Issue 3 and Volume 31.

LATEST WATER NEWS The East McKeesport, Pa., Water company is extending its mains. Carrollton Water company, Miss., has been incorporated: capital, $27,000. Woodhull, Ill., has carried an election in favor of building a water system by a large majority. On Jan. 23 De Soto, Mo., will vote upon the question of authorizing a private company to build and operate a system of witerworks in that city. The citizens of that place lost out badly by not voting for a plant to be owned and operated by the municipality. The present plan will cost them a great deal more. Water Commissioner Dougherty, finding that he needs a deputy for the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, New York, will request the authority of the board of aldermen to appoint one, as Corporation Counsel Rives has given an opinion to the effect that the office ceased to exist on January 1. The present…

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