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Twenty-five Cents per Month NO. -is. TO OPEN SOUTH HALF OF COLVILLE RESERVE Jones at Work on a Bill to Be Presented Next of Timber and Farm Region. Washington, Dec 9.—Repre sentative Jones is at work prepar ing a hill for the opening of the south hall of the Colville Indian res ' ervatiou to settlement to be intro duced early next week. . The lull provides. It is said, for the throwing open of the most de slrable parts ot the entire reserve, I including some id' the choicest gra/.- . i'liv nnd timber lands of the entire ' .ca thwest. Bounded by the Columbia river .11 t wo sides, the fertile plains and ralleys of the Colvllle stretch a hundred miles north, on the blanks of the Columbia to NO INJUNCTION IN THE DARLING CASE The Flo Parllng case has been nettled, This morning Judge Ken nan in a long review of the ease nnd similar cases and in citations from New York. Oregon. Tennes see and Kentucky decided that a temporary injunction on the Wind sor block could not be issued. The judge said: "The public and noi an individual bail right of ac tlon In such cases, unless the indi vidual could furnish evidence thai MINERS MADE TO RISK THEIR LIVES BCRANTON, Pa., Dee. 9.—When tho strike hearing opened this morning the announcement or the death of Dr. Rice, an independent operator, was made. Justice Gray paid a tribute to his memory nnd raid he had heen one oi the most liberal of employers. Miner McMelgle, employed in the Markle colliery, was the first wit ness. He testified thai once while working on extremely dangerotn ground he complained lo the super OLD MAN FINED. A. A. Moore, an old man. 83 years of age. was today lined $1 and costs on a charge of being drunk, 'the old man said his weakness was not drink but bricklayers; that every lime a bricklayer came mar him he was urged to drink and one drink*wtth him meant a drunk BUre. Sent Anderson, said to be a col cued race track lout, was lined $."> and costs on n charge > if drunken ness, Dolly Perry forfeited her bond Of $iv on a charge of drunkenness. REED BURIED PORTLAND, Dee. '.»- The funor ii of former Speaker Reed was held h< Ie at - o'clock this afternoon. It X estimated that SOOO persons irtewed the body where it lay in hue in tin' first Parish church luring tne two hours preceding the eari mony, The casket was draped In the Itara and Stripes and was sur 4puniled by immense heaps of flow ,*S(|i from all over the east. j. nun:-; the*dlßtingulshed guests V re Governors Crane ot Maaaa httsetts and Hill of Maine, Con- Tes.-irun Littleileld, Allen and Bur .elgh, The entire service was severely unostentatious, requiring only bait an hour. The body will resi in the family vault. JUSTICE HARLAN IS BANOUEfTED WASHINGTON, Dec. !>.—Emi Bent members of the bencb and bar, distinguished representatives of the federal and state judiciary, are to gather about the banquet board al the New Wlllard hotel tonight to do honor to Justice John Harlan of the supreme court oi the (Jutted States. The bfuquet Is to he given by the Washington Bar "iution iv celebration of the ■ the limits of the North Half, where the Indians, have already been al lotted, are the regions which ex -1 ports call the cream of the yellow pine country. I Recent terrific w imlstorms have laid many of those forest monarchs low, but the best are yet standing and of extremely easy access. One of the most famous grass lands in the country is that sur rounding Nine Mile creek, where the vegetation on a soli as level as a floor stands head high. It is a resort for vast bands of the Indians' rang) ponies, which habitually seek it for the winter. he was being mor< inconvenienced tban the public." The attorneys tor Flo Darling ar gued that it was a case for crimi nal action, it' anything, but not a ease for trial in equity. The judge sustained the attorneys on this proposition. It was the •pinion of the court that in accordance with the law and the evidence brought out hy Stock well that an injunction could not be issued. t Intendent that h> reared he would l 'he killed, lie was told that unless he winked as toid be would be given no cars for any other locality, as the dangerous i round had to be 1 worked the sam< as any other. I (lather than risk his life he walked out. Shortly after this the miner was • evicted from his home and was followed by another minor, who • since the striki had been put to I work on ground where he only makes till cents a day, LILIENTHAL ARRESTED BY COUNTY OFFICERS Police Commissioner Lilienthal decided this aftt moon to save any further trouble and went over to the court bouse to make bis sur render upon tin warrant issued up on complaint of former Special Ot tleer Green. He will give bond! for his future appearance and wiil continue in bis office as usual. Mr. Kimball, the county prose luting attorney, says that he re ceived from Judge Stocker a war rant against Mr, Lilienthal, which in- found to be defective and which Mr. Pish, the lawyer representing MARKETS. The following quotation! aro fur nished by Ilu Coo Commission com panj In the Rookery building: CHICAGO, Dec. B.