The Texas Civil Appeals Reports Volume 55

The Texas Civil Appeals Reports Volume 55

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... Company for the boy's services and Mr. Pricer got the services. I can not say positively who asked the boy to do the service for Mr. Pricer. I know that when that boy was sent there he was sent there as an American District Company boy. We will say that Mr. Pricer called up the office where 'both companies are located and asked for a boy, he called up the clerk that answered the phone. He called up the Western Union and asked that a messenger boy be sent him. I suppose a clerk in the oflice started the boy off.... Jesse Bond was working only for the American District Company and was wholly under its control. If-anyone gave him any instructions in the office, it was in my behalf, assisting me in a general way, but he was strictly employed by and working for the American District Company. Jesse Bond was under the directions of the American District Company until he was sent to a certain place, then if the party wanted to send him anywhere else he would send him as an employe of the American District Company, under the party's directions, because the American District Company would know nothing about where he was going. He would be under the directions of the person who put in the call." Appellee's brief: "In-addition to appellant's statement, Mr. O. D. Parker, local manager of the defendant corporations testified: Glenn Pricer was correspondent here for the San Antonio Express. As to how Jesse Bond happened to do that work for nothing for Mr. Pricer, as I understand, he went to the capitol to get what is called the news budget to be mailed on the train. Newspaper correspondents send a. great deal of matter from here by telegraph over the Western Union wires, and there is a great deal of competition...show more

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  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793269
  • 9781236793263