold on Huturduy oven IllK and Interest union the niomher ahlp I K'bd. Jimt onouKh deRree work la hJ, toKnthrr with occukIoii al aoclal m"tliiK, to muke thu con renllone vek luternidlnB. The camp line an efl!fMit set of olllceri and a loyal end cnluiHluHtlc lot of nmnihora. . Laat Batitdiiy evenltiK ono rimdl 'data waa cojdurtod through tho -unknown fore4i Into the hroud hopl (4t!ty of theL clavor WoodHmen, af ter which rMhniflnt8 were served tnd an eveninl fratornal and of ocUI honoflt wa I'doyed. Tho Warrel Wood men are con teniplatiii( thl erection ot a modern building, whirl will prohuhly ho con atructod thl Iniiner. Tho building will he conittr&ted In inch manner aa to provide Wommodatlona for other aoeletlef, Vni will he a credit r fc mar cnAthA (immunity. jrtublng peaceful aolulloo inblmi arlalnc out of the v Kbairlnet a(alinl merchuirtnii W tnnohea dllTerlnR Irrecom to the ninthodii which lun plored. I "It falla to your lut to nmt Ullr for the Nation; I conn M be Bone the leu my duly por u a private clllieti M thl end which you have kj BMni which you do not akertjr to Die. I "In uttering the In 1 1 ma' llunt relalli'iii which hav towwn uidurlnx tho pimt t JXroll tat to icknowleds. jtaJ aatlafaction which -' M to be aMoclnted with porunl work which h I" the State Departmj n you for the courte. "With the heartlnut i w welfir, md tho mcc. "wUmt, er truly ,, waihlniton, Juno 8. 191; "he Preetdont'a Un..r ... u followi: X Deer Mr. Ilrvnn. 1 ' "-Ignition only'heciui, J'jWIUwe.pUBo.j m lth much m,... . t:n,:?.r... "... ire" 'cr,r,touk,t4 r whid, ::"ui.on,'th "it 1. ... .: " u. H 0.,.!? 11,40 'rL 7 ",ia you, . r toMt only be, you Qot ' "MU Wlkk 1 " 10 hA Afe IL. ' "IB ft Ml. ST. HELENS WILL NOT CELEBRATE ( ITIZIO.NS TO KXJOY HOHI'ITAI, ITV OK NKKJirilOltlNU (H'lKH NATION'S HOIJD.W. VmkIo Will Hrrrum ut ICulnivr, Sca w(, (;ilil and Other riacea Tho different commUtoeg appointed hy vurloua orKiinliatlone of the cHy to UBcerlain the denirea of the cltl- ROAD BIDS FOR PAVING OPENED JKIT KItV & BIKTON 1111)8 ARE LOW UM)K8 FAVORABLE FOB STONE HIXKK8. CommlHHlononi Adjourned Until Ten O'tlock Monday to Tabulate Itide. .The" County Commlsslonerg of Multnomah county on Wednesday zone of St. Helens as to celebrating opened and read the bids for paving tho Nutlon'a holiday, have reported of all or parta of the 73 miles of that tho great majority do not favor roads in Multnomah county. They the movement thla year choosing had asked for bids on twenty-seven rather to attend some one of the cole-' road unite. Aftef the reading of the hratlons which are to he held at Ilai- hlda they were referred to the Road nior, Bcnppoose, Goble and other ; master for tabulation, which will fans, they will bring back to St. Helens. the bunting MISS GRACE DE GRAFF BACK FROM THE HAGUE Former School Teacher of St. Helena. I'arente IteNlde in the County. SCHOOL BOARD CHOOSES TEACHERS point In tho county. There Ih no more appropriate place whore the great American eagle should scream on the Fourth of July than in this great section of the state of Oregon. For one t,lg day Colum bia county will, forgot its struggles and di.Huppolntmcota. and" will keep open houHO for the thrgngs of visitors who. will. come from every borderside to help celebrate at one of the cele brating. . v , There will be something doing every minute, and everything will be done with a will. It will be eminent ly a "sane" Fourth. There la to be nothing of the artificial gayety and cheap attractions which are so notlce 's tta-rdinary celebrations. It I be one great day of festivities ' Columbia, county. ' 'hose who find themselves unable 'loosen up" and be happy during of the grand "fiesta" had belter I 'the "medico" quickly, because conditions indicate something too pus for ordinary home remedies KOWN-Cl I U1STI ANSEN her Drown of Yankton, Ore., and .Mario Christiansen ot Portland, j married at St. James Lutheran ch, Portland, at noon June 1, by J. Allen Leas. tor spending a week at Tllla county resorts, they returned ink ton, whore thoy will make i home. ' Tuesday evening of this week (formal reception was tendered at Somerset Lodge, the home of Hrown's parents, when about ty-flve friends called to meet ride and offer congratulations. 00ms were docorated with roses, delicious refreshments were J- take several days. The Commission ers adjourned to meet Monday at 10 o'clock to award the contracts, . if possible to finish the work in that time. . . What is known as the Base Line ! road. Canyon road and Sandy road, were divided into two units. each and the Columbia Highway Into five units and the St. Helens road into thirteen units. The blda of Je fiery & Button tor 17,000 square yards or about two miles on the Llonton road, where the traffic is heaviest, on stone blocks was $3.10; brick $3.06, the lowest bids received for that material. Mon tague & Rellly Company's, bids on stone ran from $3.00 to $3.24, and on brick from $3.35 to $3.64 on differ ent sections ot the Canyon road. The Warren Construction Company bid a straight $1.19 per square yard, not including a crushed rock foundation, for paving the Columbia Highway. Its bids provided, however, that it awarded certain units only, without other