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THINKS If BRIDE'S
"Personally. I think the McHride
railrosd commission bill will pass,"
said Senator Toiman in reply to a
query. "The plattorms of both
parties demand it and there are
enough representatives pledged to
its support to pass it, but the rail
roads are unscrupulous and will re
sort to any means to effect its de
feat, and it is hard to say what the
outcome will be.
"Two ycari ago." continued the
senator, "I introduced a bill which
was precisely the same as the one
favored hy Governor McUride, but
it was defeated. I shall introduce
a similar bill at the coming ses
sion and shall labor earnestly for
The following unions will meet
tonight at Central Labor hall at
7:30: Waiters' union, room 1;
bricklayers' union, room 2; brewery
engineers', room 3.
The district council of the car
penters' unions and the plumbers
and steam fitters assembled last
evening at Central Labor hall, but
no business of importance was
As a result of the strike in the
Spreckles refinery sugar was ad
vanced 20 cents per 100 pounds.
One hundred more men will be
able to find work at Tacoma in a
few weeks. One new saw mill is
to be started and another will make
a large addition to its force;
The work of the anthracite coal
commission is being watched with
a great deal of interest by the la
boring men of this section, as they
realize that the outcome must of
necessity have a decided effect up
on the question of labor through
out the civilized world.
The janitors of the public schools
of Tacoma are hereafter to be paid
according to the number of rooms
they have to care for. A gradu
ated scale is being prepared by the
school board with that end in view.
The recent snowfall has caused
a rush in the labor market. The
railroads are finding it a difficult
matter to get sufficient help to
keep their tracks clear of snow.
All teamsters in New Orleans
struck Monday on account of a su
gar hauling grievance. They are
While playing at Tacoma the'
chorus girls of the "Fiddle Dee
Dee" company organized a union
to protect themselves from ama
teurs, who at every place besiege
the manager for jobs.
Charles T. Yerkes, the street
railway magnate, has just returned
from England to spend the holidays.
He says he believes in labor unions
and that the time is coming when
capital will be glad to co-operate
The Canadian Pacific and the
Canadian Northern railways are
getting out immense quantities of
ties in the Lake of the Woods dis
trict, giving employment to thou
sands of workmen.
The Spokane High school foot
ball team, composed of Messrs.
Parker, Gregory, Holden, Kil
patrick, Wadham, Thayer, Davis,
Mathews. White. Stambough, Peter
eon, Powell, McKenzie and Wraight,
accompanied by Manager Lewis
Fassett, Professor Carmichael,
William Allen and Dave Sttong, de
parted over the O. R. & N. this
morning for Walla Walla.
The team plays Walla Walla to
morrow, the Waitsburg academy
Saturday and returns home Sunday.
Allen and Strong are the "rooters."
Hart, the 195-pound guard, was
barred from the trip on account of
remaining from school.
the State Normal kickers from Che
ney at the Natatorium park on
Otto Zeigler has decided to re
turn to the track and will prob
ably race in France and Germany
A meeting of the directors of the
Spokane Athletic club will be held
tonight in conjunction with the
Abe Attell obtained a decision
Monday over "Biddy" Ryan in a
six-round contest at the American
Athletic club in Chicago. Attell
showed speed and cleverness. His
ducking and side-stepping was per
LONDON. Dec. 11—The New
Adelphi Athletic club is to be the
scene of an international fistic con
test tonight when "Spike" Sullivan
of Boston faces Bill Chester, the
well-known English pugilist. The
two are scheduled to have it out
for 15 rounds at 136 pounds.
CHICAGO, Dec. 11—George
Gardner, the light heavyweight
champion and conqueror of Jack
Root, "Kid" Carter and other star
fighters in the same division, is to
make his first appearance in Chi
cago at Apollo hall tonight. Dilly
Stilt has been selected as his op
ponent and the two are slated to
engage in a six-round go. Stift has
a fairly good record to his credit,
but, In the opinion of close follow
ers of the game, he Is hardly a
match for Gardner. The bout is
expected to be a lively one, bow
aver, and a large crowd will prob
ably be on hand to see the men
mill. • i
In regard to the meeting of the
state senators nnd representatives
elect from the Spokane district
which will be held at the office of
Senator Toiman tomorrow evening
Senator Toiman said:
• Every delegates to the legislat
ure from the Spokane district la
pledged to the support of the rail
road commission bill and I do not
think there will be any discussion
on that topic."
