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L PASO HERALD
18 "Week-End Edition, July 26-27, 1919.
SUES ILL II
STIES S10! RANGER ILLS
One Stratum in Stephens
County Produces Several
Grades of OiL
Eastland, Texas. July . One mile
southwest of Gonstefct. In Stephens
county, the Sammies Oil company's
iTank Tborp Is spraying low jn-ade
oil at the rate of 100 barrels a day
from sand encountered at 1725 feet.
At 1710 feet a heavy flow of pas was
cased off In this test A turn and a
half of the screw brought oiL This
well Is situated directly north of
Eastland and a half mile north of the
Stephens county line. The Holleman
well, due west. Is making 1200 barrels
of paraffine base oil at 1896 feet. The
sands from which these wells are
producing have proven erratic
The same sand, encountered In the
Pleasant Grove church district, on
the Baumgurner, Norwood and Roper
tracts, has produced cvater. North of
Pleasant Grove church district, on the
ExalL, Harreli. the Tobe and the ilor
ton tracts it has produced gas. Dif
ferent grades of oil are being pro
duced from It on the Holleman and
The States Oil corporation Is drill
ing in its Mrs. N. E. Turner; No. 1.
-nich has been making more than
500 barrels from the top of the pay
sand encountered about 14 days ago.
The Great Southern Oil company
has loosened the lost tools In its well
on the Ban m earner tract. It is be
lieved that the drill is now 100 feet
from the pay sand, but is producing
a steady to barrel production dally.
The Humble, Oil company's test on
the Gargason tract, three miles and
a half northeast of Eastland, has a
good showinc of oil from the top of
the lime, xnis tract is suuatea Be
tween the O. J. Cotton and the N. E.
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Many Drillers Prepare to
Shoot Holes m isiacK
Ranger, Texas, July 26. The Sin
clair Gulf company's Coody No, 2.
which bridged 70 feet from the bottom
after a shot, is making 400 barrels of
oil and is still cleaning out. The same
company's No. 3 Is through the black
lime at 3394 feet and has gone ten
feet deeper. It-Is pulling Us big pipe
preparatory to shooting. No. & is at
3305 feet, CI feet in black lime with
no showing of oil. These wells are
in the Caddo field.
Led be Iter No. -3, in the Caddo dis
trict. Is on top of black lime at 316
feet and is pulling its big pipe. No. 4
Is 14 feet in black lime with no show
ing of oiL The hole is now at a
depth of 3170 feet
Vaughan No. 1 of the Sinclair com
pany is full of oil at 3104 feet with
71 feet in the black lime.
The West Virginia Oil company's
offset to the RIckard Texas well on
the Cotton tract came In Sunday, the
sand running from 3432 to 3440 feet,
and the well is producing more than
1000 barrels of oil dally.
The Sinclair Gulf Oil company's
TT. T. Davis has a fishing Job. The
first of the week this test was stand.
Ing with its hole full of oil and t?
all appearance was ready for a shot.
The J. TV. Barnes well of this same
company has a fishing job.
Just over the line from Eastland
county and In Stephens county, the
Ranger-Texas J. T. Boles No. 1 was
shot with 300 quarts of nitroglycerin
at 3180 feet. This test has been stand
ing 1?00 feet In oiL but the shot went
off too high and it will be necessary
to give it another before anv results
can be expected.
The Imperial Oil and Development
company Is cleaning out its well in
the townslte. The hole will be ready
ior a s not in a lew days.
Recent heaw rains hrn crMfe!-
hindered the progress of work in the
iesaemona pool itoads between Ran
jrer. Eastland. RrwkeTirMtT cnan
and Des demons have been practically
impassaoie auring ine last lew days.
UlLDSDECLiNE i OIL
G REFINERIES IN COAST FIELD!
OIL AND REFINING COMPANY
INCORPORATES IN NEW MEXICO
Santa Fe. X JL. July i6. Residents
of Meridian. Miss., have chosen an
Indian name for their oil company,
which today was incorporated. The
company Is the Chlckasha Oil. Gas
and Refining company, with principal
office in AlamoEordo. Dan C Park 13
statutory agent. The authorized capi
tal stock Is ; (00.000, with J65J0 paid
in. The incorporators are S. B. Flint.
J. P. Waldrop, H. R. Cox. of Meridian,
and Dan C. Park.
The Hudson Poster company. In
corporated, of Albuquerque, was in
corporated today to do a ceneral ad
vertising business. The capital stock
is $:,04D fully paid. The Incorpo
rators are Clarence A. Hudson, Hose
K. Hudson and Henry Davis.
SHERMAN COUNTY LEASES
TOO MANY FOR RECORDER
Sherman. Tex Julv 2G. Oil and cas
leasing continues to increase In Gray
son conntv. For some time It ha3
been Impossible to keep up with the
recording, ana it nas now Decome
necessary to engage extra typists in
order to try to eaten up witn DacK
work in the county cierK s oxxice.
