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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - March 21, 1913, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA FRIDAY EVENING MARCH 21 1913 DAILY ESTABLISHED 187T Volo County Delegates at the Sacramento Meeting on Thursday Legislation now pending before the state legislature that will in any way affect the fruit growers of California occupied the minds and attention of Jive hundred fruit growers nt an es pecially called meeting held In Sacra mento Thursday afternoon and even ing Fruit men from all parts of Cal ifornia wera convened H S Maddox secretary of the Yolo County Board of Trade x was unani mously chosen to be secretary of the Fruit Growers Association Cali fornia E N Richmond of San Jose was elected chairman Secretary Mad 3ox Hayward Heed and G H Hecke represented Yolo county Most Important among the business transactions of the meeting was the amendment to Senate Bill No 4C6 and Assembly Bill 858 offered and accept ed providing that the provisions of this act in relation to the hours of employment shall not apply to nor affect the harvesting curing canning drying or preparing for market of any variety of perishable fruit or vege table The committee on this resolu tion consisted of H Hust Tulare county G H Hecke Yolo county and L F Graham Santa Clara county It was the general opinion of the dele gales that many laborers would be lost if the hours were shortened and the wages thereby decreased There was discussion of the present liability law It was resolved that It Is the sense of the meeting of Cali fornia fruit growers that the farmers and horticulturists be exempted from such laws as the Roseberry law the Boynton act and laws of like nature Besides lie delegates there was a large number of Interested fruit grow ers and horticulturists who listened to the discussion of the meeting Tho delegates were W H Hoy John Rovdon Selina Bowles J W Grimes Henry P Dimoml P A Dix on C L Newport M Bassett 11 B Pressler Geo H Cutter F H Zabb W H Fowler Edwin Garret Mrs C Banclie Josle Canciamilla Nellie Per kins Miss A Robinson Mrs D Car michael Mrs E Harlow Mrs D Pet icclii P W Hastle Fred Nelson U F Graham Helen tHerkin Mies Margaret Hlggins Roy U Allen E N Richmond P W Belluzall Capt J R Foster H H Fanning Louis Gam men Adam O Wilson Mrs Lohmeyer Mrs A Hayes Hayward Reed F B McKevItt F W Reeder W R Nut ting Joseph T Brooks S Glen An drns H Hurst Jas T Boyer Geo W Ashley L H Stewart Mrs L Rosser G H Hecke Mrs Dora Ward Mrs B M Bliss A Swank H D Jackson D W Miller J J Smith H S Mad dox A LABORWING DEVICE FOR HOUSEWIVES Inventive Genius Has Perfected the Vacuum Clothes Sale in Woodland A Vacuum Clothes Washer Is the latest R B Cranston Is displaying a new contrivance this week that is guaranteed to do away with the Mon day morning washing troubles of the housewife Les Cranston busy salesman in the house with tTie red front describes the machine ns the wonder machine that will bring smiles to any mans good wife Of course Les insists that no home Is complete without the new vacuum washer It is said that the latest washer will do everything better than the old fashioned kind and is not onehalf as troublesome It will do a family size washing In a few minutes It never tears and It removes every speck of dirt Jt can be manipulated either by motor engine or by hand All of this Is vouched for by the boys In the Cranston store As Joa would Try It ESPARrO DOES NOT LIKE NEW TRAIN SCHEDULE Delay in Getting Mail Will Cause a Protest to Be Made to Post office Department An Esparto dispatch to the Bee saya The new Southern Pacific passenger schedule went into effect recently and there is much complaint on account of the mall service The San Francisco Sunday papers did not arrive In time for distribution at the postoffice until next morning The news dealer re ceived his at p m The only mail going to Elmira must leave here at 7 a m and as there is no postal olerk on the train no letters can be mailed at the depot The principal complaint is on ac count of the discontinuance of the train that delivered mall each day at noon A protest by citizens will be sent to the postoffice inspector and the Southern Pacific officials In the County Jail He Tells of His Extensive Travels Since Leaving Here Sheriff Monroe returned from San Francisco Thursday evening in charge of William Bruner who last Septem ber jumped his ball in a local blind pig case Bruneiwas locked in the coun ty jail pending the disposition of the charges against him He was arrested lost Tuesday in San Francisco on a bench warrant issued by District At tpney Bailey His wife preceded him to this city andwarmly greeted him at trie jail Thursday evening