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

4 TO MAKE A FENCER OF THE PRESIDENT r.AI.TIMORE, Feb. 13—Professor Ocneroso Pnvcse Is to make nn ex pert swordsman of President Roose velt. That was the decision arrived at in the interview between the president and the exponent of the modern Ital ian school of fencing at the White House. The president told the professor that he had had singlestick, bayonet and broadsword exercise, and had also used the old-time foils, but he!' thought he could get better exercise out of the rapier and the new foils, ji This sentiment Professor Pavese | not only Confirmed, but declared that j i the rapier was the best possible ex- j i ercise for the president) that It would t not only exercise bis muscles and fur- t nlsh mental recreation, but would prove refreshing to his eyes. CRIMINAL DOCKET. Judge Richardson this morning set the following cases for trial: F. Ber gen, charged with assault with a deadly weapon with Intent to kill, February 23; Ed Bloom, ( barged with robbery, February 17; De Rocks...

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. — 14 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. 86. CHRISTIANITY DEMANDS , BURIAL OF THE DEAD Catholic and Protestant Clergy Aroused Because the Body of M. Herbert Has Been Kept Above Ground for Two Years. For two long years the body of W. W. Herbert has been denied the rights of Christian burial. The refusal to consign the remains of a human be ing to the grave has stirred up the Indignation of those who believe in living up to the laws of Christianity nnd the teachings of the church. To bury the dead is one of the precepts which every good citizen follows without thought of quibbling. And now that it comes to light that in civilized Spokane, down In a cold, damp und dismal Cellar, encased in an old dirty box and thrown away among a heup of rubbish Is If It wore a thing to be spurned tho body of n man has been lying for two years the feelings of people who have lived in accordance with the principle...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 February 1903

t THe SpoKane Press. m OSOBOB PUT-SAM, Manager. Published Every Evening Except Bunday by The Press Publishing C< SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS BERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month Mfl 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. •16 Pront Aye. Telephone Mala 375. Vostoffioe Bos 555. Ed. Pre 6«: The editorials of The Press differ from any I have seen in fcny other secular newspaper. They are unique, striking and heart-searching. Tou are not trying to run the politics of the country. Tou are engaged In a better business. You are entering into the dally lives of the people. And I And the people are reading these editorials and talking about them. You are affecting the public morals, making the world better. You ought to select some of these editorial gems and make a book of them. E. L. T. The Tress prints this letter, one of many, with a similar to...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 February 1903

Jir The Local Playhouses. Spokane — Monday, Oordon-Shay Grand Opera company in "II Trova tore"; Tuosday, "Carmen"; Wednes day, Charles B. Hanford In "The Old Guard" and "The Taming of the Shrew"; Thursday. "Much Ado About Nothing"; Friday. Saturday matinee and night, Mdrray and Mack in "A Night on Broadway." Audltorlum—Monday and Tuesday, "Weary Willie Walker"; Thursday, Friday and Saturday matinee and night. Itlce's comedians in "My Friend From India" and "Whose Baby Are You?" J. Saunders Oordon has arranged for two apponrances at the Spokane theater of tho Gordon-Shay Grand Opera company. If the indications nre not over sanguine, this will be a musical event. The prima donna. Hose Cecilia ■hay, is young and handsome and has a voice of rare beauty and pro nounced dramatic power. Beginning her musical studies in her home city, Cincinnati, she finish ed at the Milan conservatory, and made her professional debut at La Scale, the most famous opera house it Italy. The associate artists ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 14 February 1903

« BIG BILLS HANDLED BY THE LOCAL BANKS Did you ever see a J.IOOO bill? There Is just one in the bank vaults of Spo kane at present, and that one Is held by the Traders' National bank. It is seldom that the banks receive ro large n bill on deposit, and when one of more than the ordinary denom ination is received It is usually held until a large shipment of money is made to some out-of-town institution. A number of $1000 bills nre used. It is hard to believe, but neverthe less a fact, that $500 bills are handled every day by the banks, b tsi "Grafters" Solicit for Fake Directory Two "grafters." who represent themselves as Hie authorized agents of the trades Council, are soliciting advertisements for a fake labor di rectory. The secretary of the council has sent out a warning to business men to be on the watch for the men. as they ate Impost is of the worst kind. Nobody has received any au thority to get up a labor directory X.AROEST EVER CAPTURED TAKEN FROM THE PACIFIC AT BAN DISCO. S...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 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. 87. CORTELYOU'S NAME SENT IN sw%sl President Roosfltfl Nominates Him for Secretary of New Department of Commerce anJ Labor. WASHINGTON, Fob. H.—Presi dent Roosevelt Hon! to the senate this morning the* nomination of George v. Cortelyou to be secretary of the new department of commerce nnd labor. It Is announced on high authority thut James Garfield, son of the mar tyr president, now civil service com ■ ynlssloner. will be appointed commis sioner of corporations under the new department Th senate today passed with nn amendment , t!, ° «*■»■■ inn which >M " v ™% $• house, A resolution offered by Mr. Hale was passed direct.'* lll Secretary of tho Navy Moody to notify M** * en ' NEW YORK STILL IN GRASP OF BLIZZARD NEW YORK, Feb. 16. —Tho blizzard continues here. Street traffic is blocked nnd all wire communication is seriously interfered with, in some di...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 February 1903

