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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - July 8, 1919, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT TUESDAY JULY 8, 1919 DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877. FROM CITY BOARD AND 3 NEW WAREHOUSES RISE to h M M te Strike Breakers Service at Best Pickets Must be Careful is Watchword Will Force Move Plant To Outskirts Gal. Additional Water Supply Ways and means by which the city can force the removal of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company's at the corner of Fourth and Main to a place outside the city were being considered today by City Attorney J. H. The members of the board of trustees let it be known last night that they favor getting rid of the so-called Despite advices coming from the gas company to that gas rates would have to be raised if such a re- v. moval were the trustees went on record as advising the city attorney to investigate the various methods of procedure against the gas company's Mrs. Larry for many years a resident on Fourth termed the latest word from the gas company a and apparently the men gas company pleads high prices and so but 1 notice that we citizens were compelled to build new streets in war and I don't think the corporations should be given any more consideration than we urged Mrs. Mrs. Snee a plain and forceful plea for the living -in the vicinity of the gas plant and concluded with the gestion that would be better after all for the city to take over the plant and run AGAINST Mayor J. D. Musgrove pledged the support of the board in the matter ot having the plant Trustee Mitchell said he didn't favor any delay in the company hag been sparring for time long said take my chances on the higher BRITTON'S The contentions of the corporation were read to the board in this letter from John A. vice-president general To the Honorable Board of tees of the of Referring to the ise made to your Honorable Body ny writer during l ADDITIONAL WATER SERVICE IS TO BE FOR LAND WITHOUT TET J. R. MITCHELL LAST NIGHT MADE THE INITIAL MOVE ING FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW STEEL TANK WITH A OF GALLONS OF PURA MITCHELL STATED THAT HE HAD INVESTIGATED THE COST'S OF THE TANK AND TO his surprise discovered that the ex- pense would not be greatly in excess of the All member's city council agreed that the city's water service is inadequate and if a bad fire were to gain headway the water force would not be sufficient to check it. Trustee Mitchell has had this tank as a pet hobby for many years and he is elated over the action taken last night by the GLOBE MILLS AND WANT TO SPUR TRACK BLOCKS ACTION Immediate construction of three warehouses of the aggregate cost of to be erected by the Globe Milling company and one by the Sacramento Northern railway depend upon the tion of the city trustees in granting the application of E. W. manager of the Globe Mills for a right to construct a spur a block and a half across Court street and through the George Ogden property to the mill Reynolds before the board last night and presented the The trustees took the matter under but seemed a tle averse to granting the Packer Will Not Chase City Dads WANT TO we can get the spur we will be in a position to We will not be tied up to one the ern which now gives us a car whenever the spirit moves the declared Reynolds to a representative company provides Woodland with its only payroll and that runs not less than a month for eight months out of the The spur Following a controversy over a set of bills approved by City Marshal M. F. the board of trustees last night dered the city's street and peace not to make further purchases or contract new bills without first securing an order one member of the city The tion aroused the ire of the city's and he up and said he wouldn't chase any dad 'round the let the men who are ing to do the work secure the but I'm not to do the said Whereupon Trustee J. R. Mitchell explained that is simply a case whether the marshal or the trustees are ruling the on fage Surgical Room Has Busy Day Three capital operations were formed at the Woodland sanitarium this morning and the patients are all reported as progressing Miss Vina Clover and Mrs. August stein were operated on for citis and Mrs. J. Mountain of land who has been visiting friends in this city was the third City Fathers Allow 3 Tons On Streets 4- Mitchell Starts Street College Is First Merrily goes along the city's ready The work will be gram for more and the fellow rushed along as rapidly as the law who said that Trustee Jim Mitchell didn't favor better thoroughfares j Sentiment was unanimous with the should have been at the meeting last j councilmen for the night of the city The mayor approved every inkling of any i contemplated step for better j The necessary move was made for the paving of College from Main to Hayes first street south CONFRONTED WITH A PETITION SIGNED GENERALLY BY BUSINESS THE CITY TRUSTEES LAST NIGHT DECIDED TO AMEND AN ORDINANCE PASSED RECENTLY PROVIDING THAT TRUCKS WEIGHING MORE THAN 3500 COULD NOT OPERATE ON MAIN THE WEIGHT LIMIT IN THE FUTURE WILL BE 6500 John one of the of the Modern Grocery stated that the present ordinance works a hardship on his much as it is impossible for trucks to deliver wares to bis cellar chute on Main Sam stated that his new truck weighs 3500 pounds and therefore would be barred from Main The maximum load is too opined Jim from the Chris Sieber told the board that their truck also would be barred from service on the main thoroughfare unless the is George de- clared that nearly all of the bile touring cars weigh in excess oi Marshall