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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
BY A. W. MARKLE
Published Every Friday
At 117 West Burlington Street.
Tun KKVIKW Is entered nt post office
in Snint Johns, Oregon, as mnil tnnttcr
of the second class under the Act of Con
gress of Mnrch 3, 1879,
OfflcUl Niwiptptr of th City of St. Johni,
Subscription prion $1.00 par year.
Arbor Day mid n due observance
thereof, was suggested at the ladies
Auxiliary at its last meeting. It
takes place April 12, so that there
is not much time to lose. Kvcry
residence street and grounds, pub
lic or private, is enhanced in value
and improved in beauty and com
fort by the use and adornment of
trees, and for this reason each per
son should feel an interest in giving
it their individual attention.
One year from todny the presi
dent will hnve been inaugurated
just eleven days. Who will it be?
That is the question now agitating
the public mind, but November
will soon roll around, and March
4th will follow soon thereafter. In
the meantime let the wheels of in
dustry continue revolving nnd busi
ness keep on growing, trustfully as
Nil red that our country is safe and a
still greater and more promising fu
ture is in store for it.
It doesn't seem as if the county
court is treating this city right iii
regard to the free ferry. It agreed
to oficratc the old boat until the
new one is ready to be placed in
comtniNsiou, but no attempt has been
made to do this. It is ti tie that
the approaches needed fixing, and
that it waH necessary to drive pil
ing wider amrt to admit the wider
boat that is being built. Vet need
this interfere very materially with
operating the old boat at the same
time? As is usual, the county work
is dragging along mighty slow, and
if it is ucccflmiry to wait until it
complete the two approaches and
sm, it in doubtful if a free ferry
will be in oeratioti inside of six
weeks. Surely a shaking up in the
county comuiiHHiouers' officers would
not be out of order. (Since the
above was in type the county court
has agreed to have the old boat in
commission by Wednesday. Kd.)
Stories of Success
A name that
will live long
of Rreater pro
tension nro for
Kotton Is Hint of
tho noblo found
er of tho New
Premier of ed
itors and first
to establish tho
f riper, tho most
amotis flguro In
nallam was noraro urceicy.
All throiiifh Ufa his film was to
promote tho good nnd prevent tho
Ifo supported every movement
which seemed to tend toward right
He abhorred debt.
"If you hnvo but flfty cents" said
this Brent mnn, "buy n peck of corn,
parch It nnd llvo on It rather than
owe n dollnr.
Tho young man who early begins
to navo Is fairly on tho road to
A navlngs account ts better than
thr reputation of being a spender.
Deposits of ono dollar and up
wards nro recilved hero, nnd With
Interest compounded scml-nnnunlly
It Is rcmnrknhla bow your savings
account will Increase.
Htnrt today and tomorrow thank
4 per cent interest on Sav
ings Accounts and Time
Certificates of Deposits.
St. Johns, Oregon
Svi.vnsTim PitTHHSON, Pres.
A. R. Joints, Vice President
h'. P. DiuNKitu, Cashier
C. 11. Russiti.r., Ass't Cashier
Open Hours: 1:00105:30 and 710 9:30 p. m
According to the city papers the
socialis or I. W. W.'s played a
a very .scurvy trick upon Baden
Powell, the great Hoy Scout organ
i.ur and promoter, Satuiday. Ily
cat calls and liise his meeting
held in the Gipsy Smith audito
rium was disturbed to such an ex
tuul that it was almost impossible
to hear what he had to my. The
firNl melitioiied strongly advocate
and demand free and undisturbed
speech in Portland, but it seems
they believe this wune free and tin
disturbed kihiccIi should be reserv-
til e.NchiNively for their leaders nnd
MKMkeiit. During their line of
mnrch afterwards a io-ycar-old boy,
who emleavottsl to crow the street,
was' knocked down and his face
fannied Into utmost tiurecognia
billty by a couple of the marchers.
