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 .....Tag this Judgment!
Court : Chennai
Decided on : Oct-29-1900
Reported in : (1901)ILR24Mad246
..... effected by him during the term of his tenancy one half the produce of the seeds and fruit trees. under exhibit s there would, of course be no privity of contract as between perumal and any new tenant, but perumal, on the determination of the tenancy, would have the right to-recover, as against the landlords, half the produce of the .....Tag this Judgment!
Court : Kolkata
Decided on : Jun-19-1900
Reported in : (1900)ILR27Cal971
robertson, j.1. the question raised by this appeal is whether the appellant was the wife and is now the widow of raja ram das, who died on 27th november 1878. the suit was initiated by the appellant on 22nd november 1890 in the court of the subordinate judge of tirhut. the plaint and the written statement of the respondent, who, being heir of the deceased, appeared as defendant, involved other questions on which issue was joined; but these it is now unnecessary to rehearse. many witnesses were examined and many exhibits were filed. on 19th september 1892, the subordinate judge of tirhut found that the plaintiff was the lawfully married wife of raja ram das and is now his widow, and he pronounced a decree for maintenance at the rate of rs. 750 a month. an appeal having been taken to the high court of judicature at fort william in bengal, that court on 10th september 1895 set aside the subordinate judge's decree and dismissed the suit with costs. the present appeal is brought from that judgment of the high court.2. raja ram das was zemindar of jaintpore and a person of considerable wealth and position. he called himself mohant but he was not in fact a mohant. prior to the disputed period he was unmarried, but he was free to marry; he was greatly addicted to women, and he died, under thirty years of age, of diseases induced by his excesses. at the time of the alleged marriage, which was seven months before his death, he was suffering from those ailments.3. of the personal facts .....Tag this Judgment!
Court : Kolkata
Decided on : Jun-25-1900
Reported in : (1901)ILR28Cal37
..... grandmother. he has joined as defendants in the suit the paternal grandmother as defendant no. 2, bishwambhar das as defendant no. 3, who is alleged by the defence to have contracted a marriage with defendant no. 1, and amir chand das and gobind das as defendants nos. 4 and 5, who are described as uncles of defendant no. 1 and her .....Tag this Judgment!