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DEFINITION. "Accident." See Negligence.
Against any trade or business." See Covenant.
"Extreme cruelty." See Marriage,
"Fellow-servant." See Master and Servant.
"Heirs." See Will.
Hunting, killing and destroying." See Criminal Law.
"Idle and disorderly person.' Pointon v. Hill (Eng.), N. 423
"Loss or damage." See Carrier.
"Minerals;', petroleum is not a mineral; deed. Dun-
ham v. Kirkpatrick (Penn. S. C.), Ab .
"Misconduct in office." See Attorney.
"State;"" territory." See Admiralty.
"Surviving." See Will.
"Two-thirds vote. See Constitutional Law.
"Vacation." Conkling v. Ridgely (Ill. S. C.), N
When not allowed after
cross-bill filled. Chicago & A. R. Co. v. Union Roll-
ing Mill Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
DIVORCE. See Marriage.
EASEMENT. Aqueduct right by prescription: dis-
turbance of. Ollcott v. Thompson (N. H. S. C.), Ab. 295
Right of support to aqueduct; negligence; land-own-
ers and grantees of quarry. Rockland Water Co. v.
Tillson (Me. S. C,), Ab..
Right of way; how may be used. Abbott v. Butler (N.
H.S. C.), Ab
See Constitutional Law; Removal of Cause.
EQUITY Adequate remedy at law; irregular judg-
ment. Wilkinson v. Rewey (Wis. S. C.), Ab
ESCAPE. Bond void; sheriff not liable. Mvers,
Sheriff & Becker (N. Y. APP.), Ab..
ESTOPPEL. Assignment mortgage payment;
merger; creditor of purchaser. Graves v. Rogers
(N. H. S. C.), Ab....
Water-pipes; entering to repair; injunction; costs.
Goodhaat v. Hyett (Eng. Ch. D.), Ab..
ECCLESIASTICAL LAW Episcopal church;
vestry of church cannot reduce rector's salary. Bird
v. St. Mark's Church (Iowa S. C.), Ab...
EJECTMENT. See Recording Act.
ELECTION. Bribed vote void; location of county
seat. State v. Elting (Kans. S. C.), Ab
See Habeas Corpus.
EMBLEMENTS. What are not; grass; attachment.
Rogers v. Elliott (N. H. S. C.), Ab..
EMINENT DOMAIN. Award; appeal need not be
joint; if railroad appeals, all parties in court. Wash-
burn v. Milwaukee (Wis. S. C.), Ab
Expert testimony as to use. Burlington & Mo. R. R.
Co. v. Beebe (Neb. S. C.), Ab...
By government, may be exercised through States;
United States party to suit. U. S. v. Jones (U. S. S.
Public use determined by legislature; may be dele-
gated; if use public determination as to necessity
conclusive; non-navigable stream; statutory remedy
must be pursued. Smith v. Gould (Wis. S. Č.), Ab... 478
Railway company does not acquire right to subjacent
support against mine owner. Pountney v. Clayton
(Eng. App.), Ab..
Right of lessee to share in compensation received by
landlord. Harris v. Howes (Mo. S. C.)....
Opinions as to mental condition of grantor. Holcomb
v. Holcomb (N. Y. App.), Ab...
To contradict instrument.
Thompson v. Williams
EVICTION. See Deed.
EVIDENCE. Of value of attorney's services. [Haish
v. Payson (Ill. S. C), Ab
public prosecutor privileged.
Vogel v. Gruas (U. S. S. C.), Full
Death of one party to contract; competency of survi-
vor as witness. Nugent v. Curran (Mo. S. C.), Ab... 56
To explain early spring" competent. Phoenix Iron
v. Samuel (Penn. S. C.), N
Examination of injury of plaintiff. Atchison, T., etc.,
R. Co. v. Thul (Kans. S. C.), Ab
In action for fraud; other similar transactions. Adams
v. Kenney (N. H. S. C.), Ab...
Of other fraud, admissible in action involving fraud.
Nichols v. Baker (Me. S. C.), Ab
Insanity; opinion; non-professional witness. Conn.
Mut. Life Ins. Co. v. Lathrop's Adm'r (U. S. S. C.)
(Kans. S. C.), Ab...
Local custom; purchase by commission merchant for
future delivery; damages; commissions. Cotheran v.
Ellis (U.S. C.), Ab
Officer's return of service of process conclusive. Stork
v. Michaels (Mich. S. C.), Full...
Parol explaining intention of sealed instrument.
Skaaras v. Finnegan (Minn. S. C.), Ab.
Presumption of performance of official duty. Sinclair
v. Learned (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Res gesta; admission; damages; profits; burden of
proof; part payment in property; value of, cannot
be shown. Nash v. Hoxie (Wis. S. C.), Ab...
Seduction; subsequent acts of familiarity breach
of promise: previous chaste character. Watson v.
Watson (Mich. S. C.), Full.....
Unsafe driving; rebuttal. Plummer v. Ossipee (N.
H. S. C.), N.
Copy of probate not proof of validity of will in another
State; when grantee for life can assert title against
grantor to reversion; estoppel. Robertson v. Pick-
rell. (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
See Attorney; Carrier; Contract; Criminal Law:
Damages; Insurance; Negligence; Railroad; Slander
and Libel; Suretyship; Will"; Witness.
EXCISE. Abrogating license to sell by ordinance for-
bidding act. Columbus City v. Cutcomp (Iowa S. C.),
EXECUTION. Levy on goods of one as another's.
Miller v. Lacy (Del. S. C.), N.
Levy on stocks; sale; transfer on books. Lippitt v.
Am. Wood Paper Co. (R. I. S. C.), Ab...
See Landlord and Tenant.
EXECUTOR. Appointment does not discharge debt
due from him to testator. In re Consalus Exr. (N.
