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JOB EXPOSED A mix up has been uncovered in the contract to sidewalk Sprague avenue from Hilliard street to the trestle, and tbe question now puz sling the board of public works is where to place the responsibility for the condition. The contract for sidewalking was let to Mitchell Brothers, and when the contractors started to work It was found that the retain ing walls along fhe fills on the street were worthless dry walls, which were unstable at best and would not hold up the sidewalk. These walls were supposed to be in good condition, with the excep tion of a few hundred feet. When tbe contractors got to the wall it was found that instead of a few hundred feet being bad the amount was in excess of 1500 feet. tTnder the specifications drawn, the contractor cannot be held to put in this whole amount of wall, and the assessment rolls have been made up. Mitchell Bros, have already put in several hundred dol lars' worth of work on the Im provement, and the question now is whether to make out new rolls and re-advertise for bids or pay for the extra work out of the genera? fund. A proposition is also con sidered to change the plans and place the sidewalk nearer the curb, Which it is thought would relieve the pressure on the shaky walls. The board Is inclined to lay the blame on the engineering depart ment for not ascertaining the con dition of the wall, while .the engi neers state the wall was apparent ly good until It was uncovered. STABBER GOES TO PEN. "Big Ixmie" Rerklund. an Aus trian who, in a drunken brawl back of the Novaria bar on the night of January 16, cut Dana Munizaba with a long knife, was sentenced h* Judge Webster to a term of from one to two years in the peni tentiary this morning. The Aus trian was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and had noth ing to say when given a chance to apeak before sentence was passed upon him. PITTSFORD FOUND GUILTY. After having been out since mid night, a jury in the case Of Yes Pittsford. a soldier charged with 1 larceny from the person, returned ; a verdict of guilty at 10:20 o'clock this morning in Judge Webster's court. Pittsford slipped a $10 bill from Ed Kelly's pocket while the -latter was half paralyzed with drink, according to the findings of the jury. /Chicago V/lothing Company Riverside and Wall The Men's Spring Suits We are showing in abundance of color and style the new spring suits for men. Each suit in the store is carefully tailored, looks just as good as any made to measure garment, and in fact show a little more style. The cloths are cassi meres, worsteds, serges, cheviots, etc., and the leading colors are tans, olives, browns, mouse gray, smoke, and, of course, blue and black. The sizes range from 34 to 46; that means that we can fit any man in the city. We have each line in stouts, slims and regulars. The Prices $15 to $35 A visit from you on Monday will be appre ciated. EIFTB WARD GROWS WEARY WANT COUNCIL TO GET BUSY ON LONG DEFERRED VIA DUCT FOR DIVISION—POST AGAINST 25 PER CENT RECALL. The Fifth Ward Neighborhood club passed a resolution last night urging Its councilmen to crowd with all possible speed the final settlements for the construction of the Division and Washington street viaducts. The resolution states that the district has waited for three years for some favorable action to secure the viaducts, and that it has been put off from time to time, although the plans were finally adopted last fall. Dilatory action has again de layed the matter, and the club urges that these measures be stop ped. Tbe club appeals to Uie city council to brook no further delay, and insisted that Councilmel Os trander and Nelson use all possible diligence to hasten the completion at the earliest date. The club promised the assistance and sup port to the councilmen provided they continued to crowd the mat ter, which they promised to do. Both Mr. Nelson and Mr. Ostran der have been working every day to carry out the plan. The delay has been caused by the O. R. & N., which has not made out Its con tract. On the Division street via duct the Corbin road