Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 126, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 9, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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^rumrisljt J 5icrnck
PUBLISHED EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY
Entered as Second Class Matter at (he I'ust Office at Drumright,
Oklahoma, according to the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879
i,OU S. ALLARD Publisher and Proprietor
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT
By Carrier, 10c a Week; By Mail, 40c a Month; $4.50 a Year
Office Phone No. 90
Lou S. Allard, Residence Phone No. 559
T H E P
THE DRUMRIGHT DERRICK
field was 71,14
heayjr, 600 barrels.
The Gypsy Oil cc.^.4. nt?
at 2140 feet on the J. Campbell farm
in the southeast comer of the south-
west of the southwest of 21-17-5.
DRUMRIGHT, OKLAHOMA. SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1917.
The Gypsy Oil company is drilling
at 3320 feet on the Cezar farm in
the northwest corner of the north-
ast of section 18-19-0.
The Gypsy Oil company is down
810 feet in the second well on the
J. W. Swan farm in 0-21-8. It is lo-
ated one location northeast of No.
1 on the edge of the river, in the
southwest quarter of the section.
NO DANGER OF OVER SUPPLY
Some confirmed pessimists are giv-1
ing out the idea that the garden
movement may be overdone, result- j
ing in unreasonably low prices. Also '
it would be terrible if the world j
should come to an end before next |
fttll and prevent the crops from be-
That there can be an over supply
of substantial foods next winter
seems beyond the range of possi-
bility. The food production of our
allies is steadily falling off, owing to
the increased number of men who
are serving as soldiers and the scar-
city of fertilizers They will take
an enormous amount of farm pro-
ducts if we can only sell them at
Furthermore J'afrtn help In tffts
country has constantly been grow-
ing scarcer. This year had there
been no effort' to mobolize boys and
other helpers, the farmers would
have been left almost single handed.
The emergency labor supply now be-
ing gathered will hardly do more than
supply the gap created by the labor
shortage of the past few years. At
the best, high school and college boys
can't do the work of farm hands that
have du? in the soil all their lives.
Boys are more or less irresponsible
anyway, and even those who are in-
dustrious will be handicapped .by
their ignorance of methods of culti-
Food production is not on a sound
basis if the crops only just barely
equal the total consumption. It is
too much like the landlady who was
noted for the skimp amounts of food
she allotted to her hungry boarders.
After surveying the empty table one
night, every eatable thing having
been consumed, she remarked jubi-
lantly, "Well, I guessed to a bean."
The boarders remained gloomily
silent reflecting that if there had
been twice as much food, the table
would still have been cleared. So
it i3 with the food crop of this year.
Whatever there is will be needed. If
there was ever a chance to make
money on anything, it would seem to
be in food production this year for
the man who organizes it on a sound
UP TO UNCLE SAM
World affairs have reached the
point where it is up to Uncle Sam
to win the world war.
In the concise language of t<he
Frenchman', "There is no more Rus-
sia," at least so far as counting for a
vital, aggressive force in the conflict.
If we in this country have not yet
fully conceived what this fact por-
tends, it is well that? we consider the
situation very seriously. It means
that whereas the central powers have
heretofore maintained an enormous
army of seasoned fighters on the
eastern front, they are now withdraw-
ing these veteran troops and hurling
them in masses upon the French and
It means that under present condi-
tions it is a physical impossibility for
the entente armies to gain even a
It means that the best we can ex-
pect until our own armies are in the
field is a stand-off.
And it means that, unless this coun-
try musters its entire strength in men
and means, and uses that strength to
the limit, the cause of human freedom
will lose the fight and America will
go down in ruins. For with England
and France defeated, or even nomi-
nally victors, and a still powerful
Prussian autocracy spreading itself
over the earth, the future of democ-
lacy will be dark indeed.
If every man and woman in Amer-
ica will get firmly in mind the fact
that we must win this war if it is to
be won; that if it is lost our own
ideals and institutions are in grave
danger, then and not until then will
we be in an attitude to face the task
that is ours.
The God of Hosts can find no use
for the man who, "having his hand
to the plow, turneth back."
AGAIN THE FOOD QUESTION
Once^nore the question of the
world food supply, in which America
is to play the most important part, Is
brought sharply to our notice by these
In 1917 America can supply only
000,000,000,000 bushels of grain.
America and her allies will require
970,000,000,000 from this harvest.
There will be a shortage of 1,700,-
000,000 bushels. What will this
shortage mean? ,
It will mean the strictest conserva-
tion of every class of foodstuff. It
will mean production to the maxi-
mum, and plans for still greater pro-
duction next year.