Y. App.), Ab...
See Probate Law.
EXEMPTION. Horse to carry children to church
and school. George v. Fellows (N. H S. C.), N.... 44
Physician's wagon and harness. Richards v. Hubbard
(N. H. S. C.), N...
Not affected by temporary absence. Rice v. Wads-
worth (N. H. Š. C.), Ab..
Vendee in fraud of creditors cannot claim. Tilton v.
Sanborn (N. H. S. C.), Ab.
EXTRADITION. Person extradited from another
State cannot be served with civil process. Compton
v. Wilder (Ohio S. C.), Full.......
Of insurance money from exempt property to wife;
attachment; husband and wife. Preno v. Hewitt
Fletcher v. Fletcher
(Vt. S. C.), Ab...
From father to son; delivery.
(Vt. S. C.), Ab.
GRANT, public: presumption; Swamp Land Act,
1850, applicable to then existing States; title. Rice
v. Railroad Co. (U. S. S. C.). Ab
GUARDIANSHIP. See Attorney; Conflict of Laws.
GUARANTY. See Negotiable Instrument.
FALSE PRETENSES. See Criminal Law.
FEDERAL QUESTION. See Removal of Cause.
FERRY Franchise; grant of exclusive privilege.
v. S. C.),
FISHERY. Private pond; public have no right to
forbid. State v. Roberts (N. H. S. C.), N
FIXTURES. Refusal to permit former tenant to re-
move; replevin. Darrah v. Baird (Penn. S. C.), Ab. 96
FORFEITURE. Deed providing for, construed
against grantor; conditional occupancy of school.
Crane v. Hyde Park (Mass. S. C.), Áb.
FORMER ADJUDICATION. Decree in equity
conclusive as to all matters parties bound to litigate;
neglect to present claim; supplemental bill. Ashue-
lot R. Co. v. Cheshire R. Co. (N. H. S. C.), Ab.
FRAUD. Actionable false representation; sale of
land. Messer v. Smyth (N. H. S. C.), Ab...
Bona fide purchaser; notice of fraudulent intent.
McDonald v. Gaunt (Kans. S. C.), Ab...........
Conveyance: deed, voluntary, from husband to wife.
Hilton v. Morse (Me. S. C.), Ab...
Statute of; agreement not to be performed in a year.
Sutphen v. Sutphen (Kans. S. C.), Ab
; agreement not to be performed within year.
Cole v. Singerly (Md. App.), Ab..
See Administrator; Attachment; Evidence; Insurance;
HABEAS CORPUS. Discharge of one writ bar to
another. Matter of Sewell (Minn. S. C.), Ab..
Duty of Congress to protect elective franchise. Ex
parte Yarbrough (U. S. S. C.), Full
Officer refusing to produce relator, guilty of contempt.
Robb v. Connolly (U. S. S. C.), Full.
HEIRS. When does not include husband. Welkins
v. Ordway (N. H. S. C.), Ab..
HIGHWAY. Conditional dedication. City of St.
Louis v. Meier (Mo. S. C.), Ab
Liability of town for defect causing injury; defect
need not be in way. Drew v. Sutton (Vt. S. C.), Ab.. 139
Opening street; when enjoined; dedication; what es-
sential; abandonment. Winnetka v. Prouty (Ill. S.
INDICTMENT. See Criminal Law.
INFANT. Deed; disaffirmance by deeding to another
after majority; re-entry unnecessary. Haynes v.
Bennett (Mich. S. C.), Ab...
Not liable for services. Dillon v. Boles (Mo. S. C.), Ab. 198
Liability of, for goods purchased on credit. Hall v.
Butterfield (N. H. S. C.), Full
See Contract; Mortgage.
INJUNCTION. Buildings erected on land ineffect-
ually conveyed may be removed; license. Little v.
Wilford (Minn. S. C.), Ab...
Liability on undertaking when sent discontinued.
Mitchell v. Sullivan (Kans. S. C.), Ab
Pending appeal; when not issued. Parcher v. Cuddy
(U. S. S. C.), Ab..
To restrain suit in another State.
Dinsmore v. Nere-
sheimer (N. Y. S. C.), Ab....
-moving houses to obstruction of street railway.
Fort Clark H. Ry. Co. v. Anderson (III. S. C.), N.... 104
See Contract; Nuisance; Patent; Trespass.
INSANITY. Return to, after lucid interval; burden
of proof. Wright v. Jackson (Wis. S. C.), Ab...... 477
See Criminal Law; Evidence; Physician.
INSOLVENCY State law: rights of creditor resi-
dent of sister State; federal jurisdiction. Miss.
Mills Co. v. Ranlett (U. S. C. C., La.), Ab.
INSURANCE, fire; alienation of title not avoided.
Grant v. Elliot & K. M. P. Ins. Co. (Me. S. C.), Ab.. 239
; contract one of indemnity merely. Castellain v.
Preston (Eng. App.), Full..
; change of title to land; damages when buildings
burned were to be removed. Washington M. & E.
Co. v. Weymouth & B. Mut. L. Ins. Co. (Mass. S.
--; fraud; inducing insured to compromise claim by
misstatements of law; opinions not fraud. Thomp-
son v. Phoenix Ins. Co. (Me. S. C.), Ab..
--; on goods lost by carrier; subrogation of company
to insurer's claim against carrier. Sun M. Ins. Co.
v. Miss. Trans. Co. (U. S. C. C., Mo.), Ab..............
-; goods transported; defeat of right of subroga-
tion avoiding. Carstairs v. Merch. &. T. Ins. Co.(U.
S. C. C., Md.), Ab.....
; lex fori, when foreign receiver may sue; to re-
cover assessments; defense; fraudulent representa-
tion; when policy void. Lycoming F. Ins. Co. v.
