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ROSE ELLIOTT IS
FREE GIRL AGAIN
Rose Elliott has been released
from the Home of the Good Shep
herd, where she was held by order
of the prosecuting attorney's office
during the pendency of the case
against L. D. Gilder for interfer
ing with a state's witness. She
was released on the order of Pros
ecuting Attorney Fred C. Hugh.
Rose Elliott made the statement
after her release that she was go
ing to Oregon to get married. She
is the chief witness in two felony
cases yet pending in the superior
court that of Mrs. Pierce and Mrs.
Kelsch. and without her presence
it might be hard to convict these
parties, if guilty.
There are those who venture the
assertion that L. D. Gilder will
never be prosecuted beyond the
(By United Press Leased Wire)
ROCHESTER, N. V., Sept. 29.—
Although the democratic state con
vention opened at noon today. It Is
the general opinion here that the
slate will be made up tonight.
Leader Charles F. Murphy of Tam
many Hall, who dominates the con
vention, declared this afternoon
that he has no candidate to put for
The old slogan of "Harmon,
Hearst and hormany" will be re
vised for the present occasion. The
Harmon portion will not be touched
While the Hearst end is expected
to be decidedly lacking, the har
-mony is promised, but a consider
able fight is predicted over the se
lection of a gubernatorial candidate
to "buck the Stimson-Roosevelt
Edward M. Shepard of Brooklyn
apparently Is the leading candidate
for governor, but the fact that he
formerly was a corporation attorney
is being use dagainst him.
MAN CRIPPLED AND
Tom Miller, a man without visible
Tneans of support, who had been
rooming at the Berlin hotel, on
Main avenile. without paying hoard,
was hooked as a state vagrant yes
terday. He was suffering from a
badly bruised foot and the landlady
of the hotel disliked to turn him
out. The police were notified Sun
day and he was removed to the
emergency hospital, where his foot
EIGHT NEW POLICEMEN.
It has been decided to increase
the local police force by adding
eight new men, who will go on
duty at 4 o'clock in the afternoon
and work until midnight. This ac
tion Is decided upon because of the
necessity of more men being on
duty in the early hours of the
evening. The regular night shifts
will go on duty at 8 p. m., as usual.
(United Press Leased Wire)
NEW YORK, Sept. 29.—The
brokerage firm of B. H. Shef- •
tela Co., one of the largest •
curb brokerage houses In the •
country, was raided by the •
police this afternoon. Sheftels <
and a half dozen of his clerks l
were arrested. It was said <
that postoffice inspectors in- <
spired the raid. «
Better, prices low
er. Safer shades,
■Wl* Makers and
11l N*. Port Street
BIG BARGAINS IN
Men'B sample union
suits that would cost you
50c to 75c more in stock.
Cotton ribbed, regularly
$1.50 at $1.00
Regularly $1.75 at $1.25
Wool suits, regularly
$2.75, at $2.00
Silk and wool, regularly
$3.50, at $2.50
Two piece suits-
Ironclad Mercantile Co.
Corner Wall St. and Main Aye.
present sentence imposed on him.
Gilder has made the assertion that
if he is sent to Walla Walla in con
nection with the more serious
phase of the Elliott case that he
will tell enough to s%nd half of the
police force to prison and it would
he a shame to lose such a large
section of our valued police force.
Gilder also happens to know a
thing or two about his old sup
porter. John T. Sullivan, and It is
naturally to be inferred that Sul
livan is not burning up with a de
sire to have Gilder go over the
road. Hence it will be well for the
people at large to keep an eye on
the further progress of the Elliott
case. It is believed that there is
a colored gentleman lv the wood
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 29.
—Though It was known posi
tively that Chief of Police
Wappenstein was in Portland
today a corps of newspaper
men was unable to find him.
He was seen yesterday at a
local hotel in the elevator and
later in the dining rooms. His
name, however, could, not be
found on the register of any
hotel In the city.
WHY THEY DID IT
(By United Press Leased Wire)
—"Washington, sept. 29.—The
department of justice this afternoon
gave out the following statement
regarding the simultaneous raids
on the various offices of the Shef
"There Is evidence in the posses
sion of the department that tends to
show that the Sheftels company en
gaged in the promotion and sale of
questionable mining stocks."
PIGEON SOUP IN
The presence of dead pigeons
In the Kenwood standpipe has
been reported at the city hall.
The intelligence that the peo
ple of the north hill were being
fed on pigeon soup in much
diluted form was first conveyed
to the board of public works
and referred by them to the
It is thought that the water
department will refer the mat
ter to the health department,
and that institution will in turn
call in the crematory depart
ment, at the end of which time
no douht the last remnants of
the pigeons will have long since
ceased to exist.
