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STING OF A SNAKE
Fiery Ordeal That Follows a Kiss
From a Puff Adder.
IT IS ALMOST CERTAIN DEATH.
Dramatlo Exparlenco of a Man Who
Recaivtd the Venom Laden Carait
and Yat, In 8plte of the Doctor1!
Vardlot, Lived to Tell the Tale.
Not tunny men nro nllvo to toll whnl
It Is llko to bo bitten by n purr nddcr.
ono of tho moat venomous of annuel
la South Africa, whero It Is found. Ita
blto Is believed to bo ccrtnln dentil
Nevertheless P. N. Strcntllold, former
ly resident commissioner of llcchtiunn
land, not only survived tbc blto of a
putT adder, but told bis story In the
London Field. He hnd captured the
snake, which was three feet and n ball
long, In South Africa, ntul was briuo-
Ing It home confined In an old cartridge
pox to present to tho Regent's park
coo. Do says:
Somehow or other It bconmo known
to my fellow pnascnRcrs that 1 bad a
puff adder In my portmanteau, and
they begged to be allowed to seo II
For a long tlmo I refused, but at Inst
was overpcrsunded and fetched her In
Taking bcr out of her box and grusp-
lug bcr closo behind her head, I ox
plained to tho company tho marvelous
economy of tho polsoti apparatus,
opened bcr mouth and displayed the
fangs, showed tho poison glands and
how tho muscles that raised tho fangs
nt tho same tlmo pressed on tho glaudx
and forced tho poison through tho tiny
Uavlng concluded my lecture. 1 be
gan to put tier ladyship back luto her
' temporary homo. In getting rid of a
poisonous snako you should bo sure
that no coll Is wound round an arm
and that Its whole body Is frcu. Then
when you let go your hold your bands
nhould bo, Instantly snatched nwny out
When I was In tho very net of quit
ting my bold some ono spoko to me.
and I novo no doubt that I left my
UtsA within reach of tho deadly fangs
instead of snatching ll nwny. I must
navo turned my bead toward the man
who spoko to me, for 1 did not eo the
But I felt as If n knife had been
sharply drawn across my linger, nud.
looking down, 1 saw the blood (lowing
freely nnd her ladyship out of her
box, trying to mako her way ucroxs the
tablo. I snatched bcr back by tho tall,
caught her by the nevu ugaln and got
her sufvly luto the box
When I wax struck there were about
twenty men In the room. Twenty hoc
otid. afterward there was not one. I
never saw a room c Ion ml In lllie time
They simply tumbled over each oilier
When the prlxoncr was again under
lock nnd key the company enmo slow
ly bock, nud tbc doctor npprnred.
I naked for nmmotiln. There was
riono on tho ship, nnd so I hnd to take
n great deal of brandy. I lanced my
dnger down to the bone, where the
snako'a fang had made n wound. Then
J sucked tho wound vlgorouHly.
I pnvo my keys and home address to
my good friend. W. I... who promised
to look after me and to carry out my
Instructions whllo I remained Itmcnxl
ble. Soon after that I beenmu uncon
scious. I hnd told It. that I should bo report
ed dead, but that I should not be, nun
that If ho could get even n few drop
of brandy down my throat when my
heart fulled It would Jog on a pi In.
nud that by nnd by I should coino to,
It was 10 o'clock when I lay down on
tho smoking room sofa nud beenme tin
conscious. When I enme to again the
east was rosy with tho morning sun
Several times during the night the
doctor told I., that I was already dead,
and If my friend had not obstinately
refused to listen to him and ItmUt on
following out my own Instructions I
should bare been cent, wrapped up In
a piece of canvas, to tho bottom of the
sen, some 330 miles north of Madeira.
I never felt so III or suffered such
pain as wbnn I recovered conscious
ness that morning. I ached from the
tip of my auger to my shoulder, as If
tho bone had been redhut iron, nnd
my swollen arm looked llko a bard
They carried me to L.'a bunk, and
there I lay for twenty-four hours.
Then with the help of n friend's nnn
1 could crawl a few yards. Hy degree
the pain grew less, nnd by the tlmo I
rt-nched borne 1 had begun to tuke i
little Interest In life, but for months
1 had to be very geutlo with myxelf.
1 bare never since been no strong as I
was before nnd have come to know
the meaning of the word tired." some
thing I did not know before her lady
ship took bold of me.
