1900 Mar 15 - H E Irish - Evening Sentinel - Struck Oil
J. H. Logan has telegraphed to II. E. Irish that the River View Oil Co. of Santa Cruz, whose land Is located near Bakersfield, struck the first strata of oil Wednesday afternoon at a depth of 33 feet. Among the Santa Cruz stockholders stockholders are H. E. Irish, J. H. Logan, H. S. Holway, II. E. Cox, F. R. Howe and Mr. Dieters.