The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 134

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West Publishing Company, 1911 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 459 - No county, city, town, taxing district or other municipality shall be authorized or permitted to become indebted, in any manner or for any purpose, to an amount exceeding, in any year, the income and revenue provided for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the voters thereof, voting at an election to be held for that purpose; and any Indebtedness contracted in violation of this section shall be void.
Page 275 - That any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company receiving property for transportation from a point in one State to a point in another State shall issue a receipt or a bill of lading therefor, and shall be liable to the lawful holder thereof for any loss, damage, or injury to such property caused by it...
Page 127 - No variance between the allegation in a pleading and the proof is to be deemed material, unless it has actually misled the adverse party to his prejudice in maintaining his action or defense upon the merits.
Page 355 - He must in fact act upon it in such a manner as to change his position for the worse ; in other words, he must so act that he would suffer a...
Page 343 - The power to punish for contempts is inherent in all courts; its existence is essential to the preservation of order in judicial proceedings, and to the enforcement of the judgments, orders, and writs of the courts, and consequently to the due administration of justice. The moment the courts of the United States were called into existence and invested with jurisdiction over any subject, they became possessed of this power.
Page 259 - Obtaining additional security, or receiving payment of a debt, under such circumstances, is not prohibited by the law. Receiving payment is put in the same category, in the section referred to, as receiving security. Hundreds of men constantly continue to make payments up to the very eve of their failure, which it would be very unjust and disastrous to set aside. And yet this could be done in a large proportion of cases if mere grounds of suspicion of their solvency were sufficient for the purpose.
Page 457 - We, the jury, find the defendant guilty as charged in the indictment, and fix his punishment at ten years in the penitentiary.
Page 201 - No child under fourteen years of age shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work...
Page 147 - ... as by the known usage of trade, or the like, acquired a peculiar sense, distinct from the popular sense of the same words ; or unless the context evidently points out that they must in the particular instance...
Page 455 - ... knew or by the exercise of reasonable diligence could have known that hip representations as to the value of the stock were false.

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