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ST. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1906.
Will Open Sunday, April 1
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The New St. Johns Hotel
J. B. NYE, Manager j
This new and tip-to-thc-hour hostelry will be finely equipped In every way.
Rooms may now be booked. Cuisine will be excellent. Grill-room and
hnr connected with the hotel. Corner Philadelphia and Ivanhoe Streets.
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
City Council Commences Its Pinal Month As Happy As
Little Birdies In A Tree.
Wilt $10,000 was decided
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PHONE SCOTT 1063 t JERSEY STREET
All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
Keep a large stock of General Murcliainlio, iuclmlhu: Dry Goods,
UouN and Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, Huiiko Fiirnuhiu;;,
Feed, Ktc. In fuel oveiylliinir. Their Prices are
right. Don't wnto your time j'hi: 1
Portland, but come in and eo our
stock nnd prices.
Remember The Big Department Store
1 Corner Jorney Street and Hi midway
St. Johns, Oregon
2 N. H. SUITTER
Contractor and Builder
Designs and Hstimites
Furnished, and nil con
stnict.on guaranteed to
please the most partic
ular. 217 Noluwk Street
ST. JOHNS, OREGON
fcsMtacc ttV.L Tkwurjke, St. Mu, billl ky me trim my ttra plus.
It Is Now Too Late To Follow Out
The Plan OulHncd
A brief article in Tint Kitvutw
of last week regarding the voting
on license question upon a separate
ballot has iirovokeu considerable
comment of a favorable nature
and the plan as suggested seems to
meet with universal .satisfaction.
But the suggestion offered came
too late for use this year. An in
vestigation of the law shows that
preliminary steps must Ik taken
ubiety days prior to the election
and that the plan must be endorsed
by a district fudge,
The fact is, there are no pro
visions made by the city charter for
such an action. Hence it would be
necessary that a petition be circu
lated and generously signed asking
for such an addition to the election
law of St. Johns and this petition
would have to le favorably passed
upou by one of the judges before
the action would become legal,
I Therefore the suggestion comes
too late for use now. There have
i been many who were favorably im-
(pressed with the plan, and who are
now anxious to have it tried; but a
close investigation of the law shows
any test would at this time be
'illegal. Next year, If taken in
time, there will be no reason
against a trial of the plan: but this
I vear nil that can lie done U in nmn.
inate the best men obtainable upon
each ticket, and do the best pos
sible to elect them.
When the council was open for 'bonds.
its regular meeting Inst Monday I upon.
evening Mayor King was presiding, ' Judges for election were appointed 5!
and nl members of the body were ns follows: J. II. Mock, John Poff,
present. Street improvement l- W. Valentine, P. W. Ilitimuu, l
seemed to be the older of the meet- C. U. Organ, I,. 11. Chipman. 2
ing, and there whs much work of Clerks were appointed as follows:
that sort determined upon' ere the A. 1). Leonard. W. II. Mnsnn! 1
meeting closed. Liudley Walker and C. A. Cook. J
A petition to improve Haves' The matter of rev slm tin. ,ltv II
street from Hurlingtou to Maple charter was discussed to consider-Is
sheet wits read, and a resolution able extent. It was decided to
was adopted requiring the city en- npoInt it committee to revise the
gincer to make the proper surveys, i document nnd present the same to ' $
specifications nnd estimates. The ' the city for approval or rejection. '
street is to be graded and side-1 Councilman Hrice thoinrht there? 1
walked- but not gravelled. should be twelve or fifteen oersons 5!
flic engineer's plans, specifica-, on that committee, while others
St. Johns Land Co.
PHONE UNION 310-1
JERSEY STREET BUSINESS LOTS
tions and estimates lor the improve- considered that the smaller the com
ment of Philadelphia street were tnittee the more thorough would be
approved, and n resolution for said the work Councilman Shields
improvement was adopted. thought the committee should be
Councilman I.eggelt reported that taken from the council yet none of S
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in once, me eouncn evinced a willlUiMicss to l
-rve. Messrs. S. H. Greene, 0.
tin itrfvt riilKi'iiv" Win i lil
iiittaiiii iu im. itijiuviit vi 11.1 muni:
of the improvements of Jersey
street: the neglect had h.'cn caused
y u misunderstanding.
A petition praying for the wide
ning, extension nnd improvement
of Modoc street from Charleston
street to I.s.scndcn was read and
referred to the Mtcet committee.
I'lils is an extension of Willis boule
Corner Lot, 50x90, close in
Corner Lot, 50x100, with Alley
Two Inside Lots, 25x100, opposite
School House, each
Kino Corner, Jersey and John sts.,
50x100 - (,000
All of thus property is good business
property, and will double in value within
Downs and W. L.
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were appointed ns mat committee
and their apMiutiuent confirmed by J!
the council. ;
Thomas Glover, fire chief, was i'
fiiilltirtyfwl Li f-fifi. fif it... I...... .....I
; .ill .iiw lllli; il 111 t
fire equipments after 11 fire or to ;
see to it that some party was eu-
1 gaged to do the same.
1 lie delay in the erection of the
a ..v.... ... ...v ,m,IJ, 1JI till; IT
Diedeedto the triangular hit street lights was commented noon. '
of laud, vacated by M. I,. I lolhrook Councilman I.iudqtiist .supioed
and wife to the city was retried as , they were till in place: but it was
still missing. .Mr. Mollirook Had 1 stated tlial the matter was heinu
ngrmi 10 uuiKe n (iiipueaic deed as pusueti as rapidly as the company
soon as ne returned irom uiuioruia. couui do tue work.
