Woodland Daily Democrat, December 23, 1920

Woodland Daily Democrat

December 23, 1920

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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 23, 1920, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBEE 23, 1920 ESTABLISHED 1877. Dance Will Year Game D. C. Cady, on behalf of Yo-Io Post No. 77 of the American Legion, completed arrange- ments this morning acnd cards 41 will be out in a day or so an- 4> 4> nouncing double entertain- ment for New Year's day 4- which will include the foot- 4> ball game on the high school field at o'clock New Year's afternoon and a dap.ce 4- New Year's night at New Arm- ory Hall, with a special music attraction to serve the, danc- ers and start the New rear orr 4- with pleasing thoughts. The Legion boys plan to make both events pleasing ape. aibove the aver- age. Prices for botih events have been cut to the bone that they may be within the reach of all. Every -cent taken in goes toward the benefit of the legion which has many ambitions in the way of pur- chasing a hall, paraphernalia, piano amd the like. The Legion gridiron heroes will pay the Mare Island Marines as the vsport piece de resistance of New fear's Day. New Auto Plate Yellow; Numerals To Be in Black Approximately Camornia owned automobiles and auto trucks will be traveling over the highways of the state on January 1, 1921, or one machine to every five persons' in California, acording to estimates made by the State Motor Vehicle De- The department is issuing 1921 li- censes for new machines ait the rate oi 171 a day. The department officers state that cui'-'rg the next six weeks the aaily average of nearly 500 licenses for new 1i i ations rwill be filed. About license plates sent out the first of this week for issuance to Bay City owners, abouc January 10 next. The new plate has a f' ow background with black num.- Total Rain Jumps to 8.68 SIX HUNDR'EIDTHiS OF AN INCH HOPPII'S HELP SHEfilF PROTECTING 10 "Sheriff J. W. iMonroe today notified Major Charles E. Hoppin, commander of Yolo Post No. 77 of the -American Legion 'that he desired the assistance of the members ot the post as recently offer- ed to maintain law and order, and that in tins behalf he would dep- large number of the Post member as deputy sheriffs, fol- lowing a meeting to be iheld early after the holidays. The letter to Boppin, dispatched today, is as fo ll'ows, explains the situation and points out the desires of the sheriff: OF RAIN FOR THE 24 B3OUIRS WiAiS "The splendid offer that you made -RIBCOR1DED AT 8 OrCILOCK THIS MORNING ON THE SOUTHERN PA- CIFIC GAUOE, MAKING THE TO- on behalf of Yolo Post Number 77, American Legion, in offering their TAL FOR TiHE SEASON NOW 8.6S services to become deputy sheriffs, INiOHES, .24 OF AN INiGH OVIER j if occasion arose, will be appreciated ALL OF LAiST SEASON. THE THEIR FORECAST FOR THE NEXT a11' I am sure' w'ho hear and know 24 HlOUR'S IS UNSETTLED WEA- about it, and I assure you that I feel AETHER TiHESE WERE' TAKEN. MBASORIEMBNTIS Part to acknowledge your Listen for the Bombs, As They Will Relate the Story Of Arrival of Santa Claus BULLETIN Rain or shine, the Community 'Christmas tree is to be held to- night, if not in front of the Arm ory in Black's Garage, on College street, just across from the new building in course of construction. It -was thought at first to postpo ma the tree, but the committee fin- ally agreed that it must be held, as Santa Claus could not postpone his coming. 4- i voluntary offer for service, and the motive that prompeted it, as safe- guards in the interest or the peop'e o'f this county. LIFE VAtLUOS LOW. That a wave of crime has been. 4 spreading over the whole country of late calls for action. The cause of this wave- of crime may be laid to many things, such as money ness, and extravagant habits born of tihe war. The easiest way to get mon- i ey, by murder if necessary, is because of the low value of human life, also born of the war. The use of high powered automobiles for the escape of bandits, general unrest, the use of drugs and bootlegging. These are some of the causes, but I believe that "Aw, what ir it does rain a little? Old Santa will come just the 4- guy aint no shin toa ster! You wait 'til you hear them bums explode is just like the signal bums the sojers shot up This is the tenor of the talk of