Training a Cow,
T. P.'a London Weekly relates how
Major Miles Malony of nallyduff was
amazed one morning to see from hi
bedroom window a little lad driving a
low back and forward again and ngaln
over a dltcb and through a fence ou hl
land. Hurriedly completing his toilet,
be rushed out to question the little ires
passer. "What are ye after with that
cow? Is It to kill the beast ye want?
"Kill berl Sbure. It's to keep her nllve
I want." "Keep bcr Oliver MShnre
it'a talchlng her to get her own llvlnc
I am. There Isn't a ditch or tlnce In
the barony that'll bold her In aft her
I've done wld her." Then the major
understood. The cow, In fact, was be
log taaght to trespass tn search of her
Heaven will permit no man to
cure bapplaeas by crime, AlOert
Wanted Nurse girl for days
only. Apply at once to Mrs. Lar
rowe, 702 North Hayes street, itc
WantedYoung man to keep to
books. Mail application in own
hand writing to box 24, care of
For Sale 4-room house, cement
fonndatiou,t650, Electric lights, wa
ter, sink, cellar; I165 cash, balance
(15 per month, 6 per cent, interest.
Apply 417 East Mohawk.
Open Hours: l:oo 105:30 ntul 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Sundaya: 2:30 to 5:30
In the September magazines just
now in, you will want to read:
The new interpretation of dreams
by McComb Century.
Starting Bulbs for Christmas by
Clark Garden Magazine.
Christian Science Since Mrs.
Kflrlv v tTpMrlrlobc MrfMnrn'u
Ke-discoverv of the Bicycle by
Why Not Live Forever by Prof,
Netchnikoff and Dr. Williams-
If you arc in doubt what to rent
you might ask for otic of the fol
lowing: A day in Court, or the
subtle art of great advocates, by
Wcllman lititertnining and sug
gestive, defining the advocate's nee
essnry qualifications, and describing
clearly and with apt anecdote the
methods by which jury trials arc
Riders of the Plains by Haydou
-Popular and authoritative history
of the founding and organization of
the Northwest mounted police of
Canada, giving many interesting
adventures and picturesque inci
dents which will appeal to boys.
Cause and Cure of Colds by Sad
Icr Author n noted physician, offers
simple, practical advice. He be
licves nine-tenths of the prevailing
Among Friends Crothcrs
Eleven engaging essays combining
quaint wit nud mellow wisdom, tin
dcr titles: The Convention o
Books, The Hundred Worst Books,
In Praise of Politicians, etc.
Mr. Dooley Says, by Dunne
The sage of Archcy Road discours
es genially nud shrewdly to his
friend, Ilinnissey, ou divorce, wo
man's suffrage, the bachelor tax,
books, tariff, the army canteen,
Turkish politics and other topics of
A Modern Chronicle, by Church
ill- Its theme is American mar
riage handled with n touch m quiet
and firm, n humor so unforced and
pervading as to assure the reader
of a satisfaction rarely experienced
in the somewhat tmbulcnt field of
the American social novel.
Deep Sea Worrior.by I.ubbock
Realistic mid stirring sea .story of
the homeward voyage from Cal
cutta of an English army officer
who, to fulfill a wager, has shipped
before the mast in a sailing vessel.
Death of W. A. Scott
W. A. Scott, residing on West
Collin street, met with a sudden
and untimely death Saturday morn
lug at about 2 o clock, He had
been employed as head machinist
at the Swift packing plant ou the
I'cniusula, and ou It id ay hnd
placed a cylinder rod from a pump
in the lathe to reduce Its size. But
he had neglected to make sure that
the lugs Holding it In place were
securely clamped down before he
turned on full power. The result
was that the rod jumped out of
place and with terrific force struck
Mr. bcott ou the head, cracking
his skull in four places. He lin
gered along until Saturday morn
ing, when death ended his suffer
ings, The case is a most sad and
distressing one, as a wife in a deli
cate condition with four small child
ren survive. The deceased had
carried $3000 life insurance until
about a year ago, when he iinfortii
nately allowed it to lapse, and the
family is left in destitute circum
stances and a mortgage ou the
home. Fricnds.howevcr, ore nobly
coming to the aid of the strlckeu
family and quite a little sum is be
ing raised for their benefit.
Mr. bcott was a hard working
man, well liked by all who kuew
him, and was a skilled mechanic.
His death was a most untimely one,
cutting him down in the very
prime 01 Ills young and sturdy man-
iood, being only 28 years old.
