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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
Published Ever Friday
At 117 West Burlington Street.
DY A. W. MARKLE
TnR Rkvirw Is entered nt post office
In Saint Johns, Oregon, as mall matter
of the second dims under the Act of Con
grass of March 3, 1879.
CH&dU Mswipspsr of lbs Olty f St. John,
Joi Prtntln sifeuUd la flrit-lau slrl.
tUlli lor Jab Vlnllof caib on dtllTtrr.
Subscription prlos $1.00 par ysar.
After "scuttling theship," watch
the ones responsible for the net
leave the sinking v "sel.
It is n wonder that the world
docs not cease to move. Teddy has
not spoken for nt least fifteen
It would rnthcr surprise some of
the "wise guys If the proposed
new union depot would be located
on the cast side. Yet it is n possi
City Attorney Collier's opinion
ns to the legality of the recent an
nexation election was as could only
be expected. He drew up the pe
tition for the "nnncxcr.s nud could
scarcely now consistently decide
that he was wrong in the first in
stance, With President Hurlbert, Secrc
tnryCook, Chief High Priest A. T.
Holdeu of the Portland nud St.
Johns Annexation club and W. h.
Plummcr leaving the city, nnd J. S.
Downey, big stnudnrd bearer, medi
tating leaving for Mexico ns soon
ns he can dispose of his property,
it would be n splendid time to hold
another election upon annexation.
Strange how some folks tell of the
glorious paradise that will spread
it. self out upon annexation, nud then
pack up nud leave before their
ilrwmis materialize. Doesn't it make
those who remain suspicion that
there is n "nigger in the woodpile"
Since the annexation proposition
will take a back sent for some time
yet nt least, would it not be well to
turn our attention to seeming a
public park for St. Johns? The
proposition of purchasing part of
the Copies and Harris tracts for
this purpose has been ctltioucd for
and will come up nt n special elec
tion or terhaps lie over until the
April election next year. In the
meantime, the subject should be
given considerable thought so that
nil may be prepared to vote intelli
gently when the time comes for so
doing. A roadway to the Swift
territory is another feature that
From the Telegram
Will the liquor interests attempt
to increase the number of saloons
in this city by going to St. Johns
and obtaining saloon licenses before
that municipality officially becomes
a part of the city of Portland next
This question is being discussed
in city hall circles because many in
quirks arc being made in regard to
saloon licenses in St. Johns, antl be
cause of the probability that there
will be no opposition to the vote of
the residents of that district for an
ncxation to Portland, which was
taken nt the recent election. The
law provides that St. Johns must
become a part of the city of Port
laud with nil its appurtenances,
which will mean that all the ex-
istinc saloon licenses as well as
other existing concessions nnd obli
gntious must be ncccptcd by this
city. There is now nothing in the
wny for St. Johns to issue nny nit m
bcr of saloon licenses it is said, be
fore July 1, 191 1, when it will be
come n part of Portland, and these
licenses will continue to exist. After
the annexation hns been complete,
these licenses enn then be transfer
red to locations nt nnv noint in
Portland where the liquor interests
desire to establish saloons.
At present the saloons in this
city nre limited to their present
number, or until the Government
census shows that there is one
saloon for each 500 inhabitants.
When the population exceeds 500
for each saloon, nil additional li
cense may be granted for each ad
ditional 500 people. Au ordinance
is now finding hcfqro the council
to limit the saloons to their present
number until such time ns there are
one for each 1000 inhabitants nnd
it is probable that the measure will
pass nt the next meeting of the
council. Tliis would shut out the
liquor interests from obtaining nny
more saloons from the council of
this city, but it would be nu easy
matter to obtain licenses in St.
Johns before annexation shall take
effect nnd they then could be
transferred to any place where it is
desired by the liquor interests to
The situation is causing much
conjecture, nnd it is said thnt nu
effort will be made Ijy ollicials of
this city to block any movement of
the liquor interests to increase the
number of saloons in Portland by
such a coup.
Local and Otherwise ordinance no. 33s.
Fresh milk, buttermilk and cream
for sale at Frank Clark's.
Harry F,. Wagoner is building
two cottages on Willis boulevard.
Subscribe for the- St. Johns Hovlow
and koop pentad' on tho doings of
You got full weight and
quality at tho Control markot.
