The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on November 27, 1908 · Page 1
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 1

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, November 27, 1908
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Vol. XX. BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1008. \o. 101 FRANK FREE ON WAY HERE Frank Free and his Sunset automobile are now on their way from l.os Angeles for the automobile races here Sunday. A letter received from Free yesterday stated that he would leave L.OS Angeles this morning, and If he met no mishap on the way would be In Bakersfleld some time tonight Ben Dinghy left by train for'Mo- •desto last night, to attend to some business matters. His car, the Bluebird is still in town, and Dingley will be back tomorrow morning again He and Free will drive In a ten mile race n which all track records will probably be lowered. There Is great rivalry between the two, and a little bad blood. During the last races at Fresno Free claims that Dingley crowded him off the track, almost causing a bad accident. Dlnglev won the race, a 25 mile affair, the feature event of the day, making one mile in -one minute flat, the fastest mile of the day, but Free evened matters up m f?™ 10 * & ack and beating the Bluebird In three other events Sunday s race will be the first in which tne two have ever entered en a half mile track. A new entry was received vester- wYJ n , I; Hlrshfeld's Mitchell. Hirshfeld, Dr. West and his Tourist roadster, and Henry Kllpsteln and his Tourist runabout will go in a three- cornered five mile race which pram- Ises to attract much attention. Al 1 hackery wll! put his KIsseKuir against the Buick White Streak, which will be here from San Francisco tomorrow, and for the last race of the day, all the cars will go in a big eight mile handicap event which promises to be full of excitement. Fred Robinson, an old time motorcycle man, will have charge of the mo- torcycie events Sunday, and promises to class the machines so that more! close contests will result than has been the case in the last few meets One of the feature events will be a pie-eating race. At the end of each I lap the riders will dismount their ma-' chines, eat hair n pie. and then ridel on for another Ian. The r,;rr> \vill !>e • for two miles, which will mean the 1 consumption of two pics per rl'ler. i There will ho one horsn race Sun- | i!:iy. a half mile between Syl- ' vaster. Probe and Willy Santa Ros'i. i All Illshl was also <>ut"rf>;i, tint has leer, withdrawn, ihe other owner-; ob- jet-ting because o! i!,e' '-MOW-' iim made by the chestnut yestei lay. j This race was left over r'r.->ii< TT,:\nUs '• .i.ivinir day pro^r.'iii!. as it was too dark to mil it off \es'enl;iy. Til" ;>iiUl' luois Sunday will star; at 2;:>. TRANSPORT OVERDUE. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.—Alarm is felt over the fact that the army transport Dix euroute to Seattle from Manila is tilx days overdue. Would Refuse A QUIET DAY to Enter Caucus! :• WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.— *• Representative Gardiner of Massachusetts, called on the President today and In departing said: "t have not decided how to vote on the speakershlp until I know the names of the candidate*. Personally t am more interested in the change of the rules than In the speakershlp. The time has come for those of us who are dlssaisfled to do one of three things, either carry the party caucus, refuse to caucus on rules or shut up. I believe the second line of procedure Is the one we should follow. *•* *!* *5* *3* *J* if** *S* *J* *1* *J* *J* *!• *!" *J* *•»* Buys 16 Feet on Chester Ave Another sale of real estate has been effected on Chester avenue whereby A. B. Anderson becomes the owner of 16 V» feet on the west side of the « avenue, adjoining the lot :-a• cently bought by Mrs. Hamil• ton, and close to the hall of records. The purchase price Is said to have been between $1500 and $2000, and Mr. Anderson will erect an office building to be used In connection with his dyeing and cleaning business. Trouble Kills Billick's Mother Thanksgiving day was quietly observed in Bakersfleld, citizens for the most part spending the day at their homes. The only events out of the usual were the leaving of the special train In the morning for Visalla for the football game, the races In the afternoon, and the bills at the several I theaters. The day, though briskly cold and cloudy throughout, was not unpleasant, and many vehicles as well as autos were out In the afternoon. In the morning the churches were well attended, and at night there waa a large assemblage at the union services at the Presbyterian church. At the Shelter. j The children at the Shelter were i not forgotten and In the afternoon they enjoyed a sumptuous dinner. The turkey was supplied by J. A. Hughes and many friends of the home remembered the little ones. At the Hospital. Supt. Franz Buckreus was the host at a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner at It