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GROUND FOR.

1. The Directors of the Poor of Bedford coun- CLAIM TO. ty notified the Overseers of Licking Creek town- 1. As a general rule, nothing earned by a corship to remove an insane inmate of the Bedford poration can be regarded as profits until it shall County Almshouse, but they failed to do so. A have been declared to be so lvy the corporation bill was presented to them for the maintenance itself, acting by its board of managers. The fact of said inmate, which they refused to pay. that a dollar has been earned gives no stockHeld, That the plaintiff was entitled to recover. holder a right to claim it until the corporation -Poor Directors of Bedford County v. Poor decides to distribute it as profit; Morris' Appeal, Overseers of Licking Creek Township, 196. (2 Norris 266) followed.-Ross' Estate, 131.

2. An insane person is within the meaning of DIVORCE. the Act of 1836.16.

ALIMONY. 3. Where there has been a removal and an ac

1. A woman living in a state of adultery has ceptance without appeal, the district accepting no claim upon her husband for support, and is liable to the district removing for costs and where this is shown clearly the court will refuse charges.-16.

an application for alimony pendente lite.-Miller DISTRIBUTION.

v. Miller, 28. ASSIGNED ESTATE.

COUNSEL FEES. 1. The 3d section of the Act of 1872, does not 2. The wife petitioned for divorce on the give a lien on chose in action in favor of wages ground of desertion; the husband's answer simclaimants; the lien is limited to such property ply denied the allegation of the petition : HELD as is subject to seizure and sale on execution.

that she was entitled to a reasonable allowance Jones' Appeal, 255.

for counsel fees, etc.Miller v. Miller, 28. 2. Moneys received from the insurance of a

HUSBAND AND WIFE, 8. woolen mill must be distributed pro rata among WHEN VACATED. all creditors; the wages of operatives in the mill

3. A decree of divorce obtained by fraud and are not entitled to a preference in such distri- coilusion, will always be vacated is brought to bution.-16.

the notice of the court promptly, and before the 3. The proceeds of a crop of wheat, growing rights of others have intervened; but when at the time the labor of operatives were per- many years have been allowed to elapse, during formed and severed, by sale or otherwise, before

which a second marriage has been contracted by the real estate is sold, is properly applicable to

the guilty party, and children have been born the payment of their wages, in preference to the to him who would bastardized by the annuling lien of a judgment on the land. That the severance was produced by the sale of a receiver will the record shows that there was no cause of

of the divorce, it will not be disturbed, unless not affect the rule.-16.

action.-Firmin v. Firmin, 58. 4. It seems that the proceeds of a grass crop; grown after claims for wages had accrued, should

DRIVING. NEGLIGENCE, I, 2. however, be awarded to lien creditors in their

DRUNKENNESS. JUDGMENT, 8. order.-16.

5: It seems, also, that the procec ds of old iron, EASEMENT. which had formed a part of the machinery of a 1. Where rain water has been accustomed to mill destroyed by fire, should be distributed as flow evenly from the lands of one over those of real estate.-16.

his eighbor, mere user will not give to the latDECEDENT'S ESTATES.

ter the right to have the even flow maintained. 6. The income or dividend from bank stock

-Malin v. Worrall, 161. was bequeathed to the testator's widow for life.

2. A land-owner cannot so change the natural She died June 3, and a dividend was declared on

confirmation of his land as to throw in a body, the 29th of the same month. HELD, that her

upon his neighbor's land, water which has been estate was not entitled to any portion of the

accustomed to flow evenly over the surface.-10. same.-Ross' Estate, 131.

EQUITY. EXECUTION.