The remains were interred in Col
umbia cemetery at two o'clock
St. Johns Asks Carriers
That St. Johns probably will be-
come a suu-noslomce station ot
Portland now seems assured, at the
request of the citizens of that thriv
ing suburb. Under the rules of the
Postoffice Department a carrier ser
vice cannot be installed unless an
office has gross receipts of f 10,000
and which St. Johns has not, but a
request was made to have it made
a part of the carrier system of Port-
and. with the result that a special
inspector has been appointed to in
vestigate the matter.
The principal matter in this in
vestigation is the character of the
streets on which the carriers will
have to travel over, and as this is
known to be satisfactory, there will
be a carrier service in St. Johns
within a few months. Oregonian.
St. Johns citizens should begin to
prepare for it by adding their street
and number to their signatures on
every letter sent out.
Methodist Church, corner Leavitt
and Hayes street: Themes for Sun
day, Sept. 1st it a. m., Elijah and
I'alse Prophets; 8 p. m. , staggerers.
Sunday School 10 a. tn. ; Epworth
League, 7:1s P. m. The fourth
quarterly conference will be held ou
Tuesday evening, Sept. 3d.
Water Committee Report
Following is the report of the wa
ter committee appointed by the city
council to investigate water rates:
To the Honorable A. A. Muck
and members of the Common Coun
cil of the City of St. Johns, Oregon.
Gentleman: We, the undersign
ed, members of the special com-
It It I on r.m.nlHl.,1 tn !.....,.. 1 ,
1,41, IIU UJJUIlilUlt IU iiivinuuiu
water rates in the City of St. Johns,
Oregon, and to draft an ordinance
i;"j.BU'u lult3 wiwi
submit the following report:
First -Upon being appointed to
investigate the rates charged by the
St. Johns Water Works and Light
ing Company we uotificd the said
Water Company of our appointment
and also suggested to the said Com
pany that some of its representatives
appeared before the committee and
offer such data as might fix n rate
which would be a reasonable rate for
both the consumers and the Com
pany. This the compnuy refused,
tailed, and neglected to do. Con
scquently we have hud verv little
information upon which to proceed.
SecondThe failure of the Water
Company to co-operate with the
committee lias rendered the task of
getting information very difficult
The rates of the Water Company
arc absolutely unscientific and np
parently arc mere guesses ns to
what rates the traffic in water
Third It is the opinion of the
committee niter investigation that
tne rates in etlcct arc exorbitant.
There is an almost universal com
plaint by the consumers of water in
the City of St. Johns against the
high cost of water and against the
iuelhcient service. The water com
pany fails to keep up the pressure
agreed upon under the frnticlii.se.
fails in many places to supply pure
wiucr, iiic cuiiscuusuccs ot which is
that the consumer pays an exorbi
tant rate for water and for service
which he does not get. Further
the failure to keep up pressure re
sults in an inadequate fire protcc
Fourth Your committee was an
pointed primarily with n view to re
duce the rates, and, in the otdl
nance herewith submitted nnd re
commended by the committee, the
rates have been reduced. The com
mittcc in the reduction of rates has
tried to make the reduction of rates
reasonable. The rates have been
classified as municipal rates, base
rales ana meter rates. The mtinici
pal rates hnve not been changed.
Many of the schedules of base rates
arc unchanged. Other base rates
have been cut about 25 percent. The
principal change ellected by the or
diuancc proposed is the allowing 0
every one other than the City of St,
Johns the preference of being put
upon meter rates. The meter rates
have been reduced about 162-3 tier
cent, nud the minimum charge
therefor has been reduced about 25
per cent. Your committee feels
that the meter rate is the most sci
etitific base of fixing rates, and
that if the majority of the water
consumers choose the meter rate it
will ultimately mean a large mine
tiou in the charges for water for the
reason that consumers will be nuv
ing only for that amount of water
which is used. Then, too, after
the consumers are upon the meter
rates if the charges are too high n
further reduction could be made by
some council lu the future by simply
lowering the meter rates,
Fifth Your committee recom
u The adoption of the ordinance,
b The enforcement of the nrovis-
on in the franchise of St. Johns
water Works and I.Mitintr Com
pany relative to the keepiug of a
pressure of twenty pounds to the
c that the Council appoint a
standing committee which shall be
nown as the Water Board nud
which shall pass upon all com
plaints by consumers of water. The
Water Board should be in constant
touch with the situation and should
make recommendations from time
to time to the Council,
d That the ordinance nronosed
should be enforced and that if by
chance the Courts should find that
the Council did not have the power
to regulate rates that the charter
be amended in such a way as to
empower the Council to regulate
rates and to control public service
corporations. Your committee, how
ever, would suggest that should the
public service commission be created
under what is known as the Ma-
arky Bill, at this general election,
relief for all matters connected with
public service corporations could be
iad from this commission.
