BY Tulsa World
Jun 2, 1921
1/20/13 at 7:34 AM
Whites at Morningside Hospital
There were six white people at the Morningside hospital: H.D. Gillard, 315 South Norfolk; A.B. Massek, 2534 East Fourth; F.M. Baker, Havlland, Kan., A.S. Perry, 923 North Elwood; MacDonald, Canada, visiting at 1706 East Fifteenth; Mrs. A.A. Gillmore, 225 East King; Mr. Parker was in a most serious condition due to five perforations of the abdomen, and his wife was on the way from their home in Kansas, Mrs. Gillmore, who was shot by sniper at her home Wednesday morning, slightly improved in condition Wednesday afternoon, but was still in a critical situation. MacDonald was in a comatose condition Wednesday afternoon.
At P.& S. Hospital
R.C. Hankson of Jenks, who came to Tulsa Tuesday night upon hearing of the riot in order to participate was shot through the abdomen during the attack on “Little Africa” early Wednesday morning and was rushed to the P. & S. hospital about 7:30 o’clock. The bullet passed through the body and he was shot through both wrists. The greatest danger to his life lies in the gunshot abdominal wounds, hospital attendants said. His brother and only relative, John Hankson of Jenks arrived Wednesday afternoon, having learned of the accident.
The young woman who through nervousness and panic due to the rioting to escape a car going north, ran into an automobile northward bound Wednesday morning at Eighth and Main, was identified during the afternoon as Mrs. C.A. Selby, dentist, 1242 South Boston. She remained unconscious from the time she was brought into the P.& S. Hospital and was still in a comatose condition early Wednesday evening, though tossing restlessly. Though hospital attendants said that it would be impossible to determine the full extent of her injuries until she regained consciousness, her condition was regarded as perilous. External bruises were about the head and one eye. The man into whose car Mrs. Selby ran in her panic was William Wiedenmann, 16 East Eleventh. Mr. Wiedenmann stated that she was standing in the middle of the street and that when a man across the street yelled to her to watch out for an automobile coming from the north, she turned and ran toward the other curbing and into Mr. Wiedenmann’s electric. Wiedenmann’s statement was “She was probably excited because of this rioting so she turned and ran right back into my car which I got to the curbing just as she hit it. I was in an electric and was not driving over five miles an hour as the batteries on my car needed recharging.” Mrs. Selby was taken to the hospital by the occupants of the other car. H.F. Adams and W.F. Imney, as Mr. Wiedenmann’s car was not judged sound.
At Tulsa Hospital
The Tulsa hospital administered treatment to 35 or 40 white men during the progress of the riot from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, the majority of these being people with slight wounds, flesh wounds and burns. Those retained in the hospital for treatment were not in a serious condition Wednesday afternoon. They were: Jess Collins, 522 North Boston; R.N. Sultzer, 528 South Utica; E.F. Vickers, city; H.L. Curry, Illinois Hotel; W.R. Hastings, 1307 East Jefferson; K.G. Logsdon, 208 South Cincinnati; George Switzgood, 416 North Detroit; W.L. Jenkins, 311 North Detroit; V.M. Gamble, 220 West Cameron; Otto Sherick, 112 North Frisco.
To prevent the tetanus or lockjaw sometimes resulting from gunshot or rifle wounds, tetanus anti-toxin was given to all treated at the Tulsa and Oklahoma hospitals and to the patients in the most serious condition at the Morningside hospital. Drug stores reported the sale of large quantities of the tetanus anti-toxin, with the probability that the supply would be practically exhausted.