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SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1903
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Is Salem'a Cheapest One-Prlce Cash Store, Quality Is alwav. th
first consideration with us. Reliable merchandise sold 15 tTS per
cent cheaper than at "regular stores" keeps us growlno
Have you teen our line of
We sell them on the same margin of fl-oflt as regular lines.
Don't put off your holiday shopping till the last day. The assort
ment Is better now and the prices will never be lower.
Two rooms full of goods suitable for practical presents If you
prefer them to the fancy novelties.
The Japanese Russian
Situation in Threat"
England Preparing to Back
Japan-and London Papers
to the Scene
London, Dec. 12. The far Uastcrn
situation again becomes pregnant with
warlike possibilities. Tho Jnpanose
legation hero has boon Informed that
Russia's reply to Japan's Irreducible
minimum communication hns not yot
boen sent, and tho delay Is taken as
an ominous sign. A number of young
British ofllcors hnvo boon sont to Jn
pnn to learn tho language, and fntnll-
lame thomsolvos with Japanoso mill
tary mothods, with tho view of facll
Will Meet There
Committee Considered Many
Matters, Among Them
he Status of Porto
the American clergy, especially In re
gard to appointments referred to the !
ET DAniWrO r u. Hating Angio-Jnpanose Joint opera-
1 DAKnCO, rTOprietOr 'I t,ons' 8l 8"cu nction bo roqulrod
S All London dallloe of Importance In
tH-C-tl-e 1 1 1 9 1 9 1 C fr4444M-0-fKH'Ha-H9tH-4K)t close8t touc" wllh tno forolgn office,
nnvo sent tnoir uest war correspond
ents with all hnBto to Japan. In re
sponse to private tips from headquar
ters. No crodonco Is given to poaceful
roports from St. Petersburg, which
tho Russians are circulating for tho
purpose of docolvlng tho Wosteru
THE CLOSING PLAY.
ledermann Company Gives Farewell
Entertainment Tonight. .
!). Al w ....
in mo urn Liirao Klin" drew n
lair house last night, and tho audloncol
cot tho full worth of their money. Tho
play Is full of movement, and, as a
ivhole, It was well presented. Thoro
vas some weakness, but taken all In
nil, no serious fault could bo found.
Ho work between acts was execution-
Mly good, as tho numerous encores
Beatified. Tho dancing was first-class,
uu the skirt danco very beautiful.
Tonight tho company makes l(s fare-
fell appearance in "A Live wire."
mo of its strongest playa. Tho vaudo
lllo work will bo entirely now. and
hoso who want nn evening of genuine
imusement will bo on hand when tho
urtaln goes up. Tho Wiedemann
Company puts up bright and clean
Imusements, and deserves liberal pat-
lonage. Salem will always have a glad
volcomo for them and good houses.
Some New Officers.
Lodgo officers have been olectod by
local organizations this week as fol fel fol
eows: Fratornal Union Frntnrnnl mnctnr
John H. Scott; Justice, David M. Dart
lott; secretary, Mrs. Will Dabcock;
treasurer, J. N. Starr; truth, Mrs.
Cri,cll McCullocl:; mercy, Mrs. Jas.
Goodale. Jr.; guide, Mrs. Alma Mlllin;
protector, Mrs. Emma Krnmor; guard,
Mrs. Amelia Stockton! nnntlnnl .Tnfin
Kooroman; organist, Miss Mlnotta
wagers; siowardB, Mrs. Llzzlo uoss,
Mrs. J. N. Starr and Mrs. Gllllngham.
Multnomah Chanter. No. 1. Tlnvnl
Arch Masons Qcorgo H. Burnett, ex-
ccueni nign priest; roux k. uavis,
king; Fred A Legg, scrlbo; Lot L.
I'earce, secretary; J. Baumgnrtner,
treasurer; J. B. T. Tuthlll, captain of
Panama, Dec. 12. Tho olectlon for;
a constitutional convention 1b called
for January 4th, tho convention meets
For Tearing Up a Switch.
A. W. Fisher, oxecutor, plaintiff, vs.
I L. and J, M. Drown, defendants, is
tho title of a new suit filed in tho cir
cuit court today. Tho plaintiff, who
Is operating tho mill at Sllverton, as
oxecutor of tho cstato of H. F. Flshor,
deceased, and complains that defend
ants bavo torn up a switch leading
from tho Southern Pacific (racks to
tho mill, thus interfering with the
business of tho mill, nnd ho asks for
an Injunction, restraining tho defond
ants from Interfering with tho switch,
or with tho work of repairing It. Plain
tiff filed a bond for tho costs. 0. 0.
Dlngham and L. J. Adams nro plain
tiff 'a attorneys.
