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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - June 27, 1913, Woodland, California WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1859 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA FRIDAY EVENING JUNE 27 iaia DAILY ESTABLISHED 1871 Scientific Definition Far Different from Ordinary Baby Show A Better Baby Contest in which prizes will be awarded to babies ot three years or under not for mere beauty but for physical and mental development the first contest of its kind to bo held in the state is now an assured attraction for the Yolo County Fair The contest is a popular tific movement to encourage the rais ing of healthier and better babies Mere looks will not count The babys physique and mental showing will be the points upon which the premiums will be awarded A committee of representative cians from various parts of Yolo coun ty will name tlie winners of the prizes These physicians who have consented to act as judges are Doctors Blevins and Hasor Woodland Dr Bates of Davis and Dr Haile of Win ters Handsome prizes will be offered b the fair association and no fee will bi required of Kny mother There will b no expense attached except that born by the management of the fair Yolo county first in the state to adopt such a contest It has proven popular in the east no less than sev enteen stales having encouraged sucl a project last year The fair directors have ised the hearty cooperation of the Uni of Dean Van Nor man is personally interested Lecture will be given on how to bring up th kind of babies that will receive award in the Better Baby Contest The original intention of the direct ors to make the fair educational a well as entertaining is being strictl adhered to Through the lectures that will b given free in connection with th Better Baby Content mothers wi IH taught how to improve tlie physica condition of their children and interes will bo stimulated in the and conservation of children Sought on a Charge of Getting Away With a For borrowing a motorcycle and fai ing to with the same Fred Ca loff is being sought on a charge of em preferred by Mark ings owner of the missing machine It is stated that borrowe the wheel from last Moi day promising to return it delay Since that time hi nothing of or bis moto cycle Little is known regarding Cn loff The authorities are trying to a certain hig whereabouts Brener to Put Stage on Ru CONVINCED BY A VISIT TO COUNTY Simpson In in the Yolo WaterPower Co A PIONEER LUMBERMAN J C Dickson Snatched Away When Only a Little Child Was Near On His Return Tour of Inspection He Is Accompanied by a Friend Whom He Induced to Come Some time ago Captain A M n to Woodland without being for the express ascertaining something definite in rela iou to the prospects and outlook of he Yolo Water and Power Company of which his soninlaw Roy Pike is president Possibly he was a little skeptical about its being a investment for the stockholder and an boon for the landowner If so a little investigation conducted so quietly that no cue else knew it was oing on dispelled all doubts and mis livings Mr Simpson was so impressed with the county its natural advantages and possibilities and the opportunities for profitable investment that It offers that he induced a friend J P Soule accompany him on another tour of inspection They arrived this morning and today are taking an auto trip over the coun ty accompanied by R H Beamer manager of tlie Yolo Water and Power Company Captain Simpson is one of the pio neer lumber dealers in the state lIe started o lumber yard in to many years ago and Messrs Friend and Terry who afterwards con ducted one of the biggest lumber busi in the Sacramento valley be gan their careers as day laborers pil ing lumber for him Captain Simp son has the lumber business ior more than sixty years He is pres ident of tlie Simpson Lumber Com pany with headquarters in San Fran cisco Mr Soulo is also extensively en gaged inthe lumber and timber busi ness M BOY Clarence Murphy Son of P Murphy Does Long Survive Attack of Appendicitis J C Dickson a resident of Wood land for forty years died suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday evening at liis residence in tlie southeastern lim its ol the city Death occurred about 1 oclock no one at lie residence with him at the time the fatat sum mons came except Ilia little grand daughter Nichols of Sacra mento He was sitting out in the yard reading a paper and the little girl was playing on the porch Suddenly the lillle granddaughter looked up and her grandfathers head reclin ing backward on lie chair she rush ed did not answer and becoming fright ened she ran across the street to no some of the neighbors They rushed over without delay and sent for a physician One responded prompt but there was no need for his ser vices as lie pronounced the body life less A sudden attack of heart failure was undoubtedly the cause Deceased had been afflicted with heart trouble for years and on one occasion about twelve years ago