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same subject in Hanover on Horses, which cites the

CROSS-EXAMINATION. English as well as the American cases. If we are to believe Cicero, from whom the present author quotes

Editor of the Albany Law Journal: on his title page, there is after all much more need of In Rollwagen v. Rollwagen, 63 N. Y. 504, Wm. H. such a book in England than in this country, for Cicero Arnoux and Wm. A. Beach, for the appellant, mainsaid: “Tu qui cæteris cavere didicisti, in Britannia ne tained that: “The General Term erred in holding that ab essedariis decipiaris caveto.

the right of cross-examination is confined to subjects

upon which the witness has been examined by the XXI AMERICAN DECISIONS.

party calling him," citing authorities; yet the judg.

ment in that case was affirmed. This volume has cases from 1 Saxton, 1 Halsted, 2

Can you inform me, through the columns of your Paige, 4, 5, 6 Wendell,

2 Devereux Law, 1, 2 Penrose & Journal, considered to be a court of reliable resort, Watts, 2 Rawle, 1, 2 Bailey Law, 1 Bailey Equity, 2, 3 how the law of this State now stands upon that point? Vermont, 2 Leigh, 3 Stewart, 1 Stewart & Porter, 8, 9

Yours,

J. B. DALEY. Connecticut, 2 Blackford; and notes on privilege of WINDHAM, N. Y., Dec. 14, 1880. witness; power of appellate court after remittitur; justification of officer by process; notes payablo in [There can be no doubt that the rule here is, that specific articles; definition of “in jeopardy;" "tools" cross-examination is not limited by the direct, but in exemption laws; what is necessary to attach per- if it exceeds it, the witness in so far becomes the sonalty; effect of foreign divorce.

witness of the cross-examining party. – ED. ALB.

L. J.] NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS DECISIONS.

NOTES. THE.col.lawing decisions were handed down Tuesday,

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Criminal Law Magazine, Jarman on Wills, and other General Term and Special Term reversed, and an order entered vacating the attachment as against the admirable issues, have put forth an edition of Fieldland embraced in Mrs. Alberger's deed, with costs

ing's Novels, in four volumes duodecimo, at $7. The The Steuben County Bank v. Alberger. -Order re- book is elegantly printed and bound, and has reproducversed and proceedings remitted to recorder, with tions of Cruikshauk's famous illustrations. The page is directions to proceed and try the prisoner The People one of the fairest we have ever seen. Fielding is one ex rel. Comerford v. Dutcher, sheriff.- -Order affirmed, with costs - In re Kendall to vacate assessment.

of the half dozen greatest masters in English literaOrder of General Term reversed, and judgment of

ture, whose works can never grow obsolete, but must Special Term affirmed, with costs - Josepihal v. Steffen. have a constantly-increasing value as faithful and vivid Motion for reargument denied, with $10 costs — Lord pictures of his time. Amelia is one of the strongest, v. Harrison; The Pacific Pneumatic Gas Company v. sweetest and sincerest novels ever written. Erery Wheelock. Motion to amend return denied, with $10 lawyer should read Fielding, for he was himself a law. costs - Schultz v. Hoagland. Appeals dismissed, with costs of appeal, and $10 costs of this motion

yer and a useful magistrate. It is much better to reStevens v. Glover.- -Motion denied, without costs

sort to this grand and genuine old master than to deThe People ex rel. Egan v. The Justices of the Marine vour such namby-pamby stuff as Endymion. Fielding Court of the City of New York.

is called coarse. His coarseness was simply that of his time, like Shakespeare's. He is never gratuitously

nasty. There is more unadulterated “smut" in many CORRESPONDENCE,

a modern society novel, like one of Ouida's, or in a

modern play, like Frou Frou, or a modern opera, like POWERS OF NATIONAL BANKS.

