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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - May 21, 1914, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED WOODLAND CALIFORNIA THURSDAY EVENING MAY 21 1914 DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877 Our Fuzzy Visitor not the Army Hew W H Browning His Employe George Hoppers and Elner Byrns the Victims W H Browning suffered the loss of part of the index finger of his right hand Wednesday evening He was at tempting to quicken the spark of a Yolo Water and Power Compy Reorganizes Prom 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 of caterpillar which evolves Into the Ihistle butterfly The damage done by the pest occurs during the cater pillar stage ony To exterminate the caterpillarHelle bore powder Is recommended The pxtermlnants given in the Democrat gaa engine on his place southwest or Tuesday are effective but they are when the finger caught and the end nipped off at the first joint Mr Browning was hur ried to town and the cut was dressed George Hoppers for the last four vears in the employ of Will Browning seriously injured Wednesday af 1 oisonous and consequently a men ace to children and chickens who may jcome upon them Hellebore powder I is nonpoisonous There are already signs of the thin ning out of the caterpillars and it Is oxpected that the horde will have en ternoon a few hours before his 1 I tirely disappeared within a week or ployer Hoppers was working on ay baler 6n the R W Browning place While trying to close the trap door on the press the power started catching both of Hoppers hands and ripping the flesh off his fingers The sufferer was brought to town shortly Vefore 4 oclock Wednesday afternoon His Injury Is exceedingly painful He ivas insured Elmer Byrns while breaking some ce with an ice pick Wednesday even ing jabbed the sharp point of the pick ilmost through his left hand The corrj of one of the fingers was par t ially severed THE PROGRAM FOR THE KING RECITAL Distinguished Pianist to Be Heard at Community Clubhouse Next Wednesday Evening James Woodward King distinguish ed pianist who is to be heard in re cital at the Community Club House on he evening of May 27 today an nounced his program as follows a Ballade A flat Chopin b Romanze from E minor concer to Chopin c Polonaise A flat major Chopin 2 a Rondo Capriccioso Mendels sohn b Mlnuetto from Sonata Op SI No S Beethoven c Liszt 3 a Prelude G off minor Rachmanin b Nocturne F c Blue Danube Concert Para Evler County Treasurer Cole Will Be There Roy E Cole treasurer of Yolo conn ly will attend the sessions of the Bounty treasurers of California in Sacramento Friday and Saturday Of fleers will be elected and proposed leg Islation to benefit the county treas offices will be discussed A legislative committee will be appoint ed to prepare amendments that are thought needed A legislative program will be definitely adopted at the next meet ing of the treasurers association in dacramento next December he Main Factorin the Event Working Out as Its Pro moters Hoped If the entries continue to pour in t the same rate they have been com rig the past two weeks the race meet ng at the Woodland Stock Farm on text September 8 9 and 10 will bring ogether the biggest lot of racing tock ever housed in a northern Cali ornia racing plant Although the en ry list does not close until June 1 here are fortyfive entries up to date vhich makes a new record for this period ot the season Harry Dowling superintendent of he Woodland Stock Farm and inau ger of the race meeting today pre iicted that records that have stood or years will be shattered here next September Dowliug bases his pre lictiou upon the class of the entries already For the freeforall pace which Is 10 be staged on the final day of the meeting the following entries have been received and more are promised Leta J Don Pronto Jim Logan and Teddy Bear ion Daniels Chico horseman who ex pects to do the grand circuit has writ ten that he will try to be here with he speedy Dan Logan The trot which will also be rin on the last day Is proving a draw ing card and It Is expected that there will be close to twenty starters As an extra attraction for the sec end day Robert Blngln King of them all will be seen In action in the pace There will be elevenraces during Encampment to Be Held but Regulars Duable to Take Part in Maneuvers Members of Company F of the Na lonnl Guard have been notified that there will be no militia maneuvers this year as the presence of Ihe regu lar troops on the border makes It im possible to carry them out on a scale sufficiently broad to be of any value Tho militia encampment will how ever be held as usual unless the Mex ican affair takes on a serious com plexion which will give the militia real service as United States volun teer troops The encampment will be more In ihe nature of a school for noncom