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OREGON CITY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1911.
Peb Week, 10 Cbvts
HONORS ACCORDED I
CALIFORNIA CITI2INS Vlf WITH
IACH OTHKR'IN DOINQ HOM
AGE TO STATE'S GUMT.
EIS PEOPLETO BACK PROGRESSION
H.i Four Thamaa He Wlhsd to Im
prttt on tha Mamory of tha
Many H r r Befor
LOH ANr.KI.K8. Cel.. March 22
(Hp).)-Four thousand people greeted
Colonel Hoosevelt today and cheered
hint to the echo nl declaration for
II, commended tha people of Cali
fornia f'r thnlr progresslveness, and
uld mrh a government approached
II,. rndorsed the proposed const It u
llonl smondment providing for tha
recall of tha Judiciary, tha people of
Iht State contending that there wm
o other certain way to Innira thai
lb jtidKea would ba above contamina
tion. H denounced tha Vnlted States
ftniite for lla vote of endorsement for
lirlmcr and declared that the Cali
fornia StHtn Aaaembly la voting "a
rrlilrlnm of the Henate had "abown
liielf more sensitive to the honor of
the 1'nlted Hlatea Senate than the
1'nltrd States Senate Itaelf."
Ha endorsed move for a ahorter
ballot, which he proclaimed a a move
In the Interest of popular government.
Ilia criticism of tha United State
Rcnate and of the California Judiciary
vtre applauded with great vigor.
President Taft aant a telegram of
rnnrratulatlons, which reached him
thrown I'realdent Haaf. of Occidental
College, whom Rooaevelt via visiting.
Roosevelt had oely good worde for
lh men who are In favor of making
rrod law, even to the eitent of Intro,
during reconstnirtlonary "method
where necessary, and only worda of
condemnation for thoae who would
REBELLION AT ASYLUM.
Employment of Two Negroea Leade to
tn Signing of Ramonatranca.
8A1.F.M. Or.. March M. (SpU
Whit belp at late aaylnm rebelled to
ds and aa a matter of discipline two
profit were dlsohsrged and other
thrrnd In cae there waa further
rbeoa. Tbe whole row la over the
mpfciment of colored help, and tha
chtrtr a made that Gov. Wet la tha
A colored nsan and wife made their
Hmm appearance Friday aa employes,
id when the effort waa made to aeat j
them at table with white several got
up ii'id left the tablea.
A remonstrance haa been circulated
and quite generally algned.
GETS FRANCHISE IN PORTLAND.
P.y tinanlmoua vote of the Portland
Council Wednesday morning the Mt.
Hood Hallway ft I'ower Company waa
Iran led 25-year franchise to operate
n e'ertrle light and power eystem In
tht city.. The franchise will now go
to Mayor Blmon and It la likely he will
alirn It. 1'nless the referendum shall
he Invoked on the franchise It will go
Into effect within 13 daya after It baa
been signed. It I aald the company
will he prepared to aerve the city with
light and powerby June 1.
RAID AMERICAN TOWN.
Mexican Rabela Come Across Border
for Horse and Cattle.
ALPINE. Texss. March 22. (SpU
Chlnhos, Texas, la aald to be the
firm American town that haa been
raided hy Mexican revolutionists, but
that they did raid It Tuesday after
noon and run off the horse and cattle
and make a clean sweep of that class
of property. All stock that could be
natherod In a short time waa captured
and driven acrosa the border Into
A few hours lter the American car
airy ws started In pursuit and chased
th Mexicans far )Dland; no capture.
Dies at Good Old Age.
Patrick C. Ryan, who haa been
resident of Oregon alnce 18R1, and a
resident of Portland since lftOldleJ
hi home In the Itose City Tuesday.
Jl was a nutlve of Ireland hut had
Mvd In this country alnce 1847. He
the fut her of Mra. Maggie Brook.
ho Is the wife of the proprietor of
the Electric theatre.