is to pay a third, the O. R. & N. has been asked to pay a third, the Washing ton Water Power Co. a sixth, and the city the balance. On the Wash ington street structure the O. R. & N. has been asked to pay one-half, the Great Northern a fourth. The absence of Jay P. Graves from the city has prevented the committee from putting before the Graves in terests the proportion the company will be asked to contribute. Both Mr. Ostrander and Mr. Nelson at tended the meeting last night. One of the features of the meet ing was the appearance of Frank T. Post of the charter revision commission before the club and his address advocating the passage of the proposed amendments. Mr. Post, however, took a position against the recall calling for a 25 per cent petition of the voters, and stated he favored a higher percen tage. He was replied to by Coun cilman Ostrander, who favored the substitute measure introduced by Frank Walker, and whhch has re ceived abotit 1200 signatures. Wil liam Matthews then took the floor and sooke in favor of the recall and also in favor of the. initiative and referendum and at the close of his talk secured a large number of signers from the club membership. RALSTON ADVERTISES FOR ENGINEERS City Engineer J. C. Ralston is down in black and white on the matter of importing labor into Spo kane and the proof is now a por tio nof the official records of th* city. A little classified ad in the Engineering Record established the fact although the matter was not made public until this afternoon when the bill with the advertise ment attached was received through the mail, asking that pay ment be made. The advertisement reads as fol lows: "There will be several positions open this yea* in a large city In the Pacific Northwest for young engi neers of ability and some expe rience in municipal construction; applicants must have experience, tact and force in handling inspec tors and contractors and interpret ing specifications; exceptional op portunities to acquire experience in the whole technology of city work; salaries $100 to $120. Address No. 2842, care the Engineering Record." BARNHART UPHOLDS PUGH'S CONTENTION R. M.. Barnhart, who retired from the prosecutor's office two months ago after four years' experience In the work, thinks it is within the rights of the prosecutor to take, shorthand evidence in the grand Jury. Mr. Barnhart conducted the in vestigations of the last grand jury four years ago and installed a sten ographer in the grand jury by the consent of Judge Poindexter, over the protest of some interested per sona. Afterward Mr. Barnhart said some of the indictments were quashed because of the stenograph er being present, but this was of no effect because the accused were Im mediately rearrested on informa tions. Tbe stenographic report served to give the state the evi dence. WANTED PARTY TO "BUY ONE-HALF IN TEREST AND TAKE ACTIVE PART IN WELL ESTABLISHED MEAT, GROCERY AKp DELICA TESSEN BUSINESS. NONE BUT MAN CAPABLE TO TAKE ACT IVE PART NEED APPLY. AD DRESS 8 2, PRESS OFFICE. ' '-v -• rJ ■ a i NEWSPAPER YANKED OUT AN UNWORTHY MAYOR LOS ANGELES, March 13.—Mu nicipal affairs of this city are more muddled today than ever as the re sult of the resignation of Mayor Harper, against whom a recall elec tion was called. Adherents of George Alexander, a candidate, con tend Harper's successor to be ai* pointed by the city council Monday; can only remain in office until March 26, when the recall election occurs. Opponents hold the elec tion is vitiated by Harper's resig nation. . Harper, who at the time of Ifls GRAND JURY USELESS UNLESS RECORD IS MADE OF EVIDENCE (Continued from page 1) deposited with Grand Juror Blge low, a§ clerk. The court ordered the notes brought before him. This ended the discussion be tween the court and the prosecut ing attorney. The grand jury was then brought into court and given the special instruction agreed upon yesterday, barring the prosecutor or his assistants from taking any verbatim stenographic notes of the evidence. Grand Jury Request Denied. The court defined the duties of the prosecutor in the grand Jury room to be the examination