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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

tcreiarv JOrih r. tnipleii. .kncr ikc jhhwih y. - .ii niiine' Own in tee siniD h 5 ateu section jsa. uoiuinj.: un m .ternary. J0pn r. " Trourer. Uud Company map. wb containing Holdings. 0 u l ipw of iM nB . e x. W F Sfeuart H.ni.l I XW.. Director. W . C. Su vtm. ' . I" " ......... . o.. i..... 8M..... Sf7 .HI. SM. 2M 21. development and gulf f.na .. .T ' . ' . V c....: ..1 l..v. Tb. U'r Oil Pevelopweut Comp. UuilocK league; .cm. ... - - front. Under lease m fctch.it. vt. junn i. jouc ... - ; . . . ... P VJ.iue i 4 a k. R.. and small trail on " f ka. lank ducini oU well. WtlN UrUlmg. officer. Producing elU. none. Well y. Cap.ul o.k $5oo.oua r "' . ' Undtr eMe j nJ Uaiuulth survey. Unner lease mttt for Unl1 . " interest in on. drilllni. M Interest in Enterprise Oil o( .hare fl. Home ofhec at Htaumont. SplnJl. Top Height. W' f . etc.: Ample. " w. ... . o...... -n.... ii... i.i.u.b9n a..indi.Ton Pr..i.lmi. A. M. Britiun. Vice prei- lit acres in uuneson couu.j. ""--.. ... The Mercer Couu...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT DAILY ENTeRPRISE 6 HEYWOOD OIL COMPANY. 9 &TW WJf :V 1 V If Hi'l V Al Six months ao :e knew no moru '' V' 4 f j w- 15; Uii t'fJ&r-mZ7Z7--:mm l'r ) al""t "" 'l development than ! LI'-S--i--S N :";fj4!!TW;.!A any other man who had never awn a S'1 CSj Vfe ' ;)) vj well or taken any Interest in it. Ho Mif- V TO" ' :"'- was In Tta looking after his Inter- buine. eoterprii which hva been miably u.cif'il. He represent th lwt type of ta iueceful Amorl- t o buiue man who has bej i-tn a- ted in (be world wide acbool of txpo rieoce. He fawiliarUea binueif ijuUk ly with urroundln and adai u blni- elf (o conditioin o ! that lu i at home wbereever y'i t Mm. f life through glannos of the ro i-t hue and U an optimut U;t. Uu and all tho time. Ill personality ' liminiru to those whi kuw him tu- timatcly and ln aH ew-ta'n a Nev York nvn-ll wiih a it uim li ia.4 as ho trunaii ordinary t i;.t ri affair. 1 1 i connection wltih any biulii" on ti'i'inihi' In a tiarantee of lis merit and an...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

KEY T3 THIS WAP OX EAUMONT DAILY KNTIRPRKL ;1 O T CD Ui jco 5 ; r - co c Li to ::::: 2 - - ? Ti ' co c? v Q- ii - 0.2- ; co vT I ' .-.- s i ; " 00 ..Jl.. T. 05 A " 2 r"j v?r- 7 7 1 r- - 09 fS : r 'SP-'""I H ' 5. 1 09 r 5 ""O -j cv ' r j i Co7 v i cv I I I I vT1 F F ' v cv o CM 5- ; 11 Afc Jr - ' TW vr . s V W" F 1 1 1 1 V I (O I r W r h C iA -Xp) l co 7 co -a) N X 1 1 " ' N TTiii i imrrL rkJ Lecend Producing l(fti (G'ilri) I ilj 2- Thi 3 SECTION. 1 1 ' r- I III - - I 1 1 K 4 I .

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE. MiiwiMpies (Continued from Page 3.) Holding.: Own iu fte .imple. trad on frill. Treasurer AV. C. Avenll. Imw. Diego. Cal. ; President. M. L. Ward; pany. Capital stock 3(ki.0ik).. Tar t-ouuijr an4 1820 in Calcasieu parish. Spindle Tot. tors. W 8. Davidson. John X. Gllert. 'i President. T. L. Lewis; Secre- value of shares lo tf nt. Home otiU-e l-ouisana. Randolph (ill Company. Mail re- J. E. Proussard. I. Ft. Bonla-;.- VV. H. lary Nat R. Titus; Treasurer. V. P. New Orleans. President". II. Dudley Texas Geys-r Oil Company Capl- lurncd could not he found. Dunlap George gei-ligson .Aiuhrose Rogers: Directors: M. I.. Ward. J. Coleman; A'ice-f resident. J. I Black- tal stock f 5ih)0i0 Par value of shares Rol.y Oil Company. Capital stock Merchant. Producing oil veils i.r.e. F. Forward V. E. Shaw. Judson more; ttccreiary J 8. Cos. rove; $l.uo. Home office Beaumont. Pre t3Min.ii. par value of share $1.00. WelU drilling one located at Sour Bei.t. T. I.. Lewis. Ira M....

