- " ST. HELENS MIST. FRIDAY. MARCH 16, 1917 J
J. L. WILLIAMS & SONS
Kurcnuuira to Perry & Graham
A Full and Complete line of General Merchandise
The Dependable Kind
Dry Goods, Shoes and Groceries
Give us a trial and you will be satisfied
Phone 34 WEST ST. HELENS. ORE.
A JV A JV A A A AAA A AJ
GEO II. SHINN, Trea.
1.. R. RUTHERFORD, Sic.
Columbia County Abstract
ST. HELENS, OREGON
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bia County, Oregon.
S. HEUMANN. Prop.
PURE FOOD BAKERY
WKST ST. IIIXKXS, OUKGOX
DKMVF.H ItHKAl) HOT KKOM TIIK OVKX TO Vol'
PASTRY OF ALL KINDS AND
FANCY CAKES A SPECIALTY
Ask for Pure Food ltrcatl itt the leading grocers:
A. T. Kiblun, Perry & (iraliain, A. S. Harrison, Williams .Si Hall
Co., Italian Importing '!., Oscar Krickson, Warren Ore, ltread
and Pastry, Central Confectionery, V. II. IJroner, Prop.
Place Your Order
Ve advise you to place your order now for
the Ford car you want for this summer. You
stand a better chance ol getting prompt de
livery by so doing.
5-Passenger Touring Car - $415.70
V. O. B. St. Helens
Sold on reasonable terms.
INDEPENDENT AUTO CO.
ST. HKI.KXS, OKK.
GOLD FISH-GOLD FISH
GOLD FISH JARS
Lots of Them
Come and See Them
The Plaza Pharmacy
A. T. KIEL AN
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes
Our Prices Are Right
Our Goods Are Right
Houlton (West St. Helens)
J. 0. Watts was a Portland visitor
Fred K. Getclioll and wife, of Van
couver, It. ('.. spent Tuesday III town.
Mrs. l.ellu llushmun visited tier
sister, Mrs. 'Myrtle Kakln, III Seattle.
Juj ltonnell lias been mi (Toil n n
from another relapse Iho past few
Mrs. I.ou Allieo Ma.vnard. of Mon
mouth, wub CillliiiK ou friends hero
Goldio Giewell spent Sunday In
Pirtland. the guest of Marjorie
Word was received hero of the
death of Grandma lloven, of Coble,
Win. Fulleitori. of Warren, Nas
greeting old-time friends on our
streets last Wednesday.
Mr. Mllloy hus installed u new but
termilk refrigerator In his establish
ment. Now get a drink.
John Huschimin is ou the road to
recovery and has been taken from
the hospital to his home.
Mrs. Morgan, who has been in a
Portland hospital for a few we, k.i,
was brought homo Sunday.
A. Stump is suffering from heart
trouble and other ailments which
causo his friends some worry.
Mr. Ouks received a telegram in
forming 1 1 i I ii of the death of his
father, who lived In Nebraska.
Fred I'hlman visited his brother in
Portland mid took In the meetliiK of
tlei Northwestern Dairy Association.
John Wattsoit, last Wednesday, at
tended the funeral cf his friend
Henry Melster, who was shot unil
killed in l'ortluud.
James Leonard is fighting the grip
while ho Is enjoying a vacation ut
heme. We hope the fight wou'l l.isi
Mrc Alico I lattan and daughter
Gene, of Portland, spent Sutuid.-.j
with her mother, Mrs. I.. Tidcombo
.Mrs. Edilh, Patton. of Salem, u's.i
visited Mrs. Tlik'oinhe on Tliumliy
and II. Meor, of Portland, spent Sun
day at tho Tidoombo heme.
j Fiiemii; of Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard
Garsi'.go will be Interested to le.irn
! that u stork visited their heme on the
7th. leaving a par of twins a boy
anil u girl. The mother wai; not ex
I pected to live till Saturday, when she
i began to rall.
i F.iri Plerson is the latest to cut his
finger with an ax. Kvrl was taken
o St. Helens for treatment and Is
J. Kovor und A. Kimcr, of Mis
souri, were at the homo of Krank No
vak a few days while looking about
for u location. We understand they
located nt Wood hum.
