For The Final Christmas Shopping Come To WickerSham's (Continued from Page I.) Nothing makes n more practical gift than stationery. Especially for the holiday trade we of- fcr a wide selection of superior stationery in most attractive packages. In this same connection we call special attention to our offerings in Bridge and Card Sets, Christmas Cards of all kinds, Christmas. Seals and Souvenir cards, nlso Calendars. Magnificent Cut Glass In a room by itself is the nioat magnificent display of rich cut. glass ever assembled in Bnkersfleld. The electric lights and mirrors show the glass in all its brilliancy and give you a true conception of how it will looit in your home or in that of the fortunate recipient whuni you wish to surprise Christmas. Select your cut jrlass at Wicker- shams—BaUersfteld's Cut Glass Headquarters. Buy Your Diamonds Here If the ins and outs of the diamond business were better known, private purchasers would spare no pains to ascertain exactly what they were buying. So large a percentage of the diamond output is of an inferior grade, that an outlet must be found for It. Christmas Silver Suggestions Where every article is as represented—no persuasive arguments are used to induce you to juy—it is a true pleasure for us to show you our beautiful goods. You have the satisfaction of knowing that every article purchased at Wickersham's is from BAKERSFIELD'S OLDEST AND MOST RELIABLE JEWELRY AND BOOKSTORE _J We are too busy to describe all our lines of Gift Articles—but note these: We have confined ourselves excln-slvely to the flner grades, but. by im- eminently reasonable—and lower thanporting direct, offer (hern at prices at any other store in Bakersfleld—TEST US. Christmas Stationery in Fancy Boxes \Ve innke sure to select the best workmanship, th<; best materials and the most artistic designs in silver. We take pleasure in showing our stock, in suggesting gifts, in making a choice 'easy. Wo would be pleased to show yon 1he new designs in • Wickersham Co. Nineteenth and Chester Avenue prepared a tree and program for Thursday likewise. The exercises will be: Processional, L. E. Lelghton. Ilymn,"! Worship the Kng." Prayer. Responsive Reading. Recitation, "Stocking's Christinas," T'-d Hougham. i Candle drill, beginners' class. i Recitation, Clayton Mack. i Recitation, "The Christmas Dinner" I Ht'ii Hougham. 1 Reading, "The Rabbi's Tale," Hiackwell. Chorus, "Christmas Carol," junior ('lass. "Father Christmas Crowned King." 1—Voice of the Days. 2—Message of the Months. 3—Mission of the Seasons. 4—Tho Nation's Tribute. B—Chorus, "Ring Out For Christmas." fi—Year's Farewell. 7—Tableau, "Crowning of Christmas." Presbyterian Church. At the Presbyterian Church'the tree will be on Thursday night, and thi program will be: ' Hymn, congregation. Scripture, superintendent. Prayer, assistant superintendent. Hymn, congregation. Holly march and song, primary class. Mandolin and jniltar duet, Misses Wi<>man and Furman. Christmas lullaby, "The Joy In the House," junior class. The pastor's word. "As the World Was at the First Christmas," Intermediate boys. Solo, "Everywhere, Christmas Tonight," Miss Furman. "How the Wcrld Celebrates Christmas," intermediate girls. "Light of the World," intermediate girls. "Joy of the World," congregation. A FORMER BAKERSFIEUD TEACHER IS PROMOTED. A Berkeley dispatch says Samuel Hovey Beach, a member o£ the university graduating class of 1905, has received a special appointment from the department of Labor and Commerce at Washington to investigate the conditions surrounding women anil children In the cotton mills of the south. Beach, who graduated with the degree of bachelor of letters, has TEA We ' !1 tons of poor stuff; 1 it our name isn't on it. ' 'io by the name. If pur grocer --nirni yonr money II you doi'l IU« Schilling's '.ft: w« PIT him. been for the past year a member of the faculty of the High