An Ordinance Dcoiaring the
Cost of Improving Tyler
Street from the Southerly
Side Line of Jersey -Street
to the Southerly Side Line
of Crawford Street in the
Citv of St. Johns, and ns-
sessine the Property Bene
fited Thereby, Declaring
Such Assessment and Di
recting the Entry of the
Same in the Docket of City
Paid in Capital . . . $25,000.00
Liability under National
Banking Laws - 25,000.00
Surplus and Profits . . 5,000.00
All the stores arc putting on holi
day attire. Christmas novelties arc
to be seen in fine display.
Dr. A. S. Douglass has moved
with his family from St. Johns to
338 Union avenue, Portland.
Miss Lillian S. Perkins, teacher
of vocal music and elocution. 402
Crcsliam, corner Charleston.
For plain sewing and children's
clothes call on Mrs. South, No.
1 819 Willamette Boulevard.
There is hardly n house vacant
in St. Johns at present. New peo
ple arc pouring in here continually.
The City of St,
Johns docs onlalu as
That the council has considered the pro
posed assessment for improving Tyler
street from Tcrscv street to thesouth line
of Crawford street in the city of St.Johns,
nud nlloblectlotis umdc thereto. mid here
by nsccrtalns.dc tenuities niul declares the
whole cost of said Improvement in the
manlier provided by ordinance JOo to be
the sum of 6o67.6o and that the special
and peculiar benefits accruing to each
lot. or part thereof or parcel of laud
within the assessment district, by reason
of said Improvement and in just propor
tion o such benefits, arc in the respect
ive amounts set opposite the number or
description of each lot, or part thereof or
parcel 01 land, in trie lonowing an
nexed assessment roll, and said assess
ment roll, which Is numbered 34i is
hercbv adopted and approved as the as
sessment for said Improvement, nud the
recorder ol the city of St. Johns Is direct
ed to enter n statement of the assessment
T, . . 1 , hereby made In the docket of city Ileus
I have customers to buy houses L,i ...,. nrr thereof to he published
and lots 011 installments. What as provided by charter, which
have you to list? S. L. Doblc, no "'cut is at follows:
Should be ns neat aud
graceful as possible but
they should uot cost too
Our Prices Are Right
Wc have some bargains iu
Second Haud Furniture.
CHARTER OAK Heaters
Bargnius iu Second Haud
St. Johns Furniture
"CASH or CREDIT."
N. Jersey street.
The drlvcrsof different vehicles,
Ins well as others, arc grateful for
the street improvements that St.
Johns is1 continually getting.
M. Roland, who formerly lived
here and conducted a blacksmith
shop, has returned and is working
nt the woolen mills at his trade.
Lot 7 block 31
11 f 11 I,
I , .11 II
II II II
W. P. Shepard has taken control
of the Central hotel, and promises
to conduct it iu first class style iu
every way. Mr. Shepard has had
considerable experience in the busi
ness nud will 110 doubt make n suc
cess of his new undertaking.
New Perfection oil heaters. Air tight wood heaters from
55.75 to $8.35. Cast lined wood heaters from $10 to $13.35.
Combination wood nud coal heaters from $10 to $1.1.50.
Stove boards from 65c to $1.50. Florentine design.
We will be pleased to show you our Hue. Knamcl ware and
high grade tools.
l'Mtik btodenmcier sintered n
fnltiful bruise on his hand last
week at the woolen mill nud has
not been able to work since the ac
Lot 7 block 26
Hendricks Hardware Co.
Regular services at First Baptist
church next Sunday. Sun day
school ion. m.; I). V. P. U. 6:30
I p. m, Sermons 11 and 7:30 p. in.
Sec nd. for subjects.
Wauled To borrow $500, at I
eight per cent. Security, first mort
gage on desirable Whitwood Court
property valued at 1500.' Address
"R" this office.
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For sale by Any Real Estate Dealer in St. Johns
50x100 foot lots for $5 cash and $5 monthly
Water mains now laid to every lot in 1910 Addition. School house and
carline only two blocks from plat. All streets graded at Company's ex
pense. There are now 13 houses building on 1910 Addition. You can
arrange for building material on motnhly terms.
Why pay rent any longer when you can own your home and pay for it out of
your monthly earnings? For further information, phone Columbia 80.
