Issue 24 and Volume 1889 6.

GAS & ELECTRIC LIGHTING. —A town meeting will be held at Peabody, Mass., on Tuesday to urge the appointment of a committee to investigate the subject of street lighting by electricity and report at the annual meeting next March. —The city council of Winnepeg, Man., is determined to compel the Northwest Electric Light Company to insulate its wires. The wires are now being strung without insulation, and the council claims there is danger to life and property therefrom. The company says it would cost $18,000 to comply with the council’s demand. —The Brush Electric Light Company, having received the contract to furnish the city of Savannah, Ga., with 100 extra arc lights of 600 candle-power, for the year 1890, and 200 arc lights same power, for four years, will enlarge its plant at an estimated cost of $iS.ooo. —The Houston (Tex.) Electric Light Works will put in an additional arc…

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