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acres action affirmed alleged allowed amount answer appellant appellee application assignment attachment authority Bank bill bond cause charge circuit court claim complainant considered contract conveyed court creditors damages debt deceased deed defendant district effect entitled error evidence exceptions executed facts failed favor filed follows further give given ground held hold instruction interest issue John Judge judgment jury land lien ment motion objection opinion owner paid parties payment person petition plaintiff possession presented proof proper purchase question reason received record recover reference refused rendered reported reversed rule shown sold statement statute sued sufficient suit sustained taken term testimony Texas tion tract trial true trust verdict wife witness
Page 72 - By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law ; a law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
Page 250 - The taking, receiving, reserving, or charging a rate of interest greater than is allowed by the preceding section, when knowingly done, shall be deemed a forfeiture of the entire interest which the note, bill, or other evidence of debt carries with it, or which has been agreed to be paid thereon.
Page 158 - State or coming from or going to any other State. Persons and property transported over any railroad shall be delivered at any station at charges not exceeding the charges for transportation of persons and property of the same class in the same direction to any more distant station; but excursion and commutation tickets may be issued at special rates.
Page 150 - All individuals, associations and corporations shall have equal right to have persons and property transported over railroads and canals, and no undue or unreasonable discrimination shall be made in charges for, or in facilities for, transportation of freight or passengers within the State or coming from or going to any other State.
Page 160 - No railroad company shall charge, demand or receive from any person, company or corporation, for the transportation of any property or for any other service, a greater sum than it shall at the same time charge, demand or receive from any other person, company or corporation, for a like service from the same place, or upon like condition and under similar circumstances...
Page 94 - Perkins, asked the court to instruct the jury to return a verdict of not guilty as to Emanuel C.
Page 240 - It is true that a statute, containing a prohibition and a penalty, makes the act which it punishes unlawful, and the same may be implied from a penalty without a prohibition; but it does not follow that the unlawfulness of the act was meant by the legislature to avoid a contract made in contravention of it. When the statute is silent, and contains nothing from which the contrary can be properly inferred, a contract in contravention of it is void.
Page 240 - ... the statute must be examined as a whole, to find out whether or not the makers of it meant that a contract in contravention of it should be void, or that it was not to be so.
Page 171 - The officers of a corporation act in a fiduciary capacity in respect to its property in their hands, and may be called to an account for fraud or sometimes even mere mismanagement In respect thereto; but as between itself and its creditors the corporation is simply a debtor, and does not hold its property in trust, or subject to a lien in their favor, in any other sense than does an individual debtor.