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DISCUSS FARM SUBJECTS
Program Completed for Farmers’ Week at
DAVIS (Yolo Co.), Sept. 22 - All arrangements have been completed for the general courses in agriculture to be given free to farmers at the University farm school during the last week in September and the first week in October. The first week of the courses will be devoted entirely to courses on subjects of irrigation, but the courses of the second week are of a more general nature and will appeal to all farmers.
The program which has been arranged for the second week is as follows:
3 - “Keeping Farm Accounts,” Leroy ANDERSON; “Alfalfa,” A.J. GAUMNITZ; “Soils -
How Farmed,” Professor I.P. ROBERTS,
Tuesday, October 4 - “Use of Inventory,” Leroy ANDERSON; “Fertilizers, Needs of the Plant,” J.S. BURD; “Alfalfa,” A.J. GAUMNITZ; “Soil in Relation to Water,” Thomas H. MEANS; “Nature and Value of Commercial Fertilizers,” J.S. BURD.
October 5 - “Keeping crop Accounts.” Leroy ANDERSON; “Improving Wheat,” A.J.
GAUMNITZ; “Soils, How Tilled,” Professor I.P. ROBERTS; “Culture of Sugar
Beets,” E.C. BURR,
Thursday, October 6 - “How to Find Leaks on the Farm,” Leroy ANDERSON; “Use of Manures and Fertilizers,” J.S. BURD; “Cover Crops in Reference to Grain Growing,” R.E. MANSELL; “Soil in Relation to Plants,” Thomas H. MEANS; “Field Study of Soil Types,” Thomas H. MEANS.
Friday, October 7 - “Relative Investment in Farm Property,” Leroy ANDERSON; “Selection and Treatment of Seed Grain.” A.J. GAUMNITZ; “Soils , How Improved,” Professor I.P. ROBERTS; “Practical Soil Problems and Their Solution,” Thomas H. MEANS; Study of Grain Exhibit,” A.J. GAUMNITZ.
Known in Yuba - Marysville (Yuba Co.), Sept. 22 - W.A.
HANDCOCK, who died last Sunday in
BIGGS SCHOOLS REOPEN
BIGGS (Butte Co.), Sept. 22 - The Biggs public schools
were opened on Monday morning with a fairly good attendance. The regular and
total number of students have not as yet enrolled on
account of the fall work being not finished. The same teachers were again
employed this year as last year, with the exception of a new school principal,
Professor J.E .WALL, of
The teachers in the other grades are, Miss Leta LaPOINT, Miss Edith NEFF, and Mrs. C.C. SPENCE. About one hundred and twenty-five are already entered with prospects of many more by the beginning of next week, which may make it necessary for the school board to consider a larger building and more teachers to accommodate the growing number of students.
CHASE DEER FIVE HOURS
PLACERVILLE (El Dorado Co.), Sept. 22 - A very fine large buch was killed last Sunday by George WILLIAMSON, Jr. on lower Webber creek, and his father, George WILLIAMSON, Sr., shot and severely wounded one other. The hunters followed the wounded animal for five hours by the trail of blood, but were unable to locate it.
NATIVE OF FRENCH CORRAL
Mrs. Sarah Herbert Dies at Her Home in Marysville
MARYSVILLE (Nevada Co.), Sept - Mrs
.Sarah HERBERT, widow of the late J.C. HERBERT, died at her home in this city
Tuesday night at the age of 75 years. The deceased was a native of
LEARNS OF NIECE’S DEATH
GRASS VALLEY (Nevada Co.), Sept. 22 - The news has been received here by Mrs. W.H. MORGAN of the death of her little niece, Alva AITKEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John AITKEN of Nanaimo, B.C. The child was five years of age and succumbed to spinal meningitis.
Mrs. Aitken was formerly Miss Irene THOMAS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. THOMAS, at one time residents of this city.
TRCKEE (Nevada Co.), Sept. 22 - On account of the illness of Misses MILLER and STRUCKMEYER, teachers of the Meadow Lake grammar school, the school has been closed for two days.
TRIES TO CATCH SAW
TO DEVELOP ELECTRIC POWER
Manager of Cone Ranch Files Big Water Appropriation
RED BLUFF (Tehama Co.), Sept. 22 - T.H. RAMSEY, manager of the Cone ranch, yesterday filed notice of appropriation of water rights of 10,000 inches of water in Mill Creek. The water will be diverted from the creek and carried in flumes to the Cone ranch, where it will be used for the generation of electric power.
