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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 27, 1913, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA FRIDAY EVENING JUNE 27 iaia DAILY ESTABLISHED 1871 Scientific Definition Far Different from Ordinary Baby Show A Better Baby Contest in which prizes will be awarded to babies ot three years or under not for mere beauty but for physical and mental development the first contest of its kind to bo held in the state is now an assured attraction for the Yolo County Fair The contest is a popular yetscien tific movement to encourage the rais ing of healthier and better babies Mere looks will not count The babys physique and mental showing will be the allimportant points upon which the premiums will be awarded A committee of representative physi cians from various parts of Yolo coun ty will name tlie winners of the prizes These physicians who have consented to act as judges are Doctors Blevins Lawliead and Hasor Woodland Dr Bates of Davis and Dr Haile of Win ters Handsome prizes will be offered b the fair association and no fee will bi required of Kny mother There will b no expense attached except that born by the management of the fair Yolo county isthe first in the state to adopt such a contest It has proven popular in the east no less than sev enteen stales having encouraged sucl a project last year The fair directors have beenprom ised the hearty cooperation of the Uni lersity of Cnlifornja Dean Van Nor man is personally interested Lecture will be given on how to bring up th kind of babies that will receive award in the Better Baby Contest The original intention of the direct ors to make the fair educational a well as entertaining is being strictl adhered to Through the lectures that will b given free in connection with th Better Baby Content mothers wi IH taught how to improve tlie physica condition of their children and interes will bo stimulated in the prolectio and conservation of children Sought on a Charge of Getting Away With a Motorcycl For borrowing a motorcycle and fai ing to retuia with the same Fred Ca loff is being sought on a charge of em bozzlement preferred by Mark Hutcl ings owner of the missing machine It is stated that Cailoff borrowe the wheel from Hutchlngs last Moi day promising to return it withoi delay Since that time Hulcliings hi sefn nothing of Qarloff or bis moto cycle Little is known regarding Cn loff The authorities are trying to a certain hig whereabouts Brener to Put Stage on SaGwntoFolsoiri Ru CONVINCED BY A VISIT TO COUNTY aptain Simpson In terested in the Yolo WaterPower Co A PIONEER LUMBERMAN J C Dickson Snatched Away When Only a Little Child Was Near On His Return Tour of Inspection He Is Accompanied by a Friend Whom He Induced to Come Some time ago Captain A M Sitnp n eaino to Woodland without being uinounced for the express purposeof ascertaining something definite in rela iou to the prospects and outlook of he Yolo Water and Power Company of which his soninlaw Roy Pike is president Possibly he was a little skeptical about its being a giltedge investment for the stockholder and an imstiinablo boon for the landowner If so a little investigation conducted so quietly that no cue else knew it was oing on dispelled all doubts and mis livings Mr Simpson was so impressed with the county its natural advantages and possibilities and the opportunities for profitable investment that It offers that he induced a friend J P Soule accompany him on another tour of inspection They arrived this morning and today are taking an auto trip over the coun ty accompanied by R H Beamer manager of tlie Yolo Water and Power Company Captain Simpson is one of the pio neer lumber dealers in the state lIe started o lumber yard in Sacramen to many years ago and Messrs Friend and Terry who afterwards con ducted one of the biggest lumber busi nesses in the Sacramento valley be gan their careers as day laborers pil ing lumber for him Captain Simp son has beenin the lumber business ior more than sixty years He is pres ident of tlie Simpson Lumber Com pany with headquarters in San Fran cisco Mr Soulo is also extensively en gaged inthe lumber and timber busi ness M OEftlH OFft TEMOLD BOY Clarence Murphy Son of P Murphy Does noifc Long Survive Attack of Appendicitis J C Dickson a resident of Wood land for forty years died suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday evening at liis residence in tlie southeastern lim its ol the city Death occurred about 1 oclock Therewas no one at lie residence with him at the time the fatat sum mons came except Ilia little grand daughter Ncwerth Nichols of Sacra mento He was sitting out in the yard reading a paper and the little girl was playing on the porch Suddenly the lillle granddaughter looked up and secing her grandfathers head reclin ing backward on lie chair she rush ed did not answer and becoming fright ened she ran across the street to no tify some of the neighbors They rushed over without delay and sent for a physician One responded prompt but there was no need for his ser vices as lie pronounced the body life less A sudden attack of heart failure was undoubtedly the cause Deceased had been afflicted with heart trouble for years and on one occasion about twelve years ago he came near pass lug away in a similar attack Recent ly he bad been much better and not long ago he remarked that he never felt better for years