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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - March 28, 1902, Woodland, California ESTABLISHED 187t WOODLAND CALIFORNIA FRIDAY EVENING MARCH 28 10027 SECOND LECTURE r1 Audience Taken from Palestin Through Egypt Dr Simmons Brilliant Addreis Fol lowed with Keen Book Nearly Heady M B church south was well fllle The M E church was well nile Thursday evehing to hear Rev J C Simmons second lecture on What Saw In the Orient and he was re warded by the closest attention an manifestations of the keenest In terest from the beginning to the clos by every person present During the lecture Dr Simmons In cldentally mentioned that he ha P written a book In which he gives minute description of all he saw an his many interesting and varied expe rlences and observations from th time he left New York until he lande at the same place on the return trip This book is now in the hands of th printer and will shortly he Issued Everybody who has heard both lee tures recognizes the necessity for sue a hook Dr Simmons is a rapid an fluent talker Upon each occasion h haa spoken two hours but in these tw lectures he has only succeeded in car rying his audience as far as Egypt Obviously there yet remains muc to be said and as Dr Simmons Is keen and close observer and origina and vigorous in his descriptions hi hook will no doubt find ready sale an be widely read In his first lecture Dr Simmons re H lated his experiences in London Rom and Athens passing very hurriedl W over tiie other cities and countries h I visited I In his second lecture he began in Palestine and closed in Egypt H described Palestine as the most deso late and forbidding countrf on earth so far as the physical aspect is con cerned There Is scarcely a tree to b seen anywhere The only timber uel Is scarcely worthy of the name Wil lows cottonwood and along the banks of the streams The river Jordan was described a a beUutlful stream ot water for a par of its course while the remainder ii dark sullen and swift Dr Simmons witnessed a wedding In Palestine and his description of 1 was exceedingly interesting Thi bride was not present during the cere mony which was weird and fantastic The custom among the natives is when a young man meets a young wo man he desires to make his wife he tells his father about it The father of the wouldbe groom goes to the father of the young woman If he looks upon the proposal with favor lie goes to the chief who fixes tho amount of the dowry the proom must pay In arranging all these details the young woman is not consulted Indeedshe may not meet her husband for two or three days after the cere mony Dr Simmons description of the fun eral of a little child was graphic and interesting When a child dies a stranger is selected to bear it to the cemetery No coHln Is used Wood Is so scarce that they cannot afford to use it for coffins The child IB borne In the arms of a stranger and the cov ering is a cloth Some of the mourn ers precede the corpse and others fol low it and all while on the way give utterance to wails and doleful Bounds No graves are Aug The body of the child Is laid on the surface of the earth Around it is piled a kind of cement until it reaches a height slightly above the body Sticks are Qum laid from wall to wall over the body and on this IB placed more ce ment until the little mound Is from two to three feet In height Dr Simmons rapidly sketched scenes about Mt Carmel Bethlehem Jericho the Dead Sea Sea of Gallilee tomb of Rachel fountain of Elijah Cairo the Pyramids the Sphinx temple of the sun the museum near Cairo the ruins of Memphis the Diana and many other ob jects and of historical interest lie gave an intensely Interesting de scription of the great Mohammedan university where there are2000 pupils and 600 professors and the Koran com the course of study But It WM not our Intention to at PRICE FIVE tempt any synopsis of the lecture 1 would be impossibleto do It Justice I a newspaper article of ordinary length Nobody could fully appreciate It with out hearing It delivered Dr Simmon has a style peculiarly his own andhl inimitable delivery drol humor Inci Blve wit touching pathos and extraor dinary descriptive powers cannot b adequately portrayed In a synopsis Those who have heard his lectures wi buy his book and if those who hav not heard him do not do the sam they will miss a great treat THE MOTHERS MEETINGV The mothers