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ST. HELENS MIST, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 26, 1919.
a cklngs. AN AMERICANIZED TREATY k ikBeIW ar ,exU ol the ervationi td the Covenant of the League of Nations as adopted py the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which were opposed ty the Democratic minority in the Senate, with lour exceptions, by order of President Woodrow Wilson, thus defeating the ratification of the treaty at the last session. .l T!e"rat?on American through and through and are absolutely essential to " l"1 megn and weBare ol the American Republic. , rUsolved (two-third! of tha Senators present coo ourrinf there's.), That the geaate adlaa and aonseal ' to tbe ratification of tha treaty of peace with Ger many concluded at Versailles on tha Ilth day of June. 1 9 It. subject to the following reservations and understsndlngs. which are hereby mad a part aad condition of this resolution of ratification which rati. Hcetlon li not to Uke effect or bind the United Butae "" l.h weerrntlone and undenundtn.s adopted by the Senate bare been accepted by an oschange of notes aa a part and a eondltloa of tble resolution of ratlflcatloa by at leaet three of the four principal allied and associated power, tb wit Great Hrltalu. France. Italy, and Japan: 1. The United Stales so understands and con strues article I that In case of noUoa of withdrawal from the league of nations, aa provided In said article, the United States shall be the sole Judgees to whether all Its International obi lest Ions and all i' ?,JL"t,0P- UDi'T lh M,d onant bare been fulfilled, and nolle of withdrawal by the United ' Stales may be given by n concurrent reeolutloa of the Congress of the United States. 2. The United 8tatee assumes no obl.gation to preserve the territorial Integrity or p. luteal Inde pendence of any other country or to Interfere In controversies between natlons-rhether members of the league or not under the provisions of ar. title 10. or to employ the military or naval forces or the United Slates tinder any article of tha treaty for any purpose, unless In any particular ease the tougr.es. which, under the Constitution has the sole power to declare war or authorise the employ ment of the military or naval forces of the United Bute., shall by act or Joint resolution so provide. 1. No mandate shall be accepted by tb United Stales under article SI. part 1. or any other provl elun of the treaty or peace with Germany, except by anion of the Congreea of the United Slates. . 4. The United 8tates reserves to Itself exclusively . - trie right to decide what questions are within Its domestic Jurisdiction and declares that all domestic .nil political questions relating wholly or In part to Its Internal affaire. Including Immigration, labor coastwise traffic, the tariff, commerce, the suppres. slim ur traffic In women and children, and In opium and other dangerous drugs, and all other domestic liieatlnns. are solely within the Jurisdiction of the I'nltwt States and ar not undnr this treaty to b anhmlttert In any way either to arbitration or to the con.ldi-ratlon of the council or or the assembly of the leaiiie or nations, or any agency thereof, or to the d-claion or recommendation of any other power. 8. The United States will not submit to arbi tration or to Inquiry by the assembly or by tb council of Hie league or nations, provided for In uid treaty of rwacn. any questions which In the ludKiiifM of the United Stales depend upon or re late lo Its tnng-oatabllahed policy', commonly known i. lh Monroe Doctrine: said doctrine Is to b In trt'preird by the United States alone and Is hereby dHclured to be wholly outside the Jurisdiction of uld league of nations snd entirely unaffected by any provision contulued In the said treaty of peace with Germany. i The United Stairs withholds Its assent to trllrlei 15ft, 167. aud I&8. and reserves full liberty ol action with reaped to any controversy which m .v urine under asld articles between the Republic r Thuia and the Empire of Japan. 