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.ANOTHER BBPOBT'- WANTED ,?
Tim joint lftmin.ee and Lighting Couimittccs last night roportcd to the UitthurNf JMuuicipat Council that:: ' ' Having (further .-. consideji-cd th-a question of the installation of eloctriu light and power plant in Bathurst, we bcK to recommend that Mr. lv. J.
N. Frauki bo- engaged by this coun cil to supply an independent re port upon a scheme of electric 'light j and power for Bathurst upon the terms stated in his letter of tho lath January 1020.' Tho Mayor (Aid Beddci) oxpained that .Mr. l?rankis('; f 00 was : £23, ; with I first-class travelling and aecommoda i lion i-xi)onsos. -?'.?? : ...... j Tho report was adopted without dis cussion. ' '??.-,.... Hogurding tho ; possibility. , of - Bath urst securing -'current -.from' tho Kun dos Cwnont Oohipahy Ltd., the Coun oil ruceivod the '.following = letter, from tUo general manager of the Company: ? ' Whilo my company is desirous of assisting .in improvoxaoht to the var
ious local contrcs,,it is impossible to give a deiinite answor to your inquiry on th« information supplied. Tho; direct route, from Kandos to Batnurst Js ap prosiuiately 50 miles, which would necossitat0 a transmission line, and a, vrunsmission voltage of ' 33,000 voits, which would be costly. Your best course would be to have the opinion of a consulting ongincev as 'to tho coat oi installing your own powoi' plunt and .tho necessary transmission line and transformers, iis my company would not entertain tho .installation of tho transmission lino. I am pre pared 0 consult withv your consulting migiueor in regard to tho supply of bulk nowcr to tho stop-up transformer instalfod by you at th0 Kandos ond oi1 the transmission lino.' The lcttur was recoivod.