Los Angeles Herald from Los Angeles, California on May 17, 1910 · Page 11
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From Mines and Oil Fields PIONEER MIDWAY WELL MAY TERMINATE IN A SECOND LAKE VIEW Latest Gusher Assumes Sensational Proportions and Flows 25,000 Barrels Daily The Pioneer Midway, In sectloa 30, North Midway, which was reported exclusively In The Herald Sunday as doing; 13,000 barrels a day, has Increased this amount and Is variously estimated nt from 15,000 to 26,000 barrels a day. A report received from the Held yesterday was that the Pioneer Midway (rusher would probably become a second Lake View. There Is an enormous ni pressure in the well that shoots barrels high Into the air. A continuous column of oil Is now going about 100 foot above the derrick. Sump holes are being provided for the oil and every precaution taken to save the bost part of the production. There Is no Indication that the well will become clogged and bridge Over. To the contrary the gusher Is Increnn- Ing Its flow and may, as some bellevo, terminate in another I>ake View. The Pioneer Midway property corners on that of the United Oil company and the Midway Central and is about one-half mile from the Mays well, which came in several months ago aa a gusher, but which Is now capped. The Pioneer Midway started as a gusher at 6:30 Friday night and the production has gradually Increased ever since. FIGURES KERN LANDS AS WORTH $30,000 AN ACRE J. B. Cottle of the Pyramid Oil company can figure out.to anybody's satisfaction why some Kern county land is worth $30,000 an acre. How it has attained this stupendous value Is based, in the calculation, on the assertion that there is a thirty-acre tract in McKittrick for which an offer of $1.- OOO.dOO was made and declined. There are wells on the property and they are producing 200 barrels of oil a day. About $100,000 had been expended In development work. Deducting this amount, the value, at $900,000, would be $30,000 an acre. Another tract In the Midway field, Mr. Cottle says, could not be bought for $500,000, although this sum was offered for twenty acrea. There are five producing wells, none of them spectacular. About $100,000 had been oxpondf-d In development. This would fix the market value at $20,000 an acre. SUNSET SECURITY RESUMES DRILLING The Sunset Security Oil company has resumed drilling on its well In section 29, 11-24, southeast of old Sunset. It soon developed that the well was filled with .sand for 200 feet from the bottom, leaving a clear hole about 530 feet deep. J. Oliver, the head driller. Is now working to clear the hole, when X will bo ascertained if there is any truth in tho report that It is crooked. If the hole is straight the drilling will continue, and If it Is crooked it may be made Into a water well. At the present time water for drilling Is being taken from the hole, other water supplies in the vicinity being scarce. This method will be continued until it is necessary to cement off the water. Bailing out the water has developed the fact that there is a considerable amount of gas in the well, and this pna pressure is believed to have forced the same up In the casing. Several other companies In the district are active and in a short time the value of land In the territory will be quite fully determined. The Buick Oil company is putting up buildings on Its lease in the North Midway district. A report that the American Oilfields company has struck a new 10,---000 barrel well on section 26, North Midway, is not confirmed. ENGLISH SYNDICATE PAYS $200,000 FOR OIL ACREAGE BAKERSFIEL.D, May 16.—The English syndicate that purchased the Imperial and Thirty-three In San Francisco consummated the purchase of the Sunset Monarch property on the west Bide, purchase price being $200,000. The bonds Issued by the syndicate on the Imperial and Thirty-three were oversubscribed and there is the Kreatest activity In London In paying oil stock. The Seneca Wood turned down an offer of $660,000 for Its Coallnga property In San Francisco Saturday. SPRECKELS OIL PLANT AT MARICOPA IS BURNED BAKERSFIELD, May 16.