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action affirmed alleged allowed amount Appellate Court appellee application assessment authority benefit bill building cause charged Chicago circuit court claim complainant consideration considered construction contended contract cost counsel county court damages death decree deed defendant delivered direct district effect entered error estimate evidence execution fact fees filed follows further give given held improvement instruction interest issue Judge judgment jury JUSTICE land levy lien material matter ment negligence notice objection offered opinion ordinance original owner paid parties passed person petition plaintiff plaintiff in error premises presiding proceeding proof question railroad railway reason receiver record referred refused rendered reversed rule statute street suit taken testified testimony tion town trial trust wires witness writ
Page 64 - ... has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 566 - Louisiana should be reversed, and the cause remanded to that court, with directions to enter judgment that the claim of Mayfield, based on the nine notes of Walter 0.
Page 133 - The intention of the lawmakers is the law. This intention is to be gathered from the necessity or reason of the enactment and the meaning of the words, enlarged or restricted according to their real intent. In construing a statute the courts are not confined to the literal meaning of the words.
Page 72 - Due process of law (it is said) undoubtedly means in the due course of legal proceedings, according to those rules and forms which have been established for the protection of private rights.
Page 177 - By an official act is not meant a lawful act of the officer in the service of process; if so, the sureties would never be responsible. It means any act done by the officer in his official capacity, under color and by virtue of his office.
Page 598 - ... exclusively, they belong to the corporate body' in its public, political, or municipal character. But if the grant was for purposes of private advantage and emolument, though the public may derive a common benefit therefrom, the corporation quoad hoc is to be regarded as a private company.
Page 455 - Court and the decree of the circuit court will be reversed and the cause will be remanded, with directions to...
Page 350 - ... on behalf of the people, and that there are reasonable grounds to believe that such evidence may be procured at the third term, it shall have power to continue such case till the third term.