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ONE CENT IN CITY. ON TRAINS, PIVE CENTS. FRISCO WILL GET FIGHT K3 FISTIC BATTLE IN (By United Press Leased Wire.) SALT LAKE, Utah, Feb. 7. -Jack (Jleason of San Fran cisco arrived here today to meet Tex Kiekard and settle their heralded dispute regarding the battleground of the •leffries-.lohnson fight, each man voicing expressions of confidence, although Governor Spry this afternoon said to the United Press: "I have been quoted before, and 1 now reiterate that the law of Utah will he Upheld, and there will be no prize fight in this state." MAKE MORE MONEY WITH LESS BUSINESS (By United Press Leased Wire.) NEW YORK, Feb. 7. —Declaring that the express coin panics could reduce their charges 60 per cent and still make money, 15. E. Sundberg of Minnesota testified today before the interstate commerce commission in the action against the express companies of the country. "If such a reduction were made, the express companies would he swamped with hnsienss which they have no de sire to handle," testified Traffic Manager Ludlow of the IWells-Fargo Express company, when asked for a state ment regarding Snndherg's assertion. NIOHT BULLETINS WASHINGTON, Feb. ".—The senate this afternoon passed a bill providing for the establishment of a lighthouse and fog signal station on Klisa island, in Hellingham buy, Wash. PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 7. —According to reports reaching here late this afternoon, testimony was given before the cor oner's jury at Kelvin today, to the effect that the motor car bearing seven men who were blown to atoms yesterday at Kel vin, went ahead only alter a signal was given that the "coast was clear. The first report was that Motorman l.yle ran the car over the excavation heedless of the warnings of the men handling the dynamite. PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 7.—Governor Sloan today denied the application of Detective Arthur McPhee of San Francisco for the extradition of Louis Adams, charged with kidnaping his B year-old son, John. TOPKKA, Kan.. Feb. 7. —Green Cavender, father of Miss Lena Cavender, whom he fears may have been the victim of the mysterious Mount Tumulpais murder, announced this afternoon that be will go to California to Investigate the case. Miss Cav cnder's mind lias been affected for some time. STRANGE PLAN USED TO FIX A CARPENTER (By United Press Leased Wire.) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7. Believing that William !\Vall was murdered by an enemy who sawed through a plank on a scaffold where he was working, detectives to day are seeking the murderer. it was thought to he a case of accidental death, but the introduction of an old hoard of the scaffolding, with fresh saw marks upon it, caused the coroner's jury today to bring in a verdict of murder. POLICE COURT PRIZES "It will take you just six months to get out of town," said Police Judge Mann this afternoon to Sam Pippin, a vagrant who was brought into court for the "steeuth" time this week. The police are unanimous in their opinion that Pippin is the hardest character they have dcalth witli in months. Jennie Kelley, who hasn't been arrested since New Year's until Sunday told Judge Man today that her husband wbb going to send for her from Tacoma In three weeks and that she was going there to join him. "Well, then, we'll just make your sentence 21 days,'' said the magistrate. Jennie walked out of the courtroom smiling like a .Cheshire cat. Charles Pulver and Nels Anderson, who were arrested last night .md charged with disorderly conduct for fighting, were hailed into suit this atternOOQ to explain themselves. Anderson, it developed. Tied the Hght by using abusive language, Pulver decorated Ander s's face wilh several bad bumps. In view of the punishment already /wived, Anderson was lined only $6 and costs. Pulver was fined fi ant costs. _ COOKED WOMAN'S LEGS * AS CURE FOR PARAL YSIS (By United Presa Leased Wire.) I DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 7.