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FIRING IS CONTINUED
MTJKDEN, Fob. 25.—At B:3Q o'clock this morning,
faction was opened on the center witli siege guns. The
tiring continued through the day.
(Scripps NewS Association.)
§T. PETERSBURG, Feb. 25—Ku
ropatkin reports thai he has received
word that 2(( Japanese torpedo boats
and warships have been sighted off
Vladivostok. It is believed the pres
ence of the boats may indicate the
opening of tlie bombardment of Vlad
(Scrirrs New? Association )
ST. PETERSBURG. Feb. it.—Al
dispatch from Huan Shan states that
the forward movement of tlie Jap
"Horny-, Bill"* i
"Give us dose pennies yOUSS swiped
frum us. Bill!"
Such will be the greetings tonight
when the great nnd only Pol lee man
"Bill" Shannon appears on the stage
st the Auditorium in tlie plaj ofi
"The Toliee PatroL"
Because "Hill" Shan',on is going to
appear. "Bill" must be theie to help
win the bet which Alex Macdonald |
wagered with Dsn McPhee that "Bill" |
would rather jump off the Monroe <
rtreet bridge than face an audience
nt the theater tonight.
NEWS FROM THE
OT INTEREST TO MOTHERS.
1 have seen lots of tilings written
by the school children, but 1 never
gtesrd anything about tlie mothers'
meeting. It is a society formed by
the i Ity missionary, Miss Heart. Each
lady is sSJSSSSSd 10 cents every two
weeks. The meetings are opened by
rong and prayer and Bible reading.
Then they sew for the poor on piece
QUlttS which Sre to be sold and the
money put in the treasury for the
benefit of the poor and sick. They
have now about 25 members and are
Increasing every week. They have
d' ne lots of good and expect to do
more every day. The ladies spend a
very delightful arternoon. Light re
freshments are always served. con-
Fisting of coffee, cake and sand
MISS IIAZF.T. MGINNIS,
"(i Franklin Flats.
TRIED TO STEAD WAGON.
Thieves entered the yard of Mr.
Hendry* at ill Stone street last nigl I
about 10:10 o'clock and tried to take
bis wagon. He was aroused by tlie
dogs barking and got up nnd went to
the window and as It was dark he
Could not see them. He got a lan
tern and as the thieves saw tlie light
they left the wagon and ran away.
Mr. Hendryg was afraid the thieves
Would return, so he chained up his
Wagon nnd kept watch all night, but
the thieves did not return. F 8.,
Id Stone Street.
Born, February 24, to Mr. ami Mrs.
J. I. McCoy, E.'-tt Gordon avenue, a
daughter. LYLE M'COY.
SCHOOL WALK PAVED.
The wooden walk on the west side
€>f the Lincoln school was torn up
end a pavement stands in its place.
The work was done by people em
ployed by the company.
A N THONY GERIMONTB,
F.;i<jS Sprague Avenue.
Michael Qrau died this morning at
2:3" at the Sacred Heart bcapital of
a gunshot wound. He was shot a
month ago In Montana by a small
Bran wag scuffling with the lad s
mother, and the bojr, thinking Gran
was trying to kill his mother, picked
up a Zt-oalibor title nnd ahot Qrau
in tlie stomae>ti. Tha body is now
Genuine CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS mast bear
T»ie> TOUCH the
Genuine, Wrapper Printed on
R&D PAPER BLACK LETTERS
tenon, tor the Slgonture
ansae to the south of Mukden con
tinues. The Russian outposts arc
tokio, ivii IB. —The Jspanese
hSVS captured the German collier
Servius, bound for Vladivostok.
LONDON, Feb. 25 —A Russian bat
tleship, accompanied by four cruisers
and several colliers, presumably part
of the Russian Third Baltic tteet,
passed Dover this morning, going
H BHl" declared unto himself that
driving street ears acroaa back
streets where there were no tar
tracks and no "Old Man" Wlacomb
was worse than driving kids off the
stage and that when he made up hia
mind to drive those kids —why those
kids would he driven.
