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TO THE BHAME OF A CHURCH.
For five year? Miss Augusta Pusch had been a faithful, self-sacri
firing and univer.-aiiy befcn ed mlßslonary in the German Baptist
rhnrrh at Omnha.
Her life had been as open as the day and as inspiring of cheer as
She was ever about her wort, ministering to the poor, giving
cheer to the sick. Consolation to the bereft, encouragement to the
afflicted, and the gospel to the unbelieving, ever a true, faithful mis
sionary to humanity, a benediction to the Church and a living glory
But the Other day it was discovered that this woman was only hu
She had pasfions and temptations and weaknesses just like the
rest of us.
She sinned, and in her sinning she was as whole-hearted and self
forgetful as she had born in her efforts and sacrifices for others.
She was found lying on the floor of the. pastor's study in the chueh,
the other morning, clasped close in the pastor's arms, both dead from
accidental escape of gas. There was proof of guilt in plenty. But
death, that had so cruelly unmasked her sin before the congregation
and the world she had served so long and so well, kindly took her to
another and better world for judgment.
But the church held her dead body and promptly proceeded to heap
indignities upon It.
Men and women —particularly women —claiming to be Christians,
turned ghouls and sought vengeance upon the dead.
"Judge not, that ye be not judged," is an admonition that may have
been well known to the lips and ears of the people of this church, but
it evidently was unknown in their hearts.
They would not permit the sacred edifice to be desecrated by hold
ing the woman's funeral service in it, they said.
The highly virtuous members of the choir, who probably have done
less for humanity and God's cause in their whole lives than this mis
sionary did every day, declared they would not sing.
The body of this poor girl was, figuratively speaking, about to be
cast to the carrion, with not one of all whom her life had blessed
ready to throw over it even the mantle of charity.
Then a stanch-souled old man of God arose among them and told
them they were worse than infidels —worse than savages even —and
that if the church was to lie barred against women who sin the door
might as well be nailed shut, for none would be found fit to enter.
Decency prevailed, but what a commentary it all is upon the
Christianity that means nothing beyond forms and phrases!
The people of this church have done true religion a crueller slan
der and a deeper wrong than all the Infidels and scoffers in the world
If we are to sterilize the mouthpieces of telephones, every day, to
kill the bacteria and prevent infection, and are to scrub the doorknobs
every day for the same reason, why not be consistent, and go on
•crabbing and scrubbing everything with which we come in contact?
If these bacteria must be cleaned out once a day, why not once an
■our, or once a minute? The pestiferous things are apt to get in any
Of course, everybody knows that drinking water must be not only
boiled, but distilled.
We have all often enough been warned that handshaking is dau
gerous and kissing deadly. All of which warning we have all duly ob
served, of course.
Now, after having long and virtuously refrained from water as God
made it and from the other enticements, it is hard to be informed by
tne bacteriologists that we still are in momentary danger from mi
crobes unless we scrub, scrub, scrub.
And when we get used to the scrubbing and learn to look upon it
as a matter of course Instead of a hardship, may not the microbes steal
another march upon us through the scrub brush?
Maybe we shail have to sterilize the soap and then sterilize the
sterilizer. Bacteriologists are insatiable. They never know where to
But their demands, If fully acceded to, would leave us no time to
snake a living. It would be scrub, scrub with us all the time. And while
saving ourselves from death from microbes, we would die of starva
The fanner, instead of plowing, would put in all his time killing
the microbes on his plow handles; the butcher, instead of killing beef,
would never cease to scour his knife and cleaver, and there would be
nothing produced to eat.
This Bort of thing may very easily be carried too far. The bac
teriologists must learn to draw the line somewhere.
We shall soon become as ridiculous as the oki Salemltes in tho
flays of witchcraft.
THE FATHER OF TRUSTS.
President Myron T. Ilerrick said to the National Bankers' associa
In an era of trusts (using the word In Its popular sense), and
great combinations aiming at the restriction If not the entire removal
of competition, a movement reaching far and wide in trade and pro
ductive industry, the banks have gone on in the old way, every one
for itself, wedded to the Idea of Individuality and independence as a
This seeming sacrifice has not, however, the lofty patriotic motive
that this eulogy might lead people to suppose.
The plain truth la that the national bank system holds the distinc
tion of being the only business In the country that enjoys a monopoly
through direct paternal care of the government, and that does not
need to bring its widely-scattered interests under one head in order
to constitute Itself Into a trust.
Using the word trust in its popular sense, the national bank sys
tem is far more than a tmst —it is the father of trusts.
