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JORlliAND, OREGON, THURSDAY EYEING, AUGUST 7, 1902.
PRICE : FIVE CENTS.
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A QUARREL, OVER
Geston Men. Claim
(Journal . Special Service.)
DAVENPORT. Wash.. "Aug; 7. What
1 will be done with the body of Tracy,
the outlaw, and who will receive the re
ward for hlg death are the only topics
" of conversation in thia town today.
Sheriff, Gardner, his eon, C. A. Straub,
. Maurice Smith, Prank ' Ltllergreen, Joe
' Morrison and B. C. Gelnter the litter
nv being Crton men claim the money,
Gardner and. his son do aot claim to
have participated in the actual fight" but
ay tbey were In charge of the party and
ure therefore entitled to a share of the
BTILL HOLDS THE BODY.
Aa aoon aa the body was found Sheriff
Gardner took charge of It aa well aa
of all the clothea weapona and ammuni
tion the dead outlaw had possessed. Last'
night he wired to the warden of the
tat e penitentiary at Salem asking that
a man be aent to Davenport to Identify
the body but p to noon today bad re
ceived no reply. , ' ' A
Gardner atatea that he will not turn
ever hie prlae to any one until the iden
tification la made and. there the caee
rest for the present.
CORONER S JJJRT MEET TODAT.
The Coroner's Jury was convened yes
terday afternoon by Coroner R. P. Moore.
He heard the atory of Goldfinch ihe
young man who telephoned to the offi
cers of the outlaw's whereabouts. It
waa aa related in previous dispatches.
Lanthen'and Straub of the posse testi
fied that they were within yards of
their fna when they began firing.
Sheriff Gardner testified to the position
of the dead sodyOind the identity of
Tracy's guns. Dra." Whitney and Moore,
who made an examination of the corpse,
detailed a description of the wounds. One
ball struck the right leg Just above the
akle, and broke both bones, and the
rther entered the thigh and ranged down
ward towards the knee. The face wound
tppears to haVe been self-inflicted.
the flrt nen adjourned to meet
igaln this afterhoouwhen a verdict will
STRIPPED THE BODY.
When Sheriff Gardner and his pom
Strong and Well Returns
to Old London..
LONDON, Aug, 7. An official bulletin
issued thia morning says King Edward
bore the journey from Cowes to London
without the least fatigue. He passed a
good night. Is in good health, and his
wound is practically healed.
The King arrived at Portsmouth from
Cowes by the royal yacht Victoria and
Albert at about t o'clock yesterday after
noon. At 3:80 the special train pulled out
for London which was reached at 6:30
The King left the train without assist
ance and entered an open carriage, which
started, after a few minutes' delay, for
Buckingham Palace. He looked extremely
well. Repeatedly ho bowed his acknowl
edgements of the cheers by the crowd at
the station, and ho shook hands heartily
with various friends who greeted him on
the platform, and to whom he waved on
entering his carriage. He appeared to be
In excellent spirits. The decrease in his
weight caused by tho operation gave him
an appearance of greater height. Ho
stood up in his carriage and bowed re
peatedly in response to tho cheering
throngs on the route to the palace.
Aa East Side Minister Will Take
His Departure About
Rev. Robert MoLean, 'pastor of the
Third Presbyterian church. East Thir
teenth and Pine streets, will take his de
parture from Portland for Porto Rico on
or about September L Ho has been ap
pointed superintendent of missions in that
island, and Is needed there to dedicate a
new Presbyterian church on September
17. .The church of which he (a now the
pastor, ho will dedicate. Just one month
earlier, August 17, in this city, and this
fact brings to mind how small the- world
baa grown since fast trains - and fast
steamships cams into existence.
Two Presbyterian churches are now
earing completion east of the river, both
fm-eJiflces one x Powell and East
Thirteenth and this one at East Thir
teenth and Pine!
K . WHEAT MARKET. .
SAN FRANCISCO,; Aug. 7.-Wheat-CHICAGO,
the .Reward-Sheriff Gardner "Will Not
arrived hero yesterday with-the outlaw's
remains the whole town went wild.
