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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA*! . SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1908 Holiday Suggestions!! Good Things to Eat and Fine China - "W carry the finest line of imported goods to be found in the Valley. Imported Figs in baskets, Stuffed Dntes and Figs in boxes and glass. Green Olives in bottles. California Glace Fruits. Pinnrd Prunes in glass. Shelled Almonds. Lowney's Chocolates in fancy boxes. Beach Nut Preserves. Ilein/e's Mince Meat in stone crocks and bnl) r . Remember we are sole agents for National Crest Coffee. A visit to our store will convince you of the superior quality of our goods and method of doing business. Our stock of Haviland and Imported Hand Painted China is complete. i>Pople who have called at our store in past week were amazed at our beautiful display of Haviland Hand Painted China, Cut Glass, Brasses, Carving Sets, Steins and articles in general, which appeal to Christinas shoppers. Bakerslield Grocery Company Tel Maine 186 1715-17 19th. Street GAVE CONCERT ATJPCHAPI I.IIM evening at Tehachap! a do- ligli't'n] mnslcale was given by a rom. pany O f five BhkorsfU'Ul artists. Pro- lessor M. Carrlcrc was In charge anil nsslMmg him wore Miss Jane Barber, Mrs. \V. P. Fowler, Miss Burn-^ ham Hunt and Miss Zada Stephenson. Thpy iT'iiirned this morning. The concert \\-as well attended and the excellent jMislc was much appreciated. , ORANGE ACREAGE INCREASING j IN TULARE COUNTY. Wi-ii THfio acres already planted to citrus fruits In the Lindsay district, 1800 iu-ros In addition will be put out this i liming season. So states W. I. Hoilpo, a well known resident, of that town, who was here this morning. Tliat Is, he states, If there are enoiicli trees.to go around. Tilt trees are now worth $1.10 <1e- llven-d and are hard to get at that price in large quantities.—Vlsalla Times. DAYTON PROPERTY IS LEASED. The Dayton Oil Company's property on section 9, 32-23 In the Midway.^ which had a very narrow escape from being deeded to tne Occidental Oil j Company on a sheriff's deed several j weeks ago, the timely arrival of President Smart from Dnyton, Ohio, and his rapid execution of the legal procedure which redeemed the valuable holding with hardly more than a half hour to spare being all that prevented, was leased yesterday to a party OBJECT TO NEW OIL LAND BILL Strong objection to the change In the Smith bill whereby locators under the old law are to have prior rights, loolSi ,.. gs and ot her WEST SIDE WORK CREATES GREAT FOR OIL WELL SUPPLIES LOS ANGELES, for oil well Dec, 18.—The do- California is not producing enough supplies—drilling oil to keep up with the consumption, j latter also Is increasing." ),;._ nrlvuiici; In prices is the materials—Is nnd under the proposed new enactment j Bal(] to be gre ater at present than The and get the benefit of assessments al. ev er before in the history of the oil! reason for use great activity In de- ready done, is expressed by William industry in California, and It has | velopment. Since January it is said E. Savage, a well known mining and (Deen excessively heavy for several land attorney practicing in this city months, since 1S84. "No placer locations under the act of February 11, 1897, of lands sup- Oil men assert that the supply houses are behind with their orders, rind that development work is delay- of ..„„ ._„ ,,.„ , .„ „ t ,_, San Francisco oil men who also posed to contaln oil ls valld unless Pd oy the inability of the oil coin control the King Refinery. The prln- tno lamls show Petroleum in cipnl lessees are S. L. Lezlnsky and 'viz., outcroppings of rock impregnat-' sight,i panics to obtain drilling tools. This is not admitted by the supply plaining his position. "When the land shows no surface indications of oil its location is null and void and does not entitle the locator to poaseB- sion, "The ground is open for exploration by any parties who desire to prospect it, and as has been shown lately the courts will not maintain a self-styled! F. L. Lezinsky. They will form a ! ei1 with oil ' see P a £ ea or beds of as- ( houses, although it is stated that the | havo been I' ut close'corporation and plan to begin' phaltum ' wnlcn the land office and o ll well supply business la better onw '" ' " work as soon as possible They ex-1 the courts havo held to De a discovery j