one young American to an- other, less optimistic, this morning. Of course the boy had reference to the big Community Christmas 4- tree to be given in front of the Armory tonight, the early exercises to begin at 41 At a "get ready" bomb will ,be sent through space so that all the kiddies for five miles around can hear it call them to dress and get ready to meet Santa Clause, who will arrive as soon as the singing and .the address of Mayor Musgrove is finished. Santa expects to land at the Flier's Club field at Then another I because it was deemed inadvisable at ol'e oait to bomb will be sent up and a truck will this time. j asam. Parole i hurry out to get him and the Brownies j It was enough to get Santa Claus but on- tne and little folk from Fairyland. When I and the .candy here where the boys riSats as wel1 those m Prison anc This aag to our minds very irn- larw and order and decency that could in no other way be effected. It will be our guard and sense of security against any vicious 'element that may try to undermine ouir larws or commit crimes within' our bonders. GTTAiRiD ALL YOLO. I am not going to discriminate in my selctions among your ranks, only at your suggestions, but will 'take all of those who wish to be deputized, and I want the boys from all over tihe county, as well as those in our city. What I shall require is, that each man shall -wear Ms star with dignity, and not be displaying it un- necessarily, and also that he snail ac- quit himself as an officer should; that they shall use good, calm judgment wnen called upon for official work and not1 wish to resort to any violent methods in showing their authority, only when tiheir life is in danger. Any infraction of the laws or demeanor that becomes a good and prudent of- ficer will be cause, and my fluty, to deprive such officer of further au- thority. the greatest is lack of severity in sen- SQUADS ARE URGED tences and the laxity of the parole In to whatever way you may system. form yourselves for service, after be- NONE FEAR PRISON. This has tended to take the fear out of prison sentences and it shows us that others have rights as well as those sentenced to serve indeterminate sentences in state prisons and then have influences start to work to par- on the public in some had the affair are: I weeks by crimes committed by alleged he arrives another bomb will toe sent and girls could see him and shake Protected up and then he will come right into j hands with him. The women at tine' bee.n the crowd witih 3000 bags of candy head of the organization who have', 'Passively in the last few days and and nuts for the boys and girls of Woodland. It wall be joy or shine! And the hand-working -women of the j man of Christmas tree committee, and the Woodland Parent-Teachers Asso-1 Mrs. W. .R. Fait, Mrs. R. A. Blum, J 3 our services to uphold law and or- Mrs. R. A. Cost, president of the Parole violators. association; Mrs. Fred Shaffer, chair- ACCEPTS POST OFFER. But to get back to bhe offer of ciation is responsible for this com- munity effort. They have not sought large contributions during hard times and "have not 'harassed the people, heavy expense has been incurred ters' Hospital, blood Dora Jacobs, wife of J. 3. Ja- cobs, 'Well known. Sacramento automo- bile man, died yesterday at t.ne Sis- Sacramento, from resulting from a slight burn received wihile cooking. She was confined to her bed several weeks. Mrs. Jacobs was bora in this state 39 years ago. She survived, be- eldes her husband and two cnlldren, toy her fatther, J. B. prom- inent rancher, of Glenn county, and ;ve following brothers ajid' sisters: J. Morrisey, Rodney Morrisey, Mrs. Brneat Metz, Bernard Mfilvin, Hto'vr- 'and Marjory Morrissey, all of Sacramento, and Jerry Mbrrissey of Orland, family Is ipnominent in the val- ley and Jacobs vas well knowp In Woodland. The late Sergeant Kenneth Morris- Bey, who died in the service in France, Mrs. J. W. Coons, Mrs. Cummings and J der, which comes at a time when the Miss Metzger at the head of various large cities are taking drastic action other committees. A score of women! and driving their undesirables out to have added their work and assistance scatter them broadcast through the to the various heads of committees, j country and into the small towns, and. we realize that your offer was rmad'e in the stpirit to defend the rights