Woodland Daily Democrat, June 27, 1913

Woodland Daily Democrat

June 27, 1913

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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 27, 1913, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859woodland, California, friday evening, june st, ism. DAILY ESTABLISHED WTI Scientific Demonstration Far Different from Ordinary Dairy Show CONVINCED BY DE! A VISIT TO COUNTY "I A “Better Baby Contest,’' in which prizes will be awarded to babies of three years or under, not for mere beauty, but for physical and mental development, the first contest of its kind to he held in the state, is now an assured attraction for the Yolo County Pair. The contest is a popular, yet scientific movement, to encourage the raising of healthier and better babies. Mere looks will not count The baby’s physique and mental showing will be the all-important points upon which the premiums will be awarded. A committee of representative physicians from various parts of Yolo county will name the winners of the prizes. These physicians who have consented to ai t as judges are: Doctors Blevins, Towhead and Kasor of Woodland; Dr. Bates of Davis and Dr. Halle of Winters. Handsome prizes will be offered by the fair association, and no fee will be required of my mother. There will be no expense attached, except that borne by the management of the fair. Yolo county is the first in the state to adopt such a contest. It has proven popular in the east, no less than seventeen states having encouraged such a project last year. The fair directors have been promised the hearty (o-operation of the Uni varsity of California. Dean Van Norman Is personally Interested. Lectures will be given on how to bring up the kind of babies that will receive awards in the “Better Baby Con teat.” The original intention of the directors to make the fair educational as well as entertaining, is being strictly ad benni to. Through the lectures that will be given free In connection with the “Hotter Baby Contest,” mothers will I**- taught how to improve the physical condition of their children and Interest will be stimulated in the protection and conservation of children. Captain Simpson Interested in the Yolo Water-Power Co. J. C. Dickson Snatched Away When Only a Little Child Was Near THE NEWS TOLD HIN JHP FORMALLY AT LUNCH A PIONEER LUMBERMAN On His Return Tour of Inspection He Is Accompanied by a Friend Whom He Induced to Come J. CV Dickson, a resident of Woodland for forty years, died suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday evening at his residence in the southeastern limits of the city. Death occurred about 7 o’clock. There was no one at the residence with him at the time the fatal sum- The Engagement of Paul M. Grant and Thelma Gregory WEDDING TO BE IN JULY AN INDIVIDUAL MENTION Shamelully Beats a Crippled In This Space is Related Harse, Which Is Killed-■Fined $50B Whence People Come and Whither They Go ON EARTHLY JOURNEYS ONLY I    ~    ' iaa And hut Comparatively Few of Then mons came except ilia little granddaughter, Newerth Nichols of Sacra-;The Mutual Attraction Between the memo. He was sitting out in the yard Sought on a Charge of Getting Away With a Motorcycle For borrowing a motorcycle and falling to return with the same, Fred Carlot is being sought on a charge of era-Iwzzlement preferred by Mark Hutchings, owner of the missing machine. It is stated that Caiioff borrowed j tho wheel from Hutchings la*t Monday, promising to return it without j delay. Since that time Hutching* has st*en nothing of Ca doff or his motorcade. Utile is known regarding t‘ar- Somq time ago Captain A. M. Simpson came to Woodland without being announced, for the express purpose of ascertaining something definite in relation to the prospeeta aud outlook of the Volo Water and Power Company, of which his eon-in-law, Roy Pike, is president. Possibly he was a little skeptical about IU being a gilt-edge Investment for the stockholder and an inesi linable boon for the landowner. If so a little investigation, conducted so quietly that no one else knew It was going on, dlspell«*d all doubts and misgivings. Mr. Simpson wan so impressed with the county, Us natural advantages and possibilities and the opportunities tor profitable investment that it offers, that he induced a friend, J. F. Soule, to accompany him on another tour of inspection They arrived this niorniug and today are taking an auto trip over the