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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - October 27, 1908, Woodland, California                                WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA EVENING OCTOBER 27 1908 DAILY ESTABLISHED A MONSTER DAYTIME MEETING v HOD Theodore A Bell Makes One of the Most Brilliant and Convincing Arguments Ever Heard In Woodland A WillBttthid ky W K Hays NoRlnn for Speech Also by District AtltnDi McCirrai of County Nominees Delighted WHk Tlslr Rettptlon at Knights Landing The Democratic meeting held on Main street Monday afternoon was one ol the greatest political tlona ever witnessed In this city botn In point of attendance and in the en thusiasm manifested i But two days notice of the meeting was given and there was but little time to advertise it nevertheless there were representations from nearly every part of the county and Woodland peo ple turned out in goodly numbers The especial train carrying the speak ers arrived at the switch north of Woodland ou time but there was a freight the yard which block ed the main line and as it took its own time to clear the track there was a brief delay There was a big crowd headedby the Woodland Band at the depot to greet the visitors There was some disappointment because Captain Hob son and Mr Phelan were not on the train but in the presence ot Theodore Bell who is a great favorite In Wood land the absentees were scon forgot ten party consisted of Mr Bell Dis trict Attorney McCurran of Tonopah Senator Sanford Mayor Delay and C B Andros of Marysville Attorneys Wells and Andrews Harry Polsley as sembly nominee from Red Bluff and W K Hays Democratic nominee for congress in the second district Autos were provided for all and escorted by the local committee the visitors were rapidly whirled up Main to the corner of Main and First a tremendous crowd awaited the speakers Estimates of the size of that crpwjl vary from 1200 to 2000 People occupied every window and door in earshot and they were even gathered on the roofs of the adjoining building Both streets were jammed and the auditors were packed about the auto mobiles There was no attempt at traffic on the streets and Interestin the meeting waa sustained from the beginning to the close W H Grant chairman of thevDemo criitlo county central committee intro duced the speakers without ceremony or preliminary remarks giving as a reason that there were several to speak and the time was limited W K Democratic nominee for congress was the first speaker and his remarks ware brief He confined him self wholly to one issue that of Asiatic exclusion He charged that the admin istration is In favor of the naturaliza tion of Japanese and the modification the Chinese exclusion act It was Mr Hays Jirst appearance in Wood land and he met with a very hearty reception Mr McCurran waa next Introduced and ho proved to be a very pleasing speaker He has a well modulated voice and uses excellent English While his speech waa necessarily brief he covered the tariff issue pretty effect ually and he succeeded In arousing e great deal of interest in a subject ueu ally considered dull When MrBell arose to speak he was with much cheering Hla throat was in bad condition and lie could scarcely be heard when he began But as he warmed up hisvoice in a measure cleared up and he could be Jieard by all distinctly Mr Bell has just returned from a six weeks campaigning tour in the during which he spoke In many states No listen to him with out becoming Inspired with hope and filled with his optimistic views in relation Uo the result of the election He feels quite confident that Mr Bryan will be the next president of the Uni ted States and the reasons he gives are quite plausible He says the great fighting ground Is New York Ohio and Indiana that all these states are de batable but the chances seem to favor Mr Bryan He says that the Republi cans are fighting desperately and that In a mad endeavor to stem the tide President Roosevelt has injected him self Into the campaign and is not only writing personal letters hut is sending out every member of his cabinet to speak In the doubtfulstates The ae tiona of the president are without a precedent in the history of the United States Mr Bell did not discuss all the Is sues of the campaign for time would not permit but those to which he did refer were treated In a masterly and convincing manner He gave President Roosevelt due credit for advocating manyreforms thet had been previously advocated by the Democratic party but declared the presidents distinctive policies were re pudiated ty the Chicago convention by an overwhelming majority While the president by the liberal use of patron age and the big stick and the work of administration office holders had dic tated fho nomination of his persona friend the reactionaries the Republi can leudars who have bitterly opposed the presidents policies named the can didate for vicepresident a notorious standpatter and machine man and wrote every plank in the Republican Mr Bell challenged any Re publican in the audience to find any endorsement of the presidents policies In the Republican platform The operation of the tariff law and Its effects upon fanners and wage workers were protrayed in such a con vincing manner that we do not see how any voter who heard him can doubt that It is his duty to vote the Demo cratic ticket next Tuesday He made It quite clear that great trusts and mo nopolies have grown up under the for terlng care of the tariff that the trusts are the chief beneficiaries and that the men who create the wealth of the country