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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 20 March 1903

BUNGLE OF HANGMAN DECAPITATES MURDERER Gruesome Spectacle at Execution of Ole Oleson. Blood Drenches the Sheriff and Spectators. ATTKIN'. Minn.. March 10.— i Through a bungle In adjusting the noose, the hanging of Ole Oleson. a wealthy farmer, at 1 o'clock this morning was most gruesome. The rope slipped, cutting the throat from ear to ear, almost severing the load nnd tearing the flesh from the face nnd scalp. The Jugular vein was sev- | ered and the blood spouted over the ; spectators and drenched the sheriff nnd the cleryman present. At 12:15 Oleson. who bad passed a restless night, was led from his cell. He appeared stolid and indifferent. HOMESEEKERS ARRIVE IN GREAT NUMBERS From All Parts of the Country People Seek Land in the Inland Empire-Heavy Snows Delay Eastern Trains. Homcfcekerfl from all parts of the middle west are streaming Into Spo kane daily and from here depart for various points in the Inland Empire, Wednesday morning 10 families left Bradley and Lilly. X. D.. and...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 21 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per-Month. NO. lie. COMMISSION'S REPORT ON BIG COAL STRIKE Provides Increase of 10 per Cent, in Wages Paid Con tract Anthracite Miners-Declines to Recognize Mine Workers Organization. WASHINGTON. Mnrch 21.—Tho | report of the anthracite commission ■was made public this morning. It provide! In general an increase of 10 per cent in the rate of wages paid to the contract miners nnd a reduction in the hours per day of the other mine workers. Water hoisting engineers will work hereafter lv eight-hour shifts with v 10 per cent increase, where they have ■■been working heretofore iv such shifts. Other engineers nnd pump men will get a 5 per cent lncreo.ee, Firemen will have eight-hour shifts only without an Increase. Other mine workers are to be paid the same wages on the basis of an eight-hour day that they have been receiving for 10-hour service. .. A board of conciliation is provided to settle disputes arising out of any misinterpretation or applicatio...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 21 March 1903

THe SpoKane Press. •Published Every Evening Except Bunday 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 cases of poor •r tardy delivery to the office. Slg Front Aye. (Telephone again 378. Postofflce Boa 656. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. SPOKANE THEATER—S. Miller Kent In "The Cowboy and tho Lady." APDITORHM—John Griffith in "Macbeth." CHILDREN OF THE POOR. The controversy concerning "rare suicide" goes blithely on. In connection therewith the declarations of Professor E. Benjamin An drews are recalled. Professor Andrews declared that parentage among the poor should be discouraged. The multiplication of this class of citizens the professor lists among the social evils. He insists that the birth of children "under condi tions which render It unlikely that they will become self-supporting citizens" is wrong ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 21 March 1903

WANT WATER MAIN ON PACIFIC AVENUE The property owners on Paclflo avenue have submitted a petition for S water main to be laid from Crystal lite street to Stone street. Superin tendent Weymouth of the water de partment reports that the estimated coat of this extension is 1685 and t2 per cent of it is 182.20. The reve nue as shown by the petition to be derived from the parties living wltb- In these limits on Pacific avenue agreeing to make application for water to be connected with their homes is 1105.- When the revenue exceeds 12 per cent of the cost of the Improvement the city council orders the board of. public works to lay the main ns petitioned for. A petition was also forwarded to the city council with the report that the estimated cost of the water main to be laid on liogan street from John to Springfield avenues, as asked for, Is 1690.75 and 12 per cent would amount to 170.90. This petition shows a revenue of 1150. The contract was awarded this CLAIMS TO BE WANTED ON CHARGE FO...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 21 March 1903

