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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - August 21, 1930, Woodland, California                               r -fit Reason for Growth Those who know the "Democrat" best xecognize its value the most. This accounts for this newspaper's steady growth in circulation. emocrat Best It strikes us that 'the arc opportunists. They don't ahead. Or maybe some riewipcpw al- ready has signed Mr. Hoover up to write a daily piece beginning March I, F. P. A. in New York World. ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1930. ESTABLISHED 1877 BUDGET ITEMS n. CHAIRMAN S WIFE: BATTLE OPENS OIL LANDS PERMITS GRANTED BY BOARD FOR TEACHERS Letter in German Asks Sheriff for Aid in Search Sheriff J. .Monroe and Bob Wocds were just about stumped Thursday morning when they re- ceived a letter from Germany, in German. After a search, an interpreter was lo- cated. The letter was from Ernest Pollmann who is seeking informa- tion concerning his brother, John Po'lmann, who is to have died in Yolo county in UMo. The letter asks that any information concerning Pollmann's death be forwarded to his brother at Mun- ster. Germany. The sherilf's office has re- (jiiested anj body knowing of John Pollniann to communicate with the office here. BUILD INGS L L ALLY AT ROBBINS BR 0 T H E R S CLAIM FRAUD BY GRIEVES BY FLAMES Two buildings near the depot Robbins were destroyed by fire early Wednesday evening. Although tht flames threatened the depot for a Willows hotel men haven't been educated to life in a college town. Two Woodland boys, a Grass Val-j ley boy and a Sacramento boy found I that out Wednesday night. The boys, at. three of them Sacramento Junior col- lege students and one a star athlete When J. D. Grieve of Davis started suit at Colusa Tuesday to quiet title the College of Pacific, attempted! to 3400 acres of land in the Arbuckle borrow" a hotel sign as a decora- i district owned by Pat and John Mul- fnr t-hPir room. i 'ally, for the purpose of giving op- tions for oil and gas development, crews brought the fire under control tauran7men come to' take J he started a controversy which prom- TS T nart of the urofit and loss' ises to result in a legal battle, for. as a pan 01 me JJIOJIL auu made a name for of business. But not so in "fter tiled suit. Mul- The quartet was arrested on Biothers filed suit through At- timc. quick work by volunteer fne. In towns, hotel keepers, res- Oil Leases in' River Gardens Area Signed before it spread. The buildings were- part of the Sut- ler Casin company's plant at Robbins and were occupied by Japanese laboi- charffe of malicious michief and spent ers. One building was used as a kit- the nig.M jn jail clien and it is believed that the fire t-tarted from the stove in that build- ing and spread to the other strue- 1 Cll 1 i I I I. Vi I 1J i fc. t, nrt 1 1 1 1 r, i crat Thursdav that the gasoline rev- torney D. McComish, asking that Giieve's deed be set aside on ground Thursday morning they were j of fraud and misrepresentation. Nine bi ought into court. Kent Shuman of' ot-hers al'e named in the complaint as Woodland, College of Pacific football! defendants, but their names are not to lhe registrations pared" to effect a further lowering of ture which was used as sleeping and baskctball star, pleaded guilty listed. cluartcrs- and was fined Hearst Sawyer of None of the occupants was in the. Woodland- Paul Myer of Sacramento, kitchen when the fire- started. A ma- Lnd pierson Tuttle of Grass Valley jority of the men saved their cloth-. being hcld by officcrs lato- i ing from the other building before it. Thurs.day afternoon. in ignited. Approximately acres of land, LOSS has besn estimated at approx-: gon oj; Superior Jucig.e Tuttle i eclamation district 108. located in! innately and was fully covered CC1, (.ounty_ Colusa and Yolo counties, are reported' Dv insurance to been signed for oil develop-1 ment in the last six weeks by T. _, _ _ Seave, of Berkeley, representative of, RElfUIV 1 E A. 0 H 1 J where hotel keepers joke's a joke. i Cite Grievances Gi ievances of the Mullallys, as set forth in the complaint, are that on February 14, 1928, J. D. Grieve ob- tained a judgment from Pat and John Tuttle told officers that he is the Mullally for On May 192S, And a quartet of college boys have decided that the best place to pun college pranks is in a college town know when a a