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OF JENNINGS, 1 4 ~jtWALKR Sells It obJ ~ 7j O JENNINSt " for Less. Sells It O Lfor Less. VOL. III ----- OL . WELSH, CA LCASI EU PARISH, .LA., FR I DAY, JANUARY 16, 190. NO. 8 WELSH FIELD BROADENED. ±E FO TH. f n...ss.ý-... ...IA . sw EW8 FROM THY OMr. wavr~i I. . . . . . . . . WELSH FIELD BROADENED. uthern Pacific Well Brought in a Good Oil Producer. After a delay of several ys on ac ount of minor accidents P Southern acific well No. 1, drilled by John W. hampion, was completed Tuesday fternoon and accepted by J. M. Lee. eneral agent, and M. Kennedy, spec al geologist, for the Southern Pacific ailroad company, who were present hen the first bailer of oil was brought p and remained in the field until the ell was finished. The completion of Southern Pacific o. 1 was in nowise a surprise, as it as generally known that, barring ac idents, it would be made an oil pro ucer before Tuesday night, and con equently a number of persons, espec lly oil men from a distance interest in the Welsh field, were on the ene to watch its incoming. While this well is not a gusher, yet is a pumper of the very best kind, nd with each ascent of the bailer ret quantities of pure oil was rought up. Late Tuesday evening a ream of pure oil was thrown twenty ve feet high, but the gas pressure on became exhausted and the strong ow of oil subsided. When the valve turned the well spouts several feet igh. While the gas pressure in this well considerably less than in No. 4 of e Welsh Oil and Land Development mpany, yet owing to the absence of lt water and sand it is considered e best well in the Welsh field so far. riller Champion asserted that it was ond to none in the State of Louisi a. Like Welsh No. 4, the product of is well is of a rich, brown color and of a very superior quality. The sing in this well was set at a depth 1002 feet, which accounts for the sence of gas. The completion of this well adds ma rially to the area of the proven ter tory in the Welsh field, and those o were heretofore skeptical regard g the oil producing qnalities of the Id, are now thoroughly convinced at it is among the best in the coun Y. The Southern Pacific company aked out locations for four more lls Tuesday afternoon and has arded the contracts to John W. ampion, and work will begin as n as rigs can be shipped from aumont. Births. Born, January 6, to the wife of Jake rtrand, a son. son was born Sunday, January to the wife of John Thomas. daughter put in an appearance at home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Stephens nday, January 11. orn, Sunday, January 11, to the e of Al. G. Litchfield, near town, a ghter. son was born to Mrs. Andrew uvvier, southwest of town. Wednes ,January 14. Mrs. Louvvier is bably the youngest mother in Cal ieu parish, as she is only 14 years S9 months old. Fourteen-year-old thers are extremely rare. Officers Moving In. he new court house has been ac d and the different officials are y this morning moving into their quarters. The clerk's office has me reunited: and while all of the e furniture has not been placed, force is occupying the new office is busy at work. The sheriff's force in the old court house c ding on the corner, is also buy ork, carrying over stuff and mov furniture to the new quarters. at sighs of relief are going up all of the parish officers, as they e been laboring under great dis antages in the cramped and con d state of their offices, while the building was in the cours e. ction.