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ONE CENT IN CITY. ON TRAINS, FIVE CENTS. PUMPS INJUNCTION DISSOLVED CITY CAN NOW 60 AHEAD WITH CONTRACT Tlio city is now at liberty to go ahead and build the three new pumps to be added as part of the extensions to the water system, even Chough the pumps will cost $1000 more than they eon Id be bought for from a lower bidder. In a decision rendered today in the superior court Judge Webster held the injunction suit filed by the Mo ran Engineering company tying up the pump contract did not state a cause of action sufficient to constitute a case and dismissed the injunction. The Moral) Engineering company, represented by At torney S. 11. Stern, contested the awarding of the contract on the ground that their bid was $1000 lower than the one aeeepted, that of the Allis-Chalmers company, which is around $3.1,000. Attorney Stern announced this afternoon that he will stand on the ruling of .lodge Webster and appeal the case to the supreme court. He will not, however, tie up the city's hands during the appeal and will permit the board of public works to go ahead with the pump work if it is willing to abide the consequences. At the city hall this afternoon it was announced that the building of the pumps will now go ahead and that they should be in place before the dry weal her of next summer. LATEST FINANCIAL NEWS Furnished to the Night Edition by Walter J. Nicholls A Co., Brokers. NEW YORK STOCKS. NEW YORK, Jan. 11 —Important liquidation was again conducted during today's session and was ab sorbed mainly by the shorts. In fact, the demand of the latter was about the only factor which tended to sustain the list, eltarish senti ment may perhaps become too gen eral and cause the temporary over sold condition in the market, with a resultant rally,-but we see noth ing in the situation to warrant changing the opinion recently Ox pressed and stocks should be liqui dated around present levels. BOSTON COPPER. in >S I'lKn, .inn. il. i lie siutrp an vance In hake occupieiV the entire attention in the local market today. The stock opened at SO and ad vanced with practically no decline to 00, closing there. GiroUX was active at 12 1-8 to 12 1-4, but was unable to advance owing to the large amount of stock offered for sale at 12 1-4 from New- York. Copper Hange was compara tively quiet, but one house stood ready to take all the stock offered at S4 . The weakness of Kast Hut to Is accounted for by the fact that a great many people are selling Kast Butte and changing it into Giroux, at least 3000 or 4000 shares havivng been changed the past week. CHICAGO GRAIN. CHICAOO ( •lan. 11.—Wheat- Bears in wheat made little head way for the day. Certain strong in terests in the trade having an nounced their bearish views, pro ceeded at the opening today to make a selling demonstration, This was followed by a group of private wire houses and the May price was put back to 11.12 7-S ami July to $1.02 :M. An hour later there was a rally. The fight lac ill the session was around $1,13 and $1,03 for those months, and last The Only American Wounded in the Nicaraugua Trouble BIAIEFIELDB, Nicaragua, Jan. U. This is a photograph of Jamea Branchfteld of uismnrck, N. D.. lying on a cot in the Red cross hospital at filucfielils. There are the holes of three Maxim gun builds in him, yel James is rather proud of his distinction of being the only American to be wounded In the Nicaraguan affair. 'i owned part of a mine new Reereo," Brgnclifield told Richard Taylor, the New York newspaper man, who took this photograph lor the l)ail>t [Mess. "When trouble began I \enl with khirada, under Oeneral Hena. in the battle of Reereo I fe'»F a blow as ir a club nan hit me In the. stomach, and down 1 went. 1 fell in the thick brush and nobody found me. After I had lain there all night 1 fell a little stronger In thl morning, and crawled a mile to the river, where I halted a pas. lng boat. "That was the only battle I was ever in and it's the only one 1 ever want to be in. "Still, mining in Nicaragua Is better than raising wheat in North Dakota, even if you do have to shoot to protect your mine now and then. They UHed to have to rhoot to protect their wheat fields and lierds from Indians in North Dakota. A man has to fight for his rights in every new country, and that's what 1 was'doing." prices a fraction over the figures named. Liverpool changed front today, coming 1 to 1 !4d lower, and t-fie chief cause appeared to be a period of general realizing on the part of holders caused by cheaper LaPlata offerings. The English trade also anticipated the heavy increase of over four millions in the European visible supply. Corn—With all the powerful bear interests in this local corn trade there appears to be no headway in forcing a permanent decline. Prices recovered quickly from an early dip yesterday. They showed less de cline this morning under selling pressure and a stronger advance fol lowed. Oats —Receipts continue light. Cash market ruled firm. Shipping sales at close wore 100,(100 bushels. Cash houses ami commission people took the offerings on any early dip. Provisions—Packers have discov ered that there Is a suply of hogs in the country when the price the past week started larger movement. Selling of the product this morning was led by packers because of the evidence of larger hog supply. Prlees are 10 cents off at yarns. Fairly good recovery In all prod ucts took place at the dose, led by lard. SKIPPER IS WASHED INTOSEA (By United Press) PORT TOWNSEND, Wash., Jan. 11.