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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 3 February 1904

v s up to AH of'Em Who is who in the police department, W still a mooted question, ft is up to the eouneilmen to figure it out i'or tfcemselves. At tha council meeting last nifdtt Councilman Hand and bis judiciary committee neatly side-stepped the MHue by returning Mayor Hoyd'j "(emergency" communication and re adiest ing tibat it be referred to tbe council as a committee of the whole. The day for the meeting of the Oommittec of the whole has not been <xed but it will probably be within a week. Meanwhile Acting thief Qoverjy uud fhiuf Woydt will continue the Alphense and (jaston stunt at the "front" office. A latße crowd that oongregated in the lobby of the council chambers last night in anticipa tion of seeing thing* when the city tjadu considered whether or not Woydt is or isn't, was disappointed. 1 Rose Gels Ten Years CLEVELAND, Feb. 3. —George Hose Whose defalcations, amounting to $1«7- --000, wrecked the Produce Hxchange Yank. was today sentenced to serve 10 years In the pen...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 3 February 1904

4 TERMINALS WILL MEAN MUCH FOR SPOKANE I By the establishment of a terminal station in Spokane the Interstate Telephone company proposes to bring this cit.,• In direct communication with a large territory that will eventually mean much for the business interests here, according to a statement made by '.Tnmeg liemghty of the law firm of Turner & Qeroghty today. An appli cation for a franchise permitting the Interstate company to make a terminal station in Spokane for their lines connecting with Rathdrum, St. Mary's, Bsndpoint, Harrison and other points in Idaho is now pending in the city council, Mr. Qeroghty said: "We are not asking for s franchise the granting of which will interfere with any local companies. Should we be allowed to connect with our Idaho lines we will bring your city into cheap and quick MarhHanna is worse WASHINGTON, Feb. 3.—Senator Tianna had a bad night and is not -o veil today. He is very weak. Sur geon General Rickey, who is attending him. states, however...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 February 1904

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents Per Month. THUrmOBTB KATJg 878. SECOND YEAR. NO. 77. ASSESSOR ALLEN GOES AFTER LOCAL NEWSPAPER County Officials Refuse to Reverse Yesterday's Railroad Tax Scale Although Press Criticizes. There were things doing at the meeting of tho county assessors at the courthouse this morning. The action of the meeting yesterday In excluding reporters from their meet ings and making but a 18M per cent Increase In the railroad assessment brought forth a storm of criticism over nlrjlit. The members of the WAR HAS BEGUN Japan See Decided to OaU the Oiar to Time In Far East. lOKSOtr, Feb. 4.—A special agent cables to the evening Hows from Fe kln has Just been received. It Is as follows: "Official Information received here States that ths Japanese government has decided to refuse any further ne gotiations with Bnssls and will take action Immediately." This Is Interpreted here In some Quarters aa meaning that war In the far east has begun. PARIS. Feb. 4.- It Is the...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 February 1904

TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Company. SCRIPPS HcIAE PRESS ■EBTZCB. One cent per copy, six eenta per week, twenty-five cents per month or ft per year, delivered by carrier. No free coplea. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor Or tardy delivery to the office. •10 Front ST*, telephone Halo 379. PostoSos Bos 4. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: 63 Tribune building, New York City. Chicago office: 106 Hartfod building. W. IL Porterfleld, manager of foreign advertlaing. Our Tolerance of Lawlessness. The action of the coroner's Jury in ordering Mayor Harrison and other high officials of Chicago under arrest for their part in the violation of law that resulted in the death of 600 people no doubt meets with the prompt end full approval of almost every cltleen of the United States. Nine hundred and ninety-nine men in every thousand will say on the Instant that Mayor Harrison will never be vigorously prose...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 February 1904

CHINAMAN ADOPTS THE IRISH EMBLEM It Is not very often that a chink • I Will follow the likings of an Irish man, of all people. Nevertheless Spo kane can boast of one Chinaman who, although he worahlps his pagan image Joss, and not St. Patrick, Is a good Irishman in so far as his loving the emerald color goes. This particu lar chink la one Mln Chong (whatever that means) and he keeps a noodle cafe down in the tenderloin. Ming has a peculiar preference for any thing with a green color. Part of the furnishings of the place are colored green and the'-whole front of the "safe" Is painted the worst kind of a Bt. Patrick's day emerald. Talk about the grass along the Congo. It 4s not In It for a minute alongside the huo Of our chink friend s front. Many a good "tad," although he may miss Woman Boxed and Shipped as Freight CROOKSTON. Minn., Feb. 4 —To ■aye railroad fare from Mentor. Minn., to Buford, N. D., n woman was bundled Into a box to be sbtpped ns baggage on the ticket purchased by be...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 February 1904