Wright (Vt. S. C.), Ab....
--; limitation; authority of agent; reformation:
parol evidence not admissible at law. Tasker v.
Kenton Ins. Co. (N. H. S. C.), Ab......
-; parol application; opinion as to matters material
to risk does not avoid. Bridgewater Ins. Co. v.
Enterprise Ins. Co. (Mass. S. C.), Ab.
; renewal runs from expiration of original policy.
Fuchs v. Germantown Ins. Co. (Wis. S. C.), Áb. 479
--; sole and unconditional owner. Williams v. Buf-
falo G. Ins. Co. (U. S. C. C., Ky.), Ab..
statutes; constitutionality dependent on legisla-
tion of other States; retaliatory legislation. Phoenix
Ins. Co. v. Welch (Kans. S. C.), Ab..
; waiver of proof; total loss. Penn. F. Ins. Co. v.
Daugherty (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
; whisky in bond; when tax included. Hedger v.
Union Ins. Co. (Ky. App.), Ab..
Life; benevolent societies. Story v. Williamsburgh,
etc., Ben. Asso. (N. Y. App.), Ab..
--; for benefit of creditor; presumption of death;
evidence to overcome. Senendufer v. Pacific (U. S.
C. C., Mo.), Ab.
: condition as to liability; assessments. Eggles-
ton v. Centennial, etc., Co. (U. S. C. C., Mo), Ab.. 479
failure to pay premium; declaration of agent
evidence of waiver notice and proof of death; note
given for premium; when policy forfeited; net value
policy. Marston v. Mass. L. Ins. Co. (N. H. S. C.),
Life; non-payment premium; waiver; estoppel; re-
scission Appleton v. Ins. Co. (N. H. S. C.), Ab..
; wager; fraudulent assignee cannot recover
Blattenberger v. Holman, Ab
Marine; warranty free from capture. Cory v. Burr
(Eng. H. L.), Ab...
INTERNAL REVENUE Exemption from duty;
wearing apparal. Astor v. Merritt (U. S. S. C.), Ab. 370
Whisky bond; sale of spirits, forfeited, discharges. U.
S. v. Ulrici (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
INTEREST. Contract rate prevails until payment
or judgment. Kellogg v. Lavender (Neb. S. C.), Ab 238
Refused for laches; action for excessive duties. Red-
field v. Ystalyeera I. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab....
Statute changing rate of; effect on prior judgments.
O'Brien v. Young (N. Y. App.), Full..
INTERPLEADER. Must allege plaintiff has no
interest; equitable relief; remedy at law. Killean
v. Ebbinghaus (U. S. S. C.), Ab.....
JUDGMENT. Of another State; not to be enjoined
because obtained on false and fraudulent testimony.
Metcalf v. Gilmore (N. H. S. C.), N......
Docket: division of money column equivalent to state-
ment of dollars and cents. De Lashmutt v. Sell-
wood (Or. S. C.), N.
Eastham v. Ral-
Nunc pro tune; for cost not final.
ston (Tex. S. C.), Ab...
Should be indexed; actual notice supplies defect.
Hamilton's appeal (Penn. St.), Ab.
Security; new loan; creditors. Pierce v. Black (Penn.
S. C.), Ab.
Upon service by publication not bar to another ac-
tion. Hart v. Sanson (U. S. S. C.), Full.
When purchaser from debtor not entitled to enjoin;
judgment by default before the expiration of time
not void; redemption; laches. Jonesboro v. Cairo
& St. L. R. Co. (Ú. S. S. C.), Ab.
Without personal service does not merge cause of ac-
tion. Nat'l Bank of St. Johnsbury v. Peabody (Vt.
S. C.), Full.......
See Appeal Interest.
JUDICIAL SALE. Security void for usury; estoppel;
new security substituted; agent taking bonus; what
not satisfaction; presumption. Jordan v. Hum-
phrey (Minn. S. C.), Ab.
Setting aside for fraud; redemption. Palmer v. Doug-
lass (Ill. S. C.), Ab...
Setting aside re-sale; setting aside and reinstating;
damages; use of property. Couro v. Crane (U. S. S.
Title acquired by purchaser; effect of reversal of judg
ment. Waples v. U. S. (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
JURISDICTION. Consent cannot give. Webster v.
Buffalo Ins. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
District and Circuit courts concurrent; revivor; laches.
Mason v. Hartford (U. S. C. C, Mass), Ab
Federal question. Jenkins v. Loewenthal (U. S. S. C.),
Of Federal courts where state necessary party. Cun-
ningham v. Macon & B. R. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Full..
When joinder of judgments cannot give. Tupper v.
Wise (U. S. S. C.), Ab
Whether acts of corporation are ultra vires, not Fed-
eral question. Susquehanna B. Co. v. West B. B.
Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
See Admiralty; Appeal; Bankruptcy; Conflict of Law;
Corporation; Indians; Insolvency; Removal of Cause;
JURY. When objection to age of juror must be
raised. Johns v. Hodges (Md. App.), Ab.............
JUSTICE OF PEACE cannot act after seventy.
People ex rel. Lawrence v. Mann (N. Y. S. C.), Full.. 113
See Constitutional Law.
LAND, public; mining lands; construction of statute
as to placer claims; effect of demurrer. Sullivan v.
Iron S. M. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
LANDLORD AND TENANT. Landlord's share
of growing crops cannot be sold on execution. Long
v. Seavers (Penn. S. C.), Full.
Crops; title of landlord where tenant on shares threat-
ens to convert; injunction. Schmitt v. Cassilius
(Minn. S. C.), Ab.
Covenant to pay taxes; paving and curbing street.
Griffin v. Phoenix Co. (Penn. S. C.), Ab.
