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THE MOBiNTfciGr ORE G 021 AN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1904.
Sam5! Rosenblatt & Company
Men's Suits t
and Overcoats i
OU need not be an expert to
see the difference between
the ordinary ready-made
clothing and our custom-tailored
ready-to-wear garments, which are
cut, tailored and finished just the
same as the highest-priced to
If y 01111 take the time to come
In, whenever you're near our
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equal to the finest to-order work
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We guarantee the fit and service
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the price is the very
HOLIDAY SALE OF
Men's Smoking Jackets
Our holiday line is now com
plete and offers choice from
every pretty style and material
Buying here means a saving
'-" of at least 25 per cent.
Prices range from
$4.35 to $8.95
An Ideal Christmas Present
We selected our assortment with the
greatest care and at every price from 50c
to $2.50, we have the choicest that the
market affords: not from one or two makers
only, but from all the best and when bay
ing here you will get patterns that cannot
be found anywhere else in town.
We have the best cravats in j-a
the world at the price OUw
oys' and Youths
Any Boy's Overcoat, age 3 to 6
of $5 and $7 values -n
this sale .IpJ.DU
Boys' Overcoats, all the latest
styles made up in the best pos
sible manner, of all woolen ma
terial. Ages 6 to 14 years:
$6 to $7 values . $450
$8 to $9 values . $6.00
$10 to $12 values $8.00
15 to 20 years, all styles
$10 values .... $8.50
$12.50 values . . $11.00
$15 values . . . $13.50
Toys For the Little Fellows Given With Suit or Overcoat
AMERICANS ARE OUT
Appeals on Steamer Arabia
Case Not Filed in Time.
RUSSIA WILL RETURN CARGO
event of war it would be swept away as
part of the enemy's plan to cripple us.
"Britain's handiest war chest is its hold
ings in American securities. There is usu
ally an Independent market in New Tork
for them. However, the American banks
and trust companies are increasing: their
loans at a very alarming rate and sudden
withdrawals of gold from the United
States stock might bring chaos. The
world's gold production Is increasing at
the rate of 500,000,000 (C500.000.000) every
ten years, but the Bank of England, the
financial center of the world, holds less
gold today than it did ten years ago.
"Finally, Britain's national expenditures
have advanced from SiO00,000 ($470,000,000)
in 1895, when the present ministry came
into office, to about 350.000.000 ($1,750,000,
000) for the financial year lM-05."
United States Also Lost an Oppor
tunity to Obtain a Decision on the
Question of Railway Mate
riel Being -Contraband.
ST. PETERSBURG. Dec S. Through
the failure of the Americans interested
in the cargo of the German steamer
Arabia, confiscated by the Vladivostok
prize court, to lodge an appeal, their
cases not only went by default before
the Admiralty Appeal Court, but the
United States Government lost an oppor
tunity to obtain a decision oa the ques
tion of railway material which mighthave
formed a basis for a renewal by the
United States of diplomatic representa
tions regarding such articles as condition
al contraband. The cargo originally con
fiscated consisted of about 2,500,000 pounds
of flour and railway material and machin
ery bound for Japanese ports.
The American Embassy at St. Peters
burg promptly notified the "Washington
authorities of the manner in which the
appeal should be 'lodged; but the papers
for the appeal only arrived after the de
cision of the Admiralty Court had been
rendered last Saturday. The British own
ers of 5500 sacks of flour, less than half
the amount in dispute, had regularly en
tered an appeal, and In accordance with
a. decision of the Foreign Office reached
some time ago and communicated to the
United States, there being no evidence that
this flour was destined for the use of the
enemy's forces, the decision of the "Vladi
vostok court was reversed.
Mr. Berime, who represents some of the
American claimants, thinks there is still
a possibility of reopening the case on ac
count of unavoidable delay incident to the
preparation and forwarding of the pa
pers because of the great distance. Steb-
lln Kaminsky, procurator of the Admir
alty, considers that the case is perma-
nently closed, on the ground that the
Americans, with due notice, failed to en
ter an appeal. The flour would, of course,
have been released, he says, but the Min
ister expresses the positive conviction
that the court would not have reversed
the decision of the lower court in the
case of railway material, the Russian view
being that railway material, whether con
signed direct to the Government or not.
would be used in building railways which
would be employed for the transporta
tlon of .troops and munitions of war.
