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On Easy Terms
Combination Ranges, burn
coal or .wood and gas. Three
sizes as follows:
Price Installed, $175, 17.50 cash, 3.50 week
Price insta ted, $135, 12.50 cash, 2.50 week
Price installed, $115, $10 cash, $2 week
Oil Stoves, 2 or 3 burners
Priced $19.25 to 53-1.50
Gas Plates, 2 or 3 burners
Priced $1.75 to $10:50
Electric Power Washer $144
$14 cash, $3 week
Water Power Washer $30
$3 cash, $1 a week
Your Credit Is Good
The Cash and Carry Grabateria
The Changing Times
The era of Chain Stores came about because a
group of men with large capital- could, by starting
stores in different localities iucrease the outlet of
merchandise eminating from one source.
The Chain Store system is nothing more than
auy other store except the buying part is concentrat
ed at oue place. The buyers for these stores have
their headquarters at the source of production and
they buy direct from the packer or the producer.
It goes without saying that a buyer who can buy
the same sort of merchandise for several hundred
stores cau command a better price than a buyer, for
just one store.
.. The secret of advantageous grocery prices in St.
Johns is this -ability to buy in connection with many
other stores. That is why you have had established
by this store better prices than prevail almost auy
where in Portland.
Coupled with this buying capacity, the activity
of the owners, the acquaintance with the locality be
cause of our long residence here ought to convince
any one that we can do business at less cost than the
average grocery. '
We always believed that "a word to the wise
The Grabateria Cash and Carry Grocery
SCALES & CURRIER, Inc.
Charming Styles in Bathing Caps
Charmingly simple and small, mid designed for many practical needs. They are glove-fitting and
cause no discomfort. Call and look them over.
St. Johns Pharmacy
PHONE COLUMBIA 138
The Prescription Storo
Cherry picking1 is nearly over
for the year. St. Johns yielded
many tons of the delicious fruit.
A bouncing baby boy arrived
at the homo of Mr. and. Mrs.
Percy Johnston Tuesday morn
ing. Mr. Imboden, father of George
Imboden, left this week for his
homo at Lebanon, I'enna., after
a very pleasant sojourn of sev
eral months here.
Tim Pnmf in Products Cnmnnnv.
wlitnli rnnvnrta nMmru'lsn llRclns.q
animal matter into useful'fertil
zer, linB just finished a new
buildintr in the Peninsula dis
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Campbell
returned home from Salem and
Armsvillonnd surrounding coun
try Tuesday, after visiting with
relatives and friends for tho past
Manager McCredto of the
Multnomah Theatre is spending
the weekend with his family
at Seaside. Karl Jnvno is in
charge of tho theatre during his
Tho longest orchard in the
world is that of the Dufur Land
ana Orchard Company, Bovcn
miles from Tho Dallos. It is
n no miles in length, occupies
500 acres and is mostly apples.
Tlin Pnntlinr lmll Huh. which
(ins hnnii liimtimr nil cninpm. mid
which is composed of youngsters
in South St. JohiiH. is reorgnniz
inir tho I incut). Marcel Mer-
chand is president, Leo Gasser
vice president and Hilly Davis
Hal Illlllcker of 021 South
Syracuse street lias one of tho
finest gardens in bt. Johns.
Already tho corn la over five
feet h irh and for several weeks
ho has been using beets, tur
nips, rutabngas, etc., from the
A lnir rnft enntnininu oven (.-
000,000 feet of timber has been
sent out of tho Columbia river
by tho Benson Timber Company,
and is now on tho high seas bc
Ing towed trt San Diogo, whoro
It will bo sawed into lumber.
The following officers of Laurel
Lodge. No. 1S5, I. O. O. I-V,
were installed Monday evening:
Nobto Grand, Carl Beckman:
Vice Grand, Percy F. Freeman;
Hec. Sec, Joe Hoborts; Fin.
Sec. G. W. Norono; Troas.,
II. F. Clark.
Georgo Imboden of St. Johns
Cash Market has purchased tho
Hamilton place at 715 Seneca
street, tho deal being made Sat
urday. There ia a half ncro of
land with tho property and con
tains 27 frruit trees besides a
lot of berries. George will havo
quite a farm in his now possess
ion. Mr. and Mrs. John Bragg of
Concordia, Kansas, sister and
brother-in-law of L. F. Clark,
G32 N ! v'i " r r "t, havo
been spending a week horo and
arc so delighted with tho coun
try and its people that on thoir
return will immediately sell
out their holdings in Kansas
and como to God's country, St.
Tho nnotint nf tho Woman's
Christian Temperance Union will
Up hold thn Y. V. C. A. rooms
on East Chicago street next Mon
day at 3:30 p. m. Mrs. Mattio
Slnoth. State President of Ore-
gon'sW. C. T. U.will speak,
also Mrs. Odger. recently from
Council Bluffs, lowa. ino uiris'
Reserve will have a surnriso for
us during the afternoon. Every
body invited. Keported.
