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! SEJrU.WEEKLY SECTIONS
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY.' U
VOL. 4S NO. 42.!
SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY; 5, 1900.
SECOND SECTIONEGHT AGS
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THE COIN BILL
financial. Measure Discussed by
TKE PHILIPPINE WAR 0LE5TI0N
, Witt Be Debated In the cnte !tst Wtk
The Kobrt( Cum Ar(atd Before
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WASHINGTON", Jan I 4 In ac
cordance with the notice previously i
given by him, benator A-idrich today
opened the discussion iof fhe financial
bill with the explanation of the substi
tute lor the house bill. IThe subject
was cart-iully prepared and was read
from manuscript, f It was delivered
in clear and diniact language, but
'Without any effort at oratorv: The
.senators present gave htm careful at
tention, but. no one interrupted him
w:th questions or I otherwise during
tV tV-, nrr d. 1 any (re roan lest
a .d:rio.-ition to rer v alter he had con-
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Aster. Aid rich, concluded, the
a-Kourned -until. Monday, lor the
e. .it is uivlrrstood. 01 giving
mav wi.h to replv to the
- I-' inil senator a?i ; opportunity
nresenution'.of the Mibjcct
it" "-cvv tl 'iiti n ronccrnmjt i
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pp:r,e v.sr wen: over
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: . a rt
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iniorrKiaf.ou relating to
1 ' T " I .ill
.i .'il!l-!l to cover
nir -tne trnnic:ion)i
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ihe New Y:
-ie Strcirv tiiJe lr ck'-.
'i ?n:imi-.l that he courted tne
and wa preixircd 1
rrnt ail i iotv to coa?res. c
nr'v there-was no -trirtion over
pi -.ice ot t?'e rn'i'u'w n which
unnrnmotislv . adopted i
THE ROIVERTS CASE.
i tii n J in 4 i"1 2ciiroe-
tu-r. !ic;ul oi it tie- Kcrniie tu-iegation' nere
to oi'i" -e granting CongTesman-cIect
( . n 1 th
Utah, a-seat in the house,
argument ae:ntt-t Roherts
k investigating committee.
liie fiiilrticr cleariv show , pro-citi-tl.-.l
S. liriK-rlrr. ' that in 1SS0. R-rh-
ert rnl been in tlic status ot a poiyg-
question is as to the. ef-
1 that while Ut-th was' a
to Rob- '
he Ed- !
here was no
mun.ls-Tiickrr act And .when- Utah !
-1 S-hroHr 1
contended th.it Robert
Ti .1 : . : , I-:
wis still impaired. The
status of i
was such that Kooertiv couia
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reliev. hunelf '- from it without
some amrmative act. A to the right
of the house to exclude Roberts,
Surtvrsf ravincr maniac I should
present himself at the bar of the house!
and . ask admission on proper rreden- I
tiaU. could not the house, in self nrorl
tection. deny him admissfort?" I I
Schroeder said. Roberts had admits '
ted his relatiotrshin with ! his ! olural I
wiyes. . He 4iad publijiy paid "he would
"lie if he would give up his J
wives." .This was an . offense against J
public morals." as attain t law. nd
It doesn't take much tuouey
clothing for you or your boy
Niew York Racket
!Ve have serviceable, up-to-date
exceptionally good line of boys knee pant suits, ages ;
3 to 14. If you want something nice for your boy
don't fail to SCO thenibs :
Line of Shoes
! is. made .by one of the
t in j the country. It's the
We've handled this linei nearly eight years, and we
know the shoes are good. ItVeconomy to buy for cash
of a-one price cash" store: That's what the New 1 ork
Racket is. : - ' ! , : '. ;:t -!. . : ; '
should be excluded from
FROZEN TO DEATH.
Awful Fate of Gold Hunters
I White Pass.
