52d YfLAR.No. S ! SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 19C2. SECOND SECTION EIGHT PAGES. i ) You OuRhfo See Our flew Line of 1 ...MEN'S SHRTS '.-r :-'-V;:'4T- i v v-v.';uv.-iik -' -' .'.r;f "I ll AVe lave a wonderful variety of neat style in our SOe line tlii sea son lu ;.If Hliirlx .with plain front? and pleated front. Finer grade nr. Ak;t 7rxs and Wie, A Theyre the ttp notch of style- Onrlineof colored tire fiirtH f'r u muter wear can't I l-at hi the i-itv :amlytu know how oor pi icvf-ompure with "regular stores.', We haven't . nejrlectetl the work shirt for rough wear either. We have Uiein In extra strong fabric at 45-, OOeattd ate. Of course yoacau't jude of the valued till you ee thr piodi.! Try oneof our - : 7 ":' !; . 5 ...SPRING SUITS... i If you want to dres well on Httle money. Full line for men, boy's and children. JJoy' Norfolk uil and knee pant suit with vevts for boy from H to 15 vear are what they're wearing this spring. -, We have -in cni ai our usual "itacKei rricesi" fcn i " ; v . 1 ' . i .J r ".V . t t Salem's Cheapest One Price Cash Store ,Ot:it PTO HE CLOSES AT O'CLOCK every evening except Saturday Cor. CoRi nerclal and Chemeketa Sts. f. T. BARNES, Prop. S3S BIG SENSATION - IN CONGRESS Richardson Charges Tbat Bribery . Has Been Practised -----J-? A NEW NATION ; WILL BE BORN The Rf public of;puba Will Benin Its Existence ON Till rWLNIItlt! DAY Or MY ('.nw.UMt. vooo ham been in- Kl l'.f :CTI I TO TURN irVKft M Till-: CloVitttNAfftNT day, in readlnfe the instructions given Governorl (General Wood for the with drawal of United States Sovereignity in Cuba. This Government Is anxious to maintain a million dollar dry dock at Havana, to establish end maintain one or two naval stations, to .continue a system of . weather1 stations and other Important' rnetaorologleal worki but there details are matters subject to ne gotiatlons and-discussions -between this Government and the Cuban Represen tatives'. ;"; The postal service' Is 'one 1m porta ni - branch whose transition into absolute control of the Cubans will oe evasion no difficulty. j There was only a passing: reference to the recent Mile? incident at the Cab-l Inet meet I iik. ''and Ti disposition was manifested to ignore' the case for pre ctit. '-. 1 TO SECURE TBE RECENT TREATY TRANSFERRING DANISH WEST INDIES TO THE AMERICAN; . GOVERNMENT. ; ' Congressmen Said to Have Been Cor rupted, and an Investigation Has Been Ordered A Committee Appoint ed to Deal With the Question Fun on Attacked and Abused. T the ly Kle J oflw-rs .jf the I.Ih-i.I It. public- Art iilery V lie lt'pt oh III ml t'n-til tlie -N-w N:itlon Will I'rovitle and OrgMnlsejIts Own A rniy to I'nMett It. WASHINGTON, Mar. 25. May 20th Is l he new date fixed ftr turnlnifiover the iKlalid of Cubt to its people. The r rhfiRc of date w.n msiilt- with the ap proval of I'rewidiit-elect 1'alrna, anj rim atmrrn, ptnor x nniaj a. u in vutr H.'lda. . ' Secretary Root this evenln-f made public his order to Oenerul Wood, dl rectlnir him to turr over the (lovern nie.nt and control of I'uba to Its I'res ld.Mt on May 201 h fiexl.; The order re- smite oil treaty obltiratlons. and directs General -Wol to continue the artillery force, to avoid le1nic the island en tirely fleffiiMclesM until the Cuban Gov ernment shall have n" opportunity t ulo is directed to convene the 'Cuban 'Conjfi'ess before M ty 20th. Jle also1 Is din i ttnl to consult w ith President-elect I'alma. and substitute ru n persons as h shall desire Ir lhiw'pw hol'lin .flh lal jKJsltions in Cuba. . The , order . "You are authorised to provide for the Inauguration on the 20th of May r.t. of the Ooyefjiment elected by the , l-ejirle of Cuba, d upon the establish ment of said Government to-leave the CiiM'initifnt and control of the Island f Cuba to Its people, pursuant to pro lshms of the act of Conr approved Mnrc-h 2. lfli.. ; ' ''J' ' Then follaW