-Lake Charles Pr Real Estate Transfe an, lot 2 C. Craig to A. H. New $55. - k 16, Craig subdivision block Gidcumb to J. G. She own of Welsh, $325. hase, lots W. Bower to Miss C. Obdivision, d 6, block 1, Bower's si of Welsh, $208.22. j, l- lo0 Prentice to Mrs. R. Kish' $250. d 6 blk i5, town of Weleek, lot (i H. Cooper to A. B. Cbh , J. C. Sub., $85. es, lot , E. Wesson to G. Hal, town of k 11, Craig ,subdiviso h, $137.50.o ond, undi Hayes to \V. P. Lak 11, Craig Sinterest in lot 8, blh, $68.75. ivision, town of We]- -Jrganize. oodnmen of the World been here E. Thomas, who Ijherest of the everal days in the Prganized a dmen of the W'orld,;ening with e in elsh Tuesday ?rs. The t charter meao elected fficers were e'm ensuing ed to serve ', council Fri Jno. H. Co' adjutant SW. A. Saite banker: nthony He . Jacobs I ios, clerk; Ikan: J. M' Remer. wa . Cooper ly i ntry: Drs W. R. our, uhysicl P. H. uckinghan ,.' . Rus- and a managers: .: retary. Co -Wesson Imyple ~ f of Jyot a large ship. anton plows. A AL`" jt~~~~. · Iht in a Established 1902. ys on ac Southern John W. TuesdayOfficers: M. Lee, A. P. PUJO, President, O. FULTON. V. Prest.,' W. W. WELSH, Cashier. dy, spec n Pacific epresent Directors: brought A. P P. PJo, Lake Charles: O. FULTON, 1. . ARCENEUx, A. E. BELL, F. L. LEWIS, C. P. MAIRTIN: FRANK RIOBERT.t, Lake (harles. n Pacific ise, as it oil pwo ;nd con T s, espec interest on the .her, yet est kind Interest at Te rate of 4 per cent. paid on our savlinIs accounts. e bailer account s oil was ening a twenty- r CAPI'L $25,000.00oo. I)EPOSITS 8o0,000.00. )ressure strong t ie valve ral feet his well To. 4 of 1 Iopment ;ence of sidered so far. t it was 'r e Wela sh Louisi- National Bank. 1 duct of i [or and The a depth t 1 or the ds ma- tt en ter those tegard- WtELSH, LA., January 1o, 1903. B Sof the ci winced tin coun- Did it surprte you? So will a bank account. We loan you a bank ie mpany free with your bbk account. The bank is a small safe, made of line is more d has selected steel, o ized nickle. It will not rust or corrode, and its hand- cl n W. some appearanc nakes it an ornament on desk or table. It is a combi- n from nation bank wh a slot in one end to receive any size coin or paper money: and hasin eagle lock of which we hold the key. This bank we fui f Jake loan to you, fee, uroviding you start a biank account with us of One iCe Dollar. Wheneer you return this bank, to-miorrow, in a week or any ter nuari other time, you nay have your dollar bark: there is no chance of loss M nee at and you have ti'use of the bank for nothing. This deposit of One Dol- er phen lar is entered inour bank-book: the book is made out in your name wa to the and delivered thou along with the bank. Your signature is required vie )wn, a on a signature-lrd. that is kept to identify you when you wish to with- It any ndrew draw any mone: The Dollar is (ntered in our books to your credit. H. ednes- You will ha3 in your home a bank always open for deposits. You pL)e ?iedi of n Cal- can drop in smid amounts you would not take to any bank. thus pre- riv years int, ar-old venting you frm spending them. Money kept loosely near at hand wci affords a continal temptation to wa stefulness. Many persons waste ou enough in a lifeime to make them independent. You cannot shake or did En ac- mel .s are get the moneyout, as we hold the key: you, therefore, do what you tim their for ;e has ought-bring e send the bank to us, have its contents counted and T [ae placed to your *edit. If you desire a bank, call or send us your name to office and address auday desired for interview, and our representative will in]: triff's of( house call. son bu in'g mov- ' it is rters. foul ig up hol< ;they t con a le the tiwon few s Pac block A ___ lots h las s The el hll be it 0 tain J the t ( Couc One of oa tur representatives will call on you Tb P Friday or S 'as, tur d .la Don't put it olorai. hut start now iFhile you have a hance, as the siul- rail v II ply is linited. m 0 oI cum Ithe Keou Drop o s postal chi and our m-cprcsentativ-e v.- I - -: 'a' call yourself Iindic and we wir .en Being Born latid another, until too illum emenerthal denear The Flrework& glolomes on and the darknets of eour ch/ Dat fned. the cemetery looks 01 unconventlonallty. Parents e overrun by a settlement w D lease make haste lest they li On almost every grave a sprln&, NEWS FROM THE OIL FIELD. 4 Work on Southwestern Well Delayed On Account of Accident. 