The impression also exists In official.
circles that the Americans having failed
to exert legal remedies In the Russian
courts, the United States Government is
estopped from reopening the case through
M. Kalmlnsky says that neither the
Knight Commander nor the Calchas case,
in both of which Americans are Inter
ested, wllj come up on appeal until the
middle of January.
(The stoamcr Arabia sailed from Port
land.) URGES SHE BE READY FOR WAR
British Financiers Point Out She Is
Weak When It Comes to Funds.
LONDON. Dec. S. England's financial
condition, in view of the possibility of a
serious war, such as might come from
the Far Eastern struggle, has been
brought to the attention of the Cabinet by
a group of financiers who point out that
the Rueso-Japanese quarrel is a long way
from adjustment, and every day It Is pro
longed England is menaced by a conflict
with France and Russia. They ask:
"Are we prepared to finance such a war?
The navy may be adequate, but how
about- paying the bill without disaster?
British high credit deposits on call
throughout the whole country, including
those of the savings banks, amount to
1.000.000.000 (J5.000.000.000) with a reserve of
24.000.000 ($120,000,000). less than 24 per
cent. This reserve is ridiculous even If
there were no possibility of war. There is
an unprecedented amount of continental
money In England, much of it French, and
subject to immediate withdrawal. In the
BRITAIN MIGHT ONLY BLUSTER
RussianAdmlral Says She Can't Af
ford to Stop Sailing of Fleet.
ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 8. The papers
here, headed by the Novoe "Vremya, are
still -urgently pressing the campaign in
favor or the immediate reinforcement of
Admiral Rojestvensky's squadron. The
proposition to send out the Black Sea
fleet meets with popular favor. Irrespec
tive of the diplomatic difficulties In the
way. and in this fashion sentiment Is be
ing adroitly directed against the Foreign
Office and Admiralty, which is evidently
the real object of the promoters of the
Captain Clado, who was detached from
Admiral Rojestvensky's squadron In or
der to testify before the International
Commission to Inquire Into the North
Sea incident, again returned to the at
tack in a letter declaring that the argu
ment that the withdrawal of the Black
Sea fleet would weaken Russia's posi
tion in the Near East is not convincing.
Turkey's navy being powerless to threat
en Russia, if even the whole Russian fleet
departs. "While Great Britain might blus
ter, he adds, the oplnon is that she
really would act shortsightedly If she
opposed the exit of the fleet, as Russia,
if she loses her Far Eastern possessions,
must seek an outlet nearer home, either
In the Mediterranean or the Persian Gulf.
How, he Inquires, would Great Britain
like a Russian arsenal and a Russian
fleet within a few hundred miles of her
was adopted at today's session of the
International Seamen's Union of America
urging Congress to abolish the law pro
viding for imprisonment of seamen who
desert In foreign ports. The present law
does not punish seamen who desert their
ships In ports of the United States. A
proposal to affiliate with the International
Transport Workers' Federation was
adopted by the convention and referred to
a referendum vote of the membership at
RECLAMATION WORK DELAYED
Japanese Beat Off Russians.
TOKIO, Dec S. The following dispatch
has been received from Manchurian head
quarters under yesterday's date:
"At -2 o'clock In the morning of De
cember 6 the enemy posted at Twuchen
ylng advanced toward Paotzuyen, which
Is near Slanchan. Our watchers had
temporarily been withdrawn, but with re
inforcements we immediately recovered
"At 2 and at i in the morning of De
cember 7, the enemy attacked our posi
tion east of Fanshen and Helllntun,
which Is near the Shakhe River. The
attacks were entirely repulsed by sunrise."
Yakima Development Company Is Op
posing Great Project.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Dec 8. The State of Washington
Is endeavoring to enter into a contract
with the Washington Irrigation Company
for the reclamation of 50,000 acres of land
in the eastern portion of -Yakima. County,
but Is unable to close the deal because of
opposition that has been raised by the
Yakima Development Company. Until this
obstacle is removed, the Government will
not set apart the lands for the state, and
the state will be unable to close Its con
tract with the Washington Irrigation
State Land Commissioner Calvert came
to Washington to straighten out the tan
gle, and open the way to the reclamation
of this land, but found he could not over
come the objections raised by the Yakima
Development Company. The latter alleges
that the proposed Carey act project would
interfere with a scheme which it has In
contemplation Intended to irrigate 400,000
acres of land in the eastern part of Yakl
ma County. Commissioner Calvert says
this scheme is purely visionary: that there
Is not enough water available to Irrigate
any such tract. He says the real ob
jection grows, out of a county fight, the
western portion fighting the state's plan
because It is feared that the reclaiming
of 50,000 acres would Increase settlement
east of the river, and ultimately lead to
the division of the county. The Yakima
Development Company, In his opinion. Is
merely acting on behalf of the residents
west of the river. He expects to see the
case settled in favor of the state In the
end. but fears that many months may be
consumed In clearing away the obstruc
Complete Quiet Prevails at Mukden.
