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I3H SURE AND ORDER YOUR WOOD
Orders arc coming in so rapidly that you can
not expect to have yours filled in time for your
winter's supply if you wait until the rush is on.
We Are Prepared
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I lo luruisn cuner snort
green. This wood conies
I St. John Lumber Cos
Hardware, Builders' Supplies,
Tacks, Nails, Spikes, Stoves, Ranges, jf
Paints and Oils.
Make your cow happy by using
POTTER & GOOLD
THIi IIAKDWAKK MUX.
ON HOT DAYS.
No matter how sultry or uncomfortable the day, nil Kl.I.C
THIC IfAN will Insure comfort for the business man at bis desk,
for his employes nt their work, for the customers In his store, and
for the entire household at his home.
The cost for all this SUMMHR COMFORT is a mere trifle.
A id-inch fan can be oerateil at a cost not to exceed one cent an
hour, and a la-luch fan can be run for even less. Think of ten
hours of solid comfort for less than ten cents.
Keep your store cool and breezy and your customers will find
shopping a pleasure, and your store an Inviting place in which to
linger. KI.KCTKIC FANS will increase your business, whether
It be a restaurant, an ice cream parlor, a dry goods emporium or
an iron foundry.
We have fans of all kinds, all styles, suitable for every pur
pose. Don' t delay order your fan TO-DA V.
W.HCTRIC W01IT and the ni.KCTIUC PAN mnke a
strong combination for summer comfort.
Send us u post card with your name and address we will do
Portland General Electric Co.
Seventh and Alder Streets,
Telephone Bxch.nKe 13. PORTLAND. ORRQON
Most desirable bus
iness and residence
lots in St. Johns.
Terms to suit purchasers.
Office at Residence, 618 North Jersey Slrcet, St. Johns
108 1-2 Jersey Street
Notary Public and Conveyancer. Abstracts of Titles.
Real Estate Bought and Sold.
See me for Bargains in Residence or Business Property.
or 4-ioot lcngtlis, dry or
l'hone Woodlawn 22. ft
& GOOLD 1
ST. JOHNS, UKfcuuix
Hring in your printing now.
Miss Nellie Clmffey is visiting in
U't the Peninsula Hank write you
a fire insurance policy.
Watch repairing a specialty
. .unnon aausmiry's.
Miss Lillian McVicker recently
returned from a visit to Dallas.
We wash and iron all flat work
at 25c ier do.en. West Coast
Another little party occurred at
the home of Mrs. L. A. Clark on
Saturday evening last.
Little Mable Johnson fell from
the merry-go-round Saturday even
ing, badly bruising her face.
Remember! You cannot buy
finer candies or cigars than the
goods Valentine sells in his neat
On account of the illness of the
babe of Jesse Hurlbert the family
was obliged tc leave for the coast on
W. R. Powell, the Kpiscopalian
rector in chaige at University Park,
called upon his St. Johns "parish
loners on Saturday.
I). S. Soulhmayd, painter, paper
hanger and decorator, has plenty of
tooG wall paper in stock at 708 W.
Richmond street, St. Johns.
"Pather" Maples has gone to
Seattle to visit his sister and with
the hope of regaining lost health.
He will remain about a mouth.
A Minnesota man wants to know
why it is that Columbia river sal
mon sell for 12'j cents n pound in
St. Paul and i.s cents a ikjuikI in
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Brink, with
a launch load of supplies and a
camping outfit left the first of the
week for a season of recreation on
The blasts fired daily during the
noon hour by the traders on the
electric road on the oniiosite bank
of the river put one in mind of a
held nailery in action.
Pire may destroy your home uny
time. Are you protected against
partial or total loss ? If not, call
at the Peninsula Hank and learn
the small amount that will give you
Owing to Oregon City's failure
to show up Sunday, our baseball
club had a day off. A number of
them took advantage of the fact
and witnessed the struggle between
the Truukmakers and bcliillcrs at
the Portland grounds in the after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. Linn Deuisou of
Mason City, Iowa, were St. Johns
visitors last Prlday. Mr. Deuisou
s at the head of one of the largest
nick and tile manufacturing con
cerns In Iowa, anil is grciuiy sur
prised at what lie has seen on his
first visit to the northwest.