Dated at St. Johns this 27th day
of August, 1912.
Perry C. Stroud,
John E. Hiller,
D. Frauk Horsman.
Tne Gayest Ever
Postmaster Monahan is in receipt
of the following "pome" which
came from an uuknown (but sus
pected) author. There is truth as
well as poetry in It:
You're a jolly great-grandpa,
About the gayest I ever saw,
Though born long before the war,
Tho' you ran St. Johns' first car,
You're a boy yet, so you are,
ORDINANCE NO. 502
An Ordinance Fixing (he
Rates to be Ciinrjcd by Per
sons. Partnerships or Con
porations Supplying Water
to the City of St, Johns or
Inhabitants thereof, and
Repealing All Ordinances
and Acts or Farts Thereof
in Conflict with this Or
dinance. The city of St. Johns docs ordain as
Regulation of Rates,
Section I. It I hereby declnred
to lie unlawful for any person or
persons, partnerships or corporations
fX' i" 5?."3lT
lmm, .,. MM.,iui..1, uf ..,.,
herein set forth mid adopted hy tlio
council or tho my or Nt. Johns;
and the said schedules aro hereby
declared to ho tho maximum rates
to bo charged for water lu tho City
of St. Johns.
Classification of Rates.
Section J I. All rates for water
In the City of St. Johns shall be
divided into three classes ns follows:
A. Municipal rates.
H. Flat rates.
I'. Meter rates.
It shall ha tho right of any and
all consumers, others than municipal
corporations, to chooso whether they
shall pay according to "flat rates"
or "meter rates," and any perron
on n "meter rate" shall he entitled
to nsn nil reasonable niiioiints of
water for nny legitimate purpose
without regard to the "flat rate."
SCHEDULE OF RATES.
A. Municipal Rates.
Section III A. The City of St.
Johns shall pay Three Dollars and
11 f ly Cents per month for each .hy
drant established hy order of the
City of St. Johns until such hydrant
sunn tie illscnntliiueil or illscstali
llslied, nnd otherwise nccordlni; to
pli.iiliilA .lit iiinler "I'lul lint... "
B, Flat Rates.
Section 111 II. lor all other
purposes tho following monthly rates
shall lie the maximum rates ' to he
charged hy any person or persons
partnerships or corporations tending
water to tho itilialiltants of the City
or Nt. .lolins excepting as lierernartei
set forth when the consumer or con
sinners of water shall httvo reipiest
eil to he put upon a meter rate, In
Family of ten persons, or less, In
cluding all occupants,
(a) Ordinary use of water for
drinking, or in conking or
Kadi person exceeding ten .. ,10
linth tul (
Knch additional hath tali 2.1
Water closet itf
Kuch additional water closet..
Hteiim or hot-water heater -'0
Hose connection for sprinkling
yard, washing porch ami- llko ne,
Sprinkling Through Hose.
(b)For each dwelling (ho rate for
using water tnrougn nose ror sjiruiK
ling yard or side-walk, or for wash
lug porches or windows, shall he ae
cording to the sixe of tho ground
pertaining to It, Including the spurn
occupied hy hulldiiig, etc.; Frovided,
that the minimum rato for so using
water at cue 11 dwelling shall lie ou
rents per month, Hlthoiigh there may
he several dwellings 011 one lot of
K rou ml or - less.
Knrh half lot, or less tOJW
Not exceeding ,11 nnd more
than 1-2 lot '
Not exceeding 1 nnd more than
3 I lot
Not exceeding 1 I I and mora
than 1 lot .,
Xot exceeding I 1-2 and more
than 1 1-4 lot
Not exceeding 2 and more than
Not exceeding 3 ami more than
Not exceeding -I and more than
a lots , 2JW
I'or more than -I lots, 87 1-2 rents
per lot or fraction of n lot.
A lot Is .10x100 feet, or n.OOQ
mpiaro feet of ground, Including the
splice occupied hy the hiilldlngs.
I'or sprinkling shlewnlk adjoining
store, or similar hiilldlngs, tho length
to ho measured along tho curb.
The first 2fS feet front or loss, 1
Including washing windows. .(0.50
Karh additional 2.1 feet or less .90
Dwellings Occupied hy More Than
(e). Kach family of ten per
sons, or less 0,70
Hath for uso hy all, each fam
Water closet for uao hy all, each
Urinal for uao hy all, each fata
Steam or hot-water heater COo to 2.00
(One person to pay for all water
supplied through 000 scrviro pipe.)
