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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
P.ibllhfd Kery Frldsy
Al it? Wrt HutUngtoti Slrl, fit. Joliiu.
nv MAKKI.K & nvKRI.KR.
Tint RitviRW Is entered nt xst office
in Saint Johns, Oregon, ns tnnU ninttcr
of the second class under the Act of Con
gress of March 3, 1879.
Ailrertltlnj; rate, $1.00 per Inch per month.
All fommunlcstlom ihould be sddreucd to
The Renew, Ht. Jonni, Oregon.
Job rdMlng eteented In flrilcUu !
flilla for Job l'rlntlne eaah on tlellTcrr.
Phono Richmond 11
Enbacrlptlon rates, 11.00 per rear In adrance,
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1908.
John Manning for Attorney.
The above portrait Is u good pic
lure of the best district attorney
vc have hud in tills district during
the past ttnrtcr century, Mr. John
Manning. Others might lmve done
ns well ns n public prosecutor, v
do not say they could not, hut they
did not. It remained nil these
years as in the wild and woolly
pioneer days, 11 wide open town tin
til Mr. Manning assumed the duties
of his ollice, when he notified the
saloon men that the Sunday closing
law was not a dead letter. It was
a hard light hut Mr. Maiiuiui: won
out. He also put the slot machines
on the hum and saved to the citi
ens of I'oitluud many times his sal
ary liy rooting out these genteel
Mr. Manning is criticised for en
gaging special counsel to help him
convict Banker Koss. Hut success
fill prosecutors universally hav
assistants. Ileiiey is nil exninpl.
The attorney general of the United
.States is another. Mr. Maiming
to lie commended for his action
this instance for the impoitaiicc o
the case, and the array of legal tal
cut atialiist the state demanded it.
Mr. Cameron thinks, if electei
district attorney, he will never live
special counsel. Ifhedoesu't he wil
sin pass the achievements of any o
the big piosecutois. It is well to
have a well develoK.'d hump of self
esteem lor it gives one courage
put forth his (test effort, hut sucl
self conceit as is mnuifcMcd by Mr.
Mimnitm's opponent too often lead
to ignominious defeat, It certainly
would lie the part of wisdom
vote lor tne cautious, sale man
than for the foolhardy, selfcouceitet
one who might sacrifice the inter
ests of the Mate to hisH;isoiial van
Mr. Clcotge Jefferson l'cikius and
Miss liertiuiie .May minus were
united in holy matrimony Thurs
dny evening, May 7, 1008, at the
home of the bride s parents at Mills
dale, Oregon, in the pi est lice of a
goodly number o( relatives and
fiiends, Uev. Ci. NcI.mui, pastor
of the Lougiegational church of ht
Johns, speaking the impiessive
woids that made them husband am
wife. The decorations of the home
weic most artistic and beautiful
The wedding march was played by
Miss .Marlon llrodic ot I'ortlaud
who also continued playing softly
during the ceremony. At the con
elusion of the ceiemoiiy and con
graduations delicious lefresliuieuts
The bride, a daughter of Mr. and
Mis. II, M. limius, a young lady
of charming jx-isoiulity and many
accomplishments, was beautifully
gowned in embroidered chilfon over
silk with lull length veil. She car
ried a bouquet of lilies of the valley
Her sister, Miss Irene, served ns
maid of honor,
The groom is a worthy and in
diistnoiis young man and a promi
nent lawyer ot ht. Johns. The
young couple were the tecipients of
a largo number of very handsome
wedding gifts. The happy pair
will make their home in hi. Johns
.May tue Happiness ami piosierity
that worthy and industrious young
joople deserve be theirs.
A quiet wedding took place at
the home of the officiating clergy
man, kcv. o. w. iseisou, comer
Oswego and Hudson streets, Sun
day, May 10, at 3 p. in. when
Hiram S. Richards of Albany, Ore,,
and Miss Grace Tryon of this city
were united in wedlock. The con
trading parties are well ami favor
ably known and enjoy the esteem
of a large circle of friends who will
wish them the highest happiness
and prosjierity in life.
Found C11IT button in front of
Iostoflice. Owner can have same
by paying for this uotice,
Our entire stock of Furniture BELOW COST.
