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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (May 16, 1908)
ETEMXG CBSERTEH, iA GRANDE, OUrGCN. SATTKDAY, SIAY It, 1908.
THE COLUJWBA OIL AND GAS
INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OP WASIHXG-
CAPITAL ST0CK ifiOOfiOO SHARES
OFFICE: SPOKANE, WASHINGTON.
401 Xktiola Block. Corner Riverside and W'axliiiigton Street.
OIL FIELDS IN MALHETO COCNTY, OREGON.
PURPOSE OF THE COMPANY
THe'v PURPOSE OF THIS COMPANY IS TO PLACE ON THE MAR
KET ENOUGH TREASURY STOCK TO PURCHASE A STANDARD
DRILLING RIO, PLACE IT ON THE COMPANY'S CLAIMS. AND CON
TINUE WORKING THIS RIG UNTIL A THOROUGH TEST HAS BEEN
MADE FOR OIL OR GAS. !
PROPERTY OF THE COMPANY
THIS COMPANY HAS AND OWNS FORTY-EIGHT . CLAIMS SITU
ATED IN THE HEART OF THE MALHEUK OIL. UlbTtUCl. . '
THE COMPANY ALSO HAS A SMALL DRILLING RIG. COMPLETE.
AT VALE, MALHEUR COUNTY. OREGON. " ,
THE SURFACE OF THE MALHEUR OIL FIELDS ARB ROLLING,
WITH DEEP RAVINES, SHARP POINTS AND HILLS. IT IS COVERED
WITH SAND AND GRAVEL AND IS DEVOID OF VEGETATION WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF SAGEBRUSH.
THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS FIELD SHOW IT TO
BE OF THE NATURE OF A DRY, BARREN PLAIN OR BASIN, THE
SUB-DIVISIONS REFERRED TO CONSISTING OF SILICIFIED AND
CLAY SHALES, SANDSTONE, CLOSE AND COARSE GRAINED.
THE UNDERLYING FORMATIONS ARE CLAY. SANDSTONE AND
CALCAREOUS CONCRETIONS, WHITE CALCAREOUS SHELLS. FOSSIL
IFEROUS CONCRETIONS, CARBONIFEROUS LIME AND LIME SHALES.
THE FORMATION GENERALLY IS SUCH AS TO GIVE THE LANDS IN
QUESTION A HIGH CHARACTER AS LANDS PECULIAR TO OIL FOR
MATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST.
THE SANDSTONE STRATA IS IMPREGNATED AND STAINED
WITH DEPOSITS WHICH WOULD RESULT FROM SUCH SOURCE.
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
IN A RECENT REPORT FROM A GOVERNMENT EXPERT A
STATEMENT WAS MADE TO THE EFFECT THAT THE MALHEUR CO
UNTY OIL FIELDS OF OREGON STOOD IN THE HIGHEST CLASS.
LIKE THOSE OF BAKERSFIELD. CALIFORNIA, AND OTHER PROMI
NENT PACIFIC COAST FIELDS.
A NUMBER OF OTHER EXPERTS, PROMINENT AND THOROUGH
LY RELIABLE, STATE THAT THE FORMATIONS OF THIS OIL CENTER
POINT TO AN UNLIMITED WEALTH IN OILS AND GASES.
IN A LETTER FROM SUPERIN TENDENT J. T. BEARDSLEY, OF
VALE, OREGON, DATED, IN JANUARY, 1908, HE STATED THAT AT A
DEPTH OF SEVENTY FEET. ON THE COLUMBIA GROUP. OIL SAND
AND COLORS OF THE BEST QUALITY WERE ENCOUNTERED, A
SAMPLE OF WHICH CAN BE FOUND IN THE COMPANY'S OFFICES
AT SPOKANE, WASHINGTON.
TO THOSE INTERESTED
STOCK 15 CENTS PER SHARE
THERE WILL BUT A FEW SHARES SOLD AT THIS LOW PRICE
OF FIFTEEN CENTS. ANY INFORMATION WANTED ON THIS OFFER
WILL BE GLADLY GIVEN BY THE COMPANY'S SOLE AGENT AT LA
GRANDE, RAY W. LOGAN, AT 1HS OFFICE IN THE LA GRANDE NA
TIONAL BANK BUILDING.
