Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 162

Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 162

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...MR. JUSTICE BALDWIN delivered the opinion of the court. The benefit certificate sued on was dated August 23, 1905. In his written examination and his application for membership in the organization, Quinn stated that his occupation was that of a foreman in a foundry. By the terms of the beneficiary certificate, this application was made a part of the contract. In it, it was further expressly represented and declared that he was not then engaged in any of the following occupations or employments: "Railroad switchman, brakeman, on freight trains, yard master," and various other occupations, generally deemed hazardous. And he added the following, "Should I become addicted, or actively engaged in any of the above enumerated occupations or employments, my so doing shall forfeit and absolutely terminate thereafter, all rights, interests, benefits, or privileges of myself, my family, heirs, dependents or beneficiaries, without proceedings for expulsion, -or otherwise, on the part of said association." On the trial, plaintifi made her case by offering the benefit certificate in question, also the written examination and application of the deceased signed by him and by the medical examiner, dated August 6, 1905; the application for membership dated July 28, 1905, signed by the deceased; a pamphlet book designated as "Constitution and Laws of the North American Union;" proofs of death of the deceased, consisting of several documents, the first being a certificate mentioning the written designation or appointment by the president of the local council of three of its members to constitute a committee "to report to the council its findings, together with all facts relating to the death of said Francis A....show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678104X
  • 9781236781048