Issue 8 and Volume 1889 6.

GAS & ELECTRIC LIGHTING. —The recent election held at Lansingburgh, N. Y., to decide the electric light question has been declared illegal. —The electric railway at Ottawa, Ill., was completed last Monday and the carsstarted running amid general rejoicing on the part of the citizens, who enjoyed a holiday. —The Northwestern Ohio Gas Company will lay 16-inch gas pipes to Detroit, Mich., from the Ohio gas fields. A contract has been given to the National Tube Works Company for eighty miles of the pipe. The contract amounts to $800,000. —The Boston Electric Light Company had its annual election of officers Monday last, and the following board was appointed : F. A. Gilbert, Hugh O’Brien, Isaac Fenno, D. N. Richards, E. B. Mallby, Henry S. Hyde, James English, Wm. Butterfield, Samuel S. Sias ; treasurer and clerk, Samuel S. Sias. —Pierre Lorillard and others of New York city propose to enclose…

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