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WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1908 THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN Fall in Line Miiny new iiiinii's iirc lieine- iulili'd to nnr li*i nl' substantial. well plotised siietoiners mid lire uininimoiis in tlieir expressions of hiirh pniiscs for the yr.-iiid old Hrni. Sherman Clay & Co. Since we nrc in our new store in the new Fish Block, we earry such n lnr<re stock mid sue.h n ^rent variety, tlmt anyone enn find with us just the Piano they want, mid you know the <|iinlity of our iroods, since you have hnd the last forty-one years to study us. Have you heard anything but trood about us? \Ve can arraiiire with you about the terms so as to meet your ennveiiienee\ Sec our sweet Steinways; no other Piano likethein: then our Chase, Estcy. Kmerson, Kurt/man. Sterling, and other Pianos, that have irivcn entire satisfaction here for many years. 'Our Player Pianos are also (he best on (he market. Come see them. Sherman Clay & Co New Fish Block—1820 K Street Phone Main 602 C. E. KEY, Manager Colonel Blood Discusses His Friend Doc and Other Things MAIL and EXPRESS ORDERS CAREFULLY ATTENED TO Office Phone Main 69 Works Phone. Main 163 BAKERSFIELD CLEANING AND DYING WORKS AND RENOVATORY Altering and Repairing Neatly Done. Goods called for and Delivered. Contracts taken. Office, 2027-2029 Chester Avenue. Works, Corner Eighth and L Streets, Bakersfleld, Cal. "I hate to s e c fellers," s n I i| Colonel Blond, as lie nicked t ho ashes from one of ci.;irl|p Meroney's long bliii . cram's n n (I surveyed himself In the Itig Monte Carlo mirror. "I hate to see fel- lers as had or- ter to be takln an abldln' Interest In polities not a work- In' up to their full ea|mcit\ fer our ticket. Who am I alludln' too. says you? Well (hoy's several ypflrln this town, Inn the feller I has in inin.1 at this particular time is Doc Smith, ami what set me a thinkln' uliout him was Heeln' him no chiisln' by with that sachel o' hls'n a £oin', 1 reckon, to make a call, ft's all proper enough fer a fMler to have a profession, but he hadn't orter i'oller it to the exclusion o' politics. Doc ain't takln' the Interest he nseto «n:l I'm u Koin' to to have a ptirf.y straight talk with him nne o' these days. You wouldn't hardly believe It. but the day our convention meets the Doc never conies up | till the afternoon, and I WHS a de| pendin' on him to make the motions as [lias to be made aiul see that the com | mitlees conn 1 through with the pro • uram me and Smithy fixes up. To be shore, he did pit there in the afternoon and that was n heap betler'n not coming at all, but I'd a likeil it a more if he'd a showed up in the mornln'. The Doc's a purty u;ood feller lo counsel witli, and since we loses ,Ioe Wiley, we are 1 a needin' * BAKEKSFIELD » * EMPLOYMENT BUREAU J + When you want reliable help of •» *• any kind at no cost to you call 4 •*• UB up. We ilso supply Chinese 4 *• and Japanese' help. 4 * Phone 313. 1219 19th St 4 WELL BORERS 4 «. «fr ALBERT WEEDALL, Prop. * First-class Nursery Stock, Trees, * Shrubbs, Roses, Cut Flowers, Fir.'• * al Designs. Orders promptly fll)«d •!• Corner Sixth St. and Chester A*-e. *'c 'Ph«ne, Main 745 * H. J. CURNOW, well borer (formerly of the firm of Curnow & Keefe) artesian and surface wells. Tanks built and put up. Address Bakersfield R. F. D, No. 2. Phone Farmers 181. tf COOLEST PLACE IN TOWN, Is the Paim; coine'ane su under v>nr palms and drink a cooling. re freshing soda water ana eat an Ice cream or Ice. We soltciv wbolesal« •rude, both In creams and candles O'ir phone number Vs Main 1S3. 142: Good For Biliousness. Callfornlan want aas Best results. "I took two of Charu'jerlain' Stomach and Liver Tablets lat night, and I feel fifty per cent better than I have for weeks." says J. J. Firestone of AllPKan. Mich. "They are certainly a fine article for hlllousnese." For sale t,y Racr Bros., Bakersfleld: Kern Co.. Kern. Samples fr»p • Coming Circus Has Novel Acts In the unfolding of the huge entertainment given under the canopy of canvas of thy Biirnuni and Bailey < | Greatest Show on Earth as it is to be I seen here the "circus enthusiast will I note many chances and innovations' lull carefully planned and carried 0111 i 'with the Intention of surrounding the* bin show with an air of positive novel-; I ly. There are certain acts and exhi- bltons which fundamentally belong to I a circus and without which u clrcu.s j would not be worthy of the name. But' not only are these acts Improved, but i they are handled differently than they i I were only a short time ago. A com-' I mon remark of the man who is seek- 1 I ing for an excuse to keep away from ! tlie circus, though he will si rain all Get our new irrigation folder i creation to see the para.le, is liial | circuses arc not what they used to lie. : In this he is quite right. It lias demonstrated that ihe old-fashioned circus would not be a! all popular today. Hut when the statement is made ihat I rirru.