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stanno� j� /�etoos T*optoi*TH Federated Women Convene in Poplar Roosevelt County Legion Ball Teams Begin Play May 22 The Federated Women's Clubs, Montana District Five, convened in Poplar Friday and Saturday of last week for their bi-annual convention. Highlight of the two-day event was the Friday evening banquet at the Poplar Legion Club. Shown at the speakers' table from left to right are Mr?. John Cromer. Cut Bank, first state vice president; Mrs. C. F. Hogeboom, Baker, state president: Mrs. Robert Clark. Poplar, president of the host club and master of ceremonies at the dinner; Mrs. Alex Torkelson, Glasgow, president of district 5; Mrs. G. J. Waller, Two Producing Wells Completed In Poplar Field Two more producing well were completed in the Poplar field this week, one each by Murphy Cor. poration and Deep Rock. The two wells add still more to the potential production of the field which is already considered the most prolific in the Williston ba-sin. The Murphv No. 56 unit, which is in the prorated area of the field, was completed during the week in the A-zone and has been cut back to flow at the prescribed rate of 150 barrels per day. It is flowing through a 6 64 choke with a tubing flow pressure of 950 pounds and a water cut of 'irr. The Deep Rock No. 1 Tribal was also completed during the week. The. well is flowing at a reported rate of 250 barrels per day. The Murphy Corporation has not yet announced a new location for the Zach Brooks rig which completed No. 56. The Wilcox no. : Krall on land leased from the Roosevelt Mid-County Oil Co.. located north of Brockton, was down to 4108 late last week where they halted fur repairs. The Murphy Sohio tt D'Orsey No. 1 Tribal was down to 3450 Monday and was ongage<l in a fishing operation. The California No. 1 Elizabeth Grimm, which caused considerable excitement two months ago with an apparent discovery in the C zone of the Charles which flowed 19 barrels per hour on a drill stem test, has continued to drill deeper in search of lower pay zones. They were last reported at 9365 feet which is deeper than the original schedule which called for 9200 feet in the Winnipeg sand. No commercial fin.Is have been reported below the C zone. Vic Penner Sells Grocery Store to Wolf Point Man Victor Penner announced this week that he had sold his grocery and market in Poplar to Howard Lapkc of Wolf Point. The new owners will take over the business May 15 and will open for business Monday. May 16. Mr. and Mrs. Penner will move to Columbia Falls, Mont., where they own a farm home. Mr. Penner said that he sold only the business ;md fixtures and that he still retains ownership of the store building and other property locally. RICHARD F. BENEDICT DIES AT DEVILS LAKE Richard F. Benedict died May 2 at Devils Lake. N. D.. and funeral services were held there. Graveside services are being held today. Friday, in Poplar with Rev. John P Kendrigan officiating. An obituary will be published next week. State Line Club Trial Is Postponed Trial of Emil Christiansen, proprietor of the State Line Club has been postponed until Friday, May "3, at 2 p.m. Christiansen is now free on bail of $500 pending his trial on charges of "possession of gambling equipment." 1 Project Leaders Attend Training Session at Poplar Roosevelt county project club leaders met Tuesday afternoon in the armory in Poplar for a training session on the lesson "The Common Cold" which will be presented to clubs in the county later this month. Frances Hixson MacDonald. rural health specialist, (conducted the training session. Mrs. O. L. Stenslie. county health nurse was also pre-sent for the meeting. Also present at the meeting was Frank Stevens of Hereford. England, who is making a tour of the country under the sponsorship of the agricultural extension service. He gave a talk about his native land :ind answered many questions. Mrs. Gerald Reinlasoder and Mrs. Glenn Bunnell represented the Poplar club group ana served lunch to these at the meeting. Scobey, first district vice president: Mrs. Paul Austen, Malta district secretary: and Mrs. James Appenzcller, Circle, president of district 6. The second picture shows a general view of the banquet �The Poplar Standard Photos STREET PAVING PROJECT NOW GOING FORWARD The long-awaited street paving project for Poplar got under way Wednesday when earth moving crews for the Kiely Construction Cpmpany started work on the streets just south of the school campus. F.arth from this street is being hauled to form a new road to the railroad yards. The present road will be closed when the paving job is complete. The first step in the project will be the removing of a considerable amount of diit to bring the various streets to the proper grade so that when the paving is finally in place there will be adequate drainage. The new paving is expected to provide surface drainage for nearly all streets and do