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The only dally newspaper k
tween Portland and Salami elrwa
late In every aeetler) of Clash.
maa County, with a population e
90000. Ara you an advertiser
iubeorlptlons for hi Mrl"g
! g-urprla. will b. recelv.d for
! !nly T Mmll.d time at WMlal
vor. l-No. 75
-OREOON CITY, OREO ON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5. 1911.
Peb Wjxk, 10 Cents
OlMOCHAT ARE IN THt SADDLE
AND CHAMP CLARK It MADE.
ifrJUf AND Dl AJtE FRESEHT
Th, Nw Spaaker Cautions tha Dime.
r,t-Eyoe of tha Poople '
Ar on You," Ma
WASHINGTON. April 4.--(8peclal
The lty second Congress convened
uxUy. cbpmp Clark was made Speak.
rt tod I lie Democrats look possession
of tbe I f t . la hla icb on taking
U) chair Champ Clark warnad tha
BfmlHT of bla party that tba public
ty hi m them, and that In power
Hii.ro came responsibility. r
In hi speech Clark mad a bid for
tb prmlrtency In bla alatemont. "that
our part haa an opportunity for tha
tret tiro n It yoare to prov Ua
worthlneaa for a atlll higher exprea
tloa of confidence."
B.yan an. Harmon war on hand
lo ara Cowtroaa open, with tha poo
iibliny tiiui each had an ara to tha
niln chanr fir tba praaldantlal noml
aation 10 yeara banco. In fact tba
,hdow of the coming presidential bat
tit ca't Ita ahadow throughout tba
day. " .
Trfi'lilt'nfa.jneaaaKft will lie ft
elr4 tomorrow and b read In Con
ira. Republican leader, ara prophecytng
that ih"-ri shall bo no tariff legislation,
making tirage that tbey can and will
told It up even to tha tying up of lor
Ulttlnn on which tho Presidential
Iwart baa been fixed.
CAME BIRO BREEDING.
Lands to Bo Stocked With
IALEM, Or.. April 4. Oovaroor
Wurt ha announced that arrange
awnta are being mad for putting Into
tat at onre-th naw law authorizing
creation nf wild gamo and bird pre
amei on fltata owned landa, and that
thrown buslneaa flrtna In Portland,
who bare annta la China, largo lm
portatlona of China phoaaanta will bo
sua. to tboao preserve at one.
Tw two yoara China phoaaanta aro
prtxecMea by law and tha Oovornor
aWMret that by tha ond of that porloil
ahMMnta will bo plentiful In Oregon.
Tt asylum farm will be uttllced at
me for brooding both China and
Revi t pheaaanu. Tba Oovornor aaya
that ono patient at tba aaylura farm
ipends hla whole time catching tqulr
nla, and auch paUenta. ho thlnka. caa
bt tntructed In the work of propagat
bi wild game birds with proOt to Iht
State. .. , '
T GAME OF BAIL
PLAYED BY "PIRATES"
CRESCENTS PUT ONE OVER ON
THE BOYS SUNDAY CATCH
ER NOT IN OAME.
The "Pirates" playod their; first
garae of base ball on Sunday at Crea
emt, and met defeat at the handa of
the Crencents, Tbo score was 9 to 3.
The "Pirates" were badly handicapped
by tBe absence of their catcher, One
of the f cat urea of the game waa the
excellent playing of J he "Plrata's" Brat
baaeman. The visitors speak In the
allheal praise of .the Crescent team
In the mannor In which they were
treated, and expect to again vlalt that
place In the near future.
Two names will be playod by the
"Pirates" on Sunday, April 1. . On
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock this
team will play the Montour Boarding
. House team, and In the afternoon tho
. Creacent. The gamea will be played
t Canemnh Park. - '
The "Plratea" will have new baae
ball tulta, the colore of which will b
Py and black with the name of
"Plratef In large black lettering.
W Hank. ...a.. I . . v ika
unnnri , w IIU lef IIeWwSr VI tuw
"Pirate," in anxlouv to arrange gamea
"'in uinor taami. ,
' GOOD FRie-NPiB!
