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2 v-' kA- 4. in nmW T LmW " vkKk W " mf "x.al n, piw ""in tftatwwMM T alXAaJ ;uba GETS GLAD rejoicing Over the Passage of the Re-. ciprocity Bill Ktars and Stripes Run Up uyer xne Fort and America Played by Bands Havana, Dec. 17. Whon the offlclal Sows was received last night of the passing of tho reciprocity treaty bv Iho sennt?, Paltna had a national an. Ih!f iw irom,th Cuban fortress. As cJ .b. uviunca wo stars and mik &TT ovor Morro Castle. tt" S. v" ? took up k 1 1 ""iu. unmsnso crowds cheered America wildly. Heath Saye'lt Is a Lie. Chicago, Dee, 17. Parry Heath ar rived last night, en route to Indianapo Ua Today, referring to tho charges made against him In tho postal frauds report, ho said: "Tho stuff rolating to mo is a Ho from beginning to end: thero is nothing in It, and It Is" a mere rehash on old lines." Is All Right New. Washington. Dec. 17. Tho Nlcnra- Eimn tnlnlnr M- .ui .. . . department that Nicaragua has recog nized Panama, to tho oxtont of ap pointing a consul at Panama City, So Says Hanna. V ashlncton. rw 17 unn. .i.i today emphatically that'he would con tinue his flght against Wood on tho uoor 01 me senate. SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 17, 1903. JOtJBffi: l " I - ..jVW-jf "T Captain Benjamin. Manila. Dec. 17. Capt Benjamin, of the Twonty-sovcnth Infantry, died In tho hospital hero this morning, of malarial fovor SPOKANE'S SCARLET SISTERS Preachers' Theory They Must Work or Go to Jail Taking Care of a Family of Six Too Strenuous a Reform Movement FINE LOT OF PETS Display of Purps and Poultry, Kittens and Canaries NO,,2$0. '?2r. Polled Angus Rabbits and a Select Gathering of Oregon's Canine Aristocracy ( Tho? first Salem poultry, pot stock nnd 'bench show opened In tho Kllng or building, at 1 o'clock this afternoon. I A CREDIT MERCHANT I Caries Two Stocks of Goods tt One in the store the other scattered among his credit custom ers. Carrying customers 'on the hnnUe inrr... ,. n. - j.i W business. It's one of the things that compel merchant to get high J prices from those who pay. vny aoni you pay cash and be Independent. Trade where prices are figured on a spot cash basis. I i Is 8alem's Cheapest One-Price Cash Store. Quality Is always the first consideration with us. Reliable merchandise sold 15 to 23 pr cent cheaper than at "regular stores" keeps us growing. Have you seen our line of I Holiday Novelties? We sell them on the samo margin of profit as regular lines. Don't put off your holiday shopping till the last day. The assort. I ment Is bettor now and tho prices will never b lower. Two rooms full of goods suitable for practical presents If you prefer them to the fancy novelties. E. T. BARNES, Proprietor 'olo9oHtf8 mmi niu unnir n ininr mum MKum Spokane, Doc. K. ino preachers' crusade against tho scarlet women was given a unique tost by tho Soo- kano Press. Itov. George Wallace, tho ! cr "M(nB. ," J o ciocic this nftcrnoo head of tho clergy, who is agitating I mm , A"0 "rsi m?monf oro was the matter, declared ho would hlro'!V,R01. "ttondanco. Insuring greater any girl from tho red-light district, if "lcrc" tj0" von lt most cntluiBlas Bho would reform. His theory Is "let f2ll!, nT, hop Th? the scarlot womon hlro out as Bor-lblB Tp,l,1fa,'2' fllle? wlth cnBCS aml vanjts, or go to Jail." Tho Press sent a ' ''I"8'"?,11 ,n lh? P0""" department, woman of tho slums to his home. Ho 5". "'? .Rront5Llnlo,rtn "'. offered her a Job in his mother's house, ltfiEoi? P T R00,blra8.on whero tho girl had to do washing for ,"lfc ".7 fln, btr,e0lJ from Hi0 tho family of six. wash tho hardwood n'Kn,WiltLlnPJymouUl Uo(?8 ,0, ,ho floor, and do gonoral housowork, but """"l, beln,K proeonted and tho had no uso of tho bath Tho salary cnolJl? ?ca th? ln,'rMelon of barn was JIG a month. Tho girl laughed In yal '" ih?,,Pf , the mistress' face, and loft In disgust. fC,arny roJ'"l '"P1 pr- - rusloiij and these sweet llttlo slngors A Portland Fire. I nttcnct tn0 nttwitlon of tho ladlos OS- Portland, Doc. 17. A nro In the ! ''i"1': ., .,, , building on- Second nnd Oak streets '.J? " ?" "took dojiBrtment nrp to last night occupied mostly by Chinese. I be ,f"Vn,8orariIn.bbU', R"d" k,ntl" caused a low of $43,000; fully Insured "fJ"1-1?"? nnd ,lmr?9:, M,nU? nml Three bodies have boon found. Half , . , ",n0cat8' nnd 1)!t stoc,t of overy a dozen Chlneso nro missing. Tho i.Vi! ii ',. ., 1 building Is located across the street ' " " LL8'h?be"' 8'Tf ""I1 mnkwi from the police station, and tho offl. , VrTSSm 1 rSi1, r m "n ttr? cors helped many to escape; $10,000 , ba fn'1 f.2 gs of tho nnest are rcmnrtnii miusinp- "".tircoilB, from tho Oroat Dane to tho are reported missing. diminutive Fox Terrier, and all aro Adludned Insane hoard as soon as tho visitor ontore tho London. Dec. IT.-Oeorgo Robinson. lni,iOrih?!lrbJ0)lCnnln0 , i, i. ..t 1 J with pedlgreos as long ns the moral v..i u..h.u. ,uu iuuuu u muiutiuim , .-, ..l, .., ,.. i.w. &ivtiaiii uivttl Ullb ill ju.ruim attack on tho secretary of tho Dank of England, Graham, nearly a month ngo, wns today adjudged Insane and sent to tho hospital. Russia's Dad Habit London, Dec. 17. A Router's din paten says Russia's reply to Japan hasn't resulted In Bolvlng tho Eastern dispute, and furthor negotiations will bo necessary. 1 O' - Saw Some Colombians. Pnnama, Dec. 17. Tho Atlanta haa returned to Colon, and reports sho saw about COO Colombian north of tho Artrato rlvor. barkluir, and dog fanclors constantly surround tho Kennels pf those beauti ful animals. President John Jefferson, Secretary O. D. Mlnton nnu Supt. B. V. Ryder, assisted by K. 8. Craig and Lloyd T. Hojrnojfla. aro In charge of tho sliow, ' and doing all to Interest tho vlsltnrsT whllo koeplng a cioho look-out for their many charges In tho building. Tho room will be kopt aa neat as a pin throughout the show, which will last tho ontlre week, nnd all offorts will bo mndo to mako It as pleasant as possl- soldlora "i" f0"" visitors. Tomorrow mo judges .win uegin tholr work, and promlums will bo awarded tomorrow and Saturday. Tho country. Th?y nro! Poultry, a J. Ladd. of Portland, nnd Elmor Dixon, of Oregon City; for oogs, Frank Tur ner, of Victoria, D. a Signed Reciprocity QUI. Washington. Dec. 17. Roosevelt Blgnod tho Cuban rcclnroeltr hill nt 1 o clock this afternoon, with tho samo pea as used by Fryo and Cannon. Th pen will bo sent to Havana, at tho re quest of tho Cuban minister, whore It will ho placed In, tho Cuban musoum. Qucsnda has notified his government that tho bill Is signed, nnd. upon re ceipt of a roply that Cuba Is prepared to carry out Its provisions. President Koosovoit will Issue a proclamation putting tho law Into Immodlnte affect. Palma will Issue a similar proclamation. HELD OVER NIGHT Woods Qot Postponed. Washington. Dec. 17. Tho sonnts military committee decided to post pono action on tho