Gen. No. 68-53.

108 Ill. App.2d 65 (1969)

247 N.E.2d 188

Forest Preserve District of Du Page County, Illinois, a Body Corporate and Politic, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Harris Trust and Savings Bank, a Corporation of Illinois, as Trustee Under Trust Agreement Dated May 15, 1963, and Known as Trust No. 31117, Beneficiaries of Said Trust Agreement No. 31117, Ruth Anderson and Stuart J. Anderson, Her Husband, the Federal Land Bank of St. Louis, John Vedock and Spouse, Charles Miller, and Unknown Owners, Defendants-Appellees.

Appellate Court of Illinois — Second District.

Rehearing denied May 19, 1969.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nadelhoffer, Hennessy & Dommermuth, of Naperville, and Corrigan, Mackay, Quetsch & O'Reilly, of Wheaton, for appellant.

Solomon Jesmer, of Chicago, and Morrison and Nemanich, of Waukegan, for appellees.

MR. JUSTICE DAVIS delivered the opinion of the court.

This is an eminent domain proceeding brought by the Forest Preserve District of Du Page County, to acquire a 218 1/2-acre farm located in Lisle Township, for forest preserve purposes. The jury returned a verdict of $760,000 as compensation for the land taken. The trial court entered judgment on the verdict, and the plaintiff appealed.

The plaintiff contends...

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