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ABSTRACTS, CASES IN FULL AND NOTES OF CASES.
[Cases abstracted are indicated by A.;
Cases in full, by Full; Current Topics, by C. T.·
of Cases, by N. C.]
See Deed; Limitations.
ADMINISTRATION. On estate of living person.
Plume v. Howard Savings Institution (N. J.), N. C.. 502
See Conflict of Laws.
ADMINISTRATOR. Letters issued in another
State; authority. McAnulty v. McClay (Neb. S. C.),
ADMIRALTY. See Ship and Shipping.
ADVERSE POSSESSION. Payment of taxes.
Lund v. Brown (Penn. S. C.), Ab...
AGENCY. Commissions, when not entitled to.
Blodgett v. Sioux City & St. P. R. Co. (Iowa S. C.),
Contract; members of club. Lewis v. Tilton (Iowa
S. C.), Ab.
Concealed; responsibility of principal; ratification.
Pope v. Meadow Spring Distilling Co. (U. S. C. C.,
Undisclosed principal; limitations. Knapp v. Simon
(N. Y. App.), Ab...
Restriction on authority; sale; vendor without title.
Sacalaris v. Eureka & P. R Co. (Nev. S. C.), Ab. 117
Declarations to prove authority to release debt.
Wheeler & Wilson Co. v. Crossland (Tex. App.),
Evidence; contract; Quantum meruit; want of pri-
ority. Creighton v. Boudinot (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
Factor; lien for advances; when does not exist. Mc-
Graft v. Rugee (Wis. S. C.), Ab
Implied powers; conversion; fixtures. Scudder v.
Anderson (Mich. S. C.), Ab
Implied authority; ratification; recourse to agent;
demand. Alexander v. Jones (Iowa S. C.), Ab.. 419
To sell, cannot dedicate; street; vacating; title reverts
to original owner. Wirt v. McEnery (U. S. C. C., Ill.),
Power to sell, not to pledge. Jonmenjoy Coondoo v.
Watson (Jud. Com. Priv. Coun.), Ab..
Agent's authority to receive payment. Chambers v.
Short (Mo. S. C.), Ab...
Hirskfield v. Waldron (Mich. S. C.), Ab.
Notice to principal. Merriam v. Calhoun (Neb. S. C.),
Purchase of wheat; liability of agent Lake City
Flouring Mill Co. v. McVean (Minn. S. C.), Ab.
Purchase from agent; set-off against principal. Berns-
house v. Abbott (N. J. E. & App.), Full
See Bank Broker; Gaming; Municipal Corporation.
ALLUVION. Title by; boundary; ambiguity in grant.
Camden & Atlantic Land Co. v. Lippincott (N. J. S.
ANIMALS Trespassing on railroad; company not
liable for injury. Van Horn v. Burlington, etc., R.
Co. (Iowa S. C.), Ab...
Damages by trespassing; fence; negligence. Scott v.
Grover (V. S. C.), Ab.
ARBITRATION AND AWARD. Duty of arbi-
ter: effect of award; uncertainty. Connor v. Simp-
son (Penn. S. C.), Ab...
Exemption from liability; attorney; liable for suborn-
ing witness; judgment; collateral attack. Hoosack
Tunnel Dock Co. v. O'Brien (Mass. S. J. C.), Ab 497
ARBITRATION AND AWARD-Continued. Page.
Ex parte evidence; all must meet; majority may de-
cide. Wood v. Helme (R. I. S. C.), Ab.......
Invalid; promise to perform; ratification.
Poppleton (Oregon S. C.), Ab...
ASSIGNMENT. Partial; municipal corporation;
claiming through. Schroeder's Appeal (Penn. S. C.),
ASSIGNMENT FOR CREDITORS. Authority
to sell on credit. Badenach v. Slater (S. C. of Can-
ada), N. C...
Impeaching: burden of proof of. Estes v. Spain (U.
8. D. C., Miss.), Ab...
Inventory part of; providing for release of assignor.
Keating v. Vaughan (Tex. S. C.), Ab..
Partnership; title of; assignee; release.
Lockwood (N. Y. App.), Ab.
Reserving interest to assignor; void.
McGehee (U. S. C. C., Tex.), Ab.
Unliquidated claim for damages not "debt "provable
against assignee. Talcott v. Hazard (N. Ŷ. C. P.,
Gen. Term), Full
ATTACHMENT. Custodia legis; property taken
from prisoner not subject to. Com. Exch. Bank v.
McLeod (Iowa S. C.), Ab.
Omission of name of partner; levy not vitiated. Hen-
derson v. Stetter (Kans. S. C.), Áb
Seizure of safe; liability of officer. Simpson v. Vors
(Kans. S. C.), Ab....
Title of sheriff under; transfer before levy. Anthony
v. Wood (N. Y. App.), Ab
BAILMENT. Warehouseman; commingling his grain;
negligence. Rice v. Nixon (Ind. S. C.), Full....
BANK. Affidavit by cashier. Parkhurst v. Citizens'
Nat. Bank of Baltimore (Md. S. C.), Ab...
Paper deposited for collection and credit; rights of de-
positor and banker. Ayres v. Farmers and Mechan-
ics' Bank (Me. S. C.), Ab.....
Money deposited in; title; officers superseded. Car-
man v. Franklin Bank (Md. App.), Ab.
Savings; deposit in name of another. Davis v. Lena-
wee County Savings Bank (Mich. S. C.), N. C
Officers selling safe: when bank not bound by. Asher
v. Sutton (Kang. S. C.), Ab......