La Traviata, than in all of Fielding's works, while

there is in these modern works no healthy counteractEditor of the Albany Law Journal:

ing air like that which blows on every page of Enge In your note of cases on the power of banks to pur- land's "prose Homer." chase notes (ante, p. 462), you say at the end: “ This important question ought to be settled, as to National Debenham v. Mellor, respecting a wife's right to banks, by the Federal Supreme Court." Has it not pledge her husband's credit for necessaries (see 21 Alb

. thus been settled, practically, by the decision of the L. J. 344), has been affirmed in the House of Lords. United States Supreme Court in The Union National Bank, Skinker et al. v. Matthews, October term, 1878, Cockburn as lord chief justice of England. This ap

Lord Justice Coleridge succeeds Sir Alexander 19 Alb. L. J. 132? The effect of that decision, as I pointment was expected, and we believe gires satisfacunderstand it, is that a private person has no right to tion,

It is said that Lord Justice Blackburn was conset up in defense the assumption by a bank of a power spic not conferred, or prohibited (which is the same thingh funeral. Lord Penzance was also probably absent.

usly absent from the late lord chief justice's but that the sovereign alone can object;" the gov- The Chicago Legal News says that the Ilinois Suppleernment must exact a forfeiture of the charter, obtainment of the North Western Reporter has been discomjudgment of ouster, etc., and “ a private person can

tinued for want of patronage. We can easily apprenot, directly or indirectly, usurp this function of the government." Respectfully yours,

ciate the difficulty when the Illinois reporter issues

advance sheets and the News publishes head-notes very J, KOPELKE.

promptly. Still it was a good enterprise, and we aro CROWN POINT, INDIANA, Dec. 14, 1880.

sorry it has not been successful.

GENERAL INDEX.

.

59

PAGE. ABSTRACTS OF RECENT DECISIONS (see

Criminal Law; Financial Law; Insurance Law: Re

cent American Decisions; Recent English Decisions). ACTION:

Davis v. Clinton (see Cases in Full).
National Bank of Brockville v. Seward Nat'l Bank
(see Cascs in Full).

See Correspondence.
ADMINISTRATION:

D'Arusmont v. Jones (see Cases in Full.) ADVERTISEMENT (see Notes of Cases). ALIENATION:

McCleary v. Ellis (see Cases in Full).

State of N. H. v. Grand T. Ry, Co. (see Cases in Full). AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (see Bar Asso

ciations). ANCIENT LIGHTS: implied covenant as to

193 Rennyson's Appeal (see Cases in Full). APPEAL:

People v. Redinger (see Cases in Full).
ARNOUX, WM. HENRY, on a few ideas of Text

Books.
ASSIGNEE (see Current Topics).
ATTACHMENT:

Matthew v. Densmore (see Cases in Full).
ATTORNEY:

Baker v. Humphrey (see Cases in Full).
Horton v. Champlin (see Cases in Full).
In re Eldredge (see Cruses in Full).

In re Steinman and Hensel (see Cases in Full).
AUTHOR:
right of property in particular mark..

22 See Current Topics.

...... 316

BOOKS-Continued.

PAGE. American Decisions, Vol. 17.

59 American Decisions, Vol. 18.

159 American Decisions, Vol. 19....

279 American Decisions, Vol. 20....

398 American Decisions, Vol. 21...

520 American Decisions, Index..

459 American Reports, Vol. 30

101 American Reports, Vol. 31..

284 American Reports, Vol. 32.

464 Barbour's New York Digest..

178 Bigelow's History of Procedure.

869 Blatchford's Reports, Vol. 16.

459 Bliss' New York Annotated Code, Vol. 2..

499 Bradwell's Reports, Vol. 5..

39 Bradwell's Reports, Vol. 6

279 Burke's Law of Public Schools..

237 Carter's Old Court-House.

438 Goddard's Law of Easements.. Hall's International Law.

238 Jacob's Fisher's Digest, Vol. 4..

359 Jarman on Wills

178 Kansas Reports, Vol. 23.

79 Kenny's Endowed Charities.

139 Kerr on Injunctions.

139 Landreth on Sale

399 Lascelle's Horse Warranty

519 Lawrence's Droit International

319 McClellan's Surrogate's Court Practice...

238 McCreary on Elections,

378 Massachusetts Reports, Vol. 127.

324 Michigan Reports, Vol. 39.

99 Naar's Law of Suffrage and Elections.

237 Nevada Reports, Vol. 11.

119 New Jersey Equity Reports, Vol. 32..

2.37 New York Code of Civil Procedure.

280 New York Reports, Vol. 77.

84 New York Reports, Vol. 78.

304 Patterson's Liberty of the Press.

237 Redman's Law of Railway Companies.

60 Rhode Island Reports, Vol. 12..

78 Saxton's Tax Laws, and Excise Law.

899 Seymour's Carriers of Passengers..

319 Starkie's Trial by Jury...

438 Texas Court of Appeals Reports, Vol. 7.....

77 Thompson's Charging the Jury.

378 Thompson's Liability of Officers and Agents of Cor. porations..

459 Throop's Justices' Manual

139 United States Reports, Vol. 100.

110 Weeks on Depositions

438 Wharton's Criminal Evidence

133 Wood's Reports, Vol. 3

878 See Pamphlets and Periodicals. BUFFALO Superior Court Abstracts of cases (see Re

cent American Decisions). BURIAL (see Notes of Cases).

