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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - January 20, 1920, Woodland, California                               ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 20, 1920 DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877. 200 Delegates Here Attending Meet; Mrs. S. E. M ack Presiding BY MRS. ARTHUR THOMAS. Representing sixteen counties in the Sacramento valley, close up- on 200 memfcers of the Third District of the California Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher Associations met today in Woodland and listened to addresses by noted educators and from other distin- guished men and women who are vitally interested in the work be- ing undertaken by the mothers and teachers of this state. Mrs. S. E. Mack of Fair Oaks, presi- dent of the Third District organiza- tion, presided over today's meeting. The morning session was devoted chiefly to the hearing of committee and departmental reports, the most important of which was the announce- ment that twelve jiew associations have sprung up since, the last general district meeting. The-new organiza- tions are Thriving at Winters, Davis, Gridley, Pleasant Grove, Tahoe- City, Vallejo, Kinney School at Mills Sta- tion, Rio Linda, Newcastle, Benicia, New Pine Creek and Durham. CHORUS BEGINS MEET. The program opened at the gram- Shaffer Mentioned Weinstock's Successor For Market Director 4> According to gossip being passed in political circles, Fred Shaffer, secretary of the Yolo county board of trade, is being 4> mentioned prominently for the position of State Market Director to succeed Colonel Harris Weinstock, whose resignation becomes effect- mar school auditorium with a song chorus 'by the members of the fourth grade, after which and Helen The next meeting of the Willow Oak Park Farm Center will be held Thurs- day evening, January 22. This wil fui Oil-It? 1 Gregg entertained with a vocal duet, be an especially interesting meeting Mrs. Mack then took charge of the meeting and the routine work waa on with dispatch. Mrs. May Dexter-Henshall, formerly Tolo county school superintendent, and now identified with state library work, was the chief speaker, of the early-day session. In an enlightening and interesting manner Mrs. Henshall spoke of the co-operation being given by the library organizations asosciations. to the ive February 1. Shaffer denies any knowledge of such rumors and is at a loss to explain how they originated. The press report mentions Shaffer as first choice of Governor W. D.. Stephens, and also names prominently Charles G. Johnson, state sealer of weights and measures; Fred X. Bise- low, secretary of the state market commission, and Senators William Scott of San Francisco and W. E. Brown of Los Angeles. The position per annum. "I have made no application for the said Secretary Shaffer this morning, when told of the newspaper reports going the rounds of the state. "I did not know there was to be a vacancy, never said a word to anyone about it and no one ever mentioned to me. It is all news to me. I am She told in detail of the spread of the county library system from the time that it started in 1903 with trav- eling libraries. Forty-three counties now have libraries, said Mrs. Hen-1 shall. Eighteen hundred school dis- tricts are supplied with reading ma- terial by. the county libraries. FARMER PROFITS. Through the community service de- partments, the libraries are rendering assistance to all lines of industry, particularly to the farmer -who is able through his farm adviser to locate valuable reference books in the libra- ries. By means of the university ex- tension movement students who de- sire to follow library work or any other kind of educational course, are able to proceed at a minimum ex- pense and with certain results. The recent creation of a library de- partment for circulating phonograph records and stories to the various schools, particularly in the rural sec- tions, is proving popular and educa- tional, stated Mrs. Henshall. There are twenty-eight teachers' li- braries in California, affording oppor- tunities to teachers to improve them- selves and to follow new lines of edu- and a large attendance is looked for The following will be the program: Short business meeting and election of directors for the Willow Oak Park Center. Discussion of the water situation by Mr. Shuman and Mr. Davis of the-Yolo Water and Power Company. An address 'by J. A. Filcher, presi- dent of the