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t 10 THE SAIl LAKE HERALD SUJS SUNDfY DAY SEPTEMBER SEr rEl E 24 1 1905 SECTION ONE j
j k1 BOSTON CON IS ISBEING ISBEING
1 BEING WATCHED WATCHEDSuspicion
ti Suspicion That It Is Headed for th thAmerican the thet theAmerican
t American Amcric n Securities Company CompanyBIG CompanyI
1
1 BIG COTTONWOOD STRIKE STRIKIFORTUNE STRI STRIKEFORTUNE KE KEi
i FORTUNE IN DALYWEST DAL YWEST ZINC ZINCMIDDLINGS ZINCMIDDLINGS
I MIDDLINGS MIDDLINGSTh
1
1 Th Thv r wa s a IL sharp bn > rally rla in I t u th shares sharesof sharesof
of Bfrtoft CoiMOlitftta ConioP td m f < the Ue Swton n 140t0flehiie ex excha exj
ch ehiie cha e ystrdy y tit r < jr the elate cI e3o finding tndtng it itsought ItiOUrlt itouht
j sought iOUrlt ouht at t a A chare ar or o nearly nrly 1 more morethan morej moretliait
than tbaf the talent tleJt has h been bn willing wllq to u DaV DaVtor DVfor v vfor
j for tb th put two w wfks weaks ks or more more What Whathaa Wbatha Whathee
haa ha been bn happening Jpllng to cause eu the spurt spurtno purtH
H no one hr b here an anlid apred ard to know though thoughthe thoughthe
I the t e opinion wail offered in one of the thebrokerage theI thebrokeraje
brokerage establishments ell bllhrnents that it was a due dueentirely dueentllfdr
I entirely to improved conditions in the themine theml themine
mine ml and Ute gradual increase Incre in the thepropertys thepropertys thepropertyi
propertys earning eamln capacity
For some time past Boaton Bo ton Consolidated Consolidatedaffairs ConsolldtedaffaJr Consofidetedaffairs
affairs have been n at a practical stand standstill standi standstI1 ¬
i still stI1 so far aa the building bulldln < of the con contemplated contenpIted ¬
1 templated big concentrating works And Andthe AndThe nd
n the connecting < rojkd to the mines of the thecompany thecompany theconipeny
company are eoneerned Samuel New Newhousea NewhoUR Newhouses
hoUR uummpns to Denver several days daysago daYsago
1 ago 10 however has caused a suspicion 8U llcion In Incertain ittcert1n
11 certain quarters that more was doing doingthan dotnGtban doingtitan
than had appeared on the surface It Ithas Itluul ItItas
has been no secret for a good while hlle back backthat backthat hackthat
that negotiations were under way hay having hllving hayIng ¬
ing for their object the securing of K Kmillsi Itmillne amilistie
millsi millne ie at a point not remote from the thenew theII theztw
II new nfL oupper plants of the American AmericanSmelting
Smelting SmelUn ft Refining company
These negotiations ne otlatiolUi it is now surmised surmisedhave surmisedj
have gone ge beyond the original calcula calculations calculutiona calculations ¬
tions and that they now probably include includeat
j at least a close alliance with the Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can Shelters Securities company with witha
a poasibllity JJOII tblllty of the passing of a control controlto < Ontrotto
to that powerful comblntlon A 4t aI pointed pointedout
out by b one 1 C the Gingham operators
during the afternoon there is l nothing nothh Il Illogical IIlogical ¬
logical in the > surmise With the control controlat
at the Utah Copper companys properties propertiesalready JroperUealready propertiesalready
already within its it grasp with a bond on onth onthq I
th Ohio companys mines that will b bMcerctoed be beI I IPXEretvd
Mcerctoed during the next sixty days daysnothing daysnothln daysnothing
nothing nothln would b be more natural than that thatthe thatthe thatthe
I the Securities S urltls company would also like to toland
land tlte Boston CoiwolMated possessions possessionsas
as they carry the same class of ores and andwould andwould andw9Uk1
would help to round out outonfJ one of the larK largest larKht langest ¬
est blocks bl cks of practically inexhaustible inexhaustiblec jitexhaustlbleCoPperbearing
c Cftl CoPperbearing JRer rMartn brinS territory in the country
while hue there is yet nothing ai anpearlnJr gupearlagon > p arlKg arlKgon
on the surface to indicate that such a
deal is really undvrvway there is reason reasonto r ltlliOn ltlliOnto
to bollev helh vf that the meeting m > Elin of directors directorsin dlr tors
in the Boston Consolidated company companywhich companywhich
which hlch was arranged > d for the 15th of the thepresent theprf8ent thepresent
present month and suddenly indefinitely I Ideterred
deferred had infinitely more significance
than has b been n attached to it This Is a all allJ Allthe allttn
the more J apparent when It is considered consideredthat consideredthat
that Samuel Newhouse e is not a man to todelay todtht todelay
delay dtht undertakings such as those e con ¬
templated when wit the JliWO000 l OOOOO bond issue issuewas Juuewall IssueWas
was a thortaed thort d unless affairs of even evensrentw evtnrlat evengreater
greater rlat r moment to him and his company companywere eomlNluywere companywere
were up f for consideration Important de developments doeiopsents ¬
velopments Ioptft nts may reasonably realWnahl be expected expectedwithin expectedwithin expectedwithin
within a short time timeBIG tilneBIG timeBIG
BIG COTTONWOOD STRIKE STRIKERich STRIKERich STRIKERich
Rich Ore Is Opened in the Giles Com Companys Companys ¬
0 panys Territory Territoryv Territorystte
v at trike has ha just been made In the theiles theGile
GII Gile iles Mining companys compan > property prOI rt near the I
tieau ot Big CAttonwood canyon which whichmakes whlehmukew whichynakes
makes It plain pl In that when th the lower lower tun tunnel tunlIel ¬
nel has reached the leuffe there will HI be IMSsomething besoJttethlnlf besomething
something doing in that region Every
hole sunk in the vein ein which runs through throughth threugtltltp throughthin
th thin comnanys ground for nearly two twomiles twomlle twotttfles
miles tin hll1 produced fine ore but the theproseat the11t
proseat 11t ent disclosure is I looked umm UOO as being
1 mure m lre significant than any an of the th former formerntxs
ntxs because It is at a point in the ledge tedgethat I Ithat Ithat
that will be first tapped by the long lo tun tunJI tunand
JI M and which Is due to make connection connectiont
1 at t any 8n ti Ue within the next GO 00 feet or oras orn orMU
MU n as 5 tb the pitch of the vein may ms deter determine deterwine deterI ¬
mine mineIn wineI
I In I n a shaft that was started some time timetgo timeaJtO timeisgo
tgo with Ith ta tM idea of eventually connect connecting conneeli connectjug ¬
jug i 11r up with hb the lower tunnel for ventilat ventilating ¬
ing i OK purpose tur Home good copper ore was wasncountereri wasflCOflfttS4 aa aal1countered
ncountereri ore that tlarrted urie < l fine values valuesn
in n silver and gold old as welL As an old tun tunn tunHPI tunflII
n HPI > i was headed for the same s sOt H Ot > t with withnly wlttionly withtnly
only nly a short distance > to go to reath it itit Itit itt
it t wee recently decided to extend It and andwhat andf andsee
see f < what hMt the vein looked like IIk there Dur During Duri Durmi ¬
ing i IIi the week w k connections were ere made and amithe andlhe andthe
the ore exhibited by Manager II S So Giles Glktttatentay Gumstster4ay
1 fsterday and which was w shown in con contrast conrut C0flzrat ¬
rut with the rock first opened up in the thehaft thehatt thelbaft
haft at it depth of fourteen tourt n feet t et from tromthe fromtle I Ithe
the surface looked as a though thou h it would wouldu woukurpan wouldurpass
u urpan r pass in value by long odds the first firstrf firstort
ort < rf > struck strucklr struckair
air lr QHes has not yet had assays on onthl onthe i ithe
the rox reek k about but twenty ttnt inches of which la lai IxDOlled isxt05041
i xnoi xDOlled 4i but some idea of Ita metallic con conUMits conlInbl eontIflt5
UMits may be had when it is stated that thatThe that11te thatI
The I he ore taken out of the shallow shaft shafti shatto101fty shaftirty
i 101fty > rty feet nearer the surface carried over overp oe oeper
o p per r cent copper 1 12 1 in gold and 18 18unce 11uneel I IUn5
< > unce silver per ton When connections connectionsarc
arc rfa made in the lower tunnel Manager Managerillea lIana Managertflies er erHII
illea HII expects to be in shape to produce a atarge ahtrJre alarge
large tonnage of rich shipping hipl n ore He is isnthu ISnthUMd isnthused
> nthu nthUMd < l over the strike just made mad and andalthough andalthoUgh andalthough
although badly crippled with tth rheumatism rheumatismne
ne > will try and get et out to the property propertyluring propertytiuning roptrtyd
luring d the coming coln we week weekMINING weekMINING k kMINING
MINING MEN ON NEW ROAD ROADSalt ROADSalt ROADSalt
Salt Lake Routes Branch Into Tono Tonopah Tonopah Tonopalt
pah Means Muchfor Muctr Much ° for the Miner MinerTh MinerThe MinerTb
Th The chief chl t topic in raining circle cl 1a yes yesterday yestrd yesteiday ¬
terday trd was the th filing tlUn of articles of in ini InlOIIHH8UOn Incorporation
corporation i by the Las Vega Tonopuh TonopuhioBiimny TOlloPlihOBIIY Tonupuhtuulpany
ioBiimny the rails of which are to con connect eonI conIItCL ¬
nect I l with all the cum caunp pa to the t e north and andnorthwest aUKlnorthweat anditorthwest
northwest of its staled terminal con conuection conuectJOft conectio
uection ectio with Ith the Salt Lake route routeLu routeLuACU routeLasVnks Las LasYftga
Yftga VnksThe YftgaTlte ACU ACUThe
The building build In of this line lttt will III bring hrhlC1nnopah
fonopah rontrh within tea less than 790 mile ot the thesmelter I ImelerII ImeI
smelter meI ecs in this valley It will put Bull Bullnog I Iriog
nog and Rhyoiite well within th the 108 108mUe Ib 6 6mlle I Imile
mlle limit or Just about half what it la latty Ihy ishy
hy the northern route Nothing could couldlie
lie said for the districts through which whichi whichthis I I Iibis
his i road ro d Is to paw that could help them themthis themcUiI I Ias
cUiI this piece of news is sure to do No Noamount I I Iamount
amount of boom literature and glowing glowingj 10111rQtlpectUMla I Iproopectuse
j 1rQtlpectUMla > ron ctU8 could carry the same amount amountof I
