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DAILY fl A PTT A L JOURNAL.
8ALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1904.
! PEACE BUT PRE
PARE FOR WAR
Russia Occupies a Strategic Position at Town
of Hsin Minte Thirty Miles Ffom Mukden .
Japanese Bankets Ate All Leaving Manchtwia They Ate
Called Together By the Emperor, and Assure Him
That Money for Prosecuting the War Will
Appointment of a
President Sends Several Nom
inations tj the Senate
t Provides for Nation-
' al Guard
sul-genornl nt Mukdon, Chlnn; James
Davidson, of Minnesota, to bo consul
nt Antung, China, and Edward Mor
gan, of New York, to bo consul nt Dal
London, Jan. 19. A dispatch from
Port Arthur says tho outward evi
dences of hostilities aro unimportant
Four thousand troops are scheduled
to Btnrt north tomorrow, which Is tho
only warllko feature. Nowspnpcr cor
respondents who applied for passes to
accompany tho army, have boon In
formed that war Is not oxpectcd, and
to lseuo permits would bo promaturo,
Ostensibly tho Russian sentiment Is
that it has no desiro to lnterforo In
Corea, oven should Japan continue to
land trqops thoro under tho pretense
that they aro railway guards.
A Japanese Ananias.
Paris, Jan. 19. According to the
Htntomont of tho Japaneso mlnlstor,
irvno rim Aiimlrni Alnxlnff. a. force lone as
of Russian troops today took possea touched.
our lndopondonco is not
This Independence tho pow
alon of tho town of Hsin Mlntun, 30
miles from Mukden. The town is alt.
uated so it will form an ideal camp
ing place, and It Is probablo that a
strong forco will bo retained thoro.
Hsin Mintum, Bltuated, as it Is, so
that It commands tho Llauho river,
will bo of Kroat importance from a
stretcgic standpoint, especially as it
will not bo by any means an "open
Japan Can Easily Get Funde.
Toklo, Jan. 19. In diplomatic clr
clos hero It is regarded as vory sig
nificant that all of tho leading Japan-
oso bankers and flnnnclors havo been
ors throughout tho worldhnve recog
nized during tho past 20 yoars by con
cluding treaties, and which China has
horsplf recognized, is not now mo
nacod Thero is no proposition look
ing to tho nnnoxatlon of Corea, and-
not oven for a protectorate."
Washington, Jnn. 19. The house
committee on merchant marine and
fisheries today ordered a favorablo re
port on tho bill crentlng a commission
to consider and recommend legislation
for tho development of tho American
merchant marine. It shall consist of
Ave senators and flvo representatives,
the commission to report to congress
on tho first day of tho next session
Fifty thousand dollars aro appropri
ated for expenses. Tho Iioubo com
mittee on military today agreed on
tho army appropriation bill of $73,'-
9CG.O0O. An Important Item Is a mild
ono for tho national guard maneuv-
ores. Hull will report it to tno nouso
tomorrow. Tho President today sent
to thn son nt o tho nominations of FJeru
ing Cheshire, of New York, to bo con
Fair to Close Sundays.
Washington, Jnn. 19. Petitions
have been received from Protostant
churches of Portland, asking that the
Lewis and Clark Exposition bo closed
Washington, Jnn. 19. At tho ro-
fiutbt of Hawloy, Senator piatt,
of Connecticut, Introduced thu pro
posed amondment to tho Lewis and
Clnrk Exposition bill, providing that
tho gatos shal bo closed Sunday.
Cincinnati, Jan. 19. Tho immense
warehouse of tho Mlholovltch distill
lory was destroyed by flro this morn
ing. Two firemen were seriously In
jured by a falling wall; loss, $100,000.
Breaks All Records,
Going to Fifty-two
Washington, Jnn. 19. Postmaster.
Gonoral Payno announced today that
Henry Palmer hns.beon decided on for
postmaster at Omaha. Palmer was
Scnntor Millard's selection.
Panic In a Restaurant. .
Sebastapool, Russia, Jan. 19. A fire
in a crowded cafe hero today caused
'n nnnln lv nrnRfH IlllVfi llOSIl TO-
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covered, and it Ib feared a scoro or
more aro in tho ruins.
Plenty of Money.
Indianapolis, Jan. 19. In tho mine
workore' convention todny the auditor's
report wait road, and shows tho cash
on hand to bo $1,100,000.
