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Bakersfield Californian And Kern County Weekly Courier (Newspaper) - December 11, 1879, Bakersfield, California 3jL KERN THURSDAY DECEMBER WEEKLY ISHED EVEUY MORNING One year Six lifcro ton per fo iiiivnlili tnd Spnolnl flrst p Knch per bv the money requlreilln e nil n cents nUnr KERN1 0 Meet fit their liall every Sat 1 urday Visiting and so ng brothers in Rood RtantliiiK r iRobeoca Donruo Lodgo meets on the dthird Tuesday uveninR of each All brothers and ulsters of the order kited to IESSIONAL AND BuaiNEsa CARD IGEORGE trnejr and at I Near Kern Valley Bank PHYSICIAN KERN In Burnaps Drng Guilt attended ll hourg uf the ilay and I LOUIS MIItGKOX pt Wallace Gos Drugstore residence a Etc NOTARY Cheiter BnXendeln Kern Co hprSStf llfMICIAX AXI SIT KG KERN Ururys Drug n27Gm CHESTER NUFACTUREli I3ST ALL KINDS Ol irness AND flap TrimiDBi 4 Repirii A GIN NT jo mil and examine my Goods and before eendmg OOK FOR THE A true MAnlllAon Quino iAiHK2Dt IhVilnlong ol how to unlay partner fur ar what Rl 1 thf ndvRntBKM of pmnaiitluua bewly Lnnrq J Union of the a private to IhH married and nmrrlngeiihle from rnal Organa of and how to proicrve them In lir DlieiHBD of How to tie huultliv anil for A ol Information of much Imporlniine in Teinlve loifood laito and No family ihould without U bv Addren Honth Olark wbo longer engaired In the treatment of al Jo and ipeoUl dlieaiei and dUeaiei of Ir any other phyilnlnn In the aqd and inoaeMful In hli iprolalty Inn remedies Hint are iireoitmlln nil thete J till Initllntlon hai a high reputation lor eomlnnt and profeirlnnal embrao Iry oonvenlenoe for re treatment wllli home and call or 1IU pntlenti are bolng hy mull and Cotiiiillntloni free and In 1 Hamplei of rubber for laillei and with olroulur of linpnrlant hy Uullable female f S S03 South Olark mnrO ly FALVA PASTU11AOE MAY UK HAD it tbe ranch of by the month or En aud man U in KQ lob Printing ovory variety of Job Printing executed notice and on the moat rosaonable t tbe OovanwOAurooNUN All I know tin wrong of me who fain Would hold my darliug from tho Lord that Of His great love the boon my heart did And now would take unto himself Ye do say I know I But nil the agony of the plannd BwcutjojB laid ye cannot Who neer gave up what you bid me do not auk a mother that hath known The bitter birtli uf she not more glad he nlioiil1 an angel Than live oil but a child lo call liar own tfo morn with those soft locks of golden linir To and my fondling fingers weave No more to hearken overy morn and evo The pretty lisping of his infantprnycr 1 No more to soothe his little and Wntch him at gambol or in rosy rent No more to catch him wildly to my And seo all Heaven iu hU dotp bluu eyca I never more to fci1 tho Soft tendril arms around my neck AndsttHlnhimin my nil mine nil mine Filled with awevl all other jiiys Ye know forglvo if I fnre To plead with him could he be In Heaven with the and with Like themselves than more more fair him not 1rnm borroivcrnento bane Might Ktay my with hopoleBs And poison of So I should hia face aguin I Tho strongest fnitli is tried by fondest That to itn idol clings with heedless hold blind and blunted to the manifold Waring or whispers from pardnn mo That Thou sliouldst yearn to take Tho blessed guerdon it is most meet Thyself it was who maclesi him so Thou well mayttt crave him for the sweetness Thy will bo done Still if it lx Tliino own good who didst freely give What I so grndjjo to let him That I may know Thou art not vexed with Yea if but for a Happly Sore and in very overflow Of my unbounded may grow 0 aud who may know Thcemosi Most merciful I for all twere only According to our poor weak human Thou ahonllst bo pleased to take mo in his do heed will bo Take to or suffer yet 0 live for Thou kninvcst all my forgive The in the lovo of Thy dear Ronoo Ronoo Tho French name floated out iron tho t pen window of tho and Renee Courtland cnme out from tho shadow of drooping her brVid hal hanging loosely on hor Khonlclor whore sho had pushed it back from her while standing in tho Margaret Grays voice had rousod tho girl from dreams of Lester the handsome blueeyed stranger visit ing at