Issue 1 and Volume 22.

WATER SUPPLY The Grand Jury of King’s county has made a presentment calling attention to, and severely censuring the board of alder men for their failure to appropriate $100,000 to construct a bypass pipe round Ridgewood reservoir for the purpose of enabling Brooklyn to obtain a supply of pure water and to guard against water famine. Died at Jamaica Plane, Mass., June 26, Phillip H. Folger, aged seventy years. Mr. Folger was for a number of years superintendent of the Nantucket railroad. Funeral services were held at his late residence on June 23. The Portsmouth, Md. Water Company is laying a twentyinch main from Portsmouth to Suffolk, eighteen miles long, to cost $400,000. Groton, Mass., has voted to have water put in the library, high school, and town hall from the Groton Water Company. At Mahanoy City, Pa., work has been begun on the Kaier water works. The fight over…

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