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, .: ' a,1, VOL. XIV. 8ALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1904. NO. 10. I RVAR CLOUD DRIFTS LOW AND BLACK fapan Will Not Russia's Pffoctfasti&ation lemancts Definite Agreements And Ac- qtieisence In Her Claims as to Korea, And Manchuria Port Arthur, Jan. 12. It Is reported news received from Korea, the commanding officer of the Seventh Russian brigade has 'gone to the Yolo river to oelect camps and. effect concentration of troops. The whole Russian fleet Is London, Jan. 12. According to news . Kasaga and Nlssln, bought In Genoa rection of Gibraltar, followed closely London, Jan. 12. Tho Japancso am bassador this afternoon mado the fol lowing statement: "Russia, in her 3t reply suggests the neutralization of a part of Korea, while recognizing Japancso preponderance and rights in that country. Japan 1b unable to ac rapt this, and, 1b now proparing a re ply sotting out her suggestions. If Japan secures what she wants in torca, negotiations regarding Man churia will take n more friendly tone, iind tho crisis will bo considered paBfled. At present it is imposslblo to y if war will or will not result, London, Jan. 12. Tho Times' Pokln orrospondent, cabling under yester day's dato, Fays tho Chinese minister at Toklo, at tho requost of tho Japan- oso foreign office, tolographed tho fol lowing communication to Prlnco Chins: "Tho Second Russian reply to tho 1 Japanese proposals has boon recolvod nt Toklo, but it Is unfavorable and cannot bo nccoptod by Japan, who will, unless Russia recedes, bo com pelled to promptly rosort to arms. "In view of such an evontuallty, Ja pan urgoB and oxpecta China to main tain tho strictest neutrality, to pro Borvo order throughout tho omplro, to guard foroignors rosldont in tho Inte rior, and to take special caro to pro servo ordor in tho provlncos of Shantung and Yuna, lost foreign pow ers might solzo tho pretext of dlsordor HllIlllaitHatialgHH'H8HHHD0g 20 Pe cent On Men's and Boys Overcoats We have a good assortment of sites and qualities for you to select from. $ Ifyofi have any use for an overcoat, flow's the ; time to get one at ' ! ! IThe New Yotffcl Racket 2 Dolls, games, hooks dressing cases, and pictures at I t Jur nWB.HATF PRTPT?. Salem's Cheapest One Plce Cask Store. E. T. BARNES, Pop. Put Up Witli here that owing to the threatening In fighting trim. received here, the Japanese cruisers from Argentine, have gone in the di by British warships. and mnlco aggresstyo movements thoroln." Tho correspondent says that tho dis patch has deeply impressed the Chi nese, who now bellovo war to'be inev itable. Ho adds that notes looking to tho ratification of tho treaty between Chi na and Japan wero exchanged yester day afternoon. Will Respect Treaty Rights, Washington, Jan. 12. Tho follow ing bulletin was posted at tho state department teday: Tho Russian am bassador called yesterday upon the secretary of Btato and convoyed tho assurance of his government that Rus sia will place no obstacles In tho way , of tho full enjoyment by tho powers having treaties with China of nil their 'rights and privileges guaranteed by I such treaties In Manchuria. Only a Rumor. Paris, Jan. 12. A dispatch from St. Petersburg says It Is reported In diplo matic olrclos that Japan has accepted tho last Russian counter proposition. This doclslon was arrived at after a longthy conforonce botweon tho for eign ministers, LnnsdorfT and Kurlno. This Looks Like War. Washington, D. C, Jan. 12. Ad vices to tho stato department yostor day woro warlike. Tho mikado's gov ernment Is reported to havo seized 20 merchant vossols for transports. A report from Seoul says the Ruslsan Reduction f I Kimrtl thcro is being continually aug I montcd. The Japanese minister called , at the ijtntc department for n confer- unco with Secretary Hny. France Talks Peace. Paris, Jan. 11. Tho foreign ofllco persists In tho belief that peaco will bo maintained In the. far East. Om clals say tho news today Indicates that ,war is Indefinitely averted. Moore Japanese Going Horns. Victoria, D. C, Jan. 12. Several promlnont nnd wollknown Japanese merchants of Victoria havo wound up tholr affairs hore, transmitted their capital to Yokohama and other Jap anese contors, through