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Vol. XX. BAKERSPIELD. CALIFORNIA. SATURDAY, SEPTKMBKR 12, 1908. No. 37 TO TAKE LIFE OF 60VERNOR HEAGIRT, N. J., Sept. 12.—An at- to.nipt to assassinate liovernor For.! of Now Jersey was thwarted by post- office employes today, who discovered In the malls an Infernal machine ad- rlressed to the governor. The package was a cleverly contrived combination of powder, bullets and matches arranged 'so that If opened In the regular way would without doubt have caused death. The governor's mall has been scanned with unusual care since his recent crusade against the violation of the Sunday law In Atlantic City, threats having been made against him. In the package was a message saying, "Please notify us promptly of uny change in postofflce address." COLLIDED IN PUGET SOUND SEATTLE, Sept. 12.—The Puget Sound Navigation Company's steamer Chippewa, bound for Victoria with passengers and freight, collided with the freight and passenger steamer Sentinel bound for this port from Dogfish Bay, in the fog In this harbor at 9 o'clock this morning. The Sentinel's bow was partially stove In. Her passengers were removed to the Chippewa and the vessel was beached In the West Seattle ship yards. The passengers were ' landed safely and the Chippewa continued on her run. mm is TIREO OF THE TWO PARTIES More interest attaches to the canvass of the Prohibition candidate for the Presidency than over before, ow- iut; to the prominence of the liquor question this year. Mr. Chafln, the Presidential nominee, passed through spring of comfort to me? Whenever ilnriim the last thirty-seven years I have voted the Prohibition ticket and tailed -,, elect, even a constable. I have thought of that party and been consoled Bakersfleld last night enroute to the j "Think a second. Only once dur- soutli. He spoke In Fresno and the | ing the i as t fifty years have the Demo- THE GAMBLERS CHANGE PLEAS To Fight the Dustless Co. appeared ' n the Republican's hrdluu t'olowlng extract from his speech appeared in the Republican's account oil his meeting: "I have often been asked how F would enforce the law if I should ever become President. I tell Republicans that I would enforce It as they In power. That was during the first half of Cleveland's first administration. Why Is this? Because the party tried to stand on the double standard of morals Idea and toll." Mr Chafln then thanked the newspapers throughout the country for At 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, F. K. Jones and Charles Bustillos, who were to stand trial next week for illegal gambling, appeared in Justice Black's court in company with their attorney, George E. Whit- alior, Tom O'Brien, their employer, and District Attorney Laird lor the prosecution, to change their pleas j irom "not guilty" to "guilty." The' change was accepted by Judge Black op the promise that the defendants wSjuld make no further attempts in this city to conduct the games for which they were arrested, craps and roulette. He imposed a $100 fine In each case, which was promptly paid, ; and the two charges were dismissed, i There are still three charges against I Bustlllos and two against Jones for i the same offense, however, and while j the bondsmen were released and the i hearings continued indefinitely, the I charges will still remain on the docket and in the future if the defendants make further attempts to resume gambling and are arrested for it, they will have these additional j charges to face. This arrangement wan satisfactory to both Jones and Bustlllos, who declared that they would never again attempt to conduct the games in this city. "Jones and I did not plead guilty because we are legally guilty," said ; Bustlllos this morning. "No court on earth can convict up. We decided to ' throw up the sponge because of the great expense falling on all parties concerned and also because Jones Is III and wishes to move with his family ; to Nevada Immediately. I have had . two trials already for the offense and the disagreements In both coses show how useless it is to prosecute us for' ,"n alleged Illegal offense." ! 