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CENTRAL LAW JOURNAL COMPANY, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.



This list includes only those cases commented upon editorially or in our Notes of Recent Decis-
ions, or in full annotated. The abbreviation Ed., indicates éditorially-R. D., cases commented upon
in our Notes of Recent Decisions; and ann. case, annotated case.

Ackeobausen v. People's Sav. Bank (Mich.) Banks

Savings Bank Deposits-Lost or Stolen Pass-books,

R. D. 297.
American Accident Co. v. Carson (Ky.) Accident In.

surance-External, Violent and Accidental Means

-Voluntary Exposure to Danger, R. D. 280.
Atlanta Consolidated Street Rallway Co. v. Keeny

(Ga.) Tender of Rare Coin, Ed. 417.

American Nat. Bank v. Louisville Warehouse & Ele.

vator Co. (Tenn.) Corporations - Transfer of

Stock-Dividends-Set-off-Partnership Debts, R.

D. 260.

Barrus v. Phaneuf (Mass.) Expert Witness Fees-

Contract, app. case, 177.

Barnitz v. Beverly (U. 8. S. C.) Constitutionality of

Retroactive Grant of Mortgage Redemption, Ed. 1.
Beach v. Beach (Okla.) Residence as a Requirement

for Divorce in Oklahoma, Ed. 493.

Bell v. Bell (N. Y.) Validity of Foreign Divorces, Ed.


Bennett v. Davis (Cal.) Mechanic's Lien - Material.

man, R. D. 278.
Blake v. Smith (R. I.) Slander-Misjoinder of Parties

Defendant-Husband and Wife, R. D. 149.

Blanck v. Sadlin (N. Y.) Mortgage Payable in Gold

Coin, Ed. 69.

Board of Trade v. Nelson (I11.) Board of Trade-Sug.

pension of Member-Review-Res Judicata, R. D.


Bonga v. Weare Township (Mich.) Forgetting the Ex-

istence of Defect in Highway as Contributory Neg-

ligence, Ed. 189.
Bradley v. Sandlands (Minn.) Process-Summons-

Error in Name, R. D. 358.
Briggs v. Town of Russellville (Ky.) Municipal Cor.

poration - Taxation-Agricultural Lands, R. D. 240.

Brooke v. Struthers (Mich.) Negotiability of Mort-

gage Promissory Notes Containing Extraordinary

Stipulations, Ed. 337.

Brotherton v. Manhattan Beach Imp. Co. (Neb.) Neg-

ligence-Proprietor of Bathing Resort-Failure to

Use Proper Precautions, R. D. 190.

Cabot v. Kingsman (Mass.) Municipal Corporation -

Sewers-Easement-Injuries to Abutting Land, R.

Chism v. First Nat. Bank (Tenn.) Negotiable Instru

ment-Indorsement of Draft to Fictitious Person,

R. D. 192.
City of Healdsburg v. Mulligan (Cal.) Extent of the

Liability of a Public Treasurer, Ed. 189.
Cline v. State (Tex.) Criminal Law-Evidence--Depo-

sition in Criminal Cases-Constitutional Law, R.

D. 398.

Commissioners, etc. v. Cartman (Eng.) Illegal Sale

of Intoxicating Liquor by Agent, Ed. 149.

Commonwealth v. Mnrray (Mass.) Constitutional

Law-Right to Bear Arms-Parade with Firearms,

R. D. 298.

Cone v. Citizens' Bank (Kan.) Misconduct of Trial

Judge in Remarks to Jury, Ed. 476.
Conner v. Canter (Ind.) Validity of Contract by Candi.

date to Appoint Certain Deputies, Ed. 397.

Consolidated Traction Co. v. Scott (N. J.) Railroad

Company-Street Railway - Negligence-Crossing,

R. D. 288.
Cooper v. Hamilton Perpetual Building & Loan Assoc.

(Tenn.) Deed--Acknowledgment Interested on

cer--Validity, R. D. 380.

Cornish y. Wiessman (N. J.) Deed-Building Restric.

tion--Enforcement, ann. case, 328.

Culmer v. Wilson (Utah) Joint Tort-feasorg-Contri-

bution-Liability of Husband for the Torts of Wife,

R. D. 50.

Davis v. United States (U. S. $. C.) Burden of Proof

where Defense of Insanity is Interposed, Ed. 49.
Dawson v. Peterson (Mich.) Evidence-Proof of For

eign Laws, R. D. 398.
Defiance Water Co. V. Olinger (Ohio) Dangerous Sub-

stance on Premises-Escape-Liability to Guest of

Tenant, R. D. 32.

