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Bakersfield Daily Californian (Newspaper) - February 23, 1892, Bakersfield, California Vol. Iii. No. Bakersfield Kerr county. Cal. Tuesday february 2m, Isile. Price 5 Cento. How the turns famous out to by explosion a joke. Sudden death. Miss Minnie Hunt succumbs to la Grippe this morning. I til. Dot ugly the a lid turn out to in brakeman. Tho explosion to gasoline St of. The lid for l it Railroad men tire just now holding their sides and howling Over the joke on the detectives unconsciously perpetrated by two brakeman on last thursday night near pose Ami which has been Telegraph i All Over the state As a fiendish attempt to wreck and Rob an express train by placing a powerful explosive on the Railroad track. Constable Mills and Deputy consta bleat. Packard Are the officers who discovered the perpetrators of the crime and they Tell the following Story on the night in question freight train no. Us Wilson conductor South bound received orders to take the siding at peso for the regular South bound passenger train which was reported on time. The train men concluded to Cook their supper while Enro Ute so As to have ample time to enjoy it while on tile sidetrack at peso and to this end a Small gasoline stove they carried in the caboose was refilled with volatile and lighted. Some of the gasoline had been spilled on the top of the stove and it suddenly ignited frightening the brakeman who hastily opened the rear door of the car and pitched the stove out onto the track instead of throwing it to one Side or the other. The passenger train came Rushing along a few minutes later Aud the great driving wheels of the locomotive struck tile stove freeing the gasoline which ignited and exploded scattering the burning Oil Over the track and for an instant enveloping the engine in a Sheet of fire. When tile passenger train reached peso and the explosion was reported the freight men never thought for a moment of their gasoline stove Aud it was not until detective Hilly Smith of the Southern Pacific returned from tile scene of the alleged attempted robbery with pieces of the stove which he thought were portions of the casing of tile dynamite bomb that the truth dawned on them. They then concluded to say nothing hut when asked by Mills and Packard about the affair owned up to the truth. Thus does a magnificent sensation fall to the ground in ruins and the dreaded train robbers lose a Laurel from their Crown of de sex rate deeds. Helping them out. An official opinion has been rendered by assistant attorney general Payson to the state Board of equalization holding that assessors arc entitled to the assistants provided for in flu political code. Or. Payson also holds that county clerks Are entitled to the assistance provided for Iii the code for preparing a new great Register. Iii both the above instances the Cote a sensation was provided for before the accepted the office. It is not increased compensation within the meaning of the late Case. Section a u of the county government act exempts present incumbents from the provision providing for a a salary Iii full compensation for All Minnie Hun ter of e. S. Hunt residing near i Corner of nineteenth and n sin was found in a dying condition onto or of her bedroom shortly after i night this morning. Miss Hunt has been suffering i several months from an attack of la Grippe contracted during the holidays Jane from Winch she seemed much better and yesterday was feeling exceptionally Well. Past night sin left Home Al out to of clock stating she was going to visit some of the neighbors. She returned about 9 o clock but made no mention of feeling ill and shortly afterwards retired. In tile same room with miss Hunt two of her Sisters were also sleeping and about i ii it of clock this morning they were awakened by hearing moans apparently coming from in adjoining room. The two girls went at once to the bed occupied by their sister hut found it empty hut on the floor beside the bed where she had evidently fallen in her struggles Lay Minnie. It took but an instant to alarm the household and a messenger was at once sent for a physician while the parents put their daughter Back in lied and ix-0jj, Gall tile work of trying to relieve Lier distress. The girl lived Only a few moments after being discovered dying before the arrival of the physician. The deceased was 19 years of age and a native daughter. She came Here from Gault about a year ago with Lier parents and was a very Bright intelligent girl. It was decided by the Coroner today that an inquest upon the remains was unnecessary As death was evidently due to natural causes. Tile funeral will take place