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THE SUNDAY OKEGONIAS, POSTLA2TD, JANUARY 29, 1&05.
HOPE OF LIBERTY
Czar Considers Calling
TO GOMSULT WITH HIM
Momentous Council Being Held
STRIKE GROWS IN POLAND
Communication With Warsaw, Lodz
and Baltic Cities Cut Off The
Strikers in Moscow Get Drynk
and Threaten Trouble.
Despite the fact that th strike in
ZtuMla is spreading In the Baltic prov
inces and In Poland, no disturbances of
any Importance were reported Saturday,
and tranquillity, it la hoped by the
authorities, will prevail today.
In Moscow, where 20.000 men are etlil
out. although work has ben resumed
in nearly all the mills, the situation
appears to be threatening. The men In
the industrial section became turbulent
during Saturday night. Th authorities
declare that measures have already
been taken to prevent trouble in Mos
cow. Arms have been removed from
gunsmiths shops and patrols of the
streets arc continued.
In the Baltic provinces and in Toland
the strikers are cutting telegraph lines
and interrupting: communications, and
fears are expressed of moro serious
disorders, especially in Poland.
ST. PETERSBURG. Jan. 29. There Is
much gossip about what is occurring at
Tsarskoc-Selo, but the one thins certain
is that the Emperor and his advisors have
not reached a decision regarding further
action. It is known, however, that a
project for the creation of a sort of
zemstvo body, with a limited membership
and along the lines of the Russian land
parliament, as a consultative body to His
Majesty, but without power of action, has
HARD ON THE YELLOWS.
Trepoff Threatens Expulsion Ar
rests of Liberal Leaders.
ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 23. Governor
General Trepoff has announced to some
foreign correspondents that, if they con
tinue to send out false and misleading re
ports of the situation, they will be de
ported. Maxim Gorky, the novelist, has been
brought back from Riga to the St. Peters
burg fortress, to which several leading
writers on the Naska Zlesn (Our Life) and
Xashashlsn (Our Time), the reform pa
pers, were also taken after their arrest.
M. Hessen. editor of Pravo, and M.
Herejeff and Shlrskyo, two famous Rus
lian historians, and several others who
made up the delegation which called on
M. Witte January 21 in an endeavor to
get him to intervene with Interior Min
ister Svlatopolk-Mirsky, In order to pre
vent trouble between the troops and
strikers the following Sunday, and who
were arrested early in the week, arc un
lerstood to be charged with trying to set
ap a, provisional government.
GETTING FULL OF VODKA.
Moscow Strikers Cause Alarm Their
Lot an Easy One.
MOSCOW. Jan. 2S. The situation here
tonight is sllghtlymorc threatening. The
men in the Industrial section are Indulg
ing in Saturday night sprees and have be
come turbulent. The disposition of the
troops makes serious trouble tomorrow
unlikely, but. If the men continue drink
ing, there undoubtedly will be disorders.
The authorities still hope to avoid blood
Khcd and do not apprehend any disorder.
They declare that an entire restoration of
order is certain. Nevertheless, it any in
clination is shown to disturb the peace.
they say, precautions already have been
taken to prevent it. The higher schools
have been closed until February 7 and
tiatrols are being continued.
The authorities are convinced that the
movement here was not occasioned by any
real grievances, but is merely the reflex
action of the St. Petersburg strike. They
say that in many cases the men walked
out of the factories under pressure, ask
ing employers to pardon them for so do
ing, and that they will not fall to resume
"Factor' hands here," sald a high offi
cial to the Associated Press, "enjoy bet
ter material conditions than in some
other countries, notably In Belgium. The
good relations between employers and
employes are shown In the absence of dis
orders In places where there were no
Commenting on the London telegram
posted at Moscow, to the effect that Great
Britain was supplying money to tie up
the Russian arsenals and dock-yards for
the purpose of aiding her ally, Japan,
one newspaper says:
"This is no time for such practical
jokes," and another paper declares itself
stupefied that the telegram should have
DEFIES THE CENSORSHIP.
Russian Newspaper Calls for Reforms
Proposed by Zemstvoists.
ST. . PETERSBURG. Jan. 2S. All
the dallies, except two, appeared this
morning In their accustomed form. The
others will resume publication tomorrow.
