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HELEN OLUME XXXIX St. HELENS. OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1920. S MIST hKIMC PnilTIRil MjOMU .V-mun RALLY SLATED . PiilUIca! lUilly I1"' 1 " " .... H.vretary Una Promt of I"""- . m . i.ttera ""l by Bccremry' belt" rh.n.h.r if L .In nf 111 i ""."rce. 7, ' Z ....iitimi lu-.ianiMi Li, up w rw iu r u L.w,T(of PPulrPPWlon May " I.v ... l.,IM.I..r minV nccf-pi""' ' ........ pVc.enl .I united pollllcnl ,V fhe imreury Is staging for ,, JTIiUX. evening. ii .h ut tho outskirts of the Iv almost r evening this week n Hie weoda fu" of cand dMM P""- . I I U I. I.I. mors or li' on.. ' ,rti to atrihn aa oratorical pom Id dwlulnviig in l'"" "'" I ... . t .4 t,. itunl 'mail , war mni .iui mv. .. ....... .1.. . ....11,1.1... Will Iw i men oi . " -v"v ..7 Lra wlih bum. sin " jb u . publ e fan comi preparnu o uour fc ificfllotit talktt short, perhaps. tin BUBiuor premni win vutiuuhi V t tli apeertina- but tnoy will ur k4 and to puin. True, It ,nR a 'ine "r8 endeavor V to bef orr iron, mr. oionj. f'kr.M-" of iti" heart la ono la ndidats'a o man excuaa anr" noui other mora or lent mlnoi jnetlona r ro . a. Hut Iho ac t-n I ni'otniK all excuses with ttar argument ft r their appearance 1 a food raprdsnlalton la ai ded. d rppolntnumi may be In .tori r tboM who allriid In tho posalbls )n( of EillKn I. li.illagli. caudi :t fir tho noruinallon for rpr ptallra In tha ICrValaturo. ,Mr r.tlh'i re.tr In b d apoalilca and well ,rn tmldliy na a pulillo apeitkei f Nd h a to a' a mc hlmeolf froir. I ithar!n(. Mr. Storla bopra tr, to lodao him to be proaent lurtoi him that if f.re mlnutei la ; Iodi to fact (lie aud ence lie uia; t down the time. Mr. nipsHn of H'nlnr. who took, i nomination for county eoromla mer. eiprmra roxret .'bat lie w.l unabla to be present owlnn to i ,i cm date madx to moot wl.h tin Ulricas Laglon on tho evening iiwluUd fur Uie luoutlag hero. In letter to Becmary Storla Mr. Flip i tiyt. la part: "While I oOld enjoy being at youi rliir. I hope yon are not enniend k thu It la nscesutry for mo to be ihtr i handaoma man or a cren' hitor la order to make Columbl.i iniyi good comt'i aa'oner. For!) i la true, wine Ii a hopeleaa cane bJ 1 depended cn nood lookr or fatory to get llirouRli th'a world Would hare benn In the poor bouse ma rtty feort oro." lit further :aa that he line no aic (raid aor aprelal Interaata to aery f "xe no reaauii why lie cannot a fa r and impartial ccmirla Ona rejrottnbln ftalure of the in'a eiiteru!nm(;nt win bo the ab Nice of deinorrnde of tire seukore pia hare f M for nomination pur) there will be no democrat lr ttory ajillM unl bs prrclianre some ta non-offico ewklng apell-blndcia ba Induced to tuhe a chance oi,' platform with Hie uiiROdly rc Urtnni. Aaaur:ina4 aro gl'tr 1 th anoaher'a mr irlll hn mmlf ffalfdnmorr.ua, even though the) In the hoia!a4 minority. "jav, Apri so t'c ray. t 'wk p. m. th.t hour ami the rity "i" piaco. rcllowlng Uie HClltlpiil tnlUa Prof fralush of the stnle Agricultural intra will deliTor ? lecture on mat "' pnru'nlng to the college and tc irlcultural Inierratt. OBUC SERVICE WILL HOLD HEARING MAY 7 hi 'tli In tho Hi, Ke( iy publl, 'Wrlre CommlNxlon to Hear Artfu- "fits on SimmK of .Now Iktjiot. Tim PiiKh. o w . . loin . . .. . "ii oay oi May. I m inn ii ii v fn 11.. fc'tls(ltlon V,.'. IT Ik. a. .. u" IUlllUll Bare. . ltfn C'hnmlwr of Cora C? ,n"t " 8. P. A fl. rail iu,.. "I" "Pnritig will bo held l-i HrtlM ik .1 ' ""'ens ana an Cm ..t0.J1!0 Proceoding will be - - inui i. mo. brl.JaL"'.Tr .o' Commerce ha, a. ,.i.. "."u "oi er mat hi ii aMca'u d,,pot Building thixt ro- I. ?i.Vfal I'on-at to snndn.u Annr.t r" "I I hn ur .1.. " - k " 1 ' . L 11 M p i tin, .aii... f'Mie' Sorvir ""r is Deiore tno Mtura ft . omm "'on in tl kwV. .. 