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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - September 17, 1923, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFOBNIA, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 17, 1923 BEING SWEPT ESTABLISHED 1877 FIRE I' t Special to BERKELEY, Sept. Threatening to destroy him 'dreds of thousands of dollars worth of residence property in ithis city, particularly the newest iaSd most TaluableT buildings on the University of California campus, a fire was sweeping through the very heart of Berke- ley at 3 o'clock this afternoon. fraternity and sorority homes at the University have aK ready been burned to the ground, in addition to many private homes. The fire began in the hills yes- day, and despite the efforts of thou- sands of volunteers got beyond con- trol this afternoon. All fire departments from the bay section are endeavoring to check the flames. The fire swept into the residence section at o'clock. It is being fanned by a strong north wind. It is feared that the fire will prove to be the most destructive in this sec- -tion since the awful San Francisco tragedy of 1906. Woodland Boy Killed While Hunting North Vernon Newman, 12 years old, was killed Sunday''while hunting at Top- pinsh, Washington. News of the fatal accident came in a telegram to the lad's grandparents, Mr. and'Mrs. W. V. Newman, who reside in Woodland. Excepting that the boy was shot while enjoying a hunt with a compan- ion, no further details of the accident were learned. The body will be brought here for burial. The lad is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Newman, who lived here until about eight years ago. He was the oldest of four children. The other three are girls. The boy was born in this city. He was 12 years old last April 23. Besides his parents and sisters) the child leaves the following uncles and aunts: Frank Newman of Los An- geles, Ed Newman of Woodland, Mrs. Martha Wiseman of Sacramento, Mrs. Jessie Sievers of Butte City and Mrs. Joseph Brown of Woodland. Sylvan Rebekahs To Give A Benefit For Gilroy Orphans Sylvan Rebekab. Lodge of Odd Fel- lows will open the season tomorrow, Tuesday evening, at 8 o'clock, in Odd Fellows' Hall, with a benefit enter- tainment for the benefit of the Gil- roy Orphans' Home, supported by the state Rebekahs. Miss Minnie Cross is chairman of the committee in charge and a rare program is promised. A southern wedding ceremony will fea- ture the program. Refreshments and program combined will cost 25 cents, all going to the benefit fund for the children. The public is urged to aid in the worthy cause. [J ND SMS 35TLY FIRE Al J. Hannuni is seriously ill at his ranch home, having suffered a stroke of paralysis last Tuesday. Fire along the Southern Pacific grade north of Woodland, starting be- yond the Byron A. Nordyke slaughter- house, about 2 o'clock yesterday af- ternoon, threatened property in every direction and was not extinguished un- til after the county fire truck had fought for three solid hours quenching small fires started by flying cinders fanned by a stiff north wind, the first of the season. Gus Schluer was in charge of the JHazeman, George Dahl and Lawrence Henigan. The tanks of the county truck were filled five times in fighting the jfflre which threatened to burn in- to the Beamer Park residential sec- tion, and for awhile seemed certain to burn down the William Eiers barn. The fire approached the Associated Oil plant, (but was stopped before any damage was done in this vicinity. The fence on the eastern boundary of Beamer park district was burned. Ties of the Southern Pacific track were attacked and burned to some ex- jtent. The railroad company feared j serious damage and rushed an engine I from the Sacramento yards to assist the Woodland fire fighters in subdu- jing the grass and fence which burned wild and in every direction. The fhe probably started from a passing engine. The truck was out four tunes Just about the time the local fire truck had conquered the fire here a call was sent in from the Fliers Club where a fence was burning following a small stubble fire. No particular damage was done here, according to i Schluer. TREESFALL IN STIFF NORTHEAST WIND Trees were weakened by the stiff north wind of yesterday, the first of the season, and a number of them collapsed in the