Vet they denounce in the fiercest
and iitiMt hysterical terms the out
raueti committed in Massachusetts.
The butler element of the Socialist
party must deplore the actions of
the "rough necks, " else there can
be 110 butter element in the party.
Portland, by the way, can well feel
proud of its police deimitmeut for
attempting to make
The regular oiouthly meeting of
the Commercial club held Wednes
day evening was unusually interest
ing and entertaining. Owing to
the absence of both the president
and vice president, J. N. Edlefscu
was elected to preside, which he did
in a capable and faultless manner.
A synopsis of the business trans
acted by the board of governors
during the past month was read.
It .showed a number of imortaut
matters taken tin and disposed of,
Seven new members were added to
John E. Grntkc, vice president
of the State Development League,
and also holding the same position
in the National Rivers and Harbors
Congress, was present upon invita
tion of his old friend, , P. Craw
shavv. He proved a ready, easy
and most pleasing speaker, and ad
vanced a number of valuable sug
gestions relative to the successful
woi king and ierpctuity of a com
mercial club. He extolled the vir
tues of St, Johns from its position
011 the map, likening it to Manhat
tan Island, New Vork city. Mr.
Oratke Mated that while its prog
ress could be greatly accelerated by
push and energy back of it, yet St.
Johns is bound to wax larger and
larger by reason of its environment.
He congratulated the club upon .se
curing the services of Mr. Craw
shaw, whom he has known for
years. His address was received
with close attention and pleasure.
As there has been .some dissatis
faction over the assessments of
property in some instances in St.
Among the most popular books
in tne library at present are three
slender little volumes by Arnold
Hemictt. The people who want
something to while nway the time
they must spend on the car like
these books for three reasons:
First, they are small enough to be
slipped into the pocket; second,
they are short enough to be read
through in an hour or so; third,
they arc so brightly and so wittily
written as to hold the attention
against distractions. Moreover
they arc full of thoughts that are
worth remembering. The first of
these books is one especially for
for those people who "haven't
time." It is called: "How to Live
on 24 Hours a Day."
Ior years the magazines and pa
pers have been telling us how we
may live 011 so many dollars per
day. Here is something that con
cerns us more deeply. People have
been known to increase their finan
cial incoiiic.biit whoever succeeded,
honest men or gratter, in getting
hold of more than 2.1 hours a day?
So the only alternative for those of
us who have not been able to make
out a living on that allowance
(and we are not few) has been to
dispense with living and put up
with a mere meagre existence. For
who would call it living wlicu wc
never have time to do the things we
most want to uof Hut there is
help in sight. Here comes Arnold
Iieuuett with news of how wc may
not exist only, but really live on
the hours which the gods allow us.
The other books which are
gestivc in their way as the
are: The Human Machine
Two books 'have recently
donated to the library by patrons.
They ate: "Doc Gordon," by
Mury 15. Wilkius Freeman and
"Just Patty," by Wells.
The gardening books are in great
demand. Several new ones have
been added during the week. Ask
for the special lists 011 sweet peas
or any flower or vegetable in which
you are interested.
Lyman's most interesting book
on "The Columbia River, its His-
If Elected St. Johns Will Get
All It Is Entitled To
Proposals for Street Work
Scaled proposals will he received nt the
01 tne Recorder of the Cltv of
Johns until April Slid, 1912, nt 8 o'clock
111., lor the improvement of l'csscn.
den street from the westerly line of Hit
cliaiinti street to the southeasterly city
limits with concrete hard surface pave
ment, hi the manner provided liv
ordinance No. 464, subject to the provis
ions 01 tne cunrtcr mm ordinances of the
City of St. Johns, nnd the estimate of
ltuiMiiccr's estimate is 10,040. 06
the city engineer, 011 Tile
lllds must he strictly in accordance
with printed blanks, which will be (urn
lulled 011 application at the office of the
Recorder of the City of St. Johns. And
said improvement must be completed on
or before 60 lnys from date of the last
publication of notice of proposals of said
No proposals or bids will be considered
unless accompanied by n certified check
payable to the order of the Mayor of the
City of St. Johns, certified by n rcspou.
slbfe bank for 1111 amount equal to ten
percent, of the aggregate pruM)sal.
