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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 35. RAILROAD COMPETITION ALMOST ELIMINATED ' WASHINGTON, Dec. 17.—The bnnual report of the interstate com merce commission was sent to con gress this noon. ■ The report shows that the net learnings of all the railways in the [United States for the year ending June 30, 1902, are 1605,500,000, or 13100 per mile for each mile of Constructed road. The earnings exceed those of the previous year by $51,000,000, while over 130,000,000 more In dividends was paid than a year ago. The report is outspoken regard lng railway combinations and as PREACHER ON TRIAL FOR BEING TOO GAY On tho charge of conduct unbe coming a minister and a Christian, nccused of having fallen in love and having attempted an elopement with a former member of his con gregation, Rev. C. D. Nickelsen, the popular young preacher of Colfax, Is being tried today before a com mittee of the clergy in tho First M. E. church. Rev. Nickelsen is allagod to havo telegraphed the young...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 December 1902

t THe SpoKane Press. rubllshcJ t'rery Kveninß Kxcopt Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE 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 THOMAS KILPATRICK AND THE FLATS. Tlic other day Thomas Kilpatrlck died in New York, a pauper. | Probaljr you never heard of hi:n. His bid fur fame was found j In the fact that he built the first fiat building in America. He was not the inventor of the flat. Human beings have herded for the i ages. But Thomas Kiljiairiek transformed American life, and lifted from th< shoulders of women many burdens. He made it easier to keep house and maintain an even and unruffled disposition, a fea ture that makes homely women beautiful and beautiful women divine. Vine. Mr. Kilpatrick's first fiat was built in 1553, in New York. It...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 December 1902

SPOKANE WILLING TO ASSIST SEATTLE Chamber of Commerce Ready to Help the Transport Business. President Goodal of the Spokane (Chamber of Commerce says: "As yet Seattle has not made any Bppeal to us for aid in the fight for the government transport service, but- if we are called upon to as sist wo will render our utmost as sistance." Continuing, Mr. Ooodal said: "Taking a hurried view of the mat ter, I think we should do all in our power to secure this traffic for tho northwest, to assist the state and therefore Spokane." President James J. TTill of tho Great. Northern railway in probably his last official act created a bitter contest for the oriental traffic when he underbid his competitors for the transport service. The deal was well under way before the Cali fornia people knew anything about it. Now that Hill's bid has been found to be much lower than any other, and the probability is strong that the transportation business will be awarded to Seattle, every possible pressure is bei...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 December 1902

4 "APPLE AND POTATO DAY" IN THE SCHOOLS One of the features of the closing M the schools for the holiday va rntin. during recent years, has been what is known as "apple and po tato day." On the last day of the lerm. which this year occurs r,i xt Friday, each pupil is asked to bring to the school as many appli S or po tatoes as he is years old. These are given to tho poor peo ple of the city and they go a long 7593 PUPILS The total number of pupils en rolled in tbe public schools of this *ity at the present time is 7593. The average attendance at school otiring November was 0453, a per centage of 91. PERSONAL. John Lynch of Butte was in the city yesterday. William Nelson is transacting business in Chicago. Miss F. E. Woodbury of Fortland is in the city on business. H. Patterson of Baker City Is in Spokane on a pleasure trip. D. L. Zent and wife of Colville ! arrived in the city yesterday. Cashier Gaddes of the Pullman bank is in Spokane on business. A. L. Felganhaven of Wnverly is In...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. :*<s. RDM K. Pr c. I.x.—lt Is offlelnlly an nounced today that England, Ocr- j many and Italy have agreed to block ade Venesuela if President Castro continues stubborn. Italy is strongly in favor of arbitration through tiie | United states. LONDON, Doe. 18.—A cabinet meet' inn on the Venezuelan question was held this afternoon. Important ne gotiations are now proceeding be tween Washington and London which may strain the Anglo-German joint notion. Germany is believed to havo declined to accept the proffered ar bitration of the United States. Knß land is willing to arbitrate, but dls- i likes to dissolve the joint partner ship with Germany. America is trying to persuade Eng- ! SNOW STORIS TIE up msma mm SEATTLE, Dec. 18.—Yesterday the Great Northern experienced one of the worst Bnow storms in years, a snow slide 800 feet in length dropped on n bridge at Tonga, slightly damaging the bridge and blocking the traffic lor neai ly 1r» ho...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 December 1902

