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A Few Bargains in Nomes :
One ncrc with n toroom lioti.se, nit
finished in y,ow slmpe, for $2,500.00.
One quarter acre close in with four
rooin house, for $600. Also fine river
view nntl business property nntl factory
sites. flood time nWci 011 projcrty.
I W. H. King Land
wish to cnll your ntten
' " tion to our complete line
of Children's, Misses' nntl l,a-tlie-s'
Oxfords mid Shoes in
inediiim priced oikIs. Also
Hosiery. Hats, Overalls, Pants.
Phone Union 406(1.
206 mid 208
Aleuts for tliefjiieen Insurance Co.. American Cen
tral of St. Louis, Norwich t'niou Fire Ins. Society.
These companies are tin co out of the thirty-two that
ate paying; their losses in full at San Pnmelsco. It
costs no inoic to insuie in a jpmd company than in
a Mior one.
Don't Insure in a Six Hit Company.
Shepard, Dobie & Peterson,
Plume Scott 41161,
Hal Mile aud
St. Johns, Oregon.
Capital, fully paid up, $25,000.00
S111 plus and undivided profits, 1 .152.38
Commenced business June 5, 1905.
oi'i'iciiks J. W. 1'wilnoy
A. WimmI, OiOili r,
9 UjMHDOi' lliiHCT.ius-J. V. I'or.lmy, K.T. I'lntl, I', 0, Knapp, V. X
A A. Iliewer, II. I.. IWcih, Tlmt, Codii.in, M. I,. lliilluiMik, C. A. WimmI, $
j PAINTS AT COST
KADDERLY TRANSFER &
I COMMISSION COMPANY
Will M'll you mint at wholesale prices, "IluyNow." Dealers in
t FEED, HAY, LIME, CEMENT, SHINGLES
LATH, GOAL. ETO.
Siv us for pricis. 202 S. Jeisey street, St. Johns, Ore,
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing
Tin Roofs, (hitters, etc.
Plume Scolt 406S
Houses For Rent
IK Y(U WANT A 1IOUHK O.U.I. PS UK
ST. JOHNS. OREGON
We shall handle
only the finest of
and our patrons may
lie sure of being sat
isfied in every case
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
Smith & Hoover
Next door to Kdmomlson'.s
JlSRSlvY STRKUT, ST. JOHN'S
Co., St. Johns.
line of Groceries was
never so complete. We
have just received a case of
fancy cream lirick cheese
which Is very fine. Try it.
Now is a good time to buy
mi hii r; it will no higher.
ST. JOIINH, ORIt.
IWiWut; K.T. I'l.ttt, Vice 1'rw.ldint; C.
ST. JOHNS. Or
W. Q. CLARK
Practical Blacksmithing and
One of Our Special Features.
lliiug us your crippled horses and
wagons anil we 11 do the rest.
o. M. I'.UU.K
O. I'. M1!KKILL
Faulk & Merrill
Coal, Nay, Grain, Flour
Flints, Oils and Buildinj Midribs
Phone East 713
Mull urrl vm ut St. Johns nt 7:10 a, 111.
unit 1:15 p. Ill,
Leaves ut 10:10 a. m., unit 4:45 p. m,
Ollicc ojh!U week days front 6:45 a, tn.
to 6:10 j). 111, Sumluyn (rum 9 to 10 u. 111,
No mails arrive or depart Suiulay,
CHOOSING A BRIDE.
A (Jay Cutom In Russia That Ha Its
Marry ana H.a p.ci..
An ancient custom is yet main-
milieu 11 uiu i wiu
season, in which the festivities of
lt.A .. ... ......In In ..Int. n tinrtnn.
ncnt part in tho lives of thoao who
nro chief in the frolicking.
Homo person of importanco in the
district announces that tho nnnual
folo will be held nt his house.
