ST. HELENS MIST, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1918
l MIST MISTINGS
Miss Ruth Austin is spending the
week at the home of her parents In
Mr. and Mrs. Bert McKay, of Port
land, visited friends r.nd relatives
Mrs. J. H. Wellington, after a few
ds.ys' visit with friends In Pcrtlnnd,
'..has returned to St. Helens.
St. Helens High won from Scap
poose In a free hitting contest Fri
day at Scappoose. The score was 22
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Brakke and
son, of Portland, were Sunday guests
of Mrs. Brakke's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Muckle.
W. B. Freeman, candidate for rep
resentative, was in St. Helens Mon
day calling on the voters In the in
terest of his candidacy.
S. R. Sonneland, a former resident
of St. Helens but now connected with
hte U. S. shipping board, was a vis
itor In St. Helens Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Rees Hall were up
from Kalama Sunday to spend the
day with friends here and Incident
ally to attend the big baseball game.
Miss Arllne Paulsen end Miss
Grace Howell represented the St.
Helens branch of the Honor Guard
at the state meeting in Portland Sat
urday. The steamer Klamath arrived in
Monday and after taking on a cargo
of lumber and railroad ties sailed
Thursday night bound for southern
Corporal and Mrs. Knute Biork-
man spent Sunday with Mrs. Bjork
man's Barents Mr mil xirm ti.
' - tuiA .luiuf
Bten. Comonl Biork man rotllrnail
lb his post of duty r.t Vancouver Sun.
day afternoon and Mrs. Bjorkman
will join him there next week.
NJolin Demlng spent ihe week end
with the home folks here.
L. M. McKInney, J. Donald McDon
ald, George G. McDonald and George
G. Conyers. of St. Helens, registered
at Hotel Portland Monday, May 6.
The Mist Is in receipt of a letter
from George Pringle. He Is on the
lT. S. S. Tallahassee and Is enjoying
navy life. He Is well and wishes to
be remembered to his St. Helens
friends, who, if they wish to write,
should address their letters to him
in care of U. S. S. Tallahassee, care
of Postmaster, New York.
The steamer Ernest H. Meyer, af
ter taking on a big cargo of lumber
and piling, sailed Wednesday night
for San Francisco. This will nrob-
ably be the last trip of the Meyers
to the river in some time, as the gov
ernment has commandeered the ves
sel. It is probable 'she will go on
the Alaska run to take the Dlace of
some of the vessels recently with
drawn from that route.
Getting in your fuel supply now
helps the government and if there's
a shortage next winter it will have
helped you a lot as well.
Dr- WIH Thompson, Port
tg land eye specialist, now mak
ing visits to St. Helens, is a
graduate of the Northern Illinois Col
lege of Chicago. His thorough train
ing and long experience In eye work
enables him to offer the people of
this vicinity the very best optical
work obtainable in the state. He uses
the most scientific means of eye ex
amination, with instruments by which
he detects the smallest defects In the
eyes. All work Is ground to order
from his prescriptions, which assures
his patrons absolute accuracy and
personal attention throughout. If
having trouble with your eyes or
glasses, consult the doctor In the St.
Helens hotel parlors. Here all after
noon Tuesday, May 14.
St. Helens' New Moving Picture Playhouse
TODAY, FRIDAY, MAY 10
in "Lost in Transit"
A fine feature. One of Geo.
SATURDAY, MAY 1 1
FamouH "Bird of Paradise"
"THE ROAD TO LOVK"
FORD WEEKLY, al.no
. GOOD COMEDY
SCXDAY, MAY 13
Big Mitch Lewis
SUr of "The Barrier" in
"THE SIGN INVISIBLE."
