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"You ought to tee Anna's new fall suit."
"What color is it?" "Invisible blue, and it's a sight!"— Baltimore American. RAILROAD RATES AND THE COST OF LIVING I/IS ANGELES. Cal. Sept. 7 —.log. H. Call has been fighting the people's battles for nearly 20 years. As special counsel for the gov- he has recovered 44,000.000 acres of unearned railroad land rjr'ants and never lost a case. As attorney for the orange and lemon growers he has fought the railroads to a standstill in the effort to get rail railroad rates. Mr. Call says that within the last six years railroad rates have in creased 40 per cent, and that this is one of the causes of the high cost of living. He says that while the Interstate commerce commis sion is engaged in granting occasional relief in special cases, the railroads are constantly making wholesale advances by means of a pooling arrangement in defiance of the Sherman law. Mr. Call declares that the rates have now gone so high as to effect a serious curtailment of agricultural production In the United States, and that this is reducing the balance of trade and draining this country of its gold. In his judgment, this is hte leading explanation of tight money, and he says it will go on until it produces acute suf- fering. Mr. Call says this could be done without injustice to the rail roads, since they have reduced thecost of operation Immensely by in troducing heavier rails and equipment. One train crew handles four times as much per man as it did 10 years ago. Oddities in the News All Over the World The Rev. Peter Henry, pastor of the First Reformed church of Grove ville, N. J., has announced that no woman wearing a hobble skirt shall be admitted to his church, and de clares that any woman wearing such a sartorial travesty should be spanked. The pastor calls the hobble skirt wearers "lunatics." "walking bal loons" and "godless ones." and is much aroused over the new fashion. Many women about Groveville had never heard of a hobble skirt until he began his crusade, but now a large sale is predicted for this fall. None of them will be worn to the Rev. Mr. Henry's church, how ever. Boy Is Drowned in Ice Cream Freezer. Two year old Harry Kramree climbed on a box beside the big ice cream freezer in the rear of a St. Louis pharmacy and, losing his bal ance, fell in. Nobody saw the accident and he was drowned. His body was not found until several hours after neighbors had begun searching for him. Jersey Canine Has Beer Drinking Record. The alcoholic record for New Jer sey dogs is held by Sport, a fox ter rier belonging to William Jones, driver of a Newark brewery wagon. Sport guzzled three bottles in a Montclair saloon. Two bottles had been the canine record. Sport makes the rounds on the wagon. He was born in a brewery and raised on beer. Quite a crowd stood by and saw Jones pour a bot tle of beer into a growler and give it to Sport. Two other bottles fol lowed in quick succession, and after absorbing . them .Sport, . jumpe/1 blithely to the wagon seat, not in the least tipsy. Jones is willing to back his pet against any beer drinking dog in the world, no brand or dog or beer barred. Scales Literally Dropped From Justice. As court criers at Greensburg. Pa., were announcing the adjourn ment of criminal court the statue of Justice on the dome of the West moreland county courthouse dropped her scales. The falling Driscolls struck the pavement, more than a hundred feet below, near several court at tendants. "Stung" by Court for Stealing Bees. It was true that Hubbard Hollis ter of Granville, Mass.. stole a hive of bees, but then Hubbard is a civil war veteran with a record for brav ery, and besides he had been at tending a reunion in Connecticut HOW ABOUT YOUR FALL OUTFIT? The weather is cold and yon need a fall suit or coat. We are showing a large variety in men's nnd women's wearing apparel of all descriptions. Every article down to the minute in styles, and our prices are the most reasonable in the city. OUR EASY PAYMENT PLAN will assist you in your purchase. Don't worry how to get enough money to buy your outfit. Come to our store, select whatever you want, open a charge account. We will make terms easy to suit your convenience. YOUR CKEDJT IS GOOD. Pacific Outfitting Co. 418 Riverside Avenue Next to th« new Old National Bank Building. I HOME OF DIGNIFIED CREDIT. ■ and had imbibed Inspiration of an other sort. The hive of bees was taken on his return and he was still in mellow mood when honey find pieces of the hive were found in his home. "I was dru.ik. your honor." apolo gized the prisoner in court, "when I BWlped the bees." "You must have been." agreed the court, "not to feel the stings. Three months for you." ENGLISH STALLIONS FOR SPOKANE FAIR George M. Wilson of Wilbur, Wash., has just returned from England, where he made a big pur chase of some of the finest draft stallions to be had in the English market. These stallions came to New York on the same shtp