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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - November 2, 1909, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA TUESDAY EVENING NOVEMBER 2 1009 DAILY ESTABLISH 1877 PROCEEDINGS AT INSTITUTE Almost the Full Quota of Yelp Teachers Present lecture by E Morris Cox on Heating Lighting and VentilatingMrs Coolidge Entertains PASSIOF A MEETING OF LOVELY WOMAN Mrs j Cole for Forty Years Resident of Esparto Death Came at the Home of Her Daughter Mrs F 0 Swinney Monday Afternoon When the Yoio County Teachers In stitute was called to order Monday af ternoon there were but six failures to respond to the rollcall and it is prob able that these absentees will be pres ent before the institute closes This Is considered a remarkably good show ing and indicates that the teachers feel commendable interest in the work of tile institute Miss May E Dexter cut out the per functory preliminaries to the evident satisfaction of nlj present There were no addresses of welcome and responses bnL the institute lost no time in getting iigiit down to the serious business of Uie session Miss Hattie Lee made a motion that the institute ratify the appointment ol officers made by the superintendent and the motion prevailed These are Airs L D Lawhead Edgar Hunter and Miss Kathryn Simmons vicepresi donts and Jliss March B Clements secretary Hev G A Charnock offered the in vocation and Mrs Mary Roberts Cool idge sang an English and an Irish ballad Tho educational feature of the insti tute opened with a lecture by E Morris Cox president of the California Teach ers Association lye theme was Hearing Lighting and Ventilating j Schoolrooms An address occupying forty minutes and discussing a subject of so much general interest cannot be synopsized and do justice to the speak er in the limited space at our disposal nnd therefore we shall not attempt it The address was full of timely sugges tions and useful information Mrs Mary Roberts Coolidge next de livered an Interesting lecture on Co Education as a Social Factor After a brief intermission Mr Cox closed the afternoon session with an instructive lecture on What the Schools Shall Gain From More Effect ive Teachers Organizations The evening session was devoted en tirely to Mrs Mary Roberts Coolidge who gave a most interesting discourse on old English ballads with vocal il v Thoie was a large attendance and Mrs Coolidge charmed her hearers She opened her remarks by giving a brief history of the ballads and by tell ing of the characteristics chief of which she said was simplicity Often the tune was sacrificed for the story Every ballad had a well defined story hut rarely ever a moral One of the oldest ballads Chevy Chase had CQ verses to the tune of The Hunt is Up Mrs Coolidge sang several ot the verses Among other vocal il lustrations she rendered Pastime in Good Company Bailiffs Daughter of Islington O What a Plague Is Iove Ballad of the Spanish Lady Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes Mrs Coolidge then gave a number of illustrations from ballads in Shake speares plays They included ballads v snug by Falstaff Desdemona Lover and His Lass from As You Like It and one from Winters Tale She rendered Barbara Allen as an illustration of the period of Charles il She declared there were few bal lads ot any beauty In the 18th century Mary Dawsons Hornpipe was one of the best and Early One Morning As an illustration of the 19th century Khe rendered Allen Percy At the conclusion in response to per sistent applause Mrs Coolidge ren tared the Aloha or farewell song of Hawaii familiar to many With all due respect to the English ballad it was in our humble judgment by far the most pleasing selection rendered during the evening Today the Institute Is in session at the state farm The program was ar ranged by Dr Leroy Anderson super intendent of the farm and Is as fol lows 10 to 12 a Work of the Uni versity for Agriculture School of Ag riculture A M Cleghorn Horticul ture and Farmers Institutes W T Clarke Cereal Improvement G W Shaw Animal Industry E w Major Hairy Industry H A Hooper Agrl for the Schools Leroy Ander Von to prepared by Bachelor Girls of Davis to Classes Laboratories and Field Work Most o tho teachers went down the early morning train It had been originally planned to go on No 13 bin the report that a cave in a tunnel would delay the train several hours made a change in the plans necessary A number of the teachers made the trip by team There will he no session this even ing and many of the visitors will prob ably avail themselves of tho opportu t nity to attend the performance of The Time The Place and The Girl At p m Monday November 1 1909 Juliet Cole passed from life For ten months she had been in fail ing health but only for the past week was her conditioii deemed serious She had made her home with her third daughter tho wife of F O Swinney of Esparto The subject of this sketch was the second daughter ot the late Hon Wm Jacobs and Salotna Stevens Jacobs She was a child of singular beauty and developed into a lovely woman Her parents were residents of Indian apolis Indiana at the time of her birth November 23 1831 When she was 11 years old in 1842 hey removed to Davis county Iowa ind afterwards settled at the Jacobs arm in Keokuk county Iowa There Juliet Jacobs grew up with her broth ers sisters and cousins happy as a ihild could he On October B 1848 she married John Bailey Cole of Kentuck In 1S52 she crossed tho plains with her husband and two little sons They started in Captain