The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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OIL WELL REPORT.
(By A. R. Harvey)
Big drilling contest is on in the
western part -of Lampasas county.
The citizens of Lometa have made up
a bonus of $10,000 to be given to the
drillers w)io bring in the first well
within a radius of ten miles of that
town, which includes Waxha-Tex No.
2 and the Texoleum Trust Co.. There
are six wells within this distance, all
from eight hundred to thirteen hun-
dred feet. The winner must bring in
a well producing as much as 100 bar-
rels per day. >The drillers at each well
are putting in full time, and all are
claiming the prize.
The Howell is drilling at 1200 feet,
with good showing of oil.
The Waxha-Tex is drilling at 840
Waxha-Tex No. 2 is drilling at 800
Texoleum Trust Co. is still fishing
at 960 feet.
Western Lampasas is drilling at
1230 feet. This well has a strong
showing of oil, and some gas. Some
of the big companies are investing
heavily near this well.
The Boston-Lampasas is drilling at
near 1300 feet. This well has one of
the best rigs in the county, and plen-
ty funds to back it up.
The Nelms-Marvin is
near 1300 feet in very
The Allison-Taylor is down about
40 feet; closed down to rig up the
walking beam and will resume. drill-
ing Monday, the 24th.
Kempner Oil Company is at work
installing the rig irons, and will be
ready to spud in in the next few days.
Califomia-Texas Oil & Dev. Co.
have material on the ground for their
Groves is drilling with a double
tower in the black lime. This well is
making considerable gas, the drill is
going about 24 feet per day, and it is
thought by experienced oil men, that
production will be reached within the
next 150 feet.
The Gotcher is drilling at over .3300
feet. The Tiemert, which is being
drilled by the same people, is closed
down at 3473 feet. This well is claim
ed to be about four feet in the oil sand
and has considerabel oil.
H. D. Tombaugh was here this week
from Houston to attend the graduat-
ing exercises of the City Public
Schools, his daughter, Miss Gladys
having been one of the graduates.
Mr. Tombaugh has been working some
time in Houston and he and his fami-
ly will leave Friday for that place,
where they will make their home.
Leo Rathman, son of Joe Rathman
was taken to Temple Tuesday for an
appendicitis operation. A message
from the sanitarium after the opera-
tion, stated he was still under the in
fluence of the medicine, but thought
■ he would be all right.
Mrs. W. B. Toone *has been secured
to teach oratory in the State Summer
Normal, and her work will begin in
July. Mrs. Toone keeps busy all the
time and does not have time to get
rusty in her work. It is the busy
folks that make the world go round
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Coffee, of Mc-
Lean, are here as guests in the home
of Mrs. Wm. Alexander and other rel-
atives. They have been out in their
car ten weeks and find it a very de-
lightful mode of traveling.
Miss Anna Townsen, who has beten
studying telegraphy for the past few
weeks under Mrs. Ida Foster, is de-
veloping into an operator quite rapid-
ly. She is the daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Garrett Townsen. %
The third quarterly conference of
the Methodist church at Lampasas
will be held in the church on Tuesday
night, June 1st.
THOS. GREGORY, P. E.
The following marriage licenses
have been issued: Santiago Alvarado
and Guadalupe Balades; Allen Gan-
naway and Miss Winnie Henson.
UTZ & DUNN SHOES
Just received new Palm Beach Suits, the very thing
you have been waiting for; we have them in every
color, and price. Come in and let us show you the
different models. You can’t kick at the price.
$7.50 to $25.00
Why not buy that pair of Pumps or Oxfords, we *
have just what you want. Get a pair while you can •*
get your size.
Price $6.50 to $16.50
FOR MEW WHO KNOW A 0000 SHIRT
and by that we mean one up to the minute in style, of good color and fabric and right in price, this store
has some new shirts that have caught the attention of many good dressers. Come in and see them, they
are made of fabrics specially appropriate for shirt sleeve days. Prices $3a00 t© $16 50*
YOU WILL FIND “YOUR KIND” OF STRAW
HAT HERE ~
The New Straws are here! Come in and try them on.
There are blocks to appeal to the young fellow, the man
and the young-old man. Every man who is at all par-
ticular about getting a Straw Hat that is not only New
but made for maximum wear will find our present assort-
ment of Grenuine interest. Come in and give us a look.
Price $1.50 to $7.00
—If It’s Right, We Have It—
WORTH HATS NOTASEME HOSIERY
FOR EVERY NEED OF A SUMMER DAY
Having a generous supply of Tub Clothes
is the basis for a happy Summer. Noth-
ing [is more gratifying than to know
there are Frocks for Sports, for after-
noon, for morning and for evening,
hanging in the closet. White clothes and
colored vie in popularity as do the Ging-
hams, Voiles, Swisses and Ofgandies.
One may achieve the slender or bouffant
silkonette for Fashion favors both and
to be smart one must have more TUB
CLOTHES than ever this year. Our stock
of Voiles, Organdies and Gingham dress-
es is complete and prices are RIGHT.
$3.50 to $35.00
Two cases were disposed of in the
county court Wednesday. C. E. Hen-
dricks vs. H. Pochyla, suit for dam-
ages; judgment for defendant. J. H.
Brown vs. J. R. Baird, suit for dam-
ages; judgment in favor of defend-
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Pope and
daughter, of Berkley, Cal., who for-
merly lived in Lampasas,v stopped
over here a few days while en route
to the East. Mr. pope still owns
farm located a few miles out fi
Lampasas, and is interested in the
situation in Lampasas county.
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The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1920, newspaper, May 21, 1920; Lampasas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth895002/m1/1/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lampasas Public Library.