of r conviction that mines exist t xl t there and andthat andthat I
that the prospects plNlpa are counted upon to todevelop totJllv8Iop todevelop
develop more The promoters talk on the themerit I Imeri I Imerits
merit of Bullfrog goes ne oei just so far then thenthe I Ithe
the investor wants to hear of or ore being beingshipped beAllAjhIPped beingshipped I
shipped When hen the railroad corporation corporationstep lOIporaUonstePM corporationtepa
step tepa in and nd says ya in effect that the ore oruis oreis oreis
is there and that It stands J ready to make makeit makeita makeits
it its shipment and nd treatment possible and andprofitable kndrofttable andirofltabk
profitable rofttable the th promoters argument i iinched ia iadlnchecl islInchsd
inched That all there is to it itThe itThe itTha
The La Las V Vega t Tonopah company I Iorganised tal talrtrhled isrganlaed
organised aDd nd promise to begin tn work workright worknabt workright
right away That mean that the men menand menmd
and money behind it have learned to totheir totheir totheir t
their afttiafcUon that an expenditure of of4u ofnuooooo I I1uULOl
nuooooo 4u < MMW for construction and equipment to tojustified illJuettned hijustIfied
justified by conditions in the camps of ofwhich ofwhich ofwhich
which so much ha hu been said aM during the thepant thea
S pant a t year or two it means that the ore oreis oreis oreis
is there It mean that the th company will williKttlu willnailll willtIItkU
iKttlu it poaeible for the mine operator operatorto
to tako tak it out and ship at a fair profit profitand prontoand prottLnd
and judging by what the Salt Lake route routea routeta routeLast
ta Last a jlr llrfQdy < ady d don e in the matter of making makingrheai makin makinh I Iheal
heal h ItI > rate on ore to Utah smelters it itmeans ItmeaJIS I IUIC1IS
means that ore which hleh might otherwise otherwisehave e ehave I IItave
have tu t U be concentrated or reduced to tobullion tobulljJIl I IbulikitI
bullion on the ground can be shipped shippedwith > hlppedwHh I Iwith
with jut M oa4 result when the new newroad ne neTdul newretd
road 1 is Mriafced MriafcedThe ftf flfahedIhe aIaM aIaMlhe
The building bulldtn of that road i fa going to toresult toresult toresult
result In giving to Nevada the chance of ofits orIts ofIts
its lifetime skI one of the sampling samplingmill StlmlI StlmlImill samplingzulu
mill men yet yesterday rd y The San Pedro has hasshown hassh has4l1oWfl
shown sh Wft a disposition dlspo ltion already to help the theminer theminers theminers
miners of the desert region re < and nd with withthat withthat
that 1 splendid feeder finished ttl1l h I believe believeyhere believetht believethc
thc shipper h Mrlendkl pper will be Placed in a position OIIlUollwhere positionwhere
where lie can shin 1111 M 60 ore from Tonopah Tonopahand ronopahand Tonopaband
and the camps un to the south at a better betteriroflt hellerIIt0ttt better1roflt
iroflt than he can ever hope to do by byrunning byrunln byrultftlflg
running milling plants Iants > in that dry coun country countr coontry ¬
try tr As thing thin are re today freight and andtreatment andtreatment I Itreatment
treatment charge make away with prac practically practically practicaily ¬
tically all U the profit there is in the lower lowergradefi lowernrades lowergrades
grades of ore la t the Nevada districts districtstrlUntafjr districtstnibtd7
rrlb trlUntafjr j4huLh4s1t U > tfcJo thttrn Pacific and It ItlejSHiiJwarjPfwt ItIII itgeot
lejSHiiJwarjPfwt III nf 1u t Ktha r t the dax da of ofA ofLu delhFer delhFerunce d Ir IriL
unce iL Ti AU A the C1q 11
La tQ VHW r to tonow tnonah t oopalt put putnow oUgJit bOOm bOOmnow
now now U ti Ute1MTtr they y T vsevr erer have ave done and nd it will willprobably willprnbl1rly willprobably
probably kp the junolters here on the theii I
ii
I
jump to meet the th demand that willbe willbemade will bi bemade bimade
I made on their furnaces furna s as a result That That22a
225 miles of road will be a big thing for forNevada forNevkda forNevada
Nevada and it will be of almost meat inealculkble meatculable
j culable benefit bene 1t ltto to Salt Lake LakeMINING LukeMINING LakeMINING
MINING STOCK EXCHANGE EXCHANGELower EXCHANGELower EXCHANGELower
Lower Mammoth Holds First Place PlaceIn
In Interpst InterpstDalyJudge DalyJudge Active ActiveDuring ActiveDuring ActiveDuring
During the week on the mining ex exchange exchange cxchange ¬
change a total of 1244 14413 shares of stock
the selling sellin value of which was waschanged J2M7379 J2M7379changed 2tii3rochanged
changed hands yesterdays proportion of
tho totals being bi t 14100 shares and l6SSOes 6 6
The sale of 460 shares of DalyJudge at
16 1 and 400 shares ot Victoria at 2 ac accounts accoun itecounts ¬
counts coun for the big bl end of the money in involved Involve involved ¬
volved < In yesterdays business
In aolnt olnt of Interest inter t Lower Mammoth Mammothcontinues MammothContinues Uammothcontinues
continues to hold first place and the thegood thegood thegood
good form of the stock is Indicative that thatconditions thatoondlUons thatoondltiona
conditions on the 1500 level are becom ¬
lug In interesting Uncle Sam Is In better bettershape betterjihava bettorshape
shape than it has been for several days dayshut dayshut daysbut
hut otherwise there is frothing f1t ftthl I1 inspiring inspiringabout insplrinabout inspiringabout
about the market which has ruled lIed weak weakand wekknd weakatid
and nd dull all through the six days of trad tradinK tradImr tradInL
inK inKProspects ImrPro Prospects Pro pecbl of another assessment on May Ma MaDay
Day has caused that stock to fall about about2c
2c a share while the talk of assessing assesslnNew
New York has had a tendency to hold holdthat holdthat holdthat
that stock down as well
Star Consolidated has held up well wellthrough wellUirouKh vellthrough
through the last few weeks of unusual unusualdepression unusuald unusualdepression
depression d efts l on ard the opinion is that sub substantial subatantlal subatantial ¬
stantial results are to follow the sink sin sinInlt
Ing of the shaft to the 0CO level But ButlerLiberal DutlerLlberal ButlenLiberal ¬
lerLiberal should also soon make a ashowing 3ahowht ashowing
showing ahowht that will command attention and andthe antIthe andthe
the same might be said of several other otherpropositions otherPfDposltlonll otherpropositions
propositions which are lajrinz low ct the thepresent thepre thepresent
present ent > moment momentFollowing momentFollowing momentFollowing
Following i ii the list af final quota quotatlona quotatlonll quotationa
tlona and record of sales made during duringyesterdays durin durinyaaterdas duringyosterdaya
yesterdays single anti open board ses sessions HSslo masloiti ¬
sions slo
i Bid Bid I Asked AskedAJax AskedAix sketl sketlAjax
AJax 7fS S lK 111 m li liCltrJaa IZM
Carisa CarleaCreole Mi 11 t 80 80Creole 20creole
Creole f 1 20 20Consolidated 1Conaolidated 20Consolidated
Consolidated Mercur 11 51Dah 1 1Daly 55 55Daly
Daly DalyDalyJudge I 1 176 176DalyJudge rf rfDalJudfle
DalyJudge I O G0 0 650 650DalyWest 1i50Daly 650DalyWest
DalyWest Daly Vt i IlS 1SST 1SSTEagle L LiSagie eo eoEagle
Eagle Blue Bell IM IMHorn 1 1Grand 10Grand
Grand Central f 1I 3 37li 37liHorn 575Horn
Horn Silver SilverLower I 1 50 200 200LIttle O OLittle
Little Bell 1n 1 150 150Lower ItiOLower
Lower Mammoth MammothMammoth h Ill 37w 37wMammoth n nhtmmoth
Mammoth MammothMay 111 168 15 15May
May 111 Day rr rrOutario 07 07Ontario
Ontario OntarioTtoccoHomeatake OntarioRoccoHomestke 5 5RoccoIlomeatake
TtoccoHomeatake 45 45Silver
Silver King KIneSacramento 5600 5600Sacramento OO OOSacNtmpnto
Sacramento SacramentoSilver 00 00Silver j 01 01Silyer
IQIJ
Silver Shield ShieldStar I 11 i iStar tO tOStar
Star Consolidated ConsolidatedSwansea 1 10 IOy IOySvanlle 10 10Swansea
Swansea SwanseaSouth SwanseaSouth S afi afiSouth
South Swansea SwanseaSunshine SwaosoaSunshine I Ofilk
Sunshine SunshineUnited SunshineUnited 1014 1014nlted
United nlted States Mining 7 9t19 9t19ntah
tTtah tTtahUncle 1 I 0 0Lncle 0 0Uncle
Uncle Sam SamVictoria 3 JOY JOYIrtorla h4 h4Victoria
Victoria VictoriaBoston 195 tl 2iX 2iXBoton 205Boston
Boston Consolidated ConsolidatedBeck COlNiolfda 71 15 85 525Beck
Beck Tunnel Con ConCentury 0Ii I Mh MhCentury
Century CenturyIngot 01 0 1 12 12Ingot 12Ingot
Ingot IngotJoe ol Ot4 OIK OIKJoe 01 01Joe
Joe Bowers BowersLittle 01hj O OLIttle 0Little
Little Chief ChiefTetro 01 01Tetro r rTetro
Tetro TetroVictor Tetrorictor M I IVictor
Victor Consolidated ConsolidatedWabaah ConsolidatedV1MUJh bt1 lU lUWabash
Wabash WabaahYankee 115 I 210 210Yankee 200Yankee
Yankee Consolidated ConsolidatedWhite 1 10 10WhIte I
White e Rock 46
RockNevadiStodks Nevada NevadiStodks StooKs StooKsGoWfleld St k
Goldfield ciW eId Bonanza BonanzaMontanaTonopah TI 05 05MontanaTonopith
Tonopah MontanaTonopah MontanaTonopahTonopah 1 240 8 8Yesterdays J 305 30 30Tonopab
Yesterdays Sales SalesDalyJudge SalesDtUyJutlce Sales1itiyJudge
DalyJudge IM 1Ci 1CiLo 1i5t 1i5tLower ICia ICiaLower
Lower Lo er Mammoth 60ftfi87o 60ftfi87o637c 000ia1 o SOOIftIe 100 100c 10037c
637c 37c c SftoeSSc buyer bryetMamnoth 36 36Mammoth 38 38wmmoth
Mammoth 50fii30 SOfi 1O seller 10 IDMay 10My 10May
May Dar DR lOOWfcTVic lOOWfcTVicTncle 1000incrude 100Ui7c1ncle
rude Sam aoOft 5004Ic jc c lWOC lWOCVictoria 10000Ijci 10000IjciVictoria 1h
Victoria 4fjoe 4j0e2200 4j0e2200Open 00 00Open oo ooOpen
Open Board Board10IJ0 Board1000Century
1080 1000Century Century Cl1tur at lOc
300 DalyJudge DalyJlId e at 36t1 36t1o0 609 609tOO 6
tOO Lower Mammoth Iammoth at ffa I1ItLower
900 1 Lower Mammoth at I 3 W c I IMO
700 Lower Mammoth ammothUilO at atMay 5 51hIO
UilO May Day ay at Tc seller seilar2JV H seller2q0 or orry
2JV May ry Ty at 7 7le e
1309 1 New York at 3fcc 3fcc1M J J1M 2344eio
1M New Xe YorK Yor at Ste
1000 1 Star Con at Me MeShares 1OeShares e ehlre
Shares hlre soW 41C 41CSelling 41C5 41C5Selling Ift IftSelling
Selling value valueBoston fO fOBoston 230 230Boston
Boston Mining Minin Stocks StocksAdventure StocksAdventure Stocks4dYCfltIhiC
