Item of Interest

A beehive of activity presents itself to the observer on Norway Street opposite The Mother Church edifice, now that the concrete of the roof of "B" Section of the new Publishing House is being poured. Mounds of crushed stone of different grades and a large pile of cement in bags neatly arranged surround the group of laborers moving with precision at their tasks of feeding the proper proportions of sand, crushed stone, cement, and water to the concrete mixer. Six or eight barrows are quickly filled with crushed stone, and as the cement is emptied from the bags the empty bags are neatly piled at one side. Moving like clockwork, the men transfer the mixture to the large bucket which conveys it up the steel concrete tower, where from the top it is poured out into a long chute from which it flows into the forms.

Truck loads of both red and white brick are being delivered. A little farther toward Section "A" in the court which opens toward Norway Street to give greater space opposite the Church edifice, a chute from the roof brings down the discarded wood from the concrete forms, and half a dozen boys on the street near by are waiting with home-made carts to take the wood away for fuel. Farther up Norway Street are trucks of granite, each block in a separate wooden crate, the block properly numbered as an indication of its future place in the lower or base course of the outer stone facing to the building.

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July 23, 1932

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