Thither, at tho appointed timo,
hasten tho young men of tho coun
tryside; thither come, 110 loss eager
ly, but with decorous tardiness, tho
maidens of tho place. Thcro aro
dances and songs, gntnea and feast
ing, but all else is but tho prcludo
to tho great event, when chanco is
made tho handmaid of love. At tho
arrival of tho nropcr hour tho host
ess gives n signal and withdraws
into an apartment, accompanied by
UlU lllljf UlU I1IUUU IU l"V " j.v.......
nil tho girls. Tho lasses aro ranged
upon long benches, where they pose,
a tittering iihalanx of freshness nnd
beauty, with naught in their smiling
airabllity to Biiggest that a scratch
on blooming cheek might roveal tho
Tho hostess is supplied with long
strip of broad elnth, and with this
she straightway muflles each and
every maiden. "She twists it deftly
over and about tho head until hair
nml features are hopelessly veiled;!
she winds it about tho neck, tho
shoulders, tho waist and on unti
tho sprightly and lissom figuro of
tho girl is merged in tho ruiio out
lines of 11 tiaooose.
This is tho tircnaratlon. Tho ac
lion follows, when ono by one, in an
order determined by lot, tho young
men of tho party enter tho room
Koch in turn approaches tho vcilci
row of loveliness and examines it
Kyes and cars aro useless; touch is
overvt liinr. Tho nuzzled suitor
seeks to penetrate tho Imdling folds
and locate the personality of his
Idol. lieu at Inst hu lias mmio IDA
choice hu is privileged to removo
the swnildllng clothes nnu beiioiu
tho identity of his prize. Then is
tho consummation thu moment 0
rapture or despair when soul an
swers Mini in tfiu lovu light of tho
eyes or when disappointment speaks
in thu stilled sigh or shows in the
j It Is tho law of custom that this
! twain should become man and wife.
1 If tho custom is broken n heavy for
' feit must bo paid by the unwilling
' person. Hut it is rarely that happi
ness rails in tho result, Llmnee, it
is well known, is open to n bribe.
And tho lovers who would fall (0
oifer her bribes would hardly do-
servo happiness. In their whispers
before the hour of trial amorous
conspiracies for the cheating of ill
fortune nro made, and the lover
may depend upon his ingenious in
nnmrntn to convey to him tho con
eerled signal whereby will bo do
teriiiiued Iter identity and their mu
Turning tli Tablti,
"A l'ort Dodee plivHieinu. n Dr.
l'iteoe," Hiiid an Iowa man, "once
had n erave iIiil' for 11 patient, suit
posed to ho dyiii);, who afterward
recovered, and over thin error of
judgment the doctor wan Joked for
many yearn, Once lie attended, in
consultation with throe conferee,
another patient, 'Huh patient real
ly died. After the death, as tho
phyidcianii discussed the case to
cetlier, one of them Riid:
" 'Since ipiick hurial in necessary,
wo nilulit inter the Itmiv teiiiporari
ly. I understand our hrotlier hero
has u vacant rave on liniid.'
"Dr. I'itcoo liiniled.
'"Ve-V he said, 'I Mieve I nin
win oniv plivHieinu present wiiosa
graves nro not all llllcd.' " I'hila
Tht 8pldr Tr.
In the country about Capo Nero,
in Africa, there is a curious plant
called the vpldcr tree. It rowa 011
windy plains, its ntoiu attaining' n
diniucter of four feet, although it
docs not excceil one foot in heieht.
It puts out two leave nix or oijjlit
feet in lenjjth, ami theso are split
hy the whining of the wind into a
iuiiiiIkt of htilf, narrow ribbons
bearing no little resemblance to the
legs of a gigantic spider. This re
Kemblauctt becomes startling when
n strong breeze puts the leglike
leaves into rapid motion, and tho
negroes shiveriugly exclaim that
the great spider is itrugg .ng to get
Mncnulny, who was in tho habit
of shaving himself, nnd badlv, too,
it would seem, once jmtronucd a
first class barber. After obtaining
nu easy shave he turned to tho ton
sorial artist aud inipiired;
"How much do I owe you?"
"What over you havo'been in tho
habit of giving tho man who shoves
you, sir," replied the barber.
"1 generally givo him two cuts ou
caen check," replied tho celebrated
fcnglislt historian, "hut you. sir. be
lag a superior workman, deserve to
ASK TO SEE
Oregonian and Telegram,
E. 0. MAGOON, Agt.
1 1 1 N. Jersey Street,
l'hone Uutoii 3105,
CATS AND DOGS.