r WILL IT BE THE SAME NEXT MONTH? Police Report Is Unusual in That It Tells of Offenses for Which Prominent Citizens Were "Pinched." 'An Unusual Item appears In the I monthly report cf Sergeant Holloway nn the work done by the police de- i partment during January. Fr"babljr | not in the history of Spokane, at least net for many moons, has this' police report been charged with such a Weighty matter a? eight arrests for renting houses for immoral purposes, ffhnt Item marks a red letter day. ■Will there be more of them is what Is troubling many in nnd about the city hall, as he reads the sergeant's > report. The report makes no com- : Inent on this Item. The remainder of the report Is hum-1 Famous Old Convention Hall Selected for Democratic Convention. WHERE THE DEMOCRATS WILL NOMINATE THEIR CANDIDATES f?T. LOUIS. Feb. 4.—The Coliseum 5n which the democratic national con vention will be held July 6, is one of the finest convention halls in the United States. It fronts on 13th, 14th ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 February 1904

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents Per Month. TSX.BPHORB MAX* 878. SECOND TEAR. NO. 78. ASSESSORS GIVE IT TO RAILROADS AGAIN And Incidentally Hand Local Editor a Very Hot Roast Because of His Criticisms. The increase of assess ment on rolling stock of railroads of first and sec ond class was as follows: 1903. 1904. Per foot $ 0.25 $ 0.40 Per mile 1320.00 2110.00 The total increase based on last year's figures was $2,004,552. "I have been a newspaper man my-_ aclf and 1 am reudy to cross swords with the editor of the Spokesman- Review or any other newspaper man who questions my motives or actions ns n member of the. railroad commit tee," said Assessor Archer of Catcha lls county In n caustic speech before tbe state assessors' meeting today In regard to the criticisms appearing In A local paper of the hoard's actions In fixing the per mile roadhed tax nt $1.40, $1.10 and 70 cents for the various classes of roads. He said further that he would devote consid erable space to the aforesa...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 February 1904

THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by Tha Presa Publishing Company. •OtUm-MeKAB ruM BBBTIOB. Ona cant per copy, six cenU per weak, twenty-five cents per month or SI per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting ail oases of poor sr tardy delivery to tbe office. •!• Front are. telephone Mala 378. Fostoffloe Bos 4. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: It Tribune building. New York City. Chicago office: lOt Hartford building. W. H. Porterfleld, manager of foreign advertising. The Increase in Crime. It is curious how in the last few years the increase in crime has kept Such even pace with the Increase In suicide. In the five years between 1898 and the end of 1903 suicide increased Wore than BO per cent, and the number of suicides in 1903 was very nearly as great aa the number of deathn resulting from all other crimes of violence. The Increase In suicide throughout this term appears to have been very nearly reg...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 February 1904

READY lIH in THE Hi CAST Everything That Takes Place During the Coming Conflict Will Be Noted for Readers of The Press. The crisis in the far east in now at Its height and the scales are tilting between peace and war. If war actually breaks out the Prow ia pre paring to care for its readers. Capable newspaper men will be on the ground, geady to rush, direct from the front, the heat possible news of the struggle between the contending forces in the (Orion t. Besides the cable service the Press Will be able to dejiend upon a rorjis Of trained special writers and photo graphere who have already left for the far east. These, working in con junction with special correspondents who will be chosen at every strategic W. B. fX>T,VER. IWho goes to the far cast for the N. E. A. ' point in the vicinity of. the coming con flict, will form a vast vows bureau UP-TO-DATE SPORTING NEWS California Expects Another Champion SAM BERGI2R. Whail Jim Jeffries surrenders the title Of heavyweight* ehamrdo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 February 1904

4 TWO MORE DARING HOLDUPS REPORTED Highwaymen Stop Ranchers and at the Point of Revolvers Relieve Them of Ihdir Valuables. Two more daring hold-ups on county roads were reported today. The latest victims are W. K. Dicker, a rancher from White Bluff Prarie. and \V. W. Kay. of Chester, a small town on the. •Northern Pacific railway. I>icker was so badly rattled by the unexpected meeting with the highway men that he has just recovered his breath and only now reported thst he was relieved of $35 and a watch. He was on his way home and was about 11 miles from town when two masked men stepped from either side of the road. Each grabbed the horse by the bit with one hand, and leveled revol vers at the startled rancher with the other. They then forced him to give Up his valuables. Mr. Dicker thinks they were not BCOuntod, as after they allowed him to go on he stopped at a bend in the road and could hear no noise of re treating hoofs. Hit MM m mm Widows and Orphans of Dsad Miners Are Confr...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 February 1904

