Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, Volume 16

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Vol. 1 includes the decisions of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Washington for 1889.

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Page 567 - A cause of action arising out of the contract or transaction set forth in the complaint as the foundation of the plaintiff's claim, or connected with the subject of the action ; 2.
Page 80 - Such deed duly acknowledged or proved is (except as against actual fraud) conclusive evidence of the regularity of all the proceedings from the assessment by the . assessor, inclusive, up to the execution of the deed.
Page 407 - When a given state of facts is such that reasonable men may fairly differ upon the question as to whether there was negligence or not, the determination of the matter is for the Jury. It is only where the facts are such that all reasonable men must draw the same conclusion from them that the question of negligence is ever considered as one of law for the court.
Page 115 - If the defendant refuses to answer the indictment or information by demurrer or plea, a plea of not guilty must be entered.
Page 167 - The ownership of lands by aliens, other than those who in good faith have declared their intention to become citizens of the United States, is prohibited in this state, except where acquired by inheritance, under mortgage or in good faith in the ordinary course of justice in the collection of debts...
Page 54 - In case any passenger on any railroad shall be injured while •on the platform of a car, or on any baggage, wood, or freight car, in violation of the printed regulations of the company posted up at the time in a conspicuous place inside of its passenger cars then in the train, such company shall not be liable for the injury; provided said company at the time furnished room inside its passenger cars sufficient for the proper accommodation of the passengers.
Page 236 - It should be found that the award of $1,900 was invalid, and that the court erred in submitting to the jury the question of whose fault it was that a new appraisement was not had.
Page 122 - It before he performs the act, and. then performs it, he is guilty of murder In the first degree, however short the time may have been between the purpose and its execution. It is not time which constitutes the distinctive difference between murder In the first degree and murder in the second degree.
Page 517 - C, together with the time and date when the mortgage is so endorsed; (3) An affidavit is filed with the record of such mortgage to the effect that the mortgage is made in good faith and without any design to hinder, delay, or defraud any existing or future creditor of the mortgagor or any lienor of the mortgaged vessel...
Page 363 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.

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