The Irrigation Age Volume 33, Nos. 1-9

The Irrigation Age Volume 33, Nos. 1-9

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Company and others in the federal court before Judge Tilman D. Johnson at Salt Lake. It was expected that the trial would be completed early in March. This session was occupied by arguments by the defense, represented by former United States Senator George Sutherland. W. /V. Ray, United States district attorney, and Ethelbert Ward of Denver, special assistant to the United States attorney general, was scheduled to reply. The matter involved is the diverging claims of white settlers and Indian wards of the government to waters of the former Indian reservation in the Uintah basin. The white settlers are anxious to develop the lands but their claims to the water are contested by the government, which alleges that the waters belong to the Indians and that at least as much must be reserved as necessary or even likely to become necessary for the development of the lands owned by the Indians. VVhite settlers contend that under a long-accepted rule, title to the wacrs of the state belong to the state. i CORRESPONDENC Mr. D. H. Anderson. Editor, THE IRRIGATION AGE, Salt Lake City, Utah. Dear Mr. Anderson: I congratulate you on your exercise of excellent judgment in transferring the publication of The Irrigation Age to Salt Lake, Utah. I have long been a believer in the principle that goods should be manufactured as near as practicable to the consumer, other things being equal. I therefore think it much more appropriate for you to irrigate the arid West with your literature from Salt Lake--which is the center of the irrigation of our American continent---than from Chicago, far from the vicinity where irrigation is practiced. The people of Salt Lake and the state of Utah, moreover, have always been hearty supporters of the irrigation enterprise and...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236790561
  • 9781236790569