county. accompanied by R. Ii. Beamer, manager of the Yolo Water and Pow'er Company. Captain Simpson is one of the pioneer lumber dealers in the state. He started a lumber yard in Sacramento many years ago and Messrs. Friend and Terry, who afterwards conducted one of the biggest lumber businesses In the Sacramento valley, began their career* as day laborers piling lamber for him. Captain Simpson has been in the lumber business for mort* than sixty years He is president of the Simpson Lamber Company. with headquarters in San Francisco. » Mr. Soule is also extensively engaged in the lumber and timber business. THE DEATH OF A TEN-YEAR-0L0 BOY toff. Tho authorities are trying to aa- Clarence Murphy, Son of P. Murphy. certain his whereabouts. *) .Win. Breuer to Pot Stage on Sacramento-Folsom Run Does not Long Survive Attack of Appendicitis reading a paper and the little girl was playing on the porch. Suddenly the little granddaughter looked up, and seeing her grandfathers head reclining backward on the chair she rushed to lits side and called to him. He did not answer, and becoming frightened, she ran across the street to notify some of the neighbors. They rushed over without delay and sent for a physician. One responded promptly, but there was no need for his services. as he pronounced the body lifeless. A sudden attack of heart failure wa* undoubtedly the cause. Deceased had been afflicted with heart trouble for years, and on one occasion, about twelve years ago, he came near passing away in a similar attack. Recently he had been much better, and not long ago he remarked that he never felt better for years. The funeral will is' held from the family residence Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock. Mr. Dickson was a native of Keysville. Clinton county, New York, 73 years. 7 months and 22 days of age. When three years of age he removed with his parents to Illinois, where he spent his early years When 18 years of ag** he crossed the plains. After his arrival in San Francisco he enlisted in Hie army. Seven years after bls arrival in Ban Francisco he returned to Illinois, wbors be married Miss Minnie Newell h. Soon after his wedding Mr. Dickson returned to C's Ilf ore in with Iii* bride. They first went to Vaca-j Ville, but remained there but a short time and then came to Woodland. Mrs. Dickson died here SS years ago. Mr. Dickson enlisted from this stats during the civil war He was a member of the Win. H. Seward Post, G. A. K , and the veterans will deeply mourn bis Dej eased is survived by two daughter*, Mrs. F. C. Nichols of Sacramento aud Miss Blanche Dlxou of this city, land one s*ou. Clarence O. Dickson. He; 11 u:> survived by A'vi al brothers aud sisters, who reside in the east. Mr. Dickson was a warm friend and a ^o.kI neighbor. He judged no one Young People Began During Their High School Days in Woodland Early this morning Nightwatchman Clary arrested a Jap who had been cruelly abusing Ilia horse. The Jap answers to the name of N. Kurlhay-ashl, and this Is the second tim . bs h been arrested on a similar charge. This morning he brought a load of vegetables over from Knights Landing, driving a poor old animal with crippled hlpj and front legs. The horse was hardly able to move, but the Jap beat the horse with a large whip until Thursday evening In thla city. he raised great welts all over one side    j    j    qra|th    of    Brooks wa* in town of the body. Humane Officer D. EL    Thursday    e\cuing. Herspring ordered the animal killed. The Jap was brought before Justice Can Be Noted in This Compass — Equally as Important Omitted C. II. Curtis and wife of Ca pay spent in Each day sees the beginning or tile happy cuimlnation of a pretty love affair. or the announcement of the engagement of a charming girl to her distinguished suitor. Late this afternoon, when the guests at an afternoon party sit down to partake of tho more-than-dalnty refreshments that have been prepared, an engagement ol unusual local Interest will be formally revealed, that of Miss Thelma Gregory aud Paul Morris Grant The secret will be told to thirty of the briie-elects most intimate girl friends, and will bring to a close a most pleasant afternoon, spent in cards at the home of Miss Gregory on Elm street. Tile names, Miss Theluia Gregory and Paul Morris Grant, will be concealed in minute envelopes attached to pink carnations, inseparable yo the dainty souvenir place cards, which will be treasured by all as sacred