meeting held by th ladles of tho W C T U at the hom of Mrs W S White was largely at tended The program consisted Scripture reading and prayer voca solos recitations and some excellen papers Refreshments were serve and a social time followed Mrs Whites home was beautiful decorated for the occasion Curie crepe paper was festooned from tli ceilings and potted plants ferns an many beautiful bouquets were in e dence All present dispersed with feeling that an enjoyable and profita ble time had been spent TENNIS TOURNEY Rumor Ttiat Woodland Club Ha Coach Absurd local Tans Will Rely on the Porte Brothers to Defend Title to Noaok Cup The RecordUnion today has a Ion article on tennis praticularly relating to the coming tournament and th Noack trophy now held by the Porte brothers of this city From the aril cle we take the following The battle for the Noack trophy wil be very largely between the Woodlanc club the Placer county organization and the different Sacramento iepre sentativea The Woodiand club Is very anxioui to retain the trophy and have inform ed President Goethe of the Sacramentc Tennis Club that they will enter a least four teams whereas two Is the most that any club has heretofon played It Is whispered that the liave a coach a California Club San Francisco professional who has play ed on eastern and Canadian courts The Klune Floberg cup was won last year by Miss Rose Sheehan and Mrs Fred Moore They will unquestionably have quit a rub this time for in addition to the ladies teams from the citrus colony t is whispered that Woodalnd wants his cup too Wo do not understand why the Sac ramento papers persist In repeating the rumor that the Woodland club has a coach from the California club who s a professional and has played on eastern and Canadian courts The Woodland club has no coach profes sionally or otherwise Every man who belongs to it lives here and none ot them ever played on an eastern or Canadian court The courts were not opened for the season until last week Three of the four teams are olng over just to have a good time The Woodland club will rely on the orter brothers to defend the trophy PRINTER GREATLY SURPRISED I never was so much surprised in my life as I was with the results of islng Chamberlains Pain Balm says fenry T Crook pressman of the Ash rille N C Gazette I contracted a severe case of rheumatism early last winter by getting my feet wet I tried everal things for it without benefit One day while Jopking over tha Ga ette I noticed that Pain Balm was positively guaranteed to cure rheums Ism so bought a bottle of It and be ore using two thirds ot it my rheuma Ism had taken Its flight and I have ot had a rheumatic pain since Sold y J V Leithold druggist On or after April 1st those Indebted o or having bills against W P Craig will please call at the office of J D G Lawson and settle apl Horseshoeing wagonmaking and eneral blacksmlthlng Art Sover gn next to City halL Firstclass ork guaranteed apg Something sanrt Icbea at the BOD Boa FOR CDOPERATION Steps Taken by the Chambe ot Commerce Various Points in the County Will b Asked to Send Representatives to a Convention The executive committee ot th Woodland chamber of commerce he an interesting and important meetin Thursday evening Notice was serve on the members by postal card an It is gratifying to record that in ever instance save three there was a pep sonal response The three absenteesMessrs Bidwel Diggs and Gibson are among the mos active and energetic members of th chamber of commerce and never mis a meeting unless their absence is un avoidable All three of them out of town Thursday evening The full attendance and unusual in terest manifested may be accepted a evidence that a recent editorial appea of the Democrat was not in vain and is already bearing good fruit President Thomas upon taking th chair expressed the pleasure it gav him to see so many members presen He explained that his purpose in call ing the meeting was to determine th future ot the chamber The time ha arrived when the body must have th cooyeration and support of the bus iness men of this city if it is to con tlnue longer in existence He said n dues have beeu collected for severa monhs and the few members whohav been doing the work ot the chambe have beeu compelled to defray the ex penses out of their own funds Secretary Huston read a statemen which showed tile receipts to hav been while the disbursements have been The balance 01 