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] Board of Trade Returns and Labour Gasette. Note of Fosaign and Colonial Office

Beports, also of certain other Government Publications haviag a bearing upon

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THE BOABD OF TRADE JOVRNA.h.-^AdverHsemetiU, [Not. 7. mi.



WARRANTS
ISSUED.

B«idetf ft other

Warebonte
Acconinodatioii
at Low Rates.



THROUGH RATES

toy Ran and Canal, to and from an parts off tho
Kingdom, bolnff tlio Ciioapoot Shipping Port and
Olstributlnff Contra f0r tho moot donooly popnlatod
toi England;



OIL TANKAOe

22, 141, m

Qallons.

QRADf

ELEVATOR

1,0^0,000



The Manchester Ship Canal

Is the best moans of cheapening the cost of

Transit on all descriptions



PORT



MANCHESTER



OF



of trafflo from th« manufaoturing

oentros of Lancashire, Yorkshire and the Midlands

to F.O.B. Manchester.



FOREIGN

CATTLE

WHARVES

AND
LAIRAQES.



Rogular Unoo off rrCAMRRS aro toi oporation
botweon Manoheoter and tho prinoipal Porto off
tho World, inoiuding Canadian, North Amorloan,
Mexioan Gulf. Oouth Amorloan, AuotraUan, Indian,
Porolan Gulf, Modltorranoan, tho Conthiont off
Europo, Coaotwioo Porto, oto.



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REFRIGERATED
TRANSIT

CHAMBER AND

COLD AIR

STORES.



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JOSEPH BARDNER & SONS

Foni^ Hafd and Mcy Wood HorcMts,

LIVERPO OL AND L ONDON.

Importera ^f Boefirood, Blaok Ebony. Blaokwood, Bird Bje Maplo.
Bo;nrood, Penoi. Oedar, Oomal, Oocobolo, Oocoowood, Hickory, Zaaacewood,
Llgnnm YitMi, Partridgowood, Ponixnmons, Rosewood, Babico, Batinwood,
Ihiakewood, Tolipwood, Walnut (Oircassian and Amorioan)| Tewtroo,
f •patero, Zebrawood, Ac.| Ao.

Kannfactnrers of Ash Boat Oars, Handspikes, and of
Gomel and Peisimmons Shuttle Blocks.



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Vol. LIX.]



November 7, 1907.



[No. 571



The Offices of the Commercial Intelligence Branch of the
Board of Trade are at 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.C. —
roistered telegraphic address, "Advantage, London," Code — 5th
Edition A.B.C., telephone number 18807 Central. A statement
of the objects and work of the Branch will be found on p. 291.

The attention of British traders is directed to the Sample
Boom, where the foUowin^jf are on view, with other exhibits : —



Samples.


Reference in " Board
of Trade Journal."




Date.


Page.


Copper ore from Rhodesia

Landolphia rubber from Natal

V^etable asbestos produced in Chungking

Local] J manufactured native silk from Crete

Gum arable from Egypt

Talc from Venesuela...

Salt from DealesviUe, Orange River Colony

Locally dyed cotton cloth sold in Chungking

Fruit of the Myristica ^eftZ/Vm and its product Myristina
(a vegetable fat) from Guatemala

Mangrove bark from Inhambane

Monazite sand, manganese ore, cocoa, coffee, rubber,
whale-oil, rosewood, camauba wax and coquilho nuts
from the State of Bahia

Cottxm goods sold in Dskub

Bafia wax from Madagascar

Silk produced by improved methods at Hochou

•' Pooiote " fibre, cleaned, from Mexico

Angola root rubber, and Pungo Andongo rubber

Sardines canned at Nagasaki

Bark, also pine-apple fibre, from Inhambane

Bilk and cocoons from Persia

Cotton cloth sold in Albania


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The following Special Trade Enquiry Offices are also at
73, Basinghall Street, E.C: — India, Dominion of Canada,
Queensland, Transvaal and Orange River Colony. Statements
of the objects and work of these Enquiry Offices will be found
on pp. 291-2.

