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ST. JOHNS RBVIEW
Tho School Question.
Mr. IMitor: If you will jiormll mc
lo occupy n brief space in your col-
utntiH 1 would liko to Imvo c word on
tliu school hoiu-o question I sec in
tho Inst issuo ot 1110 nuvicw mm, "
writer who mtfiis his letter, 1. .J.
M. nnd wo nil know who he is,
opposed to biiihlinic another school
IIOUSU aim WI1IHS mu miiJ..n ui u.u
school to vote to build ntiother nddj
tion lo tho present building. This
scheme is not n good one, first, because
nt tho election held Nov. 8, tho vot
ers of the district voted against such
a move, nnd it is not likely they would
so boon change their minds. Second,
thu district school populnllo nis in
creasing rapidly, and scattered over n
largo territory, and it is only n ques
tion of n short timo when n second,
nnd n third nddition would Imvo to
ho built. The proper thing to do is to
build 11 second school house nearest
tht center or population 11s it exists
today, then when we net our live or
ten thousaand people, build tho third
wlii-io it will be most convenient. For
11 dlstilrt lo be niiwudly nnd (dingy
in piovldhiK school priviUKCS lour mnPr Wns "behind" with her Mlllt , tnck the ordinary potato. It grows
our childii'ii is ciiminiil iiokIccI, ntnl ' mcrrhnnt. there was delay In obtain- , 1r-ft In moist soil, Its native habttat
those privileges should keep nhend nrjing tho material for the Itlxby gown. being the marshy shores of the Itlver
the district, not behind. I 11111 in fnvoi It wns finally pn)cnnd, however, fho Mercedes In frugnny. Its flowers
of tilling lho be t thing for nil, nnd I dress was cut out. nnd It would have mVc n Jasmine like odor, nnd n dell
boJIitVH Hint tb present ovoi crowded ! 1hii ready nt tho time appointed but mc perfume hns nlrendy been extract
mhIIUmii or our schtml, Nnd lho pirn- for two inM.nnrrs-tho forewoman c.l from them. After one planting tie
for slill gn-slrr dHimiiids for fell downstairs nod broke her firm, nn I plant perpetuates Itself from the brok
,. tU Imh.1 ,h.I immt eeowtmleal ""' dressmaker lermlf ns Isk-n III P rools left In tho soli.
,C 1 Tlo hi,. h il IhI 1 o Tl . ,M,y ,Mnr" ""'' " i,w,,n" ' "t ndvnrPS In the price of sliel-
K.r,1 wwl WWMte"' ,,V'",W" ,,nl 11,0 n,",,,r,B nt 'T works and In making gramnphone ree-
., r 1 u en. .. ,,.,, should be psld for, nnd Hnts out that ), mvo led fo tho collection of facts
llefimi eliing Mr. Mltor, wnnt t ,f M, itlxby bad ghen her somethlnx nm ,)ro,l(1(.tlori. ,.nc In-
uxleihl iny eoiwrn MliUb.ns li. you ror ,,,, nm)llllt .,,,, u. Ki, whs or- rrilMn,,m ,, ,l0 in.nches of terlnln
the itx.tdleiiiH or lho lloviwo. It is 11 dered, the Mrst delay In obtaining the rfM )n u,n rntU0lj ). t)!1octs. It Is
good, elmin Infill paH-r, desllned lo do ,m tvoiild have been nvoldid. nnd Mint fnj(j .,rollKimit India, but Is most
good for lho loiiiiniinify and worthy would hnte left n llbernl inurgln of nt,unflmit In tlio Central. I'rovlnces
of the Mipixiit of all our citizens.
Yoiiih very truly,
To I lie IMllor: Will you kindly In
form 11 taxpayer why lho city should
employ u nuir bal nt u salary of .(iO
or fTfi it mouth, when Ilium Is pine
lieolly no iiso in (he woild for siu li
nil iiltlrer lo be on duty rnnslHiilly?
A good mini could be hlinl for oue
foutlli lho niiioiinl) 11 iiiiiu who tins
Mime oilier occupation, nnd who could
ismily Hud lime to iillend to nil the
iliillo of the olllre in iiddilioii lo his
uvular oieupnlioii. 11 seems to mo
tliu iiiuoiiul of money snved, could be
well applied lo building stieol cms
sIiikx, slduwnlks, eel.
AN 01.1) TAXI'AYMI.
