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ST. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMHER 22, 1905.
Keep Your Eye on St Johns
You had better get your
before the "Oregon Mist"
sets in. Our Telephone
Number is East 1846.
Acme Lumber Company
P. S.-We are selling cull lumber
for wood sheds. Have you
seen the grade?
ACME LUMBER COMPANY
ALL BLOODSHED AVERTED
City Council Peace Session Seems To
Have A Very Exhilarating
Result On All.
There was a nice peaceful session
of the city council Momlny evening
where the olive-oil of contentment
and the fig-paste of unanimity stood
out like u pink rag on n white
thumb. Ami nil the world seemed
hnppier mid merrier until
thought of those
txnvder under the
floor. Some thought mi error had
been nmde by the former engineer
in establishing the grade for the
ilolbrook block while others de
clared the engineer gave no grade.
The matter was finally tabled.
It was decided to lower the brow
kegs of giant of the hill on Philadelphia street
house and the some six feet and proportion the
St. Johns Park
I here was a full house when) The Oreshatu street appraisers
Mayor King called the council to, were given more time and the
order at seven-forty.
followed by reading the
Rollcall was , appraiscmtuciit of the new
minutes from jersey street to Park avenue 1
and approving the same. was delegated to the same coin
Three petitions were then read ; mitlce.
praying that grades be established i T. T. Parker presented an nppli-
on sections of lliompsou, Cntlui cation for a ferry franchise across
nml Uvcly streets. The iMtitinucrs' the Willamette to be conducted bv
desire the streets graded as is the the "St. Johns Tninsxrtation and
county road, and, as they were all ' Development Company." It pro-
SASH DOORS BUNDS
We carry the most complete stock
in our line on the Peninsula
laalaY Hatr' aV
Four-Lighl Sash Door
owners of Hie abutting proiwrty, poses a tc fare for foot passengers ,
mere was no reason wuy tne wnn conservative prices lor all con-
petitions should not be granted. ) veyauces, and promised to get right
Moved by Mr udwatds and 1 after business as soon as granted JJ
seconded by Mr. Shields that the the franchise. Parties who put in
etitioiis be granted. ! a like application several weeks ago
Mayor King said in substance: , were present, and desired the)
"Gentlemen, this places me in a j original application considered.
vwij V4iti.iH jrvs.itwsit nvv i tun Atiirvt tttllt.4 Hint MHIK l
Lots 50x1 06 ft.
With a 1 6-foot Alley back
of each lot.
$200 and Upwards
have ictitioucd for this improve- some trouble in securing a lauding
incut in good faith: it is very on the west bank his company could
necessary that it should be promptly not steeify where the lauding would S
done ami done rigiit. in all iair-;ic: wlille lilumaticr ci Hock staled
ties I ask that someone else make that they had secured u fine 25-foot
this motion in order that there be
no question of the legality of the
work. If it should be decided that
Mr. Ed wards was not a legal
member of the couu'cil it might
make a lot of trouble on this im
provement. I wish someone else
would make this motion."
Mr. Shields insisted the motion
be put. It was in order, had been
lauding at their Tavern grounds
and would have a boat running
inside of twenty-eight days after
the franchise was guaranteed them,
lloth parties desire a ten-year
penult, and are willing to divert a
$5 Down and $5 per month
portion of their receipts toward the
city purse. Immediate action was Jf
desired by nil concerned. The
matter was placed in the hands of
seconded, mid it should be put to i the projer commtttee- Messrs.
vote. I.eggett, Undquist ami Shields:
Mr. Edwards said that this but as that committee was to work
quibbling was mere child's play: he I on the matter Tuesday Mr. Hrice
was a member of the council until , was substituted for .Mr. .Shields,
lie had been legally put out: and
should he be declared out all work
he had taken part in would certainly
Mayor King said that lie would
put the motion although he made
these objections. The motion was
Moved by Mr. Urice (seconded by
Mr. Peterson) that the city engineer
lie at once ordered to establish the
grades asked. Carried.
Communications from City hn-
who could not be present. The
committee was given full authority
to close any deal it might see fit.
A third Kirty 'desiring a ferry
franchise was present but had noth
ing to say regarding the matter.
