f on a sum that would keep a man look
yHtl .y*B^^ i * i^l> ** ,y dresses en keeps me looking
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, W T ash., Nov. 14.—The
■teamer Portland, pounding on the
rocks of Katalla harbor, Alaska,
will probably be a total loss. This
Is the opinion of the local officers
of the Alaska Coast Steamship
company today. A message was re
ceived here last night from Cap
tain Franz Moore, master of the
steamer, saying that there is little
or no hope that the Portland can
be pulled off the rocks. The pas
sengers on board the portland were
landed at Katalla without accident
and will continue their journey to
Seattle on board the steamer Ala
meda sailing today.
IS NOT ALIVE"
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 14.—
Wm. A. Pinkerton, head of the fam
ous detective agency bearing his
name, is in Seattle today and was
most emphatic in his declaration
that the reports -of Mrs. Belle El
more Crippen being still alive, are
"We handled the case in this
country for Scotland Yard," said
Mr. Pinkerton, "and furnished a
considerable part of the evidence
upon which Crippen was convicted,
and we know that Belle Elmore is
not in this country."
FEVER LEAVES MAN
WITH FIERY LOCKS
LAKE CITY, la., Nov. 11.—
Since his recovery from an at
tack of typhoid fever Calvin
Linton, 28 years old, is flaunt
ing a crop of vivid red hair,
where once raven locks adorn
ed his head. Linton recovered
from a long siege of typhoid,
in which he was close to death
for a time. Soon his hair, re
markably black, began to show
tinges of red.
Now it is scarlet, and seems
to assume a more vivid hue
"MIXED POLITICS GOOD."
Mixed politics is a good thing for
the country, according to Colonel
Samuel Moody of Pittsburg, traffic
manager of the Pennsylvania lines,
who arrived over the N. P. in his
private car yesterday. "Traveling
men whom I have met on the way
out here have told me that their or
ders have increased since the elec
tion Tuesday," said Mr. Moody,
"and I am of the opinion that the
outlook for the future is splendid."
SELLING AT COST.
You may think selling at cost is
no loss but there is. In the first
place we have lost the interest on
the money invested, secondly we
lose the time of our salesmen sell
ing them and then by selling on
small payments covering a period
of two years, it costs the time of our
office help to keep the accounts.
Rut that's not of consequence
now. We need the room occupied
by these odd players and we need
it badly for new Christmas goods
expected to arrive any day; and we
have made it worth your while to
buy them now.
Just think of buying a brand
new, high-grade player piano at
$408; we've got them at that price,
and where else could you expect to
buy a genuine Aeolian Player-Piano
at $445; they sell everywhere at
We offer a brand new $750 Pian
lsta for $468, and a $750 Playola,
slightly used, at $455.
$638 for a quick closing out.
Closing Out Pianola Pianos.
Weber, Steck and Wheelock Pia
nola Pianos, which heretofore we
were compelled to sell at a high
price, are now reduced as low as
Terms and Guarantee.
To Investigate these bargains Is
to be convinced of their extraordin
ary value and to buy means set
tling the Player-piano question for
life —we guarantee satisfaction, and
make terms to suit your conven
Remember our location during
erection of new building is at 416-20
Sprague avenue, between Stevens
Bilers Music House.
/or Apple Shew week, f2.50 rub
ber plants, »1.25. One of tbe
hardiest bouse plants.
Violets, roses, cm-nations and
chrysanthemums always fresh
HOVT BROS. CO.
803 Riverside and 11 Post St.
The Spokane Press, Delivered,
M Cent. • Month.