missioned officers than a maneuve camp and the privates will obtain general drill and camp Instruction a the same time the noncoms are be coining proficient in their line o duty Lieutenant Colonel Robert H Noble iu charge of the department of militia affairs In the Western Department i in the south but is expected to return to San Francisco in the near future and will take up with the militia an thorities the holding of the regula annual encampment Because of the absence of maneu vers this year there will undoubted be great stress put on the target drll volley firing being considered an es sential matter in which to give exten sive instructions Cigar Stores Warned Against Dice Sharps the threeday meeting Each race will be made up of three head The aum of In guaranteed stakes haa been offered Entries close on June 1 1914 It Is emphasized that all stakes are guar Harvey Hoffman Accomplishes What Engineers Said Could Not Be Done Bart Worley reports today that the big break in the Sacramento river levee on the Cummins place sixteen miles above Knights Landing has just ueen closed The last gallon of water made its way through the cut Wed nesday afternoon To Harvey Hoffman Sacramento river rancher goes the credit of clos ing the break after engineers had stated that It could not be closed without an expense of close to The Butter basin people offered and the use of their dredger to be used in repairing the levee Hoffman set i bout and stretched tour cables across ihe break driving pegs for reinforce ment The dredger was then called ipon and soon had the cut filled In Accused of Using Mails to De JraudComplainant Says He Was Assaulted Lowil people who some time ago complained that they had been in duced to turn over sdmo of their wealth lo representatives of the In ternational Auto League Tire Com pany and had failed lo get the tiros bargained for will be particularly In terested in reading the following from the Examiner Captain C V Mount U S A re tired wealthy resident of Petalunia Mid veteran of the Philippine cam paign swore to a complaint yesterday for the arrest of Alfred C Bldwell and Frederick Overfield respectively pres ident and vicepresident of the Inler national Auto League Tire Company charging them with taking forcibly fvom him a letter which he intended placing In the hands of the federal au thorities to substantiate his claim that they were using the malls to defraud The assault and theft of the letter are alleged to have occurred In the offices of the corporation 417 Market street on Wednesday afternoon Cap Mount exhibits a badly bruised hand as confirmation of his story Judge Sullivan issued the warrants 1hey were placed in the hands of de lectives last night for service Up lo a late hour neither man had been apprehended It is rumored that they have left the city According to Captain Mount he he Lame interested in the International Auto League Tire Company to the ex tent of after personal Interviews and correspondence with the two of licials During the establishment of his Interest in the corporation says Mount Bidwell made some references to the Northland Rubber Company of Buffalo N Y After the consumma tion of the deal Mount wrote to the latter company requesting Informa tion as to the stains of the Interim Cigar stand men In this city have been given the tip to be on the William J Burns for a couple of dice sharps making the rounds of the Sacramento volley The shady pair cleaned up COO cigars In Chlco Tuesday night before Ihe dealers wised up to their game and had them ordered out of town tobacconors remember vividly Aha visit of a dice sharp a year ago who did a good business here before the offi cers were put on his trail Like lasl years visitor the two men at Chlco worked the 26 dice game Terrible Indignities to a British Steamer On Saturday May 16 the British ship Cetriana under command of Lieuten ant Edward J Minister arrived In San Francisco having on board a number of American refugees which the ship picked up at On the following day the Examiner published a thrilling story purporting to give In detail the manner In which hese refugees came out of the Jaws of death This story was written by mi Examiner correspondent who claimed to have been an eyewitness to nearly everything that transpired He represented that Lieutenant Minister was deceived and misled by the Mexican authorities that the Oetilnna was hemmed in and narrow ly escaped being rammed by a Mexi Kiin vessel that the wharf was secret ly soaked with oil and fired with the He Will Continue to Live Here and Act as an Irrigation Engineer After two years of service William L Wales chief engineer of the Yolo Water and Power Company has re signed from his position and has de cided to enter engineer Ing field on an individual scale He ivill have Woodland as his headquar ters His resignation went Into effect Wednesday His successor has