The Lady Maccabees meet at the
home of Mrs. I.eila P.ushnian next
Friday. Mrs. lieatrice McKay will
be prepared to teach the ladies the
The basketball game between the
it. Helens and Scappoose high school
;irls was exciting. Tho scoro nt the
;lose of the panic was 9 to 9. Then
they played five minutes more and
he score was 12 to 10 In favor of
Anton Dahruva, cf Hint, Mich.,
and James J. Kahoen, of Chicago,
were vbiting ut the home of Krank
N'ovak and are looking for a location
ror a permanent licmo.
The church dedication services will
he held tho 2f.th. A big turnout Is
expected from Portland pud other
towns. Special music Is being pre
pared. Dr. Hatfield telU us ho was culled
to attend a patient at Spitzenberg one
night last week, und r.s tho last log
ging train had gone he was doomed
to slay all night. In tho morning he
got up early, ate breakfast and called
on his patient, and was about to start
for the train when lie hoard tho train
whistle and ho was about one-fourth
milo from tho depot. Tho end of the
-tory is that he walked home through
crusted snow and for days he could
not tell which bono or joint hurt tho
From an account In a Portland pa
per we learn of the death of Mrs. Car
lie Davis, on Monday. Mrs. Davis
was the widow of D. T. DavU, who
wuri accidentally killed at Scappoose
by being throwif and dragged by a
horse while after cattle to butcher
for our market, of which he wnB pro
nrlutor. Grief over his death was
partially tho causo of her death.
Friends hero extend sympathy to the
son, who Is a young man yet In
Dr. Hatfield became quite, confi
dential and told un that ho had
opened up hH pUrso strings and
hrught Komethlng. yt, ,0 ud. H
says his eastern friends had long ngo
urged him to buy a typewriter In
order to save their eyoslght, which'
was becoming dim from tho strain in
Tying to decipher his ietters. Then
he ay8 his friends here began to
Insist upon his purchasing a typo
writer. He put it off as long as pos
sible and one day lust week lie was
in Portland and saw a bargain
counter. Yes he did. und his wife
was not along, and he has no ono to
blanio It on, but he Just looked at
that machiiio and it looked so good
and rhone so bright and .tho price
(Oh! we forget; we wasn't to tell)
-hut he bought It at bargain.
On last Thursday evening Mrs. Jim
Kveisclo began to feel Indisposed:
on Friday she was worse, but not
considered serious, lly Saturday she
became much worse. On Sunduy
morning she was taken to Portland
and underwent u severe operation.
No hopes were entertained for her
lecovery. On Tuesday she passed
uwi.y, thus being relieved from the
terrible agony she had suffered. Her
four little ehlhlren are all sick In
bill, being cared for by friends. The
sympathy of the entire community Is
extended to the husband. Obituary
will appear next week.
Ono of the largest social events
ever held In Scappoose was the
shower given in honor of Miss Hazel
M. Watts on tho last Saturday In
February. The husteases were the
Mosilnmos Jainea Ponieroy, D. Crow
ley and ffussel Niblock, who received
the guests at the limine of Miss Watts
Tho guesls, over twenty-five in num
ber, presented Miss Wntlti with a
beautiful array of gifts, including the
finest of hnnd-niiido linens, also cut
glass, china and many other useful
ind handsome articles. Clever verses
accompanied each article showing the
originality of the giver us well as
conveying the friendship unit hearty
best wishes for tho reclpelnt. A pro
gram consisting of vocal solos by
Mrs. Ida IturiiM, of Portland, and Miss
Helen Watts; readings by Mrs. Wash
burn anil Miss Crow; a trio by the
Misses Johnston, llagey mid Helen
Watts, und piano solos by Miss Hazel
Watts, was rendered at Intervals dur
ing the afternoon. After ihu opening
of the gifts a most delicious lunch
was served by tho hostesses, lle
shles a large number of friends and
relatives from Scappoose who wero
present there was a number of friends
from neighboring towns: Mrs. Day.
Mrs. Dlllard, Mrs. Doming, Mrs.
