Wassall Fire Clay Co Drilling

Clipped from US, Ohio, Athens, Athens Messenger and Herald , April 8, 1897

j —TheWassall Fire Clay company says tin* lt;Uouster Cress, has been drilling for | lire clay on the lot near the brick plant j for over a week. At the depth of -lb feet ! slate was struck and drilled through for 4.*i feet, following wlibn an excellent vein tif the very best kind of coal was encountered. The vein of tire clay was found at about one hundred and sixty | feet. If everything proves satisfactory, i a shaft will be put in soon and the coal i anti lire clav mined.