A bunch of budal Juet opened II
-8prlnfl T,t, '
-prlng Shirt. ' ' f
-Spring Underwear , . .
""Vln, Clothe ""V ' ' i
Pf'ngtlm permeate our whole aore.
TJ foremost tallora and haherdaah
Vy M fountain aource of aupply,
wntributlng the produeta of fnaeter
minds. it w, tQ com- and
Price Bf others
j. EXCLUSIVE CLOTHURS
Not Like Other , r , ,
and Main ita.' '
Oregon City and Portland
Thursday, cloudy and threaten
ing. Southerly winds.
Oregon Thursday, generally
fair and continued warm. South
DIAZ TO YIELD.
Bllf Quite Qnral That Pac Will
Ba Vary Acceptable. '
EL PA80. Texas, Mrch 22. (8pl.)
The Insurrecto exiwet overturea of
peace xu regardles of the strong
tslk of President I)ls. Llmantour
It I aald. haa promised the rebel an
eutlre change of program and It la
said that he haa enough Influence to
lu view of the fuct that the Insur
rectoa are taking email town dally,
and that many Join them when thta la
accomplished, lend color to the rebol
statements that Diss la very tired and
wants some excuse for a cessation of
TAFT TALKS PEACE.
WASHINGTON. March 22. (Spl )
President Taft aeema to be doing
everything In hla power lo assure the
Jspa that the war talk In this country
la all vapor, and that no one la serious
In his belief that thla country and
Japan will ever war. He points to the
rapidity with which the Senate rati
fied the treaty with hla country aa an
earnest of the truth of hla statement.
DON'T WANT REFERENDUM.
HAI.KM. Or.. March 22. (Spl.)
There la some uneasiness lest the re
ferendum be Invoked against the ap
propriations foe the Oregon Institu
tions of higher learning. With, that In
mind the Salem business men last
night passed resolutions condemning
any such an effort.'
Executive Commlttae for Fair.
The executive committee of the
Clackamas County Fair Association
met Wedneaday afternoon and arrangement-for
the coming fair were
partially made. Several committees
were appointed. The soliciting com
mittee will be composed of O. E. Erey
tsg, (Jeorge M. l-axelle, of Oregon
City; W. H. nlr. L. I), walker, of
CLACKAMAS TO FRONT
WITH ITS TAX MONEY
LETTER RECEIVED FROM, OFFICE
OF STATE TREASURER PROVES
Ctackamaa ' county I to the front
again e,ven If there are carper who al
ways see more things "over In the
next county" than are to be found at
home. Old Claksmas la to the front
In lla scenery, Ita product I veness.
Its bealthfulness. Us many privileges
for Its citizens and In the development
that Is coming along from year to
And last but not least Clackamas
Is to the front In the matter of paying
It obligation, a talt that means much
for the uplift of the community and
the good of Its cltlxenshlp. A an
evidence of the financial promptneaa
for which we are noted we append a
letter from the office of the State
Treasurer, as follow:
Salem. March 21, 1911.
J. A. Tufta, Treasurer Clackamaa
Dear Frfcnd: Allow me to con
gratulate you and also Clackamaa
county for being the first county treas
urer and the first county to pay Its
quota of State Tax for this year. I
received your check thl morning,
and It made me feel good, to find that
old Clnckamaa waa ettll In the lead In
promptness and attention to Ihe pay
ment of Ita llabllltlea. It Is a email
thing, but I have managed aleady to
make everybody In the 8tate Capitol
Uulldlng. underatsnd thst Clscksmas
was In the lead, and Just such thing
a that la what makee a reputation for
either county or Individual. Therefore
I write thla little equlu to let you know
that a cltlen of old Clarkama H
right glad to know that we have got
the right man as treasurer. There
fore, shake, old fellow, shake.
" " f HOS. F. RYAN.
