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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - September 17, 1923, Woodland, California ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND MONDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 17 1923 BEING SWEPT ESTABLISHED 1877 FIRE I t Special to BERKELEY Sept Threatening to destroy him dreds of thousands of dollars worth of residence property in city particularly the newest most buildings on the University of California campus a fire was sweeping through the very heart of ley at 3 o'clock this afternoon fraternity and sorority homes at the University have aK ready been burned to the ground in addition to many private homes The fire began in the hills day and despite the efforts of sands of volunteers got beyond con- trol this afternoon All fire departments from the bay section are endeavoring to check the flames The fire swept into the residence section at o'clock It is being fanned by a strong north wind It is feared that the fire will prove to be the most destructive in this -tion since the awful San Francisco tragedy of 1906 Woodland Boy Killed While Hunting North Vernon Newman 12 years old was killed hunting at Washington News of the fatal accident came in a telegram to the lad's grandparents Mr W V Newman who reside in Woodland Excepting that the boy was shot while enjoying a hunt with a ion no further details of the accident were learned The body will be brought here for burial The lad is the son of Mr and Mrs Henry Newman who lived here until about eight years ago He was the oldest of four children The other three are girls The boy was born in this city He was 12 years old last April 23 Besides his parents and sisters the child leaves the following uncles and Frank Newman of Los An- geles Ed Newman of Woodland Mrs Martha Wiseman of Sacramento Mrs Jessie Sievers of Butte City and Mrs Joseph Brown of Woodland Sylvan To Give A Benefit For Gilroy Orphans Sylvan Lodge of Odd lows will open the season tomorrow Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock in Odd Fellows Hall with a benefit for the benefit of the roy Orphans Home supported by the state Miss Minnie Cross is chairman of the committee in charge and a rare program is promised A southern wedding ceremony will ture the program Refreshments and program combined will cost 25 cents all going to the benefit fund for the children The public is urged to aid in the worthy cause ND SMS FIRE Al J Hannuni is seriously ill at his ranch home having suffered a stroke of paralysis last Tuesday Fire along the Southern Pacific grade north of Woodland starting be- yond the Byron A Nordyke house about 2 o'clock yesterday threatened property in every direction and was not extinguished un- til after the county fire truck had fought for three solid hours quenching small fires started by flying cinders fanned by a stiff north wind the first of the season Gus Schluer was in charge of the George Dahl and Lawrence Henigan The tanks of the county truck were filled five times in fighting the which threatened to burn in- to the Beamer Park residential tion and for awhile seemed certain to burn down the William Eiers barn The fire approached the Associated Oil plant but was stopped before any damage was done in this vicinity The fence on the eastern boundary of Beamer park district was burned Ties of the Southern Pacific track were attacked and burned to some ex- The railroad company feared j serious damage and rushed an engine I from the Sacramento yards to assist the Woodland fire fighters in jing the grass and fence which burned wild and in every direction The fhe probably started from a passing engine The truck was out four tunes Just about the time the local fire truck had conquered the fire here a call was sent in from the Fliers Club where a fence was burning following a small stubble fire No particular damage was done here according to i Schluer IN STIFF NORTHEAST WIND Trees were weakened by the stiff north wind of yesterday the first of the season and a number of them collapsed in the wind this Trees were shorn of limbs in every saving the street trimmers much added labor A big tree opposite the home of Mrs Ida Gregg in Park fell into the street this morning No damage was done other than the loss of the tree The monster fig tree in the back of the Krellenberg store at Main and Third street broke in two the larger half threatening to fall The tree was ruined Six Sons Three Daughters Mourn of Father Frederick F Storz father of nine children and a well-known rancher in the district south of Woodland died here today following a long illness He was 55 years of age a native of Russia t He had farmed here since 1905 having located in Yolo county