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s fans' Hm. mI l. Vol. XXVIH St Helens, Oregon, Jan. 29, 1909. No. 9. COLUMBIA COUNTY BANK INOOHPORATED DOES A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS PRINCIPAL CORRESPONDENTS! First National Hank, . . Portland Ore t S. National Hank, . . . Portland', Ore' Hanover National Hank, - . New York '' Officers Win. M. Ross, I'lcsi'tlem and Cashier; Kdw Ross, Vice President; A. L. .Stone, Assistant Cashier. Directors Wm. M. Ross, M. White, James Dart, I'M will Ross, in C. T. I'liKKl'Ol K. E. QUICK. r. n. nuKcoit Tun Columbia County ABSTRACT AND TRUST CO. TlTLKS K.KAMI NKD i? ABSTRACTS Ma!)U J7 Non-Rksidknt Taxes Paid y Rkal Kstatb Loans, etc list and Oregonian $1.80 PICK1 VICAR LOCAL s t (J i ;) t l t . i t $ r JOB PRBftTSngG IS OUR OUSINESS liuvo tin? Iii'stuiul moht fully cquippt'il. lob Pi hit InjI (Ulicc in Columbia County u .. 1 ...! i : .'" 11 . . 1 And wo arc prepared to do all hinds of Printing on short notice and at most reasonable prices k TRIM Will CONVINCE OREGON RfJIST 0 Van Ai ki'.k's Suit-Charles Vim Au kcr, win, was iirifhlt-il on tin- charge ol lobbing I he Rainier Jmiik while lifting nun miller ami against whom the Kriinn jury n limil to return mi ndicl went, lm sued Ihr. National Surely 'ompany, Ht whose Imtigation the or "HI . made, (, f 20,(100, ami the case linn Ix-en on trial this werk in the Dulled States Circuit I'ouit In Portland. Vim Aukcr sets up in hit complaint that lie untiled on a iliiiruo ol embezzle mriil whin the lots ol fHH7 olthe bank's Hinds had been di -covered, uiul biought 10 Portland by Sherifl Sieve in and l')'lK'l in Hid Mttlttioiiiuli County J 1 . I.n'er, according to Van Anker's plaint, he wan tenioved to the i.iil in St Helens by .Sheriff White, ol Columbia County, who Mihicclcd liiiil to the tin iiilliiitiuu of taring handcuffed (luring the trip, mill suffering vcek'u incarceration Hi n iluiigtnn tlmt ! described as n "bail iiiellliiif nmt filthy" idace, I'uon being ' night before committing magistrate he wasditt hurgt-d for lack ol evidence to luiiviel, lb clarcs Van Anker, mid the grand lory afterward ignoied nn jinl it;t nil lit UL'.iiii.l liiut (or the mine reason He states Itirlber tint during thi) period the sutcly comiiatiy, which had tu make gooil all li to the bank, engaged "c lectivei in their search lor evidence again! the susjicct, who retorted to then einiuovrit that Ibev were unuble tu lilld any evidenc to establish Ins guilt. The loruicr cashier ulltgcs also that lii bii-iiu-M uml i e mil ut it II have U-en r.i m il by the oiriiiliiin, and ilemaiuU i K'iU II IjiiIiii arroriliiilv. I). J. Iluilies l.ewia C. tiiirricut, ol this city, lire at' tortiry lor Villi Anker, while J. C. Mwinlrr ri pre!ent the defense I'AKfN I r At my premise in Hmil- loii nn I'ridnv January Mb, u two yrur tihl lloU till bull. (J iter rim hac the uti in! by u vim; ex)n n c ol keep nml COl tl tllil illlvei; .illclll. I HANK I". M1I.I.KK. i U, CiUini wii a rurtluinl visitor on Monday biit. I want to contract f r the vluini inj; ol 10 or it) acre in aw '4 nw V ec. 34 tp 4 n r 2 w A'ldrea W. It. Yi.unij. l ort St ei, ( iej;iii- l-Iii1 I'. II l.mid, ol : rrtii, p-iid tlx Mi.sT oltue a vnit Monday. Tikks l"l'--At iiij j-rriiiivc in Houl- 11 n fi l lnik lloiitein heifer nlxjut 10 n in;!.M. ( ner i 'i have fcimc by p.i; in for ' i ! and t' e ol this l'vi ..in.;.. W. I.: T H.MAN. 11.. uilrd Artivaim ol '.Viurcn tnter t.i'i id