LAVA DELAYS MINE WORK
Hard Formation of Ground Impedes Sinking of New Shaft
GIBSONVILLE (Sierra Co.), Sept. 22 - The lava formation of the ground in the vicinity of the White Bee and Bunker Hill mining claims is causing considerable delay in the sinking of the new shaft by the Poker Flat Mining company in that district. M. DUVAL is sperintendent of the new plant and expects to be operating within a few weeks.
POINTS GUN AT CONTRACTOR
Allen is a
bricklayer and had built a chimney in a new house here and claimed that he had
$7 coming to him. He procured a shotgun and started out after his coin. He met
The officials of the reclamation service saw the proceedings and telephoned for police. When they arrived they found that Allen had compelled Bodack to place his watch, $13 in money and his paper on the ground.
At his preliminary hearing Allen did not care to have a lawyer and seemed indifferent to his fate. He is believed to be mentally unbalanced.
AUBURN WOMEN ELECT
Annual Session of Temperance Workers; Officers and Delegates
The following officers were elected: President, Mrs. S.E. CALLEN; first vice-president, Mrs. M. ALLEN; second vice-president, Miss G.G. HUTCHINSON; recording secretary, Mrs. A.C. MANNING; treasurer, Mrs. E.L. CLEVELAND; auditor, Mrs. MANNING; superintendents of departments, evangelistic, and hospital, Mrs. E.L. CLEVELAND; flower mission, Mrs. A.C. MANNING; Sunday school, Mrs. M.M. ALLEN; press, Mrs. C.M. RICHMOND.
were elected delegates to the convention at Loomis: Mesdames
COLUSA COUPLE WED IN YOLO
Meyers-Watson Married in Parish House of
ARBUCKLE (Colusa Co.), Sept. 22 - F.J. MYERS and Miss
Grace WATSON, accompanied by relatives, left here this morning for
Mr. and Mrs. MYERS are both natives of Colusa county. Mr. Myers is the son of Charles Myers, a large land owner near Arbuckle and one of the most successful farmers in Colusa county. The bride is the step-daughter of W.H. KILGORE of Grimes.
The couple will go from Woodland to San Francisco and then to Santa Cruz, spending about two weeks before returning home.
MARRIED AT SISTER’S HOME
BIGGS (Butte Co.), Sept. 22 - At the home of her sister, Mrs. C.H. DEPUE of Marysville, occurred the marriage of Miss Vida HICKS of Biggs today. W.J. BUSH, with the California State Savings bank of San Francisco, is the groom, and holds a good position in the city, where he has already fitted up a beautiful home for the bride.
The sisters of the bride, Miss Fern HICKS of Biggs, Mrs. LEBORVOU of Chico, Mrs. E.H. ORR of Oroville and Mrs. C.H. DEPUE of Marysville and a few other special friends witnesses the ceremony.
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MAXIMUM TAX LEVIED
WAS WEALTHY RANCHER
Daniel H. Raymond Dies After
Twenty Years’ Residence Near
ABANDON PLAN FOR BANK
Mr. THIELEN canvassed the matter thoroughly in company with G.M. HANISCH, one of the progressive citizens of this city, but the conclusion arrived at was to the effect that the time has not yet arrived for a second financial institution in the form of a state bank.
SATISFIED WITH INVESTMENT
Railroad Manager Visits Mining Property Near
Mr. KNAPP and
L.E. ARMSTRONG, manager of the Cassidy, were boyhood friends, and it was
through Armstrong that they decided to spend two weeks in this city. They are
delighted thus far with what they have seen, and are satisfied that they have
made no mistake in investing in the
PLACER WIDOW MARRIES
Arndt-Price Wedding Ceremonies Are Held in
YOUTHS DRINK IN SALOON
Siskiyou Supervisors Vote to Revoke License
YREKA (Siskiyou Co.), Sept 20 - Evidence taken before the county board of supervisors yesterday in the hearing of John A. WHITE, a saloonkeeper of Mr. Hebron, showed that WHITE had allowed the 14-year-old son of Charles SHORT to enter the saloon, and also to drink and play cards within the barroom.
Acting on this evidence and other evidence of violations of the county ordinances under which White’s license had been granted, the members of the board of supervisors voted unanimously to revoke the license.
