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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - April 26, 1920, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 26, 1920 DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877. Teachers' Wage Big Question Men Wanted 20 More Colusans File Oil Leases on Lands in Western Yolo Districts Yolo Worker Insults Flag; Under Arrest To Teach in the Public Schools WOMEN, of course, are the mainstay of our schools, BtiT every boy at times, needs a man's influence and guidance. AT PRESENT SALARIES men cannot remain in the ranks as teachers. CALIFORNIA LAW requires equal pay for men and women. OUR BOYS Need the influence of men. W1E MUST PAY BETTER SAL- ARIES. Today's Teachers Build To- morrow's Citizens. Some twenty additional leases on oil lands in western Yolo county were filed late last week with County Recorder Le R. Pier( e, follow- ing the first batch of leases filed two weeks ago and as reported in the "Democrat" at the time. All of the new leases come from Co- lusa county, where Arbuckle residents have apparently abandoned the almond and alfalfa fields for the prospective riches that may come from unfound and undeveloped oil fields of Yolo county. J. P. Hall is agent for those who are filing leases in large numbers. The new lessees of Yolo land from Ar- buckle A. A. Troutman, S. C. Dehaven, W1. II. Chance, C. H. Emmis, Laura M. Chance, Mrs. W M. Chance, James E. Smith, Aileen Tryan, Roy Hughes, E. L. Geno, C. W. Duncan, H. Harold, Gertrude and Elizabeth Bell. Upon the return from the east of a San Francisco capitalist who is said to be interested with John Drum in the oil explorations in the western part of the county, some definite an- 1 nouncement of the contemplated oper- jations will probably be made. Appearing in the Santa Barbara 'News and other Southern California newspapers, the foregoing advertise- ment is an indication of the means being taken by the school trustees of the southland to meet the teacher shortage, and also to crystallze senti- ment for a fair living wage for the men and Women who are instructing the youth of today. Unless there is an immediate pro- -gram carried out here to substantially Daryl Blevins Is Very Low With Pneumonia DaryP Blevins, son of Mrs. W. J. Blevins, and a very popular young man of this city, lies in a critical con- dition at the Blevins Brothers ranch near Woodland, battling for his life as a result of a severe attack of pneu- monia. Dr. W. J. Blevins is with the the salaries of Yolo county's boy constantly in the hope to pull teachers, there is likely to be a dearth him through the crisis, which is re- of teaching material in this vicinity -next term. It is the "Democrat's" be- lief that means should be provided "NOW for enhancing the pay of this county's teachers and thereby avert the resignation of many of the best "teachers now on the local payrolls. From the Santa Barbara News it is gleaned that there is "a general up- 'heaval in the city teaching force." Thirty-five per cent of the city teaching force is planning to quit their -positions at the end of the school year under any condition. Sixty-seven per cent of the remain- will leave unless they receive a increase in salary. Forty-six per cent will seek other -positions unless a increase In sal- aries Is allowed by the board. Seventy-three per cent of the city will refuse to continue teach- ing here for the salaries now paid. The same questionnaire showed that twenty-seven per cent of the persona now teaching1 in Santa Barbara are obliged to do work in addition to their ported at hand. Young Blevins has been ill but a few days, pneumonia following an attack of influenza. Don Murdoch Hurt in Fall Donald Murdoch of this city was re- leased from the Woodland sanitarium a well and sound boy without ache or pain, but somewhat mussed up and scratched as the result of an accident in Colusa county yesterday when he fell from a moving automobile. He >y those was to tne with whom he was charge. Trip to the Cat skills Starts From Here Next Friday The Young People's Society of Chris- regular teaching In order to make a tian Endeavor of the Chriistian Church living wage. i is giving an elaborate social next That similar conditions prevail In Friday evening and is extending this Yolo county is apparent from ex- Woodland. presslons of opinion among the teach- j and the parents of pupils now In attendance at the local Let's put Yolo county "over the top' once more by being the first commu- nity in California to properly recogf- Tiize the meftt of the teachers' claims tor a proper wage! Notwithstanding the day and the hour, quite a number assembled In Odd Fellows hall yesterday afternoon. on the occasion of the one hundred and first anniversary of the founding' "You are requested to join a Spring Excursion to the Catskill mountains, April 30, 1920. The train leaves from the Christian Church, corner College street and Lincoln avenue, at p. m. Sin- gle tickets, one smile Round trip tickets, one smile and a hand- shake." Upon arriving at the C. E. Mountain house the banquet will be served, costing each one a half a cent for each inch of their height. An observation car for older people is well fitted up. It IB hoped