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It is probably only a matter of time when other Metal Ceiling manufacturers will try to follow in our footsteps.

We took an advanced position when we originated and put in practice the idea of producing metal ceilings in complete “ Classified " designs of famous artistic styles.

This advance position we have been holding ever since, and in keeping with the character of our goods we have adopted for them the distinctive and appropriate name of "Classic" Metal Ceilings.

As a matter of course, the trade appreciates their value and superiority. Even competing manufacturers recognize the advantages of Berger's "Classic" Ceilings (although, of course, they can't be expected to admit it).

We venture, however, to predict that they will eventually proclaim the fact by themselves bringing out a few more-or-less complete “Classified" designs, perhaps they may even use the distinctive name "Classic" that we have adopted, and advertise their goods as "Classic" Metal Ceilings, who knows?

In any event we will still be found heading the procession. Our line is not only by far the most complete and comprehensive, but we are steadily adding to it, thus further increasing the already safe distance by which we lead.

For up-to-date Ceilings, come to us.

THE BERGER MFG. CO., Canton, Ohio.

EASTERN BRANCH: 210 E. 230 St., New York, N. Y.

wesTERN BRANCH: 1428 N. Broadway, St. Louis, Mo.

SPECIALTIES: Ceiling, Roofing, Siding, Eave Trough, Conductor, Hangers, Etc., Etc.

SHINGLETINT.

duced. Shingletint contains nothing of a facturers of Tinplate, Philadelphia, advise us The popular taste for staining shingles to poisonous nature and so will not injure water that all their works, their tinning plant in produce barmonious color-schemes on exter- that is collected in a cistern from a roof, Philadelphia, as well as their Cumberland iors appears to be on the increase, as the although it is customary to allow the first Mills where they make all their iron, steel and advantages of such treatment become more few rains to run to waste, in order to carry black plate, are running to their full capacity widely understood and appreciated.

off any surplus pigment that might be on the in the manufacture of tin and terne plates. In shingle-staining, not only is the taste for surface.

They also state that it is a matter of great the beautiful gratified, but the life of the Samples of wood treated with Shingletint congratulation that their orders were never so shingles is or should be greatly prolonged. and descriptive printed matter are mailed large for all of their high grades, particularly

In Shingletint, made by Berry Brothers, of free to anyone interested enough to ask for the “Taylor Old Style” brand of roofing-tin, Detroit, the high-water mark of excellence in them.

the merits of which seem to be universally

BERRY BROTHERS, Limited. shingle stains is attained, and the demand for

recognized by the trade. They report their

DETROIT, MICA, it is very great. It is made in all the popular

business as extremely good and active, and and desirable shades, and is claimed to be

NOTE.

state that they are prepared to fill all orders the finest line of shingle-stains ever intro MESSRs. N. & G. TAYLOR Co., Manu- promptly.

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Surface, Createst Bulk to the Barrel.

NOTABLE INSTANCES WHERE ALSEN'S CEMENT HAS BEEN USED BECAUSE OF ITS SUPERIOR QUALITY.
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SEA WALL, LAKE FRONT, CHICAGO.
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THE Ú. S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY, WASHINGTON, D. C.

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USE THE NEW MODEL.: ..

Patent Snow Guards, E. T. BARNUM, DETROIT

, MICH.

BECAUSE THEY DO NOT INJURE ROOFS.
This is very important. Imitations that strain

the slates are frequently substituted.
What do you think of the Shull's Patent
Overhead Sash Pulley ? Our talogue de.
scribes it.

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BOSTON. 100 Park Placo

NEW YORK.

OF ALL KINDS
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RUBBER TILING

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as laid by us in the cabins of the
Pennsylvania R. R. ferryboat
Pittsburgh.Also laid on five
other boats of the Pennsylvania
Co., plying between Jersey City
and New York. The tile takes the
place of carpets on these boats, and
is preferred because it cleans per-
fectly, is always bright and fresh,
and sanitary to the fullest extent.
The only tile adapted for marine
use, does not crack or come up.
Laid directly on the decks. Call
or write.
New York Belting &

Packing Co., Ltd.
New York

25 Park Place Philadelphia · 724 Chestnut St. Chicago

150 Lake St. St. Louis

411 No. 3d St. San Francisco 509-511 Market St. London, W.C. A. L. Gibson, 20

John St., Adelphi Baltimore . . Baltimore Rubber Co.,

101 Hopkins Place

SPECIFY

PERSPECTIVES RENDERED

IN PEN-AND-INK AND WATER-COLOR,
WALTER M. CAMPBELL,

54 Devonshire St., Boston, Mass.

CRANE RADIATOR VALVES

E. ELDON DEANE,

Architectural Colorist and Draughtsman. 63 Seymour Building, Fifth Ave., cor. 420 St.

NEW YORK CITY.

