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ST. JOHNS' REVIEW
DO Lot 100x100 in business tenter
ill Lot facimr 120 fcot on car
lino and running back 08 fcot
DO Lot COxlOO, ono block from
O. II. & N. R. R.
DO Lot liOxlOO, two blocks from
I school house. A (lno corner.
liO lx)t f0xl2fl, closo in and near
Idier luts nt other prices." Also in
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trice mui loans, tjorrcsponitenco
W. J. PEDDIOORD
ptiBUnlon4006 8T. JOHNS
TUB PIONEER REAL
ESTATE DEALER OF
THE PENINSULA . .
lie finest list of residenco property
tVnlnut Park oiTots tho most dcslr
b homo sites streets graded, lots
1 100. Sold nt prices tho most fnv
lite in tho market.
W. M. KILLINOSWOATH
Ohambor of Commerce, Portland
I0USES TO 'RENT
WOU WANT A 1IOUBK CAMj
ST. JOHNS, OREGON
GEO. W. GONE
DOP.IKO, OEELINO, RUSTIC
And All Kinds of Building
Prompt Dtllrtry Cluirsntted.
It, AT TOOT UUHLUrOTON BTltEEl
BT. JOHNS, OBCaON
hnson & Dillon
ktractors in Q radio r, ExcAYatlni
land all kinds of Uwb work.
leave orders nt Shopnrd & Tufts
ST JOHNS, ORE.
loore & Anderson
IPAINTINO, PAPER ITANQ-
INO, O RAINING AND SIQN
I8CENE rAINTINO A SrSOXALTT
St. Johns Park
JOHNS, O R E Q O
REFORM IS DELAYED
AMERICA. LOSING FLOUR TRADE.
Shaw Confers, With Millers Regarding
Drawback on Imported Wheat.
Wnal.lnnd.M Tt.ui. 17 At tin. rn.
Land' Ll WS Will. NOt Be Changed quest of Secretary Shaw, represent.
At Present Session.
DELAY WAS RATHER EXPECTED
Commission Appointed by Roosevelt to
Decide ory Needed ChangesfHas
Not Yet Made Final Report.
Wnshlntgoti, Dec. 10. Tho houso
c,ommltteo on public lands today voted
to postpone indefinitely the bill to re
pent tho timber and stone act. This
nation mentis incro will bo no inncH
law reform this sessliM. This result
was cxiK-eted, especially In view of tho
fact that the public lands commission
has not yet mndo n final repprt. Tim;
bill pnsceil on was by far tho most im
portant of tho laud reform hills pond
ing, but when it wns passed by tho sen
ute Inst session there was n distinct
understanding with the mcmlcrH of
tho house committee that it should not
be reported to the houso during tho
Tho bouse committee turned tho Mil
down by n vote of 10 to 4, thoso voting
for repeal lolng: Chairman Ijtcey, of
Iowa! Miller of Kaunas, Xoedhiun of
California and Volstead of Minnesota.
In turning down this bill tho commit
tec stated that tho repeal of tho UiiiIrt
and soiitv act would shut off tho source
of the greater portion of the reclama
tion fund, and would seriously handl
cap Irrigation work ljcgnn by tho gov
eminent, 1-tirthormorc, it was said
that tho repeal of this law would In- of
Immeasurable Iwneilt to rnllroad com
panics and other largo holders of forest
reserve lands, as It would cause n con
slderablo rlso in tho vnluo of scrip,
which would lo tho only remaining
way in getting large tracts of govern
mem umber land, 'lucre was, more
over, n general Iwliof that tho flintier
nudstonu net, If proterly administered,
Is no.t n bad law.
ROOSEVELT URGES, ACTION.
Anxious Interstate Commorcn Com
minion to Havo Greater Power.
Washington, Dec. 10. President
Roosevelt considered today with several
friends his recommendation that In
creased powers l conferred by leglsla
tlon uixm tnu Interstntu lominerro
commission. Those to whom ho talked
wero not only members of conuress.
but men In other walks of life. To nil
ho Indicated his earnest desire that ne
tlon of u dculllto imlurt nctlbn that
would bring results to- the people
siiouni ik inKen ns soon as uructlcithk1.
