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ARDMORE NATIONAL BANK UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY CAPITAL . . SIOO.000.00 INVITISS YOUR ACCOUNT I OIL and GAS NEWS W. li. Iluker of the Koxana l' troleiiin company is a Healdton field visitor from Tulsa. Airs. W ("oe lias returned irouiio a visit with hr' mother in Denison. Mr. Coe went to that city, and ac companied her home yesterday. Oscar Scott and others from C.aines ville are interested in acreage around Thackerville, and are doing some, drilling in that ortioii of l-ove county. The Wild Cat .Mm well in IS 2 li has reached a depth of something like ItiXO feet. Drilling will be continued until the well is at a depth of 2,MMI feel unless oil or gas is found earlier. Several oil showings have been found and at 1040 to lfir.U a gas showing was found. The company is encouraged and will continue to make hole. The well so far has not occasioned any con siderable lousing near it. The Apple K r'rauklin. et al., well . . r. , .1 1 1 I Hear the center ol i:4.i lias m-eii drilled through the gas sand and is' the exclusive sale ol tlie Arumore now at a total depth of 1030 feet. The refinery products. This company's owners have not learned the exact station is now at Coalgato, but will thickness of the gas sand, but It is be moved to Ardmore between now approximately 30 feet. J. A. I'ollard, ' and (he end of the year. Dan Mur federal gas expert from the bureau phy has charge of the company's of mines who directed the drilling ot business. He is located in Ardmore. the well through the gas sand is still 'and is pushing the sales of the com with the well. The production of gas pany. lie llias his wagons on the was not tested but It equals the two street and is building up a good wells surrounding and that means it is' fade here and is gradually extend- he.ivv Iran i.roducer and will make'"? market to other cities and from twenty-five to forty million It was rumored here today, but the rumor lacks confirmation, that the ror IKiratlon commission has agreed upon an order for the Healdton field. The order Is said to track the law as it Is understood by the lavman and will' ' 1 OIL STOCKS If you want to 111 TV. I cau get (hem for you a Utile cheaper. If you want to SKUj, I can get the top of the market for you. G. P. SELVIDGE Over First National Bank PHONE 33 FraleyS Company "The Service Agency" Nothing but INSURANCE Phone 1041 LOSSES PROMPTLY ADJUSTED Frick-Reid Supply Co. OIL AND GAS W E L L SUPPLIES General Offices DREW BUILDING Tulsa, Oklahoma Eastern Offlcss PITTSBURGH, PA. Sols Agents WHEELING 8TEEL CASING, ETC. REID GAS ENGINES and Powers Trojan Cord, Boss Pulling Machines. "Koebllug" Wlra DrUllag Ca bles, Baadllna, 8traa4 WaW puoD Wlr. to Tulsa. Custiluaj. BmrtlTV Cleveland, Nowata, Chela. Dewey, Okmulgee, Morrta a 4 New Wilson. Okla.; and Btec tra Tex., aasl C ita prohibit the taking of oil from the field by any refinery or purchaser un it's the runs of oil are prorated among all the producers. The report Is said nave eniaiiaieu num iui.- n.icic a hearing is in progress today on the Cushing field. This report is of no real value, because it is based only upon rumor, the source of which we were not able to reveal. Selling Refinery Products. The gasoline turned out by the Ardmore Refilling company tested yes terday ;;.:; and the test ar oilier times lias gone as high as GS. It is said to be a better iiiality of gaso line than any other which is shipped in here. The kerosene also looks as clear as alcohol, it is of a very line, clear quality and burns well without the smoke that accompanies the combustion of the lower grades. So far there are two Ardmore con cerns selling the gasoline made by tlio local plant. They are Kerry's llakery and Whitchurch's (iarage. 1 tie l.ockliart nil company ow neu I... tl 1 ..-.1. ..f I .... r I..... iij n. ij. iiuiiim in i umsmr, im.- towns. Mr. Murphy came to Okla homa from Cleveland, Ohio. He was born and reared in an atmosphere of petroleum and he has all the opti mism that goes with the business. He is an Irishman, and is just plain Dan Murphy. He is devoted to his i I ! 1 1... I.- 1.. 