do not get anything like a fair share of the profits of their labor Mr Bell paid a growing tribute to Continued on second page THE LATE MRS M MURPHY The News of Her Death Oc casioned Surprise Was Able to Be About the House as Usual up to Within a Few Hours Preceding Dissolution In Mondays Democrat there was the brief announcement of the deatli of Mrs Margaret Murphy While It has been generallyknown that she was in feeble health ber death caused something of a surprise For a long time she lind been afflicted with par tial paralysis Hut she was able to be about the house as usual as Jate as 10 oclock Monday morning and appeared to be as strong as she had been at any time for several weeks The collapse came about 11 oclock and she was put to bed She retained consciousness to the last but her dissolution was so rapid that she breathed her last a few minutes before 1 oclock and passed away as peacefully and It she had but fallen Into a gentle slum ber The funeral will be held at 0 a in Wednesday Mass will be celebrated in the church of the Holy Rosary Mrs Murphy was born In Ireland about 70 years ago Her maiden name was Margaret OToole Her parents removed to the United States when she was quite young In March 1854 she was married to William Murphy who died in this city on the14th December 1896 Shortly after their marriage Mr and Mrs Mur phy crossed the plains frorfi Spring field Illinois to California They first located In Sacramento where they re sided until 1870 when they removed to San Francisco where Mr Murphy en listed In Company H Second Artillery stationed at the Presidio After a short service be asked for arid obtained an honorable discharge and the family returned to Sacramento Twentysix years ago they removed to Woodland After the marriage of her youngest daughter Mrs Murphy made her home with her Mrs Murphy leaves three daughters and one son They are Mrs Josephine Little wife of L D Little of San Fran cisco Mrs Mary Fox wife of Thomas Fox of Sacramento Mrs Clara Law sen wife of li B Lawseu of this city and John Murphy whose whereabouts is unknown Two of her daughters are I Hi dead Alice died while the family lived n Sacramento and Mrs Agnes Kocher died In Oakland Mrs Murphy was a good Christian woman She had a deep reverence for ha things that are pure noble and of iood repute and by nature slie was warmhearted charitable and Intensely sympathetic She was an obliging neighbor wili ng to make sacrifice for the happi ness of others a loyal friend in ad versity as well as prosperity and she iad an abiding love and a warm and ender affection for her family Beneath tha veil that hides the grief it a stricken family there Is consola tion In the consciousness that the frail ind transitory ties of mortal affection iroken now will some day he welded for eternity BASEBALL NEWS CASTORIA The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the signature of ChasHFletcher In use for over thirty years and For real bargains In shoes go to Grohs 521 Main street JySltfdw WOOD FOR SAIB T700 delivered in Wood land or on the ground at the Roee oerry ranch Second growth river oak 14 Inches orders at Lelthold8 drag store nofid for Good Balrcut or sluuo poo go to twber shop U rubber tieel Juliets now ftt y1Hfdw Carpet Sweepers the test Joboftqot Photu 6 Dr ku ratenvd ftuZOtf Food is healthful and nutri tious when raised with ROYAL BAKING POWDER The only baking powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar A special article to the Bee from Winters has the following WINTERS October 2C Another Baseball team has been organized here known as the AllWinters team and yesterday they took a team from Mon icello Into camp by a score too large in one end to record of and very small it the other All Winters boys belong o the AllWinters team anil among well known players who played with them yesterday were the two Hoys Will and Ben Roy Moler and Ray Pratt There has long been a saying that Winters lsa natural baseball town and this seems true aa it is almost Impossible to keep the national game down here Manager Joyce may take his ball dossers to Napa next Sunday Catcher ilarry Simpson who resides In Napa a negotiating for a game in behalf f the local team If the Nnpa trip falls through Manager Joyce says he will try to induce Marysville to come o Woodland i t BASKETBALL GAME Lovers of basketball are soon to have another opportunity to enjoy that ex citlne and fascinating sport Teams representingWoodland and Marysville iilgh schools will meet In Woodland Saturday evening October 31st The same will be played In new armory hall and will begin promptly at 8 oclock The admission will be 2B center Heretofore these two teams have been very evenly matched and tile games between them have been watch ed with a great deal of interest and enthusiasm There is so much new material in both the teams this year that nobody can forecast the result with any assurance of accuracy No doubt this game will draw a big crowd The young ladies now have tickets 01 sale and lovers of the sport and friends of the hlgb school should make it a point to buy one whether they go or not LIFES A OF CARDS A great feature film Lifes a Game of Cards has been secured by the Elite for Wednesday night This film s the latest and best product ot the Bdt son Company and Is a sensation every where It comes direct from the Or pheum San Francisco where It cre ated the greatest sensation of the sea son H A BUTTERS IS NO MORE Short illness Terminates the Capitalists Life Founder and Promoter of Northern Electric Railway and Was a Great Financier The death of Henry A Bulterswhlch occurred at Berkeley