If means that with the greatest ef-
fort the United States can make in
producing and protecting waste, there
will still be a shortage of foodsur||
to feed the country and her allies
until the 1918 harvest is in.
\ OIL AND GAS *
\ Okla. and Kansas Crude $1.70 %
Despite the fact that the high price
of easing and small tools is hindering
development work in the Drumright
pool the larger companies are pushing
Work with all possible speed. A year
or so ago the Drumright pool was con-
sidered the largest producer of high-
grade oil in the country and with the
promise of the opening of new terri-
tory it will again attract the atten
tion of the operators. 'I he Prairie
Oil & Gas Co. is drilling two wells
offsetting the Holden, Jacobs and
Jackson "lease and the results of this
lew development are being watched
with interest. There are several good
Skinner sand producers inside of this
area and some new work is to be
started. The Uncle Sam Oil Co. is
the owner of these wells and it is un
derstood that the company will make
several new locations and are making
arrangements to deepen the oil wells
to the Bartlesville pay in hopes of
getting a large production. The past
week has shown a good sized well in
the completion of the Cosden Oil &
(ias Co.'s No. 13 on the Sam Barnett
farm in the southwest corner of the
northwest quarter of section 22-17-7,
which struck the top of the Tucker
sand at 2821 feet and at 22 feet in
the pay is flowing 100 barrels nat
ural. The same company drilled in
No. 11 on the Artuse farm, in section
11-17-1, which got a sand from 1524
to 1555 feet and a break and another
sand from 1555 to 1010 feet and the
well was finished up in the Layton
sand, found from 1610 to 1652 feet,
and is making 30 barrels. The Sin-
clair Oil & Gas Co. got a 75-barreI
well in No. 39 on the Keyes farm, in
section 28-17-7, in the 1549-foot
The Cleveland section of the Drum
ritfht pool offers its usual number of
completed wells again the past week
and they are of a sufficient size to
warrant a little increase in the pool's
daily production. The Prairie Oil &
Gas Co.'s No. 4 on the Skinner lease
in section 12-8-4, struck the top of
the Bartlesville sand at 2290 feet and
at 2820 feet is good for 40 barrels.
The same company completed and
shot No. 23 on the Jones farm, in
section 20-21-8, in the Layton sand,
found from 1270 to 1290 feet, and
has a 100-barrel well. In section 21
20-7, the llepublic Oil Co.'s No. 7
Ivhinehart struck the top of the Skin-
ner sand at 2632 feet and at 20 feet
in the pay was shot with 100 quarts
and is good for 100 barrels a day.
The Yale district has come to the
front this week with «oru? of the
largest strikes ever recorded in the
pool with the well completed by the
Aliee-Katherine Oil Co. on the Har-
ris farm, in section 1-19-5. There has
been a large amount of money spent
in this territory and the discovery
of this new well justifies the amount
of drilling that has been done. Fancy
prices have been paid for acreage
miles in advance of the wells that
were drilled by this company during
the time when the Cushing pool was
in the limelight. The sand in the
new well was struck from 3030 feet
and continued to 3167 feet and at
the present time is said to be good
for l'>00 barrels daily.
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The Gypsy Oil company has com-
pleted No. 13 on the Lena Cozar farm
the southwest corner of the south-
east of the southwest of 20-18-12 and
it is good for 25 barrels at a total
lepth of 1500 feet. N
C. B. Shaffer ha* shot No. 4 on the
K. Christian farm in section 15-16-7,
and it is a 50-barrel well from the
Latoyn sand at a total depth of 1507
feet. No. 7 on the same farm in sec-
tion 10 is shot in the Layton sand at
1171 feet and is a 50-barrel well.
Black and Kinney's No. 4, on the
L. Brown farm, in section 16-16-7,
is n\ot 1521 feet and is a 25-barrel
In 28-17-7 the Sinclair Oil and
(las company has completed No. 37
on the Lesta Keys farm and it is a
25-barrel well after being shot at
o If y^ou were a stranger in this o
o town and wanted to know the o
o leaders in any line of business o
o you would look first at the news- o
o paper advertisements, wouldn't o
o you That's aH! o
The Republic Oil and Pipe Line
ompany shot* the old No. 1 on the
Ike Rinehart farm in the southwest
corner of section 21-20-7, in hopes
of increasing the flow, but an esti-
mate has not been given.
The Carter test in the northeast
corner of section 19-20-7 in drilling
at 1000 feet. It is on the Kilpatrick
FLYNN'S SONS IN SERVICE
Washington, June 9. Dennis T.