"What is the main object of the
gathering?'' was asked.
"Well, we will principally discuss
the appropriations for the state in
stitutions located in this district—
the Normal school at Cheney and
the Eastern Washington Hospital
for the Insane at Medical Lake."
THREE NEW ELKS.
The Elks hold their regular meet
ing last evening. Three new mem
bers were Initiated.
The Y. P. S. C. E. of the Bethel
Presbyterian church, corner of
Sherman st. and Ulaine aye., will
give a basket social Friday evening,
December 12, In the social hall of
the church. A musical and literary
program has been prepared. Coffee
will be served and baskets will bo
sold to the highest bidder.
Detectives Burns and Briley
made a good capture last night of
property belonging to "Swede
Sam." It was a grip and contained
jdice of all sizes and weights. Sam
appears to have been in on all kinds
of deals lately and the gamblers
of the city have been the sufferers.
The police made a general round
up last night of all obstructions
left on the streets. Tho collection
consists of sleds, boxes, lumber,
bands and a great assortment of
other things. The ordinance under
which the raid was made has been
in force for some time, but has not
The police force of the city are
prosecuting their movement for
John F. Yost, senator-elect, of
Kootenai county, came in from
Sandpoint. Idaho, last night.
C. E. Hanfleld of Farmington is
Gilbert Hunt of Walla Walla is
E. L. Spencer of Davenport is
now in town.
G. J. Kinney of Seattle is here
for a few days.
Dr. Bums of Republic is In the
city for a few days.
George W. Lambert of Waverly is
in town on business.
Fred C. Lee of Mohler, Wash., is
here for a day or so.
H. J. Anderson of Nelson, B. C,
is staying at the Pacific.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Schoellcrmann
of Seattle are in the city.
J. F. Yost of Sandpoint, Idaho,
is staying at the Cadillac.
LOGAL NEWS IN BRIEF.
Imperial lodge, No. 134, I. O. O.
F., will give a reception for the '
Daughters of Rebekah at their hall
in the Symons block this evening.
Bishop ODea has returned to
Spokane after an extended trip
through the east and Canada. He
states that at present there are |
CORNING, N. V.. Dec. 11.—
Johnny Hazlip, the champion light
weight wrestler of Buffalo, and
"Farmer" Davis are in readiness for
their wrestling bout which takes
place here tonight. Both men have
been training faithfully and judg
ing from their apparent excellent i
condition an Interesting contest
will be the outcome. In the event j
of Ha/lip being the victor he will ■
endeavor to get on matches with i
George Bothner and other top-notch i
NEW YORK, Dec. 11.—In the six
day wheel race the score at 9
o'clock this morning showed two
American teams to be in tho lead
by one lap. The coast men, Mc-
Farland and May, lost a lap during
The High school has extended a '
| vote of thanks to Coach Strong for
his efficient work with the football 1
I team this season.
The Pastime club of Portland is
in communication with "Biddy"
King of Denver. King weighs 125
.pounds and is anxious to meet some
one in his class on the coast.
Things are looking pretty favor
able for those who advocate an all
coast league. Henry Harris, the
San Francisco magnate, is now ne
gotiating with Portland and Se
Here is Something' for the
We Will Trnst You.
MAY DO AWAY WITH
THE TAX ATTORNEY
In an interview with reference I
to the abolishing of the tax attor
ney's office Prosecuting Attorney
Kimball said: "Mr. Rockwell is |
not employed by mo or tinder my j
"The tax league approached me
with the inquiry as to whether or
not the work now being handled by
the tax attorney could be handled
through the prosecuting attorney's
office without additional help, and
I replied that I was of the opinion
It could. That is to say, after Rock
well completes the work iff fore
closing the taxes f6r the period
from 1889 to 1895, which will con- j
sume nearly a month's time.
"This will give us a routine of
one year's work, and I am satisfied
we can handle it satisfactorily in
my office. *" —
Clarence Cunningham of Wallace
is here on a business visit.
