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Weekly News-Letter AN APPRENTICE DISCUSSES TOPICS OF THE WEEK IN LIGHT VEIN [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
Weekly News-Letter AN APPRENTICE DISCUSSES TOPICS OF THE WEEK IN LIGHT VEIN Dear Mum, A lot of the chaps 011 our job are going Strong for labour. I like 'argufying' with them, just to make them rattled. X picked up the Annual Report of the Employers' Federation of New South Wa^es the other day and learned up a lot of other peoples view-points. At Luc Annual Conference held twelve months ago (the report was issued this month, so now we won't be able \to say anything about govern mental methods after that), the employers pro tested against beintr taxed for Child Endow liient bv_ the- State Government, seeing ' that the Federal- Arbitration Court provides for full child maintenance in awards governing their industries. I think I would object to having industry taxed for children's upkeep in any case, seeing that having, keeping and rear'iiw families is the prerogative of the parents' and not an industrial undertaking. And further I'm thinking if they want industry, which has been batte...
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Tenders Accepted) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Tenders Accepted) Shire of Amaroo. — Contract No. 2/1930. — Con- ?struction of 2m. 1400ft. of gravel-surfaced ' . macadam pavement, in two sections, on Main Road No. 233,. Wellington to Parkes. Con tract No. 3/1930. — Construction ,of fourteen (14') precast reinforced concrete box cul verts, within the two sections of the above contract. Tenders of Messrs. Gam- Bros, and Jenkins, VVaur.hope, recommended to the ' Main Roads Board Jor acceptance. Municipality of Bankstown. — Erection of two (2) pavilions. — One pavilion only: Contrac tors Patterson and Freilas of Regents Paik, amount of tender £338/16/-. Shire of Bellingen. — Following work on Main Road No. 119, Bellingen to Thora: — Con- struction of a singie 20' feet span timber beam bridge, on piles, at two miles from Bellingen. — W. E. Huxley,' Bellingen. £325. Shire of Bellingen.— Following works on ' De velopmental Road No. 1134, Thora to Briner ville: Contract No. 5/30. — Construction of 1264 lineal feet of ro...
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Tenders Received) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Tenders Received) East Maitland Court House. — General repairs,' renovations and painting.— Joseph Head lowest), .48 Harris Street, Harris Park, £c20 : L. E. Brander, £676/15/-; F. F. Cole, .£685; Taylor and Buffier, £715; A. P. Wall, . £717/17/7; G, T. Moore, £723/18/-; D. I. Ireland, £724/10/-; C. and F. Burg, £749; F. and R. Compton. £816/10/-; Avard Bros., £845; F. M. Treasure, £870/16/-; A. Steel, £889; G. Pilgrim, £906/13/-; W, B. Timmins £1345. :? Road Ivanhoe' to Wilcannia (Federal /Aid Rd.) ' Construction of 156 chains of plain forma tion and side drains, and 456 chains of berm formation. — W. R. Marr (lowest), Church Street, Hay, £825/10/-; J. A. Purtill, £921/8/ W. R. Diessel. £971/2/-; John Stokes; *£1032; E. O'Kanc, £1110; T. Bowe, £1299; A. P. Stead, £1377; -Gallagher , Bros.. £1476/18/-; J A. Kennedy, £1797; R. Eves, £2044/10/-; P. C. O. McKeon. £2685/12/-; Arthur Purtill (received late), £.1119/10/ Road- Wentworth to .Menihdie (Federal Aid Ro...
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.—(Tenders Accepted) General: [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S ' DEPARTMENT. — (Tenders Accepted) General: Schedule C.589, multiple twin cable, £1293/ 10/10. All States except Tas. — -Contract No. 2364^ — W. T. Glover (through High Com missioner). Supply and delivery of voice frequency repeaters —Ex. Min. No. 86) £684.— Standard Tele phones and Cables (A/sia, Ltd., Sydney. Schedule C.644:, printed forms, 'R' series, £433/15/4. All States. — Contract No. 2385. — H. Gorton and Co.,' Box 6, -King Street, Post Office, Sydney. South Australia: Schedule S. A. 753.— Scrap copper and bronze wire, O. T. Lempriere and Co.. £1056/7/8. Scrap ingot lead. Grotjan and Co.. £115/4/-.
SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST (Received) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST (Received) Supply of Steel Work. — Lidcombe Structural Steel Co., Structural Engineering Co., James Iiurll & Co. Ltd., Steel Constructions Ltd., Horan & Crossan. Luke Muras Ltd.. Aus tralian Iron and Steel Ltd., Sydney Steel Co., Ltd., Morrison & Bearby, Clyde En gineering Co., Ltd., Poole & Steel.
FAMILY ENDOWMENT TAX [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
FAMILY ENDOWMENT TAX .RETURNS of wages paid under State Awards 01* Industrial Agreements during the quarter 1st Jul}', 1930, to 30th September, 1930, should be furnished to the Commissioner of Taxation, Warwick Building, Hamilton Street, Sydney, 011 or before 14th October. 1930. Forms are ?obtainable at all Post Offices, Court Houses, and Police Stations. Penalty for failure to furnish return not exceeding £50. E. J. McMAHON, Commissioner of Tax ation. (C. 5771)
SALES TAX Effect on Electrical Contractors [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
SALES TAX Effect on Electrical Contractors Electrical contractors whose business is strifctly coniined to electric installations in bu.ldings so as to make light and power avail able, are ' not ??manufacturers or wholesale mer chants who require to be registered. Sales tax is payable by the suppliers to those per sons of the materials they require icr the pur poses of their contracts. A retailer .of electrical goods and materials who undertakes contracts similar to the' above and is not engaged in . manufacturing any of the goods retailed or used by ? liim for purposes, o: his contracts; is not required' to register as a manufacturer or wholesale merchant mere ly on account of- the contracts. ' Sales tax' is payable by the suppliers to this person of all goods obtained by him. When . the contracts for power ? installations include the placing of an electric motor in 1 edition, the contractor is: not a manufacturer by reason of that fact,- nor. would he be a manufacturer merely becau...
ARCHITECTS' FINAL CERTIFICATE Can It Be Provisional? [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
ARCHITECTS' FINAL CERTIFICATE Can It Be Provisional? A case of particular interest to architects and master builders was decided last .montlr in the Civil Court in Victoria. v Master Builder J. J. Taylor claimed from Architect Tv. Henderson of -Ai. and K,. Hen derson, £1300 damages in connection with the failure of the architect to hand over a cheque tor~£dUU given to mm by a bunding owner in respect of certain additions to the Euroa Hotel. In his claim Taylor stated that a contract was made on the 20th August, 1929, .between , him and George Hutchinson, in which lie agreed to' cairy out certain alterations and make additions to the Euroa Hotel, at Euroa. f c r Hutchinson and the latter agreed to pay the sum of £2572 for the work. The work was to be done under the supervision of .the de fendant, 'as architect. _ T11. January last defend ant, as agent for plaintiff, received a cheque for £300 from Hutchinson, to pav into, the . bank to meet certain cheques drawn bv nVntiff .for credi...
FIERCE TORNADO AT CABRAMATTA, (N.S.W.) Tribute to "Fibrolite" Construction [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
FIERCE TORNADO AT CABRAMATTA, (N.S.W.) Tribute to 'Fibrolite' Construction A View of the Two 'Fibrolite' Homes Mentioned Below. The cyclonic storm* that swept the Cabra : matta District, N.S.W. on the 9th September, ranks as one of the most severe in the history ? of the State. The storm was over in the space of a few .'?'?minutes, its trail, being marked by unroofed, and battered houses, shattered windows, ruined awnings, broken fences and trees and demol ished sheds and garages. Before the onslaught of the tornado, a picture theatre constructed of brick collapsed like a pack of cards. The iron roof was lifted and carried into the air, to be torn asunder by terrific gusts. Great damage was caused to the Cabramatta Hotel, which is also constructed of brick. One of the noticeable results of the storm was that the most convincing evidence was provided of the remarkable strength and struc tural stability of 'Fibrolite' Asbestos-Cement dwellings', hundreds of which are erected in the Ca...
