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 W7  iV:  THE ONLY COMMERCIAL NEWSPAPER IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  A NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO GE1IEBAI. HTEWS, BTTI"r.DIJmt   COKTRACTIKG, E»rCHWEE"aiNO, PBOVINCIA1.,  CITY AND HAKE OH IMPBOVEHENTS.  VOL. XVI. No. 61  Published  Monday  Wednesday and Friday  VANCOUVER, B. G, MONDAY, MAY 5/19:19  / ?  Office and Plant  583 Homer-Richards Lane  PBICE—Per Tear in Advance    -    $10.00  Par Month    -    -    -    -    -      1.00  «i'j'-:■'*,..  i'Y'■'■'"■■■■  Q'-'YWa  Building Material  ■■.<>  Wm. N. O'Neil Co., Limited  Tel. Sey. 4795-6. 548-550 Seymour St.  The  Heme Bank of Canada  Original Charter 1354  HEAD   OF7XCE,  TOEOSTO  A. general banking business transacted.  Branches and Correspondents In  all parts, of Canada and throughout the world.  Vancouver Branch,  446   Hastings   Bt.   W.  J.   r.   '.uKacDOBTAXiD,   Manager  DOMINION  Pressed ■RRBC^K Common  Gabriola Shale Products,  Vancouver Office  425 Standard Bank Bids.  Phone Sey. 8057  J.T.A. Ritchie, Representative  -.UTLDINO   PERMITS   AMOUNTING   TO  $500   OB  OVER ISSUED   AT  THE  VANCOUVER  CITT HAJiL TESTERDAT  Number  Description  Cost  tYYYYi-  mYs.  07(yM  ?.K:-":';M.:i.'  Ifff  £-W'Y;:',-  'mm  in  10161—Grain   Elevator        $3,500  1CI1G4—Carriage   Factory   ..•.; $2,0C0  :$.  I'  1  Street  Address  Z,ot  and Block  321  Front St. ..  3035 Sophia St.   10-48  Subdivision  Architect  Contractor  Address ! Owner  ...   Owners  301   ...  Owner  E. Stopforth  Address  Vernon &. Buckerfield   C.   Collins .'.  Roofing, Building  . Papers, etc.  Building Partition  and Drain Tile  Ft.of Columbia av  Phone 2988  HZ,,  C lay bur n Fi rob rick,   Special  Shaped Firebrick, Pressed  Brick, etc.  Vancouver Brand Cement, Reinforced Steel, Hydrated  Lime, etc.  MUNDY, ROWLAND & CO  ELECTRICAL   ENGINEERS  AND  CONTRACTORS  Power Installations  General  Electrical   Construction  HARDWOODS  ■-■,■....' .. ■ - ■ ■ " *  Lumber   Veneer    Panels.   Etc.  Our Stock is the Most Complete on the Pacific Coast  We we alto Sola Agents for the  Celebrated "Beaver Brand" Maple  and Birch Flooring.  J.FYFE SMITH CO. LIMITED  1320 Richards St.  Vancouver, B.C.  gggg?g"S't      "K-f.!!l  BUILDING   AND   INDUSTRIAL  NEWS  •!^H^'I-t&'>€>v<s^^*I^*:^»:'^K*4>*><i''I«i>*:^( large amount of building work in con-  THE MOLDEN CO., Ltd.  GENERAL RAILWAY 4V CONTRACTORS  SUPPLIES  Sole Agents In Canada Tor  Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.  Boyir  Riveting  *Xh]pp^g ..Hammer.;'  Little   Giant   .Drill.;   Ountley.,  v -Electric Tool.;   Rock Drill.;  Air CompreaMr.;  Fuel Oil and  Ga. Engine*.  MNtrtil, TtfMte  81 Pasder St W., ViacMfir I. C,  Pisu Sty. 106S  +       BUILDING PERMITS       %  J 0162—W.  W.   Linton,  garage,  133a  York St., $100.  10163—Capt.   J.   Watters,   addition,;  1324   Hornby  St.,  ?350;   C.   Gustafson  contr.  10165—Mrs.  Gth E., $100.  M.  Nixon, garage, 2312  ■    ELEVATOR   TO   COST   $10^000  Vernon & Buckerfield have started  work on the construction of a new  grain elevator to be erected at the  rear of 321 Front Street East. The  cost oi the building including..machinv  er'y will be approximately $10,000.  "London, Bnf.  Komtreal  Wlanipsg*  Toronto  Vancouver,  I. C.  Robert W. Hunt & Co.,Ltd.  ENGINEERS  INSPECTION ~ TESTS -- CONSULTATION  STEEL.     CEMENT,     BUILDINGS,     BRIDGES,     PIPE,     RAILS.    CARS,  LOCOMOTIVES,  SECONDHAND   EQUIPMENT, CREOSOTED  MATERIAL,.LUMBER, ETC.  Office and Laboratory  218 Standard Bank Bldg. Phone Seymour 2199  Resident Inspectors at Large Manufacturing Centers  TENDERS ARE  WANTED  FOR   TWO   BUNGALOWS  Tenders are -being invited i>v the  Honorable the Minister or' Public  Works, for the erection of a four an J  five-room bungalows for south. Vancouver. .Notice of tender appears on  page 4.  templation or which, is now being  planned but has not yet got to the  jbuiiding permit stage. April is largely- a month of preparation for the  commencement of construction work  and that particularly applies to local  conditions this year.  ARCHITECT  PREPARES  PLANS FOR TWO HOMES  Working drawings arc being prepared by Architect Edwards Sproatt, Duncan Building, for a 7-roomed house to  I be erected on 14th Ave. West, also for  a 5-roomed bungalow for West Vancouver. Plans will be in shape to accept   tenders- about. May   15.  Gilley Bros., Ltd.  DEALERS IN      «.  CRUSHED ROCK - SAND - GRAVEL  All Kinds of Building Material  902] Columbia Street West  Phone 15 and 16 New Westminster, B.C.  Vancouver Lumber Company, Limited  MANTJPAOTXTB1EBS  OF  FIR, CEDAR and SPRUCE LUMBER  If You Want  THE BEST LUMBER and THE BEST SERVICE  AT  REASONABLE PRICES  Call and see no, or phone.  South End of Connaught Bridge  APARTMENT   HOUSE   FOR  WEST   END  ASSURED  Plans will be started almost immediately on a 3-story, Denison, Hollow-  tile and brick building to be erected  on a prominent corner in the west  end.  Tlie proposed building will comprise  of six large apartments, consisting of  six and seven rooms each.  .Arrangements will also be made to  erect six individual garages on the  property for exclusive use of t!i" tenants.  The new apartment will cost between S40.000 and $f>0.00'J, and as soon  as plans and specifications °.rt- ready  due notice will be given in these columns.  Last year the total    value    of   the  building permits issued in April aggregated $163,230, which, in turn showed  nearly a fifty per cent,  increase over  the previous war    year    April.    Last  month,   the   building   construction  authorized  by  the  city  building department totalled $206,840, and of this to-  .tal it is somewhat significant that $70,-  100 is 'comprised'in 'tlfe construction  of new dwelling houses.    It shows that  property owners are beginning to fully  realize the opportunity that exists  atj  present  in  catering to   the  acute  de  mand that exists for moderate priced I  dwellings.     It   is  fully   expected  thatj  during the next two months and: per-1  haps   considerably   longer   than   that,  the dwellings will constitute the largest single item in the month's returns  of  the  city's  building department, although there are some big office buildings being planned which promise to  boost the totals during    the    summer  months  to  something like  what they  were during the days of the pre-war  building  boom.  It is also a very promising indication  that the aggregate value of the building permits for the first four months  of the year so far also show better  than a 25 per cent, increase^over the  corresponding period of 191S.  .FRANK DARLING & CO.  