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1MB DAILY ARDMOREITb. PACK SIX OFFICIALS DENY REFUSING TO SEE FRENCH MINISTER London Morning Post Cre ates Stir by Story Alleg ing Insult to Ambassa dor Jusserand Here PAios Official notice Saturday wan ant to tha French fore Urn otflct of an am IK i ri the London Morning Poet reproduced here. illuming that but li PYaaJ4ant Harding and Secretary "t Stale Hughee had refused t" receive Amltsssntlnr .fuss. mini. official ;uiii political clrclei were muoh. surprised ti"' article and the foreign office regard! ii ai an tirely lacking In plausibility, Ncverthe less, in view ot the Impression the story was ennsidered likely to make upon tun Franco public. Premier Poln rare, vm bead of the foreign offica, has askivi Ambaaaador Jusserand1 to clear up the report. Denial I- Made WASHINGTON. Denial, flat and categorical, was made Saturday by of ficials at the st tte department and White House that neither Secretary Hughes nor President Harding) ever had refused to receive Ambassador Jusserand of France as reported in the London Morrtlnu Post. Officials were positive In their state ment that the French ambassador had been received whenever he hail Indi cated a desire to see the president or secretary of state and further de clared that ns M, Jusserand had been , held In highest esteem throughout hip i long period of service, it was un- ! thinkable that such a report Should be published With any expectation that any one would believe It. Denied by French Denial of the report also was made by French embassy officials. M. Jusserand himself could not be reached beinK engaged in :l , i;i'""rence in connection with the arms discussion but his secretary said the report WMM too preposterous to be conceivable and lint the embassy was most anxious that the denial of it be made as em phatic as possible. I'nder diplomatic usaee, its was ex- plained In official circles, an accredit ed representative of any country Is entitled to see the bead of the nn tlqn to which he Is accredited or the foreign minister of that tuition when ever the representative desires. The same diplomatic rule elves the ac credited representative the privilege of immediate withdrawing his letters of credence and returning to his home should either the executive or the foreign minister deny him an audi-ertee. iho plata was three lengths to the , nood POOt by foot the distance be- I I worn the horses lessened to two ' lengths, to one. to half a lcilKth. The j , ugly bead of the racer came abreast of the cowpuncher. With sickening . certainty the range-rider knew that ; I his fhiquito was doing the best that j was in it. Whiskey Bill was a faster noM The halfway mark was just ahead, i : The cowpuncher knew exactly how to make the turn with the least pos sible loss . f speed and ground. Source I ty slackening speed, he ewept the pinto round the clump of mSSQUltS and was off for home. Day was halfway back before he I was sure that the thud of Whiskey Bill's hoofs was almost at bis hee)s. He tailed on the oowpony for a last "' spurt. The plucky little horse an swered the oi.ll, gathered itself for the home sir tell, for moment held its advantage. Then he knew that the bay was running side by side with ChlqUltO. The two horses raced down the Stretch together. Whiskey Hill half a length in the lead and gaining at every stride. Daylight showed be tween them when they crossed the line. Chiqulto had been outrun by a speedier hors CHAPTER III Hart Cams UP to his friend grin ning. "Well, vou old horn-toad, wo got rio kick comln,' Chiqulto run a ni:;lin pretty race. Only trouble was his laigs wasn't Oil News FROM LOCAL AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA FIELDS mi l. Mtoiiv Franklin North Fox Cornhuskers Drill New Test Has (ias Show Test in .Murray County long tnough." pony nodded, a He was not The owner of the lump In klS throat thinking about bis thirty-five dollars, but about the futile race into which he had allowed his little beauty to be trapped. Dave would not be twenty one till C tiling grass, and It still hurt bis boyish pride to think that his favorite had been beaten. The voice if Qeorge Doble cut In, openly anil offensively jubilant. "I'll toll yott now thftt broomtall never had a chance to beat Whiskey Bill." "Tore boss can run, seh." admitted Pave. "He