the house that nestled amid lindon trees in tho hollow where tho oldfashioned cottage of the Grays Sho had been dreaming of his deep laughing hia chestnut his nonohalent that always changed to tenderness for Whatever was the charm of Lester Sinclairs ho had surely won the first lovo of Renco Courtlands girlish Years before tho falher of Ronee Courtland loft jier to tho care of Margaret calm Margaret had been his girllovp in thoir early youtli and who had never in mom ory of that fiist She scarcely know herself what had come between only it had ended in bitter words and a still more bitter and in his Uliurlos Courtland had married H pretty durkoyed French mother of Years when his wife ho hud come to hisearly lovo and iskod her to bo his wifo and a mother to liis But with nil her Mar ret Gray was proudor than many and bho gravely answered almost sor yot still it was ll Ho made no second know ng how useless it would But threo years death called he left his penniless child to the care of Mar jarnt The child has grown up ID a slender with great grny eyes and a childlike to bo the darling of Margaret irays hiurl an 1 the day star of Victor Grays Some distance down the road Vic tor Gray stood leaning against u his faco grave and oven beyond Ins Ho was not a handaome man this Victor tlioro was something better than beauty in hits proud for manhood wab stampo t on his broad honor and truth gleamed in his though tho general expression of his Iaoe was his smile could be guiitlo almost us a and this man loved childish Ranee with all the strength ot f and she loved Loster Ho threw away his halfburned cigar and turned toward the his face still gravely Rence came to meet cant I go down to Raymonds this evening Kathin is 5oing to have a croquet Mar garet says but may i not go You mjght uome with Kutluo asked Ho looked at the childish I will go ho Two hours later Rence came boking like a wild rose in her pink muslin with clustering flow crs in her brenst and They were rather early in I he cro quet so Kathio and Rence pluyed a game by Victor 3rny watched Renco with pitying knowing the pain in store for which he had been 100 he thought to warn her I could not tell he and yet 1 wish I Ho watched her turning pule its ho saw how her eyes wan dered to the She had thrown her hat aside and the soft breeze lifted the dark curls olf low brow and deepened the rose tint on her He saw the red lips part in smiles and tho lovely dark eyes and turning towards theyate ho saw Lester Sinclair coming up the path a lady leaning on his The one look at Renees told Victor that she never suspected Un Her like her was un She believed in Lester Sinclair as she did in her own loyal ho lady on his arm was a deli cate litdc with u certain kind of of the waxdoll with big blue dainty features and clustering flaxen They came forward to where Re neo he this is the young lady I told you Cour niy be trothed Miss His betrothed wife The words rung in Renees then seemed to dio awav in a moaning Remember shn was only seven and childish for her Tho bright young face grew pallid as and all tho sweet light seemed to fade from her Victor strode to her Tuko mo dont fool very Please mo The words died away on her and the next moment Victor held her white and senseless in his A magnificent and furnished with almost Oricntu from tho velvet into which tho foot sank the silken inlaid tho won drous gems of art that adorned the the rare statues that filled every conceivable to tho most minute article in tho At ono of Ihe windows a slender woman stood holding back with a jeweled hand the foam like a woman so rarely beautiful that even tho casual passerby half paused with a look of involuntary admira tion on his The low white groat dark tho curving crimson and waving masses of blueblack mado a picture almost perloot in its And yot it was not a satisfied face there wua a look of past pain and strangely min resting upon Where tho lay you could hardly only it wiis And this graceful who seemed born lor the woulth that sur rounded wiis Runoo who bad him so white and stillin Victor Grays arms six long yours Tho change in hor lifo had come so so An uncle of hor fathers who had never spoken to him