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SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1904.
IWIiere and all Con
pey Will Fight and They
Won't Its Settled and
it Isn't, Take Your
andonk Jan. 8. Tho Central News
aya Baron HayashI, tho Japanese
sinister, and Count Boneckendorff,
to Russian ambassador, this after-
vlsltod tho foreign offlco slmul-
lupcously, on invitation from Lord
SEnsdown, who wished to urgo a furth-
modus Vivendi. The result of the
gonferenco has not yet been an-
lllong Kong, Jan. 8. Two hundred
land fifty British soldiers, members of
10 Sherwood Foresters, havo been
Iddenly warned to hold themselves in
eadlnoss for service. ' Tho troops are
idy, and. tho transports arranged for.
lelr destination Is unknown, but It Is
presumed to bo cither Pokln or Seoul.
Paris, Jan. 8. Nows that reached
aero today indicates that Russia mado
Span concessions, thus increasing the
rospects for an amicable settlement.
jndon, Jan. 8. Tho Central News
llaf.o tills afternoon says it Is believed
andsdown's final effort to avert tho
Rapancse-RuBsIan war, by arranging a
new modus vlvendl, has failed.
Cripple Creek, Jan. 8. Colonel Ver-
Klockberg and all tho district post
nwst commanders held an exccutlvo
Kouncll of war this morning. They de
cided to iguoro Judgo Seed's Injunc
tion, Issued last night, restraining
thorn from Interforrlnc or arresting
strikers on vagrant orders. Thoy' will
login wholcsalo arrests of unionists
sdny. Strikers will bo thrown in tho
ljull-pen at camp Garfield, boforo any
legal steps can bo taken, and will then
)o loaded on special trains and de-
Sorted from tho county. Tho wives
End children of tho strikers who call
tho 6trlke-brcakers scabs, or'othor In
citing epithets, will also bo nrrosted,
!ull-pcnnod and deported civil offlcors
Tho attempt to sorvo papers will bo
Portland, Jan. 8. A florco storm Is
raging on tho Oregon coast today.
Shipping Is In -peril.
1 20 Pet cent
We have a good assortment of sizes and qualities j
for yotf to select from. ;
11 yo have any use lor
time to get one at
iThe New Yotkl
t Dolls, frames, books dressing; cases, and pictures at
t exactly ONE-HALF PRICE.
Salem's Cheapest One Ptice
E. T. BARNES, Pop.
No Protection Against
Fire, and Exits
Not Even a Fire Alarm Box
in the Building and Em
Chicago, Jan. 8. Tho most sensa
tional testimony slnco tho coronor be
gan tho inquiry into tho Iroquois dis
aster was given by Robert Murray,
onglneor of tho ill-fated building, at
this morning's session.
Ho said tho curtains were operated
by hand and counter-weights, the fire-
flgljtlng apparatus consisted of two
tube3 of klllflro, 18 Inches long. There
was no other protection against fire,
on tho stage. Tho standplpo in- tho
rear of tho stage hnd novor been sup
plied with hose under tho foyer. There
was but 50 foot of 2-lnch ho30, this
constituting tho entiro flrc-flghting ap
paratus of that portion of tho house.
In tho theatre there wero four small
reels of hose, which, when used, has
to bo connected with tho water and
stnndplpcs, whoso locations wero
known only to tho workmen. There
nover had been any drills for fires,
and no instructions had over been Is
sued to employes. Tho witness ad
mitted that ho know how to uso tho
greater portion of tho flro apparatus,
but nover had instructed his assist
ants. Tho oxlts wore draped with rod
plush curtains, but woro held outside
by heavy iron doom, barred and bolted
and operated with lovcre. Tho wit
nss admitted that no ono unfamiliar
with this system of lovers could un
lock tho doors. No signs appeared
abovo tho oxits; thoro woro no
Bprlnklcrs above tho stago, nor any
flro alarm box In tho houso. When
asked what ho expectod to do In caso
of flro, ho said ho doponded on going
to the front ofllco and using tho tele
phono. Ho said ho novor saw tho sky
Volcano Qets Bad.
Chicago, Jan. 8. A special to tho
Nows from Guadalajara, Moxlco, says:
VIolont eruptions of Mount Collmn
volcano havo caused tho Inhabitants
of tho country Immediately ndjacent
to tho mountain to bocoino alarmed.
