Sapulpa Daily Herald from Sapulpa, Oklahoma on April 14, 2010 · 6
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Sapulpa Daily Herald from Sapulpa, Oklahoma · 6

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April 14, JM6, The Sapulpa Daily Herald Farm Nature jwirtMfeVMfiff Black Sunday Remembered FALL IN FOR SAVIN08 UP TO X MONTH FREE gg 1,2,3 Bedrooms Ok ' F' Washer Dryer Garage Available e u TA LUXURY APART MENTS 227-W20 9260 Freedom Road Sapulpa, OK www pinehurstapts com By Gary McManus Associate state chmatcxooist NOW OPEN LUNCH SPECIALS 3 99 TftpR 1718 8 Main 227-2225 25 OFF Minimum 20 Order Expires 4 21 10 Family Owned For Over 60 Years Full Service Dry Cleaning and Shirt Laundry sonoo CUMAS 12281 N Caspar Just South o 121st A Hwy 75 East of Walmart 299-9897 RIBBONS OF HOPE Flea market and Show May 8, 2010 9 00 a m to 5 00 p m Bristow Elks Lodge Hwy 66, Bristow Inside Booth Rental Before April 15 - 15 After April 15 - 20 Outside Space - 10 Vendor Deadline April 30, 2010 For Moro Information Contact Rima Ingorsoll 918-367-3947 James McFoo ft -629-3363 That Sunday 73 years ago in Ihc Oklahoma Panhandle began magnificently with bright sunshine, calm winds and plenty of spring warmth Area residents, so burdened by incessant dust that month, enjoyed the reprieve hy flocking outdoors Picnics, car rides and odd jobs around the farm were tackled with a renewed vigor The region had suffered a significant dust storm just four days previous on the lOth It was as if the Oust Gods u term used hy locals during that period to embody the evil force behind their plight, had averted their gaze from the beleaguered populace The respite would prove to be short-lived, however, and the calm was soon replaced with the violence of the worst duster of the Dust Bowl drought The date was April I4 I935 and will be forever remembered as Black Sunday Unlike the sand blows that occurred with the sirocco-like winds from the southwest, the Black Sunday event was one of the less frequent hut more dramatic storms tiome south on polar air originating in Canada Rising some 8 000 feet into the air these churning walls of dirt generated massive amounts of static electricity, complete with their own thunder and lightning Reports of the storm indicate that the cold air from the Norther struck first, with the wall ot dust following soon thereafter Temperatures plunged 40 degrees along the storm Iront before the dust hit Ralph H Guy National Weather Service coop erative observer in Kenton Oklahoma, noted about the storm Severe dust storm hit at 4 20 p m turning afternoon brightness immediately into midnight durkness anil absolutely zero visibility It was totally dark anil impossible to see without searchlight, for at least 15 minutes the storm came from the north and northeast and traveled at a very great speed Many area residents were caught unaware hy this unique storm, remem- dust howl o the continent if it rains, bered hy locals at the time as one of only Some survivors claim the term dust three in living memory that appeared to howl hud been used by locals prior to roll as it approached Those caught out Geiger s reports, an amalgam of the dust in the open were forced to crawl on hands they were suffering and a soup bowl, and knees in search of shelter in the which was a familiar item due to the prevalence of Depression-era soup WI VI MOVID Barbie s Bakery 1032 E Taft Sapulpa behind QT 224-9682 New Hours Tuesday Saturday 10-6 3 if HI Ml l Ml I rt A New Collection Of Design Ami Color Tlint Came From The Henri Buy One Piece At Regular Price Get 2nd Piece 30 Off Offer Expires April 24th, 2010 Little Bit of Country 124 E Dewey 224-6169 Wind-blown sand partially covers an outhouse in this photograph taken by Arthur Rothstein in April 1936 impenetrable darkness, literally unable to see their hands in Iron of their laces Cars stalled and stopped in the choking dust, anil many thought the end of the world had come Associated Press reporter Robert Geiger and photographer Hurry l isenhund were caught f miles north ol Boise City Oklahoma I hc dust cloud enveloped their car as they raced at 41 miles an hour in an attempt to outrun it The trip the rest ol the way into Boise City look over twn hours as they drove with the door open so they could see the edge of the highway A newspaper report by Geiger the following day would give the era its name, a term eventually used as a measuring stick for the severity ol every drought thereafter In that report, Oeiger wrote Three little words achingly familiar on a west ern farmer s tongue rule life today in the kitchen lines Nevertheless, the pop ulari cd term soon spread both nationally and internationally Black Sunday storm seemed to mark the peak of the dust storms across the region, although the dust would not stop with that most violent of storms Several stations in the Oklahoma panhandle reported mod crate to heavy dust on 20 days during the month, and light dust on other days Other areas of Oklahoma were not immune to the dust The Oklahoma City Airport station noted dust on 18 days during the month Black Sunday marked the turning point in the Federal Government s recognition of the soil erosion occurring in the Dust Bowl region, label ing it a national menace Hugh Bennett, considered the lather of the soil conservation movement, had long tried to draw attention to the farmer s plight Up to that point, he had been largely ignored, and the Dust Bowl was seen in the nation s capitol as ust another facet of the depression Already scheduled to deliver an address to Congress concerning the mat ter he heard tales of the massive Black Sunday storm, spreading its dust towards the east He stalled his report until the dust settled over Washington DC Upon its arrisul many of the Congressmen were horrified at the fine, powdery sand choking their throuls and scratching their eyes Using the moment to lull effect Bennett proclaimed This, gentlemen, is what I ve been talking about On April 27th 1 15 the Soil Conservation Service SCSI was created, amt placed under the control ol Bennett lo read more on the Dust Bowl, please see the Oklahoma Climatological Survey s Summer 2004 edition ol its seasonal 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