he came near pass lug away in a similar attack Recent ly he bad been much better and not long ago he remarked that he never felt better for years The funeral will be held from the family residence Saturday afternoon at 4 oclock Mr Dickson was u native of Keys ville Clinton county New York 73 years t months and 22 days age When three years of age he removed with his parents to Illinois where he spent his early years When 19 years of age the plains After bis arrival in Sau Francisco he in tlie army Seven years after his arrival In San Francisco he returned to Illinois where lie married Miss Minnie New erth Soon after his wedding Mr Dickson returned to California with his They first went to Vacla Tint remained there but a short time and then came to Woodland Mrs died here 26 years ago Mr Dickson enlisted from during tiie civil war He was a mem ber of the Wm H Seward Post G A H and the veterans will deeply mourn his loss Deceased is survived by two daugh ters Mrs C Nichols of Sacramento aud Miss Blanche Dixon of this city und one son Clarence 0 Dickson Ht 11 also survived by Several brothers ind who reside in the east Air Dickson was a warm friend and a good neighbor He judged no one harshly never attributed unworthy motives lo others and never suspected others of sinister motives but always THE NEWS TOLD FORMALLY AT LUNCH The Engagement of Paul M Grant and Thelma Gregory WEDDING TO BE IN JULY The Mutual Attraction Between the Young People Began During Their High School Days in Woodland The auto stage service has been discontinued in definitely Wm Breuer proprietor came to the conclusion that the run would not pay Mr Breuer la going to take his Stanley steamer over to Sacramento and place it on the Sacra run where ha saya there Is a good opening Mr Breuers auto la one of the best equipped to be found anywhere and It will doubtless become popular wherever there for ora o tor ant Clarence Murphy aged 10 years 7 put that construction upon the conduct months and 1 day died at the residence of others which most accorded with of his parents a few minutes after 19 his own high standard of proper eon oclock this morning after a brief ill ness Dr Kier was called on day and diagnosed the case as append On Thursday Dr Stevens of San Francisco consulted with him and ad vised that the little boy be brought to Hie sanitarium for an immediate opera tion His condition was so critical that the family was reluctant to move him His condition continued to grow worse and he passed away at tba hour above stated The funeral have not yet been announced Much sympathy la manifested for the family dried A of to arrive MW per delivered otf ear duct He was quiet and reserved and free from all ostentation and yet coin and genial af fairs and ths larger activities that of ten engage the virile men he was not conspicuous although he felt keener interest than was apparent on the surface He left no wound prints and no deeds that reveal the whited sepulchre la hlo quiet and un assuming way his life was useful and worhty of emulation for in his sedate life there ware which exercised much Influence for good He was a devoted and affectionate husband and father and the of many out to the ors of the bereaved family A W VOX Each day sees the beginning or the happy culmination of a pretty lovo af fair or the announcement of the en of a charming girl to her dis suitor Late tills afternoon when the guests it an afternoon party sit down to par take of the refresh ments that have been prepared an en gagement unusual local Interest will be formally revealed that o Miss Thelma Gregory and Paul Morris rant The secret will bo told to thirty of the most intimate girl friends and will bring ito a close a most pleasant afternoon spent In cards at tlie home of Miss Gregory on Elm street The names Miss Thelma Gregory and Paul Grant will be con In minute envelopes attached to pink carnations inseparable the dainty souvenir place cards which will be treasured by all as sacred memen toes of an afternoon social event not soon to be forgotten Although the exact date of the wed ding will not be revealed It is known that It will be an affair In the month of July With the news of the approaching ceremony no longer a secret follows the information that the pretty little being reared a few miles northwest of Yolo is to be the home of happy couple the groom having decided to become a farmer and having persuaded his charming that the farm Is the place for wedded couples to begin life anew Todays announcement occasions some little surprise although their en engagement has been suspected be cause of intimate attention that the two have paid each other ever sine were students together In school Miss Gregory is the daughter of Mi and Mrs Henry Gregory She was educated in Winters and in the Wood land high school and at Stanford unl versity Her pleasing manners am her jovial and kind disposition hav j made her a prime favorite with all o her acquaintances She Is an activ member of the Beta Gamma Kappa so rorlly In this city and is a