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and 118 New York State Reporter A third person, who sells mortgaged chat grant letters of administration cannot be attels on execution against the mortgagor, after tacked collaterally.-Tanas v. Municipal Gas the mortgagor is in default, held liable to the Co. of City of Albany (Sup.) 1053. mortgagee for conversion.-Biehler v. Irwin
Revocation of letters of administration to (Sup.) 574.
creditor granted, and nonresident brother de $ 2. Supplementary proceedings.
cedent appointed administrator.-In re Tyers A receiver of a debtor, in supplementary proceedings, held not liable for conversion of a Continuous absence of executrix during the liquor tax certificate, which he received and year after her appointment held not ground for surrendered under an order of the court, with
her removal.-In re Magoun (Sur.) 940. out notice of plaintiff's claim of title thereto.Ernest Ochs v. Pohly (Sup.) 1.
Scandalous matter in affidavit of executrix in
resistance to petition for her removal stricken A judgment debtor held to reside in the city of
out.-In re Magoun (Sur.) 940. New York, within Code Civ. Proc. & 2458, relating to supplementary proceedings.-In re
Appointment of administrator held properly Rose (Sup.) 276.
denied to one improvident, within meaning of
Code Civ. Proc. $ 2661.-In re Ferguson (Sur.) Under Code Civ. 'Proc. $ 2458, subd. 2, an 1102. affidavit for an order for examination of judgment debtor in supplementary proceedings must
Application for appointment as administrator state his residence at the commencement of
| with will annexed by a beneficiary of a trust proceedings.-Lawyers' Title Ins. Co. v. Stan
created under the will denied.-In re Ferguson ton (Sup.) 468.
(Sur.) 1102. Under Code Civ. Proc. $ 2454, supplementary 8 3. Collection and management of esproceedings will be dismissed on motion of the
tate. judgment debtor, where there is nothing to col. An administrator held not chargeable with a lect under the judgment.-Cobb v. Edson (Sup.) fund received solely by the other administrator. 916.
-In re Provost's Estate (Sup.) 29. Evidence reviewed, and held, that city court A condition, attached to an order adjourning had jurisdiction to adjudge debtor in supple- the hearing of an application for instructions mental proceedings in contempt.-People v. Mc to executors held not error.-In re Bodkin's EsCarthy (Sup.) 1062.
tate (Sup.) 552. Time for examining third person in supple The addition of a clause to an order, after mentary proceedings held barred after 10 years. its amendment, that "the order so amended re-Peck v. Disken (City Ct. N. Y.) 1094.
main in full force and effect," held immaterial.
-In re Bodkin's Estate (Sup.) 552. $ 3. Execution against the person.
Female domestic servant held within Munic A recital that an order for instructions to ipal Court Act, Laws 1902, p. 1569, c. 580, 8
1902.01569 580.8 executors was made after hearing attorney for 274, authorizing execution against the person in
| petitioner, and that appellant's attorney was actions for wages by laborers, etc.-Greenberg
present and did not oppose, held to preclude apv. Laeoy (Sup.) 930.
pellants from attacking the order.-In re Bod
kin's Estate (Sup.) 552. EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.
Executors are not chargeable as such with a sum paid by a prospective contract purchaser of
real estate for examination of the title thereto. See “Descent and Distribution"; "Wills."
-Carideo v. Austin (Sup.) 777. Admissions by administrator as evidence, see "Evidence," $ 4.
Executors held liable as such for money paid Necessity of making executor party to proceed
to them by prospective purchasers under conings for accounting by committee on death of
of tract for sale of testator's real estate, title to insane person, see "Insane Persons," 8 1.
which failed.-Carideo v. Austin (Sup.) 777. Reference to determine question of alleged gift A surviving executor held chargeable with in hands of administrator, see "Reference," 8 any misappropriation of the investments belong
ing to the estate by the executor in possession. Testamentary trustees, see "Trusts."
-In re Hunt (Sup.) 790. $ . Administration in general.
Executor will not be allowed expense of fruitA sole distributee of an estate against which less suits.-In re Stanton (Sur.) 46. no debts exist may appropriate it without ad
Executor, mingling funds of estate with his ministration.-Dickinson v. Hoes (Sup.) 152. own, charged 4 per cent. interest, with annual $ 2. Appointment, qualification, and
rests.-In re Stanton (Sur.) 46. tenure.
$ 4. Allowances to surviving wife, husCode Civ. Proc. $ 2661, held to permit the ap
band, or children. pointment as administrator of one not a citi- Money allowance made to widow, where arzen of the United States, if a resident of the sticles exempt from inventory are nonexistent. state.--Tanas v. Municipal Gas Co. of City of In re Hulse (Sur.) 220. Albany (Sup.) 1053.
