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PITAL JOURNAL -Ljk I 1J 1 f u r 14 it VOL. XIV. 8ALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, JANUARY 25,'1904. f HE SITUATION "IJXPLO IN CHINA GROWS NO. 21. MORE ALARMING 'tissian Marines Accompanied By Theit Offi cers Attack Japanese In Valdivostok All Japs Will Leave Siberia Btitisla Ships Keep Steam Up London, Jan. 25. Special dlspntchos torn Toklo, published yesterday, re- art that tho Japanese minister of banco has had a conferohco with tho leading Japanoso hankers, and has do- lldod to Ibsuo a loan of 100,000,000 yen Tho Japaneso nowspapors assert hat at tho Now Year's reception tho Ezar romlndcd Minister Kurlno that ho Japanoso ought to romombor that Russia is a great power. Tho Dally Telegraph says it loarns Irom a Russian that Viceroy Alorlort recently advised tho moblllzatlon of bo Siberian troops. To this Minister pf War Kuropatkln dissented, but th Dzar,. after considering tho matter, toncurred with Viceroy Aloxleff, and tho necessary orders were issued. Outrages by Russian Marines. London, Jan. 25. Tho Toklo corro pondont of tho Times saya lettors received there from Vladivostok do claro that a party of Russian marines ,landod at Vladivostok January 9th, and subjected tho Japanese residents to great violence Thoy wrecked 24 housos, maltreated women and inflict ed woundB upon aged persons and children. Tho rioters woro accompanied by heir officers, according to tho lettors rom Vladivostok, and were not ro .strained by tho civil authorities. Tho Japanoso newspapers advocate tho withdrawal of all Japancso from Liberia, and ask what may bo ox poeted In tho event of hostilities, if uch things occur during peace. Special dispatches from Seoul, 'published In London this morning, re port tho resignation of Yi Yong Gik from tho army. Tho namo dispatches say Yo kun Sang has boon appointed Coroan minister at Washington. JLalJwJL SION AD'T twy JExJL X TWO HUNDRED Pennsylvania Coal Mine tlie Scene of a Terri ble Disaster 180 Miners Entombed and Thee is Little Hope That Any of Tfiem A e Alive i Try a box of that elegant stuffed fruit At liiri s 154 State 8t Phone 1071 Main Mortality Among Russian Troops. London, Jan. 25. Dispatches this morning from- tho Express St. Peters burg correspondent stato that the ozar Is recoiving confidential reports from tho Russian troops In tho 'Far East, and that tho nature of theso re ports" Is most distressing to him. The reports, according to tho Express cor respondent, aro to tho effect that the mortality among tho Russian soldiers In and around Manchuria is largo; that thoro is no organization among tho offlcors to provent tho outbreak of disease, and that tho number of med ical officers Is altogether inadequate Tho food of tho troops, it Is stated, consists almost altogether of black bread and cabbage. English Fleet Ready for Action. Tocamo, Jan. 25. "Tho English fleet at Hong Kong Is bolng kept in readiness to sail at a moment's notice. No Bailor is allowod on shoro leave over night Tho ships aro all coalod, and steam is up, bo that within five minutes after receipt of ordors the ontlro fleet would bo ready to move." So states an officer of tho Northorn Pacific liner Victoria, which arrived from tho Orient today. . Tho Victoria reports that tho Jap ancso government has confiscated all tho ships of tho Nippon Yuson Kalshn lino, and will ubo them as transports for hor soldiers to Corea. Tho Victoria brings a largo consign ment of silk to this country, which will bo shipped to points In tho United Statoa from Tacoma. Banks Must Show Up. Washington, Jan. 25. Tho comp troller of tho ourroncy this morning issued a call for a statement from the national banks at tho closo of busi ness on Friday, tho 22d. Two Fools and a Woman. Chemnitz, Saxony, Jan. 25. Two army offlcors fought a duel today, and Liout, Scheubert was killed. The quarrol was ovor a woman. , T , - ;;siieaiaioiiiai8ioteieiatotfrciaoioieiit? New Spring Silks f Our groat success with silks Inst year induced us to pur chase a very oxtensive line for this spring. Wo have nil the novelty weaves, and you will positively find our prices 25 to 30 per cent cheaper than "regular stores" asl; for the same quality. Silk Gauze Crepe, New and Dainty. Coth of Gold, A very rich new weave. Black SUk Grenadine, 42 inches wide, in beautiful new designs. Embroidered Jap Silk, Waisl patterns in red, black and green dots. Crystal Cord Silk, The very best quality in dozens of new patterns. Fancy Figured Pongee, Genuine Imported Plain Pongee, In several qualities. The kind that's, almost everlasting. Peau de Sole. Taffeta, Crepe de Chine, Silk Organdie, Satlas. Velvets, and Velveteens. The New York Racket Salem's Cheapest One Pice Cast Store. E. T. BARNES, Prop. j Wfr-ft8llgiti'frfrMO'ga'tiatfllaialtittC" EVENING PAPERS THE BEST (FromJ tho Stockton Record ) Tho Increasing influonco of tho af ternoon papor and tho corresponding decreaso of tho advantngo so long hold by Its morning contemporary is on a of tho notable facts of current period ical history. All over tho country the afternoon papers aro forging ahead. The fact that they aro tho family pa pers Increases their vnluo to adver tisers, and that thoy aro read In thd family cTrclo In tho evening, when all are at lolsuro, Insures to thorn a moro careful perusal than is accorded tho morning journals. Tho facilities for