Seattle, Jan. 4. The steamer City of
Topeka, from Alaskan ports, brings in
formation Df five recent tragical deaths
in the North, four of which were due'
to freezing. The bodies of two men
were found frozen, and were reported
by telegraph on 'the day the, Topeka
sailed. They -died on the summit of
the White j Pass, apparently overcome
by the blizzard. In the belt, tied about
the body f one man, ; was tound . a 4,
check1, upon, the Alaska Commercial
Company Mr $8000. The checks were
issued in' favor ofR. C. Jennings. .The
bodies were! discovered . by a party of
snow shovelers, working dor the rail
road. The tnen are believed . to have
been returned Klondikers. j
D. R. Richter.- of San Francisco, is
reported found frozen in his cabin near
White Passi- 1 William SumMerville, a
well known jDawsonite, was picked up
by a squad (of. Northwest mounted po
lice just beljow White Horse. He had
frozen 1 duritjig the night Sumrrierville
was Superintendent ot'j the Tiritish and
American cjorporationt' extensivje cop
per mines (back of the Vhite ! Horse
CHARLES A. Ml'RPHY. HONORED
Klr t-l JArta tenant -oloet jut the Slate
rj;anlttlou of the Sanljth-Anitr- 5
lewit Veteruii' .n:-iat iii.
lone message, received trom
ist nijihttbroiicrlit the intelli-
nee that'' the Oregon regiment of the
'S'j.'ni?h:Ajraerican War Veterans Asso
crttion, ws duly organized, thirty-six
, U atc. jrcprcsentinsj about 400 mera
! r-rs-,- beirf'g in attendance. Permanent
i- ;ranizats.n was perfected by the ado'p
; n of the constitution, snd the elec
V..: :ti -of ffiicrs. Gen. O. SummerSi
. , c cJi Jil ot the SecorTd Oregon vol--icers,'
was .chosen col.onel of the reg
r .tht; and Chas. A. Murphy, of Salem,
'i-.-te -second lieutenant of Company K,
Second pret?on. vraj elected lieutenant
rTcnel. ("timid great enthusiasm. The
Vctiorii -of the latter is a great victory
'- r - the valley representatives, and an
honor to the" brave Salem officer. ;
Work of "constructin
an , electric
raihvar from Taeoma
iniles in length, was commenced yes
terday. J '
The good effects of the big drainage
canal is being felt by the Chicago river.
Ther mud and filth is being removed
rapidly. . The water is now clear for
two miles from the lake and the jcanat
will not be filled fofVa week yet. I
' ChaTles A, Tracy, confidential book
keeper for F. P. Baglev & Co., niarble
dealers- of Chicago, has been missing
from his home since December ipth.
THE FRENCH DEFEATED.
Victoria. B. C, Jan. 4. The news
ter-'has reached Canton, China, that battle
octurredvon December ioth, between
natives ' near Wangchauan, and the
French forces. It s said the Chinese
routed the French. The French Moss
-1 c hir)i' trtlirl .
killed. The viceroy has
three gunboats with iooo
restore order. ,
"Wot's de matter, "Skinny?
'Liz has turn me over.
"Some other feller?'
"Nop. She says I don't come up to
"l danno, but it's jomethin. in dat
book byMurry Crully date -Pete Nick-
erson let her take an' I'm goin' to lick
Pete on sight! ' .
to buy a good suit of
if you trade at the
sroods. We have an
most reliable factories
famous 5 brand.
IS QUITE FAIR
Territorial form of! Government
for Puerto Rico
PROPOSED BY SENATOR
ArkuMM Congrmnu Introduces
Resolation Rerrdioc the I'bUlp.
'WASHINGTON, Jan.! 3 Senator
Foraker today introduced j a . bill pro
viding a form of government for the
island of Puerto Rico. The bill pro
vides for rhe continuance of the laws
and municipal 'ordinances now in force
in the island, until the legislature pro
vided -fdr (shall supplant j them. The
president is empowered to appoint a
governor and supreme 'court, and also
:.eveii heads of departments to : have
charge cd the various interests of the
government, .and also five native citi
zens 'who, together with .the governor
and heads of departments (are to consti
tute the upper branch of the insular leg--islature.
" The lower house, of sixtv-
five -members, 'to be elected by the citi
zens of the is and, is also provided for,
and all inhabi ants .of the islands are
made citizen., oi the United States.
