Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 177

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 177

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...laws and regulations which are intended to Morris 12. City of Indianapo1is--177 Ind. 369. promote the public health, morals or safety, or to suppress that which is disorderly or unsanitary, but it also embraces and applies to laws and regulations which conduce to the general welfare of the public or the State. State v. Gerhardt (1896), 145 Ind. 439, 44 N. E. 469, 33 L. R. A. 313; Chicago, etc., R. Co. v. People, ea: rel. (1906), 200 U. S. 561, 26 Sup. Ct. 341, 50 L. Ed. 596; McLean cf: 00. v. Denver, etc., R. Co. (1906), 203 U. S. 38, 54, 27 Sup. Gt. 1, 51 L. Ed. 78; Bacon V. Walker (1907), 204 U. S. 311, 27 Sup. Ct. 289, 51 L. Ed. 449; Muller v. State (1908), 208 U. S. 412, 28 Sup. Ct. 324, 52 L. Ed. 551; District of Columbia V. Brooke (1909), 214 U. S. 138, 29 Sup. Ct. 560, 53 L. Ed. 941; New York, etc., R. Co. v. Bristol (1894), 151 U. S. 556, 14 Sup. Ct. 437, 38 L. Ed. 269; 22 Am. and Eng. Ency. Law (2d ed.) 932, 933. It certainly may be affirmed that the track elevation statute here involved, as was said by the court in New York, etc., R. Co. v. Town of Bristol, supra, in regard to the 15. one there under consideration, "is directed to the extinction of grade crossings as a menace to public safety and is therefore within the exercise of the police power of the sta." Certainly under the facts, and the law applicable thereto, no liability in favor of appellants can be charged against the steam railroad companies. These companies were 16. lawfully occupying the streets of the city of Indianapolis in the operation of their railroads. The Work which they performed in the matter in question was in pursuance of an order of the board of public works made under the authority of an act of the legislature. No negligence or...show more

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