Handa. Tmnr and Natural of tha
Canlna and Felines
, d t unlshmcnt '
d d T, , temper3 rise nn,i it
struck they are apt to strike back,
but w0I1J ,fL,ntc culI to a kitten
. . . "2
now and then I find a scolding or an
exclamation of rebuke enough.
Tlioy are also less intelligent nnd
forgiving than n dog if unintontion
nlly kicked or trodden on. Thoro is
no inoro beautiful expression in n
dog's fnco than tho look ho turns to
tho friend who hns involuntarily
hurt him before thcro is timo to ex
plain. His whole demeanor express
es the highest magnanimity, not on
ly tho foregone pardon, but tho
eager ucslro that tho ouonucr snnl
think no more of tho matter.
In many respects cats nro moro
liko men nnd women than dogs nro.
They hnvo moods, and their naturo
Is complex. A dog is very much of
a piece Ho is n good dog or a bad
dog, brnvo or cowardly, honest or n
sneak. The ennino intelligence is
much higher than the feline, but tho
disposition is simpler.
C'nts nro exceedingly irritnblo by
temnernmcnt, sensitivo to changes
of tho weather, to frost, to thunder.
They arc excitable nnd naturally dis
posed to bite and scratch when nt
piny. There is a curious tendency
in them, as in ill balanced or over
strung hutnnn beings, to loso their
heads when in hleh spirits, and tho
sell command most 01 thorn show
when full grown in resisting theso
impulses is n striking proof of con
scious responsibility. A full grown
pet cat scarcely ever scratches n
young child, no matter how much
mauled by it. ltesidcs Imlng irritn
blo cats nro moody nnd subject to
depression, probably a physical ro
action from the former condition.
With 0110 exception all tho cats I
hnvo known nro captious. Their in
stiuct when ill or end is to bo nlonc,
but this is entirely neutralized by
petting. They become ns dependent
on caresses nnd sympathy ns chil
dren and much wiser than children
when they are ill or injured, ns thoy
apply for relief with tho most tin-
mistnknblo suggestions, sometimes
indicating plainly where they nro in
pnln ami prcrcnting the suffering
member for treatment. They nro
not so patient as dogs in taking
medicine or submitting to surgicnt
enro, but show their recognition of
its benefit by coming buck for it un
der similar circumstances, Temple
An Unlucky Bunglt.
On tho 21st or l)ecemlor, 1R8S,
Admiral Dumlas gave up tho com
ninnd of the licet nnd returned to
Knglnnd. Ho was succeeded by Ad
miral Lyons, k'tween whom nnd
Dundns n signal parting took plnco
which will long bo remembered ns n
standing joke in tho navy.
As Admiral Dundns loft tho fleot
nt Knmiesch tho crews of both Eng
lish nnd French ships manned tho
yard and gave him n parting
cheer. At thu samo momont, by tho
desiro of Dundns, n signal was run
up to Sir 1'. Lyons on board tho
Agamemnon, "Juiy success nttcnt
you," to which Sir 13. Lyons orderei;
to 1x3 hoisted in reply, "Jlny happl
ness nwnit you."
Hut though in real lifo hanging
nml happiness nro generally consid
ered to lmvo no very close connec
tion, yet in thu signal codo thoy nro
very much nliko. Unfortunntelv, in
tho hurry to reply to Admiral Dun
uas, tue line or tlio lormer (listen
of tho latter word was hoisted, nml
what was worso thu stupid blunder
was not mi-cove red nml hauled down
till the whole fleet had seen nnd renil
it. Pearson's Weekly.
A Qood Excum.
An officer of a certain regiment
was one morning iusieeting his
company on parade when ho came
to nu Irishman who had evidently
not shaved for some days. II a King
in front of tho man, hu said, "Doyle,
how is it you have not shaved this
"Oi have, sorr, was thu reply.
"How daro you tell mo that,1
said the olllcer, "with n beard on
you like that?"
