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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 January 1903

t LANGUISHES IN JAIL WIFE WEDS ANOTHER Languishing behind the cold bars of the county Jail on a charge of making threats against the life of his wife and brooding with distracted mind over the loss of a woman's love who was once the Idol of his heart is the sad story that comes from Butte of Frank D. Bengless. Who was at one time**a prominent Bgure In Spokane gambling circles. "It Is the same old tale of a gam bler's life," say those who have learn ed of the unhappy turning In the ca reer of the unfortunate man. At one period Frank Bengless was a sober, industrious young man. fond of his home and wife and ever ready to add BUnShtnS to her existence. Of late ytnrs. however, he hns spurned as unbecoming to his dignity all pre tensions to work and withdrawn him self to the ranks of/the "gentlemen of leisure." resolving to Subsist on the earnings of his wife. Mrs. Bengless, who is a striking blonde. Is well and fay rably known in this city. For many montha she was employed In one of Spn...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 January 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 55. COMMITTEE REFUSES TO RETIRE HERO HOBSON "WASHINGTON. Jan. 9.—ln the Rouse today Representative Hull pre sented the army nppropriation bill nnd pave notice that he would call for action next Monday. Represent ative Henry, democrat, or Texas, was appointed by the speaker to the place on the judiciary committee vacated by Representative I.anham, who be comes governor of Texas. GUS PEARSON SELLS STOCKHOLM THEATRE Gust Pearson has sold out the Stockholm to the Swanson Brothers, now proprietors of the Free Silver saloon. Tho negotiations were concluded last night and the new owners will immediately assume chnrge. The price was $0000 for the furni ture and fixtures nnd $300 rent will be paid each month for three years SNEAK THIEVES. The Inst few ilnys sneak thieves have commenced to operate nl>out tlio city nnd several reports have been h made to the department. Yesterday •OHM. unknown thief entered several rooms In the Metropolitan ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 January 1903

THe SpoKane Press. Published 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 II per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. •16 Pront Are. Telephone Main 375. Postofflce Box CSS. The newspapers of the world have been printing many columns about the durbar at Delhi, the ancient capital of India. Yet the real signifi cance of tho event Is almost lost in the descriptions of Its theatrical qualities. We hear so much about "a bewildering confusion of barbaric display," »'a kaleidoscopic shifting of gorgeous dresses and priceless Jewels," "a babel of tongues," "a trumpeting of howdahed elephants," "a roar of artil lery" and "the march of troops," that durbar and high-priced pandemonium have a synonymous ring In our ears. The durbar did not originally have any such significance, these features being but its modern developments. Stripped of its frills, a durbar simply means nn offi...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 January 1903

HEYBURN OF OSBURN FOR IDAHO'S SENATOR BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 9.—The sena torial contest In Idaho Is practically Over. Judge W. B. Heyburn of Osburn having been,selected at the republi can caHfcus last night as tho candi date 'for United States senator. During tho afternoon yesterday It was--liven out that the Shoup ami Btandrod forces would go to Hey burn nnd such was the case. The RAILWAY NEWS. Railway Mileage Constructed in the State During Past Year. During the year 1902 thore was new rullroad construction In the state of Washington amounting to 125.16 miles. 'I'hlS represented only the amount that was put in operation anil does not Include the Coulee City- Adrien extension of the Northern Pa cific, or the lines that have been built In western Washington to the timber districts. Leaving this last new mileage out. this state stands fifteenth In the list Of 44 states and territories in which new tracks have been laid during the year that has passed, according to a statement which will ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 January 1903

