Chauncy Owen

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Chauncy Owen - sensational. when thc^e and that disastrous. in...
sensational. when thc^e and that disastrous. in St, separating himself from his money.—Vinita leader, The biggest thing for the last few weeks is Big Coal Vein. that has occurred at Tulsa the striking of a deep vein of coal on the lot of C. A. Owen, on North Main street, near the Shireman wagon yard. The strata is thought to be about nine feet iu thickness iu ot, anti at a depth of something over MOO feet. The whis- strike was made early Thursday morning or during i the night preceding. Iu conversation with Mr. head a . R 1 ,, , ° ,, , ,, , „ , A. Owen that gentleman talked freely, saving past that he had nothing to conceal. He states "that large the coal was a hard black of a semi-anthracite na any ture, of an extremely valuable character, to do Mr. Owen was drilling for gas anc or coal , has been found at a number of points in town, no thought was entertained ot such a find at this debtor - depth. Hitherto coal has been discovered at differ ven- ent po i nts a t a depth of about 240 feet, the vein to being variously estimated from three to five feet helms In this hole an upper vein was found measuring like 28 inches in thickness. It feet deep. Drilling will be continued unti and gas strata is passed. This lode of coal is within less than two blocks is 250 the oil to one of the Frisco depot, in the very heart of the city men , . x 1 ' , -\. . w^u „ • Its importance cannot be overestimated. With a lern- - Con fine layer of coal under Tulsa, coupled with its | other resources, nothing can detract from our future importance,—Tulsa Democrat. to the McAlester The Convention. The citizens of this, recording district No. 5,

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  1. Muskogee Daily Phoenix,
  2. 01 Nov 1903, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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