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THE ST JOHNS REVIEW
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All tmtnonlftlorn thnutd ! .Idrm.d to
Tit ntli, RU John., Orrton.
Tllii Khviiiw i entered nt ml office
in Saint Johns, Oregon, m tnnil matter
of tin- Kcotiil elas iimlcr the Act of Con
gross nf Mnrrh J, 1879.
OfflcUl Niwintptr or th City of fit. Joknt.
Phono Scott 0000.
KKIDAY. . . JANUARY 12, 1906
I'OU the past three years A. 1
Norton litis been conducting grocer-
les 111 Indinun "as Christ would
run thuiu." He has been paying
1 1 1.i clerk-s and Ills hills every night
in older to enrry out hit ideas and
secure the free adVerlmiiiL!. His
lias been a fin! but it was a sort of
a blasphemous fad whose life is
brief and not amidst bowers of
vol an t ins lime iSorton lias been
soiling iiupuie goods as all grocers Johns.
PKO.M Moto. Oregon, one J. A.
Mack writes that he doesn't under
Mnnd why so many people praise
Roosevelt who "is mctcly 11 just
mnn, of good mornl character."
That's just the way: the more
one docs for some people the more
rebuffs are irivcii. Roosevelt has
done more for the blacks than any
president since Lincoln.
Some More Stuff
Everybody is predicting n won
derful future for St. Johns.
I'or Ixist fire insurance see W. H.
Miss Nettie P'adden is visiting
her parents at Aberdeen, Washing
.MetlKKlist Aid Society will meet
with Mrs. Chipman on Wednesday
See the Peninsula Hank for fire
Rev. I". I,. Young and family
moved into the new parsonage on
Try the "Par Kxccllcnce" : the
champion 5c cigar: made in St.
Had Hot Time.
Tuesday night all night- there
was n gang of hurrying workmen
at "Mncgly Junction" where the
Northern Pacific recently made n
grade for the O. R. . N. to follow.
DecemlK-r 32 the O. R. &. N.
enjoined the Northern Pacific from
crossing the Mnegly tract but the
next day A. H. Muegly sold the
strip to the Northern Pacific.
SESSION WAS LONG,
lint The Amount Of Business Done
Wa Not (Irent.
Mayor King, us usual, presided
at the adjourned council meeting
Thursday evening and all mem
brrs, except P. J Peterson were
present. W. I,. J horndyke acted
sell and handled the same old
light-weight packages and short
count boxes that other grocers are
forced to distribute. It is not prob
able that Christ would have soli
tomato catsup that was 70 per cent
petroleum: tea where ten per cent
of the ended leaves was mutely
worms rolled up as they died coffee
that was .o per cent chickory: bak
ing powder that contained a certain
amount of alum mid was short
wulglit: maple syrup made from
sorghum: butter a la oleomargarine:
spices compounded with pulverized
..1 11. i . .
tiny ioihki weigui: pound packages
containing fifteen ounces of goods:
or any like deceitful piopositiou
yet it Ik declared thalNoitou did all
thuse. In fact, he was forced to
or carry nothing in stock.
Now he has gone to the wall In
fact, the en stales him in the face.
He dtew a check on a bank where
in he had 110 cash which was not
in iiccoidauce with that great man
whom he piofessed to follow.
The day of the money-seeking
crunk is not passed,
busy. It established a grade
built bout too feet of trestle.
Tuesday evening the O. R. & N.
put a hundred and fifty men in the
field to destroy the grade, burn the
trestle, and create a new grade of
its own much lower than that of
the Northern Pacific.
The wing worked till about four
o'clock by which time a restraining
order had been issued by Judge
1'rnzcr. The fight Is not yet closed.
I,A'ntR A visit to the scene of
the proceedings shows that some of
the tales told are wholly imaginary
The toy trestle destroyed was not
humed merely torn down and the
timbers and small raits laid to one
side. OiicJTsectio'i of the trestle
still stands like a gaunt spectre
The track laid by the O. K. &
N. is of standard minge and in
shatc for travel. Over, above and
covering the track are two tents
apparently , put there to stay,
About tbt! tiliici- lire ttintiv work-
Some new tenants moved Tues- Lien some making stakes, others
day into the house recently owned
by I' red Valentine.
