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ST. HELENS MIST. FRI DAY, JULY 30, 1915.
4 -4 ' 1 warren. r ITTr 1Ul SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT County Ofllclals Make Financial Showing for Six Months. Scrat-annual report of the Sheriffs office (or the six months ending June 30, 1915, showing taxes and fees col lected by months, amounts turned over to treasurer, and balance on hand, July 1, 1916. Amount Collected. Jan., 1915 Taxes, J14S5.57; tees, $25.00. Feb., 1915 Taxes, 677.02: fees, $28.60. March, 1915 Taxes, $11,U09; C. of D.'s, $274.88; fees, $55.30. April, 1915 Taxes, $13,997.9'!; C. of D.'s, $60.81; fees. $73.65. May, 1915 Taxes. $1952.00; C. of R.'s, $25.00; tees, $33.80. June, 1915 Taxes, $16,381.02; C. of D.'s, $143.37; C. of R.'s, $44.56; fees, $9.40. Total taxes, $46,453.28; total fees, ' $225.75; total amount money col lected. $46,679.03. Money Turned Over to Treasurer on Account Taxes and Fees. January, 1915, $1927.09; Febru ary, 1915. $577.24; March, 1915, $11,362.15; April. 1915, $12,161.35; May, 1916, $4486.60; June, 1916, $1098.79; total, $31,593.23. Amounts collected $46,679.03 Amounts turned over ... 31,593.22 Balance on hand $15,085.81 State of Oregon, County of Colum bia, 88. I hereby certify that the above report is correct to the best of my knowledge. E. C. STANWOOD, Sheriff. By Chas. Brown. Deputy. Endorsed: Filed July 21, 1915. A. F. BARNETT, Clerk. By H. E. LaBare, Deputy. Senil-Annual Ileport of County Treas urer. Of Columbia County, Ore., of mon ey on hand, amount received, and amount paid out, for the six months ending June 30th, 1915: Cash on hand as per last report, Jan. 1st, 1915, $123,344.40. Taxes received from Sheriff, Gen eral Fund, $12,067.12; do. County Road, $8451.46; do. Spec. School, $4256.81; do. Spec. City, $310.80; do. Spec. Road, $8181.95; do. Road Districts. $164.17; do. Spec. Road No. 7. $34.35: do. Fire Patrol, $13.80; total, $33,480.46. Taxes received from Assessor, Gen. Fund, $727.21; do. Spec. School, $494.85: do. Spec. City, $211.98; do. Road Districts, $590.14; do. Spec. Road No. 7, $8.14; total, $2032.32. Taxes Collected by County Treas urer, Gen. Fund, $82,610.82 do. Spec. School, $36,732.16; do. Spec. City, $5122.24; do. Road Distrtcts, $66,460.14; do. Spec. Road No. 7, $5814.34; do. Int. of Road, $4.47; do. Fire Patrol, $220.02; total, $196,964.19. Clerk's fees, $1902.10; Sheriff's fees, $318.55; Transfers, $32, 194.82; Justice Court, fees and fines, $160.50; Reporter's fees, $10.00; In terest on money deposited in the banks, $1479.75; Money held in trust. $599.19; Justice fines. Fish and Game Fund, $50.00; Motorcycle Fund, received from the State, $347.88; A. E. Harvey, Co. Commis sioner, rock sold, $132.10; D. C. Kirby, Supervisor, return of road money, $30.63; From Co. Clerk, Spec. Road Warrant No. 2198, for $50.00; L. G. Titus. Co. Engineer, rock sold. $58.60; From the state, refund for survey, $14,954.36; From Co. Clerk, Spec. Rd. 3364, and Gen. Rd. 2198, for $11.02; Special de posit, W. D. Case estate, $17.41; From the State, one-half the bounty on wild animals, $135.00; Returned from S. D. No. 7. amount overpaid, $184.30; From State, 5 per cent of U. S. land sales, $40.41; John Farr, for gravel, $4.50; Interest returned, overpaid on Co. Road Bonds, $22.60; Costs, in case of State vs. Lewis Jar vi, $4.80: Costs, expense viewing Abel, Matilla road, $33.40; From the State, County Fair purposes, $871. 