HOW PRATT RING TRIED TO
iWHITWASH JOHN SULLIVAN
During the Sullivan trial, Satur
day afternoon, while the question of
the effort of the city administration
to shield Sullivan was under official
investigation, Attorney P. C. Rob
ertson referred to Mayor Pratt as
"that scoundrel." He alluded to
Pratt's statements that everything
was clean in Sullivan's police rule,
and the fact that Pratt had decried
and made harsh remarks about peo
ple who wore trying to ventilate
police conditions, and then showed
what really had existed under the
Sullivan-Pratt regime. It was In the
heat of the argument over this
phase of the case that Robertson
poured hot shot into the mayor and
used the epithet above mentioned.
The effort on the part of Mayor
Pratt to shield Sullivan was laid
bare Saturday afternoon, when
George M. Armstrong, a member of
TODAY IN HISTORY.
Nov. 14, 1865, the first perma
nent French settlement in Amer
ica was founded at Port Royal in
olis to distinguish it from Port
Royal, S. C, which is now known
as Charleston. Besides its history,
Annapolis is noted for its tides,
having bigger ones than any place
of its size in the world.
Josh Wise remarks: Cy Ci
pher's son Bud, has swapped his
new automobile for a gun. He says
ST. LOUIS.—When the stork
yesterday brought a section hand
the fourtht set of twins it made 22
children in the family, and the sec
tion hand earns only $1.50 per day.
The sale beds of Vhile would
supply the world with salt for ages
LINCOLN, Neb.—William J. Bry
an left yesterday for his ranch In
Texas, where he will spend the
winter with his family.
"Honesty is the best policy."
"Not on your life," blurted out
the insurance agent.
PORTIaAND, Ore.—Estate of
Harvey Scott, who was editor or
the Oregonian until his death re
cently, is appraised at $849,000.
An automobile does not prove
that a man has money, but thav he
WASHINGTON. D. C—Peter
Lllojohn, who wrote a threatening
letter to John D. Rockefeller, de
manding $50,000, is in jail. The
prisoner said he had no home and
wanted to be arrested to obtain
This country imported 75,000,000
pounds of macaroni from Italy the
first eight months of this year.
GREAT FALLS, Mont.—Dead
from exposure, the bodies of the
two Schultze boys, aged 11 and 14,
were found by searching parties.
"Did he leave pootprints on the
sands of time?"
"No, but they took his thumb
SEATTLE. —At a public meeting
last night a policeman stated that
every Saturday night more than
100 women are seen intoxicated on
the streets and in cafes.
By United Press Leased Wire.)
ST. IX)UIS, Mo.. Nov. 14.—The
thirteenth annual convention of the
American Federation of Labor con
vened today In this city. President
Samuel L. Gompers presided. Five
hundred delegates, representing
every organized trade in every
state in the union, as well as the
provinces of Canada, were present.
DIDN'T "PAN OUT"
9 A good Samaritan did not
♦ pan out according to schedule
♦ last night, and landed In jail
♦ as a result. Sam Garrich, an
♦ Austrian, had a check to cash
♦ and at the same time cashed
♦ two checks for fellow laborers
♦ who he said were brothers or
♦ his. The two chocks had been
*> left with the barkeep of a
*> downtown salool and Garrich,
♦ claiming relationship, took
♦ charge of the cash. He failed.
♦ however, to turn over the
♦ money to his two alleged
♦ brothers and was arrested. The
♦ two men disclaimed relation
♦ ship and Garrich now lan
♦ guishes in the city rest parlors.
for the conviction of the party or
parties claiming to be agents or
solicitors of the Parislon Dyeing <fc
Cleaning: Works. 605 First avenue.
L. A. Lebmaou, prop.
the board of police commissioners,
was placed on the stand and called
upon to tell why the police board
had entered a finding whitewashing
Sullivan in advance of the hearing
by the city council. Armstrong at
first appeared very independent and
asserted his right to disobey the or
der of the council at will, on the
ground that he was serving two
masters—the mayor and the coun
cil, and chose to obey the mayor In
preference to the council.
At this point Councilman Schiller
with vigor reminded Armstrong
and Attorney Tustin that the coun
cil was a superior body to the
mayor, anud that the city council
could remove the mayor if it
deemed it necessary.