Wanta a Free Hand.
Toklo. Dec. 12. Tho Jnpnnoso dlol
adjourned slno dlu Friday. Tho an
nouncement that tho diet hRd bon
dissolved created consldornblo discus
sion throughout the country, nnd It
cannot be said tho people nro pleased
at this latest development However,
mo manor is. to a certain extent, ex
plained by a statement made by a high
omclnl of tho government toplght.
when ho said: ,
"The diet has been dissolved. Mat
tors aro too sorlous at prosont to hnvo
n legislative body In sosslon. Tho
reeling throughout Japan Is decidedly
warlike, and It would tnko little to
precipitate a conflict This being tht
onse. Is It any wonder that tho fcov
ornmont decldod to dissolve tho dlot,
so as to permit It a free hand In tho
coming negotiations with Russia?
Hearst's New Paper.
18 Angelos. Dec. 12, Tho first Is-
sue or Hearst's now paper, the lxs
Angeles Exnmluor. appeared this
.morning, with a circulation of .15,000.
Tho labor unions have n big parade
demonstration tonight, to celebrate
tho ovent of tho now pnpor, which will
fight tho Los AngeloR Times. It hns
tho support of the typographical union
to tho amount of $30,000 yenrly.
Big Little, Smalt Country. ,
Washington, Doc. 12. Tho Presi
dent today sont tho following nomina nemina nomina
teons: Minister extraordinary nnd
plenipotentiary to Panama, William I.
Buchanan, of Now York. Duchnnan
Mississippi Valley im
the Grasp of Storm
Chicago Has Six Inches or'
Snow and Railroad and
Street Car Traffic
Washington, Doc. - 12. When the
Republican natlonnl commlttoo got to
gothor this morning, Chairman Hanna
announced tho prosonco of two dis
tinguished gentlemen from Porto Rice.
Secrotary Heath rend communications
from Mayor Todd, or San Junn, rop
rosontlng tho Republican nnrty on tho
Island, nnd Snntlngo Palmn, ono or tho
Amorlcnn Fedornd party, both or
which claim to be tho only Republican
articio on tno island. Todd prosent
ed tho claims of his party, but furthor
consideration of tho matter will bo
llnlnVAll fintll flic arniuiMt'n d.iibIih,
Hanna, then called for formal annllca- V"8 ror-Kinerni oi mo ran-,
tlons from cities dMlrlng to entertain iAT.c. ?x',OBluon "umuV; ,n.n
tho oonvnntinn Hnm t tivmmt i assistant tronsuror of tho United
ronrasontintr Ph men nviinllnta.l nn "" inmiiimmur m ai num. I hub.
tho Wostern metropolis's advantages. ! J- 1JV
and promised to do all things pertain- Is Improving
ing to th convention that the com- Prof. w. c. Hawloy. who has bwn
mlttm mlRht Mk. .,ylnK , wllh nn nllnrk of n9rvo0B
Committeeman Kerens responded ,irorotlon. since Inst Tuesday. Is
(?,ri?t'.,Iul8,,)y ,n,,""Vc,nB 0X-Mftyr much Improved, and his physicians
WnlbrldRO, who said there wore hut now ook for hlg Hy rot.overy. Prof,
five states that cast more Republican Hawloy's nllllctlon Is due to overwork,
votos than Missouri. Nnthnn Frank' ho haB lloon crowding hlrasolf for
also spoko In behalf of St. Louis. toBomo tme ,mBl( imtll no collapsed,
be followed by Walter H. Stovons, bcc- .
rotary of tho Louisiana Exposition. Got Two Ye a re.
who dilated on tho hotel accommoda-i, Ilnltlmoro, Dec. 12. C. Ellsworth
tlons. Senator Ponroso thon Intro-j Upton nnd Thos MrOrogor. convicted
ducod Hopre8ontatlvo Dalzoll, or of conspiracy to dofrnud tho govern-
Pennsylvania, who presented the
claims or Pittsburg.
..Chicago gets tho convention. Tho
voto was Chicago 43, St. Louis 1,
Wfll ChangeThsm Round,
Rome, Doc- 12. It Is roportcd In
Vatican clrolos today that Archbishop
Fnlconlo will probably bo recalled to
Rome, and that Archbishop Sharrottl,
npostollc uologato to Cuba nnd Porto
Rice, will bo trnnsrerrod to Washing
ton. It Is Intimated that Falconlo has
not been ablo to get in sympathy with )
mout mall pouch contracts, were Ben-
tonced today to two years In tbo pon
Itenttary, and a lino of $1000.
Says Pope Is III.
london, Dcj. 12,Tho dispatch this
afternoon .says tho popo s In 111
lrrnlthTsBnrlngr' from awnhnei of
tho heart Tho report is discredited
In clerical clrclen
Off fa- Manila.
