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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
ST. JOHNS, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1921.
The New St. Johns Park
In the acquisition of the St. Johns
tract for a park site, l'ortlnndcrs
have a park which promises a va
riety of interests, possible because
of the Size and natural advantages
of tiie pi ice. More than sixty acres
comprise the park-in-thc-uiaklng,
which will benefit the St. Johns
community and will have sufficient
attraction to briug visitors from all
parts of the city. Commissioner
Pier has included the park, in his
outline of a boulevard system, thus
putting it in a list of important
places to be visited. The land ha?
great variety in topography, includ
ing rolling ground, a high knoll and
a deep ravine with elevations rang
ing from forty-five feet in the ra
vine to lo.s feet at the top of the
knoll. The greater part of the park
area is in rolling country, best I
adapted for park uses for picnic
grounds, playflelds and walks and.
scenic drives recently announced in
the park plan of development, a
wide drive is contemplated, passing
through the most interesting parts
of the park and opening up every
section of the plot to the greatest use.
The contemplated location for the
south entrance to this drive is at
Meyers street. Pedestrian entrances
arc arranged for Seneca street and
Bruce, Weycrhauscr, Reno and St.
Johns avenues. Entrances at the
northwest corner will be both vehi
cle and pedestrian, giving the in
dustrial section of the city adequate
access to the park property. Play
ground and athletic activities will
receive a big share of attention in
the general scheme. For baseball
enthusiasts .two ball fields are dc
signed John V. Peters, engineer for
the bureau of parks, has already
surveyed the laud for regulation
fields with diamonds built in the ap
proved direction for good play. A
small building for dressing and
.storage will be located conveniently
near both fields. These fields are
The New Village Store
The village store lrn changed a pile
I Or so It seems to me,
It's (IllTcreiit In stock and style
l'rotn what it used to be;
Tlic cracker barrel's vanished now,
The prunes have irone from slcht,
There's nothing left around, I vow,
There's no place for us to sit
I That used to haunt that store,
Our wisdom and our native wit
I Aren't heard there any morel
, The place Is nil so spick and span
i And citified and smart
It's simply broken up the clan
' And cracked each loafer's heart.
I know its making money fast
. Since Its dimmed its wavsi
It never made much lu the past--
mil uiosc were nooa om days)
It Was the mcctluK place, the hub,
In that glad time of yore;
It was the forum aud the club
And now It's Just a storcl
paths bf easy Krnde. The more cner
getic, ambitious visitors will find a 'staked in the northwesterly comer
vent for their energies in several of the site and the lower lias been
hillside trails. I fitted to a natural stadium forma-
Natural beauty of fine evergreens ' tiou of the ground. Tennis will be
is one of the features of the new provided, probably in the south-
site. The laud has a generous man-, westerly corner of the park, where
tic of Douglas firs, some splendid playground activities arc to be
grouped. The preliminary plan culls
for four regulation courts which
would permit tournament nluv as
well ms every day contests. A field
house is an important structure
which will accommodate tennis
players and youngsters from the
playground and will serve as a gen
cral headquarters for the park ac
The playground arena wilt be di
vided so that the little 'children wil
have n protected play area for their
sand courts and wading, pools, al
have numerous entrances, so that lowing the older boys greater free
incense cedars and dogwoods, ma
ple aud other native growth. In
choosing a site for this district of
the city, the natural bcuutie.4 of the
place were one of the deciding fac
tors. Prom the high point attractive
vistas may be had across the river
lowlands to the mountains, Snow
capped peaks and blue mountains
add greatly to the scene. This high
ground is to be developed to the
greatest advantage of this pan
orama of river bottom and distant
mouuUlus. The St. Johns site will
the communications to the south
and west will be adequately cared for
and in addition motor entrances for
boulevard traffic will be provided.
As part of the general scheme of
dom in the open phiyfiehls, Walks
and the drive will lead to a small
lake which lias been designed for
the ravine in the northerly portion
of the park. A woodland lake, with
the Sewing Shop
Is now located at 506 N. Jersey Sireet o
Opposite Fletcher's Plumbing Shop O
Anything In the soyvlng line neatly and prompt
Ready made House and Street Dresses from $3 to $6.
