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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 18, 1933, Woodland, California This Newspaper Enters Almost Every Home in Woodland's Trading Area. An Independent Progressive, Wholesome Home ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFOKNIA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1933, ESTABLISHED 1887 CHARGES TO BE FILED AS MAN MISSING WITH FUNDS Convinced that Simioni Filomeno, Filipino labor contractor, was not slain and robbed of ,the payroll he was transporting from Knights Land- ing to the A. J. Darneille ranch to pay off 22 Filipinos for three months' work, but set the "murder scene" and absconded with the money, j the workers were preparing today to file charges against Filomeno. Because of the fact that Filomeno i contracted for the labor and was not j Skunks Found at Bottom of Well, Slain by Rancher The best place to find a skunk is at the bottom of a well. So thinks Jim Hambleton of Guinda, who found not one but five in an abandoned well last week. Mr. Hambleton was look- ing for his stock when he heard a peculiar noise from the well and went over to investigate. He found the five skunks in the bottom. Apparently they had fallen in several days before. Mr. Hambleton hurried home and got his gun and shot the quintet. Several years ago sheep were trapped in the same fashion in the well. LIGHT VOTE FORECAST ON STATE WATER PLAN Bride of Few Hours Finds Predictions were being made today that less than fifty per cent of Cali- fornia's registered voting strength I ffir] and Delgardo were man.iod 350 SCHOOL PUPILS TO FilesjSuitpRESENTj Bride of only a few hours, Carmen ft A 1111 j Martinez, 17, local Mexican girl, Mon-! II I. K ll Iwl day was starting proceedings to se- i Jt V3 JL j cure an annulment of her marriage j I to Jose Delgardo, 23, also of Wood- j j land, with the possibility that a big-i Three hundred and fifty Woodland; Woodland Angler Wins First Prize In Bass Derby him. charge might be filed against grammar school children will take] in the Christmas will itself at the polls Tues-1 shortly" before noon'on" December "l2! at the Woodland highj school auditorium Wednesday even-j A few hours later, the bride discov- i at o'clock The Christmas j ered that Delgardo has a wife and I cantata> lhe Shepherds Christmas! In Banks May day, when voters are to determine by Justice of the Peace J. the fate of the Central Valley Water Project. It will be an election without candidates. R. Na'kamura of Woodland to- day is proudly displaying an imposing array of prizes won by him Sunday afternoon when he captured first place in the finals of the bass derby at Rio Vista against a field of D9 other fin- alists. The prizes awarded to the first place winner include a out- board motor, a gold watch, a fishing rod and in cash. Nakamura won first place with PASSENGERS ESCAPEIN THREE YOLO ACCIDENTS several children living in Mexico. j She told Deputy District Attorney; embodies the Christmas cus-j toms and traditional carols of merely a foreman, charges of embez- j O 1 zlement cannot be placed against him, i O t O C K. ll 01 Cl C and he can be charged only with fail- j ing to pay his help, which is a county jail offense. First investigation Saturday after- i noon by sheriff's officers resulted abandonment of the murder theory j and the conclusion that Filomeno had j left with the money. j Several factors were given as sup-1 of this theorv A search of St.ockholciers m closed banks mfv i are for the scheme 'and those who are .......----------------v. OHC LUiU 1CL V m, I The light vote is foreseen because j Percy Napton that when she learned European countries, lhe public is m-, of the large numbers of people who j ithis fact, Delgardo disappeared and v'tej b j j j j ..left a note admitting that he has an- int PI "gram is bdiu LU uu a. are confused by the issues involved j other wife and asking her to "excuse one aml the children have been work- j in the water scheme and also by the Jit." j ing for sometime to make it an en-i fact that Southern Californians are! Mrs. Delgardo Monday was reluct-; joyable one. ant to file a dharge of bigamy against! Thc cantata will be preceded by a De'rardo, asserting that all she wants i progrm of carols and a tableaux. A j taking no interest in the election. j Outcome in Doubt i Because of the light vote, it is dif- j ficult to guess what the fate of the water project will 'be. Those who Yhe A. J. has to it will take the ranch, where he had been employed, j been met by the deposits, it has been trouble to vote, while those who have revealed that his bag and trunk had 1-uled by the First Appellate court in i not been sufficiently