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E. E. FISHER
Titarie Ore Co. Incorporates
of N. C. Clay Co. with
The N? rth Carolina ?lay Comray.
I thv -*h\v mm. J pt.naps
| clay mining comj
^ \ i Una. which h ? rcc? ntly
cKan^: name from the Titanic
O;, ' ami increased its
fap;- . t?? a quarter of a million
<: This Clay County con,ir,
in ?'a}>it*>!i:'.ation. larjfe
ir. it- * perty holdings and the size
et deposits and in the
ir.tv- -vtent of it- vrhanic.il
fdi ninv. the ciay found
en it crt e .
H;. " ' . *o'i.i being mined by
th:s ? ' > -how - up to l?e amonj?
Inteno.} view of the mine, ihowing
the conveyor and tome of the minfr?
Note the imall amount of or rburdin
on the clay.
a *? arc lingering ?nd annc.yir.ff.
WV TSah i i.rr fir.l niith I ani.to
Oamr 17 MMion Jar* U?d Ymarty
Help to Mdij^e l
If you lived in a commun
where you could catch all t
fish you wanted, where y
would not need any clothes
cept the skins from anim
that you killed, where nati
supplied your wants for eat:
and sleeping and keeping v
additional, you would not 1
" Man shall not live by brca
music, books, pictures and
have entertainment. These
t* man and hia family could ex
but he muat have railroads to b
trunks _ the articled that give
No matter where you Eve to-day
juat as much as if you lived in N?
Ulation center. The railroads bri
r Do nothing that will hampt
va.t them from continuing
the best ear found in this country.
CK unusual white nest*t high in plasticity.
low in shrinkag,. and capable
i f standu e a h: _'h degree of he:.?,
the demard !'<?; kaolin from this
deposit has increased to such an
extent that the ny ha? found
it necessary t-? greatly enlarpe it-*
far litios and working f rcc i:i t :der
to beirn to -ur.he d ard. This
explains tk re.ison for adv.\ :cirg
the capitalization from $. mo t->
().?! !,-.uo. Th >; ? ::! opt ?w?w
covers approximately four act - and
-ho comu ssaiy at ?i t rv.ents which
h-.ve iMfirn erected f t* the wukers,
cover another thr< aco .
Ha a Own Method.
The North CArol:r.afc CI: . ' >0^3
pane's method of operation differs
from most othei Clay mines Sn th's
state in that machinery i. us* a
throughout th? pro?- >s and just us
ICttlo m?.. - - ?
hit*. The day is t ik n frnpj th? mine
hold :m?i < .rried hv conveyor
through the washer-. tw,? set ,f i
thr ugh the compressor , plat: d in
the dryers r.y hand and then !??: ! ?!
on the cai 1 for -ivpment Trie
proves i- ?' practically done :x
hydraulic and conveyor, heft ryjU-m.
The process i- -r.inhte! .- Intec-at d
and arranged in pr iper sequence.
Sequence of Opt ration*
The kaolin is carried fro.M the1
miri" hole into a sluicing b \ ly
conveyor hell, th.-n > pumncd in o
large bin- where, by sp ,1 pro.- -?
<ly guarded by the < i n.iny, the
coarser particles of sand, mica, audi
other fortign : id stare s r,rv remov-.
ell. Th-. r; th" ay u. int-. a e :d
set ' ; bins where th? finer parti
of anv foreign -abstain- are renin v- ;
ed. From th., sei ond set of bins :ik<I .
ca: ried into the filter pr? - where j
it is subjected t0 a prcssuf-- of more
than lf>0 pounds, the \ iter pre- ?d I
out and it is moulded into oval i
discs about two ft a t in diameter
u* t ?.
One of the first finicthing vats used
mbi'tnrri from the kaolin. . The coai
removed from this vat. This refuse, *Ii
tor ro.-td building.
>e hnppy or comfortable,
id alor.e." He should have
automobiles; play games;
tilings make civilization. i
ist or live on very few things,
ring to him the more complex
him happiness and pleasure,
in America, you can enjoy lite
iw York City, or any other popng
these things to you.
rr the railroads and prcto
render eood scrrice.