—The coroner today began an offl- I clal investigation of the possible cause of the death of Mrs. - Paul Santos, alleged to have been the result of treatment for t paralysis, administered by a "quack" doctor, who since has die- ' appeared. It Is alleged that the "doctor placed the woman | legs across a chair above a tub of hot water, In which he had pour ed alcohol, then thrust a red hot poker into the tub, igniting the fluid and cooking her legs. After several days of intenie suffering Mrs. Santos died last night. UTAH, SAYS SPRY $312,000 ESTIMATE ON BRIDGE ENGINEER RALSTON SAYB HE CAN BUILD MONROE STREET BRIDGE FOR THIS. ASKS FOR DAY LABOR REVISED PLANS OF STRUC TURE NOW READY FOR CITY COUNCIL. In an estimate to be presented to the city council tomorrow night on the cost of the revised plan of the Monroe street bridge, City Engineer Ralston will state that he can build the bridge by day labor for $312,000, or $33,000 less than his original fig ures. The reduction is due to the fact that the elevation in the center of the bridge to permit the en trance of the North Coast will be eliminated, as the railroad is going over instead of under the bridge. The North Coast had agreed to re imburse the city for placing the hump in the bridge to the extent of $35,000. This estimate does not in- elude the cost of immense fills at ' either end of the bridge. The revised plans of the bridge, as expeited by Professor Burr and with the North Coast hump elim inated, will be presented to the city council for the first time tomorrow night. Accompanying the plans will be a request from City Engineer Ralston asking that the bridge be built on the day labor plan under his inspection. He will show fig ures that the city can save from $30,000 to $40,000 by building the bridge in this manner, on the ground that the city is better equipped now then ever before for erecting concrete bridges. Mr. Rals ton will agree to complete the bridge in 1910, whereas if it is let to private contract it is claimed that because of the delays incident to advertising, getting the material on the ground, etc.. that it will take a firm of private contractors six months to attain the stage of prog ress in the bridge that the city has now reached. Work on the Monroe street bridge has suspended until the fur ther orders of the city council. The piers have been brought above the high water mark and no more of the old bridge will be removed until the council determines as to the manner in which the superstructure of the new bridge shall be built. SUNBURNED NOSE IN CALIFORNIA City Clerk Charles Fleming returned today from a month's visit to lower California. He en joyed the trip immensely and displayed a sunburned nose received in fishing on Catalina island. This looked like a joke on the weather in Spokane, which has been very mild for the winter. Mr. Fleming and another party caught 75 pounds of fish in half a day on the island. Mr. Fleming says he cannot tell when Councilmen Lambert, Dalke and Nelson are coming home. ONL V ONE CENT A TON—ONE CENT— WILL SA YE FEARFUL COST OF HUMAN LIFE IN COAL MINES Hundreds of Husbands and Fathers in Primero, Col., and Cherry, 111., Would Have Been Alive Today If This Airshaft Plan Had Been Adopted at Those Fated Mines. In nine coal mine disasters in the Untied States in three years 1 :•:!;! men have lost their lives. This list includes the 163 vic tims of the recent dreadful explo sion in the mine at Primero, Col. In industrial history in this country there is no parallel for this bloody chapter—this brutal waste of human life. The Primero disaster demon strated that there CAN NOT 810 TOO MANY air courses leading At 7:30 o'clock this morning the United Press direct leased wire repfc-t to the editorial rooms of The Spokane Press opened up. From that hour in the morning until 4 o'clock in the afternoon the wires wHI bfe kept hot with news from all parts of the world. The daily report consists of between 12,000 and 15,000 words. It is conceded, even by newspapers which are clients of other telegraph asseclstions, to be the finest afternoon telegraph report in the world. For instance, the Oes Moines News has dropped the older telegraph service, and is taking the United Press exclusively. The Boston Monitor, the great Christian icience daily newspaper, has signified Its desire to keep the United Press, whether the older association withdraws its service or not, because it likes the United Press so much better. Compare the two serv ices for youraelf, If you have a chance. Compare the kind of news the two aseociatlone handle, and the manner in which they handle it. ••• NIGHT PINK SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, HONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1910 PHIL BRACK. Sweet looking countenance to meet up with, isn't it? Phil Brock, the tough lightweight; whose record includes battles with, Freddy Welch. Packey McFarland, George Menmic and other tough nuts, and who displayed his class when he foiignY a Vicious eight round draw with Fightiiig Dick Hyland at Memplfß.