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The Compromise Of
The Compromise Of 188o The Indictment Of Mr. Rockefeller In The Spring Of 1879 Seemed To Him The Work Of Malice And Spite. By Seven Years Of Persistent Effort He Had Worked Out A Well-conceived Plan For Con Trolling The Oil Business Of The United States. Another Year And He ...

The Crisis Of 1878
The Crisis Of 1878 Clear Enough By The Opening Of 1878 That Mr. Rocke Feller Need No Longer Fear Any Serious Trouble From The Refin Ing Element. To Be Sure There Were Scattered Concerns Still 'holding Out And Some Of Them Doing Very Well; But His Latest Move Had Put ...

The Fight For The
The Fight For The Seaboard Pipe-line Project For A Seaboard Pipe-line To Be Built By The Producers And To Be Kept Independent Of Stand Ard Capital And Direction Had Been Pushed With Amazing Energy. Early In The Fall Of 1878 General Haupt Reported That His Right Of Way Was Complete ...

The History Of The
The History Of The Standard Oil Company Try, And The Daily Consumption Of That Year Had Been But 15,00o Barrels. This Large Capacity Produced The Liveliest Competition In Selling, And Every Year The Margin Of Profit Grew Smaller. Nov It Is Natural That Men Should Struggle To Keep Up A ...

The Oil War Of
The Oil War Of 1872 Not Until After The Middle Of February, 1872, That The People Of The Oil Regions Heard Anything Of The Plan Which Was Being Worked Out For Their "good." Then An Uneasy 'rumour Began Running Up And Down The Creek. Freight Rates Were Going Up. Now ...

The Price Of Oil
The Price Of Oil Quite Possible That In Keeping The Attention Fixed So Long On Mr. Rockefeller's Oil Campaign The Reader Has Forgotten The Reason Why It Was Undertaken. The Reason Was Made Clear Enough At The Start By Mr. Rocke Feller Himself. He And His Colleagues Went Into Their ...

The Rise Of The
The Rise Of The Standard Oil Company Chief Refining Competitor Of Oil Creek In 1872 Was Cleveland, Ohio. Since 1869 That City Had Done Annually More Refining Than Any Other Place In The Country. Strung Along The Banks Of Walworth And Kingsbury Runs, The Creeks To Which The City Frequently ...

The Standard Oil Company
The Standard Oil Company And Politics Cases Described In The Last Two Chapters Naturally Aroused Intense Interest In The Oil Regions. The Two In Ohio Demonstrated Afresh The Chief Grievances Which The Oil Men Had Against The Standard Oil Company Since 1872—that They Were Securing Rebates On Their Own Shipments ...

The War On The
The War On The Rebate Apathy And Inaction Which Naturally Flow From A Great Defeat Lay Over The Oil Regions Of North Western Pennsylvania Long After The Compromise With John D. Rockefeller In 188o, Followed, As It Was, By The Combination With The Standard Of The Great Independent Seaboard Pipe-line ...

Use Of The Naphtha
Use Of The Naphtha For Illumination Many Fruitless Experiments Have Been Made In The Course Of This Investigation Which It Is Needless To Recount. I Will, Therefore, Only State Those Results Which Are Of Value. I. I Have Found That The Only Lamp In Which This Oil Can Be Successfully ...

Witnesseth
Witnesseth: Whereas, The Party Hereto Of The First Part Has Been Organized For The Purpose, Among Other Things, Of Increasing, Facilitating, And Developing The Trade In And The Conveyance And Transportation Of Petroleum And Its Products, And For That Purpose Proposes, Among Other Things, To Expend Large Sums Of Money ...