leader i he business and social activities of th YOU Tmmc or MASON Paul Grant is the son of W H Grant He has to engage m farming He has th qualifications and character to mak such a venture a success He was ec In the Woodland grammar an high schools and also attended a fin school In Berkeley He enjoy a good reputation In this communit is a member of the Carlton Club an has hosts ot friends who will Join with the Democrat la extending to himself and him Salt Mackerel MdL WHOM YOG THINK OF TIRM THINK OT Beats a Horse Is Killed Fined Early this morning lary arrested ft Jap who had been abusing his horse The Jap to the immo of N shl and Oils Is the second time ho has ecu arrested on a similar charge TMa morning he brought a load of over from Knights Landing riving a poor old animal with crip led hipa and front legs The horse hardly able to move but the Jap oat the horse with a largo whip until o raised great welts all over one aide t the body Humane Officer D B ordered the animal killed The Jap was brought beforo Justice trang and ho plead guilty Justice fined him and warned him liat if he ever came beforo him again n a similar charge he would fine him 100 and send him to jail for fifty ays The Jap replied Me no como gain In February was d for leaving his horse out in the mire or three days without anything to at He was brought to Woodland and Strong fined him Frank L Bronner Delegate to National Convention Frank L Bronner cashier of the art Sutler National Bank but who or several years was a resident of has been highly honored by lie Sacramento Chapter of the Amerl isn Institute of Banking The Insti ute will convene In Richmond Vir ginia on the 17th of September and o in session for four days Mr Dron er is one of the two delegates who vlll represent the Sacramento er The representatives of the Oakland and San Pran Isco Chapters will go direct to New York where they will lio entertained or turn days prior to the convention fr expects to be absent for wo weeks AN INDIVIDUAL MENTION In This Space is Related Whence People Come and Whither They Go ON EARTHLY JOURNEYS ONLY And but Comparatively Few of Them Can Be Noted in This Compass Equally as Important Omitted C II Curtis ami wife of Capay spent Thursday evening In this city J J Smith of Brooks was la town Thursday evening F B of Madison visited la Woodland Thursday evening J Marshall up from Thursday evening Miss Virginia returned honia from Thursday evening Dr Eolls luis departed for where lio will spend his summer vaca tion Mtss Freda Durst of baa been elected of the Princeton Colusa county grammar school Father John of Winters de livered address Wednesday evening at the Christian College Sacramento Tom Cummins was a passenger to Sacramento this morning on Is destined to him In the neighborhood ot the Miss Anna Hurst has aa her guest Gates ot Charleston West Vir ginia Miss Gates is related to the late Judge McWhorter and a cousin to Senator Boynton OB HISTORY OF THE DISTRICT FAIR Changed Without Authors Knowl edge and After Being Corrected Is Vetoed it is reported that Governor Johnson refused to sign the district fair be cause It fixed the number at fourteen The author Assemblyman Wall says the was tampered wth after It waa paused by the legislature He states Uial having occasion to visit Sacra mento some time ago he casually ask ed tlin state printer for a copy of the On over it he was amaz ed to discover that many of his pet provisions had been left out added to roll applied at the clerks Tlie moat conspicuous i license this afternoon was reduction of the num after procuring the same they repaired to the residence of Mr and lv J In this city where they were married by Rev Hal c E more AND miss MERLE ML MARRIED Performed at the LaDue Couple to Live in Texas K and Miss Mode j ber of districts from fourteen to eight On discovering that Ills had been amended without tlie formality of call ins the roll Wall called upon Secre of the jr B church South ot the wending was a very quiet affair the be corrected to by Mr and Mrs LaDue M U Presented Tha Mr Thomas and nls bride expect to and when Monday for Brumlow bU came before the Gov where the grooms parents reside The rooms father Is extensively engaged In farming there and the young man expects to assist his father In the management of the farm The bride la the oldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Qua Croll of Bretona She la a native of Yolo county For the past year she has beeh making her home in this city with Mr and LaDue Mr LaDue U bar uncle The groom la a of ROM For the pest two yearm luu been employed oa Foster tooa Both young tn pop ernor ho refused to sign it Sullivan and Hayden Named for Special Prosecutors The following dispatch appears tn the San Francisco Chronicle WASHINGTON June J Hayden and Matt I Sullivan chosen by the administration to day to prosecute the Tha tbe ot Ott Pbo to today and Western Fuel j Heney whose name been mention ed la this connection not at one of the prc j A
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