Take along .
plenty of film
We have Kodak film
in the complete assort
ment, autographic and
all of it is ready for
One feiture of our Kodak depart
ment i that through helpful
criticiiin snd friendly advice we
help you make good pictures
better. Come to our itorc and
learn about service from us.
A splendid Iron Tonic and
23c, 45c and 85c '
Bromo Quinine. ...... .25c
Bromo Seltzer. .25c, 50c, $1
Emetine Tooth Paste. .50c
We have a complete assort
ment of NEW BATHING
CAPS. Come In and look
Currin's For Drugs
wooded banks, in keeping with the
surroundings would he an Interest
ing feature, especially if boating is
is to be permitted, which nimi.se
nicut is being considered by C. I
Kayser, .superintendent of parks.
The lake would furnish plenty of
pastime for plcniccrs. A hoathotisc
with refectory is planned. At the
top of the knoll the design calls for
a pavilion wuerc visitors might
stop to rest and enjoy the view of
the mountains. The woods will be
reached by winding lakes nnd will
be kept in their present natural
beauty, sufficient clearing nway of
brush and stumps having already
made the groves ideal for picnic
parlies. Hy Florence Holmes of
litweaii of Turks, in the Telegram,
Six Chinese river pirates were
slain near Canton by six California
university students. The brigands
were taking jewely from two lady
teachers touring the Orient when
the attack was made.
The hot wave is broken in many
eastern states. Cooler weather is
predicted from now on.
Chautauqua Opens Sunday
St. Johns annual seven day
Chautauqua opens ucxt Sunday
night in the big brown tent which
will be erected on the Central
school grounds. The opening hours
have been set for 2:30 p. m. and
8:00 p. in. No morning session
except the play ground work ot the
Junior Chautauqua, which will be
held from 9:30 to 11:30 each day,
except the opening day, under the
direction of Miss Eva Dell Kuapp,
juuior supervisor. Mr. J. L. White
of Spokane, brother of'the White in
the Hllison-White firm, is to be our
director tins uuautauqua scasoti
and is already here assisting in
every way possible with the prelim
inary work. He has been director
for six consecutive summers ou the
Kllisou-Whitc six-day circuit, while
it is his first year on the big premier
seven-day circuit of about 140
towns. Mr. White's first town this
season was Galveston, Texas, in
early April, the circuit moving
northward through Texas, Ari
zona, lalilornta, Nevada, utnli and
Idaho, with Oregon, Washington
aud Montana dates still to be filled,
the circuit closing the latter part of
August. Mr. White assures us of a
great program for the seven days
and the cooperation the local people
arc giving makes him optimistic!
over the success of the Chautauqua'
u every respect. Hie opening pro
gram will be given by Durucll Ford,
the famous electrical wizard, mid n
real treat is promised for that night.
Messrs. .Oazlcy aud Rogers of the
Acme Lumber Co.; McGuire
of the Peninsula Lumber Co :
Kenney of the Western Cooperage,
and J. D. Webster of Portsmouth
were attendants at a slated com
munication of Peninsula chapter
K. A. M. Saturday evening.
Clatsop Crest on Columbia
Highway has been donated as n1
A birthday surprise parly was
given in honor of Mrs. Mary Carr
at the home of her daughter, Mrs,
A. A. Amreiu, G23 East Chailestou
street, the evening of July 5th. The
guests presented her with a silk um
brella. An abundance of good things
to eat was lu evidence, It was a
I complete surprise to Mrs. Carr. The
j event was enjoyed by all, Those
I present: Mrs. Gaines, Mr. and
Mrs, Lee Cormany, Mr. aud Mrs.
, Frank Tarrant. Mrs. Clark, Mrs.
( Brice, Mrs. Garvin, Mrs. Susie
, Rodgcrs, Mrs. Isabclle Davis, Mrs.
Agues L,ciauu, Mrs. Alta Spade
man, Mrs. Yonkcr, Mrs. Robinson,
Mrs. Cheney, Mrs. Fairchilds, Mrs.