tho local banks, and nro waiting to return to Jnpan on the next Empress, Inquiry as to the causo lnvarlnbly falls to provoke any thing more than pollto smllos and de lightfully vnguo and ovnslvo replies. It 1b learned from nnothor sourco, however, that they confidently ox poet war in the far East, and aro go ing homo to render what asIstnnco they can to tholr country. England Ready for Any Emergency. London, Jan. 12. It is learned that England realizes tho present emer gency, and Is fully propared for any ovont. Tho largo war preparations for concluding tho South African struggglo woro fully mnlntnlned In tho naval .department. Tho necessity for placing a check on Russian aggran dizement growB moro apparent each day. In tho event of war Germany and England will bo allies, and France 99999999 MWMIM8M I Tonight HI Cosguove's Celefciate;tJ Orchestra Followed By Military Ball Benefit Company M, 3rd Inft. Z999999999 99999 9990999999999999999fb999ew Is oxpectod to side with tho Czar. War Unavoidable. Berlin, Jan. 12. Tho St. Potorsunrg correspondent of tho T.oknl Anzolgor gives a much moro sorlous view of tho far Eastern situation than has hither to emanated from tho capital. Tho correspondent allogos that ho has au thontlc Information that thoso In offi cial clrelos ontortaln a greater con corn ovor thetllfTlouUIos botweon Rus sia and Japan than thoy havo horoto foro allov od to uecomo known to tho public, and ho says he suspects tho utterances of tlio press havo boem optimistically colored, In ordor to con ceal this official disquiet GENERAL GORDON'S FUNERAL Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 12. The body of Gonoral Gordon loft Miami this morning on a special train, fur nished by Honry Flagloy, and escorted by stato troops. It will arrivo hero tonight, whoro the body will 'Ho in stato, and then procedo to Atlanta, where there will be an elaborate fu neral ' ceremony Wednesday. Sop for Colombia. Washington, Jnn. 12. Bacon, of G'orgla, introducod in tho senate to day a resolution Informing the Presi dent that tho somite favors and advis es tho negotiation of a troaty with Co lombia looking to a 'peaceful adjust ment' of the differences between Co lombia and Panama, and that the former bo compensated for tha loss of Its sovereignty and territory. It also provides for reference to The Hague If such a treaty can't be negotiated. Tha house ways and means commit tee decided to rostoro the tariff on Ca- 'nadlan coal Saturday. This Is the tariff which was removed lat winter ' during the anthracite strike. I Fined Ten Thousand, Now oYrk, Jan. 12. Former Con gre&sman Drigga was today sentenced to serve ono day la prison and pay a fine of J10.000 for complicity in the postal frauds. I OFFICERS MADE BY THE PUSH Building Inspector for Eighteen Years Tells All He Knows One Word Was Sufficient,-- Notlilng-Had Never Made a Report in All That Time Chlcnfio, Jan. 12. The Iroquolso In- quost this morning brought out wit nesses whose testimony has been awaited with interest since the fire. William Curran, tho building Inspec tor, who visited the theatre a short tlmo before tho fire, had been In spector 18 years. Ho said Former Chief Inspector Barry gavo him In structions to pormlt the thoatre to vio lato tho ordinance rogardlng over crowding. Bnrry died last year. Cur ran received no Instructions from any one else, but understood tho theatro could sell standing room. Tho coro ner asked Curran If he was still trav eling on tho dead man's orders, to I I Tonight ! at Atmoty which tho latter replied, yos, as ho had no othor Instructions. Ho said Barry's succosor told him to prevont Btnndlng In the aisles, but ho had no ordor to provent the salo of standing room, or overcrowding. Ho furthor admitted that ho didn't know what tho laws regarding building inspections called for, as ho had never read tho instructions. Ho admitted ho didn't know who wns In ehargo of tho thea tre Inspection; novor raado any report of theatres inspected by him. To hia knowledge no one had over been as signed to Inspect theatres, but wont whonovor thoy pleased. Ho believed tho theatro managers had a right to refuso tho Inspector admission to tho house, and dldnt bellevo tho inspect ors had the right of forclblo entry for inspection. Whon