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J5T. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 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?
ACAIE LUAIBCR COMPANY
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SASH DOORS MIIXWORK
WE CARRY ODD SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "H."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND
pH0NE SCOTT 4063
ware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Black Withdraws Because Business
Wns Not Pifched.
Octotfefr 31, 1905.
Kmtok Rhvikw : lit view of the
fnct that my nniiic lias appeared
Blew De ,Mon For
Ami Forgot Wife.
City Attorney Simonides lies
poms Greene cheerfully atltls his
name to tlio list of "easy ones"
nnd the woods are full of tlteni.
St. Johns Park
signed to charges prefeVre.i against , What can a man do when a
Mayor King and Councilman Peter-, with tears in his eyes conies
son, in belmlf of "faitvplav nnd n
square deal," I want to say a word.
eyes comes to him
and r'eads for money to use for
mod il ntil for ii sli-L- u'if,.? f ii in
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i it. ciuirgcs, us sirhlhi uy me, cutiitt turn Htm down but .Mr.
were first presented fori my consul Greene said:
cration a brief half-hour before the J "See here, Oregle, I hac no
convening of the council. The two, money to lend: I'd prefer to borrow:
couneihnen Ugcttind Shields 'but hang me if 1 can see your wife
who lirnlii'lil tin ttrctinrpft t'liurinxi uit(Triiiir f.tr ....li,.: ...M ..
to me expressed thcirnbility, will- incut. Here's 25 to help her
nf i'Miuiv. vr Mllll 4 Will III IlIlllI.'ITtlllllll 1 I 111 I
deuce that would support said j you are to pay this back within
charges, and it was myiiiidcrsttiud-i thirty days. Take it and get
tobe brought what your wife needs."
Oregle took the money and
concluded that his wife needed him
to keel) awav from tier lumr ciimii'li
plainly apparent toanylone who will , for him to blow the same for boo.
stop and consider. Itavas timicto I lug hudec in the ledlkrht district of
oitr at Tint pacts, ail 1 thought Portland. Hence he did It.
that was to be done. I believe that The onlv excuse this mmloirv for
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every accused person is entitled to a a man could oiler for the disappear
Hearing witiitu a rcasoiiauie tune. mice ol the money wl
This is sillllile llisticb. If there bom-fit Ids wife win ilmt
vi a sound reason for Vclay in this 1 had attacked him.
ug that the matter was to be lirouuht
to issue, In a legal manner, without
unnecessary delay. J j
My reasons for signing must be 1
Lofts 50x1 06 ft
With a 1 6-foot Alley baA
of each lot.
which was to
Mr. Greene told them how Oreitle
had skmiI the amount.
Mrs. Oregle is said to be 11 fine
woman and is trying to suppoit
herself mid children by working in
the woolen mill.
case I have not yet befn informed t police had looked un the mutter
01 tt. 1 nellevu that those respon
sible for the substance of these
charges should either ' 'shoot or give
up the gun." f
I hercforc, because IMeel that in
this matter my good faith and con
fidence has been misused, I hereby
withdraw my sanction from the pres
ent H)Iicy of being so1 "backward
about coming forward."
I.est some should conclude that in
Messrs. Peterson and King I have
been "entertaining angels una
wares," ami have just' olscovcrcd
their identity, I want to say that,
when they and their associates aided
and abetted the presentation of a
saloon iK'titiou before the council,
they did so in deliberate defiance of
the will of a safe majority of the
voters legally recorded. The nerve
required for that move on their part
was only surpassed by the stupidity
with which it was managed.
J. II. Bl.ACIC.
PASS US BY,
Steamers Steadily Refuse To Stop At
The New Dock.
Line -apies ikk-su'I look nor
talk like a tenderfoot yet he ha
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wvv.ii 111 kiu.i tiiiiiiiy iiuiy ii ill 111: 1 l
more than a half century. Coming I
across the plains 111 '.jy, about 55
years would figure up the years he $
lias put in tit various Oregon points J;
jei yti un me nine oeiug very
close to where St. Johns now is.
