Mr. Charles Stevens succumbed this morning at a local hospital. He was born January 10, 1876 in Nebraska. He had been a resident of Maricopa for the past 35 years and a resident of Kern County for the past 50 years. He is survived by two half brothers, Claude De Baun, White Plains, N.Y., and one niece, Mrs. E. H. Moss of Columbia, Mo. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and a member of the Maricopa Lodge, F&AM. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel