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! UNIVERSITY PARK and PORTSMOUTH i:
t The Local Happenings of These Lively Suburban Points
Carefully Compiled Lach Week
a Special Reporter, for the information nncP.Ktlificntion of The
Review Rentiers mid the (leneral Public.
nt wise, and insisting that each
slmll thoroughly enjoy himself.
Mr. Mc Kay has moved to upper
Alliim that he illicit I nearer his
Uc S. Utwkirk, of Portsmouth,
has started u $,ooo hrrnra for 111
Mr. Hatfield' new. home ,.on
Write utrctt is finished nml they ex
pect to move in thin week.
MIm 7m llaydeii, of HilMxiro,
made a viK of n few day wltli her
aunt, Mn. Dickson, Im week.
Miss May Dunkirk entertained
friend at her home Saturday morn
ing. A dainty lunch waa nerved.
A pulley in the IVnittMilar Iiiim
Ikt mill broke Monday, causing
i-roaation of work for a few hours.
Lotiir nmy they wave,
Sulincriptirjitw fur The Review
will lc recived by Postmaster
CeorKc II. I l-imifk. of University
i'aik. CJiic dollar year.
The Review n he found on
sale at the Port-montli Plmrnincy,
tin- t'nivtr-ity Park drug store and
11 I Ik Pirdrn-rtii Ootioii.
The ShitiRle mill started upon
Monday with a rrew of first-class
men, and Mr. Vun Net, the man
nuer, Id lcinn coiiipliimintwl on all
sides for tin- tfct nrrniiKuimjilt of
the plant, and Mucially the run
niitir tft-ur. which is considered, by
exerU to In- far nlwve the average.
Mrs. H. T. l)vis iukI two child-i 'inu-cliim nun are bein put
nhi rf Unkir Citv Iwve moved to
Portsmouth to reside for the Iwnelil
of the children' health.
Rev. linker has exchanged his
Colnmltia Slough tM-oneriy for land
near Medford. Or., and intends
aom to depart for his new field of
Mm. Wheeler baby, Ruth, is
very sick at present with tlw croup.
Tht fmreiitsof the little onearc much
concerned, as her fever at time has
been very liigh.
Mr. William WhP.hry Is 4mck at
the Park, uud again in the employ
of tlie Peninsula mill whci he last
summer put in the blow pipe. Mr.
Whitley awl his wife hofw to lie at
the Park all summer.
The meeting of the civic impwv
men! committee was portiamed on
account of Mr. ileitaon's funeral.
The tommitlee will meet with Mrs.
Mc Keen, Prklay. IM. ,, at two
Mr. TIkmiiosoii has movwl into tlie
house vacated by Mr. McKay. Mi.
ThontiMMHi works in the new shin
gle mill ami will ptolmhl)- make
University Park his iiernianetil
Mr. Vun Nest, wife of the
inauugerof the Shingle mill made
u visit fin ii few days to the Pflrk.
Mrs. Van Seat is from Aberdeen.
She, with Itei husband is thinking
of Iticatiug in tin Park wriniuiiUy.
To the Odd Fellows of University
Park ami St. Julius, and to the
friend and m-ighliors who gave such
i llk'ieul aid and syuiMlhy in (Mir re
will lierevenM-nl we fill umler last
ing obligation ami offer our sinceie
W. J. A. McVety, who for the
usi four iiKMiths liu been stopiting
Willi M. C. A they at I'nlversity
I'mk. left Sunday for tkrtne. Ula.,
ii 4ixA a iuctutivc HMition as
foreman of tin Idaho I silly StaUs.
mail of IImI cii .
Tlie W.d W C. T. I', nwt with
Mis. lIuruuiK Tluirsdiiy afternoon.
Tin- mih i mil iiUnt tg IVm awl
Men y and (he MiiHtiiiteiklenl of
the Flower Miiion Itad charge of
the nrogrum, and a profitable ami
enjoyitltk afinnuou wa spent by
the im inU-rs.
The Umtisl Artisans have an
niMincvU a whist party and lunch at
thrii tvmiie next Wedik !. even
ing. Anangemettta arc bauni
made for u gtaat time. A general
invitation is extended. An admin
sitm fiv of littwen vvuts Mill laf
The Political Study Club lias ad
opted the "lopk for study," as ar
ranged b the Iowa Kqnalit) Chd.
The executive dMirtment will be
discusaixl at the next uwttiug
which wttl he held at Mrs. Gsmi's,
Muich 1 6, lyoy All iu yiuputli
with this num-im-ut. or any one
desirous of taking tin study, will
be coidialh welcomed.
The Aristotes Club met Wednes
day afterntsm with Mrs. Win. Cas
tile, at bar iittiuYuce, on Portsmouth
every nay now, mm k"i w
What's the matter with Rand?
Our favorite nmtormnn of the St.
Johns car is now down to fifth place
in the livening Telegram contest
for the united two-hundred dol
lars. The i oiliest closes on the 27,
leaving just four days moru for you
to sIhjw your appreciation of n goml
iMirtoriniiit. and a kind neighbor.
Ihiy the Tekgram, takuyotirseiH
iirn, or votir knife, or your fingers,
cut or tear out the coupon, mark
t iu the iiami of J. K. Kami, hi.
oh us car line ami Ix-lp umku things
hapliv all 'riHind the Kami Kancn
for a while hunt up your Imck
K. 0. T. M. luslnlhilloii.
Tuesday evening a public instal
lation was held by Portsmouth
kslge. So. M. K. O. T. M-, In the
Odd IMhm hall ut University
Park. A large number of visitors
weiv prestnt. iiile a 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n.' r coin
ing out from tlu- city.
State commander J. W. Slier
wmsl was Kt'setit, H was alwi
drsilv state rnminnmlcr Mis.
Knott. Itoth officials addressed
the hslge mimI visiting friends, and
much enthusiasm was manifested.
Potlotviug the Installation and
mldiesses, a lunch, consisting of
1 sniHlwicla.-s, cukes, salads and col
'fee was servtsl. nfter which the
1 1....: II. -I
The official installed weie: M.
A. (ice, commander; J. W. Angus,
llviiteuuiit eomtnander: Geo. Hem
slock, tecoul kivs?r; C. A. Dod
sou. chaplain: Dr. DcVuul, phy
sician; Iv I'rtetsTHi, timgeuut; H.
Wl; WANT TO KNOW
If 10 Millt mid Niillilug Doing"
(Il I I'M Wtl.fo.lt.
The lesldi-uls of ruiveisity Paik.
and oilu-i suiioiio mi the Poitlaud
CiMisotitlalol Handcar Co.'s lino,
within tin- ciiv limits, of Portland,
Dr.. would u-H-ctfully ipiestiou
Hiiyone iu authority as to whv we
arc l.istsl o mills on the dollar,
ami, ao lar us the city is concerned,
get nothing tot it.
tV cisiim', stale ami county taxes
re ihvewsirv. awl tlieie is no com
plaint mi ili.il seme, but where,
when u how are we licuofited by
the ctt 1.1 v ' Is it legal to tax citi
Metis of tin- United Suites wheie 110
IsiR'tii i- to In- derived from Mich
The cilx li.ts a iiutvor, council,
exttftjtivt- lmrl. water couuuiskiou,
city engine 1 .indigher ovlls (under
the prcM-m idmiuistmtimi) too
ctuuhcistinic toi nuinerate. We arc
also buitbiUNt with ait uiitiiiue sys
U'in of isiluv ptttttvtioii, which is
unique, not to vty uuclitms, in the
annals ot p.'li.ttUmi. The most
misataiit iM.tv of aiuusemeiit In
this deisittiiH-ut is its Itig Chief
If this gnat ami good city ever did
purchase a gold lak'k, it was when
iivwiuc. This dub was orgauimi
. . ft , , . ... 1 . ... . .; t ... 1
nu is iiiaimaiuisi ior inireiy social cuiimvtniii was niaue
puruoM-, ami mi mis swemni ine.wiui oimu- valentine, it seems
teuitoi" Uih up tlw twgtuiuutt ion's ,ihe out) HvoiiuueiHUttinii invvsiblc,
repuwiitui lor maxuig nieorigmer. 1 wneti tnc upsintineut was uuule
Rcirrsiiiiiriiis were iwrveu and au
ujoyablc lime had b all.