—The Monarch refinery at Marlcopa, belonging to the Spreckels of San Francisco, caught fire at 11:30 this morning and •was almost completely destroyed. There was a high wind blowing and the flames spread rapidly from building to building. Th-a plant cost a quarter of a million dollar... It has a capacity of 7500 barrels daily and furnishes employment for from fifty to seventy-five men. EXPECTS 400-BARREL WELL BAKERSFIELD, May 16. — The Creme Petroleum, a company composed chiefly of local people, but operating In Coallnga, will be drilling In a week or two. A. W. Mason, the manager of the company, says they expect nothing smaller than 400 barrel wells. The territory around the Creme's lease Is fully proved and the company knows beforehand almost exactly what it can count on. The wells probably will be drilled to 2500 feet or thereabout. STBADX INVESTMENT Industrial Oil Co. i* 50 cents per share, paying 12 per cent per annum. Production 67,000 barrels monthly. For full Information, 706 Story building, Broadway and Sixth. Charles Victor Hall, Peuldent Industrial Oil Co. tx JAMES WYNKOOP Patent Applications Indicate Approach of Arizona Boom PHOENIX, May 16.—This is usually the dull season in the office of United States Surveyor General Ingalls. Nevertheless, that office Is do- Ing more business than ever. The receipts for the last quarter equaled onehalf of the annual receipts for the average year since General Ingalls has "been In office, and yesterday was reoolved the largest application for mining patents that has come Into the office for many years, perhaps since Its very beginning. The application was made by the Arizona and Nevada Copper Mining company for the survey of the Bagdad extension and sixty-one mining claims In the Eureka district of Yavapal county. It Is generally estimated that the larffMt cost of patenting a claim Is about $250, which would bring the total RAILROAD MAY JOIN COALINGA TO COAST Surveyors Seek Best Route Between Northern Oil Field and Monterey Although the work Is being carried on very quietly and an air o* secrecy Is maintained by those engaged in it, the operations of several crew* of surveyors at different points between Coallnga and Monterey plainly indicate that a railroad company Is preparing to build a line between the lower end of the San Joaquln valley and Monterey. According to credible Information it appears that the railroad In question will be operated by electricity and the Western Pacific company, which is now constructing a line from Fresno to Coalinga, wll build It, In addition to the surveying crews which have been at work for some time In the country west of Alcalde, evidently engaged In planning a route through the coast range, near that point, another party of surveyors has started operations near Castrovlllo at a point near the bridge over the Salinas river, over which they appear to be locating a point of passage. The line of the survey they are making goes through a gap between the sandhills to the beach, and It looks ns If it. was Intended for the line to follow the stuye from this point Into Monterey. Persons familiar with the topography of the country between Coallnga and Monterey say that after an outlet through the coast range has been secured, which can be done by an electric road without tunneling the mountains, a practicable route Is available from the lower end of the San Joaquln valley to Monterey by way of Tres Plnos and San Juan. As such a route would link such contors of trade and population as Fresno, Hanford, Coallnga and Holllsti>r, and the prosperous territory surrounding them, directly with Monterey, the commercial benefits that would result to that community from the construction of the road are obvious. « ■ » PIPE FOR ASSOCIATED LINE REACHES FIELD Will Extend from McKittrick to a Pumping Station at Maricopa Plpe for the Associated Oil company's pipe line between CoallHiga and the west side oil fields is being delivered at McKittrick, but none has yet been laid at that end. From Mc- Kittrick the pipe line will be carried down the Midway valley to the Kern Trading & OH company's camp at Marlcopa, where tho initial pumping station will be built according to present expectations. The projected Southern Pacific pipe line over the Tehachapl mountains will also start at the K. T. & O. camp, and the two lines undoubtedly will be a part of the same system. The Associated now has pipe line running from Bakersfleld to Port Costa, one from Coallnga connecting with the former line at Mendota. and another extending from Coalinga to Mon- terey. The Standard OH company is work- Ing on its second pipe line from Kern river to Midway and the tong gang has reached the Galloway ditch from the Kern river end. SHIPS OIL SAMPLES R. P. McLaughltn, the Associated geologist, has sent samples of Coallnga oil to Leland Stanford university at the request of the geological department of that Institution. The samples ■were taken from the Mohawk, St. Paul, Home and National Thirty properties. MAKES 1250 BARRELS The Mohawk No. 1 gusher, Coalinga, continues to flow at the rate of 1250 barrels a day. No. 2 has the water