hand is not sufficient to meet the obit gallons ot the chamber The secretary also reported that thi committee appointed for that purposi has mailed to actual enquirers all o the extra edition of 2000 copies of the Democrat except 200 and that there are enough enquiries on hand to ex haust the entire edition Messrs Stephens Grant Morris Laugenour Spaulding Kauftinan am Reith participated in the discussion o proposed methods of raising funds to sustain the chamber Among the many suggestions offered was one that the business men be asked to pledge a regular monthly subscription It ii not expected that these subscription will be an equal amount but in pro portion to the value of business Inter ests of the subscriber Mr Laugenour suggested that pledg es In coupon form be Issued a coupon to be detached as each monthly sub scrlptlou is paid He also made a mo tion that a committee of three be ap pointed to devise ways and means The motion prevailed and President Thomas was allowed 24 hours within vhlch to make the appointments Mr Thomas intimated that he would ap loint three members in addition to the chairman of the membership commit ee Mr Laugeiiour who by virtue of his position would he exofflcio a mem er of the committee Mr Spaulding made a motion which irevailed that all outstanding claims be allowed and paid Mayor Craig suggested that repre entatives from various parts of the ounty be Invited to cooperate with he chamber In order to bring about his cooperation he favored the hold ng of a convention in Woodland to vhlch every town and community In he county he Invited to send delegates President Thomas called attention o the organization of a board of trade n Winters and the published desire f the members to have that body affil NIGHT WAS HER TERROR I would cough nearly all ong writes Jirs Charles Applegate f Alexandria Ind and could hardly et any sleep I hav consumption ad that if walked a block would ough frightfully and spit blood but phen all other medicines failed three 1 bottles of Dr Kings New Discovery wholly cured me and I gained 68 mantis Its absolutely guaranteed o cure coughs colds la grippe bron iltts and all throat and lung troubles rice 50c and Trial bottles free at V H Lawsons drug store iate with the Woodland chamber o commerce On motion of Mr Spaulding Pres dent Thomas was authorized to to ca such a convention and Mr Thomas Bald he would consult with Messrs Spauldlng Craig Reith and Hurst i regard to tho basis of representatlo and other details of the convention President Thomas today appolnte as soliciting committee L D Stephens T S Spauldiiig and John Keith Jr Chairman Thomas also callc Messrs Reith Hurst and Snauldln into consultation this morning and a result of their deliberations a con tlon was called to meet with the ex ecutlve committee of Woodland Cham ber of Commerce In the city hall Anri 12th at p m Tho representation of tho conven tlon was fixed as follows Winter Board of Trade three delegates Mad ison Esparto Capay Gulndn Runisey Dunnlgan Blacks Cacheville Knighi Landing Washington Clarksburg Da visvllle and Woodland and vlclnltj each three delegates It is to be hoped that none ot tt towns above mentioned will neglect t send representation It may be men tioned here Incidentally that th shamber of commerce when it wa organized was Intended to cover th entire county provided other locallllo desired to affiliate and cooperate SUNCURED FRUIT Cloudless Skes and Dewles Nights Aid Process The Output in CaliforAia Is Already Enormous and Is Steadily Increasing There are but few people who real Ize tiie importance oj the cured frut Industry of California The following from the pen of A J Wells will be in formation to a great many who have spent most of their lives In this state When the new era began In Califor nia and wheat ranches gave place to fruit orchards It was Inevitable that much of the vast output would be cured in the sun To this the climate lends itself admirably Cloudless skies and dewless nights make the work rapid and the product clear and clean Prunes for 1901 probably reached a to al of 75000000 pounds and raisins iO000000 pounds Hut In 1900 raisins reached 360000000 pounds and prunes 94000000 pounds Peaches climbed up lear to 30000000 pounds Apricots n 1900 reached 28080000 pounds and pears the same year 14550000 pounds Pigs and apples for last year reached he one 4000000 and the other 5000000 ounds Then there are plums and