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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 December 1902

1 TKe SpoKane Press. GEORGE PUTNAM, Manager. Published Erery Evening Except Sunday by The Tress Publishing Cat SCRIPPS-MeRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Entered No vember 10, 1902, at Spokane, Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879." TELEPHONE MAIN 375. Dr. James Martin Peebles got home the other day from his fourth trip around the world. He liked it so well that he is going to make another. The fact that he is 81 years old is simply an incident. It doesn't disturb this hearty, white-crested, athletic old fellow of Battle Creek, Mich. Ho doesn't defy nature. He has not drunk from the fountain of perpetual youth. He has lived like a sane man, refused to offer insults to the fur nace of the body, the stomach, has worked hard and refused to worry Very much. He is a young man today. His back is straight, his eyes sparkle and when he shakes hands, you fe...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 December 1902

THE MORMON CHURCH IS. TODAY. GROWING MORE RAPIDLY THAN ANY OTHER. Prtsldent Joseph F. Smith, Apostle Reed Smoot, the church's financial Institution and the great bronze statue of Brigham Young. SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 11.—A I (light as bitter as that which follow ed the election of Roberts to the house of representatives which ended in the refusal of tmX body to allow him hla scat. Is anout to begin in Utah with the candidacy of Reed Smoot for the United States senate. That Smoot, who la one of the 12 apostles of the Mormon church, is being supported hy the church is evident. Some years ago an apostle of the church was a candidate for the same position, and because he failed to obtain "permission" from the church he was disciplined and dropped froh silt glh position. At thnt time the heads of the church in public interviews stated that they could not allow men who owed al ieglence to the church to enter into political tights without the "permis Blon" of the church. That no at tempt has...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 December 1902

* THINKS If BRIDE'S COMMISSION SAFE "Personally. I think the McHride railrosd commission bill will pass," said Senator Toiman in reply to a query. "The plattorms of both parties demand it and there are enough representatives pledged to its support to pass it, but the rail roads are unscrupulous and will re sort to any means to effect its de feat, and it is hard to say what the outcome will be. "Two ycari ago." continued the senator, "I introduced a bill which was precisely the same as the one favored hy Governor McUride, but it was defeated. I shall introduce a similar bill at the coming ses sion and shall labor earnestly for its passage." LABOR. The following unions will meet tonight at Central Labor hall at 7:30: Waiters' union, room 1; bricklayers' union, room 2; brewery engineers', room 3. The district council of the car penters' unions and the plumbers and steam fitters assembled last evening at Central Labor hall, but no business of importance was transacted. As a result of th...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 31. Guests fiee in Night Dress-Bradley - Machinery Co&npany Heavy Losers. Fire totally destroyed the Hotel I Ridpath and caused heavy losses to th# Brad ley Machinery company, the Goodsell-Wilioti Hardware com pany ami the Studebaker company, ail of which occupied the ground floor ef the structure. The dam age may foot up $200,000. No Uve3 Wire lost. The lire started at 1:30 o'clock and burned fiercely for seven hours. The prompt and heroic work of Night Clerk Baker undoubtedly proved the salvation of many of the hundred or more guests, whom he warned in time to make their escape from the building, every ruom of which was occupied. Vhc flames, it Is thought, started in (the office of the Bradley Ma chinery company and quickly burn ed through the floor, thence catch ing in a quantity of oakum and waste, from where they spread to Other inflammable matter. The draft of the air shaft caused the fire to rapidly gain headway. The walls...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 December 1902

THe SpoKane Press. — * — GEORGE PUTNAM, Manager. Published Every Evening Sunday by The Pres» Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per ropy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or $:< per year, delivered by rarrler. No free copies. Entrred No vember 10, 1902, at Spokane, Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879." "ELEPHONE MAIN 375. CHEER UP FOR CHRISTMAS. It was a wise philosopher who observed that most people begin life with the discovery that all good things are dull and are apt to end believing all dull things good, and so miss all that Is worth living for. There is no good in melancholy. True goodness isn't kept away on ice., If It is to flower and bear fruit it must be rooted in human sympathies and, though now and then watered with tears, must be warmed and quickened by the sunshine of good cheer. Lots of people hold a long face to be inseparable from piety. It Is not. The truly best people are the most cheerful. They...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 December 1902

IMMENSE IRRIGATION - SCHEME FOR IDAHO BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 12.—The state of Idaho ia sopn to be the scene of ■ tho largest Irrigation works in the United States, and the third in scope in the work. The land to be reclaimed is along the Snake river, and the tract is 271,000 acres in extent. The Bchyao includes the building of MINING. *A tunnel has intersected a fine vein of ore at the Mountain Boy mine, showing the vein to be from six to twelve feet wide. The Stewart mining property, be tween Government guicb and the Last Chance mine, is turning out finely and preparations are being made for shipping ore. The Hig, Horn group of mining claims in the Cracker Creek dis trict of Oregon was purchased re cently. There are four claims in the property and the consideration was 17000. Good reports are being received from the Mohican property in the LardeaU district in British Colum bia. Several men are at work and stocks of provisions are being sent In. Tom Conley and associates have leased the...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 December 1902

