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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1938, Abilene, Texas t WISTTOAS' NEWSMKR gttnlene "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO PRILNDS OR FOES WE SKKIVH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron VOL. LVril, NO. 46. ABILENE, TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 14, PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS THREE DAYS AHEAD OF POST Hughes Lands At Fairbanks, Heads For New York MAY-DECEMBER That age Is no barrier to love Is demonstrated by Herbert D. Boutall, 63-year-old retired machinist of Athol, Mass., and his wife. 16-year-old Ann May. who are shown above In a blissful moment Just after their marriage, Boutall said he feels 40 and expects to live many years. And Ann May says he Li "yount, too.'1 Wildcat Gauge Under Estimate Throckmorton Well Flows Barrel Per Minute, Then Quits By CHARLIE ELLIS Reporter-News Oil Editor THROCKMORTON. July 13. Following a flow of more than a barrel per minute on a short gauge today, the Jones A: Stasney and Groover Rose No. I Charles T. Brockman was shut In for lowering of five-Inch casing to Hie lop of the pay horizon. The southwestern Throckmortsri county deep wildcat discovery, be- lieved' producing from the Marble falls lime at feet, was turned into storage tanks this aft- ernoon to make 34 barrels of li gravity oil In 30 minutes. It stop- ped flowing shortly afterwards. DUE ACID TREATMENT The well was shut in so that five- Inch casing, set to 4.-V36 feet, could be undcrreamed to the top of the pay horizon at feet before fur- ther testing. The wildcat probably will be treat- ed with acid. Its now this after- noon was ilnder the original esti- mate of 5.000 to 10.000 barrels. It had been opened originally for .short flows for about 15 minufes each, and had flowed a solid stream of oil over Ihe lop of the mast. On a flow yesterday, the well indicated such high pressure that frost col- lected on the control head. Today, the pressure needle swung against the mark, as high as it could go. but It failed to flow steadily more than its 30-inin- ute head Into tankage. Two 200- barrel tanks had been erected at the side for tiie gauge. DEEP TEST SHUT DOWX The wildcat Is In the center of a 4.000-BCre block assembled by Jones
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