Cases Determined by the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri, Volume 152

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Page 343 - The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means, or for an illegal consideration, or when he negotiates it in breach of faith, or under such circumstances as amount to a fraud.
Page 406 - ... (3) powers which he might have exercised for his own benefit, but not those which he might have exercised for some other person; ... (5) property which prior to the filing of the petition he could by any means have transferred or which might have been levied upon and sold under judicial process against him...
Page 406 - ... vested by operation of law with the title of the bankrupt...
Page 481 - It shall then be the duty of the. State court to accept said petition and bond, and proceed no further in such suit...
Page 22 - It is defendant's first contention that the court erred in refusing to direct a verdict for the defendant.
Page 407 - The trustee may avoid any transfer by the bankrupt of his property which any creditor of such bankrupt might have avoided, and may recover the property so transferred, or its value, from the person to whom it was transferred, unless he was a bona fide holder for value prior to the date of the adjudication.
Page 338 - No action shall lie against the company as respects any loss under this policy unless it shall be brought by the assured himself to reimburse him for loss actually sustained and paid by him in satisfaction of a judgment after trial of the issue.
Page 407 - Whenever a creditor is prevented from enforcing his rights as against a lien created, or attempted to be created, by his debtor, who afterwards becomes a bankrupt, the trustee of the estate of such bankrupt shall be subrogated to and may enforce such rights of such creditor for the benefit of the estate.
Page 309 - ... shall be paid to the county treasurer, and by him placed to the credit of the...
Page 108 - Children, wherever they go, must be expected to act upon childish instincts and impulses; and others who are chargeable with a duty of care and caution toward them must calculate upon this, and take precautions accordingly. If they...

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