Well-Drilling Notes.

Issue 24 and Volume 8.

Well-Drilling Notes. —The artesian well at the Taylor (Texas) water-works is now 1945 feet deep, and going down at the rate of five feet in twelve hours, through solid limestone. They expected to get water this week. —The West Bay City (Mich.) council has decided to spend not more than $300 for sinking a well to test for a municipal water supply. —The contract for boring the artesian well at El Paso, Tex., was let to D. McDougall for $15,500. —A Los Banos (Cal.) dispatch says: “The artesian well is being sunk rapidly, and it will be only a short lime before Los Banos will be supplied with pure, fresh water. Perhaps natural gas will furnish light, as indications are good for an abundance of it, but until then an electric light will be used.” —The Hurricane Oil Company will sink a new oil well at Winfield, W. Va. —The…

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