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STEAM LAUNDRY ATTENTION! We Will IWfcltOne Barrel of Good Work Prompt Service Reasonable Ratei KvcrytliiiiK ow it the new laundry nud J your work u hoikucq. A trial will convince you that you do not need to send your laundry away ; PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY Laundry Called Tor and Iklivcrcd. ST. 11KLKNS, HIGH FLIGHT FLOUR Ii we cannot duplicate any bill of supplies or deied from the Front Street Retail Stores in Portland, in WIN. IV. i . D1LLARD & DAY Attorneys-at-Uw COST and QUALITY fricllc In nj Court. Buu or FUrl. Nt duor to court Iioum IrllSPFFE" W.'LLSIAttP indefinitely WHITE & ANDERSON HOULTON, OREGON 1 LOCAL 8T HELENS. OKK. CEO. W. VOCEL REAL ESTATF-. LOANS, INVESTMNTS. flTV AND FARM PROP- ERTY. )lnct li Ima ! Krwunt.ln Rainier :: Oregon X ( nil r.r Wnrri All prrmt afv ttrfr'v nulilird !hl tints m lun lauu hand In iMtratl ountv MUli iwurd up c Man li V. lu Itml Her ht d.lr tWoS Matvl) 111. J(ii H. It.yl UK, Count v I'rra.utrr. I.G.Wikstrom&Sons .Manul.uturcrjt of and Dealer In ROUGH AND DRESSED LUflBER CI-DAR POSTS AND POLES Dry Kiln and Pinning Mill In Scappoose Oregon DID YOU EVER TRAVEL ON THE HUDSON RIVER And note the number of thriving manufacturing cities that line its banks? RAINIER Is More Favorably Located for Manufac turing Purposes than any Uty on the Hudson. IT FACES THE ORIENT And back of it are vast undeveloped re sources of Iron, Coal and Timber. River and Rail traverse it. Nowhere in the whole world is there a better location for a manufacturing city. City Lots in Rainier at very reasonable rates and liberal terms. Get in on the ground iloor. A few dollars invested in Real Estate has made many a man rich. Write or call on Secretary Rainier Commercial Club n w -wr RAINIER, UKLUum I KiiM'KCTKo ok Oohi.K Miimiikh- Slier iff White ami Deputy Dinlrict Altirney Miller returned from Diinnimiir, (,'alilor niii, Monday morning, bringing with them Ueory Mc Author, whom they lie lieve to be one of the murderer, of Rob ert Livingstone, who was killed at Coble, in this county, tout December. They found McAutlior working a. a cook in a iinloon restaurant. The Deputy Sheriff rout Weed accompanied theiu and -tinted in finding their man, who was asleep in a lodging houw. McAutlior timde no resistance and appeared to un- drrHlnnd wliBt lie was wanted lor. He asked the Sheriff whether he had imK.ri for him mid waa told that he bud a requi ition from the Governor of Oregon, and this appeared to tutinfy him, aa he uiaile no protest against going back to Oregon The evidence agaiu-t McAutbor is cir cumstantial, but ii considered to be quite strong. It consists of the tettimony of Koy Muloue, who in now in the Portland jail on a charge of murder, and alio the tuteuieiit of a Mri, Richmond of Ku gene, McAutlior and Jack Lewi., who in supposed to have been hi. partner in the alleged crime, are .aid to have brugued of committing a murder when they met Mr.. Richmond at a hotel in Junction City, where .be wa. day cook and McAutlior night cook. During their ty at Junation City tbe po.tofllce wni robbed and these two men are suspected of being the one. who did the work. McAutlior, whose real name i Murga- troyd, and whose parents reside at Seat tle, i, accoiding to statement, be hat made, a deserter from tbe I'nitcd State. Navy. He i about 25 years old and of a pleasant personal appearance. He denies any connection with the crime and claim, to be able to prove an alibi. I'ouSai.b A fivc-rooni house and two lots. House is new and the lot. are very desirable, baviug a beautiful view ol the i river. Apply to A. L. Stone, Columbia County Hark, St. Helens. If of Quality you'd 1 .lire, go direct to Gray'. Store. l'on S.w.K Several choice larnia. Wm M. Hon. j Skui.m; Machink hoh Sai.k A good machine for f!4. Inquire at this office. O.J.Hkvast Df.ah O. J. Bryant, a 'pioneer resident of Columbia County. I died on Mouday.lasl at hi. home, 2:!U j Hast Twenty-Ninth Street, Portland, i aged 80 year. He was bom in Crawford 1 vilie, Indiana, in 1W8, and crossed the plain, to Oregon in 1S."2. He settled on I a 'arm near Clutskanie, where he contin- ; ued to make hi. home until a year ago, when he removed to Portland. Mr. Hry ! ant wns married iu 1871 to Ml. Maritarct ' J . Rice, who survive. Iiiin. Two sisters I anil a brother also are left, a. follows: j Mr.. M. C. Lock wood of Portland, Mn. . V.. W. Confer, and Mr. K. S flryantof ; C'.atskallit. Malta Vita, tliejuctn of all Kreakfast Kools. Two package, for 15c at Wel lington's. Prof. O. H. llyland. of Raiuier, wns a St. Helen, visitor last Wednesday. Mr. llyland recently resigned as principal of the Rainier school, as hi. interests in Kastcru Oregon make it imperative for him to spend some time in that section, after which he