The Texhoma Times (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, March 11, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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CHANNING WELL LOOKS GOOD
STRONG SHOWING OF OIL
the times, texhoma. OKLABOMA
By far the best showing of oil that
has ever been found north of the Can-
adian river was encountered in the
well three miles north of Channing
and 25 miles south of Dalhart Tuesday
night and again Wednesday ilfchj of
this week. A stream of Dalhart peo-
ple have been visiting the well for
several days, and are anxiously await
ing the development of the next few
days, which will undoubtedly tell the
tale so far as this well is concerned.
The hole is now more than 4000 feet
in depth, and is in perfect condition.
The bit encountered the "black lime
several days ago, and slight traces of
oil have been noticed from time to
time for several days. Wednesday
* night parties from Dalhart filled a
number of fruit jars with the "slush"
as it came from the bucket, and Dal-
hart people have been examining the
contents with more than ordinary in-
terest. Of course, the major part of
the slush is water, but there is no
question as to the petroleum eontent,
as it is plainly visible on the side of
the jar and on top of the slush. No
estimate is made of the amount of oil
the well is producing, and the drillers
are still going down and hope to
strike the real pay sand any time.—
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHUBCH
provide u May
for paMage of
current from plate to
that is the ideal in-
sulating material for
use inside a battery.
Ask us about
Threaded Rubber In-
sulation — the kind
that has been selected
by 151 builders of
trucks and pmafi
With the Coble-Heywood test now
down a depth of 2,800 feet, the hole
as straight as can be and twelve and
a half inches wide, interest in the ven-
ture is increasing among the resi-
dents of Spearman, who are predict-
ing that an oil well is going to be
brought in within the near future.
Although one can stand at the well
j and toss a pebble into living water in
almost any direction, it is a fact that
not a single drop of water has been
yet touched by the drill, showing that,
technically, at least the geological
' formation at this point is perfect.
A dip of two hundred feet in the
| structure, as compared with that in
the Amarillo gas territory, has been
'• evidenced, but aside from this favor-
able indication, the formation has
[ been running "right." There is a dif-
j rrence in surface altitude of about
j That there is a most profitable salt
i bed underlying the surface at the well
j is shown by the fact that ninety feet
of rock salt were penetrated by the
drill at the shallow depth of 700 feet.
No gas showing has yet been had,
but drillers are expecting to penetrate
the gas sands within a short time.—
Amarillo Daily News.
DRILLING FOR GAS
PROPOSED 34 YEARS AGO
One of the most interesting ser-
vices held at the First Christian
church for many months was the
Memorial service held last Sunday
morning, in honor of the late Dr. Ar-
chibald McLean, President of the Uni-
ted Christian Misionary Society. He
had been a leader in the work of the
Christian church for 40 years, and
was universally loved and honored
for his work's sake. A large por-
trait of the great leader was unveiled
and the congregation was deeply
moved by the service that followed.
At the evening service the pastor
preached the first of a series of Sun-
dav everting sermons on "How to get
into the Kingdom of Christ and stay
in." The first one was "The Necessity
of Conversion". Othres in order
will be "A Murderer Saved."
This will be next Sunday
night. Others will be "Conversion of
a Devout Army Officer," "Conversion
of a Nobleman',- "Was the Thief on
the Cros Saved?" and "The Conver-
sion of the Business Woman." His
Sunday morning sermons for the next
• month" will be on Leading characters
in the Bible. The first will be next
I Sunday morning on "Jonah as a
Preacher". Others will be "Personal
j characteristics of the Apostles". "The
I Greatest Preacher Among the Apos-
tles', "Noted Wicked Characters of
the Bible," "Leading Women in the
Bible", and the "Ideal Young Men of
Services will begin at 11:00 a. m.
and 7:15 p. m. The Bible School
i meets at 9:45 a. m. and young peoples
I meeting at 6:15 p. m. A cordial wel-
i come to everybody.
ROGER H. FIFE, Minister.
is being plowed under. Land owners
are not insiting on so much cotton
from renters, but are allowing a
greater acreage of food and feed
A greater potato acreage is in
prospect. Planting is well started, j
Growers are urged to treat both white
and sweet potatoes to control scab and .
Pasturage and live stock are in sat-
isfactory condition. A farmer in;
Woodward County reports a return of
$100.00 during January from eggs and '
butter fat and concludes that this is
the best way to market his kafir crop.
Kafir was bringing 25 cents; eggs 35
cents and butter fat 38 cents.
The Chamber of Commerce of Guy-
mon has started a campaign to in-
crease the hens 50,000 in Texas coun-
ty this year.
A campaign for better and greater j
dairying and poultry industry is the
slogan of that county.
All pure bred and dairy cattle must
be treated for Tuberculosis before
either being shown at a fair or offered
at a sale.
OKLAHOMA CROP NOTES
Vim and Vitality
Follow the UM of
If you are suffering
from any weakness, ir-
regularity or distress of
the heart you should try
this reliable medicine.