OPENINGS FOR BRITISH TRADE.

BRITISH INDIA.

The Directors of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway
are prepared to receive up to noon on Tuesday,

Railway Material the 1 2th November, tenders for the supply of —
1. Wheels and axles ; 2. Helical and volute



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246 THE BOAED OF TRADE JOURNAL. [No

Openings for British Trade,

springs ; 3. Miscellaneous tools and stores ; 4. Wood
pins, &c. ; and 5. Metals. Tenders must be made on
copies of which, with specifications, can be obtained at th
of the Company, Gloucester House, 2, 3, and 4, Bishopsgaf
Without, London, E.G., on payment of 21«. each (which
be returaed). The Directors do not bind themselves to ao
lowest or any tender.

CANADA.

The following commercial enquiries have been received
^ ^ Canadian Oovemment Offices, 17, Victorii

^^^'.^ London, 8.W., whence further infoi

^ "®'' regarding them may be obtained : —

HOME ENttUIBIES.

A correspondent in Scotland, connected with the whole
retail grocery and provision trade, is desirous of repn
Canadian canners of meat, tongues, fruit, ftc.

A London firm wish to be placed in touch with Canad
ducers of antimony ore, with a view to purchasing supplies.

Enquiry is made by a London firm of hardware mercb
the names of exporters in Canada of shovel eye handles and
arms.

A North of England firm wish to get into communicati
Canadian exporters of spool wood.

A London firm desire to get into touch with wholes
retail drapery establishments in Montreal, Quebec, G
Winnipeg, Hamilton, Ottawa, London (Ontario), Kingsto
couver (British Columbia), and Victoria (British Columbia)

A North of England firm wish to get into communicati
Canadian importers of palm and other oils; also chemie
fertilisers.

The same firm also wish to import from Canada various c
amalgams, such as ferro-chrome and ferro-silicon.

A London firm desire to import large quantities of wo
from Canada.

A firm of export merchants in London, interested in
genons manure, desire to get into communication with Ci
importers.

An English firm interested in the import of firosen chicke
large scale for the London market desire to get into tou(
Canadian firms of high standing who can meet their requii
in this respect. The chickens should weigh from 2^ to 3 lb

An Irish correspondent, in a position to supply glo^
mittens, hosiery, plain and fancy articles, all made of hon
wool by Ijish peasants, desires to get into touch with Ci
importers.



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r.] THE BOASD OF TRADE JOTTENAL. 247

Openings for British Trade,

CAN PLDPL'-<!ontinu6d.

lashire firm are prepared to import from Canada supplies

od strips (birch, beech, ash, maple, orham), 2\ in. wide by

k, in lengths from 2 ft. 6 in., rising every 6 in. to 7 ft.

»e tied np in bundles, each bundle to contain 36 pieces of

b.

lashire firm desire to get into touch with firms in Canada

iut spmce on the rotary principle.

CANADIAN ENaUIBT.

nission agent in Montreal interested in timber limits
I pulp-wood, pine-wood, cedar, ftc, desires to be placed in
nation with importers in the United Kingdom.

For further information regarding any of the above,
n should be made to the High Commissioner for Canada,
ria Street, S.W.

Ilowing commercial enquiries have been received at the
Gtovemment City Trade Branch, 73, Basinghall Street, E.C.,
irther information regarding them may be obtained : —

HOME ENaUIBIES.
ipany manufacturing chocolate, confectionery novelties
bmas crackers seek suitable Canadian resident agents,
{h firm wish to get into communication with Canadian
irers who can supply pitwood in large quantities.

