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^^?^^^.^'^.f«7,' l ' > TftEl BAKERSttELD CAUFORNIAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1933 OIL ««t MINING! (Assaotated Vrets Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 10.—The Supreme Co.tirt has refused, to reconsider its recent decision sustaining the commissioner of Internal revenue In assessing' additional taxes of $398,400 Against the Murphy Oil Company of New York, for, 1010 and 1920. The taxes were levied on royalties the company received on .Its'- Coyote ahd Whlttier oil and gas properties iti southern California. .The court held bonuses and royalties received from bll properties must b? : treated alike In making depletion al. lowances In assessing federal taxes. The' company, while accepting-this Vullng, declared U would be deprived of Its benefits unless the court granted a . rehearing . and remanded the case to have the amount of expected royalties determined. Unless that action was taken, the company argued, It would be deprived offthe advantages of the decision and would be punished for the failure of the commissioner of Internal revenue to estimate expected royalties before assessing additional taxes. MILHAM STAKES SITE NO. 22JN_GAS AREA ..\Mllham Exploration Company has 'started work at (Its Whltoker No, 8 site, on section 8, 28-23 In the Buttonwillow gaa field—Its twenty-second project for that Kern area. Whltaker No. 3 was staked lust 660 feet south and 990 feet east from the west quarter corner of ' the section, or center of the northeast quarter Of the southwest quarter of the section. ' The concern's twenty-first Job for tho field, the Southern Pacific, Company No. 14-31 on section 81, 27-23, Is being drilled ahead toward 1000 feet, after the 12V4-inch, casing was cemented at 515 feet. Southern Pacific Company No. 41-1, section 1, 28-22, twentieth Job for Mllliam at Button-willow, completed several days ago for about 14,000,000 cubic feet of natural gas dally from a depth of 2611 feet, has been shut In. RARE ORE FOUND AT GLENDALE • '* .*, *.•.•.*.:*;*. * .•'.+ , .*'•:.' .\ •'.-'* ;* '* Discovery Withheld Three Years "X" METAL INTRIGUES SCIENCE Uffl GRANTS 11 . • . (Associated Pr«t» Leased Wire) L OS ANGELES, Jan. 10.—Charles C. ] Berg, Beverly Hill* civil and mln* Ing engineer, for seven years chief engineer of the International Nickel Corporation, said today that a r«r« ore, yielding a metal comparable In hardness with the best alloys, tuw been discovered |n the • Little Tu- Junga mining'district .near Glendale.' , Ho said announcement of the discovery has been . withheld while experiments were made over a period of three year* In Detroit, Toledo and elsewhere, He calls tho find "X metal." Hardntti Confirmed One test confirming extraordinary hardness of the metal, Berg said, wo* made by Conrad Jobst, precision engineer of ;the Lipby-Owens Interests of Toledo. Another, ho asserted, was made by Walter Brown, metallurgist of ttie Detroit Seamless Tube Company, Berg estimated that ore within easy reach will exceed 20,000,000 tons. As he told the story, James Brown and his wife about 18 years ago homesteaded three claims In Gold Creek canyon. For 14 years Brown eked out a living in placer mining. About four years ago ho found n peculiar black ore. Smelting It he recovered a small quantity of grayish metal, which Berg said defied the use of the hardest files and emery wheels. Berg said Los Angeles mining experts tested the metal and found It harder-than any alloy of which they COMPLETES WELL AT CREEK Shell OH Company has completed its Vedder No. 6 well on section 9, 27-28 at Mount Poso Creek and the well Is doing approximately 180 barrels of.oil dally from a depth of 1875 feet. Production Is going to the sump and cuts about 3 per cent, while the water content of'.the output Is said to amount to approximately 50 per cent. .Shell cemented the 8%-inch casing at 1466 feet in the well, and ran 208 feet of perforated liner to 1773 feet. cnew, ahd that extensive experiment* then w«ro made In the'east, Those Interested ln the oW deposit have- Incorporated in Delaware, he announced, ENOINKKH DISCUME8 8TMANQI NEW METAL PJBTWHT, Jan. 9. (A, P,)—Walter Brown, metallurgist of the Detroit Seamless Tube Company, said, today the ore described by Charles C, Berg of Beverly Hills as "X metal" analyses mostly Iron, yet "dots not behave like iron." • Brown has made a teat of the ore, said to have been discovered in the Little Tujunga Mnlng district near Glendale, Calif, Welds Easily "It 19 noncorroslvo, reg&rdlcsa of what treatment |s given It,". Brown said today. "It will weld, and will yield castings, With no change In consistency In 1U structure. We have lined some automobile cylinder sleeves with It, and after a tent of 30,000 miles running the new metal shows no wear." White spying that he was not prepared to say It Is or Is not a new metal, Brown said he and other analysts, so far as he could learn, had not succeeded In .' breaking the "X metal" down Into known elements. Ha said the metal melts at about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit and that upon cooling has Us original consistency. .'