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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

RICHARDSON'S VIEWS ON THE 8-HOUR ORDINANCE Judge Richardson, In denying the writ of habeas corpus to Contractor James Jlioad. charged with violation of the city ordinance governing length Of v day of labor, goes into the first principles of- the question underlying the Issuo. He holds contrary to the supreme court decision In the case of Seattle vs. Smith, heretofore consid ered ns settling the question. BX rerpts from his decision, indicating his conclusion, follow: "The law of this case seems to have been squarely decided by the supremo court of this state In the case of the City of Seattle vs. Sidney Smith et al„ reported in the 2L'd Washington nt page .t-'T. and If that case Is to be considered as settled law In this iVito, it Is manifestly the duty of this court to decide the case ut bar in accord ance with It. "1 nm aware of the fact that the trial court assumes a grave responsi bility In deciding a case on trial In Opposition to the rule or decision laid down by the supreme c...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

4 TKe SpoKane Press. wVMlshed Brsry Brentng Except Sunday by Th* Prass Publishing Company. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or II •ar year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor tsr tardy delivery to ths office. •M rrsat Aye. ■sjsgasai Stat^STS. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: II Tribune building. New Tork City. Chicago office: 101 Hartford building. W. H. Portarfleld. manager of foreign advertising. AFDITORH'M—Miss Alice Johnson and George W. Barnum In "A Friend of the Family." A Fish Aristocracy. Mrs Stuyveaant Fish Is the wife of the president of a rich railroad. She Is a leader of New York's "400." Her words arc weighty. Therefore, since she has seen fit. In a few epigrammatic sentences, to relegate the wife of the president of the I'nitod States to the social back ground. Mrs. Roosevelt and the country in general can only submit. "I would not like to be a president or ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

Arabella Fair Chats of Society in Its Variety. We have had splendid attractions at the theaters, otherwise the week has rippled along very gently through social functions. The first of the week Miss Margaret Anglln and Henry Miller were.the attraction. Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood gave a box party to see them on Monday night. With them were Mrs. Runyon, Miss Swee ney and Miss Welch and Mr. Ben Norman, Mr. Weaver and Mr. Flnu cane. Another box party to see Mr. Miller and Miss Anglln were Mr. and Mrs. P. Clark. Mrs. Ksslg. Mrs. Avery and Mrs. Voorhees. Miss Anglln comes of a fine family In Canada nnd Is a charming young woman personal ly. She was entertained here quite a tittle. She attended the races on Tuesday with Miss Sweeney, Mme. Nordlca's appearance last night was greeted by a most appreci ative audience. The house was crowd ed with a well dressed and enthusi astic gathering. Conductor Duss sent us all away perfectly satisfied with our evening's entertainment, and for once the Audienc...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

• What's Doing' in the World of Sport TIME DRAGS WITH BIG JEFF It if f.nid that time is beginning to hang heavy on the hands of one Jim jfgjkriee. The dcci season is now at an end and the chase after wild hogs in the lowlands adjacent to the Colorado river did not afford the measure of e\- citement that was looked for. dim has frequently said that he would rath er hunt than scrap, hut as the close of the season tor lug game seems to ex tend to championship candidates, Jef fries i> debaned from indulging his fancies for either pastime. Jeffries would willingly sign articles right now if an opponent could lie found tor him. He still hankers for Munroe, but it is doubtful if a match between the big fellow and the miner would receive the stamp of public approval. That little affair between Fitzsim mone and Coughlin will be remembered long enough probably to prevent Mun roe. or any other comparative unknown, from being signed with a member of the top-notch division. The* outlook for m...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

HOW DUSS FIDDLED HIS WAY TO WEALTH The story of how J. S. Duss fiddled himself into wealth and fame is inter esting. Years ago a sect tailed Econ omists settled in Pennsylvania and named their town Economy. The com munity owned it. They amassed great wealth. Upmo of their ideas were peculiar nnd freakish. For instance, there were lib front entrances to the houses, all doors were nt the rear. Their Sundays were mostly spent with smoking, and drink ing of the old home-made wines. Few attended churches except in the morn ing. About 24 years ago Duss arrived at Economy as an impecunious violinist. He played his way into the good graces of Father Henri ci, who was then presi Honest Woman Official Exposes Corrupt Colleagues DBS MOINES„Iowa, Oct. 17.—Single handed and alone, Mrs. Frank W. Dod - son, Polk county's handsome, black eyed recorder of deeds and mortgages, lias exposed a sensations! effort to cor rupt the jury system in Ibis city, and secured the recommendation by a spe cial bar ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 October 1903

