The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, February 11, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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COPAN, OKLAHOMA. F * UDaY, FEBRUARY. 11,
AN OPPORTUNITY AM) .
DUTY FOR TIIE DR It LER
dnliors in tin.' United
S"jtrs may find opportunity to
ihscovor po :sli .is n more by-
product of drilling for other ma-
terials This opportunity, which
n i.y be called <x dr,by and widen
sdn ut ' unmix d with mt.
.•or.-t ,dy r< unices that the!
ilrilioi shall watch the drill cut
tinges an.', salt, waters brought
Up by his outfit and thus cooper-
ate with the t< (Torment in its
search for potash.
'Phe advance in price of potash
suits from the normal rate ul .1
no |> S4o to over $ 110 a ton since
tiic outbreak of the war majics
still more c-viik nl than
rl‘; difficulty ns well as the duty
of finding this indispensable
cue?modify somewhere within
on: own vas' domain ‘ while the
c luntry waits." T!ie United Sl-
ates Geological Survey has devo
ted a part ot it ; energies to the
investigation of rocks and min
crai« containing large percept-
ag»- d pciLtish and to the search
by Joe drill for beds of potash
salts that have been buried dur
i;:g different geologic periods in
t In- evaporation pans of
dr cl up ancient inlands seas
and !,tires, The worl. done has in-
ciud d the testing of brines andj
hit terns from many places, es-l
jn-ciilly from salt producing
fields, and the examination of,
drill cuttings from well;
l -( practically c.-minin tha’ 1
beds of potash salts.ii they ■ ,t
By I20LA FORRESTER.
; One of the most terrific explo
l«if»U8 that has occured in tills
vicinity, occured last Friday
about 10 oc A.M., when on the;
Wichita Company laa.so, about 4
miles Northwest o here, the hoi
ler exploded which was being
: used for pulling cuseing. T1 .*
force oftlie exiposion was so
great that it threw about half the
boiler over the derrick, landing
about eight hundred feet from
where it stood. One piece went
through the derrick catting on
one of its let's.
There wore four horses closi
before! by 1 three of them recieved cut
>nd bruises. There were five
men at the well when the exp 0
si<>n occured, the men were: Mr
Clark Irwin, Mr. Raymon, Mr.
I John Burgess, the names of the
other two men we did not learn.
Subs eribc for
ter bodies precipitated potasl
salts as well as common salt, tho
ugh in most 01 those areas, as ii
most of the more recent West
ein laue beds, the potash was
certain Abstracted and jealously secreted
by the days of the muddy wa
ters, and so deposited 4*1 the
I shales. In some f these salt de.
positing areas, however, the con
ditions were no doubt at some
44WHWHW > 1-H-l »
Tho pastor's wito was to a
taxi or carriatto now and then drivln#
up at any hour with & belated coupiq
t« ho married. She was usually thu
witness, with Selma, the SaedisU
cook, hurriedly routed from .shiraben
to act ae a second one.
Tho old-fashioned Evangelical chur
stood on brook nv< nue, convenient lg
the railroad station and to tho old ettj
hall. Within ita quiet lticlosuxe wa-‘
also tha parsonage, built In quaint
Dutch atyle, of stone with lv> over t!
and double-peaked roof. There wnt
a very Brand study to your light ui
you altered and taro tha rerertante!
But thta particular night there wai
a different character to the coupil
who presented themselve* to: holj
wedlock, oa Paitor Van Kirk lAsd u
spoak. of the < onda
The teas, w .« about thirtf, r&o>i
looking, weii dreesid, without & tr&oi
of cerrouiac-s* in his manner. An>
the woman wa? part girlhood, wiy;
a rather worn face that tad beta prat
ty once She had the look m he,
face and eyes ot one who tun garetl
at fear so long that it L-* loat 1U
When the ceremony was over. »-i-1
they stood for the usual convention^
rhat before leaving, U.« man sj;u jjA
• "You don't rEtotJuber ue, do you,
Pastor Van Kirk" And yet you mar<
ried us hero la this name little room
nlnv yeoi8 ogi/ Wo came back to you
for that reason. I hnd not sewn rcy
wife for many years until a f<r* doyi
ago You don t even remember tho
name, and yet we caus'id you trouble
and notoriety at th* time."
And suddenly Mr, Van Kirk Paced
forward, her brown a/u* fi»U of it*
Urwt and sparkle. , ,
"I know. 1 know now. and I've tiwn j u enaesdftj.
wondering alt thts tine. You are tha J
rich young man and the tlttia tors*
from fit-lieu*:. aren't you?"