shut off in the fifteen and a half inch screw pipe and No. 3 Is down 600 feet In the same sized pipe. PREPARES FOR ROTARY The Coallnga Eight Oil company, which recently purchased the Carter and Metcalf property on the north line of section 8, 20-15, has a derrick erected for a rotary and has four cottages almost completed. NEW INCORPORATIONS Articles of Incorporation died with the county clerk yesterday are as follows: West Coast Manufacturing company, capital 11,000; T. S. Tompkins, A. X. Eshelman. J. J. L.aws. directors. California Chemical company, capital 30,---000; Charlos Handy, Joslah Myrlck, Jr., Leo J. Magulre, directors. Home Bungalow Builders' company, capital $100,000; C. It. Knox, Joshua M. Davis, P. J. Chase, directors. PRICE OF METALS IN NEW YORK MARKETS NEW YORK, May 15.—Lead—Dull; $4.25@4.5J. Cupper—Dull; fttandard spot and July, t12.2ff@12.50. Silver, 6tc LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 17. 191b. expenditure on this order up to somewhere in the neighborhood of $16,000, these figures, of course, being only approximated. In a rough way, also. It Is estimated that the office work In connoctlon with this order would keep one clerk busy for a year, though, of course, the surveyor general does not expect to be a year In turning out the Job. Application has been made to the department for an increaso of the clerical force, and if business continues to increase when the busy season comes, as it has in other years, 1910 will break all records for the issuing of mining patents. If the activity In mining can be judged at all by the Increase In the demand for patents It may truthfully be said that Arizona Is right now In the midst of a mining boom, whether the fact is appreciated or not. 1 MINING QOOTATIONS ) NEVADA STOCKS Exclusive dispatch to The Herald by L.. A. Crlsler A Co., members Los Angeles stock mMihmm*, iOO-ivi i. w. lienman DuliaiDC, lx» I Angeles. SAN FRANCISCO, May 16.—The week opened with the market (or mining shares atrong and (airly active. Consolidated led the Qolrlneld Hat with a gain of 25 points, J8.35 bring the bid at the end of the session. Florence was up 6 points. Fraction 3 and Jumbo Extension 2. Qoldfleld advices state that tha Combination Fraction mine has resumed the shipment of oro to the Nevada-Golilneld reduction works. An usual Belmont led the Tonopahn with a gain of 10 points, Montana was up 6, Jim Butlur 4 and Midway 1. For Tonopab. Mining $8.60 was bid with no offers. In the outside districts 51 cents was bid for Round Mountain and 31 cents for Coalition. Following are the closing quotations of the Ban Francisco stock exchange: QOLDFIELJS DISTRICT Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Adams 1 3reat Bend.. 2 3 Atlanta .... 13 14 ttswanas 5 6 Booth 13 14 Jt Bend An. .. 1 ('.ln.-. 8e11.... 2 3 3randma .... 1 8 Blue 8u11... 4 6 Jumbo Ex ..32 21 B II Konan .. 1 Kendall 2 3 Columb Mtn i 7 Lone Star ..2 3 Conqueror ..1 2 Lou Dillon .. .. 2 'umb Frnc. 49 60 Mllltown Fro .. 2 Cracker Jack .. 2 Moh Ex 2 I'hl.w 6 7 N.-.v Qoldfleld .. 2 Trluncle 1 Oro 6 6 D 11 B Co* .. 1 Red T Ex.... 1 2 Dixie 1 Red Hills ..3 4 Empire 2 Sandstorm .. .. 6 Florence ....222H 226 St. Ives 10 (Tor Xx 1 silver Pick ..8 10 Fran Moh .2 4 Yellow Rose .. 2 3oldfllJ C0n.835 815 Yellow Tiger 5 TON'OPAI DISRICT ltl.l. Ask. I Bid. Ask. Belmont ....4114 417H rtescuo Con.. 3 4 Mm Hutler.. 22 33 fon'pah Mtn.Bso Midway .... 28 .. ronopah Ex..105 107% Montana 100 Wet End Con 60 52 BULLFROG DISTRICT Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Amethyst ..1 2 yfontgm Mtn .. 1 Bullfrog Mln 1 2 Hayflow Con 2 3 Bullfrog: N B 1 2 Tramp Con.. 4 B'nlo Clare. 8 .. Tramp Con.. .. 6 MANHATTAN DISTRICT Bid. Ask. | Bid. Ask. «anlm( Con. 2 3 Mustang 2 Manhat Mln. .. 1 3eyl Humph. .. 1 Manhat Vox 4 6 Thanksgiving 3 G OTHER DISTRICTS Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Eagle's Nest 2 4 Pitts Sllv Pk .. 70 F'vlev/ Eagl 10 .. Round Mtn.. 61 60 Nev Hills .. C 570 "onlltion .... 31 BOSTON MINING STOCKS Special service to The Herald by J. C. Wll•on, 212 West Fifth street, Los Angeles. BOSTON, May 16.—The market opened fairly strong this morning, but on account of the holiday abroad received no help from London. Amalgamated Copper continued to be well bought, however, most of the session, but toward the close prices ran off sharply. There was very little Interest In the local market and feeling on the metal continues pessimistic. Lack of news from the new Lake district accounts for the scattered selling and commission house business was light. Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Am.Pneu .. 