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Anaconda News 1904-06-24

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 THE ANACONDA a'SWS.  ������������  9������_ars  ���������HE  Vol 4. 'No 28 J������ :  FR1PA5T. JFNE  24, 19G4.  5 c. per M������>nth,  The coi.verter at the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter has blown in!  The clay and quartz mill was started  up oh Monday afternoon and electricity  was first turned onto the blowers on  Mondiy morning.  Lining of the converters started on  Tuesday. This work is done by hand  at present. A large mold is placed in  the center of one of the parts of a converter and the clay, after being mixed  by machine with the quartz, is packed  in around it and the mold pulled out by  To: one of our &cs.    it Pays.  ll  the cane.  The blast was turned on at twenty-  three minutes before r,i������e. The converter tipped up with ease. After  some time it was turnod down to receive a pot of matte. A pot is h^I by  the era lie under a 6pout running to the  settler. The entire product of one tapping i3 run into this pot, and it is then  dumped in the converter. The blast is  first turned on and the converter tipped  up.  At twenty-nine  minutes  after     ten  7^  ���������gXHiiittued on page 2. E  tt 1- t~������  IX..  Continued frorn  Page  v "      .One.  one hour and forty-six minute*; after  starting, the blast was hhut off. Eight  minutes later the first blister copper  was poured into the molds. Seven a d  a half molds were filled on the first  charge.  The new blowing engine that supplies th@ cc^verter blast runs very  smooth. This run was a splendid record, as the entire process was without  a hitch.  It requires an expert eye to see the  moment at which the blast is to be  turned off. Expert men are al������=o necessary in the operation of skimming,  The������c men have ccme from   Butte  and  Tennessee.    They appear   to   be     fireproof.  ���������On Thursday night the   therrrometer  ^otdown to 29 1  the end of. June.  got down to 29 Fahr.    This is cold   for  In the  THAT'S ALL.  i  m  m  i  "Wf-  I  :!#


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