437

BAIL (see Current Topics).
BANKRUPTCY:
English and American Laws....

68 See Notes of Cases. BANKS AND BANKING: power to purchase notes

462 First Nat'l Bank v. Mason (see Cases in Full).

See National Banks, Savings Banks.
BAR ASSOCIATIONS:

Alabama (see Notes, Miscellaneous).
American

141 address of Pres. Bristow, note of..

421 annual meeting...

102 proceedings of..

176 New York State.

402 notes of...

402 meeting of Executive Comınittee.. order of business, fourth annual meeting..

398 subject and regulations for the post graduate prize, for 1890

39 election of Sherman S. Rogers as president BASTARDY (see Notes of Cases). BENEVOLENT SOCIETIES: State of Missouri v. Merchts. Ex. M. B. Soc. (seo Cases

in Full). BEQUEST:

M&Grath v. Van Stavoren (see Cases in Full). BOSTON Lawyers in the old days.

384 BRAMWELL, Lord Justice, on injuries by co-servants.. 82 BREACH OF CONTRACT (see Contract). BREACH OF PROMISE (see Marriage). BOOKS, notices of new: Abbott's Judge and Jury..

100 Abbott's Trial Evidence.

39 Alabama Reports, Vol. 62.....

438

CARRIER OF ANIMALS (see Notes of Cases).
CARRIER OF GOODS (see Notes of Cases).
CARRIER OF PASSENGERS:

International & G. N. R. R. Co. v. Halloran (see Cases

in Full). Pennsylvania Co. v. Roy (see Cases in Full).

See Current Topics ; Notes of Cases. CALIFORNIA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American Decisions).

See Chinese.
CASES IN FULL:

Allis v. Leonard. Pleading in action on promissory
note (N. Y. App.)....

28 Baker v. Humphrey. Attorney and client; contract by attorney in fraud of client (Ú. S. S. C.)

51 Blewitt. In the goods of ; interlineation in wills (Eng. Pro. D. & A. Div.)

113 Boston & Col. S. Co. v. Smith. When joint enterprise

is not partnership (R. I. S. C.)..

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314

8

CASES IN FULL- Continued.

Bredin v. Dorsey. Vacating judgment founded upon
illegal contract (Penn. S. C.)..

431
Brooklyn City & N. R. R. Co. v. Nat. Bank of the Re-

public. Negotiable instrument; holder for value;
bar to action; estoppel; conflict of law (U.S. S. C.), 189
Carli v. Rhener. Validity of acts of officer de facto
(Minn. S. C.)

453
Castro v. Queen. Cumulative sentences (Eng. App.).. 448
Chesterman v. Eyland Investment of funds brought
into court (N. Y. App.)

129
Chicago & N. W. Ry. Co. v. Oconto. Town must con-
sist of contiguous territory (Wis. S. C.)

373
Clarkson v. Manson. Removal of cause; counter-claim

establishing amount in dispute (U. S. C. C., N. Y.)... 492
Commonwealth ex rel. Torrey v. Ketner. Jurisdiction
of State courts as to offenses by National bank officers
(Penn. S. C.)

292
Cook v. Johnson. Restraint of trade; agreement not to
follow calling within specified limits (Conn. S. C.)

412
Croft v. Richardson. Injunction of publications inju-
rious to trade; jurisdiction (N. Y. S. C.)....

152
Cronin v. People. Municipal corporations; regulation
of slaughter-houses (N. Y. App.).

430
D'Arusmont v. Jones. Administration upon estate of
living persons void (Tenn. S. C.)

229
Davis v. Clinton Water-Works Co. Action by inhabit-

ant of city against contractor with city for breach of
contract (Iowa S. C.).

87
Debenham v. Mellor. Purchases by wife on husband's
credit (Eng. App.)

91
DeLassus v. Gatewood. Devise to children to be alive

at a future time ; contingent remainder (Mo. S. C.). 335
Eldredge, In re. Disbarment of attorney ; what will

authorize ; evidence ; appeal (N. Y. App.). .[350
First Natl. Bank of Lock Haven v. Mason. Bank may

not dispute title of its depositor to deposit (Penn.
S. C.)