The papers are under orders to refrain
from all save the most cautious comment
on the occurrences of Sunday and the
following days, and they do not print any
details beyond the official reports, hold
ing that, as they are not permitted to
print -the truth fully and freely, they "will
print nothing further.
The Rues, however, indulges in an. open
attack -on the censorship, which it de
flares to be Inadvisable and inimical to
the true Interests of Russia at such a
critical time, and appeals to the newspa
pers throughout the land to disregard It
end print the truth as they see IL
The paper serves plain notice un the
government that the recent events Indi
cate that all Russia is demanding reform
and that the proposals of the zemstvoists
voice the feeling of the Russian people.
The elements behind the movement for
the betterment of Russia, it adds, are
not pickpockets, criminals or agitators,
hut landed proprietors, the educated
.classes -and Intelligent labor. In the press,
the Russ continues, the Government has
an unbiased and conscientious adviser.
The rulers of Russia dare not close their
ears to all but one set of opinions. The
-Russ also prints a 13-column discussion
on the labor situation in Russia.
Several of the most sensational of the
foreign .newspaper correspondents are re
ported to have been summoned to head
quarters by Governor-General Trepoft and
called to account for the lurid accounts
of recent happenings which they had sent
WORSE STORM IS COMING.
Fugitives From St. Petersburg Say
Revolution Is Impending.
BERLIN, Jan. 25. Foreign residents of
St. Petersburg- arc beginning to arrive in
Berlin to await developments. Soma
Americas and Englishmen who are
obliged to remain there to attend to
business are sending their families here.
The opinion of the arrivals is that the
present half-calm is only a period of
preparations for greater resistance to the
government, and that active smuggling of
arms and dynamite Is going on across the
Austrian frontier. St. Petersburg society
shares the belief that - more serious
events and even a revolution are Im
pending. The wife of a leading American of St.
Petersburg who has arrived here relate3
how a Princess who was expressing the
most positive views concerning Governor
General Trepoff to a Countess was Inter
rupted with the remark:
"You talk like an anarchist."
"Are you not one?" replied the Princess.
"I think we all are now." said the
Spencer F. Eddy, secretary of the
American Embassy at St. Petersburg,
was nearly ridden down by cavalry on
Tuesday, having got in between naif a
squadron of Cossacks charging a. crowd
and the crowd itself. He ran tnree blocks,
met the sleigh of an acquaintance. Jumped
on the. footboard behind and escaped.
SERGIUS IS THE MAN.
He Caused Publication cf Attack on
ST. PETERSBURG. Jan. 28 (5:50 P.
M.). The real origin of the charges con
tained in tho London telegram posted at
.Moscow by Assistant Police Chief Roud
neff, to the effect that Great Britain
has been supplying money to tie up the
Russian arsenals and dockyards for the
purpose of aiding her ally, Japan, la now
definitely laid at the door of Grand Duke
Sergius. The Grand Duke, according to
absolutely reliable Information from
Moscow, turned over the telegram to a
Moscow newspaper, which declined to
print it. whereupon, by the Grand Duke's
direction, M. Roudneff placarded it in the
Grand Duke Serglus connection with
the matter Is believed to be greatly em
barrassing Foreign Minister Lamsdorff,
who Is anxious to avoid a diplomatic In
Sir Charles Hardlnge, the British Am
bassador, followed up his personal re
quest for an explanation, Thursday, with
a letter on the subject yesterday, when
the same charges in another form ap
peared in official papers here. Count
Lamsdorff has not yet replied to this let
ter, although at the Foreign Office it is
alleged that official as well as unofficial
papers print telegrams containing news
which has not the slightest government
RIOTERS AT LIBAU DISPERSED.
Troops Stop Looting and Governor
Appeals to Loyalty.
LIBAU, Russia, Jan. 28. There were
some demonstrations on the part of tho
strikers during the night and attempts
were made to loot bakeries, but the rioters
were dispersed by the troops, who have
been reinforced by a regiment from Kov-
no. Some telegraph poles were torn down.
but they have been replaced.
The Governor today issued a proclanuv
tlon reminding the workers of the patriot
ism they displayed on the occasion of the
recent visit of Emperor Nicholas and tho
imperial family to Llbau. declaring tho
strike Is the result of the activity ofevll
dlsposed revolutionists, who have nothing
in common with the workmen, and urging
the latter to return to work and not em
barrass the country while at war. If they
resume their employments the Governor
will help them. Otherwise he will take
energetic measures to restore order.
