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Sunday, May 15, 1910. DAILY AEIZONA SILVER BELT Page Three BRIEF TERRITORIAL NOTE ,Y r It is said that $30,000 worth of lots in the Parker townsito wero sold on tho first day of tho sale, May 10. Lou Goddard, tho little son of Mr. .and Mrs. L. B. Goddard of Prescott, was accidentally drowned in an irriga tion ditch ono day last wcok. Twenty-three milch cows shipped from Tempo to Guaymas the other day brought the unprecedented price of $87.50 each. ( Four Tu"eson men havo been arrested in Tucson charged with stealing clothes from the wash lino of a Chinese Maun dryman. Pretty moan men if guilty, eh! , A general wage increase of from 10 to15 per cent is asked for by tho con ductors of the Maricopa & Phoenix and Phoenix & Eastern lines. It is said that the roads will resist tho demands. Delegates from Knights of Colum bus lodges all over Arizona aro assemb ling in Tn'cson for the annual territorial convention or tno oracr, which win convene in that city this morning. Master Kenneth Simpson, a Tomb stone lnd, may loso tho sight of his Tight eye, as the result of having jabbed tho point of a pair, of scissors into the membor while at play the other day. Mayor Jacobus' of Tucson, in answer 'to rumors that ho intended to resign aa municipal head of tho Old Puoblo, de nies that thero is any truth in t"0 story nnd says when ho gets ready to resign there will be no "rumQrs" about it. Fair Commissioner Pirtlo says that as soon as Arizona becomes a stato tho commission expects, to secure about $150,000 by apprppriations 'for tho building of new structures and improv ing the fair grounds at Phoenix. IN ARIZONA b8(rjrscbeoviF 4 Prescott ladies havo organized for tho purpose of properly observing Decor ation Day and paying honor to the old Bolcliers who have passed to the great beyond. , , f . Track laying on the Holton interur ban extension west from El Centroto JNew River is -about' to start and will be completed to New River some time in July. The line is the easterly con nection for tho San Diego, & Arizona lino now under construction. i Descendant of ono of tho longest lines of Indian chiefs in the southwest, and himself in lino to wear the feathered crown of leader of tho Pima Indians, Harry Azul pleaded guilty in the fed eral court at Phoenix tho other day to u charge of pejury. "If tho democrats in congress do not insist on tho educational qualification clause in the statehood bill for Ari zona, I believe that this session of congress will lot Arizona into tho un ion," declares Den S. Goodrich of Phoe nix on his return from a trip to Wash ington, D. C. Tho latest claim of tho boosters of tho Pineair resort near Mesa, and one which'is being played for all it is worth, is tho allegation that tho waters of the resort havo great medicinal properties nnd are capablo of effecting a euro for tho majority of ills to which flesh is boir. " George W. Bragg, a negro barber, charged with being jmplicatod in tho dynamiting of the homo of Superinten dent Whalen of tho Southorn Pacific, at Tucson several months ago, is on trial this week, and grcat interest is being manifest in his hearing. A big party of Western Union offi cials, including General Managor Bol raont of Now York and General Super intendent Jaynes of San Francisco, is making a trip through tho principal cities of tho territory, boing duo in Tuc son today. They aro traveling in two privato cars. Invitations have been sont ont to friends of Superintendent Thomas II. Rynning of tho 'territorial penitentiary at Florence to witness tho'-execution of Francisco Marquoz, convictod of the murder of Peter Hodges at Yunta. He will be hanged at tho penitentiary on Friday, May 27. George Giesebcll, who was erroneously reported in several territorial papors as having robbed a Tucson saloon nnd bo ing later arrested for tho crime, ,isin reality the owner of the saloon which was looted, and very naturally feels ag grieved at tho unsavory notoriety which iame gratuitously, added to tho misfor tune of being robbed. t Shot through tho head with a 32-eal-ber revolver, tho bullet entering about one inch abovo tho right car and opin ing out about an inch abovo tho loft car, Del Thurber, a Prescott freighter who attempted to sulcido last week, is still alivo and seems to havo given up tho intention of dying, at least from tho present wound. NEWS FROM SAFFORD (Mrs. W. D. French, Correspondent; SAFFORD, May 14. A petition placing in nomination candidates for the various city offices, known as tho "Fcoplo's Ticket," was filed the 12th inst. It comprises tho following names: For council J, R. Wolkor, Davo Ridge way, Charles Faulkner, P. J. Jacobson, H. Houck; town clerk Pat Anderson; street commissioner C. Kreuger. TRUTH NUMBER 4 i - v ' 4 ry J'.i C " ? A Good Investment Is Worth a Life Time of Toil o IL is one of the greatest things in this country today. More fortunes have been made and are being made in Oil than in any known commodity. Of course the first principle of making money is to provide the public something that the public wants when it wants it, and for which the public is willing to