Lessee need not sign lease to bind him. McFarlande v.
Williams (III. S. C.;, Ab
Liability of landlord for defective plumbing. Chad
wick v. Woodward (N. Y. City Ct.), Ab
Landlord not liable to tenant for personal injury from
defect in premises. Bowe v. Hunking (Mass. Š. C.),
LARCENY. See Criminal Law.
LAWFUL STRUCTURE. Brooklyn Bridge.
Miller v. Mayor of New York (U. S. S. C.), Full...
LEASE. Breach of negative covenants; forfeiture;
undertaking. Timms v. Baker (Eng. Q. B. D.), Ab..
Restrictive covenant against trade; charitable busi-
ness. Rowls v. Miller (Eng. Ch. D.), Ab......
See Landlord and Tenant.
LETTER OF CREDIT. Agreement to accept.
Sherwin v. Brigham (Ohio S. C.), Ab..
LIBEL. See Slander and Libel.
LICENSE revoked by levy; prescription. Taylor v.
Gerrish (N. H. S. C.), Ab
Sale of liquor subject to legislative control; license
not a tax. Richland Co. v. Richland Center (Wis. S.
See Ercise; Municipal Corporation.
LIEN. See Agency; Attorney; Maritime Law; Me-
LIMITATION. Acting under government; con-
struction of statute. Cutler v. Kouns (U. S. S. C.),
Letter as acknowledgment; illegal interest; applica-
tion of principal; lex fori. Welsh v. Mayer (U. S.
S. C.), Ab
Division of town; joint debt; contribution. Mt. Desert
v. Tremont (Me. S. C.), Ab..
Federal statute where suit might be removed; acts
done under military authority. Mitchell v. Clark
(U. S. S. C.), Ab
Fraudulent concealment; knowledge of assignee; let-
ters mailed presumed received. Rosenthal v. Wal-
ker (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
Over upon fee invalid. Howard v. Carusi (U. S. S. C.),
Part payment; new promise. Whitcher v. McConnell
(N. H. S. C.), Ab
Statute of, as to non-residents. Thompson v. Reed
(Me. S. C.), Full...
Statute suspended by death of debtor. Parli v. Reed
(Kans. S. D.), Ab...
Under code of Tennessee; suit brought within time
but dismissed by want of jurisdiction extends time.
Smith v. McNeal (U. S. S. C.), Ab
See Conversion; Gift; Mortgage.
Runs from return of execution. Taylor v. Bonker (U.
S. S. C.), Ab
Will not lie to control discretion of public officer.
State v. Kendall (Neb. S. C.), Ab.
MARITIME LAW. Conflict of law; proceedings
to limit liability supersede other acting. Providence
& N. Y. S. Co. v. Hill Mfg. Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab....
Collision with solid structure in river; action in rem
against structure not allowed. The Arkansas (U. S.
C. C., Iowa).
when not liable for negligent injury to seamen.
The City of Alexandria (U. S. D. C.), Ab.
Warranty of seaworthiness in contract of affreight-
ment. The Lillie Hamilton (U. S. D. C., Ill.), Ab..
MARRIAGE. Alimony terminates with husband's
death. Lenahan v. O'Keefe (III. S. C.), Ab...
; attachment for. State of Kansas v. Dent (Kans.
S. C.), Ab
Brokerage agreement invalid.
Johnson v. Hunt (Ky.
Deed from husband to wife upheld. Thompson v.
Allen (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
Deserted wife; right to sell husband's property for
support. Rawson v. Spangler (Iowa S. Č.), N.
Divorce; alimony to wife when she is unsuccessful.
Janvrin v. Janvrin (N. H. S. C.), Ab..
adultery of wife condoned not defense in action
by wife for husband's subsequent adultery. Cum-
ming v. Cumming (Mass. S. C.), Full....
extreme cruelty." Carpenter v. Carpenter
(Kans. S. C.), N....
"extreme cruelty;" husband complainant.
Kelly v. Kelly (Nev. S. U.), Ab...
-; wife's false report of husband's infidelity;
"cruelty." Kelly v. Kelly (Nev. S. C.), N..
; imprisonment not "desertion." Wolf v. Wolf
(N. J. Eq), Ab...
; when does not bar dower, service by publication.
Cheeley v. Clayton (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
Discharge of seamen; recovery of wages; remedy.
The Frank C. Barker (U. S. D. C., N. J.), Ab.
Peril of sea; bill of lading; carrier. Woadly v.
Michell (Eng. Q. B. D.), Ab
Priority of payment; damage, claims and wages; sale
of ship. The Elin (Eng. App.), Ab..
Ship; lien for supplies takes precedence of prior mort-
gage. The Charlotte Vanderbilt (U. S. D. C., N. Y.),
Implied agency of wife to contract for husband. Raw-
son v. Spangler (Jowa S. C.), Ab..
Husband as wife's agent; joinder as defendants; lia-
bility of wife. Dunn v. Raynor Orange (N. J. S. C.),
Husband liable for necessaries furnished wife living
separate from him and in adultery by his conniv-
ance. Ferren v. Moore (N. H. S. C.), N..
Married woman's liability on note in separate busi-
ness. Third Nat. Bank v. Guenther (Buff. S. C.), N.. 444
Post-nuptial agreement; settling differences; consid-
eration. Burkholder's Appeal (Penn. S. C.), Ab..... 415
Settlement on wife; when valid as against creditors.
Moore v. Page (U. S. S. C.), Ab ...
Support of bastard child born after marriage of
mother. State v. Shoemaker (Iowa, S. C.), Full..... 292
Wife's liability for daughter's musical education.
Mullen v. Pratt (N. Y. S. C.), N; (Kans. S. C.), Ab... 183
See Deed Gift; Public Lands.
