Tuesday, June 21, 1898

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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 21, 1898, Woodland, California VOL. XXXVIII. WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY EVENING-, .JUNIO ‘JI, KdlS. NO, 136 fllTING TO LAND mi J and Navy Officials Preparing to Land Troops. hree Days Necessary to Unload the Big Fleet of Transports-The Last Cable Cut. Port Antonio, Jamaica, June 21.— ((vices received here late last night an* ounce the arrival off Santiago of til© mer ican army of invasion under coin* and of Major-General Vw illarn R. ’hafter yesterday. No attempt was nude during the day, according to lh* epor‘, to land American troops. General Shafter after his arrival had conference with Ad niral Sampson, hey discussed at length the informa-ion obtained by Admiral i-ampson’s scouts as to the rn out available landing places in the vicinity of Santiago and sent further scouting parties along the coast. In the parties were representatives of Hie array, assigned to duty by Genera! Shafter. They inspected the points considered by Admiral Sampson to be most advantageous and ttie commanders of the army an I navy speedily will decide where to land troops. Tri mendouB enthusiasm was awakened among the men with Admiral Sampson’s tleet by the atrial of American troops. They gave cheer after cheer. It is estimated the landing may Ie accomplished in three days. General Shafter will not land his men directly from the transports and march them up in battle lines. Some of the troops have been on hoard the ships for from sight to ten days, and it will require a day or two tor them to “ lose their sea legs.” Then General Shafter, as a prudent commanding officer, will want to brace his men up with some fresh provisions, giving them a chance to freshen up before being taken into battle. Under the circumstances Shatter's 1111*11 will not get into action for several days. It ii possible some Un ismen among the troops uiHV be si k from the effects of the trip. A few hours upon land and plenty of fresh water will bring them around a1! right. It is supposed the troops have reached a point where they can co-operate with the naval forces under Admiral Sampan,and 8‘>ou as the commanding officers jf the two forces h ive an opportunity to meet and confer as to the best method to he employed igamst the Spaniards the attack open Santiago will commence. VV hen the command ie given to a ivanee there will be no halting until the American flag die* triumphantly over the ancient city if Santiago. Will Bombard Manila Soon. London, J un* 21.—The Hongkong correspondent OI Hie Limes, telegraphic Monday, save:    “The    impression is gaining ground here that, encouraged (Tv their successes, the insurgents in the Philippines will bec me intolerant of I mer lean control.    Agonia do’s forces, iOwever, are faithfully keeping the ii edges to Admiral Dewey aud his Philippine policy, which, I am credibly nforined, is favorably received iu VV asb* ngton. being independent in all intel-j lational affaire under American Platte-ion until the country is powerful i enough to shape ’ tH ‘” vn destinies, J ['htr Filipinos are apprehensive Ie-?t jerman intrigue' rn iv inter!* re with tie control of the island*. Should Captain General Angust* resist, Ad-niral Dewey is expected to bombard lf anlia within a week front now. Will Not Recognize the White Flag. KIU VV KST, June 21. —It IS learned rom naval officer* here that Captain ieneral Blanco has notified the block ading fleet that he will hereafter recognize n<j flag of truce, adding that every vessel within six miles’ range will he tired upon, w hether flying the Stars and Stripes or white flag.   