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SurfacepWater Sewer— Great North
Road.

The Council of the above-named dis-
trict invite tenders for construction of
(<t) a Surface-Water Sewer in Great
North Road and (6) a Surface-Water
Sewer in Station Road within their
district, of about 117 yds. and 39S yds.
in length respectively.

Drawings of the proposed works may
be inspected,and specifications, schedules
and forms of tender obtained, on appli-
cation to the Council's Surveyor, Mr.
C. ]. Jenkin, assoc.m.inst.c.b., at the
undermentioned offices on deposit of the
sum of two pounds, which will be
refunded on the receipt on the prescribed
form of a bona-fide tender for the whole
of the works, together with fully-priced
schedules, together with all documents
supplied.

The Council do not bind themselves to
accept the lowest or anv tender.

Sealed tenders endorsed " Surface-
Watcr Sewer— Great North Road," and
" Surf ace- Water Sewer— Station Road,"
as the case may be. must be sent in to
me, the undersigned, on or before 4 p.m.
on Monday, the sist day of October,
1907.

E. H. LISTER,

Clerk to the Council.

Council Offices, Church End,
Finchley, N.
34th September, 1907.

Midhurst Rural District Council.
To Waggon Builders.
The above Council invite tenders for
the supply to Midhurst Station not later
than October 30th next of a Screw and
Tip Waggon, with Covers, to hold
a^ yards, for the removal of house refuse
ana dust.

Tenders should be accompanied by a
full description of the construction of the
waggon, with a diagram or drawing.

The Council do not bind themselves to
accept the lowest or any tender.
Signed,

ARTHUR G. GIBBS,
Surveyor to the Council.
Council Offices, Midhurst.



SULPHA TE OF C OPPER.
SULPHATE OF AMMONIA

AJTD ALI.

CHEMI CAL MA NURES

Abioiuteiy pure and dry
ANHYDROUS AMMONIA.



PETER R. IcQDIE ft SOH,

18, SOUTH JONN tTREETi
LIVERPOOL.

BBTUBUSHBD in?.]



W. FOX & SONS,

OOMMONSIDE WORKS,

RIDGEWAY,

near SHEFFIELD.

CSTASLISHCD 1780.

Corporate LO >vL

M. de F.

Bert QuaUty Hand Made SI0ELE8,

BCtTHSS and BEAPINa HOOKS

for aU Markets.



CONTBACTS.

Borough of Tamworth.
Main Drainage.
Contract No. i.

The Corporation invite tenders for tke
construction of about it^oo yards d
Stoneware and Cast-iron Pipe Sevoi,
together with manholes, storm-wato
overflow chambers, ventilating shafts
and other incidental works inaccordasa
with the drawings and apecificatioa
prepared by the Borough Engineer,
Mr. F. E. G. Bradshaw.

Drawings may be inspected at tk
Municipal Offices, si. Church Street,
Tamworth.

Specifications, bills of quantities ud
form of tender may be obtained ts
application to the Borough EpciBeer,
upon payment of 3 guineas, whia wm
will, after the Corporation shall ban
come to a decision upon the tenders, be
returned to the tenderers provided ther
shall have sent in a bona-fide tender, aai
shall not have withdrawn the same, sod
shall have returned the documents leal
them.

Sealed tenders, endorsed " Main Dram-
age," and addressed to the Mayor, mo^
be forwarded to the undersigned noi
later than 3 p.m. Thursday, the S4th daj
of October, 1907.

The Corporation do not bind tfaa»
selves to accept the lowest or any tender
JOHN MATTHEWS,
Town Clerk.
3, Bolebrtdge Street, Tamworth.
September anth, 1907.



Antwerp, October 17th— The Munid
pal Authorities are calling for tender
tor the installation of electric li|rl^t ii
the Salle de Fetes recently erected in th
Place de Meir, Antwerp. A deposit
8,000 francs (about £3*0) will be require
to qualify any tender. Specification
from the Hotel de Ville, Antwern.atj
cost of 0-50 franc. A copy may be in
spected by British firms at the Con
raercial Intelligence Branch of the Boar
of Trade, 73, Basinghall-street, Londod
E.C.



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HARRISON KNITTING MACNlM

For Books, 8tooki]urs,niidomali,
Jerseys, Tam-o'^Shanton, Gas

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and all pvrposis.