PARIS, Dec S. The Temps this even
ing published the following dispatch from
Mukden under today's date;
"I have just returneed from a ride
along the Russian front. The soldiers
are living -underground in preference to
the filthy Chinese houses. Complete quiet
prevails, and the general expectation Is
that the present quarters will be main
tained for the Winter. I learn from most
excellent sources that the reports that
a great battle is Imminent are unwarranted."
HITCHCOCK MAY HOLD ON.
Now Sure Third Squadron is to Go.
ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. S. The Asso
ciated Press Is authorized to announce
that Russia has no Intention of sending
the Black Sea fleet to reinforce Admiral
Rojestvensky's squadron. It is. however.
I Russia's purpose to dispatch a third
ffiiunuiuu uuui me xumc as soon as It
can be made ready. The third squadron
will consist of five armorclads. four
cruisers, ten torpedo-boats, two trans
ports' and two battleships.
Denies She Offered to Buy Ships.
LONDON. Dec. S.--The Foreign Office
says there Is no foundation for the story
that Great Britain has offered Turkey
money to buy Argentine and Chilean
warships In return for concessions which
would permit Great Britain to erect a
second Gibraltar on the Coast of Yemen,
which would give Great Britain control
of the lower entrance to the Red Sea.
Russian Boat Sails From Brest.
BREST." France. Dec. S. The Russian
torpero-boat destroyer Prouzltelny. which
was towed here for repairs from Cama
ret Bay December H, sailed today.
Seamen Want Lav Amended.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec S. A resolution
Many Believe He Will Remain in Of.
fice Until Land-Fraud Trials End.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington, Dec. S. "What is going to happen
That has been the first question asked
by nearly, every Western Senator and
Representative, upon his arrival In Wash
ington, and no one is able to give a posi
tive answer. For a time it was universal
ly believed Mr. Hitchcock was slated to
retire on March 4. for it has been an open
secret that all is not harmony between
the President and the Secretary of the
Interior, and it has been equally well un
derstood that the entire West Is clamor
ing for Hitchcock's scalp.
Within the last few days, however, the
opinion has gained ground1 that Secretary
Hitchcock will not retire on March 4,
but will continue In office into the new
Administration, for a time at least. This
belief is built on the assumption that, in
asmuch as the President heartily approves
Secretary Hitchcock's campaign against
parties to land frauds, he will not turn
the Secretary out of office while some
of the most Important of those cases are
still pending before the courts. Those
who expect Mr. Hitchcock to be reap
pointed believe he will continue in office
until the last of the land-fraud cases
have been decided by the courts.
NO SPRING SESSION
Roosevelt Abandons Idea of
FALL IS THE BETTER TIME
Subject of Tariff Revision Can Con
veniently Be Considered Then and
Final Action Taken at Regu-:
lar Session in December.
WASHINGTON. Dec S. President
Roosevelt is conferring daily with mem
bers of both the Senate and House of
Representatives on the subject of tariff
revision, and how the work shall be ac
complished. He has found that strong
opposition exists, to consideration of the
subject by' Congress at an extraordinary
session to be held next Spring, and it can
be said that the idea of calling an extra
ordinary session for next Spring practical
ly has been abandoned. It has been point
ed out to the President that It would
be Impossible for the committee to pre
pare a tariff measure for presentation
to the House before July 1 next. Repre
sentative Watson, of Indiana, had a con
ference with the President today.
While no decision yet has been reached
regarding the revision of the tariff, it 13
pretty well understood that now if re
vision should be decided upon, an extra
ordinary session of Congress will be called
to meet next Fall.
