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ST. HELENS MIST, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 28. 1917
Issued Every Friday by THH MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY O. D. HEILBORN. . . . Vice President U,ee8 nearly 2,600 mink "klns a year marten, otter, beaver and mink, al though the beaver Is protected by lew. Large quantities of coarser furs aer produced from the muskrat, skunk and raccoon. The state pro- and Manager. S. C. MORTON Editor Hnrney county alone yielded 10,250 muskrat skins last year. SUBSCRIPTION RATES urvxrvj v ,i,ad One Year II 50 WEEKLY WAR Six Month ! ! i7B j NEWS DIGEST Entered as second-class matter, I January 10th, 191J. at the Postof flee i at St Helens, Oregon, under the act ! of March 3rd, 1879. j COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER KefiiKO OfhVers' Courses When Chance for Immediate Service Might Ite lxwt I Soldiers at the cantonments would rather see service at once on the bat- tie lines as privates than go later as I officers. In many instances enlisted j men eligible for admission to officers' ! training schools have refused to ap . ply because they feared the work j would lessen their chances of immedi ate active service in Europe. In one division, with 380 men to I be selected for traning schools, only 1 40 would annlv The rntnnr w.in ..l1 le?f ll0,ia,nce t0 m Fla&. abroad in camp that th : division ana to the Republic for which it ,j n u . . standi, ona Ntio inHiiKi- .would sail before the work at the uooriy ana justice lor All." tern. Information contained in re ports enable the rroadmlnlstratlon to detect hnnrrilpg, f i?1'ivhhI vft profits, and to know the exact amount and location of feeds in the country. 459 COW-TESTING ASSOCIATIONS That co-operative cow-testing nsno clatlous are successful In this coun try Is shown by the fact that since 1908, when the first assoclittlou wus organised in Michigan, the number has increased steadily to 4 59 ask? clntlons In 40 states. On July 1. l,ott'rt ami Parcels for Ixinenoim' Soldiers Come in Hundreds The postoffice depar'.ment U tell ing of a man nt a cantonment re garding whom that story was clr-i 117, there wore 11.720 herds, with culated that he was lonesome and a total of 211,968 cows being tested had never received a letter since ar-' rt gularly In those associations. The rival in ramp. Then came the del-1 total number of milch cows In the uge. In one mall he received 1.200 ' I'nltod States at that time was 23, letters, 19 special delivery letters' 372,200, of which .91 percent were and parcels, and 54 ordinary parcels, i 'lumbered In these orgarlxations. Investigation showed he could neither ! The ft rut cow-testing association read nor write. He was found sur- wus organized In Newaygo county, rounded by several other soldiers Mich., January, 1906, Is still In ex who were helping him with is mail. : Utence, and now has 30 herds with n total of 304 cows. The following The number of men now being year three new associations were or served by American Red Cross can- guriUod In that state. In 1908 three teens In France is more thau 15,000 wore organiied In Maine nnd one it) a day. ! New York i Wisconsin now leads In the num- $500 REWARD OFFERED ot associations. 81 being ill oper- ! atlon In that state. Other lending A reward of $500 has been offere I states are Vermon. with 47. New school was completed, and not until by tne Seattle Dally Star to anyone York with 43. Iown and Ohio with the men were assured thnt IIib lAiT Wfc. FOIUiET schools would move with the dlvl- The minutes of the proceedings ofgions were the quotas filled. meeting 1 lowing Is their announcement: "The Star offers 500 to nail Red Cross lies circulated by pro-German traitors and In some esses by Just plain fools. "You've heard the He about the logger, who was tue city council at its Monday, February 19, state: "A com-'Only 2 Per Cent of Men Called Seek munication was received from the St. j Nonliazardous Positions Helens Shipbuilding Company ask-j When men called under the select ing that better landing facilities be ive service law reach the canton provided for the boats which daily! ments they are given, so far as prac carry more than 200 men to work ticable, their choice of army service, at the yards. Councilmau Ballagh Infantry is most often preferred, ar suggested that a permanent dock be tillery second, engineer divisions are built at the foot of St. Helens street, third In popularity, and quartermas nnd a committee was appointed to ter's work fourth, meet Wednesday morning nnd in-! Investigations so far made by the vestigate the matter." j committee on classifications of per- The records show that the com-isonnel in the army, which has the mittee met and It w?s the opinion j matter In charge, prove that only 2 that the dock should be built. The per cent of the men attempt to se dock has never been built, though the cure nonhazardous positions, city now has a clear title tn ih no i ter frnnt onH n ,... L . n-u. u..,i..u u-.-i, i ' l ou ve nearti tne lie that the wo- number of men .n.. . ,k i.. i Tk Kii i-,,i,....nt men in the booths, taking member- yard is now double what it was In A base hospital, several of which j 5n,p' Kot fommlselon. February. 