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ME XXXIX I, HELEN 5 ROUTE IS li BY NA1 URE ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER . . i . -I- J. ll mu Lm AMin , Hcemry Magnificent I (.niu, .Mountains, llivrr d A ('. Morlun. Ivy , - ,.f (111 l.ltfll kf mu i in i - ....... L .nriilni ft double ft Blkl' " n' to lake I lie Inlnnd . l i. iii Aalorlu n nilM"10 " " , km he wll to travel (uttrcwn inn "n . u h.'.i Imliitf arml I 1. Un lt Hours nor r I. .1. .if rlulttir (bc 10 iiiuko mo trip .. ,.,.,.l.mI.. vlu Ilia I 10 .li-"'" - - bo on He. ruction shirt. for rout vice the 0 P. latom. ria vine at 2 from lurid liwy ury lul lilol time -re me sole on- i;i notorial. I wouiu not on- .'. ,t.- ittluntl rnulii. tiul If J3 Miv 1 " ' - M io the grandeur of brill menu. take the Inlnnd ixoimr rri'ulml waters dron- L (agiml rucki Into whirl- nnoditu wiiii ucuuiiiui ver L ii mull riirvml fri.ni tha Viidttnd overlooking chasms ItlICQ run pi'iit-m ui aireama, flint trwe of the forala. W kundrmlii of yeara, hare llnel tul through whoae I in wind alug, or it pence mty wlilrh cuttle browse, (itttr wurdi nature had In N U ire whnt ft beautiful iMtovlil paint. I would ad ijf tlit Inlund route. It iitorla you no up the Eddie the tit y water work. Into the kit u ml follow Hie I Touni'i Hnf for a anile or pel tnirnt road, about S H h, Ukn you past tlreen ntttry nd t ln-n a mucadnm It to not very route h illmprot-d by the Clutaop tart. An average anaAd n. r boor can be maintained tsmBvenlenw. j. t nllre f.om Astoria, we iluifUh Wnlluakl on a :ti drtw bridge. The draw m i inleae a email bout rill In tow. Artnr crossing llukl, tbe road la fairly Rood. Due; ihirt turn and ft nar- M ikoaU trll thn mrxful mu U ur oi aifii '(tin la the tel. ui Jut u an lllunlrrtlon It alftl Brnilnn that some Hire itth road" arnire drlrer larifiiharp turn nnd went Wtnd h.vl to cull for aa- T1e ioIiii inio the ditch ury, but thn call for jiMHiMry. waa nullnd ilihimiM KJUIIrd. kisciiiaj etnp urn vperai rer and the "foreat i ill. In a fuw ahort yeara iwtfiifd hllla." The nmd alii ki-pt in good ahape lor thn nhort turne. per nour ca.i tie "t tllhout Inronvitnlonce. m mll from Aatorla. I fnrnnt, ii,h hlR trewi iM I wundnrod how a 10 "ld he built but ween "Mnd down the nmdo It ("Mliiii cloe to the i,wa rte cliiKii to thn cunyon. wruu road to travel, m II Iho iiiolorial uai hi the bollntn of "iho hill." k r-nhe. It U worth 'U .r , . ..... - . -"u, iiuu a ir w -.. rmii iind. it took ! noun tn i.. u.i jk li i 7. una uia- Urwell y0ll ,rn ,0 (he " ermrwarda liculii to yhiy ko-,1 ,,utik roua kill.. m. '"- f'w. The road la narrow. r'fe niiir.roiiB turnout. r'iv. id h:iv iiw.i ii,. ik. i 1 i "hi IIIU roiKi IWdTl1"""1 N",llll"'n rlr- km ii. '"" I'TOUKU r then n,o road l.-u.U b , Z ' r"iHnily chnnii ' Hnoramic Vw. rtAFhlnc ii.- -. lnn.il " line. f.,,ll'lle. or il..ir...n.... irj0"!1. "n'1 for comfort'a r.--M-1u,.ralo 0f the car. J In ordr. 'utentmiu .... . link L i " 10 "irkenfold. f' fd nllowa u anned of e per ,llr( an(, ml ,Jlrk, i? '1? ,ro,n -A-lorU. til., the bank of ,( PermltH a apeed of 25 I,. u niiruiy Dor ore I SV,il-on,y 10 6 Atraa. .1 ..... ft k,.a ""pair wora ft!,? ",,,ln ro,,Kh 1,1 r",,1 lHt week came. WU . " WU told. HOW- Wa7,. i . 0Vfin "lOUKll Ii- ' ma(9 the 10 mlloi in fee time 01 the mnlnrl.t I (111 a If i . . " li ? ""AMorta. 40 I n,a(l9 make nny fast N. flin II . . L .?r river cravel f wo - . fln ."8 "Khwny. the N con, "n:1 "no8 la ibj . "u witn tne "my of tho rood. & 3, 1920. TIRED FAT MAN KILLS WOUNDED DEER Kaat t'alla on the Animal Willi Dull Thud. for fat man. etc.. and the Mlat be llevea It to Im ii.m ... . day .ftornoon. - h V",'."""'""'