V/ General August! Hemmed In. London, June 21.—The Daily Mail’s Madrid correspondent says;    “    Captain General Augusti telegraphs that he has gone into the walled city, and that he will be unable to communicate further with the govern 1 ent.” Camara’s Fleet Returns Home. Washington, June 21.— Word bae been received at the war department that the Cadiz ti -el. has made another spectacular appearance, this time returning to the home port. The source of information in not disclosed. Cuba Isolated From Spain. Kingston, .Lim him, June 21.—The auxiliar} cruiser St. Lou s, after many attempts to cut the Santiago cable, finally succeeded Saturday night, under the guns of Morro Castle at the entrance t J Santiago harbor. By tin* severing of the cable from Santiago to Kingston the Spaniards in Cuba aie stint off from all communication with their home government. The only line on Die south *id'* now is that trout Cienfuegos to Santiago. Bids for River Work. Sealed proposals for constructing about 15.000 yards of earthwork on the r’ght bauk of the Sacramento river, above Elkhorn, Volo county, will he received at the office of the Sacrament! Chamber of Commerce until ll a. m. July 5, IS.*8, at which time they will he publicly opene I. The work shall he done in accordance with the specifications now on file in “aid office and consists of fi ling in several washouts in the hase of th* levee w here break* or -rove. h.*m have occurred, to an elevation of that on which the levee was or:gina!lv built, and i-» designed for a found at or on which to further repair the existing breaks, fliest washout* are several in number, vary mg in depth fr un one (I) foot to eight 1.8) feet below the natural surface of the ground adj icent and are included within ! lr (4) miles of the length of the levee. An Appeal Case The appeal case of A. ll. Rose vs. L. B. A lama is on trial before Judge Gaddi* in inc Superior Court today. Attorneys Hawkins and Gray represent ttie phi'ti ti lf, anil ('lurk and Adams appear for defendant. The suit was brought in the justice court at Knights Landing to recover the value of a quantity of wheat alleged to be d e :or rent of certain land ii* 1891. Mr. Vdama answers by claiming to have delivered plaint 1 ti » quantity of barley the following year which more th in of Let the value of the wheat clanned for rent. Judge Taylor give judgment for defendant hi I Mr. Hove a pi ale I. For Recorder. Anolian Richmond, we learn, in in Ha* field I *r lh** Dc hieratic uomin aion fir county recorder, in the person of A’, kl. Drowning. IL* is a young man of ex *mplate habits and splendid qualifications and comes lr- iii a family whose Democracy has never been questioned aud ih'» have rendered efficient end valuable party service. OUR SOLDIER BOYS Anxiously Awaiting the Hall of the Governor. New Regiment to be Formed From the Fifth and Second, But Five Companies too Many- J. J. Ward, captain of Company F of this city, baa heard nothing further from headquarter-! in regard to the new regiment of twelve companies to be called out at once, and which will prob ably include our soldier boys, who ; r. anxiously awaiting the call. The Chronicle of today says:    ‘‘ More definite information of ti * rn ike up *'f the regiment will be rn.id* p u»lic bv Governor Budd and Adjutant-General Barrett tomorrow. Nothing had been decided on last night as t.» the com panics to be called, nor the place of rendezvous. Stockton may be selected for the gathering of the Bridlers. The companies of the Fifth and Second regi merits are all agog over the possible opportunity to see service, and each is using every bit of influence fie commands to secure its acceptance. * As there are seventeen companies, and