Adventure 5 It TT 7 Mohawk I IAllouea tf p pAUouex OnAlicues
Allouea 3500 35 00 M C A C CAmal A fl flAmal
Amal AmalAm 4 mal a st sVi Sj Old Dem 17 5700 5700Am 00 00S 00A
Am A m Zinc ZincAtlantic S a s Osceola W lUu M MAtlantic aiAtlantic
Atlantic T W Parrot l arrot s < 25 5Btugham s is isBiugham i iBingham
Bingham 3875 75 Quincy 1Wft 1WftCal l 100 1t 1tCal 0 0Cal
Cal A Heel H I SflR it 45i M L shannon 7 771 771CentennhtJ 75 75Centennial 75Centennial
Centennial 3 i 2 00 Tamarack 1 1Coi It ItCop
Coi > Range a 1 Trinity rlnlt 8 IS ISDaly 15Daly 75Daly
Daly VOst W IIt st 1 11 M w f Copper 31 flU flUDont 541Doni U UDoni
Doni Coal 7880 i8 00 U S Alining liliningFranklin S7 87t 87tFranklin RI RIFranklin
Franklin 15 15M M V t S SOIl Oil 1000 1000Qranby 1000Grauby 10 00 00Granby
Qranby 7 a 5 Vt Ttab > JIII JIIITale iaTale K KIsle
Tale Royale 2i S INI jP1ctorla 1Vlctorfa Hctorla 5121 5121Mass 51 5 lth lthMass
Mass 11 Mining 850 S 50 > Winona WlnO lI It ta taMichigan tuMichigan r rMlchlpn
Michigan 14 uu Wolverine llSjOO llSjOONew 11jOONew 1100 1100New
New York Mining Stocks StocksCOM Stocksdams Stocksdams
dams COM COMAlice CO 25 Uttl Chief Chlofr ChiofAllee 5 5Alice
Alice AliceBreece r > Ontario Ontarioi 100 100Breece 100I3reeee
Breece BreeceBrunswick i 47 Inhlr Inhlrwick 500 500Brundck 5 Oil OilBrunswick
Brunswick wick C CComstock 40 Phoenix Phoenixock 01 01Comstock UICometock
Comstock ock T TC dTiPotosl dTiPotosldam 071 Potosi Potosii
C C Va VaHorn v I A fSavse MV1ISe I 5I 5IHorn
Horn Silver SilverIron 1 7ft 7 lSIerr Sierra Nov a aIron i
Iron Silver SilverLeadville S 01 l Small Hiipos HiiposLeadville p
Leadville Con ConSan N IStandard t ndard 170 170San 1 70 70San I
San Francisco Mining Stocks StocksAlta StocksAlta
Alta AltaAlpha 03 inn Julia oS 5 3Alpha i <
Alpha 4 Ipha Con ConAndes 10 Justice T JustIceAndes u Uce r rAOOfS
Andes AndesBelcher 3 0 o > Mexican 1 OS OSS ONBelcher USBotcher
Belcher BelcherBest S 2 Occidental C CBHt S7 7 7fleet
Best A Belcher BelcherBullion 1 13 I Ophlr SW SWS8 IS ISBullion SBullion
Bullion BullionCaledonia S8 t Overman OverntanCahedonle 19 IICaledonia
Caledonia CaledoniaChallenge 40 401 Potosi PotosiChallenge H H8w 11ChallenEe
Challenge Con ConChollar n 8w Sav SavCholiar O OChOnAI
Chollar ChollarConfidence 13 Seor Scorpion on 11 11Confkoee 15Confidence
Confidence ConfidenceC 18 S 5mg K g Belcher Belcherl leher ii iiC
C C Va VaCrown V l 1111 m Sierr Nev Nevt N NevCrown I ICrown
Crown Point PointExchequer t IS Silver Hill Sti StiUnion iExchequer S SExchequer
Exchequer ExchequerGould i Union Con ConGould CUnGould 90
Gould Jk Curry CurryH 20 0 Utah Con 94 84H 04H
H A Norcrow 1 15 I > Yellow Jacket 12 12TonopahGoldfield I ITonopahGoldfield 1TonopahGoldfield
TonopahGoldfield Stocks StocksJame StocksJantf8 StocksJames
James A 4 Pollock t Co furnish tl tlfollowing ttfoUowlmr tifollowing
following as the closing quotations quo tjon on onthe onthe onthe
the San s Francisco FMuel exchange yesterday yesterdayover
over their nrlvate wire wireMuntamtTolmpah
BI4 Asked AskedMontaoRTonopah AikeaMontauTonopah
MontaoRTonopah MontaoRTonopahTonopah L 1 1ronopah 300 300Tonopah
Tonopah Midway MidwayMacnamam lklw 1 111 1J7i LW1 LW1lacnamrR 100Macnantara
Macnamam MacnamamTonopah I W 1 n 41Tonopsh nTonopah
Tonopah Belmont BelmontNorth i 1 i 15 i IM IMM 150North 11 11North
North Star StarRescue M I Si 51Rescue I IRe
Rescue RescueGold Re iicue I 00 I 00 00Gold 00Gold <
Gold Mountain MountainJim MountainJim t 11 uJim 12 127i
Jim Butler ButlerTonopah ut1er 7i 1 75 75MH 7STonopah
Tonopah Common CommonTonopah MH t I r 1410 1410fM UtoTono 1400Tmopah
Tonopah Tono b Extension ExtensionR Ex teMIOt I fM fMM I iNR
R 3 Top TopGoW ropGokitleld M f J Jw 01 01GoldfleM
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Utah UtahStocks Stocks in Boston BostonJames BostonJam BostonI BostonJames
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James Jam A Pollock P lloek Xs Co bankers bank and andbrokers nndbrokeN andbrokers
brokers yesterday received iIv over Over their theirprivate theirprlvte theirprivate
private wire from zem Pajnj Pal Pain Woboer Wob ef Co Coone Coone Coone
one of their BosUfil no j jof o roo ouot90 o den th thQt he he15oton
of mm lilt i iBoston fi dbo dbofJ
fJ et II i1 41Ul 1 I Jng JngDo
Boston Do ton Sept ePt SSniV S to dMUltel l was very feryactive V veryactIve ry ryklthe
active all through thiroug tho Hut but the Ul floor
i ltraders traders were Inclined to take profits and
I this selling prevented any material rise ri e
IThe The public Interest in coppers is incrcasr inorcasing
I ing each day and the buying is becoming becomingmore
I more and more confident confl enL The volume of ofstock orIItock ofI
I stock being traded In reminds us of t the Ulemarket theI e emarket
I market in 1 lilt and 1S9 1898 We e still advise adviseI
I the purchase of f only the good stocks
but believe that Copper Range Old Do Dominion ¬ 1
minion Mohawk Oeceola and Atlantic Atlanticwill AUanttewill Atlanticwill
will show good advances this fall I Quo ¬
tations
Sales Ies O On Hlirh Low Close
Boston Con l20 > J 7 J S J 7 5 58 8
Con Mereur 1W 55 35 r 56 S3
Blnelwm 060 si 31 3 50 aiR aiRUtah n 1
DalWest 250 p 14 144k 141k 1414 14
Utah Uta h fl t14 4 4 45 ja jaU 41 1 15
U S Mining Uinln 9U 1 SS 38 37tJ
Allouez 52J2 52 3S Q 3i 3Hti 33 3 3ZINC 35 35ZINC 35ZINC
ZINC MIDDLINGS WORTH MUCH MUCHDalyJudge MUCHDalyJudge
DalyJudge Has a Fortune in Its jtsPresent ItsPresent ts tsPresent
Present Mill M ill Dump DumpSeveral DumpSeveral DumpSeveral
Several hundred tons of zinc middlings
trom the mill dump of the DalyJudge DalyJudgecompany DltlyJudgocampan DalyJudgecompany
company campan have hen delivered a Qt the theplant theplant theplant
plant of the Western We t rn Ore Separating
company In n this city cit and tho new plant
is now getting ettl g well under way in their theirfar
treatment The run has not progressed
far enough for a statement to be pre prepared nrapared re repared ¬
pared as to what the results will ba b but
there Is no question that the DalyJudge DalyJudgecompany DalyJudgecompany
company will make a large amount Of Ofmoney otmoney Ofmoney
money from the sale Ilk Ie of this product If
the Western estern Ore Separating S parating company
can meet the expectation of the Daly Dal
Judge management it will probably prob bl g get t
thu th handling of this tlli product of its Park
city mill If jt t cannot then some other otherconcern otherconcern otherconcern
concern wljl get It for Manager Dalys Dul DaIy s
Investigations lI are known to have reached reacheda
a point where he knows almost to a a
penny what the product should bring brlJ1
the market price of zinc considered consideredo
No > o data on this point have been re ¬
leased but it comes from a source en ¬
titled to consideration that the com coinliany ¬
pany is i certain that the thousands ot
tons of lIne iiie middlings now on hand han can
be made to provide provl e more than the means meansthe
to dl6lChnr dhieltnrge e the bonded indebtedness of
the company It therefore seems to bo
simply a matter of waiting to give the theestern
Western estern company a fair chance and then thencut thencut thencut
cut loose at the mine and mill of the thecompany thecompany thecompapy
company in the Park ParkBINGHAM PlrkBINGHAM ThtrkBINGHAM
BINGHAM MINING NOTES NOTESNewsy NOTESNewsy NOTESI NOTESNewsy
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Newsy Items From the Mires of ofUtahs ofUtahs ofUtahs
Utahs Bonanza Copper Camp CampTV C CampBlnghaiu mp mpDln
fglnsham Dln Blnghaiu ham Bulletin Bulletinihe
TV The T Ltah tah I
Copper company now has four
diamond drills working workln Two are in the
tunnels and two on the surface Some
of the holes hole being bein drilled are dqwn dQwnI
between 1W and aw feet Thirtythree Thlrt thrtlO
I Jeft feet in a shift is the drilling record es ¬
bUshed t so far
The ThejNew jNew New England Mining lInlo company compllnf
shipped one car of concentrates one of
screenings and one of crude ore or this
week Ibis rhi ore all came from the drift
being driven in the old Mast vein The
company intends doing doln no stopinir un undown
Ill winter WhC when the mill will be 3hut 3hutSunirlntendent
down downSUerlntendEnt downSUflenlnteiideitt
Sunirlntendent P M McCree of the
Utah Ift Aex 3 Jex x mine > lne has h laid off the night nightI
I shift because of the impossibility of get ¬
ting the ore hauled as s ranidlv as It Is
being beln produced Mr McCree is experi ¬
encing the same difficulty as most of
the operators > a lack of teams and wag wagThe
oils onsThe The Phoenix has one machine at work
m In the new tunnel and is driving about
five feet per n per r day da A machine > will be
placed In the upper tunnol within a short
time The rhecomrareasor compressor house has just
been given 11 n a coat of j paint > > alnt inside and
outside outsi e and is one of the finest bylldings
of ju kind in the cum
Both cables have been strung strun on the
BinghumNew Bin hamNew Havens aerial train and
are ready to be b tightened The lower
terminal house la nearly neftrl completed eom leted and
the upper one IB I sufficiently sufftcl ntly advanced to
permit the placing of the machinery The
machinery is now practically vractlcal all on the
ground the last car having arrived Sun ¬
day and the work of setting it up has hasTheStiver hasihe
becun becunThe
TheStiver The Sliver Shield Mining company js
in takln taking ng out about fifty tons of mill ore
daily Superintendent Earls states that
the mjpe never nev looked as well as it i
does oe at present The management baa ha
not 1t l definitely decided deci ed whether the plant
to be Installed for the treatment of its
ore will be mill or smelter althdujrh it
is possible pos lbfe that it will he the former former
A site has been be n selected at a distance
of about 500 feet down the gulch from
the mine and work on the pier will be ¬
gin within the next two weeks At the
present time there Is being shipped about abo t
sixtyfive tons of ore daily to Colonel
Walls Wail mill and during durln the present month
the company has shipped six cars of con conTINTIC
centrates Superintendent Earls Is very