Arthur Sylvester of Portland,
while returning from a visit to St.
Johns friends last Sunday ntgnt,
md his head badly cut ly leaning
out of the car window while cross
ing the steel bridge. 1 he result
was a bad scalp wounu mat necessi
tated the services of a surgeon.
The union meetings at the differ
ent churches have been of much in
terest. Last Sunday evening the
meetitiir was nt the Methodist church
where Rev. IS. K. McVicker
preached a most excellent sermon,
Next SUIK1UV CVCIIIIIK union nvi-
vices will be held in the Baptist
church, Rev. Pred Warren olhciat
To assist Deputy Assessor Kirk
in his work it will be well for all to
remember there is no exemption
from taxation under the new law.
Many who suppose 5300 worth 01
personal property win escape taxa
tion U' ill he surmised at the change.
As near the actual cash value of all
personal property must be given the
John D. Rockfeller tells a report
er that the world is good. It cer
tainly has been rather good to jonn
n. With his amuiuou sausucci,
health restored, everything he cares
for rendv to us hand, any man may
pose as the philosopher of light and
cheer ami pronounce mc w
crruvl. The Standard Oil magnate,
however, has the right thought for
A Kansas exchange finds this to
K tlif pnse: It savs that "e" is
the most unfortunate letter in the
English alphabet because its out of
cash, forever in debt, never out of
danger and in hell all the time. '1 he
afor-said letter is never in war and
i,vnvs in neace: it is the beginning
of existence, the commencement of
ease and the end of trouble; with
out it there would be no meat, no
life, no heaven and no delinquent
Ten dollars down and ten cents a
,inv nre the terms on which univer
sity Park lots are sold. University
Park lots are selling right along
.vhil others stand still, because
University Park has the largest
payroll on the peninsula, be
it has Bull Run water
a uuiversity which brings a cultured
restriction which ex
cludes saloons, Portland public
fl first and foremost it
believes that a steady growth and
good morals pay best in the long
run. Francis I. McKenna is the
,n.., aupnt for University Park
Keep Your Kye On St. Johns.
Lots of telephone talk these days.
K. lf. Day and family
nre at the
The city dads are
hies of their own.
St. Johns is pretty well repre
sented at the seashore.
How about cement pavements ?
Cheaper and look better.
Reliable insurance at the lowest
rates at the Peninsula Bank.
Miss Cora Spangle is visiting her,
cousin, Miss Lillian McVicker.
For fine cigars it will pay you to
call at Valentine's: opposite city hall.
The material used in Linne's
bread is the best and can't be better.
Furnished rooms with bath
everything new. 53 1 South Jersey
The dust on .the newly graded
streets is six inches deep and still
Mrs. T. A. Tnuigerlefton Tues
day for a three months in Luverue,
Smoke a St. Johns cigar best 10c
cigar on the market- the "White
"Have you a house for rent?" is
still n stereotyped question in St
First class and reliable insurance
companies only are represented by
the Peninsula Bank.
Mrs. M. A. Goethe, from Port-
laud, was a guest of Mrs. W. L.
1 horudyke on Monday. f
N. A. Gee lost a valuable work
10r.se Sunday night too much hard
work 011 Burlington street.
The hydrant on the bank comer
does a good business. Coolest wa
ter in the city it is claimed.
The work of building the first
ler for the new railroad biidge is
well under way on the West bank.
Henry Valentine and wife from
Alhlua, were visiting Mr. and Mrs.
hi W. Valentine 011 Monday cycli
Insure against fire before you
lave one -with ). c. uogers, ngeiu
for the "old reliable" Phoenix of
Bolen Bros, have the work well
under way 011 the handsome new
mine of P. H. hdlcfsou on Charles
The Peninsula Feed & Fuel Co.
all attention elsewhere in this is
sue to the fact that they still have
wood for sale.