units, its price would be seven to 22 cents higher. So far, the Jeffery & Button Com pany have won every point and it looks very favorable for that concern to be successful. In the event that stone Is given preference on any part ot this work it will mean that the quarries at St. Helens will be put in operation. Any one ot the different units would re quire anywhere from three-fourths of a million to two and a half million blocks. Some several years since a young lady blossoming into womanhood, ac cepted a call aa teacher in 'the Scap poose school, which position she held for several terms, when the young personage was urged to accept a po sition on the teacher's rostrum of the St. Helens school, where she proved to be very worthy of her hire. As the young lady added to ber in tensive knowledge, experience, her ability grew by leaps and bounds, until only a few short weeks ago we find her as the chosen one of the whole populace ot the state ot Oregon as representative to the Women's Peace Party at The Hague, Miss Grace De Graff, who has just re turned to her home from the con ference. Miss De Graff is very glad to be back in her native land and with her arrival she brings to her people a message ot great import, "Every woman who attended that great con ference will not rest while she knows that other women are suffering, that homes are being made desolate and great burdens are falling on innocent shoulders, and all because of this unnecessary war." NOW STANDARD HIGH SCHOOL OFFERING COURSE UNEX CELLED IN STATE. Several New Instructors .TLESIIIP SOUTH DAKOTA PASSES 1 South Dakota, one of Uncle l's fastest battleships, passed rivor Wednesday afternoon on rney from Bremerton Navy to Portland, where the ofllcers ion will participate in some of oso Festival functions. South Dakota has a dlsplace ot 13,680 tons, is 602 feet long is a speed ot 22 knots per hour, ' horse power of 28,843. TIN WHITE WINS RIBBONS FOR ROSES ity Assessor Martin White tt more fame to the county n Saturday when he brought ribbons signifying that his dls- t roses at the Clatskanle Rose had won for him two second and one third prize. White praises the show very that it was one ot the best s he had ever seen. mi Kinney, son of N. E. Kin this city, died at St. Vincent's il, Portland, Wednesday ot thfc Deceased was about 19 years , and had resided here tor six years. He contracted lung i some time ago, which result his death. -The remains were rest in a Portland cemetery, those of his mother. Byron Caples of Waukesha, as been spending soine time at home at Columbia City, visit l mother and other relatives plea has been away from the or a great many years but re here nearly every year on The doctor has been very buc in his practice and sanltor rk in Waukesha, a fact which ny western trlends are pleased WALDEN DILLARD GRADUATE OF ACADEMY Walden DUlard, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. DUlard ot our city, grad uated from the Tualatin academy at Forest Grove Wednesday. He has been a faithful and studious scholar and leaves the school with the high est honors. The academy, merging with the Pacific University after this term tho class of Mr. DUlard la the last that will go forth from its doors. ST. HELENS LOST LAST SUNDAY'S GAME The home team with ar good crowd of rooters, went to the valley town ot Woodland on the launch Eureka Sun day and in a hard fought game was beaten by the close score of 9 to 8. Ballagh's team started strong in the first Inning with one run, but the Woodland club deciphered the old favorite, Stevens, and when the smoke had cleared away, they had seven scores chalked up in their fa vor. However, not dismayed in the least, St. Helens Just kept digging and had the score tied at the end of the eighth. Woodland slipped an other across the pan in the ninth which won the battle. The St. Helens battery was switch- ed in the first inning. Jameson going in the box and Stevens behind the mask, and throughout the balance of the game had his opponents guessing except the ninth, when two hits and an error gave them tiie chance. It was a hotly contested exhibition throughout. The decisions of the umpire, who was a Woodland player in uniform, were very unfair, as seen by all the tana in th grand stand. St. Helens winning two out of three games played with the Wood land aggregation, the next battle promises to be one worth seeing. The home club is playing fast ball and they deserve better patronage from the public than they are getting. With a little encouragement from the New Department for Term Sewing and Domestic Science Under a Competent Instructor. COUNCIL MEETS IN REGULAR SESSION The city council met in regular session Monday night with a full quorum present. After reading of the minutes of the last meeting, Coun cilman Morgus made a report on de fective flues. The City Recorder was ordered to give notice that the chiet of St. Helens Fire department was legally appointed and empowered to enforce all ordinances ot the city rel ative to fire protection and that his orders must be obeyed. A motion was carried that any buildings or parta ot buildings that were located on the streets ot St. Helens should be removed within thirty days after being