The funeral will be held from the family residence Saturday afternoon at 4 oclock Mr Dickson was u native of Keys ville Clinton county New York 73 years t months and 22 days age When three years of age he removed with his parents to Illinois where he spent his early years When 19 years of age hefcrossed the plains After bis arrival in Sau Francisco he enlisled in tlie army Seven years after his arrival In San Francisco he returned to Illinois where lie married Miss Minnie New erth Soon after his wedding Mr Dickson returned to California with his bvklo They first went to Vacla vHie Tint remained there but a short time and then came to Woodland Mrs Dieksou died here 26 years ago Mr Dickson enlisted from thisstate during tiie civil war He was a mem ber of the Wm H Seward Post G A H and the veterans will deeply mourn his loss Deceased is survived by two daugh ters Mrs C Nichols of Sacramento aud Miss Blanche Dixon of this city und one son Clarence 0 Dickson Ht 11 also survived by Several brothers ind sisiers who reside in the east Air Dickson was a warm friend and a good neighbor He judged no one harshly never attributed unworthy motives lo others and never suspected others of sinister motives but always THE NEWS TOLD FORMALLY AT LUNCH The Engagement of Paul M Grant and Thelma Gregory WEDDING TO BE IN JULY The Mutual Attraction Between the Young People Began During Their High School Days in Woodland The WoodlandCapayWlnters auto stage service has been discontinued in definitely Wm Breuer proprietor came to the conclusion that the run would not pay Mr Breuer la going to take his Stanley steamer over to Sacramento and place it on the Sacra meutoFolsom run where ha saya there Is a good opening Mr Breuers auto rtage la one of the best equipped to be found anywhere and It will doubtless become popular wherever there dmand for avch OA8TOBIA ora o Obao tor ant Clarence Murphy aged 10 years 7 put that construction upon the conduct months and 1 day died at the residence of others which most accorded with of his parents a few minutes after 19 his own high standard of proper eon oclock this morning after a brief ill ness Dr Kier was called on Wednes day and diagnosed the case as append icitis On Thursday Dr Stevens of San Francisco consulted with him and ad vised that the little boy be brought to Hie sanitarium for an immediate opera tion His condition was so critical that the family was reluctant to move him His condition continued to grow worse and he passed away at tba hour above stated The funeral have not yet been announced Much sympathy la manifested for the family Jokwton dried A oartotd of to arrive MW per delivered otf ear NOTtOB duct He was quiet and reserved and free from all ostentation and yet coin panionable and genial Inpublic af fairs and ths larger activities that of ten engage the mlndn virile men he was not conspicuous although he felt keener interest than was apparent on the surface He left no wound prints and no deeds that reveal the whited sepulchre la hlo quiet and un assuming way his life was useful and worhty of emulation for in his sedate life there ware leaeons which exercised much Influence for good He was a devoted and affectionate husband and father and the of many fiiendi out to the surviv ors of the bereaved family A W VOX TAfLOL Each day sees the beginning or the happy culmination of a pretty lovo af fair or the announcement of the en ageinent of a charming girl to her dis tinguished suitor Late tills afternoon when the guests it an afternoon party sit down to par take of the morethandalnty refresh ments that have been prepared an en gagement unusual local Interest will be formally revealed that o Miss Thelma Gregory and Paul Morris rant The secret will bo told to thirty of the brideelects most intimate girl friends and will bring ito a close a most pleasant afternoon spent In cards at tlie home of Miss Gregory on Elm street The names Miss Thelma Gregory and Paul Morrla Grant will be con cealed In minute envelopes attached to pink carnations inseparable the dainty souvenir place cards which will be treasured by all as sacred memen toes of an afternoon social event not soon to be forgotten Although the exact date of the wed ding will not be revealed It is known that It will be an affair In the month of July With the news of the approaching ceremony no longer a secret follows the information that the pretty little hungalow being reared a few miles northwest of Yolo is to be the home of tlia happy couple the groom eiec having decided to become a fullfledged farmer and having persuaded his charming bridetobe that the farm Is the riglit place for wedded couples to begin life anew Todays announcement occasions some little surprise although their en engagement has been suspected be cause of intimate attention that the two have paid each other ever sine tlipy were students together In hlgl school Miss Gregory is the daughter of Mi and Mrs Henry Gregory She was educated in Winters and in the Wood land high school and at Stanford unl versity Her pleasing manners am her jovial and kind disposition hav j made her a prime favorite with all o her acquaintances She Is an activ member of the Beta Gamma Kappa so rorlly In this city and is a leader i he business and social activities of th YOU Tmmc or TIIUK TWNK MASON Paul Grant is the son of exSuperlo Indgo W H Grant He has decldec to engage m farming He has th qualifications and character