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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
ST. JOHNS,' PORTLAND, OKEGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1,1922.
Tlio recent elections in west
ern otatcs emphasized ono point
the people want n reduction in
the overhead cost of govern
ment. Laying asido nil arguments
and prejudices for or ogoinst
any candidate, the people linvo
shown unmistakably that they
wish reduction in present tax
burdens. It is useless to tell tlu
people that thoy aro to blame
for present stato expenses. They
may havo voted for the tax rais
ing measures but in nine cases
out of ten the average citizen
dot's ho not realizing the aggre
gate burden ho is heaping upon
Any man who reads the coun
try papers west of the Rocky
Mountains could draw but one
conclusion, namely, the people
wcro demanding a new deal in
public affairs. Incumbents in of
fice who failed to rccognizo this
condition havo been defeated by
candidates who saw the nituatiouj
Candidates who have gone in
to office on a tax reduction and
efficiency program in public af
fairs must make good with their
pre-election promises if they wish
to escape condemnation of the
people. Holdover public offi
cials who are in office must also
recognize the present state of
public opinion and trim their
Every lino of privato business
has reduced expenses. Every de
partment s Btatc, city and coun
ty governments must do tho same.
This docs not mean curtailing ef
ficiency. It simply means giv
ing more service for tho same
money and where possible, bet
tor service for less money.
I. N. B.
PIONEER METHODIST CHURCH
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank our friends
and neighbors for their heart
felt sympathy and kindly favors
shown us in tho sickness and
death of our son, Albert. Also
for tho many beautiful floral of
ferings. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson
Eyes examined, glasses fitted.
Wcdo it right. Dr. W. J. Oil-
strap, Physician and Surgcoi
1-4 Peninsula Security Bldg,
To Be Sure Insure.
Did You Ever Say to Yourself-
"What would I do
"If my home burned today and my furniture was destroyed?
"If my home or any member of the family were robbed?
"If my car was burned or stolen-?
"If I injured some one or damaged some property with my car?
"If I was injured and disabled?
Consult Your Insurance Agent as You would Your Doctor
Peninsula Security Company
at your service
STANDING thwxUtr to tltouUtr with public
oflkUU, doctor and nunc, thousand of
Amtrkanfuntnldlrcctoriiro constantly uf
fUirdlnj your health.
Thtlr part In ttamptng out conUlon and uvinj
bumin lift li om of thtlr many lmot unobKrvcd.
Jrtt vtry definite, contribution! to public wftty nd
pete oi mind, tod to th hljber modern tundird
Decaute they are prtpartd, you do not have tote.
They have provided ficllitie equally acceuibttto
all, adequate to every material and apiritual necr.
ally, and thoughtfully d!ned with the aincerity
and good tail befitting equipment which ii Intended
to carry a menage of love and cittern.
Oy their preparedneta they have relieved the
family and ill friend of all perplexing rcspoiuibil
ilie, and by the Influence resulting from their
own profrtti, they have brought about the abolub
Mat of traditional funeral custom that did
violence to the finer teraiUliUe.
KtfnJmlU ty ftrmlllloH f Tki CintlmmUl Cofi Com.
ifytom wruriikui mmtf tpptuU fa TU
Sttvdsy Kmlni feile Dtumitt if,
CHAMBERS COMPANY, Inc.
MtrtkUn V Klttloiiworth Avenue
WE HAVE STOCKED A COMPLETE LINE OF
EVERYTHING FOR THE FORD CAR
Discount to the trade.
Your business solicited.
Authorized FORD Dealer
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Pioneer Methodist Episcopal
church of St. Johns, ono of tho
outstanding building projects of
tho Portland district promoted
by tho Homo Missionary and tho
church extension society through
tho centenary movement, is now
Hearing completion. Tho new
edifice, creoted at n cost of $!10,
000, is of English architecture
and hi complete in its appoint
ments throughout, consisting of
a beautiful nuditorum which has
a seating capacity of 400 persons,
and with tho addition of t ho jun
ior department in the rear, can
easily accommodate 150 more. It
also has a homey church parlor
with fireplace, and bullet, which
will bo used by many class and
Thcro has also been provided a
very attractive community hull
which will servo tho young poo-
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iiu liuuun nil ,11 uiuuun nun nu-
cials and also make it possible to
servo 300 guests at ono time. A
kitchen is conveniently located
adjoining tho community hall.
