The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 7, 1908 · Page 3
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I THE BAKERSPIELD CALIPORNIAN MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1908. .* now in Dapartment iSwing If you want to get the best toys for the least money, get them at Weill's. Our assortment Is large, complete and Includes every kind of a toy that a youngster might want to make him happy. If you're wise, you'll start Christmas toy shopping now and here, ,(-, O CPC-NO Phones—Dry Goods, 142 Hardware, 224. Groceries, 142 1418-1422 Nlncceenth Street. VOICE CULTURE MISS JANE BARBER Late of Detroit Conservatory of Music Studio Phone 338 Main Residence Main 302 CARRIERE'S SCHOOL OF MUSIC Th Souther n h Bakersfleld's Leading Hote) Culttne, Service Unexcelled GEELAN 1329 19th Si. see o rr a **,*-FIND OUT FOE YOURSELF it' you liavc any doubts about tin* .superiority of our process of dyeing or donning by testing it ou an old suit of elothing, a delicate evening gown or waist, or anything that has become soiled or faded in the wearing. We also give genuine satisfaction in the beauty and thoroughness of oui work, and ni the moderateness of our charges. Pioneer Gleaners &ud Dyers A. C. Jacobsen, Proprietor. Office, 151* 19th St.. Phone Main 171 Works, 129-133 20th St. Phone Maiu 16h *»• CAR AVE YOU IT? * *- r. v — :**•*-, '-.-'.r^ \ \ 11 f/?A \ -v Ij.T — •*» *. is, f Fliir It has been In preparation for five years, awaiting the time \vhun tho plant could be brought to tho point of capacity and perfect ion which would make it possible at such a price. There Is not nn ounce of uncertainty or experiment In this marvelous thirty horse power car at fifteen hundred and fifty dollars, because it derives Its being from twenty thouHniul other Cadillac cars which have preceded it. It springs immediately into full-fledged competition with the best of others at twice and thrice the price, because it is the outcome and evolution of a factory equipment, and a factory experience that has cost millions in the making. * Place your order now. First car load already Bold. \ We have a few second hand bargains. Cadillac, one cylinder. 1907 two cylinder Tourlat. Two Cylinder Reo, with top. (Trade for horses). Two cylinder Maxwell. -^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M^^^^^^^^^^PV^^^^^^^^rtBI^M^m^Hi^^^HMW^AIfrlkt^^^^^^^^^^^H^^^^^^^^^^*^.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^* ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^K* ^^•^^^^P^HHIHIH^^HIH^^^^^^^^H^HHIP^^H^P^PV Vu^V^^^^^^^W^^^^^ fc ~ ~"• ^^^^B^^PJP^^fl^" • • ~ p '^^'^^^^'^'^^(^^"^^^^^•^•^•^^^•^^^•^^^•^^^•^^•^••^^^^••^•••••••••^BHJ^HHHIHI^^I^^^HIII^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^I^^^^^^^^H Bakersfield Auto Supply 19th and 0 Tel. Main 1260 Impressive Services on Sunday at the Elks Lodge of Sorrow Before a Large Audience Millinery Bakersneld Finest Shop What was perhaps the most Interesting memorial services ever held by the local lodge of Elks took place in the Bakersfleld Opera House Sunday afternoon in the presence of a large audience, which evinced a keen Interest in the exercises lasting for more moro than two hours. A charm was ad'ilcul to the pretty setting on the stage by large stands of calla Hlies and white erysanthemums, but the decorative feature was not emphasized this year, the committee preferring to utilize the appropriation In assembling an orchestra of merit, and in this, under the direction of the musical director, Leo Hirahfeld, it was eminently successful, the music of the day being of a high order and proving a delight to all. An inovatlon in the arrangement -of the official chairs was observed, that of the Leading Knight being raised In the center of the opera hanse and the Lecturing and Loyal Knights being provided for In each box on either side of the stage. The American flag was a feature of tho dec-orations at each chair. It was Just 2:30 when the members of the order, marching two and two, entered the opera hotfse and occupied tho chairs reserved for them. The j Exalted Ruler, Chas. A. Lee. without preface, opened the lodge according to the beautiful ritual and In the opening ode congregation choir and orchestra joined. The roll call of the dead by Secretary Meroney was very Impressive. After Invocation by Rev. D, M. Crabtree