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Potvin v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America Rosedale and St. Lawrence Avenues in

(Mass.)

292 City of New York, In re (N. Y.)..

49

Powers v. Dahl (N. Y.).

..1079 Rosedale Ave. in City of New York, In re
Powers Regulator Co. v. L. W. Taylor & (N. Y.)...

1082
Co. (Mass.).
356 Rosenberg v. Edinberg (Mass.).

294
Pratt, Main v. (Ill.).

576 Royal Colliery Co. V. Alwart Bros. Coal Co.

Pratt v. State (N. Y.).

788

(IN.)

499

Prebster v. Henderson (Ind.).

691 Royal Indemnity Co., Moses v. (Ill.).. 554

Prendergast, Dobrovolny v. (N. Y.).

436 Royal Ins. Co., Chisholm v. (Mass.).

715

Prendergast, People ex rel. O'Loughlin v. Rubenstein, Goodowsky v. (Mass.).

683

(N. Y.)...

860 Rueger, Hilliker v. (N. Y.).

391

Prendergast, People ex rel. Plancon v. (N. Ruppert, Dunn v. (N. Y.).

1065

Y.)

433 Ruppert, Wasmer v. (N. Y.)..

. 1085

Prescott v. Ayers (Ill.).
557 Ryder_v. Kenncdy (N. Y.).

1082
Pridmore v. Chicago, R. 1. & P. R. Co. (111.) 176 R. & L. Co. v. Metz (N. Y.).

.1082

Princeton Coal Co. v. Fettinger (Ind.).. 406

Prudential Ins. Co. of America, Potvin v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., Norton

(Vass.)

292

v. (N. Y.)....

....1074

Public Library Board of City School Dist. Salem Building & Loan Ass'n, Allmon v.

of City of Cleveland, City of Cleveland v. (ill.)

170

(Ohio)

247 Salisbury v. Henion (N. Y.).

. 1082

Public Service Commission, Vandalia R. Salisbury, Koeller v. (Ill.)...

597

Co. v. (Ind.).

412 Salisbury Beach Associates v. Evans (Mass.) 675

Public Service Commission for First Dist. Saltzsieder v. Saltzsieder (N. Y.)..

856
v. Interborough Rapid Transit Co. (N. Salvation Army v. E. R. Wilcox Post No.

Y.)

387 16 (Mass.)

60

Public Service Commission of Indiana, Chi Samuels, Johnson v. (Ind.).

977
cago & E. I. R. Co. v. (Ind.)..

414 Sanders, Chicago, La S. & S. B. R. Co.
Public Service Commission of New York, v. (Ind. App.)...

986

Second Dist., People ex rel. Town of Saperstein, Jacobs v. (Mass.).

360

Scarsdale v. (N. Y.)..

..1030 Sartori, Calligari v. (N. Y.).

. 1061

Public Service Commission of State of New Savings Loan & Trust Co., Spangler v. (Ind.

York, Second Dist., People ex rel. New App.)

105

York Cent. R. Co. v. (N. Y.)... ..1078 Savoie, Byrne v. (Mass.).

367
Public Service Commission of State of New Saxe, People ex re Ridgewood Land & Im-
York, Second Dist., People ex rel. New provement Co. v. (N. 1.)....

. 1080
York State Rys, v. (N. Y.).

..1078 Scarsdale Estates, Fairchild v. (N. Y.)....1060
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Settle Schaefer, Rintelen v. (N. Y.)...

.1051

v. (Ohio)....

..1036 Schlosser, Federal Union Surety Co. v.

Purcell v. Burroughs (N. Y.).

.1050 (Ind. App.)

Schmeiser v. Schmeiser (N. Y.).. ..1082

Quinby's Estate, In re (N. Y.).

Schoeneck, City of New York v. (N. Y.)...1062

.....1081 Schott v. United States Printing Co. (N. Y.)1082

Quirk v. Kirk (Ind. App.)..

109

Schowe v. Bowers (Ind.).

689

Schwab v. Boyle (N. Y.).

.1083

Raabe, Doak-Riddle-Hamilton Co. v. (Ind. Schwarzenbach, Oneonta Light & Power Co.

