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From Mines and Oil Fields NEW BUREAU OF MINES FORGETS THE SOUTHWEST Director Makes No Mention of Rescue Stations for Nevada and Arizona CHICAGO. July 21.—A special from Washington says: Announroinont is mnde by the artinp director of the newly created bureau of mines that nine new rescue stations are to be established, additional equipment is to be supplied to the four existing Stations, and purchases are to be made of improved appliances for preventing mine accidents. The result unquestion ably will be a lessening in the number of mine fatalities in the future. The stations will be near to all big mines, so that In case of accident a rescue party can reach the scene promptly find render assistance. At present "there are in operation stations at the following points: Pittsburg, the center of the coal fields of western Pennsylvania, Northern Ohio and Northern West Virginia. Knoxville, Term., accessible to the ciai field.- df Eastern Tennessee, south eastern Kentucky and Southwestern Virginia. Urbana, 111., accessible to the coal fields of Illinois and middle Western Indiana. Seattle, accessible to the northwest ern Pacific coast region. The new stations will be located as follows: Near the boundary between Southern Ohio, Southern West Virginia and Northeastern Kentucky. Birmingham, .Ala., which is accessible to the coal fields of Alabama, South east Tennessee and Northwest Georgia. Near the boundary between South ern Indiana and Western Kentucky, accessible to the coal fields of these two regions and Southern Illinois. At a point in Eastern Kansas or west-central Missouri, accessible to the fields in those two states and Central and Southern lowa. At a point in Eastern Oklahoma or Western Arkansas, accessible to the fields in those two states. Near Trinidad, Colo., accessible to the fields of Utah, Western Colorado and Southern Wyoming. At or near Salt Lake, accessible to the fields of Utah, Western Colorado and Southern Wyoming. At a point in Southern Wyoming ac cessible to the fields of Montana and Northern Wyoming. In the anthracite fields of Pennsyl vania, accessible to those fields, and also in the northern bituminous fields in Pennsylvania. BONNIE CLARE MILL MACHINERY IN PLACE Plant of 100 Tons Capacity Will Be One of Most Complete in Nevada Andrew J. Trumbo, general manager of the New Bonnie Clare Mining com pany, says machinery for the enlarged mill is practically all assembled, and he is now preparing to construct a large ore bin at the upper end of the mill and install a large rock crusher In connection therewith. The mill, which has ]in tons daily Ity, will be one of the most com plete and modern In method of treat ment evei erected in Nevada, and has many ni sv Ideas thai have been pro vided by Mr. Trumbo. The mill will slso have a refinery where the pold will be turned Into bullion, and if the con centrates are too low f<T paying a proiit above freight and smelting charges they will be treated at the mill. The first consignment of material from the old Needles Smelter com pany's equipment for constructing the ten miles of railroad from the mill at Bonnie Clare to the <;old Mountain mining district has arrived and grad ing has begun. It will probably take about three months to put the railroad in shape for traffic In the meantime the mill will be started on such ore .■'. can be hauled in from the com pany'e workings and supplied by other leaser* on Gold Moun tain and Hornsilver or elsewhere. SAN FRANCISCO EXPECTS LIVELY FALL FOR OIL BAN FRANCISCO, July 21.