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We Save 95 Per Cent on Rent
OVER THE BIO FURNITURE STORES IN CITY OF PORTLAND
We do buying direct from the factory to supply four large stores
That's Some Reasons why We Sell for Less
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Get prices in the other stores
i and then let us show you what
we can do.
A beautiful Iron Bed
like cut $4.50
Ah easy Sanitary Bed
for the Baby, $4.50
Our Christmas goods are in.
The most complete line ever
shown. And what is better, at
Pure white Cotton Mattress the regular rates.
like cut, guaranteed,
for only $7.G5
Our Legget Spring is guar
anteed tor 10 years. If it is
not satisfactory get your
You know that the big dealer in the city boosts his prices for the
Holiday Season. Your local dealer can't do that.
SO 1-03 JERSEY sr.
Tho weather lately haB been
something to boast about.
See "Broken Fetters," n five
act drama at Bickner's Hall,
Tuesday evening, Dec. 10.
Tho now business building of
1 McKinney & Davison North Jer
sey is progressing rapidly.
.lnpt Hncrertv. for a number
of years a resident of St. Johns,
died in Portland last Friday. ,
Ho possessed considerable means. J
W. E. Swengel & Son, of tho'
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St. uonns Harness snop, oi.
Johns, Ore., tells us that they
have added a stock of trunks,
suit cases, etc., to their line of
harness, on which they antici
pate a good trade.
That tho Willamette Valley
loganberry will supplant the
grape in supplying a pleasant
and refreshing drink for people
of this country is a prediction
now being mado. It is being
planted extensively und a great
future for this delicious fruit
Manufacturers of Oregon form
ed a state wide organization
during a convention in Portland
the past week that will, un
doubtedly be productive of much
good. It will stimulate the de
mand for Oregon maue goous.
To this end the association will
conduct a state wide campaign.
The Oregon Purebred Live
stock Association, in session the
past week, recommends the pas
sage of the livestock sanitary
bill by the next Legislature.
This provides for the appoint
ment of the commission of five
. who will serve without salary to
check the spread of livestock
A "Made in Oregon" dinner
held by the Oregon Manufactur
ers Association in Portland last
week called attention to the im
portance of home industries and
boosted state made products.
The value of such a movement is
apparent, but the necessity re
mains of sufficiently impressing
it upon Oregon people.
One of the inspiring things
' of life is the popularity of youth.
Or perhaps it might better be
oalloH thfi aim of evervbodv to
- keep young. Old age has lost
, out to tne modern iaea, says
Judge. Who nowadays sees old
man nr women? Men who half
a century ago would have been
characterized as "stricKen witn
years" are gay old boys today,
anA wnmon have so mastered
the art of perpetualyouth that it
takes a wise one to pick out me
A.D.S. Malted milk is tho best
baby food. "Currin says so."
Get an electric head treatment cr
massage nt Gllmorc's liarber Shop.
Have you seen the piano? St.
Johns Hardware Co. gives it
Wo now Jmvo tho best assort
ment of candies in the city.
"Ourrin says so."
Gus Salamond has sold tho
Multnomah theatre to Mrs. El
liot, of Kansas, who has taken
charge of tho same.
For Rent Groom modern bun
galow, reasonable to steady ten-
UJU, liur. tjiauii aim riiiiuuiu.
Phone Marshall 1702. Key at
Peninsula National Bank.
William Vaughn and family of
Eastern Oregon moved to St.
Johns this week, and aro now
occupying tho Robert Johnson
residence on Mohawk street.
For Chili Concarne, Hot Ta
males, Chinese noodles, hot
boullions and home made can
dies, go to the Geneva Chili par
lors, 20 1 N. Jersey Street.
Eighty acres, four miles west
of Oakland, Oregon, half mile
from Stephens postoffice, Doug
las county, uncleared. Want to
trade this for house and lot or
vacant lots. Bargain for some
one.- McKinney & Davis.
Tillamook County will soon
start a new industry, the manu
facture of milk sugar from whey.
a lanre supply of which is avail
able at the numerous cheeso fac
tories of that district. Funds
for the erection of a factory
have been supplied.
Eueene. which is one of tho
most progressive cities of the
Slate, is Keeping up iu rcpum
tion by starting another new
thine. This time it is a nlan
for h workingman's club, where
men of all classes will feel at
home and facilities will bo pro
vided for pleasant recreation
Crook County won honors at
the Minneapolis Land bhow, tak
ing the Northern Pacific cup for
the best display ot torage plants.