PNEUMATIC TOOLS  Roller Bearing Drills ■-• Close Quarter Piston Air Drills - Rivetting Hammers  Chipping Hammers-Wood Borers-Turbine and Electric Drills  High Speed Steel-Drills-Reamers, Etc.  Complete  Stock of Accessories  1144HOIMERST. Phone Sey. A10O  Structural Steel For Every Purpose   ^_ ,   BZAJO, CKAXrXSX.B, AVOXB8, PXJkTB*, TEES, COX.*010IS  OO10Z.XTBX.T ZQ-OXPPXS TABSZOATXVO SHOPS  CANADIAN NORTHWEST STEtL COT, Ltd.  rsJrmont 8396 snd 2397'  Vancouver. M. O.  Steal Fon&dry  Georgia. Viaduct  Warehouses ft Salvage Yard  Gran villa Island  Boiling- Kills:  Port Moody,^B. C.  IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURERS  MADE IN VANCOUVER  Babbitt, Solder,  Type Metals  We carry a complete stock of reinforcing steel in twisted, squares  and rounds. .  HEAD OFFICE  Granville Island  Phone Seymour 3066-3067  Vancouver, Canada  Phone Fair. 918-919  Vancouver, B. C,  THE JAMES BROOKES WOODWORKING CO.,LTD.  Millwork Contracts  Union   Depot    1916  Can.   "Northern   "Ely.   Depot 1917  Calffary Armory  13\B  Bosuland   Hiffh   Sohool -...1918  Tranqjallle   Sanitarium    — _.1918  Phone Westminster 473  Our steam heated plant ciuiMes us  to manufacture Veneer Work at any  season of the year.  We are now mtinufncturinfr interior  fittings for the new B. C. Telephone  Building's head office in Quarter Cut  Oak.  1269—6th St., East Burnaby  BUILDING    REPORT    FOR  APRIL   SHOWS    ACTIVITY  IN TRADE INCREASING  With considerably better than a  27) per cent, increase shown in the  report of the city building inspector  for the month of April as compared  with the figures for the same month  last year, it is plainly evident 111n*-  the oft-predicted revival in the building trade is absolutely assured for  the coming summer months. And a'  that, the figures for the »a:;t month  are   hardly   a   true   indication   of   i!.e  PLAN EXTENSION TO  PRESENT FACTORY  VICTORIA—Plans which call for additions to the existing plant,, to cost  between $125,000 and $150,000 are now  being considered by the Sidney Rubber Roofing Company, Sidney, B. C.  WESTMINSTER   WHARF  OF  C.   P.   R. TO   BE   EXTENDED  NEW WESTMINSTER—It, is now  considered practically certain that the  C. P. R. will extend its wharf to the  harbor line this year. Mr. H. Rindal,  division engineer, who was in the city  last week said he had received instructions from the vice-president to prepare plans and specifications for this  work at once.  Balfour, Guthrie & Co.  BUILDING MATERIAL DEPARTMENT  REINFORCING  STEEL:—  Largest stock of Mild Steel Bars in Western Canada.   We cot to  length.    Cold Twist and Bend Bars.   '  BOLTS:—  Drift Bolts, Machine Bolts. Tie Bolts.        We are prepared to furnish large orders of Special Bolts on short notice.  SPIKES—CAST   IRON   WASHERS,   ETC.  MERCHANT IRON and STEEL BARS  PORTLAND   CEMENT  —   LIME —   HYDRATED   LIME   —   FIRE   CLAY  SCOTCH   FIRE  BRICK — BLACKSMITH   COAL — COKE  SEA COAL — PIG IRON — MANILA ROPE, ETC.  (VANCOUVER        San Francisco, Los VICTORIA  winch building Angeles,  Portland belmont  building  Private Ex. Sey. 9197 Seattle, Tacoma THephons 5037  I  CONTRACTS  AWARDED  BY   ORDER   IN   COUNCIL  The Dominion Department of Public Works announces the following  contracts have been awarded under  Orders in Council:  Three Rivers. P.Q.—Public building  Electric hoist:  Contractors, The Turn-  (OontlntiPd  on   I'fige   4.)  Seymour 4660  Reliable Electric  Company  J, SMITH, Manaeror  152 Alexander St. Vancouver, B.C.  Twenty Years' Experience in (ill Branches  of Eloctrical "Work. Inspection—Expert  Advice — Trouble Work—Installing — B»-  Winding—All   Work  Guaranteed.  We have just received a large shipment  COMMON  BRICK  Can make prompt delivery  in any quantity  Ritchie Contracting & Supply Co. Ltd:  Phone Seymour 9163  1561  Granville Street  Westminster Iron Works  Office and Works Tenth Street  New Westminster, B. 0. Phone 53  EMH BRITISH COLUMBIA RECORD  British Columbia Record  (Established  1911).  Published   every   Monday,   Wednesday   and  Friday   by   the  Record Publishing Company  A  newspaper  of  general   circulation,  featuring Building, Contracting, Engineering, Industrial,  Shipbuilding,   Mining,  Automobile,   Pro.  vincial,  City ".and   Harbor  Improvements.  C. H. NELSON....MANAGING EDITOR  Office and   Plant  S83   Homer-Richards   Lane,   VANCOUVER  REAR   OF   431    DUNSMUIR   STREET  PHONE   SEYMOUR, 7808  Subacilptloa Batea ■  One month  ---- • ♦£•""  «f.x   months ..,..-..-.-; -,-*0-""  AH subscriptions are payable strictly in advance  WALLPAPERS  Paints and Varnishes  N. G. Foster Limited   SpecialistsIn  INTERIOR DECORATORS interior  Finishes  905 Granville St.  Seymour 1075  a rule,  they  purchase  at  the lowest | agree that it is very foolish economy  OFFICIAL ORGAN.  The British Columbia Record Is the  official organ of The Architectural Institute of British Columbia, federated with  The Royal Architectural Institute of  Canada, and The Engineering-.&■ Technical Institute of British Columbia, arid  ts such is used by them as the medium  -through which to make their official announcements  to  the general  public.  By such selection the British Columbia Record is no wise pledged to editorial support of: any policy advanced  by these societies, but maintains an absolutely independent position on all matters subject to editorial opinion.  price—or perhaps some persistent  paint advertiser has made a definite  mental impression which predisposes  the buyer in favor of certain trademark .materials. But there is much,  more to painting than there is to  paint.  indeed to allow these 'bridges to go  still another year without being repainted.  PAINTING AS AN ASSET  One of the noticeable results of a  return from wartime to peace -conditions is a greater interest in paint and  painting. This is being evidenced  everjr day and those interested in the  merchandising of the decorative idea  are selling painting rather than paint.  Paint is merely a means to an'end.  The end is definite and constructive,  and when properly applied saves millions of dollars, eases the nerves, protects  the  eyes,  and  generally builds |  up the health of those who live within  the   painted   walls.     Proper   finishes,  furthermore   preserve   wood.     Tests  have  shown   that  a   floor  which   has  been properly varnished from time to  time, lasts'nearly seven times aslong  as   flooring  which   has   been  left' unprotected.    The  same  applies  to the  rim    in    buildings.      Every    builder  knows how it is if a bit of plaster is  chipped out,  and it does not receive  proper attention.      