—That the coming Call will witness the great est activity In oil stock issues ever known is the belief of many San Fran cisco brokers who, as members of the local exchange, are carefully watching the In eased ] pularlty of oil securi ties, nol only in California, but in the in t, where th.' tide toward California oil Investments is setting In strong. Despite the hut;.' production of fuel oil, oil br I producers point to the fact that aln ady the markets are expanding amazingly to meet the ly, The Financial interests of the i ountry anil the banks, a.s well as con servative Indl Investors, arc aware of thu opportunities i'nr profitable Investment in California oil. .\l:<ny of thi boat informed men In the country belli ■■ thai tl h ■ m uisiim of the oil md - iv begun. As one promlneni i\ broker pointed out, the mci ' oil, due to an expanding production, will not only mean a larger markel and higher prices, but it will i ilutely steady market under contract with big corporations that us.- oil In prefer ence to coaj. METAL MARKETS NBW YORK, July 21.—Standard copper firm; spot and July, $11.87(5-12.2.'; Außuat, email@example.com; Bepfraber, 11.9B012.3O; Oc tober, Jl2&-12.30. Arrivals reported at New York, 265 tons. Custom hoi returns showed exports of 100 tons, making 13, fur, tons ko far thin month. Lond iteady; ■pot, £5C Is 3. futun £.",5 13s [til. Lake copper, f 12. 62',£<i( 12.67 ". • electro lytlo, 112.2541 12.50; casting, $12.12'/> fft 1 2.25. J.iK-al dealers report a very firm market owing to rumors of reduced . iduetton. Tin—^pot, firm; futures, steady; spot nnrl July, 133H1.14; Auprust, $32.7;,';/,: ; Septsm ber and October, J32.501&33. Londi firm; spot. £14!( 10s. and futures, 1160 I2i Id. Lend—Bteady, ti.it bid New Vor; Jl-7H r<t \.'.\> EaKt Bt. jyouls. I^»ndon spot, £ll' 11s 3d. Spelter—steady; |5 Gfl®6 Now York, end $4.1)51/ I.ni Kant St. Louis, Iron —Cleveland warrants 4;»h 1 ]jd In Lon don. Locally Iron was unchanged. JAMES WYNKOOP SUITS AGAINST MIDWAY UNION ARE DISMISSED The IVrea (iriinl OH company haa <ll« --nil»»nl nil units nicalnat (h«> Midway I nlnn Oil company and its holders. TheM were damace suits amimntlnir to $182,000. The dismissal baa hern prompted by amicable settlement out of court. The Midway Inlon Oil company l» pushing development to the ntmost on both its San l'.inlillo and Midway prop erties. [ MINING QUOTATIONS [ NEVADA STOCKS Exclusive dispatch to The Herald by It A. Crlsler & Co., numbers of Los Angeles stock exchange, 200-201 I. W. Hellman building, Lo« Anseles. SAN FRANCISCO, July 21.-Florence was again the center of attraction during today's session on the mining exchange. Considerable realizing took pilot, and It Sl ,i,i oB 1-Mi points to iiM>, but closed steady at this Hkuh\ Con solidated m neglected nnd showed a Iqss of u'u points at the end of the session. Frac tion was offored at 49 cents and Oro at 8. The mi!! report of the Tonopah Mining company for the last week shows that an av-' erase. of 83 out of 100 stamps were dropping constantly, crushing 2875 tons of ore of an average value of 125.60 per ton. The output showed a total value of 180,000. . . - Following were the closing quotations: GOLDFIELD DISTRICT Adams 1 Bid. Ask. Atlanta II 12 Fr Moh 2 4 Booth 12 13 Bold Con ....863 555 B B Exten. .. 1 iVewanas — 6 s Blue Hull .. 4 .. 3r'eat Bend., 2 , 3 Rlue Bell ..1 i 9t Bend An. .. 1 B B Bon 2 Brandma 2 Col Mtn 2 Jumbo Ex .. 25 57 Ponqueror .... 2 Kendall 1 2 Tomb Frac 47 49 Uine Star ... J 3 Crackcrjack.. 1 5 Lou Dillon .. .. 2 Daisy 4 « Oro 7 S Trlimgle 1 Red Top Ex. 1 2 D n H Con. .. 1 Red Hills ... S 4 Dixie 1 Sandstorm .... 4 Empire 1 St Ives 13 Florence ....250 25S Silver Pick .. « 8 Flor Ex 1 Fellow Rose. .. 1 TONOrAH DISTRICT Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. nelmont ....335 4"0 Morth Star ..5 6 Tim Butler.. 