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' ' " - SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16. 1003 ' ' '''"' !LJ .""- " !& I I - i " 6 SEA ROUBLE WILL BEGIN S,n; He co?tenle(l the war was waged from a humanitarian stand point, and our futuro conduct Bhould lie on the samo high plane. They Must Eat Humble Pie. wisnington. Dec. 16. Tho state de- YiZriZ. w 8 "wrnoon announced that tho nsult to Consul Davis would bo atoned In tho most public manner. loii i . iii -",v "" uiuumis respon sibly will make apology, and express iw no taken on tho apologies will be made aboard the ship. Striking Miners wnirs.rs I - ii n,oiuier tho San Francisco or Brooklvn KG SPrVPi Witll On 11T. "elrut to.. Alexandretta, where Injunction Mine Owners Will at Once undertake to Start With Non Union Crew Cuban Reciprocity. Washington, Dec. 1G. The senate UiIb morning voted on tho Cuban rcc- .piwivy uiu wnicn was passed by a 1 :7 t0..18 votc' whlch cnme after Sena- or?.Hoar nnd Ba,l0' followed Spooner , ... ... ojvuwii. rtiue democrats voted m its fa-or. Panic In a Hotel. Clncluna-1, De. 16. A fire of un known origin brok out, this nftnrnnnn HodBon, Calif. Dec. 1G. An tninnn. in the Grand Hotel. Sovernl hnmirmi ion will l)c served on 150 minora at 5 ' S"?818 flwl o the streets In n panic, 'clock Uils evenlnc. restralnlne thnm . an" several are still unaccounted for. : i . . -----ci - i mi. a . . . i . - rrom interfering with the mine and tho aon-union miners. Tho strlkors are now encamped about tho mine, and imvo a line of pickets ontlrelv nmumi Iho property. Watchmen, wltli Win- chosters nro Euardlnc the nnmtm rhich are still runnlntr. Tronhin win start tomorrow, for a's soon as tlin In. Junction is served tho mine ownors will bo opened with a non-union rmw. fney claim that in 12 hours thoy will socuro all tho men they need, if urn. lee ted. An Excellent Job. Tokamah. Nob.. Dec. 10 Solomon Paddock, who killed his own nn RVIlllam, on Thanksgiving, while Inink, hanged himself In Inll Inst light, making a nooso of his coat sieove. The flames, at 3 oVlnV.it nam nn! tlcally under control. Discovery Wreck Found. Seattle. Dec. 16. A dispatch from Juneau states the wreck of tho steam er DIscoery lmu been found by Indi ans near Cross Landing. The United States ship Hush has gone to the Bcene. . Miners Go on Strike. Cumberland, Md., Dec. 16. Eight eon hundred minors In the Meyers dalo, Pa., district went out on striko this morning, against a 10 per cent reduction. Will Adjourn to Saturday. Washington, Dec. 16. Tho sonate fas crowded today In anticipation of spinieu ucuato on Cuban reciproci ty, fapooncr was first on the floer: -armack Introduced a resolution about tho postofllco lnvostlentlon. which, under the mle. won over. ao sonato committee on nnnronrla- ulons agreed to adopt tho houso resolu tion providing for tho ndiournmont Of both housoo Saturday until Janu- ary feurtli: tho houso had only 40 (representatives when It opened. apoonor'B speech wao hlchly Im- prosslvo at ono point. Amidst pro found Bilenco, ho said in a low. dollb- Iprnto voice "It seems but yestorday thn.f flnntlnolntlnn wnc fint.l Imrn nr iUho white-faced. Bllcnt. natlont man who was thon President of Uio United Statos, becauso he was not wllllnir to go to war with Spain, with that haste floctned necessary. Having boon a soldier himself, and knowing tho hor rors of such a conlllct, ho moroly de sired to oxhaust all diplomacy In his loairo to avoid it. Thero was even suggestion heard hero that ovll mo Ives governed his nctlon.'i Boforo continuing ho mado a dramatic pause, men ho resumed by saying ho hoped no roreign government would detect a sinister design In that resolution ask ing for tho annexation of Cuba, Bffored by tho senator from Novada. Ho declared tho taking of Cuba to our eolvos would havo boon criminal ng- The Treaty All Might Washington, Dee. 1G. The senate committee on foreign relations today reported