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HE PLAYED CRITIC.
The Composer Tried to Pa Funny and
Qot a Surprls.
Slgnor Leoncavallo, (ho composer, re
counted an umusliin experience that
befell him In a theater where he occu
pied a stall quo evening to hear the
performance of bis 'Ttigllaccl."
At the Unnlo a fltrunger slttlns next
him kept exclaiming entbiralnstlnilly:
"Whatjj miiHterplcce! What u pur-
Leoncavallo, Imagining himself utter
3 1 Jor .
ly unknown In the uudlcnce, thought
It would bo (lno fun to play the critic
of 'his own work, so chimed In Iron
$6800Five room modern house and
2000-Five room modern house, cor
2500-Business corner, 50x100.
2500 Good new ten room house, lot
looxloo, street improvements all
in and paid for.
Alnny other Bargains. Call in and sec.
J. S. DOWNEY
Fourth of July Fund
Following in n list of the receipts
mid dlslHirKcment.s of the Fourth of
July committees. The statement In
published In order that nil who de
nlrc may know just how the money
I. I'. Ilaitttrickn. 10.00
K. C. Couch 10.00
II. I,. Snow , ,,,, 10.00
A. V. Mnrklc 10.00
Jackson & TIioiiiim)ii 10.00
Itoii Williamson 10.00
T, A. Olovcr JJ..V)
ham Coclirnu jj.50
Kliermnn Cochran.,, , jj.50
It. O. Mni!ooii..., 10.00
l'ortlnml Mlu. Co 15.U)
.St. Jolm Lumber C to.oo
North untile niariimcy
1'. It. 15.ltclM.Ml
l)vls c Haines
Ht. Johns l'uriiltiire Co
Columbia Itlectrlc Co
Itlcrtrtc Theatre 10.00
M. It, Holbrook. ...... ........... lo.uo
Ht. Johns I'laulm; Mill 3.50
Clint, Jloy J.oo
IMiiioimImiii Co 7.50
John It. Hitler 3.50
II. It. Collier j.oo
I.. D.Jackton & Co. ............. 5.00
Princess Theatre io.cn
Jut. llnllcy 3.40
J. M. I.cucli J.oo
itast St. John l.iiuil Co 5.00
11)10 Itrfll ltktiitc Co J.oo
Kerr ."v Son 3.541
Scale & duty 5.00
Modern Machine Work 5.11
A, A. Muck . . .... 5.00
Portland Suburban Hx. press Co. . . . 5,00
ttartliicr Clur Co 111,00
Star Drewlug Co 30,00
Welnhard Hrcwliiu Co 30,00
)llumaucr& I loch 5,00
I'eiilrtsulu Hank 10.00
l'irt National Hank 10.00
M. S. Cobb 3.00
llonhaiu & Currier 5.00
W. W. Motuu , 3.50
v. m. lower 3.A0
HUoori & Cole 3.00
j. A. HarrU. ., 3.50
obas MIIIIuk Co 5.00
at. jonu i.aumiry u 5.00
Wytin MminliiK , 3.00
C. It. Andrew, ., 3,00
V. W. Mason 5,00
J. S. Downey 30
tt, jonu iiaruwitreco,,,, j, (hi
I). U. Roger ,. 1,00
W, W, Windle 3.00
C, W, Steuru.. i.ihi
C. I,. Johnson 3.00
tiro, J. t'erkins 1.00
J, V. lacque I.00
A. II. J.imlboc 5.00
Mrs, J. K. Matter. 1.00
S. V. Kouent 3,00
O. M. Hall........ 3.00
Tom Autxeii,,.,, 3,00
MciCinuey t Davis., , , 3,1x1
Chat, Hrcdtifcon..,,,,,,,,, 3,50
C. C. Oihiit 3.io
II, II. Hoover ,, ,, 1.0a
1'raiik (lohccii, 1,00
A. M. Kssou., ,, 1,00
Claude I'off. 1.50
Wesley Heck 1.50
Koss walker , 1. 50
Mrs. H. M. Osgood..,,.,.,,,,,., 1,00
S. H. Sattcrlec , 3,00
George McCallam 1.00
II. W, Smith 3.50
A, Johnson Haker 5,00
H. tt. Churchill 5,00
Thos. Cochran 3.50
u.s. xwoore 3,00
Dr. Joseph McCheoiiey,.,
Herbert Muck,., ,,, .
