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BRYAN SCORES ThE
i REPUBy CAN PARTY
Policed :Malce it Wari for ' a Man Who
C; Qaims to Be J; Coleman Drayton
: the New York Banker.
K Registered at
Th noted rwindle'r who for yrt ha
tM6il th nan of j; Coleman Drayton,
the Ntw'TorK '-millionaire, was ordered
ut of Portland thla afternoon by Chief
Of Polio McIAuchlln..1 H raiaterd at
The Imposter who calls himself Jk
the Portland Hotel ten day ago, under
the nam of J. C. Drayton. There ar
many here who know him and there
leema to be no doubt that he. 1. the man
who for years ha given the New York,
banker great trouble by swindling- eople
in all parts of the world, by passing a
The smooth fellow gave a banquet at
the botel to a number of his Portland ac
quaintance - the other night, but up to
noon today the. bill had not been paid,
either for the banquet or for the use of
the. room, which he secured' buf seldom
used, i - . '' , ; ' l' ' ';-
It was a mystery why he slepl at ,the
Calumet apartment ' house , on Seventh
street, until today,' when it was found
that he had a, woman, with him. She Is a
New Yorker.' ''.'. . .''', :.( '
The prominent men to whom he was In
troduced and to whom he gave the ban
quet ' will ' be ' ffea,t)y . surprised to hear
that when the clever talker failed to pay
his bill he was escorted to the office of
the Chief of Police ad told to pay his
bill or suffer arrest and Imprisonment..
He promised" to settle ' his account this
afternoon .and if he does, he will board
the first , train going out, jnr In case he
falls, he will sojourn at tM city prison.
, TiEl IMPOSTOR'S IDENTITT. -
Thl is the man who has pursued Mr.
3. Coleman Drayton in ' America and
abroad, wao . carries his name and ' Im
personates the millionaire who ' married
Mis Astor In. 1879, The imposter runs up
big bills In his name at fashionable ho
tels and cut a wide swath from .Baden
Baden' to-'. San -Francisco.
By using Mr, Drayton's name he lived
on the fat of the la.qd, had fast horses,
played the.races like a lord and traveled
with a baggage car full of trunks, parrot
and- blooded dogs.
The other day a tall, well dressed, dis
tinguished looking1 man, with a com
panion, biasing In silks and dlamonu.
arrived at the Auditorium Annex Hotel,
In Chicago, and registered, Coleman
Drayton, New YoTk.V In a. Tew minutes
it was ; whispered over the place, and be
was pointed out as the millionaire from
New York. ."; ..i-.;.-' . : ifc.'k.i'v' ,:'
Th wealth and fashion of, the hotel
were paying , respectful homage- to i the
' v.j'" f''v'V-" ., C- ' ,
No -Definite News , of
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. SEATTLE July .M.-Thr .hav 'been
many rumors Tracy's reappearance,
trot so tar none of th reporu have been
the Portland Hotel, Banqueted
Men, Bat Didn't Pay Up.
trangerraftd lie moved about th estab
lishment Hke a prince. BeauHfuI women
envied- the subdued splendor of f'Mrsi
Drayton Pari gown so deeply as to
f orgnbat ther wa no f'Mrs. Drayton,"
ah having been', divorced- and married:
again. to Mr. George Hatg. m Iondon.,' ,
While the guests were admiring th en
gaging personality Of the man called
"Drayton," they wer : urprlsed to see
Detective William .-Pinkerton Walk nto
the. tessellated bWWeS; pmtKii inspect tne
with Detective ' Rapetto.' of fhe hotel.
Mr. Pinkerton -had found his man nt
last Word 5wa telejaphed to the real
Mr. Drayton! in New York, who hurried
to Chicago. and confronted the Imposter
in the prqenc of Mr, Pinkerton and the
hojel manager '
"? '' " ' KB HAD MONEY.
