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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 February 1903

4 SNEAK THIEVES HAVE PROFITABLE SESSION Enter a Number of Rooms and Carry Otf a Quan tity of Valuables and Scm3 Cash. Sneak thieves, burglars nnd petty j larceny thieves worked overtime yes-: tefdsy and last night judging from i the numerous complaints to the police today. M. D. Forsong. an rcror. claims 1 that during bis absence yesterday someone entered room 20 of the Metropolitan and broke into his trunk. A revolver, a suit of clothes and fls In cash nre mlrsing. Room 2 of the Galena block was ransacked last night and a pair of gold spectacles and a quantity of postage stamp.- stolen. Dolly Brurs. who occupies room 11 Of the Bellevue house, was very tin- HOTEL ARRIVALS. r ; 1 — SPOKANE. Leonard Ourgrs, San Fromlseo; Mrs. J. H. O'Brjran, Portland: David B. Lick. New York; George W. Kiiin mer, Seattle; (i. J. Tuska, San Fran cisco; Albert E. Lee. San Francisco; E. Lee Camp i, NYw York; Mrs. James A. Dwaln. Olympia; Arti.nr Austin, Philadelphia; Frank Finding, Lorain. O.; Dr. C. H. ...

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. — 26 February 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 96. HOW LOCAL NEWSPAPER TRUST BREAKS FAITH WITH PATRONS 1100 Inches of Advertising Omitted from Country Editions of Local Trust Paper Is the Record For a Single Week in February-Farmers Pay for Whole Newspaper but Get Half of One. EACH OMISSION IS A BREACH OF CONTRACT. To effect s miserable economy, the local Sfewspaper Trust has re peatedly and continuously broken faith with Its advertisers. An advertiser who buys space In a newspaper Is entitled to that space In all editions. When omitted,from certain editions, be Is denied the privi lege of reaching possible clients whom be bas paid to resob, To accomplish a miserly saving la white paper, the ITewspaper Trust bas been tn the habit of cutting Its country edition down to a uniform site of eight pages, no matter bow large a paper was issued la the olty. Sometimes the bulk of advertising was so large that 10 or more pages were necessary to carry it. It made no difference, the adverti...

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. — 26 February 1903

I TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sun Jay by The Press Publishing Ca SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month ttr SS 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. - i ■Kg front Aye. felephone Stain 878. Vosto&oe Bos 555. THE LOVE OF FRANZ AND ANNA. A dispatch from Oberpolltz, Bohemia, states that Franx Rosner and Anna Renner. who had been Indulging in a continuous courtship for 75 years, have been parted by death on their wedding day. Rosner, when he knew that he had but a few hours more to live, sent for his faithful and devoted fiancee, and suggested that they become man and wife before he Undertook the long Journey to the land beyond the grave. The ceremony was performed, and Franze was laid away with his forefathers. What a charming story of a life-long love and fidelity is this! Here was a man whom...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 February 1903

SOCIETY LEADER WHO IS A KLEPTOMANIAC St. Paul Hostess Steals Valuable Fur Wrap From a Guest and Leaves an Imitation Affair in Its Place. "Speaking about thefts, Ml give j you the latest In kleptomania," said I James B. Deyltt, a fur buyer fepre ; Sentlng A. Albrecht & Son of St. Paul, at the Hotel Spokano last night. "It was nt n fashionable roccptton, held recently in St. Paul. As the fCuests were departing ohe of tho Women discovered that her fur wrap, ft coetly nffnlr, hnd been taken and In its plaoe wae found a compara tively cheap article. "A thorough search of the house was made, but the missing garment could not be found. The hostess was loud in expressions of sympathy, but wnn firm In her belief that it had been taken by mistake, and would doubtless be returned. "Sovoral days passed without any trace being found of the missing ar ticle, and the loser determined to Girl Weds Physician Who Effected a Cure. Miss Mary Stone Field Went to Sanitarium and Fell in Love witH Doct...

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. — 26 February 1903

4 GRAND TRUNK WILL RUILD TO THE COAST General Passenger Agent G. T. Bell Says Rumors That Project Has Been Abandoned Are Incorrect. O. T. Bell, general passenger agent of the Grand Trunk, with headquar ters at Montreal, Is expected to ar rive In Spokane tomorrow or Satur day. He has been in southern Cali fornia for his health and is at pres ent In Seattle. Whoa asked concerning the report that the Grand Trunk has .abandoned its project to build a line through to the Pacific coast, he said: "I left Montreal on January 11 and just a short time before then Presi dent Hays of the Grand Trunk gave out a statement that the line to the coast would be built, providing the STRIKE AFFECTS 20,000 PEOPLE. Thomas Lynch, a miner who arriv ed from Phoenix yesterday, speaking of the coal strike in the East Koote nay mines this morning, said: "The miners have a long list of grievances. The companies have not yet given their side of the story to the public, but at present there is no gign of settleme...

