Franchise Let for Grantsville Gas in 1898

(11/09/2002)

Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 3/1/1898.

The town council met Thursday and let the franchise for lighting and heating the town by natural gas from the well on the Hardman place, north-west of town.  The franchise calls for a term of five years.  The rate is twenty-five cents per thousand cubic feet.  The pipe line is to be started within eight months and completed within one year.