Leadership

Syracuse and Suburban Mains.

Issue 4 and Volume 45.

Syracuse and Suburban Mains. The common council of Syracuse, N. Y., hopes to be able to oust the mains of the Syracuse Suburban Water company from its occupancy of the city streets. The New York Central Railway company, however, is behind the purpose to thwart the scheme. The issue between the water company and the New York Central upon the one side and the city upon the other is explained in the following communication from Mayor Alan C. Forbes: “Investigation shows that the Syracuse Suburban Water company has laid water pipes in, under and across certain public highways and streets in the city of Syracuse, namely, Onondaga creek, North Salina streeet, Park street, Spring street and Seventh North street, without permission of the local authorities. It is reported that the company has entered into a contract to supply the New York Central Railroad company with water for a period of…

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