Apartment Houses or Flats,
(d) Kach sulto of apartment or-
flat, occupied hy ono family, same
rates as a single dwelling occupied
hy ono family.
Hotels, Boarding and Lodging
Houses; Hospitals and Asylums;
Academies, Boarding Schools, etc,
(e) Family rato 0.73
Kach bedroom for guest 10
liath tuh 73
Kach additional hath tuh 50
Water closet J50
Steam or hot-water heater 30c to 2.00
Mono connection, seo at' FIro Pro
tection" aud "Spriukllng."
Buildings Occupied hy Chinese.
(f) Six persons, or less 10.50
Karh Additional person 10
Water fixtures, same rates as in
" T .rut nl ti it llmiBA. "
Barber Shops and Bath Houses.
(g) Tlarber's chair 10.00
Kach additional chair 13
Hath tubs, each 1.00
Swimlng tank, seo "Meter Rates."
Water fixtures, not for public use,
same rato us in "Stores,"
Restaurants, Oyster or Lunch Count
ers, and Similar Establishments.
(h) iRaso rato 11.23
;Uo for each seat or plate at
table or counter , ', ,, ,03
Window jet, 1-S Inch Inlet, up
Water fixtures, not for public use,
rate rate as in "Stores."
(I) -liar rate $1.25
Hydraulic pump for beer 50
l-.aeli additional water closet .. .50
lloso connections, seo "Sprinkling."
(Irocery, dry goods, shoe nnd simi
(.1) Ordinary use of wnter by
six occupants, or less $1.00
Drug stores $1,00 to 1.75
Liquor store (wholesale) $12.25 to .1.75
Meat, poultry or fish store .... 1.25
Water closet 50
l.'nch additional water closet . . .25
Steam or hot-water heater 50e to 2.00
Huse connection, see "Sprinkling."
Window jet, 1-8 inch Inlet, up
let for sodii fountain 50
Connection for washing glasses,
soda fountain iiO
Karh occupant exceeding six, In
any Kimi or store in
Family living in same building as
the store, same rates ns If In sep
arate building, sec "Dwellings."
(k) For the average dnlly uso
of flour, for each barrel ....$0.0
Minimum rate 1,75
Water fixtures, etc., nt the same
rates as In ".store."
Manufactories Such As
()Snw mills, box, snsh nud door
factories, carpenter, tialut nnd ma-
fill no shops, where water Is not used
in miiiiufnrturiiig, but only for occu
pants. Six persons, or less .,,,50e to $1.00
Kach person, exceeding six 10
Water fixtures, at same rate as lu
Steam engine, see "Sleam Holl
I lose connect Ion, seo "Fire Pro
Manufactories Such As
(111) llrewerles, vinegar or soda
iminulnctorles, bottling or packing
houses, cracker mniiurnctorles nud
gas works, where water niny bo used
in manufiieturlug ns well as by the
According to estimate of water
used 75c to $50.00
Karh person, exceeding six Ill
Wnter fixtures, steam engines nud
hose eonnectlolis, nt same rates ns
(11) -l-lnch horse power, not ex
reeding ten $0.50
AiPlltlonal for each horse power
exceeding ten nnd up to twenty ,10
Kneh horse power exceeding
twenty nnd up to thirty .30
Kach 'horse power exceeding
thirty horse power 20
A holler of more than twenty
horsu power may lie furnished
with water nt meter rates,
provided the minimum rates
shall bo 11.50
Steam or Hot-Water Uoaters,
(o) Affording to the slxe of the
building and Hie quantity 0
water used 50c to $2.00
(p) One forgo $0.75
Kuch additional forgo .25
Water fixtures, tit same rates ns
(ii) One stall or spare for stab.
ling one horse or row ,,.$0.50
Kuril udditlonal horse or row ..
Kach vehicle, exceeding one ... ,10
Water fixtures, nt samo rates as
Stalls boarded up lu such a man
tier ns to show they are not used
will not ho charged for.
Stable without walor pipes, but
having itcec to hose eoiimmtlon or
fnuceiH uf adjacent buildings, will be
charged full ratus.
Street Railway Stations,
(r)--Maine rates as "Stables."
(a) And like places of business
011 tho ground floor of hiilld
Knrh occupant, exceeding six lu
Water fixtures, If not accessible to
the public, nt tin) same rates as lu
Steam or hot-water heaters.,..
, AOe to $&00
Offlco Building and Blocks.
