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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 7 February 1903

4 FURNITORE OUTLOOK CONTINUES EXCELLENT Frank H. Grote. president of the i Grote-Rankln Furniture company, re- j turned last evening from a success ful business trip in the east. He Is enthusiastic over the general business conditions there nnd states that they have influence on the Spo- I kane trade. "The manufacturers In Chicago," said Mr. Grote. "are at present trou- j Wed with a striae among the work ers. This time it is believed the men have gone too far. with the result thnt the factory owners have prep arations well In hand for bucking the strike movement. "Grand Rapids," which I visited, la the greatest furniture center In the whole world nnd the factories there nre turning out nothing but the highest grade of goods. Cheap fur- WAGGONER RETURNS. E. F. Waggoner, general ngent for the McCormick division of the Inter national Harvester company, return ed this morning from a business trip to Chicago, where he made his sixth annual contract aa general agent for eastern Washington...

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 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE EMPLOYING UNION LABOR IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ONE CENT PER COPY CARRIERS WANTED. NO. 81. MAIDEN MASQUERADES GARBED IN MALE ATTIRE Pretty Girl, Thrown Upon the World, Cuts Her Hair, Learns to Smoke and Earns Her Living as a Messenger Boy. Masquerading In boy's clothes that She might better earn a living, Maude Cox head, a pretty IC-ycar-old girl, was today taken Into custody by tho police and turned over to the Salva tion Army matron. Maude told a pitiful tale to Chief Reddy. A foundling, she was taken into the family of a railway con tractor named Coxhead, who last liv ed at Nelson, B. 0. 1000 NATIVES LOST IN SOUTH SEA STORM SAN FItANCISCO, Feb, 9.—Tahltn advices state that on January 2 a huge tidal wave combined with n terrific hurricane swept tlie Society tsJands. causing the death of 1000 People, of whom all but nine were natives. The Islands arc only nt nn eleva tion of 20 feet, and when the storm came the Inhabitants climbed the POPE STILL ILL...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 February 1903

» THe SpoKane Press. ttanshed 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 Sr 83 per year, delivered by cnrrler. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. •16 Front Aye. Telephone Main 378. Postofflce Bos 555. GOD AND A WRECK. Not the least shocking phase of the New Jersey Central wreck In which SO persons were burned to death and 4ft others Injured, is the fact that In some minds Divine Provldenco must be held among tho responsible parties. It will be recalled that Coal Magnate Baer, who Is president of this rail road, once .mnuom-ed that ho was In partnership with God and In business matters was acting as His representative. Thus tho odium of the coal strike and fuel famlno was sought to bo Shifted to the shoulders of the Almighty. And now. on tho same ground, the blame for the New Jersey wreck may...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 February 1903

GOOD ACCOMPLISHED BY POPE LEO XIII The Catholics of Spokane are pre paring to celebrate in a befitting man ner on February 20 tho twenty-fifth anniversary of the coronation of Pope Loo XIII. All Christendom will Join in commemorating the day by the solemnity of the papal Jubilee. Twenty-five years Is tho usual meas ure of a long life of labor. History later will decide what rank Leo XIII. Will take among the groat popes. There are four classes of popes: The saints, the learned men, the re formers, the statesmen—St. Pius V., Gregory VII., Innocent HI.. Stxtus V. —but the papacy has never had • a pope of glfta so universal as Leo. Coining at the meeting point of two periods, at the parting of the roads of a civilisation whose lights nnd shadows date from the council of Trent to the oouncll of the Vati can, and also at tho dawn of a period whose interests he wishes to turn toward a higher life, the present pon tiff has been termed the "universal man." "He is the "director" In all do ma...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 February 1903