Olive TV. Pannin has filed a lease
and he will nrosnect for oil on 33
acres of unsurveyed land in the Red
river bed, adjoining Grayson county.
His file extends from the Colbert &
Denison ferry northward to the JL K
& T. crossing, embracing the south
halt of the river bed.
Lstth Mowera sharpened. Allen
Anns & Cycle Co., 404 24, Oregon St.-Adv.
ANGER BURK'S first well on the 10
acre trad northwest of Burbumell is
NOW DOWN nearly 1600 feet. The
second Well is ready to spud in as soon as the first
one hits the sand. So sure.are we of big production
that contract has been made to go ahead imme
diately with the building of the derrick for Num
Ranger Burk. is so favorably situated in the mailer
of PIPE LINE FACILITIES that connections
can be made on 24 HOURS' NOTICE.
In all sincerity the officers of RANCER BURK urge every
stockholder to hold tight to every share. The compart; has no slock
for sale. Any slock that may he offered on the open market is a
GOOD BUY at present prices as a matter of fad it is a good
buy at any price under ivo dollars a share.
Consolidated Oil Co.
429 First Nat'l Bank Bldg.. El Paso. Tex.
f f TAKE A CHANCE I
I FOE BIG PROFITS I
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I Buy Southwestern Tularosa I
Basin 03 Stock at $1.00
See The Big Advertisement
In This Paper Today
Geo. H. Pound & Co.
108 Sheldon St. Phone 1314.
EL PASO, TEXAS.
New Wells With Big Yields
Are Coming m Daily in
Ranger. Texas, July 26. E. S. Da
Ties No. 1 is on ton of the black lime
and the crew is moving back the
boiler preparaotry to drilling in. This
is the property of the Humble com
pany and is situated in the Desde
The company believes that its pipe
line connecting- the E. P. Ellison well
to the three tank storage at Corayn
will be able to handle the production
of the new wells. The Ellison well is
making 5500 barrels in Its pinched
The Monitor Oil company's test on
the Parton tract, adjoining the N. B.
Harris of the ilagnolla Petroleum
company, came In Tuesday with a
flow of 1000 barrels. The Harrison
well came in some time ago with a
production 'of 700 barrels and in
creased its flow to 1000 barrels only to
fall back to the steady TOO barrel
production. It is now 3420 feet deep.
Drilling is being continued In the
T. w. Connelle No. 3 of the Magnolia
Petroleum company. The hole Is full
of oil at 3340 feet.
The Magnolia Petroleum company is
preparing to utilize all casinchead
gas. During the past months it has
"been escaping. The company has
started construction work on an eight
unit plant capable of producing 8000
gaUons of gasoline dally, on the Oscar
Harris farm. The company believes
that this new plant will be ready for
operations within the next three
months. It is situated near Olden, six
miles southwest of Hanger, and will
draw its gas supplies frm the W. A.
Harris, N. B. Harris, R. s. Harris
and Oscar Harris wells. These fourj
wells are situated In a heaw gas field
and while no estimate of their gas
production has been made, it Is
thought to be enough to supply the
Dig plant now unaer way.
Two miles west of Ranger, the
Magnolia company already has a plant
of four units well under way. This
will be ready for use within the next
30 days, rtie company plans to con
struct about ten of these plants
throughout the section. This is the
first extensive step made to save the
large quantities of gas which have
been going to waste in tne Texas
The Humble company is preparing
to shoot the Sue No. 2. situated four
miles west of Ranger. The well is now
producing a little oil at a depth of
South of Ranger, the Moss No. I, of
the Sinclair company, is 100 feet deep.
According to a conservative esti
mate of the nroduction of the TVest-
helmer Oil company's Mrs. N. A.
Bratton No. 1, It is making 200 bar
rels -of oil daily. This well Is situ
ated on the northeast auarter of sec
tion 34. Texas & Pacific railway sur
vey. Stephens county. It has a two
quart to tne oaner snowing irom aas.
leet ana was snot at 3&ss leeu
Holleman No. 1. of the Hueco Ran
ger company, in the shallow sand near
the Stephens county border. Is produc-'
ing voo barrels oi ou irom a aepw oi
Eclkrse Oil comoanv has tools out
of Turner, No. 1 and it is reported as
making 500 barrels.
J. T. Roper, of the Prairie company,
is completed, with a production of ten
barrel., at a deDth of 3596 feet.
