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I f 1 1 1 . I CP 6 V -C IS EMBARRASSED Both Senate's Action in Rejecting Brings No Relief to State Institutions. mini UUIIUUL I Oklahoma City, Dec. 13. The sen- ate'8 action in rejecting both state board3 of education did not bring im j mediate relief to the state institutions i as is revealed in correspondence pass i v'S between Attorny General West and aiate Superintendent U. II. Hsoin made public today. The state superintendent told the attorney general that pay claims of .500 employes were held up, as the result of his instructions to the state Auditor and the board of affairs fol lowing the board muddle, notwith standing the claims had been ap proved by the state superintendent as hairman of the board. Tho attorney general informed the state superintendent that such was a II aatural result of the case filed by the W old linnrl mnmWi in iht nirlnlinmn county district court and the decision rendered by the court. A niodifica f tioa of the decree, the attorney gen J era lsays, was suggested whereby all I claims could have been paid, but as it stands, the board is without a quorum and can not act. He added 11 that there is no provision ia law for the educational board, such as there is for the board o fagriculture. that Kin the absence of other members the 1 president may act for the board. The only alternative, the law officer ex plained. Is for the governor to name . a new board. wi State Superintendent Wilson quickly h sent a reply to the attorney general's i communication denying that he (the j attorney general) at any time request- ed of him a modification of the dis- I trict court's opinion. Superintendent Wilson says that prior to appointment V ot the old educational board, he, as J president of the board, approved salary claims, which act met with approval of the board of aftairs; upon them the state auditor issued warrants and Hint the situation is no different now. ; old board directed by resolution hat the president should approve the claims In the board's name, and at no time, the superintendent says, has a board meeting been held for such form ality. When asked about the controversy cnight, Governor Cruce said he had not given tne matter or new appoint- monts a thought, but probably would .. -ach it in a few days. When selec tions are made, he says, it will be I without regard to wnat any otner cie iartment of state thinks about it. ? To an inquiry ironi tne state ixmrci of affairs, whether it should allow a requisition of the state school of mines I for fuel, tbe attorney general said that while there was no longer a state Voard of education, and no regular vav to get claims before the board of l ... i a - -t. i.i i., .1:........ ,,1 .inairs, reu tape suouiu u uiiit;ni;u with i;i cases of this kind and supplies purchased by the board of affairs. TWp M-nt tilk .limine tho dav that. tlie members of the old board of edu ction considering themselves in of- ice, notwithstanding the senate's ac,"""; . . . .. . . . ed and prevented by a superior force., . in tho spriiitp lv the srovprnor for con- r u 1 " ijirmatlon. Superintendent Wilson said 'onigiit the old board members prob 't.blr would confer with their attor- that noint. and he added, the , hoard would follow the lawyers' ..advice. i ON JAY WAR Okla., Dec. 12. Jay tonight Rtill awaitiner thp battle between Mile snerins pobsu uuu u.e . l . 1 4 1,,. ,...-! fl'rttll ' '.Old Jay for the possession of the 'court house. Over half the sheriffs force have deserted and he now has Jess than a dozen men while the raiders have swelled their number to hit least a hundred. y" All roads leading to Jay are guarded tonight by members of the Old Jay, ictlon and practically no news can by the sentinels. pllDGE fr PITCHFORD ft fjf Grove, h The tow nis quiet and it is believed 40 rooms above. This building is to act for the whole board, in the opin '?:at the mob has completely intimi- practically lire-proof and will be a de- ion of Attorney General West, who ad- IL.tci ihw sheriff's men . 4 -i .... j ... f-j decrees 1 Ke iove l-eners. Qiiirove, Okla., Dec. 12. Declaring .ivf iW'tima Iml." Ike lOVe ier.- 7( I.I L WU" 'ii rs " the citizens ot uici jay louigi't ir'still' are holding the fort, figuratively ef ml in fact. " i' Uunrp nf Governor Cruce to send 3 Istate troops to take care of the situa- F lion at the county seat 01 vuair is 1 -ircarded here as an admission that tl liw cannot be enforced at the vo'wn ol juj. W rrPP nf tliP suoreme court in the mandamus suit against the county (officials can not be enforced except by aid of the state militia, as the 'county officials are neutral and are prevented from executing the court's ;order by a mob of fifty armed men. jln the mob are men trained in the use of fi'tarms, and they are in possession 1 'of bald-shooting rifles, which they ! freely display. ' some of the officials are still with jthe records ia their offices, but prac-! (tically no business is going on. The pitched battle that was sched- i