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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - March 19, 1913, Woodland, California                                WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 DEATH INTO BUTTE SLOUGH WOODLAND CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY EVENING MARCH 19 1013 DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877 Accident That Be fell Brakeman JH Baile NORTHERN ELECTRICEMPLOYE i Dies in Hideout Hospital at Marys vilie Without Speaking Again Had Been on Woodland Run Three hours after falling from his car while It was crossing the Butte slough bridge the Northern Elec tric Company fifteen miles west of Marysvilie Tuesday J H Baile a passenger brakeman who has fre quently come Intojhls city succumbed tohis injuries in the Hideout hospital of Marysvilie without regaining con sciousness long enough to tell the de lalis of the accident Baile who has a mother and other relatives residing in Sacramento has been in the employ of the company for some time He was about 33 years old As the car was passing over the trestle Baile was noticed standing at the rear end of the car on the plat form When the car was midway on the passengers on the car saw the body of the unfortunate brake mhn plunge from the car over the top of the trestle and into the water thirty feet below the track How he came to fall from the car no one seems to know the first Intimation of the accident being given when the pas sengers saw the body falling through The train in charge of Conductor Christie was stopped aa soon as possi bfe and Baile after being rescued from the water of the slough was placed on the train and taken to Me ridian Several severe abrasions were found on the face and head of Baile caused by striking the piling and other wood en material of the bridge Mrs Baile mother of the dead rail road man was notified of the accident soon after it happened She did not reach Marysvilie in time to see her son alive About 12000 Acres Northeast if Knights Landing to be Robert Jameson of Marysvilie who Is employed on the big tract of land recently purchased by the Armours of Chicago was in Woodland today and reported that operations on the tract are progressing satisfactorily Tents have been erected and a camp started near Chandler station about seven miles northeast of Knights Landing There are thirtyfour men there but the force is to be largely increased as soon as the preliminary work is fairly Inaugurated The tract purchased by the Armours about 60000 acres While the reclamation work is in progress it Is proposed to crop a portion of the land tt is the iuteilttou to plow and seed to rice about i2000 acres this season Eight 8horse teams are at work and tho number is to be increased About three hundred acres have been plowed and checked and will sooa be ready to be planted A force of men is engaged in bor ing wells as it is necessary for the rice plant to be under water during certain periods of its growth Man in a Bad State Brought froHi Broderick Constable Russell Joseph Fay over from Broderick this morn ing to serve JtTdays in the county jail Fay wasarrested Tuesday evening while he was running around the streets of Broderick in a nude condi ton When arrested Fay sad he had fallen out of an allship and that his clothes would be down tomorrow That must be pretty strong stuff over there when it acts that way Fay is a laboring man and Is known to have had on his person ten days ago When arrested he was broke Legislative Notes SACRAMENTO March 18 Mr Leake The foregoing resolu tion was introduced today In the sen ate by Senator Lee C Gates of Los Angelas and unanimously adopted A E BOYNTON Resolved That the thanks of the senate of the state of California be and the same are hereby tendered to tho citizens of Woodland and Yolo county for their courtesy and bouni teous hospitality on Sunday March 16th enabling the legislature to ob tain a view and an acquaintance with the manifold wealth beauty and op portunities of the typical California county of Yolo Released on Own Recognizance on Charges Preferred by tte State Maury I Dlggs and F Drew Cam inetti were rejeased on their own rec ognizance late Monday afternoon on the three charges brought against them in this city Their preliminary examinations were set for April 22 23 and 27 These proceedings were taken in tho courts of Justice R M Clarken and Judge J W Diggs and Camlnetti were then ar rested by United States Marshal T F Kiernaa on federal warrants charg ing them with being white slavers and violating the Mann act Judge Hughes declined to act in the matter of their bonds for release Upon instructions from United States District Attorney McNab Cant inettl and Diggs were taken before Justice darken who swore In their bondsmen They were released from federal custody oa bail each to appear before United States Com missioner Krull in Francisco March 27th on white slave charges The bondsmen for Catninettl were Attorney Frank Freeman of Willows and Assemblyman William A Dower of San Andreas They waited while the atorneys consulted with Marshal Klernan arid Judge Olarken The bondsmen for Oiggs were I P I M Op the Name of tiie Ulan Killed by a Train at Webster Coroner Kltto has identified the body of the man killed in the yard at Webster station by train No JS on Monday Two pawn tickets issued by l 2em anslty Sacramento were found in the dead mans pockels These tickets bore the signature of I M Ogan and when Zemansky was communicated with he replied thai tile tickets were Issuer to a man who answered the de scription of the dead body A F Foster a nurseryman of Tre mont Solano county also santhe de scription and said that a man named Ogau who had worked for him tallied with the description of the man who was killed Mr Foster telephoned to the chief of police of Santa Rosa and learned that a man named I M Ogan has three sons and a daughter residing there The inquest was held by Coroner Kitto late Tuesday