ST. HELENS MIST. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21. 1917
Issued Every Friday by
THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY
O. D. HEILBORN Vice President
S. C. MORTON Editor
One Year $1.50
Six Months 75
Entered as second-class matter,
January 10th, 1912, at the Postofflce
at St. Helens, Oregon, under the act
of March 3rd, 1879.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
So In the words of .Robert lxuls
Stevenson lot us say: "Little do we
know our own blessedness, for to
travel hopefully is a better thing
than to arrive."
In closing, we wish to thank our
I many friends for their loyal support
I during the past year; their kind as
sistance in many ways, and especial
ly do we thank our, correspondents
for the nows from thoir communities
! which have added much to the news
columns of this paper. We wish all
a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous
; New Year and respectfully hand to
! our subscribers this little Christmas
edition, which in nddition to cele
brating the glad day of the year.
marks the beguiling of Vol. 37.
The Wonderful House
Where Santa Claus
There's a certain large hotel in '
Portland and it is owned by a big I
I man, not big In stature but big in j
; all that is for the public good and i
j big because bis heart is for Ameri-1
j canlsm. At this hotel, a man wear- 1
ilng the uniform of a soldier of the!
"I pledge allegiance to my Flag. ! Vnited States' no n,a,ter whether he j
and to the Republic for which it be colonel or private, is accorded a j
stands, one Nation indivisible, with : hearty welcome. Should he engage 1
Llborty and Justice for All." a room or patronize the dininK room
HOW TO HELP THE KAISER ! Tl 'T' '! '
I that he shall receive a reduction of,
One can help the kaiser very much 1 one-third in the amount of his hotel
in little ways jor grill bill. This fact is not gen-1
Accept these few suggestions to aid erally known, except to the soldiers i
his troubled days. ! , . . , , '
Eat a hearty breakfast, the sort you nnd llotel emlo-ve8- N publicity has,
always do, i been given, but the little man with
T;ke three lumps of sugar instead of the big heart made the order and !
oi5DerfIy tW-L,. , ! sees to It that his employes carry out
Glance through the morning papers, ,, . ... V . ,
ignoring those appeals 8Uch or(ler- Tlle nnme of tlie ho,el
That follow, earnest mendicants, on : ,8 t,,e Uenson, and the man who
one another's heels, ( gives one-third off to every soldier!
Why should one spoil a pleasant day is S. nen8on. If for no other reason. !
wnu iiuugs mat loucn me neart , ,,, ., .,,,,.,,.. , ,, . ,,
Since every penny one withholds ' he should rKhlfu"y e called "Ore
helps William do his part? Bon s First Citizen."
But read instead the pleasant bits, !
advertisements that shiae GYMNASIUMS AM) WORKSHOPS
With laces furs nnd pretty things INt IA 1EI IX PLAN'S FOR CAKE
and chocse your place to dine:; ,.,,.,... ,.,
Put in an easy afternoon upon the! OK IV,l,KI) WL1HKRS.
avenue, i Plans for caring for members of
A matinee, a cup of tea these help, , the expeditionary forces who may be
a.i hLrfhi'7i di?.: . , (returned from Europe unfit for fur-
And when the lights of evenlnc burn ,,, , , , . u ,A
and you have wined and dined I ther servlce Include, beside the ne
Go hear a German opera that ele- cessary surgical nnd medical atten-
vates the mind; . tlon, instruction in the use of In-
- TT,OVLn"T yoN like to
' tt'O thtl U'ONlilfuI J
I land .
H'Acro Santa Vlau$ maket f
!The nnifc unapt and buildlngt f
Filial teith toy from cellar f
t to dome; K
H'nr'O buy thounandt vorfc J
I ifii an, I night f
Making the pretty thing! i
) Santa Clau given,
j Weaving lata eaeh gift their J
J jug and delight, I
In the beautiful home where j
f Santa Claim UrctT
J Over fleldr of li e, onr hillt of j
J ft the ironderful home irflore f
! San la Vlaui dwelh;
Where lin e brighten life trith i
!if.i eternal tfliiir
And the blessed long of i
A. Hart llorton in Ctneinna- i
tl I'ommereial Tribune. j
Among the speakers to be heard
in the war conferences, which are to
be held In every state In the Union
during the next few months, are Sec
retary McAiloo, Secretary linker,
Vice President Marshall, llonry J
Allen. Kubbl Stephen S. Wise, lllshop
Charles D. Williams and Lieut. Paul
Perigord of the French army.
pipe cinch that you won't get uny
thing if you don't ask. In this case
It Is certainly worth asking for and
Council of National Defense has ar
ranged to furnish a badge to every
woman who registers to work In co
operation with the committee.
