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THE DALLES, OREGON. MONDAY. DECEMBER 23 1901.
Shareholders in Panama Waterway
Anxious to Trade Would be
Pleased to Barter Their Property
to the United States at anv Price
Paris, Dec. 21. At a meeting of tbe
board of directors of tbe Panama Canal
company, Thursday, President Hontin,
who recently returned here from the
United States, and M. Choron, director
of tbe works, resigned. Tbe report pre
sented at the meeting of tbe sharehold
ers of tbe eanal company here this
afternoon reviews the negotiations lor
tbe sale of canal property to tbe United
8 tares, and says:
"The decision of the isthmian com
mission was evidently doe to s mis
understanding, which mast be dissipat
ed. We shall ask you to give us lull
powers to negotiate with the govern
ment of tbe United States.
"Our negotiators will be instructed to
notify tbe American government that
we are prepared to set aside the valua
tions which have been considered as the
price asked, and which have been judged
unacceptable, and we offer to take as a
basis of tbe discussion tbe figures and
declarations contained in conclusions ot
tbe isthmian commission's report'"
After an uproarious session the share
holders almost nnanimonsly voted to
adopt tlte proposition set forth in tbe
report, empowering tbe board to con
clude tbe aale and concession, to tbe
United States, of all the Panama Can
al Company's properties.
"Get the United States to bay tbe
canal at any pries, in order to save some
of onr money," seemed to be tbe preva
lent feeling and tbe gist of tbe speeches
HormoBlsm Is a Menace.
New Yoke, Dec. 21. At a meeting of
tbe members of tbe West End Presby
terian church, it was decided to endorse
the work for tbe proposed amendment
to tbe constitution so that polygamy
may be made impossible in the United
Rev. N. E. Clemeneon, of Logan,
Utah, was tbe principal speaker. He
told of polygamy as he had seen it on
his own street, end bow tbe Mormons
were still living with many wives, con
trary to their pledges when Utah was
admitted into statehood. Ho thought
the dangers in Idaho greater than in
Utah, as less attention is paid Mormons
there, and they live openly with their
wives under the system they call "cel
estial marriage" and which they deny to
Mrs. W. P. Whits, who for years baa
been doing missionary and educational
work among tbe Mormons, told bow
her schooibonse had been attacked and
wrecked by a mob. She declared that
tbe Mormon church bad political con
trol of several western states. Mrs.
White also said that under their mar
velous system of colonizing doubtful
states, tbe Mormons before long would
control 13 states, and it would then be
impossible to kill polygamy without
nu Panat la lrlad.
Loxdox, Dec. 18. There is every in
dication that tbe government is deter
mined to conduct a vigorous campaign
against the United Irish league, and Mr.
Redmond's speech at Cork is taken to
mean that tbe league is prepared to de
Tbe situation in Ireland at present is
very critical, and seemingly the straggle
between the law. representing the
tenant, which rendered tbe early
eighties historic, is about to be re-en
acted. Large numbers of mounted and
unmounted do Hoe have been drafted to
to counties Clare, Mayo.
Townee-Mo, Wash., Dec 21.
determined to evade
a members of
ir. The in
Is to tfeatfcat a large
with capital stocks of $1,000,000 and op.
wards, -rd stock to the amount ol $500
will be issued to Chinese coming to
America so they can show upon being
examined by tbe customs officials at a
port of entry that they belong to the ex
empt class, or merchants.
This sction is said to be the result of
tbe agitation for a more stringent txclu-
eion law at the expiration of the present j
law next May. The Chinese immigra
tion brokers in tbe southern provinces
believe that the new law will exclude all
except merchants or members of mer
cantile firms who have heretofore been
admitted upon showing that tbev are
interested in firms to tbe amount of
$500, and that large numbers will soon
start from the Orient armed with stock
in tbe new companies.
A Medical rlcover.r.
Axx Arbob, Mich., Dec. 22. Keen
interest has been aroused in the medi
cal profession here by the reports of a
discovery of unusual importance at tbe
bacteriolegical labratory of tbe Univer
sity of Michigan. It is stated that ex
periments by Dr. Frederick G. Novy
and ProfesSor Paul C. Freer, a chemist,
have produceM what is believed to be an
antiseptic for sucb intestinal diseases as
cboleia, typhoid fever and dysentery.
The preparation baa been tried with
success in experiments on small animals
previously inoculated with intestinal
Q 1 86 e W?B and during tbe past week five
medical students have been undergoing
a course of experiments with tbe prepar
ation. It is stated that tbey were re
stricted to a diet of sterilized milk, being
treated in the meantime aitbtbenew
preparation, and that repeated chemical
analyses daring the period showed the
utter deetruction of iutestiual poisons.
Dr. Kovy and bis assistant positively
decline to disease tbe reported diecovery
or tbeir experiments for publication.
Scriptural Dos; liaaaea.
The other any, when Counsellor Ed
Hantet, one of the sons of Steuben
county, met Jack Bwitaer, of Bath,
father of the American champagne in
dustry at the Fifth Avenue hotel, he
told him that a friend of his had a new
dog. "It's a fighting dog," added the
counsellor, "and he wants anjeppropri
ate name for it."
Tell him to call it Moreover," said
Moreover!" exclaimed tin- counsel
Yes," replied Bwitaer, "Moreover,
after the first fighting dog on record.''
Never heard of him," declared the
'Go read your bible, then," said
Switzer, "and see where it rays that
Moreover, the dog came and licked
Lazarus.' I don't know what breed
Moreover was, but he must have been
a fighting dog or he wouldn't have
licked Lazaruf ." New York Tribune.
