The American Law Times Reports Volume 6
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ... discretion. 7. Nor will the verdict be disturbed because the court in its charge stated general propositions of law not involved in the issue, it appears from the whole charge that the jury could not have been misled thereby. FRROR to the court of common pleas of Preble County. Reserved in district court. Sarah Hosier, plaintiff below, filed second amended petition against John Schneider, the defendant below, as follows: --' " The plaintiff, during the three years immediately preceding and including the 18th of March, A. D. 1865, was the wife of one Zimri Hosier, on whose good conduct, frugality, and personal labor she was dependent "for the support of herself and their seven minor children; for the proper culture and moral training of the latter; and, to a good extent, for her own position in society. " The said Zimri Hosier, when not intoxicated or laboring under the effects of intoxication, was an industrious laboring man, and regularly earned and received for his labor $1.50 a day, applicable to the support of themselves and their said family, and which said sum was so applied by him accordingly. (The italicized words were interlined by way of amendment.) But the said Zimri Hosier was in the habit of getting intoxicated, and the defendant, well knowing the same, at divers and sundry times, on divers days and nights, throughout and during the said entire term of three years, up to and on or about the 12th day of the said month of March, 1865, at the village of Lewisburg, in the count of Preble, unlawfully, wilfully, and maliciously sold to the said Zimri osier intoxicating liquors, thereby causing him thusfrequently to get intoxicated, in consequence of which he as often became and was, in addition thereto, infirm and...
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