'Vhe crap tables and roulette wheels . •wh'i'h have been held as evidence wt.e released, upon the promise of Jons to ship them to Nevada today. They were removed to the Southrn Pacific freight depot this morning. Richmond Want* Trial. H. Richmond, known In police circles as "Chinatown Slim" and suspected of being one of tne team of pursa snatchers who have been operating In Kern, was arraigned on a vagrancy charge this morning by .TiHge Thomas. The young man wanted a trial and pleading not guilty was ordered to appear Wodnesdiy morning at 10 o'clock. Marshal McKamy made the arrest Thursday night. » i • NEIL AND JACKSON H FIGHT LIKE DRAY HORSES, Jo P. Carroll, who has lived In (ioldfleld, is In receipt of papers from there giving acounts of the Al Null-Jackson fight which was stopped because of fake. The papers say that the enraged spectators searched for t!ie promoter several hours and that both Nell md ,l'"-i.--.,n i'mmht like .a couple of dray ohrsp.s. The supervisors today voted to <• Mi- tribute $250 to aid in the defence that, is being made against the claim of the Dustless Roads Comp-.iny, an ! which claims n patent on the oiliiu of roads. The case is in the court... of Los Angeles county. More Special Tax. The proceedings had in st.eohl tax school elections were ratified ;is follows: Bakersfleld, Jiiini; F.iir'Vx, $~'n; Vaughn. $iji«i. The sheriff was authorized to L.ive repairs made in the jail. Furniture Bought. The design of the Art Met;.I aiiJ Construction Company for furawMn^ the new hall of records was up pro veil and the same company was nwanle-i a contract for supplying drawers av.-l grill work to the amount of |l'j:',9. To Purchase Boiler. Messrs. Woody and Jastro were authorized to purchase a 25 horse pov, • or boiler for the heating anpuratu, . : the court house. nforced the enactment against pol-j treating him fairly. "They have ask- ygamy in Utah. They packed the Jury | ed mo almost every day, If I really box with Gentiles and they ^saw to It j expected to be elected. They seem to ~" ™ ~~ think it is bcoimng a serious question. It is with me. But I am satisfied that my chances are good. As the campaign now stands It Is anybody's race. Why, Taft Is getting black In the • that the udges and other officers en trusted with the enforcement of law ! were men with one wife only. That is what, I would do. I would see that the men who had the enforcement of tlie law In their hands would be men who hated the liquor traffic as we Prohibitionists do. The saloon keeper is no better than the Mormon and should be treated as such. "Again I repeat that the only issue now before the people of this country Is that of doing away with the liquor traffic. You Democrats and He- publicans have no real issue except f o get. offices. Do you know that the Democratic party has always been a MUST WORK TO SAVE TAFT NEW YORK, Sept. 12.—Chiilrmnn Hitchcock at Republican national headquarters today introduced to visit- inn newspaper men ,1. Medlll Mcl'or- mirk of the Chicago Tribune, who gave his views concerning the political situation In the west. According to Mr. McCormlck. a groat doal of work will have to be done "all down the line" In order to ninko central and western states suit' for Taft. Tho organization perfected by Mr. Bryan has been underestimated, said Mr. McCormlck, who added that all of the Democratic forces art- striving harmoniously In Bryan's interest. Hitchcock had n long talk with Mc- Cormlck today, mid as the result 01 some of the reports made about conditions In Illinois, Wisconsin. Mlnno- sola and Iowa, he will lenve New York j Sunday for Chlcamo, where ho will spend a week at Western headquarters. "FALSE" SAYS W. J. BRYANl CUMBERLAND. Sept. 12.— At Atlanta last night, W. R. Hi'-irst, in a speech" said that Wm. .1. Bryan had solicited hl.s, Hearst's, support In 190S. and promising in turn to import Hearst In I!il2. Mr. Bryan was asked about the truth of the Ho-'i-st statement, and the only comment !»• would make was that it is "absolutely fulwe." ATLANTA. Sept. 12.