Delaware, L. & W. R. Co. v. Hardy (N. J.) Master and

Servant-Servant of One Master as the Special

Servant of Another, R. D, 152.

Dodge v. Bremen Fire Ins. Co. (Kan.) Insurance-

Subrogation Clause--Change of Title, R. D. 359.

Dolan v. Rogers (N. Y.) Contract-Performance, R.

D. 50.
Doyle v. Fitchburg R. Co. (Mass.) Railroad Company

-Carriers of Passengers-Injury to Employee Rid.
ing as Passenger-Exemption from Liability, R. D.

D. 130.

Cahill v. Chicago, M. & St. P. Ry. Co. (U. S. C. C. III.)



Fidelity & Casualty Co. v. Gate City Nat. Bank (Ga.)

Fidelity Insurance-Construction of Policy-Change

of Employment, R. D. 338.

Fisher v. Fielding (Coon.) Foreigo Judgment-De-

fense-Service of Process – Jurisdiction of Foreign

Court, R. D. 30.

Fitzpatrick v. Daily State Pub. Co. (La.) Libel-Lla.

bility of Newspapers-Presumption of Malice, R.

D. 150.

Flora v. Anderson (U. 8. 8. C. Ohio) An American

Tichborne Oase, Ed. 417.

Frame v. Sliter (Oreg.) Vendor and Purchaser-Im.

plied Lien for Purchase Money, R. D. 172.

Fruchey v. Eagleston (Ind.) Oral Instructions to

Juries, Ed. 493.
Fuller v. Roberts County (S. D.) Office and Officers-

Payment of Salary to De Facto Officer, R. D. 301.
Gaar, Scott & Co. v. Green (N. Dak.) Contract-Con.

sideration, R. D. 319.

Gaar, Scott & Co. v. Hughes (Tenn.) Attorney and

Client-Collection of Money - Deposit-Failure of

Bank, R. D. 131.

Gildersleeve v. Hammond (Mich.) Lateral Support-

Contributory Negligence-Evidence, ann. case, 97.
Gleason v. Boehm (N. J.) Landlord and Tenant-Dan.

gerous Premises Liability of Landlord for In.

juries, ann. case, 138.
Gray v. Holmes (Kan.) Adoption-Descent and Dis.

tribution-Rights of Adopted Child, R. D. 278.
Great Western Railway Co. v. Edwards (Eng.) Bicy.

cles as Baggage, Ed. 457.
Green v. Blackwell (N. J.) Bequest-Charity-Trust-

Cy Pres Doctrine, R. D. 476.
Green v. Coast Line Railroad Co. (Ga.) Insolvent

Corporation - Priority of Judgment for Damages

over Mortgage, Ed. 257.
Greer v. Payne (Kan.) Trusts and Monopolies-Rights

of Members- Equity Jurisdiction, R. D. 399.

Havemeyer v. Dabu (Neb.) Conveyance of Homestead

-Validity - Acknowledgment-Notary-Disqualifi.

cation, ann. case, 12.
Hawes v. Tavor (II.) Deed Covenant-Building Re-

strictions, R. D. 170.
Henneger v. Lomas (Ind.) Bight of Woman to Recover

in Her Own Name Damages for Seduction, Ed. 169.
Hennington v. State of Georgia (U. S.S. C.) State En-

actments Prohibiting Running of Railroad Trains

on Sunday, Ed. 129.

Herrlmann v. Menzies (Cal.) Contract-Res riction of

Trade-Monopoly - Public Policy-Validity, ann.

case, 502.

Hilbish v. Hattle (Ind.) Divorce-Decree of Another

State-Collateral Attack-Contract for Separation,

R. D. 153.

Hoover v. State (Neb.) Undue Expedition in Bringing

Accused Murderer to Trial, Ed. 29.

Hosley v. Beard (Ohio) Negotiable Instrument-Note

of Incompetent-Validity-Burden of Proof, R. D.


