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Said survey in No.

in Tillman County, Okla., and Wichita County, Tex., situated on the waters of the Red River, a tributary of about 20 miles N. 45° W. of Wichita Falls, Tex.

First line.-Beginning at a stone in the center of roads north and south and east and west for the northwest corner of section 34, T. 4 S., R. 14 W. of the Indian meridian, section numbers being identified by adjacent landowners ; thence south at 955 varas stone for quarter section corner, at 1,520 varas north bank of Red River, at 1,600 varas point in the bed of the river; thence east 673 varas; thence south at 1,988 varas south bank of Red River, at 2,280 varas the northeast corner of F. W. Huseman survey, a large stone, the northwest corner of same survey (as determined by bearing tree “ 18 inch elm S. 38° 15' W., 143 vrs.") bears S. 62° 45' W. 2,137 varas, a stone for the northeast corner of T. E. & L. Co. survey No. 818 bears east 672 varas.

Second line.—Beginning at a stone in center of roads east and west and north and south for the northeast corner of section 5, T. 5 S., R. 15 W, of the Indian meridian, section numbers being identified by adjacent landowners; thence south at 978 varas stone for quarter section corner, at 1,920 varas distance called for to S. E. corner of section 5, unable to find same, as it falls in bed of flat and probably covered by sand and silt deposit, at 2,000 varas north bank of Red River, at 2,200 varas point in bed of river; thence east 400 varas; thence south at 1,749 varas south bank of Red River at 2,369 varas the northeast corner of the W. N. Thorn survey No. 835, as identified by bearing tree cottonwood marked s 70° 30' W., 40 varas"; trace of another cottonwood S. 69° W., 40 varas.

Third line.—Beginning at the southwest corner of section 34, T. 4 S., R. 16 W. of the Indian meridian, an iron pipe with brass cap, marked 331 34; thence east 950 varas to a similar monument marked 34; thence south 240 varas; thence 41 3 W. 40 varas; thence south at 600 varas the north bank of Red River, at 1,471 varas, fence corner on the south bank of Red River, said to be the northwest corner of M. E. P. & P. R. R. survey No. 846 (traces of cottonwood tree at S. 28° 45' W. 28 varas, also at S. 45° 30' W. 34 varas found).

Also used connection line run by County Surveyor J. R. Hill on November 24, 1917, locating the northeast corner of T. E. & L. Co. survey No. 831, 5,100 varas south and 878 varas S. 38° 30' E. of the northeast corner of section 3, T. 5 S., R. 15 W. of the Indian meridian, to the place of beginning.

SAM SPARKS, Applicant.

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GENERAL LAND OFFICE,

Austin, Tex., May 1, 1919. I, J. T. Robison, commissioner of the general land office of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of this instrument now on file in this office, together with all indorsements thereon.

In testimony whereof I hereunto set my mand and affix the seal of said office the date last above written. (SEAL.]

J. T. ROBISON, Commissioner of General Land Office.

THE STATE OF TEXAS,

County of Wichita. Survey No.

Corrected field notes of survey of 981.9 acres of land made for Sam Sparks, made by virtue of his application filed December 2, 1918, to prospect for oil and gas under act of the thirty-fifth legislature and other acts of which it is amendatory.

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Said survey is No.

in Wichita County, Tex., situated on the waters of Red River, a tributary of

River, about 18 miles N. 35 W. of Wichita Falls, Tex.

Beginning at the northwest corner of the Lucinda Meadow survey No. 6 and the northeast corner of the A. A. Durfee survey; thence along the north line of said Durfee survey S. 66 30 W. 526 varas, S. 42 W. 1,350 varas, S. 40 W. 1,175 varas to southwest corner of said Durfee survey ; thence south 29 varas to a point on the north line of L. Powell survey; thence along north line of said Powell survey S. 63 15 W. 954 varas to the northeast corner of T. E. & L. Co. survey No. 821 ; thence along north line of said survey No. 821 S. 68 30 W, 580 varas, S. 45 30 W. 186 varas to the northeast corner of another survey in name of A, A. Durfee; thence along the north line of said Durfee survey S. 66 15 W. 1,527 varas, S. 63 15 W. 1,200, S. 67 30 W. 1,175 varas, S. 75 30 W. 100 varas to the southeast corner of a mineral file by Porter Farrell; thence N, 42 15 W. 580 varas to northeast corner of said Farrell file, a point in the center of the channel of Red River; thence down said center of channel of Red River following its meanderings as follows: N. 67 E. 1,895 varas, N. 69 E. 700 varas, N. 76 E, 700, N. 60 30 E. 1,000 varas, N. 47 1,200 varas, N. 41 E. 1,500 varas, N. 48 30 E. 1,200 varas, N. 72 E. 1,050 varas to a point in said center of channel of Red River; thence south 607 varas to the place of beginning. Bearings marked

J. D. BYRD,
J. HOLLAND,

Chain Carriers. Surveyed June 22, July 19, 1918, and adopted December 2, 1918, for this survey. Adopted April 25, 1919,

I, M. M. Cooke, county surveyor of Wichita County. Tex., do hereby certify that the foregoing described survey was actually made by me on the ground, according to law, on the date and with the chain carriers aforesaid, duly qualified, and that all the corners, lines, boundaries, and marks of the same, whether natural or artificial, are truly and correctly described and set forth in the foregoing plat and field notes.