away with many of the catch basins now in use. The earth moving machinery is attracting a lot of attention and a large number of spectators were on hand to watch the project get under way. City officials have issued a warning to parents to keep small children away from the places where construction is in progress. It is hard for the operators of these ponderuos earth moving machines to do their work and watch out for the children. A little watchfulnes on the part of parents may prevent a serious if not tragic accident. The Poplar Junior Legion Baseball team will swing into action Sunday. May 22, when the Fort Peck Juniors come to Poplar for an afternoon game. The Poplar lads will play an eleven-game schedule in district 4. and all Poplar home games with the exception of the season opener will be played under the lights in the new Poplar ball park. With the Junior Legion games played under the lights, most Poplar fans should be able to attend the games and larger patronage of fans is expected. Schedules for the three teams in the county. Poplar. Culbertson and Wolf Point follow: Sunday. May 22�Fort Peck at Poplar: Ophcim at Wolf Point and Culbertson at Glasgow. Sunday. May 29 � Poplar at Opheim: Wolf Point at Plentywood; and Culbertson at Fort Peck. Monday. Mav 30�Plentywood at Poplar: Culbertson at Peerless: and Wolf Point at Glasgow. Wednesday, June 1�Culbertson at Poplar. Saturday. June 4�Fort Peck at Wolf Point. Sunday. June 5�Glasgow at Poplar: Wolf Point at Peerless; Opheim at Culbertson. Wednesday. June 8�Wolf Point at Poplar. Saturday. June II�Plentywood at Culbertson. Sunday. June 12�Peerless at Poplar: Culbertson at Wolf Point. Wednesday, June 15�Ophiem at Poplar. Saturday. June 18�Fort Peck at Culbertson; Plentywood at Wolf Point. Sunday. June 19�Poplar at Fort Peck: Glasgow at Culbertson; and Wolf Point at Opheim. Saturday, June 25�Poplar at Plenlvwood; Peerless at Culbertson; and Glasgow at Wolf Point. Sunday. June 26�Poplar at Culbertson: Wolf Point at Fort Peck. Wednesday. June 29�Poplar at Glasgow. Saturday. July 2�Peerless at Wolf Point; and Culbertson at Opheim. Sunday. July 3�Poplar at Wolf Point; Culbertson at Plentywood. Monday, July 4�Poplar at Peer-less: Wolf Point at Culbertson. Some of these games may be changed by mutual consent of the managers and coaches of both teams. Warren Helmer to Graduate from Officer's School Mr. and Mrs. Howard Helmer left Tuesday from Williston by plane for New York City from where they will travel to Newport. R.I.. to be present at the graduation of their son, Warren, from the Naval Officers Training Academy. Warren, who is a graduate of Poplar high school, will have the rank of Ensign in the U. S. Navy upon graduation. Warren was one of those to complete the difficult training course, and many of the men who started with him failed to make the grade and graduate as naval officers. The Poplar Standard "Voice of The Oil City" Vol. 46 No. 28 Poplar, Roosevelt County. Montana. Friday, May 6. 1955 HOME BUILDING | District Women's Clubs Bi-Annual Session in Poplar POPLAR LIONS NEW POLICE OFFICER HIRED FOR POPLAR Henry Gerlock. who has served on the Poplar police force for several years, has turned in his re-signation to the Poplar City Council. A new officer. Joe Elliott, of Hardin has been secured to take his place, and he will arrive in Poplar this week. Mr. Elliott will move his wife and two children to Poplar in the near future. Hoover Writes A selection taken from "Crime Challenges The Church" by J. Edgar Hoover. "It has become imperative that every' American arouse himself to the urgent necessity of instituting ; in each community a wide variety . of activities, programs and policies. I designed to counteract the present I trend. Respect for the law. per-i sonal liberty, life and property i must be preached, taught and prac-\ ticed. There must be a veritable ! crusade against crime. The church-\ es have a vital part in making ; contact with our youth in redeem-; ing and restoring the American home, in providing inspirational religious leadership to make America the law abiding. God fearing ! nation our forefathers designed I it to be." To Install New Officers May 16 The regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary was held Monday night May 2. at the American Legion Club room with Edna Wynia and Ann Cole as hostesses. Meeting was called to order by Pres. Ella Zimmerman. Child Welfare committee reported on a letter from the local club's adopted boy at Miles City whereupon it was voted to send $2.50 to him for a school annual. Legislative chairman reported that the American Legion is renewing their work on the National Security Training Bill through "Ooeration Re-load." PoDDy committee reported that the Posters for the Poppy Poster contest are ready and that they will be placed in the hands of the judging committee within the week. Poppies will be sold May 28. Social activities committee re-Dorted that