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THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
BY A. W. MARKLE
PublUhed Every Friday
At 117 West Burlington Strcot.
ORDINANCE NO. 501
Tmt Ruvikw Is entered nt post office
In Saint Johns, Oregon, ns until matter
of the second class under the Act of Con
tfrcM of March J, 1879,
Officii! Nswtpsptr of ths Oltr of flk Johns.
Subscription prloo $1.00 par year.
At last, nftcr years of longing
nud unavailing effort, the hard sur
facing of Dawson Btrcet Is about to
come to nass. The contract was
let Tuesday evening to the Star Sand
Co, and 60 davs' time is given for
for the completion of the work. Un
doubtedly this is the most import
ant street improvement ever effect
ed in St. Tohns. It is the real nr-
tcrv of traffic to Portland, and
iierctoforc during the wet sea
son has been practically impassa
ble. The city attorney was cspc-
c a v net vc in clearing away any
legal debris and other impediments
toward the Improvement of this im
portant thoroughfare, and that tne
contract Is now let Is due to his ce
lerity and manner of brushing nil
obstacles aside. The city council
backed up his efforts nt every turn
and promptly .vpicicncu an niter
fcrcncc. A. b. Hcnson ami 11. 1:
Harris also accomplished splendid
work in disintegrating opposition
nnd nldiug in finding a way out of
the tangle. The action of the Tort
land Railway, Light mid Power Co,
in aiding and abetting the improve
incut was a prime fuctor in its nc
comi) ishmcnt. The citizens in I
Nobody ever ntlnined n com
petence by spending all llicy
earned. Your proiperily begins
t lie tninule you open a Savings
(ngXve oheXe"Xe,le,ne':nV; i With their uncertain baking quality Clatsknnle, accompanied by J. E.
This is vacation tlmcwith n
great many spcople. 'Mrs. G. M.
Hull, our tyery efficient Sunday
school .superintendent,' Is visiting
relatives and friends at Burlington,
Wash. Having been eniite ill late
ly, she has gone to try and regain
her health. We sincc'r'ely hope she
may have a ple.1s.1ut tliiie, become
strong that she may be in her ac
customed place ngaiu, as we all
miss her very much. Our Sunday
scnooi secretary and His wile arc
basking' on atufiti the waters of the
'Ills tt.nt- llinftrtlti tsnl'ilitr limit
of grasping oppottunities that mid clumsy out of style and iucon- Kilkenny ami wire. On luesday
leadtoweahh. I vcuicut build, bums many times cvc'iing. August 20, Miss Minnie
ONE DOLLAR If you can't) more fuel than new up to date
spare mpre- opens an account at rouges, besides trying the patience
!-!'.. k,vYou 8et 1,per ""Islnml temper of the housewife.
1 uu can buu n mHii .
has all of the newest features In
Quid vour f.mt.i.,,. i ii.i. good range construction.
bank. tin. very day for your I before you buy.
interest. You can add a small
amount to your account each
week or month and in n very
short time you will have n
Rood substantial bank account.
Golm and Miss Lillie Shafcr. both
of Johnstown. Pa., appointed by
our church lb the mission field in
China, were with us and told why
they were going. to China to work
for, the Master. I wish more of
our pcqple might have heard them,
See it us they are surely consecrated to
to the work to which they have
St. Johns, Oregon
1 new ranges.
If you want prompt delivery of
wood, cull Cnchrjiii-Niitliuir & Co.
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I'lione L'ol, 551, .115 So. Hayes I wrnw new wit 01. inn niiiii oouieiiro
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A vast amount of ill health is due
to indigestion. When the ntomnch
general showed their appreciation fails to perform its functions prop-
of the proposed improvement and erly the whole system becomes dc
their public spirltedness and Cuter- ranged. A few doses of Chamber
prise when 270 of them signed peti- Iain's Tablets Is all you need. They
tions urging the work and advising will strengthen your digestion, (ti
the council to pay the excess cost vigoratc your liver, nnd regulate
out ol the general itiuci. iuorc sig- your noweis, entirely doing nwny
natures could have been secured with that miserable feeling due to
had the solicitors n chance to see faulty digestion. Try it. Many
more. Only a very few refused to others have been permanently cured
sign the petitions three or four, why not you? Por sale by all
'Pl.t.. I.s..i....t r. Iir.r.l il.tnlt.rti
1 llin lllllflljvilliwill iiiK.ii.i y 1 w.v 0.