SIXTH STREET GRADE
THE ONE SQUARE GIVING ALL
- THE TROUBLE ELIMINATED
FROM THE CONTROVERSY.
-r-i . v.. k..n mr.ro nr less irOllllI
over the Improvement of Sixth atreet,
from the fnceptlon of the plan tor
uch Improvement. But the trouble
waa finally narrowed down to the
square between Jefferson and Madison.
with one man aaying ne wouu .m u
would not. It we a qfleetton of the
damagea to two or three properties,
with thoae who 'were to Buffer akd
to make an adjustment. But Bd Story,
because of certain criticisms, would
not yield a foot '
Wedneaday night the dtlsen. on the
street asked that the square In dUpute
be eliminated from the P"'"
and the rest of the .treet flnlheL
Council ao voted. Now the PPrty
holder bn the squsre l question have
a petition out for the Improvement of
that aquare. and aa no grade tpa yet
been eatabllahed, with assessment
mule accordingly, the work can o for
ward and one man la in no portion to
block the whole improvement. It
look, aa li the attorney for those
wishing to ae the street correctly im
proved had pnt one over on. Mr. Story.
Andresen, rturke and Pope PP"'",t;
d a committee to tli thing up with
' f- -
NEW BUILDING NEWS
HOUSES BEINQ REMODELED, NEW
ONES GQING UP TOWN GET
TING THE BENEFIT.
Wilson & Hughes, the contractors,
hsve been awsrded the contract by
V I lurri. fit r.mmliilln. titm 1 .1 r. n a
on hla property at the rear of the store
nunaiag on rourieentn ana stain
streets. The building will be made
Into a modern bungalow, having six
rooms, and will be modern throughout.
The work will be started at once.
These contractors hare also been
awarded the contract of erecting a
bungalow for John Albright, which
will be built on Sixth street between
Jefferson and Madison streets. . At
present there is a dwelling on the
lot. but thla will be moved to the
rear and fare Madison street, and the
work will be stsrted Immediately. The
cost of this bungalow will be about
$1600, and will be among the attract
ive homea In the city wh mi completed.
The work on the two houses, one a
Colonial, and the other i Spanish bun
gslow, on the property owned by Miss
In Cochrsn on Center street between
Kleventh end Twelfth, M lelng pushed
along by Wilson t Hughes, and will
be ready for occupancy In May.
THE MAN WITH MUSCLE.
Has Alwsys Taken What He Wanted
Had He the Powsr.
In the good old tone age. If a cave-
man'a nelghtor had something he cov
eted, (and the neighbor waa smaller
that he was) he started out with hia
good reliable hickory club.- whacked
hi neighbor over the head and took
This a mp e ana amusing tasnion
mniiil out some time ago. but Oregon
ritw .vlil.-ntlv does not know-It. They
sav; "Here we are iaaiy in aeoi.
stung by the census msn. and our
t.. Kreaklnr the alt tilde reCOM.
Then there la the West Side they do
not want to come and live In onr cave,
hut they have something we want,
mil thev are smaller than we are.
therefore, hy a gentle whack on the
head we can make them pay Tor our
street Improvements", sewer systems.
nluries and other festive Item. In
return theycan have the pleasure of
watching us enjoy ourselves.
Here's to '"Greater Oregon City"
long may It wait! '
MAKES LIQUOR SALES
WITHOUT ANY LICENSE
ITALIAN AT RIVER MILL DEFIES
ALL LAW AND IS TAKEN BE
FORE JUSTICE SAMSON.