with ii fne dance in their lu!l S-i uivUiy iii(jht. Ti e :.enilniic was Ke and ever; one bad nil excellent lime. VI i 1!f iir vr itf ik iir H w u iff t;ii f in DART & MUCKLE Carry a Complete Stock of the Dcst in General Merchandise at Lowest Prices Consistent with Quality. Country Produce nonghT3" Sold. When in Need of Groceries, JDry Goods, Hardware, Hoots or S!)CS e Sol icitJYou r Pat ronagc JndAs Biirc You Courteous Treatment st. iil;i.i:.ns, oruuon t ?1 :225.5&--r- Hi ! Hi VI li m m w l if Hi Itf Hi W Hi r Hi 1!! Ill Iff HOULTON LIVERY AND FEED STABLE L. H. COAUIS, Prop Good Livery Rigs at Reasonable Rales. Drummers Trade A Specialty, lloulton-St. Helens Hack. iMvri lloiiltoii nt 7::i0 to meet l'riil'l,retiirnin((iiieet'i north bound A A (1. truiii, retiirnint! llelenmifUT train lenvey. lenvinR their lu tin.ob. meet 11:18 Irniu. Meet a 3:M train nnl htenmet ImUW in nlletliooii. If you arc not union our I'ov al i luhii -it littler bltl Kr:nle Kko.1i miii should Unm at oiuf. There aic none U-lter; anl n ineiiiltr, yo:ir muiicy luck f kihxIs arc net as rep resented. Ilnvn just nol in a desh and larijtf vurieiy. Maple )rup. aeteally pure Also inaplo and rmk candy blend, which i the Mime aa la usually told for pure maple, l'enc ck l'lunr. Ask those who luive used it. It' the lK-.t floiir ever wild in St. Ileb n. If you call lor a jhhuiiI we nlvc you alxteeii ouiicen. Help u to (-ive von the best possib'c aervice bv reKrtiiiK any errors or faulty Knoll. M. I'. liKAY, St. Helen, Ore. One ol t'. v Ixiiler tube ol the teamer Minn Ada Slirader and Rity Lattin were T. J. Potter buret at the boat a leav- united in wedlock at Houlton, Oregon, injj here In t Sunday, tcalding one of the ou Momlny, January 20tli, Hcv Jainea fircuieu. i.e tout had to tic up here I'". Lewis ofliciatirig. Mr. and Mr, until lute l: the night, when the Harvest Lnllin are both highly isttemcd yonitg (Jiicen lov . I ber Into 1'oitland. 'J'he in- people who have lived in this neightjor (iircd war. .ai treated here by Ut. Cllfl hood for a number of yearn, and the Mist audwaa t.'. . t iirda taken to the hospital in Port lun '. Ilia injiirica ure uot aeri ioua. No Wonijkh St'NK The leaii;cr T. S. Potter inn into the ton I out No Won der last Ti. cluy afternoon, near the mouth ol the Willamette, crushing her hull. The Ixiat tunk rapidly, but the bow ta)ed uliove water, and the crew was able to go aahore. Will tlai'e city lota for tiin1er landt joint their many friends in wishing them a long and happy life. They will make their Lome in Houlton. Work tiai been resumed upon the construction of the St. Helens Mill and at the St. Helens quarry, and work has been commenced at the St. Helena laundry, and on the construction of a thirty r.om lidditiou to the St. Helen Hotel. Also the St, Helens Logging Company (newly organized j is bacing a goodly supply of in Oregon r Wash! gton. Mill Uml ! lan-nery printed at the Oregon Mist Company, 7 llCoihett Ituilding, Portland ! olicc. Sure, too, ilttre aie wore resi Oregon. " 2-12 j ''enccs being built in St. Helens t!i?n in The lollowiliL. ofliecii of Vail Grange 0 U" ,0W" U'K COUnl'' am' ,UaUV Deer Island No. I'lM were installed by Stale Lecturer more will be needed to accommodate the J. J John-oil on Jauuary Slsi i'. II Lund ; Overseer, K, O. H.iieu Lecturer, K. A. Hoyl; Steward, K. K l..irs ii ; Chaplain, Kliita Iliucn ; Tieasui er, A I), hailt : Secretary. V i . 