— William •{•I <•! «M "{"I •$•! •{•I * R. [ H"iirst, when shown Bryan's denial,) said his statement about Bryan's proposed support of him four years henca I was true. It was made at a dinner] where he met Bryan Hearst says: "He stepped aside with me Into the I hall and said exactly what I said he did." face for fear that he won't get the colored vote, and Bryan Is worrying over the labor end of It." Last night's talk was the seventh Mr. Chafln made during the day. By train and automobile he had been whirled from one town to another In the valley and spoke at every one of them. At Ceres, Key, Turlock, Merced, Selma and Klngsburg he had large and enthusiastic crowds to greet him on his appearance. CLAIMS DEFECf S, P, WILL IN THE HEARING SUPPLY WATER COL. STEWART READY FOR HIS RIDING TEST. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12.—A dispatch from Fort Huachuca, Arizona, says: Ready to start on a ninety- mile test ride the minute he received orders from the war department. Colonel William F. Stewart, the coast artillery officer who has been In exile at Fort Grant, is at Fort Wuach- IICH. Official orders for the test are expected to arrive from Washington within the next twenty-four hours •j:-:( Colonel Stewart will probably tiiivt. Sunday or Monday. It i.-; possible that Colonel Stewart "•!'! insist upon taking the filty-mllt; V.T-;. in? test after he finishes his ii.u.-ii -aiile ride. Cni iiiel Stewart Is quoted as sayIng: "1 am ready and anxious to take my medicine ust as soon aa ihe olticlals are ready to administer It. If necessary, I will take both the riding test of ninety miles and the walking test of fifty miles." Colonel Stewart was In excellent spirits upon his arrival here and declared that he looked forward to hla long ride as a pleasure jaunt alter the loneliness of his isolated post. GAS EXPLOSION PROBABLY ENDS LIFE OF FIVE. CHICAGO, Sept. 12.—Four women and one man, employed by the Webb Adding Machine Company, were probably fatally Injured by an explosion of illuminating gas In the W&ll Sate Office Company today. The explosion occurred when the vault was opened and an attempt made to light the gas. TWO floora of the building were wrecked and a number of others hurt,, Tom Llewellyn, accused of murder in Kern City, was to have plead .« Judge Mahon's court today, but t!"> proceedings was stopped by a motion of his attorney, E. L. Foster, who wants the information filed bv the ills- Arrangements were completed today with the Southern Pacific Company to run a daily water train to Midway. District Passenger Agent C. M. Burkhalter of Fresno and M. V. Matlack of Kern met with a number of the west trict attorney set aside on the ground I side oil operators and It is hoped to th.it a private hearing was denied the i begin the service next week. A spe- defendant in the justice's court. ! cial train of from fifteen to twenty When the preliminary came up, i wafer tanks will comprise the train. Llewellyn asked for a hearing at j Mr. Jones will use some of the supply which all should !><•> excluded save'on section 14. while the Knob Hill is counsel, but this thr- justice denied, another that Is anxious to get water It Is claimed that the defendant had I while Jack McClurw of the .Mountain the right to make suo!i request and Girl and u number of others on sec- that the justice erre.l in his ruling. Arguments on the motion will .'JO heard later by Judge Manou. Case Set. The case of Frank Valencia, accused of the crime of rape, was set i'or trial on October 8. Other Cases. Win. Nusser was given time to plead until September 15. Wm. Burr, accussed of an attempt to commit murder, plead not guilty and his trial will take place October G. J. G, HELM IS LAID TO REST HOTBL MAN SUICIDES. NEW YORK. Sept 12—Frank W. Bennett, for twenty ye-.irs nimmer of the Arlington hotel. Washington, committed suiei.le today by shooting himself. The funeral of J. G. Helm, father of T. W. Helm of this city, was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family residence on West Nineteenth street. Rev. Patterson of the South Methodist Church conducted the services and the following members of the family served as pall