nectarines and dried long atalogue of good things for the table and good things for the health The average dried fig is not attractive but he flg of commerce the California Smyrna is both tootlisome and whole ome It excels the famous products f Asia in sweetness The dried prune properly cooked Is eliclouB and no more nutritious and lealthful food ever went where good good dinners go It needs only to be known to have its consumption enor mously Increased The demand is teadily Increasing Apricots and clear trans arent fruit here are also ellcious and supply the system with n acid It needs All these fruits give he thrifty orchardiat a handsome re urn for his work and the intending ettler will do well to seek further nformatlon on this important Callfor la fruit IOTHER CRAYS SWEET POWDERS or children Mother Gray for years a urse In the Childrens Home In New ork treated children successfully Ith a remedynow prepared and placed 1 the drug stores called Mother Grays weet Powders for Children They are armless as milk pleasant to take and ever fall A certain cure for fcver hness constipation headache teeth ng and stomach disorders and remove orms At all druggists 25c Sample ent free Address Allen S Olmsted Le oy N V PURELY PERSONAL Comings and Goings ot Well Known People Social GMiip of About Thow Who Dwell in or City of Woodland Mr Wtlges went to Davlsvlllo thi morning Dr McLean went to San Francisc this morning Oeorge Clark went to Sacrament this morning Mrs Wm Black returned to Black this morning Mayor Craig went to Sacrament this morning R H Parker went to Sacrament this morning J 0 Chalmers went to San Fran Cisco tills morning Rev J C Simmons returned froir Dlxon Thursday evening H C Watkins returned from Sai Francisco this morning Henry Cowell was an arrival fron San Francisco this morning Blanche Deaner went to Oak land this morning to visit relatives Mrs Q Whitney and Mrs W S Wall were southbound passcngere this morning Bede Hllllker of Oakland I the guest of her parents Mr and Mrs T C Clifford AN UPBUiLDER Some Pungent Remarks From Auc tioneer Editor H has always been my aim to build up rather thai tear down to encourage rather than discourage to brush away tho clouds of gloom and dispense a little sun shine Instead I find however that there are others who are moro unfor tunate It seems that they delight in tearing every one they meet never having a word of heer for anyone It has been predict ed by some of those gloomy doubting Thomases that at the auction sale to morrow we will not bo able to dispose of more than four or five of the lots advertised in Sills addition Now In order to spike their gun completely I will say that if there is one lot left at the conclusion of the Bale I will do nate it to any person on the ground whom the audience will nominate We lope to be able to greet a large and inthuslastic crowd of both ladies and gentlemen We have taken a contract o wake up Woodland from her long leep will you encourage us with your presence It Is a great pity that with inr weather our intelligence and our esources that we do not manifest a greater spirit of enterprise Yours respectfully J D LAWSON FIGURING ON HACHINEEY Mr Muster of the Nordyke Mar man Co Indiana js In this city flgur ng on machinery for the new lour mill There have been several other entlemen In this city of late on tha ame mission notably Mr Ross of he Portland Iron Works and Mr yphers of Spokane Washington Nothing definite will bo done In this onnectlon however until Messrs Jcith Gibson and Percival have flu shed their tour of inspection which hey propose to make In a few days WORKING 24 HOURS A DAY Theres no rest for those tireless llt e workers Dr Kings New Life Pills Illllons are always busy curing tor id liver Jaundice biliousness fever nd ague They banish sick headache rive out malaria Never gripe or oaken Small taste nice work won ers Try them 25c at W H Law ons drug store JOHNNIE BLUE DEAD Famous Trainer Expires Suddenly in Denver DENVER March Blue a horso trainer known all over the United Stales died suddenly at oclock this afternoon nt Overland Park ot heart failure He was trainer for Edwin Oaylord and had just come In from exorcising hla horses on the track when stricken Blue was traln or for Thomas Keating for many years Ho trained Searchlight Coney and others of Keatlngs string When Keating died Blue came to Denver to trala Gsylords horses He was 48 years of ago native of Monmouth 