" TJ kLLIAriLil
THK CHEROKEE SC
I " -
General view of the development
County, N. C.. showing the dryer she
quarters of sonia of the '.workers. Tr
to potteries in Ohio ar.d New Jers-y.
and ah: ut two inch:-- thick. The."
Idiscs are thvr. placed into steam
dryers for twentyfour hours. after
whkh it is ready for shipment. At
pre -.lit the finished pre duct is being
carried two miles to tht ra ad l?y
I* :!. et :rpillar tractors and
lirailer.. and V rd trucks
nl of Operations and Properties
The Company owns two bodies of
'.clay M fv - it . The first deposit
- ;t a iriart , f .11;'. in length
! to feet wide and 150 feet deep.
The >rd dee sjt . a half mile
long. 250 fe? t w ! and approximately
150 d ?Only one
ni.---ir.tr has this far bcen made.
Tlr i - is, :i tremendous toming . here
and it will t:. 1. . v ars t., i-xhau t it.
The 'deposit have ben vxaniim d
and t - tanat . 1 fry clay * xpert- from
cveral d ffe ? .< sections of the
> pitry ar.d they are all ?-f the
op-.nion, ait.r making numerous
m riving i mai in re air. I rom
* ulit to try m;i.on tons in these two
i:,-j.o it Wi t ally nrilici'.s of dollars
by thf ror.inaiiy in removing foreign
rser particles of mica and silica are
low;, or, the out de, is very desirable j
worth of clay. The company holds J1
ISO acres of land and it is
practically all underlian with thi.<l
kaolin. At many places the overburden
is practically nothing and
at no place is it heavy. There is such |
(Treat demand for the clay that the
company is planning to put on three
shifts just as soon as nten and
quarters can be secured. "The
company h*s orders booked 'three
years ahead," said President Visher
;t few days ago, "and any one of
three or four companies would sign <
contracts for the entire output," j
Interior view of one of the twcj large
ishir.g of the kaolin in the special proccs
Finer portions of foreign substances, ?t
. FOR THC RELIEF OF
Pain in the Stomach and
Bowels. Intestinal Cramp
- SOLD EVERYWHERE -
OUT. MURPHY. NORTH CAROLINA
> NEAR I
Sf: -v- ': 5
of tiio North Caro lir.a Clay Companj
di, e.'^.v.K room, part of conveyor jj
lis quarier million dollar concern is m
k-ov ieii Mr. Ii>her. Fro pi forty
: ? <i\\ nit'n are now employed on a
: :> n hoar shift, bill when u??".
: w ip. put into effect, about
;i will bt. employed on three
-hift.. f"'ty oe fifty men each.'
This v 1 give twenty-four hour
Dryer *,hod and ihinping room of t
far end. Some of the finished kaolin i
sacked and ready for shipment.
Is Used for Chinaware
Most of the kaoli,, is going to 1
Ohio and New Jersey, according
to the manager, where it is used in
making the highest grade china and
tableware, tileir.g, enamels, etc.
Products made from this kaolin are i
aid to equal those made front the
inuch-tulked-of foreign clays. This
day requires the addition of a very
small portion of other clays to be
The clay is remarkably free from ,
foreign substances, and by ' special
process worked out by the company
these M^all portions are entirely
r e moved fro m the clay.
This refuse, consisting largely of
pure silica sand has been tested for
r ad purposes and found to be excellent
for this purpose. It is be- !
ing used locally.
Tenements for Help.
Tenement houses hav,. been constructed
for much of the help. Although
most of the labor is drawn
from the immediate section, officials
L-cnsidered it more desirable to have I
its !ahor supply on the ground, and ,
this led to the construction of quar- j
Lers both for white and colored la-,
borers. The:* hunk and do their
coking in these quarters. As soon
is possible, more quarters will be j
\ ... c
. fchniahing vats used in the findfl fin- ^
s of tk? company. In fthese vats thq
ich si mica and silica, are removed.
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t". Inc., of near Hayesville, in Clay
rstcna, refining vat. commissary ana'
mini; ?-'d shiny.ing high grade kaolin
construct'-'' and a sort of hotel for
the worker, opened up lay the com* |
pany. Lumber is being placed on j
the ground for ths latter purpose.
