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URECKENRIDGE. STEPHENS COUNTV TEXAS SATURDAY AUGUST 28 1928.
TOM L. DAXTER Owner-EMur
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WEEK'S PIPE LINE RUNS SHOW
IS MGHHt; CODNTY LEADS mPM. HEART OF
Joseph O. Hlgglnbotbam. old time
fHeekBMH ami resident of the Brcck-
e4m country Is Koine over to Abl-
leBe I lire.
It Wt new- that operator In the
north BrrckeHrhtoe nebl ami ninny
ll worker up thorp henr with rc-
-OW Mh" lllggiiibottmin 1 dear to
Ur hHUtH. IIC OCCIIple II plMW 111
their life that none other will nil.
They will m him every day. No
tme ban Rene from the Breckenridge
ftehJ with whom they hail a close
touch and for whom they entertained
aa bhth esteem.
IK won It from the lieglnnlng
f their Htioaintaneu and without ef-
'frt Jwrt. because It stuck out all over
.'")& (Hat be was square ami tolerant.
c. Jhwmh and KIGliT generous and
- i true.
' A hmh'm man from the sole of hi
i'-)m t the bmt lock en lit Rood gray
'Wm4 ; kindly hopeful lielpf Hi 1vcih1
flM-' whether In rain or shlue.
.k 'year' ago It was fl nation wlietit-
urr MLraBiAWOHldHiakewidl or Bot.
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Kra4etoc tiMy-l IRon-awir-or
addtnz tn the total almost dally
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WKB Bew prvtiwmvB" ii m j"
MtaaUNCOBUf.rrwia Jh? &J
wellw on tine uorth tflde the
Wan) 1 aHd the Akera 1' both xuiall'feH. Mrn. N K. Iuiderdale O.'ltox
.wwtia la cewpnrbton with wort of
mm ihae alnw obtained.
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" ThfjifEM were Bone too bright ami
" aH mi fieae too welcome in that
early perwd. Ji a quentloH ri'tauln-
r"'4 an te whether Ihey really meant
Hm'ii ; whether tlwy really had the
!"' U Horth xldc that the v-o-
lB4UvliHt there dW not hive.
. The e4l as en bad to phow them Jitnt
M they have alwayn had to hIiow
that their eonmlcwe wa not comcr-
X Mtlen and they are now idiowlug
Heeekearhlge by bringing In hundred
T MMaaRffct of dvlUn luMnveMtment
r In iteHMMCRt fflcllIHii-for the conduct
T fratleMM In the big oil area of
- 'wh4 It hi the natHral cenK-r that
ttmf belkve In It a a permanent cvn-
Hr awl are waking It mjeh.
HlBglHoetHMBi ralK1! no oucs-
IIU hat wa In the ring for
aa Uil liik iiiiiiIa It ru.ltit li.lt
feMrvvWw' Jtrci n- rvxi niiik tnii
' tfir te. Iwve hb hat there hut lib
.& hMHl wider k ami working. He Iron-
JtfMiefK the dowlKlng TlnmiH1 mid
W wtewtmcHrnbd. ' OptlailMffi' walktsl
"vfMtf-htM and In a little while the In-
Wifem i" briwght to bear by hi uttl-
'! wrhfd a very desirably
IkMMt tell about It. but he did
Ami Ib between lie wan a !
awwid aaHK the rim and op-
t4e Borth Hide. exU'iidlng
and real assistance In
S- MrMr tf wMtretMitloMi war. lone
"Hbw MMr waa starte! on hi owb
;'Warty aiiJi'hefoiv It wan In any wise
imhImIii flat mM was iullu ta ho rouBil
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UK tw mac ami xor Rtst-seii twh
TTJT: . ..iiv and repair of track wa
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MB'Nnrt tksMHCht wa exttitatloH er
Hb ameciifi of thflafe" who htf rMi'
it tas BMney fe leielcr hi property.
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Barrel Daily Production
Rtepltrnfl Comity pljn line runn for
the wtfk totuled 81740 harrelx a pill
from "S.DOO barrel In the previous
week or nearly wicn thOHMiid bar
Tlie pnln put HtephviH nenrly H-'
OIK) ?Mirrl oei- this top of IJurkbur-
nett Held for the week ami hrluas It
r)iinlderiihly elo-wr to the top n-conl
of Hint nVld when It led In the North
Central "lexni prodiK'tlou with 100000
The pipe line run for tfce week iIovh
not of miiift covrr nil of the fitepliens
iiuinty new production. An a matter
of faet there U praetlcnlly no doubt
hut that ut the liiimeiltate time .Ste-
pheiiM N nmkliiK K0(XH) tmrn-N of oil
'nlly and probably mole. It Li iiial-
ly xure that with the hunch of new
priMliietlou that I cloe ahead In the
ItreckeuridRe tleliN that In a Blatter
of a few iek the dally output of the
county will be well over 100000 Imr-ri-N.
