Clipped From The Titusville Herald
Good That Oil Has Done The good that oil has done for humanity is almost impossible to evaluate. The discovery ot oil has meant more to man's progress than any invention since man learned how to make a wheel. Sixty million automobiles in use give the" greatest mobility to the United States of any nation on earth. The railways have diesel- ized their trains, the Navy moves by oil, and the airplanes are fueled by petroleum. Trucks and buses, tractors and farm machinery move on oil. One of the reasons of our great agricultural surpluses is that the farmers do not now have to raise feed for horses and mules. Some experts say this contributes one fourth to the available farm production in net gain for human consumption. Man power and animal power has been supplanted largely by petroleum motivated engines. Some hundreds of products are now being extracted and made from petroleum to fill new needs of our people in all walks of life.