Thousands have been
benefited by its use.
tin. llary E. Sheafer, West
Philadelphia, Pa., found great
relief. She writes:
"I believe if it had not been
for Dr. Miles' Heart Treat-
ment I would Jiave died, and
I owe my recovery to this
Suppoee yoc get a bottle d
this medicine today and try it
Money back if firat bottle fails
to relieve or satisfy.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS
Oak City Town Co. Located Three
Quarters Mile From Bunting No 1
Wanted to Drill for Gas in 1 87.
t/.e ;"'!ov,' pages
of the old Fargo • l!!iS
morning in steaicn ••-,ns a
paragraph stood xoi n.e page
which fairly took t.ie Irt*.• i.-'i. breath
away so prophetic wnf u ... iiuructer
of what has developed'thirty-four year
later. The article was in regard to
the then new and thriving townsite
of Oak City, located southwest of the
present location of Liberal. The
townsite was just about three quar-
ters of a mile from the present locat-
ion of Bunting well No. 1. The para-
graph reads in part: "The Oak City
Town Company is taking out two or
three charters one for boring for coal
one for gas and one for waterworks.
Of course this may seem a little pre-
mature to mention gas, bjit in boring
for coal we may find either gas or ar-
In the light of present events one
can only wonder "Why didn't they do
it?" That paragraph appeared in the
March 10, 1887 issue of the News. If
drilling had commenced then—but
who can picture what would have ta-
ken place? As Abe K. Stoufer, the
' editor of the News then, remarked
this morning when his attention was
[called to the item: "That was one of
''the time when opportunity knocked
and nobo<l$ went to the door."
|. Little did those early day settlers
in Oak City realize what the years
would bring forth. Although all tra-
ces of the little city have been erased
the gas was there and what's more
j the oil—we hope.—Liberal News.
General weather and crop condition:
The last two weeks of the month were
moderately warm with the exception
of the snow storm period from the
to the 20. The depth of snow varied
! from 6 incehs in the northwest to 18
inches in the east center, while the
temperature ranged from 10 to 20 de-
grees above zero on the morning of
the 10th. Soil moisture is ample ev-
erywhere and plowing and sowing of
I oats and barley are making good pro-
1 gress. There is a greatly increased
I interest in truck gardens and more
I self support thru the cow-sow-foul
route. More separators are being
bought and incubators have been start-
ed; more meat and lard than usu<
have been put up. There seems to be
' an inclination to return to first prin-
ciples of producing everything that
we need in Oklahoma. No state in the
' union is as well adapted and diversi-
' fied in its products as Oklahoma.
Wheat sown in September has gen-
erally stooled better than the later
| sown, but has made good root. There
is much uneasiness over the possible
damage from the green-bug. The ap-
pearance of the parasites which ordi-
narily hold the green-bug in check has
been noted in Texas and Oklahoma.
The freeze of the 20th seems to have
had some effect upon the more recent-
ly born green-bugs without noticea-
bly affecting the mature stages. Re-
ports of green bugs on volunteer
wheat and oats are fairly well scat-
tered all over the state, but they have
done very little actual damage so far
but are three or four weeks in ad-
vance of the usual time for them to
cause damage to wheat in Oklahoma.
The growing condition of wheat is
good; the snow was of great benefit.
Some reports show a falling off of
oats acreage due to fear of the green
bug, but others indicate an increased
amount of seeding. A number of
farmers are sowing sweet clover in the
Barley is doing very well. One re-
porter states that this year corn will
be grown only on corn land.
Much of the cotton still in the field
The members of the Rook Club en-
joyed the meeting with Mrs. G. W. j
.Bookwalter in her pleasant bungalow j
home in the west end on Thursday i
the 3rd. The guests were the recipi-1
ents of a most cordial greeting from
the hospitable hostess and were soon j
enjoying the diversion of the after-
noon. Five games were played and
Mrs. Harry Smith was found_ to be
the winner of every game. A delici-
ous salad course followed by a sweet
course of cake and jellied fruit and
coffee was served by the competent
hostesB who was assisted in her hos-
pitable duties by Mrs. Vincent The
following enjoyed the pleasures of the
afternoon and this charming home.
Mesdames Hobgood, Vipcent, Ted
Beall, H. Smith, T O. W9ods, E. G.
Beall, Benson, Riffe, Hargrove, Good-
man, Slack and Coons.
Your Table Expense
For a Month
can be* materially reduced by careful and proper
buying. We offer you every facility for the econ-
omical purchase of foodstuffs that contain the max-
imum of nutriment. They produce results at no in-
crease in expense. . _
We can supply your needs in groceries, flour,
feed, grain, etc. All kinds of produce bought and
Texhoma Produce Co.
