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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 June 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. NO. 180. 800,000 BOGUS SHARES The operation, of Howard 3. Kressly are proving: much more ex tensive -than at first supposed. New Victims are constantly coming for ward and new transactions being brought to light. Estimates thla afternoon place the number of aharea Of stoefr. on which he raised money by fraud at 800,000 Instead of 300,000. Two questions are agitating the public; Why ls not Kressly jailed and prosecuted, and what did he do with the 850,000 or more which he fraudulently obtained? Nigger In Woodpile. Some of those whom he swindled, end there are few brokers and money lenders that he didn't, refuse to state why they do not prosecute htm, and the supposition is that aome one will "make good," but who? Some state their individual amounts nre not large enough, some jttate they are awaiting the result of the official In vestigation to determine the extent of his operations, some are awaiting his "rich uncle," while others state ...

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. — 4 June 1903

t TKe SpoKane Press, tPubllahed Every Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-MeRAE PRCS! SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week. twenty-Ova cents per month or tt per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers wtll confer a favor by promptly reporting all eneee of peer er tardy delivery te the office. no Front in. fTeUrphon. BBS*. S7B. PostoJße. Bos 4. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. AUDITORIUM—High school graduation exercises. The Glory of the Girl. Siie was on the platform reading hei Just stepped out of a flower bed. In 1 glow and her lips had robbed the rose*. |ng American girl, of a type that we |ove and protect and honor. Her essay or oration? Something that told of throbbing hope nnd ambi tion and rosy skies. Hard knocks art few in the chrysalis period. Why Shouldn't this graduation girl for a time believe in the entire goodness of tbe world; believe in perpetual sun shine? The band pTays muslo for her now; her pulses quicken, and She ls happy. It ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 June 1903

PRETTY LITTLE GIRL SHIPPED J. B ROGERS •Tretty aa a peach" ls the descrip tion of May Gardner, a very little girl with a very red little dress, very rosy cheeks, a very natty Scotch golf ing cap and cute little pigtails hang ing down her back. May got off a Great Northern pass enger train from the oast last night. She was alone, and all she knew about herself was that she had come all tho way from Aurora, Neb., and that ahe was looking for Mr. Rogera. - Women on the train had seen that May's little stomach was kept free 1 ! from hunger while she was making the long ride, and they wra"pped her up warmly before leaving her in tbe depot to watt for daylight, when she she could find Mr. Rogers. This morning she was seen by a Very big policeman, and was tak'n to the police station, where the po liceman said he would help her In finding Mr. Rogers. The search start ed bright and early. All the clue May had as to the right Mr. Rogers waa FEMALE HABITUES OF DANCE HALL FINED Wtth one excepti...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 4 June 1903

4 FIERCE FOREST FIRES SWEEP NEW ENGLAND NASHCA. N. H.. June 4 —The en fir* slate of New Hampshire Is now darkened by smoke from Immense forest fires. Groveton people are Seeing. Berlin Is entirely surround »d by the flames and the farm houses In the Vicinity of Meredith are des troyed. Ashland is threatened. Flames last night did much damage to the famous I Cotton park within whose preserves ! are Innumerable deer and 104)0 elk and 160 buffs 10 ond countless wild boars. MII.LINOCKICT. Me.. June 4 — Thousands of acres of heavy spruce between here and Mount Katahdin are High School Graduates Settle Things Tonight Graduates of tlie high school in the class of '03 feel that there will be the most interesting graduation exer cises ever held from the chief city school this evening at the Auditor ium Decorations will not be the most elaborate, the clasp feeling satisfied with a display of the class colors. The presiding officer will be Super intendent Saylor, While grouped about the stage ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 June 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Fire Cents Fer Month. NO. 181. RECEIVER APPLIED FOR. ,The developments today In the case Of Howard J. Kressly, the mining broker who went wrong to the extent of at least 160.000 of other people's money by "raising" stock, selling bo gus stock, forging names to stock, notes and contracts, consist of an ap plication) for receivership for the Lu clle Dreyfus Mining company, of which Kressly was secretary, by Stockholders who make sensational charges against the mine manage ment, the acceptance by the company trustees of Kressly's resignation and their election of Ellis Q. Soule as his Successor, and their preparations to resist receivership application. NOT YET ARRESTED. No attempt has been made to ar rest Kressly, and the failure to prose cute a man who numbered hla victims by the hundreds-and counted his loot by the tens of thousands lias excited the wonder of the town. Two meetings were held yesterday •by the holders of bona tide stock. At these meetings it ...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 June 1903

