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action affirmed agent agreed agreement alleged allowed amount appellant appellee assignment authority Bank benefit bill bonds cause charge Chicago Circuit Court cited claim condition consideration construction contract Cook County corporation County creditors damages debt decree deed defendant direct effect entered entitled error evidence execution fact filed follows give given ground held hold injury instructions interest issue John Judge judgment jurisdiction jury land liability limitations lots Messrs mortgage necessary negligence notice Opinion Opinion filed original owner paid parties payment person plaintiff possession presented presiding proceedings proof purchase question railroad reason received record recover reference refused rendered reversed rule says sold statute sufficient suit Supreme Court taken thereof tion trial trust verdict witness
Page 655 - For all other corporate purposes, all municipal corporations may be vested with authority to assess and collect taxes; but such taxes shall be uniform in respect to persons and property within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Page 215 - the rule for jurisdiction is that nothing shall be intended to be out of the jurisdiction of a superior court but that which specially appears to be so, and, on the contrary, nothing shall be intended to be within the jurisdiction of an inferior court but that which is so expressly alleged;" and this rule has been so frequently repeated as to have become a maxim in the law.
Page 346 - A communication made bona fide upon any subject-matter In which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, although it contain criminatory matter, which, without this privilege, would be slanderous and actionable...
Page 127 - that where one person makes a promise to another for the benefit of a third person, that third person may maintain an action upon it.
Page 516 - The defendant requested the court to instruct the jury that if they believed from the evidence " that the defendant was at the time of the...
Page 46 - ... of his employer, and yet if he fails, if without effecting an agreement or accomplishing a bargain, he abandons the effort, or his authority is fairly and in 'good faith terminated, he gains no right to commissions.
Page 364 - Every contracting party has an absolute right to rely on the express statement of an existing fact, the truth of which is known to the opposite party and unknown to him, as the basis of a mutual agreement...
Page 599 - Court, in term time or vacation, at any time hereafter, and confess a judgment, without process, in favor of the holder of this Note, for such amount as may appear to be unpaid thereon, together with costs and...
Page 49 - The clear result of all the cases, without a single exception, is that the trust of a legal estate, whether freehold, copyhold, or leasehold, whether taken in the names of the purchaser and others jointly, or in the name of others without that of the purchaser, whether in one name or several, whether jointly or successive, results to the man who advances the purchase money.
Page 346 - The meaning in law of a privileged communication is that it is made on such an occasion as rebuts the prima facie inference of malice arising from the publication of matter prejudicial to the character of the plaintiff, and throws upon him the onus of proving malice in fact ; but not of proving it by extrinsic evidence only : he has still a right to require that the alleged libel itself shall be submitted to the jury, that they may judge whether there is any evidence of malice on the face o'f it.