The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 3, 1933 · Page 4
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THE BAKERS?IELD CALIFORNIA^ TUESDAY, JANUARY 3/1933 ' OIL ^MINING Federal Petroleum Company has announced plans to drill ;i wall on section 28, 2C-2S in the north Mount I'OKO Creek district of Korn county. Thu firm's headquarters lire located nt -119 Call bulldlnir In San Francisco. Superior Preparing Sixth Huffman Site Superior Oil Compuny in grading site for a.Huffmnn No. (!. drill Job on sec-tl'jn I'll, 21-17 In thn north dome urea of Inn Kettlcnmn Hills field. Tno site IK dltuntud just 408 feel wotitli nnd 340 fret wuwl from the northoiisl corner oC the section. No. C will ofi'sot .Standard Oil Company ncwuHt si to, No. 8-S.1J, stake only last week. Roberts Announces Site at Fruitvale A. F. Roberts Is the newest operator for tho Krullvalo field. He has staked location for his Koblnson No. 1, Just 2740 ff«t Houth and Jltlfl feet east from tho northwest corner of • section 23, 29-27. Material for the rig has been assembled, FRED TURNER PLANSJPY JOB Darby - Syndicate, (Fred Turner concern), will drill a tost well on section 22, 32-23 In the Midway district. Offices of the concern are located at 711 Hill Btreeti'Los Angelct». Watsonville Drill Job Is Abandoned .Western Gulf Oil Company's No. 1 oh the Johnston lease, section 29, 12-2 in Monterey county near Watsonvlllo, was drilled' to 3103 feet Into granite debris, the top nt which was encountered at 3U'5 foot, and tho Well la being abandoned. No showlntts of importance were noted at any time during drilling of tho w,ell. ' Storage, Shipping Facilities Lacking Indian Petroleum Company, at Its Permit No. 82-2 In the Rlncon district, has completed nnd shut In tho well without a conclusive test due to lack of storage facilities and pipeline connections. The well JIBB a depth of 3126 feet. It Was cleaned out to 2040 feet, swabbed for a water shutoff test and started to flow of Ita own Accord. WINTER... HERE'S YOUR MATCH/ Here is the AAA Official Report— "Standard"Start* in 2.11 Seconds at 10° Below Zero A (OTHER big step forward! ThU,Winter'« "Standard" Gasoline is produced for exceptional cold weather performance by Standard Oil's great research laboratories. New improvements give you the remarkable quick-starting qualities proved by the official American Automobile Association test, and a full-powered, full-combination motor fuel as well. STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA STANDARD GASOLINE Litten Thursday — STANDARD OIL SYMPHONY HOUR-^roadcasting the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, 8:15 to 9:15 P. M. over NBC. This is to certify that a Freeze Starting Test on Standard Gasoline, purchased by us in the open market, resulted as follows: The test was conducted in a stock Model A Ford Engine at the following temperatures: Combustion Chamber . . . . . . . 10" F Below Zero Atmospheric Temperature ..... 10* F " " Zerolene Motor Oil in Crankcase ... 6*F " " Zerolene Gear GreaM, Winter .... 7*F " " Standard Gasoline 7.5° F " The engine started and continued to run in 2.11 seconds after first pressure on starting button. This test is officially sanctioned by the AAA and conforms in all respects to the regulations of that body; the engine and all products being of the grade and consistency regularly purchasable. Temperatures given are Fahrenheit. CONTEST BOARD, AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION •• CP/nflj^ AAA ZONE SUPERVISOR MEMBER NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF AAA AAA ENGINEERING APPOINTEE Cti STANDARD STATIONS,INC. ~ RED WHITE &> BLUE DEALERS Cut iii State Taxes Part of Agency's 1933 Agenda EASTERN GAS PRICE FALLS (Afuoctntcd PI-CUB Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 3. — TWs Sin- .clalr Refining Company, subsidiary/of Consolidated Oil Corporation, today announced a reduction of 1 cent a gallon In the tank wagon and aervloe station price of gasolln» In the company's territory. The reduction affects all .grades. KERNVILL.E, Jan. 3.