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THE BAKERSFTJBLD CALIFORNIA^ MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1908. Our Watch Supremacy If you can find such watches as these, at such prices, in any other store we shall not expert you to give preference to us. But it would be vain to try to find equally reliable Watches at our prices. This is not boasting, but sober fact. We guarantee every watch. Our standing is your seunrily. We do not advertise one thing and show you another. We would appreciate a aall. New Designs Continually Arriving Gold Filled No. 1008 Plain Polished or Engine Turned Case Finely Jeweled Movement Gold Filled No. 1017 Richly Engraved Hunting Case rinely Jeweled Movement 14K SoliJ GoU No. 518 Finely Jen-el ;J Movement Plain or Satin 1-inis.i UK Solid Gol.l No. Sit A decoration that is always Popular Our STANDARD WATCHES PROM LEADING MAKERS. Every Watch has Our Personal Guarantee. Every Watch that we sell is thoroughly examined and regulated by experienced Watchehmakers and guaranteed to give entire satisfaction to the purchaser, no matter how inexpensive the watch. Cunside'- this guarantee when ready to purchase. WE BUY DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURERS AND SAVE YOU THE MIDDLEMAN'S PROFIT As the success and reputation of a Retail Jewelry House depends, to a great, extent, on their Watch Department, you are assured that this establishment handles only reliable standard goods, the prodcts of the leading milkers), whose name alone is a guarantee of reliability. OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Our Large New Illustrated ' CATALOG FREE Call or Write for It today It will be of considerable service to you in suggesting suitable articles for gifts. MAKE YOUR SELECTION EARLY. WE WILL PUT IT AWAY UNTIL WANTED. MAIL ORDERS promptly filled! Anything pictured forwarded Immediately, postage prepaid, on receipt of price, and delivery guaranteed. ALL GOODS SOLD ARE FULLY GUARANTEED, AND WE'LL CHEERFULLY REFUND MONEY IF ANY ARTICLE PURCHASED DOES NOT PROVE JUST AS REPRESENTED American Jewelry Company 1430 Nineteenth St., Bakersfield Phone Main 73 Kern City NOTES AND PERSONALS. -1 I Mrs. M. Stapp Is confined to her bed with an attack of heart failure. Mrs. Charles Whitaker, who has been at the St. Clalr hospital, is a great deal better and will return to her home on Baker street tomorrow. Division Auditor O. R. West of the Southern Pacific is in LOB Angeles on business for the company. Chief Clerk C. S. Green has gone to LOH Angeles for a few days' stay. The Ladles' Aid Society of the Pilgrim Congregational Church will meet Tuesday afternoon in the basement of the church and work at patching comforts. James Cullingham of Los Angeles spent today in Kern. Public sale and barbecue at the Wlble orchard Tuesday, December 15th. ns Assistant Superintendent Dobbs IE in Los Angeles. Ivan Harker of the yard office has gone east for a visit. Mrs. Chevalier of the French Hotel Is very ill with throat trouble. J. Fontaine Is suffering with an attack of la grippe. C. D. Cox of Modesto Is In Kern on business. Public sale and barbecue at the Wlbl<; orchard, Tuesday, December 15th. 115 The members of St. Barnabas Guilu -,vill meet tomorrow at the home of the president, at 1:30. Important business is to come before the meeting and considerable work is to be done. One of the employes ot the Niche lunch counter spilled a pot ot boiling grease on his arm last night and burned it severely. The young man was in great agony when Dr. West was called. ENTERTAINED AT A SUPPER AND DANCE. 1 Mrs. E. Bates of the Virginia Colony entertained Friday evening with a supper and dance. The parlors nnd dining room were made doubly attractive by decorations of crysanthe- mums and winter foliage. The guests assembled quite early and enjoyed a ^ supper. The table was also very prettily decked with flowers and all the delicacies of tbe season were served. The dancing later on was enjoyed and excellent music furnished. Mrs. Dates was indeed a delightful hostess and her guests spent a very happy evening, . A large number of Kern people were in attendance. Ollcenter was well represented also. ELI MOON TAKES A BRIDE AT EXETER. Ell Moon went to Exeter Saturday and was married Sunday afternoon to Miss Lillian McCormlck of that place. Annett's Bakery The Place For GOOD PASTRY CLEAN BREAD I MacDONALD FAMOUS CANDIES ! 