App.)

415 v. (N. Y.)....

..1075

Ray v. State (Ind.).

866 Scott, Evansville, Mt. C. & N. R. Co. v.

Raymond v. Flint (Mass.)

811 (Ind. App.)...

619

Read v. New York Cent. & H. R. R. Co. Scotti v. Bullock (Mass.).

674

(N. Y.)...

..1081 Scovill Mfg. Co. v. Cassidy (111.).

181

Reardon v. Reardon (XI ass.).

359 Seaich, In re (N. Y.).

1083

Reber, Denney v. (Ind. App).

424 Seaman, Thomas v. (III.).

40

Reed v. Edison Electric Illuminating Co. Securities Co., Chester County Guarantee
of Boston, two cases (Mass.).

289 Trust & Safe Deposit Co. v. (N. Y.)....1062
Reep, Gum v. (Ill.).

271 Security Trust Co. of Rochester, N. Y., v.
Regan v. John L. Kelly Contracting Co. Myhan (Ind.).

410

(Mass.)

726 Sederquist v. Brown (Mass.).

365

Renner v. Hanna (Ind.).

976 Seibert, Hoosier Const. Co. v. (Ind. App.).. 951

Renwick v. Macomber (Mass.).

720 Seidentopf, Haehnel v. (Ind. App.)... 422

Ricciardelli y. New York Cent, & H. R. R. Seligman's Estate, In re (N. Y.).

853

Co. IN. Y.)...

.1081 Sesti, Cohn v. (Ill.).

617

Rice v. Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. (N. Y.)10S1 Settle v. Public Utilities Commission of
Richards, State v. (Ohio).
203 Ohio (Ohio).

1036
Richardson v. Greenhood (Mass.)

821 Shanahan v. Monarch Engineering Co. (N.

Richart, Carter v. (Ind. App.).

110) Y.)

795

Richmond v. Kelsey (Mass.).

319 Shanker Metal Ceiling Co. v. Fort Mason-
Riggs, People v. (N. Y.).
..1077 ry Co. (N. Y.)..

.10S1
Ringo, Vandalia Coal Co. v. (Ind. App.)... 460 Shapira v. Walker (Mass.).

668
Rini, Papa v. (N. Y.).
.1076 Shea, Barrett Mfg. Co. v. (lass.).

307

Rintelen v. Schaefer (N. Y.).

.1081 Sheahan v. Madigan (Ill.)..

135

Roach, Nichols v. (111.).

914 Shiloh Baptist Church. In re (N. Y.)... .1093
Robbins v. Brazıl Syndicate R. & B. Co. Shinsky V. Tracey (Mass.).

957

(Ind. App.)..

707 Sholl Bros. v. Peoria & P. U. R. Co. (Ill.) 529

Roeschlein, Feingold v. (Ill.).
506 Shook, Moore v. (Ill.).

592

Roesler v. Dunkirk IIome Tel. Co. (N. Y.). .1081 Shriver v. Day (Ill.).

918

Rohrbaugh v. Leas (Ind. App.)..

762 Simonini, Vaughan's Seed Store v. (Ill.)... 163

Romberg, State Public Utilities Commis Simpson v. Kumpf (N. Y.).

. 1083

sion v. (Ill.).

191 Simpson v. Metropolitan Trust Co. of City

Rooker v. Lake Erie & W. R. Co. (Ind. of New York (N. Y.)...

1083

App.)

998 Simpson Const. Co. v. Industrial Board of

Rose v. Elizabethtown (111.)

14 Illinois (111.)...

138

Rose v. Jeiferson ville (Ind.).

85 Siracusa, People v. (Ill.).

133

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Smith, Durkee v. (N. Y.).......... ..1060 Stokes Co., De Bekker v. (N. Y.). . 1064
Smith v. Gammino (Mass.).

205 | Stone v. William M. Eisen Co. (N. Y.).. 44
Smith, National Exch. Bank of Anderson Stout v. Stout (Ind. App.).

473

v. (Ind. App.)...

881 Studabaker v. Faylor (Ind. App.)

772

Smith v. New England Cotton Yarn Co. Stump v. Burns (N. Y.).