7 Ttie Congress or the United States will provide " lr.v rir Ih appointment or the representstlves ' i he l ulled states In tbe aasouibly and the coun- ' ' D SOGGY POTA- j TOES THIS WAY Boll potatoes slowly In'etor.d of Jldly and they will not become imbly aiid will cook li leas time, ter potatoes heve bean baked stick Jm several Union with a fork to I tho steam out. This will prevent )m from being BORRy, If they lire bo triad or used lu some way , ORDERS FARM BOOKS , Oregon Agricultural College, Cor vallls, Dec. 24. The St. Helens Col umbia County Dank Is one of the SO banks In Oregon to order farm recoro books for distribution among the farmers. These books are published by the department of farm manage ment extension and have Just been sent out tl the banks. With one of these record books a farmer can keep accurate and complete account of the year's business. County agricultural D MAKE OLD SHOES FIT agents assist the If you have an old pair of shoes Itch have stretched and become fcomfortsbly loose, cut a paper pnt- for nn insole front an old felt t lining, or even heavy cardboard do. Put one or even several cknesses in each 'shoe it needed. Ih will save many a hole in your CAKING FOR riANT8 .'Indow plants collect dirt easily, so should be carefully dusted, it HHary, beforo watering, so that y will get tbe benefit of the water look really green and healthy. flie roots of plants must be thor- Ihly soaked. All plants do bettei "potted once a year so as to allow necessary root exoanslon. No pli'.nt should be placed In u Med ' position In a room either linst another plant or furniture If p look and do well. O hlaolcnn thA atnvjt wlthmit rut. f my hands stained, I wet them .me wrist thoronghly, In warm er. mnkn a heavy InthAr nn tham Pi toilet soap, thon stand In the land rub them until rtrv Than PHsh the stove. Wash tha hnnita unco and all the black will come "t me second water anyway. ell of the league or nations, and may In Its discre tion provide ror the participation of the United States In any commission, committee, tribunal, court, council, or conference, or In the selection or any members thereof and for tb appointment of members or said commissions, committees, tri- , bunals. courts, councils, or conferences., or any other representatives under the treaty -of peace, or la carrying out Its provision!, and until such par ticipation and appointment have been so provided for and the powers and duties of such represents- . Uvea have been defined by law. no person shall rep resent the .United States under either said league of nations or the treaty of peace with Germany or be authorised to perform any act tor or on behalf of tb United States thereunder, and no cltlien of tb United 8tates shall be selected or appointed as member of said commissions, committees, tri bunals, courts, councils, or conferences except with tbe approval or the Seoat of the United States. ' I. Tb United 8tatef understands that tha rep. s ration commission will regulate or Interfere with . exports from tha United state to Germany, or from Germany to the United States, only when the United Stales by act or Joint resolution of Congress approves such regulation or Interference. i t. The United States shall not be obligated to contribute to any expenses of the league of nations, or of tb secretariat, or of any commission, or com mittee, or conference, or other agency organised under the league of natlona or under tb treaty or for the purpose of carrying out tb treaty provi sions, unless and until an appropriation of funds available for such expenses shall have been mad by tb Congress of the United State. 10. It the United States ahall at any time adopt any plan for tb limitation of armament proposed by lb council of the leagu of nations Under, tha provisions of article S, It reserve the right to In. crease such armaments without the consent of tb council whenever tb United State Is threatened. - with Invasion or engaged in war. 11. The United states reserves the right to per mit. In its discretion, the nationals of a covenant breaking State, as defined In article 16 of the covenant of the league of nations, residing within the Untied States or In countries other than that violating said arUcle IS, 'to continue their com mercial, financial, and personal relations with the nationals of the United States. IS. Nothing In articles 29S, 197, or In any. of tbe annexes thereto or In any other article, section, or annex of tbe treaty of peace with Germany shall, as against cltiseps of tbe United States, be taken to mean any confirmation, ratification, or approval of any act otherwise Illegal or In contravention of the rights of cltisens of the United States. IS. The United States withholds Its assent to Part XIII (artlclea 387 to 417. Inclusive) nnless Congress by act or Joint resolution shall hereafter make provision ror representation In th ' organisa tion established by said Part XIII. and In such vent th participation or tha United States will be governed and conditioned by (he provisions of such act or Joint resolution. 