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Wyomissing Water Case.

Issue 2 and Volume 44.

Wyomissing Water Case. A Reading, Pa., dispatch states that the Sinking Spring Water company filed an answer to a bill in Equity filed by Catherine Gring to restrain the defendant from appropriating water from Mrs. Gring’s premises to supply Wyomissing. Mrs. Gring contends that, when a settlement of damages was formally made, the firm was restricted to use water for Sinking Spring alone. The defendant asks for the dismissal of the bill and sets forth further, that it admits having extended its lines to a portion of Spring township as far as Wyomissing, but states that “Wyomissing was incorporated out of a portion of Spring township on July 2, 1906. On July 2, 1907, the Wyomissing Spring Water company leased its plant and franchises to us by lease recorded in miscellaneous book No. 66, page 1, for 999 years, from July 1, 1907, in pursuance whereof we have been operating…

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