Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About St. Johns review. (Saint Johns, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1906)
You Should Patronize
The Home lner. It
mean helping bt.Iuhiis
nml tlii means n better
city 1' yow work with
THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
Advertise In The Review
Its circulation is genu
ine niul it covers the
Held. Its better thnu
n dnily in the field.
IT WILL REPAY YOU
Devoted (o the Interests ol the Peninsula, tlio Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY,
AUGUST t;, 1906.
Eat Your Sunday Dinner!
The New St. Johns Hotel
J. B. NYE, Manager
We have all the delicacies of the season prepared for the epi
curean taste by one of the most competent chefs.
Our prices are reasonable.
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PHONR SCOTT 4063 SIKGUI
St. Johns Market
N. H. SUITTER
Contractor and Builder
Designs and Estimates
Furnished, nud nil con
struction guaranteed to
please (lie most partic
ular. 217 Mohiftk Street
ST. JOHNS, OREGON
Residence of W. L. Thorndykt. St. Johns, built by me from my ownplans.
K. PONM'.I.LV, VtortUtor
'The House of Quality"
We tnkc .special care to buy only
the choicest, Government Inspected
Meatsso leave its your order for u
Prime Rib Roast
or anything In the meat line.
Phone Scolt 4062 113 Jersey Street
I La.ly AMiitant. Niliht office:
1'hoiie Woodlawn JJJ 1J 0ugoM.
Dr. S. C. COOK
Resident Undertaker nd Embalmer
I'ouipment and work guaranteed ujual to
any on the coast.
No. J03 Jersey street, in Clark' fund
I ture tore, St. Johns.
The cltireus of St. John to know wc
have a milk route In thU citv. l'nre
milk delivered ut your door for it a
month. Additional quarts ui 7c.
ORDERS TOR BUTTERMILK
Tatun Thursdavs anil Saturdays, de
livercd I'ridays and Mondays: loo a
gallon, Send orders to
If you have
for sale and want to buy
in St. Johns
or surrounding country
H. G. OGDEN
Have complete list of
property for sale,
Review office St. Johns.
(Much For Our Money is the
Story Going Round,
If a statement made Inst Satur
day by n well known citi.en is true,
it will be well for everyone in ht.
Johns to sit up nud take notice. It
is to the effect that one of the con
ductors on the St Johns car line,
wishing to relieve the inconvenience
the St. Johns patrons are subjected
to in order to travel to and from
Will Soon He a Veritable Hive of
The indications are that in a very
shott time hundreds of skilled me
chanics mid laborers will find em
ployment in the construction of the
Immense packing plant projected by
Swift & Co. east of the city on Co
lumbia slough. The engineers have
been busy for the past fortnight
perfecting plans for beginning the
Portland, reported to his superior Work, nml contractors are now esti-
that more cars on the St. Johns ! mating on filling in 2,000,000 cu
line would relieve the congestion 1 1)10 V'ds of earth. This filling rep
and facilitate the transaction of I resents only the preliminary work,
business for till concerned. j 1 1C llirKc dredges on the river will
imagine the surprise of the rail-1 employed dredging n channel In
road man when the answer came ! fllc S,0"K'1 1( enable the ocean go
back to him that the street car "K vessels to hind at the docks.
comnanv did not intend to make I intensive docks will also bo limit,
St. Johns Land Co.
PHONE UNION 3104
any improvements m the service,
"because they wcte already giving
the ix'ople too long n ride for five
cents and we don't care to have
them build up out there."
If this rumor is correct Metis
should be taken at once to correct
the misapprehension of the official
giving the Information. St. Johns
'requiring thousands of piles ami
dock timbers. As soon as a sulfa
I bio landing place is made for. the
I river and ocean craft the packing
j plant will begin, Including abba
1 loirs, cold .storage rooms, engine
I rooms, loc plant, glue factory, fer
tilizer rooms and cattle sheds.
These buildings will be placed at
mid her people are patient etiouiih. dillctcnt points on the 1,700 acres
During the heated spell not 11 com-1 witel by the packers. I o reach
plaint was made because the old iieni uiauy ini es if sale tracks will
winter cars were pressed into ser- l' I I"11"' engineers in
vice. People sweated anJ siiiILmI. charge of the work say the plant
If they did not enjoy the smells, will be as modem and uptndntc as
The own Milliliter cum were pressed iy ' ' u. iiiiwi wi
into service to carry people out to nearly two years will De retpiir-
the Oaks where they could be whip-! ' 10 complete tlte plant.
sawed out of a few coins. Later, 1
when the rains begin and a few of ,
these oncii cars me nut on the St.
Johns line for the convenience of
the company, nobody will tnmiuer. 1
Hut when the patrons of the Hue
beyond Piedmont, esjwclally the St.
Johns cnplc, are compelled to wait I
at both ends long enough for two 1
cars to fill up, mid then are told
that they are getting too much for
their money, it is rubbing it in. St. ,
Johns ami her people have been
pretty good to the railroad and it
behooves the company to rooipro-1
Dogged the Postofflcc
It lias been difficult at times dur
ing the past two weeks for the resi
dents of the city to say positively 1 Expenses up with revenues.
Just where the dog pound is located.
Many had an idea it was at hiur
Thirteen Inaccuracies Told on the
Thlrleculh Day of the .Mouth. 1
Editor Review; For the iiubllea
tio'n of a paragraph containing the
largest ossihlc number of lies, I
wish to call the attention of your
render to an aitlcle in the Portland
Tclegratii of date 'of August 13.
