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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - May 21, 1914, Woodland, California                                 WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859  WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 21, IOU  DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877  W. H. Browning, His Employe, George Hoppers, and Elmer Byrns the Victims  W. H. Browning Suffern! the loss of part of the index finger of his right hand Wednesday evening. He was alienating to quicken the spark of a gas engine on his place southwest of Woodland, when the finger was caught and the end nipped off at the j tirfc? joint. Mr. Browning was hur- (  rind to town and the cut was dressed.  George Hoppers, for the last four j yea s in the employ of WMH Browning,! 'van seriously Injured Wednesday af-j ternoon, a few hours before his em-1 ploy»r.    Hoppers was working on a  lay baler on the R. W. Browning’ j la While trying to close the trap door on the press, the power started, cat bing lw>th of Hoppers’ hands, and ripping the flesh off his fingers. The offerer was brought to town shortly before 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. tits Injury is exceedingly painful. He v;as Insured.  D’mer Byrns. while breaking some with an ice pick Wednesday evening. jabbed the sharp point of the pick i Iniost through his left hand. The coni of one of the fingers was partially severed.  Our Fuzzy Visitor not the Army Worm—A New Exterminator Recommended  From Horticultural Commissioner Hecke it was learned today that the tuzzy worm seen on the sidewalks and streets of Woodland, and in the yards, is not the army worm, but a species ol caterpillar which evolves into the thistle butterfly. The damage done by the pest occurs during the caterpillar stage ony.  I To exterminate the caferpillar.Helle-bore powder is recommended. The exterminants given in the “Democrat” Tuesday are effective, but they are ! i oleo nous, and consequently a men- 1  ace to children and chickens who may I come upon them. Hellebore powder ; is non-poisonous.  There are already signs of the thinning out of the caterpillars, and it Is expected that the horde will have entirely disappeared within a week or two.  ORDERS I IHE  LG  The Main Factor In the Event Working Out as Its Promoters Hoped  IHE PROGRAM FOR  THE KING RECITAL  Distinguished Pianist to Be Heard at Community Clubhouse Next Wednesday Evening  James Woodward King, distinguished uiauist who is to be heard in recital at the Community Club House on ■ne evening of May 27. today an-n on need his program as follows:  ) iai Ballade, A flat major—Chopin. (bi Romanze from K minor concerto-—Chopin.  (*» polonaise, A flat major—Chop!n  2 (al Rondo Capriccioso — Mendels  sohn.  th) Minuet to from Sonata Op. HI No. 3—Beethoven.  I Rigoletto— Liszt.  3 ta) Prelude, U minor—Rachmanin  off.  (bl Nocturne, F major—Schumann. (cl Blue Danube, Concert Paraphrase -St raiies-Schulz Evler.  Encampment to Be Held, but Regulars Uuable to Take Part in Maneuvers  Members of Company F of the National Guard have been notified that there will be no militia maneuvers this year, as the presence of the regu tar troops on the border makes it im possible to carry them out on a scale sufficiently broad to be of any value.  The militia encampment will, however. be held as usual unless the Mexican affair takes on a serious complex ion, which will give the militia real service as Fulled States volunteer troops.  The encampment will be more in :lie nature of a school for non-commissioned officers than a maneuver camp. and the privates will obtain general drill and camp Instruction at the same time the non-coms, ate be coming proficient in their line of duty.  Lieutenant Colonel Robert if. Noble. iii charge of the department of militia affairs In the Western Department, is in the south, but Is expected to return *o San Francisco in the near future, and will take up with the militia authorities the holding of the regular annual encampment.  