1917, and since the Col- ore already in operation overseas. "AU t,,e8e 8lorles cre ,los ,les' umbia City yards started, several consists of the people and material onKinpted by traltor, hundred more men are employed. If necessary to establish and operate a "But tl,ey are carrled "ne the dock was necessary a year ago hospital without asking assistance h y tooi- it is the more nece.ai.rv A .xoent the nrovisinn nf .loiter Thi-I "Every article made by the Hod who can prove any of the vicious 30 each. Minnesota with 26, r.nd stories now being circulated to ham- Pennsylvania with 24. Dur'ng the per the work of the Red Cross. Fol- tear ended June 30, 1917, 95 new organizations were established. Ktomarh Trouble and ConliMiUtn. Those who are afflicted with stom ach trouble and constipation should read the following: "I have never upposed to have found anything so good for stomach written an old lady telling her he had trouble and constipation as Chamber bought the seeks she made for sol- laln'g Tablets. I have used them off dlers. 'and on now fttr the past two yoars "You've heard the lie about the Thev not onlv regulate the anion of The People's Market wishes to exnres trianlra' fnr Um l:k...t .... 1V patronage ten dered us since we opened our market several months aRo We have tried to please the public by Belling first cU, Groceries and Meats at only a fair margin of profit. Thi response of the public has been satisfactory, and we 4p preciate the business given us. During the coming yea, we will so conduct our business as to warrant your con tinned patronage. We wish you A Happy New Year and hope prosperity will be yours during the coming yeaJ THE PEOPLE'S MARKET Phone 40 St. Helens, Oregoi Red Cross speakers who were sup-, posed to be getting rich from Red o j Cross receipts. "You ve heard the lie which tried to brand every worker in the Red Cross as a wa rgrafter. the bowels but stimulate the liver and keep one's body In a healthy condition," writes Mrs. llenjamln Hooper, Auburn, N. Y. should be built. In this matter, pro crastlnation will not pay. OVER 8M NAVAL BUI.DIXG. The United States is now carrying out the greatest naval building pro gram ever undertaken by any nation. More than 800 vessels are under con struction, from dreadnaught and bat tle cruisers of a size never before contemplated, to submarine chasers designed, built and sent abroad im usually means a deserted hotel, an empty village, a group or nuts or a number of large and small tents. VKSSEIJ? The personnel of one hospital which is fully organized and waiting to be sent to France, includes 24 phy sicians nnd surgeons, nearly all of whom are now on active duty at can tonments or hospitals In preparation for their future work. The nurses number 65, all having passed rigid examinations. There are six women i stenoaraDliers and hnokkeeoera Of mediately after the declaration of the 153 enlisted men. 65 are orderlies war. In some case a year has been or male nurses, and the remaining 8S savedin the construction of destroy- j are clerks, bookkeepers, mechanics, er8" land skilled laborers. The base hos- Vessels not expected for delivery ; pital is a little world In itself and until late in 1918 are today In actual, must have cooks, butchers, bakers, service in European waters. Billions : carpenters, engineers, etc. of dollars are Involved in the con- The equipment for this one unit tracts, yet the report says only that cost $140,000. all building facilities are being used I and exceptional measures to acceler- 2,(MM InsM-tors Work to Protect ate construction of certain types' Meat for Soldier and Sailors have been taken. . All meats and meat products for 1 the army and navy are obtained only Recent reports to the railroads' from InsDected establishments and war board from all the railroads in bear the government stamp "Inspect- uie country snow that on December ed and passed." This stamp means 1 this year the excess of unfilled car that every step In the process of pre orders amounted to 117,152 cars, a ; paring the meat has been under the decrease of 22,880 compared to the constant supervision of trained in figures for November this year and spectors. At the camps all products an increase of only 10,000 cars com- are reinspected and laboratory an pared with December 1 a year agoalysis made to show that the foods although the railroads are handling ; have not been made injurious by currently at least 20 per cent more tampering. Throughout the country passenger and freight business tha i ' there are 2,600 Inspectors engaged In j Cross goes to the purpose for which ' 1 1 n .1 .i V n as in iciiutru. "Every dollar you give to the Red Cross goes Into the great humanitar ian task that faces the organization. "Stories of graft and dishonesty in connection with the Red Cross are lies. "And the Star knows they are lies. "That Is why the Stnr today offers $500 to anyone who can prove a sin gle case of grirft or dishonesty In the Red Cross. "Dozens of these stories have been traced down by Red Cross omclals themselves. "Every Blngle story has proven f?.lse! "Yet there are traKors and fools