1 - Mas cr, 1 mium-i. iieieus. Kali foi old St. Full blooded Barred Hock cockerels for sale Kt fl.M each. N. Pincaney, J. Puller-' Ciirico, Oregon. Ion ; Gale Keeper, J. A. Uergle; C'cics, lixcaviting has len coiuuieni ed for Deer Island Grange No. 331 installed the following officers at their last meet ing, January Iti; Master, M. W. Brown; Overecr, Mrs. Tina Applcton ; Lecturer, Mrs, Kuinii Smith; Chaplain, George Merrill; Secretary, J. A. Holladay; Treasurer, Gust A. Johnson; Steward, Gtistaf Johnson ; Assistant Steward Philllip Lauftnaa: Lady Assistant, Mattie M. English ; Ceres, Alice Brown ; Pomo na, Helen Howell; Flora, Maggie Razey; Gate Keeper, N. Ward. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Cox are visiting Mrs Cox's parents Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Audress, this week. The dance given by Deer Island Grange January 2.1 as a thorough suc cess both financially and (ocially. Captain ind Mrs. Thomas Ivgan and infant soil of Seattle Washington, are vi.Mtiug Mrs. I gan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H . C. Gore, at their home near Deer Inland. Miss Lena IJaker spent Satnrday and Sunday with her parent at Warren. Miss Flora Knyart and Guy Swager, of Keho, Wash ., were Deer Island visit - The sui plv id water here up to this week was iiiudeipiiilc even lor times who u c it only as a chaser. I'oK Sai.U A new House, with good tot, lor f tit 0 ; also I'll choice lots, (ither singly or in groups. 1 will ulso sell HO lots, nil in one group, including h'OO left ol deep water Iront a choice lui'tory kite. Wm. M Ross. Work at the Clmmniwi logging camp. except on repairs and construction wink, has li't'ii suspended this week. The htidge near the N, P. crossing was washed out by the flood and a number of the sidings (it the lower enmp were washed away. It will probably take a week before the damage cull be repaired, and work resumed with the lull crew ol about three hundred people. Syrup (( White Piueand Tar, the old reliable cough remedy. Vor sulc by A.J. Deming, druggl.-t. MimiricHAiiit PlU.lts Instead of three prints advertised, there will be six awarded at the mask ball in the AC- . Hall l'ebmarv Lllh. Two first r best dressed lady and gentleman, i u- second for best sustained liuly nun ,., .,,il,.iiuin character, and two third for the best comic characters. Go alter one ol them. I'tKNTisT Dr. Rainbo will be In St. Helens, at the St. Helens Hotel Friday and Saturday ol each week, prepared to do all kinds ol dental work. r,,... farms under cultivation In ji linn ii,, r...it Twiii Fulls irriirated tract. Will trade tor timber lands iu Oregon or Washington. Fall" Company, 713 Corbett Bulldiug, Portland, Or. 8-13 .iisier ni. oouuiarii ; rvinona, Miitr An- a llitee story brick ouikling on tae lot . or, Saturday and Sunday. ua lleegle J Plora, Sister Rita Grewell . i pitrchast-l by Charles Muckle from J. M , ,f ,. . . Grunge meets on first Thursday of each I B. Godfrey. Jut back ol this lot work!.,'. ' ,. , T. j , ' , .. luoutli a. 1 p. ui. 1 1 in uroifress for a thirty room addition i . . ., l ish, when piocurab'c, at George's l" t!,e Sl "leus H tel. The building j ' ' " ' ' meal market, St. Helens. j on the corner n ill be of red trick with " . 7, 7, li.ii Irick iriiuuiings. The Ct floor r ' .".vhU. Pok Wati'.k Wokks Ti.e citizens ol Ilouhou ni-milv ilwi.!...! ,.. il! fitted up as a first class store iug. by tirmmiuon. vote, to petition the room' Uie 6llcA j . ; Jiugiish last Sunday. CilV Council to del-is uravft ttiiit nii-'.h.l " lor a rtire water ) stem with ldcquatc f.rc i 'A! " '' protection. Thev exiiect to sink an liijlil I dairy c i v inch well and believe an abundant aatply 1 Jersevs, io.