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Mitchell Evening Republican (Newspaper) - July 5, 1921, Mitchell, South Dakota
Hot tit j. Nill Republican City edition vol xxxv Imitchell s. Tuesday july 5, 1921 number 210il s. Warships Speed to Mexico downpour All night Breaks drouth period a Hajji a a i rain u Joyful feature climaxing fourth of july Celebration somebody nearly always gets Hurt doing that too Over Inch Falls Here to p _ ii cavy precipitation is Ofner Al Over state several in Aberdeen storm a a fourth of july activities in practically every part of South Dakota were forced to give Way last night to the first general soaking rain in nearly a month. According to the government rain Guage 1.19 inches of rain fell Iii i Mitchell from 7 p. In. Yesterday until 7 a. In. This morning. Stations a Long the West Iowa and Dakota division of the Chicago Milwaukee and St i Faul Railroad from Marion Junction j to rapid City reported heavy Rains during the night and Early this morn ing. Railroad reports also showed that the downpour covered the state from1 the North to the Southern Boundary East of Marion Junction to Inwood la., Only Light showers fell and at Inwood the precipitation was .31 Inch. Indications of the possibility of j More rain in the Eastern part of the state Are Given in today a weather report a generally fair tonight and wednesday except possibly showers and cooler extreme cast portion Cool weather with the Sun shining brightly made monday an Ideal Day for fourth of july celebrations. Hundreds of Mitchell people left their Homes Early in the a morning. On picnics or fishing trios. Many go to Parks people from All Over the territory flocked to Ruskin Park for the race3 and Orber Day a while nearly As Many attended the elks picnic at Goschey spark. Other enticed by the promising weather motored to lakes some distance from Mitchell to spend the Day fishing. The storm did not break without warning. The Clouds began to gather about 6 of clock and the steady All night downpour began shortly after 7 of clock. Because of the narrowness of the Slippery Muddy Road few of the cars returning from Goschey spark were reports Able to make the trip in less than two hours. From time to time cars Slid off the Road and the procession was held \ up until they could regain the Road f i Standard Oil Safe is blown by Seggman experts do a lot of fancy cracking for few pieces of Silver cruise and gunboat will protect Yankee interests in Tampico Illy pre wire Washington d. �?T., july 5.�?the Cruiser Cleveland find Iii gunboat Sacramento have been ordered to Tampico mux., to protect american interests in the event that they Are jeopardized been use of labor troubles growing out of the unemployment situation it was said today at the Navy get Only 45 dollars department. _ j the Sacramento should reach Tarn rain covers Trail of thieves Pico today from Galveston. The in it in Milt Erin e used to c rack door Cleveland was ordered from Cristobal a anal zone and probably will not reach Tampico before thursday. I Safe blowers evidently skilled in the both vessels Are assigned to the amuse of Nitro Glycerine blew open the Erica Waters. Rear Admiral la. F. Safe at the Standard Oil company office in Mitchell inst night and secured about $45 in Silver. No Trace has been found of the eggs. The Force of the explosion which opened the Safe shattered three windows in the office broke a Large wooden Box standing near the Safe and scattered its contents Over the floor and threw the tumblers from the lock across the room. They were thrown with such for a that they broke one rung of a chair. A Hole was drilled through the door of the Safe to put in the Nitro was bored Ivya a commanding. Oil is cause it was explained at the Navy i department that unemployment had been constantly increasing in and around Tampico because of depression in the Oil Industry there due to the new tax system and that riots and increasing labor troubles bad resulted in a decision to Send the two warships to the mexican port to protect american interests. It was said however that the vessels would take no action unless a More serious situation arose. Reports from Tampico yesterday 8 killed and 36 Hurt As big Oil tank explodes two million Dollar damage done at Whiting ind., Plant five Burn to death Shower of flame and falling Buick caches victims mov in narrow escape Glycerine. A similar Hole that several ships of Tho Atlantic Fleet through the top of the Safe just in Huju arrive 1 , declared at the a Side the inner door. The lock of by department to be premature the Safe was completely blown out and thrown several feet away. It 0 was Bent almost through the Center. Pried door open the thieves gained Entrance to the building by prying open the lock on the door. The office and warehouse of the Standard Oil company Are located nine blocks East of main Street in the Milwaukee railway Yards. There Are few houses near the office and 11he thieves could be practically cer-1 stain of being Safe from interruption in their work. Mrs. Henry