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Bakersfield Daily Californian (Newspaper) - February 16, 1892, Bakersfield, California T vol. Iii. No. 39.Bakersfield, Kern county Cal. Tuesday Fer Rua by us 1892. Price 5 cents. An what the leading citizens say boil it. The Republican club. Interesting meeting held last night. The proceedings. Tim Bakersfield will never co ahead i util it i it done the senti ii int Iti Versal. The ill estion of incorporating Bakers Fiehl giving it a Strong government Good streets Ami sidewalks and in a t Housand ways benefiting and beautify ing the town is one which interests every citizen he he taxpayer or not. The Manifest advantages of incorporation Are so Many and the valid objections to it so few that it has no longer Leeomea question with the solid citizens of shall it he done but Only when it shall be done. Some move toward incorporating Bakersfield should be made at once i and the sooner the latter. Below will la pursuant to Call a number of re pub cleans met in Tim supreme court room monday night. The meeting was called to order by a. La. Scribner. S. C. Smith was chosen temporary chairman and ii. A a. Bender Secretary. After some discussion of ways and Means the chairman appointed a committee of nine on permanent organization and membership As follows h. In. Bender a. A. Doherty s a Burnup c. E. Sherman j. By. Scribner in. E. Elliott a. W. Wiley b. A. Hayden and k. A. Edmunds. A general discussion followed and a committee of t Bree was chosen by the chair to urge the building of a wigwam j to bt1 used by All parties. It was held that a cheap Structure could in made very useful for various purposes and that if citizens join together the Structure could easily be built. S. A. Bur-1 Nap a. J. Doherty and f. E. Valentine were appointed members of this committee. It was announced that Steps Are being work will within or omm wicca ton Days. All the hights id Way secured. Something about the new line. A personal. Or. And min. A. S. Tevis left for san Francisco monday night. Sid a Alser returned from a trip to the hot Springs on monday. D. M. Pyle goes to Fresno tonight to attend the horticultural convention. Came to town from sunday returning miscellaneous. Be found Brief interviews with some of tile citizens of Bakersfield on the ques taken toward the formation of another lion of incorporation and from Day to Day As space will permit interviews will run until everyone who Bas anything to say for or against the proposed improvement has been heard. S. A. Fergusson tin agent for tile Kern county land company said a personally i am strongly in favor of incorporating this town at the earliest possible moment. Tile company i represent will oppose it but i say freely it is my conviction that this town will never grow and thrive until it has a government of its own. Look at our police. Aah by i have been told a dozen times by men coming Here that their Only objections to Bakersfield was that tile Lawless element run things As they pleased. Aah a need the Strong hand of a town marshal and Bis deputies men who w ill do their duty and then if that class of parasites who toil not neither do they spin a but continue to live and dress Well remain Here they can by taken care of. A again Bakersfield should have the Best streets of and town in California. Ave have it our very doors on the one Side tin finest gravel Beds Iii the world Aud on the other Side inexhaustible Beds of Asphaltum. Aah till proper streets made and uttered there could be kept running on Boti sides of every thoroughfare in this town constantly running streams of pure Witter which in the hot summer Days would not Only lower Tho temperature but insure Good health by swooning away All refuse ii lid garbage. In summer honour streets become overgrown with weeds. So Rich i our soil Here that weeds which elsewhere grow As weeds Here become veritable tree.-. The people outside of the town object to expending the county Money for fixing in streets of this town. They say they have As Good a right to have the door Yards of their ranches cleaned As a people who live Here Aud they have hut once let us incorporate Aud we can change All that. A incorporate by Jill Means and that Iii once is my opinion of the matter a concluded or. Fergusson emphatically. E. E. Young Secretary of Tho land company w As asked for his views Ami answered a if any of us should blushed to live in a land which bad no government we would indignantly refuse no matter what other inducements might in offered. Vet a town or City is a Niin Aturo world and needs a special government of its own. The association and aggregation of individuals create new conditions which necessitate new rules of action not applicable to sequestered Rural districts. A have have to pay for what we get. Ana cannot expect the advantages of City life tit the expense of the county j taxpayer. Ave must vote on what we want and then pay for it when we get it. The county taxpayers Are not will-1 Jug to la taxed to put Down our sidewalks. They arc not particular whether our streets Are properly severed or lighted. A a briefly if we mean to attach ourselves to the