0% 6 Michigan ... i% 5 do pf 18 1814 Mohawk ....51 S3 Adventure . 6% 7 Nev Cons.... 21% 2114 Alloucz .... 42 43 N Butte .... 33 3314 AUantlc ... 74 8 j Old Dom 38 38H Acadian .... 8 6\» Osceola 136 13614 Aril Com... 1614 17 Parrot IB " 16 Apex 3 314 Qulncy 7814 79 Dos Cons.... 178 20 Santa- Fe.... 1% 2 Butte Coal. 20% 21 Shannon lift lift C'al & Aril.. 63 64 Shoe Mach... 71 71V* Cal & Hec.63o 635 do pfd .... 29 2914 Centennial . 1714 1814 3up Cop 45% 48 Cons Mer.... 10 , 17 Sup & 805... 10% lift Cop Range.. 67 68 Sup & Pitts.. 1214 1214 Corbln 1214 13 Swift 105 105% Daly West.. fft 914 Tamarack ... 50 El E Butts .... 8% 9 Trinity 6ft 6 Elm River.. 114 1% Unit Fruit...lßs 185 ft Franklin ... 1314 14 (J S Smelt... 42% 4314 3ranby 40 43 do pfd 49% 60 a Cananea 9 9ft Utah Cons... 24 24ft Hancock ...30 20% Victoria 3 3ft rsle Royale. 19V4 20 Wlnona 8% 9 Keeweenaw ..3% 4 Wolverine ...118 120 Lake 66 5614 Wyandot .... 2 294 La 5a11e.... 12% 1314 Mass Man.... 83 8214 Mass Cop... 614 7 do pfd 886 8914 Mayflower .. 50 75 X Lake 13 1314 Hex Cons... 2 214 Indiana .. .. 22 2214 Miami 22 22% - NEW YORK CURB Special service to The Herald by J. C Wil•on, 212 West Fifth street, Los Angeles. NEW YORK, May 16.—Following were the closing quotations: .t^M^> - . Bid. Ask. Bid. Ask. Am Tub 43214 435 La R05e....4 7-16 49-161 Bay State Oft 94 M Va11ey..... 7* 794 Chic Sub... 214 3 Miami 2214 2314 Hay T0b.... 5 7 M of Am.... 62 65 Stand 0i1...628 635 Nuv Utah 1 11-16 Cons S R... 17 21 Nlptalng ..10 7-16 1014 Bos Cons... 17 20 Ohio 3 314 Butte Coal. 2014 2114 Raw. C0a1... 31 33 Davis " Daly. 2ft 2% Ray Cent.... 214 2 9-16 Dolores .... 614 6 Bay Cons.... 1994 19% Elly Cent.... 1 11-16 3 Utah.. 114 2 Ely Cons ft 94 Unit Cop 7% 814 3old Cons... 8% 814 Yukon 4% 4% 3reene Cna. 874 914 311 a 614 6% Slroux VA 8 Chlno 13H 1314 Inpslratlon . 714 7% L'ona Ariz.....2 5-16 2% Kerr Lake.. 8% BT4Keystone .... 3ft 374 1 SAN FRANCISCO OIL STOCKS Service to The Los Angeles Herald by L. A. Crtnler & Co., members Los Angeles stock exchange, 200-201 I. W. Hellman building. Los Angeles.' ■ U'-'i <i;;-r. ■:-.•. SAN FRANCISCO, May 16.—Following; were today's quotations on the San Francisco stock exchange: —Opening— —Closing— V ■ ■ Bid. . Asked. . Bid. Asked. Associated Oil .. 61.75 62.00 . 51.25 51.75 Brookshlre .. .... 1.76 ' 1.90 " 1.60 2.00 Illinois Crude .... .60 .63 - ... 65 Palmer Oil 1.2214 1.26 1.2214 1.25 Premier 1.27 1.30 1.20 1.26 Mascot OH' 2.16 2.25. 2.15 2.25 Monte Crlsto .... 3.30 3.50 3.30 3.60 New Pennsyl .... .99 2.60 ... ' .98 Silver Tip... .... 2.60 ... 2.60 ... Sales- 300 Blue Moon, .21; 2.000 California Midway, .69; 200 Claremont, 1.95; 200 Coallnga Central, .65; 160 same, .66; 200 Cresceus,. 85; COO Palmer, 1.2714;; 100 lame, 1.25; 500 S. W. & 8., .50. .4 ■ » COTTON AND WOOL ST. LOUIS, May 16.— Wool—Lower; medium grades, combing and clothing, 20..23'/4c; light fine, 18..20 c; heavy fine, 13..150; tub washed, 26..32 c . . ....... NEW YORK, May Cotton closed at a net advance of 1 to 4 points. ■ . Spot closed quiet; middling uplands, »15.90; ;mMdllng gulf, $16.15; sales, 18,351 $15.90; middling gulf, $16.15; sales, 18,251 bales. Futures closed steady. Bids: May, $16.48; June, $16.48; July, $15.52; August, $15.13; September, $13.95; October, ■ $13.00; November, $12.90; December, $13.84; January, $12.80; March. UftJft. NEWS OF WATERFRONT SAN PEDRO, May Arrived : Steam schooner dray's Harbor, from Raymond; steam Bchooner W. 11. Murphy, from Eureka; steam schooner Harold Dollar, from Gray's Harbor; steamship George W. Elder, from Portland via San Francisco; schooner Ruth E. Godfrey, eight days from Portland. Sailed—Schooner Robert R. Hind, for Redondo; steam schooner Santa Monica, for Aberdeen via San Francisco. JAPANESE WOMAN WORKIKD There Is a much worried Japanese woman on board the British steamer Bessie Dollar, which arrived yesterday from Shanghai, on account of the tardiness of the Immigration officials. She Is Mrs. Ami Nagal, a former servant in the Dollar family, who Is returning to San Francisco from Shanghai. She Is the only woman on board, and until the arrival of the Immigration officers cannot leave the ship to take the train for San Francisco. The other passengers. Dr. Gilbert Reid, a returned missionary, and David J. Brady, a Standard Oil engineer, with their families, being American citizens, left the steamer this morning. The steamer will sail Wednesday for San Francisco with 2200 tons of coke, 1000 tons of pig Iron and 700 oak logs. A part of the coke will bo discharged at the Selby smelter at Port Costa. She has 800 tons of sulphur for Victoria, and will load .lumber at