"Well, sorr," said ruddy, "it's
oiku this: There's only ono shaving
glass in our room, and there wus
nine of us shaving nt tho same
time, and maybe Oi shaved some
other chap's face." Pearson's
A 8Up Savar,
When Mrs. Klatleigh choso tho
refrigerator with tho mirror in tho
front door of it Matloigh laughed.
"Of course, exclaimed Mrs. Hat
leigh, bridling at onco, "a man has
110 interest in saving his wife's
"Hut iwssihly ho can appreciate
tho advantage of her being ablo to
get dinner half again quicker
through not having to run to some
other part of tho bouso every time
she wonders how her hair is looking
or her apron behind or something I"
See ut fur the Choicest Cuts of the Best
Orders 1'illed ami Family Trade Solicited
McCLAVE & WARD, Props,
A GREAT MAN'S SILENCE.
Calmly Dignified Undtr th Moat Try
A great man whoso wifo was de
voted to him, but was subject to in
anc attacks of jealousy and resent
ment, was once visited nt his coun
try house by two old timo friends.
llo welcomed them with marked
if id.. u 1 if t f i 1
cordial y, and, seating himself be-
tween thorn on tho piazza, was soon
1 -rt 1 1 1 1
in confidential conversation.
Whilo ho was listening to what they
had to say and occasionally replying
to an argument which seemed to
him moro plausiblo than logical tho
door behind him was suddenly open
ed, and from it emerged his wife,
with nn angry lace and n pall of wa
Without a word sho deliberately
upsot tho pail and drenched him
from head to foot. Tho two friends
sprang to their feet in astonishment
and caught si'tht of tho resentful
woman retreating into tho house
with n triumphant air.
Tho man who had been subjected
to this shower bath aroso without a
word, went into thd house and in
tch minutes returned to tho piazza,
having made a completo chango of
His friends wcro still in tho yard
and were wishing that thoy could bo
transported by balloon or magic car
pet to their own homes, whoro thoy
would not bo witnesses of strange
nnd embarrassing domestic scenes.
Their host called to them nnd
(ilnccd tho chairs on tho niazzn.
Vhen thoy wcro nil seated 110 re
turned the conversation with tho
simplo remark, "As I was saying,
my friends," nnd thon went on witli
tho discussion, picking up tho thread
wncro 11 nnd been dropped and mak
ing no reforenco to what had imp
Ho was unlet nnd dignified and
did not betray in his manner a trace
of tho mortification nnd nnnoynnco
wincii ills wile s exasperating attack
must lmvo caused.
A weaker man would either have
appealed to his friends for sympathy
or striven to nnologizo for tho
strange nnd irrational conduct of
tho woman. Ho had neither accusa
tions to make nor excuses to offer.
Ho strovo to nut his friends ut enso
by diverting their ntten tion from
tho painful exhibition of his wife's
inlirmtty by engaging them in anl
So successful was ho that tho three
wero soon laughing, chatting nnd
arguing together ns though nothing
unpleasant had happened,
when U10 timo enmo for tho two
visitors to drive to tho station to
take n train their host said goodby
10 incin ni 1110 gato wun mo re
mark that thoy had had 11 delightful
I ho great man loved his wifo nnd
know that sho was not res'nonsiblo
ut nil times for her caprices nnd re
sentments. Unwilling to tnlk about
icr intlrmltles, ovon with old and
trusted friends, ho acted with raro
solf nossession nnd eood tnsto in
maintaining rigid silence nml lcav-
ng thorn to infer for themselves tho
reasons for his reserve. Ulasgov
A Rlda Per Hla Tamptr.
A certain farmer living near tho
town of Derby having got himself
disliked on account of Ills quarrel-
soino nam in, tno otiier farmers de
cided 0110 night to cool him down a
bit. At midnight tho farmer wai
uitturbod by a voico shouting,
"lour horso is stolon I"
Tho irato farmer hurried on his
clothes and, hastening to tho door,
asked, " hich way has ho gone?"
"Toward H.," replied ono of tho
Another ottered tho loan or a
iiorso lie bestrode, which offer tho
sleepy farmer accented. After rid
ing all night ho found himself at
daylight next morning riding his
own horso. London Tit-Bits.