* TKe SpoKane Press* PuMl*hed Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or I:? per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Entered No vember 10. 1.02, at Spokane. Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March .1, 1579." TELEPHONE MAIN 375. A beautiful story that spoils the grumble of the pessimists comes Prom Omaha. A society woman arose In a streel car, removed her silken petti* coat and wrapped it ground the shivering form of an infant 2 years old. The woman was Mrs Harry Cortan, the daughter Of a millionaire. Despite the zero weather the street car was without lire. In one corner sat a poorly clad man, with a beaten, hopeless look on his face, holding the babe on his knees. The little one's feet and legs Wtre entirely bare and blue fr.>m t!;e cold. Mrs. Cartan came into the car and sat down opposite the father With his pitiful charge. She gave one l...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 December 1902

Pl»imP! p MM Q UliSLy wanted in TAdOMA TACOMA, Dec. IS.—The younf men of Taeoiiu'. ere much wrought lip over thc.jiropoi-.il to import somo 800 or moJS> pretty girls from the BB! t os brides lor the small arm. of eligible i bacha tors here. As a consequence, the matrimonial! market- ljt on the boon,, and every) mail trrtngs the names and addresses j of fair and charming damsels tlk] Postmastei Cromwell, who scene, by common consent to have been made j Custodian alike of honest hearts ami Willing hands. One 'o lee most business-litfc let- i tcrs- r< Ived Is from a young lad} in Troy. n. v.. accompanied* by a Stamp and v photo (showing a very pretty face. This maiden suggests that she call a mass meeting of the Dim no Is In Troy whom sue states are Willing ti me weal ill the i search Tor martini bliss. Some of the Inquiries are from blooming girls in the Brst blush of | Womanhood, some from older maidens, I FIRST CABINET DINNER TO-NIGHT. I WASHINGTON, Dec. 18. — The ficeite of t...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 December 1902

GAMBLING AMONG THE WOMEN OF SPOKANE "Tnlklng about gambling and the life of the "verago sport in general," Said s dealer In" the Club last night. "It w/vtild surprise a whole lot of people in this great Inland Empire if they had list of all the elite who pCtronlse our little tames of chance. Ac.d S?| okane has some of tho gamiest Women to be found anywhere, too. •The ladles mostly do their wager ing by proxy. *Those who have bub bles of a. sportive nature, and are so Inclined themselves, entrust their pin ny itoy to their lords and you can just bet they hold them to a strict ac counting. "it frequently happens that hubby loses Ms wlfe'« money anil he has learned by experience Chat it is a bad breach of jurisprudence to go home and tell h< r so. and consequently he Sometimes tells a little lib end says lie "broke even' or WOP a '10 to 1 Shot' on some rae. hors" or other, or trhat< i - er game he has been commis sioned to play. "Occasionally T am called to the CCUET NOTES. The e...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. :{7. PR E S. l^ E NT B » 1 JL L|A (N Ess Whether He Will Resign Or Not—ls Not Drilling Son For Office. "That's nobody's d d business." I Blowlj the reporter recovered while i the gathered throng trembled chilllly, [ This explosive utterance emanated !i from no legs a person than the great president of tin- Qrent Northern sys tem. James .1 Hill, while the mouth opened group about the Insurious spe cial just gasped. The question that brought out this exclamatory statement mis ns to the truth of the published report that Hill was about to retire and was drill ing his son in the duties of president id' the road with the Intention of ab dicating the office and Its lordly sal tiry in the son's favor, Mi-. Hill does n..1 bulwark himself about with a strong guard of secre taries as does his contemporary and oft times confrere.-. (V S. Mellon of tin- Northern Pacific, but prefers to handle and sqtteli h the aggressive re- ■ porter with his ow...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 December 1902

t THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. tine cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month W f."> per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Entered No vember 10, 1002, at Spokane. Wash., as second-class matter, under Act of Congress of March 3. IST9." TELEPHONE MAIN 375. A CURRENCY FOR BANKERS. Secretary Shaw's currency reform plan is thoroughly populistio In Its fundamental principles, but capitalistic in its application. He accepts the old greenback doctrine of fiat, concedes that "gen eral assets" form a basis of currency, and then proposes that tho gov ernment shall Indorse the hanks' notes, which the hanks will put Into circulation on Interest. That interest for the banks! It would seem t'kat is the sole end ftnd purpose of money! We are assured that it would never do in Ihe world for the gov ernment to go into the banking business. But for the hanks to re main in the governing...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 December 1902

