Mail Tribune 100: January 5, 1914
January 5, 1914
An eight-horse team belonging to Tom Howard ran away on South Oakdale this morning, halting down when all but one had fallen down. One horse had its ankle broken. It was set and put in splints and walked afterwards without limping, according to Chief of Police Hittson.
Friskiness after the Sunday rest was given as the cause of the dash. It looked as if the front of the Oakdale store would be torn out.
The Japanese association held their annual meeting in the Manhattan Cafe Sunday afternoon and elected officers for the year. M. Maru, the University club steward, was named president, and Ott Satui named secretary-treasurer. Julius Satui, the well-known laundry wagon driver and retiring president, delivered an hour's address on the progress of the Japanese the last year. A banquet of Japanese dishes was served afterwards. About 30 were present.
"Dee" Russell, well-known rancher, while extracting foxtail from the mouth of a horse last week had his hand badly bitten when the animal clamped down its jaws. A slight touch of blood poisoning and a sore hand are the results.