surface thoroughfare clear into the
heart of Portland. The connecting
link between the city limits and
Lombard street is being taken care
of by Prancis I. McKenua, who has
ctitious all prepared to place with street
the Portland city council providing
for the hardsurfaclug of the connect
lug link. That Dawson street is to
be improved is pleasing news to all
Many will be attracted to St Johns
in consequence. A hard surface
Improvement from and to Port
laud on both sides of the river
makes an ideal driveway, and will
be utilized by most all the large fin
ders, capitalists and promoters
coining to Portland. It will make
the finest nnd most complete drive
way outside of Portland, nnd 110
iniKrtnnt visitor there can nffoid
to miss it. The improvement of
Dawson street will mean much for
Wall Street is the only place
where money can be loaned with
any certainty that repayment can
be had instantly when wanted If
the borrower fails to pay when the
loan Is called, the stock exchange
affords n market where the
collateral can he instantly sold.
Por commercial paper there is no
such market us the stock ex
change affords for Mock se
curities. Lommerclul paper is n I
dead asset 011 the lending bank s
iwmiii 1111111 11 iimuiret,. mere The regular meeting of the city
snotim ug a mantci wuere commer- C(n,.di 'Puesdny evening found all
cial paj)er could be bought and sold nmum& present except Alderman
-0 p ace where banks could hnve um Mayor Muck presided.
uieir iioiiiiiigs 01 commercial paper
rcdl'-coiiuicd. 11 hanks could re-
Old stoves taken In payment on heett cajled, nnd we know thnt the
prayers. ami tne goou wisncs ot our
people will follow them. The La
dies' Aid society Is having the in
teridr of the church papered and a
general toucliing up of the wood
work,-for all of which they have
the thanks of pastor and people.
Sunday morning service ns usual;
Sunday school 10 a. m., preaching
it a. m. and 8 n. in, Junior En
deavor 2:30 p. in., C. E. 7 p. m.
The public is cordially invited to
all these services. Come and hear
the gospel in stoty and in song, it
will do you good. Our pastor Is
ever ready and willing to feud a
helping hand to any and all. Come
and get acquainted with him and
hear him as he tells the story of
how much the man of Galilee has
done for all. Hrolhcf Plowman is
a pleasant speaker and will surely
interest you. Come and hear5 him.
jSt. Johns Furniture
CASH OR CREDIT
Ivaa k i-i-r-r-v I
WAIN I QU 1
Men, Women and Children I
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST
To assist In the winning of
souls to Christ and in training
them for His service,
An Ordinance Declaring the
Cost of Improving Polk
Street from the Southwest
Line of Jersey Street to
the Northeast Line of
Willamette Boulevard in
the City of St. Johns, Or
egon, and Assessing the
Property Benefited There
by, Declaring Sucli As
sessment and Directing
the Entry of I he Same in
the Docket of City Liens.
The city of St. Johns docs ordnln as
That the council has considered the
proposed assessment for Improving
rolls street from the southwest line
of Jersey street to the northeast line
of Willamette boulevard In the city o( St.
Johns, Oregon, nnd ull objections made
thereto, and hereby nsccrtntns, determines
and declares the whole cost of wild im
provement in maimer provided by Ordi
nance No. 483 to be the sum of JG52.G1,
and that the special nnd peculiar benefits
accruing to each lot or part there
of or 11 reel of hind within the as
sessment district, by reason of said im
provement and in just proportion to such
eneflts, are (n the respective amounts
set opposite the number or description
01 encn 101 or part tiicrcot or tx
land in me loilou'lntr Himexeil assess-
Illblc School: -10 11,
Morning Service: 1
Junior C. !.: j p. in.
V. I'. S. C. I.:-7 . ni.
Itvaugelisllc Services:- -8 p. in.
Wednesday Tralninit Class, tt p. m.
Thursday- l'niycrmcctliig:--H p.m.
J. R. Johnson, Pastor
Can You Beat It?t
HOUSES FOR RENT
for Sale on Easy Monthly Payments"
. 1 1 . !
Several modern houses at East St. Julius can
purchased on monthly terms. Talk with,
ANY AGENT IN ST. JOHNS
Or R. G. BRAND
Si 5 Lewis Hldg,, 4 tit and Oak Sts.