rear cur of the nineteenth Century train of Progress we should resolve ourselves into a political unit. A flip unit is the basis of All legislation is Well As tile science of numbers. Paraphrasing the words of a great statesman Aud applying them to Bakersfield Assi town we would say we must incorporate we must incorporate or we must Nav. Ii. Scribner said he was in favor of corporation whenever it could be Bown that the assessment Roll of the proposed City was sufficient to pay Iii taxes for the improvements the citizens now pay for by subscription. Tin hold tilt tis hoodlum Clement Lins Iii this town is not Only surprising but alarming of the irresponsible element is to run the affairs of kids town elect the the officers and practically make and interpret the Laws the sooner tile Tow n puts up the sign a for rent Rhean a and moves out the better for the accent people. The time has come for action when the men of pro Yerty Aud standing must array themselves on one Side of this question or the other. Every town in the Valley has had a Bif Ilar experience and in every instance where the respectable element Bas Given the hoodlums open Battle they Nave won. Fresno bad to have a vigilance committee before the toughs Wen conquered and it May come to such a pass that Bakersfield will lie form to follow its example. Let it in Iio a ii not. I lieu re tora to on will save such a disgraceful necessity. T. J. Bucko re is circulating a list for membership in an athletic club which it is intended to organize Here soon. He is meeting w till great Success. Drum corps. Some forty gentlemen were present and several Short but enthusiastic speeches were delivered when the meeting adjourned to meet again at insulin place on monday evening february 29th. The Kern county exhibit. A timely warning to the Raisin and fruit growers. A letter of warning Lias been issued by tile Southern California world s fair association to the fruit growers. Among it her t linings it say in a from the crop of 1892 Southern California must make her Raisin exhibit at tin columbian exposition. Our raisins will there be brought in Competition w Ith those from All famous Raisin producing sections of the world. It is possible for us in the contest to carry of i the first honors but in order to do so some systematic work must lie done. Every grower should select frill11 the Best part of his Vineyard is certain portion to he set aside for this purpose. Thorough cultivation the question of fertilizers and water should receive due attention. A matter the grapes have set ill inferior hunches should lie thinned out leaving Only the most perfect. A a and i in i Ripe the gathering and curing should receive the Best attention that can in Given. No Small grapes should lie left in a Bunch the raisins should be covered every night and during the Day also when the heat is too great or in the neighbourhood of Loo degrees a reicheit. A much will depend upon the boxes and the manner Iii which the fruit is Kern county Oil Wells. Or. Louis Blanc Thoni the Oil expert who has lit ii prominent in tined Supply company a management has retired from tin t position though retaining ids interests in tile association. He Lias associated himself with messes. Ila. Blodgett and Solomon Jewett Bankers of Bakersfield be will manage Anil develop their extensive Oil and Asphalt interests including tin Standard Asphalt company. Or. Blai Ikehorn is now erecting a refinery it Bakersfield including Large storage tanks stills and other appliances for refining tin heavy Maltha or liquid Asphalt now produced from a number j of Wells near Bakersfield into a Brilliant i varnish Asphaltum. The yield of these j Wells is fifty barrels a Day having a Gravity of 90 degrees Baume. The i wit bin ten Days from this anti tween three and four Hundred men and teams will be put on the new Branch Road tube built by the Southern Pacific Railroad company from their Yards in Bakersfield to a Junction with the Armona and Tracy Branch at the Edge of tin san Luis Obispo county line. I ack of space prevents More than a Mere mention it it a the new Road today but tomorrow a full account in detail will lie Given of tile new Enterprise one which will lie of untold Benefit to Kern county. Tile new Road will lie about forty Miles in length and w ill run in a southwesterly direction from the Yards at i Sumner just South of the Bellevue and Stockdale ranches and on through some of tilt richest portions of the county to the term inns tapping the in a exhaustible Asphaltum Beds Aud Hunch Petroleum veins which abound in that Section. Evidence of the interest timing taken in tin building of the Road is clearly shown by the fact that the Kern county Lund company has Aloin sold i Over $400,000 Worth of land along a proposed route of the new Branch and have under Way negotiations for property Worth half As much More. These sales Are outside of the sales j made by numerous real estate firms that have not As yet Liei ii reported. In addition the Oil Industry w Hose works will be located Iii this City the i erection of which have already begun i will furnish work is soon As tin line is i completed for a Large