A gripping story of the
HEARST PATHE N EWS
and ML'TT & JEFF Comedy
MONDAY, MAY 13
A Siieriul Feature and a two.
reel Mark Sennett Comedy
Dont touch me , you- you-; th of ev.l "
FREE FOR THE KIDDIESFREE
Every TUESDAY ni ght we will present each child attend,
tag sliow, accompanied by their parents, with a beautiful
U,y BA LIXX,.V, FREE. Our ..rogram, are JucUve " d
entertaining. Bring the kiddles on Tuesday night to the
FIREPROOF BLDG. "Home of SAFETY and COMFORT-
TUESDAY, MAY 14
"The Silence Sellers"
A truly wonderful luy.
ALSO A FIXE COMEDY.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
and THURSDAY, MAY 10
Remember This theatre
shows nothing but the high,
est class of picture. Do not
miss any of them. Also re
member this building is ah
Von A. Gray was a busluess visitor
in Portland Thursday.
It may be a cold winter. Get In
your fuel supplies now.
Mrs. E. I. Ballagh and daughters
visited with friends In Portland lust
11. O. Howard went . to Rutuler
Tuesday to look after his In'erests
in the lumbering business.
Jr.ck Helaer, mr.nager of a Port
land machinery concern, was in St.
Helens Wednesday on a business
The Deer Island Auxiliary w!U give
a Red Cross dance May 18, at Deer
Island, in the old Grange hr.lt Tor
rey's Jazi Orchestra will furn!-h the
Barney Amundsen, of the Puclflc
Telephone & Telegraph Company. Is
in Seaside aiding in getting the Sea
side system In shape before the sum
mer rush of business.
A The run of salmon Is very light
and many of the fishermen have quit
flailing for the present. Thursday
not more than 600 pounds were
turned In at both of the fish buying
Rudolph Ketel returned from a
Portland hospital last Saturday,
where lie has been receiving treat
ment for injuries sustained In an
accident at the Columbia City ship
yard some time ago.
For the benefit of the members of
the baseball team, a dance will be
given at the city hall tomorrow
night. A good orchestra has been
secured and a pleasant time is as
sured those who attend.
The Methodist Ladles' Aid Society
will serve another of their famous
dinners at the church this evening.
The public, which has been so gen
erous In its patronage of the church
dinners In the past, will again be
pleased with the excellent service and
the menu of this evening. The oodu
lar price of 35 cents will be charged.
Last Saturday the ladies had the
auditorium of the church carpeted
with a high grade of cork linoleum
for the aisles, and an excellent print
velvet for the rostrum. This adds
very much to the already cosy ap
pearance of the church. The nro-
ceeds of this evening's dinner will
i help to finish paying the small bal
ance due on the carpet.
i Commencement exercises of the
! Union High School No. 1, Vernonla,
i will be held May 17, at 8:30 p. m.
The class motto Is, "Love, labor and
i laugh." Class colors, pink and white.
Class flower, carnation. Class roll,
i Maudle L. Gessell, Pearl L. Counts,
j Christina Sword, M. Elizabeth
Counts. Principal, J. B. Wllkerson;
jG. W. Brown and Miss Marian All
! hands, teachers.
C. G. Wilscn and J. S. M.inn, of
I Llnnton, were here Tuesday looking
j over the situation wl;h a view of ob
taining a suitable location for a
i ounaing ror tne First National bank
which will soon be established here.
Both of ' the gentlemen expressed
themselves as favorably impressed
with the opportunities offered in St.
Helens and said they hoped to have
ftilngs going before many days have
Mr. Knute Johnson and Miss Pearl
Austin, both of Clatskanle, were
united in marriage at the Methodist
parsonage last Wednesday, at 10:30
a. m. Mr. Johnson is a hustling
young logger employed in the lum
ber camp of that region. Mr. and
Mrs. Johnson will return at once to
Clatskanle, where they will be at
home to their many friends. Only
members of the family were present
when the beautiful ring ceremony
made them man and wife.
E. C. Laws recently received a let
ter from Bob Harrison from some
where in France. It was dated March
25 and contained the eond news ih,i
all of he St. Helens boys in his com
pany were well and happy. Lester
Wellington, Dewey Smith. Ben Cone
land and Stewart McKie are all in the
same company and at the same
place. Stewart has been appointed
master signal engineer, whlchiis the
highest rank a non-commissioned of
ncer can obtain.