MASTER AND SERVANT. Hazardous employ-
ment; knowledge of employees; promise by master
to repair. Mo. Furnace Co. v. Abend (II. S. C.), Ab 58
Station agent is "fellow servant." Brown v. Minne-
apolis & St. L. R. Co. (Minn. S. C.), Full...
When master liable for negligent injury by servant in
servant's own business. Mul!vehill v. Bates (Minn.
S. C.), N.
Liability of master for injury to servant; co-servant;
negligence. Randall v. Balt. & O. R. Co. (U. S. S. C.)
Inexperienced workman using circular saw; duty of
master to warn. Wheeler v. Wason Mfg. Co. (Mass.
S. C.), Ab
Defective machinery; knowledge of servant. Greene
v. Minn. & St. L. R. Co. (Minn. S. C.), Ab
Unsafe machinery; contributory negligence.
way v. Mich. Cent. R. Co. (Mich. S. C.), Ab..
Degree of railroad company's care of employee. Louis-
ville & N. R. Co. v. McCoy (Ky. App.), N..
Duty of railroad company as to cars of another com-
pany; inspection; fellow servant. Mackin v. Bos-
ton & A. R. Co. (Mass. S. C.), Ab
MECHANICS' LIEN attaches to equitable estate:
lands held under parol agreement for sale, when
election lies. Eberly v. Lehman (Penn. S. C.), Ab... 36
MINING. Occupancy of claim under act of Congress;
expenditure on claims held in common. Jackson
v. Roby (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
MISDEMEANOR. Burning corpse not.
MONEY paid; refusal to perform cannot recover;
. estoppel. Hill v. Grosser (N. H. S. C.), Ab..
MORTGAGE, chattel; right of mortgagee to take
possession when he deems himself in danger. Bar-
rett v. Hart (Ohio S. C.), Ab
omision of a word in description; power of court
to supply. Clay v. Currier (Iowa, S. C.), N..
--of growing crop; validity as against creditor; suf-
ficiency of description. Kimball v. Sattley (Vt. S.
When payment operates as assignment. Bacon v.
Goodnow (N. H.S. C.), Ab..
When covenant not implied; foreclosure; deficiency.
Mack v. Austin (N. Y. App.), Ab ...
Deed absolute in form as; to secure future advances.
Madigan v. Mead (Minn. S. C.), Ab
To secure accommodation indorser rights of assignee;
attorney's fee stipulation void. Bendry v. Town-
send (U. S. S. C.), Ab
Foreclosure; subject to lien; purchaser cannot con-
test validity. Swann v. Fabyan (U. S. S. C.), Ab
against railroad; fraud of directors; right of
stockholders to intervene; how far mortgage valid.
Thomas v. Brownville, F. K. & P. R. Co. (Ü. §. S. C ),
Identification of note in. Fetes v. O'Loughlin (Iowa,
S. C.). Ab...
Interference by court with mortgagee's power of
sale; solicitor; mortgagee. (Eng. App.), Ab
Interest and assignment. Lewis v. Small (Me. S. C.),
What does not constitute; attempt to revive dis-
charged mortgage. New Orleans Banking Asso. v.
Adams (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
Grantee subject to, does not assume.
Towle (N. H. S. C.), Ab....
Mortgagee in possession; how to become such; stat-
ute of limitation construed as to infants. Howell
v. Leavitt (N. Y. App.), Full.
Payment of taxes by mortgagee. Horrigan v. Well-
math (Mo. S. C.), Ab..
Power to mortgage includes power to extend existing
mortgage. Warner v. Conn. Mut. L. Ins. Co. (U. S.
S. C.), Full.....
Power of sale not revoked by death; sheriff as trustee
or grantee; recital. White v. Stephens (Mo. 8. C.),
Privity as between recorded and unrecorded; burden
of proof. Jackson v. Reid........
Passes with note freed from equities. Cheney v.
Cooper (Neb. S. C.), Ab
Securing note, transferred with note by mere delivery.
Kuhns v. Bankers (Neb. S. C.), Ab..
Securing overdue note; mortgagee in possession;
crops. Hamblet v. Bliss (Vt. S. C.), Ab..
See Damages; Estoppel.
MUNICIPAL BONDS. Bona fide purchaser; es-
toppel. County of Dixon v. Field (U. S. S. C.), Ab. 475
; excessive issue. Dallas v. McKenzie (U. S. S. C.),
Conflict of decision between State and Federal court.
Dallas Co. v. Merrill (Mo. S. C.), Ab..
Construction of statute authorizing; presumption in
favor of validity of bonds. Rich v. Wentz (U. S. C.
C., N. Y.), Ab..
Estoppel by recitals; bona fide purchaser. National
Bank v. S. S.
Internal improvement, steam mill not under Nebraska
statute. Osborne v. Co. of Adams (U. S. S. C.), Ab. 17
Internal improvement. U. S. v. Comrs. of Dodge (U.
S. S. C.), Ab...
Irregularities cured by statute; subject expressed in
title; practice; no exception to ruling. County of
Otoe (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
Railroad aid; validity; statutory construction. City
of Jonesboro v. Cairo & St. L. R. Co. (U. S. S. C.),
Recitals stopping defense; constitutional law. County
of Sherman v. Simonds (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
Validity of township railroad aid bonds; State law
impairing contract. Hoff v. County of Jasper (U. S.
S. C.), Ab..
Valid though unsealed; when equity will adjudge un-
sealed instrument as sealed; negligence; citizenship
giving jurisdiction. Inhabitants of Bernards v.
Stebbins (U. S. S. C.), Ab..
Invalid for want of proper signing. Bissel v. Spring
Valley (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. Discrimination
in water charges by, forbidden. State v. Mayor (N.
J. S. C.), Ab.
Not bound to erect barriers before basement areas.
