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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
ST. JOHNS, PORTLAND, ORIv .0 FL1DAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1921.
Letter From Dr. J. V. Scott
The Gth installment of nn in
teresting letter from Dr. J. Vin
ton Scott, formerly n well known
dentist of St. Johns. Owing to
its length and the shortness of
our space it will be published in
Now coming toward us is a
wedding procession, and just
oil to the side of the road a car
avan of velvet footed camels are
bringing in some of the winter's
supply of coal. These big state
ly fellows reminds ono of Bibli
cal scenes. Mrs. Scott thinks!
she would like a ride on one of
those big fellows, so later when
wo see one quieuy resting wo
speak to his master, get his con
sent and she climbs aboard.
ino sensation ono gets goes
through when the old fellow gets
up and is like going out over the
Columbia bar in a small boat.
She rides a Bhort distance and
goes over tho bar again, only the
weather gets considerably
rougher. Of course the opera
tion attracts a large crowd of Chi
nese anu altords them a great
deal of amusement.
We see barbers by the side of
the road doing forn few coppers
wnar, our barbers at home charge
tiuriy-iivo and nriy cents gold
for. And there is just as much
difference in their work as there
is in their price. Wo stop to
take a picture of ono at work
and get a good look at his equip
ment. It consists of a stool,
one dirty towel, ono dirty apron,
one pan of dirty water.ono piece
of laundry soap, ono cheap Chi
ncso scissors, ono set ear picks
and ono customer who seems to
bo enjoying himself. Hero tho
barbers clean their customers
ears. That is a sort of "Como.
Bha" wc don't get at homo. I
did not mention his charcoal not
ho carries with him to keop his
Afternridoof several miles
wo arrive at tho gates of tho
Temple of Heaven. The Tem
ple of Heaven enclosure consists
of a park nearly a mile snuaro
around which is a high wall, in
which are five large buildings
and tho Altar of Heaven. This
great shrino was fust construct
ed in the year of 1420 in thn lat
ter part of tho reign of tho third
Ming Emperor, Yung Loh. He
is also the builder of tho large
wail around Peking. Tho Tem
ple of Heaven was renovated
and extensive repairs mado in
1889,' but now again going to
ruin, not baing used smco thq
revolution. First to tho right
as we enter is tho Palaco of Ab
stinence. This is where the
Emperor first went upon his on
trance. Ho spent tho night in
Tasting, preparing his mind and
body for the duties bofore.
Some distance on and to tho
left Is tho Templo of Heaven.
Una triplo roofed structure
stands in the center of a triple
piauorm oi wnuo maroie wun
carved marble balustrades. Its
roofs are supported by red col
nmnd TIia ttnf la tnt in lilitrt
while the whole is Biirmountcu
by a guildcd ball. In this build
ing tho Emperor formerly olfor
eu their annual prayers lor a
Happy and Prosperous year. But
this building, imposing as it is.
did not have the ritualistic im
portarcu in Imperial times that
tho Altar of Heaven had. This
place was tho scono of the most
impress! vo service of tho year,
It is nn altar built in three ter
races ot wiuto marble. I no
lower terrace is 210 feet wide.
the second 150 feet and tho top
is 90 feet across. Thorc nro 3G0
carved balustrades on tho thrco
terraces. These balustrades rep
resent tho SG0 days of the Chi
ncso Lunar year. I-or tho nur
pose of worshipping upon this
altar tho Emperor visited tho
Tomnle annually at tho season
of tho Winter Solstice. On this
Hod a Jolly Good Time
A jolly crowd assembled nt
tho homo of Cant. R. E. Mcln
tire at G20 E. Polk street Janu
ary 29th to celebrate his birth
day. Ho was presented with
a fino homo made cako with 18
candles upon it. It is presumed
tho donor thought he was only
18 years of age by the way ho
Want Fair to be Held Here
At an interesting meeting of
tho St. Johns Community Club
held in the Y. W. C. A. build
ing Tuesday ovening it was de
cided that the club use its encr
giea in securing t)ie 1925 World's
Fair for North St. Johns. It
was the- choice of the club that
the name of the big new park
in danced. A fine lunch was serv-lbe the St. Johns Park, with a
ed at midnight and tho guests
danced until a late hour and re
luctantly departed, wishing the
hostess many more birthdays
Tho following cuests wero pros
ent: Mr. and Mrs. B. Bradley
and son. Mrs. A. Hearn. Mrs.