2 The SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. 3 One cent per copy, six oents per week, twenty-five cents per month Or 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 ofllce. «Ie rront in. Telephone Main 375. Postofllce Box 655. COAL DUTY AND PRICES. Some of the senators. While cheerfully complying with the popular de mand and voting for the removal of th.' duty on coal, exppressed doubt of any practical results. Tho duty of 67 cents a ton on soft coal, argued Dalzell, Payne and some others, has not been eufflclent to shut out foreign competition, particularly When the prices In this country have been so enormousty advanced above the normal. We all know that if It had not been thought the duty would enable home, producers to charge higher prices than they could without it, It would not have been imposed. If somebody...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 February 1903

HISTORICAL ESTATE 1 IS ORDERED SOLD £ *' ' JBta Mount Airy, in Maryland, Was Granted to the Cal vert Family by King Charles I ! of England. v ' BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 16.—8y tordcr of court, Mount Airy, the co lonial estate of the Calvert family In Princo Ooorge's county, was put tip for sale- today. ■ Miss Hleanora Calvert died last summer, arid as there are nbout seven Heirs to the property the court has ordered it to be sold so that It can be divided. Mount Airy was granted to the Cal- Vert family in 1652 by King Charles I. of England. " The tract of land contained 10,000 acres originally, but GIVEN BRONZE MEDAL Parle Exposition of 1900 Confers Honor Upon Anolent Order of Hibernians. The local lodges of the Ancient Order of Hibernians announce that the national body Is Ih receipt of a distinctive honor conferred upon It by tho Paris exposition of 1900. On account of Its great excellence ns an organization it has been awarded a bronze medal. Tho medal was for warded by Commissioner ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 16 February 1903

4 SHOWS THE GROWTH OF CATHOLIC CHORGH Catholic Directory Gives Total Population in This Country and Foreign Possesions as 18.853,951 Copies of the now Catholic direc tory of the Tnitcd States for 1903 have arrived in Bpo Katie. The figures show that the Catholic population of this country Is now 11,218,710. Then there arc also (,StS,9BB In the Philippines, 100 in Guam. 1000 In Samoa. 953.212 in Porto Rico and 53.000 In Hawaii. This makes a grand total of 18,853,- Bal Catholics at present living under the Jurisdiction of the Stars and Stripes. 'In considering these statistics." Fays the preface to the directory, "it Is well to bear in mind that Catholic population statistics are always very conservative. Usually tin y fall con siderably below the real number." NEW DEFENDER WILL BE SHAPED LIKE A SCOW. THE HESKESHOrr YACHT WHICH WILL DEFEND THE CUP AGAINST SHAMROCK HI. IS BEING BUILT ON DIFFERENT LINES THAN HEB PREDECESSORS. NEW YORK. It.—Th* new cvp defender now being built by the Hcl...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE ENTITLED TO THE USE OF THE UNION LABEL. ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 88. ORGANIZED LABOR DEMANDS ITS RIGHTS OF COUNCIL IN CITY PRINTING CONTRACT TKe following' resolution was adopted by tKe City Council in September, 1901: "Be It Resolved, THat Hereafter all city printing', including' tKe official paper, sKall be let only to such offices as are entitled to use tKe Union Label." Union labor In Spokane now has an opportunity to find out Its real friends in the city council, nnd also an opportunity to unmask Its ene mies. At tonight's council meeting bids for the city printing for the ensuing year will be opened and the action taken upon the bids will show tho people where each councilman stands. Upon the records of the council proceedings stands a resolution to the effect that city work he let to Anns entitled to the union label. Whether the councllmen were sinoess in adopt ing this resolution and will govern their actions b...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 February 1903

