Leadership

SEWERAGE.

Issue 22 and Volume 1893 14.

SEWERAGE. At Meridian, Miss., an election was held to decide whether Meridian would issue bonds to the amount of $100,000 for the purpose of constructing a system of sewerage. Notwithstanding a vigorous fight by the opposition, the majority was in favor of it. Work on the joint sewer that Jersey City and West Hoboken are constructing has been temporarily suspended. The sewer is being built along the western slope of Jersey City Heights. It is to empty into the Hackensack river. The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad Company and the Northern Railroad Company run along the line of the proposed sewer. These companies claim that the construction of the sewer will necessitate the elevation of their tracks. They think Jersey City and West Hoboken should pay the cost of this work. The New York, Susquehanna and Western Company wants $3400 and the Northern Company asks for $3232 as a…

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