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From Mines and Oil Fields CUT IN MARKET PRICE ONLY TEMPORARY TACTIC Fresno Oil Men Discredit Rumor War Is Brewing Among Big Interests FRESNO, July 8. —As an indication that the reported cut in prices of oil from the dollar mark to 90 cents by the Standard Oil company does not presage open war among: the big oil marketing concerns of the state, the faot came to light yesterday that the Standard Oil company is continuing to take daily runs of oil after expiration of contracts at the old price of 50 cents a barrel. The opinion is advanced that this big concern would not be going ahead of its contracts to take oil at the figure of 50 cents if there were impending a struggle for cheap oil and a war with sloshing of prices. On the strength of the new devel opment, some operators in the Midway. who a few weeks ago "ere feeling rather blue and actually suspended operations on their properties.tare now drilling again. It is said one run which the Standard is taking now, though the contract has expired, amounts to something like 60,000 barrels a month. The Standard, with its new pipe line from the Midway and Sunset district into Bakersfield just finished, has a double capacity for transporting West Side petroleum now. It has been true that the company was going slow with its own work in the Midway field be cause it could not handle all the oil it might pump up itself, and still ful fill transportation contracts. The ac tion of the company in receiving daily runs of oil even after contracts have expired is asosclated to some extent, in the opinion of oil men, with their added carrying facilities. Besides, as one oil man remarked yesterday: "If the Standard is going ahead that way, you can put It down there is no price war about to be sprung in this state." BEAR MOVKMBST What then, he was asked, is the meaning of the move of last week, which in the absence of denials is pretty generally accepted as a fixed fact? What about the cut in prices? Desire to buy oil is the obvious an swer one meets to this question. The opinion is advanced that the Asso ciated, which is known not to have entered into any contracts worth counting for months, is now short, and the cut in prices was a move to bring some cheap oil to the market. However this is. the evidence yester day was summed up by one of the widely posted oil men in Fresno as in dicating that the flurry in prices was a temporary move and that no oil war of any proportions is impending. VJesides. it is being pointed out that the Union Oil company has a club In the shape of the output of the Lake view well, which would make it sui cide for any other concern to under take a price-cutting duel. The oil from this well hain't brought in any divi dends to the stockholders yet. It Is believed that in case of trouble start ing, the Lakevlew people would 'if rather glad to get tlnir product on the market even at a concession. And that ; it's ,i club the others could not buck with success is believed to be pretty obvious. +-—+ MIDWAY NORTHERN MAKES RECORD FOR QUICK WORK What is without question a remark able recird in well drilling has been established by the Midway Northern < iil . ompany of Los Angeles. After less than three months actual work this company, of which E. (5. Bkstr.im 13 president, brought in a well Thursday on its eighty acre.; In section "._'. "1 knew it was only a question of | time before we struck oil," deciarc 1 President Hkstrom. "but I am as tounded at the rapid progress made. The oil flowed a full eight-inch : tream and is of high gravity. We have en tered the sand only ten feet an ! brought in the well at a depth of 1940 feet." Sam Wnrmbath, secretary of thu company, whose offices are located Iv the I. W. Hellman building, will return today from the field where he has been directing the work. C C. Spicer