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Twenty-five Cents per Month
NO. 18.
Ann.rac.ie operators and Miners
Reach Amiceie Agreement.
Attorney Young Acknowledges Joining of Great
Northern and Northern Pacific Interests.
NEW YORK, Nov. 26.—The mer
ger case was resumed this morning
before Judge Ingersoll.
Securities' Counsel Young at
tempted to show that many mergers
had been consummated in the past
few years.
Solicitor General Richards ob
jected to this ami said that it was
not a matter of jinst history but
that it was the duty of the govern-
Attorneys Consume the
The case of O, H. Stockwell
against Flo Darling ol the Windsor
rooming house was called before
Judge Kennan this morning.
All the forenoon was consumed
In a sparring match between the
attorneys'for the Windsor's proprie
tress and for the plaintiff.
Nuzum & Sullivan were arguing
for a demurrer and Winston was
making a strong plea for an In
junction against the house. Court
was adjourned until 2 o'clock this
afternoon without coming to any
Thfft afternoon the ease took a
different direction and the defend
ants tried to show that Stockwell
was merely an instrument In the
game, that he was put up by others
who were desirous of antagonizing
the Interests of their client. They
desired to give the coutl the Im
pression that money was being used
to gain this end.
The testimony was of a sensa
tional character and a large at
tendance listened with much inter
est to yie clever arguments of the
able attorneys.
Flo Darling Is on the stand as
we go to press and seems to accept
the situation with much ease.
Question Which Arises in French
Affairs of Honor.
PARIS, Nov. 25. —If a man strikes
you real hard across the face with
Bullet Which Killed American Girl in Paris
Shot Horizontally, Not at Angle.
PARIb, Nov. 25.—The American
authorities held an RUtopsy on the
body of Mrs. Ellen Gore this morn
The taking of measurements
Showed that the ball passed be
tween the lids of the right eye out
through the rear of (he skull ut
most horizontally.
This seems to disprove Ryd/.ow-
Bki's story that the shot came from
an angle from the floor unless Mrs.
Gore was stooping at the time.
The examination of the pistol
Showed thai It was possible to be
discharged by striking the floor.
The American physicians ad
journed and refused to make a
statement or give their opinion un
til (hey had communicated their
written report to Consul General
Gowdy, for which they havo re- ■
quested IS bonis' time.
The Russian since his release has
been secreted In the homo of
Consul General Gowdy personally
Messrs. Harrow, Lloyd and Presi
dent John Mitchell with his private
Stenographer, Miss Morris, arrived
at the New Willard hotel at 9:30
this morning.
Mr. Mitchell said that he had not
received any definite proposition
from the operators' counsel, Mr.
Macveagh, and was therefore un
able to discfiss the anthracite meet
I ment to prosecute in any and every
case where a violation of the law 1
could be shown.
Tin' defense submitted the re- I
ports of the Croat Northern and |
the Northern Pacific for the past I
five years, showing that, although
a combination existed, there had I
been no agreement fixing tbe ached- i
ules of freight rates. The case was
adjourned until Monday.
: :
hi:- glove, nnil you kick him for It.
have you been insulted.' Thai is
the delicate problem thai confront
ed Parisian experts in a recent af
fair of honor.
The Marquis de Dion, the famous
atltomobilist, read an article writ
ten by ii. Oeraull Richard In La Pe
tite Republic, which reflected upon
him. Meeting the author jusi out
side of the chamber of deputies, he
Hung his gauntlet at htm ami re
ceived v Mcl; in return. The noble
marquis sent his Beconds to the
journalist, but the latter, contrary
to etiquette in such matters, insist
ed that it would be rather silly to
fight, us the kick which be had ad
ministered was considered by him
to have wiped out the insult he had
recelv cd.
Al last M. de Marquis' seconds
convinced M. Qerault Richard that |
he had been insulted, an I the fight
came .iff.
It was most ferocious and the
j spectators w ere seriously alarmed
lest one of the contestants might
be Injured. Then' worst fears were
realized, for the skin of the gallant
M. Richard's arm was so badly
■ punctured that It actually bled.
j A dispatch from Honolulu dated
the 18th instant says that tin 1 Mer
chants' association has addressed
ja memorial to each labor union in
the Islands, asking their aid ami
approval to the admitting of Chi
nese as "agriculturists" to prose
cute the sugar industry, the low j
tide of which Is causing much bust-
I ness stagnation.
Congress will be asked to admit
Chinese for tlje same reason.
