Issue 9 and Volume 30.

THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL ELECTRICIANS. The International Association of Municipal Electricians has come to the front with a rush, and its convention now occupies a very high place in the ranks of such gatherings. The reason is obvious. Electricity now enters so extensively into the lighting of cities, and is so intimately connected with the means of locomotion and supplying power to machinery, elevators, and the like, as to call for the engagement of experts to handle it, and to see that its forces are so guarded as to do the minimum of harm. Bureaus of electricity have, therefore, been forced in our larger cities, either independent of, or subordinate to the fire department, but working harmoniously with it, at the head of which are placed men who have made electricity a lifelong study, and have thereby acquired for themselves a worldwide reputation as experts in the science. But…

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