only twelve are needed, five rnu-M he left out. Almost every offi**er ot both regiments is in the city working with the governor for a commission. Colo, els arni lieutenant colonels would gladly become majors, and majors would rejoice in lower rank. It is thought that ten days or lees will s**e the regiment under canvas, frilly equipped and ready for duty any where.” The regimental offic rs under Colonel Guthrie, of the Second Infantry, N. G. 0., who reside in this county are Major VV. H. Carson, Lleutenar t H. U. Brindle and Adjutant J. G. Lee, all of Goodland, and Lieutenant A. J. Plant. »f Davisville. Owing to the present regimental forma ion being snored in mustering the mem ere of the National Guard into service as volunteers these gentlemen will not be given an opportunity to go to the front unless the governor should reappoint them in the new regiment.nl formation. Change in Postal Laws. \ ch. iii go in th- postal laws will he in force after Jolv 1-t, which will require full payment of p -st ge rates to return rn ittei sent to an a Idress. It prohibits postmasters retun ing o forwarding in iii matter of too second, third or fourth chi", which mein-lea circulars, po I I s, bouk lid ne ~ pl: * I ), Dr. A. N. LM-is ill l>e ut (dent from Inn office 1 ii I' we* k IL- w iii attend Che I State Dental Conventutu, which 0* n vanes in tfiin J use J ‘ Jo F, VV. Bn int* Bs i i..-p h<-u*** aud deli cacy - tor* I*- in hr -1 • ast and when you | want an' thing good t*» cit or drink wit hoot doing > "ur ow ii <> toking tier* 1 I>j ‘ii * pima* to go In VII dell*'.tries old J at retail at . ! • * * - J Cistern end Gall ioi Itta ova let ii I was s on Int lo I V' street,opposite Gr-*.it W* *ii**rn Bankrupt Blore.    F.    \\    .    I    itaNDKi    ,    | rn v ‘-71 f ■ **—■ mm \ little h <v .Mo il ‘OI a bott Ie of "get up in the morning s i.-st a * you nu ” ( I;** druggist recognized a household it 11.1** tor “ De ‘A Ute* Li it It* Barly Ut - * atl i gave birn a bottle of those fame s lr tie nills f *. r constipation, sick head-) i che. ti v**r a od sp miami doubles. Cr lier Drug Store. Granted a Divorce. The divorce suit of T. B. Elv again'! Josephine Fly was heard by Judge -iaddis Monday afternoon. Tile default >f the defendant was duly entered, and die plaintiff and Mr*-. W illiam Ivhenik testified to the desertion bv the wife, A question as to the resilience of the plaintiff then arose*, and the court d -aided to take lh** matter under advisement, Shortly afterwards Attorney R, T. Gray appeared In behalf of Mrs. LIV, who was anxious that the divorce should he granted, He filed an answer, admitting all the allegations of tin* bus-bind, Tile case was called up today, when Attorney Clark amended th** e im. plaint as to the residence of tile plaintiff, whereupon the court grant! I a de-ere * of divorce as-prayed for, Pitching Record. “ There is a great deal ot t ilk i t , Fresno's going to get Filcher George j Dirby, now pitching iii toe Pacific I Northwest League. Ile is the man who! established the world's pitch:a-record a few weeks ago. flu* re • ..• • wa a no ut, shut out game, in \ na n only twentv-seveii men faced Tim in nine! innings. The signing <»i Darby would J muk*‘ Fresno a very f mn id Ah ie enemy.’’ ' The above is I ken ir<un the Saeiu-inento News. D.u >\    1    v**:l know 1 here as a clever twirl . hut i i i hi* probable tin t th- unove ail**- .1 I ut id just a trifle exrt,rger ne I. Once Tried, Alw ays Ut od If we Hell one bolti    os * hull.* r ll ii’ Cough Remedy, we    -eh    mu uni    *11 the same person rn r w    h* oui    ’ needed. Indeed, it ha* 1  in si 1* family medicine of this t ea n 1    1 and colds, and we recoin u* cd s of its established merits — B.