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GEORGE PUTNAM, Manager. ItiMlshcU Every Bv.niag Except Sunday by The Press Publishing Co. SCRIPPS-McRAE PRESS SERVICE. One Cent Per Copy, Six Cents Tor Week orjiTwenty-five Cents Per Month, Delivered by Carrier. No Free Copies. Tdephone. Main 373 The steady rise of John Mitchell in the esteem of all good citizens of the United States and of many foreign lands is a triumph, not for organized labor alone, but for much that is best in modern concep tions of social economy and of law. Whatever may be the decision of the arbitration commission, a monumental victory has heen won lor the rights of labor and for the right of the public in all controversies that involve public commodities. The anthracite strike, under Mitchell's wise management, has made history and it has made law. Whether congress shall see fit to enact a compulsory arbitration act. in line with the action taken by President Roosevelt, or not, the precedent must nevertheless remain, and no party to a great strike can in the future refuse to consent to this same peaceful and just form of settlement without confessing distrust in the justice of its cause. The public has learned to demand the right to be at peace, and, now that one of the most powerful of trusts has been forced to con cede that right, the demand hereafter will be made more confidently, more insistently, more irresistably than ever before. The dawn of a new epoch in industrial jurisprudence is already here. The hero in this momentous revolution is John Mitchell, a plain man of the people, but a leader of leaders. Mitchell is a true type of the best American. In his stanch char acter are embraced many of the high qualities that the people of this country most admire. There is nothing ornate about his surface, but he is true metal clean through. In his whole week's battle, single-handed, with the half dozen best lawyers that the trusts could hire he has proven how invincible is as surance of right, sincerity of purpose and thoroughness of knowledge, even against the sharpest wits and the most subtle trickeries. Amidst all the skillfully conducted cross-examinations and tho in sidious innuendos, he has remained master of himself and of the sit uation. His strength and steadfastness have made him a figure so gigantic that the great lawyers opposed to him have seemed to shrink into pig mies. His life and accomplishment once more illustrate the good old fact that for the poorest American youth in any calling there Is room at the top if he have the stuff in him to fight his way up. Doubly orphaned at 0, John Mitchell was making his own living at 10 —not a promising opportunity for a great career as we ordinar ily regard it. His large, rough hands are unused to books, but he has learned life. He mastered his own line of work, to begin with, and any man who does that has fn him the fundamental element of great power. We are apt to hold the idea that to be great a man must know most everything. Size up the great men of the earth and this delusion disappears. EaCii knew one thing well. Whetncr he knew anything else or not matters little. It might seem of little consequence that a man should thoroughly understand the conditions of the men who mine coal. That seems to Constitute an insignificantly meager education, doesn't it? Well, that is practically all that John Mitchell knows, but he knows that so well that in the consideration of that subject the union operators and their great lawyers are as mere pigmies against him. It Is that knowledge which has become for the moment all-important and •which has made him master. It would seem that Mitchell's mighty accomplishment has male his leadership secure. But human nature Is fickle and the history of labor movements furnishes warning that he may soon be passed by. But his achievement is secure. THE PACE THAT KILLS. A once charming actress is dyingin a New York hospital, from drink ►—an everyday affair —a mere drop 01 water in the boundless ocean of disaster from the same cause. The pace that kills is an alluring one; It Is easy to take; and it kills ftll right Bear this in mmd —it kills. It does not kill quickly—mores the pity. The