he hospital at 5:30 last evening, I when all the Inmates fared sumptuously. In the forenoon, ladles from the Congregational Church and other organizations brought generous quantities of fruit to supplement the dinner to be given In the afternoon and Superintendent Buckreus' guests sat down to a repast second to none served In the city. Turkey at the Jail. Through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Win. H. Henderson, all the ninety odd prisoners at the jail were enabled to enjoy a turkey dinner. Fifty- two pounds of turkey, a large quantity of cranberry sauce and other good things that go to make the Ideal Thanksgiving dinner were sent to the Jail by the generous couple, and at 1:30 the prisoners enjoyed a genuine feast. There were many to be fed, but there was an abundance for all and with the aid of Chef Church and his assistants nil -were bountifully supplied. |TO SELL ALL PROPERTY i IN ERICKSON ESTATE. CLEVELAND, Nov. 27.-Mrs. Bar-' / .^'J 1 ' 0 "' signed by the heir, the , „. „..;.. /. ' T , 'administrator and the creditors, In the bara Billik, mother of Herman Billik, estate of Emll Erlckson. deceased! under sentence of death ai Chicago, [was filed in the Superior Court today diod at, her homo today of bean j to ?°" a " lne property of the estate BAKERSFIELD Seattle Man BOY SftOI BY BEATS VISALIA In on-? of the best games of football ever see n i n the valley the Bakersfleld team won from Vlsalia, last year's champions, on their home fleld, 4 to 0, yesterday afternoon. The one gbal ws madu but six minutes from the end of the last half, John StrouJ kick- Ing a field goal from the thirty yard line, but the local team had the best of the argument throdghout. and fairly deserved their victory In the first half Visalla kicked off. The ball was run in twenty yards, and then bucked to Visalla's twenty yard line, where It was lost. The Visalia team was held for two downs, when VI- salia MMiited. During the rest of the half the ball was continually In enemy's territory and ended there, in Bakersfleld's possession, though the local pigskin artists- were unable to rush it across the opposing goal line. The second half was full of thrills. Bakersfleld kicked off. Vlsalia ran the ball in almost to the center of the fleld, and then punted. In an exchange of punts Bakersfleld had the decided | advantage. The ball was then bucked steadily toward Visalla's goal, and was finally carried over by Wieman. The touch-down was not allowed, however, because of an alleged off-side play, and the ball was brought back and Bakersfleld penalized. Again the Bakersfleld stalwarts took the ball down the fleld by bucks, finally to reach the six Inch mark, but Visalla's line held like a stone wall and the ball was lost on downs. Bakersfleld then changed tactics, and a fleld goal was tried. Stroud kicked a beautiful attempt which almost went over, but the oval caught on the cross bar, hovered a minute, and then bounced back. Visalla punted from their 25 yard line. With but ten minutes left to 1 play Bakersfield again worked the ball down within striking distance, when another place kick was missed, this time by a good margin. Loyal Stroud was also hurt in tho back and taken out of the game. That there is luck In the third attempt was proven when the thirty yard line was again reached, and John Stroud, brother of the Injured player, | finally sent it above the cross bar and i between the posts for a fleld goal, the (only score of the day. making' four j points for Bakorsflold to Vlsaliii's Foully Slain SBATTIE, Nov. 27.—Hugh McMahon, manager of the American cafe, and a well known business man. was found dead this morning, having been murdered in the front yard of the residence next door to his own. His head and face were battered to a pulp as If by a slung shot. A four hundred dollar diamond ring was wrenched off. nearly tear- Ing off the finger. A two hundred dollar gold watch Is also missing, and It Is believed several hundred dollars in cash was taken. * * * •> * * * * * * * * * * •:< Another Delano Pumping Plant Delano is to have another bis; iwimplng plant, this time on section 16-25-25, where Tom Orr recently acquired 320 acres of land from M. Cesmat. Mr. • On- started his well drilling outfit to Delano today, and he expects to put down three wells that will be pumped by a centrifugal pump, 40 horse power being used. The land Is one mile west of Delano and Is well adapted to • diversified farming, for which fHirpose It will be used. HIS FATHER Burton Zlnamon, the three year old son of the Nineteenth street clothing merchant, was accidentally shot through the arm with a 44 calibre Colts revolver last evening, as the n- suit 01 careless handling of the weapon by his father. Dave /(million. Zin- anion was unloading the weapon and In some manner touched the half spring trigger, which snapped and Alt- charged one of the cartridges. Th» ijtiiii ..ent throuun the loft upper arm of the child. He was at once taken to the Bakersfleld Sanatorium, and given medical treatment. There !