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BETTER UNDERSTANDING McVeagh Gives the Reasons for Efforts to Settle Strike Outside Commission. WASHINGTON, Nov. 14.—Wayne MacVeagh. the operators' counsel before the strike commission, is sued a statement this morning giv ing the details of the renewed ne gotiations for the settlement of the anthracite questions. He believes that the railways ad vancing the salaries of their men to be a most important factor. He says that while Mitchell was sti!! FOR BIG BANQUET. WOODMEN OF WORLD CELE BRATE REACHING THOU SAND MARK. A banquet on a gigantic scale will be given in the city on the evening of Dec. »2 by the Woodmen of the world. Plates will be laid for 900. T«e occasion will be the celebration of the thousand mark reached by ihe order in Spokane by Camp The order holds a regular meet ing tonight, at which officers for ! the ensuing year will be elected, and, as there are several candidates in the field for the leading offices, it is anticipated there will be spir ited balloting. NEW TRIAL Is Asked For in the Case of Lawyer Patrick. NEW YORK. Nov. 24. —A motion ' for a new trial In the case of Law yer Albert Patrick was presented before Recorder Goff this morning but arguments in the case were postponed until Wednesday owing to the absence of First District At torney Garvin. Patrick, It will be remembered. Is accused of fiendishly murderirjg a wealthy client, with the conniv ance of the client's valet. RAILROAD NOTES. T>. W. Campbell and wife are vis iting in Spokane. Mr*. Campbell is Superintendent 0 f the o. R. & N. J. F. Oraham and W. H. Dresser, 1 reneral and assistant master nie hanics of the O. R. & N., are in the city. Train Dispatcher and Engineer Bam Winters of the Northern Pa cific has taken an engine run from Kallspell. Winters was formerly locati-d In Superintendent Gilbert's department in this city. D. Willis director of the Northern Securities company, teeti- • tied before a New York court that when he went Into the organization he thought It was "for the best in terests of all concerned." James ban 25,000 shares of the Great Northern 6000 shares Northern Pa rifle common and 1800 shares Noi l hern I*aci(lc preferred. being interrogated he had a private conference with Lawyer Thomas by which all arrived at the conclu sion that an amicable and satisfac tory settlement might be reached outside the commission. The move in this direction, there fore, was nc* attributable to any weakening or the part of either side, but rather was due to a gen eral better understanding. DON'T CARE. L. Bernh<!imer Says Union's Action Will Net Affect Him. L. Barnhclmer, who been placed on the unfair list by the tailor.,' union, states that the mat ter is one that (toes not interest him sufficiently to call lor an ex pression of opinion and that he would not have known of his stand ing With the tailors' union had it not been called to his attention by a Press reporter. In fact, he believes that if any thing it may have a good effect. "The tailors' union," said he, never were inclined to give me a square deal." M. .1. Maloney, a prominent poli tician from Marcus, is registered at the Grand. THE TOLL-GATE ftEEPER. CALDWELL HARDY. Caldwell Hardy, elected president of the American Bankers' associa tion, to succeed Myron T. Herriek, is president ol the Norfolk National bank, Norfolk. Va. He Is a native of North Carolina, aud a former resident of Brooklyn. He got his financial education In Wall st. When the Norfolk bank was organized in 16*5 he became its cashier, and has been connected with it ever since. Hardy has always been prominent in the bankers' association, and I was the unanimous choice of its nominating committee at the recent ; meeting in New Orleans. i The New York, Susquehanna & Western, the Erie and Lehigh Val ley railways have denied that they are violating the interstate com merce law. The complaint was filed by William Randolph Ilearrt, proprietor of the New York Jour nal. Chicago American and San Francisco Examiner, ENTRAPPED. A Spokane Railway Man Gets a Wife. Judge Stocker was at dinner when a telephone message came from Captain Gilbert, the deputy in the justice court, to the effect that a young