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TURKEYS COME HIGH
AND DEEF ADVANCES
The city markets are busy places
today and have been for several days
past on account of the approach of
Christmas and the attendant big din
Dealers report turkeys very scarce
-nd that it Is with the utmost diffi
culty that enough can be secured to
Supply tho demand. The price is kept
Up to tho Thanksgiving point, 26
cents per pound, and yet everything
In the shapo of a turkey, it is said,
Is eagerly taken.
Chickens nre plentiful and sell at
46 to 18 cents per pound. The supply
Of ducks ami geese, while not large,
Js sufficient and they go readily at is
Local architects have received cir
culars calling upon thent to enter the
prize competition being conducted by
tho Baker City (Ore.) lodge of Klks
for plans and specifications for the
new Biles' temple which will be erect
ed this coming year. The cost Is net
to exceed $IS,OOO.
The first prize will be the contract
for furnishing and completing the
plans and speeltleatlons and tho fees
Will be in accordance with the Sched
ule as governed by the American In-
Ptitute of Architects. The second
premium is a cash prize of $100 and
the third $8,0. The committee re
serves the right to reject any and all
bids. The competition closes Febru
ary 1. 1903.
NEW CANADIAN ROAD
The Spokane & Kootenai railroad
is now an assured project, articles
of incorporation having been tiled.
The capital stock is placed at 13,000,*
000 and the Incorporators are D. C.
Corbin and Senator George Turner of
Spokane. Jacob Furth and John II
McGraw of Seattle and Charles s.
liihier of Tacoma.
The load will extend from Spokane
in a general northeastern and north
ern direction via Pend d'oiellle river
and lake, the Kootenai river and trib
utaries to a point in Kootenai county,
Idaho, on tie- bound,,; y !::..- in I ween
tlo' United States and Canada, a dis
tance of about 200 miles.
It is generally understood that the
road will be owned by the Canadian
Pacific, thus practically giving that
linn an entrance into Spokane,
Senate? Turner states that the
money is now on KgUld to build the |
CHICAGO, Deo. 14.—Policeman
Patrick Mahoney wai today found
guilty of burglary and will i>o given
an Indeterminate sentence in the peni
tentiary. Mahoney and two profes
sional burglars blew open the safe
In a jewelry store on Mahoney's heat
and stole $SOOO In Jewels and cur
During the trial It developed that
the policeman devoted his spare time
to perfecting burglars' tools.
J. ]•'. Spangle, olerk in the office of
the county commissioners, left this
afternoon for Spangle, Wash., to at
tend a family reunion tomorrow at
the home of his father, W/illiam
Spangle. There are four children,
13 grandchildren and two great
grandchildren, and all are expected
to be present.
NEW YORK CENTRA!. RAISE.
NEW yOHK, Deo. 24.—The New
fork Central announoes an increase
Of 20 per cent in all salaries in the
clerical department, effective after
LEWIS FREDERICK DRAW.
"Dude" Lew la. a favorite colored
fighter of Spokane, and "Kid" Fred
trick of Seattle fought a 20-round
draw at Wallace last night. It is said
to have been the prettiest hoot ever
Been there. Both men were .evenly
matched and each took considerable
punishment. This match was to de
cide who should meet "Hufe" Turner
of Oakland, champion lightweight of
the Paolftc coast, in all probability
Lewis will get the match any way.
P. N. X.. ANNUAL MEETING.
The meeting of tho Paolfto North
•West league, which Is scheduled foi
Scuttle the hitter part of January.
Is aii event of much Interest to the
fays ift these parts just now. Per-
Imps the most Important question to
be settled by the directors will be
whether or no the cities of Salt Lake
and Ogdon will bo admitted. Port'
land was one of the chief opponents
to the expansion. There Is aIHO con
siderable opposition to such a move
In Taooma and Seattle. The general
opinion In Spokane is that It would
lie somewhat foolhardy to make such
an experiment when we have a se
rious baseball war on our hands. It
Is believed ltutte and Helena strong
ly favor the two Mormon Cities, but
from the way In which they have
offered to stand by President Lucas
It would appear that they will follow
dts dictates In tho matter of expan
An event of more than ordinary In
terest Is being worked up this Week
nnd Is a match between Joe Fitzger
ald, the heavyweight favor-
Beef is steadily advancing in price,
a raise of half a cent in the whole
sale market having occurred last
week and another slight raise Is look
ed for soon. Pork, however, is on
tho decline, the wholesale price hav
ing dropped one-half to three-quarters
of a cent.