- I i owl, Prop Oakland lh. in irv.o , 'hi, Sold bv J. V. Lob hob!. My Record-Breaking' Prices On summer suits are etui in fin >    1 they are w 01 id«ti*at**r .    *•    * as ti eludes t h** en * o-li •»«I - •    ‘    . are lower IL >oq i v* r 1 id of - I >re. Not hi ng ,    ’*•    it va    of Chicago, Conn* an I ■ *e. ‘ t    nil |5,    VV ALTE ll lf, A LUX A No I Custom tailor an I gel t-’ ft jaitf* During July Dr, (Jran* win h TOO OLD AN OFFENSE The Offender Saved by the Statute of Limitations. Over three yea** ago a prominent mg man residing at Winters Wa ut ov to in xon to attend a baseball game, and while ther Im went to sleep in a buggy in u livery stable. VV hen I * awoke be discovered that a valusi >)< diamond -'l id was missing rom Ins ; ot. \ bile *• bal I player named Mom-J a was si.PJI cled of tin* theft, but before I he evidence n evert; r v to es ta Id 1 *■ ti that fit could be procured Monohan di appeared. Efforts were made t*' Capture him, hut they proved futile. A few days ago Die sheriff received a letter from Chief of Police (vees, of '-un ti inc. co, asking if Monohan was still wanted, as he bai] benn located. Constable Benning and the young man who was robbed were cornu uni* rated with at Winters. They seemed inclined to roeecute the case, but when ii.*.* matter was presented to the district attorney, it wa learned from film that nothing could he done. The oftenm WH' committed over three vc.irs ago ann prosecution is barred bv the stat,ut** of limitations. LOCAL BREVITIES. There will hi* a meeting of tho boar* of fire delegates this evening. Al ire tubers are reque ted to be present. Dr. Frances L. Newton baa returns* from Sacramento, she announces ti e arrival of a fine daughter at the lion** of her bi'ter, Mrs. W. ll. Davis. Every member of the executive committee of the Red Cross Society is re quested to attend th** meeting tomor (■ivy afternoon, at the city hall, at I o’clo* k. Will Jackson came up from San Fran cis***) Monday evening on a furlong! nn’il Wednesday. He is now sergeant trumpeter in Battery B, heavy artillery, under Captain Cook. Sam Wjlde, formerly with Penile Welch, has gone into the shoe-repairing business for himself and is located ai the stand formerly conducted by Mr. Crane, one door east of M. Michael’) store. Superintendent Masters turned ttn water in the new main north of Mail street for the fust time this) afternoon. Work on the main south of Main street is now in progress and will soon I * finished. M. Diggs and family ami C. K. Dingle md fumilv, who have been camping near Gray’s Bend, came home today. During their stay they were visited by Dr. Newton, of this c*i»y and Miss Boom* id Contra Costa county. Lost, about th** depot or on Main Areel Tuesday evening, June 14th, a oink skin handbag. Its only special va lie is duo to the fact that it was a present to th* owner. The finder will please leave the same at th** Democrat office and receive a suitable reward.    : people, traveling by wagons, who stop on vacant lands in this city should he careful about til** tires upon which they cook. This afternoon shortly alt* r 2 ’c!*»ck Mo* gras* on the vacant laud at the southeast corner of College ami Nor lh streets was *-«* t on fir**, and onH extinguished atter considerable hard work by townspeople. 10UIYHI A CHINAMAN'S WRATH. Wanted to Carve a Crowd of Mischievous Boys. Movements of Persons Prominent 1 n in Society ana Busings. Social Gossip of Interest About People Who Dwell iii Woodland and Suburban Districts. Campaign Opeued. Oakland, June 21.