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Government Is Preparing
MICHAEL HICKS-BEACH SPEAKS
Ho Says tbo lloimlt Will ISo.Veaee
nlilo to Jloth aides.
Bt. PCTEtianuno, Dee. 20. Russian
newspapers goiicrnlly discuss tbsaVen
zuelan question aud express tliabollef
that It will have a pacific Isiuo. The
Novoslt conaldora tlio position smumpd
by the United BtnttB In conflict with
tho Interrmta of tho wholo of Europe
and suggests tho mediation of certain
European powers nod a now and peace
ful settlement therefore will be oppor
tune. Uauadian Opinion.
Ottowa.OuU, Duo. 2J OfUolaU of,
the government claim that In case of'
war bctwreu Great Britain aud the
Uultcd (States, the state of Canada
could In 24 hours, put 30,000 fully
equipped men into tho field and hold
any force tho United Btates is likely to
bring into tbis country in check, a
couple of montnn at least. Tho situ
ation Is generally viewed un one of the
greatest gravity, calling for prompt
preparation for defense, but not for
London, Dee. 20. Sir Mlouaol
Hlohs-Beaoh, chancellor of the ex
chequer, mado au uddrcss at a con
servative banquet In Bristol, which
contained an Importaut suggestion as
tho probable next stop to bo takcu by
tho BrilUh government In the Venezu
ela matter, namely, tho lsxuauco of n
statement by l,ord tiallsbury, which,
Sir Michael Intimated, might put a
now phaso on aflalrs. The chancellor
of the exchequer warned his hearers
against exaggerating tho gravity of tho
Veuezuola trouble. Home persons, he
went on, howover, taltt of tho Im
possibilities of a war between th
United Btates and Great Britain, be
cause of tho ties of bins hip between
tho nations. Nothing waa impossible,
be asserted, wb!:b had already oc
curred, aud when klusmou unfortu
nately differed, sometimes they become
very bitter enemies. But there were
reassurances, he added, in tho fact that
he did not believe the poople on either
sldoof the Atlantic desired war. Ho
thought that, when tbo true statement
Is known, wblob Lord Salisbury had
ably prepared in dispatches to be soon
published, the result would bo happy,
btnorablo and peaceable to both aides.
Lord Balisbury came up specially
from Hatfield last nlgbt and visited
tho foreign oflice, where telegraphic
dispatches had been received from Blr
Julian Paunceforte.The British goyern.
ment cannot tako olllolai oognlziuco of
the president's message until commuul
cated to it In due course by the British
ambassador to Washington.
Tho action of the bouse In passing
the bill and approprlat on for tho com
mission is regarded In official and
political circles aa adding gravity to
the situation, inasmuch as it renders a
settlement still more difficult It la
oousidered, however, that the British
government will Ignore tbe proceed
ings so that tho possibility of a rupluro
will probably be postponed until such
time as the commission baa reported
and it la nought to give effect to its
Tho lutorval, it la hoped, will afford
an opportunity for furtbttr negotiations
These calculations may, It Is obvious,
be entirely upset should Venezuela bo
prompted to any hasty nction. The
likelihood of aucb action on the part of
Veneiuelaia regardrd as one of the
most perilous features ot tho situation,
A dispatch to tbe Prea Awoolatlon
from Muucbester says President Mo
Cam, of the Federation of Monter Cot-
ton tipinnere, said In an Interview tbat
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MiYith fclrtiiotH owAnnlMM tit IU
Hyl, wliloli tint ttlnKff mftuklffallon
llio tsdhifulnnleli If tlf ftiKxtKlid by Hie
preslilflhdKrijRtlriMHf, A vltttHl rce
rtiefit m ferftilietl s (n vrtiM kIioiiIiI Id
l'l,H I. Ill l,ll l.li. .- ........I.
