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Devoted to tho Interests of the Peninsula, the Atfliiufacturlng Center of the Northwest
ST. JOHNS, ORliGON, FRIDAY, SfiPTKMBKR i, 1905.
Keep Your Eye on St. Johns
ACME LUMBER COMPANY
Have You Given the Acme Lum
ber Company an opportun
ity of Figuring Your
Stove Wood, Etc., Etc.
ACME LUMBER COMPANY
THE PUBLIC WEARIES
Yearn For Cessation of All Hostilities.
Monday evening occurred the I Iidwards. lie said he luul publicly
regular meeting of the city council withdrawn from the case under a 11
with Mayor King in the chair hit of misinformation: lnl now lu
nnd all couucilmcn present. With- insisted that Mr. Iidwards he either;'
out ami within the house more cleared of the charges or convicted.
than one hundred were "also Mr. Iidwards was entitled to have J
present." The intimations of a his character vindicated. Mr. ?
possible brisk meeting had stirred. Greene remarked that no charges
many who desired to see something had been made except the charge of 12
doing. I having sold his property thereby
It was precisely 8:04 when Mayor losing his membership.
King culled to order. Several ' Some warm discussion then en-' J
minutes were consumed in reading .sued but Mr. Greene .Miuiicstcd the
and accepting previous records, propriety of ccasimr idle talk: if the 2!
Then Mayor King opened the name lease was to be tried nlentv of thm?
with "According to our charter the would be ulvcn. Riwhl here wus.
first business will be that of electing; where Attorney W. T. Vaughn, of
1 1 'ti 1 n tt j 1 iif.u.i 1. it m
St. Johns Park
a new member of the council." J. 1 Portland, grew busy. lie wanted
II. Shields then went to hat and: to know who was to ho Indue of U
desired to read n document sinned I what this moral ternitude consisted ?, 21
If there was no crime directly I !
charged to Mayor King how could j l
lie ic deposed from his position ?i
by J. II. lllack, of St. Johns, in
which it was avowed set ions charges
against Mayor King and Council
man I J. Peterson were rumored.
This paper was in substance its
Tlmt yuur iK-tltlourr Is informed mid
iK'Hcvc and therefore charge that P. J
lVtetiMin, a iilemlicr of Miid council, to
Hither with one V. II. King, Mayor of
the uty 01 M. loiius, Have, In violation
of their public duties, entered into 11
coiupiuy witu oilier ttcrsous to Disrupt
the Common Council. ilNfmuchlM! the
cltiens nnd lme upon the cily other
T f l1"1!" offered for sale. It ha one of the finest nver views in
Jl ' T,lc ,ot ' 5wioo. The house is modern throughout and has
i Jg 1 room'' '"eluding- bath, lavatory and toilet, laundry, electric limits, city
at tiJS t cement wall. Pine lawn ami cement walks. My price is fnoa. Call
imebousc and let me show yon this property. R. CURRIER, Owner.
W. H. KINO, President. M. L. H0LDR00K. Vlce-PreslJcnt
ST. JOHNS ABSTRACT
& TRUST COMPANY
Abstracts of Title carefully and accurately prepared.
Wlcc: King's Building, Jersey St., St. Johns f
tttti ml Mitt
Hardware, Tinware, Plumbing I
Phone Sco 4065
Tin Roofs, Gutters, etc.
Electrical mi Gas Supplies
We UUH Llf htlac aad Power Plants
and repair Motors aad Dyaaaos.
House aaJ BeH Wlrieg a seecUMy.
PHONE ! CAST JMO
111 WILLIAMS AVENUE, PORTLAND. OKEOON
NOW HAS PARTNER,
St. Johns Lumber C'inpaiiy tins
Alndc n Change.
l?or several weeks rumor has tie
dared that the St. Johns Lumber
Comjwny or, as it is better known,
the Douglass mill was about to m.II
its holdings, and that A. S. Douglass
was to retire from active work
This rumor wus largely unfounded
although a change wns contem
plated, Mr. Douglass has !een very anx
ious to withdraw from the clerical
and financial part of the IuiiiIkt
business, and he was looking for u
partner who would relieve him of
the vast responsibility which so
large u business forced tton him,
Daniel Hrecht, who is well-known
by utl the older citizens of St. Johns,
has just bought an interest with
Mr. Douglass and has already
assumed direct management of the
concern. He is well-fitted for the
business: Is a careful, conservative
business man in all ways: and has a
large acquaintance in this city and
the surrounding community.