8 AMERICAN BANKERS TO TALK ABOUT FINANCES FAN FRANCISCO. O, t. 17.-Stran gers of dignified bearing and prosperous appearaiue arc much in evidence today about the streets and public places of Ban Francisco, and page after page of the hotel registers is tilling with the names of men whose signatures are good for millions. The visitors form the advance guard of delegates to the twenty-ninth convention of the Ameri can Bankers' association to be held here during the coining week. The business sessions of the con vention will be held in the California theater and will last from Monday until Saturday, Speeches will be made by many prominent men. including the governor of California, Hon. William I?. Ridgely, comptroller of the currency; and Hon. H. Kllis Roberts, treasurer of the I'nited States. One of the chief features of the convention will be the report of the special committee appointed last year to prepare a plan of currency adjustment. This commit tee will report on the first day o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. nunon max* art. NO. 297. DERRICK COLLAPSES AND NINE ARE DEAD « A Falling Bridge Structure Strikes Passing Barge With Awful Result FITTSnTTRO, Pa., Oct. 19. —Nine men were killed and flvo more or less" seriously Injured by a fulling derrick at the new Wabash railway bridge on Wnter street this morning. The uccldent was caused by the breaking of a traveling crane which Is supposed to have been overbur dened. The breaking caused the pro jecting unfinished section of the BOUNDARY NOT FIXED AS YET LONDON, Oct. W.-Sccretary Car ter of the Alaskan boundary commis sion today informed a correspondent that no agreement relative to the set tlement of the claims before It hud been reached. He stated that Satur day's report that it was all settled in favor of America, except the Portland sanal, wns without foundation. Carter said the statement purporting to give the commission's verdict was sbsolutely false. The commission hasn't yet taken a vote. N...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

• ELEVEN AWAIT TRIAL UPON FELONY CHARGES The docket of cases for trial at thY tioxt term of the criminal department, tof the aiipenor court is a small one, only eleven men l>eing now in the coun ty jail awaiting trial. Deputy Prose cuting Attorney Barnhart has com snenced preparation for the trials and finds the following list of men now in Sheriff Doust's care awaiting dispo sition of their cases. With the dates pf their commitment and the charges bow reacting against them, they are: Joe Cronin, June 23, robbery; Frank Chancy, August 28, burglary; W. J. B»vey, June 22. robbery; Joseph K. srvey, October H, sodomy; August. Hanville, September 1, assault with a deadly weapon; E. J. Page, June 21, bont car robbery; Frank Kutledge, June BU perjury; Frank Vanoloton, August 17, sodomy; William Clarck, Frank j Ashley and Charles Nichols, October 14, robbery. The last named trio are those who nt tacked and beat W. R. Parks last week kt Marshall Junction. The authorities CANNON WILL DEMAN...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

TO DUILO LUMBER MILLS IN SPOKANE ' IA. 11, Fox and Bell, Minnesota bankers who recently came to Spo kane, have completed a deal for the purchase of '20 acres of water front land near Gonzaga college from the Catholic fathers for the purpose' of em barking in the lumber and milling busi ness in this city. Messrs. Fox and Bell have Opened offices in the Jamieson building and are completing plans for their mill and yards. It is said they also closed a deal a few days ago for a large tract of timber land in Idaho. HOMER CANFIELD ENDS CAREER IN SUICIDE niTOAOO, Oct. 10.—The career of of one of Americans brightest news paper and short story writers came to a tragic close in the West Side sani tarium last night, when Homer S. Can field drew a razor across his own throat. Canfield recently come to Chicago after nn absence of several months in the east. While here he commenced a long debauch, which was not concluded nntil he was taken charge of by local newspaper men and sent to the sanit.i ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

TKe SpoKane Press. wMatlshad Bvery Evening Except Sunday by Ths Press Publishing Company. •OBxm-MeßAa run sxmvrcm. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or f I yes year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor Be* tardy delivery to the office. CM Front Are. ■eaephoaa stain 3TS. UssSuMus bos «. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: SS Tribune building, New Tork City. Cbtcago office: ISS Hartford building. XV. H. Porterfleld. manager of foreign advertising "Oh Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud?" That Is the Inscription on the tomb of Zuohary Taylor, twelfth president Of the Vnited States. A correspondent who recently visited the tomb of "Old Rough and Ready" says for over half a century It has lacked the care of a kindly hand and is fast fnlllng Into decay. Apparently, nobody cares. The tomb lies five miles from Louisville and Is off the road. Ivy riots over the weather-beaten bloc...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

