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From Now To Be Known As The Show You State
The Next Big "OIL FIELDS"
AN "OIL BOOM'' WATTS NO MAN. YOU It OPPORTUNITY IS NOW. THE GROUND FLOOK IS OPKN TO YOU. "MISSOURI" HAS PUT ON UKlt NEW SPRING SUIT TO
SHOW YOU. STOP I LISTEN! LOOK! WAKE-UP! FOR A GREAT "OIL FIELD" IS GOIN(J TO BE BROUGHT IN RIGHT AT YOUR VERY DOOR
OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS COMPANY OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI
IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI, SITUATED ABOUT 10 MILES in a westerly direction, STE GENEVIEVE, being the junction of two K. R. where supplies will be hauled into
the fields; the two R. R. are the FRISCO and the ILLINOIS SOUTHERN, the CITY OF ST. LOUIS, beini? the main supply point.
OIL, GAS, COAL, & MINERALS COMPANY
of STE. GENEVIEVE, MO. (JOINT INTEREST ASSOCIATION.) UNINCORPORATED. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL INTEREST 200,000 SHARES; TREASURY INTEREST
100,000 SHARES; LEASES 15,000 ACRES 50,000 SHARES. PRE-ORGANIZATION 50,000 SHARES NO PROMOTION INTEREST. PAR VALUE $5.00. NON-ASSES SABLE.
BANK OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO., "DEPOSITORY". TRUSTEES: C. W. MEYERS, PRESIDENT, BANK OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO. FRANK OBERMULLER, ENGINEER.
OF MINING, MANAGER DIRECTOR. There are now beinf? offered 50,000 shares or interests of the PRE ORGANIZATION of the OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS CO.
The said funds are for the sole purpose of buyingan equipment for a real test on the 15,000 acres of land, which is held under a FIVE YEAR lease, and as long thereafter, as OIL,
GAS, OR MINERALS are produced. THE ASSOCIATION, plans further to drill as many wells in various parts of the acreairo as our finance will permit thereby, proveing that
we are going to SHOW YOU that there is OIL right here and that also in COMMERCIAL quantities.
We are making YOU our ground floor proposition, inviting YOU to become a member of OUR ASSOCIATION, which has every indication for an OIL FIELD.
AS an inducement, WE are further offering this limited issue of PRE-ORGANIZATION for the 1-5 of the PAR-VALUE, or, $1.00 per interest, believing, that we are conferring a
special privelege to the people of MISSOURI, when offering and soliciting their membership to join this Progressive and MUTUAL-ASSOCIATION.
The BANK OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO., will also receipt for subscriptions and upon completion of OUR ORGANIZATION OR ASSOCIATION there will be given in exchange
by the TRUSTEES, for all subscriptions of the PRE-ORGANIZATION interests, a CERTIFICATE to the OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINELALS COMPANY.
YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS NOW! HURRY! DONT GET LEFT! WAKE UP! OPPORTUNITY is calling to you this very day. It is the same OPPORTUNITY that made thousands
of ALERT people rich at EASTLAND, RANGER, BURKBURNETT and WITCHITA FALLS, TEXAS, in the big fields WEST of us.
The people who make the big MONEY arts the people who heed their opportunity. Men who scorn such opportunity do themselves wrong. They wait until the chances are all
gone. They get in bad and perhaps lose their MONEY and then denounce the OIL business as a FAKE OR SKIN GAME.
Don't be membered among those unfortunates who SOUR on life because they have failed where others have succeeded. The people who have made the BIG MONEY in the
TEXAS, RANGER, BURKBURNETT AND WITCHITA FIELDS were those who hurried when thov saw that a new field was about to be brought in.
The secretof success and great wealth is the ability to determine and invest in the kind of business which, by its very nature, possesses extraordinary profit paying power.
T77"lx."t Mals.es More 3VEillic3a.iiis
Investment of MONEY in the OIL business has made more Millionaires then any other single industry.
The 57-years of Petroleum industry constitutes most entrancing chapter in the history of the world. The story of 57-years of the worlds most marvalous industry is the history of
grandest development, any age or clime or land has ever known. 57-years ago "ROCK OIL'; was a mysterious substance. To day Petroleum, or crude oil. is one of the most widely
known commodities, unequalled in the number of utility of its products, indispensable in tiio arts, inachanic and domestic economy. The products which comes from Petroleum, are to be
found in one form or another, in every mine, mill, factory, and in every home in the land; on every steamship and electric railway, big and little; oil is mistress of the sea and air; in fact,
never before has oil been used so extensively; never before have things made from it been so numerous, and never before has the output been so abundant. The drillers of 57-years
have found Oil in so many places and at so many depths that we may well believe it is almost as freely distributed through the earth as lime.
