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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 40. TURNER WON'T DENY RAILROAD RUMOUR f That tbe Canadian Pacific Railway Company will build a branch line into Spokane has passed the limits of a possibility and from tho attitude of those interested may be taken as one bf the positive assurances of tbe near future. Spokane's business men, manufac turers and wholesalers, retailers, min ing and lumber men and, In fact, Spokane's business world gives em phatic expression to Its approval. When The Press Interviewer talked with Senator Turner, who Is, accord- NEW MINING COMPANY. The Colvllle Valley Mining A Smelting company has filed articles of incorporation with the county au ditor. The capital stock is placed at (6,000,000 nnd the trustees named are A. It. Krall, o. n. Nestos, F. M. Howell, J. M. Reagef and 11. v. Greenbcrg. I. 0. 0. F. FIRE. PRAPFORD, Pa., Dec. 23.—The Odd Fellows' brick block burned to the ground this morning. The upper Hour was occupied as Bleeping rooms. Five fir...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 December 1902

2 TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Kxcept Sunday by The Tress Publishing Cot SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. Ore cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or $3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. 616 Front Aye. Telephone Main 375. We. have allowed OUmelves to become accustomed to look upon the Central and South American countries as "easy marks" for the cunning, bold-blooded concessionaires from the north. We are apt to waste much Sympathy upon poor Venezuela, Imagining her to be impotent and helpless in the grasp of foreign capitalists who have surreptitiously gained control of her rich resources. It is perfectly natural that we should take fliis view, from the fact that Venezuela, along with most of the other South and Central American Countries, have furnished abundant proof of inability to properly promote their own financial nnd industrial affairs. Hut the fact Is that their development has been plow, not because of looseness of attentio...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 December 1902

UNION STATION A FIERY SPECTACLE , The Oregon Railway & Navigation tMppany'a passenger station was com- I etely destroyed by flre last night. Flames broke out about 7 o'clock and were first noticed In tlie cupola. The contents of the ticket, express, baggage rooms and furniture from the lower floor was saved without loss. Tho loss on the building is probably $8000 or $10,000, fully in sured. The flro was spectacular nnd wit nessed by a large crowd. Klectrlc wiring is blamed as the cnuse. "No, sab," said the big janitor. Flowers, "ah ain't gwlne to say a word. All I knows is dis: Dey Weren't no 'candesewts upstairs. Nothln' but de gemmans' toilet and ■one old close of mine. I wuzzent nowha roun' at de time and dats all nh knows." Ono of tho exciting Incidents of the flre was when, with more daring than Judgment, one of the athletic FLOUR MILL COMBINE GETS TIME EXTENDED. PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 23.—An ex tension of from 60 to 90 days lias been granted to those at work on tho project o...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 December 1902

4 SPORTING NEWS. WAUT LUCAS TO MOVE. The directors of the Pacific North- West league will probably shortly re quest the removal of President Lucas' rftlelal headuuiii ters from Spokane lo Seattle. Last summer he moved here from Portland. The reason for the request Is that with a baseball war on It Is thought best to have the president near the Scene of hostilities. Seattle is the prize Harris Is striving for. ami Se attle Is the city that Lucns and all the directors In the league are deter mined he shall not have. 'chc managers of the Broadway Athletic dub of Butte, Mont, .are planning to build a line n< w club house In the spring. It is said that \V. J. Adams, the promote r. intends puttrng up the building witli his own money. Greater New York, the former Mec ca of all fingerball bowling, will soon be left behind in the race nnd will have to rest on her past glories. A man out of the west. George Han len of Detroit, has rolled a perfect score, making 12 consecutive strikes in a ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 41. With Christmas Greeting, Prosperous Spokane Gives of Her Bounty to the Poor. Fifty thousand youngsters of all figes rejoice in the absolutely Ideal weather that greets the festal Christ mns season. Softly and silently throughout the night fell the mantling snow, and leaden skies and bracing cold greet Christmas eve. The merry jingle of ■leigh bells mingles with the bustle and stir of the crowds of good natured Christmas shoppers. The ideal weather conditions teem a lif ting ( lose to a year marked with business energy and signal pr osper ity in all lines for Spokane, The Inland Umpire's welcoming arms have been sought by and have received thousands of new firesides in the now fast dying year 1002. The roaring waters of the Spokane turn a hundred Wheels of industry that they knew trot a year ago. .Money.' tin' golden thermometer of good times. l,s at the high water mark and steadily rising and the horn cif plenty in harvest und la...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 December 1902