Rev. Father Brucker of Grand
Forks, B. C, is in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Flonner of
Boise, Idaho, are here on a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Warren
of San Jose, Cal., are in Spokane.
R. B. Wilson, state senator from
Ellensburg, is staying at the Rid
J. W. McArthur has been reap
pointed a member of the state
board of pharmacy.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Seat of Coeur
d'Alene and Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
Seat are visiting in Spokane.
Charles Thomas, one of the popu
lar members of the High school,
left last evening for San Antonio,
no prospects of any change in the
The Fraternal Union of America
held their usual lodge meeting last
evening at the Fraterna. Brother
hood hall. After the of
the lodge an oyster supper was
There is a good wrestling match
in store for Toledo sports the mid
dle of next month between Tom
Jenkins and Mclnery, the big irish
man who has been after a match
for some time.
Contrary to their usual custom,
the social and smoker to be given
by the S. A. A. C. tonight will be
made up of a musical program en
tirely. The athletic events are held
■ for the big fistic carnival Monday
! Another bout has been arranged
for Monday night. Billy Armstrong
and Vaughn, both clever men with
Ithe gloves, will go on as a prelimi
nary to the Jeffries-Fitzsimmons
turn. Armstrong has a good repu
tation as a boxer, but is better
I known as a physical director. He
I has made arrangements with Sum
|C. Mott, who Is now in the city, to
accompany the big fellows. Klsey.
.who will box six rounds with Fitz
gerald, will also accompany the ag
gregation when it leaves-Jiere.
The High school football team
I practiced With the S. A. A. C. eleven
[yesterday. The game »;as played
indoors and was under the direction
|of Coach Allen, who is "recognized
jas one of the best football directors
on the coast.
According to a statement made
by WW Holden, the Walla Walla
team objects to certain players on
the High school eleven, claiming
that they are not members of the
High school and are well-known
The objection is made chiefly
against Hart and Peterson, but it
appears that they have been attend
ing the High school for a consider
able length of ttaae.
THE gHgßJgggSl THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1902.
Every youngster will be
delighted with one of
these Baby Walkers and
the mother will be saved
a lot of work and worry,
besides it teaches the
baby to walk in half the
time. Price, $3.50
£28-28-30 SPRAQUH. I
"The office of tax attorney pays
t>l2s per month and was created by
the legislature in June. 1901," con
tinued Mr. Kimball. "The change,
If made, will come properly through
the county commissioners' office."
Deputy Clerk Spangle of the com
missioners' office said;
"If there has been any arrange
ments made to drop Rockwell and
the position of tax attorney it has
jeen a verbal arrangement between
the commissioners and the prose
cuting attorney pnd as yet the mat
ter has not been discussed at any
Df the weekly meetings."
It is probable that the change
will not take place for a month at
least, allowing sufficient, time to
clear up the work. The change
ft ill result in a saving of $1500 per
Missoula, Mont. —The trial of
Ire Pressly for the murder of his
wife brought out a most sensational
story, in which Pressly swore that
the blows which caused his wife's
death were delivered by her para
j Closing out my large stock of
pianos in order to engage in an
other business. Don't miss this
chance to get a piano at a price you
;will never be able to' duplicate;
easy terms. August Meyer, 919 Riv
"Opportunity comes but once," is
a common saying. But we all do
not realize ore take advantage of
the opportunities when they come
to us. Others have more oppor
tunities than some have, but all
persons have some opportunities.
;One opportunity that we will men
tion is the opportunity of owning
:a home, paying for same in small
• monthly payments at less than
what you would have to pay for
I rent, without interest. This op
portunity you should not let go by,
but consider it when it comes to
you. The Washington Home com
pany, under Marble bank, is offer
jing you this opportunity for own
j ing a home of your own.
Denotes the Highest of Tragic and
Artistic Power and Talent.
Professor Grant Chesterfield has
added a number of prints to lys ex
traordinary collection of palato
graphs since his stay in town, and
among the number is that of a cer
tain lady whose hand denotes a
career most flattering, at least that
is what Chesterfield says. The
young lady in question is now
studying hard, fitting herself for
the stage, and if Chesterfield's pre
diction and the hopes of her nu
merous friends are realized, she
certainly will move in brilliancy.
