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St. Helens mist. (St. Helens, Or.) 1913-1933, November 15, 1918, Image 3

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yHE GOVERNOR of the State and the Mayor of St. Helens
proclaimed November 11th, 1918, a holiday to celebrate
the signing of the armistice between the Central Empires and
the Allies.
The Mayor made a personal canvas of the business houses,
all of whom agreed to close at noon and remain closed the
remainder of the day.
The majority of the merchants remained closed as agreed,
as they considered their promise to the Mayor 100 per cent
American
Why cannot all the merchants agree to do the right thing
with one another and
We believe the public will endorse the action of the
merchants who stayed by their agreement and remained
closed.
A. E. Austin "Dick for Duds
J. T. Taber J. E. Ramsey
E. G. Ditto H. S. Mason
St. Helens Mercantile Co. E. A. Ross
o
Stay With It
Von A, Gray
First National Bank
Columbia Co. Bank

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