Leadership

THE KANSAS-COLORADO WATER SUIT.

Issue 8 and Volume 34.

THE KANSAS-COLORADO WATER SUIT. In the case of the Kansas-Colorado suit over water rights, it is rumored that the Kansas State attorneys have included in their amended complaint scores of the largest ditch companies in Colorado, and has appropriated a large sum to fight the case. Colorado, on the other hand, seems to be almost half-hearted in the matter, and acts as if she thought she had a losing case on hand. It is feared by one of its United States senators, that the trend of the United States Supreme court is against the State’s contention, especially since that court overruled the Colorado’s demurrer and ordered the State to answer. The Supreme court, in the case of New Mexico and the waters of the Rio Grande river, which case was analogous to the one in question, gave an opinion or ruling which would seem to indicate very clearly that the…

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