Wood nomination until January 4th. It was announced nt noon that tho President had ton dored tho position of civil servlco commissioner, vacated by tho death of Proctor, to General John lllnck, of Chicago. commandor-In-chlof of tho Grand Arm. Tho rar department confirms tho news that Tnft and tho Philippine friars have reached an ngreomoiit for tho sale of tho church lands. Guard the Train. Now Haven. Doc. 17. Hoavy nuarda havo boon placed on tho special ox press of tho Now York, Now Havon & Alonzo Reeves Kills Deputy Sheriff and Then Fights Deputies Fire Through tho House, and This Morning Being Wounded He Surrendeis Rlvorsldo. U 1., Doc. 17 Aloirao Reovos, who shot and killed tno dopu ty sheriff yostorday, when tho latior nttomptcd to Borvo papers on hlm.ntul thon barricaded hlmsolt In his homo, surronderod this morning, after do fending tho houso tho entlro night. Fifty deputies surrounded tho houso, nnd whon Reovos rofusod to surrender kopt up a flro with rifles and shot guns. This morning tho officials mad tianioru railway, aa a rosnu 01 a lot-1 n My fttui nttnmnlixl to mivi hn tor received by the offlclal In which iSoS.nrvtiSSd andTrcd nhotKua on Uie Invndors, no ono of whom was seriously Injured. Reovos received a charge of buckshot In tho fac, nnd a fow minutes latsr gavo up. Rewves In bolloved to bo Insnno, and. It Is now learned ho wrote numerous letters threatening President Itoooso-velt. tho writer threntuns to wreck nnd rob tho train, unlose a specified sum of money 1b put In n place he desig nate All Were Durned Phlladolphln. Dee. 17. Mr. Harry Smith and two children, aged 12 and 1G, wero cremated nt a lire nt their homo this morning. Mrs. Shot- mire, a iwlloomans wife. In trying to roeeue the Smiths, was Berlousl; and perhaps fatally burned. Not Enough Ships. St Petersburg. Dec. 17. Tho Nova Vrsmya today says America won't, find It easy to keep nn open door In Mdiioliurla, as has licon shown beyond, n possibility of doubt hero. Hor navy Durned to Death. 8nult Bto Mario. Mich, Dec. 17 A flro this morning in a ramshncklo . is too weak, and her raorcnntllo fleet wntor front dwelling burned to death .too small. Martin Olson. John Husk nnd I An- . ., .... dorson. lodgers. Mrs. Chas. Sundstrom K.i.er noes H.mtinn had hor lop brokon whllo Jumping from a window. l'otsilam, Dec. 17. Tho kaliwr, no-, companlod by Grand Duko Vladimir, of Russia, loft Gehdrca today for. & two-days' hunt. They will attondtho Murderers Brought Dock. arrested In ' Kngl'and for murdering """wr fostlvltlea at Hanovar, Contractor Ferguson McDonald, In Pennsylvania, arrived In Now York to- iay.ond will botnkon to Pittsburg to morrow. It Pays to Advertise. Washington. Dee. 17. A fraud op der was Issued ioday against MtJtII nnd flnu tnf tl.,at.. uti n fr. i,k,,mul . with having caught many "uckoroinPfiggs Etc through oxtonslvo advertisements. I'wl -4vw From now on Special prices on Candies for Xmas Ten Million Dollars. Now York. Dec. 17. Tho Atchison stock on exhibition will bo Judged by , railway has sold 110.000.000 worth of Let Us All Da Glad. London. Dec. 17. David HiBliani tho famous barltono, today lost his suit well-known breeders nnd Judges, who , mortgngo bonds to Morgan, to provide for divorce against his wife; both are havo acted in a similar capacity at funds for new equipment and construe Amorlcans. ninny of tho prominent shows In tho tlon noxt year. iiin s 154 State OU Phone 1971 Main. 3 Ma2BXWt"0-t 1 1 IK y 9KKv VTfJ4 s2?' 