1HV- "Ra'nst the railroad In ,u ""UK nhout mmi rnllof "wny to , Way ""the , ,,"' ue or me city Penned t K n.ow but if. W 10 DHAH Ilia I.. ..I. .1. L real n,ci company Ha. W1 r,of the railway y- lt!f'.er' nW (hat the tnntti. . that M,n8 nc,,on u ,0 tl( L. 10 oommi"lon w'U dig LZT .lhat be with the lti-.'"Rt our cltv win v"a in id. : ?6nurat with ay 01 oP0t com Irn .. : .."' our neoda mri .nrf 4 th. t3i,"l p0,?Js d likewl9 PRISONER GIVES DEPUTY SHERIFF FOOT RAflE Drputy Hherlff Huder Outdlxtanrrd In Itarn Willi rrUonri . Muii Mukea 1 1 In f.Hauay. Doputy Shiriff Ituilnr hui nlwuv. had a rutbor chiiaty tlmmtht that Im wia some flout of foot and could hold his own In almost any sort of a free-for-all foot race. Hut lis outclassed IuhI Haturduy when a nimble footed and iilmlilu-rinKnred s well prlaonnr wire lilm ih ulin 4nd liot-fioted It out of town. An Individual whoso right name la jtiataf Alfred Johanson, but who 'ugi about with him such names na fnnnnn. Ixifmrsnd and Louslund us it na -s. was gathered In at tho duput iy Deputy llutlcr on suaplclon of mvlng stolen a suit of clothes nt other wearing appurel, which a un ion: n was inter confirmed. Tho doputy took him to tlin pnun 'louse nml beforo rutting him In cold jtorago allowed him to go to the ! iui. anil liore Deputy flutter frua n.ted au attempt on the purt of the 'r aoner to mako his gtitaway by way f tho window. Ilutlor stepped back (Ugli ly to allow Johnnsnnto pase .lirough tho door and he throw a turprlae Into the deputy by pi ssing n inn uenn run. Tho riM-e took them down the tlreol pnst tho Plana and at the Cpiaropiil church corner the deputy ould have easily winged bint, anil rus preparing to do lliut vry Uttl h:ng when enme one called to hi in ioi to shont, which d'verted his mind .'or a sernnd and the pr'acner dodgMl '...Min I,a ..rnn. II. L .... a ,.wH...a .lv ,.... iig .rjn Ull UUW1 oJtimlila street and was finally lost :o view. To cup the cl'max Jolinnson made , getaway from Portland offlclalu hn ame day. On telephene advice, te wne livoated at tho home of hie i ster, and as the officers came In the ront door he left by the back dour nd at last accounts had not been aptured. The fugitive hud been working at he Columbia county mills and wit ecu sod of having ttolim a suit oi lothes from a follow worker named Pago. The sheriff's office Is sending ou Ui arrlpt ona of h m, together wit!, 'is tilclurx. and it is thought he will be located before many days pans e .s aeMcrlnod as Xtl yeirs old velght 170 ptunds, 5 feet 11 Incnei .all. brown Inir and a native oi iwedon. Woro a gray suit, light ist and low shoes when he left, but iy some hook or crcok changed that -ostuiue after be left hero. ?RICE OF PAPER UP MUST CONSERVE "Continued advunoe In the price oi irlnt paper." says the Cottage Urovi lent nel, "makes It imperative that .very paper consorvo that commodity nd ure likely to make necessary (till further advances In aubscrtp .lon prices. Hardly a week passes a which The tijiilinrl Is not com. ellcd to loavo out advertls.ng aad .ews bocause It doc uot foel jiistl- icd in ua ng the extra paper which .vould be reQU.rod for lis publ.ca- :ltn." The Sentinel further points out .hat it h;. a "become Imperative thai to pupera be sent to any one whn illows In subscription to get In irrer.rs. l.osi than four yours ago print npor ctuld bo bought In small totb or tli mo and one-hulf -cents per ound. Today the sumo pnpor of i .lumper grade costs the uewspapei .otween I mi and clove. i coals in ton ots. In small lots It roes around lilrtecn ceuts. ' Aud 11 is a scarce oniinc d iy at tliut. And along w.th isuer ull other mnleriiils that entei nto the pulillcntion or. a newspapur .ii'.vo eky-rockoted in price, and uie tince of lubtr as well. L.ko our lottuge Grove friend the .Cat Is trvlne to conserve In paper, and our subscribers can materially m at bv soelna to It Unit their bud icrltitlous nre ktpt paid up. At the present price nud scarrlty of paper lie newspaper ptllU'.sner ranuoi ai i.rJ to carry a dead loud of unpaid lULsJrlptions. Ilesldes all this the jostal regulations rouiilro uowspa- ers to carry only paid-up subscribers on tholr lists. IO OUORUM AT ; COUNCIL MEETING