is vice president nnd W. N. Blood and H. P. Calvert directors of the Midway Northern company. Work will immediately lie begun on two more wells. Several BUb agem les have been established in Los Angeles by the E. G. Ekstrom company, fiscal agents. RUMOR AGAIN REVIVES SALE OF THE PEERLESS The tact that John M. Wright, presi dent of the Peerless and Fulton Oil companies, has gone to England re vives thr. persistent rumors that these great nil properties are about to pass Into \\;i- Lands of English capital. ti a Btory has 1 n published once or twice formerly, and that a sale was ••ending was not denied by the Peer less i pie, The departure of Mr. Wright ;it this time is therefore con- Biderod somewhat significant by oil men. The "Hi inht interests comprise the 1 rless nil company, the southeast quarter of section 31, 28-28, in the Kern river field; the Fulton Oil company, 120 acres In Bouthwest quarter of section 1, U-24, at Maricopa, and the oCallnga Peerless Oil company, the northwest 1. 11-24, at Maricopa, and the I oallnga All the properties nre highly developed. GROWS TO 6000 BARRELS COALINGA, July B.—Since it began growing unaccountably in production, tin No. '.' well "f the American Petro leum company on section 30-20-15 Is causing some anxiety. Superlnti nd< nt Tom Crumpton Is affected by the fear that is the bugaboo of many of the oil people now '■ • [i r "another Lake view." well was brought in some time ago with a light production, but 1" at once to grow like a healthy baby, until on J ii! i< ■ 16 it was weaned and became a real grown-up gusher Since that ti':i'- it has continued to grow, and now tii" production i estimated at 6000 barrels daily. PRICES OF METALS IN rtEW YORK MARKETS <s. NEW YORK, July B.—Tin. metal & <S> markets were quiet as ntual In the ah- dp a trace of exrhuntces. Copper, steady; <• <•< htiimlHrti H|iot and Sept. (11.80013, • <"•> I.end. quiet! Spot, !j!l.3.">@ !.!.*.; upvlter, ■•■ <;> «email@example.com. Jiar silver, 64 *-Hi. * • • • &&&&&s&&&s>■s • • ' • ■ • JAMES WYNKOOP STANDARD CONTRACTS TO TAKE OIL FROM THE CONSOLIDATED MIDWAY It was seml-offlclally announced yes terday that the Consolidated Midway Oil company, XV. V. Story building, operating In several Midway and Kern river sec tions, had Just contracted with the Standard Oil company for its production. The contract price, It Is said, will be somewhere between 50c and 60c a bar rel, and the quantity of oil to be taken Is said to be very large. About ten days ago the Consolidated Midway brought In a 10,000-barrel gusher near the famous Lake View. The hole was rapped and thereby placed under control before much oil was wasted. The hole has a 10-lnch casing and it is estimated the production from this well will be enormous. Work Is progressing on other proper ties of the Consolidated Midway and the contract entered into with the Standard will, It is said, provide ample market for the output. CONSOLIDATED MIDWAY WELL FLOWS BY HEAD Gusher Under Control Makes 200 Barrels Every Spurt Last ing Twelve Minutes MARICOPA. July B.—Flowing by heads every thirty minutes, the Con solidated Midway well on fractional section 30 is making from 150 to 200 barrels of oil at every spurt. The well flows through a lead pipe for periods of about twelve minutes each, and the oil is of 22 gravity. The bridge which formed was bailed out to within eight feet of the bottom before the oil started to flow. It is the purpose of the management to get the hole thoroughly cleared of sand, which should be accomplished by the well itself, as the sand was entered with a ten-inch string, and there is, in consequence not so much chance for the sand to choke it. The well la equipped with a heavy gate over the ten-inch string, enabling the men to shut it off at any timo it may seem necessary or to regulate the flow at will. Tanks have been erected in which