CANADIAN ENttUIBIES.

itreal firm report an opening for medium class twines

I like to hear from United Kingdom manufacturers who

y satisfactory goods at moderate prices.

juiry has been received for the addresses of United

manufacturers of machines for mannfactoring tar paper.

in Montreal are in a position to do business in goods used

>er trade and allied industries.

nission merchant in Montreal possessing an established

L with the wholesale grocery trade would be pleased to act

1 Kingdom shippers of suitable goods.

For further information regarding any of the above,
a should be made to the Canadian Government City
tnch, 73, Basinghall Street, B.C.

AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH.

d of Trade have received from their correspondent at
Melbourne (Mr. Max Hirsch) copies of the

?^® specification and conditions relating to tenders

for the supply of 30 metallic circuit telephone

rds (100 lines). Tenders will be received by the Deputy

ir-General, Melbourne, till 3 p.m. on the 31st December.



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248 THE BOABD OV TEADB JOWNJLL. [Nor. 7, 1907.

Openings for British Trade.

The specification and conditions may be inspected hj British
manufacturers at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of the Board
of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.G. Copies may be
obtained at the Australian Commonwealth Offices in London^
72, Victoria Street, S.W., where also preliminary deposits on
tenders may be paid.



VICTORIA.

The following commercial enquiries have been received at the

^ . - office of the Agent-General for Victoria, 142^

C^mierciftl q^^^^ Victoria Street, London, E.C. :—

Snqmnes. ^ reputable Melbourne firm are desirous of

representing in Victoria British manufacturers of oils and vamisli.

A highly respected Melbourne firm are desirous of being placed

in communication with British manufacturers of wall paper, with

a view to representing them in the State of Victoria.

A Melbourne firm of good standing are desirous of representing
a British firm of frame moulding manu&cturers.

Note. — For further information respecting the above, applica-
tion should be made to the Agent-General for Victoria, 142,
Queen Victoria Street, London, KC.



CAPE COLONY.



The " Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette " of the 15th October

announces that tenders are invited for the supply

Bailway Stores, of the following stores required for the service

of the Cape Railway Department during the

year 1908: — Boots and shoes, brushware, candles, grain bags,

grease, hammer &c. handles, leather and leather goods, lime, soap,

tallow, and tanks.

A preference of ten per cent, will be allowed on supplies manu-
£BM)tured entirely from Colonial-grown articles, and five per cent,
on goods manufactured from imported ingredients, or partially so.

Further particulars, conditions, &c., have been received from the
Board of Trade Correspondent at Cape Town (Mr. E. J. Cattell),.
and may be consulted at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of the
Board of Ti-ade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.C. It should be
noted, however, that the dates for receipt of tenders (13th, 20th,
and 27th November) only admit of firms tendering who have
arrangements with their agents that can be availed of by cable.



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K)7.] THE BO.ULD OF TBABE JOUBNAL. 249

Openings for British Trade.

EGYPT.

burnals Officiel" of 23rd and 28th October announce

^ Q,- that tenders are invited by the Egyptian War

g, ' Department, and will be received at the

^. ' Financial Secretary's Office, Cairo, for the supply

^ f fUUi ^^' — (^) ^^^ *^"^ ^^ ^ refined cotton-seed

booa, ^y^ g^ ^j^ caustic soda, 60/62 per cent., 20

'k^ tons of Candia or Syrian pure olive oil, and

* 12 tons of silicate of soda, to be delivered at

• Department Stores, Tourah — tenders will be received up

on the 3rd December; (2) cadets' boots that may be

1 during 1908 — tenders will be received up to noon on the

lumber; (3) 50,000 flour sacks to be delivered into the

>m at Tourah Mills — tenders will be received up to noon

0th December.

itions of contract and samples may be inspected at the
od Secretary's Office, Cairo.

NORWAY.

