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Page 700 - The legislative power is vested in a Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 666 - Where a party desires to rescind upon the ground of mistake or fraud, he must, upon the discovery of the facts, at once announce his purpose, and adhere to it. If he be silent, and continue to treat the property as his own, he will be held to have waived the objection, and will be conclusively bound by the contract, as if the mistake or fraud had not occurred. He is not permitted to play fast and loose. Delay and vacillation are fatal to the right which had before subsisted.
Page 610 - Incapable of making it, the courts, while refusing to maintain any action upon the unlawful contract, have always striven to do justice between the parties, so far as could be done consistently with adherence to law, by permitting property or money, parted with on the faith of the unlawful contract, to be recovered back, or compensation to be made for it.
Page 424 - Act, shall not be liable to attachment, garnishment, or other process, and shall not be seized, taken, appropriated, or applied by any legal or equitable process, or...
Page 473 - Assessors be and are hereby directed to make such assessment forthwith upon all tho real estate within the district aforesaid in proportion as nearly as may be to the advantage which each shall be deemed to acquire by the making of such public improvement, and further.
Page 396 - ... 8. All shares in banks organized within this state, under the laws of this state or of the United States, at their cash value, after deducting the assessed value of real property owned by and assessed to such banks : 9. All . shares in foreign corporations, except national banks, owned by citizens of this state; 10.
Page 76 - At the conclusion of the evidence the court directed a verdict for the defendant.
Page 65 - In all cases that shall be contested, either in the probate court or in the circuit court, such court may award costs to either party, in its discretion, to be paid by the other, or to be paid out of the estate which is the subject of the controversy, as justice and equity shall require.
Page 309 - All expenses incurred by any local board of health in the performance of the duties imposed upon it or its members by law shall be a charge upon the municipality, and shall be audited, levied, collected and paid in the same manner as the other charges of, or upon, the municipality are audited, levied, collected and paid.
Page 710 - ... make a report of their doings to the probate court, embracing lists of the claims presented, or exhibited in off-set, and stating how much was allowed, and how much disallowed, together with the final balance, whether in favor of the creditor or the estate; and the report shall state particularly the manner of giving notice to the claimants.

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