to store the oil, and word comes from the offices <>f the company at Los Angeles that the directors have appointed 8 committee of five to negotiate a con tract for the output of the well. PAJARO VALLEY LANDS ATTRACT OIL OPERATORS The new oil field in the Pajaro valley is attracting considerable attention, and oil experts and eminent geologists who have examined the terrttorv say that, in their opinion the field is underlaid with productive oil Band. Drilling ope rations are now being carried on about 500 feet above the sea level, and thus far two oil sands have been encoun tered, the first of which is said to be forty feet and the second 110 feet thick. A heavy production is expected when the third eand is encountered. The operations are heing conducted by the Parajo Valley Oil company, whose holdings comprise 1170 acres in this valley. * » » ■ PASSES HARD SHELL The Security Oil company, 8, 20-ln. has passed through a hard shell at °C 35 feet, into a rich oil sand, making a big showing of oil in the lump hole, The will will be carried down to th ■ main Band and finished. This is tin second sand the rotary has gone through, and the showing of oil coming up with the water is very promising. Indicating a big well. TIGHTWAD IN SAND The Tightwad Oil company, on section 28, ,i 2-23, lias strui'k the upper oil sand at a depth of 1200 feet with ten-inch easing. Eight-inch casing Is now used, and the water has 1 n shut off. MINING QLOTATIONS Exclusive dispatch to Tlio Herald by L. A. Crliler & Co., numbers of Lob Angeles stock exchange, 200-201 1. \V. lKllman building, Loa Angeles. BOSTON MINING STOCKS Special service to Tile Herald by J. C. Wil son, 212 West Fifth street, Los Aa,;eles. BOSTON, July B.— Local conditions remained unchanged today. North Butto, Copper Range and Lake were stronger, but the buying was weak anil the whole mark lacked snap. The copper report was better than expected, but was used by the traders to sell stocks, especial ly Amalgamated. Quotations closed as follows: Bid. Ask.l Bid. Ask. Am Pneu .. 4% 5 Michigan .... ;iT» 414 do pfd ..-. 15' al6 I hawk .... 47 4S Adventure .. 6 WilNev Con .... ISV4 W£ Allouez .. .. 85 311 North Butte, 20% 21 Atlantic .... Hi ''> Old Domln .. 34 Arcadian ... 1 I' 3 u.-*ceola IT.'. Ariz Com .. 14»; IBM Parrot 1214 IS Apex 3 3U Julncy .. ..OS 70 Uutte Conl'n IGT6 1714 Santa Fe ■■• Mi - :\ilu & Ariz 48 49 [Shannon .... t\i 10 "alu & Hec.slo .. Shoe Mach.. 47>, 2 48 Centennial .. 11 15 do pf.l 2iH 3 27H Con Mercur. 4 8 3up Copper.. 3!»i 40H Cop Range.. 61 62 Sup and Bos 814 ST Corbln .. .. l- 12Vi Sup and Pitt 10 10<i Daly West.. 8 .. Swift lU2« 102% East Butte., ti',4 7 Tamarack ... 47 51 Kirn River.. 33 60 Trinity 5 :>J Franklin ... :>:. 1" United Fruit. 186 Orunby .... 26 28 D S Smelt., ::■;'» 80 rireene Can. 674 '• do pfil 47 474 Hancock ... 17 17V4 Utah Con ... 20 20% Isle /Iloyale. 15% 10 Victoria .... 2H 3 Kcewenaw .. 3Vi >"< Wlnona .... 6 S% j^aitn 43% ii;, Wolverine ..104 108 La Salle ... 10 W,i Wyandot .... 14 - Mass Copper 7 7H Mass (las ... BOH s'" = Mayflower .. 50 M do pfd 00 01 Mix Con ..40 i;" North Lake.. VA 10 Miami Mi 1834 Indiana .. .. 12% 13! i NEW YORK CURB Special service t > The Herald by J. C. Wil son, 212 West Fifth street, Los Angeles. IT3SW YORK, July B.—Following were the closing quotations' Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask, Am Tobacco.4ls 420 Ma.-.in Valley UT4 7 IS 8 Gas ... 0% o«,i Miami IS% 18% Chicago Sub 2 2'i Mini's of Am 8' 62 Havana Ton 4 6 Nevada Utah 01J 0% Btandrd 011.610 615 Nlplsslng ... 10H 10% Cns simp It 17 21 Ohio 1"« 1% liutte CoaJ'n 17 20 Rwhide Coal ISH 17' i Davis Daly. l Hi Hay Central, 1H 84 Ilolores .. 5V4 ';1 = Ray Con .... HIM 16% Ely Central. 0% l South Utah., Ii i - Ely Con o*4 OVS United Ci ppr I'.j 3 lililfleld Con 8% 8% Yukon ,4 !', flreena Can. 6% 7 Cilia 6 11 Qlroux (Wl ' 6% t'Mno I ■'. 