Kobes. Living Ner the office raid this morning that she a seen two men approaching the office of the company about la of clock monday evening but she went to be heat topples woman into the Niagara Illy Asmo elated it my Kenned wire Chicago iu., july Hight men Are dead today thirty six others Are injured ten so seriously that they May die and property damage is unofficially estimated at $2,000,000 As the result of yesterdays explosion in the Standard Oil company a refining Plant at Whiting id. Two huge steel stills burst the Brick Walls enclosing them rumbled and a Sheet of burning Oil and a spread for a radius of 200 Yards trapping the night Force. Five men were burned to death three died lat or in Chicago hospitals and the condition of ten others is serious. Most of those injured were eau in the Shower of flames or struck by the falling Brick and steel Walls of the stills. Excessive pressure or a tiny Lead of Gas were the two probable causes of the explosion advanced by those familiar with the operation of the stills which Are tilled with crude Oil under pressure in the manufacture of gasoline. Had the explosion occurred half an hour later the Day Force of in men Woald have been at work. O a not 11 or overcome by excitement Valls in too but to a ii a e Ved. Wheat Rye Harvest is begun in s. Of Catt tag comes for o m three greatly separated parts of state marooned picnickers sleep in Park dance Hall while rain turns roads to mire Bort. I and Florin Noth ing further of it. The Heay rain which fell All night made a Good Protection for the thieves As the night was unusually dark and All tracks were obliterated. So far As is known no one heard the explosion when the Safe was opened. Of a mediated l Rew treated wire a tag 7rr/, to. Only 5.-one woman was overcome with heat today and tumbled into the Niagara River a Short distance above the american Falls and another fainting from exp i lenient followed her. Both were i est lied. The first woman mrs. Joseph negro killed in courtroom Sher Iff fires fatal shot Wilex acts div Man attacks Illy a Hoet a Ted press beaded wire Vicksburg miss. July Deal negro under indictment for killing a preacher was shot to death girls Wear bathing Sitts Over Organ die to keep warm in night at elks Park the Road leading Back t Sioux Falls. S. D., july 5.�?Good stalled for hours a Progress is being made in the work of several cars were stalled beside harvesting Winter wheat and Winter the Road for More than four hours Rye in the Southern Section of South according to reports received this Dakota and in other districts where morning. Still More were abandoned the excessively Bot weather of june at the Park after an unsuccessful at pushed this Grain to maturity tempt to begin the drive Home. J Farmers who Are engaged in har a few attempts were made in Dif vesting these two grains report tha i Ferent parts of the City to carry our Winter Rye especially is very Good and 1 the anticipated fire works display promised a Large yield while the win sky rockets and roman candles made ter wheat also is a Good crop. Much half hearted efforts to Battle the of the Winter Rye and Winter wheat rain but sputtered and went out in already is in the Shook mid air. T harvesting of Spring wheat and rain is reported As being very Oats has commenced in some Loo Ali heavy As far North As Aberdeen. It ties. All Small Grain promises to started at about two of clock last yield Well the hot dry weather up to night at Aberdeen and was a soaker a few Days ago having generally in All the territory Between there and been favourable for it. Mitchell. Harley Cut at Kennebec much rain last Kennebec s. D., Lily 5. Trainmen arriving on the Omaha Topsor an 1 a a dutch a Peyton Daylight this morning found from 20 to 30 automobiles foundered in the mud Between Mitchell and Goschey a Park the scene of the elks monday. Stuck in Mitchell. Sandwiches and other food still on hand in the Concession Booths were being sold about Midnight to the hungry crowd still in the Park. Fet d 2,500 Raines of this City was seated in the if anyone did hear it no importance state reservation on a ledge near the in the it ourt room Here last night by Attar Ted to it As it was probably Waters Edge with a woman Complin-1 sheriff b. La. So Anjou when Deal thought to be one of the explosions icon persons resting near the Goat wrest a revolver from the be one of the of fireworks which accompanied the Celebration of the fourth of july. Discovery made by employees Island Bridge saw mrs. Raines and then the other woman slip into the River and sounded the alarm. Discovery of the robbery was made several men responded and fished this morning when employees of the Haines companion out of the Standard Oil company came to work. Water before going after her. Mean All the checks and records kept in vhil3 mrs. Raines had been carried wer the company Safe were scattered Over fifteen feet from Shore and was be and some of them were ing borne along toward the Falls we Hen Twenty five Hundred people picnic fed at the dinner