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Request: Demo 1387784387703282
Status: PROCESSED Received: 23 Dec 13 18:39:47 Format: plain
Job: Mohave County Miner, 17 Jun 1899 Comment: View at LoC

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At present India consumes some 'M.-000 tons At present India consumes some 'M.-000 tons
of eopper annually, which is used mainly iu of copper annually, which is used mainly in
the construction of those copper and brass the construction of those copper and brass
cooking pots and other utensils used there cooking pots and other utensils used there
from time immemorial. An attempt is now being from time immemorial. An attempt is now being
made to replace theso metals by aluminum, the made to replace these metals by aluminum, the
Initiative in the matter beitig due to Mr. A. initiative in the matter being due to Mr. A.
Chatterton, professor of engineering at the Chatterton, professor of engineering at the
Madras University, says London Engineering, Madras University, says London Engineering,
Professor Chatterton, on his return to Iudia Professor Chatterton, on his return to India
last November, took with him a small quantity last November, took with him a small quantity
of aluminum, and com meuced with it at the metal of aluminum, and commenced with it at the metal
working classes of the School of Arts. Madras, working classes of the School of Arts. Madras,
of which ho was tho di rector. A little later of which he was the director. A little later
a small factory was equipped and the products a small factory was equipped and the products
were so favorably received that the output were so favorably received that the output
in tho course of five months amounted to considerably in the course of five months amounted to considerably
over a ton jrer mouth. This result is somewhat over a ton per mouth. This result is somewhat
surprising, in view of the intense conservatism surprising, in view of the intense conservatism
of tho Indian people. Nevertheless, this lat of the Indian people. Nevertheless, this latter
ter feeling, though it has not resulted very feeling, though it has not resulted very
actively n chango of material, is still strongly actively a change of material, is still strongly
displayed, in so far as the forms and finish displayed, in so far as the forms and finish
of these cooking vessels are concerned. Tho of these cooking vessels are concerned. The
shapes of the new vessel must, to bo acceptable, shapes of the new vessel must, to be acceptable,
bo exactly the same as the old; and tho matter be exactly the same as the old; and the matter
is somewhat complicated, as these traditional is somewhat complicated, as these traditional
pots differ iu every district. Further, the pots differ in every district. Further, the
vessel must be all hand-made, as drawn or spun vessel must be all hand-made, as drawn or spun
work is disliked, in spiteof its greater cheapness. work is disliked, in spite of its greater cheapness.
An attempt to meet the native wishes iu this An attempt to meet the native wishes in this
matter whilo at tho samo time reducing the cost matter while at the same time reducing the cost
of the utensils, is now being made. A drawing of the utensils, is now being made. A drawing
press is used to accomplish tho initial stages press is used to accomplish the initial stages
of tho work, which is then finished by hand. of the work, which is then finished by hand.
Some of the Indian workmen aro said to be now Some of the Indian workmen are said to be now
very skillful in tho use of tlio new material, very skillful in the use of the new material,
and elforts aro being made to establish similar and efforts are being made to establish similar
factor ies elsewhere. The aluminum used has, factories elsewhere. The aluminum used has,
up to tho prosent time, been ob taiued from tho up to the present time, been obtained from the
British Aluminum company. Western Miuing British Aluminium company. Western Mining
World. It is said that tho women of Hon duras World. It is said that the women of Hon duras
washed gold from the sands of the Guayopa river washed gold from the sands of the Guayopa river
and from tho proceeds of their labor paid for and from the proceeds of their labor paid for
tho con struction of 11 church at tho town of the construction of 11 church at the town of
Jnticalpa. Tho gold was got by washing the auriferous Jnticalpa. The gold was got by washing the auriferous
sands in batcas. They seldom took gravel from sands in batches. They seldom took gravel from
bedrock and often waded into tho stream, dipping bedrock and often waded into the stream, dipping
up tho gravel and sand from under tho water and up the gravel and sand from under the water and
dexterously separating tho gold from tho wash. dexterously separating the gold from the wash.
A largo number of women engaged In tho work, A large number of women engaged in the work,
which was continued for over u period of years which was continued for over a period of years
before miHleient gold was obtained for the before ancient gold was obtained for the
purpose. The Journal-Miner says that G. W. purpose. The Journal-Miner says that G. W.
Hull reports that 50,000$ has boon placed In Hull reports that 5000ft has been placed in
bank for starting tho devel opment work on tho bank for starting the development work on the
United Verdo Extension company's property United Verde Extension company's property
at Jerome. The mines iidjoin those of the United at Jerome. The mines adjoin those of the United
Verdo and whilo they are but partially develofied Verde and while they are but partially developed
at present it is announced that the big ore bodies at present it is announced that the big ore bodies
of tho latter properties are known to oxiouu of the latter properties are known to extend
into tho Extension company's claims. into the Extension company's claims.