Receiver; set-off by depositor. Williams v. Trapha-
gen (N. J. Ch.). Ab
Discharge of indorser; parol evidence as to liability.
Commercial Nat. Bank v. Henninger (Penn. S. C.),
See Fraud, Garnishment.
ATTORNEY. Collecting money; summary power
of court. Baldwin v. Foss (Neb. S. C.), Ab.....
See Arbitration and Award; Contract; Corporation.
ATTORNEY'S LIEN Middlesex Freeholders v.
State Bank (N. J. Ch.), Full....
See Gift; Trust.
BANKRUPTCY. Discharge; action by bankrupt
after. Lafountain v. Savings Bank (Vt. S. C.), Full. 346
;"fiduciary capacity." Hennequin v. Clews (U. S.
S. C.), Full..
new promise to pay; consideration. Bolton v.
King (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
Fraudulent conveyances; judgment priorities;
signee. Matter of Lowe (U. S. D. C., Ind.), Ab
Payment of debts; equitable assets; trust fund; lex
rei sitæ. Spindle v. Shreve (U. S S. C.), Ab
Sale free from incumbrances: rights of lien holders.
Factors and Traders' Ins. Co. v. Murphy (U. S. S. C.),
CARRIER. Baggage; loss. Chicago, etc., R. R. Co.
v. Conklin (Kans. S. C.), Ab
Union Pac. R. Co. v.
Bill of lading; restricting liability; negligence. The
Saratoga (U. S. D. C., N. Y.), Ab....
Connecting; loss by fire, negligence. Denning v. Nor-
folk (U. S. C. C., Penn ), Ab.......
Duty of shipper; negligence.
Harwood (Kans. S. C.), Ab.
Railway company; cars of another company hauled
over its line. Peoria & Pekin Union R. Co. v. Chi-
cago, R. I., etc., R. Co (Ill. S. C.), Ab.....
Restricted liability; negligence; onus on party alleg-
ing. Kiff v. Atchison, etc., R. Co. (Kans. S. C.),
--; duty as to providing transportation. Dawson
v. Chicago & Alton R. Co. (Mo. S. C.), Ab..........
See Damages; Negligence; Railroad.
CHATTEL MORTGAGE. Reserving right to
sell. Wells v. Laughlin (C. C. Ia.), Full....
Benedict v. Renfro (S. C., Ala.), Full
Not given to secure debt; invalid. Tarbell v. Jones
(Vt., S. C.), Ab................
Sufficient description. Griffith v. Wheeler (Kans. S.
CITIZENSHIP. Of a person born in the United
States of Chinese parents. In the Matter of Look
Tin Sing (U. S. C. C., Cal.), Full .
CIVIL DAMAGE ACT. Exemplary damages.
Rawlins v. Vidvard (N. Y. S. C.), Full
Legal dependency essential. Good v. Towns (S. C.
Liability for resulting injury; damages. Neu v. Mc-
Kechnie (N Y. App.), Full
CONFISCATION. Proceedings; rights of assignee.
Phoenix Bank v. Risley (U. S. S. C.), Full....
CONFLICT OF LAWS. Administration; insurance
Policy; where assets; letters evidence of authority.
v. Woodworth S. S. C.),
Assignment for benefit of creditors; title to personal
property Warner v. Joffrey (N. Y. App.), Ab.... 412
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. Assessment for side-
walks. Barnes v. Dyer (S. C., Vt.), Full.
"Due process of law;" Legislature may change remedy.
Hein v. Davidson (N. Y. App.), Ab..
Eminent domain; private use. Matter of Eureka
Basin, etc., Co. (N. Y. App.), Ab.....
--; diminution of water power not a "taking;" con-
sequential damage; land's damaged outside of State.
Holyoke Water-Power Co. v. Coun. River Co. (U. S.
C. C. Conn.), Ab.
Fees of officer; cannot increase or diminish. Apple v.
County of Crawford (Penn. S. C.), Ab...
General and special law; assessment under invalid law.
Brown v. City of Denver (Col. S. C.), Ab.....
Impairing contract; county bonds; changing place of
payment. Dillingham v. Hook (Kans. S. C.), Ab. 516
Inter-State commerce; powers of Congress. Hardy v.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. Co. (Kans. S. C.),
Restraint of trade; tenement house cigar bill. Matter
of Jacobs (N. Y. S. C.), N. C..
'Special or local;' taxation; jurisdiction; national
courts; foreign corporations. Dundee, etc.. Invest-
ment Co. v. School Dist. No. 1 (U. S. C. C., Oregon),
Lotteries. Kohn v. Koehler (N. Y. App.), Full...
Power of Legislature; title of act. Grover v. Trustees
of Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (N. J. S.
Public officer; changing salary; prospective statute.
Harvey v. Comm'rs of Rush County (Kans. S. C.), Ab. 453
Reading Bible in public schools. Moore v. Monroe (Ia.
S. C.), N. C.
Taxation in aid of private enterprises. Cole v. City of
La Grange (U. S. C. C., Mo.), Ab..
Telegraph; inter-State commerce: penalty Western
Union Telegraph Co. v. Pendleton (U. S. C. C., Ind.),
CONTEMPT. Court may revoke. Hendry v. Fitz-
patrick (C. C., Dist. Mass.), Full...
United States Court; punishment. Mallory Manuf. Co.
