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WATERWORKS, Zanesville, Ohio. —The waterworks department here is agitating the question of filtration.
WATERWORKS SYSTEM, Sarcoxie, Mo.— The waterworks department here Is In need of a system.
NEW MAINS, Missouri Valley, la.—Charle, W. Forde, superintendent or waterworks writes that 400 feet of new mains will be laid this spring.
FIRE HYDRANTS AND BETTER PRESSURE, Chicopee, Mass.-Chief Pomphret recommends the setting of additional fire hydrants and better pressure for Aldenville.
CAST IRON PIPE, Dixon, Ill.-Two thousand six hundred feet of cast iron pipe to be laid in the spring by the Dixon Water company. John Wasiey. engineer.
PUMPING ENGINE, Michigan City, Ind.-A 5,000,000-gallon pumping engine to be Installed in the summer. A. W. Freh9e, superintendent.
METERS, 8elma, Ala.—Some new meters may possibly be placed. H. A. Haralson, superintendent.
PIPE AND TAPS. Collingwood, Ohio.-C. G. Beckwith, superintendent, writes that there is “aboutone and one half miles of pipe to lay yet and taps to be made in spring.”
I STAKE,Marquette,Mich —A new forty-twoinch Intake next season early in spring. John P Kern, secretary.
PIPE, Auburn, Ind.—James L. Lewis, superintendent, writes that half a mile of pipe will soon be laid.
MAINS, Albion, Mich.—F. W. Culver, superintendent, writes that the mains will be extended two miles this coming spring.
PIPE, Holland, Mich.—James De Young, superintendent, writes that next summer the department will lay pipe.
WATERWORKS, Kissimee City. Fla.-Tbe citizens of;this place are agitating the question of waterworks for fire protection.
WATERWORKS IMPROTEMENTS, Dallas, Tex.—Bids will be received until January 10 for the improvements to waterworks system in this city. B. E Cabell, mayor.
WATERWORKS SYSTEM, Galt, Mo.-The question of erecting a waterworks system is being considered.
WATERWORKS BONDS, Lake Park, la.— This place has voted to issue bonds for waterworks.
WATERWORKS, Manito. Ill.—J. C. Wallace, of Champaign, Ill., has prepared plans and specifications for a waterworks system. Construction to begin in spring.
WATERWORKS BONDS, Wickliffe, Ky. —This place has voted to Issue $10,000 In bonds for waterworks. H. Bulling, mayor
WATERWORKS. Cedar City,Utah.-The city council is considering the question of erecting a waterworks system, Including a reservoir, etc.
WATERWORKS BONDS, Weiser, Idaho.— Bonds to the amount of $25,000 have been sold for the purpose of erecting a waterworks system C. S. Fosseiman, secretary board’of trade.
COMPOUND PUMP, Trenton, Mo.-J. L. Marsden, superintendent of waterworks, writes that a new 1,500.000-gallon compound pump will soon be installed.
NEW BOILERS, Kewanee, Ill—John E.Shepardson, superintendent of waterworks, writes that new boilers are contemplated for the department.
EXTENSION OF SEWERAGE, Grenada, Miss.—The waterworks department will soon extend their sewerage system. J. B. Smller, superintendent.
FIRE HYDRANTS, Hopkinsville. Ky.-T. W. Morris, superintendent of waterworks, writes us that the department will require twelve fire hydrants next spring.
WATER SUPPLY, Great Barrington, Mass.— The question of Increasing the water supply is being discussed. Address Merritt L. Wheeler.
RESERVOIR,North Adams,Mass.—A storage reservoir recommended here. Address Mayor Wilkinson.
WATERWORKS PUMP, Independence, Mo.—R. D). Wirt, superintendent, writes that a new pump will soon be Installed.
COMPOUND CONDENSING PUMP, Paris, 111 —We are Informed that the waterworks department is contemplating putting In a new compound condensing pump In June. Address Louis E* Fisher, superintendent.
WATERWORKS. Stowe, Vt—F. O. Burt, superintendent waterworks, writes that the supply will probably be Increased and that larger mains will be put In.
ALTERATION TO PUMPING STATION, Cleveland, Ohio.—For particulars apply to W. P Rice, director of public works.
