Newspaper Page Text
ST. JOHNS REVIEW
you Should Patronize
Advertise In The Review
l! t, 111 T , l,n
llli rt.l n ii nit it,
fn til IN Vtli r tti m
.1 'l.nlv in Hn , 1,1
IT WILL REPAY YOU
The Home rnpcr.
Jn helping. John
Sy if )0U work w,lh
THE ST. JOHNS REVIEW
Devoted to the Interests of the Peninsula, the Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORKGON, FRIDAY, OCTOHKR 27, 1905.
rveep Your Lye on St. Johns
mmm mw tmW m Lmmf tAmm mmm mmm .Aa .A- .a- I I 1 .
You had better get your
before the "Oregon Mist"
sets in. Our Telephone
Number is East J 846.
The Scheme To Mix City And Water
Wits Prost Bitten.
There was nti adjourned niectinir
of the city council Tihursdny even
ing. An odd thing Impelled
Cotiiicilmaii Thompson was absent.
Councilman Hrico was called away
to attend n meeting of the school
board but tlte reniuiuinir five were
Johnnie-on-the-spot. There was not
AT LOW COST,
Of Sewers Will Be Within
Reach Of Everyone.
The large expense which many
nan tea reel would follow the con
struction of a sewer will probably
not be seen. When it is figured
what a large area may be drained
from its construction the cost jwr
square foot of ground is entirely
wnuiu ine limits ot till nronortv
Acme Lumber Company
P. S.--We are selling cull lumber
for wood sheds. Have you
seen the grade?
ACA1E LUA1BER COMPANY
SASH DOORS MIIXWORK
WE CARRY ODD SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "H."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
pHONE SCOTT 4063 JERSEY STREET
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Dray and Baggage Lin
I'Uno Moving Specialty.
Lave order t Blackburn Furniture
tore and they will receive prompt
"For Rent" and "For
rds for sale at this office.
a great deal of business to be trans- i owners: and when it is farther real
ncted. 1 ized that everv wired of imirtv
An ordinance to make it com- lis larirelv hetiefitt I'll flllll IUKIUI tl
jmlsory upon the partjof those hold- selling possibility considerably in
tng a trancliise to ruin II every detail excess of the cost there are but few
devolving upon then! was passed owners who are averse to the eon
(third reading) and adopted. Also'struetion of a good sewer,
nu ordinance creating heavy pen-' In defining the sewer district as
any tor moving or destroying any ; large tin area as practical should be
St. Johns Park
. "O - - --r J '"tt ""o" jmi.h.ii rillWIIHI I IV
grade-slnke set by any official. taken in because the cost will
Right here was introduced an or- average the smaller for all parties
dinance creating n "bdanl of public reached. A sewer is not paid byjv
works." It was raul for consid-: abutting irocrty but by S(iiarei
ernuon ami tneii icaq me second feet within the area drained. To
time: nut, fortunately rorht. Johns, allix the cost merely Ukii "abutt
it was sidetracked at that point. It iug" projKTty would be unjust: a
was strongly tiruedibv W. T. corner lot won Itl hnvo in intiiii
r i j f .a. . .
it nu r
through before it was iiualyzed and , main i
cnrefully considered :J but better street.
railroaded eases to pay for two iiies the
mm mi extension on n sulci
Till! snmlliT lnti't'iiU rimli.
judgment ruled on the;last licat. , ing out to the farthermost ends of
This ordinance was very care-' the district cost but little and help
fully drawn and was devised so lessen the whole,
that four men (if so desired) could j Here is Knglnecr Goodrich's es
meet in any old place, do any old , tiinnte in the matter:
1 he following statement shows
the amount of the several different
kinds of work required to be done
in constructing a sewer in I'hila
business they wished, tie the city
up in any old way they desired.
and make any old contract thev
"deemed expedient:" and the
people, the common herd, the tax
payerscall them by any name ' the Willamette river:
wished - would know nothiinr about i llm-ui iYpi
!. .til .1... t...tt!..l. t ' Ii... .1 a
u mi me. neiiiKii uiittiiicss wasnoue. "Vt miuii m-
Lots 50x1 06 ft.
With a 1 6-foot Alley bach
of each lot.
j delphia street, from Jersey street to
Not only could this "board of
public works" handle franchises.
but to it was relegated by this ordi
nance the 'iwwer to. control everv
public utility I It U-a- rotten
ordinance this proposed document:
and it was gotten up "solely be
cause St. Johns needed relief." If
relief" was wanted now nu emetic
would be safer and the recovery
I lie "relier' franchise iiroved
there was something doing I Like
the sticky ffy-paiwr it was devised
so that the more the people squirmed
the harder they were stuck: for
there was much "letween the
iues" to lc considered.
flic plans of City Kuuiuccr
. I.I lllL'll
70S linciil feel 10 inch
M l Uiunl feci 8 inch
u "V" limuclic iHxfi inch
( "V" limnetic 111x6 inch
64 "V" Imiuclicn jtu.jl lxfi Inch
2 combination ninnliolc nnd ' " "
j Intel with corner Mock
170S cubic y.inU excavutiou iiml refllllui'
y cubic yiird vmh.iuktuciit over newer ! 1
20 line.il feet box and rock emlunk- i J
uient at mouth of newer.
