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ST. JOHNS REVIEW
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Devoted (o the Interest! of the Peninsula, the Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, OREGON, FRIDAY, DKCliMHKR 15, 1905.
THE COUNCIL MEETS,
j A jctition protwrly signed was
reud asking that Ivanhoe .street lie
'graded, curbed and .sidewalked
from Hurlingtou to Richmond
What Is AW Desired Is .More Ugl t
In St. Johns.
With the exception of C. D. lid
wards alt members of the city conn-
,cil were present on Monday even
ling when Mayor king called to
SI. Johns Woman Decries
Lack Of Chri tlnnltv.
streets. It was decided Unit a
piopcr resolution be adopted and
the city engineer ordered to prepare
plans and specifications for the
' Notice was given that a teqttest
was ab.mt to be made to have por-
e , turns of Joun street, balctn street
and Albany street vijcuUd. Noth
ing f4it titer was doucjii this matter.
A oinumuicatioii' ftotu V. .
ht (Goodrich described 1 and located
J$ benchiuirks and inotiinn .ntsnlaeed
AND BE HAPPY
Acme Lumber Company
fe for the convenience i.md
fe,of all futti.c surveyors: the saute
was referred to the street committee.
cl The citv attorney read the o:din-
Tj ance he was ordcrcf to draw ie-
k gardiug the closingjof b.llinid and
pool halls, bowling alleys and card
W rooms at midnight. The hours to
SASH glazing j DOORS
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
PHONE SCOTT 4063 JERSEY STREET
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
pone Scott 4065
ST. JOHNS, Or
Dray and Baggage Line
Phone Scott 130S.
Piano Moving a Specialty.
Leave orders at Blackburn Furniture
store anil they will receive prompt
"For Rent" and "For
cards for sale at this office.
ijtlit, to five in
ljpt Mr. Peter-
remiiiu closed were kuictitioucd as
from twelve, inidniitlit, to five in
Uttou motion to ad
son stated the hours should be
changed so that they should close
at eleven and not jen till five
thirty: eleven o'clock was late
enough for anyone keep oeu:
he moved such atueiti
I.eggett seconded the
ment and Mr.
rollcall showed I.cgkctt, Peterson
and Shields for the
against it. Mayor
the tie by voting against the eleven
0 clock measure.
second time by title,
to hti.sKMid the rule
the third reading
futile. It will coi
next meeting on Mot!
vras read the
ait an attempt
and pass it to
One of the good women of St.
Johns hands us the following com- J
"Noticing an item in your last ;
issue headed "Made Happy"'?)
prompts me to send von this clip
ping. It is not only a shame but a
disgrace for such a thing to occur.
We who call ourselves christians
and civilized yet lettinir the aired
sick, those unable to work, starve
at our very doorsl While those
who are not 111 real need receive
mote than their share!
"1 believe in benevolence but
let it go farthers let it teach thej
needy. We liuist not allow these i
aged Pilgrims to become a county I
chatge in the sunset of their lile: ft '
would be a disgraee to not only St.
Johns but to the Methodist church
in general of which body these
people have been members for
more than fifty yeais!"
The "clipping" is from a Port
laud p.incr and is printed below: 1
"Mowed by the weight of nearly
too years, almost blind and totally
lti1n1iua Ijiituiil I !iir,ti tut,, it e
and his wife, aged 03 yeais, await v
the setting of life's miii. They!,
have lceii living in a tent nearly
Northern Hill station on the St. ;
Johns car line. Their Thanksgiv- j
lug was a cheerless one and the
outlook for Christmas is not cheer-, f
"A son, Uolnirl, who Is nearly
70 years old. Is strtiirirliiin to siid- i-
ort his own family and Ids agetl ,
jutcnts as well. Robert Hardy,
the younger, Is a plasterer, and
once there were few local trades
men better than
St. Johns Land Go.
PHONE UNION 3101
lots will double in
lots on Jersey
in one vein.
lots, two blocks from
line, for $7000. Regit-
ie. Hut owing to
advanced years he cannot com
mand high wages nor Is he able to
keep at work steadily. His wife
was a trained nurse before her mar
riage and has devoted much of her
time of late to the care of lur hus
band's mrcnts. Hut the vcais of
be up at the I Work are telling on her, too, and
lay evening. .Slc.( like her husband, is not able
was received I to withstand tin strain or linrd
froin the city eiigljler suggesting 1 tabor as in her younger days.
the filling Of the WeTf Oil the Old "When the case was Inveslimited
city hall site but it was decided to )V ,, reporter several days ago,
wait till the new hall was built. Robert Hardy spurned the sugges
A bill front the city engineer for tlon of living the old twonlu sent
M 17.50 was laid over till tlie next to the county farm. He said that
Mayor King essayed to get the
sentiment of the council as regards
bonds for u new city hall also
bonds for municipal water works.