uled to take place this morning did I not transpire, for the reason that Sher iff Bud Thoniason could not secure a sufficient number of possemen to ren der probable the successful carrying out of his purpose of securing the records and carrying out the orders of the court and the county commission- IB- Citizens Fear to Serve. The sheriff still is seeking deputies, but only a few men can be secured, Private individuals, realizing that to carry out the court's order means ; bloodshed, and possibly death, shirk the duty. The holding up and assaulting of Enforcement Officer Sherdon served to indicate the desperate determination of the mob that controls the court house at Old Jay. The situation is more critical than rival towns of New Jay and Old Jay any other an the history of the state. J will compromise and let a board of County Judge W. C. Hall, in a state- arbitration settle the controversy for ment given out this evening, said: the county seat of Delaware county, "The majority of the residents of this Oklahoma. Jay Washburn and Wil county governor of Oklahoma to send nam Creekmore, owners of the rival state troops to save bloodshed and townsites, are negating this plan, restore order." That is the way peo-'xhe trouble Is over who shall be the pie here are viewing the situation, tl arbiter!. is not believed that bloodshed can be, Conditions Exaggerated, avoided if the records are removed un-j Oklahoma City, Dec. 12. Hardly less it is done under the protection of one-tenth of what has been said in the state militia. regard to conditions in Jay, the coun- Judge Pitchford's Statement. -ty seat of Delaware county, are true, Still well, Okla., Dec. 12. District ( so Governor Cruce was told by W. H. Judge John H. Pitchford, in a message Doherty, a banker at Grove, by long to the Associated Press today, con-j distance telephone this morning. Mr. firmed the report sent out last night Doherty said several people had gone that he appealed to Governor Cruce .through the county seat saying they to send troops to Delaware county, had been sent there by the Oklahoma where factions from the towns of Old supreme" court to remove the records, and New Joy are said to be on the I The people replied this would not be verge of a serious clash because of a permitted. Not twenty-five people in dispute over the recognition of the .the county, Mr. Doherty added, wanted county seat. the records transferred from Old to Judge Pitchford today gave out the New Jay and the only chance for a following signed statement in regard clash would be, lie said, if such a thing to the beginning of the county seat. was attempted. war: Governor Cruce said he would not "The trouble at Jay is the result of order Adjutant General Canton to Jay a light over the location of the court until there was an outbreak and reiter house. The place selected by a ma- ated the reasons given in his telegram jority of the voters of the county was a plat of ten acres in the center of the county. After the election the county commissioners contracted with one Creekmore for a building in an addition to the original ten acres and the county officers moved into the Creekmore building. When the Governor Acted. "The governor ordered the adjutant general to remove the records of all county oilicors to a building on the original ten acres, which order was duly executed. Mandamus proceed - iugs were brought before nte to com-(of pel the officers to move back to the Creekmore building. - "The writ was denied, an appeal was taken to the supreme court, my de - cision was reversed and the mandate nP 4 It iumvAlTl rt111 Tf -no Vl O f T A iVL lu.w su"'c ,w"7, oou" W1L wl""ia-uul"s u,e to remove to the Creekmore building. "The officers reported that in their Thereupon an order was directed to the sheriff of Delaware county to exe cute the orders an dto call to his as sistance T HOUSE WILL BE MOVED ' i After the identification of the body it was learned that the sheriff of Wag County Leases Buffington-Harris Biuld- oner county had a warrant for Gray ing For Five Years. Yesterday the county commissioners . , j f flve qr the Bufflngton.IIarris buUd. . imimuni . on wln l3nirv the first, 1513, at which time all the county offices will be moved from the present location at the comer of Wil- gon and Canadian. Tho lower floor of the north room wij ue itted up t-or a court room and the county offices will occupy about rid.il imnrovement on the nresent r,.ioi-lnro . . D. : re- nauiv luuuuios.uua juuivlw.u mniru iii "j was the guest of V. M. Malone over Sunday. A house belonging to Tom llannon in the extreme west part of town was uvouujtu uf ..k ... night The llames were beyond con- troi ueiore me aiarui was miueu m ure the alarm was turned in . i i .. . I : and the building and its contents were a total loss, it was msurea lor iour hundred dollars. ALL IS QUIET III Governor Cruce Will Not Order Out Militia Unless Outbreak Occurs Arbitration Proposed. Jay, Ok!a., Dec. 13. Quiet prevails in both Old and New Joy. The New Jay