nocnuso of the absence of CouU' llmon Dixon and Wheoler no meet ng of the city council wns held last M.indiv evening. There was quite . numlier of the cItUoin of the town jrosont us the proposed Joint meet mr nt the council and water board iviis tnhoduled for that night, to httali -i tit ilm urohloma roaultlng from objoctlcns offered the week bo iore to the extonslons of tho olty wator syotem now undor way. L. J. v'anOrohovon al the only member of tha water board preaont. but It is undorstood that ho wna prepcruu iw oxpluln any action taken by tut ijonrd hod tho oocnslon demandod. Sovornl nuitiors of impcrtnnco wore taken up in m Informal way and discussed, and uttor waiting un til nine o'clock for the absontees to nut In on appouriuice, tho mayor an ..n..H ih.t it wna useless to wult dodger and tho crowd dispersed TUero win unaouDieuiy u amount of bus ncss to bo handled at tho mooting next Monday night and .1.. ... n.unv mr.tters of Un as mviv ui "i",. nortanco to come before tho council if i. thmittht therj will bo a larso crowd of spectators In attondunco -.. ri,Mv. rnutea and Harold Mm rnn rimmr nrurnATinuo I imkc treW $JOexu club vrv: ia f"v - s TJ ' t roA r . CWTY CHAMBERS REPUBLICANS IT TOJRGANIZE DEMOCRATS SHY Various Comnuvrbil Organization of County Will Asaemble in Bt. Helen Today to Effect a County Organization. The agitation which has been under way by the 8t. Helens Chamber of ommerco for a county commercial irganliptlon has asauuiod dofinlte tilinpe, the result of the agitation ng that a representative mooting of varlotis commercial organUatlons of he county will be held In this, city his evening, Friday. The Rainier Chamber of Com merce promises to have a delegation 3f perhnps a dozen nt the meeting. inu aciegatiens rrom scappoose ana l.ntskanle will also be present, which a'111 embrace the four and only com mercial bodies In the county. Secretary Storla of the local cham hi. ii.on .n i,ifnnhi wnrbAr ' .0 bring about a county organization ind this evening's meetlngt will per haps see the fruition of his hopes realized. It has long been the Idea of lead-1 ng men of the separate organlza- ions In the county that a county ominerclal organization could do much to promote tho ' interests of ho county as a wholo. Many prob lems of a complox nature arise that ffect the entlro county, and It Is ,uch problem, that a county organl- ,.i!nn urnuM hunrilo. and which ould bo handled more satisfactorily tnd effectively than could bo done hy any one single organization work UK Independently. The meeting will be hold this ev ening r.t 7 o'clock, at which time at least ways and means will be de vised to effect a permanent county commorctul organization. SOUTH ST. HELENS GETS WATER TANK A big 15,000 gallon water tank win hn erected In South St. Helens n the near future. This Is a part of tho program of Improvement as outlined by tho water board to fur n'sh a more adequate water supply to the residents of the city. The tank has been ordorcd for some tlnio and It Is expeoted to arrlvo in 8t. Hole-is dally, although tho uncer tainties of railroad transportation may fause delays. It la planned to put tho big tank In place ns soon as possible after Its arrival and Supcrin ...nH.nt ino is at present making all nmni Mii that mere may ua uu m,nni.flrv delay when the nctuall construction work gets under way. I Th tnnK Will act na a ki" rosorvolr to supply the residents of that portion cf the city. For some time nhoro hao boon difficulty ox nerloncod with tho water system in thnt leet'on, duo to low pressure and small main 1 no pipes. The new tank will. It la pointed out by a mem bor of tho board, olim nato all these difficulties and glvo South St. Helens water service on a par with tho ro m:ilr.i!or of the c'.ty. Red and black is the combination of colors that Roy fY'v upon when ho repainted hli dehv "ry Ford and when ho appeared oa the streets Monday morning In the newlv decorated truck many of his Hnds congratulated him on hi. pur r new