There is a time nnd a place for
all thiugs. Now is the time aud
you will find the place at 1 1 1 South
Jersey street to hare your clothing
cleaned and pressed.
it you want to buy, rent, sell or
exchange property sec Wolcott,
(The Rent Man.) St. Johns Office,
401 South Jersey. Portland Office,
345 Washington Street. Phouc
Sidewalks iu which washed ma
terial is used are the kind that
never have to be takeu up. They
have the lasting qualities. Put
down by the St. Johns Sand &
Gravel Co. Phone Richmond 1571.
Lot 1 block if Miner's mldllIou...f 8.33
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Kejwit of the condition ot the
Peninsula Bank at St.Johns
U the State of Oreiron. nt the cloic of
business Nov. 10, 1910:
Loans mill discounts Il60.818.4t
Overdrafts, secured A uusee'd 374.31
Ilomls, securities, etc ' 5,316,73
Hanking home, furniture ami
iixturcs ,. 3,318.93
Due from approval
Checks ami other
cash items 633.36
in); iioum; 1,910.03
Cash on hand 15.876,91
Capital stock jmIiI hi 50,000.00
Surplus fund 6,000.00
undivided proms, less expen
se ami taxes paid 3,063,40.
Dividends unpaid 164.00
subject toclicck 135,473.90
of depot t 1.848.16
Certified Checks 3,050.00
Outlier's checks out. . , .
savings deposit,.. 35,554.57
Lot 1 block 18 St. Johns II'tsAil'n 39
should have iiumedintc attention.
Nuilhur should the free ferrv prop
osition be allowed to slumber.
Whuthur we couiolidntv with Port
laud or not next July, these things
nre uuvdud nud we cnu help our
selves just ns well ns others enn do
it for us. Albinn bonded htTM-df
heavily before consolidation, nud
there is no reason why we should
not do likewise. Mot of us will
remain iu St. John for years to
come, and while we may differ with
one another aw to the virtue of con
solidation, there should be 110 differ
ence of opinion iu regard to secur
ing the things we need and should
haw. Whether the vote stands ns
recorded Inst week, or whether it i
eventually thrown out by the
courts, we should still work hur
mouiously to secure those things
wluch would inure to our bene
According to City Attorney Col
lier's opinion regarding the legality
oi the vote upon annexation, this
city will become n part of Portland
the first day of next July, lie also
stated that it might be difficult to
sell bonds on a jmrk, sidetrack to
the dock, etc., on that account. If
this is true, St. Johns cnu expect
little along the line of public im
provement for years to come. Mayor
bimou is now advocating economy
iu public improvements, nnd the
ones petitioned for will rightfully
receive attention before St. Johns
can expect anything. We under
stand, however, that Albinn bonded
herself heavily after a vote ii)oh
annexation had been takeu in the
affirmative aud before annexation
really took place, if this is true,
why should we not take u chuiice
It is rumored that KuUky, the
fugitive forger, has been captured
A Quiet Wedding
A very pleasant wedding oc
curred nt the home of Mrs. Myrtle
Weeks on Willamette boulevard
last Monday nt 4:30 p. 111. The con
tracting partie. were Mr. Charles
W. Wakefield of Dryad, Wash.,
and Mrs. Kosaliiia 1,. Trnsk, who
bus made her home with Mis.
Weeks for some time' past.
In the presence of a number of
guests, friends of the bride, the
ceremony was informed nud the
twain became liitfabntid nud wife.
After congratulations the bridal
party took their departure by auto
mobile for Portland, whence they
intend to go to their new home nt
Dryad, Wash. V, N. Saudifer offi-cinted.
The building committee of school
district No. 2 will receive bids un
til November 10, 1010, for grading,
erecting retaining wall nud walks
for the high school grounds. Plans
and specifications may be .seen at
the clerk's oflico. Per order Hoard
J. K. TANCH, Clerk.
I,os Angeles 5-room cottage for
St. Johns property, either improved
6-room house at Rodoudo beach
ueur I.os Angeles, for Portland
vicinity projerty. See
S. W. ROGKRS,
Phone Jersey 94 1 309 No. Jersey
On all Millinery Goods at the
A splendid line of the choicest
Up-To-Date hats to select from
Also a well selected line of Fur
Muffs and Shawls.