didn't have to take the kinks out t bis legs to bent that plug." "You get our monev" said Hart A gooi showing of cas WU encoun tered in the Win Franklin test on the t'arpetiter farm, in the center of the I southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of .section II, -s-3w, north of production in the Fox dlstriit. following the drill ing out of the plug with the standard ' toolB on top of the sand which was reached at 191 feet. No oil has beei. found. The hols bridged while the tools were being pulled after the plug was drilled out and operations were shut down and a gate put on. The operators started drilling out the bridge this Running, Whether or not the well will complete as a producer at Itl p resent depth is yet to be determined but mi anvnte it will not be a dis appointment It deeper drilling is ne cessitated, due to the fact that the depth Of the prolific pay us found in .he Fox field proper has nOl St been reached. The Templeman-Frants teal on ths Monis farm, In the northeast corner Of the southeast quarter of section 10. Sq4w( north of Fox production. Is drilling in sandy lime at 1 Ortr. feet. Kirk-firaham No. 1 Pumping 18 Barrels Gauge of the production of the Kirk well No. 1 on the Bennett farm, in the southwest of the northwest quar ter of the northeast quarter of section 21, 2s-2w, in the Graham district, showed Is barrels during the first "-1 hours wiih the well on the pump. It is very probable llait the operator.; will drill deeper In search of a more pro lific pay. Sand In this well was en countered lit 0 depth of 227J-S7 f00t. with the total depth of the hole r: :'2!i0 feet. Small showings of oil and ga.. are j reported In the Mo i test of the 1 Cornhuskers till Company of Nebras ka, at a depth of SOO feel in the north-; west of the southwest of section 18, j ln-l'e. in .Murray county. The well is now drilling at about lnOO feet. The I location is one half mile northeast I Of the abandoned test of the com- j ! pany In which the hole was lost fob 1 .lowing the finding of .111 oil rand. a location for a test in the ls4e country, about four miles south of tin? block on which the Cornhuskers :l j is drilling Is reported as having been ; made. (lood Producers Recent Completions in Hewitt Skelly Oil Company has completed , its No. ll-B rn the. Carney farm, I In the southwest of section 15, 4s L'w . with production of 2Ti0 barrels from two Minds at depths, of 1085-78 feel and L'i4..-4. feet. Same company's .'o. 1 on the Btechl farm, ill the southwest corner of lie s' utheast quarter of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section 1.",. 4sL'w, ihilled deeper, has been completed as a Sin baiTeler In sand at 1000-90 feet with the bole at a total depth of 2093 fee t. Same company's No. 7. on the Noble farm, in the northeast quarter of see. tlon 21. 4s-2w is miking TO barrels from sand at ! 196-2280 feet with the total depth of the hole at 223S feet. Wolverine Oil O mpany's No. !'4 on the Pillar I farm, in the northeast quarter 1 1 the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 22. 4s 2w, twin well to No. .12 is flowing :ii)ii barrels and cleaning out the Into .it 2tl0?i feet. Hundred Hewitt Reports Mailed by Local C of C. The great Inter St being shown in lot il oil areas by oil men in oil parts of the country hBS Caiised a flood of requests for the government re- ' p its on the Hewitt field to reu. h the office of the Ardmore Chamber of : Commerce) ami during the past week moPS than one hundred of the book lets compiled by the Failed States rtureau of Mines have been mailed out in response. Secretary Barron states that he still has on hand a 1. at number of the reports and will gltdty mall or present to ail who de I sire them any number called for. The reports have Caused much favorable I comment from all who have read them, and contain some very Inter .siing data Oil the Hewitt field and the local slf.iati 11 in general. Caddo County Test Has Gas Showing 1830 Feet showing ol gas at a depth of 1880 fet t was enc unti l I'd in tho I test of the Magnolia Petroleum Com pany Nil 1 on tin- Lair farm In the' NOUthWest corner Of the SOUthWPSl quarter of th" southwest quarter of section 27. 