412
Forbes v. Omaha National Bank. Commercial law;
notice by mail of dishonor of bill (Neb. S. C.).

169
Ginesi v. Čooper. Sale of business and good-will (Eng.
Ch, D.)...

171
Goodman's Trusts, Re. Conflict of law ; legitimacy of
children born abroad (Eng. Ch. D.)...

272
Grant, Ex parte ; Re Plumbly: Legality of stock ex-

change rules as to debts between members (Eng.
App.)

70
Harpending v. Myers. When demand before action for
conversion not necessary (Cal. S. C.).........

413
Heyman v. Covell. Replevin in State court of goods
seized under Federal process (Mich. S. C.).

392
Horton v. Champlin. Attorney's lien on judgment, how
enforced (R. I, S. C.).

31
Hun, Rec., v. Cary. Degree of care required from
trustees of savings banks (N. Y. App.)....

329
Hynes v. McDermot. Validity of foreign marriage ;

proof of handwriting ; foreign law; presumptions
(N. Y. App.)..

367
Indiana Constitutional Amendments. Matter of; rati-
fication by people (Ind. S. C.)...

147
International & G. N. R. R. Co. v. Halloren. When

carrier not liable for injury to passenger (Tex. S. C.). 72
Lazarus v. Andrade. Mortgage of subsequently ac.
quired personal property (Eng. C. P. D.).

293
Luberg v. Commonwealth. Jurisdiction of State courts

as to offenses by National bank officers (Penn. S. C.). 293
McCleary v. Ellis. Conditions in deeds restricting
alienation (Iowa S. C.)....

317
McGrath v. Van Stavoren. Bequest of bonds does not
include overdue coupons (N. Y. C. P.).

271
Matthews v. Densmore. Attachment on insufficient

amdavit will not protect officer (Mich. S. C.)... 53
Mayor of London v. Riggs. Right of way by necessity
(Eng. Ch.).

110
Murphey v. Mayor Eminent domain ; diversion of

private water-course by city; assessment ; cloud of
title ; illegal tax paid under compulsion (Del. E. and

387
Natl. Bank of Brockville v. Second Natl. Bank. Action

against bank by holder of unaccepted check not
maintainable (Ind. S. C)...

110
Natl. Exchange Bank v. Hills. National banks ; taxa-

tion of shares, remedy for illegal ; constitutional
law (U. S. C. C., N. Y.)..

451
New Orleans, M. & T. R. R. Co. v. Mississippi. Juris-

diction of Federal courts over suits by States (U. S.
S. C.).

489
Olive Cemetery Co. v. Philadelphia. Exemption of
cemeteries from taxation (Penn. S. C.)

349
Parker, Re; Bentham v. Wilson. Who are second
cousins? (Eng. Ch. D)...

352
Pattison v. Syracuse Nat. Bank. _Liability of National
banks for special deposits (N. Y. App.)

506
Pennsylvania Co. v. Ro;. Carrier of passengers ; lia-

bility of railroad company for injury to passenger in
Pullman car (U. S. S. C.)......

510
Penn Coal Co. v. Sanderson. Riparian rights; custom
as to the use of streams (Penn S. C.).

249
People v. Morrison. Excise licenses to persons not
keeping inns (N. Y S. C.)

210
People v. Redinger. Escaped criminal may not main.
tain appeal from conviction (Cal. S. C.)..

3322

CASES IN FULL-Continued.

PAGE.
Pooley v. Whetham. Detention of extradited prisoner
under civil process (Eng: App.).

470
Price v. Penn. R. R. Co. Mail agent on railroad a pas.
senger (Phila. C. P.)

391
Raynsford v. Phelps. Liability of tax collector for
false return (Mich. S. C.).

270
Rennyson's Appeal. Implied covenants as to ancient
lights (Penn. S. C.).

193
Resh v. First Nat. Bank. National banks ; when lia-

ble for frauds of officers (Penn. S. C.)
Roussillon v. Roussillon. Contract in restraint of
trade; foreign judgment (Eng. Ch. D ).......

212
Short v Balt. C. P. Ry. Co. Removal of snow by
street railway company (Md. App.)....

90
State of Missouri v. Merchants' Ex. Mut. B. Soc. Sta.

tus of benevolent societies insuring the lives of their
members (Mo. S. C.).....