4 LANDING OF PILGRIMS IS COMMEMORATED The Inland Empire Congregational I Hub held its annual meeting at Pll grim Congregational church last eve- j ning in commemoration of the land- ■ Ing of the pilgrims on Plymouth Rock. The banquet was served at fi O'clock, following which a business Meeting was held, when the following 1 officers were elected; President. Cy rus Bradley; vice president. Dr. W. L. I Hall; secretary. F. H. Flanders; treas urer, J. A. Yeomans; auditor. C. L King; membership committee, A. W. Bower, W. E. McCormick, c. g. I>avles. FOUR ARE ARRAIGNED FIVE SENTENCED TODAY Tn tho criminal department of, the superior court there were many law breakers to be heard and to be sen tenced this morning. John Larson, who pleaded guilty to embezzling $70 from S. J. Jh Mas ters, was sentenced to six months In the county jail. Duncan Campbell, charged with ob taining money under false pretenses, will spend 10 months In the county Jail. David Laird, guilty of embeisling IS from EL...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 January 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per MontH •NO. 56. COAL CONSPIRATORS FACING GRAND JURY ' CHICAGO, Jan. I(l.—The nlleged Conl conspirators faced tho grand Jury hero this morning. Forty own ers and operators of the mines, to gether with the wholesale dealers Bnd agents of the Pennsylvania com panies, were subpoenaed during the night Went of the witnesses are million aires, who are prominent in business, social and church life. Many are prominent philanthropists noted for their charitable work ns well ns for combining to ralso the price of coal. The attorney general of tho stato nnd States Attorney Deneen aro as sisting In tho Investigation. Tho for mer Is said to have positive evidence that the bituminous coal now filling the yards of the city cost, laid down, THAWING DYNAMITE WRECKS A PRISON rnit.ADEI.PHTA, Jan. 10.—A dy namite explosion occurred at ( this morning nnd partly wrecked tho House of Correction at Holmesburg. The Inmates were panic stricken. Italians blasting on the f...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 January 1903

t TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. BCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month Br 13 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor (Br tardy delivery to the office. 616 Front At*. telephone Main 375. Fostoffice Box 555. JOAQUIN MItLIS AND SIS TEACHING. Every admirer of that distinctively American poet. Joaquin Miller, will welcome the new and revised edition of his completo works, probably tho last the poet of the Sierras will ever Issue. True poetry Is more than rhyme. It Is man meter and sentiment. Tour true poet Is a prophet. As this good, gray poet says in the preface Of this volume: "The true seer will see that which Is about him in and of his own land and life." Miller sees and feels and prophesies. The keynote to his character Is kindliness. One of his poems, written In 1863, Is characteristic: i • Is...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 January 1903

INDIAN SCHOOL IS CLOSED BY MEASLES The Indian school at Fort Spokane Baa been closed by an epidemic of the measles. The school numbers 230 scholars t mi the Spokane, Nespllem, Okano "gan aial Colvllle tribes and has been established about live years. The disease began a month ago Willi the smaller children and has ■pread to such an alarming extent that Superintendent F. A. Avery de cided to cease tho sessions until it has abated. Dr. Mary H. McKee, who Is the ■chool physician, is one of the few efllcient doctors In the service. Her first brilliant work was the praetl RETAIL TOBACCO MEN ONITE AGAINST TRUST NICW YORK, Jan. 10.—The Chicago fcranch of the Retail Tobacco Dealers' association, which was ohlefly Instru mental In organizing the national body of that name, has signified its willingness to agree to any changes In the constitution of tho larger as sociation which the New York local association considers desirable. This Blgnltles that the movement will be united throughout the ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 January 1903

4 NATIONAL GUARD TO ELECT NEW OFFICERS The coming regular army Inspec- j tion is arousing much activity on tho part of Company H. The company ! will number about 60 men by Its next j meeting, having now 65 enrolled, and j It Is the hope of First Lieutenant C. C. Richardson, who now commands, | that a full complement will greet the , army officer when he does come, his j advent being anticipated this month. ; Tonight the examination to fill the post of captain, including examina tions for that office, first and second lieutenancy will be held and all non commissioned officers are eligible. The recent regulations have done away with the making of officers by company election nnd then putting the favorites through a form of ex amination. As the matter stands now. the can didates, whether they be lieutenants, sergeants or corporals, are given the same examination and arc given the i CITY COAL DEALER. DETROIT, Mich.. Jan. 10.—The legislature of this state will be ask ed to pass an act en...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 January 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 67. STATE LEGISLATURE CONVENED THIS NOON OT.YMJPIA, Wash.. Jan. ll.—The eighth legislature of Washington or ganized at noon today with Senator X J. Smith of King county as presi dent of the senate and Representative W. H. Hare of North Yakima as speaker of the house. Tho sessions were devoted to or ganization, the election of officers and the appointment of tho various committees, after which adjournment was taken. IN THE SENATE. In the senate, Senator Smith was nominated for president by the re publicans and Senator Tolman by tho democrats. The poll stood Smith 33. Tolman 9, nnd Smith was declared elected amid the applause of his as sociates and the galleries. Senator Hamilton offered resolu tions of regret for the death of the late Governor Rogers, which were Unanimously adopted. Senator T. B. Sumner of Snohomish was chosen president pro tern of the sennto. J. Will Lysons of Jefferson county was chosen secretary, Dudley pshelman of...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 January 1903