THE HARRISON PATENT

KNITTINeMAGHINECO.,LO.|

237, Upper Brook Stroft,

KAvCnSTlBilag.




ct S, 1907.] THE BOABD OF TRADE JOUENAL.— ^(toertifsmeiita.



DioPTmc LcNMs.



SKVuaHT Qlamks.




JAMES STEVENS < SON,

' VIOTORIA GLASS WORKS,

[DARTMOU TH STREET, BIR MINGHAM,""'"" '"""^""

PLAIN & DIOPTRIO, IN ALL OOLOnRS
FOR SHIPS' LAMPS,

ETery Description of Glass for Railways and Ships.

^^SL^^ ^i^l^^^HnBBB^ """ ^ BcvcLLCD Glass

^"*^*' ^^^^H^BSHNfK!^^^^ * m ^' cvcry oksciiiption.



BvNKtR Shades.




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I throuah MNQUSH MERCHAMT9 or

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WMPMAKMRS,



Pavkmcnt Lcnscs.



JAMES KENYON & SON,

Derby Street Mills,
BURY, LANCASHIRE,




Roller & Clearer Olottis for Ootton Splnnere,
Slasher & Sizing Flannels for Ootton Manuti*
Felts for Paper Makers, Army Blankets,
Blankets and Lappings for Oallco Printers,
Hankets for Newepaper Printers,



DBSCXUPfTXOM OS*



VjMton, Ootton & Linen Cloths for Machinery.



OIL, GAS, SPIRIT, & ALCOHOL ENGINES,

HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL TYPES.

Abo LAUNC H ENGINES (Oil, S pirit, or Alcohol).
L.. GARDNER A 80N8, l-tcl.p

BABTOV HALL, nfOIiri WOBU,

PATRiofioPT, MANCHESTER.



PiKTRICR#IT*

KATRiofiorr, mMnwn

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THE BOAED OF TEUJDB JOUBNAL.



UR OF FSnrOIPlL PUBLiaJLTIOm OF THB BOARD OF TRIDK.

T» h§ pmrekmied, Htker difr$ctly or through any Bookseller, from any of the following Agente, viz. :
WTMAN A SONS, I/fd., Fxttib Lanx, E.C. ;
And fiaiii tliair sab-agenti, G. STBEET A Co., Ltd., SO, €k>BNHiLL, London, E.C.
OLlvjSK A BOTD, TwnDDALN Coubt, Edinbuboh; or,
EBWABD POKSONBT, 116, Obajton Stbxxt, Dublin.

id Britiih Possessions for fh« Yew 1906.
tapplement to Vols. I. sad n. for 1905.

Tear 1906. [01.3545/07.] FtioeSs.
uotion ia the Frindpal Ooontries ol the

ioeM.



1903-04. [Od. 9401/05.] Piioe U. M.

Prioe U. 6d.
/06.] Frioe7d.
snd Look-outs of 1905, with Statlstiesl

the United Kingdom tad the prinoipal



U.U.



U.6d.
XIX. 1904. [Od. S107/06.] Prioe 7«.M.

1 during the Yew. Aug., 1907. [7.YI.]
Itish Possessians. 60. YI. Prioe 54.



I. [818.1 Prioe Itf.
LtheBriish



Empire sad ia the prinoipel

arts, let Series [Od. 1761A908.] Prioe
)d. 3660/05.] Pike 9d. Supplementazy



ypoiated by the Board of Tnde. [Od.
»poiated by the Board of Trade. BrasU
)d by the Board of Tnde. [Od. 2146.]
by the Board of Trade. [Od. 3518/05. j



Unions in 1903-04, with OomparatiTS
Udotn at 1st Ootober, 1906. [Od. 8345/06.]
leroe of the United Kingdom aad some

UM, with referenee to their Prooeedings.
«noe to Wheat PMduotfon lor Bsport

the prinoipal Oooatries of Boiopa, the
in Australia by the AdTisory Ooounittee

istaiistloal Tables for a series of years.



Beat of the Board of Trade (Prise Id.)

PMter Lane, B.O. ; or OUtst * Boyd,
jiyfliiizea oy vj v_/ v_7 ^j^ l\^



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Oct 3. 1907.] THS BOAfiD OS* 1?SADB JOttMAl. vii

Honti of %v^t journal

OOTOBBB 3, 1907.



OOIsTTEI^rTS.