Many of tho pcoplo havo loft tholr
homos, and sought safety from the
ashoa and. lava, Tho most depressing
f ci tu re of tho eruption Is tho earth
quake shocks which aro folt In tho re
gion of the volcano. Thoso solsmlc
disturbances aro of unusual severity,
but no sorlous damago has been re
Plenty of Pensions.
Washington, Jan. 8 After passing
115 prlvato ponslon bills, tho houso
adjourned at 2 MO o'clock.
an overcoat, nows the o
Chaffee and a Score
San Domingo Listens to the
Voice of Reason Govern
ment Employees Must
Work More Hours
Washington, Jan. 8. Tho President
today sent the following nominations
to the scnate: General Chaffee to bo
lientennnt-genoral, vIcq Young, retired,
Tho following brigadiers to bo major
generals: Kobbo, Sanger, Bates, Gil
lespie. All but tho last numed will bo
Immediately retired. Colonel Dodge,
assistant paymastor-gcneral, to bo
payma8tor-gonornl, with rank of brig
adier-general, vlco Bates, retired; Col
onel Mackenzie, to be chief of engin
eers, with tho rank of brlgadlor-gon-oral,
vlco Gillespie; Cclonol Story, to
bo chief, of artillery, with rank of
brlgadlor-gonoral, vlco Randolph.
Tho following colonols and lleuUn-nnt-colonols
to uo brlgadlers: Mardo
col, Haskell, Hathaway, Taylor, But
lor, Allen, True, Coxc, Line, Dougher
ty, McCakoy and Mills, who Is now su
perintendent at West Point. All but
tho last two will bo Immediately re
tired. Also the nomination of Joseph
McCarthy, of Minnesota, to bo auditor
of tho postofllco department.
Washington, Jan. S. Commandor
Dillingham, of the cruiser Detroit,
sent tho following today from Puerto
Plata to San Dominge: "Morales
gunboat delivered an ultimatum and
threatened to bombard Puerto Plata
after 24 hours' notice. With tho con
currence of Robertson, of tho English
cruiser Pallas, wo mado such repre
sentations to both sides that tho gun
boat agreed not to bombard, and tho
othor sldo won't flro on tho gunboats.
All tho fighting will bo confined to tho
land side of tho town in tho future
Unltod States Intorests are secured.
I havo small parties landed at Sosan
and tho American consulate hore."
Washington, Jan. 8. At a cablnot
mooting this morning It was decided
an, order bo Issuod to ovory depart
ment of tho govornmont making tho
hours of tho omployos from 9 to 4:30,
adding half an hour to tho tlmo now In
voguo. Tho ordor nppllos to federal
omployos throughout tho country. Tho
houso today, by a unanimous voto, ap
propriated ?2G0,000 to stamp out the
cotton boll woovll.
Ballard, Wash., Jan. S. Tho shingle
mill, dry kiln and 3,000,000 shlnglos of
tho Nicholas Lumber Company
totally destroyed by flro this morning,
Lisa $25,000. A favorablo wind alone
saved tho wostern half of the city.
The Ladles Weakened.
I Chicago, Jan. 8. All morning those
, In tho court room, where tho car-barn
bandits aro on trial, today wero
searcnea ror concealed wonpons.
Strong raon protosted, but were com
pelled to disrobe. This had a vory
discouraging tendency on tha sensa
tional fomalo spectators, many of
whom decided not to watch tho pro
ceedings. Tho Jury Is still lncomploto.
Mother Jones III.
Trinidad, Jan. S. Tho condition of
Mother Jones who yesterday was
stricken with pneumonia is unchanged.
'She is 62 years old, making hor re-
.covory doubtful. Tho mine worker
I anxiously watch tha bulletins.
- San Francisco, Jan. 8 I. W. Tem
ple, a solicitor, suicided this morning
by throwing himslf Jn front of a mov
ing train. Ho was despondent ovor
I bis arrost Wednesday for attempting
to kiss two stenographers.
Did 8ome 8klrnmlng.