427
State of New Hampshire v. Grand T. Ry. Removal of

crirainal cause on ground of alienage (U. S. C. C., N.

H.)..
State of New Jersey v. Nugent. Malicious destruction

by husband of wife's property; statutory construc-
tion (N. J. Q. S.)........
State of North Carolina v. Perry. Inter-State extradi.

tion; duty of executive from whom fugitive is de-
manded (D. C. S. C.)

513
Steckel v. First Nat. Bank. National banks; when lia-
ble for frauds of officers (Penn. S. C.)...

313
Steinman and Hensel, In re. Disbarring attorney for
libel on judge (Penn. S. C.)

311
Stone v. Mississippi. Lottery grants not contracts pro-

tected by Federal Const tution (U.S. S. C.....
Strange v. Houston & T. C. Ry. Co. Transfer of cor.

porate shares: liability of corporation for wrongful
issue of certificate (Tex. S. C)....

153
Thompson v. Hickey Mortgage of cemetery lots inva-
lid (N. Y. S. C.)..

88
Thorley's C. F. Co. v. Massam. Deceptive use of one's
own name in trade (Eng. App.).

205
Town of Trinidad v. Simpson. Ignorance of English as
affecting qualification of juror (Col. s. C.)

109
United States v. Coppersmith. Felonies under Fede-
ral laws (U. S. C. C., Tenn.)

950
Walker v. Walker. Right to strike out answer for
contempt in action for divorce (N. Y. App.).

372
Wayne Co. Savings Bank v. Law. Usury; note made

and payable in New York for use in another Stato
(N. Ý. App.)

346
Webber v. Townley. Right of individuals to inspect
and copy public records (Mich. S. C.).

68
Westerfield. Ex parte. Sunday laws affecting one class
only, invalid (Cal. S. C.)

374
Williamson v. Chic. R. I. & P. Ry. Co. Contract void
as against public policy (Iowa S. C.)

29
Wong Yung Quy, In re. State laws regulating removal

of dead bodies invalid. Chinese religious customs. (U.
S. C. C., Cal.)....

131
Worth v. Lioness. Maritime law, duty of ship-owner
to return

mariner to port of shipment (U. S. D. C.,
Mo.)....
Yorkshire Banking Co. v. Beatson. Partnership in name

of single member (Eng: App.)...
Zeigler v. First Natl. Bank. National banks, when lia-
ble for frauds of officers (Penn, S. C.)

314
CEMETERY, Thompson v. Hickey (see Cases in Full).
CHAPIN, J. B., M. D., on Experts and Expert testi-

mony..
CHECK. Nat'l Bk. of Brockville v. Second Nat'l Bank

(see Cases in Full).
CHINESE:

California Statute prohibiting fishing, unconstitutional.. 03

In re Wong Yung Quy (see Cases in Full).
CIRCUIT LIFE, decline of
CIVIL DAMAGE ACT (see Notes of Cases).
COCKBURN, Lord Chief Justice..

See Current Topics.
CODE, opponents to...

See Current Topics.
COMMERCIAL LAW, Forbes v. Omaha (see Cases

in Full).
COMMON CARRIER (see Carrier).
COMMON WORDS, legal definition of ...........

See Words.
CONFLICT OF LAWS, Re Goodman's Trusts (see

Cases in Full; Contract; Marriage ; Treaties).
CONFLICT of Treaties and Laws..
CONGRESS and the Treaty Power..
CONNECTICUT, Supreme Court of Errors Abstract

(see Recent American Decisions).
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW:

Article by Dr. Spear.
State Røgistration Act when unconstitutional.
In re Wong Yung Quy (see Cases in Full).
Nat'l Exchange Bank v. Hills (see Cases in Full).
New Orleans M. & T. R. R. Co. v. Miss. (see Cases in Ful).

See Chinese ; Indiana.

9

App.)

463

64, 344

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PAGE.
CONTEMPT, Walker v. Walker (see Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.
CONTINGENT REMAINDER, DeLassas v. Gate-

wood (see Cases in Full).
CONTRACT:

breach of liability of water company to citizen, for to
supply city....

124
conflict of laws; enforcement.

203
by letter.
Telephone ; denying facilities of, to Telegraph Com-
pany

363
to satisfaction..