. Ul. ..... .
"r" roaay to aerve you.
yaUT8pr,nB ,nd Bummer line of L
CL0Tuwnd MICHAELS STERN
Maa. I onr yu of B,w
. m latter day clothes making.
""It Wt ttt a nlae. f, mut
EXCLUSIVE CLOTH 1 1 Rt
Not Uke Otaera ,
th and Main Ba.
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Oregon City and Portland
ft fair and wartneri westerly winds
Oregon Kalr, warmer, except
near the Coast; westerly winds.
Five Times Elected In the Windy City
CHICaO. III., April 4. (Special)
Carter!. Hirrlaon, Democratic candidate-fox.
mayor, was elected today for
the flfthNiina. a la thought hla plu
rallty will close to 2O,0uO.
' In 1340 preclncta Harrison received
1T7.3&S. MarV(am, Republican, 100,276;
Hodrlgaei, Bnclallst, 21.294. Merrlam
has conceded tba election of Harrison,
but aaya It shows what be and bla
friends can accomplish the next time.
DIAZ MUST 00 FIRST.
EL. PASO. Toxaa, AprU 4. (Special)
Madero aaya that all talk of war end
ing without the resignation of Dlax
flrat la silly, and that the war will
continue until bo doea resign. The
recent cabinet changes are but a con
coding that the present rule la rotten,
and practically under Dlax domination.
He aaya tba Insurrection Is apreadlng
and will continue to do so.
PORTLAND, April 4. (Special.)
All preparations for tbo reception of
Rx-Presldont Roosevelt have been
com pie tod and all that Is neceaaary
now la to await hla arrival. Tba city
will be In gala attire to greet the Col
onel, and thousands will vie In doing
him honor suitable lo the occasion.
It la to prove a notable event In tho
history of tho city and Its people. -
MAN OWNS DIRT ON STREET.
SALEM, Or. April 4. (Special.)
Tbo Supreme Court today decided that
a man owns the street to the middle,
and the dirt with It. It decided that
In caae tbo street Is to be excavated
to secure a new grade the abutting
property bolder can claim the dirt If
he wlshea It, and it cannot be taken
BEAVERS WIN OAME. "
IX)3 ANGELES. April 4. (8peclal.)
The Deavera won the first game of
the aeries today at the Washington
street park, the score atandtng t to 1.
It way a good game and both the ilea
vera and the Vernons played classy
ball.' Time 1:40. Oood attendance.
HfilGlfTS AIID LADIES'.
TENTH CELEBRATION OF THE
DAY MADE POSSIBLE HAS .
The Vnl.ht. and lji.tl. of SecnrltV
celebrated the 40th anniversary of the
organisation or tne oraer in mis cny
on Monday night at the Woodmen hall.
There waa a large attendance. The
early par of the evening waa devoted
10 tne DUMinesa ot inv oruer, wiwu iu
new members wore taken Into the or
der, this being followed by a short
program conalstlng of musical and
literary numbers. One of the featurea
of the program., which caused much
merriment, waa the broom drill by
12 women, all or whom were attired In
hobble aklrta. -
Mrs. A. Johnson, of Portland, -but
formerly of thla city, who waa tnatru
naniil In tha orcanliatlon of this
lodge In Oregon City 10 years ago, and
whirh atai-tad with 12 member, talked
on Ita organlxatlon and the progreva
It haa made. There are now zio mem.
han mnA iturinr tho'naat 10 rears
there nave been only four deatba.
After the program a.onicKen supper
was served when over 150 people sat
down which waa enjoyed by all. The
tablea were decorated to correspond
with. the decorations of the banquet
room, with Oregon grape ana ,wuu
flowere,-" Bunting and flags were used
he decorations Of the lodge
end dining foom, and wore very at
tractive. ! .. ' U -
The committee having charge of this
affair consisted of Mrs. A. J. Wilson,
Mrs. A. Johnson, of Portland, Mrs. 8.
Phillips. Mra. Cross, irvtn Rau ana a.
Simmons. . ., , '
LAST SAD ITES. , i -
Funeral Services Held Tuesday Over
Pemalna of Little Mary uunagren.