- ( opelund had woilMlV wound" U came atumhllnir down rockr arth way and met Na Kant. Kuat. who waa one ot the huntlna nartv An m. ........ - ... .mhiih .Am i -""'"""" a ureut weiiclu ..v.. irauiiuiH a I5 pr CKD ruut- ami ai on a Took to rout. I In u ring aiougalue the rock and neai hy way n nlln or ...i.n i . 7.1 . "l exnauated, ull 1 1 II II ml oi. mi inn ..i.. . .' m tlod a rt-r. ( opoiiuiil took a ehot . .i. iu uuuinnr. Nilther ehot ?. "n,, tided deer tumbled on down ilm konk. ..... fell at Kaat'a feet. Kaat. ao It la illu. Duld Ilttla niitiii..n ... ... .loadlun which waa apparent In the ... . ' 'onwnntr hia truaty Ifle. Jumpod on the deera back ny one who knowa Hunt or hla counl erpurt. Katiy Arhuckle. can accur Holy gueea the ending of the deei. 11 la eufflclent to auy however hat Kual clulnia he killed the deei .lid Hen DoiMilnnrl rlulma h. .h... i. t any rate, they brouicht the der lome. or a injrtlon of It. and the mum porwun tney tirouKhl givna lae to the opinion by the alwaya eue ectliig hoitrera that llamnnr killed he deer ar afler k anted, divided the runalnder. NO. 38 CITY COUNCIL HAS SHORT SESSION Monday nlght'a liioi-llnr of the rltv council waa tiuiet and unlnlereatlug rum wie apuciaior a atandpolnl. It aa perhapa the uulet before the 4torm, aa the next meeting promlaun ic.ion in tne way or ruinonetrancea rom property ownera affected hv tha Noli Hill atreet work. Several re- nonatrunrea have been fllud and on op of thla the epwtiilor will prob bly g"t bla money'a worth In the way of oratory by word of mouth. l lie ecMloii muted perhapa un hour ind waa confined to routine mutlera. Jne queatton thut came In for aome liacuaalon waa the reuueat of the rhool hoard for tne room In the rear of the city hall for Ichool fcur- oaea. The achoi are ao crowded hat outaldo room la neceaaury. The nayor wua willing to douate tho uae f the room temporarkly, but foun. Imiin Ijirabne took the view that he dlalrlrt ahould pay for It. Coun- iilmnn O'Connor waa a close aecond o l.uruhre'a motion that the dlntrlct be taxed $15 per mouth for It. The notion carried. Wheeler voting un- lor hla breath. At te.iat no audlblt i'. und came forth. 1)1 ion wua abaent. The nominee of llghla on the city lock wua attain cnlli-d to the ntlon lon of thn council by Murnhul I'ot er. The Hclit coiupuny objected, It taenia, to putting In any polea, ao he marahal waa timtrucled to put up oino polua and have the Ilghta In- (tailed. Koine building porinlta were grnnt il nnd after n few minor dluruHHlona he council adjourned. , , . ISLAND LUMBER CO. STARTS NIGHT SHIFT THE LAST ST8?AN1D B 9l 3 il COLUMBIA COUNTY CROP PRODUCTION HUtlHtlr. CVimplled by Oie AHCHHor Off( HIm.wIiik Crop AcreftKC l'lanud for Veiur tWM Fruit Acreage Hiuall. In order to take cure of an ac cumulation of ordure, the mill of the Inland Lumber company begun to 'ork a dnub ii eh I ft Monday. The MHiipuny line aevvral ordera for South Imnrlcnn delivery ae well 3a a nutliv ber of'ordera for coaetwlae 'and cur ihipment, und the inanuKonieut de eded to put on a double ahirt. The nlalit force numbera about CO men und Increuitca the monthly pay rool of the company by $6,000 or poaalbly more. The output of lum ber for tho two Bliirta will average niiikiit tfiK.uuo tout und when the night alilft la better organized. It la oxpected that the ilaiiy ouipui win ioiiih cIoho to 20U.0UU iei. niiiiiiinnui out nut will ren ii I re more curgo apace on ateumera und mi.li mnra pur all lllllllMllH. WllU'll uulla for further expenditure for la bor In longshore work und car load ing. SHINGLE MILL MAY LOCATE MU.KH. A Bhlncle mill Ib a noaarblo new :ndutry for St. Helena. W. S. j. r tl.a Hlrntitfn H lllllCIU Mill .iiiaiikdi " . eompany, wua a vUllor In thla city Thuraduy