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ST. HELENS MIST, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1918
12 J MIST MISTINGS j . Mrs. S. C. Morton was a Portland visitor Thursday. John Philip returned Tuesday af ternoon from a business visit to Port land. Dr. C. E. Wade was in Deer Is land Tuesd.-.y on professional busi ness. " Ships will surely win the war. If you are a mechanic, register as a shipyard volunteer. Mrs. R. C. Burgess left this morn ing for Portland, where she will spend several days. Fred Morgus, J. H. Thatcher and Charles Lope were business visitors in the metropolis Tuesday. The Smileage book drive will be gin next week and be in charge of the St. Helens Honor Guard girls. The steamer Klamath is expected in today and will load a full cargo of lumber for California delivery. Eli Davis, of Rainier, was in St. Helens Monday. Mr. Davis is com mander of the O. A. R. post there. Roadmaster Abry has been busy this week in the Deer Island and Goble districts outlining the road work to be done this year. William Russell left Tuesday morning for Rainier, Oak Point and Olympia, Wash., to inspect timbers being purchased by the government. Dr. H. R. Cliff and N. A. Perry both of Portland and former residents of St. Helens, were down Tuesday night to attend the roll call of the K. of P. lodge. The many friends of Miss Gladys Lake will be pleased to ler-rn that she is much better and no serious consequences are now feared as to the result of her illness. It is reported that George W. Vo gel, a prominent business man of Rainier, is dangerously ill at a Port land hospital and fears are enter tained for his recovery. About the middle of March the Toggery will move from its present quarters In the Hewitt building to the vacant store room in the Ruther ford building, on Columbia street. Today Is Washington's birthday, and to many It Is a holldr.y. The bank is closed and business In the courthouse Is not rushing. Appropri ate exercises will be held In the city schools. The Warren Construction Com pany has bought from Phillips Bro thers 15,000 paving blocks. This takes all the stock the local firm had on hand, and at the present time they do not contemplate any further work. Mrs. J. H. Wellington recently re ceived a letter from her son Lester, who Is In France. Lester gives Juot prr.lse to the Red Cross and Y. M. C. A. and states these great organ izations are doing noble work for the soldier boys. It is understood that Sam Nelson, superintendent of the Sommarstrom shipyard, has resigned his position to accept employment with nnother com pany. Aug. Johansen has boen se lected by the company to fill the va cant position, which is a well earned promotion for him. C.'H. Thompson is In receipt of a tetter from his son Frank, who Is serving in France with the 20th En gineers. Frank sent his father n copy of the company paper which con tains many Items of news relating to .ho conditions In that war benighted country. Frank says he is feeling fine and doing his best to aid In mak ing the road hard for the kaiser t( 'ravel. The water board has ordered tin pipe necessary for the construction of '.he water line to Columbia City, and work will begin within a short time. Instead of letting the Job by contract. Superintendent Lope will have charge of the Job. The Honor Guard dance Saturday night was well patronized and was a most enjoyable affair. The hall was tastefully decorated. More than $100 was realized, which will be spent in providing necessaries for the soldier boys of Columbia county. , A dance will be given at the city hall Saturday night. February 2S. The floor committee will be S. R. Mc Fartand. J. Bennett, J. Stover and F. J. McFarland. There will be union muslo by Jacobsen's 6-plece orches tra. Admission, gets, $1; ladles free. Roy Laws. U. 8. cavalry and re cently in Honlulu, is now In San Francisco on his way to "somewhere" on the border. Boy wrote his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Laws, that If possible he would secure a fur lough and visit St. Helens bofore leaving for his new post of duty. Magnus Saxon has received word that his brother's wife, Mrs. Hulda Saxon, died In Napa, Cal., Sunday, February IB. Deceased was 63 years old and before moving to California lived In the Bachelor Flat district. A husband, one son and a daughter survive. The time for the registration ol Germans Is past and the St. Helens postmaster has very few to report to Washington, in fact only four. They are Rudolph Schahl, George Konop ka, Chris Mathieson and John Zelg ler. None were registered in War ren and only a few In Scappoose. Private James Muckle, U. 8. A.. of the 409th Aero Squadron, spent Sunday with his parents In St. Hel ens. Jimmy states that his squadron Is now receiving dally military In struction, and that while they have no direct information to the effoct it is expected they will soon begin their trip across the big pond. The United States government dredge Multnomah Is at work at the bar near the St. Helens Jetty... Offi cers of the dredge think It will be