Mollic Dartoti, Mrs. Hcdlaud,
Mr. and Mrs. George Harry, Mrs.
Notay Klum, Mrs. Maggie Phill
ipps, Mrs. McGregor, Mrs. llcck
man, Miss Margaret Kerr, Miss
Kale Quay, Mrs, Ellen Cunning
ham, Mr. aud Mrs. LeRoy Crouch
ley, Mr. aud Mrs. A. A. Amrcin,
Master Lester Uurton, Master Le
Roy Crouchlcy, Master Deck
man, Master Robert Amreiu,
Miss Hloise Fairchilds, Miss Hollie
Ou June 2Gth at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Win.
Edmoiidsou, Miss Ruth Edmoudsou
was united in marriage to Mr. John
II. Hrtitis of Sisters, Oregon. The
immediate family aud a few friends
witnessed the ceremony. The young
people will make their home on a
farm near Sisters, in DcsChtitcs
county, where Mr. Hruus has been
locuted ptcviously. Rev. Gates of
the Evangelical church read the
One hundred thousand dollars
will be spent' by the Methodist
churches of Portland in the erection
of a new home for the Portland
Settlement Center, 209 Cartithcrs
i lie l.lttlc Alouarcli sawmill in
North Portland was destroyed by
lire Saturday niglit. L,oss, $150,000;
KEEP COOL, - PANAMA HATS - $1.50
I offer you a Real Saving in Moil's High Grade Cotton Rib, Fancy Mottled Color Summer Weight
UNION SUITS R'"u,flrB0V ' $1.75
Men's Chilly Athletic Underwear. 95c Men's Knit Cotton
1 UNION SUITS - $1.25
Men's Two-Piece Underwear Short Sleeves, Ankle Length
SHIRTS AND DRAWERS Union Made, "Green Hood," "Standard"
Garment - 65c Per Suit - $1.25 clWwor i'
Dress Shirts - $1.50 up
hosiery Mc"- S"k - ",cd - soc Suspender Special
Like you used to buy for $100 Regular 75 c and $1.00 Value, to CQC
- Z - - close out the lot, per pair - w
HDPQQ rYpo5 Cr' OS Men's Fine Dress 7
PRESS CAPS " $L25 SHOES - $4.95
SHOES---$2.95, $3.45, $3.85 pf
KA KH-KHAKI jTj E 1 TT jj p C
Hiking Pants - $2.95 ll C l I I L 5
" Coats - $2.50 UD of every description
1 25c, 35cr 50cf 65c, $1.00, $1.50
G f" P7 O Ross of the Koad Union Made
L V LL O AlFDAI I C ( i act
Good Stuff at the Right Price Here V V LIlAlLI-O "4 i .UJ
GOOD STUM AT Til II lilGUT I'KIGH
Ft O Gi E R $5
, , THE RAINCOAT MAN
B3nk of Commace Building ST. JOHNS OcenEwiiziK
About one-third of capacity of
Wool Warehouse Co.'s new storage
house at St. Johns already is filled
with 1,000,000 pounds of wool, for
warded by flockmasters of Oregon,
Washington aud Idaho. Additional
clips are coming in at the
rate of about three carloads daily,
says "A. H. Lea, the general man
ager. Sorting and grading of wool
has commenced and as soon as the
machinery for scouring is installed,
j which will be next month, activi
! itics will begin in that department.
I The Western Wool Warehouse
'company's warehouse is licensed
and bonded under the United States
warehouse act aud its negotiable re
ceipts arc deemed acceptable col
lateral by banks generally.
As announced in last issue of tltc
Review Grand High Priest Hllyctt
constituted Peninsula Chapter, Roy
al Arch Masons and installed the
following officers: W. A. Carroll,
most excellent high priest; Ray II.
WnlU, king; J. S. Kenny, scribe;
J. D. Webster, captain of the host;
If. S. Leftwicli, royal arch captain;
T. J. Karp, master third vail; II. G.
Gazley, master second vail; R. A.
McMahon, master first vail; Geo.