mementoes of an afternoon social event not soon to be forgotten. Although the exact date of the wedding will not be revealed. It is known that it will be an affair iu the month | of July. With the news of the approaching Strong and he plead guilty. Justice Strong fined him $50, aud warned him that if he ever came before him again on a similar charge he would fine him $100 and send him to Jail for fifty! days. The Jap replied: “Me no corno: again.” F FL Collett of Madison visited Woodland Thursday evening. J. W. Marshall came up from Dixon Thursday evening. Miss Virginia On sou I returned boma from Bruceville Thursday evening. Dr. Eolia aas departed for Sbaata, whore he will spend his summer vaca- In February Kuritaayashl was arrest-j Hon. ed for leaving his horse out in the mire    Fi*»*    la    Durst of Dunnigan has for three days without anything    to    iw.mi elected vice-principal of the eat. He was brought to Woodland and    princeton.    Colusa    county,    grammar Justice Strong fined him 125.    school. m rn .......—    Father    John    Quinn of Winters deli LIO ma n lnwala I    lh*    eaeMnencemeot    address brank L* Uronncr UCIugulu    wednesday    evening    at the    Christi** ll al IP  XI Brot hers’ College, Sacramento. to National lOnVCntlOn Tom cummin* was a pinger to  _I Sacramento this morning on bu si agas Frank L. Bronner, cashier of the Fort Sutter National Bank, but that la destine*! to take him in th* wh„J neighborhood of the baseball-ground*. for several years waa a resident of Woodland, has been highly honored by the Sacramento Chapter of the American Institute of Banking. The institute will convene In Richmond, Virginia, on the 17\h of September, and be in session for four dava Mr. Bronner is one of the two delegatee who will represent the Sacramento Chapter. The representatives of the Mins Arma Hurst has ss her guest Miss Gates of Charleston, West Virginia. Miss Gates is related to th* late Judge McWhorter and a cousin to Senator Boynton. QUEER HSTORY OF IBE DEAD DISTRICT FAIR MU Sacramento, Oakland and San Fran-    ——---- eremouy no longer a sec ret, follows! cisco Chapter* will go direct to New QhAngtd Without Author** Knowi- 11liq information that the pretty little York, where they will be entertained       . I bungalow being reared a few miles for tw#» days prior to the convention*    na    After    Being    Corrected northwest of Yolo Is to be the home Mr. Uronuer expect* to be absent for    \§    Vetoed of tho happy couple, the groom elect two weeks.    i     — having decided to become a full-fledged farmer and having persuaded his! Clarence Murphy, aged IO years, 7 harshly, never attributed unworthy motives lo others, and never suspected others of Mulier motive*, but always put that construction upon the conduct months and I day, died at the residence of others which most accorded with of his parents a few minutes after IO his own high standard of proper con- The Woodland-Capay-Winters auto #c]ock t}ug morning after a brief ill- duct. He wail quiet and reserved and ata^e service has been discontinued in ners. Ut, I»1V1 WIW    —    "  -- definitely. Win. Breuer, proprietor, fay aluJ daignoaed the case as append- paniouabl© aud genial. In public afoam© to the conclusion that the run Dr. Kier was called on Wednee- free from all ostentation, and yet couHclub charming bride-to-be that the farm is the right place for wedded couples to begin life anew. Today's announcement occasions* | Mine little surprise although their eu-«engagement has been suspected be-1 cause of intimate attention that the two have paid eat ii other ever since they were students together in high school. Miss Gregory is the daughter of Mr.I and Mrs. Henry Gregory. She was educated in Winters and in the Woodland high *choot and at Stanford university. Her pleasing manners and ber jovial and kind disposition have made her a prime favorite with all of h©r acquaintances. She is an active I member of the Beta Gamma Kappa so-: rarity in this city, and is a leader in the business and social activities of Hie it U reported that Governor Johnson ref us* od to sign the district fair bill because it fixed the number at fourteen. The author, Assembly man Wail, says tho bill was lamp* red wth after it was  —•    peesed    by    the    leg!stature. He states Ceremony Performed ut the LaDue lhat    « «•*“«■ ,0 **■» *«*■ * men lo some time ago he casually ask- Ud tip* st ate printer for a copy of the