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   Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - July 18, 1914, Bakersfield, California                                COMPLETE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE JULY CANDIDATES Day and Buffington Are Practically Elected at This Time 5 TWOHANDED FIGHTS Treasur School Will Seven county officers will be chos en absolutely In the primary election on August 25 and in fact two of Mio lax Charles and the may bo said to be elected even neither of them having and the date being passed when candidates may declare But besides these five other contests will be determined in Aug there being but two candidates for nach and the new law declaring that when a candidate receives a ma jority of the vote he shall not Hereafter be The five of fices and the candidates therefor are as follows Coons and Lee and School Stock ton and On the basis of votes polled out of a possible registration of will elect any one of the The Socialists nominated a lull Thousands of Children Attend Theater Free Aged Attorney Has Birthday Anniver sary and Gives Rare July a railroad attorney is 67 years old today and there are few children in Northernwestern Kansas who do not known despite tlie fact he is ill and confined to his Although Waggener had re ceived strict orders from his physi cians to forego his annual birthday jubilee this he leased every mo tion picture theatre in this city and all the of were admitted Many other amusement were That Waggener might realize the apprecia tion of the children hundreds of the youngsters mailed him birthday AT BIG PANAMA Jerry Shields and A Woody and A Exact Figure lo Dale May Reach By Next Saturday THE DEMOCRATS LEAD 1689 Over Republicans and Nearly 900 Over and Bull r WEATHERPROPHET SAYS FAIR TONIIGHT AND SUNDAY SAN July Forecast San Francisco and Cloudyor tonight and Sun day morning Sunday fair light west Southern California Cloudy or foggy tonights Sunday fair light west Valley Fair to night and Sunday light south Santa Clara Valley Cloudy or foggy Sunday fair light northwest San Joaquin Valley Fair to night and Sunday light northwest Board Promises Barlow to Aid City Trustees May Be Asked CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS Will Also Be Called Upon to Push Enterprise the Farmers to ticket for county offlces some time but only Allen for judge Fitzpatriok fdr sheriff and A Aldridge for coroner qualified for places on the The other filet no petitions and their names will not on the For L Brite is Opposed only by A Vance in the Second and this contest will be settled in the primary In the Third District Hart has running against him Thornberg and and it is possible for this contest to run into the Novem her It if none of the candidates receive a Other The race for district attor ney and coroner ttiust be fought it is fairly in also the contests for wo long and one judge short Nobody is pretending to accurately pick the winners these several that those who will qual ify for the November On any one of the contests there is a wide difference of opinion as to the names of those who will Wilson Walks Streets of Washington Gives Up Saturday Golf Game to Lay July Wilson took a short walk through the business section ofthe city today and attended to some business at His appearance following his recent slight Illness attracted much He gave up his usual Sat urday morning game of golf and re mained inbed Apparently he had entirely recovered from his indi planned to see no call SINGLETONS DEATH MAKES NEW HEAD FOR MINING SECTION The work of preparing the big ex libit of the resources of Kern county for display at the Sari Francisco Pan maPacific exposition is well under So far the agricultural and horticultural displays have received all the but be fore the work is complete others will be The Barlow and are endeavoring to gee the big oil companies to take up the matter of an oil exhibit and to in a proper display of the It is expected that the Standard Oil Company of California will have a complete of its The commissioners are desirous of finding some man identified with the mining industry of Kern county to take charge of the exhibit of minerals other than John Singleton of Randsburg was the man they had in mind but his death has made it neces sary to look and no decis ion has yet been The commissioners have decided to have a number of pamphlets prepared covering each of Kern covmtysMndus mining and Bach will be written by some man prominently identified with the industry in ques tion and thoroughly posted on all its At the fak there will be a table and division given over to each and at each of these here will be hundreds of the pamph ets dealing with the industry at hand or Threatens to Blow Up Mine Sheriff and Army of Deputies Guard Ohio July John Andrews and fifty deputies were busy today guarding mining properties on rumors that Industrial Workers of the World had threatened Democrats Republicans Socialists Progressives Prohibitionists 232 Decline to state Total The registration of Kern with one week yet to run before it closes for the primaries and it is entirely possible that the total will reach before the books are finally closed on the evening of July On the figures now the Democrats have a lead over the Republicans of nearly or to be by and over both the Republicans and the Progressives by The Progressives are now far ve low the Socialists in having while the Socialist figure is Nearly ten per cent of the voters declined to state their political affilia the exact number being This means that that many electors can vote on the nonpartisan but not for governor and other state excepting only state superin tendent of judge of the su preme andwappellate