At one time I.afe lived at Col
umbia City, a few miles below this
city and he tells some wonderful I !
stories of the winters snows w ne i 1
he used to see. lie can tell of
winters so severe that during one
of them wolves were driven by
i hunger to hung around the few
dwellings to be foil ml. Often these
animals would light over some bit
of food found in a yard and uikjii
several occasions Mr. Caples tells of J!
me snow-covered urouiid be inr i
crimsoned for many yards around
by the blood from the wounded
$200 and Upwards
$5 Down and $5 per month
These lots tiro located on Jersey street, three blocks
r is i
iiinii car line unit
Business men ol St. Johns should K ,
take some steps to urge steamers L u u" ,M,CU l,lu K:,,m
dying up and down the river to j r me .Miiitnouia i county court
stop at the new public dock lo let, ,011'; 1 u. f'M'l'i'wi it at He a
off or toke on passengers and i bshel-although it is rumored that
freltit t l'lc lr'LM' ,H Kcl tMtf eontmct at 8c u
Prior to the completion of the 'i"""' " V" K. ' -"u'K
new dock an excuse was offered by ro" "c:,r. wl,t"r.c mu W1"
le boats that "they didn't care to s located; and it cost Him jcii
.... ... I.l.cliul In . I. .1 1.,..- .1. ......... I..
mil a risk ol landing near tlie logs " v.
.surrounding Cone's dock." Cit- J"sl wlml ,au-'h pomics re is
Izens of St. Johns recognized utj"- appaicii; iMimiy u cross oe
once that sueli an excuse was a " """ iiwhiuhhiii-
alid one: and at once commenced , ,sl: wu u t'usy io re wlml he is
le new dock. i1101, -nb-ing witn a prominent
And yet, even with a dock that I'ortlaml iraliticiaii a few days ago
i excellent in appointment and I ,e sa,tl: nMsxuml there is to
safe for all vessels no matter of i ''? repiimican ticket at the next
Near the Great Weyerhauser Mill Site.
Don't pay $350 and S.joo for lntildiii lots only too
feet deep, and without alleys, when yon 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.
Withiii one year, when the great Weyerhauser mill
is in operation, these lots will he worth double the pres
St. Johns Land Co
St. JohllS I'-iono Union 3M OrCtfOll
Hraiicli Office and Agency on the (ironutl.
R. WILCOX, .
Dray and Baggage Line
Piano Moving a Specialty.
Leave order at Blackburn l'urnlture
tore and they will receive prompt
"For Rent" and "For Sale"
trds for sale at this office.
what depth - both freight and
)asseugers are carried by St. Johns
irect to Portland and a natural
oss of time and money follows.
A few days ago a party from
.'he Dalles was coming down river
011 the Spencer and noticed that the
boat sjeut much time in making
mud landings to accommodate even
one solitary passenger. 1 here was
no kick at making any lauding
lowever difficult -and a reottest
was made that tlie boat let on tins
party at St. Johns. This was ab
solutely refused ami no excuse
was given. The party refered to
being in haste left the boat at
Vancouver, and reached St. Johns
The dock was constructed for
public convenience; it was believed
that trade would le stimulatedaud
all of St. Johns would be benefited.
It is a pity that matters cannot be
properly arranged so that boats
will stop here: and we believe that
a pull can be made strong enough
to have a regular schedule ar
ranged. At all events an effort
should be made.
When asked why he replied:
"Why? Because if that man
I leuey stays in Oregon six months
longer there'll not be enough repub-,
licaus outside the eii to fill out a '
ticket that's why!"
Can You Afford
To carry the risk of total loss on
your buildings when a small amount
will insure you against loss ? It
does not pay to do it. See the Pe
ninsula Hank about rates.
Thread : Six spools for 25c at the
St. Johns Bazar.
O. R. & N. Extension. j
Plans for the extension of the O.
K. it N. railway from its present ,
terminus at the woolen mills around
the peninsula have been accepted,
and work is promised to commence
It continues in a northerly course '
from its present terminus, leariug a
little to the west, through the
Roberts tract, lears east, cuts
across the southern extreme of the
Gattou tract, and continues east
and south. The I.add and Sim
mons tracts are both caught by the
survey, as it runs almost due east
to the slough; and then turns
It is lclicvcd that this road will
bs considerable benefit to St. Johns
in many ways and considerable
money will be spent in its construc
tion. The general idea is that it
will cross the Columbia at Vancouver.
Do not forget we carry a full line of
Men's, Ladies' and Children's Underwear
at right prices. Phone Union l()66.
COUCH & CO.
J. J. KADDERLY
Furnished room with heating
stove ; two blocks from postoffice,
half block from car station. This
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
I . Universal Stoves and Ranges i
Do not fail to see the Universal 3
t Steel Range before purchasing
t 141-143 First Street. Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382 3