Gray'» Harbor and Tacoma for the return trip. The Bessie Dollar loaded her cargo of pig Iron at the big steel plant of the Hanglang Iron and Steel works at Hankow. This plant Is financed by foreign capital and employs Chinese labor. It Is 6&0 miles up the Yangste river. Robert Dollar, president of the Dollar line, and Herbert E. Law, vice president of the Western Steel Corporation of Seattle, went up the river on the Bessie Dollar and closed a contract with the Chinese corporation for 72,000 tons or Iron and ore a year for three years. The concern will In return buy finished products from the Statue First Officer H. J. Porter says the Chinese concern will soon be Importing steel rails to America made by Chinese labor. As a souvenir he brought three little wooden tally sticks on a string with a copper coin worth a tenth of a cent. Each stick Is given for carrying an iron bar to the vessel. Thousands of Chinese, Including men, women and children, swarm the docks eager for an opportunity to turn a dollar a day in Mexican money. Porter carried three bars himself at Chinese wages to get the souvenir. The Bessie Dollar had a rough voyage across the Pacific. On May 7 the steamer struck a whale, and was given quite a shock. MISCELLANEOUS NOTES The schooner Lottie Bennett la at the Southern Pacific slip, discharging a partial cargo of lumber loaded at Tacoma, having arrived from Redondo Beach. The schooner Ruth E. Godfrey, Captain Johnson, arrived today from Portland with 800 000 feet of lumber for Lounsberry & Harris. The schooner Robert R. Hinds, Captain Wlkander, sailed today for Redondo Beach in tow of the tug Warrior to discharge balance of cargo. The steamer Harold Dollar, Captain Hagen, arrived today from Gray's Harbor with 400,000 feet of lumber for the Hughes Manufacturing company, and an equal amount for the Consolidated Lumber company. The schooner W. F. Jewett, Captain BJor, sailed today for St. Helena to reload ties for San Pedro. . The steamer ray's Harbor, Captain Anfindsen arrived today with 700,000 feet of lumber loaded at Raymond for the San Pedro Lumber steamer William H. Murphy, Captain The Bteamer William H. Murphy, Captain Corning, proceeded to Wilmington this morn- Ing on arrival from Eureka with 800,000 feet of redwood for the Pacific Lumber company. The steamer George W. Elder, Captain Jesten arrived today from Portland and San Francisco with passengers and freight lor the North Pacific Steamship company, and will sail for return tomorrow night. The steamer Santa Monica, Captain Olsen, sailed today for Port Los Angeles to discharge balance of cargo loaded at Eureka. CITRUS FRUIT REPORT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SHIPMENTS OF FRUIT <*> Carloads— Orgs. Lem. Total. <$> rrliiay, May 13.... 10* 18 1«» f % Sat, Sun., 14, 15.... IB* *0 213 <S> X Total tills season.. 18173 2451 20534 j> NEW lOBK NEW YORK. May 16.— Thirty-three cars oranges sold. Market strong and higher. Weather clear and cool. Navels—Golden Cross O X Ex, $3.40; Red X O X Ex $3.05; Golden Cross O X Ex, «3.25; Red 'x O % Ex. $3.15; Orchard or National O Co, $3.25; Standard or National O Co. $2.75; Standard O Co Imp. $3.05; Columbia Imp National O Co, $3.10; Columbia National O Co, $2.60; Elephant or Elephant Orch, $3.40; Seconds Elephant OTCh. $2.85; Mahala L V W Brown. $4.10; Swastika L V W. Brown, $3.20; Half Moon xf Red G O Assn. $2.95; Best Yet Red G O Assn 12.60; Blue Banner xf Sutherland i Co 13.55; Green Banner Sutherland F Co, 13.05; Grove, $2.60; Chess Knight or Ely Gllmore F Co, »2.85; Bishop sd Ely Gilmore F Co. $2.76; Robin fy Spence F Co, todays2.Bo; Monrovia, $2.50; Topaz xc C C I' 12 55" Evergreen. $2.85; Beauties R H Ex, $2.45; Lion Head if I L Lion Sons $2.65; Id Mission fy Chapman, $3.05; Golden Eagle sd Chapman. $2.70; Sweetheart A F High $3.10; Victoria Imp A II Ex, $3.75; Lincoln Imp A H Ex. $3.45; Navajo Imp A H Ex, $3.15; Victoria A H Ex ■ $3.65, Lincoln A H Ex, $3.25; Olendora Heights A C G fx, $3.20; Pointer A C G Ex, $2.65, Volunteer 8 A Ex, $2.35; Moose OK Ex, $3.15; Prong Horn O X Ex, $2.80; Buck O X Ex, $2.80; Golden Rule Imp Riv Ex Riv, $3.60; La Mesa Rlv Ex, $3.25; Golden Rule Riv Ex $2.95; Blue Seal A C G Ex. $3.35; Red Shield A C G Ex. $2.65; Green Crown A C G Ex. $2.40; Cosmos S B" Ex. $2.50; Pointer A C G EX $2.35; Pointer A C G Ex, $3.05; Hunter A C G Ex, $2.60; Trophy xt C C U, $2.70; Flamingo C C U. $2.60; El Toro sd C C U. $2.56; Trophy xf ° Jaffa's—Niagara fy Stewart F Co, $3.05; Jaffas— Niagara fy Stewart F Co, $3.05; Lotus O X Ex. $2.70. s; >; • Seedlings— Slover Mtn Growers' F Co, $2 40; Dos Palmos San Marino G P A. $2.7 El Toreador sd San Marino G P A, $2.45. Bloods— Mesa Rlv Ex. $3.10. •..'