Swausons wagon train and after an adventurous trip reached Dia mond Springs August 1 1852 The members of the Cole family Ived at this place only a short time removing later to Sacramentowhere they lived nearly two years They lived near Suisun in Solano county four years in Capay galley two years on Willow sloughTseven rears It was in November 18GB that hey settled at the Cole place near Esparto For 40 years this family have ived Mrs Cole was a woman of strong personality and unswerving principles Scared in a family of fifteen children jy Baptist parents she was of a deep y religious nature but very reserved in expressing her deeper feeling She became a menfber of the Cbris tion church of Capay when that church was organized and held to its doc trines She was a devoted mother the par ent of twelve children nrne of whom survive her They have all been near Her In her last Illness They are Wil liam Emmert David Vincent John NewtonFrancis and Oscar Cole Mrs A L McCloud Mrs W E Jacobs Mrs P O Swinney and Mrs J L Black Lejt a widow when in her very prime she devoted her life to tho rear Ing of her nine living children Her last words were Lord I thank thee that I have been spared all these years Besides her own children she has thirtyone great grandchildren each of whom was very dear to her She has three brothers and four sisters who survive her They are Lydia P H and J D Jacobs of Keokuk Iowa Mrs J O C Wimer of Salem Oregon Mrs George Wimer of Cool county Oregon Mrs Henry Grien of Modoc county Cal and I N Jacobs of Lake City Modoc county Cal Her fatherwas a member of the sec ond legislature of Iowa and was re turned afterward twice Free demonstration at Van Camps 3oapa and Coffee Please come WIFE GRANTED DECREE Testimony Offered by Krs McKay to Show Husbands Cruelty Mrs Genevleve McKay wll be al lowed hereafter to bear her maiden nama of Genevleve Curtiss Quietly Monday afternoon In Judge Shields court after testimony by herself her mother Mrs W C Curtissnnd net aunt Mrs Mattle Porter to the effect that Daniel McKay had been cruel to her and had struck her despite her pleadings she was granted an Inter locutory decree of divorce on her cross complaint The document settling property rights adjusted on compromise out side of court but filed with the clerk disclosed the tact that the extrustee and hnrnessmaker settled upon her cash and J50 a month alimony tc he paid so long as she remains single McKay himself get no foot inside the court He remained conspicuously absent Only Grove L Johnson ap peared to represent him Attorney Chnunccy Dunn conducted the case for Mrs McKay The witnesses testified that when McKay had struck his wife he declared he was going right down and apply for a divorce that she clung to him and Implored him not to hut that he Insisted None of the allegations In McKays complaint were brought out The crosscomplaint method was consld ered the best way out of litigation and the one affording the least publicity to domestic difficulties after the prop erty settlement had been Do you appreciate good lumber de livered promptly and exactly aa or dorcd Then flea with the West Val ley SUPERVISORS W P Wotnack Elected to Justice at Winters The Bridge Proposition Dropped After Makes Trip to Guindd Dependable Shoes FOR CHILDREN Reasonably Priced The hoard of supervisors met In reg ular session Monday afternoon All he members were present and Deputy tounly Clerk Hiddloson was at the esli The minutes or the previous neethig wove read and approved The successor to the late Justice Mc Jluve was appointed Petitions to bo iPliointcd were read from P Wom acl C K Brown and A L Bundy viiige delegations from Winters favor ng each of the candidates weve pres jnt but none of them addressed the joard in open meeting The selection vns made by ballot and f Wom ack was elected by unanimous vote It was ordered that a rebate of 18850 in axes he allowed J II and T S Glide The resignation ot E H Archer as lewer of the proposed road north rom College street was accepted and 3eo W Pierce was appointed in his ilaec The report of the viewers in the matter of road No 720 was laid over until December Cth The clerk was directed to advertise or bids to furnish a gasoline engine or road district No 4 The auditor was directed on pre of a proper deed to a strip of land adjoining the hosiptal land o draw his warrant for in favor of E C Duncan Priester were granted a license to sell liquor at retail in Javis The election of D C Jenkins Valen tine Hanser and W R Stockton as rtistees of Washington levee district was confirmed Attorney Arthur Seymour represent ng the Northern Electric Railway Company was present but the board vas not ready to consider any propo sition ho might submit until after au nspection of the proposed site of the ridge to be jointly constructed by the two electric roads It was decided that such Inspection wiH be made before the proposed joint meeting of the Sca and Yolo boards Supervisor Monroe suggested that some action be taken in regard to the offer the S P Cos offer to con struct a steel bridge over the Sacra mento river the expense to be shared by thetwo counties and the companyHe declared that onefourth of the aggregate to he contributed by he two counties is entirely too much for Yolo county and he will never con sent to it unless Ihe company is more reasonable in its demands He said that in view of the fact that the com pany once promised to construct a steel bridge with a life of fifteen years and secured aid to the amount 000 on the strength of hat promise it could alford