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

N. II. R1CKER. President. BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE RICHAKD O. MILLRK Secretary and Treurer. J. W. OYKN'ES Minxr. International Greosoting and Construction iompanv Capacity 18000000 B. Rfl. per Annum. Works: Beaumont Texas. Office: Galveston Texas. Export Point: Sabine Pass. t : f ! ! x o s 1 JJ C c CD 0 03 .17- " - J. . ' NX I L. - p cd 3 3 -t 5 E JL CD 3"Q to CD1 1 ZZ" cd 3 ; o Q.o sa I Contractors for Construction of Wharves and Bridges. Railroad Ties Bridge and Wharf Timbers Piling Telegraph Poles Cross Arms etc. treated with Dead Oil of Coal Tar I (Creosoting) Chloride of Zinc (Burnettizing) Chloride of Zinc Glue and Tannin (Wellhouse Process) Chloride of Zinc and Dead I Oil of Coal Tar (Aiiarayce Process). Contiguous to Long and Short Leaf Pine Gums Etc.

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

o v' "wi .... - V '" - . i ... j . -ri' ...-i.iu.lM.iui. ( i BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE. 8 III! TRUST I Flnntil Imtilution of Premintnct li Ctvdcpmcnt cf thu Field. Bii:i!!SV)V-il A - B -V.I K - -w. Eccpt cf Butincsi of This Company it Broad and Difttra in Many Eaten- title From That Ueuaily Tran- tacled by Trust Companies. Tie Eutriile ha n asked by a far away correspondent "What Je tie lkaumont TniKt Company?" AiiJ in answciiiiic 'bin kr for iLformation we shall answer the (im-Mii-n more fully than may be txpected because of the peculiar and j.ri;rhBive methods Inaugurated by Ibe managenicut of the institution referred to. Every one In these days baa a sort cf lotion of what a trum company Is. The very term suggests that auch ccmpany or corporation stands for integrity and absoluto correctness in all dealings. As a matter of fact the trust companies of these United States are the most conservative 11- Eantial Institutions In the world and their solvency is beyond question. Thf.re n...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

nteqpn OIL EDITION. SECOND PART. iiii iv?'ij vf s i s f t i ? KKAU3IONT TI'XAS TUESDAY Al'Cil'ST SO 10O1. VOL. 5 NO. 101. Wmlv OIL COHPANIES CHARTERED SINCE JAN. 10T1I 1901. There have been companies chartered January 10th this year as will be seen from the list which follows. Careful comparison with the list of companies making reports and found in tho first section of this Issue of the Enterprise will show that a large proportion of these corporations eith- er paid no attention to the requests for Information or could not bo found. As a matter of fact some re- fused the information sought on the plea that the public had no right to know what those companies were do- ing while they at the same time were asking the people to buy their stock. In some Instances the requests which were mailed by the Enterprise were returned unopened as the postofllce could make no 'delivery because the companies could not be found. In some cases companies left Beaumont hurriedly forgetting to give the ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

o BEAUMONT DAILY CNTCPPAISE Oil Territory and Rice Lands Tributary To Beaumont. Big Hill l . i i - 3 g si i dL-T-Ji- rr?r a IX U 1 fur 1 t '.:.7v"S" TA sv.?5 2. "ZIjE -' X 1 -r .7. ' im YX 1 I i IllijtlfcHiiMM BMP i-J I 1 Mrh I U . f- i. A LL: I LLi lr A - - f-y;1 J 1 j ;5 1 y Vp riT-.i! 2 Tifr I o;- felt gs VL.tV f 1 h jp-IF SpSv JiW" I III? ? - fllrwiiil s 2: ? f5!j-?- ; 51? IT J A Jk3tcS stxr CBWfH- H'. ; ;( "T r1 i.Ho?c4i59 ?.j lls--4 le??Sl y Rift yHri 'jfv' I " ' 1 1 V-Z-AllP K Carrol A r 'UPR 1 u . wi . w iijt rr wr ' . tss 'v -V Saratog.