wind this Trees were shorn of tlead limbs in every saving the street trimmers much added labor. A big tree opposite the home of Mrs. Ida Gregg in Beamei1 Park fell into the street this morning. No damage was done, other than the loss of the tree. The monster fig tree in the back of the Krellenberg pany's store, at Main and Third street, broke in two, the larger half threatening to fall. The tree was ruined. Six Sons, Three Daughters Mourn Dealli of Father Frederick F. Storz, father of nine children and a well-known rancher in the district south of Woodland, died here today, following a long illness. He was 55 years of age, a native of Russia. t He had farmed here since 1905, having located in Yolo county the year following his arrival in the United States from his native coun- try. Storz leaves six sons and three daughters: Ferdinand, Otto, Karl, Emil, Max and Herbert, Elsie, Heleji and Louise. Fhe brothers and four sisters also sunive and are: Jacob, Henry and Gottfried, of Yolo county, and two others in Russia; Mrs. Chris Ade, Mrs. Fred Goette, Katie Storz and Minnie all of Mrs. Ed Kellibrew of iy Die; Two Children Badly Hurt Mrs. Ed Kellibrew, pioneer resident of Willows, is in a precari- ous condition at the Woodland Sanitarium, hovering between life and death, as the result of an automobile accident opposite Rich- ter's warehouse, on the highway between Yolo and Zamora, about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, when the Dodge touring car, driven by Mrs. Kellibrew, was caught by a gust of wind and turned tur- tle, injuring four occupants. The injured are: MRS. KELLIBREW, Willows, internal injuries, said to be most serious, and an injured shoulder. A. MALTZMAN, Willows cattle buyer, bruised, cut and badly shaken. SARAH MALTZMAN, 4 years old, broken leg and bruised. ESTHER MALTZMAN, 6 years old, cut and slightly bruised. Mrs. Maltzman and a young child escaped any serious injury, but were badly shaken up and shocked by the fall. They were j morning, with services at the Krel- lenberg chapel, at an hour to be fix- thrown clear of the car. According to Traffic Officer George Sharpnack, Mrs. Kelli- brew was driving the Dodge car, con- taining six occupants, south on the county highway. She was making good speed along the road, and was not within 200 yards of any other car, when, so near as witnesses can tell, a great gust of wind struck the automo- bile and first drove it off the high- way, then turning it north, in the op- posite direction to which was trav- eling before it turned over? H. S. Roberts, of the Libby, Mc- Xeill Libby company of Sacramento, F- saw the wreck and assisted in looking j after the injured. He was the best in- formant to those who investigated the accident. J. C. McCoy of Willows Wm. Gould's Auto Is Destroyed By Fire (Continued On Page Four) Twelve search warrants and affidavits were filed Saturday! with Justice 6f tihe Peace R. W. Harrison in connection with Sat- urday and Sunday raids made on alleged Chinese gambling dens in Broderick. The. affidavits ask- ing for search warrants were sworn to by W. J. Bartle, R. P. Peek, A. C. Lewis and E. E3ef- inan, all prominent residents of Broderick, who assisted in raids and have taken the stand that .gambling must stop in the river town. No arrests were made in connection with week-end raids. the recent Traffic Officers Make War Headlights Over the Weeke 100 Are Tagged in Yolo District Voiantes Home From Europe Trip ,jtj> Old WorldBack on Feet; Away 6 Mos. r, 4. w Close upon 100 motorists, many of them from Yolo county, were appre- hended and tagged Saturday and Sun- day by state traffic officers George Sbarpnack and Henry Jacobs with the beginning of the campaign inaugur- ated by the state motor, vehicle de- partment for consistent and lawful lighting of automobiles at night No arrests were made for first offense. Motorists, whose headlights did not conform to the requirements of the i vv vatt? JLdJUlltriHCiil'O "A till- Large seizures, however, were state law, were given the opportunity made and are in the custody of jl? attead the nearest adjusting sta- -Tnritro Harrison fnr in rasol Von' lights made to con- of arrests. The staff taken ii raids Saturday and Sunday nights in- cluded Chinese gin, pure alcohol, saki, jackass, lottery tickets paid and un- paid, Ian tan outfits and other para- phernalia the