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NEW LIVERY, FEED AND SALE STABLES!
^M'CO A.CH <3c STEALEY.^^ s Opposite Oil ?ell Suppl? ?o? Charles ?1. . ^ ? $>? solicit a sl^are of ?our patronage. 8 I Good Rigs, Good Service, Good Feed. ?E have on hand an elegant line of Surreys, Bnckboards, Buggies, Carriages and Wagons, which we will sell at astonishingly low prices. Good horses of every description for every purpose , at a bargain. OIL JNOTES. ? ?I ??? % THE OIL MARKET. Tiona $i 26 Pennsylvania 1 16 Barnesville... 1 06 Corning 99 New Castle 91 North Lima 77 South Lima 72 Indiana.. 72 From Saturday's Daily It was about six months ago that the Oil City Derrick, in comment ing on the Pipe Line report, made the statement that there were stocks enough on hand to last five years at the rate of consumption. The same paper, In its comments on the report of last month, says that there are now stocks enough to last two and a half years at the present rate of consumption. If the ratio of de crease is so great in six months as to lead the Derrick to reduce the period ior the exhaustion ot stocks! from five years to two and a half years, what will the poor Derrick do in another six months provided there are no better pools discovered. The poor old thing will be worse off than noth ing. "Consistency, thou art a jewel," ' but there is no consistency in the I prices paid by the Standard Oil j company for credit balances. Des perate conditions require desperate remedies. The Standard are en deavoring to supply the remedies by rushing the drill in all improba ble and seemingly impossible local ities. Why don't the Standard pay ! a decent price aud let some better 1 oil operators than they furnish the needed remedies. Dividends must be paid and oil and new production is required to furnish the wherewith to pay them. Nearly 4,000 barrels per day decrease in runs from wells i in the ' Pennsylvania fields, under | most favorable conditions for carry ing on drilling operations, does not indicate that there will be an in crease in production during the winter months. Cox & Co.'s No. i on the Rice farm, southeast of the northeast ex tension of the Elk Fork pool, was due in the sand yesterday, but had to be shut down on account of the non-arrival of the casing head and connections. This lack of material was to have been supplied this morning, and it is probable that the well is now in. Before stopping operations the sand was lightly tapped, with a resultant showing of some gas and oil. There was a great surprise sprung on the Henry Oil Co.'s lease on the Lloyd Gorrell yester day afternoon. This company's No. 5 was drilled in several days since and to a hard streak struck in the sand was ac credited the very poor showing which the well made. Those in clined to pessimistic views were confirmed in the belief that it would be virtually a dry hole, while the optimistic ones could not believe this possible with the hole so near Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, all good produc ers. Du:ing the intervening time the fluid had risen nearly 1,500 feet in the tubing, but none of this had been forced into the tank. Yes terday afternoon the tools were stirred about and the well agitated ! with a good swabbing. This did the business right from the word go, and in fifteen minutes the oil had filled twenty-two inches in the tank, equal to 55 barrels, and was still j flowing a steady stream from the 63^-inch casing at the latest infor mation received last evening. The gas pressure is very strong, aud this showing of yesterday makes it reasonably certain that the well will be a fine producer after it set- 1 ties down from the first abnormal i exertion. It is probablt that the possibilities of the well will be ex hanced by a light shooting, and this will be done when the actual value of it in its present condition is determined. The company is drilling their No. 6 on this lease, and have the timbers placed for No. 7, and will locate No. 8 somewhere between the two former. LOCAL INTERESTS AT WOODSFIELD. The recent revival of the oil ex citement in the territory about Woodsfield, Ohio, is not relaxing in intensity. Operations are being pushed rapidly and are constantly enlarging, while all kinds of busi ness incidental to development in this direction are springing up like mushrooms. The Oil Well Supply company has a branch of its business now fully established in this field, under the management of Mr. J. H. Prin gle, the representative here. The i