Brick and Clay Record Volume 51

Brick and Clay Record Volume 51

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt:," he asserted, "is being held back thru timidity." Herbert D Fredenber of F d b Y1? and Cement makers. prophesied that prices would re main as they were, war or no war. "If putting up buildings II-M' _ ceases, _ E=lCl he. It may d0 U18 government an ingury, as there_wont behousings for workmen to help the war along. Lending institutions should be careful, should examine and be justified in increasing loans to meet increased costs of materials, which in turn would be 'u tifi d b J S e y increase of income." Benlamlfl Tl'3Y!centsll, of the marble industry said-I "The. Y ' prosecution of the war is the first duty of those in authority_ lVar costs lots of money. The uncertainty of deliveries is the serious hold back item. 'Vho wants to tear down an old building on an uncertainty? Interest piles up Such bst l ' 0 ac es are going to stand in the wav for a long time" "Prices have nothing to do with the situation," said Walter T. Smith, vice-president of the George A. Fuller Construction Co. "In the congested condition today, after steel has been bought and fabricated, the problem is to get it. The steel company's products are short. After January 1, I predict that there will be a readjustment in a natural sane way and business will improve. The question is not one of getting business. hut of getting it done after getting it." Al.59.59 Prevention of Fire Loss "Preventable tires is more than a private misfortune. It is a public dereliction. At a time like this, of emergency and of manifest necessity for the conservation of national resources, it is more than ever a matter of deep and pressing consequence that every means should he taken to prevenshow more

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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833058
  • 9781236833051