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SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1904.
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lews Gathers Fools
or Knaves, and Some
tot a Reliable or Trust
Worthy Dispatch Con
cerning Japan in the
London, Feb. 4. A dispatch to the
cntral Nows from Toklo, says a ape-
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mi luwuiJB ui uiu i'uuuiul wua neia
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present. Nows has boon received at
ifroklo that all tho Russian warships
lhavo loft Port Arthur, and their des
Iticatlon is unknown.
Paris, Feb. 4. It is tho goneral
opinion that tho situation in the Far
Bast la loss reassuring. All "ndvlcos
how Increasing impatience, which the
diplomats hero regard as a dangerous
Means War Has Begun. .
London, Fob. 4. A special agent's
cablo to tho Evening News, from
Pekln, has Just been received, as fol fel fol
eows: "Official Information has been
received hero that tho Japanoso gov
ornment has decided to rcfuso any
further negotiations with Russia, and
will tako action Immediately." This is
interpreted hero In some quarters to
mean that war In tho Fnr East has be
gun. Russian Troops Embark.
lonuon, od. ' 4. a Seoul corre
spondent of tho Central Nows wires
that 6000 Russians have embarked at
Port Arthur for Corea. Tho transports
aro escorted by tho Russian, fleet.
Thoy will ba landed at Chemulpo,
which is tho port for Seoul, tomor
row. It is understood that, unless
thoro is a conflict with tho Japanoso
floot on routo from Chomulpo, tho
troops aro opectod to march overland
More Telegraph Drivel,
Toklo, Fob. 4. Tho seriousness of
tho situation hero Is' shown by the long
conforenco between Ito and the
Mikado this afternoon. Tho premier
gavo a dinner to 18 poors, whero tho
Bnbject won given semi-official discus-!
slon. Reports contlnuo to como that
Russia is massing troops north of the
iTalu rivor. Tho first break in tho gov
ernmont's rcticonco camo today in tho
publication of four dispatches from
Manchuria and Siberia which shows
that tho government now proposes to
koep tho people informed of tho trond
Means War Won't Begin,
London, Fob. 4. A dispatch on tho
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""""") rumors iruw ioiuo wis anor-
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ijuuiuB uigu government omciaiB
is morning, anu will moot ngaln this hopos on a foundation of procrnstlna
tornoon, when tho Mikado will be tion.
Wo havo surprised oursolvos as well as our customers with tho
! wonderful success of our now
liDgy Goods Dept.
Our success was due to the fact that wo had the RIGHT KIND of
GOOD8 and we sold them on ft margin of profit so small that no
"regular store" could afford to meet our prices.
Our spot cash plan of business together with economical manage
Boent enables us to undersell them alL
We know why we succeed. Wo intend to follow the tame plan . '
In the future, so wo'll continue to trrow. '
i Oat New Spt !ng D ess Goods i ;
. Ate He e
Scotch Nub Suitings, Nugget Cloth, Kimbcrly Nibs, Voiles, Mohair
! Mobllng Cloth, Sharkskin, Silk Warp
i Silk Warp Lansdowne, Mohair Covert, Figured Sicilian Novelties,
i ! and a full line of staple suitings. Our assortment of the
i New Spring Silks
j Ib a very complete 'iney nave met
dozens of Salem ladles' who have
I The New Yofc Racket i!
SALEM'S CHEAPEST ONE
E. T. BARNES,
as saying thoro is no doubt but war
will bo averted, and the situation is
no moro strained now than at any time
in the past fortnight. It says the offi
cials will bo much surprised if Rus
sia's reply doesn't recognlzo Chinese
sovereignty In. Manchuria, and tho ab
solute concession of all Japan's de
mands regarding Corea.
London, Feb. 4. Tho St. Petersburg
correspondent of tho London Daily
Times states that a careful canvass of
tho leading military officials in the
Russian capital reveals tho fact that
they aro unanimously for war. They
bollovo tho Issuo is a squaro one, and
that Russia must either Ignominlous
ly retreat, and sacrifice tho work of
years In Manchuria, or fight to main
tain her rights.