THe SpoKane Press. TuMtshed Kvery Fvoning Kxecpt S unlay by The Tress Publishing CO. SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. Otke cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-live cents per month or 13 p< r year, delivered by art ier No free copies, 116 Trout Aye. telephone Me In 375. CHABI.ES A. DANA ENDORSED SANTA CLAUS. One* upon ■ time n very dear llttlo girl wrote to the editor of the New York Sun. and asked 'dm if there was n Santa Claus. She was troubled. Grown folks had looked wise and told this midget. Whose nanv was Virginia CTilanlon. that the Santa Clans idea was very well for babies, but she was getting to be a big girl, and It was time that She put childish nonsense away with her dolls. They didn't kfiOW that the child feeling always lives in the hearts of some of the grandest women in the world) that there are women who keep their dolls and lo\e them even after they are mothers of flesh and blood babies. Those are mother! who believe in Santa Claus, and all the good things that a...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 December 1902

TURKEYS COME HIGH AND DEEF ADVANCES The city markets are busy places today and have been for several days past on account of the approach of Christmas and the attendant big din ners. Dealers report turkeys very scarce -nd that it Is with the utmost diffi culty that enough can be secured to Supply tho demand. The price is kept Up to tho Thanksgiving point, 26 cents per pound, and yet everything In the shapo of a turkey, it is said, Is eagerly taken. Chickens nre plentiful and sell at 46 to 18 cents per pound. The supply Of ducks ami geese, while not large, Js sufficient and they go readily at is Cents. BAKER ELKS. Local architects have received cir culars calling upon thent to enter the prize competition being conducted by tho Baker City (Ore.) lodge of Klks for plans and specifications for the new Biles' temple which will be erect ed this coming year. The cost Is net to exceed $IS,OOO. The first prize will be the contract for furnishing and completing the plans and speeltleatlons an...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 December 1902

SPOKANE GETS BIG COLD STORAGE PLANT Milwaukee Capitalists Are Building Fine Structure Here. Contractor John lluctter has charge of the erection of a large cold storage plant on Front aye. opposite the Northern Pacific roundhouse. The parties back of the enterprise are Milwaukee capitalists, headed i>> ,V J. Frost. 1.. It. Btltsky, reputed to be one of Milwaukee's most prominent archi tects, has been sent here and is the pole representative of the Milwaukee COUNTRY VISITORS EJECTED AT HOTELS "For ways that are dark and tricks that are vain give me the love-lorn lass." sighed the magnate who pre sides at tile office of a leading Spo kane hostelry last night as he brush ed a few sparkles from his head light. "You see that name." he continued, indicating with a long and carefully manicured index nail the signature. "Mrs. Hill. Rossland." or. the open register. "Well, that was not the name, we are convinced, of the wom an who wrote it and we have serious reasons to doubt that she h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY ' Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 42. Christmas Bells Ring Joyfully Throughout a World at Peace Merry, merry Christmas, the hap pfest day of nil the year, with the merry Jingle of sleighbells and the lavishing of gifts upon the rich and poor nlike, is again here and is being enjoyed to the utmost. It Is the one day in the year when everybody is, or should be, happy— those provided with sufficient of this world's goods in contributing a por tion "for the comfort of their less CHRISTMAS SERVICES HELD AT CHURCHES At a number of churches today re ligious services, in addition to the Christmas festivities, were held to day. At All Saints' cathedral the serv ices began with a choral celebration of the holy euchari't at midnight. At II o'clock today Bishop Wells deliv ered an address, which was followed by holy communion. The Christmas tree and exercises will take place Fri day evening. At Trinity church services were held at 10:30 this morning with a beautiful musical pr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 December 1902

t TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Bunday by The Press Publishing Cat SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month t»r )3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Sl6 rr it Aye. ■Telephone Main 375. I Whate'er may be our state in life —bright youth or ago, poverty, wealth, dogmas, beliefs, our hopes or fears—this is the day of sweetest Joy, the day we meet with kin and kind at bounteous feast, the gladsome day of charity, the one dear day of giving gifts and cheery words and be ing glad in making hearts of others glad! The Observance of the day as the anniversary of the birth of Christ Is without historical foundation. The date of Christ's birth is widely disputed and. Indeed, unknown. But Christmas did originate and does exist in celebration of the regen eration of the world. Its origin Is in the supreme statutes of nature and It came to earth Sritb. man. While the Christ was yet unborn, our sun-worshiping a...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 December 1902