Sacramento County Farm. Bureau. Mr. Filcher is a speaker of considerable note. There will be special music given by different quartets of Willow Oak Park young people. It is hoped that this meeting will be the best attended meeting of the Willow Oak Park Center this year. A. Morris and Mitchell Order Storm This Week Tr. stees A. W. Morris and R. Mitchell do not claim barom. etei limbs or the like, but just the same they are optimistic it copious droughts of ratn the coming week, and i> ide no bones about telling the trustees so at last night's meet- "There will be rain in six days, and lots of said Prophet Mitchell. am convinced that there will be a 'big storm inside of a week and am laying plans on chimed in Morris. Father Ricard of San Jose and Weather Forecaster Taylor of Sacramento are following in the footsteps of the local solons satisfied with my job here in the best j nnd prognosticate rain galore in 1 a few days, county in the United States." Packer Balks When Dr. Christal Is Named On City Health Board May or .1. D Musgrove and the four members of the board of trus- tees meeting in special session, together with a larger assemblage of spectators than usual, ?asped for breath for an instant last night when City Marshal M. F. Packer declared first that he was "one hun- dred per cent American" and in the next breath vigorously stated that he would refuse to act on the newly appointed city board of health because one of the members. Dr. CharUs Christal of this city, >was "a Roman Catholic." After the meeting had been officially declared to order and City Attorney John H. Laugenour, also city clerk of the board, read the .minutes of the previous meeting, call- ing for an acceptance which was duly- granted, the clerical work being well performed, Mayor Musgrove stated-that City Health Officer Alice Thomas had conferred with him in the hope for] greater co-operation in the matter of looking into the health of the city of Woodland, and in this .behalf suggested an advisory board, designated as city board of health. More Buildings For Landing Assured It was reported by J. D. Mar- ling cashier of the First Na- tional Bank at the directors or-. cational work. The afternoon Goodwin Says Valley Alive program was being carried through with but few devia- tions from the schedule. Chico is to be the scene of a special meeting of the district organization, next March 4. Rov' Goodwin, Superior California editor of the Sacramento Bee, was a business visitor in Woodland last night, leaving here for his home after a visit along the west side, where he reports ibusiness best in his experience. Colusa, Orland and Woodland are the three live towns of the West Side at I this particular season, although the entire valley is alive and up and do- ing. Arata Auto Smashed In Crash Charles Kopp's Sister Dies Suddenly in Southern Cal. Dog Fight Over Fees Aired By City Fathers PROCTOR. LAUGENOUR SATISFIED j 4. ganization meeting yesterday Bow'. Wbw! Ki-Ki! And it came to pass that after the first storm subsided and the waters began to recede at the special meeting of the city trustees last night, following the announcement of City Marshal M. F. Packer that he was a hundred per cent American and refused to work with a health 'board member entertaining different religious 'belief from himself, that the troubles of Poundmaster Gibson were aired. Mitchell called City Trustee J. R. for an accounting of dog licenses sold and the like from Gibson and Packer. Gibson had made a return of thej moneys collected by him, but who declared that 22 licenses had been sold made no report and left the coun- cil chamber .before the trustees could take the matter up -with him. Faulkner Breaks Leg When Car Balks Mitchell stated that Packer "fired" Gibson, because the two of them had a disagreement over the amount to be collected from owners of dogs seek- ing licenses. The trustee the right of the marshal to discharge a city employe, claiming it an in- alienable right of the citv trustees un- der the charter. Mitchell also de- manded a rebate to those who had paid for male dogs and for females, claiming the city ordinances fixed the license fees at and This the trustees practically agreed upon. It was also agreed that Gibson, who claimed he had at the time he took the poundmastership, and had only 25 cents of the amount left when he D. A Faulkner, automobile repairman of this city, was in- jured on Main street near Third street this morning in having one of his less broken while