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3ALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEDRUARY 3, 1904.
DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL
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manifested at the- palace here."
lapan Has Reached the
Limit of Her
tossia Has About Completed
Her Arrangements and
Will Throw off Her
Fleet la Now Ready.
St. Petersburg, Feb. 3. A dispatch
from Vladivostok, dated today, and
lB8uod hero by a semi-official agoncy,
says tho Russian fleet at Vladivostok
has boon fully equipped for Immediate
sorvlco and prepared for sea. All the
wood flttlnga of tho Bhlps wore re
moved yesterday. Tho harbor Is bolus
kept open by Ice-breakers. Thq fleet
consists of four cruisers, tho Crom
blor, of 13.3CC tons; tho Rossia, of
12,130 tons, tho Bogatlr, of 67C0 tons
and tho Rurik, of 10,923 tons, and a
transport, tho Lena.
Home, Feb. 3. News from tho Far
Bast today asserts that Japan Is de
termined to present an ultimatum. toiRuBam.B icayi coupied with tho am
Delay Makes Japan Fearful.
Toklo, Feb. 3. Tho Russian noto Is
still undelivered, and tho government
and peoplo of Japan do not possess
any deflnlto Information concerning
tho tlmo of Us arrival or Us contents
(Russia on February 10th, If no con-
elusion Is reached prior to that tlmo.
Leading Japs Predict War.
London, Feb. 3. Letters from lead
ing men in Toklo to friends hero
stato that everything Is in readiness
I in Japan for war, and that tho out
break is inovltablo. Russia's conces
sions are not likely to suffice, and
this is tho last phaso of tho ncgotla'
tlonB boforo tho resort to arms. Influ
ential Japanese citizens in Europo, in
eluding noted diplomats, havo advised
Japan that it is now tlmo to strike.
France Takes Precautions.
Paris, Fob. 3. A Marseilles corre
spondent of La Patrim asserts that,
acting under government orders, tho
Oriental shipping companies are hold'
Ing several vessels ready for posslblo
troop transportation work, in caso of
war between Russia and Japan.
St. Petersburg, F6b. 3. Tho Seoul
Pusan railway, according to dispatches
from Vladivostok, has boen occupied
by Japaneso troops. Tho Japaneso
hnro also taken guns to Seoul for the
protection of tho legation.
.. Parin, Fob. 3. Tho correspondent
of tho Journal at Port Arthur cables
that orders havo boon received for tho
miblllzatlon of tho Russian squadrons
thoro, and at Vladivostok, and both
nro now ready to tako to sea at a mo
A False Sense of Security In Corea,
London, Fob. 3. "Corea appears to
consider tho response of tho powers
to her declaration of noutmllty,"
cablos tho Sooul correspondent of tho
Times, "as tantamount to a guaran
tee of territorial Integrity, and conse
quently a falso senso of security Is
Try a box of that
elegant stuifed fruit
154 Btate 8t.
Phone 1071 Main
nouncoment of continued movement
Secretary of the Navy
Laid the Foundation for Our
Present Splendid Navy--
New York, Feb. 3. William Collins
Whitney, ex-Secretary of tho navy,
died a few minutes after 4 o'clock
'PllnOflnv nflnntuin At Ufa linmn 671
Fifth avenue, in his 64th year. Ho
. ..... . .. .UU .... died whllo under tho lnfluenco of cth
it diminishes tho already slim pros- Lr, administered preparatory to a sec
poets for peace. Tho government has 0nd operation for appendicitis,
been urged to dispatch a peremptory. Mr. Whitney was taken ill Friday
noto to St. Petersburg, threatening to night at tho performance of "Rlgolet
doclaro war if refused Immediate sat-to," at tho Metropolitan opera house,
Police Intercept Let
ters Showing In
f tended Murders
Gang Formed for the Purpose
or Reducing murder to
a hinanciai Trans
iafactlon in tho way of a reply to its nnd had
provlous noto, but still the govern
ment Iff patiently waiting, although
gang of criminals
Montana, and Intercepted a letter
Mont, Feb. 3. Tho
is In Denver, where tho authorities
havo been wired to arrest her. Thoi
men arrested horo glvo tho names of
Harry Taylor, John Law, Chas. Moon
ey, O. L. Wornor and Wm. Harris.' Al
so a woman known as Lyslo South
ern, and another member of tho gang
known as Lynch woro captured In An
aconda, after a despcrato fight, during
which two companions escaped. Tho
police say they havo ovldenco of tho
most startling character that tho gang
was regularly organized for tho busi
ness of murder for a consideration.
Got What He Deserved.
