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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 3, 1927, Woodland, California                             WIDE In Auto With rt By VICTOR H; BERNSTEIN slim does afforded by a dropped pen-knife and a stolen revolver, police today are conducting a State-wide search for a fwcbuant bandit pair who yesterday held up three men and a boy m the Daris branch of the Bank of gathered from counter till and vault into two money and tied iheir victims in a back room before makingtheir; escape. K abo tb rind the where thc rope was purchased as a means of tracing the pair. Working with a consummate skill uninjured by the faintest trace Of ferocityythe bandits made a quiet entry at p. nu, two! ,re and were away again at p. m 15 minutes for you to get was the bandits at their victims, "but that's all we need to make pur getaway. ._..... ISSUED DALY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER ARREST mm ma. ml mi ESTABLISHED 1877 RDYKE FOR BATTERY By early today that 15 min-1 utes had grown to 12 hours, andj officials believe the bandits have j broken through, the police chain forged around Yolo county by tele- phone 30 minutes after the duo had fled from the scene. Used BelM Belief of investigators that the ban- j dits engineered the escape by automo- j bile is built upon probabilities rather j than evidence. Despite 'the fact that the holdup men had. to-tag 190 pounds out of the bank when they walked out with their loot, not one person, on busy Third or G streets took note of them, nor saw them get into any vehicle. J. A, Harby, bank manager and one of the four tied in the rear room after the holdup, gave police an accurate description of one of the bandits, and bits gleaned from each of thervictims have built up a working general de- scription of the other. Blonde Leader A burly blonde man, apparently a Scandinavian, was "master of cere- according to the four victims.] bandit was described as five feet eight inches tall, weighing about 180 peuwls; wearing a grey Scotch.cap, blue white overalls over street! clothes and tan oxford shoes. His Companion was slightly shorter: and weighed about 155 pounds, dark J coihplexioned and with brown eyes. He also wore a greyish cap, blue and white overalls over street clothes and low tan shoes. x Early in the robbery a sort of "esprit de corps" was established between robbers and victims, ae- cording to the latter. "If you don't try to get fanny, we won't hurt was the bandits' atti- tude, and both parties to the agreement kept their word. It was the short man who first dis- 'Democrat Gives Readers Earliest Holdup Account At p. m. Friday two men walked into the Davis branch of the Bank of Yolo, held up and bound three men and a boy, and at p. m. walked out .again with loot totalling in excess of Before 5 p. m. The "Democrat" had sent ,a reporter to the scene The Davis corres- pondent had. telephoned the details of the holdup, and the paper was out on the street with an extra. It was a clean made an der obstacles presented by the fact that most of The "Democrat's" force had already laid off for the day, that gave its Woodland read- ers a story they would otherwise have waited until Saturday morn- ing to get And Saturday morning at about 10 o'clock a Sacramento paper put an extra on the streets of Wood- land that told a story already 15 hours old. And that extra, as read- ers found out, was Hue for line the same paper that its subscribers re- ceived through the mail two hoars Iwfore. The "Democrat" issues air extra edition only when the occasion de- mands special service for the bene- fit of its readers. MAN HUNTED AS WIFE-BEATER .BEAT WITH BOLT, FOUND ON 1928rrogram Is Scheduled By Yolo Farm f_W V Home Office A complete program of study pro- iects for the Farm Home department for the coming year was outlined by Miss Frances Liles, county agent, at :he monthly meeting of chairmen here Saturday morning. The session was a part of' a general county