big oil concern. Report-, leceivecl here said that drilling was scheduled lo start within three months on the land of Dr. R. L. Dow, located in the River Garden farms section. The Harrington Land company of Colusa has leased acres to Scaver, the officials say. They do not know the name of the concern in the project. REPORTERS WIN AIMEE APPEARANCE YubaKidsMustLike County Superintendent; (By United Press) J r LOS rejuvenated j of jjet-i Aimce Scmplc McPhcrson made penv.pd ahout it_ lMrs_ j interested official aPllcarance before reportersj Wcbcr, Mcadc county superintendent; Thursday. Of Thursday said she is rather j The meeting was for the purpose j pleasod 'school children ofj was issued on the and pursuant to the execution and levy, the lands of the Mullallys were, on the 27th day of April, 1929, sokl by the shenft of Colusa county to R. Butzbaeh, principal of the Woodland High school, has been elect- ed pie.-'ident of the Yolo county board, of education. Election was held at a meeting of the board this week when re-organization of the body was ef- fectcd. Mrs. El-ie is the retiring head of the boaul. Butzbach'.- election was by a unanimous vote of the board. Dates for the opening of three more- grammar schools in the county weie announced Thursday Rowena Nor- ton, superintendent of schools. The Cacheville and Willow Slough schools open September 1 the Riv- erbank school uiil open September 10 As annnumed in the county high schools not open, until the second week in September' in order to allow students employed in orchard? to complete the season. This, however, doe-- not apply to thj Woodland High school which will hold icgi-tiation Septeniber 1. A large number of teaching certifi- were granted tne board at session. The- certificate- IT anted and the whore the teacher.-; will sei'e are as jollow: Goivral secondary ci-itificati's: Ed ward Hern Fan, Woodland lliyh; Thclma Aileen Lee. High; Margaict Hoag Cook, Woodland High; Edna R.ie O'Brien, Woodland High; Adah Margaret Allen. Winteis High. Spo< ial secondary certificates: Al- bert Elias Tandy, cadet teacher in agriculture, Woodland High. General ulementaiy Mildred Ruppeit, Woodland; Leoma Singinaster. Esparto; Alice West Sacramento; Don-. Ileberlie, Ethel Wolgamott. Special elemental y music: Lily' Greenhalgh, Vv'ashinglon. Kindergarten primary cl.ihh I and anci ylr_ Tolson's father being, McPherson, conducted the visitors to' II: Bethel Fry, Woodland. j jn a critical condition at Santa Cruz, i Mrs. McPherson's bedside, first hav-j Renewals: Josephine Ochoa, general rjrucc ;s his parent, G. W. Tol- ing advised them that no oral qucs-', science, Davis High; William R. tjons be asked and there would i special secondary physical XVonJ Thursday was be no face lifting questions. i The city council, sitting as a boaidjty Oil company's holdings on "Niggoi William R. Pugh, sjiecial secondary Tolson Sr. is gradually becoming! Seen in a good light for the first j Of equalization, will complete its work' Heaven Dome." A Inmkhouse has1 physical education; Katherinc Hc is 71 years of age and I time since'she became ill, and since j Saturday, according to Hiram Heiv- been erected on the ground and the men will live close to their work. A CHAIRMAN'S WIFE; BATTLE OVER ROADS WAXES WARM In executive session, following the public hearing Wednes- day on the budget for 1930-31, the Yolo Supervisors were busy- Thursday completing their own study of the estimate of expendi- tures for the next fiscal year and checking over the costs of county government for 1929-30. Before the meeting with the taxpayers closed late Wednes- day, F. B. Edson, acting chairman during the absence of W. 0. Russell, promised protesting taxpayers that the board would have another public hearing after the supervisors had decided on what contemplated expenditures might be omitted or reduced and be- fore the new rate is levied. Edson stated that he and other members of the board are "staying awake nights trying to figure out how to meet the re- quests of the taxpayers" and he advised the taxpayers themselves get copies of the budget and study _ j. the various items of expenditures and Yolo County Alone in Plan Of Using Gas Tax Proceeds Dmvell Pierce, the Davis man who himself as. a state tax expert, advised the "Demo- enuc lor the counties is not based on the amount of gasoline sold in the different counties or districts. The sum alloted to