Every article at wholesale and the same price to
all. We have a nice stock of furniture to select
from and it will pay you to call early and select
your choice. Make money for yourself by help
ing us close out our stock.
N. Jersey St.
The Library Controversy.
We hoiHid last week that we
should be spared the disagreeable
task of saying anything adversely
to the management of the public
library. We visited the I'ortlaud
library last week and endeavored
to secure some information from
the librarian and stated to her that
we did not wish to say anything in
the matter until we had heard both
sides of the case that we might be
able to give the public an unbiased
account of the matter. The libra
rian told us that we would be able
to meet some of the directors who
were coming to St. Johns to adjust
the matter. We have kept close
wa cuauuup 10 tie tune 01 "'
writing we have neither met one of 1
the directors or has there been n
meeting held here looking to a set-,
iicmcui 01 ute maiier nun 11 iooks
to us as if we were being buncoed
by the lady in the big stone build-'
The facts so far as we have been
able to learu them tire about like
this, Up to the last visit of the 1
Portland ladies everything wast
loveiy. uiiuoiiue.se rortiaun w
dies stated to Mrs, Parker on her,
last visit but one, that Dr. Hliot, 1
one of the directors, who had just
before visited the library here had
reported to the main librarian that
the branch library at St. Johns was
nicely situated and the books and
library equipment were in fine con
dition nud that he was pleased with
it, We know Dr. Hliot. We
know him to be one of the most
gentlemanly gentlemen of our ac
quaintance. A man of honor
whose every word in matters ol
this kind can be relied upon, and
he would not make any such state
ment if it were not true.
The next time one of these ladies
came out it happened that the la
dies of some church were holding
a sale in a room next door to the
one occupied by the library, and
we have been told that two or
three of these ladies stopped in for
a few minutes to see Mrs. Parker,
our librarian, while the Portland
ady was there and during this
time Mrs. Parker attended the I
home ladies and permitted the
Portland lady to go through her
uspectiou alone. After the books
were inspected tins gentle lady
from the big stone house called our
title librarian down.
The women objected to the
church ladies coming in there to
see our librarian. According to
Mrs. Parker one of them stated
that the churches should be sup
pressed, that another said she
would rather have the library
placed in a saloon mid the books
disH;iiscd through the hands of
the bar keeper than have these W.
C, T. U. women have anything to
do with it.
little librarian was
given her conge nud Miss Perkins
nit 111 her place. Miss Perkins is
bt. Johns girl, a very pleasing,
accomplished young lady, who will
Carlson &, Company.
CARPETS, FURNITURE, ETC.
Out of Business
without doubt give just as good
satisfaction in the position as has
Mrs. Parker, and she is a lady we
would wish to sec advanced just as
fast as may be in nuy line she may
choose to follow. Ve would not
say a word that could be const ined
in any way detrimental to her or
her ability Hut there are a few
things we would like to know, and
as the lady in the big stone house
would not tell us, and the directors
of the I'ortlaud library seem to
have nil awful time getting to St.
Johns to meet with our citizens, we
will have to aslc a few questions
I nnd send n copy of our pajer to
each one of the directors whose
nddress we can learn and see if this
wlll elicit 11 reply,
done with the
$O O0Othe , of Mliltiioiuah
'.,. nr , ,i, f
tv are taxed for the support of
the library? "Oh! Portland pays
$ 20,000 of that and that part is
none of our business!" Well, then
the $21,000 of which St. Johns has Johns Lumber company yards. On
the happiness to pay between $200 motion ot Dobie the mayor's np
and too? ' Kiutinent of these officers was
Who has authority to appoint '
and remove librarians at the sub-1
i ,i. iii,rri : ,i. i,i .,,
i ,..1iwir f rnt.nu ' i.
ln1ir i:i,rr..;iiM o.m.bl i,4. l.r
patrons here and get down in the
dust to her when she calls?
As St. Johns citizens not only
pay the $200 or $300 in taxes, but
also pay part of the excuses here,
have furnished considerable of the
furniture nud some of the books
and other equipment of the library ,
here, is it more than iust that St.