1119 111 HJI "fi'nm " "
mains A Mary Lundgren, the little
nine-year-old daughter oi ir. uj-
ra.lrftn about OHO mile from
thla City, were held at 11 o'clock Tues
day morning at the Riverview cemw
tory. . ; . :
The little (To lid wan lata oesiae
imu itM.h occurred about
three yeara ago. The little, girl dtea
. tha r.mllv realdonoe on Saturday
IIIUlll.l . n a.vwv
. f.. htrtatf tllneaa oC 'dlDh-
therla, and only the bereavea isiner
.-a n .w a A uiv.nrth .nil wife afi
companled the remalna to their laat
resting place, i Tne runerat aervices
were conduoted py kov. way worm.
' GETTING USED TO GROUNDS.
Local HlQ" School Boye Go to Colum
li. ... BiMiMtsrv Praotlce Work
The High echool boys went to Co
lumbia athletic grounos iuesay
. . r.in nn the around s on
.1.1.1. h. ti will he held Satur-
day, both to further fit themselves for
the contest ana to gee u-u
grounds over which they will contest.
Th. in.t v.nv. will make a hard try
to keep well up to the front In the
different contesta mat my
Those who went to Columbia Tues
day wore Joe Bheahan, Kent Wilson,
Ernest Cross, Roy Graven, John Dom
bach and Lisle Kellogg. Harold Smith
and Ambrose nrownell, associated
with the boys In their work, acoom
panled them. . . ,
'Su&ocrlbe for the Dally. Enterprise.
UNCLE SAM: "DON'T WORRY, GENTLEMEN. I'LL DO ALL THE
INTERVENING NECESSARY TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY."
LIVE WIRES TRY
WHAT WATER RIGHTS HAS ORE
OON CITY IN ITS OWN HAND-
- SOME FALLS.
RECORDER L STIPP SEEKING LIGHT
Business Man Believe It la Time to
Act Small Plants Would Come
" Here With Power Ob
Just what rights thla city bas In tbo
water power of Willamotte Falls may
be determined if tbe Inveatlgatlonx
now on foot 'bear results. It baa long
hvon Contended that Oresron City baa
certain rlgbta In the water from which
an immense amount or powee nas been
develoiied by the Portland 'Hilway,
Light ft Power Co., but the claims or
the city have ' not been prosecuted
with any degree of vigor, and only re-
ranltv rlt Rnrnrder IJvv RtlDD haa
commenced Investlgatlona that may
lead to something tangioie in tne way
of Information. At the weekly lunch
eon of the Live Wires Tuesday Mr.
Btlpp made a bnei veroni report oi
hla partial nndinga ana aaia no wouia
probably have to go to Salem and
apend aome time at the capltol looking
over auch recorda aa are there for In
apectlon. ' Mr. Stlpp believes the city haa
rights that should be set out, unless It
la found that all of the water coming
from tha Falls haa been legally ap
propriated. The record or appropna
tlona of water from Willamette Falta
seems to be rather haxy. The city haa
a street running past the basin from
which a large volume of water cornea,
nd the rtir Recorder contends that
the city could run an Intake pipe Into
the basin unless, aa he atatea, u can
be determined that all of water com
ing over the Falla haa been heretofore
appropriated In a legal manner. -.
Rnme rears a so a manufacturer
came here for the purpose of erecting
an ax-handie piani. ne was mom
that he might have sufficient power,
v..., inv..tt..ttnn nroved that no Dower
waa obtainable at that time. It could
not be purcbaaed from the iwtiana
n.itw.v ij.ht a Power Co. The
manufacturer went to Nowberg. where
he la atlll operating a ractory. lbi
Monday G. Watklna, superintendent
of Robert Johnson ft Rand, who oper
ate a mammoth shoe factory at Wash
ington, Mo., waa here looking for a
.1,. h, annthor f.ctorV. . HO Stated
tbe proposed factory would employ
FIVE ACRE s
Close To City
Cash and Install
T. L. Chat man
' CITY DRUG STORE.
from 200 to 300 men and women. He
waa keen about Information concern
ing tanneries, and lnalsted upon a
good ahtpping point and cheap power.
