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LONDON, Mrirch 18,-A Central News
Port Arthur dispatch states from private
advices received at Shangh: It appears
the Japanese suffered extensively in their
operations about Port Arthur. The bat-
tleship Nikaska was struck by ten projec
tiles during the bombardment on March
I Oth and was seriously damaged. All of
the docks in Japanese ports are occupied
by damaged Japanese warships wh'ch are
being repaired with all haste Two thous
and Japs which were wounded on land
and sea are being treated In the hospitals
Crossing Lnko Baikal
Bt. rotureburtf, Mar. 18-Krom lako
Ilalkal conies tlio report that soldiers
mo'crosslng In j-rcmt numbers on the Ice
inn comfortable manner, marching a
Uistanco of 21 miles In ono day. The
won ra glad to not out ol trains and
In two weeks more tlin leo breakers
Will probably bo at work forcing h
. Artillery Withdrawn.
Dorlln, March 18: The Lokal An
stilger, Seoul correspondent confirms the
roports that Russian artillery will bo
withdrawn to tho north bank of the
Yaluo oavlnK tho only weak post at
Changeong near Wlu.
Rumor of Great Defeat
Paris, .March 18: There in a rnmor
ln I he llourse of a great Capaneso defeat
bat it it believed tjnt the report grew
out of the defeat of two hundred Japan
cbo by n Russian force of three hundred.
(Prize Courts Established
6t PetflraburK, March 18 An official
' decree has been Issued sanctioning tho
establishment of prize courts at Sebasta
pol, Vladlvoeok and Port Arthur.
Objeot of the Cruise.
St. Petersburg, March 18: Admiral
Stackelhers formerly commanding tho
Vladivostok aqtlHdrou, in an Interview
atatoa that Ihecrulioof Ma ships, Fob-
What The Earth Proflnces,
The earth has nourished us through uni
known ages of human existence. Is It not
true that the earth supplies us, with every
thing that we really require for existence?
Have you cvet thou lit that It is probable
that the earth supplied ui with the means
to keep our bodlfy vigor, our health, if we
only knew it? The'nJilraala know by In.
stlnct what Is trood foMhem itid will Lrch
until they find in some plaut what they.
need for correctlncr Indf
lion, etc. Is it, thercf&re, not possible
there are roots and herlm iiinnllnl livnn
on or couaup a.
it nosulhl if
there are roots and herlxi supplied byna'.ura
which will cure the diseases that r.ffllrt
buinati kind ? That Is why Dr. Pierce, of
UufTalo, N, Y,, has such faith lu his "Med
jcal Discovery." Years ago, when he' waa
In Keueral and active practice, he found
that a combination of certain herbs and
roots made into an altcnitive extmrt with.
out the use of alcohol, would always put
the stomach Into a healthy condition, nour
Isli i the tissue!, feed the blood and nerves
and put healthy tone Into the whole'
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical nlnrnvorv
restores the lost flesh hy curing diseases of-
he stomach and other organs of digestlom
and nutrition and euabllui
llll' thr tlrr .11.
estion mid nsslmllatlon of food from whiclii
flesh and ptrength are made.
I was nil run down, very nervous, ami siv
lered terribly from sloinsch trouble, which tho
doctors pronounced ludlgcstion,! write Mm,
Wm. Morcy, or Marshall, Mich, "I iloctorxil
pr o vear wllhout permnuent rtlleK Was aU
-nm ni- aii"T m
SE!,SSal, 5Sftiir5sttteWlSil J ,l
yif ,'y n fr,e,ul '. y Ur. Pierce's OoUlcu Md.
alsoarMlly benefited bv its uc.f
la Kahi kijowledorc of your own body-In
sickness ahd livalth-send for the l'eople'u.
Cohmion cusc Medial Adviser. A bool:
oj ioo3 pajres... pcmi at cents In stampa for
paper. covered, or, 31 atatupa for cloth,
hound copy. .Address Mr. tt, V, 1'Icrce. 6Jt
Uoja Street, Uuffalo, N. Y, ' 3
juary Oth to 16, in Japanese waters waa
mado by order of Admiral Btork lor the
effect tipon popular feeling In northern
Ho denies that he fired upon a Japan
eo merchantmen In Bangr a traits. Two
ships wuro captured and whlls being
taken to port, a terrific blizzard arose.
