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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - January 28, 1911, Woodland, California                                WEEKLY KSTABLISHRlJ 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA SATURDAY EVENING JANUARY 23 ion STEAM LAUNDRY IN MEMORY OF TAKEN BY FIRE ANDY MCLORY DAILY ESTABLISHED 1OTT The Knudsons Had Invested About Insurance Covers bat a Fraction of the of the Fire Not Known The Woodland Steam Laundry is a mass of ruins The building ns well as all the contents was either de stroyed or ruined by a fire that oc curred at nn early hour this morning An employe at the livery stable otl the opposite side of the street says he saw a light in tho building about 5 oclock this moning and that was prob ably the beginning of the fire Sev eral parties saw n bright light shining through the window ahout G oclock and an alaim was turned in The re sponge by the department was prompt but a fire inside a corrugated iron building is very hard to fight and aboul all the firement could do was to confine the flames to the building There was a rumor that a delay was caused because the engine could get no water That however is not true Mayor Mitchell was at the waterworks after tho fire was out and all the tanks were nearly full The origin of the fire is unknown Mr KimtJson has a theory that it caught from the electric wires hut there is nothing to base that on except thai the lights were flickering in that part of town prior to the discovery of the fire Col Osborn says there were no wires on the second floor where the fire is supposed to have started He says tiis wire runs in the building through a metal conduit and he wiring was per fect Mr Dell whose duty it Is to turn off all the gas made the rounds last night about 8 oclock and Mrs Knudson who is generally the last one to leave tho building Is confident that there was no five of any kind when the Vniilding was closed at the close of the days work j Mr and Mrs Knudson had iltted up rooms onthe second floor The work was just completed Friday and they expected to move into them and re sida there on and after February llth Most of the weeks washing was de livered on Friday There were only siich clothes on hand as could be washed and delivered today The plant was equipped with the lalest and best machinery Mr and Mrs Knudson purchased the business about two years ago mid they put in the very best machinery they could got for a plant of that capacity The building and all the equipment about The building was in sured in companies represented by J D H G Lawson for SOO andthe machinery was insured in companies represented by Henry Slnmious for i8oo y The destruction of the plant Is not only a loss to the proprietors but it is a severe blow to Woodland There were twenty employes on the payroll Mr and Mrs Knudson feel their loss keenly but they are not going to quit They announce that if their patrons will only be patient and stay with them that they will have another plant equally as good in operation at the earliest practicable moment In the meantime they nave made arrange ment with the Mason Laundry in Sac ramento to do their work until the new plant Is ready for operation They will keep their delivery wagons run ning as usual and the delivery will bo as prompt as the cir cumstances The telephone and electric wire that ran cown the alley south of the build ing wast put out of commission The telephone company was the heaviest loser Two of its cables were burned y and tho connection at least four hundred wires was broken Three hundred telephones were out for some time this morning and some of then will not be working before tomorrow Help came over from Sacramento on the i oclock train and a big force of men Is engaged in repalringall the lines The liver loses Its activity at times and needs help Herblne Is an flfect 1ve liver stimulant It also purifies the bowels strengthens digestion and restores strength vigor and cheerful spirits Price 50c Sold by J R Shel ton druggist Steps Taken to Mark Mexican War Veterans Grave Penniless and Sightless He Spent His last Days After Prominence aid Prosperity Andy McClory a Mexican war veteiT an Is buried in Winters In an un marked grave He came to California iu and engaged in mining until in 1852 when he located in Yolo coun ty near Winters and engaged iu farm ing For many years he was a prom inent and prosperous