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LAST WEEK'S SALES [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
'LAST WEEK'S SALES Bargo. — Land, £56. — Arthur Rickard and Co. Ltd. Bondi— Land, Waiora Avenue, £800.— Mac- Cormick & Co., Coogee. Leichhardt/— Cottage, 65 Lords Road, £618. — Richardson and Wrench Ltd. Llandilo.— Land, £25.. — Ridge and Co. ' Ltd. Mosman. — 18 Kareela Road, £2500. — Gray & Co. . Northbridge. — Land, Karfteruka Road, ,£305. — Richardson Bros. 1 :' North Sydney. — Two Pairs S.D. Cottages, Bray Street, £2260. — Richardson & Wrench Ltd* Riverstone. — Land, £45.- — Ridge and Co. Ltd. Rose Bay. — Flats, Balfour Road, £14,340.— Grav and Co. St. Mary's. — Land, £25, £50, £25, £55, £50. £50; £25; £125. — Ridge and Ccv Ltd. Wahroonga — Land, £2400. — Gray and Co.
STRUCTURAL DETAILS OF THE ILL-FATED AIRSHIP R101 [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
STRUCTURAL DETAILS OF THE ILL-FATED AIRSHIP R101 (From 'Engineering') . Built at the Royal Airship Works, at Cardington, England, the airship R101 had a gas cap '' 'acity of '5,000,000 cubic feet giving a lift of over 150 tons. Its length -of 732 feet was in .. creased to 780 feet by the addition of an additional section at the- point of greatest diameter, ' viz', 132 fec't.; The 'overall height from the bottom control car was 140 feet. The principal transverse --frames, one of which is seen at the right, were rigid rings without radial bracing. These were builtvup partly of duralumin rolled shapes and forgi'ngs arid partly, of stainless . steel of high tensile' strength. In the centre is seen one of the tail frames carrying the stabil * : ising pins. ?.
THE SOLUTION TO THE LABOUR AND FINANCIAL PROBLEM OF AUSTRALIA (Copyrighted) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
THE SOLUTION TO THE LABOUR AND FINANCIAL PROBLEM OF AUSTRALIA (Copyrighted) Copies of the important . lectures on this subject by Mr. A. Hudson, A.M.I. C. (Aust.), given to the Newcastle branch of the Mkster Builders' Association on 20th May and 19th August, are now obtainable from Messrs. Gor don & Gotch, N.S.W. Bookstall Co., and all booksellers, price 1/-. The importance of this work may be gauged by the fact that since the copies of the first lecture were circulated the matter has received the attention of many writers, several adopting it to suit their ends, and by .'a well known politician into an attack on Sir Otto Niemeyer. The outline given in the first lecture is now amplified and explained in detail in the com plete booklet in clear and unequivocal state ments, and is a bold challenge to all the con tending interests 'w^ho are creating, the present disasters. The failure- of the gold standard, the world wide nature of the problem, -the legal respon sibility for th...
WALLSEND TOWN HALL [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
WALLSEND TOWN HALL The new Wallsend Town Hall will be open ed next Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. It will' be remembered that the buildintr was purchased some time ago for £425 and a special loan of £1500 was raised to finance its remodelling. To date £1490 of that amount has been spent, the buildimr beincr orierinallv the Wallsend School of Arts. The Council Chamber is 30 fent bv 7.6 feet and is panelled in mahogany wainscoting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
WELL-MADE CONCRETE ROADS HAVE PROVED TO BE THE BEST SOLUTION OF THE ROAD-BUILDING AND ROAD-MAINTENANCE PROBLEM The condition of its roads is the criterion by which the progress of a district is judged. COCKLE CREEK CEM ENT ffPh ensures t-^e best Road Construction Results, as its WT UNIFORM HIGH GRADE IS GUARANTEED. Supplied by leading Lime and Cement Merchants and Storekeepers, or from GIBBS, BRIGHT & CO. Cement Dept. 17 BRIDGE ST., SYDNEY. Tel. BW 1965. PLEASE MENTION ' CONSTRUCTION ' WHEN YOU WRITE TO OR DEAL WITH ADVERTISERS IN THIS PAPER
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
nyi lirVTlUC T TUTTCII Carrington Chambers. HA WJHUlnllS LI All 1 till WATT ST., NEWCASTLE ' 'Phones: 1736, 1737 Newcastle. CARRIERS, SHIPPING AGENTS and FORWARDERS - TO ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD. Large, commodious Stores, bandy to rail and steamer, reliable for the storage of all kinds of goods. ENQUIRIES SOLICITED THE SECRET of successful Building is in the choice of your material USE WARATAH WIRE NAILS cftCanufactured in Newcastle by ; ? Rylands Bros. (Aust.) Ltd. FROM B.H.P. STEEL. OBTAINABLE .FROM ALL THE LEADING DISTRIBUTORS. WUNDERLICH Building Materials are all 'quality' product®, manufactured in Australia, and include the following: — Art Metal Ceilmgs, Dura bestoo ' (asbestos - cement) Building Sheets, Terra Cotta Roofing Tiles, Shopfronts and Showcases, Architectural Terra Cotta. Full particulars Dbtainable from WUNDERLICH LIMITED Builders' Exchange. KING STREET, NEWCASTLE. P.O. Box 66A. 'Phone: N'ctle. 29. Builders' Tools 8c Supplies Plumbers' Tools &. Supplies Pain...