alleged gambling dens. Wes Carpenter Buys Bailey's Wash, Oil And Servke Station F. Wfesley Carpenter is going into the automobile washing and greasing business and has purchased the equip- ment of Clarence W. Bailey. Carpen- ter has also bought Bailey's lease to the quarters in the new BioodwoiHi garage building. As a special imiucement for at- tracting business, Carpenter is to give free crank case service. Carpenter's laundry" opened for business this morning. Among pathetic figures may be list- ed the man who boards a street car and discovers he has left all his money in his other suit g to word received here yesterday. The Electric Garage was the fifth official station for the adjusting of the headlights. George N. Jacobs Placed To Rest In Maiy's Cemetery, Yolo The late George N. Jacobs, who died here late last week followin pus sickness due to a kick Visitor May Make Home ID Woodland Miss Lamra Delnrue and Ransom Cannon of Iowa Hill, CaL, arirved Thursday to visit with the Dan Raport family of Esparto. Miss Delmue is very favorably impressed with Wood- land and Esparto and may remain in- definitely. Cannon is a mining man of Iowa Hill for years. hom South First street Rev. W. E. BobbilL From 3ure cortege wound its way to M chapel where the main merrier- held by Rev. Bobbitt He was a cd by a choir of Mr-. W. tags into the nearest justice of the The law provides and the slips giv- e. faniD'y en each motorist called to task pro- vide that after adjustments of head- lights are made the tag given by the traffic officer must be turned in as countersigned fey the authorized agency making the light adjustment. Failure to do this brings a bench war- rant and heavy fine. So far as known all of those tagged over the week-end made the adjustments required and turned in their slips either to Har- rison or the traffic Electric Official The Electric Garage has been es- tablished as "Official Headlight Test- rag Station No. 5" by the Division of Motor Vehicle, State of California. Similar stations will also be estab- lished at Winters and Davis, accord- r'Tl- l1- 1 TJ- after- Mr. and Mrs. John Volante returned home yesterday noon from an ex- tended visit to Europe, particularly Italy, whither they went, leaving Woodland March 1 last. The Volantes arrived home in Woodland one day be- hind schedule, owing to washouts in jthe mid-west, where terrific storms have torn the country. Europe is different now than it i used to be, according to Volante- It is going ahead following the world war, and there are only trenches left to 1 tell of the great battles of the imme- jdiate past. The entire country is i built up and Italy was never more j prosperous, says Volante. He and his I wife did not learn of the recent strain- d relations between Greece and Italy I until in mid-ocean, the daily newspa- per on the steamship on which they were traveling carrying the news of promised break in diplomatic rela- France, a portion of Germany and" sociation, at the western approach to the Yolo cause-way, late yesterday af- ternoon while Gould and V. R. Me- Hale, examiner for the Federal Farm Loan Bank, 'Weie returning from an inspection of the Clarksburg and Hol- jland land district. driving along Gould noticed a small fire under the car. Sand and Jan extinguisher were used to extin- guish the flames, but as soon aj tiiey were within control they started up again, destroying all but one front wheel. The car cost and was [insured for It had traveled Austria and all of Italy. In Tuscany j over miles. Neither of the j Volante met many who had lived at one time or another in Woodland or Sacramento and who weie now well stationed in the i-unny land. Volante spent most of time in the Lom- bardy district about Milan, from whence he came to America. It was there that his mother died eighteen days after he landed following an op- eration from which she never recover- ed. The Woodlanders visited New York and all the great utitr about it, par- ticularly Washington C., which to Volante, is thv ideal tity of America. New Orleans, El Fa-o and Southern California lu-re Utuud on the trip' To Ihf Una] "iconic it was a wonderful trip, ne-.tr to be forgot- occupants was injured. PAR] TO GIVE SWIMMING PARTY AT K.K. CLUB The Volantes visited Switzerland, "Wc arc hoJijC }ro to voik on' e moT,
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