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OllKGON MIST. MA lit! II 23, 11)00. 0. W. IluilKor was up from Clutekiiiile Tuesday. Tlie time for the city cnucim is draw I us nl(li. 0. H. A undue, of Hudson, win in Die city Tuesday, Blank note ntxl nclt Wit for siiltt nt this ollli'u, Bprlnit plimtliiK In Id progress through out tliu county. Mrs. M.J. Hoott, aflor a wocik'a IIIuchh, It coiivaloNulng. 1). VV. Price, of BcnppooHO, was in town Wednesday, Mr. Frank Dow, of Ouk island, was In thin i lly Tuesday evening. T. J. C'lccton was attuudiuit circuit fourt hi iniieuoro II) IK wuck. K. A. KVithley vUltcil rnlntlvoi till city a iluy ur two thin week. Assessor While Ntartoil out to do the field work of lit iilllce IkhI Monday. l'roM!!'tii are now favorable for an immense ytnlj of fruit in thin county. fl. It. Hose In doing the county with mi inngic miiHTn cxniimion aim lecture, a marriaga license wan innufl on Tuesday to A. D. l'lurce and Miss Ethel IliKK"1- Mr. and Mr, ftlnugliter and Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey were l'urtliuid visitor Tuesday. It looked for awhile ai thoiiuli Hprliifr 1 1 arrivud, hut then agnln, it looked uiuurent. The flower that bloom in the spring, tra la, are no dead certainty that apritig na arrived. Rev. Mr. I'hllhrook will preach next ndii y at l'erls and Yankton at the utmnl bour. John Ikons, of Vornoula, came over from the valley on Thursday on a brief viau to ruiuuvua. lk not lo backward about coming forward witn your new Item. We like to have tliciu. Captain James Good hna returned from California, and in Raid to be greatly unproved in ueallli. The comity clerk Ink nod a marriage Ilconae on the Kllh to l!urt fcchoonover ud Miaa Lydia I,. Htinncr. NW, the question arises: What will lie done with the money collected for bicycle taxes in thlf county T Mr. 8. K. Mclntyre, of Hammond, 'iuue up Monday and waa a visitor at Mr. and Mr. Kd Hillsberry'a. Our local physicians are bewailing the inci Hint too Health oi me community at present la distressingly good. W. A. Harris has purchBHt-d the Cor lint proierty on Columbia street, lie will improve the prtwiiiaes forthwith. A marringn llcenao waa issued on Wednesday, by the county clerk, to Mr. Krnest K. itarueaand Minn Mabul Clare KuWHlll, It la (aid thnt Mr. I. Ilumgnrdner, who recently went to Alnineda, Cel., Ih already speculating on returning to thia atate. Precinct commlttoeinnn should ar range for u suilahlo place for holding the precinct primurioa on the Slat of thia mouth. The popnliHt primaries for thia (Union) precinct will lie hold in I ho court bonne on hutiirday, March 31 nt, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, lieaa than two mouths' tlmo remains In which voters will lie permitted to register. About one-half of the voters Iiavo registered. Over fifty voters have removed from what ia now Uoble precinct since the last election, and about two-thirds of them were populists. Messrs. R. II. Itniley and J. N. Brlnn are putting np a store building at lloul ton, and expect soon to bo conduct ing a general buaineas there. The county troiuturer will nay the state tax tomorrow. The amount due the state this year from this county is U,l.'t8. Last year the state tax waa aliiiont f8,000. Hince the organization of the Tilla mook Logging Company In May, lHtl. it haa nut into tidewater and at the mill iKHim 8,tHX),0()0 feet of logs, at a price or $4.25 per 1000. The republican primaries for Union precinct will be held in thia city on Sat urday, March 31st, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Kvery republicau in the precinct should attend. The Tillamook Herald says: "Cuttle buyers are as thick as bees in this county. They are after yearlings and two-year-olds principally, but will buy anything thut wears hair." Vorn Mow, of Vernonia, was in town Monday evening from Brown' camp, on the Cowecmnn. lie was returning to Portland in response to an order from tho O. N. (1. to report for duty. Up to tho I nth of thla month the county clerk had collected over $334 of back taxes, with good prospects for col lecting considerable) more from that source before the month Is gone. New Firm! Collins Carry the largest stock and greatest variety of goneral