(220 ILCS 55/3)
(from Ch. 134, par. 3)
When it shall be necessary, for the construction, alteration or
repair of any line of telegraph, to take or damage any property, the same
may be done and the compensation therefor ascertained and made in the
manner which may be at that time provided by law for the exercise of the
right of eminent domain.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 1052