24 21 Res Con 2 3 Midway 2i Ifon Mining.. .. 845 Montana M fon'pah Ex.. 75 T'i MacNamara. .. 82 v7st End Con 64 M BtTLLFROO DISTRICT Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Amethyst 1 Montirm Mtn .. 1 Bullfrog Mln .. 2 Uayflow Con. 2 3 Bullfrg N 8.. 2 Tramp Con... 4 5 Bonnie Clare 5 7 U"al View • 1 MANHATTAN DISTRICT . Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. r.lttle CJrey.. .. 2 Mail Dexter., a ' .. Mnn Con ... 2 4 Mustang 1 2 Man Mining.... 1 Irhanksilvlng. 3 OTHER DISTRICTS Bid. Ask.l Bid. Ask. Ragle's Nesl I t IPltts Pllv rk .. fifl F'vlfw Eagl .. 40 hoalltlon .... 14 1« Round Mtn.. 47 4« I BOSTON MINING STOCKS Special service to The Herald by J. C. Wll eon, 212 West Fifth street, Los Angeles. BOSTON, July 21.— strength In Amal- li gamated Copper yesterday and the higher Lon don prices for the mital created considerable bullish enthusiasm this morning, but thl soon Rattened when It was discovered that stocks wi ra h*ing freely sold. The reduction in the Lead dividend was a great surprise an 1 the radical break In that stock carried down the whole list. Closing quotations were as follows: 811. Ask. I Bid. Ask. Am Pneu .. 4»i 6 Michigan .... 1 • 6 do pfd .... U% IS'4 Mohawk .. .. 42^ 44H Adi-enture .. *M 5 Nevada Con.. IR\ 19 Allouez .. .. 3* 35 North Butte. 22% 22T4 \tlantle .... 6 T Old Dominion 33 33M, Orcadian ... 394 itt Oseeola .. . .119 121 Ariz Com .. l»Vl J4 Parrot UVf 13 upex 2H 2'^iaulncy .. .. 7« 7! Butte Coal'n 17 18 Santa Fe .... I, 1% Calu & Ariz 4'J 4:<"-. 'hannon 9H 9^ Calu & Hec.6lo .. Ishoe Mach .. IS' 2 48% lentennlal .. U 16 !do pfd 2S' 2 27 Con Mercur. 5 7 3up Copper... "B'j 39 fop Range.. 69.4 MV4 Sup and Bos s SVJ ■nrbln ll'i 12 Sup and Pitt 10% 1014 Daly West.. r.>. itt Swift 102* 103 East Butte. lii 7 jr.imarack 51 Elm River.. 35 BO Trinity 4% 5 Franklin ... 9% 10'ill'nlted Fruit.lSsl4 .. Qranby 31 32 i: S Smelt 36 36<t □reene Can. 6% 7 do pfd IKS 17 Hancock .... W* I'' 1-. Utah Con ... I"'., 21' i tsle Royale.. IB U Ivictorla ?<■■ 3 Koewenaw .. 3V4 3»ii\Vlnona .... « 7 t,ake . 32% Wolverine ...105 110 1..1 Balle ... 9<A 9V»!\Vyandot .... 1% 1% Mass Copper 6% 7Vi Mass Oas ... 79 80% Mayflower .. .. M do pfd 9 91 Mcl Con .... 25 B0 North Lake.. 7>i 8 Miami 18«4 1914 Indiana •■ •• 10K 11 ii NEW YORK CURB Epeclal service l> The Herald by J. C. Wll son. 212 West Fifth street. Los Angeles. NEW YORK, July 21.—Following were the closing quotations: Bid. Ask.l Bid. Ask. Am Tobacoo.4lo 415 tlason Valley 6?i 7 B S Gas .... OS - Miami U% Wi hlcago Bub 2V» W Mines of Am 62 64 Havana Tob 4 6 vada Utah OVi t)% 3tand'rd Oil. 800 Nlplsslng ... v<'; lOTi Cns Strap Rl7 21 Ohio lVa li Butte Coal'n 17H IS Rwhlde Coal. IB 18 Davis Daly.. ''- Ray Central. 2Vi 2% Dolorea sij 6Vj|Ray Con ... IM4 IVA Ely Central. OH 0% South rtah.. li m Kly Con .... IS 22 United Cop .. 4' 4'i lldfleld Con. S'4 SH Yukon 3 B 4',J Qreen* Can. '''7 7 311 a 5 6 Olroux .. .. B^4 r-\ Iblno lii li'> Inspiration .. 6% 7 Cim Arliona. IT', 2 Ki-rr lJik.' .. T' li B Keystom .... :;"' n 3% '... Rose 3% rvi'.i Rayo 3\ 4 SAN FRANCISCO OIL STOCKS Bervtce to The Los Anseles Herald by 1.. A. Crlsler & Co., members Loa AngelM stock cx clianpe, 200-201 '- \V Jlellman bulMlnK, Los Angeles. SAX FRANCISCO, July ll.—Following wore today's 'at lon i on th° Ban Fram i stoch exchange: —Closing— — Closing— nid. Asked. nM. Asked. Associated Oil ... 46 . M 40.00 u.'T< 45.5S Brooksnlr* 1.00 1.68 1 •'" 1.66 Illinois rru'le ... .60 .r,3 .60 .64 Ma»coi Oil 2.20 .... 5.20 Monte Crlsto .... S SO .... 3. 25 3.40 New Pennsyl .... 1.10 1.50 1.07VJ 1.10 Palmer Oil 1.47^4 1.60 1.46 1.60 mier 88 .90 .89 .90 Silver Tip 8.00 2.10 2.f"> 2.10 Batei -180 Claremont 1.35; 100 Palmei ' it 1... . 