Norfolk, Vo,. Dec. 12.Lleut Chnnd
lor's torpedo flotilla passed out of tho
Virginia capes this morning on a rec
ord trip of 18.000 mllos for Manna.
Chicago. Dec. 12. Heavy snow
storms aro central this morning ovor
tho Mississippi valloy and all tho lnka
region. At 10 o clock six Inches or
snow hnd fallon. Wires nro down,
railroad trafllo Impeded nnd tho cntlro
street car tramo of Chicago In. paral
yzed. Thousands of parsons wore
compelled to walk to thulr business.
An olootrlo car on tho Calumet lino
loft tho slippery rails, and Qcorgo HIN
strom. a pamongor, wan badly In
jured, 14 othors sustaining slight In
juries. 7.o ro woather Is predicted bo
W 1 1 rAdlourn'for Holidays.
Washington. Dec. 12. It Is now de
clared on hlBh senatorial authority
that congross will romnln In rchsIoo
until Tuosdny, DRcembor 22d, nnd
thn tako a recem for the ChrlitmaB
holidays, until Jnnuary 5th.
Cleats How Old Was Annf
Paris, Dee. 12. James Yorko Mo
Qrogor Scarlott llaron Abblngcr, ono
or moro or him, was Instantly kilted
today by falling down stairs nt a rca
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Phone 1871 Main.
OUR LONG EXPERIENCE
ought to count for something. We have made a careful study of the wants and wishes of our patrons and bnllv we can latlofy ovory lotto and
meet tvery requirement We have always succeeded In pleasing our customers, and are better prepared than ever before to give them per
fect satisfaction. If you have never traded with us, give us a call. We believe we can suit you too.
Tha handkorchlof department Is
fully allvo to the wants of Christ
mas shoppers. Now things aro ar
riving dally. Ono lino consists of
a lot of unuiually sheor linen
handkerchiefs ombroldored and
hemmed, ombroldory finished
edges- and corners. Very hand
some. 50c values
BY THE YARD.
Thoso celobratod goods Just ar
rived In all tho popular shados
and in wolghts suitable for this
cool weathor. Also a full lino of
tho new Horrlngbone strlpo crav
enettoe. We are sole distributors for 8alem
Complete lino of 34 Inch flannel
uttoa In all the popular shade.
The kind that all store sell for
18c yard. Our special
Salem's Toy Stote
The busy hum of the happy voices keeps Increasing and mnklng nil
tho more Interesting this rnro toyland or Meyors. What a Jolly placo It
Is, no one can but be made youngor ror having visited It. Here you will
be able to find almost any known toy to amuso and Instruct the
coming men and women of this great land.
TOYS FOR BABY.
TOYS FOR BROTHER
TOYS FOR SISTER
Hr(K them with you for they will surely want to fori I4f at lliete
want In order to let Santu Claus know
8e thit wonderful steam fire engine
Railroad train on tracks.
50c to $5
A very little money Invested In
our furnishing goods department
will give any man all tho enjoy
ment or n house coat. What would
please hulililu better than to poes
one ono of the comforts.
is Iter In abundant nrofutlon fur
your holiday buying The uet-k
wear stock was nvr so exclusive
ly nice as now, ami never so big
niiorted effects In nil the jtoftular
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The ouw shoe fnr woman that hi
properly constructed for n solun
title lit is tho "Qutteti quality."
Try thern If you wleh to niati
wulklUK ono of yur greatMt Joys.
Wlntrr stylet Jtist rrlve(l
ExtiotfcKnaiT Clothing Exttaotdinaty Prices
WE SELL CLOTHING TOO
., , , .. hd, . th. o..t 28 y.m nd iMKogMy vprMltU th. ..m.. Toiv w. In.usur.t. . r..t cl.lhl., ..I., which w. t..l wi.IM.nl Ih.t you will .p.
W. hav. njy.a eonllnu.d pr..p.rity d .au.". " r m y, m, ,y ,drtl.l p.lc. quoted on l.gltlih.l. m.nh.naii.. Orlno your ,uol.lon. to ut
prl,t.. Vou will .! """' '"" " "m" "'" '
AM Saits and Overcoats At Gteatly Reduced Pces
$8.50 values in suits or overcoats wed te$ 6.00
$10.00 values in suits or overcoats Reduce, to $ 6.75
$15.00 values in suits or overcoats "wto$ 9.50
$18.50 values in suits or overcoats "" $ 13.00
$20.00 values in suits or overcoats $14.50
$22.50 values in suits or overcoats $15.50
certainly a great treat for the men. An opportunity you can't afford to miss.