Another feature of groat in
terest is t he children's primary
department and nursery which is
featured for speeul comfort of
the little folic. lUis hoped that
this may develop in a day nur
sery for the benefit of working
On tho third floor aro three
rooms which will accommodate
2f() intermediate and junior pu
pils of Die Sunday school. One
beautiful feature is the memorial
windows donated by members of
the church in memory of defeas
ed relatives. Hack of tho pulpit
is the "Ascension;" on tho right
tho "Hock of Ages;" ".losus the
Light of the World;" "Christ in
Qethsemane;" on tho left, "'I lie
Sower;" "The Good Shepherd;"'
"Tho Gleaners" and "The Hoy
Christ." Tho altar rail and pul
pit, relics of tho old Taylor street
church, wero donated by Ilia or
ganization. Pioneer Methodist church has a
notji'le lustcry. Tho first pr -aching
service was held in 181(5. Tho
next year the church was organ!--
ed and a little later a small
e'turch budding erected at the
foot of Hinlimond street on the
banks or the Willamette. In
a more substantial structure a as
erected on the same location,
which was moved up tho hill lo
tho corner of Syracuse and West
Lcavitt streets in 11)0-1. Tho pres
ent structure was begun in 1021
and Ls located adjoining tho li
brary on Host Charleston Htrcet.
Tho eongregtiou plans lo dedi
cate the new church on Dee. 10
with resident Bishop W. O. Shop
hard and district supcrutcudent
W. W Youngston direct ing the
Rev. W. 13. Klostcr, tho pastor,
under whoso direction tho n tcct
has been successfully carried on,
was known in the Wisconsin con
ference as a church builder and
has sustained his former reputa
tion in this instance This is the
ninth church that ho has led n
construction beside three parson
ages and tho tabernacle erected
last year on tho I3ast side.
Materials for Christmas work
at Blue Bird Bazaar.
Office Hour: Open Iivcnlnm and
0 A. M. to 12 M. and Sunday
1:30 l M. to S I M. Hy Appointment
DR. B. F. HUSSON
Room 7-8. Penlnnula Dank llltltr.
rhonc Umpire 1183
628 8. Ivnnlioe St.
NcarW. Richmond St.
DR. EDNA V. WATT
Chronic and Acute Cases
R. G. Muck
rhonc Col. 1284
007 1'ctwndcn Street
A. A. Muck
l'honc Col. 118
Sand, Gravel and
Member of the Hulldcrs' Itxchntige
I to 5 I M.
Hvciilngi by Appt.
INCREASING USE OF
Eyes examined, glasses fitted.
We do it right. Dr. W J. Oil
strap, Physician and Surgeon,
1-1 Peninsula Security Bldg.
St. Johns Undertaking Co.
Thomas Gricc, Mnnngcr
Office, Empire 0527 PHONES Night, Empire 0293
208 H, Jersey St.
Another coal strike ii al
ready threatened next April
when coal mine agreements will
The continued warfare in the
coal minus of tho country is
rapidly iuorcasing the develop
ment of hydro-olootrio properties
and tho tiso of electricity. Also
it is developing tho use of kero
' koiio stoves and oil humors of va
rious kinds lor use in every
Tho public is thoroughly
tired of continual coal strikes
with periodical shortage of coal
and resulting higher prices which
tho people must pay. Oil and
electricity after- once being in
stalled will displace eoal per
manently duo to their ineruased
convenience and economy.
Every advance made in tho iwo
of oil, electricity and gas for
household and, industrial pur
poses roliovos the country that
much from tho disasters follow
ing a prolonged eoal strike.