Bruneitalked freely to a Demo crat representative this morning He diil not have very much to say about the charges against him but intimated thai he would plead guilty He said he would not fuMy determine what ac tion he would lake until after con sulting an attorney When District Attorney Ualley asked him If lie was ready to go before Judge Hawkins to have his bail fixed he replied I dont suppose it would do any good for no body would want to go on my bail now Then he told the district at torney that he would consult with an attorney before taking any action Bruner said that when he left Wood land he went first to Oregon Wash ington Idaho and Chicago Then he ivent to New York He Intended to locate there and sent for his wife who joined him there He also sent a ticket to William Hanley who join ed them in New York Hanley it will tie remembered was one of the de fendants in one of the blind pig cases Bruner and his family remained three weeks in New York and then left for Montreal Mrs Bruner was not con tent to live In the metropolis From the latter city they passed through Canada over the Canadian Pacific and went to Victoria B C After a weeks stay in Victoria they left for Seattle from which point they sailed for Los Angeles arriving there on October 1st On Friday of last week they came to San Francisco and Bruner was seeking employment there when he was arrested Well I have seen a whole lot of country said Bruner but you can truthfully say for me that there Is no place like California and I am glad to be home again even if 1 am in trouble Cets a Pair oi Shoes and Cash on a BadJM Rath a German about 30 years of age weight 190 pounds fire feet ten inchesin height light hair light complexion smooth shaven speaks good English wears brown suit and brown vici shoes size eleven This is tiie description of another bogus check man who has worked another Woodland merchant an other time Charles Groh the shoe man is another victim If there is one place on the map that the bad cheek people can work it Is Woodland Over and over again the same trick has been turned on local business men and now on account of the frequency with which it happens the question Is always before the pop ulace Whos next Last Saturday evening an inno cent appearing laboring man asked Mr Groh for a pair of shoes He was readily accommodated and be handed a cheek for on the San Joaquin Valley Bank of Stockton Such an angelic did the laboring man possess Mr Groh never once suspected The shoes cost Mr Groh handed over J1550 In change Until this morning Mr Groh be lieved that he had annexed 4BO to his bank roll The awakening came in the shape of a notification from the Stockton banking concern that the check was worthless and that the maker had no funds Mr Groh is out The authori ities are looking for W Rath a la boring man NOTICE ELKS 1 All loenl and visiting Elks In Wood land and locality are cordially invited to attend tho Institution of Woodland Lodge No 12D9 B P O B In I 0 0 F hall and banquet In armory Iiall Saturday March 22 1013 commencing at p m mr22 COMMITTEE Reynolds Bakery 714 St LOCAL BREVITIES A good cook wanted See clasisfied pase A new five room house for rent See classified page A gold beauty pin hns been found See classified page Vehicles of numerous sorts are ad vertised by 13 Garrette Son Tbe directors meeting of the Home Savings Bank was held Thursday af ternoon The Good Friday services inthe Catholic church were well attended ami very impressive Many a man has put his money on a smethlnff only to regret that he didnt take a chance There will be a grand Easter con cert in the Baptist church on the 25th for the aid of the renovation of the church See classified column The Vacuum washer is a laborhav ing device that should be owned by every woman who does her own wash ing R B Cranston advertises It The Du Monde Marie dancing club gave the third party of the season at tlie Community Club House Thursday evening It was well attended and as usual a very enjoyable event The Pacific Gas and Electric Com pany has taken down the companys sign on the Main street front of the gas works and It will be shipped to the companys Colfax plant This move is preliminary to the erection of Ihe new gas works on a lot north of the new substation where a much larger and more imposing sign will adorn the front of the new building A food and apron sale lo be given tomorrow by the ladles of the Baptist church la deserving of liberal patron age The ladles have collected an abundance of good things to eat and they have designed and made bny number of pretty aprons The prices will be reasonable Thesale will be conducted In the window of the Wood land Hardware Companys store It is for a worthy cause and It