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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - November 6, 1928, Woodland, California                               Election News Advance preparation "has been made by the "Democrat" to give the mo.st complete newsy service Wednesday it has ever attempted for an election. Today's Best Smile Mr. Souvcvouse says he can make up a sentence with the word neuritis like this: "What most humor x.ines need are Winchell in New York Graphic. ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 6, 1928 ESTABLISHED 18T7 SMITH OVER Seven Rescued When Clarks a LOSS IN -LUMBER WHEN TRUCK TIPS CRAFT Steps were being taken here Tues- day to 'raise the Clarksburg ferry which sank, heavily loaded, in 15 fc'it of water in the Sacramento river, Monday near the Yolo county side. No one was drowned- The cargo, includ- ing a loaded lumber truck and trailer and three automobiles was taken on the Sacramento side of the river. There were two women and five men j on the craft. Mrs. William Lorden i and her sister were taken from thu, ferry in a row boat which put oul j from the bank when it became appar-1 ent that the craft was in distress. Legion Gridder Breaks Leg and Doesn't Know It Alfred Hile, guard on the Wood- land Veterans football team, broke his leg while playing at Willows Sunday and did not know it until Tuesday when he had an x-ray- made at the Woodland Clinic hos- pital. HHc-went out of the game early in the first quarter. His leg pained him, but he hobbled around on it. When it grew worse he sought med- ical attention and discovered the break. AiiniiT OUGHT i Burglar Gets at Davis; Take Arrest of G. H. Manica, wealthy turkey raiser of this county, on a i Dropping through a skylight, a j burglar Monday night robbed the Da- ivis Steam Laundry of about in cash. Thc thicf; according to Constable- Huberty, evidently knew where charge of battery was expected today, j the moncy Was hidden. After clean- j The charges were preferred by out the till, he went to a closet sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Manica !where a bag of change was kept and PERILS CITIES Brighton, Sacramento county, after an jtook altercation late Monday in which Man- j ica is alleged to have struck her in the j syc with his fist. Egress was gained by unlocking door. Thc fact that the burglar .knew the location of the money and Manica is the owner of about 4000jcoujd let himself out of the laundry turkeys in the Elkhorn district and so indicates that he was famil- (Bv United Press) CATANIN, main stream of lava from Ml. Etna, which burst It mat l.ne CL'a.ll> waa m uioncoo. t One of the automobiles on violent eruption again Monday rolled off the end and sank soon after 1 night, had touched two cities Tuesday the ferry began to list. A.Union Oil and was threatening a third. The tanker tried to right the boat, but the main stream of lava poured down tnc weight on board was too great. jVallonazzo valley and alrcay ha Soon after putting out, the fcrry (touched the villages of Tuntalazzo and listed heavily to the side of the Nunziata Thc lava flow is continuing one paddle wheel was lifted clear of! toward the city of Ma.cah Every- the water and the hold began to fill thing in the path 01 Ihe molten ma, with water. Despite help from row! -including valuable and boats, the ferry drifted down stream; orchards has been destroyed, about 500 feet and grounded on a sand j Flowing rapidly down the slope kar_ i molten rock was traveling at a rate of The lumber truck was the property j350 yards-an hour, 14 feet high and of a San Francisco firm and carried, two-thirds of a mile wide. hardwood for the new Courtland High school valued at more than j Lumbermen have declared that the; lumber if salvaged will be a total loss. The ferry was being operated by 7000 more above Knights His home is at Brighton. Landing, i jar wjth the place. BOYS TO ATTEND 'Y' CONFERENCE IMARTHA CIRCLE TO iPRESENT COMEDY Returning to the home late Monday j Of Criminal Identification was called j Constable LsRoy Hillhouse. night with his wife, Manica accused to Davis by Constable Huberty and -1-- the sister-in-law of taking some of jsome good specimens of the burglar's the articles out of the house. When j finger printes were discovered, his wife and the sister-in-law began] The laundry is owned by the Car- the latter is said to Brothers of Woodland who are drawn a knife. .Manica stepped in to also proprietors of the Woodland aid his wife and in the battle thu French Laundry, sister-in-law