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A WEEKLY RECORD

OF THE

LAW AND THE LAWYERS.

TATION

1) CONDUCTED BY
IRVING BROWNE
tüRARY

VOL. XXXIV.

FROM JULY, 1886, TO JANUARY, 1887.

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ALBANY:
WEED, PARSONS AND COMPANY.

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Entered, according 10 act of Congress, in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-seven,

By WEED, PARSONS AND COMPANY,
In the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

APR 20 1966

GENERAL INDEX.

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ARIZONA SUPREME COURT DECISIONS, 334 Bar Association, American, report on champerty...... 181

New York State, offer prize for essay

282

bastardy: curious question of evidence..
BAR ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN:

Address before, by Thomas J. Semmes .--.-...-.-.- 224 bees, injunction against keeping -
Address before, by Williarn Allen Butler-

... 166

boat, property in fossilized ...--

boodle aldermen cases ......
Report of special committee on delay in judicial adminis-
tration.........

184,

boycott and law, Maine Supreme Court on
New York State.

bribery; social attentions to judges ....
Notice of annual meeting

bugs : landlord and tenant case ..
BOOK NOTICES:

Chamberlain, Daniel H., remarks on address at Columbia
Adams' Juridical Glossary....

Law School......
American Decisions, vols. 75,

charity: the cy près doctrine ...
Baylies' New Trials and Appeals ...

Chase, Chief Justice, remarks on..
Biddle and Bullard on Supplemental Proceedings..

Chicago Law Times, notice of....

462
Brewer and Laubscher's Ohio Corporations.

379

Codes; a California codifier's confession
Catalogue of the California State Library---.

500

American Law Review on..
Deering on Negligence ............... ...

comparison of French and New York, by W. M.
Dewey on Contracts for Future Delivery..

Grinneli .-------
Freeman's Void Judicial Sales .........

correspondence between Field and Moak ....
Gibbon's American Criminal Reports ...

379

E, T. Merrick on ...
Indexed Digest of New York Criminal Law Reports

London Law Times on Report to American Bar As-
Jacobs' Fishers' Digest Supplement.....

sociation .....
Jones' Construction of Commercial Contracts..

W. A. Lee reccommends codification
Law Code of Gortyua in Crete.......

Winchester Hall on...
Maxwell's Rights and Obligations of Marriage.--.--. 379

Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice, abuse of
Patterson's Railway Accident Law

379

disagreement with Court of Appeal.
Perkins' France under Mazarin...r

... 221

on the House of Lords ....
Pomeroy's Constitutional Law.....

- 379

Constitution; call for a convention recommended.
Randolph on Commercial Paper..

379, 499

counsel ; industry illustrated.....
Reporter Digest ..........

... 120

Court of Appeals' judgeship, canvass for... 181, 241, 262, 282
Shirley's Leading Cases. ---------

courts; U.S. Supreme behind in business.

61
U.S. Annual Digest, 1885...

Cowen, Esek, comes to Albany...
Wade on Attachment ..

crime, Prof. Wayland on The Incorrigible..
Whittaker's Smith on Negligence...

Dartmouth College Case, A. F. Walker on.

201
BUTLER, WILLIAM ALLEN, address before

W. P. W ells on..............

402
American Bar Association .

Davis, David, death of..

42
debts, collection of, new scheme for...

321
CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT DECIS-

decoys and detectives....

102
. -- 57, 279, 375 divorce; curious case of cruelty .....

382
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, reasons for retaining." "74 dogs; doctrine of scienter.
CARR, WILLIAM J., on testamentary capacity....... 9

Druse, Mrs., the murderer, efforts to obtain commuta-
on the formalities of a last will....

tion .....

-...... 482
COLLINS, CLARKSON A., on repeal of patent laws. 260 evidence of prisoners....

-.-..-341, 401
COMMON WORDS AND PHRASES, 104, 164, 284 expert testimony...

