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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
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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
HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING
SASH DOORS BLINDS
We carry the most complete stock
in our line on the Peninsula
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Four-Light Sash Door
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Dray and Baggage Line
Piano Moving a Specialty.
Leave orders at Blackburn'. Furniture
store and they will receive prompt
'For Rent" and "For Sale"
cards for sale at this office.
To Consider the Matter of Ferry Franchise
Across Willamette. l
Uy n call of the mayor a social i Mr. Thompson "never said a
meeting of the city council was held! word;" Mr. Kdwards ditto, ditto,
Monday evening to consider the ditto.
situation of the ferry matter. j Mr. Mann then desired to say n
The nbsence of Couneilmcn IJrice word or two more. Ills company
and Shields prevented a full roll-call ' was in the affair as a matter of
but the other members were present. J business for them. He was making
Mr. I.eggctt, as chairman of thei no denial of It. At the same time
committee which investigated two he believed the plan would help St.
of the three propositions, made his Johns in several ways. It would
report. igive the city direct business relit
lie said that the committee, tions with the twoplc ac
crossed the river and considered , river and in the vlcit
St. Johns Park
:ross the'! a 1-, 11 lA 1 f 11
river ami in the vicinity or tier-'! fc V M.
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company nail scented the oiling of 'J;
the proposition of Mr. Hrink who. mantown. The Illumaucr it I loch
was repreeeuted by Mr. Maun and
backed by Illumaucr & 1 loch. This the public thoroughfare from I'ort-.
company proposed to build a plank laud to the roadhouse and it was
driveway on this side of the river contemplated that the road on this
at ths foot of whatever street was! side the river should be treated the
selected from the railway track to .same.
the dock, and would make it the! Mr. Maun farther asked iin
full width of the street. The com-' mediate action. If a pledge could
piny wottld put in a good scow of be given that the franchise would
about 8o-ion or go-ton capacity be granted them his company would
until the regular ferry boat could
be gotten iu trim.
The company represented by T.
T. Parker nrojwsed a jo-foot walk
from the railway to the lauding at
the foot of the selected street. Mr.
I.eggctt had endeavored to ascertain
at once commence work, iu order
that 110 time should be lost, and in
a very brief time the tcmKrary
ferry would be lu action.
Mayor King stated that no
txisitivc agieemeiit could now be
given as such action would reflect
who formed the local company, but ttiKn the council and Mssibly iu-t
had been unable to do so. There validate the legislation. It was 3
were rumors as to w 10 were in tne t lien suei'cstcd that no action could l
With a 1 6-foot Alley back
of each lot.
$200 and Upwards
enterprise also denials: and, until be taken at the called meeting, but ,3
it was ascertained who were hack- at the regular meeting on Monday
ing the enterprise, he should hesi- evening next both applications.
tate about the matter. could be considered, where all
Mr. Peterson, also, had tried to , conditions were similar It
learn the men backing the local
company nut Had leeii unsuccess
ful. Still, the 20 per cent looked
good to him: the other company
had made no offer as to tcrcciitagc,
and he believed the best all-round
offer should be accepted.
Mr. I. unionist could add nothing
to what Mr. I.eggctt had said. It
was as the chairman had stated.
City Hnglnccr Goodrich l;aor$The
Construction of Sewers.
Iu stK'aking of the sewer proiiosl-
tiou City Kugincer Goodrich makes
the following comments agreeing
closely to what Tint Kitvntw has
advocated iu the past:
"There should be laid, iu the
very near future, n sewer, from the
Willamette river to jersey street.
The said sewer should start from low
water mark iu the center of Ilur
liugtou street, twenty-four inches
iu diameter; up to Greshaui street,
unwritten law that St. Johns citizens
should be favored: at the same time
it was not yet known who comjioscd
It was finally agreed that prior
to the regular meeting full details
should be secured and the matter
settled at that meeting when every
member would be present.
WILL BUY MORE
The Cnllfonilan Inlcmls To Kvci In
Touch With St. Jnlini.
I $5 Down and $5 per month
Alex Forties, owner of the large
I ... II. 1 till . .l.l.ljwtt.k ,1... C T.kl.l.L?
