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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
DY A. W. MARKLE
rubllflhod Evory Friday
At 117 West Uurllngton Btreot.
Tint Krvikw Is entered nt post office
In Saint Tolini. Orciron, ns Mini) matter
of the second class under the Act of Con
ress of Mnrcli 3, 1879.
Official Mippr of tha CUT of Bt Jshni.
Subscription prlco $1.00 por yoor
San b'rancisco citizen, 10G years
old. died smoking- we sincerely
hone the sinokiiiu ended when lie
left the earth.
Economy the Watchword
A woman received $11,000 damn
ge.s for injuries incurred while sen
.sick. Some are willing to die with
out ovor thinking of damages
The mayor of an Ohio city has
refused nn increase of nay on the
tirotind that the present salary
imoiieh. This is truly, ns it has
liuen called, the hour of wonders.
There is in Delaware a young
mail who conijiltiins that his wife is
huiug made miserable because every
woman lie meets wains 10 kiss mm.
He might try raising n beard or eat
Todnv the crotindhog sees his
shadow, and will no doubt like this
L'lorlous weather mi well that he
will conclude (o remain out ncrma
naueiitly tiud regret that he did not
coittu out Mioner.
A medical journal says that
women sre jimtifiwl in using miut
mid nowder. Very uraceful of the
modioli journal, in view of the fncl
that they will continue to use them
whether they are jinmiicu or not
Queer, how a girl who nearly
faint when btouuht into contact
with h caterpillar will snuggle up to
11 young mini wearing one of those
fum' lints, Mays the JoIiiinIowii I.cii
dur. Ve. brother, it is queer, and
in iiinuy cum. there is little or noth
ing tiiidur the hat. Ex.
Tlie first issue of the Pacific Odd
I'ullow under its new owner and wl
itor, I). N. llyerlev, made its tip
iKHirauce last week. It is now is
sued in newspaper style instead of
iiiagaxiuc form as heretofore. The
p;iK;r shows marked improvement,
iioth in originality and general
make-up, mm will 110 doulit prove
a txiteut factor in tiromotiug and
advancing Odd fellowship,
llyuilcc is a uewswper iiiau
yuins of exiwiieuce, mid an
lrullow for a deende or more.
Indue journal could not be in
tur hands. The office of publlca
tiou Is in the Ilolhrnok building.
We Iwlicve the city council did
a good net when it allowed the fire
duwitiiiviit $1000 r year instead
of $300 hs hetetofote. The fire
department of St. Johns is one of
the iiiiMtt efficient in the country,
and have ever shown nu eagerness
and willingness to get to a fire in the
slioitent sNtcvof time, whether they
ImpH!iitl to be dressed in their best
clothe or not. How many thous
ands of dollurs have been saved
through their untiring efforts can
not be estimated. This money will
unable them to employ a man to look
after the upparatitK in good shape
without iitiMMiiig iiM)ii some uieiu
hur and will aid in replacing ruined
ulothinu at time of fire. Oregon
City, with a smaller imputation,
Kiy the department $285 peruioiith.
lrew cities the sieof St. Johns jmy
lutjs than f 100 ier mouth toward
maintaining an efficient fire dcKirt
moiit. The lioys are worthy of the
"raise," and we aie glad they have
The I.eup Year social given at
the home of Mrs. M. O. Oversteeet
lat Monday evening by the Young
Muu's class of the Christian Ilible
school was undoubtedly the great
U mectm socially of any given
during the mouth. The girls were
n little timid at first when it enme
to asking the lioys for favors, but
thoy soon got over that.
The young ladies have promised
to go one better at their next enter
tainment; everyone should keep on
the lookout for it so hs nut to miss
nn opportunity i-f being present.
1 lie young men held their bust
nut meeting 1 uesday evening, at
which time they elected au entiiely
new set ot otneers tor the ensuing
Econotnv in the niannecinent of
the office will hs the aim of V. C.
North, candidate for sheriff of Mult
nomah county, provided he is elect
ed to that position, He is certain
he can save the taxpnycrs of this
county a lnrg; sum of money each
At the present time the deputies
of the county assessor compile the
assessments, another force of iuex
perienced deputies are then employ
ed by the county clerk to extend the
tax roll and still another force of
inexperienced deputies is hired by
the sheriff to collect the taxes. The
result of all this is plain. There is
loss of time and consequently loss
money to the taxpayers. There are
also questions put to the men who
are collecting the taxes which they
possibly cannot answer ns they do
not understand them and the result
is that the taxpayers nrctold to in
terview the county assessor or some
other official. After being buffeted
about from one to nuother the tax
payer gives up in disgust without
gaining the information he desires
in regard to his taxes.