At leat U..(MK lmrreU inure of dally
production In now In hIrIH for delivery
within the next few weeks. There H
no falllni; off in proiliictlon In amount
lliat yt-jin t'riously be eomldcred ax
likely to offiM't in ay important tie-
j:rei' the new production.
IMH! Urn' ruHH for the week arc giv-
en a fr.low.t: Steplicm county 81
740; Ilurkhiirm'tt HS.OOO; PMectra 10-
440; ItaRxer-BaHtlaml 1.120; IsOc-
mona lliM); lotva IMrk 7JXX); Hnll-
oay 1.10; I'etrdla 'XKi; Young onntyt
P70; Hlrawn lWO; lorun IK1; Cole-
uwii eouuty 14."; ltrnwii county 1S)0.
Xbo pM'kup in Hteitbviui ;Miwty off-
n(xHdeclHM of.400 Iwrrelft h jtuHy
Stepliuim miojii;i (Icellue Instead of a
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KBmur inejtjmirv nrvH.
:pR JJALEMylyiinjon liJk! .71.
Eight nx-mx. All miMlcru eouveulen-
( 15 Ilrerki u ridge. ' W-tf
.KAIIAM COUNTV WORK;
SIX WELI-S DUE IN SOON
lleMris from (iraliam give hIx welU
e.xprttl to U' brought in within the
next ten nay In Young county. They I S(W )roll.rtr ws tMMiiiiIet-
nre: The Foul of the Itoxuna. Conul t(Hhiy hy p Hai.-pn wMny.
pauy wlilcu I now down altout .liu
ftH't with the Ixiller wovisl Iwck In
antlclpatlf.n of the Scott sand being
reached :inj day ; the Graluim Oil Syn
dicate's well drilling around 1..1O0 fe-l.
practically an offset of the MeOluskey ;
River Bed well down 1.MW feet mid
nearlng the Dounell sand; Panhandle-S-ott
offset to Scott No. 1 ilrllllng at
iihout Ir"00 feet and expictMl tOvTeai-h
the S-ott sand thin week; Roxaua's
Payne well drilling at l.TRO tttft and
rtMirtel Ii reach the Goodi sand In a
few day Goodc No. -. down alsiuf
2.140 fei. witli considerable showing
of nil and reported a having Unwed
over onto or twice at present shut
down awaiting orders; SIcKeeii-Mlaml
down oier MOO feet but drilling n1-
tarded Itowever on aciNiiint of easing
trouble rnd under-reaming.
New looitlous for wells in Young
County luiie Ufii annotinctsl
. (lows: Hjiowdni &
McSwM'iiitf im rig.
plantation; C. II.
block :7 Htovall
l Clark r!c Mock II) Htoull pUnta-
tlo; .1. N. Grave et aln also block 19
Stovall plantation. - '
Thn-e other well will 1h drllleil n
the Stovall fanu but dcHnito loearlou
have not yet been made.
' All of the location mentioned are
b.-twe.H -the Scott and Mcauskey
KAL'K UN MJ1-IHJ1K'
Qavmu1 fvtfttanf mmM aaar tkaa Mfl'
- "- 'W-lt of Kraakel.
'train until Ih the afteraoon. Clear-
rvpwlr of track wa -oHVr
jed In the afternoon and train gotbac
(.n being the same Old Man Hlggln-
botham htrabrht to' the end.
Abilene gains mu Indeeil admirable
dtlion when It received thl pbiHeer.
iiMt HreckeBiiflajf lose a ngnre It
oil bm-b wouWslit very bshcIi to keep
tmmme theBM. iHit If Ablfeae nast'ihli
hh4rreCa fhere will jrlvr V MIbbiSb-
M4fHUB Bpor'e"a citn BJ e tent
Hw tBcy ik 1 w R to a bmr.
