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and 140 New York State Reporter Alimony, see "Divorce," $ 2.
could be obtained, held void.-Stewart v. WoolClaims against estate of decedent, see “Exec-ley (Sup.) 99.
utors and Administrators," $ 3. Compensation for property taken for public use, of rents and profits of land be held in trust for
*A direction that the share of a certain child see "Eminent Domain," $ 1.
his life, remainder to his children, held void.County warrant, see "Counties," $ 3. Defective sidewalk, see "Municipal Corpora
Stewart v. Woolley (Sup.) 99. tions," $ 7.
Trust in will construed, and held invalid as
suspending power of alienation.-Whitefield v. § 1. Requisites and sufficiency.
Crissman (Sup.) 630. *Payment is made by the debtor delivering to his creditor money or other valuable thing
A devise to A. of corporate stock, the stock to extinguish the debt, which is received by the to be held in trust for seven years after the creditor for the same purpose.- Persons v. Gard- death of testatrix, with a provision that on his ner (Sup.) 616.
death within the seven years without children the shares bequeathed should go to certain other
persons, is valid ; the suspension of the absolute PENAL STATUTES.
ownership of said stock being measured by the
life of A.-Orange County Trust Co. v. MorriConstruction of, see “Statutes," $ &
son (Sup.) 940. PENALTIES.
PERSONAL INJURIES. For adulteration of milk, see “Adulteration." Particular causes or means of injury. For discrimination by telephone company, see See “Negligence.” "Telegraphs and Telephones," $ 2.
Defective condition of demised premises, see Under contracts, see "Damages," $ 3.
"Landlord and Tenant," $ 3.
Explosion, see "Explosives."
Operation of railroads, see "Railroads," 8 5.
Operation of street railroad, see “Street RailEffect as to property involved, see "Lis Pen
roads," & 2. dens."
Particular classes of persons injured.
Employé, see "Master and Servant," 88 2-11. PENSIONS.
Passenger, see Carriers," $$ 3, 4.
Traveler on highway, see "Municipal CorpoOf police officers, see “Municipal Corporations," rations," 8 7. $ 3.
Traveler on highway crossing railroad, see To school teachers, see "Schools and School “Railroads," $ 5. Districts," $ 1.
Bill of particulars, see "Pleading,” 7.
Correction of errors at trial, see "Trial," $ 6.
Excessive damages, see "Damages,” $ 5. See "Waters and Water Courses,” $ 1.
Harmless error in rulings on evidence, see “Ap
peal," $ 8. PERFORMANCE.
Jurisdiction of municipal court, see "Courts,"
Opinion evidence, see "Evidence," $ 5.
Special findings, see “Trial," $ 5.
*An express trust created in executors to sell PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. real property held to unlawfully suspend the absolute power of alienation.-Stewart v. Wool- Physician as expert witness, see "Evidence," ley (Sup.) 99.
8 5. *An express trust to receive and accumulate Privileged communications, see "Witnesses, * rents and profits of certain of testator's real prop- $ 1. erty until a sale thereof, the sale to be made at Right to take deposition of physician, see "Depsuch time within five years as a certain price ositions."
*Point annotated. See syllabus.
cause of action as to one of the items claimed
will not be sustained.-Babcock v. Anson (Sup.)
*A complaint in an action for the negligent
death of an employé, brought against the employ-
er and a third person, held to state separate
causes of action against defendants within the
rule requiring separate causes of action to be
v. New York Contracting Co., Pennsylvania Ter-
minal (Sup.) 880.
$ 3. Plea or answer, cross-complaint,
and affidavit of defense.
*Denials on information and belief held prop-
*Demurrer to answer sustained, where defend-
answer as paragraphs of "this amended com-
plaint."- Ætna Life Ins. Co. v. North Star
Mines Co. (Sup.) 545.
*Where defendant sets up separate defenses,
express reaverment of other parts of the answer,
or by reference thereto.- Walsh v. Lispenard
*Certain evidence held not admissible under
the answer pleading only payment.-Thalmann
v. Lewis (Sup.) 1056.
8 4. Demurrer or exception.