6n-l0w in Caddo county. The operators are trying to stialghten j a oncoked hole, f Congratulations to Ardmore Our city is making progress despite any business depression. There is no reason why we should not practically double our population this year. It is our sincere desire to co-operate with every useful enterprise in this city and with every citizen who is striving for achievement. omo over When you have the opportunity, C in and visit with "is and talk your plans. STATE NATIONAL BANK ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA C. T. BARRINGER, President. HAROLD WALLACE, Cashier. Consultlr.;; Geologist L. RAY DAWSON Phone 177. Ardmore, Okli. Get your beds renovated by the Imperial Cotton Bed Co. Phone 924. 124 South Washington Btreet. Prices verv reasonable. ZUMWALT, WILLS0N & GARNETT Certified Public Accountants Ardmore, Oklahoma (l iteral. Accounting, Audits and System. Counsel in Federal Tas Matters. Oil Valuations and Depletion Problems. 214-215 Simpson Building Telephone 268 W. J. LAW Local Manager Offices: Tulsa. Oklsl la City, Aid t, Muskogee, Washington, l. C. Second Tops Test in Comanche Oil Sand 1450 Feet "Goddletnlghty," screamed leaping in his feet. Dolile, GUMSIGHT quietly, "Ain't rabbin' it in?" The usunl repartee was Right What lieen tricked, killing. lton that enough without (Oon'.irued from Page One) lift of his lip to make the remark offensive. "Not ponies like rhiiiilo," ventured Sanders amiably. "He's some bronc," explained Hob Han. "(lot a hatful of tricks, n nice disposition, and fuvc can burn the wind." "Vou don't say." The voice of the fat man was heavy with sarcasm. "And on top of all that edjucation he can run, loo.' The tempo , f Sanders Uxan to take an odKe. I don't claim my pinto' a racer, hut he can travel." "Hmp!" Ktunted Miller skeptically. "Don't look to me like no racer," Doble dissented. Why, I'd be 'most wlllin' to hot that pack-horse of ours, Whiskey mil, ran beat him." Bob Hart helped things ulontr. ' I've got ten bucks says the pinto can beat yore Whiskey BUI." "Go you once," answered Doble after a moment's apparent consider ation. "1 sm fifty dollars more to back the pack-horse. How about it, Sunder:.? Vou got the sand to cover that?" "Bolcha a month s rav thirty five dollars." 11 t- 1 ted I i.i .-. ".Might as well lose a few bucks myself, seeing us Whiskey BID be long to me," said Miller with his whee. . laugh. "Who wants to t ike U Willi 1, t t " toaMs of :hrce minutes he had plwed a hurured dollars. The terms ot the race were urruiiged and the money put in the hand-- or the fore man, An hour later Bock Kytngton drew Sunders aside. "Dave, you're a chuckle halibd rab bit. If .-r I seen tinhorn sports thm two Is mrh. They're oolleetln' a tlvln off'n suckers. Pldn't you sabe that omw-off stuff? Their pii khorse is a ringer. Both of Vm are cooked as u dug s hind laic " Mtybeso." admitted the voting man. "But ChJquito never went hack on me yet. Thesi fellows may be OVf plnyin' their Iiand. don't you reckon"" "Not a chanot That tumblebug Miller Is one fishy proposition, and his sidekick Ii blc--suy, he's the kind of bird that shoots you in the stomarh while he's shakln' hands with yon. Me' I uim to button up my pocket when th.-ni kins are round." CHAPTER 11 A course wus chosen for the rnoc Prom a eelecte.1 point the horsi s w.-re to run to u i iump of maaqultti round H. and return t- th. stirtlnir place. Dug Hobln wus ohOSSSl bOtll tarter and JuUjre. Dae watched Whiskey Hill with' the trained . es uf a hOnsMISBj, The ni.'iosl was U ugly bnits us tn the load. But in legs and ImmIv ii hnd tlM fine lines of 11 rai-rr. The horse was built for s lived. The . o punch- ' r'a h"jit sunk. 1 1 ir- bronc was fast. 1 but the little t:nge sny luul not lcn designed to shew its heds to near- , IhoP'Ughhred. "Are ytu ready?" Doble asked of th tan men In th saddles III bnitbvr said. ' L t 'er go!" Ban ders maldrsl. The revolver tutrked. lUgulto wan off like u flash of llaht. found its stride Instuntiy rut it imi '. ,.,1 sf-veniy five yards give-and-take of gay missing at supper that hurt was that they had led like lambfl to the of them doubted now that the pack-horss of t he gamblers was a "rlnscr." These men had deliberately crossed the path rf the trail outfit in order to take from the nqtiiros their money. The punchers were sulky. Instead of a fair race they had been up against an open-and-shut proposition, a.s Russell phrased It. The jeers of Doble did not Improve their