Reports of Cases Decided in the
Appellate Court of the State of Illinois

Reported by Martin L. Newell of the Springfield Bar

Vol. LV

Submitted at the May and November Terms, 1893,
and the May Term, 1894, of the Third District;
and the March and October Terms, 1894, of the First District

Chicago: Callaghan & Company, 1895

Table of Cases


Court Case County Pages
Front Matter . title, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Willis Gillingham v. Dominik M. Christen Greene 17-21
James L. Allman et al. v. John Lumsden et al., Drainage Commissioners Champaign 21-25
John A. Burk v. Edward A. Dunn Vermilion 25-30
James M. Dooley, Administrator, etc., v. Ira Lackey et al. McLean 30-34
Benson H. Merrill v. Frank Elliott Morgan 34-38
W. Scott Edwards v. Eliza J. Barnes Fulton 38-41
Peoria Mfg. Co., Charles A. Davis and Petefish, Skiles & Co., v. D. Lyons, Coroner, use of David Bradley Mfg. Co. Cass 41-48
William T. Nazworthy v. The City of Sullivan et al. Moultrie 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53
Charles A. Wheaton et al. v. William Johnson McLean 53, 54, 55, 56
Cosmos Keller v. Robinson & Company Jersey 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64
Citizens' Savings, Building and Loan Association, of Normal, Illinois, v. Jesse F. Ruhl McLean 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71
Herman Boehmer v. Jesse Foval Calhoun 71, 72, 73, 74
Dennis T. Meneley v. John Carson Greene 74, 75, 76
Frederick Leka v. James Baker and Edward Baker Sangamon 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82
Charles E. Curry v. The St. John Plow Company Brown 82, 83, 84, 85, 86
The Chicago & Alton Railroad Co. v. Turner S. Sanders Sangamon 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
John A. Hoops v. Village of Ipava Fulton 94, 95, 96, 97, 98
P.P. Mast Buggy Company et al. v. Litchfield Furniture, Hardware and Implement Co. Montgomery 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107
City of Roodhouse v. Geo. W. Christian Greene 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112
P.P. O'Donnell et al. v. W. H. Colby, Assignee, etc. Sangamon 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
William H. Williamson v. Lewis L. Rexroat Morgan 116, 117, 118
Ezra Walker v. Leonida B. Welker, Administrator de bonis non, with the Will Annexed of the Estate of Mary J. Fox, Deceased Schuyler 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124
Francis M. Funk and Ira Lackey, Later Partners under the Firm Name of Funk & Lackey, v. Erasmus D. Babbitt McLean 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
Levin D. Robinson v. Rosannah Briscoe, Administratrix of the Estate of W. T. Briscoe, Deceased Clark 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137
Chicago Guaranty Fund Life Society v. Laura E. Wilson Christian 138, 139, 140, 141
S. S. Porter v. William Brown McLean 142, 143
Chicago & Alton Railroad Company v. F. M. Morton and G. W. Morton Morgan 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149
George McIntosh v. Herman Schroder McLean 149, 150, 151, 152
James Comer, by Ann Comer, His Next Friend, v. Theodore Huston McDonough 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159
Wabash Railroad Co. v. J. B. Harris, Doing Business as J. B. Harris & Co. Champaign 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166
The Chicago & Alton Railroad Company v. James Hodge Greene 166, 167
William H. Johnson et al. v. Charles L. Miller et al. Cook 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181
Forest Glen Brick & Tile Co., Charles C. Schumacher, Charles C. Schumacher, as Administrator of the Estate of Charles F. Schumacher, Deceased, John C. Schumacher and Albert Ernst v. Henry Gade, Charles Harms, Walter H. Browne, First National Bank of Bucyrus, Ohio, and Charles G. Perkins, Receiver Cook 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198
Warren Springer v. Frank A. Bigford Cook 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203
Illinois Central Railroad Company v. Arthur Barslow Cook 203, 204, 205, 206