Because of the absence of maneuvers this year, there will undoubtedly be great stress put on the target drill, volley firing being considered an es-  Yolo Water and Power Comp’y Reorganizes  Cigar Stores  Warned Against Dice Sharps  IL  Accused of Using Mails to De- t iraud-Complainant Says He Was Assaulted  Cigar stand men in this city have been given th** tip to be on the William J. Burns for a couple of dice sharps making ♦  ■ ♦ the rounds of the Sacramento ♦ ♦ valley. The shady pair cleaned ♦  ( 4 up 600 cigars in Chico Tuesday 4  ( 4 night liefore the dealers "wised” 4 4 up” to their game and had 4 4 them ordered out of town.    ♦  4    I xx'a1    tobacco liers remember 4  4 vividly the visit of a dice sharp 4 4 a year ago. who did a good 4 4 “business’’ here before tile off!- 4 4 cern were pot on his trull. Uke 4 4 last year s visitor, the two men 4 4 at Chico worked the “26” dice 4 4 game.    4  : He Will Continue to Live Here and Act as an Irrigation Engineer  If the entries continue to pour in At the same rate they have been coming the pust two weeks, the race meeting at the Woodluud Stock Farm on next September 8, It and lo will bring genital matter in which to give exten-togetber the biggest lot of racing stve Instruction*.  stock ever housed in a northern Cali-j    ......... —.♦ ♦ ——  fornla racing plant. Although the en-! try list does not close until June I,' there are forty-five entries up lo date, which makes a new record for this; pt riod of the season.  Harry Dowling, superintendent of the Woodland Stock Farm and man-j pger of the race meeting, today predicted that records that have stood lur years will be shattered bere next september. Dowling buses ills pre-.  Ret ion upon the class of the entries already received.  For the free-for-all pa«*e, which is;  to be staged on the final day of the'     —  meeting, the following entries have n ar t Worley reports today that the oeeu received and more are promised: ! nig break in the Sacramento river Beta J., 2:03; Don Pronto, 2:02%. Jim levee on the Cummins place, sixteen Logan. 2:03%; and Teddy Bear, 2:05. miles above Knights Lauding, ha** Just  sum if (mn  Local people who some time ago "oni pl ai nod that they had been induced to turn over some of their I wealth to representative* of the International Auto League Tire Company and bad faibHi to get the tires bargained for will be particularly in-j t crest od in reading the following from  1  toe Examiner:  Captain C. V. Mount, U. S. A., re-Fred, wealthy resident of Petaluma i lid veteran of the Philippine campaign, swore to a complaint yesterday for the arrest of Alfred C. Bld well and Frederick Overfleld, respectively president and vice-president of the Internal Iona I Auto league Tire Company, charging them with taking forcibly f’om him a letter which he intended placing in the hands of the federal authorities to substantiate his claim that they were using the mails to defraud.  The assault and theft of the letter are alleged tx) have occurred in the offices of the corporation, 417 Market street, on Wednesday afternoon. Cap-ain Mount exhibits a badly bruised baud as confirmation of his story.  Judge Sullivan Issued the warrants, j pm Edward J. Minister, arrived iu I hey were placed in the hands of dc- J tim Francisco, having on Ismrd a ' eel I ves last night for service. Up number of American refugees which to a late hour neither mull had l»een the ship picked up ut Ma/.utlan.  Examiner’s Account of Alleged Terrible Indipities to a British Steamer  On Saturday, May 16, the British ship ( elliana, nuder coininaitd of Lleuteii-  After two years of service. William I* Wales, chief engineer of the Yolo Water and Power Company, has resigned from his position and has decided to enter tlnjgirrigat Ion engineering field on an Individual scale. He will have Woodland as his headquarters. His resignation went Into effec t Wednesday. His successor has not yet l>een appointed.  Simultaneously with the announcement of Thief Engineer Wales’ resignation. conies the information that almost the entire local system has been reorganized under the supervision of John W. Chapman of San Francisco, assistant general manager of the company. C. L. Kupke, Yolo county man who bas been affiliated with the Sacramento Valley irrigation project and has seen government reclamation service, has been appointed ruperlntandent of the maintenance . lid operation department; H. M. Marshall will have charge of the surveying division: Willits Pike will control * he commercial department.  