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New Bethlehem Vindicator (Newspaper) - December 1, 1899, New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania To established in in paid in december 33 b cute 1 to s to a n 1st Rich strike in the mountains of Northern phases of a fascinating i after a quiet sleep of More than 75 years the Little Village of nestled among the Beautiful mountains of Tioga near the new awoke a Short time ago to find itself the Center of Oil Wells had been and the Promise of Rich oilfields seemed Likely to throw the Little Village on its beam so drafts of the United states coupons and All class it at highest janed Ion approved is l on deep set Wayame Lowdon time All malls or express would be pleased 8 Jon account with open i the latest style and Satia Fae Martin r Raae Rai scene at fierce was the tremendous Boom and so Rich in Promise was the hitherto undiscovered treasure of this bit of it was no time at All until the noise of the steam the rasping sounds of the Derrick walking beam and the steady crunch ing of great drills pounding away for hundreds of feet toward the Center of the Earth were driving the frightened squirrels and rattlesnakes scurrying to the dense thickets of Pink blossomed Laurel and thick underbrush far up the sides of the Oil fever in All of its most fascinating phases had broken out in the Little and even the Gold with All of its exciting is not More there were no danger flags of this new placed upon the houses where the new fever made its but to the most casual observer it was very Plain to be seen that scarcely a family had is there Are Many advantages claimed for these new Wells by the operators and recognized by the great companies and corporations which buy the crude material for in the first the Oil is exceptionally making it what is known As a Premium for which a much higher Price is paid than for the product of the average in the product of the Oil Wells of Gaines is acknowledged to be the second Best in the flow is one that pays tremendous it is admitted that an Oil Well producing five barrels of Oil per Day is a paying piece of property and a Good paying some of the new Wells Are Gro fluting 60 and 70 barrels and very few average less than 15 to 20 the value of this new property As yet can hardly be but every Well gives the most practical assurances of being a mine of wealth for years and years to it was Midnight when i was first introduced to the newly discovered treas Are producers of says correspondent of the new York the picture was one of dancing lights from the great flaming jets of natural Gas and darkest accentuated by the flickers of natures Marvel ans through the Little Valley where priceless vein of of stood the rising Over 70 feet in the the skeletons of their Grea frameworks standing like mighty monitors sharply silhouetted against toe Star studded at Derrick 7 two men Are Drill Here Allis and there is scarcely a minute during the 12 hours Ca duty that these men Are not con stantly at it is impossible to give More than a general idea of the of these great several Yards Back of the Derrick is a station Ary with natural Gas for this supplies the Power used in run Ning the heavy which steadily smashes and drives an open passageway to the Oil in the first s Inch casings of heavy Iron Are driven 40 far into the bed of then from 300 to 400 feet of Iron tubing is sunk in the Shaft the rope is attached to a heavy walk ing the same As that used on a As this walking beam goes up and Down it raises and drops the steel plunger with such Force that it goes grinding its Way through gravel or solid the Driller is in constant it was Only a few Days ago that one of the experienced men was caught in the rope which runs from the great wind lass with lightning rapidity and crushed to then there is danger that this Windlass from the Treen be jerked straight through the framework of the this is one of the times that the Driller must take to the Woods at Short notice Anc at record breaking shooting an Oil Well is a Branch of the business that teems with excite ment from Start to when the or Man who explodes the arrives he goes As calmly about his business As if he were a Street but he is carrying a least his own life in his and generally All those within a consider Abl this Man drives up to the lit tie shanty where some thousand quarts of nitroglycerine Are goes in ant loads his Wagon with this most terrific explosive and with it drives like Jehu to the Well which is waiting to be shot arriving at the careful Meas Orementa Are and then this n Clouds of a go Devil blown in to a thousand pieces and water go crashing through the Mouth of the Oil straight to the top of the Derrick and perhaps a Hundred feet for some seconds it shoots in this Rushing from the narrow confines of the Iron tubing with a mighty going higher and until having reached its Zenith it gradually sins the bound and fettered slave of for of says i have used foes Honey and tar in three very severe capes of Neu in a the past month with Good sold by Shumaker stable service open Day and cared All 49stsble at rear of hotel cloudburst of Tro is poured into Long tubes or shells j from 4 to 7 feet in this loaded Shell he lets Down to the Bottom of the and then the num Ber depending upon the amount of explosives to be the lowering of this deadly stuff is the most dangerous part of the for if it should it sometimes fore it s hundreds of feet below the surface of the Earth and previous to the proper the Derrick will be blown into toothpicks and in All prob ability Tauy Ono thing the shooter can have no Chance for his on the top of the lust Shell Are placed some gun and thu ail is ready for the the instrument used for exploding the Caps is a triangular kind of flying wedge made of Iron and weighing about 20 this instrument is called a go and it called so with excellent this go Devil is dropped in the top of the and As soon As it is started on its Mission the Dropper takes to the for perhaps a seems like half an the go Devil has started on its Long Chase Down the Shaft you can hear although it May be until finally the ground shakes under then there is the noise the exploding of the and then a deep muffled this la in turn followed a rapping and the Oil Shaft to be it la a Tew noise into for farm in Porter containing 84 acres Frame House of five rooms Large Frame barn and Good Orch reasonable inquire of Llna 29 new Paffi mount Torpo new Bethlehem add Fain count general v wholesale and a Holographic probably the longest solar spectrum achieved at a single operation is one taken by sir Norman show ing the lock spectrum of with a comparison spectrum of the Sun thirty inches Lon this was taken with the Large concave Rowland grating which sir Norman now uses for solar spectroscopic photographs owing to the focal plane of this grating be ing considerably curved it is impossible to get a Sharp photograph of the entire spectrum on a Glass plate As Only about eighteen or Twenty inches of the spectrum can be brought into focus on the same childrens cloth m Golf silk m Stock and to youths and boys consumption Warners White wine of tar the Best cough remedy on ures a cold in one Day if taken in 25 and i co Eureka harness Oil is the Best preservative of new leather and the Best renovator of old it Black ens and use Eureka harness Oil on your Best your old har and your Carriage and they will not Only look better but Wear sold everywhere in sizes from half pints to five Linda by Standard new Bethlehem the engraving opposite rep resents the most com plete product Ever sent out from any it needs no words of Praise it Speaks for corrected by Andrews shelled Rye wheat eggs hams sugar cured Boneless shoulder breakfast Eaton mess pork per cwt per cart Roli it Brown sugar Coffee sugar granulated sugar boasted Coffee Green Coffee Wool washed potatoes 50 30 60 to to 75 40 to 50 22 18 12i 9 15 ii 8 9 to 12 200 to 2 50 1 50 5 to 8 5 6 i 10 25 20 j 25 stoves William Richardson Cream test in the largest Stock and most Complete stores in Fairmount store i Good honest goods the Eye specialist of will be in new Bethlehem on or about look for his notice goods ordered for Christ Mas can be corrected after Ward if grand gift the most remarkable offer Ever made made by a reliable editor vindicator announce Lor a limit Cir Timi we vill give absolutely free t iveria married in sending name we a two stamp for an Elliant triple liver plated Ruch goods Ell in jewry stores at this is tie most expensive advertising be have Ever but Tavill make us of friends and Cus there is nothing to pay except two cent stamp As a sift of guaranty of the our in monthly showing our in of High Grade silverware and Fura will All be but one Agar Shell to u Faro Quaker Vam Organ and goods goods want to this the buying Public will find in Ray store a Choice variety of Iii entering into the requirements of b1r line of ladies and mens under shoes and dress is unusually Large and Well our grocery depart men cant be beat in or out of on their Merit yours if Swa m 1 Vav

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