II. Lemon, secrctarv: W. M. liver.
sentinel. Carl G. Tinton acted as
deputy grand high priest. Visitors
were wesent from ncit-'lihorini?
chapters; refreshments were served
ami a pleasant evening is reported.
The Pacific licet, cniudsltmr of !(V7
vessels, will he reviewed in battle
formation in San hrancisco harbor
about the first of September by
Secretary of the Navy Denby.
Road work in nine counties is
planned. A total of 72.8 miles of
improvement will be considered at it
meeting to be held in Portland,
Columbia Harbor is the best ou
the Coast. The United States en
gineer's office reports .ja feet of
water at the mouth of the river.
Thursday ami I'rhlny, July 14 nml IG
Cnsmopolltnn Productions lironcitH
'THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM'
from the book by Snuiucl Mcrwin.
Saturday, July 16th
TOM MOORE hi "LORD AND
Sunday, July 17th
J. WARREN KERRIGAN l
Tim iiou.sk op whispkks."
Monday nnd Tuesday, July 18 and 111
CHARLES RAY In "TH1 OLD
SWIMMING HOMt." nlso 'Than,
torn Poc" No. 7.
Wednesday, July SMtli
GERALDINE FARRAR In "Tint
WORLD AND ITS WOMAN."
Thursday and Pridiiy, July 21 nnd 2g
A super special from the Itoolc. You've
tend It see it, Was shown over town
nt GO cents.
Saturday, July 23d
lUSTINE JOHNSON in PLAY
THINGS OP IIROADWAY."
AMERICAN SHOE SHOP
Edw. Connant, Prop.
110 S. Jersey St.
All (lint (he name implies,
Look these over. Some
body is passing up n good
1488, 1 .137, 1307, 1355,
1179, 1333, 1767, 2512, 1777
All nbovc nre Winners
ODD PIECES LEFT OVER
l From Spring and Winter Season I
High Grade Woolens
Ladies' Dress Goods
4c Per Pound Delivered Any
place in St. Johns. Leave Orders
Now. Portland Delivery 5c.
Phsne Office Col. 824
Residence 'Cel. 377
Office 22 N. Jnsty Street
RetMeace S21S. Jersey Street
St. Johns Undertaking Co. .
Thomas Gricc, Aanager
Otfice, Col. 527-PHONES-NUJht, Col. 299 208 N. Jersey St.
FREE USE OF CHAPEL AUTOAIOBILE HEARSE
Night or Day Calls Promptly Answered
LOW RUNT enables us to give
our customers the benefit of
Very t,ow Prices.
Not a Branch office of any
Portland Undertaking Co.
We guarantee lower prices than you can get in the city
Insure with us and
Insure your safety ::
PENINSULA SECURITY CO. :
"Everything In Insurance"
t 108 South Jersey St Phone Columbia 161 (
"Say 4t tuiti blowers'
Ivxtra Pine Geraniums in full
bloom, Hacli 25c
Iarge Pansy Plants iu Dlooin
Special per dozen 25c
Nice Perns for your House.. 50c Up
$3eckett' s &reeniotises
814 and 816 North Kellogg Street
Phone Col. 401
The jilace where k1 rvlce ami
courteous treatment prevail. Clfildrcu'it
hair cutting receive special attention.
109 BURLINGTON STREET
For Fine Chocelates
Ice CrSam, Tobacco and Cigars
311 South Jersey Street
Frank A. Rice
Office 107 N. Jersey Street
Phone Col. 887 Residence Col. 393
ALSO A LARGE VARIETY OF
ROBES and BLANKETS
More or less damaged In manufacture
To be sold at Great Reductions
? Remnant Counter open 8 A. tVI. to 5 P. IYI. Sat- 7
WlUiiya O Me ITIe IU re 1(1.
Portland Woolen Mills
ST. JOHNS. OREGON
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Who is Banking
If you spend all you earn some other fellow is
banking your money. That is as sure as death
and taxes, and twenty or fourty years hence
when you are old some other fellow will' 'bo
living on the income from your money. It's
a sure thing YOU won't be living on it.
What Will YOU Be Living On?
Answer this question NOW for yourself and commence
banking your own money.
THE BANK OF COMMERCE
The Bank For Savings