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Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - May 30, 1937, Miami, Oklahoma Associated Pttm Leased Witt XXXIv NO PablliMd Ewy Ettnmr Except Mtatdiir ind Safin MUml NtwiRttatJ PnMlahljt MAY M tgtf A Stiwt Pint PRICE FIVE FLOOD AMAZES STATE CORNER OF DUST BOWL1 North Canadian Overflows At Beset Week Ago oy Silt DELUGE AT AMARILLO Downstream Communities Warned as South Canadian Also Goes on Spree May Flood a Tare spectacle in the nations dust raged to one week a pan handle windstorm whipped dust out of dry creek North Canadian ris ing suddenly after a series of down poursin New swept east ward into the overflow ing its banks at Swollen panhandle tributaries filled by several successive rain added their contents to the river and the federal weather bur eau warned Oklahoma communities to the south to be prepared for flood within 48 At the North Canadian stood three feet oyer Highway At in Woodward motorists were routed around a flooded section of State Highway The South Canadian was rising to flood proportions in West Tex as aftera downpour which measur ed inches at The crest of the stream was expected to reach Union tomor row More Rains in Bowl oh the South Canadian In Elaine received a flood warning from the federal weather The North Canadian crest at Beaver started to recede early in the but another rise threatened when additional rains poured over the Dust Bowl sec tions of three reported inches of rain and Santa Fe was drenched by of an inch in a brief Threequarters of an inch fell at Boise in drouthstricken Cim arron and sent Beaver creek splashing across the pan handle with more water for the North Canadian Beaver had and Gsymon Inches at Dalhart in the heart of the flying soil had inches of The South Canadian at Union City was a slender ribbon today by Harry federal weath er warned of flood dang er When those northwestern trib utaries get he there is I flood Three and onehalf inches of fell at in the southwest corner of the during flooding 60 percent of the cotton land in Harmon Cotton Is Damaged Farmers said young cotton was damaged severely by the downpour and wheat was damaged All creeks in the section were overflowing their banks tonight and many roads were The which started at 8 has ceased at nightfall but hevy clouds hung Alvaand in the north west reported two inches of rain during the Caprbn receiv ed 4fe George Woods county said the rain will add great ly in filling out the wheat heads and virtually assures Memorial Rites at 10 Here Today Memorial day services in tribute to the war dead will be observed in cemetery at 10 superinten dent of local will deliver the Members of the American Le gion and Veterans of Foreign Wars are joining together in the Gold Star Mothers will assemble in a group to hear the which also will feature decoration of the soldier graves and placing of memorial Veterans are being asked to to gather at Legion hall at 9 Both sponsoring organizations have issued invitations to the pub lic to attend the memorial Business houses generally will remain open as usual here Mon while some institutions will serve Memorial day by The both banks and jnost courthouse offices will be AN EDITORIAL THE SfOCKYABDS In recent years much has been said and a great vdl urtie bf material has beeh written about Miamis past and J Every man or must be conversant with the that rid no city or community can for long grow and prosper from an income of a single indus and especially from an industry dependent solely on a natural be it oil or lead and supply of these natural resources is exhaust unless other industrial mediums take their employment commerce and trade dwindles property values go lower and residence and busi ness properties decay and rot There is nothing more tragic than the decayed re maihs of a once thriving prosperous urban with rotting broken head high emblematic of an air but abandoned once thriving community No citizen can take issue with the that in the has developed and and owes her to the lead and zinc mining Likewise no be he property employer or can fail to realize that as these natural resources are or before major source of income is a diversified industrial re placement program must be otherwise this city is destined to become not unlike hundreds of other communities that banked their all on a single natural It has been said on reliable this south west area is the source of a great stock and cattle pro ducing At this Miami has no market with which to handle this great volume of business running into hundreds of thousands of dollars Recently ways and means were provided with which to remedy this situation through the erection of a stock A new an industry allied to an industry that would do as much or more