Husband (after the theater)— Well, how did you like the piece?
wtfa—Very much. There's only one improbable thing in it. The
second act take* place two years after the first, and they have
th« same servant."
MRS. FAULKNER REGAINS KID-
WIPED CHILD BY CLEVER WORK
_ Comes to Spokane, Finds Out Where Husband Has Hidden
Daughter, and Captures Her.
(By United Press Leased Wire)
SEATTLE, March s.—Mrs.
Blanche Faulkner is back in Seattle
today, and with her is her three
year old child, Alice Bessie, the
baby stolen by the father, who, in
Jail at Spokane, told the police that
the baby was starving and freezing
to death in a shack at the edge of
By a clever ruse, Mrs. Faulkner
got back her child, and thwarted
her husband, who has so many
times defeated her in the fight for
her custody. When Faulkner was
brought back to Seattle by a detec
tive he did not bring the child.
While in Spokane he got an order
from the court restoring the ens
tody to him.
MOTHER'S CLEVER RUSE.
But Mrs. Faulkner also holds an
order of the court. She quietly
slipped off to Spokane and casually
paid a visit to the Windsor hotei,
where she and her husband for
merly lived, and where the little
girl was finally found by the Spo
She tallied of various things. Ap
pearing unconcerned, she finally
mentioned the baby, asking conven
tional questions about the child's
welfare, how the little tot liked its
new home and its care, just as if
Bhe knew everything concerning
her whereabouts. She played her
part well nnd threw the landlady off
"Mrs. Kuder is a fine woman: she
BEWARE OF FUDGE,
GIRLS, SAYS WILEY.
WASHINGTON. March 5.—
Girls, beware of fudge, that
smooth, creamy, rich chocolate
Dr. Wiley, who is I'nited
States pnre food commissioner,
and tb« man who is popularly
supposed to know more about
food than anybody else, sounds
the keynote of warning.
"Fudge is harmful." said Dr.
Wiley. "It makes girls fat, ow
ing to its excess of carbohy
drates, which produce adipose
tissue. College and high school
girls are round, roly poly crea
tures, Instead of the slender
maids that the counery used to
know before the fudge craze
seized the nation."
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Every piece of dental work
performed by their special
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by their iron-clad written
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will take good care of her," the
woman ventured to remark.
Taking mental note of the name,
Mrs. Faulkner loft. She found the
name. ".Mis. Frank Kuder" in the
directory. She went to the police
station first and was furnished with
The house was found and Mrs.
The little girl herself threw open
ONE CRY OF "MAMA!"
There was one bound and a cry
Mrs. Kuder remonstrated, but the
child pleaded, "This is my mama;
let her alone." And when Mrs.
Faulkner produced her order from
Judge Taklman of King county her
victory was complete. The mother
and child took the first train to
SOUR ILK CURE
IS THE LATEST
OVER IN LONDON
LONDON. March s.—The illness
of a prominent society woman of
title emphasizes a new fad among
leaders of the smart set that little
has been spoken of in the news
papers or society journals. It is
known as the "sour milk cure."
This cure is becoming highly pop
ular, although medical men agree
that there is some risk attending it.
It was first edvocated by Prof. Elie
Metchnikoff of the Pasteur institute
of Paris, and has since been devel
oped on scientific lines by other
One of its chief dangers seems to
lie in the fact that the milk may be
come contaminated in the process
of being "soured." and the cure
should certainly never he taken ex
cepting under medical instructions.
PLAN A GREATER
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAX FRAXCISCO, March 5.—
The scheme to consolidate the
cities bordering San Francisco into
one corporation was revived today,
following a meeting of the mayors
of San Francisco, Oakland, Berke
ley and Alameda on the platform
of the Auditorium at Alameda last
night. It had been stated pre
viously that the conference was
called with the view of discussing
the question of municipal water
supply. It was believed that Mayor
McCarthy of San Francisco might
have something to say regarding
the desirability of the trans-bay
cities joining with San Francisco
in its fight to retain its water
rights in the Iletch Hetchy valley
in Yosemite national park. The
consolidation of the cities, how
ever, was the principal subject dis
AND GETS $100,000
Curtis, Harvard Student Who
Eloped, Wins Cash and
DENVER, March s.—One hundred
thousand dollars instead of a pos
sible annulment of marriage is the
good fortune of Leonard E. Curtis,
lr.. Harvard student, and his youth
ful bride, Nan Eraser Curtis, with
whom he eloped in an automobile
from Colorado Springs February 1
A happy party of four at the
Tours hotel this morning consisted
of tlt« principals in the marriage
that set the smart sets of Denver
and Colorado Springs talking about
a month ago, Leonard E. Curtis,
millionaire Irrigation and power
promoter and father of the bride
groom, and Mrs. M. E. Fraser,
mother of the bride and dressmaker
to the fashionable set, of which the
Curtis family are leaders.
