Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 34

Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 34

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...the said House, whether or not the defendant could, after requesting her to retire, legally remove her from the precincts of the House, although the House was not in formal session with the Speaker in the chair. Was the conduct of the plaintiff, before and at the time she was requested to retire from the corridors of the House, such as to justify the language of the plea that "the plaintifi' was creating a disturbance in the House of Assembly, in the committee rooms thereof, and in the corridors of the House 'P, " A " T-he evidence of the plaintiff relates first to the occurrences during the session of 1901 which, for the reasons stated by the learned trial judge, have no relation to the question to be decided in this appeal. As to the occurrences during the session of 1902, when the alleged assault was committed, the plaintiff says: " 'I attended again at the session of 1902, 28th February. I was in the hall' near the glass door. I met some of the members. Defendant there assaulted me. He took me by the shoulders and violently shook me and pushed me. He pushed me and tried to throw me down stairs. He had been drinking. I could smell liquor 011 his breath. I said to him--' If you will leave me alone I will go out.' He did not leave me alone. I was afraid of him and when he went to open the door on Granville Street I ran out the other Way to get rid of him. I was so much afraid of his treatment that I never went there again.' " Cross-examined by Mr. Drysdale.--' It is true that formerly, on another occasion, I had called the Attorney General a thief. I had a quarrel with him. (Here the witness got much excited.) Before I was assaulted the last time, one of the members...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958578
  • 9781236958570