CASTIRON PIPE, Middlebury, Vt.—Proposals till February 1,1901.
WATER SYSTEM, Yardley, N.J.—A syndicate proposes to build a complete water system. Benjamin C. Warwick, Philadelphia
WATER COMPANY, Camden, N. J – The Long Island Electric, Gas.and Water company has been incorporated here; capital, $500,000. G. H. Martin, Camden, N. J.
PUMPING ENGINES, New York City.-Proposals received up to January 17, 1901, for furnishing materials, building and erecting pumping engines, boilers and appurtenances for nigh-service at new aqeduct between Tenth avenue and Harlem river. William Dalton, commissioner.
HOOK AD LADDER TRUCK,Sumter, S.C. —H. B. Bloom chief engineer, w rites that a new hook and ladder truck will probably be purchased.
HOSE CARTS, New Iberia, La.—The fire department Is contemplating the purchase of a number of hose carts. Samuel Well, fire company, No. 5.
HOSE, Concord, N. C.—The fire department is contemplating the purchase of 1,000 feet of hose. Address George M. Mun, chief engineer.
HOSE AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEM, Somersworth, N.H.—Jerry Murray,chief engineer, writes that the department will purchase hose and will also install a fire alarm system.
COMBINATION HOSE AND CHEMICAL WAGON AND HOSE, Medford, Mass.-The fire department is contemplating the purchase of a combination hose and chemical wagon and 1,000 feet of hose. Charles E. Bacon, chief.
HOSE, Coffeyville,Kan.—The fire department Is contemplating the purchase of 500 feet of hose. Address F. A. Reynolds, chief engineer.
UNIFORMS, Van Buren, Ark —H. C. Pernot, chief engineer, writes that twenty five uniforms will be purchased for the department.
COMBINATION ENGINE AND HOSE WAGON, Sacramento, Cal.—Bids will be received at office of the city clerk until January 7, for one combination chemical engine and hose wagon, to be equipped with one 60 gallon tank, ladders, lanterns, and all necessary equipment pertaining to a service apparatus. M. J. Desmond, city clerk.
HOOK AND LADDER TRTCK, Youngstown, Ohio.—A new hook and ladder truck is to be purchased for the fire department of this city. Address D. H. Sebring.
NEW FIRE COMPANY, McKees Rocks, Pa. —A new company In the volunteer fire department of Mckees Rocks organized, to be known as engine company No 4. J. Stroud, captain.
FIRE HOSE, Los Angeles, Cal.—Board of fire commissioners is talking of another purchase of fire hose. The department is insufficiently equipped with the water bearing colls to insure the best results, and the board Is anxious to secure several thousand feet more.
PATROL WAGON. Flint, Mich—A proposition is on foot to instal a metropolitan police department here, with complete apparatus for caring for the work of the city. A new patrol wagon will be purchased.
FIRE PROTECTION, Onaway, Mich.—A special election w ill be held at Onaway on Dec. 27, to vote on the question of bonding the village for $3,650, for fire protection.
FIRE ENGINE, Menasha, WIs.-The city council Is discussing the question of purchasing a fire engine.
APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT, Kutztown, Pa.-Kutztown’s fire company will hold a hall to raise funds for paraphernalia and equipment.
FIRE STATION,Akron, Ohio —The city commissioners have purchased a lot on NortbHill, upon which will be erected a fire station.
FIRE STATIONS,Macon,Ga.—The city council has decided to erect a new enginehouse on Mulberry street, and another on the hill between College and Madison streets.
IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE PROTECTION, Indianapolis, Ind. — Board of Safety held a meeting recently, to decide on recommendations to be made to the city comptroler, in accordance with the decision or the council finance committee on the ordinance providing for an issue of $140,000 bonds, for the Improvements in the fire department. The council committee anvised an amendment calling for an additional appropriation for a chemical wagon at the West Indianapolis house. The board of safety has also decided to ask for a combination hose,hook and ladder, and chemical wagon, to cost about $3,000.
FIRE ENGINE, Richmond, Va. W.G.Puller, chief of lire department, writes us that the department will shortly purchase a fire engine.
