Leadership

GAS AND ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

Issue 13 and Volume 1891 10.

GAS AND ELECTRIC LIGHTING. The franchise for lighting the town of Westfield, N. J., by electricity, for five years, has been given to J. H. Vail of the Edison Electric Light Company. —The Northwestern Thomson-Houston Electric Light Company’s plant at Hastings, Minn., was burned September 17. The loss is $15,000. At Manchester, N. H., the committee on electric lighting has been authorized to advertise for bids for lighting the city by electricity. The Fredonia Electric Light, Heat and Power Company of Fredonia, N. Y., has been formed, with a capital stock of $30,000, for the purpose of furnishing light, heat and power. The incorporators are George Barker, Frederick R. Green, John A. Warren, Benj. F. Skinner and Louis McKinstry, all of Fredonia. Advices from Allentown, Pa., state that the Erasmus Electric Light Works have been partially destroyed by fire ; loss, $1500. The construction of the electrical railroad at Paris,…

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