tempers. "They say one's lorn every min ute. d. Da weed if 1 don't believe it." he sneered. Audibly Hart murmured his senti ments alOUd, I'm liable to tell these birds what I think of 'em, Steve, if they don't spend quite some time layin' off'n us." "Iion't tell us out loud, We might hear you." advised Doyle Insolently. "In regards to that, I'd sure worry If you did." Dave was at that moment return ing to his place with B cup of hot Coffee, By some perverse trick cf fate his glan. M fell on Doble's sinister face of malignant triumph. His self control snapped, and in an instant the whole 1 ourso of his life was de fleeted fr m the path it would other wise have taken. With a flip he tossed the tin cup so that the hot coffee soused the crvk. "floddelmlgbty !" screamed Doble, leaping to his feet. He reached for Ml forty-five .'un as Sanders closed with him. .Miller, with surprising agility for a fat man, gol to his feet and launched himself at the puncher. Dave flung the smaller of his opponents bni against Bteve, who was sitting tailor fashion henido him. The gunman tottered and fell vr Russell, who lost no time pinning his hands to the ground while Dart deftly removed the revolver from his pocket. Swinging round to face Miller, Dnve saw at once that the big man had ebosen m t to draw his run. In spite of his fat the gambler was n rough and tumble fighter f parts. The extra weight had come in recent inn but ir.derneath it lay roped muscles and heavy bones. Instantly Dave plunged at him. They went down locked together, DaVS underneath. The puncher knew that If be hall room Miller would hammer his face to a pulp. He drew himself close to the bnrrel body, nrms and legs w und tight like hoop. Miller gave a yell of pnln. ' beams looser shrieked the man on top Mv fiawd. you're killin' me!" Dave hnd not the least Idea what Snu disturbing ktntsrl peare of mind, but whatever It was moved to his ad a:t.ire He clasped tighter, work ing his beeli Into another secure posi tion. The big man bellowed with pate. "What'l nil 'his"" demanded an Im perious voice. Miller was torn h'wllng from the arms and leps that bound him and Dave found himself Jerked roughly to his feet. The nig rawboned foreman was glirtng at htm above his Isrge hook nnee (Cnnlliiiied In or neTt l-nir) Drmon ci al have reached the oil and in their Xo. 2 in the town of Comanche in section 20. ;.--Tv. at n depth of 1 4." 0 feet and are now bail in following the tunning of the pack er to the ton of the sand. In the northeast ten acres ol the stitheast quarter of section 12, 2s-7w the Mugnolia Petroleum Company on the Deck farm, Is drilling in blue shale at 1760 feet. Sand with slight gas showing was drilled through at 1730 feet. The I.nne Star flas Company is bail ing in its lest on the Martin farm, in section 9, 2s-tiw. with the drill on lop of the nil sand at 0gl feet. Feagin et al in rectlon 11. 2s iiw. are drilling in hard shell at 1!"i0 feet. Magnolia Petroleum Company is drilling with the standard tools at 200 feet in its test on the Xorman larm, in the northeast of the north east quarter of the Southeast quar ter of section 24. Is-tw. McWood oil Company la spudding its Xo. 3. on the Damon farm, in the northwest of the southwest quar ter of section 2."., Is-Sw. Xos. 1 and 2 on the same farm were abandoned following loss of the holes. Bennedlum-Treea No. 1 on the dim Kcalh farm, in the northeast quarter of section 21, 3S-?W, is drilling at MS0 , feet. Mugnolia Petroleum Comrany Is drilling a! 2S0O feet in its test on the IPruItt farm, in the northwest of the southeast quarter of section 25, Is-tiw, In lime end hanrd sand and carrying the 8 ,"-S inch casing. Test Reveals Biff Production in (las Garvin Nineteen commercial g:is producing wells of the gas field of the EltnOTO City district of (iarvln county are producing in round numbers 284,000, 000 cubic fei t of gas daily, according to a recent 'est and guagc made by .1. w. Duvall. Kas expert of the cor poration commission, and Men I". Davis, chief oil and gas c nSOTVation officer. Sloven of these wells belong to the .Magnolia Petroleum Company and have a dally production of about lt'2. 000,000 cubic feet. The Wrightsman Oil and Qas company lias four wells that are producing about (5,000.000 cubic feet. The well of the Arbuckle Oil Company and that of Davis and V' linger each is producing 16,774,000 cubic feet, The Hemnokla Oil Com pany's well produces 8,145,000 cubic feet und thai of Nelson .lones, 7. 