4 MEN MIXED UP IN BIG NEW YORK PLOT TO "SWEAR OFF" ASSESSMENTS. Baer, Sawyer anu the Springers are the men arrested. Baer is librarian of the New York city hall. The other three are race track habitues. The charge is that, using the city hall library ns headquarters, the hand has been making enormous sums of money by persuading rich taxpayers to have "dummies" go l, t fore the tax commissioners, personate the taxpayers and "swear oft" or obtain reductions of the assess ments. Beacofd is District Attorn y Jerome's detective. He obtained the evidence by applying to the alleged conspirators for n job as "dummy." being Introduced to a tax commissioner, impersonating Bryant, »ho Is a diamond merchant, and procuring a reduction of Bryant's assessment from $80,000 to $10,000. Labor Leaders Hush to Mayor's Defense. The lahor organization? nre up In! ftrms against Rev. George It. Wallace and Rev. O. W. Van Osdel, who an nounced yesterday that Mayor Byrne's administration has failed to j dese...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE EMf LOVING UNION LABOR IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ONE CENT PER COPTf Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 82. SOCIETY LEADERS FLEE FROM MANY CREDITORS Household Goods and Personal Baggage of Contractor W. R. Ryan and His Family Siezed. Leave on Short Notice. Many people arc wondering at the Builden exit of the Ilyan family—Mr. Mid Mrs. William P. Ryan and three charming daughters. Business reverses are said to have Involved the Hyans to such an extent thta they found it quite Impossible to "keep up." Tiuir residence at 121!) Fifth avenue wa« one of the swclUst appointed In the City. Furni ture of the most expensive kind and Up to date styles, pictures and paint ings, beautiful rugs, etc., adorned the spacious apartments. And all unpaid for. PACIFIC SQUADRON AWAITING ORDERS SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10.—Sailing orders for the Pacific squadron, now assembled In the bay of San Fran cisco, nre momentarily expected, and there is much anxious speculation as to whithe...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 February 1903

2 THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One e*nt per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month Or t3 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. BIS Front Aye. Telephone Stein 375. PoltotT.ro Bex 555. AN OLD, FAMILIAR STCRY. It Is only uttering a platitude to say that in some things all men are pretty much alike. . And just about as tame is the well-worn remark that In rertain essential points all women are as like as pejis. But. platitudes or not. these things are true, and occasion has come when it is necessary to say them. The cable tells of a sensational scene In which the czar of Russia and a Polish ballet girl whom he had one favored and then fotgotten were the figures. The czar had once known the girl—too well—lf reports are reliable, but he had then put her out of his life and out ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 10 February 1903

Carpenters Will Not Ask Increased Wages, According to the belief of the archi tects of the city, Spokane will wit ness the erection of many new build ings beginning with the opening of spring. Plana are already being drawn Tor many structures, consisting chief ly of business blocks and apartment buildings, and the prospective build ers state that the only obstacle they foitr may be excessive demands on tho part of labor. George Yon BsohSn, business agent for the carpenters" union. Insists that Bo far as his craft Is concerned the promoters of the new buildings need not feel that any demands will be made this year, as the time Is not "rip- for such action to be taken. Said Jdr. Yon Kschen: "The carpenters' nnlon is rtiled by common sense. We look as much to the Interest of employers as we do to our own, and we do nothing; to hinder the growth of the olty. Our union believes in progress. Conse quently we would be far from taking an action that would work as a detri ment to business me...

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

4 EX-SENATOR WILSON TALKS OF HIS DEFEAT Praises Senator=Elect Ankeny as the Man for the Place=»He Still Has Aspirations for National and Party Honors. Hon. John 1,. Wilson takes a philo sophical view of his defeat at Olym pla for reelection to the United States senate. As he sat at ease among the books of his library, be welcomed The Press reporter to bis presence and immedi ately began to discuss the political incidents of the past and to foretell the probable results of the future. The prevalent belief that Levi An keny's victory has forever crushed the Sit-Senator's aspirations for national honors is without foundation. It is his Intention now more than ever to wage a hard battle kn the TWO GROCERS BUNCOED BY A SIMPLE GAME Two small grocery firms on River side have arrived at tho conclusion that they have been neatly cheated cut of $10 eeuh and that there are Mill tricks in use by the fertile bunco man that they had not heard of. This fact didn't dawn on them un til at least an h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE EMPLOYING UNION LABOR IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 83. SALT LAKE BUSINESS DISTRICT IN FLAMES A Disastrous Fire Starts at 3 O'clock This Morning Causes Losses Aggregating Three-quarters of a Million Dollars. SAT.T TjAKR, T'tah, Feb. 11.—One Of the most destructive fires In the history of Salt Lake started in tho business district of tho city at 3 o'clock this morning and seven hours later was not yet under control. The lire started In the Alias block, a Ilve-story structure built of white stone, and spread with great rapidity to the Central block. Firemen were unable to check the progress of the flames nnd part of the D. F. Walker Mocks has also been destroyed. DEMAND FOR LUMRER EXCEEDS THE OUTPUT 11. C. Lindsay, a saw mill expert In the employ of the Crow's Nest Pass Lumber company of Wardner, B ,Om has returned from an extended trip from the cast, where he has been buying machinery for his company, Sir...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 February 1903

