Nebraska Reports Volume 95

Nebraska Reports Volume 95

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... shall become convicted of a felony." This statement in the opinion is a brief summary of the effect of the clause in the constitution and certificate, which were substantially the same as the provision of the constitution and certificate in the case at bar. Mr. Pringle was convicted of a felony. After he was arrested for the offense, and before the trial, "he deposited with the clerk of the local camp a sum of money suflicient to pay his dues and assessments, thereafter to accrue, for the term of four months and directed the clerk so to apply it' as such obligations should mature. This direction the clerk obeyed by remitting the required sums monthly to the head camp; such remittances being made all, or nearly all, of them after th_e conviction and with the knowledge by the clerk of that fact." About six months afterwards Mr. Pringle died in the penitentiary. If anything could forfeit the rights of membership in these associations, it would seem that to commit a felony and suffer conviction and imprisonment for the crime would forfeit such rights, and that his certificate would "thereby become absolutely null and void without any action on the part of his local or supreme lodge." But this court held that the deposit of the dues with the clerk of the subordinate lodge and paying those dues to the supreme lodge by the clerk, while the insured was being prosecuted for felony and was suffering imprisonment therefor, was a. waiver of the forfei 'ture, and the beneficiary was allowed to recover. After Mr. Pringle's death "an ofiicer or agent of the head camp made or attempted to make a tender to the plaintiff of the sums accepted as dues and assessments after the date of conviction," and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236908678
  • 9781236908674