V. Fox (U. S. C. C., Ñ. Y.), Ab
CONTRACT. Attorney examining title; want of
privity; no liability to third person for uegligence.
Dundee, etc., Investment Co. v. Hnghes (U.S. C. C.,
Consideration; evidence to explain. Matter of Barn-
staple Second Annuity Soc. (Q. B. Div.), Ab...
Entire; splitting causes of action; judgment for part;
bar. Alcott v. Hugus (Penn. S. C.), Ab.....
Estoppel; whether principal or agent; adequate
remedy at law. White v. Boyce (U. S. C. C., N. Y.).
Executory; not bargain and sale.
(N. J. S. C.), Ab...
Futures; option; agent; intent; legality presumed;
evidence; burden of proof. Kirkpatrick v. Adams
(U. S. C C., Tenn.), Ab..
Brock v. O'Donnell
-; lex loci contractus. Flagg v. Baldwin (N. J. E. &
App.), Full ...
Illegal; public policy. Gould v. Kendall (Neb. S. C.),
Parent and child; services rendered; provisions in will.
Cowell v. Roberts (Mo. S. C.), Ab
Payment of money to third party. Sailer v. Barnbusky
(Wis. S. C.), Ab
Rescission; mistake; grantee discharged from pay-
ment of covenant to pay mortgage. Crowe v. Lewin
(U. S. App.), Ab
Sale "on trial;" acceptance. Cole v. Homer Cone
Coun. (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Specific performance; mistake; reformation. Popp-
line v. Foley (Md. App.), Ab..
Specific performance; removal of cause; resident.
Crane v. Chicago, etc., R. Co. (U. S. C. C., Iowa),
-- statute of frauds; uncertainty in terms; agent
selling to self. Fry v. Platt (Kans. S. C.), Ab.
Support; implied condition; practice; code, § 1207.
Cornell v. Cornell (N. Y. App), Ab
Want of mutuality; railway injury; physician's ser-
vices; agency. Michigan Col. of Medicine v. Charles-
worth (Mich. S. C.), Ab...
When not binding until reduced to writing. McMackin
v. Timmins (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
See Constitutional Law.
CONVERSION. Evidence; receiving in good faith;
when agent liable. Singer Manuf. Co. v. King (R. I.
S. C.), Ab.
(Mo. S. C.), Ab...
Benevolent; suspension of member; notice. Karcher
v. Supreme Lodge Knights of Honor (Mass. S. Jud.
Capital stock; assessments. Hale v. Sanborn (Neb. S.
Costs of formation; when not liable to attorney. Mat-
ter of Rotherham Alum and Chemical Co. (Eng.
Dissolution; appointing receiver. Dewey v. St. Albans
Trust Co. (S. C., Vt.), Full..
- act 1874, chapter 324; refusing to make reports.
People v. Mut. Trust Co. (N Y. App.), Ab...
Fraudulent transfer of stock; new certificate issued.
Crocker v. Old Colony R. Co. (Mass. S. J. C.), Ab..
Insolvent; liability of stockholders. Bonwitz v. Van
Wert Co. Bank (Ohio S. C. Com.), Ab...
Manufacturing; penalty; act of 1848; action does not
survive. Stokes v. Stickney (N. Y. App.), Ab
Notice to stockholders; not to corporation. Davis
Imp. Wrought Iron W. W. Co. v. Davis Wrought
Iron W. Co. U. S. C. C., N. Y.), Ab...............
Officers selling stock below par; fraud on stockhold-
ers. Oliphant v. Woodbury Coal Mining Co. (lowa
S. C.), Ab.
Power of State to amend charter; accepting altera-
tion; increasing number of directors; duty of.
Mower v. Staples (Minn. S. C.), Ab..
Right to mortgage corporate franchise. Memphis &
L. R. Co. v. Dow (U S. C. C.), Full.
Secretary: forged certificate of stock; estoppel; liable
to transferee. Shaw v. Port Phillips Co., Limited
(Q. B. Div. Eng.), Ab......
Stockholders' liability; set-off. Jerman v. Benton
(Mo. S. C.), Ab..
Transfer of stock; by-laws; remedies; demand that
transfer be made; attachment. Robinson v. Na-
tional Bank of New Berne (N. Y. App.), Ab.....
Trustees of railroad; right to appeal; excessive allow-
ance. Williams v. Morgan (U. S. S. C.), Ab....
CORPORATE STOCK. Execution sale; rights
of purchaser. Beckwith v. Burrough (R. I. S. C.),
Conspiracy; evidence of combination. Strout v. Pack-
ard (76 Me. 148), N. C...
CORRECTION. Typographical errata...
CORRESPONDENCE. In relation to adoption of
Election; putting prosecutor to; distinct offense
charged; discretion of court. State v. Crimmings
(Kans. 8. C.), Ab
COSTS Dismissal of suit; discretion. Allen v. Lewis
(Ala. S. C.), Ab.
Extra allowance; on interest. Bord v. N. Y. Cent.,
etc., R. Co. (N. Y. S. C.), N. C.............
COUNTY. Claim against; accepting part, no suit for
balance. Brick v. County of Plymouth (Iowa S. C.),
COVENANT. Against incumbrances; damages for
breach. Ward v. Ashbrook (Mo. S. C.), Ab.
Liability of covenantor; successive grantors. Jones
v. Whitsell (Mo. S. C ), Ab...
Pleading; mining specific amount of ore; non-exist-
ence of ore. Wharton v. Stoutenburgh (N. J. E. &
Renewal; construction. Swinburne v. Milburn (Eng.