bearers, t>r. T. W. Helm, L. G. Helm, DeWHt Helm, Homer Helm, Leslie Helm and Ed Helm. I The deceaned was SI years of age---- -•and was a well known resident of this abouts. I __ . IMttuc tion 25.and thereabouts also expressed a desire to have the service. The railroad will use the company wells ia Kern and state that there is an unlimited supply there, all of which Is at the service of the west side operators. The agreement reached as to the price has not been made public. Plans Another Auto Garage Another garage Is being planned for Bakersfield. H. E. Munson, a known expert macninlst who wall has been here since last fall, and Theodore Tracy are interested in the project and contractors are now figuring on a one story brick or concrete building to be erected on the lot owned by Mrs. J. A. Tracy, just east of the King Lumber Company's sheds. The building will be 66* feet frontage and will be thoroughly equipped throughout. The building was planned by Munson especially for automobile, purposes and there Is not a i uuat to obstruct the floor space, the clik'f HUpports being steel trusses. Tliu structure will cost $50UU or there- FAIR DIRECTORS ACIOR SAID TO HAVE WO WIVES At a meeting of the fair directors this afternoon the offer of Frank A Creasy Jr. to sell the Dreamland skating rink for an exhibit pavilion was rejected and It was decided to construct a bulliiing for exhibit purpos-es state and additional stalls, Instead, the work eii IK to be done under the supervision of the fair committee. Bids for the fair printing will be opened this evening. Thos In attendance at the meeting were E. M. Roberta, J. M. Jameson, A. E. Beckes, J. C. Stun!, Phil Kllp- setln and A. W. MacRae. C. F. Bennett Wins Case OAKLAND. Sept. 12.— On complaint of Miss Martha Straub of San Francisco. a warrant was issued for the arrest of Robert W. Griffin, alias Rob- l>r t Waltham, for bigamy. The man who Is an ex-soldier, writer and vauiie- vilel artist. Is well known on the coast, - | s under arrest at Napa The couple were married In Oakhml and Griffin tried to sot his wife to go on the when, she alleges, she discover- h-.id a wife in Los Angeles. In the case of C. F. nennett vs. the Zenda Mining and Milling Company, Judgment was entered today In the complainant's favor for 1187.96. C. L. Claflin was attorney. To Quiet Title. A decree quieting title In the case of Sunset Monarch Oil Company vs. F. Bader has been entered. Inventory Filed. In the estate 01 Rebecca Goode, <, lt , , ,. „ , , _ inventory and appraisement has been i ln tlu> haaA * of l ) , roo _» t '°n officers. DEBS SPEAKS IN THE GREEK THEATER. BERKELEY. Sept. n.— Eugene V. Debbs, the Socialist candidate for President, spoke to a large dualence at the Greek theater at the university grounds here today. TWELVE YEAR OLD BOY KILLED BY PLAYMATE. SAN JOSE, Sept. U.— Peter Bernal, a 12 year old Spanish boy was shot and killed here late this afternoon by .shotgun in the hands ol' his eight year old playmate. Freddie Sepulve.la, Young eBrnal was on his way to make a purchase at a grocery store for his mother. AM he passed the Sepulveda place lie found Freddie pointing his nun at a small boy and telling him to keep out of the yard or he would shoot him. The boy tied In terror and Peter received the discharge In hla place. He wns shot In the abdomen. His father, Gabriel Bernal, heard the report and ran to hl.s assistance but he was beyond saving. He was taken to his home, where he died within an hour. Young Sepulveda will be put filed. Licensed to Wed. Rafael Otero, a native of California aged 24, and a resident of Tehachapi, has been licensed to wed Salome Man- rlguez, also a native of California and a resident of Tehachapi, aged 20. ATHLETICS BEAT THE TIGERS ON DIAMOND. The Tigers and the Athletics engaged In a spirited game of baseball this morning at Cuneo's Park. At the close of the game the score was 7 to 5 In favor of the Athletic*. Following wan the line-up: Athletics—Chauncey Potts, Clifford Farrls, Arthur Carlson, Herbert Blair, Alfred Cuneo, Don Hatfleld, Vernon Bradley, H. Chase. Tigers—J. Stlngley. Frank Cuneo, Elwood Claflin, Will