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FAIRBANKS SUNDAY'TIMES, MARCH 10, J911 Just Received on Saturday's Stage Victor Records If you like popular music, don't fail to come early and get "Oh! You Beautiful Doll" I f you want the latest song hit of the season, get BILLY 99 Some of the other popular records we have just received are "They Always Pick on Me" (Ada Jones) "Honey Man," AH Alone," "Down in Sunshine Alley," "The Railroad Section Gang," You Can Lead a Mule to Water, but You Can't Make Him Drink." New Classical Music by the World's Greatest Artists We have always aimed to carry the highest class records produced. We received new records by the f o l l o w i n g artists: Caruso, Scotti, Melba, Sembrich, Calve, Emma Eames, Homer, Farrar, Tetrazzini, Alma Gluck, Schumann-Heink, Kubelik, Richard Jose, Misha Elman, Etc. Simson Bros. AMI BEATEN (Continued Prom Page One.) Round F o u r -- M u r p h y got in several bad ones on Attell's m o u t h , but did not do any p a r t i c u l a r dam- aige. Atte-11 k e p t coming back in good shape and held the Harlemite abou't even at the end of the round. Round Five--Fierce fighting characterized t h i s round and each man was forced to the ropes several times, although neither appeal ed to have much advantage. Honors e \ e n . R o u n d Six -- A t toll showed good form in this r o u n d and landed apparently a t w i l l upon M u r p h j , b u t did no serious damage This round was A t t e l l ' f e by a bluule Round S e w n -- M u r p h y assumed tihe aggi'p-sivp in this r o u n d and went a f t e r Attell in a d e t e r m i n e d m m a n n e r , s e n d i n g t h e former champion to his corner w e a k and bleed- iri'g badly at the end or rhe round Round Bight--Attell changed his tactics in this r o u n d and wont after M u r p h y ' s stomach, l a n d i n g sucfess- f u l l y several times. M u r p h y rlmc-h- ed to avoid p u n i s h m e n t and svas cautioned by the i e f e r p p about holding on. R o u n d Xine--Long rangp fighting was the f e a t u r e of this- r o u n d . Attell dancing around Murpilij and showing signs of h i n former speed. Many blows were s t r u c k by both men, but l i t t l e damage was clone Round Ten -- Honors were even in this round, n e i t h e r man being able to land effectively. Rouml Eleven -- M u r p h y had a shade Uhe b e t t e r of his o p p o n e n t in this round 1 , but failed to land in a vital spot. Round Twelve--Few blows were struck in this round, both men putting in their t i m e sparring for an opening. Round Thirteen--Fast fighting characterized tihis round, Attell appealing to .have a little the better of his opponent. R o u n d Fourteen -- B o t h men fought hard in this r o u n d In a clinch, M u r p h y wrestled Abtell to tihe floor, b u t the round ended with ·honors even. Round Fifteen--Attell had a shade the better of M u r p h y in this round, but little damage was clone by either man. Round Sixteen--In this round also Attell' 'had the better of it, landing several times, but ;hU blows appeared to lack force and he was unable to seriously damage the Harlem boy. Round Seventeen--This round wcs characterized by fierce fighting. botJh men drawing blood. Rounds Eighteen and ivineteen-- Murphy had the advantage in both rounds and Attell was unable to lan'd. Round Twenty--Bobh men fought like tigers at close quarters dur- iivg the entire round, each trying to got a decisive 'advantage over his opponent. At the close of the round. Referee Welsh gave the decision to Murphy, who made the best showing during the round 'and' appeared to have suffered the least punishment. 10 MEET after coming here for additional supplies. The men have sunk several holes on 'the right limit of the creek on 2 BJbove discovery and as 'they found good! prospects, they plan to do a little drifting during the remainder of 'the winter. Good stables and dog houses Grand Hotel, Chatanlka. Personal Mention Theodore Brak'ke returned yesterday .atf'ternoon from 'the Big -Chena springs in the rig used by Robert Geis. H. Buoholz came up from Hot Springs Friday afternoon L. M. Drury plans to leave here during the middle of the week for a few months' visit Outside. He will make the trip over the trail with a bicycle. NIGHT OF COMEDY IS Bill EOR NEX1 WEEK Seat.