Joseph Crouch ,
C, J, Townsou... ,.,
C. A. Greener ,.,
J. II. Cauuihn ,
Portland Railway, I & 1 Co.
Goddess of liberty contest. . . .
Advertising and distribution.
Peninsula Hand ,
Labor , ,,,
Dray age , , . ,
Couch & Co., mclse
J l. 95
Ikmbatu & Currier, mdse 5,30
St.vJobus Pharmacy, mdse 3,76
Hciiilrlckt Itnrdwnrn Co., iiiiuc,, 4.00
Olds, Wortman & King, bun ting,, 9,15
Sprinkling . ., 3.75
(.nun on linmi 11,11
ORDINANCE NO. 308
An Ortlinancc CrcathiK the
Office of Deputy Recorder
of the City of St. Johns.
The City of St. John doc ordain as
.Section 1, That there be mid U hereby
eiesieti in anil lor llic city 01 m. joints.
Multnoiiinli county, Oregon, the ollice 01
Deputy City Iteconlcr.
hee, 3, That there slmll In: njijioliitcil,
n by the charier rovlded, n deputy
city recorder to till uch ollice, nut mIiI
dciiuty when mi iiniulutcd hull receive
such coiuiwuvition ii may be fixed from
time to time by the order o( the council,
ami In n much a the city recorder it
about to leave the city nil enicixeiicy I
iirciami to cxi.t nun tiiiit 1111 ordinance
tuke effect liM)ii buliij; signed by the
I'iikoed the council till anil day of J
AddiovciI by the iniiyor till the and
day of AuKUt, I'jio.
I. lr. Mli.NDIUl.KS
AUtel! A, M. Jth.MJN,
Published in the St. John Review
Aujjiut 5, lyio.
Proposals for Street Work
Smiled tiroixMul will be received ut
the ollice of the recorder of the city of
St, John until July 16, 1910, m 6 o'clock
11. 111. for the improvement of Leonard
street from the westerly line of Chicago
street to tnc easterly line 01 new York
street 111 the manner provided by ordl
nance No. 507, subject to the provision
01 tue emitter nun oriiumners 01 tuc city
of St. John, ami the animate of the city
utmiuv-ur. on file, rtMiuirini: 6-foot ce-
incut walk ii-fimt cuil) and 1 6-feet of
macadam in center. Ituglueer's est!
mate of cost tun.as.
Hid must be strictly in accordance with
printed blank which will be (urn
Ulied on uppliiMtlon ut the ollice of the
recorder of the city of St. John. And
Mid Improvement mutt be completed 011
or before 60 day from the signing of the
contract by the turtle thereto.
No proposal or bid will be considered
Utiles accompanied by a certified check
puynble to the mayor of the city of St
Johns, certified by a responsible bank
for an amount equal to ten per cent, of
the aggtcgate proposal,
The right to rclect any and all bids is
lly order of the city council.
A. M. HSSON,
Published in the St. Johns Review-
July 39, August 5 uud 13, 1910.
Proposals tor Street Work
heated proposals will be received at
the olhce of the recorder of the citv
St. Johns, until Aug, 33,1910, at 6 o'clock
p. m. for the improvement of Portland
houlevurd from the east Hue of Point View
Addition to tlte west Hue of Palrhaveu
street in the manner provided by ordl
nance No. aoq subject to the provisions
01 tue cuarter mm ordinances 01 tue city
of St. Johns, and the estimate of the
city engineer, ou file.
. This Improvement requires 6-foot ce
ment walks, 13 foot curb.
Engineer s estimate of cost UwsM.
Did must be strictly iu accordance
with printed blauks which will be turn
lshcil 011 application at the ollice of the
recorder of the city of St, Johns. And
said improvement must be completed ou
or before Otcober 18, 1910.
fto proposals or bids will be considered
unless accompanied by a certified check
payable to the order of the mayor of the
city of St. Johns, certified by a responsi
ble bank for an amount equal to ten per
cent, of the aggregate proposal.
The right to reject any and all bids is
lly order of the city council,
Published in the St. Johus Review
August 5, 13, and 19, 1910,
Preach tho gospel cf SL Johns.
