Washington Reports Volume 110

Washington Reports Volume 110

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... committee. upon its being stated that no member of the committee would have an interest in the proposed concessions, is not competent evidence of a disclaimer of interest on their part, as there is no estoppel by silence unless there is a legal duty to speak. SAME (68)--BEST AND SECGNDARY EVIDENCE--FACTS DESCRIRED IN oR EVIDENCED Rr WRITINGS. Title to real property, which is only collaterally involved, may be established by parol evidence from one qualified to speak. SAME (65)--RELEVANCY--TENDING TO MISLEAD. Upon an issue as to a conspiracy to deprive plaintiff of his stock in a corporation hav Mar. 1920 Opinion Per FULLERTON, J. ing an amusement concession at an army post, evidence as to the amount of work done by defendant as an otiicer of the corporation is immaterial and objectionable as permittiRg a misleading comparison. Appeal from a judgment of the superior court for Pierce county, Card, J., entered February 13, 1919, upon the verdict of a jury rendered in favor of the plaintiff, in an action for the recovery of stock or its value, tried to the court. Reversed.. Hayden, Langhorne cfi M etzger and John A. Shackleford, for appellants. John.B. Hart and Bates ct Peterson, for respondent. FULLERTON, J.--In this action the respondent sought to recover from the appellants some four hundred shares of the capital stock of a corporation known as The Camp Lewis Amusement Company; or, in the case return of the stock could not be had, the value thereof. As the assignments of error are based to a large extent on the admission of evidence, a somewhat minute statement of the issues is necessary. In his complaint, the appellant alleged that the corporation named was organized for the purpose of developing a part and portion of the army cantonment...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676546X
  • 9781236765468