The right to reject any nnd nil bids is
Ily order of the City Council.
1'. A. RICH.
Published In the St. Johns Review on
March 15, 31 nnd 30, 1913.
outrages to occur Julius, it was decided bv
1 1. 1 - - '
tory, its Myths, its Scenery, its
Commerce," has been secured for
our own shelves, and those .desir
ing it need no longer to wait for n
delivery from the central library.
New Hooks: The Ghost Arnold
Dennett. A modern fantasy; love
story and ghost story combined;
how love conquered the ghost.
The Ruling Passion Van Dyke.
Short stories, mostly of French
Canadians, based 011 the quotation:
" I lie ruling passion, be it what it
The ruling passion conquers reason
The second story in the volume,
entitled "The Reward of Virtue,"
will be particularly gratifying to
the lovers of the pipe.
Strawberry Acres Richmond.
Another story by the author of
"Indifference of Juliet," which has
proved so popular.
Captain Wanen's Wards Lin
coln, the well known writer of New
The Prosjector Ralph Connor.
Glory of the Conquered Glas
pell. Last Spike Wnrman.
Makers of fancy work will be
glad to know that two new books
011 Irish crochet work arc nt hand,
Leap Year, Girlsl Our photos first,
tne preuciier attcrwanls.
Holbrook Block St. Johns, Ore.
Pea Planting Day
The committee of the Ladle'
Auxiliaiy having charge of thedis
liibiition of the sweet pen seeds.ex
Intel to complete their work early
next week. The committee con
fcikU of Mrs. R. McKiuuey, (chair
man) Mrs. W. A. Iieuuett, Mrs. F.
W. Valentine. Mr. 11. D. llenm,
Mi. Frank Rice nnd Mrs. S. J.
(5 ray. and if any one has not been
Mippliwl who wikhes to cultivate
the hweet pen for exhibition in July
will inform any of the above com
mittee or call at the Commercial
club hendquartuts, they will be sup
plied. Thurwlay next, March 21,
the firt day of spring, has been
set nmrt i Planting Day, nnd it
is exacted that every person inter
ested will carefully and faithfully
obcerve it. Priaes are to be award
ed as follow: First prU for the best
fifteen feet of white and 2nd prize
for the next let. ut prize for the
btt 15 feet of purple, and 2nd
prize for the next best. First prize
Tor the bet 15 feet of mixed colors,
and a second prize for the next
Northern Paclllc Railway
Corttitc.1 January 7, 1911
I.HAV1NU fir. JOHNS
Hmttlr lo on (lag
noun li-.i i.nimcitia North itanv
Atlantic IttmrkS ia luiirt hound
Atlantic KimoiavU Noilh Bank . . iiwu a, in
T JJ a in
7 M I' "I
1 1 M l
ol governors to invite the county
assessors to meet with club Wed
nesday evening to explain about
the appraisement. The invitation
was issued and Assessor Zeigler and
Deputy North promptly accepted.
Mr. Zeigler acted ns spokesman,
nnd opened his remarks by laugh
ingly suiting mat since listening to Tmcit
Mr, Gratke's tribute he was con
vinced that none of the property in
St. Johns was assessed half high
enough. He admitted that mis
takes were frequently made in the
matter of assessment, but contend-
en tue various communities were
largely responsible for them; that in
the case of St. Johns blue prints
:)lrittlll(T tilt altfTatr. lilt
tt'jtrs !( i tit. 1. rrt. n1a. I ItlTIlulHl. lACUinU ft Sritll le Kk m . . it . ...I
..w.w .v.. v iv wuuiiiiciuui utii) IrmuOlymi.U.Soutliu
rooms here two years ago for sever- j;us,. a Mmitni & i. w t
al weeks, vet little or no Interest " ' o':, : V": t
r mineia u Noith Hank m n. m
Ka.lrtn lUlnraavl I'ugrt houuil - ti ji p, )n
..M.i.iii i,iii..iii nuni iudl .. lull . ...