In detail the Inntructlons tii tlcneral Woojl ag to the transferiof authority - tjo the t!uban Government. Grvenil Wood and a tl staff ortlcers duty In Cuba. r ordered to reiort to the "Adjulnnt General at ; Washlneton for Instruction as to future asslcn ments. It is stAted at' the War; X Irtmett today, that niHhin lia yet len settled' with rtir.it d to the future tailon of General Wood..' lenenil AVood will leave here tomor row for Havatm. to $urry Into I ex ecu -tlon.the plans for the transfer of the tlovernment.' It is iuhderjtood1 rresl-dem-elect Talma, will not go to Ha vana until the early, part of May. i , ' Cuban Reciprocity. f WflMnfrton. Mar, 25 Another con ference was held at the White plouse tonlffnt, oh the subject of Cuban reel -tiMHltv, and was partlelpated In hy the IVesldent and Housw leaders. Including Chairman Payne, and Dalxell and Iong o fthe Ways and Means Committee. ondCannon. chsirman of fthe Republi can CaUCUS. - t f " ' '' The conference waa In the main an en chan ire of r lews btween the Kxecu "tlv? and the Congressmen or. the gren . eral: reciprocity proposition, and the positive statement wa,s madeithat there t were.. nonew development In tho slt- uailonand that the program adopted ' by, the Republican caucus, providing a twenty, par Jfeent; reduction on Cuban lmorts, would be -carried out In the; House. ."- ' ' ' j ..'.;'.'-" ." 3 ". In the Cabinet.: N Washington. Mar.- 25. Considerable '. time was taken up by the Cabinet to- A Beautiful Tribute, Washington. March 25. President elect TJomus Kstrada Palma, of Cuba, left the city at midnight for New York, where he will remain until the last of April,-when .he will leave for Cuba. Genet al Palma paid this tribute 'to the United. Plates Government: "The .iGo.veinment of the - United States has shown a most beautiful ex m pie of Kood-faith In dealing with a wk (lovernmcnt which It undertook to rescue from its oppressors. It Has demonstrated- Itis generosity and a- trlotlBm, iind by the heddinK f Us 'own-'blood has helped Cuba to Weak the chain which united it with Halni Tbti'h!ted Htatcs has fc-lven to the world evidence of kxh! - will iseidom found. Thel people, of th 1'ulted Ktates have remetntwred their own Ieclara Hon of Jndeitendence. and have fultlll- ed their duty! to mankind." . fc A LIVELY MIX-UP. Two Sluggers Finish a Twenty Round Bout with Row. IorjTIANU, Or, Mar. 26. Mike Ionov"an, of lUH'bester. and t.haties f Hitch" Thurston, : of Ban Francls!o, foutsrht twertrty rounds to a draw to night, at the Pastime Club, The fight wast pr-tt y even up to the 20th round, with the" advantage, If any. with Thurston. He was very lively on his feet and most of Donovan's .leads fell short. In the last round both mert went at It hammer and tongs, trying for & knock-out. Thurston was the stronger, however, and Donovan was getting a bud pummellng when, just at the end of the round, Donovan struck Thurston a very low: blow. Referee Grarit did not consider the foul blow an intentional one, and called the bout -ft draw, l) ; .r X I Martin Denny, one of Thurston's sec onds, jumped Into the ring and began to remonstrate with Donovan for sttlk InK Thurston a foul blow.,- Donovan promptly .struck tennyand a lively mix-up wa only averted by the police entering the ring and putting a stop to the roiy, t MANY HOMESEEKERS f , Coming Westward,: Five Thousand , Leaving Minneapolis Yesterday. J MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Mar. 2. Over &000 homeseekers passed through Minneapolis tonight, en route to North Dakota and states further west, r The estimates by the various .roads -handling thla movement places thel total for today at &000 people. With an ad ditional 1500 or more, taken out by the wesfbound trains last evening, the homeseekers -rush through this gate way in the past 24 hours has been well up to T0O0. - The homeseekers Included about 2000 