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About The Ashland advertiser. (Ashland, Or.) 1893-1898 | View Entire Issue (July 24, 1895)
A shland . Advertiser.
Monarch of the Amateurs.
ANMLAMU. O BEGOV, WEDMRRDAT, JILT £4. |M96.
THE WATER QUESTION.
GKKAT SHORTAGE OWING TO HEAVY DRAIN
Ür N TUK MAJ..».
TO REDUCE THE EXPENSE.
A petition is l»eing rirrnlat^d to out
down the expenses <>f the electri«* lights
from $173 to <84 per month, or to reduce
The citv of Ashland ha» the !»«»at hvr - it still lower jf the citv council thinks
tern of pure, cold water on the Pacific best. The council has f>evn desirous of
Coast, and Hells thia water Co it* resi lessening the expense along this line, for
dents at the rate of seventy-five cents a sometime, but has had no footing upon
month for the water from a three-fourths which to work, ami this petition is just
inch pipe, for domestic use and irriga- w hat is wanted.
tion of a quarter of an iu n- of land. The
There are a num tier of lights around
city collects payment for the water town that could lx» spar«*d to advantage,
thus Hold, strictly in advance, ami is > as there is no necessity of the city liv
then I mmiih I to furnish the water.
ing for an eh*etri<» light to increase the
The flour mill is th»»n allowed to con valm* of someone’s corner lot.
nect a four inch pij>e to th«« water mains
for power to run the mill, ami. as far as
MONEY IN FARMING.
know n bv the city council, this water is
furnished free of charge, !<»r ten solid
ft is a notable fact that all farming in
hours every «lav. This continual drain
terests improve where it is ¡»ossibl*» to
u | m » ii the water mains is enormous, and.
assisted by the united effects of eight or utilize the waler that the wells on »he
How few |»eople
U n smaller pip«-* running a planing larm will pnwiuee.
mill, entree mills, milk -hakes, etc., for think of the value of water for irrigation,
tile use of which the city r»»c«»iv«»H little ami what«*ould I*«* produced at a mini
or nothing, and a vast amount of irriga mum cost ii it were used. The question
tion water unlawfully running to waste, has Ixen heretofore how to get the water
so diminishes the quantity of w ater in to th«* surface economical! v, and this has
th«* pi|M*s that the residents who pay full lern accomplished by the us«- of Gaso
price in advance are short of water, line or Ken»sene Oil Gas Engine, manu
their gardens and lx»rrv crops ruin«»«!, factured by Palmer A Rev Type Foundry,
ow ing to lack of th«* water that they hav«* 405 Sansom«- street, San Fram»is*»o, Cal.
paid for, just tn keep th«* mill owners
from bringing a groundless suit against
COULD HAVE A LAUNDRY.
th«*city, and as long as it will <*on«le-
sernd to l*e “blurted” in this manner,
According to on«* who is posted in
the jieople will “kick ami mrke com
plaint. The |H*ople make the city, ami such matters, a laundry that <*oul«i turn
their rights must lie considered I«efort* out work equal to any city laundry,
coul«i lx* a«ided to th«* w*oolen mills at a
the claims of any business concern.
very smallcosl. They hav** the washing
ami tht* drying apparatus, ami all that
• Several famous detect ives. who have would med to lx* added would lx* a pol
a wide acquaintance with th«* faces of
ishing and an ironing contrivance.
crooks ami can pick them nut or any ginwi o|x*ning for someone.
crowd, accompany The <»n*a» Wallace
Shows to protect its patnms against the
The iron foundry is now in full opera
w iles of the gamblers ami sw indlers w ho
frequently try tn operate in th«» crowds tion ami a tine quality of work is being
turned out. The sand is very gtxxi ami
that attend such big circuses.
everything works nicely, so that their
The third annual Chautauqua Ass«*m- work is smooth ami accurate. They have
blv is over. An illustrated lecture on a large numler of orders now on hand,
••Ben Hur,” Tueislav evening, by Prof. I one being for a large pillar for a building
Fairbanks «xuicludeu th«» programme.