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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - March 23, 1934, Woodland, California                             This Newspaper Enters Almost Every Home in Woodland's Trading Area. An Independent, Progressive, j in Wholesome Home Newspaper ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1934. ESTABLISHED 1387 SPECIAL DEPUTIES AUTHORIZED 0-fO Auto Show Opens Here Tonight at Legion Hall AY EXTRA FEATURE Fliers Club Field Barred to Airmen As Work Proceeds Woodland tonight will open a gay; two-day festival that will include the: first real automobile show ever staged here and the second monthly Home: Progress Day. At 7 o'clock tonight, the doors at Legion hall will open to start the Auto Show on its colorful way._ and Saturday morning merchants will be cxribiting high class merchandise at remarkably low prices as a stimulus to the "Buy in Woodland" movement, j The Auto Show will also be in pro-! gress Saturday afternoon and even- ing. Streets Decorated Woodland's main street has been decorated with streamers and the colored electric lights across the; street will be turned on both Friday and Saturday evenings to add to the gaiety of the occasion. A majority of the automobile deal-. ers in Woodland are participating in the Auto Show, and the latest models in automobiles and commercial trucks will be on display. Truck Display A last minute change in the loca- tion ol the display of commercial trucks and pickups has been made. The Elks lodge Thursday agreed to allow National Guardsmen to use the lot adjoining the Elks club for drill purposes, and R. C. Alderman, sec- retary of the chamber of commerce, secured permission from Captain Ford Shaffer of Company B to use j the lot for display of trucks. A lighting engineer wa.s summoned and planned the lighting, poles from the old miniature golf course at Lin- coln and First streets were secured and special light reflectors were rushed here from San Francisco, ar- riving at noon Frkiay. City Street Superintendent George Hazeman, supervised scraping and rolling of the lot, and it was placed in perfect con- dition and equipped for lighting late Friday afternoon. Entertainment Features As an added attraction for the Auto Show, a varied line of enter- tainment has been provided. Lo.-al talent will include the Schrader Sis-.' ters and Bill Baird in vocal numbers, The air field at the Yolo Fliers' Club is no place these days for an aviator who intends to live. With work of placing the air field into first class condition so thai it can be awarded a Class A rating by the United States gov- ernment nearly 70 per cent com- piete, the field is new in such con- dition that it cannot possibly be used for landings. In compliance with orders from arecnautical division of the CWA, John 0. Miller, Yolo county CWA director, has ordered red flags placed along the two long runways and notice has been sent to all pilots in this section that the field is not usable. There is now about six inches of loose gravel piled along the Tunways, which must yet be rolled oiled before the field will be usable. W. GR I GSBY AUens Wanted By Sotano to Face Felony Charge Trial Colusa authorities were notified to- day by Sheriff Jack Thornton of So- lano county that he will press charges against Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Allen, former Davis residents, who were ar- resi-! '-'ested in Bakersfield Wednesday on two felony charges, if the couple are not prosecuted in Colusa county, years, died early Friday morning at; where they are held in the county jail his home in Mrdison following an ill-j on petty theft and felony warrants. Prepare Fight returned SUGAR BILL AGREEMENT UNLIKELY, SAYS HEADS Sacramento Drum, Bugle Corps to Be Guests Here William Mervin Grigsby, fi-1. dent of Yolo county for the past 30 For Ai a meeting held Thursday even- ing at the home of Bradley Weaver, it was decided to hold the annual service club forum dinner-meeting at Hotel Woodland Thursday evening, May I ness of almost a year. I Mr. Grigsby was born in the Napa i Valley, November 11, 1869, and lived ;there most of his early life, coming ito Yolo county 30 years ago. He had iniade his home in this county since i that time. He was the son of the late P. D. and Louisa Grigsby, pioneer residents of the Napa valley. i His widow, t'he former Miss May [Coleman of Napa, survives as do the children: Mrs. Lillian Hayes, Ralph, Earl and Clifton Grigsby of Madison. and Tilman (Jrigsby iof