to insure a future stability to this city and than any other single industry that might be As a the same individual reaction on the part of a few sincere and honest as their intentions may citizens unduly alarmed is the same re action that has caused many a city and community to decay and pass away while neighboring communities have grown and The history of towns and cities that no industry of any kind or description was ever proposed or located with the 100 percent approval of all citizens or residents in the History tells us that cities arid towns that have turned down industries due to noise or other towns and residents of which have placed Unreasonable barricades against a natural progressive these are the abandoned and dead com munities of Miami is at the cross sarie person but who realizes that natural resources of the mines are rapidly being depleted with no human replacement with little or no action for a diversified industrial This project is vital to the very existence of this citys I TYPHOID FATAL TO RICHEST INDIAN Al Horton Accuses State Officials of Greed in Conduct OKLAHOMA May former vice chairman of the State Board of charged today state of ficials were practicing political expediency at the expense of hu man It was his first public blast at the Marland ad ministration since his resignation from tlje board May HortoH said he would charge the administration with greed and political in a Mem orial day address at McAlester to 1 will refer to the patronage and greed which prevail even in the administration of he Horton said he also would attack the highway note issue passed by the Sixteenth Legisla It is just one example of what greed and political patronage will he First they deny the people a vote on the road but that isnt the Anyone who knows the setup at the capi tol knows that much of that money will go for patronage instead of for Horton submitted his resigna tion from the affairs board in a letter criticising what he termed the demoralizing influence of patronage on state administra WHO UNDERWENT 56 DIES OKLAHOMA May 7yearold Oklahoma City who re ceived 56 blood transfusions in the past 10 died in a hospital here Floodd Waters Flow Into May waters of the Hondo raced througn Roswell three to five feet deep today as heavy rains recurred with added intensity across northern New All the town except the high areas where New Mexico Military institute and Marys hospital are located was Police ordered automobiles off the streets and instructed residents to save drinking water as the flood enter ed the pumping Quick relief was pormised the town of as reportes from upstream said the river was drop ping LIVE WIRE1 KILLS 3 May neral services were held here to day for Jennie Ruth who was killed yesterday when she price Poor Creek Millionaire Dies in Mus kogee at Age of 35 CONTRASFtOBARNETT Fullblood Millionaire Was Quietly Ex cept for 20 Bathrooms May Known as worlds richest In dian since the death of Jackson Enus 35yearold died this afternoon of typhoid fever at a hospital Wilson was brought here 10 days ago from his home at Bald near but was believed recovering he suf fered a relapse Friday He contracted the disease while on a fishing trip early this Unlike the colorful who died three years ago today in Los Wilson was quiet and He disliked pub licity and his wealth never brought him The millionaire Indian lived at his about eight miles northeast of with his white wife and two and his boyhood guard Ed Okmulgee were at his bedside as he Riches Piled Up in 1912 From his 160acre allotment in Creek Wilsons fortune from oil and gas began piling in His estate consists of in cash and bonds in addition to his At the of his birth in was 160 of land the Indian When he was 10 years his leased the land to two oil Within the next few years 15 producing oil gas weredrilled on the land and Wilsons royalties mounted until he was a millionaire Wilsons hobbies were amateur hunting and As a youth he attended the Kem per Military Officials of the Five Civilized Tribes Indian agency here said Wil wasunlike other rich Indians in that he was very He new car only once everytw6 and was known as a good busiriess Had r20 Bathrooms Quiet in dress and Wil son had one He lik ed lots of bathrooms and had 20 of them in his wellfurnished Following ISarnetts Wil son succeeded to the title of worlds richest When besieged his home near the shy and bewildered Indian begged them to leave us We dont like he Were If you publish all these kidnapers will come and take away our We can never be free An Orphan at 5 An orphan at the age of 5 Wilson was adopted by Ed prominent Okmulgee banker and Haft was his guardian untilhe reached the age of and they have been close friends Wilsonsdeath is a great loss to the Five Civilized said