Petroleum has meant to the United States, in the crude state at the well, in the past 57-years more than THREE BILLION DOLLARS of new, clean useful money. Petroleum
is more valuable then GOLD, SILVER, or PRECIOUS STONES. GOLD cannot illuminate the dark corners of the world. SILVER cannot lubercate the wheels of industry, and
PRECIOUS STONES cannot propell the AUTOMOBILE, MOTOR TRUCKS, FARM -TRACTORS, MOTOR-BOATS, AIR-SHIPS XDR SUBMARINE. PETROLEUM does all these
things and hundreds more, instantly and economically. A world wide market is being made for liquid fuel, distillates, residumm, and crude oil for generating power in the internal com
busting Engine, for the explosive type and non-explosive Engineof the'Diesel Type. There are now over Seven-million Motor Cars in this country which must have Gasoline as fuel which
at least gives us an insight of the magnitude of the OIL INDUSTRY and what the future means to those who are one of the fortunate ones who are interested in the OIL BUSINESS.
The OBER OIL. GAS, COAL & MINERALS CO. is a MISSOURI project upon lands ,the Stato of MISSOURI, and in its entirely a MISSOURI proposition and should this "
not appeal to evexy one when taking into consideration of the great wealth in which our neighboring States are producing through their OIL INDUSTRY". Do YOU realize the thousands
of Dollars going from MISSOURI for the development of other States, and do YOU not believe it well to help in developing un OIL INDUSTRY right here within your your own doors?
When you have far better indications to get OIL, then in many of the other propositions which are floating throughput the hind. Another point which should appeal to us all that MONEY
Bpent in your vicinity means prosperity to not only that immediate vicinity, but to the State. Do YOU not favor an OIL BOOM in your own State? If not why Not?
The writer wishes to mention that he has visited the Oil Fields of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansns, California, Mexico and the Eastern fields, to study formations as compareing
with present fields which here abound in every indication for Oil better than in most of them so I am candidly giving you my attention to this particular vicinity, because as I see
every indication for one of the large fields to be developed within a very short period. There arc properly speaking, such as Limestone, Shales, Sand-stonos together with the best
Oil-Fossils, and which I have traced in abundance for several miles proving that the vast area of this section of EASTERN MISSOURI, having been covered with bituminous matter,
it seems only reasonable to conclude that this section may contain an enormous quantity of Oil. Of course, its not probable that the entire area is underlain with sands carrying oil
in commercial quantities, for certain conditions are necessary for the deposit, accumulation and retention of the oil; but wherever these conditions do exist, there was undoubtedly
sufficient bituminious material to saturate the sands and porous beds with oil and gas forming matter. There are four conditions necessary for the formation of a commercial
producing oil or gas field. First: Presence of a large body of bituminous rock for the source of the oil and gas. Second: Structural conditions favorable i'or its accumulation in
commercial quantities. Third: Storage within reach of the drill. Fourth: The presence of a non porous covering, to pre vent its escape. Considering the following structures
favorable; Anticlinal structures, Dome structures, Sealed faults, Joint cracks, Lenticular porous beds in non porous rocks and terrace structures, or local changes in general dip of
rocks. The structures are here and by the time the drill arrives the proper Anticline for well number one will have boon located, thereafter will be heard the CHUCK CHUCK of the
drill and well the community may anticipate th e waiting up of our present state of the OIL INTEREST which today lies DORMANT.
THE OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS CO. plans to drill twenty or more wells depending as to the sales of the TREASURY INTEREST, thereby proving the large
acreage, planning further to drill with STANDARD RIG, which will enable to drill to a depth of 3,500 or 4,000 feet, in case the required formation has not been cut previous, however,
if necessary we will be prepared for any emergency. Many a good proposition has been abandoned in its to early stage and for the want of both capital and real push. The OBER
OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS CO. has come before you with every good intention for developing this particular section into one of the great OIL FIELDS.