merchandise of any firm in Columbia county, whore the wants of the farmer, the logger, mechanic, business man and laborer can 1)0 supplied. Their stock consist of GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, Furnishing goods, hardware, tinware, paints, oila, glas, crockery, cuttlory, blankets, oil clothing, feed, flour, garden seeds, orchard grass, garden implements, and dairy supplies, etc. etc. . LOGGERS' AND WOODSMENS TOOLS. Collins & Gray (Successors to W. II. DOLMAN.) THE PEOPLES' MERCHANTS. dooda Exchanged for Produce. llliuik note and rocelpt hooks for aulo at this o J lice. The four-moiitha'-old son of Mr. and Mr". George llroua died hiat Saturday at I o clock alter an ill net. of but a few hours, The remain were laid to reat hi iiuu I'eiiowr cumotery Sunday after- IWIIl (leorifO A ililnrmn vull k l... was aeuii laat Hnturdity night on board" the IIuhmhIo. He was en roiito for Ka- inma. ueorge had Just returned from Molilalia, where ho hud been engaged ill lllllllMlf. Compared to aouio of the conntle in me anile, tlie number of tuu ntrniloii In Coluinblu county is quite large for thia ihite. Over in Tillamook county but 224 voters had registered up to the iuwi ui (in mourn. A number of relative of Mr. J aeon uoorge went to Portland Huturday after. noon to winner mat ladv a suror ae arty, tbeoccnalon being her birthday. Urn. George was irlven a beautiful net of naviianii ciiiiia dishes as a birthday present. The Telegram contained an account on Friday of a nronoial to build a rail road down the Columbia river from near 1 he Uullea. The projector are tlie mime people who were recently with Kt. Helen people figuring oil the road to ruismirg, A Voting 1'enmV flocletv of Christ Inn Endeavor haa been organized in thia city with quite a large membership. Tlie meetinga will be held on Thuraduy evening of each week at the Congrega tional church at 7 p. ui., commencing inurstiuy, March anil. AVelat Itroa., of Oak Point, opened up their logging camp laat week. They will operate two camp thia year, and will work two logging enginea, two borne teama ami one ox team to do the yard ing for the road engines. They expect to employ aoout mty-nve men. The United State government haa purchased the Nteamer Columbia from the Northern Pacillo Htcaniahip Com pany. The veaaul will make aeveral trip between Kan Francisco and Ht. Michael, and will then go on the regu lar Manila run for the remainder of the yoar. Cuptnin Henleiaon'a host of friends 111 be greatly pleased to learn that he ia improving in atrength at the hospital in Portland. Those who have called to see him, a well aa his physician, now express tlie belief that he will recover nil be able to return lioine in due course of time. Houlton boy iiave a baieball nine, ami the member are walking around on their tip-toes, with a feather in their hat and a detlnnt twinkle in their eye. And from the appearance of the personnel of the team, the feather might not lie so easy to pluck, neither would tlie de fiant look be so easily banialied. Mr. Krneat Bobbin and Misa Eva Sliintaflor were married Sunday, March lllh. at the home of tlie bride s parents. Mr. and Mra. Enoch U. Shintatfur, at Castle Hock. M!8 hhintnfler waa a rea dent of thin citv for a number of year and Mr. Hobbin I a prominent young business man ol caatle Kock. Henrv ISumirnrdncr. of Deer Inland ran Into a "War's neat" a abort time ago. He found three bruins com lor t ably liilieruatod in a hollow log, and bv the assistance of a dog and the well directed bullets from his trusty rifle, he killed the whole lot of them on the spot in less than fifteen minutes' time. Work was beuun on Tuesday by the Multnomah county commissioners on the building of a bieycle path from I'ort Innd toward the Columbia county line. Tho path will be improved for a distance of seventeen mile. If a path from St. Helena to the conntv hue could be made. wheeling from hereto Portland would be pleasant instead of Irksome, The tags to lie placed upon the bicy cles whoaeownera pay the $1.25 tax levied by the court, have not vet arrived, the cost of tags and receipts shall not be in excess of zo cents lor eacn bicycle, ac cording to law. It will probably not cost more than 10 cent each to collect and