Soon    the   cracks  lengthen  and   spread;,, before , long  a  But paint and painting/-are both par ,     .    .        .  ticularly vital'subjects' to all building]big piece  of  the-plaster  falls  down,  entailing expense'which could easily  BRADSTREET'S   WEEKLY   REPORT  CANADIAN   CITIES.  Toronto—Wholesale trade is fair, retail, trade  good,   manufacturing  quiet  and collections slow.    Retail trade is  very active this week in preparation  for   Easter.      There    is    not    much  change    as    far "as    wholesale    dry  1 goods are concerned.    Sorting orders  are a bit slow, and orders for fail are  almost nil.   The'hide and leather markets continue strong, and dealers"report  the  boot and  shoe  trade  brisk.  Groceries are normal, with prices generally firm.    Cattle are weak but hogs  are   at  record   figures.    Farmers   are  busy on the land, and spring seeding  is under way in some districts.    The  resumption of export flour orders has  resulted in a revival in milling.  owners in Vancouver- especially in  such a moist climate as ^his where  reliable exterior protection is so necessary.   ''...'_ <'■■''.'  Of course, building managers, property owners, etc., actually buy cans  or barrels of. paint, or varnish, selection from the great array of colors  shown on tlie average chart, and often  buy any old color without definite re-  'eommendations  for service.    And.  as  Adkison & Dili  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  Specialists In Reinforced  Concrete  325 Biwe St.  Sej.3768--Bay.C28R  Baynes & Horie  General    Contractors  US livt St.  Stnmr 13M  Edward Cox  General Contractor  Cabinet MaMns Flxturae  •tfawllBl 735 H-art-M St  [ /Davies-/ ;•  Construction Co.  General    Contractors .  TiKMfcr, B.C-  Crt«F«cttr Wt-  have been avoided.  Verily, that age-old adage " A stitch  in time saves nine,", applies with/all  the force possible to painting.       ;  In this connection it has been/ru-;  inbred in city circles that ,the£ ."'city;  council is about to adopt another'year  of "economy (?)" arid alldw the city's  big bridges. pyer False Creek to go  another year without being repainted.  This necessary protection to the bridge  steelwork was denied them during the  war years, but anyone who knows anything  at _ air about  construction, will  To   be  level  flatheaded. •  headed   doesn't   mean  BUILDING NEWS  ALONG THE COAST  $50,000 GARAGE  BUILDING  WILL  BE  BUILT AT  HOQUIAM  HOQUIAM, Wn . .— Work will be  started this week on a building for  the Whitney Motor Co. to be erected  at a cost exceeding $50,000.  CONSTRUCTION TO START ON  BIG $500,000 PAPER MILL  SALEM, Ore.—Construction work  will soon start on Salem's proposed  new,paper mill, to "be the finest in all  its appointments ever built. The great  paper macliine of the new mill will be  200 feet long. - The plant will cost  ?500,000.  J. Hanbury & Co.  LIMITED  EXCAVATING  and  FOR  Busy Business Men  solid,   substantial   food   senred   in  *   an appetizing: flavor.'  GOOD EATS  CAFE  Ho.   1—110   CORDOVA   ST.   WEST  Canada Food 'Board No.   10-7661.-:-■  Ho.  2—612  FENDER   ST.   WEST  Canada  Food  Board  No.   10-7660.  J:i  CITY IMPROVEMENTS MAY  COST TACOMA $10,000,000  TACOMA,  Wash.   (Special)—Claiming  that the  Tacoma  water  systems  are in grave danger of contamination:'  that  the city »needs a complete  revision and rebuilding of its  sewer system;   that an adequate system of garbage collection should    be    provided,  and that there should be much better  food   and   sanitary  and   plumbing  in^  spection in the city, a committee has  made a report to the executive 'board  of  the   Commercial    Club,     outlining,  municipal improvements which if carried   out  will   require   probably  from  $5,000,000 to $10,000,000.  GENERAL TEAMING  Horses for Sale  Fourth Ave. and Granville St.  Bayvie'w 1076  GAS HEAT YOUR  BUILDING  ' Gas heating by moans of a syntem  like the Rector has been t'ns dream  ot engineers for year.s.  It does away with dirty.' smoky  furnaces, dusty basements filled with  fuel, nnd the necessity of constant  Stoking.  Kach radiator Is a unit—you can  cut as many of them out as yon wish.  You pay for your Bras after you use  It, not as you pay for coal, in advance. ..,'.■■  We will bs klad to  give you  figure*  on   a   gam-heating   installation.  Vancouver Gas  Co.  ^  Carrall and  Hastings  Phone Sey.  5000  Electrical Contractors  Light and Power  Motor Repairs  '*•      Storage Batteries  The Jarvis Electric Company, Ltd.  570  Richards  St.  'Phone   Seymonr   175  The   salesman   who  away can't sell things.  gives   himself  NEW W6RK -- CONTRACTS LET  THE   FOLLOWING  USDEBWAT,  TABU   SHOWS   BUILDINGS   COSTING    $5,000    OR    OVER,    ON    WHICH     CONSTRUCTION    IS  OR ON WHICH CONTRACTS BAYS BEEN, LET BUT CONSTRUCTION NOT YET STARTED.  H.D.Rees  W.A.Kruse  The Electric Shop  ELECTRIC     SUPPLIES  WIRING and  REPAIRS  12 Hastings St. E.  Sey. 1224  E. CHRYSTAL & COMPANY  Carpenters and Contractors  Store and Office Fixtures  General Repairs  219 Keefer St.  Seyisur 1551  ^"fa-  Dominion Construction  Co., Ltd.  General Contractors  5M tickarfs St  StjsoH 1412  Character      Tuberculosis  Clinic   .'.  Residences      Brick   Building      Powdered   Fuel   Plant.  Residence   :.;. Y.:..Y  Residence   _........;1  Liquid   Air  Plant   ;.  Residence ....  Remodelling  Residence :■-::7.J2..7..£..  Residence    ...........:....  Residence    ..:..........:...  Residence   .................  Mfg.   Bids.    -   Dwelling   .....:.:.::.:..YY  Garage ■.::..:7i.:..Y.:-.Y..-:7..  Remodelling   Brick   Bldg   Wire  Products   Mill-  Bank Extension ........  Residence   Warehouse   ....•; —.\  Residence    Residence    ...  Gasoline   Station     Alterations    Residence ....' 1..   .Cos*  . 47,130  .each    4.000  '.'.\'.'.'t39.6oi  ........*» 10,000  :. $9000  .......yzz.ooo  :„•...;." $7,000  :......:..$stooo  ...^""15,000      "1*5,000  .....'$ 6?200  ...-....•s.ooo'  .......$20,000  :^::$5.200  r^;fl5.000  ....:.. $5,000  .:..'.....$7,000   $40,000  .....:.$27,000      $5,000  ....:    $5,000     $6,000  .....    $7,009   $17,000   $5,000      $9,500  Harrison & Lambnd  Industrial Engineers ;      v  .Seymour 3535 : 801 Pacific B«2.  Hodgson, King & Marble  Contractors & Engineers  403 London Bldg.  Seymour. 65B6  G. Kilgren  General Contractor  962 14th Ave.  Faiment 94BL  Palmer Bros.  General   Contractors  121 Hah St SinNV4S78  Robertson & Partners,Ltd.  Public Works Contractors  and Engineers  U,mm 1274  80i MetrsfeRn BMg.  NEW IDEA SHEET METAL  WORKS  CORNICE, SKYLIGHT, SMOKESTACKS.     AUTO   WORK.  ■:  Anything in Sheet Metal and Rooflng.  