60; Discount on auto tires, bought by Co. Court, $16.00; Maps sold by the Co. Surveyor, $4.50; G. Wilson, one half expense of meeting of Co. Court, $9.20; L. G. Titus, rock sold to Erickson, $18.00; total on hand and collected for the six months ending June 30, 1915, $409,482.49. Paid out during the b!x months ending June 30, 1915: General Fund, $68,017.58; County Road. $57,296.44; Special School, $39,364.10; County School, $29, 924.62; Bond Funds, $64,845.29; City, $5511.12; Old Spec. Road, $662.16; 1914 tax in Road Dist. No. 1, $2294.17; No. 2. $9574.69; No. 3, $914.84; No. 4, $1437.19; No. 5, $451.97; No. 6, $336.17; No. 7. $451.57; No. 7, Spec, $856.60; Trust Fund, $3446.32; State School, $24.04; County Fair, $871.60; Fish and Game Fund, $75.00; Special De posit Fund, $68.69; Fire Patrol, $237.74; Soldiers' and Sailors' Indg. Fund. $91.50; By Transfer, $32, 194.82; Cash on hand. June 30, 1915, $90,534.81; total $409,482.49. State of Oregon, County of Colum bia, as. I hereby certify that the foregoing Is a true and correct statement of the amount of money on hand, the am ount collected and the amount paid out, for the six months ending June 30, 1915. R. S. HATTAN, Treasurer of Columbia County, Ore. Endorsed: Filed July 27, 1915. A. F. BARNETT. Clerk. By H. E. LaBare, Deputy. Reml-Anntial Report Of the County Clerk of Columbia County, State of Oregon, showing the amount of claims allowed by the County and Circuit Courts of said County, for what allowed, amount of warrants drawn, and amount of war rants outstanding and unpaid, from the first day of January, 1916, to the 30th day of June, 1916: Roads, General County Fund, $4563.74; Registrations and elec tions. $28.80; Sheriff's office, $2317.- 77; Clerk's office, $1825.11; Treasu rer's office, $1452.39; Assessor's office. $2040.47; Court House, $1580.98; Circuit Court, $2673.39; County Court or Commissioners, $2679.70; Justice Courts, $312.46; Coroner, 233.38; Insane, $94.76; School Supt., Institute, etc., $1187.24; Health Officer, $60.00; Fruit Inspector, $187.05; Indigent Soldiers, $90.00; Widows' Pension, $1070.00; Care of Poor, $3143.73; Jail, $310.65; Tax Rebate. $20.78; Scalp Bounty, $169.00; Sealer of W. and M.. $166.01; Fire Patrol, $S97.04; Indemnity, slaughtered cat tle. $343.75; total, $27,474.33; Amount of unpaid General County Wurrants, $31,949.46. . State of Oregon, County of Colum bin, ss. I, A. F. Barnett. County Clerk, in and for the abovo named county an'l state, do hereby certify that the fore going Is a truj and correct statement of the amount of claims allowed by the County and Circuit Courts of said County for the period of six months ending on the 30th day of June, 1915; on what account the same were allowed, the amount of warrants drawn, and the amount of warrants outstanding and unpaid on the General Fund, us the same op pears upon the records of my office and in my official custody. Witness my han.l and the seal of the County Court afUxed this 13th day of July, 1915 A. F. BARNETT, County Clerk. By H. E. LaBare, Deputy. (Seal). Endorsed: Filed July 19, 1916. A. F. BARNETT. Clerk. By H. E. LaBare, Deputy. Senii-Annual Summary Statement Of the financial condition of 1 the County of Columbia, State of Oregon, on the 30th day of June, 1915. Liabilities. Amt. of Gen. Fund warrants un paid Jan. 1, 1915, $28,668.35; Amt. issued from Jan. 1, 1916, to June 30, 1915, $27,474.33; Amt. paid from Jan. 1, 1915, to June 30, 1915. $34, 177.22; Amt. cancelled by order of County Court, $6.00; Amt. unpaid June 30. 1916, $21,949.46. Amt. of Gen. Road Warrants un paid Jan. 1, 1915, $2620.97; Amt. issued from Jan. 1, 1916 to June 30, 1915, $72,755.78; Amt. paid from Jan. 1, 1915. to June 30, 1916, $72, 757.04; Amt. unpaid from Jan. 1, 1915, to June 30, 1915. $2619.71. Amt. Highway Bond Fund War rants outstanding, $650.26; Amt. Special Road Fund Warrants out standing, $472.67; Amt. Bonded In debtedness, $360,000.00; Amt. Agen cy Funds liability, $16,945.69; Amt. balance State Tax due from County, $24,124.22. Resources. Amt. cash in hands of Treasurer, viz.: General Fund (County and State), $845.08; General Road Fund, $57,082.63; Special Road Fund, $9338.85; County School Funds, $571.39; Special School Funds, $4125.39; Library, $451.99; Fish and Game, $45.50; Indigent Soldiers, $987.67; Highway Bond Fund, $15. 