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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
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and thi:) means a better
city if you work with
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Devoted to the Interests of the Peninsula, tho Atanufacturlng Center ofjho Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORKGON, FRIDAY, SKPTKMHKU 7, 1906.
I ne New St. Johns Hotel
S. COCHRAN & CO., Proprietors.
Finest Meals in the City Served
This hostelry is one of the finest in the Northwest, being mod
ern and complete in all its appointments. The wants
and comiorts ol guests are carefu v boked af- 5
1 ter at all times. Rates are reasonable. i
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
yyiw rrr r Hi ; y'ljl
Of the Road Grnders nnd (lie Cy
clone Fo ld Co.
The reopening of negotiations
looking towards 11 resumption of
work on Hayes nnd other streets
was the cause of a little reunion and
heart to heart talk between the road
graders and the members of the Cy
clone Food Co. and their numerous
friends and patrons. The affair was
given under the auspices of the food
company, nnd the management did
themselves proud. lfor the con
venience of those who fell in the
early part of the festivities wheel
barrows were backed up to the r nr
door as early us to o'clock.
The piano had been keyed up to
concert pitch for the occasion and
floor given a clean coat of sawdust.
Among the contractors present were
About Chemical I-aglnes nnd Plre
There is now housed at the fire
house at the city's risk a pair of cyl
inders mounted on n pair of wheels
that a Portland firm is trying to sell
to the city of St. Johns for S750,
This machine is called a chemical
engine. A practical demonstration
of its efficiency was given by nn ex
pert Tuesday evening in the rear of
the city. A lively ITrush fire was
brought under control and put out
in a very short time. It was a good
exhibition, and demonstrated the
efficiency of chemicals in squelching
a fire. The man in charge under
stood his business and displayed the
machine to advantage.
Hut is this two-wheeled affair con
taining some seventy odd gallons of
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
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WllUUUonuu rims "uiniu 4
PHONG SCOTT I063 JERSEY STREET
St. Johns Market
I!. I)0,SM:U.Y, Proprietor
"The House of Quality"
We take bjecial care, to buy only
the choicest, Government Inspected
Meats so leave its your order for 11
Prime Rib Roast
or anything in the meat line.
Phone Scott 4062 113 Jersey Street
At II CHITTED
7 11. II. JU1I 1LI
Contractor and Builder
Designs nnd l:stliualcs
Furnished, nnd nil con
struction guaranteed to
please the most partic
ular. 217 Mohjwk Street
ST. JOHNS. OREGON
Roldente of W. I. Thorndykc, St. Johm, buill by me from my own phm.
fct :'.'. vi : !m 1 i mut rlzm
Laity Assistant. NlgM office!
I'lioiie Woodlmvu JJJ loot OswegoSt,
Dr. S. C. COOK
Resident Undertaker and Embalmer
Kquipment ami work guaranteed e""l '
any 011 the coast.
No. J03 Jersey street, In Clark's furni
ture store, St. Johns.
The citUens of St. Johns to know we
have a milk route in this citv. l'ure
milk delivered at your door for ft a
month. Additional ijuarts at 7c.
ORDERS FOR BUTTERMILK
Taken Thursdays and Saturdays, de
livered I'rhlay and Mondays: oo a
gallon. Send orders to
M.W. GATTON SKhU'Son,
If yon have
for sale and want to buy
in St. Johns
or surrounding couutry
H. G. OGDKN
Have complete list of
property for sale.
Call in for bargains.
Review office, St. Johns.
Capt. Gee and Col. Moxou, late of fire extinguishing fluid worth $7501
Ivauhoe, Hurliugton and Chicago , And can the city of St. Johns af-
streets, and .Major Muting and rri-'ford to purchase it at this time ?
vate 1 0111 locnrau. Kcgrets were
received from the Charleston street
Resplendent in a white vest and
a new Prince Albert President Pet
erson called the meeting to order.
In a beautiful voice and with great
effect Capt. Gee sang " I.ost on the
Grade, or How Mollie Died." Col.
Moxon intimated that Mollie handed
in her time 011 account of the hot
weather and an overdose of barley.
Capt. Gee swore it was the hots and
Hard work thai did t lie trick, and
was promptly called to order by the
The statement Secretary-Treasu
rer Ogdeu that there was f O..10 in
the treasury led Manager Smith of
the crawfish department to suggest
a recess of fifteen minutes be taken.
Nothing was accomplished dur
ing the recess vxeept the almost to
tal annihilation of Major Nutting,
who, in mi unguarded moment asked
the meaning of the word graft.
When order was restored Clam
lixiHirt Shepard electrified all pres
ent by the exhibition of a pair of
matched horse clams with docked
tails. The exhibition met witli vo
ciferous applause. An offer of $200
for the pair by Private Cochran was
The duet by a pair of Ogden's
let bull frogs, entitled "You'll
Never Cash Your Warrants Until
the People Pay Their Hills," brought
down the house,
iMie festivities closed by 11 narra-
There is no denying the efficiency
ol chemicals. Statistics show that
three-fourths of the incipient fires
are put out by the use ol chemical
engines. Then, why not buy one ?
After the exhibition the expert
offered his machine to the city. He
made an impressive speech, and of
fered stK'cial inducements if the city
would buy the machine. He did not
cate for the money or the conditions
of payment. The city could make
its own terms. All he wanted was
that it would buy. He read from
a pacr the list of articles hichulcd
in tile sale, not forgetting to enu
merate 11 box of polish to scour up
the bright work. What he wished
to convey was the fact that thu coun
cil could make the teimsof sale.
