Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows

Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows : New York ... New Jersey ... Pennsylvania ... Delaware ... Maryland ... District of Columbia Volume 12

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...or injury to them, which will deprive the public of their safe and convenient use. Jersey City v. Cent. R. Go. of N. J. 1 N. J. (L. ed.) 439, 4 Cent. Rep. 327; Greenwich v. Easton. (ft A. R. O0. 9 C. E. Green, 216; S. C'. 10 C. E. Green, 565; Pliila. v. Friday, 6 Phila. 275; Mayamensing v. Long, 1 Pars. 143; Borough qf Flranlqford v. Lennig, 2 Phila. 403; Pliila. v. Lombard if: South Streets Pau. R. O0. 3 Grant, 408; Phila. v. Tlu'rtee1ith dZ-Fifleenth Street Pass. R. Go. 8 Phila. 648. It is fitting and proper that a township, as a. quasi municipal corporation, having capacity as a body corporate, to sue and be sued in its corporate name, should have an equal right with the corporate authorities of a city to proceed by bill in equity and injunction, when the public interests of the citizens, submitted to their chargle and control are invaded. The aut ority of the Township could not do 1 what the railroad has done, any more th..n a municipality could obstruct or confer power to obstruct a public street. St. Vincent Asylum v. Troy, 76 N. Y. 108; Brooklyn v. New York Ferry Co. 87 N. Y. 205; Main v. Manhattan Real Estate Aeso. 89 N. Y. Story v. N. Y. Elevated R. Co. 90 N. The Company was bound to restore the public highway to its former state or to such a state as not unnecessarily to injure its usefulness. Masterwn v. N. Y. etc. R. 6'0. 84 N. Y. 247; People v. N. Y. O. etc. R. Co. 74 N. Y. 802. M1'. Guy E. Parquhar, for appellee: The Act of 1849 vests the discretion to change the site of public roads in the directors of the Railroad Company, and such discretion cannot be reviewed or interfered with b the court. Dancille etc. R. Co. v. Oom. 73 l;a. 87; ParIce's App. 64 Pa. 137; People v. N. Y. etc. R. U0. 12 Hun, 195, ...show more

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