There were thirteen inaccuracies,
or, to be more frank, lies, In the
article about St. Johns. I licicwith
note the article in ticMiou with
the number of lies iifhxcd to each ,
one of them:
"Saloon list grows. St. Johns to ,
have two new ones. (Lie No. 1)
new buildings are being erected in
St. Johns for saloons (lie No. a)
moils' barn, but by the number of and when these are filled the main
canines in and about the jxistoffice street of the town will show six sa
(iiite a few thought a change of lo-' loon signs (lie No. 3) in 11 couple
cation had liecu made. A bob-1 of blocks, nud twenty-five real to
talled shepard dog had a sleeping tnte dealers. (Lie No. ..) A y cat-
place in the doorway for a couple of ago the town had no saloons, ami
days. Everybody Meppcd over its niuulciKil expensvH were low, the
him, supposing his owner was in- recorder and marshal (lie No. 5
side. Then a black and tan curled the city has 110 marshal but a imiIIcc
himself in a corner and suapticd at officer) receiving the only salaries
any one disturbing his slumbers, (lie No. 6) and the recorder but
Hesides the horde of (lores nud Jf.io a month. Since the saloons
dawgs following their owners to the , have been admitted at the rate of
postofhee were the juveniles with one a mouth (lie No. 7) and iooo
small puppies in their arms. Then have been receives I from each, the
there was the rotntst female Willi town e.Kiise.s have jutujKHl lo keep
her "ittle tootsy wootsy" under her ; pace with the new income (lie No.
arm pushing her way through the a. ) The recorder lfiis a salary of
crowd. Oh, it was a dog-gone $ 1000 a year and nu assistant (he
shame the way those dogs curried No. 9)1 the city engineer hut two
on. 'assistants, (lie always lias had
them), the town advertising has
juniMl to ten cents m line (lie No.
, m. iniul columns of it are run
'liar- weekly (lie No. 11), two volunteer
The Comisig City.
With 75 blocks of sired improvement un
der wtty with . new brick business blocks
under construction with new business and
utiiuumcturiiiK enterprises coining every week
and finally and greatest of all, with the
adjunct of tlte SWIhT PACKING COM
PANY the great future of St. Johns is assured.
We have for ' sale choice business hits on Jersey
street lots that will within a year front now be worth
twice what we can sell theni for now.
Choice Residence District.
Lots 50.x 106 feet with iCi-foot alleys. Prices,
5300 and upwards ; $5 00 down ami S5.00 per
mouth. No shanties in this addition. A
building restriction clause in each contract
from now on. liefore fall these lots will be '
with 5500 nud upwards.
We have the largest general list of any firm In the city.
St. Johns Land Co.,
St. Johns ''I""'" '"" Oregon
U it uecessa ry I :x pen sc.
Acute nttneks of colic and
rhoea come 011 without warning and cmpm,!, orwini.ed mid uniformed
prompt reuei must no tmiuiiiwi. xo. 13), and a tollev court in
There is no necessity of incurring siitutwl with dailv seMions. ( Lie
the expense of a physician's iervice j;,,, t)t"
if Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera ami , 'I'liere swnu i0 m u Imd htreuk
Diarrhoea Remedy is ut baud. A f "vidlow" komewlmro. It elotw
dose of this remedy will relieve the , uk if the nearby pajwrs should
patient neiore a oocior conm ur-ijj tj,t. inith or come soinewliuro
rive, it lias never neon Known tietir it. W. L. T horiidyke.
fail, even in the most
dangerous cases and
should be without it.
Eor sale by
To Wafer Users.
City Recorder, St. Johns.
All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
All persons knowing theimulvc
indebted to the firm of McKcon &
iTIiorudyku or R. W. .McKeou are
Water used through hose for 1 requested to call and settle Any
sprinkling yards or sidewalks or one having bills aguiunt the above
washing jHirches or windows must ' parties will please prusont them for
be paid for in advance, and usel 1 payment.
only between the Hours ot 5 aim
a. in. and 5 and 9 p. 111. It must
not be used for sprinkling streets.
Aiivmit. iiviiuf vntir rfintrnrv to
these rules,' or wasteful!)-, will be ; with casing, capacity 5,000 gallons
ci..,t off ...iiiumt furiiu.r iintip. si. i hour i one is-horso power motor
niiitk W 1.4W4 .. 1 - t .
Johns Waterworks and Lighting! Un alternating current, and in ex
For Sale Cheap,
One plunger pump, bras fitted
Kup a laiyu htitck of (itmund .Mniidiaiiduu, uieludiiitf Dry (
HootM and .Shoo. (lioeuiiiM. Ilardwaiit. Ilou.u I'um
IViil, Ktc. In fact uvoiytliiiiK. Thuir Priuw niu
riKlit. lloii't wiikto your timu gan to
Poitlaud, hut coiao in and eu our
stock and pricoii.
Remember The Big Department Store
Comer Jor-soy Stiuet and Hrondway
8t. JohtiH, Oregon
Co., P. II. Edlefson, Superintendent.
For $12.50, a 6-room modern house
011 Richmond street, 3 blocks north
of school house. Apply to Shop
ard, Dobie & Peterson,
colled condition. Cull ut St. Johns
Water Company's office or phone
East 6397. P. II. Edlofsiii, Suior-iiiteudeut.
To work in basket factory. Apply
at Portland Manufacturing Co., St.
PLANT AN AD.
IN THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
YOUR BUSINESS GROW
Hand ironers at the West Coast l -J
'Laundry. Apply at once. Keep Your Eye O-i St. Johns
(Y'''' f JW f TTV All PIfPrr f 9 Reasonable Rates Quick Service Q
I " PORTLAND and SUBURBAN EXPRESS CO. 1 aw.Mg5j.