Issue 18 and Volume 36.

WATERPROOF MATERIAL. Asphalt is recognised as the best waterproofing material now offered. The wonderful Trinidad and Bermudez lakes, where this natural pitch is mined, are in themselves one of the wonders of the world. From these two sources come thousands of tons of the crude material. It is then refined, processed and manufactured into many products now being used for water and weatherproofing, paints, insulating, roofing, wood-preserving, street-paving and many other purposes. This natural water-resisting material is as stable as the earth from whence it comes, and seems to have been naturally intended for the purposes for which it is used. The Barber Asphalt Paving company, which controls this source of supply, and has given its attention to the mining, refining and manipulation of asphalt products for the past thirty years, is now offering a line of asphalt products covering every known use. The great experience and well-known reputation of…

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