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Page 129 - Dues from private corporations shall be secured by such means as may be prescribed by law; but in no case shall any stockholder be individually liable otherwise than for the unpaid stock owned by him or her.
Page 98 - That no bill of sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance of any vessel, or part of any vessel of the United States, shall be valid against any person other than the grantor or mortgagor, his heirs and devisees, and persons having actual notice thereof; unless such bill of sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance be recorded in the office of the Collector of the Customs where such vessel is registered or enrolled...
Page 254 - Where after the commencement of this Act personal injury is caused to a workman (1.) By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant connected with or used in the business of the employer...
Page 288 - Probable cause" has been defined as a reasonable ground of suspicion, supported by circumstances sufficiently strong in themselves to warrant a cautious man in the belief that the person accused is guilty of the offense with which he is charged.
Page 193 - ... the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant...
Page 73 - ... nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent railroads from giving free carriage to their own officers and employees, or to prevent the principal officers of any railroad company or companies from exchanging passes or tickets with other railroad companies for their officers and...
Page 293 - Would the owner of the property, in an action of ejectment brought by the adverse party, founded upon the deed, be required to offer evidence to defeat a recovery? If such proof would be necessary, the cloud would exist ; if the proof would be unnecessary, no shade would be cast by the presence of the deed.
Page 221 - ... said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of dollars lawful money of the United States of America, to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, doth by these presents grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, all that, etc.
Page 335 - You are the sole and exclusive judges of the credibility of the witnesses, and of the weight to be given to the testimony of each.
Page 249 - ... 1. By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant, connected with or used in the business of the employer which arose from or had not been discovered or remedied owing to the negligence of the employer or of any person in the service of the employer and intrusted by him with the duty of seeing that the ways, works, machinery, or plant, were in proper condition; 2.