Notice is Hereby Given, that the undersigned, B. F. Sturgiss, of Hollister, San Benito County, California, has duly located and does hereby claim Sixteen (16) inches, measured under a four-inch pressure, of that certain stream or streams of water rising upon, and flowing down a ravine in, the S. E. of the N. E. of Section Twenty-three (23) in Township Sixteen (16) South of Range Ten (10) East, M. D. B. & M., in San Benito County, State of California, at the place where this notice is conspicuously posted on a board nailed to a stake driven in the ground, said place being the point of intended diversion, to-wit: At a point in said stream or streams distant about 360 feet from point of rocks surrounded by chaparral, said line running a little south of east, including all springs within a strip of land one hundred (100) feet wide on each side of said southeasterly line;

That the purposes for which the undersigned claims said water are for domestic use, and for the drilling of wells, and for generating power and steam to be used in carrying on petroleum mining operations, and for other mechanical purposes;

That the undersigned intends to divert said water at the point aforesaid, and to use said water for the purposes aforesaid, on Section 34, T. .16 S. of R. 10 E., M. D. B. & M., and upon other lands to which the undersigned may desire to convey said water;

That the means by which the undersigned intends to divert said water and to convey the same to the place of intended use, are: A dam or reservoir or tank at the point of diversion, and two-inch pipes to convey said water thence to place of intended use.

Dated on the ground, this 14th day of February, A. D. 1905.

B. F. Sturgiss. Witnesses:

John A. King, A. M. Wellman. State of California, County of San Benito, ss.

John A. King and A. M. Wellman, being first duly sworn, depose and say: That on the 14th day of February, 1905, they were present when the notice by B. F. Sturgiss of his claim to water rising upon, and flowing down a ravine in, S. E. of N. E. of Section' 23, Township 16 South of Range 10 East, M. D. B. & M., in San Benito County, California, of which notice the annexed is a full, true and accurate copy, was posted by said B. F. Sturgiss in a conspicuous place at the point of intended diversion described in said notice, to-wit: At a point in said stream distant about 360 feet from point of rocks sur-rounded by chaparral, said line running a little south of east, and such location including- all springs 100 feet on each side of said southeasterly line; and that said B. F. Sturgiss has constructed the works and the pipe-line in and by which he intends to divert said water and has con-ducted said water to the place of intended use.

John A. King, B. F. Sturgiss. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 16th day of February, A. D. 1905.

(Notarial Seal) Frank P. McConnell,

Notary Public in and for the County of San Benito, State of California.