Through their exclusive control of the volume of circulation, the
banks are allied more closely into one common interest than they
could ever become through all the corporation laws in existence.
Through this stupendous privilege the bank system manipulates
Ml business to a degree unknown to any other instil ution.
In spirit, in operation, and in effect the many national banks form
Cue body and it is personified in J. Piorpont Morgan.
Bo the banks may well afford to go on "In the old way."
Mure perfect consolidation in interest is Impossible.
SCRUB, SCRUB, SCRUB.
516 Front Avenue.
< 11M0T or 1 POOI (0011.
j "At the post at Chicago!" sang
out the man in a nasal tone that!
rose above the buzz-busi-s of talk
and the shuffling of feet and pene
trated every part of the over-the
Then there was a sort of mur
muring akin to the satisfaction of !
the animal at sight of prey, and
there was a slow shifting as of one
body toward the end of the room
where a man stood beside a tele
graph Instrument that was bring
ing the news of the running of a
race at a faraway point.
Probably 200 people are in the
room, edging in and out and
through, a constant, ever-changing
throng. There are fat njen and
lean men and tall nieti and short
There are fat men and lean men and tall men and short men, men
well dressed and men (-eedy.
men, men well dressed and men
seedy, men who laugh and joke and
drink at the convenient bar, and
men who stand about with sober
faces and wear a serious air; there
are winners with a slap on the back
for their friends and an invitation
to "let's take something;" there
are losers, who keenly feel the bard
raps of ill luck and who see no
companionship In their fellows;
there are men with a "quiet hunch
on a good thing," striving to appear
careless and indifferent; there are
touts with their "simply-like-flnding
it" tips to tray the unwary; there
are tickets in hands, brand-new, for
the race to come, conned, compared
and treasured as keys to open the
doors of wealth; there are tickets
under foot, torn, trampled and
dirty, the valueless discard of un
There's the bar and lunch stand
at one end of the room, and the
broad raised platform at the
other, on which are busy men, be
hind a railing, and with piles of
cash in gold and silver and paper in
sight; there are wickets through
which goes the money of the play
ers, and through which comes the
bit of pasteboard, amid the clink
of the silver and the rustling of
the billls that pay for it. There
are blackboards all about the walls,
reaching to the ceiling, covered
with the names of the horses and
the odds, and there are nien with
chalk and brushes, changing the
figures, drawing ovals pround the
names of the winners and —but the
crowd is dralwng closer to hear the
And in the throng was one that
somehow stood out single from the
many. How old, you couldn't tell,
for most of the creases and lines
came with all nights out, and the
I pace that kills, rather than from
years. His hat was shapeless in
trown and threadbare at brim; his
trousers baggy at the knees and
frayed at the bottom; his shirt col
larless and cuffless, and his coat
wilted and shiny. His band trem
bled as he reached in his pocket
and counted his money, in dimes
and quarter*, a dollar in all. He
studied the boards, started, stopped
and counted his money again. Then, I
St. Louis Boodlers' Case
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 19.—The
cases against J. J. Hannlgan, John
H. Schnettler, Edmund Bersch, 11.
A. Faulkner, W. M. Tamblyn, John
Helms, Louis Decker and Otto
Schumacher, former and present
members of the house of delegatos,
accused of bribery, came up for
Owing to the widespread munici
pal corruption recently unearthed
the cases now before the court
have attracted great attention and
the results of the trial are awaited
with keen Interest.
Officers Burns and Parrlsh made
an arrest last night in an opium den
in the house owned by T. J. Joiner,
near the Great Northern passenger
station. Joiner Is charged with
running an opium den and Ida Ous
loy was found "hitting the pipe."
Doth are colored
THE SPOKANE PBESS: WEDXESP IT, TWYEJIfitiR 19, 1005.
BY D. S. T.
like one who had figured the cost of
'win or lose, he pushed on to the
wicket, thrust his money in. and,
when he withdrew his hand, it
clutched the coveted pasteboard. A
sigh of relief, then anxiety, and he
stationed himself close to the tick
ing instrument and —waited.
"Yes, I know that fellow," said
a passing acquaintance. "You
wouldn't think he used to be a jte
partment manager in ■ —'s store,
but he was, and at $3000 at that.
Married a Hartwell girl about six
years ago, but he got tc playiag
the ponies, and they barely exltet
now, I guess, tip in a rear third
story room of a Court st. tenement.
Pity, too; they've got a little girl,
and —excuse me, there's a friend
over there I want to see."
