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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - March 15, 1930, Woodland, California Results Certain In using classified columns of this newspaper the advertiser can be certain of satisfactory results if he uses ordinary intelligence in wording his announcement Our will be glad to co-operate Today's Best A woman driver is one who let her right hand know what her left hand has W Scott ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND CALIFORNIA SATURDAY MARCH 15 1930 ESTABLISHED 1877 FIEND ACTIVE Winters Resident Dies at Hospital Here 040 NEW TRIAL AGAINST CITY SOUGHT REHEARING OF MITCHELL CASE ASKED BY ATTORNEY Water Heater Starts Fire In Anderson Home Flames Water Cause Big Damage J R Mitchell and George R ell have petitioned the District Court of Appeals for a of their case against the City of Woodland The suit arose as the result of street improvements authorized by the city council on the Mitchell erty and foi which the property to be assessed Notice of the appeal was received i here Saturday by City Attorney J H Laugenour who represents the in the case The brief as filed by Attorney E B Mering states that the ruling of the court was erroneous according to the facts presented during the case It is stated that Mitchell did no maintain that the cost of ment would exceed the value of the property but that it would exceed the value of any benefit which might be derived It is also held that the plaintiffs were not allowed to duce evidence which would have pi en points which the court held were not proved It is also stated that of the property foi the posed improvements will mean con- Arguments set forth in a brief have been placed ing Judge William M Finch becking the rehearing i Fire starting from a gas T in the home of Mrs Nettie Anderson 420 Court street afternoon shortly before 3 o'clock did considerable i age before it was extinguished by the fire department Firemen and spectators ried most of the household 1 to the street When bers of the fire department ar- rived flames had spread to in the rear of the house A line of hose was laid from a nearby fire plug and water was played on the fames soon after the apparatus arrived The fire was quickly brought under con- trol but considerable damage was done by water It is estimated that the age will exceed Full surance is carried by Mrs derson I J W MONROE ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR SHERIFF Hat in Ring Yolo Trustees Institute Meets Here State Heads Talk on Educational Work LITTLE TRADING ON STOCK MART of boards of cation throughout county met at the court house here Saturday ing in the annual Trustees Institute with Mrs M Norton super- intendent of schools presiding The morning sessions were largely at- tended not by delegates but by Woodland people and from other communities who are deeply in- in the educational work of the county The entire morning session was de- voted to speeches by state ment officials on the various branches of work Mrs Lillian or the bureau of attendance spoke on the subject of and emphasized the necessity of ing the average of attendance to the highest point i Miss Winifred Van Hagen head of i the state department of physical for girls spoke on Physical Education in the Schools She told of the development this work has had recent years and indicated the many important features connected with it The relation of the county library to the schools was explained by Miss Nancy C Laugenour At noon the entire assembly met in Hotel Woodland for a luncheon which was featured by a special gram of music Afternoon sessions were featured by discussions of various problems which face the trustees in this ty Disputed points were brought up on the floor and threshed out both sides airing their views on the Samuel Cohn of the state de- spoke on the points i which must be met by boards of and explained how many of these may be settled J W Monroe Saturday announced his candidacy to succeed himself sheriff of Yolo county at the maries August 26 Although other of fee holders have indicated that they will run and reports are current that certain will have opposition iff Monroe is the first to come out with a definite statement that he will be a Reports that Monroe would j opposition for the sheriff's office j I have been heard but no definite oi candidacy has been j forthcoming and possible source of opposition remains unknown j Others to Follow j I With the political ice it isj expected that other officials will their intentions to run for reelection within a short time J Monroe in a ment issued Saturday I The Sheriff's job is not all a bed if roses It is impossible to run the office to please everyone There OLD INJURY IS FATAL TO J M TO Sheriff J W Monroe has an- j pounced his candidacy to succeed j self as sheriff of Yolo county His j announcement is the first move in the political campaign which will 3 M Todd 82 years old of the Winters district for almost SO years died Saturday at the Yolo i ty hospital Despite his advanced j age he was strong and active until he suffered a fall about a year ago j His hip was