■■- SweetsSlover Mtn Growers' F Co. $2.50. Navels, halves— Blue Banner, $1.50; Green Banner, $1.25; Mahala, $1.75; Golden Cross, $1.40. ' *. 'V* ' Tangerines— Flower, $1.55. Grapefruit—Mahala. $2.05; Blue Seal, *3'tit.' Michaels—Old Mission fy $3.20; halves, Slover Mtn. $1.60. ■" 'Z Bloods, halves— X Golden Cross, $1.60. ■ . Y.,.v ; -,.; • — :.:::- : BOSTON .>••..'■ BOSTON, May 16. —Twenty-one cars sold. Clear and cool. Unchanged. •• Navels—Golden Rule Riv Ex Riv, $3.10; Quail O X Ex, $3.10; Honorbrlght A F Higerove, $3.20; Swallow O X Ex, $2.45; Princess Q C Corona, $2.55; Princess. Q C Corona, $2.60: Campflre S T Nordhoff, $2.70; Robuata A H Pachappa, $3.55; Goud Buckle n H E High. $3.25; Standard sd aNtlonal O Co, $3.40; Elephant or Elephant Orch, $2.65; Golden Flower xf Red G_O Assn, $2.60; Partridge or C C U. $2.65; Elephant 2ds Elephant Orch, $2.50; . Grove, $2.45; Solano Ex or Stewart F Co, $2.30; Golden Rlv Ex Riv, $2.65; Heart of Gold A V Hlghgrove. $3.45; Golden Star O X Ex $■> 65- Laurel Q C Corona, $3.05; Laurel Q C Corona. $3.05; Quality S T Nordhoft $2.40; Alia Cresta AH Pachappa, $4 00; Hobo A H Pachappa. $2.70; Orchard or National O Co, $3.75; Partridge or C C U, $2.60; Robin fy Spence F Co, $2.66; Flamingo or C C U. $2.65; Bunker Hill sd CCU, $2.55; Monrovia Heights, $2.45; Millcreek xc Red G O Assn. $2.40. ' St. Michaels—Monrovia Heights, $3.00. . Sweets— Signal, $2.90. .... „,, Seedlings— Titus Ranch, $2.70; Chess Queen. $2.65; Bishops. $2.40; Cainpflre. $2.65; Liberty. $2.95; El Dorado. $2.75. —Square Ruby, $2.75; Laurel, $3.15; Lily, $2.60; Liberty, $2.60; El Dorado, $1.65. Grapefruit—Liberty, $2.90. Bloods, —Laurel, $1.60. :'V , ST. ions ST. LOUIS, May 16. —Cloudy; market weak on large sizes; four cars navels, one budded, two mixed and one car lemons sold. Navels—Planet S S Orange, $2.86: Beauties R H Redlands, $2.20; Belt R H E High. $2.56; Voulnteer 8 A Ex $1.85; Valley Beau 8 A Ex. $2.40: Golden Flower xf R G O Assn. $2.70; Ben Hur R H Redland., $3.60; Lochlnvar R-H.B High. $2.90: Owk OK Ex .'.'52.20; Greyhound S A Ex. $2.60; Golden Gate xc Red G O Assn. $2.50. Lemons—Commercial, $2; Planet, $2.95; Searchlight, $2.66: Sunset. $2.20. . ' Bt. Michaels— Planet, $3.35. —Plan- $1.60. •■••>• a-.«t»-,.PU.a»U 13.19, MOVKMKNTS OF STF.AMKRS Steamers carrying passengers are dun from northern port* via San Francisco and from southern ports direct as follows: ARRIVE Governor, Seattle May 17 Noiwond. San Diego May 18 Norwood, Gray's Harbor May 20 Hanalel, San Francisco May 18 Governor, San Diego May 18 Ooronado, Gray's Harbor May 10 Watson, Seattle. May 19 Santa Barbara, Gray's Harbor May 20 Santa Rosa, San Francisco May 20 Roanoke. Portland May !J Centralla, Gray's Harbor May 2:1 Chehalls, Gray's Harbor May 24 President, Seattle -.May 24 Hanalel, San Francisco May 24 Buckman, Seattle May 25 President. Ban Diego May 26 Santa Rosa, San Francisco May 27 Santa Rosa, San Diego May 29 Roanoke, Portland May 29 Hanalel, San Francisco May 30 Governor, Seattle May 31 Admiral Sampson, Seattle ......... June 1 Governor, San Diego June 2 Santa Rosa, San Francisco Juno 3 DEPART Nome City, Portland .... ...May 16 deo. W. Elder, Portland May 17 Governor, San Diego May 17 Governor, Seattle May 19 Hanalei, San Francisco May 24 Santa Rosa, San Diego May 21 Watson, Seattle May 21 Santa Rosa, San Francisco May 22 Roanoke, Portland May 24 Hanalle, San Francisco May 24 President, San Diego May 25 President, Seattle May 26 Buckman, Seattle May 27 Santa Rosa, San Diego May 28 Santa Rosa, San Francisco May 29 Roanoke, Portland ......May '.'■'. Hanalel, San Francisco ......May 30 n^VAPnni. £«!5 IMCS- , (4 ,it,ituuua i Governor, Seattle .June 2 Admiral Sampson, Seattle ...June 3 Santa Rosa, San Diego ........June 3 Santa Rosa, San Francisco ....... June 5 tide: tabu: at ban fedro High. Low. Tuesday, May 17 4:51 a.m. 11:09 a.m. <:13 p.m Wednesday, May IS 6:01 a.m. 12:14 p.m. «:38 p.m. 11:51 a.m. Thursday, May 19 6:55 a.m. 12.57 a.m. 7:06 p.m. 12:35 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO, May 16.—Arrived: Steamers Yellowstone, San Pedro; Delhi, San Pedro; Helen P. Drew, Wilmington; Admiral Sampson, San Pedro; Santa Rosa, San Diego. Sailed—Steamers Claremont, San Pedro; Bee, San Pedro; Governor, San Pedro. CHERBOURG. May 14.—Arrived: President Grant, New York for Hamburg. LIVERPOOL, May 16.—Arrived: Arabic, New York. OLAGOW, May 15.—Arrived: CaledSnla, New York. PLYMOUTH, May 16.—Arrived: Kaiser Wllhelm 11, New York. NEW YORK, May 16.—Arrived: Prinz Friederlch Wilholm, Bremen. MONTREAL, May 16.