"Hurrah for Lincoln County." was the
cry, and it was with great difficulty that
the crowds were forced back , enough to
admit the pessage of the i Jbody Into the
Insistent demands to see the remains
were made by the excited people, and af
ter a, time many were admitted. Then the
trouble started, Relic hunters were
everywhere, and within ten minutes the
corpse waa. almost entirely stripped: His
clothes were- cut off. the bloody cloth
with which he had tried to ataunch his
wounds, and the strap he had used as a
ligature were all carried away and eveil
the head of the dead murdered was al
most entirely shorn of hair.
Great indignation has been expressed
over the occurrence, and it is not un
likely that many prosecutions will fol
Last Friday He Spent the Night in
the Town of Wijbur.
(Journal Specialise! vice.)
' SPOKANE. Aug. 7. It Is doubtful If the
inquest over the body of Tracy wHt be
completed today, owing to the late ar
rival of the witnesses from Oregon. The
bedy now lies In an undertaking estab
lishment at Davenport, where It is ting
viewed by hundreds of people. The boW j
has been embalmed and It Is expected it j
will be taken to Oregon Immediately afterv
the Inquest, accompanied by Attorney
Maurice Smith, one of the Creston posse
who were' in at the death. The burial
place will probably be in the penitentiary
yard at Salem.
Slnoe the killing
ONE MORE EPISODE
In his marvelous career has come to light.
Last Friday, owning Tracy rode Into the
VICTIMS OF CHOLERA
More Soldier Boys Go Down Before
" the Dread Scourge of Asia.
(Soripps-McRae News Association.)
WASHINGTON. Aug. 7. Another long
list of soldiers who have died of Asiatic
cholera in the Philippines was received
by the War Department today from Gen
eral Chaffee. It contains 32 names and
covers a period of only two weeks. The
organizations suffering most are the
Second Infantry, 10 deaths, and the
Ninth Cavalry, 12.
Libel Suit Must Be Tried in San
SAN FRANCISCO,- Aug. T.-Superlor
Judge Cook today refused to grant the
writ of prohibition applied for by Gov
ernor Gage restraining the local courts
from trying his libel suit. The trial be
gins here this afternoon. Gage wanted
the suit tried in ills home county of Los
Angeles. He charges John D. Bpreckels
and Sam Lake, of the "Call," of libel
ARTHUR S. GIBBS DEAD.
Arthur 8. Glbbs, a former resident of
Portland, died at one of the city hos
pitals yesterday afternoon, having been
an invalid for over a year. He was a
nephew of the late ex-Governor Gibbs
and 45 years of age. He leaves a widow,
formerly Miss Alice Clay, to whom he
was married April 8, 18S6. Dhey haye two
sons, Leon aged 15, and Arthur aged. 8.
Mr. Gibbs was formerly In the "employ
of the O. R. & N. Company and later
cashier of . the Oregon Improvement Co.
and its successor, the Pacing Coast Com
pany,' at Seattle, giving up ; active duties
With the latter company 'a, year ago on
account of 1ll:health, ' He went first to
San Dlegor Cal., and not obtaining ex
pected relief came to .Oregon recently,
but was only admitted to the hospital a
few days ago.
;The funeral will be held tomorrow at
t p. m. from the Taylor-street M. E.
church,- and will be under the auspices
of tho Masonic lodges In which he had
taken high degrees..
THE JUDGE'S BUSY DAY.
Judge' Webster tied four-matrlmonlal
knots yesterday afternoon and remained
at his office until daylight this morning
waiting' for another, pair of lovers. Ho
said that It was tho busiest afternoon he
ever spent, : but ho would not murmur
If tlmesllki that would happen all the
thriving , town of Wilbur, went to Mc
.Greggor's livery bam where ho left his
horses, pack and rlfliv Tracy then went
up town, stopped at a restaurant for sup
per, stayed there over night, and in r the
morning about 10 o'clock ho came after
his horses and left MoGiyggor did not
suspect who the man waa at the . time
but has since identified the dead outlaw
as the man who shopped with him. ;
Tracy's . Body Will Probably Be
Viewed by Thousands at Salem.