I Interviewed all the inmate! of the
building where Mrs. Gore resided
and has acted on the request of the
dead woman's family in taking pos
session of all her personal effects.
He bas also taken a five-year lease
of the interment location In the
Protestant cemetery, the body to
bo encased in v metal casket and
probably removed to America at a
future date.
Rydzewskl, tho accused Russian
whom all Rails seems anxious to
befriend, stated that Mrs. Gore was
killed through the dropping of v
revolver to the floor.
If this were true, unless Mrs.
'Gore wus leaning over directly to
ward the spot where the weapon
struck It is Impossible that the shot
should have taken a horizontal
t course.
It is evident that Americans in
'Pails believe these circumstances
too coincident to place faith in
them against the knowledge of
|Rydiewski's infatuation and Jeal
ousy for the dead woman.
The Spokane Press.
At 10 Mr. Macveagh arrived,
looking very careworn. He said
that the strain of the examination
of Mitchell had taxed his physical
ability to tho utmost.
He declined to £ay anything ex
cept that the plans for settlement
had been fully outlined aud would
be submitted to the miners today.
At the noon recess Mr. Darrow
gave the following statement: "The
At the next regular meeting of
Division No. 1 of the Ancient Order
of Hibernians tonight the election
of officers for the ensuing year will
be held. Since the last election
this division has experienced an un
usual increase in membership and
it gives promise to bo in a short
time one of the strongest branches
of the order In the west.
The* attorneys for the saloon
keepers who are to contest the sjot
machine law were given until to
morrow to present arguments for
their clients,
Bpokane people will Indulge In
nidst goose tliis ycaf Instead of
turkey, whose price puts that lux
ury on ;i pinnacle.
A good le pound goose will sell
for 51.86 to $1 r.o, while the same
weight bird with turkey feathers
on it sells for $2.50.
Former Chapfaln of Troops in Philllplnes Throws
Light on the Subject.
Father Gleason has just returned
from o two years' sojourn in the
Philippines, where he acted as
chaplain of the United States
forces. He was also the only Eng
lish speaking priest with the alli»*s
during the Boxer outbreak in
China. \
In regard to the filar question
Father Gleason says: ''The Span
ish religious orders made Chris
tians of the Filipinos. Outside of
less than a million savages and
about a million Mores, who are Mo
hammedan subjects of tjie Sultan
of Sulu, and now in revolt against
the United States, the rest of the
Inhabitants are i hristians.
"Of course, there are good, bad
and Indifferent among them, but the
great bulk of them are as good as
can be found."
As regards the accusation against
the frlarS made time and time '
again,. Father Gleason said that it
Kay G. Hill to Miss Nellie Buck
ley, both of Spokane; Arte Vooys
to Miss Margaret Dal ton, both of
Welch; W. 11, Marvin of Spokane
to Miss Eva Vaughn of Bodie; Au
gust Otto Bllger to Miss Frances
Humphrey Batterton, both of Spo
kane; James VV. Luke to Miss Mag
gie Young, both of Cheney; Howard
Wolfard to Edith Renshaw, both
of Spokane; Peter Jensen fo Miss
Mary Oroplln, both of Lamona; Q,
A. Llndolop of Spokane to Miss
Mamie Kelly of Gibson, 111.
Famous Indian Chief Visits
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces is
iv town today.
.During the last war between gov
ernment troops mid the Nez Perces
Chief Joseph led tho red men. He
is an interesting character and is
noted for his bravery. He is Wash
ington's prototype of Sitting pull,
but is gradually assuming a more
peaceful attitude, thanks to the ef
forts of Indian Agent Anderson. He
still has the old instincts with him.
however, and finds life in the forest
with his gun more to his taste than
driving a plow.
Colon: Ambassador Concha re
fuses to come to tortus on the canal 1
treaty with Colombia. Why Concha
get together, it would help to I
THE WEATHER—Tonight and Wednesday fair, continued cool.
main features of the controversy
have been amicably agreed upon.
Only minor details are yet uncom
pleted, but what they are I am not
at liberty to state.
"There are so many people Inter
ested that it is difficult to arrive at
an agreement in full quickly. We
need more information.
"I believe I can safely say that
settlement will be reached in all
details as far as Attorney Mac
veagh Is concerned.
"He nominally represents the
Erie interests but broadly speaking
represents much more. If we agree
in all things, the work of the an
thracite commission will be greatly
"The work will go on, however,
and our agreement will becqme part
of tho award."
President Mitchell said he ex
pected to return to Scranton this
J. O. P. Hildebrand of Lincoln,
Neb., Is In the city on a business
trip. He is a neighbor of W. J.