—Sailed: Caledonia, Boston. HAVRE, May 16.—Sailed: Chicago, New York. GIBRALTAR, May 16.—Sailed: Pannonla, New York. NAPLES, May 12.—Arrived: Florida, New York; May 13, Cltta di Messina, New York. CHERBOURG, May 16.—Arrived: Kaiser Wilhelm 11, New York. DOVER, May 16.—Arrived: Finland, New York. BOULOGNE, May 14.—Sailed: Ryndam, New York. BREMEN. May 14.—Sailed: Prlnzess Alice, New York. NEW YORK, May 16.—Arrived: Minneapolis, London. GIBRALTAR, May 16.—Soiled: Berlin, New York. Seedlings—Swan, $2.20; Gold Buckle, $3.05; Belt, $2.00. Bloods —Royal Knight, $3.00; Playmates, 12.75. PHrL,AI>ET,PHIA PHIALDELPHIA. May 16—Five cars of navels, five mixed, one blood sold. Also 1700 boxes Florldas. $1.90 to $4.20, average $3.15. Grapefruit, $2.10 to $4.60; average $3.00. Market unchanged. Navels —Pointer A O G Azusa, $2.80; Possom A C Q Lateen S, $2.60; Hunter A C O Lateen S. $2.80; Hunter Imp A C G Lateen S, $2.96; Quail O X Ex, $2.30; Lake Hemet A F Hemat. $3.00; Salt Lake S T King F Co, $2.80; Topaz xo C C U. $2.55: Hunter A C G Azusa. $2.90; Pointer a C Q Lateen S, $2.86; Pointer Imp A C G Lateen S. $3.10; Stork S A Ex, $1.95; Lark Imp O X Ex, $2.50; Mission Indian A F Hemet, $2.65; Regatta, $2.55. Bloods—Lake Hemet, $3.30; Mission Indian. $2.95: Lake Hemet. $3.95; Mission Indian, $2.85; Mission Bells. $3.30; Salt Lake, $3.10. Halves—Lake Hemet, $1V65; Lark. $1.30; Lake Hemet. $1.65. Seedlings— Mission Bells, $3.20; Memories, $3.10; View, $3.00; Lark. $2.20. Tangerines, halves—Mission Bells, $1.65. TRAINS CRASH; ENGINES WRECKED; NO ONE HURT Train Runs by Switch, and Locomotives Smash Head-On SANTA, ROSA, May 16.—Two passenger trains of the Northwestern Pacific company met head-on at Ely tonight at 7:20, and although the force of the impact was sufficient to wreck both engines and telescope an express car, no passenger or member of the crews was injured. Several were badly shaken up. The collision occurred at the Ely switch. Engineer Bradley of the southbound train, having overrun the switch, had been ordered by Conductor Perry to reverse his engine and take the siding to allow the northbound train to pass. Before the main line was clear the northbound train reached Ely and the collision followed. SAN JOSE OFFICIALS RE-ELECTED TO OFFICE SAN JOSE, May 16.—Mayor Charles W. Davison was returned to office today by the handsome majority of 1290. Councllman-at-Large Walter G. Mathewson was re-elected by a majority of 680. Louis Lightson, for city treasurer, received a majority of 1678. Councllmen Robinson and Brohafska, on the same ticket, received majorities of over 1100 each. CALIFORNIA DECISION IN PERJURY CASE UPHELD WASHINGTON, May 16.—Holding that the federal courts have jurisdiction over perjury committed in natuuraJization proceedings in state courts, the United States supreme court today affirmed the judgment of the federal court in California, which sentenced Gustav Holmgren to pay a fine and to imprisonment for three years on a charge of perjury. MORSE TURNED DOWN WASHINGTON. May 16.—Charles W. Morse was today denied the right of filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus by the supreme court of the United States. GETS WATCH AND COIN By forcing a rear window of the home of K. Troigaye, 208 North San Pedro street, last night a burglar entered and stole a woman's watch valued at {25 and *20 in sold. BOYS START TO CIRCLE WORLD IN 30-FOOT BOAT Two Lads Sail from New York on Hazardous Trip in Home Made Craft NEW YORK, May 16.—Two Brooklyn boys not yet out of their teens have just left New York in a thirty-foot cat boat of their own manufacture on a trip around the world, 35,000 miles in all, according to the plans they have mapped out. The boat ia the auxiliary catboat Julia and Mary and the two boys who will sail in her are Harold and Frank Andrews, twin brothers. They plan to sail unaided around the world, round- Ing Cape Horn and the Cape of Good Hope. A year ago they built the boat and tried it out in a long coastwise cruise to Halifax and to Old Point Comfort. Now they are off to see the world. The Julia and Mary Is 35.8 feet over all, 7.3 foot beam and 4.6 feet deep. Forward there are two airtight compartments, and she is sheathed throughout with copper. She carries a centerboard, a full kit of tools and extra spars and sails. The boys plan to sail south first, cruising along the coast and through the Caribbean sea to the isthmus of Panama. Then they will continue around South America. After reaching Panama they will run for San Francisco, thence to Seattle and Victoria. There they will fit out to cross the Pacific to Japan, then south again, stopping at Singapore, Hongkong* and Minal. Thence to Australia and the east coast of Africa, skirting the shore to Cape Town. They plan to go to Paris and London on their return, thence to Quoenstown and back to New York. BUILDING PERMITS Following are the permits issued since the last publication of the list and classified according to wards: Wards— Permits. Values. First 1 ?2'500 Second •:::=::::::::::::::::::: 1 >£ Fourth 2 13 'lv" Fifth :::::::::::::=-= ' v- •""' Si"th 1 300 Seventh 1 U.OJJJJ Ninth >J| "■'l<") Totals .»