Phone Marshall aO.ji
St. Joint undoubtedly litis the
clinuipioii egg machine of the
country. If there is nny better we
would like to tint it 011 record.
Knrly in the spring Mr. S. O.
Wright of 80 Willamette boule
vard wanted n lieu to set, nnd
bouglit n little Mack lieu which lie
thinks is of the Icglmrn variety,
tit any rate lie knows she is not n
setter Irish, or otherwise. His
other hens nre Rhode Island Reds,
nnd tiB Boon im the little black lieu
got the "lay" of' the laud she began
to dcKsit n goqd sized white egg
among the brown ones in the egg
basket every tiny. Then there
came n day when situ put two in
the'lmsket Mr. WrlgJlt could not
believe his eyes, so to make assur
ance doubly sure, he caught the
little black lieu nnd confined her
where 110 other lieu could share her
labors. lie kept the record for 21
days prior to making his report to
the Review, and in those 21 days
the little black hen had just 25 eggs
to. her credit There were two
days in that time on which she did
not lay nt nil, and there were six
days on which she laid two eggs
each day. This is the best record
of which we have any knowledge 88.9x22d.-t of A.
and lias been made under such cir-l -Uxi7U.a ol A
incut roll.ntid said assessment roll.which
Is numbered 83, is hereby adopted nnd
approved ni the assessment for said im
provement, nnd the recorder of the citv
of St. Johns Is directed to enter n state
ment of the assessment hereby made in
the docket of city liens, and cause notice
thereof to be published ns provided by
charter, which assessment is ns follows:
Lot Mock Addition Atnt.
9 9.... St. J. Hts. sub dlv... 12.92
Ii 18 ft 10
HJol I, ...
N-J5' of M . .
S92' of M
52100 of N....
It IS Our Rule
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1 2 3 4 P 7 8 9 10 11
TO ALWAYS GIVE THE
Best of Service, Best of Stock
and the Most for the Money
ON ALL OF OUR COMMERCIAL JOB PRINTING
ST. JOHNS REVIEW
City Official Newspaper. $i per Year. Phone Col. 321
3 (t of 11
100x92.7 of II.-.
40x92.7 of II...
40x140 of II....
40x140 of II ...
95x185.4 of II..
!t8.9x228.4 of A.
..St. Johns Ills C1.C8
Fireless Cook Stove
Come in nnd we
will tell you all about
These are a few spe
cials we are offering for
Regular $1.25 Screen Doors, special $1,00
9.50 Refrigerator, special 8.50
1.50 Hammocks, special 1,15
2.00 and 1.50 three and. four nuart Ice
Cream Freezers, special 1,25
ST. JOHNS HARDWARE CO.
discount their commercial iner,
they would never lie obliged to re
fuse loans. Ilusincss would have
the use of the money which now
goes to Wall Stteet. There would
be no credit panics.
Water for Nervousness
Communications .were received
from the St. Johns Lumber Co.,
Portland Woolen Mills Co., First
National Hank nud Peninsula Nn-
The following list of letters were c","?,nncfl''s ns Preclude the pos-
remaining and uncalled for nt the
St. Johns postoflice for the week
ending August 17, 1912:
Uartlett.O R Mrs Dowuey.Orplio
Mieppier, u i Kerielc, I'ercy M
Roberts. J V Mrs Sparkland.li
wiiuuey, 111a .Mrs
I would like to impress on the
n mistake. Can you
HAIKU name, encn pledging Sioo patrons of this ollice the necessity
toward the improvement of Dawson of putting their street nud nutnbe'r
A trained nurse says: "If jwople
would only drink more wuter they
would not be so nervous." Nearly
every doctor will recommend a wo
man who is suffering from nervous
prostration or nervous exhaustion
to dtiuk lots of water between
meals, but many women who . do
lint f-ntllf 1lllll..r ill.. llll.nr'c rnr..
would look better and fuel better if ""Provenient
they would drink nt least 11 quart
of water in the course of the day.
Water seems to be n nerve food like
good butter. It has a distinctly
soothing uffect when sipped grad
ually, as one can test for herself.
Water drunk slowly and gradually
has somewhat the same quality ns
street. Accepted and riled pn mo
tlou of Alderman Ilorsniau,
A communication from I). C.
Lewis advised ngainst nny narrow
log of Willamette boulevard.