the year following his arrival in the United States from his native try Storz leaves six sons and three Ferdinand Otto Karl Emil Max and Herbert Elsie and Louise Fhe brothers and four sisters also sunive and Jacob Henry and Gottfried of Yolo county and two others in Russia Mrs Chris Ade Mrs Fred Goette Katie Storz and Minnie all of Mrs Ed Kellibrew of iy Die Two Children Badly Hurt Mrs Ed Kellibrew pioneer resident of Willows is in a condition at the Woodland Sanitarium hovering between life and death as the result of an automobile accident opposite warehouse on the highway between Yolo and Zamora about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon when the Dodge touring car driven by Mrs Kellibrew was caught by a gust of wind and turned tle injuring four occupants The injured MRS KELLIBREW Willows internal injuries said to be most serious and an injured shoulder A MALTZMAN Willows cattle buyer bruised cut and badly shaken SARAH MALTZMAN 4 years old broken leg and bruised ESTHER MALTZMAN 6 years old cut and slightly bruised Mrs Maltzman and a young child escaped any serious injury but were badly shaken up and shocked by the fall They were j morning with services at the lenberg chapel at an hour to be thrown clear of the car According to Traffic Officer George Sharpnack Mrs brew was driving the Dodge car con- six occupants south on the county highway She was making good speed along the road and was not within 200 yards of any other car when so near as witnesses can tell a great gust of wind struck the bile and first drove it off the way then turning it north in the op- direction to which was eling before it turned H S Roberts of the Libby Libby company of Sacramento F- saw the wreck and assisted in looking j after the injured He was the best in- formant to those who investigated the accident J C McCoy of Willows Wm Gould's Auto Is Destroyed By Fire Continued On Page Four Twelve search warrants and affidavits were filed with Justice tihe Peace R W Harrison in connection with and Sunday raids made on alleged Chinese gambling dens in Broderick The affidavits ing for search warrants were sworn to by W J Bartle R P Peek A C Lewis and E inan all prominent residents of Broderick who assisted in raids and have taken the stand that gambling must stop in the river town No arrests were made in connection with week-end raids the recent Traffic Officers Make War Headlights Over the Weeke 100 Are Tagged in Yolo District Home From Europe Trip Old on Feet Away 6 Mos r 4 w Close upon 100 motorists many of them from Yolo county were hended and tagged Saturday and day by state traffic officers George and Henry Jacobs with the beginning of the campaign ated by the state motor vehicle de- for consistent and lawful lighting of automobiles at night No arrests were made for first offense Motorists whose headlights did not conform to the requirements of the i vv A Large seizures however were state law were given the opportunity made and are in the custody of the nearest adjusting Harrison fnr in rasol Von lights made to con- of arrests The staff taken ii raids Saturday and Sunday nights in- cluded Chinese gin pure alcohol saki jackass lottery tickets paid and un- paid Ian tan outfits and other para- the alleged gambling dens Wes Carpenter Buys Bailey's Wash Oil And Station F Carpenter is going into the automobile washing and greasing business and has purchased the ment of Clarence W Bailey ter has also bought Bailey's lease to the quarters in the new garage building As a special for at- business Carpenter is to give free crank case service Carpenter's laundry opened for business this morning Among pathetic figures may be ed the man who boards a street car and discovers he has left all his money in his other suit g to word received here yesterday The Electric Garage was the fifth official station for the adjusting of the headlights George N Jacobs Placed To Rest In Cemetery Yolo The late George N Jacobs who died here late last week followin pus sickness due to a kick Visitor May Make Home ID Woodland Miss Lamra and Ransom Cannon of Iowa Hill CaL Thursday to visit with the Dan Raport family of Esparto Miss Delmue is very favorably impressed with land and Esparto and may remain in- definitely Cannon is a mining man of Iowa Hill for years hom South First street Rev W E BobbilL From cortege wound its way to M chapel where the main held by Rev Bobbitt He was a cd by a choir of W tags into the nearest justice of the The law provides and the slips e en each motorist called to task vide that after adjustments of lights are made the tag given by the traffic officer must be turned in as countersigned fey the authorized agency making the light adjustment Failure to do this brings a bench