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SATVKBAT, SEPT. 2, 1905. '
PCVERTY IS THE CUUSE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. PAUPERS OF GREAT BRITAIN NUMBER 850,000 AND COST THE COUNTRY $31,000,000 YEARLY —BREAD RIOTS MAY COME. Terrible Stories of the Loathsome Living of the Very Poor in London. Hiring Out Babies to Arouse Sympa thy—Poveryt Stricken Women March on Parliament.— Hard Work to Keep Alive. LONDON, Sept. 2. — Alarm Is Fpre;ni^c'. tnro'ughout England at the growing seriousness of the probleiVi of finding work for Knglishmen to do. England with all Its wealth is rapidly degenerating Into a nation of paupers. One person In 10 of tho 33.1)00,000 inhabitants of England and Wules Is just hovering abuve the Starvation line, and there are 310,000 paupers iv receipt of public relief. Englishmen tire called upon to pay an annual bill of 181,000,000 to sup port their pauper fellow citizens and this amonnl is Increasing at the rate of $1,01)0,1111(1 a year. Every village, town ami city In tho kingdom has its story to tell of awful Buffering anions its Inhabitant*, be cause of tin' Impossibility of finding employment. Now poorhouses are constantly being built and old ones enlarged to find room for tho Increas ing number of applicants fur admis sion. It is estimated that over 10 per cent nf the present population of England, if they live to old age, will have to end their days in the alms houses, The center of England's misery Is London. Three persons In every 100 lit London are paupers, being sup ported either tn poorhOUges, or are in receipt of charity granted by the City. There are 75.000 paupers In the almshouses of the metropolis and 61,000 mmc receive outdoor relief, the whole costing the city $7,000,000 a year. The utter loathsomeness of the beggars is one or ths characteristics of many London streets. Women In dirty rags almost falling from their barks walk about the principal thor oughfares selling matches and mak ing an average of 10 cents a day; tramps shuffle painfully along, their etothes in tatters; and iv the evenings the Victoria embnnkment along the Thames, Ihe only boulevard In Lon don, is crowded with the human HA* CORNER Seventy Victims Credited to Fugitive Swiss Dentist —Po- lice Suspect League of Marriagf> Swindlers—Seven Wives a Week his Alleged Record. NBW YORK, Sept. I,— Throughout the whole east there is a hue ami cry for an alleged bigamist whoso gareer is said to pale that Johanu H.Mb and Frederick Carlton, tie is known as in, Geo, .\. Wltshoff, with scores of sllases, and It Is charged |hal he made a practice of advertis ing for Wives and then deserting them promptly after he had obtained their feady money It is said lie married Seven women in one week. The police now suspect that ti leagoe of bigamists has been operat ing. Complaints of 70 women nre sail to Indicate that they were ontangled wttti tho same man and tills man Wltshoff. Most of them live In New York elly, Long Island ami New Jer sey. When a warrant was sworn out for Wltshoff he was »ot to be found. IWtshoff was a dentist, physician end chemist, and Is also said to have Your family will need « tonic. Whl gi\" mi-in iioinsici s Iturkv Mountain Tim. Notlilnc aoiiala II » ■ btaclnn, lift" gtvlUK renioily. 35Y Tea or Tublutn. dregs of the city trying to sleep on the public benches along the road way. People live In tenements huddled together like worms in a fisherman's can. There are in London 11,000 one room tenements inhabited by four people, 400(1 Inhabited by fire people, 1200 inhabited by six people and over 500 Inhabited by seven people or moro. The rent of single rooms ranges from 60 cents to $1, a two room tenement can be obtained for 75 cents a week, while three-room tenements vary In price from $1.06 to $3.18 a week. These tenement dwellers have the utmost difficulty in making enough money to keep themselves alive. Some of them work at matchbox making been a watchmaker, lie wee natty and well groomed ami had winning ways with women, some or whom he met and wooed ia th turse of his practice. lie is believed to be a Swiss. Howecer, he spoke a half doaen languages', The total of pro* reeds I'l om Ihe many w omen who have made complaints is estimated at 175,000. Beveral women charge that they were drugged and robbed. The list of aliened victims in cludes: Hit. dttOROH A. WITBHOFF, Miss Btta Rands 0, Cambridge, afOSS., married In 1903, rubbed ami deserted. Miss Dorn Dorf, New York, mar ried in 1900, declares her belief that he married a different woman every night of the week in which he mar ried her. She says she was drugged ami |ogt her dower of lltHio. Anna Parkhill, 14, Brooklyn, iter husband disappeared after she tent him 11100. A Newark, N. ,T., widow, whose ®- Foley's Kidney Cure makes the dis eased kidneys sound so they will eliminate the its from the blood. Bold by Chas, McNab, 102 Rlverelde avenue, ••• and earn II.SO a week, others trundle band organs through the streets and clear $5 a week after paying $2 a Week rent for the Instrument; while the nabobs among them are the cos ters who sell vegetables, fruit and fish from barrows along the curbs. They sometimes make as much 0.8 $ln a week. 'i he hiring out of babies to wom en who sell matches, boot laces and the like in the London streets Is a regular trade. It costs 12 cents a day to hire an infant, and by carry ing the baby In her arms to rouse the sympathy of passorsby, a woman A FAMILIAR SIGN IN LONDON. will make as much as 50 or 75 cents a day, while her companion who has no baby will not take in more than from 10 to 20 cents. The British government has been forced to come forward with offers of help to the unemployed, and one of the last acts of parliament before It adjourned for tho summer holidays was to pass a bill establishing as sistance bureaus for unemployed workmen. Under the terms of the bill tin' state will try to find work for laborers, will assist them to emi grate, and will also give them finan cial aid to tide over temporary diffi culties. Mr. Balfour, after introduc ing the bill, tried to withdraw it, to make way for other parliamentary business. This caused alt outburst of name is withheld by her attorneys. Site is said to be an ox-mayor's daujrhter. Milium Qoldbrown, Now York, de eerted after sin- s< cured loans amounting to $800 for her liusband. Cora Spellberger, New York, de serted and robbed of Sioo. Sophie Toucher, New York, robbed of $800 and deserted, Witshoff's downfall rami' When bis Boston wife, Miss Randall, visited him at Bridgeport, Conn., and found him living with .Miss Parkhill. He skipped, it develops that Bigamist Pre lertck Carlton was at one time liv ing In the same house in Brooklyn as Miss Parkhill. STARIING FOR THE 0. A. R. ENCAMPMENT BOSTON, Mass., Sept -. —A ■pectal train loaded with veterans from this city and other cities in this state atarted From here today to take the passengers to Denver, Col,, where tiie Grand Army encampment will open next Monday, CHATTANOOGA, Tenn'., Sept. I.— The various Grand Army posts of this city and the neighboring districts will start for Denver, Col., in a special train tonight Tin' Blast Tennessee veterans bound lor the li. A. H. en campment will .loin them at Oak.lale Junction, those of West Tennessee ut si. Lou la mtmm soldiers ARE IN TORONTO TORONTO, out.. Sept. 2.—The Seventy-fourth regiment N. y. n. O. arrived here from Buffalo N. V., this morning, accompanied by a band of HO pieces. Tin- visit iv« soldiers, who carried their arms and complete marching outfit, were n Ived by an enormous crow d, Which cheered I hem when they steppe,l from the train. The officers of the Queen's <>wn regi ment were assembled at the station and gave the American officers a hearty welcome The Visiting soldiers marched, with the baud playing martial airs, to their camping ground, and nil along the line of march they were cheered by the crowds. In the afternoon they will be presented to Lord Grey. SUNDAY EXCURSION, ST. JOE The Northern Pacific win continue the Sunday excursions to St. Murlea, Terrell's and St. Joe during the sum mer. Train will leave Spokane 8 a m. fur Coeur d'Alene. Steamer Oakes leaving ttiere on arrival of train for a delightful ride uerosa the lake and up tho St. Joe river, arriving at Ter rell's about 2 p. m., where stop of SO minutes will be made for dinner. Those preferring lo d, Vi can take lunch baskets and eal lunch on the boat. Returning train will arrive Spokane about 9 p. m. Fure for the round trip t 2 1 have reduced my weight 55 Boundni bust 9 Inchon, waist s Inohoa ami hips 9 Inches tn a short time by a guaranteed, harmless remedy, with out exercise or starving, I want to