4 NO CONTEST OVER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Factions in Roosevelt Club Will Be Given Equal Representation According to Van B. De Lashmutt. The Itoosevelt club will meet in the municipal courtroom tonight for the purpose of reorganization. Re ports that there will be a contest over the naming of the executive committee are denied by Van It. De Lashmutt, one <>f the leaders of the club nnd one who is in a position to apeak authoritatively. "There is absolutely no foundation for such reports," said Mr. De Dash mutt this momlng. "The reorganized Roosevelt club-will eliminate the fac tional feeling which has heretofore existed. "It would be the height of folly if We. at the moment of reorganization, should allow any trouble to arise. "There is no contest over the ap Business Agent for Building Laborers. The building laborers' union at its Wetting last night placed a business agent in the field. George Woods was unanimously chosen as the most Competent man to occupy the posi tion, as he h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 117. B. M. WATSON IN LEAD FOR SUPERINTENDENT Will Probably Be Elected as Successor to J. F. Saylor by the Board of Education at Meeting Wednesday Evening. The special meeting of tho hoard Of education which was to have been held this evening has been postponed until next Wednesday night and a successor to Superintendent J. F. Bay lor, resigned, will then be appointed. Ills term of office will be for one year. While the board has not definitely decided who the successor will be. COUNT'S CREDITORS MEET IN LONDON Look Into Case of Man Accused of Forging Name of J. Pierpont Morgan-Liabilities of $100,000. LONDON, March 23.—A meeting of the creditors of Count Maurice Do Hosdarl, who Is charged with having forged J. P. Morgan's name for huge amounts, was held In the bankruptcy court today, petitioning the creditor, Blr Alfred Hickman, ■ prominent member of parliament, who claims to have advanced $67,000 to the count on a bill purporting t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 March 1903

8 TKe SpoKane Press, Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six rents per week, twenty-five cents per month or IS per yenr. delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor ©r tardy delivery to the office. •18 Front At*. Telephone Main 373. Poetofflce Box 555. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. SPOKANE THEATER —Nance O'Neil In "Magda." VICARIOUS ATONEMENT. A pathetic incident of the Inquiry at Buffalo Into the Burdick murder tnystcry was the testimony of Marion, the 10-year-old daughter of the mur dered man. Without the quaver of voice, the dropping of a tear or the trembling Of a nc*ve, this little girl, with skirts to her shoe tops and hair braided down her back, gave her testimony. Only 15, but in bearing, in suffering—a woman. She would utter no word that might compromise her mother. She guarded her mother's good name with all the poise of an aged chaperone. f...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 March 1903

PART OF AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER DEFEATED Those Calculated to Give to the Mayor Increased Power Are Voted Down by the City Council. MSa -'' The members of the city council Sat on those charter amendments cal culated to enlarge the power of the mayor at its meeting Saturday night. The amendments defeated were those, *a£r.v!ng the sections providing for" * reorganized board of public works '-%ud fire board. y The amendments approved and Which will be submitted to a vote of the people on May 5 are! Increasing salaries of city officials Ss follows: Mayor, from $1500 to $2600; comptroller, $JSOO to $1800; treasurer, $1500 to $1800, and clerk, |]200 to $1500. Increasing the tax levy which may he made for park purposes front one half a mill to one mill. Cutting out an inconsistent section of the charter which provides that city officials shall hold office only one year. Cutting out a provision of the char ter providing that an independent board of police, public works and fire commissioners m...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 23 March 1903

4 MONSTER SMELTER . FOR LAKE CHELAN Company Has Been Formed to Carry Out the Pro ject-Lake is to Be Made a Summer Resort. 3. H. Holden. locator of the famous Great Holden mine at Chelan, is al the Grand hotel. Mr. Holden is au thority for the statement that a com pany has been formed which will erect a monster Fmelter a few raflel from the town on Lake Chelan, the great glacier body of water of this UNION LABOR AT A PREMIUM IN SPOKANE The Demand is So Great for Spring Work That in Some Instances the Unions Are Unable to Meet It. Never In the history of Spokane has there been a greater demand for Union labor than at the present time. It was stated today tit Central Labor hall that nearly all who were Idle during the winter have secured em ployment for the spring and summer nnd in many instances the unions have not been able to meet the de mand of employers. Tnls is especially true of the build ing laborers' union, which Is consid ered one of the strongest labor or- ' ionizations in S...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 118. MRS. BURDICK'S SECRET , IS LAID BARE IN COURT « Prosecutor Coatsworth Mercilessly Drags from Widow of the Murdered Man the Story of Her Relations ; With Arthur Pennell. BUFFALO, N. T., March 24.—rale but culm. Mrs. Burdick again mount ed the witness stand this morning. The courtroom was crowded, nearly nil the scats being occupied by fash ionably dressed women from the so cial ranks, Mrs. Burdick, accompanied by her mother, entered tho courtroom just uftcr Prosecutor Coatsworth took his place. She eyed him shrlnklngly ns he commenced the examination, holding in his bands another bundle of letters. She admitted there had been an altercation In the Burdick home two years ago. but emphatically denied that Burdick struck her with a chair, OT that he wore court plaster niter tbc affair ended. Begged Forgiveness. Mrs. Burdick was shown a letter from her husband in which be said v divorce suit would be pressed, also her reply, In whic...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 March 1903