tomorrow from the residence. To athletic Cli a Brilliant fathering at tin ladies Bailee. The attendance Over three hundreds the decorations and supper. Members meet and organize on saturday night. Officers elected and a Hoard managers chosen another meeting tonight. Of if there was a single tired daughter Ltd Rebecca that did not go Home from the Peak year Hall Happy this morning for it was morning before anybody went Home,.then he must he an ungrateful daughter and Giitl cult to please and satisfy. Noted As is Bakersfield for the brilliancy of its social entertainments the Hall last night surpassed in almost every res Greet any similar Allah Given in this City for a Long Long time. The daughters of Rebecca worked incessantly last week Iii preparing for their dance Aud were ably seconded in their efforts by the Young ladies of the City not members of the order. Tile result was what it always is when the ladies make a determined Effort namely a pronounced Success. The Hall was prettily and profusely decorated and in a new and novel Way which Udd Ial much to the Beauty of the scene. From tile sides Aud Corners of the room stretched Iii Graceful curves from the ceiling to the ran Long ropes of evergreens. On the bracket lights on tile Side Walls and i adorning the stage were great baskets i of Bright hued Flowers and delicate ferns while from the curtain rails and j covering the windows Hung Rich tapestries of Brillian lilies. Here and there i about the room canaries swung in j gilded cages and judging from the flood of Melody that poured from their tiny til Routs the Birds enjoyed tile dance too. At one end of the Hall was the motto of Hie order. The words a Friendship love and truth worked in evergreens and trimmed about the Silken banners of the Lodge giving the Bull and a Fine picture of George Washington were wreaths of Smilax the pictures motto and banners being worked into a harmonious whole the design being both intricate and pretty. In the Center of the Hull stood a mini Ture Well with a the old Oaken bucket suspended from the time honoured wheel and Chain the Well being made of Smilax. Over in the recess of the Hay window was the lemonade stand Hie Alcove being completely hidden should Lief to wed ten in our Sizer. T. Gentlemen Tov requested to accept any and and invitation Given them by ladies to partake of lemonade or other St on drink As tin will tie their Only Chance for the next four years it. Ladle in Esow Tiue the ii partners Home w ill please not Tarry too Unis at the Cate a. Violation of tile above rules will cause the offender to Tat summarily dealt with in Accord i Auoe with the leap year i i it of Kern county.1 Luxor la p. S. V by order of the l n Koi tiv i of it tikk. To e rules were faithfully observed with the exception of the clause con i Kerning pocket books and the violation a due solely to the fact the boys a did no to have the dance programme was very neat j was in fact in keeping Iii the taste and style displayed with All other things and it provided for no less than eighteen dunces with three the three Quot extras were Many times Multi a plied before morning and every Milliner w As enjoyed. From the first step Iii the grand i March until the last turn in tin very 1 last Walt the dancers lost no time sex i Cep for supper. At Midnight the ladies Aud gently men were marshalled in one Long line Aud marched into an adjoining room where the tallies were spread. The repast was a sumptuous one and was j served by the excellent corps of waiters j from i i Southern hotel. The menu j was admirably adapted to the needs of i the dancers Anil the tables were Lait j in handsome style. It is with regret that the list of names of those present As Well As a de j script iou of some of the Beautiful tot j Lettes worn is found ton lengthy for the space today. The leap year Ball is Over but it j will Long lie Deniem tiered us a Brilliant and successful social event and one which was so managed As to reflect upon All oui cried. The financial results will be Given tomorrow. Limn is dead to a j it be of Lam a cure crop an exciting game. Neither town or country win a goal in the football game. With festoons of evergreens and Flowers. Of forming wisely tile two principal tilings Nee some thirty Odd of the fifty five gentlemen who signed Hie Roll of membership for tin purpose ail athletic club met in Mattson shall Cussary to the Success of any dance were on saturday night for the purpose of Moh it Quot ref my looked filter viz., the. J a music and Hie floor. The tonner Conin Gam my. Piglet 0f a fun string orchestra and tile the meeting was called to order by Taylors military brass bund the two t. Packard Arn a temporary chair a alternating throughout the evening. And Secretary elected in the it was b o Dock before the guests be Gan to arrive and then tor More than Man Arm Secretary persons of s. L. Blodget and j. J.,., Farley respectively. The chairman 1 a a our a steady Stream of carriages then briefly stated the objects of tin hotel arrivals. K a Holt. S f Vav Senna Tukli. City min , s k ii Miller. S e m n Britt its e m Pagan s f a a Roy Rev i. A h ii Fairchild. City Vav j i Honan Oroville a Brown. Kernville d n Bilbo w in. La i s dined Kiel. S f Vav j shuttle. St King. Louisville k Hermans Syracuse tur Southern. J is Treadwell. Oak k h Nason Fowler s e Bailey. 