tell you all about It. Knclnse StSStg and address Mrs. S. I*. Woodward, box 337, Oregon City. Ore. fat roLxa. THE SPOKANE 1 PRESS wild anger from the tenement dis tricts. A delegation of poverty stricken women marched to the house of commons and demanded of the premier that the bill be passed, there were street riots in Manchester, and the government was forced to bow to the storm an.l put the bill on the statute books. The ' measure is an experimental one, and if It does not succeed In al leviating distress this coming win ter, England will be faced with a situation that may result in bread riots and bloodshed. A WOMAN WHO HIRES A GABY TO ATTRACT SYMPATHY. CARNATION KING SENDS FLOWERS TO KING EDWARD ELDOItA, la.. Sept. 2—Jack Pol land, carnation purveyor to the ciowi.ed head and court of England. Every year a box containing 10 dozen marvelous carnations is received by King Edward from the carnation king of America. Polland began liis career wlien be was 5 years old, working in the gar dens of Lady Annesley, the beautiful Irish countess. He has worked for Dixon Brother! in this country, the JACK POL LAND. admitted rose growers of the world He has studied botany in the English Royal Botanical gardens. Holland, Prance and Italy. The*flowers Polland grows are the most marvelous to be found. The blossoms arc of abnormal siao. meas uring from four to live Inches In di ameter. Their delicate tints are ex quisite. The survival of the Attest is the keynote of the I'olland farm, Kach perfect rower that leaves the green house has on it the blOOd Of hun dreds of its sisters, ruthlessly de stroyed, so 'hat this one might reach the lnight of perfection. SUES FOR A WATER RIGHT M S Boytes has commenced re straining net ion against N. K. nice to present th* latter from taking water from Lake ersek, northeast of Marshall. Tha compl alnt roctteo that Iv D Mossengei, from Whom the plaintiff purchased the land and rigiit to water. In 1 xDied v water right to 2b OUble feet pel seeoml from the creek. This summer, it I* Claimed, Rice lias dammed up the stream ami prevented Moyles from getting the full amount of water he claims to be liia. AVOtd MrioOO rooulla of klil. (■>• or bladder dlaordor i>v inking Foley'* Kidney Cure. Sold i>y »"ii.<*. MeNab, 4iH! RfvoraldO ;i\ <'imn. ••• ' CHUICMES Services will be held at tiie First Baptist church, City Temple, Lin coln street and Second avenue, as follows: 9:30 a. m., communion and Celebration of our Lord's memorial; 10:30 a. tn., worship and preaching by Oliver W. Van Osdel, D. D,, min ister, on the subject, "The Child and the Dead Mother"; 7:48 p. m„ a popu lar service, the gospel modernized, subject "How a Curious Man Got 'Called Down'": Bible school at noon; Young People's meeting, 6:45. Mid week meeting Wednesday evening; Subject, "A Model Prayer Meeting ami the Man Who Talked About It," Ist Cor. 14:18-26. The Baptist min isters meet at the City Temple Mon day, 10:30 a. m. The First Evangelical Synod con gregation, Rev. E. J. Fleer, pastor, will from now on have its services WEEK'S WRECK VICTIMS, 19 HILLED AND 77 INJURED Nineteen killed, "7 Injured In rail road wrecks Is last week's list. The week before there were no killed and 111 injured. There were 18 acci dents then, tic most serious being that at Norfolk, Va., when tin "At lantic Coast Line excursion train ran into an open draw and shot Into the river. Fifty-live were killed and 60 hurt. Last week there were two less accidents, The must serious accident was at llutte, Mont., August 20, wlien a freight struck a picnic trolley, kill ing nine and injuring 14. A list of the week's disasters follows: Greenville, Pa., Aug. 18.—Erie Coal & Coke Co.'s trolley line wrecked in mine; one injured. Butte, Mont.. Aug 20.—Nine killed, 14 hurt in collision of Hutte, Ana conda & Pacific freight and picnic tmffley. Pittsburg, Aug. 20. — Miniature train in Kenny wood park Jumped track, injuring 10. Louisville, Ky., Aug. 20.—One killed and two hurt in freight collision on Louisville Nashville. Milwaukee, Aug. 20.—Two killed WINS CHILD BRIDE IN SUNDAY SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. t.