Pescadero. and Mrs. Hilda Ely of JSan Francisco. There arc six grand- i sons surviving and the following i brothers and sisters: Jesse Grigsby iof Dixon, Dana Grigsby of Woodland, i Nelson Grigsby of Kelseviylle, Mrs. Delia Walters of Fair-field, Mrs. Sarah jHepworth (if Hend, Oregon, Mrs. Nel- i lie James of Sacramento and Mrs. are also wanted have a record in Apparently the complications in t'he sugar control controversy in Washing- ton have become so numerous that a definite settlement satisfactory to all interests is unlikely. Senator Harrison of the Senate! Finance Committee and Chairman] Jones of the House agriculture! com-i mittee admitted last night that no agreement has been reached on the j controversial provisions of the con-j A'ol measure. j It was indicated if agreement isj reached on a ton'quota forj domestic producers, the Secretary of! Agriculture may be given discretion-j ary powers to fix production quotas: for producing areas outside contin-' cental United States. The domestic quota discussed to- lay is tons above t'he JOO ton figure recommended by the administration and is above the aver- age of the last three years' produc- tion although it is still under lastj year's record-breaking crop. The', arrival in San Francisco Fri-j day of John Waterhouse, president of; the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Asso-l ciation and a statement given out by) him further complicated the situation.j once Waterhouse, in an interview yes-j i terday afternoon said: Roy Ish of Winters was elected Mary Allison of Modesto. president of the Forum. Tom Pugh! Funeral services are to be held Sun- of Woodland was re-elected secretary. I at 2 at- lhe hd Berry of the oodland Rotary i Club was "designated to secure the 'graveside in Mont .cello cemetery, speaker. Mr. Berry is angling for Al. i where he will lie buried in the family Hoth of Stanford University, past president of Rotarians Intel-national. Hacli service club in the county will present a stunt for the program. plot. Friends may call at the McNary Funeral Home in Woodland where the body will remain until noon, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Allen were to Colusa late Thursday afternoon by Sheriff George Houx of Colusa and I are now quartered in the grand jury room of the county courthouse. They have retained Alva King, Colusa at- torney, and are preparing to fight'the charges. The couple- in Glenn county and Yolo county, where they were charged with the same offense. Surprised at being arrested, Allen j "Although, according to the Secre- told officers that i': "only an act i tary, the Administration plans of God" that they were found. (legislation that will serve as a tonic Liquor Found to the languishing sugar industry in In the car, which has been repos- the United States, it appears that the sesed by the General Motors company, i proposed legislation will be more like was found a cargo of leaving a Lady Bountiful basket on which the Aliens said they were j the doorstep of the impoverished transporting from one bonded ware--Cuban family, and fails to give prom- house to another. Federal authorities i ise of really doing what it sets out to investigated, but found that the Al-j do, namely, benefit the domestic lens were within the law in carrying sugar producer." the liquor. Astonishing Fact Allen was released from San Quen- "An astonishing fact is t'he Secre- t.in prison in December after serving tary's failure to note that unlike con- a term on a fictitious check charge. Yolo Post No. 77, American Legion, next Monday evening will play host to Emmctt Peterson, commander of Fort Suiter Post No, 392. and members of the Drum and Bugle corps of that post. The Sacramento delegation will arrive here early Monday evening, and will be entertained at a ban- quet to be served in Legion Hall. Commander Peterson will be the guest of honor at the meeting to follow, and will be one of the .'principal speakers. Fred McGrew, commander of the Woodland post, announced that preparations are being made to provide a special entertainment program for the visitors, and that it is likely that a program will be given by both the Fort Sutler and Woodland drum and bugle corps. All Legionnaires are urged to attend the meeting. SUPERVISORS IN ACTION TO COM EMERGENCIES i four I M. Pike Assails Milk Control Board Sheriff J. W. Monroe will be em- i powered to appoint five additional I deputies at any time, should an emer- I gency require the step, as the result of an amendment to the salary