PAQB

Openings for BritiBh Trade 1

BHtish Dmmniont, Jte. ;~

Britiih India,— -TtDidms for Switches and Crosdngs, Railway Stores and Steel
Material.

aMMuto.— Commercial Bnqmries.

Australian ComnumweaUh.^Tendeis for Telephone Material.
W^rtign Gmntrisi .*—

Openings for Trade in Egypt, Russia, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Holland,
Belginm, Portugal, Angola, Spain, Canary Isles, Italy, Austria-Hungary, Otto-
man Empire, Bulgifiria, Philippine Islands, Mexico, Hayti, China and Japan.

Ahibition. — ^List of Awards gained at the Milan Bzhibition, 1906.

Sugar Industry in E6nnion, Tahiti and (hiadeloupe 16

British Trade Abroad (Osaka, Chefoo) 17

Faacj Hames for Textiles Sold in Japan 18

Maddnery and Tinplate Trade of Galicia 18

KcAair Industry of Konia 20

Tarif Caiaages and Costonu Regulations 32

Dominion of Canada. South Australia. Egypt. France. United States of America.

SUppisg and Transport 26

New Railway Rates and Regulations in New SSealand. Act to establish Inter-Insular
Mail Seivice in the Baluunas. Agency in Munich of the Italian State Railways.
Project for New Commercial Harbour at Bremen. Vaccination of Immigrants
into Algeria. Issuance of Bills of Lading prior to Shipment of Goods at
Savannah. Harbour and Pilotage Regulations at Foochow and Santuao. Freight
Rates on the South Manchurian Railway.

Knerals, Xetals, and Kaehinery 28

Report on the Mineral purvey of Ceylon in 1905-6. New Minixig Law in Cape
Colony. Agricultural Machinery Bureau at St. Petersburg. Sample of Taic
from YeneEuela on yiew at 73, Basinghall Street, B.C.

Igrisnltare 20

Cotton Cultivation in Angola. Currant Crop of Greece. Rice and Silk Crops in
Japan.

MiseeDaBeons 32

InroectofS of Weights and Measures in the United Kingdom. Chrome Tanning in
Madras. Newfoundland Fishing Industry : a Correction. Samples of Gum
Ajabic from Bgypt on view at 73, Basinghall Street, B.C. French Sugar Produc-
tion in 1906-7. Restriction of Collection of Bsparto Grass in Tunis. Spanish
Chartered Company in Africa. Otto of Roses Production in Turkey and Bulgaria.
Naval Stores Tnde at Savannah. Mexican Guano Concession. Suppression of
Haytian Stamp Tax on Bills of Bxchange, kc.

Btatistieal IkUes 36

Oottoii Betnmf •

Com Prices*

Imports of Agzicultural Produce.

fltofenunnt PnUlGations 38

Board of Trade Betaras and Labour Gaaette. Note of Foreign and Colonial Office
BeportB, also of certain other Government Publications having a bearing upon
tnuie, issued during the week. List of Foreign Office Reports, arranged
geographically, also a list of Colonial Office Reports issued since the beginning
of & year.

... ... ... ••• .4. ••• ... ••• ••• ••• •«• 4kO



Ooamerdal InteDigenoe Branch of the Board of Trade.

%SBfsil Isdisn and Gokmlal Trade Bnqniiy Offices. ^-^ ,
laiiii^ Imtttnte. Digitized by LiOOQle
^ Index to Vdlmns LVIIL



WARRANTS
ISSUED.

Boaded t otber

Warelioose
AccoflifliodAtiofl
At Low Rates.



1



THROUGH RATES

by Ran and GWH4 to and from aU parts or
Kingdom, Miw tho Choapoot Shipping
DtoMNiting Contro fOr tho most donooly
diotrlot In EnglamL



OIL TANKAQB

22, 141, 2S8

OallMU.

GRAIN

BLBVATOR

lfV^O,S^S

Bufeds.



The Manchester Ship Canal

Is the beet moane of cheapening the cost of

Traneit on all desoriptlene



PORT



MANCHESTER



OF



Of trafllo from tho manufaoturing

oontroo of Lanoaohira, Yorkohira and tho Mldlando

to F.O.B. Manohootor.



FOREIGN
CATTLE

WHARVES
AND

LAIRAGES.