-, for St. Patrick's Entertainment \Vill Go On S«le Tuesday Morning. AT CREEK TOWN Three-Act Play Picturing Life of Quartz Miners in Hills at Present Time, Will be Staged. history of the school since its organization. The articles will be of student composition and it is probable that a few of the poetically inclined prodigies of the institution will contribute some of their work. PACKARD WROTE THE COMPOSITION It Is Believed the Play Will Rival in Interest the Old Pioneer Play Entitled "Pat Casey's Nighthands." Important Meeting of Fair- b a n k s Commercial Body Monday Night. On .Monday evening, t h e members of the Fairbanks Commercial club w i l l gather in the A u d i t o r i u m in their regular session. It is hoped t h a t as many of 'the members as can possiblv attend w i l l do so, for many matters of importance are scheduled to come up. The membership of the c l u b has been increasing steadily. The work of the secretary has begun to show rcsulu, as, the n u m b e r of inquiries concerning I'arm l a n d s , homesteads and other matters has been increasing w i t h each mail. The piogram of comedy which s in course of preparation by ·Irs. 3. Hairmon Caskey and Mrs. O. C. \Vill.iams in honor of St. 'atrick'S day promises to be one of the best entertainments of .t'he kind ever seen in the city. The program will consist chiefly of a screaming farce comedy, interspersed with a variety of Irish specialties and concluding with a big St. Patrck's dance, to which all of those attending the show will be welcome. In addition to the jigs, Iri?h clogs and reels and numerous other features, Mrs. Williams will give an impersonation of JEIlis Parker Butler's "Haw Mrs. Dugan Made Six Dozen Lamp Chimneys Out of Twelve Empty Champagne Bottles." The show wiH take place at rhe Airditorium on the night of Monday, March 18, and the tickets will be placed on sale at Hall's Tuesday morning. The u s u a l prices of admission will prevail. DILIEY STAGE GOES TO SPRINGS TODAY ELEVEN PERISH IN HOTEL FIRE CHICAGO, March 9.--Efeven guests lost 'their lives when the Barnette 'house, tlie Salvation iatrmy hotel, was destroyed by fire early this morning. Seven others "have not -been accounted for. BOE BROTHERS DEVELOPING LODES Seventy-Five Foot Shaft Has Been Sunk On Lucky Penny Claim. Development work on the quartz holdings of Quemboe brothers on Chatham hill has been suspended for the time being, pending the settlement of the creek customs mill question. They have three discoveries made on two claims, assays showing \alues of |33.50 and $21.95 respectively, but because of the exorbitant cost of shipping to Fairbanks, 'they can not afford to mine the ore. D u r i n g the w i n t e r they put down a 75-foot shaft on the top of the divide -between Wolf and Chatham creeks on the Lucky Penny claim. The ground adjoins that of the Jupiter-Mars Alining company on t'he Cleary side. The ledge has a wid'th varying from 10 'to 30 and 40 inches. The men plan to make a ton shipment of ore from the ledge to the Garden Island stamp mill so 'that they may ascertain the commercial value- of the ore. BETTING FAVORS TAFT'S SUCCESS NEW YORK, March 9.--Betting on Wall street favors Taft as against Roosevelt, at odds of 5 to 4. Five thousand dollars was offered in one l u m p at this rate 'this morning, with no takers. FUGLE AND PARDS COME FOR SUPPLIES Ophir Creek Miners Feel Satisfied With Their Prospecting. CHATANIKA, March 9.--Pringle, Wilson Co., prospectors on Ophir creek, in the Beaver country, are satisfied with the showing they have made by their winter's work. They left a few days ago for the stream, E. E. Dilley, Mel Sabin and Mr. and Mrs. Kellogg Will Leave Today. \Vifh the DiHey stage, f o u r plan to leave Fairbanks this afternoon for t'he Big Chena hot springs. Mel Sabin, proprietor of the Pioneer stables, plans to stay at the resort for about .three weeks. Mr Diiley will also remain for that length of time. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Kellogg will go along as passengers a-nd expect to spend a few weeks to advantage at the upriver stopping place. OVERFLOWS NOT SEVERE SAYS WOMAN TRAVELER Mrs. Evans Comes from Big Chcim Springs Alone Without Any Trouble. With the 'horse 'that Ed. Stroecker and Tom Staniforth usedi in going to the Big 'Ohena hot springs, Mrs. Evans came down Friday afternoon. She reached here at 3 o'clock in the afternoon afrter making fairly good time' all of t'he way. The overflows, she said, were not at all bad and 1 could be crossed wilt bout much trouble. IVo difficulty was experienced by her in the double-ender while making the trip. Mrs. Evans was ait the springs for seven weeks and declares that she Irked 'her stay there very m u c h . Preparations are being made at Chatanik'a to present a quartz drama w i t h i n the next three weeks. The manuscript of the play is being written n o w , the first rough draft h a v i n g been completed. Ed. Miller is credited w i t h having first conceived the idea and the plot of the play, [n conjunction with Mr. Packard, the rough plot has been shaped into a concrete vigorous drama with strong situations and stirring, h u m a n dialogue. The scenes in the plav are laid in the hilis around Fairbanks, although the time Is a little later than the presem. In it is seen a splendid illustration of underground life as experienced by the quartz miner of the present day. A tale of love, primal, it is true, but nevertheless Northern, is wo-ven throughout the plot. It is believed by those who have had the privilege of perusing the manuscript that the production will rival in interest the old pioneer play entitled "Pat Casey's Xight- hauds," which was produced in Colorado and other western states by the old: veteran showman Langreshe in the early, days. OUTSIDE FOR SOPPLIES James E. Wilson Arrives from the Tditarod Early and Leaves in Pew Hours, At about 4 o'clock yesterday morning, James B. Wilson, one of the chief promoters of the Iditarod- Flat City tramway, reached Fairbanks and registered at the Pioneer hotel. He engaged passage on the Orr rig for Chitina and left Fairbanks'^ ,9 o'clock. Mr. Wilson is on his way Outside, where he will purchase steel rails and gasoline motor cars for t'le tramway. The present wooden rails and m u l e power will then be discarded. -The "LONG LIFE" Beer- IS ». r. AT THE HOTELS CHARLES STARTS BACK FOR VANCOUVER TODAY HOTEL. Eugene Thubeault, Geo. Foss, Vic Johnson, C. L. Carlson, Ed. Morrison, A. Gustafson, Willie Larson, W. H. Wakefield, Andy Johnson, John Mystrom, O. H. Thornberg, Wm. Hegland, C. J. Erickson, C. C. Anderson, Alex Raymond, Dan Kennedy, W. B. Vanderllp, J. J. Spear, Sam Hagan. BartheTs Beer This Beer is made; not on the Outside, but in Fairbanks. For shipping long distances, beer must be treated specially. BarthePs Beer is not shipped long distances. Barthel's Beer contains no adulteration. It is ABSOLUTELY PURE BEER. It is guaranteed to stand the most rigid test of the PURE FOOD LAW. KEG BEER, per barrel, $25.00 ·BOTTLED BEER- PER DOZEN $ 4.00 TWO DOZEN, $ 7,50 THREE} DOZEN $ 8.50 PER PARREL $15.06 THIRD AVENUE HOTEL. W. R. Merrifield, C. A. Kerstein, Geo. A. Parks, Geo. Xeno, H. S. O'Neal, Ed. Jacoby, Thoma s Riley, John D u r a n d , Barney Ptsvey, John Peterson, John Kelly. PIONEER HOTEL. T. Kelly, F. S. Stacy, Chas. Nelson, G. A. Paulson, Jas. Ferguson, John Hansen, C. Nilson, John Lind- qtiist, John Gallagher, II. C. G u n n , Louis, Kylla, S. J. Marsh. Thos. P. McLain, Harry Fisher. ATTORNEY IS ADVISED THAT RARNKTTE COMING THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OP FAIRBANKS. ALASKA. Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits, $115,000. UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY. Under the Supervision of the United States Government, Rexall Mucu-Tone--Cures Catarrh "The Rexall Store*" RED GROSS DRU6 STORE OWL DRU6 STORE Attorney T. C West was advised by wire yesterday t h a t Captain Bar- nettp and Leroy Tozier had left Seattle for Fairbanks on F s i d a y night CXXXKOOCXXKXXXXXXXXKKXXXXXXX}OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCXXXXXXXX}0 WHITE PASS YUKON ROUTE WINTER ROUT13 STAGE SERVICE During the winter season, when navigation Is closed, daily trains will continue running between Skagway an-d Wbitehorse. A through Mail, Passenger and Freight Service will be maintained by a Thor- ughly Equipped Stage Line between WWteborse and Dawson. For information relative to passenger, freight and telegraphic rates, apply to any agent of the company, or to TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT, Vancouver, B. C. O. L. Dickeson, Gen. Mgr., Vancouver, B. C., and Skag-way, Alaska. F. B. WURZBACHER, Gen. Agent, Skagway, Alaska. DEPUTY MATHEWS BACK Trip from Big Ohena Springs to "Fairbanks Was Made in 11 94 Hours. After a comparatively quick trip from the Big Chena hot springs. Deputy Marshal John B. Mathews reached Fairbanks Friday evening at 8 : 2 5 p. m. He started from the health resort at 6 o'clock In the morning and made sevei-al stops on . the way. By computing the length of the stops, the actual runnhig time for the trip was found to be 11 hours and 45 minutes. For the greater part of the trip, Mathews carried 150 pounds of baggage. The deepest overflow which Mr. Mathews encountered on the trip down was four inchea in depth. No matter where you go--in the city, on tfhe creeks or on the trails --you will invariably find the TIMES. " Chief "Deputy United States .Marshal Will Tleach Canadian Port March 17. In a wire to the marshal's office here yesterday from Cordova, Chief Deputy Marshal Charles said that lie intended to leave for the South on the steamship Northwestern. He believed t h a t he would reach Vancouver, B. C. ou March 17, and would then confer with the American counsel-general in regard to the extiadition proceedings of B. S. Dusenbury. Dusenbury was indicted by the last grand jury here for signing a report with Captain Barnette t h a t was later found to be false in the eyes of the law. It is believed t h a t Dusenbury will be brought her? w i t h i n the next mouth. PLAN FOR MASQUERADE ON PUBLIC ICE Manager of Ice Rink Says That Novel Skating Stunt Is Being; Arranged. It was announced yesterday by Manager Hamilton of the skating rink that a masquerade party would be pulled off some night within the next two or three weeks. 'A band will be engaged to furnish music and incidentally to give a catchy rythm to the movements of the skaters. Prizes will be given for the most original and most comical characters. The rink is in splendid condition, due to the repeated scraping and flooding of the ice sheet by the manager. Bach evening sees a n u m - ber of impromptu skating parties in progress. SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL PUBLISH ANNUAL Pupils of Fairbanks High School Show Progressive Spirit in Work. The students ·of the Fairbanks hi'gh school have started to prepare an annual, the first to be Issued by the school. it will 'be. of 40 pages, illustrated with cuts of the school,' the pupils and points of interest a'bout Fairbanks, and will 'be off the press by June 15. The annual will contain a complete histo.ry of the year's work as well as 'Ifi" comprehensive review of the 83,000,000, BARRELS OF CALIFORNIA OIL I Petroleum Production of California Oil Wells Has Mounted Steadily D u r i n g Recent Years--Gov- \ ernment Report Tells of Development of New Properties and of the Future Possibilities. The petroleum production of Califohnia in 1911 is estimated by David T. Day, of the United States Geological Survey, as reaching a possible 8 3 , 0 0 0 , 0 0 0 barrels. At the close of 1910 oil was being produced in California at an average rate greater than d u r i n g 1909. This increase continued and the total production for the year 1911 was between 80,000,000 and 83,000,000 'barrels, compared with 73,010,550 barrels in 1910. "While the consumption also increased, production continued to exceed the demand, stocks increased to about 4 0 , 0 0 0 , 0 0 0 barrels, and prices receded to 30 cents a barrel where they were not governed by longtime contracts, although higher prices ruled for refining oil's. The increased production was chiefly from the Sunset and MeKittrick region', from the pools already developed in 1910. Three significant discoveries during the year were (1) evidences of a large field in La Habra Valley; (2) the discovery of a deep oil sand in t'he Midway field containing a heavier oil than in the higher zones; and (3) the discovery at the end of the year in the Coalinga field of a zone of light oil 1,500 feet below the main producing beds, in a lower geologic formation. The probability of this last-mentioned discovery had been pointed out ii the reports on the Coalinga district published by the Qnitel States Geological Survey in 