Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 18

Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...and allowed, especially when this statutory rule is invoked by the landowner. Appeal from the District Court of El Paso County. THIS proceeding was instituted by appellee to condemn a right of way across the land of appellant, for a ditch to convey water for certain purposes. A hearing was had before a jury in pursuance of the pro visions of the eminent domain act, and they found: First. That it was and is necessary for petitioner herein to take and appropriate the lands of defendant described in the petition herein for the purpose of furnishing petitioner with power to run an electric plant to generate electricity for the purpose of lighting the town and buildings of Manitou with electric light. Second. That it was and is necessary for petitioner herein to take and appropriate the lands of defendant described in the petition for purposes of irrigating the lands of petitioner lying under said ditch described in the petition; and assessed the actual value of the land taken at $12.50.-_ Decree was entered accordingly. Defendant below brings the case here for review. Mr. A. B. MCKINLEY, for appellant. Messrs. CoLBURN & DUDLEY, for appellee. Ma. J USTICE GODDARD delivered the opinion of the court. The questions presented by the record are: First. Has the petitioner a right to condemn a right of way over the lands of the defendant for the purpose of carrying water to furnish power to operate an electric light plant? Second. Has he a right to have a ditch across said land for irrigation purposes for his own use, under the facts shown? The first proposition depends upon the effect to be given to the following constitutional provisions: " That private property shall not be taken for private use unless by consent of the owner, except for...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236941608
  • 9781236941602