BRIDGE INSPECTORS' AWARD [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
BRIDGE INSPECTORS' AWARD A variation of the Crown Employees' Per manent and Temporary (General) Award has been made in respect of the weekly rates nay able to inspec'ors of ironwork on the Harbour Bridge, and whose duties include supervision on behalf of the Public Works Department of the steelwork. The variation will take effect fl-* f fif 95 j. ~ .11 W 1 UlU y tJL. i rt-i dim Will update Until. the bridge is completed, but not for' more than two vears from the date the . variation comes into force. The weeklv rates are— Shop in spectors (ironwork). £7/5/-; field inspectors (ironwork), £8/17/6; senior shon inspectors (ironwn-k), £7/15/-: and paintwork inspectors, £8/7/6.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
Asphalting, Tar-paving, Concreting, Turfing Lawns and Tennis Courts, General House Repairs and Renovations. Shop and Office Fitting. Demolition and Removal of Buildings. J. CHALLONER 25 NEWTON ST., ALEXANDRIA. Phone: L 2148. 4 DECOLITE ' FIREPROOF FLOORING A cheap, tough, hard-wearing, fireproof, Non-Slipping, Non-Cracking Flooring. Especially suitable for schools, Hospitals, Factories, Public Buildings. Private Houses, Halls, Bathrooms, Verandahs, etc. Can- be laid upon any existing floor or new found- ( ation. For full particulars apply — Bell's Asbestos Australian Agency Ltd 226 SUSSEX STREET, SYDNEY. ELECTRIC LIFTS - HYDRAULIC LIFTS INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE ana REPAIRS AT REASONABLE PRICES HYDRAULIC POWER, ELECTRIC and HYDRAULIC LIFTS Ltd. 14 Martin Place, A. Maync Iicron, I Sydney. Manager PLEASE MENTION ' CONSTRUCTION ' WHEN YOU WRITE TO OR DEAL WITH ADVERTISERS IN 1H1S PAPER
The Master Builders REPORTS OF MEETINGS COUNCIL OF BRANCHES Revenue Ways and Means [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
The Master Builders REPORTS OF MEETINGS COUNCIL OF BRANCHES Revenue Ways and Means -The' ' special meeting of . the Council . of ? Branches- held last ' Wednesday evening in rc- ? -garclto t lie R e v en u e W ays and Means s c h e in e put forward by the Parent: Bod' decided to aclopt the principle of the scheme and .sug gested certain amendments in regard to de i tails. These were considered and finalised last Friday by .the-. Executive of the Association ? ?and the President of each Branch. Loans and Mortgages The Chairman (Mr. J. S. MacGregor) stated ? that a letter had been received from the Secre tairy ,of - the Canterbury- Bankst'own Branch sug . gesting that sonic definite action should be : taken against the methods being adopted by ^ v . mortgagees in forcing the purchasers of h.qmes p;-:; to reduce their mortgages and increasing the p:'r rate of- interest. Mr. A. Cowell (President of the ' Canter bury-Bi\nkstovvn Branch) explained, ho^vever. that in view of the promises b...
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT October 2.— N.S.W. — (a) Supplv and delivery . * . ' of 1154 wooden telegraph poles where - re quired between Murrurundi and the intersec tion of the Main Northern and Nundle Rds.; or alternatively (b) Supply and delivery on trucks, Murrurundi, Ardglen and Willow Tree. Schedule N. 54/30. October 7. — General. — Supply of washers. Sche dule C.664. October 13. — N.S.W. — Purchase of scrap metals N.S.W. 185. — Departmental Stores Branch, Svdney and Brisbane, and G.P.O., Melbourne C.l. October .14. — General. — Supply of condensers. Schedule C.641. October 16 — N.S.W. — (a) Supply and delivery of 1234 wooden telegraoh poles where re quired between West .Maitland and Single-' ton, or alternatively (b) supply and delivery on trucks, West Maitland, Branxton and ??''Singleton. N.57/30. — Office of the Divisional Engineer, Newcastle; and at Cessnock, West Maitland, Singleton, ' Dungor and Paterson Post Offices. October 28.- — General.— Supply of radio term ina...