of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, "Praise Ye the Father' 1 was beautifully rendered by the mixed chorus, consisting of Miss Jane Barber, Mrs. Clarence Wilson, Mrs. J. H. Harding, Mrs. O. L. Gotchett, E. C. Wilson, Clarence Fuller, Robert Smith and Roy Pathe. The Eulogy. The eulogy by Rev. Crabtree was an artistic masterpiece, the speaker expressing beautiful thoughts In eloquent words, and paying high tribute to the departed members of the order. "He is not dead but sleepeth" was the thought on which was based the sentiment that those who have gone before live forever In memory. They were the words of the Master and He followed them by restoring life, an<l they are the words of the Elks in connection with those whose lift activities are over. The annual Lodge of Sorrow with its memorial exercises Is not tardy justice, for justice is one of the tenets of the order, a cardinal principle which the loyal Elk seeks to live up to in his every day relations with his follow men. Recalling the list of names of the :l"ad, the speaker paid tribute to them MS men, but dwelt -chiefly with those who have passed out of this Hfo (luring the past year. T. H. Fogarty, Jns. ,. DepauII, A. O. ForreH, James Goodwin, J. ,T. Anderson anrt M. Wangen- helm were each the subject of individual eulogy, Mini some of the tributes paid to well beloved friends made more than one eye moist In that vast gathering. Tho reverend speaker in closing paid that, he thanked Ood he was the representative of a church -that recognized that such men as James Goodwin. Mel Wangenholm anrt the others, men who, if their lives be railed worldly by zealots, still lived them in such manner, In their relations with their fellows, as to earn the approval of the Exalted Ruler of the Universe. Mr. Devlin's Address. The vocal solo, "Beyond the Gates," by Miss Jane Barber, was most effectively rendered and R, A. Hayden recited "Thanatopals" most impressively, following which the orator of the day, Hon. Frank Devlin, delivered a most earnest and interesting dls- ourse, which held the closest attention of the audience. The speaker first touched upon tho beautiful custom of the order in holding memorial services each year, and he drew a strong picture of the 25.0,000 members gathered together nt that hour In thousands of rities in tho United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific, in Porto Rico, in Hawaii and even in the far,off Island of Luzon. In every place where there is a lodge of Elks the same sen- tlments were being expressed, the same scenes enacted as marked the local exercises. And these annual services have all tho solemnity of tlu; funeral service with none of the sadriPHH. said i.ho speaker. They appeal to all humanity In that they touch upon a trait that IB inherent in all human kind, young or old, philanthropist or cynic, the wish not to he forgotten by their fellows, [f .nnual lodge of sorrow acrora- i>d nothing else, it would still bo Justified from this one view point. The time of holding the memorial services Is also appropriate, coming as It does between Thanksgiving day, when the nation returns thanks, and tho celebration of the birth of the Savior. H Is In a way like a family reunion, where all the members, sons and daughters and parents come to- K'Mhor on a holiday. There Is gladness over tho reunion, there Is sadness over the vacant chair and there Is determination of the living to supply the plane nf the one who Is dead. The same Ifne of thought IB nppllrahle to the FJUs in their relation to memorial I , nut the orator declared there la nn- i other still more Important feature. ,'hat of making men think. Elks are i for the most part busy men—like oth- I'M's losing sight of the serious qiies- i Mon of the life after this, nnd memor- ' lal day Inspires thought. Every Elk subscribe? to the belief that there Is an Kxnlted Ruler of the Universe, and rebellious!