pay the producer's price. Too many men make failures who, face the other way and try to sell the public some thing which they want the public to have,'and thus the provider is ultimately obliged to sell at the public's price, and in that there is little or no profit. Oil is a necessity, and new uses are being made of it every day. On the Pacific Coat, Oil is about the only fuel used, and even two of our largest railroad systems use California Crude Oil for locomotive fuel. BROWN GOLD By E. S. Noto: (We wish tho reader to know that tho .term "Brown Gold" means California Crudo Oil.) When Jud Elwood awoke ono morning v in his cabin, located near Bakersfield in the Stato of California, and decided to go on a rabbit hunt "by his lorioly" ho little dreamed the result of that decision and the subsequent trip was lead to tho discovery of dno of tho greatest Brown Gold producing districts in the world; and naturally the thought never occurred to Jud, because he had in mind simply hunting for rabbits, not min erals. To quote Jud, as ho gave the account of his find to tho writer, he on that morning lleft his cabin accompanied by his gun and 'dogs: and Jud, by tho way, was always fond of dogs and had a few that were as good as any in Kern county; and Jud knows a good dog, too, and why not? His old home, Bakersfield, is the Mecca to which all really good ones mako an annual pilgrimage to at tend tho great National Tryout. Well, to continue Jud's story, he started put in a direction to the northwest of his cabin tow ards tho foothills, and after securing a good sized bag of cottontails was returning home ward, when his attention was attracted in one direction to tho different hues of tho early morning mist, which rising from tho soil, gave off a color that had tho .appearance of being a brown-colored hazo, .or a "some thing" entirely different from that noticeable I in other directions, .with the result that El wood was soon convinced of tho presence of Brown Gold and the existence of tho Kern River District today proves his deductions to havo been correct. Jud- had hard work at first iff his efforts to convince friends and neighbors as to the importanco of hi? find, his deductions not being accopted oven -by exports as being at all, reasonable, which brings to mind the curious story told of the earliest discov ery of Brown Gold in this country during tho days of Colone Drake. The Wise Ones at that time smiled at tho prospector, being amused at tho more idea of finding Brown Gold in tho earth. Tho son of one old farmer , brought homo tho news of Col. Drake's find, which to tho mind of jtho old i man was utterly absurd, consequently he i would not bclievo it. "If you had told me that they had found whiskey, I could read ily understand it, for ho know that whis key is made from corn, and it might easily soak through tho roots of tho stalk and ac cumulate in the cartn, but flowing Brown t Gold, never." As a consequence, tho adverse opinions and criticisms to which" Jud was sub ject showed neither sympathy nor support, which made him fully realize tho old truth vj - --that "no man is a prophet in his own coun-' try," and the sequence in all probability would havo been that tho great body of min eral wealth which had been lying there dor- 1 . mant for many ages would havo remained un disturbed if it wore not for the stranger who ' took advantage of tho opportunity and backed his judgment with money. This fact is notorious in the history ot tho develop ment of tho great Kern River District. Practically, and excepting one old firm which 1 had pinned its faith on what is now famous as the "West Side," tho district where gushers aro making millionaires nearly every day, the brains and means which developed the groat Brown Gold districts of California, which to day is by long odds tho greatest producing country in the world, camo from tho outside from the stranger. Tho local capitalist and others of smaller means, being absolutely blind as to tho opportunity then within their gasp. From other portions of tho state, Cali fornia capital and brains took a leading part in the early development. Well known mer chants, lawyers, doctors, lumber and fruit men'taking a leading.part, and to the list must be added the many nundreds of the compara tively smaller investors, such as mechanics, railroad men and particularly the strong sup port and backing furnished by the keen de partment storo employes two Los Angeles stores alono supporting hundreds of investors, each ono helping the development in amounts ranging from o0 by the lady cashiers to $2,500 by managers of departments. Another interesting feature in this connection was tho impetus given by tho residents of the "Show Me" statei They sent their delegates to in vestigate, were duly "shown," and as a con sequence investments havo added many mil lions of dollars in Brown Gold to the world's wealth. Some towns of about 20,000 inhabi tants furnishing more "sinews" than did any ono of tho wealthy eastern states. It was not very long after the Elwood discovery before all tho good land in the district was acquired principally by mining, fruit, lumber