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Էջ 43 - And they constitute navigable waters of the United States within the meaning of the acts of Congress, in contradistinction from the navigable waters of the States, when they form in their ordinary condition by themselves, or by uniting with other waters, a continued highway over which commerce is or may be carried on with other States or foreign countries in the customary modes in which such commerce is conducted by water.
Էջ 42 - Provided, That such structures may be built under authority of the legislature of a State across rivers and other waterways, the navigable portions of which lie wholly within the limits of a single State, provided the location and plans thereof are submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers...
Էջ 602 - In the event of disagreement as to the amount of loss the same shall, as above provided, be ascertained by two competent and disinterested appraisers, the insured and this company each selecting one...
Էջ 643 - That for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar cash in hand paid by the party of the second part to the party of the first part...
Էջ 498 - ... or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Էջ 125 - Negligence is the omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do.
Էջ 124 - is the want of ordinary care upon the part of a person injured by the actionable negligence of another, combining and concurring with that negligence, and contributing to the injury as a proximate cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred.
Էջ 457 - The mere fact that one of a number of servants who are in the habit of working together in the same line of employment, for a common master, has power to control and direct the actions of the others with respect to such employment will not of itself render the master liable for the negligence of the governing servant, resulting in an injury to one of the others, without regard to other circumstances.
Էջ 509 - At the close of plaintiff's evidence, and again at the close of all the evidence, the defendant moved the court to direct a verdict in its favor.