NOTH. No, we mo not In hm(is
siou of the know ledge irquirvd Ui
nimwer your question. II is true, lho
inarslinlV time may not till bo tequir
eel hv tho duties of his olllcc, but it
niaohul is mi nbooliito u 'wily. The
iieseut iiiiiiIiiiI has ngieed lo seive
wilhoul Nituiy lor the pus-eut, tieiice
our eoinsNiuilenl run Hl eny
Tho Mayor and Council Say No.
IMitor lleview. At lho Into olee
lion tho pii'ciui't vide of St. Johns
wns iqrtiiiutl prohibilbiii which ceilmii
ly niuHiit Hint the majority wns in
fuvor of miIiniIi lireuxwi. If the vole
iiumiit Hiiylliinir, it must Imvo imsiut
tlnil. If mi, why can't niIooii licen-e
bo ohlitliwl in St. .lohnsf If n n-
kMinlble iihiii should apply for lli eu-e
ttoubln I the city rouiicll bo cihmis'IIi'i
lo Kniul rueli limn., providing thn
.Into law wns complied with f
(MiHt leilninly not, Notwitlistuud
IliK lho iomiII of Hot vote, it is still
tilhin tho nttiv iiit'o or the council
to mfiue to umnt llcens. to sell
llini.ir, mid Hie mnyor mid fouticilmvu
Imvo mi id "no" in mot cmplmtii'
till ins, SI. .loliiis does not wiiut a
MiliNin, and if the iiiction of Iicciim.
or ihi Ik.iM- in this city wns put be
fore lb elefleiHte today, u beievt
lho iksult tvoiild be two to one nguittl
Nu, wiI.kow n n iml wauled,, nor w!
lluiie bo tiny iluiinK the lil'o of lho
prosunt city council. hditor He
DR, E, W, ROSSITER
I'UYSIOIAN AND SURGEON
DM hour, i U 14 13 tni SO U i.
UriUltnt l'hn (trull Ullt,
om run ttuuu 4003.
IUldnf 1'htfn. HfOlt 40dl.
Ilffl l'Uu VuUm 49M.
C. C, TAGGART, M, D.
lWilJiQC: 81. Jvhnt KoWl
omci at, jthut, Oin
OflU Hour. I II In I) A. M. I la 3 i4
1 Id U 1'. U.
Dr MARY MacLACHUN
OlliifT hiHiu, v lo u m , la )...
HoMeiKe 1't.uue Koil
Ollkf rhoiif lluion (y.
Offlc VlUtis omI KllWli't Vm BUr.
AN EVERY-DAY PROBLEM.
(Should Plowl'ujrlfiK I'M I ron a or IUnp
jidlntliiK l)roMiniiUcr Html"
fra ttlllir'n ftllta Of tllO MHO Is Sdl
' rntu ii Mm Imlv somewhut ns fob
ott.H) ntU01K she uses moro words,
For her husl.nnd l.UHincss
.ml her own social advancement it
was necessary that she. shou M make
a good appearance nt the flnt recep- jw anu c o - c - lho
Hon given by the Owj, 1 rhu rlc XoJUs recommended foVcul
newcomers to tlio places. Mr. Im p firnmill!,1t member of the
strained n point to provide fifty dol
lars for a now gown.
Tho order was Klven In ample sea
son to tho dressmaker, who promised
that tho gown should be ready for the
reception. It did not come, und .Mrs.
Illxby, having "nothing nt to wear,
.,, . .. . mk -
was iicnicii ner oxpciieti mumi.u ....u
compelled to send her regrets. Tho
dressmaker sent homo the Kown tlw
morning nfter thn reception, but Mrs. cultivated In Franco rrom pinnis lo.i.m
Illxby docllned to ncelvo It or pay In Uruguay, Indicate that Its Import
f0n ance as a substitute for the Irish po-
Tim ArfinnmnUer snrs sho was rtih- tato lias not been exaggerated. Orlg-
rd with work for that reception, and , Innlly a very bitter tuber, the new veg
attended to her cash customers first ctablc becomes, after thrco or four
Mrs. Illxby does not pay her bills years of cultivation, 1111 admlrnble food
promptly, and slnco them aro many of product. Its yield Is enormous, nnd It
n,nf tiinil. nn mnnv that the dress- Pirnint from the maladies that nt-
time, wmi ine rnnnres invoring wio
winpiciion or uie nni.r.
""t "r """". ni
tlin cirruinsinnces are set ronn noove.