—Captain Alexander Anderson of tne schooner Robert Lewers, (which is in pert today after a voy age of 23 days from Honolulu, re . ports that Captain E. R. Under wood was washed overboard and drowned, while the vessel was out ward bound for the Hawaiian port. Captain Anderson, was mate of the Lewers at the time. LOIS OF GIRLS OUT OF IRK Scene at Woman's Guild De scribed by Press' Spe cial Writer. GIRLS WANT TO WORK Many Married Women Ap plying for Work This Winter. BY PARA DALTON Mrs. Louise Crosby, manager of the Women's domestic Guild, is be ing kept busy these days answering the calls of many unemployed girls and women, who are looking for work, and in the supplying the demand for competent help. "it teems to me,' satd Mrs. Croß by yesterday, "that there has been more applicants for positions this winter than during any previous winter in the five years 1 have been in the business. There is a continual line of callers from morn ing until evening, among whom are girls 11 years of age. who have been thrown upon their own re sources and seek the aid of the guild and those who have become aged and careworn Who are will ing to accept most any kind of em ploymeat. "This year especially," said Mrs. Crosby, "so many married women have applied for work. Their hus bands are out of employment or are ill and as a last resort they have been forced to work at most any thing to make a livelihood. "The greatest demand is for do mestics, and a number of girls and women of education and refine ment, those who have held posi tions as school teachers and com potent office help have been forced to aeeept the temporary situations as domestics In various homes and hotels. "Bach case," continued Mrs. Cros by, "is carefully considered and we always make it ;yi object to hel]i ihose who are most deserving as far as it is possible. In a number of cases girls have been given posi tions without the payment of the usual fee. There are always stand ing orders for girls to do house work, so we don't charge a fee for these positions and .we generally have registered a good class of home help." Mrs. Crosby concluded by saying that by March then would be plen ty of positions to be had and that by .lune the demand for help would be greater than the supply. If only this dull winter season can be closed without much suffering. RAILROADS HOI TAXED ON EQUITY RESERVATIONS AS TO MIN ERAL RIGHTS IN LANDS SOLD HAVE ESCAPED JUST TAX ATION. TAX MEN SEE POINT CONTINUE DELIBERATIONS HERE—GALBRAITH IS PRESI DENT. The railroad reservations of mineral lands, which escape taxa tion and prevent purchasers from securing a clear title to their prop erty, came in for a general discus sion at the hands of the state as sessors this morning. Thomas A. Parrish, a member of the state tax commission, brought the matter to the attention.of the officials in his address on "Unsurveyed Lands and Other Property Escaping Taxation." According to Assessor It. V. Rallaback oj Pierce County, who (Continued on Pace Two.) DEAD FROM EATING DINING CAR FOOD SVI.KM, Ore., .Ton. 11- Colon. 1 L, k. Page, who came to this city from Ida county, lowa, about 10 yean ago, a large property owner an I one of the fouadi is of tin United States National bank, died at h'.a home this morning from the •ffe£tj of ptomaine poisoning, occa sioned by eating canned food on a dining car on his recent trip from the cast. THE... NIGHfPINK SPOKANE WASHINGTON, V JANUARY 11, 1910 AUR WRECKED IN HEAVY FALL (By United Press) • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, —The first attempt at fly ing a monplane in America was made at noon by Mas son, in one of Paulhan's air craft, and resulted in a total destruction of the plane, i Afte it wo or three at tempted flights Masson fin ally succeeded in getting the craft up as high as ,'SO feet, when the engine suddenly went down and the bird-like craft fell heavily to the ground. The wheel in front was torn completely off, the main wooden truss snapped and the steel frame was buckled so badly that it will necessitate a new craft be 'Ug made. In a second effort to fly, Masson came to earth, and when within five feet of the ground jumped out, falling on his face an dgetting a had shaking up. INLAND LOCAL RATE RAISE WILL HAVE fit EFFECT c »..