Oharl'vi lllakesley, Mrs. Jacob George,
Mr.i. It.iy Morton, Mm. Rutherford,
Mr:i. C. Johns and Mrs. Ishister, from
St. Helens; Mrs. Perry, Mrs. Itoy
Price, Mrs. I. Hums, from Portland;
Mrs. Trow und Mrs. Clark, from Itnlu
ler, and Miss It nth Duncan, from Tho
Dalles. Miss Wutts will soon bo mar
ried to Itev. Vernon W. Cooke, pas
tor of the First Congregational
church of Wllmautic, Conn. Mr
Cooke was pa.dor, of Hie Congrega
tional church of Scappoose while at
tending Portland Academy. Ho Is a
graduate of P. A. Whitman and Yale
CM leges. Miss Watts Is a graduate
of P. A. and Welksley College of
Wcllcslcy, Mass. She is aso an ac
compishcil musician. She Is the
daughter of Mr. und Mrs. J. G. Watts,
pn ininent citizens of Si appose, Ore
gon. Guests, including men friends,
UiiciiKhont the evening, among the
number being Dr. Kilwin lioys r st
Helens, an old friend of the family,
who came to extend to Ml Hazel
IiIr best wishes.
debating of the uuoutlon, "ItoHolvod,
that the welfare of Kurope ' t
stake' during tho Second Punlo war."
Thu affirmative won. Its victory wau
principally duo to tho careful and
merciless rebuttal of Alphous Well
The Christian Endeavor met at Its
regular meeting last Sunday evening
and 2tl members wero enrolled. Hey.
Ilowersox was present and led tin
meeting. Tho Httonduiico was un
usually good and the Inters! In the
meetings of late seems to bo Increas
ing since Vice President Ralph Tar
bell has been acting as leader.
The Swedish Singing Club Colum
bia, under the direction of Professor
Swcuron of Portland, will give a con
cert at Krickson' ball Sunday ofter
ui on at 3 o'clock. They will lie us
flFted by Mrs. Win. Olson Skuus a
sololrt, and Mrs. Julia Helen" Siven
,'oii, vit I In Ut This will he a rare
treat to those who appreciate good
music and Is well worth the adinls
t ion fee of f0 cents for adults, 2u
cents for children under IX yenra,
and children under It) years wBI b i
free of charge.
About three hundred Warrenltes
and friends attended (he benefit con
cert and basket social given by the
school last Friday evening. Tho fol
lowing piogrnm wau rendered: Selec
tion, H S. Clco Club; I ledum Hanar
do Del ('orpin, by" Ijuirence Andci'--.on
; plena solo, "II Tr(vniloro," by
Martha Uyser; special selection by
Primary chorus; trio selection, cor
nets and clarinets, Alphoun and limi
ne) Wellborn and Frank A. Hoyt;
one-act sketch, "An Old Fashioned
School;" piano duet, M lures Martini
Kyser and Mary Thluias; comedy
musical, "Masaa's Runaway," aider
lion, II S. Glee Club,
The Swedish Singing Club Colum
bia of Portland will render the fol
lowing program at Krlckson's bull,
Sunday afteimon, March lit, ut 3
o'clock: (a) I'rainat. I llroder,
Muekle; lb) ltosebud, Charles Swell
son, S. S. C. Columbia; vocal solo,
"Slen Hture," Stc nhummar, llert Nor
hliul; (a) " Vimilrlngiisaiig," Korllug,
(bl "I Sloiinen." Dormer. H. C
Columbia; vocal solo, 'Over the IIII-'
lowy Sea,' Juile, A. Ilowiiiun; ()
"Saiigarvala," (b) "old Kentucky
Hi me," Foster, S. S. C. Coluillblu;
Koprano nolo, lelecled, Mra. William
Olst n Skans; (a) "Opp. Amaryllis,"
(b) "Kentucky llabe," Gelbel, 8. S.
C. Columbia; duel. (). Tell
Merry Itlrds," White. Messrs. Holt
and llerguian; violin solo, setcled,
Julia Helene Swensoii; "The Jolly
lllai knuilth," Ceil,H. S S. C. Colum
bia; voeul solo, selected, Carl N. Ap-'
peigron; "Mtur Spangled llanner,"
Francis Scott Key, S. S. C. Columbia.
Gilbert Cooper . ,
Krrora In n,
John K ti Inn Hill;
Kosln GUI . .