346

(Mass.)

353 Stumpp, Glatzl v. (N. Y.).

.1053

Smith, People v. (I11.).

31 Supreme Lodge, K. P., V. Graham (Ind.

Smith, People v. (N. Y.)..,

50 App.)

879

Smith, Viking Mfg. Co. v. (Mass.). 863 Sweeney, Mills v. (N. Y.).

65

Smollett v. Ballou (Mass.)..

200 Sweeting, New York Cent. & H. R, R, Co.

Sneirson, Williams v. (Mass.).

297 v. (N. Y.)..

.1074

Snyder v. State Liability Board of Awards Swift, Indiana Mfg. Co. v, (Ind.):

214

(Ohio)

268 S. W. Little Coal Co. v. O'Brien (Ind.

Societa Unione Fratellanza Italiana v. Ley App.)

96

den (Mass.)...

738
Soderlund, Justice v. (Mass.).

623 | Talcott, Newburger-Morris Co. v. (N. Y.) 816

Southern Pac. Co., Fairclough v. (N. Y.)1066 Taylor, Kehl v. (Ill.)..

125

Spangler v. Savings Loan & Trust Co. (Ind. Taylor & Co., Powers Regulator Co. v.

App.)

105 (Mass.)

356

Sparhawk v. Goldthwaite (Mass.).

718 Thomas v. Heddon (Ind.).

218

Spencer v. Spencer (N. Y.).

819 Thomas V. Seaman (111.).

40

Spreen v. Erie R. Co. (N. Y.).

..1019 Thomas Crimmins Contracting Co., Di Pa-

Spurlock v. State (Ind.)...

209 olo v. (N. Y.)....

S. Sbanker Metal Ceiling Co. v. Fort Ma Thompson v. Davis (Mass.)

680

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. 1084 Thurm, McDole v. (ill.).

542

Stacy, In re (Mass.).
206 Titus, In re (N. Y.)...

. 1084

Stalker v. Breeze (ind.).

968 Todd, Wabash R. Co. v. (Ind.).

975

Stallo, Miles v. (N. Y.).

..1072 Tolleston Club of Chicago v. Carson (Ind.).. 629

Standard Accident Ins. Co., In re (N. Y.). .1053 Toms v. Post & McCord (N. Y.).

.10S1

Standard Steel Car Co. y. Martinecz (Ind. Totten, State v. (Ind.).

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94 Town of Carlisle v. Pirtle (Ind. App.). 70.5

Stange v. Cleveland (Ohio).

261 | Town of Evans, Brown v. (N. Y.). . 1061

Starck Piano Co. v. Stark (Ill.)...

909 Town of French Lick v. Allen (Ind. App.) 35

Stark Electric R. Co. v. Brooks (Ohio).. 245 Town of Nameoki v. Buenger (I11.). 129

Stark, P. A. Starck Piano Co. v. (111.)... 909 Town of Poseyville v. Gatewood (Ind. App.) 483

Starks v. National Monthly Co. (Ill.).... 277 Town of Sulphur Springs, Baker v. (Ind.) 406

Starks, People v. (11.).

565 Town of Sulphur Springs, Haskett v.

State, Bartlett v. (Ind.)

692 (Ind.)

33

State v. Donahey (Ohio).

.1037 Township Board of Finance of Lexington

State, Eviston v. (Ind.)..

1 Tp.. Scott County, v. Lexington Bank

State, Finn v. (Ind. App.).

9

(Ind. App.)..

485

State, Harper v. (Ind.).

4 Township of Honey Creek, White County,
State, Herald Pub. Co. v. (Ind. App.)... 703 Eddy v. (Ind. App.).

783

State v. Hildebrant (Ohio).

55 Tracey v. Osborne (Mass.).

959

State, Hollon v. (Ind.).

5 Tracey, Shinsky v. (Mass.).

957

State, Kelley v. (Ohio).

255 Trapschuh, Indianapolis Electric Supply

State, King v. (Ind.).

34 Co. v. (Ind. App.)..

99

State v. Maranda (Ohio).
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920

State, Meno v. (Ind.).