A s-tituii to the Isiard of Water
Commusioueis mhs sigucd by near
ly ull the prot.-rt.v boldara of the
Park for the immediate esUtMudt
Hunt of ptopn hiwl tuaius, mul for !
htliuuts lobe ilaced alibi cor-f
waa that theit- was omcthing de
iitnsiiy sicitui like in tlie apiK.llu-
tuaiHuni. lie hunts but cannot
1 find; we slight change iu name.
the IVmiisuLk tlistiiet docs not
MmI a gieat ileal of attention from
this deM('nicut. and we nie thank
ftti that this is ttuc, but should the
mix of risk ami llawaou streets,
aud at roiiMiiouth Ave. ud Daw
son si 1 eel. This is a step in tlie
tight t)ireUii, auiel, for if we
hn.w a rlvurieuce f the evil of
llt summer, we nu oa well close
up hop ami move uwav uulil I'aU.
Tht NauiMHik Club, naupuatxl of
I'uiwiMtv I'ark aud t'oroummth
young tutiiek. gave another of lueir
(lcilglitful tlanvts Artcsuu ball,
rjflwuouili. Tin uiglit IV-
rooat wv IsmuiuuUn u-"..k
Heresl' orctieMra iioiiut
usual high grade mnu' Tlu club
is to be ctutgratuLtiitl 11 1- 11 tlu 11
enciK "i 'mvIiiiiik muIi .01 o'vlic
tat tin llicir d;iiKo aiiil also i sii
the In'-it.il'!c in.tiiiK-r i lUi 11 in
tei Uiimu til Castlv v.niiinittit-.
uinkun; vat b il.iiivd fixl -jKtkvtb
occasion ever arUe the foice wottUl
ftiwl it ncvessMt y to consult a map
in order to fiud a given street,
'litis department U unworthy of
uuuv than a wupkr linw of space,
hence we cuuttuiic.
While we have uot much m-e for
poUee we hsvo fur water. And
that rutulikis ouo of a certain
dieam copy light umybc applied
"Hello, hello Ls this cvuttal?
l.ivc me the fuv comiMiiy; I don't
. and, wait- which; don't know utimlcr;
their ' ws, hurry, tlwro, will you; its a
foe; John Dow's bouse; Ports
mouth Heights; what the well,
did ou-give it-to tue? Its a tirj,
1 Ull ytiu, don't look out whole
d u tow n' I burn. Toll-eni-to-take
t'u tlevstoi; 1 mean the stteet-car;
..bar, dour, just mv it burtirt what
did I say? Think I'm making a
speech ? I said fire, air if I ever see
your boss, I'll say fire! Talk in' to
myself, ant I? Well, I'll bet that
your ears arc crossed, an' you can't
hear straight, anyhow; but look
here, central, if you don't connect
me with the main line of Hull run,
and quick at that, I'll -say never
mind, the Astoria hose carts just
arrived, and the fire's all out -that
is it burned itself down."
And then he fell out of bed.
Taxes for fire protection? Ves, wc
pay the same, and the nearest hose
cart six miles or so away. Protec
tion? No, that's where you are
msitaken; we don t get it. There
isn't a single fire hydrant within
four miles of University I'ark.
Why not? Well, for one thing,
the grafters need the money, and
we manage to wiggle along some
way and jxiy up, generally
being extremely and profusely
grateful to the self same bunch
that they don't annex all our ear
nings, and have granted us a mens
ley little old 3 per cent rebate, if we
make the big dig before they cnll
And there are also other needs for
water. It is .sometimes if-ed for
various purKses inconceivable to
the mind of the Wandering-Willies,
but ctiite essential to the ordinary
mortal, l'or instance, during last
July and August we wished, occas
ionally, to take a bath, hut the pres
sure being only .sufficient to pump
a drink out of the garden hose, wc
found It necessary to Use a tea cup,
instead of our usual luxurious tub,
and when one's tub is not working,
it is it financial failuie and a poor
return for the money invested. It
was a dilficult proxsitioti last year,
at times, to obtain sufficient moist
ure in one's hot-water tank to make
steam, to say nothing of enough of
the warm lltiid to dilute a cup ot
Mocha. Audweaic told there i -more
to come. And we jsiy a good
price for the water iu addition to
our other taxes.
City taxes? Oh, yes, we pay 'cm.