BILL IN. 7. In the distribution of the proceeds of a 1. A., as surety for B., paid a judgment resheriff's sale of real estate, if the defendant has covered against them. B's wife to indemnify waived the benefit of the exemption laws in A., assigned two judgments which she held three judgments, he cannot claim it as against against B. Upon the distribution of B's asa judgment creditor in whose judgment there is signed estate, A. received a dividend on the two no waiver; Pitman's Appeal, 12 Wr. 315 followed judgments and also on his claim against B by - Weaver et al. v. Steacy et al., 205.

reason of his payment of the debt on which he 8. A claim for taxes, under the Act of June 2, was surety. Afterwards, E., assignee for A., 1881, (P. L, 45), must state what taxes are attached B's legacy under D's will and received claimed and when levied, and also in all other a sum much larger than the original debt. B. respects must conform strictly to the Act of as- and wife then filed a bill in equity, alleging that sembly. As the requirements of the Act were the assignment of the judgments by the wife to not observed in this case, the claim was not en- A was fraudulent; or if not, that she was entitled titled to priority of payment allowed by the to receive from A. and E., or either of them, the Act.-16.

amount received by them over and above the 9. Where a party is clearly entitled to the original sum of money paid by A. as surety for balance of the fund for distribution, the Court

B. and praying that the whole of the moneys rewill not subject it to the costs of an audit, but

ceived by A, and E., or all received by them in will order the sheriff to pay such balance over

excess of the amount paid by A. as aforesaid, be to the party legally entitled to it.-16.

decreed to be paid to the wife of E. HELD, on

demurrer, that a bill in equity will not lie in this DIVIDENDS.

case.Bierbower et ux. v. Laird & Bentzel, 71.

a

PAROLE.

2. All the facts necessary to a complete remedy veyance of land to be made to his wife, she takes
at law are known in this case, and the whole a good title against everybody, except persons
matter relates to a single transaction. It is clear intended to be defrauded.-Zuver v. Clark, 167.
that an adequate remedy exists at law and there- 2. A sheriff's sale on a judgment obtained a-
fore equity will not entertain jurisdiction.-16. gainst the husband after the delivery of the deed

3. Under such a state of affairs, the filing by would be subject to liens which existed at and
plaintiff's counsel of a certificate setting forth before the delivery of the deed.-16.
that in his opinion the case is of such a nature 3. A fraudulent grantee takes subject to liens,
that no adequate remedy can be obtained at law, and a purchaser at a sheriff's sale takes upon the
will not avail to save the proceedings.—16. same terms; that is, gets all that was conveyed
ESTOPPEL. INSURANCE, 25.

! to such fraudulent grantee.-16

4. Lein creditors are not included among those
EVIDENCE.

who may be defrauded by the conveyance of the
APPLICATION FOR INSURANCE. INSURANCE, 12

land.-.
CALLING WITNESS. CRIMINAL LAW, II.

5. A creditor who approves or recommends a
DEATH.
1. Where a witness is competent to testify as

conveyance to the wife of his debtor, is estopped
to matters occurring since the death of party,

from denying the validity of such conveyance.

-16.
but not as to matters occurring before death, a

CURTESY.
general objection to his competency as a witness
will be overruled.-Zuver v. Clark, 167.

6. Marriage does not give the husband a vested
DECLARATIONS.

right to curtesy in the wife's estate.-Moninger
2. Evidence of declaration of a party in pos-

v. Ritner, 159.
session, in some circumstances, is admissable in

FEME SOLE TRADERS
his own behalf to show how he claimed, or the

7. The act of 14th May. 1855, (feme sole tra-
extent of his claim, but not to show that he had

ders) secures to the wife taking advantage of it

the privileges of the Act of 228 February, 1718,
paid for the property or that it had been vested
in him by deed or otherwise--Frey et al. v.

and the absolute and unqualified right to dispose
Myers, 83.

of her own property, real, personal, by sale or
OPENING JUDGMENT. JUDGMENT, 8-12.

will.-Moninger v. Ritner, 159.

FORCIBLE ENTRY.

8. When a wife, who owns the house she lives
3. When there is a pretended waiver parole in, forcibly prevents her husband from entering
testimony is admissible to prove that there was
in fact no waiver.-Zuver v. Clark, 167.

he has no remedy except divorce.--Com. v.