Beardsley v. City of Hartford (Conn. S. C.), N
Health officers may bind city for nurses for pest-houses.
Labrie v. Manchester (N. H. S. C.), N..
Licensing coasting on street, not liable for injury by.
Buford v. Grand Rapids (Mich. S. C.), N.
City not liable for negligent act of fireman. Edgerly
v. Concord (N. H. S. C.), Full...
Negligence, liability for, as to road within railroad
right of way. Township of Aston v. McClure (Penn.
S. C.), Ab.
Town liable for obstruction to highway created by
railroad company. Sides v. Portsmouth (N. H. S.
Street crossing; jury not to decide whether necessary;
what may decide. Borough of Easton v. Neff (Penn.
S. C.), Ab...
Defect in street; injury to one stepping partly off.
Duffy v. Dubuque (Iowa S. C.), Ab....
Liability for defect in street. City of Chicago v.
Schmidt (Ill. S. C.), Ab..
Liability of, for defective sidewalk; notice. City of
Chicago v. Schmidt (Ill. S. C.), Ab.
Obstruction in street. City of Wellington v. Gregson
(Kans. S. C.), N...
Surface water diversion; collecting. Field v. West
Orange (N.J. Er.), Ab.
Village; when not liable for injury caused by defect
in highway. Parker v. Rutland (Vt. S. C.), Full.... 149
See Bridge; Criminal Law; Negligence.
NATIONAL BANK. See Bank.
NAVIGATION. See Lawful Structure.
NEGLIGENCE. What is ; evidence; declarations of
; damages to orchard from locomotive sparks. Mo.
Pac. Ry. Co. v. Cornell (Kans. S. C.), N....
third parties. Lake Erie v. Zoffinger (Ill. S.C.), Ab. 456
Action for injury while engaged in unlawfully erecting
telegraph line, does not lie. Banks v. Highland St.
R. Co. (Mass. S C.), N..
Approaches to place of business must be kept reason-
ably safe. Nare v. Flack (Ind. S. C.), Full....
Bins near railway track. Dickinson v. Port Huron,
etc. (Mich. S. Č.), Ab...
Care requisite as to license.
Davis v. Chic. and N. W.
Ry. Co. (Wis. S. C), Ab...
Clerk's failure to enter mortgage; counsel fees; notice
to defend. Chase v. Bennet (N. H. S. C.), Ab.. 314
Of contractor in building causing party wall to fall;
owner's liability. Hughes v. Percival (Eng. App.),
in digging ditch in street for private water pipe.
Smith v. Simmons (Penn. S. C.), Full...
Liability of contractor to employer's servant. Batch-
elor v. Fortescue (Eng. Q. B. D.), N.
Contributory boarding elevated railway train in
motion. Solomon v. Manhattan Ry.Co. (N. Y.Sup.),
Contributory; ferry. Dudley v. Camden & P. R. Co.
(N. J. (App.), N
defect in highway; driving horse at high speed;
evidence. Whitney v. Leominster (Mass. S. C), N.. 123
; leaving railway train in motion. Cumberland
Valley R. Co. v. Mangans (Md. App.), N..........
passenger putting arm outside car window.
Dunn v. Seabord & R. R. Co. (Va. S. C.), N.
; walking on railroad track. Balt. & O. R. Co. v.
Depew (Ohio S. C.). Ab....
-riding with arin on car window sill. German-
town Pass. Ry. Co. v Brophy (Penn. S. C.), N..
in crossing railroad track. Wheelwright v. B.
& A. R. Co. (Mass. S. C.), Ab..
; maintaining barbed wire fence in highway. Wil-
liam v. Mudgett (Tex. Com. App.), N..
; question of fact; high rate of speed on railway
train; expert evidence. Loucks v. Chicago, etc.
(Minn. S. C.), Ab....
Dangerous trespasser; infant licensee. Branson's
Adm'r v. Labrat (Ky. S. C.), N
Duty imposed by statute: contributory, no defense.
Cressey v. Northern Railroad. (N. H.S. C.), Full... 392
Firearms; boys gunning. Moebus v Becker (N. J. S.
Fire set by engine; spark arrester.
sey R. Co. (N. J. S. Č.), Ab....
Schott v. Harvey (Penn. S.
Hoff v. West Jer-
by locomotive; joint wrong-doers; proximate
cause. Johnson v. C., M. & St. P. R. Co. (Minn. S.
Injury to traveller on highway; travel must be on
proper part of road. Cartwright v. Town of Belmont
(Wis. S. C.), Ab..
--at railroad crossing, of private way used by public;
young child. O'Conner v. B. & L. R. Co. (Mass. S.
Jumping from train, when not. Pitts., B. & W. R,
Co. v. Rohrman (Penn. S. C.), Ab..
Of lessor storing explosives; liability for injury to les-
see's child; way of necessity. Powers v. Harlow
(Mich. S. C.), Full.......
Loss of life; what plaintiff must show; mistake of
judgment. Brown v. French (Penn. S. C.), Ab.... 372
Municipal corporation not liable for negligence of fire-
man. Wilcox v. Chicago (Ill. S. C.), Ab....
Owner of dangerous premises; duty to public. Henkel
v. Murr (N. Y. Sup.), N.
Personal injury at railway crossing; contributory negli-
gence. Darcy v. L. & S. W R. Co. (Eng. App.), Ab. 315
Person injured by, not chargeable with negligence of
competent surgeon in treating injury. Pullman Pal.
Car Co. v. Bluhm. (Ill. S. C.), N.
Of public officers; Brooklyn Bridge trustees not liable
for injury to one crossing bridge caused by panic.
Hanover v. Agnew (N. Y. City C.), Full
Of railroad company setting fire; evidence; leaving
combustibles on ground. Gibbons v. Wisconsin R.