In the line of fruits there is a
good supply and a lively demand.
Apples are quoted at retail at from
75c to $1.25 per box; pears, $1.50 to
$1.75 per box; oranges, 25c to 50c
per dozen; bananas, 30c per dozen,
and grapes, 40c per pound. There are
none but imported grapes in tho mar
FALLS FORTY FEET
AND IS STILL ALIVE
C. A. WMrfburn, a lineman for the
Washington Water Power company,
foil 40 foot to tho frozen ground and
(•scaped with a broken leg and minor
Mr. Washburn, besides his broken
limb, seemed little the worse this
afternoon as he lay on the neat cot
at the Sacred Heart hospital with the
SOft-VOtced nurses moving about him.
roail and that the work will begin
early In the spring. Its construction
will probably cost not .far from
$4,000,000. l>. <'. Corbin, who will be
president of the company, will also
have tho active business manage
ment, lie is now In the east, it is
said, in the Interest of the new pro-
Je. t. Mr, Corbin built the fust road
into the Coeur d'Alones and later
bUtll th.< Spokane Kalis X Northern
and !•. thoroughly acquainted with
every detail of the work.
Senator Turner will be general
counsel for the new road. It is also
asserted that he is chief legal adviser
lor the Canadian Pacific in this sec
tion of the United States.
It la asserted by those supposed to
know that when the new road Is com
pleted the Canadian Pacific will make
Spokane the distributing point for ull
of this section and will, therefore,
give this city terminal rates.
"The United Brotherhood of Hall
way Employes is now invading the
northwest." said a prominent rail
roader this morning. "President
George Estes Is heading the campaign
of organizers and has installed a di
vision at Seattle witli over 100 mem
"Bates will come to Spokane within
a short time and take up headquar
ters in this city, giving a series of
lectures to the several class orders
of the railway employes. It Is his
intention to have a Spokane division,
which will enroll every railroad man,
regardless of his position.
"This Is a new move in the railway
world. The C. 1!. K. B. Is a young
organisation, having been launched
Brakeman W, H. Hassenburg was
killed while in the act of making a
coupling at Wonatckee last night in
the Great Northern yards.
The unfortunate man went In be
tween the oars to make the coupling.
When the cars came together Some
timbers, which Were projecting from
the end id' tin' cars, caught tho man's
head, crushing out his life. Hassan
berg lived but live minutes. He
leaves a wife and two children. His
remains will be shipped to Canada.
At present tho freight depot of the
(). 11. & N. Is being used for passen
ger service as well, but Incoming
trains still use the platform at the
burned depot. It Is probable that a
new depot will be erected on the
. and Charles Wleey, heavyweight
11 tosser with the Spokane team.
The match will probably be pulled off
within B few days at the S. A. A. C,
These men were seen together biro
during the Jeffrles-Fitsslmmons ox
hlbition and. besides getting the de
cision over Kisey, the big fireman
created a very favorable impression
with local sports.
FORBES NEII, FIASCO.
Marry Forties of Chicago and Frank
Nell of San FYanelsoo, before the He
I lance club of San Francisco last
night, ended In the seventh round in
a most unsatisfactory manned. Neil
claimed he bad been fouled. Pky
stolana could find no evidence of such
action so Referee Smith, who had re
served his decision, declared Forbes .
the winner. Nell battled well for
seven rounds and look much punish
ment. • I
James J. Jeffries positively contra
dicts the Associated Press statement
that Monroe had him going and that
,he wan down on one knee In tho r«-
cent oonteet at Helena. Kltsslmmous
| corroborate* Jeffries in every partlfiu-
A HARD PAXXh
A laborer named George Van Dusen
slipped this morning in front of the
Bohemian saloon on the corner of
Sprague and Post and broke his leg
just above the knee. Some one In the
large crowde that gathered solicited
financial assistance for the injured
man and about $;i0 was collected to
enable him to defray his expenses at
Sacred Heart hospital.
NRW YORK, Dec. 24.—Detective
Sharkey was this morning sentenced
to 10 years' imprisonment in Sing
Sing by Justice Davy for the killing
of Millionaire Fish.
Almira. Wash.—The question as to
which died iirst, Judge Lewis or his
wife, b"th. of whom were found mur
dered last Sunday, may cause consid
erable litigation in the settlement of
the estate. No will has yet been
and was able to give a coherent ac
count of the accident.
"With a couple of others, I was
setting a transformer on a 40-foot
pole, on Adams St. near Thirteenth
"I had Just gone up the pole and
Was about to make a splice. In catch
ing my wire I threw my safety belt
around the pole and leaned back, 1
, felt something give and woke up
here. Thi- bell had broken."
