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ST. JOHNS, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1922.
For Sale One Ford enr with
piston rings; two rear wheels,
one front spring, lias no fend
ers, seat or plank; burns lots of
gas and hard to crank. Carbure
ter busted, half way through; en
gine missing, hits on two. Three
years old; four In the spring,
lias shock absorber and every
thing. Radiator busted, sure
does leak; differential's dry, you
can hear it squeak. Ten spokes
missing; front all bent; tires
blowed out, aint worth a cent.
Got lots of speed, will run like
the deuce; burns either gas or
tobacco juice. Tires all off; been
run on the rim. A mighty good
Ford for the shape it's in. Hx.
St. Johns United Evangelical
church, J. Iloldcman, pastor.
Regular services on next Sunday
morning and evening. The at
tendance last Sunday did not
come up to the attendance the
Sunday before; so much sickness
may account for it. All corneas
soon as you are well enough to
come. The subject in the loung
People's meeting in the evening
was interesting and helpful. The
Woman s Home and Foreign
Missionary society program fol
lowing the Young People's meet
ing was well attended and well
rendered. The address by Rev.
Qoode was an inspiration and en
couragement to all the workers
in the missionary cause. A lib
eral offering was received for
The following is quoted from
a western journal, says (lie I'liil
dolphin Ledger: "Wo have ta
ken wood, potatoes, corn, eggs,
butter, onions, cabbage, chick
ens, stone, calico, lumber, sand,
labor, sauerkraut, second band
clothing, coouskins, scrap iron,
shoo pegs, rawhides, chinkapins,
tan bark, dogs, sorghum, seed,
jar ware, and wheat straw on
subscription, and now a man
wants to know if wo would send
the paper for six months for a
largo owl. Wo have no prece
dent for refusing' and if we can
find a man who is out of owl and
wants some we'll do it."
Of all the iniquitous vocations
in the world, that of dopo ped
dler is the worst. Compared to
him, the bootlegger almost takes
oir a virtuous hue, inless. per
chance, he bo nuo of those boot
leggers who pass out deadly poi
son for .iquor. Kv.
Old Father Hubbard went to
the cupboard (o get himself a
drink, and when ho got there tho!
cupboard was bare, so ho took
one from the sink. . I
117 Philadelphia Street Empire 487
BOUGHT, SOLD AND EXCHANGED
Will Pay Cash for all Used Furniture, Stoves,
Etc. Call and lot me glvo you a price
312 Trumbull St., cor. Willamette blyd.
The Hospital for St. Johns
Special Nurses Obtainable
Buy Wood Now!
Green Wood, Part
Green and Dry
St. Johns Lumber Co.
South Port Coal $12.75
CLEAN, HOLDS FIRE OVER NIGHT
Government tests show our Utah and Wyoming
Coals excel in heat. Price $14 and $15.
The Snns Dicu Ricn class of
the Evangelical church enjoyed
a delightful Valentine party at
the home' of Miss Vesta Dibble
Saturday, the 18th. The evening
was spent in playing interesting
games. Dainty refreshments
were served. Among those pres
ent were: Fay Palmer, Ruby
Brous, Charlotte Reid, Lelia
Taylor, Lucy Thomas, Ruth Pal
mer, Lillian Avery, Doris Max
well, Thelma Young, Eleanor
Barry, Mourn 1 Bolen, Vclla Rob
erson, Viola Rassi, Helen Doug
lass, Lauretta McCarthy, Audrey
.James, Grace Swan, Elsie Ra!m,
Matilda Iliourick, Catherine
Riehter, Vesta Dibble, Bertha
Young,NToltio Dawson, LatieGoe,
Rex Bolen, Raleigh Meyer, Ar
thur Roborson,Maxwcll MncDou
aid, Floyd Monda, Harold Bar
ry, Ellery Landers, Lester Spot
fcrd Alfred Maplethorpe, Owen
Robertson, Roy Riekman, Calvin
While the time' for announce
mcnt of candidacies for munici
pal ofllces which become vacant
in .Inly, J!)L';i, is far distant, ncv
ertholess one about the city hal
can hear more or less about what
is to happen. For instance City
Commissioner Bigelow is pronar
inir to make a race to be re-elect
ed; William Adams, city treas
nrer, is giving serious eonsideni
tion to the question of running
for a scat in tho council; Dr. T.
li. l'crkins, former city cominis
sinner, is certain to be a candi
date with strength that will make
him n formidable candidate and
it is quite probable that Stanhope
Pier, son of City Commissioner
Pier, will be a candidate to 1111
i no vacancy which win occur
when Mr. Pier, Sr., steps out of
lice. City Auditor Funk, who
has been reported as coveting a
seat in the council, has told his
friends that he is satisfied with
his present berth and will ask
the voters to return him to the
city auditor's office. Portland
To grow rich : Trust none, be
friend none, get all possible, save
all you get; stint yourself and
yours; heap interest, bo menu,
miserable, despised for thirty
years; and when wealth has come
denth comes to finish the job
your body is buried in a deep
hole, tho heirs dance over it, and
your spirit goes where!