IN A VERY FEW DAYS BLUE-PRINTS SHOWING THE COM
PANY'S GROUND, AND ALSO THAT OF OTHERS WHO ARE SI'ENDIN U
LARGE AMOUNTS TO DEVELOP THE OIL FIELDS IN MALHEUR COUN
TY, OREGON, WILL BE AT THE AGENTS OFFICE.
THOSE WHO A VERY FEW MONTHS AGO BOUGHT STOCK IN THE
MALHEUR OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, THE UNION, ORE
GON, COMPANY, AT 12 & CENTS PER SHARE, COULD NOW SELL WITH
A HANDSOME PROFIT, , BUT HAVE TAKEN ALL THEIR STOCK OFF
THE MARKET, KNOWING THE VALUE OF IT IN A VERY SHORT
TIME, FROM THE WORK NOW DONE BY THAT COMPANY.
NOW IS THE TIME TO GET IN ON THIS 6TOCK ISSUE AT THIS
VERY SMALL PRICE, BEFORE THE RAISE, WHICH IS BOUND TO
COME LATER, AND INVEST YOUR MONEY IN A HOME COMPANY
THAT YOU KNOW IS GOOD. ' , , ., . . , ) . -
WM. PARKER, President. J. B. WATERS, Vloe-Prenldent.
II. F. LOUNSBERRY, Sec-Treas. J. T. BEARDSLEY, Superintendent.
J. B. WATERS, L. L. AUMOCK, J. T. BEARDSLEY, R. F. LOUNSBERRY.
: ADVISORY BOARD
WM. PARKER, 3. V. MARLOW, A. E.KXAPTON, CIIAS. BESGROVE, and
W. A. INGRAM.
R. IV. LOGAN, SOLE AGENT
LA GRANDE, OREGON
The La Grande National Bank Building
One of C v'.arf.rct deals made re
cently In this c'.Sy waa completed yes
terday when i r.ori'vr of prominent
sheepi.. :n o faatjrn Oregon took a
lease on aei:l 100.040 acres of tim
ber laiiS In the Blue mountains, lying
south of Eeker City, says the Herald.
The tract extends rrom Austin ' to
Pleasant Valley, and embraces some
of the finest grazing land In this dis
trict. The parties taking the least on the
land are A. K. and A. Smythe of Ar
lington, Dan P. Smythe, secretary of
the Oregon Woolgrowers' association,
of Pendleton; William Smith of Ar
lington, and A. M. Whlttler of Hunt
ington. The parties owning and con
trolling the land are the Oregon Lum
ber1 company, Hewitt-Bell Lumber
company, Stoddard Bros. Lumber
company, Sumpter Lumber company.
John Miller and the lands controlled
by W. C. Calder. .The lease Is for a
term of Ave years and the considera
tion Is close to ISOOO.
The object of the sheepmen in tak
ing this range Is to secure plenty of
gracing land for their herds. A meet
ing was held in this city Wednesday
with the cattlemen, so that there will
be no trouble about the boundaries.
In the past cattle and sheep have been
running promiscuously over the range
but under the new regime each man
will keep on his own ground. This
will ''afford the sheepmen an oppor
tunity for increasing their bands by
several thousand head.
We Want Your Wants
Our Want Ad Column
Your want is placed before a thousand or more want-seekers
vsry dayCan you afford , to spend one cent per word of you
want ad whe.-e results are the keynotes? - -:' -
, FOR RENT.,
FOR RENT A five-room house .on
Adams avenue, opposite 'Mrs. Ma
son's orchard; 18 per month. In
quire' of Mrs. Mason; 'phone Black
FOR RENT New e-room house with
bath and pantry. Large lot; sight-
ly location; very cheap. Call M. I.
FOR RENT The skating "rink hall.
Largest hall in La Grande; , hard
wood floor. Mra."Zuber. , - " .
FOR RENT Suite of three rooms.
mmnliit. Inmilr of Mrs.
FOR SALE About 5000 feet of thor
oughly dry shiplap. Apply' at G. E.
