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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - February 17, 1926, Woodland, California HERE IS A CURE Tell and sell, read and buy through the "Democrat's" classi- fied section. emocrat TODAY'S BEST SMI LI "What fool thinn Uwt man IM written in hii "What is stenographer in the 8m-' ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY WARNING IS Agricultural Division Of ISS U E D T tt Farm classes At EMPLOYERS OF MINORS School Is Developing By NORRIS C. MILLS Finishing his two 42-minute periods a day in the Farm Mechanics claws I at the Woodland high school, the youth resumes his other studies. Perhaps he is chemistry, geology, or other studies, but in addition if he is a learning all about the farm, he attends the agricultural class under Luther by E. DuBois. This agricultural course is just one of the many courses at the Principal Wm. M. Hyman of the high school, and the student does not confine his efforts in study to agricul- Woodland high school against giving Employers were today given warning, through the "Democrat' ture alone. work to minors, the State law requir- ing permits. Principal Hyman's communication follows: To. employers of minors under eighteen years of age: It is my duty to inform you that it is illegal for you to employ any mino'rj under-eighteen years of age without! a legal permit to work. For minors under sixteen years of age, the permit to work during school hours is issued by the county superintendent of schools; for those between the ages of sixteen and eighteen, the permit is issued by the Principal of the high school. The penalty for the violation of this law is very severe for the employer. You aije referred to "General Laws Act 3625, Sec. 7, year 1923, Vol. page and "Statutes year 1919 are entombed. page 1047." I ask all employers of minors to investigate the ages of your minor employees and be positive that you are not violating the law. With the earnest desire to co- operate with you for the good of our boys and girls, the above is respect- fully submitted to you for your care- ful consideration. Very truly, >WM. M. HYMAN, Principal SNOWSLIDE TAKES BIG LIFEJOLL (By United Press) BINGHAM, Utah, Feb. Fifteen bodies have been remov- ed from the debris of buildings demolished by a snowslide here today. Fifteen others have been rescued alive.' At least fifty C. C. YOUNG TO BE SPEAKER AT CHURCH MARCH 9 It is natural that farm, mechanics and the study of scientific agriculture go hand in hand. In the former clas he youth learns the mechanical prin- ciples of farming and how to make his own repairs. Under Luther E. Du- 3ois, he learns how to make things grow at a minimum cmtptit with a minimum! cost. The course in agriculture as laic out by the school authorities this year consists of three years of study. This was formerly a four-year course, due to crowded facilities and othei reasons, it was impossible to give the advanced study this year. It is th hope of DuBois to next year give the senior study. Nature Of Studies The student upon deciding upon ag riculture as one of the courses he wil iake at the high school, starts hi fust year with the study of bees, in eluding hiving, swarming, bee dis eases nectar bearing flowers, th rearing of queens, etc. This is don because of the fact that all good or chardists use the bees in cross pol ination, which increases the size of their fruit. This is one advantage of bee culture, aside from profits derived from the honey, ac- cording to DuBois United BANDITS ROB GUESTS VAN NUYS, with sawed-off shotguns, five robbers lined up guests at a party at the home of 8. Morris, oil operator, early today and obtained in cash and valuables. DEMPSEY AIDE DEAD HICHMOND, Brooks, sparring partner of Jack Dempsey, died today from a bullet wound in the tiead said to have been self-inflict- ed. FAMILY CREMATED N. Y, HECKE GIVES TALK AT MEETING HERE Quarantine laws, their enforcement in regard to California agriculture, and the steps taken by the state de- jpartment of agriculture to enforce the laws throughout the United States, were the subjects discussed this morning by G. H. Hecke, state director of agriculture, before the Northern District County Horticul- tural Commissioners, who are meet- ing in the county court house. Mr. Hecke, who recently returned fr6m Washington with a committee Horses Trapped By Flood; Fed By K. L Man Mrs. Al of Madison, whose humane efforts to improve conditions of dumb animals, particularly dogs, have been exploited on numerous oc- casions, while in Woodland yesterday, related an incident worthy of men- tion. She stated that several days ago Louis LaDue of Knights Landing, while rowing on the river, discov- ered several horses marooned on a levee a mile and a half above Knights