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Devoted (o (he Interests of the Peninsula, the Manufacturing Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORKGON, 1'IUDAY, SKPTKMHKR 21, 1906.
The New St. Johns Hotel
S. COCHRAN &, CO., Proprietors.
Finest Meals in the City Served ii
This hostelry is one of the finest in the Northwest, being mod
ern and complete in all its appointments. The wants
and comforts of guests are carefully looked af
ter at all times. Rates are reasonable.
WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PHONE SCOTT 4063 JERSEY STREET
School Lxcrclscs Proved a Perform
ance f Alcrit.
Without doubt Ihe entertainment
provided by Prof. V. C. Alderson.
principal of this city's schools, was
a most notable one, and one that
will cause last Monday evening to
he long remembered by many of tin
citicus of this city. It was a per
formancc of no set program, but
there was no hitch on the proeram
and no hesitation upon the part of
the star actors to come to the front.
uneli speaker was instructed to
tell some story of humor or pathos.
but the men were lorbiddeu to sinir
turner penalty of the law. Among
tlie clergy tit re was some disposi
tiou to start up some music, but the
police prevented such a perform
ance the musical portion of the
program being delegated to the real
musicians. The siKiikers drew
numbers for the order of their story
telling, and the even dozen speakers
each had a "talc to tell whose very
words would harrow up thy soul."
Among the speakers were to be
ound Judge Seatoii, Tom Richard
son, Jefferson Myers, Rev. Warren,
Kev. Mcvfeker, Rev. Voting, Sen-
ator Hcach, Prof. Curtis. Kditor
Lcvisou of the Oreoiilnti, Mrs. Geo.
M. Hall, W. L. Thorndvke and
About Some People Who Think They
The following tribute to the mem
ory of those that pass to the beyond
through their fool acts is being pass
ed around :
"Take a walk through any of the
cemeteries nud you will believe with
us that fools are slowly but surely
passing away. With silent tread
you pass the last resting place of the
individual who blew into an empty
gun. I lie modsct tombstone ofthe
girl who lighted the fire with kero
sene. And the grass covered mound
that covets the mortal remains of
the boy who took the iiiiiIl bv tin.
tall is near by. The tall monument
is for the man who jumped off the
cars to save ten rods of a walk.
Side bv side lie the ri'iimlim nt ti
intellectual idiot who rode nine miles
in ten minutes and the ethereal crea-iX
tliru wIlO Iltu'nvu lfi.nl lii.r kk,.i IJ
laced to the lust hole. 2
The modest headstone marked 1 J!
"Our Mother I" shows the sleeping'1
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"" MKHt MU V.II.IIIIIC Willi
St. Johns Land Co.
PHONE UNION 3104
was worked to death bv a bossv
laughter who knew it nil. Here
rejKises the young doctor who took
jn dose of his own medicine. Just
oeyouti is mamma's darling who
was stuffed to death with candies
The tales told were varied, nud
were of great variety, yet all seem
ed to plensc the lame audience.
There was music by the pianola.
and by a Mr. Story of Portland.
who ptcscutcd one of his own crcu
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. IM 11 111 IIL-IIL III ."tll'llllllllllir itui f.tirii.
ii uie season, anil I Me lady wlio kept
nmj salads. Over yonder in the
I northwest corner wheie the gentle
j breezes sigh over the weeping wil
low lies the fellow who told his
! motherlnlaw she lied. Near by his
1 rave reposes the mouldering dust of
the man who declared he could do
The Coming City.
With 75 blocks of street improvement tin
der wny with . new brick business blocks
under construction with new business and
manufacturing enterprises coining every week
and finally and greatest of all, with the
adjunct of the SWIKT PACKING COM
PANY l he great future of St. Johns is assured.
We have for sale choice business lots
street lots that will within a year from
twice what we can sell them for now.
now be worth
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....... siryciiuine ami imking powder sde
singing exh , billon, accompanied by ,,v sMv ,,, le c,l,,H)l.ll,l, Alltl tmt
Miss Amy Rowland as plains . He llllllmrkcd, weed 'grown grave in the
was recalled and favored with an ,1(.rk. daui), d.snml corner by Itself,
encore. 1 he lad is a s tiger of rare s Ulc (Ircary rt,sli ,ucuJof ,'
ability, and has no hesitancy in his . .i.i,it nt t ,.n ..i i.
M H CIIITTPD
3 II. II. JUII 1111
Contractor and Builder
Designs and Rstlmoles
Furnished, and all con
strucllon guaranteed to
please the most partic
ular. :i7 Holuwk Street
ST. JOHNS, OREGON
RtsMtRtt f W, L ThornJyktj St. Johns, kallt by mt from my own pltni.
1 Lady Assistant.
riione woouiawii 332
Dr. S. C. COOK
Rtsldtnl Undertaker and Einialracr
Hiulpiut-tit and work guaranteed eijual to
1 any un wic cuusi.
No. 30J Jerey otrect, in Clark's fund-
ture store, St. Johns,
St. Johns Market
I!. DONMiUY, Woprklor
The Mouse of Quality
We take .social care to buy only
the choicest, Government Inspected
Meats so leave us your order for n
Prime Rib Roast
or anything in the meat line.
Phone Scott 4062 113 Jersey Street
DIK'aranetf before the nublic.
