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Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. 17. SPOKANE CHURCHES TO OBSERVE THE DAY Union Meeting of Protestant Congre gations-» Special Services at Catholic Churches. The usual Thanksgiving services will be held at the Main Aye. Cath olic church tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. The services will consist of solemn high mass and a sermon by Rev. Father Verhagen. The mu sic promises to be notable. The Thanksgiving union service In the Pijgrim Congregational Church, at the corner of Indiana aye. and Lidgerwood st., will be opened at 11 o'clock with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Berry of the Second United Presbyterian church. The Rev. T. W. Walters, pastor of the Pilgrim Congregational church, win deliver the address, while the Rev. Mr. Ware id' the Fourth United Presbyterian church will preach the sermon on "Thanksgiving." The music will be led by Thomas Hid HAS NEWS To Clear Gore Mystery — The Funeral. PARIS, Nov. 26.—The funeral of Mrs. Ellen Gore this afternoon was made the occasion for a great popu lar demonstration by Americana in ! Paris, although there were no French notables present. American Consul General dowdy was represented by M. Hacquot and. the American church was thronged. Expensive floral offerings [Were made. Consul General Gowdy has re reived a letter from M. Elsassor from London Offering to furnish in formation to the Gore family which ho says will assist in clearing away tho mystery of the young woman's death, dowdy answered, asking him to forward all details. NOTHING TO HINDER. PHILIPPINE CABLE WILL NOW BE LAID. WASHINGTON. Nov. 26— Attor ney Qeneral Knox today Informed the president tlint the entire board of directors of the I'aeiiic Cable company had agreed to the govern ment's conditions and that nothing now remains to hinder the con struction of the cable to the Phil ippines. TELEGRAPHERS TO JOIN THEIR FORGES Good Offices of Federation In Uniting All Classes of Ticker Men. PITTSBURO, Pa., Nov. 26.—The movement looking to an effective organization of the commercial telegraphers ol the United states and Canada, which has been in a formative stage for some time, is expected to be put into tangible shape at the conference Called for this city today. The promoters of lhe movement have been somewhat handicapped in their work by the fact that there are at present two so-called nation al organizations which claim juris diction over the commercial teieg COOKED TO DEATH IN MOLTEN METAL An Iron Furnace Springs a Leak With Fatal Results. RIRMINGIIAM, Ala., Nov. 2(1.— The furnace of the Williamson Iron company sprung a leak this morning and the inolUn stream of Iron rushed out with great force. The Spokane Press. die. with Mrs. Charles Knox as or ganist. The hymn, "Praise My Soul the King of Heaven," will be ren dered by the choir, while "Glory Be to (ho Father" will be rendered re sponsively by the congregation. The service will close with the song "America" by choir and congrega tion, followed by the benediction. Union services of the congrega tions of the Crace Baptist and Dean Aye. churches will be held at the Jefferson St. Methodist church to morrow at 11 o'clock. Rev. Wil liam H. Fry will preside and the Thanksgiving sermon will be deliv ered by Rev. John Bentzien of (■race Baptist church. The Baptist choir will sing and Mrs. C. C. Mc- Eachran will render a solo. A duet by Mrs. Dayton 11. Stewart and BIGGEST YET. GOLD IN THE TREASURY NOW BREAKS RECORD. WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 i.—Secre tary of the Treasury Shaw's report shows that there Is more gold in tin 1 treasury today than It or any Other treasury in the world ever had before. Six hundred and ten million and nineteen thousand dol lars is curried. Russia once held $590,000,000, the next largest figure. M'KINLEY. Guard at Tomb to be In creased. CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 26.—The force of guards at the McKinley tomb will be increased to tir. regu lars, The present detail of 40 men will remain until the memorial is completed. DINE THE NEWSBOYS. SLOANE-PAINE COMPANY TO * ENTERTAIN THEM. The Sloane-Palne company will give a big dinner tomorrow to the newsboys of Spokane at the Elks' temple. Turkeys, pies, fruit, candy —aud just heaps of other things— and with such a "big eat" in sight the boys are promised a quality of enjoyment just to their taste. raphers and in addition there are a number of local organizations which are affiliated with neither. Through the good offices of the American Federation of Labor the differences among tho various or ganizations appear to lie in a fair way of being satisfactorily adjusted and the outlook is bright for the formal ion of an International union which will make tho commercial telegraphers as strong