130 DOGS ON BENCH SHOW.
Over 130 dogs have been entered
for the three-point bench show*~of
the Spokane Kennel club, to be
held during the Interstate fair next
week. The show opens Wednes
day and will continue all week.
This is the first three-point show
in the history of the local club.
31 MILES OF WATER PIPE
Plans are now be ; ng perfected by
the water department of the city of
Spokane for the laying of 31 miles
of water pipe during the next few
months. This pipe will vary from
four to 14 inches In diameter, and
will be laid principally in the lum
ber manufacturing district, Cannon
dale and other sections which have
suffered from a water famine.
The well known citizen of Spo
kane, who gave his name as George
A. Mac Donald, following his arrest
Tuesday night with a woman on
Monroe street, whom he was chok
ing, failed to put in an appearance
at the station yesterday when his
case came up for trial and eonse
nnenily forfeited his bond of $50.
Sample Wool Overshirts
—the Hundley shirt. Big
assortment in blue, light
gray, dark gray, green,
red and brown colors; we
can save you one-third on
them. Our prices are from
$1.25 to $2.25.
Swell Dress Shirts, in
different colors and de
signs. Prices are 75fS
901. $1.00, $1.25,
CANDIDATE FOR CLERK
Glen B. Derbyshire is the anti
courthouse ring candidate on the
democratic county ticket who is op
posing Cal Atkinson, the present in
cumbent and candidate for re-elec
tion in November.
Derbyshire has been a resident of
•Spokane for nine years and bears a
good reputation. He has had years
of experience in bookkeeping and
office work and is fully competent
to look after the affairs of the
county clerk's office.
Derbyshire is 'a new man in poll
tics, but is getting acquainted fast.
He has recently spent some time at
the courthouse looking up the rec
ord of his opponent, the grand jury
indictment of Atkinson and other
matters that will be . presented to
the voters before the campaign
Derbyshire's platform reads, "If
| Tawney, J. P. Morgan. Lurton, Hitchcock anil all the motley crowd of.
' plutocrats and Hessians of privilege, cannot enlist in the army of
It would have been as sensible if James Buchanan, with Jeff Davis
and his outfit, had tried to get into the councils of Abraham Lincoln, as
insurgency got along pretty well while Roosevelt was in Africa, thank
you. He cannot swallow up the insurgent movement, and insurgency will
not swallow him with his endorsement of the tariff bill and of the presi
dent, with his Roots aud Griscoms.
There can be no stop to insurgency in either the republican or demo
cratic parties, and no harm can come to the movement unless undesir
able and eleventh hour recruits are permitted to fog its councils and
pervert Its aim. Taft isn't welcome as a recruit, and Roosevelt's room
is now far preferable to bis company. Let's cut out the red fire and
leather lungs and go back to the patient, dogged fighting of real insurg
ents. Listen to that T. R. built New York platform. It says:
"We enthusiastically endorse Taft—each month since his Inaugura
tion has confirmed the nation In its high estimate of his greatness of
character," etc. Rot. It may have confirmed Roosevelts high estimate
of Taft, but it hasn't confirmed the nation. Look at the record of those
J 8 months.
Taft ran a fake republican convention in Wisconsin to beat LaFol
Taft tried the patronage club on Brlstow.
Taft excommunicated Cummins.
Taft fired Pinchot.
_. Tuft put Lurton on the supreme bench.
Taft stood for Morgan's Wlckersham railroad bill and tried to club
Cummins into voting for It.
Taft fought Polndexter at home.
Taft bargained with Cannon and Aldrlch; helped their friends and
hamstrung their foes, though their foes were good party men.
If that record "confirms" any "estimate" of Taft that was held in
1908 then Roosevelt knew he gold bricked the nation when he handed it.
the "judicial temperament" package.
After that New York platform there is no room In any group or party
for both Roosevelt and LaFollette, or Roosevelt and Cummins, or Brlstow
And insurgency can't get along without the LaFollettes, Cummlnses,
BristOWl and Poindexters.
So, good bye, colonel; take keer o' yerself.
NOT A MINISTER
Mrs. J. Smith, aunt of little Delia
Dougherty, wliobo sad little life
story was told In The Press a few
evenings since, takes exception tp
the story as published. Mrs. Smith
declares that ber husband, the
child's uncle, is not a minister, nor
an apostle of the Mormon church,
that he is not even a Mormon.
She adds that she and her bus
band have a family of six ohlldren
of their own, and that this family
makes such demands upon tiielr re
sources that they are unable to care
for little Delia.
She also declares that Oella's
father Is working in Montana, and
Is amply able to oare for the child
himself, if be would only do so.