. ' (United Prut SACRAMENTO, Jan. 10.—Twe re- prleves and one pardon were announced today by Governor James Rolph. • Peter Parrlngton, convicted on a charge of murdering a San Francisco policeman, and Albert Fuller, convicted on the charge of murdering James Klpp of Madora county, were Iven 80-day stays from the sched- led hanging at Ban Quentln, Frl- ay. Willis H. Prather, former county lerk of Mendoalno county, convicted n 1990 on charges of failing to ao- ount for public funds was granted pardon. He served IS months of his •year sentence ^and was paroled. »,.».. •< PLEEINQ EXILES SAFE PARIS, Jan. 10. (U, P.)—Exiles who soaped from the Spanish penal col- ny at Villa Clsneros Now Years eve rere reported today to have recahed >akar, French West Africa, aboard a ranch lobster fishing ship. The panlards wore expected to be safe rom extradition, Cancelation of Oil Pact Is Defended by Persian Shah By EUGENE LYONS (Ct»yrl|M in All Csuntrlu, 1185, »y Units' PrsN> T EHERAN, Persia, Jan. 10.—A wish for closer economic relations between the United States and Persia was voiced by the shah of Persia In an interview granted the United Press correspondent today. My audience with the shah, the BEACH FIELDS HELP •BOOST STATE OUTPUT (Associated Preit Lr.aieit Wire) SJAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10.—California's dally, average crude oil output was estimated by the California Oil f orld at 467,950 barrels, an Increase 2770 over the preceding week. A year ago the output was 501,050 barrels dally. Decreases of more than 1000 barrels dally In the Long Beach and Huntlng- -J.on Beach fields' output were .more than offset by numerous small Increases. first ho has granted to a foreign newspaper man, was marked by utter simplicity. Here was a man who rose from a private soldier to .the famous "peacock throne." But he greeted me democratically, getting to his feet and shaking hands in western style. He wore an unadorned khaki uniform. I found that unquestionably he was the hardest working monarch in the world. In his own words, he is "a simple soldier" who loves his job. Rita Shah Pahlevl, Persia's shahan- Bhah—king of kings—who defied the British empire by arbitrarily canceling the contract by which the Anglo- Persian Oil Company exploits the Persian oil fields, denied foreign Interests were responsible for cancela- tlon. Doors "Open" He said he left the door open for negotiations, but In view of the attitude of the British government (which controls the company) had presented the matter to the League pf SHELL TEST RESULTS IN SALT WATER FLOW SAN LUIS OBISPO, Jan. 10.—Shell Oil Company's production test of Its MaHonoy No. 1, section 4,, 26-12, In the San Miguel district of San Luis Obtspb county, resulted in a salt water flow of approximately 300 barrels on a 24-hour rato. When the well had .been drilled to 4077 feet, the ll@-lnch casing-was cemented at 3270 feet, and the production-test, started. Shell has cleaned the well to bottom and Is prepared to core ahead. Nations. Intimations that Soviet Russia or other foreign interests were behind his action he Indignantly denied. His -majesty thanked the United Press for sending a representative to Teheran to obtain the Persian side of the oil dispute. He said the foreign press was In many ways misinformed, and the world's surprise at the an- nulment of the concession merely showed the background was unknown abroad. "I concur entirely with tho views exprested by the foreign minister in the interview given the United Press last week," his majesty said. "The concession was in the beginning obtained under unfair and one sided conditions. The annulment was not a sudden, Impulsive' act. "We had repeatedly attempted to straighten out 'serious causes of complaint with the oil company, hoping to obtain conditions more consonant with Persia's rights and'interests. Wa decided to annul the concession only when hope of settlement seemed ended, and we could no longer Ignore our duties to safeKuard the country's Interests. Even door -wide open ttons. Welcomed Situation "In view of Britain's menacing attitude, my government intimated that it would go to the League of Nations council. Therefore we welcomed a situation which brought the dispute before the league. We are convinced of the justice of our cause, and hope that the council will not take a position, hampering the efforts of the Persian government to bring about an amicable and equitable adjust- then we left the for direct negotla- ment." The shah asked the United Press to refute Insinuations of some newspapers that foreign interests were behind Persia's actions in the oil dispute. "The insinuations are entirely "We octet to protec' our own rights and natural resources.