S. T.Scarlett, MgT.  757  Beatty  St. Sey.   7645  VANCOUVER  Location   ..   .      — ...   Owner  Pender Street  . .. . .Rotary Club  Angus  Ave... .'.•.'...... . .Macaulay  &  Nicells  Seymour St B.  C.. Tel.  Co.;  Powell  St.. .•  c . B. . C.  Sugar  Refinery"  Shaughnessy  Hgta.......;.Clarence "Wallace  Shaughnessy Heights..Mrs. V. J. Creeden  5th an<l-Yukon Sts...L'Air Liquid Society  Shaughnessy —............Frederick Perkins  202 Water St ..Marstrand Estate"  1855—16th r Ave.   W .......J.   J.   Forster  15th & -Hemlock... 7XV.  Manson  IS 12   14th- Ave.   W...;......v-.:..W.   J.   Read  Shaughnesey.-JMrs.   Alice   Brydone-Jack'  866   Richards   St .-: Coca-Cola   Co.  ■1313-14th Ave. W.......:.............W. J. Readrl  Granville A Helmcken..„Mrs. Drummond  Ft. Gore Ave., Vane. Ice & Cold Stor. Co.  Howe  A Pacific Roote  Auto  Top  Co.;  Ind. Island Morrison Steel & Wire Co. •  Hastings & Richards ;..-..Standard Bank-  Arbutus  Street  .....Y... J.   E".   Hoospn  Industrial,Island ...Albert Kerr Co., Ltd:  1100 Block 13th Av "W. Capt. A. Freeman  York & Larch Sts Mrs. Macdonald  Dunsmuir  fc Howe Imperial   Oil   Co.  35-37 Hastings St.. E.—Wm. Dick, Ltd.  1155  11th Ave. West  Wm.  Metz.    Contr.  . Baynes  &  Horie   S. J. Newitt  .Adkison  A: Dill  N.W.   Steel  Co.  JOHN ARNOT & SONS  SASH   and   DOORS—OFFICE  FIXTURES  Band*awingr and Turning, etc.  1730   Semlin   Drive Highland   374  Archt  _......  J".  A.   Benzie.   A:  E.   Henderson   Owners '..''.'..'..'...  .".   Fuller   Engineering  Co..Can  James A. Benzie.... ;............S. J. Newitt  Edwardes Sproat ..S.  J. Newitt  Owners .:..:.. : ..S.  J. Newitt  Fred L. Townley...'. .'..G.-'M.  Champioiv  Dalton '&' Evele.igh..;....;:..:,':..Stirlirig & Cb.;  Edwards  Sproat .....W.   Gravel-   ...,....,  . S.   McLellan   '_..'....     Owner  , ..........„8.  J. Newitt.  Dominion   Const.   Co.,       Owner   J.  B. .Arthur j   ....,: S." .1.   Newitt   ..........'. Snider   Bros.  Gardiner & Mercer .....H. B. LecU.  James A. Benzie....Dom. Construction Co.  Edwardes  Sproat  ....Beechey  &.  Holdron,   Dominion    Const..  Co.  Robert   M.   Matheson Albert   Radelet  Edwardes  Sproat XV.   T.  "Wodden   •- Dominion    Const. "Co.   J.  B. .Arthur  Robert M.  Matheson :..Alonza  Smith1  James  A.  Benzie..-.  Pratt   &   Rps's..........  A. E. Henderson ...  "OCEAN FALLS-  KRAFT  NOTICE  Kraft Wrapping Paper is now being manufactured in British Columbia. The paper is  of excellent, uniform quality and of great  tensile strength.*  Samples and prices gladly given.  Sales Agents  Smith, Davidson & Wright, Limited  Vancouver, and Victoria, B. C.  Phone Seymour 1878.  MANUFACTURING COMPANY  Makers of  Switch Boards, Panel Boards, Steel  Cabinets, .etc.  Switches designed and built  for any  ..-..:   special work.  41 Alexander St.  "Vaneoo-rer, B.C.  Norman Kydd  PLUMBING and HEATING  "Ready Plumbing"  with working blue prints for c«u«try  installations  906 Davit St. Sivmv 9188J  VANCOUVER, B. C.  II  RUSH & READ  PLAIN      AND      ORDTAlCE'erTAX.  PLASTERINO   <c    OEatEHTT   WORK  All "Work Guaranteed.  Bay. 3370  Bay. 1602-R  230G Stephens St.  H. A. Wiles  GENERAL   CONTRACTOR  Alteration*?,   etc.  1350 • 8tb Are. W. tijxhv 227|  Character  _.   _  Cost  42-Mile   Extension    300,000  Government   Shed   Reconstruction       160,000  Nitrogen Plant       125,000  Concentrator,   etc.     1,000,001)  Railroad 1,000.000  Infirmary   and   Service   B1<1^ $151,236  Pulp  it  Saw  Mill $750,000  Protective   Works         $60,000  Twelve   Cottages    _ $19,000  Concentrator $17,000  Coal   Tar Products  Plant $100,000 ,  Bridge      _ $1 5,000 J  Dockyards   Wharf     $6 2,924 i  Military Hospital   .... $140,000  Hydro-Hlectrlo  Plant  ....$7 2,000  Washing Plant   ; __...$150,000  Highway  Bridge     -   _...  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  GENERAL.  Location    Owner  Clinton     P.G.E.    Railway  Victoria         Government  Xortli   Vancouver    Wallace   Shipyard  I,alee   Buntzen .. Amer.   Nitrogen   Products  Co.  Copper   Mountain B.   C.   Copper   Co.  Princeton  to Copper   Mt. ...15.  C.  Copper Co.  Tranquille B.   C.   Tuberculosis   Society  Heaver Core.. Beaver Cove Lumber & Pulp Co  Stcveston     Dom.    Government  Sijuainish P.  G. E.  Kwy.  Bowen  Island W.  Tlpplnj?,  Marpole The   Barrett  Co..   Ltd.  Fairy  Creole Provincial  Government  Victoria  ~ Dom.  Government  Bsqulmalt ..._   Dom. Gov't  Squamish  _ JProv. Government  Cassldy. V. I.. Granby Con. M. & S. Co.  Sach's  Crossing, V.I  Prov.  Gov't  GRANDVIEW SHEET  METAL  WORKS,  LIMITED  PURKACES,    CORNICES,    SKYLIGHTS and  GENERAL  JOBBING  1685   Venables St.  Highland  M2  PILING^ POLES  FIR, CEDAR or HEMLOCK  any length - any diameter  FEDERAL LUMBER CO.  Incorporated 1909  1021-1024 Rogers Building  Seymour 3998-3999  &rch  Contr.   Northern   Const.   Co.   R.   Moncrielt    . Hodgson £•  King  Owners       Owners  Owners           VV.   P.   Tierncy  Public   Works   Dept Dominion   Con.   Co.       Owners  Public  Works  Dept Hodgson   &  King      Thos.   Carson   T. A.  Walsh & Co.   Dominion Const. Co. & Others  Public  Works  Dept Archie  McLean  Dom. Pub. W. Dept...McDonald & Watson  Dom.  Pub.  Wka.  Dept-....Robt.   Afoncrieff   Robertson and Partners   j .....Taylor  Engineering  Co.  Public  Wks Dept McDonald & Watson  I  ■  ARMSTRONG, MORRISON & CO., LIMITED  Public Works Contractors  Office 82.3-815 Bower Bldg.  Vancouver, B. C.  JAMIESON'S  »  The Paint  That covers the Quebec Bridge  The Eighth Wonder of the world  V  The veteran painter, tried and proved, the man who does  paint well.  "HE KNOWS"  -   The chemist, who can analyze—he.smiles and says:  "ALL RIGHT"  , Because  It goes farthest.  Covers more space at less cost.  Encourages   the   inexperienced  to paint and brighten up.  R. C. JAMIESON & CO., LTD.  1075 Hamilton Street. Seymonr 2268  rorawMWflmuatmB''^^ BRITISH COLUMBIA RECORD  -: PAINT:-  is  our   businoss  "VVcarwell"  our   brand  10%  Better 2f,% Cheaper  WEARWELL PAINT STORE  1063 Granville St. Sey. 3497  Artistic Wire & Iron Wks.  Manufacturers  Ornamental Iron Work and  aU kinds of Wire Work.  112-16   Dufferin   St.  Fair.   264S  Plate, Sheet, Figured,  Wired,Art,Prism,  Colored, etc.  Wholesale  and   Retail  VV. HOLT  426—436 Dufferin St. Fairmont 1238  Bevelling  and  Silvering  Seymour Tire & Rubber  Company, Limited  Sole Dealers and Service  Station for Goodyear S.V.  Truck Tires  B51 Pender St. W.  Seymour 3053  VICTORY  BONDS  BOUGHT and SOLD  < t   ■  ■Transact your bond business through a long established and thoroughly  organized concern.  Ceperley, Rounsefell & Co.  ESTABLISHED, IN- 1886     .  