80, tonight, tln 'terror of tlie
tenderloin" will appear clothed In all
his majesty and his right mind and
That big audience Which Will at
tend the police benefit is going to
yell tilings when "Bill" appears as a
real live actoi man.
lying at Buchanan's undertaking par
lors. C* F. BTEWART,
EHIS Third Avenue.
A boxcar of the 0, R A N. was
broken open yesterday and some mer
chandise stolen. Among the things
taken was a case of Honeysuckle
brand evaporated cream.
C. P. BTEWART,
E6lB Third Avenue.
Mrs. Mary Miller, wife of diaries
Miller, died of consumption. She died
at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. She
lived at t;2!) Glass street in Lidger
wood Park. She leaves one daughter
and three sons. Her husband is a
printer ln this city. lie runs tlie
Star printing shop In tho basement
of the Granite block.
Mrs. O. K. and Mrs W. H. Foster
entertained tlie members of the F.m
erald club at their residence, K225
Krmtna avenue. February 23.
Helen Bkepplngton entertained the
guests by a song and recitation.
in tlie guessing content Mrs. Rob
art I gained lirst prize and Mrs. Cork
The guests were Mrs. Darricott,
Mrs. Owd, Mrs. Crosby, Mrs. Csl
laghan, Mrs. Corkery, Mrs. Roberts,
Mrs. Kenny, Miss Byrne, Miss Portch,
Robert Owd, Helen Bkepplngton.
RITZVILLE, Wash , Feb. 2 5. —A
few nights ago a safe was blown
open in a saloon ami 11000 in money
and notes taken. No clue to the
burglars has been found.
The Spokane Traction company has
now nearly completed its double track
line on Third avenue. They have
about 25 men working to finish it by-
Monday. When they have that done
they will double track the Manito
Park line. It is expected they will
put on a ln-minute car service.
Ay Abjoiuteiy Cure
SALLOW SKIN —
MRS. MIELER DEAD.
LEO ST. CLAIR,
Nil! Altamont street.
SAFE BLOWN OPEN.
COMPLETING CAR LINT..
E6II Third Avenue.
Thee was a party at Mrs. Stanley's
house, 62* Shannon avenue, on Friday
evening-, February 24, at 7:30 o'clock.
There were about 22 of the Juvenile
class present. We had a splendid
time playing games and lunchelng.
The party broke Up at 11 O'clock.
All had a pleasant evening except
the party was deprived of the privi
lege of eating the hest cakes because
they were stolen by some bad boys
OUtSlde. FKItXF. STANLEY,
B2A Shannon Avenue.
Tho Ladles' .\id society of the
German Evangelical Synod of North
America met al Rev. E. .1. Fleer's,
Normandle Street, The afternoon was
spent in sewing. Light refreshments
E312 Stnto Avenue.
(Sctlpps News Association.)
DES MOINES, la., Feb, 25,—Letson
Ball let, the Napoleon of nuance, will
be released Tuesday without serving
his entire throe months.
Balllel was sentenced for obtaining
1250,000 by fraudulent use Of the
mails and through the White Swan
Mines company. lie also escapes the
fine of tio.noo and costs.
It is understood there will be no
prosecution on the Pacific coast,
where most of tlie victims live.
(Scripps News Association.)
INDIA NAPOLIB, Feb. 25.—The
special investigation committee ap
pointed by the house to Inquire Into
the charges of bribery made by Rep
resentative Baker against Senator
Baker completed its work today.
As a result the Marion county
grand jury will be called Monday.
The committee recommends an ap
propriation of $suuo to carry on the
(Scripps News Association.)
HELENA, Mont., Keb. 25.—The
house today directed the attorney
general to make an Inquiry Into the
operation of trusts and combinations
in Montana and if they are found to
be conducting business in any way
in violation of tlie law or constitution
to prosecute them under tlie civil or
criminal laws, or both.
(Scripps News Association.)