1.... ...!H. "' ami niuukih m-n- mim him the Ardinore spirit of enterprise. He sees prosperity ahead, he sees other refineries here within a short time and lie says the quality of the gasoline made of Healdton petroleum will be a favorite with all persons who want a good dependable gas for their machines. PERSEVERANCE WILL WIN. Looks Like Biggest Well in Musko gee County in Years. The secret of success in the oil business is persistence. I.uck usually changes for the man who will not quit. K. I. Klstler and Ceorge V. Sterling are leaving town early this morning to look at what is the big gest oil well completed In Muskogee county in six years, a gusher that is flowing over the landscape out in the Harris pool, in western Muskogee county. Messrs. Sterling ami Kist ler have a half interest In the well. C. I.. Penderghast and C. II. Haniels own the oilier half Interest. The well is in the new Harris pool, the third well drilled in. in section R-ll-lt! ami touched the oil sand Sunday and has been flowing ever since. The two H.'iO-barrel tanks awaiting t.he well were tilled Sunday anil the HiiIht has been flowing oer the country, as the drillers do not dare try to shut it in at present. Two I ii"U barrel tanks are being hurriedly constructed 0. L. Penderghast, one Whi'ti huying on rr.lit rosts more, isn't it folly tit continue' C S H KCHill.S You can get the Cash for your FORD At Tom Cooper's Garage PHONE 70 When in Wirt, Eat at the HOOSIER CAFE The most up-to-date Cafe in town. First door west ot Writer's Drug Store THE DAILY of the. owners, phoned last, night that it was his opinion and that of 25 other oil men who had been watching the well gush, that it was good for l.:iMi to 2.im barrels. The well is on the- southwest cor ner of the Glynn Franklin lane and is the northwest offset to the discov ery well in the same section, which was drilled by Messrs. Harris & Hampton.. The top of the sand was found at l.fils 1-2 feet, and the drill went I'D feet into the sand, when the flow got so strong that further work was impractical. The discovery well is now several weeks old and Is Mowing about ISO barrels from the top of the sand. It was drilled only two feet in the sand, and possibly would make a big gusher itself if deepened. Tennessee Negro Lynched. , Siimmerville. Tenn., April 28. Tom Brooks, the negro slayer of R. Iee Day and Pleas Hawkins, was taken from the custody of deputy sheriffs who were bringing him from Memphis early Wednesday for preliminary trial and hanged from the trestle of a railroad bridge. The mob met the party about seven miles' outside of town and the lynching, according to the officers, was accompanied by little excitement. A coroner's jury returned a verdict of death "by hang ing at the hands of unknown par ties." ltrooks killed the two men and wounded a deputy sheriff when they went to his cabin near here a week ago to serve a warrant on him. Younger Men Wanted. Washington, April 28. President Wilson tojk another step in rejuv enating ihc diplomatic servic-: Wed nesday by signing an executive order which will bar men more Mi an V years of age from the so-called civil service portion of the corps, which includes secretaries and clerks. The age limit has been fifty. Ambassa dors and ministers will not be af fected. Convicts Given First Ride. Michigan City, lud.. April 28. The five men who have served longest in the state prison here have taken the first automobile ride of their lives, it became known today. One lias served thirty-six years. All are serving life sentences for murder. Yesterday's twenty-eight mile ride to La Porte was a reward for the prisoners' good behavior. LOVE COUNTY LOOKING UP Prospects for Grain Crop Were Never Quite So Good Before Dr. and Mrs. P. Autrey were in the city this afternoon from Marietta They came on a brief shopping trip and returned In the evening. Dr Autrey states that prospects for a good grain crop in Love county were never quite so good as they are this year, and farmers are looking forward to a big harvest. The drilling of an oil well will be begun within a few days on the Cal Stewart ranch east of Mariet ta, and Love county is co-operating with oil companies to help In putting the county among