Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 204

Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 204

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...retail value at the time of their conversion. 'See Illinois Notes Digest, Vols. X1 to XV, and Cumulative Quarterly, same topic and section number. Appeal from the Municipal Court of Chicago; the Hon. JOHN ST!-ZLK, Judge, presiding. Heard in this court at the October term, 1916. Reversed and remanded. Opinion flled March 12, 1917. Mn. JUSTICE Dnvnn delivered the opinion of the court. This is an appeal from a judgment of the Municipal Court in a replevin suit brought by plaintiffs against the defendant, wherein the jury returned a verdict finding the defendant guilty and assessing plaintiffs' damages in the sum of one cent. The evidence discloses that plaintiffs had sold to defendant a pair of diamond set earscrews, for which defendant agreed to pay $75, in instalments of $2 per week until the full amount was paid. It was further agreed in the contract that the title, ownership and right to possession to the property in question should remain in the plaintiffs until the sum due under the contract should be fully paid; and further, that the defendant would return the property to plaintiffs on demand in the event that he failed to pay therefor as provided. The last payment on the contract was made by defendant on September 23, 1914, at which time he had paid a total sum of $4-0.50. On default of further payments a demand was made by an agent of the plaintiffs for a return of the property, but defendant refused to comply therewith. By leave of court a statement in trover was filed, to which the defendant pleaded the general issue. On his own behalf the defendant testified that he informed plaintiffs that he had learned the earscrews were not worth $75, and that he would not pay any thing more until they had made "the more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236866770
  • 9781236866776