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Vol. XX. BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, TflTUSDAY, OCTOBER '22. BELL-PHELAN SPECIAL TRAIN COMING TUESDAY BRYAN WILL THE EMPIRE STATE NEW YORK, Oct. 22.—The heavy artillery of both parties is now trained on New York state, and much Interest Is centered In the vote that Tammany may roll up. There Is great confidence among the Tammany chieftains over the outcome. Murphy said today: "Everything looks bright for Bryan and Chanter. I should say they will get about the same vote, and they will each carry the state." Bryan's coming meeting at Madison Square on next Tuesday night wll be the occasion of the greatest political rally New York has ever known. Every nssembl district In the city will be represented. The demands for tickets has been so great that the supply was quickly exhausted. Arrangements are already being made to erect stands In the streets for great overflow meetings. * * •* The Program For the Coming Teachers' Institute is Ready Tokio's Reception to the Fleet a Record Breaker TOKIO, Oct. 22.—Tonight's reception to the officers and men of the Ainerlcan fleet was the climax of the great welcome accorded the visitors on these shores. A spontaneous outburst of enthusiasm in which fifty thousand of the populace participated crowned an unbroken series of luncheons, dinners and garden parties by means of which the people of Tokio did honor to the American visitors. The demonstration eclipsed everything in the history of the city, not j ' ~""~~~ even excepting the celebrations of! Barlow an(1 Hl " have ™ceived pro- the most signal successes of the Jap- l °?™?*» °l the ^ os An * eles to anese army and navy. A torch light procession ing feature of the day. For nearly 1 four hours fifty thousand wended their way through the streets, which looked like rivers of running fire. They carried lanterns, Japanese and American flags and huge illuminated designs both costly and original, A dozen bands supplied music, Everywhere the Americans were cheered. ««» — • ADELINE OIL ON THE BEST ROADS. was arranged as a surprise for the couclud- MUCH INTEREST IN CANS- NELSON FIGHT PICTURES. Pasadena Boulevard, eight miles of perfect roadway which was made with Adeline oil from the Sunset field. The l.os Angeles to Pasadena Boulevard Is said to bo the second best road west of the Rocky Mountains. The Superintendent of Schools Stockton has completed the program for the corning teachers' Institute, and has fixed the dates for the sessions for November 23, 24 and 25. The program will be one of unusual interest, the instructors including P. W. Kautfman, superintendent of of Pomona schools; Mrs. May Roberts Coolidge of the University of California, and Henry Meade Bland, author and instructor in English literature at the San Jose Normal. Besides these there, will be, a number of local instructors. During the session, besides the work of the Instructors, there will be an address by Superintendent Stockton, primary reading by Mrs. W. A. i McGinn and discussions by Misses ) Amy Boettler, Hannah Biggs, Douglas JMacmurdo and others; primary nvtm- |ber work by Miss Matilda Thronsen with discussion by Misses WIn.nif.red. «,,„_. , ',.' m •"" . .. -• •» Accommodations—6. P. Slmcoe, Timmons and Ida Penn and Mrs. D. M. Dubbers. Charles T. Conger of the High School will present the subject of English in the grammar grades, and the discussion will be led by Misses Virginia Jameson and M. Pauline Scott and H. M. Bland. "What the High School Expects of the Grammar Grades" will be the subject of a paper by Mrs. H. S. Craig and the following will discuss the subject, Mrs. E. L. Willow, J. W. Stockton and T. E. Watt. "Note Books and What They Should Contain" will be presented by Mrs. M. F. Upton. F. B. Gainer, Miss Lois Jameson, Miss Mabel Chubb and Mrs. A. E. Wood will lead in the GREAT DEMONSTRATION FOR BRYAN WILL BE HELD HERE Morris. """" James H. Parker will present "Nature work" and Misses Alice Reynolds Lydla Colton, Louise Wilson and Mrs. J. Albert Smith will lead the dls- slon. There will also be reports on Arbor day, and discussion of the work of tree planting. Superintendent Stockton will preside over the Institute, T. E. Watt and F. B. Gainer are named as vice presidents and the following committees have been appointed: Introduction—Miss W,innifred Timmons, Miss Estelle Story, Mrs. E. L. Willow, MlSBp.Irma Wilkinson, J. H. Parker, Mrs. F* B. Thomas, Miss Mabel Chubb, Mrs. E. P. Munsey, Miss Matilda Thrdnsen, Mrs. \V. A. McGinn. Music—W..E.