Rwular Unoo of STEAMERS are In oporation
^^TS^.*"*^****^ «d tho prinolpal Ports of
S**^^^' inoluding Canadhm, North Amorloanp
Moxloan Gulf, South Amorloan, Australtan, Indhui.
Porstan Gulf, Modltorranoan, tho Gontlnont of
Europo, Coaotwioo Ports, oto.



IT



1



RBPRIGBRAtn
TRANSIT

CHAMBER AND
COLD AIR
STORES.



(SIEMENS'



STEEL



PROC



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MANUFACTURKRS OF

•PIGIAL aUlUTT, HiM Steel Boiler Platee, Ship Pistes,
GhMsels, Tees, Zeds, Beams, Ban, Hoops, Tnbe
Vail Strips, Blooms, Billets, Bails.

nXIB AVD AZIES for LoeomotiTes, Se., Se.

ILAVOZVG by SjdraiiUe Maohinee.

fOlGZVGS for LocomotlTe, Marine sad
General Enflrineering Pnrposes. ><^i^^

GASTIVOB for otatt nnT^imm ^ ^^^A




23, Ropai
Exchanoo Sqaare,

G LASGOW ,

lesraphlc Addrossi •'STIIL, 0LA800W.*

}fk], Hewton ft Blodialm Worin, filugnr.

80LB XASEBS OF

ickless Anchor and Wright's Intent

chor; also makers of cJl ordinazy

rs\ Trotman's, Admirally PattGtns,

&c.. &c,

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THE BOiJtD OF TRADE J0X7RNAL.



THE



^0arir oi Cratrt ^anxmxl



Vol. LIXJ



Octobep 3, 1907.



[No. 666



The Offices of the Commercial Intelligence Branch of the
Board of Trade are at 78» Baiinghall Street, London, E.G. —
registered telegraphic address, ^'AdYantage, London/' Code — 5th
Xdition AJB.&, telephone number 12807 Central A statement
of the objects and work of the Branch will be fonnd on p. 46.

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



Samples.



Bef erenoe in ** Board
of Trade JonmaL"



Date.



Page.



0am arable from Egypt

Talc from Venezuela...

Salt from Dealesville, Orange River Colony

Locally dyed cotton cloth sold in Chnngking

Fmit of Uie Myristiea Ubifera and its product Myriitina
(a Tegetable fat) from Guatemala

Xangioye bark from Inhambane

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

Cotton goods said in Uskub

Bafia wax from Madagascar

Silk produced by improved methods at Hochou ...

**Pochote" fibre, cleaned, fron) Mexico

Angola root rubber, and Pungo Andongo rubber ...

Sai^nes canned at Nagasaki

Bark, also pineapple fibre, from Inhambane

Silk and cocoons from Persia

Cotton cloth sold in Albania

Straw hats, for native wear, sold in China

Olive oil produced in South Australia

Italian textiles sold in Egypt



Srd Oct., 1907

26th Sept., „
12th „



5th



j- 22nd Aug.,

Ist

4tfa July,



37th June,
20th H
13th „
6th „

9th May,

•» »»
2nd „



8S

29

615

613

481

477

[376

382

:383

230

89

34

84

621

575

525

465-9

472

257

278

234



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 p. 47.

OPENINGS FOR BRITISH TRADE.

BRITISH INDIA.
GOYESNXENT COHTBACTS : INDIA OFFICE.

The Secretary of State for India in Council is prepared to receive

fiwitebM and tenders for the supply of switches and crossings.

^V^. The conditions of contract may be obtained

^ on application to the JJirector-General of Stores,



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2 THE BOA&D OF TRADE JOURNAL. [Oct 8, 1907.

Openings for British Trade.

BRITISH lUDlA-continued,

India OflSce, Whitehall, S.W., and tenders are to be delivered at
that office by 2 p.m. on the 8th October.

Copies of the schedule, specifications, and conditions may bo
inspected by British manufacturers at the Commercial Intelligence
Branch of the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, E.G.

The Directors of the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway
are prepared to receive up to noon on the 8th
Railway Stores. October, tenders for the supply of the following
stores, viz. : — 1. Rails and fishplates; 2. Fish-
bolts, nuts, and washers ; 3. Spikes; 4. Bearing plates ; 6. Metals;
6. Pillars, posts, &c., for fencing ; 7. Galvanised eye-bolts and
strand wire, for fencing; 8. Files; 9. Copper plates and rods.
Tenders must be made on forms, copies ox which, with specifica-
tions, can be obtained at the Company's Offices, Gloucester House,
2, 3, and 4, Bishopsgate Street Without, London, B.C., on pay-
ment of 2l8, each (which will not be returned). The Directors do
not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender.

