Chrostwaite's Pennsylvania Municipal Law Reporter, Volume 5

Front Cover
Local Government Service., 1914

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 240 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 38 - And in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended in permanent improvements, the amount and market value of its bonds and stock, the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute, and the sum required to meet operating expenses are all matters for consideration and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case. We do not say that there...
Page 13 - ... over persons and property within its limits, a State may provide for the security of the lives, limbs, health and comfort of persons and the protection of property so situated, yet a subject matter which has been confided exclusively to Congress by the Constitution is not within the jurisdiction of the police power of the State, unless placed there by congressional action.
Page 42 - No person shall operate a motor vehicle on a public highway at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper, having regard to the traffic and use of the highway, or so as to endanger the life or limb of any person...
Page 45 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment for each and every offense.
Page 11 - In view of these and other decisions of this court, it must be regarded as settled that no state can, consistently with the Federal Constitution, impose upon the products of other states, brought therein for sale or use, or upon citizens because engaged in the sale therein, or the transportation thereto, of the products of other states, more onerous public burdens or taxes than it imposes upon the like products of its own territory.
Page 214 - ... all hospitals, universities, colleges, seminaries, academies, associations and institutions of learning, benevolence or charity, with the grounds thereto annexed and necessary for the occupancy and enjoyment of the same...
Page 89 - Held that the question of plaintiff's contributory negligence was for the jury, and that a verdict and judgment for plaintiff should be sustained.
Page 90 - The only reasons assigned on the motion for a new trial are: that the verdict is against the weight of the evidence, and the charge of the Court, to neither of which propositions can we give our assent.
Page 215 - It is whatever is given for the love of God, or for the love of your neighbor, in the catholic and universal sense; given from these motives, and to these ends, free from the stain or taint of every consideration that is personal, private, or selfish.

Bibliographic information