The free stereoptican views and
lecture given under the ausDlces of
tne Loyal Legion of Lmnreru and
Lumbermen at the Liberty theatre
Wednesday night wan well attended
and Lieut. Chris Jensen gave a very
instructive lecture as to the flr nnH
spruce production on the Columbia
river. Secretary C. D. Sutherland
or the L. L. L. L. presided. The log
gers and TImbermen present pledged
their support to the government and
assured the military officer that all
possible haste would be made in get
ting out material for the government
F. B. Holbrook, who has charge of
tne Liberty Loan drive in Coble, in
.uiiiiB u wii ne na8 received an
Honor Flag containing thirteen
Goble's quota was $1,000, but they
raisea close to 114.000. An honor
nag will also be sent to the Sommar.
strom Shipbuilding Co. and the Col
umbia Timber Comnanv. wi, r
these concerns having more thnn
filled the quota asked of t hem A n
Honor Flag has been presented to the
St. Helens Shipbuilding Co. in ac
knowledgment of the lnrea aiiWrln.
tlon the employes of the company
made in the Liberty Loan.
F. T. Lldyurd spent several days
lu St. Helens this week, the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Lldyurd.
A good way to save money is to
buy Thrift end War Savings Stamps,
and while you are saving and mak
ing a good investment you're help
ing the government.
Consul General Thackara, at Paris,
rallies: "A decree of Anrll 5. Dub-
lislied April 6, gives notice that all
merchandise prohibited from Impor
tation by law of May 6, 1918, will be
seized and sold for profit of the state
unless a regular import authorization
be presented within five days afterar
rlval. For first 30 days after pro-
mulKation of this decree reauests for
derogations from Its provision can be
addressed to the minister of finance.
In caso particular circumstances jus
tify au exception."
HOME GUARD TO
Sheriff Stanwood Revolve Advice
From Adjutant tieuoral.
Sheriff Stanwood is In receipt of
a communication from the adjutant!
general in which it was stuted that.
the vaiious home guards being or
ganized in the county will receive
arms and ammunition. No rille or
equipment can be Issued, however,
until the guard is sworn in. Home
guards have been organized at St.
Helens, Warren, Yankton, Rainier
and Clutskanlo, and pluns are being
made to hold an encampment during
Subscribe for the Mist. Only $1.50
per year. '
Try Want Ad. In the Mist. It
will bring results.
Thirty thousand cutis of Jam wore
sent overseas in one Y. M. C. A. ship
ment for American soldiers over
there. There were 412,000 packages
of biscuits also, a necessary adjunct.
On account of the high prloe and
scarcity of steel for essential war pur
poses, architects and contractors In
many western cities have perfected
plans for the construction of fac
tories, stores, warehouses and apnrt
ments of Douglas flr beutus and girders.
Women and chlld.-en hTtT"")
of the Hun know what kuliurl
You can help win the . fc. !S
lug Thrift and War Savin. 1
ITnela Ham ..v 7. 8UlI
with coal and the shed with . J
1st Tommy I wonder why ti,
nnrs call this Ilia u-... ' ll" 1
A million and a half cuk,,, , J
....... t un in uilH X. M ('
shipment for American ioldl.r,
2nd Tommy Perhaps t .i.'
war office chance of stotmin. .
pence a day out of our pay fariBJ
iiinui ibi ionuon Uplnlon.
HANGED SPYS THEN
They, had a very prompt way of
handling the spy problem during the
Revolutionary war. A man named
Palmer, serving under General Clin
ton, was arrested as a spy. He was
found to be a tory who had been a
lieutenant In the British service. Gen
eral Tryon demanded his release and
threatened vengeance if he should be
punished by the Americans. General
lsraol Putnam, In command of the
American forces, replied as follows:
"Sir: Nathan Palmer, a lieutenant
In your service, was taken to my
cam as a spy; he was tried as a spy;
he was condemned as a spy; and you
may rest assured, si;-, he shall be
hanged as a spy. I huve the honor
to bo, etc.,
"I1. S. Afternoon. He Is hanged."
