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NEWS WITHOUT
FEAR OR FAVOR
WEATHER CONDITIONS, TOMORROW —FAIR AND WARMER.
OCTOPUS HUNT
HAS BEGUN
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'B OR
DER INCLUDES IN STANDARD
OIL FIGHT ALL RAILROADS
THAT HAVE PAID THE
ROCKEFELLER REBATE.
WASHINGTON, June 23.—The
president's latest order for an oc
topus hunt Is not confined to
Standard Oil.
He has ordered his huntsmen to
go after railroads also.
Wherever they can find that
roads have granted rebates to the
Standard Oil suits will be brought
against that road as well as the
Standard octopus.
Moody Is determined to retire
to private life this summer, but
will remain chief huntsman at the
earnest request of Roosevelt.
The Pennsylvania, New York
Central, Chicago & Eastern Illi
nois, Rutland, Central Vermont,
Burlington, Alton, Missouri and the
SAYS SHE SOLD
BAD MILK
WOMAN PROPRIETOR OF DAIRY
ARREBTED THIB MORNING
THINKB SHE HAS BEEN JOB
BED BY DEEALE R SHE SUP
PLIED RECENTLY.
Mrs. Emma Ivaggerquist, who has
tiad more or less trouble with the
authorities over adulterated goods,
was arrested by Constable Grant
this morning on a charge of sell
ing impure and unwholesome milk
to Adolph Wagner. The complaint
was sworn out by Inspector Adams
under the state law.
TINY VISITOR
MAY SURVIVE
PROBABLE THAT INCUBATOR
WILL PROVE SALVATION OF
LITTLE MISS WHO ONLY
WEIGHS THREE QUARTERS
OF A POUND.
NEW YORK, June 2d.—The sud
den arrival of little Miss Hogan
created a commotion at the home
of her parents this morning. A
hurry call brought Mrs. Mary Mc-
Ewan, whose specialty Is the re
ception of tiny visitors. She hur
ried to Bellevue hospital with the
Infant and placed her in an incu
bator, which will probably save
the babe's life.
The doctors say little Miss
Hogan arrived several months too
soon, but although she only weighs
three-quarters of a pound she Is
perfectly normal and likely to
thrive.
She appears satisfied with the
little glass oven in which she has
taken apartments.
ROSE PRIZE WINNERS
I A flower display that for beauty
Was the best ever seen In the city
was given at Natatorlum park yes
terday by the women of All Saints'
cathedral. Following are the prize
winners:
Best collection, pink, Mrs. E. L.
Marvin; most arMstlo table, Mrs.
William Sellars; best collection,
NARROW ESCAPE FROM
STREET CAR SMASH-UP
According to a number of Spo
ane people who attended the
rocers' picnic a collision that
Ight have coat the lives of many
issengers was narrowly averted
i the Medical Lake line Wednes
kjr evening. The outgoing train
as Jammed with pasiengcrs and
avellng at a high rate of speed
trough the cut oyt of Spokaue,
Southern Pacific may be the
other companies caught in the net.
Can't Get John D,
A high administration official
when asked point blank today if
he expected to land John D. Rocke
feller, hesitated, and then an
swered:
"I don't think so. About the best
we could do would be to get traf
fic, managers directly concerned.
We don't wish to indict clerks and
can't reach heada of these concerns
because of lack of evidence, so we
will strike about half way up."
Octopus in War Paint.
An authorized spokesman for
Standard 00l says:
"The administration wishes to
create hostility against Standard
Oil so that trial will be a super
fluity.
"It is a case of intimidation by
proclamation. We will say nothing
until proceedings begin. Standard
Oil is not worrying."
Mrs. Laggerquist Is the proprie
tor of the Standard hotel at Hill
yard. She is also the proprietor of
a dairy. Sometimes when she has
more milk than she needs in her
business, she sells It. Thus Wag
ner came Into possession of milk
from the Laggerquist dairy. Wag
ner is in the milk peddling busi
ness himself.
Mrs. Laggerqlst suspects that the
exigencies of the milH. business
caimed Mr. Wagner to put up a
game on ' her. The trial has been
set for June 26.
red, Mrs. H. F. Daer; finest collec
tion, all colors, Mrs. Charles D.
Datchelor and Mrs. Edmond Jues
sen, on (lowers donated by Mrs. H.
P. Baer and Mrs. Frederick Bald
win; single rose, Mrs. W. H. Winl
free first prize, Mrs. Fred Phair
second prize.
MUST NOT LIE
WASHINGTON, June- 23—The
house today adopted an amendment
to the pure food bill providing that
canners need not place on their
labels weights and measures, but
that if they do they must place
truthful ones.