v.as struck in the eye. Although the offense took place in Sacramento county, Sheriff James W. Monroe was given the war- rant for Manica's arrest. Theft 60 PER CENT OTE CAST YOLO AT 'CLOCK Earliest returns in the record-break- jing Hoover-Smith presidentfal race 1 today were proving indefinite, with a [lead taken by one candidate in one locality offset by the other party lead- 'er in another. i Both candidates, however, expressed i themselves as well satisfied with the returns tabulated up to p. ra. jtoday. Although Hoover was apparently j carrying a few districts in Texas, j Smith was expected to carry the state J with rural votes. I Several deaths from excitement A. demonstration by a group of i were recorded. There were some ar- man Tharp place near Capay, neara Pioneers, who went' rests and minor disturbances, but con- the attempted thief and fired a single of th, record breakinE vote, the shot at him. The man dropped a tur-juuu LINK PLEA T GUN AFFAI NEAR CAPAY Hiding somewhere, believe local po- lice, lies an attempted turkey thief badly wounded. Piecing together two episodes that occurred Sunday night near Capay, Sheriff W. Monroe expressed the conviction that the man who tried to steal a turkey from. Wither Cline. wounded when Cline fired fivej gunshots at him. But an exhaustive search Tuesday morning failed to reveal any trace Hoover Winner In High School Straw Ballot Herbert Hoover is choice of Woodland High school students for the presidency. At an election held Tuesday mcrning the Republican standard bearer nosed out Governor Alfred E. Smith, 183 to 170. One student voted the Socialist ticket and the Prohibitionist party did not receive a vote. The election culminated several weeks' campaigning. Recently pub- lic speaking class team took the stump in interest of their candi- Clarence Morrel of the State Bureau Of the man to Sheriff Monroe and OFFERS STUNT Capay, heard A h the ritualistic work of a reg- 1 sidering the record breaking -p-uiar meeting, was the entertainment! day passed with unusual calm. This G1 j by the Woodland Rotary club. j and Chicago. R v'Dunc n who lives A discussion on loyalty followed the Philadelphia reported that warrants v, f i if ranch reading of the synopsis of the story I had been issued for arrests of 15 per- that the pleas were only a ruse where- by a hold-up man hoped to gain entry to his home, young Duncan refused basketball and track late today insisted that on the meet contests and exhibited the tro- j basis of reports it had received, Smith phies to be presented to the winners j should carry Missouri and Wisconsin home talent will feature n of a three-act comedy to go out. Monroe is of the opinion that the man presented under the auspices of Mar- Charles Butler, who declared that he was misled as to the weight of the truck because it -was covered with canvas. Residents of the Clarksburg section land Chinese are apprehensive over the loss Winters transportation facilities. Until the Speaks at Winters Peter Wong, Chinese theological student and pastor-supply at an Oak- Sunday afternoon. Wong is sent by Board of Missions of the eaora feiTy is replaced it will be necessary j Presbyterian church in behalf of the for "them to travel some five miles to work amoiiR the Chinese in California, 1 1 i 1__.- n N n T frtTL" Ml Freeport to get across the river. Boys Will Speak Here -w especially-the rescue home work di- rected by Donaldina Cameron in San Francisco. He stated that work .among the Chinese has been carried on since 1852, shortly after the gold 'rush. He is an intelligent speaker, la University of California graduate, forceful and attractive in manner. His descriptions of China town in San i Francisco were graphic and impress. Eight boys from Woodland, Davis. Winters and Esparto will be chosen j i tha Circle of Esparto at Esparto High i .is Uehool auditorium Friday night. jf Igflt hearsing for th-s play and who lor tn'S pray aim tnusc wnu sfffi A older boys' conference to be held atjj-1 Williams Saturday and Sunday. There the local youths will meet with boysj and leaders from 20 other schools for a two-day program of study, discus- sions and recreation. Lion wm e one of the araateui. shows ever staged in araateui success in several in these events. Several of the boys gave a demon- stration of the tests they are required to take. Stewart Cranston and Bob- bie Jones engaged in a two-round boxing contest, which was declared a Rum draw- Thc boys i'articipatins in the demonstration were Maynard Whit- ilow, Kenneth