affairs of this branch are under the local supervision of Mr. Samuel I Carroll, who was formerly a book keeper with the company in this city. The National Supply company and the JareckiManufacturing have also shown their usual enterprise in extending their business to this pointy These branches are now nearly in running order, and a vol ume of business equaling that done here is reported by the three con cerns. ? The Travis well, west of the northeast extension of the Elk Fork pool, which was abandoned about two years ago on account of light production and low market will be taken up again and cleaued and put in condition for producing. This well is owned by Clell Nichols and others, who believe, in the light of recent developments near their lease av...i the advanced value of the com^ niodity, that their property can be profitably operated. Barnbdall & Co. succeeded in getting the tools out ot their Crum well, near Antioch, Ohio, last night and commenced drilling at once. The tools were lost Tuesday night last. The well should be in by Monday. The Boston Oil company's new well on the Stephen farm, in the Eight Mile field was drilled through the sand after our Tuesday report was received. They found forty tour feet of rich pay sand. It was hot, yesterday with ioo quarts and they are casing today. It is undoubtedly the largest well ever drilled in that field. Ex perts predict from 303 to 500 bar rels production. Tney are putting up increased tankage and will con nect it up today. The well on the Moore farm in the Moore oil field, and located 100 feet from the biggest well in the I field, but which came in dry. Sat urday, was drilled to the second sand, which was reached, last night. They got 1 5 feet of sand and a good showing of oil The Wittekind No. 2, in the Moore field, reached the sand today and is showing for a good well. Messrs. S wayne and Bailey, of Chester Hill, are in the city pur chasing tank and other outfit for a well drilled in by them on the Mo sier farm, west of the Hopkins well, ue^r Chester Hill The Boston Oil company have made three locations on the John iTracevfarm at Gracey. ? Marietta Register. ? From Tuesday's Daily. After remaining stationary for some time, oil has taken a back ward jump of two cents and is now $1.1 6 To the uninitiated this drop might look unfavorable, but to those acquainted with the caprices of the market this depression is a prelim inary step toward another rise. It has been most eenerally the case that an upward tendency has fal lowed cl ,sely after a fall in the market. We still confidently be lieve that the market is going way ahead of present quotations within a comparatively short space of ; time. A. J. Yoke has purchased the en tire holdings of M. C. Higgins on the Fluharty, Bowser and Roberts farms, in the northeast extension ot the Elk Fork pool. The Brush Run Oil company's No. 4, at Hebron, is clear of the tools that were stuck last week, and has been drilled in. It is produc ing between 50 and 60 barrels. This company is starting a rig lor their No. 5. Cox & Co.'s No. 5 on the y Ben Rice, southeast of the northeast ex tension of the Elk Fork pool, is in and showing for between 35 and 40 barrels a day. The well will be shot, as it is believed that by so doing the production can be great ly increased. The Logan Oil company are drill ing their No. 3 on the J. Britdon farm on Fifteen, near the Hoft farm. The Carter Oil company have drilled in their test well on the William Day farm, on Little Mus kingum. and have a rank duster. .This location was close to the Hyde and Campbell Big Injun de velopment on the Martha Thomas farm. The rig will be moved a. few hundred feet to the north and an other hole (frilled. Two wells are being started to day near Williamstown, one on the Ryder & Atheny. The Boston Oil company's new well was put to pumping Saturday, and maintained an output or 12^ barrels an hour for 20 hours, when it was shut down for want of tank age. It makes occasional flows through the flow line from the cas ing head to the tank. Another tank was sent out yesterday, and the company are running two more rigs, one on the Jno. Clasley farm adjoining and the other on the Stephen, one location from the "Big Jerry." ? Marietta Register. BENWOOD. Very little is being done in oil ! 