It is generally recognized that Ja
pan Is better nronared for war nt this
time, and that tho nostnonomont of
tho conflict for six months would be
very much to Russia's advantage, but
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iiioy arc too cicar-ncnuoa io nulla
All of tho Russian grand dukes sup
port Admiral Aloxioff, and bcllevo ho
Is best prepared to declaro what Rus-
sla should do. Count Lamsdorff, tho
nussian minister or roroign nnalrs,
who, In tho post, has thrown his lnflu-
onco toward tho poaco party, now rec
ognizes that tho military olomont Is
bound ultimately to provall, and isjhopo to bonoflt by tholr diagnosis. Up
less decided in his stntoments that)to this tlmo Hanna's malady was bo-
JIU411.U IO OIUU.
Thore Is a woll-grounded bollof that
tho prossuro of tho war party has be
como so strong that tho poaco parry
cannot much longer withstand it Ac
cording to tho Daily Telegraph's St
Petersburg advices, tho czar sum
moned a council of ministers Tuesday,
but did not preside, leaving tho Grand
Duko Alexis to occupy that position.
It Is stated that all present at tho
council agreed that Russia should for
ward a noto to Japan refusing all tho
latter's proposals, and expressing an
intention to defend Russia's position
in Manchuria at any cost
Russia Running a Bluff.
Berlin, Feb. 4. Tho Lokal An
zolgor, which Is In closo "Touch with
officialism, today says Russia's move
ment in tho Far East and mobilization
of troops is belloved to bo a bluff to
overawo Japan Into a conciliatory at
titude. Off for the East.
Suez, Fob. 4. Tho Russian battle
ship Oslayba and ono transport and
threo torpedo destroyers sailed today
for tho Far East
About Mro. Maybrlck.
London, Fob. 4. In tho commons
I this af tornoon,. tho homo secretary an-
nounced that Mrs. Maybrlck had bepn
grantod a license under tho ponal ser-
vltudo law, and sho is at present in a
homo, which sho will bo allowed to
lcavo towards tho end of tho summer.
Ho said, in nccordanco with Mrs. May
brick's wish, as woll as that of tho au
thorities, no furthor information as to
her whereabout will bo mado.
Held for Murder.
San Francisco, Fob. 4. Loon Boed
er, nrrn&nil nt Mlllni .Tnn Ttlnlsn Mb
hmthnn.tn.in a i,m -" on- h!
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cnargo or muraor, alter a prollmlnary
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Hearing this morning.
Sicilian, Mohair Florentine,
won me noarty approval or
examined them during tho
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PRICE CASH STORE.
Worst Symptoms Are
That He Has Three
And They Agree In Saying
He Will Recover in a
Washington, Fob. 4. Hanna passed
a fairly corafortablo night Thoro was
no congestive chills. Dr. Rlxov will
a consultation with a Now York
practitioner this afternoon.
A consultation, lasting an hour, was
hold this morning by Drs. Rixoy and
Grower, of New York, and Mng'rudor,
0f Washington. Brewer troatod Iltan-
na during his recent Illness In Now
York. A snmplo of blood was taken
this morning for analysis, and thoy
Moved to be grippe. Tho foars aro
now, howovor, that it is typhoid. Tho
physicians admit thoy aro puzzled
over tho fact that, notwithstanding
IiIb nervousness and irritability, his
temperaturo today Is but half a dogreo
abovo normal. Ho slopt last night only
through heavy administration of opi
ates. Hanna realizes his gravo condi
tion, and submits unreservedly to his
physicians' ordors. A furthor consul
tation of physicians will bo hold lator
In tho day, and a full report will'bo
mado, so, If It Is necessary, his broth
ers and slaters may bo summoned.
At 12:30 tills aftornoou tho physi
cians Jssued tho following bulletin:
"At a consultation hold this morn
ing no now featuro was found In Han
na's condition. Ho is suffering a re
current attack of grippe, with am un
usual amount of physical depression.
Thero aro no alarming conditions, and
no roason to bollovo his recovery will
not tako placo within a reasonable
Dr. Drowor returned to Now York
this afternoon. Drs. Rlxoy and Ma
grudor will hold another consultation
nt 8 o'clock tonight, nt which tlmo It
Is expected tho results of tho analysis
of Hanna's blood will bo known.
At 3 o'clock this aftornoon his con
dition was moro favorable, and ho got
somo natural Bleep.