A day or two ugo he considered tho
question with Judgu (Irosscup, of Chi
cago. Tislay lie dlscus-H-d It with
Jinlgu William W. Morrow, of tho
United States court at Han Francisco.
Hy iuvltntoiii of tho president, a sik
cmi commiiuv oi tnovommcrclalTrav
now rrnteetivo association mil ml on
hiiu today to consider his recommenda
tlon that the poworsof tho interstate
Commerce commission 1m extended so
as to enable the commission to imss up
on (mentions of rnllroad froluht rates.
subject only to review liytho courts,
tlves of mnuniber of tho leading flour
ing Inill Interests of the country wero
at tho treasury department today In
conference with tho secretary on tho
subject of the regulations now in prep
aration to allow drawback on exported
flour made In part from imported
wheat. During the conference tho sec
rekiiy questioned tho millers present
on several matters of detail in connec
tlon with the milling of wheat, tho
condition of tho export trade and tho
necessity for tho notion asked for.
At tho conclusion of tho couferenco
statement made by Secretary Shaw was
given out in which ho'cnys:
"Tho Importncno of tho question will
bo appreciated when it is known that
durlntr. Octolwr. 1003. 1,800,000 barrel
of American made. Hour were exported
ami In October, 1004, less than 800,000
barrels. In other Words, the oxpnrtn
tlon of Amerluan made Hour has fall
off (luring the present season more thn
one-hnlf. If the Kuropcnn bakers that
have been ttsliur tho American mad
Hour change, it will bo next to Impos
slide to net tho trade back, and it neve
can bo notion back until tho American
fanner sells his wheat cheap enough to
permit the American miller to unde
TO ACQUIRE CANAL
FRANK Hf IRELAND
Luncli Room, Confectionery, Ci-
irnrs. Tnn flronm. Rtn.
nil . . . . M 1 ' ;
.Mir ni nr.KS ai nrpnnn i.iiv Mav roe ui csaa.
SENATOR FULTTON FATHER'S BILL
SLAIN BY DRUNKEN RUSSIAN
Chinaman Singled Out by Sailor and
Filled with Bullets.
Shanghai, Dec. .17. The disorders
created by tho sailors of thedismnntted
Russian vessels Askotd and Oromovo
reached helr climax yesterday when
ono of tho crew of tiro Askoldmurdoru
n Cliluntunn without the slightest prov
Tho ltnsslan wns apparently Intoxl
cnted and rushed through ono of thu
streets of the Chinese settlement wit I
n hxtded revolver In his hand. II
fired several shots nt passers by, but
failed to do any damage. TIhmi Ii
made fqr a Chinaman who was stand
lug in front of his store, and, seining
him by tho throat, emptied thu remain
log clminliers of thu pistol Into his vie
tint's body. A petition lias been pre
seuted to thu authorities hero request
Iiiiz that thu ltnsslan crews be uxeludot
from thu Chinese settlements, whero
they have been making life it burden
for thu residents. The matter will,
nil tiropabblllty, lK)submltted to the
forelun consuls, ns not it day has iwsset
during thu past month or so without
some complaint being madu against thu
Russians, ho far as can Ih learned
thu Chinese olllclals have kept the
matter secret, but this latest exploit
could not Ite kept. from tho kttowledgi
of thu people In general, and unltci
action Is likely tir-bu taken against thu
TO GET PHILIPPINE EXHIBIT.
MITCHELL MUOH GRATIFIED.
a a m
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
I una ana ComDleto Line of wll
faper Carried in Stock. Latest
NEAR VENEER 7ACTORT
OEO. If, BOSVILLS, U.nijer
Reliable electric co,
Hou BUt M4
it Aitmi issuiM
Kletricl Oooi U Stock
All Work Ounntta
He Wins Important Committeeship In
Fice of Much Opposition.
ANaslilugtou, Pee. 10. Henntor
Mitchell was highly gratified today to
receive tho npixilntmeiit its rliulrmaii
of tho committee rm liitenxvanlo ca
mis, which will bundle nil legislation
lercauer cnacicu aileetlug tliu raiminn
anal and thu canal tone, liu succeeds
thu latu Senator Ilaniia.