after his marriage with the protty French hud soon and being hud left lier all his Not for ho HIO was too like her Frenchiliod mother for though there wus sonicthing of the Cmirtlund about hor us but simply because hho was a Courtlanxl and his nearest of But loyalfftttenee had never for gotten hor old for when in her stately Margaret Gray was with and ovory summer tho little cottage welcomed her fair young face For wooksand months after the duy she tainted in Victors Renee had boon the shadow of hor former Pale and it seemed as if hopu would never reassert her nway in the lander young and Vic tor watched suffering almost as much in his great love for H at UBW to Courtland as if hor heart must with its passionate but hnarts do not easily break at and Renco conquered her then luried it out of sight and as limo passed if it rose to confront tier sho pit it aside with all the strength of her Then catnn great change in licr and smilon came back to tho beautiful though sometimes tho shadowof the old pain darkened And four years later sho mot Les ter Sinclair if pos than with a ibont him that became He had laid his lair young wife to rest in her and was freo Renees faco grow pale when sho irst heard paler still as ho bent over her and then the past seemed to be Even when he led the weakly Clara Lester Sin clair know that the diirkeyed irl hold more of his heart than lie would willingly and seeing her day after so in her and tho old till Rnnoo Court land hed every hopo ol happiness For As time pnsscd on Victor Gray noticed an added restlessness inRc nees that the weary look around hor mouth and could scarcely understand He enters the room perhaps sterner than of and the ifirl came forward to meet You are sho itl clasping his and Marga rot will bo so very You do not look Imppy this ho his eyes on her Tho girl turned away with a quick impatient I am not she said my life has boon ono Wliich will bo righted in he answered though his face paled When Victor left her she wont back to her place at window Will liappiness pass mo by for evor sho criud is he or is it that hu will not soc Only thiu morning hud siood before this girl whom ho had wronged in her oarly girlhood aticl pleaded for her love us a mat might plead for lifo almost haughtily sho hat answered My lovo for you died years uomo to life 11 toko ago it could never Reneo ho cried in voici of passionate pain and the girl knew if slie wished revenge 01 Lester Sinclair most truly she had it My lovo died years she repeated more half pitying his it can neve Victor Gray merely went up to change his business suit and speak a low words to his His and in loss than an hour ho joined licnoe again As ho entered the room he saw hold a portrait in hor Scarcely conscious of what ho was he wont How you love that ho said bitterly Tho proud dark face What man she askod coldly Pardon I was mile I scarcely knew what I You are not Renne The girl was silent for a moment then she crossed over to If you moan Lostor slie you aro Victor This morning he asked mo to bo his wifo and I refused You refused him Why Ronoo I love him no nlia said Was Victor Gray blind Looking on the flushed listening to tho tremulous could ho not understand Tho lovely durk eyes wote raisoc to his Ho bent his stately my you lovo me he The next moinont ho hold her ia his arms and kissed the rod you lovo I have only suid yes ho A stnilo hovered around her And no one at all said that you loved Ronoo I think I nut huvo lovfd you all my lifo onjj bofuro you smiled on Lester That is she said It was only a girls first wild lovo dream but to You have given what My my my purest Are you Victor And as ho bant and kissed hor all shadows fled from Ronoo Courtlunds Hor heart had mado its and it rested in lieace in the light of Victor Grays loyal There is not much doing in Cape Horn freights eithf ifork Boston The Horrors of Siberian Karl Blind In the Contemporary On tho treatment of political ex Ics in I a thrilling description from the pen of Rob ert a German who las visited the various penal estab ishmcnts of Rnsisa with an official Ho had boon to To bolsk alter which ho had to make dreary journal in a wretch ed until a high mouutain