couple were waiting on him to make them one. Mr. Stocker returned to the office and perform ed the ceremony. The groom. William True Tuttle, is a local railway man. formerly from St. Paul. The bride. Mrs. Ises sie Trapp, is a young widow resid ing at Seattle. There was a history connected with the case which struck the clerks as a little out of the ordi nary. The marriage license v,as over two years old, having been made at St. Paul. Minn. Tuttle ex plained the matter by saying he had met with an accident which caused the delay and that sickness had also prevented aim from claim ing the bride at an earlier day. The happy couple left over the Northern Pacific for St. I'aul on the late train. REPULSED. Invaders of Venezeula Are Driven Out. WASHINGTON. Nov. £I.—Minis ter Bowen wired the state depart ment from Caracas that the Colom bians who had invaded Venezuela on Nov. 16 were defeated and re treated across the line on the 19th instant. ORTHODOX RUSSIANS CONSECRATE BIG CHURCH IN NEW YORK. NEW YORK, Nov. 24.—Yester day marked an epoch in the history and progress of the Russian Ortho dov church in the western world. The occasion was the consecration of the new Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, which has just been completed iv Ninety seventh st., near Fifth aye. The Russian bishop of the United States. Bishop Tlkhon, from the Pa citlc coast, officiated at the cere mony, and nearly all the Russian priests of the country were present, A BAD PRACTICE. Selling Whisky to Indiana to Be Stopped. Thomas Riordan and J. Brooks pf this city were delivered to the United States authorities .yesterday, charged with selling whisky to In dians. For the past two months there has been considerable drinking among the Indians in the neighbor hood of North Monroe St.. and the department is determined to break it up. 1 Riordan will be tried at 3 o'clock this afternoon and Brooks will get | a hearing tomorrow. The Northern Pacific railway is about to inaugurate a positive block system between Ellensburg and Au iburn on the coast division. A sys tem similar to the one now used by the Oieat No.lhcrn between this I city and East Spokane will be used. OPERATICS Musical Gotham Attends. Opening. NEW YORK, Nov. 24.—The I wealth, fashion, beauty and musl- j cat culture of New York will be at i the Metropolitan Opera House to night for the opening of the great est operatic season in the history] of thai temple of song. The ex- 1 |cltcmoaA and glittering social pa geant of tasi week's horse show has I intensified the interest of society in the opera, and the dress parade of jthe opening night win be the most , j brilliant of sight::. The season will extend over a dosen weeks. All the standard operas of the ! great masters of music will be pre sented, rhe performances will be given in Italian. French and Ger-j ! man to satisfy the most exacting! cosmopolitan taste. Instead of the customary "Faust" the piece select ed for the opening performance is ! "Othello," with Eames, Homer, Al varez and Scotti. Among the eminent artists to he heard during the season are Nor diea, Eames, Sombrieh, Frltzi Scheff, Qadski, Schumann-Heink. Bispham, Gilllbert, Van Rooy, Plan con and Edouard de Reszke. A num ber of revivals are planned for the season, among them Ponchielll's "Giaconda," Verdi's "Masked Ball" and "Ernani," Mozart's "Harem," Weber's "Freischuetz," and Hum perdlnck's "Hansel and Gretel." WANTED ASSISTANCE HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES DENY EJECTING STROBE. George Strobe appeared before Chief of Police Reddy this morning and requested aid from the city. He has been an inmate of the Sa cred Heart hospital for the past two weeks, suffering from rheumatism, and claims that he was ejected for non-payment of his bill. His state ments are denied by both the hospi tal authorities and his physician, who state that, on being asked for money. Strobe became angry and left the hospital. BUILDING PERMITS. W. A. Vaughn, for two frame buildings in Lauman's addition, [costing $120 ii and $1600; a two story frame house in Cannon's ad dition for Agnesse A. Adams, cost estimated at $2200; D. Fraser, a $7i'ii barn in Browne's addition; to the Saw Mill Phoenix, lor repairs on store front in Van Valkcnburg- Holland block to the amount of $350. BLOODED STOCK 'SALE OF FINE HORSES AT LEXINGTON. LEXINGTON, Ky, Nov. 24.