*y»<Si& iu> f Hyland is a hard proposition for Ms" lightweight. He stood toe to toe with Battling Nelson .for 23 founds before he succumbed from <he effect of a hard battering over the hegrt, and Brock s showing with him speaks highly for the youngster's ability. WOLGAST-NELSON EIGHT (By United Press Leased Wire.) BY THE RINGSIDER. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7.—Sid Hester is making his final effort today to secure a permit in San .Mateo county for the Nelson-Wol gast fight, and with the optimism that has marked his conduct since he began negotiations for the match, the boy promoter still has hopes of landing the coveted docu ment, i \ j Hester went to Redwood City early today to attend the meeting of the board of supervisors, and when he boarded the train he stated that he had an even chance lof w inning out. If he fails, he will jgo to Point Richmond, where a 46 --: round permit awaits him. The meeting at Hester's office S tonight, when the referee im<l other questions in dispute are to be set ; tied, promises to be a torrid one, iln the first place, Tom Jones, Wol- Igast's manager, is golug to make jan awful fight for a cut oi the pifr I ture money. Jones contends- that j Nelson is going too far in his de | mands, and inasmuch as Wolgast is fighting for one-third of what the j Dane is to receive, in the matter of I purse, he is entitled to some sort lot consideration when the picture J privileges are doled out. Jack Robinson, Nelson's mana I into the main headway of a mine; . ! its one extra air course was th« only means by which even the' I few men who were saved were! dragged to the surface alive. Had there been but the one (main) air shaft, every one of the burled miners would now be dead at the bottom of the main shaft. The Cherry mine disaster was another example of the utter fu tility of depending upon a single air course, and that the main shaft j through which the flames and fumes must of necessity rush tt\ their way outward. At least 350 fcf. 1 the 400 victims of that horror were? needlessly sacrificed. . There ara| ,',oo destitute or unprotected women ! and children fti Cherry today whose I condition can be charged directly !to the sinful economy of mine OMB* j ers. I Government inspectors, often sci- MAY BE AT RICHMOND gejr. will strenuously oppose giving Jones any part of the picture mony. Robinson points out that when* the agreement was entered -into, Jones declared that he would not qjfck to be declared in on the 'pictures, and that"he was fully cog nisant of this clause in the final articles of agreement when he sign cd. them. Robinson looks upon Nel son 'a»*share in the pictures as so njucfcv insurance. If Nelson is knocfied out, his drawing power will have passed away, but the pic tures,' will be enormously valuable. If Nelson knocks out Wolgast, the 'pictures will be practically value less^-..hut Nelson's drawing power s*lll not have been impaired. CONDUCTOR'S ACT 1 LEADS TO SUIT $10,000 damage suit of Or jiflllc M. Johnson against the Wash ington Water Power company for tjfce mixup with a motorman near ffyllyard last May commenced this morning before Judge Sullivan. Johnson alleges that without any Qjfcvocatlon the conductor beat | klm severely and then ejected him 1 flpnt the car. esljific men. visit the scenes of thet> disasters, hoping to find some by which future accidents may be dealt with, but nothing cSni s of it and the frightful carn age in these human slaughter houses continues with awful regu -larifv ■ The coroners' verdicts usually ileal only with the cause of the (iisatter and miss all mention of (the icause of the victim's death, every man who has done Tistm - work finds that but 20 per ossit of the deaths directly at tributable to the accident, be It n explosion or fire, or cave-in; 80 j»er cent of the deaths are due to Sfttoeation and starvation. lp one section of the wrecked ihlrte are found the charred or mjuigled bodies of the miners; in another section their fellow work men have dropped in their tracks THE SPOKANE Bfl fl * m k "MY HEART WILL STILL BE FOR YOU WHEN I LET THE LIGHTS GO OUT"—PITIFUL NOTE BY FORMER SOUTHERN BELLE. HUSBAND DESERTS HER ATTEMPTED SUICIDE IN BIG LONDON HOTEL—LIFE SAVED. (By United Press Leased Wire.) LONDON, Feb. 7.