Johns Kople should insist that they
have something to say in regard to
these changes which are made by
the woman in the big stone house?
it it iikI-Iiut t, mitrii timt lutti,
f 2 11 t ri it utnnr linnet I
should either mutt! mi' nrmlnnv in
n,.nni.. nf St. inline i. ti,.... !
selves dismissed from the library
in the big stone House? If the,""'""' "' "lc
Misses in the stone house are so
much in love and sympathy with
the saloons, the majority of the
jK-ople in St. Johns believe they
are not fit to handle the business
n lliv .Wllllliuilltlll liuilll' mill." 0W 1'' IM,I iunifcnvii uu
Portland public library. Miss Ruby K. Hoover were uuited
We do not believe the board of in marriage at the home of the
.f fi1,.w. ...it. Mm..,..
directors of the library will stand 'bride's parents, 109 W. John street,
for such work ns this, and one of I Rev. C. P. Gates officiating. Mrs.
them, Dr. Hliot, we are sure will 1 Walter Nelson of Portlaud aud B.
not, for we have known him foriH. Hoover acted as bridesmaid and
years to be the soul of honor, and , best man. Mr. aud Mrs. Markwell
are sure he would not stand for any ' departed immediately after the cer
such heupeckiug on the part of any Jetnony for Napaviue, Wash., where
one under his control. I the groom, a very respected citizen
We tried to avoid this publicity of tl,e tow" is eugaged in busiuess.
and would have been happy if this
matter could have been settled in
a quiet way, but until we secure
some kind ot recognition for our
people here, we shall have it in for
the big stone house with
an 111 it 111 Portland.
Later Since the foregoing was
written we have learned that the
Portland library will remove their
stuff from St, Johns and that our
N. Jersey St.
x.'ojle will sell their portion of the
equipment. This action is greatly
deplored, but it, was the only
out of it if they 'expected our
pie to stand for 'the hectoring
the fussy old maids in the
(Continued from page 1.)
the stulf is drawn directly from the
barrels and kegs In plain sight
That there was 110 good in the back
rooms anyhow except to hide dev
The liquor license ordinance was
read and discussed, home amend
euts were suggested.
Upon the recommendation of
Hunter, w. w. Mossman was np
pointed special policeman at the
Portland Manufacturing company's
plant and Henry Alleu at the ht
confirmed by the council,
The mayor presented
plaint made to him by Mr. Wil
limits as to the condition of that
part of Kellogg street being im
proved by Mr. Keeuey aud after t
full discussion 011 motion of Mr.
Hunter, the mayor aud entire conn
cil decided to visit this place Sun
day nud look into the merits of the
Mr. Davis sprung a lengthy dis
cussiou by remarking that he
thought the council should take
some action looking towards the
protection of the public against the
operations ot Davidor with his gas
stock. '1 he committee appointed
Monday night submitted a written
reiwrt that their inquiry into the
efiicacy of the bond and the quali
fications of the botidsmeu made the
bond very unsatisfactory to them.
,No further action was taken by the
On Wednesday evening, May 6,
at 7: ao p, m,, I A. Markwell aud
1,1 "e departure of Mrs. Markwell,
St - Johns loses one ot oer raost
respected aud estlaiable young la-
"' ma uappincss wit miu
to overflowing follow these worthy
wom-'owl,B peopie inrougn an iiieir
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ON THE TOBOGGAN
St. Johns Hands Two Games
to the Frakcs.
STANDING OI' T1I15 CI.UIIS
Oregon City. . .
Hast Portland . .
Two games of ball were pulled
off at the Jersey street grounds
Sunday, in which the locals came
out nt the little cud of the horn in
each instance. The Frakcs have
the strongest aggregation of ball
players outside of the Coast League,
nnd it was no disgrace to be beaten
by them. lint the playing of the
locals was not up to the standard.
In the morning game Wakefield
was wild as a March hare, to begin
with, hitting one man nnd giving
three passes to first in the initial
inning. This, together with a
couple of lucky hits nave the
brakes live runs cnouirh to dis
hearten most any team. However,
St. Johns played a good uphill
game, the score standing hen the
last man was out at 7 to 0 in Port
land's favor. Had Wakefield
warmed up before the contest ns he
should have done, the result would
no doubt have been different.
Clark Moore easily led the batting,
getting three hits a three-bagger,
double and single out of four
times up, besides making a splen
did one-hand catch of a liner.
Urown had an off day for the first
time this season. Hlcveu errors
were charged against the home
team by the official scorer.
