ST. HELENS MIST, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 21, 1917
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I MIST MISTINGS jj
Mrs. A. F. Barnett visited, friends
In Portland Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. W. E. Lldyard was a Portland
Mrs. E. Lundgren was a Portland
Be sure to attend Ketel's big dance
at the city hall tomorrow night.
Mrs. Von A. Gray and Von Jr. are
in Portland visiting relatives.
We have nice chicken tamales. We
serve them or sell at retail. Mason's.
Mr. and Mrs.- H. P. McCormick
spent Saturday and Sunday lu Port
land. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Shinn visited
relatives in Portland Sunday and
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Conlin spent the
week end with relatives and friends
Hon. Dean Blanchard, of Rainier,
was In St. Helens Monday greeting
Jack Wodmnn and wife went to
Portland Saturday to witness a play
starring Anna Held.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCnrty left
Monday for St. Johns, where Mr.
MeCarty is head calker.
Mrs. E. I. Ballagh and daughters
went to Portland Wednesday to visit
friends for several days.
The public schools will close Fri
day aftern on and will not reopen
until Wednesday, January 2.
Donald McDonald left Wednesday
mornig for Libby, Mont., and will
spend the holidays with friends there.
Miss Eugenia Deming is expected
home tomorrow from Eugene, where
she is a student at the state univer
Mrs. E. B. Woods Invites every lit
tle girl between the ages of 5 and 7
years to come to Woods' candy store
at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon, the
24th, and receive some Christmas
PARAGON FILM Inc.
CECIL MLEMHi'hCNRV HAMILTON
k, WAURICe TOUR NED A
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23
Recial Matinee H and 1 5c
KveniiiK at 0:30 and 8:1.1 10 and 20c
The Dashing Fox Hunt Scene. The Blood Tingling Auto Disaster.
The Race between Auto and Train. The Terrible Railroad Wreck.
The Winning Races at the Track. And a cast headed by Six Big
MONDAY, DECEMBER 24
Jewel Production Inc., present
in a Italpli Ince production
with Wilfred Lucas
from the play by Alice Leal Pollock and Rita Wei man
Matinee, 2 o'clock r, and 10c
Evening . , 10 and 1.1c
Our Line of
is the largest and best in the city.
Liggett's Fruit Cordials
Fancy Chocolates and Bon Bons
All come in handsome Xmas packages. The
'prices range from 25c to $4.00
AND TOILET ARTICLES
A NICE BOX OF STATIONERY
is a gift worth while.
The Plaza Pharmacy
Mrs. Mary Muchow, of Portlund.
mother of Mrs. Von A. Gray, spent
Sunday with her daughter.
F. T. Lldyard, of Eugene, arrived
In the city today and will spend
Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Nice grain fed hens and soft roast
ers for Christmas. Order eraly of A.
M. Williams, two blocks north of
Harry Wilson, U. S. Navy, Is ex
pected here Sunday to spend the holi
day season with his parents, Mr. nml
Mrs. George Wilson.
Why not a new cover or handle
' for that umbrella of yours? We do
all kinds of umbrella repairing. Mod
ern Shoe Shop, St. Helens.
James Kennedy, or Goble, was In
j St. Helens Saturday and stayed over
i to attend the meeting of the Masonic
j lodge, of which he Is a member.
Miss Marcella Richards, of Forest
; Grove, has accepted the position o(
stenographer and clerk in the office
of the county school superintendent
E. K. Hyskell, of Warren, one of
I Columbia county's soldier boys at
Camp Lewis, Wash., was down from
j the army post to spend Sunday with
I his parents.
I We are here to serve, not to be
served. Our aim is to do what you
j want done and do It quick. Make
us prove it. Modern Shoe Shop, St.
I. G. Wlckstrom, of Scappoose, was
I a business visitor In St. Helens Tucs
day. He is planning to buy some
timber and start in the lumber busi-
John Southard Is expected to ar
I rive tomorrow to spend the holidays
j with his parents. He has been at
tending the University of Washing
ton at Seattle.
j Tho steamer Wapama arrived in
'early Tuesday morning, and after
taking on a million foot cargo of
j lumber sailed for San Pedro late last
i night. Purser Jack Pennington had
a house full of passengers to look
Join the Red Cross today. While
humanity bleeds do merciful deeds.
Mrs. Elizabeth Adams returned
Tuesday from Peru, Ind., where she
visited Mrs. J. R. Hilars and rela
tives. She was away from St. Hel
ens about three months.
A Blight mishap to the steam food
nt the mill caused the big plant to.
remain idle Wednesday. During the
past few years there have been very
few Idle days caused by breakdowns.
The somi-anuual teacherB examin
ations are being held at the court
house and are conducted by County
School Superintendent J. W. Allen.