"A mustcrplrco? I don't In the least
agree- with you, sir. I'm a musician
myself, so know what I'm talking
about. The fact Is this opera Is n
worthless production and brimful of
Imitations and plagiarisms. For In
stance, that cavatlnn Is filched bodily
from Dcrlloz, the duct In the first act
Is nil Uouuod, while the finale Is n
sorry copy of one you will find In
Next day Leoncavallo drovo to tbo
railway Matron and bought the lending
local Journal. On comfortably seating
himself In tbo train he opened It and
was aghast with astonishment at en
countering tho following lines!
"Slgnor Leoncavallo's opinion on
Titgllnccl.' Declaration of plagiarism.
Confession of a composer bereft of all
Tim great Italian master 'added. 'Ev
idently my neighbor was n Journalist
who bad dogged me, but to this day
I havo cold shivers every tlmo I recall
STEALING A DOQ.
Sir Edwin Lundntr' ExpsrUne With
Sir Kdwlu Landscer. tho animal
iu Inter, ouo tlmo was about to put tho
finishing touches to tho portrait of a
dog bclongng to a nobleman and was
expecting a visit rrotn nis mouci wnen
tho owner arrived In n state of great
perturbation without tho dog. The an
Imal had been stolen. After talking
over tho loss with Blr Edwin tho own
er decided to leave tho matter In Uio
pntnter's hands, together with a ten
pound note as n reward for tho recor
cry of tho dog.
Sir Edwin's acquaintance with tho
dog fanciers was large, and .o sum
moncd to hi nld ouo Jem Smith, who
bo thought might put him on tho right
(rack, Ho sltnwcd tho man tho ptctum
and the banknote and promised that
If the dog was restored no question
should be nsked. Six weeks later
Smith nrrlvrd nt tho studio leading tho
muting dog by n pteco of string.
"Hero Is your 10." said the nrtlM. "and
I supposo I siust k no questions.
Dur now that the affair I done with
you may Just ns well toll mo about It."
After a moment of hesitation the
man confessed that ho himself wns the
thief. "You, you thundering rascal!1
exclaimed Sir Edwin. "Then why on
earth have you kept us In suspense all
this timer "Well, you see. gov'ner,"
was tho answer, "I stole tho dorg, but
tho gen'lomau I sold htm to ken Mm so
Jolly closo that I hadn't n chance of
nicking him agnln till yesterday, and
Hint's tho truth, s'elp mo."
Bird a Oraolti.
A most remarkable superstition of
the Kenyan of Ilonieo.ls the consulta
tion of birds. If, for example, a Ken-
yah has to undertake a long Journey
he will not risk It wlthost having first
consulted tho "tlakkl," a kind of hawk,
If tho hawk file with Its wluga spread
out to tho right side It Is n good sign.
but If It goes to tho left or flaps Its
wlnga then the Journey Is not begun In
any circumstances. Tho next day the
Kenyan tries once more until the
hawk gives tho sign which ho wants.
Thus tho continuation of the Journey
depends on tho (light of (ho bird.
Some birds ere of greater Importance
than others, nud also to (ho sluglng of
(ho bird uttentlon U given. Other
unlmnls are also consulted, uud tho sua
Oyakscnll every animal a "bird" when
thuy consult It.
Prodigality of LIU In Aneltnt Egypt.
The reckless prodigality with which
In ancient Egypt tho upper classes
squandered away the labor and lives
of the people ts perfectly startling, In
this respect, as the monuments yet re
maining abundantly prove, they stand
ulouo and without a rival. We may
form some Idea of the u I most Incred
ible waste when we hear that 2,000
mon wero occupied for three years In
carrying a single stone from Elephan
tine to Sals, (hat the cuuul of the
Ited sea alone cost the lives of 120,000
Egyptians and that to build one of the
pyramids required tho labor of 300,000
men for twenty years.
Some years ago w remember meet-
lug at the door of a secondhand book
shop an excited Irishman. He had
Just bought the "Irish Melodies" or a
shilling when he turn erf round ou the
bookseller uud burst out, "Hut I could
kill ye for selling these Immortal gem
so cheap!"-Loudon Athenaeum,
"If you look about you," said
ominous acquaintance, "you will
the haudwrltlug uii the wall."