who carry on the Red Cross lies. "The next time anyone tries to peddle a Red Cross He to you. Just tell tha. person to prove It to the Star and get $500." a year ago. , this work. Feed Business Now I'nder (Control of Food Administration Forms of regulations necessary to govern the proper marketing and OREGON'S FUR INDUS TRY YIELDS $100,000 Oregon's fur bearing animals yield u u return or 100,000 a year to ; handling of animal and poultry feed residents of the state, say students In j are now being prepared by the food the schol of commerce. Seventeen ! administration. hundred trappers devote either all As In the case of Industries deal or part of their time to catching fur-jing In staple foods for human cor -bearing animals for market. sumption federal supervision of feeds Oregon's best furs come from the will take the form of a licensing sys- Happy New Year I wish, through this medium, to thank my many friends for their liberal patronage during the past year, and hope I have been able to merit your confidence so that I may continue to serve you in the future. Our motto in the future, as in the past, will be "QUALITY AND SATISFACTION." If you have not received one of my calen dars for 1918 come in and get one. E. A. ROSS Bank Building, St. Helens, Ore. HOGS INCREASE FAST The hog requires less labor, bias equipment, and less capital than any ntfiat farm animal I It makes greater gains per hun-i dred pounds of concentrates than any ' other meat animal. j It reproduces Itself at a more' rapid rate than other animals, uihI ; returns the money invested rapidly.1 As a consumer of waste and by-' products the hog has no rival. By following steers hogs may pick' up the major part of the feed needtd and Increase the profit per steer $8 ' to $9. j The hog enn be raised profitably ' in practically all localities and on al most any type of soil. CANCER IS CURED Capt. P. K. Clark, prominent resident of Polk county, whose addreso Is Route 1, Salem, Ore., tells personal experience. To Anyone Suffering With Cancer: I was afflicted with cancer of the lower Up for one and one half yoars, to my great discom fort and worry. I applied to Dr. S. C. Stone here In Salem for relief. He applied a paste for four days, then a simple ointment, and in a few dnys the cancer fell out. My lip healed up per fectly. I have no sixn of cancer any more. I know I nm forever free from the trouble. Capt. P. F. Clnrk, Route 1, Salem, Ore. Dec. 8, 1917. The above Is but one of Sev ern I cases of cancer I have cured In Salcra recently. S. C. STONE, M.D. Stone's Drug Store 241 North Commercial Street, Salem, Ore. Consultation and Advice Free ASK YOUR GROCER For Bread from our modern, cleanly bakery. You will like it and continue to use it. Cream Rolls, Cream Puffs, Doughnuts, Pies and Cakts WEST ST. HELENS BAKERY S. IIEUMAN, Proprietor Phone B-l 14 West St. Helens, Orteon J. L. WILLIAMS & SONS A Full and Complete line of General Merchandise Dry Goods, Shoes and Groceries SCHOOL BOOKS, INK, PENS. STATIONERY Our customers receive dependable goods at reasonable prices. Give us a trial and you will be satisfied. Phone 34 WEST ST. HELENS, ORE. Livery, Feed and Sale Stable RULES FOR SAVING EGGS i i Poultry raisers are urged to fol-!i low these simple rules, which costJ nu'iiiing oui time ana thought and f add dollurs to the poultry yard re turns. 1. Keep the nests clean; provide one nest for every four hens. 2. Gather the eggs twice dally. 3. Keep the eggs Is a cool, drv room or cellar. 4. Market the eggs at least twice a week. 5. Sell, kill or confine all male birds as soon as the hatching season Is over. . 1 1 n 1 - . 1 1 1 AAAAAAAAAAJ I I ! TRADE AT HOI J 1 . sv tlL Our work and service is as good as you can get in Portland. Let us call for your laundry. St. Helens Steam Laundry Geo. Watkins, Prop. A HOME INDUSTRY DRAYINC AND TRANSFER All Business Promptly Attended To PHONE 18 WM, H. DAV1ES ST. HELENS. OREGON PROP. M. HOVEN Steamer RUTH SAFE, SPEEDY SERVICE TOWING, JOBBING Passenger accomodations for 100 Landing at City Dock It Wa There That Morning. J Knowledge of the rlflle and all of J 11s pans is an important part of the j training given to United States nu.i rlnes at their League Island camp. I AA4k At first this proves puzzling to the raw recruu. uuring tne morning in spection, recently, one of the future sea-soldiers handled his rifle poorly, and was taken to task by the officer. "Are you acquainted with the parts of your rifle?" he asked. "Yes, Blr the recruit answered. "Well, where is the balance lo cated?" "I don't know, sir." said the ma rine, glancing nervously at his rifle, i Heleaa Year-End Holiday Fares Three Dollars for the Round Trip 1 Get St Helens Best Its Pasteurized None Superior Made fW. Helens Co-operative Cream , cry Association From all North Bank Road Stations between Portland and Clatskanie TO FT. STEVENS SEASIDE GEARHART ILWACO NAHCOTTA or any beach point, CLATSOP or NORTH BEACH DECEMBER 22, 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31 Stopovers West of Astoria t-i' ON S. P. & S. RY. Return limit Wednesday following date of sale W. P. FOX, Agent St. Helens, Oregon w eleas Oregoa J it was an here this morning."