San Francisco, Feb. 3. Wm. Ew
ing was found guilty today of using
tho malts to defraud. Ho was secre
tary of tho Standard Oil Dovclompont
Company, and, Is accused of gather
ing sovoral thousand dollars from in-
written to a woman known as Ruby
Taylor, disclosing a plot to murdor
some well-known Dutto men and an
other In Helena, for which tho Kane
was to rccelvo 2000 and $5000, ro-j
spectivoly for doing tho Job, to bo!
paid by some unknown party.
pollca ' vestors throughout tho coast region.
desperate It developed ho had very Uttlo prop-
jn orty to back up tho glowing promises
I ho mado. i
StrikesCoast of France
Town of Penmarch Is Sub
merged, Many Lives Lost
and Hundreds of Fish
ing .Boats Wrecked
It Is manifest that if tho delay is much moned, and found that tho condition
to leavo beforo tho opera pollco havo tho "names of tlfo con-
ended. Dr. Walker R. James, tho
Whitney family physician, was sum
QermJin Governor Safe.
Berlin, Fob. 3. A dispatch
nnnouncos tho safe arrival of Gover-!n'"0,
nor Loutwln, of German Southwest
The Africa, at tho coast station, having I
I aiirpAflafultv ftliiflful iir rnhnlltnua
Brest, Franco, Feb. 3. A tidal wava
last night, on tho coast of Ponmarch,
wrecked many fishing boats aaCt
drowned sovoral; tho numbor la yet
unknown. Iramenso damage was donoi
I and oilo-thlrd of Ponmarch was under
today water. Tho inhabitants Hod to the
prolonged it will act energetically. ,
Even this will move moro rapidly
whon tho noto Is Anally recelvod, If
It is materially unsatisfactory, and
tho prospects for additional negotia
tions are slight, although probably Ja
pan will dispatch an ultimatum bo
foro striking. Tho Japanese show a
romarkablo outward calm, and no
scones similar to thoso in America
and England boforo recent wars wore
Thoro are occasional demonstra
tions and outcropplngs of popular
fooling, but tho casual visitor to tho
larger cities can sco but Uttlo out of
tho ordinary In the disposition and
behavior of tho people Thoro Is;
howover, an undercurrent of dospor
ato determination running tho no
tion's length and breadth. Tho peo
plo havo counted tho cost and mado J
of tho patient was such that, after
consultation, operation was decided
upon, and was performed by Dr. Bull.
Tho patlont ralllod so well Uiat It was
fully belloved ho would! recovor. Mr.
Whitney's condition was vory gravo
on Sunday and Monday, and at a con
sultation held this afternoon, tho con
clusion was reached that tho only
hopo for tho patlont lay In a second
A bulletin Issued In tho morning
stated that hero had been a slight Im
provement In tho patlont'B condition,
but shortly before 3 o'clock alarnilnr,
feymptoms wero notod, and hurrlod
preparations wero made for a second
oporatlon. Mr. Whltnoy was placed
under tho Influence of nthnr. hut
whether tho oponxtion -was proceeded!
with Is unknown,
When tho physicians porcoived that
splrntors and their Intended victims,
but refuse to mako them public until
Harroras. Gravo fears for tho safety
of tho party woro ontortalncd for tho
the arrests are mado. Ruby Tayolor past fortnight.
Got Ten Years.
Cleveland, Fob. 3. George Ross,
cashier of tho Produco Exchanga
Bank, who ombOMlod "$137,009, was
today sontonced to 10 years hv tho
final preparations, so that If forced to I tho patlont was In danger of death,
fight, they aro capablo of waging and Harry Payno Whltnoy and Miss
sustaining a war in a manner that
will surprlBo tho world.
Sails With Beef for Russian Army.
San Francisco, Fob. 3. Tho Pacific
Mall Companys Bteamor Corea 6allod
for tho Orient today with over 8000
tons of freight, Including 2C00 tons of
flour for Chines and Japanese ports
and 700 tons of mess beef for tho Rus
sian army at Vladivostok. Sho also
carried 100 tons of boof for tho Ameri
can troops at Manila, and 250,000 feet
of lumber for tho same port A war
risk of per cent was quoted on tho
Tho vessol had nearly 200 poaseng-
gers, including a numbor of Japanese
army officers, who havo boon recalled
from forolgn ports,
Rorothy Whltnoy wero immediately
notified. They hastonod to tho sldo
of their father, and in a fow minutes!
ho breathed his lost
It is officially announced this after
noon that ho will bo buried Friday,
and admission to tho church will bo
by card only. Tho list of pallbearers
will bo given out tonight.
Fulton. Mo.. Fob. 3. In tho Butlor
H. M. Burt, for tr.a, t-y John Murrall. a formor
raer president of tho Union Pacific ,. of tho St Louis boodllng com-
Railroad) Company, accompanied iybJn0( wbo rotUrned from Moxlco
his wifo, sailed on tho Corea for
tour of the Far East
,M4w-ieiflnnmHitcf iciaisiaiciof !