Mr. Pinkerton asked the notel cashier
not to honor his drafts, and produced one
which he ; had ,. been carrying for some
time a draft on which the Imposter Is
said to have secured $500 of Mr. Charles
Bush, president of the : New Orleans
Jockey Club.' The young man paid the
draft Instantly, and seemed to have loads
i hnS(r, Drayton proceeded to crush
blm by reciting his record, and-askea
i1im"?fiS'Mdn1f gotf enough after his
arreitvln EUrope for swindling v Ger
man diamond merchant, under the pray-.,
ton name, ,
The result of this arrest was a trial
and sentence to twtf and one-half years'
imprisonment: After serving 12 months
by extraordinary effort and strong rep
resentations . of penitence, and probably
the influence of his wealthy parents In
America, uie man was pardoned.
Since then the Plnkertons claim to have
unearthed this record of a man correspon
ding with him in every detail.
On June 28, 1895, he masqueraded, It is
claimed, under the name of Jackson
Cummlng Davis, was arrested In San
Francisco because of a, defective check,
but again influence was brought to bear
and he was discharged.
On September U, 1895, he wa alleged tp
have, defrauded W, A. Burge at Fort
Scott, Kan., of $25, under the name of
I, D. WUIlam. '
.On October' t, 1S9S, he was arrested. It ta
alleged, in Kansas City under the liam'e
of. 'Harry'.' Goldstein' for attempting to
pas a defective cheek. Still again" his
good luck' and magic influence secured
discharge, It was after this that he
turned up in Europe and wa attested for
the Baden Baden affair.
. COMES OF. GOOD FAMILY.
And who 1 this gentlemanly looking
man who-: has been so successful In per
sonating a New York anker and gentle
man of high social influence and affairs T
His real name is withheld. It is a se
cret, it is. said, because his family are
of influence and high standing, because
of his parents, brothers and sisters there
Is a disposition to save them from the
sham and disaster which would follow
publication of his Identity. His father has
mad powerful appeals, and put the facts
In a cteat and' startling light, and offered
to repay any amount of imoney for losses
or injury .: inflicted; by - the young man.
So the boy seems to have a gift of se
curing aid 'and Escaping imprisonment
to any serious extent even from his fam
ily, who are made to suffer untold sor
row because of their prodigal's acts.
He was born In .Ohio of a well known
and reputablei-family, is SS years old and
frequent rao traofyi and sporting
places where ths stakes ar high and the
losses great He lives at the best hotels
when he travels, and he has yet to dis
cover anything too good for Iflm. He is
a tall, slenderly built --MmahV- nearly six
feet" high, and ..weighs 145 pounds. ' His
complexion is dark, his hair a very dark
brown and hlf eyes dark hazeL ' I '
His original .dream : In lif e was to be
come what he icaUed. a ''journalist.'' He
learned the arti of Interviewing people.
verified by the officers and some, of them
are known to be fakes. ' .
The only story that may prov true la
the one1 telling how Tracy appeared at a
logging camp and had breakfast, ... Sheriff
Cudihe Is, still on th hjint for the out
law Snd Somtthlng definite Will be heard
from him' soon. ' ' f , ,
' "J; ANOTHER FALSE" ALARM.
SALEM, July 84. The ,: men seen at
Woodburn last night and believed to be
Tracy, and two companions, 1 wer two
hunters going to ''Southern' Oregon to
hunt deer...; Th leader of the trid "an
swered th description of TVacy In some
particulars. The -men - wr en this
morning by Levi Herren, a farmer living
near th' Reform School, who knows
Tracy-J - " ' -
and then introduced features on fet own
account; and soon, 4t is said, 'became an
accomplished poser, deceiver, .bogus check
manufacturer and various other things
common' tT -lordly adventures? - -
TftB S A CLEVER FUOJTIVJ3. .
' A 'favorite scheme la to: double on nis
tracks and baffle justice; to write to de
frauded men in search of vengeance; say
Lthat he has ' been duped by the bogus
Drayton and he would like to know more
of him. Such letters sent to Mr. Dray
ton, for Instance, by strangers, with ref
erences and high' sounding titles, -'would
be traced to the one source the culprit
In England, he had. a. lot of photO'
graphs taken at one .of th most expen
sive London establishments, but they
reached the real Coleman Drayton, who
thus secured a perfect picture of th
rogue. : It appears' at the- had of this
page, snd came from another gentleman
who has been fleeced.