301.000 cubic feet. PURE HOG LARD I I2V2C Pound in Dots of .10 pounds or more. Any amount i"o pound. We kilt our cattle and hogs, which BSSUreS you of the very best qual ity. Broadway Market Plume 2304, We ! Let Us Bid on Your Well in The New Field Star .Machines Standard Tools Rotaiies Jones Bros. Drilling Company Okla. City Phone W. 2662. Healdton Phono No. 4 Brock Have You Joined The Sholom Alechem "Frat?' The Jovial spirit of the meinlters of the Ardmore oil fraternity ha.s lately been expressing itself in the organiza tion of a mora or less Impromptu order known as the "Sholom Alechem Fraternit ." It uppear.s that all a person has to do tn belong to the noble lodge Is to be able to viy "Sholom Alechem" and "Alechem Pho. lorn." If one member greets another, he expresses the first phrase, and In reply, following the handshake, the response is the inverse of the phra.se. ' Sholom Alechem" is Hebrew mean ing, "Peace be with you" und Is the form of greeting used in the BIMloal days. It is eimilar to the sulututlun of "I'ax vobichum" as used In the days of Caesar. Sholom Alechem! In the first of two games of has ketbnll to be played lit senior high school Saturday night, the loc.il girl" team was defeated by the team from the Tishomingo school by a score of I 41 to IS, close playing featured II throughout. Heavy Cold? Chest All Clogged Up ? rOVT let it get a i-tart, Dr. King's New Discovery will get right doa-n to work, renin mj th tight feeling in the chest, quieting the rocking cough, gently stimulating the bowels, Hius eliminating the cold poisons. Always reliable. Ju?t good medicine made to ease colds and coughs. For fifty years a standard remedy. All the family can take it with helpful results. Ivases the children's croup. No harmful drugs. Convincing, heal ing taste that the kiddies like. At all druggists, 60c. Dr. King's New Discovery For Colds and Cou&Hs Tee) Badly? Bowels Sluggish? Haven't any "icp" in worl; or play. You're constixitedl The stimulating action of Dr. King's Hills bring back old time energy. All druggists, 25c. D PROMPT! WON'T GRIPE . r. King's Pills ail rPISO'Sn SAFE AND SANE (orCtm$x&y Colds TMJ MM U Qrt hIm SW WARNING! Say "Bayer" when you buy Aspirin. Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians gver.22 years and proved safe by millions for . Colds Headache Rheumatism Toothache Neuralgia Neuritis Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain Accept only "Bayer" package which contains proper directions. Uandy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets Alio bolt lei of 24 snd 100 Druggists. Au.lf.u . Ui tn le ouuk vr Daer Muuracturr vt Uvuvawiiradilvitrr ut SillcjllcaclJ I NEW UROCK is only a short distance from original well and riffht in the heart of present development. New locations made show our wisdom in picking this townsite. As locations now made, Sec. 17 about one-half mile northeast; also in 18 same township as our townsite; also 13 about three fourths mile west; also in 11 about one and three-quarters miles northwest, and a possible location one and three-fourths mile direct north. WATER What it takes to make a town. We have it three deep water wells and many shallow ones. TELEPHONES Another essential thing to be counted in on our townsite. Brock exchange already in use and being enlarged, Free Ardmore service. POST OFFICE It's on the site to serve you. ORIGINAL TOWN Four grocery stores in operation, filling station, res taurant, and a number of buildinfts now under construction Drug store, rooming houses, etc. It means you already have a population to serve. OUR PROPOSITION SMALL CASH bonus and small monthly rental, with privilege of renewal at same rental regardless of the size ot the town. HI'S SERVICE Already established. Stove's Bus and Transfer makes four round trips daily. See schedule below. 75c for this round trip. Can vou beat it. Cannon, Hunter & Lane Phone 121, Ardmore, Oklahoma. General Insurance Surety llonds CITY OFFICE PHONE 121 Cannon-Lane Hldir. BUS SCHEDULE Lvs. Ardmore Ias. Brock Daily Daily ():()() a. m. 7:80 a. m. 9:00 a. rn. 10:80 a. m. 1:00 p. m. 2:80 p. m. 4:00 p. m. 6:00 p. in. Brock Office Call Rural Operator. Carrolls Store. Free I'honc Service. I