cranking an automobile 'which got away from him. ac- cording to eye witnesses. He was removed to his home to have the broken bones set. He will be laid up some time as a result of the unfortunate acci- dent. The mayor stated that he had given the matter due consideration. City j Trustee George Fitz, zealous in the j interests of the city as is every other trustee, volunteered his services as a member of the board, and was ap- pointed. City Surveyor and County En- gineer Asa G. Proctor, Dr. Charles Christal and City Attorney Laugenour were in turn appointed. Mayor Mus- grove stated that by reason ef his position City Marshal Packer would also be named a mem'ber of the city board of health. MEDICO POPULAR. It was here that the marshal flashed 4. up like a bomb from a ship in distress and openly declared that he would not art because of the religious affilia- 4. (ions of the young medico who has al- .j. readv drawn to himself a large circle of friends and a mood clientele during his brief residence in Woodland. M ITCH ELL AM U SE D. The situation, embarrassing and un- usual in every particular and an in- perhaps in California in the administration of municipal affaire, nonplussed the board and mayor, who attempted to pass the matter off with a smile The that the bank committee com- posed of D. A. McGriff, M. Stitt and W. O. Russell, which purchased the land for the con- struction of the Knights Landing branch, had other ob- jects in view when it purchased the present site of the new 'bank building, and that in this connection it was through their individual efforts that Messrs. J. V. C. V. Hooper and J. F. Anderson purchased ad- joining lots in contemplation of ponstrution of substantial buildings near the bank. It was stated at the directors' meeting that this plan was still on foot and that all three men would build substantial struc- tures. Contractor W. R. Fait is rushing work on the bank structure Provost Falls; Back is Hurt William Provost well known and Stanley Guest at Birthday Surprise 1 was "canned" by Packer, should be An automobile driven by Miss Kath- erine Nicolaus of Sacramento, crashed into a Nash roadster piloted by W. H. Arata and in which Mrs. Arata and their baby and H. K Coi'fey were riding, last Sunday with damaging i suits to the Arata car. No one was hurt. The collision happened on the south end oi tue I'uuih cicok oridye, between i "Woodland and Davis. Miss Nicholausj and four mends who weie with her were looking at a party of picnickers alongside of the road and did not see j the Arata machine coming until too late to avoid the impact The bumper of the Arata machine probably averted more serious conse- quences, as none of the occupants was jolted sufficiently to suffer from the shock. A fence post ran through the radiator, the side glass and one fen- der were torn off and the left front was badly damaged. The Nicolans car, a big Cadillac, lost one fender but otherwise was unhurt. Miss Nicolaus was protected by insur- ance and has promised to re-imburse Mr. Arata in full for his damages. Fred C. Brosius, horticultural com- missioner of Sacramento county, was a business visitor in Woodland today. Charles G. Kopp of the Krellenberg Company, left this morning for Ven- ice to attend the funeral of his remunerated for his services. He Mrs. Lilly Finn, who passed away sud-' denly there. Mrs. Finn had been ill with pneumonia. She leaves three' sons and one daughter, and was the only sister of Mr. Kopp. Mrs. Stanley Duncan was hostess Saturday evening when slip save a surprise party in honor of her hus- band's birthday. Card playing was i 'CVHU. UljliiiKij- Vj i purchased a gun, ammunition, feed feature o[ tne evening's entertain- smile -me name of the marshal, respected painter and decorator of this however, was not withdrawn nor nis w.if, taken ill yesterday resignation accepted. One of the offi- while working on the Brown house p 4V, M citntpd to :uul sustaining slight injuries cers of the m meeting stated to hjm tQ be removed the board that matters religious naa h-s home ]Ie was re.ported much nothing to do "with the conduct of the improved last night. His back waa city's business, but the matter passed injured. until later in the evening's when City Trustee, J. U. Mitchell re- lat ed the of the marshal's big- lo a belated citizen who had not been in on the proceedings. "And what do you think of that, here in queried Mite bell. Disc Plow Cuts Lillard On the Cheek Jolly Dinner Party At Bert Clover Home that be reimbursed for Miss Fay won I1rst ,UHi Hcnrv l _ __.