I'he Cyclone Food Co. Is busy
with an experiment whereby frogs
will be induced to grow legs the
i.e of a turkey.
An insurance policy in a reliable
company is ns good as money in your
ocket in case 01 loss by inc. ask
the Peninsula Bank.
Prof. W. W. Williams and fain-
ly, from Vancouver, were visiting
C. N. Br.iasch and daughter hvn,
the first of the week.
Adam, the barber, spent several
lays near Gaston this week, where
te spent the time liuiillug anil nsii-
ing. lie nrougiii one near iiome
Geo. R. Carlmrt uud family re
turned from the seaside Monday.
l'hey will soon leave for the moun
tains to remain until the middle of
inong the St. Johns tieople rus
ticating nt Newport n-e Mr. and
Mrs. G. II. Carlson, II. W. Smith,
P. J. Peterson and Phil Smith and
families, Mr. and Mrs. Al Harris,
and Thos. Condon.
Better bring In your printing
now. iso use waning uuiii your
present supply is exhausted. See
If you are not about out of state
iiieuts, cards, letter heads or euvel
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opes, it so, jtisi lei us kiiow.
Last Monday was a busy day in
the municipal court. Six cases oc
cupied the attention of the official'
all day. All were plain drunks tx
cept John Doe, who was given a
term in the county jail lor imeiiipi-
ing to rescue a prisoner.
The merry-go-round has pulled
un stakes anil departed. No more
will its nerve-racking, soul-destroy-ini!.
moiiotous music fill the iituio
nhere with its melodious melody.
And the people with one accord
heave a deep sigh of relief.
The local lodge of Knights n
Pythias will give a social evening
nt Odd Fellows hall next briday,
August 17. It is the desire of the
committee having the affair in
charire that all resident oud trim
sient knights ,be prcseut.nnd to such.
a cordial invitation is exicimcu.
Portland plasterers have demand
ed a raise of 50 cents a day, to take
effect September 1. They arc now
uettimr five dollars for eight hours
and have more work than they can
do. It seems likely that the de
mand will be granted. This is go
Leslie, the little son of Mr. aw
Mrs. W. L. Churchill, died at
Portland Monday evening The
oarents were taking the little fellow
to Seaside in the'lione that the fresh
ocean air would benefit him, but
he only lived to get as far as Port
land, where his remains were con
veved to Findley's undertaking
parlors. Leslie was a particularly
briuht and ovable little fellow am
will be trreatly missed at the home
Bowel trouble was the cause of his
death. Burial was made Tuesday
morning at 10 0 clock.
Join the Commercial Club I
Ask yourgrocerfor Linne'sbread.
Takes lots of paper to get up a tel
The West Coast Laundry makes
a specialty of lace curtains.
Smoking is 11 pleasure if the cig
ars are bought nt Valentine's.
Try the "Par Excellence": the
champion 5c cigar: made in St
Try the "Par Excellence" : the
champion 5c cigar: made in St.
Smoke a St. Johns cigar best ioc
cignr on the market the "White
For Sale Nice six room cottnge,
river view. Inquireof H. G.Ogdeil,
The monthly dues of the Com
mercial Club are now due nud pay
able to Secretary Perkins.
Rev. Ollinger, from Nebnmkn,
visited his old friends, M. L. Per
kins mid family, this week.
Protect your projwity from loss
by fire by insuring in only first class
companies. Seethe Peninsula Bank
M. L. Holbrook was in town for
a short time yesterday, returning to
Toke Point, Wash., in the evening.
The man who found the ladies'
gold watch can learn the name of
the person who lost it by calling at
Union services will be held at the
University Park Methodist church
Sunday evening. Rev. Ryder of
.Nebraska will have charge.