Eighteen teachers are in attendance
F. W. Sobrnn and family motored
to Portland Tuesday. Mr. Sebrnn
was transacting business for tho In
ternational Shipbuilding Co., of Col
umbia City, whore he is master me
Misses Louiso and Rutli Danforth
entertulned 18 of tholr young lady
friends nt a birthday party Sulurday
afternoon at the Dun forth residence.
Interesting games were played and
Harold P. Ross "will leave Monday
for Seattle and spend Christmas with
relatives In that city. Ills mother,
Mrs. Fannie Ross Is now In the
Sound city and will not return to St.
Helens until New Year.
An item in a Portland paper stntes :
thr.t a son was born to Mr. and Mrs
Kenneth Cliff December 16. Keti -
neth Is woll known In St. Helens,
where he formerly lived, and ho Is
a son of Dr. nnd Mrs. H. R. Cliff.
Get wise, have your shoes repaired
while you wait. Best half soles
sewed on In 15 minutes. You are
next. eGt busy. Modern Shoe Shop, dlors and sailors, wo who are obliged
St. Helens. to play our parts at home must feel
Knute Bjorkman was in Portland that any hardships nnd sacrifices en
Saturday and enlisted in the spruce j durod by us are negligible in the
regiment which is now being formed. J uKht of the supremo labors per
Knute thinks he will be assigned to formed by the stalwart sons of the
inspection duty at the now spruce : land. The more we give the sooner
mill which the government will this terrible war will end and the
build at Vancouver. He left Monday : sooner an enduring pence will blazon
for duty. Its course across the now dull liorl-
The steamer Klamnth was report- zon.
ed near the Columbia river bar last
night, en route from San Francisco !
for St. Helens. The vessel Is sched-'
uled to arrive some time today, and
will probably sail for California Mon
Merle Wilson and Mrs. Wilson
came down from Vancouver Saturday
and spent Sunday with Mrs. Wilson
'parents. Merle joined his company
Sunday night and Monday left fur
. some eastern point. For the pres-1
!ens Mrs. Wilson will remain In W'set
' St. Helens.
Miss Pauline Pauls. n. who leaches
In the public schools of South Bend,
Wash., and her sister, Miss Leonora
Paulson, who also Caches school In
Washington, are expected to arrive
In St. Helens tomorrow to spend the
holiday season with their mother,
Mrs. L. Paulson.
; At the recent Shorthorn sule hold
, In Portland, two excellent registered
! Shorthorn calves were purchased by
! A. H. Tarbell, of Warren, and a
yearling heifer at $1050 by G. W.
; Tarbell, of Yankton. Three regis
tered boars have been purchased by
! the farmers of the county.
! Laden with a cargo of 2,000,000
, feet of lumber and piling, tho motor
rossel S. I. Allard left out Sunday
'morning for San Francisco. After
discharging her cargo she will he
turned over to the United Stntes gov
ernment and will be operated on the
San Francisco-Honolulu run
i Elton Kelly, an employe of the
shipyard, was Injured late Thursday
afternoon. In some manner he full
' from the scaffold on which he was
working to the ground, a distance of
about four feet. No one knows how
the accident occurred, but evldent'y
the man was severely Injured and
was taken to a Portland hospital for
further treatment and examination
A coroner's Jury was empanelled
j by Coroner White to Inquire Into the
accidental death of William MacKln-
i ster nnd son, who were killed at
Goble by a S. P. & S. freight train
Wednesday, the 19th. The Jury
visited the scene of the accident and
, convened In St. Helens Monday after
noon to hear the evidence. They
brought in a verdict of negligence
and carelessness for both the parties
The Jury consisted of W. W. Blakes-
ley, Fred Morgus, W. J. Fullerton,
Virgil Stevens, John McKle and Percy
j Harrison. A number of witnesses
Including the train crew, testified as
to the accident. .
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Sebran enter
talned 26 children in honor of their
daughter Ruth's eighth blr'.hdr.y an
niversary Saturday, December 15.
The front room and dining rocm was
artlntlcally decorated with ferns and
holly. Miss Hall, teacher of the sec
ond grade, assisted In entertaining
the children in various games. Re
freshments were served. Those pres.
ept were Dorotha Snelllng, Lellha
Stevens, Jack Baker, Marguerite and
Marie McGorty, Louise Black, Vlr
ginia and Hull Reld, Helen Hoffman,
Mildred Adams, Rose Cram, Helen
Illscy, Beatrice and Edith Lake,
Edith and Hllbert Nelson, Llora and
Marguerite Thomas, Clifford Som-
marstrom, Carl Fanno, Raymond and
Hazel Woodman, Mable Darle, Ana
bel Isblster, Geralda and Ruth Sebran.
