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SWUNI combines Ite tanker resources
of • Detroit the MWng resources of a
Denver, and the water power of a Minneapolis.
SPOKANE WILL SOON
i HAVE TERMINAL RATES
leading Shippers Consulted by the Rail'
ways and Concessions Expected
Within Ninety Days.
The prospects are brighter that
Spokane will have . favorable
freight rates within the next 90
days than they have ever been.
The shippers of Spokane in a great
many lines anticipate terminal
rates, and in any case they ex
pect reductions in freight rates
that will give Spokane the advan
tages it is entitled to from its lo
As can be easily understood, this
concession is expected from the
northern lines. Mr. Hill has al
ways adhered to the statement that
Spokane would some day receive
ANNOUNCES HIS CAN
DIDACY FOR THE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—Repre
sentative Dalzcll of Pennsylvania
IbiS morning formally announced
6ns candidacy for speaker of the
national house of representatives
" succeed David B. Henderson.
He will have the support of Quay
and the Pennsylvania delegation.
Their Actions Seem-
To Prove Their
Yesterday morning a marriage li
cense was Issued to Mr. F. G. Gra
ham of Elmira, Idaho, and Miss
Regina Guthrie of DubUQue, lowa.
Though apparently much wrapped
up in the way the marriage came
up, they left this morning for their
future home, Elmira, where Mr.
Graham is engaged In the contract
ing business. Graham appears to
be about (14 and his bride probably
62 years of age.
Sj DAM BURST.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS. Col..
Nov. 7. —The dam in the Eagle
river at Pando broke last night
and flooded °<o canyon. It is be
lieved thft settlers had timely
yarning tt»A escaped.
t 6CHLEY RETURNS.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—Admlr
al Wlnfleld S. Schley returned this
morning from the south and ex
pressed himself as highly pleased
with his reception during the
Postmaster Millard T. Hartson,
accompanied by his son, left on
the Great Northern this morning
for Scotia, where the day will be
snent looking tip a deer.
FOR CIGAR STORES.
* REE ALLIED ORGANIZATION S HOPE TO FRUSTRATE MO
NOPOLY'S ALLEGED STRATEGEM.
T. H. HOWE.
CHICAGO, Nov. 7— The cam
paign Just started against the
American Tobacco company is led
by Thaddeus H. Howe, president
of the Cigar Dealers' Association of
America. The Chicago branch of
the organisation already numbers
The Spokane Press.
from his system favorable freight
The principal shippers In this
city have been Interviewed to as
certain Just what rates were neces
sary for Spokane to control the
business in the territory that nat
urally belongs to this market. It
is understood that this information
has been compiled and placed be
fore the officials who control tb.l
making o< theSe rates.
There are many reasons why the
time !s ripe for this move. In the
first place, Spokane has built up
for itself a large jobbing interest
in spite of adverse freight rates.
In some lines of goods, the largest
jobbing houses in the state are lo
Reglna Guthrie, Dubuque, lowa,
to E. D. Graham, Elmira, Idaho,
Nov. 6; Will T. Carpenter and
Miss M. Flavillla Heaton, both of
this city, Nov. 7.
Anna Gould's Hus
band Iliched Out
of Chamber of
PARIS, Nov. 7.—The chamber of
deputies this afternoon by a close
vote Invalidated the election of
Count H.mi Cwtellanea to that
body on the charge of methodical
corruption. Doni claimed in de
fense that the money expended in
his district was simply an act of
charity toward constituents.
Treasurer Shows Col
lections for October
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7—The
first cabinet meeting since the ad
journment of congress was held to
day in the new office building. The
largest portion of the time was de
voted to a discussion of the presi
dent's forthcoming message. It Is
said the president will be very out
spoken in his discussion of needed
TEN THOUSAND IN
NEW YORK, Nov. 7.—While the
family of George Scofleld of Madi
son fcve. woro at dinner last ninht
thieves entered the premises and
stole jewelry valued at over $10,-
--0(10. Many valuable heirlooms were
taken, as well as some of the fam
ily plate. No clues as to the thieves
have been found.
600 retail dealers, ami Howe will
try to bring in every dealer In the
country who is opposed to the
trust's monopolistic methods.