(t) Kaeh room nlmvo tho
ground floor , ...$0.10
Water closet 75
Kuch additional water closet .... .AO
Steam or hot-wnttir heaters....
30c. to 2.00
o euiuieetluHs, sen "Fire I'ro
(u) Haw rate fO.itt
Water closet 40
KmsIi additional water olosut . . .13
llMptistry Meter rates
Motor fur organ Meter rates
Hospitals and Asylums,
(v) Sumu rutom as "llotuls, Hoard
ing and Lodging -Houses."
(w) Meter rat on less 2A per runt.
Colleges, Academies, Boarding
(x) And similar institutions,
where tho seholnr hoard aud lodge
mine rates as "Hotels, Hoarding and
Medical and Business Colleges, Pri
vate Schools and Kindergartens
(y)Aod like establishments,
where the wnoiars noithor
iMMtrd nor lodge, according to
the number of scholars ....
30c to $5,00
Water fixtures at samo rates as In
Theaters and Public Halls and Build
(z) $1.00 to $.VOii
Water fixtures, at sumo rato as
(aa) Samo rata as in "Public
Billiard Rooms, Bowling Alleys, Bicy
cle Rinks, Shooting ualleries
(bh) And llko places ..$1.00 to $5.00
Water fixture., at tho same rates
an tn "saloons."
Number of Occupants.
(ce) In all storos, manufactor-
Itw, offleos, linuks and other
plaeo (except dwellings, ho
tiilx, lodging liotiHog, sshools
ami Imildlngd rut oil HMordlng
to tho nuiubyr of rooms),
whero the. number of ojgu.
pants exceed six persons, tho
rhnrgo for each person lu ex
cess of six will bo In addition
to the ,-rlieilule rato ,, $0,10
(ilil) city Hall or Offices, samo
rates as "dlalls" and "Offices."
Police Station, same rato as "Of
fices, Halls nnd Lodgings,"
my Htnuies, samo rato ns
FIro Knglno Houses, same rates ns
"Lodgings" and "Stnblcs."
Fire Hydrants, each $.1.50
FIro Cisterns, each 5.00
Crematory, samo rates as "Manu
factories." City Parks, Sprinkling Streets,
Flushing Sewers, etc. .. .-Meter rates
(ee) For each 1000 brick laid,
including wnter for mortar ....$0,15
For wetting each barrel of tlmo
for other purposes than Inylng
For wetting oneb bnrrel of ce
For mortar for laying rock, per
For settling enrth In ordlnnry
sower trench, per block 5.00
Swill and Slop Hoppers,
(ff) i'or each slop hopper with
outlet or waste pipes two or
uioro inches In diameter, nnd
supplied with wnter direct
from fuuets, or In nny man
ner other than by buckets $3.00
Filling Cisterns (Private)
(gc) For each 1,000 gallons
(lib) For each 1,000 gallotis
Less discount on Meter Itntcs.
(ll)For quantity of wnter
used .Meter rates.
Minimum rate $1.00
(Jj) For quantity of water
used Meter rates.
Minimum rnto ,$1.00
Minimum deposit 5.00
(kk) Pipes, to be used only In
case nf fire, will be allowed within
buildings on the following conditions:
I lie riro pipes must bo entirely
disconnected from those used for other
purposes, nud tho hose pipes or
branches must be nrrnnged hy means
of seals or otherwise, so that they
ran be only used In the samo case of
The connection from the main to
tho curb of the street lu which the
nut I it Is located, Including taps,
branches, slop corks nnd valves, will
be made by the said grantee at the
prlros stated bolow, to bo paid by
tho applicant lu advance.
The charge for each pipe from the
street main will he ns follows)
Fur a 2 Inch pipe, $2X0 per month
nnd $20 fur the connection,
For a It-Inch pipe, $5.51) per month
and $!tl) for the connection.
For u 1-Inch pipe, $5,00 per month
nud $10 for the connection.
O. Meter Rates,
Section III. C. Any regular con
sumer of wnter, If such consumer
shall prefer, shall bo entitled to re
ceive water and to pay therefor up
on meter rates only. Further upon
ilemaiul by any consumer to be put
upon meter rales any person or per
sous, partnership or corporations
supplying water, shall Immediately
Install a meter for such consumer at
its iiwii expense nud shall thereafter
keep aud maintain said meter; Am
shall further keep the said meter
open for Inspection at all reasonable
times; aud shall at all times see that
the said meter Is correct, and if tho
same shall lie Incorrect, the snhl meter
shall he repaired nud corrected or else a
new aud correct meter shall be Installed
at tho expense of the vendor of wu
ter. Provided further that all readings
of meters shall be so made that thu
consumer of water may have.au op
portuulty to verify tho meter read
ings of the said vendor of water,
Tho following shall bo the base
rates 'o be charged nud paid by tho
consumer to tho vendor of water for
tho Instnllatlnn nud maintenance of
a meter, ami the readiness of the
vendor of water to supply the rou
Hiinier witli so much water as the
consumer's necessity may demand.
