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Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 8, 1931, Woodland, California Plan For Holidays It isn't too late to let our service department budget and plan a day advertising campaign for you Genial advertising experts are at your service ISSUED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY THREE Today's Best Smile Dance music declares a maker is becoming too tame But cover charges are still driving em wild WOODLAND CALIFORNIA TUESDAY DECEMBER 8 1931 ESTABLISHED 1877 DIE CRASH Oleo Ordinances Held Illegal 949 DAIRYMEN SEE DEFEAT IN ASKS TAX B Poor Need Help of All For Relief Efforts of Yolo county men J to have a county ordinance levying license on the sale of oleomargarine and other butter substitutes in the county met a setback Monday after- noon when the board of supervisors j tabled the proposed ordinance for ther consideration i football weather two teams taST thf has ready for a bang-up game charity as been definitely closed as a result of a the goal the people of two recent handed down by united to gather at the field in the ney General U S Webb that such of Christmas nr R ft A R Game BURG LARS Ur Crowd Tribute Paid Newton LOOT PLANT LOSS System Opposed Refinance 7 rri rf Board Approves I arm are contrary to law and un constitutional Law Bars Members of the board themselves as anxious to do anything possible to aid the farmers and dairy men in their work here but that the That in brief describes the opening of high schools ball game at o'clock Tuesday afternoon with the biggest crowd of many seasons thronging the field Thieves company's looted plant the at Standard Oil Winters Highlights of Hoover's Message Before Congress east actions of the board must be stands A large section of the ed by law Under the state law as was reserved tin Davis by Webb District Attorney Neal Chalmers and other district at- in j i i i i LO in with whom Chalmers has uu cussed the situation the proposed and Davis shortly would be clearly illegal noon as merchants closed up shop for In explaining the situation to the the proprietors and em- men in the beard's Chalmers stated that anv license for dyman Field levied by the county can be only Pay Memorial 1 and that it must not be levied Just before the game starts om for revenue A sales license as proposed he declared would be be- yond the bounds of a regulatory measure and would constitute a levy for revenue City Affected Woodland has already adopted such Was killed Sunday when a train strui k an through its city his automobile but it was pointed out that a city may p levy a tax for revenue under the state tr bc law while a county can not do so ert Towle members of the Coy Scouts However it has been pointed out acting as color guards and that the city ordinance establishes the by representatives of the two sales tax as a police enforcement teams will march from goal posts icy rather than as a revenue carrying the and the legal status of such a j ure is in doubt I Continued on Page Eight Just before the game starts one of the most colorful and significant tures of the event will be staged a tribute paid to Cecil Newton old Woodland High school junior and a member of the football team who Frank Morris represented the men Supporting were Fricke chairman of the Dairy Council of the Yolo County Farm Bureau and I W H Martin Willow Cak Park man j Attorney Harry L Huston sented the oleomargarine interests The entire afternoon was devoted j to a discussion of the matter by bers of the board and the dairy men but the action of tabling the proposed ordinance was taken as a definite stand by the supervisors that they cannot legally adopt the measure i All members of the board present with W 0 Russell chairman i presiding LOCAL YOUTH HELD I ON THEFT CHARGES Store Opens Drive Starts night petting away with loot mated to have been worth upwards of and doing heavy damage to equipment One big gasoline tank was drained of gallons of gasoline Package goods including cleaning fluids were also taken A pump was stolen but it was covered near the ranch four miles south of Winters where it had been dropped by the fleeing night Considerable damage was done to one of the company's Bracks and i equipment about the plant j The officers are without a clue i Believed Spile Job I j C E Emery the Winters said that it resembled a spite job One of the company's trucks driven away with the stolen gasoline j and before the truck was abandoned i the floor boards were demolished and I the headlights kicked out About worth of stamps was from the office There was no i money in the plant and no 1 The men climbed a tall fence to i access into the plant and then pried open a door to the office Gypsies Fined For Winters Fraud Woodland s n c w e s t department Christmas Cheer opened for business Tuesday ever i the business of Riving and not of selling There isn't a thing for sale Even the stock is given It is by generous and will be redistributed to the needy at Christmas time Two Gypsies were fined each in j George Sidwell's court at i Winters Tuesday They were accused i taking money from Smith on false pretenses The officers notified the band to wander to other parts j j Eddy Talks on Market Crash for Rotarians By United Press WASHINGTON Dec Hoover program outlined in the president's annual message to Congress Tuesday included these recommendations A tax increase limited to two years Creation of an emergency re- construction corporation to tion for two years in extending credit to industry Legislation lo release part of deposits in closed banks Additional government ad- vances to federal land hanks Creation of a system of home discount banks Broadening