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Devoted to the Interests of the Peninsula, the Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORKGON, FRIDAY, DKCUMHKR 22, 1905.
FROM ST. JOHNS.
AND BE HAPPY
Acme Lumber Company
Council Continues To Postpone
I:n cdnciit Of Promised
livery member of the city council
was upon his richly upholstered
chair when Mayor King called that
body to order on Monday evening
while the rain came merrily
down mertily down.
engineer uooimcu Having ae-
apted the improvctu -tit work of
Jersey sheet north of l-esscntlen
mil pionotiiieed it all right, a re
uoiistrance was nt oikv filed by II.
. btriitton anil J. 11. Crook against
Will He A Town With Or Withou! J!
Crossing Of Northern Pacific.
The resources of the town of St. J!
Johns nre visible, and anyone who
visits Portland can see for them- !
selves by taking it brief trip on the JJ
street car line to St. Johns. Suf- .
fiee to say, it has increased from
325 to 2500 in population in slightly
over it year, ami taxable probi ty
lias advanced tioiu a few thousand
to Si, 250,000. Three new bricks
are being started this week, and
live more, one 11 steel .structure,
will soon be elected. Woolen
mills, saw mills, foundries, etc..
St. Johns Land Co.
PHONE UNION 3101
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
PHONE SCOTT 4063 JERSEY STREET
ihe iiccenttince o the work on the
grounds that the imprjvetuetits had comprise the industries
been improperly made and had ' 1 nsKeu in two 01 tne com-
lot been according to contract. ! implications before me if the "bot-
Phe matter was place 1 in the hands1 tout will drop out" if the railroad
if the stnut eomniitki' I fails to bridge nt this point. Little
The committee ' upon theckitrc r no attention is naid to that great '
ightmMttcrreportLMtli.it the city , midei taking, If it comes so much J
mm nave eigiil or more arcs at inner, tun 11 11 noes 1101 every ,j
the tne price paid in Portland ' '- iccis mat tue cnaracter ot the
S 30 p r month each. A com- resource of the town is such that
tine cation was n..id f;oni the hs ' melons giowth will continue
e id 11I Klectrio 'Cou p.inv, which even more rapidly than in the past.
was in form of li eoatr. et cxtiiid- The ivsouices keep ahead of the
popul .tioii that's the .went of the
g ovvth of the town.
One other fact in conclusion: I
am asked if the lecent trouble in
the council has impaired the city's
finances, etc. Unequivocally, 1 say 1 J
no. The writer served n term us j ,
city recorder of Iudeiieiideiice, mid I !
much nu S!,w jt stormy scenes in the ' J!
(iisciissioii over tne poiki issue 01 it '
iiigovera five year eiio.I. The
in.itur was rofervd luck to the
committee for further light.
A couunuiiicntioii fiom the city
surveyor in which he recommen
ded the re-platting of the Cuples
Addition tract of laud. It stated
that the present platting was 11b
sunt and would create
bother in the future,
2 5. too,- $1000.00
lots 011 Jersey
lots Will double in value
111 one year.
The earl v closing 1 curfew") or-"-'"' years ago its he has
diniince wns read the third time ,Jhns. I remember wsll when
mill tiWixl mum lu Html tvivvmr., i Mayor Cooper 11 few vears aeo en-
Mr. Downs nt this point broke into l'vored to organi.e the city conn- J;
tiie council and asked if that ordin- -' 'il a part of the old council ;
ance was to knock out all the eiuienvoreii 10 oigauize 111 niioiuer
'iKjxes' but, as none of the conn- way; attorneys from Indcendcnee, ij,
cilmeii knew what that expression 1 Salem and Dallas were called in, j
meant, it was passed over with sil- " evening or so iiimosi
cut contempt. The ordinance was ensued, i reiuciiipcr tins prin-j
adopted unaniinously. cipally Iwcause at that time the,;
C. 15. Smith, by his attorney, wnier was iiskcu repeatedly not 10 ;
Hreil li. Smith, mndo nimlieiiiion 1 announce the same in the columns I
to have that portion of Charleston ,f the Hnterprise by both of the,
street between lf rout street aiidthe! waning factions. Hut the I title-1;
river vacated according to a res-, IH-'iideuce proceedings lacked the
iliitinn ndontcd sovL-rnl months coloring which the inetroiMilition
ago. A reinnnstrauce bearing about 1 P;1 reMrts give to the St. Johns
a half hundred sfoitatures was then I proceedings That's the only dllTer-
read -but the reuioiistrnnce gave u um 1101 nun niucmi.
no reason for the non-viication. I dence it does not retartl M. Johns.