served by the elks the floor jilt f. Of clock As a part of their annual somewhat scorched by the explosion. J a. Man who later refused to give his it is estimated that Over a Hundred j picnic. By far the majority of them i Tho Standard Oil office was broken in vue. Seized a rope and waded out cars were stuck in the mud on i Road Between the Pavilion and returned to their Homes before the into on february 22 but the thieves after her. Sheriff b. Goat tri cd to wrest a revolver hands of a Deputy. Court was in session anti the judge had postponed decision on the Date of Deal s trial when the negro arose and snatched Deputy sheriff Martin i Obeler a gun from a table. I Eibeler grappled with him and sheriff Shannon seeing that lives of those nearby were Iii danger tired three shots into the negroes Back the third killing him. Heavy rain started about 7 p. In. A line of people two and three did not secure any Money. Entrance to the building was effected that Edward Hager of Wrightsville n. J. Had obtained the rope from his auth the top of the Hill West of the Park during the night the heavy Rains making a abreast stretched More than a Block time by breaking open a window. A to Nobile. The unidentified hero tak the Road almost impassable. Several Back from the serving tables at the Man living near saw the thieves a a end ran along the Shore pass parties of a twists who attended the dinner hour. Under the direction of breaking into the office and notified a Lna the ionian Iris s1 a a was Eug tar today a baseball this morning reported Over an Inch of rain Between Mitchell and Sioux Falls. East of Sioux Falls to Worthington. Minn., there were Only Light showers. Rest Are among the first Kennebec Farmers to begin to Harvest their Barley. Or. Roeser reports that ii has a Good crop. Or. Peytona a crop was injured by the dry weather he said. A party of Mitchell girls who to nevertheless he expects a yield stored to Lake Madison to spend the not less than 25 bushels per acre. Fourth were forced to leave their two Weeka nr0f or it Peyton said cars at Fulton and return on the prospects at that time were that his Omaha. Crop would be at least 50 bushels per acre. Heavy Rains save Corn in j Gettysburg Rye flitting Nebraska and so. Dakota Gettysburg s. A. July 5.�?ed and Carl Cronin have the record for Early harvesting this year. They Norfolk. Neb., july 6.�?a two Day rain sunday and monday which extended to practically All portions of Sarto cutting thursday on a forty Northern Nebraska and Southern Arr of a it a a South Dakota was hailed today a having a saved the Corn the ground in nearly All parts of a his territory is thoroughly soaked. Since sunday morning 2.81 inches of a rain has fallen Here. It is not believed that Corn has been seriously damaged by the Long. Hot. Dry spell. Several by it. Mith damage at Aberdeen Aberdeen. S. A. July 5.�?Aberdeen was the Center saturday night of one of the worst storms this Section of South Dakota has Ever experienced. The storm starting along the Missouri the seed was an Early variety obtained from the state College at Brookings. The men expect a yield of from 15 to 20 bushels from this Field. To family poisoned Wilmot. S. D., july 6.�?the family of Steven Adams at Jefferson was the victim of Tomaine poisoning last week and some of the members nearly died. Dance at the Park Pavilion remained there until morning rather than attempt the dangerous trip Back to Mitchell Over the Slippery River Road. Some of the people whose cars ran into the ditch on the Way Back to Mitchell were Able to get Back to town in taxis or with friends but others remained in their cars All night. Some of the automobiles were dangerously near the River Bank near the Bridge but no serious accidents occurred. Pavilion Iii darkness dancing stopped at the Pavilion at Midnight but Many of the \ Sirnio Kors remained tiler for hours afterwards people who left the Park at 2 30 this morning reported that the lights went out at 2 o clock leaving the Pavilion in darkness. Mothers with Small children made in provided Beds for them on tile floor of the dance Hall bringing in the cushions from their cars and using All the Robes and wraps Ava a get girls who wore Light Organ die Dresser to the panic and did not bring any Coats wrapped their bathing suits around their shoulders to keep warm. Exaggerated reports of trouble on the Road bark to Mitchell caused much anxiety among the crowd at the Pavilion. Rumours were circulated that a car had gone into the River and that two girls were dangerously injured in another Accident near the River Bridge. George m. Kennedy and de Bricker the police Blit the robbers made their the monster crowd waa served in getaway before the authorities Arless than an hour and a half. Rived. In the Hall game of Hie afternoon the Rota Ria is Defeated the elks 5 to 3. Carl Hoffman and t. J. Long formed the elks Battery with Smith on the Mound and fort catching for the rotarians. To Cooper run Down by Auto Mitchell Man badly Hurt when Strick Down in Road Neah songs farm today a game is called off mud drays both clubs Down Stream. Then he moved a cur directly from Shore with the j other end of the rope held by George i Healy of this City. Then he seized the woman when she reached him and Tow id her to 3hore. The game Between the Mitchell and Watertown teams scheduled to be played in Mitchell this afternoon was called off when the two teams failed to make connections at Wolsey and did not reach Mitchell this morning. The teams played at Watertown $300,000 is jacks share of receipts a m Eric a n Lead v e first game Washington. 