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acceptance administrator affirmed alleged amended amount appellant appellee apply appointed assessment attorney authorized bank bill bonds building cause cent charged Charles Chicago child circuit court claim complainant constitution contract convey corporation counsel death deceased decree deed defendant defendant in error delivered directions district duty effect employee entered evidence executed fact filed follows further given granted hands heirs held Illinois instruction intention interest issued Italy Judge judgment jury JUSTICE land letter levy limitation living meaning necessary objections officer operation opinion owner paid parties performance person plaintiff in error probation purchase question railroad reasonable receiver record reference remanded reversed rule securities Smith specific statute street sufficient testified testimony tion trial trustee void wife witness writ
Page 481 - Whether we are considering an agreement between parties, a statute, or a constitution, with a view to its interpretation, the thing we are to seek is, the thought which it expresses.
Page 108 - That it is complete and regular upon its face; 2. That he became the holder of it before it was overdue, and without notice that it had been previously dishonored, if such was the fact; 3. That he took it in good faith and for value; 4. That at the time it was negotiated to him he had no notice of any infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating it.
Page 434 - is free to recognize degrees of harm and it may confine its restrictions to those classes of cases where the need is deemed to be clearest." If "the law presumably hits the evil where it is most felt, it is not to be overthrown because there are other instances to which it might have been applied.
Page 448 - Granting to any corporation, association or individual any special or exclusive privilege, immunity or franchise whatever.
Page 434 - When the classification in such a law is called in question, if any state of facts reasonably can be conceived that would sustain it, the existence of that state of facts at the time the law was enacted must be assumed. 4. One who assails the classification in such a law must carry the burden of showing that it does not rest upon any reasonable basis, but is essentially arbitrary.
Page 106 - The acceptor by accepting the instrument engages that he will pay it according to the tenor of his acceptance; and admits: 1. The existence of the drawer, the genuineness of his signature, and his capacity and authority to draw the instrument; and 2. The existence of the payee and his then capacity to indorse.
Page 107 - The maker of a negotiable instrument by making it engages that he will pay it according to its tenor, and admits the existence of the payee and his then capacity to indorse.
Page 201 - An office is a public position created by the constitution or law, continuing during the pleasure of the appointing power, or for a fixed time, with a successor elected or appointed.
Page 99 - Whoever, by means of any instrument, medicine, drug or other means whatever, causes any woman, pregnant with child, to abort or miscarry, or attempts to procure or produce an abortion or miscarriage, unless the same were done as necessary for the preservation of the mother's life...