The East Indian Railway Company are prepared to receive tenders

for the supply and delivery of — (1) Steel gantry

Steel MateriaL and trestles, for traversing crane ; (2) Steel

palisade fencing ; (3) Mild steel bars ; as per

specifications to be seen at the Company's Offices, Nicholas Lane,

London, B.C. Tenders are to be sent to the Secretary marked

" Tender for Gantry, &c.,'* or as the case may be, not later than

noon on the 9th October. The Company reserve the right to

divide the order, also to decline any tender without assigning a

reason, and do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any

tender. For each specification a fee of 11. Is, is charged, which

cannot under any circumstances be returned.

CANADA.

The following commercial enquiries have been received at the
Commercial Canadian Government Offices, 17, Victoria Street,
2^ . . London, S.W., whence further information

^ ^'* regarding them may be obtained: —

HOME ENQUIRIES.

A Jx)ndon firm of manufacturers and shippers of corks and
corkwood of all classes are seeking to get into touch with likely
buyers in Canada.

A London firm interested in sisal fibre wish to be placed in touch
with Canadian firms engaged in the manufacture of binder twine
and rope.

A Scottish firm doing business in paraffin wax, sal-anmioniac»



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Oct 5, 1907.] THB BOAXD or TmADB JOUBITAL. 8

Openings for British Trade.

CfMM>k— continued.

general oile and chemicals, tar, pitch, fire bricks and clay, are
deeirous of eetablisliing business relations with Canadian importers
in these lines.

A Londofi firm dealing in all classes of iron and steel material
are prepared to consider applications from agents in Canada, where
they desire to be represented.

A resident of Glasgow, claiming to have a large connexion in
Scotland among the wholesale and retail grocery and provision
trade, is desirous of taking up agencies for Canadian exporters for
the sale of butter, ^gs, apples, canned fruits and meats, Ac

A Shefiield firm manufacturing cutlery and electro-plated goods
desire to be brought into touch with Canadian importers of these
goods.

CANADIAN ENQIJIBIES.

A Montreal house in the commission business having a connexion
with wholesale dealers in the making-up trade wish to be brought
into touch with English manufacturers of textiles (small wares,
trimmings, Sc., preferred) who are not already represented in
Canada.

A firm of trunk and bag manufacturers in Nova Scotia desire to
be placed in communication with large export firms in Great
Britain making club bags, Gladstones, and all kinds of leather
goods. They are also desirous of importing bag locks, trunk locks
and suit case locks, as well as various kinds of leather for use in the
manu&cture of bags and cases.

An Ontario Fruit Growers* Association are prepared to receive
tenders for their 1907 crop of apples of various kinds, which will
run to about 3,500 barrels. The apples will grade about 75 per
cent, number one, and the balance number two.

An enquiry has been received from Edmonton for the names of
reliable firms in Hull, Newcastle, Leith, Aberdeen, Cardifi*, Man-
chester and Belfast who have had experience in handling consign-
ments of Canadian apples.

A correspondent in Montreal asks to be placed in touch with
English manu&cturers wishing to be represented in Canada on a
commission basis.

Enquiry is made by a correspondent at Hamilton, Ontario, for
names of reliable persons in a position to deal with large consign-
ments of Canadian poultry.

A firm of seedsmen, nurserymen, florists, &c., in Manitoba, ai'e
desirous of making purchases of twine of English or Scotch manu-
facture, and desire to be referred to leading houses in the trade.

Bf(rte. — For further information regarding any of the above,
application shoxdd be made to the High Commissioner for Canada,
17, Victoria Street, S.W.



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4 THE BOARD OP TRADE JOURNAL. [Oct. 8, lt07*

Openings for Briiiih Trade.

CAHAT>A^contiHued.

The following commercial enquiries have been received at the
Canadian Oovemment City Trade Branch, 73, Basinghall Street, E-C,
whence farther information regarding them may be obtained : —

FOBTUGTTESE ENQUIBT.

A British firm of port wine shippers in Oporto would like to get
into correspondence with Canadian firms prepared to act as their
resident agents.

HOME ENQUIRIES.

