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THE SCHOOL TUITION Tlie Spokane school board has rail ed down upon its head an avalanche of protests over its action in the matter of tuition charges. The statuU provides Hie board with power to «aaot tuition charges for every pupil from districts OVtSidS npokane. Ip to left summer this charge WSS 11 a month, but this charge has since been doubled. The protests which have arisen come from those who live Just out- Side the city limits, but who pay taxes upon busituss property inside the city. INCREASE CAPITAL. The Crystal Marble company, Whose offices are in the Fynvuis block, has just completed supple mentary articles of incorporation, by which the capital stock is increased from 1144,000 to 1100,000, The Incorporators are Robert E. Lee. president; C. F. Conrady, vice president: C. W. Winter, treasurer; c. A. Mants, Secretary; F. A. Chsae, manager. The company's quarries are In Stevens county, about 10 miles from Spokane, and It has a force of from II to 25 men at work throughout the year under the lead of Contractor SPORTING NEWS. BASEEALI,. Tin- baseball situation In the Pa cific Northwest league has never looked better since the war started. President YV. Jt. Lucas and the other magnates of the Pacific Northwest league have so maneuvered of late that the finish of the California in vaders is now predicted on all skies SS being not far distant. Whether the proposed Invasion of the Pacific Northwest league under the guid ance of the National association ma terialises or not, the Marshall-Harris bunch is doomed to ignominious de feat financially. Fans of this neck o' the woods wonder what has in duced the P. C. league to adopt the antiquated rules of the early '00s. A baseball enthusiast will not take more than a passing interest in a brand of ball governed by such out of date rules as proposed, no matter if good ball is put up. If there Is any class of sports who believe in keeping abreast of the times and up to date - in all things scientific. It is the baseball fan. HOT SPRINGS. Ark., nn. in.—At . Whtttington park tonight "Young Corbett' is scheduled to defend bis championship title against Austin Itlce of Boston. Hot Springs is just now filled with members of the spurt ing fraternity and much interest Is manifested in the bout, notwithstand ing the fact that Rice's inferiority to. the champion gives little promise of a lively or prolonged contest. APOSTLE SMOOT HAS REFUSED TO GET OUT SALT LAKE, Jan. 13 —Members of ; the Vtah legislature have received communications signed by Lillian M. ' Stephens, president of the National Woman's Christian Union, represent- j Ing 300,000 women of the United : Btatcs, vigorously protesting against the election of Apostle Reed Smoot. In an Interview today Apostle RAILROAD NEWS. The trustees of the Chamber of Commerce jnet this afternoon and :cnsidered a memorial to the legis lature to spend $75,000 in a state Exhibit at the St. Louis fair and for a liberal amount to the Lewis-Clark exposition. The O. R. & N. and Northern Pa ;itto in conjunction with the Spokane I Fells & Northern railroad have made 1 rate of 55 cents per 100 pounds on marble blocks from Valley and Col fllle. Wash., to Denver. The rate was tormtrly bu cents. The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul roaxl has had quarters in Spokane for several years, the Chicago & North western opened an office here during the past week and now the Wisconsin Central looks to the Falls City as a :entral point from which to reach for business in Idaho and Washing ton. RIAL ESTATE TKAXTSFEHS. As reported by the Fidelity Ab- Itract company: C. 11. Hale and wife to J. F. Malloy. inrtb half lot 4 and east 16 feet of louth half lot S, block 28, Railroad iddition, 150,000. -J. F. Malloy to W. & B. A. Invest ment company, same property as ibove, $52,000. A. Kel»ling and husband to C. Douse, lots G. 6. 7 and 8, block 8, tVhiting's addition, $£150. O. Nelson and wife to A. Davidson, lot 19. block 24, Heath's Fifth addi tion. $2570. John l.undahl to M. E. Bawler. lots 9 and 10, block 8, Second addition to West Hiverside, (1200. X Myers to J. B. Mullins. lot 19, block It, Nettleton's addition, $1450. 