interested in the j been emptied of their contents project to study Jt are almost tarn to stay away from the polls. The is an annulment of her marriage. FILIPINO MUST HANG FOR MURDER is important to stock- that suits of clothing he was known holders of the closed Bank of Yolo processional of children from the first i three grades will open the program j singing "0 a Sicilian j Lully a 15th Christmas .story. A special singing carols, with accompany the! tableaux. The .songs will include i "Shepherds, .Shake off Your Drowsy! "Angels we Have Heard on "The First "As Yolcans escaped sei'ious injury in (three week-end automobile accidents, I two of which were on the river road i and the other near Marysville. Most seriously injured was Margery Meeder, ten-year-old daughter of Mr. a fish weighing eight pounds anu Mrs. Eijon Meeder, who received 4k. jscalp ndg Sunday afternoon. The car in which she was riding with her (parents sideswiped a truck as-they were driving along the river road. Mrs. Meeder received a wrist injury, but other than being shaken and bruised there were no other injuries. Car Leaves Road The other river road accident oc- curred early Sunday when the car i driven by Arthur Machen of Woodland i skidded on the levee and slid back- wards down the embankment. The car would probably have gone into the Sacramento river if it had not been stopped by a tree. Machen was not hurt, but his car was damaged. Tow I cars experienced considerable difficul- three ounces. The fact that the river was swollen and muddy made fishing poor, and only seven fish were caught during the three hours the contest was in progress. The preceding Sunday, more than striped bass were taken, the biggest one weighing 30 pounds. New Justice For Winters to possess were missing.. It was also j and the Bank of Esparto, since none! preponderance in numbers of the learned that he had drawn more than them have been able to secure divi- latter class may mean that ?100 balance on his personal checking cvf those j ject will not meet the he stoek' (By Valley News Alliance) by hanging! Lately We Watched, _ The Message; h San Ouentin orison was decreed i of Xmas Morn, Province of. Geor Bar Morniav morning i way. j Hits Pole The third adent was early Sun- account from the Knights Landing branch of the Bank of America, Fri- day. Cashed .Checks A copy of the decision was received -Monday by Arthur 0. Huston, and j Diethlem I ties I south of the Tehachapi anticipated. Interest Here Heavier Sacramento and San Joaquir are expected to register more ihn' me into a telephone post Sutter C0unty, as the two m against Edward Rainey, state super- T I'ilomeno secured two checks Satur- intcndent of Banks, brought in the votes than a11 other sectlons of thc clay morning from Mrs. Darneille, and Contra Costa superior court. experience on the bench, hud j denied a defense motion for a new- trial and attorneys for Sison imme-i German Carol. Enplish Carol; "Sleep, One "Dutch Carol 1G97; i-r if i young men and two companions were mod ri'tv returning from a (lance- The citv ci uncil car was baclly damaged, but its occu- being com- j "ants wcrc "ot ,hu.rt. bik-nt j state combined, not excluding the diately took an appeal from the judg- left at once for Knights Landing to j Under the ruling, stockholders hav- southern counties. The benefits orjment. cas'h them tellintr thc time kroner to he fol'ced to make j ill effects of the water development! The result is expected to delay the T, cash them, telling k. ope. to, _ A......_ of judgment at, Katie Constable, Darrell 1 ehn: i least nine months. bowash, Dorothy J'arker, ilele deposits I total up the men's wages so that they may dividends on what. could be paid off when he returned. ever deposits remain on a parity wnt'h About two o'clock Saturday after- .1 ether depositors. In the past, it has and Balloting will Appointment of a new justice of thc j i peace was nocessarv because of the! Those taking part m the program rt.sij.nation Al.cj, Wolfskill, who j are Raymond Rupport.. a wilh thli slalc Dick McQuaid, Belly Rae of y !'n i The board also approved the pur-i JJClCn 1.11- rtf fi u' t lln LIONS TO HOLD CHRISTMAS PARTY Joaqum residents.] Defense attorneys said the court raeder, Phyllis Marconi, Luna Mae j lhe in the Civil! be statewide, as a had erred in admitting as evidence j French, Dorothy Anne Sandrock, Works Administration projects here, i noon members of the crew came uponibeen that stockholders could re-j result of Governor Rolph having i pictures of the stabbed nude body of! Vernon Johnson, Jane Mead. Frankic ._.....u-... u_- iceive no dividends unless a 100 per T tn dead ff'V1-. Those pictures tended I Din, Martha Lambert, Philip