t TKe SpoKane Press. •Published Every Evening Except Sunday by Ths Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPSMcRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week. twenty-Ore cents per month or ft per year, delivered by carrier. No free copies. Subscribers will confer s favor by promptly reporting all cases of poor •r tardy delivery to th. office. til Frost Aye. T.l.phon. Mala 378. Poetofflee Boa 4. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. ACDITOHH'M—Jessie Shirley Stock company in ••Trilby.*" To the Mayor and Police. Mayor Boyd. Police Commissioner Root and Chief of Police Woydt. you arc lo be congratulated on breaking up tbe notorious dancing hall in the Old Stockholm resort—long an eyesore to decent citizens, a breeding place Of crime, n rendezvous for degenerates. You are also to be congratulated on driving street walkers off our main thoroughfares and compelling women of ill-fame to vacate blocks In the business district. A little moral cleaning oat won't hurt Spokane. The pioneer stage, when gamblers were...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 June 1903

GRADUATION EXERCISES A COMPLETE SUCCESS The June class of 1903 of the high School held Its graduating exercises and the young men and women pre pared to faoe the world with smiling faces. The class as it sat' on the stage of the Auditorium made a pleas ant picture. Seated ln the boxes were the six graduates of the train ing school, and the members of the senior B class who will graduate ln January. The boxes were draped In Si class colors—lavender and purple. The 'musical program was excel lent. Ktrchner's orchestra played Several overtures. Miss Jean Mc l.eod, a member of the graduating class, sang "Spring Has Come" and, "Violets." A piano duet by Misses tßhea Davis and Mabel Goddard, also members of the graduating class, won tieurty applause. Miss Pearl Eddy proved herself a clever elocutionist fjy reciting "Higher Culture" ln a negro dialect, and then rendering "Inj June." The class song, which closed j the exercises, was a delightful must-' cal number. The program, Including the...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 5 June 1903

4 HORSE THIEVES ARE ROUNDED UP Bert Paget and two men by the tin me of Ibby have ,lust been lodged ln the county Jail as a result of the efforts of th*> people living in the vi cinity of Lgtah alu j Deputy Sheriff Hone, the charge being "horse rustl ing." past nnd present. It was only after an exciting chase that the men, Who are experienced In the game. Were captured. Last year the men rounded up a band of 1* horses and got out of the count t.v. They Imd a camp on the Coeur d'Alene reservation which they kept on the move from place to place and made occasional raids on the ranchers' lanes and pastures. Their policy of keeping on the move In the timbered hills made It impossible to Organise a raid on their camp, while their swift dashes on the ranches were well planned, At the samo time the men were known to be arm ed and looked as If they could put up a stiff fight This spring the gang returned and Commenced the same tactics. Two weeks ago Sheriff Poust sent Deputy HOM to look i...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 June 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twtnty-Flvt Cents Fer Month. p ■ ■ 111. NO. IS* ELECTRIC PLANT FOR POST FALLS The Washington Water Power eempaay'e program t Xaoreaee ln capital stock 91,000,000, the mon.y to fee opeat tn enlarging, extending end improving lte electrlo nnd street ear systems tn Spokane. Immediate sreotloa ef a Is.OOO horse power electrlo power plant at Best Palls to cost ■000,000. Immediate extension of power sys tems to the Blf Bead and Valonee countries, aa well aa to Wallace, Oo.nr d'Alene and the Idaho to was. Bztenslon of power system to nap point within a radios of 800 miles on applloattoa If suMcleat power Is con tracted for. Henry M. Richards, president of the Washington Water Power com pany, returned today from New York, where he attended the annual stockholders' meeting of his company end ls able to announce the foregoing as the program adopted by his com pany for the ensuing year. Said Mr. Richards: "The stock holders express themselves as well sat I.- in d with the sho...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 June 1903

The SpoKane Press. era* It est ll orrery BVetrtnr Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Oa •CRIPPa-MeltAl wREaa tCRVICK. One cent per copy, six eeats per week, twenty-fire cents per ■oath or aa Bar pear, delivered by carrier. No free copies, smhesrlhiia will confer a fa ver by promptly reporting all sees a ef peer Br lardy delivery te tha office. one Proa* Awe. ereertomee Ben «. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. AUDITORICM—Jessie Shirley Stock company In "Trilby."' What Every Mother Wants to Know. What ls tho matter with the district attorney's office? Why did It permit the young; men guilty of atrocious outrage upon Rachel Adler to escape with the same penalty provided for stealing a loaf •f bread? Are rapists and outragers of young girls to be protected In Spokane? W r hy are they not brought to Justice, when officers nre paid for this purpose? These ere the questlona every mother in Spokane is ssklng. The details of the crime perpetrated upon 17-year-old Rachel Adler sre aw low. so filthy, so...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 June 1903