Eiler Pianos for sale. Prize
checks can be used on all Pi
anos. MRS. A.. STUCKER
41 8 Jersey St.
AU our moats nre- government ln
pcte1 p id the best that money can
jr are neatly and careful
...u.'.. Co mo in and leave your
ordor for free delivery. Ward's
Proach tho gospel of BU Johns.
of all kinds yield quickly
DR. H. 0. BROWN
Office nud Residence, 415
Kellogg Street. 1 block
East of Postoffice
Hours 1:30 to 7:00 p. in.
35 Miner's Add'n ,
State of Oregon, I
Lounty 01 .Muittiomali, "
I. Clmrtrs A. Wood, raililer nf tlir
sIkjvc named hunk, do solemnly swear
Hint the above statement Is true to the
best of 111 knowledge ami lllef.
tuanesA. wood, Cashier.
RtllrtCrlltcd ami sworn to hrfore me.
this the 17th day of Nov., 1910.
uco. J. rcrkins, Notary Public,
Multnomah county, Ore.
Correct Attest: M. I,. Holbrook,
Kooert Treat I'latt,
Report of the condition of the
First National Bank
st St. Johns, in the state of Oreeon. at
thcclokcot business Nov. 10, 1910:
Loans and discounts tiii.8.f
Overdrafts, secured & unsec'tl 78.47
U.b. bonds to sccurecirculatioii 35,000.00
Premiums on U. S. bonds 750.00
Ilonds, Securities, etc 16.033.31
Bankinj; house, furn(ture and
Due from State and
Private Hanks, and
Hankers, Trust Com
pa 11 lei and Savings
Due from approved re
serve agents,., 33.37i.67
Checks and other
cash Items 027.10
Notes of other Na.
tionsl Dank qk.oo
rracuonai paper cur-rency.iickels.ceuts
Lawful money reserve
in bank. vU:
Specie . .
Keuetnptlon fund witti
u. &. treasurer (S
perct, of circulation)
Total of assessment I6.067.60
owning paper ou
the Telegram best
tiia coast. See
How Is Your Title?
Have your ubstracts made, con-
timtetl or examined at the Peninsu
la Title, Abstract and Realty Co
Accurnte work. Reasonable fees.
II. Henderson, Muuager, 120 North
tflttfc There will be work in
dp' the initiatory degree next
Monday night aud we
would like to have all the boys
come out. There will be a good
time aud you can't afford to miss it.
C. P. Gates, R. S.
I will offer for sale to the right
cash bidder on Saturday, December
10, at 10 o'clock a. m., at the front
door of the St. Johns Furniture Co.
at bt. joims, Oregon, one cottage
organ 10 sausty storage charges.
11 A. M.
The Kind of a Revival We Need
Conrad L. Owen, Pastor
7:30 P. M.
' Attention, Please
Ladies who wish plaiu sewinir
done at very reasonable rates, call
on Maggie Undefhill, 229 West
The Scribe who was Desciple.
Cor. Chicago 4 Laonard Sti.
A. M. ESSON, Recorder
Passed by the council this l lth day of
Approved by the mayor this 15th day
10 novemoer. 1910,
J. V. HENDRICKS,
Attest; A. M. ESSON,
Published iu the St. lohns Review
November 18, igio,
308 Ablngton Bldg.
Office Hours: 9 to 12 m., 1 t.05 p.m.
and treatments at residence. 118
union Ave., evenings.
Phones: Office. Main u8: Resi
dence, Hast 4092.
Proach the gospel ot St. Johns.
Capital stock paid in..,., 35,000.00
unuivioeti pronts, less expen
ses and taxes naid 6.068.01
National bank notes outstand'g 35,000.00
subject to check... io.6o8.87
of deposit Ii.d07.t6
Time deposits 38,383.91
Ceitified checks iio.oo
Cashier' checks out-
State ot Oregon, I .
County of Multnomah M - . j .
I, P. P. Drinker, cashier of the above
named bank, do solemnly su-rar that th
above statement is true to the best of ray
knowledge and belief. .
I'. I'. Drinker, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn' to Ix-fnr'p me
this 17th day of Nov., 1910.
Henry Henderson, Notary Public,
Multnomah county, Ore.
correct Attest: A. K. lobes,
Work for t Greater 8t Jobu.