MUNICIPAL ELECTRICIANS TO MEET.
On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 7, 8, 9, the International Association of Municipal Electricians will meet in convention at Richmond. Va. The following papers will be read:
“Municipal inspection and control.” Walter M. Petty. Rutherford, N. J.; “Relation of electrical interests to other branches of the municipality.’ Capt. William Brophy, Boston. Mass.; “The telephone service in connection with fire and police signal systems,” Jerry Murphy, Cleveland. O.; “Classifying of records of electrical departments, and standard specifications for supplies and contracts.” Edw. F. Schurig, Omaha. Neb.; “Report of committee on rules for electrical inspection and control, especially with reference to the occupancy of streets. Morris W. Mead, Pittsburgh, Pa.: “Joint use of conduits, Chas. F. Hopewell. Cambridge, Mass.; “Electrical government in small cities,” A. S. Hatch. Detroit, Mich. In addition to the papers Mr. Hopewell, Cambridge, Mass., will give his “Illustrated lecture on fire and police telegraphs.”
It is proposed to organise a big corporation to utilise the power proposed to be gained from the Potomac river in furnishing heating, lighting, and motor power for Washington, D. C.