Dunkards. chiefly from ? Illinois, Ohio and , Imliana, Who are travelling In slxcomplete trains over the Great Northern Railroad, along whose lines In Northwestern Minnesota, and North Dakota they will make permanent set tlements. Forty passenger .'coaches and 100 freight cars were required to rary the party and theie household ef fects .. -i ' : r ! - - ; a : :i ' ; " A STRIKE ORDERED. f j t " IjOWEL.1 Mass., March .it. "The Textile Council today voted to order a strike la the. cotton mill of this city, on MaJCh Xlst. because of the refusal of the mill asrentj tot trrdnt 10 per rent Increase In 'wagf. The strike will directly affect about 20.000 opera tives - , ; . , , , .WASHINGTON, March 27. -A genu ine senatIon waa caused In the House today, by the presentation by Richard son, the Democratic leader, of charges alleging the corrupt use of a fund of $500,000, In connection with the sale of the Danish West Indies. The charge were contained in an alleged' secret report of Captain Walter Christmas, to the Danish ; Government, which de clared that hj had employed corrupt means to bring the negotiations for a sale' of the bilands to a consummation. The report mentioned the names of Ab- ner McKinley and his partner. Colonel Brown; Cl W. Knox, who waj describ ed "as an "Intimate friend of Senator Ilanna;" Richard P. Evans, who wtt said to represent "Mr. Gardner and his friends in the House,' and two presj associations, the names of which wefe not given, as having been interested in the matter. ' ". ' The charges against the members of Congress were not specific. Upon the ba.is of this report, . Richardson aeked the adoption of a resolution for the appointment of an investigating com mKt.ee of even. Great excitement at tended the whole proceeding. Richartl son's motion Was adopted, and the sreaker appointed the' following com mittee:.. ' . . ,'; .. Dalzell (Republican, Pa.): Hift (Re publican, Ills.); Cousins (Republican, la.); Mr-Call (Republican, Mass.); Richardson (Dem, Tenn.); Dlnsrnoore (Dem., Ark.); and Cowherd (Dem. Mo.) The Army i Appropriation bill was subsequently passed without raatetial amendment. , s clonal Committee, today : informed President Roosevelt that, owing to ttl health, he desired to relinquish, the Chairmanship of the committee. j The Consular Service. Washington. Mar. 2T. The House committee on foreign affairs today voted to report the bill to reorganise the United State Consular service. The bill provide for the appointment by. the President of a, committee to as sist In the reorganization of the Con sular, service, which 1 to be .effected within two year. Consular officers are graded with fixed salaries; fee are abolished; a board of examiners Is es tablished,' and a, provision Is made for an eligible, list, from which appointees may be selected. TO RULE THE PHILIPPINES Committee cn Icsnlar Affairs in Congress favorably reported to the. House. The measure .come from the committee rwtth quite n. number of changes. The ext'iUMonoi t. ninese iaorvr i mau' tHimplete. both a to the mainland terri tory tdhe t'nlted. States, and all in sular possesions. Including the PhU- i ' i r-:r ) -, , Generii Mites Plan. Washington. MarSS. t S tcAlon of ChainiiunCooper,' Houxe Committee on kisular PREPARES A BILL f 03 PASSAGE GERMANY IS UNCERTAIN. The Open Door In China the Subject of Negotiations. RERUN, Mar. 27. The Associated Press has high authority for saying that the Government of the United States has been sounding Germany as to how 'far the latter country would go toward maintaining th4 "open door In China,:- " ; '.