The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 292, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 12, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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The Merchants Fall Style Show Wednesday Evening Then The Big Fair Thu. Fri. and Sat.
VOLUME TWENTY-THREE ARD.MORC. OKLA. TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2 M-ER 292.
HI COUNTY GAS Fill
EST M 01
New Forty Million Gasser Was Brought In
Last Night. Three Great Producing Sands
Have Been Found In Two Wells. Pipe
Line Construction Work Now Being
Rushed From Ardmore to This Field.
One of the Great Civil Engineer' "-ve
r r ...itori with KeterencA v
South Has Already
.Survev of a Rail-
Keen Consulted wuii micuw. - - - . F
road Line from Ardmore to Fo Va also been En-
gaged to Survey a Water Power on the Wash
River North of Ardmore. Plenty oC Behind Both
Scheme.. Ardmore Can Now Iny.t 'one of AH
Kinds with Assurance that there will be -P Fuel and
Cheap Power. A City of 50000 is Not L .reasonable to
after a visit to Louisville whore ho
....it-erred .iviili Kentucky democratic
leaders. "Kentucky will Rive a large
plurality for Wilson nnd Marshall"
said Mr. Krcnier. "Tlie party Is unit-
ed and active In that Htate."
against the boys ;-;tUng in 1 1n ir firs
during warm nights but they have
been made to suffer from certain
depredations of a petty character
that at last they thought it he.-t to
protect to the police. A sharp knife
in the hands of a vicious youth can
play havoc with tires and leather up-
holstery and in loo many instances
this has been (lone. The ofllcers will
begin tonight to see that car owners
are protected while they are enjoying
tho shows. .
Hi 51 STRIKE
"GREEN" MOTORMAN LOST CON
TROL OF CAR AIM D JUMPED THE
TRACK KILLING TWO.
adrri t the civkw
ARREST THE CREW
Congestion on Subways and Elevated
Roads Pronounced Today Little
Likelihood of a Big Sympathetic
New York Sept. 12. The danger
JILIJES1 OITEHSIVE IH KV.GEDONIA
FRENCH TROOPS NOW CO-OPERATING WITH THE BRIT-
ISH IN NEW OFFENSIVE ON THE STRUMA RIVER
FRONT IN MACEDONIA.
Bulgarians Have Evacuated all Forts at the Greek Port of
Kavala which they Occupied One Month Ago With Ar-
rival of Allied Fleet There Forts are no Longer of Value
to the Bulgarians Russians Announce More Successes in
Carpathians Bulgars Said to have Suffered Heavy Losses
in Battles of Last Thirty-Six Hours with the Entente Al-
lies Resignation of Premier Zaimis of Greece Confirmed
Although Efforts are Being Made to Induce Him to Retain
Place Reason for his Resignation is Not Known.
impm OF STEEL. SUBWAY
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AND "L" MOTORMLN UAKb s I tuiz uniio
Not lone since the Manufacturers'
Kecord devoted a page of its Issue to
a write-up of a gas well that was
making thirty million cubic feet. Not
many months ago In an Oklahoma
town a holiday was declared and the
people met and rejoiced over the
bringing in of a well that made two
million feet of gas. These things are
stated that the people may know how
much enthusiasm great publications
and the people have when gas Is
found. Ardmore must not be un-
mindful of the fact that it has the
greatest gas area hi the entire stale
of Oklahoma. Nowhere in Oklahoma
is there such a gas field as Vox has
already proven to be nnd Oklahoma Is
the greatest gas and oil state in the
Union. There is no estimating what
this gas area will be worth to the
city. A 6 Inch line is now beng built
from Ardmore into the field and a 3-
luch line iH already completed Into
t- ti.Io iii pive this citv two
rUA. iiii.-i ..... rt--
linen aggregating tune inches into
the new field. This most wonderful
gas .leld will give Aruinore cheap fuel
for domestic use nnd cheap fuel for
factories for many years to come. We
can send out to the world that we
have the railway facilities and we
have the fuel and inv.'te factories here
by the score.
