New Water System at Old Orchard.
At Old Orchard, Me., the new waterworks system has iust been tested and the officials and citizens generally are pleased. The first formal trial with respect to fire protection was had before the selectmen and the fire department and the chiefs of Biddeford and Saco, who were present. The test was conducted by the Biddeford & Saco Water company, owners of the system. The first test made was in throwing two 1 ⅛-in. streams of rvater through 100 ft. of hose to a height of 100 ft. in the air. F’or the next test four 1%-in. streams of water were thrown from 100 ft. of hose 100 ft. in the air. The final and crowning test was when two 1 1/8 -in. streams were thrown over the top of the Old Orchard house, the highest place at Old Orchard.