C. C. Woodhotise, Jr., asked
permission to erect n 12x16 addi
tion to his bakery building a the
corner of Philadelphia nnd Ivuuhoe
streets, snine to be of corruguted
iron and as nearly iireptoof as pos
sible. Granted on motion of Alder
Petitions containing 370 names
ot taxpayers ami property owners
urged council to hasten the
of Dawson street
excess trotu the
and pay the
llids for the improvement of Daw
son street were taken up. There
were four, ns follows: Kibbe, Wei
ton & Co., $17.683. 151 Cochran
Nutting Co., 5I7.3.S7.I5: V- W.
Mason, $17, 176.S7; Star Sand Co.,
$17.115. 24. On motion of Alder
man Valentine the latter was unan
imously awarded the contract.
Herbert Muck was apK)iuted to
officiate as special policeman at the
i. x r . it.
rree iMeiucxusr catupmeetlng now
in progress, ut St. Johns Heights, at
tne wagu ot j.i.75 Continued by
The following bills were ordered
on uieir letters when writing to
friends us it will make it much
easier to distribute the mail in the
oflice. Where there are so many of
the same name it is sometimes con
fusing to those in the oflice, besides
there is n possibility of havim? free
delivery in St. Johns in the near
future and it will save a great deal
01 irouuie ami contusion when car
riers commence to bring your mail
to you. Hoping that all will begin
hi once 10 instruct Uieir correspond
enls to comply with this request,
I remain respectfullv,
T. J. MONAHAN, Postmaster.
Notice to Creditors
How is Your Title?
Have your abstracts made,- con
tinued or examined nt the Peninsu
la Title, Abstract and Realty Co1
Accurate work, Reasonable fees.
II. Henderson, manager, 20S North
Jersey, McDounM building,
rusted by the council tills 20th iliiy of
Approved by the mayor this 20th ilav
... . - . .n.n "
III AUKUSI, Ui.
A. A. MUCK,
Attest! V. A. RICH,
PublUhed In the St. Johns Review on
AuKiut 23, 1912.
Notice- of Cost of Improvement
H. HENDERSON McDonald Bldg.,208 Jersey.
Real Fstofr I nanc Incuran.
Z Abstracts of Title Prepared. Accurate Work Guaranteed.
BLACKBURN, CHAMBERS & LOWRY
Funeral Directors and Embalmers
- Subacrlbo for.th 8t. JobnRovlew
ami keup pentet)1 on Uia dolnni of
Uih city. -
iiieut for the improvement of Polk
street from the southwest line of
ICdltor Review: The plum ex
hibited by S. W. Rogers mentioned
in the Review the last two weeks.
is sold by the Salem nursery tinder paid on motion of Alderman Davis,
tne name ot "Utirtmnk Seedless." all yes: 8. W. Hugbee, street work.
I have one in my orchard now five 7-5; J- C. Aikin, street inspector,
years oio mai uas uecn Dealing
three years. They are a most de
licious fruit and very prolific.
S. C. Cook.
Our thanks nre due to Neighbor ham Sta. Co. .supplies fo. 90; Total,
Cook for both the name and the $119.90.
name of the nursery from whence An ordinance declaring the cost
these trees may be obtained. -l?d. of improving Polk street from Jcr-
soy to Willamette boulevard was
Subscribe for Oie Rovtaw and bo ""nnimously passed on motion of
bvpr. ..." Alderman Hasmati; all yes.
MSI Clark Woodley, street in
speclor, 1.50; hmil R. Johnson,
Rodman, $20; C. A. Vincent, Asst.
Hugiueer, $72; The Harthold Uarge
Co., Hng'rs supplies, I3.25; Kil
ls th County Coutt ol tlie Slslt ol Orrgoa tor
(he Couuly ol MuUnoinsb.
In ttic mstlrr ol hc tUt o( Mcll.M 0t
NuiU-t U hruUy ttirt Hut th uuJr .incj
h tetn Kilnttaliy Hie abo namrj Couil
s Atlimultirator wliutlie Hlltnurt ol ihc
stxnnuiurdc.Utf Any suj mil jrKns hav
ing inv cltlm Mila r.tstc sir hruby
liollhrd unj tctiut.trJ to nrru-ut lh um. u iik
roir oucbci Ikcrclo sllachtd. to mc al th
yihvfc ol Collier ft Collier. Attorneys. 601. 1 SviU.
iiik ouimiiiK iniucvruyoi luiiiana. County ol
MullnoHisli Oirtfuo. within 1 months hout the
tUlr ol the fit.t puhllratlon ol tbUol this notice
AdmlnUtrator wtlh Will Anne icJ.
