Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 110

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 110

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...and while the train was standing at Oklahoma City, he was detected in the violation of a rule of the railway company, which, on pain of dis Railroad v. Hill. charge from the service of the company, forbade its servants to drink beer or spirits, or to have the same in possession; the defendant in error having been seen drinking beer at a restaurant in Oklahoma City, and having purchased and carried upon his train a pint bottle of whisky for the conductor; that upon being so detected he was ordered by S. H. Barnes, the superintendent of that division of the road, to leave the train; that he threw the bottle of.whisky out of the window of the car he was then in, and asked to be allowed to remain upon the train and proceed to Memphis, saying that he was willing to pay fare; the superintendent denied this request, and upon his failure to go ordered the conductor to remove him from the train; that the conductor did so; that he in a very short time returned to the train, going through the ladies' car, and thence into the car in which he had previously been traveling, and in which his goods were, consisting of newspapers, fruit, tobacco, and confections; that he took off his cap, but still kept on the rest of his uniform; that he was again ordered from the train, but in response said he wished to pay his fare, and go at least to the next station, Shawnee Town, so that he could have time to get his goods togethcr, that they might not be lost; that he tendered at this time-$5, but the conductor refused to receive the money; that the fare to Shawnee Town was only $1.25; that during the same conversation in which he tendered the $5 he also told the conductor he wished to go through 110 Tenn--26 Railroad v. Hill. to Memphis; that he knew that...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819365
  • 9781236819369