The money would come some time.
Kverybody knew the city was good
The result was that Aid. Norton
made a motion that the city buy the
Aid. Hewitt had been listening,
mid he amended Aid. Nortiou'H mo
tion by offering to rent the machine
pending an actual demonstration of ,
its sucrior qualities.
The expert was uotcmHwcrcd to
make these terms, and the matter
went over for 11 week pending con
sultation with the manager of the
The Review does not wish to de
cry the merits of the machine or as
sail the reputation of the firm offer-
! iug it. The machine must be worth
tive of deep sea fishing by the presi-1 the money, for it sells at the price
dent. There was some doubt about asked.
the truth of the tale. The presi- There are a few facts, however,
dent stated that he didn't know ; that were not brought out. It is
whether it was on the third of the not generally known that the city
mouth that he caught thirty io- owes this firm about $1,000 for file
pound fish or the thirtieth of the lighting apparatus now on hand. It
mouth that he caught ten .vpound.ls not geuerully known that this firm
St. Johns Land Co.
PHONE UNION 3104
fish or the tenth of the mouth that
he caught three o-jmiuihI fish.
After the benediction was pro
nounced it was found that the re
union had lost .three members via
the wheelbarrow route. This breach
of etiquette was excusable from the
fact that the dear departed were
from Portland, and were not used to
life in a real live town,
St. Johnltcs nnd Friends Will do by
If the plans of the Commercial
Club are curried out all the St.
Johns people who wish can go to the
state fair ut Salem by .siecial car,
taking the train for the fair at this
Arrangements nave already oeeu
made to the end that if sixty tK-ople
can be secured a sjK'cial car will be
furnished, and tlie car will be side
tracked at a convenient xiut 011 the
water front so that all may take the
train at this point instead of Port
land. The fare will be f 1.60 for
the round trip If the trip is de
cided upon those going will have
the honor of being the first passen
gers going out of St. Johns in a rail
Those who have been seen in re
gard to the affair are inclined to be
lieve that two carloads of excursion
ists can easily Ihj secured. The
mayor and city council will un
doubtedly head the delegation, and
the business men will be well repre
Besides educating themselves the
people of St. Johns will gain a lot of
advertising for themselves and the
Decide to go I Talk with your
neighbors and friends and induce
them to go. Help makeup the
car load, or several car loads. The
larger the number, the better the
showing. Fare for the
It. 60. All aboard I
have been clamorous for their
money, even sending after it by so
cial messenger. Only last week
the city paid them fyoo. This is
nil right and proper, and it proves
conclusively there is 11 pay day.
It well known that there are no
funds 011 baud to pay for this chem
ical engine. It is too exeusive at
present. Why not procure a light
wagon and purchase 11 nail doen
fire extinguishers and have them in
readinehs lor use. I wo ol Uivm?
outfits could be maintained in differ
ent parts of the city for less money
than the chemical now in town will
cost. A half a do.eu fire extin
guishers of different sizes on a light
cart or wagon will be easily handled
nnd prove as effective as the clumsy
Lend Your Assistance.
Miss Lillian Mevicker wishes to
inform her friends in St. Johns that
this is the last week of the Journal
educational contest. In fact, it
closes next Wednesday, Sept. 13.
Miss McYicker is anxious that all
those who have promised her assist-,
aucc in the contest communicate
with her at once, in order that she
may receive credit. Drop a jiostal
or phone Union 6993 and she will
call. She is now in third place, and
has reached this position through
her own efforts. While many of
the contestants are backed by unions
and societies the young lady from
St. Johns has had to rely on her
ability to secure subscriptions. She
has demonstrated her worth. Now
let those who have nu interest in
seeing her and St. Johns laud among
the winners come forward.
Hand ironers at the West Coast1
Laundry. Apply at once. I
For Sale Nice six room cottage,
round trip river view. Inmiireof II. G. Ogdeu,
The Coming City.
With 75 blocks of street improvement un
der way with . new brick business blocks
tinder construction with new business and
innuufiicturing enterprises coming every week
and finally and greatest of all, with the
adjunct of the SWIKT PACKING COM
PANY I he great future of St. Johns is assured.
We have for sale choice business lots on Jersey
street lots that will within a year from now be worth
twice what we can sell them for now.
Choice Residence District.
Lots 50x106 feet with 1 6-foot alleys. Prices,
$300 and upwards; $5 00 down and 55.00 per
mouth. No shanties in this addition. A
.building restriction clause in each contract
from now on. Before fall these lots will he
with $500 and upwards.
We have the largest general list of any firm in the ulty.
St. Johns Land Co.,
St. Johns union .hoi Oregon
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All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
Keup a largu fdwk of (immial Muielianduf, iiiuliiding Dry (Imidit,
Hoots mid .SIic.uk, (Jrni-uriutf, llaidwaix, lliauu Funiuliiugti,
Feed, Kl, In fact vvuiytliing. Tlitiir Priciw aiu
riylit. Don't watdu your tiinu going to
Poitltind, but t'oiiio in and scu our
Muck and pricux.
Remember The Big Department Store
Cornur Jursoy Stiuol and Broadway
St. Johns, Oregon
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