of wit nesses, the giving of legal advice to the members of the grand jury and the framing of the Indictments to be returned —and nothing more. He said the prosecutor could take brief notes of the evidence in long hand for his own information, but that the clerk of the grand jury was the proper person to take the testimony. This clerk, the court held, could take the evidence in shorthand were he capable. The court asked the grarid jury to call upon the prosecutor to cease should he attempt to take the evi dence in shorthand, and if he then persisted to report the matter to the court. This instruction. Judge Huneke said, answered the appeal made to the court yesterday by the grand jury, that the prosecutor or hts deputy be permitted to take the evidence In shorthand. Pugh Stands Pat. Prosecutor Pugh asked that the portion of the instructions relating to the duties of the prosecutor in the grand jury room be stricken out, as the same was wholly with' out the province of the court. Pugh said he did not recognize the right of the court to instruct the prose cutor as to his duties in the grand jury room, as the same was cov ered by statute. An exception to the court's instruction was granted. Judge Huneke said that he had heard both sides at great length and had consulted with the other judges of the court, and that his findings had unanimously been con curred in by them. CALVARY BAPTIST. Third, near Stevens, pastor J. Gordon McPherson—Sermon at 11, "The Power of Love." Young peo ple's meeting 7 p. m. Rev. E. E. Sims, who assisted in the revival, will preach hl 8 farewt-11 at 8 p. m. BA ITI WIHQ 17 Everything home cooked and on T\La 1 IIYIVSIxJLj the counter, where you can se ri A ID V I ITXT/TI lect for yourself. Location. U2 UAIKI LUWLII Wall, north of Riverside. Open from « a. m. until 12:30 a. m. TVlsa PFISTFR Vocallate-Mls. Clarke, * ItC M, A lkJ A JJLjAV Miss Wilson, Miss Bishop This Afternoon & Evening Lunch served. TLJC DI IAI T Lunch, 11 to 2; dinner, 5t07:30. *1 LJ 01 «l V/ \J We serve chop suey, noodles, hot V.sf 2mi t c „ tamales, chili con earns, sand- wiches, etc., from 8 p. m. tola. m. 7V6 Wall. Look for lunch sate. CAFE IMPERIAL- Merchants' Lunch, 11:30 to 2t30, Also a la Carte COLUMBIA BLDG. , FIRST AND HOWARD DID YOU EVER try to get hot water to TAKE A BATH and find it was only lukewarm? If you had one of our gas water heaters you would not have found the above conditions existing. SpoKane Falls Gas Light Co. ■AM MtfM i-HE SPOKANfF*«BB, SATURDAY; MARCH fS resignation acknowledgdjLfjnJ| writ ing that be abdicated hJBTMfce up on demand of H. Cro&worthy, representing the Los Angeles Rec ord, has gone into the country with his family. f> The Record, in explaining Why it recalled Harper, says thai after a quiet investigation into his private life, it is convinced he is not the proper man to sit In- the Chair- The Evening Express, one ot tbe lead ing organs ot the recallers* stated last night It possessed stmlhjp infor mation concerning HMperJgTffflcial » ctß - • ...^— l POOR OLD WOMAN LOST. Katrina Fristad, a feebte old lady who cannot remember where she came from or where she want ed to go was picked, op by the po lice at the Northern Pa/efjScr-depot this afternoon. It is learned from letters found in her .possession that she has relatives living a\. Green acres and a son In law" sjt -Rath drum, Idaho. She came from Lorea, Wash., last night. COAL MAXWELL 93, »- v ROCK SPRINGS s BEAR CREEK iflffi CANADA WElf^ ACME a* LILLE WOOD BY RICK OrVWOM) Great Western! Fuel Company MILL WObD . FOR SALE,, JOHNSON SHINGLE CO. , ATLANTIC AND CATALDO PHONE MAXWELL 1172 I Lump Coal $7.50 DELIVERCO Best furnace- coal on the market NELSON COAL A WOOJJLCO. CALL MAX. 1M HAVE YOUR SHOES REPAIRED IN THE NEW WAY. Women* half aoles tewed for SOe Men'e half aoles sewed f0r.,..75e Phone 1536 snd we will call for snd deliver your repairing. LE CLAIRE SHOE CO. WILL ENJOIN CITY. Notice has been served on the city that Jennie Lane intends to start proceedings to enjoin the city from improving Spokane street across property claimed by her be tween Sprague and First avenues. In view of the