M. F. Packer said the oil barred from de- service stations Get Hose Bids of the high Marshall from College to and Bush street from College to Curbs and ters will also be built along these where they are not Continued on page Stork Wins in Race with Death Doc Stork outdistanced the Grim during the month of re- porU City Officer Alice G Twelve births and nine deaths were Outside of a few cases of the city's health sheet was Special were given by the Health cer for the owners of refreshment lors to better sterilize drinking and Ice cream Grace to visit has to Span Blacks Join Fire Forces Two fine-looking small soon be prancing the in front of the city's fire Trustees Joe Jacobs and Geo Fitz reported to the city council last night that they had selected a span of horses offered by Frank R. Doyle local horse and mule Jacobs said he could recommend the as the right sort to lead the way to the city's The other members of the relying on the of Jacobs and decided to make the purchase and a check fo will soon be resting in the coffer of Mr. Trustee Jacobs stated that horseman had made a most offer to the even promising t break the animals and condition them for the kind of work required Hose of all sizes and descriptions was offered to the city councilmen companies would be gasoline to on Main street unless the weight limit is All members of the board agreed to the amendment and the signs noticing truck owners of their rights will be changed new to meet the These familiar sounds broke through the oblivion of the Woodland telephone strike this when three two from Woodland and one from joined Miss Blanche chief tor in resuming residential and long distance service for the first time in over three have six girls now at the including the night said Miss Esycheck at noon will have four more girls in the morning and the service will go without PICKETS KEEP are no pickets here from and what's there won't said Miss Esycheck quite have ao desire for trouble or annoyance of any but we expect to met anything that pens to corne We have a right to work and earn if we like without any strangers And so the Woodland phone strike is broken and the service this ing and afternoon was better than ever The minute the receiver last night for it being the time set for the purchase of 1000 feet of new The ples will be further investigated today and the selection made Stage Driver on Trial in High Court Surprise testimony is expected late this afternoon in the trial of Gus charged by District At- torney C. C. McDonald with operating bus stage line between Knights Landing and Sacramento without a license so to between dates in March and late in A jury was selected early this morning in Judge W. A. Anderson's court by W. E. Latta of Sacramento for the accused and District Attorney ald for the The jury is com- posed George H. D. B. William G. D. J. W. Charles W. C. S. A. S. W. E. B. and Samuel Constable Adams of Knights Ing testified that Theodoron had been urged to stop operating until erly but he persisted and was It Is understood that the accused has been In He Is charged here with a high Arrests Few During June Arrests in this city during the month of June were few and far be- City Marshal Packer reports following fines and June fined for driving a traction engine on a street closed to such June R. fined for violating the city irrigation June M. fined for being June fined for violating the motor hicle act. Dave Barry Downed B o che Henry toman Made Sewer Superintendent who recent 1> sold out his cement evidently had a bee in his Last appointed city sewer His salary was set night he was at per Trustee J. R. Mitchell made the motion for pointment and the other members of the board confirmed it. Hazeman be- gan his new duties this Dave Washington boy who left Woodland early in the war for service against the was in town today with Supervisor Barry with the eers of the famous Hist He figured hi the St. Mihiel and Lys river scrap in Of the many thrilling en- counters that the Yolo boy had with the he best a scrap with a German air With rifle fire he and a number of his comrades in bringing down an enemy They bad figured the deed almost but one shot evidently hit the vital spot on the plane's mechanical arrangement for the raider had to volplane to earth and was captured along with his com- Both men had been wounded by the American To examine the assessment was down back came the quest for a number As the public re- sumes the use of the it is able that it will be impossible for the to the unusual service that was afforded It is that the strike is so far us Woodland is con- cerned and the service will in efficiency From Sacramento this afternoon came the report that strike breakers have been secured to start work in Woodland this evening or if their service is I LOCAL COMMITTEE M. Stift and J. who weie named by the supervisors and Woodland city trustees yesterday to coaler with the telephone company's and the local girls i quit the today appointed I J. L. as a third member of the Stitt chosen chairman and through n More for a meeting the strikers early this After a conference the operators the committee will I seek a consultation with the telephone COMPROMISE Tt is understood that local girls a compromise and would accept than the a day wage schedule being demanded the generally is with the girls who are out in the hope that they may ob- tain a better i and equalize the assessments of the Yolo hoard of supervisors j The Farm Owners and Operators will be In session from time to started recently until July 21. The board will at is making a campaign ciato as a board of for
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