Armstrong finally admitted that
the verdict whitewashing Sullivan
had been entered on the order of
SHERIFF "BOB" HODGE
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 14.—
Sheriff Bob Hodge will be a candi
date for governor In 1912. He ad
mitted today that his ambition lies
in Olympia, and he will make a
hard fight for the nomination. The
Grangers are said to be in favor
of Hodge. Hodge was a coal miner
at Black Diamond when he re
ceived a commission as deputy
sheriff. He was elected sheriff by
were the only
Royal was af
GIRL, VICTIM OF ACID THROWER, SECRET BRIDE
10,000 PAY TRIBUTE
TO MINE VICTIMS
(By United Press Leased Wire.) v
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 14.—Nearly all of Black Diamond and
the surrounding territory turned out to pay tribute to the memory of
eight of the miners killed in the recent explosion In the Lawson coal
mine. Fully 10,000 persons were present.
The Pacific Northwest Brewmast
ers' convention opened with a busi
ness session and banquet In the
Coeur d'Alene hotel last evening.
Over 40 brewmasters, from this
state, Idaho. Montana, Oregon, Brit-
Cut to Almost
We are overstocked with Women's and Misses'
Dresses and must sell them.
Suits worth up to $35.00, on sale Saturday $12.75
Dresses for evening and street wear, worth to $35.00,
Saturday at $12.75
Hats worth up to $20.00 at $6.75
Hats worth up to $7.50 at $1.95
Shapes worth up to $5.00 at 95f>
Boys' Non-Destructible Hose, 35c values 19^
Women's Union Suits, $1.50 values 89£
THE SPOKANE PRESS
SAN JOSE, Nov. 14.—Miss Ruth Frances Wilson, the beautiful
San Francisco high school girl in whose face Van Camp Redfern,
a disappointed admirer, is alleged to have thrown vitriol last
April, was secretly married in this city late Saturday afternoon
to Theodore M. Levy, a Stanford student, and the son of Martin
H. Levy of San Francisco.
The ceremony was performed by Police Jiwlge Thomas R.
Dougherty, and the witnesses to the marriage were Karl H. Levy,
a brother of the bridegroom, and J. B. Leaman Jr., a Stanford
student. The party drove to San Jose In an automobile and
secured a license from County Clerk Pfester.
Mrs. Levy is the daughter of J. A. Wilson, grand deputy of the
National Union of the district of California. Up to a few months
ago she was a student in the Lowell high school.
Her disappointed lover, Van Camp Redfern, for whom wide
police search was made, hid behind a fence near the girl's home
and squirted a stream of acid through a hole into the girl's face.
TRIMMED HATS AT ALMOST GIVEN-AWAY
GRIPS, SUIT CASES, HAND BAGS AND
LEATHER GOODS AT THE
Spokane Trunk & Grip Co.
STORE: 9 STEVENS STREET
THEY MAKE FINE CHRISTMAS GIFTS
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON* MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1910.
Mayor Pratt, that the findings had
been prepared and signed by the
other two commissioners during his
absence and given out to the news
papers, and that Armstrong had
signed the findings on his return, in
spite of the fact that the date of
the findings was two or three days
earlier than the date on which Arm
strong signed tfiem.
Councilman Mohr took Assistant
Corporation Counsel Tustln to task
for receiving notes from John T.
Sullivan, after the latter had re
fused to put up a defense. Tustin
said that this was false, and started
in to assail Mohr, when Councilman
Dalke leaped to his feet and gave
Mr. Tustin a pretty hard trimming
down for about 10 minutes. The I
council ordered to be seated, and
there was no more fight In the as
sistant corporation counsel after
an overwhelming majority two
years ago, and re-elected last week.
"Yes, it is true." said the sheriff
when asked if the governorship
was his ambition, and he blushed
like a maiden as he owned the fact.