"You thought I intended opposing
your marriage," declared Curtis.
"Well, I'm going to fool you all. I'm
glad you're married. Only I would
rather have had you wait for a few
years, until, Leonard, you could
have completed your education at
Harvard. As it is, I wish you the
best of luck."
LOS ANGELES, March s—.John
Kranz was in police court today on
complaint of a young woman who
accused him of making eyes at her
Kranz shocked the prosecutrix and
yon his discharge by placing on
the desk before the judge—a glass
for the conviction of the party or
purlieu claiming to be agents or
solicitors of the Parisian Dyeing &
Cleaning Works, 605 First avenue.
L. A. Lenmann. prop.
THE SPOKANE PRESS
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON SATURDAY, MARCH 5,1910.
C ITY NEWC
V IN BRIEF O
Traffic on the main line of the
X. P. in Montana was blocked all of
yesterday by the derailing of the
Pacific Coast express at Eddy yes
terday morning, due to a soft grade.
The track was cleared at 10 o clock
last night. The baggage car was
burned and four cars were derailed.
No one was seriously hurt.
Continued interviews with mem
bers of the Spokane Merchants' as
sociation shows that the majority
are in favor of admitting the North
Coast and Milwaukee without any
restriction as to terminal rates in
the franchise. A small minority of
the membership favor inserting tho
Councilman E. V. Lambert will
introduce tho following resolutions
at the meeting of the city council
next Tuesday night: For figures on
a reinforced concrete bridge to re
place the high trestle at Sixth ave
nue; for providing for a fill at the
east end of the same bridge in order
to reduce the total length of the
proposed new bridge; for a city
chemist at $175 per month to test
paving materials, as recommended
by the Rrowne's addition property
owners; requiring paving compan
ies that have installed paving un
der old contracts to make repairs
on defects in the work at once, and
for requiring the Great Northern to
install a viaduct at Seventh avenue
across Hangman creek.
The Shuberts have dropped out of
the new theater on Front avenue,
being built under the direction of
Charles Muehlman, and a contract
has been closed with William Mor
ris for opening a high class vaude
ville house there. The corporation
erecting the building has been reor
ganized as the American Building
Co. The steel framework of the
building had been erected when
work ceased. Construction will now
be rushed until the building is fin
H. Nets Thompson, who for many
years has been foreman of section
24 of the Northern Pacific yards in
Spokane, will be buried from Mis
soula today. Mr. Thompson was in
charge of a gang of laborers at
Mace when the snow slides took
place in which he lost his wife. He
leaves a wife and three children,
who reside at E422 Fourth.
Because he visited the home of a
friend who was ill with smallpox. D.
Ralsandall, who has himself re
cently recovered from the same ail
ment, was arrested by Health In
spector Heath yesterday afternoon,
charged with violating the health
ordinance by breaking a quarantine.
At a booster meeting to be held
at the chamber of commerce next
Thursday evening, the matter of
adopting the newly proposed by
laws, suggested by the special re
vision committee, will be consid
ered. There will be, in addition,
speeches by prominent members of
the chamber on subjects that are
now of vital interest to this city.
J. S. Gillespie, who took supplies
to Colfax in behalf of the local
chamber of commerce, telegraphed
at 6 o'clock last night that he had
reached the center of disaster, and
needed more provisions, which will
be sent immediately.
Men's $5 Shoes, $2.95
Plain toe kangaroo calf shoes,
made by the North Star Shoe Co.,
sizes 8M: to 12; sold regularly for
$5,00, special, a pair $2.95
823 Riverside Aye.
SI Full Ql.
IS YOUR FACE A LEMON OR A BANANA?
A UNIQUE READING
Dr. Katherine M. H. Blackford Is
a young woman at present creating
something like a sensation in New
York and Boston with her character
readings. She is a phrenologist.
She claims to have turned the art
of reading character into an exact
science. She proposes to use this
to help people find themselves.
She says a young man might be
plugging along as a bookkeeper and
making bad weather of it for the
single reason that he hadn't cor
rectly analyzed his character before
i starting in. If he had made such
an analysis, he would have known
that he was cut out by nature to be
I a shoe clerk, and all the wasted
'years as a bookkeeper might have
jbeen spared him.