Washington, Feb. 4. Loronz, of To
ledo, who was a witness in the post
office conspiracy cases, today testified
that ho recolved as his sharo from a
half Intoreat In tho Graff fastenors
100,000. Ho donlod having discussed
tho matter with Machon until after ho
kd acquired a half Interest la tho
lniRlnnsfl nnil wiir thnn tntri hv Mn
phftn thnt thn fmvnrnmnnt hnil nlranilv
chon that tho govornmont had already
Filed Their Petitions.
W. S. II'Ron nnd nthnrs fllnd n Inrco
number of Initiative petitions this af
tornoon for submission to tho popu
lar voto next Juno of the direct pri
mary law proposod by tho potltlon
en). The petitions filed this aftor-
i noon contained about C000 names, and
jMr. TJ'Ron stated that another lot
"would bo brought up from Portland
this evening for filing,
about 3000 moro names.
The friends of tho local option
measure also filed a petition for tho
submission of that proposod law to tho
voters, tholr petitions aggregating
! 8013 names, and anothor Jot of about
GQ0 Is expected from Portland tomor
At midnight tomorrow' night, tho
tlmp for filing petitions will expire, as
all of them havo to be fllod with the
secretary of state 00 days before the
dato of the oloctlon. Theso two pro-
, posed laws havo a sufficient number
I of names to entitlo them to a place
Ion tho ballot, and they will bo placed
beforo the peoplo for their approval
lor rejection noxt Juno.
A Small Run.
The team attach od to the Ice wagon
of thn Rftlorn hrewnrv took frleht at
30 thfs afternoon, in the rear of tho
orewory, and ran down tne aiiey io
Ferry street, turning west to Com
mercial, whero they came in contact
with the curb at the Hotel Willam
ette corner, breaking the pole. This'
stopped them, and the wreck was toon
cleared away, damage light
Defeated and Are
Rebels Advancing in Great
Force and an Attack on
Washington, Fob. 4. A cablegram
for tho, state department from tho le
gation at Montovedlo, Urugny, today
says tho government forces hnvo met
with a sovoro defeat, and n great pan
ic prevailed Saturday nnd Sunday.
Tho government forces are fleeing,
and loft tholr guns and wounded on
the field. An nttack on Montovldeo Is
momentarily oxpectod. Tho rebels
are reported advancing In great forco.
A mooting of foreign diplomats' has
boon called at tho Amorlcan legation
to discuss tho situation and dovlso
moans for protecting forolgn lntor-
San Francisco, Feb. 4. Frank Woods
who Is sentenced to bo hanged for tho
murdor of Policeman Eugene C. Rob
inson, refused to allow Dr. Rottnnzl
to oporato upon him, though Woods
lies on a cot In tho county Jail suffer
ing from tho effects of tho wound mado
by a shot flred by Policeman Robin
son on tho morning of Januory 21,
1902, when tho street battlo between
tho policeman and desperato robbor
Last Sunday Dr. Rottanzl visited
Wood 3 nt tho county Jail, and, nftor
an.&tnminntlon of the prisoner, ho
stated that ho was in a serious Condi
tion, nnd that an oporatlon was nec
essary. Woods refused to bo oporatod
on in tho county Jail, as thero aro no
facilities tti or o for surgical treatment
Friday Is usually the most quiet day of the week, but for thla day we're going to make It a very busy day.
We've gone through our stock and have selected NINE ITEMS FOR SPECIAL SELLING TOMORROW AT
PRICE8 THAT ARE BOUND TO BRING YOU HERE IN A HURRY that Is, If you caro to save money.
Pleaso bear In mind that these bargains are for FRIDAY ONLY, You cannot get them on Thursday or
Saturday or any other day but FRIDAY. This sale la In conjunction with our regular FRIDAY REMNANT
SPECIAL NO. 1
A special lino of handsome Not
tingham curtains CI Inches wide,
3V4 yards long, vory best pattern;
rogqlar J2.75 values
SPECIAL 8ALE NO. 4.
A fine lino of tho latest style, in
men's calf shoos. All this season's
models, all sizes and widths. Our
regular $3.60 values
8PEOIAL NO. 7.
Entire stock at lowest prleea all
tho very boat styles Immense va
riety for you to ehooso from.