favorably, and without amendment, the Chlneso commercial treaty. Will Fight Jeffries. New York Dec. 1G. Joffries this af ternoon agreed, In view of Munroo's showing last night, to give the miner a battlo. Greek Politics. Athons. Dec. 16. Tho Greek minis try rosignod tholr portfolios today o Kansas City Gets It Chicago, Dec. 16. Kansas gets tho prohibition convention. City fom now on Special prices on landies for Xmas Etc. rees, z J V State Ot inns Phone 1971 Main. Snake-Killing Cats of Cairo. (Egyptian Gazette.! A nattvo woman living In old Cairo was ontorlng her houso when, to her great torror, sho perceived a snako ox formldablo dimensions which had tak en possession of tho hearth during tho ownorte absence. Tho woman hod. leaving tho door open. Her cat thon appeared on tho scono, ontered. saw the cobra, put up Its back and tail spat and othorwlse manifested Its hostility, and In turn went out A fow minutes aftorward It roturned in com pany with a second cat. After a sim ilar exhibition both went out and re turned with a third, and similarly wont away, returning with n fourth. Considering that sufllclont forco had been recruited to kill the snako, the four at once foil on tho reptile, and after a short florco struggle tho latter was literally torn to pieces. Where Nature Smiles. Mrs. William Thompson has her second crop of lottuco, which speaks volume for our wonderful soil and climate. Heltonvllle (Ind.) News. GOES DRY Little Sea ot Azof Has Evidently Sprung a Leak Water Disappears Leaving Ships High and Dry- Shores Sending up Clouds of Dust London, Dec. 16. Advices have boon recolved hero of tho strange fronk of tho Sea of Azof, north of tho Black Sea, which is drying with such rapid ity that ships at anchorage nt Tagan rog nre loft high and dry. Taganrog, a city of 50 000 population, Is under clouds of sand,, which nro bolng blown over the shore. Robbed the Bank. Vladivostok, Siberia, Dec. 16. A dlspofch today sayu Chlnoso brigands, who have been conducting a rolgn of terror in Manchuria, attacked tho bank nt Kuna Chends. a nitchod bat- tie ensued, In which four citizens were! wounded. The robbers escaped, taking UUV lUlllilUB. CANNOT GUARD - SUCKERS Dr.; Biernber Sent to the Penitentiary . for a Year The Copy Comes Back. Washington. Dec. 1G. Tho conv- of the treaty with Panama, which ar rived In New York yesterday, was re ceived by tho state department this morning. Court Says It Can Uphold Postal Laws but Cannot v. Appoint Guardian for theGullifcle r j iiiiMiKu, uvm. io. Dr. jjiomoor, preuldcnt of tho Nlcnragua Company, nu Riicgeu innu swinuung concern, was today sentenced to a year In tho pen and a J1000 fine, for uslnir tho mnlle to defraud. Ho claimed to own $5000 acres of valuablo land in Nica ragua, whllo his actual assets wore said to bo 1S00. and of llttlo or no val uo Ho obtained $117,000 from tho schema Tho Judge. In passing son- tonco. said: "This court cannot ap point guardians) for suckers, but It can bo tho postal lawB uphold." Usual Railroad Wreck. I'ort Scott, Tx.. Dec. 10. In a wreck on the 8a IjoiiIs & 8an Fran cisco, near here this morning, two nro reported killed and a numbor In jured; two probably fatally. e Aftqr Forty Years. New Orleans. Dec 10. Tho French cruJsor Grvlero arrived boforo Uio pity tills morning to take part In thu ceromon.les of Uio celebration of the centennial of tho Loujfilna transfer. Tho government cruisers Minneapolis, Topoka and Yankco ontered tho del ta this morning, and will bo boforo the city tonight Tho training ship Hnttford arrived Tuesday. 