Sheriff Mass and Deputy Mile and
Constable Hrown Tuesday arrested
Louis Carellle, an Italian, charged
with the Illegal selling of liquor at
dim. uriiia a atatlon on the Spring-
water division of the Portland Railway
Light A Power Company electrto line.
about a mile below fcaiacaaa. ror
some time complaint nave resencu
the Bherlff'B office against i-arenie.
but U was Impossible to obtain evi
dence until a few day ago, when
Deputy Sheriff Mile was at Rivet
Mill on other court business. Miles
walked boldly Into Carellte a place and
purchased a half pint of whiskey for
50 cent and brought the stuff to Ore
gon City, making a complaint, upon
which a warrant was Issued for Carel
lle arrest. The Portland Railway
Light A Power Co. 1 building a dam
on the Clackamaa River at River Mill,
and Carellle ha been selling liquor
to the men employed there. He waa
ordered to leave the place by Super
Intendent Fletcher, .but refused, and
I aald to have threatened Fletcher a
life If an attempt waa made. to oust
him. A quantity of liquor waa brought
in by the officer. Carellle being com
pelled to carry a email keg of wine.
Luvelll Luyl l hla Italian name, to
be accurate, and he waa arraigned be
fore Justice Samson Wednesday, the
charge being selling liquor without a
license. It Is said that he has not
even a United State license, which la
generally taken out by Illicit -eller.
in an effort to escape the Ire of Undo
Lu'yl became very -cocky"' a aoon
as he waa taken before Samson and
trie charge belrb? explained, and the
evidence presented. Samson fined
him $150 with (the alternative of 73
H a w In 4 1 1 ltd t rnn mint tA
I land. Constable Brown going with him.
io get. me money irom inenas or Dis.
If he falls In this the Jail sentence
will be enforced, and If he auceeeds
the revenue officials are likely to In
quire Into hla Belling without V. 3.
Estate Presented for Probate.
T)i Aatatai nf tfnnt TaI l,.f ann waa
filed for probate In the county clerk's
office Wedneadsy afternoon, the value
of the estate being $5000. Mr. Tellef
son died at Parkplace on February 5,
1902, and the heirs are the widow,
Ftetsv Tellefaon. of Psrknlaea- Theo
dore, of Madras. Oregon; Martin, of
Madras; Jonn. or ints; Christian, ot
Wilbur, Wash.; Matilda, of Parkplace;
ixwis, oi rars piace.
Rebekaha to Hold Forth at Estacsda
on Friday, March 24.
The district convention of the Re
habah Iivtira will l.e held at Ratacada
on Friday, and the Oregon City dele
gation win leave nere on me a o cioci
car. returning In the evening, leaving
Estarada at 9 o'clock. The conven
tion w-lll be made up of the lodges
from Oregon City. Mllwsukle. Clacka
mas. Oswego, Rstacada, Molalla. Re
port from these orders -will be heard,
and other business transacted. One
of the features will be a banquet
served bv the ladlea of Estaeada.
1Y0 WANT DIVORCE
FROM LIFE PARTNERS
WOMAN.- ALLEGES JEALOUSY,
FAULT-FINDING. ' SULKINESS
' AND V'OLENT TEMPER.
Suit for divorce waa Instituted here
Wenesdar by Elizabeth E. Williams
against James W. Williams, to whom
she wa married June 6. 1906. at Van
couver, Wash. She saya he objected
to her leaving the house-In hla ab
aence, and when he returned home
from work and found she had been
awav to visit a neighbor, be called her
a "damn fool." She went to a basket
aoclal one evening with a lady friend,
and when she returned he ewore and
struck at her. Mr. William charges
her husband with, being fault finding
and sulky and charge that he drew a
pistol and threatened to shoot her.
She desires to resume her maiden
name of Ellxabeth E. Hanke. - Her at
torney Is C. H. Dye of this city.
John Francis O'Brien Wednesday
filed a suit for divorce against Eloise
O'Brien. They were married at San
Francisco August 1. 1904, and he Bays
for more than a year ahe ha refused
to live with him, though he has often
Implored ber to do bo, but ahe pre
fera to live with her relatives at Salt
Lake, Utah. " -. .
One large block of eleven lota; good
8-room house, 18x24 barn, good chlck
n hous eight lota under good picket
fence and eet to bearing fruit tree;
barnyard under fence; aldewalk In
front of preml; city water. The
property la worth $4000; will atl for
$3500; 1-3 down, balance In easy pay
merits; e per cent Interest.
