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Devoted to the Interests ol the Peninsula, tho Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEHRUARY 15, 1907.
The 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 comforts of guests are carefully looked af
ter at all times. Rates are reasonable.
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
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St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PHONE SCOTT 4063 JERSEY STREET
PLANT AN AD.
IN THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
YOUR BUSINESS GROW
A PENNY SAVED
Is a penny earned. Many pennies could be earned
every day by buying your groceries, dry goods, con
fectionery, footwear, etc., at our store. Then the
satisfaction of knowing the goods are reliable is
worth while. Try it and see.
Couch & Company
206 and 208 Philadelphia St.
If you are looking for real estate in
vestments that will bring quick returns
and double your money in a short time,
S. C. COOK
Office near Point View Station.
St. i Johns' Market
FULL I, IN 15 OF
BEEF, PORK, AUTTON and
VEAL, HAAIS, BACON,
HOME AlADE LARD and
Also all kinds of Pickled
Meats. Poultry Dressed to
We make Family Trade a spe
cialty. Orders solicited and delivered to
any part ot the city.
Call on us and you will be con
vinced that our prices are right.
Phone Scott 4062,
BENNETT BROS,, Props.
1 1 1 Jersey Street.
Professor Max E. A. Wagner, prop.
Oysters in all styles at all hours.
Families 'stlpplied .with fresh oys
ters on short notice.
Direct from the factory to you. Saves
you f, 100. Write for our price lUt before
Wheeler Piano Manufacturing Co.
I. O. Itox 367, Portland.
Passes Away at His Home In This
City Sunday Atomlng.
As the result of n bullet wound
in his stomach received during the
civil war, William Wordsworth
Goodrich passed peacefully to rest
at his home on Hurlington street
Sunday liioriiinir. His health lincl
been quite poor for several months
ami ins ii cam was noi unexpected
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vimuim ooouncn, oy which title
he was familiarly known, was n
mail well known by nil our people.
Having resided in our city for n
period of nearly three years, dur
ing which time he was actively in
terested in our municipal affairs,
his figure became familiar to all.
For the past year Mr. Goodrich
was city engineer, and many of
St. Johns' finely graded streets are
silent testimonials of his skill in
street grading. The city hull now
under course of construction was
designed by him, nnd as long as he
was able to be about, he watched
and supervised its erection with 11
Captain Goodrich was a man of
ability. Endowed with an intel
lect that was exceedingly bright he
was nil honor to his nrofesslott. lit-
was a 111.111 who keenly enjoyed his y fx1 J
home, uud was never happier than ""I'prtaiice was
ous newspapers and periodicals. A
member of 110 church or christian
organization, yet he constructed
69 church edifices. He was chari
tably inclined nnd did much to re
lieve the distress and suffering of
mankind. While he bad his faults
ns all mortals have, they were few.
A widow and the following sons'
survive: William M. and Thomas J
M., architects in New York; Ivan f
I,., ship chandler in Savannah, Ga., j
and C. I,. Goodrich, who hns been!!
associated with his father in the!S
office which they maintained in
Funeral services were held nt the
Elks' Temple. Portland. Tuesday
afternoon at 1:30. The ceremony
was conducted by the Elks, accord
ing to the rites of the order. Rev.
bred J. Warren of the Comircira-
tioual delivered an eloquent nnd
appropriate sermon over the re
mains. Interment took place in the
M. L. HOLBROOK
C. B. BAILEY
St. Johns Land Co,
PHONE UNION 3104
The Largest and Oldest Real Estate Firm
in St. Johns.
WhnlWns Done nt the AlceHnii
A short and uninteresting meet
ug of the Council was held Tues-
evening. Mule business of
transacted and the
session was calm and teacefiil.
The motion for adjournment was
made with surprising alacrity, pos-
. . t
wneu around 11 is own nresiue. lie
was a firm believer in St. Johns fu-
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iwioum in him minx iiiiik inmii m .... : . . . I. 1 - , . . t-
thendvanceme.it and development !,' uisiuru ine serenity 01 5
of the peninsula. He believed that "V. ,i , , . .'!
the peninsula would in no great -- j
length of time contain one of the, "'L'f ' , , ., .
largest and most important cities of 1 "!! ". ( ;
tht? world iw ri ii .Mfitini
Aa pn.,( f,i,ii. ...,.c' jersey sireei. 1 ne recorder
wen niccfi mid resnecled. Of a
kindly disposition and courteous de
meanor he made friends whoever
he went. Oi an optimistic temper
ament he constantly looked upon
the brighter side, Ueitin of a per
sistent nature 110 amount of opposi
tion or persuasion could swerve mm
from his course if he thought he
was right. As a civil ciuiiuccrnud
architect his work was of a high
order and he was well versed in all
lines of his profession.
dipt. Goodrich was proud of his
ancestry and loved to tell of the
prominent figures that composed his
family tree. Owing to the wound
11 his stomach which gave him
considerable trouble and annoyance
lie moved from place to place in the
endeavor to secure relief by a change
Capt. Goodrich was not n local
character, but was known through
out the United States. He was a
imminent figure in the construction
of the famous Monitor during the
Rebellion, and laid down the old
"cheese box" from the model and
superintended her construction at
Grceupoiiit, N. Y. Many and in
teresting were the narratives he has
told relative to its construction and
the derisive remarks made in con
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iiiMiiueied 10 eoneci snmcni once or
Choicest Business Property
in the City
Corner 75x100 on Jersey street, $3,500
Corner on Jersey street near postofflce, $5,000
50I0() adjoining- postofflce, Including- party wall
Three other fine Imlldliig- corners on Jersey Street
at reasonable prices.
the procrty would be sold as char
Cochran & Co. requested n 30
day extension of time in finishing
up the Hayes street improvement,
which was granted.
