Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Oil Finders]
“Take for instance, the finding of a can of oil in a building, where there may be a hundred of more people, both positive and negative; perhaps the building stands on an oil pool, or there may be any amount of oil by-products in the building scattered from top to bottom, such as vaselines, hair oil, paraffin, kerosene, gasoline lubricating oils and [?] of other items. Where the building stands on an oil pool, [?]. Also other factors that interfere with finding a can of oil in a building. Winds from the north and northeast which seem to put off all vibrations. On such days it is a [?] of time to work with a divining rod. I have been asked to [perform?] miracles that Jesus Christ himself would have hesitated to try. And all these [??] learned and highly educated men [???] lenient toward divining rod operators.