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. — 27 February 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 97. WHOLESALE MURDERER PROUD OF HIS CRIMES Albert Knapp Illustrates to Reporters How He Strangled Five Victims-Says He Was Accidentally Prevented From Killing Bride. HAMILTON, 0., Feb. 87.—Every effort is being mode by the police to find the body of Hnnnnli Ooddard and clinch the local murder cases against Albert Knapp, the man who yesterday confessed to five murders. At noon today most of the parties had re turned. It is believed tho box in which Knapp says ho placed the body float ed with the high water and was carried Into the Ohio river. • SMOOT IS NOT A POLYGAMIST. i • ' SALT IjAKE, Feb. 27.—Rev. Rich ard Wake, Methodist and president of the Salt Lake Ministerial association, this afternoon in an interview said: "The action of Dr. Lelllch In swear ing to polygamy charges against Iteed Smoot is entirely unauthorized by the ministerial association. I know noth ing of the charge and think l.cilo h made a mess of it, for now the pu...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 February 1903

s TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except S undsy by The Press Publishing Cot SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month t»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 the office. IAS Pront AT*, felephons Mala 878. Voetomee Boa 888. TURNING MEN INTO MARBLE. JK The Rev. John W. Malcolm of Cleveland is said to have collected an Irreslstable array of proof that Abraham Lincoln never split rails. Parson Weom's good old story of the boy Washington chopping his father's favorite cherry tree with his little hatchet and being unable to lie about it Is also generally discredited In this day. And now l>r. Edward Everett Hale comes forward with the positive as surance that Daniel Webster was not a drunkard; that he knew him inti mately, saw him thousands of times, read thousands of his letters, ran In and out of his house constan...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 February 1903

WIERD TALE OF A MESSENGER AND IDOLS McCarthy's Car is Turned Into a Heathen Joss House But He Gets Even in Character istic Manner. I . To have a car turned Into a heathen Joss house Is not an experience to be relished, according to Express Messenger McCarthy. McCarthy ihas a run east from here on the Qreat Northern. On his trip into Spokane yesterday he 'carried nmong his miscellaneous assortment of eigpress packages two large Idols recently ordered Iff this ■country by the Korean government. These Idols were the cause of Mc- Carthy's troubles. Two foreign priests insisted on accompanying tho idols the entire way from the factory in Connecticut. The Idols were not allowed to be crated, but were set up on a rude nltar nnd the two priests danced attendance on them. MEADOW LARK HERALDS THE COMING OF SPRING The meadow larks nre here, first harbingers of spring. Early In the morn they can be heard whistling their wild melodies. Yes. spring is here, Hooding the land witli Its golden sunsh...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 27 February 1903

I OFFICES AFFECTED BY COMMERCE DEPARTMENT International Revenue Office Only Here to Come Under Jurisdiction of Recently Created Cabinet Position. With the beginning of the fiscal year many branches of the federal service which up to the present time have been under the jurisdiction of the treasury department will be transferred to the new department of commerce and labor. An official copy of the act creating the new department has been sent from Washington throughout the country. It will effect the local federal of fices very little, as there is only one department here, the Internal reve- TO REORGANIZE MINING COMPANY. At the meeting of the directors of the Little Joe Mining company held yesterday It was derided to reorgan ize the company In the near future. Extensive developments thut are pro jected are the reasons given for the reorganisation. It is proposed to put the new company on an assessable basis. The company Is operating on Black Tall mountain in the Kootenai dis trict in ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 28 February 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 98. A FATAL WRECK IS CAUSED BY LANDSLIDE Passenger Train Plunges Into the Tennessee River Near Lenoir City-Three Are Killed and Twenty-four Passengers Are Injured. KNOXVILLE, Term., Feb. 28.— Meagro reports have readied here of the wreck of a passenger train on the Southern railway cut eust of Lenoir City this morning. A section foreman, who brought the news, saw three dead persons and says many *re Injured. Another report says the engineer, fireman, baggageman and several passengers were killed. The cause JUROR ON STRETCHER HEARS THE TESTIMONY ' With a look of mute agony on her face Mrs. H. W. Orton, a slight, pale woman, dressed in gray, sits all day In the criminal court and listens to tho details of her husband's death ns It is told over and over again by the different witnesses. Frank Stents, who drove the wagon that killed her husbund, is evidently disconcerted by tho widow's pros ecco. He told his story in a broken, halting m...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 28 February 1903