Charles O'lSranson of Philadelphia
to Vlnnie Holcomb of Bayre, o.:
Charles t. c.oodseii to Theresa
Ethyl Sauls, both of Spokane; Henn
A, Glaser to Edith M. Thurston, both
lOf Spokane; Charles P. Olson to Ida
Ryablom, both of Spokane; Lee H.
Gillette of Marc. Idaho, to Bthel M.
Burgle of Spokane; Naaman I>. Hop
kins to Julia Louise Jowdt, both id'
Spokane; Harry E. Anderson to Mar
lon Mason, both -of Spokane; A. J.
Davis to M. Elizabeth Miller, both of
; Spokane; Olaf Hager to Hllma Chorl
: strom. both of Wallace, Idaho; I. 1!.
Martin to Bonnie Osborne, both of
Spokane; Charles Salt marsh of Al-
I mira to Pearl Andrews of Spokane;
, John I'eterson to Volnia X, Bwanson,
' both of Spokane.
I GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Pee. 24.—
j The fast express on the l'ere Mar
quette railway this morning in a
blinding snow storm crashed into the
rear end of a freight While running
at full speed. Both trains were
' wrecked. Thirteen were seriously in
jured, including live trainmen. Many
j others received slight injuries.
about two years ago. It now has an
army of members throughout the
United States, Canada and Mexico
ami publishes a weekly paper, which
has a wide circulation.
".Mr. Bstes is a young man with an
unusual tact for organizing and his
methods are similar to those used in
Scotland. His all aval here Is looked
forward to with much interest both
by tic officials and the railroad em
ployes, as he lias yet to find a center
w hen' he has been unable to establish
"The railway clerks, stenographers,
agents and section men have had no
means of airing their grievances, and
tinder the llstes system all such em
ployes arc enrolled.''
G. N. WRECK.
A freight rear-end collision last
night on the Great Northern delayed
all traffic for several hours.
Bastbound No. mil ran Into the lo
cal freight, also easttiound. smashing
the caboose and one car. which after
wards burned, and badly damaging
the engine of No. 21t>. No one was
The flagman is supposed to be at
The railway telegraph operators of
tin 1 northwest are confidently looking
for an Increase of pay soon after the
firs! of tin- year Then' is no friction
between the employes and employers
and the railway officials have express
ed the intention of giving the men a
The feature of what promises to
>c an excellent racing week at Inglo
dde is tho Christmas handicap with
1250(1 added, it is to be run tomor
mv and is a mile and a quarter
'Vent. Among the horses entered are:
lomeateadi Articulate, Vesuvian,
<joueu, Hermencla, Cunard, Corrigan,
The Vretler end Searcher. During the
iast It I days, ending Saturday, the
tew California Jockey club diatribut
)d In stakes and parsers. \V.
t. Jennings & to. have been In the
cad for some time and It was ma
erially Increased through the win
ling of Krishna in the Futurity stake
"Kid" Frederick, who last night
fl ught a 20-round draw at YVai dner
with "Dude" i.ewis. has i v matched
to light Perry Queenan before a Se
attle club on January 12.
.lark Monroe, the Butte fighter who
recently met Jeffries In the ring, says
his condition now is unfit for righting
anyone, but the! he Ik going Into
training end in n ehort time will be
itMuiy to meet anyone.
DEATH OF PATTON.
After a struggle of 10 days with
the deadly grip of Bright's disease,'
Li. Mart Patton peacefully passed to
his eternal rest at 8 o'clock last eve
ning. During the long siege of pain
through which he passed he bore up
valiantly and looked forward to the
inevitable result with true Christian
resignation. When the final moment
came'lie was surrounded by his fam
ily and many intimate friends.
Mr. Patton was born in Cleveland,
o. Intending to become a preacher,
he studied at the seminary conducted
by the Brothers of Mary In Baltimore,
Md. Believing that he had no voca
tion for the priesthood, he devoted
himself to newspaper work, in which
he proved himself a man of superior
merit. For many years ho was editor
of the Baltimore Mirror, which is
Cardinal Gibbons' official publication,
lie was married to Miss Etta Ahem
in 1898, who is a daughter of John
Ahem. former state president of the
A. O. H.
He was a member of the Catholic
Foresters/ the Knights of Columbus,
the Woodmen of the World, the
Eagles and tho Elks. He was a con
sistent member of St. Joseph's church
on Dealt aye., and not. of the Main
aye. church, as has been stated.