A widow, administratrix of her husband, held The appointment of an administrator of a de- not to have waived her allowance.--In re Hulse cedent by a surrogate having jurisdiction to I (Sur.) 220.
& 5. Allowance and payment of claims. istrator's bond.-In re Provost's Estate (Sup.)
The Surrogate Court neid to have power, 29. under Code Civ. Proc. & 2472, subd. 4, to direct
In a suit by a surety on a deceased administrapayment of a sum by an administrator, where
tor's bond for an accounting by the surviving execution from the Supreme Court against him
administrator, held, that surety would not be had been returned nulla bona (sections 1825, 2552, 2555).-In re Mahoney's Estate (Sup.)
bound by survivor's assertion of facts relative to a certain fund which had come into the hands
of the estate.-In re Provost's Estate (Sup.) 29. Under Code Civ. Proc. $$ 1822, 2743, as
Surrogate's decree on accounting of executor amended by the amendment of 1895, held, that
held to improperly conclude contestant as to a surrogate has jurisdiction to determine a disputed claim against a decedent's estate on
partnership assets claimed to exist.-In re Irvid consent of the parties.-Olark v. Hyland's Es
(Sup.) 707. tate (Sup.) 640.
All the sureties on an administrator's bond A husband who has necessarily paid for his
held necessary parties to an accounting by him.
-In re Sill's Estate (Sur.) 213. wife's sepulture is entitled to reimbursement out of her estate.--Pache v. Oppenheim (Sup.) Decrease in market value of decedent's es926.
tate, consisting largely of stocks and bonds,
within 50 days after appointment of adminigAttorney's lien on estate in surrogate's court held not lost by transfer of estate to a coexecu
trator, held not chargeable to the administra
tor.-In re Thompson (Sur.) 1111. tor.-In re Crough's Estate (Sur.) 936. § 6. Distribution of estate.
EXEMPTIONS. Administrator held not controlled, in sale of personalty for purpose of distribution, by direc
From taxation, see "Taxation," $ 5. tion of next of kin.-In re Thompson (Sur.) 1111.
EXPERT TESTIMONY. $7. Sales and conveyances under order of court.
In civil actions, see "Evidence," $ 9. A complaint to compel executors to sell, stating no cause of action, is not saved from dismissal by an answer asking for construction of
EXPRESS COMPANIES. the will.-Levett v. Polhemus (Sup.) 1049.
See "Carriers," $ 1. A complaint by a legatee against executors held not to present a case for a court of equity, the surrogate having jurisdiction on an ac
EXPULSION. counting.-Levett v. Polhemus (Sup.) 1049. Distribution of assets of estate in kind or- |
of member of corporation, see "Corporations," dered to avoid loss to next of kin.-In re Thompson (Sur.) 1111.
EXTORTION. $ 8. Actions. The allegations of the complaint in an action
See “Threats.” to recover for services rendered decedent held not to show an election to accept as a perform
FACTORS. ance a deposit of certain bonds in payment | See “Brokers." thereof.-Cooper v. Brooklyn Trust Co. (Sup.)| A contract for the appointment of plaintiff as 88.
defendant's sales agent, which was indefinite Action against executrix by husband for ex
as to time, held subject to termination at depenses incurred in sepulture of his wife held to fendant's election.-Outerbridge v. Campbell arise ex lege, and hence not within jurisdiction (Sun) 537 of Municipal Court, under Laws 1902, pp. 14871489, c. 380, tit. 1, § 1, subds. 1-19.-Pache v. Oppenheim (Sup.) 926.
FALSE IMPRISONMENT. Code Civ. Proc. $ 1824,. expressly dispenses See "Malicious Prosecution." with the necessity of pleading assets in actions against executors.--Pache v. Oppenheim (Sup.) 926.
FEES. Allegations in pleading in action against ex
In particular actions or proceedings. ecutrix held to sufficiently state her qualification and capacity.-Pache v. Oppenheim (Sup.) 926. See "Divorce," $ 2.
Municipal Court Act, Laws 1902, p. 1489, c. of particular classes of officers or other persons 580, tit. 1, § 1, subd. 18, expressly authorizes
See "Officers," $ 1; "Sheriffs and Constables," that court to entertain an actign against an ex
$ 1. ecutor.-Pache v. Oppenheim (Sup.) 926.
Attorney, see "Attorney and Client," $ 4. & 9. Accounting and settlement.
Attorneys in divorce proceedings, see "Divorce," A surviving administrator may be compelled 1.8 2. to account by the surety on the deceased admin- Referee, see "Reference," $ 2.
and 118 New York State Reporter FELLOW SERVANTS.
FORMS OF ACTION. See “Master and Servant," $ 2.
See "Ejectment”; “Replevin"; "Trespass," $
2; "Trover and Conversion."
See "Fraudulent Conveyances."
