Oklahoma Reports Volume 45

Oklahoma Reports Volume 45

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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: ...path for a wagon to go through, and on the north side there was a place where a footman went through and as I went down there I turned off Fourth street on Market, and there was an asphalt wagon with a sheet over it to the left, and in the same track I was, and I was galloping along, and I saw that I couldn't go through there, and turned to go to the footman's path, and tried to check up my horse, and he was fractions, and as he jumped he struck the pile of rocks and fell, and, as I saw him fall, I got my feet out of the stirrups." "A. I ran my horse around and tried to go through where the abutment was, and when the horse saw those rocks he turned and shied, and that is why he fell." After plaintiff had testified that he had gone 30 or 40 feet upon Market street, he was asked and answered the following questions: "Q. When you turned and got 30 or 40 feet away, you saw Form 14 the condition of the street well? A. Yes, sir; when I got on it. Q. And you undertook to go around that traveled path? A. Yes, the extreme north side of the little path? A. Yes, sir." And again: "Q. When you looked ahead and discovered this unsafe condition, you discovered the path to the right? A. Yes, sir. Q. You looked at that, and that looked safe? A. Yes, sir; to me. Q. And you undertook to go around that traveled path? A. Yes, sir. IQ. Was that in the street? A. At the edge of the street." The street commissioner of the city testified, upon crossexamination: "Q. State to the jury what was the condition of that street? A. There had been a number of loads of rock dumped promiscuously into the street. Q. How much of space would it leave for people to pass? A. Just a very narrow driveway. Q. Plenty of...show more

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  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 553g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857682
  • 9781236857682