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Devoted to the Interests of the Peninsula, the Manufacturing Center of tho Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORKGON, FRltiAY, OCT011KR 5, 10c6.
The New St. Johns Hotel
S. COCHRAN & CO., Proprietors.
Finest Meals in the City Served
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.
SASH glazing J DOORS
-WE CARRY "ODD" SASH IN STOCK
St. Johns "D."
ST. JOHNS SASH AND DOOR CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PHONE SCOTT 4063 ' JERSEY STREET
Tells Wlint Outfit to lie Done lo Be
Kditor Review : While there
seems to be some knocking against
the matter of erecting a building for a
city bnll and other purposes, would
it not be just ns well to nlace the
conditions before the public ns they
arc not ns they might be ntul tints
show the public the foolishness of
yelling "graft" every time n step is
taken to uinkc n public improve-tucnt.
The public voted for n nubile
uitiunng tncstim ot 510,000. The
St. Johns Land Co.
some appearance when it is coin-
poscu ot auditions, constructed from1 2
tunc to time. 1
Tlln !tm fvu. 1 1
- ..s. nuWU nun Ull llllllll luruic
erection of this proposed building is
costing the city in interest about $2
per dny. Why should it not be used
and let the citv have tho ndi'nutniT,.
of its use ? It is safe to sav that
immediately upon the start to erect
the contemplated hallevorv utiwnr
property within the citv's CO II fit ICS
will appreciate at least five per cent.
Some say that there will be an In-
crease of ten percent in alt city prop
erty but even with a conservative
estimate it is safe to sav that tin.
protmrty values would be larirelv In-
creased. When a strnniier comes in
the city and sees the present "city
PHONE UNION 3104
isi us n-umiy ns u voicu lor me ins smiles of derision. Think of i
tsser sum had Mini ninount been (how much is to be gained by show
iggcstcd. Those who favor the ing the visitor a handsoinestructure,
rectiouof u public building greatly (even though there be some finishing
:grct that the larger stun was not to be done on the building to coin- i!
. t liltill I t.ttrt Il.i.. ..!.. 1. .P.. I ..I . t . ft .
public would have voted 15,000 hall" he has hard work to suppress
justns readily ns it voted for the his smiles of derision. Think of $
regret that the larger stun was not to be done on the building to coin-
iixi-u ujHJii, uccause a cny naving pieie It.
nil assessed vuluntion oj $2,000,000 I do not desire to dictate the &
need Jinve no lenr over tile issuance course of The Rev'ew- but 1 be
of bonds to the value of even $20,- lieve Mint the cause of the city can
be greatly enhanced if The Review
would but turn in and explain this
matter in its own way mid urge that
the pleasant plan of construction of
the city builjing Is the only feasible
and business-like manner now ma
slble. The Review stands for 11
greater St. Johns, but a greater St.
000, when tlie same shall be care
Since the plans ami specifications
for the proposed building were made
there has been nn appreciable in
crease ofj prices of building material.
rvll nusiness men know this. It is
possible, also, that the building
planned wns 11 bit too excellent for Johns is not to be gained n puny
lor me ninount appropriated. I niu building, fashioned after the little
making no npolog) for the zeal of red schuol house of two-score years
the architect in pluuuiiigu fine build-' ago, when a more pretentious build-
ug lies within the nosdl 1 1 cs. Let
the city commence the pioposed
building, and no resident will ever
have cnuse to regret it.
W. I,. Thorndyke.
Of 0. It. Carlson While on n Hunt.
' '" - 4
N. H. SUTTER
Contractor and Builder
Designs and Estimates
Furnished, and nil con
struction guaranteed (0
please the most partic-
217 Nthiwk Sired
ST. JOHNS, . OREGON
Rciidtnce of W. L Thorndykt, SI. Johni, built by mt from my own pliiu.
tf Mtllil llfiH
Miotic WihhIIiiwii 33 J
Dr. S. C. COOK
Resident Undertaker and Embalmtr
Hulpuient and work guaranteed equal to
any 011 the coast.