II. E, Wagner, manager of the
St. Johns Grocery Co., leturned on
Monday from a business trip to the
eastern xirt of the stale.
I'he mother of J. B. Nye recently
tad an amputation of her leg ami
s stiffei lug seriously in consequence.
She is tit Seaside, accompanied by
u. i. Uliapei nun lamiiy nave
old their home nt University P.u l;
uid will soon, move to British Co-
uiubia. They will go to seaside
Monday for a short outing.
Rev. F. L. Young went to east
ern Oregon on Thursday. Henry
Young is at the beach, nud Clarence
Young will go to American Lake
with the O. N. G. on Saturday.
Cauright & Barker is rite name
of the latest real estate linn, with
icaduuartcrs in the Cochran block,
adjoining the postollicc. Their ad-
verti.sement appears elsewheie in
A lengthy session of the council
was held last night, street nil-
irnvcincuts and matters relating
thereto occupied the attention of
the couucilmcu a major ortiou of
Die baud boys announce nil ex
cursion to Washougul, Wash., on
the 19th hist. The steamer Beaver
ias been chartered for the occasion
and u pleasant outing is piouused.
You iiicniII invited to join the ex
Wednesday morning a eiiriK-nter,
accompanied by 11 dray, began tear-
ug down I lauley s news slniid ui
the Peninsula Bank comer, intend
ing to haul it to Poitlaud. The
man was ordered to desist by Chief
Brtdcsou 011 orders from the city
recorder. It is said a imrlion of
Hauley's fine remains unpaid.
Lust Saturday Roy Wilcox, the
drayman, sold his black and bay
dniy team to C. A. Cook.ex-mnyot
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Ol Ol. JIIIIIIK, IIIU IIIIW II IMIIV.IICI "II
32-ncre farm near nucouver,
Wash. As Roy Wilcox has the
reputnlioii of knowing and driving
n good led ill it is ceimiu mat .mi.
Cook purchased a fine pair of ani
There are several hydrants hi the
business portion of the city to which
a hose could be attached uud the
streets in the busbies distiiet given
a good wetting. We are not sure,
but we believe the water company
would be willing to furnish the
water to convert the dust into solid
earth if the city will do the sprink
ling. The dust is more than 1
uuiwiiice. If something en 11 I de
vised to keep it down for a few
days at u time every resident in the
business center will be grateful.
A pleasant surprise party was
aiveii Mrs. T. A. Trntiitcr at her
home on corner of Tncotua and Fit
more streets Monday night 011 the
eve of her dejmrture for a three
mouths' visit at her former home in
Luverue, Iowa. The diversions of
the evening were games and music.
Dainty rcfroshineuu. were served,
and a good sociul time was enjoyed
The young ladies piesent wele Ha
zel uud Josie Young, Jessie Cook.
Marion and Lillian Magoou. Gen
tlemen Clarence Young. V. Scott,
Mr. Glenn. W. Crouchley and F.
There are a dozen men in this
city who have within the past
week registered the same number
of complaints in regard to the
growth of thistles along the high
wajs and on the vacant lots in var
ious parts of the ieninsu!a. They
say there is a law coinjclling the
owners of the pioperty to destroy
these obnoxious weeds, and they
ask The Review to call attention
to the fact. In several places those
weeds have attained a rank growth
and are a nuisance. Whose busi
ness it is to cut them down we do
not know, but hope this item will
catch the eye of the jnirson who
knows the proper course to pursue
Go d Attendance au.l a Very Inter
A vote of thanks to all who as
sisted in making the recent smoker
of the Commercial Club a success
was the first business of the club on
President Rogers stated there was
considerable complaint from the
factories along the water front be
cause of the non-delivery of freight
by the O. R. & N. railroad, and
urged the location of n depot nt this
point. The matter is to be taken
up nud pushed.
AI. L. Holbrook resigned Iroin
the Portland & Seattle railroad
committee and W. II. King was ap
pointed to fill the vacancy.
