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ORDERED TO SHOOT TO KILL (By United Press.) PITTSBURG, Ang. 19.—Five picket boats loaded with striking employes of tiie Pressed Steel Car Co. today are patrolling the river to give alarm should further attempts to bring in strikebreakers be made. The state constabulary is surround ing the plant, with orders to shoot to kill at the first sign of disorder. A number of strikebreakers have deserted to the strikers. THAW CANT SMOKE OR HAVE LIGHTS (By United Press.) * FISHKILL LANDING. N. V.. Aug. 19. —Privileges suggested by Jus tice Mills at the recent investiga tion into Harry Thaw's sanity have been denied by officials of the Mat teawan asylum. Thaw is denied the privilege of smoking. He cannot have a light ni his room, and must retire at the same hour as the other inmates. Justice Mills, although ruling Harry Thaw is Insane, sug gested that he be allowed several privileges. MUNICIPAL PAVING In response to the order of the city council, the board of public works has addressed communica tions to various cities in search of information on the question of mu nicipal paving. San Francisco. Salt Lake and Tacoma are engaged in municipal paving and San Fran cisco reports that there is a saving of 25 per cent. An estimate of the cost of installing a paving plant will be made by the city engineer's office. One paving contractor, H. L. Lilienthal. thinking that the city may go into the .business, has in formed the board 'of public works that he will gladly sell his plant to the city at its appraised value. CONSERVATION IS THE HIGHEST PLANE OF DUTY ♦ (By United Press) ♦ DENVER, Aug. 19— Forester Pinchot in an addresse today said in part: "That national duty lies in tbe direction of conservation there can be no doubt. 1 can con ceive of no higher plane of duty than to conserve natural resources along the lines of the Roosevelt policies. To these policies I am. committed. These policies: if fol lowed, will not only keep the pres ent forests, but give us lumber when we need it most." WILL DEMAND TERMINAL RATES Councilman Ostrander announced today that when the Milwaukee franchise comes before the city council he will Insist that a clause ,be inserted demanding terminal rates for Spokane. He has a mo tion pending for the insertion of a similar clause in the franchise of the North Coast, which comes up again on September 13. Ostrander says that if his point is illegal, as claimed by some of the railroad lawyers, it will not hurt the companies. Under his contention is shown to be illegal he will insist that it go into both franchises. TO DISCUSS DES MOINES PLAN The Dcs Moines plan of govern ment has been selected as the question for debate among the hi;;h schools of the state during the coming school year. As selected by State Superin tendent Dewey, the question reads: "Resolved, that cities of the north west containing 50,000 in habitants or more should institute a commis sion form of government modeled after the plan of Dcs Moines; pro vided, that the negative shall pro pom PO other form of commission government." BIDS FOR STANDPIPES Bids on the four new standpipes and the reservoir ordered by the city council as part of (he water extensions will be received by the board of public works next Wed nesday, August 2"). at 2 p. m. The bids call for the completion of the standpipes by November 25, 1!)09., and the completion of the reservoir by June 1, 1910. P*4 SWEETHEARTS OF 50 ' YEARS AGO ARE WED SANDUSKY, 0., Aug. 18.— George C. Gettings, age 73 and \lrs. Armena A. Ray, age 74, who were sweethearts 50 years ago, were married Friday. ' Their first courtship ended when they became separated. They met near Sandusky recently and their old love revived. THIS PRISONER HAD A HUNCH THAT IT WAS UNLUCKY; JUDGE AGREED (By United Press) SAN FRANCIBCO, Aug. 19 — "This is Friday, the 13th. No court for me today," said Thomas Regan, when he came to In the city prison last Friday and found that he had been arrest ed on a charge of drunkenness. "Oh, yes you will," retorted Keeper Coogan, but despite the efforts of Coogan and all the court bailiffs, Regan hung onto his cell bars and Police Judge Shortall was forced to hold court In the city prison. "WTiy did you not appear upstairs?" asked the judge. "Why, today's too unlucky to transact any 'business