Hudson County Water Company.
A Newark, N. J., paper attempts to disclose the identity of the Hudson County Water Company. It says: “The identity of the Hudson County Water Company, which is seeking to sell New Jersey water to Staten Island, has aroused much curiosity. The concern which claims to intend to take water from the driven well at Belleville to Staten Island, has a nominal capital of about $1,000,000, and was incorporated in 1904. It was to take over contracts held hy the New York and New Jersey Water Company and it issued a mortgage for $4,000,000 in 1904, Its assets con sist of its Bayonne city contract and a pipe line connecting with the East Jersey Water Company at Arlington, and, possibly, an interest in the Belleville driven w-ells. It seems to be a mysterious body every way. If is interesting to note that the Belleville wells, which it claims will supply the Staten Island towns, have never yielded more than 1,000,(MM) gallons of water a day, vet the company has a 2-foot supply main connecting with the East Jersey Company’s pipe, of diameter sufficient to furnish 20.000.060 gallons of water daily. Vet the blast Jersey Company says it has no relation with the company and would not sell it water for Staten Island. It seems a dark ntys
Canajoharie, N. V.. owning to the poor service it has been receiving front the local water company. has applied to the state water supply com mission for authority to build its own waterworks The company is vigorously opposing the application, on the ground that it would thereby suffer heavy pecuniary loss.