But the fact remains, that who
ever is to Maine, Httli Delia, only
seven years old, hunchback, with
relatives living, Is compelled to
drag out her weary little life as a
ward of charity, and to suffer the
pain of that in tie back.
THE SPOKANE PRESS
elects, I propose to give the peo
ple a clean,'honest administration
of the affairs of the office, giving
the greatest possible efficiency of
service consistent with economy. I
will endeavor with the best of my
ability to leave a record to which
my friends and myself can point to
Born in Michigan 36 years ago,
(lien B. Derbyshire was educated in
the schools of his native staie and
took a course in the Hudson College
of Commerce. He is married and
has a daughter now completing the
last year of the course at the Haw
Since coming to Spokane Derby
shire spent seven years as book
keeper for the Holland-Horr mill
and two years in the job printing
business, as apartner lv the Pacific
(Continued from Page One.)
that Injured back, whloh might get
better If she were given the cure
which she ought to have but can
BROILERS HIGHER THAN
WINSTED, Conn., Sept. 2*9.
—8. A- Watmore of Winches
ter heard a Leghorn henviWk
ing about a large mapjf.tree
on his farm. The hen hai T>eeu
missing three weeks. b> the
tree, 12 feet from the ground,
he found 12 newly hatched
chickens. The hen bad laid the
eggs In a hollow of the tree,
where a decayed limb had
The Spokane Press, delivered, 2ft
cents a month.
VIA O. R. <BL N.
6 P.M. AND 9 P.M.
Following are the final, and offi
cial figures, on the count of the
votes cast for the charter commis
sion candiuates last Tuesday:
THE SUCCESSFUL TICKET.
Dr. E. D. Olmsted 6137
C. M. Fassett 6128
T. H.JTrewer 5939
Zach Stewart . .0828
H. M. Stephens 5673
J. Grier Long 5592
B. R. Ostrander 5248
O. B. Nelson 5252
JohirE. Blair 5297
Frank H. Walker 5072
Samuel Evans 4859
W. A. Clift 4859
O. C. Corbaley 4808
D. C. Coates 4711
H. A. Jarvis 4639
THE DEFEATED CANDIDATES.
J, M. Comstoek 4245
A. W. Doland 3623
W. J. C. Wakefield 3400
C. F. Clough 3395
Will G. Graves * 3385
S..A. Anderson 3425
F. R. Culbertaoa 3327
ft. A. Hutchinson .' 3094
Gut Meese 3057
.lames M. Geraghty 3043
Fred Phair 2986
N. J. Latimer 2924
F. J. Dorsey 2883
D. Kyrie 2813
T. L. C'atterson 1454
K. P. Galbraith 1449
A. E. House 785
E. J. Meyer 731
E. J. Tamblin 509
CONT I N U E D
FR O M
A GENERAL RAID
of having violated the laws against
NEW YORK, Sept. 29.—Three of
the most prominent curb brokers
arrested were Samuel Herzog, alias
Rice; George, alias "Red" Sulli
van, and Bernard Sheftels. George
Scarborough, a federal special
agent, swore to the complaints, al
leging that prior to January 10,
1911), the firm conspired to defraud
by -the use of the United States
mail and telegraph wires, Will A.
Childs, Charles Slack a/id others.
MILWAUKEE, WiS.„ Sept. 29.—
The offices of B. H. Sheftels & Co.,
curb brokers, were raided here this
afternoon by the local police at the
direction of the fiostoffice authori
MRS. FLORENCE MEAGHER,
Owner of the Florence Waist House,
Fifth Floor Mohawk Block.
A SPECIAL WAIST SALE FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
I have too many waists on hand
and so am going to have a sale to
close them out for Friday and Sat
$5.50 black silk waists, special for
Friday and Saturday,
$12.50 Persian silk waists, all
colors, special Friday and Saturday,
$14.50 fancy chiffon waists, spe
cial for Friday and Saturday,
SOMETHING NEW IN WORK
They come in black and white
and are Just the thing for office or
work. They are very neat. Worth
regularly $3.00, special for Friday
$3.00 linen tailored waists
for S 1.65
$4.00 linen tailored walsti
for • 1.95
A cleanup of a few slightly soiled
waists at the flat price of
Buy your millinery here and save
$15.00 hats on sale here at.S7.SO
I JUST RECEIVED A SHIPMENT
$18.00 plumes for f 12.50
$22.50 plumes for #16.50
$32.50 plumes for f22.50
Ladles, don't buy anything you
need to wear in my line till you see
what I have to offer. My expenses
are small and I can sell consider
ably cheaper than the big storea.
Take the elevator and save dollars.
The Florence Waist House
Fifth Floor, Mohawk Block.