—The Fasig-Tipton company began a three days' sale of fine blooded horses in Lexington today. Over 250 head will bo disposed of, in cluding consignments from the Melbourne, Meadowthorpe, Dixiana. Chesterbrook and Sunny Slope studs, and 22 horses from H. E. Leigh. DID YOU EVER EAT ANY OF THIS? Here Is a Modest Greek Word That's an Appetizer. WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.—The fruitful mind of the energetic and inventive Teuton has been tucked 'way back in the far corner of the last shelf of intellectual ingenuity in conjuring up names and long words, or rather an old long whiskered Greek comedian aud playwright named Aristophanes in vented a long word, which modern folks have not been able to get within speaking distance of, and they have had some 3000 years' practice. The Word was brought In by the keen eyed reporter of one of the local papers, who dug it up out of a Greek dictionary, and when he asked the city editor to print it in Greek characters the compositors threatened to go on a strike, so the young man took the word home with him and brought it back made over into English the next day, and he looked as if he hadn't slept much since he left the office the night be fore. Here is the word as near as our poor weak language will permit its reproduction: "Lepadotemaehoselachogaleokran folelpsanodrlmupotrlm m a tasiiphio paraoruelitokatakechurneno klchjepi | lvossuphophattoperist eralektruonop telgkpn a 1 ok ig k 1 opele iola gooelr aloba ' letraganopterugon." Only 177 let- Iters, that's all, and nobody but the author knows how many syllables. It occurs in ope of Arispophane's Comedjef, and It is the name of a Certain dish compounded of all kinds of dainties, fish, flesh, fowl and sauces. It is supposed to be a real cute Aristophanean joke. As yet, no local hotels have put it on their menus, but no one doubts that the ordinary waited could hand |It down the speaking tube to the i kitchen without changing his breath, or that the ordinary ban jquetter could gnsi or dance It after j the eighth course of a repast at the Raleigh, and it wouldn't be a bad football signal in a pinch, either, would it.? Barcelona: Another Carli6t plot with long whiskers aud full Of blood has been dug up. It's up to you, Alphonse, dear. City of Mexico: There'll be no bore revolutions in Central Ameri ca until the volcanoes BtOP spout ing. The rebels can't see to fight. FRATB MEET. ißiennlsl Session of the Phi Delta f theta. NEW YORK. Nov. 24.— Distin guished appeariftg men wearing badges of blue and white ribbon were much in evidence today about the corridors of the Hotel Majestic. They were members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, come to at tend the biennial national conven tion of the society which will be in ! session at Columbia university this I week. The Phi Delta Theta is the largest college fraternity in this country and the present convention is the largest gathering of its kind ever held. Those in attendance come from 30 states and from va- Irious parts of Canada. The officers iand committees of the fraternity held a meeting this forenoon and :completed the final details of the convention program. This evening there will be a reception at the Ma jestic at which addresses of wel come will be delivered by Mayor bow and President Butler of Co lumbia university. The response will be made by the national presi dent of the fraternity, H. H. Ward of Cleveland. An elaborate program of entertainment has been arrang ed for the week. Some of the feat ures will be a smoker with vaude ville features at Sherry's, a theater party, a banquet and a visit to West Point. SUSPENDED Customs Inspector Under Grave Charges. WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.