and other men, who through business connections and associates wero brought into activo touch with tho exact situation in Korn County, and who wero quick to tako advantage of tho immenso possibili ties and profits to be ultimately derived from tho development of Brown Gold as against that of any other nind of mining or industral enterprise. And, as a consequenco, thoso who later on decided to engage in tho industry were compelled to go elsewhero and sccuro lands in other districts, where indications and general apcarance of tho country were similar to those prevalent in tho Kern Rivor District. This "crowding out," which led to the com pulsory seeking for other districts was par ticularly fortunate from tliCHfact that it led to tho further exploiting, development and ul timately tne proving up of the greatest of all California Brown Gold District "Coalinga.l' The stupendous magnitude and the recent lapid advancement made in the development of this great Brown Gold district is such as fully warrants the namo tho "WONDER DISTRICT," and in brdcr to fully appreciate its immense richness and tho development thereof which has been made during tho past few years, which period covers tho real open ing up of tho field, a comparison will bo nec essary, and for the purpose of making an in telligent one, tho celebrated Kern River Dis trict, the field is generally (and was truly) regarded as being tho greatest and richest producer of Brown Gold in tho world will bo taken. The authentic, up-to-date figures used in order to substantiate the statements made aro thoso compiled for the month of March 1910, and they are interesting as well as remarkablo from the fact that they prove unquestionably the supremacy of Coalinga the Wonder District of California, and shows it to be by all odds, through comparison 01 present development, as well as by results, actual production the King of all Brown Gold districts. The figures referred to, which cover the total production of thoso two gTcat Brown Gold districts for the month of March, 1910, are: Barrels. Coalinga District .... 1,231,000 Kern River District.... 1,100,000 barrels of 42 gallons each, tho difference in favor of the Coalinga district being 131,000 barrels for 'the month. BUT when the pres ent development of both districts are taken into consideration, tho startling fact is real ized that the great Coalinga District produced this enormous quantity of Brown Gold with less than one-half the number of wells as compared with the moro thoroughly developed and comparatively older district, the Kern River. And by a further comparison of the average production per well in the two districts it is shown that the Coalinga district well produced two and ono-half times as much Brown Gold as was produced by the Kern River District well in tho same period, or in other words, to mako tho contrast more apparent, while the averago Kern River well was producing 800 barrels tho average Coalinga well was produc ing 2,000 barrels. Having shown by facts and figures that Coalinga is tho greatest producing district, it is now pertinent to refer to another point in order to show tho further great advantage this district has in facilities for marketing or moving the product to Tidowater, and this brings up the subject of transportation, which as a matter of tact was tho ono and practical ly the only handicap with which, until re cently, the producer o Brown Gold in Cali fornia has had to contend. Producing a commodity without tho facilities of getting it to a market is like finding a yellow gold mine in tho heart of Africa without being able to handle tho oro or getting tho product to the outside world. Such was the story of Brown Gold found in the heart of California. No means of transportation, excepting by the few thousand tank cars furnished by the rail roads, which at its best was a totally inade quate, as well as very expensivo service. Now, however, these conditions' have been com pletely changed, and with a duo appreciation of tho magnitudo and importance of the wonder of all producing districts, tho Coalinga producer has at his disposal the service of the following great pipo lino systems ono of six-inch nnd four of eight and ten-inch ca pacity each, making in all fivo great through pipe lines, which extend to various coast points north and west from the district to market, i. e., Tidewater. Theso lines aro: Associated from Coalinga to Monterey, from Coalinga to Port Costa; Producers from Coalinga to Port Harford; Stanford from Coalinga to Mendota, the lat ter two being parallel lines, which connect with the through line to Point Richmond on San Francisco Bay. The product is handled bv the transporta tion company or companies with which the producer elects to do business, which concern, at their cost and expense, run pipe lines to the property and take care of the product, thus relieving tho producer of all further work. From tidewater points the Brown Gold is shipped north, south, east and west, from Alaska in the north to Chili in the south; and over seas as iar as Japan, and portions of it even as far as Australia. The Coalinga district offers