(Journal Special Servloe.l ;
SALEM, Aug. 7.-Gov. T T. (Seer and
Superintendent J. D. Lee last night ar
ranged with the Washington authorities
to have Tracy's body fully Identified. It
wll probably be brought here tomorrow,
and will be placed In the morgue down
town, to be exhibited to the public, in
response to a request made by many
people whp desire to see the body of the
dtud outlaw. Later it 'Will be taken to
the prison where the convicts will be
given a chance to see the dead man be
The Winchester rifle, taken by Tracy
and Merrill from Dr. C. S. White, at
Gervuls, In June, when they held up the
doctor on the streets of that town at a
time when they were close pressed by
pursuers, and robbed him of his nor so
and buggy, clothing, rifle and shotgun,
was lawt night disposed of In this city
by raffle. F. H. Campbell, of Chicago,
the contractor on the Salem Federal
building, secured the gun, and as It has
an historic connection with the great
Tracy hunt, Mr. Campbell proposes to
take It to Chicago wit.j him as a relic
The gun Is a 32 caliber, nearly new. Mr.
Campbell was offered $40 for the firearm
last night, but he refused the offer.
Say Striking Miners, But
Operators Think It
SHENANDOAH. Pa.. Aug. 7 The
strike situation this morning is practical-
1 unchanged. The disorderly element,
however, have now become of the opinion ;
that the soldiers mean business. "Uncon- I
rliHnnnl 1 ,rnin ilor" ' fu til.. Koala r,t catMa. I
rnciit demanded by the operators, while
the miners see nothing but victory. A
Joint meeting of miners will be held to
day. TARGET SH00TIKG.
The board of officers of the Oregon
National Guard met Monday night and
decided to offer a silver cup to the
company scoring the highest In target
shooting. Marksmen's badges will be
offered to the members making the high
est In individual scores.
'This was derided upon to stimulate the
practice of target shooting and of shoot
ing straight. Te officers of the Oregon
National Guard claim that by January
1, Oregon will have the best-drilled mi
litia in the United States.
A HUMAN BRUTE.
Outrages a Mother and Slaughters
Her Infant Children.
4 FORT WORTH, Tex., i Aug. 7.
C. plai, a Mexican,, criminally as-
-f saulted a woman near Eagle Pass '
4- on Tuesday. Her. two small chll-' -f-
4- dren screamed and were shot dead -f-
-f before the eyes, of their mother.' A 'f
f posse attempted tha man's arrest ,
f and one was killed.
COUNTY HARD UP.
The county road fund Is not only ex
hausted, but when work now under con
tract is completed and warrants Jssued
therefor, .the county Indebtedness will
amount to nearly $100,000. r The County
Court1 will, therefore, exercise the most
rigid economy' from thia time on. The
county, at the time of the panic, lost
r)0,G00 in the George B. Markle banks,
and has never recovered from tho blow,
Only road work of tho most urgent no
lycMsltjr will bartafter bo undertake.
New Haven's Business Is
orlpp-MoRae News Association.)
NEW .; HAVEN; Conn., Aug. 7.-The
treet-ca otrlko Jure continues and the
tie-up la Oomplete. 'The majority of the
people sympathise with the strikers who.
are threatened' with the extinction of
their union. ' '
The trtHiblO started yesterday when the
400 conductors and motormen of the Fair
haven & Westville Railroad Company,
operating and controlling ail trolley traf
fic, local and suburban, within a radius
of 10 miles' of thJa city, went out
Spreads Death and Ruin
in Iforth Carolina
' (Bcrlpps-Mcftae News Association.)
WILMINGTON. N. C, Aug. 7.-A cy
clone paas4d over Carolina Beach, 16
miles below here, last night. It blew
down a pavilion, injuring 16 people, some
of them probably fatally.
(BcrlppaMcRae News Association.)
LIVERPOOL, Aug. 7.-Baroness Von
Angenan, the noted Austrian philanthrop
ist, was seised with a fit while bathing in
liangor baths today and drowned.
TWO TBQtiSAKD VISITORS.