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT OAltY tNTlRPRISE. n 11 1 PRACTICAL ADVANTAGES. IT a.-a kilt a nrrt.lLI.-t wtil'h h in cnmnarison with tbe Th .re many uractkal a Ivan- mineral oil production exported ia &w weight of wolij fuel in too. It tagea which only -.-d be euunoraled In California the law regard jto- divide the nurolr of pounds is a .on to convince any one of the great Jeura it a mineral production. i... .k nn.in..t ttri n).iinbit and uiul. iklrh ia nern-ltted ly the O.l sand drooiiti often run :n iuly the result by the price of oil per Us of liquid fuel: rurow groove or. one might y. IS SAFE EASILY HANDLtw barrel we gt a figure .bowing woa. m Diminiebta tne wast o .u. goidies also omeume in uoi-hk u- There was 45.11 itr cent of the crude d through the same mains making J0 not at all time grasp the breadth of It lief jr iu iumiii me meaning oi iuc on in v-aiuoinia. ti the ga to a high polut and thua In- j changing the commercial aspect of th creasing its cost. Hut the price char- j;taIe xiii Stal...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BIAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE . . i ...i .............. V. ! J ?'. !! J. It. Kimball. (ill! A. P. McCarty. i J. II. KIMBALL & CO. I Real Estate Agents ' and Brokers. .' Fiscal .j.'nts 5u nn's KlutI Oil (Joinjmny Isabella Oil Com- i u u y and Zenith Oil Company. Loral Afonts 510 other CoinjKinio.s. t. Solicit onhM'K for huyin"; tu.d selling oil Stocks. Office: lieaumont Oil Exchange and Board of Trade IJuilding. Ifr. iii. III iiiiiiiinl Nat. Iljiik Kir-I Nation il Hunk. Urauiiiiiiii nil hxtliatiifi anil II. ..ml ul Trailc UNQUESTIONABLE GUARANTEE Your Money Back if We Don9 1 Strike Oil..... tor-. VMMM lit Cttter Words Ji Mo Gusher "Cornea In'9 Your Money la Returned. THIS IS GUARANTEED BAV RESPONSIBLE BANK Here is an excellent opport unity for investors to avail themselves of an invest- ment that has no element of risk attached to it. THE KING OIL CO. OF EL PASO AND BEAUMONT TEXAS. CAPITAL STOCK - $300000 (300.000 SHIRES JIT SI .00 EACH UNO HON-ASSESSIBLE.) Offr-rs for Milo to tho if...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE. SiJijiSijiJij '!''? i i J V i i j'i'i 1 J'JJ'i 1 A American Oil and Refining their lands are worth $1500.00 per acre. Viterbo Rice Farm was sold 1600 acres for $440000.00. These lands join us and we will sell 10 acre tracts for (I i (?) (?) (" ( IS Because we want them developed. Cheapest Oil Lands on the Market. We Challenge a Competitor ! WRITE DIXIE OIL COMPANY OIL! Wiggins Producers Crude Solicit the patronage of Fuel f. Kim-lno onrl P.qo shipment by rail Prices and other Information Furnished 5'ii'ii!'S'i!'i!xi'i'Ji' J'?J i'J'J'S S'i i'? mmpsirn 5 Per Acre OIL! Oil and Beaumont Tex. (I. S. Shippers and OF Petroleum Pnmnanioo fan mnko nrnm nt or water. i'J'S'i'i'i'i'i'J'i'i'J'i'ii - J'J'J'f'i i'S 4 J J smi Company claim ( ( Si 3 . C) () (J) & OIL! Fuel Co. A. Exporters Oil. Consumers Re- Upon Application Jot. H. Hoopes. The kubjM't of this sketch a born In t'liir (utility. Pa. near Philadel- phia. ixt three- year ago. Ho come of Quaker aiui'otry. w...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