More Breckenridge Wells Come in
JUM HAM AMJ
!MANY NEW RIGS;
Three lilixk.a went of the Methodic
church the Scott Oil & Uellnlng Co.
drilled Into the sand lat evening get-
ting a well that it N Indicated today
will make good for around SOO barrel"
The Scott Ii the llrst prmluctloii
really cIom in to the very center of
the city and when It roar of gun wn
liennl lanr evening alout .H o'clock by
the vruwil? on the ftn'ct It starteil a
general migration In the direction of
the new well. KveryNxly took up the
3olp of the event and in a little .while
report were around of a .'IO00 barrel
producer. The Scott at no time fdiow-
mI for Mich production and Injury
highly natlxfactory to lt owner at
th' NX) Imrrel llgun Indicate! Unlay
The capping In the hole wax gone
through iilMiut R o'clock last evening.
The oil oon thereafter came up to
within 100 f.'ct of the top. Drilling
liriH-eedetl autloiiHly with the rHult
of How when the gax area came Into
NEW EAST Sim: WELL
linwcllHtcly ucnmM the creek from
Hm city the A. J. CHrry No. 1 of Coop-
er A Hemlprxou wad drilling In about
the time that the Scott whh perfonn-
Ing in ton ii. SutHeuently the Curry
ulnde production id the rate of alnipt
CMI Iwrr.; and It Ik Indicated will hold
lo fid or (tetter. Thin well wan the
jpionecr lijtu.jclo' in aja on tlie
Mint 8HHj of Urftit. Its pcT&irraauct H
fconxldenil very HCoUragiiiK to oiht-
rtorw In tbu liHiillty.
LEWIS OIL INCREASES
Uwl Oil & (las Co. NoT 1
the Sloune lciiH h ipmrter of a mile
north of town wlib-h came In the tlrxt
of the week for alxmt 7tX) barrel haH
pickeil up harply and I now doing
!ilout 14t)i). The priiNrty I viewed
ch looking particularly gxxl. Cim-
I'triictlnu of the derrick for the No
DRILLING BALL OFFSET
The Roxaua Is immediately drilling
nn offset tn It .1. T. Ball well In the
northwest of Breckenridge territory.
The Bull continue tn hold up its pro-
duction and I a very satisfactory com-
pletion. Hale & Fray this week com-
pleted the erection of the derrick for
tlw new well located on the Graham
lease of the Roxaua.
RILEY CROSSING CREEK
The Henry Riley Company liu the
derrick up for it Urst well on the
east side of the creek where It la. ex-
liectcd to add importantly to the pro-
duction g:ifnel on the north side by
thl highly progressive organization.
The east side location W on the Walker-Caldwell
lease of forty acre a mle
'rom the court house and about two lo-
cution from the Caddo road.
WATER IS EASY
The- rain have wholly eased - the
drilling water situation In tank In out
lying country. In northern Stephen
county and Younf ahing the rher
tliere has been some damage by over-
llowing and backing into tank. Sup-
rtlea bow In the tank asmire a plenti
ful supply until tlie normal whiter
RISING STAR WELLS
Ib the Krbdng Star territory of the
fsHithwest part of Eastland county the
Clark well of the Humble OU and He-
lming Cora puny hax Jnereascd Its prir
duction to 500 barrels dally. Thl well
ha been Mowing by heads for ever.il
r.ayn and wan shot Into production
Thursday. It was shot with ZSO
iiUnrt nr 3000 .to n.100 ft. It Is
about a cpiarter of a mile eust of the
HIIlHirn discovery well.
The Inh well of the I.one Star Gil
(VHapiny h1 tf' RMmj Stir ter-
iltory and Bear tlie Hllborn wells has
V?e shot but "hVklkjed following the
shot and ttk. laieat rertk wan
(.bowiBfc ifj- little 11 thrh the
GUY A. J.CDRRY
UVtK 150U KBL;
SITDDING IN AT IVAN
rJKlo.ill llrec etnoin xhrdlu etaolnn
'Spudding In it lcing dnm today on
the Tidwell lcae three mllci north of
Ivan by It. A. Carter ami ftrecken-
ridge iiniH-lnte". The Tidwell N u
half a mile north of the. Douglas and
SI limn welN both In production for
pome time and l looked upon as u
very attractive piece of ground. The
well .spudded In today N the Unit for
the Carter IntcretitH in that jwrt of tlie
OIL RUNS SHIFTED
Anuoiincciucnt ha been made of
purchase of a large portion of Texa
(. oil production by the Humble. It
'. not Muted what quantity or prln
prevail. Traiwfer to the Pearce of
considerable oil from the Oulf I alo
reiwrteil to haw een made. Coiinlder-
nble oil innucrly run frnin north
Ilrcfkcuridge for Gulf line If now
going Into Pearce line which were
not crowded with busiues. Whether
I I a hale or h tdcp to cam- the Gulf
line I no( kuowti.