Professor Chesterfield tells yvui
what you aro ' best fitted for,
whether or not there are certain
change:; In store for you; if you will
be fortunate In your love affairs;
if your home life is or will be
happy; what your disease is and
whether or not you can be cured.
His fee is 60 cents. The parlors
are located at the Rainier Grand
hotel, 811% Riverside aye. They
close evenings at 9 o'clock. Pro
fessor Chesterfield may be consult
ed on Sunday between the hours of
10 a. m. and 5 p. m.
409 - 413
More Special Values in
We have decided to close out every odd suit in this department at less than actual cost of manu
facture. This will give you a chance to secure a suit for an Xmas present. They are made of all
wool material, strictly up-to-date, at prices usually quoted not until the end of the season. Suits
worth from $8.50 to $20.00 at HALF PRICE.
WALKING SUITS—AII wool cheviot, gray, black mm an
and tan, marked to sell $9.98; special
DRESS SUITS —All wool cheviot, covert, homespun, Venetian
cloth, in many new desirable shades. Skirts made in seven-gore
flare effects; jackets blouse or double breasted; marked to sell
$6.98 to $9.50
A FEW SUITS, mostly small sizes; formerly qq
quoted from $CSO to $8. To closo quickly 3>£.99
Choice holiday presents* We
have devoted ranch time and study
to handkerchiefs. The result is a
great assortment of the newest de
Fancy fine lace and embroidery
35c kinds C3U
Plain, hemstitched or
colored border 3»*
Hemstitched, satin stripe
or lace trimmed '*»
Dainty handkerchiefs —Swiss and
linen, lace and em- , „
broidery trimmed .1/ I"*C
Elegant line ladies' sample hand
kerchiefs, worth up to 75c, 2§Q
Fancy embroidered silk « #»_
handkerchiefs, at IwC
Plain hemstitched silk handker
. chiefs, with or.
Silk handkerchiefs J colored bor
ders and white or colored centers;
39c and 49c nr.
values, at 4-3 C
■Taponette handkerchiefs, with
initial 12 l-2c
THE NEW RIBBONS
For Neckwear, Millinery, Fancy
Work and Holiday Use.
Louisine Ribbon —All the pretty
light shades desired for neckwear
or trimmings; 'iVi inches * m
wide; worth 25c; at IOC
Fancy and Plain Taffeta Ribbons
—All colors. In 5 and U inch widths;
really worth 30c; * q_
our price I 3C
A TMsaiid \w§ women
It is estimated that there are a thousand
wage-earners among the young women of
Spokane. While a large number of these
keep a savings account with this bank, the
opportunity is still open for others.
Tilt SpoKane & Eastern Trust Co.
GOOD CHEER-GOLD CURF
G. ORLIN SMITH successfully treats and cures any afflicted
with liquor, opium, morphine or tobacco habits.. An effectivo
clinic, a perfect cure.. Health of patients always benefited. Ref
erences—Cured patients.. Correspondence confidential.. Consul
tation free.. Prices reasonable.. Talk with or write
G. ORLIN SMITH
41 South Madison St., SpoKane, Wash. Tel. North 716
Home Office, 3825 Albion Place, Seattle, Wash.
labor of writing
and, owing to
they are far
at every exposition
and world's fair
and many others.
ranted and guaranteed
to please or your
money back if you
Every Tenth Pen Free.
For Sale By
r. Wright & Co.
Phone Main 612.
HEISER'S DANCING ACADEMY.
Pupils receive private and class
Instructions. Tel. Red *141. Ai
,raory, Madison St.
Women's Coats, Suits, Skirts and Furs
That are the talk of almost every
woman in the city who is inter
ested in MILLINERY
Some of the prettiest hats of the season,
with grape foliage, violet, rose, bird, ostrich
feather and other trimmings. Hats that for
beauty and becomingness have no peer in the
land. Hats that make us famous; $15.00
will not buy a hat equal to these in <t» m aq
other stores; our holiday price is «P"*o
Gloves as Gifts.
An ideal stock of gloves for women, children and men
—the best kid and fabric, the leading styles, tho most
wanted shades; our glove business has been conducted
on such satisfactory lines that the department is ever In
creasing. Every pair we sell is guaranteed.