14. The United States assnmes no obligation to be bound by any election, decision, report, or find ing of the council or assembly In which any mem ber of the league and Its self-governing dominions, colonies, or parts or empire. In the aggregate have cast more than one vote, and assumes no obligation to be bound by any decision, report, or finding of the council or assembly arising out of any dispute between tha United State and any member of the league It such membnr.i or hoy self-governing dominion, colony, empire, or part of empire united with It politically has voted. ing tho records and tn balancing at the end of the year and also any other help that may become nec essary. " . Teachers cf agriculture in the high schools working under the Smith Hughes vocntion.il education act are using these books In connection witli home project work. The high school student will keep the record of his pig or acre-of corn or whatever Is the nature of the homo project, and these records are the basis of farm .management studies in the class room. farmors in startl t The Central Confectionery Is the plNre you should get your candies, novelties writing paper, hot or cold drinks and soda fountain specialties. School supplies and light groceries. Central Confectionery JOHN PHILLIP, Proprietor NOTICK OK HSMj Af.XXJir.Vr IN THE) COUNTY COURT OP THE STATE OF OKKOON, FOR COL UMBIA COUNTY. In tho matter of the OHtate of Glo vuntil M. Oalla Hlva, iJeceased. Notice Ih hereby given that the ad ministrator In the above entitled es tate lu.s made anil filed herein his f.nal report, and all pontons wliotuso over having nnv oli l.-H,.n are hereby notified and required to uppear and present the same to the nbove entitled Court on or before the hour of ten o'clock In the fore noon on tlio 2 4th duy of aJnu?.ry, A I). 1820, at tin Court room of said Court at St. Helens, Columbia Coun ty, Oregon, that being; the time and place for the hea.rliiK of objections thereto and the settlement of said estate. Haled and first published Decem ber 20. 1919. S. C. Morton, Administrator. Frederick M. DoNoffe, Attorney. For certain results at a small cost there Is nothing can equal a Mist Want Ad. Hello, Central! A 128 Yes, Bennett's Barber Quick and good service. If in Need of House Repairing, Pipe Work, Cement Work, or General Carpencer Work Prices Reasonable See or Write F. C. URIE & BRO. HOULTON, OREGON SECOND HAND GOODS BOUGHT, SOLD OR EX CHANGED. Furniture a Specialty OWEN WILSON HOULToN - OREGON J. T. 5COTT Photographer . ST. HELENS, OREGON Our store is YOUR store. Come in and get acquaint ed, even though you are not ready to buy. You are always welcome. The Boys POOL PARLOR Cigars, Pipes, Candy Cigarettes, Tobacco Rainier Ice Cream The Real Ice Cream Vortex Fountain Service The Boys thotn give MIHJNAU) St. Helens, PETERSON, Phone 127W II Harrow ikm wlii hand For Bale at Shoe Shoe. Drug, Hardware and Repair Shop snd 8portlM Geeda 8MI rvCJry StorU n Of all the work on the farm HJh j& harrow Ids' is probably tha hardest Kfl jt) on your shoes, g 1 ' Duit works In batwesn the J ft erarka drying tha leather and tin earning much discomfort to your Br i M. BERGMANN II .SHOE OIL gq applied to your ahoea makes them Jm pliable, seals the eracka, makes Jm them waterproof and a joy to Q Theo. Bergmann ifi Shoe Mfg. Co. i , PORTLAND, OREO I I WHEN YOU MAIL y w it . A A f .RTTRR A. J. Deming, druggist ST. HELENS. OREGON QUALITY MEATS No matter what your wants may be in the Meat Line, we can meet them, and we always meet them with Firat Quality MEATS. The People's Market THE ORIGINAL CASH AND CARRY STORE Phone 40 St. Helens, Orego Let Us Be Your Grocer You will be satisfied with our merchandise, prices and service Larsen & Co., Grocers Let Us Be Your Grocers You Will Be Satisfied Telephone No. 27 Free Delivery A Happy New Year May it bring you peace and prosperity. We thank you for your patronage during the past year and trust we will be favored with it during the year 1920. bt. Helens, Oregon. Italian Importing Co. St. Helena, Oregon Subscribe for The Mbt Today do you ever stop to think thaf It is you yourself you ar drop ping Into the mall-box? It la Just as If you were there In person talking to your corre spondent. Therefore select yonr correspondence paper and envelopes with eve. Chooea them from our Has, largo stock. Yon Ui find your kind here.