100 Pllver Tip 2.00; 3"0 tlo 2.06; 25 K<rn River T.I 0. OIL COMPANIES DISBURSE BIG DIVIDENDS IN JULY A total of $434,370 in dividend! will be paid In July by eight T,os Angelea oil companies. Thrc" companlei of which E, L. Do heny Is president will pay $217,739, aa follows: American Petroleum, $93. --996; .Mexican Petroleum of California, $43,848; Mexican Petroleum, Limited, of Delaware, $79,988. The largest dividend by a single coi ipany is $140,686, which la being dis bursed by the Union. The Amalgamated 1! total la \ i tii burst in.-nts by other companies \\ ill i i■. titral, 112,600; United, $11,104; Midway Central, $2400. PRICES OF METALS IN NEW YORK MARKET! ■i- M:\\ YORK, July 21.—Copper firm; <f ■•■ Htun.luni spot, *11.8i'/4@12.;j; ,s<-p- & 4> i.mi,.r, *U.f)firstname.lastname@example.org. •,; <i> Lead, kteady; npot, $t.ii. v> <i> Uar silver, 54 5-fc, 4) • - . * •■••■• •., ....« « • • • • .. • • • * • •>.• LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 22, 1910. CROWN OPTIONS STOCK TO RICH KANSAS MAN Deal Now Pending Would, If Closed, Fully Finance Los Angeles Company Capt. James Smith, a wealthy prop erly owner of Kansas, and two Cali fornia mining men have secured a 30 --day option on several thousand shares of Crown oil stock. Way C, West, sec retary and genera] manager of the company, says he expected the option to be closed about August 10 and that the money received from the sale of stork would fully finance the company. The Crown Oil company was the first company to begin an extensive financing campaign about the first of the year and has been vigorous in its development work. The company has a 40-year lease on 3?0 acres in Ven tura county, with well No. 1 about ready for production. Location has been selected for four additional wells. The gravity of the oil already encoun tered in drilling the first well is 30 de grees Baume. • In Midway the company has a stand ard rig up and is adding a Parker rotary drill. A 70-horse power boiler will supply power, and gas will be used as fuel. The company will drill its own water well. The Midway property consists of 100 acres on section 30-32 --25, adjoining the property of the Hono lulu Consolidated company. Since the development of the Qon solldated-Mldway, Midway-Northern. Pacific-Midway and the Maricopa-Na tlonal as gushers in the vicinity of this property the territory looks reasonably certain, and big wells are expected nt from 2300 to 2500 feet. The company expects a high gravity oil similar to that produced by the Honolulu gusher, which is said to be 29 gravity. CLARA CONSOLIDATED WORKS FULL CAPACITY SWANSEA, Ariz., July 21.—The Clara j Consolidated is not worried over the I present price of copper. As long as copper is worth 8 cents the Clara will turn out the matte at the rate of about its capacity. This Is the statement of George Mitchell, president of the company, and, now that the smelter is at last j started and the great concern, eighteen I months from its inception, has entered the ranks of Arizona producers, the plant looks as if it would enable Mitchell to make good. Of course, everything is new, and auch condition makes people incline to undue optimism, but Clara possesses the ore in known deposits, thoroughly proved, and the cost of mining and smelting will be light, owing to local conditions ;ind circumstances. The last bit of work to do on the Swansea smelter was the installation of the big electric pump to handle the water through th<> furnace jackets and for other smelting purposes. This was connected ahead of time and the big plant blown in for a continuous run. Clara has broken all records in this matter of becoming a producer, and Mitchell is to blame for It. Other properties