1627 19th St. Phone M 930 MOISTS HAVE NARROW ESCAPE The ceremony was performed nt. the bride's home and a large number of friends were present. Mr. and Mrs. Moon will arrive In Kern In a day or so and will make their home at the Kern Fruit and Berry Farm. INJURED BY STEPPING ON A WIRE NAIL. mmm\ AT THE W. S. Frederick, business manager of the Rehn Farce Company, Is here today making arrangements for the appearance of his company lu--th!:. city for two weeks at the Union theater, the opening to be a week from tonight, December 21. The company carries eight people and plays farce comedies, making a change of program semi-weekly. The opening bill will be "His Uncle's Visit," followed by "All Mixed Up." The present plan is to remain here two weeks, but if the patronage war rants the engagement will be extended one week. The company is known In thi south, having Just ended a two week's engagement at Riverside and the six weeks before at San Diego. It played at the Unique theater in Los Angeles for some time. « i * . BUCKEYE BU: JPLOYMENT EAU. M. M. Odell & Co., proprietors, 1217 Nineteenth street, Walters Hotel, successors to C. C. Scribner. Phones Main 218 and 266. Help of all kinds furnished free of charge to employer PAY 'LAST TRIBUTE TO ED M'LEOD Many scores of friends paid their last tribute to the late Ed McLeod yes- tenUiy afternoon when his funeral was held at 2:30 from the old family home at the corner of Truxtuu avenue ani F street. The attendance was very large and likewise there was a great number of beautiful floral offerings. Rev. L. C. Smith of the Baptist church had charge of the services, .speaking Jn eloquent words n titling tribute to the memory of the deceased who was endeared in the hearts of so nany. E. C. Wilson and Miss May Moullot sang two beautiful solos. Interment was in the family plot In Union Cemetery. NOTICE. The ladles of the St. Paul and St. Agnes Guild hold their annual sale at the Guild Hall Saturday afternoon and evening, December 19th. The ladles offer for sale many things that will solve the problem of Christmas shoppers. Drop In and make your selections early. H9 While returning from a liuuiine; tiff. in his automobile last evening, Be. C. H. Fox and party had a uarrovon- cape from ferlous Injury on w»)Ki Chester avenue. The road narrow*8 to meet a culvert covering an irrigation ditch near Founh street oJiil te the dense fog and darkness Dr. .FuBr did not see the culvert and rnr. iiJir the ditch. Fre 1 KaM"r. one of UK j party \viis ti.rov.n inmi the v „, . . ..IT • i ' The other/i «•<!•<• ^!ven a severe A. Zink, employed at the Imperial ; , .,., 7 , ' M.I i Ins up. I he rmvMHi.; w.vs nut lease, stepped on a nail yesterday ^ ^^ ^ im , (w( . n(v in|liajjw-f running It clear into the ball of the I hard work wl(ll , hp ph(jvo] (lu , foot. He was brought Into Kern, comlmie(] tne rid(1 ,,,,„ ;own where Dr. West dressed the wound. Traveling in a big seven paw The nail was standing upright from a | pierce Arrow, Mrs. D. Z. DunuaBMr. board and Mr. Zlnk, walking hurried-j an .| VO(1 al the <c om hcrn last e-nBMii* ly, stepped on it quite heavily. No \ from _ her honlc ln B elmont. She » serious complications are expected, [accompanied by Miss L. Carl Beeyer, a chauffeur, and * Too Laic For Classification A BARGAIN—10 acre dairy ranch for together with 23 dairy cows and other stock. Or will sell cows and rent ranch. For particulars inquire of R. J. Rose, at Kern County Creamery. 117 FOR RENT—Alfalfa pasturage for twenty head of horses or colts, until Jan. 1st. Apply to R. ,1. Reilly, il. F D. No. 2, Bakersfleld. 12t A GOOD Japanese boy wants a r>osi lion of any Uiiui of work in town half day In the morning. H. Maya- shida, 2120 L street. 3211 FOR RENT—Furnished quire at 1221 H street. rooms. In- 120 FOR SALft—Household effects furniture. 2814 19th street. and FOR SALK—My standard bred driving horse, " years old, A No. 1 roadster, high spirited, kind disposition; any-woman or child can drive him. Very valuable horse. Alsoone hand made top buggy and trap nearly new. Prof. Carriere. tf Santa Glaus WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO—I want you to go with me, and look at this 40 acres; it's nice level land, well checked and In alfalfa; a six room house, barn, two good wells. If you are convinced that It 1* a good buy, that It. will make you money, that It Is good value at $7f> per aero, then pay me $12<Hi caah, balance In 1 and 2 years—and inri.