Roy Jacobs of 811 Hudson St.
recently underwent an operation
at St. Vincent's hospital, and ho
is slowly recovering. His father'
S. D. Jacobs of Zilla, Wash., is
visiting him here.
Phone Columbia 1492
i A four ncre traet on the west
side of the river opposite St.
Johns, and extending from the
IJnntnn road to the harbor line,
was purehased last week by the
American Box & Crate company
for a eash consideration of $20,
000. The site is oeupied by the
buildings formerly used by the
Oregon Wood Distillation com
pany. Kepairs on the structures
are under way and machinery
valued at $40,000 is being install
ed ior the manufacture of box
shooks. A veneer plant will also
be installed at an early date. Of
llcials of the company are J. W.
T. ,J., .1. ,1. and Mrs. Solum Harri
son. The concern started opera
lions in 1018 with a capitalixa
tion of $1500 and consumed MOO
feet of lumber daily. Present
daily consumption is 40,000 feet
and this will be increased to (i0.-
000 when the new plant is in
stalled. The factory will employ
75 operatives. The new site was
purchased from Campbell & Swi
gert. Oflleers were elected at the
Community Sunday School last
Sunday as follows: Supt., Hobt.
McMnhon; Asst. Supt., Mrs. O.
li. Nickcrson; Sec, Dora Adams;
Treas., Wallace Hoyd; Librarian,
Will Carley; Organist, Veda
Carlcy . Due to sickness the C.
J5. attendance was small, hut
with Ella Ackormau leading,
there was a good mooting. The
evening service was well attend
ed; the character portrayals by
the pastor in "The Head of the
House" was thoroughly enjoyed.
The now ollleors will be installed
at the Sunday school service.
The evening service will he in
charge of the Christian Undoav
or. Heporls will he given of the
State Convent ion by Misses Ma
bel Heed and Htith Gordon; Miss
Gordon will sing "Have Thine
Own Way, Lord." Koportt'd.
SKIDOO SALE of Winter Apparel for Men
MEN'S WOOL UNION SUITS
Regular Price $6.00, Sale Price $4.50, Two Suits $8.50
Regular Price $3.50, Sale Price $2.75, Two Suits $5.00
Men's Cotton Rib Union Suits, Sale Price $1.25. $1.75
Overcoats Men's Suits
$12.50,$14.95, $16.50 $12.50, $16.50. $18.50. $22.50
Mcn,s Drcss Men's Wool Vests, also
R-imrmh: Sweater Coats
ivtiintotiib Houso Jackct styIo
$3-95, $6.50, $8.50, $12.50 Reg. Price $4.50, Extra Spo. .$2.95
Men's Felt Hats Dress Caps
Your TO OCT Values up to Reg. Price $2.50, Salo Price. .$1.85
Choice q333 $6.50 Reg. Price $1.95, Salo Price.. $1.40
House Slippers NEKTIES
Reg. Price $3.50, Sale Price. $2.45 Reg. Price $1.50, Sale Price. .$1.20
Reg. Price $1.35, Sale Price. . . .95c Reg. Price $1.25, Salo Price. . . .95c
LARGE ASSORTMENT MEN'S DRESS fs jm kiw mm
S H O ES$4.95
Men's Guaranteed Leather Work Shoes, Extra Special $2.95 and $3.15
St. Johns Undertaking Co.
Thomas Grice, Manager
Office, Col. 527 PHONES --Nlht, Col. 299 208 N. Jersey St.
DON'T BE A VICTIM OF THE
FIVE O'CLOCK BURGLAR
Store your papers and
box iu our fire proof vault,
.Durgiar aiarm, 53.oo per year.
t Peninsula Security Company t
On Wednesday afternoon, Feb.