North would change this system
and promises the voters that he
will endeavor to co-operate with
the county assessor and county
clerk in ndopting nn entiiely new
policy in this work. He would
tnkc the deputies from the county
assessor's office when they have
completed the assessments, and
place them nt work extending the
tax rolls. Iking acquainted with
the books nud the assessments this
work would progress much more
accurately and satisfactorily than
if nu entire new force of deputies
was employed by the county clerk.
After the tax rolls had been extend
ed, he would take the .same force
of deputies which made up the as
sessments and extended the tax
roll and put them at work collect-
ug the taxes. Knowing how they
had assessed the proiierty, anv
question put to them by the tax-
tKiyers could lie siieedily answered
and endless confusion avoided.
In this manner the work of as
sessing, extending the tax' roll and
collecting the taxes could be done
more elhcieutly and much more
quickly nud nt a great saving to
the taxpayers, nud nt the same
time give the general public an op
portunity of securing information
of their taxes that is due them,
promptly nud correctly.
Methodist Church Notes
The public hns nu opportunity
to hear the natiou-reiiowiied Clar
ence True Wilson at the Pioneer
M. E. Church Sunday, I'eb. -it li
at 1 1 n. 111. Dr. Wilson might wel
be termed the tciuixiraucc Demos
thenes of the present century. The
M. E. church has made this silver
tougued orntor its national secretn
1 he txistor will preach ns usual
in the evening. The sermon Inst
Sunday morning from 1 Cor. 13:5
I.ovc Thiuketh 110 Evil" touched
some of the vital questions of the
tiny. The pastor snid this phrase
"thiuketh no evil ' is much abused
in the minds of men. I.ovc. as
liviue quality in man, is not to
mud his eyes or shackle his judg
incut. I.ovc is a thinker, n work
er, au observer. Love is that in-
visible quality that determines the
course ot nctiou in life's vocations
The Ilible tells us of many kinds
ove. Paul says: " t he love of
money is the root ot nil evil," nud
that "Demns hath forsaken me hay-
ug loved this present world," Hut
the love spoken of in the text is
that which the apostle spake of
when he said; "I.ove workcth no
II to his neighbor." Thus au in
stilutiou must stand either for good
or for evil, according to the qua!
tty of love it maintains.
Jieiwecu 450 niut 500 women
from the various ladies' aids of the
M. E. churches of Portland met in
Taylor street church on January 17
1 he St. Johns church furnished 16
delegates. . All reported a very
noosaut and tirotitnolc occasion.
Stories of Success
tho:.:a3 f. ryan
mother at tha
tendor ago of
f.vo yearn, Thos.
F. ltynn'H bnttlo
began In' earn
est, Leaving his
1.1 tho nou'.h
in ado denotata
l.y tho roliolllon
at tho ago of 17,
too proud to
neck aid from
r 11 tn I I
jncniin, no uruveiy not out to mako
bin way In tho world. Ills first Mop
wan In llnltlmoro, Maryland. Way
after day ha nought employment.
Tlmo nftor tlmo was ho refused. At
last, In tho depths of despair, ho
found n vacancy In tho dry goods
liouso of John ft. Harry. JIo was
told to rcprrt for work tho next
morning. Kxprricnco had taught
Mm the dangers In delay. Calmly
removing Ms coat nnd hat, ho do
rlareil his Intention of beginning;
tho Job nt onco. After two years of.
tiervlec, attracted by Jils ability and
determination, Ms amployor otforeJ
Mm n position In tho banking liouso
Im hail established In Now York.
Uerp ho learned tho nrst principles
of ilnnnco and laid tho foundation
of Ms career nn an executive finan
cier. Ills marvolnus itucrcss, culmi
nating In a fortuno written In mil
lions. Is obviously dua to Ms Indom
Inltnbln will power and unrelenting
hi irrminniion. j. mno win power
to start a itnvings arcount In this
bank, 11 little determination to add
to It regularly, may nomo day mako
you a uiomus , itan.
4 per cent interest on Sav
incs Accounts and Time
Certificates of Deposits.
St. Johns, Oregon
Svi.vitsTKK Pkthhson, Pres.
A. R. Joints, Vice President
P. P. DuiNKitK, Cashier
C. H. Rt'.ssiti.i., Ass't Cashier
ORDINANCE NO. 453
A Hearty Social
A heartfelt invitation to enhenrten
you we bring;
Come, join a hearty social where
we'll have u heartsomu fling.
Regrets will be heart-rouding, so
consider well, nud come;
You'll surely find a imrtuer who'll
gjadly see you home.
This is an invitation to YOU to a
Valentine 500 Social to be given by
Kaurelwood Rebekahs Wednesday
ovoning, February 14th, nt I. 0.