much pleus piensed d with the saving belnfma being made e
at the WaIl an mill millTINTIC mliiTINTIC
TINTIC ORE SHIPMENTS SHIPMENTSMines SHIPMENTSMines SHIPMENTSMines
Mines Send 131 Carloads to Smelters SmeltersDuring SmeltersDuring SmcltersDuring
During he Week WeekShipments WeekShipments WeekShipments
Shipments of ore from the Tintla 1Inti dis ¬
trict during the past week consisted con istCd of
121 carloads as followsAjlil followsAjax follows followsAjax
Ajax Ajlil 4 1
BullionBeck 4
Carlsu CHristlCentennialEureka CarhanCentennialEureka
CentennialEureka CentennialEureka1ngie < t 50 50Eagle 8
Eagle Blue Bell BellEureka 3
Eureka Hill llillGelolnl IhillGemini 5
Gemini GeminiGrand ja
Grand Central CentralMammoth c
Mammoth MammothSwarrea y
Swansea SwarreaSouth 5
South Swansea SwanseaUncle v i
Uncle Sam concentrates concentntt08Victoria concentratesVictoria 2
Victoria VictoriaVictor C
Victor Consolidated ConsohidwtedYankee i iYankee 1Yankee
Yankee Consolidated 7 7Total 7total 7Total
Total cars carsOLD 131 131OLD lJlOLD
OLD PROPERTY RESUMES RESUMESThird RESUMESThird RESUMESThird
Third Term Mine in Tooelc County Countyto
to Be Opened Up UpT UpT UpT
T W Jennings Jenln one of the chief owners ownersof ownersof ownersof
of the Third Term property In South
Willow canyon f Tooele county was at atthe attlte
the mine early in the week getting work workunder workunder workunder
under way wa again in the tunnel that was wasstarted wavatarted wasstarted
started to open the ledge at depth and andwhich andwhich andwhich
which has already lret Y been driven a distance distanceof dstanceof
of more than 800 feet He was wa accom accompanied accomItnled accomjuntied ¬
panied by b Samuel Garns of Park City Citywho Citywho Citywho
who has taken a contract to advance the thetunnel thotunnel thetunnel
tunnel to a connection with the ledge Jedgewhich ledgewnlch edge edgewhich
which In the upper workings shows very vorystrong vorrstrong verystrong
strong and from which H great deal dealot dealotore of ofore ofore
ore was shipped in the days aYIl gone by
There are five patented claims in the theThird th thThinl theThird
Third Term group roup and now that the theWestern theVestern theWestern
Western Pacific has begun building he hefeels heteels hefeels
feels perfectly justified in going goln al alshipments hood moodwith hoodwith
with the development ot the Tfth mine liS liSshipments asshipments
shipments can be made at a fraction of oftho oftho ofthe
tho cost co t heretofore incurred incurredBACK incurredBACK incurredBACK
BACK FROM RESERVATION RESERVATIONPark
Park City Man Has Poor Opinion pf pfSection of ofSection ofSection
Section He Visited VisitedF
F W Hat Hupertatendent of the theMackintosh theMacldntosh theMackintosh
Mackintosh sampler at Park City < and nd one oneof oneot oneof
of the oldest mining operators In i that thatcamp thatCtlmp thatcamp
camp Is in the city after having madu madua nmada ttlll ttllla <
a trip into the Uintah reservation noun country nountry Oln Olntry ¬
try to to examine what was thought thoi ht to be bevaluable bevaluable I
valuable mineralbearing mlneral rlng ground groundI
1 have had no assays on the material materialI
I brought back aa yet said Mr Hayt Haytyesterday Haytyesterda Flaytr I
yesterday but I am quite certain eer ail that thatft thatIt
ft r t will not show anything worth while whileThe whileThe I IIhe
The country didnot did not look good to me meand meand 1 1and
and if mines are found out there they theywillbe theywtllbe theywill
willbe will be discovered in a different section sectionfrom fMtCtlonfrom sectionfrom
from that which I was called upon to toinspect toImapect toInspect
inspect I did not s so very deep into the thereservation thereSertUon thereservation
reservation country and 1 should not notwant notwant notwant
want to unless there was a different 11lff rent for formation torInatlon formotion ¬
motion to see than tha that which I was wastaken Vaataken wastaken
taken to It was a hard dry broken up upshaly UIIshaly upstudy
shaly region reglontliat that might contain anything anythingbut tm thtng thtngbut
but mineral
Ore and Bullion BullionOr BullionOre j jOr
Or Ore and bullion settlements in this thl city lty i iduring
during durln the past st week as reported rel1ort d l 1leCornlek by > v vIcCorniek I IMeCornick
IcCorniek r Co amounted to 44S HIi424 HIi4241h 14s424Th et etlnj 1
1h lnj settlement tthunnta of yesterday amounted amountedo
to o IIS10I 0S1 as follows Silver Silvert lead gold goldNew I Iand
and 1 copper ore IUA barae DUmOn DUmOnQ DUmOnNew iuhlionNew
Q
New Mining Company CompanyArtielos CompanyArUdos CompanyAruelos
Artielos of incorporation of the Go Goaj GOIQra1 iWra1
Qra1 ra1 aj Grant G ant Mining company w were wueUday re yes yoaday yesteda3r
Uday day filed I the til office of the score scoretttry seerctary eWe4try
tttry of state II fto The compajiy eomp la capital capitalized C capltuIzea Pft1l Pft1lIzea ¬
Izea far fH000 000 divided Into 10eent 4hare 4hareand hharellanti hnre hnreaft
and RiahHeld RlahU Jcl111 Is tho principal plln Jptl DlagWof DlagWofbusln DhH nhttcb I o obusln obusineaa
busln busineaa s Tha rho qorApany qor qorp p ny owns thpfGen thpfGenContinued th f1 f1COItiRued Gen GenContinued
Continued on Page 11 v
VENTILATION VENTILATIOtMiNE IN INMINE INMINE
MINE WORKINGS WORKINGSExpert
Expert 1 erto on the Subjeot Gives Valuable Valuablev ValuablPointers ValuablePointers
v Pointers in Interview InterviewWHAT InterviewWHAT InterviewWHAT
WHAT BAD AIR COST BUTTE BUTTETHINGS BUTTETHINGS BUTTEtHINGS
THINGS EVERYMINE EVERY MINE SUPERIN SUPERINl SUPERINTENpETlT SUPERINTENDENT
l TENDENT TENpETlT SHOULD KNOW KNOWTlie KNOWl KNOWIlC KNOWTiO
l
Tlie proper nr par ventilation n of mine workings workingsis
is hi a problem that is just now causing causingniore caushlnipre causingmere
niore mere talk In Butte than any an other sub subject 5ubJI subieat ¬
ject JI t The fact is recognized that through throughpoor throughpQQr throughPOQr
poor ventilation mtil Uon miners are unable to do doa dOa 00a
a days work work that is either satisfactory satisfactorytftJtiemselve3 5t1UsfactQrytlJ mtlsfactoryttbnrnseIves
tftJtiemselve3 tlJ t1J1seJves or to their employers employersThere employersThere employerSThere
There are undoubtedly exceptions to the therule therule therule
rule but matters have reached that stage stagewheren stasewheretn stagewherea
wheren remedy is being bl sought from ne necessity neCQSIlIt tieenmity ¬
enmity CQSIlIt rather than choice c oce What is true trueof trueof trueof
of the condition of the mines of Butte Butteis
is more or less true of all camps where wharedeep whered whoredhep
deep d ep jnlnlncr ining Is done and on that account accountthe accountthe aceoufllthe
the following ollowln interview with Captain CaptainHenjrimln CaptainHenjJlmlnTlbhey CaptainBenjtrmlnIlbhey
Henjrimln HenjJlmlnTlbhey Trbbey for many years super superintendent supertnlondent superintondent ¬
intendent of the Parrot mines in the big bigcamp bigc bigrump
camp c mp of copper and a recognized reco nl ed author authorit authorIt
it It on onmina mine ventilation will be read with withinterest flthIntrrpst vith vithIflterest
interest by mine operators everywhere everywhereHe
He discusses dl Qusses the subject at the solicita solicitation cohlcitaLion ollcitatlon ¬
Lion of the Butte Miner and in such a way waythat WItYt11at waythat
that the deductions drawn are readily readll un un11er Unilnrstood
1 rteratoQd 11er tood by bythf the reader There is so much muchIn muchhi mtichlit
In the article that every miner and mine minesuperintendent minesuperinte minesuperinteident
superintendent superinte dent oueht to know even here herein hereIn herein
in Utah where the mines are probably nrobublvhotter J1rohAblvhette probablybetter
hotter ventilated ventll ted than in I lr most places placesthat paep8that placesthat
that the article is I reproduced reproducedHQw rentod reprodtcedHew cet1 cet1HQW
HQw long pug have > you been a miner and andwhere andwhQr andwhere
where have you ou mined the captain ptaht was wasaskefl wasRskeil wasaskei
askefl as a means of breakingthe breaking the Ice Iceand iceand Iceand
and leadlns up to an interview interviewI
I have minedever since I was 7 years yearsold yearsold yearsold
old and it would be easier for me to tell tellyou tellyou
you 011 where I have not mined and exam examined txnmIn exammed ¬
med In d mines mln than to enumerate the places placeswhere placeswhere
where I have mined coal and the precious preciousmetals preciousretnls
metals metalsAre 11 retnlsAro to 15 15Are
Are you acquainted whit many mining miningoampa miningqamps miningqamps
oampa oampaYes qamps qampsYes
Yes nearly all in this country and a avory avary avory
vory considerable number of those In InMexico infexl InMexiro
Mexico MexicoWere MexiroWere fexl o oere
Were ere vou not in Europe recently recentlyYes recentlyfYe9 recentlyYes
Yes I went wl > nt there eighteen months monthsago monthsa monthsago
ago a o to examine some mines in Norway Norwayand NorwaYand NorwaYand
and at that tme I visited some t of thft thftlargest thplargo8t tholargest
largest coal mines in England and Wales Walesto
to examine their systems of ventilation ventilationand vpntUationand ventilationand
and I visited some of the mines where wheremv whlrptpv wherempv
mv grandfather worked before mp and andwhere andwhen andwhere
where I worked when a boy near Swan Swansea Swansea Swansea4 ¬
sea sea4 WalesVentilation Wales WalesVentilation aleJ aleJVentilation
Ventilation in Welsh Mines MinesDJd MinesDId MinesDJd
DJd you notice much difference In the thesystems theSf tImesystems
systems Sf tems of ventilation there thereYes thereYes thereYes
Yes a great deal d al although there was wasnothing wasnothln wasnothing
nothing nothln that was new no to me as my m uncle unclehad unclhad unclehad
had shown me the same methods when 1 1was 1waf Iwas
was a boy bo but which were not then thenadopted thenadopted thenadopted
adopted although they have since been beennut beennlt beenflut
nut into execution My uncle and others otherssaw otherssaw otherssaw