ordin- jance for the sheriff's office adopted I lata Thursday by the board of super- visors in special session here. The ordinance was adopted by a to one vote, Chairman W. 0. Russell' and Supervisors Allen Merk- ley, Welland Naismith and Frank Ed- i son voting in favor of the plan and j Supervisor Don Huff casting the lone i negative vote. Added Protection Changing of the "ordinance to pro- vide for the special deputies, is a pre- caution to curtajl any demonstrations or in the 'hop producing areas during the orchard districts during picking I or ni the hop producing areas, during hop picking season. Other counties i throughout the state are taking simi- lar precautions to prevent any pos- sible outbreaks or riots and to handle j them efficiently if an emergency j arises. j The revised ordinance allows Sher- J iff Monroe to appoint five special [deputies at salaries of a month i each for the duration of any emer- As soon as an appointment their j of this nature is made, the sheriff pro- 1 is required to notify the county audit- Desperate over the plight of tariff! industry, 123 co-operative milk 'ducers gathered in Washington today! or and the board of supervsors n to demand the AAA restore its orig- writing, setting forth the nature of inal milk marketing agreements. i the emergency that has arisen. Delegates from thirty states, rep-i Board Must Approve resenting organizations in fortv-fourj A special meeting of the board of states 'heard lioy M. Pike of Califor- supervisors must be called to approve STOCK MARKET HAS DULL DAY HELD FOR TRIAL HERE Courtesy Dean and Company, Sacramento Offices. NEW stock market: i was slightly down Friday with tnul- ing; light and the change slight. Quo- Mrs. Dewey Conway, wife of an idifln herbalist in Chico, was fined arrested here on a charge of tations: Transamerica Caterpillar Pac. Lighting So. Calif. Edi. P. G. E...... Standard Oil Cal. Pack. Co. Open 20 3-1 18-1.', Close Var. IS'- to charges of -drunken driving. She paid half of the fine and was given until the frist of April to pay the balance. She was arrested in Chico last Sunday. A few weeks ago Mrs. Conway was fined S25 here when she pleaded guil- ty to a charge of reckless driving. while Les Morris' orchestra will fur-1 when she pleaded guilty in Chico nyh music "throughout the show. While many of the new 1934 auto-] mobiles bend at the knees, Auto Show visitors Friday night and Saturday will see the clever Fortune Sisters, bending and twisting at every joint.' These graceful 18 year old twins per- form the most difficult contortions with the utmost ease and they have been said to show more twists than pretzels. Here Previously Many Woodlanders saw the For- tune Sisters recently at the high school auditorium when they ap- peared here with the NBC show while en route to Seattle for the Auto Show in that city. Not only did the girls receive the heaviest applause at the local show but their manager, Lou Emmel, states that they also were the sensation of the Seattle show, Fan Dance Hit On the same program Mile. Helene, exponent of the popular fan dance, will appear in her interpretation of the dance made famous by Sally Rand. She will also present an Haw- aiian Hulu dance. There will be prizes awarded each evening, including an automobile radio to be given each night and a credit on the purchase of an elec- tric refrigerator. Tonight, there will be a brief open- ceremony, during which Elmer William McDonou.t earlier in the week passing a fictitious check, Friday jB Jackson morning appeared in justice court j TJ g gteel here before Judge Grant Bruton, pre- j General Motor's...... siding in the place of Justice, of l-i Amer. Telephone..US in the place of Justice, of the j Peace J. A. Murray, who is ill, and i was bound over to the superior court irn' u i i- i I Mont. Ward McDonough is believed, by officers! Amer Tob A have had an accomplice, but efforts 2-1 G1-; oils -I- to to locate the second man have failed. McDonough is being held in the coun- ty jail Monday pending morning So. Pacific Bethlehem Steel Amer. Tob. B. 31 GG 27I 40: his arraignment !RadioCol in .superior court. ing Hickey, president of the Yolo County Automobile Dealers' association, Mayor H. I. Bobb and others will speak briefly and the automobile dealers participating introduced. Radio Shop Moved to Larger Store in Hotel The Radio Shop, owned by M. H. Doxcy and George Peck, is being moved .from its present location in Hotel Woodland to larger quarters in the same building. Increased