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Apr 09 1900 (FN)

Louisville and Nashville R. Co. Vs. Schmidt

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-09-1900

..... , and contracts from the time of its said purchase until the first day of april, 1883, and knew at all times, including the time during which this action has been pending, that ..... aforesaid purchase of the railroad and properties of the louisville, cincinnati, and lexington railroad company, actually knew all the provisions of the page 177 u. s. 234 lease, mortgages, and contracts set up in the original petition in this suit, and actually applied net earnings accruing from said operation of said properties therein referred to in accordance with said lease, mortgages ..... is denominated by counsel for the plaintiff in error in their brief as a "wilderness of figures." at last a final decree was entered fixing the earnings which under the contract were attributable to the mortgage creditors of the cumberland and ohio at the sum of $53,565.62, which the defendant was ordered to pay into court, with interest, by ..... accrue by reason of business coming to it from or over said first party's line." the lease provided that the lessee, the cincinnati and lexington, should not assign the contract without the consent of the lessor, the cumberland and ohio. contemporaneously with the execution of the lease, and in order to secure the carrying out of the stipulation providing for .....

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May 28 1900 (FN)

Deserant Vs. Cerillos Coal R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

deserant v. cerillos coal r. co. - 178 u.s. 409 (1900) u.s. supreme court deserant v. cerillos coal r. co., 178 u.s. 409 (1900) deserant v. cerillos coal railroad company no. 269 argued april 27, 1900 decided may 28, 1900 178 u.s. 409 error to the supreme court of the territory of new mexico syllabus the act of congress of march 3, 1891, concerning coal mines, makes three requirements: (1) ventilation of not less than fifty-five feet of pure air per second, or 3300 cubic feet per minute for every fifty men at work, and in like proportions fur a greater number; (2) proper appliances and machinery to force the air through the mine to the face of working places; (3) keeping all workings free from standing gas, and if either of these three requirements was neglected, to the injury of the plaintiff's intestates, the defendant was liable. the act does not give to mine owners the privilege of reasoning on the sufficiency of appliances for ventilation, or leave to their judgment the amount of ventilation that is sufficient for the protection of miners. it does not allow standing gas, but requires the mine to be kept clear of it, and if this is not done, the consequence of neglecting it cannot be excused because some workman may disregard instructions. it is the master's duty to furnish safe appliances and safe working places, and if the neglect of this duty concurs with that of the negligence of a fellow-servant, the master is liable. on the issues made, and on the evidence, and .....

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May 28 1900 (FN)

Bardes Vs. Hawarden Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

..... that time full cognizance, and it was a prevalent practice to bring any person who contested with the assignee any matter growing out of disputed rights of property or of contracts, into the bankrupt court by the service of a rule to show cause, and to dispose of their rights in a summary way. this court has steadily set its face .....

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Oct 22 1900 (FN)

Hubbell Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Oct-22-1900

..... complete effect the expressed principles of operation of the fulminate of mercury or detonating powder and the powder charge. in this organization, the fulminate, although the superior explosive force, is contracted into a diminished or small central chamber, and fills it. the flange and head of the metallic case are solid, all in one piece. this chamber at its sides or .....

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May 28 1900 (FN)

In Re Conway

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

in re conway - 178 u.s. 421 (1900) u.s. supreme court in re conway, 178 u.s. 421 (1900) in re conway no. 9, original submitted april 9, 1900 decided may 28, 1900 178 u.s. 421 original syllabus a national bank was closed by order of the comptroller of the currency and a receiver appointed. an assessment was made upon the holders of stock. overton and hoffer were among those who were assessed, and payment not having been made, suit was brought against them. service page 178 u. s. 422 was made upon h., but not upon o., who was very ill, and who died without service having been made upon him. he left a will, under which j. p. o. was duly appointed his executor. the executor was summoned into the suit by a writ of scire facias. a motion was made to set aside the scire facias and the attempted service thereof, which motion was granted. the executor being substituted in the place of the deceased as defendant, the court decided that it had acquired no jurisdiction over the deceased, and could acquire none over his executor. thereupon the receiver applied to this court for a writ of mandamus to the judges of the circuit court of the united states for the ninth circuit commanding them to take jurisdiction and proceed against j. p. o. as executor of the last will and testament of o., deceased, in the action brought by the receiver to recover the assessments. held: (1) that mandamus was the proper remedy, and the rule was made absolute. (2) that the action of the circuit court in .....

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May 14 1900 (FN)

Rider Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-14-1900

..... held by the lessees of any water rights under any lease or contract with the state of ohio. and the united states hereby assumes control of said river, subject to the paramount interest of navigation. the provisions of this act, so far as ..... now running and in force between the state of ohio and all persons using said water, hereby intending to transfer to the united states such rights in said leases and contracts as are now owned, held, or reserved by the state of ohio, but not to affect any right to the use of the water of said river now owned and .....

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May 21 1900 (FN)

Mcdonnell Vs. Jordan

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-21-1900

..... , it was said: "the act of march 3, 1887, c. 373, corrected by the act of august 13, 1888, c. 866, was intended, as this court has often recognized, to contract the jurisdiction of the circuit courts of the united states, whether original over suits brought therein, or by removal from the state courts. it not only amends the act of .....

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Mar 12 1900 (FN)

Jellenik Vs. Huron Copper Mining Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-12-1900

..... assessments as to enable them to speculate in the stock of the company to the detriment of the stockholders; that they had contracted fraudulent debts by means of false and illegal salaries, allowances, and commissions to themselves, by making fraudulent contracts for the company at extravagant prices, and by borrowing large sums of money for the company at usurious interest, in which ..... contracts and usurious loans the directors and their confederates were interested as page 177 u. s. 4 contracting parties with the company; that, while acting as directors and trustees for the stockholders, they had betrayed their trust and mismanaged the affairs of .....

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May 28 1900 (FN)

New York Life Ins. Co. Vs. Cravens

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-1900

..... not be confused, though made somewhat dependent upon a common reasoning. (1) a policy of mutual life insurance, it is contended, is an interstate contract, and the parties may choose its "applicatory law." instances under the law of usury, instances under private international law, are cited as examples of authority ..... imposed upon the oil company doing business within the state, we said of the statute that, "whatever its limitations were upon the power of contracting, whatever its discriminations were, they became conditions of the permit and were accepted with it." we stated the exceptions of the rule to be ..... and to be the rule and measure of the rights and obligations of the parties, notwithstanding the application for the policy declares "that the entire contract contained in the said policy and in this application, taken together, shall be construed and interpreted as a whole and in each of its ..... is not less than the power of a state over domestic corporations. the business of insurance is not commerce, and the making of a contract of insurance is a mere incident of commercial intercourse in which there is no difference whatever between insurance against fire, insurance against the perils of ..... a citizen of that state, is subject to the laws of that state regulating life insurance policies, although the policy declares "that the entire contract contained in the said policy and in this application, taken together, shall be construed and interpreted as a whole and in each of its .....

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