Mo. KUrr lUpif via Noilli llank jiasn. 111
rust buun.1 Mmltrd. 1 4 i. lu.; Ol)s llailwi
u. nvuui itiiiu Miauviica
Vacoll I'aaMiigtr . . . j,, m
AKUIVIN'O AT ST. JOHNS
Noilli Cnatl l.lmllrtl via l-ugrt SounU 6.41 it. in
iiiic Jiiitu n numi iuk - 7 ua, in
No l-acific Kra ia Vuiict Souiul 6 ji 11, in
I'aUhc lUpirta via Noilh bank 7.10 u, ,
I'adtic lUiirraa la I'uijrlSouiiJ 6 41 a. m
Wctrin tru via Nuith llauk . 7 wn, m
Mo. Klirr I(MIC"I Nuith Itank - j-ii . in
... ,,y, .14,. iv.B.ia UECl noullU
Builders of Homo j.
Send for Dooklot
604 5 6 CQrbeUDlftjrtland.Og
Preach tho tsospel of St. Jchuo.
I Groceries I
We sell only
the very best
in these lines
them in every
still to be
Special Sale of Go-Carts
A Go-Cart with bicycle tube frame,
eat springs, upholstered seat aim
:ack and nickel plated wheel fen
ders, just like cut.
Regular at $14,00, now $11.00
Also other styles equally good val
ues for the nionev
$12.00 Go-Carts for $0 50
9 00 " 7.00
7.50 " " 5.75
5-75 " " 4.50
St. Johns Furniture
RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE
was manifested in them. He said
it was the aim of the assessor's of
fice to make all assessments equita
ble, but this was impossible with
out the co-operation of the commu
nities, lie volunteered to bend the
late blue prints to the club and have
Mr. North go over them with any
committee the club might appoint.
His lemarks were listened to with
interest and his fairness in the mat
ter fully appreciated.
Governor West will apjearat the
nexi meeting, a special one, on
Wednesday, March 27th.
The following resolutions were
adopted by the I'ythiau Sihters:
Whereas: The bond of Death has
descended suddenly and without
warning upon the beloved mother
of two of our devoted sisters.
Therefore, be it
Resolved: That we express to
Sisters Miller and Hanson, our
most earnest symjmthy, and assure
them that the heart of every sister
shares and would lessen as far an
jKJSsiblo the shock of 40 groat a bereavement.
Santh I,, iklco,
The young Trailers of St. Johns,
Oregon, held a meeting last evening
(Wednesday, March 13, 1913) at
the home of Fred Marlette. New
officers were elected. The constj-
tutiou was made and read by Fred
Marlette and was passed by more
than two-thirds vote. All boys be
tween the ages of 12 and 19 may
join. All who are members or who
wish to enter are requested to be at
the next meeting, Wednesday,
March 20, at 8 o'clock at the home
Committee, of Wylie Hossinger, corner Myers
uuu rcaaciuieiiMreeis. -u lueuiDcr.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway,
MUVINO ST, JOHNS.
J'allbrMsc J-aaacmitr lor Llc, ColJfmUlt, Ore
lion 1 itiul. ami local (toiula - - . . S.ji a. ui
liilaml Hiui1ic ltiprru, i 11 a. in., lor CliU-aiio.