Tho crows end passengers of the merch
antmen were taken off. One of tiie
Voeeols waa loaded with rice, which was
contraband, And It waa sunk. Tho
other was ro! eased to carry to tho Jap
anese tho atory of tho pretence of war
ahlpi. There waa no bombardment) of
Hakodate, which waa heavily fortified,
Tho Admiral thinks tho war will bo
Aldersbot, Mar. 18 An official of tho
army otatea that so applications of offi
cers desiring leave of absenco to ro to
Japan, China, Korea or Manchuria
have been entertained. .,
Catholic Youth Volunteer
Home. Mar. 18 Several associations,
especially Cc.thollc youths, have ap
pealed to Generals Garibaldi And Rh
ciotti to form a bo-jy of volunteers to
help , ftn&fllu asalaat- Japan, for the
triumph of Ohriatla.ny ovorBuddhiam.
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The Crnr Visits Dock Yard
Bt. Pelon bnrr, Mar. 18 Tlio Cpiar,
accompanied bv Duko reer, XSraud
Uuko Alexia and Admirals; Aiielan,
Moltnaand Rogeetvennky, visited tho
new admiral; tty dock yards today and
inspected th o transport Karatol6atka
and the- nei if cruls,er Olep. TWalvo
thoueand doc k workers turned pot,
Afterr tpt to Vireftk Out
KoboMaJ ., 18 It is officially con
Armed.' that the Ruai dan equadron at
Port' Jirtbav atterapto d to break out on
tho Alght o'i the teatb, which was dark
ar,it favorable, juncture with the
VlndWosto) c fleet lel'sg the object,
however, C Togo's patrol' sighted the deet
and they r eturned to-Pt )rt Arthur
. Matsuda Prc lildent '!
Tokl!o, March 18- At t e openlug of
the Diet today, MjOauiIa, lend" oI lll
Bwljuki tl party, whh olectet 1 president of
the boi use of Ropresauutlv e8 Matsuda
has twi Ico held offico in t, Ve Japanosa
tlego, .March 13 t-'A .dynau tltfl Infer
wl-ifla fP loiled oa Ulde the house
coru.nlsf loner1, of police today.
ueven men wer o injured,
4Maorlvai)iu . wlmiilokad un the Wit"
oblnd cxf.mli jea it tvliqn. It wpJodwl,(
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oco die jj ' "Abba Lomfnens,(
Chaplain of i,0B6t houpUal Uu- Rmonj
London,, Mar, 19-r-Reutrs Cheefdb
correspondent states ifiat'a prjVate'dii
patch reports fighting between Russians,
and Japanese on the bank df-vth'e Yalu.
The Russians claim to have captured
eighteen hundred prisoners,
0t, Petersburg, March 10 1 Military
ciiclea are greatly encouraged by the
Je panose delay In tho land attack, on
Mnnchuria, It was fully expected thati
OVQ wonld bo made by thia time, pop
ai.)ly necessitating the evacuation of all
U rltory eouth of Mukden, except Tort
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CROSSING LAKE BAIKAL, ON THE TRANSSIBER1AN RAILWAY.
The TreoMlberian rallwaj' 1 not the complete piece of equipment which
It 1 popularly Huppoeed to be. It is not even actually continuous, for at Lak
Baikal pasacnxcni and goods mast .bo "transhipped rfcrowi the lake. In winter
thts, of counw, hnw to bo done os tho Ico. The Illustration ahowa two offlcfaht
being hurried acrose Lako Ilalkal on tho way to the east; Ax Boon an It became
Wldunt that war waa tr.evltablo tho Huiwlnns put an enormous force ef'nieli
at "rvork laying tracks ikorose the lake. Tho thoumnda of men have laba&l
nlsht nnd day. and It la now officially announced that thfc link -will be reeOr
for Honico In a very short time. If
TacllltKte tho transportation oXmcn,
loone of: conflict
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JAPANESE COMPLETING THE FUSAN END OF THE FUSAft
SEOUL RAILWAY, . . i '
Japan has long owned a ehott ralhvny .line from Chemulpo, the port ot
teoul,to the city of Seoul. Some time ago,, seels that warvr's Inevitable,
.they bemn the construction of a railway from Seoul to Fitsah. so that th'oy
Awofald have land comraun.lcatlon between ports on the two sides) of the penln
'Vula. The Illustration show the Japs at work completing tlio1 last link on the
Fusan end of this road, which, It Is expected, will bo ready for bmnene In a
."very uhort time. Fusan a$dj Maaampho, on the Korean strait, will then b lij
iUtok land coimnunlcatloa wlut Seoul and Chemulpo, on tho west
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Washington, Senate thia
confirmed Wood to be major general
Cols for Spokans ' Land ' Of f Ice
Washington, Mar. 17 The President
tins nominated Hnl J. Cole, ol Washing-'
ton, to ho register of tho Land Office at
Spokane, C --
Minnesota Falls In Line
Mlnneaplis, March 17-The Minne
sota Republican state convention adopted
reeoluitbns endorsing President Roose
A Texas fire
San Ancelo, Tex. Maf. 17 I'lra,; this
mornli.Klel1troyed a qnaVter o.U .tplH
Hon dollars worth, of businc" property,
including the San Aullo hcteU
Now reinforcements have arrived, and
la believed possible (o prevent any rcr
ioue danger of Japancce invasion. Hue-',
alan troops continue to stream into the
north of the Korcari penlneula In excel
lent erudition, while the Jap .nose &r
reported to be it a bi stale due to an
epidemic of typlius.