! Wo havo surprised oursolves as well as our customers with tho
J wondorful success of our now
Dy Goods Dept
Our success was due to the fact that wo had tho RIGHT KINO of $i
GOODS and wo sold them on a margin of profit so Email that no
regular bioto couiu anura xo meet our prices. jt i
w Our snot cash plan of business together with economical manaee- '
turned state's ovldenco, was a wit
ness. Ho described tho details of the
lighting transaction, tho haggling over
the prlco with Butlor, and tho final
receipt and division of $47,600. Mur
rol's share was $2500.
Chiffon Stock Foundations Ftee
With every purchase of 75c or more In our dress goods, silk or trimming departments.
New Lot Received This Morning
t Hanna Very Weak.
Washington, Fob. 3. Hanna passed
a bad night, is not so well today and
is v6ry weak. Dr. Rlxoy says, al
though ho is much debilitated, his
condition Is unalarming.
This aftornoon a rumor was circu-
mont. enables us to undersell them all
Wo know why wo succeed. Wo Intend to follow tho eamo plan ! !
n thn fiifnr Rrt wn'lt rnntlmin in irrow. '
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I Out New Spring Dess Goods i;
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Scotch Nub Suitings, Nugget Cloth, JCimberly Nibs, Voiles, Mohair
"V JUUUI1UH vjiuiu, ouariuiuu., pun viuji oiuuiiiu, .uuuau riuiuuuuv,
Bilk, warp Lansdowne, Mohair Covert, Figured , Sicilian Novelties, j
and a full lino of stapjo suitings. Our assortment of the
II New Sewing Silks i;
Is a very complete. They havo met with tho hearty approval of i j
.onna j-vf fiolnm Inrilna who Tinvn nrnmlnM thorn Hnrlni' thn nast '. '. '
dozens of Salem ladles' who havo
oxamined them during tho post
THe New Yok Racket
SAtEM'8 CHEAPEST ONE PRICE CASH BTORE.
e -r niDMBO Dnno
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lated that Hanna was dead, and creat
ed a small panic In tho corridors of
tho capitol and in tho prinoipal ho
tels. It was quieted by tho announce
ment at tho Arlington hotel that his
condition since morning is un-
nhfirtaArf Xf a t ail II lintlnnal nnit
y fe-t aav a aui( ttiutiiuui uv
weak Dr. Rlxoy la constantly at his
uvuniuu. mo uuiur sun iiusibia uiuiu
is no cause for alarm.
Forcible Suit Ei? ent Of Intetest
to Evcf y Woman in Salem -
This week makes the end of the great suit sale. Thero'a but three
days left In which to make your aelectlona at this extremely low price.
It Is the greatest 'suit, cape and Jacket sale that has ever been held
more sweeping Including greater values at smaller prices than any other.
Absolutely every cult, cape and Jacket In tho house la In thla aale, with
values up to $30.00, for the ridiculously low price of
All tho ncy pretty designs and pat
terns for spring wear aro shown horo
in a great varioty. Your particular
pattern and shado are horo.
35c and 39c
Salem's Bhrowd shoppors will rove
over thoso lovoly ombroldorlos, di
rect from tho ombroldory makers.
Exqulslto designs and patterns to se
lect from. Regular 35c valuoa
New York, Fob. 3. A spools! to a
local nows agency says a cloeo friend
of Hanna's said this aftornoon that
his temperature was lOO'.-and no ono
had been allowed to see him for tho
post two days.
terns in lace
reached us yel
terday. A flm
FIL DE FER,
sot Is not
Tho vory latos
to ahooso from
Ask for them
while on our
Adjourned Until April.
J St. Louis. Fb. 3. The Democratic
national committee adjourned at noon
to meet again April 10th. It was de
cided to make no reservation for seats
until the April meeting, when news
paper men will be appointed to take
charge of the matter. It reserved the
entire Jefferson hotel for convention
Wo aro Just in receipt of a ship
ment of tho nowest spring skirts In
a grand assortment of grades, styles
and colors. Early shopping is ad
vised. An eloven goro walking skirt from
an ALL WOOL fancy melton la light
gray, medium gray, tan and croon
colors. It Is mado with doublo filled
seams, facing is bound, silk ribbon
bolt Style, fit and workmanship
throughout Is strictly first-class. A
better value has never been offered at
this special price of
is certainly the word to de
scribe tho sceno at our ombroldory
counters this morning. Tho 4000 yards
went like chaff boforo tho wind. Our
patrons recognize our bona fldo offer
ing, and aro not misled by impotent
offerings by Jealous opposition.
Imitation la the elncerest form of
flattery. We lead, while others make
vain attempts to follow. Always a lit
tle hotter for a little, less. Don't
worry. Watch us grow.