to redeem that promise now If the company will submit a similar offer now he will vote to ac cept it A desultory discussion follow ed but no onqelse had any definite proposition to offer and the matter was finally dropped The hoaid Is not In session today The members left for Guinda this morning to view the two bridges that are nearing completion The session will be resumed and the business of the term completed on Wednesday Silveiware for Everybody Coupons with Every Purchase PRIESTS FEET CUT OFF A telegram from Winnemucca undei date of November 1st conveys the shocking Information that in n railroad accident at Imlay on that date Fathei Meghan had both feet cut off He hai been taken to a Reno hospital Fa ther Meehan is a warm friend of Holy Rosary Academy and attended the lasf commencement exercises Those who met him on that occasion were verj favorably impressed with him and wll learn with sincere regret of his terri hie misfortune The big shoe store has long been recognized as I lie proper place to buy childrens shoea and our business in this direction is constantly growing Onehalf of east side of houseis drulrd to childrens shoes alone and hundreds and hundreds of iiajrs are canted in reserve in the rear of stove The Hoys Bxcelsla make tried and tested for over n dtixon of years Is a popular favorite Hlucher or lace cut In either nnlunt calf gun metal or vici kid Boys sizes youths little gents Extra value shoes in other well known malces In all styles and leathers Boys sizes and youths and little gents and Childrens shoes from the well known Felton Company pnleiit colt but ton and blucher with bronze white red gray and tan tops childrens 5 to 8 and a pair Infants and Childrens shoes from 50c up Infants 2Bc up Room enough for the baby buggy and the whole family HUSTON BROS Specialists in Swell FootWear WOODLAND 2b7 BERKELEY SURPRISE Your Just the Thing the boys have been looking for SHE OUR WINDOWS lor st3lcs ami prices Something to Please Her Buy your fall suit and furnishing hero Take home with you free Rog ers 20 year guarantee silver ware as a present Coupons to the amount of Your Purchase Buy our wool suit We give you worth of coupons 07 worth of these coupons take borne teaspoons free etc Buy our wool suit We give you worth of worth of these coupons take home halfdozen dessert spoons free Buy suit We give you worth of coupons worth of coupons take halfdozen silver Icnives or forks Rogers Silverware given aVay free with coupons from and up A coupon with every purchase You get the direct benefit of yonr purchase No game of chance Everybody gets Silverware THE TRADE PALACE Two Browniekars Tree Vote Saturday October 30th AVIATION CONTESTS Manager Hunt of the Elite has so cured at great expense the Pathe rec ord film of the famous aviation con tests at Rhetms and will exhibit the same Wednesday evening It shows the sensational flights of the aero planes nnd dirigible balloons and all the exeltlng and thrilling features in connection with the contests n2 A PECULIAR WRENCH of the foot or ankle may produce a very serious sprafn A sprain is more painful than a break In all sprains cuts burns and scalds Ballnrds Snow Liniment is the best thing to use Re lieves the pain Instantlyreduces swell Ing is a perfect antiseptic nnd heals rapidly Price 25c 50c and Sold by J R Shelton druggist 1 Free demonstration at Spaulrtlnga Van Camps Soaps and Spauldlngs Boss Coffee Please come n6 Dates bananas cranberries apples nuts etc at Johnston Bros o27tf Lawrence Maxwell 4Sfii Ilarrel Blcvins 3750 LsRoy Zimmerman I 3M7 Hiiby Ernst 2COC R tawson 2145 B Jacobs 2141 Floyd Scott 1556 Henry Fissell 1U83 F Parker W Fisher 90f Clarence Brown 730 Marie Oldham 735 Henry Jacobs 678 Margaret Cartee 552 Iorrane Poley 605 LaVerne Leech 428 H Bourn 425 Horace Martln 393 Lucilc Masters 374 Mary McNeil 328 Ileatrue lleimnerly 305 Clarence AErzKCr 201 Herman Ulchtcr 2D2 Thornton Cranston HarrieUo Stroiif 239 Melviu Fish 21 Audrey Lcmhfiis 17 L Hutibard 17 Ida Uerdetto Woodurd 1C H Howard 15 Nixoa 14 H Webb Clara Eaton 121 Bernard 11 HUTCHISON SUMMERS 6RI6GS BUSH Vota From Either Store Count the Same WE wish to call your attention to our Boys Suits and Overcoats of we have just re ceived a beautiful line THE nifitiestpatteras ami styles you haveever secti for the price WI5 had tluni nmde to suit 3our taste WK have fitted most R A G o OT I the lads in Woodland in new suits and over coats every year aim couie pTetty near knowingwhat they want This year we have it ROSENBERG CO Leaders in Clothing and Furnishings 2hlO One Week Ladies and Childrens COATS 1 off on our entire stock of Childrens and Ladies Coats We have many styles and colors in all the popular weaves A Good Chance to buy a good coat at the right time at a great saving Tie Arcade Dry Good Co 2d6 READ THIS FARMERS Commencing on June 8th the Farmers Mutual entered upon IU year of existence The two years that have passed have been Starting with about ot Insurance the growth has now the company ha upon Us tooka almost of the property In Yolo county Not all of tho insurance offered has i ed by the Directors even though it 13 firm property u an risks not desirable and the do cot propose to makethe good OM pay tar the bad Tho success of ths Farmers Mutual should conrlacc tataHBMitV man that it IB far better o be Insured la a home company that itself entirely to th ebest ot to deal with that wttl wr any old thing without even It U Ii worth sour to In before you renew your old policy Woodland CaJ
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