in court," answered Regan. "You bet It Is, but It's more unlucky to bring the court to you. Six months for you." NO TRIFLING WITH D. CUPID, ESQUIRE Little One Had Something U Put your finger on the hot stove and it gets burned. Attempt to trifle with Dan Cupid and you get stung, for love finds a way. Since the prolonged discussion over the legality of marriages per formed in Vancouver or other points outside the United States borders, the wily matchmaker has been hard at work and, trust him, he's found a way. Marriages performed in foreign countries are legal, without ques tion, provided they are witnessed NEXT COMES DIVORCE Pair of Chimpanzees Formally Mar ried Amid a Shower of Rice and Peanuts. Special Correspondence to The Press LOGANSPORT, Ind., Aug. 19 — A pretty little social event which engaged the attention of a select set. here was the nuptials of Julia Kruger and Master Tony of Orr ville, O. It was not an elopement, but there was a good deal of ro mance connected with the affair. The contracting parties are chimpanzees owned by a banker of their home town, and they came here to avail themselves of the services of a well known magis trate, in the presence of 200 peo ple the words were spoken that made one chimpanzee of two. After the ceremony Master Tony slipped the squire a crisp $5 bill. Then the happy couple were showered with rice and peanuts, of which they partook with great relish. $500 EVERY TIME HE BEATS THE CUBS Pitcher Lew Moren of the Philadelphia Nationals, credit ed with getting a check for $100 from his father for every game he wins, announces that "dad" stopped payment after the son had won eight games. Lew's father, who is a Pittsburg millionaire and also an ardent supporter of the Pirates, has made him a new offer, proposing to give him $500 every time he beats the Cubs, thus helping the Pirates along. Curios. Burnt Leather Souvenirs. Indian Moccasins. Post Cards. Solid Gold Rings and Jewelry. Everybody visits the MUSEUM Watch repairing, ring setting and engraving. Don't worry, we can fix It. The Taft Shoe The Fall Styles Now Ready ■ * 614 Riverside Aye. p His Sleeve and Sprung It. by the American consulate, and, bless your soul, he has to be there on the job, and It doesn't cost you anything, either. The law provides for It. Then a certificate of the marriage is sent by the consulate to Washington, D. C, and filed in the United States registry office, and there's no getting married over again some few years later, when you suddenly find, as is sometimes the case, that although you thought you were properly hitched all the time, you were sadly mistaken un der the law. HIGH SCHOOL APPOINTMENTS Miss Florence Hall of Milwaukee has been appointed English teacher at the South Central high school to succeed Mrs. Louisa Patterson. The school board is receiving numerous applications for the position of principal of the North Central •high school. A selection will be made within a few days. Buy These Pianos at a Reduction The warehouse clearance sale of pianos has placed on sale some of the finest offers ever quoted at Eilers. Some are brand new, odd styles of highest grade pianos; some slightly used or rented stock, jWe have priced them $123 to $220 j below regular figures and offer j them on very easy terms of pay -1 ment. | Our money back, guaranteed ex ] change agreement goes with each one. HINZE Was |325, now #218 EILERS BROS. Was $450. now 8298 STORY & CLARK Was $501), now 8310 SMITH & BARNES Was $450, now 8327 HADDORFF Was $500, now 8395 KIMBALL Was $550, now 8435 STEINWAY Was $GOO, now $430 AUTOPIANO Was $750, now $550 OTHER PIANOS AT $156, $196. $208, Etc. Pay as little as $1.5 down and the balance at $7, $8, $10 or more per month. Corner Sprague and Post G. A. Heidinger, Mgr. Financial Indepen dence 253 River side Very few of us can ever be financially inde pendent except by saving. But we can all acquire a competence with a little self denial. A saving ac count, even though small at first, will grow rapidly if regular deposits are made. It will show a gratifying balance in a short time, and if the say ings plan is persisted in, will soon lead to complete independence. Start an account with this bank by depositing one dollar and securing a book. Union Trust Co. OF SPOKANE The Marble Dank Bid- _J3B*tfOK«UfE PUS* THURSDAY, AUGUST » CITY