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   Muskogee Times Democrat (Newspaper) - May 5, 1914, Muskogee, Oklahoma                                Weather Forecast Oklahoma: Tonight fair, coler; Wednesday fair. Ths Leading Afternoon Newspaper of Oklahoma YOUR RAILROAD PARE PAW BOTH WAYS IF YOU TRADB IN MU&KOQEE. THE BEST MEN'S CLOTHING MARKET IN THE 8OUTHWE8T.   TRY IT. VOLUME XX-No. 125 MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 5, 1914 HOME EDITION. OLNEY DECLINES TO HEAD BANK BOARD 75 GIL MEN GOING BACK TO TAMPICO In Formal Letter To President Says He Cannot Accept The Offer To Become Governor Of Federal Reserve Board. Looking For Another New England Man* To Take The Place Boston. May �. -Richard Olney has addressed a letter to President Wilson formally declining- the appointment aa governor of the federal reserve board of the new banking system. Washing-ton. May 5.-While officials here declined to discuss the declination by Richard Olney of Boston of the appointment as governor of the federal reserve board. It Is known that they are in search of another New England man to fill the board. It was reported as likely that W. P. O. Harding, president of the First National bank of Birmingham, Ala., /who has been appointed member of the board from the south, would be named as governor. Paul M. Warburg, of New York, member of Kuhn, I  -.Seventy American refugee-; employed in tne oil fields about lampico. sailed for that port today on the steamship Atlantis. If the Atiar.'.i.i is unahl-j to discharge her passengers it Tamplco the> will be taken to Vera I'ruz The oil men said their return wjin necessitated l>y the situation '.n the I'nniuooil fields where the oil wn.   Mexico. May 5.-The an form*d the navy department that ne 8wer  of  General   Francisco   Villa  to would have no trouble In taking Tarn- , -------. *__tr.-Hn.-oi rim. plco  with his present forces and  it | offer of federals request from Federal General Maas. command of the Saltlllo garrison. vered to the federal messengers. General Villa refused absolutely to ....  -__,. �lly himself or his men with the fed- a  torpedo erals and declared that the    Huerta forces had provoekd foreign intervention for their own ends. General Maas' letter   to R008EVELT8 AT PARABRA. General Maas' letter   to   Villa   an- Parabra, Brazil. May    6.-Theodore nounced that In addition to obtaining -------.�       -^.noni.H   Kv   hi�    son, vera Cruz and the port of Salina Cruz the na(j been seized by the United States forces on April li. it The crest of the disastrous flood In the Canadian river, which has cost hundreds of thousands Jn monetary damages and perhaps several lives. Is now In the lower stretches of that stream. Karly Tuesday morning a nineteen-foot rise began hammering at the piers of the Midland Valley's bridge at Briartown. but the rise fell short of reaching the girders of the bridge. The water had not cut the Midland line at any point at 2 o'clock Tuesday. I A two-foot rise wa.s recorded at the city pump station on    the    Arkansas river banks near Hyde park over Mon- ! day night.   The water is red and lndi-; cations are that the Arkansas is now' receiving the benefit of  the  rise re- 1 ported on the Cimarron Sunday    Just how high the water tn the    Arkansas will go Js a question, but it is not ex - J pected to (reach a dangerous stage. The water was receding early Tues-' "day at the Katy's bridge at Wlrth. on the South Canadian,   where   Monday night a section of the north approach was washed out.   The rise was    sixteen feet at    Wlrth,   and    threatened, to cause much damage, when as swift-' ly as they came up. the waters receded a foot or so.   Then the fall wan more gradual. j Hope for the lives of three of the men washed Into the South Canadian when the Rock Island bridge at Geary collapsed woe abandoned late Monday evening. The missing men are W. S., Warner and William Noland, carpenters, anil I>eo Lancaster, laborer. Three other men who were washed Into th� river was saved. i^nni8 on th� Katy are bem*r''�ls-toured Tuesday via Wayoner, Salllsaw  tfowe.  at�d     McAlester.   Southbound No. 5  left Muskogee at  9:46 a.    ml Tuesday. | The only bridge across   the   South, Canadian river on a north and south railroad line �to Texas which was nt for   use   Tuesday   was   the   fine   new structure of the M. O. & G  at Calvin Out of the ei�ht or ten bridges subjected to the hammering of the flood. It was the only one to so successfully withstand  the onslaught  that  traffic was not interrupted for a moment. The, Rock Island bridge, a mile above the' M. O   & G. bridge at Calvin, was de-j cjared unsafe early Monday, and lat* , Monday the approaches washed    out The main structure was littlt damaged. The M. O. &   wounded are firemen who had been summoned to combat the flames. A man and a woman who were watching the blaze from a distance were torn to pieces. The concussion shook Panama. In addition to obliterating the magazine, the explosion caused considerable property damage In the neighborhood. BRlTISrTwiLL NOTJUTT IN London, May 5. - Foreign Secretary Grey win asked by Sir John David Reed, Unionist in the house of commons today to ask tne American government to abandon Its position for I he removal of General Huerta "la not cf greater moment that the restoration of peace and the protection of life and Industry in Mexico." Th<- foreign