Women's Two-Clasp Kid Gloves—Black, while and at?
colors; strong, reliable and perfect fitting; pa
made to sell for $1; holiday special at
Men's Wool Golf Gloves —Black, red, A f|_
gray, white; special at ✓ V
Women's All Wool, and Mercerized Golf Gloves—Black,
white, gray and fancy colors; 0/S*»
regular 35c kind at... imnvtim*'*
Boys' Knit Gloves—Black, gray, brown and O/Cr*
fancy color!-; 39c kind at 4m JK,
Owing to the extraor
dinary demand for
we cannot fill any
more trial orders.
Wednesday, Dec. 10
the price will be
$7.00 per ton.
SPOKANE GAS CO.
800-810 Sprague Aye.
A Number One
Timber Claim for Sale
Thirty-five miles from Spokane
and three miles from railroad, in
quire at Preen office.
A DEEP CUT in prices of ladies' coats and jackets; your
choice of any $12.60, $15, $17.50 #j.q qq
CHILDREN'S AND MISSES' LONG COATS at great reduc
tions; sizes 4 to 14 years; prices all reduced for the holidays;
a fine assortment now to chbosc from. •* mm
Some as low as 10
Don't fail to see our window display.
TONS OF IT.
The SloanePaine Co.
Select Your Style
and Quality and
the Price will be
SEE OUR $5.00 HAT.
822 RIVERSIDE AYE.
this Lamp before
buying; any other
Costs 1 Cent
an hour to produce 800
Standard Qas Lamp Co.
204 Post at, Spokane.
1 * UUUU A *Vt*l efUtti
and Cuff Cases.
And the thousand and one things
suitable for holiday gifts at much
below regular prices.
These special values include
many imported novelties. They are
offered at extraordinary low prices.
Fancy Handkerchief Cases—Hand
painted satin; lace trimmed; beau
tiful assortment; prices ap
from $3.98 down to COC
Handsome Glove, Handkerchief
and Work Boxes—Hand painted
top: well worth 75e; j*.
marked *t SJC
Collar, Cuff and Handkerchief
Boxes—Made of opal ware^ painted;
variety of colors; a»
your choice CwC
Beautiful Line of Pine Cushions
—All colors 1 trimmed with lace and
satin ribbons; prices OC#»
as low as $>OC
Underwear and Hosiery
For Women and Children.
Very seasonable offerings In the
lest grades and makes. A splendid
itoek from which to do your choos
Women's Heavy Fleece Lined
Hf>t>t.-' Vests —Silk finished; pants
iv match, on French bands; rogular
V.X; value; aa.
.at this sale www
Infants' Part Wool Ribbed Vests
—Buttoned down the front; finished
wltli toe alma Cfl#»
Women's Full Fashioned Heavy
Black Wool Hosiery—Merino heel
md toe; 1 G/»
tor this sale «.. I«C
An assortment of handsome fenc
ing girl pictures, In unique, artistic
frames to match, ranging in price
from $10 down to as O (\f\
low as A«»U"
Poster pictures, by Mueha, both'
American, German, French anil
English, ranging In price from $10
down to as | f\f\
low as «ww
100 handsome etchings by noted
artists, worth fr.om $2.00 to $3.50,
will close them but, Oft/»
each for AwVl»
Worth goes with beauty herOj
with little prices that talk loudly.
OMO & KEETH CO.
Empire State Block.
YOUR HONEY WILL GO FARTHER
THE TWO-BIT STORE
926 SP9IGUE AYE.
ivf> article In this store for
more than 25 cents. Biggest
values for two hits nnd less ever
offered In Spokane. See our Im
ported ohiMi dollw, toys, etc.
UP TO DATE
Second Floor MohawK BlocK
Telephone East 1874,
S. L. ALEXANDER, Manngor.
Full $5.00 Set
Silver filling 500
Teeth extracted absolutely with
out pain 500
Seamless gold crown, 22k $5
All work guaranteed v from 15 to
20 years. Lady always in attend*
ance. Lowest prices; best work.
Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay.
NEW YORK DENTAL CO.
714H Riverside, Tel. Ited, 1641,
Dr. Haven White, Manager.