a product cap able of further immense development;' offers ample facilities for. the marketing of the same; offers a market which is practically un limited, coupled with a demand for the com modity, which all present efforts have as yet been unable to supply. With all these facts in mind, can a singlo argument be advanced that will contradict the statement that an in vestment now made in Coalinga Brown Gold is tho best investment extant f How or where can I make an investment whereby I may participate in tho distribution of the immenso amount of mineral wealth with which California is so favored and the de velopment of which is still in its infancy! How? By making an investment in a company that has something to offer in return for your investment and the more they "have and hold" tho greater will be your return there on. Where? Investigate fully tho California National Crude Oil Company, which has re cently acquired Tivo Thousand Acres of ..the Brown Gold holdings in the now famous Coalinga district, the wonder of California. Remember the story of Jud and his dog and don't be likened unto the blind friends and neighbors but "get in" now, like the stranger did, when the investment of a few hundred dollars, which the stranger actual ly made, resulted in a private,,car,-which ho now uses and is now his own a,ll 'the result of a small investment inf B,r'owij JGold made at the bottom. " - J. Invest your savings in a company it hat is operating in tho greatest field in the state. Remember you have only a short time to pur chase this sfock at 40 cents per share. We can asuro you that within a limited time this stock will bo sold for double this figure, and ' you will see it quoted at that figure in theso columns. Wo would adviso you to make as largo a reservation as you can afford and to do, so immediately. Mako all drafts, money orders, etc., payable to the California National Crude Oil Company, Los Angeles, Cal., and mail with attached blank. California National Crude Oil Co. I. W. HELLMAN BLDG., Los Angeles, Cal. Gentlemen: Enclosed find for which please issue me SUBSCRIPTION BLANK I Dollars Shares of the Treasury Stock of the above Corporation. ' Name . Address &- if i California National Crude Oil Company I. W. HELLMAN BUILDING, Los Angeles, California j- Har Merrill' came in yesterday from the Uochiso UoId.'Aumng & Milling com pany's camp and reports that so far thoy had crosscut nineteen feet of gold bearing ore and are not yot through the vein. The lowest assay of this rock gave $19.00 in gold. When it became known this week that Turner Rayburn, who conducted a general store at Central, had taken his departure, his creditors in tho valloy wero somewhat agitated. It is thought that $500 will cover tho indebtedness and may be adjusted by the former own er of tho business, S. T. Branham. Mrs. Z. C. Prina loft this morning for Long Beach, where they "will spend the summer. H. C. Harrington eamo In from Salt Lake City yesterday afternoon. Forest Supervisor T. T. S.wift and parents are expected homo today from Camp Incoption. W. R. Chambers and friend Mr. Schoonmaker of Now York, left this week to tako in the wonders of the Grand Canon. Mrs. Eva Gourly graduated from the academy at Thatcher last week and in June will leave for Utah to attend a summer school. Grant Robbins and family of Solo monville will leave Sunday morning for Michigan, where thoy will visit Mr. Robbins parents. E. E. McVcagh and C. W. Parsons of San Francisco aro business visitors in the valloy. The local lodge Daughters of Rebek- ah, held anniversary services at their hall last evening and initiated four new members into the beauties of tneir work. The candidates wero: Mesdames Broshears, Sanks, Richards and Miss Sarah Wilson. The Odd Fgllows lodge was in attendance and after the cere mony ice cream and cake were served and an enjoyable social time followed. Yesterday Master Sturges Abbott limlipfl .a treo to readiust. tho rone of a swing and in testing the strength of a limo too iar surprised nine job, wnu occupied the swing below, by falling upon him. The frightened mother found Joo somewhat dazed both other wise unhurt, but Sturges buffered pain ful injury to the arm at tho elbow and was obliged to seek the doctor. Miss Nellie Bond of Clifton, sister of Prof. W. W. Boyd, is visiting her brother in Thatcher. She is an accomp lished singer. Wedding invitations have been issued by Mr. and Mrs. E. C, Phillipt of Thatcher to the marriage of their daughter Alice to Pratt A. Pace, Wed nesday evening, May 25. Miss Alice Philips was born and raised in Thatehe and besides her other accomplishments, is a singer of recognized ability. Mr. Pace, a nephew of Hon. W W. Pace, is also a product of the valley and is a prosperous farmer. The young peo ple are well known throughout this sec tion of the country. Last night "The Palms" was entered through a window in the rear and three dollars in change taken and a quantity of cigars. An entrance was also effected to the house of J M. Fobter at his ranch and some of his property carried away. Mr. Foster was at his home in Safford and thinks that he knows the offender.