EXPLOSION. HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Doc. 24.—An explosion of gasoline in tho cellar *>f tho Turf Exchange yesterday af ternoon wrecked the building and in jured 3U persons, 15 of them se riously. The building was occupied as a poolroom and the explosion occurred ' ■hen there were over a hundred per- IRns In the room listening to the Tesult of a New Orleans race, which was being called. Tho floor seemed to rise and in an Instant a report that shook tho entire building rang out. The upper floors fell upon the struggling victims, pinning many of them down. The police have arrested Ben Mur ray, who is alleged to be responsible for tho catastrophe in carelessly handling the gasoline while tilling a tank in tho cellar. How the Gamblers in Spokane Spent Merry Christmas Eve. It Is an attractive, repellant, won- Iflorful sight, Christinas eve in the gambling houses. In the feverish, restless, restive, fxclted, joyous and despairing ever changing crowd that risks its fortune on tho cast of a die...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 December 1902

Traffic Ceases on [ntlre Cascade Division of Great Northern-Using Northern Pacific Tracks. ■ —— —»• - ■ The railways experienced one of tho worst days in the history yesterd ty. The snowfall, which was net heavy here, completely blocked the Qreat Northern line between Wenatehee and Leavenworth and delayed trains on other lines. Later several slides, averaging from 15 to M feet deep and running In length from two to three miles, were reported. The Cascade division is completely tied up. No through trains will be handled between Spokane and Seattle over the Qreat Northern for four oi five days on account of a terrific slide, which completely demolished a span of a bridge west of Cascade tunnel. All through trains east and west be tween Spckane and Seattle arc run ning over the Northern Pacific. The eastern divisions are little bet ter off, heing only able to keep the line open and operate trains with great delays. Trains from the cast are en the average nine and ten hours late. James ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 December 1902

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 43. WASHTTTGTON, Dec. 36.—The cabi- | net meeting- today was devoted to the j consideration of the Venezuelan ques tion. Important communications were received during* the night from Lon don and Berlin but were not made public. An announcement is shortly expected from the state department to the effect that the question of arbi tration will be submitted to The Hague. It is Bcmi-officlally stated that this morning's cablegrams contained an acceptance by the allied powers of the president's proposition to refer the Venezuelan dispute to The Hague for arbitration. A majority of the cabi POISONER. CHELSEA, Mass., Dec. 16.—Miss Catherine Richardson, aged "0, was arraigned this morning on a charge of poisoning her mother in order to secure a $20,000 Inheritance. Bonds were given for $10,000 and the case continued for 10 days. WILL DANCE. The North Side Bachelors' club will again dance to the music of Moran's orchestra tonight on the fifth ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 December 1902

t TKe SpoKane Press. •published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Ca. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS BERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-live cents per month fir $3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. 61S Tront Are. {Telephone Main 375. In the east a howl Is going ur because it Is alleged that the "tipping" e?ll is growing. , Very likely It Is growing. * There Is not a doubt that it is rightly named an evil. It is a servile •ystem that makes the man or woman who expects and-often asks for a tip slavish. But it can't be stopped by law or educated out of existence so long as the public is willing nnd anxious to pay for extra comforts. Tips are the fruit of prosperity and love of luxurj-. The traveling public and others who come in contact with those who wait are willing to pay oxtra for the thousand little things that make life pleasant. They nre tot chary about making trouble. They fret and* grumble and make life a burden for the small-salaried f...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 December 1902

GREATEST BUSINESS IN CITY'S HISTORY •'The biggest business in our his tory." This was the universal reply Of Spokane merchants this morning When asked as to Christmas trade. From tho smallest to the greatest Of tho city's mercantile establish ments the verdict was tho same. Not p dissenting voice was hoard. No Qualifications were made to the state ment. There were no grumblers, but 81l smiles of satisfaction. It was tho biggest period of cash trading Ever experienced. Tho statement seems surprising in View of the quietness with which the buying was done. The crowds on the Street at no time seemed great, there Were no glaring efforts at eye-catch ing by the merchants, although the ■windows bore their usual tasty dis plays. Prices, It is true, wore low on till Staples—on certain lines no higher than those asked on the Atlantic coast, and the shoppers seemed to ap preciate tho fact, with the results that the buying was most generous. Among the retailers the following were Interviewed) ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 December 1902