"They're off at Chicago!" called
the man at the telegraph instru
ment. The shuffling ceased, and
there was only a half audible, con
Tick, tick, tick, tick—"Andes
first"—tick, tick, tick, tick—"St.
Cuthbert second" —tick, tick, tick —
The man looked at his ticket
again. He was playing what seem
ed to him most of a certainty. He
had gone on Federal, the horse the
bookmakers believed would win, be
cause they had made him the favor
ite, and— I
Tick, tick, tick, tick—"Homer a*
the half" tick, tick, tick —"by two
lengths"—tick, tick, tick, tick —"St.
Cuthbert second by half a length"
—tick, tick, tick—"St. Minor third."
Federal hadn't received a call at
the half, while St. Cuthbert, whom
a tout only a moment ago had sage
ly remarked was "all there is to it,"
Tick, tick, tick, tick—"St. Cuth
bert at the three-quarters"—tick,
tick, tick —"by half a length"—tick,
tick, tick, tick—"Minor second by
a head" —tick, tick, tick, tick —"Hom-
er third"—tick, tick, tick —"half a
"God, I'mafraid of that one!"
said the man, huskily, to himself,
and half alound in his alarm, as he
beard the words that told of St.
Cuthbert coming to the front. He
steadied himself against the rail
ing while he bent forward with his
eyes on the man who was mechan
jically interpreting the message.
Tick, tick, tick, tick—"St. Cuth
bert in the stretch (came in sing
song voice), by a length—tick,.tick,
I tick, tick—"Minor second" —tick,
tick, tick —"half a length"—tick,
tick, tick, tick—"Federal third, by
St. Cuthbert was running like a
winner, and increasing the lead.
I Federal had a call, but was a length
and a halfl behind, with two good
j runners in front. The ticket the
! man held on Federal represented
his all. He grew pale as his grasp
on the railing tightened. In fancy
he could see this race that meant
so much for him. Away over there,
lon the other side of the track, is
I that group of bobbing figures that
The Young Men's Christian asso
ciation has arranged to give a
Thanksgiving dinner to the young
men in this city who are away from
home. They have requested that
all ladies who are willing to assist
meet at the Y. M. C. A. rooms on
Riverside at 3 o'clock Thursday
O'Brien-Hart Mill at Phil
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 19.—
"Philadelphia Jack" O'Brien and,
Marvin Hart of Louisville in a six-'
round bout is the magnet that Is
expected to draw a great crowd of
ring followers to the Pennsylvania
Athletic club tonight.
On more than one occasion Hart
has displayed qualities entitling
him to consideration as a prospect
ive champion of his class and those
acquainted with his record are of
the opinion that ho will put up a
good showing when he meets the
Hue and fall In human waves, a
blurred vision in a cloud of dust,
of horses and boys In a jumbled
mass, sweeping along; uround the
turn tbey go, still clinging together,
and Into the stretch they come rid
ing like mad. Then, from out the
bunch, like a shot from ft cannon,
cornea one horse of mighty bound,
with the jockey bending over his
. neck and urging him on, the boy
, and the horse but parts of a single
moving machine. Then another
' clears, and another, and still anoth
er, and, in a broken line, they are
, pounding along. And his horse, the
horse his money is on —he's strain
ing his eyes to see that one. There's
only a chance now, one chance In
a hundred, and the man is watching
the finish with every muscle and
every fiber tense. He's living a long
time now with each second that
passes. There's no sport In all this
fijr him; tlrfct is gone. It is narrow
ed down to grim. cold, hard neces
sity. His lips are dry ami his throat
parched. His last dollar in the
world is at stake, and he's watch
ing every move in that race; he
see.-; every leap of the horses.
They're nearing the wire. A few
seconds more and it will all be over.
A jockey's whip sings in the air,
and falls with stinging force. An
other ounce of strength Is called
fqjr, and tliey are thundering down
tl|e track almost neck and neck,
fighting every inch of the way. Like
a whirlwind tfioy sweep past, a
mighty roar goes up from the crowd
Tick, tick, tick, tick—"St. Cuth
bert wins" —tick, tick, ticfl, tick —
"by half a length"—tick, tick, tick,
tick—"Minor second"—tick, tick,
tick, tick—"by a length"—tick, tick,
tick, tick—"Federal third."
But the man at the railing beard
no more after St. Cnthbert's name
,was spoken. He was deaf to all
else. He grew whiter. His hand
'closed on the ticket it held. You
could hear it crackle.