that each individual that comes will have hla name written backwards on a slip of paper and pinned upon his person." Ralston Bullitt of San Jose, Grant of Odd Fellowship. Superior Judge W. Hunt of Piedmont and Miss Frances A. Anderson of this city presided over RIegl of Mills College, accompanied the session, while Judge J. J. Header- Moreland and Miss Isabelle Leithold former police judge of home last evening to spend the day to, was the principal speaker. A. W. at the picnic. This evening the stu- and a quartet sang several dent party will go to Montlcello to be lions, nrandtng oat the shore, bat ap- guest of Roy Collins on the old I -Phelaa rajach" of 0000 acrep. Yolo Renewing Old Friends Here T. B. Cooper of Sacramento, one of the valley's stalwart pio- neers. was in town today visit- ing his son, S. A. Cooper, local shoe dealer. Cooper Sr. was distantly related to many of the early settlers in Yolo coun- ty, including John Wolfskill of Winters. His father. Major Cooper, laid out one of the state's oldest towns. Benicia. Mr. Cooper was being intro- duced here today by E. E. Per- kins. AI Newman employe at the California Si.rf Rice Mills in West Sacraim-nto, Yolo county, was arrest id by Constable H. H Buckingham as an alleged I. W. W Fellow workers of he had cursed the P.I.C and ''e United States, and i I said he wanted to see the I. W. W Hag floating over the White House. Newman, who claims to be a native of Russia, told Bucking- ham ho referred to Mexico and "fr not fo the United States. The case was reported to United States Commissioner Wallace 4> Sl'epard, and Newman was lodged in jail. Skull Caved in Bat, Ray Close May The war against the high cost of clothing has found a new theater at the University Farm at Davis, where the faculty members have joined in an agreement to wear either khaki or denim until such time as all of them may agree that the old custom of wearing good clothes at all hours should be resumed. The plan was started by D. W. Tubbs. instructor in the Farm Engin- eering Department at the University Farm, who declares that the wearing of denim or khaki is no fad with the maculty members. He says their work is such that clothes are frequently ruined, and it is a perfectly sensible proposition for the wearing of khaki or denim during teaching hours here, particularly when the price of a suit of clothes is around Factulty members who had cor-luroy trousers prior to the agrement may wear the corduroys. The penalty for violation of the agreement is a ducking In the swim- ming pool at the University F irm. J. H. Norton, said to be the iai Sacramento Population Is nioii'l Clo.-M ear-old fcOn of Mr. and Mis. Fied K Close, roMdin.g lit Fi th street, 'ies iu a critical condition ut a Sacra- mc nto hobDit.il, as (he resiilf of a severe fracture of tiie skull sus- taincd morning while playing ba'l with a number of com- panions hih home V bat slipped fiom tho ha. d cf Mathew dinclli, a lad about S years of age. The piece of Til wood struck o'lng Clo.se ,i terrific blow full in the forehead, ish'ng the skull, and ii'iidennsy him unconscious. Thi' p u left this morning for' Sacramento to be with their son. Word from the hospital this morning is to the effect that although the fracture is very severe, there are hopes for the ultimate recovery of "be injured be- cause of his youth and the fact that the bones of the skull were as yet more or less pliable Young Nardinelli, although a mere slip of a boy, has taken to heart the sei iousness of the accident and is quite beside himself in grief over the mis- fortune to his companion. A number of boys in the neighbor- hood were playing ball in the street yesterday morning Young Nardinelli making an effort to strike a ACCORDING TO THT3 U. S. CBN- SUS PERSONS LIVE IN SAC- RAMENTO. THIS IS AN INCREASE OF was SINCE 1010 OR 47.3 PER CENT. pitched ball. His bat slipped as he THE FIGURE IS BELOW WHAT swung at the sphere and in leaving WAS EXPECTED. AT THE TIME his hand struck young Close, who was THE CENSUS WAS BEING TAKEN, an onlooker. The blow knocked him SOME ESTIMATED THAT THE unconscious, neighbors realizing the COUNT WOULD SHOW" ABOUT situation and taking charge of the PERSONS IN THE CITY. lad. It was found necessary to afford It was generally estimated during best and speediest possible medic-al the last few weeks that the population treatment. Beautify New Car Plant Grounds be between and Last n'irht the boy was given up for dead. This morning it was report- ed ho had a chance. figure would BELIEVED CORRECT. "That figure is about said Harry Maddorf, secretary of the cham- ber of commerce this morning, when told the census total "Not very many were missed in the count, not enough to bring the figure up to I am certain that we have had a much more complete count than many cities. "It's Sacramento's own fault that she hasn't persons right Maddox declared. "We have lost in- dustries because we haven't housing accomomdations for their employes. Right now a state office that employs about 00 person wants to locate in Sacramento, but we haven't got office room or houses for them. Following is the program for the piano recital tonight at the Woodland grammar school auditorium by Arthur Frazer, noted American artiste