Complaint in equitable action not pleading
delivery of shipment, see “Carriers,” $ 2. murrable.-Cozzens V. American General En-
*The allegations of a complaint must be tak-
to.-People v. Luke (Sup.) 621.
the answer is defective, held not sustainable.-
ant,” 8 9.
On demurrer plaintiff is entitled to have the
facts stated in the complaint taken as true.-
Shaw v. Feltman (Sup.) 1043.
ings and repleader.
In an action in County Court the court could
permit plaintiff to amend the complaint by
*The County Court being of limited jurisdic- Henneke v. Schmidt (Sup.) 138.
*The power of the court, even after trial, to
the proof, does not permit the importation into
*Where a complaint is amended by inserting
matter constituting a new cause of action, the
*Point annotated. See syllabus.
and 140 New York State Reporter upon proper pleadings.-City of New York V. *Where the complaint setting forth a second Knickerbocker Trust Co. (Sup.) 506.
cause of action alleges “the entire contents of *The court should allow an amendment to a
folio one" of the complaint, the remedy for the defective complaint on such terms as it deems uncertainty is by motion.-Babcock v. Anson equitable.---Babcock v. Anson (Sup.) 642.
(Sup.) 642. *Upon a motion for leave to file a supplement
*The complaint to enjoin obstruction of a way al answer, the court will not determine whether held to sufficiently describe, as against objection the facts pleaded are available as a defense for first made at the trial, the land to which the the reasons stated in the opposing affidavits, way was appurtenant. Code Civ. Proc. $ 546. where the facts stated in the application are --Palmer v. Van Deusen (Sup.) 707. sufficient.-Silver & Co. v. Waterman (Sup.) 899. *Under Code Civ. Proc. $ 546, the court held
*The court may allow a supplemental answer without authority to require a complaint to be setting up facts which have come into existence made more definite and certain.-Friedman v. subsequent to the former pleading.–Silver & Denousky (Sup.) 780. Co. v. Waterman (Sup.) 899.
§ 9. Defects and objections, waiver, Where a default in pleading is set aside, and
and aider by verdict or judgment. defendant is allowed to answer and serves an
Defendant under the facts held to have elected answer she has a right to amend the same once to stand on his answer.-Thalmann v. Lewis within 20 days after its service.-O'Reilly v. (Sup.) 1056. Skelly (Sup.) 1082. *In an action for damages, an amendment to
PLEDGES. the complaint by increasing the amount of dam- of goods by factor, see “Factors." ages claimed held properly allowed.-Sohman v. Metropolitan St. Ry. Co. (City Ct.) 1033.
POLICE. § 6. Signature and verification.
*A verification by one of the defendants, with. See "Municipal Corporations," $ 3. out a statement that he was acquainted with the facts, held proper under Code Civ. Proc. $ 525.-Connolly v. Schroeder (Sup.) 303.
POLICE POWER. § 7. Bill of particulars and copy of ac- Construction of statutes passed in exercise of, count.
see “Statutes," $ 3. *Under the complaint and bill of particulars Exercise of to control liquor traffic, see “Inserved in an action by an attorney for services, toxicating Liquors," $ 1. defendant held entitled to a further bill indicat. Of municipality, see “Municipal Corporations," ing more specifically in what manner plaintiff
§ 5. made up his lump charge.-Squires v. Kissam (Sup.) 373.
POLICY. *It is improper to include in an order requir- Of insurance, see "Insurance." ing defendant to serve a bill of particulars a provision imposing a penalty for failure to file. the same, but, if the bill be not filed, plaintiff
POLITICAL RIGHTS. may apply for an order preventing defendants from giving any evidence as to those items as to See “Constitutional Law," $ 1. which the bill was ordered.--Foster v. Curtis Suffrage, see “Elections." (Sup.) 388. *In a suit for specific performance of agree
POOR LAWS. convey certain property defendant held entitled to further bill of particulars.- See “Paupers." Fische] v. Fischel (Sup.) 815. *In an action for injuries to a servant, de
POSSESSION. fendant held entitled to a bill of particulars disclosing certain designated facts.-Kaplan v. Sher Of demised premises, see “Landlord and Ten(Sup.) 1094.
ant," $ 5. $ 8. Motions.
