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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
Fubllahad Erair Friday
At 117 feit Darlington 8troot.
BY A. W. MABKLE
Tub Krvikw is entered at post office
in Saint Johns, Oregon, as mall uinttcr
of the second cIms nuder the Act of Con
Kress of March 3, 1879.
J Prlntlnf tiaenUd In flnt tln nl.
mill lor Jri Prlntlnf cih on daliterr.
All eommnnlestlons should bt sddrtmd to
Tk BtrUv, Ht Johni. Orfon.
AdTtrtlilac rsUi, 11.00 pr Inch ptr month.
All 4?titliln bills pijtU flnt of escb
oaUl Ktwtsspsr of Us Olty of 8t ftkaa.
Subscription prloa $1.00 par year.
FRIDAY, OCTOBIJR 29, 1909.
Wlion tho Amorlcnn pcoplo ns n
wholo or majority thereof pass final
Judgment upon any quostlon of na
tional importance, tlio (IccIbIoh can
nafoly bo considered ntmost in fall
ltila Howovor, wo ns n nation, tiro
somotlmcs too hasty in allowing our
Bontlmonts to ovorcoino our sonso
of Justice. V now linvo rcfcrcnco
to tho Cook-I'oary controversy In
which nlna-tonths of tho pcopto of
this nation, and In fact of tho on
tiro world, havo from tho start
taken sides with Dr. Cook, and havo
unmercifully flayed Lieutenant I'onry,
ti man who has spout tho best years
of ids llfo in strenuous efforts to
bring honor of finding tho North
i-olo to tho United Stntos; n innn
who has endured nil tho hardships
of tho damned frozen, starved nnd
sufforod In every concelvnblo form
that tho ambition of Ills country
men to bo tho first tharo might bo
realized; n man who mndo it pon
slblo, if truo, for Dr. Cook to first
roach tho coveted spot, becuuso
Cook's nppoarnncu In I'olo hunting
and hla most practical knowludgo of
northorn exploration was derived
from his expeditions In thu coinptuiy
of I'onry to tho frozen regions, nud
by I'onry'H courtesy only. Now, lot
us ruason 11 hit without prejudice.
Tho honor of discovering thu I'olo
was to I'onry as thu finding of n
gold initio is to n hungry protipuctor,
nnd whon, nfter ut Inst reaching tho
goal of his life's labor, ho learns
that n pretender claims to hnvo
beaten li I tit to It by 11 small margin,
what could hu do? Ilo did exactly
ns tho nforesnld prospector would
havo done had someone Jumped his
claim, nnd likewise what thu afore
said nlno-tentliH of American people
would hnvo done, lie naturally got
angry nnd said things. Ilo doubted
nnd ho still doubts tho authenticity
of Dr. Cook's statements, and ho
has ovcry reason for doubt, but for
this display of temper tho nation
turns upon him nud attempts to rend
him to pleeos, forgetful of thu debt
thoy owo hint for his part In tho vic
tory. One of tho reasons why l'oary
should doubt Cook's claim Is that
A St. Johns resident gnvo somo
beautiful sentimental and poetic
thoughts on going into Portland In
tho Journal Inst week. His poroo.