only escape from its killing effect is In suicide, and suicide is but one of its own methods. Suicide may shorten the run of the pace that kills, but does not baffle it. The devil must laugh In derision of the victim who foolishly seeks to escape the penalty of the pace that kills by leaping headlong into bis pit through suicide. The devil may be cheated of some chance to tourture that victim on earth, but he has him safe enough, just the same. But what the devil likes best is for the pace itself to kill—to kill piecemeal. He likes to see the exceptionally bright young men or woman slowly turn dullard, the active become sluggish, the ambitious lose heart and hope and faith, the prosperousfeel tho pinch of poverty. He lives to see the glow of health give way to the fever flush or the Sickly pallor, the bright eye turn bleary, the firm hand tremble, the springing gait become a stagger. He likes to see self-control, power, self-respect, pride, hope, man hood, friends, steal away one by one, leaving the victim to suffer out a miserable existence alone —yes, to be heartsick in the midst of hi larity, and to die alone in the midstof life. The devil likes to see his victim take the tempting bait and the barbed hook and then to p?ay with him as the cruel sportsman plays With the game trout, knowing he Is secure at the end of the line. It Is fine fun for the devil, but poor profit for the victim. .What a stupendous price to pay for a few years of delicious daze! We may Juggle with nature all we please, but it makes no differ ence; the good old laws contlnueto act just the same. We can't Slter them or evade them. The pace that kills has its allurments. It has its enjoyments—for * while. But some day gross habits form a prison that can not be broken and life is narrowed down by hateful bondages and early death. The pace that kills offers many promises—It keeps but one—lt tftto. JOHN MITCHELL. Mi front taue. Florida Grocers Join. JACKSONVILLE. Fla., Nov. 28 — At a well attended meeting held to day at the Board of Trade in this city the Florida Retail Grocers' as sociation was formally organized. The new organization Is for the general protection of the trade and it will be affiliated with the Nation al Retail Grocers' association. NEW ROAD. Havana and Santiago Con nected by Rail. WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.—A dis patch from Havana says the Cuba Central railroad, from Havana to Santiago, will be opened for traffic today. The trip from Havana to Santiago, about 500 miles, will be made in about 22 hours, whereas three days are required by steam ship, the only means of travel here tofore. With the opening of this new railroad Cuba is expected to enter Upon a new era —a career of Indus trial development and actllvty which is expected to result in the betterment of the inhabitants, com mercial prosperity and the improve ment of internal affairs. The main line of the road is of standard gauge and its bridges are of steel and masonry. The equipment gen erally is similar to that of the best American roads, it being intended to run through sleeping-cars be tween Havana and Santiago. The line runs through the heart of the eastern part of the island, where there is much undeveloped mineral wealth in the mountainous districts, but want of capital has hitherto prevented Its profitable production. Copper mines are of great extent and richness, and water power is plentiful. Along the route of the main line are to be found great areas of land of the richest descrip tion, well watered and suitable for raising sugar cane, tobacco, corn, cotton, coffee and all fruits of the tropical and sub-tropical regions, such as yams, oranges, mangoes, pineapples and bananas, all within a short distance of market. "STANLAWS' GIRL" TO GO ON THE STAGE. NEW YORK, Nov. 28.