Issue 18 and Volume 29.

TOPICS OF THE DAY. GOVERNOR ODELL at a hearing given at Albany on the Everett bills, taxing the city of New York’s waterworks property in Westchester and Putnam counties, declared he would not sign the bills, as they were defective in construction and did not amend the new charter. IRRIGATION (so an apparently well-grounded report states) is to be tried in New Jersey. A private 1 citizen in the southern part of the State, who owns a large amount of land which is too dry during the summer months for successful farming, has determined to test that system of watering, which has proved so successful in the West. OSCOW’S municipal council has resolved upon ozonizing the water of the Moskova, according to the plan of Chief Engineer Simin, of the Moscow waterworks, and has authorized experiments being made at Rublevo. Three nonRussian firms have been invited by the municipality to…

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