RED FLAG WAVES IN BOSTON.
Sympathizers With Revolution March
but Oratory l& Stopped.
BOSTON, Jan. 2S. For two hours this
evening a procession of several hundred
Russian revolutionist sympathizers, led
by a fife and drum corps, marched
through snow-filled streets with a huge
blood-red flag fluttering beside the Stars
and Stripes, with lettered signs proclaim
lng the object of the demonstration. At
times the marchers sang "The Marseil
laise" and cheered such sentiments as
"Long live the revolutionists" and "Down
with the Russian government.
When the procession had disbanded In
the West End. the leaders briefly ad
dressed the crowd, and a Socialist orator
began an address from the window of a
house. His speech was cutshort. how
ever, by the announcement that the po
lice would allow no speaking to the
crowd in the f treet.
WILL NOT MAKE REFORMS.
Committee of Ministers Rejects Ad
vice of Witte.
ST. PETERSBURG. Jan. 28. At the
last meeting of the committee of Minis
ters. President Wltte. according to the
Russ, cmphaslxed the necessity for the
committee to discuss and formulate Its
views on the recent events at the capital
He considered that an Inquiry Into their
causes and the initiation of measures to
prevent their recurrence were impera
tive. After a brief discussion, how
ever, the committee rejected M. Wltte's
suggestion, on the ground that such
action was not within Its jurisdiction.
GREAT STRIKE IN POLAND.
Warsaw and Lodz Are the Centers
and Communication Stops.
WARSAW. Jan. 2S. A hundred thou
sand people are now out on strike. Thus
far there have been no disturbances of
any Importance. The streetcars arc not
running and no newspapers wcro pub
lished here this rooming. There Is prac
tlcally no bread left in the bakeries.
About 100.000 persons have struck a
Lodz. Telephone communication with
city has been Interrupted by the strikers.
TO INTERCEDE FOR GORKY.
German Writers and Artists Will
Plead With Czar for Mercy.
BERLIN. Jan. 2S. German litterateurs
and artists are alarmed as to the fate of
Maxim Gorky, the Russian author, who
was recently arrested in Riga In connec
tion with the stand taken by him In the
strike rlob?, and a spontaneous move
roent has begun for a formal appeal to
Emperor Nicholas to spare a writer who
has established a world-wide reputation
At a meeting held here tonight a c.n
mlttee was appointed to take charge of
the petition and secure signatures. Many
prominent persons already have signified
their intention to support the movement.
FLEEING FROM DESPOTISM.
Great Increase in immigration From
Russia in December.
"WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. An immense.
almost startling, increase in immigration
Is shown by the figures of tho month of
December, which have been compiled by
Commissioner of Immigration Sargent.
The increase in the number of Immigrants
from Russia and Austria-Hungary nan
particularly Increased, and the increase
from Russia is considered especially sig
In December, 1S02, the number arriving
from Russia was 10.1S4; in December, 39C3,
10.431. and in December. ISO. 15.992. The
Immigration, from Austria-Hungary in
December shows an increase of 12.73S over
that of December, 1303. aggregating 23.433.
From the whole of Europe the immigra
tion last December was an Increase
of 17.57S over December a year ago.
BLAME FIXED ON KURZEFF.
Lieutenant of Battery Arrested for
Firing on Czar.
ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 2S. Formal
charges of negligence and inattention to
duty have been preferred against Substi
tute Lieutenant Kurzeff. who had Imme
diate charge of the gun from which a
shell was fired January 19 during the
ceremony of blessing tho waters, which
was attended by Emperor Nicholas. The
official view Is that the accident was a
result of carlessncss In leaving a charge
of grape In the gun after a practice which
had occurred two days previously.
COMMUNICATION CUT OFF.
Strikers in Poland and Baltic Prov
inces Sever Telegraph Lines.
ST. PETERSBURG. Jan. 29 (1 A. JL
The most serious feature of the strike, sit
uation is its continual extension in the
Baltic provinces and In Poland. Strikers
are cutting telegraph wires and interrupt
ing communications, and fears are ex
pressed of most serious disorders, espe
cially In Poland.
NOBLES FOR LIBERTY.