The senate this afternoon sent
to conference the agricultural ap
propriation bill, including the beef
Inspection amendment.
KAISER GLAD
TO MEET HER
(Brrlppß News Association.)
KIEL, June 23—The Longworths
arrived here today and were greet
ed by American and German dig
nitaries with much courtesy. The
Kaiser, whose example all nobility
followed, paid homage to Mrs.
Longworth.
SEVEN SOCIALIST
EDITORS IN JAIL
STOCKHOLM, June 23—Seven
Social-Democratic editors were sen
tenced today to 10 months In prison
for anti-military agitation.
when tho motorman in charge was
startled by seeing an inbound train
coming headon. By hard, quick
work the two niotormen managed
to stop the two trains within three
feet of each other, It Is said. The
Spokane train then backed to a
siding. How the trains happened
to attempt to pass on a single track
has not been explained.
The Spokane Press.
WOMEN FIGHT
WITH KNIVES
A fight with knives occurred last
night on the corner of Front avenue
and Wartl street between Pearl
Stanley and Rita Larkin, two habi
tues of lower Howard street.
The Larkin woman was consider
ably injured and was taken to the
police station, where Jailer Smith
dressed wounds in her hands and
neck.
What the row started over the
police are unable to learn.
The Stanley woman is being
searched for today but up to S
o'clock the police had not been
able to locate her hiding place.
KING BOUND
OVER TODAY
A. T. King, the 50 year old man
accused of a statutory assault upon
a 12 .year old girl, was given a
hearing before Justice Hinkle this
morning and bound over to trial
in the superior court under bonds
of $750.
BRILEY MAY SOON
LEAVE HOSPITAL
Dob Briley, the city detective,
who has suffered greatly with blood
poisoning In his arm at St. Luke's
hospital for the past two weeks as
the result of bruising his hand in
striking Mat Matson, the burglar,
a blow in the face In protecting
himself from being blinded, is
greatly improved today and will
leave the hospital next week if his
condition continues to mend. Briley
is an efficient officer and has a
host of friends.
BURGLAR STEALS HIS
SHOES AND SHOTGUN
The house of A. R. Gilllsple at
105 Twenty-second avenue was bur
glarized last night and a $65 shot
gun and two pairs of shoes taken.
Entrance to the house was obtained
by turning the key in the kitchen
door.
DUAL WEDDING
TONIGHT
The dual wedding of Miss Helen
Lavell to J. A. Nelson and Miss
Leta Lavell to Lieutenant J. H. El
lerson will be celebrated tonight at
the homo of the brides' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Lavell, on
Riverside.
BEGIN BIG JOB ON
DEEP CREEK ROAD
The first move in the macada
mizing ot the Deep Creek road a
milo from town started today when
an order was issued by the police
department to allow the big steam
roller to pass over the high Hang
man Creek bridge.
AFTER BAILEY
FORT WORTH, Tex., June 23.—
As a result of the recent magazine
attack on (senator Railey petitions
are being circulated over the state
asking former Attorney General
Crane to become a candidate for
United States senator to succeed
Bailey.
$3,000 BONO
FOR JOHNSON
The amount of the bonds of T.
C. Johnson, murderer of Charles
Tuttle, was fixed at $3000 by Jus
tice Hinkle this morning.
HENKE DIVORCE REFUSED.
Judge Polndexter has refused to
grant a divorce either to tho wife
or husband in the case of Ruth R.
Hanks vs. Henry J. Henke. The
court held that if trouTrie had aris
en it was tho fault of both.
The socialists of Spokano have
passed resolutions of condolence
for the late Willlo Wilson, whose
death resulted from accident.
FIRE LOSS $300,000
HARTFORD. Conn., June 23.—
Fire today destroyed the tobacco
Warehouse of Hunting & Co. Loss,
$300,000.
PASS RESOLUTIONS.
SPOKANE, WANHTNWTOJi, SATURDAY. .f( \R'i». 1906.
ONLY THE HUSBAND OF THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER.
ILL-TREATED LITTLE GIRL HID FOR
TWO DAYS UNDER UNCLE'S HOUSE
CHUM BROUGHT HER FOOD
AND ENOUGH BLANKETS TO
KEEP HER WARM UNTIL A
CHANCE CAME FOR ESCAPE.
Loretta McKeever, the 14 year
old girl who was to the
police June 16 as lost from the
home of her uncle, F. P. Kelly, of
111 South Grant street, was located
by Detective Tom Herndon this
morning at the home of J. Van Et
ten in Hillyard. Chief Waller, after
BLUFFED
'EM OUT
G. F. Trowbridge of Trowbridge
Bros., the transfer men, will not
lather to carry a fight against the
present bicycle ordinance which
taxes owners of cycles $1 a year
for the maintenance of paths
throughout the city, owing to the
fact that no complaint has been
lodged against him for not having
a license.