--... 222
324, 505 extradition; treaty between United States and Great Brit-
CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT ER"

ain....

121
RORS DECISIONS...15, 30, 39, 79, 120, 238, 298, 377

foot-ball, remarks on the game.......

462
CORLISS GUY C H., on equity of partnership cred-

France under Mazarin, J. B. Perkins' Ilist
itors...... ................

...... 344, 364 Harvard Law School, celebration at.....

.
on foreign administrators and executors ........... 263,

Holland Society, dinner of .....

262
on life-tenant and remainderman..
...... 144 Holmes, Judge, address at Harvard college celebration ..

461
CORRESPONDENCE:

Hopkins, Mark, remarks on..........
an inquiry, "Bench and Bar"...--.-.-.340,

Indiana Territory, laws of.. .

202
an interesting case ..-.-.-.-.-.-

infants; necessaries; school boy's tailors' bills.

502
a patriotic deed ....

insanity; essay on ....
appeal from orders on demurrers .

419, 458, 499 Judges, a Generation of....
bungling legislation ...

160,

bad rhetoric of.......
City court of New York, the

179
brusque dissent by Sherwood, J...

481
Code, section ul ....

200

canvass for Supreme Court electio
Criminal Procedure.

520

irascibility of the English..
Criminal Procedure, inconsistencies in the.

359
not above criticism...

121
comedy of errors, a ....

99,
120

popular election of, Central Law Journal on..
"contingent fees," a problem...

240

rhetoric of Louisiana....
contracts, "to satisfaction".

..... 280, 320, 340
tenure of office, J. D Pope on ...

62
Court of Appeals Judgeship, the...

jurisprudence; development of: Johnson T. Platt on...

441
executors and administrators, powers of, a query

459

jury; trial by; suggestions to shorten....
lapsed devise ..

179

justice of Peace Riggins ; Georgia Supreme Court on ... 182
patent laws, Clarkson A. Collins on...

260 Kahl, Aaron; his compensation in Hoyt will case..... 401
suggestions for the Constitutional Convention .....

land tenure in England ...
"The World" on lawyers .......

... 159

transfer in Prussia ...
CRIME. Chicago Anarchist and Boodle Aldermen cases... 442 law; early English; Judge Taft on
Pike on personal characteristics of criminals...

"Law. Made Easy," Miss Robinson's book.
CURRENT TOPICS:

law school at Cornell University; remarks on.........
Albany Law Journal, American Law Review on ........

141

law suits, interesting and prominent...
Albany, two-hundredth anniversary of founding of..---.

lease or deed; Berridge v. Glossey .......
animals, humorous cases concerning dogs.

libel of public men..

261
arguments in Court of Appeals shortened...

McFarland, T. B., election as Supreme Court judge in
attorneys, admission and discipline of.....

California ........

462
Bar Association, American, announcement of meeting

MacVeagh, Wayne, address at Yale Law School
circular to members..

122

marriage between affines; John D. Gale on........
convention of.....

salvation army rules .........
Cortlandt Parker's minority report to ........

North Carolina reports; extracts from ...

-... 241
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CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

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opinions; publication of dissenting ; Massachusetts prac NEW JERSEY COURT OF CHANCERY

. 462

DECISIONS
patents; remarks on the system...... ........... 182, 242, 261 NEW JERSEY COURT OF ERROR AND ***
Pike; history of crime in England..
punishment; "penology :” State reformatory........... NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DECIS:
reports ; New York Court of Appeals; contract for print-

-

-78, 98, 155, 278, 456,
ing awarded ....

NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS DECIS-
sentences; inconsistent criminal, in England ..

IONS..20, 35, 52, 73, 94, 100, 115, 137, 177, 195, 236, 299,
Sherwood, Judge ; passages from opinion of....

332, 340, 354 360, 3792_459, 480, 500, 520, 372, 393, 415, 438,
Soule, Chas. C.; his unique book store..........