of this character have al ways required from two to four years of preparation and from $3,000,000 to | $">,000,000. Clara has sprung from the desert to the grade of producer In eighteen months, and at a cost of less than $1,500,000. This, too, includes twenty-one miles of railroad. UNION DIRECTORS TALK OVER MARKETING OF OIL Directors of the Union Oil company met at Oleum yesterday to dtScusa the marketing of independent oil. The marketing agreement between the Union and the Independents' asso ciation will be made the basis of loans which the independents propose to secure on nil in storage, providing a plan that the Union directors consid ered yesterday should be adopted. The Independents' association now has in storage about 6,000.000 barrels of oil, exclusive of that part of the output of the Lakevlew gusher which haw been stored. [f practically all the holders of this oil should desire to secure loans on it, a total of $2,500,000 or more would be needed to supply tho demand. That a portion or all of thi.s money can be secured in the east, if desired, is believed, and a representative of the oil m<yi is expected to confer soon,with New York financiers concerning the matter. OKLAHOMA OIL DECISION A decision of the prtTit^st Importance to oil men was that of Justice R. L. ■\Villiams of Oklahoma in the supremi' court of the state. The decision af flrmed the- rase of Qalbreth vs. Koletl day, on appeal from OUmulgee county, stating- that "oil and gas, while in the earth, unlike solid minerals, are not the subject*of ownership distinct from the soil, and the granting of an oil nnd gas lease on land, therefore, is a grant not on the oil that Is In the ground, but of such parts as the grantee may find and possess; nothing thai can be the subject of an ejectment or Other real action." COST OF AWAKENING ROOSTER IS $2000 MONTCLAIK, N. J., July 21.—1t cost just $2000 to awaken a sleepy rooster In tho chicken coop of Charles c; Child of this city last nipht. Child's hired man passed through the coop carrying a lighted lamp and accidentally Jarred a board on which the rooster was reposing. The rooster Hew at him and knocked the lamp from his hand. The lamp smashed on the floor, the oil blazed up and the COOP caught fire. The fire spread to the biirn and other buildings and it was two hours before. th<- Maze was under control. The firemen place the loss at $woo. SET TRIAL OF BALLERINO CASE FOR AUGUST 30 Judge Hives, in the probate depart ment of the superior court, yesterday Bet August 30 as the date of the trial of the contest M the will of Bartolo Hallerino that lias been instituted by Jeanne Uhalt. she clalmi that by a will of Bal lerlno, alleged to have beeen made July 14, 1906, the estate, which is value:! at $400,000, is hers. Administrators claim that b will executed June 22, 1907, In favor <if Delia Garrison Qulen, is the last nnd correct document made in the case. 4800 Stockholders Now enrolled who will participate in our next Quarterly Cash Dividend which will be paid on August 15, 1910. This number will be greatly increased during this month, as all who purchase stock during July, wheth er for cash or upon payments, will participate in this dividend. So the chance is now yours to join us, the Largest Co-Operative Building Company in the World and share in all future cash dividends, paid quarterly. The August Dividend will be 7 per cent on all stock of record up to and including July 31, 1910. All stockholders share in all profits of the company from all of its departments. During the month of June our capital and reserve increased $178,283.45. . All small stockholders protected against loss in the sale of their stock by a guarantee fund held by the Globe Savings Bank. No commission paid to anyone for selling our stock. Your money is put to work as soon as paid in. - % > Buy stock this month and receive your first dividend on August 15. Stock now selling for $3.25 a share. You can buy 5 shares or over up to 1000 for cash or upon payments. tt-jt -st=?