'onsul at Christiania (Mr. F. E.* Drummond-Hay) reports
that the Norwegian State Railways have issued
ikes. a call for tenders* for the supply of 864,700

"dogs" (spikes). Tenders marked ** Anbud
fs" are to be delivered by 3 p.m. on 22nd November at
sens for Statsbaneme Expeditionskontor," Christiania.
8 of conditions, specification and drawing may be inspected
sh manufacturers at the Commercial Intelligence Branch
loard of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.C.

lonsnl also reports that the Corporation of VardO have

p. issued a call for tenders for the supply and

^'%Ja * delivery of 290 tons of cast-iron pipes, 38 tons

,-, of galvanized asphalted steel pipes, and a

, number of valves, &c. Tenders are to be

ip^ana ^^li^gred by the 30th November, 1907, to

«« Stadsingenioren " at Vardo.
s of the specifications, conditions, and drawings may be
d by British makers at the Commercial Intelligence
of the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.C.

SWEDEN.

lonsul at Stockholm (Mr. H. M. Villiers) reports that

tenders are invited for the supply to the

Blankets. Swedish Army of 60,000 woollen blankets —

30,000 to be delivered before 1st March. 1908

: .»

from the usual Customs duties, a preference ot irom 10 it lo per oeut. s
Norwegian manufacturers. In all case* ol! Noiwegiici (jovernrntLt
it is obligatory that a resident agent should act for t<?r.de ers not residing
ff and be responsible to the Gorernmiut, but it is not necessary for the
)c a Norwegian firm.



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2&0 THE BOARD OF TRADE JOURNAL. [Nov. 7, 1907.



Openings for British Trade.



SWEDEN— <^<»^«'»«M?^-

and 30,000 before the end of 1908. Written tenders will be
received until noon on the 15th November, addressed to "Armena
intendenturforrad Sheppsholmen, Stockholm," in envelopes marked
"Sangfiltar 1907."

A sample of the material required, together with a copy of
the specification and form of contract, may be inspected by
British manufacturers at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of
the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, B.C.

H.M. Consul also reports that the Wexjo Hospital invites tenders

for the supply and delivery of 1,800 tons of

CoaL Welsh coal (Nixon's Navigation) for 1908. Sealed

tenders must reach Kungl. Hospitalsdirektionen,

Wexj'o, Sweden, by noon on 18th November. The coal must be

delivered free of charge either at the hospital or on the Wexjo-

Tingstyds Railway, half on 15th January, 1908, and the other

half by 15th June, 1908. Tenders must state at which place

delivery will be effected. The origin of the coal must be attested

by a Swedish Consul. Certificates are required from the steamer

as to shipment, and from the railway as to the weight of the coal.



DENMARK.

H.M. Consul at Aarhus (Mr. G. F. Stark) reports that tenders are

invited by the Lighting Department of that

. Gasometer. city for a gasometer to contain 1,000,000 cubic

feet of gas. Tenders will be received up to

10 a.m. on the 30th November at Aarhus Belysningsvaesen, where

also the conditions of contract may be obtained on payment of

3 kr. (3«. 4d.).

Copies of the conditions and specification, together with

drawing, may be inspected by British firms at the Commercial

Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade, 73 Basinghall

Street, London, B.C.

BELGIUM.

The " Moniteur Beige " of 29th October announces that tenders

-. ., are invited by the Soci6t6 Nationale des

C t ^t^ Chemins de fer vicinaux, for the construction

tons rue ion. ^^ ^j^^ section between Souvret (rue des Fosses)

and Fontaine-FEv^que (station), on the railway from Chapelle-lez-

Herlaimont to Anderlues, at the estimated cost of 73,127 frs.

(about 2,925/.). A deposit of 7,000 frs. (about 2801.) is required

to qualify any tender.
•Tenders will be received at the offices of the Soci6t6, Rue de la

Science 14, Brussels, up to the 26th November, where also the

conditions may be obtained at a cost of 1 fr.



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>7.] THE BOABD OF TRADE JOURNAL. 251

Openings for British Trade.

HCLtGIUM — continued.