Pryan and in speaking of the prom
inent Nebraskan said: "The Bryan
family lives outside of Lincoln, at
the farm, where extensive Improve
ments have been made. It is a great
hospitable house, fitted up with the
modern conveniences of a Nebraska
farm. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan enter
into details of its management with
zeal. Mr. Bryan has choice breeds
of chickens, hogs and cattle, and is
a good farm hand himself. Dozens
of families are regular visitors at
their home, where dinner Is served
at 12 o'clock, as on any well con'
ducted farm. Bryan is a good neigh
bor, and often borrows articles from
others that he doesn't happen to
BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 25.—The su
preme court of Idaho yesterday af
firmed the verdict of the lower court
in the ease of the state versus G. H.
11. Wilmbusse, accused of the mur
der of Judge J, C. Brady, July 5
last. Wilmbusse will have to serve
a life sentence.
was all simply a case of veracity
between a revolutionary society
known as the "Katipunan," whose
word has often been proved untrue 5 ,
and the statements of the repre-
Bentatives of the Catholic church
In the Philippines. "It is true that
there hnve been some unworthy
piests out there," said he, "but for
one such there have been 40 or 50
good ones, against whom the finger
of scandal could never be pointed.
"There is only one solution to
the question and that Is the secu
larization of the friars.
This would not be difficult, be
cause, with the exception of those
teaching in colleges, they have not
livod in community life, but per
formed the work of parish priests."
The aims of the American gov
ernment, according to Father Glea-.
son, have been just and honest, but
the application of the intention of
the government has not always
been such.
Delegates of Tribe to Washington Return
and Report Opening of Negotiations.
Will Get Million and a Half,
Commissioner Of Indian Affairs
Jones bus promised to s«t matters
i right in regard to tho Colville In
dian treaty involving the payment
[of n million and a half dollars to
the various tribes, according to the
statement of the four delegates
from the tribes, Chief Joe Moses,
: Louis (Triedlander, Nespllem Frank
land Mechelle, who, with Mrs. Sftllie
Nee, one of the brightest Indian
girls on the reservation, as Inter*
j preter, Journeyed to Washington
I two weeks ago with this matter at
I heart.
Major A. M. Anderson, the agent,
!was In tho nation's capital at the
same time, although (lie Indians
'diil not accompany him thither.
I From intei views with Major An-
Jderson before the trip it teeius that
he had no hopes that the depart
Want to Know Where
They Stand.
NEW YORK, Nov. 25.—A delega
tion of Independent operators went
into conference with the coal presi
dents at 1 o'clock this afternoon.
Before entering the room one of
the Scranton operators said: "We
are here to ascertain why the an
thracite arbitration commission dis
continued its hearing, and also want
to know how we will fare under
the agreement entered Into between
coal operators and miners."
American Intervention is
Much Feared.
HAVANA, Nov. 25—General Go
mez, acting for the government,
today consulted the labor leaders
in an endeavor to settle the labor
The leddcrs all promised to make
their utmost efforts to stop vio
Hundreds of young Cttbans, fear
ing American intervention, are of
fering their services in the gov
ernment troops to stop lawlessness.
Miss F. E. Merryhew. who has
been engaged in the Indian school
at Fort Spokane for several months,
passed through on her way to visit
friends in Coburg, Ore., this morn-
Panama Right of Way Falls Down—May Aban
don This Route for Canal.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. —The gotiatkms with Colombia for the
discussion of the Panama canal sit- right of way.
nation occupied the cabinet meet- i it is understood that he favors
ing this morning. , abandoning the Panama route and
Secretory Hay announced the reopening negotiations for a route
failure to conclude satisfactory ne- through Nicaragua.
Judge Richardson's court has a
civil case on the book for this after
Judge Kennan is busy today with
the O. It. Stockwell versus Windsor
building and Flo Darling case.
The advocates of an anti-vice
ticket are dstributing copies of the
state laws covering the subject.
Judge Belt is still taking testi
mony in the Turnbull lake case.
The lawyers are now searching for
another witness.
A bench warrant was Issued for
J, W. Strack, who was subpoenaed
as a witness In the Turnbull lake
case and failed to appear.
Dr. Moody of Sandpoint, Idaho, Is
in the city to remafn a few days.
Mayor Byrne, in reply to an in
quiry, again said that he Is deter
mined to put all slot machines out
of operation.