ADd wefh0me,8lt,dow;a ,a peace!Jured and artificial limbs, and voca-
before your glowing log ,
And knit a cunning sweater for your Uonal trainl"K- T1'e expe-ence of
darling little dog. j Canada and European allies in this
j work has been of great value to the
un7riernQiyfdIymany ,n tliese ' Cnited states government in arrang
One can help the kaiser very much inB its Plans-
in little ways. Ex. j Equipment for heat treatments
and electric and hydro therapy will
j Ably assisted by shippers, the Ore
I gon-Washington Railroad & Naviga
! tlon Company is successfully com
. batting car shortage by heavier enr
j loading. During the month of Octo
I her. President J. I). Parrell reports.
I the company increased its car load
lings over the corresponding month
llast year as follows: Wool, 20 per
cent; coal, 20 per cent; ore, 11 per
cent; lumber, 8 per cent; miscel
laneous products, 19 per cent.
j be provided; gymnasiums will fur-
This issue of the Mist is No. l,JUh opportunity for special exercise
olunie 37, which in newspaper cir-j for reeducation in the use of joints
c'.es means we have passed our thir-, muscles, and nerves which have been
ty-sixth year and entered the thirty-' affected In service; in curative work
seventh. The paper, therefore, has shops the man will perform useful
existed more than a third of a cen-,work which at the same time will
tury. During this period it has made , bring these parts into activity,
nmny friends and some enemies. The aim will be to return every
A newspaper is r. public servant man lnt0 civil life able to be self
in the sense that it makes its living ; supporting and useful, and not de
from the public, but yet it is a pri-- pendent merely upon the pension he
vaie concern because it is conceived will receive from the government,
and maintained to disseminate nsws. j . ,
We realize that the Mist is not! POST ROAD FUNDS
what is considered a great newspa-; It would be a good idea for the
per; there is room for much im- commercial club or, if they cant
proveraent, an improvement that we wake up, for a group of energetic
will steadily try to make. Its ca- citizens of St. Helens and all those
pacity to do good, its ability to , interested in the St. Helens-Pitts-Bather
news and to make a good, ! burg road, to suggest to Benson
clean, newsy paper is dependent upon j Adams and Thompson, state highway
the amount of legitimnte business commissioners, that a portion of the
brought or secured to give it finan-! $70,000 post road money which will
cial strength, or what we may call ' be spent in western Oregon be ap
public support, and in return for this , portioned to the above mentioned
public support a paper gives back j road. Even should they give onlj
to the community ten fold. ! $5,000, it would be just that muci:
The field in which the Mist cir-; towards the ultimate completion ol
culates is growing; the community ' the road which all reulize is not only
life is improving and it will be the an important connecting link, but
steadfast purpose of the Mist to grow : p.n absolute necessity. It won't do
as rapidly as does the community, any harm to ask, and it is a lead
Profanity never did any man the
least good. No man Is the richer, the
happier, or wiser for It. It commends
no one to any society. It Is disgust-
, Ing to the refined; abominable to tlte
Isood; Insulting to IIioho with whom
we associate; degrading to the nilinl;
unprofitable, needless and injurious
I in society. Exchange.
! WEEKLY WAR
War's Demand for Men Willi Scien
tific Training Will I iicrca.ii.
And May Your New Year
TO. iiso De a nappy
Harold P. Ross
Farm and City Loans
Room 11 Bank Bldg. St. Helens. Ore.
Secretary of War Huker urges men
in the scientific institutions to con
tinue their training.
"The government service will do
mand more and more scentlflcally
trained men," said he, "und I hope
those who are In charge of scientific
Institutions will Impress upon the
young men the importance of con
tinuing their studies, except to the
extent that they are necessarily In
terrupted by a mandatory call under
the provisions of the selective ser
T- , ... .
r,vory enon win ue maue to UK(
each student's special training In
connection with specialized occupa
Itiona in the army, to afford technical
jS'udents liable to call as great an
i opportunity through the national
jarmy as if they had enlisted.
United States Now ImjKirtH Argon
1 tinn (lieese.