SPORTING NEWS. CLUB TELLS STORIES. The Spokane Athletic club bad a smoker and musica'e last night which was attended by a fair si/ml crowd of members and a few visa tors. Songs and stories verc the order. A ies'ure of the smoker war, "Dude" Lewis, the colored boxer, who was escorted to the reception* room by the club "police." in an swer to a call for a speech he told about how he v. as gwttte to do it •o his opponent at t.ie fistic carni val Monday nigbt. "Dude" and bis hotly guard then sang an impromptu ditty entitled "Show fs tie Way Home." which touched the hearts of all guilty members present. Mandolin music ;'>n an Instrument made from Spokane wood and'Vf local manufacture then (stertalned the crowd for several minutes. A Colored man from South Ameri ca and bis banjo very satisfactorily rendered a few Chicken selections*. He aUo performed a few acrobatic stunt with bis inrtrument. Early In the evening the directors met and admitted W. B. Allen to the membership for six mout...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 December 1902

W **** felt Mf Twe»ty-iv© Cewta pe>r Month j no. m. VENEZUELA BREAKS OFF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ENGLAND AND REJECTS GERMAN ULTIMATUM ' WASHINGTON, Dec. 13.—Alvlr Bmlth, United States consult al Port Of Spain, Trinidad, cables to |he state department that the Vene kuejari legation there has beer floeed. The Importance ef the dispatch TO ANNEX CANADA TO UNITED STATES 'J" la * •' t5 * " ' f 9 The; movement for the political union of the United ""States atti Canada is being taken up afresh by the National Continental Union league' and crlculars advocating the - plan are being received In Spokane. (This league wan Organised in July, 1900, to New York, with the follow- Uk .tifftsere: Preejdent, Paul Dana; vice preai- Sents and directors, Andrew H. igjC W. Bsurfce Cochran. Darwin FRAUD, *i ii i— Charges of a sensational nature ftre brought against Charles D. Wib son, who is accused by his children of practicing fraud in the estate of Virginia Wilson, who died in February,' 1888. It i...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 December 1902

2 THe SpoKane Press. GEORGE PUTNAM, Manager. Published Kvcry Evenfhß F.Xf-spt Sunday by Tho Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE FRES3 SERVICE. Oi-4 cent per Copy, s-ix cents per week, twenty five cents per month I or per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Entered No vember i M . 190), al Spokane, Wash., as second-class matter, under ! Act of CoiiglWSS Of March 3. IS7D " "ELEPHONE MAIN 375. Firmer Speaker of tho St. Louis house of delegates Charles F. Kelly, who forfeited his $10,000 hail bond while under indictment for bribery, and who fled to Europe, was arrested in Philadelphia recently. He was on hi 3 way back to St. to give himself up. When arrested, Kelly said to a reporter: "I have been all over Europe and have found no rest. I had determined to come back and surrender myself and take the, conse quences. The severing of home tins and the loss of associations pleasant to me. to say nothing of being away from my family, was un bearable to me." When told that during his h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 December 1902

MASONS REMEMBER WASHINGTON'S DEATH '"1* .- • ■'* .•• i - T * : * FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Dec. 13. —A representative of Ledge No. 4, of Masons, of this city, will go to Mount Vernon tomorrow, bear ing, on behalf of the lodge, a wreath of evergreens, which will be placed on the grave of Qoorgo Washington as a memorial from his j»uthcr lodge on the one hun dretr and third anniversary of the death of that, illustrious Maf.on. This Interesting custom waa inaug urated by the lodge throe years MINING MEWS. Tho owners of the Summit and Silver 11111 properties at Keller re cently received a cash offer of 130,- --000 for the two groupj. Saltosc, Mont., expocta a hoom very soon now. The construction of a smelter ..as heen started. A force of men Is excavating for the foundation. A.- C. Morrison, a prominent min ing man of tho Hump country, pre dicts that the Hogan properly on Crooked river, near Elk City, Ida ho, will he one of the greatest mines in the world. Twenty Stamps have been pounding on ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 December 1902