Co. (Wis. S. C.), Ab.
Railroad fencing; proximate cause; animals injured
by fright. Schutz v. Ind., B. & W. R. Co. (Ill. S. C.) 157
--; negligence in constructing highway crossing;
company liable for injury to travellers on highway.
Marra v. Cent. Vt. R. Co. (Vt. S. C.), Ab...
Removal of soil by land-owner letting in sea to neigh-
bor's land. Mears v. Dole (Mass. S. C.), Ab..
Getting off rear of car not, per se; duty of railroad com-
pany to provide assistance; question for jury Cart-
right v. Chicago (Mich. S. C.), Ab
Statutory right of action for death by, subsists against
personal representatives of wrong-doer. Hegerich v.
Keddie (N. Y. S. C.), N
Unlawful act not, necessarily; setting fire by steam
engine. Burbank v. Bethel S. M. Co. (Me. S. C.), Ab. 77
When employee not passenger; knowledge of danger.
McQueen v. Chicago (Kans. S. C.), Ab...
See Carrier: Damages; Maritime Law; Master and
Servant; Municipal Corporation; Parent and Child;
Sunday Municipal Bond.
NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT. Alteration;
signing as surety after execution. Sullivan v. Rudi-
sill (lowa S. C.), Ab....
What is; alteration. Charlton v. Reed (Iowa S. C.),
Bill of exchange; power of directors; personal lia-
bility. West London, etc. v. Kitson (Eug. Q. B. D.),
Bona fide holder. Bone v. Tharp (Iowa S. C.), Ab.. 519
Certificate of stock, not; thief can give no title. Bar-
stow v. Savage Mining Co. (Cal. S. C.), Ab...
Indorser's co-sureties. MacDonald v. Whitfield (Eng.
P. C.), Ab...
Indorsement construed as guaranty. Bray v. Marsh
(Me. S. C.), Ab..
Note conferring promise to pay attorney's fee not.
Maryland Fert. and Mfg. Co. v. Newman (Md. App.),
Note for patent right; presumed valid. Gerrish v.
Bragg (Vt. S. C.), Ab..
Personal demand of maker, but not at specified place
of payment. Parker v. Stroud (N. Y. S. C.), N...
Payment of lost note enforceable only in equity.
Adams v. Edmonds (Vt. S. C.), Ab
Restrictive indorsement to agent; evidence. Armour
Bros. v. Riley Co. Bank. (Kans. S. C.), Ab...
Stipulation impairing negotiability. Goldman v. Blum
(Tex. S. C.), Ab.
When counter-claim not allowable.
Noble (Vt. S. C.), Ab..
Warranty of collection. Taylor v. Soper (Mich. S. C.),
No warranty of solvency implied on sale of. Mulliken
v. Chapman (Me. S. C.), Ab
NEWSPAPER. See Slander and Libel.
NOTICE Possession; resulting trust.
Ream (Penn S. C.), Ab....
NUISANCE. Noise of cattle; railroad; statutory
power; injunction. Truman v. London (Eng. Ch.
Public market. Atwater v. Mayor (N. J. Ch.), N.
When railroad yard not. Briesen v. L. I. R. Co. (N.
Y. S. C.), Ab.
See Water and Water-course.
Mother's right to recover for negligent injury to son;
damages; highway; contributory negligence. Com-
missioners of Hartford Co. v. Hamilton (Md. App.),
OFFICE AND OFFICER. Attachment, excessive;
when officer not liable in damages. Davis v. Web-
ster (N. H. S. C.), Ab
Power of county board to fill vacancy. State v. Meehan
(N. J. S. C.), Ab...
Officer protected by process fair on its face. Mathews v.
Densmore (U. S. S. C.), Full...
Public officer: right to fees above salary; commissions
on sales. U. S. v. Brindle (U. S. S. C), Ab.
Trespass by public officer highway overseer cutting
drains injuring neighbor's land." Cubit v. O'Dett
(Mich. S. C.), Ab...
When non-resident does not disqualify under Kansas
statute. Salamanca township v. Wilson (U. S. S. C.),
PARENT AND CHILD. Custody of young infant
as between grandparent and father. Sturtevant v.
Havens (N. Y. S. C.), N..
PARDON. Unconditional, cannot be impeached for
fraud. Knapp v. Thomas (Ohio S. C.), N.
PARTNERSHIP. Action by one partner. Vinal
v. W. Va., Oil, etc., Co. (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
Firm of solicitors; liability for tort of co-partner.
Cleather v. Twisden (Eng. Ch. D.), Ab..
Limitation of partner's authority as to guaranty.
Avery v. Rowell (Wis. S. C.), Ab
Partner of assignee cannot sue firm on firm note.
Davis v. Merrill (Mich. S. C.), Ab
Partner's power to sell firm property and limit of.
Blaker v. Sands (Kans. S. C.), Ab.
Priorities between firm and individual creditors.
Shackelford y. Clark (Mo. S. C.), Ab..
Real estate debts. Messer v. Messer (N. H. S. C.), Ab. 338
Release of partner's debt for one due firm. Thomas
v. Stetson (Iowa S. C.), Ab..
Use of name of one not partner. Horton Mfg. Co. v.
Horton Mfg. Co. (U. S. C. C., Ind.), Ab....
See Payment; Suretyship.
PATENT. Combination; infringement; reissue void;
disclaimer does not revive original. McMurray v.
Mallory (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
Infringement; damages; interest on profits not re-
coverable. Ill. Cent. R. Co. v. Torrill (U. S. S. C.),
rule of damages for. Black v. Thorne (U. S. S.
Injunction; contempt. Roemer v. Newman (U. S. C.
C., N. J.), Ab
Improvement: damage for infringing.
