ST. JOHNS REVIEW VOLUME 15 ST. JOHNS, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1919. NUMBER Ti Forecasts Bright Future Presaging increased activity in the domestic and export lumber trade is a decision of the direct orate of the Peninsula Lumber company located at the foot Mc Kenna avenue and adjacent to the plant of the Peninsula Ship building company, to increase the capital stock of the corpora tion from $1,000,000 to $1,500, uuu, wnicn is to ue carried through tho filing ot amended articles of incorporation. Tho move, following as it does the culmination of plans for making the company's big lum ber dock, which has a lenuth o 1000 feet, accessible for all types of ships in the Pacific trade by dredging both front and rear, so tno berthing space may be in creased, is the initial action to ward making a stronger bid for marketing tho famed fir of Ore gon. Just what is expected at first the olliciala have not disclosed. other Mian there is a possibility of a strong movement of lumber to tho Alnntic coast through the canal. Much of tho dock space was given up during the war to the outfitting of shinB. tho Pen insula plant turned out its own design in tho way of a -iOOO-ton turbine-driven steamer. Tho dock is equipped with trackage facilities, as well au gear for handling lumber in units, and speedy work is possible in dis patching cargoes. F. C. ltnapp, president of the company, said tho conviction that by adding to reconstruction features as u means of taking care of unemployed in the full the northwest would bo swinging along under a faster commercial atrido than ever, wus responsible for the company making prepar ations, first to pave tho way for reducing the number of idle workers and then bo ready to meet some of tho demands tho trade would make on Orecon manufacturers for material. His forecast was expressed as follows: It is my absolute belief that it will take tho United States as a whole possibly two years after tho signing of tho peace treaty to adjust itself to peace-time conditions and to get tho bus! ness of the country running fair )y smooth, At tho end of this period, and 1 believe two years will be the extremo limit, there will undoubtedly be manufac tured, sold and dclivorcd moro American-made goods than any figures which would bo compiled by the average citizen today. While this period will apply to tho United States in general, I do not think it will apply to tho Pacific northwest. On tho other hand, I believo you will see the business of this northwest terri tory reaching a very high lino of prosperity inside of six months after tho signing of tho treaty of peace, and I believe it is up to tho citizens of this territory who are capable of so perfecting their organization that they can tako care of this prosperity to tako such steps, thereby helping to solve the present question of unemployment, the future ques tion of land settlement, world demands for our products and placing of this territory on the man of the world in a way that will mean permanency.- Ore-gonian. Letter From France Robert Anderson is in receipt of tho following interesting letter from his son, Lowell, who has had quite an extensive and varied naval experience: Many Articles Taxed Not Taking a Chance "Poor Jim has been sent too lunatic asylum," said the barbor, flourishing a shiny razor over his customer. "Who's Jim?" said the man in the chair. "Jim is my twin brother, sir, Jim kept brooding over the hard times, an I suppose he finally got crazy." "Is that so?" "Yes, he and me worked side by side for years, and we are fio alike we couldn't tell each other apart. We both brooded a great deal, too. No money in this business now." "What's the reason?" "Prices too low. Un less a customer takes a shampoo, it doesn't pay to shave or hair cut. Poor Jim, I caught him trying to cut a customer's throat because he refused a shampoo, so 1 had to have the poor fellow locked up. Makes me sad. Sometimes I feel sorry I didn't let him slash all he wanted to. It might have saved his reason. Shampoo. Sir?" "Yes!" Globe and Anchor. The Revenue Act of 1918 pro vides