WE MAKE, AND CARRY IN STOCK, A VERY LARGE LINE OF RADIATOR VALVES OF ALL
SIZES AND DESCRIPTIONS, BOTH FOR STEAM AND FOR HOT WATER, AND OF A VERY HIGH
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OUR POCKET CATALOCUE
BESIDES GIVING CLASSIFICATION, CONTAINS DIMENSIONS, ETC., OF VALVES, FITTINGS
AND PIPE, WHICH WILL BE FOUND TO BE VERY USEFUL TO ARCHITECTS.

IT IS SENT ON REQUEST
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JOHN WILLIAMS, 544 to 556 West 27th Street, New York. WROUGHT IRON AND BRASS WORK TO SPECIAL DESIGNS ONLY.

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. LXIX

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(Advance Rumors Continued.)

Sallo St., Chicago, Ill., has prepared plans for a Address all business correspondence to

$20,000 opera-bouse. The Improved Shingle Stain and Bloomington, III. - It is reported that Arthur L. the publishers direct.

Pillsbury is proparing plans for a $20,000 building Preservative. Imparts an artistic for the 1.0. O. F. Association. Advertising Agents : New York City :finish to shingles

Boston, Mass. - The Boston Elevated Railway Co.

and prolongs - has purchased from Rosalie F. Leon e tract of land H. M. Carleton, Temple Court, 5 Beekman St. their life by penetrating the pores

measuring more than 250,000 feet, and situated on Agents at Large:

Bluo Hill

add Laoriat a vos. and Lucerne and MorF. P. Spokesteld, 211 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. of the wood and retarding decay.

ton Sts. The property will be utilized by the rallBurrell & Fowler, 310 New England Bldg.,

way as a site for new car-houses. Cleveland, O.

$115,000 has been appropriated by Congress for the Advertising Rates: For “wants” and “propos

Shingletint is made in all desir construction of a number of buildings at Fort

Strong on Long Island in Boston Harbor. All tho als," 15 cents per line [8 words to the line), each

buildings will be of brick. They will include a set insertion. 60 conts the least charge. Other' rates able shades, is easily applied, the

of soldiers' quarters, two sots of officers' quarters, on application. colors are permanent, and money

a hospital, hospital steward's quarters, stables and

quartermaster's and commissary's stores. Tbe Now Advortisemonts. is saved by its use.

work is to begin under the direction of QuarterJ. P, FRINK (Now York, N. Y.), Reflectors. Pago

master Sawyer of the local army depot, who will xiv.

Full information and finished Brookings. 8. D.-An $18,000 addition to the high

call for bids in a few days. THE OHIO BRASS AND IRON MANUFACTURING CO. (Cleveland, O.), Valves. Page 2.

school with completo heating and ventilating sys THE BERGER MFG. co. (Canton, 0.5, Metal Ceil samples of wood mailed free for

tem is being constructed. Prof. A. R. Saunders, logs. Page 3. the asking.

architect.

Brooklino, M-A8. – Plans have been completed by Soo last nost issuo for tho following

W. G. Preston, of Boston, for the rearrangement advortisomonts :

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ARCHITECTS' REMOVALS, Etc.

of rooms and additions to the Town-ball for wbich Carter's Inks. BERRY BROTHERS, Limited,

purpose $30,000 was voted on June 28 last. The Canton Steel Roofing Co., The

Pierre primary school will be connected and utilDwight Lumbor Co.

ized for ofices of town officials. Electric Storage Battery Co. Tho

Varnish Manufacturers,

Burlington, Wis. - Aloxander Borger has offered Fox Machino Co.

to erect a public library building ior the city, to Koasby & Mattison Co.

cost $5,000, as a memorial to his wife. Morge, Williams & Co.

DETROIT, MICH. Centreville, R. I. - The Board of Directors of the Seifert, Frank A.

Centreville National Bank met recently and de Spaulding Print Paper Co.

cidod to accept the plans and ostimates for a DOT Taylor, N. & G. Co.

NEW YORK, 262 Pearl St. CHICAGO, 15 and 17 Lake St. Thorn Oo., J. S.

bank building at Jericho, submitted by Architect

Elmer E Walker. The building is to be erected OD Boston, 520 Atlantic Ave. CINCIxxATI, 804 Main St. the lot on Main St. and Tibbitts Ave., recoptly BALTIMORE, 22 E. Lombard St. St. Louis, 112 S. Fourth St. purchased for that purpose. It is to be a one-story

brick structure,

33' 40%, and will cost about $6,000. PHILADELPHIA, 26 and 28 N. Fourth St.

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Chattanooga, Rome & San Francisco, 117 and 119 Market St.

Southern Ry. Co. will orect a depot on Montgomery govered his connection with the firm of Norcross

Ave. Brus. to resume the professional practice of architectare and branches of civil engineering at his office

TO ARCHITECTS.

