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    Charles Hatfield aka "the Rainmaker" - photo

    Charles Hatfield aka "the Rainmaker" preparing his concoctions. c. 1915. In 1916, Hatfield offered the city of San Diego to fill Lake Morena with rain for $10,000. Heavy rains soon followed, flooding the rest of the county and killing over 50 people.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Altair View Post
    Charles Hatfield aka "the Rainmaker" preparing his concoctions. c. 1915. In 1916, Hatfield offered the city of San Diego to fill Lake Morena with rain for $10,000. Heavy rains soon followed, flooding the rest of the county and killing over 50 people.




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    I can hear his words of defense now,
    Well it is not an exact science you know. I cant just tell it to rain in one spot and not in another
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
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    I wonder if he believed he was a witch or a scientist?

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    Smokey, quite the character

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altair View Post
    ...flooding the rest of the county and killing over 50 people.
    Well... that some-bitch!

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    I wonder if he believed he was a witch or a scientist?
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