Saturday Morning Advertiser (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 22, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 18, 1922 Page: 3 of 4
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cATURDAY NOV. 18 1922
110 FIND GREAT
OIL FIELD HERE
fcran County Said By Geologists To
r? Ille-i-ed With Many Earmarks
rointinB To A Mighty Oil Pool
Hcncath Her Soil
u fin.ru is anything to oil geology.
uid there must be for it is through
hat cicnco that most oil fields have
Ln locatt'd Bryan county's fertile
..m u lint a covering for a miehtv
oil field which many believe when
uppcil will prove to be among the
rreati't the world has even seen op
ened up. and wnicn will shower un-
told wealth upon this section of tho
State inui muiiy uuvu cunuuence
i- itiU belief is attested by the num-
-w iil's set up for testing purnos-
. over the county and tho further
fict that leases nave Deen taken upon
countless thousands of acres of land
in eery section of the county.
Among the most optimistic of tho
.rninpLturs. is t. tioileau. heading
the operations of the Lucky 100 corn-
cany drilling at a depth of 1415 feet
tear Colbert and representing a syn-
dicate of men determined to find oil
to paying quantities or drill so deep
they run out of a hole in the attempt.
Mr. Uoileau himself is an oil geo-
logist and he avails himself of the
information furnished in the reports
and findings of many other geolo-
gists. Mr. Boileau points to four "ear-
narks" which indicate the presence
of a great quantity of oil under Bry-
an county. Summarizing these ear-
marks are as follows:
First the 90 degree latitude pas-
its a few miles east of Yarnaby
about twenty miles cast of this loca-
tion and it has been said that if you
want to look for oil look for a forma-
tion close to the 96 degree latitude
and drive your stake. This is proven
by the Illinois shallow wells the oil
fields of Kansas and the Osago fields
and in Texas the last few years has
proven this statement by the coming
of the Mexia Field Wortham Cor-
licana Kosse and way down in the
Gulf coast by the Hill Top Dome.
Second earmark is the Red River
Easin which is also known as an 'oil
Basin or Reservoir. You can hardly
find a fold and drill it in the Red
Biver Basin without oil. The average
is reported to be better than '97 per
cent. This is clearly demonstrated
from the Louisiana fields to the Burk-burnett.
Third earmark is the Preston Anti
cline which is proven by so many
oil field. A it. .. ..
d m jz.ri ?p 8.t?.e ?
i3-i T "r lno Hsnction
jj . """"""' riems ana tms
iield is only about seventeen miles
tt ii j H: . !"" location. The
United States Geological survey in
commenting upon tho shallow Madill
n fi'nenn' !&. 3 h'.gh
J I "" iiuon oi 4i gravity
?Lth!U8h three inch "ole. states
ioJT i Kcse"ce.of 8as many
FwJ" the Trinity sand indicated
J? Jui vmJiy be und farther south
in this horizon where the sands will
!. nuitii gave Dinn to
Effi.FiSS ! Jho Preston
-" uijun uuuniy ai me toot
of the Choctaw Fault which acts up-
... .. . u... auu wierpDy warrants
the greatest possibilities for one of
the Inrcpat nil -finUa nt a
If there is no oil in the southern
part of Bryan County where those
TAIll nwtt.nn l..ll- - -If 1 . ..
.. i'.u.cu uciu ui on unaouDteaiy
meet well then we might as well
bum our books of geology and look
to another science to explain the pres-
AtlM ft .11 J I . mV
HIGHWAY TO RED RIVER TO
BE OPENED THIS WEEK
. Engineer Tom Matthews supervis-
ing tho harrI-Riirrn.orl .nrl ...
tion in the county announces that the
new highway will be opened for traf-
fic between Colbert and Red River
Saturday of this wonV atty rr.nfi.
and months of delay caused by the
uiruinesaoi me railroad company in
constructing the under pass crossing
Under its trnrt nnntli n4 r--o..
This will be a great benefit to folks
who have occasion to use this road
for the old road from Colbert to the
nver on which traffic has been
obliged to detour for months has be-
cume very Dau.
UNCLE BUD LEDBETTER IS
ELECTED AS SHERIFF
age J. F. Ledbetter better known
as Undo Burl THhnttor um alaMnA
sheriff of Muskogee county at the
general election Dy tnree thousand
majority over a young man and a
world war vetran at that. Long be-
for Statehood Ledhptter wnn n forlnrnl
officer in fact the greater part of
nis me was spent as a peace offi-
cer nnrl ho Wn fnr- tnnnv vanr-a faai
-. ... -.v - w &.. j j...j .i.
cd by every law violator within his
rantrp nf nnnrntinnq. TTIn Alor.f?nn
over a younger man is a testimonial
to nis iitness ana experience.