Bllansburg, Wash.. Jan. 8- Burg
lars blew up the Kittitas Creamery
Company safe tbs mornng. and got
100. Ctzens and bloodhounds aro on J
Russia's Reply to
Japan Precludes all
Hope of Peace
All the Powers Are Landing
Troops in Corea, and
the Clash Is Expected
Pekln, Jan. 8. General Yuan Shlkl,
commauderl-n-chief of tho Chlneso an
my and navy, sent his foreign adviser,
Charles Dcnby, Jr., to Japan to inves
tigate the report as to the probability
of war. Mr. Denby has reported that,
according to the best opinions obtain
able, based upon diplomatic Informa
tion, war cannot bo averted.
London, Jan. S. The Dally Mall's
Yokohama correspondent says that
Russia's reply to Japan practically rtf
tmovoB all hopos of a peaceful settle
Pori Arthur, Jan. 8. (via Chefoo)
Several Russian warships left at mid
night to rolnforce the cruisers sent out
for tho purposo of intercepting a Jap
anoso squndron of four Iron-clads
which, It Is said, is now approaching
Corea to-stop six Japanese coal-laden
Hhlps from Japan destined for Port
Arthur, and to cancel their charter to
a Russian firm.
Thoro Is a normal movement of
troops In both directions on tho rail
way. Lake Baikal Is frozen.
Tho Port Arthur defenses aro com
plete and the authorities aro confi
dent Powers Arc Landing Troops.
London, Jan, 8. None of tho spe
cial cablegrams from Toklo printed In
this morning's papers is ablo to give
tho contents of Russia's reply, but all
concur In believing t to bo unsatisfac
tory. It appears that tho nolo might
still bo undelivered, as Baron do Ros
en, Russian Minister, Is suffering from
an oar affection, hnd not Baron Kom
ura, Japanoso foreign mlulstor, visited
tho Russian legation to get It. Ac
cording to tho Standard's Toklo cor
respondent, an increasing number of
steamships are requisitioned dally as
The correspondent of tho Dally Mall
at Toklo roports on tho authority of
tho nowspapor Chuo that ono Japanoso
has boon murdered near Port Arthur,
and four othors havo boon injured.
Tho correspondent says that all tho
powers aro landing troops In Corea,
and tho.Brltlsh blue-Jackets landing at
Chomulpo nro oxpected to go to Se
Constant tolograras aro passing bo
tweon M. Pavloff, tiio Russian minis
ter to Coroa, Bnron do Rosen, tho Rus
sian minister to Japan, and Viceroy
Tho Ineuranco of tho Japanese
' cruisers Nlnsin and Kaiog, which wore
i built at Gonca and bought from tha
govtrnmont has been no-
cnmpllshed after considerable difficul
ty. Tho policies havo been to ar
ranged as ot pormlt tho cruisers to go
by way of tho Suez oanal, Cupo Horn
or Cape of Good Hope routos, as ths
clrcumff antes of tho momont mny
Bought Beef and Bacon.
Houston, Tex., Jan. 8. Russia has
i nllt-flimi A.1 R rtftfl AAA nnim.lu nt Itnr.f
and bacon fiorn Cudahy under a rush
order; shipments to bo via Snu Fran
cisco, Ruth Cleveland Burled.
Prlnceon, N. J., Jan. 8. Ruth Cleve
land's funeral took place today. Thore
wert but fow prewjnt, for fear of con
tagion. "Portland and Return Only $2.20."
The Southern Pacific Is now selling
round trip tickets to Portland from
Salem for $2.20, good going Saturday
or Sunday, returning Sunday and Mon
day, giving all day Sunday and Mon
day in Portland. Tbo some arrange
ment applies from Portland, giving all
Portland peoplo a chance to visit val
ley points at gready reduced ratea,
W. H COMAN, O. P. A.
Branson t Ragan.
Keep all kinds of groceries, and
ihey are the best that can be found!
In tho city. You, don't know It until "
Judge Orders the Jury
to Bring m a Ver
dict of Not Guilty
Gets Free on the Technicality
That He Had Not Been
Sworn in as Senator
at the Time
Omaha, Jan. 8. Judgo Vondcfen
tcr, of tho circuit court, this morning
Instructed tho Jury to return a verdict
of not guilty on tho Indictment against
Dietrich, charging him with, receiving
bribes In connection with the post
ofllco at Hastings. Ho ruled that
Dietrich was not a senator until
sworn Into tho senate, and tho charges
of bribery In connection with the post
offlco rentals occurred prior to that
Tho last caso against Dietrich woe
called this aftornoon. It was a charge
of holding a government contract, al
though a senator. Tho case was nollcd
by Attornoy Summors, who said that
tho records showod that a few days
aftor election, Dietrich f transferred
tho property as a freo gift to his
daughter, who slnco has rccolved Its
bonoflts. Tho caso against Fisher, of
Hastings, was dismissed, sneo ho
couldn't havo glvon a brlbo If Diet
rich was not guilty of receiving It. Tho
only caso left Is ono against Eliot
Low, who Is alleged to havo acted aH
a go-between In tho sale of tho poBt
ofllco at Alma.