While on a tour in Old Mexico, In 1897.
the.aung'wmejreptaisfletl ,i fersa5titne In
Usxas. . A nuili elklmllrktii Cole
inDVVtoftheNel Xotit, mUKonalre,
afrtSe klkiilray' twt up at the
best hotel, . and was soon receiving calls
from the solid men- of -the town" '1'he
Texas banks, the Chamber- of Com
merce and all the institutions j worth
talking; about' lhfew theifjdiorf' wide
open to the alleged Mri"Drfiy ton. To
their astonishment It wa soon, discovered
that he was the liveliest millionaire , seen
In these parts In years, - He succumbed
to the .charms of one Clara. Barklow, a
woman of style and dash, Her establish
ment, known as the "Reservation,' was
run on an expensive scale, but to the al
leged millionaire, who had ' lived abroad,
such matters were nothing." ' ; , (
It was the beauty, the chic, the glo
rious ayes and indescribable fascination
of the young woman that landed "Mr.
Drayton" In the seventh heaven of de
light. Miss Barklow says they were mar-:
ried In San Antonio, November 29, 1S97,
by the Rev. Mr. Ulrlck, of the Lutheran
Church there. 'r ..'fvf-''"' ':
It is said that about" two. i years ago
the woman scoured a dlvore..A year
ago last June she received latter from
a man still claiming to b J. Coleman
Drayton. It wa dated Clveind,; Ohio,
and asked her to meet hint in St Louis
and accompany him to NwrYork. To
this end he sent her $100, but' as her or
dinary pin money was in thousand dollar
, not'.. sh. dldnei J?.. .. $
She claims to have had? much corr;
spoadence with the real James Coleman
Drayton, of Wall street. Whether it was
a plan, to entrap her by ths advwiturer
masquerading under th asm aam Is
yet to be known. - '?, '' '
Guilty of Assa3jS':--
Th trial of Edward Urfer occuplf d a
larg part of th afternoon yesterday In
th East Sid Justice Court Urfer was
charged with having bsenwlth a gang
of, boys who assaulted Harry VaU, sob of
th postmaster of Psllstlne. while on his
way horn on a Mcycl on - day last
week. A number of witnesses teetifled to
having heard the cries of th. assaulted
boy and C, Milem told :of going to his
rescue and the fleeing of young Urfrknd
th gang. Vrfer was not represented by
an attorney so th Justlc had to be both
prosecutor and' also see that ths young
man's Interests wer lookd after. Jus
tic Seton said 'that It was a taeky thing
for th defendant that a' mors sarlous
oharg had -not been fll4 against Jnlm
and after summing up the evidence found
him guilty and Imposed a flno at $10. , v
r Tksi Meal I rAl,maM rlsMauf a Mam
a saw ve wivHiaiM v m j fviiy vm ivw
; (Serlpps-McRA Mews 'Association.)
f BOSTON., ; Jly., William Jen's-
; nlngs .Bryan ' tody addressed the
New England Democratic League
f ' at Nantaske Beaph en "The Basis
4- of Harmony,"., Hp aald th Demo
4 .sratlo party,' mus have a control-
ling purpose- unchanged by victory
or defeat;., it must stand for ths t
-f " purpose ' at all and every-
f where, unmoved by threats of die-4-
aster anduninfluenced by tempor-4-
ry gain. ,H denounced the J(le-4-
publican party for taking no iegis-4-f
lativs step to curb the trust and
4 for more openly avowing Imperlal
4 Utic methods... -i
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Police .Don't;Know Who
) Slaughtered Joseph
SW YORKv-Vuiy ft.-The mutilated
remains of -th tnanf found In a gunny
sack., near th water's adga fn Brooklyn
last night hayft.bee Identified as those
of Joseph Catino, S Srocer, Vincent Tri
es has been arreateg on the belief that
he knows somsthlnciof the crime.
