Bakersfield Weekly Californian, December 17, 1892

Bakersfield Weekly Californian

December 17, 1892

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Bakersfield Weekly Californian (Newspaper) - December 17, 1892, Bakersfield, California No 5O KERN DECEMBER 1892 Price 6 Enterprises Which Will Develop the Corporations That Have Shown Their Faith in Oar Future During the year the following companies and organizations have filed articles of incorporation in the County Clerks office Peoples Mutual Building and Loan Incorporated January for a period of fifty The capital stock Is consisting of 1000 shares at per of which was subscribed by the following directors elected for the first year Edward John Mack and David The objects are similar to all building ana loan San Francisco and Fresno Land Incorporated in San Fran January for a period of fifty The principal place of business is San and ihe cap ital stock is divided into of the par value of of which each of the following five direc tors elected for the ttrst subscribed each Mar Henry Dobinson and The objects of the corporation are to deal in and lease real water A copy of the articles of incorporation was filed in the county clerks office on April Producers Savings Incorpor ated March for fifty with a capital stock of con sisting of shares of the par value of of which was subscribed by the follow ing directors elected for the first year Frank Stanton Elliott and Blanken East Side Canal incorpor ated February 16th for fifty with a capital stock of di vided into 6000 shares of The directors for the first year are Hirshfeld and This Is the corporation that has built the East Bide canal into the Weed Patch The canal will be com pleted about January and will ren der doubly valuable a large body of fine land in the Weed Patch First Congregational churcli of Ltose organized September 15th with iwelve charter and the fol owlng board of three trustees Albert Sumner Water Incorpor ated November 21st for a term of fifty with a capital stock of divided into shares of the par value of Twelve thousand five Hundred dollars was subscribed by the ollowlng five directors James John Wible and Bosedale Fruit Packing and Canning Incorporated July for twentyfive with a capita stock of divided into 250 shares at per Twentyfour fruit growers of Bosedale subscribed to one share Tehachipa Light and Water Com Incorporated September for fifty Capital stock divided into shares of the par value of The following direc tors appointed for the first sub scribed the entire issue of stock Tehachipa Mad Beckwith and Emmet Bar and Robertson Bank of Incorporated September for the term of fifty The capital stock Is consisting of shares of Each of the following five di rectors subscribed an equal amount n the capital stock Leo pold Albert Asher and Herman Kern County in an Extremely Healthy The question of County Bonds and Public Improvements Taking the published statement of the treasurer and auditor of Kern county just its financial condition Is extremely The statement shows a bonded indebted Including of only and a surplus of cash In the treasury of From this which the balance WRISTEN This completes the list of corpor ations of purely local Uf such the combined capital stock is of which was ac tually The same condi tions in 1891 were represented by a combined capital stock of Of this large sum over one half is represented by several embryo companies which have done nothing as Deducting the capital ofthese corporations it will be seen what a rapid advance has been made toward the further development of the In addition to the of local pital organized to do business the Cast must be added the vast capi il of companies outside of the organized to transact business within our The total alien capital for such purposes is over di vided among the Hoosier Lumber of the Columbia Colony of Southern Califor nia the Central Canal of San and the San Francisco and Fresno Land A resume1 of thp corporations is HH follows The Columbia Colony of Southern California was incorporated in Los Angeles on October for a term of fortyulna with a capital stock of all of which was sub scribed by the following board of five directors elected for the first year Durant da New Orleans Wal ter Elliott and Los This coporatiou was formed for the purpose of purchasing the Fowler ranch in Northern Kern and Southern Tulare The ranch is of acres and is to be subdivided and sold in colony A copy of tne articles of incorporation was filed in the clerks office on October sheet shows to be the true condition of It is fair to presume that no county in the state can make a better showing In can the county show as much in the way of public improvements Educational uHairs seem to have been well taken care of and the officers have no doubt drawn their pay The bounty fund has been liberally dealt out and there seems to be no distress in the condition of the road nearly so much as there Is in the roads At the late election a proposition was submitted to bond the county in the sum of for Why this proposition was voted down it would be hard for a Philadelphia lawyer to We do not believe the people intended to defeat that It is possible and alto gether probable that they got it mixed up with other numerous propositions that weighted down the ticket and they gave most of them a black This is the most reasonable supposi for the people of Kern are pro verbial for their progressive The propositions were all reasonable and in the line of No one will deny that a better and more comfortable hospital for indlgents is and if language can oe construed to mean anything when expressed the county roads could be vastly Bridges are always a matter of care and anxietyand a hall of records and more jail room are absolute The county spends for rents on the outside about per and the Lerdo Canal Incorpor ated on April for a term o fifty The principal place of business is and the objects of the corporation are to deal in water and water and buy and sel The capital stock Is In shares of each Each of the following directors have