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Elmore & Doris Meitzler vs Niles, Michigan - over the sewer line - Sept 1970
s officers name United the Niles Can Repair Sewer Line The City of Niles Monday a restraining order permitting it to Ko onto private land in city to repair a leaking sewer that the city claims is polluting Silverbrook creek and the SI. Joseph river. The ardor, signed by Julian Hughes, Berrien circuit judge permits the city to enter property property owned by Mr. and Mrs Blmore G. Meilzlcr to effect repairs. The Meitzlers own lot? 1 through 3 and part of 4 Brown's addition to the City 01 Niles. The city's suit, filed by Cily Atty. John Rigby, claimÂ« the -persons Michigan's to Gti- city last February set out to repair an impending rupture the sewer line but was told (he Mcilzterc to stay off. On Aug. 13 the sewer line broke, leaking raw sewage into Silverbrook Silverbrook creek, and now the Mcitzlcrs are "fearful ot placing placing their rights in jeopardy should permission be granted plaintiff to enter and repair sewer line," the city claims. While .signing the ex parte restraining order Judge Hughes .set Oct. 26 at 9:30 a.m. for hearing on thÂ« Issue.