Houlten v. Nichols (Wis.) Lobbying Contracts—Valid.

ity-Public Policy, R. D. 111.
Hurlburt's Estate, In re (Vt.) Evidence-Death-Proof

of-General Reputation in the Family, R. D. 288.
Hursen v. Gavin (III.) Contract in Restraint of Trade

- Validity, R. D. 479.
Illinois Cent. R. Co. v. Ihlenberg (U. S. C. C. of App.

6th Cir.) Whether Constitutional Provisions are

Self-executing, Ed. 475.
Illinois Cent. Railroad Co. v. State of Illinois (U. 8. .

C.) Obstruction of Interstate Commerce and United

States Mails, Ed. 129.
Irvine, Ex parte (U. S. S. C.) Refusal of Witness to

Answer Incriminating Questions, Ed. 277.

Jeffris v. Fitchburg R. Co. (Wis.) Sale-Rescission iy

Seller-Stoppage in Transitu-Insolvency of Pur.

chaser-Election of Remedies, R. D. 171.

Jones v. State (Ga.) What Constitutes a Common Cheat

or Swindler, Ed. 277.

Kearney Milling and Elevator Co. v. Union Pac. Ry.

Co. (Iowa) Sale-Rescission by Seller-Election of

Remedies-Stoppage in Transitu, R. D. 70, 171.

Kellogg Newspaper Co. v. Peterson (III.) Sales-De.

livery, R. D. 258.

Kijek v. Goldman (N. Y.) Liability for Deceit Inducing

One to Marry an Impure Woman, Ed. 357.

Kilbride v. Moss (Cal.) Guaranty-Contract-Statute of

Frauds, R. D. 379.

Kiser v. Holladay (Oreg.) Master and Servant-Con.

tract to Pay for Service-When Implied, R. D. 259.
Lenzen v. City of New Braunfels (Tex.) Municipal Cor.

poration - Detective Water-works – Llability for

Loss by Fire, R. D. 90.
Light v. Killinger (Ind.) Negotiable Instruments-A:-

teration, ann, case, 405.

Little v. Chicago, St. P., M. &0. Ry. Co. (Minn.)'Action

for Injuries to Land-Venue, ann. case, 198.

Lommen v. Minneapolis Gas Light Co. (Minn.) Consti.

tutionality of Statute Providing for “Special" Ju.

ries, Ed. 209.
Love v. People (III.) Criminal Law-Burglary-Crime

Induced by Detective, R. D. 110.
Loventhal v. Home Ins. Co. (Ala.) Insurance-Title of

Insured-Executory Contract of Purchase, R. D.

Lowe v. Kangas (U.S.S. C.) Criminal Law and Pro.

cedure-Imposition of Costs on Prosecutor-Consti.

tutionality of Statute, R. D. 2.
McKenzie, Ex parte (III.) Judgment-Fictitious Cause

-Collusive Petition to Vacate, R. D. 190.
Manning v. West End St. Ry. Co. (Mass.) Electric

Street Railway-Negligence of Conductor-Injury

to Bystander, R. D. 92.
Medinah Temple Co. v. Currey (III.) Landlord and

Tenant – Assignment for Benefit of Creditorg-

Forfeiture of Lease, R. D. 494.

Mexican Nat. R. Co. V. Jackson (Tex.) Action-Transl.

tory-Conflict of Laws, R. D. 170.
Miller's Estate, In Re (Penn.) Mechanic's Lien-Mort.

gageg-Priority, ann. case, 482.
Miller v. Donovan (N. Y.) Inducing the Publication of

a Libel, Ed. 49.
Morris v. Mix (Kan.) Mortgage Assumption by

Grantee, R. D. 418.

Murray v. Tolman (Ill.) Deceit-False Representations

-Sale of Stock, ann. case, 367.

Nicely v. Commercial Bank (Ind.) Negotiable Iostru.

ment-Promissory Note--Exchange-Negotiability,

R. D. 210.

North Dallas Circuit Ry. Co. v. McCue (Tex.) Trial-

Remarks of Judge to Jury on Failure to Agree, R.

D. 130.

Northern Pacific Railway v. Peterson (U. S. 8. C.) Fel.

low-servant Rule in Federal Courts, Ed. 89.