tlon almost carried ono away on Its
flowery breath but not qulto. He
told how "small minds" wero tho on
ly ones that questioned I'ortlund's
fatherly Interest In usj expunded
on what ft glorious thing It would bo
to bo a resident of Portland; ho
oven told how Scnttlo had become
great by falsehood nnd exaggeration,
and intlmntcd that rortland should
follow suit. While "sninll minds"
pnuso to lnqulro and Investigate tho
whys nnd whyforcs, nnd cannot adopt
a courso unless it looks feasibly and
ndvnntngoous, largo minds, lllto tho
writer of tho nrtlclo no doubt pos
BCBHC8, sweep over such trifles In n
burst of enthuslnsm at tho prospect
of being In tho city of l'ortlnnd,
bit of sontlmont which serves as
cloak for a multltudo of Bins, Small
minds, llko llttla potatoes, nro nec
csslttcs and help to till up tho crov
Itos left open by tho larger sub
Tnft found Ilniimgor not guilty,
nnd gavo him nlmost as saintly a
recommendation an ho gavo Aldrlch
This acquittal may hnvo been in
keeping with tho facts in tho caso,
At any rate, it was good politics and
to hnvo been expected, A president
who, before ho had got his chair well
heated, should publicly acknowledge
that ho had mndo an usa of hlmselt
In selecting his secretaries, would be
pretty stup'J or almighty courageous
Tnft Is noither. Upon being upheld
Secretary llalllngcr promptly fires
Gliivls, chief of thu field division or
tho genornl office, who brought tho
chnntuB against him. This was the
natural and proper thing to do. Thorc
should bo hnrmony In tho department
though tho entire working force be
reduced to Ilulllngors, nud retain
man who had tho ability to spy out
things nud tho courage to report
them would bo bad for discipline nnd
concerted notion, not to sny ombnr
rnssliig to corporations thitt wunt the
law so construed that what they've
grabbed will stick to their fingers
Tnft nnd Ilalllnger huvo surely acted
with aplomb In this matter. They've
closed the Incident nt thu trifling
cost of cruclilxlon of 11 subordinate,
nnd tho people will bo ft long time
about lonrulng anything about Alaska
thluvory, anywny. Peoples Press.
Tuesday's Journal editorially up
braids n Coos county man for care
lessly wounding another while hunt
ing skunks by shooting him with 11
bunch of 80 odd buckshot. Tho man
who fired tho gu containing that
load also deserves n liio uieilleal
attention, If our experience with
flrunrms has (might us anything.
Tho following excerpt from nn cd-
Itorlal published In the Oregonlan ' I
Tuesday Is an Indication that moss
certainly must bo forming In the
writer's upper story: "At 8t. Johns
nn official Is to bo recnllod because
somebody doesn't llko tho courso ho
has taken on somo kind of village
proposition, vngucty defined."
Last Wednesday Mrs, J, C. Scott
and daughter spoilt tho duy at tho
beautiful homo of Mrs. Scott'B cou
sin, Mrs. Ollvo Dntos of Mt. Tnbor.
Thoro wero also prcBent two sisters
of Mrs. Dates Mrs. Louisa Town
send of Arlota nnd Mrs. Julia Halo of
South Portlnnd, a sister-in-law, Mrs.
Ella Stout of Sacramonto, Cal., nnd
ti niece, Mrs. Ollvo Sutton of Arlo-
ttt. A very plenscnt dny was spent
together. Ono among tho many on
Joynblo features of thp day, was n
delicious chicken dinner prepared by
IS YO'JR MEAT PURE?
Each sick contains a few pieces of BROWN Charcoal.
These arc soaked with inflammable wood oils and are lobe
used as kindling. Split one of these; lay the pieces over a lit
tie paper; cover with a little black charcoal; light the paper and
you have a hot, smokeless fire in five minutes.
Order from HENDRICKS 67, HORSMAN
in S. Jersey Street. Phone Jersey 1021.
While tho pooplo of Portland nro
being agitated over tho lmpuro milk
proposition, It would bo woll for our
pcoplo to look to tho quality of moat
they aro using. It is of Just as vital
Itnportanco that tho meat used should
bo puro ns tho milk, nnd it is llkoly
that as many deaths aro caused by
diseased moats ns from lmpuro milk
only It is moro difficult to traco.
Therefore, why buy your moat whoro
any question might bo raised as to
Its purity? tio whoro it has been
provon beyond pcrndvonturo of a
doubt that only good, wholcsomo
moats nro sold. You owo it to your
family and you owo It to yourBolf.
Thoro Is now moro sickness in this
city thnn ovor hoforo, and who can
say that poor moat docs not hnvo its
sharo in this doplorablo stato of af
fairs? Thoro Is ono market in St.
Johns whoro you can got tho best,
nnd nothing but tho best in tho
munt lino. Thnt is nt MTOOOD &
COLU'B now markot on North Jorsoy
street. Try thorn nnd soo.