SATURDAY MOBNINQ ADTEBT18EB
WALTON PLANS A GREAT
BARBECUE AT INAUGURAL
Expects 50000 Guests For Event And
Promises 25 Orchestras
Governor-Elect Jack Walton has
announced plans for a huge and un-
usual inaugural party to replace tho
customary Inaugural ball and at
which he expects to have fifty-
thousand guests. The big idea is for
an immense barbecue for the folks
from over the State to which every-
body is invited.
Walton said he would have twenty-five
orchestras expected 50000
persons from over the State and
would erect tents on the State House
L?roUnrll tn ni.nvtrltA 4l. i
Three hundred head of cattle will go
m YP tno. barbecue feast ho
said. Walton also announced that
he would ask for special railroad
rates from different parts of the
"'"" iur me occasion.
"There has never been anything
- - av in Liir: iii-SLiiru iit Tnn
United States" said the Govcmor-
eiect. -i-m going to have a party
that every farmer every laboring
man and evnrv nno Alan (n un r.A
will enjoy. They can wear what they
"Trip Tinrtv will r.A l.U u J -
my inauguration and the day follow-
ing it or the day before. It will be
a two-day affair. Tho nw in
keen Eroino rinv nnrl nmlif rm.nHA
w'H Je a number of special stunts
in finrliMnn in rlnni.tr nnj i u
"Afnnv nf tho nonnta ...a 4U .4.
rf . ...b ivwJlli vim UIC outlt!
have never seen the capltol. 1 am
C?0inf7 tO mfltro thom faAl nt !....
there. For once the Inaurmrnl hnll
will be the people's party.
AGRICULTURE BOARD MEMBER
MOVES TO DURANT
J. N. Rnnph. momhni nf tlB QfatA
BonrH nf AD.rir.llflira anil trm mnn..
years a rpsidonf nf Atnlro hm Aa.
cided U move to Durant to make
his home. Mr. Roach has taken a
lease 6n the home of T. J. Ball at
704 North 13th avenue nrhoro ho nnrl
his family now reside.
REVIVAL AT BOKCHITO
The members of the Christian
Church at Bokchito are holding a
very successful series of revival
services conducted by Rev. John A.
Tabor of Dallas. The meetings com-
menced last Sunday and will be con-
ducted until Friday November 24th.
Great interest is being shown in the
NEGRO LOSES LIFE TRYING
TO JUMP A FREIGHT TRAIN
In attempting to catch an east-
bound Frisco freight train about four
miles east of Durant last Sunday
night Saul Johnson negro believed
nave lived at Denton Texas lost
his life. The family of William Ris-
ner living near the crossing heard
cries for help about midnight and
We?i ? the sccne to see a negro
spilled in a mud hole and asking help
ine negro lived long enough to tell
where he lived and where he was
going when he died. His neck was
broken later examination showed.
The presumption is that he tried to
catch the train and probably missed
ms hold being thrown with great
force to the ground near the track.
The train had not struck him and
neither cut nor bruise was found on
his borlV. RnVn tho hfnlAm. .nMl .
a fracture of tho skull at the base
of the brain. In his pockets were
found letters from Boley Oklahoma
addressed to Saul Johnson two decks
of cards and a few other items but
NePTOPfl nf Pnlhort IbbmiIhi. !.
death of Jnhnnnn tool thA t.1..
colbert and gave it burial after rela-
nvea nan iauea to claim the body.
Earlier that evening the dead negro
and another npirrn wrtrn anon atnv4i
to walk east on the Frisco tracks
bound for Hugo. It is supposed that
they waited at the crossing near
Risner's four miles east of town for
the freight that the other negro
caught the train and went on and that
Johnson missed as he jumped and
suffered a broken neck.
FORMER COUNTY OFFICERS
ARE HIGHLY COMMENDED
A recent issue of the Sunday Ft.
Worth Star-Telegram devotes two
columns of space to the Carter Coun-
ty Sheriff's force consisting of Sher-
iff London and two deputies and
prints a group picture of the whole
aggregation. In tho picture appears
three former Bryan county officers
former sheriff Dave Wright deputy
Con Keirscy and Deputy BUI Dicker-
son. All these men arc now deputies
under London. In the course of the
article the Star-Telegram proceeds
tn refer tn tho htmnh na tlin ct..
best peace officers organization.
BRACKINS MOTION FOR NEW
TRIAL UP NOVEMBER 211
Attorneys for Matt Howard Eract-
in convicted of murder in connection
with the death of R. C. Means sad
given a life sentence have filed m
motion for a new trial. District
Judge March announced that ho
would hear and pass upon tho motion
on November 21st.