B The SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Cat SCRIFPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month t>r 13 per 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. IIS Front Am. telephone Main 375. Yoetoffice Box 555. The brilliant, erratic Aaron Burr, hero of the American revolution, founder of Tammany hall and the democratic party, and fourth vice presi dent of the United States, who slew Alexander Hamilton, the federal party And the custom of duelling at one shot, and was charged with murder, Conspiracy, treason, atheism, adultery and all tho rest of the crimes In the political, social and theological calendars, but never convicted of Bny, and who, In spite of five legal attempts to hang him, lived to die of old ago. Is now made tho victim of a new charge. One Charles Henry Burr Crosby of Detroit, 108 ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 January 1903

I ffhe carpenters of Lewlston, Idaho, Have declared for an eight-hour day and estate 6f 45 cents per hour, to Commence February 1. A strike Is ■atpeoted. After the caucus nomination of W. SB. Heyburn for senator from Idaho resolutions were passed In many of tho state labor bodies opposing the •lection of Heyburn and endorsing Borah. The American Federation of Labor has Wbrgnnlzers working on a salary and 900 who do the work gratuitous ly. According to tho last report of Mr. Gompers there has been within the past four months an Increase In membership of 200,900. *» The trouble between the Illinois Central railroad nnd the freight em ployes h«s been satisfactorily settled. Hereafter the men will receive 20 cents nn hour for 10 hours' work, 30 cents for overtime nnd 40 cents an hour for Sundays. In return for this raise tho strikers have agreed not to make any further demands for the next year. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Jan. !».— Representatives of the Teamsters' National Union of America an...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 January 1903

4 LABOR DELEGATES RETURN FROM SEATTLE E E Qulnn, who was appointed ' by the trades council to attend the Washington State Federation of La bor convention at Seattle, returned home today, and he expresses him self ns elated over the victory achiev ed by the Spokane delegation In se curing the next convention for this city despite the desperate fight made against them by Everett and Aber deen. "Many resolutions of Importance Vere passed." said Mr. Qulnn. ' One, the principal one in my estimation, was that favoring the organization of the public school teachers into a. union, which should come under the Jurisdiction of the Federation of La bor. At the present time the reputa ANTI-WOLCOTT. DENVER, Col., Jan. 12.—The re publicans of the Colorado legislature have refused to caucus nnd are al leged to have entered into a compact with the democrats for a division of the offices. Mr. Wolcott. republican candidate for United States senator, Wants 3 7 democrats ejected from the house on accoun...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 January 1903

I ONE CENT PER COPY j Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 58. MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR McBRIDE OI,YMPIA, Wash., Jan. 13.—Roth houses met at noon today. After or ganization wns completed, tho first annual message of Governor McUridc flvas read. SUMMARY. Three important subjects are dis cussed by the governor, finances, tax ation and the railway commission. The Indebtedness of the state Is re viewed, careful economy declared ncceFsary, the refunding of debts at a lower rate of interest and the abo lition of certain tax levies are the main features of tho financial pro gram. Increased population has necessi tated Increased expenses and necessi tated the creation of additional reve nues. Tho rate of taxation should not bo Increased, but the taxation more equitably distributed, and the corporations compelled to bear their share. That the railways are taxed nt a smaller proportionate value than other property, and that tho state board of equalization should be cloth ed with power to remedy Is the ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 January 1903

2 TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Eventng Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six certs per week, twenty-five cents per month er S3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers w ill confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or turdy delivery to the office. lie Front Aye. Telepnone Main 375. PostoOee Box 855. "The war of the rebellion,'' says Charles Francis Adams, "was a necessity from the nature of the constitution of the United States, and right with both sides." So far as he can ascertain, every state of the federation became a member of the union with mental reservations, often expressed, grow ing out of local traditions and Interests, in the full and correct under standing of which the action of each must be studied. In the wide discussion which has followed Mr. Adams' speech be fore the New England society, In Charleston, S. C, many new theories regarding the civil war have been advanced. At ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 January 1903

