For cellar support", in place of brick piers, pipe columns consisting of a steam pipe filled with cement, under a patent, are coming into general use in many localities.

These columns cost less, and take up less room than a brick pier of equal strength. The prices are as follows:

Size,

7 Ft.

8 Ft.

9 Ft.

10 Ft.

3 in.

$1.65

$1.90

$2.20

$2.65

3 1/2 in.

1.90

2.20

2.65

3.15

4 in.

2.75

3.25

3.80

4.40

4 1/2in.

4.00

5.00

5.50

6.00

5 in.

5.00

5.85

6.65

7.55

6 in.

6.00

6.95

8.00

9.30