TKe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing C& ACRIPPS-McRAE PREBS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six eente per week, twenty-five cente per month Or tt per year, delivered by carrier. No free coplea. Bu\jseMbcrs will confer a favor by promptly reporting all case* of poor or tardy delivery to the office. gig Front At*. Telephone Main 378. Poetofflce Box 655. INVESTING IN CHANCES. Experience with "got-rleh-quh k" concerns Is proving costly to n great many people, but If the experience be properly assimilated It will be worth far more than the lost money to thousands of young men and women who are learning through this means that another man's game is always run for the other fellow's profit. 80 many great fortunes seem to be made In speculation that young men Ore apt to Jump to the conclusion that that Is the only way to get rich, and It Is all the more seductive because It requires no work, either physical pr mental. But the fact Is that the appa...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 28 February 1903

MRS. BOTKIN'S TRIAL WILL BE DELAYED Death of Chief of Police Lees Causes Postpone ment of the Famous California Poisoning Case. FRANCISCO. Feb. It.—The district attorney's office contemplated putting Mrs, Cordelia Botkln on trial tor the second time next week for the alleged murder of Dover (Del.) Vomen, but a further delay In -the fmiou* case appears inevitable. * Preparations to bring the famous cose to trial again have been In progress for many months, but the death of Chief of Police Lees, who was active in the first trial, and several, other things have combined to necessitate the long delay. Mrs. Dotkln, who is spending her fourth year In jail, has lost none of her beauty In prison. She has com fortable quarters in jail and Is said to be happy In the hope that her sec ond trial will result in her acquittal. The arrest and trial of Mrs. Bot kin four years ago attracted national attention owing to the many novel and Interesting features of the ease. In Field of Labor The laundry...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 28 February 1903

4 A SHERLOCK HOLMES DETECTS COAL THIEF "Old Man" Henshaw, a Spokane Inventive Genius, Forces His Neighbor to Put Cartridges in the Stove, Down on Tower Riverside lives "Old Man Henshaw." Henshaw Is an in ventor, although none of his inven tions have been patented. In the rear of Henshaw's cabin Is a little coal box, which at divers times contains coal, sometimes more, generally led*. Of late it has been Icfs at the hour of rising than at the hour of retiring. Through a sort of Sherlock Holmqp process Henshaw deduced that someone was helping liimself to the fuel. Having arrived at this conclusion, his genius was brought to bear upon the subject. Henshaw procured some glue and some cartridges of 88 caliber. He rolled the cartridges In the glue nnd IMPOSED UPON BY YOUNG BEGGAR. North Side residents are up against as smooth a young "grafter" as has Struck that neighborhood In a long time. People who reside outside the police limits are constantly worried by the young man. About two week...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 2 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 99. "SLUSH FUND" WILL MEET EXPECTATIONS Secret Committee Is Reported to Be Doing Good Work and Everybody Paying Up- Surprise in Store for Convention. The end of a very Interesting con versation was heard over the tele phone this afternoon. If the person who accidentally "butted In" had taken down the receiver one minute sooner it Is probable he would have detected the plan of campaign to be Adopted by one of the political parties. The conversation ran In the following strain: "The committee Is doing good Work. Everyone Is paying up and I think the receipts will amount to what was expected." "How übout that other matter?" "\Vvll. say, old man, It Is better not to rib" that up right now. Let us HISTORIC RANCH IS SOLD TO MINING MAN A. B. Rnilton, tho mining man, sold the historic Chief Proof Gulch ranch today* to William Illckard nnd wife of Cripple Creek, Col., for tcr.oo. This property Is nine mtles east of the city and will bo withi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 2 March 1903

TKe SpoKane Press. OEOnOB FTTTsTAaC. Manager. fubhsned Every Evening Except Sunday by Tbe Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPSMcRAE PREB3 SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month WIS per year, delivered by carrier. No free coplea Bu\*erlber« will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. ■16 Front Aye. Telephone Sgnla 378. Foetofßce Boa 655. SPOKANE THEATER—Kate Claxton in "The Two Orphans." AUDITORIUM—"The Man From Sweden." THE GIRLY GIRL'S RETURN. From (hat mysterious seat of judgment where fashions are decreed the edict has come forth that the masculine girl has been deposed and that the Consensus of opinion is in favor of her elder and daintier sister, she of the rose-white complexion, frills and furbelows and scented fan. Whence this supersedeas comes no one can say. Perhaps it is public opinion, not expressed, but quietly enforced. Anyway, the masculine girl Is taking her departure. Mannish ties, tannlsh ...