"Don't block up the passageway,
please." came from behind the rail
ing. With drooping head, the man
shuffled along, unnoticing and un
noticed in the crowd. As be reached
the door and opened it he stopped
a moment and shivered. Then he
pulled his hat down over his eyes,
held his coat collar close to his
neck and went out into Hie driving
rain—penniless, homeless, helpless.
And up in the third-story room
of the Court st. tenement there
sat a woman and a child in a cheer
less, scantilyVfurnished room, hov
ering over the embers in an old,
broken stove. A faded shawl about
her and her child helped but little
to keep away the damp and the
chill. There was hunger and des
pair in her eyes; her hands were
Then he pulled his hat down
over his eyes, held his coat col
lar close to his neck and went
out into the driving rain—pen
niless, hopeless, helpless.
thin and worn, and trembled as she
pulled the shawl closer. And she
sat there in the gathering gloom,
witli her child and —her thoughts.
"It seems like I can't break my
run of bad luck," said the poolroom
owner with a sigh, as ho climbed
aboard a street car with a friend
that evening to come over the
river. We ought to have made at
least three thousand on the fourth
at Chicago today, and yet we clean
ed up only about half of It. It was
the same way in the sixth at St.
Louis yesterday, and what with my
wife dogging me for a now sealskin
coat, because the one she has Is
out of style, I'm worried half sick.
Let's stop off at the Gibson and
open a bottle."
Fashionable Nuptials in
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 19.—Grace
Episcopal church was tho scene
this afternoon of the most fashion
able wedding of tho season so far.
The contracting parties were Miss
Alice Higinbotham, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Higinbotham.
and Joseph Medill Patterson, grand
son of the late Joseph Medill, foun
der of the Chicago Tribune. The
bride had her sister, Miss Florence
Higinbotham, as hor si?.id of hon
or, and the best man was Joseph
Medill McCormick, cousin of the
bridegroom. The ushers included
Leonard Thomas of Philadelphia,
Alexander Cameron of New York,
Montgomery Hallowell and Lincoln
Mitchell of Cincinnati and W. T.
Clyde, Jr., of New York.
NEW AGENT AT REARDAN.
W. A. Beardsley, who has held
the position of depot agent at Al
mira, has been transferred to Rear
dan, where he will hold a similar
position, recently vacated by E. T.
Do you know the, se»
cret of good printing?
Perhaps you don't as
none but the great ar
tists have it exactly lo
cated. We cannot place
our ringer upon it. but
we know that some
where within fine work
manship, tho best of
materials and perfect
equipment the secret
lies, und In order that
no chances tuny be
taken wu include all
these In our scheme of
business. The result is
a grade of printing that
hundreds of Spokane
business men have como
to know and appreciate.
610-613 Sprague Aye.
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Oregon Slorl Line R. R.
union Pacific R. R.
ONLY LINE EAST VIA
Salt LaKe and Denver
TWO TRAINS DAILY.
Steamship tickets to Europe and
other foreign countries.
bailvi Spokane Time Beuedulo Dally
Pep! j Effective June 22, IVO2. Arr.
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GEO. J. MOHLER. Gen. Agt.,
43i> Riverside Aye.. Spokane, Wash.
Telephone Main 162.
statement of the Condition of the
Exchange National Bank
OP SPOKANE, WASH.
Designated Depository United States.
<<~..!..,i s --.n nnn nn
Surplus and undivided
K. J. Dyer, President; Chas. Sweeny,
Vice President; C. K. Mcßroom.
Cashier; W. M. Shaw. Aswistant
REPORT OF CONDITION AT CLOSE
OF BUSINESS, SEPT 15, 1903.
. . Jl .. . t.. * , ,J' I COl 6A
Loans and discounts... .$1,461,681.64
11. 8. bonds and pre
miums 58,000.00 ,
Storks, bonds and war- i
Furniture and fixtures... 7,000.00
Cash Resources —
Cash on hand 531.548.35
Due from banks 31 1,085.00
V. S. bonds 100.000.00
Redemption fund 2,500.00
Total resources $2,627,039.18
Capital stock t 250.000.00
Undivided profits 12ti.5K5.82
Deposits E. 047,450.28
Total liabilities 12,527,039.18
Directors —I. N. Peyton. Oeo. R. Dod
son. VV. J. C. Wakefield, B. J. Bar
ney, J. J. Humphrey, Chas.
Sweeny, E. J. Dyer.
K. F. Cartler Van Dissel, Manager.
Tel. No. 441. P. O. Box 1821.
The Saw Mill
LUMBER, LATH, MILL WORK
DOORS AND SASH.