8ho was Farrngufs flagship when sho last vis ited the city 40 yearu ago. That Tiresome Turk. Washington. Dec.' 16.Tho stnto de partment hnsi Instructed Consul Da vis, nt Ilolrut, that tho occasion upon which ho was assaulted nt Aloxan Jrutta, and tho facts of tho rumnnit are such oh to demand an apology nnd reparation on tho part of Turkoy. Davis Is fully sustalnod. It Is lenrnoil Uio Turkish government Is consider ably worried over tho affair, nnd has offered Attarlan. tho imturall! Atnorlcnn Armonlnn a free passage' from Alosandrolta to II el rut, but At tariau demands a cash indemnity. Tho state doesn't specify tho oxnet nnturo of the reparation desired, but will nwalt furthor news from Lolslv man. It Was Different With Miles. Washington. Dec. 16. Secretary rtoot. boforo tho sonato military com mittee todny, mado a strong presonta. uon or acts in uohair or Wood. Ho denotincod tho nttacks as spiteful, basod on no foundation. Ho said all spocino" charges had ueon Investigated by onicors or tho war department, ns woll as McKlnloy, and tho Jattor had caused i.ta promotion for dlsllngurshod Borvlces. Ho sketched Wood's ser vices In tho army. i Hanged In the Philippines. Washington, Dec 16. Mall advices were received this morrJng by tho de partment, giving tho detnlts of tho hnnglnR of rtlos, commonly called the 'Tope of Tyabas," at Antlmonan November 37th. Tho outlaw gained Infamy by his repeated atroclouH mur ders. - ' o Opened the Safe. Qulmby, Iowa, Doc. 16. Robbers last night blew tho Citizens' Savings Hank, captured $3000 and eacnpod. MARIE C0RELLI : SUE$ Objects to Newspaper Criticism of Her Novels Little Lady Shows; Sne 'Has a Temper -and That She Is Able to Take Care of He'rsVlf . London. Dee. 1G. Tho llhill notion brought by Marie Corolll agatiiBt a lor eal counsellor, Wlntor, and editor of Uio local papor, Unyden, opened at Ulrmlnghnm this morning. Tim spaca In tho chnmbor was Inadequate for tho crowd. Correlll took, tho stand, as sumed a dramatic nttltude, and toltt hor lawyer sho didn't need his nsslst nnco. ns sho wns nblo to tnko caro of hoiviolf. The rnso nrlsos out of crlti clsnis of Corolll in local matters. Assassination Clubs. TuHiijnn. Dee. 1G. llorls, Snraff, Uio Mnoddonlan leader, arrired hero to dny to consult with local MngeifonJans nnd to try to rats tund'wllh which to reopen the struggle In the spring- He will then go to America for similar purpose. Storm on Spanish Coast Madrid. Dec. 16. Sevan) stc-rms prevailed near Malaga yesterday, 14 tlslilng smacks being wrecked. Tw'ea ty bodies have been recovered. WHAT OTHERS ADVERTISE WE SELL FOR LESS You can get a nlc-ve order here and hand It to your lady friend as you would a pair of gloves. It relieves you of the trouble of making the selection and leaves her free to make It herself. Store Open Eventagn Until Christmas c&t1ei refidiSi We recognize your right o speedy andi satisfactory; service, and to physical enjoyment and comfort while under our roof. So far as care, thought, experience and ex penditure can secure these you shall have them. JL JL JL JLj Jb JL X sLsd A .Is TRADING CHRISTMAS CENTER I We havo this season the largest and flneet aswrtment of Christmas toys, goods and novelties ever brought together In Salem, Ths whole wide range of gifts for old and young, Is admirably covered. None so poor, none so rich, that their tastes oannot be fully Indulged at Meyers'. The windows give a hint of the many attractions we offer, but we want you to bring the children and stroll through Wonderland on our second floor, and see what the toymakers of tho world have accomplished since tho days when you yourself watched nnd waited for Santa's coming. Through tattooing on his right arm a sketch of a young woman's head a Crows workman has met his death by blood poisoning. Tho outline was drawn with copying Ink pencil. It Is reported that 2673 out of 2894 Coneregatlonnl ministers in England and Wales are total abstainers, while In Ireland and Scottland the propor tion Is eUII larger. 9gfgtIH)l6)itrH84H44'44ta4H-0Ce? A CREDIT MERCHANT I Games Two Stocks of Goods One In the store the other scattered among his credit custom- f era. r.ai-rvlnn customer on the books Increases the cost of doing 4 business. It's one of the things that compel merchants to get high prices from those who pay. Why don't you pay cash and be Independent prices aro figured on a spot cash basis. Trade where Till! FiKMI yn $ Gifts on Wheels Express wagons, with iron wheels, axles and sldos, all sizes 90c to $3.50. VELOCIPEDES. 