An Impoatlbla Photograph.
Business was not booming at tho
"Only one order yesterday," said
tho photographer, "and that was
an impossible one. A lady camo in
with her little daughter. Sho had
seen, sho said, my famous photo
graph of n little girl kissing hersolf
on tho mouth in a mirror, and sho,
wanted ncr ctitld taken likewise,
only she had scruples against kiu-
ing on mo mouui on account of
germs, and so slii wanted mo to
photograph tho youngster kissing
itself in tho mirror on tho fore
Paint on a Point
A student undergoing examina
tion in thu principles of mechanics
was asked, "Why will not a pin
stand on its point?" He returned
tue following answer: "In tho first
place, a point is detined by huclid
as that which has no parts and no
magnitude, and how can a pin stand
on that which has no parts and no I
magnitude t In the second place, a
mi will not stand on its head; mu
ess, therefore, will it stand on
point. Thirtllv and lastly, it will if
you stick it in hard enough."
UHUT CUVEI. rrtfficttrs.
Fine Wities aud Liquors.
Family Supplies a Specialty.
Holbrook Block, St. Johns, Oregon
Pain from a Durn Promptly Relic ed
by Chamberlain's Pain Balm.
A little child of Michael Strauss
of Vernon, Conn., was recently in
great pain from a burn on the hand,
nnd ns cold applications only in
creased the inflammation, Mr.
Strauss came to James M. Nichols,
n local merchant, for something to
stop the pain. Mr. Nichols says:
i 1 uuvixu nun iu uai; iiuiiiuw -
, , , p , Ba, A t, first
LCftlin ,,rf.w ol. tllP i.inamnmtion
(lr nrltniuwl Mt.it tn Hut rMmtlllmr
I IJIHitllUll UllTW UI1L llll. 111 IJUIlllIlMlluu
, 1 n. tir n..
Liu 11 uvv iiiiuiiumii; iciiwi. t uui.
used this liniment myself and rec
ommend it very often for cuts,
burns, strains and lame back, nnd
have never known it to disappoint."
I?or sale by Jnckson's Pharmacy.
Buy your wood nt the
Peninsula Feed & Fuel Go
Green nnd dry slabwood.
Leave orders nt
DONNELLY'S Meat Alarkct
or phone Kust 297.
One Dollar will
fit you to eye glasses or spec
tacfes. Perfect fit guaranteed.
Your eyes fitted at home. Write for
irec UooKici acscnoiriK our mcmuu.
Remember, the classes we fit you
to are worth fJ.SO any where on
earth. Our price, only n.uv,
ntlU IM'PAtHINn Hmitlm.nt ll mo
comrltte. M1in1pflnrJI.ro. Wtchclend
l.m. Snd rour work br rfiilerl mn,
BJ0 rcpaira nr wucn,
METZGER & CO.
Ill SIXTH 8IR1IT, PORTtAKD, OM
Suites of two to four rooms, nliui
kinglc room. Situated one block
from Columbia University, ueiir
cor. of I'ink St. nnd lloulevnrd.
I'tiriiUhcd or Undirnlnlicd. A
plciimil wntk from St. Johns,
Miltnblc for mill men,
a. W. DICKSON
Phona Entt 0200
L. B. CHIPA1AN
f ijoo Lot 30x100, cor.; two-story brick
U ItcliiK erected in Mine block.
This it a splendid investment, ami you
had better look into it ut once.
fjooo Lot 35x100; a cloe In inside lot
011 Jersey ttrcet.
fjoo l,ot 50x110, A nearby residence
lot; 15 cash if you build at once.
fjoo)M 50x100, Fine location; one
f 6,500 A block that plat jo fifty foot
lots ou Willamette lioulcvard.
Tm )-,n CU
DOI1 I Oil oarOCr MlOp
Manspikm) & Kakmi.ki.s-.
First class work and clean hot towels for
patron. Hair cutting a
Aeentt for West Coast Laundry.
Jersey street St. Johns
D. C. ROGERS & CO.
Real Estate and
5o Lots 50x100 in South St. Johns.