15th, the ladies of the Congrega
tional church and friends held a
Martha "Washington tea at the
home of Mrs. II. L. Whisler, 811
Smith avenue. The house was
tastefully decorated with potted
ferns and (lowers and the cos
tumes of dresses worn in Wash
ington's day worn by n few gave
the only needed finishing touch
to tho occasion. Especially at
tractive was the costume of little
Marilyn Nottrsc, our minister's
two year old daughter, who per
formed her part perfectly. A
bountiful luncheon was served at
four o'clock and all felt very for
t until o to bo present when it was
discovered Mrs. AMusler was go
ing to serve some of her chicken
sandwiches. Those present were
Mesdanios Cheney, l'olhill, Groh,
Finch, Knowlcs, W. G. Powell,
ltoborts, Manning, Nourso, Da
vidson, Wright, Doherty, lllair,
Floyd, Foul, Veda Carley, Web
ster, Doyd, Green, Shepherd,
Whisler, Powell The children
present were Marilyn and Kath
leen Nourse, Vena Way, Jack
Blair and Janet and Dale Powell.
A. C. Galbraith, 877 Oberlin
street, is planning an extensive
house building campaign in the
St. Johns district during the en
suing spring and summer. He has
just taken out building permits
for four houses to bo built on
Leonard street, and plans are be
ing made for the erection of a
number of houses in the vicinity
uf the now James John high
Dan Williamson's Itcstauratit
in the Masonic Block has been
enlarged and attraetivoly Im
proved by closing in the front
and thus adding to the floor
Kogors sells Tennis Shoes,
valuables in u safe deposit T
equipped with automatic f
Laurehvood Past Noble Grand Club
Composed by Anna Canright.
YouM scarce expect one ol my nje
, To perform any itunt upon the stnoe.
So come all you jcoi!lc, great ml small,
' And see II your alphabet you can recall.
I'll be the teacher; you toe tha mark,
And Into this rhyme you may silently
first in the line Is the letter A,
Which stands tor Amreln and Anderson,
They may tell u quickly as the words
can be said
What letters express twenty, less than
D is (or IturruitKUs, Deckiuan, Doyd nnd
Stands also (or Dullness; they sure make
Aic usually nuict and usually steady,
Driving singly, in tandem or for double
We'd like them to tell in accents bold
What insect gives sweetness for young
C is for Chaney nnd Cntirluht, too.
The present and pitst. Just pity us, do.
ior our rati Noble Grand
The best of
kind, wo can truthfully
The letter we use, as one of the
It is C to behold. Need we tell
1) mentions the doers In this littte band
Who travel straight on with hand
clasped by hand.
1) is also for dues which we owe every
There's a few forgotten this season, we
15 Is our cars as wall as our eyes;
We use both for protection, so are quite
1' stands for the (int. we surely must pay
If we miss our quotation on any Club
I' is for funds In tho bank that we save.
We're working fur more a large sum
O Is the good that we already have done
With our time, thoughts and efforts and
even our luti.
Letter II will now please step into line,
We wish your number was nearer nine.
There's Haskell nnd Hendricks wlto're
Haute nnd Haines, never slow, and
Hall and Hill, we'd like you to tell
How you chose that letter II so well.
Head, Heart and Hands are the helpers
Whoso works last through liternlty.
"Say it with 3ioioers"
Cut Flowers, Ferns
SBecAett' s Qreeniouses
814 and 816 North Kellogg Street
Phone Col. 401
CALDWELL & SON
The place where good service and
courteou treatment-prevail. Children'
hair cutting receive special attention.
109 BURLINGTON STREET
St. Johns Fuel Co.
515 Columbia Boulevard
Slab and Cordwood
Office Wildrose Shingle Co.
Phone Col. 918
For Fine Chocolates
Ice Cream, Tobacco and Cigars
311 South Jersey Street
I Is the Interest we always take;
J is the Justice we never forsake;
K Is the kindness we wish to extend,
h is the love which wc wish to expend.
With M, which is money, and whose
use has no end,
In the N and the O of our noble order.
To our new noble grand, Lauretta
We tender our New Year's wishes
Remember the sick; be kind to the well.
Keep the members all busy and you
1 Is the patience and pennies, too,
We used for twelve plus for the sisters
Q might be queer minrrcl which never
We question the wisdom and so have
R is for Rogers and Robinson, too
Their work in the order Is not very new.
They've been Rebekahs for years and
And we praise their fine service without
lids for Secretary Snyder, always
oler. always staid
She keeps our books In order and the
money must be paid,
S stands, too, for the stunts that are
pulled off tonight.
'Tis fun to be watching; in tha pranks
T Is for Thomss and the splendid times
U Is useful, unique and for union,
nothing very bad.
V Is for victory, the vim and the vigor
Which the club must use If it wishes to
W stands (or women and the work
waiting to be done.
It isn't like man's work, which lasts
from sun to sun.