notified by the city council. A report ot L. E. Allen as chief of the fire department, was read. The report showed that during the past year the department responded to thirteen calls. After being re-elected as chief for another year by members of the department at a recent meet ing, the election was confirmed by the mayor and council. The following bills were allowed and ordered paid: St. Helens Mist, $104; St. Helena Lumber Co., $3.60; National Surety Co., $10; St. Helens Lumber Co., $3.66; J. E. Ramsey, $7; U. S. Despaln, $7.60; St. Helens Telephone Co., $3.64; Grand Cafe, $5; St. Helens L. & P. Co. tor month of February, $169.13; St. Helens L. & P. Co. for month ot June, $163.63. An ordinance regulating the speed ot automobiles and motor cycles, etc., was ordered read and re-read. MRS. A. L. CLARK WINS FIRST PRIZE FOR ROSES Mrs. A. L. Clark, wife of the coun ty judge, was the recipient of a hand some cut glass jardiniere with a sil ver container, for having the best general collection of roses at the Rose Show. held at Clatskanie Saturday. Mrs. Clark was very much surprised on being awarded the first prize, as she had hesitated In taking the roses to the show on account of them be ing more or less inferior, due to the recent rains. Under tietter weather conditions her collection would have made a much better showing. Mrs. Clark also took second and third prize on two other varieties. After much thoughtful and careful deliberation the school board of Dis trict No. 2, at a meeting held last Thursday evening, made their choice ot teachers for the St. Helens High and graded schools for the ensuing year. It was the whole desire of the ' board to choose instructors who were especially fitted for their re spective work, catering aa much as possible to the wishes of the public. The schools ot the district have already taken first rank among the foremost institutions of the state, and with the able faculty that has been chosen St. Helens can well boaBt of an Institution of learning for the coming generation that is unexcelled. In addition to the regular courses of the school, the directors have seen best to add a Sewing and Domestic Science department, tor which Miss Arline M. Botsford has been secured as instructor.- Miss Botsford comes well recommended and qualified for the position. Prof. L. L. Baker, to whom much praise has been given and is due for the manner in which he outlined and enforced the work of the school for the past year, giving such general satisfaction, haa been retained and will be at the helm for another term. Mr. C. E. Ostrander, who graduates from the Pacific Uni versity at Forest Grove this year, has been employed as Instructor in His tory and Mathematics. Mr. Joseph McCoy, who also graduates from the same school this term, will be the teacher of the sixth grade and have charge ot the manual training depart ment and the playgrounds. These gentlemen come to St. Helens by recommendation ot learned men who know them, not only for their special fitness for their work, but their moral worth aa well. The board Is very fortunate in securing the services of such capable young men. Among those who have been retained for their capable services the past year is Miss Dunn, who will assist in the High School department. Mrs. J. H. Collins will have cnarge of the sev enth and eighth grades. Mrs. Geo. Wilson the fifth grade, Mrs. A. B. Lake the third and Mrs. Ira Saurer the second. Miss Paulsen, who grad uates from the State Normal of Wash ington this year, will take the fourth and Miss Genevieve Johnson of Coon Rapids, Iowa, has accepted the first grade, having had three very success ful years in that department. These, with the choice of Miss Ethel Matthews as teacher of the primary department and C. E. Lake of the intermediate departments of the Houlton school, gives the dis trict a corps of instructors of the highest degree of efficiency. SCAPPOOSE WILL CELE BRATE THE FOURTH Scappoose will celebrate the Na tion's birthday on Saturday, July 3, at Watts' grove. The program starts off with a large parade of floats, speaking and declamations, followed by a big picnto dinner. The after noon will be devoted to sports and racing events. That the day will be a success is attested by the fact that several ot the live citizens are at the helm ot the movement. BOUNDARY BOARD MET THURSDAY The District Boundary Board, con sisting of the County Court and Coun ty Superintendent, held the regular semi-monthly . meeting Thursday evening, June 3rd. After having dis posed of regular business the board voted to create a new school district, to be known aa District No. 21. The new district waa taken off the west end of District No. 7, making the new district five miles long and three miles wide.. The patrons already have a good building well equipped. Heretofore this school has been under the jurisdiction ot the Warren dis trict, but being so far away, the pa trons asked the board to make the change. The board also granted a petition presented by J. E. firlckson and oth ers, asking that that portion of Mr. Erickson's ranch which lay in District No. 1, be placed In District No. 7, thus putting all his land in one dis trict, and where his home la.