t THe SpoKane Press. Published Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS McRAE PREBB BERVICE. 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 cases of poor or tardy delivery to the office. Sl6 frost Aye. telephone Stain 375. PostoOlc* Boa 658. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. SPOKANE THEATER—Nance O'Neil In "Elizabeth, Queen of England." AUDITORIUM—"Faust." ANTI-CIGARETTE CRUSADE. Why do small boys smoke cigarettes? This question has been asked In every large and small city In the United States; In every village and hamlet. It is bad enough to sco men smoking the "coffin nails," but as they nre supposed to have arrived at the age of discretion—whether they have or not —the general effort is directed in suppressing tho vice among the youngsters. Spokane needs an anti-cigarette league. Let the movement be taken up in the schools. Let the principa...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 March 1903

A LITTLE FRANCIS DOOM FOR PRESIDENT WASHINGTON, March 24 — Ground exists for the belief that there Is more in the little presidential boom Of former Governor David R. Fran cis of Missouri than Is indicated In the newspaper paragraphs that have •■ppeared during the past week. It is learned that the mention of Mr. Francis as a presidential possi bility la not a mere compliment on the part of his friends, nor is It to be regarded as a natural consequence of.-ttto recent promlncnoe the Missouri man hag acquired by reason, of the success of his visit to Europe In the TRADE BETWEEN UPPER LAKES AND EUROPE DULTJTH, Minn.. March 24.—The Great Lakes and St. I,awrence Transportation company of Duluth will put Into commission during the Benson about to open 10 steel steam ships for ths export trade between the upper lakes and Europe. Tbe service will be a new nnd im portant one and It Is understood that a large trade has been worked up, not only in grain and flour, but In some heavy manufacture...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 24 March 1903

4 DESPONDENCY CAUSES DEATH DV POISON The morphine route was success- j fully used by Fred Johnson as aj I means of suicide this morning. About | t 6 o'clock the chambermaid at the ; I Bcdle block lodging house, Main aye- | line and Stevens street, heard nn tin- i natural breathing coming from room i t J. 2, Occupied by Johnson. I I Site called for help and the door s was forced open, revealing fee man in the last Struggles for breath as | r the dendly drug took effect. He died I before medical assistance could be 1: summoned. ] I Despondency was probably 'the ji cause of Johnson's act. His clothes I were thrown about the room in evl- f dent disorder. On the commode was ' t found his papers and letters, but none t of these revealed the cause of his ; n sudden determination to end his life. | n Miss Stoddard Not With O'Neil Company Friends of Miss Blanche Stoddard will be disappointed In not seeing her with the Nance O'Neil company during its engagement at the Spokane theater this wee...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 119. PICKPOCKETS REAP HARVEST AT DEPOTS »— \ Three Travelers Relieved of Nearly $1,700 at the Great Northern and Northern Pacific Ticket Windows By "Dips" this Morning. Clever pickpockets working nt the Northern Pacific nnd Great Northern depots this morning robbed three travelers of nearly $1700 In cash and checks. Each victim was "cleaned out" completely. The robbery was one of the most daring recently perpetrated in the city, and the police are surprised at the boldness of the crime. So skillfully was the work done that In not a single instance was even the slightest clue found as to the cul prit. In the opinion of the police de partment one or two "dips," who have been picking pockets in a small way nt railroad stations for a month past, had an unusually good "run of luck" this morning and tho only hope of the department to enpture the thieves Is by means of exceptional diligence on the part of the police and detect ives at rail...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 March 1903

z 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 S3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor «r tardy delivery to the office. «is rroat ATS. •Telephone Btate 37 a. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. p SPOKANE THRATER—Nance O'Neil in "Camille." AUDITORIUM—"Faust." SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT SPRING. Goodby, Mr. Winter. . . Glad to see you. Miss Spring. This Is the season of poetry, as written by dreamers, as sung by birds, as lived by tbe flowers nnd plants and every green thing that Is feeling the quickening touch of nature, the Inspiration that comes with the dash of Warm rain and the kiss of an early sun. If you'll forget business for just an hour and look at the beauties of bird and plant life on this day of sunshine, you'll be glad that you arc living. Testerday the parks were gray. Today...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 25 March 1903

PLAN COMBINE TO FIGHT UNION LABOR CHICAGO, March 25.—1t Is learn ed, on good authority-that when the Matlonnl Association of Manufactur ers meets In annual convention in New Orleans next month a plan will be proposed for welding all the lead ing manufacturers of the United BUites into one formidable organ! Sa »!4gen in order that they may more effectively act together in common defense against the demands and en croachments of trades unionism. The movement was given birth at the convention of .the association held to Indianapolis last year and since tl&t time the Chief promoters have *een actively engaged "in propagating the rdea among the manufacturers and business men of tho country un til now it is believed that the scheme has made sufficient progress to he launched fairly and siiuaroly on the Bea of public opinion. The association is much encouraged In Its endeavors along this line hy A Human Fiend P.UCHARKST, March 25.—A terri ble instance of brutality has Just come to ligh...