1 developments here at present. | Most of the work being done now is in the way of hauling old rigs and buildiugs to Jackson's Ridge to be used in the work now doing there. Fisher's John Dearth well was drilled in there last week and is good for 20 barrels. Spudding is in progress at the Stephen Dougherty heirs' No 1 by Barnsdall, Libbie J. Truex No. 1 test, and at Barnsdall' s Si Brown wildcat on Lickskillet. Locations have been made as follows: On the James Hawkins farm, 3; Charles; Steed, 1, James Steed, 1; John Steed, ! 1, Thomas Rjpley, 1; W. P. Jack-| son, 1; D. S. Devore, 1; Geo. Mar pie, 1; S. N. Covert, Rigs up and drilling, David Hamilton, 2; John Dearth, 2; Susan Marple, 2; Ellen Shafer, 1; Jos. Brown, 1; Lee Truex, 1; J. T. Craig, 1. There is enough work in this to keep the various companies engaged in em ployment for some time to come. Rpniarknble Rffionc Mrs. Michael Curtain, Plainfield, 111., makes the statement that she caught cold, which settled on her lungs: she was treated for a month by her family physician but grew worse. He told her she was a hope less victim of consumption and that no medicine could cure her. Her druggist suggested Dr. King's Neto Discovery for Consumption; she bought a bottle and to her delight found herself benefitted from first dose. She continued its use and after taking six bottles found her self sound and well, now does her own housework and is as well as she ever was. Free trial bottles of this Great Discovery at Hill & Mc Coach's drug store. Large bottles 50c. and $1.00. Another Operation NPCfmry. B. F. Still, who had his toot badly smashed by the cars some time since and the injured member subsequently amputated, was taken to Dr. Haskins' private hospital at Wheeling today and will undergo another operation. We understand that mortification had set in and that another ampu tation would have to be made a lit tle above the ankle. OHIO OIL MEM INDIOXAVT. They Protest AgalBst the Action of * State Attorney General Xonnett. Lima, Ohio, Nov. 12. ? The ac tion of Attorney General Monnett, of the State of Ohio, against the Buckeye Pipe Line company, seek ing to secure a forfeiture of that company's charter, to do business in Ohio as now organized, on the grounds that it has violated the re cently enacted State anti-trust law, was commenced in Lima this morn ing. The proceedings began at 9:30 o'clock, in Cable & Parmenter's office, and with an hour and a half s recess at noon, continued until 5 p. m., when a recess was taken until 9:45 Friday morning. The attor ney general's purpose was to secure the depositions of the local officers ot the company to form the basis of his suit before the State Supreme I court. During the day only three witnesses were sworn. General Superintendent D. J. O'Day, Agent R L. Bates and Seep Purchasing Agent T. A. McLaughlin. The examination on the part of the State was conducted by the attorney gen eral, assisted by Attorney Parmen ter, of Cable & Parmenter; while the defendant company was repre sented by Hon. M. F. Elliott, ot New York; Hon. Virgil P. Kline, of Cleveland, and Hon. S.S. Wheel er, of this city. The attorney general did not seem to be so sure of his grounds as would naturally be expected of one who was seeking to secure the identity of the stockholders, direct ors and officials of the defendant company, together with the Ohio Oil company and Northwestern Ohio Gas company. Questions were also raised as to the amount of cap ital stock, and number and amount of dividends declared The keynote of the attorney gen eral's line of action was in his own words, "to prove that the Standard Oil company, B. P. L. company and N. W. 0. Gas company are managed by the same set of men," and most of his questions were di rected with a view of bringing out those facts. Indignation at Monnett's Ac- j tions. Indignation faintly expresses the feeling among all classes of Lima citizens regarding the attempt 01 . Attorney General Monnett to ruin the oil industries of the city and j surrounding country. From all business men, county officials who^ know so well the benefit of the oil j business to their county, and even m >re forcefully than all others, from the producers and royalty holders there has arisen an unanimous pro test against the action of the State's attorney general. Early this morn ing a meeting of citizens and busi ness men was held at the Commer cial bank to take some action to wards presenting their protest to! the now unpopular State official. He appeared at the meeting, and leading representatives spoke on the question which overshadows all others in Lima. Among those who made addresses pointing out to the attorney general the great benefits worked in Lima