on Monday was a shock and a surprise to his many friends In California most of whom did not even know he was sick He was taken ill Friday evening afler a hard days work connected with business Interests throughout the state Mr lititteis was a leading citizen capitalist financier and promoter and founder of he Northern ISIectric rail way Deceasedwas prominently Identified with several business enterprises on this coast and also in Europe and it Is estimated that he leaves a fortune of Funeral services will bo held Wednesday morning In Oak land Henry A Butters was born In Ha verhlll Mass September 21 1850 and came to California in 1SG4 He was a prominent figure in the early develop ment of Colorado where he went dur ing the early mining activity in that state He spent several years of bis life in South Africa where he was engaged lu mining operations While there he constructed In conjunction with Cecil Rhodes John Hays Hammond and others many electric tramways und other similar projects After his return to California lie pro moted the Northern Electric Hues run ning through this valley In which he was associated with Louis Schloss Eu gene Da Sabla Jr W P Hnniinon nnd other capitalists HOME PAPERS COMMENT Auent la KaeHoDermott Wedding in Woodland Monday William John La Hue of Colusa and Miss Maggie McDermott of Maxwell who wprc married In thla city Monday left this morning on a honeymoon trip to Snn Francisco The following Is taken from the Colusa Sun The announcement of the wedding of William J LaUuo of Colusa anrt Misa Maggie McDermott of Maxwell was made In the Catholic church Sun ilny morning The marriage took place Hits Monday morning In the Catholic church In Woodland and after a brief honeymoon trip they will return to Colusa county where they will make their future home The Inltle is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank McDormott She was born near Maxwell where she has lived since birth She la ft young lady of charming personalities and has en denral herself to her hosts of friends vho will welcome her and her husband i their return home Tiio groom Is a native of California nd has made his home with his wld jwel mother In Colusa since early hlldhotitl His friends apeak of him n the highest turms He is oil indus rlous young man and haa the esteem iid confidence of his associates Tholr many friends extend beat fishes for a life of health happiness iiul prosperity Hear Bobbelt The Young Man Blo iiiont nt Tuesday night Oo obcr 27th at Dunnlgan Wednesday light October 28th at Yolo Thursday light October 29th at Brcxlerlck Fri day night Ocotber 30th at Davis Sat irdny night October 31st and at Woodland opera house Sunday night November 1st Oc29 The demand for Johnston Bros1 Headline Soap lias Increased from Ivo case shipments three yenis ago to one hundred case shipments the pres ent time Why oclfitf COiFlE Threequarters of coffee is such that we cant touch it we make five grades of the top quarter Your erocerreturns ymr mtncy II you doat like Schillings Hsl we niv him Johnston Bros Special Blend Cof fee III two grades sold at 25 and 35 cents per pound Johnston llros Woodland and Sacramento oclntf JUST ARRIVED KIMONOS DRESSING SACQUES BATH ROBES HOUSE DRESSES CHILDRENS DRESSES TENNIS UNDERWEAR Second Floor The Vogue The House of MMMIMtlMIIMi MILLSAP CASE IS DISMISSED Prosecuting Witness Falls to Appear at Yolo The Defendant Had Been Charged With Selling Drug Without i a License The case of the People vs Lee Mill sap was called In Justice Nuttings court Yolo at 10 oclock thla morning District Attorney Anderson appeared to prosecute and A C Huston appeared for the defendant The case was set for that hour sev eral days ago and District Attorney Anderson notified the prosecuting wit ness to be present but when the case was called he was hot In court A recess was taken until 11 oclock As ho had not put In an appearance at that hour Mr Huston made a motion that the ease be dismissed the district attorney entered no objection and It was so ordered Mr Millsap was charged with selling drugs without a license The specific charge was that he sold about four ounces of carbolic acid several weeks ago The complaint was sworn to by C K Smith agent for the State Pharmacy Board Cottage hams at Johnston Bros 15 cents per pound Phone 6 oc5tf Gents Soft Bosom Shirt Sale All Week Bed Rock Prices 69cts and 89 cts They are flOO and values Coat and regular shirts pretty patterns of solid blue black and while figures and stripes and woven madras designs absolutely fast colors In offering these October specials we have struck bedrock WUIVOU to loou these shirts over Examine the ma terial the finish and every feature ot them Its two to one you will usk yourself How can you sell them so cheap THE TRADE PALACE YOU KNOW FRB1X Take Good Aim ABOUT WEVE WERE JUST the best thing in this world is good aim whether one is buying or selling clothes or doing anything else long ago reached the goal of our aims by selling the right kind of merchandise going to keep our place in the lead by con tinuing to sell tliiskindand give the values which cant be matched elsewhere now were showing Young Mensclothes in the newest and smartest Fall styles and young men are recognizing them to be the most exclusive appropriate and satis thJyve ever owned MATERIALS are the finest longfleece woolens in handsomest tints of brown tan smoke gray blue and black in plain colors stripes and combination weaves NOTHING has been slighted that would add to the worth of the suits in this greatEdeibeimer showing Rosenberg Co   

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