Reports Of Cases Determined In The Appellate Courts Of Illinois (volume 88) by Illinois. Appellate Court

Reports Of Cases Determined In The Appellate Courts Of Illinois (volume 88)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... Donovan v. Consolidated Coal Co. form the covenants of the bond, and if this answer be true, appellee gains nothing by it except to be let alone, which is a mere negative right, and that belongs to all men who keep and perform their covenants. There was no issue to be tried, and none was tried; and the most that can be said, in our opinion, is that the plaintiffs had made default in prosecuting their case; but it does not therefore follow that the defendant was entitled to a judgment on the merits of the case. What the defendant was entitled to was, that the suit should be dismissed for want of prosecution, and the court erred in rendering the / judgment it did. Peck" v. Hubbard et al., 4 Ill. App. ofii',; Caldwell v. McCay, 65 Ill. App. 405; Williams v. Brunton et al., 3 Gil. 600; Delano v. Bennett, 61 Ill. 83; Seavey v. Rogers, 69 Ill. 534. When appellants filed their motion to vacate the judgment, the attention of the court was called to the error it had made, and it should have rectiiied the error by sustaining the motion; and its refusal to do so was error. For the errors indicated, the judgment is reversed and the cause remanded. Joseph T. Donovan v. The Consolidated Coal Co. 1. Trespass--Liability of Aiders and Abettors.--One who in any manner indicates his desire that an act be done, may be said to request it. and one who does anything in furtherance of an act. may be said to aid or abet it; so one who grants the right to mine and take away coal, to which he has no title, which coal is actually mined and taken away, is guilty of aiding and abetting a trespass. 2. Same--Grant of Mining Rights Without Authority.--One who assumes to grant the right to mine coal in the lands of another without right or authority to do so, is to be held responsible for...

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Title:Reports Of Cases Determined In The Appellate Courts Of Illinois (volume 88)Format:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.53 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217870945

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