Brown, Stewart Cran- and further, Georgia, by Neck And Xeck Race Hoover was leading in 32 out of 150 precincts in Tulas county, Okla- homa. In 32 out of 49 precincts in El Paso county, Texas, Smith led by 1GOO to 1476. Kansas was giving Hoover a better than 2 to vl lead, but this was normal. of the southern statos under the aus-, SAN Warren Morris, president of the ?JJff' U J Hi-Y club, is to take parr ol in the program. He will speak on "The Conference Quest." The theme for the period is "The Quest" and talks are to be given on various phases pices of the Federation of Women's clubs. It is a "take off" on the organ- (By United Press) cur- j v --J--------- 'VflieAlliJ W ston, Raywond Pylc, Guy Gibbs, Bob j Likewise returns from the south gave Jones, James Hatcher and Jack Fitz-j smith a marked lead out of the hand- gerald. C. C. Hatcher is leader of the group and the meeting was conducted under his direction. Son Banquet scheduled for November thrilling stories to re- 3 6, L. R. Bigelow, "Y-> Secretary, has count. started to make preparations for the event, which is of major importance in the Y. M. C. A. program. Albert M. Chessley of San Fran- cisco, new state boys' work secretary, He addressed church at Esparto the Countryside the .MARRIAGE LICENSE CRUICKSHAXK-B R A U N _ Woodland, Nov. 6, to Floyd L. Cruick- ooan, ov. has accepted the invitation to be thejghank 30 Gertrude L. Braun, 30, ce re- main speaker. Chessley recently re- turned from France, where for eight, years he was boys' work secretary.1, s- another part of the program, the recently elected officers of the boa.'d of directors will be installed. The din- ner is to be served at the Y. M. C. A. club by the members of the Mission- ary Alliance. oodland. and it -s in the cast are the follpw- rent in maritime circles up and down i Secretary L. R. Bigelow, under the Pacific coast, to the effect that the supervision the various groups notorious rum runner, Federalship, woricjngj addressed the meeting included m me cast cue had engaged in a battle with a coast He took occasion to thank, ing residents of Esparto and vicinity: guard cutter at some point off Call-1 the u0tarians for sponsoring "Boys' Mrs. Jennie Bolton, Miss Nita Blake-, foinia were discounted by the coast iasfc spring and extended an I _____ 1J iiKrim-rt IVt ICC H SV- 1 t> i ca ful counted. In the South the sole surprise to 3 p. m. was that in Hous- to, Texas, where about one third of the precincts gave Hoover an 1929 to 1753. It was in Houston that the Democrats nominated Governor I Smith. "i-l.V, ITJLiOiD J. The principal speaker will be Harry I Hopkins, Mi Kingman, Y. M. C. A. student secre- tary at the University California and noted athlete. way, Miss Dean Hubbard, Miss Har-. Mrs. J. Jensen, Hoover Votes for __________________ Her- berTHowMt, Mis. Margaret White, Mrs. Joe Sener, Mrs. H. II. Gable and Mrs. Carl Parents, Teachers Vote for Regional Council Big Vote In Yolo invitation to the Rotarians to a'ttend the annual Fathers and Sons banquet on November 16. During the business session of the Rotarians it was decid- ed that the club will hold its luncheons hereafter at Hotel Woodland. Self at Stanford j present Program (By Untied Press) UllItViA A J. I STANFORD j A program sponsored by the Parcnt- bcrt Hoover Tuesday cast his vote for j Teacher association was presented at himself as president in a polling place Madison hall Saturday evening by on Stanford University amid consid-1 Madison, Cottonwood and Gordon dis-; MARRIAGE DECLARATION Like elsewhere throughout the na- tion, Yolo county was casting a rec- ord vote. By 3 p. m. 60 per cent of the registered voters had cast their ballots, and it was freely predicted that the closing of the polls would see at least an 80 per cent vote re- corded. This would mean that more than Half of Yolo county's allotment of to the Sacramento Region Citi- zens' Council was ordered paid out of the advertising fund at the meeting of the board of supervisors Monday. The will be paid after is shown that other counties in th'j it erablc ceremony. Yolo Returns to Be Heard Over Four Radio Station s Notorious Gambler Gun Shot Victim No news service will be pro-. In addition, the "Democrat's" rc- i.lerl the "Democrat" office to- porters will wire local election bulle- lUttl i _ j.1. _ O__T___XT TirVtistH 1C ,lrict schools. The opening number, j region "come through" with ja piano solo by Kenneth Rhpingans. I quotas. ___ was followed by a short skit by pupils of Gordon school. Madison students presented a singing and