Of nortgaged property, see "Chattel MortgaWhere an original complaint was answered,
ges," $ 3. and a supplemental complaint which did not state a cause of action in itself was demurred
POUNDAGE. to, plaintiff could not obtain judgment on the To sheriff, see "Sheriffs and Constables," $ 1. pleadings on the ground that the demurrer was frivolous, while the issue raised by the answer to the original complaint was undisposed of.
POWERS. People v. Westchester Traction Co. (Sup.) 389. *If it requires argument to show that a plead
Of attorney, see "Principal and Agent." ing is frivolous, it may not be overruled on § 1. Creation, existence, and validity. that ground.-Consolidated Rubber Tire Co. v. Real Property Law, $ 154, Laws 1896, p. 583. Vehicle Equipment Co. (Sup.) 399.
c. 547, relating to powers, held not applicable * Point annotated. See syllabus.
to transactions before its passage.-Wells v.
PREJUDICE. Brooklyn Union Elevated R. Co. (Sup.) 77, 79; Phillips v. Same (Sup.) 79; Hillebrecht v. Same, Ground for reversal in civil actions, see "ApId.
peal," $ 8. *Where a testatrix devised her land to a trustee with power to sell with the consent of her son, but did not dispose of the corpus, and
PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION. the son died before consenting to a sale, the power of sale and the trust terminated with bis See “Injunction," $ 4. death.-Wells v. Brooklyn Union Elevated R. Co. (Sup.) 77, 79; Phillips v. Same (Sup.) 79; Hillebrecht v. Same, Id.
PREMIUMS. § 2. Construction and execution.
For insurance, see "Insurance," $$ 3, 4. The appointee of the donee of a power by will to appoint a remainderman held to be the owner of a vested remainder, and, having con
PRESENTMENT. veyed it to the life tenant, the latter may convey the life estate to herself as an individual Of claims against estate of decedent, see "Exand owner of the remainder and terminate the ecutors and Administrators," $ 3. trust' under the express provisions of Laws 1893, p. 939, c. 452.-Phillips v. Pike (Sup.)
PRESUMPTIONS. 486. PRACTICE.
In civil actions, see "Evidence," 8 2.
In criminal prosecutions, see "Homicide," § 2. In particular civil actions or proceedings.
On appeal, see "Appeal," 8 8. See “Account," $ 1; "Contempt," $ 2; "Divorce," $ 1; "Ejectment"; "Habeas Corpus,"
PRIMARY ELECTIONS. $ 2; “Mandamus," § 2; "Replevin." Accounting by executor or administrator, see See "Elections," $ 1.
"Executors and Administrators," 8 6. Condemnation proceedings, see "Eminent Domain," 8 2.
PRINCIPAL AND AGENT. Particular proceedings in actions. Declarations of agent as res geste, see "EviSee “Abatement and Revival”; “Bail," § 1; dence," $ 3. "Continuance"; "Costs"; "Damages," § 6; Memorandum by agent within statute of frauds, "Depositions"; "Dismissal and Nonsuit";
see "Frauds, Statute of," $ 2. “Evidence"; "Execution"; "Judgment"; "Juo Recovery of property taken from agent under dicial Sales”; “Jury"; "Limitation of Ac execution, see "Execution," $ 1. tions"; "Motions”; "Parties”; “Pleading"; Validity of note given to employment agency, "Process"; "Reference"; "Trial”; “Venue."
see "Bills and Notes," $ 1. Nonsuit, see "Trial," $ 4.
Agency in particular relations, offices, or ocVerdict, see "Trial," $ 5.
cupations. Particular remedies in or incident to actions. See "Attorney and Client”; “Brokers"; "FacSee “Arrest,” $ 1; “Deposits in Court”; “Dis- Corporate agent, see "Corporations," 8 5.
covery"; "Injunction"; "Receivers”; “Ten- Insurance agents, see “Insurance," $ 1. der.
Municipal agents, see "Municipal Corporations," Procedure in criminal prosecutions.
$ 3. See "Criminal Law."
$ 1. Rights and liabilities as to third Procedure in exercise of special or limited juris
*Where an agent employed to sell land failed
to make a contract of sale binding on the own, See "Bankruptcy,” $ 1.
ers, he was himself bound thereby.-Rowland Procedure in or by particular courts or tribunals. v. Hall (Sup.) 55. See "Courts."