will rdurn to Rainier for the summer. His connection with the school was perfectly satisfactory to him self and the patrons, and nothing but urgent business necessities caused his withdrawal. Mrs. Hrougli (nee Ruby Jacksin) was chosen to complete the term as principal. Di-NTisT Vr. Ratnbo will 1 in St. Ileleus, at the St. Helen. Hotel Friday and Saturday of each week, ptcpared to do all kind, of dental work. Onion Shkij First class oniou feed for sale. Inquire Kvo Weuibeke, War ren, Ore. 1 Greene & Davis, of Portland, have purchased the Vermont Hotel at Houl tn and arc remodelling and changing it into a first-class house. Kvery room in the building will be overhauled and put in shape for the accommodation oj the public. The barroom, formerly occupied by Lee A Schaffer, will be reopened. The new firm Intend, to conduct a thoroughly up to date house mid will undoubtedly receive a large amount of patronage. What makes your neighbor ao healthy, cheerful and prosperous? He patronises ray 'a Store. Catholic Skkvicks Rev. Father Ser- vai. will hold mass at una rcuows nan, Houlton, every third Sunday of the month, at 10 a. in. Kelley & Austin are doing the inside fiiiMting work at the Vermont Hotel. Take a look at It and then go and get them to do your work. Mr. Hagan, of Rainier, was in town lust week looking (or a locution for a paint .hop Do you know that St. Helens people are entitled to the best they can get and that they get it at Gray'. Dr. Kdwin Ross and Washington Mucklc returned Sunday from California, having had a very pleasant time, and greatly improved in health, W. H. Dolman aud wife were St. Helens visitors Sunday and Monday last. Why is it your neighbor's children never cry or get into mischief, aud are always fat and happy? Why, the family trade at Gray's. County Court meets next week for the consideration of roiul aud other mutters. The City Council at ita meeting hud, Monday night, In addition to clearing up all bill., instructed the mar'di!il to lay pie to the new residence, being con. strutted by Mngnus faxon on the bluff in the southern part of the city. The vexed question of a water supply wax quite fully discussed and it appeared to be the general impression that the pipe in the low places was clogged with sedi ment. Mr. Prank Prcscott claimed that it would lie neccssarv to put a blow-off valve in each of these low places and an air-valvu at the high points; and that for less than (600 he would agree to sup ply the material and put the system in good working order. No action was taken on hi. proposition. President Cliff annouueed that I lie M. Helena Mill Company would, if the city laid eight inch pipe, to the mill, connect the pipe with their pumps and give tbe city com plete fire protection. Walter and James Cox were visitors to their old home in St. Helens last Tues day, Walter i. an expert at railroad con.truction work and expects soon to go to California to take charge of a force of men on tunnel work which I. his spe cialty. James Cox i. general agent of the Phoeuix Mutual Life Insurance Co. with office, at 203 Mobawk Building. Doth are making good in their respec tive calling.. Fok Sai.k City Lots. ! WM. M. R0S3 Anyone not receiving a calendar for 1!K)9 can hava one by calling at Welling ton's. He still ha. a few left. L. S. Thomas, of Rainier, was a St. Helens visitor Wednesday for the purpose of paving taxes on bis large property in terests. Mr. Thomas is well pleaded with the prospect, for the material growth of hi. city and i. especially elated over the ! assurance of extensive street improve ments this year. When you give vour painting contract to Williams you know that you will get the best job that can be done for he pos tivcly guarantees satisfaction The attenlion of all lovers of good but ter is called to the fact that M. C. Gray bus lieen appointed exclusive agent at St. Helens for the celebrated G"ld Medal Hutter manufactured by the Independ ence Crc-juicry Co., of Independence, Or egon. This butter i. in great demand on account of it. excellence, i. Wing made from the choicest cream in the most ap proved manner. Mr.. Arthur George will serve tea next Tuesday for the lailie. of the Episcopal Guild. All are cordially invited to at tend. Delicatessen sale ns usual Satur day afternoons. N. Ward and M. V. Ilrown, of Deer Island, were St. Helens visitors Wednes day last. Heavy wagon and two second band buggies for sale. Also one set of heavy double harness. George Grant, Scap poosc.Oregon . 