CHICAGO, Feb. 25.—While an ac
tress in the Chicago opera house this
afternoon was singing a sentimental
song about home a young man in the
amHence pulled a revolver and killed
himself. it created a panic.
It is generally supposed he was
homesick. He has not yet been iden
(Scrlpps News Association.)
GUTHRIE, 0. T„ Feb. 25—Abe
Gouch, an Oklahoma City policeman,
today murdered Mrs. Dell Patterson,
his paramour, and killed her com
panion. Mrs. Maud Patterson, because
she Interfered, He then killed him
(Scripps News Association.)
OLYMPIA, Feb. 25.—After a bit
ter fight the house passed the railway
commission bill without amendment
at noon today. Th vote was 73 to 11.
• Scrlpps News Association.)
■ACRAMKNTO, Cal., Feb. 25.—
Judge Hart this morning overruled
the demurrer In the case of Hunkers,
the accused boodler.
Hart's decision affected Punk, is
only. Emmons demurred with Hunk
ers, but the decision in Kmmons' exse
was deferred because of the latter*!
Bunkers will be arraigned for plea
KANSAS WILL FIGHT
(Scrlpps News Association.)
TOPEKA, Kan , Feb. 25.—Governor
Booh has decided to put the state
refinery law into operation at once.
A bond l«sue Is being prepared.
The governor hopes to have the
work started hy April 1.
The Press la P live newspaper—
dr.lly 1 year In country, 52.00 In ad
THE SPOKANE PRESS
SCOTT IS ASKED
TO NAME THE DATE
Mayor Boyd this afternoon ad
dressed a lengthy communication to
Engineer Scott of Seattle, asking film
to ai range to meet Engineers Waller
and Welle here next Friday. If En
gineer Boot! can not be present next
Friday, he is urged by the mayor to
name a convenient day, giving 21
hours' notice of his coming so that
the mayor can secure the attendance
Of the other members of the com
Tlie mayo r says in his letter to
Scott thai he has been informed by
CASE CLOSES TODAY
Washington, D. C,
Feb. 25 — Former Sen
ator Thurston this
morning began the
closing arguments for
judge Swayna in the
impeachment trial be
fore the senate, be
ing allowed two hours
to sum up. The trial
will close this after
his argument for the
prosecution at 2:30
and the doors of the
senate were closed for
consideration of the
The senate agreed
to vote on the Im
peachment of Judge
Bwayne at 10 o'clock
FIRST WHITE CHILD
HORN IN SPOKANE
Who was the first white child bom
There are several people who.claim
this distinguished honor and tlie
question aught to be settled.
If the pioneers can be heard from
we shall probably determine who
shall take the place in the histry of
The latest claimant lives in Port
land, and has sent the following letter
to Mayor Boyd;
Portland, Or., February 20 1005.
Pear Sir —1 write to you for a word
of information about pioneers of
Spokane. I was born In Spokane,
Washington, February 3, 1879, and
have been told that I was the first
white child born there.
My father and mother, CI. W. and
H. \. White, emigrated from the
Willamette valley to Spokane wltii
Dr. Waterhouse In the fall of 187 S.
On February,'!, 1579 I was born in one
Tlie trial of Henry Aran, the Jap
who is charged with murder, was re
sumed this afternoon before Judge
So Many challenge! were made to
jurors yesterday that the entire panel
was exhausted and a Jury had not
been secured when court adjourned.
A new panel of 50 Jurors was sum
money by tlie sheriff to report at the
court this afternoon. It Is probable
that the entile afternoon will be de
voted to securing a jury.
Tlie accused Jap was extremely
nervous when seen at the jail this
morning. He passed a sleepless night
after being ln court yesterday and
seems on the verge of breaking down.
In his meloncholy condition he
would probably Pave the county the
expense of a trial If he could secure
something in the line of poison or a
deadly weapon and carry out tlie
plan of self-destruction which he
evolved a few days ago when tlie
jailer stopped bis suicidal scheme.
Makes bone and muscle faster than
any other remedy. Brings strength,
health and happiness to the whole
family. That's what Holllster's
Tea will do. 35c,
Tea or Tablets.