That the water company Is preparing for an active season Is evidenced by the lute developments Assistant General Manager Chapman has located in Woodland temporarily.  Harvey Hoffman Accomplishes What Engineers Said Could Not Be Done  apprehended, it is rumored that they have left the city.  According to Captain Mount he betaine interested in the International Auto League Tira Company to the extent of $ 11Kin after |ter*onal interviews and eorroapondence with the two of-I Wauls. During the establishment of his interest in the corporation, says Mount. Bidwetl made sxnne references  On the following day th** Examiner published a thrilling story, purporting to give in detail tin* manlier Iii which bene refuges aunt* “out of the jaws of death." This story was written by • ii Examiner correspondent who claimed ft> have been an eyewitness] to nearly everything that transpired. j He represented that Lieutenant j Minister was deceived and misled by  to the Northland Rubber Company of ||| H  Mexican authorities; that the Buffalo. N. Y. After the coastitnma-1 Met ria na was hemmed iii and narrow-lion of the deal Mount wrote to the |y escaped l»elug rammed by a Mexi-’.utter company, requesting Informs-1, 411 vessel; that th** wharf was secret-  DEATH BRINGS RELIEF TO TORTURED GOOSE  Given a Purposely Non-Fatal Shot, Stoned Till Wing Was Broken, Then Underwent Amputation  ion as to th** status of the interna- hy soaked with oil ami fired, with the  'N  County Treasurer Cole fill Be There  Roy E. Cole, treasurer of Yolo coun ty, will attern! the sessions of the bounty treasurers of California in Sa* ramento Friday and Saturday. Office:* will be elected aud proposed legislation to benefit the couuty treasurers’ offices will be discussed. A Initiative committee will be appointed to investigate existing laws and yrejiire amendments that are thought needed* A legislative program will be uefinitely adopted at the next meeting of the treasurers’ association iii Sacramento next December.  i.on Daniels. Chico horseman who ex-1ucen closed. The last gallon of water jtects to do the grand circuit, has writ-; ..md# its way through the cut Wed- 1   H  tin that he will try to be bere with i.esday afternoon.  ;h« speedy Dan Logan, 2:07.    To    Harvey    Hoffman,    Sacramento  The 2:12 trot, which will also be river rancher, goes the credit of clos-l*ia ou the last day, is proving a draw'. i h g the break, after engineers bud  stated that it could not be closed  I* on a I Auto League Tire Company, and ), vident intention of the International Auto league of Buf- 1  Uh ria na and Hie lives of all on hoard; j falo, the parent company of several that  M'his is the story of a goose—its life,  j captivity, aud last end. Trustee J. R.  Mitchell is the central figure in the  . .____,*•    narrative.  destroying the]  When Mr. Mitchell Is not expound-UMtoDMt Minuter onto av.r.-dl 1 "*    <* •»* >“ "»* SS council.  •outores under ell and  the guidance of Overfield.  Bid-  (Continued on page 8.)  without an expense of close to $5(M)0. The Sutter basil! people offered $50t) and the use of their dredger to be used in repairing the levee. Hoffman set  mg card and it is expected that there will be close to twenty starters  As au extra attraction for the second day, Robert Biugiu 2:14%, “King of them ail,” will be seen in ax*tiou in the 2:14 pace.  There will be eleven races during the three-day meeting. Each race will be made up of three beata.  Tile sum of $5500 in guaranteed stakes has been offered.  Entries close on June I, 1914. It is! immediately after it was closed, the emphasized that all stakes are guar- [firer rose seven inches at anteed for the amount offered, and banding for this amount only.    _    —    _  How Slow an Ice Wagon Is Mot  a terrible disaster by taking sudden flight; that Mexican soldiers fired on Pltaphs on he ship as she was leaving the har-bor. It was one of the most amazizng •ales of Mexican outrages that have yet been published.  Oil the afternoon of the same day two of the officers of the Cetriaua, iii conversation with a government inspector, declared that the whole story was a gross exaggeration. The Chron.  “Slow as an lea wagon” was shown  a .