The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 23, 1908 · Page 6
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 6

Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, December 23, 1908
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THB BAKBRSFIELt) OALTFORKTAN WEDNSBDAY, DECBMBBR 23,1908. WATCHING FOR CHRISTMAS Many people arc; in hopes that -Mining tlicir (jiffs tliey will receive : hutids/imo set of harness or saddles, a fine whip, laprobe or driving gloves from our superb stock *»f harness and horse goods. We •rive big value in all for a very ! jttle money at PIONEER BARNES* SHOP MATTSON BROS. SPallfornlan ads brlns; quick returns. Coffee Always uniform—our best product—sold in 1 Ib., 2 Ib., 2* Ib. and S Ib. cans. Your gmcer will grind it— better if #ruund at home—not too fine. California!) v,,tnt ads bring results, Louis r,(i.-rO<T. a cooper employed by the Sunsfi Knail Oil Company, In Its refinery ;u Sunset, dropped dead this morning in 'lie dining room of the Wallers Iliitel, whore he was eating breakfast .Hassler had not been ill and his dfiuh was totally unexpected. He had IH on in town since Monday drinking quite heavily ut the time of his ube Don't be Late for the Whistle. Go to Geo. L. Snider and buy a z_:^:z..::::::: = BICYCLE [ am Closing out ail '08 models at a Great reduction All new and up-to-date; no shop worn or old slock. You will he pleased with any selection you may ranke, as every \ bicycle in my store is "Al" arliele of the grade. Tires! Just received a fresh shipment of the best. I want your tire business; I can take en re of you in a way that will be satisfactory . 1 The Holidays are on us. A question is, what to get for that present Select something.' beneficial and useful. Nothing 1 better than a Bicycle. j Get Something for home entertainment an Edison Phonograph is the proper article. Have T 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. T am headquarters for Edison phonographs and records; the largest and most complete stock in Kern county. 1 sell Edison Phonographs on installments. Just -.^received a large shipment of Zon-o-phone records; will sell at a reduced price. 1 also have a select assortment of pocket cutelry; also razors, the best ever. Call and examine my line, will he pleased to sec and show yon. Bicycle and Talking Machine repairing a specialty. A nice line of Cabinets for Ellison Records in stock. GEORGE L. SNIDER and had but was death. He entered <he saloon shortly after 8 o'clock, iUTompanled by J. O. Smith. B friend \vh<> is also a cooper an'd was at one time working with Bassler at Sunset. '|'!H y talked for several minutes with Clinton Peck the bartender, and someone ordered a round of drinks. liasslcr had been drinking mineral water all morning and not desiring (o drink further of this liquid, ordered a beer. "This is the first glass of beer I have hail In three years," the unfortunate man exclaimed to the bartender. Several minutes later Smith and Bassler entered the dining room, taking seats alongside of each Other at a table at which N. I... Pomes was sentfd. They ordered, Baasler taking -o Lulled eggs and baron. He had j i • finished removing the meat of the ,,.:• ironi the shells and was prepiir- ii- ••• take his first mouthfull of food v :i lie fell over against Smith. ••!!••'« fainted, Wring some water," , v '.limed Smith and the bartender i i h d In with a glassful of water w.:!i which the man's forehead and \v : i-i? were bathed. Bassler gasped a !,.» limes and then was silent. A en, ran to the phone and summoned !>•• Humor Rogers. The physician ar- rivd in a few minutes but the man \MI- then dead. I'.ironer McGinn was notified and ;i;, remains removed to the morgue of Pi vii & Sons, where an autopsy and i!.. : - "?t will be hold. I had known Bassler for a number ff years," said Smith. "He was al- iiiii.-t sixty years of age, about fifty- i Lht, I believe. He had not been ,,. k. but at one time, two or three •..