The registration figures as now compiled Comity Clerk are in excess of the estimated total for the though it Is said that some who have particular ly in the oil have left the coun ty since they enrolled their The total represents the heaviest registration in the history of the coun and by over forty per cent WILL GET OUT PAPERS FREE IF BOYCOTT IS DECLARED BY SAN July Accord ing to a report to tits San Francisco Labor Council the Stockton Typographical Union voted unanimous ly last night to suspend its wage scale and set all three of the Stockton news papers free of cost to the publishers if a boycott Is declared on the news papers by the Manufac turers and Employers The International Typographical Un ion telegraphed should such an emergency arise the international un ion would pay tlie Stockton typographi cal in full for their Thus far the newspapers have not joined the Employers Association and no boycott lias been The Manufacturers and Em ployers Association has declared that it will not recognize unions or the un ion and that Stockton must be an open shop For the first time since Judge Nor ton recently handed down an order restraining the local unions from plac ing pickets in front of two restaurants union pickets appeared on the streets here this afternoon in of a large mercantile establishment a shoe The shoe store is owned by a man who was recently acquitted by a jury of charge of assaulting a nion Room Rent Due Landlady Seizes Mans Wooden Leg Former Tennant Leaves San Fran cisco on But Writes Po lice to Recover Lost Member SAN July lieu of room rent the proprietress of nil apartment house seiaed the wooden leg of John Canfield of when lie was in San Canfield unpacked his old crutch and left the city Today Chief White of th6 police force received a letter from Oanfield asking the recover tor him his wooden legxwith the plea that the loss is keeping from making a I dont thitiUMiiM the law permits any one to hold a fellows reads Canfields for it is keeping me from earning a living and also from paying the which I intend to as soon as The county supervisors today pledg ed their support to the coming Kern lounty fair which is planned for sonic time this probably in This morning Barlow ap peared before the board nnd asked for the support of the county authori Chairman with Super visors Bush and concurring Barlow that the board would do everything in its power lo aid tlie fair and to make it a In former years when the county fair was an annual event the super visors were accustomed to aid In mak ing it a success by appropriations and in many incidental The board will follow the same policy The city trustees may also be asked to give the enterprise their support on account of the great interest the fair has for Bakersfield as the county The various civic boards in Bakersfield and throughout the such as local hoards of trade and farm ers organisations will be invited to join and assist In the Farmers The movement among the farmers of the which has been noticeable of late in the organ ization of tlie the supervisors have itaen asked to may aid in getting tlie Largest net paid circu lation between 1ERTA SAFE HIS FAMILY ON THE f I TALKS TO 1t Retired Dictator to SaiLTo day Aboard the Germah f Cruiser Dresden THE REBELS ADVANCE A Provisional President bajal Orders of San Luis ROAD REACHES POINT MILE NORTH OF McFARIAND STARTS TO Railroad Man is Shot in His Office to blow them No arrests were The sheriff NO PROTESTS AGAINST ASSESSMENTS RECEIVED Today the first week for the super visors to sit as the county board of equalization JUvery morning at 10 oclock and every afternoon at a the board lias assembled to and his men made the rounds of the mines in motor The opinion was expressed here to day that Sheriff Anderson would have difficulty in following the advice ol Governor Cox and swearing in 300 Many citizens already have declar ed they serve if July the situation in the mine strike zone of Belmont county is not such as woulc justify the sending of state to that was the substance o an official report made today by Gov ernor by Major Harold Bush of the Ohio National Majo Bush says the civil authorities arc capable of handling the situation i they make use of proper legal re TO CLOSE MCLAUGHLIN AND BUNDY WIN FIRST TENNIS ROUND July noration against his or its but no one has yet whereupon the board adjourned to meet again as the board of supervisors and go on with the routine business of tlin i The same routine Will be followed next after which if there are no protests against the assessment rolls will hard Maurice McLaughli arid Thomas national tenn doubles won the first s in the final round of thet tournamer for the selection of men frir the Dav cup Uy defeating Karl Bel and middle states chan The score was McLoughlin and Bundy took the se ond STARTER Of T BY POLICE AS ON THE DETECTIVES LAKEVIEW RESORTS TO THIS MEANS TO PROTECT ITS OIL Special to The July resorted to by the 2 Oil Company to close the huge fis sure made in the sumps and througl the property on section 122 which allowed over barrels o oil to run away down the flat aiid lost fully for the company on at which time thefissure first made Us Dynamiters Allison o called into service on Fri and late Friday afternoon pu seven shots in the ground below the bottom of the crack In order tha the fill the One shot was put inside the las where the oil first started to The next was put inside tiie sump the third was placed out side the second the fourth jus Inside the second sump the fiftl outside the third the sixth in side the levee of the third an the seventh in themiddleof the where it first entered the strin of The result of the work with dyna nite is not fully known as bu t has temporarily