The Law of Ralways

Front Cover
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

SECTION VII
50
Consignee must have reasonable opportunity to remove goods
56
So if companys agent misinform the consignee
62
Payment of freight and fare will sometimes be presumed 68
68
SECTION 1
71
The rule under the English statute stated and illustrated 81
81
SECTION XI
95
This is presumed when they are connected in business 104
104
SECTION XIII
109
Servant may bind company even when he disobeys their directions
116
SECTION XVIII
127
Company compellable to solve question of claimants right at their
140
SECTION XX
147
4 and note 12 So also are money for expenses books for reading
153
Passenger carrier has lien upon baggage for fare i
159
SECTION XXIV
165
Consignor owning the goods the proper party to sue 70
171
Are responsible for the utmost care and watchfulness
174
Will make no difference if passenger does not pay fare 184
184
But not where he knew his neglect would expose him to injury
195
The degree of precaution required of passengercarriers
201
But not where their own misconduct exposes them to peril
204
Wife cannot maintain the action for death of husband or father
210
Not liable for injury caused by stage company connecting with rail
216
SECTION VIII
220
SECTION X
227
PASSENGERS WRONGFULLY EXPELLED FROM CARS
230
CHAPTER XXV
238
MANDAMUS
257
SECTION II
264
But these cases overruled Not required now unless under peculiar
273
Not awarded to control legal discretion
275
That is the legitimate mode of granting execution in equity
282
Commissioners of public works not liable to this writ
289
Remedy must be sought at earliest convenient time 292
292
If the party sending the message is the actor that received at the
301
Scire facias the proper remedy to determine forfeiture
306
SECTION I
307
SECTION II
313
EQUITABLE INTERFERENCE IN REGARD TO THE WORKS
316
Rule stated in Ireland
378
Liability to taxation on railway stock same as other personal
384
LEGISLATIVE EXEMPTION FROM TAXATION
390
Land taken by right of eminent domain exempt
395
Lateral railway acts in Pennsylvania constitutional 401
401
Essential requisites to constitute an exclusive franchise or grant 408409
408
Forfeiture for the benefit of a county may be remitted by legislature
418
and 11 Recent decisions of U S Supreme Court 426
426
SECTION III
445
The United States Constitution secures to nonresident citizens
448
SECTION VI
471
Charter viewed as a contract
479
How far such charters are subject to repeal alteration or amend
485
RAILWAY INVESTMENTS
494
Statement of a leading case in New Hampshire 515 533
515
The right to mortgage subsequently acquired property maintained
533
Neither sale nor foreclosure allowed in England
552
the fact and if the fact were proved it could not affect subsequent
553
The claim to have the contract reformed and for specific perform
554
SECTION III
595
Debentureholder in England not entitled to foreclosure
598
SECTION VI
604
CHAPTER XXXIV
610
SECTION II
613
CHAPTER XXXV
619
EXECUTION AGAINST SHAREHOLDERS
627
CHAPTER XXXVI
637
LEGISLATIVE SUPERVISION POLICE OF RAILWAYS
644
Disapproval of conditional grant of street railways
651
Mere association or alliance not sufficient
659
MODE OF RECKONING TIME
666
DECLARATION MOTION IN ARREST
668
The subsequent mortgages to the Commonwealth convenient but
671
MORTGAGES AND DEBENTURES RECEIVERS AND MANAGERS
704
Effect of endorsement and delivery of bill of lading
723
Covers back charges
799
Beyond the power of railway companies in England to combine with
806
Aggrieved persons cannot take redress into their own hands 375
807
Debentureholders preferred to judgmentcreditors
827

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 203 - There must be reasonable evidence of negligence. But where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendants, that the accident arose from want of care.
Page 186 - When carriers undertake to convey persons by the powerful but dangerous agency of steam, public policy and safety require that they be held to the greatest possible care and diligence.
Page 385 - It does not extend to a tax paid by the real property of the bank, in common with the other real property within the state, nor to a tax imposed on the interest which the citi/ens of Maryland may hold in this institution, in common with other property of the same description throughout the state.
Page 257 - It was introduced to prevent disorder, from a failure of justice and defect of police. Therefore it ought to be used upon all occasions where the law has established no specific remedy, and where in justice and good government there ought to be one.
Page 482 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence.
Page 263 - Courts, except replevin and ejectment, may endorse upon the writ and copy to be served a notice that the plaintiff intends to claim a writ of mandamus, and the plaintiff may- thereupon claim in the declaration, either together with any other demand which may now be enforced in such action, or separately, a writ of mandamus commanding the defendant to fulfil any duty in the fulfilment of which the plaintiff is personally interested.
Page 346 - If the thing sought to be prohibited is in itself a nuisance, the Court will interfere to stay irreparable mischief without waiting for the result of a trial ; and will, according to the circumstances, direct an issue or allow an action, and, if need be, expedite the proceedings, the injunction being in the meantime continued.
Page 101 - It is unfortunate for the interests of commerce that there is any diversity of opinion on such a subject, especially in this country; but the rule that holds the carrier only liable to the extent of his own route, and for the safe storage and delivery to the next carrier, is in itself so just and reasonable that we do not hesitate to give it our sanction.
Page 433 - The continued existence of a government would be of no great value if by implications and presumptions it was disarmed of the powers necessary to accomplish the ends of its creation, and the functions it was designed to perform transferred to the hands of privileged corporations.
Page 269 - I apprehend those who come for them to Parliament do in effect undertake that they shall do and submit to whatever the legislature empowers and compels them to do, and that they shall do nothing else...

Bibliographic information