Sacramento Union, 9 March 1917 Right of Indians to Cast Ballots Upheld Aborigines of California Can Vote Under Queretaro Treaty, Rules the Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO, March 8. – The right to vote was confirmed to Ethan Anderson, a Lake county Indian, by a state supreme court decision handed down here today. The county clerk … [Read more…]
Sacramento Union – 5 February 1917 Cancellation of Oriental Liquor Licenses Asked The Trade Protective League of Sacramento has sent communications to the city commission and to the board of supervisors asking those bodies to cancel all liquor licenses now held by Orientals. This action by the league was taken after the city of Stockton … [Read more…]
WAR SEEMS INEVITABLE Wilson Severs Relations With Kaiser American Steamer Sunk by Submarine WILSON READY TO FIGHT TO UPHOLD RIGHTS President Warns Berlin Ruthless Campaign Means America Will Throw Great Force on Side of Allies. In Impressive Address to Congress President Tells of Course – and Is Cheered to Echo Wilson in Address Tells Congress … [Read more…]
Sacramento Union, 28 January 1917 SAN QUENTIN, Jan. 27. —The state board of prison directors, at a meeting here today, fixed the price of jute bags manufactured in the prison here at 10 cents each. This price is 1 cent less than the cost of bags manufactured in Calcutta, it was announced. It is estimated … [Read more…]
Madera Mercury > 12 January 1917 The State Accident Commission will present recommendations for changes in the workmen’s compensation act. … One of the bitter fights probably will be in an attempt on the part of the anti-administration forces to cripple the Workmen’s Compensation Act. The insurance feature is the particular target against which most … [Read more…]
Sacramento Union, 25 December 1916 Charged with seduction by Elizabeth Summers of this city, Oscar E. Bow- man, aged 45, now occupies a cell in the county jail in default of $2000 bail. Bowman was arrested in San Francisco Saturday.