9 THe SpoKane Press. Published Lvery Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Ce. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESB BERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month •r |3 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. gig front ATS. Telephone Mala 378. Postofflce Box aSS. DR. HALES MILLIONS. Dr. Edward Evere tt Hale tells us what he would do with a million dol lars. If he had them. The fact that he hasn't grot a million dollars and Is not likely ever to have any amount at all approximating: it, only renders his proposed plan for using; it all the more Interesting. ■What men who have that much money do with It wo all know. They mostly try to buy happiness with it and succeed In getting only a poor tinsel Imitation; or else they use it as a nucleus for still greater wealth. It is all very prosaic and commonplace, and unsatisfying—these uses to which a million dol...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 February 1903

STOLE MOTHER'S RING . TO BUY A LICENSE ST. VAVU Feb. 11.—After stealing his mother's wedding ring and pawn ing it for enough money to pay the expenses of his own marriage, Patrick Faltice, a 16-year-old boy, who has been living with his parents at No. 314 First avenue, southeast, Minne apolis, ran away from his home Wednesday and was married to Mary Casey, a girl no older than himself. The marriage ceremony was perform ed by Court Commissioner CJalliuk of this city. The elopement and subsequent dis appearance of the youthful bride and bridegroom has caused the greatest excitement. After the marriage Faltice returned Ghief Justice Reaches .Age of Retirement. WASIIINOTON, Feb. 11—Chief Justice Fuller reached the age of 70 today and thereby becomes eligible for retirement on full pay. There have been rumors during the last year that the chief Justice would quit the bench, but as he Is still full of mental and bodily vigor des pite his three score and ten years It is not regarded as lik...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 11 February 1903

4 local nil w in i m m mmw A large nnd enthusiastic audience witnessed the opening performance of the sacred opera. "Belshazzar." at the Auditorium last night. The chorus work was the principal feature and It was so good that many professional companies would find it a difficult matter to Improve upon the ensemble singing of the local societies. The soloists are also deserving of praise for their share in an excellent entertainment. Some of the voices nre a trifle light for a large theater, hut all the principals acquitted them selves like old timers and won de served applause. Dr. R. A. Heritage was a dignified Belshazzar and Jesse Buchhols was good as Daniel. La Hue PetTlne as -mm: i now or IIUIIII PHI. HELEN BOYER, WHO PLATS ZOAN IN "CORIANTON." "Corianton" is the attraction an nounced by Manager Hayward for the latter part of the present week at the Auditorium. It is a play treat ing of the unusual theme of ancient America, and is therefore a conspicu ous novelty in tin dramatic...

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

THE PRESS IS THE-ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE EMPLOYING UNION LABOR IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ONE CENT PER CORY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. I NO. 84. BAER'S FIRST CONCESSION TO ANTHRACITE MINERS After a Scathing Speech the Reading President Offers to Make the Present Wage Scale Minimum Basis for Three Years to Come. ' PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 12.—Presi dent Baer made 5 brilliant speech be fore the coal strike commission to day. He made no attempt at rhetori cal flourish, hut In the plainest Anglo- Saxon attacked the miners' Civic fed eration, the national legislators, nt Washington and outsiders, to whom he referred ns "meddlers." He con cluded by making a proposition to tho miners, it being the first con cession ever made by him. It was that the rate of wages now paid bo tho minimum basis for the next three years from November 1 to April, all other than-contractors to be allowed a 5 per ooltT advance. HID $2,000,000 IN PAINTINGS IN ATTIC NEW YORK, Feb. 12.—"Samson nnd the Philistines," by Rubens, 16...

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

TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing C* SCRIPPS-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 n favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor Or tardy delivery to the office. 616 Front Aye. Telephone BCaln 378, Foetofflce Boa 555. A COMMUNITY'S RIGHT Has the president of the United States a right to force a federal official Upon a community against the unanimous protest of its inhabitants? That, In essence, is the question involved in the appointment of colored postmasters in the south. It is not a question of color at all. It Is a ques tion of a community's right to have ita officials acceptable to its c'tizens. If the president has legal right to use the military power of the United Btates to force a repugnant official upon a southern community he has the same right to force a repugnant official upon a northern communit...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 February 1903