21
Baker v. Humphrey (see Cases in Full).
Davis v. Clinton (see Cases in Full).
Rouissillon v. Rouissillon (see Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.
CONVERSION:

Harpending v. Myers (see Cases in Full).
COPYRIGHT (see Current Topics ; Notes of Cases).
CORPORATIONS:
liability of, for actions involving malice

484
Strange v. Houston & T. C. Ry. Co. (see Cases in Ful).
CORRESPONDENCE:
Action for injury to land in another State

218
Action for trespass on land in another State.

119
" Apparently inconsistent data "explained

298
Apparently inconsistent dicta

258
Banks' Revised Statutes

479
Can an assignee for creditors set aside his assignor's
fraudulent transfer ?..

60
Certiorari from courts-martial.

258
Contracts to " satisfaction

20, 120
Cooley's American Constitutional Law..
County court jurisdiction.

157, 199, 239
Cross-examination

520
Davis, Judge

460, 499
Demurrers

20
Denials under the Code.

40
Disqualifications of perjury

340
Dower; release of..

298, 319
Forensic eloquence

439
Form of ballots...

419
Indian summer problem

320, 379
Injunction against cutting play

379
Is it a joke ?

419
Judicial nepotism

279, 379, 420
Justices' costs

480
Law reform..

258
Legal notices in Sunday newspapers

360, 400
Legislative humorists.

439
Loose legislation ....

279
Marriage after divorce..

159
• Midsummer's " problem.

199, 238
“Midsummer's " problem, correct solution of..... 319
" Midsummer ;" more

277
National banks, powers of..

520
Priority arnong mortgagees

160, 199
Release of dower

360
Reporting

298
Responsibility for counsel fees..

360
Shade trees in village streets

479
Uniform indexes.

Ventilation.
COUNTER-CLAIM:

Clarkson v. Manson (see Cases in Full).
COUSINS, Re Parker (see Cases in Full).
CRIMINAL LAW:
abstracts of cases..., 38, 75, 97, 138, 176, 218, 232, 275,

317, 357, 418, 458, 499
insanity; evidence; reading of medical works supported
by expert testimony

82
larceny; money delivered by mistake..

182
witness; wife as against husband...

443
People v. Redinger (see Cases in Full).
United States v. Coppersmith (see Cases in Full).

See Leading Articles ; Notes of Cases.
CRIMINAL LIBELS on non-residents...
CUMULATIVE SENTENCES:

Castro v. Queen (see Cases in Full).
CURRENT TOPICS subjects of:
actions for trial in the Common Law Divisions, English

Courts, table of.
Albany, New City Hall, suggestions as to court accom-
modations....

402
American Bar Association.

141, 162
arguments of counsel and stating of facts and plead.
ings, fuller reporting of

142
assignee for creditors, can he set aside his assignor's
fraudulent assignment?..

81
author, right of, in productions after disposal.. 321
Pirates of Penzance, right to publish from mem-

222
Aylett, Patrick Henry, memoir of, in Virginia Law
Journal..

201
bail, questions asked correspondents in relation to..... 162
Bar, conceded decline of eloquence of.

381
Belden case, affirmance of Judge Westbrook's order. 261
Bergh, Mr., speech of, on punishment of criminals..... 461

CURRENT TOPICS -- Continued.

PAGE.
Bradwell's Reports, Weekly Jurist on.. .....

281
brevity in law reporting, views of a correspondent.... 261
Bristow, Pres., address of, before American Bar Asso-
ciation..

421
carrier of passengers; expulsion of colored women
from car; unchaste female

401
carriers of passengers, responsibility of, for injuries... 101
"Charging the Jury," comments on Mr. Thompson's
book.

821
chief judge, contested title in South Carolina. 261
Chinese, California statute prohibiting, from fishing in
State..

62
Chinese letter case, Judge Davis' rebuke to Mr. Hewitt, 402
citing of State Reports by title of report.....

361
classification in digests and indexes..

121
Cockburn, Lord Chief Justice.

481 482
Cockburn, Chief Justice, death of..

422
Code, $ 1623, additional findings of fact...

282
codification and reform of the laws of nations, Asso-
ciation for, 8th annual conference...

241
common school system an incentive to crime. 441, 461
concurrent and consecutive sentences, Tichborne case,

41, 61
constitutional amendments (Indiana v. Swift).... 121
contracts to satisfaction (Lesser v. Sherwood)..

21
copyright, rights of author's heirs to control of publi-
cation after expiration....

