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AILY CAPITAL JOURNAL
SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 1904.
USSIA LOSES MORE WARSHIPS candidate
it Arthur Squadron Tried to
Break Through the
covered by Japanese and One War
Ship Was Sunk and Two
i, June 25. A dispatch leceived
Ding says that the Port Arthur
'it was the result of a daBh
South made by 16 Russian war-
i Thursday fflgnt xney were
I by the Japanese patrol
llch warned Admiral Togo by
sj message, and the admiral
-1 his entire fleet, except those
: In special duty. The Rus-
ppped outside the entrance to
or, and nfter nightfall the fleet
beso destroyers attacked the
Ij, torpedoing and sinking n
Lp of the Persovlet typo and
fcjthe battleship Sebastopol. A
i the Diana typo was towed
karbor on Friday morning, ev-
kidly damaged. The Japanese
Istalned little damage, though
redo boat destroyer Shierakv
i hit by a shell anl three men
liii three wounded. The Chi-
the same class, was hit behind
it room1, but with no casual-
o torpedo boats were slightly
Report Is Confirmed.
pgton, Juno 25. Minister
3 today cables the state depart-
lonflrmlng the sinking of tho
s battleships by the Japanese
l, while tho Russians wore at-
9i to leave Port Arthur harbor.
i the Japanese ships: suffered
'"ttlans Expect Victory.
iMersburg, Juno 25. A dls
Iay quotes an un-named gen-
Vledomostl as stating that
Hi will first dispose of
ud then advance on Oku.
battle will be the final
rniggle of the war, owing to
mous forces engaged. From
wurco it Is stated that Kuro
ejected a juncture, in which
"opatkin's hopes of separate
"nts are likely ' to bo de
stroyed. The Indications are that the
great battle will be fought In tho
neighborhood of Mukden, rather than
In the vicinity of Llao Yang.
Heavy Firing Heard.
Chee Foo, June 25. Heavy firing
has been heart at Port Aithur all day.
Eighteen Japanese transports were
sighted from here going west.
Toklo, June 25. It Is officially an
nounced that the Japanese troops
which landed at Taku Shan surprised
and routed at dawn on June 23d a
squadron of Russian cavalry, at a
point 10 miles northwest of Shan Ko-
kou, on the Tashlko road. The Jap
anese also occupied the heights of
San Taopa. The1 enemy left 60 dead
on the battlefield.
Linn County Pioneers.
Brownsville, Or., June 25. Today
closed the three-day session of the
Linn county pioneer reunion. This
occasion has gradually grown In pub
lic favor, until today It is the one
event loked forward by old and young
alike-In this section of the valley.
Thursday at least 7000 people were
In attendance, and all enjoyed tho oc
ca3lon as never before. An excellent
program was rendered, the climax be
ing reached when Hon. George C.
Brovtaell, of Oregon City, delivered
the annual address. His ability as an
orator had proceded him, and the
great throng who heard him was de
lighted. Mr. Brownell's remarks were appro
priate to the occasion. He began
with tho first pioneer Columbus
and came steadily on down to the
present generation, giving many Inci
dents and characteristics of well
known pioners f different ages. Ho
urged upon tho boys and girls the ne
cessity of growing up as good, broad
minded, virtuous men aiyl women, and
dwelt at length along tllS line of good
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KUROPATKIN MARCHES i
ON JAPANESE FORCES :
London, June 25. Sensational reports, bearing the ear marks -
0 of authenticity, this v morning Indicate that a big (and battle be- 9
e tween Kuropatkln's troops and, those under Kurokl and Oku Is at
hand. Kuropatkin is moving his army to meet Kurokl. m
Visit to the Kaiser Is Said to
Be for That Purpose
Kiel, June 25. Authorltatlvo infor
mation is to the effect that King Ed
ward'se visit to Kiel is taken for the
purpose of offering mediation between
Russia and Japan, Edward having
been working to bring that about for
some time. His Idea Is that tho Kais
er Is the most suitable person to ap
proach the Czar in behalf of England.
Southern Oregon News.
The subject of good roads is being
agitated in and around Medford, and
it is thought the business men Intond
to push the matter until some definite
object Is accomplished.
The race for tho pennant In tho
Rogue River Valley league Is'' becom
ing very Interesting. Ashland Is still
In the lead, with Medford a close sec
ond Jacksonville and Gold Hill aro
tied for the last place.
The famous Blue Ledge copper
mine, in the Elliott creek section, in
Southern Oregon, has been sold to a
syndicate of Eastern capitalists, head
ed by John R. Allen, of New York.
The price was $250,000.
Breyman Fountain Arrives.
The Breyman fountain has arrived,
and is now in the city hall. It will be
placed in position within a short time,
and will be a great credit to tho city.
Great Excitement in Southern
Oregon Rich Find
Great Crowds Enthusiastically
Greet the Republican
Splendid Reception Planned by . Friends
and Neighbors When He
Medford, Or., Juno 25. A. L. Mor
ris has just returned from tho strike
of gold on tho headwaters of Thomp
son creek, near Orayback mountain.