SPANKED HER CHILD IN THE CITY'S STREET j\n elegantly attired woman, leading a saucy-eyed girl, was making sev eral purchases in the stores of River- Bide aye. and Sprague st. when, after leaving one establishment, the naughty little maiden unnoticed grab bed up an ounce or two of snow from the sidewalk in her daintily gloved little hand. /Bomethlojl in a window attracted the attention of tbe elder and with out warning the snow was flung, but (aC'»iiM'AT JOB FOB YANKEE. Britishers Hired Him to Develop Cot ton Industry in the Colonies. LONDON, Dec. 19. —Barton Simp »on Somervllle, a Texas cotton plant er, lias entered the services of the British Cotton Crowing association, Which has for its object tho develop ment of the cotton Industry In Brit ish protectorates. Tbe association has the support and encouragement of the colonial office here, and it is eaid the government has agreed to pay half of Somerville's salary and expenses during the three years he has agreed to serve the company...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 December 1902

4 CLAIMS A DISCOVERY BRINGS DEAD TO LIFE CHICAGO, Pee. in.--Dr. Hamilton Korline. the eminent scientist, for merly a prominent member of the faculty of Northwestern university, who recently resigned to make ex periments in restoring life in eases . uf suspended animation, today an nounced that his experiments have been successful. Dr. Forllne claims that he has discovered the process of practically restoring life to human being techni cally dead. The process consists of Inserting a hollow needle into the spinal column of tbe corpse and draining off tie effete fluid which Is the first cause of death. Another fluid, made of li\ ins €-el!s from animals. Is then Injected. This fluid acts as an elixir of life and tester, s vitality to the corpse. Hr. Forllne ha? notified the Ameri can Societies of Animal Therapeutics that he is ready to demonstrate his theory nnd he will ask permission to WILL BUILD A BIG GANDY FACTORY HERE That Spok.-.r.e will have a mam moth candy and cracker factory i...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per MontK NO. 38. FATHER WAGNER SAYS HE'S STILL CATHOLIC PRIEST, CAN'T MARRY r 'Another mystery has developed In 1 the sensational story of Father Doml- 1 nick Wagner, the ex-Henedietlne monk who as A. Miles Smyth was j admitted into the ministry of the 1 Episcopal church last Sunday. Maud Steidel, the charming school girl whose striking beauty so fascl- , nated Father Wagner, has mysterl- I (DUsly disappeared from the scene. When she was leaving the Sacred 1 Heart hospital on Thursday morning : Bbc told the sister In charge of the : < drug department that it was her in- | tentlon to take tbe midnight train forji her eastern home, where she would I remain with her mother, as she was broken-hearted, And as she stepped 1 1 from the hospital door she exclaim ed in a burst of tears that sprung directly from a soul torn with sorrow t nnd pain, "O. would to God that I < bad never been born. Why did I not kTlnw that the story would reach Spokane, t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 December 1902

THe SpoKane Press. fubllrbed Fvory F\onlng Rxoopt Sunday by The Tress ruMlshlng Co. SORIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per cop--, six cents per- Week, twenty-five cents per month Sr $3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. IS Front Aye. Telephone Main 375. nrsußAKcr and human progress. As a measure of human progress there la no bettor indicator than lite Insurance. Prehistoric man was, probably, a rood deal of an animal. It is doubt ful if he bothered his brains with thoughts of what was to happen after be died. Hut with civilisation nnd growing Intelligence came a great Sense of responsibility. The man who gave his family clothing, food and education felt that his duty was only half done. He wanted to make tho future certain, not for himself, but for bis loved ones, and he eagerly grasped the Idea of insurance. It is a thing that has cased the dying moments of many a man. and it has resulted in the bringing of men closer to each other. Cooperative in guranee Is a recog...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 December 1902

Not the Story Book Santa: "I've filled Sammy's stocking pretty full, now I'll put something in my own stocking." GOVERNMENT PERSECUTION MANY FRENCH CATHOLICS TO SPOKANE Many of tbe members of tbe great religious congregations In France are Seeking refuge in the United States, Some of them in the northwest, owing to the recent French legislation known as the association act. All of the more powerful orders have sent agents to Washington, D. «'., to se cure oid l ies on grounds iti the Im mediate vicinity of the Catholic uni versity, as they purpose to open col leges affiliated with the great Amer ican Institution. The Congregation of the Holy Cross, which was at the time of Its Inception a distinctively French or der, has already completed arrange ments to transfer Its mother house to Washington. The Marlsts and Sulpleians will In nil probability follow tin- example pf the Congregation of the Holy Cross and make their headquarters at (Washington. The Marlsts have al ready been SUrpre...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 December 1902