Hut which of the grafters gets the
big whack, is what we want to
We'll continue to iwiy up, but
some of US will Ik- old enough to
vote some day, and theie may U
11 change iu the running gear of
JJcciln ami Oontractn.
TI10 llevlmv luis printed and l'i'
iu stuck tin latit ami iihhI Mrfel
fni ins of ilccils mid coiititn-'l, which
may In piiieliaMsl si 1I10 ntliie at
1 11 iiisi hs iliini is usually eliuigiHl for
such blank' fin iiim.
Sunday service nl Ibdy Cr
I'liiirrh, I'oriftiiiiMilh StniHin -H;sn a.
m.; lii:Wi :i, in.; S;Jii 11. m. RvcrybiHly
wolctMiif. Puttier 'I'iilllinsii, C. S. C.
(University Park ami l'nrinnuili )
IViiinsulsr l.otiuc No. 1)1, I. (. O
K. mrris every Ssi unlay rveiiing si
llrin.l.M'k Unit I I.. TintLII. N'. G ;
M II. I'snrr. V (',.; (',. II. llrintock.
sVr ; Dr. t)-ar De Vsul. Tress.
Itrlwksh Usltt. I. O O. P.. No. 7.
mrcU Mfunl iii fi'iinh Tarsilsy
n,, PrlloM Hall. Mrm llsrriei
Snmrr. N. P, . lU-ttr Xs.h. V. G.; P. 111
Hid C HcHttatH-k. Se
I '"ft. on mill 'IVm No, s. K l T
M. inrcl. 111 I I'M I'tl ott- I Intl. lirtt
.111,1 iliiril Tim -la
t'i'ivir.iiv l'.irk -mllv N" .1.
t'liiti-il Vrii-.i"-. nut!- I'tny W.iliif
ilas ihk'iI .i' ri..n' '! 11 1 1 I.- r
lloyi. M A . Mr S'.nil. v Sufi Mr
t tlirk, Si . 1; II II. in t ..vk.
I iirnislit'il ur UndifiiUlii'tl, for
lift. IViiiiiiiUl.iiiiititrCo. aii'l tlu- luw
SlllliKti- .Mill. Oiiv 1,1. kU Ik nil Ct.luiuliia
I'liuenaty. I'tve miHule fuoii ir.
Iswiiimit ItsMltttn. Unit U nMMiiialU'.
A. V. lUi-ktaiii. i Iliiiwtiit. ctiit ii.
OSCAR DeVAUL, M. D.
Office liout. 9t" 12 1 in. atoji.m.
OffiK I'lionr, Soll 1 1"4
Hclvlciice Miotir. Unl"'i ""
omceln t'tilml(i 1'itk ImiK Store.
Will cn'.l nl your
home or yu nmy
comu tu ''ss Svrs
ctlne St. !'ni entity
MRS. NONA COOVCRT
,n. 0. 1'AUI.K
O. V. M II P. K I I.I.
Faulk & Merrill
Coal, May, drain, Plour
Painlt, Oili nd Building Materials
Phone Hast 713
Unlvonlly Park, - Oregon
W. J. Peddicord
S270-I.ot 50x136, nenr car liiic, close in.
$27S-I)l 60x100, two blocks from school
.j;SI,ot oxiou, near woolen null.
3600 Lot oSxiafi, on car line, close it.
SI26S H-room house, lotsoxiwi, in lu
lues center. .
$IIS0--.room house, lot 50x100, on the
Ijoulevnnl; half cssh.
51075 5-rooin house, lot 50x100, over
SI500 5-room house, lot rooxlSJ, otlier
$3500 Lot 50x101), comer, Imililiiig
34x70, two ilorle. 14 rooms nlwve,
two store rooms below, new, cen
tral. Lots on Installment, SI00, l:hc Dollars
down and Fhc Dollars per month.
Oilier Lots, both Iludncss and Residence
INSURANCE, LOANS. RENTALS
W. J. PEDDICORD
ST. JOHNU, OREGON
Telephone Union .1069
University Drug Co
Drugs, Confectionery, Cigars
Stationery nnd School Hook's
PATENT MEDICINES, PERFUMES, ETC.
l KEScntrTioNa carefully compounded
Post Ollico Corner
W. II. KINO. President.
M. L. II0LIIR00K, Vice-President
ST. JOHNS ABSTRACT
& TRUST COMPANY
Abstracts of Title carefully and accurately prepared.