afternoon The jury found that the name of deceased was I M Ogan that he came to his death by being accidentally struck by train No 15 The jurors were Chris Clbbbi Thomas Pierce H Stevens Robert J Graff John Strelcher and Theo Eggel Nick Sideras foreman of a Greek section crew that was working near the scane of the accident was the chief Diggs and J A Berkeley Marshall both of TBE HIER BOYS FATDBK SUIT A Total of Demanded from Southern Pacific Because of AccJdent A few days ago Mrs J H Moeller who vtas appointed guardian ad Ittem of her fiveyearoldson Clarence be gan aclion for damages aggregating alleging contributory negli gence of the Southern Pacific Com pany Agent John FingUuid and Sec tion Foreman D L Carter The boy lost a leg while playing on the rall turntable In the companys yard Tuesday afternoon J H Moeller filed another suit for Of this Rinotirit 1500 is demanded for physi cians fees and for personal damage The plaintiff alleges that the boy will be a cripple for life ancf there will bo a constant expense for his care W A Anderson of this city Clark Black of San Francisco and J A Elston of Berkeley are attorneys for plaintiffs in both suits Preparations for the Big Event The Overtures from Con cession Company Several days ago the Democrat announced that Howdy pap would be the byword on the streets of this city from June 18th to the 21st Since that time tho Woodland Moose have received overtures from several different amusement concerns and it is highly probable that the original dates will bo changed and the Moose Festival will be scheduled definitely for the four days from April 30th to May 3d A committee of Moose consisting of Claude King 0 O Flowers and Fred H Miller will leave for San Francisco Sunday and will bo the guesls on the trip of the FoleyBurko Amusement Company It is said that this con cern has just come out of winter quar ters and if the terms are accepted they will make their second appear ance of the season In Woodland their first being in San Francisco local Moose have received ex cellent letters of recommendation from the FoleyBurke people and the Moose committee will Investigate the shows and see for themselves whether or not the attraction Is aa good as the letters would indicate It is said that the FoleyBurke peo ple are negotiating for the carnival issue of the Yolo county fair and they have promised to givethe Moose four days of the carnival attractions that are unequaled anywhere Not to interfere with the plans of the Elks or of any other lo cal organization in giving the floral fete the Moose have selected the four days before May 3d Providing the Elks decide definitely to manage the floral fete the first week in May will probably be a week of unusual jollification in this city Bondsmen Will Make Fight Against Paying the Bail Bejorfeited A bail juniper was arrested in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon and will be brought to Woodland this evening by Sheriff Monroe In July 1912 Wil Latest Robbery Caused ta to Exert More Vigilance Thia week for the third time In the past six months the Jlochdale sjore of Arbuckle was robbed Stinsons drug store waa also burglarized for the second time within two months Each time the entry has been made the same way through tho same win dow which would Indicate that the same miscreant accomplished the act each time The Rochdale store waa robbed of a suit of clothes a pair of shoes In cash and several small articles While eugaged In making his collection the burglar helped himself to a sumptu ous repast of cookies banned goods and other delicacies which were handy Manager Cains suitcase which he had left In the store on his return from San Francisco was cut open and the contents strewn about the store The only thing of value found miss Ing In the drug store waa a little change amounting to about 30 cents which Mr Sllngon had left In the till The burglar found number of pack ages of pennies which Mr Stlnuon has accumulated amounting to but these evidently did not appeal to him for they were left behind scattered over the floor of the postoffice Mr Stlnson recovered all of these after a laborious search These incursions have become fre quent of late and the business men of Arbucklo are to take measures to atop them Hereafter the burglar or bur glars will find it necessary to evade the vigilant eyes of a nightwatchman TOWN TRUSTEES AT OUTS WHJINIVERSITY Mayfield Would Have the Legislature Investigate Some Affairs at Stanford liam Brunei was arrested two Quick service on lanibef deliveries Diamond Match Co which witness About a halfmile west of Webster station he saw deceased walking toward Davis on the south track There were several grave cars standing on the track and der celTsed walked around them and then attempted to cross over the main track Ho stepped directly In front of train No 15 which It Is presumed he did not see It Is doubtful If the engineer or fireman saw the man Even if they had tha witness said it would have been impossible for them to have avoided the accident George Ivaleotl another member of the Greek crew corroborated the tes timony given by his boss Ben Ogan and Mrs Pearl Sneers a son and daughter of deceased arrived from Santa Rosa on the noon train They identified the body and com arrangements for the funeral Fire Fiend Again Visits Louis Abele It is learned today that Louis Abele a rancher who lives six miles south of Arbuckle and Is well known here abouts suffered the loss of his ranch house this morning when It burned to theground Thisis the second fire that Mr Abele has experienced during the past year A barn and machine shed went up In flames last spring causing a loss of several thousand dollars The ranch house was partially covered by insurance held this afternoon from Coroner Klttos mortuary parlors Deceased was a native of Kansas City Missouri 53 yaera of age He leaves a wife three sous Ben Lester and Roy and one daughter Mrs Pearl Speers residing In Santa Rosa He had been