"I will be out of a job in two
years, and I must have something
to do. More than two years ago
it came to me at night that I could
be sheriff of King county if I asked
the people for the job, and they
gave it to me."
ish Columbia and Alberta are in at
tendance. The meeting yesterday
was of a social character, although
a debate was indulged in relative to
the most recent scientific methods
The Spokane Press, delivered,
25 Cents a Month.
FLOODS INCREASE NEAR
PARIS, Nov. 14.—Rain continues
to fall and fears for the safety of
the inhabitants of the villages
along the Seine are Increased. Al
ready the water in the river has
reached high water mark and un
less the downpour ceases soon, It
will be over the banks In a dozen
The Garden dcs Plantes already
is inundated and the subterranean
PARIS; POOR SUFFER
Boys' winter caps, the
pull-down kind; made from
tweeds and fancy mixtures,
usually sold at 50c each. Sale
price, each 35^
Women's Long' Tailored Coats
Tuesday a*. dßk"
A SPECIAL lot of well tailored coats, 54 and 56 inches
long; semi fitted, tight fitting, loose belted and
other popular models; made from serges, tweeds, broad
cloths, kerseys, mixtures and the popular double faced
black materials. Some have mannish coat collars, some
have high storm collars, others are finished with inlaid
velvet collars, and many have the new "Presto" collars.
There are plenty of blacks and grays in the collection,
as well as novelties and fancy mixtures. o QC
Tuesday «P 1
Japan wire hair pins in plain and crimped kinds.
Tuesday, per package l£
Assorted sizes in kid curlers, 19 in a package.
Tuesday, per package 4^
Stewart's Duplex Safety Fins, 12 on a card. Tues
day, a card s*}
Cube pins, Tuesday 4«>
35c large family hair comb, unbreakable. Tues
day, each 24e*
Children's lisle hose supporters in black. Assort
ed sizes. Tuesday .11^
15c hair pin cabinets in a large assortment. Tues
10c roll of fine tissue toilet paper. Tuesday, a
Ford's 50c nickel plated scissors, in assorted sizes.
Best three sewed whisk brooms. Regularly sold
at 25c and 35c each. Tuesday, each 19^
Selected hardwood clothes brushes, each 48£
A large assortment of celluloid and ebony hand
and stand mirrors. Regularly sold at $1.25. Tues
day, each 7jty
Women's IT 1
and children's *J ncierwear
Will Buy in the Busy Bar
Toasters, wire strainers, dish mops,
potato mashers, Dover egg beaters, lunch
boxes, cleavers, pot chains, pie pans, enam
eled pans, tin and enameled pudding and
dairy pans, clear cut pie and cake pans,
steel fry pans, dust pans, long handled
fire shovels, dippers, Ray stove polish, etc.,
passages to tho Austerlitz station
is flooded, gangways being Impro
vised for passengers. The poor in
the eastern suburbs of Paris who
suffered greatly in last years
floods, are beginning to flee from
what they believe will be a repeti
tion of last January's overflow. It
Is feared that a number of fac
tories will be closed down, throw
ing thousands out of employment
Broken lines of Harvard and For
est Mills underwear in lambs' wool.
Vests, tights and pants. The hand
finished kind with silk crocheted
work. Regularly sold at $1.50 a
garment. Tuesday, a garment 98^
Women's fine union suits, in
cream and natural gray, in long
sleeves, high neck and ankle
lengths, in medium and heavy
fleeced. Regularly sold at $1.25 a
suit. Tuesday, a suit 98^
Children's cotton fleeced sleeping
garments, well made with sweater
neck bands, made to fit boys and
girls from 2to 12 years of age. Reg
ularly sold at 75c a garment. Tues
day, a garment 59^
He—Did you see any •JdV m your tr |p abroad f
She—Yea, and would you ML. it o ' nt 0 f them wanted to marry
C. J. RUMENB NOT DEAD.
The reported death of C. J. Ru
mens has been found to be a mis
take. A telegram received from
him Saturday morning, dated Nov.