9 TKe SpoKane Press. OBOBOE PTTTKAM. Manager. Published Every Evening Except Sun Jay by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month Or 13 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all eases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. en Froat Aye. Telephone MsJa 37U Postofae* Bos BBS. CHIVALRY NOT DEAD YET. | The sweet old chivalry of poetry and story still exists In real life. There has arisen a hero In Hooslerdom who revives the sometimes flagging faith in human nature. This hero's name Is Teeters—plain Teeters. It Is not a name as sug gestive of romance as some others, hut It was good enough for a real hero. A few years ago, Teeters, a struggling but worthy young farmer, ran away with and married the daughter of a wealthy man in a nearby village. It was a love match, everybody said; just the sort to delight all romantic young hearts. Children and p...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 February 1903

CHINESE HOBO'S TRIP IN REFRIGERATOR CAR Hop Sing Arrives in Spokane and Immediately Begins to JCe-ebrate a Belated New Years, Hop Sing, the eccentric Chinese hobo, struck: town this morning op board the Great Northern flyer. Hop Is perhaps tho only Chinese hobo HOW In tbes* parts. , Although plentiful In California, this specie of tramp Is a novelty here, especially In tho winter. Hop landed from the flyer all nsprawl and chilled to the marrow, having boarded the train at Hlllyard, to which point he had ridden from Kalispell In a refrigerator car. Immediately he espied his old chum. Jlra of the Qreat Northern lunch counter, and a general jollitl catlou resulted, during which the two played h.in,Until with a jumble of choice Chinese calculated to warm the heart of tho forlorn and frozen Hop. who expressed his gratlllentlon An an admixture of language and ges tures heside which the bows and Brief Bits of News. ■ All the shingle m»Hs of tho city have consolidated and are now known ns t...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 17 February 1903

OPENS PARLIAMENT WITH GREAT POMP King Edward's Pageant Makes a Spectacle Which Appears to Reward the Crowds GathereJ to Witness It. T,ONPON\ Feb. 17—King Eld Ward opened parliament this afternoon with a ceremonial in all essential re spects similar to that of the ny,, preceding sessions of his reign, The procession to the house of, lords was or.c of the F'ime character ns that Witnessed on the occasion of the opening of the session of last year, and within was seen the Same rtate pageantry, historic dresses and revival of ancient forms. His majesty appeared entirely re covered from his recent Illness. With the two central figures, the king and queen, so easily seen md so Ror geously clad, with the brilliant escort of Life guards, whose bands kept constantly playing, the crowds seem* cd to feel rewarded for their long wait by a spectacle of Considerable Interest. BEET SUGAR FACTORY FOR NORTH YAKIMA NORTH YAKIMA. Wash., Feb. 17. •—The beet sugar factory for North Yakima seems to be as...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 February 1903

THE PRESS IS THE ONLY DAILY IN SPOKANE ENTITLED TO THE USE OF THE UNION LABEL. ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 89. THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS SAVED TO SPOKANE DV THE" PRESS" Public printing is no longer a private graft in Spokane. The looting of the city treasury by the local Newspaper Trust has been stopped. By its bids for city printing last night the Trust confesses that it is overcharging the city under the present contract sixty per cent. The Trust now offers to print for thirty cents what the city has had to pay it seventy-five cents for, and also offers to print for fifty cents, what it is now charging $1.10 for. And the sole cause of the saving to the tax payers of thousands of dollars is the competition of THE PRESS. What THE PRESS has done for the taxpay ers it is doing for the merchants of Spokane. Bids wcro opened last night by the city council for the city printing for the ensuing year. Theso bids show on their face that the city Is being overcharged 60 per...

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. — 18 February 1903

I 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 •r fS 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. 816 Front Aye. Telephone Main 375. Postofflc* 80S 655. BAER SEES HIS FINISH. Baer, tho coal baron, has had another violent breaking out at the mouth. He Is not satisfied with the Justice he Is getting In tho strike arbitra tion. He roundly abuses President Roosevelt, the. strike commission, the Civic federation, labor unionism and the public In general. Some popular acceptances of the morul law ho declares to be all wrong, and not at all in accordance with Ids own religious belief that he and the divinity aro in partnership. Ho is laboring under an erroneous mental strain—this Baer. He broadly Insinuates that the president and congress aro intimid...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 February 1903

