Reports of the Decisions of the Appellate Courts of the State of Illinois, Volume 3

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Callaghan., 1879
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Page 518 - All promises, notes, bills, bonds, covenants, contracts, agreements, judgments, mortgages, or other securities or conveyances made, given, granted, drawn or entered into, or executed by any person whatsoever, where the whole or any part of the consideration thereof, shall be for any money, property or other valuable thing, won by any gaming, or playing at cards, dice, or any other game or games...
Page 383 - ... non-payment of taxes or special assessments of any character whatever, shall exist in favor of owners and persons interested in such real estate, for a period of not less than two years from such sales thereof.
Page 623 - The individual liability of stockholders in a corporation for the payment of its debts is always a creature of statute. At common law it does not exist. The statute which creates it may also declare the purposes of its creation, and provide for the manner of its enforcement.
Page 313 - ... an article which is affixed to the land even slightly is to be considered as part of the land, unless the circumstances are such as to show that it was intended all along to continue a chattel, the onus lying on those who contend that it is a chattel.
Page 313 - ... they were intended to be part of the land, the onus of showing that they were so intended lying on those who assert that they have ceased to be chattels, and, that, on the contrary, an article which is affixed to the land even slightly is to be considered as part of the land...
Page 312 - I have reached the conclusion that the united application of the following requisites will be found the safest criterion of a fixture: 1, actual annexation to the realty or something appurtenant thereto; 2, appropriation to the use or purpose of that part of the realty with which it is connected; 3, the intention of the party making the annexation to make the article a permanent accession to the freehold...
Page 195 - All the stockholders of every company incorporated under this act, shall be severally, individually liable to the creditors of the company in which they are stockholders, to an amount equal to the amount of stock held by them respectively...
Page 196 - In the construction of a statute, every part of it must be viewed in connection with the whole, so as to make all its parts harmonize, if practicable, and give a sensible and intelligent effect to each.
Page 427 - America, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 622 - Deeds of the county within which the principal office is located, and each stockholder shall be liable for the debts of the corporation to the extent of the amount that may be unpaid upon the stock held by him, to be collected in the manner herein provided.

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