1, from California, by J. S. Litchty,
THE PEOPLE'S STORE
Good Bedding News
for the frugal housekeeper.
The thermometer is reach
ing blanket mark. The cold
wave is coming. Better sup
ply your needs when savings
like these present them
fVHITE, GRAY AND TAN dtgt — rSB&T
COTTON BLANKETS -ffiEr
The thermometer Is reaching blanket mark. The cold wave Is coming.
Better supply your needs when savings like these present themselves.
Eleven quarter cotton blanket, medium weight, regularly sold at $1.00
the pair. Special, per pair S9e>
Eleven quarter cotton blankets, regularly sold at $1.50. Special, per
Eleven quarter cotton blankets, regularly sold at $1.75. Special,
per pair f 1.09
Twelve quarter cotton blankets, regularly sold at $2.00 a pair.
Special, per pair $1-30
Eleven quarter cotton blankets, medium weight, regularly sold at
$3.00 a pair. Special, per pair $2.28
Twelve quarter cotton blankets, regularly sold at $3.50 the pair;
medium weight. Special, per pair 92.48
Eleven quarter cotton blankets, medium weight, regularly sold at
$4.25. Special, per pair 83*48
A large and varied assortment of half wool cotton plush. All wool
blankets, in medium and large sizes, In fancy plaids, gray, checks, red
and blue, also plain white designs with beautiful fancy borders, a pair,
from ss.so to eie.so
THE FAMOUS MAISH COMFORTS INCLUDED
$3.50 Maish comforts, extra large and thick, but very light fa.2o
$-1.00 Maish comforts, extra large and thick, but very light f 3.28
$4.50 Maish comforts, extra large and thick, but very light f 3.48
This line of comforts, which runs up to $5.98 in value, has a very
valuable feature. It Is that you get warmth without weight. These
comforts are beautifully made and covered with the highest grade of
silkoline, in delicate and pleasing colors and patterns.
Women's Saxony Sweaters
The greatest sweater season in
years is before you. Never in the
history of the sweater have wom
en so thoroughly learned of their
usefulness. The protection against
cold and their general warmth for
outside and inside wear is fully
demonstrated by the number sold
this season. Sweaters at the above
price are not only exceptional
bargains, but are exceptional
qualities. Every one of them care
fully knit from Saxony yarns in
double breasted styles. Plain and
fancy weaves are included. Red,
gray, brown, white, etc., trimmed
with large pearl buttons. Some
have pockets and a few have mili
tary tight fitting collars. Tues
day .1 $3.98
Boys' and girls' medium and heavy ribbed fleece lined stockings
in long wearing kinds for the hoalthy boy and girl. A pair. .2&V
Boys' and girls' one-and-one ribbed fleeced cotton stockings;
fast black; in all sizes. A pair 17^
Women's fleece lined plain black stockings, with reinforced
heels and toes. A pair 25^
Women's fleece lined plain black stockings, a pair 15^
Women's good quality cashmere stockings, fast black with gray
re-enforced heels and toes. A pair 35^
CITY MAY OWHpaWNSHOP
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 14.—The- ty of Milwaukee wants to
do away with the lean shark evil. At > ' next legislature permis
sion will be requested to establish a mS C |p a i pawnshop. As the
Only method to remedy the evil of the l<u' B hark business, which
the city attorney declares is a big grafii ne c |ty administration
is preparing a resolution which will be reared to the committee
on legislation. '
For Mother and the Boys
brings to his friends
and . A. R. kid. focialist comrades
in this city. Vr.itumens has been
in California fox *x months trying
to cure a bad lank He reports his
case recovering %wly.
BOYS' COAT SWEATERS
Boys' wool coat swears, made
from Saxony yarn. HaY military
and regular style collars \ self and
fancy banded effects.
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