The citizens are also to elect a delegate
to congress v lio is to have a se.at hnt
no vote. Sen nor Foraker said the bill
did not -create 3 territory out of an isl
and, nor undertake to give the island a
territorial for in -of government. ;
A JROT E CT O R AT E. v
Washingtpn, Jan. 3-fieprestntative
McRae, of Arkansas. tdav intttoduced
it resolved, that the United
btates hereb;,' declares ; that their pur
pose in acquiirinc jurisdiction an,d crm-
tixl over the Philippin4 islands ias and
is to secure to the iijaabitants jhere-qt.
as soon as practicable: after the sup
pression of the existing rehellion there
in, a free, independent and stable gov
ernment, republican, ih form, arid that
the United States guarantees to said in
habitants protection 'against all for
eign invasion." , I 1
Washington. Jan. 3. Senator Chand
ler, of New Hampshire, today offered
an amendment--'th financial bill, add
ing two new sections as follows:
"Section o.' That n accordance with
the .act of November 1, which re
peal's a part of the act of July 14. 1890,
it is hereby reaffirmed and declartvi to
be the existing poScy of the United
States to continue the use of both gold
3nd silves as standard money, and to
coin both gout ami silver into money
of equal intrinsic and exchangeable
value; such equality to be secured
through an international agreement by
such safeguards of' legislation as will in-t
5ure the maintenance of parity- in; the
value of the, coins 'of the two-metals,
and an equal power p every dollar at kit
times in the markets and in the pay
ments of debts an'd it is declared; th&t
steadily directetLto the establishment of
1 . r . . . r t: .-ti: -i .
some such safe system of bimetallism as ,'
will maintain at all times, an equal how- !
tijs t1: crr sf'ssn .is
w,. ...v. .I , ;
the payment oLdebts. I
-Section 10: mat trie, provision? ui
the act of March 3. 1897, which author
ized the resident to, appoint commis
sioners to any international agreement
a fixity or relative value between gold
and silver as mney, by means of a com
mon ratio between thee metals with a
free mintage at such -ratio, be and the
same are hereby re-enacted and con
tinued in force - . , 4 't
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THE KENTUCKY, CONTEST -
COMMITTEES. DRAWN BY LOT,
CONSIST OF DEMOCRATS.
Republicans tVere Unfortunate in tiie
Drawing df Members Indict
. ments ;ii Bribery Cases. .
FRANKFORT. Ky.. Jan. 4 The
joint legislative committee, which sit
on the corftesits for gorernor and lieu
tenant governor, -were drawn by lot,
as provided bjr law, today. The lucky
star presided lover the -destinies of the
democrats, asi the dra-wing resulted in
giving them ten oat of the eleven mem
bers of the committee on the governor's
contest, and nine out of the eleven ori
the lieutenant: governor's contest.: It
is probable that the joint Committees
will organize j and get down to work,
taking- . evidence, ' tomorrow. ;. In
drawing orer ithe formation. of the leg
islature the contested election commit
tees, tne"resull was - somewhat more
evenly distributed. In the case of the
two senatorial contests the republicans
get only xne member out of nine on
each committee, bat in the house they
got .majorities! in ten out of the eighty
een committees, which try the con
tests. , --. i ' ;
It is unofficially announced that the
Franklin conny grand jury has found
indictments aeainst ' CoL John H.
PWhallen and Chas. Ryan, who, it is
alleged attempted ; to bribe Senator
Harrell in the goverruhip contest.
The safety deposit box was found to
contain four $1,000 bills and, five $100
bills. The -money was sealed up in a
plain white envelope without writing.
I This. ; ?n -part, corroborates Harrelfs
sto -The democratic leaders in the
legislature decided tonight to take
jDauot loir united Mates senator next
j luesday. ? ihere is a . question as to
I whether Hie ballot should be taken
next T1'' vrTuesday week.Blacfc- !
caution, to have a ballot on both dayl
so that there may be no ouibble over
the leealitv tf thi elrfinn
'.. THE BOX IN QUESTION.
Frankfort, Kr -Jan- a. The box-
said to contain four $1,000 and five
SlOO hills. mKtri wax K. iiil
the. alleged biihery transaction between
, Cot I. H Uhallen and Senator Har-
k rell,. was delivered to the grand jury to
fday to be opened. What the box con
tains is now known only to the grand
SAID TO BE ALUM. POISONING.
of - Thoma
members op which ; were reported to
have, 'been made dangerously ill by im
pure ' "baking pawder - used in mixing
buckwheat cakes, has been further in
" The original can with the remainder,
of the baking powder left over after
mixing the cakes was secured by Dr.
Critchfield- The powder had been
bought at a neighboring country store.
and was one of the low priced brands
Dr. Critchfield said that the patients
had the symptoms of alum poisoning.