the oil producing sections of the state. The rain in Ma rietta last Sunday was a very hard one. Water ran into some of the stores in the business section and some of the residence sections were flooded. The boys used boxes for boats and took advantage of the flooded streets to create a little fun. Marietta Is also organizing a good hall team this year, and Ardmore will be challenged for a game before the season progresses very far. S. li. Hourland was here today from () erbrook. NEGRO SHOT AND KILLED Another Negro Surrenders to Police While Walking to City Hall Fort Worth. Texas. April 28. Jim Franklin, a negro residing at 1103 W. Tt ntli street, was shot and killed in stantly tonight. Walter Davis, another negro, surrendered to the police. Franklin was shot through the throat by a charge from a shotgun in a rear room of his home. Davis was walking to the city hall to surrender when passed by police en route to the scene of the shooting. Franklin is survived by his wife. The ambulance of the Fort Worth Un dertaking Company conveyed the body of the negro to the People's undertak ing establishment. AIR RAID MADE ON ZEPPELIN FACTORY Heme Switzerland, via Paris. April 2H. The military station at Romans horn this morning reported the ap pearance of a squadrou of allied avia tors making for Friedrlchshafen where the headquarters of Zeppelin dirigible balloons is located. Soon afterward a lively cannonading lasting half an hour was heard. Six machines are said to have been over Kriedrichshafen. Details of the raid are lacking. AKDMOREiTE TO BE NO RECOGNITION Bryan Says There'll Be No Recogni tion of Any Mexican Government. - Washington. D. C, April 29. Secre tary Hryan declares that the United States is not considering the ques tion of recognizing any government In Mexico. It was rumored last night that the United States soon would recognize Carranza. Obregon Advancing Northward. Washington, April 29. Carranza wirs denying the report that Obre gon has been cut off from the south by the Zapatistas. Obregon is ad vancing northward with unimportant skirmishing. Marriage License Issued The following marriage license was Issued by the clerk of the courts this morning, that will cause more than passing interest in this city, as both parties concerned are prominent in Ardmore society: W. A. Wolverton and Mrs. Frances Downard, both of Ardmore. SPECIAL SESSION BEGINS. Texas Legislature Convened at Aus tin Today in Special Session. Austin, Tex., April 29. The spec ial session of ' the legislature con vened this morning. The house was three short of a quorum and adjourn ed until this afternoon. The senate had a quornm and elected Wiley of Montague county as president pro tetn for the session. District Court to Convene Pauls Valley, Okla., April 28. Dis trict court will convene here May 3. The docket Is the largest since state hood, due to the fact that no court term was held here in January of this year. There are sixteen divorce cases pending, over three hundred civ il and twentyvelght criminal cases. The term is to last five weeks. CLAIMS COWL SHOT HIMSELF Coroner Decides Death Could Not Have Resulted as First Stated. Bridgeport. Conn.. April 28. Arthur Hearn Cowl of New York, who died at a hospital here Monday night of a bullet wound In the head, com mitted suicide, according to the cor oner's finding filed today. The coro ner said Cowl shot himself at the home of Arthur DeForest Wheeler In Stratford, where Cowl had gone to visit his fiancee, Miss Emily Wheeler. The report declares that Miss Wheel er had nothing to do with the death, and says Miss Wheeler told the offic ers Cowl asked her to pull a riblion attached to his vest, and when she did so, the shot followed. The coroner, however, by tests, demonstrated that the automatic re volver used by Cowl could not be fired by such means and concluded that Cowl fired when MLss Wheeler pulled the ribbon. OSAGE OIL NOT EXEMPT. Attorney General Advises Auditor Should Collect Tax. Oklahoma City, April 28. An opin ion by the attorney general directed to the state auditor advises collec tion of the 2 per cent gross pro duction tax on oil produced in the Osage nation. It has been generally believed