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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
BY A. W. MARKLE
Published Every Friday
At 117 West Burlington Streot.
Thk Rkvikw Is entered nt post office
in Snlnt lohiis. Oregon, ns iimil tnnttcr
of the second clnss under the Act of Con
rfrcss of Mnrch 3, 1879.
OfflcUl Ntwipiper of tbt OU7 of St. Jotuu.
Subscription prloo $1.00 per yonr.
The ilcnth of Homer Davenport,
tlic rent enrtoonist, is n great lss
to Orecon. for he was one of the
best boosters the state hnseverhnd.
Irom the humblest bediming lie
forced his way to the front rowns n
cartoonist, with no superiors.
Primary election registration is
cettinc to be regarded with less
favor all the time. The purpose
of the Australian ballot system is
to obtain the greatest degree of sec
recy possible. et before the pri
maries all voters must swear their
allcciance to either one party or an
other. An independent voter has
to declare his preference to one
party or another before he can reg
ister. The idea of the Australian
system Is thus defeated. Democrats
have been known to register as Rep
ublicans, and vice versa, in order
that they may vote at the primaries
for some candidate they have a pref
erence for. Voters under the law
really perjure themselves when they
do this, yet it is done right along,
Hut it should not be necessary to
commit perjury in order to gain a
degree of secrecy in voting. Hie
primary law should be dimmed in
this respect, and the sooner the
It seems strange how a commun
ity as a whole will complacently pay
out good money that might be
avoided, while individually the
same expenditure would create 11
feeling of holy honor. The city
dock is an instance of community
extravagance. Were It an iudi
An enthusiastic meeting of the
St. Johns Commercial club was
held Wednesday evening. A por
tion of the time was taken up in
perfecting arrangements for holding
the sweet pea show and regatta, and
appointing the various committees.
President of the Good Roads asso
ciation, C. T. Prall, and Phil S.
Hates, publisher of the Pacific
Monthly and also president of the
State Jiditorial association, were
present In the interest ot good roads.
A stercopticon machine and opera
tor accompanied them. About 200
splendid views of Oregon were
shown, and explained by Mr. Dates.
Messrs. Prall and Hates gave inter
estlug talks concerning the roads
situation that were both interesting
and instructive. A good attend
auce was in evidence. Following
are the various committees np
pointed to take care of the details
connected with the July events
Hxcclitivc Committee- H.h.Pen
nell, H. lf. Crawshaw, A. A. Muck,
C. II. Hovel, K. C. Couch, J. N.
Kdlefscn, Thos. Atitzen.
Sweet Pea Show C. C. Currin,
A. C. Oesler, C. II. Hoyd, W. R.
livens, A. A. Muck.C. li. Andrew,
a. W. Rogers, Ladies Auxiliary.
Decorations II. W. Honhani,
II. W. Ormandy, C. R. Thompson,
Ous Salniond, A. W. Davis, G.
Velcy, T. D. Condon, C. S. Mc
gill, C. 15. Smith, A. S. Scales,
John Noce, J. T. Hrooks, Chas
Asper, I. I,. Hancock, Chas. bngcrt
Pascal Hill, Chas. A. Pay, A. C.
Gesler, Ladles Auxiliary.
Music C. 15. Hailey, Dr. H. I.
Ratnbo, !. A. Rice, W. R. livens,
P. C. Stroud, li. V, Wilson.
frausportatloii -Peter Atitzen,
P. II. Iidlefsen, 0. M. Cornell, T
II. Cochran, W. S. Gillmore, Copt.
I li. Smith, J. S. McKinuey, S.
Hndges T. J. Monahaii, Dnuiel
Industrial Uxiili.lt A. I.nrrowe,
Peter Autzen, A. R. lobes, C. II.
Stories of Success
FRANK A. VANDERLIP
norn on ft
fnrm an hour's
ride from Chi
en bo. l-'rank A.
when 12 years
old. At 16 ha
was nn nppron
tlco In a ma
chine shop. Tho
mrnnlng ot an
to him with
Krcat force, and
whlln ho tolled
ho studied from
men and books.
Without tho ndvantago of a
high iichool training ha was ablo to
rass the ontranco examinations nt
ho University of Illinois, and by
strict economy ho had saved enoutth
to pay tho expenses of the nrst
year, lie secured a position ns sten
ographer, worked nn a reporter and
emerged In four years with a su-
Cnrlor mental equipment for tho
attlo of tiro.
I-'rank Vnmlorllp always did moro
than was expected of him until his
Industry nnd nhlllty attracted tho
nttentlon of men 'of largo nffalrs.