OUTPUT OF GOAL IN STATE OF WASHINGTON TACOMA, Feb. 12.—State Coal Mine Inspector C. F. Owen's annual report shows continued progress made in the coal and coke industry In the state, notwithstanding the fall ing oft of trade in the California mar ket nnd the Hawaiian islands due to the Introduction of oil as a fuel. This trade, however, Mr. Owen pa renthetically says, has been to 11 con siderable extent recovered in the past , four months. Tho increase in the Puget sound shipping and railroad transportation, together with the In creasing amount of coal demanded in the growing factories, is also adding St largo local market. In 1901 the mines of the state pro duced 2,466,190 tons of coal of all grades. The value of this at tho mine was f4,868,394.50. Of tho coal mined, 1,128,528 tons, valued at It,- --654.553.75, at tide water, wero ex ported. In 1902 the mines of the state pro duced 2,690.789 tons, valued at $5,300,- --854.22. Of this 860,5.6 tons, with a value at tide water of $2,17...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 12 February 1903

HISTORY OF FAMILY OF FAMOUS SWINDLERS. PARIS, Feb. 12.—The Humbert trial was resumed today, but little. Important testimony was brought out by the prosecution. The most colossal swindle France -—possibly the world—has ever seen Is that for which the Humberts are now brought to trial. For 20 years this swindle was kept np and confiding bankers and others are Joosers to the extent of $12,000,- --000. Practically nothing of this great amount has been recovered. In 1878 Mile. Therese d'Aurignao, daughter of a prominent man in a provincial town, was married to Frederic Humbert, son of a famous Paris lawyer and politician, who, in his day, held cabinet positions. It was said at the time that her dowry was $20,(100,000. This sum, it was said, was in the form of an inheri tance from a rich American, Robert Henry Crawford. Just ns Mme. Humbert wns about to enjoy her fortune there appeared in Paris, the story goes, two young men, Henry nnd Robert Crawford, Americans, who announced that they w...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE EMPLOYING UNION LABOR IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 85. NEW COMMISSION BILL INTRODUCED IN SENATE Tolman Will Try to Have Passed Measure Providing for Election of Railway Commissioners Similar to that of Supreme Judges. ' OLTMriA, Wash., Feb. IS.—Sena tor Tolman of Spokane this afternoon Introduced an eleetlva railroad com mission bill in the senate. The bill follows the same lines as the old bill, except In the elective feature. The same powers are con ferred on the commission as in tho 'A'olman-Dix bill, which was killed In the senate Inst 'Wednesday. The new bill provides for the elec tion of the commissioners Instead of for the appointment as In the pre vious bill. The election shall be sim ilar to tho election of supreme Judges, so that If the Judiciary Is SLUGGER INDICTED. BOSTON, Feb. 18.—This morning fie grand Jury Indicted Berry, the negro, for the murder of Clara Mor ton nnd Alice McPhee. He Is ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 13 February 1903

8 TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per montb Sjr J." 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. 616 n-ont Aye. Telephone Mr in 373. Postoffloe Box 655. THE CHARACTER OF IMMIGRANTS. Hundreds of newspapers and scores of magazino writers have taken ■ shot at the character of the immigrants who are pouring into the United States by the thousands. The danger signal has been hoisted by men who surely can not have made a study of the virtues of the foreign born and the faults of Amer icans. It Is charged that many of the newcomers cling to the customs nnd languages of Europe; that they live, net and feel very much as they did before they found homes in this good land, and therefore are not good Americana, Isn't a good Italian, Russian or German a....

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

fl C. PlatU-Pitiful Wreck Once Famous Politician. WASTIINGTON, Feb. 13.—Foreign tourists who lament tho absence of ruins in this country have missed tire eenate. There they might see any day the crumbling remains of some celebrated statesmen. Piatt of New SENATOR PLATT OF NEW YORK. fYork feebly totters In like an old man In a play. Vest of Missouri Is nlraoat carried to his seat by an at tendant, nnd falls back helplessly In tho cushioned chair. llawley of Connecticut, who has been long ab sent, steadied himself by means of the desks and dragged his way with RECOMMEND INCREASE IN SALOON LICENSES Tho charter revision committee met In the city hnll Inst night and with one exception voted to recommend an increase In saloon licenses from $500 to $1000. Four committees attended Un meet Ing, those of the city council, chamber of commerce, taxpayers' league and the trades council. Al derman N. 9. Pratt will Introduce the resolution at the next council meet ing and after passing that body I...

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