taxes on many urticles of general use. On and after Feb ruary 25, 1919, manufacturers of Mm fnllnwimr nrtiVlpanrn twin it. u. &. &. uuuaio, i'onta Delgata, ed to pay a tax upon their pro- Azores, Alar, o, 1919. Mrs. and ducts when sold: Automobiles, Mr. Robt. Anderson Dear motorcyles, automobile trucks, Mother and Dad: Two months tires, inner tubes, parts or and five days have passed and 1 1 accessories for automobiles and The Price She Paid haven't read one letter from you or any one. 1 can't imagine where our mail is. Well we have a new port now and expect to be hero nil summer. We left Gibraltar, Spain, on a liberty cruise for Villcfrancho Feb. 7th, we stayed until the 19th,and be lieve me we had some time, li- berty every day. Ville is only J No matter what doctor writes your prescription we can fill it and do it RIGHT. We are GRADUATE REGISTERED PHARMACISTS of 12 and Ihir teen years experience. CURRIN SAYS SO. NU tha lafel an your papar. a small place but its on v twenty min. ride on the tramway to Niece, France, and we made nearly all our liberties n Niece. except when wo visited Monty Carlo. Niece is a rest billet for the soldiers and nurses, and I went to dances evorv niirht. Our slim wus the onlv shin in thot port and believo mo wo wore treated lino by nil the nurses and soldiers. I had over n hundred dollars saved and I snent nil and I don't believe I will ever roirret spending it thero because I saw things thnt 1 will never get to see UK'"", inuy mivu u mrgu i, j, C. A. in Nfcco for Hold i era mid sailors and a swell theater and dance hall. I looked my eyes out thinking I would run into Uncle Ray but did not run across him. I made a trip to Monty Carlo, it suro was interesting to go there. Monty Carlo is a little country ofull its own: it belongs to u Count who bought it from Franco somo years ngo; he has the larg est gambling Casino there in the world and every building is just me nncst there la: one couldn't began to explain unless you could sco for yourself. The citizens of Montico do not mvo to pay any tax, the ganib ing house keeps upallexncnses. but tho citizens nro not allowed to gamble Wo went thru with the Y. M. C.A.. party and every body was given a book tellinir all about Monty Carlo. This gambling houso was only broke once nnd the man that broke Monty Carlo was Harry K. Thaw and he only had them broke two days and afterwards he went back and lost nearly everything le had won. Ihere is n arge cilli just n ways from tho Casino and it is said that French people como there and loso their foi tJiio and then go jump oil this cliff to end their troubles. This count wanted to make Monty Carlo n rest place for tho American soldiers and the U. S. said no, your country is neutral, so this Count raised a standing army of ono hundred and twenty six men and declared war against Germany and sent these men with the Fronch to tho front. So now wo huvoalargo Y, M. C. A. there, also several thousand soldiers at rest there and every man cost U. S. government twenty-six francs each day for sleep and eat. Twenty-six rancs is almost live dollars, not quite. I met lots of boys from Washington but none from Port- and; we had about a hundred nurses and soldiers aboad ship everyday for dinner and they sure did enjoy our navy chow. Ono little nurse told mo she did n't see why tomatoes grew be cause all she got to eat was tomatoes every meal. The day before we left wo gave a turkey dinner and the nurses all said they wished they had of joined the navy and tho soldiers liked to of went wild over the dinner and I'll say myself it wa3 good because I jumped in and helned put it out although I never had to because I am doing the butchering. Ray sends his best records to all and says to say he weighs almost 150 lbs. and I weight over 175, so you see we are al most getting fat on our jobs. I have lots of pictures of France and other places where I have been. I hope you take very cood care of the ones that I have sent home because I want a larire collection when I get back to the U. S. A. Well, I most close for this time, hoping to hear from you soon, i