of rediscount provisions for the federal reserve system Encouragement to railways by festering consolidations and of competing services Changes in laws to assist natural resource industries Interstate regulation of electric power Opposition to general tariff re- vision and lo further veterans aid Creation of a public works ad- ministration to carry on all construction except naval and military Transfer of part of shipping board administrative functions to the department of commerce un- der a new assistant secretary for merchant marine Tightening of immigration and deportation laws By RAYMOND CLAPPER Press Staff Corespondent WASHINGTON Dec Hoover today asked the people to cept a two-year increase in taxes and urged Congress to form a national I reconstruction finance corporation aid in rehabilitation of business These two proposals were the cor- of the president's program given to Congress today in the most momentous message a chief executive has delivered since the war Time for Action The time has come for forward action the president He expressed confidence in the country's ability largely to over- come the depn regardless of con- ditions in other parts of the world All that is needed is to con- he said courage and determination loosen credit and put lo work the country's huge resources and stores of money Rails Must Help lie that aid to the must form a part of the struction program as they affect the vitals of the economic life He proposed a temporary tax increase to end July 1 which il is unofficially ed would amount to almost a Details were for a later time but Mr gave a general warning that the count n must prepare to take on an increased emergency burden due lo the sharp declines in tax revenues Credit Proposed The oat standing credit proposal in the was for creation of a re- t ion finance corporation to extend emergency help to business and agriculture Its would be raised jointly by the government and private subscription Its purpose is by ing the weak spots to liberate the full strength of the nation's re- Such a corporation backed by sibly a billion dollars would be ex- Continued on Page YOUR help to carry brightness into forgotten dwelling places of the poor is badly needed i This is the season of is it The need for emergency assistance is greater than ever Old folks ful children patient our friendless and the sad of heart The Christmas chimes will ring in mockery if these nates are overlooked Every cent contributed to the Community Cheer Fund goes per cent to the relief of the needy Oldest Donor One of the interesting contributions I just reported came from John M j He is years old and in his day has seen a lot of happiness as i a great deal of misfortune and He is the oldest I utor to the Cheer Fund this year Little Tots Help Another donation that mighty to j thankfully received was from the Y I M C A girls They are little folk who gave nickels and nies to make up a whole dollar After all it isn't the size of the but the heart that is behind the gift that counts If all will give as they are able to this appeal can be closed in a few days If you care to we hope you do send in jour check or jour money or leave il with Cashiers Chester Gruhler or Floyd of the Relief Hoard any member of the Board or with the Democrat Today's Previously acknowledged J W Monroe John M Hanneman A A Logan A Friend Y GirN A Friend A Friend DECAPITATED BODIES 114 DISCOVERED City Rejects All Bids On By United Press VALLEJO Dec fied Mare Island were today when the car in which they were riding crashed into a tree the road nine miles north of here The automobile left the highway in some unknown manner and crashed into a large oak tree A traffic officer directed to the point of the accident found the car demolished and the bodies mangled almost beyond recognition The bodies were taken to Mure Island officers immediately left for that city in an attempt to identify the victims They were be- to hare been attached to Mare Island State officers also went to the scene to begin an investigation The captain of the Yard's office an- that three sailors attached to Yard craft failed to answer roll call this morning Highway police said the accident happened during tha night The bodies found at 9 a m today Navy yard officials said the three men missing from the Yard William boatswain mate second class San Francisco Ho i has a wife S P McArthur seaman first class Syracuse New York He also is lied K fireman first class of Superior Wisconsin The men wore on overnight liberty and due back at the Yard at 8 a m 10.01 LAST RITES HELD New City Hall FOR GRID PLAYER Arthur B Eddy local attorney speaker at the club luncheon Opening day at store was Tuesday talking on Aftermath j ed bv the donation of several of the Crash Tuesday's talk i was a follow up on a talk he gave to the club on the stock Everett Griffith was chairman for day Harry Johnson who has lived loads of products including near Woodland time and i stuffs clothes bedding whose parents are employed on a One woman gave a large box of ranch near here is in jail at clothing each package wrapped and jra charged with stealing some 20 for a boy of for dies and other horse equipment a small girl and so forth to the One of the saddles Johnson is i torn Five boxes of prunes were of taking was from the en jars of canned fruit shoes lege of Agriculture at Davis He is of potatoes and flour also charged with stealing seven The all of whom are bridles ropes spurs and hers of the Christmas Cheer board equipment at Mapa and with taking and giving their services will another lot from Salinas Johnson the store open throughout the and worked around the stale in various few weeks and will accept ball