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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - October 1, 1898, Woodland, California                               1: It. VOJL. XXXIX. CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY OCTOU12K I, IH91 NO, ?tt BRIEF CITY NEWS Events of Interest in Woodland V tnd Snrroandings, Loeti Items of More or Lett Intercut Picked up Here and There On the Wing. The moonlight nights me perfect. Most of tbe grip cases are improving. The traffic in wood ie very heavy this week. Claude Marian's health ia almost as robust aa ever. The attendance at Holy Rosary Acad- emy is increasing. The close of the first month of au- tumn ia satisfactory. The Native Daughters will duly cele- brate their anniversary. Don't make a date that will "conflict with the peace j'ibilee ball. There iq but little if any change in tbe condition of Chris Sieber. The California baseball players in East will aoon be coming home. The eigna1 service predictions have been close to the mark season. The Democrats will hold their firet political meeting in tbe opera house. There will be a meeting of the Wood- land Hook Ladder Company Sunda} afternoon at 3 o'clock. Morning sermon at the Christian Church, How to Attain" to a Higher Life." Evening sermon, The Slave- Markets." The administrator of tUo estate of F. C. Marshall has the Supe-k" Court for the privilege of 'jc-riaii .real estate. Boys who insist on climbing on wagons in motion for the pniposeol purloining grapes take great riss bodily barm. Two carloads of grapes were for- warded to Chicago today. One wae shipped by R. B. Blowers Son the other by Porter Bros. Co. The Woodland Gun Club has been re- organized and will shoot "over the same grounds as last, year during khe present season. Trespassers will be prosecuted. The following amounts of money were paid into the county treasur> today: I. N. Gill, fines, A. C. Rugglee, G. W. Griffin, liquor licenses, 50. The executive committees of both po- litical parties held a meeting at their respective headquarters this afternoon, and transacted some minor business in connection with the campaign. The freight receipts today were carload of spuds for Martinelli  ad of hay for J. B. Clements and one carload of merchandise. The grand lodge of Knights of Pythiae recently appropriated a sum of money for procuring a past grand chancellor's badge for W. H. Grant. The local lodge to make the presentation a no- table event, and will decide upon the date and other arrangements at their next meeting. PEESONAL AND SOCIAL. tival from San Francisco Friday even- Ayr en and family went to San Francisco this morning. R. L. Simpnon returned from San Francisco Friday evening. Pierce, of Capay valley, went fo Sacramento this morning. Prof. J. D. Burks went to El Yerano, Sonoma county, this morning. Miss May me Morell was an arrival from Sacramento this morning. John Root was a passenger on tbe train this afternoon. A. was a passenger on the south- bound train this morning. U Mrs. B. Hirech came over from Sacra- mento Friday evening to visit her par- ents. Wood returned Friday even- ing from a two-weeks' visit in San Fran- cisco. Judge Snowball and Lion. D. A. trom were arrivals on the Afternoon train. Joe Nardini and Harvey Hester re- turned frojn Knights Landing this framing. H. T. Barnes, James Goodin, W. B. Black and Fred Bullock were arrivals from Sacramento Friday evening. Mrs. A. G. Randall returned to San Franciaco this afternoon, after spend- ing a few days with her brother, VV. A. Soule. .yDr. Wilcoxaon, who recently pur- chased the dental business of Dr. R. E. Campbell, was an arrival from San Francisco Friday evening. Miaa Lou Smith, the local manager of the Postal Telegraph Company, hae re- turned from a mouth's visit to Santa Cruz and San Francisco. She. enjoyed her vacation very much. Hon. Will 8. Green, editor of the Coluea Sun candidate for State treasurer, was in Woodland today, shaking hands with old friends He ia very much encouraged with the outlook Democratic, ticket. Smith the popular dairyman recently spent a few days in Sacramento. At the same time an Oakland detective waa m the Caoital City looking for a