They Petition Czar to Summon Na
ST. (PETERSBURG. Jan. 2S. A small
group of nobles ot the Institute of Mos
cow have prepared a petition asking Em
peror Nicholas to. convoke a National
Strike Spreads at Warsaw.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. Consul-Gener-
al Watts, at St. Petersburg, cabled the
State Department today In regard to the
situation in Russia as follows:
"Strike spreading. Just received cable
grams from Warsaw that all workshops
are stopped. vllna railway men Join
ing. Gas works and water works are be
ing operated by soldiers."
Italians Send Funds to Strikers.
ROME, Jan. 2S. Manifestations of sym
pathy with the strikers In Russia are go
ing on throughout Italy, and funds are
being collected for them. The Roman
Socialists have decided to hold a proces
sion Sunday, notwithstanding the prohi
bition of the police, and the government
has taken extraordinary measures to
maintain order. The garrison has been
reinforced by 1200 men.
Finance Minister Is Hopeful.
PARIS, Jan. 29. The St. Petersburg
correspondent of the Echo de Paris tele
graphs an Interview he had with Finance
Minister Kokovosoff. in which the Minis
ter declared that the situation was im
proved, that the admiralty yards are
working and that the economic situation
in Russia is favorable. A general strike.
he said, is Improbable.
Have No News of Disturbances.
ST. PETERSBURG. Jan. 23. 3 A. M.
No reports of disturbances at Dorpat,
Reval or Lodz have been received here:
$20,0CO FOE HUSIC.
Neil Moret, Who Got 510,000 for
"Hiawatha," Gets $20,000 for the
Latest Musical Sensation,
BOSTON. Jan. 2S. Everybody knows
the unprecedented success of "Hiawatha,"
an air which swept the world and which
has become a household word everywhere.
Novelists have paid tribute to Its fame by
naming the air In popular stories. It
will bo remembered that $10,000 was paid
Nell Moret for it. This grand composer.
however, has just written a two-step
serenade which has taken hold of the
popular heart as no former production
lias ever done. The composition Is enti
tled "Moonlight," and It is so exceedingly
beautiful and melodious that it at once
thrilled even auditor. The unparalleled
sum of $20,003 was paid Nell Moret for
"Moonlight," by The Whitney-Warner
Publishing Company. This firm are the
largest publishers of popular music in the
world, and they have given to the public
every striking musical hit of the past ten
ycare. Their judgment Is singularly cor
rect, and In no instance has this fact been
better illustrated than In the price they
paid for "Moonlight, the delightfully en
trancing and world-thrilling composition
for which all music-lovers will certainly
thank them. Mr. Moret, who resides in
this city, is the recipient of universal
congratulations upon his latest stupen
THE VALUE OF CHARCOAL
Few People Know How Useful It Is
In Preserving Health and Beauty.
Nearly everybody knows that charcoal
Is the safest and most efficient disinfect
ant purifier In Nature, but' few real
ize Its value when taken In to the human
system for the same cleansing purpose.
Charcoal is a remedy that the more you
take of it the better; It is not a drug at
all. but simply absorbs the gases and lm
purities always present In the stomach
and intestines and carries them out of
Charcoal sweetens the breath after
smoking, drinking or after eating onions
and otner oaorous vegeuioies.
Charcoal effectually clears and im
proves the complexion, it whitens the
teeth and further acts as a natural and
eminently safe cathartic.
It absorbs the injurious gases which col
lect in the stomach and bowels; it disin
fects the mouth and threat from the pol
son of catarrh.
All druggists sell charcoal in one form
or another, but probably the best char
coal and the most for tho money Is in
Stuat-s Charcoal Lozenges; they are
composed of the finest powdered willow
charcoal, and other harmless antiseptics
in tablet form, or rather In the form of
large, pleasant tasting lozenges, the char,
coal being mixed with honey.
The dally use of these lozenges will
soon tell In a much Improved condition
of the general health, better complexion,
sweeter breath and purer blood, and the
beauty of it is. that no possible harm can
result from their continued use. but on
the contrary, great neflt.
A Buffalo physician, iu speaking of the
benefits of -crcoal. says: "I advise Stu.
art's Charcoal Lozenges to all patients
suffering from gas in stomach and bow
els. and to clear the complexion and miri.
fy t-e breath, mouth and throat; I also
believe the liver Is -really benefited by
the daily use of them; they cost but 23
cents a box at drugstores, and although
in some sense a. patent preparation, yet
I believe I get more and better charcoal
in Stuarfs Charcoal Lozenges than In
any or we orainary charcoal tablets."