The hundwrltlm: nu the wall does
not worry me," replied Seuutor Sor
ghum, "so long, as they don't go rum
maging luto my prlrato motuoranda."
A Hardware Talk.
"Yes," said the nut to the nail, "It
gave me a terrible wrench to part
from him, but I knew It would ba
only n matter of a few days before he
would bolt anyway."
REVIEW'S LEGAL BLANKS
The following list of IcroI blanks
arc kept for sale nt this office and
others will be added as the demand
Warranty deeds, Quit Claim
Deeds, Realty and Chattel Mort
gages, battsfacttou of Mortgages,
Contracts for Sale of Rtaltv. Bills
of Sale, Leases.
All these blauks at the uniform
price of 30c per dozeu,
DO YOU rtOT WI&H TO TRCHCA YOUR &UMMER OUTFIT? IF YOU DO, YOU
AOV dAti AT AOiEY-VIrtG PRICES. VE H1VE REDUCED PRICES Oti SUAAER
GOODS THylT VE fAY QUICKLY CL.EIR OUR W-IRM-WEATHER STOCK Atito GET IA
AEV TAIL GOODS. ECOAOAICylL SHOPPERS dAti AOV SylVE AOiEY. OUR LIiES
OF SUAAER GOODS ylRE rtOT BROKEA. VE VISH TO BREIK THEA. THAT'S VHY
VE OFFER TO YOU PRICE IADUCEAE1TS. LOOK WTO OUR STORE ,MD "LOOK OUT
ORPINANCE NO. 309
An Ordinance Providing the
Time and Alnnncr of Im
proving Portland Boulevard
from Oast Line of Point
View Addition to Fairhavcn
Street in the City of St.
The Cilv of St, John doc ordain ut
The Council of the City of St. Johns
having ascertained the cost o! Improving
Portland boulevard from the catt Hue of
Point View Addition to the wcttcrly side
Hue of 1'airhaven street In the city of St,
Johns, a shown by the resolution of the
couucil of tsld city dated on the ant
day of June, 1910, ami recorded iu the
office of the recorder of said city, and
notice thereof having been published In
the St. Johns Kcvlew, a weekly new-
paper ofircncral circulation, ou the 34th
day of June nud itt of July, as shown
iy tuc Miiuiavii 01 me foreman 01 sain
pcr, which taiu Minaavil I on
tile In the office of the city
recorder: and Irual posting of notices
of inch improvement, a shown by the
affidavit of the city engineer on hie
the office of the city recorder, and no
remnnitraiicc having been filed, and, a
provided by said resolution, me cngin
ccr's preliminary estimate of the cost o
said improvement I 11195.65, but shall
be more accurately determined uy said
Now, therefore, It It hereby ordered
that the said street be Improved ami the
time for the completion of said Improve
meut i hereby fixed at sixty days from
the last publication of notice of proposal
of said work, which said proposals must
lo filed with the recorder of Mid city on
or before the 3A1 day of August, 1910, at
8 o'clock P. in, of said day.
That laid street 11111 be improved as
follows: Uy crsdlmr same to the estab
llthed undo by cut and (111 and by side
walking Mine on either side with 6-foot
cement sidewalks, ii-foot curbs entire
length 011 easterly side;on west siuclrom
Ilurr street to cast side line of Point View
Addition, together with all necessary
wooden cross-walks aud box-cutters,
said walks and curb to have expansion
joints as directed by the city enulneer.
1 lie city recorder snau give notice uy
publication for not less than three in.
sertion iu the St. Johns Review, the
official newspaper, inviting proposals for
making said improvement,
bald improvement suaii in an respect
be done and completed In conlorsiity
with the provision of Ordinances No.
160 and 143 except as otherwise provided
Iu this ordinance; all work to be done
under the direction and supervision of
the city cnuinrer: curb to have four
inch drain tile every fifty feet, hitch
rings to be placed iu curb as directed by
the city engineer.
That the cost of said improvement
shall be assessed against the property in
the local iuinroveineut district as de
scribed Iu said resolution and designated
as and declared to be "Local improve
meat District No, 39."
raised iy the council tills and nay ot
Approved by the mayor tnis and day
ol August, 1910,
J, 1. lltUKtUKb,
Attest: A. M. KSSON,
Published in the St. Johns Review
August 5th, 1910.
