AUBURN, ME. WATER DEPARTMENT. The third annual report of the water commissioners of Auburn, Me., shows that the system is being extended and improved. The comparative statement for the last three years shows the following receipts for water rents up to March 1 of each year : 1894, $19,997.07; 1895, $30,163.28; 1896, $28,839.14. Since the beginning of municipal ownership up to March 1, 1896, the amount collected for water rents, licenses and fines has been $79,123.25.