4 The Southwestern well drilled by S. W. Clay. met with an accident yesterday morning while bailing sim ilar to that of the Denver-Beatumont well. This well is at a depth of over hi. 1200 feet and the strong pressure of gas forced sand up between the strain er and six-inch pipe within a few hun dred feet of the surface of the griound, thus delaying work for several hours. It is thought, however, a four-inch , liner can be inserted in the six-inch pipe, and in this manner D:riller (lay expects to bring the well in to day, it is reported. When the six inch liner was set Wednesday even ing, further work was postponed over night on account of the high gas pres sure, and the appearance of sand is attributed to this delay. This well, + owing to the fact that it is consider able deeper than that of the Southern + Pacific, gives evidence of a gusher, and at any rate promises to be a splendid well Joseph Espalla, Jr., and Phelan B. i)orlan, of Mobile, Ala., and M. A. Quina, of Pensacola, Florida, arrived Monday night to remain until after the Southwestern well, in which they are interested, is completed. While here they changed the location of the well to be put down for the Metropoli tan Oil Company to lot forty-two. near the Denver- Beaumont well, and the material for the derrick has ac cordingly been moved to that place. S. W,. Clay has been awarded the drilling contract and expects to begin , boring within the next week. J. AI. Lee. General Manager of the Southern Pacific for the State of Louisiana. accompanied by Mrs. Lee, spent Friday and Saturday in Welsh. Mr. Lee was here for the purpose of looking after his well in the 'oil field, now nearing completion, and other interests of the railroad in and near town. While here he purchased six acres of Sa m'l Blackford, immediate ly north of the railroad and south west of the present wells, on which will be built racks for loading oil and the necessary sidings. The Iprice paid was $102;. J. M. Bowen, driller of the Denver Beaumont well which met with an ac cident last week on the eve of comple tion, has been blusily engaged repair ak ing the damages that progress may he resumed. The cause of the accident ne is attributed to the fact that the screen was not woven closely enough to ex d- clude sand. Some ditticulty has been experienced in operating the swedge A- nipple, a device used in cleaning screens already set. Until this is er done and an inner screen put down no ve further progress can be made on the -e Martin Van Hemel. of Mobile, Ala., was in this Friday and Saturday at iy tending to matters in the oil field. Mr. Van Hemel is a member of the i Mobile syndicate which owns consid 1- erable holdings in the oil territory at this place and the object of his visit ie was to confer with other Mobile par ties who were here regarding the ad d visability of putting down more wells. It was decided to sink two more wells and the contracts were awarded to S. H. Keoughan, of Jennings. John C. Lee and Jacob L. Keller, u president and secretary respectively of the Merchants Oil Company, ar rived here Friday to look after their interests in the Welsh oil field. They were ileasant callers at the JOURINAL, otfica Friday afternoon and informed e us that they were getting along splen Sdidly and hoped to begin the develop ment of their holdings within a short L time. They left Saturday morning for their home in Decatur, Ill. 1 The Big Mound Oil Company of DesMoines, Iowa, shipped a fine rig to IRoanoke Wednesday, to be used in boring some test wells on the farms of Chas. H. Zwick and Jno. Robin son. This rig is the finest well drill ing outtit brought to this section and it is quite lprobable that oil will be found in paying quantities on the holdings of time Big Mound (ompany The lumbler for a derrick belonging to a ecompany of Beaumont oil inen was hauled out Tuesday. The loca tion of the new well to be drilled is a few feet northeast of the Southern Pacific well. S. W. ('lay has the contract of boring and will begin operations as soon as he (compltes the well for the Southwestern ()i] ('ompan . A rig arrived here Monday from