\ r\ /r rgv r~g\ I LOS ANQELBS INVESTMENT COMPANY II I 1 Cw jly j i j i— y/ \<^zr 333-337 SOUTH HILL STREET Capital and Surplus over $4,000,000.00 Shipping News BAN PEDRO. July 21.Arrived: steamer Bandon from Coauille river via Redondo Beach; steamer Junil S. Higglns from Fort Bragg via San Francisco and Redondo beach; schooner A. J. Weßt eight days frjm Gray's Harbor. Sailed: Steamer President for Seattle via San Francisco and Redondo Beach; iteamer Admiral Sampson for Seattle via San Fran cisco; steamer Lucy Neff for Beattl< ; eteamer Thomas L. Wand for Portland via Port San 1.,u15; oil steamer Argyll for Oloum; steamer Francis H. Leggett for Eu reka; steamer Olympic for Bellingham; ■teamer Vanguard for Eureka via San Fran cisco. • MISCKLLAXKOI'S NOTES The steamers President of the Pacific Coast company's fleet, and the Admiral Bampson of the Alaska-Paelfle line, tailed today for San Francisco and Seattle with big pauenger ilsts and partial cargo«i of freight. The steamer Hornett is at the wharf of the Consolidated Wharf company, having proceeded to Wilmington upon arrival from Columbia river today with 750.000 feet of lumber. The steamer James S. Hijrgins, Captain HiSKins, which arrived today from Fort Bragg via San Francisco and Redomlo Beach, will sail for return Saturday morn ing. The steamer Hando«, Captain Johnion, arrived today from Redondo Beach with a partial cargo of lumber loaded on Coqullle river. The Bteamer Thos. L. Wand. Captain Pet erson, sailed today for Coquille river with ■<00 tons of iron pipe and will proceed to Portland with 300 tons of cement. The steamer Argyll, Captain Dickson, loaded 26.000 barrels of crude oil for the Union refineries at Oleum today and Failed late tonight. The steamer Olympic, Captain Hansen. sailed today for Bellingham to reload lum ber for the E. K. Wood Lumber company.. The steamer VaiiKuard sailed today for Ban Francisco with passniißi-rs and will proceed to Eureka to reload lumber. The stf-amer Lucy Neff, Capta* KlitEard. sailed today for Seattle with 640 tona of cement. MOVEMENTS OF STEAMEHS 6teamer» carrying passengors are rtu» from northern ports via San Franclico and tram southern ports direct a» follow*: ARRIVE Ueavor, Portland July 22 Santa Rosa, Ban Francisco July 22 BRnta Rosa, San Diego July 24 Norwood. Aberdeen July 21 Admiral Sampson, Seattle July or, llanalcl, S.an Francisco July 21 Onnrei! W. Elder, l'uftland ...July 25 Governor. Seattle July 26 Bear. Portland July 27 Coronado, Aberdeen July 27 Governor. San Diego July 2S Hanalel, San Frunclsco July 29 Santa Rosa. Sa i Francisco July 29 Santa Rosa, San Diego July 31 DEPAIIT Jamei S. Hlgglni, Fort lirasg July la Beaver. Portland July 23 Snntn Reea, San Diego July 23 fsnta Rosa, San Francisco July 24 Hanalel, San Francisco July 24 Admiral Sampson, Seattle July 27 George W. Elder, Portland July 2* Bear, Portland July -.'8 Oovernor, San Diego July 27 Governor, Seattle July 28 Hanalel, San Francisco July 29 Si.nta Rosa, San lego July 29 Santa Rosa, Ban Frar.clsco July 31 . TIDE TABLE (Tides are placed in order of occurrence). July 12 3:37 10:33 2:45 9:0« —0.9 3.9 2.