this should prove to'bc true, It will ereatlyJ
jmpws and supplier from Ituasla "to UK,
Fort Worth, Mar. 17 A cjcloae
swopt Neyland, niuty mllea aortb 'east
of this place last 'night. Muoh damage
was uwi ht M w'reB re dowu 8nd
partfrAilars are unobtainable.
Empiror William at Gibralttr
GllWm(sr, March 1?-Thp Kaiser ar
rived today. The British equadrou
ettluated the German ship. Governor
White boarded the KoenKoenlg, Alberta
and welcomed tho Emperor,
Borlln, March 8t The Kaiser. les
&W to il'je ReincUdt npotlioF sketch
glving-dlBgraa-pl alhBrjtlsh warships
bvr)t since 100. 7Ihlq U believed to H?e
th'epreojror of b par? govern stent
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CoiutiMttm UaotUnffiBore i
I Umm a otarfi-Mf ef the loweis '
ad Botbbor mm tian vital Utt-
MUen, or ele4h i Bot relieved.
U every eonstSptted nfferer
eotiia reaiice wa m is allowing
poisoaoos filth to remain in hjj
systesi, he -wowW soon eat relief.
CoMtipaUon kvlbM ail kind o
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Watches and Jewelry repairing dose on
short notice, and la sp-to-date style
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CmiiiIv Convention be 'wiled to meet
at' CeiijtUle CitjvOregeflea $
Thursday th 7th day of
at 10 o'clock in the fofeneoa. for tk ,
purpose orclieosint; dlegate:to attesid
th? .epnblicu:.SW "Oenveiitwa. to '
heklat Toitland, Orer, on cthe Hh
day of April, 19u4,a!M rthe iKf pabUcon'
eenVcnlloa for wt First (ienicMl
UJskletfor the State of .Orejou, to b
held M 6alea Or., on, the TblrUentu
dy&t April' 1901. and tfor the pHrpoe
of nominating candidate's to All Legie
Utlve.iGUBtyand Preeiwet oMcee for
CootCoHntv. to beU'oted for attlie June
I election lli-H aim 'r yie .ir uiyu)ii os
Icuulioilifr busiuets a nli.y'''propily
cora belore said convention. -r -
In pursuance of this eall all KefMbli.-
dans are reauested to'wee. at their re
spective young piaow ib mmb precises.
In Coos County, OreeoBi '
t sJay of.
atthhear of one ocloek p. isb, ami
6hoe delegated to ftttecul saWCHaty
Convention which will coatt-et dek
gat appertioeed .4rsa .ke, MSfaottva
Cooa City Vy ,
Coos Jltiver, 1 ,
CoquIIle'Kast' . V.'s.;
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Parkarshars; . .
Tenmlle - !& f
t-aue ..!. '. , -'1 ,; ,' iT
TKame betog.oae aeieftHi r i.
pwlMt at hup, and ono for each nU t
aition sllss' Votes pr IwcUouM part,
thetototerllve cast.for thejles.it fj.
Bqsn iV H'6 laut State. ,K)ecupn, v bince
thelaBtKlectioa however, the mw.i ,
inc pipcinctshave been oreatwl, (North
BTndandXes'fl"ud-CcqIlle has M.v
dU'idl,intp:eait adi w.et; Coqal.'!,.
and tha cliaogea the' ppmmtttee ha'
tadkvoredto adjust in qnlftwUfeb!
"iSSd at Mwoft'. Coos. Qottatv',1 .
Or-OB.. day of ?ebruarA, B,
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