1 " I aJiftfltKd . ,1-y L - Christmas Problems Hints How to Solve Tfaein "What shall I give?" 80 many people are putting that question to themselves Just now. The one solution of this puzzle Is to make sure that each Is a response to a desire. The glfu'that bring happiness are the pretty things long craved and yet given up as luxuries. The person who sheds happiness abroad at Christmas time Is the wise one who has tactfully ascertained what In each case Is the most longed-for luxury or necessity, as It happens to be. Here are a few suggestions for gifts, respectfully dedicated to our perplexed Christmas buyers. -i FOR GRANDFATHER GET HIM A Nice Necktie. Pair of Warm Glovoe. A Nice Cap. Half Docen Handkerchiefs. A New Hat Half Dowm Whllo Shlrta. A Flannel NiJt Robe. A Stout Walking Stick. Suit of Warm Undorwtar. A Warm Overcoat. Pair of Sllppere. Mumer. Half a doawi Pain Half Hoo. Umbrella jjbb that will serve as a walking stick. PRESENTS FOR THE YOUNQ MAN. Good Umbrollx Colored or Ores Shirts. Suspenders. Colored Rorder Handker chiefs. Watch Fob. Suit Case. Military HalrDniRbos. Shaving Set. Pair of Slippers. Smoking Jacket. Rath Robe, I Hat Brush. Pair Gloves. Tie Pin. Negkties. FATHER APPRECIATES USEFUL THINGS How About These, Pair of Slippers. Smoking Jacket. Half Docen Drees Shirts, Hair Doten Colored ShlrU. Silk Umbrella. Pair of Gloves. Necktie. Suit Cae Watch Charm or Fob. Dozen Initial Hamlkerghlefe. Hair Dozen Pairs .f- Half Hoeo. Pair of Suspender. Pocket or Hill Rook. Hand Mirror. Military Brushes. Box of Collar. Rex of Cuffs. Silk Mumer.- Fancy Vest, Shaving Mirror. Night Robe. Trunk. GET DADY A t Rattle. JreUy Hood. New Cloak. Rosy Go-Cart -Rubber Animal Rubber Doll. Teething Ring. Infant's OutiH. Raby Jumper. Dainty Pair fhoes. Box of Blocks. See-Saw. EASY TO PLEASE THE DOY8 WITH.. A Drum. Police and Fire PatreL Iron Toys. 'Train of Catt. Printing Prew. I Soldier Outfit. Bxpreee Wagon. Malc Lantern, l Warm Pull Down Caji, Suit of Clothe Shirt Waist Reefer or Overcoat Tlee and Handkerelilefa. Tool Cheet. BtMendere. Hvtato. Steam Hnalne. Musical Tope. ADSOLUTELY FREE. On Christmas we will give away a beautiful doll HO-eart valuyd at 1100 to tho girl under U years, gnetwlng neareet tho Member of seed In the pumpkin, and a 'One police patrol valued at (10 00 to the boy. under H yearn, gueeslng aearest Die number of seeds la the pumpkin. If your boy or girl ba not reglstored their fc'oeee have them do so. JUST THE THINQS MOTHER LIKES Dreee Pattern, Box of Olovee, Table Linens, Tailor Made SnIL' Fur Boa. Tea Gown. Chateialae Hats. Fancy Vato. Silk W'Hlet Comfort Pair or Iltanfcete. , Slipper. Shoe. Hllk Umbrella. Dosen llnndkurobltifn. Flue Cape. Ploture. PRETTY GIFT FOR A YOUNG WOMAN Handkerehlef, Glove Cortinsnta, Card Case. Pocket Book. Wrist Hag. Iaee 8eof or Collar. Hllk Umbrella, Handsome (fan, Pleture for Her Room. Handsom Sofa Illlowv Gold Clock. Box of Hosiery. PRESENTS TO PLEA8E THE LITTLE GIRLS A Doll. Doll Heads. Doll Furniture. Doll Osk Ut4 Neektaee. Puree. Work Roirttet A NlM r A M. A RU. Cloak, A Vatwmi. ' JMIl Swing. Comb, Uruah and Mirror Bet Tu Slot Outfit Ty Set Of DUIiM. Doll Txujik, GRANDMOTHER WOULD LIKE A Prutty Apron. Wrap. NlM Umkrojla. Pair BlankftU. Wlk WaU HewlBK Bosket Meet Chair OoJhion, DreM Pattern- blaok tnor terlaL all vool material, atlk, &ff WTJfk 1 :..tf b Stoe Will Be Open Evenings Till Chistmas jQc&7fteiiei&d$ i