The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 29, 1908 · Page 4
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 4

Bakersfield, California
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Thursday, October 29, 1908
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CALIFORNIAN THXJRSDAT, OCTOBER 29, ITOfc. BAKERSFIELD OPERA HOUSE KOBT. 0. BAHTOM, Ntnlqrr Saturday, Oct. 31st FIRST BIG NEW MUSICAL SHOW TO VISIT THE COAST THIS SEASON A Knight For a Day With Bobby Barry, Elsie Herbert and a Sparkling Company of ; Sixty People Prices ' 60c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.60 Seats on Sale Thursday. Sunday, Nov.l MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION SPLENDID COMPANY BEAUTIFUL SCENERY Harry Leighton in the Title Role Laura Hudson as the Wife Prices, 25c, 50c 75c and 1.00 Seats on Sale Thursday. THE ONLY EXCLUSIVE PIANO STORE IN KERN COUNTY. Known the world over as the Kreutest piano. A. B. Chase, Emerson, Estey, Kurtzmann, Sterling and others. Also Player Pianos. Largest stock of fine pianos constantly on hand ever seen in Hakorsficld. Low Prices. Kasy Terms. Sherman Clay & Co New Fish Block -1820 t Street Phone Main 602 C. E. KEY, Manager Once you buy a suit here, you're a suit customer always Suit satisfaction is yours in every sense of the word, style, handsome, and serviceable materials, perfect fit, smart cut and good tailoring are the foremost features about our clothing. We have suits here that range in prices from $10 to $30; but every suit at its price is a splendid value for the money, is well made and gives the wearer that self-satisfied feeling. If you want the very best, ask for our Stein-Bloch—there's n 54 years of knowing how 11 behind every garment of this brand. Most of the good dressers of of Bakersfield are wearing Stein-Bloch clothes. See that your new fall suit comes from here—and the sooner you buy it the better the assortment. Girls Wanted in the Wrapping Department AN OIL STORY THAT SAVOfiS OF THE STAGE I That truth is stranger than fiction. i was exemplified in this city Saturday I agent, or responsible party oil whom to serve summons, the company was last. The episode is a most remark- given notice of the suit by publication DREAMLAND RINK able oiiu and not unlike those blood 1 curdling, thrilling situations that are so often seen in melodrama when the did farm is about to be sold to pay in a newspaper and by serving the papers on the secretary of state. But the notice never came to the eyes of the Dayton people. In the course of Dreamland skating rink opens for the season tomorrow night. Manager C. P. Smtih has put the building in first-class shape and will be prepared to accommodate a large crowd of the mortgage held by the villain and tme the suit went by default, the Oc- the lung lost sou or lover comes upon cidental was awarded the damages tile Hreiie just wallowing In newly'and 'he property ordered sold to pay the amount of the claim skaters and spectators. As last season, an admission of 10 cents will be charged and 25 cents ex. tra for skates. Smith has engaged sained riches. the amount of the claim and costs. Professor Carriere's orchestra of six This episode springs from a deal in , Accordingly, October 17, 1907. the' pl6C es a nd In addition to supplying ;oi| lands and is truly as romantic as j twenty acres were bought by the Oc- the music for skating, the orchestra any ever told on the stage. j cidental Company for J12CO. wlll ,. en(ler Beve r a l concert numbers. During the oil excitement In the. Soon after this, however, the direo Mr. Smith and a corps of capable at- j West Side years ago the Dayton Oil ; tor- of the Dayton Oil Company in | tendants will he on Uje floor for the .Company of Ohio developed 2u acres ,' Dayton, Ohio, began to surmise that protection and instruction of skaters Thursday, Oct 29 DEAR TOM:Oh it's a pipe, or rather it's a pipe sale with 40% off the regular price.. You'll have to hurryi Always Something doing at Meroney's. BILL jot section !), 32-l!3 in the Midway, secured a well, patented the land and 1 owned it in fee. When the general depression in the oil business came,' laud to the Occidental, they naturally the Dayton, like many other compan- j supposed that the two properties were ies, found that its property could not ' confused by the force in the assess- he operated at a profit and accordingly the casing was