104 Inspiration .. 6?i 7 Son Arizona. 1% r» Kerr Lake., 8 SV4 Keystone .... 3% 3%' La Rose .... 4', 11,I 1, Bl Rayo ..6.. 3% 4 LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 0, 1010. GUN MEN PATROL GOVERNMENT LAND Guards from Mining Camps Am Detailed in Midway to Protect Property TAFT, July B.—Persons traveling through the Marlcopa and Midway Heidi and the Buena vista hills are met everywhere by guard! who are holding land against jumpers. It is estimated th:it there are fully 1000 men engaged In this work, many of them armed and prepared to resist Invasion by force. Several auto parties traveling at night have been stopped and questioned os to their destination. -Many of these guards are old-time "gun men" from the mining camps, some Of them are ex-cowboys and some are from the city. So far there ha\t been no serious clashes, the jumper having made his point when he or his forces have been forcibly ejected; this enabling him to go into court and se cure an injunction restraining the other fellow from Interfering. There are land claimants, however, who are inclined to get rough in the ejection process, SO that there is always a ( nance for a tight. The professional guards have C J. Lyman of Ooldfleld to thank for their present employment. The situation had about cleared up, with organization in April of the West Side claim owners and their agreement to arbitration! and the guards found themselves with but little to do. Along comes Lyman and puts locutions on half a section of choice hind claimed by the Standard. and another half section, the property of the Honolulu Consolidated. As a consequence, and to prevent the ener getic jumper getting too promiscuous, claimants to government land on which discovery has not been made are taking no chances. The work of the guard is anything but pleasant; his duty is to patrol a certain piece of land, in the daytime under the fierce rays of the sun. with no shade bigger than that afforded by the sage brush, and at night with sur roundings but little better. The pay is $5 a day and board. FIGURES SHOW RECORD SHIPMENTS IN IRON ORE The United States geological survey has Just Issued a short report by John Rirkinbine, the well known statistician of iron production, on the movement of Lake Superior iron ores in 1909. The most striking feature of this report is a map which shows the routes of ship ment of the ores and the points to which they were shipped. The total shipment of iron ores from the Lake Superior region in 1909 amounted to 42,504,110 lons tons, a quantity greater than that shipped in any precedfhg year. Most of thin ore was shipped by water, during thi> .seven or eight months of the year when navi gation is possible on the Grent Lakes. The principal shipping docks are at Two Harbors and Duluth, Minn.; Su perior and Ashland, AVis., anrl Mar quette, Mich. Nearly 38,000.000 tons shipped from the docks passed through the Sault Ste. Marie canals and through Lakes Michigan and Huron to their places of destination, the greater part Of the ore being delivered at the receiv ing docks at Toledo, Bandusky, Huron, Loraln, Cleveland. Fairport, ABh ta bula and Conneaut, O.: Erie, Pa., and Buffalo and Tonawandn, N. Y. Most of the ore received at these torts is consumed in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, In 1909 about 23.000,000 tons wore gent to the Cleveland and I'ittsburg region. The Lr'ke Superior ores represent about SO per cent of the total iron ore prodm tlon of the United States. The production of iron ore in the Lake Su perior region, by ranges, to the close of 1909 is shown in the following table: Totol production of Lake Superior iron ori\ b rangi i, In lons tons: ; .' 195,708,424 Marquctte 91.903.W1 nlnea 71,818,115 , ; . ■ . 