1908 and again in 1910. The Lake View gusher collapsed at the end of 1910. In the later part of March the Associated Oil Co. drilled in sec. 13, T. S, R. 10, In TjaHabra Valley, 3 miles from tlie old Fuller-ton field and iui line with the developments in the Coyote Hills. Oil was found at 3,360 feet, and the wells started at '600 barrel's' a day. This caused such activity in the regiofi" and s-uch favorable results that in June the Fullerton field, including the new developments, -was producing about half a 'million barrels monthly. The oil sands seem thick and the wells promise to be 'pereistent producers, The Standard Oil Co. promptly connected the field 'by, pipe Itoes to its tank station at Wortham and by the end of the e a r completed the connection to the new refinery at E! Segundo, the work on which began d u r i n g the year. The refinery was practically completed by the end of December and will begin in the first part of J'anuary with a capacity of 3,000 barrels a day, to be rapidly increased. The Associated Oil Co. drilled a test well in the Elk Hills, San Joaquin Valley, in sec. 30, T. 30, R. 24, and obtained a small production, t h u s obtaining the oil- bearing character of these hills, as had been -predicted by the government geologists. The oil was found at a depth of more than 3,000 feet and proved to be of 28° B., an unusually high gravity. Important discoveries were made by drilling along the border of the San Joaquin Valley to the east and northeast of the McKittrick field, in the Belridge and Lost Hills fields, resulting in considerable extension of the possible productive territory. Interesting developments were also made in the Cat Canyon field. On Novem'ber 25 the Union Oil Co. obtained a 3,600-barrel well of high-gravity oil. Transportation facilities in the California fields were in-creased by the line of the Associated Oil Co. from Canarez station to the Lost Hills. Larger Oil Consumption. While there was the expected accumulation of ttocks it is important to note the considerable increases in consumption, important features of which were contracts with Arizona smelters for 60,000 barrels a month, which were made at the beginning of the year. In October the Canadian Pacific Railway was buyin-g 20,000 barrels a month for use in terminal yards and on the steamers plying to the north. It is said to 'be the plan of this railway eventually to us« oil only for its passenger service as far as Kamloops. B. C. The year proved strenuous for the Independent Producers' Agency, and after many methods for relieving the situation 'had "been suggested the association agreed to a plan for providing 10,000,000 barrels of storage, and at the end of the year contracts for building this storage The IgToo ROADHOUSE BAR Comfort for Man and Beast. ANDY BECKWITH Cleary City. Fresh Pastry Daily AT RAPPOLT'S Bvttterimt BaKery Second Avenue. Wood Stockman FT. GIBBON STAGE LINE Leaves with U. S. Mail, Passengers and Express from Pioneer Hotel on every Wednesday Morning at 7 O'clock. Apply at PIONEER HOTEL lad been made. Inasmuch as the consumption has }eem increased beyond what was deemed probable at the beginning of ,he year, it ran not be considered .hat the critical conditions existing n California in 1911 have been entirely w i t h o u t permanent benefit o the trade, which has now reached a' position where the addition of even one or two large steamship companies to the ranks of oil burners, or equivalent consumption in other directions, would make the demand equal the present production. It is not too much to expect that unless a great increase in production takes 'place in 1912 the increase of manufactures and of domestic consumption will reduce the accumulated stocks. OVER OS YEARS' TRADE MAFWO DESIGNS COPYRIGHTS c. Anron*sending a sketch and description mur quickly Mcertoln our opinion freoj»hothcr u:i hmmtlon l« prohahlrpiiteiitnWe. Comnimitr- Invention l« pmhahlr piitemnnie. uommmur ·- Uouiitrlctlrcoiilldentliil. HANDBOOK on l J uU.,u ·entfro*. Oldest BKOHOT for aeeurjnitpiitems. Patents taken tfirouKli Muim Co. i-eoclvf tpeciat notice, without charge. In the Scientific American A hnndsomelr Illustrated woeklr. J.nrwjt clr- «Co. 3S!BrM * w "- New York fflc»rt»* » St.. WMfcJnaton. D. C, ^ NEWSPAPER! rWSPAPER!