rapid work, Improved mediums for news-gathorlng and tho fact that lira ltcd tlmo spurs their makers to activ ity insures spicier and moro rcndablc results. Tho aftornon papers of the Pacific coast havo an especial ad vantage in that thoy aro sovoral hours behind tho Eastern part of our own country. This means that tho tolo graph sorvico covers tho news of the world for tho day, and that tho morn ing papors aro largoly a "rehash." Mother and Son. Seattle, Jan. 25. Miss AHco Roopor, tho notorious countorfoltcr, who has worked In many coast towns, was sontoncod to flvo yoars In San Quen tin this morning. Hor son, Charles Johnson, got on,o year. Ho was given a light scntonco becnuso ho pleaded guilty, and tried to tako all tho blame for his mother's misdoings. Short Job Briefly Told. Seattle, Jan. 25. While on a pro tracted spreo, Potor Degraff, a bar tender, wont homo this morning, took down a life-sized plcturo of hlmsolf from tho wall, kicked It full of holes, placed a revolver to his head, and, re marking, "Horo goos nothing," plew out his brains. Pittsburg, Jan. 25. At 8:30 this morning thoro was an explosion in tho shaft of tho Warwick coal mine, near Choswlck, and 125 man woro Im prisoned in tho mine. Tho superin tendent at 10 o'clock sont to Choswlck and Sprlngdalo for physicians, al though none of the mon, up to that hour, had boon rescued. Sovoral hundred man nro 'working at 11 o'clock trying to mako an en trance to tho mines whoro tho en tombed men nro. It is bolloved many wore killed outright or suffocated, ICa capo was completely shut off, ns th explosion was so groat it filled the shafts with debris. , Tho mine, which is locntod a mile from Choswlck, was openod two years ago. anl was always gaseous. Thsro are two shafts, 100 feet apart, and 200 foot deop. Tho latest roports from tho company's roll shows that between 150 and 180 mon arc entombed, In cluding the flro and pit bosses. , Throe Injured tlpplo mon wero. takon to'tha hospital at Alloghanoy, whoro onj dlod. Soon all mon posslblo to work woro struggling in frantic hnlf-houc shifts to reach tho ontomber, as all would bo smothered unless speedily glvou frosh air. Ponding tho arrival of tho mlno In spector, furthor offort to ontor tho (Continued on lourtn Fag.) We Advertise what We Have -We Sell What We Advertise ' i " "Ml Wheat Fluctuations. Chicago, Jan. 25 Wheat, 92 fl 89c. Attempts of the bulls, Includ ing Armour, to unload a portion of their wheat, caused a fast break In the maikot, which for a timo threatonod a stanipedo. The bulls finally came to the rescuo and checked tho fall. THE BIG DAYLIGHT STORE We are always planning for your convenience and comfort at this store. Just now extensive alter, atlons are taking place on our second floor which will enable us to more fully meet your needs and re quirements. This has been and will continue to "be, the cleanest and most up-to-date shopping place In the city where every department Is run by system and not In a hap-hazard way thus insuring the best of at tention and the most prompt service Floods Stiff Increasing. Parkersburg, W. Va., Jan. 26. The Ohio river is still rising. At 8 o'clocli this morning tho gaugo showed 41 feet, six Inches. Tho lower business districts are submerged, and railways aro at a standstill. Another Hoosler Fire. Brazil, Ind.. Jan. 25. A flro this morning In the business section de stroyed 150,000 worth of property, Be fore It was under control an entire block was consumed; tho water mains burst. Dtess Goods Some, short longths and broken lines la tho latest fabrics in swell DRESS GOODS. WAISTING8. SILKS. APPLIQUES. LININGS. QUIMP8. TRIMMING8. SPECIAL PRICES. Hosey After our clearance solo wo find we havo somo odd lots and brokon lines of Ladles' and Misses wool hose. Rogular 35c grades, 8PECIAL. J9c . PAIR Brokon lines In boys' and misses' ribbed hoso. Regular 25c grade. 17c pair, 3 pair for 60c Hats Somo brokon linos from our clonranco sale of men's high grade hats, which wo will dlsposo of at an unheard of price. The lino In. eludes late styles In both stiff and soft hats In tho lata and popular shados, also block. Tho lot In cludes 2.00, $2.50 and $3.00 values. SPECIAL. $1.50 EACH. 1 Indianapolis Car Darns. Indianapolis, Jan. 25. In a flro In tho Capltal-avonuo barns of tho Indi anapolis Terminal Traction Co., a long, string of now cars, was de stroyed, with a loss of 100,000. Qeneral Shatter Hurt Bakorsflold, Cal., Jan. 25. Genoral Wm. R, Shatter was seriously Injured by being thrown to bis knees by a horse which ho was leading. Ho Is In the caro of a physician at a ranch hero, and injury to tho bono Is (eared. Mrs. Luko Goodrich and MIsa Car1 tie Paine, of Eugene, aro guests of Mrs J. Frank Hughes. Uadeffwea Somo broken linos of a few sizes in ladles' underwear at greatly under prices. ' 65c fleece lined underwear 43c Garment 50c wool underwear 39c Garment 75c Ribbed Jersey Underwear 53c Garment 91.50 Odd lot broken size 75c Garment. Wednesday Only Our rogular weekly special salo No. 1C0. For this 'day only wo offer flno Gloria Silk, Stoel Rod, Bulb Runners, Fancy and Natural wood handled umbrellas of regular $1.25 and $1.50 values. 98c EAOH. WEDNESDAY ONLY. Shfats Brokon lino and sizes in roon's stiff bosom, fancy colored shirts; rogular 51.50 and $1.75 values, EACH. $$00 Now outing flannol night uhlrts for boys and youtha. Assortod colors. 90fe f,. EACH. 11 1 I'