Is nn nctnnl problem now ciuii Jiik tin-
nticniioii or sorini rir.ici in i.iiKinim
In vllnl Inter. st It surpns e Mr.
htncklon's "lady or the tiger" prob
lem; for controversies, o.sentl dly sim
ilar, between people who sell Mini pen
plo who buy nro taking plno conlln
unity. Our cousins nrross tho wnter, win
nro furiously nrgnlng the ciim In tin
newspapers, bnve imi rp.pi'i'ii nn
American opinion, Hut It wnl strike
thn tiupicjiidlrcd ohserver nt n ills
Inuro Hint the nggrlev.st lady might
Imvo been snved n deal of uiipb nsnut- chnnglng olcclrle resistance or seieni
lies If she had established n lepuln-,"'" "der io Inltuence of light of
tlon for pnylng tier lillls. Vouth's vnrylng Intensity. A ray of light,
Companion. caused to pass systematically over the
(surface of n (rniipnrcut film contain-
THE WAY OF A MAN. lug n photograph, falls upon n selenium
I cell whose electric resistance varies
lor ."Snt llMilrr.lniid wuy w omen
T.ikeHo l.oim ArrMMulnu'llirlr llnlr.
" vt uni n ioi or iimo nun iiiougui jou
woiumi doglvo to your hnlr." wld Mr.'(w, , ,.Ilc,rc ww Bm, M 10 r.
U..I.K, win. kihsi-i M,nrM rai.iery. io
his wife one morning when sho was
preparing to go down town with him.
mill was standing before tlio glass at
tending to her "front hair." "I won
der what would become of my busi
ness If I spent as much time over my
linlr ns you do over yours,"
An hour laler Mr. Itliiok wm snr.
veylng himself nnxloiisly In lho mlr- lrwply I" "f" far from solved, prog
lor heforo lilm. ns he sst In u chair nt "," IC ociiislonally uiiide. A
his Imrber's, und the bnrber wns hold- Unman dlscovery-tlmt of Ir.
Ing n inliror Imcli of him. while Air. K'oenlg-ndates to printing from trl
lllank wild. "Yes. I guess thai will do, dor negnllvos, mid depsnds iimiii Hie
Von might take Just the lenst little bit " f lMl''" conted with wII.hIIiiii so
off the front part of my hnlr. mid clip luilonsof i-olorles compounds of green
off n trills more Just nlsive my left lh blue, cherry-red nnd yellow dyes
ear. Hcmiis to me you've left It n little that develop tho original colors on ex
longer there limit It Is hImuo the right posure to light. The sef of Hire uegn
ear. Ami I think I'll have you part lives Is ilrt made under the usual light
my hair n little lower on the left - filters. The printing paper Is first
Just u Hiilel No, not Hint low. A coated with lho solution of thu dye
little higher. That will do, No, don't Hint Is rhsuged by light to greenish
comb It down ipille so Hat, nnd briuli blu. nnd, after drying, It Is exposed
It back more above the ear, Thai's nbou, thirty seconds under tho uegn
better, but It's still too Hat In front. , live taken through the nil tiller. When
Here! let me take the comb. rVe) I the required depth of color Is reached,
liko II eonibtsl rattier loosely. t me It Is this) In a solution which remove
sou bow It look In tho hack ngatii. tho unaltered dye compound. The pa
Just bold Hint (mud mirror back of per Is then recoatcd, this ilmu with tho
me iikiiIii. Isn't there n hnlr or two collodion for the red print, mid ex
longer than the others right back of po.ed In exact register under the green
tho left erT IJetUug thinner and thin- negative. After this Is fixed the third
ner on top of my bend. I. n't It? llr routing Is made, mid the yellow Iiii;il-u
in ht .... iiii.iiiiiiiu uuiuira (
.. ...... ....I,
ir pii.i-iiiiiiK inni "..uni Mvp my i
hair from fulling out ami leaving m
bnl.l! Couldn't you roinh my hnlr I
A.uirlimv stt Unit bald mt wouldn't
show up ipiliD m prominently? Yes,
l'v tried massiigo for It. Had my
scalp iiismukiM mi hour n day nnco car be heard the click of another telo
for seven wwks, and was balder when phone. Another receiver hud been re
I left off than when I began. Yes. moved nnd tho Hue wns ooen.
you might powder my neck a little. ,
Aiid Just twUt the md of my mils-
tsche Into soiuvthlug of a curl. That
will do. Now do I look all right. Good,
day," Woman's Home Companion.
A Ilsrtt lluouk.
"There's an awful row on In the la
dies' literary club."
"What's the matter?"