At tlie close ot tlie exercises the
nvited guests were escorted to the I
grill room of the New St. Johns
Iotcl, where was prepared an eight-
course repast gotten up in the high-!
est style of culiucry tit l by the tic-'
complished chef of that house. To
tins ImiKiuet till &UI ample justice I
till long nfter the midnight hour I
iiiki iH-en nuiiouiiciil. l Here was
some nfteriuath seakiug and much
pleasure was derived from the en
tire affair. Too ninny words of
praise cannot be given the genial
proprietor of this hostelry for the
bounteous repast served, nud the
brief notice Uxn which the banquet
was served well indicates the K)xsi
hilitlcs of the chef.
The affair was a charming one
throughout, mid reflects gieat credit
upon the school board, Principal
Alderson, and till who heliH.il the
entertainment through to its suc
let his neighbors do the advertis
The cititen of St. Johns to know we
have a milk route in this citr. Pure
milk delivered at your door for fj a
mouth, Additional quarts at 7c.
ORDERS FOR BUTTERMILK
Taken Thursdays anil Saturdays, de
livered rriuays ami jionnays; 10c a
gallon. Send orders to
St. Johns, Oregon,
If you have
for sale or want to buy
in St. Johns
or surrounding country
H. G. OGDEN
Have complete list of
property for sale.
Call in for bargains. -Review
office, St. Johns.
ABOUT OCT, FIRST
Steam Sho els Will Hegin Work on
the lllg Cut.
If everything goes according to
the plans mapped out, work on the
big cut across the peninsula will be
Former St Johns Alnn llnugs Mini,
self at Sllverlon.
C. M. McKlnnie, formerly a resi
dent of St. Johns, and who moved
his family to Silverton last spring,
committed suicide by hanging him
self in his barn at the latter place
Tuesday morning last about seven
Mr. McKiunle arose Wednesday
morning in his usual good health
nud went to the barn to milk the
cows. Not answering the call to
breakfnst a search was made, and
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iw nun iuiiiiii iiuiiHiiiK 10 11 roiie ins-11
leneu to a rafter onlv a few feet from
No reason is assigned for the act.
Ills domestic relations were happy
and his financial affairs in excellent
shae. With lus wife he had ar
ranged to leave for his old home in
Kansas, leaving his children hereto
dispose of the projierty.
With his family Mr. McKiuiiie
came to Oregon about u year and n
linn ago, settling in St. Johns.
Choice Residence District.
Lots 50x106 feet with 1 6-foot alleys. Prices,
5300 and upwards; $5 00 down ami 55.tR) per
mouth. No shanties in this addition. A
building restriction clause in each contract
from now on. Before fnll these lots will be
with 5500 and upwards.
We have the largest general list of tiny fit 111 in the city.
St Johns Land Co.,
St. JohllS Hkhio Union 310-1 Oregon
was the proprietor of the California 6 .
iviw.m nib I'vaiiiiniiiit ttiit iv" .,. .... t . -ii - o m - m h b a
" toil t tvii I IIVIV V
I'his he sold
n short time
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nuiniiiK " auin uiw wuiH ill ii i;HI- i, i.,..
..t.. t .....i.t. i oakery.
'1 Jiree steam shovels w be em-, v YT...V. J i i i .i
ployed at each end of the immense' ? l,MS,t w,1 ,,cM 'V ,corH;
cut! Once started the work will be "5; J1!? r,e,,mi,,s , wcrc 'i''1
continued until everything is in ?V V1 ,:T'" V r1"', wFrc wxom'
readiness for the runnii.g of trains. ,,J,,"', "y '"ri" W,CV"""I!'
The cut will be 200 feet wide and .
alwut a mile long. At the deetiest '
point the cut will be 90 feet. I
Seven bridges will span the cut !
at different points lctwceu the dry
dock and Maegley junction. The
Dawson street bridge will be 80
feet wide. All the others will be
60 feet wide with a io-foot side
walk on each side. All the bridges
will be of steel and of the most
All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
Left the Dry Dock Last Tuesday
i tie steamer ueo. y, wiier was ;
taken off the dry dock Tuesday I
morning. The thoroughness with J
which the repairs were made may j
be interred from tlie fact that there
Takes a very fine block containing
nearly four acres and plats 20 fifty
foot lots. This tract lies 518 feet
along the Willamette IJonlevard.
A great bargain for some one, but
must be taken soon, if at that fig
ure. W. J. Peddicord. 1 14 Phila
delphia street, St. Johns, Oregon.
New six-room house and two
lots in St. Johns Heights addition..
House modern throughout and has
never been occupied, A verv
desirable home. Inquire at
was not as much as a drop of a leak
in any part ot tlie liuge boat.
J. II. Peterson, owner of the El
der, gives great credit to tlie Steel
Shipbuilding plant for the manner
in which the repairs were made.
The work has brought the highest 1
priced mechanics to St. Johns and
been the means of disbursing thou-!
sands of dollars at this jKjint. The j
dock charges on the vessel landing
repairs were $1 19 jer day, and the 1
steamer has !ecn in the dock over '
The thoroughness of the work 1
done and the excellent satisfaction j
given by the local institution is a
this .source of pleasure to every citizen
I f n. -t I
UI .11, JUI1I1S.
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ieuii u mrjjo hiiii'k ui uoiiuiiii .ueifiiiiiuiiM', IiicIihIiiil' Dry
liootK urn! Minos, (InieerifH. lliudwuiit. Mount) 1'miiUliiiimi.
Feed, Hto. In fact uveiylliing. Their Prleuu tito
riKlit. Don't wustu your timu going tu
Portland, hat emuu in mid bio our
Block mid prict'H.
Remember The Big Department Store
Curncr Jersey Htiuut and Ilroailwuy
St. Johns, Oregon
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