0. P. Hall. Don't mhw it.
Tim St. Johns Moat Market puts
up the. botit syrvieg ruy! choicest
and chenpufit meats.
Mr. and Mrs. 1). P. Ilorsuinn
gave n party in honor of their son,
Arthur's fifteenth's birthday Fri
day evening, January 19th. The
home was tastefully decorated with
roses uuil Oregon grnpe for the oc
casion. The young folks euioved
themselves immensely in playing
games, cntet ot wlilcn was progres
sive nngliug. Ksther Pitterer won
the first prize, and Clarice Wilson
captured the second prize. The
party was a complete surprise to
Arthur, but he fully appreciated
, ,1 I..,
mm wiuroiiKiny enioyett we cele
bration of his fitteeuth birthday
After the various games had been
indulged in for some time, all re
paired to the dining room, where
au elegant oirtimay supper was
served. Those present nt this oc
casion, which was declared to be
one of the pleasnntcst nud most en
joyable parties they had ever at
tended, were: Gladys Saluioud,
Hstlter Pitterer, Olive Pyeatt, Clar
ice Wilson, l'earl bneed, Mabel
Hughes, Russell Poff, David Howe,
Glenn Wright, I.ouis Duiistuore,
Cornel Valentine and Dasket so
cial. I. 0. 0. P. building, Peb. 14
by the M, 1?. Choir. itc
Notice of Cost of Improvemen
Notice It hereby given Hint the nines
meat for the Improvement of Crawford
street from ll.ittiinore street to Pittsburg
street, the total cost o( which is
li.au.oo, wits declared liy Ordiiinncc
N'o. untitled "All ordinance dccliir
Ing the cost of improving Crawford
street fmm llnlthnore street to Pittsburg
street lu the city 01 ht. Johns. Oregon,
and usitessliii: the prowty hcncliled
thereby, declaring such assessment mid
directing the entry (if the tame in the
docket of eltv liens."
The cost o( said Improvement Is levied
Uxm all the lots, puts ol lots mm par
eels ol Hum wiiinti tlie boundaries 01 tin
district, as follows: Ilctwceii the easier
ly line of llnlthnore street nud the west
erlv line of riltsliarg street.
A statement of said assessment has
been entered hi the docket of city liens
Jauuarv M. iqi, nud said assessment
1 now due uud tiayulde at the office ol
the recorder of the city ol St. Johns, Or
l'oii. and will be dcliiuiuent nud bear in
iciest idler 1'cbrimry 9th, ion, and If
not Mld on or before March 1, iu
proceeding will hi taken for the collce
lion of tlie same by sale ol pruerty ns
provided by the city charter.
1 A. KICK,
Published in the St. Johns Review on
l'rlirunry 1 and 9, 1912.
City Primary Nominating
Notice Is hereby uiveu that on K.itur
day. the Jnd day of March, I9IJ, nt Ynl
eiitlue's Kent Kstnte Office nt corner of
South Jersey nnd Charleston streets, for
the l'ir.l Ward, nud at the City Hall for
tlie Second Ward, a Primary Nomluat
1 111; HUrlioil will Ih held, at which the
Republican nud Democratic parties will
etioote intnrcumiiuuicA tor cuy ouiccr
One City Recorder.
One City Treasurer.
One City Attorney.
Two Couiiclluien 1'irst Ward.
Two Couiiclluien Second Ward.
Three Councihiieii at Larue,
Snid election will be held nt twelve
o'clock iiixni, and will continue until 7
o'clock 01 saiii iiuy.
1'. A. KICK,
Published in the St. Johns Review on
Jamwry 26, Pebmary 2, 9, 16, 3j, 1912.
ASHAMED OF HER FACE
'i was nsliamiHl of my faco," wrlt'
Slim l'ti'kanl of North Carolina,
was all full of iiiml ami scar.
lfUT uulni; n, IX 11.
Iajohui 1 run xav that now tlirro Is
no Af ot tiiat Kcicnm ami that wan
thrm y.iirs hko."
TliU u but ono of thousanits of case 9
In which I. IV P. nan nlmply washnl
away tho Mn trouble, IX IX I.
ili'Hiinca tho sKln of tho germs of Ito
ufiiia, t'HorlasIs ami other serious sKIn
iUsitvH; utops tlm Itch Instantly, and
when used with IX IX IX mvu tho cures
Htm to ho iermauent. NothltiB lllio
1. U IV for tho complexion.
Trial bottlo H cents, enough to
lrovo tho merit of this wonderful rem
ixlv We oan also Klve you a full s!i
ttottle for II 00 on our Hbsoluto uar
nntee that If this very first bottlo fulls
to kIvo you relief It will cost you noth
ing. St. Johns Pharmacy i Jersey Street,
You are probably awnre that
nietiuiouin always results from a
cold, but you never heard of a cold
resulting in pneumonia when Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy was used.