-.e.s remain alike lie progressive ; show man gels up on his dim) leys, '. becomes warm under the collar and strives lo make a noise like (if July i elebi ation. One nf the innovation:- of !'um & lialley '•MCIIS !:.!.- .-.• r i pi,trim: of all '>; tin- acts in ! ' ii oat'ii division i I'M ' ar! > ,111 li •• 1 i,..l ure. Km- in aaie- ' . ! • I' ",' I • : H eil • i\ l • I' i '. i i... h all 'li.. brains we got In the party. Smi'in has got to look out nol to hurt hi.v-e]f none. Kayo Is willln' enough aim a ijood ineanin' feller like some o' the rest of 'cm, but It's a heap o' responsibility fer one man to tlgger ' oui ii'st what's got to be done, and how to do it. nnd I orter to have ihe hel|, o' seen fellers as Doc Smith, as knows how. 1 dunno If the Doc is a *uri<.rin' from that appythetlc feelln' that our organ is a talkln' about, hut I K.vm purty diim well I ain't getiin 1 'he 1,,'lp from him I'd orter. 1 was a readln' in the California!! iher night how Jess Dorsey - a bet with thin sheriff feiie'r Kelly that Tuft 'ud earn the '. and I'm a thinkln' he's goin' a free ride all right, all right, wl'li .lohn at the business end o' the wli....| barrow. They ain't a day goes b\ 'l;:i: I ain't nuikln' u vote or (wo lev our candidate. Jest this mornin I '-'••< into a argument with a sheep t'e!i"i trom Delano who was a talkln' abmit votin' fer William Jennlng's ac coniti o wool not beln' as good a tlg- ger us it was In Cleveland's time, and s to him, I says, 'Whatever air a lalkin' about?' I says. 'Ain't a high tariff on wool?' I says, 'a bit in' wool from foreign sheep roinin' In?' I says. 'What more air '>ou a waiitln'?' 1 says. 'If yon nin't gittin' nothing fer yer wool with us a riinnin' the government,' I says, 'jnu'li mi a dnm site leas If the Dem- oci'.it party gits In,' I says. 'Rut Taft Is a goln' to reduce the tariff.' says the feller. "'lie ain't goin' to do nothin' o' tin- kind; I says. 'He's a goln' to revise it. 1 says, 'and they's a dam site o' difference, I says, 'between Republican- a revisln' the tariff.' I says, 'and Democrats a reducin' it; I says. "'Hut the market ngger,' says the feller, "is a heap lower 'n the tariff fitter now.' he says, 'and I ain't able to see how addin' any more to the rate is a goin'' lo raise the price.' he says. 'They ain't no buyers,' he says. 'They ain't no demand fer it; he says. " 'You tal.-e Colonel Washington Blood's tip,' I says, 'and stand put,' I says. 'That's- what Smithy does.' I says, 'and ain't he a prosperin?' I says. 'You stand fer the party o' prosperity,' I says, 'and don't go to votin' no Democrat ticket,' I says, 'and mebby we'll git a subsidy fer fellers a.s grows wool.' 1 says, 'same as were a flggcr- in' on fer ship owners; 1 savs. "The feller didn't say nothin' more," continued the Colonel, as he produced a fresh cigar, "but I seen I had him. And It's jest sech arguments as convinces me that we're a goin' to carry the county same as me and Wiley done in ''14. I'm a thlnkin' that the idee o' mine o' subsidizln' the sheep men is a purty K.njd one and I'm a goin' to speak to Smithy about It. Mebby he can take it up after he gits through revisin' the currency. "I got to so now and see some of our fellers about glttin' a speaker down here before long. I ain't shon who we'll git yet, but I'm a favorin' .Mill (illlett so fer as I'm concerned. You tell,.ledge Black if you see him to come up lo my rooms. They's some letters lo git off and / got to have Ihe secretary's OK on 'em." SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION NATIONAL Irrigation Congress ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO September 29 to October 3, 1908 $34.10 Round Trip Tickets (in sale September 2:i to 'J7, inel. .Limit Oct.. :',!. 