822
Court of Appeals, selection of new chief judge... 162
Court of Appeals Reports, ownership.

502
Court of Conscience in Dublin...

382
Cox and Balbo, hanging of...

122
Currie, acquittal of, on the insanity plea
Daily Memphis Avalanche

401
Dejarnette, murderer of his sister

241
divorce case of Countess de Tilley.

207
divorce, Kerrison v. Kerrison

502
employees' liability bill in House of Commons.. 202, 242
Egypt, consular courts

281
electors, what constitutes a majority of (People v.
Chile),....

81
“Esquire," honorary title action on promissory note. 102
evidence, admissibility of, of wife against husband in
murder trial

81
evidence of wife before grand jury against husband.
Briggs murder case..

361
expenditures for judicial services, compared with
same in England.

222
"experts and expert testimony paper of J. B. Chapin,
M. D."

341
express business, magnitude of.

2
fasting as a punishment for criminal offenses

322
Folger, Judge, election of ...

862
"garnishee, use of word as a verb.

181
good-will ; vendor's subsequent dealing ; extract from
Solicitors' Journal.

262
government employees ; wages for legal holidays 181
Indiana Constitutional Àmendments.. 21, 81, 161, 342
injunction ; evading (Buenos Ayres Gas Co. v. Wilde). 122
international law, institute of

141
interruptions in argument by English judges

101
judges as referees ; opposition to, in Connecticut 442
judicial nominations.

821
judiciary article to Constitution amended.

41
jury duty ; new excuse for shirking.

441
jury system, change in...

481
Kearney habeas corpus case ...

221
land grants of surrounded land.

101
Law Weekly not a newspaper

1
libel, leading editors on

501
license to sell ale and beer, opinion of Judge West-
brook....

202
litigation, cost of

1, 302
maritime law, libel against "Sea Bird”.

201
marriage contract, different views of, in New York and
Massachusetts

801
marriage, effect of subsequent

41
marriage by telegraph...

281
master and servant*; injuries by co-servant; letter of
Lord Bramwell...

82
Mirzan murder trial in Egypt.

281
Montreal Gazette, reply to article in, denouncing New
York judges

61
Nash v. Fugate, 21 Alb. L. J. 464, explanation of note. 42
National Bank taxation, opinion of Judge Wallace in

Natl. Alb. Ex. Bank v. Hill, and Stanly v. Super-
visors

441
New York city ; movement for reduction of expenses
of judiciary and law department....

462
New York city; special and local laws affecting public
interests in city of New York

142
New York State Bar Association.

402
New York State Reports; publishing contract; award
of

461
omissions in law ; reports of Illinois judges

242
oral arguments not allowed in Supreme Court of Indi-
ana

121
oriel windows, case of Goldstraw v. Duckworth

2
overburdened courts, convention to devise measures to
relieve.

142
Pattison, Judge, vacation of order of, in Steinman's

case........

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505

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FELONY (see Criminal Law).

PAGE.
FINANCIAL LAW, Abstracts of Cases., 76, 157, 317, 377,

478
FRAUD:

constructive..
Baker v. Humphrey (see Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.

GAMBLING (see Notes of Cases).
GEORGIA, Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ame-

rican Decisions).
GIFT (see Notes of Cases).
GOOD-WILL, Ginesi v. Cooper (see Cases in Full).
GUARANTY (see Notes of Cases).

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

PAGE,
People ex rel. Campbell v. Campbell, late decision of
N. Y. Court of Appeals.

311
public charity, sectarian institutions..
Rapallo, Judge, nomination of.

202
Reed v. N. Y, C. R. R. Co., declarations of injured part-
ies....

401
reversals in New York and Illinois courts. Bradwell's
Reports

321
Rogers, Sherman S., election of, as president State Bar
Association

422
Roman Law, course of lectures on, by Adolphe L. Pin.
cofl.

801
Ryan, Chief Justice, address before University of Wis-
consin

182
saloonist," proper use of word in head-note ques-
tioned

302
Savigny foundation prize.

41
sentence, designation of prison, surplusage...
signboard, right of property in
Social Science convention at Edinburgh, discussions by
ladies

362
son pleading in court of which his father is judge.. 221
State Library subject index catalogue

62
State Reports, expiration of Mr. Banks' contract 482
statutes authorizing the accused to testify, validity of,

Mr. Maury's article
Stemmler relief bill..