Iu the afternoon Howard, the
Frnke's crack twirler, made mon
keys out of the locals. Not one of
our players was able to laud on the
ball safely. They had no trouble
in finding the ball, but there was
always a Prake under it. It was
only through the kindness of An-
tolue who obligingly made n bum
throw to first that the locals scored
at all, Philhrick got to first 011 an
error of his grounder to short and
came home 011 the wild throw. St.
Johns' pitching staff apparently
became exhausted in this game:
Wakefield started to do the twirl-
nc but soon pave wnv to iMnrk
Moore: McCarty, a new pitcher,
tried it uext, but he was soon put
out ot commission; rmiuricK tneu
got into the box and succeeded
n preventing any more scoring for
the last three innings, Parker,
who took his place at third sur
prised the audience by his light
ning work. The score was 10 to 1.
Herbert Pennington, son of Mrs.
Ada Pennington, died of rheuma
tism of the heart at Good Samar
itan hospital last week. He was
24 years of age and had served
three years iu the Uuited States
navy, having enlisted as yeoman at
Bremerton in 1904 and assigned to
the training ship, Philadelphia. A
year later he was promoted to reg
ular service and assigned to the
United States Steamship Benning
ton, doing service iu China seas
and the Philippine Islands.
He was sent home at the expira
tion of his enlistment, for medical
treatment at Mare Island United
States Marine hospital, California.
Was discharged tn good health and
re-enlisted as first class yeoman,
with orders to report for service on
one of the battleships uow on a
cruise around the world. A to
days furlough being granted him,
he was ou his way home to visit
his mother when he was taken ill
on the traiu aud conveyed to the
hospital when he arrived in Port-
and, where he remained until he
His iuterment was made in Riv-
erview cemetery uuder the auspices
of the Spanish war veterans and a
firing squad ot the O. N. u., an
honor his comrades, family aud
friends acknowledge with profound-
The sympathy of the tuauy
friends of Mrs. Pennington aud
family will go out to them iu this
time of their bereavement.
rvirv vaii mnn nCAl f7D
It sometimes pays to look around tt little
and get prices and sec qualities 'before A
you buy. We have both.
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jjj II. I ILIlLSLlAdVsIl Jcneyoi.
I Real Estate, Loans, Insurance
jj Abstracts of Title Prepared.
New Industry Opens Doors.
The St. Johns Ice and Cold Stor
ngc Works, whose ad npears in
another column iu this issue opens
up for business this week. Win.
T. Peters, manager, is 11 very pleas
ant gentleman nud one whom
feel sure will readily win a warm
place in the hearts of our people.
He nud his wife have moved here
nud will make their permanent
home in St. Johns, It is the pur
pose of this company just uow to
manufacture ice nud hold iu cold
storage such commodities us the
necessities of the trnde iu St. Johns
demands; but just us soon as track
age is put iu so that their heavy
machinery can be handled, they
will move their manufacturing es
tablishment from Portlaud to St.
Johns. It is for this purpose that
Mr. Harris purchased the large
tract of laud where the plant is
located. Mr. Harris sometime
since informed us that he intended
to build a summer residence some
where iu St. Johns where he could
bring his family and enjoy the
fresh nir and .sunshine oi the less
densely settled portion of the conn
We do not need, we think, to
remind our people that this
strictly n at. joiius enterprise am
as such is deserving of the heart!
est support of the public, This
factory s being erected iu St. Johns
the warehouses will lie built here,
laud if they receive
they deserve will
When Mr. Harris moves his shops
uere it will be one of the largest
institutions iu the city.
Poor Little Kitty.
the latest story of cruelty to
animals comes from a fraternal
source. we will tell it as we
overheard one of the interested
parties tell it. A lot of the mem
hers of the Fraternal Brotherhood
were going home with their sisters
after the meeting and were near
Oak Park when one of them saw a
pretty little black aud white kitten
on the car track and made a dive
for the pretty little thing when
something awful happened. Kitty
uever mewed, but the pretty little
sister did, and she landed in the
mud beside the track and the other
brothers and sisters followed suit
because they could not bear to
trump such a play and it was such
a very pretty little bushy tailed,
striped Kitty, aim uext moruiug
"Mother" was seen burying some
of sister's wearing apparel out in
the gardeu, and poor little kitty
was left right there on the track
where she might get run over.