He claimed that he never use.d
these paths and the lav* -would not
hold against one who refused to
pay the tax and did not use the
paths,
Trowbridge way- arrested Wed
nesday by Special Policeman Kelly,
appointed by the bicycle commis
sion, and at the station said he had
the advice of attorneys and would
carry the matter through the courts
If the case against him was pushed.
ADJOURNS TILL MONDAY.
When Judge I'oindoxter adjourn
ed court at noon today It was until
noon of Monday, Instead of 9:30
o'clock, as usual.
Bince The Pre«» called attention of the public to the
flagrant disregard of the school board to the safety of a large
number of little children now attending the McKlnley school, a
genersl expression of surprise has been evoked that such condi
tions should exxist.
The lame excuse of the board, that there are no funds for
additional school buildings, may, or may not. be so; but the
result certainly seems to Indicate thst the school fund has been
put into places where much less needed than It Is In building
st least a temporary structure In O'xler that the children of
the McKinley section would not bs required to cross and r«-
cross railroad tracks.
The counoll recently made so agreement with the Northern
Pacific Railroad company whereby viaducts will be put In on
the dangerous streets, snd in the sgreement a temporary struc
ture is to be completed before the next term of school. This
will help out a whole lot, but n°t snough.
The public demands that a school building be erected on
the block available as the evil will only be partially mitigated
by the construction of viaducts.
hearing the child's story, decided
to send her to her uncle again.
She claims that she ran away on
account of ill treatment.
For two days after she first dis
appeared she lived in f* lo neighbor
hood and was concealed under her
uncle's house, where a girl chum
brotijjht her food and blankets.
When she first made up her mind
to run away, she says, she got
her chum and the two tore away
a part of the porching and then
loosened the foundation' and crept
BAR NAMES
MEN TODAY
When the Judges of the superior
court met en banque this morn
ing for the regular Saturday morn
ing calendar call and rendering of
decisions, the bar association sub
mitted the names of four men as
nominees for the office of Jury com
missioners for the year commenc
ing next Saturday.
The present incumbents, Ethan
Allen and J. M. Jamleson. were
named, fhe other pair being J. F.
Harris arm Huber Rashcrr. The
Judges must make the appointment
j before next Saturday.
SAYS BETTES
HAS ELOPED
j A. Bettes, promoter of the Spc
jkane & Coeur d'Alene Electric line,
'is reported to have eloped from
jTacoma with the wife of Samuol
BUILD ANOTHER SCHOOL.
under the house. Blankets were
then brought so she could sloep
and be protected from the cold at
nights.
She had made up her mind to re
turn to her uncle when, she says,
she overheard a conversation in
which tin I threatened to give her
a whipping if she was found.
Then she crept from under the
house and ran until out of breath.
She knew the Van Ettens at Hill
yard and has since lived with
them.
Harper, a florist. After Bettes dis
appeared, it is claimea, a Mrs. Mol
lie Housed called at the police
station In Tacoma and asked that
Bettes be located because he had
promised to marry her.
Bettes' friends in Spokane dis
claim any knowledge of his where
abouts, but say his family is in
Seattle.
BRYAN MIKES
WITH CROWNS
TROXDIIJEM, June 23—The
king and queen held a levee today,
which special embassies, officials
and many prominent persons at the
coronation attended. American
Ambassador Graves presented W.
J. Bryan and wife, and a number
of other Americans.
INDICT
SCORE
PORTLAND, Ore., June 23—A
total of 20 Indictments was return
ed today by the grand Jury investi
gating Oregon election frauds.
More aro expected.
Officials of the Oregon Water
Power and breweries are among
the indicted.
TO SPEND
MILLIONS
SATs' FRANCISCO, June 23 —Dr.
Devtne of (be Red Cross was select
ed today to head the relief commu
te which will spend millions from
the relief fund. The mayor favors
permanent cottages for refugee*.
FOURTH YEAR, NO. M»6. 2CENTS PER MONTH
KELLEY TIES WORLD'S
SPRINTING RECORD AT
MEET THIS AFTERNOON
At the interstate fair grounds
this afternoon Dan Kelly of Mult
nomah Athletic club tied the
world's record for T/OO yards and
made the distance in 9% seconds,
the time made by Parsons when he
set that mark at the Lewis and
Clark exposition at Portland last
year.
Three Judges caught the time and
the forth went a shade under.
