Issue 18 and Volume 1891 9.

WELL DRILLING NOTES At Morgantown, W. Va., S. D. Hirschman, T. M. Jackson, E. M. Grant and others have incorporated the Occident company to sink gas and oil wells. The capital stock is to be not more than $50,000. Advices from Williamstown, W. Va., state that Samuel Biddle and Benjamin Beeson have leased the Grabee farm, and will sink oil wells upon it. It is reported that arrangements are being made for sinking an artesian well at Buena Vista (P. O. Waco), Texas. W. H. James, Alvin March, A. C. Drake and others have incorporated a $1,000,000 stock company to sink oil wells in Brownwood, Tex. The principal office will be at Denver, Col. The contract for an artesian well system of water-works at Channing, Tex., has been awarded to a Mr. Hamlin of Amarillo. Of the four 6.inch wells put in for Dempsey’s bleachery at Pawtucket, R. I., the…

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