Landing. Returning to Knights Landing, he procured a bale of hay and rowed back to the levee where he fed the horses. He has been making daily trips to the levee, caring for the horses with the hope of ascertaining to whom they belong. BURNED DESTROYED THEIR HOME NEAR HERE TODAY. was kid- commissioners that the west had won a great fight in obtaining the enforce- ment of the quarantine law against the fruit fly. He stressed the fact that the farmers of the state were backing up the laws of the govern- ment against the-invasion of foreign fruit trees, which might be diseased. State Leads Movement "California is unquestionably the leader of the quarantine for whom a warrant for apparance or, Mr. Hecke said. "This state is after deportation has beep issued in the U- wise quarantine, which will protect it o I from ravages of foreign diseases to other horticultural AMERICANS UNDER FIRE PEKING, Mis- sionaries were reported today under fire at Sinyang and one naped. EARL IN FLIGHT Earl of Craven, S., left today for Ottowa. PROHI RESULTS and Drys in the House today joined to probe re- sults of Prohibition. fruit trees and products.'" The men's club of the- Christian church have announced that on Tues _______________ Young of the State of California wil be a speaker at a meeting of the club Trfc to bc held m tne church. i ayior i u upcatv Musjc for the occasion will fur. A M. "C ___ 1UI nished by a quartette from the Sac- At rarrn meeting ramento Junior Collcge. The club, which is an important R. H. Taylor, secretary of the ag- part in the life of male members of ricultural legislative committee of the the Christian church, has had a num- state farm bureau, will be the princi- ber of prominent speakers during the pal speaker at a meeting of the season. These meetings have nigan-Zamora Farm Center to be held always been accompanied by good mu- MURDERED SWEETHEART WEWOKA, P.. During the first year, the student I Higdon, today that he studies the physiology of plants, the development in the germination of (Continued on page six.) Washington School Has Many Pupils Miss Harriet Lee, county superin- tendent of schools, visited the Wash- ington grammar school today. She reports that in the number of teachers and pupils Washington ranks next to murdered his 22-year-old fiancee, Rita Gassor. member. Dinner is always served at j be relieved until the new school build- these regular meetings of the Chris- j jng is completed. tian church men. Earl Tadlock Is Hurt At Madison JJ IS The population of Washington in !this county, seems to be steadily creasing, if we may judge by the en-j rollment in the public schools. At the i opening of the semester the enroll- Iraent was 277. The present enroll- ment is 327. Earl Tadlock, manager of the" Citrona -warehouse, soulh of Madison, %as severely injured yes- terday afternoon when a pile of grain sacks toppled over and crushed him to the floor while he was engaged in loading a car. He was rushed to the Woodland clinic last night where an X-ray exam- ination disclosed that had been severely injured. Fortunately no bones were broKca. After in- juries mere treated he was able to return to his hciuc. Barn Loss Is Set At in Dunnigan February 26, according J to announcement made this morning j All men who are interested and i Woodland. It is necessary to teach by County Farm Advisor Warren D.jwish to attend the meeting may do'classes in the auditorium and sew- Norton. so by getting in touch with somejing rooms, and the situation will not At the meeting, the membership cup won by Dunnigan and Zamora will be presented. Members of the Yolo farm center will be asked to attend the meeting next week, and al- so, the board of directors of the coun- ty farm canter will be expected to at- j tend and assist in the presentation of j the cup. McPhee Inspects Esparto High I -Julian A. McPhee, assistant to R. J. "Werner as supervisor of agricultural instruction for the State Board of, Education, was a visitor at the Espar-j to Union high school today. He made an inspection of the agricultural work King done at that institution and pro- ne unced himself as highly pleased. McPhee and his family visited in Woodland for a short time. He re- ported that Werner, who was former- ly principal of t5ie Esparto h'Sh school, lakem on a lot of poundage End is deeply Interested 5n his work. Since leaving here Werner has gradu- ated from the Jiffttweigtit ranks to a heavy, as Sic now tips Ore scaks at c1cMJ Ho 200 pounds. Colusa May Have July Celebration PEETE CASE DELAYED TIA Judge Sam Urias will not decide for a week the cases of the seven men charged with attacking the Peete girls. The agricultural director also stress- ed the moves of the agricultural di- vision of the University of California and himself to place county farm