saw me tn necessity 11eee It of a better system of ofventilation o oventllatlon ofventilation
ventilation but their plan planji were not ac accepted accepted accopted ¬
cepted until many esplftslona fXpl sfona had oc occurred 0urred orqurrecl ¬
curred and It became absolutely necessary necessaryto
to make a change This uncle of mine mineI mineshpwed nOneshpwed
I shpwed me In the mines how this could couldho coul coulQi coui2be
ho done do e and that is how I got my m first firstlessons firstIpssons firstlessons
lessons In ventilation and I took an In Interest Interest Interest ¬
terest in the matter seeing how vital it itw ItW Itaa
w aa 3 My Iy y uncle made a specialty of yen venIllation yentijatlon en enlJation
Illation and was employed em oed by different differentcompanies differentC9mpanfes differentcompanies
companies to take care of the air sys systems S smsteams TS TStems ¬
tems of underground undergroumlworkogs workings and he hetools hetooK hetoolt
tools Ue along with him as a little boy boyjust boyjust boyjust
just for the sake of company and many manya
a time wa were alone all day in the themines themines themines
mines attending to these matters and andhe andhe andlie
he would talk to me of his system R stem and andexplain andpxplnln andexplain
explain to me what he would do if he hehnd hehftri behrl
hnd his way but the companies were un unwilling unwlII11 unwihipg ¬
willing to incur the expense at that time timeht timeJtt timehilt
ht Jtt hey ttl had to rome to It ItWhen ftWh itWhen
When Wh 1 they did adopt the system which whichthey whichthl whichthey
they thl are usIng to tint present pr > spnt day the theextra theedra theextta
extra expense really resulted in a We Wesavins 1 11savin bigsaving
saving for them both tOm the dc dctre Ictireaseti c crtreRFpf
rtreRFpf tre F6i number of accidents and am the in increased Inre increased ¬
creased re ed dividends If It had been done doneyjears f10noyenrs doneyenrs
yenrs before an untold amount of mon money money moni moniev ¬
ey and number of llvate 11 would have been beensaved beonsaved beensaved
saved
The Old System SystemMr
Mr Tlbbey TIhbe what was this system systemThe sslemThe systemThe
The old system used to be to carry carrythe carrythe carrythe
the air through thrl1t h every place vl ce In one cur currant curront current ¬
rant and tako the Imoure air from one oneportion oneportion onePortion
portion of the mine to another which whichresulted whichresulted whichresulted
resulted In It being loaded loa d down with withgas withmSL withaas
gas In other words they loaded the theair thftIr Ihi Ihitr
air Ir so heavily 1f avlJ with gases that they the could couldriot coulilnnt couldnot
riot work on certain dHvs In some parts partsof perthof
of 0 the mutes When the weather was wnstorniy WRRMtormy wasstormy
stormy or cloudy and the barometer bRromet r fell fellthnrfe fellthar fellthere
there would be a sreater discharge of ofpas ofIllll ofg
pas g and consequently they would not he heabln heblo heabin
abln blo to work vorkrore more than half time in inwV intult InU1t
wV U1t weather weatherDoes weatherDoes weatherDoes
Does the t e barometer barom ter Qlny ulA en n Import Important Implrtanf important ¬
ant part in mine ventilation Mr Tib Tibbey Tibbev Tibhey
hey beyYoq You YoQ cannot understand how In 0 ven ventilate Ventlli1w en entilte ¬
tilate a mine unless you ou know kno how to toUBS toU5Q touse
use a barometer thermometer hy hygrometer h hSromettr bygrometcr ¬
grometer and alrmeter alrmeterWhat ttrhlf airtueterWhat ter terhat
What hat have these instruments to do dowith doWfU1 dowiUm
with ventilation ventilationThey ventilationThey cnUla lon lonThe
They The are just as necessary nCCH8 r for the themining themining theninIng
mining man a as they are for the sea seafaring seaftrlns seafmning ¬
faring mAn The Th barometer indicates a achange nclllltttcln aohinimge
change clllltttcln in atmospheric pressure l1rcs ure the thethermometer thethermometer timethermometer
thermometer tells the temperature of thp thpair thenil thpair
air tfte t o hygrometer tents the humidity humidityof humll1ltQt
of the air and tin the slrmeter tells the thevelocity thev thevbloeltv
velocity v 10i < lty of the air You cannot under undersUand unflerIttan1 undertnnl
sUand how to properly ventilate a mine mineunless mineunlesR mineunless
unless you know k oV th these w Instruments and andhow undhow andhow
how to use them Take the barometer barometerfor
for Instance If It falls on one inch it marks marksa marka
a difference In atmosnherlc pressure of ofseventytwo orsoventytO ofseventytWo
seventytwo pounds to the square foot footTn footTn footT
Tn T a drift seven feet high and four and a ahalf ahalf alutif
half feet wide maklnT an area rea of thirty thirtysquare thirtysquare
square sQuare feet this fall in the barometer barometerhpwg baroineteraltpws > r rRhows
hpwg that there Is 1CO pounds less air airIn airIn airin I
In that drift and this condition will wlllrf wlllrfIIRln re remain reipaln ¬
main vntll nUl the barometer rises again againApproximately again41proxlmatel againApproximatci
Approximately the air nressure nres ure at the thesea theH thespa
sea H lovol is I fifteen nounds to the square squareinch squareInch I Iinch
inch there are 144 square Incite In each eachsquare eachsQUfrQ eachsquare
square foot which elves vou 2180 21 pounds poundsper poundsJJlr poundsper
per square foot It is figured that the thepressure thenressure therressure
pressure diminishes half a pound for every everythousand everytltOU everythousand
thousand tltOU nd foot you 011 go up It is a poor poorrule poorrue ponrriie
rule that will not work both ways If Ifthe Iftho ifthe
the ensure > Is half a pound less for forevory forV or orevery
every V > Y 1000 feet you fo up It must be behalf behalt behalf
half a nound noun more for every Een 1000 fret fretyou f feetyoti t tyo
you yo fro down Now No the altitude of Butte ButteIs
Is I S768 8 feet if my m memory serves me meright merhht meright
right but I always figure the altiudo altiudot
fit t G 6003 KL as it is e eq easier sier ier to calculate from fromthat fromthat fromthat
that bnnis bft ls Thus it will h bq seen i en that the theatmospheric thetmQpRerlc theatmospheric
atmospheric nrcssure at 6000 fe feet t Is thr three threepounds e epounds epounds
pounds less than at the cen FE level so the thepressure theprotlSUfe thepressure
pressure in Bvtte I Is 1728 pounds oud pv pvsquare ft prsqimre I IsQuare
square foot cot or onefifth otf > flfth which Is Itpounlls 432 432pounds 82 82pounds
pounds ner r square foot less than at th thsfca thSba the theSha
sfca level If you have less air you must mustnerppsarjly musttftIIarjlY mustt1pessarjiy
nerppsarjly hnve less oxygen ox nJu In the air airhieh airWhich airhieh
Which hieh requires r you to t breathe faster f stpr to tofc toet togeL
geL et fc the amount of oxv oxvren en required by bvtho bytho bytho
tho law of nature The average t tIle res resnlration resnhUon raenhrption
nlration of H nersor 1 r < r is j 14 to II l times a aminute aminute aminute
minute and at each respiration a per perrnn perron permu
ron Is supposed sUJH ed tn tak takp In from thirty thirtyto thirLto
to forty ort ruble inches of air a h and 57 w tier nerltfnt tierdent r rdppt
dent of this I Ic respnired as carbon dioxide dioxideThs dioxldpJh dioxideThe
The Jh atmosphere atmoS herp is I composed of 21 1 pfr pfrcent pHcent prcent
cent oxygen o pn and 7D per cent nitrogen nittO en ap approximately avJrfxhnnteh apprOxinmateil ¬
proximately with W Ith R trace of sarbonlr sarbonlrncld rarbnniseld
ncld ch S J gus s If VOI went to t nmke a teat teatfor It testtir t tr I
for tir r carbonic neld neh ps t tflk k two suneers suneersfilled S ssieerstilled IefMI
filled loel with limo wat watr r and pl plce ce on in intit Utthe n nthe
the tit floor and 111 the ether n nr r the > ceiling cellingTho cel1lniTh ceilingThy I
Thy Th ore near th the > floor will turn white whitewhih whllcV whiteiticlientes
whih V h Indicates tndh fttes the presence of the th gp gpwhile gaswhile ltP ltP1hllo
while the t f on one nes np the th celllm enl will not notchwcgc notClaqrJf notclisege
chwcgc its color Carbonic acid gas as Is a athird atblrd athird
third heavier than te He air 81 and eoiw eoiwoucntlv eOIfVpntt cOn5tjtintIV
oucntlv pntt it J e1nys IW IWRV VH falls and an th air will willpuss willPIt willpuss
puss PIt S through it like It will through throughladys Ulou h R R1c1y aliJJa
ladys 1c1y crepe veil and it Is I hard to totpqvc toipqvP toiimov
tpqvc °
Carbonic Acid Gas in Mines MinesIs
Is theru much carbonic acid ucl gas In Inthe n nth smthe
the th mines of Butte Mr Tlbbeyr TlbbeyrYew trtbbe trtbbeYe Iibhey7Yes
Yew Ye I know there is as I used u d to test testthe teattbe testthe
the air for it In the Parrot mine every everyweek everyweek everywhek
week and nd my greatest sr tst trouble was to toheeptho tot tolceep
lceep heeptho t I the proportion of that gas down downAll downAll
I All quartz mines produce carbonic carbonicquid carbonicIuld carboniciitrid I
quid gas while coal mines produce the theHydrogen thehydrogen
1 Hydrogen c1ro1En goses ses Dynamite No No1 1 contains containsper I I5p
5p 5 per r cent nitroglycerine nftro Ic rlno and one pound poundif
if this powder In exploding develops one onethird onethlrtl onethird
third of a pound of carbonic acid gas gasThe J gasrrhe 6 6rrhe
rrhe gas created by r owder is heated heatedand hentNIgnd heatedand
and marc mixed with the air immediately immediatelyutter Immodlatofyrtcr immediatelydtter
utter rtcr an explosion and if not given time timetp timetp timetp
tp fettle to the floor It ian an b be parried narrlwlitwtiy rarrh rarrhILI parrieditwity
itwtiy ILI y at once if there is a good circula circulation clroulatlon circuhation ¬
tion of air in tho mine If th th8r re Is not notgood notoo notg
good g oo od ventilation tho gas falls to the floor floorand 0001au floorand
and au remains remainsDoes romalnsDoes remainsDoes
Does this gas do any Injury except to tothe tothy tothnmon
the thy thnmon men working in the mines minesYes nlnesYes