Clark (U. S. S. C.), Ab
Novelty; old process to similar subject. Penn. R. Co.
v. Locomotive (U. S. S. C.), Ab
Proof under general denial. Zane v. Soffe (U. S. S.
Suspending injunction; public interest. Munson v.
Mayor (U. S. C. C., N. Y.), Ab...
See Constitutional Law.
PAYMENT. Application of; successive partner-
ships. Roakes v. Bailey (Vt. S. C.), Ab.....
Application; no charge without debtor's consent.
Eyler v. Read (Tex. S. C.), Ab....
Lauton v. Rowan (N. H. S. C.), Ab.
Compulsory; commission on purchase of stamps.
Swift & C. Co. v. U. S. (U. S. S. C.), Ab
Personal property accepted as; construction of con-
tract. Winchester & P. Mfg. Co. v. Funge (U. S. S.
Taking note not, unless agreed; when action not
premature; offer to return. Moore v. Fitz (N. H.
S. C.), Ab...
Of water license under compulsion. Westlake v. City
of St. Louis (Mo. S. C.), Ab..
PENALTY. Turnpike charter; ignorance of law;
illegal toll. Grumbine v. State (Md. App.), Ab..
PERJURY. See Criminal Law.
PHOTOGRAPH See Copyright.
PHYSICIAN Liability for false certificate of in-
sanity. Pennell v. Cummings (Me. S. C.), Ab.......
POLYGAMY. See Public Lands.
POST OFFICE. See Criminal Law.
PRACTICE. Allowance of appeal; supersedeas.
Peugh v Davis (C. S. S. C.), Ab.
U. S. v. Carey (U.
In equity; dismissal of bill after hearing merits. For-
rist v. Bellows (N. H. S. C.), Ab
Exception must be taken at trial.
S. S. C.), Ab.
Priority of successive attachments.
Stephenson (Mo. S. C.), Ab.
Return must be annexed to attachment. Rock v. Sing-
master (Iowa S. C.), Ab
See Attachment: Criminal Law; Municipal Bonds; Trial.
PRESUMPTION. Beer presumed intoxicating.
State v. Teissedre (Kans. S. C.), N...
PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATION. See Evidence.
PROBATE LAW. Administration of estate of
living person void. Thomas v. People (Ill. S. C.), Ab. 158
Claim for death from negligence not asset of estate.
Perry v. St. J. & W. R. Co. (Kans. S. C.), Ab
Debts assets at decedent's domicile debts due from
United States; mandamus; United States treasurer.
Wyman v. U. S. (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
Tombstone proper expenditure by executor. Crapo
v. Armstrong (Iowa S. C.), Ab..
Will, probate of, not impeachable collaterally. Spofford
v. Smith (N. H. S. C.), Ab.
See Administration; Will.
PROCESS. See Evidence.
PROMISSORY NOTE See Negotiable Instrument.
PROXIMATE COST. See Carrier.
PUBLIC LANDS. Disposition of, in satisfaction
of military land warrant, not a sale entitling a State
to percentage; practical Construction of statute.
Matter of Iowa & Illinois (U. S. S. C.), Ab...
Town site on; occupancy of polygamous wife with
husband not notice of wife's claim when husband
has title deed not witnessed; special statute con-
trolling general law; deed from city. Townsend v.
Little (U. S. S. C.), Ab....
PUBLIC USE. See Contract.
RAILROAD. Liable for ejecting drunken passenger
in cold and snow. Louisville, etc., R. Co. v. Sullivan
(Ky. App.) N.
Private road crossing; fence; evidence; books; in-
admissible against stranger. Railroad v. Cunnington
(Ohio S. C.), Ab
See Constitutional Law; Negligence; Nuisance; Street Rail-
RAPE. See Criminal Law.
RATIFICATION. See Judicial Sale.
RECEIPT. Evidence; so far as contract, cannot be
varied by parol. Goodwin v. Goodwin (N. H. S. C.),
RECORDING ACT. Index part of record: omis-
sion may be remedied; good from when; ejectment;
grantee of tax deed; limitation. Lombard v. Culbert-
son (Wis. S. C.), Ab...
Mutilated indexes. Elliott v.
Amendment by State
Wellman v. Howland (U.
Frelinghuysen v. Bald-
Harris (Ky. App.), N..
REMOVAL OF CAUSE.
court after; jurisdiction.
S. C. C., Ky.), Ab
Citizenship when suit begun.
win (C. S. C. C., N. Y.), Ab
Eminent domain proceedings. North Pacific T. Co. v.
Lowenberg (U. S. C. C., Ga.), Ab
Federal question; constitutionality of State law. Smith
v. Grimhow (U. S. S. C.), Ab.
Petition when to be filed. Stebbins v. Lancashire Ins.
Co. (N. H. S. C.), Ab.
Practice; garnishment of judgment. Loomis v. Har-
rington (U. S. C. C., Mich.), Ab...
Proceedings supplemental cannot be removed. Poole
v. Thatcher (U. S. C. C, Miss,), Ab
Repleading; practice; distinction between law and
equity in. Whittington Mfg. Co. v. Memphis, etc.
(U. S. C. C.), Ab..
Suit by State. Ames v. State (Kans. S. C.), N.
instituted by State. State v. Wolffe (U. S. C. C.,
to set aside will; residence. American Bible Soc.
v. Price (U. S. S. C.), Ab
REPLEVIN. Does not lie for property not suscepti-
ble of division. Read v. Middleton (Iowa S. C.), Ab.. 313
Does not lie for property seized for taxes. Power v.
Kindschi (Wis. S. C.), Ab...
RESIDENCE. See Will.
REVENUE. Appraisement by custom officers not re-
viewable by jury. Hilton v. Merritt (U. S. S. C.). Ab. 175