WIIXING TO CONFER
ON NEUTRAL GROUND
Ity The Associated Prens.
PARIS. Aug. 2S. Willingness to
transfer the Minsk pucv entferpm.v
lo neutral country i cxpnwed In
wireless iueaxijM from Moscow rick-
Ml "hb by the Eiffel tower nttlotrtH
WEST VIRGINIA RIOT
RESULTS IN ONE KILLING
By The Atioelutcd Pren.
CHARLESTON Aujc'SS.A iletw-
tive wa wouuded In lighting that re-
Mimcd this nionilug betwjHMi striking
miner ami guards at the coal mine In
Raleigh county. West Virginia.
WRONGED HUSBAND FINDS ELOPERS
HERE; WOMAN COLLAPSES AFTER
WARNING AFFINITY; BOTH IN JAIL
When K. O. Condon stepped off last
night' train hi business was to tlnd
mi unfaithful wife and here pu rumour
with whom she left Condon's home In
Oklahoma about three weeks ago.
Condon stopjied ut the llrst hotel he
saw. the Stanley and tlVe inlnuurf
later knew that Mrs. Condon mid M.
II. Smith the couple for whom he wu
looklnc. were living In the Stanley.
HI Inijnlrv u.H toVhether'si. B. StnlOJabrought buck to town
wu known In. the hotel brought; the
reply that lie wanted.
. Condon currying Fedenil pap!n
charging Smith and .Mrs. Condon with
violation of Jthe Mann act. Inmiedlult'-
ly Went to. the onVe of SherllT Sears
where deputy Garner took' the mutter
.i limrge. Togeth
ler they drove to tjhe
n" the' "Eastland rouil
MuguoU'i i-amp on
ind founil both Smith and "Sir. Con
Primary Vote light; Heavy Rains
VOTING 18 QUIET HERE;
BAILEY THOUGHT LEADING
Voting Ir the primary In Drerk-
rnridgr tedoy barf been eHuant-
thely light. Both the suBBerters
of Rlky and Nelf chUffi awjori-
tleH. Al the boHk tt was baM bj
wuteliera to be ImHeatrfJ. hewevrr
tlwt the Ballry forr.es had the ub-
Ber'hmwt. On the street there has
been romparativcly little cewment
as tn the Iaral ctlHg. Hundred
of tbo-te Ih tho city art) defarlvel
af active interest beea-Hfle of not
Waving bd guJKfintt reitieRce to
enable theBt ts vete.
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brbJac. 'A & W rotwn
lltutrts miirw v uiv hi .
TO ESCAPED BRIGAND
By The Associated Presi.
MBXICO CITY. Aug. as. American
nml Brltfh Hiibjects captured by the
!uindlt Zatnora are Itclieved tn have
csaped fiiiring a battle yesterday.
DE PALMA WINS
THE ELGIN RACE
fly Tlie Associated Prvs.
ELGIN. Aug. 28. Ralph dc Pal-
urn won the Eighth Annual Inter-
nal Tonal Road rare.
ELGIN. Aug. liS. -A crowd estimat-
ed at 10.000 was on hand to wltttes
the eighth annual Elgin national mad
race of 'J.") miles scheduled today.
Diirmit withdrew. Tom Milton
and Ralph de I 'alma are prepared to
light out the national champion-
FALL OF SOVIET
By The Associated TreM.
COPENHAGEN Aug. IS. Advices
from Prtrogrud stutc tlwt conditions
there are becoming critical and that
the' fall of the Soviet government 1
KlnfnnHSbHi Ds&tthe lwntSffogetb-
er with the desierute economic sltun
lion. I believed" responsible for the dl
RED SOLDIERS SEEK
PROTECTION OF GERMANY
By The Associated Pr-ss.
LONDON Aug. 2.S. Only :H000
Russian soldier Jiave entered (Jer-
many uml lMen Intern1! avordiug to
ottlclal minotiiHvmeni mane in imtiiii
A it develo)sl Mr. Condon over-
heard tie iniptlry of her husband of
the Stanley ejerk from her room and
at once .secured a service nir mid
drove to the Magnolia 7. where Smith
was 'drilling to gle warning of tlie
rreseniv of Condml. She had been
there u few minutes
und Guruer drove up.