properly tag the bicycle. This coat is to lie borne by the county, A man in Montana named Coffee haa pplied for a divorce on the ground that hi wife roasted him and kept him in hot water, ins wile ottered in defense that alio didn't know any other way to keen Oolloe good. That settled it. It is sad their relations should )e strained, and right in the cream of life, too, but how could they stnud the perpetual grind. The boilers and emrino arrived down from Portland this week for tho new mill to be iut in near the big dam on Milton creek by K. C, Htanwood A Oo. Tho gentlemen who are putting in the plant mink iney nave a goon snow to conduct a successful business. The mill will be rushed to completion aa speedily as possible in order to prepare for this summer's work and trade. Tho Tillamook Headlight Indulges In some political notes in the following language: "We wonder if there are any popocruts left at South Prairie? Surely, when the last returns of the cheese fuctory gives dairymon 30 cents per pound for butter fat, calamity howl era must feel like whipped dogs when they ace so much prosperity everywhere. We won't charge the popocratic speak ers at the comina election if they will use this eye-opener when trying to stuff their hearer full of calamity." New Goods! & Gray ST. HELENS, OREGON Next Hunday will be funeral day of the Second Oregon's doud soldier. Flags will float at half-mast on that dayall over the state, and Columbia county cit- iui liiumu nui oo lorgetiui oi uuty on that occasion to nav a trlbui.n of rof. to the fallen horoe bv unfurlfrur the aim a niiu Dlf ipes, Henry Ilumgardner wa up from Deer uiunu last iTiiiay. iionry wa up to secure the comforting slash of the sur geon's knife through a fully-developed cai biinclo on hi loft hand. The dis turber of Henry's pence of mind and bodily comfort bad been making days and night miserable for him for some time. About twenty-eight young poople, pruwiit hiiu former member oi aire, J. r,. llrous' Hunday Hflhool clam at Rainier, guve her a surprise party at her hotnn tuut. HVMnw aOM..n.. rni. nrl'uir waa planned and carried out en tirely by the little onea and waa a gen uine surprise to Mrs. Broue, who thor oughly enjoyed the occasion and the Kimiiy spirit which prompted it. The fusion populists who have gold out iiioir party to tne democrats ore loud in their denunciation of those of their party who refuae to act as cata pitwa for the purpoao of drawing demo cratic ctiCMiiutH out of tho fire. It ia the old story of "stop, thief," Intended to detract attention Irom their own scheme to laud the popullxt permanently in the democratic fold. Hone burg plain dealer. Mr. John Franta, of Houlton, was in this city on Thursday of last week, the first time for over a vear, coming in to register, in order to be able to exercise his right to vote. Mr. Frants's health improve slowly, however, he I able to go about hi farm, but is unable to take any part in the conduct of the affair of the place. The stroke of paralysi lie received a couple of years ago left him quite helpless. I. O. Wiksstrom has lust completed sawing an order of 20O.(KW feet of clear lumber for the Hand Manufacturing: Comoanv. of Portland. TMh lnmlwr la of all dimensions from 14x14 to 12x12, ana aim win be usea lor mushing the interior of some of the buildings of Stanford University at Palo Alto, Cal. Mr. Wikstrom beiran load inn a bin scow at Hoffman's wharf Wednesday morn ing. Kalamt Bulletin. St. Helens Is on the move, that is. St. Helena people are movinir from one house to another. Important change that will take place between now and April 1st wiil be Urlnn's aaloon, which will be removed to the bnildinir now occupied by Morgua' merchandise store. Morgus will remove lite stock of goods to the building next to the bowling alley, known as the Cooper building. Mr. Harris and family will remove from the rear of their store building to tho Cor liss house, "up town." Mr. Dalton send down another prop osition to build a railroad to Nehalem valley, but one would forthwith conclude from the demands of the proposal that we uo not want a railroad very seriously. Hie recent demand is for 600,000,000 feet of timber, to bo raised as a subsidy, for which stock in the road