number of men town team in j. Taunton Captain in this City. And right Wing goal Mitch buy a Iii every Way tin new Road promises hucks la. A. Blodgett and Al. E. Anno Hen Benefit and since its course will gel halfback f. E. A Alentine j. Ltd i William Rankin a Alk. Re Basin on today. Bernard Bimat a wealthy sheep i owner of Kern county w As in the City i mom Lay. Emil Dinkelspiel returned from san i Francisco on sunday accompanied by j miss Alice it Iroe Niebaum. Bis wife a i sister. Tin misses mollify entertained a number of friends last evening at their cosy Home on fifteenth and la streets. The evening was devoted to w Hist and music followed by Dainty refreshments. Mrs. J. E. Kershaw left for Lier Home in billion Ohio on sunday. She was accompanied As far As los Angeles holier sister mrs. It it. I. Fish and her son it. In Kershaw. Mrs. Kershaw has been visiting Here with Lier son and Lier sister for nearly a year during which time sin has made Many friends All of whom regret her departure. The evening before she left for her Home Iii it fido ii minibar of her nearest friends called and surprised her with ii souvenir of her visit. Mrs. J. S. Drury made the j presentation. Among those present were mesdames j. S. Drury a. J. Me lend it. M. Walker. A. Shafer misses Jessie e. Mcleod in in Allen and Eli fish. Foot Ball. Grand leap year Ball Iii i in if. At Niederaur a opera House monday evening feb. 22d, m to ii tin Clay. Mrs. La. F. I Oil itch mrs it m Walker miss Kila Fay mis Amite her shift old c. Ii. Goldberg Nail Dave it la Irso it fold. Commit eth of Arrango menu , f Vinn Iitto or to. 1 Borgwordt sr., mrs. i into j get till i mrs. I. Bryant mrs. La. Vav. Price and mrs floor i i Rector miss Emma floor yet a in it tit tickets Lier couple including in ppr k. Condi t. Mrs. 0. I. Flail o. I. Mattson miss i nit i i Doudiet miss Al Init i Billa Rheum a mrs it. M. Walker. I Knell. miss min Las mrs. I $1.50. The teams for the big match Selec de. St 11 yesterday the teams for the town and country in Hie great game of football to be played on february 22d w Ere selected As follows Kern county improvement co., Bakersfield Kern county cae. Offers for Sale improved lands Orchards Ani vineyards a t Low prices ii my on Eutsy terms. In remodelling those in the Purchase of not antagonize in any great degree the building of any of tin proposed new railroads its building should lieu cause j for congratulation upon the part of ill of our citizens. Arbor Day. Sensible suggestion from the superintendent of schools. In a circular just issued to the school trustees teachers and pupils of Kern county Alfred Harrell the superintendent of schools says a within thi past five years much Money leis been expended in Kern county in erecting new school houses already built and new and modern school furniture. The marked improvement in this direction Speaks Well for the citizens and taxpayer who have voluntarily taxed themselves heavily that the children of t he county May occupy commodious Aud suitable quarters. But while i. Much Bas been accomplished in this direction one of tin most important yet least expensive Means of beautifying tin school surroundings and adding to their Comfort Lins in i ii almost if not entirely neglected the grounds adjacent to these structures remain Iii Many instances wholly in i m proved. Iii the majority of districts tile school premises Are Barren of any tree shrill or Flower and in places even choked with a growth of unsightly weeds. A none will dispute that this is a condition that should he remedied without unnecessary delay i therefore respectfully suggest that Friday Mardi 4th, 1892, be observed throughout the count y and that at that time ail . Dudley right Wing Al Sborne Centre it. I. Fox left w ing in a. Leehner e. Kitchen. Country team Captain and rigid Wing i l Ashford goal Aldwell backs Cumber and s. De Bailey half backs j. White a. T. Thomas j. Arclar right Wing l. It. Ashford Center stunner Hayes left w ing j. Pennington 1. J. Cd Nice. Or. Snook Lins been selected As referee and ii. D. Wright and d. J. A Midge As umpires for the country Aud town res i Lect i pc by. J lie game w ill be one of the most sex Cit ing a i Bletie contests Ever wit Nassed in this Valley As both teams Are fillip determined to win. I to jut the want column of the daily a 1,1 i Oum a n. New today. To. R. Jameson wholesale commission merchant horses Ami cattle bought and fifty tons of Good Barley Hay for Sale at a bargain. The Kern county improvement company is the Only reliable company in Kern county that makes to business of planting and taking cure or Orchards and vineyards for non residents. By will soil you unit Plant it to Vine mid Tret a awl bring it to full bearing it Price that will net yen us p. R cent on Fin investment after 3 yearn. We handle Only tile Best i mid for fruit growing mid non resident buying without freeing the Hinds Din retd a shred of isling treated fairly and Choice lot i icing selected for them mid the very be rare and attention Given to Vliem. Tins company is under the direct management of then Centra Boseo tubies who Are Well known in the fruit business. They Are