I In August of this year exactly 99
'pounds of European cheese were im
j ported by the United States, comlnc
from Italy. During 1914, before the
war, 36,900 tons were bought in Eu
Argentina has turned to cheese
making on a large scale, and is now
placing large quantities In the Unit
ed States, although more cheese Is
now being exported than Imported.
In September 1,000 tons were sold
abroad, being distributed to fifty
duty in army service, and of this
number 1,600 aro In France.
An army nurse must bo a gradu
ate of a training school for nurses
nnd must have served for two years
In a hospltul. They are assigned to
duty in the United Slates or abroad,
and preferences are granted when
conditions permit. Nurses who pre
fer not to havo service abroad will
have their preferences respected.
( 'liiiiiiberliilu'w ThIiIcIk.
Chamberlain's Tablets are Intend
ed especially for stomach troubles,
biliousness nnd constipation, und
havo mot with much success in the
treatment of those diseases. People
who bnve Buffered for years with
stomach troublo and havo been un
able to obtain any permanent relief.
have been completely cured by the
use of these tablets. Chnniberluin's
Tablets are also of great ulue f...
biliousness. Chronic constipation
may bo permanently curod by taking
Chnmborlaln's Tablets and observ
ing the plain printed directions with
THE ELECTRIC SHOP, OPPOSITE
wishes to announce that having ho
sured an allotment of Universal
Household Devices of the fumous
Lenders, Krary & Clark manufacture
we will sell them at the same prices
as nre nationally advertised. The
most useful and practical gifts for
any member in the family are In
cluded in the lino. Also other elec
trical supplies and gift suggestions
Lo fit any purse.
See the window.
You will find
Some Answers by Draft lU'Kistrants
Not Open to Public.
Answers of registrants on the se
lective draft questionnaires relating
to health and answers under the head
"dependency," with tho exception of
the names nnd addresses of persona
claimed to be dependent, will not be
open to inspection by the public with
out the consent of the registrants.
Imprisonment for not to exceed
one year will be the penalty Imposed
on anyone connected with the ad
ministration of the selective draft
law who shall make this information
20,000 Graduate Nurses Will Bo Re
quired in Army Hospitals.
With a continuance of the war, iu
the next year at least 20,000 nurses
will be needed in army hospitals at
home and abroad. Of the 0,000
graduate nurses of the country only
3,500 have so far been assigned to
Articles from 5c
Do your slmpping now and avoid
NARCISSUS HULHS IN IIOIJIMY
IIOAES FOR CHRISTMAS
25 and RO cents
HOOKS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
XMAH HEALS AND TAGH
FRAMED PICTURES OF OIL
FANCY DECORATED HALIX FOR
THE LITTLE ONES
Popular Cut Glass
40c to 85c
and other article too numerous to
Our line of Candy for tho holiday trade was never
hotter, therefore if you wnnt tho very best grade
at most reasonable price buy at Mason's.
Fancy Mixed - 40c lb.
Fancy Boxes - 25c to $2.50
A box of Cigars GOOD CIGARS Is u welcome
gift to most men. Wo have a splendid linn to
select from at rensonnblo prices.
DON'T YoRGET WE SI.HVE 1.UNC1I
Chicken Tamalo Oyster Cocktails
And lunches of all kinds quickly served in an
A MERRY CHRISTMAS
Our Bakery Will Have a
Splendid Line of
for Christmas Dinners.
Our Pumpkin Pies
St. Helens Bakery
J. E. ItHiiiHey Phone 05
Mrs. BaseePs Store w St-H lf n
Dry Goods and Notions
Boots and Shoes
Boys and Girls' Rain Coats reduced in price
Boys' and Girls' School Shoes best quality at most
Men's Logger Shoes, $8.75, reduced from $9.00.
CHRISTMAS GOODS AND NOVELTIES
We have a number of Thermometers and Calendars
which we are giving away to customers at our store.
DO YOUR SHOPPING EARLY
R. CONSTANT IN
PLUMBING, STEAM HEATING
and SHEET METAL WORKS
Stationary Wash Tubs and Bath Room supplies.
St. Helens, Oregon
The Electric Shop
wIhIios to announce that bavin socurod an allotment of Universal
Household Devlcnt of tlm famous Landers, Frary & Clark manu
facture, we will soil them at the snmo prices as are nationally
advertised. Tho most useful and practical gifts for any memhor
In the family are Included In the line. Also other Electrical Sup
plies and Gift Suggestions to fit any purge.
SEE THE WINDOW
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