Leadership

THE LOS ANGELES AQUEDUCT SEIZURE—WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Issue 25 and Volume 76.

THE LOS ANGELES AQUEDUCT SEIZURE—WHAT REALLY HAPPENED Official Account of the Events Loading Up to the Occurrence-Letters Show There Was No Justification for the Mob’s Action THE events centering around the seizure of the Los Angeles, Cal., 250-mile water supply aqueduct by a mob composed, it is claimed, of disgruntled farmer residents of the Owens Valley section, have had such wide publicity and so much of a misleading character has been published in connection with this remarkable event, that a clear explanation from the Los Angeles water works authorities will be of considerable interest. The letters which follow, furnished through the courtesy of Don J. Kinsey, director of publicity of the Los Angeles department of public works, furnish a very clear and interesting perspective of the regrettable occurrence and give a very different slant to the accounts that have appeared heretofore. The history of the Los Angeles aqueduct is a…

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