—On the verge of death from the effects of chloral, which she swallowed with evident suicidal Intent, Mrs. Florence Schenck Wilson, formerly a belle of Virginia, is under the care of physicians and nurses here today. Mrs. Wilson's attempt to take her own life was made in a well-known West End hotel. Despair because her husband, Charles H. Wilson, manager of Alfred Vanderbilt's rac ing stable, refused to see her, is given as the cause of her deed. Three weeks aj;o she came to London to look for Wilson, from whom she had parted in Paris, evi dently upon good terms. She is sad to have been in straitened cir cumstances and to have appealed to both him and Vanderbilt for aid. List Thursday she appealed to him in a letter In which the said: "I have no one to turn to but you. AH the world is against me. Fail ing to hear from you by tomorrow, I will let the lights go out, and in the dark my heart will be for you." Site d ! d not receive a reply from Wilson, and Friday evening swal lowed the poison. That she was not killed almost immediately, the doctors believe, is due to the fact that she took too much of the drug. When Wilson did not come to her aid, she retained John B. Knever, a solicitor, to bring suit against him for support. Wilson's counsel claim their client's marriage to the beau tiful Virginian was not legal, in view of the statement that he was not fully released from a former marriage whtn the ceremony v.'ith >iiss Sehenok WSJ performed. M. H. GILLIAM IS REMOVED INSUBORDINATION CHARGED AGAINST STATE QUARRY SUPERINTENDENT. (By United Press Leased Wire) OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 7 —M. H. Gilliam, superintendent of the state rock quarry at Deception pass, near Bellingham, and a brother of Judge Gilliam of Seatle, has been removed from office by Highway Commis sioner Bowlby, on the charge of in subordination. Gilliam, who is a practical mining engineer of many years' experience, recently in Bowlby's presence, it is said, pointed out the alleged worth- Ipssiiess of Bowlby's plans for in stalling machinery. ! Bowlby has, it is said, changed the plans to conform to Gilliam's suggestions, but discharged Gilliam 1 nevertheless. suffocated by the lack of exygen; In the more remote sections lay the bodies of the starved. Every mine has its main head way, destined to go through the entire tract. Tills is generally well .protected, for through it the mine's I roduct is transported. It is, iv most mines, also the main air <mirse; and the wrecking or filling of this headway, or the fact that the entombed men are cut off from exit through the main shafts, Is the principal cause of the dread dis aster. E. J. Thomas of O , has rpent his lifetime In and about the soft coal mines of the middle west. He is a practical mining engineer, and It is his belief, as expressed in a statement sent to the editor of this newspaper, that the brutal Continued on Page Four. EIGHTH YEAR, No. 81 10 CENTS PER WEEK COLD KILLS TWO AT PHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7.—Two deaths were reported here today as the result of the intense cold weather that prevails. The mercury dropped to 8 degrees below zero today. The weather is the coldest Philadelphia experienced this winter, and suffering is acute in many sections of the city. RACE RESULTS TODAY (By United Press Leased Wire) EMERYVILLE, Cal., Feb. 7.-Re- suits: First race—E. M. Fry, 9to 5, won. Time, 1:12 3-5. Second race—Portola Queen, 6 to 5, won. Time, 1:36 2-5. Third race—lnclement, 5 to 2, won. Time, 1.12. Fourth race—Rosslare, 2 to 1. won. Time, 1:43 2-5. AT JACKSONVILLE. JACKSONVILLE, Feb. 7.—Re sults. First race—Decency, 2 to 5, won. Time, :36 3-5. Second race—Hriarens, 25 to 1, won. Time. 1:05 1-2. Third race —Abrasian, 7 to 10, STILL FIGHT PUGILISM (By United Press Leased Wire.) « PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 7.