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"When are you coming out to spend Sunday with us?"
"Just as soon as you have gotten so used to your new noise th,it
don't feel impelled to show it to anybody."
TV. .1. Sullivan, in speaking of the
park bond issue today, said:
"You can quote me as being heart
and soul for the proposed park bond
issue. 1 believe that we need them
and this 1 consider an opportune
time at which to secure our parks
and playgrounds.
"We have remained commercial
too long and we have neclected our
civic development while our sister
cities have forced ahead. We are
spending money for schools, their
teachers and equipment and we arc
giving our children the best educa
tion possible. We want this, and no
one would have it any different,
but healthy brains require healthy
bodies, and we must admit that we
have not done our duty in the latter
respect. Healthy bodies are not
grown on dirty streets and vacant
lots. We know this and have known
it for some time, hut have let mat
ters slide. Now we have an oppor
tunity to redeem ourselves and we
should do so.
"As for organized labor, it has
always stood for any and all things
which mean better health and com
fort for the masses and better civic
After an investigation of the
charges made against Superintend
ent C. D. Harmon of the crematory
department, the board of public
WOfka finds that he removed a
quantity of horse feed to his own
home with the consent of the board.
The real facts in the case are
that one of the members of the
board of public works, when he
learned that Harmon was feeding
his driving horse at the "public
crib" grew very indignant and gave
out the information that led to the
charges being filed on the floor of
the city council.
Later the city administration
concluded that it already had more
than its share of scandals and call
ed in the objecting members of the
board and told him to "straighten
out this Harmon affair." The mat
ter was promptly "straightened
out" by a report being filed that
Harmon had been given permission
lo appropriate the horse feed.
So the promised ruction in the
crematory department is, appar
ently, quieted for the present.

Low pressure prevails between
the Rockies and the Alleghanies
with center of quite low barometer
aver Minnesota. Rain fell in north
western Washington, the northern
•>art of the Rockies and west of
Yew York. High pressure, now on
:he Pacific seaboard, indicates fair
wvather for this vicinity.
Now Is Exactly the Right Time
to Change to Light Weight Un
derwear, Summer Hosiery,
Straw Hat Etc.
Cotton, bal
briggan, lisle
In d mercer
ize d under
wear in both
two - garment
and union
-nits at prices
from $1.00
to $5.00 per
Men's and
boys' straw
bats, 50ir> to
nine Panamas,
$6.50 to $15
Men's hosiery in all tbe newest plain effects, as
well as tho pretty pattern designs at prices from
15<- to $1.50 per pair.
JUST RECEIVED—A pretty new line of pure
.silk hosiery to sell at 65C a pair. All shades.
Nol« agency in thi< city for the only original aud
truly satisfactory guaranteed hosiery on the market,
namely "Holeproof."
Entrance 709 Riverside Avenue
i conditions. A movement such as
! this, which assure s healthy play for
our children and rest places for the
mothers and fathers, you may he
sure challenges the support of the
union labor man. We have always
held a non-political viewpoint on all
1 matters, and our stand on any pub
lic question has been based oil the
worth of it. We believe that we
the entitled to representation on
the board of park commissioners
and the announcement by Mayor
Pratt that he will fill the existing
vacancy with a union labor man is
; welcome news It is only w hat we
deserve, and all we now ask is that
! his choice lie a careful one.
"The laboring man has the bal
ance of power in the vote on the
park bond issue and if he casts his
; vote against it he casts a Vote
j against his best interests. His pro
portion of the tax burden will be
, very small, and as the expenditure
lof the money will be entirely in the
hands of the park board, and not
connected with the other branches
of the city government, he is as
sured thai it will be handled in a
I business way."
Nearly everybody is asking for a
vacation beginning about .luly I.