As the same kind of baking powder is
sold in many city, groceries, as well -as
country stores. Dr. Critchfield thought
it important- that a chemical examina-i
tion should be made 'to --determine its
ingredients. He therefore transferred
j the package of powdfr to Dr. Schill, !of
; this city, for analvsii. Dr. Schill's re
port is as follows: . . ; '
I certify that I have examined chem
ically the sample of .baking. pow.
der forwarded to me by Dr. Critchfield.
The specimen contained alum. Dr.
Francis Schill. Jr., Analyst.;
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i .Cases of Illness Reoorted from t?XD J?n' 5- (Friday, 5 a.' m;) i stationing of jsmall squadrons ad Dur-
Use of- Impure Baking Powder- 1 X - ? morning s news tnrows no lur- ban, inmonS, bay, Poft Elifbeth- Lo
r , v. wacr- j ther light upon the war situation. The renzo Marquez, St. Vinceht. in the
, Penn., Tribune: ' CJtacT PMUOn at Aioiemo.iana uypner- cape V erde islands, and jt Cape Jiwn,
le poisoning of the Thomas famitv. J'i" "."V Jt ."'uliM- uf a"? a? aadittonal sbio Of two to
:.MilI. Somerset Co.. 'four I" "gageraems re . ot ntue j Aden. It is announced !thai Great
,iu" .Jl j V'? "If" j'-'T. T.the British, the .population seems for
inc wnr,u IT i r t. , J
h nu-e.a. ..;o. -uu
uic.mc in twK.uK wiu
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NO DANGER IN TELEPHONES.
Committee, of Physicians.'Says They Do
Not Communicate Disease.
Parisians are becomjingfnervous ovr
the danger of contracting contagious
diseases from using public telephones.
A scientific commission composed of
Drs. Grancher. RouxjNbcard and See,
appointed tb study tjhe ' question, has
just made a report,
This report states thatfnb instance of
contagion due to this cuse has been
proved, but recommends that in ' the
public interest the telephonic apparatus
be wiped off daily with; a damp cloth,
dipped in a solution 'ojf water, with
three per cent of phenic acid.
The director of the telephone service
has given instructions that ihese raeas-
ures be taken regularly,
A FINAL PLE.V
"Is there no escape?
he asked, with ,
blanched face, turning to
his assistant '
e . . .
Io, sir. She stands with her back to
?eeied i .11?
r ; .
have us m your power,". -be said. "Read
&ur ' j have no mercy left"
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Philadelphia North American.
OUR STORE CLOSES AT
Have that tired feeling come over yj on
when you saw displayed in bold-faced
type that, hoary mercantile chestnut
"SELLING AT COST"
"GOING OUT OF
The expression is as old as deception.
We never use it, because we do as iwe
advertise and we are here to stay.
How can' people go oat of business,
who never went into business? When
you are in business and doing business
you want tb stay. 1 I
Clean up their stocks after every sea
son, never considering loss or cost 1
THA rs WHA T WE ARE
OUR STORE CLOSES AT
i A BIO BATTLE
RfilWRfin IfRnRral Rfl IftP
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Entrenchments In front of General Metfaaeri Extend Forty Miles;
. - - ( .1. . ' t '
Overlapping tne British
Rendered Extremely Difficolt.
importance Deyond provmsr that the
British forces are beginning to attain fcretly watching' all Italian ports -I
a great degree of mobility. It is fully! . i - , :
. expected that the next weelcwill see'- ; CONTRABAND !OF (VVARL '
; a heavy battle on Ihe" . Tugela river, i Rome, Jan - 4. The Gernjan steamer
I which is now the real pivot of the cam-' Kanzlar, withUhe Dutch and Riissian
paign. Thie Boers appear to be work-! Red CrOss detachments, for the Trans
ing incssantly with ihovejl and pick. J vaal on board,? discharged af quantity ol
!. Lord Methuen s cavalry! scouting has her cartro at JKat.!e twtn . A .,
, developed the fact that the Boers' en-
, ircpicnmems exiena lor some ionys
mwesi lar overlapping inie -xiruisn po-.; iiunuesrath. and the Generhl. .
sitions and making llanc attacks-ex-I , - - r j'
cetdingly difficult. The) military an- , GREAT ENTHUSIASM
alysts affirm that the Boers trenches
eonironiing urenerai. tiuuor stretcn away
some seventeen miles, and that work
on them is pushed "unreinittingly.
hile the advance is j
movement! are ren4erei
because long t marches
are not done
with celerity and it is hard to time an
attack with certainty. The extent
the Dutch risings may now be mcas
used by taking a line frbni Prieska, otl
the wet, to Jlerschel o Barkly, on tlje
east. Along- the whole of this line, ex- )
cept at the points actually occupied by
tlve most dart nostile. New redoubts
arc being built at Kinjberley. and sev
, nteen miles ofworksl now encompass
-the town. .