not yet been appointed Simultaneously with the announce inent of Chief Engineer Wales resig nation comes the Information that almost the entirelocal system haa been reorganized under the supervis ion of John W Chapman of San Fran cisco assistant general manager ot i he company C L Kupke Yolo county man who has been affiliated with the Sacramento Valley Irrigation project and has seen government rec lamation service has been appointed ruperlntendent of the maintenance rnd operation department H M Mar shall will hfeve charge of the survey ing division Wlllug Pike will control he commercial department That the water company Is prepar ing for an active seasonIs evidenced by the tate developments Assistant Manager Chapman has loca ted In Woodland temporarily lional Auto League Tire Company and J evident Intention of destroying the the International Auto League of Buf fulo the parent company of several under the guidance of Bid well and Overfield on page 8 Investigate existing laws and anteed for the amount d How Sloi an Ice Wagon Is Not DEATH BRINGS RELIEF TO TORTURED GOOSE Given a Purposely NonFatal Shot Stoned Till Wing Was Broken Then Underwent Amputation Cetriana and the lives of all on board that Lieutenant Minister only averted a terrible disaster by taking sudden flight that Mexican soldiers fired on lie ship as she was leaving the har bor It was one of the most anmxl7ng of Mexican outrages that have yet been published On the afternoon of the same day two of the officers of the Cetriana In conversation with a government in spector declared that the whole story i vas a gross exaggeration The Chron icle did not use the story and the af Slow as an ice wagon was shown j to be an Inapt expression this after ternoon papers handled it very gin Vinolrv wotrrvn aooa Feenys husky wagon and briefly tore loose In the alley back of The break was 360 feet wide candy store and d1d a had a depth of from one to six feet lp second street to the Julian Immediately after it was closed down tue ancy to Third back THE SICK Mrs Grace Howard reported to be serioatty in recorerr It tald to be doubtful or this amount only The program for Tuesday Septem ber 8 is Wednesday September 9 Thursday September 10 Frecfortll pace AO to Orittonte river rose seven inches at Knights Landing Apricot Annual at Winters Opens Presided over by Lillian Johnson Vhlrd to Main and around the corner 10 the Icehouse Several Icecream Under the circumstances the ques tion naturally arises Did the officers of theCetrlana suppress the facts In view of the fact that the International News Service which Is practically owned by Mr Hearst has been fur Ireezers were scattered along the llishing very inaccurate reports speedway and the Icewagon had arrow escape from NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS You are hereby notified to trim all who waTelected evshade treea ln spirited contest the with the city ordinance Winters Apricot Annual began No tranche mart Friday will be Yoto County Day A florai parade literary exercises ath wlll afford the entertain er occurrences In Mexico and so col irlng Its news as to support the con entlon of the Harst papers that Am srlcan Intervention Is the only solu ion of the problem a more plausible explanation Is that the Examiner cor respondent purposely distorted the to hto lthln rnit OOOTOT Johiuoft will tb will b after UM your SCOTT This Is the story of a goose its life captivity and last end Trustee J R Mitchell is the central figure in the narrative When Mr Mitchell Is not expound ing points of law In the city council or following his vocation of carving epitaphs on tombstones he can be found gun In hand and pipe In mouth In the tules watchfully walling to welcome a flock of geese or ducks that he may exterminate one or more of those toothsome birds And J R la a good shot To pre serve a lasting memorial of his skill one that could show to the town folk the tireless trustee purposely shot a goose in the wing so as to bring It down The goose was brought home and the warning given It should not be molested Some of the small boys passing the Mitchell home learned to feed the new pet on popcorn They also learned to throw rocks at the defenseless honker vlth the result that its wing was broken by one of the stray missiles A consultation was held with the goose on the operating table George Mitchell was present and being fa miliar with the sick amputation Attorney Mill Valley Mar U WWtaa Haai Besser beloved of Mcfcard F awl rrancee Glass r aged t recommended Leeper ad vised that the goose draw up ita last will and testament Amputation was decided upon The patient recovered well from the operation but before long something happened and the bird sickened aad died In spite of ail that science aad tender care could 4a Interment win to hold Sunday morning from Mitchell
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