—The Penhryn Stanlaws girl Is the latest. There have been Gibson girls, Christy girls. Wenzell girls and all the others, but the Stanlaws girl has never before been found in the flesh. Miss Ludle Egan. a girl from St. Paul, has the honor of being se lected as the new type. She is a beautiful girl and is so nearly the perfect type of the Stanlaws girl as to make it hard to believe that the artist had not used her as a model. Miss Egan is of pure Celtic blood and possesses a beautiful con tralto voice. She is a sister of Sylvia Egan, one of the "show girls" of "The Chinese Honeymoon," and is herself studying for the musical stage. HAS STIRRED UP THE ANIMALS LONrJbN, Nov. 28—Here is a likeness of a man who is by no means as fierce as he looks. In fact, he is a mild and lamb-like in dividual who has. at the same time, stirred up the whole British empire as perhaps no one Individual has for many a day. This man is the bishop of Roch ester, the author of the famous edu cation bill, one of the three great measures that Is claiming the atten tion of parliament during the pres ent session. It is the government's own measure, championed by Pre mier Balfour himself, and has met with such stern opposition that its defeat is by no means an impossi THE SPOKANE PRESS: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1902. FEAGER CARRIED HIS LUNCHEON TO THE LOFT. IN BELLEVUE THE "KING OF FLORIDA" DID NOT HAVE A METEORIC BUSINESS CAREER—SOMETIMES HE KICKED DISHES TO PIECES, BUT PAID FOR HIS FUN, BELLEVUE, 0., Nov. 28.—Henry M. Flagler, Standard Oil magnate and "king of Florida," began his career as a dry goods clerk and wool buyer in Bellevue. Now his wealth ranges in the neighborhood of $50,000,000. In the old days he used to carry his lunch to the loft over Peter Brady's stove store, and, occasionally Peter favored him with a loan that enabled him to pay for a consignment of wooL The building which served as Brady's store and Flagler's wool THE OLD FLAGLER WOOL EM PORIUM. emporium still stands. Henry Cook ' conducts a restaurant on the : ground floor, and the second story ' has been divided into living apart ments. Flagler's father was a Presby terian minister. In 1840 Flagler be came a clerk in Harkness & Chap man's dry goods store. He served a dozen years in that capacity, and, meantime, wedded Mary, daughter of Ur. Lamoh Harkness. The lat ter "Staked" Flagler, and the young man went to Sagi- bility. In that event, it will mean the retirement of the present minis try and Lord Rosebery will be ask ed to form a new ministry. The education bill contemplates a complete reformation of the whole system of instruction in secondary schools in the British isles. EDUCATORS, Annual Session of Mary land Colleges. BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 28—Tho sixteenth annual convention of the Association of Colleges and Pre paratory Schools of tho Middle States and Maryland began at Johns Hopkins university today with a largo attendance of eminent edu cators. At the first session held this forenoon the general topic for discussion was "Should Admhteion •to College Be by Examination or Certificate (Diploma)?" Papers were presented by Dean Russell on "The Educational Valuo of Examinations as the Culmination 'of Preparatory Courses," by Pro fessor A. S. Whitney of the Uni-' versity of Michigan on "The Metli- ; od in Use of Accrediting Schools," ! and by Miss Brownell of Bryn Mawr on "The Effect of College Entrance Examinations Upon the Secondary Schools." The sessions will be con cluded tomorrow. naw, Mich., where he engaged in the salt business. Ho lost his in vestment in about three years and returned to Bellevue. Harkness came to the front again, with the result that Flagler was enabled to enter into the dry goods business with John Berger, and to deal in wool, D. M. Harkness, his broth er-in-law, also gave him some as sistance. His business success was not sensational, and with Barney York, he drifted to Cleveland. That was shortly after the war. They ; engaged in the commission busi ness with George W. Gardner. Then j the members of the Harkness fam ily and Flagler became interested with John D. Rockefeller, a rising young business man. in the refining of oil. The enterprise developed inlo the Standard Oil company. Klagier became one of the richest in the country. Flagler is spoken of in a kindly way by the old men who were in his set before the war. He was one of a crowd, they say, who used to walk over the table and break dishes after their spreads in the : Tremont houst, but they Paid for the Wreck. Flagler is described