each county is propor- receipts. These copies may be obtain- ed at the office of Auditor Fred Porter. Chairman Russell, whose unexpect- ed absence Wednesday created consid- erable mirthful comment, fun and criticism among the taxpayers, was at his desk today. Tax Developments Out of the meeting Wednesday came several interesting developments concerning the county's business ad- ministration, including: estimate by Ed Brendel, sta- tistician in the office of Auditor Fred Porter, that between 20 and 23 cents can be lopped off the tax rate, even though the budget were left as it stands, and admission by Brendel that "it is more than likely that there are some other items that can be 1 the rate. At least SI and probably more is to be pared from the supervisorial program calling for an expenditure of for bridges. Abatement by Supervisor Edson that Supervisor Russell was paid a month for being secretary of the Weimar Hospital board until a grand jury called a halt and that since that time, another member of his famib has been the secretary in (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Pajre Eight) GLENN COUNTY TAX RATE DROPS Death Follows Trail of of announcing her policy in the Angc-, Yuba county arc tearing down i lus Temple feud. The interview at! hoi campaign posters. C 'which Ml'H-McPhcrson no word-, An investigation disclosed that; terminated when she apparently j schoo] taken them down] .fainted and after it was made known and pastiCCj tncrn in their scrap books.: (I5y Valley Newt, Alliance) county board of supervisors late Wednesday approved the tentative budget and was to set the tax rate Thursday which will probably be S2.12, two cents lower than last year. Sad are the hearts of Mr. and Mrs 'she would answer no questions abo.it Bruce Tolson, the lattcr's father, Hen-, facial operations, iv L. Fisher, dying here Wednesday I May Waldron, assistant to Mrs. Investigation also revealed Mrs. Meade is unopposed for re-election. Work Progresses on of motor he explained. Tierce's --tatement to bolster the charge made to the Yolo super- isors late Wednesday that the Wood- land load district is not getting a fair deal from the board's methods of having the supervisorial districts share equally in the gasoline and motor vehicle tax moneys, which I amounted to last year. Hiram Hennigan, member of the Woodland city council, made the charge and was answered by Supei- visor Tony Marty, who claimed that figuring on total gasoline sales his] district would be entitled to more of, i the state funds than Woodland or other supervisorial district, J Hennigan held that the State, money is proportioned according toi S. A. Cooper, whose shoe depart- automobile and motor vehicle regis-.ment was badly damaged in The trations, and as Woodland has more Vogue store fire last August 9, Thurs- cars and other motor vehicles regis- i day sold his entire stock of shoes to tercd, this city should get more of' the Weinstock-Lubin firm of Sacra- the state revenue than the other four supervisorial districts. Open to Argument Pierce, the State official, said Thursday that the subject is "contro- COOPER SELLS SHOE STOCK mento. Trucks were hauling the mer- chandise to Sacramento soon after the deal was closed. The buyers intend to sell the stock at a fire sale. It is Cooper's plan to reopen his shoe department in the new Vogue City Council Nears j Equalization Work End j on i. 117' I] "There are arguments betty Company Well hicics, hc explained Citizens of the incorporated both with a completely new stock. Three shifts of seven men are be- ing worked clay and night on the Got-, FiU, geneial elementary; Mary brother-in-law of Mrs. Virginia the beauty operation, Mrs. McPherson acting mayor. There have been ston Scarlett, general elementary; vvhitehead, Mrs. Bart Worlcy and T.'seemed fully ten years younger than' rcw persons visit the board, according Hernice Gatlm Hamilton, general cle-. D_ Cummins of Woodland and Mrs. I when last seen. She was pale, but her: to Henigan, and adjustments mentary, Jennie Mabel Reasoner, gen-, Fred McCullough of Dunnigan. cral elementary; Charlotte Krebsj Shaffer, general elementary. j HISTORIC TOWN THREATENED (By Valley News Alliance) skin was smoother. been made to satisfaction of tax pay- cities of Woodland, Winters and Knights Landing do not pay a di- rect road tax, while the taxpayers in outljing districts arc charged with this particular