The Kentucky Law Reporter Volume 24, PT. 1

The Kentucky Law Reporter Volume 24, PT. 1

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...so exclusively for a business purpose or for a political one. The instant that the deed was executed and delivered the appellee was vested with a legal title to the property, and was a freeholdcr. The mere fact that the vendor might have practiced a fraud on his rights, and thus deprived him of the right to hold the property against an innocent purchaser. did not postpone the vesting of the title, nor deprive him of the right actually acquired. His title to the property was perfect, although he did not make a record evidence of it until after the election. The judgment is aflirmed. Whole court sitting. Railroads--Negligence of section boss-Damages for loss of life--The intestate was a section hand in the service of appellee, working: under I'., a section boss. On the morning of the day when the intestate met his death the section boss, with his Ch.-W of seven men, including himself, left the section house and went to Riney Station. They waited there some time for the passenger train. a fast train from the South, which was late. An aer.on1lnodation passenger train was due shortly also from the South. line_v is not a telegraph station. The section boss finally concluded that he could safely go to Otter Creek, which was about two miles north of liiney. lie ordered his men to get on the hand our and go to Otter (.'ru, k. This they proceeded to do, but just before reaching Otter Lliwek the fast train, running at sixty or seventy miles an hour. struck the hand car. All saved thelnselves from injury by jumping from the hand car except the intestate, who was struck and thrown from the track and kllifiki. This action was instituted to recover damages for the death of the intestate, rt-suiting from the negli;.zence of the section boss....show more

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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,093g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236944836
  • 9781236944832