man who had swindled a victim out of Mr. Scott answered the description of the swindler somewhat, and the dctec kfot close upon hfs trail. Mr. Scott and his companions noticed that he waa being shajowed. After keeping the Wuodlandite under surveillance for a day or more the detective approached him and asked him to roll up his sleeves. cMr. Scott complied, but as thera was not a certain mark upon his arm the detective apologized and admitted hie mistake.' He remarked, however, thai Scott a twin bruther of man wanted. Noah Myers has returned from Pacific Grove. Campbell went to Oakland this morning. Miss Shaw went to' Berkeley this morning. Dr. J.T. Martin went to Auburn this afternoon. Snyder returned to Sacramento this morning. H. F. Allen went to Sacramento (hii afternoon. C. O. White came up froru Berkeley Friday evening. Mrs. H. Siebe retnrne t from Vacaville Friday evening. T. J. Goln came over from Washing- ton thia mormnz. Ike Bedell was an arrival on the afternoon train. Mies Gertrude Walker went to Sacra- mento thia morning. Joe Lenvy returned to San Fran- Cisco this afternoon. Mrs. E.T.Clowe returned from Sacra- jltenti Friday evening. Jftw Madge Polfenberger waa an ar- MISTAKEN IDENTITY. How Smith Scott Escaped Taken Into Custody. Being A Coming Event. Friday afternoon the members of the Woodland High School completed ar- rangements for a grand production at the opera bouse in the near future of Mr. Francis new five-act drama, "The Maine." Mr. Boggg, who was last aeen in Woodland with the Janet Waldorf Company, direct Ihe per- formance, antl with hia wife will play the principal roles. The balance of the cast is being made up of the bent talent in town, and an excellent performance of the play is assured. An additional feature of the produc- tion will be ,tbf new and handsome scenery painted especially for the play. The names of the ciut and date of the presentation will be announced in a day or two. I'uro T  n party who hold official in- tegrity and efficiency above mere partisan considerations. His nom- ination has also been endorsed by the Populists and Silver Republi- cans, and there was a vry strong senti- ment in the regular Republican con- vention in favor of similar action. Mr. Beamer is constitutionally and by education a Democrat, not a political martinet, or what is sometimes styled a but a Democrat of liberal, enlarged and conservative views on questions of economy a'nd nohcy. It these elements of strength and qualities of leadership that have given him an extraordinary personal follow- ing and enabled him to score a victory where othera otherwise equally as well equipped would probably have met with defeat. In prese-itiat; his name Kir a third time to thu people of this district asking hie election to Rn office, the duties of which he haa discharged with snr-b signal ability, his friends are not influenced by any feeling that party rua not recognized bis services or rewarded him as he is en- titled. Hf fully appreciates the hiich and responsible honors that h'ave been confc-rred np >ii iiim. Hm candidat v is not in the of an ambitious man peekina :arl er honors. It is an obedi- ent response to the imperative demand of an earneac and determined runEtitu- ency who appreciated Ihe ViXluo ot services ai.d fvho think they are entitled to them. Then- is man in the State whose prospects political advancement ore more promising. Another term of his present office can add nothing to the reputation he bus already pained, or the lauiels ot victory with which lie is already crowned. Rut when hi? crr- stituency calls ne feels it a duty to obey. The exigencies of the bitutuion de- mand cool, courageous and self-pos- suased leadership, and he possesses these qualities in an eminent degree. They also demand that, our candidates shall he men of abilitv, high character and unimpeachable integntv, and measured by any or all of thepe stand- ards he fully meets the Jeffersonian re- quirements. One of the highest tributes to per- sonal worth and offie al integrity is found in the fact that in a large district embracing twenty-two populous and prosperous counties, the demand for his re-election waa so imperative aa amount to