—The Portland Municipal association will carry its batle against prize fighting into the courts, if necessary, said John Bain, secretary of the association. "We shall not rest until illegal contests have been prohibited," de clared D. A- Patulle, president of the association, today. "We shall exhause every means within our power, even if that means the courts," The. matter has already been before the grand jury, but no action was taken. 60KL ARRAIGNED TODAY (By United Press Leased Wire.) > ABERDEEN, Wash., Feb. 7.—The formal charge against Wm. Gohl for the alleged murder of John Hatberg will probably be filed before the superior court late this afternoon. In the meantime, the search for the body of Charles Hoffman, who has been missing since Dec. 24 last, continues without abatement. ' The police are looking for Gohl's brother-in-law In the belief that he will be able to throw some light on the disappearance of Hoffman. * P. B. Uill, the Seattle agent for the sailors' union, has made an in* spection of Gobi's accounts and found everything in good shape. _^ LEGAL BATTLE ON (By United Press Leased Wire.) SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 7.—The fight of Aberdeen for reinstatement to membership In the Northwestern baseball league came up in Judge Prater's court this morning on an application for an injunction to re strain the league from making up its 1910 schedule without the "Black Cats," but argument on the application was postponed until late this afternoon. The schedule meeting is set for tomorrow, and if the injunction is LATEST FINANCIAL Furnished to the Night Edition by Walter J. Nicholls * Co., Brokers, LIQUIDATION CONTINUES. NEW YORK. Feb. 7— Liquida tion was again the feature of the stock market, with only a moderate supply being tendered and the mar ket apparently receded of its own weight, as shorts seemed to be cov ering on the decline. The closing was at slight rallies from the low prices, with something of a mixed character, and liquida tion still in progress. COPPER MARKET DECENT. P.OSTON, Feb. 7.—The local mar ket acted fairly well today consid ering the extreme weakness of the New York market. There were no signs of forced liquidation and stocks seemed to be well supported throughout the day. BEAR NEWS ON WHEAT. CHICAGO, Feb. 7— Wheat- There was an excellent action in wheat during the session. In many respects the operations were to be < xpacted, because of the news both early and late. There is nothing In sight but bearish statistics, world's shipments over 13,000,000, Increase I afloat over 6,000,000. Liverpool lend Berlin markets weak and lower. [With this sort of Information at THIS AFTERNOON NEWS won. Time, 1:13 2-5. Fourth race —T. M. Green, 13 to 10, won. Time, 1:27. Fifth race —Turncoat, 4 to 1, won. Time, 1:13. AT TAMPA. TAMPA, Fla.. Feb. 7.—Resultsr First race—Santum, 7 to 10, won. Time, :36 1-2. Second race—Sonoma Girl, 6 to 1, won. Time, 1:11 1-5. Third race—Eminola, een, won. Time, 1:04. Fourth race—Elizabethan, even, won. Time, 1:18 3:5. Fifth race—Ormuz, 4 to 5, won. Time. 1:31. Sixth race —Hooray, 18 to 5, won. Time, 1:54 3-5. - -"r— granted, the magnates will be up in the air. Next Friday morning is set for the hearing on the alter native writ of mandate, requiring the league to reinstate Aberdeen or show cause for refusal. Even If the injunction is denied, the league's business will be slowed up while the Aberdeen stockholders are playing their hand out. The league bases its right to drop Aberdeen on a clause in its constitution giving it the right to drop r.:iy club, "for business rea sons." l hand the trade took the selling sido of the market. Corn—Corn prices had a moder ate decline for the day because nat- ( ural influence of the market to ward lower prices was interrupted by the strong wheajt trade. NO PREJUDICE, STATE SAYS WILL TRY TO BHOW BY PETI TION THAT I. W. W.« CAN I GET A SQUARE DEAL. ' t Tho application for a change of venue in the Fillgno-Gurley Fly no, trial is to be fought strenuously by the prosecct'ng attorney's office. " Counter affidavits aud pot It lons iare being circulated, and every ef fort will be made to prov i that there Is no prejudice ewsttn.x against the 1. W. W. and thai the., I two can secure a tnir trial here.