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Office: King's Building, Jersey St., St. Johns
O Wc arc always RIGHT IN PRICES, and always improving. O
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1 MONEY SAVING PRICES I
I On Everything thnt
Men and Boys Wear. I
I THE LION STORE
t 166-t68 Third Street.
Near Morrison t
Of .ill Kinds.
Universal Stoves and Range
v 4. 1'irrniiH'S
II. W. HMITII
PETERSON & SMITH
I'LOUH, rEED. HAY, DRIOIC, LIME AND CEMENT, SHINQLES
LATH, COAL. ETC.
Ox I lr rvrrJ nt I' nlmj I'hm. I'Ihi lli.r 11.11 I'rrluM Ckar.'ri
rr nnl IMnirj Ourrwl I'iKr.
rhono Union 3101 ST. JOHNS, 0REQ0N
t Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing
J 141-143 Fiitl Street. Odd hm Building, Porll:nd, Crc0n.
Phone Mais 1392
Stoves, Ranges, Oranitewarc, Crockery,
Jewelry and Silverware
173-175 First St., and 219-227 Yamhill,
Henry C. Schrocdcr j
! FURNITURE, CARPETS
I Funeral Director and Undertaker
"QUICK MEAL" STEEL RANGES
I Kcceivvd GOLD MKDAI. nt the St. Louis Exposition
hdipse all for Baking. Guaranteed
for 20 years.
(VU Lh,nJli.cUluu' will triuu Mirrt ur lur. la imr(lwcta livini; Utoml
21 1-2 IS RUSSHI.I. .ST.. POUTLANl). 0RUQ0N
2 o)'o'J rcf
20 pcrct. Discount
in Entire Stock
Made to Order
New nnd Second Hand
STOVES, FURNITURE, CARPHTS
Aiattings, Hedtllng, Pillows,
l.acc Curtains and Shades,
Dishes, Lamps, Enamel Gran
ite and Tin Enamel Ware.
119 to 121 1-2 RUSSELL STREET
Phone Union 494
UniversityParkjlshepard & Tufts
Occuplca the central portion of the
high plateau between the Willamette
aiul Columbia River. It U central to
four miles of Jeep waterfront where
dock, mill juhI factories are spring
inR up if by mjRic- It h the seat
of the Columbia University. Such
educational institutions have, in other
places, built large cilie. The Penin
tula Lumber Co., on University I'ark
waterfront, alone has a payroll of
$.'5,000 per month. If you have only
little intelligence you know what
such a payroll means to surrounding
property. University Park property is
advancing in value and must continue
to advance as long as the population
of Portland, Oregon, increases. Uni
versity Park has the far-famed Bull
Run water, Portland public schools,
electric street lights, building restric
tion, liquor restriction and is the cen
ter of about 6000 population. It is
inside the city limts of Poitland aud
has street car communcation with all
the city for a 5-cent fare. Lots range
in price from $G0 to $300, according
to siie and location. Terms, onctenth
cash, balance $S.OO per month without
interest. If you are seeking a home
site or an investment It will pay you
lo investigate University Park.
Francis I. McKenna, Sole Agent, Uni.
versity Park Station, Portland, Or,
W ill sell on Lots in
For 65 Dollars, 5 dollars down and 5 dollars per month
Lots in Point View at 70 dollurs each.
Lots in North St. Johns, overlooking the river, 250
dollars, 10 down and 10 per month.
I'liuuiili , hac
I lie nl'ulatloii (i
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till luty re hijjh
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II0USHS TO KU.VT
Ptoae Scctt 4046
Office In Cochran Block, SI. Johns, Or.
t M0DERN DENTISTRY Cor. 3nl ami Washiiigton Sts
We Furnish your. House
We Dress Men, Women
Boys and Girls for
co to Tin;
St. Johns Lumber Company
For all kinds Common Lumber, KILN DRIED
PlQorittj;, Ceiling and. Rustic. Sash, Doors,
Mouldings and Columns.
Yards and Mill Foot Burlington St.
Phone East 594
$1 A WEEK
EASTERN OUTFITTING CO. ;
The Store W here Your Credit is (food,
390-92 Washington Street, Portland, Oregon