661.41; Registry and Indemnity, $74.65; Trust Funds, $1041.19; Cities and Towns, $292.66; Fire Pa trol, $16.40; total, $90,634.81. Amt. bal Tax of 1914, Gen. Coun ty Fund, $81,154.73; Amt. bal. Tax of 1914, General Road Fund, $66,478.26; Amt. bal. Tax of 1914. Special Funds, $53,777.20; Amt, De linquent Taxes, 1888 to 1913, less Certificates of Delinq. to County, $27,709.47; Amt. Certificates of De linquency Issued to County, $28, 497.60; Amt. Liens on lands bid in by County, $2805.37; Poor Farm, $7000.00; Court House, fixtures and grounds, $40,000.00; Road Tool Houses, $750.00; Gravel Pits and Quarries, $3100.00; Road Machinery, and Tools, $32,000.00; total. $433, 807.44. Recapitulation. Liabilities $426,762.01 Resources 433,807.44 Endorsed: Filed July 22, 1915. A. F. BARNETT, Clerk. By H. E. LaBare, Deputy. CORRESPONDENCE jj NOTICE. Portion of Ordinance 184. An ordinance providing for regu lating the use, conduct and opera tion of automobiles and motor ve hicles operated upon the streets, strand, public drive ways and parks within the city of St. Helens, to reg ulate the speed of such automobiles and motor vehicles, to prohibit the operation of such vehicles by any person In the state of intoxication, to prescribe the duties of such owners of vehicles In case of collisions, to prescribe penalties for a violation hereof, and to repeal all ordinances or parts of ordinances In conflict herewith. Section 2. The laws of the road everywhere In the City of St. Helens, are declared to be as specified in the following subdivisions: 1 Vehicles proceeding In oppo site directions shall pass to the right, giving one-half of the street to each; 2 Vehicles proceeding In the same direction overtake each other by passing to the left. Section 10. In all passing and overtaking such assistance shall be given by the occupants of the ve hicle respectively to the other as the circumstances shall demand, and each of them shall exercise due care and caution to get clearance and avoid accidents. Every person having control of a motor vehicle, whenever upon the streets of the City, end approaching any vehicle drawn by horce or horses, or any horse upon which any person Is riding, shall operate and manage and cpntrol such motor vehicle In such manner as to exercise every reasonable precaution to prevent the frightening of any such horse or horses, and to Insure the cafety and protection of any person riding or drlvlnr the Kama Anit If onoh hum or horses appear frightened the per son in control ol such motor vehicle shall reduce its speed, and. If re quested by signal or otherwise by the driver of such horse or horses, shall not Droceed further tnwnrl n-h n. lmal unless such movement ha nnn sary to avoid accident or Injury, or until such animal appears to be under control of its rider or driver. Sec 13. Every motor vehlrln hnll be run at a rate of tpeed at no time greater than is reasonable and proper naving regard to the safety of the public, the traffic and use of the streets then being traveled. Sec. 14. No mn'nr vnhlpla phnll bo driven or operated within the llm- TRENHOLM. Mrs. Arthur Fowlor visited her mother for a week In Portland. Elton Kelley loft this woek for the harvest fields lu Eastern Oregon.. Mrs. Win. Kotol and family re turned Monday from a weok's vliiit In lloulton. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Whtttonbol made a flying trip to Trenhulm the past week on business. Mrs. Chas. Hein Is entertaining tier nephew, Mr. Fred Rheluhardt of Aberdeen, Wash. Mrs. McAloy passed Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lou Smith of Happy Hollow. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Tatro moved to Eastern Oregon last week en route for the harvest Holds. Miss Juinietta Shnngle left Sun day for Portland, after a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brown and family. Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Foster and family have moved to Portland, where Mr. Foster expects to got work. Mrs. Wm. Ketel and family mo tored to lloulton with Clydo Holn, where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Lowe for a week. Two new families are installed here, coming from Portland with honvy teams to haul bolts for the Western Cooperago Co. Mrs. S. J. Churchill and son, Sam, Jr., visited Mrs. E. A. Crouse Sun day, motoring to Trenholm In the evening with Clyde and Mario Helu. Clyde and Marie Hein end Mr. and Mrs. Potts left Saturday evening for Portland In their machine, returning Sunday evening. Mrs. Potts and daughter remaining for a few days' visit. Mrs. O. D. Kyle entertained Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Brown, Miss Brown and Mrs. II. B. Lewis, Master Brown and Miss Juluteta Shangle on Friday with ono of her famous chicken din ners. A dance was given at the hall Sat urday evening by the bolt cutters. Music was furnished by the Misses Smith of Happy Hollow. It was well attended, especially by the young people, and a Jolly timo reported by all. Mr. and Mrs. John McAllister en tertained Tuesday evening In honor of Miss Shangle, with a chicken din ner. Inter enjoying a raft ride on the pond by the light of a bonfire. Thurs day evening Mrs. Henry McAllister gave an old fashioned candy pull. Mrs. Frank Olsen and Mrs. Samuel Churchill motored to lloulton with Clyde Hein the past week en route to Portland for a week's visit with Mrs. Olson's mother, Mrs. John Raymond. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Chrlstensen for a few days and saw the new Western Cooperage mill at St. Johns, which is a modern plant In every way and run wholly by elec tricity. It Is fast nearing com plot Ion and will soon start operations. YANKTON. Mr. and Mrs. Churchill spent last Saturday In Portland. A dance will be given on Saturday evening, July 31, In the Red Men's hall. Mrs. Clinton Scott is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Boney, In Idaho. Rev. Snyder of Houlton, was a guest last Sunday in the home of Rudolph Karth. Mrs. Andrew Thomas' sister of Salem, Ore., spent a few days vis iting with her mother. Mr. Spence and family, who have been living near the Yankton cross ing, have moved to Masten's camp. Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Dupont of St. Helens, with their children and Mr. Dupont's parents, visited at the home of Rudolph Karth one after noon of this week. Harvesting Is beginning now In full force. I Miss Ruth Peterson spent Sunday at homo. Mrs. John Nelson of Portland. Is visiting friends hero. I Tho Warren tennis club mot at N. F. linker's homo July 2Uh. I Tho Dorcas Boolety held nn loo cream social Monday evening. 1 Services will he lield at tho Kvun gollcal church Sunday evening. Miss Agnes Kennedy of Beaverton, Ore, Is visiting with relatives hero. The Dorcns society will meet at Aug. (Arson's homo Saturday after noon. Otto and Allto Krlrkson, who aro residing in Portland, spent tho week end at homo. Ernui and llobhlo (Irowell of Kolso, Wash., are vlnlllng at tho home of T. E. Growcll. Tho Ladles Aid of tho Evangelical church met at Mrs. Jenson's horns Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Turry of Moro, Ore., are visiting at tho homo of their son, Mr. John Tarry. Tho Ladles Aid of the M. K. church will meet Friday, tho 30th, nt Mrs. N. F. Baker's home. Tho Misses Kllu Mulir and Elsie Kulherg left last Saturday to spend a week at the exposition. Tho Misses Hermlua and Elvira Borgland spent tho week end visit ing their bisters In Portland. A birthday surprise party was given In honor of Miss Ilertha Ream Monday evening. It was attended and enjoyed by a largo crowd of friends. The Rod men Wnpato Tribe No. 63, held their regular encampment Sat urday evening, nt which tlmo the newly elected officers wero Installed. They wore: Suchem, A. L. I-nrson; Senior Sugamoro, Elmer Duncan; Junior Sagamore, Km II Neumun. Past Sachem K. V. Ijirsen was chos en to represent this trlho at tho en campment of tho Great council, which Is to be held at Tillamook. 