C. E. THOMAS AHD MISS MERLE CHOLI MARRIED Residence—Young Couple to Live in Texas MI Churl©* E. Thomas and Miss Merle Croli applied at the clerk's office for a marriage ll* ©use this afternoon. Immediately atier procuring the same they repaired to th© residence of Mr. aud Mr». L. J. L&Du© in this city, where they were married by Rev. Bal Bunn. of the M. B. church South. The wedding was a very quiet affair, witnessed by Mr. and Mrs. LaDue. Mr. Thomas and bls bride expect to id On gland] i di *. over if Otis had d. iii i ti On dis *r I iii | leave Monday for Brumlow, Texas, w „__________________ ,    Paul    Grant    is the son of ex-Superior where the groom's parents reside. The — -— — —ileitis. On Thursday Dr. Stevens of San j fairs and the larger activities that of- jlui&e w. H. Grant. He has decided grooms father Is extensively engaged Mr. Breuer is going mwslMO vaulted with him and ad-< ten engage the minds of virile men be ^ ^ m farruiu|t. He has the Un farming there, aud the young man vised that the little boy be brought to wa* not conspicuous, although he felt qu&liflcatloa)l aad character to make aspects to ageist his father In the the sanitarium for an immediate -U keener interest than was apparent] -----     lIe    management of the farm. ig over it be was amal* that many of his pet b* en left out, added to The most conspicuous reductio* of tbs Durn- from fourteen to tight. that hi bill bad besa amended without the formality of calling the roil, Wall called upon Secretary Pariah, clerk of the agnate, and demanded that the bdl be corrected to read as it had been presented. Tho demand v.as complied a.th, and when the corr* • ©d bill came before the Governor he refused to sign it. would not pay to take his Stanley steamer over to Sacramento and place it on the Sacramento-Folsom run, where he says there is a good opening. Mr. Breuer’s auto stage la one of th# best equipped to be found anywhere, and It will doubtless become popular wherever there Is a AmmnA for such service. Sullivan and Hayden Named for Special Prosecutors mw *■*»*» »~u —    —    —    m    iu    farming. He has the f be brought to was not conspicuous, although he felt qualiflcation)l aa(i character to make expects to assist _  a    mediate opera- ka keener interest than was apparent    ^    ventur#    a guocea*. He waa ed- management of the farm.    The    following    dispatch    appears Hon” His condition was so critical that on the surface. He left no wound I    1q    ^    Woodland grammar and The bride ie the oldest daughter of | the San Francisco Chronicle; the family was reluctant to move him.' prints and no deeds that reveal the CASTORIA La ass for ever thirty year*. "    ^ mw*" IWK His condition continued to grow worse and he passed away at tbs bour above stated. The funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. Much sympathy la manifested tor the family. Fogey dried Johnston A oarload of pins blocks to arrive MMM. IU* rn SIM* A NMM    J**tf X W. POK. THUS. high school, sod alw .Mended a fin-1 Mr. and Mrs. Qua CroU of Breton* WASHINGTON, June M.-Thom** J. lolling school In Berkeley. He enjoy* She la a natty* of Toto county. For Hayden aud Matt I. Sullivan Vers ‘ *    ‘    chosen by the administration lots to day to prosecute th* Camlaetti-Diggs whited sepulchre. In his quiet and un assuming way hi* Ufa waa uaeful and a    reputation    In    thin    community,    i    th* past year ah* ha* been making her worbty of emulation, for In hie sedate (# t memb#r of th# Carlton Club and    ‘o    thla    city wUh Ut. and lira. life there were l***oa» which eaerdaed ^ hoaU ^ (nend* who will Join with iJMJue. Mr. Laona ta bar uncle *     M----*    The    groom    is a native of Santa Rom. For the pool two years ho much influence tor good. He was a devoted and affectionate husband and (Other and the Hnoorest sympathy of many friends goes out to the survivors of the bereaved family. the “Democrat” In extending congrotu- non THINK or MASON. or TIU* myTtf lotion* to himself and his bride-to-be. gait Mackerel, ga seek. Johnston mrUtf WH UN YOC^H THINK OF HAMN. THINK Or TI RBA employed on the Foster place al Bretons. Both young people are very papular. The first af the aeries el “Old Photo graphs” appears today on pegs eight and Western Fuel cooee. Fronds J. Haney, whose nome hoe besa inntlea sd lo this connection, woe oat selected as (ms af the nr oms iii ta s J. x aoorr. Tjjuml ■him cord, IdiTwet ■apersee A Mote*.JI ;