HOSE WAGONS, Greenville, S. C. — N. M. Mooney, chief engineer, writes that three horse hose wagons will soon be purchased.
HARNESS, Fulton, Mo Grant Duncan, chief engineer, Is contemplating the purchase of harness.
COMBINATION HOSE AND CHEMICAL WAGON, Marshall,Mich.—Andrew i iynn,chief engineer, writes that the department will purchase a combination hose and chemical wagon.
HOSE, De Pore, WIs.—New hose Is proposed for the fire department here. F. Crabbs, chief engineer.
HOSE. Hot Springs, Ark.—A. L. Crane, chief engineer, writes that 2,000 feet of hose will be purchased.
HOSE, Maysville, Ky.—The fire department will shortly purchase hose.
POMPIER LADDERS, Belvidere, Ill.-Frank McCoy, chief engineer, writes that pompier ladders will be purchased.
CHEMICAL ENGINES. HOSE WAGONS, AND AERIAL TRUCK, Washington. D. C — The fire department contemplates purchasing two combination chemical engine and hose wagons,an aerial truck,two chemical engines. Address F. Donnelly, clerk fire department.
PIPE. Troy, Ohio.—The question of laying more pipe Is being discussed.
HOSE, Beatrice, Neb.—The fire department will purchase 1,000 feet of hose. Address John S. Walker.
COMBINATION WAGON, HOSE WAGON. AERIAL TRUCK AND ENG1NEHOUSES, Newport News. Va —W. K. Stow, chief engineer, states that two new enginehouses will be erected, also states that a combination wagon, hose wagon, aerial truck, and 1,000 feet of hose will soon be purchased.
CHEMICAL WAGON AND FIRE ALARM BOXES, Olean, N Y.—The fire department is contemplating the purchase of a chemical wagon and fire alarm boxes. W. H. Simpson, chief engineer.
HOOK AND LADDER TRUCK, Lexington, Ky.—the fire department is contemplating the purchase of a hook and ladder truck. Address G. W. Muir, chief engineer.
HOSE CARRIAGES, Hanover, Pa.—W. H. Long, chief engineer, writes that two hose carriages will be purchased.
CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHERS. La Crosse, Wis. —N. Bradfield, chief engineer, writes that the fire department will soon purchase a nnm of chemical extinguishers.
ENGINEHOUSE AND HOSE, Sheboygan, Wis.—The fire department contemplates the erection of a new enginehouse; hose will aleo be purchased. Address John Dandrok, chief engineer.
NEW FIRE COMPANY, Union Hill, N. J -A hose company for the protection of the north ern end of Union Hill is talked of. House and equipment will be furnished by the members and residents.
ENGINEHOUSE AND HOSE, Charlotte, Mich. —D. J. Donovan, chief engineer, writes that a new enginehouse will be erected; also that 500 feet of nose will be purchased.
HOSE CART AND HOSE. Reading, Mich.— The fire department is contemplating purchasing a hose cart and 500 feet of hose. F.D. Culver, chief.
HOSE, Jackson, Miss—Order will be given about February l, 1901, for 500 or 1.000 feet of hose. Address J.H. Taylor, chief engineer.
UNIFORMS AND HOSE, Clinton, Mo.-G. T. Davis, chief engineer, writes that the department Is contemplating the purchase of uni forms and hose.
HOSE, Winfield, Kan.—The fire department is contemplating the purchase of 1,000 feet of hose. Address J. E. Compton, chief engineer hook and ladder truck, Danville.
ENGINEHOUSE, Grand Rapids, Mich.—H, Lemoin, fire marshal,writes that new enginehouse will be erected in the spring.
HOSE WAGON, Mexico, Mo.—A hose wagon will probably be purchased. Address V. F. Morris, chief engineer.
CHEMICAL ENGINE, Sunbury, Pa. J. W Strob, fire department, writes t hat a chemical engine will soon be purchased FIRE ENGINE AND HOSE, Jacksonville, Ill —E. G. La Boyteaux, chief engineer, writes that the Are department is contemplating the purchase of a new fire engine and hose.
HOSE, Paris, Ill —Order will be given about. JuneorJuly for hose. Albert Owen, chief engineer.