SHOWED GOOD FAITH
Senator Ankeny. Explains the
FOSTER'S CHANGE OF FRONT
That Alone, He Shows President, Was
Cause of Misunderstanding
Piles Will Be Consulted and
Stewart Mot Confirmed.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Jan. 28. Senator Ankeny made bis
promised call at the White House . this
morning and talked over with the Presi
dent the Seattle postmastersblp and the
circumstances which yesterday threat
ened to place him In a bad light before the
Administration. He frankly outlined to
the President his position as given In
these dispatches yesterday, showing that,
in opposing Stewart's nomination, he had
acted in perfect good faith and in the In
terest and, as he understood, with tho
entire co-operation and approval ot his
colleague. While unwilling to discuss
what transpired at his Interview, Senator
Ankeny appeared perfectly satisfied with
the outcome, indicating that no mlsun
derstandlng existed "between the Presi
dent and himself, that the President had
a perfectly clear understanding of his at
titude and did not disapprove of his
It Is understood that Ankeny made no
request for the withdrawal of the nom
ination of Stewart, but it Is also under
stood that there will be no action by tho
Senate on Stewart's nomination until after
Senator-elect Piles reaches Washington.
some time next month.
Technically speaking. Piles has no say
about this apolntment until after March
A, but the fact that be halls from Seattle
and will soon become a full-fledged Sena
tor gives his preferences weight, and It
Is believed that If Stewart is not con
firmed at this session because of Piles
opposition, the President will not be at
all disappointed. It looks as though Sen
ator Ankeny would prevent Stewart's con
firmation. In that event Representative
Humphrey will have nothing more to say
about the selection of the Seattle post
master and the choice will be left to the
As the smoke of yesterday's Incident
lifts. Senator Foster is shown to be in the
position of having first opposed Stewart's
nomination and then shifted and con
sented to his reappointment. It was ins
unfortunate method of shifting bis base
that came so near causing disaster for his
colleague, who had all along been looking
after his interests. Had he notified Sena
tor Ankeny ot his change of heart, so that
Ankeny could have acted accordingly, ha
would have spared the Junior Senator a
very bad night and considerable uneasl
RIVER AND HARBOR SURVEYS.
Bill Provides for Much- Work in the
Northwest Ankeny's Amendments
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Jan. 23. The rivers and harbors
committee today adopted an additional
section to its bill authorizing surveys
of proposed improvements, to determine
their merits and estimated cost. Such
surveys are always made before appro
priations can be allowed. Among the sur
veys authorized are the following:
Columbia River and tributaries above
Celllo, Columbia between Wenatchee and
Kettle Falls, Astoria harbor, Clatskanle
River. Everett, Olympla and Hwaco har
bors, inner Grays Harbor, South Bend to
Raymond. Swamlsh River, Swinomlsh
Slough and Clearwater River, with a view
to opening It to barge navigation.
Senator Ankeny has prepared and will
offer two amendments to the river and
harbor bill, one appropriating 550,000 for
Improving the Columbia River between
the mouth of the Okanogan and Kettle
Falls, another appropriating $25,(00 for Im
proving Olympla harbor.
FOR BREMERTON NAVY-YARD.
Amounts Provided in Naval ApproprI
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
Ington, Jan. 2S. The naval appropriation
bill reported to the House today carries
5233,000 for the Puget-Sound navy -yard
Following are the items:
Extension of construction plant, $20,000
sewer system. $500; grading, $20,000; fire
protection system. $10,000: electric-light
plant, $10,000; telephone system. $1500; rail
road and equipment, $60M; boat-shop for
construction and repair, $20,000; water sys
tens. $3000; heating system, $6000; loco
motive and crane-track about drydock.
$30,000; dredging. $10,000; quay wall, $23,000
roads and walks, $5000; joiner shop for
construction and repair, $0000; machinery
for yards and docks, $2000; additional
OVER $100,000,000 FOR NAVY.
Appropriation Bill Allows Over $40,
000,000 for Building.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 2S.-Tho Naval ap
propriation bill agreed upon in commit
tee yesterday, was reported today by
Chairman Foss, of the House committee
on Naval affairs. The bill carries an ap
propriatlon of $100,070,079. while the e3tl
mates aggregate $119,639,633. The appro--
priatlon last year was $2,564,939 less than
Authority Is given the Secretary of the
Navy to construct by contract or in a
Government navy-yard, as he deems to
the best Interest of the service, the col
Her authorized last year to be built at a
navy-yard on the Pacific Coast. The prln
clpal Items of the bill are:
Pay of the Navy, $17,000,000; Bureau of
navigation. $1,719,750;; bureau of ordnance.
