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Waterworks Litigation.

Issue 9 and Volume 47.

Waterworks Litigation. Wilkesbarre, Pa., will commence suit against the Spring Brook Water Company, of that city, to compel them to furnish an adequate supply. The suit is the outcome of the unsatisfactory supply of water last summer and fall. Edwards & Lawrence vs. the city of Cheyenne, Wyo., is the title of a suit for an injunction which has been filed in the state supreme court, and in which the plaintiffs seek to restrain the city from erecting the Crystal Lake reservoir of the new waterworks system on land formerly owned by them and condemned in the district court by the city. The former owners object to the amount of the award made by the lower court. The city of Arkadelphia, Ark., has brought action against the Wilson Water and Electric Co., of that city, on a petition for an injunction to restrain the defendant company from shutting off the…

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