stopped the fissure and prevented some oil from ruriiiln away to Tlve loss entailed by the earth crac las been estimated at close to and It is feared by some oil me that further damage will result to th other four sumps which contain ove a million barrels of oil that wer not damaged by the final Fake Fortune Tellers Arrested in South July for the was thought to be apparent J mysterious maw in gray accused firing the first in the revolver battle in the phicdgo vice district Thursday night one detective was killed afl4 was police depart ment f Thatthe battlewas started by a mob of habjtufes effort to trpmfthe evidence given yesterday in tlie over Stanley the detective who was Detectives and Amort o the Morales squad who shot down Birnes and Detective Blrnes without Knowing also declared that the llrs shots came fromrth said that 18 ejrs20 wer The spirit of cooperation in be Way bv all matters that affect their interests Marsh establish an office in Bak rtan Who Fired Shot Asked to Sec Railroad Then July An assistant to the president Louis terminal railroad asso was shot in his office today y a man who entered the office and enmnded to see President McChes Anderson was shot in the left The wound Is not dan Anderson asked the visitor his bus ness and refused to let him see the The man then drew a re olver and after which he ran jut of the oltlce and On the theory that the would be as sassin was a member Of the Indus rial Workers of the the po ice this afternoon raided the head quarters of the and arrest ed six All denied knowledge o the JURY FINOS PEIRIN WAS II GUILTY OF esidents of the rural Road building is active in Kern The state highway Is build ing both north and south of Bakers To the north the work has reached a point a mile north Of Mc Here the road has been plowed and rolled and mixing will begin next Carloads Of crushed rocks are being received and Additional teams and men have been put on to push the work There waa a slight delay last week caused by some wonkmen going on strike but new ones were quickly secured and put to John the contractor for the first thirteen miles of tlie state highway south of is in the city and put his engineers on the pre liminary work on the extension ol avenue He has four teen months to do the job but hopes This is the first PUERTO H was announced today that General Huerta had decided to depart port on board thp Oman cfutserBroSiV den General Blanquet alone ftfecomv panying When former President hau J shaved and dressed himself In aVhtto a he called a number of men Into the railroad f peared to be In one of his grimly genial One of the correspondents starteft to ask a question but the general saying V Ma 5 9 Let Me Do Dont do o cooperate readily in the fair move itting tlie to compiete it in cominuhlfles work south of Bakersfield to be start ed but he expects other operations to s expected to lersfield and will have about 100 men at work his various construction A switch for unloading ma terial will be put In at County The county Is doing its share of work on laterals and on other roads us The main work at this moi ment is of course on the Calleute Kernvllle road where Engineer Ever etts approved by the county highway commission and the super are being carried by the con Material Is arriving daily this to of those question answer Interviews and 1 do both the questioning and ing v 4 Huerta blew the cigarette toward the some of the American correspondenta s were being told by an they were expected not to general then continued like men the madhouse I am going to ask my own and then answer1 know the He his to first question as t question as if Wily did I resign CH mid be I restened the presidency because v I belieei after arranged CHARGED WITH KEEPING HOUSE OF ILLFAME DUELS Shriner and Elk Has Disappearec Two Orders Asked to Aid in Search of July bers of the Shriners and Elks lodge were to today to aid in findi Ing a hrother a mining man of who has been missing since June Two days be fore he disappeared he took his fam ily to their summer home in then he returned here has not been When his desk was opened a power of attorney in favor of his brother was found and a railroad time table with certain California cities A Paul Hare telegraphed from Saiv Francisco today that search in the towns marked on the time table had been at Caliente and large forces are at After taking less than half an hour for deliberation the jury in the case of charged with maintain ing a house of rendered a verdict of not the verdict being given about oclock The defense rested its case a few minutes before noon and as neither the defense or the prosecution wished to argue the Judge Flournoy gave his instructions to the The prosecution closed its case yesterday This morning the witnesses for tjio defense were placed on the They were mainly tradesmen and transfer men who had visited tha Sacramento Exchange on They testified that they had never noticed anything to indicate that tlio place was They did not state that they had never heard of the place having a bad but claimed that they had never seen anything themselves to corroborate Representative Donates Salary to Fund Off Duty Draws and Gives It Pay Duels Testimony LOS July Fran ces fortune with her husi lying under a is said to have embodied what Pels told her clients was the and a basketful ot writ ten and answers were in custody of the police here owing to a raid on Pels resi A misdemeanor charge en tered against The floor under the bed revealed ap pliances for opening and sealing en and was littered with bearing questions as to the future which Pels undertook to A table before her Intercepted her callers line of vision from her One of tlie auestionR was how can faqneat We July Ing that