-' - ;' "The purpos of th Inquiry was to learn whether Germany, In any event, would take a resolute stand for equal trade opportunities. The Inquiry re sulted In obtaining .from the very head of the German Empire the impression that Germany, while willing to 'take an identical attitude with, the other powers for. the "open door; would not in the Anal instance oppose something tha Russia really dfsired. BRITISH LIBERALS I - Committee to Organize. Washington. March 27. Representa tive Dalzell, chairman of the commit tee appointed today by Speaker Hen derson to Investigate the charges If connection with the Danish West Ire die treaty, -will go . over the allega tions tomorrow, and the arrangements will then be made for an early meeting of the committee, probably on Fatur- day. No Commissions; Paid.. - Washington, March 27. It Is said that the answer of the State Depart ment to the Richardson, resolution di recting an investigation of the charges made in connection with the Dan ten West Indies treaty, will disclose the fact that,. according to the record, the t'nlted Ktate Government ha refused to have anything. to do with any per sons as party to the treaty who were not directly connected with the Danish Government., The Department ajso placed n -fecord Its determination to pay no commission to'" any person on account of a session of the islands., It will be pointed out that our Govern ment has no right to dictate to the Drfnlsh Government as to what It should do in the rmit ter Of paying-com missions. ..'' ' Attacked Funston. Washington, March 27. In the Sen- it today Harris and Queries stoke at length on the lOleomargarlne bill. Hsr rts supported , the measure, but urged that an amendment placing the tax of 10 cent a pound on adulterated butter and regulating the manufacture and sale of renovated butter ought to be adopted. Quarle vigorously denounc ed the oleomargarine industry as at present conducted, as a fraud, and In-, stated that in the interest of the whole American people the pending bill ought to be enacted Into law. Taking advan tage of the latitude of debate1 afforded by the Senate .rule, Patterson sharply criticised the methods by which Gen eral Funston captured A gulnaido, and sought to show that Fuoston's state ment published today, that he had not violated the articles of civilised war tare, was not iaccurate. ,v Washington, March Tf. Represent ative Babcock. of the IWay nd Means committee, called at the White House today In response to a request from i the President. It was discovered that the committee stands eight to eight, as between Payne and Tawney Cuban reciprocity propositions, and tbat Babcock held th deciding vote. After the interview It wa staled that Babcock had been won over by the President, and that he would vote for the Payne proposition. I Will Meet Boer Agents in Paris for a Consultation. PARIS, Mar. 27. The Figaro says. It has reason to believe that an Interview Is about to take place 'between Lord Ftosebery, Sir Henry Campbell-Baimer- man. the Duke of Devonshire, and other Liberal leaders, who are now in Pari. and Dr. Levds. the European .represen tative of the Transvaal. The Figaro says. Leyds reached Paris last night. Pretoria, Mar. 27. Four guns, taken by the Boers when General Methuen was captured, are still -In General Ie larey's hands. Those recapture! Jby Colonel KekewTch are the gun lost at the timeuof the Vondoiop convoy dis aster. ... ' TRAVEL IS INTERRUPTED. Passenger Traffie on Northern Pacific Stepped by Spring Rains. ST, PAUU Minn, Mar. 27, The main Hne of the Northern Pacific Is b!o-k- adetl,. and passenger traffic Is seriously interrurrted. Trains are now blocked by the spring rain. The melting show and severe rain have transformed the stretches of prairie near Man dan, N. !., and between .Mandan and James town, into .veritable lakes. At many points the tracks fcre completely cov ered by water. The Great Northern lineJvts suffered severely, although the floods have not been severe enough to bl k the train. ( STRIKfe IS POSTPONED. Senator ' Hsnns Secures a Temporary Settlement of Anthracite Troubles. NEW YORK. Mar7. The mine workers and mineowner, of the An thraclte-fields debated their differences