As this was in direct competi
tion with seven northwestern
states, it is something to crow
over. Orecon farmers give good
account of themselves at any
show where they enter exhibits.
Oregon Agricultural College
will have the full co-operation
of te Federal Government in its
back to the farm work. Presi
"dent Kerr, recently returned
from Washington, received the
assurance that funds will be
forth coming annually for state
wide work of this character.
Orecon's activities along this
line were viewed with favor at
HOUSES FOR RENT
for Sale on Easy Monthly Payments
Several modern houses at Kast St. Johns can be
purchased ou monthly terms. Talk with
ANY AGENT IN ST. JOHNS
Or R. G. BRAND
815 Lewis Bldg 4th and Oak Sts.
Phoue Marshall 2641
To the people of St. Johns p.
iui wen jjanunat. uuimg
the past year making it pos
sible for us to enjoy the larg
est volume of business of any
year during this store's ex
lstance. ' We expect to spare no ef
fort to make this store a
pleasant, satisfactory and
safe place to trade; we serve
you politely and rapidly.
Come to our store, or or
der by telephone our de
li vprv service is for vour
THE STm JOHNS
C. R. THOMPSON, Prop.
Things you need for Thanksgiving
Day do not consist only in turkey and cran
berry sauce. No, indeed! You want a "Reed
Roaster" and a carving set, we have them.
Roasters Carving Sets
35c to $3.25 $1.50 to $7.50
St. Johns Hardware Co.
Pay your subscription.
Satisfaction, is the word Oil-
more, the Unrbcr.
For bargains in real estate, sue
J. 13. Williams.
Typewriter ribbons for sale nt
tills oflice; 50 cents encb.
Save our circulars. They will
interest you every day. North
Picture framing done nt Portland
prices nt II. V. Clark's, the furni
ture man. tf
When you are looking for the
best drugs nt the best prices
go to "The North Hank Pharmacy."
If you want prompt delivery of
wood, call Cochraii'Nutting & Co.
Phone Col. 554. 415 bo. Hayes
street, aotf 1
Trade here and get green
stamps. They havo the pur
chasing power 01 money. "Uir-
rin says so."
Found-- A Shepherd dog. about
two years old. Owner can have
same by calling at Dan's Grill
and paying charges.
Then learn, my son, this losson
The hen, among tho birds, Ib
For though she lays in quietness,
Sho ne'er forgets to advertise.
"Broken Fetters." a drama in
five acts bv Charlos Townsend,
will bo presented at Bicknors
Hal . Tuesday evon ng. wee. iu.
by tho young people of the Chris
tian Church. See it.
See G. W. Overstreet for any
thing in the plumbing line. Oppo
site Central School. 31 i S. Jersey
street. Office nnd residence phone,
Columbia, 590. 42lf
Several good dwellings for
sale; small cash payment and
balance like rent. Also two good
dwellings for rent. Soo J. K.
Do your Christmas shopping
now. Got a kodak. Mnkos a
good present for anyone, "Cur
rin says so."
The boy's appetite is often the
sourco 01 amazement. 11 you
would havo such an appetite
take Chamberlain's Tablots.
They not only create a hoalthy ap
petite, but strongmen mo stom
ach and enable it to do its work
naturally. For sale by all deal-
Mi Pnultrvman! If vou are
tint imtlinir otrirs. don't blame
the chickens. Help them along
by feeding Conkey's Laying ion-
1C. ijiuuiiura iuurcuiiiiiu uw. 1110
First Christian Science Society
Sundays 11 a. m., Wednesdays at 8
p. in. Reading room open on 1 ue
dav and Saturday from 2 to 4 p. m
All cordially Invited to the services
and reading room. Subject Sunday:
"Ancient and Modern Necromacy,
alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism
Plans have been set on foot for
making the 1913 Hose Festival
the biirirest thinir in the history
of tho city. It is expected to
nnend more money on the com
ing festival than ever before and
to' provide lavish entertainment
tor tne tnousanus 01 visitors.
A man supposed to be S. V.
Davidor was shot to death in
New York city a day or two ago
Ho was well known in St. Johns
as a disnenser of gold bricks.
ono of which he tried to hand
the city council a few years ago,
in the shape of a gas franchise.
45c Enamel ware Rice Boilers 30c
40c Bracket Lamps 25c
50c Round Roasters. . 35c
20c Galvanized Wire Clothes Lines 10c
25c Galvanized Oil Cans 15c
$4.00 Perfection Oil Stoves $3.25
Air Tight Stoves $1.25 to ?2.50
Get prices nt this store on Acme Quality
Paints, Kunmcls, Status and Varnishes
PENINSULA HARDWARE CO.