ORK LETTER
Tilden, Samuel J.; death of ......

141 NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT
Victoria ; lawyers celebrate goth anniversary of her ac-

DECISIONS..
cession....

NOTES:
Webster, Daniel, personal appearance...

Abinger, sketch of.....
women, Indiana decision on; rights of..........

Bacon, Vice Chancellor, sketch of..---------

Belgium Criminal Courts..
DECOYS AND DETECTIVES, Judge Morse on.. 19 bell of justice........
DEFINITIONS. See Common Words and Phrases..... 284 Bleckley, Judge, on egotism ..
BELAY AND UNCERTAINTY IN JUDI-

Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice, Adams' suit against.. 500
CIAL ADMINISTRATION, report of special

Dickinson, Daniel S., anecdote of ............

20
committee of American Bar Association on.........184, 204 divorce in France...

Jessel, anecdote of...
GALE, John D., on marriage between affines...

Judges, U. S. Supreme Court, personal appearance
GRINNELL, W. Morton, on French and English law

habits of ....
and practice..

Karslake, anecdote of...
GROTIUS, London Times on....

Lamb, Charles, states an imaginary law case.

lemons, use of, in court .....
HOPKINS, J. H., on careless repeals of 1886...--------

oaths, kissing the book......

punishment of capital criminals ....
ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT DECISIONS,

Rosekrans, Judge, anecdote of..
18, 38, 117, 118, 119, 137, 138, 139, 156, 158 will, Judge J. R. Ludlow's.......

DECISIONS, 17 witness, an agnostic as......
IOWA SUPREME COURT DECISION54 326 327

OBITUARY:
59, 76, 374, 397. 417, 452, 454, 457, 479, 517 Davis, David.

Gould, William..
JURY, the, deliberate, by Wilkie Collins -

Osborn, Justice ..
Stanbery, Henry

317
KANSAS SUPREME COURT DECISIONS 196, 439

Tilden, Samuel ...

141
KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS DECIS OREGON SUPREME COURT DECISIONS.. 37
IONS ...........................239, 356, 357, 358, 480, 516

77
LAW AND PRACTICE, French and English, w. PARKER, COURTLANDT, minority report to
Morton Grinnell on.

- 59

American Bar Association..

PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT DE-
bending the knee...

.. 507

CISIONS..16, 18, 56, 58, 75, 79, 117, 118, 137, 138, 139, 140
careless repeals of 1886, J. H. Hopkins on....

... 384

- 155, 157, 158, 238, 276, 277, 316, 336, 376, 416, 454, 455, 497
common words and phrases.... ....104, 164, 284, 324, 505

PERKINS, John McClay, on repeal of the patent laws, 188, 260
equity of partnership creditors, Guy C. H. Corliss, on... 344

PHOTOGRAPH, as a false witness, the... ---- 457

PL TT, Johnson T., on the development of jurisprudence, 441
foreign administrators and executors, Guy C. H. Corliss POEMS
on...

..- .--.263, 286

Criminal Procedure as it was..........
formalities of a last will, William J. Carr on the.........
how Mr. H. became a judge .....

... 124

Tædium Vitæ, how to escape the............
life tenant and remainderman, Guy C. H. Corliss on..--

Witness, the ...
methods of legal education, John Tyler..

POPE, J. D., on tenure of office...-
patent laws, repeal of, John McClay Perkins on......188,
testamentary capacity, William J. Carr on....

RHODE ISLAND SUPREME COURT DE-
usurious foreign contracts, the enforcement of, John B.

CISIONS :

........258, 297
Moore on ..

SEMMES, Thomas J., address before American Bar As-
MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT DE-

sociation

...... 224
RISIAN COURT OF APPEALS DETIS: 190

SPENCER, Chief Justice, portrait of, presented to State
Bar Association..---

----------- 519
IONS.