SI uul. Omaha. KauuaCily. St. LouU, Walla
XUlla, I'awo. KookvkII. RrauJJallra. t'.oMcu
uair. wnn haiiuon, Vaiirounr and Uiryou
N01II1 lUnk UinillrU.i is p. in., lor ChU-ui
I'aul. Omaha. Kanaaa City, 8t. IajuU. biwl
hiatiur. Klltvlllr, 1.1ml, Vaco, Kooaoclt. aud
Columbia Klvcr Local, y.vj p, m.. lor Vancouvtr,
iiT . I ,m,",w" ranuauca,viiui
fl-w.iM. uv- aim an iiuciiumiaic aiaiiona.
AKK1VINO AT ST. JOHNS
Inland ltmlic Iirraa, 7.10p.m., Irom Chlca-1
i;o, St. Paul. Omaha. Kanua City. St. Louis, I
iMiituic Linu, t-aco, 1
Kootexlt.OrauddaUa,- White Saluiou.aud Van I
uk biiuiim, 7 sja. m,, irora intcaio.
St. Paul, Omaha, Kauiaa City. St. LouU, Walla
Walla, Pawo. Kooclt, and Vancouver.
tolumbU Klcr Local oji a. m.; Irom Cllffi.
mi.ui,w,iI,i;wuuiic, i.jic nnue salmon,
lama, ancoutr aud all tutcuurdiate ta-
I'allhiUUe lngci j:o5 p, m. Irom Lyle, Cold-
V ..unit , I
All tialiiaktop lor paatcugera.
Tickets on salt lor all potutt.
O. M. Corucll. Agent.
1'OK KSTIMATHS ON
PAINTING, PAPER HANGING
drop card to
H. M. Satterlcc, St. Johns, Or.
Al.I WDKK UUAKANTlsHl)
You cot full wolght nod flrstl
quality at the Central market. Just I
ttt ffHU ft tt tH t t T
ST. JOHNS LUMBER CO.
Phone Richmond 131
The Rose Millinery Co,
il Was opened to the public Monday, March ath, 191a
at 107 South Jersey in Holbrook Block
with an tip to date line of hand mndo and ready to
wear hats, flowers and trimmings. The ladies of St.
Johns and vicinity arc cordially invited to inspect
the goods. A share of your patronage solicited.
MRS. B. E. SHULTZ, Proprietress
We carry a Complete Line of Gar
den Tools and Seeds.
Are you going to spray your trees?
We have the goods
Lime and Sulphur Solution
Orwood Fruit Spray
Arsenic of Lead
Also Sprayers, Tree Pruners and
ST. JOHNS HARDWARE CO.
The Pleasure of Dining at
Home is Enhanced
when the home is brightened like sunlight
by the brilliant rays of the Mazda Lamp.
Its restful 'rays impart the effect of a flood
of sunlight the only light for which the
eye has a natural affinity. Not only does
the Mazda Lamp give this SUPERIOR
QUALITY of light, but it gives nearly
TIIRWi TIMKS as much light as the coin
inou carbon incandescent and COST NO
MORE to operate.
Portland Railway, Light & Power Company
7th aud Alder Street
For Sale at
SI. Johns Office, 202 North Jersey Street
ROHltKT TrUAT PI.ATT, Tres. J,
P. C. Knait, Vice Pres. S.
N. Kdmu'sbn, Cashier
L. DouiR, Ass't Cashier
Peninsula National Bank
Capital and Surplus - $57,000.00
United States Depository
Safe Deposit Boxes
LOW PARES WEST
Daily March ist to April 15th, to
ALL POINTS ON THE NORTH BANK ROAD from
From other eastern points in proportion.
Tell your friends in the East of this opportunity of moving West at
low rates. Direct train service via Burlington Route, Northern Pacific
Great Northern and "North Bank" lines. auc,
You cati deposit with me and tickets will be furnished people inthe
East. Details will be furnished on request.
O. M. CORNELL, Agent
Agent, Portland, Oregon
Geu'l Freight & Pass.
H. HENDERSON McDonald Bfdg.,208JcrscySt. 5
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