The Catholic people of Spokane
deeply mourn his loss, as ho was
considered a shining honor to their
religion, and who left nothing undone
within his power to advance its cause.
Yesterday afternoon an easthound
train on the-Great Northern met with
an accident at Lyons, 15 miles west
of here, derailing the engine.
One of the best evidences of the
prosperity enjoyed in the Inland Em
pire today is the improved conditions
among the wage-eamors. Heretofore
a large share of this desirable class
of people have been read burdened
for the privilege of living in homes
owned by other people. Today many
Of them live In their own homes.
Keeping pace with the good times.
a vast improvement has been made
in the systems by which homes can
lie secured by wage-earners. Speak
ing id' this. 11. V. Fuller of the
Washington Homo company says: "11
is surprising how ninny people are |
taking advantage of our plan. We
have already bought and built many
homes in Spokane and elsewhere in
the state, and people earning small
wages are paying for these homes on
easy instalments. The 'no interest'
plan is a winner. When a man calls
at our office under the Marble bank,
and learns that he can get a $1000
home and need oidy pay $10 a month
for it. be Invariably becomes a con
There will be no meeting of Bar
tenders' local, No. ISS, tonight,
We Promise Nothing
which we can not
fulfill, and we are
willing to let the
patients we have
treated testify to
our ability to cure
after all others
No Money Until Cured
is an offer to the afflicted which we
alone can make.
Our combined electro-medical treat
ment effects cures in those chronic
cases which no other methods can
If you can not call, write us fully
regarding your case, and ask for our
free book Oil diseases.
122 Mill St., Opp. Telephone Ex
change, Spokane, Wash.
Pour-room house In Stafford's addi
tion, nice lawn mid trees, two acres
of ground, city water, good chicken
ranch ; price, 91300.
160 acres, 80 miles from city, good
land, some cultivated, horse, barn
and orchard; price, $1000, or trade for
lot and some cash.
Four lots In half-mile circle, sur
rounded by three streets, in splendid
location for business proposition;
bound to enhance in value; price,
We have always got onstomers for
nice residence property, and are now
malting a specialty of Inside property,
hist your properly with us. If it is
a good buy. we can sell it.
PHIL T. BECKER & CO.
Room 1, EXCHANGE BANK BL'DG.
Limed Mfg. Co.
Ist and Stevens, Spokane
Spokane HI?. I Prifi; (o.
formerly at rear I Riverside aye., art
now located at -ix Rlvorelde, base
in. lit of Qardner hotel, and are nots
aide to save you money on Job print
lug. «;i\ «■ US v trial order ami w<
guarantee satisfaction both in work
and prices Will be pleased to klv,
estimates on any orders, larie oi
small Remember the place—Qardnei
\ few Rood solicitors wanted fol
Cit) and country.
Don't Forget the Hardware Man
When Shopping for Christmas
Flexible Flier Sleds
Union Hardware Skates
Striking Bags, Foot Bails
Rifles, Jack Knives
Safety Razors -Star and Gem
Andirons and Fire Sets
Five O'clock Tea Kettles
"Rogers" Silver Ware
Holley, Mason, MarKs® Co.
Special Sales for
End of year-
LOWEST PRICES—Cash or
Some good bargains in slight
ly damaged and second hand pi
anos aud organs.
Tiling and repairing a spe
cialty.. Work guaranteed.
605 and 607 Sprague Aye.
G. A. Heidinger, Mgr.
Do not postpone tho open
ing of a savings account sim
ply because of the smallness
of your deposit. All things,
you know, must have their
beginning. The big things of
today were the little things
of yesterday. Remember, we
receive deposits as low as a
The Spokane and
Eastern Trust Co.
Palouse Land Co.
We have the best bargains
and surest returns in Palouso
lands that have been offered.
Two miles north of Diamond,
HiO to 040 acres, heavy black
loam, well watered, easy
terms, $25 per aero.
D. T. HAM, President
221 Tho Hookery.
L. It. MONFORT
I 322 FERNWELL BLK.
TV!. Red 17S0. Rea. Tel. White 222.
$200 —Pine corner and inside lot,
Union Par It; abstract furnished.
$900—A block of five lots, all
large lots, adjoining Corbin Park,
on water main. Will sell the whole,
block or divide to suit you and give
$1000 —Good five-room house, cor
ner and Inside lot on graded street,
lat good terms.
1 have some nice lots In Forest
Park addition in block joining Mon
roe st. Pine location for a home.
Come and see them.
HEISER'S DANCING ACADEMY.
