AUGUST GASOLINE SALES
GASOUNB RHFINHD IN THE STATE OF MONTANA DURING THE
MONTH OF AUGUST, 11
Arro Oil * Refining Company....
Aronow, Boris A. S--
Big West Oil Company.......
Continental Oil Company.
Cut Bank Refining Company.
Deloralne Refining Company.
W. P. Dunlap Refinery.
Gallatin Valley Co-operative .
Glacier Production Company...
Havre Oil Refining Company.
Hole Brothers Refinery
Home Oil & Refining Company.
2 . 14
D. Eugene Hunt.-.
Cal. Co. 482,685 Shell Oil 737,047
Mlnntana Oil Company .....
Morton Refining Co.
C. A. McKeehan.
Northwest Refining Co.
Ohio Oil Company. Dry Ck.
Ohio Oil Company, Shelby
Red Lodge Refinery-....
River Dome Oil Company
Snow Cap Oil Company.
C L. Smith Refinery.
Yale Oil Corp., Kalispell ....
Yale Oil Corp., Billings.
GASOLINE IMPORTED INTO THE STATE OF MONTANA DURING THE
MONTH 4MP AUGUST, 1988.
Associated Oil Company....-.
California Company -
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR-.
H. Earl Clack Company.
Continental Oil Company.
Farmers Union, Beach.....
Farmers Union, Grenora..
Farmers Union, Wllllston-
Gilman Oil Company, Beach..
Memmott OH Company -
Mid-Continent OH Company.X.
Montana-Dakota OH Company.
Park Refining Company.
Puritan Oil Company.
Resolute OH Corporation.—
Shell OH Company.
Socony-Vacuum OH Company.
Aberdeen, S. D.
Socony-Vacuum Oil Company.
Kansas City, Mo.
OH Co.. Billings.
10 , 21 «
Standard OH Co. Denver..—
Sturols Refinery .
The Texas Company, Butte.
Texas Company. Minneapolis ........
Wyoming Gas & OH Company..
Yale OH Corporation, Billings—.
BEB US FOR REPAIRS
On all malraa and type* of
We carry a complete stock of
parts and there will be
no delay in servicing
Send ns your next electrical job
We clean and repair all
types of radiators.
GREAT FALLS FLORAL
L. T. "Lou" Sontag
Great Falls, Montana
FLOWERS FOB WEDDINGS, FUNERALS
OB ANY OCCASION
When in the Falls pay "Lou
Product of the
Out Bank. Montana
FOURTH TABER WELL
REPORTS OIL SHOW
No. 4 well in the Taber crude oil
field, struck an encouraging oil
show in shale just overlying the
Clancey sands. The oil is similar
to that coming from the producing
No. 2 an eight mile west. It runs
27 gravity. The strike is merely
a show (but the well has not yet
been drilled in. The strike was
made below 3.20Q * eet -
Curlously. say oil men who vis
ited the well, No. 4, is 29 feet deep
er than No. 2, which is producing
water with the oil. No. 4 is mak
ing no water.
Oil Trade Notes
Of Interest to Refiners and Marketers
MOTORJlST SAVES »45. BIT TAX TAKES »85
If the average American motorist had paid the same price for gaso
line In 1937 that he paid in 1923, hi# bill for motor fuel for the year,
excluding taxes, would hare «men »42.44 greater, nearly *6 per cent,
than It actually was. It is «Sttamed hy the American Petroleum In
dustries Committee, .
Because the average price of gasoline in 1937 was only 14 67c per
gallon aa compared withi ILMe in 1923 the motorist might have en
l.ryed a saving of 442.44 1» hi« annual expenditure for motor fuel. (
Increased g^oll™ «»A hoi r* er f reduced thia saving to only
47.07, approximately 85 per cent ot the saving, or 436.37 being absorbed
(ConUnoad from Fa*o one) '
bit off at the pin. The tbit bounce,;
up and the stem and jars passed on
down and the bit landed on top ot
the rest of the string. A futile
fishing job was followed by
tracking and thereafter the lost
tools fell back into the new hole
and again had to be cemented into
In the Sunburst sand they had
enough oil to raise up 76 feet but
the main pay came from the low
Cut Bank at 2921 to 2930. The
upper Cut Bank was from 2895
2921 They drilled into the El
lis to 2938. Although they had set
a 150-foot liner, they were able
to swab and it made 86 barrels
Placed on the pump It made 86 bar
rels indicating that it is a 76 to
New Weil On
tt* c+of« I iiQUi,
His State L«ase
Beginning a program of develop
ment to get crude to supply the
Idaho Refining company plant at
Pocatello, C. P. Castle of Salt
Lake this week started a new well
his State lease in Section
36-35-6W. It is located between
producers, 660 feet east of the west
line and 1155 north of the south
line of the Section, in the center
of the north line of SW'^4 SW^4
36-35-6W. A. B. C«bb will drill
the well and has rig up,
Mose R. Wagner started a well
hls Tribal 178 Tract, location
being 660 feet north of the south
line and 400 feet west of the east
line of Section 12-32-6W. This is
about the center of the lot local
ed in SEVi SB% of the Section,
Wagner is rigging up.
