Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois Volume 231

Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois Volume 231

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...returns, without subjecting the fruit of David's labors in the father's hands to the payment of the son's debts. As a legal proposition he could do so if the condition of affairs was not the result of a fraudulent arrangement designed to enable David to evade the payment of his debts, and the evidence does not sustain a charge of fraud in this regard. Moreover, the value of the services of a man who would properly manage this establishment is one thing; the value of the services actually rendered by David is another. W hen the course pursued by him in abandoning his employment from time to time is considered, together with the other facts and circumstances shown by the proof, it is doubtful whether his compensation was inadequate. _ It is unnecessary to determine whether laches constitutes a defense in this action. The judgment of the Branch Appellate Court will be THE PEoPLE ex rel. Dan Lee, County Collector, Appellee, vs. THE CINCINNATI, LAFAYETTE AND CHICAGo RAILWAY CoMPANY, Appellant. Opinion filed December I7, I907. I. TAXEs--when additional tax cannot be levied for repairing bridges. The repair of bridges is included in the ordinary road and bridge purposes, and an additional tax cannot be levied, under section 14 of the Road and Bridge act, for "repairing bridges" unless the certificate shows such repairs have been necessitated by some contingency such as is contemplated by the statute. 2. SAME--levy of county tax for "building and incidental expenses" is invalid. A levy of a county tax for "building and incidental expenses" is not in compliance with statute and is invalid. APPEAL from the County Court of Kankakee county; the Hon. A. W. DESELM, Judge, presiding. W. R. HUNTER, (L....show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963954
  • 9781236963956