separated from his wife for about eight years and for the past five or six years was employed by Mr Foster the nurseryman at Tremont Take indigestion It relieves the pain in a few minutes and forces the fermented matter which causes the misery Into the bowelt where It Is Price 60c Sold by J R ahelton druggist 1 charges of maintaining a blind pig His bail was fixed at and James Reeney and W J Parker were his sureties Bruneidisappeared There were rumors that he was In New York Brooklyn and Los Angeles All search for him was unavailing and in Sep tember the court declared his bail forfeited A suit for Its collection Is still pending H L Huston who is attorney for the bondsmen learned that Bruner waa in San Francisco This informa tion came through A C Huston who recently visited that city on business Detectives were put on his trail and he was located at the Dale hotel He was kept under surveillance untli Dis trict Attorney Bailey was advised and telegraphed a bench warrant for his arrest about 4 oclock Tuesday after noon District Attorney Bailey Is of the opinion that the capture of Bruner after the bonds have been declared forfeited will not exonerate hl3 bonds men but Mr Huston will make a vig orous opposition to the collection of the money from his cllenfs Tho maximum penalty on each of the charges against BruneiIs seven months In the county Jaii and a lino of Monroe left for San Fran cisco this morning Thou 714 Mala St MAYFIELD March the financial affairs of Stanford Uni versity have been grossly mismanaged and the funds exploited for the bene fit of certain banks and individuals in San Francisco a number of leading residents of Mayfield are planning to call upon the slate legislature for an investigation according to a state ment Issued today by Michael Carney president of the Mayfield board of trustees The ire of Mayfield citizens has been aroused says Carney over the refusal of the Stanford trustees to spend J7000 in improving the main highway through Mayfield Many years ago said Carney to day the trustees of Stanford univer sity agreed to make a yearly account Ing of the funds In Iheir bauds We are Inclined to the belief that they dont dare make a report The trouble between the town of Mayfield and the Stanford trustees has been brewing for some time but came to a crisis last night when at torneys for tlie university appeared at a meeting of the Mayfield board with a temporary restraining order en joining the town against further pro ceedings In the Improvement of Main street until tho legality of the proceed ings have been decided CREW WORKERS ON STRIKE Were Employed on Second Street by Railroad PLACES PROMPTLY FILLED Malcontents Try to Induce Strike Breakers to Quit bat Hake no Trouble Became Unsuccessful The construction crew composed of Greek laborers engaged in laying track tor the Sacramento and Wood land railroad on Second street all went on a strike this morning Ever sliico Bueletsas waa fatally injured last Saturday the men have been surly The Interpreter especially has been fa a bad humor and refused to give tfla orders required of him This morning Foreman William Eastman discharged tho Interpreter ami all the Greeks threw down their shovels and refused to work Foreman Eastman tele graphed to the railroad officials at Sacramento and was advised that an other crew would be sent over with aa little delay as possible There were thirtytwo of the strik ers Soon after they quit work they congregated 011 Main street and after a brief but excited conference went In a body to the SacramentoWoodland depot where they stoodj around ap parently awaiting developments A few minutes before 9 oclock the freight train arrived with a crew of thirteen Greeks that have been work ing at Elkhorn Without making any slop the train ran down Second street to Oak avenue where the construction work is going on The strikers followed and made per sistent efforts to induce the crew to quit workT hut without success When the strikers found they could not Induce their countrymen to follow their example they quietly dispersed It wns announced that an additional force would arrive from Sacramento on the a m but there were only three arrivals They brought the Information that about thirty more would arrive this afternoon or this evening Tho striking Greeks claim that the real trouble began when one of tha crew was docked half an hour Mon day morning because he reported late Mr Eastman fexys that Is true but the man was half an hour late and It la necessary for him to be strict In this matter otherwise ho would have no end of trouble DAMAGE SUIT fleeting Called for State Highway Discussion D W Ross of has called a meeting of delegates from Yolo Colusa Glenn tohama and Soland counties to be held at Willows Thurs day to discuss the situation In the west side counties state highway com mittee of which Ross is chairman New lot Sherman Island potatoes 50c a sack Johnston nirl3tf A complaint was filed this afternoon by C W Jarvis against the Northern Electric Railway Company and the Woodland Railroad Company Plain tiff seeks damages In the sum of for injuries alleged to have been sus tained In an attempt to eject him from defendants train Plaintiff leges that on July 4 1912 he boarded a train at Sacramento bound for Woodland The aaaiaUnt conductor demanded that he produce a ticket plaintiff had no ticket but waaready and willing to pay fare said servant refused to take the money Plaintiff made a second offer which was also refused The assistant conductor at tacked pladntlff and attempted to eject liim from the train pulled him from threw him down In the aisle of the car threw him out Into the vestibule ot the car striking his back on the casing of the car door Plain tiff was thereby Injured bruised hu miliated and became sick and sore and by reasonof such Injuries baa been preventedfrom carrying on hJs usual occupation A QBaity and W 3 Pierce are tor Ulalntlff   

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