From ttaae Ut Uuia manufacturers
have approached Oregon City, but the
water from the Falla haa apparently
been bottled up to the extent that un
less -the Portland Railway, Light ft
Power Co. Is disposed to lease water
In minittirhtrlnr Mnrrni It rinnnt
be obtained elsewhere or at aJL Water
for power la now auppiled to three
n.na.1" mmntiilM the ftreenn fMtv
Woolen Mllla. the city pumping plant
and the electric light plant. The prob
lem la an intereatitiv one from a local
nnlnt nf via w and the rltv haa nothlnr
to lose and may have tLouaanda to
gain from conducting an Investigation
mrlth a viaw rf rfotrmlnlnff Its rlehta.
and of ascertaining If It can utilize
commercially 1 any ot tne immenae
quantity of water that flows over the
Falla of the Willamette River.
. i ii i i i hi ..--t
AtlD JOSJLSON $20
YOUNG MAN ONLY 17 BUT ABLE
TO GET BEER AT OLD CASE
Jame. Slower who waa nicked un
on the atreet Monday evening by Offi
cer Cooke for taking apples from In
front of Dunn'a confectionery store.
waa before Recorder Btlpp Tueaaay
afternoon.' He admitted the theft and
a sentence was about to be passed on
him when hla father. Jamea R, Flow
ers, came In and made complaint
against Joseph Wilson for selling the
young man beer. Thla halted the pro
Cetnn tn the case until the outcome
nmlrl m known In. the other suit
When brought Into court by Officer
Shaw Wilson pieaa go my 10 me
rhm. nf Miiinv hut. aald that Flowers
had aald that he waa tl. Recorder
r. . I . . Airi I r. .A In , K . .. aa
which he paid. ' -
at thi. wll.nn turned around and
had young Flowere arroBted on the
charge of loitering." Hla ratner swore
to hla being but 17 past Recorder
Btlpp fined him $ It and sentenced
him to 20 days In Jail but suspended
sentence during good behavior. He
tnld him Vnwavar. that he must not
loiter around tbe towa or visit any of
the saloons, or he would be taken up
and the sentence enforced.
NEW PLUMBING ORDINANCE.
plumber Beak to Have Lave Fixed Up
So. It Will Hold Water.
The plombers of the city at leaat
those who feel that they know how to
do the work right and that they have
competition that la careless and In
competent want the ordtnauce on
licensing workers In that line hunted
up and put Into shape for enforce
ment ' ' " " ' ,
It la aald that the license ordinance
la practically a dead letter under the
new charter, and that poor workmen
ara taking advantage of that fact
With thla fact 1n mind certain careful
plumbers want a change made In the
methoda of x procedure oo that they
may be protected. . - I I "(,' .'
GOOD RUNNING RACES.
Sc,o'r.c. HorM Ownar Think. Pur...
uiauM fiat Winners.
' A Tr Boryaanrof solo, Lron county,
writes that If the Clackamas County
Fair will put up purees for running
racee there la no doubt but that the
classes will fill with good horses. ' '
Mr. Borydan haa a atrlng of good
ones and he haa a track of hla own
near Sclo. He saya that there are
good horses at Independence and Cor
vallla, and that there will be good
racee at both placea, and that It will
not take much urging to get them to
put tho Clackamas county show on
their visiting list .
