The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 1915. THE CONVENENCE OF ELECTRICITY.
Now ihat tho M-uidentß of Batiks I'.ninsii a in;--mi goina into tho question of tapping \hf tfr-v . rrtrrwn '■■■ Luke .n : r>dg- c' c'ric 1 p <wflr f-.T iUt\ hoiiFj-bol'i nil'- ii.-«Ju -trx. U• , . o d"-ti ■■> pni«? ut nnif> ' ft*> HI p>: • d ■ !!■ !••.;. ■'» • !-i.:. ¥tey-tf « i. 'iH, i.i(. It.- t n . ays- .m, 80 for the bpinfit ol th« )•*< p. of (i,u:n bury, and therefore the reti-i'iits r.f ih- • Peninsula are not approaching any in fn . tneking company, but simply are going to the 'joveinnicnt »nd asking that ned» ihonld be supplied. Ail the Government ; wants in retnrn for the current is an amount [ tfcttt 10 going to piy raaintenancn of 'be • lystem and in*ere«t and sinking fund m |.h Money ejpfitidfd in rhe bs irid-n-k- » The i'h'u.t gui b ion to he a-k-d i ;• r l-< i.o to cr>«t, ftini if i Mnn-ht :.-. cur ai. ,;,.
onutiie mttik »htt«i tie- <- <Ai- α-d b.' no hesit» iloft in wiring up the Peninsula The people of Aktroa have had an opportunity of juigmpt for thetnselyes Jho v-.iuH of fl-cn eliy. The first ooet i- rhe b^-or.ei U that the maintenanca und the «ot of euu>ni i» trifling, Take for instance a factory whnre eight lamps are burning all nighi in Akaroa Borough. Now, there is the ooet of PGKhaiing Umpp, keroßane and the cost oi ktttndlng to tamr. By instaliiiaJelrotrio light for bbjt £10 you do away with the ineormnienee and danger of kerosene lamps, end In the en bo of Akaroa Borough only PftJT £8 4a pw year tor 8 16 ep lamps Iα the me o! thePenineuls oheeae fsotorie fl then would be & big saving in tha labour of atoklng a boiler and the eosVot fuei.Tn •itetrie motor Is eorapaot end wnnts little hoaeing, bot it will do be work more effeeiiveiy than eieam. a- d is eieily regulated. It It Interceding to 10-.k through the borough oltßtrioal energy appliotiune. and ebe how the installftti' na buTw gradually been made nntll the whole town, even to the smalleßt Oottaee, drnws Uβ »mp> demand han be>-u u> ■■< ■■'■* •>») >d irtc*-h* first jear
For Ohioniu Gheei UontpiHinie Woods' Ginat i?cpp«miu» Cute, 1/6
after the installation, and now the boroneh ia finding it difficult to deal with the heavy supply with which the plant is loaded. The supply of lamp?, appliance*, e'c. mode to the COO odd reeidente in the borough is as follows ;it ilip time : - G94 8'! p. liimps 577 TOi p. lamps " 1 0 SO-'.p In it) n> 4a "O.p. lamp , . 42 25e p. liimpi 21 100 p. lamps 9 radiators 24 kettles 74 irons 1 filpotrio fan 1 dentnl motor Motoifi of a oapaoity of 10b p 7b.p, 7Jh p., 6Jh p., 5h p M and 3h.p. No doubt the Peninsula people wou'd soon find the convenience of electricity as attraotive as Akaron resists have if they tap the Rvotern 'n the course of a week cv-- tw" Mr Rirk" will visit tbp Ppnin«n!ft and p'':cd brfore the residents wbat the Govern ment is prepared to do in helping tbo Penin fiila residents to link up with the Coleiidge system.