Bar and Bank Fixtures a Specialty.
Shorthand, Civil Service, Tcleg
rapliy. English. Drawing Courses.
Northwestern Dullness College,
808 Second Aye., Spokane, Wash.
After all, what can improve on the food which
the child gets from its mother. Mother Nature
provides us, her children, with a perfect medi
cal food in riedical Lake Salts, and fledknl
Lake Toilet Soap containing as it does log of
these famous Salts, is the purest, sweetest
medicated soap made. Use it in the little
one's bath, for it will make the skin bright and clear and free
it from all irritations and blemishes of the skin caused by Prickly
Heat, Rash, flosquito Bites, etc.
It's soothing, healing, purifying qualities are especially beneficial to
babies and young children—a necessary toilet article for every house
hold—you will never be without it once you have proved it's charming
efficacy. Druggists sell it—2s cents a cake.
Buy nedical Lake Ointment, 25 cents abox, and use it for all
eruptions of the skin, ft will improve the complexion and is inval
uable for Sunburn, Windburn, Kcrema, Itching Piles, Mosquito
and all Insect Bites. Not greasy or sticky—is immediately absorbed
MEDICAL. LAKB REHEDIES ARB NOT PATENT MEDICINES.
MEDICAL LAKE SALTS MFG. CO., Sole Mfrs.
NEW YORK AND SPOKANE, WASH.
of the Wet
The station wagon which we are
offering at prices ranging around
$600 is one of the best bargains
ever offered in the way of com- i
fortable and serviceable vehicles.
If you drive sifter night or in wet
or stormy weather, it Is Just the
kind of a wagon you must have.
Now on exhibition.
B. g. PI.OUOH. Agent.
This is the Light
. SEEK NO FURTHER
The Winston Water Pover Co.
Empire State LMdg.
No. 222-224 Post St. Tel. M. 639.
Residence Phone S. 271.
STORAGE—We store all kinds of
WE MOVE—Machinery, boilers,
merchandise, household goods, every
F. FLINT & CO.
8011-2 Riverside. Tel. E. 251.
91900 —6-room cottage, large lot,
barn, lawn, shade and fruits; Fourth
aye., close in; half cash.
9850—5-room cottage, largo corner
lot, Nettleton add., two blocks from
Broadway car line; half cash.
8950—3-room house, two lo*s. well
of water and city water; Weal Main
aye.. close In; will make terms,
99000 —7-room modern house, lot.
lawn, shade and fruit ♦rees, small
barn; on Gardner aye.; half cash.
9375 —Choice 50 foot lot with water
on lot, Broadway.
Phone Main 517
720 FIRST AYE.
$3250— Fine six-room bouse
in Heath's addition; graded
street and sidewalk.
$3000 —Eight room houße,
$4S0 —Corner lot, Heath's
Fifth addition; water at cor
EimenOorf & Elmeßdorf,
321 Rookery Bldg.
The fidelity National Bank.
CS-. - 1... •»» tlYaaik
Pnnltnl S1 00 000 I
Ofllosrs and Directors:
Geo. 8. Brooke, president.
D. K. Mcpherson, Vice President.
A. W. Lindsay, Cashier.
E. 11. Brown.ll, Asst. Cashier.
stndebaker Carriage ttposfiory,
...... M3-81E ipratrns Aye.
The Spokane and
Eastern Trust Co.
Spokane ... Washington.
Pays interest on open ac
counts subject to check as
follows: 2 per cent per an
num credited to accounts
semi-annually, June Ist and
December Ist on all bal
ances of $100 or multiples
thereof, computed monthly
on the lowest balance
standing to the cred£-->f tht r
depositor, on any day dur
ing the ciurent month. Al
lows interest on time cer
tificates of deposit at the
rate of 4 per cent per an
num on certificates issued
for one year, 3 per cent per
annum for six months and
2 per cent per annum for
three months. Certificates
of deposits issued for a
stated time are in no case
payable before maturity.
Savings Deposits received
on the following terms: De
posits of $1.00 to $2,000 re
ceived at any time and re
paid after thirty days'
notice in writing. Interest
paid at the rate of 4 per cent
per annum, semi-annually
January 1 and July 1, on
the minimum quarterly
Securities of this depart
ment are kept separate
from other assets of the
company, and are exam
ined and approved monthly
by a committee represent
ing the depositors.
STOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE SE
Hand Painted China
Sterling Silver lj
and Silver Plate
No lurgur or better selected lines
In the city.
sclrachl & Rlorden
The Popular Resort.
See our line of
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