Beaumont for VT. P. Callo)ivay, who has leased three acres ILnear the )en ver-Beaumont well, and will begin drilling as soon as preparations can be made. T. E. Wilson camne over from Beaumont Monday to take, chbarge of the machineryv and will operate the drill when everything is in readiness for boring. Virginia 011 Comipany. An oil .coinlpany coml)iosed entir il.X of foirmer Illinois lpeopil- was Iot-mnd in cJennings Fritlay to le known aC., the Virginia Oil t CoinmpaLny ald -aid t al i zed at $500.001. O The( ofliietrs of the new ciompaniiv amx G(,olige (conovr, pressilet: . ,. Milletr, vioe orsidenit: V. tt.1. (' on - v-,i-. sn-cmittam.v and lIma I"lig : I'. [. [Tits. r.aultriiei. 'thie first Iuomn-d of tdirctitos in tclp()i(osed of' (eoigi t (O ov-ir, 1. E. fliss. It. \V. Mills. 1V. HI. Conover, Malt Yaplj. ('. M. Tinncy, J. F. Miller. This 'niaptany haas considerabl i holdings in the Connver subdivision in the WVelsh oil lield and expeclts to ibegin develoling its property a:t an early date. Alr-eady one well has AXinme been stiarted on this trxact by S.H. resiixn Kenughan, and it is saidt the surfac wes t (n indications for oil arxe as goodl as atI tinfuil any- point in the field. idin " illum-.' -S the majority of the ofticers studden] archiors are niow residents of lintly t ..n.s i et their ])rincilia l olpera- lhim. looks Lo - c in the Velsh fiold, as the thic eet TiLdered a much more pronm- thetwhenr :rave a donTn an that at Jennins. Ibones s ed i Your Suit is Ready t for You to Crawl Into ,f f ,l d . e are' readytg to iet you at rcduced prices. Whv? Be- f . u,+ e ause we alre closing out our Mel's and Boys' Clothin- to make S Iroomn for our slpring lits. S • • W I AI E . AMERICAN Headquarters 5 LADY ÷Welsh, . - Louisiana. i++++- f +++ ++ +++++ 4.+~9++0 4 .**C~~+*+ +-c6Caaeh9+9+ Racket Store Has cut 20 per cent off on everything listed below. Our goods are marked in plain fig ures, so you can tell that our 20 per cent off is no fake: I0 c `ý Men's Men's GlovesS 8 ,4) Hats Wf hatVe have them from We have 3. to Ic. You for style with cold fingers and" fin- -p a #- yu cwa3 n 1 buy ish w e gloves at these ric 1 ,. -i . can - n please. Ladies & Misses Union Suits en's5 and 2-plie(e Suits Overcoats ,er.e bargains at ]ig harg'ains uld $1.2 --all go _ at, $ .00 : ing a; t :1 iu. (Crnt 20 per cent oil. $4.oo . . .. . D re ss SMen's Goods Underwear \' , have S tric'tl y, all - , ....l . I,,lt d e th e ni1e cPla n 0 tokl.. samle 2Ie I. t ((li'1t (Lit 00 eJ00 < suit, less . i all our winter dre'PSs ;ondt. TWe S ent . .are pr'ett well sold out in this -iiavy~ ribbed(, li ,htlv Ihteed, line and if you want to take ad a 1bargin at $1.00 aI suit: ) pler vantage of these prices an early cent. of ............ ... call is advisa le. be, BIG~ REDUCTION ill IN ALL t`S ril In Winter Goods! [I ul In l d~e to makin oom for our spring Stock, nh W Ii axe clc' Is rirlrI rl to make a gret redu ction in . . .I 1 C lot hi m lc and U nI d eruw ear . I ~ 41i1131 hi ii, at ii l xxitr .t W e a c iic nt si teJiln g i t e io : i- lw ltx of n· r t t2oocl. II.III Oil! pimeiiut stork iiusOt.h 'Iii. , Id iarillrs o x'ixý titl v'. I KtilMBALL & BE OIIT. Welsh, Louisiana. iAinie" N'orIi~i a \Ve11-to-do t'aII ni' esid in- noLav I 1icc estoe i c tirce, ti "e i vtls we(st of a'pplene. diia)e1ie to i tvIer itriiiul accid)1nd hai Vteifla Li i as~i~ ridingu ~ on hicr.;e h ~ack when·; tires animal; L sutddeionlv stumnbled tltow-ii;g 1dm vyin le.ntiy ti thie ground .ind falling la )0po him. His might leg was broken bclow the thigh andI they right airn broken betwcen the wrist mand elhow. Both J. 1. IhUod(e,. of Iureka ,-prings, Ark., and ( 'htr 1V. 13rown, of Jackson,, lic h.. art'iv(,d h ri'e l' riddav to lJ,o k afttct, their faia'rmiila" interest south of to)\.u. "T'he,"s -c' tlemlnl own what is known as the Arlvt"eaux farm and are having a de(1) well dtilled on the tlact. A. B.echtl( i. doing the work and is alreadlv down more than 400) feet. Mr. Brown made this ottice a call Saturday morning.