dancing act and Cottonwood a playlet. Mrs. Thomas Tadlock accompanied on the piano. Cards and (lancing followed the program and refreshments were served. their WALKER-A L E X A N D E R In j 6200 voters_a record Woodland, Nov. 5, James Augustus Walker, 26, Madison, and Vcrna May Alexander, Woodland. have expressed their preference in the heated race. "Most noteworthy in the local elec- tion was the number of women voters WEATHER going to the polls. At 3 p. m. it was For the lower Sacramento Valley: i estimated that 36 per cent of the votes Fair and cooler tonight, probably with frost; Wednesday generally fair. Aggies Win Stock Judging; Girl Takes Highest Honors night All 'resources will be saved tins to the San Jose News, which is and concentrated toward publishing a to broadcast over KQW. paper Wednesday that will give as nearly complete returns as it is pos- sible to get. Instead of giving service locally, (By United Press) NEW Rothstein, one of the most famous' of the nation's gamblers, died Tuesday at Poly Clinic hospital of wounds received late Sun- day. The colored bits of pasteboard by which Rothstein earned a fortune, apparently turned against him and cost his life, for police still held the theory that he was shot because of a gambling debt, 1 jaioUwciu rt I the in co-operation with the United Press and with fifteen California newspapers, will broadcast Yolo county election returns during the evening over four radio stations: KPO and KFRC, San Francisco, KGO, Oakland, and KQW, San Jose. "Democrat" news men will handle the local election reports for the Uni- ted Press, which is serving stations They will also fur- nish the Yolo county bulletins to the International News Service, which is serving KFRC. I Other State papers chosen to co- operate with the San Jose News for State returns are the Marysville Ap- peal-Democrat, Willows Journal, Red Bluff News, Chico Record, Watson- ville Register, Salinas Index-Journal, Gilroy Dispatch, Oroville Mercury- Register, Redding Searchlight, Moun- tain View Bee, Santa Cruz News and Hollister Free Lance. The arrangement concluded by the "Democrat" with the two major radio stations of San Francisco and with KGO, Oakland, and KQW, San Jose, will enable Yolo county people to sit at home by the fireside and learn the local results as well as the national Poincare Cabinet Quits After Meet (By United Press) cabinet of Premier Raymond Poincare, formed in July, 1926, resigned Monday and the col- lective resignation was accepted by President Gaslon Domergue. The resignation of the entire cabinet came after four radical-social ministers had presented their resignations earlier to Premier Poincnro, Judging teams from the University of California Agricultural college Davis carried off honors in several events at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition now being held at according to word receiv- ed Tuesday. The Dairy Products team won first prizes in milk, cheese and ice cream. Laurence A. Manley won first prize in D. A. Cordray first in cheese and Robert Jameson high sweepstakes. Miss Alycc V. Williams took first place from all contestants in Animal Husbandry judging. Her team took third plnre. In the products contests, Cordray and W. S. Foraker placed second and third, respectively. Thc produce team was given a ribbon for fourth place in butter. Details of the contests were not sent to Davis. The team expects to return Thursday. College teams fro.m several of the principal cities in the northwest arc participating. Events will be concluded Wednes- day. Results of the livestock judging will probably be announced Wednes- day. Several Yolo county stock rais- ers have entered animals in (he events. checked had been caSt by women. Issues Bring Votes The desire to vote was unprecedent- ed. Sharp issues and two great party leaders brought out the vote as never, before. Many were waiting at the polls when they opened at 6 o'clock this morning and as many as 20 had voted in some of the Yolo precincts- during the first hour. The heavy vote and long ballots will make tallying a long process. Legal procedure will prevent the count's beginning before about p. m. and it will be another hour before the officials are in the swing of tallying and can speed up the count. Expect Returns Late Final returns. from some of tho larger precincts are not expected to be turned in to, the office of Harry Saundcrs until iate tomorrow morning. There was little evidence of (Continued on Ste)   

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