and the surround ing country by the development of the oil business, which they all de clared could not have occured with out the Buckeye Pipe iLine com pany, were: Judge Robb, Hon. S. S. Baxier, Hon. J. Whalf Hill,Hon. C. D Crites and Colonel Boone. After listening to the different addresses Attorney General Mon nett|replied in a rather Populistic tone, dilating upon the evils of trusts, and his own bounden duty to uphold the State laws. He did not make a favorable impression by his speech, which was branded by ! his hearers as a big grand-stand play He certainly struck a most unpopular chord in Northwestern Ohio. ? Derrick. If you want a rubber stamp, pad or anything in this line, leave your order at the Review office. Baeklen ? Arniejt Naive. The best salve in the world for Cuts, Bruises. Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and posi tively cures Piles, or no pay re quired. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money re funded. Price 25 cents per box For sale by Hill& McCoach. July was the first month of the present year to exhibit any decline in the net stocks of Pennsylvania oil, when a decrease of 75,296 bar rels was made, followed by another drop of 71,455 barrels in August. 59.632 barrels in September and 351,783 barrels in October. The June increase was 135,049 barrels, that of May 289,483 barrels ar.d that of April 232,072 barrels. Lima oil stocks suffered a decrease of 722,132 , barrels during October, making a net decrease in both fields of 1,073,915 barrels. The stocks of Lima oil were decreased 669,650 barrels in September, which added to the decline in Pennsylva uia stocks made a total net decline of 729,282 barrels for the month. The aggregate decline for August was 836,183 barrels and for July 644,874 barrels. I he stocks of Lima oil were re duced 609,404 barrels in M;iy, and 580,706 bar/els in June, so that the total decrease in the available stocks was over 321,000 barrels in May and 444,607 barrels in June. The consumption of Lima oil for August reached 71,734 barrels a day and was rhe heaviest on record. For September the consumption as rep resemed by the Buckeye and Indi ana Pipe Line shipments was about 68.000 barrels and for October 70, 500 barrels a day. The total production of Pennsyl vania oil for the first ten months of the present year as shown by the pipe line runs, has been 26,026,022 barrels, or 85,612 barrels a day. The total pipe lme runs for the year 1897 were 34 724,684 barrels, or a daily average of 95, 136 barrels. The present year is likely to fall very short of these figures, as the daily average thus far is 9,524 barrels | below that of the preceding year. I The October runs of Pennsylva nia oil were 80,253 barrels a day, a drop of 3 915 barrels from the Sep tember average. The pipe line runs of Pennsylvania oil averaged 84,168 barrels a day in September, which was 440 barrels below the average for August. In August the daily runs were 84,608 barrels, or 4,320 barrels in excess of the July a ver age. In July the average fell to 80,248 barrels, which was the low est of the present year. The pipe line runs for June averaged 85.559 ' arrels a day, or 929 barrels below those of May. The May runs aver aged 86,418 barrels, which was a decrease of 1,930 barrels a day from the average for April. The runs for April averaged 88,4 1 8 barrels a da> , which was 2,357 barrels a day below the average for March. The runs for October a year ago were 97,518 barrels, so that the decrease as com pared with a twelvemonth back, is 17,265 barrels. The October shipments averaged 91,596 barrels, a gain of 5,421 bar rels a day over the average for September. The shipments of Pennsylvania oil were 86,175 bar rels a day in September, or 779 barrels a day below the average for August. The August shipments showed a gain of 1,264 barrels a day over July and were 86,954 bar rels. The July shipments were 82,690 barrels a day 0/ a gain of 1,530 barrels per day over the June average. The shipments of Penn sylvania oil for June were 81,160 barrels a day which was an increase of 3,972 barrels over the May average. The shipments for May were 77,188 barrels a day and for April 80,713 barrels. The March shipments averaged 84,681 barrels a day, or 8,533 barr Is in exc ss of the February average. Last vear this time the shipments reached 117,000 barrels a day. The net stocks ot Pennsylvania Pipe Line Reports For October. There was a heavy demand upon the pipe line stock during, October and the total decrease in the net stocks of Lima and Pennsylvania oils w*s over one million barrels. This is the heaviest decline on record in a long time: The runs of Pennsylvania oil decreased while the shipments were increased dur ing the month and the same condi tions likewise prevailed in the dis tricts of Ohio and Indiana, produc ing Trenton rock oil. The ship ments of Pennsylvania oil were over 5,000 barrels a day and those of Lima about 3,000 barrels a day in excess of those of the preceding month. oil at the close of 1897 were 10,789. 