-e iiKht In. R. A. Moore, room 11, tlopklnn building. Phone Main -i:;:i. 117 DKPOSIT YOl'H .MON'KY--in :i »iiv in^;s hank and get :j or ) p.>r com. Deponit here und doiible It. 17 '2 e;, all title K;ir ien IHIH!, with Kern luhuul waler, Kimill !ioil'-e etc, one mile from Sruilhi'rn hotel, $:',.""pi)ii Kasy tenn.-!. R. A. Moore. Room 11, Hopkins bid. phone Main -i: 1 .;:. 117 anese servant. They departed morning, piloted by C. E. for the base of Whitney and Uti Into Inyo County. Tom Marsh's big Prayer-Miller arrived and will soon be plying t» from the oil fields in the rent serriHB. Announcement Extraordinary world's most ,•.•;, • palmist clairvoyant, IIUH ;nri\e In the nnd has opemH nn ofllce in the Hotel, corner Twentieth and Cboartw avenue, room 2, where he can tos rats- suited on all affairs of life. Brennnn lum no equal In tils pro*."*, slon. He stands alone, the print* ot clairvoyants, and U recognized bj HUB press and public as the greatest maw- tor of the science of palmlfUrjr VCK world has ever produced. He guarantees to reveal every t» cldent of your life; tell when, wtwmt and where you will marry; tell' fun just what you are fitted for and hot) to obtain money you are In need at The happiness of your future life may depend upon the right wolullon am& proper advice. The professor AA'CMI no mistakes, nnd all his prediction are true, and he mny be relied You may wish to know If it Is !»l)le to make a change. In biiwlneiw, to. love and in marriage. WHOM SHALL I MARHY? HOW, OFTKN SHALL I .MARHY'/ SIMM. I KVIOR H1C IJIVOUCKD? |:'MCS AN. OTIIKU .SHARK THIS I .< I 1} THAT RKiHTLY HKLON<;s TO MET IF ;;:;KO, WHO? is MV nisi-;-HB ccst IAIILKV \VIILN J-JIIALL i LBAV« jill'HK'.' AM I 1,1 Ml US TO ACC3- jUL.Vi'? SiiOi Lit I LN'VKST .WT i.MOMCY? l.\ \VIIAT SHALL 1 ?I* iVKKT? HAW: J ANY KNBMIKS" FOR KALK—5 room hom-e on corneri t>AN ' TIU'.ST MY KHIKNDS! IS liar.' been to see us already nticl left toys «n- lore. Bring the little tots in ntul their delight will tell you what to get them for Christ num, We have everything their dear little hearts could -wish for, nnd our prices, too, will please you. WHAT TOWN OU -5TAT10 WOlllJl | I!10 MOST Si:(.'l'KS.-U''UL? HO ft' , CAN I SIOLL .MY PROPERTY? ...„. The pmfesisor tells all them- tmn,;t to hint nil winter. AddivsiH M, care) all<l many more, lie Is ever readk t\- of the Culifornlan. 1l?i lle >l> U>OKH with c-mall capital to ftsS u ' nulck atul euro inveslnieul. II lot !>0xli!. r > feet, furnished for hiuiKekeeplnir, nil modern con-! venienee^. 320m!. Sale Includes; aiiel wood find oe)nl enough j FOR KENT—Four bath, pantry newly p-'i'ili*'! at 202K Q Htreet, corner ills! st. ,h FOR KENT—Two furnished or un- fufnished rooms. Suitable for light lioimekeeplnK. screen poroh, big yard, phone; close to S. P. JihopK. Apply 1214 Q Btreel, Kern. 117 room cottage with 1 buslnexs Is unsurcei'KfuI, or if you ar» and electric lights; In trouble of any kind, you sb on I a »;«.-. Inquire! this truly Rifted medium nl one*;. 5>., 117 i has helped thousand;* on the road im — I siiccest) nnd hf can and will help j.»t I He not only tells you what your H&J | h;m been nnd will lie\ but also how '' plotter your condition In every uoaaShV. | way. ThoiiijiitulN of pc-opU- are failujei- . today simply tiecaiise (hey do not trx- > t ™* «™«^"2*'*"™ 2 s-rwiaWuSs^r arc J houses call at Mascot 1G21 Nineteenth street. restaurant, tf BRATT'S "8CALECIDE" Prof. Ilreniian has made a lite of these thiiiKs and ho is now • ed to Khow you how to m 1 *' ough HiiccesH of your Ji' reasonable and wl' 1 SOLUBLE) PETROLEUM— Will posl- , , „, , , lively destroy San Jose scale and ; i'"' 1 ' h(! <loos '' all soft bodied Bucking insects with- 1 /^ "'• " IH ' out injury to the tree. Thees spray- j a ,. co ,,. ed. For sale at Choster avenue j nursery, corner Sixth street nnd Chester avenue. Phone ** '746. NOTIC^ HakersHeld, Ca. ' I hereby assign a Int.orestH arid money debts since Novomboi Klmer Lundeen, prop. ed nt 1818 Chester nveui Bold, California, knowns Inn. (Signed) PATSY DORMT, Attest: J. H. Ruberson. A. A ton.