Hotel, lias returned to his hoiiieiu
Kurcka, California, but will remove 3
to this city lefore very long. '3
Mr. Forbes believes that St.
Johns lias an excellent future and
lias determined to j assess more 3
projHrrty here when he learns the
city lias concluded to net down to
business and transact matters on a
at this point to lie reduced to, .Mr. monies says; "I leel sorry
twenty-two inches; to Hayes street, over the condition ttiat the city
at this point to be reduced to twenty council is now iu. There ain't a
inches; to Ivanhoe street,- at this; hit o' need o' such a thing: and it
xnut to be reduced to eighteen is hurting the place. I lelieve it is
iiches; to the curl) line of Jersey all just a bit o' ersoiial spite or
street on the north line thereof; else there is too much outside
with a catch basin at this ioiiit mid , pressure U-iiig brought to !car. If
on the opposite side at the Ilolbrook so many eopIe from outside the
comer, us these jwiuts are the low- city hadn't butted iu it's my belief
est on the line iu the business center the folks would liuve lceu together
of said city of St. Johns. lefore this."
"When said sewer is living built ,
ttiere should lw 'Vs' at eactt street Another Really Company,
of the same diameter ns the main, j As , , lje , n, n(, ,
and at each twen y-five feet there anotlier co,unu ww company ,ns
should he an eight-inch " for f(irm,i ,rt iinil(ii,. n,i n;i..,.r.
House service use, on doiii sines oi
These lots arc located on Jersey street, three blocks
from ear line and
Near the Great Weyerhauser Mill Site.
Don't pay $350 and 5.joo for building lots only 100
feet deep, and without alleys, when you can jet extra
sized lots with i6foot alleys, all high and level, and iu
the best locality iu St. Johns for $200 and upwards.
Let us show you this property. We can sell only
the first fifty lots at these prjees. 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 iu operation, these lots will be worth double the pres
SI. Johns Land Co
St. Johns IMione Union 310-1 Oregon
Hraiich Office and Agency on the (.round. ;
the main service main sewer, thus
obviating broken mains for service
connections. The said sewer to 1m;
laid with a fall of two feet on each
one hundred feet from and iu front
of the Klliott drug store to Circsham
street; and from Greshaui street to
the river to le laid four feet under
ground to the top of said sewer.
" When said sewer snail nave iK-en
aid block lengths, all the abutting
property shall thereupon le com
pelled to connect their soil water
and water closets to the same, with
vents as jier the just sanitary laws
that may be enacted for the same
to vent the said sewer and to keep
the same fresh and free from foul
gases and from nauseating odors."
Went to Iowa.
Willard Shepard left on Saturday
for an extended visit to his old home
iu Hillsdale, Iowa, lie came here
Use St. Johns realty The Ilanneri
Real Kstate Company, Thousands
of circulars are to be printed and i
sent to localities where it is known
cople are anxious to learn alxmt i
this city hence the advertising'
to be received by St. Johns will
largely augment what has already
Until quarters for the company
are secured of the right sort those I
desiring to list projx.-rties may do
so at the office of Tint RitViiiW
where projer blanks can !e found.
Next week's ad will give the loca
tion where the company will do
Remember the Number :
Is where you can save money.
COUCH & CO
Will Have Services.
Rev. W. I,. Uiwhnw's assertion
that he would still have charge of
the church iu St. Johns seems to
have lecu an error. He secured a
good position at Alhiua, which lie
finds will occupy all his time. Rev.
nearly a year ago through the talk House, who seems to Ihj at the head (
nf l.U i.rntltpr. tt oliarfl Slif-nnnl. 1 ot tne congregational cuurcu in t
n,1 litM St Inline Vf-rv mtirli. H UllJS district, IS tO SCe tliat tllC
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puipu nere is suppneti cucn Diuiniiy
having the best talent tie can
has a yearning, However, to once
more see the state where blizzards
breed and cold corrtiscates hence
the trip. He expects to le here
again iu a few months: just going
back to get some winter climate,
Tint Ri'.VH'.W is well worth the
dollar and we need it at this time,
J. J. KADDERLY
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to sec the Universal
l Steel Range before purchasing
141-143 Fiat Street, Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382 :