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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 14, 1922, Woodland, California                               ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND" CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER ESTABLISHED 1873 DDMGAN RUGGLE5 OUT ON BAIL CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND NOW PAST SIX HUNDRED DOLLAR MARK: PAINTERS UNION 1 Claude and D. L. Ruggles, the former of Sacramento, the latter of Woodland, were released on bail each furnished today before Justice Peace R. W. Harrison by Messrs. Clover, Dutcher, Bloodworth and Vosburgh for the two who have become involved in an unpleasant con- trovers? over an automobile in which E. A. Hunt of Sacramento in the justice court here and them with grand larceny The Rug- gles, both of whom are respected and well thought of m their respect.ve home centers were taken into custody by Sheriff J. W. Monroe and imme- diately released upon bail furnished willingly by their friends. District Attorney C. C. McDonald's statement of the case is that the Rug- took a car to Sacramento to have repairs done, the bill amounting to some odd. The owners of the machine called for the car but did not have the money to pay for the re- pairs, stating that they had the mon- ey at home. The repair man refused to let the car go out of the shop until the cost of repairing was paid. The are alleged to have stated that it would cost some to hire a car to go to Woodland and suggested that the repairman send one of his men along to get the money. This was what was done. It is al- leged, however, that when the Rug- gles' and stranger were well along on the road, the accused men ejected the repair man's representative and drove the car to Woodland. Upon this the WONDERFUL! The Christmas cheer fund for the poor being raised though the "Democrat" this morning not only passed the goal set for yesterday, but went over the mark. Today's total is Glee-orious, eh? What a lot of joyous thrills the needy of this community URGLARIZED; LOSS HUTU THIEVES SI1LL OPERATE IN COUNTRY; must be getting, as they observe response to the appeals for their assistance. SUPERVISOR HAPPY Last night the cash register jingled j a tune of Bright and early j today, Lee Hutchings, supervisor, who j is active in helping Probation Officer', A. A. Powers and the came prancing into the office with a glistening new dollar that Lou Sav- age had given him for the fund. "Well, now she's over the said Lee, with a smile, as he tucked a new wad of Velvet Joe into his pipe and prepared for that smoke of satisfac- tion. PAINTERS ADD JOY But a few minutes later in walked Charley Williams with an additinoal The members of the Woodland Painters Union had taken up a col- the perfectly splendir j lection at their meeting last night iand unanimously voted to help the Sixty-three hundredths of an Fund. "I'll said Wil- of rain fell yesterday and up to 6 o'clock this morning, according to the Southern Pacific gauge, making the liams, "the painters, next to the doc tors, probably know more about con- ditions in many Woodland homes than the car to Woodland. Upon tms tne normal. The past storm net- warrant on a grand larceny inches of rain, and ooutncru i. total of 9.47 or 3.06 inches above the anyone else and recognize the needs was sworn out. RAY SMITH BUYS TRACT NEAR YOLO Charles Byrns, realtor of this city, has sold a forty-acre tract of the Geo. D. Zimmerman subdivision to Ray Ir- vin Smith of this county, who has en- tered upon the land and plans to plant it out this year. The tract is located a mile west of Yolo and is regarded as one of the best farming and or- chard prospects in the county. Other sales are pending through Byrns. Calthea Vivian Is Home From Europe Word has been received from Miss Calthea Vivian, well known here, 200 Pounds Of Candy For 700 School Children ted nearly four inches of rain, and brings gladness to farmers, orchard- ists and stockmen alike. A small amount of rice was caught unhar- vested and as regards this it is not known whether or not it can be saved, not because of damage to the rice but because of the condition of the ground which absorbed the best part of the water. The outlook, says the Sacramento forecaster, is for clear and fair weather for some little time. "The says N. R. Taylor, metereolo- gist. "has moved inland and tonight is central Over Utah. It has caused rain throughout California. Tonight the rain has ceased, except in the ex- treme south, and the weather is in progress of clearing in Washington. here in our community, and the work that is to be done. It's a wonderful cause and we'll give more if it is necessary." MOKE CASES REPORTED From "one who knows" came a list this morning of six families, for whom there would not have been a real Christmas this year had the good poo- pie of this community failed to re- (Continued on Page Seven) Mrs. Sarah Green At Rest In St. Mary's Cem. Mrs. Sarah Green, venerable pio- neer of Yolo, who passed away last Monday evening at the age of .75 Committees of the Woodland Parent-Teachers will meet to- morrow morning at 9 o'clock in the primary and grammar schools of this city and begin the work of making 700 bags of candy for pre- sentation to 200 children in the primary school and 500 children enrolled in the grammar schools of Woodland. The presentation will be made