689 Travelers’ Ins. Co., In re (Wass.).

206

State v. Morse (Ohio).

:.1040 Travis, People ex rel. Goldschmidt v. (N.
State v. Northern Ohio Traction & Light Y.)
Co. (Ohio

53 Travis, People ex rel. Queens County
State, Paddock v. (Ind.).
217 Water Co. v. (N. Y.).

. 1079

State, Pratt y. (N. Y.).

788 Treemarmen v. Frank (N. Y.).

.1084

State, Ray V. (Ind.)..

866 Trefry v. Younger (Mass.).

. 1033

State v. Richards (Ohio).

263 Tremont Theater Amusement Co. v. Bruno

State, Rose v. (Ind.).

90

(Mass.).

672

State, Spurlock v. (Ind.).

209 Trout v. Woodward (Ind. App.).

467

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873 Truesdell, In re (N. Y.).

. 1084

State v. Totten (Ind.)...

82 Tuscarawas County Liquor Licensing

State v. Tuscarawas County Liquor Licens Board, State v. (Ohio)..

265

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265

State, Underhill v. (Ind.).

88 | Underhill v. State (Ind.)..

88

State v. Valentine (Ohio).

947 Union Ice Co., Guiney v. (Mass.).. 317

State, Woodworth v. (Ind.).

86 Union Sanitary Mfg.Co. v. Davis (Ind.
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872

State Board of Tax Com’rs, People ex rel. Union Traction Co. of Indiana v. McVey

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(Ind.)

438

(N. Y.)

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State Liability Board of Awards, Snyder Union Trust Co. of New York, In re (N.

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268

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. 1048

State Public Utilities Commission v. Chi Union Trust Co. of New York, In re (N. Y.)1057

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325 Union Trust Co. of New York, Avery v.

State Public Utilities Commission v. Rom-

(N. Y.)....

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191 United Construction & Supply Co., Conk-

State Savings & Trust Co. of Marion lin v., two cases (N. Y.)....

.1063

County, Crittenberger v. (Ind. App.)... 225 United States Casualty Co. v. Griffis (Ind.) 83
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750 | United States Drainage & Irrigation Co. v.

Stehr, People v. (N. Y.)..

.1077 Medford (Mass.). .

734

Stephens v. Hoffman (Ilí.).

142 United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co.,

Stevens, State v. (Ind. App.).

873 Wainwright Trust Co. v. (Ind. App.).: 470

Stevens, Vandalia R. Co. v. (Ind. App.)..1001 United States Printing Co., Schott v. (N.

Stimson v. Krueger (Ind. App.).

885 Y.)

Stitt, People v. (111.)...

336 Usona Stamping Works v. Wagner (N. Y.)1084

Y.)

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388 Werner, Michigan City V. (Ind.).

636
Wesel, Ott v. (N. Y.).

. 1075
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947 West, In re (N. Y.).

.1086
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.1063 Western Union Tel. Co. v. Louisville & N.
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.1077 R. Co. (Ind.)..

406
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837 | Whitcomb, Nash v. (Mass.).

669
Van Cott v. Van Cott_(N. Y.).... . 1085 | White v. George A. Fuller Co. (Mass.)

829
Vandalia Coal Co. v. Ringo (Ind. App.).. 466 | Whitesell v. Metsker (Ind.).

753
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318
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412 Whitney, Whitman v. (Mass.).

318

Vandalia R. Co. v. Stevens (Ind. App.)....1001 Widiger, American Maize Products Co. v.

Van Dusen v. Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. (Ind.)

457

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Van Meter v. Malchef (Ill.).

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396

Van Wagenen, Williams v. (N. Y.) . 1087 | Wilcox Post No. 16, Salvation Army v.

Vaughan's Seed Store v. Simonini (111.). 163 (Mass.)

60

Viking Mfg. Co. v. Smith (Mass.).... 863 William M. Eisen Co., Stone v. (N. Y.).. 44

Village of Elizabethtown, Rose v. (111.).. 14 Williams v. New York (N. Y.).:. .1086

Village of Oak Park v. Lane (I/1.).. 146 Williams v. Sneirson (Mass.).

