The Flora Journal-Record
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VOLUME IX THB roORNAIi, VoL Bl. No. 28
FLORA. ILLINOIS, THURSDAY. JULY 14. 1921
OIL WELL im
Work Began Last Friday oa tlie
Joha Snyder Fann Mile Sooth-
East of Flora
DOWN ABOUT SOO FEBT NOW
Tho third test well of the loca) oil and gas company began drilling on the John Snyder farm. Just sough, east ot Flora, on last Friday and good progress is being made, a depth ot about 300 feet having been reached.
Formationa seem quite different from the other irells and the drilling wlll be %atched with Interest.
Following is a "log" of the well, furnished us by tbe Secretary, E. H. Arbuthnot: Ft. Ft. Depth.
1 to 10 10 Soil 6 Sand
15 Sandy Lime
16 Lime 26 SbUe 76 Sand (Freshwater)
Water rises to within about 14 ft ot the level of the ground. Practically no water
, until around 126 tt.) 2 Lime
43 Light, soft Lime
OF TOI^ OUKST8
145 to 147 147 to 190
^190 to S»2 102 Lime and Slate.
Rolla Cralie, 14, and Leslie Low¬ rey, 17, wore arrested at Carlyle on Tueaday, baving in their possessloii, among otber things two new rifles. They admitted that the rifles were stolen in Flora on the night ot Jii^y Fourth.
Inauiry disclosed that the rifles belonged to James & Lindsey. ot tbls olty. though they had: not discovered their loss until the fact was telephon¬ ed from Carlyle and Inquiry was made. Deputy Sheriff Ira Speaks •waat to Carlyle Wednesday and je- tomed witb the prisoners; They -#«re 'h«M in bonds of |60o in de¬ fault ot which tbey were taken to jail at Louisville.