Krrora In ex.
at Murs ifli.1,1 m 'i
ern building whin, th j
huvn nun rt 4
TRY OUR WANT
Picked up. n twZrwTir
I'uluted white. Porch al
house. Proving ownon,,.?1
lug reasonable ":.T
have anion by applv. .' V,
St. Helens. Oreg,,,,: " 01
lluy your eiru. ..-.i ...
M-. Will la ma' Irapnctoii'IJ
makers. Can book yg , ,
April hatched chlx. I k...
ono tG 00 mill., .i
These Lena are h.-avy-U
..l K II II l Would Mi l
that much OH llm iuol.j 1
want a good liiculmtnr bu,,
i win inure man pay fuf ,J
., ,iAii riux uuirliisl
For Kent -Two frnU,
liouaea. Phone II 78.
For Kul. v.. i .....I.
Purchaser may huve tllt pl,,
herd, na I am Killv ,,, , ,
buslnesa. Dave Cootu, VttH
nun. rnone ion. 6.
For Sale A & imsnPinerJ
inuring auioniolille. Cr (,
condition and tires are toti
iiulck wile will inki! f J00(i,i
V-U, St. Helens.
Fnp ft,,!.. a. ...i..
- . -.." w. I 'I'll? -f.lf I
r,f i (..,.. k..u...i i , ...
rounty. 22 H miles from ti
? U mil.... r. u. ,, . 1
- ...rill ri, I1PIIJU
twenty acres In timber, r
part has been cleared. (Jooii
WllHP T.I..I., u. ,. .
'"I bi. ncita
erty. god auto or sell clinp j
.M.,-nk ull iimiK u)ni
at Mist office, St. Helena. On
For Sato Imhibo clorfr it
hay. oats. wheal- iu
Harred Plyinoulh Ituck nd rj
ingtim cockerels. C. 0. Ii
Warren. Phono 102-7.
For Sale s. C. U I. R J
eitiiig, or new pure ilrtlt
reusonublo. Mrs J W, U
For Sale Three freih air
2-yoar-old Holsteln bull, p Hi
phono 1053. Warren. Ore.
For llent-HouM, frull d
and one-half acres Item mi
Addreaa M. JJ. Miller, 8l
, Miss Klsle Kiilberg (.pent Sunilay
i with her parents here.
Mr. anil Mrs. Joseph Krickson, Jr..
and son visited at the home or A. II
. Hev. J lloweiMix or (lie Kv.illgel
.leal church spent Sunday afternoon
i at the home or K. K. l.arHen.
; Ificlninl Pecker, an agent tor a
: Porth.nd meat firm, li i,,,,.,, milkllll?
i.evoral business trips of late In town.
Miss Mary Thomas and I.ci, Kurr
1 spent Saturday and Sunday In Port
i hind visiting J.,.'s m,.-!,., (J M Knrr
j -Ir.i. C. J. Larson and daughter
lAnna; Mrs. A. Muhr and Charley and
- Krncat Itylander were Portland vis-
! nor . fiat.uriiny. 1
I lidwln Isaacson has b maki,,,,!
, KOiuo fieuuent vtwliu u i
. - l" ocavpouse,
having some dental work done by )r I
Herbert Nelson, of Portland, visit-'
one of h frl,!IlfU linr0i I
Sunday and Monday with K,wln ,. j
ncon, and returned , , lom
The school propnsea to not only
""ease tho number of K,)0,l books
but also to get high Ht.ho(), ,
an.! KukIIhI. reference books for the
lll-rary, which are very much ,,
ouriier sliop and confec-l
loncry ntoro wlllcll ,
'"''nt to tho Krlck building ,
uKllost emiii.ii.in.i .,. . . "
mauZ:," rnly l
A. Nordeen, who recently pur.
chased the Puru Grewell p.ace, s
b-H, I cr t.cay , (Iurlri(( te
week. If ,H conditio,, does not In,
'rve they expect to take him I,
I'ospltal for treatment
We arc glad to report that Mrs. F
M- l oyt has been M.lo to ho Bt church
Sunday evening. We l,p0 tllut , '
next Sunday she wil. ,, t() J
tier class In the h , . '""
., ""H"iu;a c lure h
the class Is very anxious to a !