297

Village of Richfield Springs, Wood v. (N. Williams v. Van Wagenen (N. Y.).. ..1087

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.1087 Willis v. Rochester (N. Y.).

851

Villard v. Villard (N. Y.).

789 Willoughby v. Brotherhood of Locomotive

Voorhees v. Campbell (Ill.).

147 Firemen & Enginemen (N. Y.).

..1087

Vogel, City of East St. Louis v. (11.). 941 Wilson, Herendeen v. (N. Y.)..

.1069

Von der Brelie v. Von der Brelie (111.). 181 Wilt v. First Nat. Bank (Ind. App.)... 91

Voyles v. Hinds (Ind.).

805 Winslow v. New England Co-op. Soc.

(Mass.)

748

Wabash R. Co., People v. (I11.).

552 Wise & Co., Outfitters, Millinery Outlet

Wabash R. Co. v. Todd (Ind.).
975 Co. v. (N. Y.)..

..1072
Waddle v. Cabana (N. Y.).

.1054 Wishard, Central Indiana R. Co. v. (Ind.) 970

Wagner, Usona Stamping Works v. (N. Y.)1084 Wolf, Cleveland, C., C. & St. L. R. Co.

Wainwright Trust Co. v. United States Hi v. (Ind. App.).

236

delity & Guaranty Co. (Ind. App.).... 470 i Wolf v, Lawrence (T11.).

567

Waite v. Edison Electric Illuminating Co. Wood v. Richfield Springs (N. Y.). ..1087

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289 Wood v. Wood (111.).

549

Walker, Shapira v. (Mass.).

668 Wood Worsted Mills, Anderson v. (Mass.) 729

Wanmer, People v. (111.)

....1015 Woods, People ex rel. Peabody v. (N. Y.)1079

Ward v. Briggs (N. Y.).

..105; Woodward, Trout v. (Ind. App.).

467

Ward v. Caverly (Ill.).

924 Woodworth v. State (Ind.).

86

Warner, Harger v. (Ind.).

407 Worcester Consol. St. R. Co., Murphy v.

Wasmer v. Ruppert (N. Y.).

. 1085 (Mass.)

205

Water Com’rs of City of Binghamton V. Worcester Consol. St. R. Co., Nuttall v.

Binghamton (N. Y.)....

. 1085 (Mass.)

291

Waterhouse v. Waterhouse (Mass.). 283 Wright v. Blinn (Mass.).

79

Watson v. Slocomb (Mass.).

305

Watson Contracting Co., Constantino V.

Yeadon v. Clark (I11.). .

.1023

(N. Y.).

802 York v. Cooper (Ind. App.).

90

Webber, O'Connor V. (N. Y.)..

799 Young v. Holyoke (Mass.).

62

Webber, O'Connor v. (N. Y.)..

.1075 Younger, Trefry v. (Mass.).

..1033

Weeks, Hammill v. (Mass.).

203

Weidmann v. Borden (N. Y.).

. 1085 Zimmer, Nash v. (N. Y.).

..1073

Weis, People v. (111.).
331 Zinn, Grammici v. (N. Y.).

397
Weisman v. New York (N. Y.).
70 Zintsmaster v. Gill (Ind.).

210

Weisman v. New York (N. Y.).

..1086 Zintsmaster, McCleery v. (Ind.).

623

Welliver v. Coate (Ind. App.).

775 Zurich General Accident & Liability Ins.
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805

THE

NORTHEASTERN REPORTER

VOLUME

114

(185 Ind. 326)

registration of voters (Acts 1915, c. 126), orCITY OF SHELBYVILLE v. ADAMS. dered a complete registration on account of the

destruction of the pollbooks of a precinct, his (No. 22991.)

decision was not so palpably wrong as to war(Supreme Court of Indiana. Nov. 10, 1916.) rant interference therewith by mandamus to APPEAL AND ERROR O773(5)–BRIEF-FAIL- the name of one who failed to register, but

compel him to place on the registration books URE OF APPELLEE TO FILE-REVERSAL.

whose name had been on the destroyed books, Where, on an appeal presenting the ques-especially where the remedy was first invoked tion of validity of a city ordinance and involv- after the registration period had ended. ing matters of great public concern, appellee filed no brief, the judgment will be reversed,

