Wisconsin Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Volume 53

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Page 49 - All city, town and village officers, whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities, towns and villages, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof as the Legislature shall designate for that purpose.
Page 253 - ... when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 259 - ... where, from the nature of the contract, it appears that the parties must from the beginning have known that it could not be fulfilled unless when the time for the fulfilment of the contract arrived some particular specified thing continued to exist, so that, when entering into the contract, they must have contemplated such continuing existence as the foundation of what was to be done...
Page 456 - In the following cases, every agreement shall be void unless such agreement, or some note or memorandum thereof [expressing the consideration...
Page 513 - The privilege of the debtor to enjoy the necessary comforts of life, shall be recognized by wholesome laws, exempting a reasonable amount of property from seizure or sale for the payment of any debt or liability hereafter contracted; and there shall be no imprisonment for debt, except in case of fraud.
Page 517 - A child so adopted, as aforesaid, shall be deemed, for the purposes of inheritance and succession by such child, custody of the person and right of obedience by such parent or parents by adoption, and all other legal consequences and incidents of the natural relation of parents and children...
Page 573 - If a person entitled to bring an action die before the expiration of the time limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action survive...
Page 358 - ectfonand they shall proceed to elect by ballot, one of their num- dutles, ber president, and in the absence of the mayor, the said president shall preside over the meetings of the common council...
Page 445 - ... shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than thirty days, or by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.
Page 233 - ... by the judgment, be made chargeable only upon the estate, fund, or party represented, unless the court shall direct the same to be paid by the plaintiff or defendant, personally, for mismanagement or bad faith in the action or defense.

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