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SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1904.
NO. 26. '
TROOPS m KOREA
11 Hopes of Peace Have Vanished Japan
Will Occupy Koea, Ostensibly to Protect
Theii Railroads? Btt Really to Fight
St. Petersburg, Jan. 23. Official
Circles aro bitterly Inmontlng tho no-
eeaslty of making concessions to Ja
pan, because of Russia's Inadequate
seaport defenses, and aro determined
Ko augment the licet until it will ue
bblo to combat ovon tho British. They
propose to expend 50,000 000.
London Jan. 23 A Toklo corre
spondent of tho Central News today
dres that an official omergoncy ga-
eotto la being promulgated containing
ipoclal regulations for harbor, road-
tcad and coast navigation. Tho move
is regarded as significant, an It prac-
itlcally puts tho mercantile marine un
der war regulations.
London, Jan. 23. Tho delay In the
luBslan reply to tho latest note from
Kfnpan Is causing tho customary crop
Rf sensational statements pointing to
Rho lmmlnenco of war In tho Far East.
Tho Dally Graphic this morning
lays It understands that thcro Is na
glikcllhood of a compromise, owing to
the unyielding attltudo of Japan on.
tho Manchurian question, and tho fact
lat in her last noto to Russia Japan
Struck out tho whole- nrtlclo In the
draft of tho treaty relating to tho do-
ImnndB of Russia for a neutral zone.
Tho correspondent of tho morning
?ost at Chcefoo has sent in an alarm-
ling roport that 12,000 Japanese troops
tfcavo landed at Massampho, In South
Porn Coroa, and tho Port Arthur corro-
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ZNow York Herald also rofors In a dls-
patch to tho fact that tho news of tho
F. occupation of Massampho 1b being ro-
Special dispatches from Soul sny
(tho emperor of Corca has appointed
:n bow cabinet with Yl Yon Glk as
minister of war and finance. Yl Yon
Glk has ordered 10,000 rifles for the
Roports have boon cent in from
Chefoo that quantities of dynamite
have been found under the brldgos of
tho Manchurian lino nbovo Port Ar
thur. Tho supposed lntontlon was to
blow up tho bridges as soon as hostil
Tho Toklo correspondent 'of the
Dally Mall sends the following dis
patch: "The Jljl Shlmpo says that on tho
day following tho ratification of the
Chlneso-'Amorlcnn treaty, Russia no
tified Jnprm it was uauoloss to nego
tiate a neutral zone on tho Yalu, as
tho ratification of both treaties
showed that Manchuria was Chinese
Cabling from Shanghai tho corre
spondent thoro of tho Dally Mali de
clares tho Chlncso government has
learned that Russia is sending a largo
force to Chlnoso Turkestan. Tho St.
Petersburg correspondent of tho Dally
Telegraph cablos to hie papor as fol fel fol
eows: "I learn that difficulty has arlson
through reluctanco to grant, ho saino
freedom of Immigration Into Man
churia to tho Japaneso as to other for
eigners, for foar thnt tho Japanese
would soon overrun It. Whatever
conccsslono Russia offers regarding
Manchuria will probably be offerod
in the first Instance to tho United
of the lino In great forco, correspond'
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elegant stuffed fruit
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Japan Will Occupy Corea.
Washington, Jan. 23. Tho situation
In Corea Is arousing fresh apprehon
slon of ronowed troublo in tho Far
Kant. It has beon tho opinion of tho
military oxperts hero thnt, In tho
event of wnr bojtweon Russia and Ja
pan, Coroa would be made tho. bnttlo
ground, at least in tho beginning,
Mr. Allen, the American mlnlstor
at Seoul, cabled tho stato department
today from Seoul as follews:
"Considerable disturbances through
but Corea. Tho Japaneso hnvo boon
attacked In many places.
"It is anticipated horo that Japan
In Corea will ropoat tho performance
of Russia In Manchuria, and mako the
disturbances on tho Japnnoso railway
tho ground for a military occupation
II New Spting Silks
Our great success with Bilks last year induced U8 to pur
chase a very extensivo lino for this spring.
Wo have all the novelty weaves, and you will positively
find our prices 25 to 30 per cent cheaper than "regular stores"
usk for tho same quality.
Silk Gauze Crepe, New and Dainty. .
C oth of Gold, A very rich new weave.
Black Silk Grenadine, 42 inches wide, in beautiful
Embroidered Jap Silk, Waist patterns in red, black and
Crystal Cord Silk, The very best quality in dwens of
new pattern .
Fancy Figured Pongee,
Genuine Imported Plain Pongee, In several qualities.
The kind that's almost everlasting.
Peu, de Sole, Taffeta. Crepe de Chine, Silk Organdie, f atlns. Velvets,
The New York Racket f
Salem's Cheapest One Pice
E. T. BARNES, Ptop.
lng to tho Russian occupation of tho
China Will Aid Japan.
London, Jan. 23. A spoclal'dlspatch
from Seoul, Coroa, dated Friday,
says Japanese railway mon hnvo boen
attacked by Coroans nt sovoral points
nlong tho Seoul-Kusnn railway, and
thnt tho Coroan authorities havo been
notified that unless thoy prevont re
currence of thoso dlsordors necessary
measuros to do bo wjll bo taken by
the Japaneso troops.