Miss Blackford has analyzed the
: characters of 17,000 people, and she
' can tell after a short examination
whether one was designed origin
ally to be a bookkeeper, a shoe
clerk, or anything else,
j She does this by looking into
one's eyes, by studying one's pro
file, by observing one's gait, and a
hundred other things an amatenr
character reader would never think
Dr. Blackford says she can tell
any young fellow what sort of a
girl he ought to marry. Of course,
the young fellow may marry any
' girl he chooses; but if he backs Dr.
! Blackford's selection, jars in his
family will be scarce,
j After studying 17.000 people, Dr.
Blackford divides the human spe
: cies by faces—the ingrowing face
THE MATTER OF THE CRYPTOGRAMS
A TRUE SAN FRANCISCO "SHERLOCK HOLMES"
STORY OFF THE WIRE.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5.—
District Attorney Fickert is work
ing today upon a mysterious series
of cryptograms, bearing upon the
graft cases, which have been sub
mitted to him by Patrick Calhoun,
with a request that they be care
The cryptograms were printed in
a San Francisco morning paper be
tween May 2:1, 1908, and August 4.
1909. William R. Stone, a watch
maker, of Oakland, noticed the ad
vertisements and worked out a key
by using only the first letter of
The advertisements were pre
sented to the Los Angeles office of
the paper and were telegraphed
here the night, before publication.
Stone followed the messages
closely and at length submitted
them to Calhoun. It is asserted
that some of the messages referred
to threats against Calhoun and oth-
Hpparently refer to Chief of
Police Biggy, who was lost in the
bay, when he was supposed to have
fallen off the police launch, and to
the dynamiting outrage and other
thrilling features of the prosecu
There were 40 cryptograms in
all. The following, which appeared
July 29, 1909, is an example:
"Accounts muddled. Inventory
not very essential. Some think in
demnity good. All the items noi
fcviveU, Have Instructed stockhold
ers defer every action till hear
Translation —"Am investigating
This may refer to S. P. Flynn.
historian of the graft prosecution.
(the common or hatchet variety),
which she calls the concave face,
and the pimple face, called the
prune face by the vulgar, and by
Miss Blackford the convex face.
Dr. Blackford said:
"Temperament is the alphabet of
character. Broadly speaking, there
are two types—the electric, all
blonds, and the magnetic, brunets.
The former are vibratory; the lat
ter slower, but more steadfast.
"Blonds are positive in nature, ■
demonstrative and fickle. Brunets
are not so swift in action, but are,
as a rule, more reliable.
"This classification applies equal
ly to both men and women.
I "Not only the complexion, but the
| features, determine the person's
"Take the concave face, for ex
ample. Its chemical element is
known as acid. There you will find
1 the sharp, snappy, alert employe.
I "On the other hand, convex feat-
I ures—the alkaline type—denote op
"It isn't so had to have the acid
face—to be a lemon, so to speak.
Lemons may be bitter, but they are
exhilarating. Bananas, character
less, leave a flat taste. Some per
sons are quinces and some apricots.
They have to be tried in the fires of
experience before they amount to
! "Human peaches are apt to be in
sipid. They do not wear well. In
] judging people, remember: Bru
nets for comfort, blonds for speed,
scid persons, for fireworks, alkalis
for the sober, gray moments of life."
whose body was found hanging
from a pair of clothes hooks in his
room in San Jose on July 26, 1909.
Later messages appearing Au
gust 2, 3 and 4 of the same summer
ore translated as follows:
"He thought he was suspicioned
and fulfilled ms vow."
"Destroying all papers."
"Have the court include special
list in third venire."
"Call for the same named book
in Denver public library, similarly
If yon have to use two pairs of
glasses, or if you wear the old
style bl-focal (double focus)
glasses, you should investigate the
new "Kryptok" invisible bifocal.
You can't see where the edges are
joined. It looks like one solid
lens; it does not worry you. Is eas
ier on the eyes and gives a much
better appearance. Let us show
them to you.
EYES EXAMINED FREE.
Standard Optical Co.
703 Riverside Aye.
| (Opposite Old National Bank.)
A tall, gaunt, severe eyed man,
clad in ministerial garb and carry
ing a small satchel which suggested
the small rural community, boarded
a Lidgerwood car. He sat down
near the front of the car and slowly
and with dignified deliberation
opened the small satchel and took
out a book. Closing the satchel, he
started to read with a frown of
A bible or work of theology or
philosophy, at least, thought his fel
low passengers. One, more inquis
itive, leaned forward to catch the
In flowery letters he read it:
"THREE WEEKS, by Elinor Glyn."
Appearances are so deceptive.
marked, setting forth final details.
Maintain se "
"Tell him if the jury don't land
Calhoun a bomb will."
The messages suddenly stopped
when a change was made by the
paper in the wording of one in hope
or drawing a protest from the man
who sent them and in that way
learning his identity.