DIES AT BROTHER’S HOME
Hospital Treatment Gave Isaac Wiley Little Relief
spent several weeks in the _ones Memorial hospital, where he was treated for a
malignant growth of the tongue, which left him in bad condition. He went to the
ranch of his brother, where he gradually grew weaker until death relived him.
He was about 50 years of age and was a native of
Mrs. Anna Friedell Dies in
Engagement Announced at
OROVILLE (Butte Co.), Sept 20 - Word was received here today of the announcement in Napa last night of the engagement of Miss Maidie Louise GESFORD, daughter of Judge Henry C. GESFORD of that city, to George F. JONES, the local attorney and Republican nominee for district attorney. The announcement of the engagement was made at a social gathering last night at the home of the bride-elect, and it was announced that the wedding will take place early in November.
Miss GESFORD is popular in social circles in Napa and San Francisco, and her father, Judge Gesford, is a past president of the Native Sons, as is also the father of the prospective groom, Major A.S. JONES of this city.
WILL NOT TALK OF ABSENCE
Colusa Bank Clerk Returns Home as Mysteriously as He Disappeared
COLUSA (Colusa Co.), Sept 20 - Will YOUNG, son of Mrs.
Ida Young of this city, who mysteriously disappeared from Willows on August 19,
and was not heard from after leaving
The young man
was employed as a clerk in the Bank of Willows, and left with a month’s salary due
him. He has been at
Kill Three Deer - Colusa (Colusa Co.), Sept. 20 - Phil
POIRIER, J.J. O’ROURKE, Dr. RATHBUN, Arthur FOUCH, Roy GRENFELL and George
SCOTT, who are camped on
New Roof Put On - Colusa (Colusa Co.), Sept. 20 - A new tin roof is being put on the Masonic temple in this city to take the place of the old roof, which has been on the building for many years.
Grand Matron Visits -
Dry Land Dredging to Start - Oroville (Butte Co.), Sept. 20 - That the Bucket Gravel company, operators of the dry land dredger, will be in a position to resume operation by the first of next week, is the statement of C.C. JENSEN of Chico, who today said that all claims against the company had been paid in full.
Butcher Recovers -
W.C.T.U. in Session -
Lamiman Is Elected -
Dredge Worker Burned - Colusa (Colusa Co.), Sept. 20 - While working on a dredger twenty-eight miles from this city in district 108, Captain MAYHEW yesterday afternoon suffered severe burns about the hands and arms when an oil burner exploded as he was repairing the engine.
Wrist Is Broken - Rocklin (Placer Co.), Sept 20 - As a result of having tripped on a wire in her vegetable garden late yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Nellie Leahy HUTTON fell at her home two miles from Rocklin and suffered a severe fracture of the bones of her left wrist.
Gambling Case Pending - Chico (Butte Co.), Sept 20 - Robert ANDERSON and John SONTAG, charged with illegal gambling in Stirling City and arrested here Sunday night on the complaint of 14-year-old Frank Craig, (rest cut off).
Natives to Be Hosts -
Lawlers Pay Tribute - Nevada City (Nevada Co.), Sept. 20 - The committee appointed from the Nevada County Bar association to prepare resolutions of respect in honor of the memory of the late Thomas S. FORD, district attorney of the county, yesterday submitted their report, which was ordered transcribed on the records of the superior court.
Game Warden Shot -
DOUBLES PRICE OF RANCH
Placer Property Increases in Value $5000 Over Cost Last Year
Mr. Gibson is
a New Yorker, but says he intends to spend the remainder of his life in
MASONS TO BURY MARSHAL
BURGLARS GET PURSE
Auctioneer’s House Ransacked While Family Works in Near-by Orchard
LASSEN HAS $2 RATE
Supervisors Fix Tax Levy and Apportionment for Ensuing Year
SUSANVILLE (Lassen Co.), Sept. 20 - The board of supervisors of Lassen has fixed the tax rate at a flat $2. The apportionment of this levy is as follows: Salary, .18; hospital, .06; road, .40; school, .21; high school, .09; cemetery, .017; contingent, .04; jail, .40; state, .353; general, .25.
