Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity; Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 59

Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity; Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 59

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...6 N. W. Rep, 768. The order allowing the plaintiff twenty-five dollars as temporary alimony for the payment of attorney's fees will be permitted to stand, but no lien upon the homestead will be allowed therefor. In all other respects the udginent respecting alimony is. Rnvsnsnn. 1. Venue: ac'r1on' FOB srucrrrc rnnsoxan Pnoranrv: STATUTES consrnuan. An action for specific personal pmperty may be brought, under section 322-5 of the Code, in any county in which the property or some part thereof is situated; and when such an action was dismissed as to the defendant residing in the county in which the action was begun and the property situated, the other defendants, who resided in another county, were not entitled to have it dismissed as to them. Section 2587 of the Code, does not apply to such a case, but only to actions purely personal. PLAINTIFF commenced this action in detinue to recover a stock of goods, and for-damages for the unlawful detention of the same. R. M. Sylvester, deputy sheriff, and Dalhoff & Co. were made defendants, and it appears from the petition that Sylvester levied an execution upon the goods, in a case in which Dalhotf & Co. were plaintiffs in execution, and a partnership named Porter & Porter were defendants. The defendants appeared and Sylvester demurred to the petition on the ground that it did not show that any written notice of ownership had been served on him by plaintiff before suit brought, and on the further ground that a levy upon the goods by a deputy sherifi did not make him liable to the action, but that, if there was any liability, it was against the sheriff. _ The first ground of demurrer was confessed, and leave was taken to amend the petition. The second ground of demurrer was...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855426
  • 9781236855428