session. Beaten severely over the head with a heavy iron bolt and left lying in the road, Mrs. Victor Misetich, 50 Westgate, Yolo county, was 'found in Nutrition will be the topic in Janu- t _ ary and February. Good growth and development-showing the differ- ence that food makes will be under- taken. March, April and May will see the study of Clothing taken up. Color harmonies, construction and dyeing will be the divisions. Preparing for the vacation season, camp cooking will be the June project. Women should budget their time, LODGES SCHEDULE ELECTIONS YEAR'S DURING DECEMBER a serious condition by friends las night and-rushed to Sacramento fo the Emergency hospita She was ater removed to the Secra mento attending phy sicians reported that she will recover The woman's husband, Joe Mise tich, former proprietor of the Sacra mento-Westgate Stage Company, is being sought bjf Sacramento police and Yolo county deputy sheriffs as her assailant. Misetich, who left his wife several months ago, came home yesterday neighbors claim, and immediately started a heated argument with his wife. Whin the neighbors objected to the noise the couple left the house and walked down the street. When Mrs. Misetich did not return her friends went, to investigate and found her in the road. They sum- moned Constable Frank Wilson, who took her to the hospital. Mike and Marjorie Bellish, children played a gun. He walked directly to the cashier's window, poked his pistol through the wicker at Forrest FissellJ riwhipr. and said- "Stint December is the most popular j of Mrs. Misetich by a former mar- month in- the year for lodges to "ring cashier, and said: "Stick 'em up, brother, and all the rest of you." The "rest of 'em" were Harby and his son, Boyd, also cashier, and Fred Calori, 13, who had been idling in the cor- Tidor. Mask Themselves Then the blonde man came up, and both slipped handkerchiefs over the lower part of their faces. The. com- panion locked the front door, pulled down the window, blinds, and walked through the wicker door to the cash- ier's cage. Here he found two bags beneath the counter, and began shov- elling silver and currency into them. "I this b a real boldop, said the younger Harby at thb stage of (he game. "We've beea waitmg for this for a Bomber of Harby replied, smiKag. i The money on the copnlcr and till barely filled one and the blonde man spoke op. must have some more he questioned. He was directed to the vault, where he found more currency. "Here's the man with thc pistol commented. "Might as well take some for chewing The pennies were taken, and one gold piece, but the bandits refused to touch a pile of checks. When counter, till and vault had out the old, ring in the new" ;o data that has just Nominations, election and installations are all features of the fraternal calendar during the last month of the year. All four branches of the I. O. 0. F. lodges are to install new directors in December. Woodland'lodge No. Ill elects on December 3, Union lodge No. 49 on" December 7, Encampment No. 71 on December 12 and Yolo Can- ton No. 4 elected on December. 2. In the Masons ranks the Woodland lodge No. 156, F. and A. M., will elect December 2, Woodland chapter No. 4, R. A. M., on December 8 and Zabud council No. 36, R. and S. M., Decem- ber. 13. Woodland Knights Templet lodge, No. 41. will chose its councilers on December 20 and the Foresters of America, Court Star No. 10, will elect officers on December IS. Native Sons of the Golden are to elect January 5. riage, were not at home at- the time, Bellish stated last night that will swear to a complaint today charging his stepfather with attempted murder. HOLD SERVICES FOR FAULKNER SETTLEMENT REACHED IN CLINIC ROW; BUY STOCK Chapl an Ross C. Wilson, who will offici- ate as chaplain at the local Elks' Lodge of Sorrow in Elks' hall to- morrow evening. John Allen Jr. be the principal speakre. West BANDIT DUO ROBS MAR1NRANCHEI SAN (By Prow) aquads approaches to fer- to San Francisco in a m 41 