is to be hoped that the ladles In charge will meet with gratifying success BOKN Woodland March 19 1913 to the wife of W J Cockrell a daughter Barney Scimitar Has Till Next Monday to Save Stock in Woodland Unless Barney Schreiber one of the best known racing men In the United States telegraphs a check to the amount of 1385 before 2 oclock next Monday afternoon 21 of the finest thoroughbred racing mares In the west will be sold nt public auction from the stables of Sam Grlgsby In thus city on that date A telegram was received here this morning from Schrelber who at the present time ia In Sadalia Mis souri asking for an extension of time in which to pay the attachment It Is not likely however tlmt the request will be granted Last Monday morning judgment was granted J Stoor in tho superior court of this county for the amount of and also for for addi tional costs Stoor It is said Is a hay and grain man living in Emery ville It is claimed that Schreiber owes Stoer for the amount of the judgment Since the Judgment was awarded additional attachments have been served which bring tho total amount of the bill up to Schreiber on previous occasions has been in the same predicament and he always redeemed himself before the cate of the auction sale The authori ties are of the opinion that a check will arrive in time The racing game had been a dead one for several months It Is opened now in New York and it is believed that Schreiber will send a check In time to save his 21 head of mares In the number are several celebrated rac ing mares GIVEN THREE YEARS ON ROBBERY CHARGE Judge Hawkins in Passing Sentence Expresses Hope for Prison ers Reform This morning Judge Hawkins pass ed sentence upon John Kelly John Hanlon and John Miller who on last Wednesday plead guilty to the charge of robberyEach was sentenced to throe years Inthe state prison at Fol soin About a week ago the trio Induced a man named Osborn to accompany thorn across the brldgo into Yolo county on a pretense of giving him a coat they had hid in the brush They knocked Ofibom down and robbed him of about and threw a portion of his clothing Into the river In passing sentence Judge Hawkins told the prisoners that penitentiaries ware not for the purpose of punish ment but for reform He said he was going to write to the prison commis sion iequestlag that the prisoners be allowed parole if they behave properly and manifest the proper stability and fleslro to reform The prisoners were then remanded to the custody of the sheriff PERSONALJIENTION Judge Hawkins went to Sacramento today I H Wilson of Winters is In Wood land today E P Huston of Sacramento Is in Woodland today Assessor IT B Harrison went down the river today G W Neff came In this morning from Sacramento 1 B F Millar of Dixon was In town Thursday evening Major C W Thomas of Sacramento was In Woodland today B W Grover arrived Thursday af ternoon from Red Bluff H A Kendall of San Jose visited here Thursday evening S L Lilly came over from Sacral meiito this morning Colonel A Hochheimer of Willows was in Woodland today Mrs John Craig arrived thismorn ing from Cananeca Mexico F L Scamman of Redding was in town Thursday night R J Laurence of Fair Oaks spent Thursday evening In this city Miss Stella Guilo is here from Mills College to spend the Easter week end with her parents P J Snowden a stock man from Los Angeles arrived In town today and Is In the field for buying Yolo county horses and mules Not Probable Reconciliation Has Been Effected A story Is In circulation In Sacra incnlo today to the effect that Maury Dlggs and his wife have been recon ciled and that they left Sacramento to gether Thursday without acquainting anyone with Ihelr destination Some SacrHinenlans are under tho Impres sion that tiey are in the vicinity of Woodland We are satisfied that none of these rumors are correct Mrs Dlggs went lo Sacramento n few days ago and she not returned Her mother says If there has been auy reconcUlutlon she lias iut beard of it nnd she does not believe It Is true Fortola Committee Seeks the Most Beautify Girl in California It Is possible that fame awaits some Woodland or Yolo county girl Who Is the most beautiful girl In California This is the question being asked by the executive committee of the 1014 Portoln Festival The Queen of the Portola has been an enviable position heretofore the palm of beauty always being awarded to her by tier courtiers the people of San Frnnclsco But tills year there will bo two queens The executive committee of the fes tival offered yesterday a prize of J100 for the photograph of the most beau tiful young woman In the slate The photograph will be used as a model for a poster drawing representative of California in every respect