211
Strong, Mr. Justice, retirement from the bench.. 502
Supreme Court, Federal, probable vacancies in. 462
Tanner's fast not subject to legal interference.

42
taxation, late decision of Judge Gilbert..
telegraph poles as real estate...

21
Texas, criminal statistics

61
Tichborne case, reply of London Law Times to ar
BANY LAW JOURNAL

181
trade-marks

102
trade-mark; similarity between Indian and negro head, 412
Tweed decision, English press on...

41
uniform ballots

361
vaccination, statute compelling

221
vendor and purchaser ; soliciting patronage of former
customers

181
ventilation

121
Whittaker case, Prof. Andrews on.

381
Women's Bank of Boston, failure of.

312

HABEAS CORPUS (see Current Topics).
HOPKINS, J. H. :

on legislative humorists.
on treatment of insane criminals.

6
HUSBAND AND WIFE:

evidence, admissibility of, by wife against husband in
murder trial.

81
evidence, wife as witness against husband.

443
mechanics' lien, wife's land not subject to, for repairs

without her anthority or consent.
Debenham v. Mellor (see Cases in Full).
State of New Jersey v. Nugent (see Cases in Full).

See Married Women.

422, 462

2

ILLINOIS Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri-

can Decisions).
INDIANA:
constitutional amendments, decision of Supreme

Court
matter of constitutional amendments (see Cases in

Full).

Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American Decisions).
INJUNCTION:
Craft v. Richardson (see Cases in Full).

See Current Topics.
INSANE:
treatment of criminals.....

6
See Evidence; Lunatics.
INSOLVENCY, English and American Laws

66
INSURANCE LAW:
abstracts of cases.

37, 118, 137, 256, 339, 357, 178

See Notes of (118es.
INSURANCE. LIFE:

State of Missouri v. Merchants' Ex. M. B. Society (see
Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.
INSURANCE, FIRE:
mortgage ; rights of mortgagee; subsequent acts of
mortgagor

See Leading Articles ; Notes of Cases.
INTERNATIONAL LAW (see Current Topics).
INVESTMENT, Chesterman v. Eyland (see Cases in

Full).
IOWA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American

Decisions).

407

504

DAMAGES:
measure of, in action for waste for mining coal.......

See Nuisance.
DECLINE of Circuit life...
DEED:

reservation of timber in.....
McCleary v. Ellis (see Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.
DEMAND:

Harpending v. Myers (see Cases in Full).
DESCRIPTION (see Notes of Cases).
DEVISE (see Will).
DRINKS, drinkers and drinking.....
DISBARMENT:

In re Eldridge (see Cases in Full),

In re Steinman and Hensel (see Cases in full).
DIVORCE:

Kerrison v. Kerrison (see Cases in Full).
Walker v. Walker (see Cases in Full).

See Current Topics.

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66

JOHNES, Edward R., on English and American Bank-

ruptcy and Insolvent Laws...,
JUDGMENT:

foreign, on substituted service..
Bredin v. Dorsey (see Cases in Full).

Rouissillon v. Rouissillon (see Cases in Full).
JURISDICTION:

of actions for injuries to lands situated in a foreign

State..
Commonwealth v. Ketner ; Luber v. Commonwealth

(see Cases in Full).
New Orleans M.& T.R.R.Co.v. Miss. (See Cases in Full).

See Notes of Cases.
JUROR;

Town of Trinidad v. Simpson (see Cases in Full).
JURY (see Current Topics).

47

EFFECTS of marriage....

246, 266
EGYPT (see Current Topics).
ELECTIONS (see Constitutional Law).
ELECTORS, what constitutes a majority of 44, 81
EMINENT DOMAIN:

Murphy v. Mayor (see Cases in Full).
ENGLAND (see Recent English Decisions).
ENGLISH and American Bankruptcy and Insolvent
Laws

66
ENGLISH EMPLOYERS LIABILITY BILL, 276

See Current Topics.
ESCAPE

164
EVIDENCE:

compelling prisoners to furnish personal, of his iden-
tity

144
expert, Catholic priest may be, as regards insanity
surgeon, declaration of injured party to.

364
See Erpert; Husband and Wife; Notes of Cases; Witness,
EXCISE, People v. Morrison (see Cases in Full).
EXEMPTION (see Notes of Cases).
EXPERTS and expert testimony.

395
See Evidence.
EXTRADITION:

Pooley v. Whetham (see Cases in Full).
State of North Carolina v. Perry (see Cases in Full).

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