NEWS Tomorrow is ths Isst day for play ing water rents in the Second dis trict, comprising all that part of the city west of Division and south of the river, without paying a pen alty of 50 cents. Seven years of tongue lashing Is all that Loren A. Lewis thinks that he can stand, hence he has begun an action to sever the ties that bind him to Florence Lewis. They were married in Alliance, Neb., nine years ago. J. E. Carpenter, EIBO4 Bharpe, permitted his cow and chickens to run at large and devour the garden of Harry McDermott, his neighbor, while the latter was away on a vacation. Justice Hyde assessed a fine of $5 for violating the city ordinance on stock running at large. 8. S. Brew, superintendent of the Spokane county fish hatchery, has sent an exhibit of 900 fish of nine different varieties to the Seattle fair to be exhibited in the Spokane county building. The fish were caught in Newman lake. Roy Mace, a Great Northern brakeman, is at the Sacred Heart hospital with a crushed foot, re ceived in coupling cars last night at Wilson Creek. The Great Northern railway has appointed L. F. Chester, formerly attorney for the Tacoma Railway & Power Co., as temporary head counsel at Spokane, to fill the posi tion formerly held by Judge Gor don. Charged with failure to observe the health rules in the conduct at the Cannonball restaurant, 519 Front avenue, William Taylor has been placed under arrest on the complaint of J. A. Henderson,] a health Inspector. It is alleged t»at he permitted decayed food to llle; around his kitchen. A meeting of the Sunday school superintendents of the city will pel held Friday night at the Y. M. iC. A. to further discuss the union Sun day school association. Mrs. Mac Poe, colored, 244 Frdnt avenue, resented the appellation! of "nigger" given by Mrs. Minjiie Rossi, 246 Front avenue, and (se cured a revolver with which sue threatened, it is charged, to do Mrs. Rossi bodily harm. She was iar rested. Mrs. Poe admits calijng Mrs. Rossi "Irish," but denies any threat to shoot her. Mrs. Rossi is Irish, but her husband is Italian. A party of Minnesota men who have been in Spokane for some days, it is reported, has closed a deal for a large body of land in the Horse Heaven country on the Columbia river at a cost of about $1,000,000. The Minnesota syndi cate is organized under the title of the Commercial Orchard Land Co. In the presence of about 200 guests, Miss Mabel Cartwright and Delmar Belt were united in mar riage yesterday afternoon at the Vincent M. B. church by the Rev. C. O. Kimball, the pastor. A wed ding supper was served at the bride's home, 1724 Indiana, after the ceremony. Secretly married in April of last year, Lillian Penfield has been granted a divorce from Arthur E. Penfield, club man of Spokane. Mrs. Penfield was restored to her maiden name of Lillian Moore. Her home is in Walla Walla. J. C. White of Coeur d'Alene, manager of the Red Collar line, says that there are quarter sec tions on the Coeur d'Alene reserva tion that will produce 7,000,000 feet of lumber. The mail of the Red Collar company is flooded with inquiries from people who have drawn allotments and seek to be located. A summer home on Hayden lake to cost $8000 Is being erected by THE PRICE OFT JERSEY MILK HAS ADVANCED, BUT— We arc selling Jersey)'bond, in any shape, style and quantity desired. The goods we handle is "embalmed" with a flexibility that gives the paper tone and durabil ity, and the merchant, professional man, contractor or general hustler who places his order for printing with us gets pure cream for his money without an advance in price. If, however, a "skimmed-milk" grade of printing is wanted we can also supply it on short notice. Phone Main 1505. f". Lewis Clark on AO sores oppo- Kite the Bosanta tavern, on which c has taken s 30 year leas*. Judge Jacob Trleber of the fed- Aral court of the eastern district e Arkansas is visiting Colonel E. . Jones in Spokane. Judge Trleber |s greatly Impressed with the In land Empire and pronounces It the «Jand of opportunity. . Dams Nicotine, In the form of ( the prohibited cigaret, caused an other victim to grieve. Harry Spekman, a railroad man, was ar rested by Detectives Burns and Thompson. A package of cigaret papers and the "makin's" are held in evidence against him. After an all day search for $2000 worth of valuables stolen by porch climbers from the residence of R. Insinger, 2623 Maxwell avenue, the police are no closer to a capture of the burglars than when they started. A. P. Mitchell, 20, arrested for burglarizing the home of S. E. Smith. 