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Page 6 - ... at, or after, or following, or under, or beside, or opposite to the end of the will, that it shall be apparent on the face of the will that the testator intended to give effect, by such his signature, to the writing signed as his will...
Page 23 - No rule of construction is more firmly established than this : that a retrospective operation is not to be given to a statute so as to impair an existing right or obligation, otherwise than as regards matter of procedure, unless that effect cannot be avoided without doing violence to the language of the enactment. If the enactment is expressed in any language which is fairly capable of either interpretation, it ought to be construed as prospective only.
Page 286 - May 17 was $6.86, making a total of $81.86 ; that the note and mortgage provided that, in the event of default In the payment of any...
Page 22 - I so decide, because it is a general rule that when the Legislature alters the rights of parties by taking away, or conferring, any right of action, its enactments, unless in express terms they apply to pending actions, do not affect them.
Page 190 - Having now particularly described and ascertained the nature of my said invention and in what manner the same is to be performed, I declare that what I claim is (d).
Page 127 - ... unable to pay his debts as they become due from his own money in favour of any creditor, or any person in trust for any creditor, with a view of giving such creditor a preference over the other creditors...
Page 70 - ... accept from any member the whole or a part of the amount remaining unpaid on any shares held by him, although no part of that amount has been called up...
Page 350 - All such property as may belong to or be vested in the bankrupt at the commencement of the bankruptcy, or may be acquired by or devolve on him before his discharge...
Page 21 - Defining the extent to which the jurisdiction of any federal court shall be exclusive of that which belongs to or is invested in the courts of the States: (iii) Investing any court of a State with federal jurisdiction.