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R. T. Walker letter to Pacific Audit and System Company, March 20, 1918

March 20, 1918 Pacific Audit & System Co. , 936 Union Oil Building, Los Angeles, Calif. Gentlemen: We will shortly have open the following position in our employ: Cyanide plant operator: duties, to operate Dorr thickeners, agitators, an Oliver filter, a gas engine, and accessory cyanide equipment. Wages, $4.00., eight hours; increased to $4.25 in two months or sooner, if duties of position are satisfactorily mastered sooner. Familiarity with all the equipment named is not necessary, provided the applicant has had sufficient mill exprience, and has an aptitude and ability for work of this nature. Steady man wanted; married man preferred. There are opportunities for adding to the wages stated, by repair work on overtime, if desired. Employment permanent for the right man. Board, $1.20 per day room, 50c. per week (bring bedding); hospital fee, $1.50 per month. Small houses available for families, rent $5.00 per month. This is a desert country; dry and healthful; pleasant in winter; hot in summer; altitude, 2500 ft. Camp is clean, but lacks the convenineces and facilities of large mining communities. Wire us collect when you have a suitable candidate. Very truly yours, Techatticup Mine, by Supt.
R. T. Walker letter to Pacific Audit and System Company, March 20, 1918
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Letter describes an employment opening for a cyanide plant operator.
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