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Page 283 - under all the evidence in the case the verdict must be for the defendant.
Page 308 - ... according to the Act of Assembly in such case made and provided.
Page 156 - ... e In computing the number of creditors of a bankrupt for the purpose of determining how many creditors must join in the petition, such creditors as were employed by him at the time of the filing of the petition or are related to him by consanguinity or affinity within the third degree, as determined by the common law, and have not joined in the petition, shall not be counted.
Page 282 - The case was tried before a jury, and a verdict rendered In favor of the plaintiff for the sum of $6,028.76, upon which a remittitur was filed of $12.35, and Judgment thereupon entered In the sum of $6,016.41.
Page 122 - If the purpose of the trust is to protect the estate for a given time, or until the death of some one, or until division, or until a request for a conveyance is made...
Page 156 - Referees shall receive as full compensation for their services, payable after they are rendered, a fee of fifteen dollars deposited with the clerk at the time the petition is filed in each case...
Page 250 - In favor of the assignors, for that was Implied In the character of the transaction. The assignment does not purport to have been made In adjustment and satisfaction of the debt. Directness would have been a badge of good faith, and prima facie valid; but the creation of a trust raised a suspicion of collusion which the statute turns to the benefit of all the creditors in proportion to their respective demands, In accordance with the law relative to voluntary assignments.
Page 155 - Any natural person, except a wage-earner or a. person engaged chiefly in farming or the tillage of the soil, any unincorporated company, and any...