A deed was also placed in the
hands of the deputy-recorder show
itig a vacation from it Mr. Van-
dtiyue to the city of a 30-foot strip
A iK'titton to improve I'esscnden
street from Myers stivet to Jersey
was read, nnd a resolution adopted
to have proper estimates and plans
'1 lie same procedure, was taken
with regard to il etitiou for the
improvement of II'tliugtou street
from Jersey to Modoc.strccts. This
will give a sidewidk from Jersey
street to Hniasch'w addition.
The same may be said of 11 neti-
tiou to improve Chicago street from
Hayes street to the Portland Ilonle-
Uids lor the improvement of
ritompson, Lively and Catliu streets
were in rder. There was found to
Cotincilmau Peterson refuted
upou the application of H. 0.
Magmm's license that he, together
with Councilman Tliompion, was
ready to report favorably but they
had not couferied with Councilman
Leggett, who was the third member
of that committee.
Councilman Hrice smiled drolly
when he arose. "It would be fool
ish for me to say that 1 did not
know what ordinance you referred
to," he said. "What I wish to
know is why ordinance 1 1 (the
intended ordinance regarding the
side of liquor placed on the recoitl
book 11 year or more ago) is not
Discussion then followed regard
ing the matter. Messrs. Crook and
Miner were willing to make aflii
davit they signed the document
when they were iuofhec; but Attor
lMiie lots in St. Johns Park,
50x106, with lO-fcot alleys
$275.00 and upwards
$5.00 down and $5.00 per
month. These lots are near
the great Weverhaueser site
Jersey Street Addition
Comer Jersey and Kichmoud Stteets.
We have just platted this tract into eigh
teen lots. We think we can safely say
that there is no finer property in St.
Johns. Let us show it to you.
ie one bid that being from M. If, ney Greene explained the matter as, u
l.oy. It was on 11 basis of 40c ier concisely as was mssible. Council '
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yum 1111 wiun, il 1 11 1 iui nun, f 1111111 oiih.hi.-i winuvi iu M.-e Hie
The total estimate for the com ( "original" ordinance hut after
iletiou of the three streetsamountcM '.scrutinizing it intimated that there
103584.92. There was some in-1 had been some "fixing" done with
lispoMition to contract where there, the document.
was but one bid but the matter Attorney Greene said that while
was referred to theMrcet committee, , the ordinance as transcribed iu the
with an injunction to hurry the i ordinance book bore signatures of
matter as rapidly as possible. the mayor and clerk, there was no
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V.UUHI.IIIIIUII i.iiKiiiiiini ii;ini. mi 1 iuiu iu int .i.iiiii; -inn wus mere it
for the water committee that the uny date of its leing passed. On j
matter .of the desired extra fire
lydrauts on llradford street for the
benefit of the industries along the
water-front had Ik-vii looked tit.
It was proioscd to locate u new
rydraut on that street at Salem
street, and another at Richmond;
while nn old one should be moved
to llurlingtou street. This will
place the total number of fire
lydrauts on the water-front at five.
St. Johns Land Co,
St. Johns I'I'mu! union .HQ'i Oregon
hand the "original"
was not signed iu any
way, nor dated.
It was found that there were u
number of supposed ordinances in
the same condition -n jx)int which
without doubt would invalidate
them. Iu view of this a committee
was appointed to revise the ordin
ances -not withstanding that a com
mittee was a 1 (pointed for that purMsc
The report was adopted and the several mouths ago and hud never
work ordered done with prompt- been discharged. Attorney Greene
ness. jwas that committee, 'the new
The matter of the call for elec-! committee consists of Messrs,
tiou was taken up. and the city , Greene, Peterson and Hrice.
attorney read a resolution he hud 1 he only humor about the meet
prepared. As suggested by Tint ing was the retort made by Conn-
KHVii'.w last week he liad also em-; cilmaii Mucins when lie was asked
bodied iu the document a call to 1 by Attorney Greene if he (Shields)
ote on bonds for the construction had pocketed tin ordinance which
f a city hall. It was decided that ! had just been lost. Shields quickly
call be made for tio.ooo for that i replied, 'What if I did? 1 he ordi-
Try a pair of our
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the small amount that will give you block'
nirpose, ten-year bonus to be
issued bearing six ter cent interest,
Councilman Thompson favored u
bond issue of $15,000 iu 1 5-year
Has Located Here.
"Cap" II. L. Snow, who comes
from Kansas, has located in St.
Johns as an attoruey-at-law.
"Cap" is a jovial being and his
credentials areof excellence, He has
been iu the legal line for many
years, has practical iu all the
courts of Kansas and Nebraska
even carrying cases to the supreme
court aud has usually leen very
successful iu his cases.
Mr, Snow is now located in rooms
and ten, Holbrook's brick
and will be pleased to meet
I the people.
This Space for Rent.
nance is not signed so it s no
Adjourned to Wednesday, March
Tuesday morning Henry Ilickuer
discovered sijioke issuing from
around the stovepiie of Hurry
Mansfield's rooms at the rear of the
Hon Ton barbershop. He at once
notified the occupants of the place,
aud with additional help from Tin:
Kr.vii'.w office the flames iu the
attic were quickly subdued. Had
the fire had a teti-miuute head there
would have liecn no more barber
shop there and, jmssibly, no print
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