The ex-kaiser's memoirs are a fail-
ure from two standpoints. They are
not truthful and they arc not eves
Dr. J. L. Reynolds
Eye. Ear Nose and Throat
and Glass Fitting
Over Corner Drug Ntore
has sent us our presents ahead
of time and we are now puting
them on display for your in
Have yours put aside before
they are picked over.
DURANT BOOK STORE
'Phone 699 204 W. Main
Plows and Harness
You are now thinking of plowing and breaking. Wo
have a complete line of Gang Plows Sulky Plows Turn-
ing Plows an Middle Breakers.
If you need a now share for your Avery Moline or King-
man Plows we have them.
Our stock of Harness was never more complete than it
is right now. We bought our harness collars etc. before
the recent advance in prices and offer the best values you
will find anywhere.
E. G. McKINNEY HARDWARE GO.
298 West Main 'Phone 61.
Temerlin's Reorganization Sale
Opens Friday Nov. 1 7th 9 A. M. Closes Saturday Dec. 2nd 1922
To the first 25 Women enter-
ing Our Store at 9 o'clock Fri-
day morning we will give abso-
lutely free one five yard Ging-
ham Dress Pattern. Get your
tickets at the door. Doors open
promptly at nine o'clock.
14 Days of Fast Selling
$50000 Brand New Merchandise
CONSISTING OF DRY GOODS CLOTHING SHOES
MEN'S AND BOYS' FURNISHINGS LADIES' AND
CHILDREN'S COATS SUITS AND DRESSES
SWEATERS UNDERWEAR COMFORTS BLAN-
KETS BAGS TRUNKS AND SUIT CASES.
Reason for This Sale
Mr. M. Temerlin who has con-
ducted this business for the past
17 years has taken into partner-
ship his brother Pink Temerlin
who in the future will have ac-
tive charge of the business. This
reorganization makes it neces-
sary to reduce our stock.
Best Cotton sewing thread AC
Best silk sewing thread CC
per spool all colors J
Brown Sea Island Domestic 1 AC
per yard J-U
9-4 bleached Pepperell Sheet- OQC
ing yard !
Heavy grade bleached Canton 1 AC
50c Poplin big range of colors 1 AC
Good grade brown Canton 1 AC
Flannel yard J-"
Fine Grade bleached Domes- QC
Boys' and Girl's School (PI JQ
Women's Shoes regular (PI AQ
$500 to $8.00 values pl.t0
Extra wide Torshon Lace 10c OC
value yard "
Large size 20c towels now 1AC
only :. 1U
AH wool children's knit 1I7C
Caps $1.00 value Lti
It is impossible to list the thousand and one bargains we offer in this limited
space but read our big two page circular to get details or better still come to
our store and see for yourself. Below we quote you a few prices but there are
hundreds of other bargains at this store. Every article in this big stock has a
red tag with the price marked in plain figures COME BUY SAVE.
Men's Suits and Overcoats
Men's and Young Men's all-
wool Cashmere and Tweed Suits
formerly sold for $22.45 now
Stylish Suits and Overcoats for
Men and Young Men belted
Models. Former price $25.00
Women's Coats Suits and Dresses
Women's long coats sport
Models fine I'olo cloth Stylish
and nifty worth $15.00 now on
Ladies French Serge Suits
very stylishly made beautiful
trimmings former price $25.00
go for only
Men's raincoats that Bold for
$8.00 really heavy enough for
Ladies Skirts beautifully made
of Poirct Twill box pleated ef-
fects. Regular $0.00 values go
HUNDREDS OF OTHER BARGAINS IN THESE READY-TO-WEAR
DEPARTMENTS THAT WE HAVEN'T
SPACE TO MENTION BUT WE ASK YOU TO COME TO
THE STORE SEE THEM AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
THE BARGAINS OFFERED.
17 Years Successful Merchandising in Durant
$1.00 Men's Knit ties go Arc
Men's heavy bleached QtC
Union Suits o"
Men's Dress Pongee Shirts AtTC
Men's Maroon Jersey Sweat- Q(C
ers go for Qu
Men's Novelty Hats in new (PI Afk
fall shapes pl.41
Men's Extra Good Work rnc
Men's 20c hose all colors QC
Men's dress shoes in black (P AC
or brown all leather yujd
Men's Khaki Pants good (PI or
grade at only pl.0t)
Men's and Boys' knit gloves "AC
big values xtc
Men's Heavy Cotton Sweat- (PI 1 A
or Coats only pl.lt
Onn lot Men's soft collars go 1 0C
for only J-
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