WEYMOUTH WILL LET THEM HOWL FOR WATER Superintendent of the Water De partment Prank P. Wymouth leaves tomorrow or Sunday for the sound., (Where he is te attend the meeting of the grand lodge of Masons. He eat* pects to be away ten days. At the city hall there la much mys tery aa to who will loott after Mr. IWey mouth's work while he is at the (grand lodge meeting. Thia is the busiest season of the year for the board of public works, and further as tonishment Is given to the contem plated trip because Mr. Weymouth was under fire ln the council cham ber only last Tuesday night, at which Naw Cathode Church. The cornerstone of the new Catho lic church ln West Riverside awenee twill he laid Sunday, June 28. if the Sate does not interfere with the plans Of Bishop Edward ODea, who ia to. deliver the address. In addition to these exercises the Catholics of the Main Avenue parish,, whose home the handsome new Church Is to be, will have a big pro fession In which all the adult male f 'at holi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 6 June 1903

♦ J ■ " THOUSANDS HOMELESS BY ST. LOUIS FLOODS ST. LAl'lS. Mo.. June S.—ThoU- j sands are homeless lv re today, T' c fixer Is now 35 feet, showing more Mska a foot raise during the day It \ Is now certain that East St. Louis Can not escape from a Mood mm li krorse than that of 1333, The raiiwa) yards north of Ends Bridge are en-' Small Boys Play Pirate. While Hie daughter of Mrs. 1,. Fl"urnoy of 42S Fourth avenue was being married to Lieutenant Bell of Fort Wright last Wednesday a small hoy played havoc with the Flournoy famiiy jam. Entrance was gaimd to the en trance of the basement while the family wns absent at the wedding. The Second visit to the jam cellar was gained tartly last evening. Near ly everything that is dear to the good housewife was 'touched up" a little Idt. Raspberry seemed to be the favorite of the visitor, as far as any discrimination could be discov ered. The police will catch the kid If he comes Imck tonight. The only des cription they have of him is that gain...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 June 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five Cents Per Month. MO. 183, FLOOD DAMAGE TO 1 LOCAL RAILROADS Oreet Borthern tracks washed l way sad submerged at Bonners Ferry aad abandoned from Maples, Idaho, to Jennings, Mont All trains. Including freights, run ning over Borthern Pacific tracks via Xelena aad Havre. Kasdreda of loaded freight care tied np, all sidetracks filled. Throe freight engines aad carload of machinery ditched. Thess are some of the results of the recent floods near Bonners Ferry. Thres Great Northern freight en gines In the ditch near Bonners Ferry Is the result of the disastrous floods of the last two weeks. With one of these engines a carload of machinery wae overturned. The flooded condi tion has made the Oreat Northern line absolutely Impassable for any thing, even a handcar. The grade has been washed away on the sides and in places there ts a deep sag of from one to seven feet. Trainmen all predicted these condi tions last winter when the snow was from five to ten feet de...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 June 1903

t The SpoKane Press. aNMtshed Bvery Serening Except Sunday ky The Press Publishing CSv •CRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One cent per copy, six cents per week, twenty-five cents per month er M per pear, delivered by carrier. No free copies Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all oases of poor B* tardy delivery to the office. SIS Front Are. Belepao*. Main STB aTsstssles Box 4, OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. Al'PlTOßH'M—Jessie Shirley Stock company in "In the Hands of the Enemy." The Even Course of Justice. Those of ub who believe In the old-fashioned doctrines that laws were made to be enforced and that the punishment should fit the crime have recehed some hard Jolts during the past week. To begin with, there was the case of Ed Spencer, who murdered Ella Mn; It last winter. A strong defense and a wretchedly weak prosecution Convinced the jury that drink was responsible for the crime (as it Is *tsr time-tenths of the worlds crime) and Spencer was saved from the gallows. He was sent...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 June 1903

CURIOUS COMPLAINTS ON STEALING WATER / City Treasurer Harry .Kggleston Is Sscelvlng a bunch of letters these* ays that are meant to be most se rioua, although to the disinterested Clnd they are decidedly the reverse. 11 of the writers are "kicking" be cause of some fault which they think (hey detect as to tne manner In Sjrhlch city water ls used. One of the letters received tills morning Is ad dressed to the "City Water Detect ive." Tlie postoffice shrewdly guess- Mi the communication was meant for the water Inspector for the Flrat Srard. The letter reads: "Spokane Water Detective: Why Is It? that lady that Uvea R. ISO 7 Pa cific avenue can use all the water She wants —get out at B or tj th the morning and use the hose without the giosel to wet up the back yard and let the water run ln the evening longer than anyone else—some times until Flood Damage Totals Millions. I KANSAS CITT, Mo., June B.—As a result of the recent Hoods the fol lowing estimate has been made of the Sosses in th...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 8 June 1903