Springer, 155.
REPRESENTATIONS.

9. A husband will be required to give security
4. Representations, when to be regarded as

to keep the peace when the wife testifies that
no more than the expression of an opinion.— she is afraid of bodily injury in case he succeeds
Caffrey v. Carle, 115.

in affecting a threatened entry to her house, the
EXECUTION.

| title to which she holds in her own name and
INQUISITION.

from which she has excluded him.--Ib.
1. A sale of land without inquisition or waiver INFANT.
thereof is unauthorized and void, and such sale

ATTACHMENT AGAINST. ATTACHMENT, I-2.
is not confirmed by the distribution of the pro-

RIGHTS OF.
ceeds amongst the judgment creditors of the
debtor.-Zuver v. Clark, 167.

1. When an arrangement is entered into with

minor children, through their guardian, the
PROCEEDS OF. DISTRIBUTION, 7-9.

rights of all parties must be carefully preserved.
EXEMPTION.

The children will not be allowed to profit by an
WIDOW's. DECEDENT'S ESTATES, 11, 12. unlawful act.-Heaffer v. Lingg, 68.
FEES. CONSTABLE, 1-2.

2. Defendants, being minors, gave judgment
FEME SOLE TRADER.

in consideration of a conveyance of land. While
HUSBAND & WIFE, 7.

of course an execution on such judgment must
FORCIBLE ENTRY. CRIMINAL LAW, 2. HUS- be restricted to the land in question, they will

BAND AND WIFE, 8, 9. not be permitted to refuse to pay their share of
FORFEITURE. INSURANCE, 1-2.

said judgment and at the same time retain their
FRAUD. DIVORCE, 3. HUSBAND & WIFE, 1-5.

interest in the land.-16.
GUARDIAN AND WARD.

INSANITY. CRIMINAL LAW, 5-6; DIRECTORS

OF THE POOR, 2.
1. In the absence of any proof that a guardian
has made proper use of a fund on an account of INSOLVENT. CRIMINAL LAW, 7.
his administrator, his estate will be charged with INSURANCE.
interest from the date of its receipt until the date

ANNUAL DUES.
of his death.–Aten's Estate, 130.

I. In a suit on a policy of insurance in a mu-
2. In such case a guardian must be at least tual company, plaintiff offered to prove, as a
treated as a borrower of the fund from the date

reason for the non payment of annual dues that
of the receipt.-16.

he failed to receive notice that such dues were
GARNISHEE. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, 1-6. to be paid, that he had been told by the agents
HOLIDAYS.

of the company that he would receive such no-
1. The Act of Assembly making Good Friday

tice, and that it was the custom of the company
a legal holiday does not forbid the court to sit offer and the plaintiff was non-suited. On a mo-

to send such notice. The Court rejected such
on that day.-Hannum v. Worrall, 192.

tion to take off the non-suit. Held, That such
HUSBAND AND WIFE.

offer was improper and the non-suit must be
CONVEYANCE BETWEEN,

sustained.-Ottemiller v. New Era Life Asso-
1. Where one who is involved procures a con-

ciation, No. 2, 5.

EVIDENCE.

2. The plaintiff knew, or was bound to know, and upon which mortuary assessments are paid. when the annual dues were payable, and the -Susan Leidig v, The New Era Life Associausage of the company, and his reliance of re- tion of 1876, of Philadelphia, Pa., 135. ceiving such notice, are no excuse for non-pay

11. It was for the jury to determine whether ment.--16.

the applicant had "read or heard read all the 3. The declarations made by the agents could answers in the application.”16. not add to the original contract a condition to the effect that if he did not get notice he need not pay.-16.