'r V Sunday school
A special feature of the Itoinun his
t-ry period Friday morilIg w;h";!;o"
Miss Alice Sheehan spent Sunday:
In Portland. j
Arby Mills, of Mlit, was a business i
Mr. and Mrs. Agnet Voss have
moved to Pi rt land.
Mrs. Ilonser, or Vancouver, II. C,
Is vMtlng at the home ut Mra. ('has.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Kltch are In
Goldonilalo, Wash., to alteml the fu
neral of Mrs. Kltrh'a sister. Mrs
Hoody, or Kaliiler.
Mr. end Mrs. Harry Kyle, of Port
land, spent Sunday with MrH. Kyle's
nlother, Mrs. Freeman. Mr. Kyle Is
connected will, tho recruiting station
I" Portland. He reports a large In
creasit In enlistments.
The regular meeting of tho Crow
K ''K'luh, held at the homo of Mrs.
''has. Drown, was well attended. 18
members answering roll call. Mrs
Melinn read an entertaining article
"Kx"l(" Mths About 8lllK(,i
l'"ro;" Mrs. Carey explained about
the electoral college; Mrs. Appleton
gave some Whllcomb Kl,.y R(8.
Mrs. Ailun.s read the orders of the
war department regarding tl0 "Hmp
Spangled lb.nne,;" ,0 r0Hl(lmili
Mrs. Mills, pri-H,,,,,,,, f()r ,0
''"'ration of ll.o club the lumcflts of
Joining the ntalo federation. Three
'tew members w're ..,l,u,. Afl(!r ,
" ""'"" "'' "'id adjournment a
1'lensu.it social hour was spent In
Ci,a-1 "vo ladles tied for
w.r, ,)a""y rf-'"'"nen.s
w to served ,! to complete the
Pl'MHiir... of lll0 day Mrs. I.rown ko
'aked tho members. The next meet
J';1 "'"" ",e home,,, Mrs.
" "rey. Al. member are urged
to be present.
The ceventh ami i.i..i,h .
'"7 Mhool organized
tn.H for a month-j Hpolllng race.
Tho race closed March with tho f.
i 'any Krrors
For Sale First of all; fx
and American Wonder vvi ti
Also llluestem spring tbrJ
Miaileiand Challenge oati. (
sen, Warren, Oregon.
Glberaon'a horse rcmwlj i
nu teed to cure niaiige, Itch, rj
worms. It la nlso a great
heaves li iiiiririi.a tlm hl..y
pared and sold by A. N. 14
l. Helens, Oregon.
Mary Keolan '
Total errors "
Oils Lewis . . 1)ully Errors
Paulino Hummer 1
Total errors . '. 7
llKlHh (;'rai ',
fain Ilutler . n""y Errors
Kobert Uoyd '. '. ', ', 8
For Sale A 2,ri-acro Iritt
1-lnllo from Warren. Soil
fertile and land can be e.itll;
A good county rouil rum
place. It. K. D. rervlre. w
lino nuur. Living s.reiira c'
on place. Price $2,.r,U0; tew
John Dolau, Houlton, OrcgM
furnished house, or room -
for mother and daiighler. t.
Learn shorthand ami t)'H
Sea or phono Miss Alvord, X
For Sulo A saddle pear.
old; reasonable, lininlro M
rlson. Warren, Ore.
For Sale Spring )lnn
cabbage and tomatoes. Othf'
In neasori. If you haveanflj
to ho dona, cull on us.
Greenhouse, Ilramner 4 Son,
On I A 'rtMtjla-NIC
niun ui i i n..'
mure, weight about 1050 K
you have something good
call nn ie uirlln CcorEI W"''
For Haiti Duck egg tot W
from tho kind Hint lay. 0-
ney, Yankton, Oregon.
For Sale Cheap, a good H
liin,l .... '..I .in nr aiM
I'.Ul,,, .111,1. llll v.. -
J. Ulndhart, Itallroiul Addl'
For Sale Cheap. W!i
f...ini..M i.n.,- hfll
t .miiiui; aiiiiiiiiiii"i'i , i-
llllilv nu uiull uu limrlllir 1)010
III Hood condition. H. M. T1
Melons Gnrogo, Phone 67.
J. W. Ha$W
All work done pronj
and in first-class shap1
Give me a trial
SW in TTevvit Bui
nxt door to Ho
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