55, 56, 58, 98, 219, 257, 279, 297, 299 334
MASSAC

REM
COURT DECISIONS.... 16, 18, 59, 118, 139, 157, 195

TAFT Judge, on early English law ..

TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT DECIS sue
197, 199, 200, 218, 219, 220, 240, 259, 277, 279, 337, 356, 417, 439 * IONS ----

455, 498 TEXAS SUPREME COURT DEVISIONS 4: 219
MERRICK, E. T., on Codes....
MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT DECIS-

TYLER, John, on methods of legal education............. 84
IONS ....-56, 78, 97, 98, 119, 120, 139, 155, 156, 199, 200, 239
MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT"Þeci3: 510 UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT DE-
IONS..99, 119, 154, 157, 197, 200, 237, 277, 299, 316, 317, 336

CISIONS.-119, 154, 155, 199, 238, 259, 277, 296, 298 374, 398

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT'DE"
MISSOURI SUPREME COURT "DECIS:

CISIONS

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DE-
IONS
MOORE, John B., on the enforcement of usurious foreign

CISIONS.........

-.-.477, 495, 514
MORSE. Judge, on decoys and detectives.

VERMONT SUPREME COURT DECIS-

... 19 IONS .-76, 218, 219, 220, 237, 238, 239, 258, 280, 298, 358, 378
NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT DECIS WALKER, A. F., on Dartmouth College case ..........
NEVADĂ SUPREME COURT DECISIONS 119
JONŞarien
373152 4162.418. 452, 479, 515 WAYLAND, Prof., on The Incorrigible Crime..

WELLS, W. P., on Dartmouth College case .....
NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT
DECISIONS ...-39, 56, 74, 75, 237, 238, 297, 298, 333, 373 |

WISCONSIN "SUPREME COURT DECIS-

IONS --..-37, 38, 77, 334, 357, 374, 397, 418, 456,
374, 375, 377

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ABSTRACTS, CASES IN FULL AND NOTES OF CASES.

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ACCORD AND SATISFACTION. What not suffi- I Limiting liability; free pass...

.......... 13

Street railway passengers; ice on platform..
ACCOUNT STATED. Part payment; presumption. 35 Passenger thrown from railroad car by other passengers... 452
ACTION. Creditor's; execution ; executors and adminis-

Loss of baggage in sleeping car.........
trators ..............

Baggage delivered to porter to accompany passenger

III
......................... 415
Joinder of defenses ; defects in land sold and damages for

Gold coin.......

. 323
misrepresentation,
.... 142 Of live stock; negligence

449
ADVERSE POSSESSION. "Open and notori CERTIORARI. °State board of assessors; equalization;
ous. .............

393
None against the public; nuisance..

415 CHARITY. Prevention of cruelty to animals is.........
AGENCY. Authority of agent : sale below price

CITIZENSHIP:"Inhabitant."....

-..- --...
Brokers; compensation ; wagering contracts; margin..
CIVIL DAMAGE ACT. Notice to stop selling liquor

382
Ratification: general agency..

CLOUD ON TITLE Jurisdiction, evidence.......
Sale of liquors by steward of club against orders......

CLUB Expulsion; right to hearing...
AMENDMENT. At common law; adding parties.... CONFLICT OF LAWS. Acknowledgment to toll
Of pleadings; partnership ...................

Statute of limitations......

*

............. 482
ANIMALS. Injury by ; scienter ...

Insolvent discharge in another State......
APPEAL. Jurisdiction of Court of Appeals : Code Civ.

Note payable in another State; interest ..
Proc, SS 191, 1337: appeal froin decree of surrogate: con-

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. Appeals from New
flicting evidence......

York City court...
Order athrming judgment on certiorari; office and officer;

Irregular assessment; curative act; vested r
"detailed fireman"; removal...

475

County indebtedness; criminal expenses....
Report of commissioners to take land at Niagara.....

Elections; bribery at nominating elections.........
Undertaking; dismissal of complaint ; subsequent reversal ; Evidence; change of rules.....
mistake; amendment ..