The Texas Pacific Coal and Oil com.
pany's W. E. McCIeskey o. J Is pro
ducing Zi Darreis at a aepm oi mxs
feet This company's Rusk No. 2 is
making 60 barrels in sand 42 feet deep
and encountered at a depth of 3432
Dunlap et al are getting 300 barrels
from RocTc No. 5. which struck the pay
sand at 3490 feet.
The Prairie Oil and Gas company Is
preparing to shoot its E. Roper No. 4.
which is through the -sand at 34S0
feet. The Roper No. 2 came in June 25
with a daily production of 2300 bar
rels. The No. 3 Is making 300 barrels.
Thus far all the wells completed on
this tract have developed Into rather
TWO MORE on. COMPANIES SKEK
INCORPORATION IN NEW MEXICO
ThA PahalTrt oil and Gas comDany.
capitalization J30O.C00. with offices at
Las Cruees. N. M, and the Chicasaw
OU and Gas Kenning company, oinces
at Alamoordo are the latest seeking
Incorporation. Of the former the In
corporators are Lewis W. Parker.
T. E. Cook and J. S. Roberts and Rob
ert Roberts, statutory agent. Of the
latter, tne incorporators are fc. l'.
Flint. J. P. Waldron and H. R. Cox.
all of Meridian. Miss., and Dan C.
Park, of Alamoz-ordo. N. M. The last
named Is also tne statutory agent oi
WILL DRILL Fori OIL
NEAR PARIS, TEXAS
The Texas Crude Oil company, in
which many El Pasoans are inter
ested, has announced a plan to de
velop 2500 acres of prospective oil
lanas in Lamar county. uexas..rairen
over recently from the East Paris
Oil company. It Is said that the first
rig will be at l'aris, Texas.
MAKES 000 BARRELS.
The Comanche Central Oil com
pany's well on the Terry tract In the
Desdemona. Texas, field is making
2000 barrels. This is the third well
brought In on the Terry lease and
the total production credited to them
Is given as 9000 barrels dally.
Production Is Not So Heavy
of Late, But Drilling
There is quite a decline in the pro
duction of the coast oil fields' of
Texas, the output from all the dls
tricts being given now at 70,000 bar
rels a day. as compared with 75,000
barrels a year ago. This decrease
is in spite of the production of the
fields of West Columbia, Hull and
Barber's Hill. The total production
of these new districts Is given at
about 20,000 barrels, thus showing
a decline of the wells of a year ago
from 75,000 barrels to 50,000 barrels
At Big Hill near Hull In Liberty
county, tne KepuDiic I'roauction com
pany has in its Dorbear No. 20, com
pleted last week at a depth of 2400
feet, an estimated potential produc
tion of from 5000 to 15,000 barrels
daily, owing to lack or pipe line and
storage facilities, the well is pinched
down to 2000 barrels. It is said to be
21 gravity oil. This well is located
close to the north line of the Dorbear
tract of 800 acres and is an offset to
one of tbe Gulf Production company's
New Producing Sand.
At West Columbia tbe Gulf Pro
ductlonmpany is thought to have
discovered a new producing sand in
the northeast part of the field. This
Is the McMeans No. 1, 3275 feet. deep.
The hole is said to have passed
through several strata. It struck
consiaerable gas last week. It now
has a fishing Job for a string of pipe,
but the well Is said to be spraying
300 barrels of high gravity oiL
At Hull the Republic Production
company's Dolbear No. 21 is flowing
by heads about 300 barrels and No.
22 Is being rigged up. No. 20. which
came in 4500 barrels, is still flowing
about the same of 20 gravity OIL
The Big Four Oil company's No. i
Hanacker that flowed 4000 barrels
Is now making 100 barrels on the Jack.
A new derrick Is ud for No. 5. The
Sun company's No. 1 Carr Is to be
tested at 1775 feet. The Gulf Produc
tion's No. 1 Scarborough is now on
tbe beam, and Is drilling the No. 5
Morris Phillips at 2420 feet Tho
Texas company is drilling the No. 1
A. Merchant below 3200 feet. This
well is west of the Hull field. This
concern Is down about 2500 feet on
the C. W. Pounds tract. The Sumar
row Oil company is building a der
rick for its No. 1 Pounds. The Em
pire Gas and Fuel Is also building a
derrick for Its first test in the Hull
district. North of the field the Black
Hawk company is down 2900 feet.
The Humble company'sNo. 2 Palmer
Is down 1150 feet In Its No. 2 Pal
mer, and the Texas company has not
commenced Its No. 2 Palmer. The
Gulf Production is building the der
rick for It No. 3 Phoenix. The Hull
field Is estimated at 7125 barrels, of
which the Republic Production com
pany Is credited with 5800. Gulf Pro
duction with 525. Uumble company,
300: Big Four, 250; and Texas com
pany with 250.
