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FOREST FIRES AND BRUSH DISPOSAL,   145

balsam in District No. 2, considerable area of one to two log balsam in District No. 1 and lack of white pine in District No. 1.

Nos. 1 and 5 show fewer logs per man per day than their associates, due to the presence of boys and cheap labour on the pay roll.

TABLE NO. 2—ACTUAL TIME CONSUMED IN LOPPING AT
VARIOUS CAMPS

Jobber

Trees pet

crew pet

Aver. No.

trees per

Loaf-

Lopping   ;ne and

time in   smok-

Otherk

Time charged to INo.

trees

lopping

lopped

 

day

camp per

day

hours   ing

time

wor

flours

Days

per hour

1

50

96

6

2

1

8

 

8+

 

46

 

6

2

1

8

 

8

2

28

52

31

1

41

41

z

8

24

 

21

 

61

21

I

10+

3   24

24

21

o

61

21

4

10

4   28

30

3

0

6

3

b

a

9+

5   28

27

31

1

41

41

z

8

6   30

28

62

3

3

0

0

0

0

6

6

a

a

a

10

9+

7   27

25

21

0

6:1

21

4

12

8   36

37

31

0

51

31

 

10+

TABLE NO. 3—ACTUAL COST OF LOPPING

Feet

Jobber,   ded

Time

skid- used in

per   i lopp

day   mg In

lopper

Wages

of

Cost of

food

Horse

time lost

Cost Per 'Cost per

day per   M.B.F.

crew   for   for

Character

of labour

for top-

top-

lopping

lopping

 

 

days

 

 

 

 

lopping

1

 

3,012

a

 

100

70

 

none

$1.51

.50

small boy

 

 

3,012

 

 

100

70

 

none

1.51

.50

small boy

2

 

1,788

 

 

100

70

 

1 hour

.85

.47

small boy

 

 

1,788

 

 

154

70

 

1 hour

.56

.31

man

3

 

1,680

I

 

154

70

 

2 hours

.56

.33

man

4

 

2,109

a

 

192

70

 

2 hours

.S8

.41

man

5

 

1,842

z

 

100

70

 

3 hours

.85

.44

small boy

6

 

2,208

 

 

173

70

 

1 hour

.81

.37

man

 

 

2,208

 

 

173

70

 

1 hour

.81

.37

man

7

 

1,984

4

 

173

70

 

1 hour

.61

.31

man

8

 

2,511   1

 

173

70

 

1 hour

.97

.39

man

Grand average 40 cents, men average 351 cents, boy average 48 cents. 10--c. c.


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