Think it Over and Remember These
XMAS GIFT SUGGESTIONS
$1.35, $1.76, $1.05
Men's and Boys' Leather
50c, 65o, 76c, $1.00
50o, 75c, $1.00
20o; 2 for 36c; 3 for50c
$1.35, $1.65, $1.75 up
MEN'S DRESS HOSE
15c, 2 pr. 25c; 20c, 25c,35c
Men's Winter Weight
$1.45, $1.75, $2.60, $3.25
50c, 75c, 05o
$1.85, $2.50, $2.76
Men's Fancy Silk
25c, 35c, OOo
Wo offer a big savings on
At Close Out Prices
Men's High Orado
$1.75, $2.25, $2.75, 3.25, 3.75
WOOL WOEK SOX
35c; 3 pr. $1.00
10c, 16o, 25c, 50o
Men's Solid Leather
MEN'S SILK HOSE
50c, 75c, $1.00
$1.05, $1.05, $2.50
$1.65, $1.05, $2.60
W. 0. T. U. NOTES
GOOD ST U 11 A T THIS RIGHT PItlCU
THE RAINCOAT MAN
DON'T FORGET WE AEE CLOSING OUT ALL MEN'S EE AD Y MADE SUITS
OPEN EVENINGS TILL 8:00
Tho social meeting of Deborah
Livingstone of tho Woman's
Christian Temperance Union was
held at the home of tho presi
dent, Mrs. Madeline Ilusscll, 201)
Burr street, last Monday. Mrs.
Williams, tho evangelistic super
intendent, gavo a splendid lesson
from the Bible. After the social
hour a delicious lunch of cake,
coffco and fruit was served by
the daughter of tho hostess. Tho
next meeting will bo held with
the president on December 4 at 2
p. m. This will be a very im
portant meeting and every mem
ber is urged to be present to help
complete arrangements for an en
tertainment given at tho Y. W.
V. A. Wednesday evening, Dec.
(. A long distance message has
been received that tho Old Wo
man with the Hundred Pockets
will arrive at this time and will
bo the honored guest of tho even-
ing. I'iVery ono is mvieu 10 in
tend and get acquainted with this
mysterious lady. A good pro
gram will bo given. Refresh
ments will bo served. No ad
WHITNEY BOYS CHORUS
Tho combined drill teams of
tho Whitney Boys Chorun and
their invited guests spent a very
pleasau evening at tho now
Buekman school, Hast Kith and
Pino Streets, Nov. 25.
Tho time was spent in exhibi
tions by the drill teams, a liter
ary program, games, and last, but
tot least, a very generous sup
per was served, which all enjoy
ed t ) tho utmost.
This Wednesday evening, Dee.
0, the boyH from tho St. .Johns
rehearsal will play tho boys from
tho Peninsula rehearsal at tho
Peninsula Park community
houso gymnasium their opening
game of basket ball. 7 o'clock is
tho timo. No charge. Hvery
boy welcome. Co mo and root
for the St. .Johns boys.
A lloiuekoopers Homo Ueon
omio School will bo held Tues
day. Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday at tho Evangelical church
at Kt. Johns under the direction
of Mrs. Elinor Meacliam Boding
on, B. Sc. All women of the
neighborhood aro invited to at
tend. Tho four-day ticket is
$1.00 and it includes not only
eeturcs on homekeeping--mil-inery,
dressmaking, dress forms,
tie dyeing but also instructive
lomnnstrat nns of making Dread,
pastry, a perfect white eako with
lecoratioiiH, oi summon luiug.
Josido this each member is surv
'd her luncheon, afternoon tea
and meals for her children under
school ago so that she can spend
Women who have attended tlio
schools in other localities of tho
city havo felt more than repaid
for their tune and their dollar Do
fore tlio first day's session was
over. Tiiey say tnai win. ueu-
ngtou has given them a hrnndor
view of their homekeepiug du
ties and has made them feel that
theirs is tho biggest bus moss m
ifo. For tho young bride its well
as the woman who has raised a
family thero is a message well
worth while in Mrs, Hudingtou's
If you can't come fir the four
days, i.tl mission for ono day is
l.r cents, u you Dave not Decu
solicited, come and get your tick-
t at tho door. It is a splendid
opportunity to got acquainted
with your neighbor, too.
Tho next meotinu' of Laurel-
wood Past Noblo Grand Club will
jo hold at tho homo of Mrs.
toso Robinson, 615 N. Ivanhoe
street. A pot luck lunch will Do
served at noon, aftor whioh tliero
will bo the usual business trans
acted and entertainment. Re
member, Thursday, Deo. 7.