lawler-Hoer-Harlan No. 3 NE
SWVi SW*4 5-33-5W, has com
pleted under-reaming casing down
shut off water found
1 in the Moulton sand at 2670. Hole
1 bottomed at 2760.
Glacier Production-Mating- Unit
No. 1, SE NW >4 SE*4 36-35-BW.
is drilling at 1740.
Glacier Production-State Unit No.
1, ONiL NE (4 SW& 16-34-5W, is
drilling at 1636.
Pardu-Tribal 171 No. i. CEL
SB>4 SW*4 7-32-5W. is shut in
pending construction of a 5,000
barrel storage tank on the lease.
Texaco-Bonnet No. 1 C SE Vi
SB>4 8-32-5W, Is drilling at 2306.
Tcxaco-Government No. 2, C
NW(4 NBVi 17-32-5W, is drilling
Both Texaco wells are in the
North Cut Bank field.
0 n we jj ,}mt turned to
water before it could be control
j ed . n 0 other wells have been dril
led near t b 0 se two northernmost
_ (CoiUiMd from Pago Oao)
Added To Supply
Town Of Shelby
There was one completion in the
Shelby gas field this week, Con
solidated Gas-Hauklaud No. 1, C
SW,% NW% 27-33-2W, getting
2,000.00) cubic feet of gas with 180
pounds pressure at a depth of 1510
152 feet. Tfils is one of two new
weSls supplying Citizens Gas Co.
of Shelby, which company is ex
pending 113,000 in laying two three
and six-inch lines.
On the extreme west end of the
field, in the Midway area, Cassidy
Phoenlx No. 1, CNL NW%NW%
28->35-4W, is atlïl battling caving
fed beds, at a depth of 2003
More than a hundred sacks of ce
I ment have been used to avoid the
necessity of running casing 'before
reaching the Sunburst sand.
East And West
Wells Are 19
On the extreme east end of the
nineteen miles east of the
head OH company's Basher No. 1,
CEL SE *4 SB 14 9-35-1W, wag aban
doned, having had a dry hole at
the lime contact. The drillers con
tinued to 1813, to the first "break"
In the lime and struck a flow of(
jsulphur water which rose 1,000 feet.
Many had expected water at the
contact, but It was dry.
Morton-Morton No, 6. SE SWÎ4
|N®i4 2-4-34-2W. is drilling at 1356.,
JOSEPH S IRWIN
PETROLEUM O BIOLOGIST
CUT BANK. MONTANA
SO*« Glencoe Road. Calgary, Alb.
(Continued from Page une» j
, hey hold back they may be able
!o ge t a premium for their oll.
should this attitude persist, there
will be no further refinery construe
; t ion, aay the sponsors of new re
Principal producers in Cut Bank
have developed their own markets
by making price concessions or by
building or financing their own re
fineries. Included are:
Texas company. Sunburst.2,500
Santa Rita, Cut Bank. „...2,500
Glacier Production, Spokane 2,500
Tarrant, et al, Kalispell and
cut Bank .-.-.1,000
Mont. Headlight. Spokane .... 600,
Cobb-Nadeau, Great Falls. 750
Out ot a. potential of 14.600 bar
re l> Per day there is now contract
l ed about lli250 lbar rel8. leaving
3,250 barrels of dally crude pro
j duct io n , part ot which is pledged to
the She iby refinery to be (built by
; producers 'Refining company.'
1 The juinot plant expects to use
We8t KeTin cru de, amounting to
around 500 barre is per day, and
; Pondera crude, totaling around 500 j
1 barrels, leaving another 1,000 bar
re j s ba made up at Cut Bank,
[ dera j 8 growing more acute. Stan
j dollnd and The Texas company are
i preparing to shut down their leas
^ f or 0 f market and most of
tb e independents are shut down.
p b e only wells operating this win
ter b e the Rice Oil Co. wells.
Rj ce qjj £ 0. ipropertles, including
the famous Fulton-Rice leases, in
Kevin-Sunburst field are shut down j
f or Jack of market, since the Home |
oil Co. plant In Great Falls is run-I
ning mostly on Cut Bank crude, un- !