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DEATH ENDS LONG ILLNESS
LINCOLN (Placer Co.), Sept. 29 - After an illness of
about a year, C. Marion MYERS died at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Anna
When the young
man first became afflicted with the disease he went to a number of sanitariums
with the hope of checking the ravages of the disease, but without success. At
one time Mr. Myers held a responsible position with the Southern Pacific
company. He was genial and popular with his associates. The funeral will be
held Saturday from the residence of Mrs. Ann FULLER in
WAS SON OF PIONEER FAMILY
Frank A. Atwood Dies of Typhoid Fever in
was held this afternoon in
FORMER YUBA RESIDENT
Mrs. Harry Dalton, Well Known in Marysville, Dies in
MARYSVILLE (Yuba Co.), Sept. 29 - A message was
received in Marysville this morning of the death of Mrs. Harry DALTON at at her home in
will take place in
Son of Prominent Dutch Flat Banker Now Enroute to
AUBURN (Placer Co.), Sept. 29 - John NICHOLLS, a prominent banker of Dutch Flat, was in Auburn today and accompanying him was his son, John E. NICHOLLS, who has recently returned form the gold mines of Africa.
ARREST BURGLAR SUSPECT
YUBA CITY (Sutter Co.), Sept. 29 - Suspected of being the man who burglarized the home of Henry VAN TIGER near here, Thomas O’DONNEL is now being held pending an investigation as to his whereabouts at the time of the robbery. O’Donnel was arrested here yesterday while he was engaged in unloading grapes at the freight depot.
He was in the employ of Mark PEASE when the sheriff’s office was notified of his presence in town, and he was immediately taken into custody by Under Sheriff Bennett SCHILLIG. O’DONNEL claims that he was in Sacramento the day the crime was committed, having left Yuba City September 17, and the theft was not committed until the following Monday.
MINER’S BACK CRUSHED
Empire Mine Worker May Have Suffered Internal Injuries
How serious are his injuries cannot be determined as yet. The doctor fears internal injuries.
WORKMEN FALL FROM BRIDGE
Wrenched Wrist and Many Bruises Are Extent of Injuries
YUBA CITY (Sutter Co.), Sept. 29 - H. BANDELOW and Ed. HOFFMAN, employed in repairing the Feather river wagon bridge between this city and Marysville, sustained painful injuries this morning by falling from a plank under the bridge to the ground about twenty feet below. Bandelow’s injuries consisted of a badly wrenched wrist and several bruises, but Hoffman was more fortunate, only being bruised and shaken up.
BRIDGE CARPENTER INJURED
Falls Twenty-five Feet From High
MARYSVILLE (Yuba Co.), Sept. 29 - Zebediah
COUSINS, a bridge carpenter in the employ of the Southern Pacific Railway
company, was brought to one of the local hospitals this afternoon suffering
from injuries received by falling off a high bridge over the Feather river
north of town. He was immediately placed aboard extra work train No. 1324 , and hurried to
He fell about
twenty-five feet and was hurt internally. Cousins is a single man and his home
REMOVE STAR OF YUBA POLICEMAN
Marysville Chief Degrades Officer Who Showed “Bravery” in Crowd
MARYSVILLE (Yuba Co.), Sept. 29 - Chief of Police MABIN today took away the star of Special Policemen Charles MATTHEWS. In chasing the runaway negro, “Red” WILLIAMS, last night, Matthews made very free use of his gun, endangering the lives of citizens.
An hour later Williams is said to have passed the special officer at Third and E streets, near the postoffice corner, and Matthews made no attempt to arrest him.
DIES IN YOLO SANITARIUM
Victim of Accident Will Be Buried in
WOODLAND (Yolo Co.), Sept. 29 - William A. FRIEND, who was picked up unconscious on the road yesterday near Merritts Station by Ed FISSELL and brought to the sanatarium in this city, died at 3 a.m. today. Death was due to a fractured skull and hemorrhage of the brain. An operation was performed by the physicians, but they gave little hope for his recovery.
Very little is
known about FRIEND in this county, and little information about him can be
obtained. He leaves a daughter residing some place in the East, and three
Early Morning Fire in Oroville Destroys Four Homes at Loss of $10,000
Defective Flue Starts Blaze While Woman Milks Cow and Family Sleep
OROVILLE (Butte CO.), Sept. 29 - An early morning fire
Mrs. W.C. NELSON arose at this morning and started a fire and then went to milk her cow. Soon afterward she discovered the roof of her residence in flames. She hastened to the house and awakened the sleeping members of her family, and they had only time to escape from the burning building in their night clothes. The fire department was soon at the scene, but the fire had spread to the houses on each side of the Nelson home and to one in the rear. The residence of Charles G. Thunene was saved only by the flood of water form three lines of hose.