citizen but was finally overtaken by adversity and died blind and penniless In 1909 he be came an Inmate of the county hos pital but after remaining here for a couple of months was sent to the Sol diers Home He remained there but a soort time and was taken to Sacra mento where he died Old friends gave him decent burial in the Win ters cemetery A few months ago some of tho old residents who kaew him when he was prosperous while discussing the matter deplored the fact that no headstonemarked his last resting place and expressed a willing ness to subscribe a fund to buy place and erect a suitable monument to his memory They were informed that congress by special act had pro vided a fund for the express purpose of marking the graves of old soldiers died in indigent circumstances but I hat it would be necessary to ur niso the war department with the ne cessary Information in relation to his enlistment service and discharge An investigation was started with the result that it was ascertained that was mustered into service Novem ber 8 1S47 at Pittsburg Pennsylva nia as first lieutenant of Captain Rowleys company Distict of Colum bia and Maryland volunteers subse quently known as Colonel Hughes regiment to serve during the Mexican war He was present when General Santa Ana surrendered his sword to General Scott Ho was honorably dis charged at Pittsburg on July 18 1848 Soon after llie passage of the special act of congress Mrs E S Farnham of this city whose husband Is a veteran of the civil war interested herself in the matter with the result that she ILIS secured a large number of headstones to mark the graves of Mexican and civil war veterans who are buried In the city cemetery of Woodland and elsewhere in the county The records Have been turned over to her and no doubt the monument to tho memory of Andy McClory will in due time in dicate his last earthly resting place At a regular ineetiug of tyoodiand Lodge No 1DO Fraternal Brotherhood the following officers were Installed Arthur Davis President P Wilson VicePresident Mrs E C Toothaker Junior VicePresidcnt Mrs Art Davis MistressatArnis G L Reese Ser BeantalArms Miss Lila Boots In ner Doorkeeper C W Foy Outer Doorkeeper E C Webber Financial Secretary Miss Mamie Snee Record ing Secretary P Wilson and E B Tillolsou Trustees Ed Burnett and G U Reese Financial Committee J B George was the installing officer Tho next meeting will be held Febru ary iOth CAMP KENZIES BALL The grand ball given by Camp Ken zie No 11 Spanish War Veterans in Odd Fellows hall Friday evening was well attended Good music was fur nished by R Clark Mrs George Luclc and Ed Dyas William Luck officiated ns floor manager in a very efficient manner The net proceeds will be de voted to the purchase of a new stand ard of colors LOOK FOH THE BEK HIVE on when you huy Foleyiv Honey and Tar for coughs and colds None genuine without tho Bee Hive Remember the name Boleys Honey and Tar and reject any substitute Sold by J R Shelton Henrtburn indigestion or distress of the stomach Is instantly relieved hy Herhinu It forces the badly digested food out of the body and restores tone In the stomach and boweln Price Sold by J R Shelton THE RESULTS IN BASKETBALL Company F and Woodland High School the Winners Score Here 26 to 6 and in Davis 34 to 19 Aeainit College City and State Farm Bespeotiyely The Yolo County Athletic League opened the season Friday eseuing with basketball games at Woodland be tween College City and Company F teams and at Davis between Woodland high school and Slate Farm teams Notwithstanding the stormy weath er the game ut Woodland was fairly well attended The College City boys put up a stiff fight but they were far outclassed especially in size The husiiy members of Company Fs team had nothing over their opponents in speed but weight and height were im portant factors iu determining the re sult The score iu each half was 13 to 3 in favor of the home team The lineup was as Company Richter and Ed Dyas forwards first half and W Richter and Willie Pepper second half Rodney Hill center A Richter and Roy Clover guards College Burtis and L Pet erson forwards H Megoriigal cen ter H Ford captain and C Stone guards For College City Burtis threw a field goal and Stone made a free throw in I he first half and Bord made a field goal and Stone another free throw In the second period For Company F W Richter made six points in eucli half all from