Three wonderful sands have al-
ready been found by two wells. One
of these sands made a production of
64000000 feet. A Pennsylvania oil
man who has been In all the fields of
the United States said It was the
createst gas well he ever saw. This
iwell has a pressure of something like
1 000 Dounds to the square Inch and
iin and several drilling wells
imve been supplied from it for scv
rral months and the production is
as good as it was tne day the gas
sand was drilled into. Only last night
another gas sand that will make forty
million feet was drilled a half nil if
awav. This opens tip a great gas
area. The sand In the last well was
i i "in r...t Rlmllnwer. It Is a
different sand; it is a separate sand
It means that three great gas produc
i Ini l.nve heen round in this
1 1 "S - -
In speaking of the Fox district some
weeks ago W. K. Johnson of tins city
stated that if an oil area were de-
.olnnoil flier that railroad would
be built from Ardmore to It. If the
Santa Fe road does not construct the
line some other company will do so.
In this regard It may be noted that
through private sources Information
has reached here that an engineer in
Atlanta Ga. has already been con-
sulted with reference to making a
Ardmore to Fox. and
also to make a survey of a proposed
water power plant on the Washita
Iliver north of this city. It Is said
that abundant capital is behind both
of these plans and within from thirty
lo sixty days fiom now there will be
In all probability some developments
along this line that will be good news
to people who are anxious to see Ard-
more grow into one of the biggest
cities of the state.
(If Ardmore with tts natural re-
rources and with its wealth does not
make city of fifty thousand people
we will be Bleeping upon our rights.
ALL IS SET
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WEATHER PERMITTING TOMOR-
ROW NIGHT WILL BE A GALA
EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF THE
Kveiything is in readiness for the
final touches for the fashion nigm
how which the merchants are to give
The windows in the business dis
trict are covered and will remain "
until "SIC o'clock tomorrow night
when the show will commerce.
Some of the leading merchants have
prepared an auspicious display and
expect to entertain great throngs oi
people. The Interest In the Ilrsl iau
fashion night is acute nnd tomorrow
night will inaugurate a custom which
will grow in importance each year.
It is being urged that every auto
mobile owner with headlights as
semble at Central Park at a little
before eight and join the procession
down Main street. It is expected that
the greatest array of individual cars
ever seen In any city In Oklahoma
will be a feature of Ardmore's fashion
The county fair promises to be aus-
piciously inaugurated by the festivi-
ties of Wednesday night and a gala
week is anticipated. If rain does not
Interfere at least fifty thousand are
expected to visit the fair during the
El IFIlll TIE
Kentucky for Wilson.
Chicago Sept. 11. J. Itruce Kre
director of the speaker's bu
at western i-mocratic head-
quarters returned to Chicago today
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FFakVr:- SUBWAY MOTORMAN PROt'eCTFD BY W.CE NeTtThG
In the second big New York trac
tion strike in the past month pre-
cautions were taken to protect lauu
ful employees and strike breakers
from the strikers' vengeance. The
uin and elevated motormen were
protected by steel wire netting placed
Mies throw n to injure them. Many strikers would cause a serious dlsas-
o Oie more timid public have found J. er in the "I." or suh.ay. 1 he New
Ue ItnTy bus Is a very serviceable York Telephone Company was ti e
tne junij ous i t i Kn.lai linsses for Its
Tlio ntilKJirians liavc cvai'-
tiatcil all forts at tlio Cri't'lt
norl. of Kavala. which they oc
cupied one month atfo- Le l'etit
l'aiisien learns 1 coin a senn-oi-licial
.source that the forts have
heen hanileil over to the
Creeks. Thev are of no mili
tary value to the Unitarians af
ter the arrival ot the entente
New Successes for the kus-
sians in the Carpathians are
announced hy I'etrojrrad. Sev
eral heights near the r.ukowina
ler Kanul mountain
were also captured with nearly
one thousand prisoners.
Tlie French troops are now
co-opcratinjf with the lh'itish
in a new oll'ensive on the Stru-
ma front in Macedonia where
they captured a village from
the r.uljrarians and the I'.ritish
troops which crossed the river
seized liultrarian trenches ac-
cording to a London ollicial
l'aris says the French in
their oll'ensive ajrainst the Iiul-
parians captured positions on
a two-mile front to a depth of
eitfht hundred yards.