asked how ho gained entrance, ho said Bnrry gavo him the authority. TO GIVE ALASKA A DELEGATE Washington, aJn. 12. Sonator DII llngham, of tho committer on territor ies introducod in the senate today a report of the sanatoria! sub-commlttoe that vlsltod Alaska last year. It makos many recommondations, Including a 400-mllo toad from Eagle City to Val dot. also svoral roads into the mining districts, and rocommends a fourth Ju dicial district, and says the univorsal opinion In Alaska is that It should havo a dslegat to congress. It glvoa a lengthy discretion of the -country's reiources. A Mine Explosion. Vancouver, B. 0, Jan. 12. On Fri day at 4 p. m. tho Michael, B. C, Crow's Noit Page explosion occurred in Mine No. 3, killing seven miners. Several minors, who attempted to re cover the bodies, were knocked out by Are damp. The cause of the explo sion la unknown. The funeral took placo Sunday, and Uio procwssJon, waa a rollo long, In spite of the storm and HYAS CLOSE WAWA Portland Entertains the Livestock and Wool Growers An All Together Lovely Gab- fest With Wool in its Teeth and Brands Yented Portland, Or., Jnn. 12. Tho Nation al Llvoatock Association assembled this morning, 1C00 bolng prosont whon tho convention was called to ordor. Prnyor was offered by Dr. Edgar P. Hill, followed by addrossos of woi como by Governor Chnmborlaln and Mayor Goo. II. Williams. Rosponsos for the livestock roprosontntlvos woro by Col. L. F. Wilson, of Texas, and on bohalf of tho wool growors by Francis F. Warren, of Wyomlnff. Tho annu al addrossos wero by President John W. Sprlngor nnd T. J. Hnlloy, of Ore gon. Tho afternoon session was giv en over to tho final session of tho wool growors, to Vhlch delegates to tho livestock convontlon wero invited. Eugene's New High School Opens'. Eugene, Or., Jnn. 12. Tho now high school building, which waa recently finished, was opened for business Monday morning. Tho tenchers and studonts havo taken up tholr work In tllo now quarters with much pride, all tho demands of. a modern' high Bchpol bolng supplied. Tho old Central build ing, which lms been in uso by the high school, will hereafter bo used for tho nccomdatlon of some of gradoB. tho lower Hanna Is Nominated. Colombus, 0 Jan. 12. Hanna was nominated for United States sonator In tho house this morning. Tho sonata also nominated Hanna, and tho Joint session tomorrow will formnlly declare him olocted to suc ceed himself. Clearance Sale and White Fait - v fn-rrr" THiirrmwmrTTnwfirf m m i Another week of sterling attractlote. 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All of ourresrularstockofflaa lingerie at Clearance Sale r-rlces, Spec I a 1 lines reduced. 1-2 & 1-3 Tomorrow Only Wed'day surprise sale number 158, Tbls sale promises to be another great event In economy A fine selection of per cale and flannelette wrappers In a great va rleiy of colors s regular $ lvalues 50c each TotaorrowOnly Ladies' Suits The manager of this department Is determined to close out the en tlie line of fall and winter suits, cays he most have room and In or der to get them out aulckly fee has reduced them all- $13.50. $15, $18 50 salts $10.00 $20. $22.50. $25. $27,50 salts $ J 385 CANNOT SECURE A JURY Car-barn BanditsTrial Drags Along Very Slowly Girl Has a File, and Mrs. Schroeder, An Old Brig antine, Is Mashed on Niedermeir Chicago, Jan. 12. No additional. Jurors wero secured today in tho car barn bandits' case. Mamlo Dunn, Vandlno'a swootheart, whon searched; this morning, was found to havo a file In hor possession. Tho court ordered that sho bo debarred from attending tho trial or soolng Vondlno aln. Mnf. M. Schroodor was also excluded' fron visiting tho bandits In Jail. The poll co say sho Is onamorod of Noldor- mo'.tr. The Machen Case. Vashlngton, Jan. 12. In tho Machen. cIjSo a Jury was secured this af tor noon. Tho prosecution began tho oponlng address. Perry Heath waB: present, and bowed to numerous ac-. quaintnnccs, but mado no sign of roc-. ognltion of Machen. a Czarina Is III. Vionna. Jan. 12. Tho Pro! Ptchso- today roports'tho Czarina of Russia, who Is HI with Influenza, aB much worso. Tho family and court circles nro alarmed. Try a box of that elegant stuffed fruit. 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