HOSE CART, Phoenixville, Pa.—James N. Doran, chief engineer, writes that a hose cart will probably be purchased.
EQUIPMENT, ETC.. Kutztown, Pa-Fire equipment to he purchased for this place.
FIRE STATIONS.Springfield.Mass -The fire commissioners recommend the erection of a fire station at Glendale and at Forest park.
NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT, Ridgewood Falls, Minn.—A fire department Is to be organ ized here.
NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT, Ridge Mils. N.Y. Bidge Mills hose company organized. Joseph La Fountaine, secretary.
COLORED FIRE COMPANY, Hertford, N. C. —A colored hook and ladder company has been elected here. Equipments called for.
FIRE ALARM BOXES. Cripple Creek, Colo — D. J. Siryon, chief engineer, writes that the departments considering the purchase of six fire alarm boxes.
FIRE DEPARTMENT, Charleston, Ill.-A full paid fire department will probably be organ ized. Address Frank O. Huffman, 327 West Ttate street.
HOSE, Canton, Ohio.—R. O. Mesnar, chief engineer, writes that 2,000 feet of hose will be purchased.
HOSE AND LADDERS, Willlamstown, Vt — Ira H. Rowell, chief of tire department, writes that hose and ladders will be purchased soon.
FIRE DEPARTMENT, Wabasso. Minn.-A meeting has been held here to organize a volunteer fire department.
FIRE EQUIPMENT, Springfield. Ill – Mayor L E. Wheeler. Comptroler W. H Conkling, and City Clerk R. T. Hickman are investigating, with a view to purchasing the equipment for the new fire enginehouse.
NEW FIRE STATION, Wilmington, N. C.The Howard Relief tire engine company has decided to erect a new fire enginehouse. M. Rathen, president.
NEW HOSE, Atlanta, Ga.—The finance committee of council contemplates the purchase of new hose for the fire department.
NEW HOSE COMPANY, New Hartford,N.Y. —A new hose company Is to be organized here. T. D. Williams, village clerk. Is Interested In the project.
FIRE ALARM BOX, SMOKE PROTECTOR8, AND BADGES, Lebanon, Pa.—E. O. Hartman, chief engineer, writes that a fire alarm box, hose, smoke protectors, and a number of badges will be purchased soon.
CHEMICAL ENGINE. Mt. Clemens, Mich.—.Albert A. Ameel, chief engineer, writes that a chemical engine will be purchased.
HOSE WAGON, Salisbury, N. C.—The fire department is contemplating the purchase of a new hose wagon. Address M. V. B. Copps, chief engineer.
HOSE CART, HOSE. AND ENGINEHOUSE, Monticello, Ark —W. R. Hammock, chief engineer. writes that a hose cart and more hose will be purchased soon, and a new enginehouse will be erected.
HOSE. Fort Scott, Kan.—The fire department will purchase hose about next May. Address J. GAusman, chief engineer.
HOSE TRUCK, Steelton, Pa —Geo. B. Lehr, chief engineer, writes that-a new hose truck will probably be purchased.
FIRE STATION. Meridian, MISR. The fire department contemplates the erection of a new fire station.
HOSE. Benton Harbor, Mich.—Frank Jordan. chief engineer, writes that the fire department will soon purchase hose.
HOSE, Sterling. Ill.-The fire department contemplates purchasing hose. Address S. A. Stull, chief engineer.
VALVES AND SLUICE GATES.
BIDS Ol’KN JANUARY 15.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED at the office of the Board of Trustees, “Commissioners of Waterworks,” of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio, until 12o’clock noon of Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1901, for the manufacture, furnishing, and delivery of Water Valves, Sluice Gates, and Mud Valves for the Settling Reservoirs and Tor the Pump Mains from the Eastern Pumping Station on the Waterworks Grounds, near the Village of California, In Hamilton County, Ohio, In accordance with plans, specifications and drawings on tile in the office of the Chief Engineer of the Board of Trustees, “ Commissioners of Waterworks.”
Bidders must use the printed forms, as none other will be received.
The Board of Trustees, “ Commissioners of Waterworks,” reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
By direction of the Board of Trustees, “Commissioners of Waterworks.”
Aug. Herrmann, President.
Chas. G. Roth. Clerk.