RAILWAY   CONTRACTS  LET  ON   PRAIRIES  .WINNIPEG—Contracts for the construction of 11 branch lines have just  been let by the Canadian Government  Railways aggregating 400 miles of  railroad and involving an ultimate outlay  of  $10,000,000.  The lines to be built and the companies awarded the contracts follow.  Manitoba—From Amaranth to Sto.  Rose du Lac, the John Stewart Co.  Saskatchewan — Melfdrt, northeasterly into the Carrot River Valley; a  line from Eston southwest toward the  Saskatchewan River; and a crosscountry line from .Melfort to Humboldt, all to the John Stewart Company. Lines from Peebles to Lamp-  man, to the Canadian Construction  Company, who will also build the  Luke Lake lines. The Swift Current  extension, awarded to Gibbs Brothers.  Alberta — The Olive-St. Paul line  John Stewart Co. The Acacia Valley  line, Grant Smith and Macdonnell,  Ltd. Hanna-Medi'cine Hat line, Canadian Construction Company. Half of  this latter line was built last year,  the balance will be done this year.  Ground Floor  Winch Slug-.  739 Hastlng-g St. "W  .Tancouver  PHONE  SEYMOUR 3825  PRINTERS  Printers, Engraving, Bookbinding, Account Books. .,    .'.;  PubllHher*  of  Miainff     and     Eoffln*«riaff.   R«eor4,  Successful Fool try man  TECHNICAL  PRESS "LTD.  The Mines Bldg. 426 Homer St.  FLOOR LAYERS  and  Manufacturers  B. C. Hardwood Floor Co.  Limited  2635 Granville St.  OPINIONS.  Building and construction are the  best barometers of the-nature and extent of general business because in  their operations they call upon the  production of every. line of industry  for the completion of their activities.  In general, building activity is the  last thing to start going in eras of  prosperity, so logically, if we are to  have another era of much building it  would wait until our era of prosperity  is well on thgway.  The revival of building may come  from an entire change in our point of;  view. We may realize that the cost  must be considered not an actual but;  as a proportional matter and as in relation to our'purchasing ower rather  than the actual labor and costs. IT.  salaries and wages maintain their  lever and the cost of necessities decline then our ability to build may bei  as-great as ever." ....      -"-  Meanwhile, the outlook is distinctly  better and the expectation is for an  increase during the next four months,'  in. the volume of building compared  with the same period last year and for,  much greater activity next.fall should  business be good—for it all depends:  upon that.  During the past week certificates of  incorporation have been issued by the  Registrar of Joint toclc companies in  respect of the undernoted concerns.  Kirk Coal (Victoria), Limited, $10,-  000;   Victoria. '  Thomas and Julien Fisheries, Limit-  er, $50,000; Vancouver.  Intel-national Oils, Limited, $500,000,  Vancouver.  The Robson Decorating Company,  Limited, $5000 Vancouver.  Ramsay Estates, Limited, $10,000;  Vancouver.  Peterson & Cowan Elevator Company, Limited, $10,000;  Vancouver.  Russell Logging Company, Limited,  $10,000; Vancouver.  Salmon R-iver Trading Company, Limited, $40,000;   Prince Rupert.  .McDonald Jam Company, Limited,  $100,000; Nelson.  Forty-Nine Mining Company, Limited, $1,500,000;   Vancouver.  '  Hendry  &  Tufts,. Limited,  $30,000;  Vancouver.  BUSINESS MEN  ■ will find the  ORPHEUM CAPE  an ideal meeting place for the  Luncheon Hour. The Best of  Everything, Prompt.- Service,  Moderate Charges. Seating  capacity  250.  Opposite Orpheum Theatre  762 Granville Street  Jas. Dwyer, Proprietor & Chef  Attention!  Mr. Business Man  I am prepared to furnish  you the very.best in tailored  suits at  $50  to  $65  Frank M. Slowin  TAILOR  Sey. 2092.  .    404-5 Dominion  BId£.  PEARSON WIRE & IRON  WORKS  ORNAMENTAL IRON  WORKERS, WIRE WORKERS and WEAVERS  Nothing too Large or too Small  If it's Iron or Wire we make it  CITY MARKET BUILDING  Phone your Inquiries to  FAIRMONT 2794  REVIVAL  OF  STEEL  BUYING LOOKED FOR  On the basis of percentage capacity  unfilled orders of.U. S. Steel are  about as low as they have been at any  time since 1901. With (bookings close  to.the 5,000,000 tons mark, steeUman-  ufacturers are looking for a.revival of  buying as soon as the steel price muddle is satisfactorily adjusted. What  proportions this buying movement  will reach no one can corectly forecast, but the general opinion is that  new business in May will greatly exceed that of the current month.  FOREIGN  TRADE  OPPORTUNITIES  Additional information regaralng  these inquiries may be obtained from  the Secretary of the Board of Trade,  Vancouver, or upon application to "The  Commercial Intelligence ranch of the  Department of Trade and Commerce,  Ottawa." ■■•■•■.  Correspondents are requested to quote  the number of the "opportunity" when  asking: for additional information. Re-  uest for each opportunity should be on  a separate sheet and state opportunity  number. The Bureau does not furnish  cr»dit ratings or assume responsibility  as to the standing of foreign . Inquiries;  ,the usual precautions should-be taken  In   all   cases.  LATEST   ENQUIRIES.  .The. following- inquiries are' the latest  received. For rapid perusal the reader  may know at a glance items of Interest by noting the class of goods mentioned   at   the  end   of  each   inquiry.  IMPORTANT—Quote the number of  the "Opportunity" in yoiJr correspondence.  Prints Whilst You Wait  SBAFTINO ALL KIBES  Paper.  Instruments and Supplies  MOST  MODEB9T  EQUIPMENT  AND  OLDEST ESTABLISHED IN B. C.  B.C. DRAFTING & BLUE PRINT CO.  413 Granville St.  •Seymour 2769  Associated  with  above  A. E. PENNICUICK  "ENO-INEEB  DESIOKTER  Marine    and   Land   Machinery,   Jijrs,  Tools  and Labor Saving- Devices  For Owner,Architect and Builder  IV   .  "jrhousands   of   fine   homes,   country  Vstates, industrial plants, oliice ami  government buildings, have Dunham. Heating Service. Existing  installations can be Dunhamlzed at  reasonable  cost.  C.A. DUNHAM COMPANY,Ltd.  Branch   Sales   Office,   Vancouver,   B.   C.  D.   ©}.  BBISON,   Manag-er  Phone Sey.  8057    426  Standard Bank Bldg.  Dunham  ■Cheating service  | ARCHITECTS f  The Most Important Thing  in Automobile Repairing is the  know how to overhaul and paint  cars, build bodies, wheels, etc.,  also small industrial iraetors for  wharf and 'mill yard work.   -  We   Know   How  HALL & WALLACE  673-5   Beatty   St. Sey.   930  Members of The Architectural Institute  of British Colombia.  VANCOUYEK  Benzie,  Jas.   A..  510  Hastings   W..  ; Sey. 8300  Krran  &   Olllam,  509  Richards......   u  DaUou  &   EyelelKh.   615  Haa'tlnm  W _...Sey.    «(12  Gardiner. F.  G.,  & Mercer,  718  Granville Sey.'3072  Henderson,  A.  