Washington Reports Volume 97

Washington Reports Volume 97

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...respondent. Moams, J.-----The People's Store Company is a corporation conducting a large department store at Tacoma, employing, among others, VVilliam Buhre as a driver of one of its automobile trucks used in the delivery of merchandise to its customers. The duties of this driver are such as usually appertain to a position of like character, requiring him to load the truck at the store with goods and parcels and deliver them to customers in diiterent parts of the city. He had as an as sistant a man named Larson, whose duty it was to go with him 7 and carry the parcels into the diiferent homes. On the day of the accident, Myrtle McQueen and a girl friend, acquaintances of Buhre and Larson, met them at Sixtieth and K streets, and engaged them in conversation for a short time. Sometime later, Buhre and Larson were at Fifty-sixth 'and O streets, when the two young ladies again appeared and again the parties engaged in conversation. Miss McQueen noticed 'Reported in 166 Pac. 626. Opinion Per Momus, J. 97 Wash. her brother-in--law in front of his home a. short distance from the place where the automobile was standing, and saying to Buhre, "There is my brother-in-law," she went around on the opposite side of the truck to conceal herself from her brother-in-law's view. The young ladies then sat down upon the running board of the car, a long step about twelve inches wide and about twelve inches from the ground, running lengthwise of the car. Upon Larson's return to the car from the delivery he had been making, Buhre said to the young ladies: "Sit still, girls, and I will drive across the street." The car was then driven across Fifty--sixth street and onto 0 street. Fifty-sixth street was paved. 0...show more

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  • United States
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