that brought Mr. Wilson, and are now on their way west. They will be exhibited at the- Spokane interstate fair. The Oroville Commercial club has notified the fair management that a splendid exhibit is being prepared in taht city illustrative of the mineral nnd agricultural re sources of the tributary country for the coming fair. WHAT THE WEATHER MAN SAYS TODAY Normal to moderately high pres sure is over the northwest and pre vails eastwardly from the Missis sippi valley. Storm centers of moderate energy are now respec tively over Utah and off the coast of New England. Rain has fallen from the north Pacific coast to the northern Rock ies, in the'lowcr Mississippi valley, Florida and Tennessee and esat wardly from the upper Ohio valley and lake regions. Still in Arizona and from the lower Mississippi val ley to the Atlantic coast morning temperatures have been high, else where they have been moderate. MATCH BETWEEN BURNS AND JOE COSTER NEW YORK. Sept. 7—A match between Frankie Burns and .loe Coster to decide which bantam weight should have the honor of a crack at Bantamweight Champion John Coulon, is being arranged as the result of last night's battles at the Fairmount and Olympic clubs. Burns met Young at the Olympic club's show and won all the way. Burns put over a right at the beginning of the eighth round and O'l/eary was unable to rise. His second threw up the sponge. TODAY'S STYLES TODAY THE SPOftANE PRESS The World 9 s Beauty Queen LONDON, Sept. 7— It Is very nice—very, very pleasant, one might say—to be "beauty queen" of the whole, wide world. So finds Miss Kitty Darling—lots of mar riageable youths insist that she is a darling In other than name, too —who, being crowned the world's beauty queen at the international beauty show at Folkstone over scores of pretty girls from Eng- IN BRIEF The city council last night adopted a resolution instructing the board of works to purchase iron pipes to instal in the Cannondale, Second Uidgerwood and East Hill yard additions. Arthur S. Pink asked the police yesterday afternoon for a warrant for an unknown bartender at the "Jim and John" bar on Stevens street. Pick says the drink dis penser clipped him over the head with a pint bottle of whisky. For confessing his guilt and aid ing in the arrest of others, Frank Bandmire, 19, pleaded guilty to a charge of petty larceny in police court yesterday afternoon, was given a 60 day sentence and then released on his own recognizance. Alma Smith pleaded guilty to a charge of drunkenness in police court yesterday, but the matron said she had no smell of whisky on her breath when brought into jail. nlt was later learned that the wor- BIG SALE OF USED PIANOS DRAWS CROWDS Fifty-Eight Beauties, Many Good as New, at Unusually Low Prices and Easy Terms—Hlgh-Grade Makes— $97, $156, $160, $200, $215, Etc.—Used Player Pianos and Organs Greatly Reduced to Make Room for New Goods. Tbe tact that a used good piano is much better than a cheap new one is generally known by the public, at least the success of this big second hand sale would so indicate. Such bargine as we are now offer ing to planoleas homes are de cidedly the exception. It is not hard to find anywhere cheap pianos as low as $200, but when such makes as Kimball, Hobart M. Cable, Lud wig, Nelson, Decker, Kranich & Bach, etc., are sold at one-half their tegular price, even though they have been used a short while, it Is a time to make use of your money, particularly when the pianos are guaranteed by the largest and most reliable music house in the west. We have no hesitancy in guaran teeing these pianos the same as we would one of our new pianos and the only reason we 6ell them so cheap Is that they are simply crowded out of our smsll temporary quarters to make room for new goods. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1910. MISS KITTY DARIJNG. I land, America and continental Eu ' rope, is literally deluged with of j fers to go on the stage and offers Ito help make two one. English girls took both first and second prizes. France third i and America distanced. But it i must be admitted that many of \ the American beauties were more jor less handicapped by the strain j and worry of having their Euro pean tours to complete. an's mind was unhinged and that she had ben Injured by smoke in the Idaho fire. Dorothy Baxter, 17, deserted by her father and mother, who have sadly neglected her education, was arrested at 7 Lee street, in com pany with Willard Smith, 19, an employe of the gas company, last night. She was taken to the juven ile band. It is feared that H. C. Roff, 38 Buckeye street, former member of the police department, who has been prospecting in the Clearwater district, has lost his life in the Idaho fires, as no word has been received from him for two weeks. Plans for grade separation on Sheridan street, Front avenue, and other parts of the city are being completed at the city engineer's office. The enrollment at the Spokane High school up to noon today was close to 1900 