T. Le Charman
" " CITY DRUG STORE.
WILL BE BUILT
WORK TO BEGIN MONDAY OR
TUESDAY, AS THECIRCUM
STANCES WILL PERMIT.
MONEY FOR GRADING SUBSCRIBED
Effort Will Be Made to Continue
Out to the Molalla and High,
land Sections of the
- One of the most Important move
ment that ha ever been consum
mated In Clackamaa county baa been
brought to a bead within the past few
days. It Is nothing more nor less than
(he bringing together of the men in
terested In the building of an electric
rallwdy out through the Beayer Creek
country to Molalla and points In that
section of the country, and the sign
ing up of the proposition In a way
and on a contract that Insures the be
ginning of the work within a few days.
One of the best sections of the coun
ty Is that out Highland Way and Mo
lalla Road, and the mercnanta oi me
city recognize aa much. Each and
every section contains people who are
welcome to this city at all times, and
each aectlon has productive lands that,
nrnmlu mnrh to th CitV that get
the trade from the people of these
sections. But this Higniana momna
country la so near, and It naturally
gravlfatea thi way so easily, that the
nature of, the case make It a con
tributory ' proposition that promisee
much If we get It, and causes us to
lose much if we lose It. And thla be
ing the natural outlet to that section
It Is much easier for the people living
In that part of the county to come
here with their commodities, and for
the purpose of trade, than for an at-tempt-to
be made to divert the trade
vnn.in. these facts, and that the
wwi nt mm nart of the county means
the good of all in a leaser degree.
perhaps. In some sections the Live
Aire committee has been aoing liseu
,l in thA consummation of the
plans on which It has been working
the nat two week. .
Tha mihiiahnra of the Morning En-
!.... rla. kiva un BWarO Of HlB QUlCt
work that ha been cameo on lor m
past few weeks but In the Interest oi
the success Jf the movement the
committee Insisting that there were
knockers trying to block things no
nui.iiriiv has heen riven to the pro
gress being made that the committee
might be given every opportunity to
make good. This has been done and
now the committee feels that they
are ready to meet all criticisms and to
go ahead with the work without fear
from criticism or of what men who
hiv other axes to grind may wish
fmm tha mitiUrln the matter. WlthJ
that knowledge in mind the Morning
."iilRrnriae will now tell the
atnrv aa it stands at this writing:
The board of directors of the
Clackamas Southern Railway Co. state
that they are more-ehan pleased with
the liberal subscription to the cpltal
stock of the company by the people of
Oregon City, which Insure the actual
wort to begin next Monday or Tues
day. The directors will hold a big
meeting at Beaver Creek Friday even
ing and the whole plan will be laid be
fore the people who reside In that sec
tion of the country, although a num
ber from that section have subscribed
at this time.
A few knocker have appearea up-
on the streetSj as usuai. uui.
work has been so coarse that It has
onlv added strength to the enterprwe.
Each knocker will be named at the
meetings and his motive will be ex
plained so that stranger will not be
misled bv false statements.
"The directors have received sub
scriptions for stock from people In
other counties, who are subscribing
a an Investment, as they are ac
quainted with the directors and have
faith In their Integrity.
"The people of Oregon City have
set out to build the first six miles of
the road and from present indications
they will succeed, as their plana are
business like In every respect. In the
first place they will keep out of debt
-j ... Ar nf tha money raised
1 1 . II.nl,
by subscription will be expended upon
the work under a competent foremsn
and no officer of the company will
draw any salary.
"The director or this company are
well known men In this county and
when they give their word, that they
will pursue a certain course, the sub
scriber are assured that their con
fidence will not bo violated.
' "There la no little railroad enter
prise In OreRon so Inviting a this pro
ject, for the reason, that It will pay
good money from the completion of
... i miio In transporting saw
In to the river below the fall". !