that the Osages would be ex empt from this tax under the decision of the supreme court of the United States in Choctaw coal cases. It is the, the Choctaw coal cases. It Is the theory of the attorney general that, while the question is doubtful, the auditor should collect the tax. The cases that may arise under this de cision will go speedily to the courts and be determinative of the issue. As Noah Used to Say. Two of Indiana's young women teachers were overheard comparing notes on their school work one day last week. One of them said: "I left the drawer of my desk full of apples, pears and hickory nuts when I came up to the association. My children are always bringing me things." The other teaclier laughed as she said: "Mine are not so free with their gifts. One of my small boys came to me and asked: " 'Would it make any difference in my grades if I brought you a great big apple every day?" "I told hint he might try It and sea, and, after a thoughtful pause, he asked: " 'If I try it. and you fiml out that it ain't makln' any diff'rence. will you tell me. so's won't waste any more apples?' "Indianapolis News. To Make Indian Payments. Lawton, Okla.. April 28 The In dian payment that wa3 deferred on account of the change of agents at Anadarko will start in a few days at Lawton. This payment will amount to $93 per head. The total will reach $125,000. SW00P! Values Fall To a Level NEVER KNOWN BEFORE "It's by far the biggest and best sale we ever had" That's the consensus of opinion at headquarters, from the big boss down. to. the office boy. They are all satisfied, but me, the manager of the Aurora store I am going to go them one better I'm going to sell more merchandise in the next two days, than in any one week's previous business done in this store. The people appreciate this sale, that is clearly proven by the tremendous crowds that have attended this sale since the opening day. This is truly a money saving sale. It is a fact that a family can save 25 to 40 per cent on their purchases at this store. Come and see the merchandise, inspect it all care fully and then you will clearly realize the real im portance of this sale to you. A few Hourly Specials that will bring the usual crowds that jam this store every Bargain Friday. YOU LOSE IF YOU STAY AWAY FROM 9 A. M. TO 10 A. M. HOPE DOMESTIC 10,000 yards of HOPE DOMESTIC, regular 10c the yard value, special from 9 a. m. to 10 a. m., 10 yards for 69c (Ouly 10 yards to" each customer) FROM 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M. APRONS Big sale on aprons, Bungalow, Middy and Baby Doll styles, made of the best Ginghams, special from 10 a. m. to 11 a. m., 1 for 35c (Only one to each customer.) FROM 11A.M. TO 12 M. WASH TIES. Men's Silk Fibre Wash Ties, nice neat patterns to se lect from, regular 25c and 35c values, special from 11 a. m. to 12 m., ' 9c (Only two to each customer). . FROM 12 M. TO 1 P. M. MEN'S SHIRTS 5,000 Men's Shirts, values from 50c to 75c, all styles and sizes, special from 12 m. to 1 p. m., 1 for 35c (Only two to each customer) FROM 1 P. M. TO 2 P. M. LADIES' GAUZE VESTS Ladies' Gauze Vests full tape, regular 10c and 15c values, special from 1 p. m. to 2 p. m., each 6c (Only four. to each customer) FROM 2 P. 31. TO 3 P. M. MIDDY BLOUSES MIDDY BLOUSES Red and Blue trimmed, all sizes, regular 75c value, special from 2 p. m. to 3 p. m., 1 for 39c (Only one to each customer) FROM 3 P. M. TO 4 P. M. SHOE SPECIAL BIG SHOE SPECIAL all sizes Ladies' and Misses' Baby Doll and Mary Jane Pumps, patent and gunmetal, regular $2.50 values the world over special from 3 p. m. to 4 p. m., 1 pair $1.69 (Only one pair to each custoWr) FROM 4 P. M. TO 5 P. M. PALM BEACH PANTS Men's Palm Beach Pants Just the thing for warm weather, regular $2.50 values, special from 4 p. m. to 5 p. m., 1 pair for $1.45 (Only one pair to each customer.) FROM 5 P. M. TO 6 P. M. LADIES' HOUSE DRESSES Made of Piques, Lawns and Ginghams, neatly trim med, beautiful patterns to select from, values from $1.50 to $2.50, special from 5 p. m. to 6 p. m., one for $1.19 (Only one to each customer) Aiwa Store 13 East Main Street Money Back if YouVe Not Satisfied Ardmore, Thursday, April 29, 1915.