than it has ever been, pect to drill eight wells 'within the °f oil ln P lace -" ^ ald Mr. Savage, ex. next two years. The lease was made for twenty years on a one-sixth royalty basis. The San Francisco men pay $4500 for the tools still remaining on the property. There is also one well at 1467 feet which will be rehabilitated and placed on the pump. I. Hlrshfeld of __. „ this city conducted the transfer, he locator in possession to the exclusion s California, "We have a first-class trade," said G. E. Barnes, California manager for the National Supply Company, "but we are keeping up with It. Business In the east la not so active as It has been, and for that reason we have less trouble in getting supplies out here. "The big demand having held an option from Mr. Smart for some weeks past. Mr. Smart is in San Francisco and soon for Ohio. of another who actually develops oil in good faith. If a party maintains wil 1 depart possession of a tract, puts down a (well and gets oil his title will be in- applies to all the possible that, about HoU new rigs liave been put I up in the Sunset im 1 Midway fields j alone, and rigs would be gi/.iif up | faster than ever now iu those Ik-Ids, | It is asserted, If the lumber ompan,-! leg could supply the timbers fast , enough. • \ "An example of the way wells! Jown is shown by the experience of the Ruby Oil Company . at Sunset," said Allen Q. Nichols, edl-' tor of the Oil Industry. "This com-i pany started work seven or eight , months ago, and already it has four j fine producing wells and has delivered 525,000 barrels of oll. "More rigs have been put up at Midway than Sunset, but n ot so many wells have been dilled, owing chiefly \ to the water trouble at Midway." exception of Santa Maria, where the great depth makes drilling an erpen sive proposition—almost too much for j the small producer. "I see no reason why the demand for supplies should not continue, for Mr. Patterson (as sounds of weeping came from the laundry)—Gracious, dear, who Is that crying? Mrs. Pnttprson—The wasnorwonmn, I.Iolin; sho has sued for divorce, and Is afraid the judge will order her to pay her husband alimony.—Lippi-ncott's. ft V' Pure Whfs&ey Oitea Prevents Sickness .y.-inv rs serious sid.ncas bus been checked in time by the judicious us'j of SunnyBrook THE PURE FOOD Whiskey As a healthful tonic for home use or a wholesome stimulant in CIISH of aiTKlcnts or smlilcu Illin-ss, it has no i-qual. No home should bo without it. It- in<xl<>rau- ».•* if. highly bi'iicliclal to llinse- wlio nri' ullltiK mill i' viM incTi-nsi- llic vircir of |l:i»s t . who ure well, (ieuuine SUNNY very nj; t ' , HROOK l'un> food NMilskey in U. S. Standard (100^ I proof and eve iKittli- Lt-^r-j tin' •'Government Green Stamp" shosvlnj; tliu correol u t j . Ask Your Dealer for It. SUNNY IHIOOK UISTILLKKV CO., Jeffcrsou Co., Ky. L, C. ROSS. General Distributor, BAKERSFIELD, CAL. BAKERSfiELD U n l\ I. 11 U I I LiL U tOfT. C. 6AHTON, N«n«,tr Sunday, Dec. 2O SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT The American Amusement Company Offers Mr. Sanford Dodge, supported by Miss Louise Marshal, In Goethe's Masterpiece FAUST SEE The Great Electrical Sword Fight. The Wonderful Brocken Scene. The Dance of Death in the Brocken A Carload of Scenery and Electrical Effects. Prices Bay Seats Thursday. 25o, 60o, 75c, $1.00 itiated from and relate back to ti;' date 1 of bis location to the exclusion ; !' all l:itervenors. "Now we have a host of land grabbers wlio have made locations on thousands of acres which they hope will lie found t' 1 contain oil, but wLi h are often not proven by sMi't'acc nidi; iitions, and which they make no i.ttempt to develop in good faith. 1K- sj.ite this many of them have the cheek to advertise these lands for sale. Their titles consist of 25 cents worth of paper and $1.25 for recording foes. The number of people swindled by these co-called oil operators who never operate on anything but the credulous public is simply legion. "Now it Is proposed that these people be given the chance to perpetuate their schemes of speculation, that have long kept bona flde operators with capital to develop the lands out of various districts believed to contain oil. "Assessment work In the form of a derrick without drilling is a farce. When a man is actually drilling In K"od faith he Is safe In possession. It is not to be conceived that anyone ,,-it thin lute date would go on lands In ; the hands of another who li:ul actual-, ly erected the necessary maehlnory• '• attd a'.vs in good faith prospecting the! ' snonnd. j I "It IK in the interests uf I 1 : • s'ate ' to have the landn • deveiopr d and i 1 can he done only by those who 'I'idor- •••'and Iho oil industry and ar>' v.Mjm; to put their imniey j n it, The b'l.d .