he had received something to which he was not Repre sentative Wetherspoon of Mississippi has turned back into the treasury de That repreifent ed the amount of his salary for four days during which he was away from Washington recently oriprivate busi The fact that Wetherspoon had returned the leaked out despite his desire to keep tho matter Somewhere in the state books there Is a law which says a member of con gress shall not draw pay for the days he is absent and not attending to hla public The peen generally regarded as a dead let But not so with Wetuerapoon CANOE TITLE NEW Friede representing the United sue cessfylly defended thevJnternatlonal sailing canoetitle bydefeating Ralph Briton of by a margin who testified yesterday lie was a detective for the grand was called to the stand again today by the Yesterday Duel testified concerning a tion between Petrini and Judge judge hearing that a wonwn of ill repute was staying at tho Ex change had Petrini come before him and talked the matter over with AB a result of this conversation trini had the woman Duel tea lifted yesterday that been ent at the time and gave his version of the conversation between Mariim and Judge Marion and Con stable Stroble both testified that Duoi WUB not present at the meeting be tween the judge and the saloon own Today the defense called him back to the stand and forced him to admit that he was not and that his statement to that effect was in Duel then said that hebad been with Marlon Immediately afterwards and had learned from the latter what had Tha The jurymen were Frank George Robert Nick B Leo Gene Frank Carter and j It is probable that both the defense and the proHecutton would have the case had there been more but owing to lha fact that today was Saturday it would have been necessary to continue the case until which neither side wtelted to The oil fields road as a part of the state highway system Is undertaking improvements near the Arp so that traffic between the city and the Kern River fields Is obliged to go by the roads through the Arp Addi and yesterday the supervisors authorised Chairman Jastro have immediate emergency work done to put these roads in shape for the extra The BakersfieldGlonnvllle road is next of tlie countys big The supervisors are advertising for bids for the seven and threefourths miles of this route through the Kern River field from Oilcenter lo Poso At Oilcenter this road will connect with the road from Bakersfield to Oilcen ter Bevonl the oilfields the road lo Glennville will be only not PANAMA CANAL READY FOR COMMERCE 31 NEW July to Frederick general manager of the Pacific Steam Navigation Com the Panama canal will be ready for commercial traffic on or before July who returned yesterday from said that Gov ernor OoethulB would most likely In my give this last proof of my the sons of the convinced tliAt ray resignation would nerve as a means of conciliation tween all the sons of the The second selfasked was Why are you leaving 4he country while you are still able to It was answered as follows 1 My departure from the national tert has no other cause thontto he new government an for 1 also believe myncontinuance lere would give rise to conjectures vhich would lesultin prejudicing itho1 proceedings of the new I declare to the world that the conduct J have always followed had 10 other object than my heartiest de sire for tlie pacification the cmin General Huerta dropped ette and turned to began one corres not any I dont want to say anything about the United I ara not I ara i The photographers present in chorufl then requested the General to leave the car so that they might take The old soldier smiled and said his picture had been printed so badly by almost all and that the world already had buch a bad Impression of him as to make him hesitate to give the American photographers an opportunity of proving just how ugly he All the era Huerta wab moving toward the When lie reached the car door he began shaking hands and Invited to When I get to New York some day form Washington of this poaslbllitj within a few you shall all dine with Then as an afteithought ha said 1 will pay If I have the If t shall not hesitate to row from Continued on Page bor GATUN LAKE SUPPLY FOR OF PANAMA CANAL July of Gatun the wonderful arti ficial which is the main de pendence of the Panama canal for its water have proved ample to meet all possible demands after the most severe practical Although the amount of water which ran into the lake during the last dry January to April less than in any similar period for this last twentytwo being 611 ly til cent ot the normal the lake wan maintained at its proper elevation throughout that The dry season afforded the first op havo had to de termine the amount of evaporation from the surface of the lake at Its full The figures showed Uiere was stillsufficient water at tlie end of uie dry season to have kept the lake level at 79 feet above sea which would have given 39 feet of water In pulebra cut or about ten Jfeflt more than the draft of the biggest battle r At the end of the present rainy sea son Gatun Lake will be 87 above and allowing for the known leakage and tills would be ample for twentyotfe pas sages daily through the using them at full length or fiftyeight lock ages a day when partial length as would generally be the This Is a larger number of than would be possible in a single Even In the great Sault canal the lockages last year averaged while the Suez canaji reported only twelve per This assurance of an wafer supply to meet all contingen including the Ueavy power affords tion to Panama canal cfally in view of Ite foreign countries as to pperation of the canal i 1   

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