rant and heavy fine So far as known all of those tagged over the week-end made the adjustments required and turned in their slips either to rison or the traffic Electric Official The Electric Garage has been as Official Headlight rag Station No 5 by the Division of Motor Vehicle State of California Similar stations will also be at Winters and Davis 1 after- Mr and Mrs John Volante returned home yesterday noon from an ex- tended visit to Europe particularly Italy whither they went leaving Woodland March 1 last The Volantes arrived home in Woodland one day be- hind schedule owing to washouts in mid-west where terrific storms have torn the country Europe is different now than it i used to be according to It is going ahead following the world war and there are only trenches left to 1 tell of the great battles of the past The entire country is i built up and Italy was never more j prosperous says Volante He and his I wife did not learn of the recent d relations between Greece and Italy I until in mid-ocean the daily per on the steamship on which they were traveling carrying the news of promised break in diplomatic France a portion of Germany and sociation at the western approach to the Yolo late yesterday while Gould and V R Hale examiner for the Federal Farm Loan Bank Weie returning from an inspection of the Clarksburg and jland land district driving along Gould noticed a small fire under the car Sand and Jan extinguisher were used to guish the flames but as soon aj were within control they started up again destroying all but one front wheel The car cost and was for It had traveled Austria and all of Italy In Tuscany j over miles Neither of the j Volante met many who had lived at one time or another in Woodland or Sacramento and who weie now well stationed in the land Volante spent most of time in the bardy district about Milan from whence he came to America It was there that his mother died eighteen days after he landed following an op- from which she never ed The visited New York and all the great about it Washington C which to Volante is thv ideal tity of America New Orleans El and Southern California on the trip To iconic it was a wonderful trip to be occupants was injured TO GIVE SWIMMING PARTY AT CLUB The Volantes visited Switzerland Wc arc to voik on e moT and ready to will start revamping its de- exchequer tomorrow afternoon and evening with a benefit swim at the big new pool of the Carlton Club Those who do not desire to swim but wish to help the s will have an opportunity to play cards or mah or sew Tables will be provided by the committee Those who play on with cards are requested to bring their own being to Celebrate on Friday Invitations Out for Golden Wedding The The and Norman Simpson Wyatt Jesse Freitas George Henry Jacobs The funeral was largely and the floral offerings wen and beautiful Van Tassel Gives Notice To Bee Men Friday September 21 will mark a memorable milestone in life tory of Mr and Mrs J B pioneer rodents of the Winters dis- for on Sunday September 21 the twain joined together in Hie bonds of matrimony bringing them to the golden milestone of their married life The ceremony which joined this pair for the unusual allotment of years rift T Weds Oakland Man cards Mrs Ernest Norton is chairman of the committee on arrangements by Mrs H 0 Mrs D B Kinney and Mrs Arthur J Swimmers will be charged thirty-five cents each The women arc anxious to have a large attendance tomorrow that they may form a nucleus for a fund which is to carry them through the season in commendable work principal of which is hot lunches to kiddies during the winter season Prosecution is threatened L- ly Horticultural Commissioner Harold Van Tassel to bee keepers who to of the Winters nan church The groom J B was the eldest son of the late Mr arid Mrs S C The was Mass Sarah Bellinger from hives Bee Inspector Jan Connolly is requiring many ers to dean up their hives but tLr only discharge matter making it possible for bees to consume it again contaminating other and hives The setting of the service was the home of Edward cousin of the groom whose wife 9 Continued on Page Eight were received here today an- the in Oakland Saturday of Margaret Crusher daughter of and James G prominent dents of Winters to Francis of Oakland The bride has redded with her aunt Miss Lizzie Ely of the bay city Mr Crutcher the father was formerly county Harmony Circle No 3 Open Season Tuesday Harmony Circle No S will meet Tuesday afternoon September 18 at the home of Mrs P R Streeter Krst street assisted by Mrs I- Weaner urer of Yolo county and still has ex- tended property interests in the ters vicinity Mr and Mrs will make their home in Oakland
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