Much Suffering Will BeCausefi
and New England
Glovorsdalo, N. Y., Jan. 19. All pro
vtous records aro brokon in tho cold
wnvo which Is sweeping ovor tills.
section. It was 32 degrees below zoro
horo nt 7 o'clock this morning; 42 bo-
low at MaylTold, and G2 bolow nt
Now York, Jan. 19. Thoro is groat
suffering on account of tho cold wavoj
it was ono dogroo bolow zero nt noon.
To Settle Tanner Troubles.
Cincinnati, Jan. 19. At tho boot
and shoo workors' convention It was
docided that Vlco-Prosldont Lovolor
go to San Frnnclsco to stralghton out
tho complications of tho tannora
strlko, If possible. Falling, ho will bo
obliged to withdraw tho union stamp
from San Francleco manufacturers.
thl. morning, affairs between Japan summoned to Po in a confer
and Russia never had boon sufficiently
crltlcnl to warrant tho mediation of
France or England.
War Preparations Continue.
Port Arthur, Jnn. 19. Tho prepara
tions for war contlnuo, and all of tho
Russian offlclals aro kept occupied
both day and night in tho effort to ge:
tho garrison in readiness for actlvo
Bcrvico. Four additional roglmcnts
of troops arrived today, and will bs
assigned to duty in tho forts hero un
til thoy becomo acclimated.
Acting, It Is bolloved, undor Instrua
onco with tho premier and some of
tho ministers. It 1b bolloved that the
purpoBO of this mooting is tho per
fectlon of plans recontly drafted for
Bocurlng neodod funds in tho cvont of
tho war being a Jong-drawn-out ono.
Tho gdvornmont will have little
troublo In securing all tho funds need
od to continue In tho strugglo for an
Indefinite length of time.
Try a box of that
elegant stuifed fruit
Russian Action Excites China.
Poltln, Jan. 19. Tho commandant of
the Russian logatlon guard horo has,
been ordorod to Join Viceroy Alex
left's stnff. This, In cbnjunctlon with
tho doparturo of tho Russian troopj
from Tlon Tslrt, has caused comment.
A report of tho death of Tung Fu
Slang has boon brought to Pokln by a
154 State 8t
Phone 1071 Main
Position Taken by Corea.
Paris. Jan. 19. Prlnco Mlnyoung
Tohan, tho Corean mlnlstor, in an in-
torvlow today, said, concerning the
proposed Russlan-Japaneso zonos of In
fluence In Cerea:
"Tho various planB of Russia and
Japan do not affect us seriously, bo
The Cask Idea Must be Right
or bo many people wouldn't think it bo. Tt has been the foun
dation of our success in husiness. Itenublesus to undersoil
If yon want to get an idea oi tne proms cnargeu uy "
lar stores" just examine the "reduced price" ads in the daily
papers. How would you like to pay tuo original price men
tioned? But that's just the price they oharge you eleven
months in the year. Many of these articles show a profit of
50 to 05. If "legular stores" nave to cnarge ou io
profit on the lines advortisea tney must gei uouuv mc .
..fila nn nlllflr llnfS tllOV CQrrV.
When you trade with "regular stores" you have to pay for X
i. ia ,.f ti,n wofm. svstfiin" and for extravagant busiuess 5
methods. Try a cash store and avoid big proats.
Russia Fears America.
New York, Jan. 18. Prlvato dis
patches from St. Petersburg Indicate,
says tho Times' dispatch from Paris,
that tho Japanese note haB not helped
in fnrtifv nntlmlstlo antlclnatlons. As
Ions as thero was room for further no
gotlatlons, Russian diplomacy helped
Russia to gain time. But Japan hnv
Ing given a final answer to the latest
Russian note will not, it is expected,
wait Indefinitely for a decision on Rus
Thoro Is said to bo a good deal of
irritation In St. Petersburg ovor the
failuro of Russian diplomacy. It is
recognized thnt tho conclusion of the
Chlneso-Araorlcan treaty haB material
ly affected Russia's prestige It Is re
ported that Russia stands In greater
frmr nt tho nresent moment of ths
United State than of Great Britain
Another sourco of chagrin is tho in
diffcront attitude of Franco.
War Bound to Come.