Ho laughed, and laid his arm around
IN AND AROUND
jour lioCiC( Mr. (J. S. Aubcl nr J wife have |
moved into the Kinetic house. 1
/Upert Kern was a Bartlesville
J. W. Lloyd wns a business
• isitor at Mr Sheets this week.
V. C Maxwell was a Bertie s
viile visitor Wednesday.
Mrs. S. E. Petdieton i.s gc*.t-
J ing lietter and is expected home
in a week or ten dayf
Floyd Moore a former resid
cut of Copan is In town this week
Mrs. G.S. Aubei spent
day in Bartlesville.
Vf. Joe Sheets is in Nowata
this week pu>t;r./ dow n a new
____ $1.00 PER YEA*
Butcher Set for $2.93
Consisting of: Cleaver, Saw, Steel, Carving
knife and fork, Sticking. Su^k, dauber and
Ask the man at the
A.A. Dewitt’s two
are reported sick with
Mrs Gibso n Was ip Battles
vilie the first of the week.
Chas East who Las been work 1 £
ing on the new school house has j i
returned to his home in Tuls*. I
0. B. McCaimont was m Copan
on oil business Tuesday.
Mr Sam Peters has
returned ’ X
j J.W. Courtney and Mrs M.J.
---—: Courtney wepe. ip Bartlesville 1
G E Brieker tranaacted buai*; Wednesday^ Mrs. Courtney r* i
ness in Bartlesville Tuesday. 'naaininjr to attend loilge.
"Mr. ani Mrs. J. M- Thomas,
were in Bartlesville Wed «ve.
time favorable for the laying
down of blankets uf potash salts j
tl. it were later buried beneath |
............. _ 0 her formations. It is unreason- j
iu Msir.s in U. ted Sfit-s "f 'il0ie 10 oeiiov.- that in every one I ,
LZ si*«— -.......—»-««»p»t| 22?&tt2
s.i was dilliise.i, ;.u.l that no the ouly cxcltins romance of ah hi*
.Vue e through tn • widespread i ,v- the rarsonage. And rfer. fcal
and d •versified salt beds if «d iff -' ^9a “0 f‘9tty'
t':n ruologic p
loo. .y was potash thrown
1 dow n b ds comparable iu .sir-t
to t.‘ sum the Ola World.
J he united buttes is still a
young coimiry, and the search
Mr«, Monfort also attended
lodge in Bartlesville Wednesday
-----*--— ■ nignr,
Coalson was out of town; --- ‘ .....
I C.F. Lvaus the harber lavs fn-...
I ployed another barber in hisjt
Mr. G. Dove visited in Copan I place, he himself going to workj^!
the firs: of the week, i ip the 0:) fields. 1^.'
THE COPAN BAKERY
——urn n—immu m,
We also carry a line of
Candies, Nuts , etc.
We Bake Every Day
laid down in geologic formations,
tfiuu k.ei'ido h*uls of common
sulL ft'i^irn, ui.hydrife. and,
like iii.K’ods, i *: . -• tije.v were,
G--r 1 any ui : Spam, tin .ugh'
lit-; i)-,ds may not b»* s i thick.
1 'i im-poii la -1 ii.iv,;j uMv,?
an- n* S'uuaiiil l il.es, v.*h-> h hr
Ihoir *'vpvoi itioo d.-posited tiiick
f .it J s 1.: .. ut it . iii-i,._ r us,
• h f /i .■ , j <•>.:' ■, afford the- , .est
profinsa ; y adding salts in
Beds of ru.-.-k si it a:vl gvb-'um ;
occur in large liv.c; :i tie Unit-
ed Stales They pro f >u:id in the
Sdina rocks o; Now York .;al,
*’< n vlvauia . i:u m • ::• t*.r
m. ■ ms of about the '•>.: ■ ig.,.
Iw • 1 in Michigan uni Ohi..1
'• • ■ ho periods of great aria-
a Southeastern Michigan a
■ -d of rock salt 9JO feet thick is
s id to have been found by drill
holes. Dense brines of salt d-
|>"sits are found in Garb miUr-
"u-' strata in West V rginta and i
o'tier Eastern but^.. in the red.
h-'is of the South, ues* and ti.e
Rociry Mountains, in tie t'retuc 1
ecus deposits of several of t lie J
stern S ates, and in the Ter-1
iiHi’.y strata of the far South-;
"'-st.. In many of these regions
there may have been areas
whore the evaporation of the va-
R M. Doherty was a business
visitor :n Copan Monday.
lt wan not until thu
Jiy altar the wedding that It* hnd !
geologic periods in this I aaowc who they were. Then H was !