Fowler's office. .;
FOR SALE One 6-year-old horse,
broke to drive single, tot a lady; tvo
milch cows with young calves. Seven
pigs, 100 chickens, three wagons, ono
surrey, one buggy and. several farm
implements. '.' Five pieces of ' town
property, Improved. Bargain If soldi
. at 'once. Inquire of Mary B. Chlld-
'ers. Island City. '
G. D. Simmons.
FOR RENT Furnisned rooms, close
In. Inquire at 1417 Washington av
enue. ' Next door to rink.
FOR RENT Large" store... building,
with shelving and counter. Inquire
at 1417 Washington avenue.
FOR RENT Furnished . rooms, for
housekeeping; ' also bedrooms. In
quire at 1417 Washington avenue.
FOR RENT Furnished front" room,
close in; modern conveniences.
Phone to Black 8l.
WANTED A position as stationary
engineer. Practical experience. Can
give reference If required.- Adores
Box 788, La Grande. ', , ., l
WANTED To trade lota in La Grande
for horses. Call at.HlU'a drug store.
WANTED Three waitresses,
at Model restaurant.
WANTED A man and wife to take
charge 'of a "ranch near Cove. Ap
ply to A. B. Conley, or address him
in this city. ' Must be competent.'
WANTED Girl for general house-
work in small family. Apply ' at
Eastern Oregon Trust : & Saving
bank. .. ' ..
j OFF FOR SALEM,
I. O. O. F. Delegates Start for Grand
The following delegates to the I.
O. O. F. grand lodge, which convenes
at Salem Wednesday, left today: Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Fraker, G. E. Fowler,
W. N. Monroe, Mrs. Addle Grout, Mrs.
Catherine Cates, Mrs. Mollle B. Buck,
and Cecil Cates of Island City. Grand
Warden H. E.' Cooltdge expects to
leave this evening. The grand lodge
will remain In session three days.
Thousands of Dollars Poured Into La
Grande by O. R. & N.
This is payday and railroad money
Is being freely circulated as It always
Is In the middle of the month.
The O. R. & N. paid Its employes by
checks mailed to Agent Keeney this
month, thus coming back to the old
method and discarding the practice
inaugurated recently when the pay
master went over the line paying the
men in checks carried In a paycar.
U C Heacock for glasses that fit.
FOR RENT--Furnlshed rooms for
light housekeeping. Mrs! E. C. Moore,
corner Q and Fourth streets. 'Phone
Red 1452. ' p
WANTED Situation by , a capablo
young man clerical. Flrat-clas
references , furnished. . Address M.
Box S51, La Grande, Ore. , . ,
FOR SALE Buff Leghorn eggs. One
dollar for each setting. Telephone
to Red 112. , . ....;,
FOR SALE Team ot heavy work
horses, 1400 and 1500 pounds; and
7 years; also team driving mares. In
quire 1417 Washington Ave. J-Htl
FOR SALE Two second-hand awn
ings, 24 feet long with frames and
flxtugps complete and in good re
pair. Price, each, $10.00. The Peo
FOR SALE 500 feet of picket fence
In good condition. Apply to Mrs.
WANTED Chance make quick
service in moving furniture and .
pianos with special equipment fo
i.-. ,11m. All klnila nf trttnaSw..
business solicited. Leave orders at
Halsten's store or 'phone. to Red.
WU. J. W. Black. .
At Cliildft' Harness Shop
A full line of tents, wagon sheets, .
bed covers and summer robes Just ar- ..
rived At Jack Chtlds' harness shop, on
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Ice cream in any quantity at Blue'1
HivuiiiniM vtvniuui vw. oce our an
Coupons books at a I per cent dis
count. You are the saver.
LA GRANDE CASH MEAT CO.
HM4;4kM"f'tf f till II 'iit
flELD and GARDEN
Tn Knltr an1 !r ri maa
We have been the seed
distributor of this county I
for several years and our
stock as usual is complete.
Feed of All Kinds
EARLY ROSE SEED
: : STORAGE : : f
WE HAVE IT!
THE VERY BEST
line of GROCERIES and
VEQETABUES In the
city, everything tooth
some and wholesome
for stylish dinner tacles
THE CITY GROCERY AMD BAKERY
E P0LACK. Propr. Phone Main 76
W. H. BOHNENKAMP CO.
Agents for Huntington Lime, the best that .reaches
this market Try It. , ..",;.
A. V. OLIVER
t . Slater Block