BURGLARS MADE
HIM CLIMB
CHICAGO, June 2.l—James Mur
phy was caught here this morning
after falling through a glass sky
light and suspected of burglary. He
told the police that two men held
him up In an alley and forced him
at the piiint of a revolver to climb
to the roof and attempt to enter
a wholesale liquor house to make
an entry for them.
AN EVEN BREAK
Frank Donaldson, day clerk at
the Hotel Pedicord, was discharged
by Justice Hlnkle In police court
this morning where the case of
assault and battery lodged against
him by Ernest Sargent, tne lawyer,
was threshed out.
Justice Hlnkle decided one was
as much to blame as the other and
dismissed the case.
DEATH CONFIRNED
HIS ADVERTISEMENT
KANSAAS CITY. June 23.—Al
berto Sosati, the Italian band lead
er, died in a hospital today, after
an operation. This week was ad
vertised as Sosatl's "Last Week in
America."
ACQUITTED
WASHINGTON, June 23.—Ex-
State Senator Green of New York
and Willard Doremus, defendants
in the Washington conspiracy post
office scandal, were acquitted this
afternoon.
CRUEL WOMAN
FOUND GUILTY
PEORIA, 111., June 23.—Mrs.
Mary McKinney of Aledo, Illinois,
was found guilty this morning of
torturing Stella Grady, age 16, who
had been committed to the care
of the Children's Home.
BIDS ON BATTLESHIPS
WASHINGTON, June 23.—Bids
were opened at the navy depart
ment today for the construction of
two first class battleships, the
Michigan and the South Carolina.
The bids range close to $4,000,000.
KILL CAPTAIN AND
WOUND HIS WIFE
KEUTCH, June 23—Captain
Sherematieo' of the gendarmes, was
killed on the street today by revo
lutionists and his wife seriously
wounded.
STOLE HIS DIAMONDS.
Since the Are in the Victor block
H hag developed that thieves were
at work during the excitement pre
ceding the arrival of the lire de
partment. Mrs. G. W. H. Taylor
has reported to the police the logs
of a diamond ring, pearl ring and
wedding ring as well as a purse
containing some money.
The house was filled with smoke
when Mrs. Taylor got out over the
Are escape and she thinks that
Immediately after she left the room
the thief entered.
WILL COST $7,000,000
GLASGOW, June 23.—The bat-1
tleship Agammemou, 16,500 tons,
was successfully launched here to
ONE CENT
Robert H. Carey of th© Spokane
Amateur Athletic club was
and Rex Smith of Seattle third.
Carey was only two feet behind the
winner with Smith nearly as cloee.
This was the first event and
gives Multnomah five points, Spo>
kane three and Seattle one.
A good sized crowd U at the
track and the grandstand is filling
up as the afternoon wears along.
ARGUE FOR
NEW TRIAL
A motion for a new trial of the
case of Sarah May Wright versus
the Northern Pacific is being ar
gued between E. M. Cannon, for
the road, and F. C. Robertson, for
the plaintiff, before Judge Huneke
today. On the trial of the ease la
the first Instance Mrs. Wright re
ceived a verdict for $30,000 for the
death of her husband at Wallace,
Idaho.
The court cut this verdict ttf
$20,000. On appeal to the supreme
court the case was sent back to*
a new trial, a verdict for $19,000
resulting.
YOUNG WANTS
TO SETTLE IT
Willard Yottng, accused of forg
ing a check for $100, was arraigned
before Justice Hlnl !e this morning
and the date for hearing set for
June 29.
Young said that his true name
was Brigham Willard Young.
The forged note was passed on
W. M. Morse of this city and pur
ported to be made out by the
Willard company and drawn on the
bank of Conconully, Wash. Young
asked time to communicate with
New York people and said he waa
willing to settle the amount
TO SWEAR
HE'S DEAD
Beciiwe Harry Draper and his
bloodhounds followed the trail of
N. S. Artman of Troy, Mont., to
the waters of the Yakt river, Mr.
Draper has been appealed to by
the widow of the missing man to
make affidavit of what he knows of
the case, In order to Impress upon
an Insurance company the fact ot
Art man's death and thus pave the
way for the receipt by the widow
of life Insurance.
The widow has returned to her
people In Wisconsin and Is depend
ent on them and now desires to
collect the life Insurance.
CHINESE
BAR ALL
(Sorlppc News Association.*
BERLIN, June 23.—Dlplomatifl
circles here have received official
Information of the growth of a
new antl-dynastlc, anti-foreigner
society In China called Tsaill,
which Is determined to form a
democratic government, expel all
missionaries and suppress aliens
from promoting commsree with
China.
day. The vessel will cost $7,000/
000 when completed. She la the
greatest battleship aver built.

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