Pupils receive private and clan
instructions Tel. Red 2941. Ar
mory, Madison »v
S,re a safe investment, but there nre
many other good ones, and one of
them is an investment In
fur a home fur your family. This
is a good time to build, before the
spring rush begins, We have plenty
of stock and will bo glad to figure
WASHINGTON MILL COMPANY,
phone Exchange 10.
ON SPOKANE PRAIRIE
CooK (EL ClarKe Agts.
715 Riverside Aye.
Two new modern cot
Three now modern cot
One now largo modern
One new 8 room modern
One new 8-room modern
A. S. Crowder & Co.
25-26 Jamieson BIK.
Phone Main 3.
Gardner & Gardner.
S MARBLE BANK BUILDING.
Tel. Red 442 L
can buy a new scon-room modern
Cottage >>n the Ninth Side near How
aid at. for jißoo. Only one-half, cash.
J. MONROE HEATON,
oi j- jaiuioaon iiiui;.
GOOD CHEER-GOLD CURE
G. ORLIN SMITH successfully treats and cures any afflicted
with liquor, opium, morphine or tobacco habits.. Art effective
clinic, a perfect cure.. Health of patients always benefited. Ref«
erences—Cured patients.. Correspondence confidential.. Consul
tation free.. Prices reasonable.. Talk with or write
208 Montvale BIK., cor. First and Monroe, Spokane, Wash.
Tel. Post 816. Home Office, 3825 Albion Place, Seattle, Wash.
TONS OF IT.
The S!oane Paine Co.
HOME ON TINE.
We can make onv c iswy payment
plan suit everybody. The best way
for the poor man to GET A HOME.
Be the landlord's slave no longer.
Strike out for freedom. We will
help you, if you will let us.
HOMES AT $850 TO $2200
are just the thing for you. Take
your wife to look at them. She
will be delighted with the prospect
of owning one of them.
F. FLINT S CO.,
8011"2 Riverside Aye.
Jay Lawyer. Manager.
H. It, Dalke, Secretary.
WESTERN TRUST AND
BUYS AND SELLS ALL
KINDS OF REAL ESTATE
WRITE FIRE INSURANCE,
take entire charge of property for
OWnerS, and have dwellings, stores
anil rooms for rent.
17-18 Jamieson ltlk. Tel. M. SIS,
20 LEVEL LOTS
NEAR CAR LINES, $125 TO
c. r. CLOiicn & co.
309 Empire State Bldg.
Phone Main 304.
2*4 to 10 acre tracts or good gar
den and fruit land, near car Hue;
part cash, balance time.
4 acres, on Bprague st. car line;
12 lots, 50x135. on Sprague aye.,
$:'.O each; part cash.
450 acres, join city, for $7.50.
120 acres in southern Oregon, $5
Herkelrath & Smillle,
318 Riverside Aye.
\w write all kinds of insurance,
collect and take general charge of
property, buy ami sell real aetata
Olve us s trial and am is re you will
I .S. BARRETT & CO., 5 Post St
G. ORLIN SMITH
SPOKANE GAS CO.
UP TO DATE
Second Floor MohawK BlocK
Telephone East 1874.
S. L. ALEXANDER. Manager.
Full $5.00 Set
Silver filling 500
Teeth extracted absolutely with
out pain 50c
Seamless gold crown. 22k $5
All work guaranteed from 15 to
20 years. Lady always in attend
ance. Lowest prices; best work.
Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay.
l NEW YORK DENTAL CO.
714V 2 Riverside. Tel. Red 1641.
Dr. Haven White, Manager.
5- room modern cottage, excel
lent location; price 91600
6- room modern house, near the
Hryant school; price 3000
5-room modern house, on Boone
aye.; price 3000
8-room modern house, in
Browne's addition; price 4000
16, A. Yancey=Williams Co.
that there are more demands made
on tills school for stenographers than
it can supply?
Over Goo students last year. We
expect more this year.
H. C. BLAIR. Principal.
buys six-room house, on Fifth ay*.
one block from car Hue, desirable
location; terms, $200 cash; balauca
EUnendorf & Elmendorf
SPOKANE DETECTIVE AGENCY
AND MERCHANTS' POLICE.
Detective business and coutlden..
R. Gemmrtg, Fbone S. 3953,
W. E. Stauffor, Phone a. 8696,
Headquarters, 2IS Temple Court,
Phone Main 203.
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.
806-810 Sprag'oe Aye.
605 Riverside Aye., City
DID YOU KNOW
Cor. Riverside and Post St.
321 RooKery Building.