J. Higgle, Mr. and Mrs. C. Gan
nan and daughter, Mrs. C. A.
Doran, Mr. and Mrs. J. Fields,
Miss Edna Kilby, Paul Crum,
Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Hanvillc,
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Beaver,
Mrs. B. Woisenfluh, Miss J. N.
Little. Miss Myrtle Brous, Mr.
and Mrs. F.Sweet, Mr. and Mrs.
C. J. Vcsley, M. II. Holton, J.
N. Ripper, R, A. Ader, L. H,
Gosnoy, Mr. nnd Mrs. G. M.
Brous. Robert Beaver. Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Bradley and children,
J. J. Canell.Mr.and Mrs. Times,
son and daughter, Mr. Lynch,
Mr. Loy, Mr. and Mrs. Lnw-
renco Uihus, u. A. Mclntyre,
Miss Thelma McKenzie.
front all worldly suroujidings
with nothing between him nnd
tho Heavens, and hero ho talked
with the sunremo being who had
authority overj all their count
less petty gods. This supromo
being was known to them as
m,i vu,.,. fi.... n
To bo continued.
second choice of James John
Park. Tho meeting registered
an emphatic protest against tho
proposed shortening of tho ferry
service hours from 10 to 8 at
night. President Monnhan stat
ing that it should bo increased
to midnight instead. A rcsolu
tion was adopted voicing the
nrotest and setting forth rea
sons why the service should not
be shortened, and it was decid
ed that a committee be appoint
ed to present the resolution in
person to the county commis
sioners. Mrs. Greene gave an
interesting report of the oirorts
being put forth by tho commit
tee in protest against increase
in telephone rates.
Treasurer Sergeant Crnno ren
dered a financial statement
which showed receipts to date
$559, expenditures $1G9.GU, leav
ing a balanco on hand or W8'J..7.
Plans for a cleanup campaign in
St. Johns was discussed to some
extent. Tho place for holding
tho next meeting of the club will
$1.50 Ncktics now S1.C0
umrtli mnrn hnf uiui nnn'fr trnf If
uecjiaiuu ib wua mo tuny 10 ku KvJUISllS.
an account oi mmscii anu nis
dealings with his subjects and
mploro Heaven's forgiveness
for their paot mistakes. Hero
10 was alono on this altar away
in next week's
For Salo -Semi-modern -i room
house, lot 50x100, has fino gar
ugo with electric lights, gas
range, heater ntm some linoleum
goes with tho place; price $1G50,
$900 cash, balanco $15 monthly
and interest. Call 517 Oswego
Farmer Alakes the Wheels Go
Some of us arc gifted speak
ers and we make the welkin
sound, fading all the lesser
shirkers who may argue and ex
pound ;and our grace you'll bo al
lowing when wo como before
you bowing but tho fnrmer
with his plowing makes the old
world's wheels go round. Some
of us are famous fighters, with
our guns nnd butcher knives;
and a lot of us, as writers, buy
tho fodder for our wives; oth
ers on the stage aro playing
through tho lines of "Hamlet"
straying but tho farmer with
his haying is the man who saves
our lives. Some have nil their
lives devoted to tho well known
public weal, and in Conirress.sil
ver throated, you mav hoar them
ably spiel; and they have our ad
miration, our applause and ndu
lation but tho fanner Baves the
nation, when he feeds the calves
their meal. Some are painting
gorgeous pictures destined to a
deathless fame, and, despito the
critic's strictures, they will got
there just thu same: some are
gaining preaching public mor
nls, some are gaining singers'
laurels but the farmer with
his sorrels, or his clavbanks.
plays the game. Ant tho far
mor isn't yawning ashoirocs his
dusty way and we do not see
him slopping yelping for a six
hour day; when thn early dawn
is breaking he goes briskly to
his raking, and his honest bones
arc aching when at night he
ills tho hay. Walt Mason.