4 PLANS FOR ALASKA'S NEW MONTE CARLO BAN* FRANCISCO, P.o. 2:;. Wall: st capitalists, headed by r. C. Helm, have planned the creation of an en tirely new city in Uaska, which will become its metropolis. The new plane Is the terminus of a projected all- American railway running diagonally across the country from tide water to open water on the Yukon, the con tract for which has been let to .7 P. McDotCsM & Co.. of Nassau st, New Vi Tk. it is planned to develop Interior Alaska into one of tho richest i - ttons in the world, not only mlnerally but aprn ulturrlly. The road Will be MO miles lons anil GROWING IMPORTANCE OF OATS TO FARMERS TACOMA, Dec. 26.—The state grain Inspei tor's office reports show that each year sees a larger crop of oats than the year preceding, and that the farmers of Washington are beginning to appreciate the fact that there is as much or more money in the pat crop as in the wheat crop. During the past three years oats have brought the farmers $1 per cen tal w...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 December 1902

I ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per MontK NO. 44. THE POWERS FORMALLY ACCEPT ARBITRATION ' Tint I. IN. Dec. 97.—1t is officially announced that Germany has agreed to accept Tbe Hague as arbitrator of the Venezuelan question. LOUDON, Dec. 87.—England for mally accepted President Roosevelt's proposal to refer the Venezuelan dis pute to The Hague for arbitration this afternoon. BERLIN, Dec. 27.—-There Is a de rided inclination In official circles here to receive President Roosevelt's ANOTHER EXTENSION OF CANADIAN PACIFIC 1 Spokane business men nre inter ested In another railroad project which, It Is said, will be put through early next season. The Seattle & Canada Railroad company was incor porated at Seattle yesterday nftcr noon with a capital of J2.700.000. The incorporators are Senator George Turner and D. C. Corbin of Spokane, J. H. McGraW and Jacob Furth of Be little nnd Charles H. Blhler of Ta eoma. This Is practically the samo company that will build the Spokane IK Koo...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 December 1902

g THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Fubllshlng Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent pet copy, six cents per week, twenty-live cents per month Or SJ per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. 616 Front Are. •Telephone Main 375. The most remarkable disclosure yet made in the anthracite strike In vestigation is that the shocking conditions of life which exist among tin gainers are accepted by them ns a matter of course. The hardships of which they tell, not as a part of their complaint, but as mere casual description of their manner of living, are BUCh as to horrify tlve American mind. But more horrifying still, when we come to think about it. is the fact that these men nnd their wives and children have, by long oppression, tome to accept these unjustifiable and infamous wrongs as a lot to be borne without complaint. Look at the story of old Henry Coll, for instance—one out of the Binny dispassionately recited to the commission, Font with a...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 December 1902

ADVERTISING SPOKANE IN OLD VIRGINIA When J. Monroe Heaton Visited old Virginia recently lie carried with him nbout a thousand of the pamphlets of the chamber of commerce. At Wythevlllc he found a big convention of the confederate \< terana and the Daughters of the Confederacy In ses sion witli its large crowds. Mr. Heaton thought it an opportun ity to get rid of the Spokane booklets, so. with his valise slung across his shoulder, he posted himself like a professional Street fakir on a corner nnd started to hand out the books to all who asked. yulto a crowd soon surrounded the BANK ROBBED. I'NION, Mo., Dec. 27. —A ganfi- of robbers last night blew Open the vaults of the Hank of Union, securing $15.1100. It required four explosions to open the vault completely, wreck* ing the entire front of the bank building. Several citizens witnessed the robbery, but the robbers kept up Such a fusillade of bullets, shooting down the streets, that they complete ly terrorised the Inhabitants, "WE ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 December 1902

4 RETAILERS FIGHTING THE TOBACCO TRUST Make Alliance With Union and Fight For [xistence-Triist Builds Mew Factory. CHICAGO. Pec. 27.—Tho fight 1< - tween the Retail Cigar Healers' asso ciation and the Tobacco trust is wag ing fiercer than ever. The Independ ents say that they are In the ; g..t to win «nd nre gaining many ad herents. The retailers have made nn ."lli ar.ee with the Tobacco Workers' In ternational union and while the for mer nre lighting the products of the trust the tobacco workers are ren dering effective service In another quarter by pefslstcnt work towards the unionisation of all tobacco fac tories. In this Way the union will assist In the overthrow of the trust and at the same time force its ally to handle nothing but union goods. The trust announces that it will establish In Chicago the largest union el gar factory in the west. This may have tho effect of swinging the sym HE HAD MiSTLETOE Frederick Gillmore, n miner fresh from the diggings on the south half of...

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