subscribed William Walter MoCray and Kern River Canal and Irrigating Incorporated February for fifty with a capital stock of divided Into shares of the par value of The principal place of business is Bakers and the objects are the purchase of water and water franchises and the disposal of the The following five directors have subscribed each toward thu capital stock Walter Gultes and First Congregational church of Bak incorporated March 20th for fifty years with fourteen charter mem and the following three trustees appointed for tho first year M First Baptist incor porated 13 for fifty with the following trustees elected for tho first vcar Coverdule and First Cumberland Presbyterian churcli of incorporated March 10th for fifty with tho following three trustees elected for the first year Fur man and The Honsier Lumber Company was organized in with a capital stock of all of which was subscribed by citizens of Williams The office is in that while the principal place of business is in Kern The company owns several saw mills n the northeastern part of the and mucli valuable timber and pay out many thou sands of dollars yearly to the laboring men of this The San Franclsuo and Fresno Land with a capital stock of has filed a copy of their articles of Incorporation in tills pursuant to doing business The Central Canal Company was organized in San with a capital stock of to buy and sell water In Kern and Tulare In addition to these corporations there has been four churches orga nized without capital The total amount of capital stock aggre gates the vast sum of which speaks volumes for the future greatness of our and the confidence our unrivalled lands Inspire among busi ness men and Kern County Fair Grounds associa incorporated March 15th with a capital stock of divided into 400 shares of the par value of The amount of stock subscribed was by fortynine citizens of this The following eight directors were elected for the first year Fer Solomon Blodget and Louis Ol An Important Tho Delano Courier says Director Morton of the Kern and Tularo district returned Tuesday from a trip to Inyo where he transacted business in the land office of that He made a filing on a reservoir site for the Kern and the area of such tract being several thousand The site Is said to be excellently and an immense reservoir for Impounding the waters for summer use can be made at a com paratively small He made the trip via staging it across the a distance of about 150 East Side extra costs In caring for and other incidentals in caring for the leased would almost pay the interest on the present Aside from this the recorder and auditor have valuable documents which are any thing but secure outside of a vault made proof against The judge should have his chambers in the court house where he is always expected to be All these things must be at tended and if bonds are refused a tax must be levied which will impose a drain upon the taxpayers that will be felt where bond payments would scarcely be known to It Is not a very encouraging sign to see a community of trying to get along with the bare necessities of one of 6000 The trouble a large number of people who have watched the progress of events for the past live or ten years fail to appreciate the fact that the accommodations are being and that institutions of the dim past are drifting Into inoccu ous desuetude before the march of a modern As fteutleman remarked the other if the wheels of progression are to be locked by the old fogies there are not enough mowers in town to cut the grass that will grow on the But wo do not believe that Bakersfield has any such There Is enough new blood being infused into the channels of enterprise to push develop Tho now board of which will come to the rescue on tho first of will have added responsibili ties upon their shoulders in the way of building and keeping in order a system of good and really that is the most Important of all necessary im Tho present board meant well and signified a desire to do some thing when they considered and sub mitted tho bond which should have been adopted unani A county practically out of debt and with money In the treasury to meet all thu demands made by appropriations could well afford to assume responsi bilities for tho future by way of Im provements in every needed It has been said that no county can be truly progressive unless It Is in It is an evidence of pride and A county not in debt can always be recognized by its antediluvian appear ance and Had the election on the question of bonds been held on a special occasion they would have been endorsed beyond any If this course can be taken hereafter it should and the sooner the A Sensational Divorce Case In CourtRich Developments A case that promises to develop Into a genuine sensation was beeun this morning In the Superior court before Judge It is the case of Wristen Wrlsten for and from all reports the lovers of sen sation may expect a toothsome About a month since Nellie Wrlsten filed a complaint in the Su perior court of ban Joaquln county against her tor She alleges in her complaint thaton the 28th of last Sep while the parties were living in he drove her away from his bed and board without any means of and she asks for the sum of per month and reasonable attor neys The Superior court of San Joaquin county granted her an re straining the defendant from disposing of any of his personal property what Tho case was transferred to the Superior court of this county on a change of venue and came up for hear ing this morning on the cross com pialnt filed by the defendant denying the equities of her and ask ing the court to dissolve the Plaintiffs attorneys objected to the injunction being dissolved on the ground that due notice had not been but the objection was overruled nnd the case ordered on at 2 oclock tiiis This morning the de fendant filed a crosscomplaint asking for an absolute and alleging that while he was sick in Fresno last September his wife tried to poison him by arsenical and furthermore that his property is his separate property am