A MeeUaa Called.
Helena. Mont., Dec. 21. Tbe pro
poeed meeting of tbe governors and at
torney generals of the nortnwesiern
states to discuss a plan of preventing
the Northern Securities Company from
bringing about a practical consolidation
of tbe Northern Pacific Great Northern
and Burlington, will be bold m Helena,
Monday, December 30tb. This was
agreed upon today by Governor Van
Sent, of Minnesota, and Governor
Toole, after an exchange of telegrams.
Berlin, Dec. 22. It is stated on good
authority that tbe German government
is preparing for military action against
Venezuela in order to compel a settle
ment of German claims against that
country. It is said that Germany has
Sint an ultimatum to Vent socle, threat'
nine forcible measures lo compel tbe
satisfaction of German creditors.
A NM MUlteaalre
Lately starved in London because bo
coo Id not digest his food. Early ose of
Dr. King's New Life Pills would have
saved bim. They strengthen the stomach ,
aid digestion. promots , aeeuBllatioo, im
prove appetite. Sold by G. C. Blakeley,
Moki Tea positively cares Sick Head
scbe, indigestion and constipation. A
delightfal herb drink. Bemoves all
oraptioae of tbe skin, prodoelnga perfect
ooesplexioo, or money jaaa4ed. K ato
and Mete. BUaaleT.ajfce droggiet.
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TOMORROW will be the Busiest Day of all do your shopping in the morning.
A Superb Xmas Gift
one of our fine tailor-made Overcoat.
Many are taking advantage of the
special price concessions We are making
in overcoat and suit.
Every nieuV, youths' and boy' suit
and overcoat redwood. Suit and over
coats that were from $10 to 30 inclusive
$8.45 to $21.85.
Store will be Closed All Day the 95tH.
JP a CHRISTMAS DAY . 4
Dressed and Undressed Dolls.
No trouble to And what
you want in tlii toek of
dolls. While SUnS of the
Styles are clotted out
tben are many equally
a attractive yet to
7"h' (toll, kid ImhIv,
bisque bead, closing eyes
Othea ni to fs.oo.
Mothers bring the
children and show them
whore OIl Santa come
for many of In pre try
doll which be distrib
utes among the itootl
little gills of this town
on Xmas eve.
Willie here take par
ticular notice of our "fic
lrvcl loM, murkctl to
ell at. . . .
SUGGESTIONS for XMAS GlfTS.
Pillow Topa white jap. silk embroidered
China silk pink
or blue oriental desiglM Outlined
in white ami
in ilk and irohl
Leather Gooda Music rolls,
chatelaine, collar and cuff lxe, In-lt.
picture frames, xK'ket Ixioks,
Waist Patterns Special table of waist patterns in 3, t aul
and 3-yard lengths: French flannel, servers. ChaUlOS, etc., all at eeiiil
holiday prices. t
Spaclitel and Battenberg Pieces.
A complete line of liilitade wear for baby kimonus, crochet
saoanes, silk embroidered white flannel skirt, baby shawls, nilk embroi
dered fine Nainsook long and short drosses, beautifully finished, "ilk cans
and bonnets, bootees, Mot, &c.
J3P See our Special 25c and 50c tables of Fancy
Comb and BrusH
Starling silver set comb, brush
and mirror wcdirrwood hacks
an elegant itift special g)S
Our selection of "Keep Clean"
llnir Brushes at Mtc, 7.V, S.V and
1 ogcr oholcs of a useful uift at
n reasonable price. See them.
Special display of
Fine Art Ware,
50c to $1.50.
l.inen sets table cloth ami one
dosen napkins Irish damask
fttl.ltt to fi:.7." set.
Fine towels, Hinged and hem'
stitched, '.'.V to 11.75.
Shoe Department j&
PINGBEE SHOES "Vogue" 22
o " "Governor" 4 00
PATENT LEATHER PUMPS f ffi
VICI KID PUMPS I g
HOUSE SLIPPERS (too many to describe) HM tu 00
WARM FELT SLIPPERS 1 Jg
KID SLIPPERS Tike Papa V j j
GOOD SCHOOL SHOES I J
BATH SLIPPERS ,r
Bin- Girls' Babies'
Fine Kid Shoes $1 75 Extra Fine Soft Sole
(joe! SchooTSbpss 1 Ig Ww,
r ur-irinimea rniper ea
Felt Slippers 1 00 Crocheted llootee B
We ring llo bells and raise the strain;
Wo hang up the garlands everywhere,
And hitl the tapers twinkle fair,
And feast and frolic then we go
Back to the same old lives again.
But before you do go back
to the "Same Old Story,"
make your friends glad.
Thir list is a money-saving
A. M. WILLIAMS a CO.
Gauss Cavlld Promptly avt f. a.
ADMISSION, Gentlemen, 60 Cent.
Ladies and Children, 25 Cente.
Sexton & Walther
Lyon's French Periodical Drops
fcaraaleae, euro to aeeoaspiiab
Greatest known f
THE DALLE, OREGON.
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8UPEBIOB STEEL RAMOB8, aad
Cook aod Heatiag atom.
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Hsrroas sod Plows. Sarins; Tooth Harrows, Blssell Glutted Plows, anteneii wag
oas sad Hecks, fleouey Buyglee.
With Bail and Belief bsarlafs, sad fall warraatod.
WrWa as far prlose sad i
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