. la r.t mrnnA will find
tnousanns oi c " . " ' iv
a market, together with other fre ght
such as lumber, piling and other kinds
of freight from that rich country.
The above statement from those in
. tnr itaelf on Ita face.
leremeu onwo - . t
The committee Interested In the work ,
bas accomplished much In securing
subscriptions for tne nununig i i-s
road and the campaign being well un:
der way an effort la now to be made
to raise money along the line, Btocs
worth dollar for dollar being returned
to those who subscribe. To that end
a meeting will he held at Beaver
Creek on Friday evening and the enter
prise explained to the people living
along the line of the projected road
There la no doubt of the feasibility
of the project, and little doubt aa to
the profitable nature of the enterprise.
To those living -along the line (he
road wtll offer many Inducement In
that the building and operation of
such a line will mean the addition Id
value to the lands In that part of the
urnrL. ia in commence on Monday or
Tuesday, this much la aaaured by the
committee. is noi a quenuou
some far-off date it Is Monday or
Tuesday, and the work U to continue
until the grading haa been completed.
Tbla work la to be done tinder the
direction of local men, and men who
are personally and financially inter
ested. What news could be better at
Rvery citizen and business man In
Oregon City should subscribe liberally
to this proposition. The success of
the road will mean everything to the
city aad much to the connty. Other
cities are planning to build line Into
the rich section to be tapped by thla
line, knowing full well that to build
In there with this city having no line
win mean tnai mucn or me ousinens
of that eectlon can be diverted to the
city thus connected. The salvation
of thla city In this connection Is the
building of thl line. A good start
baa been made and It only remains to
continue the good work that haa been
begun to a successful ending, which
thla rommlftee Dronosea to do. Will
you do your share when the commit
tee calls on you?
Will . Discuss "The CHy Problems.'
Tk. ritw TraliIoms" la the subiect
for discussion at the meeting of the
Women'a Club, which will be held at
the Commercial Club rooms this after
noon. "Ethic of the City Govern
ment" is the ubject to be talked on
hv Mis Mary Harlow, or romana
"The City Sanitation." Mr. G.
Harding; "City Beautlfu!.'"Mrs. U
Will Give Dance After Lent.
The 8t. John Young People' Club
met at McLoughlln ball Tuesday
night. Miss Lena 8tory, Miss Emma
Wfbber. Francis Soreghan and Ever
ett Dowllng were taken In aa new
member. Among the business brought
un for discussion was a dancing party
to be given arter ini. inn u
will be given In the Busch hall, and
promises to be an enjoyable event.
HORSE KICKS CHILD '
AT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
LOWER JAW BROKEN AND FACE
BADLY LACERATED CHILD
- WAS GUARDING YARD.
The five year old daughter of Mr.l
and Mra. S. Norton, residing on me
West Side, was kicked In the face
Wedneaday afternoon, while at play
i- K virH at her home, and seriously
Injured. The little girl wss playing In
the yard when she espied a strange
horse and though it Is not known Just
how the accident occurred u is sup
posed that she went to drive the ani
mal out. It having no business there,
when the animal kicked her in the
Her crlee brought friends to the
scene of the accident and as soon aa
It was possible she waa taken to the
nt rvr ir S. Mount, where her
inlurloa were dressed. Dr. T. J. Fox
was called to tne assistance oi m.
Mount and the little girl given every
- . .
. ,, v,i that the
i.r taw was broken bv the blow
wm iho hnnf o f thA home, and her
slderablv lacerated. The
fracture was reduced and the wounds
dressed and .the doctora report that
.. ,.),n.t will likelv recover.