The association will have a copy
righted and registered trade mark
to distinguish all anti-trust goods
and stores. It will appear on all
cigars as a band and as a label on
the boxes, In addition to the blue
union label. It will be displayed
on the windows of anti trust stores
and the salesmen will wear it on
An odd feature of the campaign
is a movement started in this city
by 50 young women meml>ers of
trade unions. They are urging all
worklngmea to quit using tobacco
altogether, not from hygienic or
ethical reasons, but as the most ef
fective means of combatting the
trust, which, they say, controls
practically the whole tobacco trade.
The girls disavow any Intention to
criticize tobacco users and, when
unable to Induce them to quit
smoking, will devote attntton to
persuading smokers to buy cigars
and tobacco made by factories out
side the trust, so long as there are
cated in this city—their Importance
• can not be ignore*.
Another important feature that
helps Spokane at this time is that
the old bugbear that has always
been against it is now working in
its favor; that is, water competi
tion. There are so many goods
coming to Pacific coast points via
th<* new steamship lines that the
railroads are finding it necessary
to give Interior Jobbing points
freight concessions to enable the
railroads themselves to do the bus
iness as against the steamships.
The negotiations that have been
carried on between the large ship
pers and the railroads have been
In the most friendly spirit. There
is no antagonism and those inter
ested and in position to know" feel
that one of the most important
agents to work for the upbuilding
of this city WW *z l, om this time
tin tBS railroads themselves. It is
only fair to cay that most concess
ions are looked for from the north
ern lines. The southern railroads
that touch this country through
branch lines are, of course, more
interested in Portland and San
Francisco than in the Washington
THE DEFENCE HAS FIN
ISHED AND RESTED
NEW YORK, Nov. 7.—Cornish
was on the stand in the Mollneux
trial today. He became badly con
fused, and his testimony conflicted
with that given by him in the
previous trial. Cornish presented
much testimony through witnesses
to prove an alibi. Just before
noon the defense rested the case,
which went over until Monday,
when both sides will sum up.
PLENTY OF COAL
President Thomis of
The Erie is the
NEW YORK, Nov. 7— President
Thomas of the Erie railway today
emphatically denies the published
stories that anthracite coal will be
scarce all winder. He says that
shipments are increasing daily and
a hundred thousand tons are now
mined daily in the Lackawanna
valley mines alone.
TROOPS ORDERED TO
PREVENT A SOUTH
ERN LYNCHING £
ANNISTON, Ala., Nov. 7.—State
troops, who have been ordered out,
are now assembling here to pre
vent the lynching of tin 1 negro who
assaulted Mrs. Williams. He is
said to have been caught near
here. A mob of a thousand men
are on the scene preparing to burn
him. The troops will be rushed
forward. It may precipitate a bat
tle with the lynchers, who are
many of them armed.
STATE BY TEN
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7 —
Chairman Spear of the republican
central committee this noon com
pleted his computational showing
Pardee's plurality to be 211)7. Spear
states that the belated return.l
from mountain districts will In
crease Pardee's lead. In his table
all doubtful precincts are given to
CHICAGO. —The crown prince of
Sunn today issues an indignant in
terview, in which he says that he
was treated like a Japanese at last
night's banquet in the Auditorium.
PRA.QUR — Yon Mildendburg was
sentenced to prison for two years
today for forging bogus patents of
nobility for Americans who wanted
to claim ancestral nobility. His
trial brought out the fact that In
|one case he had received a I 1&.000
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1902,
THE PEASANTS WERE DUPED.
ROME, Not. 7. —The pocr peas
an try in almost every province it
Italy have been made the-victims
of some exceedingly clever swln
dlerß, calling thenwelves Chaldean
pricßt*. They wore the picturesque
garb of that religious body and
claimed to be collecting money tc
rebuild the churches destroyed b>
the Turks. This was an effective
plea in almost every Instance, and
they have been reaping a rich har
vest. Added to the strong plea
they had a charming manner and
were more than passing good look'
In Sicily, the priests "were receiv
ed with such enthusiasm that their
progress was almost in the nature
of a triumph. TTleir success there
emboldened them, and when they
struck out for some of the north
ern provinces they fell undertime
suspicious eye of a young pofee
officer, who arrested them and they
were put into Jail. Their cre<ijrn»
tlals were all forged and inyegg3£
tlon showed tjtnt they had pey[ef
seen the inside of a monastpjjy,
though they entered the pplflc*
tribunal with breviary .and rogaW
in hand, and invoked the wratjtj, *ol
(rod upon the held of the
who committed them."" - ,
These things happen at frequeb*t
Intervals, but the Italians never
seem to learh by experience, and' if
another bogus monk should cofrie
tomorrow, wh,»re the "Qhaldeann"
passed tfcrough yesterday.
for alms, the people would give
Movement Now Under Way to Form an
Employers' Association in Spokane.