Immense Coal Shipments.
Cardiff, Walos, Jan. 8. Immonso
shipments of coal aro being rushed to
tho far East, 40,000 tons going to Ja
pan, 30,000 to Hong Kong and 40,000
to tho Russian squadron at Port Ar
thur,, In tho past few days.
Pope Would Not See Him.
Rome, Jan. 8. Tho Vatican declines
to rccclvo the Macedonian, Sarafoff,
In special audionco. Tho latter 1b dis
appointed ns ho expected thus to gain
many additional volunteors to tho In
surrection, Engineer Still Hiding.
Topokn, Kan., Jan. 8. Englneor
Benjamin, who Is wanted ns tho prin
cpnl witness In tho Wlllard wreck Is
still absent Tho coronor's Inquiry has
boon Indefinitely postponed.
This Clearance Sale and
Has gained Is remarkable and only four days old. It's succecs has
been assured from the first half day. There Is a good reason for
everything under the sun, and the reason for this sale's wonderful
progress la this: We made It a genuine, honest, determined clean
cut effort to clean up stock.
Aro horo In groat quantities.
For thoso saino mako stocks
you havo boon paying 2Gc .at
some places, but we'll sell thorn
to you at tho saving price of
i Oc each
Laces and Embroideries
Novor has thoro boon suah live
ly laco selling as thoro has
been this week, but then, thoro
never was such lovely locos of
fered for such UtUo prices.
Lacos nnd insertions and em
broideries In all manner of
pretty doalgns and widths all
at clearance prices: Thoy are
I -3 and J -4
The Affair Looked Upon as
a "Farewell Love Taking"
Was Witnessed by Im
Toklo, Japan, ,an. 8. Twenty-six
thousand troops woro rovlowcd on
Aoyama field today by tho omporor.
It composed tha first division, known
ns tho Imperial guads, and will consti
tute tho third1 division, It war Is do
clared. Immonso crowds wltnessc(d
tho review, which was regarded au a
farowcll lovo-taklng. Tho omporor
went to th eflold In tho stato coach,
but In tho rovlew waa mounted on a
handsomo horse. A brilliant staff and
all tho forolgn attaches formed a noto
Socialists Active In Arkansas.
Lltlo Rock, Ark., Jan. 8. Tho So
cialists of Arkansas lntond to tako an
'active part In tho coming stato enm-
1 pnlgn, and preliminary plana with thin
object In vlow woro discussed at n,
'stato convontion begun horo today. A
stato political organization Is to bo
(porfectod nnd candidates named for all
tho stato offices to bo flllod at the elec
tion noxt fall.
The Regular Wreck.
Cumberland, Mil., Jan. 8. A Baltf
moro & Ohio doublcheador crashed In
to a freight at Avltts Crook early this,
morning. Tho engines -woro demol
ished. Fireman Kefauvcr waa InBtant
ly killed, and Englnoor Roberta died'
shortly after. Engineer Humphrey
was sorlous and perhaps fatally hurt,
and Fireman Conrad seriously,
Try a box of that
elegant stuffed fruit
154 State St.
Phone 1071 Main-
NEW KID QLOVE8
NEW GOLF GLOVES
Womon's glove, and tho best
gloves from tho world's host
makers. Ours Is a most satis
factory stock first becauso It
Is so big; second, bocauso so
many good sorts aro horo;
third, because prices nro always
safoly tho lowest, especially so
now thnt the big clearanco salo
Our stoond floor contains a ,
grand display of plain and fan
cy knit goods which are es
pecially doslrable at this tlmo
of tho yoar, when cool even
ings and mornings aro regular
visitor), Remember a big line
Is placed before you at a groat
saving in price. All 'nro r-
ther tral you nave ineu mem.