Among my list can be found
some lire insurance to pica.se you.
W. H. King.
The inside of the Methodist
parsonage is very handsome, being
tartly finished in golden oak.
At the Hoston Home Hakery Sat
urday elegant Angel Cake made
by our new baker. Try it.
Rev. John Naugle, of this citVi
who is stxikeii of as a high class
evangelist, is holding revival meet
ings in Washington.
For first class and reliable fire in
surance companies see the list at the
The iiiasuucradc at the M. W
A. hall last Saturday evening was
particularly successful and very
pleasing to the crowd that attended.
Smoke a St. Johns ciirur best 100
cigar 011 the market
rhen that road proceeded to get I as recorder in place of J. W. Hanks
who was til.
Mr. Shields rqortcd that the
street railway company had agreed
to add one more free light and
would place it at Ccdcr Park.
A site for a warehouse on the
public dock had been selected but
no estimates secured for the build
ing. Hurlington street from Bradford
to Kdson streets was rejortcd
accepted by the city engineer.
The engineer's estimates for the im
provement of Ivanhoe and Lcavitt
streets were read but there had
been a slight oversight in one de
tail and the matters were held for
S. O. Reed, representing the
General Klcctric company, was
present and explained why the
company could not afford to spend
55000 for a city service, keep one
man here half of each day through
the year, and receive less than $500
for the arc-light service. And
Mr. Reed's points were well taken.
It was decided to lay the matter on
the table pending farther Investi
gation, Paschal Hill agreed to finish up
the few little things he failed to do
on the Jersey street improvement
below Pcssenden. Whereupon the
acceptance of the street followed
contingent open Hill's putting up a
200 bond to complete the work
A communication from thecitv
engineer relative to the necessity of
me city's procuring a "mock book"
was read. It was passed to next
Report of city marshal was read
Hill from V M. Precburir for .1.10
street signs (nt lyc each 83.60)
flic remonstrance of Mrs. P. T.
Smith against the opening of Chi
cago street was read and passed.
Adjourned to .Monday even itiir.
MADE BIG DEAL an official dirhcto
Sale Of Sixty-Five Acr.s
A Mle of considerable Iniortaiice was
closed 011 Wednesday of this week
whereby A. M. Roberts dloed of a
tract of 6j acres with n lkVxfoot water-
'"jltr! llolicrts ha owned the bundled
Ft a r tat lif V iift'h this 11 iRjrlloii fur fullr 40
year and occasionally he would wonder
If It was worth his while to hold It. He
now conclude that he did well to keep
it. . . .
The price for tne 05 acres was fos.ooo;
and while no one can give any positive
S. H. GREENE
Office: Room o. nreiM ,, ,..
lug, corner Thlr. and ''
street, Portland. "'HKton
Residence: .. ,
DR. L. Q. HOLLAND, "
PHYSICIAN AND SUKtlEON
Plmnc ScoU ?wTnoffi"e S,I?1!
cutting firewood, and a few doing
the heavy sitting round.
Go By Boat.
Por Portland and way jwints
take steamer Gazelle at public dock.
Leaves St. Johns at 0:15 a. in. and
6:15 p. 111.: arrive Portland (Stark
street dock) nt 10:00 a. in. and
7:00 p. m.
We believe that every effort put
forth looking toward the improve
meut ol any condition should be
encouraged. With this end in
view would you kindly insert the
Last week a number of boys
living at,St. JohusHcighU gave
the railway station here a good
cleaning and declared their farther
intention to keep It clean, and, as
fur iw iuit.silli. Id miiiril friini Itir
tne unite tj,cr ttuitllutloii by informing on
any person who may mischievously
A silver dollar lieariug date of abuse it.
till I .
oi.i.mu ousiness men me averse
to advertising. They may, some
. t... .1. . .... .
lime, nave neen nilleii ny some
faku method of publicity or they
may have carried an nil that 1II1
not 11piK.nl to the people. It some
times Impious that way.