Now Confectionery on Seventh Street
' Richard Schoenborn haa -opened a
confectionery atore on Seventh street
between Monroe and J. Q. Adams
atreet a. Mr. Schoenborn waa formerly
In the business In New York, where
he learned the business, latr coming
to this 8tate and for aome time living
on a farm at Cams. He moved to this
.l. uvAfil vaara aao lie haa a nice
display of cakes and confections and
will make a specialty ot weddings ami
A GOOD TIME SOCIALLY WITH A
GOOD FEED IN CONJUNC
'! TION. I
DSL WITHYCOMB PRINCIPAL SPEAKER
Local Speakers Add to the Interest of
the Oceaalon Musical Nunv '
bars Glvsn by Local
aw jkv. a.fa va auv VVUQi D,wvuwe
Brotherhood Tuesday night made up In
fiualltv fnr wti.t It lnntai4 In ntinnflrv
The ladles of the church served one
or tnetr justly famous suppers, ine
souvenirs took on an Easter coloring,
being fat chicks and egg laying rab-
Diis, one 10 every cover iaia. ine
muslo waa furnished br the DeaLarzea
The nraeram was onaned with Preal-1
dent Avlson of tbe Brotherhood In the
rh.lr Rav Proctor wa. palled on for
a few remarks and gave notices of
several special services to do neia.
The next speaker was Rev. Haywortb
who spoke for a few minutes on Chris
tianizing business. -
Tbe speaker or tbe evening waa Dr.
James Wlthycomb of the O. A. C. In
opening Mr. Witbcomb aald In part.
Oregon the magnificent needa men;
rti Hal Ian man men who have moral
rvurapa tn .land up and denounce
demagogery and dishonesty In hand
ling public buslnees. Mr. WHbycomb's
subject as ne announced n was mraw
Factors i Which Make lor progress,
Honesty' and OptlmUmJ -
Mr. Wlthycomb la sure a, booster, for
un nhraa he nttared had a tinge
of boost for Oregon In general and tbe
Willamette Valley In particular. When
aaked by an Oregon City citizen If he
thought the Clackamas county siae or
tbe Mt Hood foothills aa good for ap
ple culture Mr. Wlthycomb aald that
be believed It to be better tor me sou
Is richer and baa more of the chemical
properties that go to making good
apples. Moreover eastern Clackamas
has more of this fine fruit land man
the Hood and Rogue River countries
put together. . ... .
The need In Oregon of more liberal
support for the Btate and all other
educational Institutions received cap
able treatment aa did amo me rou
question. The suggestion that we
need to become more liberal In the
support of tae Institutions received
the support n moai oi me iucu i. w
Representative Carter, who repre
sents the Brotherhood at Salem, took
.1.. flnnr nevt and told whv the lerts-
lature did not pass the Webster road
win. n..rinr talk Mr. Carter
spoke ot the unfavorable criticism of
ri.pVamas county roada aa compared
with those of Multnomah county. In
Multnomah there are 300 mllea of
mad. tn H kent un with a road tax of
6tt mllla. In Clackamas 3000 miles of
roada and a road tax of 6 mills to do
It with. Clackamas Is receiving more.
tenant from her six mill tax man
Multnomah for her 6H.
rL a latolla was next Mr. La
iia wanta to nav less taxes, saya
they are too high now and he hopea
to eee the time wnen mey win enucr
go down or atop raising.
"Considering the time civilization
haa been here, Oregon has no need to
blush for her roada. It takes time to
develop a new country and our 60
yeara of development la being com-.-wt
with that of older communities
i. k. n..t without taklnc time Into
consideration,- la the way A. J. Lewla
puta It. Mr. Lewis aiso aoiowiw
.....miln, mad funds and building
a few miles of permanent roads every
. . . . .v.. " H.I
year with snort reeaers mw
need the same amount of attention
.L.l aa.nl. wis A m nAdaH
Oscar Freytag waa called next but
gave the floor to Louis aqi
made a motion that the Brotherhood
go on record aa favoring the. 8unday
closing of the Oregon City postofflce.
The motion was carried by unanimous
TC H. Dye and C. O. Miller each had
a turn at the road queatlon and both
are In favor of better roads. C. E.
Noble, the City Engineer, believes the
government should build roads for
the farmers of this country aa they are
doing In Cuba and the PhllUpinea.
M J. Laxello waa called on for a
few ' remarks and bad several good
things to tell concerning hla home
county, his tome State, and hla coun-
trin the United States people do nol
aeem to believe In the old proverb, a
'?r"l .. nine" for Instead
of'repalrlng the roada before they get
to such a state that the whole road
or street haa tobe torn P to do the
Job It a put off unui i "' - -
' " . . . . rafr nulla-
some contracior gwi. .Via.