-rubber must he swept asldi ," The above interview is publish d with a view to full discussion of .in all important Question, one that seriously affects the oll industry of the state. The matter will, no doubt, be discussed fully at the meeting at Coalinga. Every Intelligent view of the matter is worthy of full exposition. All sides should bo placed before thOHo who propose to Indorse, the bill, and Its provisions should be understood In detail.—Lou Angeles Times. SPECIAL MEETmG. The Labor Council will moot thlnl i Saturday) evening lit S o'clock. Iin liortant business. The uttcnduncu of| I'fry delegate requested. 120 J. M. McINTOSH, Secretary. Cientlenian (arising in street car) — Won't you take my seat, madam? The SiifTei'aKCtte—No; sir. I will not! Yon are entitle,1 to ii until r.iicli ;i.,if us we wo-ne!) have soniftliins to s-iy ;>liout i h<> framing of laws governing pah lie con vevances.—Puck. Annett's Bakery The Place For GOOD PASTRY CLEAN BREAD MacDONALD FAMOUS ICANDIES 1627 19th St. Phone M 930 MECHANICAL TOYS WE HAVE A FEW LEFT FROM LAST YEAR WHICH WE WILL SELL FOR COST HOLIDAY GOODS SEE OUR CHRISTMAS CARDS A WEABER. 1822 Chester ave Phone Mtln 4 CaHtornlan want ads.; three days, 26c] Don't be Late for the Whistle. Go to Geo, L. Snider and buy a =—=ET-^= BICYCLE I am Closing out all '08 models at a Great reduction ^^••HB^^All now and np-lo-dato; no shop worn «r old stock. Yon will he pleased with nriy selection you may ninltc, UK every bicycle in my store is "Al" artk-le of the prade. Tires! .Just received n fresh <>hipment of the best. I want your tire business; I can take euro of you in a way that will be satisfactory. The Holidays are on us. A question is, what to get for that present Select something benelicial and useful. Nothing better than a Bicycle. Get Something for home entertainment an Edison Phonograph is the proper article. Have T trot them? Bet you. Call and see and hear them, the up-to-date. Play both the late AmberoJ or 4 minute, and the Gold Mould or 2 minute records. I arn headquarters for Edison phonoL'vnph 5 ; and records; th<« largest and most complete stock in Kern county. I sell Edison Phonographs on installments. Just received a Inrire shipment of Zon-o-phone records; Avil! sell at a reduced price. I also have a select assortment of pocket cntelry; also razors, the best ever. Call and examine my line, will be pleased to see and show you. Bicycle and Talking Machine repairing a specialty. A nice line of Cabinets for Edison Kecords in stock. GEORGE L. SNIDER Phones Main 295, Main 1185 958 Baker Street, Kern, Cat C. J. Planz, President Arthur 8. Crltes, Cashier. A BANK AOCOUNT FOE CHRISTMAS There is no p;ift for your boy or ^irl Iliat compares willi n bank account. It. will make many a .Merry Christmas for years to come, be- causc it teaches the wise nse of money, instils economy and thrift mid helps to form the saving habit. When making up your list of Christmas presents, include n Bank Book with the First Bank of Kern. 4 per cent interest paid on time deposits and Saving aC- The Bon Bon for HOT DRINKS, OYSTER COCKTAILS AND CANDY T. C. COPPIN, Prop. Phone Main 257 Dr. J. S. Weiser Manager of the Weiser Optical Co., 1033 I street, Fresno is . in Bakersfield this week commencing Monday, December 14, 1008, and will stop at the New Southern Hotel. Eyes Examined Free AH Work Guaranteed Kahler Says: Xow is the time to make your selections from onr complete stock of Christmas Goods Suitable presents for young and old at prices to suit all. Be sure and come. HEADQUARTERS FOX CHRISTMAS CARDS AND BOOKS. BAKERSFIELD DRUG CO. Kahler Bros, PHONE MAIN 42 Corrwr 19th A I 8tt, Safe Rent One Now Deposit Cheap Necessary Handy Safe Boxes Bakersfield Abstract Company OEO. HAY, Mgr. Chester Ave. and 19th 8t Bawment Adams Fruit Has en)nr(,'>>(] its store and is prepared to accommodate the public with all kinds of Fruit and Groceries Just rt'ceivoil n !< <ul mountain apples, lor liolit' trade. 808 Baker Street. Telephone Main 714.