Cuneo, Paul Barnett, Edward Blmat, Harry Mills, Floyd Ferris, D. Orvall. OLD MAN ARRESTED FOR COUNTERFEITING. CANALS RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES FROM SEEPAGES. A decision Juat rendered by the large Impor- It holds that Court of Appeals Is of tane In Fresno County, the canal companies are responsible for damage to land caused by seepage from the canals and the decision may result In the general cementing of the main canals. This decision was rendered in the case of P. R. Paollnl against the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company, reversing the decision of the Fresno Superior Court. Attorney Henry Brlckley, who represented Paollnl, received word yesterday of the finding of the appellate court la favor of his client.—Fresno Republl- can. or, in. ':30 p. m. Evening service, 8 p. O. Franklin Thayer, pastor. Methodist Church. Sunday school, 9:46 a m. Preaching. 11. a. m. Bpworth League 7-30 P- m. Preaching, 8 p. so... C. P. Bel- I<-*r, pastor. Not Too Early To Pick Your Fall Suit county. He was a native of Virginia and during the Civil \Var honorably served under the Confederate Uatf. In addition to Dr. Helm of this city, L. G. Helm of Rosedale, E. U. Helm of Bla<-K*watei', Missouri, and Hr. (V W. Helm of Los Angeles are surviv iiisi so!!.-. 'NOW FORBIDS IMMIGRATION TO HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. KANSAS CITY, Sept. 12.—George 1 Sand, 7'J years old, was arrested for one or two well known machines counterfeiting today, five fruit Jars and says he is going to Ixis Angeles containing 838 excellent imitation dol- lara were dug up in his back The apparatus wa.s also found. I MiiHsoti will arrange for the agency next week for this purpose. W. Glllett, a well known auto drlv- i. appeared on the streets today with Mi; Thomas Fiver lor reiitln^ pur- • -'••-• llu stand is ut Haer's Fox left, about noon ii fur Fumnsa with L. Adler Bros. & Co. Kuupenheimer 4 Co. P-jsenwald & Wei 1 THE TOGGERY LOWU.L * lt«OI* i word receive' 1 , rmerly Japanes from Uie t'eniriil garage MCI'ray iiinl ;i party of Die Weed and now In- art ot f.'u: of tin' 1 :'"!'• •! ited the ground Mia! l! laborers t'..>. CLAIM THAT BOOKS WERE TAMPERED S'-'R-ROUNDS THE OF MILLIONAIRE. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. Notice is hereby given that the en- partnership heretofore existing In'. tween W. T. Halliff and 11. W. Me(Jill, condil'-tlng tile 1'nloii Stables, under the llrm name ul Kntliff d Mr. dill, Is lhi: ; day dls.-uived by mutual rollsenl. The llll'I'-l'Mlilled will Coil I In- busjiios.-, :ii i ii'irc Mud will ii,i\ all Mil-, anil <'":. • all iuui)i-\ s W T. 1!.\TLIrT.' u (THE WATERMELON SOCIAL WAS LARGELY ATTENDED,' w atei nu'loil ; the ladies icty was a ry i>l"asatit ise presen' ( llll' h s Wt 1 M A. Fair, ladv Let Us Do Your Kodak Work ' 'iUt.'Ai'lO. -I'll! ill!, to ill that 'lie book.- th" hands of • '.icon your-. It U al.-o "on have been lulltleri and tin. ith, plaeed i:': Thursda> least thrt'i- that $l,20'i.- dedui-ti',1 from the Ha- books made to balance H by u similar addition to the assets, It is said the members of the Booth family are not involved in the transaction. The company ia a $12,000,000 i zled arid are not ready to accept the nab, game and sea-food corporation, j theory of a holdup. - ' .-'.IIH-oll 'III'! of Allili 'A ilM-i-i' Iron an i i'i"ss ".i- found shot through the d ami -iniiil lor on (iraii' boulevard in a critical r-onditloii. was the victim of a high- wa;.man .md says bis watch and pal/i".s are mls.<ing. The police are puz- IN KERN CHURCHES. St. Barnabas Episcopal. Sunday school at 1') a. in. Kven\\\K service at 7:3D. St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mass at 3 a. m. Pilgrim's Congregational Church. Bunday School at 10 a. m. Morning service, 11 a. m. Christian Endeav- orn>-> li: ' work. time to fln- on your re- 1 ;:- v/icatlon, iuiv or plates »ir<? spoiled. work while bfst re- btained. We , 1 pictures as Our ind of THE KODAK STORE. J. A. Hughes The Leading Prescription Druggist, Phones Main 64 and 74.

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