So fame awaits some girl She may be a red cheeked country girl who goes to town to Imve her photograph taken for the contest She may be the slashing type which waa discovered in California by one eastern artlsl and acclaimed as the typical American girl She may be a vivid city beauty her cheeks brought Into perfect color by the fogs of the Pacific Dr J L Smith Arrested llnderjisapprehension Dr G M Gardner Dr J L Smith Frank Hough and John Post formed a party that drove In the Gardner auto to Carson Saturday returning home Monday Drs Gardner and Smith bought an auto In Carson which was driven to Fallon While In Carson Dr Smith and John Post were taken Into custody by the sheriff of Ormsby county who acted upon the belief that they were auto robbers They were confined In the steel tank of the coun ty Jail and classified as desperate characters and It required much per suasion on Dr Gardners part to se cure their release Johnny Post lost part of his humor In the Carson las tile Dr Gardner Is sponsor for this Nov Standard Too Late for Classification GRAND EASTER CONCERT under the auspices of the choir and Mrs Bnntons vocal pupils assisted by the best local talent In aid of the renova tion of the church Tuesday evening March 25th First Baptist church Ad mission 25 cents mr25 Some Plans of an Important Civic and Development Organization What is destined to bo one of the strongest and most important civic nnd development organizations In Northern California la that of the West Sacramento Commercial Club just recently organized In the new model farms district across from the ato capital The club at present is composed of residents and new settlers In West Sacramento only but It Is the Imme diate purpose to start a whirlwind campaign for membership that will In olude every good citizen in the south ern half of the county In fact the president of the club W J Lelnber ger who Is one of tha county super visors of the district states that he hopes to have a membership of at least five hundred In Ihe next six months It Is intended that this commercial body shall represent the best Inter ests In this community and to be a dominant factor in the civic improve ment of the territory which It repre sents A national campaign of advertising Is proposed along lines that will be both unique and educational Califor nlans It Is snld will be as much in terested In the proposals nnd plans of tho organization as those living out side the state One of the efforts of the new club will be to give everybody who desires It accurate Information on Intensified farming and farm management A work of tills kind It Is said has never licen published before and should prove of Inestimable value not only to easterners contemplating residence In California but to farmers In this state as well U is also staled that tho club pro poses to establish and maintain a standard of colonization This nt first thought appears a daring venture but when the advantages of restricted settlement are considered the results aimed for are worth the effort The plan is new only as it applies to nn agricultural community and Is along the same lines as applies to the finest suburban residence sections Iti some ot our larger cities For example It la said thatno Orientals or negroes will be permitted to locate in the new district This tile club can control by reason of an agreement wllh the land company which Is developing the district to Incorporate such a clause In their sell ing contract which covers a period of seventeen years and Is absolutely legal and binding This it is expected will establish West Sacramento and In California the first community of model farms and model colonization The club In order to perfect Its plans and launch Its membership campaign has announced a community smoker and buffet luncheon at West Sacra mento on the evening of March 26th There will be n number of prominent speakers Including several live wires from San Francisco A special Invitation to all those In terested In Hie welfare of the commu nity Is being sent out by the secre tary If Nelson French Good Friday Services There will be a special service In St Lukes church this evening Good Friday at oclock The ser mon on this occasion will be preached by the Rev John Barrett of Vallejo A cordial Invitation to all It la hoped that many will attend THE WEATHER The weather forecast is unsettled showers tonight and Saturday The equinoctial storm is due today and there have been Intermittent showers There was no frost this morning and to tlmt extent the forecast mada Thursday miscarried Epb Weiss the refracting optician of San Francisco will be la Woodland at the Julian Hotel on March Bth
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