and it is expected that the total will reach 2000 before the end of the week. While she was trailing her hus band to get "evidence" yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Ethel King was robbed of all the money she pos It is rare Indeed that so man] Fine makes of used pianos are aa gambled together under one roof The unusual demand during thi past few months for player plana) and grands has brought us mosi used pianos than ever before. N'«* having room for them at our temt porary quarters they were stored 1 our warehouse, and we never real ised -that there were so many until the August inventory revealed the fact that there were 58. Knowing that many carload ship ments were now en route from the east, several having already been received, it was necessary to find homes for these used pianos at once. We are making it worth your while to take them away. Don't wait another day. Eilers Music House, wholesale and retail, located during erection of new building at 41G-C:o Sprague avenue. ELECTRICAL CURRENTS MIGHT GROW HERE ROCHESTER, N. V., Sept. 7.—Given a farm of 3,878.78 acres what would you do with it? Wheat? Corn? Yes, but this farm is 160 miles long and only 200 feet wide, with a dozen different kinds of Boil. You can't erect any buildings on it. High tension cables carrying 60,000 volts of electricity pass over it. It is owned by a power company. Expert farmers and horticul turists are trying to devise a plan to make the land pay divi dends. The company had to buy the land to get the right of way. The officers thought they would split the land up into 80 separate farms, but there is the difficulty of transportating labor and mov ing the crops. Small fruits might do, but the branches of the trees would overhang neighboring farms, and trouble might result. Every body likes to sue a corporation. Some of the land Is adapted to growing apples, some of It to wheat, some to corn, but there isn't enough of any one kind of soil to make one crop worth while. If the land can be made to produce, the company figures it would be worth - $300,000. sessed in the world —$8.36 —accord- ing to a report she made to the po lice last night. Since the state law requires all school children to be vaccinated, the board of education may have to change the view it took at the last meeting. The lung power of Chris Larsen, a lumber jack, was used to good advantage last night about 11:30, when he saw two men breaking into the Coeur d'Alene jewelry store and yelled so loudly that he scared them away and also attracted the atten tion of the police. Tuesday, September 27, Is the date set for the city charter elec tion, action on this matter being taken by the city council last night. Fifteen freeholders will he elected to draw up a new city charter. The vote o fthe council last night was unanimous, Councilman R. L. Dalke , being the only absentee. The estimates for 1911 were con sidered at the city council last and but few of the figures were slashed. They will be discussed again. Y@m C&na HaweTlhiaitt NewlfcAib© ft© ID© Yomur Fall Sewiiiug * Tib® Crescisirttft CMb Man Makes Bwnirag Easy A LREADY a large number of women have joined the sewing machine club No. 5, and taken advantage of the easy terms of payment it makes possible. Though the club terms of payment are extremely easy to members, there's no advance in price and no extra fees of any kind. .Take your choice of any one of nearly a dozen styles of Eldredge sewing machines now shown, pay $2.00 and the ma chine is delivered to your home at once. After that you pay $1.00 a week until the balance of the price is covered. "We illustrate today the famous Eldredge machine, sold here at $33.00, which represents one of the most extraordinary sewing machine val ues any store could possibly offer. A complete description of this machine is given below. Other machines are shown at 922.50, $30.00, $32.00, $35.00 and $37.00. THE CRESCENT—Third Floor. KM Gloves aft $1.25 sum! $11.50 AT $1.25, the glove section now shows a prime lamb skin glove of glace finish that is made of fine, soft, very elastic skin. It is overseam sewn with prettily embroidered backs, and is fin ished with two clasps. Blacks, whites and the wanted shades of tan and gray. A glove that will give exceptionally good service for a very reasonable price.. .$1.25 At $1.50 there's a two-clasp real kid gloves with glace finish, overseam sewn and Paris point em broidered backs. The best fitting gloves at the prices we have ever shown, and an exceptionally good wearing quality. Black, white and fashion able street shades $1.50 TUB f'RESCHJNT—First Floor. Astoria Kimteedl Br®®m Covers For Dunsftnimg an&dl Sweeping Hardwood Floors A BIG, thickj soft, knitted bag that fits over the broom to be used in dusting walls, ceilings and in sweeping hard wood floors. An ideal article for the purpose. Its thick, heavy, fleeced surface does not scratch, and presenting an even surface leaves no streaks. The nature of the fabric makes it take up and hold the dust instead of scattering it. Shown in the notion section 25<t> A soft, knitted fabric with an elastic band that fits around the head. It makes Ao most practical dust cap any woman could ask, and costs almost nothing. Shown m the notion section at 15«* THE CnESCKNT—First Floor. WILL ABANDON BERLIN COMMERCIAL AIR. SHIP LINE (By United Preas Leased Wire) BERLIN, Sept. 7.