When William Ewart Gladstone acceded to power in 1868, Baring was again appointed Under-Secretary of State for War, and this office he held until February 1872, when he was appointed Viceroy of India. He had recommended the conclusion of arrangements with Sher Ali which, as has since been admitted, would have prevented the Second Afghan War; but his policy was overruled by the Duke of Argyll, then Secretary of State for India.
He was private secretary to several British officials and became a Liberal member of Parliament for Falmouth and Penryn (1857–66).
Offenders will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. By 1917, the steam-driven electric generating plant of the Acadia Electric Light Company in Wolfville was 26 years old. The name of the company will not be changed nor will the company's primary operations.
Its maximum output was 55 kilowatts, the service operated only seven hours out of twenty-four, and, according to an ancient townsman (who was interviewed by Harry Bruce in the mid-1970s) "You could hardly see the light bulbs even when you turned them on," — translation: the voltage was well below the proper level which meant that the generating plant was overloaded, or the distribution circuits were inadequate, or both. Bangor Hydro will continue to deliver power, which many customers are buying through the utility under state-established standard offer service.
Northbrook then entered upon a political career, and was successively private secretary to Henry Labouchere, Sir George Grey, and Sir Charles Wood.
In 1847 he served on the committee of the British Relief Association.
Gladstone appointed him Viceroy of India 1872-1876.
His major accomplishments came as an energetic reformer who was dedicated to upgrading the quality of government in the British Raj.
He was a junior lord of the Admiralty (1857–58) and undersecretary for , he abolished most export duties and reduced import duties.
During a famine in Bengal in 1874 he sanctioned the construction of the Sone Canal and North Bengal railway as relief works.
This list is known to be incomplete (I'm working on it). Source: PUB Annual Report 1912-13 On 14 June 1922, the Digby EL Co. — Nova Scotia Power Commission Annual Report 1966, page 12 Eastern Utilities Limited was a holding company (it owned shares of other companies), not an operating utility company – it did not own any generating plants or transmission lines or any other equipment used in the production and/or distribution of electric power, it did not deliver electricity to anyone, and it did not send bills to electric power consumers. May 1940: Eastern Utilities Limited is an investment holding Company which owns all the issued shares of Canada Electric Company Limited; The Eastern Electric and Development Company Limited; and with the exception of 33 shares, all of the 11,254 shares (par value 0) of the Moncton Electricity and Gas Company Limited; also the majority of common (voting) shares of Maritime Coal, Railway and Power Company Limited; and all the issued shares of Joggins Coal Company Limited. Bangor's proceeds before brokerage fees would be nearly .6 million.
Where it appears below, "NSL" refers to the Nova Scotia Legislature. received official approval from the PUB to sell the whole of its undertaking to the Town of Digby. By Order In Council dated 9 June 1931, the name of the Sydney Mines Electric Co. Eastern Utilities Limited was incorporated in Prince Edward Island; it is included in this history of Nova Scotia electric companies because it owned companies in the electric power business in Nova Scotia — Canada Electric Co. The Managing Director of Eastern Utilities Limited is J. Other major warrant holders include the Mount Desert Island region at 8 percent, Waterville at 7 percent, and Brewer and the Midcoast sewer and water district at about 5 percent each.
He began large scale famine relief, reduced taxes, and overcame bureaucratic obstacles in an effort to reduce both starvation and widespread social unrest.