(tpread over tho front i>ns of sewe-
tcpqrs and the •'! -:rsy church had i
bei-ri siubjectol to notori.-.ty. Names ,
».ant nothing to aim H-3 had not:
reeojptxed S pencer Morton as a fa-'
tanas name, he had not knows I
| Uhltias 1 ho only sou of one c
■ l '• Yd arvatost mUltorair. • with Lior* f
private ‘li*h°P- “ rvobatlcn rai.-se at Lv.tevu*.
Ami vch-n the ' .:tar tat yirited
him, ail fc.( liai made answer lu tla
proud, aittu way, was itle:
"1 pray God I have brought them,
to the siito of happiness."
Now ho gazed at the t.wo tie«• and Lsset
"What happened? You havo roms
hack api'.lu. What for?"
"Eeeauou I wus a coward," answered
Merton quietly. "My father threat-
E T. Tunin
Tho B&ptLst L:uk-ea Aid vicie , ++-:->m-:+x-
ty are going to liavc an -apron f»a-;--------------------—
roar ail day Saturday at thr-'
was In ?k»rJosv:ll Gnan building. Sandwitohoa cof
fee and pie will be served.
i'lic little son of Mr and
Fred Read is r■-Varied ut
or polush b;. ' !ic G: ill
just h gnu Drillers ir.
j employ ate boring in hundred>
oi place?: for oil, gas. water, nnci
!other 1 .incrals in,iritis never be
fore touched by the drill, ttiuJ
they have hundreds, possiby
thousands, of opportunities to
find beds of potash. Th.* discov-
ery of potash in commercial Kin-
lounts on a cliti'ii, is.-, *>r form
might he far more valuable than
tile discovery of vi ml j ool or a
TIk Negdlecraft Embroidery ‘
v •: Tuesday aftermv
. - J. L, Burgess. Nee t
.. k aud social coavcrsau
Ae.e tue order uf the af tar noon. I
A dainty luncheon was served f
b.v Uie hostess x.-in a xuos* enjoy ,
Be sure and rend all the adds w;i9 s»^nt by ..... Mrs.
Mr*. J. Duffy and
Gladys were Bartlesville visitors
10 tlie Lender, they may
I Joseph Dougiass was a guest
Fresh and cured meats ef all hinds
Also a full line of FEED
PURE HOG LARD, 10
Geo. E. Huston,
At Ballard Barber Shoj
Anything in the
Clothes Ordered to
Cleaned and Pressed
by export Cleaners.
J. C. Hettinbaugh of Sandy]
Lako I’cun., was in Copan on
A.L. Williams of Bartlesville j
made a brief business trip toi
•ur town last Wednesday. |
Albert Larson a former resr
lent of Copan, bnt now of Bart-
j lesville spent Sunday with a
Ttu.: was j fr.or!£i hero.
Miss Karel Harry our popular
Bank of (Couan
W.( . M I F.KF R, V. Pros
J.I). Mcf Oli). < at.hier
State Bank, Guaranteed
Cuarantv i aws
Mrs. Ilmgle and her sou Glen
visited relatives in Nowata a few
'•uwt to cut mo off without » cloitar, ! days this week.
j and I agree.! to give up my wife tf to |--*---
l vroaid take mo Into tho buiiut?* ss
I a partner. ! believed 1 could waku
| M.o<l ,.cl win him around, bu; when
■ I to’d her what I hud dotia, utd went
; to the piaco wheru 1 had loft her. ■?>*• I
1 had gone. 1 did not had her afOlu un- 1
j ttl throe nights ago.
j "Perhaps you remember how wo I
1 met. I t«d boon tn cn aocldent, and !
was iskon to U''!lovuo, whora no one ;
: knew mu. I was unconscious and. la-
:ar in, doltrious, und Dcra was ray :
nurse. When my mother found me ■
! there cud had me removed, t ankei j
for the nurse to accompany mo until
I waa well, and wo lov«!.
j bD. I d'd wrong to persuada her ta
; a seem marriage. I »t; u coward.
But for e'.co yearn I h*-pt up the irarcb
\^^1£Z’Z’£V,h»»“ S.m'dU a,
lived in sreiuaicn, cored for, yi«. hut Jpu homo in Oklahoma City,
j behoving I had died abroad. My fa-
ther told her thta."
