The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 15, 1908 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 190$. TTTE BAKERSFIELD CALIPORNIAN Blankets and Com forters For Xmas If you have a friend whom you wish to remember with a pair of warm, wooly blanket." or a good cozy comforter for Christmas, come to WeilPs and choose it from our large assortment. This is the store for useful and appreciated Christmas gifts. No trouble at all to find gifts here—they present themselves here on all sides. Lowest prices range as usual. Phones—Dry Goods, 142 Hardware, 224. Groceries, 142 1418-1422 Nineteenth Street. shall I give for that Chritmas Gift ? Let us answer. Let it be a nice piece of Furniture—something that is used every day in the year. Every available inch of floor space in our store suggests something useful for a Christmas gift Everything that is good in the furniture line will be found in our stock. Come and see us while our stock is complete. FREE A "Moosler cabinet will be given away on New Years day to one of our customers—come In and we will explain just how to become the winner of this valuable article See the cabinet in the window. / C=7*—' DYER & JONES. Maine's Cyclery No old and shop worn y-oods. Everything new and up to date. We employ only the best mechanics. All repair work <*uarant«-ed. Yfe will give a first class juvenile wheel (or equivalent) tc the one getting lucky number. One coup.ri given with every 25r, purchase. 1725 NINETEENTH STREET REGUURE FIREMEN RECEIVE IN MIR INCREASE IN PAY The board of trustees, acting on the recommendation of Fire Chief Gund- la'ch filed lust April, increased the salaries of the regular firemen at the meeting lust night. A new schedule was drawn up and adopted to be effective January 1. It is as follows: Chief, $100 per month. Assistant Chief, $20 |>er month. Engineer, $1x6 per month. Engine driver, $75 per month. Hose wagon driver, $75 per month. Chemlcle driver, $75 per month. Plpemen, $75 per month. Relief men, $75 per month. Call men, $10 per month. I After one year of service the three drivers, the plpeinen and relief men; will receive $80 per month; after two' years $85, and after three years or more $90. Engineer Argy's salary wa.s raised from $100 to $115 and will be : stationary. The salary of the chief and assitsant chief were not raised. I In conformity with the recommen-; dations of the chief, which were to have been effective May 1, Engineer Argy and Driver Ezre will deceive an award of $5 per month for the eight months, and Plpeman Bclnap for the two months they have been in the service over'the year limit. The ether members of the department are not effected by this ruling. Chief Oundlach presented the matter to the board and the city fathers readily adopted the suggestions of the chief. The petition to open F street from California avenue to Blanche street was denied. The resignation of H. A. Hathaway, driver of the hose wagon, was accepted and J. H. Davis was appointed in his place, effective Nov. 16. Bids For Sawar Farm. It was decided to advertise for bids to take care of the sewerage from the city sewer system and for the cultivation of the sewer farm at the end of the system for a term of ten or twenty years. Bids are to be received Dec, 28th. The bidders will lie required to give a good and sufficient bond. License Transfers. The transfer of liquor license from T. O'Brien to T. B. Rice, the new proprietor of the Louvre, was granted. \V. E. Cllne was granted a transfer of the license formerly held by M. T. Hrignaudy. Poundkeeper'* Report Poundmaster Cox reported that 41 dogs were Impounded during the month, one was redeemed and 38 were destroyed and burned. Two were on hand at the end of the month. Claims Allowed. Following are the claims allowed: Kern County Land Company, $32.64; Kern County Land Company, 95 