— The Republican I conin t*"iomil campaign in the Thud r Btl o r was formally open** I on Mon day wlii*u Victor H- Metcalf Opeued 111“.;dqu *rt•*rs over the Union Savings Bank, in tin* rooms foruieriv Occupied tiv A. A, Moore, aa law offices. ti. 0. lr w! ridge will have charge of Metcalfe campaign in Oakland, aud will ,e?upy to** headquarter** <» Milburn, lilt* incumbent, who iu a ! i*** h»r iv-election, L f-till in mutton, at) I u* Labia to tie kept in. ti I iii int:* t ho campaign bv th* e*H>n of Gong re? J. He baa not or** rn ' rn headquarter**, hut hie fig! t 1*1 iii lo** I i! ~ of >Y. ii Friend, th * recently appoint* I p.-amuster of Oak* Mr. Hilo.rn expected to he iii () titian I i>\ "ii- tune, and to !.»• * g iu UWM ca opaign, hut ‘J »• (• ct***! hi* ~ r it'ii of t ingress ha- I    • John Baker went to *-811 Tram inco this morning. * Vt eh Curtis went to San Francisco this afternoon. * Ben K-f-hn returned fr rn ' n r unento Monday ev* nii g. G. I*. Hurst made a trip to Sacramento ami return toda*. $sChas. Picard and wife went to San Francisco this afternoon. Jonn I'av was an arrival on Monday evening’s train from Dixon. Gen. J. O’C onnor and wife went to San Francisco t Ii is afternoon. Ed K. Leake was a passenger to ^an Francisco thin morning. Miss Allie Watkins return* d from sacramento Mot.day evening. Miss Sophia B.iggs has returned from a visit with relatives at Folsom. Supervisor J. G. Fredericks went to Willows on the noon train today. CL I). Simpson and A. B. Vogel were arrivals on the noon t rn in today. John Wolfskill and w ife left for their Ik me in Los Angeles tim afternoon. Mrs. Henry McNeil ami son, bred returned from Sacramento Monday evening. Mrs. Ed K. Leake and sons, Ed I. and Paul, returned from Dixon Mondat evening. Otto Salomon ami I*. Veilstrup mad* a trip to Sacramento and return by team •ti Monday. George Armstrong and Al Bourn cere nr ri va Ie from Sacramento on Mon lay evening’s train. Mrs. II. It. Law head, Mrs. S. E. IVart and $lr«. D. (J. Halsey went I 1 Sacramento this afternoon. Stanley L. Hail urriv* d from Los Vngeles on the noon train today to \ 1 *-it ii lends in Woodland. Mini- Alice McAdams, who has been he guest of Miss Mollie Bullock, re limed to Sacramento, this afternoon. Mr. ami Mrs. Gwinn, of Missouri, Aho are visiting (V. ('. Gwinn and family, went lo '-an Francisco tho tier noon. MT,.„ L mise Dittmar accompanied her brother, Karl, t*» Sacramento Monday. -lie 14 just recovering from a sever* jell of Mirk ness. W. B. Howe returned to San Francisco this afternoon. He wus accum pun ted by ii* father, E. It. Low**, wti > will spend he summer iii that city Miss linda Webb, who has been corking for Mrs. Pollan, the milliner, for several month**, took her departure I >r 'un Francisco in thi* afternoon’s r rain. VV. Baker and family, of Ikoasrills, von have been visiting Geo. Rath, el I this city, hut for Portland, Or* goti, to-! d tv, w fit ie Mr. I»aker baa se* ared an j excellent position ill a flour mill. Miss Kvah ll tun, of Napa, vs ho flus I teen the guest of Mrs E. P. Huston, re turned home this atiernoon. Miss II ann ivj re-**nted th** Napa Par lot *•: Native Dang lite is ut the gram I pa 11 i lh ting I- s named St-inbacher had ive -.ape on Munday from being n‘ topi, i'by en angry Chinaman. He id -ev u I co noanions had been en-- I ic p ting ti • in ti a' - if ante of new 1 town wit s slingshots. One of fin inn au:aa got lugry, drew his knife if. * tartei lei tfie boys. Steinhacher ">o Bed Iii n-eI iri the back yard of c    if*! r Bidene* s, but the ''iiif .nir*. d - wend him and fie was compelled to luke flight. In attempting t<« climb a fence in bov’s dmo caught on a picket and while in this helpless condition the Chin anan ran t/ward th© boy, with the iii his hand Just Bathe infuriated k mf* celestial wa-about to do mine carving Steinhacher freed himself and escaped from his perilous position. Pe >pie who saw th** Chinaman say ll 't fie .