would be issued to the person giving the timber at the rate of $ an acre for the timber, or $8 an acre for both land and timber. There are other demands made which renders the proposition quite unacceptable. Mrs. M. J. Watts brought suit in the justice court in Portland laat week for 250 damngea claimed to have been sus tained liy reason of pail full of tar bclng spilled over her while she was walking up Morrison street. The pail of tar was being hoisted from the aide walk to the roof of the Kt. Charles hotel, and just as Mrs. Watts passed along the pail was upturned, the entire contents splattering over her. No doubt tho damage amounted to a great deal more than was awarded her by the justice, who seemed to think $13 waa a suflkient sum for her to recover. Foreman James Rowley, of the Northern Taeidc section crew, whose section extends from one mile south of Houlton, to six mile north of that place, stated to a Mist reporter one day thia week, that within the laat three years, over 20,000 tiea have been placed on hi section. Northern Pacific track age from Portland to Uoble ia said by railroad men to be the best of any on the lino lietwecn Tacoma and Portland. Mr. Rowley bus his crew engaged this Bpring in placing new ties, and be is endeavoring to maintain the reputation his piece of road now bear of being tlie beat on the line. II. O. Howard, of Yankton, met with a very distressing accident at his mill Thursday morning. He waa running a planer, when something went wrong With the machine. Just at that time, for some reason, the engine was b topped. Mr. Howard, forgetting the circum stances under which the machine he was operating had come to a standstill, attempted to remove a (ward from near the knives of the planer, at that instant the engine being again started. His machine was aim started in motion and the little finger, the third and index linger of the left hand were frightfully lacerated, in fact, they were nearly sev ered from the band. Tax money ia pouring into the sheriff's ollice. The roll ha been in the hands of the tax collector just a month, and nearly tOOOO haa already been collected. The first week the collections amounted to $48.06 ; second week, $019.26; third week. $141)2.61, and Deputy Hattan state that the receipts for the present week win be over .nnnt. it require two or three week after noticex have been ent out for the people to benin very freely with their liquidation, but the rate at which taxes is being paid is quite satisfactory and evidence the fact that the collection this year are going to be a readily made and aa satisfactory to the county as wa the case last year. Blackford take u to task for not edit ing his paper, or in other words, because we did not write up the deliberations of the county central committee when it was in eeeaion in tma city two or three weeks ago, and send him a detailed re port. Ilie call for a county convention, which appear in another column of Tiih Mint is the essence of the deliberations of the committee, printed entirely and solely a a matter of news, without compensation direct or hope of compen sation In the future. We prepared the copy ourself and hustled the signature of the secretary in order to make the statement authentic. There wa no resolution offered by the meeting that the county papers be furnished copy for the call, which we interpreted as mean ing that if we were permitted to furnish our reader with desired information, wo would have to do so upon our own responsibility. Brother Blackford had ample opportunity to interview the member ot tne committee irom ms pre cinct, who would have undoubtedly gladly given him all desired informa tion. We beg Brother Blackford's par don for our failure to act as special correspondent for him, and drop the controversy by saying that in future, aa has beon the case in tho past, all deaired information regarding county affaire can be had bv reference to the column of Tim OiiKiioN Mist, the paper that print all Important new from ovor the county. NO RAILROAD FOR US. Mr. Palton and Ills Company "Wlth- . draws from the Field. The proposition made to the people ot Columbia county by 15. C. Dalton, rep AHA,in iiw, ... i.; ... .i .. ;itciiwii4 win wiuiuui auiu iiBiisiuiu Valley Railroad Company, to build a railroad from 8t. Helens to Pittsburg, has tteen withdrawn. The company feel that it left it proposition open a sufficient length of time to enable the people to raise the subsidy asked for, and aa there wa failure to do so, the withdrawal wa concluded upon and the people so notified by the receipt of trie loiiowing letter irom Mr. u. u. Dalton: VAHCoirvBH. March 16. 