STOCKMEN MEET IN I ANNUAL CONVENTION KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. lJ.—Thei Katlonal Live Stock association con vention opened shortly after 10 •'clock thla morning In the Century theater. After an openlng_prayor ad dresses of welcomsFwere delivered by Governor Dockery and Mayor Reed, followed by responses on behalf of i the visitors. President John W. Springer of | Denver, tn his annual nddress, sum- ! Snarrfe'd the alms of the association and reviewed the half decade of suc cessful work It has accomplished in the Interests of the live stock rais ers. At the same time he emphasised the.j necessity of continued vigilance on the part of the stockmen In order to protect themselves against the forces at work to undermine their In dependence and destroy tho profits of their industry. Secretary Charles F. Martin pre sented an interesting report showing the gratifying growth of the associa tion, which now embraces several COMMENCEMENT. At the High school's commence ment, to be given January 29, ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 January 1903

WEST AT PAYING THE SCHOOL TUITION Tlie Spokane school board has rail ed down upon its head an avalanche of protests over its action in the matter of tuition charges. The statuU provides Hie board with power to «aaot tuition charges for every pupil from districts OVtSidS npokane. Ip to left summer this charge WSS 11 a month, but this charge has since been doubled. The protests which have arisen come from those who live Just out- Side the city limits, but who pay taxes upon busituss property inside the city. INCREASE CAPITAL. The Crystal Marble company, Whose offices are in the Fynvuis block, has just completed supple mentary articles of incorporation, by which the capital stock is increased from 1144,000 to 1100,000, The Incorporators are Robert E. Lee. president; C. F. Conrady, vice president: C. W. Winter, treasurer; c. A. Mants, Secretary; F. A. Chsae, manager. The company's quarries are In Stevens county, about 10 miles from Spokane, and It has a force of from II to 25 men at wor...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 January 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 59. TILLMAN ROASTS KNOX - PREDICTS COAL RIOTS -1 WASHINGTON. Jnn. 14.--The sen ate. In anticipation of the much ad vertised speech of Senator Tillman, wns crowded this morning. Senator Tillman kept a prominent placo in tho halls before assembling, telling other senators what a large number of live wires he had In reserve, and how ho proposed to arraign the presi dent for the coal situation. At 1:30 he began his speech. He Started in by arraigning Senator Al drlch of Rhode Island. He said that If any action was taken In the senate It would be because the republicans had been goaded by the Vest resolu tion Into action. He said that the Senate was callous In refusing aid to suffering people, but it would be taught a severe lesson If coal riots took place, and It wouhl be shown that men won't starve or freeze, but, If necessary, will throttle law to ac complish their ends. Continuing, Senntor Tlllmnn said that the "policy of this governm...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 January 1903

TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except 8 unday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS BERVICE. One rent per copy, six cents per week, twenty five cents per month Br 13 per year, delivered by carrier. No tree copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. BIS Front Aye. Telephone Main 375. Postofflce Box 555. Ordinarily the unmarried woman Is classified In the (.1111(1 category with the mother-in-law, the stove pipe and such other recalcitrant, unmanage able things as may be considered legitimate stock in trade for amateur Joke-smiths and vlnegar-and-wnter cynics. YVe are accustomed from early childhood to regard thorn ns not altogether human, but somewhat different and apart from the woman Who is married. We, somehow or other, acquire the notion that they would have tnarried If they could, and that, having failed, they arc disappointed, desolated and soured. On tho other hand, in our estimate of tho...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 January 1903

PARROT AND MONKEY TRDST IS ORGANIZED NEW •»PRK. .Jan. 14.—A1l the par rots, canaries, monkeys and other caged birds and animals sold in America are henceforth to be handled by a trust. The wholesale dealers and Importers of feathered songsters and four-legged howlers In New York, Chicago, San Francisco and other loading cities began a conference In this city today to perfect a combina tion with 5400.000 capital to control the trade. The prlmnry object of the combination will be to centralise the efforts of the various Importers and curtail expenses. In addition to this It is the purpose of the dealers to make It uncomfortable for the agents TAFT TO STAY. WASHINGTON. Jan. 14.—President Roosevelt bus decided to retain Gov ernor Tuft In his position aa gov ernor of the Philippines. Governor Tnft has cabled his declination of the appointment us a Justice of the supreme court. MINES MUST PAY. JOHANNESBURG. Jan. 14 — Under an agreement Just concluded the Transvaal war contribution by the ...

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