To advance money to take up coupons; railroad lease.
Stewart v. Hoyt (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
To pay interest survives; limitation; power of sale in
executors. Hunt's Appeal (Penn. S. C.), Ab........ 116
See Easement; Mortgage.
CREDITOR'S BILL. Judgment must be first ob-
tained; return of execution. Ginn v. Brown (R. I.
S. C.), Ab...
Accessory; record of convic-
tion; remarks of prosecuting officer; when not
error. State v. Mosley (S. C., Kans.), Ab.
Appeal; a fugitive not entitled to be heard. People
v. Tremayne (S. C., Utah), Ab.
Arson; conviction for lesser offense; presumption as
to charge of court; motion in arrest. State v.
Thornton (Vt. S. C.), Ab...
Assault; pistol; willful or accidental; evidence; doli
capax. (R. I. S. C.), Ab.
Attempt; locus penitentiæ. State v. Hayes (Mo. S. C.
Bastardy; evidence; non-access; presumption. Mink
v. State (S. C. Wis.), Ab..
Black-mailing; evidence of joke. Morris v. State (95
Ind. 73), N. Ć..
Breach of peace; boxing-match. State v. Burnham (56
Vt. 445), N. C..
-exemption is personal privilege. State v. O'Brien
(R. I. S. C.), Ab...
Nuisance; indecent occupation of premises. Farrell
V. Cook (Neb. S. C.), N. C
Raising spirits. Commonwealth v. Keeper of County
Prison (Penn. Qr. Sess.), N. C...
Rape; consent; fraud; surgical operation. Pomeroy
V State (94 Ind. 96), N. C
statements: res gestæ; medical expert.
Brown (Mich. S. C.), Ab
Receiving stolen goods, guilty knowledge;
Regina v. Mallory (Cr. Cas. Res.), Ab..
Fact; evidence; possession of stolen goods. Reg v.
Carter (Cr. Cas. Res.), Ab
False pretenses; as to value of stock. People y. Jor-
dan (Cal. S. C.), N. C
Flight; presumption of guilt arising from. State v.
King (Mo. S. Ĉ.), Ab..
Forgery; bill of exchange; "current funds;' un-
stamped, no defense. Laird v. State (Md. S. Č.), Ab 239
Indictment; defective; arrest; affidavit to obtain. Peo-
ple v. Heffron (Mich. S. C.), Ab
; interest or sickness of grand jurors. State v.
Brainard (56 Vt. 532). N. C.
; pleadings matters of law; surplusage. United
States v. Goodwin (U. S. C. C., N. H.), Ab..
Intent; knowledge; charge erroneous. Hess v. State
(N. J. S. C.), Ab
Intoxicating liquors; irregular sale. State v. White
(Kans. S. C ), Ab
Juror; disqualification; new trial; view; waiver. State
v. Congdon (R. I. S. Č.), Ab.....
Larceny; presumption from possession. Territory v.
Casio (Arizona S. C.), Ab..
Liquors; tax not license; constitutional discrimination.
People v. Walling (Mich. S. C.), Ab...
Manslaughter; fight in street. State v. Fitzsimmons
(Iowa S. C.), Ab.
gross ignorance and recklessness of physician.
Commonwealth v. Franklin Pierce (Mass. S. C.), N.
Action against carrier for loss of archi-
tect's plans. Mather v. American Ex. Co. (Mass.
S. C.) N. C
Breach of contract. Furstenburg v. Fawsett (Md.
fraud and deceit; exception to charge. Cooper
v. Schlesinger (U. S. S. C.), Ab
; profits. Fairchild v. Rogers (Minn. S. C.), Ab... 479
; warranty. Wilson v. Reedy (Minn. S. C.), Ab.. 455
Contract; assuming to act as agent; improvements
made in good faith. Skaaraas v. Finnegan (Minn.
S. C.), Ab.....
Ejecting passenger; injury to feelings. Allen v. Cam-
den & Phila. Ferry Co. (N. J. Errors & App.), Ab. 470
Excessive; libel; malice. Pratt v. Pioneer Press Co.
(Minn. S. C.), Full.
Expense rendering injury light. Long v. Clapp (Neb.
S. C.), Ab.........
Future consequences; evidence of; experts compe-
tent. Strohm v. N. Y. Lake Erie, etc., R. Co. (N.
Y. App.), Ab....
Malpractice loss of service; mental anxiety. Stone
v. Evans (Minn. S. C.), Ab....
Penalty or liquidated damages. Cotton v. Bennett
(High Ct. of Just. Chan. Div.), Ab
Lansing v. Dodd (N. J. S. C.), Ab.
Proximate cause. Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis
Ry. Co. v. Staley (Ohio S. C.), Full
--; unfenced railway; injury to child. Hayes v. R.
Co. U. S. S. C.), Full...
Railroad accumulating surface water, Drake v. Chi-
cago, R. I. & P. R. Co. (S. C. Iowa), Full......
Sheriff; escape; judgment prima facie evidence. Shel-
don v. Upham (R. I. S. C.), Ab..
Slander; vindictive; personal representative. Shirk
v. Hobson (Iowa S. C.), Ab..
Trespass; unintentional. Hinman v. Heyerstadt
(Minn. S. C.). Ab....
See Animals; Assignment for Creditor; Civil Damage
Act: Constitutional Law; Covenant.
DEDICATION. See Boundary.
DEED. Blank grantee; title to growing crops. Chap-
man v. Veach (Kans. S. C.), Ab...