No. joj Jency street, in Clark's fund
I ture btore, St. Johns.
St. Johns Market
B. PONMUJ.Y, I'rurfktor
"The House of Quality"
We take social cure to buy only
the choicest, Government Inspected
Meats so leave us your order for a
Prime Rib Roast
or anything in the meat line.
Phone Scott 4062 113 Jersey Street
ing, because it is an assured fact
that the building is none too good
lor tne city of bt. Johns.
There are n few eople ever icady
to knock. There nre n few people
ever reatly to cry "fraud" when leg
jslators nre doing the best they can.
These same few people are now
standing back of the guns ami de
claring that there is a "Seiiegambiau
carefully secreted within the fuel re
ceptacle," and threatening to "take
legal steps to stop any improve-mint."
Looks well for a city the sl.e of ; "
St. Johns, iloeHii't It ? Throws mil I u s wt, rcvlin of keen regret
a nice nromn to the world when it Ulmi ui nn. i.,ii,..i mw.u
becomes public that a few stand Mie death of 0. II. Carlson, which I X
ready to spoil n splendid impioye- took plnce 011 the Columbia slough, I
ineut for the city because the city Wral ,Hes north of our city, on .J?
u mnuiuMUJu iniii ; winie incKiiig Saturday morning, Sept. 20, 1006.
a nine 10 imiKe 11 wnony compute! 1 Mr. Carlson was a man whom it
It would be much better, wouldn't , wns a pleasure to know. liver 11
it, to put up n dinky little scrub of u.i.iiti,.miin In uu
I t I . f, www w 11 111
a Diiiiiuug, large euotigu lor two
years, and then start upon n scrap
of long duration to get money
enough to keep adding the little
Ten thousand dollars will build
and equip a small building for the
The Coming City.
With 75 blocks of street improvement un
der way with , new brick business blocks
under construction with new business and
manufacturing enterprises coming every week
and finally and greatest of all, with the
adjunct of the SWIbT PACKING COM
PANY the great future of St. Johns is assured.
We have for sale choice business lots on Jersey
street lots that will within a year from now be worth
twice what we can sell tliein for now.
Choice Residence District.
Lots 50x106 feet with t6-foot alleys. Prices,
5300 and upwards ; 55 00 down and $5.00 per
mouth. No shanties in this addition. A
building restriction clause in each contract
from now on. Hcforc fall these lots will be
with $500 (tiid upwards.
We have the largest general list of any linn ill the city.
His rellow men, lie, was com icons
and pleasant toward all. J
On Saturday morning in company 'J!
with I. J. l'eterson anil II. W.
Smith, the trio departed on 11 duck
hunting expedition on the lower Ji
slough. They had been huiitiiitr but
city use. 1 his is conceded. Such I shorl time mid had just stolen up t
n building would be quickly out- to a bunch of ducks when thede- J;
grown. I hen would commence the I censed fired two shots nt them. Af-
mim 011 01 wans upon nie main ter the shooting.n companion looked .
building -mid every one icalles nrotind for Mr. Carlson uud saw ;
Mint these additions nre never ns thnt he wns lying upon the sand. 3.
sntisluctory as when the Iniilding is 'Hastening to his side lie discovered
i.i. me i.i gevnu. g. 111 uieiirM piace. tliat death wus near, and after a few
1 eu thousand dollars will erect unconscious moments the soul was
the waHs of the Proposed city hall, released from its earthly tenement,
roof it, nud finish enough of the in- Mi Carlson had few if any ene-
X.?uort o"velently do business. ,ic.S umi his genial good nature
I he building ns contemplated will mdc him many warm trieuds. As
le n thing of beauty -of a si.elarge n business man bL. u-im wi.r..,ii.w
..........1. .!... e . . . : . . "
Iiiuuk" "f - next hnrewd and wide nwnke, and by
twenty years. I here is to bensuf- good judgment nnd forethought
,nclency of rooms and halls, n Injse- uui nmusMsl u comfortable foituue.