and peaceful pursuits of our against violence aad lawless- on Trial Hero Tried Escape at Redding nesa. Taking into consideration the fear William Barp. who is out on bail j of many of our citizens that tlley are in Woodland, where he is charged I a way, and that the with holding up two boys, robbed J. driving out of the vicious element Maloney of considerable money In the Temple Hotel at Redding over a society in our smaller towns and from the large cities is a menace to year ago. This is according to Sher- iff Richardson. Earp was first charged fwitib. burg- lary, the charge toeing reduced' to petty larceny. He pleaded guilty, was Siven six months in the Qyunty jail, and put in the chain gang. Earp tried to escape from the chain gang, but was captured after a run of several months and was released on parole. During the last, fiscal year thirty- two persons in tine army were sen- country, 1 am inclined to accept youi offer. that your co-operation, when it is known, will have a most deter- effect upon lawlessness, j. W. W. activities, or enemy uprisings. It also allay the fears of those that feel that we are not fully protected at present and allow tlhem to feel taore secure in their homes and travel. WISE TO BE "PREPARED. tenced to death by courts-martial, but Yyjaua oai la no case -was sentence carried 'For my part, I do not into effect. occasion lo be unduly alarmed, of the body In New is to The was a brother of Mts. Jacobs. NFWSPAPFR! York had been received by the fam- deputizing of the boys belonging to ily and the father had made plans tne go winen his daughter's condition News became serious. Legion of Yolo county will have a certain moral effect for ing deputized, I will leave that ror you to work out. It may be a good plan to form sauads of 10 or 12 men each, and have a captain for each squad. I would suggest, if possible, to have a squad in town in the county, if only a small one of a few men. MONfROE HAS PLAN. Then I could take any work in hand up with 'the captain of a squad and he would set as many of his men to- gether as possible for that occasion. For instance, if happened near Davis or Winters, I would call the captain of that place or he call me, explain the mode of procedure, and he call his men and get together. Likewise here in Wjoodland I could take turn in calling different captains, if it required only a few nwn, and he and his squad could take their turn with me for duty These are only my idras as to the matter of organization which I am going to leave in your bands. I shall await your call for a gonoral meeting of Yolo boys after the holi- days, and shall be glad to deputize all those "who intend to take the oath of office for active duty at any time .called those who mean business and have in mind in giving good, clean and efficient service." Coidi's Cafe Will Close Christmas for Reonion Albert Ouldi, local rcstauranteur, Is going to have a Christinas of his own and his cafe will be closed all day Christmas day. Relatives are coming from San Francisco to be the guests of .Mr. and 'Mrs. Guldi, and with other local kinspeople "Will en- joy a family reunion. and Mrs. "H. J. Matthews are anticipating having as their guests over the week-end, 'Mrs. Matthews' ,Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Piggott. Mrs. W. Drops Dead in Colusa William M. Huff, connected with the composing rooms liere. leit hurriedly yetserday after- noon for Colusa upon learning that his wife, Beryl Alberta Huff, dropped dead there, almost on the eve of her coming to Woodland to inane her permanent home here wiDh members of the family which include a step- son, William Huff, also of the "Dem- ocrat" composing rooma. The de- ceased had been suffering from bron- chial troubles and it is believed th'at these indirectly caused Her aea-ta. Mrs. Huff will be buried in Tulare, her home city, where she was born about 45 years ago. Slhe was the daughter of Mir. and 'Mrs. A. A. Hall, pioneer and respected reisdents of the j southern California city. She is survived by a mother and father ami three stepchildren. men in uccess J. P. Harris, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Harris of this city, connected with the Bank of Italy of San m-an- cisco, will be here tomorrow to spend the holidays with, his parents. Wm. N. Masters presided over the big Christmas tree and entertainment