Tho following show the visitors, by
states and countries, who registered at
the rooms of tho Oregon Historical Soci
ety, fourth a floor, , City Hall, during the
month of .July: " t
Alaska E, Arizona 3, British Columbia 7,
California 73, Canada 4, Chile, South
America, 1, 'Colorado 25, District of Co
lumbia 1, England (London) 2, Florida 2,
Ooorgflt 1, llonoiaiu 3, Idaho 21, Indiana
1fi. Indian territory,!, Illinois 53, Iowa 63,
Iansas ieniucki l.t:Loulslans, ..3,
Maine 1, Massachusetts 5, Michigan 28.
Minnesota 50, Montana , Manitoba 2,
Maryland 1, Missouri 2$,Nebraska 11, New
Jersey 1, Nevada 1, New York 13, North
Uakota S, Ohio 23, Pennsylvania IS, South
Dakota 15, South Carolina 1, Tennessee 1,
Texas. 5, Utah 12, Virginia 1, Vermont 1,
Washington 103, Wisconsin 33. Total 740.
In additfon to the foregoing there were
1329 from Portland and '152 towns' and vil
lages in Oregon, outside of Portland,
making a total for the month of 2078.
Persons who have never' called ut the
headquarters of tho Oregon Historical So
cle ty have no Idea the Interest that at
taches to It. George H. Hlmes. assistant
ceorctnry in charge, takes delight in ex
plaining everything about all things there.
GAME OF THE
Wooden Sidewalk Permits Be
fore New Ordinance Could
Sidewalk contractors were at the City
Engineer's office early this morning
awafting Its opening for the purpose of
securing permits to construct wooden
sidewalks in the district prohfblted by
yesterday's ordinances. The Mayor did
not fi!n the ordinances yesterday, and
the contractors took advantage of it.
One contractor took out permits for
1000 feet of walk, and others took less.
Theae contractors will now go to the
owners of property covered by the per
mits and say: "A new walk In front of
your property will be necessary within a
short time, and if not built now an as
phalt, cement, vitrified brick or pressed
brick walks will be required. I havo
secured a permit, at the last moment,
for a wooden sidewalk for you. Do you
want me to do the work?"
The property-owned, if he be a "wood
en sidewalk man, will sy: "Yes, of
course," and the contractor may charge
him a good, round sum, and live on the
fat of the land, if he wants to.
The Mayor signed the ordinance at 11
o'clock today, and any wooden walks not
in process of construction within the next
live days In til that large area covered
by yesterday's ordinance will be forever
barred. No inore permits for wooden
walks can be secured. , . ...
A petition of Kate Agnew for letters of
administration of the estate on Belle
Fuller, deceased, has "been filed. The pe
tition alleges that tho deceased left no
heirs, and that the petitioner had ad
vanced monies and rendered services of
tho value of several hundred dollaraT
Tho estate consists of room furniture in
a lodging house at tho Southeast corner
Of First and Morrison streets. 1
L D. Boyer, W. F. WJilte and H.
Roach, wero today appointed appraisers
of the estate of George C. Scott deceased,
O'Brien Vilified the Boys of tic
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
WASHINGTON,, Aug. 7. Corporal
O'Brien has been ( arrested at. North
Adams, Mass., charged with perjury. He
was indicted by the District of Columbia
grand jury last week, but-the fact was
kept from the public until the arrest was
made. . O'Brien Is charged with giving
false testimony before the Senate com
mittee regarding the alleged outrages on
Filipino women by American soldiers.
f BELFAST, Aug. 7.-A high au-
thorlty states that the contract be- -f
f tween the Morgan shipping trust -f
-f and the British Admiralty has now -f
been accomplished. The first ves-
f sel built by the combine, the Cor- -f
f lnthle, has been chartered by the
-f Government. .
(Scripps-McRae News Association.)
BEDFORD, Ind., Aug. 7. The Monon
line railway freight house and passen
ger station were burned here this morn
ing. Many'cars In tho jmrds were con
sumed. The loss will reach $100,000.
Agent Sinclair of theL.ehigh Valley
Percy L. Sinclair. Pacific Coast Freight
and. Passenger Agent of the Lehigh
Valley at Seattle, is in the city today.
His object In visiting Portland at this
tftn .to tt "establish an office here which
was opened today at Room 612 Chamber
of Commerce building.
"The Lehigh Valley," said he thia
morning, "Is the only exclusive Eastern
Trunk line having an office in this city.