12. In a suit on a policy of insurance in a Mu

tual Aid Association, plaintiff proved notice to 4. A Mutual Life Insurance company is un

defendant to produce the application on which der no obligation to give notice to its members

said policy was issued. Defendant failed to do of the time of payment of premiums or annual

so, alleging that the application was part of the dues.-16.

records of another case, which was now before BENEFICIARIES.

the Supreme Court. Held, affirming the Court 5. Where it appears from the by-laws of a below, that the policy must be admitted in evibeneficial association that its object was to per

dence, notwithstanding the absence of the appetuate a fund for the relief of the widows and plication.-Fidelity Mutual Aid Association v. orphans of its members, the words heirs and le- Leidig, 37. gal representatives, as used in its by-laws, and 13. The President of the Association in a letthe certificate of insurance issued by it, are con- ter written to the plaintiff's attorney stated that strued to mean children.-Meyer's Estate, 166. they did not "contest the claim, nor refuse to

6. The Odd Fellows' Endowment Association pay it up to this time, but prefer to await develissued a certificate of life insurance to J., which a

opments,” and defer payment until apother suit provided that the amount which would become now pending against the companies on the same due thereon at his death should be paid to his loss had been determined. HELD, affirming the wife E or her legal representatives. She having Court below to be a distinct admission of notice died prior to her husband, leaving two children of the loss, and waiver of proof otherwise neto survive her and he having remarried and left

cessary.-10. his second wife to survive him. HELD, that the JURISDICTION. See JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, 10. children were entitled to the fund.-16.

14. Suit may be brought in the county where CONSTRUCTION OF.

the subject of the risk insured against was domi7. Ambiguous words in a policy of insurance

ciled or located, and the summons may be served will be construed most favorably to the insured.

on the company in any other county of the Com-Burkhard v. Traveler's Ins. Co. of Hartford,

monwealth in the manner provided by the origConnecticut, 147.

inal Act of April 24th, 1857:-Spangler v. The

Pennsylvania Mutual Aid Society, 33, and 8. Stepping off the platform of a car through a hole left in the floor of a bridge for repairs, is

Quinn v. Fidelity Beneficial Society, 34. not a “voluntary exposure to unnecessary dan

15. The Acts of April 24, 1857, and April 8, ger" within the meaning of an accident insur

1858, refer to actions commencd in courts of reance policy, when the train had stopped on the

cord only.-Fidelity & Casualty Co. v. Hesty, 89 bridge on a dark night, and the hole was not

16. A. was insured in York in the defendant visible, and the assured had no notice of or reason company, which had its office in Lehigh county. to apprehend such danger. Exposure to a hid- Afterward, she assigned the insurance to B., den danger without any knowledge of it does not then moved to Baltimore and died there. B constitute a voluntary exposure to it.- 1b. brought suit against the defendant company in 9. Neither does such an act violate the condi

York county, the writ being directed to the tion of the policy against “walking or being on

Sheriff of Lehigh county, and by him served on the roadbed or bridge of any railway.” The in

the defendant.-HELD that the service must be tent of this language is to exempt from respon

set aside.-Spangler v. Keystone Mutual Benesibility for injuries to the assured from traius fil Association, 73. moving thereon, and not to avoid liability for 17. The Act of 1857 permits suit to be brought injuries resulting from being on bridges unsafe in the county where the property insured is loin themselves.-10.

cated; this is a tantamount to saying where the 10. In the certificate of life insurance in suit,

property insured is destroyed. The place where the company covenanted and agreed in consid

the loss occurs determines the jurisdiction, for eration of certain payments and assessments,

then only does the right of action accrue. So "at the expiration of sixty-days after proof of

in life insurance, the place of death is the place the death of Jacob W. Leidig to pay or cause to

of loss, and the suit must be brought in that be paid unto Susan Leidig his wife, or their heirs

forum.-10. and legal representatives the sum of three ($3.00) dollars for every $1,000 the maxiinum sum of 18. Where insurance companies have paid losbenefit actually in force in this association upon ses upon property destroyed by fire through the the decease of the said Jacob Leidig, and upon alleged negligence of a third party they may which the mortuary assessments are paid; pro- bring suit against the wrong-doer, in the name vided the amount so paid shall not exceed the of the assured, without his consent, and the asmaximium sum of three thousand dollars." sured cannot prevent such use of his name, or, HELD, by the Court belom and affirmed by the by a release to the defendant, defeat the action. Supreme Court that the burden of proof was not

--Kennebec Ice and Coal Co. v. Wilmington and upon the plaintiff, but upon the defendant, to Northern R. R. Co., 59. show, that there were “$1,000 maximum sums 19. In such case the insurers are not obliged to of benefits actually in force in the defendant wait the pleasure of the assured whether he will company upon the decease of the insured

bring suit.- 1b.