—May wheat- Opening, "tie; close, 77c. May corn —Opening, 4.:>.,< . state, u-v ask ed. May on is Opening, 88o; close, 3S*ic, May pork—Opening, $ir>.:!^; close. 115.70, MINNEAPOLIS, Deo, B.—May wheat- Opcnini 7494 c; close, 75Vio asked. twenty tilth nnnlvi nary of the ale- l vatlou ot tin justice to the supreme j court bench. It i: designed to make 1 the affair a national one. The pros- \ jident and his cabinet, the justices of die United Stales supreme court, the sneaker of the bouse, the presl • h ul ot the senate nnd some other i '.en of Pole w ill he (,nests of tie i bar, ami about a thousand invita tions have been sent to prominent lawyi v in ull parti ot the country. THE WEATHER—Probably ligtft rain or snow tonight with fair weather Wednesday. The Spokane Press. Even this Is claimed hy many travelers through the reservation and the miners about Keller not to be exceptional. | Finely watered, finely timbered, with a climate as mild as Oregon. jthe South Half presents a veritable | heaven for the homeseeker. I As to area the Cohille reserva tion is said tc\iverage 13,000 acres for every one of its many hundred Indian inhabitants and it has been the ultimate desire of the home steader. Major Albert M. Anderson, who has bitterly fought every aggres sion of the Indians' rights In his j jurisdiction, will, without doubt, see | to it that the red men in his charge are awarded a fair share of the Ilands In allotments and it may be I four or five years before the reser vation is given Up to settlors, as it requires four yours from the pass age of the act to the issuance of ithe opening proclamation by the I president. SCHOOL BOARD MEETS The new school board held its first meeting last evening. Extensions of time were granted to the contractors at the Garfield and Emerson schools. The stale apportionment for this board amounts to $5617.75, A discussion took place on the question of the half rate fare to pupils, it being desired to raise till age limit in order that those at tending the High school might ben eft! by the arrangement. The mat ter is being dealt with hy the rail way company. ULTIMATUM. WASHINGTON, Hoc. 9.—A long dispatch was received at tho state depart in.-lit this morning from Min ister Bowen, at Caracas, which con firms the reported presentation of the ultimatum of Germany and Oreal Britain to Venezuela and the departure of these government's representatives to the gunboats. Both delegations turned over all their records and their business to the American minister. Shortly alter the Howen message was received a messenger front the German embassy in Washington left a communication from the British ambassador to Secretary Hay. containing presumably a for mal notification of the action of Germany and Great Britain. At the cabinet meeting this morn ing Ve&ezuelan affairs were dis cussed. Livingston, Mont. -Gas has been discovered two miles from this place The well appears to be of great proportions. 8 w. Green, afterwards changed. Mr, Kimball doea not think that Mr, Lilienthal cornea within the power of the law under which the warrant was sworn. Mr. Lilienthal this morning com municated with Judge Blocker ami demanded that the charges he made In such form that he can meet them squarely, He did not wish to have to light a case of technicalities, hut wishes to face the ease on its merits. Mr. JudSOU, the corporation coun sel, is of the opinion that Commis sioner 1 Ulenthal is not amenable to tin' complaint laid against him. ANOTHER BOOM ON FOR GRAND FORKS "Grand forks, it c, has another boom in sinbt." said Joseph L. Stan ley at the Grand last night. "The electrical power has been brought from Cascade City and is now connected at the Graph? smelt- i cr. A fourth furnace has been blown in recently, which rives it n oapaclty of 1600 tons per day. The company contemplates adding two .more furnaces, which win Increase the capacity for treating ore pro portkmatoly. "A new spur of the Civat North (Til Which will lie built to the smelt or and a branch from Curlew, Wash ,to Midway. II C, will also greatly add to the pay roll of thai city. I l.ewistown. Mont A ItO.OOO tire occurred yesterday anil the Ameri can bptel, one of the principal bos tellies of this place, burued to the fjiouud. SPOKANE, WASH IMiTOX, TUESDAY, DEC EMBER 9, 1903. NEWMAN CASE. 