A very strong fluht was inado to keen
nenaior .tiiinccii out ot His position,
and It was only when all endeavor to
forco fenator Piatt to accept thn plaeo
fulled tlmt thu ttcsltion was given to
thu Oregon wnator.
1-rlcnd of Panama really wanted to
mako Kittrcdge, of South Dakota,
chairman of this committee, but could
not consistently Jump him over Mitch
Senator Mitchell was fought )ecause
ho was an earnest advocate of tho Nic
I0O6 Fals Deal, Only AwalU Approval
of Insular Department.
fit. I u is. Dec. 17. Thu Chronicle
this evening says:
Tho salu of a largo Philippine exhibit
for 110,000 U) tb( Lewis and Clark ex,
position company, Is awaiting tho ntt
tliorixatlnn of tho Insular department
nt Washington. A careful and exten
slvu list of displays, making a very
compreiieusivu luanimatu exiiibit, was
prepared by tho Philippine lioard for
tho Portland company. Thu prlcu n
110,000 was accepted by thu Western
Mr corporation, anil thu conclusion of
thu deal only awaits thu approval of
tliu Wuslilnutou uutliorltles,
Tho exhibit Includes displays from
tliu ethnological, agricultural, forestry
and other important departments nt
thu Kt. Lout fair. It Is estimated that
thu Lewis and Clark company could
not dimllcate thu exhibit in tho IhIihuU
and ship to Portland for double tho
sum it will pay for thu exhibit to Ih p.
cured in una way.
No News of Missing Attache.
PJris. Deo. 17. Tho fore an nfllrn
ureage for Oregon Harbors. hns not received any Information which
ftsliliintoii, Dec. 10. Hcpresenta-lit considers crtMltablo coucurnlni! tho
tlvo Hermann appeaml Jeforo tliu riv- ilisapiwaranco of Lieutenant Pectilvcr
era and harltors committee In support villo, thu French linval uttache.-at Port
of his bill asking an appropriation nt Arthur. The statement was brought
stuu,uuu mr a dmigu to io iimm on
Oregon const bars. Representative
Hermann lias received assurances from
Chairman llurton and other members
of tho committer which lead him to
beliveu tho committeo will incororato
in tho river ami harbor bill a provision
for tho dredge, Tho committeo Is un
willing to make further appropriations
for thu coast projects.
Canada Will Not Come to Fair.
Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 16. The Domln-
Ion government decided today not to
send an exhibit to the Lewis and Clark
out by sensational London apera to
tho effect that thu olllclals here had
Int-n advised that Jnpanesu torpedo
boats deliberately sunk u junk on board
of which wertf tho French and German
naval attaches, Thu ofllcials point out
that the 12,000 reward for news of its
missing tittaehu is still unclaimed.
Robber Locks Cashier In.
HiUbing, Minn.. Deo. 17. A lone
robber hold up tho liank at Chlsholm
during business hours today, secured
12,200, and escaped. He forced Cash
ler Grleser into the vault at tho muz-
sle' of a revolver and locked the door.
Hopes to Have It Included In River
and Harbor Measure Nation
Has a Right to Build.
Washington, Dec. 14. Basod on a
report of United States Attorney Hall,
sent to congress today by tho secretary
of war, Senator Fulton Intends to intro
duce n bill authorizing tho government
to acqtiiro by condemnation the canal
and locks owned And operated by tho
Portland General electric company nt
Wlliametto lalls. Tlio board of encl'
neere, which mado an examination of
this canal two years ago, repot ts there
is (Uiuclunt water in the river even at
tho lowest stago, to meat tho domnnds
of commorco nnd to supply powor for
tliu several manufacturing establish'
monta now located at Oregon CI I v.
District Attorney Hall, reporting on
too leftai question, says if the uovcrm
tnent desires to acquire this canal, "tho
measure of damage would bo tho actual
present and prospective valtio of the
locks, together with tho damauo suf
fered by depriving owners ol thu right
to uko water therefrom fot manufac
ttirlnn nr nthnr fnmmnrxlnl mitiwu.a '
Already, bared on these reports. Sen'
ator Fulton hat secured a promlio from
iieprcicniatlve Jones to endeavor to se
cure a provision in tho rlvor and bar'
bor bill, now being framed, authorizing
tho pticbaso o( the electric company's
canai aiicr condemnation, iteprcscnt-
atlvo Jones will bate his demands on
Senator Fulton's bill, which will prob
ably fix tho limit of tho cost of the
canal at f 000,000 or $700,000.
