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CRIMINAL LAW.

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when conviction may be had upon confessions of accused.. 259
examination of witnesses whose names are not endorsed on
indictment....

259

proof of confession of crime other than that charged-
when not error....

DAMAGES.

that dissolution of drainage district will damage a land
owner is no defense to such dissolution...

motion for allowance of damages on appeal-delay.....

........

DATE.

year in which the material-man furnished materials suffi-
ciently appears from date of claim for lien..

DECLARATION.-See PLEADING.

DEDICATION.

DECREES.-See JUDGMENTS AND DECREES.

propriety of decree of sale of lands of intestate to pay
debts-homestead and dower......

....

DEEDS.

when absolute deed may be shown to be a mortgage in an
action at law......

effect of deed of land made to a partnership..

179

when decree sustaining a will will not be disturbed..

209

when decree will not be reversed for exclusion of evidence. 209

DELIVERY.

sufficiency of symbolic delivery of property sold......

DISBARMENT.-See ATTORNEYS AT LAW.

acknowledgment of plat by attorney in fact is insufficient. 362

DESCRIPTION.

sufficiency of description of property in claim for mechanic's
lien.....

259

389

131

462

DELEGATION OF POWERS.

prohibiting erection of livery stable within certain dis-
tricts without consent of property owners is no delega-
tion of city's powers to property owners.
requiring the consent of legal voters to dram-shop license
is no delegation of city's powers to the legal voters...... 534

251
222

494

158

462

DISCOVERY, BILL OF.

does not lie against a debtor to discover names of persons
owing him....

DISTRESS FOR RENT.

distress laws are strictly construed....

DISCRIMINATION.

requiring the consent of property owners of a city for priv-
ilege of erecting livery stable is not a discrimination.... 494
requiring the consent of legal voters of a city to dram-shop
license is not a discrimination....

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305

when foreign jurisdiction is sought solely to obtain divorce
it is invalid..

DIVORCE.

when divorce will be granted wife on the ground of impo-
tency of husband....

meaning of words "naturally impotent," in statute......
wife leaving husband for cause may obtain valid divorce in
foreign State through publication..
... 589
ex parte proceedings must be fair and free from deception.. 589
duty of complainant in divorce to disclose existence of

pending suit by other party....

589

534

158

DUE CARE.

slight negligence is compatible with the exercise of..
evidence of-what sufficient to go to the jury...

368
368

589

DOWER.

lands of intestate may be sold to pay debts subject to dower 179

DRAINAGE.

petition to dissolve district-sufficiency of showing as to

area and ownership...............

388

act of June 4, 1889, for dissolution of district, is constitu-
tional...
... 388
administering oath by attorney of parties does not invali-

date proceedings..

title to lands need not be proved unless put in issue...
that dissolution of drainage district will damage a land
owner is no defense to petition for dissolution..

388
338

389

DRAM-SHOPS.

validity of ordinance requiring consent of legal voters to
license...

534

requiring the consent of legal voters to dram-shop license
is not a discrimination ...

534

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583

EASEMENTS.

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condemnation of street across railroad-easement only ac-

quired...

EJECTMENT.

when proof of prima facie title is sufficient...
sufficiency of proof against an intruder...

public improvement-supplemental petition in condemna-
tion need not recite ordinance.

ENDORSEMENTS.

parol evidence explaining the intention with which en-
dorsement is made is not admissible ...
payee's name on back of note is evidence that he is en-
dorser...

EMINENT DOMAIN.-See CONDEMNATION.

section 15, article 9, of City and Village act, construed.... 288
taking possession of condemned lands-waiver of owner... 288
condemnation of street across railroad-easement only ac-

quired...

288

171

171

288

EVIDENCE.

parol explanation of intention with which endorsement was
made is not admissible......

double endorsement by president of corporation-parol evi-
dence....

