Leadership

GAS & ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

Issue 6 and Volume 7.

GAS & ELECTRIC LIGHTING. —A Bill has been introduced in the Maryland legislature requiring that the price of gas in Baltimore shall not exceed $1.25 per thousand feet. —An ordinance was last week put before the city council of Crawfordsville, Ind., giving the Crawfordsville Water and Light Company the privilege of maintaining an electric light and power plant. —At the annual meeting of the Edison Electric Illuminating Company, held last week in New York, John L Biggs, R. R. Bowker, C. E. Crowell, C. H. Coster, T. A. Edison, J. B. Henry, E. H. Johnson, J. P. Marquand, Ceo. E. Peabody, T. S. Smithers, Spencer Trask, Henry Villard and J. Hood Wright were elected directors. It was voted to increase the capital stock from $2,500,000 to $4,500,000. The issue of $2,000,000 bonds, to bear 5 per cent interest, was also authorized. —The Safety Electric Eight Company, has been incorporated at…

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