Mr. Iltirlbert nsketl that some These scenes may injure the in-
too lots, two blocks from
ear line, for $7000. Regu
lar price, ? 1 0,500. Owner
will sell at this price for
THIS WEEK ONLY
St. Johns Pari;
wards 5.00 down and $5.00 per mouth.
reason be given for this solid remon
strance and another speaker ex-
ihiiucd that he signed it because of
one fact: Smith brothers were ask
ing from the city a sixty-foot
street, tree, mil were making no
dividual, but never the town. The
town's warrants are cashed by the
Portland banks and are considered;
first-class investments. v
Iiy 110 means do I wish this com- 5
imiiiicatiou to lie construed as a de- J!
vacation to the city of the ground Mtc to see a single individual Unve
where the public tlock extends the proicrous county of Polk. ;
UKU their land. H the company woe can wen uvnuuie neiuie niiiK 4l
was to "get" the company should "K l-k "' 'wi jl
"give." another. Wheie one man grows i
Mr. Shields and Mr. Kdveards Hell liliothir iK-rhaps would go t
wieh thotiL'ht Hiltu slimild l. kohil- bankrupt. I have the iihM iiiiplieit J;
thing of this sort -and Mr. Ilrice confidence in the eriiiaiient growth
said it wus understood that some f t. Johns, ami so far develop- I
ten thousand dollars had been held meils ''"'? mote than realized my
ack by Smitli Urothers upon the i"KUliie exwtattoiis.
purchnse price until the street had LLAtutNtit K. WAiio.situ.
Ijeeii protwrly vacated. Another The aliove is clipped from the
man corroborated the asseitiou and tupcr at Indeiieiideiice. Orceon.
quoted as his authority one of thoe lormeily conducted by Mr. Wag-
men who was interested iinuie sau-. ontr. It was vr ten bv leuuest
Mr. Hdwards declared that the Und Tun Ri'.vtnw eonsitleis it
matter was of easy settlement: both worthy of teprixltiction.J
the city and thoc interested in the .
boiler works hud something which
the other needed and desired: an
exchange could be effected witli
ittle or uo trouble mid all would
be well. The matter was laid over
till the adjourned meeting.
1 he greatest surprise of his life
was then sprung uiwu Mr. Shields
St. Johns Land Co
St. JollllS 'Mionc Union 3101 OrCgOU
Branch Office and Agency on (lie (irotiml.
The Teachers' Progress Club of
Portland at a recent meeting passed
very flattering resolutions of re
sect iiKu Miss Josephine Proton,
late teacher in this city shaking
of thu deceased in liitliest terms
when the liquor license ordinance Uul much deprecating her untimely
was iirouiiiu u . uii 10 mm mm- , 1. I lit- conini it tee to dm t
ute Mr. Shields had been absolutely
ignorant of the base, underhanded
I autl surreptitious work done by
! Ills fellow-couiicilmeu during the
few days he was basking in the
mellow sun of California.
His features plainly indicated
the disgust ami mortification he
felt at the treachery of his
colleagues in thus taking advantage
of his absence anil he considered
it only fair to him that he Ik al
lowed a bit of time to consider the
ordinance with all its horrible features.
It was a vile trick to play
Mr. bliields and
ent as well
the resolutions consisted of Misses
Miiymie Hryant Hogtie, Kiiuna
Sturchlur and Hula Strange,
Swengle: harness-shop: St. Johns,
Do not forget we carry a full line of
Men's, Ladies' and Children's Underwear
at right prices. Phone Union '1066.
COUCH & CO.
nient roll was not complete by the
county officials. It will not be
r'w1 t till Miu.Ctfi tt iii v t
A etitiou was reail from patrons
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing!
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Phone Scott 4M5
ST. JOHNS, Or
Dray and Baggage Line
Phone Scott 1308.
Piano Moving a Sjecialty.
Leave orders at Blackburn's furniture
store and they will receive prompt
"For Rent" and "For
cards for sale at this office.
of the car-line at the Heights ask
ing for the establishment of an arc
I Work on the sewer district was
upon at a standstill because the rcix)rt of
the public tires- the city engineer was not sufficiently
as all the couucilmcii definite to authorize the framing of
hung their heads with shame at a projier ordinance,
having taken advantage of so tire- remedied and at
less a worker in the prohibition meeting it is probable an ordinance
cause. When he moved that the 1 will be ready for passage.
matter be laid over till the next C. H. Organ asked if some legis
meeting Mr, Iidwards promptly lation could not be effected to make ,
seconded the suggestion and the j outhouses more sanitary but it j t
ordinance was placed on the list for j was concluded that the sewer sys-1
the next regular. 1 tern would lie the only way. !
1 he making of the tax levy wns Adjourned to 1 uesday evening, 1 1
'im.: ...:n 1...
um 111 uv
J. J. KADDERLY j
Of all Kinds.
Sidf Audit for
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing
141-143 First Sired, Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382
not undertaken because the assess- December 26.
LFour Brick Blocks Under Wayj