IS TO WED
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
BEATTLE, Sept. 29.—Com
pelling Miss Minnie Lyons to
strip off a pair of gloves and a
willow, plumed hat, Mrs. Vera
Prosser, recently acquitted of
the murder of her former hus
band, Reese T. Prosser, at
Libby, Mont., was released
from the city jail late yesterday
afternoon. Miss Lyons, who
caused the arrest of Mrs. Pros
ser on a charge of grand lar
ceny, admitted that she was
impelled by jealousy.
Mrs. Prosser says she Is go
ing to Manila to become the
wife of a millionaire.
(By United Press Leased Wire*
SEATTLE, Sept. 29.—Acting
Mayor Wardall today made a signed
statement to a local newspaper In
which he declared that neither
Mayor Hiram Charles Gill or any
interest sother than his own desire
to enforce the laws has inspired the
cleanup of the restricted districts
by his older. Wardall also states
that he will dismiss Chief of Police
Wappenstein on sight. Wappen
stein is supposed to be in Portlund,
waiting for the return to Seattle ef
Mayor Gill. Wardall announces to
day that he will close up the dives
and rid Seattle of an immense
horde of cheap gamblers, dive keep
ers and crooks, with whom, he
charges, the police have been in
TRIED TO SPLIT HEAD
OPEN, IS CHARGE
Bozo Chica, an Austrian saloon
keeper, is on trial before a jury in
Judge Kennan's court, charged
with trying to split open the head
of Sam Novitch with a baseball
bat. The trouble occurred last
July in the saloon of the defend
ant. Charges have also been filed
against him with the city council,
asking for the forfeiture of his li
ENTERTAINMENT OF VISITORS
The entertainment committee of
the chamber of commerce, W. S.
McCrea, secretary, has taken up
rhe work of providing accommoda
tions for visitors to the city during
the interstate fair. An information
bureau will be established at H
Washington street, and proprietors
of lodging houses, as well as pri
vate families who wish to rent out
rooms during the fair are requested
to list their apartments with the
bureau. No charge will be made.
FINE TWO FOR GIVING
LIQUOR TO PRISONERB
(By United Press Leased Wire)
WATERLOO, lowa. Sept. 29.
—Two men were fined this
morning in police court on
the charge that they were
furnishing liquor to the pris
oners in the city jail.
They were caught Saturday
night pouring liquor through
the bars with a paper funnel
to the prisoners on the in
"Ad* Is Different
WE sat down and wrote personal letters to nine hundred men who had
bought Kirsehhaum Clothes. These letters we timed so that they
would reach our customers after they had
worn their suits from two months to seven
In these letters we made an offer. We
underscored that offer with ink. Wo never
heard of any other clothing merchant who
had nerve enough to do such a thing. The
offer was: "Money back for any Kirschbaum
Suit that has not proven absolutely satisfac
A hundred men came to the store in reply
to those letters. Did they come to get their
money backT From all these nine hundred
letters wt never heard a complaint! Those
men came to get more Kirschbaum Suits.
We have seen hundreds of Kirschbaum
Suits which have stood up without a quiver
under the most strenuous tests. We know
that they wear and keep their original linos.
This clothing advertisement is different
from others' because we have told you why
we know these clothes are best. That's all.
Have a mighty big treat in store for them —and it's
going to be uncovered very, very soon—in just 24
hours. Commencing to
morrow The Press will
publish a whole month*
iul of stories and verse 3
.especially for their
benefit. These tales and
rhymes are written by
one of America's best
knowu poets and story
Edmund Vance Cooks
Lots of good fun in
them, some most amaz
ing happenstances and
jingles that simply
make you tingle with,
pleasure. You really
cant-afford to miss a
single one of these
stories and verses. We've gone to a lot of trouble and
expense to get them, but it's well worth while when
we can secure such a treat for our best friends— thp
boys and girls of Spokane. Maybe father or mother
will read them to you if you can't do it very well your
Be sure to read thorn all. The great Edmund Vance
Cook stories and poems for boys and girls
Begin Tomorrow in The Press.
80ME ONE LIED, BUT WHO?
Declaring that he was convinced
that witnesses fn* the case against
James Van Wick, accused of as
saulting Mrs. Zimmerman, his
former wife, had perjured them
selves, Judge Mann delivered a
scathing rebuke to all parties con
cerned In police court yesterday
afternoon. The judge was certain
that someone had lied, but was un-
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1910.
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able to determine just who. Vat
Wlck was found guilty and flnet
$200 and costs.
SANKEY'S WIDOW DIES.
NEW YORK, Sept. 29.—Mns~
Frances Victoria Sankey, widow o'
Ira D. Sankey, the siugor evangel
Ist, died early Sundya morning ai
her home In Brooklyn. She wa:
71 years old. _______