He brought with him over $75 in gold
taken from the ledge, which shows on
the surface over 4500 feet long. Tho
Briggs boys have taken out $18,000,
and have as much more in sight.
Most of the people going In leave
Medford and go by tho way of Jack
sonville, crosslng.tho divide at the
head of Williams creek. This route is
only 50 nille from Medford. Hundreds
of people are leaving, and the town Is
in great excitement. Claims aro being
staked and placer locations filed.
H. E,fyng washed $160 from four
pans of placer dirt last Sunday on his
location 800 feet from tho Briggs find.
The ledge Is 450 feet on tho Oregon
side of the California lino.
A townslte has been located and
tents are being pitched. Not since tho
days of Gold Hill or Steamboat
Springs has so much Interest been
manifested in a gold discovery. It Is
claimed that the ledge is tho samo as
tho steamboat strike, but tho values
are much higher and tho ledge larger.
Chicago, Juno 25. Senator Fair
banks, Secretary Cortelyou, Postmaster-General
Payne, Col. Dan Rans-
dell, and a party of 20 friends of tho
Hoosler nominee for vice-president,
left In a special for at 1 o'clock for In
dlanapolls. Stops aro planned for
Fowler, Colfax and several other Indi
ana towns. The senator Is receiving
his admirers on tho platform of the
car. Ifpon arriving at Indianapolis,
at 7:15 this evening, tho candidate wtlK
become tho central figure in a colo
bratlon by his neighbors. Tho sena
tor had an early breakfast with Sena-
tors Cullom, Scott and Colonel New..
At 10 o'clock a delegation, of the
Daughters of tho American, Rovolu-.
tlon called for Mrs. Fairbanks, nnd
escorted her to tho Union Leagua
club house, where a reception was oc
Largest Crowds of the Season
Witness the Races
at St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, June 25.
Tho largest crowd that ever passed
tho gates of the fair grounds track
this aftornon witnessed tho great $50,
000 World's Fair handicap. When
tho race was first called 40,000 peo
ple wero present. McGeo was
scratched; with Hermls favorite. Tho
weather is very warm, and tho track
Switzerland City Suffers front'.
a Destructive Blaze in.
Geneva, June 25. Tho most dlsas
trous fire In, tho history of tho city Is
raging in tho old quartors. The hl
torlc national church, containing price--less
pictures and books, Is destroyed.'
and the cathedral is In danger.
Dowie Returns Home.
New York, June 25. John Alexan
dor Dowie, the Zionist chief, arrived
from Europe this morning.
You could take enough fabrics
from our shelves to duplicate
some much-vaunted dress goods
stocks without making any no
ticeable gap. Pome splendid
new things to show you.
No uso bolng hot-headed when
ou can huy a cool comfortablo
straw hat for
5c to $3.50
Big Sacrifice Sale of Men's Clothing
YESTERDAY WE STARTED A BIG CLEARANCE SALE OF MEN'S SUITS the time when we offer you your choice of any man's suit, overcoat
or topcoat (staple blues and blacks alone excepted) at radically reduced prices. The men of this vicinity know the high standard of our cloth
Ing section how we carry the best ready-to-wear clothing In the world. Well here Is your opportunity to select from the flnfcst suita of celebrated
makes, Including nobby vacation and outing suits at special economical prices.
Boys any $8.5,0
Suit or Overcoat
Boys any $ i 0.00
Suit or Overcoat
$ 1 0.00
Suit or Overcoat
Boys any $ i 8.50
Suit or Overcaat
$ J 5.00
Bays any $20.00
Suit or Overcoat
$ 1 6.00
Bays any $22.50
Suit or Overcoat
Bays any $24.00
Suit or Overcoat
Bays any $25.00
Suit or Overcoat
Tho continued demand for tallor
mado suits this season Is most re
markable Ono reason for It, per
haps, ls that manybf tho lady folk
aro preparing for their summer
outing and very few, if any, will
go away without an outfit for the
coolor days or to wear while traV
ellng, and the tailor suit fills the
bill. An elegant assortment of new
spring styles to select from at
St Louis Fait Contest
One vote with every 25c purchase, two with a 50o purchase, and so on.
No June votes counted after C p. xn., Thursday, Juno 30, 1904. Holp your
favorite teacher or lodge member to tako tho trip to St. Louis freo of
Resulit of the count at 5 p, m. yesterday:
TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES CAST 26,521
TOTAL NUMBER OF PER80N8 VOTED FOR -. ,'.60
Miss Shelton, Music 9440
Miss Kramer, East 534
Mls Knight, Muslo 454
Miss Prunk, Elocution 350
Miss Patrick. O. E. S 321
Miss Gordon, North 233
The Famoua W. B. Make
Corsets that aro right. Itight In
stylo, right In quality right In fin
ish and right In price. Don't blame
your drossmakor If Bho can't make
a gown lit ovor an lll-shapod cor
set. We havo corsets adaptod to
ovory form1 and flguro. Another lot
of new corsots received yoatorday.
50c to $3.50
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Miss Mellon, East 9018
Miss Thomas, Park 1572
Miss Covper, East 141G
Miss Bushnoll, Park 1247
E. T. BARNES, Prop.