- Mason, L. G. Pauly. Miss Jeanne Alexander A Boll-1'holan special train is coming. It will traverse California from end to end in the interest of the groat commoner, and it will reach Bakersfield nt 6 o'clock on Tuesday night. Theodore Bell and James 1). Phelan will be on hoard, and their arrival and the subsequent meeting will be the great event of the campaign. The Union Band will meet the distinguished visitors at the train in Kern. A brass band'will be in attendance, the cannon will boom a welcome, and the route to Bakersfield will be made bright with red fire and rockets. The Bryan Chili of several hundred members will meet without delay, and if possible a parade H. Parker, D. M. Griffith. • ! Resolutions—J. W. Stockton, Wm. B. Adams, C. S. Kapp, J. A. Bryson, T. J. Brady. Arbor and School Improvement Day—Mrs. F. M. Nash, Miss Bessie Houghton, Miss Grace Ferguson, Dan B. Stockton, Miss Lena Bubn, Miss Crlssie Alexander, Miss Alma Forker. SAYS DECISION IS NOT FINAL Thre appears to be much interest in local flght circles in the moving pictures of the Gans-Nelson fight., •which wil be shown at the Scrlbner next Sunday night. The pictures are ! said to be very clear and with the as- j discussion. best Is claimed for Ventura County i °» the subject of industrial drawing .-aid Adeline oil was used in its m:ik- i w I" Mason, Mrs. F. B. Thomas, Miss lns I Estelle Story, J. E. Dyer and Charles ».» , i Cottle will take part in the cllscus- A SOCIALIST SPEAKING jslon. FOR THIS EVENING. J. B. Osborne, the Socialist orator sistance of an excellent announcer. | who debate'd with C. S. Young two flght followers will be enabled to get .•a good understanding of the historic ring battle. years ago at Armory hall, arrived in Miss Maude M. Metcalf will present the subject of language and composition, and those named for the discussion are Miss Rhoda Brennen, Leo town today at noon and will speak at Herzlnger, Misses Marjorie Landers the Arlington corner tonight. and Fanny Higgins and Mrs. Cella *"/' -«*,( i : *'*;*> Our Show of New Fall Clothes! Have you seen it ? If not, a treat awaits you, for we have a gathering of L. Adler, Bros. & Go's Rochester-made ready-to- wear suits that are a perfect revelation of style and quality. No matter how critical a man may be; he cannot withhold his approval from the fall models} of this great establishment, for in them are embodied the latest dreams of fashion as interpreted by a designer who ranks first in his profession. We invite you to call just to look at the new things. THE TOGGERY o Judge Churches strong iuti- malion from tho boncb that there was no law for tho placing of tin- saloon question on tho ballot, and his decision overruling tho demurrer of the iintl saloon people, it Is still the contention in Fresno that the decision did not go to the merits of the case, and that another decision will bo necessary. The Fresno Republican Ibis morning says: Judge Church overruled the demurrer yesterday to A.- Mattel's petition for mandamus to require the county clerk to issue and print the ballots for the November election without the words for the saloon license referendum. This ruling Is not a finality. The case will be further heard on the law points raised by the answer as to the power of the supervisors under the state law to authorize such a referendum. The decision yesterday on the demurrer was rendered under a misapprehension. It was understood that the case was submitted at one mid the samo time on the demurrer and merits the arguments on both having boon had In desultory fashion. Judge Church, however, understood that the mutter was submitted only on the demurrer and hence the ruling. That ruling Is only to hold that Mattel is a proper person ' to bring the action and has legal standing in court under the petition for relief as a party beneficially interested In the ultimate outcome. Judge Church was brief in announcing bis decision, declaring that the appellate court of tho first district bad passed upon the question in the Sun Jose city charter case itml he only followed that authority. The general impression was that the ruling on the demurrer and on tho au thorlty may forecast the final decision against placing tho referendum, but tills result doos not necessarily fol- • low. At tho earliest opportunity, Judge Church will be askod to hear the arguments on the law points In the i case, if he thinks It necessary In am, pllflcatlon of the arguments had on j Tuesday, when it was thought that the i matter was consldored both on the demurrer