broken and at his re- quest he was brought to the county institution to spend his last days Winters friends were frequent and to them he never failed to I give praise to the Hospital for the care and attention shown fto him after his accident To Rest Near Wife j Mrs Todd died in October 1928 She was placed at lest at Winters His remains will be buried alongside of hers The Krellenberg company making the arrangements Todd was a retired farmer born in Continued on Page Two DAVIS WOMAN DIES HERE FROM CANCER max at the primaries August 26 and Pennsylvania fie came to Winters j 30 years ago and lived there on a i ranch until 1912 when he moved to j Santa Rosa He and Mrs Todd re- turned to Winters six years ago to j make their home with their l ter Mrs Ben Hoy The latter ed her love and devotion upon them and did everything possible to make their last days cheerful and happy Children Survive i Another daughter Mrs Frank Faure resides in Petaluma There the general election November 4 k Larsson Quits Leadership of Better Homes Little trading and losses in the majority of issues that changed recorded on the stock market day Quotations i 4414 down Vi Inter- coast 21 up k Caterpillar down Kolster 5 down Vs Pacific Lighting down Vi Southern California Edison down G E down Golden State MFIk bid 28 asked Standard 0.1 down California Pack- ing Co 73 bid 75 asked Byron son bid asked Richfield down United States Steel General Motors down Anaconda Copper 70 down American Telephone down American Can 14074 up Vs gomery Ward down ican Tobacco 230 n zk Southern Pacific down March wheat down May wheat down July wheat down September wheat CROCO FUNERAL SAILORS FREED SERVICES HELD IN MURDER CASE Snyder Croco was laid to rest in Woodland Saturday ing services at Krellenberg chapel Rev C G Zierk officiated A large number of relatives and friends were n attendance i The pallbearers were J F Garrette i B A Nordyke Tom Dinsdale Owen Dinsdale William Rawson and John Fitzgerald By Valley News Alliance i R Lane and W Burke sailors were acquitted j night of the charge of murdering H T Haskins aged recluse The defendants claimed that kins had sold them liquor and har sustained injuries in a free-for-all fight Mrs Nellie Jones 36 mother of three children died in the county pital early Saturday after a ing illness She was a native of Washington but for the past year had been living at Davis in a tourist cabin with her family Several weeks ago she was brought to Woodland for treatment for cer The Davis Rotary club ed itself in Mrs Jones case and ned to send her to San Francisco for the treatment but her case was so aggravated the an was not moved Mrs Jones is survived by her band J R Jones and three children Marjorie Lorraine and Orville Funeral services will be held day at 10 a m at the Davis Com- munity church in Davis with Rev N M Fiske officiating Interment will be in the Davis Beginning Monday S A Larson four surviving who for the last two years has been j They are Melvin Cook and Delbert connected with the Woodland of San Jose William Cook of ture company will be associated with Sebastopol and Mrs R W Simmons the furniture department of of Los Angeles Mr Todd was a devout parishioner in Sacramento in the presbyterian church at Winters Because of this change Larsson has j anci was known as a most useful and been forced to resign as chairman citizen the Yolo county Better Homes week program and that position is to be filled by Kenneth T Carter manage f of the local Montgomery Ward store Larsson is to be district furniture representative f the Sacrament The family will continue to make its home here Carter is considered an able man to take over plans for thd county-wide program lie will an- his plans in a short time AuL FOUND NEAR COUNTY LINE Yolo county's mysterious slaying fiend has appeared again Twelve legs found on the strong ranch just across the county line from the Davis Farm bore mute testimony to the tragedy of Friday night The carcasses had been re- moved Sheriff Monroe and Clay Grove of Dixon joined forces in the investigation but were unable to find sny further traces than has been the case in the past killings This time the slayer stepped across the county line killing the cattle on the Armstrong ranch just south of the Agricultural Farm at Davis i though the crime was committed in Solano county Sheriff J W Monroe of Yolo county joined forces with the 1 Solano authorities in an effort to find i some clue which will lead to the er's capture For the fourth time in a the cattle slayer has swooped down on some unsuspecting herd and left his 1 trail of blood and dead cattle In ery case the methods have been the i same The cattle have been killed by crushing their heads with a heavy club and by cutting their throats In some cases a hind quarter has been taken but the majority of the slain cattle were left just as they fell Friday night's invasion however saw a new angle develop The cattle had been killed legs cut off and then loaded onto a truck and hauled away The fact that the carcasses had been loaded on a truck indicates that the slayer has at least one plice sheriff's officers