—Be cause she was studious and Industri ous in good works. Miss Alice A. Hall. 1 I. attracted the attention of her pas tor, and now' she is Mrs. Charles Thatcher I'feiffcr. his bride. "Of course I am young," said Miss Hall, wlien her engagement was an nounced. "Hut I know my mind, and if I am old enough to know my mind 1 am old enough to marry." And her mind was undoubtedly very agreeably Incline I toward the pastor after he Began to woo her, Tin y were married at the Church Of the Annunciation here, and are now on their honey moon tour. , TOMMY IS A TALKER The hill mynah of India, like the parrot or raven. Imitates human ut terances. Tommy, the one BhOWO, speaks Hindustan and Rngttsh. Tommy Is one of the features of the London 800, The mynahs belong to the starling rather than the crow genus The body Is black, legs brown, beak red. and they have blight yellow bars mound the neck. ll' you want tin- family fx In healthy. MtiauiK ami active, give them Holllattr'i Rocky Mountain Tea IhU month Makea <t• -1> r.'.i >>!•>••■■ i nnti mueelei 3; centa. Tea or Tub lets. lOld by In its own new church on corner In diana avenue and Lincoln street. The services will be henceforth in the morning; Sunday school at 9:30; preaching service at 10:30. All chil dren and parents are cordially invited to attend services at the new place of worship. The church will be dedi cated the |7th of this month. I'ntll Unit time tiie services will lie con ducted In the Sunday school room in the basemeiit. Salvation army Sunday services: prayer meeting, 7 a. M.i juniors' com pany meeting, 9:30 a. m.; open air service at 10:30 a. m.; holiness meet ing, 11 a. M.i Open air. 2:30 p. m.; free and easy, 3 p. m.: four brigades will conduct Open airs at 7:30 p. M.i great salvation inc.ding at S p. m. Adjutant A. D. Sloate, officer in com mand. and 20 Injured when trolley crashed down embankmen live miles from the city. Detroit, Mich., Attg. 20.—Street car trailer derailed; one killed, six hurt. New York, Aug. 22.—Trolley car and lumber wagon collided; 12 pass engers seriously hurt. Toledo, 0., Aug. 20—Freight col lision killed one and injured two. Topeka, Kan., Aug. 23.—Three kill ed in head-on collision of freights on Union Pacific. Niagara Falls. N. V., Aug. 23.— Four Ohioans injured in rohr-end col lision of trolleys on Great Gorge route. Hammond, Ind., Aug. 23. — Engineer and fireman of Wabash's New York flyer injured wlien train Is ditched by jumping to derail. Parkersburg, W. Va., Aug. 24.—8. & O, freight train In collision; two killed and one fatally injured. Mansfield, 0., Aug. 24.—Two In jured In rear end freight collision on B. & O. Vermilion, 0., Aug. 21.—Lake Shore trolley jumped track and was ditch ed; one Injured. The Rev. RfeinVr, :tn, bj rector of tha Cavalry Bplscops) church at Cairo, n. y. .Miss Halt, who is tho daughter of J. Barclay Hall, manu facturer, of Oermantown, taught a Sunday achool claaa la his church. Site looks like a girl of IS. Rev. Pfolffor first saw her In Sunday achool, and was struck liy the palm which siie took to teach the ohtldren. NATArORIUM PARK EREE a THEATRE a Hair-raising thriller on the bicycle. Ihe Reese Bros., Arthur and Ollie (Late with Sella Bros.' Circus.) In their remarkable acrobatic and gnu* Bpinning feats. The Congo Comedy Co. Late of Williams & Walker show. Miss fdith Millen. Miss Jessie Nickens Miss Liz/ie Hamilton Celebrated Biograph Moving Pictures CooKing With Gas Is cool, clean and convenient. There Is ao dirt, dust, soot or ashes connected with It. It costs no more to cook with gas than to cook by old fashloneJ methods. Reliable gas ranges $25.00. $1.00 Down $2.00 a Month Have you seen our booklet? Spokane Falls Gas Light Co. 806-810 Sprague Aye. ASPHALT Broken Stone for Sale. The Barber Aspholi Paving Co.. Room SI Exchange National Bank Building-. Spokane, Wash. Jewelry Auction ttfm. KIDNEY AND BLADDER | Troubles in I 48 HOURS Nprrl.ii 10 Copai >i,C«t»b>, Injection ich Capsule ■""1 el <Mltn cnunwrfelta. | capsule: ELECTRIC MOTORS Ceiling and Desk Fans and Speed Controllers. JAS. F. STACtt rUono 810. 