The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 139

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West Publishing Company, 1911

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Page 370 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he mauna fa' that ! For a
Page 46 - It is admitted that the rule is difficult of application. But it is generally held that, in order to warrant a finding that negligence, or an act not amounting to wanton wrong, is the proximate cause of an injury, it must appear that the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence or wrongful act, and that it ought to have been foreseen in the light of the attending circumstances.
Page 404 - No moneys shall ever be paid out of the Treasury of this State, or any of its funds or any of the funds under its management, except in pursuance of an appropriation by law ; nor unless such payment be made within two years next after the passage of such appropriation act; and every such law. making a new appropriation, or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient for such law...
Page 414 - No person, or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
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Page 188 - In addition to the demurrer to the evidence, one of the grounds of the motion for a new trial is that the verdict is against the evidence.
Page 408 - If, when the unconstitutional portion is stricken out, that which remains is complete in itself, and. capable of being executed in accordance with the apparent legislative intent, wholly independent of that which was rejected, it must be sustained.
Page 404 - Every law which imposes, continues or revives a tax, shall distinctly state the tax and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient to refer to any other law to fix such tax or object.
Page 59 - In the nature of things, there is in every transaction a succession of events, more or less dependent upon those preceding, and it is the province of a jury to look at this succession of events or facts, and ascertain whether they are naturally and probably connected with each other by a continuous sequence, or are dissevered by new and independent agencies, and this must be determined in view of the circumstances existing at the time.
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