NEWS STORES WHICH
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Washington Cigar Store,
Sprague and Washington.
Fosselman Bros., 108 Howard.
Rookery Cigar Store, Rookery
Jamieson Newstand, entrance
Wide World Newstand, 121
E. H. Ensley, 0519 Monroe.
Gregory & Olson, 0611
Kelly & Meikle, 0713 Monroe.
Brown's Pharmacy, Maxwell
Blue Label Cigar Store, 826
John L. Briggs, 1007 Sprague.
Brown Block Newstand, 802
Tuell Drug Store, Second and
Spokane Hotel Newstand,
P. O. Newstand, Hillyard.
Rundel Cigar Store,, E4
Johnson Drug Store, 128 Post.
Wellesley college janitor was pre
sented with a nice pair of socks
after he had rescued a girl from a
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said firm will pay the sum of ONE HUN
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case of Catarrh that cannot be cured br
the use of Hall s Catarrh Cure
FRANK J. CHENEY.
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Take Hall's Family Pills for constlpa-
]|N the Underwear section Monday will be shown many fine qualities
in women's knit underwear in weights suitable for spring.
Numerous unusually good values are shown in these. Below are
given hints of what you may see when you come.
JP [NE pore white mercerized union suits, in a weight just right for
spring wear. A non-shrinking quality that can be boiled without
shrinking. Low neck, sleeveless, ankle length. Sizes 4, 5 and 6. An
unusually good value at, per suit $3.00
Plain lisle sleeveless vests, all sizes 25*5
Plain lisle sleeveless vests, all sizes 50<*
Fancy lisle sleeveless vests, two qualities, in all sizes. and 75»*V
Lace trimmed sleeveless vests, two qualities, all sizes. .65£ and 75*£
Vests and tights in a fine medium weight material, just right for
spring wear. Vests are high neck and long sleeves; tights are ankle
length. Sizes 4, 5 and 6 50«*
■ Vests and tights in a light weight cotton material; good wearing and
inexpensive quality. Vests high neck, long sleeves; drawers, knee
length, baud style. Sizes 4, 5 and 6 25£
CHICAGO, March 4.—Calmly dis
cussing the difference between the
amoeba and the spirojira, Fenton
Turck. Jr.. bears the distinction
of being the youngest living scien
tist, according to Chicago medical
men, today. He is not quite 7, yet
he spent today at a microscopical
exhibition here demonstrating with
a microscope slide prepared by him
self and relating to biological sci
His father is a physician and the
boy has never attended public
school. His father declares the
child's reasoning powers are being
cultivated nnd that very little is
taught him in opposition to this
Local scientists regard the child
as a prodigy much like the Boston
iad who recently lectured to a
crowd of his elders on the fourth
dimension. Asked today If he is
a pathologist, young Mr. Turck re
"Oh, no. My father doesn't al
low me to go into pathology. All 1
am permitted to do now is to ex
amine a specimen, say of the stom
ach or liver, and if it is all right,
teport 'no bacilli.' I am familiar
with the architecture of the liver
and stomach, however."
"I call this the limit."
"A young cub has enjoined me
from interfering with his atten
tions to my daughter.—Kansas City
Umiosi Sdifts mnd Separate GaurmnKsinifts
Mercerized Umiioini Sunste p $3 0 00
Sleeveless Vesits am Spriinig Weigtos
Vesfts spudl TJgtos
The Policeman—This is more eayrious than 01 thought. The
windy is broke on both sides, an' it's lucky for yez that ye have
the brick as evidence.
Meal Time Is Gas Range Time
Not necessary to
start the fire an hour
or two ahead of time
COOK WITH GAS
Don't carry coal and
ashes and spend your
energy over a coal or
GAS IS BEST and
just as economical.
Gas Lt. Co.
Salesroom Open Until 9 p. m.
The World's Foremost
Queen of Song
Without a doubt, the most popu
lar and beloved singer that appears
before American audiences is Schu
mann-Heink, but like other great
and famous artists, the pleasure of
hearing her sing is not confined to
theater goers and city dwellers.
Schumann-Heink makes records
for the Victor, and every VlcUm*.
owner cpn have in the home
evening such a concert as many
pay $4 to hear.
WE INVITE YOU
to visit our Victor parlors and hear
your favorite song rendered by this
great artist. She sings the simple
little English lullabys as well as
the most elaborate opera, and we
will gladly play any or all of them
on the Victor or the New Victrola.
If you should choose to own one
of these wonderful instruments, we
will sell it to you on terms as low
as $1 a week.
Corner Sprague and Post
G. A. Heidinger, Mgr.
THE BEST PLACE TO BUY A
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