( ™ i-< Will Retard Suburban Developement and Keep Thousands in the City During Hot Summer Days. JAMES J. HILL'S well-known disposition to demand a full pound of flesh in dealing with Spokane has again manifested itself in the raise of passenger rates on the Coeur d'Alene branch of the Inland, which recently pass ed into the control of Hill. The raise, which becomes effect-j fve February 1. means an increase of from 40 to nearly 60 per cent In the fares, with no reduction for. round trip tickets. The new fares! are based on a general flat rate of I 2 1-2 cents per mile, worked out so' that the fare will end in the even, nickel, to avoid the use of pennies. I In this arrangement Hill shows, as in the case of Greenacres, his tendency to take the long end of the bargain in making change. Greenacres figures t>7 cents for the round trip at 13.33 miles, yet the new tariff makes the rate 70 cents, giving Hill the odd 3 cents change. Formerly the rates were figured on a general basis of 1 1-2 cents per mile. The new rates will hit the Spo kane valley hard. are many who invested in smau country places at Greenacres and other points along the line who work in Spokane for a livelihood or visit their tracts once or twice a week. These places wore bought and im proved on the belief that the rea sonable fares thai had prevailed for years would continue, but now It Is (Continued on Page Two.) DOGGED HIS STEPS UNTIL MARRIED HER STRANGE STORY GIVEN OUT IN FERRY COUNTY DIVORCE CASE—"SIX SHOOTER" KATE" BLAMED. One of the most peculiar court ships ever brought to light was dis closed in an affidavit filed with the county clerk this morning by An drew Fromnerz, who has been granted a change of venue to Ferry county inthe divorce proceedings iiy stltuted by his wife, Mabel F rom herr. According to the man s story, ge AVIATOR PATTJTAN ttrtpi the woman Into bis home near Keaiublio when she was wandering abpjjt the woods at 10 o'clock at njSnt. She refused to leave him, so*he left home. She followed him to\"ii)e lime kilns where he was at work, proposed to him and after refusals sought a Republic lawrejy G. V. Alexander by name, audrthroatoned Fromherz with suit for-breach of promise unless he married her. 'the couple were finally married, bi^'"Six Shooter Kate," the name by which the woman is known, dram him from the house, accord ing t» the affidavit of a neighbor, arm 'forced him to sleep in a hut without windows throughout the Winter, deserting him w hen his feet w»re frozen and a sojourn in a hos pitul was necessary. SPOKANE'S VIEW OF PINGHOT PEOPLE ARE WITH HIM, BUT INFLUENCE IS AGAINST HIM. MEN ARE INTERVIEWED SfJME OF THE LEADING CITI ZENS THINK TAFT HAD TO TAKE ACTION. » n Spokane the big business men g chamber of commerce leaders, most of the more prominent lawyers and professional men and those who frequent the Spokane ctub indorse Taft's action in re moving Gifford Pinchot from the Head of the forestry service. ■ On the other band, the mass of (lie people, not being actively In prestoi in polities and having no influential connections that line up fttb the wealth of the nation, view tjhe question solely in the light of ■fhat Pinchot has done and wanted (Contlnued~on Page Two.) THE SPOKANE ALL MY OWN FAULT, SAYS "iir n n HtbnL "I THOUGHT GRANDFATHER DIDN'T WANT ME." HER PITIFUL STORY "HAVEN'T HAD ANY FRIENDS SINCE MOTHER DIED," SAID ROBERTA DE JANCN. (By United Press.) (By United Press) « PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11.— • Robert Buist, grandfather of < Roberta De Janon, announced < today that he intends to push • the prosecution of Frederick < Cohen, who was captured in < Chicago with the girl last » night, to the full limit of the < law. * "This man has ruined Ro- < berta's life, and he must suf- < fer," declared the aged mil- < lionaire. 4 Mrs. Cohen is a nervous • wreck and declares her hus- < band never would have left < her if the girl had not lured < him away. * CHICAGO, Jan. 11— Philadelphia detectives have arrived and tonight will take home Roberta De Janon and Fred Cohen, found here late yesterday. The girl today has taken all the blame on heiself and said: "Mr. Cohen treated nic like a father. I compelled him to take me away, because I thought grand father did not want me. I haven't had any friends since mother died. Father was away all the time. I didn't want to go home, because it was a strange place. I told Mr. Cohen I would kill myself if he didn't take me." The girl told of her travels and said they used the name of King and traveled as father and daugh ter. The girl had $175, and Cohen had $15. Cohen says he took the girl because he could not with stand her pleadings and threats of suicide. The girl, fearing her father will prosecute Cohen, is making many excuses for him. SONGWRITER SENTENCED TO JAIL MAN WHO WROTE "HALLELU JAH, I'M A BUM," GIVEN FIVE MONTHS. STOCKER SOAKS I. W. SIX MEN DRAW VARYING SEN TENCES IN PERFUNC TORY TRIALS. Six alleged I. W. W. conspirators were sent to jail by Justice George W. Stocker yesterday afternoon and this morning, but of