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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 21, 1923, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 21, 1923 ESTABLISHED 1877 EIGHT SPEEDERS FALL INTO SHARPNACK'S NET IN ONE DAY Bertero 45, and Crane 42. The other four arrerts turned in After more than two hours dehbera- hy Sharpnpck were: Ed Rucker of tion the jury of twelve selected to try Vallejo, entertainers, 45 miles Of tight motorists arrested on the j charge of speeding late Wednesday, j four gave their addresses as Sacra- j mento. The Capital City drivers 'halted by Traffic officer George j Sharpnack, were D .E. Beard, Ray j Barrows, T. Bertero and E. L. Crane. Harold Simpson, for three years as- According to the officer, Barrows was jsistant manager of the Knights Land- making 47 miles an hour, Beard and "iff branch ot the Bank of Italy, Harold Simpson Promoted To .Job YOLO MAKES WORLD RECORD IN WHEAT PRODUCTION; HENMY AT DAVIS SHOWS 51 SACKS TO ACRE: AVERAGE IS 20 leaving August loth to become an em- ploye in the main offices in San Fran- cisco. The transfer is a distinct pro- motion. Simpson's successor at the damage suit of Mr. and an hour; Ernest Johnson, Guerneville, I Knights Landing has not been ap- Mrs. J. D. Saitzen of Winters district 45. jt E. Sproule of San Francisco, j pointed. against the Associated Oil Company 42, and H. Hanson of Rawlings, for injuries following an automobile Wyoming, 43. smash on the highway near Winters Sproule and Hanson both appeared late last year, brought in a unanimous before Judge W. H. Scott at Davis verdict last night in favor of the oil and paid fines. company, the plaintiffs taking nothing by their action. The jury which spent two days in the trial of the case before Superior PJudge W. A. Anderson was composed of the following: J. W. Anderson, Ed- win I. Hansen, Herman Waldeck, W. C. Riesbeck, W. S. Ender, G. C. Grady, Eugene Goodenow, L. S. Hyde, R. S. Spaulding, Corb Barr, Charles A. Fow- led and Charles E. Hall. The testimony of Marion Eaton, driver of the oil company's truck which ran into the Saltzens, smashing their car and injuring both the plain- tiffs quite seriously, was fair and was the main fact6r in the success of the oil company. He testified as to hav- ing put out his hand in making the turn which caused the wreck. Mrs. Saitzen in a deposition made reference to having seen the hand as it with- drew into the cab of the truck. A. G. Bailey of Grant Bailey rep- resented the oil company locally. MANY TO ATTEND The Woodland lad is to be a general ultility man at the home offices of the Bank of Italy. In that capacity, he will have an op- portur.ify for experience in all of the numerous departments and branches of banking handled by the bank. He will be under close observation and his next promo- tion will be to a position for which he has shown particular aptness. Pearl Friday will continue as man- ager of the Knights Landing branch. His new assistant will be named in a jfew days. V.'hile the rest of the world has been engaging itself in e aablishing dance marathons, aviation tests high dives and fat men records. Yolo county has been working away on a world record of her own, which in matter of material good, means more than all the rest combined. Professor G. W. llendry of the Davis Farm School notified Fred Kh if- fer of the board of t'-ade here today that re hud ju-t completed the har- vest of three acres of Onus wheat on the bfhool lands ;u Davis, and that the yield was 110.7 bushels per acre, or just a little le-s than 51 sacks to the acre. Best of all, the wheat was grown without irrigation or fer- tiliser. Thirty sack; to the acre is regarded as quite remarkable. Twen- ty to tv.cnty-nve ru.s-, is better than good. The wheat to the farm four years ago. A few wore imported from Australia and propagated here for the entire pi-nod until there was enough seed to plant the three test It found that the stalks impervious to rains, were stuidy and when full grown produced a rich, rare, heavy nutritious .-rra u, tno very ailable. Colorado wheat heretofore held the record witn oin-.