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

4 TO NAME SOCCESSOR TO PROFESSOR SAYLOR Professor Smith, superintendent of j the Lawrence (Ken*) public schools. \ 1 arrived in the city this morning to ' urge his candidacy as a successor to ' ( J. F. Savior as superintendent of the Bpokane schools. j i The matter of a successor to Pro* fessor Saylor will probably be de rided at the meeting of the school board tonight. I'ntil tbe matter of a new city , superintendent is disposed of the pchool board has sidetracked other I business. One of the most important matters in xt to come up is that Of deciding whether to build a new high < school on College avenue west of 1 Madison street or making an import- \ \ ont addition to the present high I school building. Some of the mem- I bers of the board have openly ex- i < Lovers of Ibsen See Hedda Gabler. Lovers of Ibsen will have their In ning nt the Spokane theater tomor row afternoon when tho young Ameri can tragedienne, Mis? Nance O'Neil. will produce 'Hedda Qabler." This play cause...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 March 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. mo. r:o. SPOKANE GAS COMPANY TO HAVE NEW OWNER Isaac Anderson, of Philadelphia, Announces Completion of Negotiations With Hopper Estate, Which Now Con trols Nine-Tenths of Stock. ' The sale of the controlling Interest In the Spokane Falls Oas Light com pany to Philadelphia and New York capitalists was announced today by Isaac W. Anderson of Philadelphia, now stopping at the Spokane hotel. (Anderson is an Interested party and came to Spokane to represent the new owners In the transfer. He ar rived Tuesday and will remain until the new company Is organized and In complete control, probably 80 days. The deal involves the transfer of practically all the stock nnd bonds of the gas company, 1160.000 in stock and }160,000 in bonds. The price paid for these securities Anderson refused to divulge. ArTCEMOST'g STATEMENT. Anderson said concerning the deal: "Negotiations have been under way In Philadelphlia for some weeks with the representatives o...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 March 1903

f THe SpoKane Press. Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS BER VICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month or S3 per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor Dr tardy delivery to the office. tie Front Aye. ffslephene Main 378. Fostofllce Box 655. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. SPOKANE THEATER ■■Wanes O'Neil in "Hedda Gabler" at matinee; this eveuing. "Tbc Jewess." DECLINE OF HANDWRITING. The handwriting of the clerks In the Schuylkill county (Pennsylvania) recorder's office," says an exchange, "was so bad that tbe county commis gloners refused on Tuesday last to pay for the services. Several lawyers declared that they could not read the indexes of the mortgage books, and the Taxpayers' association also complained of their Illegibility." Handwriting, like spelling, Is In clanger of becoming a lost art. Not so very many generations back, handwriting was c...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 26 March 1903

IRISH NEWSPAPERS DISCUSS LAND RILL DTTRLTN. March 26.—The lending Irish papers today In discussing the details of the proposed hind bljl gen erally criticize some of the details. but generally allow a grudging ad A HUSBAND MORE OR LESS DOESN'T SEEM TO MATTER. Klti. MUCKMAK HAS TWO CI SPOUSES AND TWO DIVORCES TO HER CREDIT AMD WILL SOOBT MARRY AGAIN— A BARON THIS TIME. NEW YORK. March 26.—The fu ture ltaroness yon Arnswahlt. at pres ent Mrs* Paul Biackmar, and former ly Mrs. Frank Harmon, is a woman with a career. With two ex-husbands and two divorce decrees already to her credit, she now has the flattering offer to lie the lady of the "ancestral castle" of a Gorman noble who baa followed her through four continents that he may bask In the sunshine of her smile. A few years ngo. while she was Mrs. Harmon. Paul Rlackmar. charge d'affaires of the Paris exposition, fell under the charm of her subtle and fascinating beauty. There was also a Mrs. Biackmar, and finally things came to such ...

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