EDITORS AT A BANQUET AT 3 O'CLOCK IN MORN ' A demonstration of the joys of newspaper life, with the true Bo hemian ring, waa given at the Hotel [Victoria at S o'clock this morning, When the belated members of tho Idaho Press association sat down to a banquet tendered them by the cham ber of commerce and the presa of the city.Snos.* of whom were entirely Oblivious to the situation at that un canny time o* night. Those who did attend, however, had an enjoyable time with nothing owlish about it i fcept the hour. I It waa K. H. Hutchinson of the Northwest llomeseeker, the faithful representative of the chamber of commerce, who met the special train Of the newspaper men and extended the official glad hand to such of the acrtbee as could be routed from their rosy bunks. Mayor Boyd, who was to have delivered the address of wol cosse, had long since given up wait ing and had departed for his quiet home, meanwhile humming "Please Go Way and Let Me Sleep" en rout*, while, the orchestra, engag...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

What's Doing' in the World o£ Sport. FOOD FOR THE FIGHT FANS Tommy Ryan, the legitimate middle weight champion, tit and weD again, is anxious to return to the ring and add to the laurels that already grace hi* pugilistic record. With only one defeat marring his gtc.it record, and that oi a questionable nature. Ryan, one of th" greatest exponent- of the art ot bill' and slug, wants to fight a championship battle, just to prove that he is not the physical wreck western people have pic tured him. Ryan is ready to meet Root. Gardner or any of the other so called light heavyweights, but much prefers to meet Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, who is now in England. Past efforts to bring the latter two together have failed. Fred Douglass, the welterweight cf Brooklyn, who h«s won 12 straight fights m Philadelphia, is anxiouß to get on a match with some of the wel terweights in Boston. CharleyO'Rourke, Mike Sullivan or Jimmy Gardner can have a ciack at Douglass at 142 to 145 pounds for any number o...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

BANKERS ASSEMBLING FOR BIG CONVENTION ' BAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Oct. 19.— Kvcry incoming train today has brought large parties to the twenty-ninth meet ing of tlie American Bankers' associa tion, which convenes at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning in the California theater. At the headquarters of the local secretary there was a busy scene tOajgaiy. The registers were the objec tive point of a large crowd of bankers Snd visitors from abioad who had to wait and take their turn at registering BALTIMORE OBSERVES PEGGY STEWART'S DAY BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 19—Peggy Stewart Day was observed today by the Daughters of the American Rev olution and other patriotic societies Of Maryland. Tho day is tlie anni versary of the burning of the Eng lish tea ship Peggy Stownrt in Ann apolis hurbor, October 19, 1774. On July 22 of the same year a conven tion was held in Annapolis, and it was resolved to cease trading with Fair at Raleigh. RALETOH. N. C, Oct. I!).—The North Carolina state fair opened to day under ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 October 1903

■ SAYS MIRACLES DID NOT FAIL The Ht. Rev. Bishop D. N. Mcln turff. "doctor" of divine healing and miracle worker of the Church of Spo kane and the wide, wide world, denies the charge of failure in connection with the "miraculous healing of Mrs. Jane - M. Knapp of Latah, who was "cured" by the "doctor" on Au gust 23. but notwithstanding died at Bt. Luke's hospital last Saturday of uremia. The apostle of healing bold ly asserts that those who desert his standard for the vain assistance of regular practicioners are foredoomed to a fatal catastrophe and still insists upon his Infallibility in curing any disease extant. When broached anent the Knapp case this morning he gave out the following Interview: "Yes, I treated Mrs. Knapp, that is, I prayed for her, and she declared ehe was healed. Mrs. Knapp was in formed at the time of her healing that she probably would not retain her healing unless she kept in touch with the church. She refused to Join the church and took her own counsel, whi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. nunon max* art. NO. 298. . THIRTY LOSE LIFE IN A SEA TRAGEDY Steamer South Portland 1$ Wrecked on Cape Blanco BAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10—One of the most frightful marine disasters that has occurred since February 22, 1901, when the steamer Rio de Janei ro sank at the Golden Gate, occurred during lust night off the Oregon coast, when the big freight steamer South Portland struck on the reef at Cape Blanco. There can be no doubt that 10 lives went out soon after the vessel crashed upon the hidden rocks. The details of the appalling catas trophe are meagre as yet, but the facts which have come to hand are sufficient to show that the steamer ls a complete wreck, probably at the bottom of the sea by the time, while almost all of the passengers and crew are dead. Tbe Soutli Portland put out from Astoria yesterday, bound for San FrnfTClsco. She was heavily laden, and beside her crew of 26. Including the captain, carried 11 passengers, the names of...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