business has necessitated the move to larger quarters, where the staff could more efficiently handle, their radio stock mid Gruiiow refrigeration equipment. Complete Program for Two-day Auto Show Here FRIDAY EVENING p. open. 7 to 8 p. program. opening: ceremonies. Short talks by Elmer R..Hickey, President, Yolo County Motor Car Dealers' Association; Mayor Harry I. Bobb and introduction of dealers. Sisters and Bill Baird presenting musical moments. Style Prevue, with Bevy of Living Model? from The Vogue, The Woodland Corset Shop, .1. C. Penney Co., and The Fashion. Specialties by the Schrader Sisters and Bill Baird. Fortune Sisters, Sensational Acrobatic Contortionists. Entertainment. Helene, Presenting the Hawaiian Hula. Dance Specialty by Mile. Helen. Continuous talking moving pictures in Legion meeting hall all even- ing. SATURDAY p. Program. AFTERNOON 1-2 2 p. Sisters and Bill Baird. p. moving pictures in Legion meeting hall. 3 p. Sisters. p. Sisters and Bill Baird. p. Helene in Hawaiian Hulu. 4 p. Helene in Fan Dance Speciality. Special orchestra music throughout the afternoon. SATURDAY EVENING 7 p. Open. 7-8 p. Program. p. Sisters and Bill Baird. p. Style Prevue. 9 Sisters and Bill Baird. p. Sisters. p. Program. p. Helene in Hawaiian Hulu. 10 p. Helene in Fan Dunce Speciality. West. Elec......... United Aircraft.... Chrysler Total sales TiiO.OOO. 61 "s 2-1% .w Mis HSVi 27 401- (57 37'., 511- May July September The Dow Join 30 Industrials 20 Rails 20 Utilities WHEAT .87Vs .S7U .88% .S i .87 V, .vs. .'Is! averages follow: j off 0.74' 0.10 2C..05 off 0.21 ditions prevailing with respect to other agricultural commodities, do- mestic sugar is not in excess of do- mestic consumption. His proposals i require a direct sacrifice of Amer- ican industry for the benefit of for- j eign industry, a parallel for which no counterpart can be found in our j economic history." Waterhouse, indignant at Wallace's 1 recent reference to Hawaii as an "in- ;sular says: "During the 29-year period from I 1904 to 1933 the "trade balance in i favor of Cuba was ap- proximalely per year. "What do the.Cubans do with this i difference, To a large ex- 1 itent they use tjhis money to finance from foreign countries." if the Secretary insists on r jcailint? Hawaii 'insular', notwith- _r standing the fact that she now occu- ipios the same position that all West-, drafted at once. :'fiern States occupied when they were' I territories, he should not have lost sight of the fact t'hat Hawaii's trade i with the mainland amounts yearly to some or "Furthermore, what she has done I for the American Merchant Marine I may be inferred from the fact that r Hawaii's vast trade with the main- j'r land is entirely carried in American bottoms. r "If the Secretary would just real- that Hawaii is just as 'much the United States as his own State of Iowa, he would be highly gratified j for that much business coming into j the home store." v i Waterhouse denied that Hawaii has contributed to the demoralization of the sugar market. the appointments and to determine that an emergency condition does ex- ist. As soon as the emergency has passed, the special appointments are to be cancelled by the sheriff, and the special deputies paid only for the lime they were appointed to the posi- tion. Other salary provisions of the ord- inance, which provides a year Mordc-cai eco-jfor the sheriff, a year for the Victor Christgau, as-i undcrsheriff and a year for the nia, formerly of the Yolo Water and Power company, and John Brandt of Minneapolis savagely assail present milk policies of the Farm. Administra- tion. Pike, who with C. F. Humphrey of San Francisco, called the national meeting, assailed five key men in the AAA. He named Jerome Frank, chief counsel; Fred Howe, head of the Con- sumers' Hoard; nomic adviser; Davis, and in the dairy, sistant lo Administrator A. R. Frokcr. a specialist si-ctidji. He demanded: "Have they any record behind llu'in of siuvcssfully and practic- ally administering any business? "If the ruin now facing Cali- fornia producers, and producers everywhere, is fhrongh (heir in- eptitude. then I say wo shall urge the President for the nation's sake to remove them." Pike charged the AAA refused allow milk producers to enforce- milk resale prices of any sort and insisted that agreements along the lines of those in effect, during George Peek's! regime as AAA administrator be! one regular deputy unchanged. sheriff, remained to PIONEER BOYS PLAN PROJECTS Company B to Open HOME CROUP MEETS Ten