I'he public dock was accepted by U
the committee and the council and
Kolwrt Smith, the contractor, was $
allowed pay for his services: $.(6. , Jt
A resolution to establish a sewer Jj
district was adopted. It is believed
that an iH-tncli sewer from Jersey
These lots arc located on Jersey street, three blocks
from car line and
Near the Great Weyerhauser Mill Site.
Don't pay $350 and $.joo for building lots only 100
feet deep, and without alleys, when you can get extra
sized lots with 1 6-foot alleys, all high and level, and in
the best locality in St. Johns for $200 and upwards.
Let us show you this property. We can sell only
the first fifty lots at these prices. This is done to ad
vertise the property. When these are sold prices will
advance 25 per cent.
Within one year, when the great Weyerhauser mill
is in operation, these lots will be worth double the pres
gineer V. W. Goodrich regarding .street down Philadelphia street to
leuclt marks at various jwints and , the river with its necessary laterals
the making of a fire district were! will lie about the proinir thing
read. These were given in Tint and the city engineer was ordered
St. Johns Land Co
St. Johns Phone Union 310-1 OregOll j
The matter of the difference in I were stricken with a strange dumb- Jj Hrm,c, Office and AgCllCV Oil the (Iroilllll. !
ade between Holbrooks block j ness early In the game. Aside from J
Ki'.VWW of last week. The first
was ordered done but the latter
to prepare plans and estimates.
Attorneys Vaughn and McGarry
were present at the meeting but
and Cochran's block was discussed u withdrawal from the executive
and the explanation was made by 1 body for a few moments (just to see
the city engineer that the slope of a man) they were as mute as a
the street would have to be fully bivalve.
eleven inches lower on the south J Council adjourned to the call of
side else the sidewalk would have the mayor or to the next regular
to be raised above the level of the' meeting.
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Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Dray and Baggaga Line
I'iano Moving a Specialty.
Leave order at Blackburn' I'urniture
itore and they will receive prompt
"For Rent" and "For Sale"
irds for sale at this office.
Mad a Time.
The farewell reception given, by
the Methodists, on Friday evening
of last week, for Kev. C. H. Camp
bell and his wife, was certainly the
event of the season. There was a
plenteousness of sociability and
abundance of refreshments, besides
the following well-rendered pro
gram; Organ voluntary, Miss Amy
Rowland i prayer, "Father" Maple;
address to pastor, Mr. Thurston j
'Coronation," choir and audience;
reading, Miss Iiessie Phillips; solo,
Miss Mae Perkins; reading, Miss
Lillian Perkins; remarks by Rev.
C, II. Campbell and an anthem by
the choir. Several guests, outside
tlie pale of Methodism, also much
enjoyed the exercises.
A Prize Haby.
The baby who won prize at the
baby show for its leautiful eyes at
the exposition on Saturday last has
for her godfather and godmother,
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Valentine, of
our city. The babe is but six
months old, and her father is
captain of the fire boat. Her name
is Alice Clark Smith. Mrs. Valen
tine made the costume in which the
child was dressed when entered for
Keep Your Eye On St. Johns.
John Haggarty Filed Proceedings
Monday In Circuit Court.
It now seems that matters are
close to a show-down, The fact in
dispute is whether or not C. I).
Edwards is a member of the council
of the city of St. Johns. If he iu a
a legal meiuler Till! RKVii'.w insists
that he be allowed to participate in
delileratious of the council until
such a time as he may see fit to
withdraw or till his term of office
shall end. If, to the contrary, it
shall be found that he is not a
memler his successor should le
promptly chosen and the work of
making a "Greater St. Johns" go
on without any abatement.
John Haggerty has filed quo
warranto charges against C. I).
Edwards, and asks a temorary in
junction against his acting in an
official capacity iu the delilerations
of the council. Haggarty's charges
are based on the records of the
meetings and the decision of the
circuit judge should forever settle
this much-mooted question of conn
cihiiansliip. Messrs. Vaughn and Voting are
attorneys for Ilaggerty.
Strictly Fresh Hoods at the Right Prices
is Our Alotto I
COUCH & CO.
Notes for sale at this office,
I J. J. kaddekly 1
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing t
t 141-143 Firtl Sirttl, Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382