NEWCASTLE TRANSPORT TRUST [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
NEWCASTLE TRANSPORT TRUST The i 'Transport Trust for Newcastle was - appointed yesterday by the Executive Council and will consist of Mr. Maddocks, Transport Commissioner, as Chairman; Mr. J. , L. Cowie, as vice-chairman, and to represent business interests; Mr. B, Light, to represent. City of Newcastle; Mr. P. O. Jackson, to represent Hamilton and Merewetljer; Mr. H. J. Ireland, ' Waratah and part of Tarro Shire; Mr. J.. L. Fegan, Carrington, .Stockton and Wickham; Mr O. J. Jones, Adamstown, Lai^bton, New Lambton, Wallsend, and part of Lake Mac quarie Shire.
EMBARGO ON GALVANISED IRON [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
EMBARGO ON GALVANISED IRON - As a result of representations made, to the Commonwealth Government by galvanised iron interests of Australia, it has been decided to place an embargo on the importation of gal vanised iron into the Commonwealth except with the consent of the Minister. As a result of this, the bounty of £3/3/ a ton which is now paid to Australian manu facturers of galvanised iron will be discon tinued, and the works of Lysaght Ltd. ancl John Lysaght (Aust.) Ltd. will continue to manufacture galvanised iron. It is understood that Lysaght Ltd. have promised, with the granting of the embargo, to start sixteen new mills.'
CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS' LABOURERS Awards Suspended for Relief Works [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS' LABOURERS Awards Suspended for Relief Works Last week Judge Beeby in the Commonwealth Arbitration , Court, on thc application of the New South Wales Government, suspended Commonwealth Awards governing thc employ ment of carpenters ancl builders' labourers in so far as theyi relate to men employed on works declared to have been provided under Preven tion of Unemployment ancl Relief Act. The period of suspension was stated at six months. In delivering the judgment, Judge Beeby stated that the application was . purely of an emergency character to meet abnormal concli -tions of unemployment.' For the same reasons as set out in his judgment in the Railway Case, His Honour thought that the Arbitration Court should not hamper the States in the carrying out of emergency projects.
AN INTERESTING FIRE TEST "Bricanion" Lathing [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
AN INTERESTING FIRE TEST 'Bricanion' Lathing Through the energy and initiative of E. Wright and Co. Ltd. of 148 Cleveland Street,' Chippendale, a Very interesting fire test on ? their material; B rieahion Lathing, 'was held at : the works 'of N ational ~ W.i re' Products Ltd., .. 87 Moore Street, Leichhdrdt,; recently. ' 'A reiM-eseiitktive gathering, amongst whom were Mr. J. Rankin (City Building Surveyor), T. P. Nance (Chief Officer of Fire Brigades), A. H. Minchin (Fire Underwriters' Associa tion), Messrs. H. C. Mackellar, ,R. S. Hamilton ancl Glen Williams' (architects) and Messrs. Garren, Swan and Wright of the firm who were staging the experiment, were in attend ance. ' ? ? The Test Two samples were prepared for the purposes of comparison; these consisted of pieces of 8in. x 4in. R.S.J, about 2ft. long,' one of which was wrapped round with No. 10 gauge wire at 3in, centres, and concreted according to the usual standard practice as carried out every day for fire proofing struct...