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The Gay -Captain Says
fflaylYpfe ls Sore--- -
t8crtpps-McRa News AociaUoti.
. LONDON, July K-Capt.. Putnam
Bradlee Strong arrived here today.
He sailed from New. York under an
alias. In mn Interview he declared
Yohe's aBegatlsns against him were
probably prompted . by. her dismay
over his desertion of her ,
OFF TO GAY PARIS.
NEW YORK. July 24.-May Yohe
sailed today for . Paris She re
fused to say what her intentions
4 4 4 4 4- -f -f 4- 4 4-
Speedly Justice Dealt Out
by &ragedf MoB in
(Scrlpps-McRas News Association.)
PHILIPL W. Va. July 24. Two ne
groes, names unxnown, were laaen irom
jail at Womelsdorf last night and lynched.
One was shot, the other hanged. The
lynching was the result of the. assassina
tion of Chief of Pollc Wllmoth, of Elk
Ins in whloh the mob' victim ar be
lieved to have been Implicated.
(Journal Special Service.)
THE DALLES, July 84. The loss of an
eye by being struck wltii a stick la the
affliction to be born by little Constance
Sauter, the 7-ycar-oM son of Franklin
Sauter, while playing in the orchard yes
terday afternoon a branch struck him In
the left eye, necessitating Its removal.
Last Tuesday night M Catholic young
men met William Weber, of Walla Walla,
Supreme President for the Northwest, and
organised themselves into a Young Men'a
Institute with 29 charter members. The
object of the institute i fraternal and
benevolent, i ) ' i
Shortly after noon Tuesday, Mrs, Lula
Ward, wife of Ik Ward, died at her home
on the hill ast of the old fair grounds.'
Acorg Holllng arrived in the city frm
Rosalia, Was., havliig- come down to se
Mrs. Holllng, ho Is Visiting herparen
4r; and Mr. C. Phtrman '; ,t,; -A
Miss Grace Hobsoir Is spending her two
wks' vacation wlthOilss Clari BlythV
at Hood' River.-: . . ;ik-; ..v Jy .
Frank Seufert is entertaining two for'
elgf .visitors from Europe, In' th persons '
ofj fcountKlevenhusea and" PrlnW Woj
taiianskj. . They are acg salmon buyers'
who purchase for their head firm in Ber
lln.Oerm.ny , , , ,
: 'Fight Salt TrusC
Salt, Prices Cat in Two to Intimi
date Importer War Is On.
A drop of one-half In the price of salt
Within a month 1 the startling disclosure
mad by. the local market report today.
This Is a . drive at the pocketbook of
th wholsale merchants of this city, who
hav purchased large quantities of this
commodity in the Liverpool market, the
first consignment of which arrived ' by
the Sierra Estrella, now discharging car
go her. Salt that formerly sold In this
market Ct sfrom, $3. M to $8 per ton was
elvatd ln priqerby the t salt trust, to
from $2Z to $US :per ton. All- salt produc
ers Of 4he;-country-were bought out,; In
terest 'consolidated, and then the bulls
In control started In to Increase prices to
aiilf themselves ; 1 .' .."
Stockmen and; meat packers of . the
country iersilie rst , to, feci the clutch
of ; the; salt, trust's Iryn hand; TIje. Ar
mours, of Kansas City, notwithstanding
salt wells were 'hi operation less than
109 miles fr6m their lacking establish
ment, imported 200 car loads tt salt from
abroad - Seattle was lext to try the ex
periment, but the single ship's-cargo, or
dered In that city Was purchased by the
trust before the time of ft arrival. Fort
land Is how "up asatrtat" the trust witn
9000 ton,' all told, ordered from beyond
the ocean, '.aud the trust 1 meeting the
Importations with such astounding reduc
tions of valuer that local dealers stand
aghast. This move on tl)o part of the
trust is, of course. ' Intend! to intimidate
the local merchants, and. of course, a.a?