Ttoth sin1 iipd
Smith submitted to
arrest mid wen
became Hysterical and sulkMsjuently
sitffensl a nervous collapse 'in whuii
vhiditrtm. 'she was left In hei boiel
u'wim difrln'g the night while Smith Wa
frit lit j.ill. "'tills morning Sir. Con-
don wns mttlciently recovered und Viis
i.so hMkc(iFup. NelflFer she or Sinth
Vahle'to give firtud. CoildiMi phv
;jpses piiit iMith shall be i-ent back to
Oklnhom:i for artalgiuueut foj
t'on ot .he Sliiiin uct ut timv.
WOMEFI TAKING ACTIVE PARI M
MOST LOCAUTIES; BAILEY GOES
HOME TO VOTE; RESETS IN DOUBT
By The Asvoclated I'ress. .
HOUSTON. Aug. 28. The monling
hour of tofluy were marked by heavy
-f.t Ing lieie. Cloudy wenther prevails
v.ith the isisHlblllty of rain thin after-
noon. -Women voters were active in
ull precinct of the. county.
ih WORTH The eay vtfei; hjire
EASTERN VIEW B
DEAR DRIVE DISCREDITilDr
ADVANCING PRICES EXPEGTEI
A new note of optimism law cem
into the oil situation. Prelncera. rt-
mruing from the Kiwi report u deefcled
change It- the general attitude ttiensr
during the last week or two. Tlttx
expres enrtdence tlmt the oil securi-
ties will hold to the advance icitti
which tliey have replaced the nlamp
that prevailed during n iierlod oC cr-
eral wek and that a period of gxwt-
er impularlty than ever Ls ahead for
share during the fall and wlatvii
Tlie Boston Commercial polntH to x
varietjr of rumor that were circu-
lated concerning some leading oil -Mies
during the recent bear drive oa
oils generally mid sets forth Mielr at-
ler falser. The New York Time
take like nttltude. The Wall Street
Nummary I among those tlwt lake
tfte attitude (hat the demand for etl
and Its products Is such tlwt bo grand
can Im found to sastafn any degxre
of iwRHiiuism un to legitimate ug la
vestment On the other hand there
I abundant reason or the eBtertalH-
inent of large optlmlnt.
p-'Among tlw. rtvenUyretnnted-frtna
New York Is K. K. Ratellff. preeldeHt
tf the Imlnclhle Oil Corporation the
latter Interested in Stephen and oth-
er Texas oil Held counties. Mn. Jfat-
clUT a.sscrtH the opinion that there
will soon bo a sharp advance Im Hte
price of some oil products epeclaUr
fuel oil. He believe tlie demand for
product during the coming
tcr will Ik
.such uh lias uever
He said that during the past werkr
or ten day there has been a gradual
strengthening or tlie market on rc-
llued oils and he lookn for even a bet-
ter market within a short tlmi. Thfr
sltuntion In the Knit is rapfdlj Im-
proving though It wa extremely de
pressing f.u uecouut of the foreign idB-
nntlon. The fonigu situation fl ox-
ershadowfd the pollticul ltuatIB ii
till country but since the tide la
changed ubtng the Polish frat there
I a much better feeling In JiuaBclaJ
circles Regarding the oil sluiatloa ia
North Ceiitrul Texas Ratellff cipiti
ed himself as highly pleaseil ami smlft
for the Invincible Oil Conrora-
tlon thing looked very bright. TJje
eomrxiuy liu Just completed u btbt
well In tl.f Illborn district nortlrttt.
of Rising Star the Shook Ne. X
whieh emne In with nil Initial prodt-
tlou of alsiut .1000 barrel. The well
hrlrlgei oer however during; the
I night Tuesday and on Wcdnewlar
morning was nWIng only aboi w
barrels: An effort is being male tc
lean otit the bridge at om-e. The ci-
pany lia other wells on tlie Sholc
Hint nre aut lown to the prodetle:
tiorl'on und should lsi brought In with-
in the nexi wef-k r ten days.
ioOay was heavy. Many wonw vomwf
were challenged und queH(Ionilinitti
whether they were ileinocrat
Heavy rains have made many cowetT
roads almost Impassable. H'h :
Is claiming an advantage froai
finnll vole that wni renultr
1'orra-r Senator Bailey prwMa
CeRtlnuerf on'PftfRi Kifih). j
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