652 barrels. During January there was a decrease of I53?334 barrels, followed by an increase in Febru ary of 311,460 barrels of 194, 5?3 in March, ot 232,072 in April, of 289, 284 barrels in May, and of I35??4? barrels in June, making the net stocks for June 30, 11,798,877 bar rels. In July there was a decline ot 75,296, in August of 71,455 bar rels, in September of 59,632 barrels and in October 35*?783 barrels, leaving the net stocks at the close of October 1 1,240,7 1 2 barrels. This, added to the net stocks of the Buck eye and other pipe lines handling Lima oil, makes a total of 27,539, 843 barrels, which, at the present rate of consumption, would last about two and a half years. The net stocks of Lima oil held by the Buckeye and other lines in the Ohio and Indiana fields have been steadily decreasing since last November. For the month of September the decrease was 669,650 and for October 722,132 barrels. The decline during August imounted to 764.728 barrels. In July there was a tailing off of 569, 707 barrels. During May there was a drop of 609,404 barrels. For April this decline amounted to 670, 354 barrels, for March 726,055 bar rels. The January drop was 48 r, 940 and the December 309,360 bar rels. The Lima stocks on October 31 were 15,299,131 barrels, which was lower than any point touched during the past five years. The ' credit balances of the Buckeye Pipe eye Line on April. 30, 1897, amounted to 6,540,377 barrels. They dropped off during July and increased slightly in August, but during the next 12 months they continued to decline and on the last of Julv, 1898, were down to 1 ,955,642 barrels. They have been picking u (.? since that time and on October 31 were 2,799.i3r barrels. The Lima runs for October av eraged 47,251 barrels a day, or 1,159 barrels below the average for Sep tember. The September runs of Lima oil were 48,410 barrels a day, or 912 barrels below the August record. The runs of Lima oil for August were the heaviest of the present year; they averaged 49322 barrels a day, a gain of 4.241 bar rels over July. They have not reached 50,000 barrels a day during the present year, although averag ing much above that figure in 1898. The average daily runs of Lima oil for July were 45, 0#1 barrels, lor June, 46,946' barrels and for May, 45,369 barrels a day. During April the runs were 46,240 barrels a day and during March, 47,645 barrels a The shipments of Lima oil for October were 70,546 barrels a day, a gain of 2,797 barrels a day over September. The daily shipments of Lima oil for September were 67, 749 barrels a day, or 3,985 less than the August average, which was the heaviest on record. The August average was 71.734 k*1" rels, or 8,220 barrels above the July average. The Lima oil shipments averaged 63,455 barrels a day in July, 65,853 In June and 65,028 barrels in May. For the present year they have been unu sually heavy. The March average was 71 066 barrels a day. For April the shipments were 68,621 barrels a day, or 2,445 barrels below those ot March. The total shipments of Lima oil for the first ten months of ?he present year have averaged 67, 588 barrels a day, while for the en tire year 1897 they averaged 60,683 barrels a day. The total average daily runs of both the Buckeye and Pennsylvania fields for October were 127,504 bar rels, while the shipments were 162, 142 barrels, or an excess of ship ments over runs of 34 638 barrels* ?Derrick. A ROY BADLY BUKXED By Kenned Petroleum With Whlek Me Started the Fire.! This morning Singer Kimball, the fourteen-year old boy of W. H. Kimball, who lives three miles out of the city in a northerly direction, used refined petroleum in starting the kitchen fire, and the indiscre tion resulted in his being seriously if not fatally burned. ' The flames cruelly burned his face, arms and legs before his father could succeed in divesting the boy ot his clothing, which was one mass of fire. Mr. Kimball was also quite severely burned during the operation ?