PRETTY GIRL RREAKS ANKLE IN COASTING While coasting on the steep bill ' above Husk aye. Thursday evening Jwiss ide Lund berg, ■ pretty stenog rapher, bad her ankle broken and was otherwise painfully Injured. With a party of friends the un fortunate young lady had been enjoy- Jug the SWlft Blelghthg lot some time Without accident. The sled was one of the double dock v ariety nnd each trip was crowd id with a merry, laughing party. The steering apparatus was in competent hands and the patty was prepared to Spend tbe evening at the sport. On one of the swift descents, how ever, in avoiding a collision with a : STATE COAL OUTPUT INCREASING RAPIDLY TACOMA. Pec JO.—State Mining Inspector Owen has returned from an extended trip, during Which be OOUected data for compiling his year ly report. He says that the state is today mining as much coal as ever in her history and has recovered completely from the defection caused by the burning of oil In California. •The present revival of coal min i...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 22 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. V.). sue if fSm? "T am clad Unit my case has finally been brought lo an investigation, The feeling Stirred up In St. Joe against me at tlie time the difficulty arose was such that I was condemned by the public without o hearing. St. Joseph is a thorough Catholic city. "When the accusations wore pre ferred against me in Cottonwood i besought Father Frel, Father Cost, Bishop aiorleux and Archbishop Christ to look Into the oaSC, but they refused to have anything to do with it/ These are tho words of Father Dominions Wugner, or Rev. a. Miles Smyth as the Episcopalians know him, to a Press reporter, and they wet.' uttered in a tone of profound indignation as the priest recalled the dire wrongs to which he considered him: elf subjected. "At the conclusion of the Investiga tion which is now in progress," he continued, "1 Intend to public two let ters written by Father Frel of Coltbn FOSTER SEEKS JOR ON ISTHMIAN CANAL TACOMA, Dee. 22.—A Wash...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 22 December 1902

THe SpoKane Press. rnbllahed Every Evening Except Suuday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per Week, twenty-live cents per month Or $3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. 116 Ft • < Aye. telephone Slain 375. Tho si I entitle sharps of tho country ore wondering whether Dr. Charles W. Stiles 'f Washington is a discoverer or a second Joe Mulhatton —a first class liar or an explorer from away ha k. The doctor, you know, has discovered that laziness is a gi im. He has even name! the hug that goes into the human system at times nnd makes "strong men into hoboes and panhandlers. If he Is right, nnd he says he is. all that ts necessary to give this country an Impetus that will jolt it centuries ahead is to follow uncinaria sis to its lair and eradicate it from the human system. Watch you boy dress on a cold morning. It takes 30 minutes to get him out of bed unless you apply a lath, and when he comes down stairs he wants to c...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 22 December 1902

THIRTEEN HUNDRED DIVORCES IN FRISCO. RAN FRANCISCO, Dec: 22.—Di vorce, mid marriage statistics just compiled by the Seripps News associ ation from the official records of this city show an interesting state of af fairs. The figures prove conclusively that the number of divorces in San Francisco during this year will al- 30 per cent of the number cf for tlie same period. Tlrv'e were 1272 divorces nnd 430S marriages. The predominant causes for divorce, in the order named, were desertion, failure to provide, cruolty, Intemperance, irfldetlty. There was one for lack of money nnd one for in capacity. PRANCE NEEDS THE MONEY. 8o "Honors" May Be Highly Taxed Hereafter. PARIS. Dec. 20. —France, being al ways on the lookout for new ways to raise money by taxation, and French men being just as eager for Legion of Honor decorations as when Mark Twain said a few escaped them. it. is now suggested that all who wear the red ribbon in their button hole shall pay a special tax. Thus h "grand cross" ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 22 December 1902

RAILROADS NOT IN POLITICS, SAYS HILL ■KATTI.K, nee. IS.—President J. J. Hill of thi' (Treat Northern was in terviewed just before leaving Seattle ©n politics. "It is very grating t no to hear that the Great Northern Is in poli tics.'' said Mr. Hill. "It never has been nnd never will be BO long as I ran prevent It. A\'hat we want is to be given assistance in the work we lire trying to do for Seattle and the plate of Washington, anil not to be hampered. When the lines of the Northern Securities company in this part of tbe country prosper SO will Seattle, and when we are experiencing hard times tin .1 tho effect Will be felt here. "Naturally 1 am Opposed to the railroad commission hill, for it will Interfere witli our plans. "At the present time we are putting In freight rates that arc far below What will be profitable to us for the very reason that we are trying to de vehtp this oriental trade. In order to do this we must put in rates that will give us the traffic, and it is to our ow...

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