8 Heath and wife to O. K. Clark, ol 10, block 47, Heath's Fourth uddl .ton, $3500. Northwest & Pacific Hypotbeek itnk to U. C. Beck, lot 6. block 27. V survey and Addition. $7600. V. L. Oandy to I, X fJSJIdT, lots 10 nd 11, block 101, Third addition to Uiiroad addition, fIOOO. These claim that It Is a wrong in- ! terpretatlon of the statute, that the I mere reason that their residences are Just OUtStdi the city should not be j made the entire basis for tuition charges and that their being fixed for property within the limits should be taken into account. "With a family of four or five chil dren this tuition rate becomes a se rious matter," said a prominent resi dent* of the subucbs this morning, The statute in its literal sense ap plies to pupils from a distance, which Is Just, ill that their parents In no way contribute to the expenses of the city. i Theodore llelse, who is also one of ; the trustees. By May 1 additional machinery in ' I the shape of slab saws and Improved polishing tables will be installed and the capacity of the plant greatly In* j creased. MRS. TINGLEY WINS. SAN DIEGO, Cal., Jan. 13.—Mrs. Tinglry yesterday secured a verdict of j.7."uu in her libel suit against the Los Angeles Times. She sued for t&a.OuO. John A. Logan post. Sons of Vet erans, will bold its regular session tonight at S o'clock at Oliver ball. Tommy Ryan, the noted trainer, Says he can take Monroe and make him champion. 11 was Ryan who took Jeffries in hand nnd who tifught him pretty much all be knows of the game. Ryan taught him how to guard himself by assuming that crouching position which makes him so hard to get at. If he did all this with the giant boilermaker, It woulel appear that he would be able to de liver the goods in the Monroe case. Then again. Ryan knows all of Jeff's weak points and his method of fight ing. The large attendance at the Oak land track yesterday were favored with the finest weather and fastest trae-k of the mot. Several favorites fared badly. Laura F. M. was played as a good thing in the third race anel rewarded her backers. At the start of the fourth Forest King fell, but Reed escaped unhurt. Jockey Jerry Rausch will ride In France for W. K. Vanderbiit next sea son, his services having been se cured from Burns Vt WaterhOuse of California, who held him under con tract. Rausch will sail in about a month. The world's record for one-balf mile, Indoor skating, of 1:201-5, has been broken by Harley Davidson of St. Paul, who covered the distance lln 1:20. Smoot says: "I shall not resign the 1 apostleshlp on account of my sena- I torial candidacy. I am in this race and intend staying. My friends have signified their intention of standing by me. As long as they are with nn; 1 shall not desert them. 1 do not be lieve that President Roosevelt in tends to take a hand in the local fight." Local Markets. Prices Paid to Producers. Wheat, per bushel. Guc; barley, per ' ton, $21; oats, per ton, $22; timothy; hay. per ton, $12; green hay, per ton, $11.00; potatoes, per sack, BOc; I onions, per sack. TJtoj ranch but- j ter, per pound, 20f<25c; eggs, fresh, j per dozen, tOOBSCi roosters, live weight, per pound, DC! hens, live weight, per pound, 10((rllc; young chickens, per dozen, $3.500 4.50; tur key.s live weight, per pound, IGc; ducks, live weight, per pound, 11c. Livestock —Cows, per pound, 3',4c; steers, per pound, 4c; sheep, per pound, 3H@4r; hogs, per pound. 6% (&6c; calves, per pound, 10c and up. l Eastern Markets. As reported by the Coe Commission I company: CHICAGO. Wheat — Opening, Closing. May 10.76% . $0.76% July 73',i .73% Corn— May 43% .14% July 42% .43% Oats— May 34% .35 Pork- May 16.30 16.30 ! MINNEAPOLIS. Wheat- May 754 .75% I July 75> / 4 .76% WAWT ABO HOHT, The trustees Of the Congregation Emanu-El church today filed with the City clerk a petition to the council, ! asking that an arc light be erected | at the corner of First and Mudison, j alleging there wns no light within a MdtUS of three blocks and that It is unsafe and dangerous to the best In terests of the public. Pacific Coast Agf lit J. A. Clock of i the Wisconsin ('antral is in the city for the purpose of finding a site for j the establishment of an office for his i road in Spokane. STOLE A GOOSE. John Eagan. teamster, 44 years of age. must have missed his New Tear dinner as It Is said this morning about 9 o'clock he purloined from the Spokane Cash market a great, fat goose, already dressed for the roast. He was making good progress toward bis rendezvous when Offlcor Casey ap peared on the scene and scented some thing doing, caught the goose and the Rander and took them to police headquarters. Judge Hinkle will decide the case this afternoon and the evidence is said to be so conclusive it will not reunite the wisdom of Solomon to de cide ownership. Marriage Licenses. Irvin 1.. Sweet to Myrtle E. Mc- Nally, both of Spokane; S. W. Smith to Mabel Haraer, both of Spokane. DENY SCRAP. VIENNA, Jan. 13. — Princess Stephanie, the daughter of King Leo pold of Belgium, this morning tele graphed from Mentone to the Journal, emphatically denying the Impertinent report of differences between herself and her husband. CATTLE LOSS HEAVY. CI JAM BBRXtAIN, S. D., Jan. 13.