Spokane's retail stores aro not
behind like establishments In other
cities in their Thanksgiving dis
plays and the show windows give
evidence of much care at this time,
in many cases genuine artistic tal
ent being manifested. This depart
ment of merchandising is receiving
some of the attention its import
ance merits.
niont would give the Indians any
satisfaction, although he frankly
admitted the Justice of their claims.
As the matter seems to stand,
congress several years ago deter
mined to throw onen the rich and
vast deposits of mineral and tho
•desirable farm lands of the north
half of the t'olvllle reservation to
settlement and appointed a coni
mlssloh Immediately to wait upon
tho tribes and make a suitable
This tho commission did and the
Indians agreed to tho proposition,
they to be paid 11,600,000 according
to tho stipulations of the treaty,
which was signed and transmitted
!to Washington.
Congress at its next session re
pudiated the treaty and proceeded
itu Uir<e\ opeu the reservation.
Reports That Conditions in
Havana are Improved.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25.—The
state department this morning re
ceived a cablegram from Minister
Squires, saying that conditions in
Havana were much improved today.
D. A. Darling of the Fountain,
W. G. Cody of the Mint and Charles
Packerltz of the Bank have been re
arrested on a charge of violating
the slot machine ordinance. They
intend making a test case. All are
of the opinion that It is a case of
big fish eating little fish, and pro
pose to light to a finish and find
out where the wrong lies.
Hundred Thousand Dead
from the Plague.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25.—The
marine hospital service reports that
there were 127,000 cases of bubonic
plague in India dnring the 21 weeks
preceding October 6, of which al
most 100,000 were fatal.
G. L. Strobe, Unfortunate,
Taken to Poorhouse.
G. L. Strobe, who claimed that
ho was ejected from the Sacred
Heart hospital yesterday, appeared
before the commissioners and made
;an application for transportation to
go back to his native Chicago.
The commissioners told the un
fortunate man that the poor farm
was his only salvation for the pres
ent, but Strobe insisted that he was
of a good family and well brought
up and that he was not accustomed
to such places as poor farms, but,
after waiting until the commission
ers' office was about to be closed
for the night. Strobe decided to ac
cept the situation aud was taken to
:the farm.
Strobe Is suffering from rheuma
tism and is an Intelligent appear
ing fellow, nicely dressed.
The Stockholm saloon will have
1 Its affairs investigated by the city
council today. Mr. Lllienthal, chair
man of tho board of police com
missioners, will present a recom
mendation to the council that the
'license of that saloon be "revoked.
The Indians have begged and
pleaded and Agent Anderson has
done his utmost to further their
ends, but up to this time without
A little of the difficulties of
Agent Anderson's position in re
gard to the Colvilles may be re
alized in view of this flagrant
breach by congress.
Now after several years the In
dians have the promise of their
Icommissioner that the matter shall
Ibe settled to their satisfaction,
j Negotiations to this end have al
ready been opened and the dele
gates are to make another trip in
regard to the matter about the first
of the year.
j All members of the party report
;a delightful trip although, through
joy over the outcome that com
pelted them to hurry back with the
.great news, they did not get more
than a glimpse of the magnificence
of Washington or the other cities
passed through.
On their next trip they anticipate
giving the municipal beauties a
thorough uoinK over.
These delegates arrived at 7 :."><»
o'clock, pvor the Qreat Northern.
"wall street"
in our busy city haven't time to waste
hunting for reliable footwear, That's
why we are constantly reminding you
that shoes bought of us ARE reliable
ALWAYS, and it don't take many
words to tell you our little story today:
Box Calf and Viol Kid Shoes
for Men—some Calf lined
some double soled—choice,
Wear them—they satisfy.
519 Riverside Aye.,
518 Sprague Aye.
325-27-29 RIVERSIDE.
Full $5.00 Set
Gold Crowns ........ .$5.00
Silver Killings .50
Painless Extracting 50
All work guaranteed for 20
A specialist in charge of
each department.
phiiadeipnid Dental Parlors,
10-11-12 Wolverton Block,
Over W. V. Tel. Co.
Repair Work a Specialty.
1003 Sprague Aye., Wash, j
Telephone Blue 2<ii. '
Spokane Bank Clearances Today were
$311,638. A Year Ago, $204,864
Gain of $106,774
H C0 * S
Constructed of good
golden finished oak,
with upholstered seat,
and back of "Fabri
kord," the best imita
tion leather. It is
a large, comfortable
Holiday Presents
Cut Glass
Hand Painted China
Sterling Silver
and Silver Plate
No larger or bQttcr selected llnei
In the city.
sciMchi & Rlorden
buys this
520-28-30 SPRAGUE.
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