pending suit Cor poration Counsel Hamblen has ad vised the council to defer any ac tion on the Improvement of Spo kane street from Sprague to Thirtt avenue. The Vogue Spokane's Greatest Millinery Store. Trimmed Millinery Spokane ladies al ways come to the Vogue for the *nost stylish hats. Tonight we will have some extra good values for you. Smart hats, cleverly trimmed, late styles; shown in all fashionable colors; a splendid assortment to choose from. SATURDAY SALE PRICE $5.00 917 RIVERSIDE AYE. Opposite the New "Postofflce. "Paint Up" Season Is Here PHONE 60 OR 412 for the best in Paint Material Spokane Paint & Oil Company R. 8. Oakley A Co., Props., Paints, Wall Paper Glass Doors, In terior Finish and Building Material Madison St. and N. P. Rjr. Suggestions for the Season Are Shaweco GARDEN TOOLS GARDEN HOSE. LAWN SPRINKLERS PRUNING SHEARS PRUNING KNIVES BASE BALL GOODB FOR EVERYBODY THEN COMES FISHING TACKLE AND A HUNDRED OTHER THINGS FOR YOUR PLEASURE. Shaw-Wells Co. 330 MAIN AVENUE. OPEN TONIGHT. From 6:30 to 9:30 Tonight Bleached Muslin at 9c a Yard OUR regular 12y 2 c quality—soft finish—36 inches wide- Thin price is good for three hours; 12 yards to a customer. A_ Yard, . . UC 7c Shirting Calico at 5c a Yard Staple dots, checks and ringer—2o holts to sell you, yard 6c 19c Dust Pans for 9c £*O.VERED japanned Dust Pans, with their round han dles riveted on. Regular price, 19c. Tonight's sale A price aJC 50c Perfumes for 19c DURAND'S triple extract Per fumes will sell tonight at iraich less than half regular. Vio let, white rose, lily of the valley, oral) apple and lilac odors. This price is good just from 10j» ():.?() to 9:30. Ounce 15JC $1.25 Kimonos, 79c MANY different kinds of short Kimonos and Dress ing Sacques are in this Saturday evening lot at the bargain price. There are light and dark colors, some are fitted around the waist —others are l6ose —they are trimmed with Persian or plain bands. Tbe us ual price on every one is $1.25. The sale price tonight £" 79c LISTEN Ladies and gentlemen, with your kind attention we will now tell you about Owl Creek coal. Jt has very little ash. It is a lasting coal. It contains wonderful heat It is a clean coal. And numerous other good quali ties which we will explain to you if you will call Ma4u 695. Standard Fuel & Ice Co. ••• [~ SHOEL 5 WITH IMPERISHABLE 50LE5 NEW ones FREE IF THEY WEAR OUT □ avisShoeCq. 114 Post st.| This guarantee good six months. It means dollars saved on footwear. Try them. LOTS IN DEAUTIFUL Spring Hill Addition $273 to $400. Sea J. W. OSBORNE $17 Rookery Building. WANTED The public to know we do the best plumbing and heating work In Spokane at a minimum cost. F. J. LOVE 5206 Bernard. Main 5499. Wanted at Once A second-hand 12 foot counter about 3V4 feet high. Phone 469 Mam [Powell's REMEDY Cures Indigestion, Catarrh of the Stomach, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Diarrhoea, etc. Nothing on the market like it. Something new and harmless. Uy all druggists, or phone Main 2127. A.H.POWELL, I MFC. CHtMIiT JIOI, 2MD AVt. SPOKAMt YiASrt.h THE WONDER WOOD North Monroe Wood Yard, Au gusta and Monroe. Phro* Max well 3249. » Odds & Ends —in— Door Locks t Some choice ones All good Prices Each 20c and up Remnants of all Builders' Hard ware on sale at less than factory cost • Open to-night until 10 o'clock Hacker, He & Price Price Hackers \ Sl7 Sprague Avenue Next to Oreenough Bros. Up to $1.25 Waists, 79c LINGER IE Waists, with pretty embroidered fronts or tucked fronts —high collars—some with bishop sleeves, others with long fitted sleeves and pointed cuffs. Values are up to $1.25. 70s* The sale price wHI be I s/C Silk Petticoats, $4.98 When the values are up to $7.50! It is a splendid assortment —taffeta silk Skirts in navy, brown, tans, greens, grays, car dinal, black. And they are nicely made—with gored tops and deep flounces—some corded and some with small ruffles. Splendid val ues at $7.50, but the saled» A AO price tonight is eplse/O Orchestra Concert from 7:00 to 9:30 Tonight. .*. Come! EGOS. _____ ■EGGS for setting; B. Mtnorca>rV. Leghorn, B. "Rocks. Phone M. 9163, E417 Rich aye.