fonts; ,1. Delfeno, $20.68; American Towel Supply Company, $2.50; O'Rell- ly & Brown, $97.52; W. S. Ratllff, $2: F. W .Peaterson, $2.50; R. E. White, $40.50; Hugh Henry, $67.50; J. S. Upton, $50; R. B. White, $.15; M. A. Cox, $72; J. H. Williams, $28; H. Ramage, $9.70; J. Artego, $12.50; T. F. Allen, $4; . B. Yancey, $296; Mattson Bros., $5; C. B. Dennen, $2.55; C. O. Wllletts, $75; Archie Davis, $75; Archie Davis, $77.56; P. PrlniJeville, $105; T. F. Allen, $4; Baer Bros., $3; King Lumber Company, $209.73; Electric Water Company, $5; George Morris, $25.80; Bakersfield Dyeing and Cleaning Works, $11.25; Alfred Harrell, $20.95; C. N. Johnson, $2; Kern Valley Electric Supply Company, $2.40; Kern Valley Electric Supply Company, 55 cents; A. Weaber, $20.65; Bakersflold News Company, $11.86; Glass & Fischer, $98.69; J. K. Cox, $28.50; King Lumber Company, $13.25; Pacific Telegraph and Tele- j phone Company, 40 cents; Glass & Fisher, $98.G9; Star Stables, $4-80; Fairbanks Morse & Company, $22.09; George A. Morris, $16.55; J. Anderson, $9; King Lumber Company, $18.95; P. T. & L. Co., $776.75: Mor- row-Klmball Drug Company, $3.10; John Lacey, $4.50; J. R. Smith, $6; Bowers Rubber Company, $11.45; A. B. Herrlngton, $4.75; Bakersfleld Grocery Company, $30.30: Bakersfleld Hardware Company, $8.15; A. Well!, $1.25; L. F. Bosley, $6; P. T. & L. Co., $2.70; P. A. Kllpstein, $71.60; Bakersfleld Iron Works, $1.70; H. A. Blodget, $32. The Alaskan Will Be Seen At The Opera House Tonight "The Alaskan," one of the best comic operas of recent years and one that created any amount of Interest among the music loving theater-goers last season is to lie at the But;- ersfleld Opera House til's evening', when John Cort sends his splendid company of principals, show girls ami chorus to this city. As those who have heard it know, "The Alaskan" is Infinitely beyond the average mu cical comedy and In fact Is more than a musical comedy, for it is in reality Mophlsto, and it must bo said, in Mr. Dodge's favor( that his rendition of the difficult role docs no: suffer by comparison with any of his predecessors, whilo Hie MniRiiorUe of Miss Louise Marshall was pleasing and forceful. Tlio others of Hie company supporting Mr. Dodge were above the average." Direct returns of the Papke-Kelly fight will be received round by round at the Louvre tonight by wire from the Love, manager. ringside. a direct Tommy Adams Fruit Company MORLEY'S THEATRE Masonic Temple, 2007 Ch ''or Avenue ACT:. :r sion lOc Continuous Performance 7:30 to 10:30 P. M. BOX OFFICE OPEN 7:15 to 9:15 No higher STRICTLY HIGH CLASS MOVING PICTURES AND ILLUSTRATED SONGS; FUN AND AMUSEMENT FOR EVERYBODY. "Ulfs of Christ," 39 scenes; one SONGS—"Nearer My God to Thee" mils of film. Latest Production. "Holy City." Singing by Quartet Entire change of Program Monday and Thursday nights. Matinee Saturday and Sunday. Coupons given every night. Nov. 23d,24-plece quadruple plate Rogers Bros.' set to holder of lucky coupon. H OLLY G ENUINE HOLLY Roses, Carnations, Violets and Chrysanthemums. First class Nursery Stock, Trees, Shrubs. HOLLY WREATHS CHESTER AVENUE NURSERY ALBERT WEEDALL, Prop. Cor. Slvth St. and Cheater Ave. Has enlarged its store and is prepared to accommodate t!ie public with all kinds of Fruit and Groceries •lust received a load of mountain apples', for holiday trade. 806 Baker Street. Telephone Main 714. a comic opera, with music full of expression and natural to the atmosphere of the play, while tl.e story is one that Is consistent and well drawn with opportunities for many novel and interesting stage pictures and dramatic conceits. Mr. Cort has made a few changes in the cast this season and while Edward Martlndel, the "Totem Pole ete" of last year, will again be seen in the role In which he ro notably scored and Win. Fables will once more sport and delight as the Intelligent bear. Thtre will be heard In the other principal roles as new members Lora L.elb, a prlma donna of fine capabilities, Forrest Huff, a pApnlar and artistic -baritone, Frltzle. Von Busing, who will sing the contralto role, Ida Fltzhugh, who will play the part of "The Wardrobe Woman." Dick Fitzgerald, one of tho. befit comedians before thi? public, and Hunter Wilson, ; ' who portrays "Meadowbrnok Blazes.' j j There will be a large orchestra car-. 