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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - August 21, 1930, Woodland, California r Reason for Growth Those who know the Democrat best its value the most This accounts for this newspaper's steady growth in circulation Best It strikes us that the arc opportunists They don't ahead Or maybe some ready has signed Mr Hoover up to write a daily piece beginning March I F P A in New York World ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY WOODLAND CALIFORNIA THURSDAY AUGUST 21 1930 ESTABLISHED 1877 BUDGET ITEMS n CHAIRMAN S BATTLE OPENS OIL LANDS PERMITS GRANTED BY BOARD FOR TEACHERS Letter in German Asks Sheriff for Aid in Search Sheriff J Monroe and Bob were just about stumped Thursday morning when they re- a letter from Germany in German After a search an interpreter was The letter was from Ernest who is seeking tion concerning his brother John who is to have died in Yolo county in UMo The letter asks that any information concerning death be forwarded to his brother at ster Germany The office has re- anj body knowing of John to communicate with the office here BUILD INGS L L ALLY AT ROBBINS BR 0 T H E R S CLAIM FRAUD BY GRIEVES BY FLAMES Two buildings near the depot Robbins were destroyed by fire early Wednesday evening Although tht flames threatened the depot for a Willows hotel men haven't been educated to life in a college town Two Woodland boys a Grass ley boy and a Sacramento boy found I that out Wednesday night The boys at three of them Sacramento Junior col- lege students and one a star athlete When J D Grieve of Davis started suit at Colusa Tuesday to quiet title the College of Pacific to 3400 acres of land in the Arbuckle borrow a hotel sign as a i district owned by Pat and John fnr room i ally for the purpose of giving op- tions for oil and gas development crews brought the fire under control come to take J he started a controversy which TS T nart of the and loss ises to result in a legal battle for as a pan 01 me auu made a name for of business But not so in fter tiled suit The quartet was arrested on filed suit through At- quick work by volunteer fne In towns hotel keepers Oil Leases in River Gardens Area Signed before it spread The buildings were- part of the ler Casin company's plant at Robbins and were occupied by Japanese of malicious and spent ers One building was used as a the jn jail clien and it is believed that the fire from the stove in that ing and spread to the other 1 Cll 1 i I I I Vi I 1J i fc t nrt 1 1 1 1 r i crat that the gasoline torney D McComish asking that deed be set aside on ground Thursday morning they were j of fraud and misrepresentation Nine bi ought into court Kent Shuman of named in the complaint as Woodland College of Pacific defendants but their names are not to registrations pared to effect a further lowering of ture which was used as sleeping and star pleaded guilty listed and was fined Hearst Sawyer of None of the occupants was in the Paul Myer of Sacramento kitchen when the started A Lnd pierson Tuttle of Grass Valley of the men saved their being by i ing from the other building before it afternoon in ignited Approximately acres of land LOSS has besn estimated at gon oj Superior Tuttle i district 108 located innately and was fully covered CC1 Colusa and Yolo counties are reported Dv insurance to been signed for oil ment in the last six weeks by T Seave of Berkeley representative of 1 E A 0 H 1 J where hotel keepers a joke i Cite Grievances Gi of the as set forth in the complaint are that on February 14 1928 J D Grieve ob- a judgment from Pat and John Tuttle told officers that he is the Mullally for On May And a quartet of college boys have decided that the best place to pun college pranks is in a college town know when a a big oil concern here said that drilling was scheduled lo start within three months on the land of Dr R L Dow located in the River Garden farms section The Harrington Land company of Colusa has leased acres to Scaver the officials say They do not know the name of the concern in the project REPORTERS WIN AIMEE APPEARANCE County Superintendent By United Press J r LOS rejuvenated j of Aimce made ahout j interested official before county superintendent Thursday Of Thursday said she is rather j The meeting was for the purpose j school children ofj was issued on the and pursuant to the execution and levy the lands of the were on the day of April 1929 sokl by the of Colusa county to R principal of the Woodland High school has been ed of the Yolo county board of education Election was held at a meeting of the board this week when re-organization of the body was Mrs is the retiring head of the election was by a unanimous vote of the board Dates for the opening of three grammar schools in the county weie announced Thursday Rowena ton superintendent of schools The and Willow Slough schools open September 1 the school open September 10 As in the county high schools not open until the second week in September in order