Meantime the situation in Pon
JAMES EIiWAHU CARTER, Plaintiff,
No relief is in sight from pres
ent refineries, operators point out,
so the hope of the situation Is the
construction of additional large
refineries which will provide -an
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OP THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OP
HIVI'K OF MONTANA. IN A NO
POR THE COUNTV OF CASCADE.
VIRGINIA CARTER, Defendant.
THE STATE OF MONTANA Kend*
Greeting« to the Above Named Defend
oalM, and to Each of Them :
Yon are hereby summoned to answer
the complaint In this action which is
filed in the office of ahe Clerk of this
Ootlrt, a copy of which is herewith
served upon one of you In each County
wherein any of you reside, and to flic
servo a copy there
of upon the plaintiff* attorney within
•wenty days sfer the servie«- of tbl*
Smnmono, exd>u«lve of ' the day
of service, and In case of your failure
to appear or «newer. Judgment will be
taken against yon hy default, for the
relief desnanded In the complaint.
That this is an action for divorce on
the ground and for the reason that for a
period of mon- than one year before the
commencement of this action, the defen
dant deserted and has continued to de
sert and abandon plaintiff against his
will and without his ennset.
Witness my hand and the Seal of said
Court this 3rd day of September. 1038
your answer and
GEOBGB HARPER. Clerk
By J. E. HILOAiHIL Deputy Clerk.
RWANBERO A 8WANBBR0.
Attorney« for Plaintiff.
627-52» Ford Building,
Oe«t Falla, Montana
I>«te of Klr«t Publication, Sept J7.
IN THE DISTRICT COUBT OP THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OP
THE HTATE OP MONTANA. IN AND
POR THE COUNTY OP CASCADE.
NOBLE MERCANTILE OO., INC. ■
RAY H. KEAY« and RUTH A. KEATS,
THE STATE OF MONTANA Head*
Greeting* to the AI «ore Named Defend
ant«. and to Barii of Tk
Ton are hereby Nutnroonod to answer
the complaint In this action which 1 *
filed In the office of the Clerk of thi*
Ooori. a copy ot which la herewith
■erred ui«on one of yon In each County
wherein any of
/ on rewlde, and to file
serve a copy there
of npon the plaintiff* attorney within
twenty day* afer the service of this
Alla* Summon*, exclusive of the day
of aerrice. and in cane of your failure
to appear or answer. Judgment will be
taken against yon by default, for the
relief demanded in the complaint.
The above action la to recover Judg
ment against defendant« for the sum of
«2987.68. with interest thereon at the
rate of «% per annum from the 22ml
day of November, 1937 until paid, coats
of suit, and such further ami other re
lief as i* Just and equitable, upon an
open account for goods, ware«, nn-r
c h a ndi*s sold and delivered by the plain
tiff to tiie defendants from No vein («-r
20, 1929 to the 22nd day of November,
And notice i* hereby
of Attachment leaned
February 28, 1938, directed to the Sheriff
of Cascade County. Montana, pnrnnant
to and acting npon which the Sheriff
baa levied upon and attached that cer
tain property in the Onunty of Cascade.
State of Montana, to-wk; The We*t
134.171 feet of Lot Six (6) in Block
Seventeen (17). Sun River Park Addl
tion to Great Falla, standing in the
name of Ruth A. Keays. and that
meet will be taken against the
dants and aald property «old noon failure
to answer or otherwise plead herein
mv hand and the Seal of »aid
Court thi« 14th day ot September, 1938.
vonr anew - r an
given that Writ
in this action
- GEORG» RASPER. Clerk
By THOMAS T. DAVIES, Depotv Clerk
MESSRS SPEER AND HOFFMAN.
A «orner* far Plaintiff,
601-8 First National Bank Bldg.
Great Fa))*, Montana
Date of First Publication, Sept 17.
On the Black Batte structure. Pe
troleum county, O. B. Canfield'«
**?• Ô N J ^
of Section 21-17N-24E, la under
reaming casing at <90 feet. Hole is
bottomed at 766 feet.
DRILLING AT LAUREL
Rjyerton Oil company's No 1
Pox ^nter east line NW*NE*
of section 14-2N-23E, drilling with
cable *<>„ on lhe x^a ure i structure
lB Yellowstone county, is report
ed preiMirln * to drill ahead after
operators landed 8%-lnch casing
a ( 1510 feet
OUMSTRVI) GOES EAST
Word has been received by local
Texas company officers that C. K
Olmstead, well known in Montana.
has been elected vice president of
T** a8 j'®™ 1 *" 5 ' an< * ' ran8 1 f ' >rred v> to
L " mwsldMit^rf thfVaiitornu
n JTÎf president or the t aiirornla
BU,Mia, * ry -
//ns itdi irn fiAVI)
OU I D\J|
< continued f (>n .