remain, your son, Lowell. trucks, pianos, organs phono graphs and records, tennis rackets, skates, base-ball goods and other snorting goods, chew ing gum, cameras, photogrophic films and plates, candy, firearms and cartridges, hunting Knives, electric fans, thermos bottles. cigar and cigarette holders and pipes, hunting and shooting garments and riding habits. articles made of fur, toilet soaps and toilet powder. Tho manu facturers of any of these articles should communicate atonce with Collector Milton A. Miller to ascertain their liability. Tho tox on these articles docs not apply to stocks in the hands of dealers, but only to articles sold on and after February 25, 1919, by tho manufacturer. Another section of the Act provides a tax of 10 per cent up on sculpture, paintings, statuary and other objects of art, when sold by any other person than the artist. Therefore, any dealer handling this class of goods should apply for information as to his liability. On and after April 1st, there will be a tax of 5 per cent upon sales of all articles commonly or commercially known as jewelry, including precious metals or imitations thereof, and When he comes home again, the boy I gave, 1 do not ask that neighbors' flags shall wave. A crowded depot need not honor him, Nor bands break forth with pat riotic vim. Someway, when ho comes back, I'd shrink from pomp For 'twas but yesterday we used to romp. When he steals in to bring a glad surprise, I hope i do not lind Mini grown too wise: 1 will not look for medals on his coat. Nor beg for hero-tales he never wrote. Indeed, a mother is not honor mad: 'Twill mean far more to kiss my little ladl When he stnndslhcro beside my knitting chair. The living answer to a long, long prayer, I'll tell him what I could not whisper then, 'PI tt It iiM.iiiiifl t 1 iitf itM An JLIIU IIIUlllUt'UIUD 1 lllUl IUI1VU to pen: And he, my soldier son, at last shall know The prico 1 paid the day I watch ed him go I Roscoo Gllmoro Stott. If you think you know what you nro doing you can generally mnku other people think the same way, even if you don't. Order any group of idle workmen to start tearing up a turcct and they'll do it without questioning your authority, because they what streets are voir watches. clocltH and nuoru irluns cs. lis tax s to bo co ected khow uiai ih by tho dealer upon such goods iorv- hx. when sold to tho user, and every I Btore in Oregon handling any of I ' ir miincrintinn. : The Best Place In Town to Buy OVERALLS ! Hip Rubber Boots X llctv)' Ciiulc I'nioii Mu le Jumpers $1 .95 I Blue Bib Overalls $2,35 83,70 $2,00 Men's Coveralls ! Ladles' Pant-a-Dress I Carpenters white Qveralls$2.Q0 i Waist Overalls $2,00 Tennis Shoes Gloves WhyDoritYou Get Hiat Royal l&iloxed Look? 10c o cr Kovaf Matw-tO'Mcasun: Suits amtOwmcits at $25, $28.50, $31, $35, .$'10, $'15 and $50 W. W. ROGERS THE RAINCOAT MAN 202 N. JERSEY ST. Open Eveninrje AuUiri ii lUM'Uiit Dt.di r The royal tailors these lines must collect this tax upon all sales made commencing April 1st. 1919. In order that a complete list of dealers in thoso goods may be compiled, all such dealers should send their namos to the Collector at Portland, stating tho business engagod in, On and after May l. iuiy. there will he a tax collected from the gooda by tho seller. Other now taxeB are on shooting gulleries which will pay $20.00 a year, riding academies which will nay $100.00 a year, "for hire' cars to pay $10.00 a year for each car having a seating capacity of more than two and not moro than seven, and $20.00 for each automobile having a the purchaser of ice cream, soda Boating capacity of moro than water, and such other refresh ments of this kind as are served at soda fountains and similar nlaces of businoss. Owners of soda fountains and ico cream parlors should be sure to have their names listed with tho Collector at once. On and after May 1st. 1919, the luxury tax will be effective, This provides that a tax of 10 per cent shall be collected bv the seven, it is tho intention of the Internal Uevenue uureau to give wide publicity to the vurioun provisions of the new Act, but