Dale ol lira ublU-atiou, Augu.t g,
I4te ol la.l ulIU-allon, Sctetuber 6, if 11.
The Model Laundry
Thoroughly equipped for ull kinds
of laundry work nud
Up-to-date In every respect.
Prompt and efficient service guar
anteed. Your patronage solicited.
Subaerlbo for the Telegram best
avtmlug papor on tb cosst. s
(Ed Block ton.
OfHhis bank' nre not basetl
Upon friendship, but are
based upon financial re
sponsibility -nnd for legiti
mate business purposes.
They are backed by busi
ness capacity nnd character.
They represent the sub
stantial aid which the bus
iness judgment of its offi
cers allows it to grant to
4ccottits nre invited,
wtih the prospect of judi
cious loans at certain times
upAu n proper showing of
United States Depository
4 Per Cent Interest
I on Savings
Notice is hereby eiven that the assess-
street to the uortheatt line of Wil. I
lumctle boulevanl.llic total cost of which
is tt2.Cl, was declared by Ordinance
No. 601. entitled "An ordinance ileclar.
lug the cost of Imnroving Polk street
from the southwest line of Jersey street
10 tne nsrtueatt line of Willati:.
ette boulevard In the citv of St.
Johns, Oregon, and assessing the
property benefited thereby, declaring
Portland Oflice and Chattel
Cor, KllllnKsworth Ave. & Klrby St.
Phones: C 1 133 Woodlawn 3306
. St. Johns Oflice nnd Chanel
418 North Jersey St.
Phone Col. 38j,Res.I'hone Col. 59
What Docs the Bonville 99
Year System Alean?
It means Honest Incorporation,
Defeated Monopoly, Universal Op
portunity, Harmony, AH Men get
an tnetr Money iiarus. imercv
such assessment and directing the entry Icononiy; is practical. Iuvestigati
ofcoTteo,Uud 128 fu"y M
upou all the lots, parts of lots and par
eels of land within the boundaries of the
district described as follows: Iletween
the southwit side line of Jersey street
and the northeast line of Willamette
A statement of said assessment has
beeu entered in the docket of citv lieu
August 23, 1912, and said assessment
Is now due and payable at the office of
the recorder ot the city of St. Johns. Or
egon, and will be delinquent and bear
interest aner oept. zmi, 1913, and II not
pain on or oeiorc sent. ay igu, pro
ceedings will be taken for the collection
of the same by sule of property as pro
vided by the city charter.
P. A. KICK,
Published in the St. Johns Review oil
August 23 ami SO, 1913,
Mr. W. S. Gunsaulns, n farmer
Portland, Oregou, for the
FOR SALI? AT
Tbt St. Johns Harness Shop
Next door to St, Johns Furniture Co.
Preaching Sunday morning nt 11
o'clock at the Concresrational
living uear Fleming, Pa., says he church and every Sunday morning
linn tlCHl Plinillluirliiiii'c Onli, rl.l I.. . . ... . . . . "
has used Chamberlaiu's Colic. Choi
era and Diarrhccea Remedy in his
family for fourteen years, and that
he has found it to be nn excellent
remedy, apd takes pleasuretjir rec
ommending it. For sale by all
thereafter,, by James K, Murphy.
acting pastor. We cordially invite
an, to these services. Sunday
school at 10 o'clock as usual.
. James K.Murphy, Actg Pastor.
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS,
In order to Insure
Harry Ormandy, the genial man
ager and one of the proprietors of
the St. Johns Furniture Co.'s store,
has returned from a vacation speut
chanao of ad
vertlsemsnt tha copy for such change pleasantly lu Eastern Oregou.
Wsdnssday, at 3 o'clock p. m. Plsastl 0
ffflsmr Mtla iao nvi th prinUr NoU Um Ubol on your pipw.
VISIT BY THE SEA
Runon theSandy Shore
Did you know you could reach this
delightful, care slaying, health giv
ing, fun making
by tnkiug the
then down the
Columbia River via. Steamers ,
"T. J. POTTER"
Where trains connect with ht.
for North Beach Points
You Can You Should
Ask any agent of the O.-W. R. .&
N. and find our how little it will
cost to leave care and dust and heat ,
ueiuntl and haye a real
Rest by the Sea