8 f m Coffee City Aull Billian. S f b s Bacon i. A of i Liugi Viau. S k t o a Neney Modesto m in Oti Lentz s k Vav h Sui it ii s f i. Piti Welspiel a of s a b Hay a w i Ohio i new Murk i a ii la Mayberry i. A k a Sherman to in eau. A. Tibbet l. Blodget. 1st Lieuten Lieut giant lost Reward. I _ in sunday last in the streets of b Esfield or on the roads Iii the in my hate Vicinity a red leather Gill bunk coi Taing tapers of no value except to the owner. The Book also Connable i numerous Railroad Pas is which the finder is caution d against attempting to use the same having been counter-11hin�?� ii i by Telegraph. A Liberal Reward w ill i paid for the return of the Book to it. B. Barton daily it Alii Muni an office. Tile Well known and popular favourites to Jill Grismer and Photic Davies supported by their own company will appear at Niederaur s opera House on next monday night february us ii presenting for Hie first time Here the Jill at comedy drama a the burglar a written by Augustus Thomas author of a file burglary is adapted from mrs. Her Nett Story and the author has a comp listed quite a feat in producing such a play i rom the charming Little Stony which forms its basis. St. Paul Guild will meet at the Rector s next wednesday at Uso o clock. It u ing St. Mat to dash Day there will be a service Iii the Church at i o clock. The Rector would like to see As Many a lit As possible As be wishes to us porn dress til tame. On some mutters of import miss Calhoun of san Francisco is Iii the City for the purpose of organizing a a Las in elocution. The lady comes from a family several members of which Are already famous on tin histrionic stage. Fresh oysters and Nice teams at a. Blanchin near express office. Deu Lotf stated the meeting and outlined what it was Hoyh d the club would be Able to do Vav ii in i once organized. The record of Hie old club one of the most famous in the state during its existence was recalled and the belief expressed that what the a boys of Bakersfield had i done once they could and would do again. I the members then proceeded with the election of it Emu Cunt officers As i follows president s. L. Blodget \ vice president w. K. Houghton j treasurer t. A. Baker Secretary j. Earley. Directors mid Hoard of Man lagers a. M. Belick e. L. Willow h. L. Packard f. Carillo g it. A. Baker and s. I Captain t. Packard i ant Louis Lacour urn j James it. Daly. A committee consisting of t. Packard j m. Belick and j. Earley i was appointed to draft a Constitution i and by Laws and a second committee of three consisting of s. L lilo get t a. Baker Aud t. Packard was instructed to look at the various building in town suitable for a club room and report on the same. It was announced that the membership Roll now contained sixty names j and there were sufficient applications for admission to swell the list to events Tive names. W. E Houghton in ii. Willow and i. La Dudley were appointed As a committee to solicit membership. The ii it Iii then adjourned to reconvene at 9 of clock tonight at Mattson shall for the pure use of bearing committee report. It is expected i hat tile Oiler of la Blanche the Marine who ibis written that lie will let a Here tomorrow and forfeit a Bio to any Man he cannot Stop in six rounds will la taken up tonight hut it is doubtful whether or not tire club will take any hand in getting lit Iii a i lobe a match prof sol Young Dutchy Well known As a i mixer throughout tin Valley arrived Here sunday from san Francisco to meet la Blanda and say he is willing to make a Mutch with the Marine to a finish with skin tight or two Ouma gloves. Dutchy thinks tin Marine will give up his trip after ids recent Enji Ericlee wit ii the coloured pugilist in los Angeles. It is announced that George Cowden and win. Taylor. Infill coloured have in Een matched for a finish tight either Here or at Sumner on next saturday night. The tight will be for a purse and the Gate receipts. To reduce Stock i will sell five More new Home or Wheeler a Wilson no. Ii sewing machines at