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2. Membership of a club which is purely literary or social or scientific, and
such a club who is expelled. Waring v. Medical Society, 533.
1. A laborer who leaves his employer, before his time of service has ex-
2. In the absence of an express agreement ten hours work will be considered
3. A master is liable to other servants in the same employment, if they are
1. Materials furnished on the credit of a building, are a sufficient considera-
2. Repairs and alterations which do not change the exterior of a building
into a new structure, confer no lien. Miller v. Hershey, 699.
HUSBAND AND WIFE, 12 ; LIMITATIONS, 1 ; VENDOR AND PURCHASER, 1-5.
1. An entry by a mortgagee, in the name of the whole, upon one of several
2. That a deed absolute on its face was really given as security for a debt
3. A mortgage on a canal boat, or a copy thereof, by a statute of New
4. A tenant for years who offers to pay off a mortgage-debt has the right to
5. The date of a mortgage is the day of its delivery. Russell v. Carr, 314.
7. In equity a conveyance, whatever form it may assume, will be treated as
8. But on the other hand, parties capable of acting may make conditional
9. Nor does the fact thut parties stand in the relation of mortgagor and
10. The intention of the parties is, in such cases, what the courts seek to
11. As between grantor and grantee, where it appears that a conditional
12. A mortgage of future-acquired chattels is valid only when the property
13. A mortgage of property in which the mortgagor has no present interest,
cognise or enforce. Id.
1. Neither the identity of a municipal corporation, nor its right to hold pro-
2. Is bound to keep the pavement in front of the market stalls in repair.
3. It is settled in Pennsylvania that the legislature may confer upon muni-
4. But such local assessments can only be imposed to pay for local improve-
5. The paving of a street, changing a road into a street, and bringing the
6. But when a street is once opened and paved, and has thus become a part of
1. It is not contributory negligence on the part of a person crossing a
2. It is the duty of county commissioners knowing a bridge to be unsafe to
3. It is not the absolute duty of a railroad company to furnish a safe engine.
4. When an injury has occurred to a servant in consequence of a defect in
5. Notice to the proper officers or servants of the company is notice to the
6. The occupant of a second story is liable for the negligence of his ser-
7. Must be direct and proximate to defeat an action by the widow of the
8. The owner of a horse who allowed him to wander on the unenclosed
9. It is negligence in a passenger, or in an employee holding the relation
10. In an action whose gravamen is negligence, it is the duty of the plain-
11. Negligence is always a question for the jury, where there is any doubt
12. It is negligence for a traveller to drive on a bridge just as a train is
about to pass under it, if he has notice of its approach. Id.
Granting or refusing a new trial is always in the discretion of the court try.
ing the cause. Anthony v. Eddy, 445.
1. Unless an individual citizen is specially injured by a public nuisance, he
2. The prosecution of a business, which renders the neighborhood uncom-
3. Continuance of, after notice to abate, renders party liable to indictment.
4. Landlord not liable for nuisance on the premises of his tenant. Id.
5. Every continuance is a fresh nuisance in judgment of law, and an action
6. The diversion of the waters of a navigable stream may be both a public
therefor. Yolo v. City of Sacramento, 670.
EXECUTION, 3; INTERNATIONAL Law, 1; SURETY, 3; Taxation, 3;
Public officers are liable in damages to all persons who may be injured
through their malfeasance, omission, or neglect. Lick v. Madden, 701.
1. Father may maintain an action for debauching his daughter under age,
2. A minor having enlisted with his father's consent, is entitled to the
3. A minor son enlisting in the army with his father's consent, is entitled
such service. Ayer v. Ayer, 636.
1. Court will set aside and quash return of commissioners of partition when
2. Parol promise by tenant in common to convey, no bar to suit for parti-
3. A decree in partition, that such portions be allotted to the different ten-
4. All the tenants in common should join in a partition. Sutter v. San
1. A partner bound to account must give a clear and distinct statement of
2. A participation in the profits, to constitute a partnership, must be a gen-
3. A share of the profits as compensation for services, will not constitute
a partnership, unless its gross inadequacy shows it to be a mere pretext to
4. A partner with the knowledge of his copartner converted to the use of
5. Such bond valid as an indemnity although executed before the sureties
6. When partnership property is sold under separate executions against
7. A member of a ditch company has no general authority, by virtue of
8. Fraud is sufficient ground to dissolve an unexpired partnership. Cottle
9. Levy on land of a partner for partnership debt, cannot be defeated by
10. Partner may withdraw at any sime and cause technical dissolution of
11. Equity will not decree dissolution and appoint a receiver unless on
12. The joint creditors of a partnership, have an equity to prevent the trans-
13. The members of a partnership are not jointly liable in an action for a
14. Each partner being liable in solido for the firm engagements, has a right
15. The interest of a partner is only his proportion of the capital or profits
16. A partner has an insurable interest in the entire stock, and on the
receipt for a loss of insurance he must account to the firm. Id.
1. For chemical substances should state the component parts with clearness
2. Our Patent System, 321.
3. Where the question is on the validity of a patent the jurisdiction of the
4. In a joint invention, each party should invent or discover something
5. A joint patent taken out on the sole invention of one, or a sole patent on
an invention of more than one, is void. Id.
1. The doctrine that bank bills are a good tender unless objected to at the
parties to be suspended, is not a satisfaction. Id.
THE LEGAL RELATIONS OF PHOTOGRAPHS, 1.
1. After a verdict for plaintiff, judgment will not be arrested because the
highway in repair, instead of alleging that the town was so bound. Flanders
2. A reversal in a court of last resort, remanding a case, cannot be set up
3. The rule that judgment will be given against the party who commits the
4. A cause of action for false imprisonment may be joined with a cause of
5. In declaring upon a special contract the entire consideration must be set
6. Where the cause of action in the declaration is single and indivisible,
7. In an action by assignee of a chose in action not negotiable against the
transfer. Smiley v. Stevens, 648.
1. In New Hampshire any one who has rights involved may be admitted to
2. There can be no judgment against a trustee in an attachment suit of
3. An instrument in writing agreeing to pay $150 every month for the
4. Filing the agreement is a copy of the claim, and no more could be
recovered than was due on it. Id.
The bona fide purchase by a neutral, of a vessel of a belligerent, even though
rent. The Georgia, 250.
THE CASE OF MR. BRADLEY AND THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA, 129, 305.
1. Is not a writ of right. Com. ex rel. McLaughlin v. Cluley, 62.
2. The enactment that writs of quo warranto may be issued on the sugges-
an interest to be affected. Id.
DITOR, 4; NEGLIGENCE, 3.
1. A charter granted by two states to a company to construct a railroad is
2. Connecting lines of railroad may lawfully agree to divide the fares
3. A contract between railroad companies using the same gange, to trans-
4. If a passenger is ready and willing to pay his fare when demanded, a
5. A railroad company in its character of master is responsible to its