We hnve always been friendly to this
section. Our business in this territory
Htfs so largely increased that It became
absblutely essential that we have an
office in Portland. For the present 1
shall divide my time between Seattle
and Portland. The Portland office Is by
no means a branch agency, but an inde
pendent office." .t
Mr. Sinclair's family Is here today and
he leuves with l'-'Jt tvife and son tonight
for Seitview, where they will spend the
The Lehigh Valley rond operating be
tween New York, Philadelphia, Buffalo
and Niagara Fallty operates 1400 miles of
road,, and Is one of the heaviest equipped
lines in the country, having more than
37.000 cars and VB0 locomotives. It also
operates one of the fastest passenger
trains in thg world, between New York
and Buffalo, which makes the distance uf
4,-f. miles in a trifle above 9 hours, with
10 stops. The company .has also Ave
fast freicht lines, operating west over
lis several connections at liuKalo, and
east from New York' over the New York.
New Haven & Hartford, to Boston and
all principal New England points, as
well as over the entire system of the
Philadelphia & Reading, and the New
Jersey Central. "
The company owns and controls the
Lehigh Valley Transportation Company,
operating a fleet of eight modern freight
steamers on the Great Lakes between
Buffalo and Chicago. These connect
with ail lines centering at these points.
W. H. Andrus, aged 65", a pioneer resi
dent of the city, died yesterday afternoon
of heart failure. He and the late Ben
Nordon conducted the old Occidental
hotel when It was a prominent hostelery
several years ago. Mr. Andrus was a
member of the Council in the 70's and
also served as captain of the police. He
leaves one daughter,1 Mrs. O. W. East
man, of Oregon City, hta wife having
died in 1x86. The funeral will be tomor
row from Holman's undertaking parlors.
OIL FOR FUEL.
The chances seem to be good that In a
comparatively short time crude petro
leum will supplemegt coal and wood aa
a fuel In this city. About 15 Arms here
are already using natural oil for this
purpose. The'mpst of the oil comes from
tho Bakersfield region in California;
Several of the river transportation com
panies are making preparations to put
In the proper appliances for its use.
IRA F; POWERS ILL. J
;: ' t, i ,
Ira S. Powers, tho well:known furni
ture manufacturer, is very 111 with heart
trouble at his residence, 441 Second street.;
Tho warm weather is not in his favor,
and tho result of his Illness to awaited
with apprehension by hia friends. Mr.
Powers la 71 years t" i; ..:.. vv
Is on Today in
fScrlpps-McRae News Association.) ' "'y """" ' SR .
-f KNOXVlIXE, Tenn., Aug. 7. Excitement is high here todaV over tho;-f
' v" Congressional election. The Republicans secured a .mandatory Injunction '
-4- last night before Judge Hicks against several Democrats. Including Judge '"f T -
4- Sneed and Sheriff Fox. At midnight a number of prominent Democrats in
4- charge of a special train went to Athens after Judge Allen, and returned -f - -
f with him. Counter Injunctions will be asked for. Fox has ISO deputies -4
f sworn In. All available nreasms were sold early In the week, and tho dar f '
will hardly pass with bloodshed. 4 - ,
NASHVILLE, Tenn;, Aug. 7. The first election troubles aro reported,!4 X
at Greenville, Jackson County, where Tom Brooks and John Carter .and, ,- ,-
f Bud and Leslie Lynch got Into ai fight at Flyn's Lick, a short distance) 1 ,
4- from Greenville. Brooks drew a gun and was killed by the Lynoh boys. i-H
-f Sam Highcock then attempted to take a hand' in the fight and was killedk.-4
f by Carter. A bystander was shot In the leg. More trouble to fearedi 4
4 1 ' .
4- r- !.;' r ,
BITTER FEELING PREVAILS. .4;
KNOXVILX.E, Tenn.. Aug. 7.-Judge Allen has dissolve tho HICVg In-
junction. The polls were late In opening. Two. years ago. the. Republican ' f -w
4- seised the ballot boxes and conducted the election. The bitterest feeling 4i
4- prevails. Serious trouble is expected before the polls close.