M. M. COOKE, County Surveyor, I'ichita County, Ter.

By J. D. METCALF,

Deputy. Filed for record the 25th day of April, 1919, at 3 o'clock p. m., and duly recorded the 25th day of April, 1919, book 4, page 55.

M. M. ('OOKE, Surreyor. (M. F. 3131. Min. Appl. No. 1680. Cor. filed notes of a survey made for. Filed April 30, 1919. J. T Robison, Commissioner. By Mod. Clk.)

GENERAL LAND OFFICE,

Austin, Tex., May 1, 1919. I, J. T. Robison, commissioner of the general land office of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of this instrument now on file in this office together with all indorsements thereon.

In testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of said office the day last above written. (SEAL.)

J. T. ROBISON,

Commissioner of General Land Office. Filed for record May 6, A. D. 1919, at 4.57 p. m. Recorded May 27, A. D. 1919, at 2.22 p. m.

W. T. HARRIS,
Clerk County Court, Wichita County, Tex.
By

Deputy. THE STATE OF TEXAS,

County of richita: I, W. T. Harris, clerk of the county court of State and county aforesaid, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing instrument of writing is a true and correct copy of an oil and gas prospect application, from Sam Sparks, dated the 2d day of December, 1918, as the same appears on record in the deed records of Wichita County, Tex., in volume 119, page 511.

Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Wichita Falls, Tex., this the 15th day of October, 1921. [SEAL.]

W. T. HARRIS.
Clerk County Court, Wichita County, Ter.

By LEMUEL DAVIS, Deputy.

COMMISSIONERS GENERAL LAND OFFICE, OIL AND GAS PERMIT NO. 3113, SAM SPARKS.

AUSTIN, TEX., April 30, 1919. Whereas under chapter 83, approved March 16, 1917, Sam Sparks, of Austin, Tex., a citizen of the United States, did on the 2d day of December, 1918, at 8 o'clock a. m, file with the county surveyor of Wichita County his application wherein he made known that he desired to prospect for petroleum and natural gas that may be found within and beneath the surface thereof on certain 981.9 acres of land situated in Wichita County, the field notes of which are recorded in the surveyor's records of Wichita County in book 4, page 55, and more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at the northwest corner of the Lucinda Meadow survey No. 6 and the NE. corner of the A. A. Durfee survey thence along the north line of said Durfee survey S. 66 30 W., 526 varas S. 42 W. 1,360 varas S. 40 W, 1,175 varas to SW. corner of said Durfee survey ; thence S, 29 varas to a point on the N. line of L. Powell survey; thence along north line of said Powell survey S. 63 15 W. 954 varas to the NE. corner of T. E. & L. Co. survey No. 821 ; thence along north line of said survey N. 821 S. 68 30 W. 580 varas, S. 45 30 W. 186 varas, to the NE. corner of another survey in name of A. A. Durfee; thence a long the north line of said Durfee survey S. 66 15 W. 1,527 varas S. 63 15 W. 1.200 varas S. 67 30 W. 1,175 varas, S, 75 30 W. 100 varas to the SE. corner of a mineral file by Porter Farrell; thence N. 42 15 W. 480 yaras to NE, corner of said Farrell file, a point in the center of the channel of Red River; thence down said center of channel of Red River following its meanders as follows: N. 67 E. 1,895 varas V. 69 E. 700 varas, N. 76 E. 700 varas, N. 60 30 E. 1,000 varas, N. 47 E. 1.200 varas, N. 41 E. 1,500 varas, N. 48 30 E. 1,200 varas, N. 72 E. 1,050 varas to a point in said center of channel of Red River; thence south 607 varas to the place of beginning."

Application of said Sam Sparks having been filed in the General Land Office December 6, 1918; and

Whereas it appears from the papers, documents, and records of the General Land Office that the area set out by said application is subject to prospect and development in the manner provided by the act aforesaid, and it further appearing from the statement in an affidavit executed by the said Sam Sparks that he does not hold or own any interest in any other prermit or lease issued by the State of Texas and in good standing except interest in permits Vos, 2719, 2720, and 2776, and it further appearing that the said Sam Sparks has paid into the General Land Office the lawful sum of money for the area embraced herein as provided by said act:

Now, therefore, in consideration of the premises aforesaid and the obligations hereinafter named, I, J. T. Robinson, commissioner of the general land office of the State of Texas, do hereby issue this permit to Sam Sparks upon the following conditions, to-wit:

1. The owner hereof shall have the exclusive right to prospect for and develop petroleum and natural gas within the designated area for a term not to exceed two years, and for the second year the owner hereof shall pay another 10 cents per acre within 30 days after one year from this date.