it should not bo forgotten that the taxpayer is supposed to aicertain his liability, and that ignorance of the law i'b not held by the courts to be a valid reason for not complying with tho law. Collector Miller will bo pleased to furnish all information upon Wanted to Rent A furnished house or Bungalow 4, 5 or G room modern, in or near the center of St. Johns. Address P. O. Box 1106, Portland. Room and board. Man and wife or young ladies preferred. Mrs. C. R. Chadwick, 219 Swenson street. dealer from the purchaser on j request, nut onviousiy has no carpets and rugs selling at over means of reaching everyone $5.00 a square yard; picture 'atfocted by tho Act and notify frames, trunks, valises, purses, I ing them individually of their portable lighting fixtures, urn-! liability. brellas, fans, smoking jackets, men's waist coats, men's and There is one business that we know and that is the drug busi ness. CURRIN SAYS SO. or hose, and women's silk stock ings or hose, men's shirts and men's and women's pajamas, nightgowns and underwear, kimonas. petticoats and waists. Practically every store in Oregon will be affected by this tax, which will apply to all that part of the price for which the goods are sold in excess of the price stipulated in the Act. On and after May 1st, 1919, perfumes, essences and extracts, dentifrices and similar articles, as well as pills, tablets, powders and other medicinal prepara tions, will be subj'ect to a tax of one cent on each twenty-five centi or fiaction. This tax will be paid by stamps affixed to Here is a new one told as hon- women's hats, caps, boots, shoes,! est.to-goodness truth: One of pumps and slippers, men h neck--tho unitsat Camp Lewis, Wash., ilea miu nccitvt uur, aiir DiwMiiKa had in its ranks a chronic whist lor. In barracks, at drill, every where and all the time this soldier whistled, and sugges tions, threats, sarcasm about his musical effort all rolled off him like water olF a duck's back. There was no stopping his whistling. Finally an officer took the man in hand. "You stand out thereatattention,' the officer commanded, "and whistle for an hour." The soldier grinned and obeyed. For one hour he stood in the company street, whistling "The Star Spanglod Banner." And for an hour officers and soldiers stood at attention with him. City Hall Doings Commissioner Munn wants n geological survey made of Bull Run lake, but ho has not yet made up his mind to ask for an appro priation from the council to pay the expenses of a noted govern ment ireolotrist. Mr. John Diller. The purpose of the survey is to insure a lasting water storage. Mayor Baker has returned to the City from his sojourn in the oast, having been absent for nearly a month. He has been attending several conventions and at the same time making himself acquainted with civic affairs in the large cities of the east. He is now again at his post and from now on will give his entire attention to the duties of the office. The city council will act upon tho recommendation of Com missioner Perkins resolution in creasing the appropriation of the Rose Festival from $2,500 to $5, 000 this week. This is on account of the nature of the celebration, it being held at a time when the city should give the returned soldiers and sailors a hearty and cheerful welcome, and at the same time to show tho apprecia lion of Portland's citizens. Smelt Running Big GEORGIA RICH Teacher of Piano Technic nnd hand tlevelopnuui, Pupils developed from lwglutiiuje 10 public appearance. Studios 507.8 Columbia bldg. Sir North Kellog street. Phones--Main 3319; Col. 5ol. Mrs. Gabriel PiiIlitT Vocal Teacher Commissioner Perkins has drafted an ordinance compelling every police ollicer to act ub a deputy license inspector. Under this plan tho police officers on their respective beats will ascer tain if licenses have been secured and report to the officials at the license bureau. Commissioner Perkins states that in this manner the whole city will bo covered at hardly any exponso to tho city and will increase the revenue by thousands of dollars which has heretofore been lout. Commissioner