given by the Woodland' fire depart- ments last night for the benefit and enjoyment of the firemen's families and friends. Masters made a wonder- ful Santa Glaus and had presents for all. The tree was in charge of a com- mittee having August Silberstein as chairman assisted by all tine firemen., while C. Boots and many assistants supervised the excellent Christmas feast which followed the tree. Miss Elizabeth Kuhn rendered a number of piano selections during the zenith. The Krellenberg Company, Martin Hlucke and iMiss Nellie Hebener, pre- sented the firemen with appreciated gifts in remembrance of faithful and watchful service during the year. It was ait enjoyable tree and helped to cement friendships and keep the fire fighters and protectors of the property of tihe city in tihe high es- teem of the public generally. Hospital Patients and Prisoners to Be Feasted Private and public hospital patients and the few (prisoners in the Wood- land jail will (have something to re- mind them of Christmas Say just as they do in large where there are helpless throughout the na- tion. There are but three prisoners in the county jail and although there will 'be no elaborate prepara- tions for them, they will be given am- ple and a real holiday feast, without, of course, the turkey or fowl which they deprived themselves of by their acts. There are between thirty-eight and forty patients at the Yolo county 'hos- pital and they are to have a royal In n in pnfSHTP r A I i r b. u. lo burin ID 199 FEi mm The Pacific Gas and Electric Co. hns been authorized by bhe Railroad Commission to issue and sell at 93% per cent of tiheir face value, plus ac- crued interest of 7 per roni iO-year bonds, or interim certifi- cates of a like amount. The proceeds of the bond sale are to be used by the utlity in meeting the cost of develop- ing irydro-electric power projects on the Pit Rliver, Shasta county. It is eeuma.ec! that d'unng 1921 and 1922 ciiic Gas and Electric Company and Mount Shasta Power Company, a subsidiary, will have to spend more than and betterments to their pi operties. feast with turkey and all its trim- mings and everything. According to word from the hospital all thev patients are alert and waiting for the big feast which has been for years back an an- nual event. At the Woodland santanium the steward and management are laying in a bounteous supply of good things for nurses, help and those who are under their caie this year. Every- thing that the season affords will be available to everyone within the juris- diction of the institution. There are no prisoners in the city jail this season, nor have there been for some seasons past. 960 Yolo Names In Report to Gov. Stephens The name of every California man inducted into the United States service In thd WorM War is contained in the bien- niel report of Adjutant-Gener- al J. J. Borree, to Governor William iD. Stephens. The re- contains approximately names, 060 of whom are Yolo county boys. Names of the men of the Cal- ifornia organizations partici- pating in the border disturb- ances In 1916 are also listed. According to measurements and records made and compiled by H. H. Snowiball, Jupieter Pluvius has given Knighits Landing a the best of it this season over Woodland. The total downpour up to date in the county is S.G8 inches, whereas at Knlgats Landing the record book shows a total of I 02 inches. Snowball s weather book rec- ords U 72 inches of moisture ror November and 4.20 for Decem- ber. Western Yolo townships like- wise claim that Woodland's storms have not been as as those in the Guinda, Ruruscy, Tr.ncred, Capay, Esparto and Ma'lison sec- tion. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Flyriu and fam- ily are here from Tolle, Placer county, to be ihe Christmas guests of the Griggs family. J. H. Yaxley is expected ia tomor- row evening from Tracy to enjoy Christmas with relatives. Mrs. Yax- ley came earlier in the week. This year, for the first time in the history of the session of the Hawaiian territorial legislature, every member was able to understand English, en- abling them to dispense with the in- terpreter. The French government has- pre- pared a decree authorizing the mayora of all cities to prohibit use of milfc and croam im hotels, and similar places as a measure to- wisrd relieving shortage of mllK for children, NFWSPAPFR! ;