- ..e at very reasiMuii.e pri , es . of pure water can I sccu-'ed at a ilei.th ! "' George i.eia ait at Ins phict on t.c.-i Miss Kva P.urns, Miss Ruth Saxon and Mr. E. Brown of Warren, George Flagg xs r.,a SAl.v.Firudass ' St' He,cns mn "f oi I,Mltc"1 ...n.d grades and f-.::M. a I j 1X"tr Island callers lat Sunday. UAINIEU Mr. Ptitter.on buM gild bis Interest In the Patterson Lmnljer Company of this City and is negotiating with the owners of ti.n Hoed mill. Mr. Patterson states that Mr. Weed, one of the owners, has accepted the proposition be lias made and be is now waiting for Dr. Mossmaa and T. S. Lippy of Seattle to accept the proposition. It is to be hoped that Mr. Patterson will b successful, as the pres ent long cor.tinned idleness of this milt U an eyesore to the citizens of Rainier. Meearg. Ward & Beck have purchased twenty mi I Hon feet of timber from the W. W. Johnson Lumber Co., situated two miles ii'xjve fiainier, and are now logging the satiie. Hie Orcgon-Knnsiis Lumber Company is again in operation after a two weeks shntdownon account of the recent snow. Mr. Wm. Wcrtbes, ol Astoria, has just purchased a half lot weat of Mike KHis' store. Mr. Werthes will put np a building foi a butcher shop at once. TEACHER'S EXAMI5AT105 of one hundred feet, and that a oouiple'e : man cr addiew St. Lvu i; puiup-ii k outlil Can I previdci at an! Prof. ). H. liyl nd i.f R liu er exeine of i.fK0, including the uiuius. ' St. Helens Saturday. j The Eastern Cedar Company of this ci'y b.is jn.'l installed n new donkey ei; : ui -e (11x14) on its oroix-rtc iist south Houlton at present depends on M. PumoNA GRAKCK The Columbia ol Ka nier, and bus ucder ccn-truction Helens lor iu supply, and. an this is Com. ty Pomona Grange will meet oua mw vvbnrf where lumber will le totally insdeqnate for even our present j Saturday, I cbnury ti ll, ' GoMe, Ore. ; sbipp-d by flume fiom the mill to the population, it is up to our sister loan to j Tlie nuetiug promises to be an iaterest- j water front in th'.s city, provide wii'cr system of its own. lintjcme. A good u'.tcndance U looked' r o w-ilr. U n.i"..vt . . ..: J. P. Chadima. N. P. agent st Houlton. lor. . f.i na ,..B.t,1 il,. ..u .i,;..i, i.. is building on bis water front in the J. II. COLLINS, See l OR hAUi-A tc-w choice ,o.s. ( W1.jlt.iu pan t( ,l,e city, HAROLD P. ROSS, j m!tUi,geiI1(.nt tr',e As,oria & Co ll.l.lSTRATKi l.lXTt Rl!-C - H. nry j 'umbi , K;Vl,r Kairal have fOUDd the Poster, in his Twenty-Five Thousand lajnjer sneeial a nivin j invum,r,t. .md recently uiadu application to 1 trans ferred to Kidgefield, Wash. His appli cation was granted and the tninskr was to have lneu made February lt, but he has t oucluded that Houlton is a pretty good low... and ha, deeded to stay j Mile Tour through European imd Asiatic uie9 Vlibe tinned.' There lias where he is. to the s..t.sfa..'t,0n of the eotinlnes at the Method.sl Church touior-1 nue talk of extendinff the service a. ...... u. .,,1. iu.i.i wm. hub nan hum- ro (, Saturday) titgbt. An c-ntettain- I uess to transact with him. y.r. Lawrence Holuian, purser ol the .teamer Ainciica, has been confined to a lark room in his parents bun,. jr Port- laud lor several ila during the fiast week as the result i f an injury received from a snowball during our