1 Yes for timber Is vegetable substance substanceanS lubstanQinU substancenn
anS nn it takes up carbonic add gas and the theyatary thewgtory thewOtory
yatary vapor v por and PIR this adds ld S materially matorlan to toftjedeejay totJ1e tothe
tJ1e ftjedeejay y of f the timber timberjfeTJiejqiAsilon tf1borTlto trrbor1TJmcfqIpstion
jfeTJiejqiAsilon Tlto cIp3UonflsoCten is often iisked why whytlmJ timr timrysr timnrIjur
fjQr ysr rots 6r t t deonys or OlflOf or fn a return returnftlrwji returnAlitcit elurl1ilrwu
ftlrwji hall I i an 1 ke ju v air re reo ¬
turn courses oursc we we gela iet larger Ifir sar amount amount of ofcarbonic ofcarbonic
carbonic add gas as and watery vapor than thanwe thaJiwe thanwe
we j get ctjn jn thojlntaxi and 3n J Umber llle llleother like Ukeother likeother
other vegetable eet Qle strUoturQ3 strnptura strBotur takes up upgreat upgrant a agreat
great amount of ca carbonic bontc acid gas anU anUwatery Pd Pdwatery tl tlwa
watery wa ter vapor apori and nd tUqse Ut se tvfo Ingredients Ingredientswith ingredlcnt5with lngredienjswIth
with the th timbTrr tinmthr form tor a chemical cheml al action actionresulting aeU5nresulting actiOnresulting
resulting in the rapid decoy of the Um Umber timber tlmben ¬
ber The timber will last many tines tineslonger tLmelonger
longer in purair and this Itself id 1 a vast vastsaving vastsaving vastsaving
saving then tho cost and the Amount Amountof mvufltof
of Umber used in Butte Is considered consideredNote cOsiderAdNote consideredNote
Note what part of a tele telerah rayh pole de decays d dCQS decLtys ¬
cays first rhat part of the pole that Is Isbelow Isbelow Isbelow
below the jrroynd where it is in contact contactwith contactwith contactwIth
with the moisture moI tur ant anij grass of the earth earthThis earthThis earthThis
This point la worthy pf consideration To Toprove roprove Toprove
prove that I am m right notice the timbers timbersin timbersIna
in Ina a downcast down < t shaft find compare them themwith themI themwith
I with the timbers In an upcast shaft and andsee andsee
see how IPuch more rapidly the timbers timbersdecay ttmuersdecay timbersdecay
decay in the latter shaft I never changed changeda
a set of timbers in seventeen venteen years eurs In the thedowncast Utedowncast thedowncast
downcast of the Parfqt ParfqtDid Pal ParotDid ot otDld
Did the timber rot much In the lev levels level Icycia ¬
cia el t tuNo
elsNo
uNo No beeavso the air lr was not charged chargedwith Qha chaixedwith ed edwith
with a sufficientamount sUttlQi tamount of noxl noxious u8 gases gasesto g gto
to decay decn them t etn Thoro arc two ways to toprotect toprotect 0 0protect
protect timber tlmb lna mine and two ways wayswhich waywhich wayswhich
which will load to their destruction destructionWhat d destructionWhat trucUon trucUonWhat
What are they theyIf th theyIf y yIt
If you put plenty IIentyof of air in your mine minethe minethe minethe
the timbers will fli not decay nearly as asquickly asquickly
quickly and timber ti mb or under water never neverwill neverwill neverwill I
will decay I haveknqwn have knQwn shafts to be bepumped bepumped bepumped
pumped out after ufterbelng being filled with withwater withwater withwater
water for forfictr fifty years and the timbers timberspump timbtrspumpld timberspumped
pump pumped d out after ar er having been filled with withwater withwater withwater
water for fifty years and the timbers timberscould Umberscould timberscould
could not be cut with an ax The reason reasontimbers reasonUmbern reasontimbers
timbers decay Is for want of good d h sIr kirwhich sIrwhich r rwhich
which causes dry dr rot rot and also from moist moisture nlOJature moisttire ¬
ure and gases In i the air Now in the theParrot theParrot theParrot
Parrot mine I divided the air system up
into five different currents from the down downcast downcost downcast
cast shaft Each current had about 4000 4000feet 4000feet I Ifeet
feet to travel sny about 1500 feet along alongone alongone alongone
one level and back through the stopes and anddelivered anddelivered
delivered to the upcast UI > cas ard thrown to toI I
I
the elements clemtntsabove above for nature > to purify puriflnder punifLimder
I Under my m system it required ten min minutes minutes mittutes ¬
utes for the air entering the downcast to tobe tobe tobe
be discharged by the upcast to the sur surface surface surface ¬
face Under Vn er this system my air was not notloaded notloude notloaded
loaded down by gases making it health healthier healthlet healthier ¬
ier for the he men and preventing the rapid rapiddecoy ralldl1ecoy riIliddecay
decoy of timbers Then the air was waschanged waschanged waschanged
changed every ever ten minutes in the mine mineI
I know l now from the thetc teats tM made by my air airmeters alrmeters airmeters
meters which showed its ts exact velocity velocityWas velooityWas velocityWas
Was No N Bad Air in Parrot ParrotWas ParrotYas ParrotWas
Was there any bad air in your mine mineor mineor mineor
or any hot places placesNo placesNo placesNo
No I had 11I d a standing reward of iJ09O iJ09Otor 1080 1080for 1000for
for any un man who could O find smoke in the theface th thtace theface
face of any working place five minutes minutesafter minutesafter mInutesafter
after a shot had been be fired and hundreds hundredsof
of men who worked w rked for me are here to toprove toprove toprove
prove this statemeqt Further than that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the Parrot minI was open for the Inspec Inspection InpecUon inspection ¬
tion of any mining man in the camp or orthe orthe ortime
the world and many took advantage of ofthis orthis ofthis
this courtesy courtesyWhere courtesyVhere
Where did the hygrometer come In in inyour inour inyour
hYfilometer
your our system of Ventilation VentilationIt yunt veattlettonIt atton attonIt
It showed show d the humidity of the air go going soIng goIng ¬
ing into int the mine and also the increase in inhumidity inhumi inImumidity
humidity humi lty of that returning to the cur surface Iurface curface ¬
face If the air showed a humidity of otso
80 to 85 per cent on leaving the mine and andIf andIf andIf
If tho upcast shaft was wet it indicated indicatedthe
the necessity necesslt of Increasing the air current currentin currcl t tIn
in the lower levels for the current was wastoo wastoo wastoo
too feeble to raise the heavily he vily laden ladenmoist la ladenmoist en enmoist
moist air Aa A I told you before I bad haflfive badfivc hailfive
five currents m the themin mine and the lowest lowestlevels lowestlevels lowestlevels
levels were always the wettest By di dividing dlvldht divldiimg ¬
viding vldht the air sometimes I did not have havesufficient h havesufficIent ve vesufficIent
sufficient draijght drat ht to raise that extra per percentage Jercentage imerceimtage ¬
centage of moisture from the lower lev levels levcIs 1evels ¬
els which occasionally would result n iult in inreversing inrever5ing I
reversing rever ng my current In some levels and andI
I would have to put in more air to coun counterbalance counterbahance ¬
I
terbalance this humidity There was wasabout wa waabout wasabout
about 200 tons of f water carried out of the themine themine themine
mine by the air every day I used to no notice notice ¬ I
tice the timbers never bore any an fungi The Thepresence Timepresence I
presence of the fungi indicates carbonic carbonicacid carbonicacid carbonicacid
acid gas gasMr gasMr gasMr
Mr libber did you ever work in any anyof an anor anyof
of the Butte mines before going to the theParrot theParrot thieParrot
Parrot and fln if so did dl you ou suffer from bad badair 1 1air iair
air in any of them themYes themr timernTYes
Yes and I often wished the mines con contained contalned contamed ¬
tamed explosive gas so S 0 that they would wouldpay wouhlpay wouldpay
pay more attention to the air When 1 1took 1took Itook
took charge of the Parrot because cause I con considered conRldered conaldered ¬
sidered well and profited by the mistakes
j I had seen others niaie ma e I resolved re to tomake tomake tomake
make the Parrot an an example O amlle of what good goodventilation goodventilatfoll
ventilation should s be In a mine and leave leavea
a lasting evidence oidon e of my experience and RntlImowledge andknowledge
1 knowledge I carried the mine workings workingsto
to the depth of 1100 1lQOfeet feet and the air im improved improved ¬ I I
proved prove with each o 1W feet In depth 1 1could 1could
could have carried U to the depth eth of a amile 1mile amite I
mile with equally gpod ir results For In Instance Instunee Instaimee ¬
stance the day dR I lIen left ief that mine It was in insplendid insplendid I
splendid condition ns to ventilation the theupcast thetipcast
upcast shaft averaged 00 degrees in tem temIH te011 ternnerature
IH nerature > > rature and the temperature in thin face faceof tac faceof
of o the workings woo woorkloIDi rkloIDi would not average over
40 degrees de r ad a d much lower In winter winterCooler whtterCooler winterCooler I
Cooler Below Than Above AboveMr AboveMr
Mr Ir Tlbbey rlbbe how could the tempera temperature temperuture temperatore ¬
ture in the mint be 40 degrees when It Itwas t twas
was SO to S3 degrees In the outer air airAir airAir
Air is elastic expaijdjng expa ng with heat and andcontracUng andcontractlng
contracUng with ith cold 1 11 and as the air Uc Ucscended S Sscen Utscended
scended scen ed to the J100 level It was cooled cooledHow cooledHow I
How do you know that thatI 7
1 had over ov r twenty thermometers one oneon i
on top and undU the tii rest scattered through the themine themaine I
mine ard I would a ee e each of them at atleast atleast I
least twice a week ek in summer ummer time timeit it was wasnot wasnot
not necessary to go iloro FO In winter Hun Hundreds Hundreiha ¬ I
dreds of miners In this town own will tell you youof youof i iof
of the icicles itt > > t the bottom of the tb Par Parrots Parrots ¬ i
rots downcnit dow1 t Haft Ct and they were to tobo tobe I IIll
bo seen Ft n in the tlm mornings 300 or 890 feet feetalon tletaloll feetalong
alon along the WO level or 900 feet below the thesurface thesurface I