game rodeos and roundups i you have that may be used by Accounts of news happenings which Tree to Be Erected On State Contractor Head Main Street On Official Visit Here i i Highlights of Monday night's of the Woodland city council bids on the police and fire house unit of I he new city hall were returned unopened he council refused to take action repealing ordinance ing tax on sale of Hearing set for January IS to association lo erect Christmas tree at intersection of Main and First streets ul lining of a program of relief for unemployed of families in Woodland of lo in- stall three fire sirens at main in- in Woodland Early Edition To Help Big Game i Today's Democrat went to during the noon hour in order that His arrest culminated a search of needy They will several weeks by local and Calistoga Christmas time authorities Suspicion was directed I to him when he appeared in and attempted to sell four two weeks ago Yesterday he re- j turned to Calistoga and was arrested by Constable Carl Pierce A old boy who is suspected of being an i accomplice is also in jail A Christmas tree will soon grace the street intersection at Main and First streets The association will arrange for erection of the tree as the result of permission granted Monday night by the city council It was decided at a recent meeting that A would throw all of its keen the staff might do its part in 1 resources back oi the Community Re- the Charity hef Hoard and abandon the custom of a Christmas tree with presents for children However it was felt that Woodland should have a decorated tree for the season and the Main and First street site was selected as the best place for it Mrs Clarence Bailey president of tho local organization and Mrs Oakes Scarlett president of the district stated Tuesday morning that no Sweeney of Stat of Professional and Voca tional Standards is in Woodland will meet any contractors or sub con- tractors who wish to confer with him He will be at the Hotel Woodland until late Wednesday Woodland is in his jurisdiction and he is charged with the enforcement if the state building code and an electric code and with seeing all land tors are properly registered with state He will return here later after visiting northern communities proposed new city hall will remain on paper foi some time il Continued on Page Four i New Laundry Sign In Electric Lights has sign in of his that is an attraction in business The sign is the first of I be new 1 vt E type in- stalled it Woodland bc given at broke after press time will appear in Wednesday's edition Region Council Offers Prize to Students for Name Spring Study Lake Women to Sweet Problem IP open to all high Spring Lake Home department will including those in meet with Mrs J G Bell school nile arrangements had been What's in a name? will be announced Saturday when the u granling Of permission by the To some high school student in the directors of the council meet here H h 21 counties embraced in the Edward Morris new manager of council Now that the permission has mento Region Citizens Council there the council is hacking the contest in been granted definite plans will DC is in a name that will better an effort to secure a name that will at once it was stated the organization The contest more accurately describe the 21 Press Time Bulletins Young men who play hard at a man's sat with bowed heads this morning as last rites were held for Cecil Newton old Woodland High school junior and football er who met a tragic death Sunday afternoon his automobile was by a train The righ football team at- the in a body and have developed strong ies ears to trickle down their unashamed as they paid final o one of their teammates 11 Mowing that a little later in the day were to carry on in a charity game at the wish of the boy's mother R II at the i high school allowed all students who to attend the services to leave classes and the student body oil almost en masse Cecil had been of most of the student lie for his high standards living and sportsmanship Short but impressive services were held at the W C McNary parlors ami the body was hen taken to the College City cemetery for burial were Wade Bird neth HOT Ted regg and Lorraine and Elmer Sac hs FLIERS MEMBERS MEET THURSDAY school students Woodland high day afternoon at o'clock The women will devote the afternoon to Local students are urged to have their suggested names turned in at ties of the organization Those turned in here so far have been featuring Northern California and Upper California Principal R II is i the office of Wraith and Parish Franks in study of Healthful Sweets I Thursday and the award of the prize I ing the local students of the contest FAIR WEATHER Sacramento Valley fair with some cloudiness tonight and Wednesday Moderate temperature FIRE HITS BIEBER BIEBER Dec of undetermined origin early today damage estimated at in the business district here A meeting of the membership of Fliers Club will bo evening Opinions be expressed as to the advisability of converting the course into grass links and ods for such a prof rum j The directors of the Club trc PRINCE IN DETENTION a big attendance President A G LONDON Dec Daily Mail said Unlay thai Prince Nicholas of Proctor and Secretary E an Roumania had gone o o serve wo months detention imposed upon making arrangements for the him by the Roumanian supreme army council for marrying without tha which bc held the consent of his superior officers who include King Carol house p m DENIES POLITICAL WASHINGTON Dec J of the West Utilities Co testified today that if any funds of his company had been diverted for political purposes he had no knowledge of il
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