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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA VOLUME XXXIV ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1934 NUMBER 1O Come Too Late to Save Grain Crops But Will Aid Other Crops WftTEBlPPLY LOW Grasshoppers and Chinch Bugs Still Present Grave Menace Speaks Here Saturday Jjy HappenHlgS 111 Pontotoc County Oil Fields CHICAGO. June bun come to parched farms or the west, but In many places too late to pour life Uiclt Into burned grain fields. Water wan still precious In xpile of heavy rains In seven mates last night. Additional rains wen- forecast generally for tin ravaged area, lending hope (hut the peak of six weeks drouth damage has been reached. Although rain fell In Iowa. Illinois. Wisconsin, Minnesota. North Dakota, Nebraska and In- diana, n survey showed today that much of the early small grain was beyond redemption mid the need for Immediate relief acute.. South Dakota farmers their imiall grains heavily damaged, watched for ruins in save forage crops. Idaho estimated Its water sup- ply only 56 per cent of normal. Double the J250.IMIO drouth re- lief fund the stale was declared necessary to save periled districts. In Utah the water supply was from 10 to 40 per cent normal. Its SfloO.OOO drouth relief pro- gram was estimated to make ill! only from 15 to 20 per cent ot thr deficiency. A Plan was con- sidered of moving farmers out ot thw worst drouth areas. Meiwct TOM A.WLI.V i (from Dully) I In the Fills field. J. C. Shaffer I today wan at 580 feet at tho No. 1 A. J. Harden well In 30-2-7, j a "replacement" test for the one which several weeks ago wen: on a spree as a wild gasser and was quelled only by belns filled with cement. At the No. 2 Dawes Harden of J. E. Crosble, Inc.. offset to the No. 1 Harden In 30- 2-7 which Is producing from the Gllcreuse sand, pit and cellar were being dug today. E. H. Mooro In setting casing to feet at the ,No. 2 Wlr- Ick In 29-2-7. No. 1 J. Nor- rls, In 13-2-fi, today was at 4.330 feet; Ward 'Merrlck No. 1 Norrls, In at feet. Delaney and''Others No. 2 Craddock, In 25-2-fi, was at l.r.80 feel. Magnolia .No. 1 Morris, In 18- The Wisconsin state depart- ment of agriculture reported livestock feed virtually exhausted other states being looked to for the purchase of supplies. Tin grasshopper menace In northern counties WOH as great an thw lack of moisture. The Iowa department of agri- culture cited chinch hugs as tin most threat to Ihelr crops. Heavy rains within 10 days would save the corn crop. In Nebraska the feed situation was the most serious, assuring some forced reduction of cattU supplies. Wheat was virtually a lota failure In western Kansas, bu the crisis was not reached In tin corn crop. stockmen haiilei water. Abnormal rains In were held by Arnold King, de parlmenl of agricultural statistic Ian. as the only hope for catllt nnd crops. A foodstuffs carry over removed the danger of fnm Ine. Mi-vice. 11 UN Farmers In New Mexico wert receiving surplus commodity feei and food for cattle and Innabl tants. The water situation gener ully was not acute. Government purchases of cat tie relieved tlie condition on bad- ly burnt ranges in eastern Mon- tana, and regular rtllef gener- ally was underway. In Ohio the condition was de- scribed as tin- worst In 20 years, with corn, wheat and oats more than .10 per cent retarded. Heavy rains were the hope of the Illinois corn crop, as a state survey was underway to place Illinois farmers under tlie federal work relief program. Damage to crops and pastures was general In Indiana. The situation wax described as near the danger line in Michigan, Oregon. California. Arizona, with feed danger the most serious. Texas was described as In "pretty good shape." -loldenville Man to Make Three Speeches. Maud, Adn and Conlgate Tom Anglin. democratic can- i or. In part ot tho Bebec "area, waiting for water. In the Fills Held, derrick was being skldaVd today to the loca- tion of the No. 2 Dawes Harden of J. E. Crosble, Inc., In northwest of southwest of northeast of 30-2-7. an offset north of the No, 1 Dawes Harden producer. Magnolia No. 1 Lewis. In 19-2-7. today was drilling at feet; Manahan-Sledge No. 1 J. Norrls, In 13-2-G, was at 4.440 feet: De- laney and others No. 2 jCraddock In 25-2-fi, was at feet. Ed Moore No., 2 Wlrlck, In 29-2-7. was waiting on cement after setting casing to 3.350 feet; Ward Merrlck No. 1 Norrls. In 14-2-0 was shut down tempora- rily; j'. C. Shaffer No. 1 A. J. Har- den. In 30-2-7. was waiting on cement after Hotting pipe at-690 feet. Northeast of tho granen activi- ties. In 7-3-S, the Utidco No. 1 Re- 2-7. whlnh h'as had a stuck drill I ulna Mayer was at 1.432 today, stem nnd later a fishing job. has' fished out all that -'IS left down to feet of tho "bottom now. Total depth of the well is feet. Magnolia No. 1 Lewis, in 19- 2-7, today was at feet In the IIunton lime. In the Bebee field. Midcontln- ont No. 1 Burke, In 2G-5-4, was starting to drill today. Mnnahan No. i Gray, In 25-5- lidale for governor, will speak! 4. Is waiting for water. Deaner- n Ada Saturday afternoon at No. 3 ,Gray In 2u-o-4 fo- relock, according tc. Intorma- day was at 2.445 feet Ion given out at t'.ie local cam-1 Viola limn, and the NO. feet. lalgn headquarters. Tin; exact location for the speaking will be announced later, >ut It will probably be down own. Hand music will help enter- tain tlie crowd as It gathers, A local hand will furnish part nt i the entertainment and another I band will come down irom tfi-m- Reports from Rebce and In tho 4 Gray, also In 25-5-4. at 1.D40 feet. Kiddle and Itumsey No. 1 Harncs In 21-5-4, was at Near Steedmnn. the Rudco No, 1 Mayer, In 7-3-8. today was at 1.385 feet. Dully) Holds today told of progress Mr. Anglin will speak at Maud drilling, waiting on cement to set at here at 3 o'clock,
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