J. F. Lyle, Prop. Phone 147 Texhoma, Okla.
IN OUR NEW QUARTERS
WE HAVE MOVED TO OUR NEW BRICK BUILDING NEXT
DOOR EAST OF OUR FORMER LOCATION, AND ARE BET-
TER PREPARED THAN EVER TO SERVE THE BUYING PUB-
LIC. CALL AND SEE US IN OUR NEW QUARTERS.
SOME OF OUR SPECIALS
Old Homestead flour - — -*•
Bran - ———-
Short sf —
White Karo Syrup - --••• 85
Ribbon Cane Syrup Y — LIS
Red Karo Syrup 75
Pure A. P. Syrup per gallon
Sugar per hundred pounds
Good fancy rice per pound i
E. L. BUPETN
SPECIAL PIANO BARGAIN
We have a first grade piano in
Stratford, which if taken at once will
sell at a tremendous sacrifice. Terms.
If interested in this write quick for
particulars to the Denver Music Co.,
Denver, Colorado. 24-3t
and from $15 to $20 worth of fuel
per winter with a herd of twenty-
Frank Lanning and Lewis Sargent'
in a scene from "Huckleberry Finn.
A new Mark Twain Paramount Art-
craft picture at the Strand March 16.
Wilson Studio for Vodak finishing.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE
will do what we claim for it—
cure Catarrh or Deafness caused by
Catarrh. We do not claim to cure
any other disease.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE
is a liquid, taken internally, and
acts through the blood upon the
mucous surfaces of the system, thus
reducing the inflammation and re-
storing normal conditions.
All Druggists. Circulars free.
P. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
C. R. BOWERS
ROCK ISLAND TIME TABLE
No. 2 12:56 P. M.
No. 4 2:41 A. M.
(Limited) no stop for passengers.
No. 312 ... 11:17 P. 11
Equipped with Kansas City sleeper.
No. 1 2:25 P. M.
No. 3 10.40 P. M.
(Limited) flag stop for points west
No. 311 2:41 A. M.
Equipped with ElPaso sleeper.
Fine bargain in a smooth
half section near town; has
a well. Easy payments.
50-tf. W. B. BERRY
Texhoma Eauity Exchange
WE ARE IN A POSITION *T
ALL TIMES TO HANDLE YOUR
GRAIN AT MARKET PRICES.
BRING US YOUR CANE SEED.
SEE US FOR SEED BARLEY,
COLORADO LUMP AND NUT
COAL. NUT $12.00, LUMP $14.00.
WE HANDLE STOCK SALT, COT-
TON SEED CAKE AND MEAL.
\ LOT OF CHICK?iN FEED.
WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF
STAPLE GROCERIES AND SEA-
SONABLE PRODUCE. WE PAY
HIGHEST CASH PRICES FOR
EGGS AND CREAM.
WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSI-
NESS, AN DOUR VALUES ARE
MONEY SAVERS GIVE US A
YOURS FOR SERVICE
Texhoma Equity Exchange
I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUUCTION, AT THE C. C. REED FARM,
KNOWN AS THE BECKWORTH PLACEV 5 MILES NORTH AND 6 WEST
OF TEXHOMA ON,
Monday, March 14
BEGINNING AT 10:30 A. M. THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROP-
3 HEAD OF COWS
1 Holstein cow, 6 years old; 2 Dur-
ham cows 5 years old.
11 HEAD OF HORSES
1 bay horse, 9 years old, weight
1000 pounds;; 1 iron grey horse 5
years old, weight 1000 pounds; 1
brown mare 11 years old, weight 900
pounds; 1 brown mare 7 years old,
weight 1000 pounds; 1 bay mare 5
years old, weight 1000 pounds; 1 year
ling colt; 1 black pony 10 years old,
weight 900 pounds; 1 bay mare 7
years old, weight 1050 pounds; 1 bay
horse 7 years old, weight 1100 pounds
1 saddle pony; 1 black mare 7 years
old- weight 1200 pounds.
2 2-row listers, good ones; 11-iovv
lister; 2 2-row Go-Devils; 2 3-section
harrows; 16-shovel cultivator; 1 row
binder; 2 hay frames; 2 header barg-
es; 2 sets of chain harness; 5 collars;
1 set of buggy harness; 2 farm wag-
ons; 1 blacksmith forge; 1 30-gallon
kettle ;1 buggy.
3 dozen chickens
1 good cookstove; 1 good 3-burner
New Perfection oil stove; 1 good oak
glass door cupboard; 6 dining chairs;
2 kitchen cabinets; 1 good Marten
Vernis bed; 3 almost new sets of
springs; 1 3-quarter bed springs; 1
sanitary bed; 2 kitchen tables; 2 good
oak stand tables; 1 oak bed room set
consisting of one bed, dresser and
commode; 5 rocking chairs; 2 folding
canvas cots; 1 rag carpet; 4 good
l^ups, dishes, cooking utensils and
other things to numerous to mention
1 bay mare 6 years old, broke to work
1 John Deere 1-row lister good , new
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED ON THE GROUNDS AT NOON
TERMS OF SALE
A credit of 10 months time will be given on sums of $10.00 and over; pur-
chaser to give approved note bearing 10% from date; sums under $10.00
cash. 3% discount for cash on sums over $10.00. No property to be removed
until fettled for.
c. c. Reed, o wner
COL J. C. SHIPPS, Auct
FIRST NATIONAL BANK' Clerk.
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