1900, K. E. Quick, Ksq., Chairman C. & N. v. it. k. donation conimunltee, ot, Helen, Or. Dear Sir : We beg to notify you here with of our withdrawal of our offer to construct a railroad from the Columbia river to Pittsburg. We consider that w have left our offer open snflicientlv long and in Justice to ourselves, do not leei justified In longer Dtnding ourselves. Hhould you have any further proposition to make in tho near future wo-eliall be glad to hear from you. Thanking you for the many courtesies extended to us, we remain, dear sir, yours respectfully, U. S w. v. H. K. Co., Per E. 0, Daltok." WARREN ITEMS. Prof. D. O. Allard visited at Houlton last Hunday. ' Mr. E. Harms wa a Portland visitor one day last week. Mr. and Mr. A. Slaven were on the sick list last week. Mis Garnet Lynch visited at Scap- poose last ctunuay.. Mr. 3. S. Bacon did business in Port land last Monday. Mr. and Mr. Pennick were Portland visitor last Monday. David Pattulo waa down from Port land day or two last week. Miss Lillie Beaver visited with rela tives at Heap poo ae a few days this week. The republican club met as usual at the schoolhouse last Saturday evening. Mr. Lizzie Oatfield. of Portland, vis ited with relative at this place last week. Mr. and Mr. Jensen, of this place. visited with relative at Yankton last Sunday. Mr. Weatherly, manager of the Sun- sot creamery, was down on business last ruesuay. Quite a number of the farmers have commenced their spring plowing and gardening. Mrs. J. W. Tinkbam and Mr. Cora Allenbaugh were doing buaineas in St. Helens last Friday. Mr. Tate and wifo and Mr. Lane, of Scappoose, were the guest of Max Berg and family last Sunday. Mrs. R. A. McKay, of Scappoose. and M.. t a r ti.i. :.:,.j at Houlton last Sunday. Mr. E. Hall bade farewell to hi many friends and old neighbors laat week and made bis departure lor Kansas. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. George Brous, of Houlton, was buried in the utld rellows' cemetery at this place last Sunday. Sunday School met as usual last Sun day afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. w. t . liaker. A laree number of the little folks were in attendance. Sunday was a fine day for wheel rid ing. Quite a number oi the young folks had tboir wheels out, while a few who did not have wheels contented them selves by taking a buggy ride. Quarterly conference will be held at the residence of Henry Larsen next Monday evening:. Everybody is cor dially invited to be present. Rev. Deck and Kev. uenahaw will conduct the services. A party wa triven at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Larson lost Saturday evening. Games of all kind were in dulged in until 11 o'clock, when light refreshment were served. All spent a very pleasant evening. VALLEY ITEMS. The weather is beautiful, but the roads are bad. Mrs. Fred Brim paid a short visit to Mrs. Avers the early part ol last week. School opened on the 12th with Miss May Whitney, of St. Helens, as teacher. People around here are about through seeding and are preparing to get in their garden truck and plant the spuds. S. Lampa and Frank Gliniccki left here the middle of last week for tho Columbia river, to seek employment in the logging camps. Mis Mertie Avers came homo from Butteville, where she has been attend ing school during the winter. She was accompanied by Mis Retta Dawson. They arrived here on the 13th. We have saved many doctor bills since we began using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in our home. We keep a bot tle open all the time and whenever any of my family or myself begin to catch cold we begin to use the Cough Remedy and a a result we never have to send for a doctor and incur a large doctor bill, for Chamberlain's Cough Remedy never fails to cure. It is certainly a medicine of great merit and worth. D. S. M