looking over tho propom tlon of locating ft shingle plant here. . a. 1 I.I ..it 1 1 rlat Mr. Btrango ib inrgm; """'"" . u ..l. ...ill IntArnata in tu6 wuii aiiuiHio -- - ainta nf WuHhliiKto and until re cently waa the owner of ft mill at Llnnton. Klre (losiroyea mo .i l. fi unrl he has llinr U ICW wovna un- - - - doclded to locate eleewhcre and It w : ImpoftHlblo mat m. noioua " hia choice for n locution. not be The following fleurel urn tuknn from the county uaaesvor'a records relative to the agricultural and horti cultural producla of Columbia coun- y. Sttttlatlca are not available for the ye-llw, ntmee n eowpnrioeir of the two yeara in the mutter of prod uig ion and furui acreage cun be given. The review of the crop situation for 1920 Is Interesting and la here with given: 1920 Total acrea In farms ....68,165 Farms reported, number ., 771 Whiter wheat 761 Spring wheut 305 Uuls 2.479 Hurley 166 It ye 82 Com 623 Clover 1,686 Alfalfa 40 Wild or marsh hay 1.319 Other hay crops 3,101 Potatoes 785 Oilier root crops 88 Kiold peas 7ft Field beuns 10 Other crops 28 Apple trets Hearing 483 Non-beurlng 37 Cherry trees Iteurlng 13 Non-bearing H Pear trees r Hearing 7 ' Non-bearii'g 6'i I'rune treoa llearhu 1 Noii-heurlr.g 1 4 LoRanborrlei u HlackberrliM und runplmr- rl s Jh Strawberries Walnut trees Hearing Non-bearing Vt Other fruits Hearing 81 Vi PIONEER OF 1880 ANSWERS SUMMONS Mm. Mary Virginia Walklns Pasetv On. Came to Kt. Helena Ih 18M0 (YoNNod IMnina In 185JI rVncral Kcrvlii-e Today. Death summoned Mrs. Mary Vir ginia Watkins, widow of the late H. K Watkins, at her home in thla city Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock. Deceased had . bean, in. ill Jiaaltb jTor. sevurtil months und her death, while a great shock to the family, was not entirely unexpected. Mrs. Watkins wua born In Illinois, October 7th, 1849. Her parents were GOOD ATTENDANCE AT OPENING DAY Attendance of Over 500 Greets New Teachers. The onenlng di of St. Helena schools hroueht nn iLO.nnnfl. -. &4Z, which la on Increase In some ji me graaea over lust year. An overplua In the second and fifth grades will have to be taken care of by securing additional school room and this the school board ia now endeavoring to do. The attnnflAnca a. M.Ajaj t " " . ivwigcu VI J Supt. Rutherford for the firat day u UiKh fk-hool Kreshman i Sophomores ' 53 Juniors !!l6 Seniors i r Total 108 Jolm Gumin Bchuol Grade b ' 31 I 30 60 34 32 60 ? 88 7 33 8; ,.. 32 Total '.'.'.'.'330 McBride School Grades 3" 84 Si 28 S3 Total. 106 iiiii. .. - t'Wnten, " , me sue. ;'?, wont ln "arch .nd''l'"!''" car we l two ao,' ttI18h claimed Dfhi .. . "ovnrLIiBlBrlH. PROMINENT OFFICIALS VlSll a, nautai' a aw null rnn .1 offl. rrominoni ' cutis were vihuuib i , - nesdny nnd spent the day looking over the McCormlck lunilrerinK plants tucniea iiero. . Of the visitors pruuiiu..w ...uk ii.a nnrp.hnsliiK end or tueu organliatlon. were Mr WilU;mi. purchuBlng agoni mr . , Hallway oi inw jui'. " l v purchasing Knt for the nenvr A Itio Grande railroad ond Mr. Taylor, munnger of the creosotlng system ot the Contral railway. . . Those in the party were: Mr and Mrs. Williams. Mr. tnd Mrs. Taylor Mr. Laferve. H. H. Myor. n anager of the McCormlck Interests In 1 ort litnd. C. R. Webber, ass iMt agor for the Motiormlck s. n" Wlgglna. president of Hroughten 4. Wiggiua of Portland. Total acres devoted to com- morolal growth or culture of cgrlculturul and horti cultural products 11,965 Vi . MONDAY LABOR DAY v MILLS TO CLOSE Mondny, September 6th, Is Labor Pay and it Is expected there will be a cessation of business and labor activities. The mills will close down Saturday noon and resume operation Tuesduy morning. The Mist is