surface T I have H photograph of them at atmy litmy atmy
my home n 8 Salt < lt Itokc I Iak k IntHde of six sixmonths sixmonths 1 1mouths
months after 1 left I rt tie Parrot the temper i iature I Iture Igturo
ature of the mine increased to 85 or 90 de degrees degreet ¬
greet so I am antin Informed med The reason rea on of ofthis ortbl ofthis
this tbl was that the system tem of ventilation 1 1Inld 1laid i iInld
Inld out was not continued and the cur current current eurrent ¬
rent was broken resulting reljulU Ir In the mine be becoming becoming becoming ¬
coming hot hotCauses hOtCauses lmOLCasca
Causes of o Helt Underground UndergroundWhat I
What do you suppose was the cause of ofthe orthe ofthe
the heat In tile mine mineAs n nijueAs ne neAR
As I stated beioce betQ you have to under understand ul1lerstkn understand ¬
stand stkn the use cfiUjB cf Ie instruments I men mentioned mentioned mentioneti ¬
tioned to appreciate apPtCI the condition of the theair thlair theair
air The atmosphere is the earths great greatboiler greatboiler i
boiler valve preventing the outbreak of ofgases ofgases I Iguses
gases which arc nr e proseccl ImMt ed d Jind jut and pennd up i ithe ill inthe
the earths status like Ilk e steam in H boiler boilerThe hollerThe boilerTime 1
The slips and seams seamS of the earth better betterknown bett betterknown < r rknown
known to soqie popple as crevices In the therocks therocks
rocks arc the poroa of the earth the thesame thesame thesame I
same as the pores of your hands han s and andbody andbody I Ibo
body bo r A fall In the barometer allows allowsthese ailotvstimese
these gases nso to escape owing to the air airbeing airbeing airbeing I
being lighter I maw explain why mines minesare minesare I Iare
are affected by a change of weather Bf Bfcause 13 13cause
cause the weight of the atmosphere which whichwhen whichprtStle8 whichpresses
presses gas JU the strata 18 diminished tllnllnlshedwhen diminishedwhen
when the barometer bnromoterfnlis falls When a change changecf
cf weather takes place the weight of the theatmosphere theatmosphlrc theatmosphete I
atmosphere may uo diminished from fit fifteen ffteen fitteen ¬
teen to fourteen f utteen pounds PUt1ds figuring at atlevel et ealevel
level This diminishing dlml lhftg weight of atmos atmosphere atmophero atmeaphero ¬ I
phero causes an extra discharge of gas gasas gasas
as an extra discharge of steam would wouldblow wouldblOWout wouldblow I
blow blOWout out of g boiler bUll or if 1 a little weight were weretaken weretulton weretaken
taken off the t1to8atlt safety valve The moment momentp moqumtth momentthe
th the pre preiiiig5 I11 ot ofithie tho a m4mosplmere nosphere Is reduced reducedoCPIIl1S reducedgqs
gqs oCPIIl1S o8r ovary lhJ1ce lincelnto Into which It J Jcoinprc8s iscomnpremtcd
coinprc8s iJ 1finantotlon Mlnormf often nay 011 Jie ve1iig ve1iigp lug lugf
p el cIdy dy Wilt mOfflhs morul S Uiat they will not note
e ab to workthat W vmri rli that day dni The miner
ftiiows tows the a iw weatlicr t tker ier affects acredts afeetshId hs workiri workiriplace workhigplace Qrldhg QrldhgVI
place VI ace but he has not did knowledge to toemable toeaaaI tocsablnIUm
csablnIUm emable Jm hjni to understard why 1hyTh The Thm con condition conditton coiidiLlon ¬
diLlon of tire tiI air in a inlnd zniq danotiys 1lnQt lS very veryrauoh verymUM verymeek
mUM en the state atateof of tile tUeaJr ar at the th cur surface fiurfacc curface ¬
face As 1 tTio weight of theatroospuoro theatroospuorois thcalpt sphoro
is shown by the heIght of ottl1e the barometer barometerwe
WI can c n readily see that when the barom barometer baroameter rorn rorneter ¬
eter has sunk the air has become light lighter Uhter ¬
er and the pressure which before assist assisted assisted assisted ¬
ed to keep in the gas now being dimin diminished 1tmlnjshed dtrmtinIshed < ¬
ished allows it to escape eca As the gases gasescoming sasesc gusescoming
coming c mlng out of the slips and seams of f the theearth theearth theearth
earth come In contact with air and the theair theall theair
air being hot the moisture in the mjnes mjnesnaturally mJnesnaturally mInesnaturally
naturally makes it oppressive ai as there is isso isso Isso
so much humidity in the air the same as asit asJt asit
it is in the east When It is 85 8 or 90 de degrees do dogrees dcgrees ¬
grees in the shade the air being of low lowhumidity lowhumidity lownumldity
humidity we do not feel the theh heat nt here as asmuch asmuch asmuch
much as we do in the east The humidity humidityexisting humlditexisting humidityexisting
existing there makes It opprpessive and andso andso andso
so it is In the mines when the ceiling Is Isonly Isonly Isonly
only seven feet high as in a drift or or stope
Compare how much cooler a room with a ahigh ahlsh abight
high coiling COUIl1 is to one with Ith a low ceiling
Take It in Arizona Arl ona and Mexico jyhere It Itis ttIs itis
is from 110 to mae in the shade sha e at t times timesthe timethe timesthe
the atmosphere atm 3ohere there contains so little
humidity that it is not so oppressive as
90 degrees would be In the east ea t but If the thetemperature thetemperature titetemperature
temperature of Mexico existed in the east eastwith eaatwith eastwith
with the humidity common there thou thousands thousands thousands ¬
sands would die The powder smoke the thegases thea timegases
gases a e8 of the earth the carbonic acid gas gaagiven gasgiven ua uagiv
given giv n off by b the men in breathing and andperspiring andperspiring
perspiring forms a combination of gae gases gasesunknown gaseSunknown a aunknown
unknown to chemists and It they did didknow didknow didknow
know It would not help the situation for forto orto forto
to get rid of it is to remove time t o cause causewhich causewimich UUHe UUHewhich
which produces the effect and the effect effectceaes effectceates effectceases
ceases that can only bo done by plenty plentyaf
af fresh rre h air airA airA airA
A number of ideas have been brought broughtforth brougltforth brougitforth
forth to suggest su gest a possible cause of the theheat thoheat timeheat
heat of the mines some of which are ab absurd ab8urd abcurd ¬
surd One for example states that the thewood thewcod timewcod
wcod of the timber gets hot spontaneous spontaneously ¬
ly and gives off heat incessantly This ThtHwould ThlHwould Thiswould
would place wood In a class perhaps with withradium W withrudium Jth
radium However the cause of the heat
Captain Ben e Tibbey
is 1 a secondary consideration The fact Is Isthat Isthat Isthat
that the th heat is there and whether it be beof beof beof
of any an of the causea brought forth or orwhether orwhether
whether the devil himself is givinpr ivln the thefires thefires thefires
fires an extra stir docs not affect the thecase thecase thecase
case The primary question i Ia how in re remove rtmove rimmove ¬
move the heat I noticed notlced1n in the Miner Minerthat MInerthal Minerthat
that the statement was made that the themines themines themines
mines In the Lake Superior district ar arnot arnot arS arSnot
not hot There Is a reason for th thOir ir not
being so and andthat that is the ore carries e rries little Jtttlcor littleor
or no sulphur and the mines of Butts Buttscarry al1ttcarr Buttecarry
carry carr 20 per cent more or lass Decompo Decomposition Decomposition ¬
sition of the thm minerals results ID ii setting settingup ettlngup
up heat This has been proved > r ver1 many man
times in the mines which upon occasion
have been known to get on fire spontane spontaneously spontaaeously ¬
ously ousl examples of which have been seen seenin seenin seenin
in this camp Arizona Australia and aD oth other other other ¬
er foreign countries countriesAir countriesAir countriesAir
Air expands eX > Rnds with heat and contracts contractswith eontrlctswith contractswith
with cold as I have stated before I will willgive wIllgive willgive
give you a few figures to illustrate this thisFor thl thlFor thisFor
For instance air at a temperature of 3 3degrees tderees 32 32derees
derees weighs 550 grains per cubic fool fqotand IQotand
and and Its volume Is 100 at a temp temperature ratt re or oro
42 o degrees it weighs 539 grains and its itsvolume itsvolume itsvoiuiiio
volume is 102 at 52 degrees its weight Is Is52D ISgrains
529 grains and volume 104 at 62 degrees degreesits deSr e eIts
its weight is 518 and its itsvolume volume IDG at 72 72volume 72degrees 72degrees
degrees its welJht is 500 brains and It Itvolume its itsvolume
volume 100 at S3 Sll1egrees degrees Its weight is 433grains 433 135Kralns 41ograins
grains and Its volume 111 at 92 z degrees degreesits > s s1t3
its weight is 487 grains and Its volume 113 113Heat 113Heat 113Heat
Heat a Ventilating Povo PovoThe Pow PowtTime
The increase in heat Is llys U greatest greatestventilating greatestventilating greatestventilating
ventilating power that there is if it Is Isproperly Isproperly isproperly
properly utilized As you ou cqn see by
these figures quoted the wann air is isso isso isso
so much lighter than thanth the cold air Like Likea
a balloon In the air or a cork in water waterthe waterthe waterthe
the cold air is so much heavier that tlmatft
ft rushes dqwn and takes the place of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the warm air forcing the latter out You Youmust Youmust Youmust
must remember however that a current currentof
of air Is affected by friction just us wa water water mvater ¬
ter is As an illustration there th re is a astatement astatement astatement
statement in the Bible where it says us it itK Itis itis
is K easier for a camel to go through the theeye theIe theeye
eye of a needle nee le than It is for a rich richman richman richmoan
man to enter the kingdom of heaven Jteavenahd Jteavenahdcverybody and andeverybody ahdeverybody
everybody is trying to put that camel
through the eye of that needle which whichwould whichwould whichwould
would be nil right if they would first tlrstenlarge firstenlnro firstenlarge
enlarge the eye c of the needle JJ < I am amusing amusing amusing