outfit, but he soon 01 ine iruv Final Filing of Nominations Shows Bixtaen Republicans Seek a Place On November llallot. Democrats Fall to Make Any Filings. The final outcome of the free-for-all nomination scramble of Columbia uallot t0 De voted ont the May primaries, discloses a net result on be-jtho Ir.st day of petition filing with county Clerk Hunt to be 16 repub- Means Thore were no filings by members of the party of tho "untorrlfied," but this doesn't necessarily Indicate that the party hue passed over or even sleeping Just resting, as It were, for tho home stretch sprint In NC'Voraber. Tho republicans will come out of tho primary with a full representation on tho election ballot for November. The chiof contests for places on the election ballot will I ho la the offices of county commls- and representative in the legislature. Two candidates aro contending for the nomination for commissioner, t 1 1 r-ttl tn B t , ff a,, nA. In .. dent rnd thre8 Jor representatlve. The list of candidates and offices filed for in this county are as follows- County Commissioner Isaao S. Daumgurdner and T. J. Flipplu. Sheriff H. H. Bunting, 11. E. La- , n .. ,i i u v 1 1 ' , , " "-""&" 8"1 . Super ent-J. W. Al- Ien and Lilll M- Lolth- County Clerk J. W. Hunt. Assessor C. W. Ulakesley, Treasurer Bessie Hattan. County Surveyor L. J. VanOr shoven. Couuty Coroner T. S. White. District Attorney George A. Gore. Representative In Legislature A. H. Tarboll, Edison I. Ballugh and Glen II. Metsker. COLUMBIA COUNTY COUPLE MARRIED On Saturday evening, April 24th, at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Emma Brittain, the marrlag" of Mrs. Bertha Meyers to Arthur Ketel was solemnized In the pres ence of only the Immediate relatives of the family. Rev. A. R. Spearow officiated. Tho newly married couple are well and favorably known iu this locality and the happy good wishes of a host of friends go wlin them to their new home at Doty, Washing ton, for which place they departed, following the ceremony, amid a shower of rice. DEATH OF WARREN RESIDENT APRIL 16 In tho death of Matthew George in Bt. Vincent's hospital oh April 18th, 1920, the community of War ren sustained the loss of a good man and kind neighbor, highly respected by all his friends and neighbors and kind hearted to a marked degree. Deceased is survived by two nephew, and one nelce, Frank George of St. Helens, waiter ueorge or ain- ton creek ana May Horton or junc tion City, all of whom were with him in his last moments. A brother and sister-in-law and a niece rest In tho Deer Island cemetery. The remains were laid to their lost resi'-lng place In the Warren cemetery. Eugene sportsmeut to build tine clubhouse. AMERICAN LEGION TO HANDLE ALL CLAIMS Tlio Ixcal Piwt of American IeKln Pr'areO to Take Up Claims of Members or Km-Kervlre Men. The Service and Information Branch of the War Department is a bureau originally established jointly by the navy and war departments to replace Into sultablo civilian occu pation every ex-service man who could work. This it accomplished with amazing results, and has now directed its aim to the aid of dis abled men, and those whoso claims against the government have not been satisfactorily settled. Its main purpose is to get in direct contact with the men themselves, find out what their trouble consists of, and then put the case before the proper official and see that it is given proper attention. The local American Legion post is prepared to take up these matters with ex-service men, and Adjutant Kussell is ready to assist any member of the post or ex-service man in the oHiLienieui oi any uinerences wltii the government. The matter may be taken up with htm either person ally or through correspondence. If you have a claim of any kind, fill cut the following questionnaire, giving your name, address, rank, company, organization and serial strongest in Columbia county. St. number, and return it to the adjutant I Helens No. 117 was instituted July of the local legion post: 30, i892. with a charter member- 1. Have you received a proper dls- ship of twenty-threo. Of tho orig cnarge. ,nal membership four are yet affill- icnnA0. y0U received yur bonus ated with the lodge C. W. Blakes- u-jj - . . Ie u- w- Clark. Andrew J. Hubert 3. Have you received your full travel pay of five cents per mile? 4. Have you received your lost baggage? 