It was suggested that if the bonds
would carry which was doubtful
their validity would le in (illus
ion. City Attorney Greene settled
that question by declaring that
while the purchase of a site for 11
city hall was not termed a public
utility the citv hall itself was so
THIS WEEK ONLY
at this price for
Purl;, 50x1 of),
$250.00 and up
wards $5.00 down and $5.00 per month.
he was willing to work day and
night, If his health would criiiit,
for his need father and mother.
He also said that his wife was , Jl
still willing to continue in her 1'
i i t . t l . 1 TT
iiinors 01 love 111 tue care 01 ine
helpless old couple.
"Hut the future Is not rosy."
Held Improvement Meet.
Fully fifty east siders met In Ar
tisan hull. Portsmouth, lust S.ilnr.
styled: but whether the bonds could day evening and heard talks iihh
be sold he could not positively tie- loci .impress and local desires.
Clare. The matter was then teill- There were several musical selec
porarily dropied, Comment was tj0s li,tersiersed with the siK-eches
made upon the negligence of the which added imieli to the L'eneral
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Mrs. Nona Convert and Mrs, I).
H. Morgan sang in a charming
manner and drew iion theuisslves
much applause. It was a matter
of regret that they refused to re-
water company to properly fill the
excavations .made for mains -and
the great delay in doing whut work
had Imx'U done.
Mr. I.eggett rciorteu that he
had seen the owners of the prop-
city upon which the public wharf SI)omi t0 ti,e encore.
over-reached and asked lor a vaca-, y, j, l'eddkord presided over
tiou of that proitvrty in return for ii... m,..tiiiL' in a narticularlv ideas
what was asked from the city. tlur manner -and showed his ant-
This was just what '1 UK Rkviisw iicss for tj,e K)sition.
had been suggesting. : ijacj, .sivaker's remarks were en-
His offer was not accepted as thusiasticallv received and some
briskly as was exiK-ctcd the remarkable facts ,,,,,1 figures guve
St. Johns Land Co
St. Johns 'Mione union 3ioi Oregon
Branch Office and Agency on (lie Ground.
owner saying that there would be
no trouble over it at any time.
This, however, is not considered u
business projKJsitiuu by the council,
If the city is to vacate and give to
those parties there should certainly
be a vacation 01 a small area in question and the
favor of the city and a vacation ;auimously adopted
leuany cuucicu, iiiuimuic uiui
this will 1m: insisted upon.
Mr, Iyiudnuist, on the light com
mittee, reported that the General
hlcctnc Company had stated that
it could not make a definite agree
ment on more arc lights until it
knew just how many were wanted
and wnere. 1 ne regular price ter 1 Peterson asked where tlie money
amp is $5.30 per mouth. was to come from to pay the bills
locations had been selected for ' The eight arcs would cost at th
six lamps as follows; Pesseiideu figures given the committee more
and Jersey, Ivauhoc and Chicago, than $500 p.-r year and there
Iiurlingtou and Hayes, Richmond , would have to Ixj more secured or
and Willamette Boulevard, Oswego the people would not be satisfied.
indication of how rapidly this com
munity is building and how solid
Is the growth.
At the termination of the shak
ing F. I. McKciiua, introduced a
resolution iertiueiit to the water
same was mi
ls your home insured against fire ?
If not, see M. I Tufts at the Pe
ninsula Hank for the lowest rates.
Do not forget we carry a full line of
Men's, Ladies' and Children's Underwear
at right prices. Phone Union .1066.
COUCH & CO.
J. J. KADDERLY l
It was suggested that a contract t
le made for eight lights but Mr.
Peterson asked where the money
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
and Willis Houlevard, and Rich
mond and Jersey,
Right here was where the bother
commenced and the committee
found that to place a half-dozen
Uimii motion of Mr. llrice,
seconded by Mr. Shields, the com
mittee was ordered to wait on the
light company and get the actual
cost of lights and full details, with
arc-lights in a city of 300 blocks directions to report at the next
and please everyone was a difficult ' meeting,
task. ' Adjourned.
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing
141-143 Firtt Street. Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main l
LFour Brick Blocks Under Wayj