Laugh, and the World Laughs
Ono hundred first class envel
opes with your name and ad
dress neatly printed on tho cor
ner for ono dollar at tho Review
office. Additional 100 for 75c-
Tliu postoilice department ad.
vises the use of printed return
IN THE SWIM
And Going Right Along With The
We don't propose to be outdone
by anyone that is on the road
to Pre-War Prices. You can
buy here now as you have al
ways bought, with proiit to
yourself and community
A great many of our lines have been reduced
from One-Eighth to One-Third Off.
STATIONERY a great many beautiful numbers at
PVRALIN IVORY, Brushes, Combs, Puff Boxes,
Hair Receivers, Etc., at One-Third Off,
FRANKLIN FOUNTAIN PENS at One-Fourth Off and
a Bottle of Ink Free with each Pen.
KNICKERBOCKER BATH SPRAYS One-Third Off,
C0NVERT0 RECORD CABINETS for Small Victrolas
at One-Third Off.
Kodaks and Brownies
NOW IS YOUR TIME, IT IS ONLY A FEW MORE WEEKS TILL
ALL-OUT-DOORS INVITES YOUR KODAK, SO BE READY
2.8G No. 0 Brownie, Now $2 00
3.33 No. 2 Brownie, Now 2 50
4 58 No. 2A Brownie, Now 3 50
5 97 No. 2C Brownie. Now 5 00
1018 No. 2 FoldiiiK Brownie, Now 9 00
9 49 Vest Pocket Alitor aphic Kodaks, Now 8.00
10 58 Vest Pocket Autographic Kodak, R. R. Lens 9 50
10 67 Autographic Kodak Jr. No. 1 Meniscus Lens . . . . $15 00
20.96 Autographic Kodak Jr. No. 1A R R. Lens 18 00
Other Kodaks and Brownies take Proportionate
IF IT ISVT AN EASTMAN IT ISN'T A KODAK"
LOOK US OVER, SAVE YOURSELF TIME, TROUBLE AND MONEY
"CURRIN SAYS SO"
A Victrola is the all year entertainer at Low
Cost, Easy Terms
CURRIN'S FOR DRUGS
BOSS OF THE ROAD OVERALLS OR JUMPERS
HATS AND CAPS
THAT PIT YOUR FACE AND POCKETBOOK
MEN'S AND BOY'S REAL LEATHER
Young Alcn's Chocolnlc Brown
iK Aton's Chocolnlc Brown (JC 7C
English Toe, Very Dressy. . . ,$0i I 0
Alcn's Real Leather WORK SHOES A 0C
Shirts, Pants, Gloves and Socks
GOOD STUFF AT THE RIGHT PRICE
M of Cdfnnwrce Bulding
THE RAINCOAT MAN
St. Johns Undertaking Co.
Thomas Grice, Manager
Office, Col. 527 PHONES Night, Col. 299 208 N. Jersey St.
FREE USE OF CHAPEL AUTOMOBILE HEARSE
Night or Day Calls Promptly Answered
IX)W RKNT enables us to give
our customers the benefit of
Very Low Pi ices.
Wc guarantee lower prices than you currget in the city
Not a Hranclr office of any
Portland IJuUer taking Co.
it witi 7h
Remember your friends with the
jiift of a nice Flowering Plant.
Fern or Cut Flowers,
Visit the Greenhouses and make
your selections; you will find prices
very reasonable ami to suit all
Burglary Insurance j
Fnr n Hmnll nnniml nromfnmf-rvft "tsill
Burglary Insurance policy protecting vou against T
burglary, theft, larceny and holdup, j I
Phone Col. 161 for' Kates
PENINSULA SECURITY; CO.