courage th enterprise in w.u they
have - engaged. And the purpose of tne
combine may be achieved. At all events,
thi, public Is ' reaping some benefit from
the salt ' trust's -antagonism, yet hope' is
expressed In many- quarters that th
merchants of 'Portland may come out
victorious In thpir battl "ith the' gi
gantic octopus. '
Today at 10r-J the Wholesal Merchaiits'
Association held a meeting at Its h.
iuarters, and "for more Jhp, ftpVar the
Hubjeot was discussed In Its various
phase. The meeting was held behind
closed door; and Its conclusions, if any?
were arrived at, jvere Jjot given out for
publication Th association, li ;Js under
Stood, Is not prepared 0 make public at
this time Its methods o - war are as this
vould be giving away it amryrltlon to
Its nemy, but,-thre is uu-.oiestifiir hut
that the dealers will gWe li.c trut Uie
fight of Us life for the business of this
The contest will be spirited. It will
a bitter light on both sides. ,
North Cost LimjteiLCol
lided With a Freight
A the result of a collision Iast night at
Sumner. Wash., between the North Coast
Limited of the Northern Pacific and a
freight backing td a swith, both locomo
tives were hurled Into the ditch and the
mail and baggage cars parted company
with their truck,-
The Northern Pacific officials In Port
land were not advised as to? the collision
and could give no Information. The of
ficials of the Terminal Company were
equally .a Ignorant ' The North' Coast
Limited Is. due here at t a. m., but did
not "get ,lh until f o'clock. No one was
hurt In the collision, and the delay of two
hour was caused by the wreckage, which'
required that length of time to clear out
of the .way. '
' - ' Mitchell Indignant.
'y(8crlpp-McBi New -Association.)
CHtCAGOT "July .-Preident Mitchell,
of the. United Mine Workers, denounced
Judge Jackson's decision as an outrage.
H declare It to be In violation of all
American principles and places the court
above the constitution. He said an ap
peal will be taken to the Supreme Court
and to President Roosevelt.
! - Free Speech No More.
(ScMpps-McRae News Association.)
s-f!ARKERSBirRO, July M.-After read
Ihsj his" decision Judge Jackson ordered
the arrest of W. B. Wilson, secretary of
the' MTne Workers, on the charge of vto-
Iritsng the injunction
by delivering a
speeoh to the miners.
Now is the
1 3t, A
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The Decision of a
tfiracite Miners Strike. 5 ?
Union Men He "Says, Must Not Attempt to bis- ;
suadeSTThtelw From Working ' :
xm0mt3 Sentences '
Mother Jones Scored Unmercifully
.. (Scripps-McRa, News Association.)
pARKERSBURd, WjS Yig July- 2i
Unlted States District Judge' Jackson to
dny Tjlnded down a decision' in the cases
of Thomas Haggerty. .William Morgan,
Bernard" Rice, Peter WllsortV 'William
Blakeley, George Bacon, Thomas Laskau
Ish, - Mother Jones. Albert1 Repak.i Jo.
Roeskl, George Rosekl and Steve Teonlke,
who are Hccvsed of violating hIS injunc
tion restraining them from in any way
Interfering with the working of the .an
thracite miners In the Pennsylvania and.
West, Virginia strike districts. ... Haggerty
was sentenced to 90 days' imprisonment
nnd Morgan, Rice, Wilson, Blakeley, Ba
ron and Laskavlch to 60 days. The others
will be sentenced later, but itjn believed
Mother Jones will get oft with a heavy
fine.. j . ?'-
Th decision Is one of the most sw.eep
Inir -ever handed down in an injunction
ca,?nnd the miner agree that it la the
most effective blow that .could be Struck
A Filipino Rebel, Won't pbey His
uuers Orders. '
STANDS OFF A WHOLE TRIBE
American Soldiers ' Hold the Digni
tary as a Hostage For His '
' Men's Deeds.
tScrlpps-McRae News Association.)
MANILA. July 24. The Sultan of Bln
adapan Is being held as a hostage by the
American troops In Mindanao for the
delivery to them of the Moros who at
tacked two American soldiers last month.
The Sultan has ordered his' followers to
Ktve. the men up, but -only one came Into
the American camp, where he confessed
and . .died. The leader of the attack Is
fortified In his house,, and defies the Sul
tan's tulluwers to take him.