Mliy, tne president requeued
Grace to write an artlclo on her per-
...... ....... .... ..'
r. if vavii,
"Well, Grnc claims she wasn't bom
until ten years after the war was
Tr." Detroit F i'r
!Crambo ttt(arta, umbelliferous plant
crambo w Tm, weet roots,
. "JJ, nrc cnt011 by Tartars
new vegetable for tnblc uso Is tlic
timtinn hv a nromlnont member
Academic do Cuisine of I'arls, who de
clares that It Is finer In flavor than
asparagus nnd cnullllower, which It
suggests, Tho roots aro boiled In salt
water and seasoned In butter, n salad
of younK leaves und slices of roots be-
,, ' nn,inr .uimr luxury.
Additional particulars nuomw.o
species of white potato, which Is non
cBn ,, AMIlm. a collected by
1 nntlvrs, who break off tho Incrusted
)rft,lc1P, fr,c gatherers nnd locnl
p t , g,0 form of ..ck
. .. ,0 mnI1fflC(rers. who turn It
Info tho shollne, or "button Inc." of
commerce. Nearly tho whole of tho
shipment takes plnco from Calcutta,
nnd the chief markets are the United
States nnd ((rent llrltnlu. In India
lac Is made Into brncelets, rings, bends
nnd other ornninents.
Tlio nppnrntus by which Dr. Arthur
Koru, a (leriuaii Inventor, hns succeed
cd In transmitting photographs iihotit
WO miles over telegrnpli nnd-telephoue-
" depeniH tor us union upon tne
, . -,. ftf IIl-I.I nnxlriu-
tlintugli different pnrts of the photo-
.,.., vnr.Bii,,. r irnn....li.
wW)5 ,, l(r rnrr ,m llliimliintloii
of n small vacuum tube, which passes
over n sennit Inc. 1 photographic paper
synchronlcnlly with tin ray of light
moving over tho Dim nt the sending
station. Thus n copy of tho original
photograph Is produced,
1 ' " proniein or color pno-
... . .....
is ueveioped unuer tlio niuo negative.
lr Wlro ami Air.
Au aivl.loutnl experiment In the ve-
loclty of sound Is recounted by a cor-
rvspoudcut. lie went to his leleplions.
and Just n ho put the revolver to bU
Then he heard through tho tele-
phono tho shriek of n loeomotlre
whistle, and a few smmds latertha
sound came through the open window
In the usual way, !oklng up, be saw
a locomotive half a mile away, puss
lug the house of a friend.
The mystery was solved. The tele
phone that was open was thut at the
distant bouse, and the sound of the
.un h.,1 ...... .i,r,i
fnm.Hfinn imn .n -i..i
quicker than it bad traveled thronch
A widower can start a now story on
himself every day In the wevk, li he
Six-Room house, good barn and fine well, owner sold
$200 worth of fruit from place tins year,
Only $2,650 for the next Thirty days
Lots 54x92, with alley, also fine river view,
$250 to $275 each, $50 down and $25 a month
North St. Johns Lots, 50x100, $25 down $10
W. H. KING
ST. JOHNS, Oregon
I West Coast Laundry
' New, Up-to-dnle, with nil lho Inlcst nnd most
modern improved Laundry Machinery
FIRST CLASS WORK GUARANTEED
?( Wilt ctt for work stid dillyr ptomptljr
Om.il work euunlnl t prices resiontbls nd Hllifsctorjr
j Qivo Us a Trial
5 A SOLID GOLD RING FREE la every Baby In St. Johns UNDER
! Ji ONE YEAR old, If accompanied by parent or guardian calling
T at my Store.
i Elliott's Pharmacy
rURNITURK AND BEDDING,
CURTAINS, FORTIERS, WINDOW SHADES,
STOVES, TIN AND GRANITE WARE
f I'lcture rrimlnf snd rurnlturo lUpslrlnf
2 Aleut QUICK MEAL Bteil lliniii
$ UKDCllTAIUIR AND TUKCRAL SIUCOTOB
(loJi dlrtr4 frf of rUrcr. We will rsmlt trt csr frs to purcbturs that
S ll l)onJ I'lfJmenl Juiiflluii.
(Ivwli Kusrsult4 lo U si rrprtitnUil.
212-240 and 218 RUSSELL STREET
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Job and Book Printiii
Don't forget tho fact that Tlio Rs
view job olllco ia now in running or
der, nnd first-class job printing is bo.
ing turned out. Olllce stationery, bus.
iness canls, iwstere, circulars, para.
phleU and lodge by-laws printed
ptomptly nnd equal to any printing
douo elsewhore. Tlio prices aro right,
mid stock used is Al,
THE REVIEW, EAST SIDE
in St. John:
Mills . .
-ST. JOHNS, OREGON
CARPETS, MATTING, LACE
JERSEY ST., ST. JOHB