USE OR LOOSE. As you see, there are chances of losing in the oil business and there are also chances of making a fortune. In the very nature of thirgs some investments
must fail to keep keen bright the analytic mind of the investor whose investments wore all success and he were not required to do any analyzing or thinking before making an
investment. In fact investing money is much the same as planting garden. When you put seed in the ground some otitis bound to rot and fail to produce but the seed which does
produce will far more than make up for the seed that decays and is lost. On the other hand the farmer who is afraid to plant his seed for fear of losing it finds after keeping his seed
a few years that it has lost its productivity and will rot in the best soil in the world. Just so if you keep your money unemployed you will some day loose it through illness or
misfortune or some other law of nature that is in force to keep our wits sharp and make us use the whole of the mental, physical and cash capital that has been and trusted to our
care. Our talents, whether in the form of ability or money, are given us for use and if we fail in using them the Law of Compensation will take them from us. Who ever saw a miser
die happy and who ever heai'd of any one getting rich on money saved and put away whore it was not working.
.FACE THE ISSUE SQUARELY. Its your money. Is the risk worth while? We say yes. Why? No one has ever made a fortune on his labor alone, it takes Ihis labor as well as
his money to gain a competency in time to enjoy the fruits of his toil when old age appears. Besides, Oil is a necessity. An article that is a necessity to commerce, is not a .risk, but
a business proposition. If it was a gamble, our shrewd conservative bankers .and business men would not touch the oil securities, therefore if it is a good investment? for thtai, it is'
good for you.
A WORD TO THE PUBLIC WHO HAVE THAT SPIRIT OF BETTERING THEIR PRESENT CONDITION AND WOULD IT NOT BE WELL FOR OTHERS TO TAKE -SOME
OTHER METHOD BESIDES THAT ONLY ONE OF EXISTING OR RATHER CHANGE INTO THE PROGRESSIVE SPIRIT.
Here is what $100.00 investested iu the early start of certain OIL COMPANIES is snitl to have yielded One pood investment in OIL havo won fortuno and life lnutr independence for thousands of people nud h3
iu is the following list o( some of them: 100 dollars invested in Kern River Oil $2,000. 100 dollars invested in Dingniiin Oil $40,000, $100 dollars invested in Mo mire!. $10,000, $100 dollars invested iu Piml $10,000, 160
dollars invested Lncile Oil $10,000, 100 dollars invosted in Now Oil $3,000, 100 dollars invested iu Fullorton Oil $0,130, 100 dollars invested in Central Oil $45,000, 100 dollars invostod iu Winchester Oil $8,300, 100 dol
, lars invested in Deep Saud Oil $2,000, 100 dollars invested in Trapschooter Oil $83,000. 100 dollars invested iu Sourdough Oil $3 800, 100 dollars invoked In Monte Christo Oil $4,000, 100 dollars invested in Peofless
Oil 3 thousand dollars, one hundred dollars invested in Home Oil 50 thousand dollars, one hundred dollars invested in Union Oil 150 thousand dollars, one hundred dollars invested in New York Oil 40 thousand dollars,
oue hundred dollars invested in Alcnda Oil 30 thousand dollars, ono hundred dollars jnvostod in San .loaqniu Oil $5,500, one hundred dollars inve.-ted in Pacific Oil $1,500. ouo hundred dollars invested iu Caribou Oil
3 thousand dollars, one hundred dollars invested iu Imperial Oil $4,500, one hundred dollars invosted iu S. F. McK Oil $0,250. one hundred dollars invested in Online Oil 72 thousand dollars.oue hund.red dollars invested ,
iu Fortuna Oil $250,000. 5 hundred dollars iuvosted in Qualcor Oil 100 thousand dollars, $175 invested in Colino Oil 83 thousand dollars, ono hundred dollar invested in Merrill Oil 57 thousand dollar s, $070 invested in
Hoffman Oil $18,522, $250 invested in Fowler Oil 00 thousand dollars. Threo hundred dollars invostod in Winchester Oil Co. in six months old for $33,000. Stock iu the Koru'Oil Co. which at fir t sold tor 15 cants
per share, has already payed ovor $23.00 a sharo in dividontls. Ihrco hundred dollars invested in tho WinomillorOil Co., was worth $25,000 within four months. Tho Texas Oil Co., started t rith 8100.000 capital.
In 1912 it had payod up capital of $00,000,000, $699 dollars forovory dollar invested in tho original company and later report that prosont capital has been doubled. Tho Minnosoto Oil Co. for tifco years has payed a
dividend of 50 per cont each month on its $50,000 capitalization. Hurnsdalo Oil Co. has made over a million dollars in live yours, starting with a few thousand. An original investment of $37K in the Go-u-s Oil Co.
netted $170,000. Tho Victor Oil Co., ltd., paid 2o per cent dividends in 1015 and 10 per cent in 1910. ThoQimkei; Oil Co. of Muskogee, Okla.. recently payed a dividend of $5,000 on ovory $100 invested in its sttock, and
iiiuvumu ui lino oiuimna un. im iu v-u,w. " ' -(,.. - ... ...... ...... ....... , ... Hums ua nwiu iui ?.,uvv,uuu paying eacn mock noiucr ior cacu one-nunui.ed dollars invested.