rose leforo In its torn and craggy lank the mountain showed a colos al opening similar to tho mouth of a burned out Fetid which almost took away his ascended from Pressing his handkerchief upon Lemke entered the jpening of the where he found i largo with a picket of Having shown his pa he was conducted by a guide a very dark and lartow judging from ts sloping led down into some unknown In spito of lis good tho visitor felt extremely After a walk of some ton minutes through tho dtnso the ground becoming more and more a vague shim of ligU became vVe aro in tho said the pointing with a significant gesture to tho high iron cross bars which closed the cavern before The massive bars were covered with a thick A watchman who unlocked the heavy iron Etiering a room of Bunsiikriljlo but which was scarcely a mans and which was dimly lit by an oil the visitor nskod Where aro we In the sleeping room of ihe con demned Formerly it was a pro rluctivo gallery of tho mine now it serves as u shelter1 Tho visitor shntldt 1 h Tsub terranean lit by neuhoi sun nor was enlled a ing Alcove like cells hewn into the rock on acouul of halfrotten coverec with u tho unfortunate sultorers were to repose from tin days Over each cell i cnimpimn was wherewith ti lock up the prisoners lite forocion No no window any Conducted through another nur row where a few lantern were and whoso end wa also burred by an iron Mr Lomkeciimo to a largo This was tho A deafen ing noise of pickaxes and hummers There he saw hundreds of wretchec with shaggy sickl reddened eyelids clad ii some of them barefoot others in fettered will heavy foot No no Now and then thei shyly looked at tho visitor and hi Tho water droppei from the stones tho tatter of tho convicts were thoroughly On of them a tall man of suffering mien labored hard with gasping brcail but tho utrokcs of hid pickuxe wen not heavy and firm enough to loosei the Why arc you hero Lomki The convict looked confused with an air almost of consternation and silently continued his work It is forbidden to tho said tho to speak of th cause of thoir Entombed alive forbidden to say why I who is tho convict Mi Lomko uskod tho with n low It is Number 115 tho This 1 answered tho visi but what uru tho mans anteoo dents To what family does h laily for twelve Hours on Sundays They must never pause no I am mistaken Twice a rest is permitted to them t Easter time and on tho birthday if his tho Death of a Notable belong Ho is a guide a wellknown replied tho conspirator I regret to I can not tel you about Number 1141 The visitor felt as if wore sti fled in the gravelike as if his chest wore pressed in by a demoniacal Ho hastily nskod his guide to return with hin to the upper Mooting there the comniunder of the military os hu was obligingly by thai ollioer what impresbinn did our pun a oatublibiimtint make on you stiffly bowed in olhcei1 teemed to tuko this as a ind of satisfied and wont on Very industrious tho men below aro they not But with what Lomko must these un ortunntes look forward to a day of rout after tho weeks toil liostl said tho Don inubt always There is rest for Ifcey aro con labor mine But this is barbarous Tho oflicor shrugged his shoul and said The exiled work fiW Emma in a letter to the temrdUn refers to the death f the widow of Eaton at Washington last and con ludes with the following graphic listory Eaton remembered her thir een years in Spain as the sunniest eriod of her she seems to mvo been sincerely attached to her brilliant and im noral and the Spanish Queen liked him also and made nuch of his handsome wife and step On returning to Wash tho grew ip into MARVELOUS had for a lover the dissolute hilip Barton who was after vards slain by General mother prevented tho marriage Hit encouraged Ihe suit of do jam an attache of the French as above lie afterwards married and became i elderand oss beautiful but more filial daugh married of Vir who had been chief Clerk in he War Department under She has lain for many roars in Oak HiJI George and it was two of her chil a son and a married who ministered tenderly to the aged grandmother to tho very last n 185U General Eaton and about two years after tho silly and married a