a labor body as thai which has controlled the railroad telegraphers for some years past. | Severn! officials of the company 'with visitors were standing near the furnace at the time and Gen eral Manager Edwards was over taken by the ftery Hood and cooked Mrs. William H. Fry will also be a feature. Thanksgiving services at Oonza ga college will consist of a solemn high mass, which will be offered at 9 o'clock. The sermon will he preached by Rev. H. J. Goller, S. J. Union services of all Protestant congregations on the South Side will be held in the First Presby terian church at 11 o'clock tomor row. Dr. G. William Giboney will preside. A notable feature will be tho singing of the First Presby terian church choir. The complete program is as follows: Prelude; doxology; invocation, Dr. O. W. Van Osdel; hymn, "God Bless Our Native Land" (666); scripture, Dr. A. R. Lambert; anthem, "Praise tho Lord" (Nuekomm); prayer. Dr. George R. Wallace; reading of proclamation, Rev. M. E. Dunn; of fering, Rev. B. E. Utz; anthem, "Sing to the Lord of the Harvest" (.Watson); sermon, Dr. Kimball; hymn, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" (665); benediction, Rev. 0. It- Shields; postlude. Low mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic church tomor row morning at 0 o'clock. A ser mon appropriate to the day will be preached by Rev. Father de Ranter. TO FIGHT. Britt and Erne Meet at San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26.— .lames Britt, late of the Olympic club, hut more recently known as an aspirant for the lightweight pugilistic championship of the world, will tonight meet Frank Erne before the Yosemite Athletic club. With frith in his ability to win, llritt has already formed plans for further advancement in the pugilis tic world. He would not object to meeting "Voting" Corbett,' the con queror of Terry McGovern, at I'M pounds, ringside. Hrltt will enter the ring attended by Charley Reno, Tim McGrnth and S. Kelly. Eddie Smith will act as referee. MAY NOT MEET. Tommy Ryan Likely to Put Off Mill. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 26.—To morrow night is the time set for the light between Tommy Ryan, the middleweight champion, and "Philadelphia Jack" O'Brien. The Impression prevails, however, that the men will not come together ac cording to schedule, though no posi tive announcement to this effect has been made by the club under whose auspices they are to meet. From the fime the match was made Ryan has displayed his well known dilatory tactics and this is mainly responsible for the feeling Of doubt existing among local sport ing men. The failure to pull off the contest will cause general disappointment. The two men are undeniably the best of their class in the world nnd without doubt would put up one of the best fights seen in this country in a long time. CRACK SHOTS. Match Shooting in Texas Notable. M'KINNEY, Texas, Nov. 26.—The two days' shooting tourney which opened hen 1 today bids fair to be the most notable affair ol the Kind ever pulled off in this section. The contestants include orach shots from many parts of Texas and Okla homa and Indian territories. A feature of the meet will be the tie shoot between Wade and Faurote. to (loath, tho remains of his hoily being still beneath the hot though hardened pool of iron. Two foremen of the foundry wore also fatally burned and Secretary Simpson id seriously ami probably fatally injured. Two of tho visi tors were also seriously hurt. Two other visitors are missing and be lieved to be dead beneath the iron, j Manager Edwards was one of tho most prominent lrou mcv in tho | south. THE WEATHER—Tonight fairi probably showers Thursday. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1902. PITCHER WEDS. League's Star Twirler is to Marry. ST. LOUIS, Nov. 26.—"Big" Jack Powell of the St. Louis Browns, the star of the American league twirling staff during the last sea son, will be married here tomorrow to Miss Nora O'Connor, a sister of Catcher Jack O'Connor. Powell and his bride have planned to spend the winter in Chicago. THE ELKS. Will Complete Program Tonight. Arrangements for the Elks' me morial services will be completed tonight. The program committee will meet at 8 o'clock and will com plete everything in connection with their part of the work. They have secured the best musi cal and literary talent in the city, and it is stated that the most at tractive feature of the program will be the rendition of several choice vocal selections by the Elks' choir. RACES OPEN. Winter Racing Meet at New Orleans. ' NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 2C.