secretary declined declaring that in vie* of the fact that mediation had been undertaken hy Argentine, Brazil and Chile, it could serve no useful purpose for the British government to make separate proposals on Its own account to cither Washington or Mexico City. SCHOOLYARD'S NEW OFFICERS At the regular monthly business meeting of the board of education Monday night, the election of pf-ficers for the coming year took place. B. A. Handle was elected president. H. M. Chesnutt, vice president, and W. H. Davis re-elected clerk. A meeting of the board will be called soon for the purpose of electing teachers for the public schools next year. BEING HELD"FOR RAN80M. Boulder Col May 5 Mrs Horace W. MiMh .snys she has received a telegram via \'er;( iruz atatlnK that her husband In the state of Vera I'rui Is being lielil  for ransom VOTERS And Bankers Were In Evidence Around The Grand Jury Room Where The Election Inquisition Is On. No Report Yet AGED MILLIONAIRE KILLED BY HIS SON WILL U.S. AID VILLA ?ooooooooooooooo I o THE      MEXICAN8      8TOLE 0*9HAUGHNE9BY'8 CLOTH..E9. To Become The Ruler Of Mexico, Is The Queition Senaton Want Put Up To President Wilson. Stone Objects At three o'clock today practically every vcter In the slj!h preelnc* of the thl � the second duv'.i probe of alleged eler. tlon frauds was begun. Many of the ?lxth precinct voters apparently were in doubt as to Just what was wanted aid appeared astonished as witness after witness; re-appenred after being in court r attu>�biB JJtah-- TWO MORE BAILORS DIE. Washington.   May' 5.-Two   of  the sailors wounded at the occupation of Vera Cruz    died    today     Thev were Harry  Pulllam. fireman and Clarence Milwaukee, May 5. -After living as a man ten years, Ralph Kerwjnelo. a girl of Spanish descent, was disclosed In her true Identity as a woman by Mamie White, her girl chum, as whose husband she had 0O3ed. She Is held at polloe headquarters pending a further investigation into her �range career. Disclosure came when "Ralph" deserted Mamie White to eecome the "husband of Miss Dorothy Klenowsltl. whom she married ^larch 24 after obtaining a marriage llcenss under th� new statute reouirlng a eugenic marriage license The issuance of this license promises to make trouble for a Milwaukee doctor The physician, whose name Is signed to the eugenic certificate, was one of the leaders in the fight for the eugenic statute. The police refuse to name the doctor. If he deceived as to the sex cif the putative groom, so was Miss Klenowskl, the bride After a month of married life she says It was not until the police notified her that she wa.s aware of the strange story of her ! "husband." Cora Kerwlneio and Mamie White, according to their story to the police, decided tn Iivo as n.rm and wife because Cora, who then became known as "Ralph." wanted to earn men's wages The two lived comfortably on their double earnings. Mamie, when the story was disclosed, was a theater usher and   "Ralph" was clelrk of stock LORAINE   BELMONT'S     DIVORCE. New York, May 6. - Fthel Loralne Belmont today own her separation suit against Raymond oitlmont. son of August Belmont, the financier. Alimony at tha rate of 1100 a month was allowed-  Young Belmont is abroad. ^ for the Cutler Hammer company. Both girls are well educated. Cora, the girl who had posed as a man. declined to talk after she had been taken to police headquarters. It was from the chum that the sUiry was gleaned, bit by bit. "It Is so long ago." Miss White sa'd, "an! we have kept the secret so well that at times I almost believe Cora Is a man. I call her 'Ralfh' because we agreed that would be safer. "It all came about because we were discouraged working for woman's waircs We couldn't seem to make expenses, Cora had alwavs liked to mas-(pieiaile in men's clorhlng and we always said she made a fl-ie boy One dav when we had been discussing our future Cora *ald she would be a man. The suggestion seemed a Joke at first. But the more we loked about it. fb.e more serious it became Cora finally Insisted that the rchame could be carried ovt. "  I can act like a man and look Ilk9 one,' she said, and I 'an earn a man's wages.    We can remain chump aa we are  now.  and   my  larger  wages  will UtSlfi-SUi XaHC JtVUianj* _jrj Hanna, May 6. - (Special.)-The cit Izens of Hanna Including the territory south to the river and west six miles from the county line have filed a pe tltlon with Governor Cruce asking to be transferred from Hughes to Mcln tosh county.   Hanna has made sev�r al previous efforts to effect the trans fer to Mclntosh^county. -+- LIGHTNING KILL8 MULES. Sulphur, May 6.-During a severe thunder storm about three o'clock Monday, lightning struck the govern ment bam In Piatt National park, killing two mules, valued at $600. The bolt bored a hole straight down through the center of the barn and left the building otherwise uninjured. Torrents of rain accompanied the electrle storm. RENO HAMLIN IS TURNED LOOSE Reno Hamlin, known Hamlin,   was  discharged Nsw Orlsana, May B.