42tf Mr. Holladay, of Deer Island, has purchased the cows and milk route of W. N". Rinebart, and will supply St. Hclcus with milk from there. Hon. Deau Blanchnrd, form rly of Rainier, but now a resident of Washing ton County, was a St. Helens' visitor last Wednesday, When iu i;eed of Paints, Oils or Var nish go to Wellington. He will help! you chose your color or tell you how j much paint you need. Dont go to Port- ! land for your paiuts when he can sell i cheaper. j W. 11. Dillurd and family returned I Wednesday from a visit to California, i Dont forget that Wellington has the j choicest line of canned gooss in the mar- j ket. I I-'l.fRRY in Fhont Stkkkt A Port-! land commission house, the Southern Oregon Commission Company, oilers to give to any shipper the name ol any customer to whom his produce was sold, so the customer can find out exactly what price was received. The companT also give, access to its books so the ship per can ascertain for himself just what returns he is entitled to. This is a radi cal chanae from the traditional policy of secrecy heretofore followed by the Front street comuiis-ion men, and the adver tisement of this new offer has created quite a stir. Bask Hall Bknkfit On Saturday, April 10th, the St. Ileleus ball tem will give a dance in the Acme Hall. Go out and eniov yourself. Or, even if vou cant go, buy a ticket to help the good cause along. Syrup of White Pine and Tar, the old reliable cough remedy. For sale by A.J. Denting, druggUt. Ralph Long wns tried before Justice Wntkins lust Wednesday for striking Mrs. Walthcr. There seemed to have been considerable provocation for bis action, so the justice let him oft with a Hue of five dollars. bee lis about fire insurance. Do it now before the drouth begins. Cot.t'MuiA County Bank, Wni. Cummiug's who was arrested recently on a charge of assaulting a twelve-year-old girl, was released for the reason that the crime was alleged to have been committed in Multnomah County, and the courts here have no jurisdiciion. For Rknt Dwelling house. Choice location. Columbia Covnty Bank. Dry Wood For Sals Good solid tody fir, Ill-inch length, delivered at St. Helens or Houlton for j.4.50 per cord. Iu cordwood lengths $4 and $4.25 per cord. Quotations given on carload lots f ,o.b. at Warren . Leave orders tit Mist office or address P. H. Lund, Warren, Or., or phone. Not less than cord and a third Mrs. W, C. Van Dcrsal and son visited over Sunday with Mr, and Mrs. K. H Flagg. In proof of the assertion that Hnzen, the plumber, is doing first class work iiisjiect the cottage being constructed by M, K, Miller and a number of other resi deuces where he has the contract. Aud his prices are very reasonable. Captain Orriu Abel, of the steamer America is couvalescent after quite serious spell of the grippe. "PERFECTION" Me?ns the best in Canned Goods. How many times have you had friends call unexpectedly aud be puzzled what to have for dinner? PERFEC TION CANNED GOODS solve the problem in a way that nothing else can. Com, Tomatoes, Oy sters, Peas, Salmon, Peaches, Lobster. Have some of these delicious and handy eatables in the house ".FRFEGflO') twM mm iStrrraPfJ 7 " ' Four of a Kind. Can You Beat Them? Red and Blue Ribbon Brands And dont forget that my line of Staple and Fancy Groceries is complete in every way. Clean, wholesome goods and prompt delivery. J. H. Wellington Helens delived. Sl'Jitire i POLK'S GAZETTEER i A Hu8lmi Directory of each City. Town nud Villaice In Or)Kn and AViuthlngton. giving a Uenvrtptlva Sketch of each place, Location, Miti'iilriK Facilities and a Class! f itil hlroctory of eauh Business aim I'vovosiilon. K. l 1'Oi.K CO., Idc Nrnlllt. WhnIi. WALKOVER -SHOES- y- It Takes No Imagination To See the Merits of tf aiK-uver Shoes A 3 i Thnn'ra Alojane ftiriht and lutjjib ninujo 1115111 uuu They're ALL Ways Right $3.50 4.00 5.00 We Are Sole Agents Russia Bluchei Oxford Hytoe nodel PRICE S4.50 WHITE & ANDERSON Houlton, Oregon rp ni I goat HOULTON LIVERY AND FEED STABLE L. H. CO.MBS, Prep Good Livery Rigs at Reasonable Rates. Drummers Trade A Specialty. Houlton-St. Helens Hack. Leaves Houlton at 7:30 to meet Iralda. returning meets north bound A. A O. train, returning to St, Helens ufter train leaves, leaving their in time to meet 11:18 train. Meets 3:16 train and steamer Iralda in afternoon. 1 4 In all its branches. Guttering. Tinsmith L Wnrlr TWIic miA TnJ 1te Irln1lQl W LAUNCH SUPPLIES Good and Prompt Work at Reasonable Rates M C l-I A 7CM ST. HELENS. '"sjfJi 4 P. O. Box 63. Thone 262. C.G. HEDGES GENERAL CONTRACTOR RAINIER. ORE. linn i urn iwacMsaiwasTBWM Estimates given on all kinds of Building Construction. Re-inforced Concrete, Cement Sidewalks Solicit 13 usine Anywhere m A FKW PRICES FOR COMPARISON Flour, per barrel $5.25 Coal Oil, per gallon 15 Gasoline, per gallon o Other things cheaper in proportion. It you want to save money patronize me. A square Ueul and courteous treatment for all. A Complete Line of Shoes, Groceries, Flour and Feed. A Complete Line of Dry Goods of all kinds, including Bovs and Girls Suits, Hats and Caps aud Ladies.Shirtwaists. 3 3 3 I F. J. Baseel. Honlton. Or.