— Everything is in readiness for the opening tomorrow oi the winter meeting of the Crescent City Jockey club. For several weeks the stables have been filling with fast horses, and with favorable weather the meeting is expected to prove one-of the most successful in the history of the weu-Known club. Tatoosh. Idaho, was the only place in the coast states where rainfall was reported yesterday. HARRIMAN TO RETIRE FROM PRESIDENCY. Southern Pacific Head Said to be Satisfied With the Ousting of Hayes. It Is rumored that Edward H. Harriman/will retire from the presi dency of the Southern Pacific rait way. If this is true, to the minds of many it confirms the reports which were circulated some time ago that Harrlman took the presi dency with a view of crowding out Charles M. Hayes, who, prior to the time Harrlman secured a control ling interest, was made president of the Southern Pacific railway witli a salary of f55,000 per year. When Hayes took charge of the road he retired Manager J. A. Fill more and it was rumored that as he was about, to displace Julius Kruttsehnitt, the general manager, Mr. Harrlman, who was then in control, interefered with the presi dent's plans. Harrlman, regardless of the fact that Hayes had a five-year contract, gradually curtailed the authority of his president, until Mr. Hayes is sued the following circular to all concerned: NOW EXPECT TO GET A NINE HOUR DAY. WILKEBBARRE, Pa., Nov. 2tl.— The United Mine Workers are high ly pleased at the refusal of the operators to settle the question of time outside the commission, and are confident that they will now be abb 1 to gain more than a 10 per cent increase and a nin»-hour day. NOT INFLUENCED. Commissioner Lilienthal em phatically refutes the statement that In' has been Influenced by any one in his action in recommending to tho city council that the license of Oust Pearßon of the Stockholm be revoked. Mr. Lilienthal also said that had he the authority he would revoke the license of that house forthwith, as he considers the manner in which the house is run is a dls-, grace to the town. Pearson, it is stated, was fully acquainted with Mr. LUientbal'a views seven months ago. COURT NOTES. H. A. Bowman was fined $i nnd costs of the charge of faHt driving. Frank Baxter was given $1 and costs on a charge of drunkenness. Otto Augusten was arrested on a charge of the larceny of a coat valued at $10. His case went over to Friday, bonds being lixed at $25 cash or $50 surety. Tho caso against Aitce Walker was iH>stponod L.i Friday. A bench warrant was issued for John .u'Liiku, witness for the city. LITTLE RAIN. SAID FAVORITISM WAS SHOWN Prosecuting Attorney Determined to be Fair With the Stockholm Application has been made to the county attorney for a warrant against Gust Pearson of the Stock holm saloon under Section 7258 of the laws of the state of Washing ton, which reads: "No female shall be employed in any capacity in any saloon, beer hall, bar room, theater or place of amusement, where intoxicating liquors are sold as a beverage, and any person or corpaaation convict- NOT KNOWN. A special telegram was received from Chicago this morning stating thai George B. Sisler of this city has taken out a license to marry Miss Esther Swing of New York. Mr. Sisler is 51 years of age, hut nothing definite as to his connec tions in Spokane can be ascer tained. EXPLOSION Ohio Paper Mill Wrecked- One Dead. FRANKLiN, Ohio, Nov. 26.—A 60-ton rotary press in the Union Paper mills exploded this morning, wrecking the plant, killing one man and injuring four others. A por- of the machinery was blown completely through four brick walls and landed 160 feet away. h A year ago the presidency of the Southern Pacific railway had a great deal of attraction for me. But circumstances during the past few months have made it less so, there fore my resignation is effective at the convenience of the board." Air. Hayes secured salary cov ering two years, while he waa there but one. and went abroad, visiting Sir Walter Rivers, president of the Gfand Trunk railway, and when he arrived In America it was announc ed that C. M. Hayes \*>uld be again installed as general manager of the Grand Trunk railway. J. Kruttsehnitt, who Is now point ed to as a possible successor of Mr. Harrlman, retained the private sec ro'ary Mr. Hayes had with him at S;m FrancißCj, and a short time afterwards H. H. Ingram, tho for mer secretary to Mr. Hayes, was appointed superintendent of the Souihem Pacific railway at Los An gen's, Cal. DELEGATED. Mgr. Barretti Appointed to Canada. fIOMR. Nov. 20.