as a lively, though generous youth, and in his later years as a useful and pro gressive citizen. He did not go to the front when the war was de clared, but he provided canteens lor the "squirrel hunters," who ' were recruited to defend Cincinnati from invasion. Flagler's first wife died, his sec ' ond wife is insane and he married j for the third time about a year ago. j It has been proposed at various times to ask Flagler to donate a 11- --: brary building to Bellevue, but the project has been abandoned. Presi dent Jesse Vickery of the city 11- --i brary says he fears Flagler would I not comply with such a request, i Plane to raise a building fund are j now under consideration. Carnegie may be asked to help. MAKES HER DEBUT. WASHINGTON, Nov. 28—A pleasant event in Washington soci ety today was the debut of Miss Harriet Sutherland, daughter of Commander and Mrs. W. H. H. Sutherland. The occasion was marked by a luncheon in place of the regulation tea. TEST LAW. Validity of Virginia's Con stitution in Question. RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 28.—The question of the validity of the new state constitution of Virginia came up for argument today in the United States district court. The case is in the nature of an applica tion for an injunction restraining the state board of canvassers from issuing certificates of election of the 10 congressmen, on the ground that the constitution, under the franchise clause of which they were elected, is unconstitutional and void. Paris: Lebaudy brothers say they have come closer than any body to solving tne navigation of the air. They are also sticking closer to the ground than any for mer aeronauts. THE SIXTH SUCCESSFUL CONCERT Sunday Night Nov. 30th ...By the... Inland Empire Band at the SPOKANE THEATRE Look at This: POMPEJI & FAYE In a refined musical sketch, Intro ducing famous solos on the slide trombone, bassoon, violin, mandolin, lyre, etc. Miss Genevle Stevens Soprano Solo. Miss Lena Adell Relse Dramatic Reader. Seats on sale Friday. Box office open Sunday. Prices, 25c, 35c; no higher. Spokane Mfg. ft Pt. Co. Rear 8 Riverside Aye., Spokane. Ring Up E. 853 and Investigate. Restaurant and Hotelkeepers, Attention! If you are Interested In saving money, it will pay you to call at the above address, as there you will find 900 gallons of Al apple cider vinegar which can bo bought at a remarkably low price; 600 gallons of last year's make, the balance about three months old; Is not quite sour enough for table use, but If kept in a warm place will be In two or three months. At the pr'ce we offer it will pay you to lay In a supply, as it will be good interest on money Invested. Half barrel or over, 15c per gallon; less than half barrel. 2oe per gallon. Also a large si/.e Buckeye cider mill for sale cheap. Building must be vacated hy December 1, I'JO2. Do you know the se cret of good printing? Perhaps you don't as none hut the great ar tists have it exactly lo cated. Vt'o cannot placo our linger upon It. but we know thut some where within fine work manship, tho best of materials and perfect equipment the secret lies, and In order that no chances may be taken we include all, these in our scheme of" business. The result Is rt grade of printing that hundreds of Spokano business men have co>me to know nnd appreciate. inland priming Co. 610-613 Bpragpia Aye. Oregon R. R. 4 Nay. Co. Oregon snort Line R. ft. Union Pacific R. R. ONLY LINE EAST VIA Salt LaKe and Denver TWO TRAINS DAILY. Steamship tickets to Europe and other foreign countries. Daily I 3pokune Time benedule Dally Dep. Effective June 22, 1!)02. |Air. 7:45 FAST MAII,—To ami A. M. from Coeur d'Alene dis trict, Farmington, Uar fleld. Colfax, •Pullman, man, "Moscow, 'I'om roy, Waitsburg, Day lon. Walla Walla, Pen dleton. Baker City, und 6:35 all points EAST. P. M. 3:45 EXPRESS—For Fann ie. M. ington. Colfax, Pullman, Pullman, Moscow, Lewls- Iston, Portia ml, S a n Francisco. Baker City all points EAST. EXPKESS — From all points KAST, Baker City. San Francisco, Portland, Colfax. Car-| 9:50 Held and Farmington. |A. M. •Bxcept Sunday. Short line to California, San Fran cisco-Portland route. Steamers sail from Ainsworth dock, Forland, at 