Chicago, Ill.- Plans for the construction and man

agement of the Palace of Industries, to be erected No. 5 Irving St., Worcester, Mass.

YOMPETITION designs and perspectives lined and in tho Lake-Front Park, were adopted at a meoting rendered by export colorist and designer. Tem

of the Directors of the Commercial Association, porary assistance, perspectives, sketches, etc., at ar

July 19. It is proposed to erect an exposition PROPOSALS.

chitects' offices within reasonable distance. Address building to cost $2,000,000, to accommodate 20.000

Artist," 454 Devon St., Arlington, N. J. 1293 Treasury Department, Office of tho Supervising Ar

people, after fifty years the building to become the chitect, Washington, D. C., July 30th, 1900. Soaled

property of the city. proposals will be received at this office until 2 o'clock

Clarksburg, W. Va.- Reports state tbat a $100,000 P. M. on th , 20th day of August, 1900, and then opened,

hotel will be erected here for Judge Goff. for the extension of the mezzanine floor at the U. s.

Des Moines, Ia. - Smith & Gutterson, arcbiteets, Post-office and Sub-treasury, Boston, Massachusetts,

are proparing plans for an addition to St. Joseph's in accordance with the drawings and specification,

(Printed specifications of any patents here mentioned

Catholic academy on W. Grand Ave. The addition copies of whicb may be had at this offico or the office together with full detail illustrations, may be obtained

will be of brick and stone, with slate roof, and in of the Custodian, Boston, Mass., at the discretion of of the Commissioner of Patents, at Washington, for

gonoral style of architecture will be similar to a the Supervising Architect. JAMES KNOX TAY- five cents.]

wing built three years ago. It will be tbe main LOR, Supervising Architect. 1285

building and will extend out toward Grand Are. Treasury Department, omce Supervising Architect,

from the prosent building. Ao thoy will form wingi 653,768. SCAFFOLD. - John C. Foroaker, Joplin, Washington, D.C., July 28th, 1900 Soalod proposals

of the new structure. It will cost about $60,000. Mo. will be received at this office until 2 o'clock P. M. on 653,795. TOOL FOR MAKING ARTIFICIAL-STONE

The greater part of this work will not be done the 20th day of Aug., 1900, and then opened, for

until next season. WALKS. - George Ecke, Lawrence, Kan. repair and enlargement electric wiring and lighting systom, in the 0. s. Póst-office and Sub-treasury Pittsburgh, Pa. 653,820. Hot-AIR FURNACE. - John P. Schaffer, Dubuque. In. -John Spencer has completed plads

for a $10,000 warehouse to be built at 5th and leva building, Boston, Mass., in accordanco with the

653,867. HEATING APPARATUS.- Edward C. Inder

Sts., for the Glover Co. drawing and specification, copies of which may be

lied and Charles B. Rumsey, Bingbamton, N. Y. Faribault, Minn.- It is proposed to erect a $14.000 had at the discretion of the Supervising Architect on 653,927. HOT-AIR FURNACE. - Alonzo' w. Cram, application at this office, or at the offico of the Cus-Havorbill, Mass.

cottage for epileptics at the School for Feeble

Minded. todian at Boston, Mass. JAMES KNOX TAYLOR, 653,946. DOOR-LOCK.- Thomas Colletti and John Foxboro, Mass. – The citizens have voted to erect Supervising Architect.

1285

Colasanti, Now York, N. Y.
Treasury Department, Office Supervising Architect, 663,976. FIREPROOF SHUTTER.- Emil F. Vordel

a $20,000 school. Washington, D.O., July 30th, 1900. Sealed proposals and Felix L. Saino, Memphis, Tenn.

Fulton. Ky. - The Ilinois Central R. R. will build will be received at this office until 2 o'clock P. M., on 653,986. WASHSTAND. - George W. Conderman, a $40,000 passenger station with terminal facilities. the 20th day of August, 1900, and then oponed, for the Philadelphia, Pa.

D. Sloan, chief engr., Chicago, III. racowal of the roof-covering, flashings, etc., on the 653,987. WEIGHT.- Eugene S. Crull, Davonport, Glens Falls, N. Y.- Plans submitted by Faller & U. 3. Post-office and Sub-treasury building, Boston, Ia.