Norton v. Dashwood (Eng.) Devise-Fixtures-Tap.

estry on Walls, R. D. 358.
O'Brien v. Boland (Mass.) Real Estate-Option-Seal,

ann. case, 306.
Ohio & M. Ry. Co. v. Tabor (Ky.) Carriers of Goods-

Contract Limiting Liability-Interstate Shipment,

R. D. 132.
Oliver v. Macon Hardware Co. (Ga.) Lien-Laborer's

Lien-Clerk, R. D. 318.
Pacific Express Co. v. Shearer (Ill.) Carriers-Misde.

livery, ann. case, 35.
People v. Bennett (Cal.) Criminal Law-Former Jeop.

ardy-Waiver of Plea, R. D. 299.
People v. Chase (III.) Constitutionality of the Illinois

Land Transfer Act, Ed. 437.

State v. McCabe (Mo.) Criminal Law-Sending Threat

ening Letters by Collection Agency, R. D. 439.
State v. Miller (W. Va.) Criminal Law-Lascivious Co.

habitation, R. D. 151.
State v. Missouri Pacific Railway Co. (Mo. Cir. Ct.)

Bicycles as Baggage, Ed. 377.
State v. Tyler (Wash.) Garnishment Liability of

County to Process, R. D. 113.
State v. Wood (N. J.) Tort-Joinder of Actions-Injury

to Dogs, R. D. 458.
Stevenson v. Kyle (w. Va.) Principal and Agent-

Rights of Third Persons-Set off of Debt of Agent-

Assignment, R. D. 262.
Stuart v. New Albany Mfg. Co. (Ind.) Master and Serv.

ant - Personal Injury – Assumption of Risk, R. D.

Summersell v. State (Fla.) Criminal Law · Verdict-

Absence of Defendant, R. D. 318.
Swift v. Rounds (R. I.) Fraud Deceit - Purchase of

Goods on Credit with the Intention not to Pay
Therefor — Implied False Representations - Plead.

ing, ann. case, 266.
Talbot Paving Co. v. City of Detroit (Mich.) Municipal

Corporations - Contracts – Rejection of Bid-Lia:

bility to Bidder, R. D. 258.
Talcott v. Arnold (N. J.) Employment of Husband by

wile – Rights of Creditors of Husband, ann. case,

People v. Cummings (Cal.) Criminal Law-Obtaining

Land Through False Pretenses, R. D. 420.
People v. De Winton (Cal.) Criminal Law-Arson-

What Constitutes-Ownersbip, ann. case, 286.
Peterson y. Western Union Tel. Co. (Mind.) Tele-

graphic Libels, R. D. 93.
Phelps v. Piper (Neb.) Election and Voters-Rival Con.

ventions of one Political Party-Secretary of State
-Duties as to Candidates Nominated, ann. case,

Pessy v. Ferguson (U.S.S. C.) Validity of "Separate

Coach” Laws, Ed. 129.
Pugh v. London, Brighton & South Coast Ry. Co.

(Eug.) Accident Insurance-Injuries by Fright-

Death by Iobaling Gas, R. D. 878.
Parviance v. Schultz (Ind.) Llability of Decedent's

Estate-Services-Infant's Contracts Creating Fam.

ily Relations, R. D. 439.
Ravenswood, s. & G. Ry. Co. v. Town of Ravenswood

(W.Va.) Railroad Company-Municipal Aid Bonds

-Change of Route, R. D. 2.
Raycroft v. Tayntor (Vt.) Contract-Malicious Inter-

terference-Procuring Discharge of Servant, ann.

case, 222.
Rickerson Roller-Mill Co. v. Farrell Foundry & Mą.

chine Co. (U. 8. C.C. of App. 6th Cir.) Corporation
-Issue of Stock-ale Below Par-Insolvency-

Preference to Directors, R. D. 438.
Robert Cluggish v. Cynthia A. Kuhns (Ind.) Municipal

Corporation - Priblic Improvement - Estoppel of

Property Owner, ann. case, 244.
Roberts, In re (Kan.) Constitutional Law-Arrest of

Debtor, R. D. 300.
Roberts v. American Building & Loan Assn. (Ark.)