EE ALMOST DAILY ENTERPRISE. Ill jIt I THAT NOW CELEBRATEO PUR- CHASE ON SPINDLE TOP HEIGHTS. of to U ii4uiy iotk Mr. Sne !md a Lin j(i Ituur iit winch 10 tlM the milium i1'. and J.e did it. Geo M. Stnon & Co of New Vok. ul i s f 5oox and Mr Swayne and In fiind in J't. Worth taking ihe oilirr ha'f million. .Matter une rocking u ' t i c n-ccly when -tut was tiled atiaeking the lisle t ) I fu7 3Jf40 ir the K'ur.h the vlje of coal or cue-ihita' waius. The acid attack ccru-n ub- distant about 5 niilei. of liui if n:-irou. Jt w nearly p stance pit.nu in the o.l and is iise't Th: wa in iiil. at whtcu iim tbfr . . .. .: ...... Of tl.ct val aua: ul;.v.!t ic w.ii.oui yruacht4 m 'ue ly petroleum uiir a partly decompose! giving ott u.piiurcu uauiu u p.t-ctdtm iu the history oi" the turner! oil of t;4 V-toej. nd exceeded ad. a :roiig Lleaching agent. in.Iu.try. o.t and mineral contrbuud b Uy Hart. loU' 71-' After forty In e minute or wore of f.'j.ufojio in and liKj.Jt in I1'" oua urP agnatio...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISS. PETROLEUM GIVEN A THOROUGH TEST ON CALIFORNIA ROAOS. Oil Applied When Hot Made the Best Surface and was Economical. Coat of the Tettt Not Largo Ever since the discovery of oil at Beaumont the mutter of using the crude oil on streets and roads has at- tracted a great deal of Interest. Tbe following extracts from an. article by Theo. F. White lu the Cltograph. published at Redlunds. Cul.. will be of more than usual Interest. Mr. White is supervisor of tbe fourth California farming district and Is an acknowledg- ed authority on the subject. The writ- er begins his article with the caution that the methods In vogue In that county may need to be Intelligently varied to meet the conditions encoun- tered In other localities. It has been an experiment with us successful It Is true but we would not pretend to lay down rules thut will apply In all cases. There may have to be more or less ex- perimenting in euch section to fit the varying conditions. "We commenced us...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE I W. J. B. IUJOOR AND GEORGE J. McMANUS ARE STILL DEALING IN Oil and Rice Lands On the Ground Floor at 360 Pearl Street Beaumont Texas. We refer to all oar old castomers. ! SAN JACINTO OIL CO. V rVV ';f$fi t ( ' '.' .;V.. :"r. laud surveyor. Ho U director and greater than that of i& as compared nd ' lIiR some very commendable iliu luic it to khol.hr io lh Wilson wj an increase of more than 20000.000 work. Hardware company of this city. U $jll0ooouo increase in the years i8j From a sanitary standpoint lK-an- Has To Traeta In the Hogg Swayna director and local bmdness manager in 8J ovcr jg am0uiutiis to over mout differs In no particular reaped purchai. of tho Texan Oil and I'lpe Lino Co. ;mJ Jy00oil City Derrick. I""'" uher titles situated upon the The Sun Jacluto Oil Co. was ona which lias valuable holdings In blink banks of semi -tropical livers yet we lilv flrht u( lhe nc.w ol companies as u Spiudlo Top on which extoasive DRILLED 300 OIL WELLS. congra...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

mlv Bntetpn $'-5)sisi S5'i5Ji'i'-i''i OIL EDITION. 1 1 ?tisllt' THIRD PART. IIKAUMONT. TKXAS TUK9DAY AldUNT SO IDOL . 101. ee. W1M K 1 1 .A iffiJ i chafes is. .... This well in the foreground is the r! o 1 Ce lie Co' -ell- hxpoit Oil Ifpe l ine Co. Senator Townes company n in Friday. August 18th uiuu.ii e noli! nliout 200 feet. The ..ii from this Ki.sher was forced in an enormous stream horizontally 200 - .x Ak 'U This dredge is just finisning a -Ooit foot canal tut by Pi'.iow & Ballew i... liiviigiiig contractors. This ca- 1.1x1 co.iii.-its Uie Neches river with Biake's Bayou just above the Reli- !?. M. SCOTT REALTY CO. 'ii..- publishers of the Enterprise takt pleasure in stating that they have been acquainted with the per- sonal of the S. M. Scott Realty Co. of this city for several years and til say that their responsibility is iir.e.uestioiud and parties desirous of s. ekinti an investment in the South would do well to write this firm for tit-neral information. S. M. Scott t...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

'W.-.T . 4 r BEAUMONT DAILY ENTERPRISE. RICE BY IRRIGATION. wheat or out. A good crop aa atoy of the north. The climate U warm on new breaking. Occasionally no front occur through- " "" . One and one fourth bubcl of out the whole year Tbe summer Cultivation IS AlniOSS LikC heat. -d per are U used and la sowed are Ions and summer beat extends any tinie from March to July Good to November. IIIGGINS OIL CO. Artesian Wells Solve the Problem. fanner um the best press drilU for planting. 9. Levees or dyke are constituted with a I'low and a V-haptd scraper on lin- prelously laid out by nn en- GEO. J. MMANTd. SECOND STATEMENT Tbe uddtn prominence with which the lieaumont Oil Field wa brought to the notice of the world through the unexpected burning forth of the Lucas Giuber I still fresh In the memory of every tboughful person WUt I there In rhe growing lor sin.er Thse loJ ne WJIr ot te To tn stoekholdera of the Manhatan aud It Importance and magnitude grow upon reflection and Investiga- ti...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