All the contents of the Nelson house were destroyed, but the occupants of the other houses had time to remove their furniture from the houses. J.F. GALVIN, editor of the Oroville Mercury, occupied one of the houses and Minor BROWN and Mrs. Susie MYERS the others. The Nelson, Galvin and Brown residences were owned by Mrs. FISHER, and the fourth house by Mrs. STOVER.
The Thunene house was saved only by the hard work of the fireman twice before in the past two years.
BIG GLENN RANCH SOLD
Stockman Buys 1200-Acre Purkitt Property Near Willows
WILLOWS (Glenn CO.), Sept. 29 - The PURKITT ranch of
1200 acres west of this city was today sold to Mike CAMPBELL, a well-known
stockman with heavy business interests in this section of the valley. The price
FRAUD CASES CONTINUED
On Motion of
Attorney F.C. GOLDEN of
Judge Hughes did not take kindly to the motion and spoke his mind freely. He was inclined to believe that due diligence had not been shown, but finally extended the date for trial so that there could be no further ground for delay.
Red Ravine Mine, Recently in Legal Dispute, Proves to Be Rich Producer
MARYSVILLE (Yuba Co.), Sept. 29 - Ed PAGE, one of the owners of the Red Ravine mine, near Dobbins, has brought to this city some samples of ore from that recently discovered quartz claim which assays over $5000 to the ton. The specimens are on exhibition at a local jewelry store.
This is the mine that was recently in dispute in the courts, Superintendent WILKINS of the Mother Lode mine claiming it was his property. He was beaten in the superior court, Judge MATSON deciding that it was outside the boundaries of the Mother Lode patent.
The mine shows a large body of ore, some of it being what is termed “jewelry ore.”
PLAN GRAFTING OPERATION
Volunteers Asked to Give Up Skin to Save Young Boy
AUBURN (Placer Co.), Sept 29 - An appeal has been made by local doctors to friends of 6-year-old Francis KELLY, who was badly burned by powder here a month ago, asking for volunteers to give up portions of their skin to be used in a grafting operation which has been decided upon as the last hope of saving the young boy’s life.
Young Kelly was expected to recover speedily from his injuries until two weeks ago, when his condition became more serious, and the grafting operation has now come to be the only means of assuring the healing of the wounds.
CONFESSES POSTAL THEFT
Youthful Robber Walked Long Distance Fearing Capture
RENO (Nev.), Sept. 29 - Confessing the robbery of the postoffice at Vinton, Plumas county, Albert H. CHRISTEN was this morning arrested in a timbered ranch three miles west of this city after having walked the entire distance to Reno from Vinton, fearing that he would be captured if he sought any means of transportation. Christen had been in refuge on the ranch for several days, and had obtained his meals at a nearby farm house.
When charged with the robbery of the postoffice in Plumas county, Christen broke down and confessed, and led the officers to his cache where the plunder was hidden. In addition to the $14.50 taken from the postoffice, Christen had a sack of plunder consisting of two pairs of gloves, a lot of neckties, two suits of underwear, some cheap jewelry, two pounds of tobacco and other loot. Christen says that he is only 19 years of age.
WASHINGTON, Sept 29 - Appointments of the postal
department for vacancies in California postoffices
were today made as follows: Ethel G. PACKARD, Knob, Shasta county, and George
F. BARTELL, Sequoia,
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Sunday-school Rally - Oroville (Butte Co.), Oct. 2 - The members of the Sunday-school of the local Methodist church observed rally day today and an elaborate program was given in honor of the opening of the winter work of the school. Mrs. Maurice GOFF is superintendent of the Sunday-school and was in charge of the musical and literary program.
Attorney’s Auto Frightens Horse - Chico (Butte Co.), Oct. 2 - Attorney Guy R. KENNEDY was furnished with considerable excitement last night as he was returning from Oroville in an automobile, two horses driven by Thomas SCHWEIN, a rancher, taking fright at the machine at Mulberry and throwing SCHEWIN to the ground. Kennedy gave the injured man such assistance as he could before continuing his trip to this city.