Hvery man knows absolutely
knows that "advertising pays,
Did it not pay ami pay well
two -thirds of all publications in
Amuiicn would go to the wall.
Hut there have been cases whuie
some individual ad did not pay
mid the only known loasou Tor it
was that the winding was wioug
the piicoh given too excessive or
the seiiMiuabluiiess of the 111 tides
mentioned was in question.
Caiefully winded, attractively
cnusti uctcd and sngaeiously-pluecd
ad vim Using always pays 111 the long
inn. Some men consider that in
every line of business except their
I. , I I. . ...
tiwii 11 iMyn 10 unveiu.se. out nils
U a fallacy too childish to consider,
Kor two weeks M. I.. Holbrook
has been nuuouuciug tluough the
column of this pap.-r the coming
uiuieiise of puces for his lots huie.
Vustoiday he said: "The way my
lots have been selling the past ten
days pinvias to me conclusively that
it pays to advertise in Tint R
vniw. I don't know to what else
I ctm credit the jump in sulci that
has occuutl Mxcopt to the publicity
given by Tint Ritvntw. Your
paper is all tight."
And every business man may .se
cure as pleasing a result if he usas
care in his ads.
005 will be readily bouuht by nny
coin collector at 5 12.10 (N. B: -
There wete 110 silver dollars coined
W. K. Swengle, the harness
maker, has a large draft horse, five
yeats old, to sell or trade for real-estate.
Captain Hraiisom and wife, evan
gelists, ami Rev. Prcd Warren,
who comes fiom .Sherwood, Oie-
gou, have I teen seakers at the
.Methodist icvivals the past week.
"I notice that Poff & Carey have
another car load of that good coal.
Say! but they do sell coal and its
Hoys are energetic advertisers.
Weiluewhiy afternoon seven differ
ent lads called at this office to see if
we "didn't want to buy 11 ticket fr L,0'
a show and a quarter." We h;!.,,
They have organized a club
known as the "Vigilance Club'
and we herewith give the names of
the oliicers of the oigauiatiou:
President Ray Davis.
Vice President Clarence Conroy.
Treasurer David Rutherford.
Secretary Clyde Teellng.
Supply Coininittee OuyTeeliug.
This organization is worthy of
Can You Afford
To carry the risk of total loss on
your buildings when a small amount
will insure you against loss ? It
does not pay to do it. See the Pe
iiiusula Hank about rates.
List your proitetty with the St.
Johns Title Abstract and Trust
Company, looms 1 1 and u, Hoi-
irook's new block. In addition to
its real estate and abstruct business
this company presents an attractive
line of hie insurance.
It is with icgret that wc this week
mention the serious illness of the
city ivcoider, J. W. Hunks. For
sevetal mouths he has not been in
health, yet he has iiiauaecd to fill
his tmsition with a little assistance.
This week, however, he has been
confined to his IkhI. and it will be a
wonder if he does not reuuire sev
eral weeks in which to rectierate.
.Mr. naiiKsisn mighty good man.
It doesn't pay to have vour life
insurance policy written by a
stranger. Have it done here in St.
Johns by a home man. I have the
lust coiiuviuv in the world. W.
Mm!e l:nsy ,Moiic.
Last May Henry Smith bought
acres from Jacob Camp
ground that was so situated that in
189.1 the high water overflowed it
all. Smith paid 58000 for the place
with its improvements and a lot of
Last week Mr. Smith made a
s;de of the plact reserving the
stock and the '05 crop and re
ceived $12000 for it! That seems a
very good jercentageof profit for on
investment of a little more than six
Nothing Startling O.curs At Council
.Meeting .Monday livening.
J. II. Shields wos the only absent
mcmlrer nt the council meeting
Monday evening. Mayor King
presided. Recorder J. W. Hanks
was not able to k at his jmst of
Councilman Lcggctt reported that
he had secured a bill of materials
for the warehouse at the dock but
no estimates as to coit of the same.