5. Have you received the liberty bonds that you subscribed for while in service? Were, the allotments deducted from your pay paid to the prdpen ' " "u " P'"Pr amount: 7. .Do you wish any information regarding the conversion of your In- surance? 8. If your Insurance has lapsed, do you wish to have it reinstated? . Were you disabled in the ser-1 Vice. 10. If so, are you drawing com pensation tor disability? 11. Are you in need of any medical care or treatment? 12. If disabled, do you wish to take Vocational Education? 13. Are you out of employment? 14. Have you received a Victory Button Issued by the Government? 15. If not, do you wish one? 16. Do you know of any tubercular soldiers? 17. If so, please give his name and address. 18. Do you know of any insane soldior or sailor? 19. If so, please give his name and address. APPROPRIATE CARS FOR JOY RIDES Parties who wish to use other peoples' cars for Joy riding, took from the old Muckle garage Wednesday night, April 21st. the Chevrolet car belonging to Victor Oliver and the Allhurn uhlcli la tha nrnnortu c C. Morton .u VI ,11-. . J J . . The parties had a very enjoyable 30 mile (it is presumed) but came to grief near the shipyard plant at Columbia Cltv. In ". ;aio maimer, the Chevrolet went off the bmk t nd the Auburn came to the assistanco of thai stranded car. However, the Auburn was backed down a 15 per cent grade and into soft mud and there it stuck. When the thieves saw they could not get either car out of the ditch, they left them. Oliver and Morton located the cars Friday night. The Chovrolet was not damaged, but the drivtr of Morton's car had smashed Into a stump or tree and the fenders on thi left side of tho car were dam aged to tho extent that new fenders were necessary. The matter was reported to Sheriff LaBare who is making ".n investlgv tlon and expects to apprehend the guilty parties. Mr. LaBare .i d his deputies are determined to break up the gang who have a habit of ap propriating for their cwn use, the cars of other people, and states that ho wishes to co-operate with auto ownoro In this respect. AN OLD PIONEER CROSSES DIVIDE The untimely death Oi' Jhn King Wednecday afternoon In his room at the Orcr.dia hotnl was a shock to his numerous friends of this locality. Deceased was net feeling very well Monday afternoon end went to his room and called for the land lady, nrd just .is she came Into the room he fell over on the bed un c6; sciou.. He uever reg lined con sciousness up to the hour of his der.th, 4 o clock Wednesday after noon. Apoplexy is the cause as signed as his death. Deceased camo to this country from Scotland In 1882 and has been a resident of this section alnco that time. His age wrs about 64 vears He leaves a brother, Andrew, of this city and two halt sisters In Scotland to mourn his death. He was well known to all the old timers and to know him was to be his trie id. He was a valued member of the local Masonlo lodge of this city and the mineral services will be under tho direction of that order. The funeral services will be held from the Congregational church at 2:30 p. ro. today and burial will be in Warren cemeterv. E..A. Rotger, mine host of the St Helens hotel, was a business visitor 'in rortlana Wednesday, ODD FELLOWS CELEBRATE BIRTH Local Odd Fellows Lodge Observed 101st Anniversary of Founding of Order. Make Large Gain in Members Kince Organization. Monday, April 21st, was the 101st anniversary of the foundation of tho order of Odd Fellows in the United States, and this history making event of fraternal orders was ob served by the local lodge of St. Helens with a splendid musical