Reports Of Cases Decided In The Appellate Courts Of The State Of Illinois (volume 29)

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1892 Excerpt: ... City of Champaign v. Forrester. mandamus under the decisions, and unless he does so he is not entitled to the writ, and the court will consider the question whether or not there are other and better remedies open to him. Conger, J. This was a petition for a writ of mandamus to compel appellees to remove an obstruction placed across a highway. A demurrer was sustained to the petition and it was dismissed. It is averred in the petition that some one had built a stake and rider fence across a public highway that had been opened and in use for more than twenty years, and that as petitioner was informed and believed, such fence had been placed there by the permission of appellees. Under such circumstances the relator had a remedy complete and effective either by virtue of Sees. 221 and 222, Chap. 38, where a fine of $100 is provided and the nuisance shall be abated by the sheriff, or the ordinary penalty provided for obstructing highways to be found in road and bridge act. Corns., etc., v. The People, etc., 73 111. 203. The judgment of the Circuit Court will be affirmed. Judgment affirmed. City Of Champaign v. Ursula Forrester. Municipal Corpora/ions--Nuisance--Improper Use of Sewer--Ordinance--Resolution--Evidence--Instructions. 1. In an action against a municipal corporation to recover daiiiacres caused by the improper use of a sewer having its outlet through a ditch in tbe street in front of the plaintiff's premises, it is held: That the court below properly admitted a certified copy of a resolution of the city council authorizing such use in violation of an ordinance, as evidence to show that the city knowingly permitted and assented to such violation of the ordinance; that the defendant is liable for permitting and authorizing such imVol. 29.J City of Champ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1892 Excerpt: ... City of Champaign v. Forrester. mandamus under the decisions, and unless he does so he is not entitled to the writ, and the cour...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217275982

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