Tho dowager empress of China Is
thoroughly alivo to tho peril .threat,
enlng China as tho result of tho Russo-Japanese
crisis and has, according
to tho Globe's Shanghai correspond
ent, determined at all costs to fight
for tho freedom of Manchuria from
foreign control. Conferences between
tho downger empress and tho leading
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Dallas Second vs.
Y. M. C. A. Gymnasium
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in mum ii in iiiiiihk
statesmen, It Is added, havo convinced
her thnt any other policy would ba
tantamount to dynastic sulcldo, as tho
dishonor of tho ancestral tombs im
plied by foreign dominations would
bo unpnrdonablo In tho oyos of tho
Chlnoso, and unless a vigorous offon
Is made to reassert Manchurian nu
thorlty to Talplngs and IColashul will
a'tompt to restore tho Ming dynasty,
with tho rosult of tho complete de
struction of China.
The correspondent adds that the
dowager ompress has bean informed
that somo of the foreign officers are
willing to givo tho Manchutians n
final opportunity of rehabilitating
thomBolvos. oveu to the- extent of aid
ing them by force, If necessary, pro
vided tho Manchu government Is sin
cerely favorable to reform. The Rus
sian minister at Pekln, tho corre
spondent says says, has learned of the
result of tho conferences and Is con
vinced that, In the ovont of war, Chi
na will bo forced to participate, with
tho result that tho wholo world will
possibly become Involved.
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Piitshutg Is Inundated and All the Country
the Ohio and It's Tffifctta?!es is Swept By
Tmbtflent and Angffy Toents
Pittsburg, Jan. 23. At 10 o'clock
this 'morning tho water was 29 foot
above normal,, and rising nearly three
Inches an hour. Tho 30-foot mark is
expected to bo reached today. Thq
dam ige is already half a million in
this ;lty nnd harbor, and 4000 mon aro
Idlo. Traffic Is suspended on tho river
Ohio Town Hurt.
Loraluo, O., Jan. 23. Tho flood Is
nearly at a standstill; tho damage ex
ceeds half a million.
was 37 foot of water at 8 o'clock thi.i
morning, and 45 feet aro expected.
(Tliero Is a general exodus from the
low lands, and much suffering, as
'many aro oxposed, and this will be
lncronscd If tho cold wave predicted
Much Suffering In Wheeling.
Wheollng, W. Va, Jan. 23. Thorc
Youngstown All Under.
Youngstown, 0 Jan. 23. Tho flood
now oxcoeds any ovor known. Thoro
aro no lights, nnd tho wator damage
Skeletons on an Excursion.
Indianapolis, Jan. 23. Tho flood
from Wlldor creek has broken through
tho cemctory, nnd Is strowlng skolc
tons on tho bank.
Marietta Will Go Under.
Marietta, Jan. 23. Tho business seo
tlon is being vacated. Tho flood In
tho Ohio river has ranched 29 foot,
and Is rising six Inches an hour. Ro
ports from up tho rlvor lead to tho bo
llof that tho buslnoss section will bo
Maumee Breaks the Record.
Toledo, O., Jan. 23. The. flood In-
tho Maumeo river promlsos to surposa
that of 1883, which was tho worst ov
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Today Last Chance
Before taking stock. Big anl little lots tumble pell mell over each other for your attention. A mero hand
ful la all we can mention here. You must get your Idea from them. Economy chances that overshadow
even our unrivaled bargains of the past.
EVIDENTLY MEANS BU8INE88.
Now rolorod silks. Many of
our spring colored silks havo ar
rived, and in point of variety and
btauty thoy exctl any previous
NEW KAI-KAI AND
K 35c and 39c
MThn bright, now, wide
afp horo in several widths and
weights. The kind you havo been
LAST DAY PRICE8.
Special sale number 1C0. For
this day only we offsr a lino grade
gloria silk umbrella stool rod.
bulb runners, fancy and natural
wood handles. Ilogular $1.20 and
Men's Half Hose
Half P ice
Some special linos of man's fan
cy hoolory that wo don't want tc
Invoice and offer great Induce
ments to havo you tako thain
away with you. Tho patterns ara
all up to (Into and aro tho greatest'
value wo havo over offered.
Rogulnr 50c qualities .
Preliminary Railroad 8urvey a Most'
Thorough One. I
This Is the crowning sale of all porlods of the
year. Strenuous efforts are In forco to clear nil
ladles' suits and jackets Immediately. Tbo amaz
ing roductions bolow Indlcato tho overshadowing
values and phenomenal savings wo offer for this
special offer on garments of foremost -fashion and
Any ladles' suit or Jacket In our department
Eric Wold, the civil engineer, who'
bos boen out for tho past six woeks I
with EL E. Cooper's party of railroad J
surveyors, who are running a lino In '
from Drain, returned to town yester
day. He reports that tho party after
reaching tbo head of North slough;
with, thosurvoy, has returned to the
Values as high as $30.00.
To talk your clothing is a good thing; to advertise
It Is wise. In order to got lasting results, howev
er, tho goods must bo all that are claimed for
thom and a little more. Provo our clothing by
comparison by wear, by any tost you choose It
will bo found honost all through nnd lowor In
price than you will bo ablo to find elsowhoro.
Dvory cult and overcoat reducod llko this:
$10.00 values for $ 6.76.
$15.00 values for $ 9.50.
$20.00 values for $14.50.
mouth of the Umpqua to run a line
down the beach.