Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 100

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Halaman 432 - Payment by one is payment for all, the one acting virtually for all the rest : and in the same manner an admission by one is an admission by all, and the law raises the promise to pay, when the debt is admitted to be due.
Halaman 30 - The exercise of the power and the right of eminent domain shall never be so construed or abridged as to prevent the taking, by the General Assembly, of the property and franchises of incorporated companies already organized, and subjecting them to the public necessity the same as of individuals.
Halaman 230 - All the stockholders of every company incorporated under this act, shall be severally, individually liable to the creditors of the company in which they are stockholders, to an amount equal to the amount of stock held by them respectively...
Halaman 535 - ... shall publish such notice in some newspaper printed in such county ; and if no newspaper is printed in the county, then in the nearest newspaper that is published in this State to the county in which such lot or land is situated; which notice shall be inserted three times, the last time not less than three months before the time of redemption shall expire.
Halaman 103 - It is impossible to conceive how, under our form of government, a person can own or have a title to a governmental office. Offices are created for the administration of public affairs. When a person is inducted into an office, he thereby becomes empowered to exercise its powers and perform its duties, not for his, but for the public, benefit. It would be a misnomer and a perversion of terms to say that an incumbent owned an office or had any title to it.
Halaman 168 - ... and the sum to be paid by each member shall always be in proportion to the original amount of his deposit note...
Halaman 139 - Every corporation formed under this act shall, in addition to the powers hereinbefore conferred, have power: first — To cause such examination and survey for its proposed railway to be made as may be necessary to the selection of the most advantageous route...
Halaman 128 - Nothing in this act contained shall authorize said corporation to make a location of their track within any city without the consent of the, common council of said «ity. This clause made it necessary for the common council to pass an ordinance permitting the said company to locate its track within the limits of the city of Chicago, otherwise it could not acquire a right of •way over the property of the State within the said limits.
Halaman 104 - Public offices in this state are not incorporeal hereditaments, nor have they the character or quality of grants. They are agencies. With few exceptions, they are voluntarily taken, and may at any time be resigned. They are created for the benefit of the public, and not granted for the benefit of the incumbent Their terms are fixed with a view to utility and convenience, and not for the purpose of granting emoluments during that period to the officeholder.
Halaman 445 - ... a new contract, springing out of, and supported by, the original consideration. We think it is the latter, both upon principle and authority ; and if so, as after the dissolution no one partner can create a new contract, binding upon the others, his acknowledgment is inoperative and void, as to them.

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