iiv uih Trivia inutuu ivvt miiuiiil-
Mtonts will prohabi mn today, Tli
Hiiioiidiiiaut li log tut Hi effect the
ronltfliirttloii ot tn cfthiinl'slon by tlio
ena(e will bo agrted (to and uccepltd
by tlio liouof, Tho ftmeiuliiieiit will
aluVibo made that Irlvvaf Isrttloii stmll
b (t nactjitnirt foci, and not to drtof
thine tint bfltiiUfafV as the bill unw tint-
.vldea. The cViilimltleo also aurecil to
rojnitnen(l that the cominissluti
aiiotifd consist of Utw persons,
Tbo eeua.te lUs'lalH the committee's
nmoudmctfta on tulti bio audthe bouse
bill baa been pMJJH1. Tho veto was
If Preftdetu JjlavSlaud will now
deal llrajyWjtl tfreit Britain in tbo
Vuzulau alJrj jeH'Jobiniy Bull to
keep 19 iticrt offAlaskn; hoist tho
AtnerlcaulsK' oyer'.ine iawailan re
public; te.II .siptjfOj t'fijke her bauds oil'
Cuba; and flujj? out ,o the breeze the
hauuorof tbouVtuenenn cuutluent for
Anierlcaujjhe wll Dj a hard man to
beat for piysldoutvcq for u third term
uud tho mlutaltca elf tho -Democratic
PIRHT oILVER VOTE.
Taken in tba Senatv Shows Majority
Washington, Dp. 20. Tho first
silver vote In tho seuule has just been
taken on mutluu to refer to tin lluauce
committee Alleit'a silver bill directing
Inquiry aa to tho advisability of opeu
lug uiluia to free cvjluugo In view of
strained relatione .".over Veutzuela,
Motion Wua dtfenteti; iyeas 21; nuya 210.
l'ho silver men voted ho
HillsIioro, Duu.iW. The resklonco
of Dr. F. 'A. Baily was onterod by bur
lare, who weut in tQrough tbo bath
room window. ObnuBO amouutlug to
about $18 was tultuu from tho doctor's
trousers; also u valuable solid-gold
watch, which tho owuur bad carried
for a number of yeata. Nothing else of
valuo bolog found, tho burglara helped
thomsolves to pie aud boiled hum uud
then mado tbelr exit, no one in the
house being disturbed.
It is supposed the same persons then
proceeded to tho house of Mr. R, E.
Bryun, merohant, about halt a block
distant, and raised iiu outside window,
awakoulng Mrs. Bryau. Bhe culled to
her husband, who gave ohaso uud fired
two shots at the escaplug culprits.
Tuesday night tho houso of Btate
Benator Tongue was entered, but tho
burglars were frightened awny before
anything valuablo was found.
Two mou wore arrested shortly after
noon today near tho Jobo croaslng,
ouo nillo west of town, by Dopu.-y
BherlUs Bradford aud Bagerly aud
Constable Annaus, after a desper
ate struggle and after 16 shots bud
been fired. Tbe men gave their names
aa Charles Kennedy aud John Powers,
Both wero heavy armed with reming
ton's and United States navy revolvers.
Accoidlng to their statements they
bayo not workbd any aluco lakt harvest,
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
Salem and Eastern Quotations
rmoAOo Ueo.20 Wlioat, ctuti lAia. May
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akw roaK. Dec. 20,-ailver, (Vo; lead, tiM.
HA.N Krt.NUI-0 ,MAnKKT.
Han Kiuncuco, Iteoao Wbtai.UM.
Wol-4jrruoii,cUoloo,7(tflOc; lulorlur, 7JSo
Hop -Quot i bio at 6a7u.
I'olaUKw-aSlolOo jkji iackjOfteon UurLiatikt
6688 Mr uuiK.
I'obtxawk. X)oo, 30-Wbval valley
WulU nulla. 60
Klour I'orimnd. ti.COt Denton county, 13 60
grabaiu ti Sir, iup'llue, li imt bill.
Oau-Wblio 'iicaSle: iciey, Vivi rolled. In
tMf.ti l&ttlXa i ie.,IL607.i;i ce, 11,75-
I'oUUx- N-.W OrKon, 'Uqi&a per taole,
Ur -Ood, 1SQS 60 per ton.