Kaeh regular consumer shall jhiv
the following base rales according
to the average amount of water
used by the consumer tltkeu over a
period of three mouths, or hasod
upon the amount of water that the
consumer shall demand of tho ven
dor to he In readiness to serve for
pot tods of a month or more.
From One to Four Thousand
Oulloiis per mouth $0.73
From Four Thousand to leu
Thousand (lallons per month.. 1.00
From 10,01)0 Oallous to 83,000
(lallans per month 2.00
From 25,000 flnllous to 30,000
Callous per month 3.00
From 30,000 Halloas to 100,000
Hallons per mouth 7.30
Provided further that tho mini
mum base rate ror all over ioo,oiiii
L'ulloiu pur month shall bo at the
rato of Ton Dollars per 100,000 gal
lons. Tho foregoing shall Ue th base a ad
minimum rata to bo paid hy each
consumer under meter ratos whether
or not tho consumer fdiall use any
Water consumers undsr meter rates
shall be charged and shall pay for
all water used as follows!
For a quantity nf water ud in
any ono iiioutli not excelling
35,000 gallons for oaeh 1,000
For the quantity of water used lu
any one inontli not exeoeuing 'jo,
Olio gallons and up to 30,000 gal
lons, for each 1,000 gallons 22
Kxreediug 50,000 gallons aud up
IU 100,000 gallons ror each
1,000 gallon 30
Kxeeodiug 100,000 gallons and
up to 300,000 gallons for oaeh
1,000 gallons 15
Kxceedlng .100,000 gallons per
1.000 gallons 10
Loss the following discounts when
tho quantity used In any ono
month is more than .13,000 gal
lons nud loss than 100.000 gal
100,000 gallons and
300,000 gallons and
300,000 gallons and
1.000.000 iralloas . . 20ot
Moro than 1,000,000 gallons 23
Or subject to contract.
Conflict of Schedules and Failure To
Section IV, Tt Is further provide.!
that tho chargo for a smaller quan
tity of water shall not exceed tho
charge for n larger quantity; nud
further that meter rates shall pre
vail over flat rates.
If any person or porsons, partner
ships or corporations supplying water
to tho City of St. Johns or Its In
habitants, shall bo unnblo for any
reason to furnish water, then in such
nn event tho consumer or consumers
shall not bo required to pay nny
water rents or charges for such it
time or periods os ho shall bo without
Auxiliary Wator Supply.
Section V. A building supplied
with water pumped from n private,
well may have a service plpo with u
meter attached connected with tho
main of a vendor of water and in enso
of accident to the pump nud lu ease
the consumer of water shall doslro ho
shall obtain a temporary supply of
water at meter rates, providing, how
ever, that lie xhall pny tho minimum
base charge under the schedule for
meter ratos which shall b based up
on the amount of wnter whleh the.
consumer would require if ho obtained
tho entire supply of water from tho
person or persons, partnerships or
corporations, supplying water to tho
City of St. Johns and its Inhabi
tants. Special Rates.
Section VI. Wnter for other pur
poses nnd ttsos than those named lu
the foregoing schedules may be fur
nished nt special rates to bo fixed
upon between the consumer and tho
person or persons, partncrshliis or
corporations supplying wnter to tho
City of St. Johns nnd Its Inhabitants.
Deposit To Secure Payment Of
Section VII. If nny vendor of
water shall demand nnd rerolvo n
deposit of money in ndvnnre as se
curity for water rents, the vendor
shall pay to any person or iiermiiis
innklng such n deposit. Interest there
on nt tho rnte of six per cent r an
num ror tne use or such money for
so long a time ns It shall ho re
tallied by the said vendor nf walor.
Posting of Rates,
Section VIII. All vendors tif wnter
shall keep posted in n conspicuous
plare lu their office the nforoshld
schedule of rates, which schedule
shall at all times be kept open for
Inspection of any nnd nil consumer
Further, a ropy of these schedule
of rates shall lie kept posted lu tho
office of the City Itecorder of 81.