*One applying to another for a loan to a third
person on the latter's property held not liable Procedure on review.
for services in searching a title for the loan.See “Appeal"; "Certiorari," $ 1; "Justices of Title Guarantee & Trust Co. v. Levitt (Sup.) the Peace," $ 2; "New Trial."
*Plaintiff held not entitled to enforce a conPREFERENCES.
tract an undisclosed principal.-Moore v.
Vulcanite Portland Cement Co. (Sup.) 393. Effect of proceedings in bankruptcy, see “Bank- *In an action on a contract negotiated and ruptcy," $ 2.
afterwards modified by a salesman, the quesOf causes for trial, see "Trial," $ 1.
tions whether he had authority to modify the * Point annotated. See syllabus.
and 140 New York State Reporter contract, and, if he had no such authority,
PROCESS. whether his principal did not ratify his act, held, under the evidence, to be for the jury:- In actions against particular classes of persons. Lilienthal v. German American Brewing Co. (Sup.) 402.
See "Corporations," $ 5.
Foreign corporations, see "Corporations," $ 9. *Where defendant gave its salesman permission to reduce a price given in an estimate, it
Particular forms of writs or other process. did not confer authority on the salesman to See “Arrest"; "Execution"; "Injunction"; bind defendant on a contract with plaintiff. "Mandamus”; “Replevin." Falihee v. John Simmons Co. (Sup.) 764.
8 1. Service.
A written admission signed by the superinPRINCIPAL AND SURETY. tendent of insurance held defective as proof of
process, since it does not identify, the process See "Guaranty."
served in an action against a foreign insurance Liabilities on appeal bond, see "Appeal,” § 10. F. (Sup.) 1041.
company.-McKeever v. Supreme Court I. 0. Liabilities on bail bonds, see “Bail. Liabilities on receiver's bond, see "Receivers," $ 2. Defects, objections, and amend§ 5.
*Under the facts held jurisdiction of a defend§ 1. Discharge of surety.
ant sued under a wrong name was obtained, so *Constructing a tunnel in a straight line, in that correction in the spelling could be made.stead of according to a wavy center line of a Hirsch v. Camman (Sup.) 814. right of way, held not such a change of a contract as to release the contractor's surety: --City in the spelling of the name of a defendant in
*Under the facts held correction of a mistake of Middletown v. Ætna Indemnity Co. of Hart- plaintiff's papers in the case could be made.ford, Conn. (Sup.) 374.
Hirsch v. Camman (Sup.) 814.
PROHIBITION. Between judgment against receiver and other of traffic in intoxicating liquors, see "Intoxiclaims, see "Receivers," $ 2.
cating Liquors." Of claims against estate of decedent, see "Executors and Administrators," $ 3.
PROMISSORY NOTES. Of mortgages, see “Chattel Mortgages," § 1; "Mortgages," $8 2, 3.
See “Bills and Notes."
tion, see "Fraud," 88 1, 2.
Rights of way, see "Easements."
PROPERTY. Of witness as to testimony, see "Witnesses," See "Good Will”; “Trade-Marks and Trade§ 2.
Constitutional guaranties of rights of proper PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS.
ty, see “Constitutional Law," $ 3. Dedication to public use, see "Dedication."
Licenses in respect to real property, see "LiDefamatory communications, see "Libel and censes," $ 1. Slander," § 2.
Protection of rights of property by injunction, Disclosure by witness, see “Witnesses," $ 1. see “Injunction," 8 2.
Taking for public use, see “Eminent Domain." PROBABLE CAUSE.
*Independent of letters patent, an inventor
has by the common law an exclusive property For prosecution, see “Malicious Prosecution," in his invention until by publication it becomes 8 1.
the property of the general public.-Westcott
Chuck Co. v. Oneida Nat. Chuck Co. (Sup.) 1016. PROBATE.
PROXIMATE CAUSE. Of will, see "Wills,” 88 3, 4.
Direct or remote consequences of injury, see
"Damages," § 2. PROBATE COURTS.
Of injuries to passenger, see "Carriers," & 3.
Of injury to servant, see “Master and Sert. See “Courts," $ 4.
ant," $ 2.