Commissioner Omo thla afternoon
served a written i.otiee upon 8. J.
Holland* who i« srectlng a brick
DOtMlng on RIVSrSIdS avenue between
Washington ami Bernard streets, that
lie must keep the sidewalk open in
front of the property*,
•The ordinance requiring sidewalks
to be kept open will be rigidly en-
both Engineers Waller and Weile that
a compromise plan for the needed im
provement to the water works system
can be agreed upon by the commis
sion and Engineers QUI and Mclntyre.
Waller and Weile. however, do not
like to take the responsibility of
agreeing to tlie proposed compromise
without the personal attendance and
sanction of Engineer Scott.
«'|ty F.ngineer Thomson of Seattle
Is much improved BO that it Is prob
able that Mr. Scott will join his as
sociates here next Friday.
of the old soldier barracks, which
stood in tin' middle of what ls now
The ladies who came to see me and
said I was the first, white child born
there were Mis. J. J. Browne, Mrs.
A. M. Cannon, Mrs. J. N. Orover, Mrs.
W. C. Gray, whose husband kept tlie
first hotel there, and Mrs. Warner.
In tlie fall of 1.579 my father and
mother crossed tlie river in a little
boat, as there was no bridge, to there
homestead on Five Mile prairie.
There I was raised until 1895, when
we sold out and went to California.
I would like to know if you could
find out by records if I was tile first
white child born in Spokane, for I
do not wish to say I am tlie first if
1 am not.
i would like to know if Spokane
would acknowledge me as one of Its
pioneers, Hoping to hear from you
soon I am
Mrs. Llllie H. Wilbur,
forced," said Commissioner Omo this
afternoon, "it is unjust to those
having adjoining property and tn the
public generally to allow the walks
to be closed."
Tlie notice served today specifies
that the sidewalk shall be opened the
full width and securely covered to
protect pedestrians from danger.
PRETTY SAFE RULE TO GO BY.
When there is a feeling that the
heart or lungs, blood or liver, brain
or nerves are diseaseii, at once com
mence to doctor the stomach. That
is the foundation of tlie trouble in
'mi cases out of every 100. Commence
to regulate tlie digestive organs, get
them in healthy working condition,
and the Other troubles will leave of
themselves. Diseases which have
their beginning in the stomach must
be cured through the stomach. The
medicine for stomach disorders and
half the ills of life, is Dr. Ounn's
Improve,] I.lver Pills. They are sold
by all druggists for 25c per box. One
pill is a dose. These pills put all the
digestive organs ln good condition
so tiiat disease has no basis to work
upon. For sale by all druggists.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 — A Ko
rean mission, said to be the only
successful one in the states, has
been established in Angeles.
The English language, the Christ
ian religion, the art of cooking,
and ii fact the essence of western
Civilization is to he had nt this
prosperous headquarters for all
who hail from the little eastern
island of turmoil.
The mision has been organized
under the auspices of tlie Metho
dist Episcopal church, and through
the personal efforts of Mrs. Flor
ence M, Sherman, a returning mis
sionary from Korea.
Each Korean boy who becomes
an inmate of the mission Immedi
ately commences his re-creation
fr moOrlentallsm to Occidentalism.
' His first lesson is in building a
, fire in a western stove and the
i preparation of a simple meal. His
j next lesson is from books, etc.
AH the while, as he goes through
his various duties, the linglish lan
guage is slowly, but skillfully and
untiringly rubbed Into bis brain.
The entire household from spare
bed to kitchen pantry is managed
by the inmates, as is the outdoor
50 Dozen 85c, 75c and 65c
Men's Dress I Negligee Shirts
All Kinds of Patterns
With and Without Detachable Collar and Cuffs
New Untrimmed Hats
work. Hy this method, the boys
are taught, at once, one means of
gaining a livelihood.
Inmates of the mission say that
in the next twelve months there
will be an influx of Koreans to the
United States and that southern
California is their natural landing
Music by Pfister orchestra next
Sunday evening at Pfister.