(Ed. Note.-For other cases, see Mandamus, with instructions to set aside ruling in favor of Cent, Dig. § 151; Dec. Dig. 74(2).] appellee and for resubmission of the same. 3. MANDAMUS C 74(2) REGISTRATION OF (Ed. Note.-For other cases, see Appeal and

VOTERS-DETERMINATION OF AUDITOR. Error, Cent. Dig. 88 3104, 3110; Dec. Dig. Ons

As the registration law (Acts 1915, c. 126) 773(5).)

invests the county auditor with the primary du

ty of determining the necessity of a complete Appeal from Circuit Court, Shelby Coun- new registration of voters, his determination ty; Alonzo Blair, Judge.

that such complete registration be had, though Action by the City of Shelbyville againster election officers, could not be assailed by man.

erroneous, if acted on in good faith by the propWilliam Adams. From judgment for defend- date, after the registration period had ended, ant plaintiff appeals. Reversed, with instruc- to compel him to place on the registration books tions.

the name of a voter, registered for a prior

general election, the pollbooks of which had been R. W. Harrison, of Shelbyville, for appel destroyed, who failed to register. lant. Wray & Campbell, of Shelbyville, for

(Ed. Note.-For other cases, see Mandamus,

Cent. Dig. § 151; Dec. Dig. Om74(2).] appellee.

4. ELECTIONS 113–REGISTRATION OF VorMORRIS, J. This appeal presents the

ERS-ATTACK OF DETERMINATION OF COUN

TY AUDITOR. question of the validity of a city ordinance,

Where a county auditor determined that a and involves matters of great public concern. complete regi ation of voters was necessary, Appellee has filed no brief, and, because potwithstanding the books of a precinct had thereof, the judgment is reversed, with in. only was held,' after the end of the registration

supplemental registration structions to set aside the court's ruling on period no voter of the precinct could be heard appellee's demurrer, and for a resubmission to complain that complete registration was necof the same. See Burroughs V. Burroughs essary. (1913) 180 Ind. 380, 381, 103 N. E. 1, and au

[Ed. Note.-For other cases, see Elections,

Cent. Dig. 8 109; Dec. Dig. Om 113.) thorities cited.

Appeal from Circuit Court, Huntington (185 Ind. 305)

County; Wm. D. Hamer, Special Judge. EVISTON, County Auditor, v. STATE ex rel. Mandamus by the State, on the relation HARTER (No. 23175.) of Heber P. Harter, against Ovid E. Eviston,

From a (Supreme Court of Indiana. Nov. 2, 1916.) Auditor of Huntington County.

judgment for relator sustaining demurrer 1. ELECTIONS 106–REGISTRATION OF VOT-I to the answer, defendant appeals. Judgment ERS-DUTY OF AUDITOR.

It was the duty of the auditor of a county, reversed, with instructions to overrule deprevious to issuing notice of the time and place murrer. of the session of registration boards, to decide whether complete or supplemental registration

Cline & Cline and C. W. Watkins, all of was necessary.

Huntington, and A. G. Cavins and E. M. (Ed. Note.-For other cases, see Elections, white, both of Indianapolis, for appellant. Cent. Dig. § 103; Dec. Dig. 106.)

C. K. Lucas, of Huntington, for appellee. 2. MANDAMUS 74(2) REGISTRATION OF VOTERS-DECISION OF COUNTY AUDITOR.

MORRIS, J. Mandamus action by apWhere a county auditor, following the interpretation of the committee appointed by the pellee against the appellant. The complaint, Governor to construe the registration law, as among other things, alleges that relator is, amended in 1915 to provide for a permanent and continuously has been for more than

