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While you are
you will wish you had some
NeW Lace Curtains '
for the front room or a RUG to brighten it up.
Remember you can find them at
' Easy Terms
Our line of Linoleums and Mattings is complete.
We have a good linoleum at 54 cents per yard, fitted to your
Wc carry the famous
Direct Action Gas Range .
The best on the market and a fuclisavcr. Let us demonstrate
it for you.
EVERYTHING ON EASY TERMS,
Only by giving you the best goods for the money can we
hope to get your trade.
I We Sell on a Guarantee to Please
New Electric Lamp
any carbon filament lamp.
Can be uaad
Portland Railway Light and Power Go.
In our hardware line is Just
what we are doing at the
present time. The Stewing
Pan, Coffee l'ot.RoltliiKl'lu,
Strainer, and alt other arti
cles, have tumbled out. We
are having jc, 10c and 150
ale on now, See our win
For a few days only
regular $1.35 Mrs. Potts
Sad Irons at 97c set.
ST. JOHNS HARDWARE CO.
You get full weight nnd
quality at the Central market,
try it awhile.
Thoroughbred Buff Orpington
eggs for setting See C. H. Derric
534 Brunswick street. 435tf
Subscribe for the Tologrnm beat
evening paper on the coast. See
Wc can fill your prescriptions, no
matter whose blank it is written on
North Bank Pharmacy.
Noycs Babbitt has lust received
a tine line of corduroy trousers
which he is scllintr at n very
price. Next to the postofEce.
For Sale 50x100 lot on Ivanhoc
St. Deferred payments, $5.00 per
month, small amount of cash.
Owner, E. C. Hurlbcrt, 303 Port
Two story six room house, good
basement, bath, 3d story sleeping
porch, all conveniences. Lot toox
too; a bargain at 52,400. bee
Calcf Bros, opposite postoffice.
Don't be Snobbish, but be par
ticular. Have your clothes cleaned
and pressed at the St. Johns Clean
ing, Pressing and 'Dyeing Works,
116 Philadelphia Street. Phone
Toe Murphy, formerly of the
Tillamook Herald, is spending a
few days in town. Mr. Murphy
is awaiting the Steamer Vosburg,
which is oh the ways nt the St
Johns Shipbuilding yards.
Where quality reigns, where
prices arc always fair. North Bank
All klnda of laundry
promptly. Rough dry
eenta per pound. Calls made for
laundry at any place. Ring ui up
Phono Rich. 091, St. Johna Laun
dry. Churchill BroitProprletors.
A single hundred dollars has
given ninny a man his opportunity.
It did to Cornelius Vaudcrbilt. He
started with a hundred. Why not
you? The First National Bank
will show you. 3 percent, it
Sec' the St. Johns Sand and
Gravel Co. for estimate on your
basement or cement and plaster.
Wc can save you money and make
a little for ourselves. Phone Rich
The North Bank Pharmacy sets
the pace iu quality and prices.
If you want to buy. rent, sell or
exchange property see Wolcott,
(The Rent Man.) St. Johns Office,
01 South Jersey. Portland Omcc,
10, and street. Phones: Main 1743
Old Bill Gyres, the original Bar
nacle Bill, is now mate in the Steam
er Vosburg, now at the St. Johns
ship yard. It is something like
twenty-hve years since the old
Salt ' was in St. Johns last and
says he is greatly impressed with
the progress of our city.
: lumber: siabwood : :
J Rough, Prompt Dry,
Dressed, Delivfftef. Green, ?
Flooring. Quality Blocks.
CT ItflMlUC I I IURFD Ct t
' ' ' uuuc twauiuuu J
Plumbing and Tinning
Ml Pho Jersey 91 SL JttJt, i
Real Estate, Loans, Insurance
a . n 3 a nr.t. a...l
4-... i-. . : : .
Buy a 10 cent package of Epsom
Salts, Rbchellc Salt?, Senna leaves,
Sulphur, Borax or Boric acid for
cents and note our method of
keeping them pure and of full
strength by means of air tight
sealed containers. North Bank
Pharmacy. ' ,
Wanted Girl for general house
work in a small family. Good
wages. Call at 910 Stafford street,
St. Johns Heights.
How Are the Finances of the City
Managed? What is the Finan
cial Condition of the City?
In this article I wnnt it distinctly un
derstood that I do not imply grnft, dis
honesty, or even bad judgment lias been
indulged In, but I.for one, would like to
know a few things.
What does It cost to run our city gov
ernment? How is the money expended?
What are the. receipts, and how and
from what source arc they derived?
Section 64, subdivision 12 of the city
charter is very plain on the subject. It
"The recorder shall make quarterly
statements to the council, showing the
receipts nnd disbursements, and the state
of each particular (mid at the close of
business on the 15th day of March, the
15th day of June, the 15th day of Sep
tember and the 15th day of December
caclv. year. The report shall contain an
accurate statement In summarized form
and also in detail, of the financial receipt
of the city from all sources, and the ex
peiuliturcs ol the city, for all purposes
together with a detailed statement of th
debt of said city, of the purpose for
which said debt has been Incurred, and
of the property of said city, nnd of th
accounts of said city with grnutccs of
franchises, and also showing all franchis
es then in effect, and the purposes for
which said franchises were granted and
the names of the present owners of such
franchises, and said report shall be pub
lished In the city official paper nt least
Would any business man permit hi:
affairs to-be conducted In n like manner
and if he did how loi'g would it be be
fore he would be h bankrupt? It has been
told me that there arc yet unsettled
claims against the city hall. I would
like to know what the recorder's and
city engineer's office cost per year.