Wool- Valley, llo
MUUlum-Urn, 11103111 cborU. tl2aS;
obop leu. UlSr iouj rye7-o iro.
III'lM-sre-u, Miud (U lb VUtr, Uud 8.00 lb,
7o tbeep pelU, 103711).
Hup wureuu,.JU03, uecoidln to iuat
OutUr Oregon tiiwy er4inry, nStQIbt
tuuey dAlry,li3l7ir. UlrtmooiX, Uklio
(Jliee0 -unon full cream, &3B i.
Kt Uregoa, U p.r doc
l'uuliry Cnlaaeo OX&1M ntr doc dueki
jJXiSMi kwm. WtXtiw, urkoyn., live
Wilic: dretted.lOtllU i.
lio j iopitr,(j-co
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or lb: lair toood
iteM,313-to-, ouwi, 'iii,
u ton lieit beef, 1 1.752.00; vboles wa,
J.7V, drenwd. to.
Hok- Jiolce, heavy. ri,WU(.60; tight and
eedera, II J; dreowt, ia 4 B
Veal aiuull. cboloo, Citor, Urge, 3a to H St.
Wheat (1o V va. mrket flriner.'
Ily-Uled, cheat, II A)i3.00; tlmolby, t9M,
Initp lliiriicll HIiia lllfl
SRVrERCKD TO IIAHO BY NECK,
riioiiogrnpli Vntilfl lo Urttcr
Amianv, Or., Dee. 20 Lloyd Mont
goinery wh arraigned beforo Judge
Burnett at tho ilmo nt for pronounc
ing seulenco upon him, He wan
brought Into court in tho custody of
two (illlcem, and for the first Ilmo np
pditred somewhat nervous. Those who
expected he would make a statement
wero disappointed, for not n wortl wns
spokon by him,
Tho usual form of a motion for n new
trial was submitted by tho counsel for
tho defenso without argument, which
was, of course, overruled. Then Judge
Burnett addressed the defendant's
counsel ana said:
'Judgo Whitney, la thore any legal
reason, other than that urged In your
uiotlou for n now trial, why sentence
should not bo prououueedf"'
"No, your honor."
"You may cauro tho prisoner to
Judgo Burnett thou pronoucod tho
"It la tho Judgmout of tho law In
purauauco of your trial and conviction,
that you bo taken beucu aud confined
in the county Jail until tbe day fixed
for your execution; that you then bo
tunen from tho Jail uud tliero suiter tbo
punishment of death by being banged
by tho neck uutll you aro dead, aud
may God have meroy on your soul."
Tho prisouor turned palo whon those
solemn words wero pronounced, seal
lug bin doom, but bo bad apparently
nerved hlriiHulf to meet this crisis, aud
tho look of despair plainly written
upon his fuco, as he sat down, waa the
only evldenco of tho tompest within.
Ho ivua quickly led away by tho
vherifl aud deputy to his cell.
Ilia attorneys state that on account
of his unusual nervous condition ho
had decided uot to make tbo statcmeut
and onen confession bo bad said ho
would make, hue thoy expressed tbe
belief that be would, beforo the day of
execution, make a statement rolatlug
all tho facts concerning the murder,
Following is tho full text of tbo
warruul for execution, delivered by the
court tp tho sheriff:
"In the circuit court of tbo Btato of
Oregon, Linn county.