Will Be Cut at Oyster Bay by President
4 (Scrlpps-McRae News Association. '"eiSSSP '
4 OYSTER BAT, Aug. 7.-President Roosevelt returned liefo oft tto'yXcW.Mi
4 Sylph early this morning. Thle afternoon he will entertain at lunoheoi
4 Senators Stewart and Plait, of Connecticut; ex-Senator Laughlln, of Buf- Ifj
4 falo; Representatives Overstree. Sherman, Llttauer; General Clark son, of 4-'
4 New York, and Editor Clark, of the Hartford Courant, when the fall cam- -4
4 palgn will be disoussed. ," v - '
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Seventh Regiment Rooky Has a
" (Journal Special Service.)
WAtrKEGAN, 111., Aug. 7.-Prlyate
Hillmon, Company B, Seventh Regiment,
is in the hospital at Camp Logan in a
critical condition aa the result of a mock
court martial which sentenced htm to die
at daybreak today.
Hlllman Is a "rooky," and In common
with other new soldiers has been put
through a course of hazing. He was
court martialed Sunday night on a
trumped-up charge and sentenced to die.
Just at daybreak he was led out on the
range and blindfolded. He was placed on
an empty beer keg, facing the firing
squad under command of Lieutenant Gil-
The man heard the words'of command
which meant to his ears that the rifleS
of four soldiers were being loaded. When
the word "nre" was given somebody
threw a bucket of water on Hlllmann,
who fell forward In a faint.
He was rushed to the hospital and Is In
a dangerous condition due to the shock,
which has brought on nervous prostra
tion. mjURED MAN DIES.
Silipo Roberto, an Italian injured in a
powder explosion at a quarry in the
State of Washington, died yesterday in
one of the hospitals. He had a sinking
spell a day or two ago during which it
was thought, that he had passed away,
and an undertaker was sent for;" but was
later told that the man had revived.
The funeral was held from the Italian
Catholic church at 2 o'clock this after-
tioii, with Interment at Mt. Calvary.
TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL
Friends of Rose Quelo, the Portuguese
who attempted to brain a man at Monta
vllla, at the last moment persuaded the
County Judge not to send him to the
asylum. Today they took him to a hos
pital for treatment. Quelo's hallucination
is that some one? Is going to kill him.
He Is badly afflicted with insomnia."
Woodard, Clarke (Q. Co.
D5 YOUR FEET HURT? '
AKINS COMFORT POWDER
Destroys the odor of perspiration end keep yon cool mn4 tweet.
Dust hi the armpits, on the dothing and In the shoes, ti .
Price, 20 Cents
to the Teeth, v ' ;
Frank Riley of Portland
Marries Miss Brand ,
at Gol4en Gate
(Journal Special Service.? : : ,
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 7.-On df thl '
prettiest homo weddings of this- season ;
was celebrated last night at the residence
of Ernest Brand, here, whoa bis dAeglh
tcr, Lottie Edith Brand, became & mH4 (
of Frank Branch Riley, of Forttod C!U '
groom Is the junior memfcer of the 4mt 1
firm of Riley & Riley, Portland aJtd-a
secretary of the Clackamas Title Corn
p.r.y. The marriage la the culmination
of a "pretty romance, both having Dear '
members of tho same class at 8tanfc4l
University. 'Miss Bessie Henry wa th '
maid of honor, and the Mlfiees Amy Far"
gusoh and Clinton Stone were brides' "
maids. Dr. Edward Se'wall was the beat '
man and Louis Gerllnger and Cbaav MA8
were the ushers. Their wedding trip tm
eludes the principal mountain resorts of
the Sierras, after which they will rssftW
In Portland. 1 N
AFTER POLICEMAN SCALP. ;
Willie Riggs and Frank Barton hair
filed written charges with the Board Of
Police Commissioners against Officer
G. Carpenter. Riggs alleges that with" t
out cause Carpenter struck him on ths)
head three times with, a club, rendering;
him unconscious, further that he:bM
a man named Barton. , .
The Allen & Gilbert Company, AealtMl ;
In musical instruments, has Sled articles!
of reincorporation, Increasing the eaplM
tal stock from J100.000 to 1300.000: V V.
Gilbert. Ralph Ramaker and H. K. Xeakaj
are alrectorsV"""" - - TTt "T7-' r7
' 1 ""is '