Cot of sewer f 3702.01) ' J,
Coit of ItiiKiucrering, 5 er cent 1H5.111 J
nr.. ..... lip f... -
VII,l.l..M . I.IUIMIKILII,
It is fair to presume, using this ' '
report for a basis, that 1000000 !
$200 and Upwards
I $5 Down and $5 per month f
CjHHlrich for the .sewer, together WMnre ft.ct cal, l)C ;,ninw, for i,0t j;
with complete sijecifications am ;?6ooo. This would mean fi-io of a t
profiles, were icceived, considered ; r,.i rr ,.rh o.nnr.. fir
nndndoptcd. Ifor n lot .wxioo. The eouitv of 5!
proposi ion to miinber all i .jssessing the exiveuse by the square
of business and residences at fi tc ...i. ,. fir.. ii.m 5
50 cents per set of figures, was con- mnv ots may l)Uof wMn, fumUlili! j
Idered. 1 he matter was left to in nm nfi imiit ih.i.tli. nwi li ni,i
the city engineer and Councilman iu. ,,rir 1.. fr. t, ,v,.r f ..
50x80 to pay the same as the
owner of 11 lot 50x100 or 50x120.
This proposed sewer will Iw so
far-reaching that connections may
be made with the large .schoolhoiisc
and the sanitary conditions lie
thereby made of the lest. Connec
tions with all residences should not
at once Ihj compulsory but every
busiiiuss house mid hotel should lu
forced to promptly connect. When
the sewer shall le complete iu all
details mere will te loom! n very
SET OUT TREES,
Sidewalks Nicely Arranged
Adornment Hy Tree
All along the newly-built side
walk on jersey street, except tor a
? " ' " 'Those lSlsulocntrtron Jersey street, three blocks ;
from car line and
I . Near the Great Wcyerhauser Mill Site.
Don't pay $350 and S.joo for lniilditi 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 iu
the best locality iu St. Johns for 5a(x and upwards.
l.et us show you this property. We can sell only
the first fifty lots al these prices. This is done to ad
vertise the property. When these tire sold prices will
advance 25 per cent.
Within one year, when the great Wcyerhauser mill
is iu operation, these lots will he worth double the pres
St. Johns Land Co
St. JollllS t'lione Union 3101 OrCgOU
Hraucli Office and Agency on (he Ground.
few blocks directly iu the city's , smaU per cent of residents who will
to make the proper conntc-
centre, arc vacant spots close to the
curb, These were left tiiiplauked
as a matter of economy and be
cause a twelve-foot walk is not
now needed iu those districts,
It is supposed that these vacant
tracts will be nicely seeded to grass,
and thus an apicaraiice of a
parked street" lie in part secured:
but everyone knows that the
chances are uood for an overflow of ! of Kev. Thomas Yost,
noxious weeds which will greatly , known in this county,
etract from the appearance of
what might, by a little work, be a
Kvery owner of every lot along
lis avenue should set out iu the ,
center of each vacancy iu his walk a
nice tree or, if variety is desired,
Iternatc some flowering shrub
ith the trees. Labor a little for
the future not the immediate 1
present: beautify premises when it !
can be done so easily and so !
Think of the handsome apiwar-
ance Jersey street will make when,
few years hence, the entire dis
tance will 1m: lxirdered by stately
trees and ornamental shrubs! Let
his matter be taken up by every
property-owner along the avenue!
New Saw Mill.
G. W. Cone, nu exjcrieiiced saw
mill man from St. Johns, has moved
here with his family and rented the
dwelling of Mrs. W. K. Craven.
I lis engineer, Aaron Yost, a brother
moved his family to Dallas. Mr.
Cone has knight 800 acres of tim
ber land 011 the railroad west of
Falls City, and projwses to erect
here a mill with a capacity of 5000
feet h.t hour. It would give em
ployment to a large force of men
both here and iu the timler. The
mill would Ik; located near the
round house. Dallas Itimi.er.
Do not forget we carry a full line of
Men's, Ladles' and Children's Underwear
at right prices. Phone Union -1066.
COUCH & CO.
for rent. Four rooms and bath. W.
C. Adams, contractor, two doors
Insure with the Peninsula Bank.
Is Not Free-Holder.
J. II. Shields has disposed of his
entire holdings iu St. Johns and t
contemplates moving to Vancouver I
where he has interests. Mr.
Shields has made a nice bit of J
money since he came here a couple J
years ago and can have no kick
coming, lie nought his place at a
low figute, sold one-tenth of it for
about half what the whole cost
ami now has sold the balance for
The purchaser is F. M. Hays,
who comes from Ilillsboro. It is'
understood that the new owner
will 50011 take possession,
J. J. KADDERLY
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing
141-143 Firti Sired, Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382