fax. "The State has had considerable WINS REAPPOINTMENT (By Valley News Alliance) G. E. Middlehoss of Orovillo has been rcappointed sec- retary of the state board of veterinar- ian examiners by Governor Young. It will be his third term. over i Boy Injured While Lon Chancy can go ahead phantom of operas and anything hc j wants to so far as George Marlin, is concerned. George tried to emu-1 late the movie star Thursday. j He climbed to the top of the Wood- j land opera house. Three playmates: taking roles of prusuers opened fire with boulders. There was a scamper an outcry. They got the phantom. FACES CHECK CHARGE (By Valley News Alliance) OROVILLE Cherokee, to have cle- j mining town, was endangered Wed- j fraudcd by issuing checks, Mark Stinv WlOVlCS'nesday night by a grass and brush i son, alias Sullivan, was arrested Wed- fire that has burned several hundred! nesday after hc had returned from being i acres. j Marysvillc. ers. pipe line from Cache cirok to the top argumcnt with municipalities of the dome has been completed, fur-, lhis said we havo nishing a water supply. Steam power j is created to operate the machinery. (Continued on Page Eight) Man Returned From j Nevada for Checks! Press Time Bulletins Florida Poultry Man Buys Ranch in Esparto District (ny FOUR HELD ON BURGLARY CHARGE of Police Lai MARYSVILLE, Aug. and Pauline Rodpeis, sis- Fortune returned from YeringtonJ ters, of San Francisco, Eddie Brooks, Marysville prize fighter, ant! Nevada with Captain Robert LeBar-j R'llph Chase, alleged to have robbed a Yuba county home, weroj !on, wanted here on a check charge.) held to answer to superior court Thursday on burglary charges.! La Foruntc said a warrant charging! Bail for the women was fixed at each and for the men atl i disturbing the peace was served in, ?2000 each. an attempt to hold LeBaron in Ne- The far famed Purple Circle has; Ileevs has already taken possession.! attracted another settler who comes'He plans to send to New York City; j to Yolo county from St. Petersburg, at once for his son and daughter-in- vacla. On top of the roof lay George. Kej Florida, after making an excursion to law. They will come here and assist had slipped and sprained his ankle. all parts of California. 1 Reevs in managing the farm. The stones had gone wild, but George lie is J. G. Rcevs, who has purchas-] Several months ago Reevs came to had htunibk'd while making his get-led an 18-acrc improved tract near California and stayed in Los Angelos. away. It was necessary for the lad to be treated at the Woodland Clinic. The Hcrschey opera house has becii closed since one of the theatergoers, slipped in a doorway, sustaining a broken leg. A damage suit resulted. Three Filipinos Hurt in Crash (By Valley News Alliance) MARYSVILLK Dipjiso Florcv, INCOME TAX RATE MAY BE BOOSTED i WASHINGTON, Aug. officials do not expect'; the one per cent tax cut on normal individual and corporate taxes! effective this year, to be maintained next year. Maintenance of, the one per cent reduction was not considered impossible but wasj i described as unlikely. It was pointed out that the effect of cle-i 1 pressed conditions on revenue would not be known until That is assured you if _ i March when income tax payments will be due. TheBest Esparto. The newcomer plans to Then he decided to see all of Call- Thomas Varcla and Algeo Curiiaming, tablish a small dairy and engage in fornia before settling. He stopped in j Filipinos employed on the Kistcr the poultry business. He has had long ranch near Orovillc, were seriously injured when their roadster left ti.c highway and crashed into a ditcli near son Scarlett from J. P. Kecne, a roin-i but later came back, declaring he was' ing engineer residing at Nevada City., well satisfied with this county. experience in the culture of poultry. The land was purchased through VVil- the territory over. Then he drove on, PROSECUTOR ESCAPES GUN FIRE LEXINGTON, Aug. Prosecutor Harry Miller nar- rowly escaped death at the hands of would-be assassins as he was fired upon from an automobile at an intersection of streets in the here Wednesday night. Two other., I city. Miller said he had received threatening letters. He returned suffered minor injuries, j the gun fire. with the firm listed in the BUY GUIDE. Icy rcfriferitioi protects these MEATS f ond they are prepared, ond they are pat into   

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