officers say they will not make an effort to move the county records from the old town of Jay until the excitement has cooled. A hundred men sworn in as deputies are guard ing the old court house and the rec ords. All the county officers were open agaii this afternoon. When the excitement was highest yesterday all but three of the county officers locked their offices and left the court house, sheriff Thomason, in charge of tho New Joy town deputies, still believes the records will be moved before the new board of commissioners is sworn jn next month. Arbitration Proposed. Fort Smith, Ark., Dec. 12. Informa tion reached here tonight that the o Judge Pitchford. SOME APACHES TO STAY. Prisoners of War Prefer Freedom at Fort Sill to Old Home in New Mexico. Washington, Dec. 12. Plans have been made for the final disposition of Jthe famous Geronimo band of Apache j Indians held as military prisouers at ' Fort Sill, Okla. Acting Commissioner Indian Affairs Abbott accorded them the right to choose whether to remain at Fort Sill or go to their old home and fighting ground in Mescalero ' section of New Mexico. Eighty-six of them elected to stay at Fort Sill and j 1. !..1 B iU, . 1 , . . .1 . ,1 ...111 ' ,emaiuuei Ul U1 lwu ue locaieu on permanent nomes in Xew Mexico' as soon as a needed $75,- 000 appropriation for the expense is uiiuin. .,JUST AHEAD OF THE SHERIFF.' Warrant Was Out for Oklahoman Who Leaped to Death From Bridge. Muskogee, Okla., Dec. 12. It devel oped today that E. E. Gray, who com mitted suicide at Fort Gibson yester day by jumping off the Iron Mountain railway bridge into Qrand river, was "just ahead of the sheriff." charging that he was short in his ac counts as guardian of a number of grandchildren. The amount of the shortage is variously reported at from to $17,000. OKLAHOMA NEWS IN BRIEF. The annual convention of the Bryan County Farmers' Institute will be held in Durant, December 18. Delegates to the state convention, which meets at Stillwater on January 1.", will be elected. The president of the state board of agriculture is veated with authority vispd tho. state auditor that claims an- 7ii"-iil lu- Viini cVmiiM ha nllnwpd if - otherwise regular, Auticipatig oil or gas will be found Uu wiu n return a handsome revenue to the city of Tulsa, the commission has decided to lease a part of the land occupied by the city water plant for oil and ea The trial of Mrs. Laura M. Reuter, , , i i : t. . i. -J f joinny cnargeu mui cut- mumu ul her husband, Charles T. Reuter, for yvnicn crime two men, uuy u. ;uac- kenzie and Joe Baker, are under life 907 F1IC HOW BROUGHT T Henry Allen Explains the Mcney Trust's Power and How It Rules the Nation. (By Henry J. Allen.) , Washington, Dec. 12. When out of a clear financial sky one Sunday night 1 in 1907 word flashed that the banks would pay out no money the next day we heard all about the money trust. When on Tuesday morning we went humbly and obediently into the bank to dray the $j i.i currency which was the maximum limitation the banker had assumed to set upon what we could have from our own money, he talked to us about Wall Street, the money center, and the need of moving it further west. If we remember cor rectly some indignant western bank ers declared that we would move it west to where a few speculative mem bers of the money trust could not tie up all the cash and bring on a money panic, with all its attendant tragedies, in the very high tide of prosperous times. The ordinary depositor came out of the depressing episode with a mem ory of clearing house certificates, of vague terms like elasticity of the cur rency and also a lixed animosity to ward the money trust, concerning the definite existence of which he had few rational ideas. He intended to look it up some day and get an intelligent idea of what it was all about. Then He Called it "Politics." Then tho banker resumed his nor mal habit of honoring individual checks and in the time even the over draft was performing again its mel ancholy functions with no more than its customary reluctance. Normal times having returned, the ordinary business man lost interest in the mOLey trust and when he heard it mentioned he called it nolitics. When it was talked about by the progres sives in the last campaign he remem bered that the standpatters hod warn ed hi rnthat ambitious demagogues were always trying to make political capital by attacking the rich. Yet the money trust has been doing business at the old stand ever since the bankers' panic just as it did be fore. The disclosures of the congres sional investigation now going on promise to ho sufiiciently sensational to reawaken even the interest of the ordinary business man in the money trust. Five Men Control 400 Millions. The testimony already has shown. that 400 million dollars of bank funds in New York are absolutely controlled by five men. These men, led by Mor gan, dominate the New York clear ing house committee. Water Frew of the New York Cora Exchange Bank, chairman of the celaring house