by the Parent-Teachers following the program and Christmas tree in the grammar school. Tomorrow is the last day of school for this semester. The women of the association ordered 200 pounds of choice Christmas candy to be thus dis- tributed with their well wishes and season's greetings to the children of the public schools. R. L. Jameson, who conducts a general merchandise store at Dunnigan. reported to Sheriff J. W. Monroe this morning that either Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning burglars en- tered his store there and escaped with some worth of mer- chandise, including a full box of shoes of varied sizes and makes. Other articles stolen included a valuable Savage rifle, cigars, silk stockings, hose, candy, a canvas coat and miscellaneous arti- cles. It is claimed that the bulk of the goods was too great to be carted away without the of an automobile or truck and it is assured by reason of the weight of the articles taken that more than two must have done the job. The Dunnigan postoffice, located near the Jameson store, was entered, the till looted of all the pennies it pos- sessed. Stamps and other valuables were locked up. The place was gen- erally ransacked by the burglars. I In both instances doors were broken I open. The burglaries are the same in ev- ery particular as those in Yolo recent- ly, when the L. Knight and B. Borach stores were broken into and robbed of close upon worth of general merchandise, including also shoes of all kinds and descriptions. Sheriff Monroe stated this noon that he had no clues on any of the bur- planes, but pretty certain to have information soon which would lead to arrests in connection with the whole- sale looting. '23 OFFICERS Bra California. "The weather in this section will be generally fair during the next 26 hours, with light winds, probably be- coming northerly. that she has completed here European 6 o'ciock last night the Ameri- can river at Folsom was sixteen feet and eastern travels and is once more established in the studio at the Hotel Claremont in Berkeley. Miss Vivian is a well known artist and lecturer and has been spending the past several months in Europe, she lectured on some of the painting in noted galleries of the continent. She accompanied a party of friends abroad, but left them some time ago to spend several weeks at St. Ives, the mecca of artists, in order to reproduce points of interest of the place on canvas. She visited France, Ireland, Switz- erland and Belgium and England. BANDITS GET FHOM POKER PLAYERS and two tenths and rising rapidly. The American river at Sacramento was 22.5 feet and rising briskly with indications that it will reach 25 feet by Thursday morning. Above the mouth of the Feather river, the Sac- ramento was either stationary or fall- ing slowly. Ui 1. COO V-i- r-- it A 1 i U. _J Oregon and the northern portion of years, was placed to rest yesterday in Mary's cemetery by the Krellenberg Company. Rev. Carpenter of Yolo officiated at the services. The floral tributes were many and beautiful, mute tokens of the respect and esteem in which the deceased was held in the com- munity in which she lived for well over half a century. The casket- bearers were: Clyde Hayden, E. J. Pettit, W. H. Johnson, W. H.Trottcr.Chas.Hadley, Ed Myers. County Takes Over Public Health Office sup Because of the peculiar wording of the statute newly-elected officers in Yolo county are going to lose one week's salary hen they take office in 1923. All officers elected in Yolo county take office on January 6, 1923, because it is specifically point- ed out that they shall assume their duties the "first Monday AFTER the first of the year." The first day of January falls on a Monday and is INew Year's Day. Hence the first Monday after the New Year is Mon- day, January 8. It is probable that when George T. Kern takes office as district attorney he will serve in that office alone and without a deputy or assistant. The statute in counties of this class do not provide for an assistant and no salary is set aside for a deputy. Kern stated to the "Democrat" yesterday that he had not fully made up his mind, but that it was very probable that he would serve without an office force, the salary not warranting it K uo.3 unless a man had a growing civil Company, San Francisco seed a bucking horse during the "Days practice, such as with C. C. McDonald, YOUTH KURT AT '49 CELEBRATION SACRAMENTO, Dec. deliberating five hours, a jury brought in a judgment for in the suit brought against the cham- ber of commerce and Gene Hall by Intensive development of a tract of Hiram Cameron, hardware man, 1245 acres in the Holland Land dis- j guardian of Howard Cameron, 12- trict has been begun by C. C. Morse year-old youth, who was injured by C. Burnett Is Elected President Of Painters of the celebration. house, the main feature of which will be a comprehensive irrigation system. The improvements projected, in the aggregate, will involve an investment j fence at Agricultural Park, crippling the present district attorney. approaching The main som'ce of supply for irrigating the tract will be Sutter Slough, a navi- gable arm of the Sacramento river, One of the owned by Gene r John II. Laugenour, the present as- Ilall crushed Cameron against the sistant district attorney under Mc- Donald, has made no plans for the fu- ture, but will go out of the district attorney's office