The Jeffries-Johnson fight is Julj I
Little Ethel had put in ;i stremi
ous day and she was a tired
whin the time came for her to be
tucked in her bed. She btumbled
through the words awkwardly when
she said her little prayer and kissed
her mama good night. Then she
was wide awake in an instant and
the look of contrition on her face
was touching to behold,
"Oh. Lord!" she said in an awe
stricken tone. "1 forgot to ask you
to bless grandma." Th< eyelids
were again growins heavy hut she
drowsily went on: "Wouldn't lhat
rasp you."
Tho real estate agent laughed
; when he read in The Press last
night the statement made by .Ins
j tiee of the Peace Hyde in speaking
;of mining stocks.
"Serves those fellows right," he
said. "Some of the men engaged in
'selling mining stocks are I.right.
I and 1 am sure thai most of them
i believe in the propositions they are
, handling. Hut why can'l they take
up some business where they can he
absolutely honest ?"
"What business would you sug
gest that they engage in. Jim?"
queried a companion.
"Blamed if 1 know." said Jim. "II
the field wasn't so everlastingly
overcrowded I am sure they could
do well in the real estate business."
And then ,7lm wondered why
everybody laughed.
The questicr, of new teachers and
Increase In salaries was not touched
upon at the meeting'of the school'
board yesterday, but will be taken
up May 9.
May day, the International labor
day, win be observed by the bo
jclalists' local of Spokane With a
celebration at Manito park Sunday
afternoon at 2:30. A number ot
the labor unions who observe May
day as an international custom
w ill be on hand
I). ('. Coatea will preside over the
meeting and make a short address,
in whlcb he will take occasion to
; reply to the sermon delivered last
Sunday night on police conditions
in Spokane by the Rev. i W,
The chief address will be by the
1 Re V . Henry Victor Morgan of Port
land, who will speak on "The 1m
pending Revolution and the Dawn
of the Age of Co-operation and
Attornej Fred H, Moore will
speak on 'The international La
bor Mot l ment."
At last Mayor Pratt has con
-1 Kent* d tO call the cltj COUHcII to
! hie aid iii an effort to untangle the
Sprague avenue Till muddle. The
city council last Tuesday night
'adopted a resolution ordering th<
| street committee to see what it
could do in tii*- matter of pushing
forward the building of the fill, and
yesterday afternoon the mayor and
I five members ol the council visited
the I ill to Inspi ct the work.
Councilman Mohr has taken up
the matter of the city acquiring
sufficient property on the sides of j
! the fill to give the walls a slope,
and says that he hopes he may be
able to arrive at some under
j Members of the city council are
anxious to complete the till now.
regardless ol what the cost may be.
i They realize that the city is in the
: hole and that the best way out of
it is to make as good a settlement
jas possible.
Seventy-five Sunday schools will
he represented at the convention
which meets tonight al the J'irst
Methodist church.
Representatives from the Billings
i Mont, i chamber of commerce are
in Spokane Hying to secure the
services of L. <;. Monroe, the retir
ing secretary of the chamber of
commerce, for work in that city.
C. D. Harmon, superintendent of'
the city crematory, has been exon
erated by the board of public
works on the charge of converting
horse fe< d bought by the city to
] his own use.
At a meeting and social held last
night the Ohio society decided to
hold a picnic in June.
It is estimated that more than
half a million dollars are carried
away from Spokane each year by
I young people going away to school.
! A campaign is about to be started
Ihv the trustees of the Spokane col-.
; lege to raise $80,000 to put that in
, Btitution on a firm financial basis,
so that the half million yearly may
jbe kept at home.
Mary C. Brown has sold an im
i proved lot on Fifth avenue, .just
■ east of Stevens street, to Frank
' Varus for 113,500.
H. M. Richards,
; Philip Cabol and Theodore Hicks,
trustees Of the Washington Water
! Power company, who have been in
the city for the past three days.
were entertained at dinner last
'night at the home of D. L. Hunting
j ton. president or the company.
All teachers in school district No.
si received their paj for the month
of April today. They drew $12,
T. J. Morrow will install a milk
feeding system for fatti nifig poul
try at 1s 13 Chelan avenue.