Perkins is now in stalling new furniture in the licetse bureau and by the lime ev ry thing is in shape it will be of Immense benefit not only to the employees but also in the accomodation of tho public. It has como to knowledge of the Cr.y Commissioners that there is a certain prejudice among landlords or this city against renting to discharged soldiers and sailors rooms in a partmcnt hotisos were tho family consists of more than man and wife, Mrs. A. li. Richards of the housing bureau, has made the complaint and intends to go before the local clubs and ntnrt a movemnt to secure homes for tho service men. Commissioner Bigelow says and mothers homes in Portland because they uippen to have children there would bo little incentive for young people to get married." It 's vory probable that tho city council will be compelled to take some definito action in regard to this matter and assist the land ords in dovising ways and means of housing families with children. aro hurred ironi Smelt! Smelt! Smelt! Tons of glistening smelt dipped wriggl ing from tho Sandy river! Smelt for the market, smelt for supper, smelt to salt away for tho house hold larder, jolting with knock out blows tho hich cost of living. Saturday tho smelt begun to run in the Sandy. Funny how rapidly tho news spread. By 1 o'clock Sunday morning, whole families with dipnets, buckets, , any old thing to dip'em up with, were arriving at the Sandy river j bridge, just tho other side of 1 Troutdulo 1 which ought hence forth to be cahed Smeltdale.) These early comers were just the vangunrd of a multitude who came to tho Sandy Sunday for, smelt. From every point and rock on both sides of the river a- u iiw11inlnu flm 1itflrrn Him dii poG .1 their nets and hauled' hlJYlhK SmiMl out the smelt. Thoy oiuno in nutomobiles, on Violin Instruct 011 motorcycles, in trucks mid be- STUDIO, 215 N. Syracuse Stuutt hind Old Dobbin in tho family ' . . , buggy. Tho interurbun from I,,nHC -"""'" Montavilla to Troutdulo had to t " run extra cars to accommodnlo YlrS.DertliaC. Dlll'dlCK tho rush. Some oven walked out. ( Dlflplitmu MrentliitiK. l'nrwunt Tone plnceliifiit ami Cli-nr ilirtii.it. Pupil taught i takr pnit 111 Trlo and QunrtettcH. 1 0(5 !.oiul):itl St. l'houo Columbia 19i ' Mrs. Frank A. Rice" Tl Ml M HI' Violin, Mandolin and Piano I'lillll ill Nnltc ll.linr StlHllo; V .1 lid Si ti t 1 Telephone Columliiit ;tXl 1 l'Uiltt limy titcomt' Member, nl Ihr JurfHtt ' Oiclir.ltn which HI mnke t'ulillc HMmMHHt , monthly. Fine Program Rendered An Union Missionary meeting of the St. Johns churches was conducted under the leadership of the W. C. T. U. at the Advent- ist church laul Friday with the allowing program: Opened by Mrs. Scott with words of wel come. All sang the Missionary lymn. Mrs. Burton then took charge of the devotions, reading tho twenty-seventh Psalm, fol- owed by prayer: Homo Missions iy Mrs. Cook; Mexico and the .iquor Problem by Mrs. II. U. Adams: Tho Call of Central America by Mrs. J. M. Shaw: South America Problems, Mrs. Smhoff; Solo, Mrs. Overstreet; teconstruction work In Europe, Mrs. Benjamine; reading by Mrs. Geo. Hall; Africa. Mrs. Blair; a solo by Miss Alsbergo; Tho Cull of tho Orient, Mrs. J. C. Scott. Closed by singing Work for the Night is Coming, and Aronic Benediction. -Reporter. Six deputy shorms and traffic officers were kept in a sweat ull day handling the swarm of auto mobiles. From Troutdulo down to the bridge and beyond it, a full half link', oars were parked on "both sides of tho highway, and in every open parking space they were three, four, even half a dozen (Uep. And every moment more cars arriving to add to the jam. The 15 miles of highway be tween Portland and Troutdulo duriui! tho whole of Sunday was coveted with two streams of automobile ti utile ono going to the Sandy, the other returning. From the fronts or backs 'of most of the cars on going "tit projected the handles or basin ss ends of dipnets. Packed on tho hoods and running boards of tho cars returning wore gunnybagii, Hour Hacks boxes, buckets, barrels and baskets full of smelt. It made no difference what kind