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The Pacific Reporter (Volume 9) (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,251
Discovery Miles 12 510
The Pacific Reporter (Volume 9) (Paperback): West Publishing Company

The Pacific Reporter (Volume 9) (Paperback)

West Publishing Company

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Loot Price R1,251 Discovery Miles 12 510 | Repayment Terms: R114 pm x 12*

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: SUPREME COURT OP OREGON." Misneb v. Knapp and others. Filed December 22, 1885. 1. Contract?Premium you Fastest Horse?Premium Not Wager Or Bet. A premium offered for a horse that will trot a mile in the best time, less than A designated speed, is not a bet or wager, aud a promise to pay the same is not illegal. 2. Pleading?Fraud. In charging fraud, the facts must be stated, showing in what the fraud of the party consisted, and how it was perpetrated. A. H. Tanner, for appellants. C. H. Carey, for respondent. Lord, J. This is an action to recover a purse alleged to have been offered by defendants to the owner of the horse that should trot a mile in the best time, less than two minutes and twenty-five seconds, at City View Park. The complaint alleges that the defendants are associated under the name of the Northwestern District Agricultural Association, and that in the year 1S83 they offered a "special purse" or prize of $250 to the owner of the horse that should trot a mile in the best time, less than two minutes and twenty-five seconds, at the City View Park, in the said county, on the thirtieth day of September, 1883; that the plaintiff was the owner of a certain horse which was duly entered by him for such race, in accordance with the conditions and rules of the defendants' association; and that said horse did, in the manner and time prescribed by the association, and under the directions of the board of directors thereof, trot in said race a mile in less than 2:25 minutes, to-wit, in 2:24 minutes; that it was the best time made in said race, and that the defendants failed and refused to pay, etc. The defendants filed a demurrer to the complaint, upon the ground of a want of facts to constitute a cause of action, which was overruled; and this is the first...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: West Publishing Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 836
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-74006-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-74006-5
Barcode: 9780217740067

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