Fruit experts say there has been
no damage to buds by frost, nnd
they predict a record crop this sea
son in the Inland Empire.
Epworth M. E. church. Sharp
avenue and Cochran street, will be
dedicated May S. Dr. V. V. Hawk,
district superintendent of the Meth
odist conference, will have charge
of the services.
It is estimated that 5000 laborers
are needed in the Inland Empire
at wages ranging from $2.50 to
$2.75 per day. Domestic help is
also scarce.
Independent republicans are con
demning the action of the repu
lican state committee at Seattle
Wednesday, saving that the mem
bers acted solely in the interests of
John 1.. Wilson and sought to dis
credit Poindexter.
I Thomas D. Gamble, chief deputy
and cashier in the office of the city
: treasurer, has resigned to engage
ill the leal estate business.
Rev. W. J. Minges, advance man
of the Scoville Evangelistic party,
will hold services tonight at g
O'clock at the Central Christian
' c hurch on the corner of Third aye- ,
| nue and Stevens street. .Mr. Bco-j
! \ille will he in the city no later
than .Monday. It is he may
be here Sunday liVfit.
Rev. H. J. Goller, former presi- I
dent of Gonzaga college, returned
Wednesday from Washington. L). C,'
The Spokane section of the Coun
ty Declamation league will hold a i
coutest tonight at the Bast Spo
kane school house.
People living on ihe south hill
should nuke provision for a re
serve supply of water tonight, as
the water will he shut, off at 8
o'clock to permit the repair of an
other brpak in the force main on
North Division street. At the same
time a section of the wooden main
on South Grand street will he re
placed by a sti el main In order that
there be no further interruption of
water Bervice in that section. The
repairs will he completed by S
o'clock tomorrow morning.
In response to the continued re
ports of water shortage the city
administration has ordered that
the old sprinkling rules of last
season be again put into force and
that no automatic sprinkling be
allowed except where meters are
in use. A force of inspectors; has
been put to work to see that the
v, ate]- rules are obeyed.
R. C. Mosby. receiver for the
Spokane-Columbia River railroad,
reported to Judge llinkle yesterday
that ihere Is $11,."1 ib cash on hand.
The aifairs of the company will be
disposed of at a hearing to be held
Ma- I.
Forced Sale
continues. We must move and at present no other location,
every article must be sold. \ J
Work Shirts 25c
Men's eharobray work
shirts, in plain colors, blue,
tan, gray; well made; all
sizes; regular 50c. Forced
sale Saturday 25e
$11.85 - Men's fancy spring suits in new assortment of stripes and mixtures—
all latest styles—well made sold regularly at $17.50 and up to & 1 1 QC
$20.00. Forced sale «J) 1 I.UJ
$16.50 Choice any man*- fine all wool spring suit in the house all newest
styles, light and dark mixtures, and plain black and blue serges included. Every
garmenl hand made and lined with Pine serge or alpaca lining to match suit. Made
with non-breakable fronl and padded shoulders- every suit guaranteed or money
refunded. Sizes ::4 tn 44. Regular prices $22.50 to $30.00. $16 50
$5.95 Men's spring suits in medium dark patterns: nicely made up in good
assortment of pattern-; all sizes- sold regularly at $10.00 and $11.00. d*C QC
Forced -ale price tJjOsJ/O
$8.85 Choice of swell assortment of men's new spring suits in all new stripes
and checks light and dark mixtures — nicely made and lined with serge lining
all sizes. ;!4 to 44; sold regularly at $12.50 to $15.00. Forced <f» Q QfJ
sale ♦PO.OD
W. A. White,
Now is the chance to purchase your spring skirt—l2oo ladies'
and misses' fine dress skirls, made up of all wool materials and about
50 silk ones in the Int. The styles are the very newest and they
were manufactured by one of the leading skirt makers of New York.
