Issue 6 and Volume 35.

A HANDSOME METER BOOK. From a typographical standpoint, a booklet issued by the Pittsburg Meter company is one of the best executed that has been received at this office. It contains forty-eight pages of descriptive matter principally relating to the Keystone meter, and the numerous illustrations are highly finished half-tone, shaded plates. The text is printed in brown, and the engravings are in black. A very neatly designed head-piece, with a Keystone centre and monogram of the company printed in brown, sets off each page very effectively. Those interested in the suhiect of meters will find this a very entertaining and useful publication. At Washington. D. C. Col. Symons, superintendent of public buildings and grounds, has finally perfected plans for the fire protection system of the White House. When all of the apparatus is in place, both the White House and the executive offices will be in direct connection with…

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