com mittee, after skillfully dodging for two hours, finally admitted that the 1907 panic, precipitated by the failure of the Knickerbocker Trust company, was caused by the refusal o fthe Na tional Bank of Commerce to clear for Knickerbocker Trust company. Mr. Frew admitted that the Knickerbocker Trust company would have been cleared if it had belonged to the New York Clearing Association, that it was solvent and afterwards paid all its debts and had a good sized reserve. lie admitted that the safety of the business community would have been better cared for if the Knickerbocker Trust company had been a member of the clearing association and that it properly was entitled to member ship, but that it had not been admitted because, to quote the only reason Mr. Frew gave, "it had been thought best to limit the number of Institutions in the association." Throughout the daj', while Mr. Frew- dodged from one subterfuge 10 an other, he was obliged to make many admissions and the sum total of all of them is that the New York Clearing House committee has autocratic pow ers in tho money world of New York. which means the real money center of the country. How Wall Street Attracts Cash. Mr. Untermeyer succeeded in making Mr. Frew admit that in the fall of the year, when money is needed through out the country to move crops,, the price of call money in Wall Street, the only open money market, in the coun try, is bid up in order that cash may be attracted to Wall Street for specula tive purposes. Mr. Frew testified reluctantly that on November 1 of this year, when call money was at 8 per cent, the ninety four out of town correspondents of the Corn Exchange Bank had a bal ance of $2,044,000 on deposit with that bank, while on June 1 last, when money was not in demand throughout the country, these banks had nearly a million dollars less om deposit. sentence, has been set for the janu - arv term of the superior court at Tulsa Her counsel, however, will again, press the motion for change of venue. A Beautiful Entrance. Horsey Hall "and Chas. Plannkuche today completed the Christmas arches at the entrance of the Sanders Wright store and they, with the beautiful win dow displays of Christmas gifts at tract the attention of crowds at all hours. The arcings are built on wood en frames and are covered over with 'rtHlar and th(1 O(hor pl;vnt8 anJ oolors ,of Yuletide season and nre arranged ! wiUi a number of colored electric! lights that will cause it to appear even more beautiful by night than by day. ! This store has without question the, tinst window display and the best ar- ranged stock of goods that has ever been seen in this city or northeastern Oklahoma. WHITE SLAVER Permitted to Transport Her to Kansas Town, Went to Joplin Against Her Entreaties. Jopliu, Mo., Dec. 14. J. C. Young, who recently came to Joplin from Ot tawa county, Oklahoma, was arrested SHAKE CHARTER' IS ARRESTED AS yesterday on a charge of violating thoiture and a politician with a state-wide whlte slave act b h"& Mrs. Mary Newell, 14 years old, into the state for immoral purposes. He denied thegaid .-and have had lt nreWer has charge when arraigned last night be- lost hig job Miss Brylee declared fore United States Commission K. F, Y.eyton. In default of $2,500 bond he was committed to the city Jail, pend - Ing trial December 21. !ft positioa on a Btat0 board. Young and the Newell girl .withj ..Ie thmks he wln become United Nellie Williams, 35 years old, and his glatea marshal under the new admin- -.6-year-old daughter, came here in a movers wagon. Mrs. Newell says her rather, A. .7. JJarr, who lives seven Uli,cs northwest of Miami, consented 1 lct lier so to Chetopa, Kans., where she has relatives, in Young's wagon. instead of going to Chetopa, she said, Young drove to Baxter Springs, then to Galena and from there to Joplin. It was early last week when she left home, and when her parents learned she had not been taken to Chetopa they began a search for her. Sheriff C. D. Carman of Ottawa coun ty came here from Miami Thursday night, and with the assistance of the police located the four, camped on Joplin creek, north of the city, yester day afternoon. They were taken to police headquarters and questioned. jTlie girl said Young had refused to Uow her to return home. The Wil- liams woman verified her story Exhibits Sankes and Eagle. The campers were poorly provi sioned and were living in squalor. Be- sides a covered wagon and three -horses, a box of snakes and a caged eaglo were found In the camp. These, were used by Young to give shows in country school houses, while travel ing from place to place. After Young's arraignment last night the two women were placed in jail in default of $200 bond each, being held as witnesses for the government against the prisoner. Young's daugh ter will be cared for in Joplin. ,Separated From Wife. Tho Williams woman says Blie met Young in Cassville, Mo., about three months ago, and had since been travel ing with him. She says he promised to marry her as soon as he obtained a divorce from his wife, from whom he has been separated some time. Although only 11 years old now, the Newell girl was married several months ago. She said she had not been living with her husband for some time. BT TULSA OFFICER He Was Smuggling Two Loads Whisky Into Town. of Tulsa, Okla., Dec. 13. Trouble be tween bootleggers and state enforce ment officers was resumed here today when Walter Allison, while attempting to smuggle two wagons of whisky and beer into Tulsa, was shot and serious ly injured by Special Officer F. H. W. Ward. Allison is in a hospital and Ward is being held by the police. Accounts of the trouble differ wide ly. Ward claims that Allison resisted and showed fight, while the wounded man asserts that he already had been disarmed when the shooting occurred. An eye-witness to the affair agrees with Allison. It was reported this afternoon that .the life of one enforcement officer had ben threatened by friends or Aamson. Whether there is any truth to this is not known. BOOT E SHOT 1 REVENGE OAS BEEN SWEET" SAKS MISS DOT BRILEE "Brewer Has Lost His Job," She Exults; "I Sleep m Peace." Her Fight Has Only Begun. Muskogee, Okla., Dec. 14. "Oh, I have had my reveuge. And it has been sweet Indeed. Yes, I have had my re venge a thousand times over. When I sleep now I dream wonderful and pleasant dreams and awake with a light heart. During the first stages of this trouble I lost ten pounds, but now I have gained more than twenty. My revenge is sweet and it is com plete but my light has only half be gun." Throwing back her head to laugh at her light heartedness yet, with her eyes flashing fire, Miss "Dot" Brylee, deposed teacher of music at the Con nors State Agricultural school at War ner, tho young woman who began the famous Bryloe-Brewer-Talbot sensa tion, yesterday told of the fight she is making to clear her name and to ran to earth the man whom she says she hates and despises, 0. A. Brewer, a member o fthe state board of agricul- reputation. ,r bega1 my Jlght for revenge," she that she made her affidavit, the one that causod tlie trouble, because she !.u,u 4w nMWn Eh.,i,i nt deration," she said, "but we have seen U) tbat My tamjiy personally know President-elect Wilson and we have written to him about, Brewer. He may as well give up any hope be may carry- Uiat he get tho appointment for ho has not ono cijance ja a thousand." Miss Brylee gave many new details, of experiences she alleges she had with O. A. Brewer and Guy Talbot the "mysterious Judge Sherwood." For four years Brewer had sought her, urging her to accept a position In the state schools, she declared, and she finally accepted. Then the break came between them, and she was ordered to Tishomingo, then discharged, she said, and her dismissal was then counter manded and she was ordered to go to Warner. There she taught until re cently discharged. Miss Bryleo brought with her two petitions, each with a story back of it. One petition was signed by eigh teen pupils, who declared they had signed a previous one, opposing Miss Brylee, under misrepresentation. Ac cording to Miss Brylee the petition opposing her was written by a mem ber of the faculty and only a portion of it was read to the pupils. , The reso lution signed by eighteen' students, In tended to correct the first Is as fol lows : We, the undersigned students of the , Connors State School of Agriculture, of Warner, wish to correct the erron eous impression given by our resolu tion printed In the Phoenix of the 5th inst. We o:ily meant to correct the state ment which appeared in the Times Democrat of the 3rd inst., which stated that the student body was in riot and turmoil and not create the im pression that we do not respect Miss Brylee, for we hold Miss Brylee in the highest esteem and regard her as ..... ione ol our best leaeners. ! Vh ask that this statement be giv- jen space in your paper in order that people will know we only intended to correct the statement about rioting and turmoil. (Signed): John Bossier, Margaret Russell, Carrie Dryden, Myrtle Nuck olls, Frank Van Allen, Dennis House, John Addy, Ora Scott, Henry Thomp son, Hazel Beckett, Mattie Dodson, Lee Nuckolls, Willie House, Rachael E. Fields, Clarence Pope, Lee Wray, Ada Fields, A. F. Stigall. Miss Bryleo also brought with her a petition signed by students and citi zens of Warner to G. T. Bryan, pres ident of the state board of agriculture asking that Miss Brylee be reinstated. The resolution is as fol'ows: Hon. G. T. Bryan, President. State Board of Agriculture Oklahoma City. We, the undersigned patrons aud students of the Connors State School of Agriculture resiveetfully urge that you reinstate Miss "Dot" Brylee as teacher of music (common school and piano music) in the school unti lthe new board of regents assumes its du ties. Miss Brylee has proven herself an efficient teacher and is very much in terested in her work and we think it will be for tbe advancement of the students and the welfare- of the school for her to be reinstated.