Whllo stilt a very young man ho
was mado n controlling factor In
tho National City linnk, tlia largest
bank In tho United Htntes.
No young man can say that ho
cannot toko ndvantngo of an educa
tion. Opportunities nro many for
tho boy who will save. Now fs tho
tlmo to start If you would Insuro
A dollar starts nn account In thU
bank. Add to It ns you can.
4 per cent interest on Sav
ings Accounts and Time
Certificates of Deposits.
St. Johns, Oregon
Syi.viistkk Pkti.hson, Pres.
A. R. Joints, Vice President
I". P. DuiNKitit, Cashier
C. H. Rt'ssitu., Ass't Cashier
'Notice of Cost of Improvement
vldual possession 1 the most strenuous Carter, C O. Hock, N. J. Hailey,
thing. And then curse lillC( St r j)ol)iC( I)ri n.o. Hrown, make you some special prices
?7ilVln "'"S: IA,?,,1,re,,f.1, 011 I'ARGB PANORAMIC
. . 10 stunt a 0. J. Oiitzmyer, J. I'. Gillmore, G. ,
dock. Yet we get right 011 Wt Overstrcct, I). V. Ilorsninu, of your Home, Mill, I'actory,
endeavors would be put forth to
place It in shape for tcuantcy and
no stone left unturned to secure a
tenant in order to avoid or take care
of the $4000 yearly expenditure
Yet we, as a city, sit back with fold
ed hands and murmur: "We can't
do nnythinir." And then
our dignity and scornfully reject
any proHsal to sell this expensive
luxury. Tills Is the difference be
tween municipal ami Individual
possession. Individually we try to
help ourselves, but colleetivelv we
let the other fellow do it, and damn
if it Is not done ncconlliiu to our
notions. Why is it that we let
such 11 deep lethariiy ovvicome us,
and collectively act like a lot of
children so fur as business acumen
is concerned? It has gotten m that
if one casually remarks that some
tiling ouuht to be done toward oe
ciipauey of the city dock, that he
Is answered with 11 tuinrt of profound
disgust. Get out in 11 crowd and
make such a remark, and the lire of
withering scorn directed at you
will make you quickly subside. Yet
we believe the dock occutHiticy and
removal of the burden connected
with It is far from imixMtiible. All
II. W. Ritchie, I,. I). Jackson, R.
P. Douglass, W. A. Henuett, II. li.
Publicity and Prlntliiu lg V.
Crawshaw, A. W. Markle, I'M. h
Public Comfort 1 W. Vnlcii-
Mill.Factory and Foundry Owners
of St. Johns, Oregon
For the next 15 days, I vi
Foundry or Groups.
Listen! These arc no com
mou puotograpus, out tit
largest Moving Pictures there
W. S. Kcllot-K, I,. J. Wright, Ray
Davis, I.udies Auxiliary.
Reception A. A. Muck, Dr. J.
McChesuey, P. J. Ketteiihofen, W.
II. kiui;, J. II. Johnstone, I.. It.
rii muni, u' i M'n.vi.r n r.
Helimeer, A. II. Hlackbliril, Rev. "inue, in your Met v.ti: iicri:
G. W. Nelson. I C. Couch, Iu- in St. Johns.
.H....I A I
I'iiiauce K. C. Couch, A. A
.MUCK, I. i. I'.dieiSCII, U. 11. KIIS
sell, C. I?. Hailey, N. 15. Ayer, V
C. Knapp, P. Auten. II. W. Hon
ham, W. R. Kveus, Thos. Cochran,
J. J. Ilurlbert, P. II. Iidlefsen, 1
I). Condon, Thos. Glover, C. C.
Currin, W. Tuidall, R. I). Jackson,
M. I,. Holbrook, J. It. Holbrook,
A. llensou, A. C. Gesler, II. W
Ormandy, Sumner Newell, J. II.
Johnstone, A. R. Jobe.s, Ch.ts. li
the Picture man
502 S. Jersey Street
TiWcSia Wron Mc,ll0ds or Riht c-
would secure nn option for.a side
track and then ask for bids with
the proviso that the city erect the
sidetracks there is good reason to
believe that a tenant can be secured.
We believe the people of St. John,
would be only too anxious to vote
further bonds for sidetrack purpos
as 11 an iron bound agreement was
secured nuurnnteeinj; Its leiuo after
the work was completed.