also proprietors of the Kern Valley Nursery situated on nineteenth Street Bakeri Leld i hit fur ii it Aud carry u full Ntolik of Allkind iof Trees and vines fruit Trees Shade Trees ornamental Trees roses Etc. Bold i of every description at Tho love Frt Market rate t ree guaranteed True to name Aud free from pests. For particular apply Al the Umery or add re Kern county improvement co., Bakersfield Cai. Ite Ferlinc Kern Valier Hank. Luke Ndu old oui. It filitia we to. R. Jameson s. Bakersfield. Fluff it Bogin too Rig bit Quot i the Ingleside. Inv hot Yock Savino in the citizens Mutual building and loan Assoc a of Bakersfield authorized capital $1,000,000. Share $100 each. Same firm ii also engaged in developing Etc rate Hll our Public schools take lighter oils for fuel purposes. A a tjom Ith a View o in. Industries have of late been quite a Vij Aru a ratifying our school source of Trade for local Simily houses. Piantin Skles and Dowers. Or. Blankenhorn is an Able business tif climatic conditions Man who Bas no Superior in ins line of Lynu Mitru it to Able Angelus Lar Rall or. Blankenhorn is sit the Southern and in a few Days will have some interesting facts concerning tin of Wells for publication. Card of thanks. Tile ladies of the Baptist Church a sire to express their thanks to tin Bakersfield Silver bund to mrs. A s. Rogers and Jill who so ably missis cd her to Jib who contributed either toward making tin baskets or the lunch to till them to tin City press for their kindly notices and to any others who either by their time presence or Money helped to make the Tipsy festival such it social and financial Success. The Gross receipts timing 218.1and tin net receipts $168.90. By order of tin committee. My. Baw kit Trews. The dental Art. There Lins been a great demand fur Bridge and Crown work on Gold plate. I am now prepared with the Best of materials for that department and have engaged the services of an expert assistant to make u specially of this work. My j prices Are As Low As they Are in Chicago or new York. A band see the work i him doing. J. D. Van , dentist. Flod Iti fishes Block. The trial of is Capoul Montano for the stealing of Cattie is still in Progress before judge Conklin and a jury. For Mountain schools it is suggested that the trustees of those districts designate a later Aud More suitable hotel arrivals v it -.ullin, s f is i my. Id ii i Kui to. L a v orb. Ventura i f Feck. Kre no k c Ort Iff a s f ii Keyman do i o Burn do s w Fermi la try i. La Kellogg s k ii Jin Ell do j Vav Onger. Fresno k Dudley do Vav i Bittie k Lull Bouillin. Stockton mrs swi doth Kusic la . Rosedale la Mogi than s i mrs a Kvan. Tai s Bovine. H f a old Hindt i. A h i. Vav rigs t 1. J Hartman s i i. Illano Euborn. In a Tail a Vav n a Bevil a we s f Vav h Brno Croft. Do s o St John. Fresno a Kritine do i s Cotan 8 i ii a a Hope Ilu k Sutter ism a. F lilt. Indian having taken Possession of the Ingleside formerly occupied by tile late a. I. Thoms i am prepared to furnish the Best of table Board Al Lowes prices. Cleanliness and Hood fare is my motto. Mrs. Kate Seymour. Fluid of Wood Wood g. C. Shepard is prepared to furnish parties desiring Wood in Large quantities at very close figures. Small quantities of Wood delivered Jit any Purl of the City promptly. Yards located at terminus of Street car line South of court House. Pri a Dent secretory cd want k. Kellott in. Brown. Vice a re a Dent a John m t re u re a Job ii j Mack. Keith Dike a Tok in. K. Kellott i David Lindi fold. W. It a go of j Mack a co operative savings institution. Keith Wiley Alt you it an not afford Der plan of operation insures Large a Toft and us Widuto Security to in vet tor. To be without Stock Iii till company by vol a i Low k. It Muki Yotz kit Imai Ami Thrifty. It will Mark vol Wonky. It App to vol it 1npkiknpknck. Stock can be subscribed for at the Bank of Bakersfield of e. E. Elliott or 0. Hirshfeld. Send for a prospectus. I Maude on Munday evening or. And or a. Tracy gave i card party at their residence for the entertainment of their Nephew and Niece or. And mrs. Frank la Erry of Lennox muss. Those i present were mrs. Or. Lio Jig mrs. J. J a. Jameson miss lot tie Raker Jessie my Leo i Maude Morrill messes. T. A. Raker. J. A James fib Lints. E. Jew Ett ii. Me Leoti amt Charles i. Sherman. Rev. William Ford n in tails d. In assistant Bishop of tins diocese will preach in is i aul s Dpi Shoal Church thursday evening commencing at 8 of clock and w ill also administer the rite of confirmation. To reduce Stock i will sell five More new Home or Wheeler a Wilson no. 1 9 sewing machines it a it each Cath. Jail def r. J. White agent. J. Telephone no. Fri ii Quot his real estate insurance Etc. Have Many a your eyes tested at a. Told Jyl Hlf James Grubb town today. Of Callante was Iii of it clams in Kyd Khy kk8pect private rooms and Entrance for ladies. Fresh Eastern oysters Frozen amp Iii Shell always of bund. Special arrangements for banquets parties Etc. Open Day and night. Meal from Zoc a. Fiend Pinner 76c. A Kkt Wiki d. Cal. »u6dt fill Anil final proofs made on government lands. 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