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WATERWORKS LITIGATION.

Issue 24 and Volume 39.

WATERWORKS LITIGATION. KENOSHA, WIS., A Kenosha correspondent writes that the Allen dam, whose existence has for three years proved a source of trouble by obstructing the free flow of the waters of the Kenosha river, is to be removed by its owners. The attention of the Circuit court was drawn to the obstruction, and the damage to adjoining property, which has arisen from it. The court has taken the matter under advisement; meanwhile, however, the Allen company managers and attorneys have admitted that the dam must come out, and that the company never had any right to maintain the dam, wdrich was built a little over three years ago to furnish better water to the big tannery. The work was accomplished before people had time to make a protest to the common council; hut, as soon as the dam was completed, the complaint was made. As the aldermen, however, took…

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