Flynn, former representative in con-
gress from the territory of Oklahoma,
gives his only two sons to Uncle Sam
in the present crisis.. One has en-
listed in the navy and is now in
France and the other will go into the
NOTICE TO AUTO OWNERS
Those who have not secured license
for aUtos can now make application
to II. A. Gassaway, next door to A.
J. Bell's office. 123-tfc
RI D CROSS CONTRIBUTION
AND MEMBERSHIP BLANK
Dr. Lueile Spire Blachly,
Enclosed please find $ as
a (contribution) (membership fee) to
the local Red Cross. Please acknowl-
edge receipt and oblige.
an article of food that
permits of so much decep
tion. You don't buy
RELISHES AND SAUCES
often, but when you do, you
should get the best you can.
We handle only the brands
that have been tested and
tried. Among many others,
we mention Heinze Olives
and Olive Oil. Pure cider
Vinegar and Catsup.
F. M. Grocery & Meat Market
GEO. ELIAS, Manager
For the Sweet Girl Graduate
We are seiling them for this purpose every day.
All agree that there is no happier token of Love or
Regards for the young lady or young man graduate.
A pictorial record of ths personal event, will be invaluable
BURNEY BRA.SEL. The Rexal Store. Phone 87
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REMEMBER THIS o
You can make your money o
o work for American by lending o
it to Uncle Sam. His promise o
o topay is always good— o
o OR o
o You can help Germany—your o
;> country's enemy—by hoarding o
o your welth for selfish reasons. o
Catholic services will be held at the
Second ward school building at 1)
o'clock Sunday morning.
I-OR SALE—Team and delivery
wagon and harness. Call Yale
Wholesale Grocery. 124-3tc
o YOUR PRESIDENT NEEDS o
o YOU o
o Here are some of the ways o
o you can serve your country: o
o Enlist in the navy. o
o Enlist in the army. o
o Enlist in the militia. o
o Young men, your country o
o needs you. President Wilson is o
o asking for thousands of young o
o men for the navy and army. o
o If you want to enlist, take it o
o up with your postmaster, who o
o can tell you whether you would o
o pass the examination. o
The apparent, estimated produc
tion of the fields of the Mid-Continent
at the close of the past week was as
follows: Caddo, 25,455 barrels;
Electra, 25,500 barrels; Corsicana
light and Thrall, 1900 barrels: Kan-
sas, 70,000 barrels; Oklahoma, out-
side Drumright and Healdton, 121,-
r00 barrels; Drumright, 64,000 bar-
rels; Healdton, 66,000 barrels; total,
The estimated daliy production of
heavy-gravity oil in the Gulf Coast
ooooo o ooooooooooo
o Everyone who creates or culti- o
o vates a garden helps and helps o
o greatly solve the problem of o
o feeding the nations; every o
o housewife who practices strict o
o economy puts herself in the o
o ranks of those who serve the o
o nation. This is the time for o
o America to correct her unpar- o
o donable fault of wastefulness o
o and extravagance.—From Presi- o
o dent Wilson's appeal to the o
o United States April 15. o
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o O folds of white and scarlet! o
0 O blue field with £our silver o
1 stars! May fond eyes welcome o
o you, strong hands defend you, o
o warm hearts cherish you, and o'
o dying lips give yotfr their bless- o
o ing! Ours by inheritance, ours oj
o by allegiance, ourjs by affection o
o —long may you (loat on the free o
o winds of heaven, the emblem of o
o liberty, the hope of the world!— o
o Anon. o
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C. D. Blarhly R. M. Blachly
Physician and Surgeon Dentist
DRS. BLACHLY, BLACHLY,
BLACHLY & BLACHLY
Phone No. 48.
H. L. Blarhly Lucile Spire BlarV.y
Dentist Physician & Surgeon
Star Shoe Shop
Hand-sewed Soles and Turns a
specialty. Good line of new
Shot Wear-U-Well brand. Cal!
and look them over.
HENRY T. RECTOR, Prop
Penn. Avenue, opposite Drumright
THE CilffiM SHIt BANK
Capital $25,000.00 Surplus$5,000.00
A HOME BANK OWNED AND
CONTROLLED BY HOME PEOPLE
September 18, 1916, First Day.
Noven ber 17, 1916. First Call,
December 27, 1916, Second Call,
March 5th. 1917, Third Call,
MAY 1, 1917, Fourth Call. $259,100.54
May 15th - - - $318,402.52
OFFICERS AND DRIECTORS
C. C. MARSHALL, Pre.ide.it ARTHUR DAVIS, Ca.hier
L. B. GRANT, Vice-Pi-e.ident E. C. MORRIS, A «t. Ca.hier
M. C. LOVELL
Use our lungmotor in'case
Will sell furniture for 4-room
house; g-ood stuff; in good condition;
or would trade for car. Call Derrick
Taking things by and large, if you
were King Constantine, and having
Roumania for a . near neighbor,
would you jump, Neither would
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SANTA FE T1MF.-TABLE
In Effect February 28,
42G Jennings-Tulsa. .
