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Required to give off a street from Sem'y grounds. 110 evergreens to be moved & hedge also. Suit ensued. the question as to value was up & an old farmer having been called upon to give an estimate said it would be worth about as much as other farm land, but with all that "truck" on it, did not "think it worth much of anything."