Issue 5 and Volume 8.

GAS & ELECTRIC LIGHTING. —The Boston Electric Club held its annual dinner at Young’s Hotel January 6. About forty members were present and the officers for the ensuing year, elected at the last meeting of the club, were installed. —The Carleton electric light station on the western side of the harbor of St. John, N. B., and Salter’s lumber mill, of which it formed a part, has been burned. The plant was owned by D. W. Clark & Son, w’hose loss is about $8000. —The Woodland Avenue and West Side Street Railway Company of Cleveland, O., proposes during the coming summer to have a few storage battery cars built and tried on the line. —The Minneapolis (Minn.) council has decided to allow Mr. Lowry to use electricity as a motive power on street railway lines in this city, provided that he shall employ the cable system in case electricity shall…

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