Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 114

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E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1917 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 130 - That any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company receiving property for transportation from a point in one State to a point in another State shall issue a receipt or bill of lading therefor and shall be liable to the lawful holder thereof for any loss, damage, or injury to such property caused by it...
Page 130 - Provided; That nothing in this section shall deprive any holder of such receipt or bill of lading of any remedy or right of action which he has under existing law.
Page 135 - State shall issue a receipt or bill of lading therefor and shall be liable to the lawful holder thereof for any loss, damage, or injury to such property caused by it or by any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company to which such property may be delivered, or over whose line or lines such property may pass, and no contract, receipt, rule, or regulation shall exempt such common carrier, railroad, or transportation company from the liability hereby imposed...
Page 315 - The exercise of the right of eminent domain shall never be abridged or so construed as to prevent the General Assembly from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies, and subjecting them to public use, the same as the property of individuals; and the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Page 575 - State, to provide equal, but separate, accommodations for the white and colored races...
Page 931 - Sectioc 53 of article 4, title 3, chapter 1, part 4, provided that "every person who, with intent to cheat or defraud another, shall designedly, by color of any false token or writing, or by any other false pretense...
Page 136 - That the legislation supersedes all the regulations and policies of a particular state upon the same subject results from Its general character. It embraces the subject of the liability of the carrier under a bill of lading which he must Issue, and limits his power to exempt himself by rule, regulation, or contract.
Page 129 - That messages by telegraph, telephone, or cable, subject to the provisions of this act, may be classified into day, night, repeated, unrepeated, letter, commercial, press, Government, and such other classes as are just and reasonable, and different rates may be charged for the different classes of messages...
Page iv - First District, Second District, - - Third District, Fourth District, Fifth District, Sixth District, Seventh District, Eighth District, - - ' Ninth District, Tenth District, Eleventh District...
Page 618 - Moore at the time that he did not have sufficient funds In or credit with the bank on which It was drawn for its payment.

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