Executor's Notice to Creditors
In the County Court of the State of Ore
gou, tor me county 01 juuiiuomau.
Iu the matter of the estate of Wil
Notice is hereby Kiven that the under
signed has heretofore ben appointed by
the above named court as executor of the
estate of said deceased, and has qualified
as snch, All persons uavtng claims
against said estate, will present the tame
who projicr vuueuen iu mc umicreixucu
at the First National Bank of St. Johns,
Oreeon. within six months from the date
of the publication of this notice. The
date of the first publication of this
notice it the 34th day of June, 1910,
I. P. DRINKER,
Executor of the estate of William II.
Attorneys for Executor.
THE PALM CAFE
The. Glover, Prop.
Pure California Port Wine
$1.25 to $2.00 per gallon
Finest ever brought to St,
Choice liquors of all kinds at
prices most reasonable.
CM '.SI l tf 0.ti:i A4(tltln C., Ck(
Dear Cousin linns:
You Remember I vas nromo
dcr Muck Mercantile Co., (or Hero
ishncss or Komctingslike derCnrtie
gic mednlsl Veil, I lmf ntiodcr pro
inotionitit'S already. You see, w
sell our shoes so cheap uud they nrc
so good that nil dcr peoples they
find him ottd pretty quick uiul it
keeps tin yttmpiiig worser ns a hop'
nergrass. Veil, one day a pretty
frnulclu enmed triillpping in yust
ns bright uud schvect as dcr dog
fennel after a summer rains, uud
mine heart yust yumped my mouth
oud pretty nigh, but I shut Him up
quick uud swallow a couple of times
already uud vnitcd outler Iratiietti
but I vas considerably flnstrntionet!
uud I put her right foot iu tier
wrong shoe uud her foot vot vus
left iu tier odcr und she vcurcd dein
that vny und it made her vat you
call "'pigeons-toed," und she earned
back to Mr. Muck und made a big
holler und saldt: "Yust look vat
your liddle Yertuan clerk did mit
my fects." Und Mr.Muck vas very
sorry uud said he would haf to dis
ciplination me und pretty quick pro
motioned me to der grocery depart
tuent to sell algs 'cause der vasn't
any rights und lefts. Veil, dot vas
all right. Ve haf a splendid line 0
all kinds of groceries, coffees, teas
cereals, spices und grocers' sundries
und they are strictly fresli und sold
at the lowest possible prices. Come
und see me with the
Phone, Richmond 831
City.of St. Johns
Sealed proposals will be received by
tne unuersmued at uis otnee in tne city
hall at St. Johns, Oregon, until Tuesday,
August 16, 1910, at six o'clock p. m, for
sale at not less than par value and accrued
interest of improvement bonds of the
city of 8t, Johns, Oregon, (the same to be
issued uy autnonty 01 urntnance wo. 30b)
lor tne wnoie or any part 01 six tuousaud
Said bonds will be issued In denomi
nations of f 500.00 each payable ten years
irom uate, ocing coupon doiius, bearing
six per cent interest payable semi-an
nually, aud subject to all the conditions
imposed, directed and stipulated by
what is known as the "Bancroft Bond-
he act," under which act as amended.
saui uonus are issued.
' 1 , 1
The right is reserved to reject any or
A. M. BSSON,
Published in the St. Johus Review
July 39 and August 5 and 13, 1910.
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS.
In order to Insuro a change of ad
vertisement the copy for such change
should reach this office not later than
Wednesday, at 3 o'clock p. m. Please
remember this and cava the printer
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ana keap pcxtsd o& the doings ot
For Cooking and Lighting
The St. Johns Gns Company has added a fine line
of cooking and lighting appliances. Every gas range
sold is connected to piping free. Now is the time to
use gas for your cooking and avoid standing over a hot
stove. Safe, convenient, clean, and a saver of time and
trouble. Cheaper than wood, lasts longer and goes
farther. Vulcan range is the best. Let us sell you one.
St. Johns Gas Company
BEST BY TEST
A. UNGER, Sole Agent
103 N, Jerbey street, next to the Pcniubula Bank
LOOK FOR THE BIG YELLOW SIGN
Special prices to church parties, socials, etc.