Section IX. "A IIKtlULAU CON-
SUM Kit" within the moaning of this
ordinance shall bo any person, wrluer
shlp or corporation which shall Hotitrnst
to use water for any nrt or n month
or longer, or shall eontluun In nsn
wnter lifter so contracting fur u sup
ply for nny wrt of n month nr lung
"A VKNDOII" within the menu-
lug of this art shall be any person or
persons, partnership or pnrtucrsmiDi,
corporation or corporations which en
gage to regularlv supply the City of
St, Johns or its Inhabitants with
Repeal of Prior Acts.
Section X. All ordinance nnd
pnrts of ordinances nud all acts nud
parts of nets In conflict with here
with are hereby repealed nnd nn
Time of Taking Effect or Ordinance.
Section XI. This ordinance shall
be lu effect and shall beenme u law
Immediately after the expiration of
the time provided for filing referen
dum petitions ns provided for In tho
Charter of the City of St. Johns, Ore
gon, nud the amendments thereto.
I'uuxl by the council this 27nl nf
Approved by the mayor this H7ril ilay
of August, lyu.
J. It. IIII.I.HH.
Attwt! V. A. KICK.
Published lu the St. Johns Review mi
Augiut ill), 1913.
Of nil the nullum hoys who
formed the fife ami drum corps of
the Grand Army of the Uunuhlle,
Oregon Department, hut 2$ ore loft
who fought in the Civil War from
1861 to the cud of that ureal strut:-
gle. A body of them are straining
every nerve to go down to the
Grand Army Hticniiiptnutit nt I.oii
AugelcH with the Oregon dulegNtu.
About $400 will Iw needed for
transportation, and this nuioiiiit I
being raised by subset iption and
playing at concerts, etc. I). J.
Horsman of this city n one of thu
survivors. The eiicninpuiunt lw
gins Sept. 7th and closet, oil the
20th. A number of St. Johns citi
zens linvc subscribed toward, thu
Northern Pacific Railway
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AKKIVINO ATaT JOHNS
North Coatt I.tuiitct via Noith liauL .
North Coatt l.tmllttt via I'uytt Sound
No, I'acifie l(ltcM vU North Mauk
No I'aclfic Hrci via l'u fcuuml
l'aclfic l'.xircts via Noith IU11U
l'dftc lltiurM via I'ucc I Souml
Wt.lctn lUpirts via Koitb lMiik
Mo. Klvrr KircM via N01II1 Bank - -Mo.
Klvcr liilirrt via I'uvtt kuuud
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I'uitlaml, racouia & Ktattlt lUnrtM - j.n fa. m
Item Olyimaa. houlh be ml and (.lata HaiLor
1'uucl Sound Limited fci4 1. ui
Varolt raUKtr - wjia. m
O. M Cotatll, Agwit.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway.
I.HAVINd ST. JOHN.
Pallutlilitc I'atMujicr for I.ylc. CoUWudtU, On-
11011 Trunk aud local nointi
Inland Umpire HaprjeM, ie.ua. m.; lor
local iwiHia a. ui.
: lor Cliitwira,
ni. rauii uiuaii. mdmivii;, a.
Walla, Tateo. Kooccvrlt, Rraiuhialtri. fftriiTm-
dale, White Salmon. Vaueuuvcr and OrtOMl
Noith Hank Limited,? as p ui , tor Caieaua tt.
ram. umaiia, kidui my m 1.00U, tHaTkau,
Huraguc. Hltjvllle, i.ind. l'o, HoowvVtt. auu
Columbia Klvcr Local. Sj-u t.
i-ama, wane baitueu, l.yle, (iratukui:
Kallbililne and all Intermediate tUtloti'.
AKKIVINO AT ST. JOHNS
Inliud limidie Hicm, 7.) p.m.; (torn Chliw-
vu, ni. ram, umana, ttatikat Lily, SI. IHJIa,
hpokane. Sprsuue. KlliviUc l.Ind, IHiwiV,
KooKvelt.Orauddalea.- White Saliuon.aiid Vuu
Noith Hank Limited, 7 JS a. hi -. (row Chlanga,
m. raui. umaiia, Katika L'lty, hi. Louts, Walla
Columbia Klter Local o.ji a. m.; Irom Clifla.
('rauddallea, (oldeiidale, I.ylc White Salmon,
Carnal, Vaucomcr aud alt iuteruiedlat ta.
Vallm-ldk-c Paueugel la! n. 111. Iroui l.yle. Cold.
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All tulus.top fur ttMHKi,
Twkctiou sale lor all poluU,