^» » *46.6 M Wilmington—Seventh street—Emma F. Penney, at lot, owner; one-story, three-room residence, $50. Fifth street, 3576 East—J. C. Sheets, 1233 East Twentieth street, owner and builder: one-and-one-half-story, seven-room residence, $1950. Twenty-eighth street, 729 West- Charles Monroe, at lot, owner; J. A. Winget, builder; alterations of residence, $2000. ;> .'. Sheridan street, 2122 — Meyer Schwartz, 324 Vtgnes street, owner; H. Harris, builder; one-story, two-room residence, $1050. Bonsallo avenue, 6322— J. R. Penny, at lot, owner; H. Getz, builder; onestory, six-room residence, $1200. Forty-eighth street, 1246 West—P. Olson, 1050 West Fiftieth street, owner and builder; one-story, seven-room residence. $2000. Fifty-second street, 856 West—S. Gittelson, 5121 Towno avenue, owner and builder; one-story, six-room residence, $2000. Fifty-second street, 860 West—Same as above, $2000. Pasadena avenue. 2011— J. Mullaney, at lot, owner; J. Kemp, builder; onestory, six-room residence, $2500. Hollywood — Selma avenue — Mrs. Mary Conklln, Hollywood, owner; A. A. Douglas, builder; one-story, fiveroom residence, $800. Golden avenue, 834—A. M. Pelton, 768 Ha^ford avenue, owner; W. P. Burnett, builder; two-story, 38-room tenement house, $10,000. Irolo street, 714 — F. Kneoland, 1341 Crown Hill avenue, owner and build- er; one-and-one-half-story nine-room residence, $3000. Plymoirth avenue, 1170—r 1. M. Wood, owner; W. H. Armstrong, builder; onestory, flve-room residence. $1500. 11 For Bilious Attacks Here is help for you. Your bilious attacks may be both prevented and relieved, but prevention is better than cure. The means are at your hand. When a dull headache, furred tongue, yellow cast to the eyes, inactive bowels, dizziness, or a sick stomach, warn you of a coming bilious attack, resort at once to pEEvllHifl S FILLS which act almost instantly on the liver and bowels, and quickly regulate the flow of bile. A few doses of Beecham's Pills will correct the stomach, put the blood in order, relieve headache and tone the entire system. For over sixty years, on land and sea, Beecham's Pills, by their safe and thorough action on the stomach, bile and bowels, have maintained their world-wide reputation as The Best Bile Medicine A- Boxes 10c. and 25c, with full directions. w San Bernardino Valley Centennial Celebration May 16 to 21, 1910 Excursion Fares Via Southern Pacific Particulars at 600 South Spring street and Arcade station, Los Angeles. 16% Per Year OIL INCOME la tho dividend return of American Petroleum common at present prices. This will probably increase during this year to 20 per cent, and we recommend the purchase of American Petroleum common, which Is now selling at around 75c at any price under 100. For a lower price stock we believe Coallnga Contral, a near neighbor of American Petroleum, to be the most attractive buy on the market. The latter company has 120 acres in the center of the Coallnga field, 2 producing wells. 2 more drilling, 7 more to be completed by fall. Stock t bound to advance to much higher figures and should pay dividends this fall. Wo - have no solicitors, bo for further part ticulars regarding either of these stocks call at our office or send in the coupon 1 below. coupon 1 Pacific States Guaranty & rand Co., 501 First National Bank Bid,., San Francisco Gentlemen — Please send me free of coat. Information regarding stock rei ferred to above, also free copied of magazine. "Oil Securities," for six months— all this without any obligation whatever on my part. Name Street and No. City H-5-17 MIDWAY MARICOPA CRUDE OIL STOCK 6c —Going To 7^C without notice. Directors Insist on 10 CENTS at any early date. INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CO., 1012 Union Trust Building, Fourth and Spring Sts. legislation going on in congress. The * Our board of directors lias authorized m public offering of our treasury stock at 35 Cents a Share Los Angeles-McKittrick Oil Co. 224 I. W. Hellman Bids.. Fourth and Mala. 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