to mak such a venture a success He was ec ucated In the Woodland grammar an high schools and also attended a fin ishlng school In Berkeley He enjoy a good reputation In this communit is a member of the Carlton Club an has hosts ot friends who will Join with the Democrat la extending eonjratu latlons to himself and him bridetobe Salt Mackerel MdL WHOM YOG THINK OF TIRM THINK OT MAMH tiamHy Beats a Horse Jliicli Is Killed Fined Early this morning Nlghtwatchman lary arrested ft Jap who had been ructly abusing his horse The Jap nswers to the immo of N Ktirihny shl and Oils Is the second time ho has ecu arrested on a similar charge TMa morning he brought a load of cgetables over from Knights Landing riving a poor old animal with crip led hipa and front legs The horse hardly able to move but the Jap oat the horse with a largo whip until o raised great welts all over one aide t the body Humane Officer D B icrsnrlng ordered the animal killed The Jap was brought beforo Justice trang and ho plead guilty Justice troiig fined him and warned him liat if he ever came beforo him again n a similar charge he would fine him 100 and send him to jail for fifty ays The Jap replied Me no como gain In February Kurlhayashl was nrrest d for leaving his horse out in the mire or three days without anything to at He was brought to Woodland and ustlce Strong fined him Frank L Bronner Delegate to National Convention Frank L Bronner cashier of the art Sutler National Bank but who or several years was a resident of Voodland has been highly honored by lie Sacramento Chapter of the Amerl isn Institute of Banking The Insti ute will convene In Richmond Vir ginia on the 17th of September and o in session for four days Mr Dron er is one of the two delegates who vlll represent the Sacramento Cliap er The representatives of the ianramento Oakland and San Pran Isco Chapters will go direct to New York where they will lio entertained or turn days prior to the convention fr tlroniier expects to be absent for wo weeks AN INDIVIDUAL MENTION In This Space is Related Whence People Come and Whither They Go ON EARTHLY JOURNEYS ONLY And but Comparatively Few of Them Can Be Noted in This Compass Equally as Important Omitted C II Curtis ami wife of Capay spent Thursday evening In this city J J Smith of Brooks was la town Thursday evening F B Collolt of Madison visited la Woodland Thursday evening J Marshall cuuo up from Dlxou Thursday evening Miss Virginia Gensotil returned honia from Brucevlllo Thursday evening Dr Eolls luis departed for Sbastu where lio will spend his summer vaca tion Mtss Freda Durst of Dunnigatv baa been elected viceprincipal of the Princeton Colusa county grammar school Father John Qtilnn of Winters de livered tlio commeiicenient address Wednesday evening at the Christian Illothers College Sacramento Tom Cummins was a passenger to Sacramento this morning on buslnesa tiiat Is destined to tnke him In the neighborhood ot the baseballgrounds Miss Anna Hurst has aa her guest Mlsg Gates ot Charleston West Vir ginia Miss Gates is related to the late Judge McWhorter and a cousin to Senator Boynton OB HISTORY OF THE DESD DISTRICT FAIR BILL Changed Without Authors Knowl edge and After Being Corrected Is Vetoed it is reported that Governor Johnson refused to sign the district fair bill be cause It fixed the number at fourteen The author Assemblyman Wall says the bill was tampered wth after It waa paused by the legislature He states Uial having occasion to visit Sacra mento some time ago he casually ask ed tlin state printer for a copy of the bill On gliinclng over it he was amaz ed to discover that many of his pet provisions had been left out added to roll applied at the clerks otttce Tlie moat conspicuous i marrlago license this afternoon was reduction of the num ncdiately after procuring the same they repaired to the residence of Mr and lv J LaDuo In this city where they were married by Rev Hal c E more AND miss MERLE ML MARRIED leremony Performed at the LaDue Couple to Live in Texas Cliarlos K Tiiomas and Miss Mode j ber of districts from fourteen to eight On discovering that Ills bill had been amended without tlie formality of call ins the roll Wall called upon Secre of the jr B church South Parlshclerli ot the scnalc wending was a very quiet affair the bill be corrected to nessed by Mr and Mrs LaDue M U Iiad Presented Tha Mr Thomas and nls bride expect to lleman1 wns and when Icavo Monday for Brumlow COITOCOIJ bU came before the Gov where the grooms parents reside The rooms father Is extensively engaged In farming there and the young man expects to assist his father In the management of the farm The bride la the oldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Qua Croll of Bretona She la a native of Yolo county For the past year she has beeh making her home in this city with Mr and LaDue Mr LaDue U bar uncle The groom la a of SauU ROM For the pest two yearm luu been employed oa Foster tooa Both young tn pop ernor ho refused to sign it Sullivan and Hayden Named for Special Prosecutors The following dispatch appears tn the San Francisco Chronicle WASHINGTON June J Hayden and Matt I Sullivan chosen by the administration to day to prosecute the Tha flrjt tbe Mriw ot Ott Pbo to appwn today and Western Fuel rrancfai j Heney whose name been mention ed la this connection not at one of the prc j A BOGQT TAIUML wuiowL
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