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action affirmed agent alleged allowed amount answer appellant appellee application asked assignment authority bank bill building called carrier cause Cent charge claim condition considered contract court damages death deed defendant defendant's direct duty effect entered error evidence facts failed filed further give given ground held injury instruction interest issue Judge judgment jury land lien Louis lumber March master ment motion negligence Note.-For notice objection operation paid party passed payment person petition plaintiff pleaded possession present proof proper purchase question railroad Railway reason received record recover reference refused result reversed road rule SERVANT statement statute street sufficient suit sustained testified testimony Texas tion track train trial verdict witness
Page 91 - A statement of the acts constituting the offense, in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended.
Page 116 - That it is complete and regular upon its face; 2. That he became the holder of it before it was overdue, and without notice that it had been previously dishonored, if such was the fact; 3. That he took it in good faith and for value; 4. That at the time it was negotiated to him he had no notice of any infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating it.
Page 132 - Where the instrument is wanting in any material particular, the person in possession thereof has a prima facie authority to complete it by filling up the blanks therein. And a signature on a blank paper delivered by the person making the signature in order that the paper may be converted into a negotiable instrument operates as a prima facie authority to fill it up as such for any amount.
Page 132 - Where a negotiable instrument is materially altered without the assent of all parties liable thereon, it is avoided, except as against a party who has himself made, authorized or assented to the alteration, and subsequent indorsers. But...
Page 116 - Where the holder has a lien on the instrument, arising either from contract or by implication of law, he is deemed a holder for value to the extent of his lien.
Page 91 - That the act or omission charged as the offense, is stated with such a degree of certainty as to enable the court to pronounce judgment upon a conviction, according to the right of the case.
Page 116 - Where value has at any time been given for the instrument, the holder is deemed a holder for value in respect to all parties who became such prior to that time.
Page 54 - The court charged the jury that if they found from the evidence that the...
Page 253 - In the event of disagreement as to the amount of loss the same shall, as above provided, be ascertained by two competent and disinterested appraisers, the insured and this company each selecting one, and the two so chosen shall first select a competent and disinterested umpire; the appraisers together shall then estimate and appraise the loss; stating separately sound value and damage, and, failing to agree, shall submit their differences to the umpire; and the award in writing of any two shall determine...