"Your ththej?" repeated hirs. Via
Klrlt eaeerly. "He found Uur?"
"Yes. he found her," outwore ! Mor-
ton alowtv "He died a month
I must not *peak lit of bite, but only
tht*: IMl.'a.ng that rho was ocunlp
m privn'e nurse tn a santUudum ou|
West, ?u« rraliy s prisoner tfcrm.
My fiWuer secured u d:v-rce f-r ma ja
the ground of insanity."
lie paused. Mrs. Van Ktrfc. plump
I and Impetuous, crossed ihs hute room
, and put kor arras around the hut#
brtdo and kissed her o» cheek atd
"Thers are 00 many years aJ.tu.1."
«he said. "fie., Kuport and :a- se;f
nave be<n n.arrlcj forty jr>arr.
, She folio jed town out b: thu bid*-
wVik. A limousine watted at the curb.
"Ah, love, how pitiful wealth !r,”
Mrs Van Kirk aald, a* they went beck
'jo the worm little study. ' Years ct
! pain Just because bo foared tiro trsw
of money— a’! hit ttfn ho raonot wtpo
that. !oo’» from Ft fuoe.’
J he pastor sh jOk Ui9 Load doubgol-
“She lores htra g-catfy. Did you
tw-> her oyer.? A worrer'r tore !s c?
r'A, all pitiful, all forgiving, all heaf
fa*. They will hnd peatb first togeth-
; or nnd then joy."
Ho drew a chair to the otd-f.ir''-
tosed heater, and drew the t «<♦«;
liut one. There tu 1 t > ■
Chide loves way fa" :i
house through tho
tCeoyTlfht. ISii. bj to. iicCiure Ntwfco-
j*7 tyqdU’utf .v
Copan High plays Kendall Ac-
ademy of Tulsa tonight at the
new School Iiuuse.
• Mrs. W. G. Bure win visited
: school Wcdnewlsy Morning.
Miss Maud G-ox was called
home to the bedside of her sick
Mrs Ben Brown who was tak-
>n to the hospital in K.C. return
ed ho«ie the latter part .of iast
week. She was accompanied
Mrs L. Kyals has been out of
school on account of sickness.
Mrs. GUI is substituting
bv j M-iud Cox in her absence.
Mr S.K Pendleton came home
from Guthrie where he took his
wife to the hospital, reports that
she la getting along nic.ely and
will be at home inn week or two.
Wane Gunn is absent today.He j
is in Kansas City attending the i
Prof. Gill is inO^lahot:
attending- to sc-hno. h
Kodaks ft? to o*jj, Vut-ographic I -- - --~r-
Kodaks up fmm #d, films devel-' The monthly Literary program
Good Reductions On
To make room for a lot of new Furn-
iture we have coming, wo are offoring
you some fine Mahogany B*:d Roorw
and DiningRoom Furniture at a nice re-
Could you use any of these good values?
A fine Mahogny Dining Room Suit'
combosed of. Six Chairs, a large Table
-round-and a large Buffet. This set for-
merly sold for $140, but can now be
bought for $lOO.
A nice Colonial Bed Room Suit, com-
posed of a Four Poster Bed, a Large
Dresser, and a nice Chiffonier. Form-
erly sold for $103.00 now $78.00.
A nice Shoration Mahogany Bed Room
Suit composed of a nice Bed Dressing
Table and Princess Drest>er with a larg*»
Glass, formerly sold for $72.50 now
oped, pictures finished, at Hall’s.
LWrblesvillt.'. Leading Jewlery
.uid Opt; .'.1 establishment,.
will be given this afternoon.
Tie* Coterie Club met
1 '•< M .1 Courtney Toes 1,-
’i ur iris spent transacting
fter which Snci - I i o
lie afleruomt nit
• I refreshments.
^ hm X
Several of the High School'
j wimessed the defeat of the Lj »
wtli |‘‘*i bus- et ball team at Bartles-!
i be t Fri. nivht.
it :h Basket-
Mipancy in a-
v«.u&,.vi r. insole
And we have some other nice pieces
you can get at the good prices-
A*’d dont forget you can get them on
easy payments, for Your Credit is Goco
■i Reliable Furniture Co.
nvey A?e. Phene 847
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The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, February 11, 1916, newspaper, February 11, 1916; Copan, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc951207/m1/1/: accessed May 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.