( f.6 July 23 4:09 11:02 3:24 9:16 —0.9 4.0 2.4 6.4 July 24 4:42 11:3(> 4:10 10:.a —0.7 4.1 2.2 ti.l ARRIVALS AM) JJKI'ARTL'RES BAN FRANCISCO. July 21—Arrived: Bteamer Hoanoke. San Pedro. sailed: Steamers Banta Rosa, United Btatea cruiser Buffalo, San Diego; National City, San Pedro. nkw york, July IL—Arrived: Adriatic, Southampton. PRINCESS TO REORGANIZE The Princess Mining company, with property in the Little Tejunga canyon, witu noon be organized with 1,000,000 iihfirAa nrvnrrlino- tn v circulHi- roPHlvprl. BUILDING PERMITS Following are the building permits iMtied since the last publication of the list and classified according to wards: ' Wards — Permit!. Values. 1-jr.it . . * I 4.030 Second 5 5.740 , Third 4 9.350 li-ifth 6 12,200 Sixth • 5,180 Soventb - 3,000 Eighth 2 «o« Totals 23 »43.U'0 Sixth street, 1601 East—Home Builders of Los- Angeles, , Douglas building, owner and builder; onc-stcry two-room warehouse, $1500. Broadway, 331 South—Jacoby Broth ers, at lot, owners: Southern Califor nia Hardware and Manufacturers com pany, builder; alteration of store front, $6400. Fortyi-flrst street, 421 East—J. F. 01auder, 1441 East Sixth street, owner; H. 11^ Carpenter & Son, builder; one ■torynve-rooni residence, $1730. Thirty-second street, 822V4 East—Mrs. R. E. Davis, 81!2 East Thirty-second street, owner; Pierce & Carpenter, builders; one-story three-room resi dence, $500. Arroyo Seco avenue, 3412— H. M. Knowlei ,at lot, owner and builder; iy-story six-room residence, $1000. Sixty-fourth street, 200 East—Chris Husted, 4711 South Park avenue, owner and builder; IV4-story five-room resi dence, $1000. Western avenue and Second street— N Custer, Second and Western avenue, owner; Fred Meyer, builder; two-story barn, $1000. Bryan street, 746— J. T. Gage, 716 West Forty-seventh street; owner; Red-haw & Gage, builders; une-story Beven-room residence, $3000. M' I rose avenue and Powers street — Matilda J. Erlckson, 4419 Melrose ave nue, owner; P. J. Leaver & Co., build ers; one-story four-room residence, $340. Forty-eighth street, 1C37 West—F. W. and Helen Reynolds, 120 West Sixth street, owners; P. J. Leaver & Co., builders, one-story seven-room residence, $2390. Clifton street, 478—John Hunter, 456 Clifton street, owner and builder; one and a half story live-room residence, $1200. Main street, SSO North—Louise Naud, owner; Valentine Katzenberger, builder; addition to building, $300. Bertha street, 6210—George D. Evans, 239 Bradbury building, owner and builder; one-story five-room resi dence, $1500. Avenue Sixty-three, 6236—George D. Evans, 239 Bradbury building, owner and builder; one-story four-room resi dence, $1350. Thirty-fifth place, 1622 West—M. E. Miller, 1626 Thirty-fifth place, owner and builder; one-story six-room resi dence, $900. Kingsley drive and First street—J. !•:. Sherlock, 175 Klngsley drive, owner and builder; one-story aix-room resi dence, $1750. Third street, 439 East—L. W. Blinn Lumber company, owner; F. O. Eng strum company, builder; to underpin building, JISOO. Third street, 118 West—American District Telegraph company, at lot, owner; G. & M. Smith, builders; al terations of hulldlng, $200. Vignea street, 120 North—D. Pitzer 801 East First street, owner; C. Law rence, builder; repairs of residence, $300. Twenty-second street, 1006-OS West— Sin. Laura Allen, 1000 West Twenty second street, owner; E. L. Henck, builder; two-story flat buildlin,', $4500. Thirty-sixth street. 1646 West—O. B. Smith, 628 West Thlrty-slxlli street, owner; W. E. Smith, builder; addition to residence. $1800. Avenue 20, 143 North—D. O. Meeker, at lot, owner and builder addition to residence, $200. Eleventh avenue and Twenty-fifth ttreet—A O ClnrW. IHO East TllirtV- sixth street, owner and builder; l'i story six-room residence, (2!