RIGHT TO SUE.

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20. Seven insurance companies, having paid AUTHORITY TO ENTER. losses upon the property of K., which was burnt 2. The following indorsement on the abstract through the alleged negligence of W., instituted of proceedings in a judgment in the Common suit in the name of K., but without K.'s consent Pleas, viz.: "I authorize any attorney or proWarrants of attorney having been filed, execu- thonotary to enter judgment against me for the ted by the several insurance companies a rule within amount, is sufficient to authorize the was taken by defendant to show why proceed- entry of judgment.-Cooper v. Shaver, 109. ings should not be stayed until a letter of attor

DEFECTIVE. ney was filed executed by K. An answer to the

3. In the absence of actual notice of a judgrule was filed showing the payment of the losses

ment, the defective entry on the records by the by the insurance companies, and the refusal of introduction of an initial letter is not recorded K to institute suit or join in the suit as institu- notice, and a judgment thus defectively entered ted, or authorize the use of K.'s name as plain

will be postponed to a judgment properly entiff. HELD, That the warrants of attorney filed tered.-King v. King and Miller, 54. were sufficient.-16.

4. B. held a judgment, entered against J. T. WAGER POLICY.

M. in 1871; K. recovered a judgment against J. 21. A policy of life insurance was issued to J., M. in 1872, both in fact, against the same defena son of the assured's daughter-in-law. J. as- dant. The defendant's name was J.M. He took signed it to G. who paid the assessments, &c., his title in this name, and so signed all legal and upon the death of the assured received the papers excepting the bond to B. K. had no amount of the policy. Suit was brought by the knowledge of B.'s judgment. In a distribution administrators of the assured to recover the of the fund produced by the sale of the real esamount received by G. less assessments and dues tate of J. M., HELD, that the judgment of K. is paid by him. HELD, That plaintiffs were enti- entitled to the proceeds to the exclusion of that tled to recover.-Gilbert v. Moose's Adminis- of B.-16. trators, 143.

5. Had K been aware of the judgment held by 22. A gambling policy will not be enforced in B, he would have been postponed.-16. this state.-16.

6. The omission of the middle letter in the 23. The proceeds of the policy could not go to name of a defendant, in the entry of a judgment J. or his assignee, since he had no insurable in- is fatal to the lien as against subsequent judgment terest.-16.

creditors, not having actual notice, and whose 24. The dictum of Sharswood in Insurance Co. judgments are properly entered. - Perkins & v. Sleau, 2 Casey 189, does not apply to this Miller v. Nichols, 113. case, for that is only applicable to a case where 7. Where the middle letter is omitted from the policy is bona fide, and founded on an in- each of two judgments, the fact that the initial surable interest.–16.

is inserted in the index of the latter judgment 25. H., the beneficiary in a mutual policy, as- will not give it priority over the other.- 1b. signed the same to third persons, who had no insurable interest. These assignees paid all as- 8. The note with warrant of attorney to consessments, and at the death of the insured, fess judgment, and upon which judgment was claimed the amount of the policy from the Asso- entered against the defendant, was signed by ciation. Before payment, H. notified the Asso- him when

he was in a drunken spree, and on a ciation that he claimed the amount of the insur

petition to open such judgment he testified that ance as heir-at-law of the insured, and contested

he had no knowledge of signing such note. The the assignment on the ground of the assignees plaintiff was unable to show clearly the defenhaving no insurable interest, and the entire tran

dant's indebtedness to him, to the amount of saction being a speculation, and brought suit the judgment. HELD, to be sufficient cause to against the Association. HELD, That H. was send the case to a jury.-Marshall v. Hale, 6. estopped from setting up such a claim, he hav

9. On a rule to open a judgment, unliquidated ing entered into the arrangement of his own ac- damages arising from a contract not a part of cord, and executed an assignment under seal to the judgment in controversy cannot be introthat effect.-Hettinger v. United Brethren Mu- duced to reduce the amount of the judgment. tual Aid Society, 39.