The company will continue so
far as yet made public under the
old name, and Mr. Douglass will
continue to keep busy as of old. It
is the intention of the firm to
enlarge the plant and add new
machinery to the equipment as
rapidly as the trade will justify.
The fears expressed by some that
one trust would secure control of
both the St. Johns Lumber Com
pany and the Cone Lumber Com
pany and then close them both was
wholly groundless, as may be seen
by this issue of Tub Rrvikw.
Business is brisk and to all appear
ances this mill will continue to do
its share of business and still hustle
Next Monday at Cedar Park it
Is exnected that several thousand
laboring men of Portland will cele
brate "labor day ' with a day ot
festivities. Arrangements are being
made on a large scale for this affair
and the carline is looking for a very
Governor Chamberlain and other
notable men are scheduled for
speeches and the exercises are
programmed to commence at eleven
o'clock. Refreshments are to be
served by the several unions partici
pating. Games, races, music and
dancing will be in profusion till a
late hour In the night.
K'niilttliiL' the npplicnntH for liiiuor to
exploit the city to their own advantage.
That your iivlitloucr U informed ami
Itellevc ami therefore chare one P.J.
I'etcrxiu.n iiiciiiIkt of this Council, with
Uncly entering into Illegal and clandeo
tine iiceotiatlotK with 11 certain Honor
dealer to obtain for htm, for a valuable
consideration, 11 licciiH- to mil Honor to
the City of St. John. "
1 hat vour m-titiouer is Informed and
believes and therefore charges that slid
W, II. Kim: has 011 diverse occasions
made offcis mid publicly announced his
willingness to piy huge Minis of money
to certain members of this Council in
consideration of their withdrawing from
Its membership and resigning their Mild
uflieo; that Mid offers and iiuuouure
meuts arc of a character involving moral
turpitude, and were m mlfcstly made by
the Mid King f"r tin- piirpu of -..rrii
liijf Hie City C miiiciI "id lirl tin tht
uic lib n. tliiiol in." 1 ulillc lu .nnv and
flirt our ttiti iht therefore pray
tll.it the Mid I'. J. I'd. r til nnd the Mid
W. II. Ui-ig h- Mi4jM I'dt-d from Mrt li'i
pitiou In lltviU-: It r.i'i 'iis.rf the honor
able b k) ; t lint tin 1 'll of tliulll Ik- re
quired to' stand IrUt Ih-i-irvthU honorable
Im).' uixiii the churitt- lnruiu made, itud
th.it if louud gullt.t -I ik-h charge that
tliey unit imi-Ii ol tiit-m He iKTiuauently
removed fm.n thcr r- ,ucihe olfices in
.iciiirdiiiu'tf with tin- piovUlou of tbti
charter in u -It cnc in hK- mid ynn UM.
XosiKiner w.is tbi list of iliiuoud
offences re.ul than Mr. Hriee pro
dttcetl a set of riMilutions favoring
the suspension of . II. King and
I1. J, Peterson and asked its adop
tion. The?e resolutions otdered
City Attorney Greene to bring
charges of im jx-aclnnctit against
the accused within Ave days nnd
stipulated that the defendants must
plead, demur or answer within five
days later. Moved by Mr. Shields
and seconded by .Mr. Jvu wards that
the resolutions be adopted.
Mr. Peterson lelieved that no
second had leeu made to the motion
because he considered .Mr. Iidwards
not a member of the council: but
Mr. Leggett, who is president of
the council, arose to put the ques
tion. There was a bit of movement
at that time as to Mr. Leggett s
right to act as head of the board
but he declared that he was presi
dent of the c0111n.1l and had the
right to assume control at such a
time. Shields, Hriee and Iidwards
voted yes: Peterson, Liudquist and
iliompsou no; and Mr, I.eggett
announced the question carried.
Without doubt Mr. Peterson had
no right to voje in a matter of his
own personal interest but he fol
lowed a recent precedcilt. Mayor
King then questioned Mr, I.eggett s
right to the chair and Attorney
Oglesby Young declared that, ac
cording to the charter, a removal
could le made only by a 5-7 vote of
the council. lie considered the
action of the board null and void:
no specific sworn 1 barges had been
made: anyone could rcjeat rumors
but unless they were substantiated
by an affidavit they were worthless.
Attorney McGarry then stepped
to the front as an advocate of C. D.
