Webster's Self-pronouncing Vest Pocket Dictionary, 51,200 Words: Containing Also Rules for Spelling, Punctuation, Use of Capitals, Etc

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Thompson & Thomas, 1902

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Page 183 - Any natural person, except a wage-earner or a. person engaged chiefly in farming or the tillage of the soil, any unincorporated company, and any corporation engaged principally in manufacturing, trading, printing, publishing or mercantile pursuits, owing debts to the amount of one thousand dollars or over, may be adjudged an Involuntary bankrupt upon default or an Impartial trial, and shall be subject to the provisions and entitled to the benefits of this Act.
Page 183 - ... engaged chiefly in farming or the tillage of the soil, any unincorporated company, and any corporation engaged principally in manufacturing, trading, printing, publishing, mining, or mercantile pursuits, owing debts to the amount of one thousand dollars or over, may be adjudged an involuntary bankrupt upon default or an impartial trial, and shall be subject to the provisions and entitled to the benefits of this Act.
Page 191 - Mail matter of the third class includes books, transient newspapers and periodicals, circulars, and other matter wholly in print, legal and commercial papers filled out in writing, proof -sheets, corrected proof-sheets, and manuscript copy accompanying the same.
Page 182 - States, the state, county, district, or municipality in which he resides; (2) are liabilities for obtaining property by false pretenses or false representations, or for wilful and malicious injuries to the person or property of another...
Page 182 - Any person may, after the expiration of one month and within the next twelve months subsequent to being adjudged a bankrupt, file an application for a discharge in the court of bankruptcy in which the proceedings are pending ; if it shall be made to appear to the judge that the bankrupt was unavoidably prevented from filing it within such time, it may be filed within but not after the expiration of the next six months.
Page 191 - MATTER. This class includes letters, postal cards, and anything sealed or otherwise closed against inspection, or anything containing writing not allowed as an accompaniment to printed matter under class three.
Page 171 - Words of one syllable ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives; as...
Page 174 - Titles of books and the heads of their chapters and divisions are printed in capitals. 7. The pronoun, I, and the exclamation, O. are always capitals. 8. The days of the week, and the months of the year, begin with capitals.
Page 189 - On motion for Orders of the Day. "Will the house now proceed to the Orders of the Day?
Page 171 - But if ending in a consonant with a double vowel before it, they do not double the consonant in derivatives; as troop, trooper, etc. Words of more than one syllable, ending in a consonant...

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