hunt for two men early Satur- day held cp and robbed J. who lives a short distnace from the Marin-Sonoma county line, Thc bandits obtained in cur- rcacv, two rifles( three sttotfuns and worth of merchandise, LaFran- rcporUd. Last rites for D. A. Faulkner, pio- neer mechanic who died Wednesday in Oakland at the home of his son, George, were held at the Krcllenberg chapel Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. C. G. Zierk of the First Metho- dist church officiated. Mrs. Le Pierce sang beautiful hymns. Burial was in the Woodland bearers W. N. Masters, who long held out as the only lay stockholder iri the Woodland Clinic hospital, today took his last bow in the suit to force the hospital to give him a dividend, with the announcement from attorneys that a settlement had been reached and Clinic physicians had purchased Masters' remaining 90 shares of stock at a price far above their original value. Petitions for dismissal of the ac- tion will be filed Monday with Judge uuaget tneir of Colusa.county by says Mrs. Liles, and accordingly, time Arthur C. Huston, Jr., schedules will be studied in July. "J Correct table service is slated for September. As the next holiday season ap- proaches, work relating to the Yule will be studeid. October will 'bring holiday desserts. Gifts suggestions will be taken up in November and Ihristmas sweets in December. The session was held while the new and old officials of the Farm Bureau were holding a business meeting. Af- ter luncheon, reports of Miss Liles and Warren D. Norton, farm adviser, were heard in a joint session. George WiUon, new president, held the gavel. WEST SACRAMENTO RESIDENCE PLAN COMMUNITY GROUP cemetery. B. A. Nordyke, The T. Residents of West Sacramento will meet in the West Sacramento school next Wednesday evening to decide whether a farm bureau center-farm home department or a Parent-Teacher Association will be organized as a community servkc-cocial center. The meeting was planned following a (Continued on FOOT) Strathopul, A. S. Crowder, Emit Dini- ler, J. D. MusgTove and A H. Abclc. L'S Sister Called At DIES PROM INJURIES (By failed Frew) Gaskell, died here Friday from injuries received when his aatomobile planged off the JkUmata river highway Smday Mrs, Lelia Jane Ghscock, sister of Alfred E. Anderson of Zamora, died recently at St. Luke's hospital, San Francisco. She a native of Richmond, born on July 1854, and came to California with her the late Dr. and P. H. Before her marriage lived with her par- ent? in Zamora. Most of her married life was spent in Lincoln county. She wag a of the late t. WJ Sr. and is survived by a sen, Vcrnon Glamcotk, Falls, a daoghter, Mrs. E. D. Coteson, American Idaho; and daughter, Mrs. H. C. Turner, of Harrington; a nephew, J. W. Ander- son Jr., supetmtendvnt of St. Lake's hospital, and E. R. Anderson, cashier the Union Park bank. .0 In Olden Times Wood Was Wood, Says Lumberman They oWl do tUags aow Nice tfcry did the days what the oU-tnten nay they watch tac Byrao Ntd faniag to oaitr UK hammer Mows of a wrerkiag crew. Aad for once they arc rifwt For to Clare fore- waa ami Mknaiam, (ke stormy Ore- gon ante that is beau; ton from tfce bm'Miaf watts laaa yoo can pK m lambcr Bettor la owt- Hy, aad m omf ftmma I i mm. is 91 to )S feet haf. Ami sn of the ownbilHj of the lamber, declared Ifcat every foot of it alnaoy wave had to waH before counsel, and A. G. Bailey, attor- ney for Masters. A judgment was handed down by Weyand in favor of Masters Thursday. Seven clinic physicians purchased the stock. They are Drs. John D. Lawson, Eric Larson, Leo P. Bell, J. Edward Harbinson, Fred Fairchild, Chester Fairchild J. Blevins. Masters "held out" his stock when the clink was attempting to buy it up to keep it entirely in "the of the company. In his suit, Masters charged an attempted "freeze out." SCHOOL LEADERS TTEND SESSION THREATENED EMPLOYEE Mrs. Mae Royer, county rural musk supervisor; Miss Stacy Armstrong, rural school supervisor, and Mrs. Ro- wena