Washington, Jan. 19. Dispatches
from Minister Allon, at Seoul, says
thorn In n. nnnlckv condition nt the
Corean capital, and Intimates tho sit
uatlon Id Induced by foreign Influence
to cause olthor Japan or Russia to
ontor tho country In largo forco to
protect their Interests. Tho adminis
tration believes at tho prosont time
thoro is a sufficient forco of marlnos
In Corea to socuro tho safety of Amer
ican interests, although Allen con
tinues to urgo an incroasod guard
Tho state department today has ad
vises from St Petersburg and Fekln
favorablo to peace. Officials believe
however, war will break out sooner or
IrIf YottLoofcElsewheye It's Only Time Wasted!
IN THE KEEN DESIRE
to do better by you than other houses dare to, we've cut prices down to the "point of least resistance'
During our Clearance Sale we do not consider cost, but make great sacrifices to reduce our stock to the
minimum and do not adhere to the worn-out custom of carrying good over from season to season a. a
great man so-called cash stores do. While tnis same ixoro na o.. . H - - -.
strictly one-prlce house, have you noticed how they also have been advertising reduced prices?
NOTE THESE GREAT BARGAINS
Ladies' Salts and
This llttlo flurry of snow has brought .back to you
the fact that you need warm clothes. Our prepa
rations to moet your demands wore complete some
llmo ago. This Is wnrmor clothos woather. Aro
you prepared for It? Wo Invito you to como horo
nnd glanco ovor the Iromonso bargains wo aro of
forlng in. our Ladies' Suit and Cloak Department
Just, think about thoso bargains, but don't delay
too long, as "delays are dangorous."
Any $13.50 to $18.50 8ult or Jocket
Men's Suits and
Wo will rofuso to sell you clothing tho wo know
you will not bo satisfied with. Whoa a Bult oi
ovorcoat goes from our store it's out in stylo, It
fits porfectly, it hang3 gracefully, it looks right, it
keeps its thapo whilo it woars and glvea satis
faction in every particular. Eaoh nnd ovory gar
mont bought hero, no mnttqr how low tho prlco,
must most our ilgld reojilramenUi.
Any $20.00 to $27.50 Suit or Jscket
$10.00 Suit or. Overcoat
$1ft00 Suit or Overcoat
$20.00 8ult or overcoat
The New Yofei
Salem's Cheapest One Pnce
E. T. BARNES, Prop.
Marlon. Ind., Jan. 1Q. A flro this'
morning dostroyed tho flvo-story Co
lonlal apartment building. Two hun
dred occupants narrowly escaped. A
numbor were removed by tho firemen
in an unconscious condition. Tho eio
vator operator deserted hlB post, but j
the porter oporaUd tho lift, saving
. i n
Train Is Dead.
vw Vnrif .inn. 19. Georce Fran
cis Train died last night from heart,
dlseaso at Mills Hotel No. 1, where
ho has lived for some yoars. The fa-
tal stroke followed an attack of acute
Now Yrok, Jan. 19. Train's body
laid out in tho llttlo hotol room.
n,hs.n ha hnn rrtalriod for yOSrS. Hl8
sister Is coming from Stamford, Con
necticut, to arrange for tho funorai.
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Washlugton, Jan. J9-Tbe state de
partment Is Informed that the Nether
lands has recogalzed Panama as In
FOR SPRING 1904
of tho latost advance Idoas for the
coming spring wear. They tro
tho finest creations, frosh and
now. Tho stylos are of ovory con
ceivable design and offoct. em
bracing Tonorlffo, Allovor, Dllnd
Embroidery doslgns In fine lawns,
etc. Not a lot thrown put for
sale, but the brightest and newest
pf tho coming Bfason's most beau
WHITE FAIR PRICES.
Stock foundations, very now.
WEDNESDAY SURPRISE SALE
Limit, 12 yards to a customer
nono to merchants.
Early shopping is advised.
When we advertise bargains you
can depend on getting them.
NEW WAI8T8 for 8prlng 1904.
Now ndvanco ideas in pretty
whito shirt waists. Thoy rolgn
triumphant now-a-days In tho af
factions of ovory woman. Thoy
aro modo of sheor, whlto lawns,
as variod In stylo as tho ondlosB
changes to bo rung on r mbrOldery,
laco insertion, pmils, homstitch
Ings, ond so on, can mako them;
thoy present a fascinating flold
WHITE SALE PRICES.
A flno showing of cotton Ox
fords, Basket Cloth, Pique and
Dodford Cord whlto waiBts.
Tho price does not cover cost of
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