who arrived in Woodland this morning: Sonata, F minor, Allegro maestoso, Andante Scherzo- Brahms; Polonaise, A Nocturne F Schftzo, Heads i the Pacific Car Building are meeting today in with architects and designers, ar- ranging for the construction of the company's big factory near the Sout-etn Pacific depot and which will cover a space 150 by 450 feet, approximately. The building and grounds will be an adornment to the city and as in'tih of an advertise- ment to Woodland and Yolo county the big manufactur- ing plant it th" register company at Ohio Secretary who t for the bay to attend s incptinsr, is armed with blue prii of site selected in preparation i'f arranging suitable grounds. Lawn flowers, rv couple of fountain! and many shade trees are to surround the big plant h to be a daylight institution all work being done within. AH spur tracks will enter the factory Lk-u'cnant Washington Irv- ing, one of the officers of the company, calls attention to the fact that the TOWN CROWDED TO CAPACITY. "Wte've got to get ahead of this flat minor-Chopin; Carnaval, Op. tho ordinary 1, ,me factory h a thine; of beauty and is more presentable than game. We haven't been looking ahead, providing for the fii'ure Chas. Virden, president of the cham- ber of commerce, wis surprised when told of the census figure. "But you couldn't get 500 more per- sons in Sacramento unless they lived Andante and Mniu-'tto. Op. Wells; Faust W li >s asBiir H hat the factory Will Scotch j bo one- o? tlio ti'iest in appearance In 'the state of California and Will be rushed to complo ion at an early date. man on the Davis Farm faculty, Is in the he declared. "We associated with D. W. Tubbs and W. 3i Wilkinson as the "Ducking Com- mittee." Putah Creek Irrigation System Declared Possible State Engineer "W. F. McClure an- nounces that a reconnalsance of the Devils Head watershed on the head- waters of Putah creek indicated that a reservoir might be feasible for the storage of water to be used In Irrigat- ing lands in the vicinity of Dixon and McClure visited the terirtory week and conferred with landowners of the Dixon and Wnlters sections. McClure said plans for the irriga- tion project were In an embryo stage. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Boyce return- ed home Saturday eveninf from their honeymoon trip, which carried them as far south KB the Mexican line. They are to make their home In the cottage south of the Frank Freeman residence, on wrath itmt Former Woodland Nurse Married to H. Taylor, Honolulu News cornea from Honolulu of the John Q. Brown, president of the city wedding of Miss Grace Darling Still- commission, .said the census was 5000 -A-ell VIr. Harry F. Tajlor or or 6000 under what he had The marriage ceremony was brought a man here, he hunted for three months, and then we had to buy him a place." Schlosser Climb, Wade find Feast at Picnic Party Mr and picnin .it grour ds performed by Rev. Monroe H. Alexan- der of the First Methodist Church of Honolulu. Tho bride is a daughter of Mrs. II. Stillwell of Apricot district. She la o Winters high school graduate, of the' mountain Hi'i'.lmig after the renast, class of and subsequently took vlibS La Bor.'e and Mrs. D. H. Long the "Demo- up training for nurse at tho Wood- ..c-aMng a high bill. Republican, land Sanltariuh. From there she was Those who enjoyed the day were gave a Ri.n.M-N picnic 1 nor of Miss Uou'" '.s them from ims.o'An, Missouri. There W.LS a boupicoit.i sir-fad a! noon ill swimming, also Hutch ings to Be in Supervisor Race in August In another column of crat" L. E. Hutchings, formally announces his candidacy for transferred to the U. S. Hospital at IMP. and Mrs. G. K. Schlosser, Mr. and the ofifce of supervisor in the Fourth San Francisco where she graduated I Mrs. O. E. Peterson, Mr. and Mra, H. District, subject to tno electorate of with high honors. the district at the coming August pri- Last July Miss Stillwell, in company maries, when a superior Judge and two with other graduate nurses, signed for supervisors are to be selected. Mr. six months at Queen's Hospital, Hono- Hutchlngs is a pioneer of Yolo county lulu. Her work thcro was highly with a record known to all aa above thought of and she was prevailed upon reproach. He is Intimately acquainted to stay longer with the above result. with the needs of the district and Is Part of tho tloral decorations for the experienced In matters of business, so happy event came from tho home gar- that he has no hesitancy in offering of Mrs. Stillwell and from the his service to the county from the dls- garden of Mm. T. V. Fisher, trlct in which he has made good as a The couple expect to take In Call- progreMlve dtltem. fornia their honeymoon. W. Sandrock of Uoseville. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Lt'iiv, Mr and W. W. Cassilia, Mr ami Mrs Hayos, Mr. Mrs. W. Knawr. Mrs. Gorr of Oakland, Mr- S K Peterson, MlssfS Mae Lebouto, t.tioy Ryan, Gertie Ryan, Margaret Lornr, Lnella Long. Willie Cassilla, Lurline Cassilis. Helen Sand- rock and Virginia and Mollyellen Pet- erson, Messrs Frank Wohlfrom, GflB, John and Henry Sch lower. Harold and Charlie Long, fivert Peterson Bobby Hayes. IN FW SPA PERI
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