}* refuses to accept a view that float h ends all. No matter upon what teaching this Is based, whether' i Inculcated by the Presbyterian or Methodist mother, the Catholic priest, or In the synagogue. It Is still the view of every Klk, and memorial day I serves Its purposes In renewing the teachings* of youth and inspiring thoueht for the future, aids in reaching the conclusion that life rather !s the hour of toil anr! death the rool of the evening. The speaker dwelt uprm Charity one of the cardinal principles of the order, and rnforred tn the practical example of charity hy the people of Rakersfleld on Saturday, an event, he said, which would draw the attention of the state to this city. In a strong pica he urged every loyal Elk to renew his obligations to the order, to live up to its teachings, and closed with an eloquent tribute to the order itself. Knch musical number of the orchestra was n notable one, and the audience visibly manifested Its enjoyment. The impressive services ended with the closing ceremonies and ode . by the lodge and benediction by Rev. j Crabtree. The officers of the lodge are: Chas. A. Lee. oxMtort ruler: .T, M, .Tameson, esteemed leading knight: Oeo. H. Rrundage. esteemed loyal knight; W. A. Freeman, esteemed lecturing Unieht; C. S. Meroney, secretary: L. (\ Ross, treasurer: A. Sjivolo. tyler: (as. T. MauuJre, esquire; Krauk H. Huhn, Inner guard: Rev. D. M. Crabtree, chaplain. The trustees nre Franz BurUroiis, R St. Clair. Chas. T. Moionir. The memorial commit tee consisted of R. M. Hamilton. \V. V. Matlack nrul r. S. Meroney, TEA If the tea is good you ask for a second cup; if not, you ask for the money. Your grocer rnturni TOUT mnney II yott don'l Uke Schilling 1 !, Licit, we pay turn. ifM !»• itt raws to 01 (K 1 ! e ca a vour onio wi snmnles and nncos ou application Art Store. Office, M. 731. Res. Farmers 18x1 2025 Chester. Singer Office Kern Flour Mills Kahler Says j is tin- linn 1 t<> selections from stock of our our i i Christmas Smtuldo presents for youn^r UIH! i.ld at j»rir.i»s suit all. Hi- surt? and cujni-, HEADQUARTERS FOR CHRISTMAS CARDS AND BOOKS. BAKERSFIEID DRUG CO, Kahler Bros, PHONE MAIN 42 Comer 19th A I Ott, Choose Pratical Gifts LH. thojn l»e iivful, essential. Lasting reminders of the kind thought and affectionate interest of the givrr. A BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF FURNITURE IS THE GIFT OF 6IFT8. Knowing this \vo have added an unusually large stock of jjift furniture, distinctive and desirable. Before you make your decision, let us show you this gift furniture which we have selected in anticipation of your needs. There are scores of appropriate and handsome articles on our floors which cannot fail to please you. Let our experienced salesman help you in the solution of the gift problem. From now until Christinas, our windows will display helpful suggestions to the gift seekers. 'u-.fr M - "JL • Philip W. Niederaur 1408-10 19th Street Main 173 HOLLY Q ENUINE HOLLY HOLLY WREATHS Roses, Carnations, Violets and Chrysanthemums. First class Nursery Stoe.k, Trees, Shrubs. Orders promptly filled. CHESTER AVENUE NURSERY ALBERT WEEDALL, Prop. Cor. Bivth St. and Cheater Ave. Phono Main 745. DIXON 5ON ' Undertakers, Funeral Directors, Emhalmers. Successor, to Morton & Connolly. Lady A ttendant 1414 19th I ti RED CR01I AMB aln MORLEY'S THEATRE Masonic Temple, 2007 Chester Avenue Continuous Performance 7:30 to 10:30 P. M. BOX OFFICE OPEN 7:15 to 9:15 Admission lOc STRICTLY HIGH CLASS MOVING PICTURES AND ILLUSTRATED SONGS; FUN AND AMUSEMENT FOR EVERYBODY. The New Hired Girl (comedy) Don't Fool oYur Wife (comedy) The Cotton Industry in the South Maple Sugar (Instructive) (instructive) SONGS—"Pawnee" "Dear Old Saved by Love (special feature) Memphis." ^ Entire change of Program Monday and Thursday nights. Matinee Saturday and Sunday. Coupons given every night. Nov. 23d,24-ptece quadruple plate Rogers Bros. 1 set to holder of lucky coupon* BOUGH DRY Did You Know We will call for your family washing, wash and iron ail sheets, towels, slips, counterpanes, etc. starch all pieces that require starching and return to you for 6nly G cents per pound? * If you are in a hurry telephone for us to call Friday morning and have them returned Saturday Give us a trial. Oive u* a trial. Telephone Main 259. CITIZENS LAUNDER THE ONI/' EXCLUSIVE PJANO STORE IN KERN COUNTY. *f - »t. . \ 4 I |!T -W*r ?-•* .- J -' *M-':.-*&. --t 5- :.- > t .-4- F> -- 'I *L 4ft ' ^ . . .**• •;? Tho most \v..n.lt!rful of all Pianos. STEINWAY, A. B. CHASE, KMEKSOX, ESTKY, KURTZMANX. STERLING and olhfl Also I.VSIDK PLAYER PIANOS. Very large supply to .select from. Lowest Prices; Easy Terms. Sherman Clay & Co New Fish Block--1820 K Street Phone Main 602 C. E. KEY, Manager

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