E..  615 JIasilnKH  W.. _'. Sey.    724  Uoneyman,   *  Curtis.  S50-Rastlrwa  W ..Sey.  1621  Kenaey.  James W.,   2576 2nd A»e.   W.. .-..Bay. 792R  Matheiion.   Hubert  M.,   509   Richards .Sey. 503S  Palmer.   Bernard  C.   8o0  Hasllnita  W..X-.. Sey. 3680  Parr   &   MacKenzle.   736  Granville  ...,Sey. 7811  .'<harp  A  Thompson.   6^0   Pender  W.........i Sey. 1064  Townley.   KreU  L.,   325  Homer  St   Sey. 8013  Tvrfeell,  R.   P.   S.,  837  Hastinijs .....„.8ey. 7825  PHILADELPHIA  DIAMOND GRID  BATTERY  "The Battery for your car"  Expert battery and Isitltfen repairs  The Jams Electric Co., Ltd.  570 Richards Street  ▼ICTOBIA  Hennel.   A.   R..   1036  St.  Louis  St   1171 R 1  Keith,  J.   C.   II..   Sa.vward   Uldx   1420  Maclure.   Sam.   Union  Bank Bldic   2848  Ridsrway -Wilson.   Lieut. -Ccl....-.„_. Eelmont   House  BRICK CONTRACTOR  Cnlmneye, Flreplacee, Etc  Jno. B. Sadler  Res. .  2085 45th Ave. W.   Box 25. Kerrisdale  Phone, Eburne  203L.2  SERVICE  CARS  TIRE  REPAIRS  Ketreads,   plain   or  non-skids,  sec- .  tions, etc.  (Tites, Tubes  in slock.  AUTO  REPAIRS.  Engines overhauled,  valves ground,  brakes, relined,  ,/...,;;;.,,  '■■ ..etc.  Gils and  greases  iii stock.  PACIFIC   SHEET   METAL  WORKS, Limited  SHEET  STAZi WOBK  aad  BOOPXaTO  PHOKB  SEY. HS4.  DAVIE VULCANIZING CO.  636 DAVIE STREET -■■    VANCOUVER. B. C.  KEEP POSTED--READ THE RECORD*  Items below have been published  In these columns heretofore, bat ere  carried for ready .reference for a few  days pending: the publication of later  inquiries. '    "        ,  Vernon Construction  Company  CONTRACTORS   AND  BUILDERS  Garages   and   Repair   Work  AVe   specialize   in   small  Seymour   n03G 1.14    Richards   St.  VANCOUVER, B.  C.  1 to 5 Tons  Fact Worth Considering  Firms who demand the most in motor truck  value are operating FEDERAL TRUCKS in  Vancouver.     Such   firms   as   the   Hudson's  Bay    Co.,    Johnston    Storage    Co.,    Ltd.,  Mainland Transfer Co., Ltd., Turner's Dairy  Co.,    and    many    othors    use    FEDERALS.  You can easily learn the reason why these  hig firms get such Satisfaction from  FEDERALS  FEDERAL MOTOR  CCIttFAKY  931-935   Pender    Street-    West,    Vancouver  Distributors for  The FEDERAL Motor Truck Co., Detroit  733. Skewers.—A Manchester firm  is open to import skewers.  734. Washboards.—A Manchester  firm inquires for illustrations and  prices of washboards delivered Manchester.  738. Asbestos slates and slabs.—  A firm in the Midlands of England-  asks to be placed in communication  with Canadian manufacturers of asbestos slates and slabs.  739. Crude Asbestos.—A Belgian  correspondent, at present in England,  wishes to get into touch with Canadian producers of crude asbestos seeking business in Belgium and the  Netherlands.  744. Brushes of all kinds.—A Lon-  j don company is desirous of securing  the buying agency for s the United  Kingdom of a first-class Canadian  manufacturer of hair, cloth, tooth, and  nail brushes, also household brushes  and brushware of all descriptions.  775. Ready-made doors.��A Sheffield firm asks for names'of'Canadian  exporters of ready.-niade wooden .doors.  776. Manufactured goods.—A London correspondent is open to take up  agencies for the sale of Canadian manufactured goods, particularly paper,  hardware, metals, wire and other nails  or specialties.  778. Dowels.^—A London firm desires to be placed in communication  with reliable manufacturers of dowels  in Canada.  782. Glassware.—A London firm desires the addresses of Canadian manufacturers of table and lamp glassware,  in all of which they are interested.  783. Bent wooden trunk hoops.—A  London company Is open to purchase  supplies of bent wooden trunk hoops,  according to specification and other details on file in the Commercial Intelligence Branch, Department of Trade  and Commerce, Ottawa.  J.   D.   McDanlel J.   P.   Scott  Coll.  118-L3 Sey.  64 80-L.  McDaniei & Scott  "ELECTRICAI".    CONTBACTOBS  Armature  and motor "Wtndinff  General  Electrical  EXspalra  EatiinntoB  Pree  Seymour 1S90 522 Smythe St.  GIANT MOTOR TRUCKS  C Everything the name implies.  C[ If your problem is hauling, let us help you  solve it.  C One, two and three-and-a-half ton capacities  all in stock here, with night and day service.  Giant Motor Truck Co  LESLIE W. PEARSON, Manager.  Seymour 2844-2845 Granville at Paeific  Vancouver I  BRITISH COLUMBIA RECORD  "BAGLEY MAKES GOOD RUBBER STAMPS"  A. G. BAGLEY & SONS Ltd.  PRINTERS,   ENGRAVERS    and    MANUFACTURERS  "BAGLEY DOES GOOD PRINTING"  I  BARR & ANDERSON  PLUMBING and HEATING  International  Automatic  Sprinkler  Equipment  Phone Seymour 6180  1060 Homer St.  Vancouver B. C.  raoi  Fraser River  PILE DRIVING CO.  LIMITED  p. a. Jonee, Marr.  WHARP   BUILDING. \BRIDGES.  PILE  FOUNDATIONS,   ETC.  Owners   of   Tag-   "Clive"  General Towlmir >  324 Front St. New Westminster  Telephone 'I 015  bull Elevator Manufacturing Company  Limited of Toronto, at $1,0S5. Elevator enclosure: Contractors, A. Heon  & Cie, of Three Rivers, at $2,195.  Kingston, Ont.—Educational block at  Royal Military College. Contractors  Pigott-Healy ; Construction Company,  of Hamilton, at,$32G,SS4.  Kingston (Sydenham), Out."—-Alterations and additions to stone building,  for conversion of same into power  house re Military Hospital., Contractor, W. H. Harvey, of Kingston, at  $60,215.  Toronto.—Demolition of present Customs building on Yonge Bay, and  Front streets, and excavation'work re  Federal building to be erected on this  site. Contractors, P. Lyall & Sons  Company, Limited, of Montreal, at .$1S,-  600.  Toronto.—Supply and installation of  vault lining, doors and.lockers for Assistant Receiver General's office, Contractor, J. & J. Taylor,' of Torn to, at  $25,687. '  Hon. Minister of Public Works up to  12 o'clock noon of Tuesday,, Gth day of.  May, 1919.  Plans, specifications, contract, and  forms of tender may be seen at the  office of L. Norris; Esq., Government  Agent, Court-house, Vemon, B. C, or  the Department of Public Works, Vic  toria, B. C.  SEALS     STENCILS,   RUBBER   AND   METAL   STAMPS,   METAL   CHECKS,   TIME   CHECKS,  KEV    TAGS,   BRASS    SIGNS,   NUMBERING    MACHINES,   BADGES   OF   ALL   KINDS,   ETC.  ALL WORK GUARANTEED OESJ QUALITY, PROMPT DELIVERY AND fAIR PRICES  516 PENDER ST., W.  PHONE SEY. 316  mmWLmmWBgMLmWmWBmm  PLANS   BEING   PREPARED  FOR   SCHOOL   BUILDING  Architect R. P. S. Twizell, .1019  Metropolitan building, is preparing  plans for a 4-roomed school building to be erected on the corner of  Ash and Tupper streets in ' Point  Grey., The present plans being the,  first portion of an S-roomed reinforced concrete, fireproof' building  which is proposed to be erected.  