The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 56

The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 56

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...trust, it is reversed and the cause is remanded to be proceeded with in conformity to this opinion. All concur. Jacxson V. ST. LOUIS, Inox ltlounrsm & SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY. (87 Mo. 422.) Master and eevr'vant--1-ailway conductor receiving alleged prisoner on train. W'here one falsely pretends to the conductor of a railway train that he is an officer of justice, and demands to put upon the train a person whom he pretends to have arrested for crime, and the conductor in good faith receives the prisoner on the train against his protest, the railway company is not liable therefor. CTION for death of plaintifi's husband. The opinion states the case. The plaintifi had judgment below. Geo. H. Benton, for appellant. Chapman (6 Kerr, for respondent. HENRY, C. J. This suit was instituted in the Butler Circuit Court, by plaintiff, to recover damages for the death of her husband, alleged to have been occasioned by defendant's wrongful act, in receiving her husband on its train of cars, against his will and the protest of plaintifi, while he was in a mortally wounded condition. On a trial she had a judgment for $500, from which this appeal was taken. The cause was tried on an amended petition, to which a demurrer having been overruled, defendant filed an answer, alleging in addition to a general denial, that the deceased was a fugitive from justice, and had been arrested by an oflicer and was wounded in the effort to arrest him. That the oificer brought him to the town of Dexter, and procured a ticket for him and conveyed him as a prisoner on defendant's train to Clay county, in the State of Arkansas. That defendant received him on its train, and without any negligence carried him to Clay county, in Arkan Jackson v. St. Louis, ...show more

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