recent un. ileii'aiilness It was feared lie would use his eyesight, but on Wednesday he was able to lie out. and will sona lie lullv recovered. SiioiuiioHN l'i'iis ron Sale Full bloniliof tln la-l ftrai'is. luii-iiic of lilnii-r t.' nuell, Deitr Is'an.l. ing and instructive lecture profusely il lustrated with moving pictures. No admission wiil lie changed, but a collec tion will be taken up t defmy exj:en Bring the children with vou. Dance in "the Acme Hall January SOih. Mus e by Richards' Or chestra, of Portland. P'i r IienLli and happiness IVWili's Little Early RUcrs pleasant liltlu liver pills, t'.e b,-.st niltde. Soil by A. J. li mini: an I Scjppoifcvj Drug Co. to CSatskanie. It ts- to be hoped this will be done kr that community would be greatly tient Uted thereby. Mr. Jesse Ray, one of the old and re specta'! citizens of C. ililnil.il Couiity, died of heart disease at his home two Saturday u,i!es west ol this ci!v last Sunday morn ing at II o'clock. The inteiment took place Tuesday morning in Grand View cemetery at Hudson. A sister and brother, both oid people, survive the de ceased mid live on the farm owned by Mr. Kay. Xtic is hereby given that the Coun ty Superintendent of Columbia Count j will h-d 1 the regular examination of ap plicants for state an 1 county papers at St. Helens', as follows: Fob St aie Papers Commencing Wednesday, at 9 o'clock a. m., and continuing until Saturday, Feb ua-y 1 ,th, at 4 o'clock p. m. Wednesday Penruanahip, History, Spelling, Physical Georapny, Reading, Pgyciioloy. T-'iursd.iy Written Arithmetic, T'ue ory of Teaching, Grammar, Bookkeep ing, Physics, Civil Government. Friday Physiology, Geography , Com positi in, Alftefcra, .j;li3li Literature, Sciiod Law. S'-ri Saturday Botany, Plane Geometry, History. For Cocsty Papkbs C'lmmcn "in? Wednesdai, February 10th, at 9 o'elook a. m., and continuing ontil Friday, February I2tli, at 4 o' clock p. m. Wed nesday Penmanship, H istory, Orthography, Reading, Physical Geo graiiby. Thurlay Written Arithmetic, The ory of Teaching, Grammar, Physiology. -Friday Geography, School Law, Civ il Government, EngUh Literature. Dated at St. Helens. Oiegon, this ifflth day ol January, 1909. J. H. COLUS8. County Superintendent ol Schools. Dou't Get A Divorce A western Judge granted a divorce on acc-iu itol ill-temper and bad breath. Dr. King's New Life Pills would have pieveuted it. They cure Constipaiton, causing bad breath and Liver Trouble the ill-temper, dispel colds, banish head ache, conquer chills. 25c. at Houlton, Deer Island and Warren. t 1 CLEANUP SALE... ! - 4 ' - - 4' ' ' 4- S 5 Our Second Annual January CLEANUP SALE Is Now On Bargains In Every Depart-ment Sale Continues all this Week AND FIRST COST OF GOODS IS ENTIRELY DISREGARDED "Broken Lots at Broken Prices" We intend making 'this a Record-breaking Sale and to do so we have made Record-breaking Prices, and a great opportunity will be givm housekeepers to lay in a suppy of spring sewing as our prices on Muslins, Laces, Rib bons, Embroideries, Calicos, Ginghams, Etc., are with out parallel. Great reductions w ill also be made all along the line and you will find values on Men's, Women's and Children's Underwear, Hosiery, Shoes, Etc., that have never before been given in Columbia County. We invite you to come in and learn our prices even if you do not care to buy Everything marked in plain figures Leaders in SPECIAL SALES in Columbia County SOA-PPOOSIil OREGrCXN" M1LL0Y MERCANTILE CO.