each Cath. Jyl Lotf in j. White agent. Continued to pour their loads of youth and i Tea u to into tin brilliantly lighted Hull. It was leap year and the Young Between three and four Hundred people witnessed the great match game of football monday Between the town and country elevens at the Ball Park. Not Only was the grand stand Well filled but there were a half Hundred vehicles of All sorts and descriptions stationed inside the guard rails. There were a number of ladies present and apparently they infill understood Aud enjoyed the game More than Dill the men. Especially Quick were the fair sex in recognizing the Good plays and they were More than generous with their applause. The weather was a made to order for outfit sir sports the Day being warm and Cloudy while the grounds were in excellent condition for Good hard work. It was 2 45 of clock when the bail was i kicked off by the town team. It was carried with a Rush into the Vicinity of the country teams goal and sonic excellent playing ensued. In fact from Start to Call of time the game was marked by hot exciting work by both elevens it seemingly being the deter initiation of each Captain to win if lie could Aud if he to keep the miscellaneous. Earth to Earth 11is own in tits to win fails to Iii Kern county. Land in Kern county will produce the largest of raisins Aud fruits of All kinds in the world. Rile terms Are the most Liberal and the prices More reasonable than in any Othet irrigated Section of the state. A Tine list of improved and unimproved Laud. Vineyard land a specially. For further information apply to or address Edl wait do i. Elliott Cal. Kern county improvement co., Bakersfield Kern county Cal. Offers for Sale improved lands Orchards and vineyards at Low prices and on easy terms. Ladies entered into the spirit of the of j Oiler Side from securing a goal Canion with a zest born of the Seldom j Atter ii hot tussle the Ball wus Carrh a occurring Opportunity. Thev were am cd from the country a goal by a Good tenderly solicitous about their delicate j run l,.v Lashford resulting in the Young Mon and saw that their throats j country obtaining a Corner kick Yulee were Well wrapped their overcoats i doing some Good work buttoned and their hats on straight. I tin Bull timing put in play again the i arriving a the Hall they left their a to tors witnessed some Lively work on both sides Taunton of the town 1 eleven timing especially Clever making the Kern county improvement company is the Only reliable company in Kern county that makes a business of planting and taking cure of Orchard and vineyards for non residents. We will sell you Laud Alnut it to Vine Aud tree mid Brin it to full bearing it Price that will net you too per cent on the investment after ii year. We handle Only the beat i i lid for fruit growing and uoti re ident buying without mating in land can rest assured of being treated fairly and Choice lot being selected for them and the very Best care Aud attention Given to them. This company is under the direct management of the is Ceasro Boot Zeiss who Are Well known in the fruit business. They Are also proprietors of Tho Kern Valley Nursery situated of nineteenth Street Bakersfield California Aud ferry a full Stock of Alt kinds of Trees and vines fruit Trees Shade Trees ornamental tree Resea Ete. Of every Klesc Riplon at the in we to Market rate. Trees guaranteed True to name Ani forefront kist for particular apply at the no Aery or address Kern county improvement co., Baker Flold Cal. Reference Kern Valley Bank. Bakersfield. Cal. We build you a Home Bakersfield building and loan association. Capital authorized $1,0 >0,000. Hilares $20 each. La. A. J Astro president. In a. I , treasurer. Nikk Juth vice president. Go. W. Prick Secretary. Charges it hit dressing room door and fluttering away to give a Hasty glance at their own toilets they hurried Hack for fear the poor boys would get out Iii Hie Hall proper and get lost Iii tilt Ever moving throng or would is imposed upon by some horrid girl just ii crust several Burd tries to soon hut owing to Stevens goal keeping the efforts were without Success half time was called and after changing ends the country again took they were for the moment unprotected. Bit pm put in play and for Norm the reception committee consisting j of mesdames in f. Con diet j. O. I Mattson g. Vav. Price o. I. Fish in i l Borg a nit sr., l. Ury Intond miss Lottie Barker received tin guests on i Folia of of the daughters of Rebecca while ii. F. Co dict tile High grand collector of tickets Dave lir shield High caterer to upper and con ii. Goldberg chairman of hic a do nothing committee assisted them by standing around and watching