RED CROSS PROCLAMA
TION BY GOVERNOR
The governor of Oregon is the first
governor In tho United States to Is
sue a Red Cross proclamation. Others
are expected to follow In rapid suc
cession. Following is llio proclama
tion: "Executive Department, Salem,
Pec. 16, 1917.
"At this holiday season of tho
year when, following time-honored
custom, the spirit of giving prevails
In every home of tho land, It is en
tirely fitting and proper that each
truo American should feel disposed
to give such support as he can af
ford to that great humanitarian arm
of the federal government known as
the Ameriacn Red Cross.
"This is our first Christinas in the
world war. It la our first opportun-i
ity to minglo with the usual holiday
ntmosphero a responsiveness to tho
most merciful and eloquent appeal
for definite service that has over
boon made to human hearts. The
larger part of the so-called civilized
world Is In distress. Thero are pain
ful wounds to heal, torn bodies and
bouIs that need ministry. There Is
I no better, surer, quicker avenue of
relief than through the undenomina
tional agency of the American Red
," 1""'0 "'" ".'es have un
dertaken to mobilize tho heart and
soul and wealth of America 'toward
building up the wounds of a bleed
' "No mattor how much wo may
give for the tender care of our sol-
"Now, therefore, I, James W'lthy
comhe, governor of the state of Oro
gon, by virtue of the authority In mo
vested, do most earnestly commend
the Christmas membership drive of
the Red Cross to the cheerful sup
port of tho people of Oregon and
.... .1 t,nl. lmmrYn t. . v .. . a I. I .1
tne n,poratve necessity of making
this truly a Red Cross Christmas by
giving a Christinas present to hu
manity. Let every Oregon home be
represented In tho great union of the
I "In testimony whereof, I have
hereunto sot my band and caused
Some of the Following
Will Help Finish Off That
After Dinner Clusters
Fancy Black Figs
Popcorn ......... ,
Lettuce, large head
St. Helens Mercantile Co.
the great seal of tho stuto ot Oregon
to bo affixed this 14th day of Decem
HARVEY M. FOWLER
Harvey M. Fowler wns boru In St.
Helena April 25, 1 S56. mid died nt
his homo In (ioblo, Oregon, Decem
ber 1, 1917. Docoused leuves to
mourn his loss a wlfu and two sons,
Edgar of Seattle, Wash., and Ciih
talus of Goble. lie Is survived by flvo
brothers, Marion and James of Rain
ier, Edwntd of Oregon City, Samuel
of Seattle and George of (Ioblo. Do
censed was a member of St. Helens
lodge, A. F. & A. M., nnd bis funeral
wns conducted by members of that
lodgo. Ills remains were laid to rest
in the Neer City cemetery December
3. A largo concourse of friend
gathered to pay their respects to the
deceased, who was well known mid
respected throughout the community.
Mrs. Erniit John, of Llunton,
visited her mother, Mrs. Wm. Drew
Strayed 3 Ilolsteln spring belf
era; ed horned, unmarked. M. II. Mc-
Whlnnny, Perry llouso No. 1, Houl
ton. Ore. 1-tf
SA T. DEC. 22
du -flour Past . Ckom,
VERY MERRYX AND MOST HAPPY
.CHRISTMAS VNEW YEAR
$1.40 per box
30, 40, 50, 60c
25 and 30c
; . . . . 15c
( . 1 7 Jc
5 and 10c
For UouU-lgcnt laxui Ulwn
Warren and St. Helens, nr X rl.
houHo alone, Address n, w , .
S,um v tPo rt la
FINAL AtXXH'NT AN I Vutm
IN Tlllfl COUNTY COURT OV tiiv
STATU OF, OREUON FOli (V.
UMLIIA COUNTY. U
In the Matter of tho Estate of j(llln
W. lloyd, Deceased. n
Notice In hereby given: That (lu.
A Hoyd, administrator of th 1 ol
of John W. lloyd. decersed' har r
.hired and presented for flnul ,,
liiunt. and ti ed In .,i.i .7
final account of his administration
of said estate, together with hi.
port nnd petition for final dHlirC
lion, and that Saturday, the it
I . , "" r " i iwo o'clock
In the afternoon nf miii ,i. .. ..
court-room of said court at ti'l0 CoU
luillufl In unl,t ...... i 'ui
nnd appointed ns the time and 1,1,
for settlement of said account and
"ho hearing of said report nnd dm
tlon, at which time nnd place mv
person interested in said estuto niav
rppear nnd Ilia his exceptions In
writing, to the said account, nnd con.
test the snmo.
Dated this 20th day of December,
1 9 1 7.
Unto of first publication Decern,
her 21, 1917.
GUY A. HOYD,
Administrator of the Estate of
John W. Hoyd, Docnsd.
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