unabte to learn If the stores will close, but It Is expected thut the morchunts will get together und decide the question, and In all probability. wl de- May teJ It Is worth while for the thoughtful housekeeper to lay ln a "iipply of groceries and meats sufficient tor . ... j... an a Mnndav dinner. lM. A r7; uauallv keens A IiewBunpw v ' open and It. employe . work seven days a weea, oui o - Mist office will be closed. BANQUET GIVEN DEPAKTlNU ai uwaiu .. . . is s Helena young in noiiui mindwomwho.lllan to state - 1 ""'fare. ents una irienua - well banquet In the Methodist church nnrlors weonosua ...... Ross -a. toast.nj.ter ani each stu dent responded to a toast. Rev. Hlsey and . A, Roa. also made ap proprlate remark. Mm. Mary Virginia Watkins Milton and Dosut Mason. Her father came West in 1852 and located in Cnyllfornlu and In the fall of that year, sent If 9 brother back to Illi nois to bring the family West. The trip across the plains was made in 1863, and the family, on account or their diplomatic manner of treating the Indians, were not molested, though ninny others were. On April 3rd, 1864, deceased was united In marriage to Henry P. Wat kins at Vancouver, Washington, and eurly in October, 1880, they came to St. Helens to reside. Mr. Watkins piiHsod away several years kgo. Deceased is survived by ner son, Fred, who resides ln St. Helens, and a grandson, Kenneth Pratt, who also resides here, and two brothers, Johu MiiHon of Tallent, Oregon, and W. T. Mason of Ashland. Oregon. One sister, Mrs. Lavonia Kandle of Port land, also survives. I The funeral services will be helcr this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the wruce Ij ,1 1 n i viiuivu v. OTi.iw.. h... deceased had been a memner tor years, and the interment will be in the I .0. O. P. cemetery near War ren. A host of sorrowing friends throughout the county who had known Mrs. Watklnw for more than a third of a century, sorrow with the bereaved ones in the passing of one who had lived here so long and whose life was so closely Interwoven with the history ot St. Helens. . RECEPTION TONIGHT FOR TEACHERS TTniW tha mmrvtcps of the St. Hel ena Womnns clt a reception will ... .... a 1. .a . v. be tenaerea 10 me iBucuonj ui iu St. Helens BChools. The affair will take place at the scnool auditorium nnd the parents and friends of schol ars are Invited to attend and get ac quainted with the teachers. There will be a musical program and lteht refreshments will be served. LAST MINUTE LOCAL PICK-UPS After ten dava nla.antitlv uti, at their cottage in Seaside, Mr. and Mrs. n. r . mcixirmicK returned to St. Helens Sunday night. A. T. Kiblan has bought the old livery stable nroDertv hntweon hi store and the Houltoi. hotel and will remodel the building into a garage. Mr. nnd Mtb. Charles Hellborn, Carl Hellborn, Jr., and Miss Ellxabeth Ann Hellborn of Portland, were week end visitors at the ..ome of Mr. ana Mrs. s. c. Morton. Hon. Norman Merrill nf riatoUnnio was In St. Helens Wednesday. Mr. Merrill has lived ln Columbia county for many years and is known to most every one In the county. Mrs. H. J,. Richardson was a St. Helens visitor in Portland Saturday. Miss Marv K Wilann nt nii spent' several days in the -ty this wees; witn aiibs JSdrie Lr.Bare. H. W. Cade believea tn tha fiitnra cf West St. Helena, so he recently Jit'ught a Dice little heme near the scnool nouse ana he and hia family lure comfort.ly Bottled in their new home. Mrs. H. J. Anderson ot West St. Helens returned a few dayg since (rom an extended visit with relatives and friends In Michigan, visiting also several other states during her ab sence. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Austin and daughter, Ruth, and Miss Julia Bell of Woodburn were ln the city Thurs day. Mr. Austin is proprietor of the Austin store in St. Helens and was looking after business Interests here. , County Clerk Hum Issued a mar riage license this week to Lawrenci Cetta and Miss Caroline Tanagut. The bride-to-be came over from Sun ny Italy to be claimed by her future husband, who is a resident ot the Yankton section. The steamers Daisy Freeman and Daisy Matthews will -arrive for load ing here this week. The McCormick steamers Willamette, Kalamath and Multnomah will arrive the first of next week. The big steamer Gerheart is expected today to load for South America. Clair Griffith of Eureka, CallfOK nia, is here on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Tuppor Phillips. Mr. Griffith was In St. Helens last year, but re turned to California and after spend ing a few months thnre decided Ore gon was the better state and he has returned to St. Helens. Mrs. S. Li. Butler who has been visiting friends in St. Helens foi the past week, returnod to her hom near ueer isiana inursauy evening. HIGHWAY PAVING SOON FINISHED Work on the highway loading out of St. Helens both ways is fast sear ing completion and the motorist's troubles from Scappoose to St. Helens and on through Columbia City will soon bo at an end,' lucof:.r as bad roads r.re concerned. Supt. Arnold anonunces that all but a mile and three-fourth of the Scappoose road Is practically finish ed and work on the unfinished por tion is being rapidly pushed. The stretch from St. Helens leading past Columbia City is practically complet ed and is ln use. A few finishing; touches will put this part of the high way ln shape for acceptance. The plants of tne construction, company along tho highway from here to Astoria made a record run of two days recently. In the two days 3100 batches of the hot stuff was laid, making an average of a mile per day of pavemnt laid. SPEED COP ENRICHES COUNTY TREASURY In addition to having a wholesome Influence upon those who wish to violate the atate laws as to r.uto speed, and making it more safe foi the motorist who obesrves the Jaw. the speed cop, H. W. Weigle, is help ing, to enrich the county treasury, His report for August, to be exact from Aug. 8th to lst, Inclusive. shows that he made 47 arrests of violators ot the law. The fines col lected amounted to $823.70 and there are two cases pending. COUNTY FEDERATION MADE PERMANENT County Community Organization ' Permanently Formed at Rainier Officer Elected and Working Plana Outlined to Boost County. Tha tpmnrtifkt-v nAni.A..A. -. ... Columbia County Community Feder ation is now a permanent factor In the county, made so by a meeting held ln the commercial club rooms namier last Saturday evening. At this meetlna- ar -aUBU V Ull IWI were elected and a partial list of members of tha board of directors chosen. Other communities and or ganizations will be represented on the board of directors as soon as their representatives are named. vincora eiect ea are as follows: J. Fllnnln nf R.iniai. .....-.. Theodore Heath, of Pomona G ranee. ..-puraiuouii jonn jl. Btorla, ex ecutive secretary of the St. Helens Chamber of Commarco treasurer. The Present board nt 'm. rectors comprise the following: W A' ?alLand A- N- Myer of.Clats-1 kanle. T. J. Fllnnln Jr ..j un. dore Heath, representing Pomona Grange, and Charles L. Wheeler and JOIin U. Bioria or Kt Mnlana. ' Following tha alartlnn a l. , , , .