8 p. m., every five days. GEO. J. MOHtiBR, Gen. Agt., 430 Riverside Aye., Spokane, Wash. Telephone Main 152. MAKING A NAME ON IT is what we are doing on our high grade lumber and mlllwork. If building a home for youraelf be sure and see our FINISHING MA IE RIAL before placing your order, for you want nice stock for your own home. Let us figure with you. We have a large stock. WASHINGTON SUXL COMPANY, Phone Exchange 10. $10. $12 and $15 Trimmed Hats $4.95 Only Jodoin&Davles Cor. Riverside and Post Shorthand, Civil Service, Teleg raphy, English, Drawing Courses. Northwestern Iluslness College, buy Second Aye,, Bpokane, Wash. After all, what can improve on the food which the child geti from iti mother. Mother Nature provides us, her children, with a perfect medi cal food in. nodical Lake .Salts, and fledlcal Lake Toilet Soap containing as it does 10% of these famous Salts, is the purest, sweetest B " medicated soap made. Use it in the little ©ne'e 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, mosquito Bites, etc. It's soothing, healing, purifying qualities are especially beneficial to babies aud young children—a necessary toilet article for every house hold—you wdl never be without it once you have proved it's charming efficacy. Druggists sell it—2s cents a cake. LAKE SALTS MFfl. CO., Sole Mfrs. NEW YORK AND SPOKANE, WASH. Keep Out of the Wet The station wagon which wo Rre Offering at prices ranging around 8500 Is one of the best bargains ever offered in the way of com fortable and serviceable vehicles. If yon drive after night or In wet or stormy weather, it is Just tho kind of a wagon you must have. Now on exhibition. X. E. PLOUGH, Aprent. This Is lhe Light SEEK NO FURTHER The Washin;ton Ufater Pom (o. Empire State Bldg. No. 222-224 Post St. Tel. M. 539. Residence Phone s. 271. BEEHORIN TRANSFER COMPANY STORAGE—Wo store nil kinds of goods. WR MOVE—Machinery, boilers, merchandise, household goods, every thing. BAGGAGE QUKK PARCEL Df LIVEDT CO. T»e OWI The Popular Resort. > each E. F. Cartler Van Dlssel, Manager. Tel. No. 441. P. O. Box 1821. The Saw Mill Phffinix LUMUEK, LATH, MILL WORK, SOOBS AND SASH. Bar and Bank Fixtures a Speclulty. Ppokfun*! Wash. MEDICAL LAKE ) SOAP Buy Hedlcal Lake Ointment, 25 cents a box, and use it for all eruptions of the ikin. It will improve the complexion and it inval uable for Sunburn, Windburn, Eczema, Itching Piles, Mosquito and all Insect Bites. Not greasy or slicky—is immediately absorbed MEDICAL. LAKE] REnEDIES ARE NOT PATENT MBDICINES _ ORDER FROM Phone Main 517 720 FIRST AYE. BAR, CAFE AND CLUB Manufacturers of SiMebaker Carriage Repository, J _ - r J» Sl3-Sls SpragTie Aye. Statement of the Condition of the Exchange National Bank OP SPOKANE, WASH. Designated Depository United States. Capital 8260,000.00 Surplus nnd undivided profits 8170,588.92 }£. J. Dyer. President; ("has. Bweeny. Vice President; C. K. Mcitroom. Cashier; W. M. Shaw, Assistant Cashier. MPOBT OT CONDITION AT CLOSE Or BUSINESS. SEPT 15, 1903. Resources. T ~n t. • nn.l Itumi.h «1 III! r. C I 1 Loans nnd discounts... .51,4C>1.581.64 Overdrafts !>4,6&4.54. V. B. bonds nnd pre miums 68,000.00 Stocks, bonds and war rants 81.251.59 Furniture and fixtures...; 7,000.00 Cash Resources — Cash on hand 881,848.35 Due from banks 31' "STi.Ofi U. 8. bonds j<uf,(ioO.oO Redemption fund ■ 2,500.£0 j Total resources 82,527.039.18 Liabilities. Capital stock $ 250,000.00 Surplus 50,000.00 Undivided profits 129.5KX 92 Circulation 60,000.00 Deposits 2.047,450.28 Total liabilities 12.527.039.18 Directors —1. N. Peyton, flea, R. I >od ■on, W. J. C. Wakefield, B. J. Har ney. J. J. Humphrey, Chas. Sweeny, EL J. Dyer. The Fidelity National Bank. Spokane. Wash. Capital 1100,000 Surplus 35,000 Officers ami Directors! Geo. S. Brooke, President. D. K. MoPherson, Vice President. A. W. Llndsny, Cashier. K. K. Brownell, Asst. Cashier. The Spokane and Eastern Trust Co. (Incorporated.) 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 credit of the depositor, on any day dur ing the current 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 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 balance. 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.