Bounded by highway; when grantee takes; discon-
tinuance of highway. Healey v. Babbitt (R. I. S.
Boundary; monuments; parol evidence; ejectment;
equitable defense; estoppel. Gillespie v. Sawyer
(Neb. S. C.), Ab...
Creditors foreclosing trust; devise on conditions; an-
nuity charge on land; lien; trustee as party defend-
ant; abatement of distributive share; allowances
for improvement. Canal Bank v. Hudson (U. S. S.
Of trust on personalty; void as against creditors.
Goddard v. Jones (Mo. S. C.), Ab...
Delivery; question of intent; presumption; evidence
to rebut. Jordan v. Davis (Ill. S. C.), Ab.
Defective acknowledgment; correction.
Gallivan (Mo. S. C.), Ab....
Warranty; correcting mistake. Zack v. Krall (Iowa
S. C.), Ab.
Grantee misnamed; reformation; evidence must be
clear. Courtright v. Courtright (Iowa S. C.), Ab.... 13
In effect; mortgage; waiver. Baldwin v. Davis (Iowa
S. C.), Ab...
Not allowed in case of
claim of over balancing set-off (N. C.)...
DOMICIL. Of student; what is. Sanders v. Getchell
(76 Me. 158), N. C...................
EASEMENT. Continuing rights; injunction, Bit-
ting's Appeal (Penn. S, C.), Ab...
Covenant not to build; injunction. Yeaton's Appeal
(Penn. S. C.), Ab...
Implied reservation; dedication to public. Stevenson
v. Chattanooga (U. S. C. C. Tenn.). Ab..
Obstructing right of way; forcibly removing. Lach-
man v. Barnett (Nev. S. C ), Ab.
ECCLESIASTICAL LAW. Decisions of church
conclusive; libel; constitutional law; publication
of libel. Landis v. Campbell (Mo. S. C.), Ab.
EJECTMENT. Adverse possession; estoppel; former
suit. Whitford v Crooks (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Injunction; limitations; laches. Michie v. Ellair
(Mich. S. C.), Ab...
Ouster; question of fact; burden of proof. Highston
v. Burdette (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Possession of defendant; trespass.
Ozark Land Co.
v. Leonard (U. S. C. C. Ark.), Ab.
Tenants in common; possession; mistake of recorder.
Weise v. Barker (Col. S. C.), Ab
Recover on own title; power of attorney; general
power for particular purpose; estoppel; after-ac-
quired title; joint tenants; partition; covenant in
deed. Rountree v. Davidson (Wisconsin S. C.), Ab.. 3
ELECTION. Evidence; ballots; tampering; burden
of proof. Coglan v. Beard (Cal. S. C.), Ab...
EMINENT DOMAIN. Excessive damages; pro-
ceeding to condemn right of way; presumption.
Peoria, etc. v. Barnum (Ill. S. C.), Ab.
Federal Government; coming into State Court. Mat-
ter of United States (N. Y.App' ), Ab.
Fee remains in owner; damages; opinion of witness.
Hollingsworth v. Des Moines, etc., R. Co. (Iowa S.
Motion to set aside report; impeaching report; affi-
davit of; commission. Marquette H. & O. R. Co. v.
Houghton (Mich. S. C.), Ab.
Railroad. South Chicago, etc., R. Co. v. Dix (Ill. S.
Rallway in street; abutting owner; damages.
Denver v. Bayer (Col. S. C.), Full
Statutes strictly construed; fee or easement.
of Water Comm'rs of Amsterdam (N. Y.
Trespass; injunction; compensation; laches. Western
Union Tel. Co. v. Judkins (Ala. S. C.), Ab....
See Constitutional Law.
EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE. "Eight hour
McCarthy v. Mayor, etc., of N. Y. (N. Y. C.
ESTOPPEL. Conviction by military commission;
suit to recover fine; cannot attack jurisdiction.
Carver v. United States (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
When judgment not; interest coupons; "two-thirds;'
constitution of; Mississippi. Supervisors of Carroll
Co. v. Smith (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
Lessee denying lessor's title; act of March 3, 1877;
commissioners' construction of law reviewable;
trustee. Rector v. Gibbon, et al. (U. S. S. C.), Ab.. 53
See Boundary; Contract.
EVIDENCE. Closing shop; damages; value exemp-
tion; trespass. Hammersmith v. Avery (Cal S. C.),
Declaration of agent; res gesta. Homan v. Boyce
(Neb. S. C.), Ab.
Expert; weight to be given. Atchison, etc., R. Co. v.
Thul (32 Kans. 255), N. C..
Intent; contract for future delivery. Brand v. Hen-
derson (Ill. S. C.), Ab
Opinion of non.expert as to pregnancy (N. Y. Supr.),
Parol to show what writing is; patent; rights of sev-
eral owners; specific performance; parties. Manu-
facturing Co. v. Wire Fence Co. (III. S. C.), Ab..........
Parol to show agency. Nutt v. Humphrey (Kans.
S. C.), Ab....
Contracting party cannot show, by warranty; breach;
offer to return. Rowell v. Olson (Minn. S. C.), Ab.. 478
Personal injury; condition of plaintiff. Wright v.
City of Fort Howard (Wis. S. C.), Full.
Photographs as. Chestnut Hill, etc., Turnpike Co. v.
Piper (Penn. S. C.), Ab.....
Pleadings as; exclusion when not error; reservation
in deed; parol, inadmissible. Hornbuckle v. Stafford
(U. S. S. C.), Ab..