-. V. viuwii tee members of the new organixa- i.on goi aown to Dusmess and tenta tively outlined a plan of campaign to be followed by the federation. Columbia onnntv ho- difficult problems, the soluUon of any one being worthy the best atten tion it can ba rivan An i . - w.QMauKtMVU such as the federation must confine us enorts to a limited field of opera tion, and It was agreed that tor the present that three nrotacta ahnnM ha givon particular study. The logged 011 tana question was considered the most important problem ln this coun ty and will receive corraannnriina- at tention. Through the second nnw ject an effort will be made to see that Colunvbla county Is given a much nubllcitv aa nth nM.n counties are receiving. To this end a conservative ana effective cam paign for publicity will be Instituted. For the third nrnbu an ttnmt wjn be made to preserve the beauty spot along the roads and Highways ot the county. The development of Columbia, county Is the prime purpose of the now urKuuiiauon, ana in rough these three lines ot work much can be done that will ha nf narmanan an far-reaching benefit. Sentiment all over the county is crystallizing on the question of our cut-over lands, a,nd nearly everyone is beginning to realize that we will be in a pitiable condition In ten or fifteen years if some feasible methed is not volved to make these lands productive. This uur aisuncuve promem and it Is up to us to solve it, and to help and encourage those who are uadeavor-!na- to make a livelihood nn thla Vlnd ot land. Columbia COUntV ia tint adnrtlaavt Other counties are. It is not pos sible to find any advertising matter 'elling ot the advantages of this county. Should you go Into the Ore gon State Chamber of Commerce or .hA fltatA AYhlhlt In tha Hraonn Q.,t1,t - -- ..... ps " . wuuu- ing in Portland y6u would find noth ing regarding Columbia county. Those two institutions are head-' quarters for tourists and homeseek ars, and their attention is attracted o other counties by reason of exhib its and publicity matter, and Colum bia COUntV ia loBlnv ant Thapafnrsm the first work of the newly created loiuinuia county teaeratlon will be to compile a booklet descriptive ot Columbia eountv and tn ha nmA In giving information to numerous tn- imries regaroing in is county. We know What a llma.a Palnlaa has had with its auto park, and thla should be a fore runner of a number of such parks in the beauty spots of me county, or at least to preserve the natural surroundings already there. Tha Columbia, hlirhsaw anrf the Nehalem valley road will become x popular loop trip out of Portland, and It Is expected that several of the beautiful natural nara-a lnn this wonderful loop will be conserved. Prof. Gauntt was chosen aa head of the publicity committee, Charles u. wneeier as cnairman oi the cola, mittee on logged oft lands, with County Agent Flippin, while Messrs. .ujura, onerwooa ana wneeier are on the ftnnnna mmmlliaA T, .a men will be very glad to have the sug gestions ana neip 01 uoiumDia county citizens who have constructive ideas to present. - LABOR DAY FEATURE ' AT LIBERTY THEATRE Thn Lihertv them ra mani.iramant realizing that Labor Day is a day set aside for the amusement and enter- tammanr nr tha a-anapai nnhitu hiviv. ed a special attraction for that day. noueri warwicK, one ore tne leading actors before the public, will appeal in "In Mtzxnura." It la nn. nf tha old appealing plays and Manager bast considers that the Liberty was especially fortunate in securtna- thin attraction. In addition to the play there will also be a Mack Bennett comedy. The first show begins av 6 o'clock and there will be a second show. Mm .Ina T.awroniia whn fnmiMl. lived near Deer Island, but tor the nnflt faw Vol rm ha kun llvlna Im Portland, passed away Friday, Aug ust 1 1 in. uecsasea was it years old and had many warm friends among the old timers ln Columbia, county. Miss Levtna Borden ot Spokane Is a guest of Mrs. Hattie Veazie and family this week. '