Sowash. T---I u L, i, iceive no dividends unless a 100 per o ploriinn f-n rWirlf> Filomeno s car where il had been run L__4. ___ fj. special election to aeciue tnc off the road. A bullet hole was found j by the closed bank, in the window on the driver's side of j the car, and Filomeno's blood stained hat was found on the seat. There wcrc a fewr drops of blood on the seat. Hoffman Summoned Constable Jack Hoffman was sum- moned, and 'he in turn called Undcr- sberiff Forrest Monroe, who took up the investigation. The bullet was dis- settlement Of claims was made highly controversial issue. MAN FIGHTS FOR WAGES, JAILED Orr Mondav i William urr Monday morning covered in the car where it hc i sion in Contra Costa countv and the in tnc cai u n-u IUU.ULU i ]3y George R. Davis lor cut- The polls will open at 6 a. m. and j close at 7 p. m. A majority vote will! decide. i'lan Long Advocated i Tlie controversy over the Central' (Valley Project, a comprehensive; i scheme to conserve the flood waters of the Sacramento Valley for us in' i the arid regions of the San Joaquin i I Valley ancl to prevent saline incur-; to excite and inflame the jury, thc de- j Betty Anne Childers, Leon Jones, j ifense contended. OTTE OFFICIALS SEEK BANDITS i Mary Lu Webber, William Helen Jean Sachs, Jimmy Armstrong, Mary Lu Frank, Claire 'lloccker, El- I
be given Mon a Wllh AU.Nail.., Kingsbridge! rector of athletics at thc College of LECTURE and of the Rhode Island Red variety. Alonzo Stagg to Speak At Orland Banquet The second lecture in the scries on ,day evening, by R. second place and J. J. Jensen 1 high .school teacher, 'with "France j of founh. Domocralic club. j Today" as the lopic. The session will j be held at lhe Woodland Grammar! I school auditorium, instead of at thcj high school, where the first one was' i.j-1 Ij.' m niv, -i, 11 K) v truck was driving on to the road at. Tonig'ht's opening performance of New York critics hailed "The Sap" I hcM last week, ll will begin at the time of the collision Both a at Bill's as a joyoug wRh thousand j o'clock. mobiles were badly damaged. j tl'is evening "and tomorrow I Senator Gordon was removed to the benefit of the Woodland j his home. At first it was feared WI" brlnS to Woodland IDEAD MAN FOUND and nary a and those' revel in good, clean mirth may j' 011C of "the greatest: he assured that they will en joy them-1 he had been seriously injured but an .laugh-producing comedies the legiti- tonight and tomorrow night. examination revealed the injuries Klage has ever seen. The ecu-; The title role is one William Small j I K C IT T T C D DACTXi consisted mostly of severe bruises chai-acter of "The Sap" will be.'living wife's rela-! I ll J M 1 1 Li IV ijAMlV his side where he was thrown airainstiP y. G' who lives in a small Illinois city. William W fcWEUWlj i IT 11 i e o'clock and will bo preceded by after a few days' mysterious absence a selected musical program, by Mrs. A i. I) y followmg a temperamentnl outburst .orchestra, which will during a recent rehearsal of tho comvj play between acts of the. three-net comedy, The body of an unidentified laborer about years of age- was found yesterday near his horse and wagon in the Slitter Basin near Knights Landing. Thc body was found by two Woodland men on a hunting expedition. They notified authorities and the body (was taken to a funeral home in Yuna City. Authorities said no marks of identification or papers found on Ilio. limly. V. S. Lawhead, local auditor of the tho premises. In other words, they j character here for two-score sales lax division of the Stale Hoard are limited to alcoholic Content i was found dead in his cabin yes- ot' announced today.: beer exclusively. lerday. Woodson in his had the The application is made necessary by' Bonat'ide eating places may sell 3.2 reputation of beinff one of the best a recent change in rulings by Iho j beer freely without meals, and can j harvester men in the valley, and state board. serve higher alcoholic content beer or This application must, bo made at. winej with meals. They also have once, otherwise, applications made lhe privilege of selling boor or wine I for the HKM permits will not, be is-, of all alcoholic content in packages sued to establishments who have j for consumption off thc premises. been operating during December, un-1 All operators in this lino must I less tho December fee has been paid, comply with this ruling at once, as j Establishments selling boor for investigation and enforcement ia now I consumption on (ho promises, rmd hcing cnvricd on. worked on many ranches in and Glenn'counties. body sent to Pctaluma f or jttrtol. SENATOR IMS Senator Dan IT,
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