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 - ON REDRIVEK Turner Ample By TONY PRICE News...
ON REDRIVEK Turner Ample By TONY PRICE News Farm Editor KIOMATIA—Rapid flowing artesian wells that would solve many small city's water problems promise new insurance for the water hungry irrigation system on "the R. C. Turner farm. The veteran oilman, who operates the sprawling Riid River bottom place developed by the late Macklin Adkisson, has discovered new sources of wa^er in the deep sands bordering the bmindar y stream. ~\ Using an electric log from an old oil well test, Turner struck water at 370 feet which flows 457 gallons a minute without pump. He figures he can develop 937 gallons a minute on pump. He drilled the first near the house, getting 200 gallons a minute flow from 400 feet. Drillers expected to bring in a third well at 370 feet sometime Saturday. <4 \Ve'lI irrigate anything we can grow," Turner explained. Right he has 200 acres cotton allotment earmarked for irrigation. Pumping out of Red River this year—the second year for river

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 02 Sep 1956, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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