Some people are awfully cruel.
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing be
tween the Colvin Brothers and
Victor Carlson under tue firm name
of Carlson aud Company is dissolv
ed, and that the business will be
continued by the Colvin brothers
under the firm name of Colvin Bro
thers, who will pay all bills made
by Carlson & Company and will
collect all accounts due to Carlson
& Company. Mr. Carlsou has re
tired from the firm aud has no con
nection with it.
206-208 Philadelphia street.
Accurate Work Guaranteed g
Kinolvcil Hint the cily of St. John
ilccnu It expedient nnd ncccfttnrv to
elmnec nnil idler Willi lloulevnnf. o(
l mM cily of St. John, by widening nnd
ciiiuiuiiig 111c Mine 1 own:
y IncliidliiL' In MliUti
In ilil utrcct, nml iimk-
lug It n ivnt tiicreol, tlic
fOllOWl IIL' tic-
lU-uliiiiiiii! nt the northwcit
corner of Lot 10 in lllll'i addition to the
city of St. I0I1111, thence oiilli 35 octree
eiut 177,5 feet to the westerly nldollnc of
1'ekK-ndeii Street, tlicnce north. S6;ilc
green, cnt jo feet, tliriice north 35 de
gree, went 177.5 feel, thence koiilli 56
ili'grec, wcl 30 fect, the place of light
ning, nml to niiproprlalc uml condemn
the iiImjvc dccrllicd tract of Inml for the
pnrioc of M widening Mid Willi Iloul
cvnnl thereby cnuthiK wild Ilonlcviird,
to be of uniform width, which Mlil tract
of Imul I a private propertyof K. Maple.
That the City Itnginccr of the city ol
St. John I hereby directed to make out
n survey of Mill Willi boulevard, ami of
the ruKcil clmngc. anil to make a
pint of the Mine ami 11 written report
thereof, containing a full ami coiniilctc
description of neli charge uml ol the
Unindrie thereof, and of the proportion
of each lot nnd tract of laml appropriat
Adopted May 5, 190S
A. M. I?uon,
l'ubllihed in the St. John Review
May 8 ami May 15, 1908.
Jt U resolved by the City of St. John
that it deems it expedient ami necessary
to issue ami sell lomls of the Cllv of St.
Julius, iu the sum of $60,000, to run for
a jwrion 01 twenty years from their date,
ami bearing interest at the rate of six (6)
percent kt annum, interest payable,
23,500 for purchasing river front lots,
No, 3, 4. S ami 6, in Tames lolm Addition.
sometimes known as James John's I'irst
Addition to the City of St. Johns, Mult
nomah county, Oregon, for public dock
jmrjioscs and $36,000 for the purpose of
building, erecting and constructing a
public clock 011 said lots, as provided by
ordinance No, 174 passed by the common
council April si, 1908 anil approved by
ine .Mayor, April 31, 1908, known as
"City Dock bond Ordinance."
That sealed nroimsals be received for
said bonds, up to ami including the Qth
dav of June iqoS. bv the Citv Recorder
of the city of St. Johns.
mat a cony ol the call tor bids be
published for two consecutive weeks
once each week before said date, in the
oiiowuiK newspapers town:
St. Johns Review, a weekly newsnaner
published weekly iu St. Johus, Multno
mah county, Oregon, anil Pacific Hanker
published weekly in Portland, Multno
mah county, Oregon. and the Dally Bond
Uuyer an Moslem newsnaner devoted to
financial matters ami published iu New
That said proposals shall be opened bv
the City recorder of the Citv of St. lohns
at his office iu the City Hall of said city at
8 o'clock P.M. on the 9th day of June
Adopted by the council May 5, 1908.
A. M. KSSON,
Published in. the St. Johns Review.
May S and May 15, 1908,
It is resolved by the city of St. Johns
that it is deemed expedient and neces
sary to establish the grade of Ilucbanan
street in the said city, from the easterly
line of Willamette boulevard to the west
erly line of Dawson street, smd it hereby
requires iroui tue city engineer plans,
pecincattons and profile of the same.
AilopitU 31 ay 5, 190s.
A. M. ESSON,
Recorder city ol St. Johns.
Published iu the St. Johns Reiew May
8 ami 15, 1908.