X Is for the extra care bestowed upon
Y Is for you to increase the value of the
Club with time.
7. Is the zeal every member should show;
Without it nothing succeeds, as you
Our effort is ended; our stunt is
We hope each one of you has been
AMERICAN SHOE SHOP
110 S. Jersey Street
EDW. CONNANT, Prop.
There lins heen a splendid re
sponse to my otter to repair
shoes nt cost to newly persons.
I iiavo on hnnd flvu pairs of
children's shoes; 7 pnirn of
Indies' shoes, small nnd , medium
sizes, nil iu ujood repair.
LET'S GO I
St. Johns Christian
Oswego and Central
Bible School 9:45 A. M,
Communion and Sermon 11:00 A. M.
C. E. 6:30 P. M.
Sermon 7:30 P. M.
Midweek Senlct Thursday 8 P. M,
T the prsclamitlii f the Coiptl
To rcstsrln primitive ChrlitlirUty
To rurlt Strlpturil Ideals
Ts billalif ChrUilin (hinder.
DR. JONES, Minister
Beilfcntt Phone Col. tW Office Csl. 97
A Suit Pressed
Why pay more? Why not
bring those suits here now
nnd let Joy put them into con
dition? You would be sur
prised how much longer
clothes wear when we keep
them in shape for you,
A Suit French Dry
Store No. 4
217 N. Jersey .Street
Telephone Main 998
II. A. LONGSTAFF
Northwesters Mutual Lid lisvranee Co.
639 N. Kellogg Street
Thurs. nnd Fri., Feb. 23 nnd 21
"MAN, WOMAN AND MAR
RIAGE" An exceptionally strong eight.
reel super special
Saturday, February 25th
"WIFE AGAINST WIFE"
Sunday, Februnry 2Gth
"R. S. V. P."
Mon. nnd Tucs., Feb. 27 nnd 28
- llflrntipt TTf ATrni
Vitngrnph. Also "White Knglc"
Wednesday, Mwoh 1st
A Walsh Special
Thurs. nnd Fri., Mnrch 2 nnd !l
A story of the Virginia moun
tains. Wo eousider it to bo one
of tho best picture. of the pnst
Pulley & Zurcher
Plumbing, Heating & Tinning
Wc Repair Aluminum Ware
l'lionc Col. 1)2 207 8. Jersey St.
Dr. W. J. Gilstrap
Physician & Surgeon
Glasses Accurately Fitted
X ray Laboratory
Peninsula Security Co. Hid'.
K. O. Muck
Hioiics Col. lUSt
A. A. Muck
Phone Col. 118
007 l'cssendcn .Street
Sand, Gravel and
Member of the Iltilldrrit' ltxchmiKt
Hall 8 Davis Barber Shop
nnd HATH HOOMH
HALL A Dull, Proprietors
108 Philadelphia St. Itntl.s Mc
Officc-Cnl. (Wfi Residence- Col. 177
Dr. E. P. Borden
Painless extraction of teeth under nitrous
Peninsula HtuiK llldi:.
St. Johns, 1'ortliuid, Oregon
KEN'S CABINET SHOP
418 North Jersey Street
l'urniture Making nnd Job Work
a Specialty. UcfinlHhiug nnd Itu-
wiring uenlly done.
THE I HOUSE
317 N JliKSKV
Me t's suits cleaned and prested 1.60
Meu's suits n)iiKd nnd prestetl .GO
Ladles' suits mid coats cleaned
and pressed 1.60
French Dry or Steam Cleaning
We make no clmrpc (or ending (or
ami delivering, minor repairs, rv
placing broken buttons.
Our rates tire recoguUed Sttmdurd
l'rices for l'irl-cluss Work,
We specialize on Quick Service.
Tel. Columbia 1289
h. A ft An ru a e
PENINSULA HUE ABSTRACT & REALTY CO
H. HENDERSON, Manager
402 N. Jarsey Street
Abstracts of Title Prewired
Phone Columbiu 255
of yourself or any member
of your family
Call at the address below for par
ticulars. Sample on exhibition at
Philadelphia Shoe Shop
CARL JUIINKK, Prop.
304 N. Jersey Street.
I'houe Columbia 874
L. R. NICHOLS
Chimney Brick, Cesspool IJrick,
also Contracts taken for Digging
Cesspools, digger, John Morgan.
602 N. Kdlson Street
Phono Columbia 977
PENINSULA ELECTRIC CO., Inc.
Electrical Engineers md Contractors
WIKINO HJXTOKKS AND SIWMMS
General Repair Work
109 3. Jersey Sueet, Portland, Oregon