Printed laws and original rolls; charter of a town;
exceptional case. Town of Pacific v. Seifert (Mo. S.
Responsive answer; ejectment; dividing claim. Loch-
er's Appeal (Penn. S. C.), Ab.
Terms of art; may be explained; latent ambiguity.
Smith v. Aiken (Ala. S. C.), Ab..
Treasury books; transcript. United States v. Bell (U.
S. S. C.), Ab...
See Agency; Assignment for Creditors; Boundary;
Criminal Law; Jurisdiction.
EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.
Liability for losses. Watkins v. Stewart (Va. S. C.),
Sale of personal property; distribution of proceeds;
lease; rent. Matter of Eldridge (Ia. S. C.), Ab..... 418
Will not probated; no authority to sue. Tarn v. Com.
Bank (Q. B. D.), Ab...
EXTRADITION. Arrest and trial for another of-
fense. State v. Stewart (Wis. S. C.), Full.... .
FALSE IMPRISONMENT. Void warrant by
justice. Vaughn v. Congdon (Vt. S. C.), Full...
FEDERAL JURISDICTION. State laws. Hull
v. Dills (U. S. C. C., Ind.), Full
FERRY. See Negligence; Riparian Rights.
FIRE ESCAPES. Failure to provide; no action by
individual Grant v. Slater Mill & Power Co. (R. I.
S. C.), Full.
FIXTURES. Intention; building erected pending
sale: replevin. Waters v. Reuber (Neb. S. C.), Ab.. 398
FORMER ADJUDICATION. Suit for assault
and battery: subsequent action for death. Donahue
v. Drexler (Ky App.), N. C...
FRAUD. Anticipating; equity: forged marriage con-
tract. Sharon v. Hill (U. S. C. C., Cal.), Ab.............
"Conveyance in, of creditors; pleading; hindrance."
Goodman v. Wineland (Md. App.), Ab.
Judicial sale obtained by, void; creditors. Johnson v.
Waters (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
Misrepresentation in prospectus; ambiguous expres-
sion; materiality; burden of proof. Smith v. Chad-
wick (Eng. H. L.), Ab...
Mutual, good consideration;_court_will not relieve
from. Winton v. Freeman (Penn. S. C.), Ab
Order of employers; receiving money after giving. Mc-
Guire v. Kiveland (Vt. S. C.), Ab.
Rights of creditors; duty of court; effect of attach-
ment. Flash v. Wilkerson (U. S. C. C., Tenn.),
See Bankruptcy; Corporation; Joint Stock Company;
GAMING. Agent; implied authority to pay bet.
Read v. Anderson (Eng. App.), Ab....
GARNISHMENT. Assignee is not subject to; cus-
todia legis. Lord v. Meacham (Minn. S. C.), Ab 374
Claim against estate; not subject to levy. Norton v.
Clark (Nev. S. C.), Ab....
See Attachment; Stoppage in Transitu.
GIFT. Savings bank deposit; trust. Pope v. Savings
Bank (Vt. S. C.), Fuil
Bank pass-book; delivery. Providence Institution for
Savings v. Taft (R. I. S. C.), Ab..
Deed; delivery at grantor's death. Williams v. Schatz
(Ohio S. C.), Ab
Fiduciary relation; undue influence presumed; onus
on donee to rebut; equitable jurisdiction. Ashton
v. Thompson (Minn. S. C.), Ab..
Parent to child: resulting trust. Wheeler v. Kidder
(Penn. S. C.), Ab......
Parol, of lands; equity will enforce. Halsey v. Peters
(W. Va. S. C. App.), Ab....
See Marriage; Will.
GUARANTY. Coutinuing; terminated by death;
liability of estate; appropriation of payment. Lon-
don, etc., v. Terry (Eng. App.), Ab..
GUARDIAN AND WARD. Jurisdiction; sale
of infant's estate; settlement; ratification; limita-
tion. Seward v. Didier (Neb. S. C.), Ab..
INDICTMENT. Charging commission of offense on
particular day; continuando; evidence; bill of par-
ticulars, discretionary. State v. Nagle (R. I. S. C.),
See Criminal Law.
INFANCY. Injury to infant trespasser; jumping off
street car Bishop v. Union R. Co. (R. I. S. C.), Ab
Necessaries; knowledge of tradesman as to infants'
supply. Baines v. Toy (Q. B. Div.), N. C..
See Guardian and Ward; Insurance.
INJUNCTION. Railroad; violation of statute; re-
moval of building. Price v. Bala, etc., R. Co. (High
Ct. Jus. Ch. Div. Eng.), Ab
Refused to restrain exercise of municipal powers;
adequate remedy at law. Torpedo Co. v. Borough of
Clarendon (U. S. C. C. Penn.), Ab..
Violation; contempt. Smith v. Halkyard (U. S. C. C.,
R. I.), Ab.
See Copyright; Easement.
INNKEEPER. Baggage; guest drunk; peddler; no-
tice. Rubenstein v. Cruikshanks (Mich. S. C.), Ab... 434
INSANITY Question of, not reviewable on writ of
error. Crocker v. State (Wis. S. C.), Full
INSOLVENCY. General assignment; federal juris-
diction; general creditor; reducing claim to judg
ment. Clapp v. Dittman (U. S. C. C. Mo.), Ab.....
Holder of collateral security; proof of claim. Sav-
ings Bank v. Woodward (Mass S. J. C.), Ab.