>oh. Sixty-second strret, ir>,"i East— C. i,. Hall. 218 East Fifty-ninth place, owner iind builder; one-story six-room resi dence, $1,300. Cuman strPPt, 1553—Charles 'I' Mur phey, 41S Cutter avenue, owner: H. F. Beachamp builder; H£-story nine-room residence, 18000. , San Pedro: Tenter street. !».T| South —H. steigietz, owner and builder; one story shed, $110. Mountain View and Olive avenue F. Btanwoodi owner: the Alfred B Uwynn company, builder; one-story, llve-roo m residence, $12<i" Adams street, 1266 Blast—Charles Toperser, owner; A. p. Sippel, builder; to complete residence, $ir>o. P. E. R. R. OFFERS $250 REWARD FOR HOLDUPS A reward of J250 has been offered by the pacific Electric Railway company for the arrest and conviction of the robber who held up and robbed the crew of an Eastlake car Wednesday night near the Indian village, seeurias about $30 in cash. Several detective! have been detailed on the ease, but ow ing- to the meager description furnished by the crew, they have been unable to make an arrest. The Time to Buy Stock Is When the Market Is Quiet Why not investigate the IDA MAY OIL CO. and then after you are satisfied that the company is all right, take a FLYER before the stock advances, which it will certainly do before long. Thousands of people ape getting steady incomes from their invest ments in California oil companies. * Why do We Ask the Public to Buy? Because we want to increase our PRODUCTION by putting down addi tional wells. It Is Not a Case of "We're Going to Get Oil" We are already producing oil from three wells, and sending it to market through our own pipe lines, but we wish to increase the production by drilling new wells. Our company is equipped with every convenience for a large produc tion, and have just installed the llrst of a battery of 70 horse power boil ers, and have made a contruct to begin the drilling of the first of ten new wells which the management proposes to put down as fast as money and men can do it. but it takes money to do this, and that is why we are asking the public to invest with us and share in the good things that are in store, for all present and prospective stockholders of the Ida May Oil Company Buy this stock before It 1h listed on the stock exchanges of San Fran cisco, Lob Angeles and Uakersileld. If you are looking for a quick return in a day or a week this Is not what you want, but if you want to get into as good a company aa there is in California, where you can double your money in six months and double it again the next six months, while all the time your investment is safe and sound. THIS IS YOUII OPPORTUNITY. We Will Sell Stock on Terms if Desired— One-Quarter Cash—One-Quarter Each Thirty Days Thereafter Tflcphone HOME K5855 or MAIN J837, or cull at the office for further lnfonns li..n. MAKK CHECKS OB DRAFTS IMYAIILK TO THE Ida May Oil Co. 207 MERCANTILE PLACE LOS ANGELES COURT GRANTS DIVORCE ON GROUNDS OF CRUELTY Mrs, Mary A. Ouirado, «rho flrsl her husband, E. R. 'i Jrado, for divorce on the ground that he ra4 committed i statutory offense, to which a defense waa to have been made, and who changed ,her charge to that of cruelty, was granted a decree on the latter ac cusation by Judge Jam. ■ in 111- supe rior court yesterday. 'I'l^ case was transferred from Judge Hutton'i department because of the absence of that jurist from the city. FINED FOR UNMUZZLED DOG "Judge, the dog was without MB muzzle just a minute," worn the ex planatlon offered by W, M. Johnson to Poii. c Judga ' toamben yeati rday morning on a charge or violating the dog muzzle ordinance. "A minute's as Rood as an hour." replied tlv magis trate in this case. Johnson paid V- to the court clerk. SNEEZES SELF TO DEATH NEW YOIIK, July 21.—Joseph Ben nerschetd sneezed himself to deuth tn a restaurant hero lnst night. After Khaking pepper Into his soup he waa seized with a tit of .vnnezlng and rup tured a blood vessel. He was 51 yeari old. .