111 Ho leaves a sister Mrs Ada Hearst of Idaho Falls Idaho A HORRIBLE OUTBREAK Ot largo sores on my IJttlodaughters head developed into a case of scald head writes C D Isblll of Morgau ton Bucklons Arnica Salvo completely cured tier Its a ftiaran teed euro for cczcmatottor salt rheum lilmples sores ulcers and piles Only 26c at W H Lawsons drug store STRIKES A RICH FIND I was troubled for several years with chronic Indigestion and nervous debility writes F J Orcen of Lan caster N H No remedy helped mo until I began using Electric Bitters which did me moro good than all the medicines 1 over used They havo also kept my wife In excellent health for years Slio says Kleclrlc Bitters are Just splendid for female troubles that they are a grand tonic and iiivlg orator for weak run down women No other medicine can tnko Its place In our family Try them Only BOc Satisfaction guaranteed by W H Law sou druggist BEFORIS BUYING Elsewhere come In and price our new carpets and mattings Rosenberg Bros ap2 BRIEF CITY NEWS Events ot Interest in Woodland and Suburbs Items of More or Less Picked TTp Here aad There on the Wing Novelties in shoes are newly adrer tlsed by tha West End Shoe Store There will be a meeting of the coun ty hoard of education on Saturday Tha Fraternal Brotherhood accepted twelve new members Wednesday Ing E J Tharp has purchased the M Diggs residence on College street The deal was consummated today M Michael wants you to see hla new goods which his ad tella and you will not be annoyed by Importu nities to buy either D P Dlggs has purchased the Fucha cottage on Second street H Is a nice cozy house and the location is a deslr able one Delicacies for the Easter table or substantial for tho overyday one of the worklngman can be supplied by T S Spaulding See his new ad Enough is known in advance about purchasers and their wants to warrant us In predicting that J D Lawson Cos public auction of lots In the SHI addition next Saturday will be a big success Miss Florence Roberts will be seen at the local opera house early In April In Belascos great play Zaza In X booking this clever actress Manager Webber has secured one ot the great est artists on the stage Petaluma lead tho market Lord Murray mr9t Howibeautiful How charming How exquisite la what ivo liuar from all aides concerning our NEW SHIRT WAISTS I orhaps my dear readeryou havent had the oppor tunity of inspect ng this new line and conaequenlly iiavo but a Amif idea ot what is in store for you OUR WINDOW DISPLAV Is ablaze with this seasons rtyles of pretty shirt waists of all description Nothing better nor more select can possibly be shown anywhere JJirst and above all are the dainty white lawn waists elaborately embroidered tucked or ap pliquod Next the colored mercerized waists the linen effects so very stylish The wash silk waists The alpaca waists etc etc etc THE WHITE HOUSE We Would Like to Talk to You About Muslin Underwear and Luck For a rood shave haircut or aham poo co to bwbv fhog U JUST ARRIVED t Rosenbergs the largest line ot wall aper that has ever been shown In olo county at prices from Re roll 5 AH sow uptodate patterns ap2 SMITHS DANDRUFF POMADE tops Itching scalp upon one applica tion three to six remove all dandruff and will stop falling hair Price at all DR A MORRIS as returned and resumed hla practice of dentistry over Porter Brothers gro cery BEST AND CHEAPEST On the ill wood woven wire fence Mollne and Budlong disc har frames Bold by Lord Murray inrlMf But of course you dont care a snao hat wed like You are concerned however that Is you at all regard nice underwear nd the welfare of your poeketbook We have a great many things to say hat we cant present here but this we must print We gathered year under peculiar ay y W clrcumstaBces let go We stumbled across muslin under wear that is a and and at priced well youll be astonished If your curiosity Induces you to call then you have a moneymaking curi all our assortment this See window for prices Peoples Trade Palace We sell all kinds of Battenberg materlals THEY LEAD THEM ALL Crown and McCormlck Lord Murray mrltU COMPEL FORTUNE to replace what you have lost Uuooch flre How By presenting yoor Insurance policy covering the proMrtr destroyed Wfiy should you bw whole burden of disaster companies we represent nicwt of It for you No hiutmM no family can afford to be flre insurance Balfour Oturetta
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