believe All motive of revenge has been eliminated in the search for the er Jack Fernandez of Bryte was the victim on the first two ances and at that time a revenge motive was sought But Tuesday night the Harris Dairy Farm in West Sacramento was the scene of the slaying of two heifers dez lost a prize cow five goats were killed and four kids stolen With the revenge motive shoved into the background sheriff's cers believe that the killings are the work of a maniac who enjoys seeing cattle m death struggles Movie Stars Miscast Is Claim But Lions Follies Care Not Stonyford Hunter Kills Monster Lion J B of Stonyford killed a female mountain lion skin of which measured feet in length He also killed a brown bear the pelt of which was eight feet long He has sent the skins with a number of others to a Williams taxidermist to be made into rugs captured the beasts on his big game hunt in Glenn county mountains where he has one of the finest hunting lodges in the coast range manager of the Theater accused Tom Pugi of being cast in the wrong part o the Lions Club Follies to be presentee in the Woodland High school auditor mm March 20 and 21 At rehearsal the other night pointed out that Bebe Daniels th lithe film star whom Pugh is to im personate is slender whereas Pugh i not But anyhow whether like it or not Tom is going to be I Daniels 1 But then Robert Mumm cannot be any Clara Bow It's up to this week to transform himself i the famous It girl Kraft the Theda Bara is doing his practicing at home nnd he promises to put on sonir real vamping Los ris is to be Missus Douglas Fairbanks etter known as Mary Pickford Le as agreed to wear curls lisp and bf America's sweetheart for two it least After that he's going to bf Everything is going just fine Allen the director reports but ome members of the cast are won lering just how the shoe problem o be solved Shoe horns are to be it a premium on show nights when he female impersonators start ng number nine into women's hoes But Miss Allen is not worrying she's put on a lot of such shows and he shoe problem will be solved Of course it would be telling to say how will do it The best way to find out is to attend the show Woodland Girl Wins Honors at U of Nevada BALL SLATED TONIGHT DE MEET Everything is in readiness for the district convention of the DeMolay lodge to be held here tonight Paul Reiff local president and members i have arranged for a dinner and re- ception to follow the business 1 ing It is expected that about 75 boys will come here from eight district 1 cities Carl Summ Hurt Double honors have been given Miss Dora Clover Woodland girl who is a junior student at the Uni- versity of Nevada Miss Clover has just been voted president of the Women's Athletic Association for She was the former vice-president She has also been chosen college representative to the national athletic conference of American college women to be held at the University of Michigan Ann Harbor in April As Nevada will be the meeting place for the western sectional con- ference in 1031 Miss Clover will be one of the four national tive officers Miss Clover is oring in athletics Tickets for the night are being sold rapidly and a great crowd is anticipated Chief George Hazeman announces In Work Here HARBINSON ESTATE The estate of Dr J binson who died last Sunday is ued at more than according to a petition for letters of filed in superior court day Dr Harbinson left no will the petition sets forth The estate papers filed do not include life insurance payments made direct to The heirs are the widow Mrs Edith Mae Harbinson and two daughters Barbara Mae five and Sally Anne one The petition was filed for Mrs binson by Huston Huston Huston Carl Summ is receiving at the Woodland Clinic for a be sold at the door Money ed back The injury occurred as he raised from the dance will be was attempting to lift a heavy buy equipment for the department I rel State Home Leader Guest at Plainfield Press Time Bulletins BABY CYCLONE HURTS MANY NEAR L A LOS ANGELES Mar baby cyclone struck in dale Hawthorne and Lennox Saturday causing some damage and minor injuries io several people Roofs were taken from some buildings and plate glass windows were broken in others BANDIT SLAYERS CAUGHT BY POSSE JETMORE Kans Mar houis after they i held up the State Bank Friday the three bandits who killed a deputy sheriff in trying to escape surrendered to a posse of 100 men about five miles south west of Jetmore this afternoon Dogs picked up their trail southwest of the city and led the posse to where the trip was hiding in the weeds Although armed the three gave up without any effort at battle The Plainfield Home Department mot Friday afternoon with Miss lian Clark state home agent of Berkeley the guest of honor She assisted in ft program on home storage problems A special meeting of the Plainfield group will be held on March 25 New Making Progress of the new Woodland mar school in Beamer park ly being put up by the construction crew Wet weather the last few has handicapped workmen but con- struction is expected to go idly during the spring
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