another week before the channel Is deepened to the depth expected. The Multnomah Is a very late type of the suction dredge. She was built in Portland in 1914 at a cost of $350, 000. Fifty-two men are employed on the dredge, and the capacity per day Is about 15,000 cubic yards. Every thing aboard the dredge Is hept In stilpshape, as is customary on gov ernment owned vessels. -' r- . s A service flag bearing two stars has been dedicated by special ceremonies by St. Helena Rebekah lodge No. 217, There was a large number of Hebe kahs present and after the ceremonlos a most sumptuous lunch was served. The flag was donated by Sister llaien. We are Informed that Walter Lar- sen, the Warren soldier boy who was a survivor of the Tuscana, died after wards, and that his body was shlp ned to Warren for internment. The body Is expected to arrive tomorrow and the funeral serviced will be held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock. No further particulars could be learned from our Informant. GOVERNMENT WANTS SHIPYARD VOLUNTEERS Drive for JiMMMMl Kklllttl Men Knda Saturday Niirht, He's Learning Two Great Lessons One h the joy of self denial the sense of real thrift. Hi little investment of 25 cent may mean at much to him at the Erst ten dollars you ever earned or the first thousand you ever invested. He can be made to help wonderfully in developing him into substantial citizen. His early habit of sensibly saving will do as much a any other thing to start him oo the straight road to success. The other lesson is that of patriotism. He has learned "to do his bit." A country worth living in is a country worth fighting for. He is too young to fight, but he wants to help. While you rejoice that he cannot go to the front, teach him to help end this war by loaning hit uvings to hit government, Thrift and patriotism two great lesson at one tins. AD so easy. Just tell him to get a Thrift Stamp. and with it a Thrift Card. Then help him add to it until he hat enough for a War Savings Stamp. With that he will get a War Sav ings Certificate and hit savings begin to draw interest. If you will show him how money breeds money, he will be all the better for it. And every penny he saves and lends may help to save tome other mother' boy may go a long way toward bringing peace to all Encourage him to begin saving today. It't real patriotism, but it it more. It a laying the foundation for hit future and it it helping to make him what you want him to be. . WAR SAVINGS STAMPS Thrift Stamps ooit 26 cents each and draw no Interest. You can buy them from your letter carrier, either city or rural route, at the poet office or your bank. Tou will be given a card to paste them on. Thli corns n.otLnf:. Xhere ar Pces for 1,?,vThrlft Stamp on thla card, when your card Is full, take It to your post office or bank any time with a few centa additional and your card will be ex changed for an lntereat-bearlnv 'on J8a"lrart'flCtt,e WOrlh Thla gives you 4 per cent In terest compounded quarterly rlJlH, ca.n buy war Savings Certificates at one time. They will coat you JS2.40. and their face value at the time of re. beHn' ,anuar'r 23. Will War Savings Certificates may be converted Into cash at the post office where Inaued if you need th money. You will get Interest, too, at about I Mr cent.. The-nams and address of the oW1?I wm P'ard on each Certificate at the time It la la aued. War Ravin. Certificates may be reglatered at any poet TmraCfaa,h6 TJuj Advertisement Pnid for and Donated by St. Helens Mercantile Co. Columbia County's Leading Grocers T1A Hrtva which hna henn rnndurt '" ed by the United States shipping board for the enrollment of Bkilled shipyard workers will end tomorrow night and it Is hoped that Oregon will double the quota asked of the state. It ts expected that the enroll- i Ins; stations, at Taher's store and the Club Cigar Store, will be busy to-1 night and tomorrow enrolling men. The enrollment of skilled labor will constitute what will be known as the "United States Shlpyr.rd Volunteers" ! and will be conducted with the least possible disturbance to existing Indus- j tries. Those who register may not be called into the shipbuilding In-; dustry at once, but are merely to be , registered, so that when the govern ment calls tor them they will bo ready. They will not be callod until needed, nnd only nt fnrt as housing is provided. State Director GrlfTUh hopes and expects that Oregon will roll up a grand total of 20,000 shipyard volun-' teers. Columbia county's quota of the Oregon proportion Is only fifty men, but It is confidently expected that this number will be doubled. Ask the registrars at the stations named! for Full information. They have It and also the necessrry blr.nks for you to enroll. Some of the trades most desired are blacksmiths and , blacksmith's helpers, bollermakers, riveters, carpenters, electricians, wlremen, crane operators, laborers of all kinds, machinists and machinist's helpers, painters, plumbers, iron workers and many other tradoa. Shoes! Shoes' This is the time of the year when everyone ii