—Work of a development and prospecting nature Is now under way on the Goldbug and tho .Goldbug Extension claims, located on the Bandy place, 3 miles west of Kernvllle. These daims are the properties of Clarence J. Pascoe, S. J. Rhymes, Earl Pascoe and Cecil Pascoe. The section (n which the prospects are located IIHH, in the past, produced much gold. The present operators have dlscbv- ered several small ore veins, little stringers?, that run into tho hundreds of dollars In gold values per ton. These small fingers of limited ore volume may be tho lead, it Is hoped by the operators, to guide them to larger bodies of milling value. Pay ore, so far recovered, can bo crushed and panned and tests made without the necessity of horning. Air is free gold. t "POT-0-GdD" of months, this attention to the K33HN CANYON, Jan. 3.—Rains of last month brought that well-known "pot-o-gold" and much rejoicing to owners of the Homestako mine, in this district. A drift was being driven along the vein, when tons of rock—which had been loosened by the heavy rains— ! slid down the mountainside, caving In | the portal of the tunnel and exposing a parallel vein about four feet wide. Samples taken from the new vein assayed $12 a ton. ! This new vein, it is believed, Is a i continuation of'the Edison vein. The j old lidtson mine has been In operation j sinc« 1905,. but up to that time, had produced approximately $50,005 In gold. O FFICIALS of the Oil Producers Bales Agency of California haVo outlined a policy program for 1033, which calls for additional efforts to halt the Increase of taxation upon the citizens of California, nnd deals particularly with problems Involving the petroleum Industry. Included In the agenda formulated » for the agency In 1988 were: 1. Opposition to any Increase In taxation. 2. Opposition to any diversion of the gasoline tax funds for any purpose other than that having to, do with highways In the state of California. Favor for reduction In state expenditures as essential to welfare of the *state. . 4. Favor for reduction In the state gasoline tax. 5. Favor for a decrease In taxa-^ tlon generally and particular!^ against the oil Industry. , Agency officials have, petitioned Governor James Rolph, Jr., to consider tho use of asphaltlc bases In construction of state highways In order that the production of heavy crude oil-might be utilized. In tho petition, the agency pointed out: "For a number agency has given construction and maintenance of highways In California, and Ve have been at a loss to understand the apparent disposition In state work to favor Portland-cement concrete over as- phaltlc-cement concrete for highway construction. "The oil Industry Is the greatest natural resource Industry in the state. It pays a huge amount of taxes annually for state, county and munlcl-' pal maintenance. In addition, at HH own expense, It collects the motor fuel tax that, provides the bulk of the revenue for highway construction, maintenance and Improvement," The agency offered two creditable Ideas for the governor's consideration. They were: i 1. The direction of official attention to a necessary, sound, and positive conservation of tax receipts, either In the' form of an actual saving, or In more equitable distribution. 2. A frankly honest and justifiable suggestion that will lead to an Increased market for heavy crude potro- leum of an asphalt base that will Improve conditions in the districts In th« state producing that of oil, with the resultant benefits to all lines of business in those areas. Road construction engineers report that a difference In favor of asphaltlc- concrete of more than $3000 per mile Is shown by a cost comparison based upon sections of 20-foot, pavement, seven Inches thick at the center and nine Inches .thick at the edges, of tho two accepted types of heavy-duty paving materials, tho agency Informed the governor. SMALL DIMS ONLY j SALE REPORT RIVER PLACERS KEUNVII.,t,E, Jan. 3.