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Milling Co. Sued For $20,000

Milling Co. Sued For $20,000 image
Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
August
Year
1902
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

S. W. Clarkson aud C. E. Hiscock yésterctay brought suit for damages against the Michigan Milling Co. for $20,000. They also flled petition for au injunction restraining the Milling Co. from interfering ■with the water rights claimed by them. The claimauts declare themselves to be the owners of property known as the Ann Arbor Agricultural Works, and claim to be equal tenants in common with the Milling Co. of the dam at the head of the niill race and all land overflowed by means of the dam. They claim to have had these water rights since 1S3S. They concede the right of the Milling Oo. to use sufficient water to run six sets of stones or nine horse power and claim that for a long time past the Milling Co. have been psing 300 horse power and have wrongfully been depriving the complamants of their just water rights. It is alleged that the Milling Co. have opened the flush gates at the dam and bavé .illowt'il the water to go to waste, thus damaging greatly the business of the Agricultural Works.