52 Ex post facto laws; change of procedure.....
Undertaking : Code, $$ 798,
5-...

195
Information.....

334
Recognizance; suretics

218 Mining coal; statute compelling measurement by weight as
ARBITRATION AND AWARD. Enforcing

basis of wages.........
awards ; degree of certainty required ; judgment.---

Municipal indebtedness; stock of New York
ASSAULT. On one, injury to another....

.... 203
commissioners of sinking fund.....

********* 54
ASSESSMENT. Contract "free from fraud"; items of

Increasing salary of officer during term of o
expense...

Intoxicating liquors; sale on Sunday..

297
lilegal; party in interest .......

415
Noisy religious worship in street not permitted...

- 302
ASSIGNMENT. Moneys to become due ..
415 Oleomargarine......

...... 503
Partial enforcement in equity ..........

325 Fourteenth amendment; destroying lease-hold property
For creditors; chattel mortgage: creditors' bill

416
occupied for saloon ; due process of law.

..---.. 154
book of accounts; preferences and assignment not one trans-

Private or local railroad act.....
action............. ...........

Process: exemption from service: member of congress....
. . . . .
Sale; mortgage ..

Interstate commerce: statute forbidding discrimination in
Validity; fraud; notice to grantce.

297

railroad charges............... . .
ATTACHMENT. Agreement between creditors; as to

Discriminations by interstate railroads...
property .............

State law forbidding discrimination by carriers; contracts
Insurance inoneys payable to executors.....

for carriage beyond State .......

.. ................ 309
Merger; purchase of judgment and rights of debtors' as-

Statute prohibiting carriers from limiting liability.....

--........... 137 Street railroad; appointment of commissioners to decide as
ATTORNEY AND CLIENT. Contingent compen-

to necessities of
sation ....

****

Surrogate; vacancy.....
Contract; settlement of cause by parties; lien.........

See Eminent Domain.
Attorney, fraudulently inducing client to sign deed; mort-

CONTEMPT Executor ordered to pay money ; Code,
gage by fraudulent grantee ......

$ 2555; discretion -------
Liability of client for acts of attorney in procuring false im-

CONTRACT. Anouity; distinguished from covenant »
prisonment.....

..--..-3 15
for support.......

* . . 98
Attorney's liability to third ; obeying instructions.......... Provision for arbitration ; damages; profits..........
Pledge of alimony ior counsel fees...---------

ore .

Certificate of deposit.... ..

Compromise; agreement between husband and wife as to
BAIL. Recognizance dcfective: common-law bond.......

property jointly acquired; claim of next of kin........
BANKRUPTCY. Power of court toj require bond of

Consideration; moral obligation ; express promise......
indemnity from petitioning creditor ...

....... 177 Recovery of damages for breach ; claim to deduct note given
BANKS National; transfer of stock; individual liability. 444 on account....
Certified check; negligence in collecting ..... .....

Forfeiture; words of limitation and condition.
Liability of stockholders: equity jurisdiction...... ----. 117 Illegal; margins.....
BASTARD. Support: assignment of insurance policy... 297

By letter; acceptance of offer.......

.... 196
BILL OF PARTICULARS. In action for libel.... 31

When closed; telegram: conflict of law..

....... 297

Overpayment; deduction from amount due on other con
CARRIER. Damage to goods; burden of proof....... 293

tracts: extinguishment of demands.......

Promise for benefit of a third.................
Discrimination in rates. -

44

Public policy; agent for competing parties....
Passenger; duty to carry safely; burden of proof......

********

Of fiduciary for loans to himselt ; public policy..

257
Segligence; ejecting infant; trespass...

137

Restraint of trade; contract divisible and reasonable
Fassenger fraudulently using pass issued to another; pre-

Expressed or implied, services rendered by relative....
sumption......

Claim for services; family relation; degree of proof ......
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