On December 12 (Tuesday lol-
lowing) tho Club is invitod to
meet with the Vancouver Past
Noble drawl Club at I. O. O.
hall. Itli and Washington
streets. Vancouver. Take tne
car at 10:30 at St. Johns.
Treasury Announce Plan for
Handling- Scrlos of 1018
Exchange May Bo Made
"Tho treasury in today an
nouncing its plans for handling
the wnr Hovingi certificattJi! of
the series of 1018, which mature
on Jnnnory 1, 102:5, to th a
mount of about $(125,000,000.
Beginning November 15, 1022,
holders of 1018 war saving etrti
ficatcs can exchange tliem at ma
turity value for treasury wHvings
certificates tinted Jtuiuitry 1,
11)211, and at the same timo can
get advance payment of any
cash difference by taking, tho
largest amount of treaHtiry sav
ing certificates tltat their war
savings cerifieates, taken at ma
turity value, will cover.
Exchanges after January .15,
l!)2.'l, with any nocotfmry caah ad
justments, will he milnc as of the
date of exchange. Holdem will
not be able to make omIi re
demption of their certifiuatoa he
fore maturity, hut Ivpgimthig
November 15, 11)22, mny preflfflit
them in advance for redumption
as of January 1, 10211, choqca
payable to I heir order covering
the redemption value.
Registered war miviuga certifi
cates must bo prortouted to the
postoffico where rogilortid but
curcgistered eortifieatoa will lie
received for redemption or ex
change at any money order poat
office, federal reserve bank or
branch, or the treasury
Something liapnened at the
Community eliureh Bible mi I tool
Sunday. Tho atteudnuou uw
bigger by twenty-two than il hfta
been any time yet.
The furnaco was tried out for
the first time since it was im
paired and proved to give letw
smoke and more Ileal tliMii it Iihm
for some time. Mr. Ktadlemnu
is responsible for this. j
Both church sorviues wero wtfll
attended and a friendly spbii
was noticahlo. Clarence WliMlTr
ed Chrilsinu Kuileavor in a way
that was helpful.
Hie hiidoavorors are gotlintf
something real out of life now.
rhey aro going to provide aonto
Thanksgiving cheer for aoMtts
who aro Ichk lortuiinto than the.
wist Sunday hoiiic ot them woiit
to tho hospital and Man a few
Hongs nil' t Homo who could not
gel out to eliureh. They ate
dunning xomellmig very SMmlat
for ChriktmaK. Aiinouuoeinent
will he made in two week..
Next week tho h. A. S. will
give a silver tea at tint home of
Mrs. Powell on Bristol street.
'hey plan to hold a baaaar alii
ioiiio cooking wile. The ' lime
and place will bo announced next
Plans aro under way fur the
Next .Sunday now tuewttefk
will be welcomed into the cnuro.
The pastor's theme for the
morning worship will be, 1
tablishiug Moral and Spiritual
You will enjoy the service ia
Our congregation sings.
Clark & Wilson Oroen Wood
Call Empire 1175
Thurs. and Fri., Nov. HO-Diw. 1
Open Thursday Thauksgivinf
A very happy, high claw ooute-
44 Is Matrimony a Failure"
Paramount. Starring Lilt
Loo, Walter I Hera, Tully Mar
shall and I -oik Wilton. Soma
cast and a great picture. Alau
good comedy and ''Tiiabei'
Queen" No. 10.
118 Philadelphia St.
Hair Cuts 35c
First Class Work
Your Patronage Lwited
Saturday, Dee. 2
DAVID POWELL ir.
"T11H SPANISH JAD15"
Sunday nnd Monday, Hoc. U4
A Booth Tarkington story,
"THE MAN FEOM HOME"
Paramount. Starring Anna Q.
Nils-son and Jas. Kirkwood.
Tuosdav and Wednes., Dee. 6-(
"THE GOOD PROVIDER"
Paramount. Another lluiuor
ostiuo featuring Vera Gordu
and Dora Davidson. Story by
Dry wood for salo cheap.
Thursday and Friday, Doe. 7-S--HOOT
"THE GALI.OP1T0 KJlV-r
Universal. Also Timber Quaeu
flood Corduroy laeo
pants, $l.7". RnilKHS.