HABEAS CORPUS. Insolvent law; R. L., §§ 1:94-
1839. In re Brainerd (Vt. S. C.), Ab
Discharge reviewable only on certiorari. In re Crow
(Wis. S. C.), Full..
Discharge not subject of exceptions. Matter of Barker
(Vt. S. C.), Full
HIGHWAY. Obstruction; extra viam. Morey v.
Fitzgerald (Vt. S. C.), Ab........
- frightening horse. Piolett v. Simmons (Penn.
S. C.), N. C
Obstruction of turnpike; question for jury. Chestnut
Hill, etc., Turnpike Co. v. Piper (Peun. S. C.), Ab.. 514
Liability of commissioner; abutting owners; dam-
num absque injuria; "willfully.' Commissioners
v. Ely (Mich. S. C), Ab....
When town not bound to keep in repair; adoption;
evidence. Tower v. Rutland (Vt. S. C.), Ab...
See Boundary; Negligence.
Effect of will. Martindale v.
Smith (Kan. S. C), Ab.
HUSBAND AND WIFE. See Marriage.
INSURANCE. Fire; authority of agents; waiver of
proofs of loss. Ball, etc., Wagon Co. v. Aurora Fire
and Mar. Ins. Co. (C. C. D Ind.), Ab
-conditions: written and printed; conflict con-
strued against insurer. Grandin v. Rochester Ger-
man Ins. Co. (Penn. S. C.), Ab....
-; failure to comply; recovery of premiums; action
within a year.
Waller v. Northern Assur. Co. (Iowa
S. C.), Ab.
-- proofs of loss; "forthwith"; question for jury.
Donahue v. Ins. Co. (Vt. S. C.), Ab..
-; waiver of forfeiture; receiving assessment.
Osterloh v. New Denmark, etc., Ins. Co. (Wis. S. C.),
--; assessments; by-laws; reinstating members. Van
Houten v. Pine (N. J. Ch.), Ab.
-; incumbrance; judgment is. Hill v. Penn. Mut.
Fire Ins Co. (Penn. S. C.). Ab.
--; description of premises; warranties and repre-
sentations; materiality; conditions working for-
feiture; waiver. Mulville v. Adams (N. Y. C. C.), Ab. 320
Infancy of insured no defense to company; amount of
evidence in civil cases. Monaghan v. Agricultural
Fire Ins. Co. (Mich. S. C.), Ab
--; interest of assured; conditions waived; attempt
at fraud works forfeiture. Lewis v. Council Bluffs
Ins. Co. (Iowa S. C.), Ab
--: introduction of new partner into firm avoids.
Drennen v. London Assurance Corp. (C. C. D. Minn.),
--; assignment; interest. Mutual Life Insurance Co.
of N. Y. v. Allen (Mass. S. C.), N. C.
--; allowing to lapse; rights of beneficiaries; may
change; administrator. Union Mutual Life Ins. Co.
v. Stevens (Ill. Dis. C.), Ab.
benefit; to whom paid. Felix v. Ancient Order
Workmen (Kans. S. C.), Ab.
-construction of conditions; stipulation. Monlor
v. Life Ins. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
-; election as to policies; surrender; assignment by
company; fund deposited with treasurer; policy-
holder not bound by; damages. Lovell v. Ins. Co.
(U. S. S. C.), Ab
JOINT-PARTIES. Tort-feasors; discharge of one.
Pogel v. Meilke (Wis. S. C.). Ab..
JOINT-STOCK COMPANY. Fraud in organiza-
tion; rights of purchasers. Flagler Engraving Ma-
chine Co. v. Flagler (U. S. C. C., Mass.), Ab
Organization to sell town lots; deed. Batty v. Adams
Co. (Neb. S. C.), Ab
JUDGE Disqualification. City of Kansas v. Knotts
(Mo. S C). Ab...
JUDGMENT. Appeal; abatement of action. Town
of Carrollton v. Rhomberg (Mo. S. C.), Ab.
Appeal from, operates as stay; lien not divested.
Oakes v. Williams (III. S. C.), Ab
Of another State; constructive service of process.
Huntley v. Baker (N. Y. S. C.), N. C...
; obtained by fraud; relief when sued on. Allison
v Chapman (U. S. C. C., N. J.), Ab
JUDICIAL SALE. Judgment creditor not pur-
chaser; equities; resulting trust; parol evidence.
Sinclair v. Sinclair (Va. S. C.), Ab
Rights of purchaser; judgment; collateral attack.
Shultz v. Sanders (N. J. Ch.), Ab
Subject to existing mortgage; keeping lien alive. Mat-
zen v. Shaeffer (Cal. S. C.), Ab
Void; getting title at subsequent sale. Neal v. Frazier
(Iowa S. C.), Ab.
Voidable; no collateral attack. Pritchard v. Madren.
(Kans. S. C.), Ab
See Bankruptcy; Fraud; Title.
--; void policy; change of title of property. Hatha-
way v. State Ins Co. (Iowa S C.), Ab..
-; overvaluation; verdict not disturbed; other
insurance." Behrens v. Germ. Fire Ins. Co. (Iowa
S. C.), Ab.
Double insurance; second void policy.
Phoenix Ins. Co. (Ky. App.), N. C..
--; statements not in application; incumbering
property; other insurance; recovery. Tefenthal v.
Citizens' Mut. Fire Ins. Co. (Mich. S. C.), Ab.