to allow students employed in to complete the season This however not apply to thj Woodland High school which will hold 1 A large number of teaching were granted tne board at session IT anted and the whore the will are as secondary Ed ward Hern Fan Woodland Aileen Lee High Hoag Cook Woodland High Edna O'Brien Woodland High Adah Margaret Allen High ial secondary bert Elias Tandy cadet teacher in agriculture Woodland High General Mildred Woodland Leoma Esparto Alice West Sacramento Ethel Wolgamott Special elemental y Lily Greenhalgh Kindergarten primary I and anci father being McPherson conducted the visitors to Bethel Fry Woodland j jn a critical condition at Santa Cruz i Mrs McPherson's bedside first Josephine Ochoa general s his parent G W ing advised them that no oral science Davis High William R be asked and there would i special secondary physical Thursday was be no face lifting questions i The city council sitting as a Oil company's holdings on William R Pugh secondary Tolson Sr is gradually Seen in a good light for the first j Of equalization will complete its work Heaven Dome A physical education Hc is 71 years of age and I time became ill and since j Saturday according to Hiram been erected on the ground and the men will live close to their work A WIFE BATTLE OVER ROADS WAXES WARM In executive session following the public hearing day on the budget for the Yolo Supervisors were Thursday completing their own study of the estimate of tures for the next fiscal year and checking over the costs of county government for Before the meeting with the taxpayers closed late day F B Edson acting chairman during the absence of W 0 Russell promised protesting taxpayers that the board would have another public hearing after the supervisors had decided on what contemplated expenditures might be omitted or reduced and be- fore the new rate is levied Edson stated that he and other members of the board are staying awake nights trying to figure out how to meet the re- quests of the taxpayers and he advised the taxpayers themselves get copies of the budget and study j the various items of expenditures and Yolo County Alone in Plan Of Using Gas Tax Proceeds Pierce the Davis man who himself as a state tax expert advised the lor the counties is not based on the amount of gasoline sold in the different counties or districts The sum alloted to each county is receipts These copies may be ed at the office of Auditor Fred Porter Chairman Russell whose ed absence Wednesday created erable mirthful comment fun and criticism among the taxpayers was at his desk today Tax Developments Out of the meeting Wednesday came several interesting developments concerning the county's business ad- ministration estimate by Ed Brendel in the office of Auditor Fred Porter that between 20 and 23 cents can be lopped off the tax rate even though the budget were left as it stands and admission by Brendel that it is more than likely that there are some other items that can be 1 the rate At least SI and probably more is to be pared from the supervisorial program calling for an expenditure of for bridges Abatement by Supervisor Edson that Supervisor Russell was paid a month for being secretary of the Weimar Hospital board until a grand jury called a halt and that since that time another member of his has been the secretary in Continued on Page Two Continued on Eight GLENN COUNTY TAX RATE DROPS Death Follows Trail of of announcing her policy in the Angc- Yuba county arc tearing down i lus Temple feud The interview hoi campaign posters C which no An investigation disclosed that terminated when she apparently j taken them fainted and after it was made known and in their scrap Valley Newt Alliance county board of supervisors late Wednesday approved the tentative budget and was to set the tax rate Thursday which will probably be two cents lower than last year Sad are the hearts of Mr and Mrs she would answer no questions Bruce Tolson the father facial operations iv L Fisher dying here Wednesday I May Waldron assistant to Mrs Investigation also revealed Mrs Meade is unopposed for re-election Work Progresses on of motor he explained to bolster the charge made to the Yolo super- late Wednesday that the land load district is not getting a fair deal from the methods of having the supervisorial districts share equally in the gasoline and motor vehicle tax moneys which I amounted to last year Hiram Hennigan member of the Woodland city council made the charge and was answered by visor Tony Marty who claimed that figuring on total gasoline sales district would be entitled to more of i the state funds than Woodland or other supervisorial district J Hennigan held that the State money is proportioned according toi S A Cooper whose shoe automobile and motor vehicle was badly damaged in The and as Woodland has more Vogue store fire last August 9 cars and other motor vehicles i day sold his entire stock of shoes to this city should get more of the firm of the state revenue than the other four