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LAW TIMES REPORTS
A COLLECTION OF
LEADING CASES DECIDED IN THE COURTS OF THE
RESORT OF THE STATES.
" It is impossible but in process of time, as well from the nature of things chang.
NEW SERIES.- VOLUME I.
LIBRARY OF THE
a. At 43143
AUG 27 1900
H. 0. HOUGHTON AND COMPANY.
TABLE OF CASES.
Adams Ex. Co. (Bank of Ky. v.) . 451 Florence S. M. Co. (G. & B. S. M.
389 Am. Steamship Co. (Brady v.). . 402 Ford v. Fitchburg R. R. Co. . 501 Bank of Ky. 0. Adams Ex. Co. 451 Fort (U. P. R. R. Co. v.) . 121 Bank of St. Paul (Wilson v.)
1 Fourth Nat'l Bank of Chicago v. Barnett v. Oppenheimer.
118 City Natl Bank of Gr. Rapids . 386 Bartemeyer v. The State .
200 Francisco (Manhat. Life Ins. Co. v.) 56 Barton (Walsh v.).
Franke, in re
476 Bennett (Cobb v.) 172 | Fryberger (Heaton v.)
307 Blake Crusher Co. v. Ward 423 Fugate (Nash v.)
69 Borries v. Imperial Ottoman Bank 181 Galbreath (Indianapolis & St. L. Brady v. Am. Steamship Co. 402 R. R. Co. v.).
473 Cage (People v.) 127 Galpin v. Page
534 Cagley (McIntyre v.):
Gordon v. Manchester & Lawrence Campbell v. Dearborn 107 R. R. Co..
8 Carris v. Carris .
41 Gorman (Commissioners of Boise Cent. Pac. R. R. Co. (Huntington v.) 94
349 Champion, The
493 Graves v. Lebanon Nat'l Bank 59 City Nat'l Bank of Grand Rapids Gray v. Rollo
195 (Fourth Nat'l Bank of Chicago Griffiths, in re
386 Grover & Baker S. M. Co. v. FlorCity of Watertown (Rees v.j 300 ence S. M. Co.
389 Cobb v. Bennett
139 Commissioners of Boise Co. v. Gor- Hailes v. Van Wormer
75 man . .
349 Hayner v. Smith Commonwealth (Jones v.)
266 Heaton c. Fryberger v. Lockwood.
141 Hecker (Rumford Chem. Works v.) 519 (Murphy v.). 486 Herron (U. S. v.)
274 Conawango Pet. Ref. Co. v. Cun. Hestonville
, &c. Ř. R. Co.(Crissy v.) 166 ningham 57 Hill, in re
421 Conn. Mut. Life Ins. Co. (Covers- Hill (Hager v.)
139 ton v.)
382 Conn. Mut. Life Ins. Co. (Moore v.) 319 Horn v. Lockhart
55 Cooledge r. McCone. : 214 Howard (Masterson v.)
155 Coverston v. Conn. Mut. Life Ins. Huntington v. Cent. Pac. R. R. Co. 94 239 Hyde v. Woods .
354 Crissy v. Hestonville, &c. R. R. Co. 166 Imperial Ottoman Bank(Borries v.) 181 Cunningham (Conawango Pet. Ref. Indianapolis & St. L. R. R. Co. v. Co. v.) .. 57 Galbreath
473 Davenport v. Underwood 16 Ins. Co. (De Lancy v.)
80 Davis (Supervisors of Knox Co. v.) 461 Ives (Warren v.) Dearborn (Campbell v.) 107 Jackson (Ethridge v.)
271 Deckert, in re
336 Jenkins (Self v.) De Lancey v. Ins. Co. 80 Jermyn v. Moffitt
367 Dorgan v. Telegraph Co.
406 Jones v. The Commonwealth . 266 Ethridge v. Jackson 271 Keeler, in re .
422 Excelsior Ins. Co. v. Royal Ins. Co. 331 Kirk (Weir v.)
37 Fairbury, &c. R. R. Co. (Lange- Lange, in re
257 bar v.)
· 101 Langebar v. Fairbury, &c. R. R. Co. 101 Finch (Washington University v.). 152 Laverick (Searle v.)
174 Fitchburg R. R. Co. (Ford v.).
(Met. Com. Casting Co. v.) 135 Lebanon Nat'l Bank (Graves v.) . 59 Flood (Ward v.) . 204 Lee v. Rodgers
Leonard v. Storer
Lockwood (Commonwealth v.). . 141 Rumford Chem. Works v. Hecker . 519
McIntyre v. Cagley
Manhattan Life Ins. Co. v. Fran- Stark (Starr v.).
Minturn v. Smith
• 507 Telegraph Co. (Dorgan v.) 406
Moore v. Conn. Mut. Life Ins. Co. 319 souri.
National Bank of Chester Valley Underwood (Davenport v.)
National Bank of Mo. (Tiffany v.) 158
(United Society of Shakers
Ould v. Richmond
241 U.S. (Sup. of Carroll Co. v.) 64
People v. Cage
127 Warren v. Ives.
Richardson (Palmer v.)
AMERICAN LAW TIMES REPORTS :
A COLLECTION OF
DECIDED IN THE COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND COURTS
OF FINAL APPEAL OF ALL THE STATES.
Something more than passive non-resistance in an insolvent debtor is necessary to
invalidate a judgment and levy on his property when the debt is due and he has
no deferece. In such case there is no legal obligation on the debtor to file a petition in bankruptcy
to prevent the judgment and levy, and a failure to do so is not sufficient evidence of an intent to give a preference to the judgment creditor, or to defeat the operation of the bankrupt law. Though the judgment creditor in such a case may know the insolvent condition of
the debtor, his judgment and levy upon his property are not, therefore, void, and
are no violation of the act. A lien thus obtained by him will not be displaced by subsequent proceedings in
bankruptcy, though commenced within four months after levy of the execution or rendition of the judgment. MR. JUSTICE MILLER delivered the opinion of the court.
This case comes before us on a certificate of division in opinion between the circuit and district judges for the District of Minnesota.
The statement of facts and the questions certified are as follows:
The complainant is the assignee in bankruptcy of the firm of Vanderhoof Bros., lately merchants in the city of St. Paul. The defendant is the City Bank of St. Paul. The bill is filed to determine which of the parties is entitled to the stock of goods of the bankrupts, or the proceeds thereof. The assignee claims the goods, or the proceeds thereof, as