It IS UlUtM""".. " .
i. .nd the Ainenae of upkeep is
rruBi i ossay w
cut while the road lasts longer.
Buys Confectionery Store.
Miss Maggie Riley, of this city, has
purchased the Block and "r
the "tore formerly conducted by W.
O PelllUer, oW Main .treet, between
Fifth and Fourth atreeta. Tbe Interior
of the building la being thoroughly
renovated, and Mian Riley expecta to
open her confectionery and Ice cream
parlor, next week. Mr. Pellitler and
family wtll take up their reWence In
Portland.. ' ' ' " -
- ' Premluma for Canned Fruits.
Wadhama A Kerr Broa., of Portland,
have announced that they will gtve
premiums at the coming Clackama.
County Fair for canned frnlta, etc.
They are specialists In canned goods
and wish to aee good thlnga put on the
market and will be glad to aid anyone
In garnering valuable Information
along that line. " .' '"
Read tha Morning Entorpriae.
Good coflsisteot aAvet
Using in The Morning
Enterprise pays. It has
proven so with us. :
, Price, Mgr.
THE NEW CONGRESS.
'New Democratic members ...
New Republican members . ...
""w Bululu" mcuur
Total number new members 127
Seven new Democratic and two new
Republicans served In former con
gresses. Total number Democrats ..228
Total number Republicans........ 160
Total Socialist member. 1
Democratic majority over Repub
Vacancies In the 8econd Pennsyl
vania and Ntnfh Iowa districts will be
filled with Republicans,- making-the
Democratic majority over un nepuo
New Democrats 12
New Republicans S
Total number new members..... 17
Total number Republlcana 60
Total number Democrats. . .- 41
Vacancies in Colorado will be filled
with Democrats, making the Republi
can majority, 8. '
RIGHT OF YAY HEARING
SET FOTAPRIL 18
COURT WILL BE ASKED TO PUT
PROPERTY VALUE ON BIG
HAM LANDS USED.
O. W. Blgham Monday swore out a
warrant for F. M. Swift, one of the
stockholders In the new Clackamas
Southern Railway, for alleged tree
pass on his rock pile on the right of
way of the company. The case was
called In Justice Samson's court Tues
day, when Samson aet the bearing for
Saturday. On application of the at
torney for Swift the case waa post
poned to Tuesday, April 18, at 10 a.
The railway company, that la spend
ing thouaands of dollara to build a
line Into the best timber landa of the
county In an effort to open up that
section and make It much more pro
ductive, saya that Blgbam'a clalma are
ridiculous. Blgham clalma hla prop
erty haa been damaged 1000. The
company says he only paid $120 for
the four acres, that the railway only
wanta one-half an acre and that the
nnrtlmi the Will 111 li tbO IUOSt
worth less land In the lot. It seems
the company offered Bigbam $100 for
the half acre, but he refused. The
matter will now be threshed out In
court and It la doubtful if Blgham gets
more than enough to pay hla attor
ney fees In the case. The courts are
not likely to diatresa a public Improve
ment bo that a man may secure a
flctlUoua price for property with little
Saya She Will Clean Out the Boot
' tegflera Quick. -
HUNNKWELL, Kan., April 4. Mrs.
Ella Wilson waa elected mayor of Hun
newell at an election held here yester
day. She waa opposed by O. M. Ak
ere. former postmaster, -
The women of tbe town are cele
hratin. thnir victory. Mrs. Wilson de
clare there will be many reform, dur
ing her administration.
TK. taatiAa on which ahe became a
candidate were bootlegging the Bell
ing of liquor uniawruny and tne per
mitting of young men and boy. to
hang around pool halls. Mrs. Wllso
Is opposed to Doin, ano says n 10
going to make Hunnewell a good place
to live in.
Clalrmont Will Debate live 8ubject.