members of the Spring Lake home department attended the meet- ing held at the home of Mrs. IT. Lion- berger Thursday afternoon with soups and chowders as t'he topic. MISSION HURLER SUICIDES IN EAST Clyde (Pea Kidge) Day. 32, a pitcher who was en route to Cal- ifornia to join the Mission committed suicide at Kansas City Wednesday by slashing his throat with a hunting knife. Day began his baseball career under Cabby Street at .loplin, Missouri, in 1921. He had played with Brooklyn, Cincinnati and the St. I.ouis Cardinals in the major leagues. Day's career also extended to I he Western League, where he was with Omaha, and the Pacific Coast League. No cause for his act has been learned here. Trapping flics is to be one of the new projects for the Pioneer Boys, a group sponsored by the local Metho- dist Brotherhood. Sugar and vinegar have been recommended as the most tempting baits. The boys will build their own traps j and the lad who jails the most flies will be suitably rewarded. Another new project for the Pio- neers will be clearing off the lot in the j rear of the First Methodist Episco- j pal church. All Pioneer boys are urg- i ed to appear for this work at S a. m. Saturday. i Still another project will be sanding j and smoothing off the Methodist gym- nasium floor. j N. J. James has just taken over the j leadership of the Pioneers. Mr. James i has an additional project planned for i his boys and that will mean, the pick- j ing up of glass, rocks and nails from i the city streets. [LANDINGS. P. MAN IDIES IN BAY CITY Recruiting Station; County Scouting Reported Good Conditions at Meet To increase the membership of Company B, National Guard, from to 08, a'recruiting booth will be main-j tained .Saturday afternoon in thej Hotel Woodland building, Captain' Ford Shaffc will be equipment men and descriptic j play. iJoe Stotts and Otto Niemann will i in charge of the booth. for announced Friday. There lipment used by the lescnptice literature on dis-i County executives of the Boy Scout! Chairman Steele n met in monthly session; financial driv n Similar reports were received! be! Rites Held at Capay Hand Scout cabin Thurs- WaiiUe, .Reports from t'he chairmen of the i It was reported that all the troops [various departments showed the or- j of Yolo county have been invited by td be in a flourishing con-j Camp Commissioner J. K. Wood, of difion throughout the county. iVacaville, to spend April 14 and 15 I Gus Donnelly, who had charge of i at Camp North. The Woodland troops ;the annual financial campaign in are arranging to make the visit. j Woodland, reported that some of the; Scoutmaster H. J. Camp reported I solicitors still have cards that have' that all the Woodland troops are in firnvrsidc funeral services were not been returned, and that it would i a flourishing condition. 20 held Friday afternoon in Capay ceme- be impossible to give the exact amount! new members have been accepted since lory for James Perkins, native of Ca- collected. He stated, however, that; Anniversary Week. Santa Rosa. Rev. Rarl Karsfeadt of I the response had been very gratify-j Those attending the meeting here Valley, who died Wednesday in j ing and that the local Trursday night were Charles Steele j Isaac R. Vickcrs, 56, a native of i Kentucky and Southern Pacific bridge tender at Knights Landing since 1920, I died in the Southern Pacific general i hospital in San Francisco Tuesday i night. The only known survivor is a brother residing in Rumsey, Ken- tucky, to which point the body was shipped for burial. Vickcrs had been in poor health for i the past couple of years and last De- reportod that the j cember wa.s compelled to give up his hid been a1 employment and enter the hospital for nau occn d.trcatmonti to which he faiied to re- spond and death claimed him late Tuesday evening. the First. 'Christian church here, Yon- expected to be able to meet all of its and Ben S. Moses of Davis, Oscar Al- d' tic ted lli.' service. The McNary Ku- indebtedness and to have sufficient verson. Scout, executive of SaornnK-nto nornl Homo was in charge of funds left to carry on throughout the j Council Area, R. H. Cost, tins Don- nicnlSt year. nelly, George Atkins and Ed 1. Louke. REPORTS YOLO LEVEE HOLDUP A bandit, armed with a pistol, rob- bed Louis Matthews of the Landy hotel, 411.Vj J street, Sacramento, ot ?80 in cash, Matthews reported to police yesterday. The atickup occur- red on the Yolo levee, M street bridge, Matthews, said.   

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