Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 66

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E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1890 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 31 - ... nor for omitting to state the time at which the offence was committed in any case where time is not of the essence of the offence, nor for stating the time imperfectly, nor for stating the offence to have been committed on a day subsequent to the finding of the indictment, or on an impossible day, or on a day that never happened...
Page 315 - The court therefore instructs the jury that, although they may believe, from the evidence, that the...
Page 291 - Further dividends shall be made in like manner as often as occasion requires; And after the third meeting of creditors no further meeting shall be called, unless ordered by the court. If at any time there shall be in the hands of the assignee any outstanding debts or other property, due or belonging to the estate, which...
Page 200 - It is a well settled rule, found in all the text-writers upon evidence, that a witness cannot be cross-examined as to any fact which is collateral and irrelevant to the issue, merely for the purpose of contradicting him by other evidence, if he should deny it, thereby to discredit his testimony.
Page 832 - The first section of the statute enacts "that all railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in this state, shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white, and colored races, by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations: provided, that this section shall not be construed to apply to street railroads.
Page 237 - ... unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 292 - ... which cannot be collected and received by the assignee without unreasonable or inconvenient delay or expense, the assignee may, under the direction of the court, sell and assign such debts or other property in...
Page 666 - Congress to make express regulations is equivalent to indicating its will that the subject shall be left free ; that in the matter of interstate commerce the United States are but one country, and are and must be subject to one system of regulations, and not to a multitude of systems...
Page 52 - The principle seems to us to be that, in contracts in which the performance depends on the continued existence of a given person or thing, a condition is implied that the impossibility of performance arising from the perishing of the person or thing shall excuse the performance...
Page 270 - ... 1. There must have been a false representation or a concealment of material facts ; 2. The representation must have been made with knowledge of the facts; 3. The party to whom it was made must have been ignorant of the truth of the matter; 4. It must have been made with the intention that the other party should act upon it; 5. The other party must have been induced to act upon it": Bigelow on Estoppel, 3d ed., 484.

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