American Negligence Reports Volume 9

American Negligence Reports Volume 9

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...them. These matters are fully stated in the testimony, and are not gainsaid by the defendant. The charge of the court was considerate and careful, and we do not detect any errors in it. As before said, it was the province of the jury to pass upon the questions of negligence raised by the testimony, and this they have done. Their conclusions were warranted by the evidence, and there is no fair ground for complaint by either party. The specifications of error are, therefore, dismissed. Judgment affirmed. then owner of the property, and in front of other property along the highway. It was built in pursuance of a petiiion by citizens residing along said highway, and a notice by the road commissioners of Glade township to the citizens who were residing along that highway to build the sidewalk, and built under an act of assembly relating to Glade township, passed April 9, 1873. On the 23d day of February. 1898, the little son of Harry Tompsett, aged, I believe, then about three years and three months, was being drawn along the sidewalk in front of that property by Belle Davidson, a young girl, aged at that time about eight years, as t remember the testimony. The sidewalk and land there sloped towards the east, or towards Glade Run. to some extent, and the little girl, Belle Davidson, was drawing the boy in the direction of Glade Run. The only person who saw the injury complained of in this case, to the boy Harold Tompsett, was Belle Davidson. She states that at a certain point on that sidewalk the boy fell off the sled, and fell down to the street grade, and onto or near the street-car track. The evidence shows that the street had been cut down in front of that property, after the sidewalk was built, to the extent of from two to three feet, ..
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