The woman who drosses the
best is not always the wealthiest.
Time to take a good blood purifier,
Watson Drug company have all the
good ones for sale.
"Dutch Jake" lias transferred the
Clneograph theater to the Spokane
Vaudeville company recently organ
Ladles play billiards and pool
every day and evenings at Ptlster
William H. Hlggins, pressman on
the Spokesman-Review, was notified
today by telegram from Chicago of
tlie sudden dentil of ills son.
Social dance and prize waltz Tues
day, February 2N, at Riverside hall,
Wl3 Riverside avenue, given by
Ileemcr's Orchestra. Good prizes will
be given for both ladies and gentle
John Jones of Jonesville, Alaska,
writes that tiling's are coming his
way by the roots. John is living in
Free Instructions to ladles every
morning on bowling by experienced
lady Instructor at Pfister bowling
No one with a regular Income
should put off saving. "Time and tide
wait for no man." In our savings
hank department we pay Interest at
the rate of 4 per cent per annum,
compounded semiannually, on ths
minimum quarterly balance ln even
dollars. 6pokane & Eastern Trust
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 2.-..— II is
reported thai Maxim Gorky, the au
thor and reform leader, will be re
leased today on CtiOO roubles ball.
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 2B.—The
strikers who went out today Included
the employes of the Pur toff iron
WARSAW, Feb. 25.— In a fight In
the Vienna station this morning a
police officer was killed by a student
All railway lines are practically tied
up ami the strike is spreading. Stu
dents of the Kharkolf University
Technical school struck today.
LONDON, Feb. 25.—The St. Peters
burg correspondent of ths Exchange
Telegraph reports thai martial law
has been declared at Baku.
WARSAW, Feb. 2.-..—Disorders con
tinue at different parts. At Mark I
this morning strikers wrecked the
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. IB.—Ths
revolutionists today set fire to the
military msgaslns it Kieff. .\n Im
mense quantity of grsln, bay and
cereals was destroyed.
BT. PETERSBURG, Feb. 25.—The
committee of ministers have post
poned the summoning of the semsky
Work in lbs l'utiloff works was
A very special offering: Smart, new ready to wear tur
bans, tricorns and toques—s2.oo hand made hats—at 98c.
These hats have radically new shapes and the newest
braids—the correct combination for this year; silk hair
braid and fluted chiffon; the colors all the latest; tints in
pink, blue, tan. white and black. These hats are beauti
fully made on wire frames. Hats that possess all the style
points of $5.00 hats. Tomorrow 98c
Reeky MoiiDtd.ii fci Nuggets
A Busy Medicine for Busy People.
Brings Oolden Health and Renewed
A specttle for Constipation, Indi
gestion, Liver and Kidney Troubles,
Pimples, Eczema, Impure Blood Bad
Breath. Sluggish Bowels, Headache
and Backache. It's Rocky Mountain
Tea In tablet form, .'IK cents a box.
Genuine made hy Hollister Drug
Dolden NvurtTets tor Sallow People.
pSa, CHICHCSTIH'I eNdYlsto ■
?£NMYRQYAL PI! IS
PROF, LEOPOLD BGKADE, In-
■tractor ln Violin aud Flano Music,
has established himself in Spskane.
Prof. Schude Is a graduate of the
Conservatory of Music at Souder
hausen, Germany. Second door Gran-
The Village Pump
is not more a necessity to its community
than gas coke is necessary to Spokane's
One Half the Price
of soft and hard coal or soft and hard
wood. We deliver it within the mile
TELEPHONE MAIN 305
Jimmie Is Putting Up the Front
It's the goods he sells that "Make Good."
IMPORTED PORT $1.25 $1.00
IMPORTED SHERRY $1.00 $1.25
IMPORTED MUSCATEL $1.00 $1.25
IMPORTED MALAGA $1.00 $1.25
IMPORTED MADERIA $1.00 $1.25
IMPORTED TOKAY $1.00 $1.25
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