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AND BUILDERS' GUIDE
Vol IV. No. 16.] NEW YORK, SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 1870. [Whole No. 94.
WORTHT OF THE NAME.
ALFRED IVERS' PATENT ANTI-FREEZING, SELF-
ACTING, INODOROUS WATER-CLOSET.
Cannot, freeze, leak, or become offensive. Requires no
liiinian aid in its operation. Keeping perfectly clean with
half the water that must leak from all other Water-
ALFRED IVERS, Plumher, 310 Fourth Avenue.
ACKERMAN & BORKEL,
Galvanized Iron Cornices and
SLATE AND METAL ROOFERS,
No. 143 WORTH STREET-, NEW YORK.
GALVANIZED IRON GUTTERS of all sizes con-
itantly on hand, and for sale to tho trade in quantities to
suit, in lengths, or put together.
John II. Austen, Auctioneer.
HAZARD, APTHORP & CO.,
Real Estate Brokers and Auctioneers,
110 Broadavay, THexv "Sorb..
■Will sell at auction, at the Real Estato Salesroom, 111
Broadway, every description of
REAL ESTATE, CITY AND COUNTEY.
New York Ofkioe, 110 BnoAnwAT; Boston Office,
Boston Post Bdilding; Newport, Bellevoh Avenue.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVING RECEIVED
i letters-patent, dated May 25th, 1S69, for their im-
liriivemcnt in the fronts of huil'dings, are now prepared to
grant licenses to founders,and builders intending to make
good work. ' ' '
Aplily to our Patent Attorney, T. D. Stetson, 5 Tryon
Row, Xew York.
NATH. J. BURCUELL.
Tlie undersigned is prepared to construct fronts on this
plan in the best manner and at the shortest notice. Has a
Block of patterns and machinery for finishing.
Apply at the Foundry, corner of Quay and Washington
Cixr OF New Yoek, Department of Finance,
BUKEAU OF the RECEIVER OF TAXES,
No. 32 Chambers street, November 5, I860.
TO TAXPAYERS.—NOTICE IS HEREBY
J- Riven that one per cent, will be added to all taxes
Unpaid on the l.st December; also, an additional one per
«nt. on December 15. On all taxes remaining unpaid on
January 1, interest at the rate of twelve per cent, per an-
Min, calculated from the day the books were received by
"le Receiver of Taxes to the day of payment, will _be
wdeil. No money will be received after two o'clock,' p.m.
Oflice hours from S to 2 p.m. . - ,
J. V/ ^ BERNARD SMYTHE, Eeceiver.
HEALEY IRON WORKS,
Corner Nortli Fourtli and Fiftli Streets,
BROOKLYN, E. D.
Manufactory of ■ ■
IRON WORK FOR BUILDINGS.
SILLS, LINTELS, COLUMNS. GIRDERS, AND
EVERY STYLE OF RAILING.
J. I. & J. F. HEALEY.
DUN, BARLOW & CO.
R. a. DUN & CO.
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DUN, BARLOW & CO.,
335 Broadavay, New ITorlc.
DEWIUTH'S PATENT CLASS LIGHTS.
Patented Septembei' 22d, 18G8.
REVOLUTION IN THE SYSTEM OF ILLUMINATING OF- T^^,
FICKS BANKS, CHURCHES, RESTAURANTS, DWEL- fe^^
LINGS, STEAMBOATS, AND RAILROAD CARS; ALSO ^■=«°='
-FOR SIGNAL LIGHTS AND LANTERNS.
INCREASED LIGHT OF EXQUISITE SOPTNESS.
BEAUTIFUIi COMBINATION OF COIiOKS.
Augmented Translucency without Transparency.
IF FRACTURED, CHEAPLY REPAIRED.
See articles in "Scientific American," Oct 16 and 23,1SG9.
For further particulars address
VICTOR E. MAUGER, 110 Reade St., N. Y.
NEW YORK STONE WORKS.
Office, 75 William St., New Tork.
First Premium at the Exhibition of the American
The attention of Architects, Builders, and the public is
called to our ARTIFICIAL STONE, BROWN STONE
TILES, for court-yards and areas. ''
SinEWALKs, lu ono piece of any length.. .
IilENOUTnio Flooks, for cellars, factories, and stables.
House Fronts, in Brown, Nova Scotia, and Ohio Free
Stone, plain and highly ornamented.
CoriNO, a new pattern, improved.
CuKBiNG, any length, in one piece.
OuNAME.^■T8 and Statues, for gardens and cemeteries.
We gu.irantee tho durability and strength of our Abti-
FiciAi. Stone, and refer to Messrs. Fitzpatrick, Donnelj-,
Disbrow, Whitfield, Coburn, Spratt, builders, and many
other gentlemen in the building tr.-ide. Tlie price of our
materi.il is from 25 to 75 per cent, cheaper than any cut
stone in this market. Send for price-list to 75 William
■'''"■ BANDMAN, HOLLMAN & CO.
GEO. P. FOX'S SONS,
No. 47 Amity St., three blocks from Broadway,
and Importers of
FINE FOREIGN CLOTHS AND FABRICS'.
Testimonials from celebrated citizens who have patron¬
ized our establishment will attest our claims in the above'
Save Thirty per cent, by walking tbre» blocks from
Alili GAKITIENTS WARRANTED.
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