hac kle, General Merchant and Farmer, Mattie, Bedford county, Pa. For sale at the St. Helens Pharmacy. BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS. The undersigned, having purchased a cockerel from the famous prize win ning flock of Geo. W. Downs, of Port land, to run with his fine thoroughbred hen, is prepared to furnish eggs at the moderate sum of 60 cents per setting of thirteen eggs. Leave orders for egg at Collin & Gray', St. Helens, Oregon, Cuas. Tabhell, Houlton, Or. Stallion "OTTO" Will make the season of 1900 at my place on Milton creek, or where conven ience may dictate. THIS STALLION Is eight yeara old, fifteen hand high; was sired by "Farwell." His dam wa "Maud," a full Morgan, Terms; Insurance, $5.00. G. 0. BARGEB, Yankton, Or. Van Try It. If Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure, which i sold for the small price of 25 cts., 60 eta. and $1, doe not cure, take the bottle back and we will refund your money. Sold for over fifty years on thia guarantee. Price-25 eta, and 50 ct. Hold by Dr. Edwin Rob. NOTICE FOIt PUBLIC AT0N. IAKD Orrics at Obioom Oitt, Ob.. U.mh IT. I. InnA NOTfCB IB HEREBY OIVKN THA THE oU'Wing-named settler Iihs fllud notice rf hid Intention to make final proof In Hiipnortof inn cntiin. ann mai nuia prooi win ne mane De fore the County Clerk of Columbia county, at oh. nevus, urefffnj.ou Briny 9, ivuu, tub: VALENTINE WACIIOWIAH, ITomeitefM) entry No. 11,0ns, for the sonthwent of Neulion &, towiiHhlp 6 north, range 2 went. He namua the fofiowltijr witneHnes to prove in u,iiuiiuutjs rtfiaen;e upon and cultivation 01 nam una, vu: vniemi onniocki aim An drew Kinowikl, of Valley, OroKou; John Ul inan and Bolotnon Itock, of f'crl, Ortwun. ffi2a CHA8. B. MOOKKti, Keglater. CITY TREASURER'S NOTICE. Orrics or Citv Tkrasitbkb, u. If.,,., t .. T . .. tut 1nnn rpHE CITY TUKAHIiKER OK HT. HfeLKNH, A OrnKon hereby iflvea notice that all war- ranmoi mis city wnicn iiave oeen present and endorsed "Not Paid for Want of Kunds, rant of ihl city prior to March 20th, 1XM), and warrants No. 422 ana euaoneu on mat date, win nepaid upoo (ireiieniaiiou h, me. interest win not oe &i uwed alter this date. DAVID DA Via, City Treasurer. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Notice is hereby given that I, the undersigned, have been, by the Honora- Die county uourt ol the State ol ure- eon, for Columbia County, appointed administrator of the estate of George Price, deceased ; that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present tne same, witn tne proper vouchers, to me, at Pittsburg, Columbia County, Oregon, within aiz month from the date of this notice. Dated March 16, 1900. W. D, Cabb, Administrator of the estate of George Price, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Notice is hereby given' that I, the underaiirned. have been, by the Honora ble County Court of the State of Ore gon, for Columbia County, appointed administrator of the estate of Sarah Case, deceased ; that all persona having claim against said estate are hereby required to present the same with the proper vouchers, to me at Pittsburg, Columbia County, Oregon, within six ujuiiuia irom um UHte oi inia notice. Dated, March 16, 1900. W. D. Cask, Administrator of the estate of Sarah Case, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Notice is hereby (riven that the under signed liaa been appointed administra trix of the estate of Wm. L. Graham. deceased, by the Hon. J. B. Doan, judge of the County Court of the State of Ore gon for Columbia County. All persons having claims against said estate are re quired to present the same, properly verified, to me at Marshland, Oregon, or at tne otnee oi t. v. Uranam, ZU6 Mar quam building, Portland, Oregon, with in six uiontns irom t tie date oi tbis notice. Dated this 9th day of March, 1900. Maude E. Gbauam, m9a6 Administratrix of said estate. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. x- : i i. l n i t ... .oncc ib iiervuy given mm. x, tne un dersigned, have been appointed admin istrator, witn tne last will annexed, of the estate of George Hayes, deceased, bv order of the Conntv Court of the btate of Oregon, for Columbia county ; tnat an persona navinz claim airainst said estate are hereby required to pre sent the same, with proper vouchers, to me, at Mayger, Columbia county, Ore gon, within six months from the date of tma notice. Dated March 2nd, 1900. C1IAKLKS MAYGER. Administrator of the estate of Geome tiayes, deceased. mztn&l ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. Notice ia hereby triven that on Satur- aay, April -'lat, iuuu, at VI o'clock, noon, at the court house door, at St. Helens. Columbia county, Oregon, pursuant to an oraer oi tne uounty uourt ot the state of Oregon, for Clatsop county, maae ana entered januarv tn. iduu. l will, as administrator of tlie estate of UUB.1U GB,U. UWMOCU, 0111 M 1. UU11U auction, to the highest bidder for cash, L. , ,K .i .4 vi .r,r K .1 .... -i, i.i ;.. the following-described real property be longing to said estate, snd situate in said Columbia county, to-wit: Lots two, three and four, and the southwest quar ter of the northeaet quarter of section six. in townahin 6 north, ranee 5. west of Willamette meridian in Oregon, con taining aoout lou.u acrea,' Dated March 23rd, 1900. JOHN L. CARLSON, Administrator of the estate of Edward Weatby, deceased. m2m30 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION. In the Circuit Court of the State of Ore gon, for the County of Columbia. Nina M. Emerson, Plaintiff, vs. Charles. V. Emkrson, Defendant. To Charles V. Emerson, defendant in the above entitled suit. IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF Oregon, you are hereby required to ap pear and answer the complaint Bleu against you in the above entitled euit by Tuesday, May 15th, 1900. Said euit is commenced by plaintiff airainst vou for divorce UDon the crnunda of desertion, and if you fail to answer between now and said time, the plaintiff will take judgment against you for di vorce and the dissolution of the mar riage now existing between you and said plaintiff. This summons is served by publica tion in pursuance to an order made by the Honorable Thome A. McRride, Judge of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for the County of Columbia. irated March 13tli, 1900. said order providing that the first publication of tbis summons should be made on Friday, March 16th, 1900. 8. C. SPENCER, Attorney for plaintiff. SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION. In the Circuit Court of the State of Ore- son, for Columbia County. Blanciii S. Babnes, plaintiff, vs. D. J. Barnes, defendant. To v. J. Barnes, the above-named de fendant. IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF Oregon : You are hereby required to ap pear , and answer the complaint filed against you in the above-entitled Court and cause on or before the 13th day of April, 1900, and if you fail so to appear and answer, for want thereof plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief de manded In her complaint: The relief demanded is the dissolution of the marriage contract now and here tofore existing between plainlirt and de fendant, on the ground of wilful deser tion, and for the care and custody of the three minor children belonging to plaint- id1 and defendant. This Bummons ia published by order of the Hon. J. B. Doan. judge of the County Court for Columbia county, Ore gon, made February 24, wwi, the first publication being Friday, March 2, 1900, and the last publication being April 13, 1900. 'Jr. A. HALL, Attorney for plaintiff. If You will Give Them a Trial They will Convince You that what is Said in this Advertisement is THE TRUTH Our Large Stock of- DRY GOODS GROCERIES Consists of the Highest Standard of Quality, which we aim to sell at very reasonable prices. RUBBER GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION ....BOOTS AND SHOES.... DART & POPULAR ST. HELENS, o Manufacturer! ...All Kinds of Rough 6 Flrlnr... Rustic ...Celling Dimension Lumber,.. SCAPPOOSE, - St, Helens Meat Market J. H. DAKT, MUTTON, PORK, VEAL BEER Breakfast Bacon, Cottage, Picnic and Westphalia Hams. Pure Lard. Highest Cash Price Paid for Stock., St. Helens DR. EDWIN ROSS, Proprietor. Prescriptions carefully and accurately compounded at any hour of the day or night. Orders by mall for PAINTS, OILS, PAINTERS' SUPPLIES. ..St. Helens ST. 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