—Placer mining along the Kern river continues to be the old standby as tho means of a little quick money. At this time there are no operations of any great magnitude, most of the work being done by one and ( two men outfits, taking all that they produce. One of the larger placer operations Is being conducted by W. A. Elsterman, who has leased the B. S. Bldwell property on the Kern river at Hobo Hot Springs. He is using- an extensive sluice box system and, It Is reported, has recovered some nice values. The placer miners In the district market their product with John L,. Hooper, at Hobo Hot; Springs, a licensed buyer of gold. « • • New Fishing Work at Discovery We'll Additional fishing difficulties have been encountered by the Standard OH Company at Its No. 6-29V,. section 29, 23-30 In the middle dome district of Kettlemtui Hills, tho project credited with "discovery" of the middle dome area. The 3-lnch drill pipe was recovered to C940 feet, but the _ fishing string froze at 6917 feet and" parted at 360 feet. Tho string was backed off to 1537 feet and fishing for remainder of the lino Is underway. Expect Completion of Rettleman Well Completion of Its No. 67-19J well on section 19, 21-17 In the north dopne district of Kettlema'n Hills, U onttol pated at a close date by the Standard Oil Company. The well has a total depth of 8841 feet. The 7-lnch oil string froze a 8114 feet. The hole was plugged t 8640 feet and the E-lnch string wo run and perforated from S043 feet to 8G36 feet. KERNVILLE, Jan.' 3.—Current re- jort has It of pending sale of the old King Solomon mine, at Havllah, to arge mining Interests. This old producer Is the. property of Stubblefleld and Uosa, expert mining men. Recently at Hobo Hot Springs, Stubblefleld expressed himself as heal- ant about selling the property, and ffered but little encouragement along hat line. The partners contemplate working he property themselves, and lately have taken out some s very high-grade ore which is being milled at the Edrelo mill. John L. Hooper, of Hobo Hot Springs, a dealer In raw gold, and one of the most expert of milling men In .he state, is in charge of milling opor-. atlon. The result will be viewed with much Interest by mining men as, at this time,, a revival of mining activity around Havllah Is dominant. *"*"* Pur man Starts New Job at McKittrick Thomas H. Purman will drill another well In tho McKittrlok district, 4 It becomes .apparent with a repofrt ot ,\ a technical spudding job by him on section 27, 29-21., The new job, known as the Cymric No. 3, was staked 300J feet south and 300 feet east from the* northwest corner of the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of the section, and was spudded technically, on December 27. Meanwhile, on section 22. 29-21, Purman is circulating his 5335-foot No. 1 deep test well. taxed Throqts «• • Ingredients of Vicki VapoRub WICKS VMCDICATED COUGH Due* MAKE STRIKE RAND8BUHO, Jan. 3.— Charles Ah- ors and his two partners, holders of No. IB leuBO at tho King Solomon, have opened up an 8-lnch streak of high- grade gold ore at the 450-foot level. THAT'S DIFFERENT LANCASTER, Pa., Jan. 3. (A. P.)— It makes a difference to Harry Kreuson who steals a horse and why. He reported tho theft of his horse and wagon to police but called off the search after finding tho animal bolng used by a boy whoso parents are ill. The lud had made $1 hauling ashes. Kreuson refused to ^prosecute. SPORTSMAN DIES ST. PETERSBURG, Fla,. Jan. 3. (A. P.)— Horace C. Hurlbutt, 70, prominent Westport, Conn., sportsman' and a leader of the Patrons of Husbandry, national farming organization, died yesterday at his winter home here. OREGON PIONEER DIES ROHEBUriG, Ore., Jan. 8. (A. P.)— Prank H. Churchill, 72, for more than 40 years engaged in the hardware business in Rosoburg, died here yesterday. He was born at Dartford, Wit)., and came to Portland, Ore., In ]877, later moving to Roseburg. DR. VAN METER .CAREFUL DENTI.ST Ntw low »rloti on plain «nd lirldgtvork ' Mido In our own laboratory , 1421 Nineteenth Street Acrou From Welll'i Phon* 179 1933 Specials on PAINTS Outsld* Paint, 10 colors gal. 93c Excellent Guaranteed Paint, all colon gal, $1.36 Asphalt Roof Coating, OOc gal,, B-gal. can. ....$2.49 Kaltomlne, all colors 25 Ibs. $1-10 W« <tn MVI y»u money on tur eonisloto lint tf Ptlflu, Entmelt and Varnltliei. "Free City .Delivery United Iron & Metal Co. 2810 Chester Ave. Phon: 1441

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