so far Carol Saboe is high in the bridge contest for the year and Ruth Street high in the whist contest. Millie Mathiason and Carol Saboe. delegates to the Spring Convention held at Hinsdale last Saturday, gave reports of the meeting. Carol Saboe was elected and installed as 2nd vice president for District 1. It was voted by the unit to serve a turkey dinner Sunday May 22. Committee in charge of arrange-ments is as follows: Norma McGow-an. Carol Saboe. Gwenn Frerich and Inez Hauer. The next and final meeting will be May 16. At that time there will be installation of officers with the new members as hostesses. BROCKTON AREA HARD HIT BY HEAVY RAINS The past week has been one of heavy rains in this area with the Brockton community being particularly hard hit. Monday night saw heavy rainfall all over the area, but in Brockton and north the Monday evening downpour was reported to have exceeded 4 inches in about two hours. Both east and west of Brockton water was running over Highway 2. Water rolled down off the hills and over the highway halting traffic for a short time. The heavy rain did considerable damage to seeded wheat fields. In some cases grain was washed out and in other places it was covered with mud washed from the hills and coulees. North in the Poplar oil field area bridges were washed out and roads damaged by the heavy rain. Planting already delayed by wet ground in the low places was again set back and many low fields had water standing in them Tuesday. While the rain was much heavier to the north and east, in Poplar 1.46 inches were received. The temperatures were up during the past week and Sunday in Poplar was a real summer day with a high official reading of 86 degrees. The week's weather for Poplar was reported as follows: Max. Min. Prec. April 28 ............ 55 36 .00 April 29 ............ 78 30 .00 April 30 ............ 75 37 .00 May 1 ............ 86 42 .00 May 2 ........ 79 49 .00 May 3 ............ 54 35 1.45 May 4 ............ 63 34 .01 Saddle Club to Meet The Poplar Saddle Club will meet May 6 at 8 o'clock p.m. at the usual place. SERIES TO END The fourth and final immunization day sponsored by the Poplar Lions club will be held Saturday. May 7. at the Poplar Armory. Free immunizations and vaccinations will be given from 10 a.m. until noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. The free immunizations will provide protection against diptheria. whooping cough and tetanus, and vaccinations for smallpox are also included. The program was provided mainly for pre-school and grade school children in the Poplar school dis-trick However, high school children, who have been previously immunized against one of the four diseases, may receive booster shots or vaccinations Saturday without charge. The cummitte strongly urges parents who have started their children on the series of shots to attend the clinic Saturday and get their final shots, or if they arc unable to be present Saturday, they should make sure the shots are comnleted by the family doctor. A series of three shots arc required to provide full scale immunity for three years against diptheria. whooping cough and tetanus. One successful vaccination for smallpox is all that is required. Booster shots are required every three to four years until adulthood is reached to keep the immunity at an effective level of protection. PROJECT FOR POPLAR ASSURED A project to build 10 to 15 new homes in Poplar during the coming summer now seems assured according to Jack Smith of Glen-dive who is handling the sales. The construction will be done by F. A. Ripley. Inc.. of Billings. The big problem in building homes in Poplar has been the securing of mortgage money to finance the homes that need to be built. This financing has been arranged by Mr. Ripley through the Voluntary Home Mortgage Credit Program. Under this program financing is provided only on homes which are purchased before construction starts. Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Mr. Ripley were in Poplar Wednesday of this week and completed transactions on several homes. They will be in Poplar again Wednesday of next week, but it will be necessary to complete the sales on the project next week in order that construction may be completed this summer. The Ripley firm hopes to start work early in June and plans to complete the houses by September 1. The Ripley firm, which has built a great many homes in Glendive, Billings and many smaller towns in the area, plans to construct about 150 homes this year. Terms being offered in this pro-ject which meet with FHA and | VA financing require from 10 to 15 percent down and where the person owns his own lot. this can be used to cover a large part of the down payment. The Ripley firm offers houses as low as $9.500 and terms extend for as much as 25 years. Houses warranted for one year against any defect in workmanship and materials. The labor for the construction project will be secured