Bakersfield Morning Echo (Newspaper) - November 29, 1914, Bakersfield, California * ' ' It t ' * ECHO PRINTS ALL THE NEWS ALL THE ' AND 37. NO. 46. NOVEMBER 29, 1914. PRICE November 128. Concluding chapters m the story of American pluck and perseverance that made the construction of the Panama Canal are written by Colonel George Wt Governor of the in his annual report submitted to Secretary The report tells of the canal battle against tricky earth of the establishment of the permanent form of government in the with Colonel as of the of the work on fortifications to guard the great waterway against while imposing rows of figures tell bt the cost of details in the canal's construction and report shows that the canal's including the current now stands at More than was Of that amount toore than was for was continued during the year on the gun and mortar the report by the cloBe of the year the concrete work as well as ' the greater portion of the back On July 1, 1918, the of in accordance with plans prepared 3>y a broad appointed for the purpose and approved by the of was and they were as wen as the clearing necessary in tion with i Describes Earth continued slides that checked the progress of the canal builders was described at The total amount of removed in the Culebra the report the of American operations to June 15, 1914, aggregated 110,261,883 cubic at a division cost of per cubic of November 20. of Associated three of as a neutral sees seems a between the two sentiments of the period as and King and Country Need These signs confront you In August Were on the houses and now on the empty everywhere that paste will hold to the expectations of earlier none of the big hotels are but even at the height of the evening there is slim nearly half the men being officers in Americans are very none being en route to the or other European has been a revolutionary change in staff at all these waiters of German or Austrian blood having been sent to the detention No restaurant or hotel can remain open with any chance of making money unless it can announce that alien enemies One of the largest hotels on the Strand was recently the target for much newspaper criticism because its orchestra never played Save the That orchestra now plays the national air every evening with frequent repetitions of i and other favorite Bongs of the Having Hard theaters are having a hard time of it. War was blow but darkened streets with their accompanying gloom and the closing of restaurants at 10 they be Piccadilly grade or mere was a harder Rates have been soldiers and nurses in uniform are admitted at half patriotic melodies are the chief repertoire of the orchestras but it is all POLICE on page 3.) 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