Roley Canard of superintendent of the Civilized Tribes agency said Wilsons death is a real He was one of our exemplary Landman He was the personification of all that is good in the Indian Funeral arrangements had not been made late RareCeremonial Stones Found in Delaware County Are of New Puzzle for Study by Archaeologists All FO PLANES DROP JO TO MEN I PICKETED Republic Steel Also Sends Supplies by til Circumvent Striken LOSSES Wages and Profits Totaling a Week ed by Labor Feud touched a live wire beneath her home n Death Takes SrM LongTime County Widely Known as Collector of Firearms 69 years longtime resident of Ottawa coun died at Saturday at his 421 H street He had been in ill health for a For many years Sailing was engaged He collected old firearms for 4 hobby and his collection is regarded as one of the finest of its kind In the Surviving him are his Ida two of and Harry of the navy one Waughtal of three Meek Sailing of Guy Sailing of and Ross Sailing of South Green and one Delia McMillan Brief funeral rites will be con ducted at 10 today at the Cooper Funeral The Cecil Berry Ser vices will be held at in a Burial will be in the Pennsboro Pallbearers will be June Albert Frank Bert Jim Fribley and Henry Depicted above are specimens from the collection of artifacts stones which Miami business has assembled in the last few was origniated the collectors origm as yet has not been defi nitely Sixteen Years After Discovery by Indian Aimlessly Treading Council Hollow Dis Secrecy Is Slowly Being Lifted From BeautifullyFashioned Of Which Miamian Has Large In a lovely section of Delaware once denselyforested but now broken by sloping farm stroke of luck 16 years ago cere stroke of dluck ago cere monial artifacts ob ject today of a quiet search by state Perhaps the work of these stones were the founder for secret tribal Mack tribesman liv ing in the Council Hollow district in Delaware discovered the rare in he walked ly through1 a section inthe spring then a few collectors havesprung widely but still the origin and the historical facts behind these stones are Secrecy Around Discovery A veil of secrecy beenwov en around the Only few people of this section know of fashioned into beautiful designs by skillful The pieces are all of and except for some similarities at either none closely resembles the com monplace the work of many To the writers only four persons have collections and all their specimens came from who has specialized in sales of rocks for more than a Miami business man and Robertson of Baxter Route have large Five hundred many of them just as picturesque and as symmetrical in design as those photographed in Designs Are Pudzling The stones vary in ranging from the most part from two to eight inches in Some are no wider than an ordinary while others are much especially at the tips of some of the puzzling Escalops on either side of the specimens are so amazingly per fect that they rival the fineness of a pinwheel perfected by a Discovery of the Tussin ger came through Treading on the onceforested the Indian was picking his way through heavy brush with the aid of a wagon endgate He came to a sudden The rod sank deeply into soft Tussinger then slowly dug into the At a depth of three andonehalf feet he found a small about two and onehalf feet in Then he uncovered the wondering what hands could have fashioned such perfect More Than 500 Years Old These rocks could not have been made by Iidians in the last 500 Tussinger said recent They are too far su perior to the arrowhead in work manship and unlike anything I have ever seen in any collection of Now the archaeological society with an engineer and crews of re lief clients is searching more sites in the hopes they will find more unusuall At the present time they are en tering prehistoric mounds on1 the Bliss Rhodes four miles southeast hear the Cayuga Recently a NewsRecord report er went to the excavation where Tussinger made his discov ery The workmen were not at the farm that but their efforts were clearly depicted in carefully excavated perhaps less than ui 30 Silver Nearby are other virtually the same in One of that grouplias been entered it was but the work availed the landdWTi er nothing but the commontypes of Indian Hedid findhow a cache of silver enough to fill a largesized The only so far as Neff that evenrival the were unearthed in Old Mexico several years ago by archaeologists and an article describing the stones was pub lished the National Geographic publication late in The lo cal collector pointed that none of the 22 pieces found in that nation was asperfect in design as those discovered in Delaware Museum Curator Amazed who became interested several years ago in the recently went to where he displayed some of his speci mens to an expert