Building and Loan Associations-Foreclosure of
Mortgage-Rule for Computing Amount Due-Fines,

ann. case, 348.
Rosenstein v. Coleman (Mont.) Assignment for Benefit

of Creditorg-When Fraudulent, R. D. 339.
Sammis v. Sly (Ohio) Attachment-Wrongful Levy-

Destruction of Property by Fire, R. D. 191.
Samuel R. Callaway v. Jessie Mellett (Ind.) Carriers of

Passengerg-Ticket Holders' Rights, apn. case, 77.
Sandwich Manut. Co. v. Krake (Minn.) Execution-

Supplementary Proceedings-Wages of City Em-

ployee, R. D. 478.
Schott v. Dosh (Neb.) Quitclaim Deed Bona Fide

Purchaser-Unrecorded Deed, R. D. 341.
Scott v. Mercer (Iowa) Bailment-Lien for Labor and

Skill-Training Horse, R. D. 94.
Sharp T. McIntire (Colo.) Elections Voters Resi.

dence-Declarations-Res Gestæ Witness - Com-

petency, ann. case, 387.
Shearing v. Trambull (U. S. C. C. Colo.) Removal of

Causes-Receiver of Federal Court, R. D. 339.
Simonds v. City of Baraboo (Wis.) Municipal Corpora.

tion-Defective Street-Knowledge - Forgetfulness
-Contributory Negligence - Evidence of Custom,

ann, case, 57.
Skinner v. Caughey (Minn.) Liveryman's Lien Who

Entitled to-Grooms, R. D. 31.
Solicitor's Loan & Trust Co. y. Robins (Wash.) Per-

sonal Liability of Grantee of Mortgaged Premises

to Pay a Mortgage, Ed. 169.
State v. Arnold (8. Car.) Criminal Law Homicide-

Declarations of Deceased, R. D. 239.
State v. Copeland (Tenn.) Extent of the Liability of a

Public Treasurer, Ed. 149.
State v. Fry (Tenn.) Criminal Law - Evidence of Good

Character-Remoteness in Time, R. D. 93.
State F. Griswold (Conn.) Criminal Law-Seizure of

Paperg-Compelling Defendant to Criminate Him.

Belf, R. D. 171.
State v. Hatch (Kan.) Criminal Law - Homicide-Self-

defense-Duty to Retreat, R. D. 494.

Talton v. Mayes (U. S. S. C.) Federal Jurisdiction

within the Cherokee Nation, Ed. 29.
Tampa Water-works Co. v. Cline (Fla.) Waters-Sur-

face and Subterranean Streams Riparian Owners

-Interference with Percolation, R. D. 298.
Taylor v. Chesapeake &0. Ry. Co. (W. Va.) Parent and

Child - Custody of Minor-Action for Loss of Sery.

ice-Dangerous Employment, R. D. 69.
Tebbets v. Mercantile Credit Guarantee Co. (U.S.O.

C. of App. 2d Cir.) Credit Insurance - Uncollect-

Ible Debts-Contract, R. D. 170.
Territory v. Lucera (N. M.) Criminal Law-Homicide-

Malice-Presumption R. D. 360.
Tucker v. Tucker (Migg.) Alienating Conjugal Affec-

tion-Impeaching a Witness, ann. case, 118.
Tuttle v. National Bank of the Republic (III.) Whether

Constitutional Provisions are Sell-executing, Ed.



United States v. Fulkerson (U. S. D. 0. So. Dist. Cal.)

Federal Offense- Unlawful Use of Mails — Lottery,

R. D. 318.
Urban v. Helmick (Wash.) Libel - Question of Law,

Construction, R. D. 279.
Vegelahn v. Gunter (Mass.) Injunction-Conspiracy to

Injure Business, Ed. 457; aun. case, 464.
Vining v. Miller (Mich.) Chattel Mortgage – Animals-

Priority of Lien, R. D. 110.
Wade v. Pittsburgh, C., C. & St. L. R. Co. (II.) Car.

rierg-Act of God – Johnstown Flood, ann. case,

Warner v. Southern Pac. Co. (Cal.) Master and Servant

-Liability for Malicious Act of Servant Vindic

tive Damages, R. D. 112.
Wilhelm v. Wilkins (N. Y.) Quitclaim Deed --Record-

ing-Bona Fide Purchaser, R. D. 31.
Williams v. Hays (N. Y.) Insanity as a Defense to Torts

of Negligence, Ed. 109.
Wilson v. Campbell (Mich.) Negotiability of Mortgage

Promissory Notes containing Extraordinary stipu.

lations, Ed. 337.
Wilson v. Lewiston Mill Co. (N. Y.) Conflict of Laws-

Contracts-Statute of Frauds-Memorandum, R. D.

Wilson v. Mayor, etc. (Md.) Municipal Corporationg-

Supplies Deposit Accompanying Sealed Bid-
Penalty, R. D. 3.

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