$M&e.30S; bureau of equipment, JG.171.CCS
bureau of yards and docks. $327.4C; public
works, bureau of yards and docks, $2,573,
300; bureau of construction and repair.
S7.372.S2I: bureau of steam engineering.
$3j77,SO0: marine corps. $4,119,235; bureau
of supplies and accounts, $5,872,932.
Under the head of Increase of the Navy.
J23.410.S23 is appropriated for construction
and repairs: $15,000,000 for armor and arm
a meat, and $$43,000 for equipment. An ap
propriatlon of $100,005 is made for tor
pedoes and appliances, the committee
stating that there are on hand today bare
ly enough torpedoes to allow one shot for
each tube or torpedo gun.
Anions the items in appropriations made
for public works, under the bureau o
yards and docks are: Mare Island. $1M,-
000; Puget sound. 1213,500.
There are -among the appropriations
made for public works- at the naval sta-
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Ail Our Readers May
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Pain or dull ache In the back is unmis
takable evidence of kidney trouble. It is
Nature's timely warning to show you
that the track of health is not clear.
If these danger signals are unheeded.
more serious results are sure to follow;
Blight's disease, which is the worst form
of kidney trouble, may steal upon you.
The mild and the extraordinary effect
of the world-famed kidney and bladder
remedy. Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, Is soon
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remedy, 8wamp-Koot, cured mj trouble, and
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B. H. Cbalker, Ex. Chief of Pollce.
Lame back is only one symptom of kid
ney trouble one of many. Other symp
toms showing that you need Swamp-Root
are, being obliged to pass water often
during the day and to get up many times
during the night. Inability to hold your
urine, smarting or Irritation in passing,
brick-dust or sediment in the urine, ca
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headache, dizziness; poor digestion, sleep
lessness, nervousness, irregular heart-
beating, rheumatism, bloating, irritability,
tlons: Samoan Islands, J1000; Olongapo,
Philippine Islands. $100,000; Guam, $10,000.
The sum of SSOO.OOO is acnroDriatpd for
the work of rebuilding the Naval Acad
emy. EULOGIES ON HOAR.
Senate Devotes Day to Memory of Its
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28. Eulogies unon
the departure of the late Senator Hoar,
Massachusetts, particularly engrossed
the attention ot the Senate today. There
were 18 speeches by as many Senators.
Including Senator Hoar's colleague, Lodge.
ana his successor. Crane. After the con
clusion .of the memorial services the Sen
ate adjourned out of respect to the dead
In opening the memorial services. Lodge
presented the usual resolution of notifica
tion to the House. The addresses were
made largely by tho older Senators.
abounding In reminiscence and high erf-
comium. Aiuson ana vjocKreu, as tne
two oldest members from either side of
the chamber, followed Jodge and were
In turn succeeded by Piatt (Conn.), who
stood next to Hoar on the committee on
judiciary. Several Senators on both sides
referred to Senator Hoar's divergence
from his party on the Philippine question
and all Instanced his attitude on that
subject as characteristic of him and In
dicative of his courage and honesty.
Before tho memorial services were en
tered upon tho Senate passed a resolu
tion, presented by Proctor, making Inquiry
of the Secretary of "War why the fresh
meat used by American troops la the
Philippines was not purchased In the Uni
PENSION BILLS ARE RUSHED.
House Passes One for Oldest Veteran
of Civil War.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 2S. In a ses
sion of less than two hours today
the House passed 373 pension bills ah J
Don't think you can cure yonr dyspepsia
rinfany other way than by strengthening
and toning your stomach.
That Is weak and to capable of performing
L Its fonctione, probably because yon h&7e
imposed upon It In one way or another over
and over again.
Yon should tts
It strengthens and tones the stomach,
and 'permanently cures dyspepsia and all
stomach troubles. Accept no substitute.
Risk and extravagance all
by Schilling's Best goods and
Your grocer's; money back.
Root, the Great Kidney,
Remedy,' Will Do for You,
Have a Sample Bottle
wornout feeling, lack of ambition, loss of
flesh, sallow complexion.