J. F. Karl had agreed to do the assurance regarding the use to which the
work on the same from start to ground will he devoted it is believd that
finish-for S25-- mid he was",
awarded the job. tendency to make alt realty holders
Hie report ot city engineer 011 iCueti
Pittsburg, Crawford and balein
streets was adopted and the rim Ik-si olnce to huv second hand fur
recorder was instructed to prepare niturc: No. 7 cook stove, fj.oo: office
nrotwr resolutions for publication, chair, 1.00; towels, 5c: table eloihs, 50c:
Rcirart of the city recorder was 103 Jersey street
read but was minus one or two
minor details. It was referred back t-loctc 1 Officers.
to hllll for completion. The annual business meeting of the Koou,SIn"l 2, Holbrook Hlock, St Tolm
Plumbing ordinance matter was United lit -angelical church was held last n'
continued as was also the matter Thursday evening for tranyciion 01 gen
f ,1... .-:., ,.1P,I coal .business mid election of ol iccni. On
r . . I I'riday evening the K. I., v.. V liuslncM
of public Works. was held. The offices will be held for
J. , Brink, of the St. Johns the next term by the following persons:
Ferry Cotnpanv, asked permission w. I'. Joiinsoti, eiass lemier.
iv. v. u iim uiniuiii s, it.T.- iviiiivi,
II. Tlmvcr. Uonlon ueoea anil
Goodrich & Goodrich,
Johns and Portland,
to change specifications regarding
the piling on the approach to ferry
landing on Pittsburg street. He
desired to substitute mud-sills,
burial from four to six feet, for the
piling. After some discussion the
procr resolution was unanimously
The improvement of Burlington
street from Bradford street to the
west side of Kdson street was accepted.
W. E. HARTEL,
Crown and Bridge Work a
Dr. MARY MacLACHLAN
Ph.kUn and Surgeon.
KM r pukm Itl
Residence. St. tni.... ,,l0cs.
iMoreiitiue Miuhell, trustees.
Mrs. R. Itarlinaii, Sunday school su-l
V. P. Johnson, assistant supcrlnlcn-
Arthur I.. Clark, secretary.
Arthur C. Clark, treasurer.
llcssic Mnrccy and .Maud Peterson,
l'.llii IMuiousou. orirntilst.
1C. I.. C. 15. officers: Klla Hduioudson,
Residence, St. Johns Hotel
Dr. E. W. ROSSITER
Office next door to Klllott'.
store, Phone, Union "iS" &
- - . . . . fc (T ILfll M-III-n.
president; Carl Nelson, vice president; .
Nettie Mnrccy, secretary; Anna Poster,
rtin.. nf ilm (mtmi',.im.M, ,icn. treasurer; Miss McClavc, suiieriutcniiant
...... ...... ..... , . . . , r.
t.. ! . , of the Jr. K. I.. C. K. These officers
uuiuto ijux,- ntieei imi in iviug wth thc- ttcwrtr.ls (elected at
been paid the recorder was ordered
to again notify the delinquents and
urge immediate payment.
Jersey street front Catlin to
Fcsscnden streets was accepted
Paschal Hill having given proper
sureties for his completion of the
same as soon as possible.
conference) and thc several committees
(to In; npNiutel) will nave tne general
inatiHgciuciil of the different nnxlllia
ries, Thc church has pntsjiects for n
Uospe rous year.
st joiivs W ,,0kn' r'
ST. JOHNS. 0RCQW
N. F. NOREN & CO. "
Real Ustate, Uans, Iniurancc and
lluslncM Chances. S. C. Norton,
corner llmnsw ck an.l ii.iZ.'
100 cords of stove wood green,
dry and mixed.
J. K. WIi.i.iams,
819 Kellogg street, St. Johns.
Thuriliiv evcnliiL'. January .1
llrotherhooil of American Veoiucn, No,
mi, pu'uiicly installed thc following
named officers with thc aid of Conduc
tors Mr. and Mrs. Henry llickner, who
did well at their ixirts:
Deputy W, W. Racr, Installing
Poreumu, Dr. V. I. Haitel.
Master of Ceremonies, A. P. Kncmlciu.
Corr4ouleut, A. 15. Mansfield.
Chaplain, (.. I). Chaffey.
OverM.t.r, I-'liint I. Cutter.
Watchman, Pied Carter.
Sentinel, Roy Wilcox.
(itianl, I). S. Southiuayd.