employed by a leading The Miamian said the museums curator was amazed at the perfection of the Unable to explain how they could have been made by human Continued on Page Two OKLAHOMA Local thunder showers and not much ARKANSAS Mostly cloudy Sunday and Monday probably thundershowers in west portion MISSOURI unset thundershpwers and some what cooler northwest portion Sunday Monday thundershowers and KANSAS cooler in east and north portions Monday generally warmer in west WEEKEND TEMPERATURES Temperatures in Miami from 2 Friday until 8 oclock Satur day night 2 6 71 4 8 88 6 87 8 10 2 midnight 76j 4 2 6 88 4 8 82 STATFSFRISON Tentative Plans for En largements arid Improve ments Mapped Out May Marland made an official inspection tour of McAles ter penitentiary today and outlined tentative plans for enlarging the state subprison at used more as educational quar ters for goodtime convicts than as a Marland said govern ment funds sought to match a state prisonappropriation subprison and improve place where now as many as four are a approval f pomthe chief Marland learned from Dunn that 522 inmates of penitentiary sleep in prison The said the situation makes unsound and said a prison hospital should be built andprison to provide more ex ercise for prisoners The governor said a good idea would be to parole to String town a year and there teach Continued on Page Two Bar Urges Landrum Disbarment Action OKLAHOMA May state supreme court re ceived today a recommendation from the state bar board of gover nors for disbarment of Lan pioneer Oklahoma attorney and Craig county treasurer and The report said the recommendation was based on Landrums conviction in on a charge of embezzle ment while serving as Craig coun ty Landrum and Ralph Hutch Tulsa bond were con victed on a joint charge of em bezzling in county Each received a fiveyear sentence and fines equaling the amount of the alleged embezzle Landon was paroled by Gover nor Marland before entering pris on on recommendation of Senators Henry and Jack The criminal court of appeals upheld Hutchmans sentence and denied a Governor Mar land refused him New Hours of Stores Go in Effect Monday Beginning local mer chants will observe new closing hours for the summer Business houses will close at 5 with of of Grocers will shut their doors at The new closing schedule was announced last week by the mer chants division of the Chamber of THE ASSOCIATED were carried to leaguered workers by air ter yesterday to circumvent picket lines thrown up by steel The Republic Steel endeavoring to continue opsrai the widespread ed planes to drop food to striking employes in its Warren and plants and sent provender up the Little Caluniet river by launch to the men in mill in South The other two independent ducers engaged in a contract Cotti the steel workers ganizing Youngs town Sheet Tube and the Inland Steel A survey in wages and profits the dispute amounted to more than a I Charges of Violence leaders charged were attacked at the of the Inland branch in Indiana while Republic spokesmen in South ce go traded charges of intimidaV tion in the aftermath of a strait The United Automobile Workera of America planned another tempt to distribute Ford Motor company Union chiefs wlwi essayed a similar mission Wednesday were kicked and The American Federation bor sought to take the play from the in against the Ford pjanV in promising to put tiie back for an liethe federation nnttee for parent of broad President WilUtm Green of of r ordered labor bodies in New York and Chicago to expel all locals allied with L Green said similar go out to other city and state and organizera would setout to enroll newmem bers they Police Quell Riot Of 5000 in Frisco Gate Bridge Fiesta SAN May police reinforced by additional officers in 12 radio were required to check a riot today in Polk renamedfrom Polk streetfor Golden Gate bridge r Two nien arrested on isf inciting to riot protested thiey were picked out crowd of persons who participated in Wild West One man was treated for stab two youthsfor and another for powder Police said th crowd attempted overturn a radio crowded street Police were in their attempts to calm the by firecrackers which were hurlfd at them throughout the wild and wooly uprising of Roger and Manual were booked foj riot The wounded man was Thottias Charles 39 was burned when a blank cartridge was him from close EclmonU and Le were treated for cuts on the Lee Denton Granted Parole by Governor Lee former Picher received a parole from Marland the Associated Press Denton was tericed to 25 years on a manslaugh ter charge growing out of the Wjlr ing of a Picher man several He was paroled after servlng approximately six years of nja Wild dogs never
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