2 Premo The only camera ou the market for ama teur photographers. We haudle a com plete line of Prkmo ami koclalc goods. ;.rjS-4T .,ii J I o PLAZA PHARMACY The Rexall Slor Ol 101 Bs.nl BuiMin, REUBEN. All Work Guaranteed. Estimate FurnitheA R. CONSTANTIN PLUMBING, HEATING, SHEET METAL WORK. St. Helens Orgoa Livery, Feed and Sale Stable DRAYINC AND TRANSFER All Business Promptly Attended To PHONE IS OR 12 WM. H. DAVIES ST. HELENS, OREGON Prop. J. M. Lindsay, J. W. Patrick and; W. 11. Wagner attended the 0. A. R. post nt Rainier Wednesday. ! Tho farmers In thin vicinity have' about finished putting up their hay crop for this season. They report an ' over average crop. I 8. I. Alexander has taken a con-J tract to haul the cord wood that wasi cut on the Frank Welter place to i Goblo, to bo shipped to Portland. J. H. Cronklto of St. Helens, has charge of tho carpenter work of the St. Helens logging camp, located near Yankton. New buildings are being put up, and a number of men are employed putting In the logging rullroad. Tho following officers were elect ed by Coble Camp No. 562. W. O. W., for the ensuing term: C. C, D. Asher; Clerk, Frank Welter; Hank er, Philip S. Linton; P. C. C, K. H. Volgt; A. L., T. L. Jenner; Escort, Robert Jack; Sentinel, Nick Welter; Managers, Sidney Johnson, Ed Graham. GEO. II. BH1NN, Pres. L. R. RUTHKItFOltD, At Columbia County Abstract Company ST. HELENS, OREGON The only complete abstract system in Colum bia County, Oregon. BEST WORK LOWEST PRICES 1 In the Midst of Plenty its of the City of St. Helens at a greater rate of speed than 16 miles per hour, nor over any crossing or cross-walk within the limits of the City at a greater rate of speed than 10 miles per hour. Sec. 15. No motor vehicle shall be moved, run or operated on the streets of the City of St. Helens, by any person unable or incapable to control the same with due regard to the safety of the public and other ve hicles, provided that In all cases any person in a state of Intoxication deemed conclusively Incapable and unable to operate and control the same. 8oc. 4. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance and who shall be convicted thereof, or who Bhall plead guilty to any com plaint for the violation thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $5.00 and not more than $50.00 or be Imprisoned In the City Jail not less than 3 days nor more than 26 days, or both at the discretion of the City Recorder; for the second offense he shall be punished by a tine of not less than $10.00 and not more than $100.00 or be Imprisoned In the City Jail not less than five days nor more than 60 days, or both. For the third offense he shall be punished by a fine of not less than $30.00 and not more than $200.00 or be imprisoned In the City Jail not less than 16 days nor more than 100 days or both. THAT NEVER FAIL We aro now prepared to now AITOMATH! LAMP attached to any stylo of car turn and one light straight, turn around a corner, up tho road you always have light operates Independently us demonstrate to you. fit your automobile with ths tXNTKOIJ4, which can t mado. (ty having one nxnl regardless of which way yo a lane or an obstruction to the light ahead of you. Kick of the other. Call and let Carolina Maria Enf ins Repairing. CITY GARAGE St. Helens, Orf.com one still mav be In doubt what in out but there Is little doubt when ourl bread and pastry are around. Thoy ! are appetizing in themselves and ere-! ate an appetite In old and young, I because of their delicious taste and i Positive DUrltV. We nn von th trouble this warm weather of making pies, cakes and pastry at home for ours excel all others. ST. HELENS BAKERY on A Money Saver Having secured a large ship ment of new tires at a reduced price, I will put them on at lower prices for the next six weeK3. I will pay freight charge; one way on all work sent to me from out of town and guarantee prompt delivery. ' Robenolts Shop i HOULTON, ORE. Phone 114. ,m , EASTERNandCALIFORNIA EXCURSIONS Via The North Bank Road Direct Itoufes (,lm I ted Trains 8t Paul, ClilrK. HL UmU "THE VtiltTir in IKF.HH" DAILY, I V CONJUNCTION WITH TUB GIIKAT NOKTII' KltN Oil NOIITIIKKN PACIFIC II. R. AND BUUMSOTON IlOlTK. Dally VnUl Ke.iteml.er 80 Keturn IJn.lt ()ctol)cr 81. .9II3.H IOH.RO Atlantic City Daltlmore . 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