The editor ran this ns a lead-
a. l tinii I
ini nrmor a : " ine uusiness
man of this town who is in the
habit of hugging his stenograph
er had better quit or we will
publish his-name." The next
day thirty-3even business men
called at the office, paid up their
Bubscripitons for a year in ad
loft thtrtv.Reven columns
of advertising to run indefintely,
and told the editor not to pay any
attention to fool stories. Sell-
The regular meeting of the
Altruistic Club of Pythian Sisters
was held at the home of Mrs.,
Josephine Bell On East Richmond
street last Tuesday at an all
day session, with fifteen mem
bers in attendance. Past Supremo
Chief Cora M. Uavis being pre
sent, spoke of the much good a
club can do, and a3 the credits
are also given the Temple, spoke
very highly of the work that is
being carried on. After the busi
ness was adjourned it was de
cided to meet with Sister I. L.
Gromachey at 020 Syracuse street
July 27th. Keported.
Bring in your news items.
Oregon has G5 varieties of com
N. A. Geo is erecting a wood
shed for C. G. Ringel on West
Brooms for every purpose are
manufactured by a Portland plant
which lists 375 distinct varieties.
The Peninsula National Bank
has made substantial altera
tions in the rear of their big
institution, which affords greater
The St. Johns Community
Club will picnic at Columbia Park
on somo Wednesday near tho
middle of next month, the de
finite date to be announced later.
A. Carl Nelson and fnmily are
on a visit to Eugene. Mr. Nel
son will return tho first of the
week, while his family will, re
main in Eugene for a week or
Dr. W. H. Lytic state veter
inarian, says that thousands of
cattle from eastern Oregon are
being shipped into Montana and
Idaho to replenish tho herds in
It is reported thai pigeons arc
causing considerable annoyance
among local agriculturists by
appropriating the seed before it
jias a chance to sprout. Owners
are ndviscd to look after the
pigeons lest they meet an un
timely end, says one disgusted
"1 understand." said a young
woman to another, "that at your
church you are having such small
congrogntious. is tnai hot'
"Yes," answorod the other girl,
"so small that every llmo our
rector snys 'Dearly beloved,' yon
feol as if you had received a
Tho keel of tho largest vessel
overbuilt in Oregon will be laid
in a few days by the Northwest
Bridge & Iron Company. When
completed, some time early in
1021, this vessel will bo a 12,000
ton oil tanker. Soven of thoso
craft are to bo built by tho local
Portland company. Tho start
of construction has been delayed
bv tho non-arrival of stool from
the Atlantic Coast.
A Chicago drummer stoppod
at one of those first class hotels
at St. Louis somo timo ago. At
tho breakfast table ho gave an
olaborato order to tho waiter, in
cluding "two soft boiled eggs."
Sambo went off to tho kitchon,
but soon roturnod and asked:
"Mas' Boss, did you want dem
eggs scramble?' "No," said
tho drummer. "I want them
soft-boiled." "All right, sah,"
and off ho trotted again. In a
few minutes he loomed in again,
and remarked in tho most per
suasivo tone: "Mas' Boss, you
bottorharo dem eggs scrnmblo."
"WhyV" asked tho drummer.
" 'Cause doy ain't quito fresh,
and dey looks bettor dat way!"
Loavoordora for wood sawing
nt tliis ptfico and samo will rn
coivo prompt attention. Phono
V. W. ROGliUS
TIIK RAINCOAT MAN
WORK PANTS. ROGERS.
Everything in Sweets and Soft
Drinks at Bigelow's Su'cotShop.
Wanted to Buy Second hand
coal oil stove; must bo in good
condition. Call f08 N. Jersey
Barefoot Sandals. ROGERS.
Maternity cases taken reason
able at 1109 Princeton street,
near Burr. 39
For Sale White Minorca roos
ter; ono year old, $7.00. Or
will trade for white Minorcnhons
one year old. Call 021 S. Syr
acuse. Wool Bathing Suits. ROGERS.
Havo you tried our Vogan'H
and Huffier Chocolates at Bige
low's Sweet Shop?
Kalo Plants for Sale, 15c per
hundrod. Call 7M S. Crawford
Men's Shoos. ROGERS.
Jersey Cow for Sale, gives
lintu'nnn 11! imd ill) nimrtH dailv.
Call 935 Lovely st. near Wall. 30
Vnt Rnli Knur rnnm limine.
Im, CIK-Kin nil kiniln nf fruit.
$1200; torma. Owner 51G W.
Catlin street. 30
Ladies' Khaki Hiking Pants.
I.nnt r.nUl cuff link with dull
gold stripcH, on Catlin street or
on path to inlet. Finder call
Columbia &('.) ; reward.
For Sale or Rent Now aix
rnnm iihhIihmi Iiouho. full lot.
I '1500. half cash, at 7 per cent.
Call 713 N. Ivanhoo street.