*' false," his majesty said, altogether independently TESTER 1600 FEET Union Oil Company Declares Dividend (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10.—The Union Oil .Company today declared a dividend of 25 cents per share to stockholders of record January 19. The • dividend Is payable February 10, The company paid 85-cent dividends for the first two quarters of 1032 and 25- cent dividends for the last two quar- iters of that year. When Your Cough » Hangs On, Mix Thisat Home 8»*M*2. SoEwyl N« Cooking! LOST HILLS, Jan. 10.— Associated Oil Company was drilling ahead through shale formation near 1600 feet, today, at its Williamson No. 1 project on section 2, 26-20, In this district: ' i As the bit of the project reaches the zone beyond the point where the shallow wells of the field produce, Interest in tho job becomes deeper. There are several score wells at Lost Hills, producing from an approximate depth of 1500 feet. McDuffie Effects Taxes Compromise (Assoolated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10.— Through a compromise between the Richfield Oil Company and the federal government, the Federal Court today authorized William C. McDuffie, receiver for the company, to pay the government 1115,000 as. settlement of the government's claim of 1841,113,77. The claim was based on tax payments. v The best cough remedy that money could buy can easily be mixed at home. It costs very little, yet it's the- mfist reliable, quick-acting medicine you ever used. The way it takes bold of stubborn coughs, 'giving immediate relief, is astonishing. Any druggist can supply you with yy» ounces of Pinex. Pour this into a pint bottle, and add granulated sugar syrup to make a full pint. To make 3 syrup, use 2 cups of sugar and one cup • of water, and stir a few moments until dissolved. No cooking needed. It's no trouble at all, and saves two-thirds of the money a family usually spends on . cough medicine. Keeps perfectly and * ! tastes fine. v It is surprising bow quickly this loosens the germ-laden phlegm, soothes and ! beats the inflamed membranes, clears the air passages, and thus ends a severe cough in a hurry, Pinex is a compound of Norway Pine, in concentrated form, the most reliable healing agent for Severn coughs. It is guaranteed to give prompt relief or uioucf rvIuudcU, . . , ,. Herbert Goble Is Hurt Cranking Car DELANO. Jan. 10.— Herbert Goble of McKarland was brought to Delano Hospital Sunday night at 10 o'clock suffering with an Injured right arm which he hurt while cranking his automobile. Examination showed that the arm was badly sprained but not broken as at first feared by Mr. Goble. He was able to leave the hospital and return homo . after having tho arm dressed. Ohio Halts Work at Bloemer Well for Short Time Shale, with fraeture*, encountered at a depth of 8148 feet, hat forced the Ohio Oil Company" to suspend drilling activities for a few days at Its Bloemer No, 1 well on section 36, 27-20. The crew U rearranging mud pumps and an attempt will be made to cloae the fractured with heavy mud. x ASS ELECTS OFFICIALS (United Press Leased Wire) GRASS VALLEY, Jan. 10.—Qeorgi W. Starr, Grass Valley, was named president and Frank Grampian, Los Angeles, vice-president ana executive secretary of the Mining Association o: California, at a meeting of the organl zatlon held here. Charles Gllmore, Sacramento,. was named treasurer and legal adviser Members of the board of directors In elude Sidney Norman, Los Angeles and J. C, Kemp Van'ee, San Francisco Tho advisory board Includes Georgi W. Starr, Arthur B. Foote, H. R Platte and M. J.. Brock of Grass VoJ ley; W. Racey, Jackson and Franl Crnmpton, Los Angeles. Jtledicat&t* IncradimtsofVicks VapoRub in Convenient Candy Form VICKS COUGH DROP Catarrhal Deafness And Head Noises If you have catarrhal deafness, o head noises, caused by catarrh, or i phlegm drops in your throat, secur proper treatment at once. Sprays salves and inhalers may bring you temporary relief, but permanent re suits can only come from a constl tutlonal treatment that will expel th catarrhnl poison from your system. Get from your druggist 1 oz. of Par mint (Double Strength). Take tht home and add Hplnt hot water an a little sugar. Take a tablespoonfu four times a day; clogged nostril should open, breathing become easy mucous stoo dropping. All sufferer from catarrhal deafness or head noise need the simple pleasant, Inexpenslv Parmint treatment,—Adv. Prichard Automobile Service 23M ChttUr Avenue . SAVE MONEY HERE Wsl«snh<lf '.