The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 21, 1908 · Page 21
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 21

Bakersfield, California
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Monday, December 21, 1908
Page 21
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Don't be Late for the Whistle. Go to Geo, L. Snider and buy a =- BICYCLE I am Closing out all '08 models^ !at a Great reduction All new and up-to-'date; no shop worn or old stock. You will be pleased with any selection you may make, as every bicycle in my store is "Al" article of the grade. Tires! Just received a fresh shipment of the best. I want yonr tire business; I can take care 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 beneficial and useful. Nothing better than a Bicycle. Get Something for home entertainment an Edison Phonograph is the proper article. Have I got them? Bet you. Call and see and hear them, the up-to-date. Play both the late Amberol or 4 minute, and the Gold Mould or 2 minute records. I am headquarters for Edison phonographs and records; the largest and most complete stock in Kern county. I sell Edison Phono err nphs on installments. Just received a large shipment of Zon-o-phone records; will sell at a reduced price. I also have a select assortment of pocket cutelry; also razors, the best ever. Call and examine my line, will be pleased to see and show yon. Bicycle and Talking Machine repairing a specialty. A nice line of Cabinets for Edison Records in stock. GEORGE L. SNIDER Phones Main 295, Main 1185 958 Baker Street, Kern, Cai. Barnum Is here Alive and active and Doing Business. Has a choice list of Ranch and City properties for sale here and In Pasadena. A SQUARE DEAL List with me, Insure with me and be satisfied. Room 25, Galtes Block, with J. W. Brockman. BIG BEAR BARBECUE ON Christmas Day Between 11 and 2 at the WINDSOR HOTEL L-v-e-r-y B-o-d-y K-n-o-w-s AL and JEFF They Always Make Good Vhen Saivta Came to Cactus GulcK Z.OVB. i Copyright, 1908, by American Press ASBO- clatlon.J HEN Santy come to Cactus we wuz not expectln' him, Our almanao connection! beln' broken off c-mplete. n fact, with us the trail o' time h«d got so mortal dim We only knowed 'twuz winter by the absence o' the heat. Says 1 to Pinky Perkins, with a squint at Desert Dan- Says 11 "We'd orter hustle for a little extry feed. K's 'long about ThanksglvlnV "W'y." says Pinky P.—"w'y, man I'll bst It's nearer New Year's, for the old one's gone to seed We argled It an' srrfed It till Desert Dan put up His canvas bag o' nuggets an' a pint o' yaller dust He's spent the year oollectln' In hie pewter drinkln' oup. "It's Christmas In a week," he says) "I'll bet you, win or bust." I still maintained Thanksgivin' wuz about the proper date, As judgin' by my appetite, an 1 Pinky sti" • declared That New Year's wuz the blowout that wuz next upon the slate, But Desert waved his nugget bag an' dared an' dared an' dared. "See here," snys Desert, "I can feel the season in my bones; I sense a sort o' hanker! n' for days of old long sign, When I wuz back in Jersey an' my name wuz Daniel Jones; I'm lonesome as the soldier wuz at Bingen-on-the- Rhine." Then Desert up an' tells ua what he's never said before—As how he had a cottage an' a woman an' a kid; But, some rnlsunderstandin' havln' mads his sperrit sore, Nigh on to twenty years ago he simply up and slid. • I looked at Pinky Perkins then, an* Pinky looked at me, But both of us wuz silent, an' we looked at Desert Dan, But he wuz sizzlin' bacon for a supper feed for three, An', shore as I'm a sinner, there wux teardrops in the pan! That night we set an' hugged the stove, while all around the shack] A desert blizzard whistled an' the snow wuz whirlin' thick. It shore wuz'Christmas weather, but there shorely wuz a lack Of anything suggestin' o' our ancient friend St. Nick. The door bust open suddent-like, an', stranger, dog my catl If there ain't Santy Claus hlsself, In fur an' robe complete, ^ " *• <; ] First National Bank of Bakerstield "IF THEIU; A!N'T BANTY CI.AI.'S HISSEM'. With snow a-clingin' funny to hia or tcmcbile hat, As swell a S.inty makeup, air, at anywhere you'll rr.ett. But when he turned his Iv.-urskin down his whickers fell away (It wuzn't nnyUiir: but snow collected on the fur), An" back of him an angel stood—yas, angel's what I say— An' Desert Dan got wobbly when he up an' looked at her. Young Santy says, "Is Mr. Junes at home tonight?" says he, At which old Desert gives a Q8«p, but struggles to his feet. Then m« an* Pinky we vamoosed in honor of the three, For if they wuzn't Joneses you can douse my glim complete! That's ell the story, stranger, but I'm some inclined to add When Santy come to Cactus with his mother, which he did, It clean upsot the notions we had always previous had, For daddy got the Christmas gift, and Banty wuz the kid I Statement of condition as reported to the comptroller of the currency, •November 27, 1908: RESOURCES Loans $321,881.75 Overdrafts 295.68 U. S. Bonds and premiums 61,000.00 Other bonds 108,500.00 Furniture and fixtures — 5,000.00 Redemption fund 1,000.00 Cnsh on hand and due from banks 246,176.85 Total $733,854.28 LIABILITIES. Capital stock $10.0,000.00 Surplus and TJnd. profits.. 49,640.15 National bank notes outstanding 47,510.00 Deposits 636,704.13 Total $733,854.28 The Only National Bank in Bakersfield or Kern OFFICERS W. S. TEVIS, Pres. C. E. WORDEN, Vice Pres. F. S. RICE Viet- Pres and Mgr. E. D. BUSS, Cashier J. R. WITHROW. Ass't Cashier PRODUCERS SAVINGS BANK BUILDING—HOME OF THE FIRST NATIONAL AND PRODUCERS SAVINGS BANKS. DIRECTORS William S. Tevls , ,' Clinton E.Worden II. A. Jastro F. M. WorthiiiKton Celmm Browor E. D. BUBH Prank S. Rico T1IK BAXKlNil HOUSE IS EQUIPPED WITH ALL THE LATEST DEVICES KNOWN TO u£|j TO-DATE BANKlNfi. ACCOUNTS OF INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS AND FIRMS SOLICITED. Winters, Bridges, Simpson Co., Let us assist you to sccuiv the best,, in the line of new and second-hand Bedroom Suites, Sideboards, Buffets, China Closets, Carpets, Art Squares, Linoleums, Heaters, Stoves, Knnges, Kitchen wares and everything necessary to furnish a home. We invite you to inspect our Holiday Line, now on display. Prices and terms reasonable, and what we sell is good aud honest values are offered. We can rent you furniture if desired, and will furnish homes on the easy payment plan also. Let us give you a bid on your second goods to sell. MI" i 1 Winters, Bridges, Simpson Ct ! 1800 A' Mm;/., Uakerafield Main 134 ...Pesents For the Smokers... Largest, assort incut, of any in (own to flu/so from. Loading brands of cigars packed in neat boxes, from f»0c to BRIAR AND MEERSCHAUM PIPES Amber Cigar and Cigarette Holders. Arlington Cigar Store ERICSON & HILL. 1427 Nineteenth Street Phone Main 170

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