— Stockmen estimate the luss of cattle during tho bUssardfl since January 1 nt more than 100,000 head, and t?ny that not less than 3,0'J0.00U are starv ing now. MERCER SUICIDES. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13.—Win nie ». Mercer, pitcher of the All- American baseball team, now playing here, suicided by putting a gas tube In his mouth at the Occidental hotel last night. lie was formerly with the Washington team and afterwards with the St. Louis Nationals. He left a note saying: "Tell Mr. Van Horn at the Laugham hotel that Winnie Mercer lias taken his life." No motive was given. The wrestling bout between Jim Parr, the Knglish champion, and Tom Mclnerny, the Irish champion, at the Olympic club of Buffalo last night was fast and furious through out. I'arr won the first fall in 30 minutes, .10 Seconds, ami Mclnerny the second in about tho same. In the third Mclnerny fouled l'arr and lost the decision. Before Dal Hawkins leaves for England he will meet "Kid" McPart land in n six-round bout in Phila delphia. In England Dal will meet Jabez White, their lightweight cham pion, in a 20-round bout before the National Sporting club of Lonelon. Some North Yakima men are mak ing an effort to organize a baseball league to be ceimpejsed ejf teams rep resenting Walla Walla. Pendleton, Dayton. Ritsville, Ellensburg and North Yakima. Sickness and Adversity Possibly you now may have money in this bank. Very good. If not, you should begin right away to lay aside small sums. Should sickness or finan cial diffiulties overtake you, you will need the money. One of the important ob jects of this bank is to care for small savings. The Spokane and Eastern Trust Company (Incorporated.) Spokane ... Washington. ...SEALS.,. < $240 RUBBER STAMPS 10c per line. mt STAMP WORKS. Auditorium Bldg. Washington Brick. Lime & Mfg. Co. White Lime Clay Products Ist and Stevens, SpoKane . PAUL W. O. KXXSEB, Dancing, Deportment and ( allure Armory, Madison St. tel. R. 2941. At hall from I to I. 'liiK MFUHAAK I'B*J4*JH: TJtifJMDAY, JASTJARY If, 1908. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS- ■■if asiii g-i nun MiaMii assiia er Of guitars and violins. Repairing of musical Instruments of alMclnds. especially violins, gultajs and: man dollns. 0414 Monroe St. COAL AST7J WOOD AT LOWBWT piices, prompt delivery, a A, B. Coal and Wood Yard, 720 Main stye. Tel. Black 1201. AschenSHremaer Bros., proprietors. PAWN BROKERS. AND LOAN •T- flee. We loan on Jewelry, diamonds, watches, chattels, household goods, etc. 8. E. Bickford & Co., 338 Main aye. Goods stored. FURNITURE AND SHOW CASE factory. Carpentering, repairing and Jobbing promptly attended to. Stlnson & Dopp, 220 Main aye, Spokane, Wash. Phone Bast 548. FOR SALE—ONE CARLOAD OF thoroughbred Short Horn and Here fords. 1 and 2 year olds, bulls and heifers; all registered under the seal. J. S. Thayer, 703 Second aye. MONEY TO LOAN ON IMPROVED real estate at 5 to 6 per cent per annum. Arthur D. Jones & Co., Bhnpire State building. NEW FIRM, RELIABLE PRIVATE loans school section, furniture, pianos; rates on good security; no commission or delay. 68 Jamb-sou. MONEY TO LOAN OT7 FURNITURE, Pianos, horses, wagons, stocks, etc.; any amount: no delay, T. B. Brick ell, agent. 426 Rookery. UMBRELLAS COVERED AND RE- paired. C. H". Voigt, 242 Sprague. GRAND CLOSING OUT SALE Bargains In Groceries: »- — - — — Log Cabin maple syrup, , pints. 