60,820,508 Vermilion »,ltt.3M Tntnl 448,866,418 These figures do not include stocks of ore which have accumulated at the mines. Mr. Blrklnbine's report can be ob tained free by applying to the director of the geological survey at Washington. COPPER EXPORTS FOR PAST MONTH INCREASE NEW YORK, July B.—Copper stocks on hand July 1 Increased T,%0,044 pounds, as compared with June 1, ac cording to thp monthly statement <>( the Copper Producers' association is sued here today. The report shows: Copper storks on hand July 1, 188,< 886,017 pounds, an Increase of 7,960,044 pounds over June 1; June pn in tlon was 127,219,188 pounds, an Increase of 9,376,128 pounds over May; deliveries during June wore 119,259,144 pounds, an increase of 14,458,482 pounds over May; of the deliveries 53,463,196 pounds were for domestic oonsumptlon end 65,895, --948 for export. The export deliveries Increased by 20,400,608 pounds over May and the domestic deliveries decn •', 5,492,106 pounds from those of that month. BAIRD HOLDS MEETING The stockholders of the Hair.l Oil company at a meeting held at Fresno Wednesday elected directors for the ensuing term. H. H. Holland, George Kaehler, J. R. Baird, jr.. and E. s'lig man were retained from the old board and ET. M. Dineen was ele ted to suc ceed A. B. Smith, who was not n can didate for le-eleetion. The dil>< ■! n ,:; organised and chose the following of ficers: George Kaehler, president; J. R, Baird. Jr., vice president; 11. H. Holland, treasurer, and Frank Kauke, secretary. The company lias ordered material for three more rigs and the lumber la now on the ground. These additional wells will be spudded In as soon as the rigs can be erected. Well No. 1 is being cemented off at present, This company is operating in a Hen territory, in the ECettleman bills, and If the well which is showing such good indications now Is brought In, another lection ot the great Coalinga Held will I have been opened up. RED TOP EXPECTS WELL COALINOA, July S. — It is reported that the Red Top Oil company, on G, 21-1"), is In tin oil sand and will bring In a well shortly. BUILDING PERMITS Following are the permits Issued ■taice the hist publication of the list, and classified according to wards: Wards— Permit!. .Values. First 2 ■ MO Second". 19 " «■■•'■• Third • »•«• Fourth ■ '•** Fifth H "■■'"" M.th ::.::::..:.... • 6-«« Ninth 2 ™> Totals «5 1T6.5W Pecnn street, 442 South— August Szallles, 460 South Pecan stret, owner and bulller; one-story, four-room resi dence; $600. Kensington road, 713—Mary M. Stanley, at lot, owner and builder; al terations to residence; $1700. San I'edro street, 1149— F. W. Troy, at lot, owner and builder; one-story, one-room store building; $500. Dalton avenue, 3974—C. A. Smart, 1610 Kast Thirty-eighth street, owner; Fred Hallett, builder; one-story, seven room residence; $1900. Budlong avenue, 8949—Frank Morris, 11"- Leigh ton avenue, owner, R. I>. Morris, builder; one and n hair story, eight-room residence; $2800. Kent street, 2123—Samuel Taihet. K7S T.nniar itrtet, owner; H. D. Hecker. builder; one-story residence; 11767. Fifty-seventh street. ISSO East—A. 10. and P. P\ K. Smith, at lot, owners and builders; alterations to garage; $160. Forty-Sixth street, 1339 East—H. J. Wentworth, owner; to move and add to residence; $150. Hope street, 327 South —Ashley Saw yer, owner and builder; alterations of building; $300. Western avenue and Fifth street—F. E. Hartigan, 714 Kingsley drive, owner and builder; two-story, nine-room resi dence; $4500. Prlchard street, 400 North—E. A. Boillot, owner; addition to residence; $2t'o. Commonwealth avenue and Clinton street—E. M. Reynold!, ."47 Common wealth avenue, owner and builder; one story, five-room residence; $2000. Bellevue avenue, 1608—City of I,os Angeles, owner; T. W. Napier, builder; one-story, seven-room house; JIJISS. Thirty-ninth street, 1275 East—Kmelie Grom, 3509 Ascot avenue, owner; Henry (ii-oin, builder; one-story, five-room residence; $1250. Manhattan place, SsT—Flora J. Cap hanion, Astoria hotel, owner and build er; one and a half story, seven-room residence; $3000. Avenue Thirty-seven, 14S East—Mlra Hershcy, 622 Story building, owner; E. 11. Duke, builder; alterations of resi dence; $350. Norniamlie avenue and Melrose street —Eugene Divine, owner; W. F. Fer guson, builder; one-story, six-room res idence; $2500. Thirty-sixth place. 