fcJ ing on buying: Shoes for spring. It is important u J time that you get the best possible value for w money, but this year it is even more so than every fore. Everyone must save as much as possible m Help Win the War by buying Thrift Stamps wit! these savings. We can help you save on Shoes & make it possible for you to buy more stamps. Coir, in and let us show you our lines. FLORSHE1M Shot for men and UTZ & DUNN Shoes for women are fan) ous over the whole country for their service and stvl? They are cheap because of their quality. MEN'S SHOES We have shoes in all shapes thJ run in price from $5.00 to $8.00 T A nTpni niirtrn eni oiiuls mere nas never oeen a morf complete line of Ladies Shoes shown in St. Helens! I hey run in price from $3.50 to $11.00 AUSTIN'S sXg THRIFT STAMPS SALE IN ST. HELENS SCHOOLS Mrllrido School Miss Matthew's room: Total, 119. 25; last report $9.60; gain $9.75. Miss Taylor's room: Total, $35.00; last report $25.60; grin $9.60. Miss Armstrong's room: Total, $105; last report $93.25; gain $11.75 Mrs AnrlrAw', rnnm' Tnfnl f 110 IK last report $73.50; gain $7.26. air. L.aices room: Total 1102.50; last report $97.50; gain $5.25. John Gum in Hchuot Mrs. Ttnrnfltta rnnm- Tnfot 1 1 0 last report $15.60; gain $3.60. miBs rerry s room: rotnl 110.25; last report $8.75; gain $1.50. MIhs Hall's room: Total $22.60; last report $20; gain $2.60. Mrs. Lake's room: Total $56.25; last report $38; gain $18.26. Miss LaBo.re's room: Total $24.60; last report $21.75; gain $2.75. Miss Hlckethelr's room: Total, $22.50; last report $16; gain $6.25. Miss Stennlck's room: Total, $38.76; lost report $28.75; gain $10. Mrs. Wilson's room: Total $54.25; last report $49; gain $5.25. mr iirown'i rnnm Tntni ici or. last report 39.50; gain $14.75. COUNTY SCHOOL NOTES Quincjr Hcliool The directors of School District No. 24 have notified the teachers of an Increase of 6 per cent on their calaries. C. J. Sacarlason has been elected n member of the school board to serve the unexpired term of Theodore Jolma. Qulncy schol ts observing National Weew of Song, February 17 to 23. The sewing and knitting class of the school meet every Friday after noon. The younger girls are taking work In sewing, while the older ones are knitting. v The boys are all talking "pig club" these days, a number having signified their willingness to raise a pig. The Thrift Stamp campaign In Col umbia county has utarted In as well as can be expec.ed. Everyone l. urged to assist in the work and en courage the purchase of Thrift nnd Wrr Savings Stamps. Especially Is every teacher In the county urged to do her part as a patriotic duty. Sales for the week ending February 16 are as follows: Scappoose, $188.70; Warren, $25; Houlton, $66.16; Goble $277.30; Rainier, $295.44; Clatska nle, $980.66; Mist, $123.80; .Marsh lend, $79.47; Mayger, $107.60; St Helens, $391.89. Several schools In the county have organized Junior Red Cross societies, while others have signified their In tentions of doing so. This a nnnthor patriotic effort in vhlch the school jchldren of the United States are culled upon to take part." One' hun dred per cent Junior Hud Cross schools la what the committee In charge la looking for. Let us each do our part and bo a 100 per cent school, or as nearly so rts pdasible. Marshland, It Is thought, was the first school In the county to orgnnlze. For Sale 10-year-old mare, weight 1400 lbs., drlvos single or double. Also 2-year-old col:. Mrs. Mary Johnson, Wr.rren, Ore. 10-1-x Lost Alaska Collie, white stripe over hips, black and white face; 3 months old. Reward. John Man ning, St. Helens. Wanted Young man apprentice, $12 per week to start. Good chance for advancement. St. Helens Steam Laundry. Wanted Will pay 6 cents per gar ment for discarded underwear and overshlrta suitable for patches. St. Helens Steam Laundry. TEA AND SUPPER F0e! BENEFIT OF RED CK The lad lee of the St. Hlu Cross will give a tea thla afJ in the parlors of the Methodist d from 3 to 5 o'clock. From I o'clock a regular supper ill served. The prices are 25 wci tho tea and 36 cents fur to m The menu to be served will W very much to the Inner nut those who attend are assured good meal at a moderate Dries proceeds go In the Red Cross ft A GOOD I'OHITIOX . Number or young men and womoii wanted to prepare for telegraph and station service cau.ed by unusual drafting of men for the Signal Corp. Positions paying from $75 to $90 per month. Write Telegraph Dcp't room 218 Hallway Exchange Dldg., Port land, Ore. 9-2-x All llu Call at tat t'earteoa Treatntat Tor AT ORCADIA HOTEL TIIOS. leuiaTHK, frsf. Clilt kea Dlaaer Sundf , Mi KATKH $!. H'lilt DAY AM tlal Itjttee to Regular Gem Theatre FRIDAY, FEB. 22 Wm. Desmond in i line iock ana uiamonas SATURDAY, FEB. 23 The Usual Big Mixed Program SUNDAY, FEB. 24 'Come Through' The Big Play You Want to See MONDAY, FEB. 25 N A Butterfly, S-ReeDrama and a Comedy CHARLIE CHAPLIN,' "By the Sea TUESDAY, FEB. 26 "The Masked Heart" with William Russell WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27 'The Sawdust Ring with Bessie Love '