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents Per Montb. Tmuymroif maix r.s. SECOND YEAR. NO. 79. FREEMAN JAMES CLAIMS HE CAN PROVE AN ALIBI City Is Stirred Up Over Sensational Arrest of Prominent Banker's Son As Suspected Robber. Th* aristocratic west end Is In a turmoil today over the arrest of young; Freeman James, the 17-year old son of George W. James, who lives at 1818 Riverside avenue. Jnmea waa taken into custody late yester day afternoon by Detective Hums and Patrolman Lister, charged with be ing implicated In one or more of the gecent holdups on the edge of town. The arrest was made without a war rant. James Is a grandson of the late S. 8. Glidden, formerly president of the Old National bank. His family Is one of the most prominent and best connected In the city nnd his arrest has brought a host of friends of his family to the front to declare his in nocence. Public sentiment at the Jump off seems to be with the boy for all the groundß for his arrest apparent at present are the fact...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 February 1904

TKe SpoKane Press. rwbUshed Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Company. scbxtps-mcbab fbjsss gcxmvxca. One oent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or It r»r year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the offlo*. gtO Front eve. "elephoae Main St*. PoatoSoe Boa 4. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: SI Tribune building. New Tork City. Chicago office: IM Hartford building. W. 11. Porterfleld. manager of foreign advertising. Rockefeller and Cheese. John D. Rockefeller's stomach is of more consequence to the stock market of this country than are most men's entire anatomy. Were he to be laid out with a serious attack of Indigestion, and the fact became public, there would be things doing on Wall street. Stocks would rise and fall with the strengthening and weakening of his pulse. Hence John D.'a stomach Is a matter of grave public concern. The nerves of fi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 February 1904

UP-TO-DATE SPORTING NEWS "g > "sxxjbwbt mowAjr wibvumd. Some funny mistake* are ohronlcled Of the adventures of prise fighters rien training on the road. The latest one of the stunts done by the n»ry halred "Silent" Rowan, - He waa caus ed this morning to .do a rapid-fire Stunt back Into the elty after th* residents of the' north end of the town had seen hia go flying by. all doubled up. head beat low. "Silent" •rears a sweater that makes him look |lke an escaped prisoner from Walla IvValla—and than he looks tho part just a little anyway, and whan doing his roadwotk he looks the part a trholn lot. He was going along at a yery cheerful gait this morning and plowing up the snow when a police man look after him and ran the little fellow down. When "Silent" saw sho5 ho It was chasing him he out a clip kat had all the Duffys In tbe country left tied at the post. But the featherweight's legs are pot as long as they ought to be and he waa gradually run down. The ■bp "pinched" him and st...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 February 1904

4 OARING SUSPECTS LANDED DV POLICE Two Youngsters in Arms Were Under SurveiUancs for Window Breaking. Two of the most desperate crimi nals In the country were located by the police in Spokane yesterday, hut for reasons best known to the au thorities they were simply placed un der surveillance and will be landed as soon as they are wanted. This story might have gone for ward In a future Issue to a blood snd thunder finish had the officers conducting the Investigation discov ered that one of the daring suspects was a youngster of the tender age of 4 years and the second had but recently been weaned. MEM IP Beautiful Twins Switch Suitors, Play Pranks on Their Friends and Have Their Teachers In « Quandary. (Special to the Press.) CORVALLIS, Ore., Feb. 6.—As a result of a similarity of feature, figure and dress the Appelton twins of this city. Veep their teachers and friends guessing. They are Eva and Eve. Which is which is the question that even their mother has a hard time solving. The...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 February 1904

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents Per Montb. TELEPHONE MAIN 378. FOURTH EDITION SECOND YEAR. NO. 80. JAPAN HAS DECLARED WAR! FIRE! BALTIMORE, Feb. 8, (Bulletin).—At 1:30 o'clock the water front is a seething furnace. Great mills, steamships, wharves, long rows of cotton and great warehouses filled with merchandise, are aflame. With the water front goes the shipping interests of this sea port, making a complete destruction of Baltimore's business district. The fire at this time is under con trol only in the sense that unless the wind changes the flames cannot cross the river. More than fifty engines, trucks and crews have been brought from other cities to augment the local fire de partment, yet should the wind change it is probable this great force of firemen and modern appliances will prove inadequate to save the residence section. Two hundred and fifty extra police have just arrived from Philadelphia. BALTIMORE, Feb. 8, (Bulletin) at 12:20.-~Under an immense outpour of water from...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 February 1904

TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Prees Publishing Company. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or |g p—> year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. ■M Front a-enne. VMsphons again S7S. Foesofflo* Bos 4V. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern ofnee: 53 Tribune building. New Tork City. Chicago office: Ml Hartford building. W. H. Porterfleld. manager of foreign advertising. Philosophy at 105. Away up in the backwoods town of Harrington, Me., Is a woman who has Just celebrated her 105 th birthday anniversary. Incidentally aho is an Inveterate smoker, having: formed the habit When a child from lighting her mother's pipe—the pipe of our grand mothers. She smokes practioally 16 hours out of the 24 and sleeps heartily the other eight without troubled dreams. But let ua not fall into the error of supposing that this old woman ascrib...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 February 1904

UP-TO-DATE SPORTING NEWS Great Swede Wrestler Looking for Jenkins. NEW YORK, Feb. 8.-Hjalmar ILundin, the noted Swedish wrestler, Is considered the best of the foreigners that have at different times come to this country looking for glory on the mat. Th,- Swede is said to be after Tom Jenkins in a catch-as-catch-can Salaries Come Down. One outcome of the settling of the War between tho Minor Leagues' as sociation and tho Pacific Coast league will be that there will be a general reduction of salaries all along (tie line In all leagues. Tho Paclflo National league will very likely make gome, slight cuts along with the Others. Those men who have already been signed will not be molested In any manner, but others who have not yet secured places will meet this dlf ■oulty. There will be no more "four slushing" or playing on reputations e>t big salaries, Some slight out In the salaries paid by tho gianagoment of the Indians tills reason undoubtely will result, but the cut will not bo sa ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 February 1904

4 NO EMERGENCY Councilman Pratt Surprised at the Action of Mayor Boyd-Didn't Think He Had the Nerve. I "It required more nerve than I thought the mayor would diap'.ay," said Councilman N. S. Fr.itt of tbe Fifth ward," who returned from the oast this morning. "If there was oi ls an emergency existing. 1 failed and still fall to see." Alderman Pratt has been on a four weeks' visit in Minnesota, his old home Mayor- B.oydis "emergency" proclamation was sprung on the pub lic while Mr. Pratt was In the east. "I was apprised of the action of the mayor through tbe Spokane pa pers which bad been sent to my Min nesota addicts and 1 was i mainly surprised. There are only three men on the force who are creating dis arnsions. Further than this I know of no troubles Or jealousies." Mr. Tratt declined to name the three men and the subject was switched to tbe closing of the cribs in the alleys. Mr. Pratt said that he believed, with many others, that this vice whs one that could not be sup pressed b...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 February 1904

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents Per Month. TELEPHONE MAIN 378. LAST EDITION SECOND YEAR. NO. 81, 450 RUSSIANS KILLED IN BATTLE PARIS, FEB. 9.—(BULLETIN.) —THE FOBEIGN OFFICE HAS JUST RECEIVED A TELEGRAM WHICH CONFIBMS THE HEWS OF THB SINKING OF THE CRUISER FALL AD A, ABB FUBTHEB REPORTS THAT 450 MSB OF THB RUSSIAN NAVY WENT DOWB WITH HER. TXXS INCLUDES ALL THB OFFICERS ABB MEN OB THB SHIP, TO OETHEB WITH MARINES WHICH COMPLETED HBB COMPLEMENT. THB DISPATCHES RECEIVED INDICATE THAT THE VESSEL WBBT BOWB ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTBB SHE WAS HIT BT THB TORPEDO FROM THE JAPANESE BOAT. TKBBE WAS BO CHANCE TO RESCUE, OWING TO THB RAPIDITY WITB WHICH THB VESSEL BANK, THB TIME OF THB ATTACK—WHICH WAS ABOUT MZDNIGXT —AND BECAUSE OF THB CONFUSION ABOARD THB OTBEB BUS3IAN SKIPS. ANOTHER DISPATCH RECEIVED FBOM SHANGHAI REPORTS THAT THB RUSSIAN MAIL STEAMER MONGOLIA HAS BEBB CAP TUBED BT THB JAPANESE OFF THB SHABGTUNO PENINSULA. DE TAILS OF THIS SEIBUBE ABE MEAGER, BUT IT IS STATED THAT BO RESIST...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 February 1904

THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Bade** Sunday by Tbe Press Ptrbllsblag Company. sbbtpps-mobaw pbsh rbtici. One cent par oopy. Ala rents per week, twenty IK,, eonta per month or ft per year, delivered by carrier. No free coploa. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor of tardy delivery to the office. 010 Front news no. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Eastern office: 53 Tribune building. New York City. Chicago office: 106 Hartford bulidlng. W. H. Portcrfleld, manager of foreign advertising. Fireprootlng the Stage. The official crusade against fire-trap theaters is bringing substantial results In almost every city In the land. It Is being discovered that what was deemed Impossible is not even difficult, and a very little expenditure of money or care has made many a former fire trap reasonably safe. The root of the matter has been gone at in New Tork. Managers there have found what seems to be a thoroughly satisfactory method of fire proofing stage fabric...

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