Gilmore's Harbor Shop n spe
cialty on childreus' hair cutting.
Tho W. II C. will hold u bazar
and dinner in the I. O. O. F. hall
Saturday, November 80, from 12
to z p. in. ; dinner 'm cents.
resident of this place will re
member as flliss Foster "The
teacher" so dearly loved by both
children and parents in St. Johns
for many years.
Through the efforts of J. N.
Teal, the Government will bo
asked to subscribe one half of
$100,000 from tho reclamation
fund for a thorough survey of
tho Deschutes River to dolor-
mine its power and irrigation
possibilities. The state will, it
is proposed, raise the remainder
of the fund.
The St. Johns Juniors defeat
ed the South Portland Juniors in
a gamo of foot ball played on tho
local grounds near the Catholic
school November 21th. Williford,
Parkor and Too ng played a bril
liant gamo for St. Johns, while
Abrama starred for South Port
land. Tho score was 2li to 0 in
favor of tho locals.
Georgo Simmons came down
from WiiBhinirton state Monday
and greeted his many friends
hero. George is making good
at his new home, being a school
director and, like lus fathor be
fore him, is a vigorous element
in tho construction of good roads.
He harvested ovor 800 sacks
of potatoes this Fall, bosidos
numerous other farm products.
Mra. liilla Mothonv of Eaatorn
Washington, is now paying a vis
it tn lmr fat hor. Governor Fletch
er of St. Johns, it being a year
and a ball since sue last saw nor
mother nnd brothel's. Mrs.
Mot hon.v s a pleasant, vigorous
looking young lady. Hor hus
band onjoys tho distinction ot
being a near relative of Mrs.
Lister. tho wifo of the Governor-
eloct of Washington.
Do not forget the Mothers'
mnntinir at tho Library next Mon
day at 2:30. Fathors, as well as
mothers, and every ono invitou.
Tho parents will bo especially
interoated in this meeting. Not
only because the subject is a most
important one but because it is
to bo handled by two of the teach
ors of the St. Johns public schools.
Subject: Obedience and how to
obtain it. Paper by Miss Nellie
M. Stavons. honored and worthy
principal of tho North St. Johns
school. Discussion led by Mrs.
Sarah 13. Lovsoy, who tho older
Itemembcr when you buy huro
the money is yours if your pur
chase does not satisfy. "Cur
rinl says so."
Tho ladies aid of the Kaptisl
church will have a bazaar Satur
day, Dec. M. Place will be an
All parties having postolllce
boxes will bo expected to luin in
thoir keys by the last of Decem
ber. 11)12, and receive their de
posits, so says Postmaster Monti
linn. Mrs. Huston entertained the
Ladios of the Haptisl Church to
a 10 cent ten Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Lulu Day gave several read
ings which were thoroughly on
joyed by all prosent.
Congregational Church- Sunday
School 10 A. M. Preaching, 11
A. M. and 7;i:0 P. M. Morning
Communion Service. Tonio iu
the evening, "Christ's Miiwiou
to the (Jlmin-boiuul."
Tho first annual convontion of
the Oregon Electrical Contrac
tor's association will be held in
Portland Docombor 17, 18. An
interesting program Iimh boon
prepared consisting of addruMKMt
that will bo of value to all at
tending. Many ontorUiinmont
fontureg have been arranifod.
John Hnrtley, wifo and son
Clifford, of Snuk Contro, Minn,
wore guosU of Gus Salamond
and family on Sunday, Tho two
familios had boon neighbors for
many yoars, and the reunion wtw
most pleasant. Tho visitors
highly enjoyed tho the beautiful
summer-like woathor.and wore
also highly dolightod with SU
Johns. They will likoly docide
to locate hore lator on.
Howard E. Van Valkonhurir.
and Mary Elizabeth Stalter, Nov.
'1, 1912, at tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. G. J. Hazoltino. Canyon
City, Oregon. Tho groom is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Van-
Valkenberg of Burns. Oregon.
The brido is the noice of Mr.
and Mrs. E. F. Day of St. Johns,
with whom sho had mado her
homo for ten yoars. She gradua
ted from tho St. Johns High
School in Juno of last year, and
has been teaching school at Ham
ilton, whore sho met hor hus
lmnd. They will mako thoir
homo at Ililey. Harney County,
Orogon. Tho brido has many
warm friends in St. Johns, who
wish her all tho happiness possi
ble in her new relation.