M. Norton, superintendent of schools, attended the meeting of the newly-organized Rural School Super- intendents' association, northern sec- tion, in Chico Friday. Mrs. Royer met with the mask division nad Miss Armstrong and Mrs. Norton with the reading department Before the latter group Miss Arm- strong read a paper no General discussion was on the state course of study. The next meeting will be held in Chko January 27. Montana Family Buys Yolo Farm ELKS WILL HONOR DEAD MEMBERS IN LODGE OF SORROW Music by the Elks orchestra and Roy N. Hamilton of Sacramento Lodge, vocalist, accompanied by Mor- ris SUverman, also of Sacramento lodge, will be among the impressive features of the annual Lodge of Sor- row of the local Elks tomorrow eve- ning at 8 o'clock, Charles L. Eddy, exalted ruler, will nave charge of the ceremonies. John Allen, Jr., of Oakland Lodge of Elks will be the principal speaker. Prayer and benediction will be said by Ross C. Wilson, chaplain. The program for the Memorial ser- vices follows: a Water i McDowell Elks' Orchestra Opening Ceremonies......__________ Chas. L. Eddy, Exalted Ruler Prayer _______________......________ Chaplain Ross C. Wilson Opening Roll Call______........................... Exalted Ruler and Secretary Star" (Tann- Wagner Elks' Orchestra Responses__________.____________ Officers of Woodland Lodge A warrant charging B. A. Nordyke, city coondlmaa, with asaaatt aad bat- tery was fegaed Saturday by Marion Giovaaettt, 25. former emtfoyw of Nordyke's in the Bxchaage Meat Mar- ket- The warrant w; ___________ an altercation between the two En the CMiuaMa Meat market, by- Nordykc and jointly in which Giovaietti______ the councilman struck with hti fist and then threatened wfeh a butcher's dearer. The fight to vanetti and Frank tfagmaj, alsu'.m.'" ployed at the Columbia Meat when tntorvd M shop, where Giovaaetti and ordered him to for what yoo "Ill not aMdoa'itt. alleged to have said. Then get out of this Nor- dyke is asserted to have according to GiovajMttfe'___w_ the councilman strackf aim with Ut fist, opening a long eat orvr 1ml Giorentti, H is asoerted, blow, with ont of hit ova, aad thoo Nordyke u alleged to mm picked a cleaver and held ft saying: "You'd better get of 1 Giovanetti kept sflent aad stood still, and Nordyke, H is aUogod, thoa laid down the cleaver. C. Tibbedeanx, with Vocal Lord is My Light" Roy N. Hamilton, Sacramento his wife and three children, purchased j Lodfe No' 6 five ares of land from the West Sac- accompanist, ramcnto Company with the purpowl Sacramento Lodffc Xo. 6 in vkw of making a permanent home] Oar Absent Brothers" in this section of Yolo county. Hoffman Elks' Orchestra Address......_____...._____________ John Allen, Jr., Oakland Lodge 171 Vocal Roy Hamilton, Sacramento Lodge Xo. 6 Morris SiH-trman, accompanist, Sacramento Lodge Xo. 6 Closing Ceremonies family came from Montana. Postpone Case Of Herriford The examination of] Henry Herriford, colored, accuwd of failure to provide for wife and baby, ww postponed urtil Monday at 9 o'ckx-V. The case was to be heard before R. W. Har- roori Saturday morning. Members of Uw Lodge Giovanetti dedans tmi a culmination of a long the two men. The clerk at OM worked at the Cohmtria for Murphy and Nordyko, aad that "Nordyke never Uhod me." Later, Giovanetti says Nordyfco prevailed upon Murphy to allow Uw clerk to work in his own tJMp at Exchange Meat madrat. 1 daws Giovaattti says, finol me after a while. I battm he to get roe down to hit owi so that be eoold fire A quarrel of word Grovaaettft tMtimioj to Urn police indicates, M! at demand for day as referring that _____ _ Since then Ciu.aatiU has JTij for Glavea Undine. Uroi MM joot'fsr one day Sataroay wool bo kft for San PnuMteto, wmm to wfll play with UM ball team at Merced Svnoay. Immediately after vanetti swore owt a assault and batHry. wlmm upon Nonlykc by CMsf of I Chaplain Ross C. Wilson (Continued on Page Fovr) V   

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