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Page iii - ARIO PARDEE, ---------- Hazleton. WILLIAM A. INGHAM, Philadelphia. HENRY S. ECKERT, Reading. HENRY McCoRMiCK, Harrisburg. JAMES MACFARLANE, Towanda. JOHN B. PEARSE, - - - Philadelphia. JOSEPH WILLCOX, Philadelphia.
Page 157 - ... one hundred feet in the air, and again retiring within the bowels, of the earth to acquire fresh power for a new effort. This phenomenon is called 'blowing,' and is very troublesome and vexatious to the manufacturer.
Page 157 - The water now flows into the well till the pressure of gas in its reservoir has increased to such an extent that it thrusts out of the hole the larger column of water to a height of from 85 to 115 feet. The smaller column of water is probably produced by the gas coming from the smaller vein at 1200 feet depth, while the larger column is thrown up by the gas coming from the greater vein at a depth of 1600 feet. But, of course, neither the one nor the other column is produced by either of the gas veins...