-irs ago, he had heart failure. This morning he had been drinking Iced mineral water with a little whiskey. H.' had been in town since Monday and had been drinking pretty lively. I a i not know anything about hl.t f inilly." The Medicinal Value of Whiskey is admitted by the highest medical authorities. Indeed for many slight disorders :t is a safe and certain cure. But to be effective, it must be the genuine, pure, natural article like Sunny Brook THE PURE.RDOD Whiskey SUNNY BROOK is unsurpassed as a wholesome pleasant stimulant or nn Invluorntln* hnalthful tonic. Erery drop la distilled, aged and bottled under the direct aoperrljlon of U. S. Government Inspector* and Its absolute purity and mellowness make Its use perfectly safe ami free from harmful effects. The "Green Gorernment Stamp') ov»r the cork of each bottle states the correct age, proof and quantity To be Had whereotr GOOD Whi$k«y it told. SUNNY BROOK DISTILLERY CO.. Jefferson Co., Ky. IT C. ROSS. General Distributor. BAKERSFIELD, CAL. BOLD ATTEMPT TO BURGLARIZE IN BROAD DAYLIGHT A daring attempt at burglary was, > ;i'.l'-d in and given a description of made in broad daylight at 8 o'clock jtlh- num. Griffith had never seen him this morning when a young fellow, 5 |>>'love but he took good notice of him feet 10 Inches tall, well dressed and i;uui would easily recognize him. about IS years of age, was found •*-•-»• stooping behind a display case in | MOJAVE IS THE MECCA which the revolvers are kept In the OF ALL THE WANDERERS. Bakersfield Hardware Company's • (Fresno Tribune.) j store. When Bert Griffith, one of the j The police court was well packed clerks, noticed the stranger there, the yesterday by a crowd of vagrants and BAKERSFIELD OPERA HOUSE R06T. 0. ftAlTON, rUn«qcr latter exclaimed: "Don't think because drunks, the result of the efforts of the I am behind police to keep the city's streets clear the show case I have stolen anything. !°f objectionable characters over Sun- I haven't. You can search me If you <l a >'want to. I just wanted to look a t I Tne drunks were an uninteresting those fish hooks. I am a customer, ' ot . and In most cases were allowed to here. I buy all of my stuff here. So ( BO with the payment of a nominal do my folks: Say, what's the price of sum as a fine, that Knife," pointing to a pearl han-! About the only noticeable died knife in a show case poslt(> side of the room. feature on the op- ftb°ut the whole crowd was that most of the vagrants stated that they had Phone* Main 295, Main 1135 958 Baker Street, Kern, Cai. Griffith's suspicions were thus dissipated and he exhibited the knife inquired about. This) was too expensive and Griffith showed the young fellow another. He concluded he did not arrived in Fresno from the north on their way to Mojave, where they expect to find work. This fact led Judge Brlggs to remark that there must be 10,000 workmen in Mojave at I, want to buy and hurriedly made his J Present. During the last two months escape. Going to the show case where I nbout two-thirds of the men who have the Intruder was first seen, Griffith found a 32 Colts revolver on the floor. The stranger had succeeded in getting the revolver out of the show case before his presence was discovered, but he evidently did not want to run the risk of concealing It on his person and attempting to get away with It. Police Officers Doll and Bowen were been arrested for vagrancy upon appearing in court have stated that they were on their way to Mojave to work. As nearly ns can be differentiated, n job is where a man does most of the work and somebody else sets most of the pay, and a position is where n man gets most of the pay and some body else does njost of the work.— Pi!ck. MATINEE AND NIGHT. Christmas Day Stetson's Big Double Spectacular Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. 25 MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN 25 10 SPECTACULAR SPECIALTY SENSATIONS 10 BAND AND ORCHESTRA. FREE BAND CONCERT TWICE DAILY Bargain Matinee Prices 25c and 50c Evening Prices 25c 50c and 75c Buy Your Seats Now. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1908 NINTH SEASON NINTH SEASON "There ain't no sense In doln' nothin' for nobody what never done nothin' for you."—Sis Hopkins. J. R. STIRLING Presents the Artistic Comedienne Rose Melville In the Characteristic Play, "Sis Hpokins" Last Time, Last Chance! To see the Famous ''SNAKENTINE DANCE" Pr | 0e8 25c, 50c, 75c, and $1.00 Curtain, 8:15 , Buv Your S"ats Now. DIXON ®. SON , Undertaken!. Funeral '•"•* i:i nibalmer8. Successor* to Morton A Com i.» - v Vttendant. 1414,19th It' RED GROSS AMBULANOi. ** or Day, M»in «n DO YOUR Christ mas shopping early and, for your complete- satisfaction to get the best value. fur tlic money you wish to spend, DO IT AT THE Hl'H. Ai the Store with a Reputation, certain ivoiHimy and complete gratification to youi'M-lt' mid (he prospective recipient of your gift. If in doubt what to give, buy a Merchandise Order. We issue them for any amount. S.WISEKOPF Corner 19th and I Sts. WHAT TO GIVE FOR CHRISTMAS Is the question that, is completely answered by us on this . iiaue. Those wishing to allow a certain sum of money for the purchase of "Christmas Gifts" will fiiv! tills advertisement helpful. It represents ; eicctti! selections from all over the store, where i are exhibited practical, useful gifts at our usual i popular prices. Happy Suggestions for Christmas Time! FANCY SUSPENDERS — The very latest In webs aiul trimmings, plate I l.ucklns aud stev ling silver Vuik'pa, Uib'eruH.v and artistically put together for our special holiday trade, $1.00, to *2.50. COMBINATION SETS — A most acceptable gift! A pair Silk Suspenders. A pair Armbands A pair Garters —the set $1.50 FANCY NECKWEAR—An Immense variety of the newest lustrous silks and satins; there are new stripes, figured silks and plain effects In French seam four-ln-hands and folded four- in-hands, Batwing Ties and Scarfs and each price represents the very best value anywhere, 25c and 50e. BOYS' TIES—Handsome plaid and plain color Windsors, Bows and string ties, 25c. SICK REEFERS — Elegant rich, par* silk Reefers, hemstitched and corded edge, cut extra long, In black, white, and fancy shades, a most useful gift, $1.00 to $3.50. COMBINATION SETS — A decided novelty this season— when tn doubt what to give select one of these sets, consisting of Silk Muffler, Four-in-hand Tie and Bat Tie to match. $3.00. Mi HIM WITH A SILT or OVERCOAT Useful presents HIV most appreciated. Maybe your brother, father, husband or son is just fairly .neliimr to tf«t one of our handsome, stylish Winter Suits op Over- coals. Wouldn't it be a pleasant surprise if you selected one for him all by yourself? If the si/e isn't right or the pattern isn't exactly to his liking, cninc back with him and \ve'll make it riylil day after Christmas. It will be ivu unusual, out of the, ordinary Christ' mas present. Suite), Overcoats and Oaveuettes $10 to $30. BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S SUITS AND OVERCOATS— We are showing splendid lines of H')>V iiiul Children's Suits and Overcoats. (Mill Iren'H Russian Blouse; Suiu in fancy rassimeres and nliiln •'••I'Rf's. from $3 u;> to $6.50 ii-en's Sailor Ulonse £uits s and pl.iir. color Serges j up to $6.50. Biv :-•' Reefers aiul Overcoats, ray r•ihJilnu'ros mil cheviots; slzosi II tci S years, t'runi $3.50 up. Hoys' Hats ami Caps 10 match Suits. HANDKERCHIEFS — Your special attention Is called to tola elegant selection. We hare everything you can think of In the way of handkerchiefs, in fancy borders, plain linen, satin border, silk initial, linen Initial, pure silk hemstitched and fancy and silk and linen. The Hub's prices. 25c to $1.50. With a wide selection at each price. SUIT CASES—An extra fine j assortment of solid leather suit j cases In satin, linen and leather i lined. Makes an appropriate gift. $5 to $15. ' Men's Gloves, silk lined and wool lined. Men's fine Shirts. j Men's fancy Hose. Men's Jewelry j Fancy Vests. House Coats , Bath Robes. I 'ABLER? MILWAUKEE

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