and on tho merits. Assistant District Attorney Me- CormlcU labors under this Impression and will ask for further arguments in the case and particularly to bring to the attention of the court a newly discovered citation, a case before the state supreme court dealing directly with the Initiative and referenda: will be arranged for. In am- fl the hour betwprm f a.t| ' pfveii \ip to a uemonstratlon as has not been witnessed in years. The speaking will take place, in the Bakersfield opera house, and already it is certain that the big theater -will be jammed to the doors, An effort will be nuule to secure special rouml trip rates from north and south, and committees are already busy on the details'of the big meeting. Tire Bell-1'helan special loaves Red Bluff on Monday morning and there will be day meetings tit every point along the lino to Stockton where a monster rally will bo hold that Might. On Tuesday the train will continue on down the valley, stops beinsr made at each center until linker i'.eld is reached, and here a royal welcome will be extended. Fio'.ii .-Sal-ersfieH. tir- train goes )ii south, and Wednesday and Thursday will be given up to specchmaking in the southern counties. The return will be made by way of the coast. Chairman E. M. Roberts of the Democratic committee received official notice this morning of the coming of the special and at once began to get affairs in shape for a rousing meeting, The Union Band has been secured and the Bakersfield opera house engaged. Committees to Utke tihtirgo of details will bv uppqintod this evening or toinarrow, and the local Uemocra- Taft Defends R. R. Threats MILAN, Itul., Oct. 22.— Indiana will be the battle ground of Tuft for the remainder of the week. His Itinerary Is for forty speeches through the state from south to north. He began the delivery of sixteen speeches today at Ijawrenceburg before 8 o'clock, j His voice Is restored by rest. Today Tnl't defended the plot o£ the railroads In telling th«lr OMB Ulftt V Bryan is elected wages will be lowered, and that If he is elected they will be raised. Mr. Taft said he considers it a very proper thing for the railroads to do. lie said it is not bribery, as Bryan charged. It IB merely stating a fact that the men who toll ought to know. Mr. Taft did not say how It happens that so many thousand railroad men have been thrown out of employment and wages lowered during the past year, but he voiced the opinion that Bryan's election would menace the prosperity of the entire country. WAIERTLANI 18 READY FOR WORK Midway oil men expect to see the Stratton water system In operation tomorrow. The last of the lost tubing was fished out yesterday and a new lot of tubing arrived on the Oregon- Midway property this morning to be installed in tho well. It will then take but a short time to start the water running through tho pipe line. It will be a day or two, however, before the water reaches the southern end of tho field. E. E. Jones, in conversation with Midway man thin morning, IK mild to have given assurance that the pump- 1 ing plant alongside of siding two is sufficient to take care of the water to i be distributed by the railroad and that a good quantity Is now being sent to the different companies con- , trading for a supply from this source. will 1'jave nothing undone to 1\Q Hie big meeting the success of the campaign. ^ Trust on Sunshine, Meter on tho Sun RAVENSWOOO, \V. V;i., Oct. illi. Although IIP did not re- tiro until 2 o'clock this morning, ft half hour after he miirte his last speech last nielli. Mr. Ilryaii was up at sunrise and H .short time afterwards was speaking to ;i large sizcd-crowd bore. Most of tin- audience was farmers. Mr. Bryan punctured the Republican argument that the farmer owed his prosperity to Hit- Republican party. He said If the Republican party had anything to do with the fertility of the soil, the sunshine or the rain that there would be a trust on sunshine and a meter on the sun. * * * * * * * * * * MISS SADIE SMITH DIES IN SAN DIEGO. Miss Sadie Smith, daughter of R. A, Smith, and formerly of this city, U dead In San Diego, after, a lingering illness. The young lady was only 18 years of ago. and was at one time a pupil In the Bakersfleld schools, Many will remember her, and will learn of her death with regret. WOMAN KNIFE WIELDER SAYS NOT GUILTY. Hilda M. Smith, the woman knife wiclder, plead not guilty in Judge Ma hon'8 court today. Time of trial will bo set Monday. Former Bakercfieldan.— Dr. Chas. A. 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