1456 JOINT RESOLUTIONS
supplies of all kind increased to an unprecedented figure,
which conditions resulted in a total loss of $21,357.14, exclu-
sive of contractor's profit.
AND, WHEREAS, In Article 8 of said contract there was the
"The owner agrees to provide all labor and materials essen-
tial to the conduct of this work not included in this contract
in such manner as not to delay its progress, and in the event
of failure so to do, thereby causing loss to the Contractor,
agrees that it will reimburse the Contractor for such loss;
and the Contractor agrees that if it shall delay the progress
of the work so as to cause loss for which the Owner shall
become liable, then it shall reimburse the Owner for such loss.
Should the Owner and Contractor fail to agree as to the
amount of loss comprehended in this Article, the determina-
tion of the amount shall be referred to arbitration as provided
in Article XII of this contract." "Which aforesaid delays did
result and cause the losses hereinbefore referred to, amount-
ing to $21.357.14, which, in the language of the contract, is
therefore now due the H. D. Watts Co.
BK IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, That the General Assembly of
Maryland do hereby request and urge that the Governor of
Maryland shall make provision and include in his next Budget
to be submitted to the General Assembly an item amounting
to $21,357.14 to the credit of the H. D. Watts Co. aforesaid in
order that they may have the relief and compensation clearly
expressed by the contracting parties in the articles of agree-
ment for the erection of the three armories.
Approved April 23, 1920.