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VICTORIA: QUW;:§

Re»Constnictidk ppoii^s '??.'? ? ' .? ? \ ;?.? ?' 'D' SHE£- NE^i^RiySY

A big scheme,, of ' whar t - 'and -shed re constructing at Victoria Quay, Frerri.antle, has proceeded .. steadily Iprv aboiit '. four, years, and, by the, end of next week 'D,' the fourth, of the up-to-cate sheds,. should be : completed. . The laying, of the bitu

men floor will, finish tomorrow ? mght, arid the bitumen road covering- outside the shed will be laid by the end of next week/ Carpentry inside should be. com pleted about the same ..time,..' and ./.then only the inside ; painting, has .Jo /be 4one. The shed should be ready, for. occupa- tion, at. latest by the- end of ? the rnpnth. * It is expected that the 'pM s.hed'_erth; will be used, by .mail .steamexs/.and th? interstate, ^boats. ... -'^^ ;;.. ;^.--.f jr , ^ . ' -?;:''??. FUl^RE:'-raO(G-U_S_^vV; '- ' '''?'

It is'; believed that, progress wijl be retarded §lightiy.;;in the lijihie^tsijfuture. The .demolition ;'of ' 'E' -shed ^as; ;^egun last month,, and half the i structure, has been pulled down. ' That shed was built about. four.. years. ago, arid It was there* that the, first. concrete piles now being used throughout were put in. Only por tion of the required number were put in before the plant was removed- to ths west end of the quay. Whether . from lack of funds or because of the larger amount of under-.wharf work- required at this point,: it is reported that work on 'E' shed is not likely to proceed ;at the same rate as. hither to. It is -further reported that a number of -workirien had already been put off. . ? ? .-_ ?

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