ad- visors and county horticultural com- missioners on terms so they could work together. Both, he stated, are working for the benefit of the fann- er and consequently should be much together in their work. Convention In May He announced that the state con- vention ol horticultural commission- A. A. HOYT VISITS IN CITY AFTER LONG ABSENCE A. A. Hoyt, who nearly a half cen tury ago attended the old Hesperia: College in Woodland, passed throug this city this morning on his retur to Watsonville, where he is now resident. He stepped off of Jake Molter' palatial Toonerville Trolley long en ough to reminisce for a minute or two Except for a brief stop as he wa passing through 'Woodland about DAVIS MEN BOOSTING SCHOOL BONDS While there seems to be little ikelihood of the bond ssue for a new high school at Davis failing to cany at the on next Saturday, February 20, those who have been n the movement are doing ev- erything possible to make cer- tain that the whole community indorses the project. Literature is being sent to all IR the hopes that the bond issue is understood fronrevery angle. Promi- nent taxpayers of the -district 'are quoted as favoring the issuing of tin bonds and Dean W. L. Howard of the University of California's branch col-- lege of agriculture at Davis is quoted as saying that Davis is "facing a grave crisis." Valuation The approximate valuation of tht Davis district is given as Seventy-five high school districts'fii the State have a lower true wealth. This high school board of education comprises E. S. McBride, Gus Robert F. Miller, George Pierce and Harden Wilber. The: tal personal tax bills of these men last year exceeded Taxpayers Quoted Prominent Davis residents and Ux- UaooillK Tf ctuvuv IVfUUUCUU WfcVAei M year ago, Mr. Hoyt stated that he lia payerg are quoted as follows: RoMel1 ears 3 ars married in" Woodland many failure of this bond issue .would, years ago 'to Miss Millie Robinson, 'Davis a set-back from it' wouM who at that time was a dressmaker associated with Miss Ella Porter and the late Emogene -Porter in conduct- rag a' millinery parlor. After leaving Woodland he was em- ployed for a number of years as sta- tion agent for the Southern Pacific company at Eltrrira, and was an inti- mate friend of Editor E. E. Leake, who at one time was station agent for the HAVE CRIME RECORD LOS Clark, 36, and E. L. Gray, 24, were today ac- cused of more than fifty robberies in the State, including crimes at Sacra- mento and Elk Grove. tne same company at Dixon. Mr. ers would be held in San Diego the! made inquiries about Robert T. S. Spaulding, Etnil second week in May. Much will be: Spaulding, under discussion there will H beneficial to the farmer, he stated. Other matters were taken up this afternoon with W. C. Jacobsen, of the BANDITS USE HEARSE ST. youthful ban- dits today used a hearse in making their getaway after an bank VIOLENCE, FEARED bureau of plant quarantine and pest control Df California and T. D. Ur- bahns, of the same bureau, giving ad- dresses. Those present at the meeting today were C. K. Turner, Auburn, Placer county; Carl Spurlock and Charles Y. Collins, Fairfield and Vacaville, Sola- He and Mrs. Hoyt are both well and have promised (Continued on ail} NURSERY ARE VISITED BY BOYS'A G. CLASS themselves a visit to Woodland at some future date. Mr. Hoyt is head of a manufacturing plant in Watson- vilk. Landquist's Niece Will Sail On 20th J. W. Landquist of this city has re- Forty-five boys from, the agricul- tural class of the Woodland high school recently visited the of the Woodland and operated by K. T. Mttte. made the trip under the tuperriako of their instructor, Lather E. Bois. Mette showed the boys satnptaa oC frost injury to the roots of k-nce was feared today in the coal mining district of Indiana, where a dozen miners were hurt in rioting yesterday. DRUM MARES CHARGES H. Drum, j president of the Mercantile Trust Co., KSan Francisco, today told the Sen- 4-li_t The barn destroyed on the Mrs. John Bemmerly place west of this city in the 5 o'clock fire yesterday morning was leased to AdoJph Abcle. The loss, including the building, hay, barley and Fordson tractor, amounted j to and was covered by insur- lance. Legion Membership In Yolo County Is Growing ate banking committee that Controller Mclntosh had gone far beyond his du- ties in sponsoring the proposed Mc- Fadden branch banking bill. MAJOR UNDER FIRE SAN H. H. Arnold, slated for reprimand because of undesirable activities on pending air service legislation, commanded Ctissey Field here from 1919 to 1922. SUGGESTS BORDER RULE flood control Representative words welcoming the visitors to Wood- land, stressing the fact that the chief of" the department was a Yolo county man with a practical farm here. He told of the production of Yolo coun- ty