The St. Johns Ferry and Traus-'i
ortation Co. also tisked for- 11(1'
extension of time until April 15
for the completion of the ferry.
Sam Cochran prayed for transfer
of license of St. Johns Hotel to
Sherman Cochran. Granted.
Resolutions of respect on death
of Engineer W. W. Goodrich were
read. Aid. Norton took occasion
to culogi.c the late city official in
an eloquent manner. Resolutions
' nccepted and ordered placed on the
I The following bills were allowed:
Safe rent for Feb. f.V50
Rent Fire Dept. for Jan,, , . H.00
Cleaning Hose 50
The plumbing license was dis
cussed and plumbers advised to
present their ideas in the matter to
council in writing. Mr. Overstreet
, was the only plumber present.
I An application was received for
, the erection of a lumber shed 26x36
. in the fire limits 011 the McDonald
Pine 12 acre tract on car line, ripe for platting,
St. Johns Land Co., I
nection with its possibilities at that ' J"w V- Refrrcil to the building
Richmond street viewers' report
was laid 011 the table until the deed
for street was turned over to the
time. Mr. Ooodricli was a meui-i
ber of its crew during the memora-1
ble engagement with the Merrimac
and is survived by only two who
nirtlcipatcd in the fight on the Mon
itor. Later he entered the secret
service of the government and was
in many stirring engagements dur-1
tig the war. Many times he was;
offered a ikmsion for his valuable !
and efficient services, but lit. per-The Mnss Meeling Saturday Niuht
tsteutly ret used to accept it.
Capt. Goodiich was born in the
year 1841, and began life as a civil
engiueer. Alter his discharge from
the army service he took up archi
tecture, which witli engineering he
followed until the end of life. He
resided for several years in New
York city, Later he moved to
Denver, Col., where he became as
sociated with the engineering of the
Oregon Short Line from Salt Lake
to Portland. Afterward he resided
in Doise, Idaho, for some time. He
was instructor in civil engineering
at Uerkeley, Cal,: New Orleans,
La., and Iiultimore, Md. I,ater he
moved to I.os Angeles, Cal., then
to Sail Luis Obisito, then to Sail
ose, and then to Portland and fi
nally to St. Johns.
Capt. Goodrich was a nephew of
General Lafayette, of Revolution
ary war fame; a relative of Admi
ral Goodrich, and a desceudeut of
William Wordsworth, the English
poet, and after whom he was named.
He was a personal friend of Presi
dent Lincoln and was intimately ac
quainted with many of the promi
nent men of the present day in the
affairs of the nation.
Like his ancestor Capt. Goodrich
composed a number of poems and
was an able contributor to numer-
Was Well Attended.
The meeting at the school house
last Saturday night to formulate
plans for the establishment of a
library was well attended. T. J.
Mouahaii presided, Stirring
sjeeches were made by Rev. Fred
J, Warren and Rev, F. L. Young
011 the advantages of a library ami
public reading room. The Univer
sity Quartette rendered a selection
that elicited merited applause.
It was stated that 800 had been
subscribed, but that $1000 was
needed to carry out the plans out-
1 lined. Subscriptions were an
' notinced as follows:
I Laurel Lodge of Odd Fellows,
$!2o; M. L. Holbrook, $100: Port
land Woolen Mills, $100; W. C. T.
i H., $25; Evangelical church, I63;
I Woodmen of the World, $20; Unit
ed Artisans, 542; Knights ot Pyth
ias, $50; Portland Library Associa
tion, $20 per month. President
Rogers of the Commercial club
stated that he thought the club
would donate 1 150.
The soliciting committee reported
many subscriptions promised and
that they had hocs of securiug the
The Review will keep you posted.
I St. Johns
The Pioneer Dealers.
Phone Union 3101
Bickner Brothers 1
All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
Keep u larjju Mock ot lluiiond .Mtiivliaiullbu, iuvluiluig Dry
limits nnd Hlioew, (Irocerics, Hardware, llouso Finnibli
Feud, Ktc. In taut uvurything. Their Prices are
riidit. Don't wasto your time going to
Portland, but vuiuu in mid tuo our
stock and prices.
Remember The Big Department Store
Curuur Jersey Street and liroiulway
St. Johns, Orogou
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Phone Scott 4065
ST. JOHNS, Or
CITY I'll ON I'. MAIN 35"
Phone Woodlawn 818
C. W. STEARNS, Agt. at St. Johns