Reports of the Decisions of the Court of Appeals of the State of Colorado Volume 27

Reports of the Decisions of the Court of Appeals of the State of Colorado Volume 27

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...against her teaching, that the board did anything which "was equivalent to the making of a new contract upon the terms of the one intowhich they attempted to enter." So far as we have been able to discover, all of the ratifying of the absolutely void contract of May 20th (void because entered into by two members of the board, at a special meeting, without notice to or knowledge of the third member, as well as for the reason pointed out in our original opinion), was done by a single member of the board. We think it may fairly be inferred, from the testimony of Miss Kirby and her brothers, that a heated controversy had arisen during the month of August over the regularity of her appointment. They testified that Mr. Saunders, who was present on the first day of the school to "install" defendant in error, stated in their presence, during August: "We have employed your brother, Joe, and your sister to teach in our school for the coming year and I will be present to see that they take' their places, or words to that effect"-italics ours. As a further indication that defendant in error was aware of the opposition to her, long before she began to teach, we find Saunders (the only member of the board who ever said or did a thing, after she obtained her license, from which a new contract of employment might be inferred), in the law office of Mr. Duncan, attorney for defendant in error, during the month of August, in the company of her brother, asserting the regularity of Miss Kirby's' employment, and basing his claim.of regularity upon the statement that the board had delegated to him the power to employ her. Counsel for defendant in error further complain of our announcement in the original opinion...
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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778162
  • 9781236778161