capped and the property abandoned. The Dayton people left the state after reaching an '. selling at a high price and likely to go higher, they did not propose to losg valuable territory without a things were uot right. There was a slight confusion in their assessment and owing to the proximity of their or's office. Inquiry, however, soon revealed the true state of affairs. The directors began to wake up. With oil understanding with the Occidental Oil Company, owning adoining proper, i their ty, in ri'piml to a watchman. However, no authorized ugent for the Dayton was named In California, but each year lux money was forwarded, from Oliio and all measures taken to [ire- vent the loss of the property. Years went by. Taxes \vi;e paid and the good people of Dayton. Ohio, who were Interested in the (-ninpany, went about, their business M-rfertly sure In their peoce of mind tiat their California property was ^ertiie. Kut it was not. Th Occidental Oil Company, in the years that passed was cnuluary ur- cumulating a debt against the Dayton Oi| Company, presumably for watchman foes, anil a year ago this month the debt amounted to something ll) ie $11"0, Suit was begun, and, as i< provided by law In the absence of an and everything possible for the comfort of the patrons will be done. A large supply of good skates are on hand. Skating bids fair to return to favor and Mr. Smith hopes to make his place a popular one fall and winter months. during the Too Late For Classification FOR SAI.1C--SD acres g. •In acres, both ii»'l<-r wal.i'l 1 . Those a!'" m>>>. Suite; ,v ( 0, liiju 1 ilatfi I i:.'! WANTED A girfor n. man for lit;hl hotist •, pi'i'sons. (loe.ll ,1:1 l"'ine I'm rlnht party. Telephone Main 1,'ni FOR RKN'l' timid HM ! Mas in>w I'lirniiiii 1 ' closel ; door <>; n-us i i; (I ill re at I'.M'.l (1 -Mi-eei telephone Main Tii;». Sill.'!! v,,. iv, ( I'll, i-rsfu-hl, (ieorge- Calhouii retunieil from a short business trip to Los Angeles this morning. Accordingly, George Ivl. Smart. president of the company, was handed $lti(JO in drafts and given Instructions to hie himself to Hakerslield and straighten out the difficulty and redeem the land if possible, lie arrived here Friday, October Hi, At 10 o'clock the. next morning — and mind you, on Saturday the oflices of the county recorder close at noon and Saturday was the 17th—Mr. Smart entered the law office of William B. Iloai/ley. Mr. Smart explained the Mtuation. "Well," exclaimed Mr. Beaizley, "we will have to hustle," and that hustling attorney soon had his sten- jographer pressed into service. Mr. | Smart sat down in a chair beside Mr. I iieaizley and was told to do nothing ; more than answer questions. Only a ' .aw>er knows what the tas-k of prepar- 1 :n.i: papers for redemption is. All gen- '• rally take a day for (he purpose, and '•'!iin- longer. At any iv.te Mr. Bealz- -' y began to hustle. Afliuavits were 1 u>::de, crrtillcates Sleil. notes given .iiul all of the technicalities provided' '••'i 1 bv law gone thrmiph, Mr. Smiirt's i ivat'tji t'<.r JlSi'O ha:', tn |,e changed to! ii'li). Mr. Sniai't was unknown here, lint that was not te i-e an obstacle' v,hen so much wst« at stake and every minute of time meant thousands of, dollais. The money In gold coin was; :• cured, the sheiill'^ office called up- MI to rei eive it, aflidavits and notices ,'i ft at the proper offices, and at exactly three minutes to 12 o'clock Saturday, October 17th, Mr. Beaizley and Mr. Smart walked into the office of County Recorder Lee with their papers and the land was saved. The Occidental Company a few days later accepted the money in payment. Monday last the company (the Occidental) would have been entitled to a deed to the property. That comes 1'ietty near being a hair-raising, .'i'i ath-taking narrow escape. I I Learn to Have Preference and by this you will plainly see the reason for always buying KERN RIVER MILLS FLOUR There's as much difference In flours as there Is In anything else— there Is always a "best" and Kern Rivsr Mills Flour I* "it." At all grocers. I Philip W. Niederaur I The Home Of Good Furniture Dress Up Your Home (iet soniethiii}; I'm 1 the dining room (ha! adds to the iipppiiranee of the: limiii'. A CHINA CLOSET, A BUFFET, A DINING TABLE or a set ol' nice (litters. \Ve i.ave just what yon need. I The One Price Store 1408-10 19th Street Phone Main 173

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