-Caffrey v. Carle, 189. INTEREST.

10. The act of April 15th, 1869, does not re

quire the evidence of a party in interest, though WARD, I, 2.

OPENING OF.

WHEN

CHARGED

WITH.

GUARDIAN

AND

the only evidence on his side should be corrobWHEN STOPPED. DECEDENT'S ESTATES, 6, 7.

orated to make it effective.-Anthracite B. &

L. Association v. Lyons, 103. JUDGMENT.

11. M. borrowed a certain sum of money from

K. and gave therefor a judgment note. This 1. A petition was presented by the children of note was signed by M., and afterward by misA., deceased, alleging that the judgment origin- take, by K., who was also the payee in the note. ally given by B. to C. was to secure moneys which It was finally signed by W., as surety. Judgment c, as guardian of said children, had loaned to B; was entered on the note, when K. asked to have that the judgment had been assigned by C. to his name stricken off as one of the defendants. the present equitable plaintiffs, and praying the To this W. objected, averring that he only signed Court to set aside said assignment and that the the note as joint surety with K., and M. being judgment be decreed for the use of said children. solvent the striking off of K's name would renHELD, That the judgment being to C. absolutely der W. alone liable for the whole amount. The and having no ear-niarks on it so show the pres- Court below (WICKES, P.J.) struck off K's name ence of any secret equities, and there being no and refused to allow the judgment to be opened evidence that the assignees had notice of such as to W. HELD, affirming the Court below, that equities, the assignment will not be disturbed. K's name was properly struck off.-Weller's --Socks v. Socks, 66.

Appeal, 153.

ASSIGNMENT.

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12. There was such irregularity upon the face 2. When the answer denies indebtedness to
of the note as to put W. on inquiry.-16. the defendant as a principal, a claim by the de-
REVIVAL OF.

fendant to have the fund set apart to him under
13. A sci. fa. to revive the lien of a judgment the exemption law will not conclude the gar-
must substantially identify the original judgment nishee, nor alone warrant the entering of judg-
by parties, date and amount.-Winter's È state, ment against him.-16.
115.

3. It is competent for the plaintiff notwith-
14. The assignee of a part of a judgment sought standing the answers of the garnishee, to require
to revive the lien, to the extent of the equitable the issue to be tried before the justice; and if the
interest, by sci. fa., reciting the judgment in the record shows a trial, the court cannot, on cer-
name of the legal, to the use of the equitable, tiorari, review the correctness of the justice's
plaintiff and naming the amount assigned. HELD

conclusions from the evidence.-16.
that the recital of the amount was a fatal variance

4. It is possible, also, that upon the day of the
and that the judgment was not revived, in whole hearing the plaintiff might cause additional in-
or in part.-16.

terrogatories to be served upon the garnishee,
15. Where the legal plaintiff is properly named and require him to answer them.-16.
the addition of the equitable plaintiff may be

5. The verbal statements of the garnishee,
treated as surplusage.-16.

made in the presence of the justice, after his
16. Where the sci. fa. recites the original judg-

answers have been delivered, and when not under
ment against the defendant and his assignee, oath, and which are not irreconcilable with his
"terre tenant in possession, defendants,

former answers, will not authorize the justice to
variance is more important, and, coupled with disregard his former answers, and to enter judg-
a variance in amount has weight as indicating

ment against him.-16.
hat thet sci. fa. and the original were based upon

6. Practice before justice of the peace in cases
different transactions.--16.

of attachment execution, considered.--16.
17. Where the equitable owner of a part of a CROSS-SUITS.
judgment seeks to revive it, to the extent of the