Phone Richmond n
QUEEN OF THE NORTHWEST RESORTS
Near the Mouth of tiis Columbia River on the Washington Coast
The Place to Spend Your
Twenty-five Miles of Magnifi
cent Beach, Level Compact and
Many thriving and tidy communities, delightful hotel, cottage, teut and
camp life, nil the comforts ot home and the healthful, Invigor
ating recreation of the seaside surf bathing, fishing,
clam digging, beach bonfires, riding, racing,
hunting, strolls aud drives through pic
turesque wooded headlands
Reduced Rates from all parts
Oregon Railway and Navigation Co,
Season Rate: From Portland Round Trip, $4.00
Three Day Saturday to Monday Rate, $3.00
Purchase tickets and make reservations at City Ticket Office, Third and
Washington streets, 1'ortland, Oregon, or inquire of any
O. R. & N. agent elsewhere for information
Wm. McAlURRAY, General
SpoWans, Portland & Seattle Railway,
LEAVING ST. JOHNS.
Inland Umpire ttzprtss, 9:13 . m.; (or Chicago,
Walla, rim, Roosevelt. Granddallca. Golden.
dale. White Salmon, Stcrcnaua, Vancouver and
North Bank Limited, jus P m-i tor Chicago St.
taul, Omaha. Kanaai city, St. touu, bpokane,
Columbia River Local, 4:50 p. m.i lor Vancouver,
Camaa, wnuc ttaimon. ujie. tiranuoaues.uma
and alt intermediate atationa.
AKR1VINO AT ST. JOHNS
Inland Kmplrc Kxpreai. 7:47 p, m.; IromChlca-l
go. bt. raut, umana. nansat vny, oi. i.ouu,
RitivUle Und. Paaco.
allea, White Salmon, liter.
North Bank Limited, 74 a. m.; from Chicago,
St. Paul. Omaha, Kmul City, bt. Louii. Walla
Walla. Paico. Koocvclt, CrandJallea, White
Calmon, Bteventon, Vancomtr and interme
Columbia Kivcr Local 11 o'clock noon ; (rom Cliffs,
uranatMiica, liomcnaaie, 1.71c wnue baimon,
Catnaa, Vancouver and all Intermediate ata
tlont. AU train atop lor paaaenscra. OIctODn
all night. Tickets 00 sale lor alt point a.
u. m. Cornell, Agent.
of Oregon and Washington
Passenger Agent, Portland, Ore.
Northern Pacific Railway
LKAVINO ST. JOHNS
Not th Coast Litn Ited via Pngct Sound 10.30 a. m
North Coatt Limited via North K.nk .. .
Atlantic Kxpreta via Puget ound ijsjj a. m!
Atlantic Hiurcis via North Bank a. m.
Twin City Kxprcu via Pugtl Sound 1:50 p. m.
Twin City Hzprcai via North Bank 7:j p. m.
Kaatern tixprea via lliget Sound . . !: a. m.
Kattern Kxprcsavia North Bank -....9.-13 a m.
Mo- River tixpreas via North Bank . 7:15 p. m.
Portland. Tacoma & Seattle Kxprea. 75 a. m..
lor Grnyt Harbor. Olytnpia and South Bend
Puget Sound Limited. j:si p. m.l Grays Harbor
and South Bend Branches.
Yacolt Passenger ...rjo p. w.
ARRIVING AT&T, JOHNS
North Coast Limited via North Bank - 7147 p, m
North Coast Limited via Puget Sound t.JJ a. m
No, Pacific Kxprcsa via North Bank 7:17 a, m
No. Pacific Ks press via Puget Sound 6:4s p. m
Pacific hx press via North usuk - .7147 p. m
Pacific Kxprcsa via Puget Sound 6. j3a. m
, Western Express via North Bank - .. 7147 p. m
, Western Express via Puget Sound ico p. ta
Mo. Klvrr Express via North Bank 7:17 a. ta
! Mo. KUer Express via l'uxtt bound p. m
1 Portland. Tacoma & Seattle Kxpre . . ial p. at
from uiympla, South Bend and Grayt Harbor
Puget Sound Limited fcsS p, m
Yacolt Passenger --, rtjoa.u
' ' ' " 0. M, Coradl, A(st.