Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 174

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 174

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...of a church has power to unite such church with another, such body has implied power to establish the mode of procedure, and to agree to the name of the new church. p. 454. 19. Dsr;ns.--Itcligious S0cictics.--'I'rusts.--('iril Cour-ts.--A deed to a church constitutes a civil contract and it is the duty of the courts to construe its meaning and legal eifect. p. 455. 20. Du-: ns.--To ChurcIi.--Trusts.--A general warranty deed to the trustees of a congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church creates no trust, and the only duty of the court in a controversy thereover, as to the rightful owner, after an alleged union of such church with another, is to determine the rightful successor. pp. 455. 456. 21. RELIGIOUS Soc1s'r1m.--Union.---Secedera.--Rights.---When the general assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church decided that a union of such church and the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America had been consummated, the property of the former vested in the latter, and the members of the former who refuse to unite have no interest in the church property. p. 456. 22. Arrm1..--Transfer.--Oral Arg-ument.---An oral argument in a case on a petition to transfer from the Appellate Court will be granted only when the Supreme Court desires it. p. 457. From Superior Court of Vanderburgh County; Alexamle-r Gilchrist, Judge. Action by James W. Ramsey and others against Joseph P. Hicks and others. From a judgment for defendants, plaintiffs appeal. Transferred from Appellate Court (see 44 Ind. App. 490) under 1394 Burns 1908 subd. 2, Acts 1901 p. 565, 1(). Afiirmed. William Reister, George W. Shaw, W. C. Caldwell and H e/fcrnan ti? Mattingly, for appellants. A. P. Humphrey, John M. Gaut, Joel E. Williamson, Ogdon...
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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236770994
  • 9781236770998