* J <»n the warpath 'and would . vt done great injury to til** boys lf he had caught them. The Fourth at Marysville. fog posters lire displayed around Wo ..Hand announcing the grand Fourth of Jt. y celebration lo take place at I u \ BViile. A vaned program has been ii r ni-ed, up.-mug with a bicycle drill ami parade at 9:45 a m. ami closing with a gram! ball. Other features of the celebration will la* a sham battle on Ellis Lake, literary exercises at the theater (tie oration to be delivered by John P. Irish—.1 grand parade, base--ail game, balloon ascension, stereopti-ron views of the movements of the United Mates troops in military oper-it ions aud open air concerti. California Rangers. Volunt-eis for the California Hangers .1** enlisting Mow Iv in Yolo county, bat 'heiil! Griffin has hopes of securing th© necessary nom cr to organize a company. Iii 11111 ny other counties volunteers are c lining forward rapidly, now that Hi** preliminary w .ok has been itushed ami the lu-tb opene*! for signatures. In order to j tin it is necessary to have i saddle hoi'**, which must be furnished *\ the volunteer, together with equip-Dents and uniform. l ite uniform con-fists of a brown canvas Hint, with black or biown felt hat. Possibly “Jack th F er.” Constable L***" gave an oh man of the lotro type lh** “grand t> ainee” oat of he city Monday afternoon and lie was mn ii aking a bee line for Elkhorn. The imprudt in fellow called at a certain «*-i I* ne* Mom! iv morning and asked or something to • it, ami upon being re-misc! by the i.td.v of the house he be -•aine very abusive and made an Attempt to kist- her, but wus frightened away by her screams, Beer Goes Up in Price. ^ People wh- lik** an Ofcus until draught of heel 11 ii • I I. n ailer th ink smaller is rf I -itll pav more lur the adult •■■/•. The tsar lax * it beer went into : it I.* -1 w*i and all the breweries Ii vi* 1 a: e l fille price lo tit© saloons, nil l Hie linter ha*• been compelled to "hap** retail prices accordingly. Attention, hen Cross! , I- our MIC V* i* !9 B W hir ti* the K ii i whistles given in quirk from either cf Hie steam ■ 1 g ii 1 u * ii emergency call of a no tilt ers are ex- * immediately at the J .'la n, I ' airman Ch 1 iu tiet him lit »mc mal qual a- ti OU - cli Iv k it Calli Bifid! fifi liniment. • xvii fur rh* on I ■Hill MU* 1 hr* th 1 th *<! i* a pl: k i 1 ch ii ii ii lur I! ■I of the year. W \ 1 ii it ll. ii im nth w ill Don't fail to A I KAAN DI It, ♦ *r 1 dom tm or urn! gen \ • Jest I in i u 'Ta .-ore*!, ** v r< Ii* v**h I'm*! *h lr p, ii .iv*, rem land t* i trmaiv ur I ti r iv iHixi-r. .b’s Vi Lib/or •tomacii.i • .til th ach .re. tv. Sold J. V, Lei Hi * \ 1 < si IGW I ■> Cl I r tV Little mr, cure am! liver J, V. L**ui i 'n en .1 ii iat)I Mr. Chas. vi. o attorney of a * **r revere attack i. Quit© a number i< a -re ii i* ii, but r»* it i. A friend who I***! procured hun a un’ n Colic, Cholera -iv. wid, quickly , 'av i d ins life. rn t I.**ei* a day ** i »>* not bail this ’ ahi lh* “peaks Cf <** ar*1 taker* much • !mg it wfi never <*r»* *. For sale by am grippe ii i v On , 1 iteKlv cu » a pnemu' oat a© I un ii our la it of I i*> ! ii. Office HOA' over Roscuberg’s. , •IDI Mi.. ALK Rail en etj liar** au hi un|ee have p ilk** pew, Go to •r Cleaning and Bv. Satisfaction itfong Alg** i-lnck. iafHtf. Nvv. A vegetabU dye 1 -hiring dray liair to tor, Con vet) *eat and hi e'i ma! qualities. •* i.*-‘ druggists and a 1 tire Lr in ted visiting cards, 75 cent* for •9; engraved .anis, $1.10 for HH). First-1. ** wt.rk guaranteed. Deviockai » Mutiny I t*»use, W ajfiland.    V *

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