Friend Arrested -
Resents Search -
Chico Members Attend - Chico (Butte Co.), Oct. 2 - Several members of Chico canton No. 2, Patriarchs Militant, I.O.O.F., left this morning for Sacramento, en route for the grand encampment, which convenes at Santa Ana for a week, beginning tomorrow. Those in the local party were as follows: R.C. BLACK, F.E. SHEARER, E.C. CLARK, H.F. SLOAT, G.W. LARKIN, G.C. BENNETT, C.K. BENNETT, H.S. HOSLER, L.H. HOSLER, Sam CHRISTOPHER, J.F. ENTLER, J.W. MAFFEY, J.W. BISH, W.F. PILGRIM and J.H. ROONEY.
BANKER’S SON MARRIED
(Shasta CO.), Oct. 2 - Word was received here today of the marriage in San
Francisco last Sunday of Miss Em Lou FRISBY, daughter
of M.B. FRISBY, president of the Bank of Northern California in this city. The
groom was Howard FASSETT, a prominent business man of
The bride is well known in this city, where
she was a leader in social circles during her residence here. She is a graduate
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WHITMORE DIES; RESULT OF FALL
Accident Proved Fatal To Shasta Pioneer
Mr. Whitmore was warned by TERRY’s superintendent that he was too old to tend flume, but he insisted that he could take his son Charles’ place for a day or two. The son was going to be absent for only a few days and the father was anious (sic) to substitute for him so that the job would be retained.
was a printer as well as a teacher and farmer. He conducted the
The decedent was a native of
SAN FRANCISCO, October 4 - Charles NASH, a miner from Minersville, Trinity County, is said to have been muleted out of $2,000 in a fake poolroom here yesterday. The police arrested three men who are charged with the alleged swindle. They gave their names as William DUFF, William HELTON and William DREW.
A search of Duff revealed $1,896 in his possession and Nash identified a portion of the money as being that which he had bet, as he supposed, on a horse race.
SHASTA PIONEER DIES SUDDENLY
J.R. Fleak Lived In
INGOT (Shasta Co.), October 4 - John R. FLEAK, familiarly known as Jack FLEAK, died suddenly here this morning. He complained of being ill yesterday afternoon, but toward the evening appeared better and went to work in the saloon of B. GROSSCUP.
When Grosscup went to check his place of business this morning he found Fleak unconscious and he died before a doctor could be summoned.
He was a
Fleak leaves four step-children, J.W. HANKS, Mrs. Albert E. WALKER, Mrs. Burtie DAVIS and Mrs. Forest STEVENS.
SCHOOL ELECTION RETURNS
REDDING (Shasta Co.), October 4 - With only a small
district (Soldier Mountain) to hear from in the twenty districts comprising the
Fall River Union High School District, the first election of five Trustees
resulted as follows: J.R. CREIGHTON 222, A.W. GALE 219, A.W. GEISSNER 192, John
SNELL 139, W.J. ALBAUGH 134, James SNELL 111, H.B. MANNING 109, scattering 16.
days of the election, which was held a week ago Monday, the
There is no
likelihood of the Trustees agreeing unanimously, as Glenburn,
GEORGE D. BUTLER DIES IN SISKIYOU
YREKA (Siskiyou CO.), October 4. George D. BUTLER, one of the best known attorneys of Siskiyou County, one of the firm of O’NEILL & BUTLER, died at his home here last evening. His death was sudden, as he had not been ill. Natural causes are attributed to the death.
Mr. Butler was
53 years of age and a prominent member of the Knights Templar. He was formerly
The funeral will be held Thursday.
“BLIND PIG” CASE
Defendant Makes Hard Fight; Only Eleven Jurors Secured
CORAM (Shasta Co.), October 4 - The “blind pig” case in which Mrs. Barbara BAUMAN is the defendant is being fought stubbornly before Justice of the Peace George J. HARDEY. The trial is before a jury. It took all day yesterday to secure eleven jurors.
Mrs. Bauman formerly had a saloon license in connection with her hotel business, but it was revoked on a showing made before the Board of Supervisors. She continued in the hotel business.
The saloonmen of Coram who pay $50 a quarter license insist that they shall be given protection and that all “blind pigs” shall be abolished.