Rates reasonable. Prompt ser
vice. Do not think because you
are not on the line we can not
MOVE YOU. Nothing too large
for us to handle. Phone 358.
Portland & Suburban
W. R, STEARNS, Manager.
SHORTER SCHOOL DAY.
New York Board to Consider Adop
lion of Throo-Hour Day.
New York, Dec. 14. A renott is bo
Ing prepared by Supeiintondcnt Max
well for presentation to tho board ol
education, which, it la said, will bo the
first slop toward tho adoption of a
threo hour or thrco and a half hou
lay for tho lowest tirades In all the
elementary sc.iools of this city.
inn board ol superintendents has
been Investigating as to the relative
results obtained by full-day classes,
part-time classes, inomliiu classes and
afternoon classes In tho first two school
years, slnoo tho Iwglnnlng of Novem
ber. Die Inveitluatlon was beutin as
a result ul a pronotal to cut down thu
school day In there grades izonoisllv bv
eliminating certain studies. President
Tint, of tho board of education, said
in roiercncu to mo scbomo:
"whllo a five hour day Is probably
good to keep children on tho alireta In
lomo parts of tho city, I believe In
short school days for younger children.
I would give every child educational
facilities as great as possible, but not
so great as to Interfere with proper
mental and physical growth. More
than three hours' class work dally
makes llie cniidren restless."
CHINESE LIKELY TO RISE."
LOTS $100 EACH
$5 Down $5 a Month
& Trust Co.
6 and 7 Chamber Commerce .
First Japanese Roverse Is to Be the
Chicago, I)c. 14. The Clilrau'o
Daily Kews Has the following today
from a staff oonespoiidcnt at Homr
"Humors ol Impondlng Iloxer trou
hies are prevalent throughout North
China. Information from several
sources points to the fact tlmt the Chi-
no'o are drilling everywhere, and that
conditions sro similar to those that
preceded the last outbreak, but that
the trouble is more widespread, and
the organisation much better. It is
believed that large numbers of Japan
eee otilcers are drilling troops in the
interior and commanding detachments
I Ueneral Ma's atmy northwest of
Vkln, and that a Japanese reverse will
be the signal for a geneial upriiimc of
the Chinese against Ruaila, led by Jan
"Many residents here fear that such
n outbreak could not In confined to Its
original limits but would endanger the
safety of the foreigners throughout
You cso slaijrt dtpind oa tbo cboleut
wli.n you oriltr
lbs old rtlUblo
ST. JOHNS MARKET
Hlranf.n coming Into Ht, Jobni will find
lli.lr iratte will bo prrtUtil. nJ their
wont ui'i'llod to tb.lr Mliiucllou. br
SMITH & DONNELLY
St. Johns Market
Jmty Strott BT. JOHNS, OREOOM
DR. E, W, R0SSITER
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Offlc boun; 0 to 13 n4 1:90 to S,
Heiia.nf. Pbons Reotl 1394.
Offlc. I'bono Union 4003. i
Hfildtnre Phono Bcott 40flt.
Offlco I'tion. Union 4065,
Russia May Protest.
Bt. Petersburg, Dec. 14. Consider-
an.o interest ts manifested in the re-
ort from the island of I'erim. in the
straits of Bab el Maudeb. that the
British steamer St. Leonards was taken
to Perim by the IlrltWh cruirer Fox be-
cause she was credited with carrying
coal for the Russian second Pacific
squadron. If it should appear that
the Bt. Leonards was stopped solely for
the reason that the was carryina coal
or the Russian squadron the matter
likely to become the subject of a pro
test to the British government.
C. C. TAGGART, M. D.
E.itdtne.l St. Johns Hotel
OiScot St. Jobni, Oria
Offlt. Hour. I 11 to 13 A. M. 1 to 3
7 to D 1. M.
Dr MARY MacLACHLIN
Ofllcc bours, 9 to us. m., i to j p. u,
Residence I'bone Bcott 6j6,
Office Phone Union 6994.
Ofleot Upttslrs, neit Elliott's Druf Store.