' Tlie admiralty program embraces the
.While, France contents herself with ;
noting and deploring the fact that her
population is stationary, Germany can
boast a broken record of increase in
1898. In that year the excess of births !
over rleaths was KJO.JS7I . about f)2.rTO
more than it was in 1897 and twentyr0."-11, dock, whitrf. in addit on to
five times as great a France's numbers striking ;tlie hours, hilves am quarters
for the year. Or a the German news- showing the phases of the mopn,
papers rather unkiifdly put it. the ex- tells just what time fit is m every city
cess of German births over deaths in ,n. the world This Jis done by inearrs
1 80S as greater than the total number of a 'obe whith, Revolves ins de a
of births in France; for any year.
L The re were1 2,o.8oi little Germans
birn that year and 1,091,12ft the year
before.' ' The yearly average for . the
! ten years from 1809 to 1898 was 1,919,-
! 384. -The -number of marriages, too, is
! increasing, and likewise the proportion
I r ?n 1 ft J . ;
JOi liiegiumaic enwurcn.
; In 1898, morelover, more- Germans
abstained from dying, the number
"deaths being 1,183,090, where
yearly average fr.the decade is 1,226,-
632...,. ' J .: ' .
More Germany born every year, with
fwr ' rfvtnr . arurl iewer ' micrrtin-
while France stands still or retroerades.
means fainter hopes for the latter of re-
6 P. M.
the hair pins worth
box, that we wilt sell
. day at ' j . ' .
3c a box
Those sweaters we told you
about. They. are all; wool
town and see if any one offers
you a boy's sweater Like ours
for , i -
a second and yon will realize
the value that there is in oar
Men's .-V- ' .
35c underwear .
6, P. M.
flfl thft RnPTC itl
' "y mvvi
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Positions - Flank Movements
1 Britain's a cent anH rit-t;. -,,
contraband of war " : The "jkanzlar be-
longs: to the: same company ak the
'London'- fan! a Thp otirn1i.n f
the second contingent of the London
c'luniers, toaay, was tiae oc-
cas-on tor a isccne. of noiiulnr niters'
and cnthusiasni Abprbicjies tb the
CuiId. Hall-were thronced , with k-eore
scniauves ? otf a 1 c assis. everi1odw
ch.eerjHg: and the bands flaying lively
,imisic: The ! scene at .Giitld 1 atTtvvas
nigmy picturesque and niipTessivh
HUNTING A FIGHT,
T ... T . r- e- ' - 7 t . . 1 .
iiutie. jan. 4. lwo liufiilrert. anrt
'ty men have signed an aireemcntl
to go to South. Africa add serve
Boer -army, ' ,-They , are Irish
cans,' German-Americans and
-Amerir ans.f They will leave as -soon as
the agent f)f ti" Transv.lal goverriment.
now on his way herc,.;snTives.
covering the. lost provinces arid a
er chance iof succeedini
in colonibl ex-
A AVpNDERFUL CLOCK.. .
Joseph Jensori, a clotkmaker of Rich
. np n i 1.-1 11 t-i -1 nit r .m 1 s m
field. Utah, . has
. "FV v'"l"1
j transparent gioDuJaiJ . glass un this
Kia3 1 inarKeu a tine wnicn represents
12 o'clock noon
the globe ire
volves this line is always ovef that part
of the world in which it is noon at.thatf .
time. jOther lines represent the other
hours, and in this way ins easy to -get
at the; exact time in any given place.
DEtNDING THE QUESTIONS.
Gentleman Sayi officer (hie), dojrou
know where John Williams: lives r .
Officer Why, tou're John Williams
. yOUrseltl I
Gentleman Yekh, I know, Butkhere
' does7ohn Wilhaths livc?-Harlerrt Life.
play. It is youf turn
I3c a pair
..' .. .-.
a dozen iair of those 25 cent
19c a pair
when we say our fancy
moreen . skirting
an equal, at
46c a yard
You 9 re
we , think that
A i J
say we do.
$1 and $1.25 fancy shirts