WANT TO DUY OR SV.LL
Varm, Hog, Dairy or Chicken
Knncli. Orchard or Timber One
ncrc or thousands. It will pay you
to consult Hartmnu & Thompson,
Chamber of Commerce, Portland,
Ore. Kdwln Hooker, Mi;r. Iann
Must vacnto. Mllllnory stock nnd
fixtures to bo closed out In 30 days.
401 South Jersey street. O. P. ol-
Subscrlbo for tho Tologrnm beat
(mining paper on tho coast. Soo
Ed Stockton. '
St. Johns, Oregon.
PAID-IN CAPITAL STOCK AND SURPLUS
R. T. Piatt, President V, C. Knapp, Vice President
C. A. Wood, Cashier
R, T. Piatt, President, Attorney
P. C. Knapp, Vice Pres., Sec. Pen. Lumber Co.
M. . Holbrook, Capitalist
Peter AuUcn, Pres. Portland Mfg. Co.
It. L. Powers, VlccPrcs. and Gen. Mngr.
Lcwlston Sweet Water & Irrigation Co.
Thoj. Cochran, Real Estate
C. A. Wood, Cashier
Portland QAS ComPa"y
ST. JOHNS BRANCH
OFFICE 110 S.Jersey St.,
Phones. Private Ex. 26. A, 6274. Local
phone Richmond 1561
REPRESENTED BY D. ENGLANDER
AND F. L. BABCOCK
OFFICE OPEN 8 A. M. TO 8 p. M.
TWICE the Light for HALF the Cost
of Any Other Light. CHEAPER for
Cooking and Heating Than Any
Prooch tho gospel of St. Johns,
V. W. MASON
Contractor and Bulldar
Manufacturer of Cement Blocks, Flue Blocks, Cement Drain Tile,
Sewer Pipe, Cement Sidewalks, Steps and Foundations
Cement Block Buildinp; n Specialty
Phone, Drop me a Card or Call at Residence and Office 646 Ilartmau
Street, Cedar Park, St. Johns
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS.
In ordtr to Insurs changa of ad-.
vsrtlssmsnt tha copy for such changa
should rtich thla offlea not latar than
Wednesday, at S o'clock p. m. Plaaaa
smsmbsr thla and aava tha prinUr
Must vacnto. i..iilncry stock and
fixtures to bo closed out in 30 days,
101 Bouth Jorsoy streot. O. P. Wol
The Last Frontage Along the West Side of the Williamette
Fifty lots directly across the river on St. Helens and Gennantown roads;
five cent fare to Portland.
Prices $300 and up; terms Five Dollars down and Five Dollars per month;
liberal cash discount.
R. H. BLANDING, Agent, Whltwcod Station
thu Dr. hits n queer hiihlt ut ImmIiik
his best proofs In tho most out-of-tho-wuy
places ImiiKjunblo. In tho
Iiiiikuhko of his rival, "A iiiuu In his
proper senses wouhl nour lenvu his
bust proofs behind htm,' mill tho
Dr. admits thnt hu loft his most vnl
unblo records for others to brliiK
homo from tho fur north, when ho
could Just ns easily luno brouKht
with him (If hu hnd them). In ro
Kurd to tho asrensiou of Mt. McKln
ley, for which Dr. Cook previously
claimed tho credit, hu seemed to ho
iu such n hurry to Kt't down ngnln
uftor ronchhiK tho top thnt ho for-
Kot to mnko tho most Importnnt uu
sorvntions with his Instruments for
Kot what ho wont up there for, It
Booms, while tho only mun whom ho
clulms accompanied htm has miido u
sworn nfflduvlt thnt It's nil n dream
nnd nover hunnoned. while others
who huvo uttempted tho sumo font
declare it Is Impossible for oven tho
Ice man with his phk nnd hatchet
to climb that straight wall of solid
ico, oven though ho cut stops there
in. In thu face of all this nro wo
still determined to censure n man
for his expressions of doubt whu
know Cook bettor than wo do und
who loft no records nnd proofs of
his discovery of tho Polo in tho
iolur regions, but brought them
with him nnd has placed them bo
foro tho propor authorities for ov
itmlnntlou, No, Doc, until you can
como across nnd show us moro plain
ly wo cannot believe, nud ns before
stated, tho credit will bo finally
bestowed by tho Amorlcnn people
whoro it properly belongs, becuuso
It is liuposslblo "to fool nil tho pco
plo nil tho tlmo."