10 Inch wheels $1 76 34 Inch wheels $2.75 Ith rubber tires, various prices up from $3.50 to $3.85 ' Auto Wagons, with propelling and steering apparatus 25c to $2.50 0011 Ouggles, protty willow ones, wlUi movablo backs and fronts nnd nice parasols, at various prkt fro :n $7.50 down to $4.00 others In great variety of designs. Iron axlos apd, whek to wooden $4.50 to 25c , Wheelbarrows with Iron wheal an? Iron rest, stout frame and Iron box from 95c down to 75c Trloysles, male vary Strang with stsel frames aul running gears. Iron wheals som with rubber tires $10.00 down to $5.00 Gifts f of Men Smoking Jackets made of fancy mixed goods, elegantly lined, handsomely trimmed nnd easy fit ting $10.00 down to $4.50 Men's Bath (lobes long comfortable house or lounging robes In plain or fancy qolors $10.00 to $3.50 Suspenders, a choice collection for the holiday trado, Megantly sil ver trlmmod ispndors with em brolderod silk bends. $2.00 to 50c. Men's Neckwear, special slctloji kultabl for Christmas giving Z60 to 2o oilk Mufflersl4MHKila1 iHiroluwe f a larr holiday" Una. all colors al wsjl as plain- and broRil(d s4lk $3.00 b 75c Men's Sweaters, w have the finest assartmoi at U very lowoet priests; all eotors. grades and prices ' 4.50 to 60c Gifts for Women Sweaters, for women nnd girls; a now full line ooverlng ovury site and color trimmed with the new brass buttons $3.60 to $5.00 Venice "Collar, Itlegant stole collars In the latest designs, black, white or ecru $4.50 to $10.00 a loves, All the new shadits and ot Uio finest material and makes, a swell assortment from whlult to ssJeet. $1.00 to $2.00 Fascinators, Daintjr hssdtlrossss of faucy silk Md wool. Vary pretty for erralHg wear and moat accopUbla praaaML Wide rattga of eliirtoa and prices 26c to $3.50 Dressing Bscques of soft warm eiderdown; liflHdwiRely tsada ami Ulmiitad with braid ribbon., appll qua atMl frog fasteners; all eulora; every rboice from $1.00 to $4.50 The Doll Domain i The largest doll papulation ovar enumerated In a doll census In Stalsm. Moke your saleotlons early. All china dolls 1c up Dlack or white uhlna dulls with stuff! oleth bodies 6e to Mo Dressed bisque dolls 16c to $10,00 Ukdreesed bisque doila with Jeint limbs, real nsJr, ami ttaaJng eee ' ak to $10,00 Dull Trunks $14 Dull Oo-Carta c to $70 Doll ItoMs 6a to 75c Doll iUoes ' lOe ta He Dull Dufcee 26c to $4.60 Doll Watches ...t 6c to 25c Ixill Norklacaa 6c to 25c Doll Furniture 60c to $1.29 Is Salem's Cheapest One-Price Cash Store. Quality Is always the first consideration with us. Rellsble merchsndlse sold 16 to 23 per cent cheaper than at "regular stores" keeps us growing. Have you seen our line of Holiday Novelties? .... .... .u -n th Um maroln of nroflt as regular lines. .. - uiu, .Hnnnlnn till the last day. The assert- Z POn'l put on yvur nn -rr - .... ment 1. better now and the price, will never be , lower Two room, full of goods soluble for practical presents prefer them to the fancy novelties. The Big Stoe With the Small Price Salem's best dressed men appreciate the fact that "Meyers" I. the only store In Salem where tytry suit, overcoat and shoe, every ple.o of nab erda.hry can be relied upon, not only as to the perfection of quality, but as the very latest In style, and sold at the very lowest prise, made by any other Salem store. Clothing and Overcoats Ate Rapidly Changing Ownership K '" Caused by the remarkable low prices we ask for strictly up-to-date reliable merchandise. of this great sale. Worth your time te oall snd Investigate the merits $10.00 Snit'or Overcoat i a a S6.50 7.50 9.50 $20.00 Suit or Overcoat ' 22.50 25.00 it a a $U.50 15.00 16.00 12.50 15.00 ti a a E. T. BARNES, Proprietor f n a ....-,. jjLiJtxsvtAaaa4al8i,a fsHttti08Qia'Wpiu' '"'""'