locally as far as possible according to Mr. Ripley. He said that not only would all possbile local labor be employed, but that his company will offer local contractors a chance to bid on part of the construction as sub-contractors. Contracts for electric wiring, plumbing, cement work, roofing, and dirt moving are among the projects to be offered to local contractors. Polio Vaccination Plans Soon Ready Mrs. O. L. Stenslie. Roosevelt County Nurse, reports that complete- schedules and information on the coming Salk polio vaccinations is expected to be ready by next week. GAME WARDENS BEGIN PHEASANT CROW COUNTING Pheasant crowing counts will start May I in all Montana pheasant country, said William Berfe-son, upland bird biologist. Montana Fish and Game Department. The count will continue through May 31. Crow counts will be taken by state game wardens working with seven district biologists in all irrigated and bcnchland areas, typical pheasant habitat. Bergeson said. The men will drive assigned routes, about 20 miles in length over secondary roads in 37 counties. The drivers will stop at I-mile intervals on the route, get out of the car at each stop, count all calls for 2 minutes, drive on a mile, and repeat the proceedure to the end of the route. Bergeson explained. Each route will be covered on an average of 4 times in a season. Crow counts arc based on the known fact that male pheasants crow at regular intervals, said Bergeson. and the number of roosters in an area can be counted by call heard during the two-minute periods, one-half hour before and one hour after sunrise. When results of the crowing counts have been tabulated, an index of the compiled information, when compared to indices from previous years, will give biologists an idea of the population trends for the coming year. The crow counts, sex ratios and brood information are used as the basis for recommendations for the fall hunting seasons. House Action to Save Money for County Schools Action in the House of Representatives has cancelled several thousands of dollars in debts owed the federal government by school districts In Roosevelt county according to word received from Congressman Lee Metcalf. In 1935 the government loaned a total of $657.939 to certain school districts for construction purposes. These districts were those in which there was a large amount of tax-free Indian lands. Under the terms of the loan the school districts were to pay this back over a perold of 30 years by having � the government withhold a part of the tuition payments for the education of Indian children. The original bill on the subject was introduced in the House by Congresman Orvin Fjare of Montana and provided for canceling the outstanding debt and paying back to the districts the money already paid. However, Fjare's bill was put aside in favor of the bill which stopped future payments. The action taken by the House, if it becomes law would mean a saving of $10.833 to the Poplar school district; $21.666 to the Wolf Point school district; $17.333 to Brockton; $10.838 to Frazer: and various other districts in the state for total of $295.572. NEW POPLAR CITY COUNCIL TAKES OFFICE The Poplar city council met Monday evening. May 2. and seated the newly-elected council for the coming two years Afrer the old council was called to order, they passed on the qqualifications of the newly-elected members and declared Robert Voorhees and Otis Dahl to be seated in the west ward and Chris Gorder in the east ward. Mayor J. M, Nass was also seated is mayor. After the new council took office, they declared a vacancy to exist in the east ward since Sig Thompson, who was duly elected in that ward, could not qualify. The first item of business for the new council was allowing and ordering payment of bills against the city. Mayor Nass then made the following appoin-ments which were approved by the council: Donald Cole, city clerk and attorney; Reid Gwin. chief of police; Floran Martin, fire chief and water commissioner; and Fred Rettig. street commissioner. The latter appointment carried a raise in salary of $25 per month over the previous j-ear. The members of the council elected Otis Dahl president of the council. The president acts in the absence of the mayor. After the general session the mayor called a closed session of the council for a conference with Chief Reid Gwin on police department matters. POPLAR SCHOOL SECURES NEW SUPERINTENDENT The Poplar School Board signed a contract last week with George L. Erickson of Wibaux as superintendent of the Poplar school system for the coming year. He will replace A. L. Cooper who resigned to accept a similar position with the Hamilton. Mont., schools. Mr. Cooper had headed the Poplar schools for the past eight years. Supt. Erickson lias had 15 years experience a s a superintendent and school administrator. He will arrive in Poplar the latter part of June to take over his duties. Other teachers on the