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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. — 2 March 1903

COMMEMORATE SILVER JUBILEE OF POPE LEO Special Services Are Held in the Main Avenue Chnrch in Honor of the Occasion-Rev. - Goller Preaches Sermon. Yesterday the Catholic churches commemorated the silver Jubilee of Leo Kill. Special services were held In the evening at the Main Avenue church In honor of the occasion. A lecture on the "Life and Work Of Leo XIII." was delivered": by Rev. H. J. Goller, 8. J„ of Goniaga col lege, and at the conclusioS of the services the congregation sang the Telegraphic Briefs. Washington.—Congress will ad journ March 4 and there will be much unfinished business. Tho canal and reciprocity treaties will bo brought to a llnnl vote at an extra session of the senate. Pittsburg, Pa.—A flood is general throughout western Pennsylvania, owing to the rise of the tributaries of the Allegheney and Monongahela rivers. Mills are flooded and 35.G00 men aro temporarily thrown out of employment. Olympia, Wash.—The fiftieth anni versary of tho organization of Wash ingto...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 2 March 1903

4 INFORMATION DEALT OUT BY OBSERVER Charles Stewart Tells Some Woes of the Weather Man and What He Is Expected to Know. Observer Charles Stewart, in charge j (Of the local weather bureau, has ar rived at the conclusion thnt every- j body Is interested In the weather. "The forecasting of the weather." said he this morning "is not the only t Important bureau work. The metere- I ological records kept in each office throughout the country are consulted frequently by men of science, civil engineers, the medical profession, railroads, lawyer and followers of agriculture in all its different branches. In fact, the public in gen eral has occasion to go to the nearest weather bureau office at some time for information. . "The engineer asks for data relat ing to precipitation, temperature, evaporation and humidity for his work; the physician asks for data relating to health; corporations. law BULLET ENDED MURDER TRIAL. JOHN BARBER HEARD ACCUSING VOICES OF HIS CHILD it JEN. THEN SENT A FATAL S...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 3 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPT Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 100. RECOMMENDS "PRESS" BE GIVEN CITY PRINTING Finance Committee. Without a Dissenting Vote, Decides That Competition Should Be Encouraged and That Organized Labor Be Recognized. ■Without a dissenting vote the finance committee of tile city council yesterday decided to recommend that the bid of The Press for the city printing be accepted nnd that The Press be made tho city official paper nnd that the Chronlclo bo made tho second paper. Representatives of ail the bidders, The Press, Spokesman-Review, Chronicle, Bulletin, and Labor Jour nal, appeared before tho committee and discussed the relative merits of their bids, after which the commit tee went into executive session and decided that the lowest and best bid wns that made by The Press, EVIDENCE AGAINST KNAPP IS POSITIVE Body of Woman Found in Ohio River Identified As That of One of the Mur dered Wives. MBW AT,It A NY, Ind., March 3 — Edward King of Cincinnati arrived I here this ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 3 March 1903

TKe SpoKane Press. Published ■very Kvenlng Except Sunday by The Press Publishing C* SCRIPPS McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, sir cents per week, twenty-five cents per month Or S3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Sinjscrlbers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. MS Proat At*. Telephone Mala 375. PostoCce Bos 855. TOBIOBTS AMTTSEMEKTS. SPOKANE THEATER—Kate Claxton In "The Two Orphans." AUDITORIUM—"The Man From Sweden." MONEY DRUNKENESS. It is not generally known that John W. Guiteau, brother of Charles J. Oulteau, who shot Garfield, Is in many respects the greatest statistician In the world. Guiteau Is a veritable crank on figures, but his crankiness Is very profit able. Just now the government Is under contract to pay J23.000 for certain tabulations. The big Insurance companies are his profitable clients. Guiteau Is the only man who has succeeded In getting Inside the books Of Dun's and Bradstroet's commerc...

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

HOMESEEKERS BUY FARMING PROPERTY Seven Persons Acquire Land in the Vicinity of Spokane, the Aggregate Price Paid Being $26,000. Soven families reeontly arrived In the city In the vanguard of this sea- Son's homeseekcra have bought farm ing property near Spokane through Phil T. Becher & Co. The' aggregate* price paid was more than |lt,ooo. The real estate deals referred to were us follows: D. J. Burk to M. Van l.euven of Missouri, 16Q acres on Half M ion prnlrle, $8600; Mrs. Cora E. Hayes to W. M. Van l.euven, 160 acres adjoin ing the first named purchase of Mr. Van Leuven, 18000; A. J. MeMahon to James Lohrey of lowa, one-half sec tion near Wayside, partially Improv ed, J4600; J. E. Murphy to Charles Dohrey of lowa, a quarter section of Pope Celebrates His Silver Jubilee. Scene at St. Peter's One of Marvelous Drill iancy—-Magnificent Topaz Is Presented by Citizens of Naples. home, March 3. —The pope cele brated tin' twenty-fifth anniversary of Ills coronation today with great so...

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