The suggestion that the club In
dorse the action of and the stand
taken by the council in regard to
the telephone Iranchise was the
cause of temarks by Messrs. Organ,
Bishop, Rogers, Clilpntau and Ra
ser. No nction was taken in the
W. W. Raser reported $135 col
lected for the -4th of July celebra
tion. Of this amount $50 went to
the baud, base ball $25, foot races
S25, fire department $25, W. II.
Moxou 5, leaving n balance on
hand of $5. The contest for God
dess of Liberty and Queen netted
t 101. 55. This sum was turned
over to Mrs. F. W. Valentine, and
99.78 was expended in preparing
the parade, leaving a balance of
$1.77 011 hand.
The erection of n band stand, ad
vertising and collection of dues were
given attention. Secretary Perkins
volunteered to collect all monthly
without expense to the club.
Miss Lillian McVicker received
the indorsement of the club in her
attempt to secure 11 scholarship in
the Journal educational contest.
Ptesideiil Rogers offered the ftee
ue of his oflice to the club, nud
M-.-hms. Norton, Chipman and Hall
weic appointed a committee to look
tifttr the details.
L. Walker of the Manufacturers'
Journal gave an interesting talk to
the club 011 the value of indus
tries. The chair appointed R. W. Mc-
Keon timl G. J. Perkins as tepie-
seiitntlves of the club to fill the va
cancies 011 the coinmltte recently
canted by the city council to revise
the city charter.
One new member was added at
the meeting. The club now has
One City Official Answers the Ques
tion of Another.
During the discussion over the
telephone franchise nud the author
ship of the "Will Be Handed 011 a
Silver Platter" article in the Tele
gram al the council meeting last
ruestlay night Aid. .Norton en
lightened himself and the audience
as to the deiinuion 01 a worn 01
slang used by the leporter in his
write-up. Leaning over the table
with the Mvr in his hand and
his finger on the "silver platter"
article, the councilman read: "They
will get the Iriiuchikc without giv
ing a siiuolvoii for it." Then
straightening up he rcicatcd the
sentence. Huickly turning to Re
corder Thorudyke he said: 'Per-
taps you can tell us what 11 slum-
leou is I What is 11 siiuoleou ?
"Snh ?" inquired the recoider.
" I would like to find out what a
nimoleou is," leitented the alder
The recorder strtiightened up In
his chair, claMH.d his bauds, began
twilling his thumb and answered:
"A slmoleou, sub, in a great, big,
round silver dnllah."
"Ah, ha ! I thought you would
know what it was," replied the
A smile went around the room,
the telphoue franchise was put back
on tlie gridiron.
J, E, TANGH'S
Illlulbilitv to Hold the Office
School Clerk Questioned.
Lust Wednesday ouster proceed
inns were bemin uiiaiust J. V..
Taiieh, Clerk of the St. Johnsschool
board, bv the slate of Oreuon oil
complaint of Pascal Hill, to oust
Taucli from the position of Clerk of
hchool District No. 2, to which he
was recently elected to succeed him
The suit is based 011 the same
ground as that which compelled W.
L. Churchill to relinquish the office
to which he was elected to succeed
Mr. Taucli, not being a proierty
owner uud tax payer prior to.Murch
Pascal Hill, when seen in regard
to the ouster case, said; "The suit
is brought merely 011 property qual
ifications. I take the same grounds
against Taucli that he took against
Churchill. The law is very expli
cit as regards property qiialihca
tious, and says that a man must up
near on the ussessor's not the
sheriff's -books as paying taxes on
March 1, previous to the election.
Up to the time of filhiL' the ouster
suit, Mr. Taucli had not filed his
bond. The bond has to be filet!
with and excepted by the school
board within ten days after the
Uottgh dry washing at 6c per
pound. West Coast Laundry.
SM. CrCIIUAN, Prop.
Tir Cosrov. M?r.