| e di( |  Ilol u *, (b*  mory  the af-to be an inapt expression this after- ternoon |taper* handled it very gill  er following his vocation of tnrving tombstones, he can he found, gun in hand aud pipe in mouth, in the tules watchfully waiting to welcome a flock of geese or duck*, tnat he may exterminate one or more of those toothsome birds.  Aud J. R Is a good shot. To preserve a lasting memorial of his skill, one that he could show lo the townfolk, the tireless trustee purposely shot a goose in the wing, so as to bring it down alive. The goose was Drought home and the warning given hat it should not be molested.  Some of the small boys passing the  THE SICK  ♦  Mts. Grace Howard is reported to be seriously ill. Her recovery is said to te doubtful.  The wife of a man who can afford to employ a stenographer can afford lo employ a aervaat. And a ■aumil alway* reads Joel pain.  The program for Tuesday, September 8, is:  2:30 trot- $500.  2:07 pace—$500.  2:09 trot—$500.  2:20 pace—$500.  Wednesday, September 9:  2:15 trot—$500.  2:14 pace—$500.  2:10 pace—$500.  Thursday, September IO;  2:20 trot—$500.  2:12 trot—$500.  2:20 pace—$600.  Free-for-all pace—$600.  Ail aom rn uni cat ion* should be ad-good | dressed to Secretary Harry S. Dowling, Woodland. California.  i bout, and stretched four cables across the break, driving pegs for reinforcement. The dredger was then called    when Feeny’s husky wagon **»rly and briefly.  I*POO, and soon bad the cut idled in.     tore  loose in the alley back of Under the circumstances the quee-  The break was 360 feet wide, aud (Read’s candy store, and did a Dan Don mutually arises. Did the officers i had a depth of from one to six feet.  Mllf l|p     mr***  to  the Julian',  f  theCetriaua suppress the facts? ( a  Mitchell horn** learned to Fed the uew  Hey, down the alley to Third, back | view of the fact that the International  ou  P°P t *or | ». I hey also learned to Knight» ( Third to Main, aud around    the corner, \* W s    Service, which    is practically! ,&ruw rut ks 41     defeaters* honker.  to the ice-house. Several    Ice-cream owned    by Mr. Hears*,    has been fur-  vlth ,iie rwulf    har 1  *  WJnf WU *  ITeeners were scattered along the nighing some very inaccurate reports speedway, and the We-wagon had a  <; f (M*curre!ti*-s iii Mexico, aud so eol-;»arrow escape from capsizing.    luring its news aa lo support the con-  _ _    {(clition of the Hurst papers that American    intervention is    the ooly solu-  NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS , (f th ,    .     more     .mpuutkm  I *xplauation is that the Examiner cor-, vhu '  lli ' 4  8' K ” >r ’ d aw up its last You are hereby notified to trim all 1  ,       *    and    testament.    Amputation    was  Apricot Annual at Vinters Opens  irokeu by on-' of the stray missiles.  A consultation was held. with the -ut/se un the operating table. George Mitchell was present, aud being familiar with the sick, recommended Attorney Beeper ad-  shade trees along your property In ae-  Presided over by Lillian Johnson,  who was elected queen Wednesday ev-  etiing    after a    .pitted conte*., the    ™rdau.* «'">    ">«    «*V    ordluanc.    i»v-  Win.er. Apricot Annual beg*., today,    i « rn,u * !    ,h “     No     >*rau.-h«.    haft  Friday will be Yolo County Hay. A "•     ha, ‘«     lo * er    U " 10     °‘* bt     _.....    ...    feet above the official aidewalk grade.  floral parade, literary exercises, alb-1  .     rw _  mnA  _    lf this    order    is    not    complied    with  letio    games,    dances and a carnival  within one week the city will perform  j respondent  facts.  purposely distorted  ouipauy will afford the entertain-  _    ,,,    ,    „    the    work    and    the oust will he charged  menu Governor Johnson will deliver  against your property.  an address* after the parade.  Pi i baud be Im (Ag “DamonL'  mr*  PKT BR SCOTT, Bn peri a tea deal of Stream.  decided upon.  The patient recovered well from the operation, but before long something happened and the bird sickened and died, in spite of ail that science and tender care could da interment will to held Sunday morning from the BBA MEH At Mill ^ alley, May J    residence.  1914. William Glass Beamer, beloved     m     »     T     --------  eon of Richard F. and France* Glass] Even eery desirable ptacee “de aal Beamer, aged 3 yearn    rant    thenseelven” Give Joe a trlaL   

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