STATES & CITIES: Embarrassment of Riches

Embarrassment of Riches

In Oklahoma City, capital of the State, the sun rose last week through a yellow murk and set surrounded by weird rainbows. A roaring, shrieking sound filled the heavy air. Fifty city blocks were declared under martial law to prevent a match or spark being struck there. The schools closed. Cause of all this was an oil well just beyond the southeastern city boundary, known as the C. E. Stout No. i. It blew in last week and in eight minutes, seeming well under control, produced 350 bbl. of...

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