Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 114


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Página 650 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence.
Página 497 - If a person kill another in self-defense, it must appear that the danger was so urgent and pressing that in order to save his. own life, or to prevent his receiving great bodily harm, the killing of the other was absolutely necessary...
Página 638 - Saund. 228, n. (1), it is said, that, " where there is any defect, imperfection, or omission in any pleading, whether in substance or form, which would have been a fatal objection upon demurrer ; yet, if the issue joined be such as necessarily required on the trial proof of the facts so defectively or imperfectly stated or omitted, and without which it is not to be presumed that either the judge would direct the jury to give or the jury would have given the verdict, such defect, imperfection, or...
Página 650 - The corporate authorities of counties, townships, school districts, cities, towns, and villages, may be vested with power to assess and collect taxes for corporate purposes...
Página 213 - The general assembly may vest the corporate authorities of cities, towns, and villages, with power to make local improvements by special assessment or by special taxation of contiguous property, or otherwise. For all other corporate purposes, all municipal corporations may be vested with authority to assess and collect taxes; but such taxes shall be uniform in respect to persons and property, within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Página 219 - Appellant asked the court to instruct the jury as follows: ' The jury are instructed that the sidewalks of the city are not made for the purpose of a playground for children...
Página 593 - First. To his or her children and their descendants in equal parts ; the descendants of the deceased child or grandchild taking the share of their deceased parents in equal shares among them.
Página 45 - Sixty-sixth — To regulate the police of the city or village, and pass and enforce all necessary police ordinances.
Página 472 - ... that other personal property is subject to at the place where located; said tax to be in lieu of all town and municipal licenses; and all laws and parts of laws inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed...
Página 594 - Where any of the children of a person dying intestate, or their issue, shall have received from such intestate, in his or her lifetime, any real or...

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