'A lull in the Newman divorce case was brought about this morn ing when Attorney Will Graves o. the firm of Graves & Graves was put on the stand by Mrs. Newman as an expert witness. Tho ques tion was on the amount to be charged for attorney's fees. The case has been in court five days and will probably last the rest of the week. Twenty thousand dol lars Is the amount connected with this divorce proceedings. VENEZEULA. LONDON, Dec. 9—A cabinet meeting is being held today for ex tended discussion of the Venezuela situation. .What the Venezuelan govern ment will do in regard to the ulti matum recently delivered by Great Britain and Germany is exciting general conjecture. CAUGHT REDS. ROME, Dec. 9. —A meeting of 13 \ !anarchists was broken up by the! I police last night as the ni«u were taking oaths upon drawn poniards, iln the struggle which followed one anarchist was killed and one of ficer was mortally wounded. The police overheard the men ar rested take an oath to assassinate the king. BURNS IN TROUBLE. J The police arrested Dan Burns, whom they Charge with larceny. He, it is reported, had a lady's hat ' under his coat, the owner of which \ has not yet been located. It is an expensive piece of headwoar and must have cost or more. It i:; made of drab plush and trimmed with black wings and feathers. The owner can have same by proving property. Burns is said to be the cripple on account of whose being struck , former Special Officer Oreen was recently relieved of his star hy Po lice Commissioner Lilienthal. FATALLY HURT. The Great Northern train due to arrive from the east at ti o'clock last evening was one hour and ten minutes late. The delay was duo to the train striking an unknown man near Mo ravia station, about 10 miles west of Bonners Ferry, The man was probably fatally injured. The com-, pany care for the unfortunate man. leaving him in charge,of one of the I company Burgeons. Butte, Mont.—The commissioners Of RoaebUd county have been thrown into jail am! lined tor con tempt. The commissioners claim they ousted Justice of the Peace Mcßae hy a resolution and when the justice requested the docket they would not produce it. The complaint is made Under sec tion L'T of the taws of 1891, which provides that state officers not car rying out section 20 may be prose cuted, the penalty being Bne and Imprisonment, Section 26 makes no reference to gambling houses, but refers specifically to business being carried on on Sundays, a county sheriff, poii<e. constables or other state Officers could be prose cuted tinder this section. Mr. Lilienthal is a municipal of ficer and his functions are subject to municipal authority only. He could not, therefore, be prosecuted under this act. "There are very few building of any lite that are vacant now; which is Itself an indicntipn of prosperity. .Vone of us are making all the money we could wish, but the most of the people have a good, steady buslneja, "The Boundary country generally has a prosperous appearance and Phoenix notably so. At this place are located the Qranby properties, which supply the greater part of the ore treated." Mr. Mauley is one ol' the men who have amassed considerable wealth in British Columbia cuter [prises In the last Aye years by ["Sticking to ii " lie will spend n few days In the city. Denver.- Governor Overman has pardoued B, i> Reed ot Omaha, a wealthy Stockman, who was sent to jail on a charge ol Violating the Colorado stock inspection law. SIX ARE SMOTHERED IN FACTORY FIRE ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. S—Fire this morning In the Austin Furni ture factory in the heart of the city complettdy destroyed the building with a loss of half a million. It is now believed that six lives are lost in the big fire this morn ing. The property damage on the reestimate is placed at a million WANDER HIT BETTER. NEW YORK, Dec. 9.—Cornelius Vanderbilt's condition is reported satisfactory this morning by his physicians. ANTI-SALOON. WASHINGTON, Dec. 9.—The American Anti-Saloon league began its seventh annual convention in Washington today with delegate aud visitors present from mor than half the, states of the Unic: The league is a federation of churc societies and other organization without regard to party lines denominational differences, bi united by their common desire t . seeTthe drinking saloon suppresse During the several days the conven tion will be in session addresses will be delivered by a number ol <! : vines, educators, jurists and othe men and women of national pronil nonce. ACCIDENTALLY SHOT. >• Marcus, wash., Dec. 9.