•*••."» , Mlnti. »lun, tlwlnt M* iMMfiul** Kliitrlitl wrvilt, liittrtl ripalrt, veldlni, body r«Min M< t«» Hrtrlit. , • Taf t Youth Honored by U. S. Navy Chief ' TAFT, Jan,' 16,—3. At Murphy* commander and training'officer of the U. S. navy at Sun Diego, has announced that Milton H. Cole, son ot Reverend and Mrs. Walter B. Cole of Taft, has been selected M weekly honor man of his company at that station. This means that Mr. Cole stood out In a group of approximately 70 men in his company. Honor moii nre selected because of their neat personal appearance, Initiative nnd their ability to profit from Instruction received during their recruit training. ««» 20,000 GUARDS DISARMED MEXICO CITY, Jan. 10. (U. P.)— The government has ordered disarming of Homo 30,000 agrarian guards In tho atato of Vera Cruz to relievo them of armed service and to protect peasants from professional agitators, Seo^ retary of War General Ixuuro Garde* nas announced today, „ — 4«» EDITORIAL WRITER DIES WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 10. (A. P.)—James O, O. ' Duffy, for many years an editorial writer on tho Philadelphia Evening: Bulletin, died lost night after a long Illness. He was the author of several novels and plays, WOODEN 25-CT, PIECES ISSUED BY TENINO, WASH,, IN GREAT DEMAND Wash., Jan. 10.-~Now To A nlno wishes It had Issued some wooden nickels. If.the town with the "wooden mint" had put out 5-ccnt pieces, they'd be worth 69 cents each. Hard-boiled collectors, before Tft* nlno wont on the wboden standard, used to tell each other "Don't take any wooden' nickels," and now they •re-paying $2.BO for wooden SB-cent pieces, while wishing there were more denominations of spruce currency. C. S. Argo, president of the chamber of commerce, and Don H. Major, trustee, said today they are swamped with requests from nil over the world for samples of the wooden, scrip, Issued by tho chamber to forestall Te- nlno's financial collapse when the only bank failed, When Tonlno went back on the gold standard, after redemption recently of the largest of the monthly Issues of "crosscut currency," It found the wooden money had attracted a good deal of real United States money Into the town — so much that Tonlno Is getting along very nicely In a financial way, thank you. Leased Wire) Here's how It happened: First, nobody seems to want to redeem the spruce spondulicks as the Issues become due. Out of approximately $7200 issued since December, 1081, only $46 was presented for redemption, Of tho approximately $3600 due for redemption December 30 alone, the charhber only had to redeem $35, and as tho balance was voklod, there was a profit of more than $3500. Second, with this $3500 profit tho chamber bought tho building and fixtures of the defunct Citizens' Bunk, and Is now ready to Install a branch bank a» soon as the Legislature will permit. Third, since the wooden money was Issued to depositors In the bank, the $3600 will go to them as a dividend, releasing that much more "gold" In Tenlno. The bank already has paid a 20 per cent dividend, so business look's good. Fourth, those citizens lucky enough to possess the rarer Issues of wooden money, signed by three trustees of the chamber, are continuing to reap a golden-harvest from curio collectors. . BAUR PASSES AT WEST TAFT, Jan. 10.— Werner William Baur passed away at the home of W. K Nichols, 132 Olive street, South Taft, where ho had been residing for several monthH. He had been ailing for the past, three months. Born In Zurich, Switzerland, January 19, 1852, Mr, Baur had resided In Taft for the past DO* years, Ho was a brick mason by trade and had worked at odd jobs until last October In this vicinity. Ho formerly resided In Los Angeles and took part In tho construction of some of the largest buildings In that city. Mr. Baur Is survived by several relatives In Switzerland. The body Is at tho Tnft Funeral Home awaiting arrangements for final rltea. DAVIS HONORED NEW YOniC, Jan. 10. (U, P.)— E. Trubeo Davlson, Assistant secretary of wnr nnd Republican candidate for lieutenant-governor In the last election, has been elected president of tho Museum of Natural History, He succeeds Professor Henry Falrfleld Osborn who was elected honorary president. 'G-r-r-r. on your COLD/ Here it the AAA Official Report— "Standard 9 'Starts in 2.11 Seconds at 10° Below Zero A L WE SAY IS-TVou; try it! It is a new gasoline—that snaps your motor into action quicker than ever. We made it that way—and the official American Automobile Association freeze test tells the story of Standard Gasoline's exceptional performance. STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA STANDARD GASOLINE Listen Thurtday— STANDARD Oil. SYMPHONY HOUR-Broadcasting the Loa An- gelcs Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestras. 8:15 to 9:15 P. M. ov«r NBC. This is to certify that a Freeze Starting Test on Standard Ga»- oline, 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 Grease, 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 '. dfy^, AAA ZONE SUPERVISOR . MEMBER NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF AAA AAA ENGINEERING APPOINTEE CU STANDARD STATIONS, 11VC. RFD WHITE £- BLUE DEALERS

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