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THE EDUCATION BOARD'S NEW OFFICES.

TO THE EDITOR. of tfcp'™ n T diD £ ac S oUnt of the meeting of the Education Board as reported in you? issue of last night we notice that the Board's architect had stated in his evidence that iff June last he understood that the price of bricks was to be raised from 35s to 4ft. per' 1,000 as at the Ist of July following, and as press br.cks could not be obtained until Aovemoer the two fronts of building would have to be cemented. He therefore arranged 1000 SUPP ° f commoa bricks at 85s Pen

Now, sir, we can inform you that one of our firm saw the architect before the plana of the building were completed, and was I 0,? hl , m tha * as «<«» M he was ready he would ask us for a quotation. This he. of mafv ' aD<l ; M we are the oDl y m aker* ?£«£ <??" made _ press bricks su PPlsi»>£ out feS? market ' and have been «™™l out per month all through the wmter, we most emphatically say that hie, statement that press bricks could not be pro! cured until November is not true P With regard to his having arranged in June last for the supply of common bricks* we beg leave to doubt even this being at fact as the first bricks delivered on theworks were what are known as "wire-cut* bricks ,M shortly after the building waTafc astandkiibJor want of enough of these to. carry „ when hand-made 8 brick.Twert oba, a edfrom two different maker* Evil vith three firms delivering it was found ?sn; to u obtaiaa &**«*■* oX ssax tt indirect ehannei * k -p a rSit^ olU i ßio /' We sa y that theW fnrf a 1 ? d U8 fOJ? a q uot *tion ™ would £ S V«PPiy them at 355, and ™i„« w ,es t0 have ke P t the building going—We are, etc., v , 7 . . „ ■ C. and W. Gore. | Wmgatui, September 17.

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THE EDUCATION BOARD'S NEW OFFICES., Evening Star, Issue 10422, 17 September 1897

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THE EDUCATION BOARD'S NEW OFFICES. Evening Star, Issue 10422, 17 September 1897

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