78. Statutory Construction
 
    1. "'In construing a grant of power (eminent domain) to a private corporation the power must be given in plain language or by necessary implication. Whatever is doubtful is against the corporation.'" V. & T.R.R. Co. v. Lynch, 13 Nev. 92, 99, (1878) (#11)
 
    2. "'(W)here the right of eminent domain is granted for a particular purpose, then the statute must be given a liberal construction in furtherance of such purpose.'"  Standard Slag Co. v. Court, 62 Nev. 113, 117, 143 P.2d 467 (1943) (#19)