Pitcher of Albany, have been accepted for the Dev Massachusetts, in accordance with the specification, 654,010. BIT-GUIDE. - Frederick A. Lamborg, Hot village ball to be built at this place. Buff briek copios of which may be had at this offico or the office Springs, Ark.

and bluestone building, four stories high. of the Custodian, Boston, Mass., at the discretion of 654,014. ANCHOR - IRON. - Walter R. Madison, Groonvillo, S. . - The Grand Opera houso Co. bas the Suporvising Architoct. JAMES KNOX TAYLOR, Spripgfieid, Mass.

been incorporated with a capital of $25,000, to erect Supervising Architect. 1285 654,045. HEAT OR DRAFT REGULATING DAMPER.

a theatre. Incorporators: John H. Earle, GreenTresory Department, Office Supervising Architect, Oliver N. Anderson, Lancaster, Pa.

villo, and E. D. Wolfo, of Brunswick, Ga. Washington, D.C., July 30th, 1900: Sealed proposals Hardy, Providence, R. I.

654,102. KNOB ATTACHMENT. - Rudolph H. Mo

Holyoko, Mass. - The Sisters of Providedre have will be received at this office until 2 o'clock' P. M., on the 20th day of August, 1900, and then opened, for

654,106. DOOR-BOLT. – William T. Adams, Read

plans for a new building to bo orected at Bright

wood for the care of children under two years of ropairs to heating apparatus of the U.S. Post-omice ing, Pa.

age 654,129. WINDOW-FRAME.-David R. Brown, New

The proposed structure is to be frame, 504 and Sub-treasury building at Boston, Massachusetts,

76', and will be provided with all modern convenin accordanco with specification, copies of which may | Haven, Conn.

iences. John W. Donahue is the architect. be had at this office or at the office of tho Custodian at Boston, M 198., at the discretion of the Supervising

Ithaca, Mich.-W. Mohnko, of Grand Rapids, has Architect. JAMES KNOX TAYLOR, Supervising Ar.

recolved the contract for creating a court-house for chitect. 1285

$58,977.
(Continued on page zili.)
(Reported for The American Architect and Building News.)

Lowell, Mass. — The Trustoes of the Lowoll Tex:

tile School have received and accepted an offer of

a gift from Frederick F. Ayer, of New York, of WANTED.

$35,000, with which to purchase a site for the

(Although a large portion of the building intelligence Position: Wanted, by all-round draughtsman

school, which has been in operation bere tbree of thirteen years' experience, capablo of taking is provided by their regular correspondents, the edi.

years. The State, by the last Legiolature, provided charge of average offico-work, superintendence, de-tors greatly desire to receive roluntary information,

$35,000 for the erection of buildings, on condition tails, specifications, eto. Bost references given. especially from the smaller and outlying towns.]

that land and machinery to like amount should be Address“ Architect,” Catonsville, Md., caro of H. M.

provided, so the whole sum of $70,000 is now availDavis, 1284

able for the establishmont of the Lowell Textile ADVANCE RUMORS.

School in a permanent home.
WANTED.

Akron, 0.-F. S. Barnum & Co., of Cleveland, have Manitowoc, Wis. It is proposed to erect a $25,000

completod plans for a three-story brick and stone city-hall. man for office-work; man with German educa

building of fireproof construction, 51' x 70', for Molroso, Mass.- The Boston & Maine R. R. Co. tion preferred. Apply to Henry Urban, architect,

Buchtel College.

have decided to build a $22,000 passenger-station Savannah, Ga.

1284 Battl. Crook, Mich. - Rob't T. Newborg, 171 La at Wyoming. Work is to start at once.

BUILDING PATENTS.

BUILDING INTELLIGENCE.

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CALIFORNIA

REDWOOD LUMBER

COSTS NO MORE THAN PINE and will last for generations. Resists fire. Does not SWELL, SHRINK, CHECK or SPLIT, and EXCELS all other woods for BUILDINGS.

REDWOOD SHINGLES have no equal. Will last 50 to 75 years.

REDWOOD can be bought at retail of the following named dealers :

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We have in stock and in transit from one to two millions of Redwood and can furnish any sizes required. Read our references from week to week; also write us for descriptive booklet.

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HOUSES. have prepared plans for a $14,000 brick and stone building fund. school.

Boston, Mang. - N. Margin St., No. 31, three-st'y Springfield, Mass. — The Wesley M. E. Society has

bk. dwell., 27' x 28', flat roof, stoves: $9,000; o. & b, Philadelphia, Pa. - Preliminary plads are being adopted plans for a new church by Architect F. R.

Barnett Bennett; a., O. A. Halstrom. made by W. B. Powell for the extensive alterations Richmond. The edifice will be on State, oppo

Harold St., No8. 27-29, 2 three-st'y bk. dwells. 2 to the Ist Regiment armory which will cost between site Buckingbam St. It will be 90' x 150', and will $40,000 and $50,000. be built of red brick with brownstone trimming.

x 481, flat roofs, bot water; $14,000; O., John Mc

Wooney; b., T.J. Connelly; a., C. A. Halstrom. Portland, Mo.-The Grand Trunk R. R. and the Worcester, Mass.- Barker & Nourse are to pre McLellan St., No. 52, 25-8t'y fr. dwell., 30' x 63',

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