" If your water when allowed to remain
undisturbed In a glass or bottle for
twenty-four hours forms a sediment or
settling, or has a cloudy appearance. It is
evidence that your kidneys and bladder
need Immediate attention.
In taking Swamp-Root you afford nat
ural help to Nature, for Swamp-Root Is
the most perfect healer and gentle aid to
the kidneys that is known to medical
In order to prove the wonderful merits
of Swamp-Root you may have a sample
bottle and a book of valuable Informa
tion, both sent absolutely free by mall.
The book contains many of the thousands
upon thousands of testimonial letters re
celved from men and women cured. The
value and success of Swamp-Root is so
well known that our readers are advieed
to send for a sample bottle. In sending
your address to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Blng
hamton, N. T., be sure to say you read
this generous offer In The Sunday Orego
nlan. The genuineness of this offer Is
If you are already convinced that
Swamp-Root Is what you need, you can
purchase the regular fifty-cent and one
dollar size bottles at drug stores every
where. Don't make any mistake, but re
member the name. Swamp-Root, Dr. K1I
mer's Swamp-Root, and the address, Blng-
hamton, N. T., on every bottle.
received for the- calendar the naval
and diplomatic appropriation bills. The
session was devoted to legislation en
tirely devoid of discussion.
Among the pension bills passed was
one increasing from $12 to $24 a month
the pension of "William Welch, of
Acworth. N. H. Welch will be 105
years old March 16 next and was 60
years old when he enlisted. Ho holds
the record of being the oldest pension
er In the Civil War and Is just a
month younger than Hlram Cronk, who
holds the same record for the war of
1812. The House cleared the pension
A Senate bill incorporating in the
District of Columbia the trustees of
tho Grand Encampment of Knights'
Templar of t'ae United States was
A resolution was agreed to author
izing the Department of Commerce
and Labor to investigate the Iron and
steel Industry in the United States.
CANT GET ENOUGH VESSELS.
Restriction of Transport Business to
American Vessels Is Injurious.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28. The Navy
Department Is having much trouble In
the transportation of coal to the Asiatic
station on account of the statute which
requires such shipments to be made in
American bottoms. Rear-Admiral Manney,
Chief of the Bureau of Equipment, has
again recommended that authority bo
given for making such shipments in for
elgn bottoms until the supply of fuel in
storage at Cavite shall be sufficient to
Justify the delay caused by the difficulty
In obtaining American bottoms at rea
Booker Washington With Roosevelt
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28. Booker T
Washington, principal of Tuakegee In
stitute, had a. conference with Presi
dent Roosevelt todav. Professor Wah
Ington's call was Induced bv the desire
of the President to talk to him about
a matter of purely personal concern.
To Aid Railroad to the Yukon.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. Senator
Dietrich Introduced a bill today provid
ing Government nld for th iwrmfnietinn
of a railway and telegraph .line from
vajaez to iagte city. Alaska.
Supreme Judge Halch Resigns.
HONOLULU. Jan 2S Justice Hail, nr
the Supreme Court, has tendered his res
ignation, owing to ui-nealth. He was ap
pointee in juiy last.
BLAZE IE Oil ATT A
(Continued from Page. I.)
approximately as follows: M. E. Smith
dry gods. $100,000 on stock; five com
mission houses ot J. R. Snyder, Cv H.
Mullen,. Marsh & Marsh. R. Bingham &
Co.: Tremaln & More, $30,000; Voegel
& Dinning- Company, wholesale confec
tloners, $10,000 : Porter. RIordan
Hoobler, manufacturing chemists, $75,
000: KIrkendall Shoe Company, stock
estimated by manager at $250,000: Mil
lard- & Tate building. $75,000: Merce
estate building. $121,000; Martln-Cott
Hat Company. $20,000. There were a
number of other losses, the amount of
which "Is not yet available.
Block Burnea at Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS. Jan. 2S. Fire broke
FOR 30 DAYS
Boston Painless Dentists
Ar no it giving their annual CUT-RATH
PRICKS on all dental work. The charges,
are less than collets prices, and all work
done by our painless system and by pec!al
Ut ot 12 to 20 xperivnce-
Price Lntil Marca 1.
Extracting Free. 1 Examinations free.
Silver Filling. ...35cGold Fillings 75c
Gold Crown ...$3.00iFoU St Teeth... 3,M
AM WORK GUARANTEED
FOR TEN YEARS.