PAINTERS AND DECORATORS Indenture of a Minor [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
PAINTERS AND DECORATORS Indenture of a Minor An interesting case came before the Chief Industrial Magistrate last week in which the Secretary of the Painters and Decorators' Un ion proceeded against Hoyts Theatres Ltd. for an alleged breach of the Board of Trade regu lation in failing to indenture Keith Hughes, a minor. , ? ~ The defence was that Hughes was employed as an. assistant to a pictorial 'artist and was not. engaged in the industry of painting, in cluding signwritiiig. Expert evidence was given on behalf of complainant that thc work n^rfnrmorl hv TTtirrlnpc woo ?tliaf nrdinarilv nnr |7V» iWAAIIVVt IV J IVU null VI VliliU* llj formed by an apprentice in the industry, and that signwriters performed the type of work done in defendant company's workroom. The magistrate held the charge proved and made an order against defendant company for pay ment of £\, together with costs totalling £7.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 8 October 1930
LOCAL GOVERNMENT October 8. — Municipality of Ryde. — Removal of the Rj'de Baths, at Parramatta River— D. N. Morrison, Town Clerk. October 9. — Kearsley Shire Council. — Contract No. 2/1930. — 6734 lineal feet of formation and gravelling ancl two pipe culverts on De velopmental Road, Cessnock, via Pokolbin to Broke. Specifications' from Shire Office, Cessnock, and the Main Roacls Board Office, 309 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.— W. Grieve, Shire C'erk, Snire ')fti'.:.i, fossnock. October 10.— Municipality of Woollahra. — Ten- ders — Street Plantations. — Grass cutting ancl maintenance of street plantations, to speci fication.'— J. C. Lough, Town Clerk, Council Chambers, Woollahra. October 11— Municipality of Dundas. — -Con- struction of a reinforced concrete culvert on Kissing Point Road, Dunclas, over Pond's Creek. Deposit 5 per cent, with tender. — Thos. Carson, Town Clerk, Town Hall, Dundas. October 11. — -Municipality of Dundas. — Pur- chase irom the Council of the undermentioned i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
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EARLY CARS FORGOTTEN An Automobile Review from America [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
EARLY CARS FORGOTTEN An Automobile Review from America A search of the records of the automotive division of the United States Department of Commerce reveals that 640' different makes of ' passenger car$ have been presented to the American public in the thirty-five years of the history' of the automobile,. Of this number ? only forty-one are- in popular production .to day.- -.'? ?? Tho Qfnrir nf . fliA 10 nlmnrf £/-v i-_ — - - ^ M «. w ? j vx ttutwiuw.wu^ 10 CUIllUOt 1 W 1 gotten. Even to the olcl-timer many of the names of former makes are dim memories. Most of them are entirely unknown to the present generation, of motorists. These cars which have passed through the market place, however, have made their con tribution to the development of the modern automobile. Hundreds of models and makes have conie and gone to give the. present-day automobile driver throughout the world a fin ished product. Each attempt, fruitless or suc cessful;' of the hundreds of American com panies which ha...
OPPORTUNITY REPORT THE OPPORTUNITY REPORT IS ALSO ISSUED TO ADVERTISERS EVERY MONDAY. OUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WILL GIVE ALL PARTICULARS, SO PLEASE WRITE US OR 'PHONE B 1123. BUILDING [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
OPPORTUNITY REPORT THE OPPORTUNITY REPORT IS ALSO ISSUED TO ADVERTISERS EVERY MONDAY. OUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WILL GIVE ALL PARTICULARS, SO PLEASE WRITE US OR 'PHONE B 1123. RTTTT.mwf; £7000 is the estimated cost of damage caused by 'a recent fire in the business centre of Coraki (N.S.W.)- The premises destroyed -were: H. H. Davey's pharmacy and residence; G. V.. McKeiizie's cafe and an adjoinino- shoo which had iust been renovated before being occupied by a tenant. The shops were owned by Miss Alice Casey, of Sydney: Mrs. J. Bir mingham,, of North Arm.; and Miss Mary Casey, of Sydney, respectively. They were two-storey wooden structures, all under one roof. , £6000 is 'in hand towards the £17,000 re quired for ?????St; . Joseph's Catholic .Church at Enfield (Syd.), the foundation stone of which was laid last Sunday by Archbishop Kelly. . ? The ceremony of laying the' foundation stone of the new Masonic Hospital in Victoria Street, Ash field, which was to have taken place last Satur...
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD (Tenders Accepted) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD (Tenders Accepted) Connecting properties to the* Board's sewers under the system of deferred payments, as ?shown hereunder: — Drummoyne: No. 2518.— G. H. Wyatt; £20. Enfield: No. 2514. — J. P. Kelly; £34/10/-. Supply of 144 tons of 301b. rails in 12ft. and 18ft. lengths- for service tracks in the pres sure tunnel. — S. Haunstrup & 'Co.,- £9 per ton, including sales tax, 24 tons (accepted,, total cost, including purchase from S. Haun strup & Co., £1367/10/-. J. E. Toole & Co., (a) £9/10/-, ? including sales tax; (b) £6/6/9, including sales tax (rails too long) ; (c) £769, including sales tax' (Board to pay freight to Sydenham); (d) £7/ 11/9, in cluding sales tax (board to pay freight to Sydenham). E. A. Marr, £10, including sales tax. Cameron, Sutherland & Seward Ltd. (a) £13; (b) £13/2/:.' Broken Hill Pty., £13/0/2. Australian Iron *an'd Steel Ltd., £13/0/2. Luke Aluras, £13/17/6, in cluding sales tax. ...