a command, and not a voice haa been raised in protest againet the breaking down of a tradition time- honored and aa old aq the Democratic party. Mr. Beamer is a m.in of exceptionally rare ability. His conspicuous arid dis- tinguished traits ot character, hia pre- eminent talents-, hit powers of discrimination, his 1-u-h of honor, hia conrtciem lous regard (or duty, hie personal virtue" art- woithirr-if a higher eulogy than v, are ctipable ol paying to them. lie n conservative in epeech, wise in council, atateemanliko in his deduc- patriotic in inspiration, honest in impulse and fearless in meeting every responsibility and discharging every trust reposed in him. His perceptions are keen, attainments t-cholarly, hip meihodasystematic, hie knowl- edge ot the duties of the office he now holds and to which he will be re-elected is thorough, and there is no leasun why every taxpayer who has voted Jor bun heretofore should not do so again. However, defeat sometimes as the result of over-confidence. Let every uan who believes in an equitable as- eeesnient do his duty arid there need be no doubt as to tbe result. R it hard H. Bettmer haa lived UHIMIM all hid life in California, having hcei. lee's than four yeaiB of when tin father and mother brought him by ox team across the plains from his nativt State of Missouri. The family settled on a farm adjoining the city of Wood- land, where Mr. Beatner's mother still reeidee. Young Btacaer was reared aa a farme i attending the public school and Hes- perian Colleite. He afterwards took r> course of one'and one-half years at the Keritu1 ky University, at Lexington. He always evinced much interest in Democratic politics, and in 1872 made the race on that ticket for county audi- tor. He was easily elected and served one term acceptably At the next elec- tion he was chosen as county assessor. In 1834 he was a successful candidate for sheriff and tax-collector. He was- never an aspirant for re-election to an} county office. When the Democratic State conven- tion met in 1890, the delegates repre- senting the counties comprising thi Third equalization district nommatec him for member of the State board oi equalization on what was thought to bt a forlo'rh hope, many of the twenty-twt counties in the district being largely Re- Mr. Beamer, however, wa? elected br a very comfortable margin, and was the o.ily Democratic candidate on the ticket who pulled through. He succeeded himself in 1894 by t laisrer vote. The returns showred that, in Yolo county, which i? usually from 125 to 150 Democratic, Mr. Bnamer Se- cured a majority of out of a total vnte of in Srflano, normally Re- publican by 400, his tnaj >rity was and in Humboldk, which is counted Republican by at least 700, he had a of over 500. In ten othet counties of the district h's vote WHS fiom 50 to 200 ahead of his ticket. Mr. Heamer's constituency ia chiefly an agricultural one, and he has earned a poonlarity with those he repreaent- which indicate? rhat they are satisfies with the way their interests have beec eub.-erved. Mr. Beamer's friends are prepffed to give him the same enthusiastic support have heretofore, and thev are not backward in asserting ttiat he will bt re-elected. Contest in a Divorce Case- Several daya ago Mrs. Mary R. Pat- terson, of Davisville, began an action for divorce against her husband, Dame) (J. Patterson, upon the grounds of crnetty atid drunkenness. It is evident chat Mi. Patterson intends to contest ihe matter, because he filed in Uie Superior Court a demurrer to the oompla'nt of his wife, alleging that the allegations eel forth therein do not constitute extreme cruelty nor drunkenness, and that the case should he dismissed. C. VV. Thomas is attor- ney for Mr. Patterson. The Hunters Are Careless. A number of farmers residing within a radius of five milos of Woodland arc complaining about the carelessness of bun'ters in shooting in fields wher'i stock IP running loose. Several farmers have suffered losses and one farmer had two horses, two cows and one sheep killed by stray bullets from tin- guns of carelena hnnterp. Mre. Mollte Minis-Lambert, extends a cordial welcome to the ladies of Woodland and vicinity to attend the grand opening of fall millinery Thursday, Friday and Saturdav, October 6th, 7th and 8th, at her parlors, Second street, north of postoffice. o7d Settle Up. All parties knowing themselves in- debted to Dr. R. K. Campbell are re- quested to call at hia dental parlors and settle. DR. R. E. e22tf _ _ Pure Whiskev, HARPER. Perfect HARPER. 