Uuy Kowetia, Alice r, Davidson.
l.ady Rebecca. Rebecca Wilcox.
Members of Mornlne Star loduc. of
rortiauii. wete tirese 11 aim socn ovcii
the work all done without ritual that
streets, Resident Agent.
U Illllll I 1JI1.
J'C J1JRSIJY STRHIJT
A called meeting of every
citizen of St. Johns as
well as those interested in
the welfare of the city
is called at the City Mali
W. W. Rawr was Invited to visit their
I lodue and Install officers next MoudavlT T
I V I VII1HK
MHH. A. IC. MANSI'lltl.ll.
AIRS. C. T. A10E t
Prices Reasonable. Satlifactlon
(fuantntctd. Hntrancc at rtr
stairway, 301 Rlcliuiond Street.
ST. JOHNS, . . . OKI-GOS'
To those wanting work done in '
this Hue, call at my resilience,
401 Tacoma street, three blocU
west of the enr track. ,
MRS. W. II. WARNER
Ucival At University I'nrk.
There has been 11 larec utteiidauce
Office: Cochran -"dllock, next door
night after nlnlit at the social seivlcc Carpenter & Dolbow
held In 'the University Park Ilai.tlst ,,,7 , ,J. L'",IM,W
church and tii.tny h:te expressed their . Ilnck Masons 1
Tuesday Evening, January 16
. Is your home insured against fire ?
If not, see M. h. Tufts at the Pe
ninsula Hank for the lowest rates.
piiriHjvc of iH-k'liinlin the chrUtian life.
i ... i
v.. ll. nan. whom. Kelt) us soloist ami
cuiiir UMner lias Deen greatly npprecla-
ivu, win lem.iiii uuoiuer week, raster
n...,.tu..d .1 i. .
ii.iii.ivu tui'iii. i,ir iiiit tcck win put
follows: Sunday, 7:30 p. in. (January ij)
"What and Where Is Hell?' Mondavi
"llurning the Devil's Hooks." Tticwtayi
' V.H-.U1 i.iie. weiliiesi av: "t'n.
caged CrliniuaU." Thumlay: "Thc
l.i-ojwnr hpts." Prlday: "A Sinner
that Christ Can Not Save." Siimlav.
(January ji); "Is there any harm hi
iwucing." (, prciouM:rmon rcx-ated.)
Ilieilt Workers. Ihtimnl
unit satisfaction guaranteed. Kc.tr
to editor of this jwper. 755 Wit.
laiuMrcct, University Patk. l'bo
F. J. CARTER
HOOTS AND. SHOES REPAIRED
Shop next door to Anderson's IU1M7
011 Tucoum street. Clve me a trUl onkr.
Wltcn matters of vital importance
to thc community will be discussed.
It Is very essential that everyone
be present as it means a great deal
for thc advancement and popularity
of thc city.
lustullcd New Alnchlue.
The St. Johns Prick and Tile Oniniuinv
has iitHtaftcil a machine for lliawlntr
cement bricks and blocks, Kxpcritnental
work has shown that the nntmii wilt 1-
1 vi c-..tnviii Kiaiic,
ST. JOHNS EXPRESS
IIAKRV LVIXS, lropllor
Goods delivered, crated or un
crutcd. In city or Portland. II-'
anos a sjiecfalty. Leave orders
at Illcktier's. I'lione Union 699S.
For l.croy Carr
V. J. KtKruer has just secured a
contract to tin i let a handsome five
room residence 011 Ivauhoc street.
1 lie House will he a pretty one
ami tne price cans tor m too. 0O00O0OO0-O0O-0 ooooo0-.o-0-vv-
Come At Seven -Thirty
1!. r- lot! 11 i has rrlurnr,! tn K
Johns-but Mrs. Toguint will remain
iiciii K'verui weeks.
ReV i:. H. McVlcker will n nn
day to hold fpiarterly meetings over
Sunday at Reedvllle ami r.nurl r.. t.u
absence Rev.II. 1.. Pratt will fill hit
THE EASJERN H0A1E
J. S. CAIN, Proprietor.
Meals by the day or week. Uotrd.