school faculty who have signed contracts to return next year are Eunice Swank. Ben Bordo, Ralph Lack-man. Alfred Simonsen Ethel Taylor. Josephine Hayes. Verna Hoff. Eleanor Simonsen. Effie Pentz, Phyllis Lauridsen, Pearl Lotz and Raymond Kramer. HOWARD HELMER NEW PRESIDENT OF LIONS CLUB Howard Helmer was elected president of the Poplar Lions club for the coming year at the regular meeting of the club held Tuesday evening at the Bushaw Cafe following the dinner. Other officers elected included Lou Street, first vice president: Ben Frederick, second vice president: Richard Osweiler. third vice president; Glenn Bunnell, secretary-treasurer; and John Taflin and Gene Theroux directors. tHope McDonald was present at the meeting as a representative of the Indian Women's Home Demonstration Club, and invited Lion members and their wives to attend a meeting May 9 to discuss mutual problems for the betterment of the community. The proposed garbage collection ordinance worked out by the committee was presented and members discussed the various provisions. After receiving suggestions from the floor the committee chairman. Dr. Samuel Gullo. called another meeting to iron out some of the objections and present a f.nal ordinance draft at the next meeting. Some discussion was held on taking care of the deficit for the dinner dance and it was finally decided to take the mone> from club funds. The "guessing game" conducted the previous week by Peder Moe on the school budget was checked against official budget figures and Harold Hunt was found to be the closest to the correct total of $278.-741 Since Harold's guess was within $1.000 of the correct budget. Mr. Moe presented a check for $100 to the Poplar Hospital fund. He then conducted another guessing contest on items in the budget, but no one same close enough to the correct answer to win any additional cash for the hospital.. The guessing con-trst provoked considerable discus-sion of school cost, and the results attained, both during the mee'ing and afterwards Tuesday evening. May 10 was set as one of the official par* clean-up nights. Any club member who fails to take part in at least one of the two clean-up nights will have to pay $5 into the club treasury. Favored with nice weather, the fifth district of Montana Federated Women's clubs held a very successful convention in Poplar Friday and Saturday. There were 12 towns of the 15 in the district represented at the bi-annual meeting. The meeting opened at convention headquarters in the First Presbyterian church with registration Friday morning. The first official event was the noon luncheon served in the basement of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic church. The convention proper opened at one o'clock in the main auditorium of the Prsbyterian church and the formal opening was preceded by 15 minutes of organ music by Mrs. Olive Mitchell of Poplar. Mrs. Alex Torkelson of Glasgow, district president, presided over the business sessions of the convention. During the afternoon, reports were heard from all of the district standing committees as well as I from district and state officers. A I coffee break was enjoyed at mid-| afternoon with Poplar club members as hostesses. In the evening the convention banquet was served in the Legion club. The May pole theme was used in the table decorations During the banquet the honored guests were introduced. Mrs. C. F. Hogeboom. state president, was the main speaker of the evening. A conservation film was shown by County Agent Don Hunter and group singing was enjoyed. Saturday morning the final convention, session was held, officers were elected and the host city for the 1957 convention was selected. Newly - elected district officers are Mrs. G. J. Waller. Scobey. President: Mrs. C. R. Lodmell. Brockton, first vice president: Mrs. Oliver Lien. Brockton, second vice president: Mrs. O. R. Hagen. Poplar, secretary: and Mrs. Vern Man* gis. Loring. treasurer. The invitation of Scobey to hold the 1957 convention in that city | was accepted. State officers present for the convention included: Mrs. C. F. Hogeboom. Baker, president: Mrs. John Cromer. Butte, and Mrs. Paul Wolk of Cut Bank, state vice pre-sidenLs. Mrs. James Appenzeller of Circle, president of District 6 was also a special guest at the convention. NEW SANITARY REQUIREMENTS SET ON WHEAT Montana wheat growers are advised by Leo S. Kolstad. State Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation administration officer, that 1955 wheat, to be eligible for price support, must meet the new minimum sanitary requirements of the Federal Pure Food and Drug Administration. As previously announced, similar minimum standards also apply to 1954 wheat to be eligible for resealing under the loan program. Kolstad points out that with rare exceptions, wheat produced and placed under loan in this state in the past has been of a purity and quality to easily qualify under the new regulations. He