CANTEEN STORES FOR TRANSPORTS.
The Assistant Director of Supplies and Transports (Captain W. E. Christie) is inviting tenders for the. supply of canteen stores for the transports Verdala and Willorhra, the goods to be put on board at Port Chalmers. Separate tenders are required for tbe. two ships, which means that tenders for the two ships must l>e made on separate forms. Rome idea of the quantity of articles required may be gauged from tbe following, which are wanted for the Willochra, half the quantities named also being required for the Verdala : —Apples 10 cases, biscuits 20 cases, 2.000 assorted ■chocolates, 4,000 -cigars, lOOdoz lemon squash and lime juice, 100doz ginger ale. and lemonade, 20doz appolinarus splits, 1.600d0z ginger alo and lemonade (pints), lOOdoz hop beer and lime juice soda (quarts). 1,600d0z hop beer and limo juice soda (pints), 1,200 post eards. 300 parks playing cards. 2,000 tins salmon, 2.000 tins sardines, 50doz tins hoot polish, 50 cases tinned pineapples, 36doz pipes, 40doz towels, 24doz tooth brushes," 26 cases tobacco, 24doz sauce, 20doz pairs socks, Bdoz woollen scarfs, 4doz singlets, etc. There are some 120 lines required, and tho quantities are in proportion to tho above quoted. Tenders close on Saturday, 21st inst.
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CANTEEN STORES FOR TRANSPORTS., Evening Star, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914