A company commissar).* is one c.tcc!
oii the fctoumis for th c??nve- |
Inience of th.- helt?. The official; of
the company have built houses ?>n i
L2t a:.'*: . ?
he Company. The dryer* are in the |
s shown in the near end of the shed,
the grounds and make their home?
The property i.* located on */hc
Hayesville-Murphy road, about two
miles out of Hayesvilley which is the
postoffice. H 'Wi'Vur, this new development
is taking on the appeava? tv
of a small town and no doubt before
long a postoffice will b established
The company is interested in it*
help, as is evidenced by the Fourth
of July celebration recently given.
Quarters erected by the company to
the large trailers, in which the kaolin i
in the foreground.
Public speaking, races, and other cn:crtainmenf
featured in the celcbra*
Northern Capita? Making Development.
This huge development is living
ione by northern capital. President
5. E. Fisher, of the company, is a
tative of New England, although ;
ie came south from Toledo, Ohio. .
lis son, Arthur, is associated with '
lim in the management of the busi
nakc up the company, which is a
Mr. Fisher cnnv ?*uth about two
oars aco ,*>nd investigated this
roperty and then organized the T!anic
Ore Company, and originally
dunned to mine titanium and other
Commissary of the company erected
LE, N. C.
-rfy ..F genuine
- - i'I A. it TOBACCO
Enable Dyspeptics to eat whatever
they *ish. Cause food to assimilate.
Nourish the bcdy, give fppetite.
"COLD IN THE HEAD"
I, aN*r.r 1 '"aUrrh
Thors L e * i " Ms are
general. a "ran <lown" condition.
HAI.I/S ATARRH MEDICINE is a
Treatment c : '.suf of an Ointment. t'?
t - 'is* 1 1" '.iiv an a Tonic, which acts
Quickly through t? Blood on the Mu us
Fur!a <: . buv up *be St'Btein.
and making you less liable to ""Old#."
I 8 >M bv drugg * fur ever 40 Years.
E. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo. O.
! r. I a' Iiv; with 1*. But the *
h i h . v. , ir.ettd?
"ii ill; ?>it . i tin' d-. iinv.i has increased
so rapidly that th. mining
f anything hut kuoiin for tht. pres?
nt. at !e;t-1. h;.- beer givtii up.
i"r 1:1 i than a war tests and experiments
v.th the clav w re made and
>ix months ago the company got
-jch favorably report, from pottcre*
and1 cream id cnginers over the
?ountry that it hi . an ' install niahinny.
Oni htr ire-1 and .-ix%r
hoise power 1m. i rs w w drive the
finishing machine iy , ongina of 75h"r
c power capacity. Smaller en..
ti ?re u- d for driving the pumps
-Mil < ?nv?yur >v-:. m. 1 steam
i ran*, is being nla . 1 i' the mine to
nick up the elay and place it on
the conveyor.*. Additional presses
mid dr\ eg machine. v b.-ing add1
whiehj will r -- tate\ thc huild
i mg i more nc?is. more washing
\ats. and greatly incroa* thv tonnage
output. It is ? \- vied that it
11 an be increased to t era I car4 a
day when thv new equipment is in
Other Possibililici i*- Thia Soction.
This autre di e-!"]> ;. ::t iji southwestern
North Carol in.a is only one
out of many hundreds "f possibilities
in this section. Th( vvaterpowes on
the rivers in this extreme corner of
the State sufficTnt 10 generate
electrical energy to turn the wheels
* ? i
r the uae of ita workccr* Two of
a hauled to the railroad, are ihown
of factories and plants to fill the
beautiful valleys stretching along tho
streams. \ The undeveloped mineral
resources, such a* marble, talet kaolin,
copper, iron and other ores, as
wen ua ino iuresis 01 virgin narawood
timber, offeP unlimited /opportunities.
Mr. Fisher is demonstrating
what can be done in thi3
section, and it is calculated that his
achievements will bring others into
this fieli^ for developments. Mining
and smelting propositions, woodworking
plants and any number of
others would find this -an excellent
location on account of the conization
of natura^ resources, together
with the unlimited labor supply and
the -competitive, tfreight rates from
for the benefit of the workers.