' NEW RAILROAD OPEN.
The Great Northern makes official an
nouncement of th opening of a new ex
tension, "i miles long, upon which con
struction wortf was begun last spring.
The extension Is known as the Washing
ton & Great'Northern, Vancouver, Vic
toria and Eastern Railway, and Naviga
tion Company, is now ready to accept
freight shipments. The new line brapcWei
off from. Marcus, , Wash., on the main
line , of the Spokane Falls & Northern.
This opens up a highway to and from the
groat' Republic mining chstrict.
I BATHINa 'SfMSS&l WOODARD I FRUIT Jar I dARDEJN I.
CAPS SkSZ CLARKE - w- "Jf?,
35cts. (Q.CO. Do2.9c$2.4Sup
Oreson shavino French Ice Cream Feather PNa
Souvenir Brushes Tonlsht and Sunday n....M onmn
Cardg IOC tO Caramel and Vanilla Dusters PONO
$1.00 $4:00 FRENCH LEMON ICE lCUp $1.1 9 Up
Our1 ANTON BERG, SWEDISH
strictly hand made
Reg.. $2.85, Special $2. 19
Dickenson's Witch Hazel, pt...iac
Robertlne reduced to ......... ......ajc
Moth Balls, pound............. 6c
Banfield-Veysey Fuel Co.
Get your order in early and
ft Office: No. 60
ORE. , PHONE. MAIN S ;
COLUMBIA. VZf f -0
Virginia Judge. May
of the Big- Ah- 5
i i ' ,1 "J t .
- i" ' Y '
against thslr cause. Jackson-upholds ta
righteousness of Injunctions and declares
it i a mistaken Idea to suppose that the
couyts of this country abuse this right.
II Says the defendants In trying to ln '
due miners to quit work wer inflicting -great'
damage and Injury on the employ- I
era, and that such action on. their partv
was IHegal and malicious. He denounced -the
utterSnce of Mother 'Jones ari sn "
outgrowth of th sentiments of those who .
believe' In ''communism and anarchy, and1' ;
maintained that the right' of th cltlsen
to labor f r wages that h is satisfied '
wltb la a right protected by-law . Jl
The open, deftarice of-bis Injunction by
the defendants, he said, tends to promote? " -disorder
which. If .permitted to go. un- , '
punished, would sooner or later' lead to
anarchy. ' " ' . -j -
Several paragraphs of th decision wer
devoted to a criticism1 of Mother Jones
whose efforts In behalf " of unionism, he '
entirely ' unworthy of a
Loses Car by Fire Near;
Arlington Nobody v
Condifctor Dunn, of th O. R. & N. Co,' '
No. 3 passenger train sent In a report to '
th office of Superintendent O'Brien re-;"
gardtng th destruoUon by fire of a
car on th company' Un between Ar-
Lllngton and Willows on th Oregon divi ¬
sion. .- .
The car In question belonged1 te BnSalO
Bill' Wild West Show,' and' Is a total'
loss. The fir broku at 1:$SL a. na from
th Interior of th car.. The caus is tuvi
known: ; From the meagre fact reported.
It Is learned that th men who accompan- 7
led the car escaped with but scant attire,
most of their clothing being destroyed. v
; The entire contents of the car were ds."
stroyed and whU Th Journal cannot V
give any figure as to th amount of th .
actual loss, it must hav been consider- '
able. The ear was bound for Portland.
The show employes wer accommodated
b. yth O." R. & N. with a special ' car, '
and afterwards-cam to this city.
WHEAT MARKET : ,
Chicago. Jhly Si Wheat 7$St8. ' n
SAN ' FRANCISCO, July- M. Wheat, '
MARVEL WHIRLING SERAY
, V- SAFETY v
j Special v $3.19 )
POCKET KNIVES '
SCISSORS OP ALL KINDS
NOW OPEN DM OUR ANNEX.
i. ... ii xj-
give your wood a chancy to tfry. :
THIRD STREET, .
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