calls attention to the new requirement for loans primarily as an incentive for farmers to see that similar and even greater care will be extended to stored wheat in the future. Farmers planning to ready old storage space in time for the 1955 wheat crop are urged to be particularly careful about cleaning out the structure and preparing it for the new wheat. Where there are evidences of insects the storage space should be sprayed. If there are breaks or openings where birds or rodents can enter, they should be repaired or screened over. All such storage should be located where it is high and dry and where the drainage is good. New structures should be set up with all requirements for loan eligibility in mind. Farmers are reminded that, if the 1955 crop wheat is to be eligible for price support, besides meeting the new sanitary requirements, wheat allotments must be complied with and the wheat must grade No. 3 or better. Wheat grading No. 4 or 5 for test weight only or because it contains durum or red durum, is also eligible. DOLLY AKERS' TRESPASS CASE INTO COURT A $4.200 damage action stemming from aliened trespass on lands in Roosevelt County by oil ilrilling crews has been transferred to Federal District Court in Great Falls. The action was brought by John J. and Dolly Akers against the Murphy Corp. and C. H. Murphy Jr., and originally was filed in Lewis and Clark County District Court at Helena. There Judge George W. Padbury Jr. April 23 ordered the defendants to show cause May 23 why they should not be enjoined from trespass on the Akers lands. The Akers ask the $4.200 on ten counts for damage to nn irrigation diversion dam in Little Poplar Creek, damage to irrigation ditches, damage to crop lands, damage to hay lands and loss of productivity of the lands. According to the complaint, the Murphy employees have been crossing the Akers lands to gain access to a producing oil well and again crossing their lands to go from the producer to another well site. Industrial Arts Classes To Stage Public Exhibit The annual industrial arts exhibit will be held in the Poplar hieh school gym Thursday evening. Mav 12. with the doors open-ins at 7:30. In addition to leather work and wood work made in the various industrial arts classes, the exhibit will include home economies items and grade school art. The industrial arts display will consist of approximately 200 items made during the past year. This will include 125 leather items and 75 items of furniture and similar items made of wood. F.d Beltramini. Industrial arts instructor, said that only items made in his class will be judged. Judging will be by qualified persons out-side the school. First place and honorable mention will be given in each classification in each division. Parents of children in school and the general public is invited to attend the exhibit. CHURCH GROUP PLANS RUMMAGE SALE. LUNCH The Friendship Circle of the Presbyterian church is holding a rummage sale today and tomorrow. Friday and Saturday in the church basement. Friday afternoon the ladies will serve lunch from 2 to 5 p.m. 909344
|Title||The Poplar Standard : Voice of The Oil City 1955-05-06|
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stanno� j� /�etoos T*optoi*TH
Federated Women Convene in Poplar
Roosevelt County Legion Ball Teams Begin Play May 22
The Federated Women's Clubs, Montana District Five, convened in Poplar Friday and Saturday of last week for their bi-annual convention.
Highlight of the two-day event was the Friday evening banquet at the Poplar Legion Club. Shown at the speakers' table from left
to right are Mr?. John Cromer. Cut Bank, first state vice president; Mrs. C. F. Hogeboom, Baker, state president: Mrs. Robert Clark. Poplar, president of the host club and master of ceremonies at the dinner; Mrs. Alex Torkelson, Glasgow, president of district 5; Mrs. G. J. Waller,
Two Producing Wells Completed In Poplar Field
Two more producing well were completed in the Poplar field this week, one each by Murphy Cor. poration and Deep Rock. The two wells add still more to the potential production of the field which is already considered the most prolific in the Williston ba-sin.
The Murphv No. 56 unit, which is in the prorated area of the field, was completed during the week in the A-zone and has been cut back to flow at the prescribed rate of 150 barrels per day. It is flowing through a 6 64 choke with a tubing flow pressure of 950 pounds and a water cut of 'irr.
The Deep Rock No. 1 Tribal was also completed during the week. The. well is flowing at a reported rate of 250 barrels per day.
The Murphy Corporation has not yet announced a new location for the Zach Brooks rig which completed No. 56.
The Wilcox no. : Krall on land leased from the Roosevelt Mid-County Oil Co.. located north of Brockton, was down to 4108 late last week where they halted fur repairs.
The Murphy Sohio tt D'Orsey No. 1 Tribal was down to 3450 Monday and was ongage