CITY MARSHAL TOLAND TO BE INVESTIGATED
Charges of Drunkenness Filed Against the Officer
OROVILLE (Butte Co.), October 4 - At a special meeting to be held probably to-morrow evening the Trustees will investigate charges of intoxication and neglect of duty filed against Marshal TOLAND.
were called to the attention of the Trustees last evening by Trustee
KUCHENMEISTER, of the Police Committee. Other charges of habitual intoxication
will be investigated. Pending the investigation Toland
has been given a leave of absence for two weeks and Police Officer Thomas
CHECK HE FOUND
OIL COMPANY FORMED
OROVILLE (Butte Co.), October 4 - Harry CANTRELL, a
young man from
PROBATE FRATES ESTATE
OROVILLE (Butte CO.), October 4 - A petition was yesterday filed in the Superior Court for letters of administration in the estate of E.A. WARREN, late City Treasurer of Chico. The value of the estate is given as $10,000. Margaret WORTHINGTON, a niece residing in Oregon, was left a legacy of $2,500. The remainder of the estate was left to the widow, who was also appointed administratrix.
PERRY CASE CONTINUED
DAMAGE SUIT SETTLED
OROVILLE (Butte Co.), October 4 - An amicable settlement has been reached in the litigation between John BESSE and the Pacific Gas and Electric Company over impounding the waters of Kanaka Creek, in this county. Besse has withdrawn his claim for damages and the company has in its turn acknowledged his right to the waters of the creek.
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Governor GILLETT has expressed the opinion to a number of local automobile men that if the good roads are voted upon favorably, an expert road-builder should be imported from some European country to supervise the work.
Local good roads enthusiasts say that the difficulty in road building in this section of the country is that there is too much experimenting and huge amounts are sunk in efforts to carry out the new schemes that are continually being proposed.
They declare that road-building is a science in many European countries and are in favor of having some professional road-builder who has demonstrated the highest degree of skill to carry out the great undertaking which the State is looking forward to.
H.M. FULLER, of Red Bluff, left this city for his home last night in a 38-Overland, which was delivered to him yesterday in this city by Meister & Sons.
Laundry has purchased an
A carload of Stoddard-Dayton machines is due to arrive in this city November 10th.
Percy HOAD of
The Maxwell garage has received The Sportsman, a 22 horsepower racing type machine.
HAPPENINGS AROUND THE BAY
Discover Frauds - Gigantic frauds in the warehouse
Country Visitor Duped - Pablo CASTRO, of
Kicked Out by Landlord - Evicted from her home at 2927 Wheeler Street, South Berkeley, because she was $33 in arrears for rent, Mrs. George L. GOULD and her four children took refuge in the police station late last night. To-day Mrs. Gould departed with her infant daughter and left her other three children for Chief of Police VOLLMER to care for. The woman penned a pathetic note to Vollmer stating that she would come for the boys when she could.
Grieving Mother Ends Life - Grief over the tragic
death of her 8-year-old daughter two years ago caused Mrs. Anna MILNE,
36-year-old wife of George Milne, wealthy cattle man of
Briggs Will Filed - The will
of the late Arthur R. BRIGGS, the State publicity promoter and President of the
Western States Life Insurance Company, who died October 24th, was
filed for probate yesterday at
Seize Opium - Customs Inspectors E.E. ENLOW and G.B.
RICHARDSON seized $500 worth of contraband smoking opium yesterday, which
arrived on the
Amateur Scribe “Canned” - J.W.
Allen Gets His - James M. ALLEN, divorced husband of
Emma ALLEN, went to Judge MOGAN’s Court at
He Was Jealous - Leo H. BERNSTEIN believed that his
wife Lillian impressed all men as she impressed him at the time of their
marriage and in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in
Pilot Suspended - As a result of the investigation of
the grounding of the British steamer Damara off Fort
Point on October 8th, the Board of State Pilot Commissioners at
Steamer Ashore - The steam schooner Charles Nelson,
south bound from
Plunges Over Cliff - At
Land’s End, San Francisco, yesterday afternoon, Steven DRIVER, the
sixteen-year-old son of C.B. DRIVER of Dinuba,
Heggertys In Trouble - Michael HEGGERTY, formerly well known in lesser city politics, appeared before Judge SHORTAIL yesterday at San Francisco on a charge of battery preferred by his wife, Delia HEGGERTY. According to Mrs. Heggerty, who displayed a beautifully blued optic set off by a red gash underneath, her husband came home Wednesday night with a friend named BEATTY, and, as both were intoxicated, she ordered them from the house. Her husband testified that after Beatty had been sent from the house he had gone to bed, when his wife appeared with an ax and started to chop the bed down. She finally cut off all four legs and Heggerty rolled to the floor. The husband further testified that as he fled from the house his spouse hurled a lamp at him, and in her eagerness to hit him with the ax had fallen downstairs and cut her eye open.
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