The deoate at uiairmoui im. tu-
Ing will be on the aubject, "Resolved,
That a Country Girl Makea a Better
Wife Than a City OlrL" Thla aeem.
in ha a live aubleat and tha "Live
Wires" at Clalrmont Insist that they
can nandie it witnout getting a ground
connection. - '
I $50.00 Givctt Aar j
1 nn ii 11 wvnn fN ID Cim m firm pa..w vi wi.r,
o mont Aoreap Tracts No. li acres; all In cultivation; close to'
school; macadam road, and on Claekamae Southern Electric R. R,
now building, prle now only $875 per tract; 8300 essh, balance $10
O per month.-. This price will eoon double.! Come today and cleae th
W. F. SCHOOLEY Cl CO.
o Phone: Paclflo M-Sa Home A-1S8. $12 Main St, Oregon City.
BOTH OIL MS.
FORCED OUT PIPE
DRILL NOW IN POROUS LIME-
ROCK FORMATION, 1250
gas forces on n:ra kock
Drillers Claim Lime-Rock Formation
la tho Blanket Covering the Oil
Deposit : Just
BTflNU .nr. Anrll 4 iSoeclaLl
Tbe oil well at thla place ba. been
drilled in a depth of 1250 feet. The
drill Is now In a lime rock formation.
having Just passed through a strata oi -
black- oil-bearing sand, and tne anuera
aaf that they have never aeen better
indications for a. profitable production.
Both oil and gaa were iouna ba a
depth of 800 feet and again about 125
feet lower. But the present flow of -
gas and oil struck when In the oil
hoarlna- aand that Ilea on too of the
present fl me rock formation la the
best yet found.
When in thla oll-bearlng wind BaVr
urday a strong flow of gaa waa struck
that came up through the water in the
well which stands 800 feet deep In
the pipe with such a pressure aa to
force oil out at the top ot the welL
The gaa was so -strong of preeaure
that It forced Its way through 800 feet
of water and would burn In a blaze
several Inchea high above the casing.
After experimenting with the gaa the.
HHtl .ii aealn started downward but
despite the drilling In some 30 feet
further there 1. the same gas now.
Th nronhecv la made that when the
drill passes through the present lime
stone, tormauon-rwnicn me uruict. ;
say Is the blanket lying on the our.
face of the oil deposit there will be
a pool of oil. This pool. If large
mesne a paying well. Tho limestone.
f,iinn in which the drill is now
running. Is porous, and the oil and
gaa that cornea to tne suriace an w
time is said to be forced through thla
formation by the gaa pressure. - i
Louis Vlerhus, on wboae farm the
well Is being drilled, write, te a rtoefc.
holder in the company a. follows: i '
"The prospects appear to do peiier ,
than ever; gas atlll come continuous.
i- v.. .. a hava una feet of water tn .
y iru i a " - . ...
the pipe It Is drowning It out and If
only comes now when the bailer goea
up and down and then the,water ap
pears full of gas and black oil. t
xT-h. Jrlllara claim BOW. with the)
gaa coming a. It la. and with the
awa nn trtft Bin d the formation what
It I., that the prospecta are aa good,
as In any oil well they have worked in.
Iu fact they claim we could not ex- -anv
Katter.nroanects. and they
iki.i. . nnia.. thev are badly Bala-
taked that aa soon a. they get through '
thla hard oil blanket aa tney can it, ,
that we ahould get good production. -
The formation la a nine more m
lime rock nature." and a. It la noma
what potoua whtch allow the gaa to
come from the oil and bring, some oil
with it that the indlcatlona are Uiat
wa are right on the b-ola of what we
are after OIL.' ' ' 41
Last Program of tho Season.
finirmont la maklna- rreat nlans for
the last night of the aeaaoa, wMcb,
will be Saturday night April 29. At
that time there will be effort pot forth
to make that the banner night of tn.)
whole year. In addition to the asuaL
literary numbers there . will be two
plays given, of a light and mirthful
character, and the event u likely to
be one long to be remembered. , '
Open Confectionery In Now Quarter.
Mr. L. Newton, proprietor of the
Spa , confectionery .tore, has kv1
into the new storeroom recently oum
for her by W. C. Oreen. In addition
to th storeroom proper on the He,
enth street entrance there will be an.
ice cream parlor adjoining and living,
room, to the rear.'