430 Jennings-Tulsa. .
432 Cpghijig-ftuthrie .
453 Jennings. . . .
429 Jennings. . . .
437 Jennings. . . .
You can point with pride to
your property if you own
one of our splendid farms.
We make a specialty of farm
lands and have the finest
hereabouts. Good, well
drained, rich soil, suitable
for growing all kinds of
farm produce. We have
farm of all sizes, thoroughly
improved and fenced in and
in attractive and picturesque
3:30 p. m. I
W, H. Metz
REAL ESTATE AND RENTALS
IN THE REAR GUARANTY STATE BANK
,r' k \
FOR SALE, LOST, ETC.
All classified ads are
one cent a word per day.
Nothing received under
25 cents. Money to be
sent with copy for ad.
Food Stuffs are High
Keep Them Fresh
I1 Report Shortage in Weight
Drumright Ice & Light
Company PhoneNo. 75
OOOOOOOOO & OOOIII9
FOR RENT—Two furnished rooms
with shower bath; one block west
of post office; $25 a month. See H.
L. Cohen, phone 207. 126-3t
ri)R RENT—Six rooms unfurnished;
223 East Federal street; pump in
the kitchen. See H. L. Cohen, phone
207. ' 126-3t
FOR RENT—A 2-room furnished
house; three doors north of swim-
ming pool; $25 a month. See H. L.
Cohen, phone 207. 126-St
l'OR RENT—4-room house on Penn
sylvania avenue; close in; $25 a
month. See H. L. Cohen, phone 207.
FOR RENT—Nice 3-room house,
suuthwest corner Pennsylvania ave-
nue and Wood street. Mrs. Foerstcr,
phone 597. 121-tf-ch
FOR RENT—One 3-room house and
one 4-room house, also one storage
room. Phone 01, Caldwell & Wil-
liams grocery. 115-tfc
WANTED—A lady for boarding
house. Call at Ewing's grocery
after 3 o'clock p. m. 123-4tp
WANTED—Second-hand Ford can.
We pay good cash prices. Bullock
Bros. Phone 3, Standard garage.
IF YOU WANT
IN WAXED WRAPPERS
ASK YOUR GROCER FOR
BUSY BEE BREAD
Save 100 Busy Bee wrappers and get a Blue Bird
bread plate. \
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AN INTELLIGENT person may earn
$100 monthly corresponding for
newspapers; $40 to $50 monthly in
spare time; experience unnecessary;
no canvassing; subjects suggested.
Send for particulars. National Press
Fureau, room 4395, Buffalo, N. Y.
FOR SALE—4-room house, unfur-
nished, North Pennsylvania avenue,
near High schbol. Bargain h>r cash.
Phone 75 or 323. 126-Stc
FOR SALE—Milch cow's, two miles
southwest of Drumright. G. H.
Keady, phone 141. 125-6tp
I OR SALE—Property 100x140 feet,
choice corner location, with 6-room
house, nicely finished, tearing fruit
trees, with garden worth $100. Bar-
gain; phone 63. 122-6tp
FOR SALE—Fresh butter and but-
termilk, delivered every day. Phone
LOST—Ladies' cameo brooch, be-
tween Pennsylvania and Ohio v -
nues, on Broadway. Finder return
to Derrick office and receive reward.
LOST—Pair nose glasses with ear-
chain in case with TannehiU stamp.
Return to this office and receive re-
ward. . 46-tfc.
BOUND—Pair nose glasses night of
school commencement. Owner can
have same by identifying property
and paying for this ad. Inquire this
M. A. West
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE,
P. O. BOX 993
FOR SALE—-One vacant lot, 60x140
feet, lays nice, and reasonable; on
Second street, between Pennsylvania
M. A. WEST, The Real Estate Han.
FOR SALE—A small business house,
and lot, well located, a fine loca-
tion for .nice little Grocery, priced
right. Why pay rent, call and M«
M. A. West, The Real Estate Man.
M. A. WEST, Real Estate.
For Sal*—One of the best bargains
in town: A nice new 4-room boat*
with nice porch, two closets and bat-
tery, good 50x130 lot, for $650. Lo-
cation between Ohio and Pennsylva-
nia avenue. By M. A. West, the Rsal
Estate Man. Phone 129.
M. A. WEST, Tha Real Estate Mm
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