-tlui.g over forty sacks to the acre. The Onas promises to be the commur wheat, based on the record test just completed at the university school under the most ordiiifi'-v conditions and without attempting any experiments that could not he performed on a field of one or two thousand a. :e-. The public wedding which was per- formed by an honest-to-goodness on the stage at Joy land park in Sacramento on June 2 was a fake ceremony. Justice of the Peace Frank Not In Path Of Spouting Mountains Cards received here indicate that Mr. and Mrs. John Volante and family are enjoyinjj their visit in Italy to the (limit. Mrs. Baccei, Mr. Volante's Names Of Yoloans On Register Found In Cornerstone Delegations are assembling from every part of the Sacramento river watershed to attend the Sacramento valley products dinner to be given by the United Chambers of Com- merce of the Sacramento Valley at the Land hotel Friday evening, _ it was announced yesterday by Wil- liam Boucher, secretary of the United Chambers. Reservations have already been made for delegations from Suisuri, DIxon, Davis, Yolo county board of trade at Woodland, Colusa, Orland, Corning, Red Bluff, Shasta county promotion development associa- at Northern California association, Lassen county chamber of commerce at Susanville, Gridley, Sutter county chamber of Commerce at Yuba City, Yuba county chamber of commerce at Marysville, Rio Oso, North Sacramento, El Dor- ado cou-ity chamber of commerce at Placerville and Solano county farm bureau. Uther communities are yet to be heard from. Reservations for these communities run something ov- er 100. _ _. _ rain Pool Closes July 1; Important Meeting On June 27 The grain pool of the Yolo County Farm Bureau Exchange will close July 1. President L. W. Scarlett has called a final meeting for Wednes- day evening, June 27, at 8 o'clock, in the Board of Trade rooms, Woodland. State Secretary Alex Johnson will be present to answer all questions re- garding the operation of the exchange pool and to give latest information regarding markets. BRIDGE SLAYER HELD IN SACTO Pedro Alvarez was charged with murder in a complaint sworn to by Assistant District Attorney William V. Cowan before Police Judge O. W. Anderson in Sacramento yesterday. Alvarez is charged with having fatal- ly stabbed Louis Keagle on the South- ern Pacific bridge, between Yolo coun- and Sacramento, June 5, in an at- tempted robbery. A coroner's jury held that Alvarez was responsible for Keagle's death. AUTO FIRE BLOCKS TRAFFIC TO CAPITAL Traffic over the Elkhorn route to Sacramento, wan blockaded yesterday while Dr. Frank L. Reese's touring car was afire. The machine was de- stroyed from bow to stern. A short in the wiring system was the cause1 of the trouble. Harry E. Crites of Guinda registered at the sanitarium today for medical attention. T XVr- UP sister, said today that the Volantes J. O Bnen, who performed the rites H 'were in a different part of the coun- j try and did not experience any of the hardships resulting from the eruptions admitted yesterday that the public was fooled. Nina Thompson, 18-year-old Win- ters girl, and Ralph O. Sharp, of of Mt. Etna and Mt. Vesuvius. Sacramento were the "bride" and I groom. By omitting a portion of the ceremony in which the couple were pronounced man and wife, Judge O'Brien says he precluded any possi- bility of the ceremony being con- strued as legal. That the marriage was a fake was uncovered during the investigation by the police into the case of Nina Thompson, who yesterday faced a charge of vagrancy in the Sacramen- to police court. Judge O'Brien declared he was asked to perform the marriage, and was under the impression that a i Acres Of Beans About Clarksburg Five thousand acres of beans are being set out in Holland Land Com- pany's subdivision west of Clarks- burg. Bayos Red Mexicans, Whites and Pinks are the predominating varieties. June budding of peach seedlings to apricots and various varieties of cling peaches and the cul- tivation of scwral asparagus nurser- ies indicate the of agricul- tural operations thereabout. John Pearson, confessed whole- sale bicycle thief, who was captur- ed a week ago by Sacramento po- lice detectives, was sentenced to a jear in the county jail Wednes- day by Police Judge O. W -Ander- son on two charges of petty lar- ceny. Pearson stole more than 52 bi- cycles from Sacramento, selling them in Roseville, Folsom, Nato- ma and Woodland, according to the police. iV.any of the bicycles were recovered through the con- fession of Pearson. John Lawrence, who admitted riding some of the stolen bicycles to Roseville, is being held by the police of Sacramento, who declare he is implicated in the thefts. Among the names of parish- ioners found in the original cor- nerstone of the old First Congre- gational Church, at Sacramento, were those of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. D. Fiske, Sr., the grandparents of the Fh-kes now residing at Es- parto. The Fiskcs were active in the affairs of the Sacramento church in the early fifties. Santa Cherries Set New Price Record Shot iff J. W. Monroe has just come into possession of the information that L-H'trt C lark, the y.uirig robber and j b.mdit shot and killed in coun- I ty a eek ago VVedmj chaildi-o. Jameson to a "Democrat" man ye that he identified a portion ot' tin- stall' stolen from his place, ciJii-.iVLiJig of socks, to- ba'.co, d." and miscellaneous ar- ticles. The gnoiK v. eiv found in the Chev- -t .