'Every bottle guaranteed. HARPER. Sold by Otto Salomon, Woodland, California. Kxenn. Fancy lean bacon, sweet aa a nut, nt If yoo have trouble in getting good coffee try Span Ming's Host Coffee. GUTTING AFFRAY, Mild Sensation at Knights Landing Fridaj Night, John M. Vaughn Inflicts Slight Wounds on Thomas Dougherty With a Pocket Knife. KNIGHTS LANDING, October stabbing affray occurred here Fridav nmht in which'Thomas Dougherty cut by John M. Vaughn. Dougherty is employed as clerk loi J. Higginbottoin and Vauehu is an ,10- eident insurance agent, who has re- bided in Knights Landing about out year. Vaughn went into the hotel Friilax night with the intention of occupying a room which beionee to a friend. Dougherty enquired of the landlord if it was all right. Receiving a negative reply ha called at the room on the second floor and directed Vaughn to vacate, ihe latter demurred. Aftei some words Dougherty attempted to eject Vaughn by force. Orvct- outside of the door a rough- and-tumble scuffle took place on the stairway, in tbe course of Vaughn pulled out a pocket knife ami cut Dougherty in the right side. Thi latter caught the blade of the knile n an attempt to save himself, and as a re unit his hand was also badly cut. Tbi struggle did not end until Doug'ieru threw Vaughn out into the street sheriff Griffin, who was in town, wat summoned, and he pur Vaughn undei arreet. A physician examined Uougharty't wounds and ascertained that they art not necessarily ot a serious character Fhe cut in the aide is the most dangei 'jus, but it is only a fleah wound, th< knife not haying penetrated to the cav- ity of the stomach. The gash, how- ever, is ugly and painful. When Vaughn was united Sheril1 Griffin searched him, but failed to fin< ihe knife with which the cutting wa lone. A small knife was found on hi: it was enclosed in a case am no evidence of having beer used in the fight. It is believed tha Vaughn threw the knife into the river Assistant Dihtrict Attorney Andereni name over from Woodland to investi- gate ttie matter this morning. Vaughn was given a hearing in tin justice court. He is noiv in the count} jail and the preliminary examinatioi will take place October 8th. OPEN SEASON- Not Much to Tempt Hunters to Go Afield. The shooting season opened morning. Quite a number of local iports left Friday evening in search of i' favorable locality where game might bf found this morning. None of then Invve returned yet atid we are unable t< sav what lock they have had. The general opinion it, however, that there will not be much to tempt sportsmen to go afield until tlu- set it. The ponds where in otliei ueasons ducke were plentiful by the 1st of October art- now dry and bare, and where there it no watei there are no ducks. The same may be said ad to the ijuail. These birds can only be found in the thick bruph along tbe 01 b irk in tbe lootlnll gulclit'9 little water can be had. Atur tti rainc fall an the ground hernim t -ii'- urated so that water will i'n in the hollow t y Judge (Jadilis iu the Superior Court in Monday next: Estate and guardianship of A.Hermle for litters of Estate of G. W. Leitch, Petition for letters of administration. Estate of W. H. Robinson, Petition for probate of will. Black vs. to retax "oetp; settlement of statement on mo- i ion for new trial. Moore vs. be setfor trial. Pool vs. n for a new trial. Allen vs. be get for trial. Simpson vs. Porter Bros. be pet for ttinl. Riv vs. Elision, Eldridge Mi-arinir demurrers Kaston, Eldridge A Co mid U enilt 11 VV E (.lallu-j Hia titinn icr Vi-cd vs. King of de- 'in rn i MM t of de- murrer. Wheat Market. VN t KANC iaco, October 1 MI-HI, Hc< o'nber, Barley, December, M t' .1 i I will sell tin, v. ee! denee lots on 1'iret Flu deuast stt'-it .nnl i'i< 62x183 
                            

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