There can no blame attach to the
re can no uiamc a 1 1 "--
..t.ii.1 for it was within Its own yard
and had every reason to think It was i n0yance9 come there I only about
doing Its duty In driving the strange half tn. proKreR8 made. Every day
animal out. Being very young It did j 8howg progress; the drill Is now down
not know of Its danger and In, all prob- ! 0Ter 1100 Ieet.
ability approached too close In It i ,. .
efforts to make the animal trot from I w
the premised Ton which It was . trea-1 Mr. Marquardt wa. In town on Mon
passer. i day.
- - 55 J-2
30 acree In cultivation, all level - aom timber and creek. Fair house,
good barn, close to school, 2' miles from Oregon City, Main Maee
dam Road. Price only $125 per acre. Part terms.
GLADSTONE - ,
Fine Bungalow with wood shed, good well and pump; 2 lota good
fences; corner property; 2 blocks from Car 8ttlon. Price S300 caeh,
balance $10 per month. Must sell at once. .
w P7 QfHnni rv to rrV
It , a UVWWaM w -wa- , .
Phnn.- pclflaM 80. Home A-156. 612 Main St., Oregon Citf.
THESE ARE NOT OLD SHOP,
Bat good, new imtrtrmenrs M ltnt cJ con"
dltton and No. I tostrtwnnts In all respect, first class
In tone. A shipment of new pianos will soon be here
and I most have room for them. ,
A H STURGES I
Seventh and Center Sts.
DOWN 1100 FEET
WITH STONE VELL
A SECOND AND DEEPER STRATA
OF OIL-BEARING SAND FOUND
WITH THE DRILL.
GET BOTH WATER AM OH N SO
Casing to Be Forced Further Down to
Shut Off Water Again Oil In
dications Are Beet Yet
STONE, Or., March 22. (Spt)
Prfl.n.rl hApnmA twffer pm-h AMY
that the drill goes down Into the earth
at Stone. Early thla morning the
drill struck a strata of oil-bearing
sand that contained much oil, but that
a little later ODened un a email vein
of water thue destroying the good ef-
rects or tne aana ana pumng an ena
to the oil prospects. Thl vein of
watap AA tint 4nm from the water
opened np above but seemed to be a
seeping In from the sand strata tnst
wa passed through at tan early morn
ing hour. ' ,
Water la the bane of the oil or gas
well drillers and where the water can
not be controlled It destroys the ef
forts to get oil and aeema to drive out
the gas when that commodity la found,
even In quantltlea. H la for thla pur
pose that the casing I driven Into the
well, the effort being to hut out the
anil kMn It from flowing Into
the well and destroying the oil and
gas conditions. -
Thla casing has not been crowded
down ao closely the past twe days as
It waa prior to that time for the re
son that the formation through which
the drill was passing seemed to be
firmer and of a character that would
stand up for a day or two without the
support given by the caalng. But
ahortly after the drill etruclt the oll
bearlng sand vein thla morning there
was a cave-in of sand and dirt, filling
the full distance of the well not pro
tected by the casing and making U
necessary to clean out the well before
further drilling can be done.
The strata of sand struck thl morn
ing was of a greater depth than any
before found In the well, and the oil
prospect were more marked and the
percentage of oil greater, o that there
wa rejoicing over tne prospects wuu
the water was forced In and did Ita
work of looeenlng and caused the
cave-In that' made the delay In drilling.
The drill haa reached a -aepin oi
1100 feet; the water was shut on ai a
depth of 1033 but broke loose again
shortly after the 1100 depth wa
....k.H Th earth caved In for a
distance of 30 feet, and now the caalng
must be driven down tne tun uepiu w
the drilling and then the well be
A new wire cable waa attached to
the drill today and the manilla rope
discarded bo that the drilling can be
continued to a depth of from 2200 to
In the face of all the difficulties
that have visited the well and the
driller who are working In It the
drill still continues to go down from
day to day. When everything goe
i along wunoui inciutrm ma
along without Incident tne arm got
rn . r.n tnct a dav but when an-
And I have too
other Pianos that
I '"can give good
prices, on; also
.terms if any one
wants them." .
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