2. The owner of this permit shall have the exclusive right to enter upon said land at all times during the life of this permit for the purpose of mining, drilling, and operating for oil and gas and to erect and maintain all structures, fixtures, pipes, pipe lines, and machinery necessary for the production, the storage, and the transportation of oil or gas.

3. Before the expiration of 12 months from date of this permit the owner of same shall in good faith commence actual work necessary to the physical development of said area, and if petroleum or natural gas is not developed within 12 months from date hereof the owner or manager shall, on or before 30 days after the expiration of said 12 months, file in the General Land Office a sworn statement, supported by two disinterested, credible witnesses, that such actual work was begun within the 12 months aforesaid, and that petroleum or natural gas has not been discovered in commercial quantities, and that a bona fide effort to develop same was made during the 12 months preceding the filing of said statement.

4. If at any time within the life of this permit petroleum or natural gas should be developed in commercial quantities the owner or the manager of such owner shall file in the General Land Office a statement of such development within 30 days thereafter, and thereupon the owner hereof shall have the right to lease the area described herein.

5. The owner of this permit shall drill all offset wells necessary to the full protection of this area, and upon a failure to do so the issuing authority may cancel this permit and terminate all rights of the owner herein.

6. If any statement made by the owner of this permit which was necessary to the issuance thereof was false or untrue in material matters, or if the owner hereof should fail or refuse to begin in good faith the work necessary to the development of the area herein within the time required, or should the owner hereof fail or refuse to proceed in good faith and with reasonable diligence in a bona fide effort to develop the area included herein after having begun the development, or if the owner should fail to apply for a lease within 30 days after the discovery of petroleum or natural gas in commercial quantities this permit shall be subject to forfeiture by issuing authority.

7. The owner of this permit shall not take, carry away, or sell any petroleum or natural gas found on the area described herein before such owner shall have obtained a lease thereof. For development purposes the owner of this permit may have for fuel, free of charge by the State, the wood on the area

covered by this permit; provided this free use of fuel extends only on such surface as the State may not heretofore have sold to another.

8. Within 30 days after the completion of each well drilled on the area included within this permit, whether a dry well or a producing well, the owner of this permit shall cause to be delivered to the general land office à correct copy of the log of each well showing the important formations passed through, the depth at which each such formation was reached, the thickness of each such formation, the water-bearing formations and the character of water therein, whether salt, fresh, hard, or soft, the elevation to which the water rose, the number of feet of casing set in such well and where placed, its size, and the total depth to which such well was drilled.

9. Before penetrating gas formations the owner of this permit shall exercise the utmost diligence and care in preventing the unnecessary waste of gas.

10. All developments in water shall be done, so far as practicable, in such manner as to prevent the pollution of the water.

11. Upon the abadonment of any well, whether dry or producing, the owner of this permit shall securely plug such well so as to prevent the escape of salt water and so as to prevent the entrance of salt water into the oil or gas bearing formations.

12. All the terms and conditions herein shall extend to the heirs, successors, and assigns of this permit.

In testimony whereof witnes the signature of the said J. T. Robinson, commissioner of the general land office of the State of Texas, and the seal of said office, this the 30th day of April, 1919. (SEAL.)

J. T. ROBINSON,

Commissioner General Land Office of Texas. Filed for record May 6, A. D. 1919, at 4.56 p. m. Recorded May 25, A. D. 1919, at 8.35 a. m.

W. T. HARRIS,
Clerk County Court, Wichita County, Ter.
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Deputy. THE STATE OF TEXAS, County of Wichita:

I, W. T. Harris, clerk of the county court of State and county aforesaid, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing instrument of writing is a true and correct copy of an oil and gas permit, No. 3131, given by commissioners general land office of Texas to Sam Sparks, dated the 30the day of April, 1919, as the same appears on record in the deed records of Wichita County, Tex., in volume 119, page 495.

Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Wichita Falls, Tex., this the 14th day of October, 1921. [SEAL.]

W. T. HARRIS,
Clerk County Court, Wichita County, Tex.

By LENNA DAVIS, Deputy.

[Sam Sparks, assignment of permit, General Oil Co.) THE STATE OF TEXAS,

County of Wichita. Know all men by these presents:

That whereas the commissioner of the general land office of the State of Texas, by his certain oil and gas permit No. 3131. issued by the general land office of the State of Texas, on the 30th day of April, granted a permit to Sam Sparks, based upon the said Sparks's application filed on the 2d day of Decem

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