It tho peoplo or St. Johns desire RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT,
to experience how It would bo If I
HiIh iiiii,-, wiih iiininxn.i in Pnriinnii Tho committee on resolutions of
wltlinnt ll.nl nnlim n.iillv liiklhir rOBIIOCt for IlrO. KllltB W. ItOblllSOU
place, nil that Is necessary Is to uum uio roiiowing:
cIohu up tho city hull, discharge tho
A now calendar wherein each year
consists of 13 months is tho latest
proposition to bother humanity.
Seems to us tho first of tho mouth
comes around much too fast now,
without making it worso.
engineering corps, llkowlso tho city
treusuror, city attorney, recorder,
mayor nud councllinou, all but one
policeman, twist out a few nro lights
hero nud there, stay nil progress on
streot work, disband tho (Ire depart
moot nud run the huso carts into tho
river and thoro you nro, busking In
tho back door sunlight nt tho fag
oud ot Portland. Very slmplo.
Tho murder of Prof, l-'orrur by tho
Spanish government Is merely In Hue
with their action In blowing up tho
Mnluo In '$. That nation hus boon
uulto decent over since ns u result of
that Incident, but it seems Impos
slblo for them to remain In thnt com
illt Ion permanently, Tho execution
of Prof. Ferrer was one of tho most
shocking and wanton murders of
this century, nud deserves the con
demmulon ot tho entire world,
Tho tariff experts nro to recelvo
$7,El)0 n year each, with clerks, nl
lownnces, nnd tho etceteras which go
with soft simps, And they aren't
very expert, either, to toll tho truth.
Tho West Point curriculum should
provide somo form of occupation for
students during tho Interval between
their dismissal for hazing and their
Kveryono seems to know nil about
Artist" Knrlo's affinities but has
anyone ovor heard unytuing about
his achievement as an urtlstT
Mus vacate. Millinery stock and
fixtures to bo closed out In SO days.
tOl South Jersoy street. O. i Wol-
Nat tha) laaal an yaw papar.
Whereas, llrother Iloblnson was a
worthy member of our order, uiways
greeting us with a pleasant smile,
therefore be It
llesolvcd, that tho members of
Laurelwood llebeknh I.odgo Im), 1C0
I, O. O, V, hereby desire to uxpress
their deepest sympathy and Krlef ut
tho loss of ono of their most ro
spocted members, therefore, bo it
Itesolved that wo sincerely sym
pathlzo with tho wlfo and family of
our into beloved brotiier, ami nopo
thut n higher than human power may
comfort and cousolo them In this
dark hour of this affliction. There
foro, bo It
Itesolved, that a page bo sot aside
In our records ns n memorul for
those resolutions and that they shall
bo printed In the columns ot tho St,
Johns Itovlow nnd u copy sent to
tho wlfo und family also taut our
charter bo draped for a period ot
lly order of committee
Sarah Kllznbeth Ilalloy,
Cynthia Jnno Hewitt,
Ilattlo Elizabeth MoKluney,
Notice of Assessment
Do you know thut you can buy a
brand now modern bungalow, with
largo living room, beamed celling.
tine fireplace, large basement, best
of plumbing, corner lot, 00x60, lo
cated iu best residence district for
only S 100.00 or moro down, balance
same as rent. Prlco for a tow days
Why pay rent when you can get a
homo ot your own on such liberal
Seo owner at once, 90S Portland
Wantod Young woman for gener
al housework. Apply at 529 S, Ivan
boo street. i
All property owners on said streot
within tho assessment district which
covors all lots fronting on said streot
betwoeu Fesseuden stroet and Willis
boulevard, aro beroby notified that
tho lion for said improvement has
boon docketed sinco October 20th,j
und will draw interest from and after
Nov. 1, 1909.