that there is no com munity property of as alleged by the The case will doubtless be bitterly contested from beginning to and from the prominence of both the par ties to the action and the legal talent a lively time may be ex The Wristens have a ranch about seventeen miles southwest of this city and also a house in the Lowell Wristen was in court this but Wristen is at present sick in District Attor ney Tupper of Fresno represents the defendant and exCongressman Jim Budd and Arthur Leviusky of Stockton appear for the Levinsky is excity attorney of Stockton and a member of the famous legal trinity of Woods It is rumored that tais matter hns He Aspired to Wealth on the Green Goods The Real Estate in Kern County Released From an In been brought before the attention the grand jury of Fresno Houghton of The crazyquilt case of Wristen Wristen was resumed Monday after noon in the Superior court and the principal part of the afternoon was taken up by the arguments of counsel as to the terms upon which plaintiffs injunction should be It will be remembered that tho Superior court of San Joaquln county granted the an injunction restraining the defendant from dispos ing of his The legal skirm ish Monday was on defendants motion to dissolve the When court convened at oclock Attorney for the briefly reviewed the case and asked that his motion be He had not resumed his seat before Lawyer for the popped up like a jacklnthe rubbed tho creases out of his pants and proceeded to knock tho defendant off the In about four minutes he exploded four bombshells that took the peachy bloom off young Wrlstens and completely paralyzed the stately The four bombshells In ques lon were in the shape of four affldav two by the one by Peter Fargo t agent at Contra Costa and one by manager of ho Marsh Grant in Contra Costa These affidavits were a com lete surprise to the defense and Lievinsky made the best of his reading it in a dramatic Wristens first affidavit states that the seperate property at the time of their marriage consisted of 97 acres of land in some land n Brentwood and about in personal She alleges further more that all the property In Kern and Contra Costa counties was com munity The property in Contra Costa consisted of a lease of 000 acres of land of the Marsh leased from year to The plaintiff while Jiving on that prop erty she at divers times cooked for six or eight milked drove a heeled In over of the grapevino cuttings and did the other work that brutal plg The East Side canal will be finished by tho first of January and will add another Important link to the chain of canals In tho extensive system of Kern This water way will serve to Irrigate an extensive tract of land that has heretofore been lying high and dry and useless for It will also furnish power for machinery and the generation of as well as form the charm of a grand boulevard in Bum n or which will add to the at tractions of that growing depot It was rumored on the street last night that Jack the brewery was killed at some town up tho a few days by being slugged on the neck In a prize How true this la not lys comprising could bo heard aff Fays seven music over town last evening us they ren dered some choice selections of note at the residences of several of our distin guished Among those that were visited by the Bakersfleld orches tra were and Bert and Aliern and many oth The orchestra and coaches were under the full charge of our estimable and Jolly William Hough Billy knows how to manage such aflat Considering the chilly night the musicians received great credit for the manner in which they controlled their instruments on such a cold Manicure seta at the Southern d6 The linn of Houghtou widely enterprising and suc dissolved by mutual consent on the first lay of Lightncr retiring because his official duties ns assessor of Kern county de manded all his rare and His interest has been purchased by Alex Mills who with constitute the new firm of In 1884 when Honor sold his In terest in the Kern Valley flouring Alex Mills took the manage ment of tho business and under his watchful care H Increased from year to year and great improvements were eventuating last season in the construction of a sixty barrel roller mill with all of the most approved ap In addition to this extensive busi In 1888 Mills became secretary of the fourteen principal canal com panies Incorporated in this county and the business management of the great Cotton ranch dairy was also placed in Ills In conducting such extended enter prises during the past eight years Mills has been brought into close rela tions with most of the business men o this county and that his operations have grown In magnitude from year to year Is the highest possible proof of the good opinion entertained of him urn his abilities by business The new firm Is a strong one from tho very sure to achieve honor able success and hold a high place li business Incorporation Will Do The proposition to lay gas mains to portions of the city remote from the main business streets for the benefit of those living on the principal thorough although quite densely popu seems to meet with an objection which can only be remedied by the In habitants There are but few private houses prepared to intro duce and the people seem Indiffer ent about using It for lighting pre ferring the oil lamps us a means of which It is not at if gas Is properly By this method street lamps are an Impossibility unless the town ID Under muni cipal arrangements the streets could be lighted at the expense of the taxpay and they would not feel It Is certainly a dingy looking territory ono block from thu two business streets on a moonless as the present electric system Is useless in giving John a wellknown horse man who had a string of horses in training at the died at the county hospital on Tuesday of pneu His death was very unex aa he was attending to his du ties up to Monday He left a small family of children and a large number of headed ranchers force on their She also states that defendant spent over on his who are grown men and women