• uo Janger unless blood poisoning set* In. Dr. Schafer, the attending physician, says that the wound Is a most peculiar one, as the bullet wont through the humerus, or upper bone, carrying part of it awuj}- without Injuring the rest of the bone In any manner. The clean wound was made in spite of th« fact that the bullet was not traveling at a great velocity, as is evidenced by lead streaks left In the wound, The physician accounts for this seeming freak by the extreme youth of the child, and the fact that his bones are probably extremely soft atv.l supple. Had the same accident occurred to an older person the arm would have been badly shattered. Many Attend Union Service THOUSANDS DO HONOR TO A DEAD PRIEST. SHFNANDOAH, Pa., Nov. * 27.—The most remarkable trl- + bute ever paid to a priest was •> paid today at the funeral of •{• Rev. H. F. O'Reilly, rector of * the Roman Catholic church In <• this place for forty years. •{• Twenty-five collerles, employ- * Ing Ifi.niii) mop., 'he public * schools hero and in surround- & Ing communities were closed, •> and business suspended (o do * honor to the dead. 4« HITCHCOCK TO BE THE NEW POSTMASTER GENERAL. THE WEATHER. Fair tonight and Saturday. Light to heavy frost. a farewell message from her son and fainted upon reading It. CHICAGO, Nov. 27.—Herman Dil- lik, under sentence of death for the murder of Mary Ve/ral. was .!<-.-:i|y effected by a letter ffVnn his mother Wednesday. She said: "I am praying night and day that I may live to see the result of my child's troubles. I am sending you two dollars, all I can spare." The letter was signed "with a dozen kisses, from jjptir heart broken mother." ,„„ dobtr-dness of $927.67. The expenses of administration exceed $BOO. The real estate consists of lam's in the McKittrick district and in Monterey County, the total value of the estate being about $4000. ! The sole heir Is Floken Erlckson, a native of Sweden, and the document has been to that country for signature. Matthew S. Platz is attorney for the estate. The Buying of Your Overcoat! You probably take seriously. You oim'ht In. No ffarinont you buy mentis more for your comfort anil looks than yum- overcoat; it's your pub 1 ;.- ^aniietit: you wear it where tii.- crtiwi.l sees you. We're sell i si*: overcoats that will be ,-i credit to the moll who wear them : tit, style, finish; overcoats that are becoming. We have so many ditVeivnt fabrics ami models that we can suit the taste of everyone. We've irut some sails here, too, that don't need any other argument than one look at them; you will find all the late colors and new models. THE TOGGERY IOWIU « (LOOM Copyright, 1903. by L, ADLER, BROS. & CO. as nnevent- center As usual, Wieman was Ihe star of the game. Both of the Strond boys proved their worth, and, Indeed, there wore no members of the team which did not play first-class football. The victory gives Bakersfleld a 2 to 1 chance of winning the football pennant, for the first time In years, as the game between Porterville and Dl- nuba, the only other serious.contend- ers, also played yesterday, was a tie. The teams lined up as follows: Visalla—Golns, center; Crowley, left guard; Wltten, left tackle; Richardson, left end; Smlth./j-ight guard; Jordan, right tackle; Shlffert, right end; Scott, quarter; Gibson, left half; Townsend (captain) right half; Roth, full back. Bakersflold—Baker, center; Rankln, left guard; Dennen, left tackle; Stock- I At the Presbyterian Church last 1 evening the Baptist, First Methodist, Methodist South, Congregational ami Presbyterian Churches held union Thanksgiving services, and there was a large congregation In attendance. The niiisic WHS of a high order, n specially selected choir being In attendance. and there were solos by Miss Harbor of Can-lore's School of Music and by Mrs. H. N. Thomas of the First Baptist Church choir. Rev. n. n. Snudden, Rev. \V. H. Wieman and Rev. \,. C. Smith, assisted In the service and Rev. A. li. Paul i of tho Methodist Church, South, deliv- i ered a strong sermon In keeping with i Thanksgiving day. ' Helped Children's Shelter. > At St. Paul's church there was a! large congregation yesterday and the ' services, under the direction of Rev. i D. M. Crabtree were unusually Inter- ' estlng. A feature of the day was the receiving of donations for the Child-! ren's Shelter, and the space reserved for the contributions was piled high with good things. There were three turkeys, groceries, canned fruits, confections of all kinds, nuts and raisins; In fact a store to gladden the hearts of the little ones. XEW YORK, Nov. 27.—The * Associated Press Is authorixci)' 4> to announce that Hltch'-ncfc •:• has boon offered and ha.