4 187 PERISH IN SHIP COLLISION OFF FRANCE MARSEILLES, June «.—ln a col lision yesterday between the Insu lare and the Llban passenger steam er, belonging to the Fralssenet Steamship company. IST persons per ished The l.iban left Marseilles yes terday morning on its regular trip to Bastia. Corsica, and was run down and sunk by the Insularc off the Maire Islands. Thirty-three liodies have been re covered. The topmasts are visible thlp ssomlng and divers are working. Ifhe captains of botlt vessels arc flamed, the Lilian's because he did ■bt direct the ship properly, and the Protest Against Coeur d'Alene Cars. Telephone notice has been sent to City Clerk Fleming that residents along Sinto avenue and their neigh bors are out with a petition protest ing against the city council grant ing the Coeur d'Alene & Spokane Street Railway company the right to run freight cars Into Spokane, j A few daya ago the atreet railway people served notice at the city hall that they had acquired the righ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 June 1903

ONE CENT PER COPY Twenty-Five tints Per Month, rauraon lun st*. WO. 18i. s SHOULD PROSECUTE FORGER KRESSLY Why Is not Forger Howard J. Kressly arrestedT That Is the question that almost -everybody In Spokane is asking. The friends that he buncoed state they will not prosecute him for rea sons of friendship. But there were a hundred others from whom he gathered his golden Crop. Many think that when a man steals |60,00tl the authorities should prose cute him on general principles; that the safety of the community he should not be given the freedom of tlie city. Why does not the district attorney prosecute Kressly? He has the power. AUTHORITY IN LAW. "All informations shall be filed In the court having jurisdiction of the offense specified therein by the prose cuting attorney of the proper county, os Informant; he shall subscribe his name thereto, and endorse thereon tbe names of tho witnesses known by htm at the time of filing the same, etc." Such are the Initial words of Sec tion 683...

Publication Title: Spokane Press, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Spokane press. — 9 June 1903

The SpoKane Press. wVbMebed sjvery Evening Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. •CRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One oent per copy, six cents per week, twenty five cents per . Per year, delivered by carrier. No tree copies. Subscribers will confer a favor by promptly reporting all cases of peer t* tardy delivery to the office. •M fNM A**. rcwtollM Boat 4 OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. MglggTl AMBiaaspiej the cm I y T ,? RIUM - JeMla Shirley Stock company In 'm the Hands of The Love of a Dog. When every other friend deserted John Foley of New Tork his dog Stayed. Foley was a dry goods expert with a salary of $15,000 a year, but whisky trot the better of htm end sent him -on the downward way. He got so low that his friends would no longer recognize him. A single heart under a shaggy coat beat true for Foley. That was his dog Boko. Foley lay In the gutter the other day and the little dog sat on his chest He barked valiantly when any one came near and when they came too near he snapped at them v...

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

DEMAND CRIBS MOVE UPSTAIRS Although the public have demand ed for a long time that the cribs in the neighborhood of Front avenue and Stevens street be moved upstairs, the pron-ity owners of that neighborhood strongly object to such a move be cause of the additional cost of an extra sto-y on thotr buildings. They have even gone so far as te try Indi rectly to persuade some of the police department ever to their way of thinking. "It Is simply an outrage to leave theio orlbs on the ground floor and to nay herd to the wishes of the prop arty owners, said a prominent city hall official today. As the cribs are tiow arranged the alleys that they face are merely sheep runways. Men and boys dodge ln behind the board screens st their will. It ts almost Impossible to keep out boys who ■ire If or 18 years of age. Once In the alley they are thrown face to face With the evil Influences and talk .With the women. 'IFurthermore, with the cribs on the ground drunken men nnd women go in and out at wil...

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

► wT a SWEENEY IS FORMING A GIGANTIC COMBINE {fudging by recent occurrences there /tm now be little doubt about the In tentions and plans of Charles Sweeny, the mil I lons Ire mlneowner of this city who Is now In New Tork. It has been hinted at various times that he is to build s smelter and a railroad to treat and transport his ores from jhe Coeur d'Alejie mining district. It Is now stated on good authority that Mr. Sweeny, Instead ot having a railroad scheme under way. has a project more reaching than even « Smelter or a railroad would be gild that this project IS nothing more Or less than the practical blanketing of the entire Coeur d'Alene country and tlie formation of the greatest mining company In the weft. If not In the entire country. To bear out this assertion the re BOXING CARNIVAL BEFORE NEW CLUB Before the i.Vireka Athletic club on i /be night of June 16 a boxing carnival will be pulled off ln McKinley hall. The big event will be the 15-ronnd fight between Jack Carter an...

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