EATS 4,000 CATTLE DAILY
Army Euta Only Best, QuartemiHK.
ter'H lfc-pnrtmeut States.
Four thousand cattle are slaugh
tered daily to furnish the 2,000,000
pounds of fresh beef which the Unit
ed States army consumes, said a
stutement issued last night by the
quartermaster's department. Official
Inspectors carefully scrutinize tills
supply of beef from tho time it comes
on the hoof to the abhatolr until it
vanishes from the mess tin of the sol
Only when found "cound, healthful
and wholesome" is the meat passed
as acceptable for food.
Methodist Episcopal Church
The Friendly Church.'.' Albert
S. Hlsey, pastor.
Services for next Sunday will be of
more than passing interest. Remem
ber that May is the month of patriot
Sunday school, E. A. Ross, super
intendent, 10 a. m.
Morning worship, sermon by the
pastor, 11 o'clock.
Epworth League, 7 p. sm.
Evening service, 8 o'clock.
Sunday is the day set for the hon
oring of motherhood. The sermon
will be appropriate to the occasion.
Wear a white flower in honr of your
mother, worship your mother's God
In the church which she loved.
For the evening service we have
secured another splendid set of lan
tern slides on the Lure of Afrl
The fine photographic work, the su
perb coloring and more than all, the
appealing human element make these
slides of great value and Interest to
us. Do not miss seens thnm
Th new carpet lad by the Lndl-
Aid Society goes far toward making
our auditorium comfnrtnhto 0h
homelike. The ladles have the ffrntl. '
tude of the entire congregation for
tneir splendid work.
If you are a stranger In town, re
member that you will find frtnnH.
and cordial welcome at all of the
services of ths church. I
Sunday school, 10 a. m.
Morning worship, 11 a. m.
Chrstian Endeavor. 6:45 n m
Ketura Dixon, leader.
Evening service, 7:46 p. m.
Rev. Ralph Sparrow, of Portland
will conduct all the services of th
Houlton FrH Methodist Cliurrh
The quarterly meeting of the Hnul.
ton Free MethodlBt church will begin
tonight and continue until Sundav
night. District Elder John I Ion nor
has charge of the meeting.
If it is Men's Furnishings
WE HIVE IT
and are prepared to sell it to you at the most reasonable
market price and, in many cases, below market price. Our
years ot business experience enabled us to buy at lower
prices, and for that reason we can serve you better.
KNU SHU (Canvas
with rubber sole.. $2.75
Leather . .$3.50 to $7.50
We are exclusive factoiy
agents for "Headlight''
Overalls. There are
none better. Union
made. We are sellinn
these for a few week? at
$2.50, but the price will
advance after that
Kenosha Klosed Krotch
underwear is the most
comfortable summer suit
made and sells for the
same price as inferior
Latest shapes in
Mallory Hats, at. $3.50
A complete line of Cloth
Work Hats at very rea--sonable
prices. They run
from 50c to $1.50.
These are just a few of the many articles which a man
needs, but they go to show that we have a complete line
in wearing apparel.
Come in and Give us a Trial
FRIDAY. MAY 10
"THE DEVIL DODGER"
With ROY STEWART
"THE FIGHTINGanTRAIL"-A Comedy
SATURDAY, MAY 11
in "FLIRTING WITH FATE"
And One Official War Reel
SUNDAY, MAY 12-
irf "FIELDS OF HONOR"
MONDAY, MAY 13
in "FOLLOW THE GIRL"
And Universal Weekly
TUESDAY, MAY 14
Ann Murdock in "Imposters"
And a Comedy
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
And a Triangle Comedy
THURSDAY, MAY 16
And CURRENT EVENTS
THE PICK OF THE PICTURES
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