What doc the police department cost?
What docs the fire department cost? How
much back salary Councilman Doblc nnd
other couucllmcri have comluu? How
much is due1 viewers? and a number of
other question too numerous to men
tlon in thiiarticlc. All of which would
be unnecessary If the council would run
the city business In conformity with the
I the council afraid of being critl
cited, or, why do they not publish such
Two years ago I wrolc to 15 cities
In Urcgon, wlioic population wa any
where near or above that of St. John,
Including Salem, Oregon City, Astoria,
Pendleton, Ashland, Koscburg, Corvnl
lis, LnCrande, I'.ugcnc and Albany, and
St. John showed that it cost more to
run the city government than any town
in the state except the city of Portland.
St. John had nt that time not to exceed
3500, while Oregon City, Salem nnd As
torla had from 6,000 to 16,000, l'roni
Information that I have at the present
time the tame condition exist today.
And (till, what are you going to do
about It? P. HILL,
61R North Jersey.
You are assured of getting
the best drugs and service at
the best prices if you buy of
the North Bank.
ioc Epsom Salts 6c. . . .25c Bay Rum 15c
ioc Sulphur 6c. ...75c Hair Brushes, ....... 49c
ioc Boric Acid, 6c. . . .25c Whisk Brooms 17c
25c Castor Oil 15c . .$ 1.00 Wine Cartlui 67
$1.00 Sprngue's Nerve Tonic 59c
1. 00 Borden's Malted Milk 80c
3.75 " " " (hospital) $3.00
50c " " ' 40c
The Artisans do it Again.
The United Artisan held another one
their delightful social session last
Tuesday evening. This order is n live
one and the St. John contingent Is right
up to the minute, There have been add
cil to the local assembly twenty ucw
members and more on the road.
Tuesday evening three initiates were
made acquainted with the mysteries W
the order, the work being done by the
local team in very creditable manner
On the 26th of April the local asmbly
proposes to give a banquet nt which the
new members and those who had se
cured them will be the guekts of honor.
It Is expected this, will prove the most
successful campaign ever carried on in
thl city, livery Artisan is requested by
the Master Artisan to hustle for a new
member and a seat of honor at the ban
quet. It is hoped to double the member
hip during this campalgu. Here is
success to the effort.
B a live citizen of your commu
nity. Hove the respect of your
fellows. Get the promotion when
t. comes, Have a Bank account.
The First National Bank makes it
A RARE BARGAIN
58 acres of land
2 1-2 miles from
At $50 per acre. Enough
timber upon same to pay for
it. Running water on place.
Lai hUh. I ftr fnilt ef aM Ms. TN wry test liJi
On th realty market today. Must taken quick
Call aratffJrss J.J. ENGREN .
Car. THemaeeii eV Gileert, St Jehnt, Oreaan
NORTH BANK PHARMACY
HOME OF THE FAMOUS NYALS REMEDIES.
Wit MiLIVUR HVURYWHliRli l'RUH
"CURRIN SAYS SO."
We htg to Inform tftt public An A capital stock of thl.t tank Aa.i liten Incrtnxed to
aitttiflon to thin It An n nurplit and undivided profit fnutl of
1 f If If 1 K7 fififi 'ffolA of tAtKf are ilenlgntd to strut ns a gunran-
fe Aim) Atr th ttcurlty of At ifeposifor
11 sr tar
The Peninsula Bank
"THE PIONEER BANK"
. Rout. Tkkat Pi.att, President
F. C. Kkai'I, Vice President '
C. A. Wood, Cashier
John N. lim.iti'SitN, Assistant Cashier.
M. I,. HoMiKOOK, Capitalist V. C. Knah Sec. Peninsula Lumber Co.
Pimm Autziin, President Portland Mfg, Co. U. T. Pi.att, Piatt & Piatt, Attorneys.
H. I,. Powhks, Vice President nnd Gen. Mr. Tiios. Cociikan, Contractor.
Lcwiston Land & Water Co. C. A. Wool), Cashier.
Why not use an Embroidery Pattern?
Tl. ! 9 BJI I I T1
1 ne Lames nome journal rauerns A
I Are, we believe, the best on the market. That is why we sell m(
'them, The same policy is pursued iu purchasing every other V
article of merchandise wc sell. Wc cxicct to make a fair v
KiiTjS t prolit on everything we sell you. Wc do not expect to get
rich at your expense. We want to Rive you a full dollar's worth of value for every dollnr you
pay us, and at auy time we do not do this wo want you to tell im about it.
April Patterns are now on sale, also Ladies'
COUCH & CO.
Opposite City Hall.
Phone Jersey 972.
Fresh and Select Groceries
It is the constant aim of this store to ever keep only the freshest and most se
lect groceries procurable.
No Stale Goods are Kept in Stock
We are well pleased with the generous patronage accorded this establishment
since the same has come into our possession, nnd it is evidence to us that the peo
ple of St. Johns and vicinity appreciate a thoroughly first class grocery store.
NORWEGIAN PATRONAGE SOLICITED
A. B. LINDBOE
f Successor to J. F. Handrlckt
111 West Burlington Street