The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 136 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1911 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 380 - The declaration stated that theretofore, to wit, on, etc., by a certain agreement then made between the plaintiff of the one part, and the defendant of the other part...
Page 404 - It is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation, and when the words have a definite and precise meaning, to go elsewhere in search of conjecture in order to restrict or extend the meaning.
Page 236 - I hereby appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament ; hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
Page 322 - Generally speaking, evidence of other crimes is competent to prove the specific crime charged when it tends to establish (1) motive; (2) intent; (3) the absence of mistake or accident; (4) a common scheme or plan embracing the commission of two or more crimes so related to each other that proof of one tends to establish the others; (5) the identity of the person charged with the commission of the crime on trial.
Page 131 - If the application be made upon affidavits on the part of the defendant, but not otherwise, the plaintiff may oppose the same by affidavits or other proofs, in addition to those on which the order of arrest was made.— 1873-306.
Page 143 - Whenever the death of a person shall result from an injury inflicted by negligence or wrongful act, then, in every such case, damages may be recovered for such death, from the corporations and persons so causing the same. Until otherwise provided by law, the action to recover such damages shall in all cases be prosecuted by the personal representative of the deceased person.
Page 168 - Where a corporation is incompetent by its charter to take a title to real estate, a conveyance to it is not void, but only voidable, and the sovereign alone can object. It is valid until assailed in a direct proceeding, instituted for that purpose.
Page 164 - State, shall be entitled to exercise the right of eminent domain, or have power to acquire the right of way, or real estate for depot or other uses, until it shall have become a body corporate pursuant to and in accordance with the laws of this State.
Page 309 - The belting, shafting, gearing, and drums of all factories, when so placed as to be, In the opinion of the Inspectors mentioned In section nine of chapter one hundred and three, dangerous to persons employed therein while engaged in their ordinary duties, shall be as far as practicable securely guarded.
Page 143 - ... within one year from the time the cause of action has accrued, and not after.

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