For other cases see same topic and KEY-NUMBER in all Key-Numbered Digests and Indexes
114 N.E.-1

two years, a bona fide resident of precinct “The names of the registered voters who failed numbered 3, in Huntington township, in to exercise the right of suffrage at the last Huntington county; that in 1914 he duly ed by comparing the registration books used for

general election next preceding shall be determinregistered for the general election of that the identification of voters and the books kept year, and voted at such election; that his by the poll clerks at the last general election name does not appear on the 1916 registra

next preceding.” tion books of said precinct; that on October

Section 6 of the act requires the county 11, 1916, he appeared before appellant audi auditor to give 10 days' notice of the time tor and filed his own affidavit to the effect and place of the session of registration that he registered and voted in the precinct boards, and provides for two kinds of notice, in 1914, and also filed the affidavits of two one where the registration is supplemental, freeholders of the precinct to the effect that and the other where complete. The statutory he had resided continuously in the precinct form of the latter is as follows: during the past two years; that he there "Every voter of the precinct is required to upon demanded of appellant that his name register at the session of the board, unless prebe entered on the registration books of the vented by sickness of himself, or his unavoidable precinct; that the demand was refused. absence from the county, or by reason of his be

ing quarantined. If he fails to so register he Appellant filed an answer, which, among other shall have no right to vote at the November things, avers that the pollbooks of said pre-election." cinct, of the 1914 election, were destroyed previous to September 24, 1916, by the clerk

Previous to August 1, 1916, the Governor of the circuit court; that there was no other of this state appointed three experienced official list of the persons who voted, at the lawyers to construe the registration law as 1914 election, in the precinct; that 15 days amended in 1915. The chairman of the Demprevious to October 9, 1910, he determined ocratic, Republican, and Progressive State and decided that, because of such facts, the Central Committee each nominated one of registration records of the precinct were un

the committee afterwards selected by the fit to be used in the 1916 registration, and Governor. This committee reported to the that it was necessary to have a complete reg- Governor, and its report was concurred in by istration, in the precinct, on October 9, 1916, the three state chairmen and published unof all the voters thereof; that, pursuant to der the authority of the State Board of Elec

tion Commissioners. Similar committees such determination, statutory notices were published and posted of a complete registra

have been heretofore appointed, and their tion; that a complete registration was had interpretations of new election laws have on October 9th, and relator did not register Parvin v. Wimberg (1891) 130 Ind. 561, 30

been carefully considered by the courts. See during the session of the board, either per- N. E. 790, 15 L. R. A. 775, 30 Am. St. Rep. sonally or by affidavit. The trial court sus

254. tained a demurrer to the answer, and appel

The report of this committee (1916) lant declined to further plead.

shows that, as it construed our registration Our registration law was amended, in 1915,

law, a complete new registration of all voters so as to provide for a permanent registra- destroyed, because, as it construed the law,

was required where the pollbooks had been tion of voters. Acts 1915, p. 530. plicable to the election of 1916, it contemplat- there would otherwise be no legal way to ed the use of the 1914 registration books as purge the registration books of the names of a basis, and the elimination therefrom of the persons who registered in 1914, but did not names of those not entitled to vote in 1916, that this construction of the law was adopted

vote at the subsequent election. It appears and adding thereto, by supplemental regis- by appellant, and he issued the statutory tration, the names of those acquiring the notice for a complete new registration. Such right to vote by moving into the precinct, registration was held on October 9th, and reaching the age of 21 years, etc. Section 1 relator failed to register, and failed to make of the amended act contains this proviso:

any objection to the method bursued until * Provided, that in the event that the after the legal adjournment of the board. registration books of any precinct shall have On October 11th when the registration period been destroyed, or mutilated, or are inaccessible, or are for any other reasonable cause unfit was ended, he sought to have his name enterto be used, there shall be a registration of all ed on the registration books, on a theory invoters resident within such precinct, and every consistent with that adopted by the auditor voter who is a resident of any such precinct and acted on by the registration board and shall be required to appear in person at a session of the registration board and announce

voters. his name, and present his application and be [1] We do not deem it necessary to discuss duly registered, ** at some session of the at length the proper construction of the law. registration board, prior to the general election. Acts 1915, p. 530.

It was the duty of the auditor, previous to

the issuance of notice, to decide whether The act requires that a voter, who duly complete or supplemental registration was registered in 1914, but failed to vote at the necessary. He made a decision which relaelection of that year, may not vote now with tor claims was erroneous, and not binding out again registering. Section 8 of the act on him, but relator stood by, notwithstand

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