during the past few years. STOCKTON GETS LANDS this no county; R. 0 Gwyn Yreka, ISislri- a M-ss Ijjgm_______ "u ville, Butte county; H. W. Kingwell, Orland, Glenn county; A. E. Morrison, Sacramento; P. A. Willis, Colusa, Co- lusa county; H. P. Tabler, City, Sutler county; W. E. Lewis, Los Mo- linos; H. C. Lewis, Sacramento. Shaffer Talks Fred Shaffer, secretary of the Yolo county board of trade, gave a few fruit trees, and the effects of month from Gothenburg, visit to this country. She is expect- ed to arrive in Woodland some time during the month of ApriL She will come via the Panama Ca- nal from New York. Miss Johanson is the daughter of a sister whom Mr. Landquist has never seen, having left the old corntry before the birth of his sister. pests. He a block of more than vine cuttings to be season. The method "heeling in" these vines was shown and explained to the boys. The local plant dealer abo dM strated his plant for dtrinfaetitg all vines and trees before they left nursery. Albert Fusell Has Recovered From Fall Al Fissell, a carpenter who was i Senate passed seriously injured several weeks ago without objection today a bill by Sen- when he was knocked down by a fall- ator Johnson, California, granting ing timber, has so far recovered that! public lands to the City of Stockton he was able to be taken to home B Wl__ _____ i Tuesday afternoon- MerritU Visit In San Francisco Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Merritt went to San Francisco this roorniiif to Mr. Mertitt's mother, Jw Merritt, who has been to ratlwr health for several nwntht. AW a resident of the metropolis Mn. ritt indicates that she is stiU m While no schedule Sacra- At a regular meclinjr of the Amen- j can Legion held here last nigiht in ftc Lesion hall, Past Oinmanflcr Baiky fcoiwred by members of the post I TO Ine shape of the jircscntation of a jewel. The meeting v.as Hie largest ever foeild fie JiistoTy -of the Wood- Post and fte initiation of several ne'w last night, of- Vallcj Basctell las (ccn adopted, A, B. Davison of one of the members of 43ae commit- s announced tfce scheme ar- tee, ranged, caJis for Woodland to play Colasa on .July Wiltows P there on ifte following day, figuring that Colosa wiH ficers of toe said that a record _ embership was now iicld by the post. Members now on the rolls are more mmerous than at any time last year and with ten months to st believ- ed that a still greater wH There seems to fee -more in the post this year than last, to Uriah Duatcher this and much activity is noted all those now membcrs. Kcfrcshnicnts were .served which had been provided by many of the members in co-operation with a com- nuitce of which Howard Lawson was chairman. These were voted She best m months by those remaining to en- joy the During the meeting, it was decided to hold a circus and dance, at a later date, details of which will be later. The affair will be staged in the Legion halL 1 Xo baseball was discussed at this meeting but it is expected that plans of the team will come ap at the next of members. U Mexico establishing a 50-mile zone ilong the border in Mexko. All sa- oons would be prohibited. STANDARD IN RUSSIA BERLIN. THE STANDARD OIL CO. IS NEGOTIATING WITH THE RUSSIAN SOVIET FOE A CONCESSION IN THE RUSSIAN, OIL FIELDS. id Resident Writes Here For Yolo Activities DIVORCEE DEATH PACT OMAHA, The of Betty Flcsher, pretty and Simon R. were today on a rwad tiie both slwt throngf. tlw head. A rerolver was elatdted in Ward's Responding to an advertisement published in 1915 by Harry S. Maddox of Sacramento when he was secretary of the Yolo county board of trade, Ernest F. Bender of Bromley, Kent, England, nas written here for more information concerning re- sources of-this county. "I expect Yolo county now pro- duces more farm stock asad frosts than wrote Bender to Maddox, who forwarded the conwnauMartaon to the "Democrat." "I snoold be very pleased to re- er at heart in Yolo county, lived so many years. In a tatUr ten to her son several days 199 stated that she felt after reading about tlM rains were having. ceive some new literature, or a pros- pectus concerning your county's re- Bender continued. "I haven't heard a word from Yolo, county since the year of the Great; War, which, surely we, with our Euro- pean AHies, wouM have lost without America. A million of best of young America transformed impend-! ing defeat and slavery into glorious victory and liberty. And for great blessings the old Motherland and her Allies can never be grateful." )an White Friends In City Dan White, oU-ttoac friead of editor of the "DtMcnT many years supciiiilMdmt ad in SoUno county awl ta educational affairs tlM a Woodland vinKar accompanied lano county and wfcik jfct in nost of j
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