Plans   will   be   ready   and   tenders  asked   for  in  about three  v/eeks.  WRIGHT BROS.  BUILDERS - CAPENTERS  -ROOFERS--  General Building  Repairs  Sey. 3315 511   Dunsmuir St.  Put  25  Stamps.  cents     pieces     into     Thrift  Office, Sej  \ 7075  lies., Fair.  2138L  J. H.  Healey  OPTOMETRIST  Glasses  fitted  for  the  relief  of  all  kinds    of  eye  strain    and    nervous  headache.  82b Birks  Bldg-.  Vancouver,  B.  C.  PHONE FAIR. 971  We Manufacture Light      ^^<*++^ We Galvanize Every-  Structural Iron ^m^^il* ^^^T****'***^ thing by Hot  Work _^^T*t    # A   W H'^TIt****^ Process  Ornamental  Iron  Work,  Iron  Stairs,  Fire  Escapes    Railings  Gates,   Fences,        Blacksmith  Work  Iron   and   Steel  Bars,   Iron   Work   for  Steel and Wooden Ships, Castings,  Pole  Line   Hardware,  Pipe  Flanges,  etc.  T. WATT  IRON AND GALVANIZING WORKS  225       5th   Avenue West Vancouver, B.C  i_  S37 Hast.  Branch  Office  St.  XT.  Sey. 4404  DIXON & MURRAY  MANUFACTURERS OF  SHOW CASES, OFFICE  and STORE FITTINGS  GENERAL CARPENTER WORK  PAINTING, PAPER HANGING and KALSOMINING  Sey. 8765      Sey. 8766  1065 Dunsmuir St.  Plumbing  and  .  Steamfitting  BUILDING  TRADES   NOW  OPERATE   ON   FIVE-DAY   WEEK  SEATTLE—Commencing to-day the  building trades of Seattle will operate  on   the   five-day   week  in  accordance  with   plans   adopted   by* the   Seattle  Building   Trades   Council   some   time  ago.     These   trades   have   heretofore  been operated with a half holiday,on  Saturday, which has proven inconvenient both to contractors and tlie employees,  the short Saturday forenoon  being insufficient    to    accomplish    a  great deal and expensive from the fact  that contractor's plants would have to  be operated as on a full day, the shutting down at noon being more expensive, contractors decided than hot to  operate  at all on Saturday.    Neither  contractors nor officers of the Building Trades Alliance believe the shorter week will add to the cost of building nor result in a slowing up of the  amount of work which will be accomplished during a week on a given project.  PLANS BEING PREPARED  FOR  GARAGE   BUILDING  Architects Parr & MacKenzie, Vancouver Block, are preparing plans for  a garage building which will be erected for a local firm.  SOLDIERS'   HOUSING   SCHEME  NOTICE  TO  CONTRACTORS.  r Sealed tenders, superscritied "Tender  for Four and Five Room Bungalows"  will be received by the Honourable the  Minister of Public Works up to 12  o'clock noon of Wednesday, the 1-lth  day of May, for erection of a Foiir and  Five Room Bu'ngalow on Lots."33, 34,  Block 2, Prince Albert Street arid "Lots  11, 12, Block o. Plans and specifications  can now be seen at the office of Government Agent, Court House, Vancouver, or  Department of Public Works; Victoria,  B.'C.'   .-.;..   '..-,..  Lowest or any  tender  not  necessarily  accepted.  ■■■..-'...■ .. ... A.   E.   FOREMAN,  '     Public Works. .Engineer.'  Public  Works Department.  Victoria.   B. C,  May 1st,  1919.       '  Classified Advertising  Record Readers are, as a rule, business  and professional men who have the  money to buy something good if they  desire it. If you have something good  to sell let tlie Record readers know  about    it.      The    average    purchasing  ■ power of the Record reader is greater than that of any other publication  in  Brtlsh Columbia.  Campbell & Grill  , Eata-liahed  1905  Roofing Contractors  METAL   WINDOWS—FIRE   DOORS—SMOKE-STACKS—HOT-AIR  FURNACE—VENTILATING    FANS—BLOW    PIPING—  SKYLIGHTS—GENERAL  JOBBING  1238  Seymour St.  Vancouver, B.  C.  Seymour 2981  The Record will ho glad to publish  advertisements for positions wanted hy  returned men in these columns free of  charge.  AUDITORS  Consulting and Cost Accountant.  Office work handled for small businesses.     Private tuition  in  Accountancy.  '   H.   O.   BOLTON,   A.C.A.   (Engr.)  107  Yorkshire Bldg-. Sey.   1166  AUTO REPAIRS  NOTICE  TO   CONTRACTORS  Sealed 'tenders superscribed "Tender  for Nurse's Home" will be received by  the Board of Directors': of the .Nicola  Valley .General Hospital up to 12 'o'clock''  noon of Monday, May 12, 1919, for the  erection and completion of a .two-story,-  nine-roomed building, to be occupied as  a Nurse's Home.  Plans, specifications and conditions of  contract can now be seen at the office of  the Secretary, Merritt, B.C., and Messrs.  Loewen, Harvey & PrestonrLimited, Cotton Building, in the City of Vancouver,  B. C.  Lowest or any tender not- necessarily  accepted. .- -:  A.  Tt. CARRINGTON.  Secretary Board of "Directors.  Merritt, B.  C.  April 3,  1919..  —_aM_——^-_——-—_——————————h___h__—p  «■  1033 Granvlll* St.  Vancouver. B. C.  Phone Sey-136  Re*. Bay. 77  E. E. Elliott  S. J. Trickey  Central Sheet  Metal Works  SHEET, COPPER, BRASS  and IRONWORK  RESTAURANT   EQUIPMENT  BOAT  TANKS  GALLEY RANGES  STEAM  TABLES  SMOKE   STACKS  HEATING       VENTILATING  PLUMBING  Phone Sey. 620      151 Y» Pender St. W.  VANCOUVER, B.  C.  IMPORTANT  BUILDINGS  UNDER   CONSIDERATION  Architect W. T. Whiteway, 1406  Dominion Building- reports several important buildings under consideration,  also several bungalows and residences  which are to be erected in the very-  near future.  j. R. Tacey & Son  EXHAUST   and   BLOW   PIPING  oar   Specialty  Heating-, Ventilating and General  Sheet-Metal Work  .Seymour- SG17 1100  Seymour  St.  Vancouver Forge Co.  Limited  FORG1NGS  OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  Ft.   Victoria  Drire highland ' 701  COPPERSMITHS  Marine and General  THE   CITY   WELDERS  Cor.  Alexander  and   Heatley   Avenue  Phone  Highland   2009  WORK  ON   NEW  BLOCK  TO  START   NEXT   MONTH  Work is expected to commence  about June 1st on the erection of a  store building planned for the . 600  block Granville ' street. Plans have  been prepared by Architect A. E. Henderson, Davis Chambers Building who  will be accepting tenders for the work  in.', two weeks. The building will be  a two-story and basement brick structure,  50 x 120  feet in. size.  M>r. Henderson is also preparing  plans for two residences and several  alteration  jobs.  Buy War Saving Stamps  ADDITION  TO  ORPHANAGE  , AND NEW HOMES PLANNED  Architect A. E. Henderson, Davis  Chambers building has prepared plans  and wi'l award contracts bbortly for  au addition to the Alexandra Orphanage Camp at crescent beach, a residence for Point Roberts,and a Bungalow for Pender Island.