4 TAX-PAYERS MEET V LEGISLATIVE SOLONS The new legislative delegation of | Cpoane' county met the members of the Taxpayers' league last nifcik at the Chamber of Commerce rooms. The principal topic discussed was the best means by which the ex penses of ihe courts could be di minished The meeting was in formal aari most of the delegates freely voiced their views on this au eject. D. C. Corbin. as president of the league, brought the matter forcibly before them in a short address; in which he expressed the well-known sentiments of that body in regard to a ieduction In court expenses. He drew attention to the fact that the expenses? of Multnomah county. Oregon, .with twice the population of Spokane, was less than half as great. lie suggested that litigants bear part of the expense of jury trials, and also advocated a reduc tion in the jury fees and mileage. Several of fhe legislators respond ed and It was clearly seen most of those present favored the proposition. Regarding Oorernor Mcß...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 December 1902

■ NEWS. depot? United '^ ir y returned union is busy • Hiauuaary arrange aaatua eorjal to be 1 v n!ng December 29. JVtti i-a JlcPhec this PtnaM Smith on xs. »• ■ | Bmitb had ; I • a r:a*M. which ' ii _ • ■ii»po*c of to r . <.n th»- >.tr»*-iB. •' • with Judge- Mar i ■rot-ahit- successor ; ■t . IJ«. tho judge ' ■■• r a position to - ■gsjastsited! Th»re %H :«?..-ii tho matter | 'ma* msarae. •. at tan Y. M. C. j 'Mn.au thla morning, ; 't a picf.nl team of , 'yen Th«»y i»!ay at • ' »tth tho team <.f ! X Arri( Mltural col- j eafMi M <>t \ ictory. I . nant r of the F*-rn- I to remodel > . *<~ , n.a.ng it an of- ) X.-.'. • The throe : ..• present used • - A marble en- i '•way will also be! i ■ <-~.:itig grocery ■ turawni an innova ->ii with their de , iat arU bo hafied V ho-iaehoWers. The v > <iu«* of keroeene 'r and to prevent ita vff all articles to be ,*t wrought iron car . 'on hf.j»)W th* wagon iroaious but conven- VndV-i to the benefit >AL CLUB % tna...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 15 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cehta per Month NO. 33. $100,000 Paid When Streets Are Laid Out and Paved. V/ASHINGTON, Dec. 15.—(Spe- 1 cial.) —The site offered by Arthur D. Jones & Co., at the corner of Riverside aye. and Lincoln st., has been selected by Secretary Shaw as the location for the new postoffice. The consideration is $100,000 and the acceptance is based upon "the condition that the owners will lay out and pave streets on two sides cf the site, which streets are to be GEN. GRANT'S WIDOW DIES AT WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, Doc. 15.—Julia Dent Grant, widow of General Ulysses S. Grant, succumbed to a complication of bronchitis and valv ular disease of the heart at her home at 11:15 o'clock Sunday night. Nellie Grant Sartoris was tbe only child at. tbe deathbed. Miss Rosemary Sartoris, a granddaugh ter, was also present when the end cnnie. QUIGLEY. ROME, Doc. 15.— The college of piaiiaganda today nominated Blsh op Quigley of Buffalo to bo arch bishop of Chicago. Bishop Spauld...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 15 December 1902

8 THe SpoKane Press. fhibltflx 1 Every Evening' Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co, SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents ]>er month or $3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Kntc-ed No eember 10, 19U2, at Spokane. Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March 3, IST9." TELEPHONE MAIN 375. ROOSEVELT AND THE TRUSTS. Prosident Roosevelt has undergone a decided change of mind, if not of heart, concerning the best method of regulating the trusts. And bis change is much for the better. Only a few months ago he declared that it would be useless to attempt anything in this direction until the constitution could be amended. This meant indefinite inaction and corresponding security to the trusts. The inevitable long delay and the danger that success might never be attained by such cumbersome methods caused no little doubt both as to the president's sincerity and as to his practical statesmanship. But Preside...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 15 December 1902

COMING REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY IN SPOKANE ' That Spokane i» on the eve of the most. Important real estate period of its history is vouched for by every prominent roalt/ dealer In the city, and the air of sup pressed excitement that everywhere pervades the offices where city property is bought and sold gives testimony of the sincertty of the assertion. The city has fortunately, some think, so far escaped tho toils of the professional boomer, and it is a matter of current history that several attempts at inflating prop erty values have been promptly squelched by the wiser real estate men, win* state that, while not averse to the jumping of prices, »they wish no reactionary slump such as would be consequent upon values lnsubstantlally based. ALASKA OIL. Illuminating oil carrying 70 per cent hat been struck at Katala, Alaska, opposite Kayak Island. Clarence Cunningham of Wallace, who has just returned from the district and visited his brother here yesterday, brought a sample can of the oil...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 15 December 1902