7. M. brought suit against S. before a Justice
equitable interest, the equitable owner of another

of the Peace and obtained judgment by default.
part cannot, by a suggestion filed extend the lien

Afterward S. brought suit against M. before an-
to both.-16.

other Justice. On the hearing M. offered in evi-
18. Nor can the defendant extend the lien, by dence the record of the former suit, as a bar to
appearing to the sci. fa. and confessing judgment | plaintiff's recovery in the present case. The evi-
after five years have elaped and the land has

dence was rejected, and judgmententered against
been sold by an assignee.-16.

the defendant. HELD, on certiorari, that the
19. The quitable owner who issued the sci. fa.

neglect of the present plaintiff to bring in his
and subsequently judgment creditors, have claim as set-off in the first suit was a bar to any
standing to object to such proceeding, and it is subsequent action, and the proceedings must be
not going behind the record for an auditor to in-

set aside.-Shetter v. Metzgar, 8.
quire into it to determine the question oflien-16. !

JURISDICTION.
JURISDICTION. INSURANCE, 14-17. JUSTICE 8. The affidavit that the title to lands will
OF THE PEACE, 8-10.

come in question in an action before a justice of
JURY.

the peace, under the Act of March 22, 1814, may
See INSURANCE, II.

be made by the attorney for the defendant, ad
GENCE, 13

the jurisdiction of the justices thereby ousted. —
1. Plaintiff brought suit for damages sustained

Acker v. Moore, 190.
by the pollution of a stream of water flowing

9. In an action before a justice, the plaintiff's
through her property.--HELD, That it was error

demand was for “five dollars and twenty-five
for the Court below to instruct the jury that "the

cents damages, by reason of defendant's not re-
amount of damages are altogether in your dis- | pairing plaintiff's gun as by him agreed to do,
cretion.-Sanderson v. Pennsylvania Coal Com-

and receiving pay for it.” HELD, that the jus-
pany, 175:

tice had jurisdiction.Klinetob v. Roth, 95.
2. The duty of comparing genuine signatures

10. The act of April 5, 1873, in regard to for-
with the alleged forgery, is exclusively for the

eign insurance companies, does not enlarge the
jury.-Com. v. Stokes et al., 187.

jurisdiction of the justices of the peace so as to
QUALIFICATIONS OF.

permit them to direct process to a constable of
3. N. was resident at the time his name was

another county.-Fidelity and Casualty Co. v.
put in the jury wheel; he moved to Baltimore, Hesty, 89.
with the intention of remaining if he liked it,
if not to return. He did return, and served as a

II. It is misconduct on the part of a magis-
juror. HELD, That he was not disqualified. — trate to omit to inform a party who has given
Com. v. Stokes, et al., 187.

POWERS OF.

NEGLI-

MISCONDUCT.

bail for an appeal, and paid the costs, that an
4. M. declared under oath that he understood affidavit is also required to perfect the appeal.
what the witnesses testified to and what the --Swallow v. Red Ash Coal Co., 86.
Court said in the charge to the jury. Held, To

See MUNICIPALITY, 3-6.
be properly qualified to act as a juror.-16.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.

12. The Justice's summons was "being in plea

of settlement of book account.” HELD, That
ATTACHMENT.

the claims and credits shown in the record not
1. Where a guarnishee in his answer denies being like actions against bailiffs, receivers, part-
any indebtedness to the defendant as an individ-

ners or trustees, the exceptions to the summons
ual or principal, but admits that he has had must be dismissed.Metzgar v. Shetter, 7.
dealings with him as agent, the answer will pre- 13. Where the transcript is in other respects
vent judgment against the garnishee.-Houpt, regular, and there has been a trial on the merits
Garnishee v. Lewis, 52.

aud the judgment is less than one hundred dol-

RECORD.

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