All colors, styles ami sizes -over 25 different styles. Serges, mohairs,
Worsteds and other material. White, black, blue, green, gray, red,
hrown. reseda, and a few fancy. Values to $12.50. Choice. .. .$4.95
Here's a real big bar gala- 100 dozen percale, lawn and madras
Waists, nicely made of good quality material well trimmed and cut
full all >i/.es. 32 to 44 dozen pretty, neat patterns and excellent
good values at 75c, 85c, and $1. Forced .-ale price 59c
Bargains Worth to $1.00.
15c Ladies' Black Vests 5c
12VyC Ladies' White Vests 8C
I9e Knit Corset Covers 12<*
12Vae Ladies' or Child's Hose, pair 9c
L.V"Ladies or Child's Hose 17<\ 3 for 50c
35c Ladies' Knit Pants 25C
Ladies' Shirts $4.95
Millinery Bargains
Ladies 9
and Children's Hosiery
and Underwear
. LOUIS, April
29. — Arthur
KoODtl arrived
here by rail from
Monroe. La., in
the capacity of
c. o. d freight,
j He had been con
sign* d to a local
Jbank and was
delivered to the
bank instead of
to his mother,
'■ who called for him at the union sta
tion. She had to take up the bill of
lading with cash at the bank, for
those were the conditions under
which he had been sent hoinp.
The cause of this unusual pro
ceeding was that Arthur had been
staying at Monroe some months
anil a board bill had run up, With
'he safe delivery of the boy the
parents were satisfied and settled
the bill, remitting through the bank.
The boy behaved differently from
other freight on the train. He rode
in a passenger coach and ate pea
nins and bananas and enjoyed the
experience of being shipped.
Watch for the comet. It will be
visible to the naked eye tomorrow
morning at :!: 24 a. m. The sched
uled time varies a few minutes
i every day. Watch The Press for
1 the exai t time each day.
$ SPECIAL-Youth's Ldme
OA* Pants Suits at $2.95 TH|
W • S An extra special value. Youths'dark ch7_<^H
W fancy long pants suits coat, vest and pant™
sizes, 14 to 19— well made— pants alone wortl™
JBBBf money. We have too many sold regular at $5^H
Forced Sale $2.!jH
Waists 59c
Lee Force, E2017 Columbia ave
nue, applied to the prosecuting at
torney's office this morning for a
warrant for the arrest of N. .1.
Tubbs. 0.". lOn Napa street, for an
assault on the 15-year-old son of
the complainant.
According to the story told by
Force to the state's attorney the af
fair caused a lot of excitement in
the region of the Cannondale school
yesterday afternoon, after school
hours. The Force boy and a son
of Tubbs were engaged in a Jef
fries-.lohnson struggle on the
gr< en. surrounded by about 50
cheering boys and girls.
It is charged that the Force boy J
was getting the better of the match,
when the father of the Tubbs boy
appeared on the scene. The elder
Tubbs, so Force told the officials,
then assaulted the Force boy and
after knocking him down twice,
grabbed him by the neck aud
dragged him to his home, nearly
half a mile distant
Bids for sewers, paving, s de
walks and street grading estimated
at $t»0,l 40 were opened by the
board of public works yesterday
and taken under advisement.
Dr. S. R. Nelson, state veterinar
ian, advocated the use of pure milk
at the night session of the state
tuberculosis exhibit last night, and
his remarks were listened to with
Interest by the largest crowd that
has attended a night meeting since
the opening of the exhibit. He said
that to get good milk it was neces
sary to pay a good price and that
dairymen were not making any
more money now than when milk
was selling at five cents per quart,
owing to the increase in wages and
the price of feed.