'led with the company. J ' Max Floman. Max Flgman, the disciple of clean , comedy and wholesome acting, wll j be the attraction at the Hakersfleld ; Opera House on Thursday In a new : comedy called "The Substitute," by! Evelyn Grcenleaf Sutherland and ) Boulah M. IMx, authors of the New \ tYork success, "The Koad to Tester-; 'day" "The Substitute" derives Its lame from the tact that In the course 1 >f the story Max FK-man who por- rays an up to date New York law- rer goes to a rural Connecticut church as a substitute for the young minister who was to preach his flrat sermon there. Tho expcrl. lire of the awyor In the role of 'he parson furnishes a lot of oxrr-fdUslT fanny situations that keep UK auditors In fits of laughter and also lends up to the development of a romance full of dramatic strength and compelling heart interest. The character fits Mr Flgman's pesonallty and temperament like B glove and demonatrat.es bis finalities as a nactor even better than his lat year's success "The Man on the Bax." Seats arc- now ready. "Faust" Is Coming. j Of Sanford Dodge's production of i "WAiiat " which comes to the Bakers-1 flalToWra House on Sunday, the i WATCHING POR CHRISTMAS Salt Lake Herald has tbc< following to say: j Many people HIV in hopes tlml "Although 'Faust' tin* been PTP- ; ,„„„„,,'their gifts thov will rceeivi sputpd in Halt l>ake many times, uie , , ,, . • , play was given au excellent present*!«. hundsoino set oi harm's* or snd- tlon by Sanford Dodge a-id his com-'dies, a fine whip, laprobo or dnv- Fiiiiiy. Rvcrvopp known the story of jj M .jr Cloven from our 8ii|>urh stock •Faust' and 'Marguerite—with its : ()f i,' !in , f .,, s , im i ], ort i c .roods. \Vo love and pathos, and all the opportun.! ^^ ^ v ^ {t ^ ^ f(jp ;[ V( . ry ltip» which the play affords for,..,,. . clever acting, splendid scenic effects mtle money at and costuming, which were taken advantage of by the Dodge company. o'e of ONLY EXCLUSIVE PIANO STORE IN KERN COUNTY The most wonderful of all Pianos. STEINWAY, A. B. CHASK. ENfERSON, ESTEY, KURTZMANX. STERLING and others. Also INSIDK PLAYER PIANOS. Very largc supply to select from. Lowest Prices; Kaajr Terms. Phone Main 602 Sherman.Glay & Company. C. E. KEY, Manager New Fish Block—1820 K Street FOR SOLID COMFORT Cannot *Be Equalled Therefore Get Htm One A LARGE VARIETY OP THE RAMSEY- ALTON PUSH BUTTON STYLES ON OUR FLOORS. WITH OR WITHOUT FOOT RESTS. ! 1 BEFORE MAKING YOUR GIFT DECISION COME ! * IN AND LET US SHOW YOU OUR SELEC- i TIONS. j I COME EARLY WHILE THE SELECTIONS ARE | GOOD. PHILIP W. NIEDERAUR 1408 Nineteenth Street. Main 173 DIXON ®, vSON Undertakers, Fun era! Successors to Morton A Con>< RED CEOIi AMBULANCE •nbalmers. Attendant 141419th It) ht or Day, Ifcdn M. TO THOSE Who Are Interested in Xmas and Holiday Purchases THE MORROW-KIMBALL DRUG CO. announce that they have their Christmas display now ready for the inspection of the public. This year we have a bettor mid more e.xten- sivt line than PIONEER HARNE8U SHOP MATTSON BROS. THE PRICD6 ARE RIGHT AND THE GOODS ARE RIGHT. Our stock ewi.sisU of jril'ts too numerous to mention. Thi- only siiKKCHtinn wo might mrn- tion is, if you arc contemplating making a seasonable purchase, you will nut make a mistake by calling at our store. Morrow-Kimball Drug Company "The Modern Drug Store With Correct Price*."

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