—The commer cial airship line recently opened at Strassburg will be abandoned, ac cording to reports current today, be cause the German military officers fear that foreign spies may photo graph fains from the aerial craft. The authorities complain that many passengers on the Initial trips were foreigners and that some or them carried cameras. Fear that photographs will be made of the fains of Strassburg and other de fensive works near the French bor der has led to the demand that the airship line be transferred to some other place. « Kminftibedl Duusft Caps ■ - •— nautical term, old as that term is and many aa are the chances it hag had to sneak into the language with a new meaning. "Guy" is not only a word with a history—most words are that —but it Is furthermore a word OF history. For the story of how it got into the language is the story of one of the most talked of episodes in the an nals of merry England. The original "guy" was really "guido," which Is a proper noun, but which harks hack to the common noun meaning "guide." He wasn't altogether a "wise guy." Perhaps we might speak of him as the "fall guy," for, having packed the base ment of the house of parliament with sundry barrels of gunpowder with a view to blowing parliament to smithereens, he was so careless as to allow himself to be arrested. This was called the "Gunpowder Plot." Guy and several of his fellow conspirators were hanged, and, ac cording to the pleasant custom of the day, were drawn and quartered and hung up to dry by piecemeal in various public places. Every since then, on the fifth of November of each year the boys of old England have celebrated "Guy Fawkes day" by burning Guy Fawkes in effigy. Bummer Prleea. SWITCHES Guaranteed work manship; the $5.00 kind for $3.50 Shampoo now SOo Millar-Servant French Hair Dresaera • 124 N. Poat street Ten dollars was the fine assessed on Henry Magee, 18, the son of a colored preacher, in the police court yesterday afternoon on the charge of carrying a revolver. He said he was drunk when arrested. "Do you have much trouble with'your automobile?" "Trouble? Say, I couldn't have more trouble if I waa mar ried to the blamed machine."—Detroit Free Preas. The Romance of a Common Word GUY HAT'S a "guy"? There's the "guy rope," which Is really a "guido rope," but ;he "perfect guy" isn't directly re lated with the Qrescemift Niuiiraes' Shoes New SMpmrnennits Amriive U*HE shoe makers' who produce the Orescent nurses' shoe are live, aggressive manufac turers, but even with their careful planning and constantly increasing facilities they are unable to keep the supply up to the demand. A shipment of these splendid shoes arrived a few days ago, and they are now ready to show. For the present we have all sizes and widths, but early selections are advisable. Another order is now in process of work, but more than likely sizes will be broken before the shipment arrives. Two styles are shown at $2.50 and $3.00 THE CRESCENT —First Floor. POTATOES WILL SOAR (By United Presa Leased Wire.) DAYTON, Wash., Sept. 7.—That this winter will see the potato mar ket in the northwest soaring to un precedented heights is the opinion of leading growers and buyers of Columbia county. From all parts of the country south of the Snake river come reports of yields far be low normal —In some Instances aa low aa 30 per cent below the usual yield. Buyerß here olalm the crop all over the Pacific slops Is far short and are offering as high as $1.2? here for fall deliveries. Produce? »t, are holding, feeling certain that tfW market will probably ascend to $2 mark before spring. A DECIDES IN FAVOR OF GREAT BRITAIN (By United Press Leased Wire) THE HAGI'E, Sept. 7.—The inter national court of arbitration, with certain qualifications, has decided the Newfoundland fisheries dis putes largely in favor of Great Brit ain. The decision was handed down today. The court was unanimous in most of the important points in question, though there was a difference of opinion over the question of exclud- I ing American fishermen from bays | which England claimed were Eng lish waters. TRY THE NEW OAFEI Everything appetising. We make all our own paatry. BUCKLEY BROB. CAFE, 420 Riverside Avenue. Free Needle Work Cl&sfes — Tuesdays' Wedmießsttay,Tlhiwß- Dress Goods Special Fall Suniftnmig < Material $1.25 A ROUGH woven fancy mixed material in medium weight* all wool, and shown in brown, navy and smoke gray mixtures. Full 48 inches wide. Only three pieces obtainable to sell at this price. A qual ity much better than can usually be obtained for equal expenditure. Spe cial $1.25 THE ritEflCENT—First Floor.