using this as an illustration of the fric friction friction ¬
tion of air Friction increases with ve ¬
locity By B one system of ventilation you youcan youcan youcan
can prevent 80 per cent of the tit gases from fromescaping frome fromescaping
e escaping plng out or the straou stra t1o of th tub earth earthexcept earthexeept earthexcept
except as you work the ore out Under Underanother Underanother Underaimotiier
another plan you release these gases gas of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the earth The extra percentage of gases gasesmixing gaseHmixln gasesmixing
mixing mixln with the air of a mine increases
its volume thug timu increasing lucreasln tie friction frictionof
of the air current and those 8 gases m may y
become too prevalent = even to t the ex extent C Cttnt ¬
tent at times of blocking b your venti ¬
hating system and the deeper you go gothe gothe
the more poisonous and noxious gases you youmust youmust
must expect expectWhat
What do you think of compressed air airas airtie
as a ventllatlpr rediumV rediumVIt
It Is a known fact that compressed compressedair
air loses a percentage of Its oxygen
When t te > e air that has been compressed
is again expanded to its original volume volumeit
it I in tworer in oxygen oxygenIt
It reminds me of a maji qiap feodinzr an anelephant anelephant
elephant with a spoon After awhile the theanimal theminimal
animal would become so weak that he hecould hecould
could not move his trunk So it Is with witha
a man fed alone with such air Com Compretsed Coinpressed
pressed air is fed through a pipe of small
dimensions ant and after it leaves tht pipe plpospecific pipespecific
specific specific gravity projects It to the floor floorTo floorTo
To Illustrate the point let > UH subytltute subytltutewater sibctitutewter
water for air Take an Inch nine nn a afloor afleet
floor ten or thirty feet wide and see hew hewslowly howslowly
slowly and to what little death the th wa water Water ¬
ter covers th the floor So with cold air airIt airIt
It < > s a snecific gravity and nd would us
distributed the same av vatcr vnder like likeconditions likeconditions
conditions So I hardly take Into con consideration eonsideration ¬
sideration compressed air as a means of ofventilation ofventilation
ventilation foryou for yuu rrst hve sufficient sufficientcurrent sufficientcurrent
current of air to cares awav noxious noxiousEases noxiousgases
Eases rio owder der smoke ajd other Impuri Impurities impurhtie ¬
ties tie
More Shafts Necessary NecessaryDo
Do rou ou believe that the vntUwtiW of
time TVtie mines could be l mnirgy arpred d by bymore bymore
more raises and shafts shaftsAs shaftsAs
As I toldyou tuld you before the Parrot mine mtaeonly mineonly
only one dovncast and one upcast utteasta tb tba
a depth of 1109 feet and as liundr hiundrcam i icart
cart prove toyou it was well vwtilatttf vwtilatttfSince vitiIatdSince
Since that time they sunk a shaft called calledNo calledNo
No 6 on Wyoming street and connected connectedit
it with the workings of the Parrot mine mineThey mineThey
They also connected the Original mine mineon miteon
on the west and Clarks Colusa on the theeast theeaht
east also connected with the Neversweat Neversweatand
and Blue Jay Now there are five shafts shaftsmore shaftsmore
more than I had tb ventilate that mine mineand mineand
and they claim that the temperature is isS7
S7 and probably higher This increase increaseof
of raises from each level and shafts to tothe tothe
the surface does not show that they im imnrove utprove
prove ventilation but rather that they theyliave theyhave
have made it worse as shown by the theincrease theincrease
increase In temperature and the de deterioration dotenloration ¬
terioration of the air I know of about aboutten aboutten
ten shafts and ten air courses between betweenthe betweenthe
the Gagnon mine and the St Lawxenee Lawxeneewhich Lawencewhich
which makes twenty air connections that thatI
I know of and there may ba many more moreThis moreThis
This is a shaft for every 200 20 feet of ofthe oftime
the entire distance and if many more morewore umorowerq
wore sunk it would be all shafts and andraises andraIses
raises There are too many openings and andno andno
no man can handle them as you must mustqonfine macatijonfine
qonfine yourself to time laws of nature natureCold natureCold
Cold will co to heat bu but heat is never neverknown neverknown
known to co to cold The difference in intemperature intemperature
temperature which exists here shows a avariation awinlation
variation from romp SO to 90 decrees In sum summer sumamer ¬
mer to 30 or 40 below zero In winter and andit andit
it will be noticed that under those con condttions eonditiuns
dttions some shafts are downcast In InI
I summer and uacast in winter and the theair theair
air ROCS at will and Is not conducted conductedas
as you would water Air is elastic a and andcart d dn
cart n be taken anywhere as long as the thelaws tilelaws
laws of nature are obeyed that Je to say sayyou sayyou
you must always remember you cannot csmietdrive cannotdrive
drive hot air down and cold air up Non Ncrwtakinsr NontakIng
takIng the little section of the Butte Buttecamp Buttei
i camp that I speak of if you had ant antshaft oneI >
I shaft for the downcast and one for the theupcast theuncast
upcast it could be ventilated if properly properlyhandled properlyhandled
handled for there are many coal mH mHtoday mines minestoday
today that are four miles In on a fist iwtvein fistVein
vein and probably six times that In Inne inarea
area counting openings wimich have onlY onlYone
one ne upcast and one oneFans downncaaL downncaaLFans
Fans Would Not Help HelpMr HelpMr
Mr Tibbey do you believe tht fiBn fiBnaltlons 1 1titions
altlons are such in Butte that fun fans have havebecome leavebecome
become necessary necessaryI
I do do not believe under prqsant con conditions ttditins ¬
ditions with all these openings fa favould fans fanswould
would b be of any assistance they the would wouldbe wouldbe
be an injury more than a benefit be because hecause ¬
cause there is no system of venwiHtlon venwiHtlonIn
In this camn to which they could b he ap applied aDplied ¬
plied I have seen similar conditions In Inother inOilier
other camps to those tno e existing in Quit Quitnrn llutttoday
today nrn and nrA foreaw fn > can this < 1It situation c S tin t IllM here heretwentytour ll UKO UKOdelivered
twentytour yeata ago and talked and anddelivered
delivered lectures upon the tiubjaet but butno butCo
no attention was paid to It IL and it was wafcalled wascalled
called Tibboys hobby Today It hue huebecome se sebecome
become a vital question to the health healthof
of the miner to the wealth of tb the com companies cornpanics ¬
panics am to the prosperity of O the com community cornimmunity ¬
immunity at hare lrseThis hareThis
This Is to the interest af the employe employeand eploytmand
and envjlover alike like and to th tim country countryIn
In general Millions and mMkms of dol dollars dohlens ¬
lars have been lost hostwastedin wasted In this camp campand campand
and many others which is of no bone benefit bonefit ¬
fit to anyone If there was good air airin airiii
in the mines twice UK much work would wouldbe wouldbe
be accomplished and the work would be beH
H 1 pleasure and not a burden to the men menGood menGood
Good air gives energy and life and de deprived doprived ¬
prived of oxygen the men arc weak lack lacking lacklag ¬
lag in vitality which makes poor work workinc workoor
inc > oor results resultsWhat resutah
What Poor Ventilation Costs Butte ButteHow
h
How much do you think is loot iu iuPutu InButt
Butt or account of poor ventilation ventilationM
M Tihbey TihbeyMillions
Millions and millions of dollar li Iea Ieajjr ve veLrfn °
Lrfn jjr rim lost here Say there are 5 5000 10 men menworking menmsorking
working In poorly ventilated mines in inButte
Butte Onethird of eight hour hourIs > hislIetusnutitatSladayfee
Is islIetusnutitatSladayfee 11 Tftt us nut it at 1 a day for fcOOO fcOOOrt Six
rt r In thirty days that would U be iC iCor 150
> or JlSOOOOO per year A Ab state stated above aboveit boveI
it rca be that SO p per r cent of the labor labori
I i ics nst but I have taken Jeas eas than a athird athird
third rhlch hieh vould pay ay S p per r cent on onU3sjOCOJL onBa
U3sjOCOJL Ba OC0t This Is a logs that Is no hens benent henslit
nt to the workingman THJ o benefit to tottie tottc
ttie companies but a loe loss of that amount amountcf
cf money to the world I hone tn Jive llweto Jiveto
to see the day when better ate will be besumphied ef efsupplied
supplied to th tIle minesfor mines for as l 1jtted 1jttedbefore tU tUbetore
before there are thousand of ntwn In Inthfs Uttitle
title camp aware of this eoiMliuo eoiMliuothere as asthere
there arc other thousands scattered to tothe tothe
the four noints of the compass compassWould compassWould
Would the cost of a ventllalmr ala ayatern alatern
tern for fo the mines of Butte be beI exe exeNo
I 51cc 51ccI
I No it would be but a dro droi IT in the thebucket thebucket
bucket compared to what would be saved savedand savedsimd
and even less than that if the system systemwere systemwere
were understood in the beslimlnir and andcarried nd ndcarried
carried along with the development work worXIn workIn
In conclusion I would say What is isthe isthe
the atmosphere and Its use to t the hu human beman ¬
man system Man is so constituted th that thathis t this
his body is dependent upon th the rn natrial natrialwitim t rwl rwlwith
with which he It surrounded for adurisli adurisliinept durt durtment
inept and support and no subject deserves deservesgreater deservesgreater
greater attention for the health of th thhuman the thehunman
human system than to live and breathe breathea
a pure atmosphere God gave us pure aIr aIriii r rin
in abundance as he has water and to todeprive todeprive
deprive human beings of that must cot certainly cottainly ¬
tainly ba f crime crimeWhen crimeWheim
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air to breathe It was not given grudg grudgingly grudginghy ¬
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