Reports of Selected Cases Decided in the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court and Other Courts of the State of New York Other Than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court; Miscellaneous Reports Volume 117

Reports of Selected Cases Decided in the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court and Other Courts of the State of New York Other Than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court; Miscellaneous Reports Volume 117

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...G. Jason IVaters, managing director of the Ambassador chain of hotels. and left the job," continuing as set forth in the moving papers herein. Again in a second dispatch purporting to come from Atlantic City on January 31, 1921, bearing headline, " Waters is through with Prince. Sorry he will not work. Head of Ambassador hotels says he tried invvain to make businessman of titled son-in-law," quoting the conversation with Waters to the effect " I'm sorry, but it is true that my titled son-in-law will not work. I am through with him;" and again later, " It was not a menial position, as I saw it reported in some newspapers. It was a good job with a good chance to go ahead. He lasted just one week, then he beat it back to Long Is1and," and continuing as set forth in the papers submitted herewith. Did these two articles, as they appeared in the daily publication of the defendant, hold the plaintiff up to public ridicule, contempt and scorn, and has he been made ridiculous and contemptible in the community and at all places where said publication was circulated, which is the effect of the articles as complained of in the complaint'! It may be necessary in deciding this motion, to examine the personal element as we may learn of it in the complaint. In Europe a so-called " leisure class " exists, and in no inconsiderable number, which in this country, compared with its population, is a very inconsiderable number. We are a nation of workers. It is the habit of Americans to work. Few sons of rich men here are drones-. Many are in fact tireless workers. The men here who have nothing to do or other serious occupation save to worry over the inroads of the state and federal taxes upon...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236991869
  • 9781236991867