with the incoming of Kern. his left arm permanently. It was contended by W. I. Elliott, chairman of the radio committee, that every- thing possible was done to prevent flLIll WA l, J f l i Jb, J whether a ten-inch or two eight-inch people from walking out on the track pumps will be installed. Water will and that the youth had disregarded also be pumped from channels at the north end of the tract. Three hundred acres will be set out the warning. Charles F. Silva, stock man, testi- fied ho had put young Cameron off SAN JOSE, Dec. card game in Charles Bigley's poolhall here was disrupted early today by two armed and masked bandits, who robbed eight players of about according to a report to the police. One of the eight also diamond pin valued at Later Michael Saunders, who said he was from Fresno, was arrest- ed as a suspect. TWO GIRLS CAUSE ARREST OF FATHER Painters'' Union, No. 1109, at a meeting held here last night. Other officers elected were: James Gleason, vice-president; J. O. Jerrel, financial secretary and treasurer; Chester Moore, secretary; John Martinelli, warden and Paul Minton, conductor. Bartlett pear orchard will be in- creased from 22 to 50 acres. The rest of the tract will be put in beans and I Yolo county's supervisors have tak- onjons- A water .supply system for three sets of farm buildings is being in- stalled. A well 219 feet deep has en over the full responsibility of sup- C. Barnett was elected president of Porting the public health department the Woodland BECKETT TO TAKE IN S. F. ON IRRIGATION NAPA, Dec. children, daughters of Joseph Simazi, a Union Station rancher, have caused the arrest of their father, charging statutory offenses. Simazi is now confined in the coun- ty jail in default of bail in the sum of ri FREE DOLL, SHELTON'S. Professor S. H. Beckett of the Uni- versity of California and F. S. Tilling- hast, chief engineer of the Sutter Ba- sin Company, will be the principal speakers at the morning and afternoon sessions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers that will meet in the Merchants' Exchange building in San Francisco Friday. Both speak- ers will discuss drainage and irriga- tion problems. of which Miss Henrietta Koch is head. Heretofore she was affiliated with the Yolo County Chapter of the American Red Cross because of its financial assistance in minor matters. The supervisors support the office in its entirety and Miss Koch is now on- ly amenable to the county govern- ment for her office, which has been so well cared for and kept to such a high degree of efficiency that the board is rather jealous of the work and desires to look after all its de- mands. to seed crops next spring, 200 acres i the track on one occasion. However, will be planted to asparagus, and the the youth testified that no one hud told him to keep off the track. Hiilhouse Leaves For Assessor's Meet County Assessor Byron Do you know your neighbor when his back is turned? Store No. 4. Zamora Ready For Saturday Night Dance The women of Zamora have com- pleted arrangements for the dance to be Vu-ld at the town hall there next Saturday evening. An excellent chicken supper will be served in con- junction with the party. The best available music has been employed for the dance. produced a plentiful supply of water analyzed as low in unusual in the river districts, and provision is being made for handling 3000 gallons an hour. Two other groups of farm buildings will be inde- pendently served from wells 275 and 253 feet deep, respectively. The people of Yolo county are be- ginning to learn that a local paper in the home is a necessity. The in- formation 1 taffords is worth many times the subscription price. MARRIED YEAR, !N DIVORCE COURTS Mrs. Pauline Pena brought suit through Ed E. Gaddis her husband, Roy Pena, ask- intr divorce upon the grounds of de- sertion and wilful neglect. It is al- leged that the couple were married in Yuba City on November 22, 1922. H.mlly a year of married life and the left yesterday for Bakfrsfu-ld to at- couple separated, according to tend'tho annual convention of assess- complaint. There are no children. the being held there today, Friday and Saturday. Coming legislation for the further equalization and stand- ardization of assessments in Califor- nia will be considered. NAPA COUNTY FRUIT CROPS SET RECORD Bergland's Mother On Way From Chicago The mother of Walter Bergland, in- 'juri-cl in an explosion of powder on a of Winters, some NAPA, Dec. the car months ago, is on her way to Wood- land from Chicago, 111., to look after iiuni VyiniiiKu, AH., iu iuun nil shortage Napa county during the _ _ HMUIUIKC 'her son and relievo Gns Bergland, season just closed broke nil records j brother who has been here for two for producing and shipping fruit, according to statistics announced by month, looking after the injured man. Horticultural Commissioner Butler, I Incidentally attending doctor, say I who says the total value of the crops that- Bcrgland will probably live, but in Napa county was it rnay be some time before Wine grapes led the field in ful1 C01ltro1 of Acuities, if nage and prunes ranked He sutfcr.d a fractured skull, second and cherries third. i The grape crop for the county to- return of remainder taled tons for a value of j of the crops consisted of peatm, prunes, tons for a plums, apples and other fruits.   

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