-.M'oiiioliile ;ilh'ged to been 1 U.e ikud bandit on June in .'-arra! -.to. It is alleged he com- mitted two burglaries after taking the automobile. He was killed on 12 he resisted arrest. Jameson was in Willow-, recently and identified hi.s goods which com- po--ed of a large part of the assort- ment of stolen poods found in the stolen Chevrolet. MY OF WHOLE YEAR i Th''s Thursday, June 21, is the long- 1 era day of the- year, and is practically jihe beginning of the summer season, SAN JOSE. J'.i'ie for though June, July and August a carload of Santa Clara v.J-'aie sot apart as the summer months. ley cherries, weighing pounds, The weather outlook for the next broke the season's price record, ac-j thirty-six hours is "generally fair with cording to Charles T. Hepburn, loc-.il modi-rate temperature." Showers manager of the Pioneer Fruit Com- we.-c reported yesterday in Washing- jinny, who has received u wire and Oregon. California has been advi-ing him of the sale of the rainless throughout. The highest tem- fruit in tern The cher- yesterday was at Red Bluff, kc'd for the most part whom it was 81 Fresno re- i ries were p.n KCM in bore--'., which irom to 51.73 a box. real wedding was to take place. A :ew moments before the ceremony the girl backed down he said. "A b'lg crowd was on hand, and the management requested me to per- form the 'phony' ceremony in order that the crowd might not be disap- Judge O'Brien explained. "I refused to do this, but consented to go through a sort of mock form." The manacvcment of Joyland de- clared there was no intention of fool- ISassclt, destined to Red Bluff via VSoocllinid, traveled twen- ty miles out of his way this af- ternoon, failing 1o make an urgent business call in the northern he- ,u u- t- cause the intoresection ot roads, at ing the public as the wedding was to i -11 i Railroad avenue on the highway and have been real, but the girl bat-ko'1 out at the last moment. sold at ported 82 deert-t's and Sacramento and Wrodland districts 77 degrees. NEW TRUSTEES TO GOVERN REC. DIST. 900; ORGANIZE IMPROVEMENT BODY By overwhelming votes the Glides were eliminated from the trusteeship of Reclamation District No. 900, which- comprises acres of the West Sacramento project at an elec- tion held yesterday in the district. The vote for trustee by the land hold- ers and interests within the district was as follows: J. Peltier, Sam Harbinson, Arthur F. Turner, Lizzie H. Glide, J. H. Glide, The first three were elected and succeed the old board of trustees of the district who were J. H. Glide, F. D. Miller and George Borchers. In connection with the election of new trustees the landowners of the district organized "Reclamation Dis- trict 900 Improvement Club." George M. Jones of San Francisco was appointed temporary chairman of the organization until permanent officers could be elected. M. J. Bal- lard, Charles F. Dillman, J. W. Grace and Thomas O'Connor were elected to serve with Jones as a temporary board of directors. The following were named on vari- ous committees: General Welfare Committee Fon- taine Johnson, chairman; M. J. Bal- lard, Chas. F. Dillman, P. C. Dresch- er, Miss Gertrude Lauken, Dr. Chas. J. Tolton, Dr. J. H. Haile. Farm Advisory Committee J. W. Grace, chairman; C. Parella, A. Mer- kelcy, Harold Van Tassei, A. M. Jon- geneel. Road Committee M. J. Ballard, chairman; O. E. Van Tassel, Thos. O'Connor, C. Parella. Ditch Committee Taylor L. Atkinson, chairman, Dr. J. II. Haile, Dr. Chas. J. Tolton, Miss Ger- trude Lauken, Mrs. Jessie Borch- Main street, not marked by assisting the tourist Arnold by Har- I the weir will not bo fit for travel I during high water or when the weir and Marcciais the Sacra- men are to 1 the state are invited to attend a meet- ing in San Francisco to discuss project of bridging the Golden Gate with a great suspension bridge. The promotsrs of the plan desire public opinion on the matter. It is under- stood that the mr.jority of the super- visors are opposed to destroying the barrier. T T, ISt- 01 LEAVENWORTH Juno 21. u., that they may ex- r.iain how they came into possession certain tires stolen from the gar- ftn.i O Neal in Esparto and -Edwin BcrKdolI, brother of the no- torious slacker, Grover Cleveland which Marcelais, a Southern Pacific Bergdoll, was scheduled to leave the motorrr.an, wap dcliverinK in Placcr- federal penitentiary here today after for ville, at the instance, so he paid, of evading the draft during the war. IN SPA PERI lEWSPAPERf
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