• JEFF AND FIT! LAUGH AT CORBETT'S CLAIMS JEFF AND FITZ AT SPOKANE THEATER TONIGHT. Together. James J. Jeffries, champion pugilist of the world, and Robert Fitzsimmons, ox-champion, arrived-in Spokane today and met their friends and members of the Spokane Athletic club, who had as sembled at the depot to meet them. The two men seem to be on the best terms, and there was nothing SPORTING NEWS. TONIGHT'S SHOW. The sports are promised their 011 of the game tonight at the Bpo kane theater. The S. A. A. C. has worked hard to make it the biggest fistic event of the season. They have secured a much better pro gram than that given in any of the ; cities yet visited by the Jeffries- Fitzsimnions aggregation. Elsey, who has made many I friends here by his good ball play- i, ing, has never appeared before the sports of the city in the role of a boxer, but he is said to be fast. Fitzgerald, who will go six rounds with the ball tosser, is known here ! as a hard man to best. Their bout tonight wi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY | Twenty-five Cents per Month 1 NO. 34. CASTROIB THREATENED^ ' 'ANTWERP, Dec. 16.—A private cablegram from Caracas today says (hat a revolution threatens Presi dent Castro, led by General Matos, who refuses to cooperate against the allies. PARIS, Dec. 16.—A dispatch re ceived from Caracas says that British fortifications are being built in tho environs of San Felipe. PARIS, Dec. 16. —At a council to day of ministers it was announced that Prance Is not interested in the present events in Venezuela, guar antees of settlement of the French claims made lust April being suf ficient until proven Inadequate. Prance, therefore, can only wait the time when payjneniß full due. COMMISSION WRATHY OVER CHILD LABOR. SCIIANTON, Pa.. Poo. IG.-Tm tnedlately after the Opening of ilie anthracite coal strike commission today Chairman Gray stated that the commission desired to impress upon the community and stale the testimony of the Utile girls taken yesterday, which showed children o...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 December 1902

ff THe SpoKane Press. GEORGE PUTNAM, Manager. PuMiiihod Rrtry Evoulnj? Except Sunday by The Tress Publishing C«. otvKlPPb-tVICnAt fntSS btKVltit. one cent per copy, six cents per week, tv.enty-nve cents per momn or |3 per >oar, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Entered No vember it, 1601, at Spokane. Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879." fELEPHONE MAIN 375. BUYING CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. When King Cyrus gave a cup of gold to Artabazns, while to Chry sant his, his favorite, he gave only a kiss, Artabazns complained: "Sire, the cup you gave me is not half so good gold as the kiss you gave Chrysanthis." This was in days of old. but many an Artabazns still longs for Borne simple token of love and is mocked with a costly bauble that means nothing. 'With the golden cup in her hand, her soul still goes thirsty. If there is any day in the year when the greed for gold should be stifled and shut out and place made in the heart for bettor, dearer sweeter th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 December 1902

PLANNING FOR THE _ BIG STOCK MEETING KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16.— Headquarters have been opened at the Coates house in preparation for the annual meeting of the Na tional Live Stock association next, month. Secretary C. T. Martin Is in receipt of advices which indicate that-the gathering will be the larg est of its kind ever held. The number of delegates will reach nearly 2000, and this number will be increased by alternates and vis iting stockmen to 10,000, who will represent every state and territory in the Union. The attendance from Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, Minnesota, Nebraska, Arizona, New" Mexico and the Da hotas is expected to be unusually large. The convention will last four days, and the citizens of Kansas LABOR. Tho bartenders have changed their mooting night from Tuesday to Wednesday night. Tin 1 Ohio eight-hour law, as ap plied to public works, has been de- ! dared unconstitutional. The Union Steel company will en- ' ter the world of trusts January 1 I With ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 December 1902

DRAMAS TO BE PLAYED AT GONZAGA COLLEGE "The Boys of 76." an operetta in two acts, depicting scenes of the American revolution, and "Dark Be fore Dawn." a drama of tho ciyll war. will be presented by the stu dents of Don saga college at Col lege hall. December 22. The casl of "The Boys of '7h" is: General Putnam of tho Con'inem fil guards. William Chasse; Colom ! Slocum of the Continental guards, John Mulholland: Major Sniffen of his majesty's guards. Joseph Codd; Joe Mason. Nat Halo. Hiram Tuck er. Silas Story, tho boys of 76, full Of pluck and patriotism. Walter Rogers. Daniel Lavelie, Neslen Fore ter, Francis Wilson: Simple Pot r, the village dolt. Thomas Hand; Tom Payson. a Continental guard, Philip Lynch; Hans Schneider, a young Hessian soldier. Josenh Reilly; Rod Rube. Weary Ike, PERSONAL. T. J. Lynch of Butte is in the city. J. Lyle of St. Maries is in the city. ing business in Spokane. He is ac companied by his mother. H. Cariton of Bonner? Ferry is a business guest of the ci...

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