field goals Captain Hill threw one field goal and made three free throws in the lirst half and three field goals and a free throw in the second half a total of twelve points and Bd Dyas niaJe two points iu the first half The game at Davis was played in Silvia hall before a large crowd and resulted in a victory for the high school team by a score of 34 to 19 The referee and umpire were Messrs Doz ier and Phillips respectively The lineup of the two teams was as fol low High and Durst forwards Hollingsworth center Rub erts mid Elston guards State and Negis forwards Malingrin and Linn center Haiky and Thille guards For Woodland Stephens scored 12 points Durst 10 Hollingsworth 10 and filston 2 For the State Farm Boydston was the star performer and he and Negis scored practically all the points After the game the Woodland boys wera taken to the moving picture show and were shown other courte sies They have nothing but good words for the hospitable manner In Which they were treated The team and friends who accompanied it re turned on the train this morning THE WEATHEE The rainfall for the twentyfour hours ending at 8 oclock this morning was SO of an Inch making a total of 1017 Inches for the season The rain fall is only 02 of an inch short of that of last season at a corresponding dale The forecast Is rain tonight and Sun day NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Woodland Steam Laundry will take orders same as usual and all or ders will be promptly filled The own erns have made arrangements with a Sacramento laundry to handle their business until arrangements can he made for the reconstruction of their plant ja2glf CLEARANCE FOR STOCK TAKING Mens Sweater Coats Vo1t Childrens Sweater Coats off Childrens Hats off Shirts odd lots 56c Oil Clothing ib ott Rubber BootB 10 off 10 off Mufflers 13 off Fancy 13 off Bath Robes and Smoking Jack ets Off Boys Knee Pants V4 off 35c flea 20 HUTCHISON SUMMERS For good or poo go to Dlnzleri barter ihop a HOW FOE THE THIRD WEEK OF OUR Big Shoe Sale THE VALUE GIVING EVENT OF THE SEASON An Unusual Sale of MENS 8300 and 12 in HIQHCUT BOOTS At At a Pair a Pair Like vithoul Duckies A VALUE IMPOSSIBLE TO BEAT These BOOTS are not VETERANS hat many stores put n sales but all clean cut goods selected from our regnljir stock and all sizes Unlike other stores That RECORDBREAKER sale on D A needs J800 cushion shoo at J3U5 a prevails Profit by nast experience Cpmo early HUSTON Bros Woodlands SOLE AGENTS of D A Reed Cushion Shoo at this nrlco Mens Suits Now All Wool Under Shirts 75C You Have Saved by Waiting Childrens and Ladies1 i Coats Final Clean Up and Childrens Coats 12 in the lot and Ladies and Childrens Coats The Trade Palace You Know Fred Nemo Corset odd sizes 2dB and 350 Ladies Sweaters Final Reductions on ALL SUITS Many Less than 12 Suits 81075 82500 Suits Suits Come now while they last THE VOGUE GRIGGS BUSH 20 percent off Sale SALE You will sec in our windows the Overcoats we are going to sell at 20 per cent off CHILDRENS HATS At a Great Reduction Such as Beavers and Cloth Hats at 20 per cent off GENTS WOOL UNDERWEAR The Extra Good Quality are on display in our window for 80 cents a Garment Extra Special WOOL SOX Tliis Line is the 20 cent grade and must go at 12Mj cts pair Rosenberg Co Leading Clothiers and Furnishers OUR JANUARY IS NOW ON a out Serpentine Crepe regular 20c sale price 16c Comforters g5C 12ft Comforters Vl10 150 Comforters 125 250 Comforters 210 300 Comforters 250 350 Comforters slod 400 Comforters 3 rn While Wnsh Waistsi3 off Fancy Wool Walsta y OII All Fancy Neckwear 13 off All Coats and Suits 13 off Phoenix Mufflers 13 All Iiira reduced tou price Any Sweater in All Rain Coals reduced one third Regular 5c Handkerchiefs S for ZSc Regular lOc Handkerchief 3 for Ke Regular I2ftc life Regular loc Handkerchiefs liu Our ewell stock ot Silk 1J off Silk Waist Patterns10 per otl Duckling Fleeces regulw now 10 per cent off on all Art Squares and Rugs Duckling Fleeces regular 30c norr Ladies Fleecelined Vests reculsjMe values sale price 20c Ladles fleecelined Pants regular SSc values Mia price 20c and The Arcade Dry Goods Co PHONE 47 THE HOUSE OP STYLES WOODLAND LA Annual Report Fire Total amount of Insurance in effect December 31 1910 Amoun of risk written duringyear of 1310 Amount of risks cancelled nd expired duri for the J D MUSGKOVX toty TOJMM   

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