Issue 13 and Volume 24.

ANOTHER ARGUMENT FOR METERAGE WATER. ON inquiry at the water bureau of Philadelphia, it will be found that the only motors from which the city water department receives any revenue are beer motors and organ motors. It appears, however, that there are other motors in use in the Quaker City from which the municipal authorities derive no profit at all—namely, those which run fans in offices, smaller stores, and restaurants, to keep them cool and comfortable. Such motors are surreptitiously attached to the city services, and take about one-eighth of a horse power each to operate them. The fans take the place of those driven by electricity, doing the work equally as well, with the additional advantage that they cost the owner nothing for the propelling force All that he has to do is to turn on the tap and let the water do the rest, for as long or…

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