meiu 01 excellent .liiiienMoiis with The deceased was.5 yearsof age,
all facilities, mi upper floor with ud had been u resident of St.
large nsseinoiy nan, aim mere seems j(,i,MS for a dozen
St. Johns Land Co,,
St. Johns I'liune union .iioi Oregon
lo lack no necessity as the building
(Jut of the public buildings erect-
years or more.
lie was one of the originators ol
the basket factory ami veneer works.
and long had been its president ami
The citiiens of St. Johns to know we
have a milk route in tliU citv. I'ure
milk delivered ut your door for $J u
month. Additional cjuurU nt 7c
ORDERS FOR BUTTHRiMILK
Taken Thurwlayg am
ed over this entire country not one manager. He was n member of
111 ten 1.1 euiiiiiieuccu wiiu eiiougii
money on hnud to entirely complet.
the plans. This is true everywhere,
i Bickner Brothers
the Modern Woodmen, the Hoo
I loos and United Artisans.
1 lie funeral was held .Monday
naw All Goods Sold at Portland Prices!
1 . f I IT . ttl . . '
uuimiugs. 1 nis is iK'cause tlie de- qey's ehaiel in I'ortlaud, and a
sire is to build large enough in the' sjieclnl train of cars conveyed the
first place, to erect the walls nud put remains uud friends to the ceme-
it Satiinlavs. it.-. ' on the roof, to finish ns far as it k,...,..
livered I'rlilayn and .Momluys; 10c a! absolutely necessary at the start.
heniiorctcnito nll,i tilf,r(.of,r nc fK, . ,iw iu
St. Johni, Oregon,
If you have
for sale or want to buy
in St. Johns
or surrounding country
II. G. OGDEN
Have complete list of
property for sale. .
Call in for bargains.
Review office, St. Johns.
4 .-f.. I II. ....
shall become apparent, or the de-! rtJ"uw,"ni"m'
mand be made, or the cash accnuiu- Stanley Neelaud put H. G. Og
lates, finish farther till the whole (lt'11 ""d tIlc -st:llior m!er of The
shall be comjilete. This is a busi-! Review through the paces of their
ness jrojosition. and a business pro- li,'!,i cIlil,a pheasant hunt last Mou
position solely. i !' The trio made the trip to the
The city of St. Johns needs a city' original Oregon home of the birds
hall, and the necessary adjuncts to ncar Albany. The best entertain
the same. This is conceded by all. 1 mcllt ' t,lu wiuM was provided.
There is not sufficient money appro-1 T,l: chiiiaiiieu are as elusive as the
priated to complete the affair at 'Kratle of a street In St. Johns. As'
one swoop but there is enough to runners they have nine-tenths of ,
make Mie nrooer excavutimi. on-rt ' the athletes beaten to a standstill.
the walls, roof the building, and fit i Tl-re is probably not a game bird
Keep n lureu stork nf (Innnrnl .Mi'i('liiindi(', inehidiiMf
lioolH umi Miohh, (irtHonvH, iiiiiiiwmo, lloiihii I' iirui!ilii
I'eed, KU; In fuel ovorytliiiig. Tliuir I'rirw aiu
right. Don't wiihtu your timu going to
I'uiiliiiid, hut eoinu in and keu our
ktoek and prices.
Remember The Big Department Store
Corner Juiboy Htiuut und Ilioinlway
St. Johns, Oregon X
up u portion 01 tue interior. Jt is
not necessary that all should be
completed at once but it is neces
sary that the structure be commenc
ed upon a scale large enough to
answer the needs of the city for sev
eral years. This is necessary from
a structural and architectural view,
as no building will present a hand-
in the country that can take care of
himself like the Mongolian pheas
ant. Nearly every crippled bird
gets away unless the hunter has a
(log that understands the tricks of
the birds. The birds were plenti
! fill and the hunt was successful.
Old pajKrrs for sale at this 'office. 1
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