tokiy fn u conference arranged by the i?onciliatlon committee of the National Civic Federation, but the meeting we without result, save that the worker agreed not to strike on April 1st, sa decided at the Khumnklts convention. There im to be a further friendly dis cussion between the two Interest, and Senator llanna is empowered to call another ?conferfJce at any favorable time within the next thirty days. GUEVARRA TO QUIT. Lukbsn s Successor in Samar Is Ready i to Surrender, s MANILA. Mar. 27 Genera! Smith in command of the American force on the. Island of Sarhar, had an Interview yesterday with tne Insurgent General, Guevarra, and several - officer of hi command. -Guevnrm succeeded Luk- ban as the insurgent leader In Hamar, and ha signified hi Intention of sur rendering 'to , the American authorities. HE WAS DAMAGED. Affecting Scene In a Court Room, at the Trial of esse. nivrvprinT. wh. Mar. 27. A damage suit for $20,000, brought by Frank Thompson against H. H. Mc MIHAn for aJienntina- his wife's affec tions, wa . begun here Wednesday. vnen asked to estimate nis oamage. the plaintiff today broke down and ried, and said: "I am damaged more than my life Is orth." . ,. ' 0, . MISS STONE RECOVERED. The Noted American Missionary Is - Going toiLonden; VIENNA, Mar. 57. Mis ' Ellen if. Stone, the American missionary, passed through Vienna tonight n her way to London, Mis Bt one appeared to have recovered from the effects of her cap tivity better -than was expected by those who saw her at the time of her relee. The Silver Standard. Washington.' March .- 27 Republican member of the Senate committee on the Philippine were In session today, considering thet Philippine Government bilL After the conference adjourned, the member of the committee, ststed that there wa a, practical unanimity in favor of permitting the present sil ver standard In the Philippines to re main undisturbed. ' ( ' Wished to Retire. Wshln-ton.' March 27.' Chairman Babcock, of the Republican Congres- REPAIR PLANT BURNED. CHIHUAHUA. Tex March 27. The roundhouse, carpenter shops and entire plant of the Chihuahua A Pacific Rail road Company ha been destroyed by fire, the origin of which 1 unknown. The loss is estimated at !00,fMiO. AH the engine, with tbe exception of two, were destroyed, . ' . - ' ' 'A . OTOriZA v PROVIDING FOR A CIVIC GOVERN MENT FOR THE ISLANDS JUDGE TAFT'S IDEAS. . incorporated In th Measure Congressmen on the5- Contml Legislatlr Assembly It by the ttee ?A Provided. Consisting of an Upper and o: Iawer House In the Houses of Congress, liou lnfcr WASHINGTON, Mar, 23 publican member of the 1 mittee on Insular Affairs ti perfecting- a bill, providl form of Government fotfihe In the main the measure, as follows that favored by Judg Its present f i m the hill th. institution of a. civil the PhilippineswheiJ the shall certify to the t resident tate of permanent peace cured. Thereafter the censu held, and the Islands divided tricts. A legislative Asiem ated. consisting of two iiuu upper House is to somef ext tinuance of the Philippine The Lower House of I'hlllpplhe Assem blymen Is to be eleced by the people. The Re se Com re rapidly a civil Pines. perfected, Taft, In es for In ssion that a been se I to be Into dls- rjhnipi prpvtd government t Ccmmli Rhea Unseated. Warhlngton, Mar. 25. Tie House to.lay.iby a majority of, ten. unseated Rhea, of Kentucky, a Dem h-rat. and seated in his place J. McKensle Moa. who 'a formerly a D-mocra: bat who, according to his brief. Is In. accord with the Republican party on the Miles, outlining a plan of campaign In the House is forty-three w two Republicans, Hfijnbury dnd Vree land, of New York, voted Democrats, enough Republik;an illned to-vote to! reduce- the to tn. I At ' the coni-lunlon on the case was rather splrUed, Rhea making1 an eioiuent defense of I his right to the seat. After the i'ote the ' Houxf b-gan a consideration of