Why take the risk when this remedy,!
1... 1 1 t ii . 1 1 . , 1
iimy ic imu luru inner rur saie ov
An Ordinance Declaring the
Cost of Improving Craw
ford Street Between Balti
more and Pittsburg Street
in the City of St. Johns,
Oregon, and Assessing the
Property Benefited There
by, Declaring Sucli As
sessment and Directing
the Entry of flic Same in
the Docket of City Liens.
The city of St. Johns does ordain as
That the council has considered the
protioscd assessment for improving Craw
ford street between llalthuorc street and
Pittsburg street, In the city of St.
Johns, Oregon, nnd all objections made
thereto, and hereby nsccrtaiuslctcrtuines
and declares he whole cost of said im
provement hi manner provided by Ordi
nance No. 430 to be the sum of f 2,234.00,
and that the siccial and peculiar benefits
accruing to each lot or ivirt there
of or parcel of land within the as
sessment district, by reason of said im
provement and in just proportion to such
benefits, arc in the respective amounts
set opriosite tlie number or description
of each lot or part thereof or parcel of
land in the following annexed assess
ment roll.nnd said assessment roll.wlilcli
is numbered 71, is hereby adopted and
approved rut the assessment for said Im
provement, and the recorder of the city
of St. Johns is directed to enter n state
ment of the assessment hereby made In
the docket of city Ileus, nnd cause notice
thereof lb be published ns provided by
charter, which assessment is as follows:
Lot Illock Addition
i 4. James Johns
1 J. 93
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This store is the only one in St. Johns that sells groceries exclusively.
Therefore, we arc in a position to keep our stock frcsli and the best
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NORWEGIAN PATRONAGE SOLICITED
A. B. LINDBOE
111 West Burlington Street
CITY OF ST. JOHNS
Passed by the council this 30th day of
Approved by the mayor this 30th day
of January, 1912.
K. C. COUCH,
Attest: V. A. KICK,
Published in the St. Johns Kcrlcw on
I'eb. 2, 1912.
It Is resolved by the city of St. Johns,
That, whereat, 011 the 21st day of
March, 1911, the warrants were drawn
and ready for delivery to the pirtles en
titled to the same in the matter of oieu
Ing of Richmond street to a uniform
width of sixty (60) feet, between Willis
boulevard nud Columbia boulevard in
In the city of St. Johns.
Now, therefore, be It resolved that said
Richmond street from Willis lioulcvnrd
to Columbia Iwulcvnrd with the Ixnimlu
ries thereof ns described by the city en
gineer of said city in the said condem
nation proceeding ns ertaln to Illock
"A" of Severance Addition to said city,
be, nud is hereby, declared to be n pub
lic street nud highway, and to be open
and established according to such plans
and lwiiiuUrles from anil after said 21st
day of March, 1911.
Ami the city engineer of said city of
St. Johns Is hereby directed to prepare
nud file for record hi the oflice of the
county clerk of Multnomah county, Ore
gon, n copy of this resolution Inscribed
on nu accurate plat of said street anil the
piopcriy so appropriated lor ssiii puuuc
Adopted by the council this 23d day of
1'. A. KlUK,
rablislied In the St. Johns Review 011
Peb, 2 nud 9, 1912.
Not tho labsl on your paper.
Scaled proposals will be rccclfeil by
the undersigned at his office lu the city
hall of St. Johns, Oregon, until 6 p. m.,
Peb. 6, 1912, for the sale of not less than
ptr nud accrued interest of Improvement
bonds of the city of St. Johns, Oregon.
Same to be issued under Ordinance No,
450 for the whole or any part of f 25,
joo. Said bonds to be dated Dec, 1,
1911, nud lulled in denominations of
I500 each, Miible ten years fmm date,
same being cotiK)ti Ixnids bearing Inter
est at six per cent, payable tciul-aiiuu-ally,
nud subject to nil the conditions
Imposed, directed nud stipulated hy sec
tion 131 of the chnrterof the city of St.
All inns must be nccotiipauicn oy nccr
Illicit ciiecK lor two jicr cent 01 in
amount, said check to be tuvahle to th
cltv of St. Johns, to which It will revert
as ilamnL'cs lu case ttarlv to whom lxinds
arc awarded fails to accept nud xty for
name within 1 j nays irom acceptance 01
inn. Money to oe pun mm nouns ue
livcred at St, Johns, Multnomah county
The right Is reserved by the council to
re cct any nun nu inns.
1'. A. RICH,
Published in the St. Johns Review 011
January 19, 2d mm I'ebrtmry 2, 1912.
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