McKiunoy & Davis have enin
eered the sale of 100 foot corner at
Huchtuiau and Jersey to J. M. Rus
sell, who will commence the
erecting of n ImiuUome dwelling
thereon in the near future. AUo
three lots between Tyler ami Polk
streets, upon two of which dwell
ing will be erected. This realty firm
made nine salus during the mouth
The K. I,. C. li. society met at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. J
Monahaii Friday evening, May 3,
52 buing present. The different
committees had good reports, espe
cially the Lookout couimittee.wluch
was exceptionally good. There
were nine active mid two associate
members received into the MK.-ii.tv
All went away at a late hour after
a season of social enjoyment.
We were glad to see so many vis
itors aim mumncrs ot tue crew 011
board the S. S. Mauietauia last
Sunday morning- We hoe to see
more next Sunday, as we only have
turee auimays moie 10 travel 011
this Kood ship. We are Kaiiiing on
the I.usitania and will win the race
yet if the crew are loyal and bring
tnelr mends wild tliem. Captain.
For soreness of the muscles wheth
er induced oy violent exercise or
injury, Chamberlain's I.iuimeut is
excellent. This liniment is also
highly esteemed for the relief it
affords in casus of rheumatism. Sold
by all dealers.
P.ditor Review: livery few days
one hears the remark; "Taxes are
too high; taxes are awfully high;
taxes aiiout equal (lie rent
1 his should not be so, for the
state of Oregon has a heavy sur
plus, and is really out of debt. State
taxes should be low, and if there is
any cause for high taxes, the rea
sons are due to local conditious,aud
if due to local causes, then the peo
tile me practically responsible them
selves for misgoveriiiueut, if they
rtow. wuy iiign taxes t t am
not writing about St. Johns' condi
tions alone; but about other cities
as well. In last week's Review I
had a short article about doing pub
lie work right end foremost, in
which I suggested that before much
if any iNiving was done, the city be
I.et us see what wrong end fore
most methods co.-,t.
1 wo iitiudted million dollars is
not much; but it is more than some
us and get
our prices before
Hody llrtisselrt, Axuiiustcr,
estry Hrussels, Grass Rugs
Ingram Art Squares.
We carry NAIRN'S Superior
11 both the
Inlaid and Printed
many choice patterns.
Inlaid Linoleum, regular SI. -10
per yatd quality for only $1.00
per atd laid, This Week Only.
St. Johns Furniture
c iTTPHTirtii ni pmr1
of us St. Johns poor people have, II fl tN N H t A&fc I
ell . I
and 5:00,000,000 is the amount th
civic, or reform league of Chicago
says it has cost the tniople of that
city to do its work wrong end fori
most, more than the work should
have cost. That is, to pave the
streets first, then to dig up the
pavement, and to cut through the
pavement to put down sewers and
other underground improvements
necessary, has been an absolute
. r J
waste 01 T3oo,ooo,ooo, ami uus
waste has to be met in increased
It is hoped that the St. Johns city
olhcials will have the encourage
ment of the people to do the city
work along proper lines, then the
home builders, the laboring men
who are paying on the installment
plan, will not have several mouths
of their wages, unnecessarily piled
on top of necessary payments. In
sist on the city improvements being
nrst class and done right end tore
most. 1). C. I,ewis.
The Utble School of the
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST
is thoroughly equipped to win
wills to ChrUt uml to train
them in Christian Service. We
want you, ami you need us,
llible School: 10 n, m.
MoruiiiK Service: 11 a. in.
Juuior C. K.:- i p. in.
Y. l. S. C. H.:-7J. nu
UvrtiiKelistic Services. S . m.
Thurxluy- l'ruyeriueetiiigr -a tun.
Corner New York St. and
Men's last year's Oxfords, regu
lar $3.50 and $4 value, for r.35
during Couch & Co's clean up sale.
If your tyi)ewriter ribbon is grow
ing threadbare and old, get a new
one at the Review oitice. It costs
1 50 cents.
See us for the Choicest Cuts of
the Best Meats Obtainable.
Ordtr flHrtl and family TratU Solicited.
T. P. WARD, Proprietor.
We sell only
the very best
in these lines
them in every
still to be
SOI S. JVRPV
mm mmm m mm mJ
St. Johns Siiiul mid OruvL-l Coinixniy
I D. JACKSON, Prop.