supervisorial districts Open to Argument Pierce the State official said Thursday that the subject is COOPER SELLS SHOE STOCK mento Trucks were hauling the to Sacramento soon after the deal was closed The buyers intend to sell the stock at a fire sale It is Cooper's plan to reopen his shoe department in the new Vogue City Council Nears j Equalization Work End j on i 117 There are arguments betty Company Well hc explained Citizens of the incorporated both with a completely new stock Three shifts of seven men are be- ing worked clay and night on the FiU elementary Mary brother-in-law of Mrs Virginia the beauty operation Mrs McPherson acting mayor There have been ston Scarlett general elementary Mrs Bart and fully ten years younger than persons visit the board according Hamilton general Cummins of Woodland and Mrs I when last seen She was pale but to Henigan and adjustments mentary Jennie Mabel Reasoner Fred McCullough of Dunnigan cral elementary Charlotte Shaffer general elementary j HISTORIC TOWN THREATENED By Valley News Alliance skin was smoother been made to satisfaction of tax cities of Woodland Winters and Knights Landing do not pay a di- rect road tax while the taxpayers in districts arc charged with this particular fax The State has had considerable WINS REAPPOINTMENT By Valley News Alliance G E of has been of the state board of ian examiners by Governor Young It will be his third term over i Boy Injured While Lon Chancy can go ahead phantom of operas and anything hc j wants to so far as George Marlin is concerned George tried to late the movie star Thursday j He climbed to the top of the j land opera house Three taking roles of opened fire with boulders There was a scamper an outcry They got the phantom FACES CHECK CHARGE By Valley News Alliance OROVILLE Cherokee to have j mining town was endangered j by issuing checks Mark night by a grass and brush i son alias Sullivan was arrested fire that has burned several after hc had returned from being i acres j ers pipe line from Cache cirok to the top with municipalities of the dome has been completed said we havo a water supply Steam power j is created to operate the machinery Continued on Page Eight Man Returned From j Nevada for Press Time Bulletins Florida Poultry Man Buys Ranch in Esparto District ny FOUR HELD ON BURGLARY CHARGE of Police Lai MARYSVILLE Aug and Pauline Fortune returned from ters of San Francisco Eddie Brooks Marysville prize fighter Nevada with Captain Robert Chase alleged to have robbed a Yuba county home wanted here on a check charge held to answer to superior court Thursday on burglary La said a warrant Bail for the women was fixed at each and for the men atl i disturbing the peace was served in each an attempt to hold LeBaron in The far famed Purple Circle has has already taken attracted another settler who plans to send to New York City j to Yolo county from St Petersburg at once for his son and vacla On top of the roof lay George Kej Florida after making an excursion to law They will come here and assist had slipped and sprained his ankle all parts of California 1 Reevs in managing the farm The stones had gone wild but George lie is J G who has Several months ago Reevs came to had while making his an improved tract near California and stayed in Los Angelos away It was necessary for the lad to be treated at the Woodland Clinic The opera house has closed since one of the theatergoers slipped in a doorway sustaining a broken leg A damage suit resulted Three Filipinos Hurt in Crash By Valley News Alliance INCOME TAX RATE MAY BE BOOSTED i WASHINGTON Aug officials do not expect the one per cent tax cut on normal individual and corporate effective this year to be maintained next year Maintenance of the one per cent reduction was not considered impossible but wasj i described as unlikely It was pointed out that the effect of 1 pressed conditions on revenue would not be known until That is assured you if i March when income tax payments will be due TheBest Esparto The newcomer plans to Then he decided to see all of Thomas Varcla and Algeo a small dairy and engage in fornia before settling He stopped in j Filipinos employed on the the poultry business He has had long ranch near were seriously injured when their roadster left highway and crashed into a near son Scarlett from J P a but later came back declaring he was ing engineer residing at Nevada City well satisfied with this county experience in the culture of poultry The land was purchased through the territory over Then he drove on PROSECUTOR ESCAPES GUN FIRE LEXINGTON Aug Prosecutor Harry Miller rowly escaped death at the hands of would-be assassins as he was fired upon from an automobile at an intersection of streets in the here Wednesday night Two other I city Miller said he had received threatening letters He returned suffered minor injuries j the gun fire with the firm listed in the BUY GUIDE Icy protects these MEATS f ond they are prepared ond they are pat into
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