IT'S 0001) NOW.
Y It A US ago an eastern exchange
pnhlUhcd the following which has
put beu 1 wived. It was pub
lishesl as an answer to the ipieiy
"What is a gentleman?"
"A man that's clean inside and
outside; who neither looks up tg
tne ricu nor down on the jtoor;
woo can lose without squcaline and
who can win without bragging;
wno is considerate ot women, child
ten, ami old ivople: who is too
bruvc to lie. too gcueious to cheat,
ami who take his shate of the
world and lets other ieoile have
ik so, hp: knows.
KKV. John Heut.eiu, of Univer
sity l'ark, asks "What and Where
Is Hell?" If the reverend brother
has ever Inrcu to the Haker (in a
A It. - N t I
iwo-dii seat; we tKiieve lie can
answer his own jpiery,
Order of exercises at the
gelieul church for next week
Sunday school at 10 a. in.
Punching 11 a. in.
junior K. l,. l 15. -3:.to
Mrs. McVieker. suoetinteiuleitt.
henior K. 1.. C. h. -6:30 i. in.
Sermon 7 .to ti. m.
Wednesday 7:10 p. in.: Choir
t liur.Mlay 7:80 . m.: Pruver
.1 - 1
e extend a iktsoiiu! Invitation
to each citien of St. lohna to tvir.
ticijMte iu and enjoy the services us
announced. 1. l. McVickhr,
W. E. SWENGEL, The Harness Maker
PINE WORK GUARANTEED
We use the old-fashioned
genuine Oak Tan
California Leather. Wry
best obtainable. Gives
long, faithful service.
Trim 111 in gs perfect.
Thread, Irish I.inen,
My work is all hand,
sewed : and it is seldom
that a stronger or more
durable harness can be
found than those I han
dle. We make a sjecialty
of repair work--doing it
neatly und satisfactorily.
One trial will convince
you that we do pleasing
pulpit Sunday tnoning at the
Mr. and Mr. Hardy, of Northern
Hill, celebrated the 70th vear'of their
murruge Wednesday, January 3. Mr.
Hardy is 08. Mrs. Hnr.lv m lirnl. .
quite well and sleep in their tent every
"'K 1 i?,c ,asl unio" prayer meeting
iiv-.ii hi uicir iiotne, jtotli arc
per week, fj.oo.
. . Orrgeo-
House Mover and Repstrer
Houses moved, raised and re
paired. Odd jobs of all kinds.
Prompt service, resonable charge.
Ivanhoe and Catlin Streets. -
Saint Johns . . Or
And now California
have a celebration to commemorate
the discovery of the Pacific ocean,
ami desires to have the government
appropriate five million dollars to
ucij aioug tne good work. It Saint John
Allidii I. at I
iu nave a ceieoratton to com
niemorate the discovery of eastern
suckers. The next thing we'll
hear is that Sunshine, Colorado,
will desire a big blowout to com
memorate the discovery of the suu!
P. W. HINMAN
CMcaio Roc Hilar )(oum.
Good rooms from f 1 a week P
Corner Chicago and Ivanhoe strerii
Peterson's Cijjar Store
J Jcrsty Street, - - .St. Johns
W. E. SWENGEL,!;
. Johns, Ore';
W. M. KILLINGSWORTH
THE PIONEER REAL
ESTATE DEALER OF
THE PENINSULA . . .
Tl. It 1 I- . .
11 llm .lie.-. j-..v
JValnat Park offers the most desir.
t SnnS ie-l graded, lots
uiauiu iu me market.
W. M. KILLING SWOiiTH
J03 Chamber of Comaerce. Portlaad
MRS. N. AlcCANN
Clothing cleane.1, pressed
i ami prom
R.. 11..!, 1.
UNKI NEW NANACEMENT
' We shallJhandlc
only the finest of
and our patrons may
be sure of being sat
isfied iu every case
Full line of al!
Mm Ibrkrt Sundries
WW clothe: anplX,y.PtfeSt
Old Poatoffice lluil.Hn'..
Vrurl Joor to VHrnondSOB S
uregoijx;KStiV bi,Ki f
I - . . m t