that num ber, and all who have been sen tenced by any court, not a man has pleaded guilty to the charges. A few of ihe Industrial Workers have stated thai they were sorry they went into the fight, and (1. \V. Reeae, a 21 year-old cement worker who has been sentenced to 15 days in jail, declared this morning that he was anxious to get back to work, but one and all have declined to plead guilty, and were put through a prcfunetory trial, with no testimony ottered in their own be half. Those Sentenced yesterday after noon and this morning were: Mar tin Amundson, 16 days; Fred Fish er. 80 days; (i. W. Reese, 1.". days; Richard Brazier, "> months; Louis Qatewood, I months; William Douglas, :;o days. in addition to being a citlsen of Croat Britain, Brasler is the poet of the organization, such gems as "'.Meet Me in the Jungle, Louie," and "Hallelujah, I'm a Hum," being charged up against his artistic tempera meat, NORFOLK, — The battleship Georgia ran aground near tiraney Island light house Help was called by wireless und the warship was pulled off. EIGHTH YEAR, No. 55 10 CENTS PER WEEK FRISCO LIKELY TO GET FIGHT SAX FRANCISCO, Jan. 11.—From a statement made this afternoon by .John L. IJeregt, chairman of the ]>olice commission board of supervisors, it is almost safe to predict that the Johnson-Jeffries fight will be decided right here in San Francisco. The ordinance limiting local bouts to 20 rounds stands a good chance being set aside for the big pugilistic attraction and there is still another chance of its being permanently repeated. Because Gleason had requested a 45 round fight per mit for the month of July, Supervisor Herget was asked this afternoon if he thought there was any chance of such a permit being granted. "The police committee has not taken up the matter of prize fights at all yet," was the reply, "but person ally I am not against granting a 45-round permit for the heavyweight championship affair. 1 do not know what the other members of the committee think, but I would raise no objection." FLATHEAD CHIEF IS DEAD BUTTE, Mont., .Fan. 11.—Chief Chariot, hereditary sachem of the Flathead nation, is dead at Arless. He is the last of the western chieftains, famous in the early days on the plains. He is 82 years old. CONSOLIDATED IS A REAL DONANZA GOLDFIELD, Nev., Jan. 11.—More than five million was diveded among the stockholders of the Goldfield Consolidated Mines company during the fiscal year end ing October 81, 1909, according to the annual report of Manager MacKenzie, made public today. Besides this five millions in dividends, $.'',000,000 remains undivided in the company's treasury. For the first time in the his tory of the company an estimate of the ore reserves act ually exposed are made in the manager's report. It is stated ore estimated at 800,000 tons was in sight at the time the report was made. This is sufficient to supply the run of the Consolidated mill in its full capacity for three years. AN AWFUL ACCIDENT AT CHICAGO TODAY CHICAGO, Jan. 11.—A sidewalk on the State street side of the Boston Store caved in today, while a large number of persons were standing on it. Many of them are reported to have been killed and badly injured. Ambulances have been rushed to the scene. CHICAGO, Jan. 11.—At 12:30 one body had been recovered. It is estimated that 30 went down with the walk. It was impossible to determine at that time the extent of the casualties. LA TEST SPORTS AND STOCK REPORTS IN THE "NIGHTPINK" # The "Night Pink," the final edition of The Spokane Press, a # has now become an institution. It is issued, on pink paper, a a at about five o'clock in the evening. The chief features are a a the latest sports and full afternoon financial report from east- ♦ a crn centers. In addition to these, however, is telegraph and ♦ a local news "up-to-the-second." Hundreds of people like the ♦ a pink edition, with its latest bulletins. On the streets at about a a 5 o'clock. a DUCKY HOLMES IS TOLEDO MANAGER Here's hoping the managerial troubles of William Reginald Ar mour, owner of the Toledo Amer lean association baseball club, are ended. BUI Reginald's woes have been frequent for the last couple of j ears. Armour tried to manage the team from the bench, same as he man aged Dayton in the old days, and as he did later when he shaped the deatiniea of the Nana and Tigers. but he couldn't stand the strain. Along toward the end of 1908 he turned the team over to Catcher Prod Abbott. Abbott was a failure, and along the middle of 1909 he resigned and Sox Seybold took a iry at the job. Sox wasn't a howl ing success, either, and Armour feared he might have to take to the bench again in 1910. However, he has signed up Ducky Holmes, the old big league outfield er, and lately part owner and man ager of the Lincoln and Sioux City teams iv the Western league. Hej (By United Press.) (By United Press.) (By United Press.) (By United Press.) will have complete charge of tJis team. DUCKY HOLM US.