We are prepared to do aiiv and
all kinds of excavating for Htreet
work and other purposes. Wo
also handle sidewalk and build
Newton and l-'esseuden Streets
St. Johns, Oregon
Phone Columbia. . . ,
Notlco Is hereby given tlmt the nsiess
nietit for the improvement of .South
Orcslmtn street from the easterly line
of Iluchfltmu to westerly line of Ida street
the total cost of which is $3,026,2;), was
declared by Otdlnuiicc No. .176, entitled
"An ordinance declaring the cost of Im
proving Grcshain street from lluchanaii
street to Ida street in the city
of St. Johns, Oregon, and assessing
the property benefited thereby, declaring
sucn assessment ami directing tne entry
of the same in the docket of city Hens.''
The cot of said improvement is levied
upon all the lots, )xirts of lots and par
cels of laud within the Ixiuudarics of the
district described ns follows: lletwcen
the easterly side of Iluchanan street and
the westerly side line of Ida street.
A statement of said assessment has
been entered In the docket of city Hens
May ist, tQia, nnd nid assessment
is now due and payable ivt the ollice of
the recotder ol the eltv of St. Johns, Or-
eeon, and will he delimiiieiit and bear
Interest alter May nth, 1912, and if not
paid 011 or before June ist, 1912, pro
ceedings will he taken for the collection
of the Mime by sale of probity as pro
vided ny me city citarier.
1'. A. KICK,
Published In the St. Johns Review on
May 3 niut 10, 1912.
Proposals for Street Work
bring In your Job printing while
you think of It. Don't wait until you
.ire entirely out. Wa aro equipped
to turn out uent and tatty printing
promptly nt 1'ortlnnd prices or lees.
Sealed pnKjals will he received at the
office of the Recorder of the City of St.
Johns until May aist, 1912, nt 8 o'clock
p. 111., tor uic improvement 01 rcsscu
den street from the westerly Hue of Ilu
chanan street to the westerly Hue of
Oswego street In the manner provided by
ordinance No. 47X. subiect to the nrovis-
lon of the rlinrli-r nml oriliiiiinrcs of the
City of St. Johns, and the estimate of
tlie city eneliiecr, on lile.
Himfneer's estimate Is iioMi 80.
bids must he strictly In accordance
with printed blanks, which will he furn
ished on application nt the office ot the
Recorder ol tue City ot bt. Joints. Anil
said imnrovement must be completed 011
or before 60 days from date of the Inst
publication 01 notice 01 proxsus 01 shiii
No proposals or bids will be conslilered
unless accompanied by n certified check
jviyanie to tne order 01 tue -iinyor 01 nu
City of St. Johns, certified by n restHin-
sihle batik for nn amount counl to ten
percent, of the negregNte proHfud.
The right to reject any mid nil bids Is
Ilv order of the City Council.
I'. A. KICK.
Published in the St. Johns Review on
amy 3, 10 nun 17, 1912.
In Hit Circuit Cmut ol Hie ttslc ol Ormim ami
ItMv M. llrnwii, I'lslnllff
Itarnrv It. Ilrown. Dcfrmlnnt.
To llsrnrv It llrimu. hImivv imimnl iltlemlsnl-
III Uic iiniiif til Hie- ulr ol OftKoti mi srr
licuhy rriwliol In iHror nml nnwr ilwnim
lila lit lllcd hkbIii.I you In the b!mv eiilltldtl
C.niit nml null within U utrks Iruni tlKiUtc ol
Hi. Ilrnt imlilli-nttoii ol tlit MimniiMi. nU II im
fall k to niK-ar ami miror othcrul .lrl
to util nil (list plaintiff alior tmmnl ill npty
to tnralioirr ttaiurl vuutt lor til relict iWriiunil-
nt In In r comnltilnt. to li I'orn ilt fur-
cvf r i1UwIvIiih the ImhiiIi ol niatrlnioiiy now
I'linu ikiwmii ine uihiiii ami vtwiMii nmi i-wilnirly-illVKitlim
Ulntllf tram yuu. rr'turlHK
lirr maVlrii iiamr la lirr. ami lor mk-Ii ullirr nml
lurllirr tcllrl a 10 tlic ctuiit limy e-m ju.i mm
Tlil uiniiioin U iMiltll-tiot Mirtnt la lh-
oitlrol uic iiuiioraiuc j r. KaimiiKii. jimik
ol the above entltlcil clfiult i-mirt noolc In oim-ii
ciHitt In IIiUchhw 011 A pill 1 1 Uiii Hhi-limtUr
ircrie inai mi" nuiiiinon- nau nc puimihhu
In the hi Julim Kevlrwr mice M rV. ir A i-i.l
Hot t m than ik uiHrka Thr lii-t mililkatioii ..
