Attempt to Wreck Water Works

Attempt to Wreck Water Works

An attempt was made to wreck the municipal water works plant at Portland, Ind., early on the morning of November 13, when a monkey wrench was thrown into the machinery. The plant furnished the city fire protection as well as supplying huge munition plants with power. The municipal electric light and power plant is operated in the same building. Repairs were made immediately following the attempt to wreck the machinery and the supply was shut down only a short time. A stranger was seen loitering about the plant during the night,

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