Cases Determined by the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri Volume 190

Cases Determined by the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri Volume 190

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... ' 4.::: . In such case the burden of proving the contract of employment, entry upon the work and continuance therein until discharged is on the servant. 5. TRIALS: Directing Verdict: When Peremptory Instruction Properly Refused. In an action by a. servant for wrongful discharge by the master, pleadings and evidence reviewed and a peremptory instruction for defendant considered properly' refused. 6.----Z-:: Evidence in Justification. Action for wrongful discharge by employer of plaintiff who was employed as manager of defendant's dress-making department, defended on the ground that plaintiff was incompetent. Evidence of the reputation of the bad work done by the employee for customers and of the bad reputation for doing unsatisfactory work of department under plaintiff's management is admissible, under the contract in question. 7. Evidence Admissible. In such case it is competent to show that complaints were made as to the work done by plaintiff and the department under her management, but details of such conversations should not be given unless inquired into on cross examination. Appeal from Greene County Circuit Court.--Hon. Guy D. Kirby, Judge. AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED AND REMANDED IN PART Mann, Todd cfi Mann for appellant. Patterson cfi Patterson and Watson & Page for respondent. STURGIS, J.---This suit is in two counts, one for wages due, and the other for damages for wrongful discharge, based on the following contract entered into between plaintiff, a dressmaker, and defendant, owning and conducting a large dry goods store at Springfield, Missouri: "The party of the first part (plaintiff) hereby agrees to enter into the employ of the party of the second part (defendant), in the capacity of manager of more

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