of a dipnet was used. It was all the name to tho smelt. Somo fishermen had nice "store" dipnolH. But those with flour sacks hold open by a wire grummet and fastened to any old kind of a stick dipped them out just as fast. I hero we cu about as many arietioH of dipping them out as there woro dipnolx, too. Aloui of tho liHhorH stood on tho Khoru and reached out into tho current where tho looming schools wore swimming. Bolder spirit wad ed right into tiie stream and scooped them up. And some, ko tho fishermen of ualilee. did their fishing from boats. Tho boats, however, were moored to tho shore for the current was too swift for paddling. But they all got Hiuelt. Buck- otfulH, bagfuls, wagon loads of them. And for every umult wiio yielded up his life in a dipnet, hundreds of others pressed up stream in mass formation for tho spawning grounds, Tho annual smelt run in tho Sandy usually continuus from 0110 to two weeks. It ends al most us abruptly as it begins, Orogonian. (Ueetititnte of the KovaI AcntUmy of Music, London.) Teacher of Piano 1957 llodgr St. Phone Col. 873 I'lione M11I11 8!MK. Colitinlim 101 Perkins & Bailey LAWYERS Hoard of Truilo lluilillnn St. Jotm Olllirxllli I'rnln.ul.i Smurlty Co, Hours I toll I'. M. W.J. Ollrtmp. M.I). U.K. Stly, M.I), Drs. Gilstrap & Seely Physicians and Surgeons Glasses Accurately Fitted Ol'I'ICIt IIOI US y.lNMolUM. OI'l'ICIW l;:t0lo i :Ml P. M. IVnln.uli 7:00 to 8:00 l. M. unity ,U Sumhiyit, !I.(V) to 10 :K) . M. Dr. Evarl P. Borden DENTIST Painless Kxtmction of Tcvtli uiidor Nitroiis Oxide Gun Ollice I'eiiliiMilu Hunk bldg. Ollii-r phono Col. IU.'i. h pliniip Cul. ITT , mi' i , h p. m. Mourn- U 12 u. in l :to r. "A police court isn't all grim and sordid," remarked Judge White the other day. Sometimes something really funny happens, Not so very long tgoa chauireur was brought in alter having run down a man, " 'Did you know that if you struck this pedostrian ho would bo seriously injured'' I asked. M 'Yes, iir,' replied tho chauffeur. " 'Then why didn't you zigzag you cur and miss himV "'lie wus zigzaging himself and out guessed me, your honor," he answered." Pittsburg Sun. Dr. Herbert F. Jones CHIROPRACTOR 311 North Jersey Street I)ny Phone Coin inliia 1)7 Klglll PhWM Colli inbid (JOQ I'lione Columbia 371; Ku. Columbia 1131 Dr. F. P. SchuKze Physician and Surgeon Kooin 10 l'cniiiMilu Hank Itutldiitfc DR. L P. IMCKI5NS, DENTIST OMkc llmirtiH tu 12 A. M I to I. ,VI. Kvcuiiik 7 t U I'tmliiMita lUuik lllilu. OH'ue I'Iiohw CoImmiuu 1 iM LEWIS CALDWELL LKADINO BARBKR Tin- vlmv wlun- kihmI m iiiii' iH Mill I U'l Jilt trt'Htllll'llt I'll Mill. OlllllU'U'n iMir rutting rt-ti-ivi- -pti 1 il .itu-iiluw, 109 BURLINGTON STREET Davis Barber Shop and MATH KOUMS S. W. DAVIS, I'rep'irler 108 Philadelphia St. Hath 25c Wo have sold a large numbor of talking machinoH in this dis trict and all our patrons are SATISFIED. CUUItIN SAYS SO. Not th I ik I en if our pager, FOR SALE Two Modern Cottr ,is of four rooms each. These are ine little homes for two people. Thev are close to the In dustries beinic numbered 503 Osweiro and (500 Hudson St. The Oswego street property is on a lot 50xG0and the Hud son street 40x100. Either of these can be bought just like paying rent. While you are paying rent waiting for Heal Estate to como down you will pay enough to offset the difference (and it may not come down) and get nothing. These houses are priced at the cost a year ago and all building material and labor have increased in price since then. Bonham & Currier. St. Johns Undertaking Co. 208 N. Jersey Street I'lwm v I'n.iiiiiliu &2? cilu:uliiu 2119 Autoiutjliik- Ik arse Gel Our Pr'ces Before Going It Pwllaid Mother's New Home Restaurant 109 S. Jersey St. Meals .10c. Shipbuilder' Lunch 2oe (Juick Service Ili-kt ItatltiK I'l.u v ui at. John MRS. S.J. Hl.l.Hh, l'ruprirtrt- PENINSUU HUE A8SIRACT & REALTY CO H. HENDERSON, Manager 402 N. Jursey Street AbttrucW of Title I'lt'iml Talc KxuuiiiMul Thone Culituiliiu 255 ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING Wiring, Fixtures and Repairing C. L. Dearlove Phone Columbia 374 1673 HaVCIl St.