I lila UHiin.ti wm inIc on April u i-.u lh
Ut IHllilicutloii herril 111 U May 14 W '
A M hH .Mty fur rUltnlM
St. Johns Laundry
Thoroughly equipped for all kiud
of laundry work and
Up-to-date in every respect,
Prompt and efficient service guar
anteed. Your patronage solicited.
LOW ROUND TRIPS EAST
On the dates given below, round trip tickets will be
Mil to the points In tue l(nt mown below, ami limuy
olltcni, nt greatly reduced litre ipioicd:
TllROl'OH TRAINS liAST
In connection with
Northern I'ticlfic nnd Groat Northern Railways
tlautic City . . .
Detroit f 82.50
Omaha. . f. 50,00
St. I.ouU 70.00
St. I'aul 60.00
Kansas City 60.00
Montreal 105,00 Toronto , 91.50
New York ios.50 vit.i.ingiou 1070
DATHS 01' SAI.H.
May 2, 3, A, 9. to, U, 17. S, '4, ?9. 9H.
June 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 31, 24, 35, 26, 3S, 29, 1912,
July 2, 3i f, 7, n, 12, 15, 16, 30, 22, 33, 36. 39, 30, 31, 1913.
August 1,3,3.6, 7, 13, 15, 16, 22,23, 29,30,31,1913.
September 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 30, 1913.
Stopoverti and choice of routes allowed in each direction,
final retutu limit October 31, 191s.
Detuils of schedules, fares, etc., will be furnished on request,
V. It, COMAN, General Freight and Tasseuger Ageut, Portland, Ore.
O. M. Cornell, Agent, St, Johns, Oregon,
8 J 1 I
Patent Flour $1.35
Bluing per bottle. ... 7c
Anionia per bottle. . . 8c
Sour Pickles per qt.. 15c
15c Shrimp for 10c
Onion Sets per lb. . . . 5c
JJIU yUU LalvtJ clUVcU-Ucl&t- Ul uux taoo
Saturday Specials? If not, you
again have a chance to come tnis
week. We again announce a
Special for Saturday, May 11th
Butter per lb 29c
Rolled Onts per lb . . 4c
Fancy Head Rice lb. 7c
Walnuts per lb 17c
Corn Starch per pkg. 7c
2 doz. Oranges for. . .25c
These Prices are for Cash Only
BALKE & COWLES
Phone Col. 210
CEDAR PARK GROCERS
fiSHiSSWSI ' -J
ATtrrtiiina from celUr to gtxrat
Get a can of Jap-a-lac
today at our
land see for your
self how wonderf ul-
5ly it will rejuvenate
an old chair, or in
fact any piece of furniture that is
badly marred. It comes m 18 colors
and has a hundred uses.
Oak, Dark Oak, Walnut, Mahogany, Cherry, Alalachitc
Green, Ox-Blood Red, Enamel Red, Brilliant Black, En
amel Green, Dead Black, Natural, Gloss White, Plat
White, Ground, Blue Gold and Alumintin.
AH Sizes from 15c to $3.00
ST. JOHNS HARDWARE CO.
Oct out in tlic frcKh air where it is cool nnd pleasant. Make
ironing day n different and better day. Yon can do it with an
The Iron that needs no stove and is kept nways at the right tent'
perature by the electric current.
Let us nrratiRe yonr porch for electric ironing. It will cost,
very little, whether you have current in the house or not. Phone
for our representative, who will give yon an estimate with no
obligation whatever on your part.
Portland Railway, Light & Power Company
Main Office Seventh nnd Alder Street
Telephones Main 6688 and A 613o,
St. Johns Office, 202 North Jersey Street
n .... . iwc-iiiiM
D "A.U.A." -rT2i3
You can cash
in every city of tho United States, at well as in all for
eign countries 0,000 b ikers throughout the world
have agreed to cash them -t their face value. Hotels
everywhere are glad to accept them from guests. Full
particulars on request.
Peninsula National Bank
Capital and Surplus $57,000.00
ST. JOHNS MILLINERY
If you are looking for a bargain
in a hat, just come and look. We
will convince you. Any size, any
color, any shape, for any age.
Phone Col. 306
Mrs E. J. Martin, Prop.
BLACKBURN, CHAMBERS & LOWRY
Funeral Directors and Embalmers
VrlUml Office aiul Chapel St. Jolnu Office anil Chapel
Cor. KilliiiKnyortli Aw. X Kir by St. 41S North Jersey St.
l'houes: C 1133 Wuodiawn 36 Phone Col. j83,Res.l'hone Col. 559