12 Riverside Avenue. OUR CRIP CURE 25c STOWELL DRra CO.. Comer Riverside and Stevens. Jld Stracly. Hew Form. !Tevei Known to Fail. Tarrant's Extract of Cu iebs and Copaiba In Capsules. The tasteless, quick and :horough rare for gonor ■hoea. gleet, whites, etc. Kasy to take, convenient :o carry. Fifty years' juceessful use. Price $1 St Murgittroyd's, Riverside ni.d Post street; Watson Drug Co.'s. Riverside and Washington, Spokane; or by mall from The Tarrant Co., 44 Hudson street. New York. CURED HEMORRHAGES OF THE EUROS. "Several years since my lungs were so badlj affected that I had many hemorrhages," writes A. M. Ake of Wood, Ind "I took treatment with several physicians without any bene llt. I then started to take Foley's Honey and Tar and my lungs are now as sound as a bullet. I recommend It in advanced stages of lung trouble." Sold by Chas. McNab, 4u2 Riverside avenue. ••• Ihe Great Develo Miss Maud Elgc [1 lust rated Songs, 504 MAIN ST. TRY CLASSIFIED I ADVERTISEMENTS MALE HELP WANTED. Wanted- Trustworthy man to man age branch office and distributing depot for large manufacturer. »al ary to start with. lISOO first year, and extra commissions and expenses. Applicant must have good reference and $2000 cash; capital secured, r.x perlence unnecessary. Address ••Sup erintendent," 21 West Atwater street. Detroit, Mich. Boy with a wheel. Apply at West ern Union Telegraph company. FOB BEWT —HOUSES. For Rent —Several moderr. houses in Lldge.rwood. Western Kealty Co.. 88 and 89 Jamieson block. 243-28 EDUCATIONAL. I.earn telegraphy and railroad ac counting; »50 to 1100 a month salary assured our graduates under bond. Our six schools the largest In Ameri ca and endorsed by all railroads Write for catalogue. Morse School of Telegraphy, Cincinnati. O, Buf falo, N. V., Atlanta, Ga.. La Crosse, Wis., Texarkana, Tex., San Francisco. Cat CAST OFF CLOTKCTO. Positively highest prleee paid for cast off clothina;. N221 Stevens. M, 1711. BtTBX CH TiHBB Standard ruel * lee Co, Btel front. Tot 88S. Carbonado, Reeß Springe and Summit eoeX ItarttS Dolan. manager. IIOOSS SLhBTO 00088, Rlghest price paid for second hand furniture. TeL M, 808. 11l River side. 10-» DTE ISO ABB CKUSAVXEQ WOBBB. Parisian Dyeing tt Cleaning Worms * Dress Pleating factory, I* *• T-ehmann. proprietor, has moved So 805 First avenue, near Howard. Phone 2137. No solicitors. MOTIO TBABTOTEB OS\ freight, fu ml tare, baggage and •arcel delivery. Tel. Btt 880-0 sa—Mm i ■■ i — — ii.■ i a—a—eel KOBSi.s«rOEnra>. Charles Staley, 211 Pacific avenue. South of N. P. depot 128-28 BABXIHO. $1 opens a checking account. State Rank of Washington, 118 MIIL lrf>nej hours. OLOfKn CXJBAHEBB. The Steam Clothes Preeslng com pany T.-llt French dry clean and press four suit for BOc or your trousers for Itc; only I to 1C mlnutee required; rood dressing rooms; «Iterations and repairing- (20 Second avenue. Pheoe 2253. rOg SALE—BIAS ESTATE. Do you want tho beat lota tn tha city for the money? See ua today; we will show you. Fine lota, on car line. $175 and $150; $10 down and $5 a month, for a few daya only. Northern Investment Co., 330 River side avenue. Phone 1232. $2100 buys one of tho finest homes In Corbin Park, 8 rooms, near car. This Is great snap. $125 buys vacant lot In Corbin Park; worth $100 more. We have snaps in anything you want, city or country. LICHTT & CO., G4 Jamieson Block. Tel. 1298. BXOirXfT TO X.OAJT. Loan* on furniture, pianos, horses. stStl private; no delay. A. A. Bar. eett 625-t The Rooker*. S|»| Loans on long ar short time. Daniel Bros.. 62T Hyde block. **-» PFBoONAL. If you are looking for a life com panion, sond 10c for the Matrimonial Register, dives description of several hundred ladies anil gentlemen who wish to marry. Box 1805, Spokane. Wash. 252-S TAiMßtaa. Ladles' nnd gents' clothes cleaned and pressed-, also artistic repairing dono. A. Dlusaon. 1 Lincoln. TeL 1323. PAWN BROKERS. If yon want a loan, go to P. Blck ford. 338 Main avenue. • SPtCIAL RATES via. O. R. OX N. Denver, Col., and return.... $50.00 Oa sale August 30-,'tl. Limit SO .lays Stopovers returning, turning. Philadelphia, Pa., and return. $52.00 On sale Sept. 7-8-9-10. Chicago, 111., and return. .. .$64.00 St. Louis. Mo., and return. . 60.00 St. Paul, Mian., and return. 51.50 Kansas City, Mo., and re turn 52.50 Omaha, Neb., and return.... 63.50 Sioux City, la., and return. . 53.60 ' On sale September lil-IT. Limit, 90 daya. Stopovers. SALT LAKE ARC DENVEB. Sliortest, Qulokest and Bast Bout* to the PORTLAND FAIR | J Hours • • • Only | jj GEO. J. MOIILEIt, General Agent, 430 Riverside, Phon > li. lit. Foley's Honey and Tar la peculiar ly adapted for chronic throat trou bles and will positively cure bron chitis, hoarseness and all bronchial disease. Uofu.se suhxt ttuleu. Bold hy Chas. McNub, 402 tUveretde »ye. ••■ i