A determined effort is being
made among the merchants, manu
facturers anil contractors of Spo
kane to form a combine against
the labor union movement and to
present a united front against labor
In the form of an "Employers' as*
A preliminary mooting was held
last Friday, which was attended fey
16 of the leading employers, and
the situation discussed. Another
meeting will be held tonight and
it is expected to he more largely
attended than the previous meet
ing as an active canvass has been
HE ANNOUNCES HIS
Senator George Turner has prac
tically announced tlial he is out of.
it for good. He states that he Is 1
glad to resume his duties as a prl
vats citizen again and calls it a :
mistaken ambition which first led
him to the doors of the United ,
States senate. He will remain in I
the city until congress opens In
Best of Friends.
Senator John L. ( Wilson and Scn>
ator George Turner are taking the
political situation philosophically
They w*re t»ecu arm in arm wnlk
lug down Howard street at noon
LETSON BALLIET IS
| SENTENCED AND FINED
Federal Court of lowa Sentences the Famous
Operator to a Year's Imprisonment.
DBS MOINES, Nov. 7.—For ob
taining nearly a quarter of h mil
lion through the fraudulent use of
■th* mails in disposing of the stock
of tke White Swan Mining com
pany of Baker City, Ore., Letson
Halla«t. the mining promoter, was
today sentenced to one year's im
prisonment in the Polk county jail
jmd a fine of $1000.
' Balliet' was tried last May and
I after a sensational trial lasting
.oyer a month was convicted of
COURT HOURE MOTES
j The commissioner.-, meet today,
i Nothing special in sight for this
! fhe clerks in the treasurer's of- ]
'flee have been busy the past two
imonths preparing a new index book
PREPARING THR BEEF TRUST FOR MARKET.
■ made by a few of those most vio
flently opposed to the principles of
t Nearly Rll Urge employers in
Bpokano have beou sounded oa ( >
the advisability or forming tba
■ employers' association, and, while
Intahy heartily endorse the spirit
a lurpritingly sr.;aii number hat •
[been found who will openly avow
f themselves as opposed to labor.
[The canvassing committee wen'
[•till further annoyed i<> Bud ;> larg
[percentage of employers who not
only wore net opp >sed to un! ml?m,
[but actuary i.i fcvor of i; Not
[discouraged by this showing, the
[has nothing to say
, Mr. W, B. Qoodspeedi t'..a only
city republican candidate wiio mot
defeat ;••! the polls latt Tuesday,
s/aa found busily engaged in hi',
otiiee in the Em c Sttblock
this morning bi i > rers reps i ter.
"1 a::i out of i> now," lie |gid.
"l have to work for my living ami
have not hail time to (io any talk
'The morning after election I
was at my desk here an usual,
"No. l would rather nut talk," he
continue,! "I have uot had amo
Rient, even to ask the opinion of
others; over the election."
"To what one particular do you
attribute your detent. was asked
"l have nothing to say," replied
Mr. Goods peed.
"Was it owing to Y.r. MudgcttY
great popularity?" the reporter In
. slut eil
"1 have nothing to say."
j J Doyle, arrested for being
dnink and abusing an oHlcer. plead
ed guilty and was fined $G and
fraudulent use of the malls. Ap
peals have been taken to the Sixth
United States circuit court and
also to the United States supreme
court and a stay of judgment will
probably be procured.
Ballict maintains a suite of of
fices in San Francisco. He oper
ates the White Swan and other
mines and also owns the Baker
In spite of his alleged fraud he
has many friends, among them the
majority of his stockholders, who
protest his innocence.
for delinquent taxes. When com
pleted it will last until 1906.