1203 West—C. AY Lafrence, at lot, owner and builder; addition to residence; $150. Donaldson street, 1419— H. G. At v.ater, 1920 East Fourth street, owner and builder; one-story, four-room resi dence; $1500. Alvarado street, 955 South—A\. W. Middl?coft, at lot, owner; A. J. Craw ford, builder; alterations to reuldence; "court street, 1245-47-49-51— J. V Swet man. 1*37 Court street, owner; 11. P. BUverell, builder; two-story, twelve* room flat building; $350(1. Western avenue, 2422 South—Mrs. L. M Gail, at lot, owner; Allen Huilding company, builder; one-story, one-room garage; $500. Fifty-fifth street, 1352 East-N. If. Winters, at lot, owner; H. T. Waight, builder; one-story, seven-room resi- dence; $1500. . Hollywood — Beachwond clriv' ami Scenic avenue—Nellie it. Hlggina, 615 North New Hampshire street, owner; one-story, seven-room residence, $35i>u. Hollywood— Beachwood drive and Scenic avenue—Nellie R. Hlgglus, 6i.> North New Hampshire street, owner; one-story, seven-room residence: IsoOU Hollywood — Beachwood drive and Scenic avenue—Nellie K. Hi.,'sins, «15 North New Hampshire street, owner; one-story, six-room residence; $3.>00. Hollywood—Hoiichwood drive and Scenic avenue—Nellie B. Higgins, 615 North New Hampshire street, owner; one-tStory, eight-room residence; JBSOO. Hollywood — Beachwood drive ami Scenic avenue—J. A. Patterson, W West Fifty-sixth street, owner and builder; one-story, seven-room resi dence; $3nOo. , Hollywood — Beachwood drive and Scenic avenue—J. A. Patterson. 52« West Fifty-sixth street, owner and builder; one-story, seven-room resi desixty-flrßt street, 228 West-Mrs A. M Hart "64 West Forty-first street, owner; W. J. Poole, builder; one-story, six-room residence; SI6OO. Hollywood — Beachwood drive and Scenic" avenue—J. A. Patterson, 026 West Fifty-sixth street, owner and builder; one-story, seven-room resi dence; $3500. . Fourth street, 3060 East—B. < usn man, at lot, owner; L. K. Sawyer, builder; one-story barn, $160. Fifty-seventh street, 632 West—J. U- Negley, at lot, owner and buiK.er; ad dition to residence; $300. Fiftieth street, 1619 \\ est—Los An geles Investment company, 335 South Hill street, owner and builder; one story six-room residence; $2300. Vermont avenue, 2040 North — Karl Rogers, owner; A. Pefley, builder; al terations to residence; $1000 Fawn avenue, 1425—James Miller, 111 Central building, owner; S. G. Dabcock, builder; one-story, five-room residence, >9 Fawn avenue—l42l-Same as above" $900 "Fawn avenue, 1433—Same as above; $9 Fawn avenue, 1429—Same as above; street, 651-Ida Shryer, 647 Austin street, owner; Clark & Hughes, builders; one-story, five-room re.si- Fawnsawi l ue, 1437-James Miller. 222 Fawn avenue, 1487— Jameg Miller, -li Central building, owner; B. G. Bab cock, builder; one-Story, five-room residence; $900. ■ ."/ -'■■'.< San Pedro—667 West Second street— Virgil Wallace, owner and builder; one htorv five-room residence; $1000. ' Reno street, 124 South-N. VVitmore, 1010 West Tenth street, owner; F. M. Hallett, builder; one-story, five-room residence; $1700. Vernon avenue, 203 West— . A. Mil ler at lot, owner and builder; one story, six-room residence; S-'Oi'u. Fourth avenue and Jefferson street- Prestor _ Lewis, 2200 West Thirtieth street, owners; one-story, seven-room residence; $2000. SITUATION UNCHANGED BAKERSFIELD, July B.