the women work. At to o clock tin floor of tile Ball room was filled with fully one Hundred and fifty couples. The ladies made the occasion one for tin presentation of handsome Toilette and Iii a1 this great state famed for the Beauty of its we it men there could not have i teen gathered under one roof last night a company presenting More feminine loveliness than that which graced the leap year Bull. Ben the hour for dancing Arri it to miss Emma Suei Ider the floor manage. And her utile assistants misses Lottie Condict Annie Hirshfeld i d la Fay a into mesdames r. M. Walker and l. Heels a Heinie members of tilt floor committee took charge til affairs. Every lady Aud gentleman had been provided with a copy of tin following rules and re inductions in ult pc Hui in it ii at id r Jun tax i will no la i i i will i i Cusi re the Kent ii Ilmet to Tat i Iii tilt re Laflin will plea Jila Tach int ail Virl pm t 1 Luke Lenino of fun a i Micket Bomi Belt lilt ii it t Lino univ lilt i ii Reaa ats. A. I. In by it a in eco. A Nee m trivial Down to italic an req hunted to t Ini a i it a Ain Intuit Dev lint Malta re i urn t Tivin to try fur any Jval Lunan by ii Dur Fink a even i a. Heart them touch place i they tire Well wrap a let it Hie Bull room in food time kept it in tin enemies territory but tile town backs met every Rush anti i despite the strenuous efforts put Forth the country lads failed to secure the coveted goal. Thomas was conspicuous j for ids plucky playing. So it went to i neither Side being aide to drive the Ball Between the goal posts Aud finally when time was Ca i it i the result was no score. Besides the players mentioned of a. Blodget s. I lilo get and a i. My Alpine of the town eleven and the Ahu brei Brothers of t lie country team deserve set Cejna mention As also do Mitch by via of t he town and Stevens of the country for their work As goal keepers. Tile teams were the same As announced with the exception of out or two changes. It. Ltd Ali Well wits referee and e. W. Wright Ami t. the umpires for tile country and town in a actively. A a return mat. I. Will lie played Between the same teams on sunday March till next. Wood Wood g. C. Shepard is prepared to furnish parties desiring Wood in Large quantities at very close figures. Small quantities of Wood delivered it any part of the City promptly. Yard located at terminus of Street car line South of court House. Tile system provides the Means for Small stockholders to build a Home on easy payments tit to very Low rate of interest. Tile third tories will soon lie issued. Apply to the Secretary for a few share Sud Lay tile foundation for a competency. Felt def relieve that cough do. Bennett a cough Lictus the mighty Hauler prepared from the original reel of or. Lieunette a celebrated English and German physician. Brice 35 and 50 cts per bottle. Prepared Only by bl.odgh3t a it dts Bixby chemists to the people a Ken Valley pharmacy. Fish Block Bakersfield. Fur Branch Oppositi depot Sumner Ca May he obtained Day or night. £21 in Lim his i. I Iii la i i la a m in pm Iii Union meat Market j. H. Patten. Flits class in Kef by ii Khi act. Choice Boot pork veal private rooms and Entrance Mutton amp Salt meats Familia Orden a lit supplied it Low-1 Price for ladies. Deni oysters Frozen amp Iii Shell free us a gun Hakun hand. Special Tsiz men it arrangements for banquets parties Etc. Open Day and night. In 2fie no. French la a Are 75. A k k Raritan. Kal. Suft amp to Tecu it a a have Many a. Your treated at a. Gold Jyl Lotf order within 4. I Jill in it �?��T��?~1 Ini of h i hints Tia int the it Jim Tiu in arc a it jilted i i. Should ii ecu the Friend the Nixt Cuth to immediately reported t mince a. Although the come lion it Iii the Auingier it a nine gent in men by a u would respectfully in a Ute. Ii y cautioned to Lim la to nut inure Lima fifth it Ding wild to see Hun the i with Clove Al in in i a Aid it u mein Lier of he tit tee plice no i dunce allotted Telephone it. I. W. Willy attorney and a Oun Clor at , Cai. F in Law Nick Britz proprietor. I uart frs for fool and fresh lager commercial lunch served at All hours. Everything i lid mid Aku a a hide. Ott tit one Dot of uni Mutt Biti a i Niederaur Block. Cor 19th and l its. Iliad of for fair grounds. Seki a promo Xii will by reel Mfd up a Kab a Mary Juii. Iw.. Fur ult lamed Mere of land to to leu id to the Kern a or Oro Udd Amoco lion or Hie Jurju of a Raee Trai St Ete., tot the term of five Hil l ten year with the a it Lvi Ink of Titi reithm. I Rise and term to u included Iii the Jim an in a i the Rishi u ripened to reject say a i ail . Add no m. Keck. Secretary protein
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