__1 Jt V. 1 In mem. the Pedro table first prizes at the. close of his narration. wore awarded to Mrs. Robert Fisher PACKER FKAKLEPS. ,md Charles Wicks, while Miss Mable Subsequently Marshal Packer, m Mr. and Mrs. Talbot Ware returned to San Francisco this afternoon after a few days visit here with Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Porter. The Warcn have recently returned home from a trip to Arizona. It was a right smart dinner that Mr. and Mrs. Bert Clover gave Sunday in compliment to a number of their friends from Sacramento and in Woodland. The beautiful Clover ho-me on Court street was prettily dec- orated in ferns and red carnations, setting off the dining room and re- cepiion parlors to decided advantage. Enjoying the affair were the follow- ing: Messrs, nnd Mesdames Robert Woods, Ross Wilson, Mrs. O. H. Noble [and daughter Alice, Mrs. Cornelia I Rath, Mrs. P. Turner, Mrs. Helen Dun- jton: the Misses Ijillian Hough, Eloise Moaely, Velma Clover. Clover, Eva MicCaw, Halfpenny and Kirseh; and Messrs. John Straub, Romeo Raf- faefa, Cfrald Glenn Ing, H. R. Rifiler. Leroy Hillhouse and Roy Clover. canines in his rare and paid the rent of an impounding lot. It was practically settled that there should be a rebate made to all who'Hvang and yvicks carried away discussing the incident, reiterated that paid more than the fees fixed by law, ]hfi At the Hearts i.iblo be was "one hundred per cent Amori- was not afraid lo tell the his expenditures and paid for his la- bor; that the marshal should be 10- quired to make an accounting nnd Gibson will probably be retained as poundmaster at a specified per diem wage. It is said that several refunds have already been paid to doc; owners who paid too much for their !doctor so Wm. Johnson of Yolo has gone to Arizona to accept employment in the railroads in that section. County Official Takes First Cleveland Car Here Wm. Gould, county hortic-ultura! commissioner, made the first purchase of a Cleveland automobile in this ter- ritory, taking the delivery from the McBroom Motor Sales company. Gould is "tickled pink" over his buy. The McBroom concern recently accepted tho agency for the Cleveland and .'he Chandler cars, both of which are maclo by tho Chandler factories. The Cleve- land roadster and touring car sells foi and thf> Chandlers for facobs the consolation Mrs. Duncan served a'laimy supper, so an inc-idem closed which at midnight, assisted bv Mrs. E. E. brought the mind of man back to the Duncan and Mrs J. R Jacobs. The dark when man lived in caves departed wish in sr Mr. Duncan and fought the dinosaur and irhthyo- many happy returns of the day. Those enjoying the hospitality of tho Duncans were- Mr. ;md Mrs J. R. .inrobs. Fay Jacobs, Mr nnd Mrs. E. H Dunenn, Doris nnd Junior Duncan, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gwen- dolyn Fisher. Mr and Mrs Charles Wicks and Weslev Wicks, Mr and William Lillard, ranchiim near the road, was rushed to the office's ot Drs Blevins and Kairchild, a on the is a result ot being run over by a disc plow he was operating on his property this morning. The cut is deep and qui'o serious. He was accompanied to Woodland by 'us sou, Thomas, and a d.'U-ihter is a brother of Constable Lillard Dfvis. Mrs. Bates Sues H. E. Coil Estate Yoloite's Mother Dies in Sacramento Word conies ammintfing the de'ith in S.irt anieiitt) "f Mrs. Xancy !1. Flint, mother of Mrs. L. Spvcer of Yolo, this count v. was a natho of Ohio, aged 7t> years. She was the wife of Adi II. Flint, and leaves besides Mrs, Spirer children iu Angeles and Sacramento. Mrs. Philip Rlodolbanuh. Mrs Evans, j Mnble Evans, Mr nnd Mrs P. Xew-i Mj.g ]f tnan, Vera Xcwmaf. Mr. and M's H. noy M nas R Jacobs, Mr. and Mr-- .in- njn Coil as PXOfutrix of the _ amp and Joseph Hock estate of the late Herbert E Coil, for Harry S Maddox, formerly of Wood- of lo be so< rot an- of the Sacramento Child increase and wool of a cer- Cojl plaop of writes Dies in Sacramento 1( Mr. and Mrs. W. T) Criteser Sunday for Angeles. h ft Four-year-old Carrie 'or of John and Man Valim tlye of Clarksburg, this count fid away in Sacrnmenlo vestenhu was placed to rest in Joseph's cem- etery there this afternoon. Mrs. C. M. Rice of Dixnn is doin- at the local sanitarium follow- a u.i- in a capital operation. i member of one of the best known Nun houses of the legislature being accompanltd 
                            

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