—p. Sheedy, age-.it for the Spokane Kails *t Northern railway, accident ally shot himself through the left foot last evening while cleaning a revolver, it was thought at first that it would he necessary to am putate the foot, but it is possible that it can be saved. DROPS DYNAMITE KILLING LEHIGH MINERS WJLKESHARRE. Fa . Dec. 9. —A | box of dynamite carelessly handled fell down a shaft in the Lehigh colliery about ti o'clock this morn ing, wrecking the lower portion of the works. J It is believed that five miners have heen killed and many more wore injured, as it was the miners' time for coming otT shift and usu ally many are gathered about the bottom of the shaft at this hour. Communication is rendered diffi cult! as the mechanism of the lift has been deranged. THANK MAYOR. J The teamsters' union are prepar ing a letter to be presented to .Mayor Hyrr.es. thanking him for his action in the case of Peter Costello. The letter also congratulates the 'mayor upon the fact that he has Ifalthfull) kepi the promises which ,11c made to the unions before his ' election. POLICE NOTES. O. E. Fell has issued bonds of garnishment against M. Q. Knowl ton and Gilbert Bettlwanger. In the case of the Pennsylvania Investment company against Q. U. Runyan the court finds Runyan In default. ' Judge Marshall discharged F. G, .lonian, who was charged with per jury iv a mm mineral attidav it iv a homestead entry. Richardson will return from Colvllle Thursday night. There is nothing on the docket for the judge for Friday morning. : The litigation oyer the property <)U front aye. between Mr. and Mrs I Turner ,1 Wilcox and J, L. Smith will occupy the day with Judne Roll. MARRIAGE LICENSES. A K. Holland to Miss Klhei IBrundage, botn of Spokane: Liujjf COppUla to Miss Catharine COTttse, iboth of Bpokane. W. a. Thompson of Newman Lake to Miss Nellie n. Mtnnlch of Bpokane, GRAFTS A NEW LAW i FOR SALOON LICENSES Corporation Counsel Judaon drafted a new law tor tin 1 revooa tion 01 licenses of undesirable &a loons. Mr. Judaon said: I have drafted this ordinance by roquet ; from 'he city council, which decided 1 on tho matter at its lust in' 'tin,". As to whut will be dour with it 1 aiu v.-i prepared to »a> dollars. Included In the bunted area was a cheap hotel, in which the firemen struggled through the smoke, arousing and descuing the sleeping inmates. The firemen could not gain access to one entire wing. Six persons are missing and are supposed to have been smothered. BUNCO MAN. Detective Burns landed "Swede Sam last night. Sam is said to be a crook of more than ordinary no toriety and that his incarceration relieves the community at large of a rather dangerous criminal and bunco man. It is said that about 10 days ago he was here and relieved a Pendle I•• youth of considerable money. just come in from Harri '■10, and when picked up last ! .'.boat fSOO on his person rite bunco game is with INS DELAYED. T!j Great Northern has been ex some trouble with tho tontana and the Cas the past two days No. • :*e at 'i:.">"> in the morn ived during the evening. 11 from tiui west have a. Sejred some delays. Last Bight tho l rain due to arrive at 9::;o arrived as a section of No. -I today. The train was held in a snow drift about 11 hours. Five large rotaries are employed in the tunnel, but are unable to keep the track open. Colfax. Wash. —No more faro, poker v and roulette will be played in this town after January 1. Tho bodies of four men have ! been removed from the mine. Nine 1 others of the miners were injured i seriously and several others only sightly. 1 Then' were BO pieces of the ex- < plosive on a box which the men had been thawing by a store. It ' is supposed that one of the men ( in carrying It slipped aud his body blown to fragments. Although the damage Is consider able, it is announced that the oper ations of the colliery will be con tinued. IDA SEEKS TROUBLE. Ida "Nothln." the colored woman arrested yesterday, • had another se ance with the officers this morning. Sue came Into headquarters and said she wanted to find a new place to work. "I'se lookin' for more trouble." she said to Officer Walker. Then catching sight of Officer Law son she made a dive for him. "You see here, honey, now jes' listen to me." "He quiet for a minute," put in Mr. Walker, "1 wish to use the phone." "My mother was n lady," con tinued the dusky agitator in a high pitched voice. "Dat white woman gets jealous 