Have your teeth extracted without pals
and replaced with sew ones the same day.
Come In at once ind take advantac cf low
rates. Be sure you are in the right place.
Boston Painless Dentists
Fifth and Morrison Streets.
Entrance 291 Morrison Street.
Largest Dental Concern in the World.
207 lbs. 180 lbs.
MRS. E. WILLIAMS. 583 Elliott Sq're,
Buffalo. N. T.
Lost la weirht 8? pounds
Lost in bust .8 laches
Lostlnwaiit 10 Inches
Lost In hips 20 laches
this picture gives you an idea or. my ap
parenc6 before and after my reduction by
Dr. Snyder. My health is perfect. I never
enjoyea better neaith in my lite, not &
wrinkle to be seen. Why cany your burden
longer, when relief is at hand?
Mrs. LHariotte vroodw&ra.
Oregon City. Oregon.
Lost 65 Founds.
Mrs. Jcnale Stockton,
Lost 60 pounds.
Mrs. T. 8. Brown,
Lost 65 pounds.
Dr. Snvder sru&r&ntees bis treatment to bs
nerfectlT harmless in every nartlcular. No
exercise, no starving, no detention from busi
ness, no wrmxies or aiscoraxorr. Jjr. tsny
der has been a specialist in the successful
treatment of obesity tor tne past years.
and has the unquauned. Indorsement oi tne
medical fraternity. A booklet, telling all
about It. free, write today.
O. W. F. SNYDER. M". D.
611 Dekum bid?.. Third and Washington its.
II be cannot iudvIt t
ether, bat tend itunp for f
iMtnued book UJ.lt sires
icll tfxrtt ralxrj and directions In.
Talnable to ladle. MAKVKXjCe.,
41 Park Row, New York.
CURIO ANTIQUITIES B sold
NATHAN JOSEPH, Wholesale Dealer
604 MERCHANT ST.. Saa Francisco, California
INDIAN STONE, ARROW OR SPEAR POINTS,
Relics. Works of Art, Idols, Indian War Clubs. Spears,
Shields, Mats, Baskets, Bows. Arrows, Dolos. Wat
Iarfensents. SKULLS OF ALL NATIONS.
ANTIQUE SILVER. FLINT GUNS, PISTOLS.
BRONZES. COINS. Carvings in any material. Natirs
Clothes, Armor, War Medals. Send for photographs.
out in the Murhpy-Travis Printing
Company's plant In the Harmonla block
tonight and destroyed property to tho
extent of $200,000. The building was
occupied by the Murphy-Travis Print
ing Company, the Carlson Manufactur
ing Company, the Peterson Carpet
Company, the Twin City Wine Com
pany, the Dally Legal News and the
Minneapolis Plating Company.
HAY ROW IN" YALE CREW.
Ambrose Scott Vili Try Out With
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 2S. (Spe
cial.) Among the students who have been
selected for the preliminary 'varsity row
ing squad at Yale is Ambrose Scott, of
Portland Or., who is a freshman in the
academic department- As this is Scott's
first year at Tale, it Is not known how he
will work out. but he will given a fair
chance along with the other 39 candidates
who have started under Captain Whlttier
and Coach "Kennedy.
Resuming Work at Moscow.
MOSCOW. Jan. 23. All the newspapers
reappeared today. The factory Inspectors
report that 20,000 persons are still out on
strike Work Is being resumed at almost
all the mills which had been closed, but
on the other hand some large mills, in
cluding Prohoroffs. where the men were
paid yesterday, have struck.
Tho situation Is not causing alarm,
although there Is some anxiety regarding
a possible disturbance tomorrow.
Cures Coids and
The symptoms of Grip are: Influenza
watery eyes and nose pains and
soreness in the head and chest
Pleurisy pains In the side lame back,
with pains In the limbs violent, rack
ing Cough, incessant like Bronchitis
sore, swollen throat, like Quinsy, but
seldom ulcerated great and general
prostration, lassitude, disinclination if
not total incapacity for work fever
Ishness, great thirst. If -you have any
of. these symptoms. Dr. Humphreys
"Seventy-seven" is the remedy and
cure needed. "77" will break up the
Grip or Cold and prevent an attack cf
At Dro?iflW. 23 cntn. or ma lied.
Humphreys Hotneov Medicine Co., Cor. Wil
liam, and John Streets. New Tork.
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