Issue 17 and Volume 61.

WATER WORKS NEWS ITEMS A firm in Wichita, Kan., has decided to finance the purchase of the Lawrence, Kan., $425,000 water works bonds for water improvements. The city of Galena, Ill., recently passed an ordinance for the purchase of the Interstate Public Service Company water works of that city. The T. A. Gillespie company, of Erie, Pa., started pumping out the settling basin of the water works on the peninsula, preparatory to cleaning out the basin. The work will take three weeks. The National Highway Association of Long Island have petitioned the Board of Estimate of New York City to restore the Old Cannon road at Lake View which was destroyed years ago in constructing the reservoir. A final test was recently made on the new piece of motor apparatus purchased by East Orange, N. J., for the fire dcaprtment. The test was made at the Crystal Lake, West Orange,…

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