The subject will be taken up at that
session, and final action taken at the reg
ular session In December. This arrange
ment. It Is believed, will enable Congress
to dispose of the tariff question at a com
paratively early date in the regular ses
BEEF TRUST CASE NOT CALLED
Government Asks Courjt to Postpone
Hearing Until After Holidays.
WASHINGTON, Dec. S. The hearing by
the Supreme Court of the United States
In the case of Swift vs. the United States,
popularly known as "the beef trust,"
was today passed to an unfixed future
date, at the request of the Government.
The case was on the court's calendar for
today. Assistant Attorney Day stated
that the purpose of the motion was to
serve the convenience of the Attorney
General, who desires to participate In the
argument, and who was not prepared at
this time to proceed. He added that
counsel on the other side, had consented
to the postponement. Under the ar
rangement the argument .may be made
at any time uoon which counsel and the
In explanation of his action In moving
to pass the Immediate hearing of the case
Mr. Day made the following statement:
"It being doubtful whether this case
would be reached in time to conclude the
argument before the usual recess (next
week), for the Christmas holidays, It
was deemed best to postpone the argu
ment until the court convenes, January 3.
"This will avoid the danger of having
the argument Interrupted by the adjourn
ment for the holidays, and It will all then
be fresh in the minds of the Judges when
they so into conference to decide the
case. As the court will adjourn next
week they would not nrobably meet In
conference until after the holidays, and
there nothins: would be gained by its be
ing heard just oh the heels of adjournment."
the Canadian Pacific Railway Com
pany. Mr. Paterson insists that there
is no doubt about the correctness of
his statement. Some leading business
men who were seen tonight on the
question view it with something- like
alarm. On the other hand, the Cana
dian Pacific Railway Company vis
spending huge sums here on Improve
ments of various kinds, and the City
Council and citizens have the assur
ance of the company's directors that
It is the intention to make Victoria the
headquarters of the company's busi
ness on the Pacific Coast; nevertheless,
there 1 something' very like consterna
tion among the business community of
MAY LOSE HIS POSITION.
Head of Letter-Carriers Must Explain
Away Letter Sent Department.
WASHINGTON, Dec 8. The Postofflce
Department today called on James Keller,
president of the National Association of
Letter-Carriers, to show cause within
three days why he should not be removed
from the service as a carrier in the Cleve
land Postofflce. The action follows a re
ply received from Keller to a letter sent
to him by the department directing him
to return to duty at onc.
HILT, LINE TO WITHDRAW.
Canadian Pacific Will Have a Monop
oly In' Victoria.
VICTORIA, B. C. Dec. 9. T. W. Pat
erson, M. P. P., announced to the Vic
toria Board of Trade, at its meeting
last evening, that he had the best au
thority for telling them that the Great
Northern Railway Company had decid
ed to withdraw from this city, and
would abandon nil their Interests here
within a few months; also that the
Canadian Pacific Railway Company Is
now negotiating with the Alaska
Steamship Company, of Seattle, for the
withdrawal of the steamer Whatcom
from the Victoria-Seattle route, on
which it plys In opposition to the
steamer Princess Beatrice, operated by
the Canadian Pacific Railway Com
pany. This would, as Mr. Paterson
pointed out, give the Canadian Pacific
Company a complete monopoly of the
freight and passenger traffic to and
The announcement made a profound
impression on the members of the
board, many of whom are inclined to
take the matter most seriously as shut
ting out this city from healthy com
petition hitherto enjoyed, owing to the
existence of other routes than that of
Northwestern People In New York.
NEW YORK. Dec. S. (Special.)
Northwestern people registered at New
York hotels today as follows:
From Portland F. S. Morris. G. I.
Brown, at the Imperial; Misses Fail
ing at the Albemarle.
From Bethel. Wash. Mrs. G. D.
White, at the Continental.
From Tacoma H. Abbott, at the Se
ville. From Seattle-vH. A. Weinsteln, at the
Imperial; W. H. Goldson. at the Cos
mppolitan: F. H. Wade. M. T. M. Ken
wood. Mrs. I B. Kenwood, at the Ral
eigh: Mrs. S. Gillispie, at the Continental.
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J. C. StubDs a Friend of the Fair.
Mr. A. I. Craig, general passenser
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Mr. J. C. Stubbs. traffic director of the
Harriman system, in whlcii Mr. Stubos.
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