COUNCIL TO CONSIDER FRANCHISES FRIDAY WW Take lip Applications of Jay P. Graves, the (j Washington Water Power Company aid Spokane Light & Power Company. Charles E. Flemmlng was appoint ed city clerk to succeed Harry Gib bon at last night's council meeting. Mr. Gibbon's resignation will take effect March 1. President Hand and Councllmen Johnson, Foster and Boyd paid high tributes to Mr. Glb bobn's efficiency in the position from which ho is to retire. The auditing committee rendered bills to tho city to the amount of $11,169.43. On a separate sheet bills to the amount of $52.26 were filed without recommendation. The bills wore ordered paid. A petition signed by shout 75 per eons asking that pedlers be allowed to sell their wares in the business dis trict as heretofore and that tho ordi nance prohibiting such sales bo not passed was referred. J. 3. Browne, Miles Polndoxter and E. Davidson, bwners of North Bide property, headed a petition asking that the Washington Water Power HOT...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 18 February 1903

4 RAILWAY-BILL FORCES WIN DECISIVE VICTORY rhey Vote Down Report to Indsfinitel/ Postpone Commissbn Measure by a Vote of 49 to 41. dLiMPTA, Wash., rob 18.—A de risive victory was won by the rail road commission bill forces In the house yesterday afternoon when nfter a strenuous fight a report to Indefi nitely postpone the bill was defeated by a voto of 49 to 41. At one stage of the proceedings Speaker Hare arbitrarily declared ths motion to Indefinitely postpone the bill carried by viva voce vote, nnd Utterly failed to heed the loud cries for a roll call. During the noon hour denunciations of Hare's remarkable and arbitrary action followed and a protest was drawn up by Representative T„lndsley Will Inherit Father's Title. Sang-hter of Lord Wolseley Will Be come Viscountess by "Special Remainder." LONDON, Feb. 18.—The Honorable Frances Wolseley, only daughter of Field Marshal Viscount Wolseley, is one of the few women in England who will Inherit their fathers' titles. In ordinary cas...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 February 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 90. OPEN FIGHT AGAINST "CLOSED TOWN" POLICY Bowers and Liquor Dealers Have Secret Committee Work ing Among Saloon Men Asking Them to Help Defeat Reform Movement. The following letter has been re ceived by every Saloonkeeper In the City: "At a meeting held Saturday after noon a committee was appointed to call on you In a day or two nnd ex plain the object that we must ac complish, and which will be to your Interest. "We heartily endorse the plan nnd beg of you to give the matter your earnest consideration and co-operate with the committee after same hns cnlled and explained the object we have In view. Yours truly, "Spokane Brewing & Malting Co. "Hleber Brewing & Malting Co. FALLS INTO SHAFT AND ESCAPES UNHURT Nevada City Young Woman Stumbles Into Aban doned Pit During Storm and Drops Twenty=flve Feet. Nevada city. Fob. it.—som Ma bel Hecker had ■ thrilling experience during the heavy storm. Miss Hook er Is the daughter of a d...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 February 1903

9 TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Oe. I SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS BERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month »r IS per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to tho office. «Ie Pront Aye. Telephone Main 378. Postofllce Box 555. COLLEGES AND CENSUS. President Eliot of Harvard has made another startling observation. He has discovered that college education Is liable to cause extinction of tho people of the United States. He shows that, In proportion to the increase of our universities, the population will decline and disappear. Ho would shorten the college course to enable men to quit school earlier and marry before they become enervate. Harvard graduates, he says, don't marry, or, if they do, they contribute elightly, if at all, to tho population. He says the same Is truo of college graduates in general. If all this...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 19 February 1903

MERE. IS E. J. ARNOLD, THE PROMOTER OF THE GEt-ftICH-QUICIt SCHEME. ACT I Scene: aet-Ittch-Qulek Office. Enters Prospective "Investor." Manager: Good day, sir. Prospective "Investor"; Howdy? Is this the place that offers 50 per cent per day on all savings? Manager: It Is. The Night Illumi nation und Turf Co. P. "I.": Is It safe* Manager: Perfectly. Three hun dred per oent per weoK guaranteed. P. "I.": How do you make such enormous Interest? Manager: Well, yon see, we have Just purchased the face of the full moon and have deposited a deed to It ns collateral Willi one of the Iwtnks. We have an lnfnllthlo system of hank making, too. Can't lose. That's all tharo is to It. P. "I.": Goodness, gracious. Guar anteed? Manager: Oh. yes, you see. even NEW SCALE WILL 60 INTO EFFECT MAY I Contractors Notified That They Must Be Prepared to Meet Raise Proposed by the Bu Ming Laborers. The members of the building trades committee are Incensed over an ar ticle which appeared yesterday. B, 8. PotttS...

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