—Mgr. 8 Barrett! was today appointed papal dele gate to Canada, to succeed Mgr. Falconio, who recently was appoint ed delegate to Washington. HOLDS UP A JAP DUT GETS NAUGHT Bold Knight of the Road Causes the Orien tal's Hair to Stand. •'Me no undstand" ejaculated the Great Northern lunch counter's Jap anese cook as his short hair bristled before the threatening atti tude of the holdup man. "Money, savvy 7" tersely explala ed the highwayman. "Heap savvy, mo no gottum none) Thin short dialogue occurred near [the Washlngl >n st bridge when tho 'oriental at the Great Northern Ed of so employing, or of partici pating in so employing, any such female person shall be fined not less than $500; and any person so convicted may be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not less than six months." It is authoritatively stated that Prosecuting Attorney Kimball urg ed the refusal of the application on the ground that favoritism was be ing shown in applying for a war rant against the Stockholm alone. CUT WIRES, Burglars' Desperate At tempt to Blow up Safe. PERU, Ind., Nov. 20. —A gang of burglars entered the office of Dr. Petrte at Akron, near here, and. after assaulting the physician, they gagged him and cut through his office floor into the bank, which oc cupied the same premises. Getting beneath the vault they started to blow the inner safe when they were discovered by citizens, who fought the robbers. The safe blowers fled and, seizing horses, after a pursuit of 10 miles they escaped. No booty was secured and the doctor was found where he had been left unconscious. It was discovered later that for further security the burglars en tered the city telephone exchange and, after binding and gagging the two young men operators, cut all the wires. IMPROVING THEM. H. Kuhn of Colfax, who recently purchased the Van Valkenberg and Fernwell blocks on Riverside, took up his residence at the Allen house in Browne's addition today. Mr. Kuhn has celebrated his advent by instituting numerous alterations and improvements at the Fernwell property. NOT YET A LAW. CONTENTION OF SLOT MA CHINE OPERATORS. The matter of the arrest of D. A. Darling, W. G. Cody and Charles Packerltz came tip In police court today. The defendants contend that at the time of the arrest the slot machine ordinance was not yet a law. The court took the matter under advisement and will render his de cision Friday. BOYS PERFORM. Gonzaga Dramatic Club as Entertainers. Gonzaga hall was crowded to its utmost last evening, tho occasion being the presentation of a dual program by the younger and the older students of the college. A two-act operetta, "The Roys of '76," was the part essayed by the smaller boys, and In its rendition there was undoubted merit. Their efforts were continually applauded. Thonias Hand, the hero, Joseph Heilly and Philip Lynch carried tho solo parts with much credit. In the three-act drama by the older pupils James P. Twohy in the name part of "The Mind Uoy" showed evidences of genuine talent. The whole performance was of a high degree, the stage settings showing extreme care and good judgment. Walter Orion directed the orches tra, whose music fully warranted the nralse it received. 'lunch counter was on his home | ward way after, it is stated, having lost his short change at the Klon jdlko tables. When tho highwayman accosted ithe Jap it was some time before he could be made to understand that his coin was wanted. But I when the oriental did Anally get jit through his intellect he promptly dug—and found nothlug with which |u> reward the knight of the road. LOWEST PRICE STORE IN SPOKANE FOR GOOD GOODS. WHITEHOUSEfo DRY COOPS IS Store Closed All Day ...THURSDAY... 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Ladies' Capes—A large lot of manufacturers' samples in cloth, plush and fur, at about one-half price; g * prices up from $ I .OU Children's School Dresses—Made of red and blue novelty goods, trimmed with cashmere and braid; a« $1.50 values; sale price , 9DC Children's School Jackets—Sizes from 4 to 12 years, at just one-half price; prices will «i be up from $ I.UU Furs at greatly reduced prices for this sale. Artistic WALL COVERINGS INCLUDING NUMEROUS beautiful designs and a great variety of exclu sive patterns that can not be found elsewhere. John W. Graham & Co. 707 to 711 Sprague Aye. 708 to 71-' First Aye. DISCOUNT SALE FOR THIS WEEK -AT Mrs. A. Hellman Imported and Domestic Pattern Hats....Phone, Main 578 .... 822 River tide Aye., Spohane.Wa. Frank Stevenson was found guilty of intoxication and lined $1 and cost*, Spokane Bank Clearances Today were $307,230. A Year Ago, $253,418 Gain of $ 53,812 HOME ON TIME. We can make our easwy payment plan suit everybody. The best waj for the poor man to GET A HOME< He the landlord's slave no longer, Strlko out for freedom. We will help you, If you will let us. HOMES AT $850 TO $2200 are just the thing for you. Tako your wife to look at them. She will be delighted with the prospect of owning one of them. ! Father Snyder of Colfax Is spend* . ing a few days at the bacred M«*rt hospital PRICE: ONE CENT. 409-13 Riverside J. HEIBERG & CO. F. FLINT ft CO., 801! 2 Riverside Aye. Investigate this Lamp before buying any other Costs 1 Cent an hour to produce SOQ candle power. H. HOME WOOD, Gen'l Agent. Standard 6as Lamp Co. 204 Post St., Spokane.