383

241

241

EQUITY.

filing of bill is the commencement of suit in equity....
a mere contract creditor cannot seek relief in equity for
legal claim......

305

232

EQUITY OF REDEMPTION.

assignment of certificate of purchase to the owner of the
equity of redemption, by vendee, is not a redemption.... 117
redemption is effected only by following the statutory pro-
visions.....

117

ESTOPPEL.

410

does not arise against a mortgagee suffering default in pro-
ceeding to sell mortgaged land to pay debts.......
of vendor to redeem from master's sale as against vendee.. 117
national bank not estopped to show its want of power.... 100
effect of conveyance in accordance with plat made by an-
other....

payment of illegal assessment does not work estoppel-
insurance...

362

470

241

241

EVIDENCE.-Continued.

courts cannot inquire into sufficiency of evidence on which
directors of a corporation acted ....

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. 426

parol evidence cannot vary a written co rac

when absolute deed may be shown to be a mortgage in an
action at law.....

251

bridge on street will be presumed to have been placed

there legally ....

city may meet objections to assessment by evidence in re-
buttal......

383

notice of prior unrecorded deed must be clear and positive 566
of due care-what sufficient to go to the jury.

583

how adultery may be proved...

589

competency of wife's evidence in suit against her and her

husband jointly.....

.... 357
divorced wife incompetent to prove impotence of former
husband..

368

that member of society was fatally sick when expelled is

incompetent in action by his beneficiary. . . .

matters affecting benefits in special assessments..
of act of one party in furtherance of contract-when com-
petent

...

383

299
289

force of the testimony of disinterested witness as against
those having an interest.

516

when documents will be treated as having been read to

92

jury...

162
stipulation in trust deed cannot be varied by parol evidence 426
what is sufficient, in ejectment against a mere intruder... 171
when copies of papers relating to land are inadmissible ... 362

EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.

construction of statute as to probating claims for purchase

EXCEPTIONS.

to master's report must point out findings sought to be
reversed.....

133

EXECUTIONS.

may issue against lands of decedent at later day than
named in notice....

notice of, against lands of deceased person, need not be
signed.

337

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337

money.......

236

claim for unpaid purchase money-when allowed in probate 236
who may determine whether purchase money claim shall

be allowed......
.... 236
propriety of decree of sale to pay debts-homestead and
dower..

179

EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.—Continued.

lands may be sold to pay debts subject to dower
when premises cannot be sold to pay debts subject to
widow's homestead....

179

administrators have no power to mortgage lands of the

estate....

foreclosure of a mortgage against lands of decedent not
barred in two years.

EXPULSION OF MEMBERS.

Chicago board of trade may suspend members for dishon-
orable conduct..

.....

FAMILY EXPENSE.

effect of expulsion on property rights.....

benefit societies-re-instatement of an expelled member-
when mandamus does not lie
irregularity in notice does not avoid judgment of expulsion

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of member.......

right of expelled member to seek redress in the courts..
benefit societies -expelling members on trivial charge-
how question is raised.........

finding of Appellate Court as to identity of charges against
members is conclusive ....
evidence that member of benefit society was fatally sick
when expelled is incompetent.....

FALSE REPRESENTATIONS.-See REPRESENTATIONS.

what class of articles constitutes....

233

410

offending servant.......

trial—whether a "starter" and a gripman are fellow-ser-

vants is a question of fact
Appellate Court's finding of facts concerning-construc-
tion of language of finding.......

432

432

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78

298

298

299

357

article which does not conduce to welfare of family is not 357
a finger ring is not a family expense..
is not synonymous with "necessaries".

357

357

FEES SIMPLE.

prior possession of land with claim of ownership is evidence
of a fee....
. 171

whether certain language used in a will creates a fee.......... 124
what is sufficient to convey a fee, under the statute... 124

FELLOW-SERVANTS.-See MASTER AND SERVANT.
vice-principal-instruction as to apparent authority of the

482

482

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