All Suits at Rock Bottom Prices
Dr. Rottnnzl called at tho Jail again
yesterday, and again asked Woods to
submit to an operation, but tho man
refused. Tho doctor suggosted that
Woods consent to bo removed to San
Qucntln, whero thoro aro bettor fa
cilities, but tho prisoner refused. I
Steps may bo taken to compel tho
man to submit to tho operation.
Biggest 8pruce on Earth.
Astoria, Or., Feb. 4. W. S. Link
hart, of Nehalem City, has discovered
what is belloved to bo tho largest
spruce troo In tho world. Tho mon
ster tree Is located In God's valley on
tho south fork of tho Nehalem river,
about 12 miles from Nchnlem City.
Tho treo measures 21 feet In diam
eter and C3 feet ltt clrcumforonco. Its
holght was not measured, but Link'
hart expresses tho bollof that It Is
easily tho monarch of tho northern
forests In this respect, as woll as In
othors. God's valley Id tho location
of tho largest trees ovor discovered In
Japs After Horses.
Vancouver, D. C, Feb. 4. Word
comoa from tho Okanogon that'sovor
al accredited roprosontatlvcs of tho
Japanoso romount dopartmont aro In
tho district purchasing mounts for tho
Japanoso cavalry. Thoy havo ox
pressed satisfaction with tho British
Columbia horse. Othor Japanoso
army horso buyors aro In Alborta and
Asslulbola, on tho samo mission. It Is
oxpected that a largo numbor of Ca
nadian horses will bo sent to tho flow
ery kingdom by early stonmors.
Cotton Going Down.
Yorlc, Fob. 4. There was a
panic on tho cotton oxchango this Norfolk, Va Fob. 4. Tho now
morning, whan prices droppod 70 school building hero was destroyed by
points. Sully was prosont, but was Aro this aftornoon. Fivo hundred
nonchalant, nnd mado no nttompt to children answorod tho drill, nnd
support It Prices lator rallied. I marched out through tho sraoko with-
out a panlo or tho slightest injury.
Rayner is senator.
Annapolis, Md., Feb. 4. At noon
Isldor Rnyner was formally olected
United Statos senator to succeed Mc
Comas, by tho solid, Democratic voto
of 8G. McComns received tho Repub
lican votes, 36.
Banks Must Let Go.
Washington, Fob. 4. Shaw has Is
sued a call for withdrawal, on de
mand, probably within tho next 10
days, of 20 per cent of tho govern-
mont funds now hold In 90 banks.
SPECIAL NO. 2.
Host 4 wool blankets In
natural gray colors,
Uio low prico of
SPECIAL NO. 6.
COO pairs of ladles' fine black
wool hoso, high spliced heel, doublo
sole and too, all lzes,S boat 35c
values, Friday only.
SPECIAL NO. 8.
MEN'8 UMBRELLAS. '
Swell lino of men's gloria umbrel
las; big variety of tho boat stylo
handles, closo rollors, rogular .$1.25
values, Friday only '
Three Negroes Murder
James Eastland and
Mob Shoots One, Lynch A
other, and Is Pursuing
the Third With
Mamphls, Tonn., Fob. 4. Dispatch
es from Doddsvlllc, MI&&, this aftor
noon stnto that another of tho negro
murderers of Jnmos Eastland hodi
boon captured and lynched by a raob
of COO. Details nro fow. Tho posso
Is still pursuing Luther Holbort lead
or of tho conspirators, with froslr
bloodhounds. Eastland was a well
known planter, and with his negro
sorvant, was brutally murderod in a
Hold yostorday, by Holbort and two
othor negroes. Ono of tho murdororsi'
was shot down by the mob a short
tlmo lator, and hounds woro put on
tho trails of tho othor two, who sopa-
rated and oscapod Into tho woods.
Were Well Drilled.
Try a box of that
elegant stuffed ff uit; .
1B4 State 8t
Phone 1971 Malm
SPECIAL NO. 3.
A full lino of mercerized black pet
ticoats, In all longths, and nro es
pecially good at tho rogular prlco
of 1. CO.
SPECIAL NO. 0.
Evory pair of a famous inako, and
guaranteed to glvo good sorvioo.
All sizes and widths, Our regular
$3.00 values, Friday only
SPECIAL NO. 9.
A special line of flno porch pillows,
1G inohas squaro, with 4',4-lnch ruf.
II o. A great value at CQc each.