School sanitation and ventilation
was urged in an address delivered
by Bruce M. Watson, superintend
ent of city schools, and Rev. Father
Taelman of (Jonzaga college gave
an effective talk on the "Moral
Aspect of the Tuberculosis Cam-
Tonight will bo rivi night and one
of the principal talks will be by
('. M. Fassett. president of the
chamber of commerce, who will
preside, The program follows:
"Care of the Consumptive: a
' Civic .Necessity," Hon. Hairy Uos
enhaupt; "The Cost of Sanitation,"
' Dr. Eugene Kelly, deputy state
Boys* Clothing
$1.29 one lot hoys' and children's double breasted and
Buster Brown Suits in light and dark colors- all sizes—
regular $1.75 and $2.00, Forced sale $1.29
$1.89 Boys' blue cheviot double breasted suits, with
knickerbocker pants to match well made —all sizes, Bto
16; regular $2.50. Forced sale $1.89
$2.85 Boys'fine all wool suits in all newest styles
made with knickerbocker pants light and dark patterns
all sizes sold regularly at $3.50 and $4.50. Forced
sale " $2.85
75C pair men's dark worsted pants; well made: all
sizes: regular $1.25. Forced -ale 75C
$1.95 pair, men's dark and light striped worsted dross
pants. Mostly made with belt loop.- and all sizes, 38 to 44;
regular $2.50 and $3.00. Forced sale $1.95
$1.35 pair, ladies' Uaek and tan kid oxfords in heavy A< QC
and light soles; all sizes; regular $2.00. Forced sale *P * «00
$1.95 pair, ladies' tine oxfords and ankle pumps, in tan, patent
leathers, gunmetals and kid; light and heavy soles; all d» •% Q"t
sizes; regular $2.50 and $''. Forced sale tj> 1 »/3
98f> pair, children's and misses' black kid blucber oxfords J solid
leather soles and full patent tip; all sizes; 8' •> to 2; regular f\Q
$1.25 and $1.50. Forced sale «70C
39C pair, infants' black kid shoes- solid leather sole- all OA
sizes, 2to (! regular 50c. Forced sale «3%7C
89C Children's shoes in fancy tops and combinations, in QA
lace or button; all sizes; regular $1,25. Forced sale OlvC
89C pair, little gents' good school shoes; all sizes, 8 1 ,-. to 1.'!; OO
regular $1.25. Forced sale OVC
$1.29 Boys' and youths' satin calf shoes—solid leather counter
and soles—all sizes, Ito 5%; regular $1.75, Forced $1 29
$1.89 pair, men's solid leather shoes, in box calf and satin calf
blucher and bals, all sizes; regular $2.50. Forced $1 89
$2.85 pair, men's Goodyear welt shoes—Regent brand—regulan
prices $3.50 and $4.(10 all over the count ry. Come in vici kid, \
and box calf- all styles and sizes. rt»O^^*^^
Forced sale CpZ.OO
75C pair, ladies' canvas oxfords, blucher styles; black and brown;
cover all sizes-good leather soles; regular $1.00 and $1.25,
Forced sale /OC
"isn't ten cents a quart for milk rather high?"
"Waah we can't feed our cows on cold storage grass."
Men's Pants
Nathan Weil, Prop.
406-408 Riverside
health commissioner; "County San
itary Administration." F. K. Me-
Broom, county commissioner; "Tho
Necessity for Meat and Milk Inspec
tion." Br. S. B. Nelson, professor of
veterinary science, Washington
State college; address, Peter Nel
son, councilman Fifth ward; "Some
Needs of the Board of Health." Dr.
M. B. Grieve, city health officer;
"The Need of Municipal Medical
Institutions." Dr. John O'Shea, clty
emergency surgeon; stereopticon
Judge Sullivan of the superior
court yesterday afternoon refused
to set aside the will of Abram F.
Wyer on the petition of some of
his children, who alleged that he
was mentally unsound nnd had
been influenced by his second wile.
The trial lasted two days.
Wylie & Co. of Oklahoma, manu
faotureri of road building and con
tractors' machinery, etc., arc seek
ing a location in Spokane. A mem
ber of the company will arrive
here next week to look over the
I Special"-j§by's
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