5512 McClelan street, has been bound over to the superior court, bond being fixed at |5,000. Mitchell has twice been convicted of burglary. IF a SHOE isn't * comfortable you don't want it at any price. Because every moment you wear it will be a moment of torture, and life is too short to stand for any discomfort that is unncessary. but there is a shoe that is absolutely per fect fitting, and That is the REGAL It is absolutely perfect fit ting, for the reason that it is made in 14 sizes, and it is the only shoe in the world that is. Of course, this makes it necessary for us to carry a lot more shoes to have a com plete assortment than the ordinary manufacturer, but we are determined to make the REGAL the MOST SAT ISFACTORY SHOE in the world, and the way our busi ness is growing by leaps and hounds we must he doing it. The prices are extremely moderate —$3.59, $4 and $5. Regal Shoe Store CROW PRINTING CO. 313 N. Washington. A. P. MITCHELL HELD 522 Riverside "I LOVE MY LOVER AND FATHER, TOO' NEW YORK GIRL TAKES HER FIANCE BEFORE JUDGE BE CAUSE HE WAS BAD (By United Press.) NEW YORK. Aug. 19.—Cella Barshak, age 20, appeared in Es sex Market court yesterday against her sweetheart, Jacob Bennett, whom she charged with abusing her father. "I love Mr. Bennett, but I love my father, too," Miss Barshak told Magistrate Cornell. She said Bennett called at her bouse and quarreled with her iather, and, when she remon strated he threatened to strike her. "What Is the young man to you?" asked the magistrate. "He has been- keeping company with me for two years, and we hope to be married," she replied proudly. "He Is a splendid young man, works hard all the time, and I'm sorry this has occurred." "What do you want me to do with him?" "Nothing, judge, please, except to ask him to let my father alone." "It's all the fault of her father," said Bennett. "I've never missed a night in calling on Miss Barshak in two years, and I even gave her all my salary to put in the bank PHONE, MAIN 2346 COAL SLAB WOOD. SAND. GRAVEL. 220 POST STREET ONLY ONE DOLLAR $1.00 Another, and the last for 1909, of our Original Dollar Sales will begin Friday, 9 A.M., and, as usual, exceptional bar gains have been provided for all who come. Our Dollar Sales are so well known for their great value giving that an announcement of the date is about all that is necessary to crowd our salesrooms with eager buyers. See our West Windows for Linen Suits, Shirts, Silk and Lingerie Shirt Waists, Kimonos, Petticoats, Trimmed Hats. Two Piece Combination Suits, Children's Dresses, etc., etc., all for $1.00 each. Be on hand promptly at 9 A. ML Friday and get your share of the good things that will be distributed. "Values are up to $10.00." Bartlett-Carver Co. Riverside Avenue bet. Post and Lincoln each week. Her father, however, drinks and won't work, and I got tired of it and called him to ac count." "I'll let you go with a reprimand. You young people must not spoil your lives by bothering about the father," remarked the magistrate. They thanked the Judge and de parted, hand in hand. SHOOTS HUBBY WHO DIDN'T LIKE THEATRE I (By United Press.) ALTANTA, Ga., Aug. 19.—Be cause he refused to take her to the theater, Mrs. C. C. Downs fired WOOD FRIDAY, 9 A.M. "Gas Solves the Problem" OF ECONOMY By actual test it has been shown that it costs less to use gas for cooking than any other fuel. It therefore behooves you to get a gas range, and get it quick. Spokane Falls Gas Light Co. $1.00 two shots st her husband, she test the police. Neither took effect. Mrs. Downs was formerly on th* stage. She said she repeatedly asked her husband to take her to a performance, and that his nu merous refusals caused her to take drastic action. HEN PECKED HUBBIES PLEASE TAKE HOPE CLEVELAND, Aug. 19.— Dish washing ia not part of the duties of a husband, Po lice Judge McOannon ruled. Harry Cohen was in court charged with beating his wife. Harry said his wife started the fight when he refused to wash tbe dishes and clean up the house. He said he did not beat, but only defended him self. Judge McGannon dis charged Cohen.