A company manufacturing axes, hammers, spades, orowbars and
other tools are prepared to offer its Canadian agency to a resident
firm possessing a first-class connexion.

A company manuSekcturing various kinds of tiles and bricks
wish to get into correspondence with Canadian firms who could
introduce their goods.

A firm manufacturing various kinds of springs, clips, wirework
and hardware novelties seek suitable Canadian resident agents.

CANADIAN ENQXnBIE&

A firm of manufacturers' agents and importers in Toronto seek
a few additional agencies in dry goods and kindred articles.

A firm in Sydney, Nova Scotia, ask to be placed in communica-
tion with United Kingdom manufacturers of pickles wishing to
have their goods introduced. They would also like to receive
price lists from a few wholesale grocery firms.

A firm of brokers in Montreal possessing an established con-
nexion are prepared to represent United Kingdom shippers of
crude rubber, chemicals, oils, turpentines and similar goods used by
manufacturers.

Note. — For further information regarding any of the above,
application should be made to the Canadian Government City
Trade Branch, 73, Basinghall Street, E.C.

AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH.

The Board of Trade have received from their Correspondent at

_, , • Melbourne (Mr. Max Hirsch) copies of the

i? 2Li^^ specification and conditions issued in connexion

• with a call for tenders for the supply and

delivery at Melbourne of 50 telephones (wall sets). Tenders are

to be delivered to the Deputy Postmaster-General, Melbourne, by

3 p.m. on the 10th December.

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



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Oct. 3, 1907.] THE BOARD OF TRADE JOTTRNAL. 5

Openings for British Trade.

EGYPT-

The Acting British Consul at Cairo (Mr. P. Sciortino) has for-

Cdnitmetion of ^*^®^ copies of the conditions of contract and

-o^^M^ nm estimates for the construction of a post office at

t iS!rfc TA^ir ^^^ Tewfik. Tenders marked "Tenders for

tx iron lownK. ^^^ Construction of a Post Office at Port

Tewfik" will be received at the office of the Ministry of Public

Works, Cairo, up to 11 a.m. on 19th October. A deposit equal to

one-tenth of the amount of the tender will be required to qualify

the same.

The conditions and estimates may be seen at the Commercial
Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade, 78, Basinghall Street,
E.C.



RUSSIA.

^f^*'*^ See notice on p. 28.



NORWAY.

H.M. Consul at Christiania (Mr. F. E. Drummond-Hay) reports
that the Norwegian State Bailways have issued

Iron Pipes. a call for tenders for the supply of various iron

pipes. Tenders are to be marked **Anbad

paa Leverance af Ror og Rordeli," and are to be delivered at

Maskiningeniorens Kontor, Hamar, by 2.S0 p.m. on the 12th

October.

Copies of the specification and conditions (forwarded by H.M.
Consul) may be inspected by British manufacturers at the Com-
mercial Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall
Street, London, B.C.

Note. — Apart from the usual Customs duties a preference of
from 10 to 15 per cent, is given to Norwegian manufacturers. "In
all cases of Nom'egian Government contracts it is obligatory that
a resident agent should act for tenderers not residing in Norway,
and be responsible to the Government, but it is not necessary for
the agent to be a Norwegian firm.

The British Vice-Consul at Bergen (Mr. E. F. Gray) has received

an application from a trader in that town

Tin-plates. interested in the sardine-packing industry,

who desires to be placed in touch with a

reh'able firm of British tin-plate manufacturers.

Communications from British firms relative to the above should
be sent to the British Vice-Consul at Bergen.



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6 THE BOABD OF TEADB JOUANAL. [Oct 8, 1907.

Openings for British Tradt.

DENMARK*

H.M. Consul at Copenhagen (Mr. L. C. Liddell) has forwarded
copies of the conditions and specification relat-

Lamp-posti. ing to a call for tenders for the supply of 600

lamp-posts. Tenders should be in writing and

marked *' Tilbud paa Levering af Lygtepaele/' and should reach

Direktoren for Belysningsvaesnet, Baadhu^et, Copenhagen, before

mid-day on the 12th October.

The conditions, specification, and drawings may be inspected by
British manufacturers at the Commercial Intelligence Branch of
the Board of Trade, 73, Basinghall Street, London, E.C.

GERMANY.

H.M. Consul-General at Berlin (Dr. P. Schwabach) has forwarded

a form of tender with specification and copies

Metals. of the ordinary and special conditions of



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