A. M. ESSON.
Published In tho St. Johns Itoview,
October 29, 1909.
uo you uet
Good Groceries r Arc you satisfied
thoroughly with the quality of
the goods nud the brands and the
service Now, when the first of
the month is comiiik' is the time
to make a change It you are not
Where you can buy everything
of highest grades anil, guaranteed
qualities, from a barrel of flour to
a Itox of toothpicks, there's a good
place to trade. Give us a trial for
one month. Watch our ad. In the
St, Johns Review. ,
Hendricks & Horsman
The New Grocers
Phone Jersey 1021.
1 1 1 South Jersey St.
about a cough there's no need ot
worry if you will troat it at it's
first appearanco with Ballard's Horo
hound Syrup, It will stop the cough
at ouco and put your lungs and
throat back Into perfectly hoalthy
condition. Sold by North Dank
All kinds of laundry
promptly. Rough dry
senta per pound. Calla mada for
laundry at any placa. Ring us up
Phone Rich. 991, St. Johns Laun
dry, Churchill Bros.,proprUtora.
For Salo Squara Chase piano la
first class condition, fine tone and
recently tuned. Price $76, f 15 down
aud balance on terma to responsible
party. Call 529 S. Ivaaboe street.
Tiring n your job printing while
you think of it. Don't wait until you
aro entirely out. We are equipped
to turn out neat and tasty printing
promptly at Portland prlcea or less.
Mitt vacate. Millinery stock and
fixtures to bo closed out la SO days.
401 South Jersey street, p. P. Wol-
These Prices Will Interest You
50c and 65c muslin underwear,
corset overs, etc 35c
75c Petticoats, underwear, 50c
1.00 petticoats ....75c
Udu sizes Mules Cape Gloves,
Outside Gusset, Black aud Tan,
best li.a.s Rrade at only. . . .95c
35c and 50c elastic belts. Your
25c Neckwear, Bows, Jabots, &c.
Two for 35c
Ladies' Gaiters 50c
Children's Jersey leggings. . 50c
Mutes and Misses Jersey
Ladies' Fall and Winter
Waists 65c to I2.25
RUBBER FOOTWEAR FOR
EVERYBODY AT OUR OLD
PRICES FOR A FEW MORE
We sell for less because we
have less expense.
Must vacate. Millinery stock and I
fixtures to be closed out in 30 days.
401 South Jersey street. O. P. Wol-
Joe Crouch, the hustling manager of I
the W. M, team of all star ball players,
has been under his physician's care for I
several days, owing to a severe attack ot
Two comfortable, furnished house
keeping rooms for rent at 16. 00
per month. Inquire 815 Stafford St
St. Johns Gas Equipment Co.
PHONE RICHMOND 936
Estimates on House Pip
ing for Lights Made
Work Guaranteed In Every Particular
Six Year's Experience
Gas Fixtures and Gas Electric Fixtures
Headquarters at Hendricks Hardware Store
G. E. YORK
Hats ! Hats ! Hats !
YOU WILL BE BOTH SURPRISED AND DE
LIGHTED WHEN YOU CALL AND SEE OUR GREAT
LINE OF FALL MILLINERY. PRICES ARE RIGHT,
STYLES ARE OF THE VERY LATEST DESIGNS AND
THE VARIETY ABUNDANT.
"The Light of the Hour"
It is MODERN. It is CLEAN, therefore
a LABOR and MONEY SAVER
It is Convenient a light where you want it, when you
A. a A. A II .1 W . . .
want ii. jusi press ine Dution. it Is Sanitary,
does not increase the temperature of a room
or vitiate the air. Expense includes only the coat
Standard Lamps Renewed FREE
Call up the Contract Department
Portland Railway Light and Powar Go.