BEAUMONT. tA.Y fNTO PRISE. THE REALTY DEPARTMENT of the Beaumont Trust Company. y! f Success ties in buying real property in a new country at first prices where the conditions are j J suchKiat it must double in value several times. Here is where it will do that. This is '(J a new COUniry. rTICSS aTe wnere iney were wiieti yuui muici mauu a oiai t. uu i i in hi the then New West. Prices are only One-Eighth to One-Foui th of what they are in old settled states. All lands will increase 500 PER CENT II IN THIS tPATCT OF THE GREAT NEW SOUTH TUEY WILL DO IT IX Rice Lands THEY WILL DO IT IN Timber Lands. THEY WILL DO IT IN Oil Lands THKY WILL DO IT IN Fruit Tobacco and Pasture Lands L5 L2 A FEW THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: Irmis hers will erowrk!.ere growing crops that iaycash 3 1 1"5 tius what yours o in the north a crop that brings :)0 to 0O per ucre cash every year. We do not excel jy dry seasons We will sell yoa these 'ands at t22 per hcv . We are in a well trd citntry with witter tinibur t...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

ICAUMONT DAILY tkitEfcPRlli. - mwwll'WM)a( HEYWOOD OILCOMPANY.Ig CAPITAL STOCK $800000.00. p i i I 1 1 88 I M 4 m m PRODUCERS OF FUEL OIL. Prepared to make shipment by rail or water. Owners oftheHammel Burner the simplest most economi- cal and scientific Burner in ex istence permitting a change from oil back to coal or vice versa without lowering steam. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT POINT! 1 ' ' ' - ! ' Note Oar Heui Departure We have organized a Fuel Equipment Department under the personal supervision of W. Scott Heywood from the Fuel Fieldsof California assisted by a corps of skilled mechanics; and we are now prepared to make estimates and assume entire responsibility of equip- pingand putting into operation plants usingfuel oil. We keep fixtures and connections in- cluding tanks in stock making change in quickest possible time and saving money to the consumer. Before Making Change Consult us Regarding the HAMMEL BURNER. EQUIPPING LOCOMOTIVES A SPECIALTY! Equipment ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIO...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

Zhc 2attg- Enterprise. OIL EDITION. PART FOUR. Vol. 5. Beaumont Texa? August 20t44MH. no i Mo. 101. REVIEW OF THE FIELD. The first oil lease on record In Jef- ferson county was made In 1866 and was given by a Mr. Hillebrandt to a man by the name of Mason from Ala- bama. The terras were one-tenth roy- alty. In the same year Dr. B. T. Cav- anaugh an Eastern gentleman who had been prospecting for oil and coal Jn the Northwestern part of the State and who endeavored to trace the direc- tion of the oil finally reached Sour Lake where he found oil In greater quantities than at any point In the State. Dr. Cavanaugh said he was possessed "of Instruments which en- abled him to locate two large veins passing under what Is known as "Sour Lake" which he said ran from North- west to Southeast and that two veins .crossed these at right angles. Dr. Cavanaugh then learned of the socall- ed oil pool In the gulf and also exam- ined the sea wax which is found In great quantities on the Gulf Coast. He ...

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — Beaumont Enterprise — 20 August 1901

reached millions. Thousands of wild- ly excited came from all over the coHntry and fabulous prices were paid for oil lands with which to or- ganize oil companies. Lands which a few years ago were only worth $5 an acre and which the owners only paid $1 per acre sold fo- 2500 per acre. The streets of the city wei e thronged witih wildly excited men who thought of nothing bus the wealth to be gained by speculation in oil lands. There was many a trag- edy enacted during those times which will never be recorded and thousands of dollars lost which will never be known except to those who were caught in that rush. When the Kelly-Kiser well a mile distant from the hill struck a gas pocket which seemed to assure a gusher the speculative marines? reached its height. Money poured into the banks of this city until the bankers were sick of its gluttonous proportions. Lands miles away from the hill were sold as high as ?i00 an acre and there wasn't anything but oil land in Jefferson county. Then c...

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