School at BakersfleW. His home is In Klamath Falls, Oregon. He will begin the duties of his new office the first of the year. • A CARD OF THANKS. i We hereby thank all our friends , who helped us by words and deeds In our late trouble during the last trib- \ ute to our husband and father, Edward Vaughn; to the Kern River Power Company and their employes, I to those who met us upon the way to the last resting place, to those whom we passed on the road who so kindly respected our feelings, to the minister for his excellent sermon and to those who so beautifully decorated the altar at the church. Mrs. U Vaughn, Arthur and Grace Rhodehamel, Frank and Emma Walley, Albert and Lily Braden, May L. Vaugha. DRAWING UP BILL FOR NEW NORMAL AT FRESNO (Fresno Republican.) With the choice of several sites before them a tpresent, the committee appointed by the Chamber of Commerce and the Realty Board, has begun work on the proposition which it hopes to be able to present to the legislature at its coming session. Assemblyman A. M. Drew has prepared a rough draft of a bill which has been submitted to the members of the Marek's Cigar Store J. F. Marek, Proprietor 1308 Nineteenth St., Phone Main 908. Wholesale and Retail cigars, Tobaccos, Pipes and Chewing Gum. Distributor for Bakersfleld of LOVERA, 12i/ 2 c Cigar AVALON, lOc Cigar HALO, 60 Oigar Associated Supply Company^ OilI Well TooTs nad Si^plies Phones Main 19 and 1O26 STORES AT Oilcenter, McKitrick amcl Coalinga Bakersfield Iron Works Oil Well Tools And Supplies PHONES MAIN 29 AND 23Q~L,TO AND 24 STREET committee for consideration. The bill provides for an appropriation of about $150,000 for a building and nlso provides thut a temporary building be secured for normal school purposes while the new building is in the process of erection.' The Fresno county legislators will make a strong fight to have the building erected at once. There is no desire to have the normal sciiool started as it was at San Francisco or San Diego. At these places, the only ap propriation was for a school in tempo rary quarters for two years. After that time, the necessity for such schools permitted of an appropriation for a building. Persons wishing Christinas trees may inquire at 12:2:! ]!lth street, telephone Main Hilt. ItM ^Natural Flavor and color of pure, rich, cow's milk Is retained In BORDEN'S PIONEER BRAND EVAPORATED (Uniweeteneil) Dilute to proper consistency and use same as fresh Milk. AVOID SUBSTITUTES. BOHDEN'S CONDENSED MILK CO. "Lender* of quality," i:«t. 1K5T. New York. HAVANA CIGARS NEW ONLY EXCLUSIVE PIANO STORE IN KERN COUNTY The most wonderful of all Pianos. STEIN- WAT, A. B. CHASE, EMERSON, ESTEY, KUBTZMANN, STERLING and others. Also INSIDE PLAYER PIANOS. Very large supply to select from. Lowest Prices; Easy Terms. Phone Main 602 Sherman.Clay Company. C. E. KEY, Manager New Fish Block—1820 K Street I I r W 1 \T\. AND to buy that present now. Uncle Ike s ° r rich or poor, handsome or just plnin, will "be delighted to receive a gift selected from the enormous stock we carry. Times are never hard for the patrons of your good old Uncle Ike, because he gives you the benefit of his business success in buying best goods the markets afford and you can rest assured he buys so cheap, the result is all in your favor. No house is more reliable. No house cnn show » rnoiv complete line of useful gifts. Uncle Ike's Emporium 1406 19th Bt. Phone Main 1154 Bakersfleld, Gal. Christmas is Ccming Don't forget that we have everything in the Bicycle line. Huvlng the LARG1CST S rOf'K of bicycle goods In the, city wo are prepared to give you the; right prices. Wo guarantee all *f our repairs UK wi-ll as our supplier. Don't forcet where to go for the Best Goods. Maine's Cyclery 1725 Nineteenth Street. \Vi- guarantee the "Can'tBuckle" frame agnin.st buckling, regardless of the cause.
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