No. 73-2104.

514 F.2d 627 (1975)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. 416.81 ACRES OF LAND, etc., and Mercantile National Bank of Indiana, as Trustee, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 22, 1975.

Rehearing Denied July 23, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Wayland B. Cedarquist, Chicago, Ill., Owen W. Crumpacker, Hammond, Ind., Malcolm E. Anderson, Chesterton, Ind., for defendants-appellants.

John R. Wilks, U. S. Atty., Fort Wayne, Ind., Richard Kieser, Asst. U. S. Atty., South Bend, Ind. and Wallace H. Johnson, Asst. Atty. Gen., Robert L. Klarquist, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before CLARK, Associate Justice, CUMMINGS and TONE, Circuit Judges.

Mr. Justice CLARK.

The landowner in this condemnation proceeding1 appeals from a jury verdict awarding $174,660.00 for Tract No. 02-126, consisting of 84.2 acres of undeveloped land near Lake Michigan, taken by the Government for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.2 Appellant complains that the jury award was grossly inadequate and attacks numerous rulings of the trial judge as prejudicial or erroneous. We...

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