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Notice of Dishonor.
How notice of dishonor is given. By and to whom same may be
given. Ry when parties reside in same place. Where to
be sent if mailed. Waiver. When notice is dispensed with.
Discharge of Negotiable Instruments.
When instrument is discharged. Effect of payment by party sec-
ondarily liable. Cancellation by mistake. Material and im-
material alterations of instrument.
Bills of Exchange.
What is a bill of exchange. Inland and foreign bills. Not an as-
signment of funds. Referee in case of need.
Acceptance defined. Manner and time of acceptance. Refusal
or failure to return. Acceptance before signing. General
and qualified acceptance defined
Prosentment for Acceptance.
Where and when presentment must be made. When present-
ment for payment is excused. When acceptance is refused.
Effect of dishonor by non-acceptance
Necessary only on foreign bills of exchange. Specifications of
protest. How, when and where protest is made. When
protest is dispensed with.
Acceptance for Honor.
The term defined. Engagement of acceptor for honor. How
presentment to acceptor for honor is made..
Payment for Honor.
How made. Must be attested by notarial act of honor
Bills in a Set.
Effect of negotiating different parts. Indorsement to different
parties. Acceptance of a part. Liability of acceptor in
Damage on Bills.
Rate of damages within the state. Rate of damages without the
Promissory Notes and Checks.
Negotiable notes and checks defined. Presentation of checks.
Certified checks. Check not an assignment of fund............
Patent Right Notes, etc.
Notes given for patents, lightning rods and stallions to contain
statement to that effect and are non-negotiable
Agency in general. How authority is given. The authority con-
ferred. Illustrations. Delegation of authority. How the
authority is executed. Duty of agent to principal. Illustra-
tions. Agent's duty to third persons. Duties of principal to
agent. Duty of principal to third persons. Duties of third
persons to principal. Illustrations. Duties of third persons
to agent.. Ratification. Dissolution of relation of principal
MASTER AND SERVANT.
The relation in general. Compensation. Discharge and quitting
of servant. Remedies of servant. Master's liability for acts
of servant. Personal injuries to servants. Assumption of
risk. Contributory negligence. Proximate cause. Fellow
servants. When fellow servant rule does not apply
Partnership defined. Distinguished form co-ownership and cor-
poration. Kinds of partnerships. Kinds of partners ... 360-362
Formation of Partnerships.
As between the parties. As between the partners and third part-
ies. Estoppel. Defective corporations. The articles of agree-
The Firm Name...
Rights and Liabilities of Partners.
Among themselves. As to third persons...
Remedies Between Partners
How formed. The firm name. Dissolution.........
nt Stock Companies
BA I L M ENTS.
Bailment defined. Kinds of bailment. Degrees of care. Bailment
for the benefit of bailor. Deposit. Mandate. Bailment for
the benefit of the bailee. Bailment for the benefit of both
Pledge or pawn defined. Remedies of pledgee
Bailment for the Hire of Things.
Definition. The bailor. The hirer...
Bailment for the Hire of Services.
Definition. Duties of the workman. Duty of the bailor
Warehouses and Warehousemen.
Generally. Warehouse receipts. Statutes regarding warehouse PAGE
Hotel and Boarding-House Keepers
Common Carriers of Goods.
Defined. Carrier's duty to carry. When carrier's liability begins.
When carrier's liability ends. The contract of carriage.
Through contracts. How far a common carrier my limit his
liability by express contract. Live stock. Liens.
Telegraph and Telephone Companies....
Common Carriers of Passengers.
Defined. When the relation begins. When the relation terminates
Regulations. Duties and liabilities. Baggage
FIRE, LIFE, CASUALTY AND MARINE INSURANCE.
The contract. Representations. Concealment. Warranties. In-
surable interest. The premium. Construction. Waiver. Wis-
consin Standard Fire Insurance Policy quoted and discussed.
Miscellaneous statutory provisions relating to fire insurance. 406-428
In general. Insurable interest. Married women. Married wom-
en may assign insurance policy. The application for life in-
surance. The contract. The beneficiary. Assignment.
Construction of policies. Waiver...
In general. Accident insurance. Employer's liability insurance.
Plate glass insurance. Fidelity insurance. Other kinds of
BANKS AND BANKING.
State Bank s.
Introductory. The state banking act. General provisions of PAGE
state banking act. Organization of state banks. What ar-
ticles of incorporation must contain. For what purposes
real estate may be held. Liability of stock holders. Stock
holders may make themselves individually liable. Other pro-
visions. Mutual saving banks.......
Banking in General.
Deposits. Kinds of deposits. The pass-book. Certificates of
deposit. Forgeries and alterations. Liens.
INTEREST AND USURY.
Definitions. Rates of interest. On what interest is allowable.
Decisions. From when interest runs. Illustrations. Usury.
What is and what is not usury. Relief against usury. Con-
dition of relief..
Corporations in General.
Definition. Distinguished from partnership, etc. Advantages
and disadvantages. Kinds of corporations. Corporations as
Formation of Corporation.
Powers derived from the State. Purposes for which a corpora-
tion may be organized under our statutes. Contents of ar-
ticles of incorporation. Decisions. Temporary control of cor-
poration pending organization. Decisions. Amendment of
articles of incorporation. De facto corporations. Estoppel. 475-488
Corporate Powers and Liabilities.
Generally. Statutes. General powers. Decisions. Power of
corporation to buy its own stock. Execution of corporate
contracts. Ultra vires contracts. Liability of corporation
for torts. Office must be in state. Records to be kept ........ 488-499