—Tho mar keting situation at coast points re malned unchanged for a week, me quoted pries la ho cents. a is Iropoulble to predict with anj certainty whatever the events which 1 11 V transpire within the next few days Apparently tboie belt qualified by their positions to know are at a i oH to forecast the Immediate future. The Standard, which made the first cut lifts made no second move, lne Associated and the Union, It seems probable, will not take the InjUative, but will trail, following the lead of the flrst named, and Will respond to further cuts, if any take place, with equiva lent cuts. Production is no better and no worse for either buyers or sellers of oil, and it is practically Stationary. Consumption is growing slightly. You can buy It, pernaps at many places, but there's on« nKST place to buy It -and tbat place advertise*. Special "Security" Features, Excellent service and uniform courteous treatment — evidenced by 58,000 open active accounts. Unsurpassed facilities —every modern appointment adaptable to a savings bank business. A record of over 21 years of safe, conservative, pro gressive banking. All loans and investments, made by the entire board of fourteen directors —and approved in writing. Highest rates of interest paid to depositors —on the most liberal terms consistent with sound, conservative banking. CAPITAL AND RESERVE $1,850,600.09 RESOURCES. .... $29,000,000.09 Lsrsest r.«4 O * gECURITY f^Tpß^'^D ENGLISH LABOR PARTY LEADERS SEEK PEACE LONDON, July B.—The labor party is much dissatisfied with the attempts of the Liberal and Unionist leaders to patch up a compromise on the nouse of lords veto question. Speaking on Sat urday at an Independent Labor demon stration at Burghley Brooke park, near Loughboro, Philip Snowden. M. P., re marked that with respect to the house of lords' question it did not mutter tor the purposes of practical polities whether or not the government were in earnest about it. The Labor party were ID earnest. If it should turn out that the government did not prosecute this campaign to a conclusion, which would forever take away the powi r of that institution to oppose the democratic will, then the Labor party would have something to say about it, and so would the people. He believed that if the government receded one single inch from the conditions embodied in the resolutions in the house of commons, if there were an agreement between the representatives <>c the Liberal party ;ind the Unionist party for what they called r\ settlement of the constitutional question which allowed the house of lords to retain the shadow of veto power over financial measures or a permanent veto upon general legisla tion, then the Liberal party was dead without the hope or resurrection. Ramsey McDonald, M. P . said that the recent political condition was rather uncertain. They were not quite sure what was going to happen. "I am bound to say," he went on, "I am sorry that there Is going to be any political conference. I am sorry that there is going to be any attempt-made even by the two front benches to meet and discuss and bargain and try to find common standing ground. If there is going to be a conference, as a member of the Labor party I deny the right of the two front benches to settle it. There are other benches, I am not saying that the Labor party, even if it were invited, would take part in the consideration of the mat ter. If the conference is to he held it ought to be a house of cominom: con ference and not a parliamentary con ference. PYRAMID RESUMES DRILLING *A quantity of sand once encountered by the Pyramid Oil company in sec tion 25, 31-32, at a depth of 150 feet has c used trouble in the work of drilling. 