I'uicsi resilience lot in tue citv.
6y Lpt 50x100 on Ivanhoe street.
,IOOO and upline lots on lersev
street. Close in.
f 1900 A new modem j-roora cottage.
Lot 100x116 on car line.
j6oo New modern house, eiebt rooms,
two 101s 50x100. mock irom car
Phone Scott 3104.
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS.
In order to Insure a change of ad'
vertlsement the copy for such change
should reach this office not later than
Wednesday, at 3 o'clock p. m. Pleaao
remember this and sava th printer
AN OFFICIAL DIRECTORY
S. H. GREENE
Office: Room 9, II reed en Build
ing, corner Third nnd Washington
streets, Portland, and St. Johns,
t'lionc: Pacific J09S. Resilience: St. Johns
Joseph McChesncy, M. D.
Day and Night Office In McChesney Block
I'hon WoodUwn 47S
ST. JOHNS, - - 0REQ0N
DR. L. Q. HOLLAND,
PHYSICIAN AND SUROOON
Residence! Oil Modoc Street.
Phone 1-nst 6198. Office: Hol
brook Ilrlck Mock, rooms 3 ami 4
Photic l'.ust 3689.
St. Johns, .... Oregon
E. H ARTEL,
Crown and Ilridgc Work n
Rooms 1 and 1, Holbrook II lock, St. Johns
Dr. MARY MacLACHLAN
Physician and Surgeon.
Residence l'houc Scott 4064,
Office: ifolbrook's New Ilrlck Block.
Residence, St. Johns Hotel.
A. W. VINCENT; M. D.,
Office joj South Jersey street. All hours
OSCAR DeVAUL, M. D
Offic liimrn, 9 10 ua, in., 1 to 3 p. m.
Offlce l'hotir, Scolt 1104,
Mol.lcncr I'honr, Union 3901,
Office In Uulversltv 1'ark Dnif "tort.
Wi (luirtnlt o PUim
t!.T. Ilokn. SI6 WllUmtllf llouWurd.
C. V. ilokn, 2JS T)lr Slrtl
- - - OKUOON
N. F. NOREN & CO.
Real Hstatc, Loan, Insurance nnd
IIikIiicm Chances. S. C. Norton,
corner llruuswick nnd Hudson
streets, Resident Agent. Phone
JIUtSHSTRIUlT - ST. JOHNS
F. A. PARSONS
Contractor and Builder.
Cnrcntcrhig in nil its branches nt satis.
prices. Resilience 717 Lively st.
The G. HEITKEMPER GO.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers
286 Morrison SlrHl. PORTLAND
Dray and Baggage Llna
Phone Scott 1308.
Piano Moving a Specialty.
Leave orders at Hallberu's Furniture
store nnd they will receive prompt
C. AlARION SALISBURY
Will test the eyes free of charge,
1 10 Tacoiua Street. St. John, OrcKon. '
Goodrich & Goodrich.
Full lWcsdunal Services Fi.c I'cr Cent.
Saint Johns and Fortlaud. Ore,
Zcllcr-Byrnes & Blackburn Co.
Undertakers and Embalner?
209 Jersey Street
and Repairer .
Houses moved, raised aud re.
paired. Odd jobs of alt kind.
Prompt service, reasonable charges,
Ivanhoe aud Catlins treeU. Fhone
Saint Johns .
F. M. LASHBAUGH
Fuel furnished, either short or
toug. Drayitig and team-work
of everj- kiud. Prompt sen-ice.
Comer Jersey and Catlln, ST. JOHNS
No. 186 I. 0. 0. F.
ST. JOHNS. OREOON
Meets each Monday evenlnc in Oild
Fellows hall, at 8:00. Visitors welcomed,
II. S. Hewitt, N. G.
P. K. Foote, Secretary.
G. W. OVERSTREET.
Holbrook Block, 103 South Jersey
street. Fhone Union 3S5.
AIRS. N. McCANN
Clothing cleaned, pressed and
niemltU with care and promptness.
Ladies' clothes a specialty.
Old i'ostoffice Iluililing
Saint Job us