023 too 500�?7 at Boston too too oooo it Mogridge Schach. Shaw am Rity Pennock Myers. Karr and 7 Philadelphia 400 too ooi�?5 at new York too 201 40�?7 Hasty nay or and Perkins and Behan. U 12 la. Illy a of Eluted l a wire new York City july a Dempsey today is enjoying his title j with the abandon of a school boy on j vacation. Manager Jack Kearns was Busy to 31 by associated pre leased wire new York City july 5.�?babe Ruth a River near Pierre swept at Katherine clouded his thirty first Home run of Speed Northeast until at 8 45 o clock the Quot season Toda it continued on Page six in the sixth inning of the Yankees game with Philadelphia. There was no one on base. 5 hours 4 Miles Many of the people who started from the Park Between 9 and to o clock in the evening spent three or four hours making the four mile trip Back to Mitchell As their Progress was continually impeded by ears in front of them. Some of the car Drivers went about ten Miles out of their Way North of Mitchell and came in on the North main Street Road rather than attempt to pass the Large number of cars of. I a. S. Cooper age 74, a Veteran the civil War and a prominent Mem Ber of the local g. A. It., was run Over by a High Power motor car and seriously injured while walking along the country Road near his songs farm in Hanson comity at to of clock yesterday morning. He was brought to a Mitchell Hospital where it was found that his Clavicle was dislocated and his body badly bruised. His physician reported today that he is doing As Well As can Day settling up business affairs and yesterday and drove from Huron to taking rare of Dempsey a share of Wolsey in cars. Bad roads and car j $1,623,380 that proved to be the trouble delayed them along tile Road Jota a receipts of saturdays bout. And they were unable to Eracli u of i Ryphe champions share was three hulls / in time to catch the train. Thousand dollars. One game will be played Here tomorrow evening beginning at 4 05. O Chicago. U at Cleveland .313 to Mulrennan. Davenport arid Yar Yan Sotheron and nun amp maker. Despondent Mother kills baby in bed of second game Washington at Boston. Johnson and Ruel. Detroit. At St. Louis. Ehmke and Basale Severeid. 4 weather report i by associated pre leased wire Spokane wash., july 5. Despon be expected considering his advanced Dent according to her statement to age the police Over failing health mrs. Or. Cooper is said to be somewhat j Irene Weber today shot and killed deaf and did not hear the big car her two year old daughter As she Lay approaching. Stepping directly in sleeping in bed. She then called her front of the car he was thrown to husband from his work and went to the ground and the car passed Over rho polio station with a Friend of his body. Uhe family. Or. Cooper who lives at 704 South she told the officers that she had Edmunds Street had gone to the Home intended to kill herself also a but just of his son in Hanson county sunday do she Hod written a morning for a Short visit. Note to her husband in which she and it was while returning alone from Vised him to a a done to bother Over us an Early morning walk that or. Coop Joe but go on being Happy. The webers were married three the Driver was not years ago. The wife is held on a of 11 dec ast South Dakota generally fair to night and wednesday except possibly showers and Coiler extreme East por a tons tonight. Lineal tem Peru titres by the republicans recording thermometer monday 3 p. In. 85 6 p. In. 80 9 p. In. 69 12 p. In. 6p oo1 109 2to too 010 090-Plemieh Myers an i o la. Lift it too it Primero an National league Boston. Too 300 ioo�?5 la a at Philadelphia too 91104x�?6 d Watson. Mcquillan and of Neil Causey Baumgartner Hubbell and Bruggy. Or was injured. The name of Learned. Charge of murder. Tuesday 3 a. In. 65 6 a. In. 70 9 a. In. 78 12 in. 88 3 p. In. 88 today 89 today c4 by the official government thermometer from Noony esterday to noon today maximum 86 minimum 65 temperature of noon today 80. Maximum 2 30 p. In. Minimum 4 30 a. In. St Louis too too lit�?9 13 i at Pittsburgh Ooi too ofo�?2 to 2 Walker and Clemons Lehow Norse. Quot inn and Schmid. Cincinnati. 0u0 200 ooo-�?2 at Chicago 020 010 00x3 Rixey and Wingo Hargrav f to it s and Killifer. A it j Harding a return Washington i. A. July 5.�?the president and mrs. Harding returned to Washington at i 20 porn. Today from their week end at Raritan n. J. They motored immediately to tile White House
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