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Jack of vi^or, weakened manhood, tuning memory and lame back. brought on by excesses, unnatural drains, or the follies of youth, that has cured ho many worn and nervous men right In their own homes —without any additional help or medi cine —that I think every man orhq wllbu to retain his rnaniy power and virility, qulclcly and quietly, should have a copy So 1 ban determined to send a copy of the prescription free of charge. In a plain, ordinary sealed envelope to any man who will wrlu me for It. This prescription comes from a physician who has made a special study of men and I am convinced It !» the purest-acting com- Llnatlon for the cure of deficient mannj.ij and vigor falluro ever put together. I think I owe It to my fellow men to send them a copy In cnnfl'lencp so that any man anywhere who Is weak and dlgeoura(»d with repeated failures may stop drugging hlmaa'M With harmful patent medicines, secure whai I believe Is the quickest-acting restorative, upbuilding. SI'OT-TOCCIIINC! remedy evei devised, and so cure hlmoelf at home qul'tljr and quickly .lum drop me a Mne like this: Dr. A E HoMnson. 40S» I.uclt building. De troit. Mich . and 1 will send you a copy of this splendid roclpe In a plain, ordinary en velope free of charge A great many docton would charne 13 to $5 for merely writing out a prescription Ilk* this—but I ••Od II •ntlraly »r«» Midway Maricopa ■ - Jf _ Crude Oil Stock BiJw I.ucky for you If you hnuxht at 5c or •.* or "lie We have acquired 60 acres-next to the Oblspo gusher on 3_'-l.'•:!". International Investment Co. -1012 Union Trust lliiHilliik, , Fourth snr^ Bprlnc streets. Without the Use of Hypodermics Legal Contract Given to Every Patient Treatment Harmless and Cure Is Permanent *-■■ . z / ■ We enter into a legal contract to cure anyone of the liquor habit in seventy-two hours to the entire satisfaction of the patient, his relatives, friends and family physician, or every cent of the money is refunded. Below are our financial refer ences. The utmost privacy is used, meals served in rooms and all comforts of a refined home are given the patient. Strong Endorsement of the Neal Cure Attorney-General Byers of lowa makes statement: ."DES- MOINES, lowa, April 10, I^lo. "To Whom It May Concern: "I had a friend here in Dcs Moines. who, because of his ■ drink habit, his business went to pieces and he became what might be termed a complete wreck and failure. About three , months ago he took the Neal Cure and he seems to have fully recovered. He is not only strong u«ain physically, but clear," bright and strong- mentally. "H. VV. BYEKS" Financial References—The Neal Institutes Company of Uni ted States refers you to P.radstreet or Dun, any bank in Dcs Moines or Atlantic, la., or Omaha, Neb. For particulars as ■ to treatment, copy of contract and booklet, address or call on Neal Institute of Los Angeles 945 SOUTH OLIVE ST. A 4072 __^__^ On Monday, July 11th, at Noon THE PRICE OF Sunset National Will Be Advanced to £5 CENTS a Share If You Purchase Before That f\ C\^ Time You Can Get It for... ~ ■ • ■ ■ ■ .. , Get busy! Our office. will remain open tin- ■ A nd Fi?irectobs til 9p. m. today, Saturday, to accommodate x^kit?i*ok. °' 'A " , . i" . ' Vice President and those who cannot call during the day. Field superintend ent, O. A. GRIFFIN Don't wait till our well comes in and the ,7^ aS: — — . . ' THUB A. HAY. price goes 'way up. Buy now; make money. B^Su^ m: w- Al " , - , ~T Director!, BTAN- It is the early investor that makes the big- ley b. wimon, v. . i- — W. BITCXKB, WAL gest profits. ■■;-■; .... son. G. MATIIBW gest prohts. son. Sunset National Oil Co. 426 Citizens National Bank Building Home F2705 ■ • Sunset Main 2659 . Shoes Half Price and Less v.v (>v\^ * Hundred tui; fajt^mit *jU m J i tablua are displaying >hoe> fur men, womta and children, on Ml* In many Instance* tot half price and Icaa. Convince youraelf mnJ come to the * ■ ■ , • ■. MAMMOTH r'llUK HOlirtJt, »l« ttoutb llroadwax. / PATENTED OILLANDS ivUKN AMI lIHIIM.A FIKLUS, »1M TO *100 D PER ACRE. KYLE-DAVIES COMPANYI «»» CltUtna Nallooa-I Bank B1J».