'cause her ge'men friend gets acquainted wif me. 1 want mah scissors ami I'se gwlne get 'em. jes' see 'f 1 doan. now ." She finally jarred loose front Mr. Walker and started on a still hunt for "the Jedge," who at last ac counts was entrenched in his office. NETS BIG SUM. The financial result of the fair held last week for the benefit ot St. Joseph's church surpassed all expectation. The net proceeds amounted to ISSOO, which was $M>n 'more than the sum required to clear off the debt on the church, Vancouver, it. c - Among the • propositi improvements at the ex ecutive meeting of tho Canadian Pacific in included the irrigation of 1,600,000 acres of remharkl land;; between Cftlgar) and Medicine llul. "Cigar store nun running slot machines also come tinder the jurisdiction of tho now ordinance atul are lik< wise subject to a for feiture of their lioensei for viola tion. "Regardinn th*t Btookholm mat tor something will ho done this Week, tint i can not sh> jtist what will bo th* fault." Spokane Bank Clearances Today were. $269,540 One Year Ago , . . . 251,568 Gain oU. . . . . t 17,972 THE WONDER 409-413 Riverside Avenue J. HELBERG » CO. Holiday Presents in Our Ready to wear Department. Ladies' Dress Skirt Special $4.00 and $5.00 Skirts for $2.98 Ladies' $9.98 Special Deep cut in Coats and Jackets. All $12.50, $15.00 and $17.50 values at $9.98 This department is brimful of good thing;, that will be appreciated as Christmas presents by young and old. Such as dressing sacques. bath robes, tea gowns, flannel waists, silk waists, silk petticoats, fur scarfs, muffs, etc., etc. LADIES* TAILOR MADE SUITS Special covert cloth, tailor made suits, in black and cas tor; blouse effect jacket; clusters o£ half-inch tucks front and back —very stylish; CIA Q(I 122.50 value; at - MONTE CARLOS Only a few left, some of the finest made, in cloth or silk; will close them out at reduced prices. LADIES' LONG GOATS Made of flue all wool kersey cloth, in tan, castor and black, 4T> inches long: lined with the finest satin, kimono sleeve: nicelS stitched and large' pearl buttons; CIQ CO regular |25 and 128 values; to close at I O.wU LADIES' FLANNEL WAISTS A large shipment just arrived: beautiful designs and col ors: all very moderately priced. Every one a bargain. See ' window display. 98c—51.49—51.75 Also a very choice line put up one in a box; just tffe thing for Christmas presents. They are beauties. Children's and Misses' Long Coats At great reductions; sizes 4 to 14 years; prices all re duced: now is the time to buy, while the assortment is good and prices low; ajp *7C up from ,„,f6il» SlLft WAISTS It will pay you to look over our line ot silk waists. They are all new: very stylish: all colors, anil at prices lower than you will expect, quality considered; *m aa as low as CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES Just received a large shipment of holiday novelties of every kind and description. Everything the heart could wish can now be found in this department. Suitable presents for all. INFANTS AND CHILDREN, BOTS AND GIRLS, YOUNG LADIES AND YOUNG GENTLEMEN, MEN AND WOMEN. Come now while our stock is full and complete and get first choice. Remember we will price all our automatic toys tZn?**™!Z 25c to 49c HOLIDAY Pictures and Art Goods Our store is crowded with the latest and choicest in pictures, frames, statuary, mir rors, burnt ivory, burnt leather, calendars of all kinds and a complete line of art goods. Special Sale of Pictures We have put on sale one entire case of pic tures, containing 250 different subjects, at exactly half price. Here are a few of them: Bodenhauser'a Madonna; regular price _%a a* ? I 00; Bale price $t».UU Large im of portral a ot prominent aj. men; regular price $1.25; Bale price OOC Large 10l of marines, landscapes and •i. re heada>; regular $1.00; sale price OUC About 20 cs -J\J>; n pilar price $i on; sale price 3wC Water color .bj \• • • »Jze 18x30; nt% r> gular |4.00; sale price $st.UU Lot of Gibson's at just half prioe, Ptetraums, ail sires, at half price, Several Madonnas, hy leading artists, half price. One carbon, by-J. G. Brown; regular . , price $6.00: sale price 9<5>UU oid masters In carbon; ro«nitar pel as aa $2.00 to $4.0< . sale priced $IXO to >?f\.UU Don't miss this opportunity to get a Christmas present at sail the usual cost HOLDINGS--A Full Line of the Latest and Best. Don't have your picture framed without seeing out* frames and getting our prloes. Anything you want to order In burnt wood or leather, r'uii Una of' skins. Pyrography outfits. OMO $ KEETH CO. EMPIRE STATE BUILDING. PRICE: ONE CENT.