Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Feb-26-1901
..... ) that the matters stated in the amendment were not germane to the purposes and object of the original bill, and stated new matter; (3) that the bill as amended was multifarious. the demurrers to the amended bill were sustained, and the bill was finally dismissed. mr. justice peckham, after making the above statement of facts, delivered the opinion of the court ..... . the amended bill is not, therefore, defective so as to be demurrable as not containing facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action. and we do not think it is multifarious. the amendment but added another claim to those already made which were averred to be prior liens upon the lands in the hands of the henshaw heirs at law. if .....Tag this Judgment!