Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 186

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Page 61 - Public in and for said County, and in the State aforesaid do hereby certify that James Y. Scammon, who is personally known to me to be the same person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day in person and acknowledged that he signed, sealed and delivered the said instrument as his free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Page 198 - It is now very well settled that a corporation cannot avail itself of the defense of ultra vires when the contract has been in good faith fully performed by the other party, and the corporation has had the full benefit of the performance and of the contract.
Page 292 - No law shall be passed by the General Assembly granting the right to construct and operate a street railroad within any city, town, village, or on any public highway, without first acquiring the consent of the local authorities having control of the street or highway proposed to be occupied by such street railroad; and the franchises so granted shall not be transferred without similar assent first obtained.
Page 214 - In the name of God, Amen : I, Sarah M. Cottrell, of the Town of Scott in the County of Cortland and State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish, and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following, that is to say: First — I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.
Page 192 - ... conferred upon it by the Legislature, is not voidable only, but wholly void, and of no legal effect. The objection to the contract is. not merely that the corporation ought not to have made it, but that it could not make it.
Page 414 - All laws relating to courts shall be general and of uniform operation throughout the State, and the organization. jurisdiction, power, proceedings and practice of all the courts of the same class or grade, so far as regulated by law, and the force and effect of the proceedings, judgments and decrees of such courts, severally, shall be uniform...
Page 574 - Upon the return of any ordinance by the mayor, the vote by which the same was passed shall be reconsidered by the council ; and if, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of all the members elected to the city council shall agree, by yeas and nays, to pass the same, it shall go into effect, notwithstanding the mayor may refuse to approve thereof.
Page 127 - The governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 460 - In regard to the mode in which laws may be repealed by subsequent legislation, it is laid down as a rule that a general statute, without negative words, will not repeal the particular provisions of a former one unless the two acts are irreconcilably inconsistent.
Page 656 - In a suit to quiet title to land the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title and not upon the weakness of his adversary's.

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