Certificate of Interest to tho
OUER Olh, GAS, COAL &
By filling out coupon and sending in to Hank of Sto. Genoviovo,
Mo., order for stock reservation, you aro getting in on ground floor.
OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS CO
Joint Stock Association, Unincorporated
NO MKMHKK'S CERTIFICATE OP INTEREST.
All llnanco hold in trust by Trustco C. W Meyers, President Bank of
Sto. Genoviovo, and Trustco Frank Obcrn'iullor, Engineer of Mining,
Sto. Genoviovo, Address Bank of Sto. Genoviovo, Sto. Gonoviovo Mo.
Hog Creole has been .quoted at $23,000 nor share.
Now what aro yon going to do? .loin and become ono of our members and so bo in on the GROUND
I LOOK, or wait until it Is to lato for getting in and then later toll your friends and neighbors of your
continuous hard luck whilo you sco prosperity all around and yet, let yoursolf believe you am getting tho
worst of every thing; right horo lot mo inform you that whatovor progress you make in this aie or time ia
mini you niaico yoursolf and should you stand in your own shadow, why then bl:amo others for your
nn t mnf hnfl nf m,i ll...i ...I.M.. ..it. T . ..!.( in f
present method of waiting whilo tho other is pushing onward?
in conclusion, I wish to repeat and impress upon YOU that tho Stato of Missouri.
uon ior on, as sonw of tho gi oat producing States havo und which there is no particular a cod of further .men-
, vt iiiun iwo years tnero win bo some pcoplo regret they lot tho opportunity do bv whilo othors
has ovcry indica-
I hereby subscribe for shares of tho Pro-Or- with that spirit of ehanco havo taken up tho entire issue, which should not bo outstai iding t or any great
Iziitlnri stock or interest of tho OUER OIL. GAS. COAL Ss MINER- length of tiino ...
ionization stock or interest of tho OUER OIL. GAS. COAL & MINER
ALS COMPANY, at tho Pro-Organization prico of '"'NE DOLLAR per
share: stock to. bo fully paid and forovor Non-Assossablo. It is per
fectly understood and agreed that tho purchase of this Pro-Organization
Interest is for tho cnulpmont, togcthor with all necessaries for
completion of WELL number ONE before organizing. Upon comple
tion of our organization, this memorandum or receipt shall bo ox
chongod for a certificate in tho OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINER
ALS COMPANY by tho herein named Trustoos.
Namo of Purchaser.
t-icaso remombor that thoro is only tho allotod issuo of PRE-ORGANIZATION WINTER!" 1ST of 60.000
wlileh has been made an offored to you at tho prico of 1-5 of tho PAR VALUE, or $1. 00 nor ii itcrest
, As thoro is a eortain element of chanco In all NEW BUSINESS and perhaps so mo who cannot tako
tins olQmont of chanco and to tluwo who ninv bo In sncli flnnnolitl straits. Tim nm mr. n ao AVi a t . t.
MINERALS CO. rather they consldorwoll before invostinL' with OUR COMPANW hn. .,,.' u i. tt ,t
o tho nroL'rossivo snlrlt who rnim thn fiOr.nF.M IIARVl'.ST. nn,l u.lm..r. ii,,.... w ni.o r!!rSnSS
'1-hVwtr r.A'hi'Oinn ti A v .i." 7. .in i i" .r m,V.n , " V"" "lo WUfl
, '""nuuo fwuiii, iiiui-u wui iju iiriiifrossivo uii'ffs, inrougn UUU UIL Ul
1 hose who make an early reservation by sending in tholr remittance can do so
tho BANK OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO. or through tho AUTHORIZED AGENTS
throughout tho County and Stato.
Success in life doos not como through hosltating, but through effort,
this offoring. Procrastination is tho thief of time. MOTTO ACT NOW.
by ordi jring througl i
!, who au-o soliciting
Tho opporti mity tov wuccoss is In
THE OBER OIL, GAS, COAL & MINERALS COMPANY
Addrass: BANK OF STE. GENEVIEVE, MO.