World's Columbian Exposition v. Louis Scala Cook 207, 208, 209, 210
Great Western Telegraph Company, for the use, etc., v. D. P. Stubbs Cook 210, 211, 212, 213
Griffin & Connelly v. Seth Piper
Esch Bros. & Rabe v. Seth Piper
Cook 213, 214, 215, 216, 217
City of Evanston v. Minnie Dowden Cook 217
Luther L. Ferriss and Joseph Lapham v. Commercial National Bank of Chicago Cook 218, 219, 220, 221
M. T. Martin et al. v. Patrick J. Sexton Cook 221, 222, 223
Jacob Forsyth v. Henry F. T. Vehmeyer Cook 223, 224, 225, 226
Bridget McDermott, by Mary McDermott, Next Friend, v. Daniel H. McDaneld Cook 226, 227
Julia Anderson, alias Julia Wier, v. John C. Schubert, Clerk of the Criminal Court of Cook County Cook 227, 228, 229
Lizzie E. Williams v. Thwing Electric Company et al. Cook 229, 230
Robert P. Wilson v. Adolph Moses and Max Pam Cook 230, 231
Illinois Central Railroad Company v. Pairpoint Manufacturing Company Cook 231, 232
Patrick Canning v. Neil McMillan Cook 232, 233, 234, 235, 236
Edward Anderson v. Alexander O. Bradley et al. Cook 236, 237, 238
John T. Shayne v. Mattie G. Krebs Cook 238, 239, 240
Harvey S. Hayden v. The Chicago Title & Trust Company et al. Cook 241, 242, 243, 244
George C. Kimel v. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. Company Cook 244, 245, 246, 247, 248
John F. Eberhart v. Arthur B. Camp Cook 248, 249
Charles D. Thompson v. C. F. Kimball Cook 249, 250, 251
Chemical National Bank of Chicago v. City Bank of Portage Cook 251, 252, 253, 254, 255
Charles Fox v. Jerome G. Steever Cook 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263
George L. Hay v. W. W. Kimball Company, W. W. Kimball, E. S. Conway and A. G. Cone Cook 263, 264, 265, 266
Illinois Malleable Iron Company v. Richard Graham et al. Cook 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271
Ira G. Mosher v. David Scofield Cook 271, 272, 273, 274
Frank Hebner v. The Palatine Insurance Co., The Oakland Home Insurance Co. and The Sun Insurance Company Cook 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280
Swift & Company v. Henry A. Foster, Administrator of the Estate of John Mullen, Deceased Cook 280, 281, 282
H. M. Smith v. Hyde Park Portland Cement Paving Company Cook 282, 283, 284
Knickerbocker Ice Co. v. Eva Katlinsky et al. Cook 284
Frank Becker v. People ex rel. Wilson
Henry E. Wilmott v. People ex rel. Murphy
Cook 285, 286, 287, 288
Cicero and Proviso Street Railway Company v. Frank Meixner Cook 288, 289, 290
J. B. Hoffman v. The World's Columbian Exposition Cook 290, 291, 292
Sam Loven v. Doctor Peter Fahrney & Sons Company Cook 292, 293, 294, 295
Lina Wollf v. John H. Van Housen Cook 295, 296, 297
Samuel B. Walker v. S. D. Pratt and Lucy B. Pratt Cook 297
Henry I. Morris v. Dixon National Bank Cook 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307
Alexander Belford v. Melinde Woodward Cook 307, 308
Jacob Kuhn, Joseph Smart and Charles Bacharach v. The Imperial Building Company, for the use of George Cook Cook 309, 310
Blanche Eckels v. Peter Wolf Cook 310, 311
Robert Law v. John B. Grommes and Michael Ullrich Cook 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321
The Werner Company, a Corporation, etc., v. First National Bank of Miamisburg Cook 321, 322, 323, 324
Isaac Hess and Joseph Hess v. Edward A. Rosenthal, Administrator Cook 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company v. The Western Refrigerating Company Cook 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336
Roseland Manufacturing Co. v. Theodore Arcan Cook 336, 337
Imperial Hotel Co. and A. C. Mills & Co. v. The H. B. Claflin Co. Cook 337, 338, 339, 340
John McEwen v. Mary McEwen Cook 340, 341, 342
Albert Moses v. D. J. Loomis, E. W. Stevens and R. S. Hopkins Cook 342, 343, 344, 345
F. H. Hill Company v. Theo. Sommer Cook 345, 346, 347
Bertie C. Owen et al. v. Occidental Building and Loan Association Cook 347, 348, 349, 350
James E. Woodruff v. L. T. Matheney Cook 350, 351
Adelaide F. Crawford, Sarah A. Crawford, Sophronia A. Kellogg, Hiram P. Crawford and Gilbert Crawford, an Insane Person, by John Crawford, his Guardian and Litem v. Cyrus B. Cook Cook 351, 352, 353, 354, 355
C. B. Post v. F. G. Brown Cook 355, 356
Charles T. Nash v. Class Classon Cook 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362
William E. Goodman v. Bernard Fried, Frank R. Chandler, Trustee, George W. Cass, Trustee, Eva Compton, Frank Compton et al. Cook 362, 363, 364, 365, 366
James B. Galloway v. Nicholas J. Weber and Anton Jankowski, Copartners as Weber & Jankowski Cook 366, 367, 368
Paulina Gorski, Administratrix, etc. v. John Featherstone's Sons, a Corporation Cook 368, 369
Union National Bank of Chicago, David Kelley and John J. P. Odell v. Alfred Post, for the use of Francis A. Riddle Cook 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376
The People of the State of Illinois ex rel. Chester B. Davis v. The Superior Court of Cook County, Illinois Cook 376, 377, 378
August Wehrheim v. James H. Gilbert, Sheriff Cook 378, 379
Eugene A. Hughes et al. v. Ella M. Bell Cook 379, 380, 381
Buda Foundry and Manufacturing Company v. The Columbian Celebration Company et al. Cook 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388
John Buckley v. William L. Gee, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Charles Gee, Deceased Cook 388, 389, 390
Albert M. Myres, Surviving Partner, etc. v. Charles E. Frankenthal et al. Cook 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400
The American Trust & Savings Bank, as Receiver, v. Charles E. Frankenthal et al. Cook 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405
Charles E. Frankenthal et al. v. Levy Moyer et al. Cook 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416
Michael B. Leavitt v. Frank J. Stern Cook 416, 417, 418, 419, 420
Patrick Chambers v. James C. Young Cook 421
Patrick J. Carey, and John H. Rollins, Trustee, v. Jacob Scherer, Jr., Elizabeth Scherer, and William Drieske Cook 421, 422
James H. Raymond v. Mary J. Hodgson Cook 423
John McMahon, Moses W. Johnson and Mary A. Roth v. Robert McColl Cook 424
Wm. C. Green v. John W. Hedenberg Cook 425, 426
Ambrose J. Aurand v. Eva Aurand Cook 426, 427, 428, 429
The City of Chicago v. Mutual Electric Light and Power Co. and Hyde Park Electric Light and Power Co. Cook 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437
A. J. O'Reilly v. E. M. Samuels Cook 438
Dearborn Laundry Co., use of Holman Soap Company v. Chicago & Alton R.R. Co. Cook 438, 439, 440, 441
Charles Leyenberger et al. v. Thomas H. Rebanks, Jr., by Catharine G. Rebanks, his Next Friend Cook 441, 442
Chickering-Chase Brothers Co. v. William G. De Voll Cook 442, 443, 444, 445
Daniel Stern v. Peter W. Tuch Cook 445, 446, 447, 448
Andrew P. Callahan v. Louis Haas, for use of Willard C. Smith Cook 448, 449
Robert W. Campion, Assignee of Sarah Gottlieb, v. Lesser Friedberg Cook 450, 451, 452
Helen B. M. Pulling v. The Travelers' Insurance Company Cook 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461
Chicago Heights Land Association v. W. P. Butler Cook 461, 462
Jesse Holladay v. Chicago Arc Light & Power Co. Cook 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469
Conservative Building and Loan Association v. Ella L. Cady et al. Cook 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474
Abraham L. Griffith v. Edith Griffith Cook 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482
Adolph Macal v. People ex rel. Josephina Puc Cook 482, 483, 484, 485, 486
Edward W. Clark et al. v. Charles H. Bunker, Asignee of Belding Motor and Mfg. Co., Insolvent Cook 486, 487
John Hruby v. Paulina Vokoun Cook 487, 488
Jetta May v. Matilda May Cook 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496
J. B. Legnard v. Crane Company Cook 496, 497
Francis Stoelke et al. v. Mathias Hahn et al. Cook 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502
James T. Snell v. Fred Ball, Master in Chancery De Witt 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508
George W. Smith, John C. Widenham, Ethelbert D. Rothwell and Nathan R. Jerald v. The People ex rel. Lewis Malone Morgan 508, 509, 510