There is little or no -tas with
Perron's oil, however, and this well
does not flow. It pumps a sue ujy
stream. Indicating that 'he fluid
level is not being lowered. The
W «H willed and flowed when first
drilled In but since then luis main
'"'"«"d 1 level slightly below the
top of the pipe.
Perron, formerly a butcher hoy
>" Sunburst, took a Jcib 1» link
strapper lij the early days of Kevin
Sunburst oil developin' M
about three months time ne sinned
L cr , e 7„°, f . hl * °* n , an ? then em *' r *
1,1 th^if» 811 ^
own thrifty savings he expended
th ®, ^ ost of hl8 , No - } H 0 « 1 we H
, whlch 7'. a * " Rood producer follnw
'"X 0 "' He has been as
soc tated with Ne pa tad and Vauder
pa . 8 . } n two ofll€r wells, both of
^ hlch J. 8 ,!* 8UOC ®" f "*' thus gaining
th * »PPelEtion of Lucky Joe."
FREDRICK G. PUTT
To Tank Gar Buyers and
Riling Station Owners
The public is demanding gasoline made from Montana
crude and this committee finds that there are many dealers
who are not sure which brands are 100 per cent Montana
For the benefit of these service station men, we are
bating the names of the Independent refineries who
using 100% Montana crude and are contributing to this
advertising campaign, also the brands of the gasoline they
NORTHWEST REFINERY, Cut Bank
CUT BANK REFINERY. Cut Bank
BIG WEST OIL CO.,
HOME OIL & REFINING CO., Great Fall s
HOLE BROTHERS, Cut Bank
ARRO OIL & REFINING CO., Lewistown
DELORAINE REFINING COMPANY, Oilmont
This committee can guarantee that the brands given
are 100% Montana-made from Montana crude,
brands may be added to the above as other manufacturers
join this movement, giving assurance that the buying public
may at all times feel assured that every gasoline dollar is
being divided with the State of Montana, for the upbuild
ing of our institutions, in addition to giving employment to
Montana men and increasing the business volume which
this State so seriously needs. If you are In doubt about
which brands are Montana made, do not hesitate to call
Shelby Lions Club Committee
BUY GASOLINE MADE FROM MONTANA CRUDE"
L. R. Hannah, Secretary, Shelby, Mont
assignment of «oïàUTï
j y-be 1st 8t ftnak of IWto to .Tame*
Frederick Hardvriek i% BiNE* NISEI
Il T «.«I, MONTANA
OIL AND QA8 LEASE
Otto Boomer, Adm. Batate of Broil
Hoernesr. Deo. to Anton Sand bolt NBI
NB 1 See 32-31-6, Hoc 4 in, 1-8 royalty
well by Oct. B. 1936 or «10.00 delay ren
tal for S too Rental «100.00
. J h, ^ r £f r OT h.
Vor « year», «100.00 bonu« tor ie«»e
OSUOKK ALTWOKIZING LEASE
ASSIGNMENT of royalty
Bertel H W*laodke Frc<1 Tlemon g
"Vyomuat Prod*** Ref. tv., to n W
w '. , '° | n ^. th °" WH™"» i-m,
0,1 SPWI seihwj 12. KèN'Vj is. «w*
SW} \ VJ XW j ja. kKJNRI NEiSKf
k ,„ h „_
h* ot vl .m k«tj s nw* 10 82 2W
K o Kieckoff 1« Frieds E. Kruse. 4
<,f ***' ,,n 1 3 - w-aa-sW.
ashioxmknt of «il and «ah lease
j «Wen M V 8 *"? *2, C,, 1 *, Bddy ,nd
J * g 01 TtSîîmriit to liarirr Vaadbergh
svuwy Porter «nd w R Drought, to
eieb » 1 ;t im. nejnej au. SBi8B| 28
»•** . , ... , , .
j n , jn xkjnei 2B. HBistii 23-38-2W
bill or hale
»«nr Vandbergh to Sidney Porter
«dation tî*»!! ^ oam*
I<oulB ,, rtnnOTan A . , Wen M Campbell
to p 1 , Bd.iy ami j F Kumpf, «jne*
an :» ::w
Br Pnndrp» Cnantr Abatmrt Co.
CONK All. MONTANA
AHHKiXMKNT of oil «»ligation
W. K riiman to Blaok SI val I» A F try
hod. Inr. «1 rowiKD« Mrtt working In
n-rout oil and gaa from 8WANWJ W+RW*
14 27 (W ontll roudgnw nhalt have re
celvnd «71«.(W with IntorMt at por
annum from July l. 1038.
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