We're confronted with an unusual problem, Mr. Autry. While our population has almost doubled in population in the past five years our water supply has been steadily diminishing. The wells we've depended on would be inadequate under any circumstances, but now they're drying up. Mesa City must have additional water immediately, at any cost.
Well, assuming that the ranchers accept your proposition, what about the Indians? They have rights, too.
Well, they'll be given other land, comparable in ...