20c; quarts i Scudder's Canada Sap . maple syrup a Westmoreland maple . syrup < Armour's mincemeat, 1-lb. packages, three f0r.... 1-lb. cans Crescent baking powder 3-lb. cans Crescent baking powder J Gold Dust. per package Lion or XXXX coffee | ArbueUlo's t coffee ......... Postutn cereal ••. •. Peerless breakfast ■ foods Standard corn Standard tomatoes Buy now while we have the assort ment. Michigan Cash Grocery 911 Sprague Aye. Phone alack 3651. Bring Your Watch TO US FOR REPAIRS. Also your Diamonds that need resetting, and we will do a first class job for you and get it out promptly. Only Expert WorKman Employed. George R. Dodson, Jeweler, 517 Riverside Aye. January sales All Millinery now on hand at cost HELLMANS 822 Riverside Aye. CHOICE $1.00,51.50 and $2.00 women's and Misses' \ STREET HATS Only 69c Each Jodoln&Davles Cor. Riverside and Pott St, MINING MEN will consult their own Interests when In need of stock certificates, pros pectuses and office stationery, to write or oall at the LX&R JOB PRINTING BSTABLIS HMI NT Second Floor Mohawk Bloekt *. Telephone l«as% 1874. Men's underwear Fine Finish Superior Quality 75c Wool and SilK Fleece, regular $1.50 a gar ment. The Wonder 409-413 Riverside. Boys' and Girls' Caps 15c 35c $1.20 Windsors, German mil itary, golf anil other styles, worth up to 35c. $1.05 25c 20c ,20c 10c JUST ONE MORE DAY 11c 20c 10c 100 SPECIAL 10c Carpet Sale THIS sale ought to interest every thrifty housekeeper who has or will have in the near future floor coverings to buy. These special offerings are less by at least a third, and the goods are new and in desirable patterns, and the fact that they are made by America's leading carpet mills is a guarantee of quality. See Our Window Display. 335-37-29 BIVEBSHJI! LOWEST PRICE STORE IN SPOKANE FOR GOOD GOODS. mm%~ mm\ tmW II B mm HBH HLsMB m\\ mW mmmmm. m\\ WW Amm\\\\m\\. mawmmr ' Ammmmm. W DRY ftOODS FACE POWDER La Dlaohe face powder, refreshing and beautifying the complex ion, all colors; worth 60c— j , — Pozzonl's complexion powder Imparts a brilliant transparency to the skin; recommended to remove all pimples, freckles and discol oration; worth 69c— Flnaud's 75c beauteviva softens the skin and produces a beauti ful complexion. West Indian sponges, fresh and soft, In small and medium slsesi Usual price, 80o— ivVest Indian sponges, large, clean and durable; good value, 40c— X ingle blacking brushes, seven Inches long, wire clasp and handle; worth 12 He— Combined blacking and polish brush, with bevel edge handle and polished wood; worth 390— white GOODS SALE Thursday Friday Saturday J. Helberg S Co. Watch For Prices on White Goods Thursday •see OF THE.... 326-38-30 SPBAOTTE. SPONGES BRUSHES D-m't Postpone Baring for $2.98 A Foil Skirl Pattern Whipcords, cheviots, homespuns, covert and hopsacMing. s Ladies' Hid Gloves All the Latest Shades. 75c Two clasp, oversearrt, genuine kid; sells every where from Jl to J1.26 pair. Special Price, 41c Special Price, 39c Special Price, 59c Special Price, 5c Special Price, 21c Special Price, 7c Special Price, 29c $3-50 Women who appreciate high grade foot wear usually wear Express shoes, for they combine Ease, Elegance and Economy. We have them in nearly every conceivable style from the Patent Kid Dress Boot with French heels and thin soles, to the stout, high-cut Box Calf Street Boot. Sizes from 2 1-8 to B,' and In any width your foot requires from AAA to EE. Express shoes are always correct In style. THE HILL SHOE GO. GOOD CHEER-GOLD CURE 0. 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* erencee—Cured patients.. Correspondence confidential.. Consul* tatlon free.. Prices reasonable.. Talk with or write G. ORLIN SMITH ✓ 206 Mont vale BIK., cor. first and Monroe, SpoKane, Wash.' Tel. Pott 816. Home Office, 3825 Albion Place, Seattle, Wash. Spokane's Greatest * Grocery mm aunt "Theßest by Test/ Sol* and Exclusive Agents The Sloane-Paine Co. Spokane ill;. (Printing (o. formerly at rear 8 Riverside aye., are now located at 21 s Riverside, base ment of Gardner hotel, and are now able to save you money on Job print ing. Olve us a trial order and we guarantee satisfaction both In work and prices. Will bn pleased to give estimates on any orders, largo or ■mall. Remember the place—Gardner hotel basement. A few good solicitors wanted for city and country, SOLD ONLY BY 519 Riverside Aye. 518 Sprague Aye. THAT'B ALL. ABOUT IT. UNION MADE HATS The Union Special" A Nobby Hat for WI HAKE SHIRTS TO TOUR ORDER. Wilson. Sullivan & Co. 713 Riverside. Tel. Whit* 758. The Blair... Business college I that there aro more demands} made jon this school for stenographers j han It can supply 7 ' < Over 600 students last year. W« expect more this year. H. C. BLAIR. Principal. Lowneys Candies SCULLY DRUG CO. j 813 Hiverside Aye). Phone Main 269. Our Specialty. ALL COLORS for Young Men. $3 BZD TOY XWOW inou wow.