c SAN FRANCISCO FETES THE VISITING BANKERS SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 20— The tnembers of the American Bankers' association, who begin their annual Convention here tomorrow, were given a reception today at the Palace hotel. Simultaneously a reception In honor Of the visiting ladies was held at the Century club. The savings' bank section of the fcssociation met today in tlie Academy bf Sciences building. There was a CITY BRINGS A SUIT AGAINST CONTRACTORS Summons and complaint were filed this morning with the county clerk by which the city authorities are try ing to bring to book the paving com pany which did the work on Riverside avenue lietwoen Monroe and Division Streets. The defendants named are the City Street. Improvement company of San Francisco and the Anueriran Sure ly company, and the amount demanded is elOH3.f>o, the Kum the city laid out in repairs last spring. The complaint sets up that the con tract whereby tho San Francisco com pany ngrecd to lay the pavement for $2(346 and...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

FAR EAST IS RESTING UPON ENGINES OF WAR Artfu] Russians Have Fully Prepared for a Clash of Battle While Securing Delay Under Promise of Evacuating Manchuria. WASHINGTON, Oct. 20.—1n spite Of repeated assurances from the va rious departments of the government thnt In. no manner now foreseen can the United States become involved In tbe threatened war between Russia and Japan over Manchuria and Korea. It ls a Significant fact that the mili tary information bureaus of both the army nnd nuvy were never more act ive than ut the present time. It ls admitted, by Secretary Moody ut leust, that the government ls fully Informed of the situation and that the Asiatic squadron, nlthough it sailed this week for a more favorable winter cruise in the south, Is still watching developments in and around Port Ar thur und Korean waters. Army of ficers arc no less observant and even tbe state department Is dally adding to Its fund of knowledge. So far us can be ascertained here the council of war held nt...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

THe SpoKane Press. PaMlshad Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Company. ■oauppei-MejaAja raw sbbyiob. On* oent per copy, sta cenU per week, twenty-fly* cent* per month or II pm year, delivered by carrier. No free oople*. Subscriber* will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor Br tardy delivery to tbe office. •ia Pront Aye. Velopnon* Main 379. VsajteSee Boa 4. OmCIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: 63 Tribune building. New York City. Chicago office: IN Hartford building. W. H. Porterfleld. manager of foreign advertising. Modern Dick Turpins. This is high finance: Charles M Schwab practically owned the Bethlehem Steel plant. It cost him J9.ii00.000 and he was making good dividends on that capitalization. He concluded to sell it to the ship building trust of which be was president. Did Mr. Schwab propose to take $9,000,000 for his plant? Mr. Schwab was not that kind of a financier. As Mr. Dresser, one of the floaters of the $80,000,000 United States Ship Bu...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

WILL UNIONIZE LABOR IN MILLS OF SOUTH j0 PHILADELPHIA. Oct 20.—The Second annual convention of the United Textile Workers of America, which opened In Philadelphia today, will devote a great deal of its time to the discussion of unionising cot ton .mill labor In the south. The unionising of the southern cot ton mil! workers Is tlie most vexing question expected to come before the convention The situation Is made the more Interesting by the popular belief that some of the leaders among the unionised workers of the north feet that they have the warm secret support ef northern manufacturers in their efforts to organise the southern workers, as the accomplishment of thla design would lessen tbe fast Purse Was Stolen. Mrs. Tlnttie Dunbar, a variety ac tress, living at tbe Lewis bouse on lllverslde avenue, has reported to the police that her purse containing a nickel watch, keys und small change waa stolen or lost nt 6 o'clock last night between the German bakery and the Northern Paolflo d...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 October 1903

What's Doing' in the World of Sport PUGDOM IS GETTING BUSY Martin Canole, the lightweight tighter of Kail River, Mass.. who ia matched to light Jimmy Britt, the California lightweight champion, a 25-round bout l*-forc the Coins A. C. ot 'Frisco en November 13, will be well backed by the sporting men oi Fall Unci. The latter think so well of his chances that they intend to send a 110,000 com mission to the coast on him, Txiu Houseman, the well known sport ing writer, thinks Martin Canole is a! wonder and will hand Jimmy Britt a defeat when they meet. In Speaking of the lightweight he says: "On form and 'dope 1 this is where -T. Edward Britt gets his at last. This young Canole is the best white light weight in the ring today, according to the most competent eastern judges. He can do 12K at 3 o'clock or 133 pounds ringside; he has a lighting head and two fighting fists, with one of them the ynost punishing left seen since Harry Harris was in his glory. He disposed of Danny Dusns a few ...

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