-s ac- •}• cepted the iwsltlon of post- ••• master general in Taft's cabl- •> not. This is tho first position * to be filled in tho new cabinet. * ONE-TWELFTH ^MARRIAGES END IN DIVORCE COURT. ton, loft end;, Forker, right guard; Wegis, right tackle; L. Stroud, right end; J. Stroud, left half; McKlnley,' right half; Grandy, quarter, Welman, j full back. Church was called In to: take the place of L. Stroud when the ! latter was injured. Notes of the Gam. Visalia showed up to good advantage on their end runs, averaging .'ibout live yards on them. However, they rould not penetrate the Bakers- Held line on cross-bucks. Bakersfleld could nearly always make ton yards on bucks through tackle. J. Stroud had a decided advantage over Scott of Visalla In punting. Dur- ' i::g the first half and at. times during; the second half, It was a punters duel, Stroud forcing Visalla back. Vlsalla'a lonso Interference caused them to run ln their punts farther than Bakersfield. In the last of the first half J Stroud turned his ankle. He took his placn ' for the plays, but did not enter them.' This allowed him to have his ankle i bandaged and play In the swond half. \ Ornndy was knocked out for three ! minutes at the beginning of the first | half. He could hardly call signals loud enough to be heard by the backs; nevertheless, he kept ou and did well. Townsend, captain of the Visalla team, took his defeat hard, as all did. After the place kick he laid down over the ball and cried. The gate receipts of the game were about $350, enabling Visalla to pay off an Indebtedness of about |90. Board, the Vlsalia referee, told some of the mourning players after the Kiimn, that the best team won. Mr. Copr-land, conductor of the P.akersflo.ld special train, was at the pame, rooting so hard for Baliorsfleld that two, men could not keep him back out (,f the finl'l. The Bakersfleld boys tot)!; up n collection and on the return ! trip Will Simpson presented Mr. Cope- hind with a box of fine cigars, i During thfi last two minutes of play Vlsalia rallied hard, all running In In a frenzlfd attempt to force Bakersfield's cantor. They made some gains hut were kept down by an unwavering i line. W.O. W. GO TO THE OIL FIELDS TONIGHT. The liakersfli'ld encampment of the Woodmen of the World make a pilgrimage to Oilcenter tonight to wake up the drillers and rig builders with true Woodman enthusiasm. Tho local contingent will go In rigs and autos to the Associated clubhouse at. Oil- center, and will hold a stag social and smoker. Prof. Keuhn Is In charge of the musical program and wrestling i:nd boxing bouts after the stylo adopted In Kern last week will also draw attention. The affair promises to be the biggest thing of the kind which has been bold In the fields for years. ( ANDY WILSON STILL ON WITNESS STAND. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27.— The prosecution In the Hitof case completed the examination of Andrew M. Wilson, former HUporvlsor and railway' commissioner, this morning, and Acii i HI otiie begiin a rlgl I cross o\:iniln;<- ! tion. i ...... --—»*«. ........... -- I UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ' CORNERSTONE IS LAID, i WASHINGTON", Nov. 2fi.—A higher divorce rule in the United States than In any of the other countries whore statistics are available Is announced by the census bureau, which in a bulletin just issued says that at least ono marriage In twelve In this country ultimately terminates in divorce. Tho report covers the twenty years from 1887 to lOOfi Inclusive In that time there were 12,832,044 marriages and 9-T.,fi25 divorces, against 328,718 divorces for the preceding twenty- years. Divorce is now two and one-half times as common, compared with th» married population, as It was forty years asjo. Utah and Connecticut ore tho only states showing a decreased divorce rate. HE WANTS THE DUTY ON TIN MAINTAINED. WASHINGTON', Nov. 27.—Joho Williams, an official of the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Stoe! and Tin Workers, appeared before tho ways and means committee today and asked that the duty on tin be maintained. Radical tariff reform was urged by Jesse Horton ot the New York Tariff Reform Club. IUCKKRLHY, Nov. 2H.—The corner stone of the now Doe Ithn'ry at the I'nlvorslty of California, was laid this morning with impressive ceremonial. President Wheeler delivered the iiov el address, The other speakers wore Librarian .f. L:. Rowell and LorliiK H. Doo, nephew of the Into Charles F. Doe, who left $7!>n,!MVi towar-l Un- building fund. President .). K. Mo- Loan of the Pacific Theological Heini nary acted as cha|il;iin, The corner Ktoue bore the simple legend, "Clmrli-.-i F. Doe, MDCCCVIII." and was laid at tin- north'voKt romei of the. now structure. Tilt/ bulldlii'.: In of tin- st«-e| I'rap «• type witii rout-rote an;l C-jli- I'orlla gnialtc walls and wil' have « capacity of -loo,000 volumes. The front will be embellished with ('orlnthiun columns and the roof will be of nils nlon tile, it will lie tlnlslu-i! in a your. Shine Your Own Shoes Wjtth a Chinola outfit. Tiie mo,t practical brush iitiii ihnilier ever invented for a|i|>!yiiiL.' Shinohi, the modern ,v,-;ilerproof paste shoe polish. This Week — Shinola Polish, Shoe Brush, and Dauber, all for 25c. See our Window THE KODAK STORE J. A. Hughes, The Leading Prescription Drgggltt.

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