--;"other insurance"; cancellation; notice; re-
payment; rights of mortgage. Lattan v. Royal Ins.
Co. (N. J S. C), Ab.
- forfeitures; when enforced. Ewald v. North-
west. Mut. Life Ins. Co. (Wis. S. C.), Full..
: "on or before;" paid-up policy. Sheerer v.
Manhattan Life Ins. Co. (C. C, Ky.), Ab.
--; policy-holder: no set-off against receiver. New-
comb v. Almy (N. Y. App.), Ab
-; premium note; waiver. Phoenix Ins. Co. v. Lan-
sing (Neb. S. C.), Áb
INTERNAL REVENUE. Custom duties; award
of appraisers cannot be impeached. Oelberman v.
Merritt (U. S. C. C., N. Y.), Ab
Grain bags; re-entry free of duty; powers of secretary.
Balfour v. Sullivan (U. S. C. C., Cal.), Ab..........
JURISDICTION. Amount in dispute. Friend v
Wise (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
Civil; not acquired by use of criminal process; prac-
tice. Byler v. Jones (Mo. S. C.), Ab
Conflict; Federal and State courts. Covell v. Heyman
(U. S. S. C.), Full....
Court will examine record; citizenship; reversal car-
ries cost. Railroad Co. v. Swan (U 8. S. C.), Ab
Federal court; when attaches; trust estate; trustees
refusing to sue; cestui que trust. Owens v. Ohio
Cent. R. Co. (U. S. C. C., W. Va), Ab.
Federal question; public law; decision of State court.
City of San Francisco v. Scott (U S. S. C.), Ab....
--; must appear. Choteau v. Gibson (U.S.S. C.), Ab. 15
Final judgment or decision." R. S., 88 702, 1911;
mandamus. Crawford v. Haller (U. 8. S. C), Ab... 213
Foreign consul defendant. Bors v. Preston (U. S. S.
Foreign corporation; service on; assignment of let-
ters-patent. Desper v. Cont. Water Meter Co.
(Mass. S. Jud. C.), Ab.
Over person waived by appearance. Ireton v. Mayor,
etc. (Md. App.), Ab....
State court; question not presented to. Board of
Supervisors of Santa Cruz v. Santa Cruz R. Co. (U.
S. S. C.), Ab..
State and federal; receiver appointed in State court;
evidence; copies of record. Bruce v. Manchester
R. (U. S. C. C., N. H.), Ab....
-; estopped to deny after removal. Edwards v.
Conn. Mut. Life. Ins. Co. (U. S. C. C., N. Y.)... 432
See Removal of Cause.
LACHES. Government not chargeable with; limita-
tion in equity; after-acquired title; specific per-
formance. United States v. City of Alexandria (U.
S. C. C., Va.), Ab....
LANDLORD AND TENANT. Covenants in
lease; erasure; construction. Pond v. Holbrook
(Minn. S. C), Ab.
Mining lease; trade fixtures; right of removal. Con-
rad v. Saginaw Mining Co. (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Rent; sub-tenant. Knight v. Old (Tex. Com. App.),
LEGACY. See Will.
LIBEL AND SLANDER.
Doctor and coroner.
Purdy v. Rochester Printing Co. (N. Y. App.), Ab 473
Pleading; denial and justification. Cole v. Woodson
(Kans. S. C.), Ab...
Evidence. Vilquain v. Finch (Neb. S. C.), Ab........... 397
Publication by newspaper of papers filed in court.
Cowsley v. Pulsifer (Mass. S Jud. C.), Full.
Publishing private letter to third party. Waterhouse
v. Spreckels (Hawaiian S. C), N. C
See Damages; Slander.
LICENSE. Intoxicating liquors; "what is selling;"
club. Commonwealth v. Pomphret (Mass. S. C.),
Permit of municipal authorities. Village of Genoa v.
Van Alstine (III. S. C.), Ab.......
LIEN. Livery stable keeper; extends to exempt
property; forfeiture; bailee's use of property. Mun-
son v. Porter (Ia. S. C.), Ab ......
LIFE TENANT. When not waste to cut timber.
Wilkinson v. Wilkinson (Wis. S. C.), Ab.........
LIMITATION. Absence from State; non-resident.
Hedges v. Jones (lowa S. C.), Ab..
Residence; absence from State. Davis v Field (Vt.
S. C.), Ab.
Acknowledgment; opening and closing. Rolf v. Pil-
loud (Neb. S. C.), Ab....
- Devereaux v. Henry (Neb. S. C.), Ab..
Green v. Humphreys (Eng. App.), Ab
-- surety giving new note not. Doggett v. Bell
(Kans. S. C.), Ab...
Attorney; claim of. Campbell v. Maple (Penn. S.C.),
From what time runs; knowledge of property. Farn-
ham v Thomas (Vt. S. C.), Ab.............
Opening judgment to let in defense; evidence; amend-
ment. Herman v. Rinker (Penn. S. C.), Ab.
Partial payment; note scheduled in assignment. Let-
son v. Kenyon (Kans. S. C), Ab...
Payment by partner after dissolution. Casebolt v.
Ackerman (17 Vr. 169), N. C.
Presumption of payment; stale demand. Matter of
Neilly (N. Y. App.), Ab.
Promise to pay; revives. Rolfe v. Pilloud (Neb, S.
New promise; letter. Krebs v. Olmstead (Mass. S.
Jud. C.), Ab..
Undisclosed principal; trust. Ware v. Galveston City
Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
See Bankruptcy; Partnership; Surety.