—Henry Troppman, a customs Inspector, has been suspended by Collector St rat ton upon complaint of cigar men, who say that he promised to land eigar.s for them without duty. It is alleged that he has taken money for promises he could not keep. J.G.Davis&Bro Fine Groceries and Provisions Cor. Howard and Sprague Telephone Main 130 THIN Celery Cranberries Mince Meat Oranges Raisins Nuts The Best! Investigate this Lamp before buying; any other Costs 1 Cent an hour to produce 800 candle power. H. HOMEWOOD, Gen'l Agent. Standard das Lamp Co. 204 Post St., Spokane. Corporation Seals Notary's Seals Order direct. rant STAMP WORKS. Auditorium Bidg. DISCOUNT SALE FOR THIS WEEK -AT a Mrs. A. Mellman Imported and Domestic pattern Hats....Phone, Main 578 .... 822 River side Aye., Spohane.Wn. Thanksgiving Specials. New Oranges, per doz 80c Sweet CJder, per gal 40c Kansas Mincemeat, 2 lbs 25c New Figs and Dates, lb 15c 2 lbs 25c New Currants or Raisins, 2 lbs. 25c New Walnuts 16c Michigan cash Grocery til Bprag-p* Aye. Vhont niack 3001, fa-Pie (o Spokane's Greatest Grocery Thanksgiving G00d5.... ....Thanksgiving Prices Currants, 10c per n - lb„ 3 lbs. for . 25t Citron, per 1b.,.. 20c Orange Peel, prlb-20c Lemon Peel, pr lb. 20c We have the finest assortment of Table Luxuries The lowest prices of any 1 store in the Pacific North ,west. Silver Plate THAT WEARS Tea Set, five pieces... .$17.50 Cuke Baskets 3.50 Bread Trays ......... r 2.50 Child's Cups 1.00 Candlesticks 3.00 ' Our name is a guarantee for quality and prices. It is not too early to make your Christmas selections. We will lay aside anything se lected now. George R. Dodson, Jeweler, 517 Riverside Aye. Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairing a Specialty. The Equal of Spokane Liquid Paint is not to be had in Spo kane at any price. Spo kane Liquid Paint is pure lead, zinc and lin seed oil, free from any adulteration. Jones 6 Dillingham, 713.715 First Aye. Paint and Color Grinders. YOUR FRAMING ORDERS will receive careful attention here. The work is well done. The molding is first class; Our prices aro reasonable. THE FRAME make 6 the picture when it Is artistically and skilfully made, not the picture THE FRAME We make perfect frames and gho them an artistic quality to help the artistic character of your picture. c i Heeih Co. Art Galleries, Empire State Dldg. Jodoln&Davies Sell ; SOROSIS PETTICOATS Cor. Riverside and Post A FEW SUGGESTIONS about shoes for women. Now that the season of cold and stormy weather Is upon us, every woman needs a stout, strong street boot. We have them of box calf In an EXPRESS SHOE for $3.50. Or, If vlcl kid tops with stout soles Is preferred, we have them also in EXPRESS SHOES for $3.50. For dress wear, a patent kid lace boot with dull kid top and very flexible sole Is catchy In style yet easy on the feet. These, too, you'll find In EXPRESS SHOES for $3.50. No other store sells them. THE HILL SHOE CO. GOOD CHEER-GOLD CURE G. ORLIN SMITH successfully treats and cures any afflicted with liquor, opium, morphine or tobacco habits.. An effective clinic, a perfect cure.. Health of patients always benefited. Ref erences —Cured patients.. Correspondence confidential.. Consul tation free.. Prices reasonable.. Talk with or write 108 S. Washington St., Spokane, Wash. Tel. South 2363. Home Office, 3825 Albion Place, Seattle, Wash. GOODS THAT COUNT Oar Picture StocK is the largest and most complete in the West. Call and looK it over. Bring in your PICTURES and have them framed. F. B. Wright & Co. 714 RIVERSIDE. HOW ft TKE TIME TO MAKE SE LECTION or Holiday Presents See oar tine of Cut Glass Hand Painted China Sterling Silver and Silver Plate No Ureer or better selected llne« In the city. Schacht & Rlorden JEWELERS. CMhajrxTß Bioo«. 519 Riverside Aye., 518 Sprague Aye. THAT'S ALL. G. ORLIN SMITH ABOUT IT. APOCKET > (keck Protector REAL ESTATE. CHOWDER'S BULLETIN Lot in Oorbln Park, $200. Lot In Shannon '■ SeCQmJ, corner on Howard st., $iQO. Lot In Ontario Land com pany's add. on Howard fit, a corner, $225. Soventy-uve feet In post fash lon able part of add., $2750. Sixty feet on the bIH. fine lawn, graded, sidewalk, trees, etc., $1500. Fifty feet on iiast Sprague aye., near N. P. freight hodse, $1000. A. S. Crowder & Co. 25-26 Jamieson BIK. SOMETHING NEW This Is a very con* venlent article. It takea up no more room than a pocket knife and Is a thoroughly practical device for protecting checks, drafts, notes, receipts, etc. Price 50c. John W.Graham & Co. 707 to 711 Sprague Aye. 708 to 712 First Aye.