8 issue of the **Moiiiteur" also announces that tenders
, . are invited by the Soci6t6 for the supply of 200

"tch^^^* points for rails of 25 kilogs., 200 crossings (A.
ritcnes. ^^^ g^^ ^^^ 200 switches with double action,
will be received at the offices of the Soci6t6, as above,
2th November, where also plans and conditions may be
at a cost of 6 frs. and 1 fr. respectively.

lUetin Commercial " of 26th October contains a notice to
the effect that tenders are invited for the supply

lates. to the Belgian State Railways of 400 pairs of

special fishplates in iron or steel, either stamped

\/o connect 40 kilog. rails of the Vignole type, and 650 for

57 kilog. A deposit of 1,000 francs (40i.) is required to

•ny tender. Further particulars may be obtained from M.

er, administrateur des voies et travaux, rue Louvain no.

ssels. Tenders will be opened at noon on the 27th

Br at the Bourse de Commerce, Brussels.

SWITZERLAND.

luille F6d6rale Suisse " of 30th October contains a notice
, to the effect that the Federal Council has voted

^^ to the Canton of Ticino a subvention of 40 per

^^ ^^ cent, of the expenses of the construction of a
5*56 metres long and 3*20 metres broad, over the river
lear Quartino, for agricultural purposes.

le publication announces that the Federal Council has

, approved the expending of —
^., 1. 15,000 francs for the construction of a

^*y ng^ tramway line from the St. Gothard station
at Lugano, to the discharging wharf of the lake
kts.

>,668 francs for a narrow-gauge electric railway on the road
^ano to Tesserete.

SPAIN.

aceta de Madrid" of 27th October contains a copy of
^ a decree authorising Don Emilio Planas to

ction construct a wharf in the roadstead of Monjoy,
in the district of Rosas, Gerona.

fcceta de Madrid " of 29th October announces that tenders
. Ac *"^ invited for various materials connected with

^*^'. •' the 350 metres extension of the port of Almeria.
J^Jri, The material called for includes six electric
worxs. ^ji^ngg^ ^^^ 1Q8 iron c^ses for the same, also



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Openings for British Trade.



SPAI N - continued,

iron necessary for the construction of shelters, besides mat
prolonging the eastern quay. The various requiremc
divided into four distinct lots, on each of which a cl(
required to qualify any tender. The total to be depositee
four lots amounts to 23,418 pesetas (about 836Z.) Local r
tation is necessarj'. Tenders must be sent in to the ** J
Obras del puerto de Almeria " not later than 28th Noveral
A copy of the specification (in Spanish) for the supp]
electric cranes has been received from the British Vice-C
Almeria (Mr. J. Murison). This, together with the **
which contains further particulars of the materials reqi
well as the full conditions for the eubmis^on of tenders
seen by British firms at the oflBces of the Commercial Int(
Branch of the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, Lond

The " Gaceta " of 31st October contains a copy of a decree

Rail B 'd effect that on all railways of over 2

Cn t fi standing, and all of less standing on wl

rolling stock has increased in weight

the past few years, the bridges and culverts should be teste

view to strengthening or renewing such of them as should

considered sufficiently strong, or any that have suffered

during the recent floods.

ITALY.

The British Vice-Consul at Spezia (Mr. E. M. de Garston

Estimated <

Date. Articles required. Cost.

16th November ... Paper and drawing materials ... 6.584 lire ...

(261/.)
23rd „ ... Homoj^neous iron (in trapczoi- 60,000 lire ...

dal l)ar8 for gratingfF) (2,400/ )

23rd „ ... White lead (in powder) 60.375 lire ...

(2,415/.)

29th „ ... Asbestos goods 48.000 lire ...

(1,920/.)