ami not In need of This affidavit also revealed the fact that the defendant was the rankest kind of a hayseed Not content with chasing the elusive dollar over his stubble lie proposed to solve the money question in the old style rancher Adams Greenwoods lives in New Mr Grcengoods is a member ot the ex He sells a big lot of money for a little Ho offered to sell Mr Wristen of money for cash Wrlsten thought this was better than a gold and ordered the When the box came to Brent Wrlstcn found to his s6rrow that tho money wasnt In This Is probably one of tho reasons Wrls ten has so little community property Plaintiffs second affidavit denies thu tho green goods box from New York contained jewelry for her as deolurec by the and further that de fondant and offered her a railroad ticket to Illinois if she would Plaintiff also agreed t give herself up to this court or the of Fresno county if an indictment hiu been found by that grnnil The attorney for tliu defense statei Unit his client might not live ten day and he may die before tho muto come to Probably that box of greer which consisted of two bottles of sand and souie has stuck it his After a wearisome argument betweei counsel as to the terms on which UK injunction might be th court ordered that tho real estate It Kern county and the personal property would be released from the irijunctloi and mortgaged for of whlcl should bo paid Into court for tho plaint tho remainder going to the defend The case was then postponed untl January at 10 The There is a large number of horses in training at the both thorough breds and Keith has a string of seven trotters Dan eight trotters John two trotters and two pacers four trotters three thoroughbreds Joe two and two In string we note three promising as follows Judge a gray gelding by louble by Malcom by Imported Scotland first dam Grey Dale y Norford second Blue Dale by wen Dale third dam by Grey e Is 4 years old and Built from tho round up with a perfect Ret ot lungs and a very strong muscular The Judge as only been In training a few ut has worked out fiveeighths in fast as his breeding would indl he will train on and come down le line with a low mark if the oppor unity is given The next in this string Florence a bay filly of great he is by Imported first dam y second dam by bird dam Kato Simpson by Imported via and so on to her fifteenth Florence Ely the is royally bred nd built for The racing qualities of these two acers belong to may enter them in the various vents to transpire soon at the Oakland in which event his colors will be ecu In the front on more than one oo Ellis also has In his string Young owned by Tlbbet ana Young Thad is by Sam lie by Thad his am by YoungThadsdam s also by which makes him n inbred Ho is compactly built and moves vith considerable power and le has won a number of events during his short career on the turf and is liable t fiveeighths to give the beat a strong inlsh for the Over has been subscribed to ward purses to bo offered for races on December for both run ilng and The races will bo made up in a few lays and a splendid days spore is as Hot and Burton are again at heir home in the The excitement over the Burton murder lias not yet died Every property clerk fo the land left Monday nigh for Milwaukee on a business visit Lust Saturday evening tho Honneck Art store was destroyed by fire and largo and valuable stock of statuary art works and brloabrao was died but short Unit1 since and Hen necko being tho oldest of the helm goes to Milwaukee to look after th affairs of tho Ho will returi about January At their regular meeting on last TUPS day Baker parlor IS elected tho following officer for the ensuing term A Moulty past president pres dent first vlceprenlden second vlcoprenldent I third marshal Hey man and hlstor Wilfred wiio has been vlsltln his brother Mack for several day left for Tebaohlpa and the south Mon day night on his way to San Franolso to spend the iternvllle person when questioned has the same answer to make Spratts lot in Every morning for the last week horejiim been a heavy frost and Satur day there was a cold west wind all Five scholars constituted tho Friday The others wore absent on the excuse of a bad Ben Walker Is not yet Con itable Gann has been searching the owor part of the valley but hasfound no trace of him OB Some believe Walker has left for as he was speaking of taking that trip some time But I would add that only Ma friends arc of that Jim Burton is Improving rapidly and will no doubt bo perfectly well before Allison Is engaged in papering the house of Palmer at aillium has been working for Taylor on Soutu Fork for the lust few There Is some talk of a dance at Kernvllle on the 26th but it Is noc decided Worlds Fair Board Meeting The county board of Worlds Fair commissioners met Friday evening for tho transaction of some Important busi There were present Chairman Secretary Fer Jastro and A number of communications were read touching the county and among others ono from making application for tho position of booth tender at the Chicago exposition to take charge of Kerns dis As that matter has to go before the state tho communication was Tho question of preparing a souvenir and other literature ana pho tograph and engravings was thor oughly and that of prepar ing the pamphlet and souvonlr was re ferred to Brower and WagHtall with full power to prepare and have Tho album of Illustrations was a subject which WOH continued until certain parties could be conferred with in the city regarding tho grouping and printing of and Kerns emblem was decided state commissioner for Kern loft for tho city Friday night with sucli information as the board could impart to present to the state board which meets on Tues day and Wednesday of next Cooke the prominent at torney who recently located Is the representative of a number of eastern capitalists who desire to loan a large amount of money on Kern county real Persons who desire to obtain money on their property at B per cent would do well to make application of Caldwell for such sum as the may ;