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holding company. 6. To whether >-r not Sinclair had made any loans or gifts to Fall. Suit Against Drainage District Postponed QUINCY, 111., March 8, (XP)—Tha preliminary hearing In, tho Injunction suit of Joseph P. Kerr ot Brown County, against the Chicago Drainage District, -which was to have been held In Mount Sterling Thursday, has bean postponed until next Tuesday. Judgo Fred O. Wolfe of this city, who la to preside received requests from counsel on both sides, asking for the continuance, which he granted by telephone. Kerr Is asking for an Injunction restraining the Chicago Drainage District from emptying the'waters of the Chicago and DCS Plalnes Rivers Into the Illinois Hh-er, charging that It has raised the bed of the latter by five feet, and alloglnsr further that the authority granted the Chicago district by the Illinois legislature was void, the United States Supreme Court having decided In 1925 that it had no power to grant such a right. The preliminary motion filed by the Chicago Drainage District raises the, question of jurisdiction of the Brown County; Circuit Court in this case and will be passed upon before going into the matter of the Injunction sought. a

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 08 Mar 1927, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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