Ottine Oil

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Ottine Oil - for to Is ta to thi ad half on Island King...
for to Is ta to thi ad half on Island King iuckr M In a radius of three miles have sold nt fiom 50 to 200 per nne according to Its location with reference to the well The people hern have great confidence In final results and expect to strike oil in paying quantities If not a gusher Thev hac taken out several barrels ot the oil nud old experienced oil men say tney neve i > aw better prospects for a good well THE OTTINE OIL It Was Found in a Well Abandoned Years Ago Lullng Texas July 20 Mr S M Nixon of the banking firm of Lipscomb Nixon went down to Ottlne yesterday to Investigate the repoit that oil had been found In that section of counto He came home Iedtral the same day with a small bottle of very J dark oil found In an old well that was being cleaned out for the puipose of In csttgatlng a previously reported find The well had been dug several years ago and abandoned on account of oil lit the water It was oilgtnally about thirty feet deep On cleaning It out a considerable lot of oil was found although the bottom had not liccn reached when Mr Nixon left Mr Nixon and associates have considerable land already leased besides owning several tracts themselves The recent find has revived the oil excitement with fnlr prospect of early boring by those Interested In thc land oil Bcatty Beau Heau Heau Beau Beau Jober Buffalo rirjan Cblti Ceiipt Drillers Ulxh Kivplre Kureka Grrrlck Hlggins

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  1. The Houston Post,
  2. 21 Jul 1901, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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