It HAM' IMMMTI IT I nionn Urn
rent nrofiteor. bv buvimr ono of
those: I havo four nice little
homes for sale-ono at $1000;
two at $1200 each, and ono at
$M00. bee me at my on tee,
102 N. Jersey street. S. C.
Real Estate Bargains
fi riMiui i-oUhk. connected (ot-ewvr,
Hrk'tly motUril. rolintlc Uvui uulk,
COIHTt'tt) flMimWttoll Hlltl rilll- I .
nit'iil, corner lot Hint flue river view,
IwMtul 'Iiim' In, linoleum (r kitchen
unit Uth room. M?rwtn lr doom anil
window, fclmile mller (or ull win
dow mimI Iteuutiful rlt-vtrit' future.
Tint plme U tit ImI Ixiv In Kl.
Jolnik. The le U iXK) tlUi t-Hkh
anil ImImik v $80 )r uioulh liiclndniK
7 room Ikmhm, modern, lull Inim.--lilt-lit,
cement walU. Th( .lnm Uu
ImrxMiu nt JiiTKj uu eu terms .See It.
I'or KmI New 1 room houe. Till
)Ihc it Mrictly modern Mini !ut full
Iwttement, $SO0cj4i, lUncf f30 ler
month iucluiliUK interest.
see E. II. TRNNANT
613 Gnst Chicago Street
Our sales arc getting better each day as we bring ill more stiocialsnt
. . . .1 ! i l. I
deeper cut prices, ami our siqck is Mirciy ucihk ii-minn
Close Out Specials This Week.
Men's Straw Ht, mjIHiik in I'ortUiiil (or 5.00 now nt f 1C0
Ladies' 1UU I.'i5 value, now at .Wi
Man's While I)res Shirts, worth J 2. 00 at wholesale, to be closed out now at 1 00
8000 yards Huibroulery unit lnsertiuu, at old wluilesale prices JJi , Cjc. Ue
100 lMeeced t'uion Suit 2.26 to 2.76 value, now at 2.00
1 lot Children's Gingham Uttmm 1.26 value. n..w at .n6
Men's Hat ? 2.00, 8.00, 3 60 to B 00
Men's Overalls 2.60. 2.76, 3.00 pair
todies' I'ttlt Slil 1.36 value, now at ,'J.i
1 lot of Indies' Middy Htow , 2 60 value, now at 1 M
All 4 fold Varn worth UJe wholesale, now at M
Adjustable Kiddie Car 3.00 value, now at 2.2o
ait&SCS tClWJI SMMt 'I.W
Men's Shoes 7.60 value, now at 6.WJ
Men's Shoes 0.00 value, now at 1 !
Men's Shoes 6.60 value, now at 1 35
1 lot of .SMehoK Shoos 7.60 value, now at 0.60
" NielcoffSho.. 0,60 value, now at lXi
Men's Heavy Wool Shirts, 4.60 value, now at 3.G0 ,
Heavy Knitting Yarn 1.16 value, now at .85
Saxony Yarn 6 value, now at .25
Men's Heavy Socles 0 value, now at .25
Men's Heavy Soclts ,s. 40 value, now at .35
Men's Heavy Socks , "... .GO value, now at ,15
Men's Cotton Socks 16c to 50c
Heavy Coat Sweater 1.80 value, now at 1.15
Heavy Gloves 2.2 value, now at 1.60
Heavy Comforters , 6.00 value, now at 3.75
Good Broom ..
Meu's Dm I'ants 1( H- f
lloy's Summer Cuder Drawers and Shirts . '
Columbia ami Silko Croclict Thread I2i'"
1 lAt Vttm l'asteners, 4 Hox, 0c value
Men's Cotton (ilove,H.-r air I-- x
Ely's Cash Store
113 W. Burlington Street
Off On Tou
One of the; things that will have
most to do with your full enjoy
ment of your vacation will be
having money for traveling ex
penses accessible and safe.
The surest and safest way is by
carrying American Bankers Association
They can be cashed for their face
value anywhere in the United
States or Canada.
Don't spoil your vacation by
worrying about carrying money
with you. Come in and let us fix
you up with Travelers' Cheques.
Peninsula National Bank
Member Federal Reserve System
Screen your Doors i
A ' f Ill
I Jy Wrk&rt'es and
l tfm$L v Insects
v- WfWh carry
SCKF.F.N VOUK POKCII ALSO, SO THAT SUMMKK ,
KVKNINGS YOU CAN SIT OUTSIUK AND NOT 1 1 A V K TO t
FIGHT FMF.S OK USTKN TO TIIK SONOS OF MOSQUI-
DOING THIS Wll.l. ALSO I1K GOOD INSUKANCK A- t
IT DON'T COST MUCH TO DO TIIK JOH WIIKN WK
SUPPLY TIIK SCKKKNS.
OUK II AKDWAKK IS TIIK IlKSTi IT STANDS THKTKST
St. Johns Hardware Co.
The Winchester Store
Phone Columbia 35 i
A Real Sale
We have on hand the largest
stock of Library Tables ever in
St. Johns. We are offering these
tables to the public at a price as
low as was ever quoted before
the Great War.
A1 Library Tabic $12.00
Let Us Show You (ho Merits of This Tabic.
ST. JOHNS FURNITURE CO.
Phone Columbia 821
206-208 Philadelphia Street Opp. Fire Station
ROGERS' SPECIAL, boat Coc
glove on earth.