Under the pressure oi mis
new offensive the Uuljrarians
are retreating pursued hy the
allies says an KxchantfC Tele-
graph Aihens dispatch which
adds that the Unitarians suf-
fered heavy losses in a hattle
of thirty-six hours' duration.
London Sept. 12. A Reuter
dispatch from Athens says it
is confirmed there officially
that Premier Zaimis has ten-
dered his resignation and that
every effort is being made to
persuade him to withdraw it.
The political situation in the
far east is of no less interest
to European capitals at thin
moment than the military out-
look as it is believed that
changes are impending. The
reasons for Zaimis' resignation
are not set forth in the Athens
dispatches. It is believed his
oirer to resign was due to the
fact that he accepted the post
with the understanding mat ne
was to maintain neutrality and
in view of the Bulgarian occu-
pation of Greek territory ho
finds this no longer possible.
protectea uy sieei ne -
over their windows to ward off mis feared
declared business houses
requisitioned jitneys to take their em-
n ovees to and irom worn. .i.mj
operators and others soon followed.
Fifth avenue shop girls and men are
the passengers In tlie jitneys pictured
YOUTHS WHO TAKE POSSESSION
OF OTHER PEOPLE'S CARS WILL
BE PROSECUTED IN THE FUTURE.
For some time the police depart
ment has bcn receiving complaints
from owners of automobiles protect-
ing against boy3 climbing all over
their cars and taking general posses-
sion of the machines while the own-
ers are enjoying the picture shows.
0M iho rhlef of notice has Issued
orders to his men to keep a strict I in
. . . . . . t
watch over ears in me miurr uu
arrest any youth found in a car that
does not belong to him or his parent.
The owners do not protest so much
STOP SHIP OH
nun iDBiue f.MDANV RTF AM E R
of a great general strike to help en
force the demands of the striking
traction employes seemed remote to-
day in view of the statement that
only the unions likely to be involved
wi re concerned with the operation of
the street cars.
The first Berious accident during
strike occurred today when s
y car operated by a "green"
motorman got beyond his control on
a steep grade jumped the track at
a curve and crashed Into two busses
klltirir twn tiprsons and sev rely In-
HELD UP AND EXAMINED BY A luring thirteen others. Four of the
BRITISH TORPEDO BOAT PRO
TEST TO LONDON.
Washington. Sept. 12. Volations of
American neutrality by a British
torpedo boat which held up and ex-
amined a Philippine company steami r
Philippine territorial waters was
reported by Covernor General Har-
rison. The dispatch will be made the
subject of a vigorous protest to Great
in hired may die.
The crew was arrested pending
The congestion on the subways and
elevated rrads today is pronounced
Much Cotton Arirvinn.
Marietta. Okla.. Sept. 11. More
tvn halen of cotton have been
rect ived this season. Unt cotton lias
heen selling for 15 cents a pound and
cotton teed for ii ton.
The election of the officers of the
Chamber of Commerce will take plaeo
tonight. The polls will open at eight
o'clock and close at nine o'clock. The
votes will be counted Immediately at
the close of the poll and the results
Some of the llvet boosters in the
city have been nominated and there
Is considerable Interest In the election.
There will be a smoker during the
voting and every man who Is for the
progress of Ardmore Is expected to
! i. n. f-t.nniher of Commerce to
night during the hours mentioned.
RAILROAD COMPANY BEGINS SER-
VING NOTICE ON EMPLOYES
THAT IT WON'T OBSERVE LAW i Q
hi cctt rniiPTs SO ORDER. I
Galveston. Tex Sept. 2.( Ifftcials
of the Santa Ke today began serving
notice on employe and the public
that the recently enacted fight-hour
law for the trainmen will not he ob-
served except on orders from a court
of last report.
Read the want
Xi w Orleans. I.a Sept. 12.
The weather foreenr-t fr
Oklahoma for tonight is un-
settled in the eastern portion;
Fair and cooler in the west-
ern portion; Wednesday gen-
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Easley, John F. The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 292, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 12, 1916, newspaper, September 12, 1916; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc154616/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.