Today's Oreat Northern No. 3,
due here at 6:55 a. m., is reported
for 3:15 p. m.
All other trains are on time.
organizing committee is still ac
tive pushing its work.
In Snn Francisco.
In this connection It may be In
teresting to note the history of the
Employers' association in San
Francisco. Practically every ship
per, merchant, transportation com
pany ami manufacturer in the city
were allied la the spring of l9oi
to re i t the growing spirit of
unionism. The clash came in the
famous water front strike the fol
lawins August, when nearly 10,000
workmen lay idle for two months
and the mercantile business of San
Francisco nraa prostrated.
Atier a bitter strike of io weeks
the rtr:l;e was caller! off, the em
ployers virtually winning theirspn
Although apparently defeated,
the impetus given to unionism by
the strike was tremendous, and la
' r nil".; today triumphant in San
L'YancltCO, The election of two
aber cou gross men has foliowod
the election of a labor mayor, and
through the boycott established
by unionism on products, every
member of the employers' associ
ation lies been f »reed to unionise
tors AGREE TO RE
WASHINGTON; Nov. 7.—Com
missioner Watkins of the strike
commission has telegraphed to i.a
bor Commissioner Carroll I)
Wright from Scranton that all in
dependent operators in the Wy
omlng aud Lackawanna region
ha\ c Informed him of an agree
mont among themselves to in con •
parties to the controversy and t"
bind themselves to accept the com
This means that the men will r
turn to work and that the pre i
coal strike Is virtually ended.
LONDON —-The French brig c
hrielle struck tn the rocks o.T 1 •
of Jersey this meriting and rank,
drowning Mx of t . <•:« w, t'iclvdiag
the captain. Six others weie saved.
Jodoin & Davles
Corner Riverside and Post.
The Home of Ribbon Excellence!
Spokane's Greatest Ribbon
Sale is now in progress and
will continue all day Satur
day. The most tempting lot
you ever witnessed.
The -widths are Numbers 4-0, 60,
80 and 100, all pure
It is a gayety of colors typified.
"Yards and yards of ribbons of
praticcally overy wanted Kind.
The most captivating lot ever
offered at the modest price of
For 25c, 30c, 35c and 40c qualities.
The prices on all lines of
Millinery for this sale are
greatly reduced. Some
lines are reduced 25 per cent., others 33 1-3 per
cent, and many reductions are as much as 50 per
cent. Just think of buying
$15.00 Pattern Hats for $7.50
$13.00 " M M $6.50
$8.00 StocK Hats for $4.00
ChiM's 75c. Camel Hair Tarns . . for 48c,
Child's $1.50 Imported Tarns ... for $1.00
Misses' $1.00 Wool Felt Hats . . .for 35c.
HEADQUARTERS FOR "W. B." CORSETS.
Begins Monday Morning Next.
JUST ARRIVED, TWO CARLOADS.
In the shipment of the high-grade pianos in harness, instead
of boxes, the harness became loose ami by the jolting of the
freight ears the planes got rubbed and the entire lot is In bad
condition so far as the finish Roes. •
m ikes di mages good and by next Monday we shall have nil or
n irlv all rrtinishcd In our repair shops anil In salt-able c»t! SitliHL
W( will offer them for marly one-half of the regular retail .
a One $son piano regular retail. <H7* •
for only Q**M t
A liii" |460 Piano, plain case, 4\97
for only I .
A One $4"o Piano, standard make, <h*>7A
a One |175 Piano, standard make,
A One 1326 Piano, sandard make, C*V>
for only » M * '
\ fine 35?5 Piano, standard make, CfXfi
for only *IWW
This I* your opportunity fn.r R grout bargain. Don't overlook
calling if YOU arc wanting B !•.:•.:.« Vni may tliul Just what yen
wituti ami for very little monty, t<">.
Tin-y are bound t> k<> livel nt these prices. ' i
i"ash or on easy payments. Ui>t ::*> you prefer.
Every instrument fully guarai tesd by
Bier's Piano noose
G. A. KErai-JOEX, Maaßfftr. 6}S aad 607 Bprajas Ay«.
Spokane ltuk Factefi
ONE CENT PER COW
PRICE: ONE CENT.
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