He considered the matter too trivial 1 X
to fool uwuy time over: Iidwards,
I. ...I ..!.. t.l. I . V
nun nu 1111111: iigiu 10 witiiuraw HIS 4
ri-sii'tlnlimt nflnr It n.,w I,, il..
nrojier hands, without first obtain-'
tug the consent of the council, than !
a lawyer had a right to pajiers filed
in 11 legal case without consent of
the court: and he could furnish it
hundred authorities to back his
asset t ion.
Mr. Kdwnrds said he'd like to be
hoard. Ho niillnirl.xl Mr rr.
to write his second resignation and j
Intended to sign it but he learned !
that some of the council had been
SDcnkinir ill of him diirimr hU ni..
J... .V.i 1... .1 ..t . '
rviiv-v nun iiv 1 null IL-Ilisetl IU Sign II,
When these charges were settletl heiX
intended to leave the council because 1 ?
of his other interests: but he would $
not leave it with his reputation!;
under a cloud,
Mr. Vaughau then askel that the
question of whether or not Iidwards
was yet a iiieiuiK:r of the council be
nt to vote. Mr. McGnrry said if
it was put he should insist that Mr.
I.eggett act s moderator. The
question was not put. There was
quite .1 bit of sharp legal sparring
iiiiii augiiu proved His elegibility
to a seat "in the Until war-r-r-d"
by his mental activity.
Finally Mr. I.eggett declined it
was time the council did biisiue.vs.
Mayor King said that no legal
business could be done with Mr.
Iidwards in the council: Mr. I.iud
quist .said he'd vote "no" 011 every
question brought up: and Mr. Mc
Garry declared that he should
advise Mr, Iidwards to vote on
In the mutter of having Attorney
Greene press the matter niMiusl
Mayor King and Councilman Peter
son it was decided to change the
word "iuijisachiiient" to 'charges J
Mr. Hriee said he came to the JJ
meeting to transact regular business J;
but lie didu t see how they could
do it unless they put away the rag
chewing till the close of the meet
ing. It wns decided that bids should
le called for sidewalks utKin Oswego
street: but the matter was carried
over till the next meeting although
a new resolution must bo adopted to
have grading done.
Report was received upon the
new street from Hraasch's addition
to Jersey strest.
Messrs. Hiiimau, Leonard and
Stearns were made a committee to
appraise the matter of the continua
tion of Gresham street.
Mr. Hriee returned the new dock
crowded idmost to its capacity with
freight which is allowed to remain
by owners, and the council will pass
an ordinance to charge demurrage
on all sticlt goods not removed
within a brief season.
Resignation of J, Henry Smith,
city engineer, received and accepted
with regret. His resignation was
accompanied by plats, plans, field
notes, etc, worth several hundred
dollars. W, W. Goodrich was
apjKjinted as his successor and the
council ratified Mayor King's ap
pointment. Matter of the new ferry franchise
was deferred to adjourned meeting.
Adjourned to Tuesday evening,
Lots 50x1 06 ft.
With a 1 6-foot Alley back
of each lot.
$200 and Upwards
I $5 Down and $5 per month
These lots are located on Jersey street, three blocks
from car line and
Near the Great Weyerhauser Mill Site.
Don't pay $350 and $.jckd for building lots only 100
feet deep, and without alleys, when you can get extra
sized Jots with i6-foot alleys, all hih and level, and in
the best locality in St. Johns for fjoo and upwards.
Let us show you this property. We can sell only
the first fifty lots at these prices. This is done to ad
vertise the property. When these are sold prices w ill
advance 25 per cent..
Within one year, when the reat Weyerhauser mill
is in operation, these lots will be worth double the pres
St. Johns Land Co
St. Johns 'Mionc Union .hoi Oregon
Branch Office and Agency on (lie Ground.
OO TO Till?
St. Johns Lumber Company
For all kinds Common Lumber, KILN DR1I-D
Flooring, Ceiling and Rustic. Sash, Doors,
Aouldings and Columns.
Yards and Mill Foot Burlington St. Phone East 594
J. J. KADDERLY
Of all Kinds.
Sole Agent for
Forgot the Bait.
Last Sunday morning Harry
Mansfield and J. II. Crook went to j disgust he felt. Questioned as to
An hour later Mansfield came
back alone his face expressing the
the Columbia Slough for the pur- j he came home so quickly, he
pose of enticing a tew lislt to come :111s Head and grunted out:
saving a meat bill on
"Doggone It all I
We forgot the
Universal Stoves and Ranges
Do not fail to see the Universal
Steel Range before purchasing
141-143 First Street, Odd Fellows Building, Portland, Oregon. Phone Main 1382
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