Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
For the appellants there were joint briefs by Falkenberg & Sazama of Cadott for the town of Lafayette and Thornton & Black of Eau Claire for the town of Hallie, and oral argument by Russell R. Falkenberg and John Thornton.
For the respondent there was a brief and oral argument by B. James Colbert, Chippewa Falls city attorney.
Supreme Court of Wisconsin.
The plaintiff-towns contend that the annexation ordinance is invalid for two reasons: (1) The majority of the qualified electors residing in the annexed area did not sign the petition as required for direct annexation by sec. 66.021 (2) (a), Stats.; and (2) the annexation was contrary to the rule of reason.
The plaintiffs argue that the trial court erred in concluding that a majority of the electors...
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