A public competition will be held at the Royal Arsenal (i
Office) of Spezia in the case of the first of the above contn
simultaneous competitions at the Royal Arsenals of Sp(
Venice in the case of the second, Spezia, Naples, and Venic
case of the third, and Spezia and Naples in the case of the

The special conditions of contract may be seen at the 1
of Marine, Rome; at the Directorates General of the



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07.] THE BOABD OF TRADE JOURXAL. 253

Openings for British Trade,

IT ALiY— continued,

; at the Technical Offices of the Navy at Genoa ; and

rincipal Chambers of Commerce in Italy.

tender should be made out on Government stamped paper

Local representation is necessary,
ixpenses of registration, printing and stamp duty are
by the successful tenderer.

izzetta Ufficiale" of Slst October announces that tenders
- . are invited for the construction of an aqueduct

\. for Montaione, Gambassi, Castelfalfi, and San

^ Vivaldo, in the commune of Montaione, at the

a cost of 143,930 lire (about 5,757/.). A deposit of
e (about 300Z.) is required to qualify any tender. Tenders

sent in on stamped paper of the value of 1 lira, not later
h November, to the Commune di Montaione, Provincia di

Gazssetta " containing further particulars may be seen at
mercial Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade, 73,
ill Street, London, E.C.

)Ilettino delle Finanze " of 27th October contains a notice
-n 4^ to the effect that Signer Giuseppe Grolli has
, made application to the prefecture of Sondrio

^ for permission to appropriate 60 litres of water

id from the Bio Bondone Canal and the Margatta torrent
immune of Teglio for motive power for industrial purposes.

ae '* BoUettino '* states that the construction of the

S. Quirico-Nostra Signora della Guardia electric

f Plant. railway, which has been suspended since 1900,

is shortly to be resumed and completed. The

conceded in 1897 to the " Society Anonima Co-operativa

]!o8truzione ed Esercizio della Ferrovia al Santuario di

lignora della Guardia." The " Bollettino " of 31st October

niU details of the form, length and proposed working of

Bollettino " of 3l8t October further announces that a new
B to be formed for the construction of a line from Brescia
)ne Val Trompia. The railway, which is to be electric,
mportant, the existing tramway traffic being insufficient
Bquirements of industry.

kme journal states that a French firm have applied for the
m for constructing the Civitavecchia-Orte Railway, at a
Ale saving on the project of the Society Veneta.



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25i THE BOARD OF TRADE JOURNAL. [Nov. 7, 1907.

Openings jor British Trade,



AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.

The " Lieferungswesen " of 24th October states that tenders are

invited for the following materials for the year

Iron Material. 1908 :— 12,000 kgs. of rolled iron (Bat iron,

square iron, round iron, hoop iron, and cramp

iron); 15,500 kgs. of ordinary sheet iron ; 5,500 kgs. of flat iron

for mines, &c. Tenders should be sent in not later than the 15th

November to die K. K. Salinenverwaltung Hall, at Vienna.

Further details are given in the " Lieferungswesen " which may
be seen on application at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of
the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.G.



TURKEY.

H.M. Consul-General at Constantinople (Mr. H. C. A. Eyres)
reports that the Turkish Ministry of Commerce
Dam ConBtrnction. and Public Works invites tenders for the con-
struction of a dam with sluices on the Hindi6
Canal in the Vilayet of Bagdad, subject to the following
conditions : —

The dam is to be constructed with 23 compartments, 9*80 metres
wide, these compartments to be made of "ciment arm6," and
between each there is to be a buttress to support a working bridge
of 3 metres.

The dam is to have a bridge 40 metres in length and 8 metres in
width.

These works will be carried out in accordance with the technical
requirements established by preliminary survey which has been
made on the spot. Only contractors who can give satisfactory
proof of their having successfully carried out similar undertakings
and who can furnish a guarantee in cash for 10,000 liras may
tender at the adjudication, which will be held at the Ministry of
Public Works at Constantinople on the 14th December.



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

The British Commercial Agent in the United States (Mr. E.
^ . , Seymour Bell) has been informed by a firm of

j^ importers that they are seeking the reprosenta-

■^^ ' tion in the United States of responsible British

firms doing a wholesale export business in groceries and drugs.
Applications from British firms desiring such representation should
be sent to the British Commercial Agent, c/o British Consulate-
General, New York.



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