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cignr.
Cochran Block, St. Johns, Oregon
V now have with tin 11 eiqwliti-reitiik-nt
iircliitt'Ol, nu-l m inn
jrnuige to advance nuniov to all
tlieM wo dentre to lmil-1 )hiiii-.
Shop Second Door West
of Postoff ce
F. J. Koerner,
Plnns and .povinYHt int promptly
I'liiiiihlicd on iqiplifNtnm. All work
Imiti Willi iiMitniiwi mid dliqiAliih.
Notice I.s hereby given Unit nt the
meeting of the Council of Hie
City of St. Johns, Oregon, held
011 the 25lli day of July, A.
I). (he 'following resolu
tion was adopted:
Kitsoi.viin: That the CtmiR-il Uh
City "1 St. John, OrtKn, iUwihh it vk-folli-nt
mill nric Ui imiwovtt All-
elii'iiy fctrvul (mm Hit- mjuiIi Dim of
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Ik-JKll Um UMIItf "MUM IMMJ 1M IIIU
lloiilcvmd, ill IM City i St. Ju4ttM. ly
It. II. till, iltll kJl-fci.tt til tllM UtttulillftlUMl
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jjrmle, iiihI tni-4rwlini siiltwalV. ertw.-
wilk anil rant 1111- cmiii- uugui ui wiii
Improvi'in-iit iiii l"Ui ill Hi mM
..1.....1 I., ..nifiiriiill i- with thi? Llutrter. ur-
diiuinu uinl ri-gulatMi. of lite tub I City
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Ol l. JIHIII. UUU IIW IMBIM, IW-IIUW
iiml tktlnuU- ( tht- Uty Ki.KiiMM.-r, HU-.l
in Hit- iitlicv u( tin- Kecunlvr of tttc City
of St. John.
.ucii tniprovt'iiiuiii 01 ..'WMiivny Mtwn
ilifill iim.iii nf Uilevk-alkk tlx Wet wliUi
umt In In; iiwlf of u.i null plunk, mul
IlirL-v lour i)' iur Mriuicr, -w . mu
planl: lliric- liy foiitttx-11 iiR-hts, laid
twt-Ue Ki t Iron, pfojk-rty line.
Tin- coi of wid iinpiowuiunl of
lllll'KIIVIiy ll-l " H imr
.1,1. ..I liu tin. i-itv rliiiitur iiikuii the uruu-
erty ncciuUy mul pv.-wi.Hrly 1m.-i4uUi?I
tliviL-liy mnl which u Inert-by tlecUrt-.l to
he nil the Into, )irt theruof, ..nil parcels
of lunil within a lint mo (i-tt from tUc
lllltbllk-'lillU of uu-h klilc of -Aid Alii-
Tin- i-.iiuuicvr i-nuuiuii- 01 i in- w..u
able cost for the iuiprovwiHnt of uid
Alli-jtht-ny otrcvt in f ,uy..,.4.
The plant, x.-ciik-aiioiu huU vktiuwtM
of the City l.iiKini-i-r fur tli impruvr-
liuiit ol sam Aliegni-ny siriui iicwswy
Riisoi.viin: That the City Kecunler
of the City of St. John be, ami is. hire
by ilirecleil to j-ivi- iiotiie of the pru
jkc1 iniirovi-iiieiit of wiiil .llfj.Uiuy
street u jiroviiled by the city charter.
Keuioiutranciw uj(i.inH imc rav
..r,..-,. .11. 1.1 in iv iu. nii-ii iii writiiiL' with
the uiuliTbiKiiul within IS tluyt frotu ttte
date of the first jmbliwtiun of llu
lly order of the Council.
W. I,. Tiioksiovkk,
I'ubUshi-il la the St. John Haview July
37, Augii-t i mut 10, v.
Iking us your printing. Prompt
ness, neatness and goodnetis are our
characteristics when it comes to
printing. Hring it in now.
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