'Statu of Oregon, plaintiff, vs. Lloyd
Montgomery, defendant, warrant tor
'In the narno of tho Btato of .Orogon
To tlio Sheriff of Linn county,
"Whereas, In tho above named cir
cuit court, on tbo lath day of Decem
ber, 1605, at tho trial of the above en
titled action upon an indictment
chanting tho above named defendant,
Lloyd Montgomery, of murdor In the
first degree, by purposely and of dellb.
erutoand premeditated malice, killing
Daulel B. MoKerchor, In Linn county,
state of Oregon, the said defendant,
Lloyd Montgomery, was, by tbo ver
dict of the Jury in said action, duly
found guilty of murder In tho first
degreo, as charged in said Indictment;
"Whereas, on tbo 10th day of De
cember, lb05, It was by said circuit
court, duly ordered and adjudged In
the ubove entitled action, In pursuanco
of the Indictment, trial aud verdict,
aforesaid, that said de'endaut, Lloyd
Montgomery, at a lime to be fixed by
tbe warraut for his execution, be
bunged by the ueok until be la dead.
"Now, therefore, You, tbe said sher
iff of Linn county, Oregon, aro hereby
commanded that on Prlday, January
31, 1800. in tbe county of Llnu, and
state of Oregon, within tbo enclosure
of the Jail or Jallyard of said county,
you Inflict upon said defendant, Lloyd
Montgomery, the punishment of deatb
In the manner aud form provided by
law by hanging him, tho said Lloyd
Montgomery, by the ueok, uutll be is
dead, und of this warraut mako duo
"Witness tny band and tbo seal of
tbe circuit court atllxcd at Albany,
Llun county, state of Oregon, ibis 10th
day of December, A. D., 1803.
GKOKOK II. BUHNETT,
Judge of said circuit court.
N. tfei'iUiam. Clerk."
Highest ot all In Imv
StrenXtll.V.a. aovrnmtnt Hrrt
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iigtlSll 6IH 1ft tVcnif1ifrTff-t(lft V,W, & Jtf
" ia BiwajapWBwHp
Alalia? af tlfljf M V fibtflatttf
A fief hf aetifetieo, Montgomery was
vlnlied In flie-Jill by his grartrfhinllitr
mitt broOufj anil Muter. They re
mained wild film an Imtir at mote, but
to lllrtil do aff n'o morn about the
murdor tlinti ho tins already coiifesl
If bfoko down, and wept bitterly
ffhon lie bade tliem good-bya. Iff
akrd his brother lo noriil Ida violin to
hlmj and afterwards said to ilia alierlfli
"I want to have a good a tlmo aa J
can wbllo I stay with yotl."
The owner of n phonograph waa
admitted In see Montgomery, aud told
him If be would make n confession
Into tbe Instrument ho would exhibit
It and pay half of tho proceeds to the
prlaoner's brother aud (liters. The
condemned boy bat ashed permission
of tho suet'lf! to do this.
A loan Wayfarer.
San Francisco, Dee. 20. Six
months ago Henry Btceyes, a lad with
11 years and 10 cents to his credit, left
Seattle, with Ban Francisco as his
Mecca. Ho readied thl city Wedaes.
day. When be reached here he In
quired tho way to polloe beadquarlera,
aud waa directed to General McComb
The boy attracted tbe attention of tbe
assistant secretary of the Boelety for
tho rrovontlorTof Cruelty to Children,
Matthew Currle, wbo occupies tbe
same offlco with lha genoral, He com
muulcated with bis mother, and today
tbo young wayfarer waa ticketed to
Mrs. Currlo'a home, Rose Marie farm,
nearGllroy. Tho boy says bis mother
died In Seattle four years ago, and tbat
tho stepfather, J H. Morgan, was un
kind to him, bo ho ran away. Tramps
taught blm to rldo a brakeboam, aud
he worked his way to San Frauclsco.
Grant's Lecture at EugeHe
Euoenk, Dee. 20. A decided sensa
tion, with expressions of resentment,
has been general bore, provoked by
tho lecture of ttev. Roland D. Grant
last night on the subject of "Evolu
tion." The speaker mode many amr
tlous, such aa tbat tbe theory of evolu
tion waa being taught In tho univer
sity, aud oven made threaU that euto
support must bo withdrawn, unless
tho Btato la ready to support denomina
tional eohnols. For throo houra bo
haudled tho faculty and regents with-!