33 Feet or Sand.
At Barber's Hill the No. 1 Collier
of the Blackensteln syndicate and
the No. 2 Richardson have been put
on the beam and they are flowing
300 and 400 barrels respectively,
which Is a greater production than
when they were flowing. The Texas
company is about comoletlng Its Ben
Fisher at about 1308 feet. It is
claimed this well has 39 feet of sand
In the bottom and st big gas showing.
At Goose Creek the Humble com
cany has abandoned the No. 3 Gail
lard at 3450 feet, but is setting the
casing In No. 0 Jones stateland at
3150 ' feet, and Is preparing to test
No. 17 Ashbel Smith at 2980 feet. The
Texas company Is to test Its 34 feet
of sand at 3400 feet In the No. 3 Isen
hour. The Gulf Production Is ba'lne
its No. IS stateland at 3415 feet The
No. 4 Galllard of the Crown OU anil
Refining company and the Gulf
Coast Oil corporation is pumping 150
.At Solndletop. Edeerly and Vinton
there I activity with som produc
tion. Driring onerations are going
on in all three places.
Gorman Home R
g Out Fast
Can you afford to overlook an investment that
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capable management and a
Refinery Under Construction
The first unit will be placed in operation in
about thirty days. This is a 400 percent-(or bet
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OUR OFFICE IS
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204 Texas Street
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is worth a lifetime
Municipal suffrage In conjunction witn
president!! suffn.ee has been rrentea
women tr th lerliUtorea of Illinois,
Xorth Dakota. Xihraalca and Tennessee,
By DUNK BOTTS.
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Tanlac is sold in El Paso by Kelly
& Pollard and by the leading drug
gists in practically every city, town
Jnd village in America. Adv.
ISS PEACHIE SIMS was badly
friehtened Tuesday moraine
while going along a lane, when she
met a large cow, which looked at her!
Jefferson Potlocks says lots of
mornings he hands, his wife a dime and '
by night she hasn't got a cent left. I
Salem Barlow was seen going to-'
waid the Calf Bibs neighborhood this
morning with his banjo. He is not
known in that vicinity and the people
think he is a fine musician. j
KILL THE RATS
By Using i
i STEARNS' PASTE
f Cockroaches and Woterbou. It creates a
I desire in thesepests to ran Iron tbe balld-
;n ior water and fresh air. djinz outside
in a few moment. Two lizes. S5e and tl JO
hould bo enoBia to kill 1 rom 60 to 00 rats.
The Field of Liquid GOLD
AMERICAN PETROLEUM COMPANY
Are now erecting TWO rigs and will spud in at once on our TWO locations right in the
HEART of this famous field and we are entirely surrounded by BIG production.
We are about 200 feet from one well that has just touched the sand and reliable Oil
men say it is good for from 3000 to 5000 barrels a day when drilled in, about 500 feet
from the famous Warm-Wagner 9000 fiarrei gusher.
THE WISE ONES IN THE OIL GAME SAY NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY
STOCK, AS IT WILL ADVANCE WHEN DRILLING ACTUALLY BEGINS, which
"will be as soon as the rigs are completed.
WHEN THE- DRILL GOES DOWN STOCK GOES UP!
TODAY YOU CAN BUY
TOMORROW THE STOCK
MAY BE ADVANCED.
TO CHANGE PRICE
SO HASTEN AND
' GET YOURS NOW.
We are a $500,000.00 concern (operating
under a declaration of trust) with 500,000
shares, with a par value of one dollar
($1 .00). Large enough to go through with
what we undertake and small enough to
malce the dividends attractive to the most
HERE IS A
FAIR AND SQUARE
METHODS AND MEN
THAT WILL STAND
American Petroleum Company
MASONIC BUILDING. CISCO, TEXAS
CAPITAL STOCK"$500,000.00 PAR VALUE $1.00
' J. H. HOLDEMAN,
Tresident: formerly with
Pierce Oil Corporation
as assistant to TV. T.
S. S. LOWREY,
Secretary: oil and real
0. R. TURNER,
business man. Cisco, Tex.
Flu In Thl Application Before It I Too Late and' Brine or Mall In.
AMCniCAX PETROLEUM COMPAT,
Gentlemen: Enclosed find check, money order, draft for
for which please enter my application for shares, par
value 1.W. in the American Petroleum Company.
The Company Reaerrrs the Rlsht to Return the Application With the
Money If the Stock Is Oversubscribed.
W. E. PKUET,
O. R. TURNER,
S. S. LOWREY,
J. H. HOLDEMAN,
CS0E3 BOM DlilB