Oklahoma Water Bond Issues.
The attorney-general of Oklahoma since March 24, 1910, has approved of the following waterworks bond issues for cities and towns in that state which are about to build municipal plants in the near future. There are 31 issues, totaling $1,390,000: Krebs, $5,000; Gage, $30,000: Spiro, $40,000; Cherokee, $5,000: Chelsea, $58,000; Weatherford, $30,000; Wewoka, $35,000; Wetumka, $36,000; Apache, $30,000; Altus, $130,000; Coalgate, $30,000: Grandfield. $28,000; Pryor Creek, $65,000; Okcene. $30,000; Gotebo, $28.000: Poteau, $12,000: Durant, $20,000; Medford. $12,000; Idabel, $40,000: Enid, $25,000; Maud, $10,000; Elk City, $15,000; Lawton, $200,000 for a dam and reservoir; Stigler, $45,000: Krebs, $10,000 more: Lawton, $40,000 more; Cushing. $25,000; Hominy, $25,000; El Reno, $250,000; Roosevelt. $20,000: Grandfield, $16,000 more. Under an act that went into effect March 24. the attorney-general of Oklahoma is made state bond commissioner, and must pass upon and approve all state, county, municipal, city and school district bonds issued in Oklahoma before they can be sold.
Athens, located in Henderson county, Tex., is soon to have a system of waterworks. The reservoir will hold 45,000 gallons, the tank 50,000, and, together with the mains, will keep 125,000 gallons at immediate hand in case of fire and about 3,600 gall ns can be pumped an hour.