United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules Announced at ..., Volume 224

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Banks & Bros., Law Publishers, 1912 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 207 - America in congress assembled, that the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 557 - When the death of a person not being a minor is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another, his heirs or personal representatives may maintain an action for damages against the person causing the death...
Page 437 - From their very weakness and helplessness, so largely due to the course of dealing of the Federal government with them and the treaties in which it has been promised, there arises the duty of protection, and with it the power. This has always been recognized by the Executive and by Congress, and by this court, whenever the question has arisen.
Page 554 - ... for such injury or death resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employees of such carrier, or by reason of any defect or insufficiency, due to its negligence, in its cars, engines, appliances, machinery, track, roadbed, works, boats, wharves, or other equipment.
Page 160 - The court shall order the trustee to pay all taxes legally due and owing by the bankrupt to the United States, State, county, district or municipality in advance of the payment of dividends to creditors...
Page 480 - ... from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, or from one place in a Territory to another place in the same Territory...
Page 207 - Territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States...
Page 253 - Each stockholder in any corporation [excepting those organized for the purpose of carrying on any kind of manufacturing or mechanical business shall be liable to the amount of stock held or owned by him.
Page 231 - The first and great rule in the exposition of wills, to which all other rules must bend is, that the intention of the testator, expressed In his will, shall prevail, provided it be consistent with the rules of law.
Page 553 - States shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he is employed by such carrier in any of said jurisdictions, or, in case of the death of such employee, to his or her personal representative...

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