108 South Jersey St PJione Columbia 161
Office 107 N. Jersey Street
Phone Col. 887 Residence Cot. 389
For Fine Chocolates ,
Ice Cream, Tobacco and llgars
311 South Jersey Street
HOYS' SHOES that really
Laugh, and tho world lnuyhs
with you; '
Ween, and you ween nlone:
, For the sad old earth must bor
j row mirth,
But hna trouble enough of its
Sing, and the hills will answer,
Sigh, it is lost on the air;
Tho echoes bound to a joyful
But shrink irom voicing caro.
Rejoice, and men will seek you;
Grieve, and they turn nnd go;
They want full measure of all
Hut they do not need your woo.
He glad, and your friends art?
He sad, and you lose them all;
There aro none to decline your
Hut alono you must drink
Feast, and your halls are crowd
ed; Fast, and the world goes by.
Succeed and give, and it helps
Hut no man can help you dio.
There is room In the halls of
For a large and lordly train,
Hut ono by one we must all lllc
Through the narrow aisle of
-Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Saturday, l;tbru:iry &
BILLY BURKE i""Tt
.MRS. JOHNSON" Ai .
HutnUy, February 6
Monday nn1 Tiieadnv. I
1.AOH HI.F.t'TH" I
And "Lout City" No. U
Wednesday, l'l-hnurr 0
ENID BENNETT In "HKk
ThurjMUv md VtMnx . Vtb. 10 nmt
Itrlc'V.m Htrolu'fm' MiwU-r Ptet
"The Devil's Pass Kif
A ? AO l ltX'(fftt.
SflUlidMv, Pcbrunrv 12
ETllEL CLAYTON iu'TMf
OI' KllZANNK'' Piironjonh.
The Public Dock Commission
has granted Engineer Hegardt
authority toiiurchaso and install
one llMon elevator on I'iur No. I
2 at municipal terminal No. 4 to
accommodate river Btoamer and
barge service. It will be Bint-,
ilar to tho elevator on 1'ior No.
1. He hart also buen authorized
to build a flBlcm of plank road
ways under all the piei'H to bo
used by lircmen in casu of lire.
Also a road from thu present
main road into thu terminal to
connect with Pier No. 5.
We Can't Fipi M
Wliv any one will lulled
their iyiH, when we fit pin1?
nnd nn.ii uiiic NitMntiioi:.
OH, W. J. GILS) BAP
I'Iinmi mm ;.n.l Snifen
ST. JtUINS. OKKtSOgl
.hint btfcuuMO I orlve hig vultu
is no ign I'm Jewish- ROGERS.
"GIFTS THAI LASTl
GIFTSI GIFTS! Watches, Rings, Brooches, Diamonds, Cut Glass, Sllrtmrt
20 PUR CI2NT RI-DUCTION ON AM. I KMI.S
All lfrench Ivory in Scsor
Single Picas, nt uti iily re
duced p ices.
Eiprrl Watch Repiirior, ll Work
THE 0R1GNAL ALL RECORD PHO
NOGRAPH WITHOUT ATTACHMENTS
It luts numerous fcatuns
uuohtiiiunbk' ilsculurc. stall
ns the Ultonu, the All kuonl
Reproducer, nnd the Hum
wick Tone Amplifier, built
entirely of wood, so its to end
the metallic sounds forever.
Come And Find Oul For Yourself
WATCH MAh'UK ASH . I:W I.I.IIK
(iotxl I Oill will not tw '
price for a luug
nnd may n hihet.
hiu tli )1 ii Iki'I I i.
d r it nut ! ii-i -''H up
IT "1 ' ;" l ' U' l ill fU
Beckett v fjreen A oases
814 and 816 North Kellogg Streat'
Phone Col. 401 '
The jilace where wmm service nun
ntirteou.i treatment prevail. Children'
hair cutting receive ecial attention.
109 BURLINGTON STREET
Frank A. Rice
Four Kinds of Laundry
HIGH GRADE FINISHED WORK
ECONOMY FAMILY WORK
TELEPHONE EAST M04