National Bank of Chester v. Israel Zinser et al. Tazewell 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518
Eliza McLaflin et al. v. Malden Jones et al. Douglas 518, 519, 520, 521
Charles Kerr v. Joseph S. Thompson, Adm., etc. Sangamon 521, 522, 523
Barnet Standard v. Village of Industry McDonough 523, 524, 525, 526
John S. Murdock et al. v. John Weimer et al. Mason 527, 528, 529, 530
Willis Johnson, Jr., and A. B. Barteau v. Emma L. McGregor Macon 530, 531, 532, 533, 534
Commercial National Bank of Peoria v. Benjamin Newman et al. Pike 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540, 541, 542
John T. Turner and Parden B. Grover, Executors, etc., of Henry Kent, Deceased, v. George H. Wilson, Administrator, etc., of Nancy C. Kent, Deceased Adams 543, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 549, 550, 551, 552
Springfield Consolidated Railway Company v. Margaret A. Sommer, Administratrix of the Estate of Frederick Sommer Sangamon 553, 554, 555, 556
R. S. Green Co. v. Charles H. Blodgett, use, etc. McLean 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562, 563
Christian Knebelkamp v. George W. Fogg Adams 563, 564, 565, 566, 567, 568, 569, 570, 571, 572
Wm. H. Hildreth, John Hildreth and A. K. Hildreth v. David Hancock Vermilion 572, 573, 574, 575, 576
James T. Gilford et al. v. John P. Gillett Logan 576, 577, 578, 579, 580
Henry Achenbach v. John A. Fesser Christian 580, 581, 582, 583
Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Kemp Brothers McLean 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. Co. v. Mary Maney, Administratrix of the Estate of Daniel Maney Cass 588, 589, 590, 591
Davis & Rankin Building & Manufacturing Co. v. The Colusa Dairy Association and Joseph F. Dietrick Hancock 591, 592, 593, 594
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Co. v. James A. Butler McLean 594, 595, 596, 597
John Workman v. William S. Dodd Sangamon 597, 598, 599, 600
Springfield Consolidated Railway Co. v. Thomas Flynn Sangamon 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605
Charles Razor v. Joseph Kinsey McLean 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 612, 613, 614, 615
C. C. Brown, Assignee of George W. Chatterton and N. H. Ridgely & Co., v. The John Church Co. Sangamon 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 621, 622
Dwelling House Insurance Company, of Boston, v. H. E. Dowdall Greene 622, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627, 628
Jacob McVey v. Aaron Mosby Edgar 628, 629
Wm. H. Schureman et al. v. People, etc., use of the Town of Normal McLean 629, 630, 631, 632
David P. Ketcham et al. v. Thomas W. Hallock et al. Coles 632, 633, 634, 635, 636, 637, 638
Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Ry. Co. v. James W. Ross Coles 638, 639, 640, 641, 642
O. B. Tennis v. Harry Midkiff Macon 642, 643, 644, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649
Chicago & Alton R.R. Co. v. Randolph P. Anderson, as Administrator of the Estate of Randolph Anderson, Deceased Macoupin 649, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 656, 657
Philander Avery v. George W. Vail McDonough 657, 658, 659
Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Cyrus N. Trotter Edgar 659, 660, 661
Robert Newton v. Gertrude Bramlett Jersey 661, 662, 663, 664
London Assurance Corporation v. John E. Saxton, for use, etc. Macon 664, 665, 666, 667
Commissioners of Highways v. Nelson R. Green Coles 667, 668
Benjamin F. Walrad v. Mamie Walrad McLean 668, 669
James T. Snell v. J. W. Evans & Son McLean 670, 671, 672, 673, 674
Isabella Bryan v. F. M. Webb Moultrie 674, 675
Charles Braumiller et al. v. Thomas J. Erwin De Witt 675, 676, 677, 678
William Mellor et al. v. J. N. and J. F. Lawyer, Administrators of the Estate of Thomas Lawyer McDonough 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Co. v. Eli W. Selsor McLean 685, 686, 687, 688, 689, 690
Index to the Principal Matters . 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696, 697, 698, 699, 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 708

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