the 'army tion bill. A Sharp Attack. ? Washington Mar. 25. A' tharp at tack on the pending Oleotnargari.ne bill was made in the Kenote Money, lie denounce! the m unconstitutional, dishonest. and unjust. He said It was : tion to tax out of exlstenle q try for the benefit of'anoth was "protection gone mad. the In- of the Affairs, on res- to call up tomorrow the IXirlest olutlon requesting- t her' President to submit to the House . letter otxGeneral Mile, outlining i. pt;m f campaign in the Philippine, and It Is expectedthe remmiTtee win report xavoraoiy on leM.lUti'n. , A BIG. NUGGET, v b'y is cre- kes. The. nt a con- Cotnmlaslon. dominant hlle only with the de- majority tlie deliate PpNpria Who Wouldn't Like to Have lit, if . Report Is Truer ."' GtTTHRIE. O. Tr) Mar 26. Great 'ex citement has been caused at luwt on by the unearth Ins: In the Wichita Moun tains of an flghty-flve iwUnd niigget, eighty-three per cent pure gold, " . WON'T ilOIJJ WATER. AUSTIN, Tex;f March 27.T1e Xff elated lres i-orresiondent had a t-alk with State Health Officer TaUir litis morning regarding a went publication 1 . Wu t..v TUt..rlmuiit , t.liA'.'tf ft 14. ''I that a certain spe,'.les of mosquito is the only mcilium for the transmlslon of yHkw fever. Dr, Tabor is of the. opinion . that the "theory, won't hold water,? and state that he will not or-; eept It. He had be-n familiar with yellow fever from child hood and knew enough to keep rigid quarantine und disinfecting rules in effect. " J WASHINGTON, Mar. 2. The vn Ident totlny sent the following- noinf nation. to the Henate Albert M. Anderson, Colvllle ARen-y, Wash. Herman G.rNickersoh. , Hho-. stone r Agency, Wyoming; Civil En gl neerM. T., End Icott, U, H. N., to b Chief of Burenu of Yards atd Dck. with rank of Rear Admiral. AMKKICAN CANNED MEATS. ""' V-NEW YOHK. March. 27. The British ttovernment.has made a contract with the London1 branch-of a large Ameri can packing firm for 220.000 cases of eanried beef, to be delivered In London for the British army, and for &00.000 pounds of tlced -bacon in tin cans for prompt shlfctnent. This I said, to be the blggept slngh. contract for cannd leef on record, shd I mstly or two- tolay. by ensure us Immoral i roxsl - no Indus- ier, and It The , Chinese Exclusion. Washington, Mar. ;25. ' Committee on Foreign Affai completed .the ccmslderntlo Chinese Exclusion bill. nd Pl'RK LIQUOR LAW. Dl'LUTH. Minn, March 27. Tlie Minnesota. Dairy and Fok1 Department, Miirtl lis" first i cotfv'lctlon Undr the pure-liquor law.) Captain Henry Hav age Iwi been ctinvii'ted At'f selling -im pure wihlnky, and 40 other prosecution are pending awaiting the decision, In House rs tiMi.iy of th prdered it ; MtTST SUSPEND ATION. S 1 1 A N MIA I, March, 27.-The k?h IneL-, Government has Instructed ffce Vice roy of Cantonto sutKtnl tHgollatlcm (wth the French syndicate for the Can. tn Fatuhan Itallway, as, this project I calculateil 'to affect the rights of the American sytidicate. ; - . x . 1 "Agents' Authority to HeirUeal, Estate Mank. fit the.- Statesman Job Office. - - " i '" .,'-':. -: '";;'':l iv:''::'-;-''- I- : '::--'''' -rv;: -.. f Eeastcr pllinery Offcriiitt T0DY FRIQA Y ' SATURDAY Sale Prices oa all Trimmed Hats Street Hats Children's Hats This is my Easter ofleiin and it is worthy of your Investigation Miss nilVWE EVANS rrtip. Whit Corner Millllnerjf DejiarUnent .'V I ' ' Easter OIovc Sale I A IMP C) IGioycj Today Indies; Kid Gloves; fin, -lected stock; guaranteed quality fitted by expert fitters. Special 88c . A Glove that most' every store It for ll.W). We have given thm the test of time and found? theni good !. ; ... Special $1.08 Extra High Grade French Kldi all shades for Easter. Special $1.28 Our High Grade Majestic Gloves In ail colors, i Special $1.68 Easter Eggs for Children Under 12 Years free Tomorro w from JO to II O'clock: . ' l' ;: r - : 1' " ! , . i '. ' ! .... ' - ".