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 - Well Reaches 5870 Depth The Ida Johnson well...
Well Reaches 5870 Depth The Ida Johnson well was at 8870" feet at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon. A fifth boiler which had been held in reserve has been moved line with the battery of four now use and It is probable that five boilers will be in use within a few Bad quality of the water supply reduces the efficiency of the boilers and caused considerable trouble: As the field develops it is anticipated that electric motor equipment Will be "used on the rotarles. This eliminate the delays and expense caused by scale forming on' the boiler flues. Logan County Teal Likely Sterling, June 25--Oil leases on large acreage- In the territory extending from Graylin to West Plains, Logan dounty, were closed Monday E. C. Stockdick of Sidney, Neb., various Sterling persons who are owners of land in the region. The leasing operations were started last year and a large tract is now under lease, the agreement providing that a well mint be started by 1, 1932. It is necessary, Mr: Stock- dick stated while in Sterling Monday, to complete the. blocking of approximately f6,000 acres. With such an arrangement, he is confident that of the major companies will contract 'to sink a test well. The effort is being made to close the block of by July 1:

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  1. Greeley Daily Tribune,
  2. 26 Jun 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 16

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