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  ' Separate sealed- tenders addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender  for M. O.'s Residence. Military Hospital,  Esquimau, Victoria," "Gymnasium  Building, Military Hospital, Esquimau,  Victoria," as the case may be. will be  received until 12.o'clock noon, Thursday,  May 8, 1919, for the construction of  medical officer's residence, and .Gymnasium Building, Military Hospital,..;^Esquimau,: Victoria, , B.  C.  Plans and specifications can be seen  and forms of tender obtained at. the  office of the Chief Architect, Department of Public Works, Ottawa; the .Superintendent of Military Hospitals, No. 6  Harper Building, Vancouver, 13. C, and  of the Resident Architect, Victoria, B. C.  Tenders will not be considered unless  made on the forms supplied by the Department and in accordance with the  conditions set forth  therein.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered'bank  payable to the order of the Minister of  Public Works, equal to 10 p.c. of the  amount of the tender. . War. Loan Bonds  of the Dominion will also be accepted as  security, or war bonds and cheques if  required to make up an odd amount.  By  order,  R.  C.  DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works, Ottawa,  April   9,   1919.  Are you thinking of having your car  overhauled? If so see Simons the most  reliable man in the city. All work  guaranteed. Lathe work: done. Used  cars  bought and  sold. .'  SIMONS GARAGE  1435   King-sway Fair.  809  ..-.'■■    Night   Call:   Fair.   1008 .  BRICK BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Kilns, Furnaces and Boilers  A   Specialty  Estimates given - Distance no obstacle  ADAM   JACK  Highland   728 2021 Wall St.  COLLECTIONS  Collections, :'-Adjustments ' everywhere,  Quick Action, Prompt Remittance, Inteli-  gent Service. Give Us "a Trial, No Collection, No. Charge.  VANCOUVER   CREDIT   SERVICE  Sey.   858 015   Vancouver   Block  CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS  Alterations    and    Repairs,    Carpenter  and Cabinet Work.  Office and Store Fittings,   Steering  Wheels   for   ships.  J.   R.  B.  WILSON   CO.,   LTD.  Bey.  3761 553  Gamble  Bt.  Factories,      Houses      and   .  Garages   Repaired.     General  Carpenter   and   Construction   .Work.  JOHN   F.   MORRIS       Sey. 3418  Sey.    931 Evenings 943 , Davie   St.  EXTENSION  LADDERS   See us" for good reliable ladders 24 ft.  to 40 ft. in stock. Swing stages made  !;o order.  ALLRIGHT LADDER CO.  Sey. 1778  Rear 832 Hornby St.  ROOFING     The  PAVING ^=-        _.M,TED  MATERIALS     Send   for   color    card    of   BARRETT'S  Company      COAL  ■-,;—■':>--.,    TAR  PRODUCTS  VELVEX   CREOSOTE   SHINGLE   STAINS  Cor. lOth Ave. & Arbutus St. Telephones Bay. 63 and 64  Pacific Roof ing Co., Ltd.  MANUFACTURERS OF  ASPHALT READY  ROOFING  General  Roof ins Contractors  SEYMCUR INDUSTRIAL ISLAND VANCOUVER, B. C.  MACHINERY  Agents   For  Xylite ,Grease   and   Perfection   Oils  Siookum  Log-gin;  Block  4-T2   in.   by   18-ft.   boilers   160   lbs.  2   Goal  dryers  suitable  for  fish.  All   sizes of cable   In stock.  T.  A.  WALSH  &   CO.  7 Alexander St. Sey. 4738  Return tubular boilers, engines, planers, seizers." roller band resaws.. pipe and  pipe fittings, belting, lumber trucks arid  a large stock of transmission machinery.  SAWMILL MACHINERY CO. LIMITED  1004  Mainland  St. Sey.  4623  Pumps and Pumping Plants of every  description bought and sold or rented  out.    All pump supplies and  repairs.  PUMPS & POWER LIMITED  216-24   Abbott   St. Seymour  8110  Boats   of   all   sizes    for !sale.      Tugs.  Scows and  launches   for  hire.     Saw and  Shingle Mill Machinery  for sale.  M&CGILL7S & KORAN  1789  Georgia St. W. Sey.  8439 L.  Brown, Fraser & Co., Ltd.  SUCCESSORS   TO  DOMINION EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO., LTD.  Mining, Municipal and Contractors'  Machinery and Supplies  Phone Seymour 715S 1 ISO Homer Street  Vancouver, B. C.  •.   .        ■ *  WANT TENDERS FOR REPAIRS  TO VERNON COURT-HOUSE  Tenders  for repairs  to the Vernon  court-house    will be.   received by the  PANTAGES  Three Shows Daily  2.30-7.00-9.0©  PRICES 20c - 30c  CEMENT  AND  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  Fairview Sand & Gravel  Company, Ltd.  SAND & GRAVEL  PROMPT DELIVERY.  1527 Main St.  Fa-ir. 552  Hoisting engines, locomotives, lathes,  wire rope, rails, cars, machinery of all  kinds.  NATIONAL  MACHINERY   CO.  Sey. 600  925 Main St.  Usea   Machinery   of   All   Kinds   Bought  and   Sold.  B. C. EQUIPMENT  CO., LTD.  Bank of Ottawa Bldg. Sey. 9040  See   Us  For. All. Kinds of Machinery  WEIR MACHINERY   CO.   LTD.  1396  Richards  St. Sey.  7442-7443  STENOGRAPHERS  Vancouver Gas Appliance Co.  t  <5.  AGENTS TOR  McCLARY'S RANGES  Scott & Clark  1042 Howe St. Sey. 2571—682G-L |  MAIN ELECTRIC  GENERAL   REPAIRS — ARMATURE  WINDING — SWITCHBOARDS  INSTALLATIONS  204 Alexander St.- ..     .' Seymour 3856  Expert Typewriting of every description  Mimeographing,    Mil Itlgraphing,  Translations Stenographers   Supplied  CENTRAL PUBLIC STENOORAHPERS  Sey.   5078 414  Dominion   Bldg.  "     STORAGE & TRANSFER  and the  Baggage,    furniture   and    freight   moved  and   stored.     Trunks  crated   and   household   goods   packed   for   shipment.  STANDARD   TRANSFER   &   STORAGE  COMPANY  419  Cordova St. W. Sey. 303  TRUCKS  FOR SALE—One-ton McLaughlin in  A-l. condition, cheap for cash. One and  half ton Albion, just overhauled. Alho  other   used   trucks.  UNITED  MOTOR  AGENCY  OF  B.  C.  Soy.  7076 940 Richard»   St.  iNUWAY  ■■■■■■■HnHHBBHI  Kerosene Gas  Generator and Burner  TELEPHONE DATA  NEW INSTALLATIONS  CHANGES.  We supply standard truck bodies on  short notice, or build to -suit individual  requirements. All we need is an idea  of -what you want. We do the rest.  TUPPER 8s STEEL  "The Track Specialist!)"  Bay view 138 1669 Third Ave. W.  _______ ~~~~  For use in  Regular Cook Stoves and Ranges  G. W.ROBINSON  CARPENTER and BUILDER  also  Cabinet  Maker  Upholstering  603 Broadway W.  W.GREENL.EES  CONTRACTOR  Pile   Driving',   Wnarvea,  Bri_ffe»,  Foundation-, etc.  407 Cordova St. W.  Seymour 1083  We Weld any metal part that is  broken. We sell tested range boilers at  $9.00 each.  ARMSTRONG'S   WELDING   SHOP  1733 Main' St. Fair. 3369  C. Bain, Manager  Percy F. Letts  ELECTRICAL   ENGINEER  and  CONTRACTOR  Hig_-Cla8B   Electrical   Work  and   Flxt-roa  Bay.   441 3044   Granville   St.  767 ROBSON ST.  SEYMOUR 801  4^&fc4&s^s&>i4rt^riWsfcfrn^^  -?£$$?.  ■7:M&  WM ■•■  £$«?  %*  'SB  'la-  ft        "  *#l»  ■$■■  £;■"■'  m  I  1  m  m  i  I .1!  I 5?  'I kS  jl   If

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