- Maxi-cam Hid not even except Nal-(n CShaughnesiy. former Arr.arioan charge at Maxico City, in praying upon American property after the fall of Vara Crux. Practioally all of the baggage of Mr. and Mra. 0'8haiio,hn�iey waj atolan from tha epecial train Huerta provided for the charge and his party to transport them to Vera Cruz after he hod been handed hie passport*. The fermer charge arrived today on the gunboat Yankton and early in the day hs and Mrs. O'Shaugh-neeey began a shopping tour to reolenieh their wnrdrobo� me they arrived with little lees than thev wore. The party will leave tonlqht at 9:36 for Waahinqton. ?ooooooooooooooo THElOW Between The Standard And The Uncle Sain Oil Companies Has Nothing To Do With The Present Conspiracy Trial, Says Judge 8taff Special. Oklahoma City. May 6.-Any controversy which may have been waged between the Uncle Sam OH Co. and the Standard (ill Co. is not entitled to be aired in the trial of H. H. Tucker, Jr., president of the Uncle Sam company and te nothers charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States. This was Oie substantia of numerous rulings made by U. S. Judge Cot-teral Tuesday during the opening statement by Albert L. Wilson of Kansas City, attorney for himself. Tucker and William Plumb, of Kansas, in the famous Osage lease case. Attorney A. L. Sands of Pawhuska made an opening statement for the defendants, BaOonrind, ex-chief of the Osagea. Wilson followed for ths tjiree defendants he repreaerlfe^f ' The "aTovem-meirt called lta first witnesses Tuesday. EFFORT To Induce Wilson To Oppose Consolidation Of Local Indian Offices Meets With Frown At White House f Hiram Duryea, Retired Starch Manufacturer, Riddled With Bullets While He Slept At His Home. Slayer Raves And Beata The Door In His Cell And Can Give No Coherent Explanation New York, May 5.- -In R cell in � Brooklyn police station, Chester Duryea. who enrly this morning fired seven bullets Into the, body of his father, Hiram Duryea, millionaire starch manufacturer and veteran of the civil wt*f killing him instantly, talked lnoohor-ently of the events leading up to the shooting and gave evidences of bethfl Insane He said ho shot his fathel when he received a "spiritual message from George Washington " In a oalm-or tone, he added: "I was the best friend my fathel had and he was my best friend. 1 loved him dearly. If he were h�rs now he could explain the whole matter I really don't know why I shot him. "I had made up my rr.lnd before shooting father that as soon as he wti dead, t would turn the automatic pistol upon myself and end my own life. I fully intended doing that while 1 was firing at my father. After It was over, though, an Impulse came over nie and I decided not to. kill myself. ' J wish I had carried out my original intention." Before his arraignment In court. Buryea became violent and beat 0� the doors of his cell with his knuckles. When Duryea was arraigned he appeared more rational. The examination was postponed until Thursday-L G. Duryea his couBln. said th4t the Duryea family had belle\ed tpr some time that Chester wag mentally unbalanced and had considered rteps to place htm tn a sanitarium or acTjr-lum. Chester's mental condition, BaM a cousin, was due to overwork. For two years, hs said, the boy had been constantly engaged on a formula by which he believed tbo manufacture �f starch *could bo revolutionised. The tragedy occurred on the ponjh at the rear of the Duryea home where both father and son were In the hah)t of sleeping. About 1 o'clock Cheater Duryea flipped from his cot into the house, where he kept a number of rifles, revolvers and shot guns for bunting. He selected an automatic plstoi and magazine rifle and returned tj� Uw open air porch. Standing witMn a few feet of his sleeping father1 %� first fired from tti�<%tsi� and. thtn'MnfV tied the molv�r. _j| At tp* outbreak of the �l  M/u% his for (By John W. Flenner.) Washington, V. C, May B-In efforts to save their positions Superintendent Dana H. Kelsey of ttfe Union Agency at' Muskogee, and of Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes J. George Wright, Warren ii. Moorehead, of Andover, Mass., a member of the board of Indian commissioners, has appealed to President Wilson to use his influence to prevent the consolidation of the two Indian offices at Muskogee, as is proposed by the Garter amendment which has already passed the house and been agreed to by the senate Indian committee. It Is understood that Mr. Moore-head's visit to the White House was unavailing and that he received absolutely no encouragement from President Wilson. Aho favors a speedy winding up of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes and who therefore agrees that the consolidation of the two Indian offices at Muskogee. Is a step In the right direction. Senator Clapp, of Minnesota, a member of the senate committee on Indian affairs, who announced sometime ago that he was in favor of the Carter amendment, has had a change of heart and is now opposed to It. The opposition to the proposed consolidation of the two offices conies entirely (Continued on psg* 1&) COLORADO LEGISLATURE SUPPORTS GOVERNOR as    "Spec Monday    at the  conclusion   of  a   hearing    before of their" protests. It  i. believed United    States   Commissioner   A.    G.  the    < clal legislature called to consider tbk coal miners' strike, the political' phase became considerably cleared. It wa� admitted bv those who had hoped'to force drastic action upon the legislators arid against the state admmiajnation that there was little prospect for , success. Wltjtout particular reference to party lines, thw ^rslstufre ap-peared to be almost solidly behind 
                            

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