Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 61

Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 61

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...Ln-21cents. Laborers on railroads. When by the act of March 7, 1882, 115, 116, laborers on railroads were given the same rights as other mechanics, they took them subject to all the obligations imposed by subsequent sections on other mechanics. 3. SAME. Section 1379, Oode 1880. By Q 1379 of the Code of 1880 where work has been done by contract, the laborers can never impose upon the owner of the work any higher duty or further payment than he by his contract has imposed on himself. 4. Ganmsnm-m'r. Prior in time prior-in right. When a written notice of a claim to a fund by laborers has been served subsequent to a writ of garnishment, the garnishment being first in time is first in right. 5. Sam-: . Gamiahee. The garuishee gets just the right that the party garnished has at the time of the service of the writ. APPEAL from the Circuit Court of Yazoo County. Hon. T. J. VHART()N, Judge. The facts are stated in the opinion. A. M. Harlow, for the appellants. In this case it will be contended for appellees that appellants were employes of Ferguson & Brothers, who were sub-contractors, that Smith & Brother were the parties who contracted with the railroad company, and that no other persons than Smith & Brother can claim the l)t'118fiiZOf the statutory lien. Code 1880, 1379. There would be some force in this reasoning; but the legislature, by the act of March 7, 1882, amended 1378 by adding, "embankments or other work on railroads" as work for which the laborer (not the contractor) should be protected and secured as to his wages; and in the eighth line of said section " railroads" were added as property to which the lien should apply. Acts of 1882, 115, 116. Now, when amending 1378, ishow more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855140
  • 9781236855145