programme, speaking and banquet. The chief speaker of the evening was Hon. W. J. Fullerton, and his subject of "Oddfellowslilp" was ex haustively handled. The speaker treated his subject from the time of organization of the order down to the present time, and the facts and figures shown places the Indepen dent Order of Odd Fellows as one among the strongest in membership and finances in the United States, having a membership of 2,500,000, with 21,004 of this in Oregon. The Judge is cne of Columbia county's forceful and interesting speakers and his address was thoroughly enjoyed by t lie larco audience present. rne lnr.il lnrlcn la a mnn v tha and David H. Pope. Some years ago fire destroyed practically everything owned by the lodge, the only ar ticles salvaged being the seal and charter. Undaunted, however, by this ad versity the lodge members pushed I steadily onward and a few years later purchased property and erected their present lodge building thereon. From a charter membership of twenty-three the lodge has grown to 190 members. Financially the lodge ia in splendid condition. It has no indebtedness, owns its own hall and cemetery and has in cash on hand I prnnnH tllinn If la InuJ r. r the growing fraternal orders of Col umbia county and its members feel justly proud of their order and their membership thoreln. The ladles' auxllliary to tho order, St. Helens Rebekah No. 217, is also a growing organization and now boasts a membership of about 180. The eve.ilng's programme was as follows: Song . . ."America." Vocal sole Mrs. Cook. Violin solo Miss Dorothy Akin. Vocal solo .... Mrs. Glen R. Metsker. Piano solo Miss Fay Price. Violin solo Harley Turner. Recitation Mr. Price. Vocal solo Wm. Russell. Address W. J. Fullerton. K. OF P. ORDER GROWING FAST The local Knights of Pythias lodge is progressing and boasts a i m"e-rsnip oi n to aate, with a ?u.mber .ol new members ready to i tKO ranKS. The Increase In the order nation-, ally for the past year has been 60, 000 and it is confidently expected to bring this Increase up to 75,000 by the 30th of June, the close of the fiscal year. In Oregon the increase for, tlla 'ear 1919 has been 1821, and there has been a material ad dition to this number since the first of the year. The order now has a membership in the United States of nearly l.OOd, 000, and in the insurance depart ment new certificates were written to the amount of $10,160,500. The order recently celebrated Us 56th anniversary and it Is with a feeling of pride that Pythians pause and contemplate the beauty and handiwork of fraternity that has been builded by this groat American fraternal organization. ST. HELENS TO HAVE AIRPLANE LANDING Chamber of Commerce Takes Vp t Question of Making St. Helen Landing Point for Air Ships. As a landtag place for av craft St. Helens is to have a plo me map. A ropresontatlve of tho Oi Washington and Idaho Air, company of Portland viBlted ou Wednesday and arranged Zor f to take place here Sunday of a gull flying plane. The "hop t, and landings will be made In . rive.'. ' In conjunction with the McO. mick Interests the Chambor of CoL merce has taken up the matter o. providing a landing dock here whlcii will- put St. Helens directly on the map r.s a landing point for this clasa air craft. It is the Intention of the Portland concern to eatablis j air service between that city and Astoria, and it is in keeping with the well-known commendable spirit oi the Chamber of Commorce to get in on the ground floor for any thin? that benefits St. Helens by providing the airplane company with a suitable place to land their machines. At limited expense It is proposed to put In a . dock at the mouth oi' Nigger creek, which the represent ative of the airplane company con siders an Ideal location. The Mc cormick interests are lending aid to the proposition by tholr co-operation, and Secreary Storla ii an enthus iastic booi;ert - .... - 'viiuB niiniin Wlin reiaiivw n ' .wvUi v.7'.FW.V.-.;-..;--,.-i...-.v--,-.f ..4.