No Previous Season
Fino Initial Hnndkoroliiofs
for ladies org irloiuon.
Silk noolcwear intoeks, bowa
and four-in-l ands.
ITina ombruidoncd silk hand
Ladioa' and misses' cashmero
Ladies' wool fascinators.
Sik Initial Handkofchicfs.
Plain Si k Handltorohiofs.
Nway neckwear holiday
Flno cashmero gloves,
Soirf pins, shirt studs, cull
Chenillo stand covers, Si)k
mittens, cird cases, pocltot
bookH, lund bags, funoy nook
wear fancy towols.
William kid glovos, beaded
ftiBcinatorri, lino embroidered
linoii handkerchief, handsjme
drawn woik lowols, infants'
hoods, combination pocket
books and card cases.
J. J; DALRYIWPLE &.
larStoro open evenings until after holidays.
iniemmm wmiiiTi iiiiriiiii'i
A dyriflfiio das bert plnd hi ifm
workflow of the rjnlvewUy Rymnaln m
at Eugene-, to bo used tat lighting jiuY
Lou I Jlallfltibeafc wan held up lit
Wood burn Haturday mornlna; by tww
foolpadu, lie told them he had on
mony, but tho wont Ihrougli him"'
and found one plug of tobanaojonly
that and nothing' more,
January 81, 1800, promises ti baa
sort of blaok Friday In Orcgou, Destdfn
Ltoad Montgomery, Bam Q. Brown Is
sentenced bo banged that day In Itoao
ourg.for the murder of Alfred KlncaW
Two womon oyangelUU, of the F
Methodist church, held metlnjs In
Huntington recently. Thy relvs4
no con trl tut Ions from the peofk, re
fusing all aid, saying they trwHed 1m
the Lord for aa existence and had a
home but Heaven.
The farmhoHM of F. B. Dicker, wh
resides nu Mill creek, a boat 89 mllm
east of Engeae, was totally detrat(
by Are Tuesday after non. Mr. Dwhe
left home about 2 o'clock leaving a
small fire In the stove, and when be
returned at 4 o'clock be was tat la
time to ace the Inst wall fall In. Mr.
Deokor lost all his clothing, furniture,
etc. Ho la a single man. His Ion
will auount to fully (000. Tbo bouse
waa Insured for 800.
A new poatonke la to bo established
at Bollfountalu. Its name la to be
"Dusty," and tbo postmistress la to be
Miss Helen Elgin, daughter of F. U.
E gtu. Tho offlco la lo bo located soven
miles west of Monroe, In Buutou
county. Tho original name submitted
for tho offlco to nail under was "Bell
fountalu,"but tbe department declined
to adopt It ou account of Its length,
and asked that a shorter name be
suggested. This gave rie to tbe selec
tion of tba owa aud original anne
"Dusty," nays the Corvallls Times.
A ItqwveK.-Qjie of tbe greats
receivers In tbe olttheso day i tt-H
firm of Brewster &. White. Tkmy
receive and sell more feed than any
body, because they sell tho beat stock
for tbe least money, always;
Has Offered Better
Foster's Real Kid Warranted Gloves.
Silk Umbrellas, paragon frames,
choice assortment of bandies.
Heavy Bilk Mufllsm.
Blaok Fur Tippets.
Evealng Gloves, MoutqiMtalres
creaea and colon,
Foster's fanny slltcbod book gtoyse.
Large assortment of silk umbrellas.
Finely Embrolderied Bureau Scarfs,
Real seal pocket books.
Congo causa, solid silver tips.
Wblto Augora Fur Sets.
Choice Hue silk umbrellas.
Men's flue Fedora hats, -Ladies'
a Lace curtain.
Finest Down Comrorta.
Ladles' capca aud Jackets.
Novelties In umbrellas,
Stuttgart's sanitary night shirts
tr.nnu TTaiha M.tlfr M..H....i ... '
--r,v uiv Kuarauieeil.
Lidlea' fur capes.
Flnost quality Inco ourtalun.
For $2 . f
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