Handsome Italian dancing master of twenty tho dancing teacher of her After a years of during which ho possessed himself by de grees of her he eloped with her Emily Ran Tho wife sobered by mis obtained a and has since lived juicily in lodgings never going in society and turning her attention more seriously to re though she has for a long time been a member of the Metho dist She died in tho full oder of in the fold of tho Metropolitan though she was characteristically gay and vivacious to tho and carefully cherished her lingering remnant of Even up to the present month sho would spend an hour every night at bedtime in crimping her still abundant gray It full in IIKAUTIIUL MASSES Over her marble forehead when she lay at and bonding over hor colnn I thought of tho toast that Edward Coo to Pinkney long ago wrote to dedicating it to most boautful woman in It commenced thus I fill thU cap to ono mode up Of lovulinaii A woman or Ilioguutlu aex Tliu Beaming Old Washington in its fossil relics was well represented at her Withered and toothless old men were who remembered her Real Estate Transfers SotuharnTacifio sold to MOD 83 200 Gates to Hatlie commencing nt NK corner town of along Une of said bllt theubo S CO thenoo E thence N 60ft Also of lots in blk town of Mo Cullough to Sum Wv seventyfive ftv on side of main town of Hatrif4h bounded S by lot of N by lot of E T r Stony creek to Margrot Bouton Boutont S i of N E i of NW NK of and of 10 T RH S BM Susan Tungate to GFu house and lot situated on side of tlio main bounded on S owned by Gustavo the N lr lot owned by Houser W hy main Southern Pacific to WJ of Nlfi an of T 29 S R M D Darden lo NW T 30 R also J shard In and 4 CALIFORNIA the report of the we select tho pattial inventory of the business statistics of the State in 1879 Acres of land Acres of land Bushels of wheat Acres of Bushels of Acres in Acres in Pounds of Aoras in Gallons of Barrels of flour Quartz 264 Tons ol ore Mining mining Irrigating 800 Pounds v Pounds of Pounds of Number of lemon Number of Number of olive x Number ol Number of neat Number of Number of Number uf gwino al per as a social power and women most as old who had haps envied her maidenly and ma tronly charms with many a secret long before you and I were cailcd forth by Omnipotence from formless Executive atten tion was not wanting there were flowers from a note of rugrot and condolence from the and a boquet from the Secretary of though 1 have never known of her receiving Any recognition from them in her liio The close of her eventful career was placid and peaceful she wus even Number of Angora goats NEW Scientific Press Patent Agnni received ofnoial notice of the of the following patents to Coast for theweek ing November 0 can Bruckherpl orereducing apparatus Hi almost to tho very I have soon a shadowy a lookeron at pageants and pro like a cheerful ghost of the Her disease was but its advances wore fierce and though for months she had known that hor end was Tho day she diod she looked out into the sun shine and said It is a beautiful world to leave I am not afraid to but it is so She was buried beside General tor second arid bestbeloved bus who had given her her In r career and also by icr daughter linn Tho trial of Frank Ualmel charg id with murder has ooupied the District Court to Jury re urned verdict of guilty and howas entonood pound for drain tiles elevator device for Pplyinj or to eye lashes whip valve beer faucet MoKinV paint and roofing compound 22171il8t Moore and cam for stamp mills mininr sluice G middlings and Tressler parlor man tel County Auditor and School Ed ho District Attor noy of Tulure Countyf after quoting tho various provisions relating toj V the County Audit giv judgment It is my opinion that it would inconsistent with the the now Constitution County Auditor to perfQruV ties of County Superiniehdent Public Sohoolspfter thft 1st f In for thp that the office of County tondontof Publio constitutional office and he m upon bia duties on the afyeivlhe lit of onfj to imprisonment for his It ia also tniy opinion nif present Oounty Auditor will t his office until the flr 1880 JMI I un
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