1 (»'»•. Many side (rips planned to inspect irriuiitiuii pri>jer!s nt 1 > ! ii p - roundin«f country. Make you 1'ullmjin reservations early. N. J. HUDSON, Agent. Phone Main 40. EXCURSIONS fMD SHOTS AT NtAli- o o A serious light, occurred at an early I hour Ihis morning between three, oil field employe* on the Kern Itivef ; bridge, laboring under the delusion .ihat ne had hern attacked !>> high• waymeif. Jim Hrugran loiiowecl twn thy" a i|iiarii-r nl a mile r,i more, tiring two shots at the mfroin a :'.*• Colts revolver. lie was overpowered i>\ | , "Te\" who jumped from hi.- o,ui . .' iHU-.gy into Ihat ol HroKi'an\ the two wen: so near toneii.cr "'I'e.v' Is Everything- When Traveling USE O Our Superbly Equipped Overland Limited ViA The Great Salt Lake Cut Off And Union Pacific YOUR COMFORT AND QUICK SERVICE ASSURED. ~[I.UUUI.-} »T ' I e 3U lie,l| itlpy-lle l X ' wrenched the revolver inm, I': •5 \ and hii him over the head «. ,, ^•several times. The injure i MI in .,!ed X proiusely and he was reiuo'.cd ii the •jollier of Dr. S. 1". Smith, wuuru hla X lacerated scalp was drr-se,:. '.j! The trouble occurroti at'.e; y ; spent in town. The , ,irpen:, X i returning 10 the Held.- in :h" ; and ni-ar the road house mi-i 1 er man, who was on his v-av | lidds to town again, "to IK 1 .:•' Tllrre were Iw" '»l|i' i Ij.ii't, | and in the mi.v-up I'iri/jr.iii becllUlo SllVolved ill a li- 1 ' 1 V which 'l'e\ an,; hi- 01:1;. iio' J^ aw ay. \Vh"ii on the r'.\ '•',' '•!: b li'Mi 11 a ',. 17 .:.v lie), i Hi I I ie-I.. V -iinl -; ran : • ••;• I'.l'oi'i an •'• ',' "Vi ; jiovi . : • -! a:. , 'h- we;,;. S. ..'..!!, |.!l- l|. - ,' - he |l,o l.-.i. Eas ROUND TRIP RATES Atchison. Kas ........... $ 60.00 Baltimore, Md .......... 107.50 Boston, Mass ............ 1 10.50 Chicago, III ............. 72.50 Council Bluffs, Iowa ..... 60.00 Duluth. Minn ........... 79.50 Houston, Texas ......... 60.00 Kansas City, Mo ........ 60.00 Leavenworth, Kas ...... 60.00 Memphis, Tenn ......... 67,50 Mineloa, Tex ......... .. 60.00 Minneapolis, Minn ...... 73.50 New Orleans, La ........ 67.50 New York, N. Y ......... 108.50 Omaha, Neb ............. 60,00 Pacific. Junction, la ...... 60.00 Philadelphia, Pa ......... 108.50 Sioux City, Iowa ........ 63.90 St, Joseph, Mo .......... 60.00 St. Louis, Mo ........... 67.50 St. Paul, Minn. ......... 73.50 Washington, D. C ........ 107.50 Oil Sept. Or;. . r,»i,s Der.ver. j o n s.i r- Ccio. Soga. oept. 3, 4, '••n iliL" sulii"-' 1 . of Southern Pacfic Co. . % c*&o&&&aaQQ&*^^ • ' '.->"vt '." ! to -? to (~J ••::"'r cri'.y) L o .\ - t "-, t >:: n vi " y 1. 1 M « r point.; N. J. HUDSON. ACT. Phone Main 40. THE NEW STORE. Learn How Good OIF 75c Claret is b) Ordering a Gallon Tomorrow The best ami only way to really appreciate this claret is to try it. People wild taste this wine enjoy its flavor ami always reorder. This 7.">c claret is a wine () f lij,rli favor and is the best for Hie money sold anywhere. Fred Gunther Co. Wholesale Liquors Families Supplied 1511 Eighteenth St. No Bar Phone Main 99 California!; want ada. Best reaulta. Capital Paid Up, $100,000 Surplus, $25,000 Jfirst jSattonal BAKERSFIELO A checKing account with the First National Bank hu so many advantages that yon will find it a great aid in your financial affairs. If you have not already such an account with us we shall be pleased to have you open one and test it fo r yourself. ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN BAKERSFIELD OR KERN Corner 19th and H Streets. Dependable Goods at Well)'* Our New Fall Neckwear, Belts and Trimmings Are Recieving Lots of Attention and Admiration Little accessories such as ripckweur, belts and trimmings play quite an important part in the fashion world of today. The season's styles in these are beautiful and we're glad to tell yon how complete and thoroughly tip-to-date our assortment is. Call and inspect them—we're snre you'll admire and ho most interested. Phone*—Dry Goods, 142 Hardware, 224. Groceries, 142 1418-1422 Nineteenth Street The Southern Bakersfield's Leading 1 Hole Culilne, Service Unwxctlled DIXON SON ''r.<J<Tt alters. Funeral Directors, Kwil>;i|juers. SuccessorB to Morton & Connolly. [,j,,iy Attendant. 1414 19th It' RED CROSS AMBULANCE. Phone, Night or Day, Main 9t The Poultry a nd Egg Exchange THRONSEN & STALLARD, Props. Highest Price paid for Poultry and Eggs. Prompt Delivery In Bak« crsfield and Kern. Phone Main 593. 2115 Q Street Over I he Tehachapi By Daylight! A DELIGTF'JL TRIP USE THIS TRAIN Southern Pacific Co.