Against corporation, see "Corporations," $ 4. FINDINGS.
As affecting liability to arrest, see “Arrest," S
1. On reference, see "Reference," $ 3.
8 1. Deception constituting fraud, and Review on appeal, see "Appeal," § 11
One who obtains money on a promise, made FIRE DEPARTMENT.
with fraudulent intent, to deliver certain goods
belonging to his stock, and then sells his enSee “Municipal Corporations,” $ 1.
tire stock to another, is liable for the fraud.
-Bernstein v. Lester (Sup.) 496. FIRES.
$ 2. Actions.
A purchaser at foreclosure of a second mortCaused by operation of railroad, see "Rail- | gage held not entitled to recover of the holder roads," $ 3.
of the first mortgage for fraudulent representa
tions as to the amount due thereon; the facts FISH.
estopping such holder to claim more on fore
closure than was represented as due.-Inderlied Ejectment proceedings by fish commission, see
v. Honeywell (Sup.) 333. "Ejectment," $ 2.
A complaint merely alleging false representaFLOWAGE.
tions held an insufficient pleading of fraud.
Inderlied v. Honeywell (Sup.) 333. See "Waters and Water Courses," $ 1.
Judgment for plaintiff cannot be sustained,
though the evidence shows fraud of defendant; FORCIBLE DEFILEMENT. the facts alleged by the complaint not consti
tuting fraud. -Inderlied v. Honeywell (Sup.) See "Rape.”
FRAUDS, STATUTE OF.
8 1. Promises to answer for debt, deOf lien, see "Mechanics' Liens," $ 2.
fault, or miscarriage of another.
An agreement between mortgagor and mortFOREIGN CORPORATIONS. gagee that the mortgagee should pay the sur
plus arising from a sale to an attaching creditor See "Corporations," $ 6.
held not void as an agreement to answer for Sufficiency of application for order for service the debt of another.-Scherzer v. Muirhead of process on, by publication, see “Process,"
(Sup.) 159. 1.
An agreement by tenants to save from loss
of rent a third person who releases their landFOREIGN JUDGMENTS.
lord from a lease, made in consideration of
their landlord's releasing them, is not within See "Judgment," $ 6.
the statute of frauds. - Smith v. Schneider
(Sup.) 238. FOREIGN WILLS.
An oral promise by a third person to com
plete the payment for goods purchased on the Probate or record, see “Wills,” $ 3.
installment plan, in consideration of the goods being transferred to him, held not within the statute of frauds.-Berg v. Spitz (Sup.) 532.
An oral promise to pay the debt for which For overcharges by carriers, see "Carriers," $ 2. a judgment debtor is imprisoned, in consideraOf bail, see “Bail," $ 1.
tion of his release, that he may return to the service of the promisor, is not within the stat. ute of frauds.-Berg v. Spitz (Sup.) 532.
A parol promise to pay the debt of another, See "Judgment,” 8 5.
I in consideration of the cancellation thereof so
far as the original debtor is concerned, is not
GAMING. within the statute of frauds.---Berg v. Spitz (Sup.) 532.
8 1. Penalties and forfeitures. $ 2. Agreements not to be performed
Laws 1895, p. 377, c. 570, $ 17, held to enwithin one year.
able a loser in a wager with another on the reAn oral agreement of employment held con
sult of a race at a race course to recover the trary to the statute of frauds, as not to be per. Moulton y. Westchester Racing Ass'n (Sup.)
| money wagered and delivered to the latter.formed within one year.-Fanger v. Caspary S74 (Sup.) 410. $ 3. Real property and estates and in
GARNISHMENT. terests therein. That an agreement to devise land is oral does See “Attachment"; "Execution." not necessarily render it void, but it may be valid from the nature of the contract or on ac
GIFTS. court of part performance.-Conlon v. Mission of the Immaculate Virgin (Sup.) 49.
Reference to determine question of alleged gift, $ 4. Requisites and sufficiency of writ- see "Reference," $ 1.
Transfer taxes, see "Taxation," $ 5. Under Laws 1863, p. 802, c. 464, the written guaranty to be responsible for goods there
$ 1. Inter vivos. after sold by plaintiff to a third person need Evidence held sufficient to show a gift of cernot express the consideration.-Finkelstein v. tain shares of stock to a daughter. Crouse 7. Kessler (Sup.) 266.
Judson (Sup.) 755. $ 5. . Pleading, evidence, trial, and re-6 2. Causa mortis. view.
A gift of funds causa mortis held valid, Where the contract alleged was not within though the owner held them subject only to his the statute of frauds, but the contract proved check, when countersigned by a surety on his on trial violated the statute, the objection might bond as administrator. - Dickinson v. Hoes be raised without pleading it.-Fanger v. Cas (Sup.) 152. pary (Sup.) 410.
A gift causa mortis of money on deposit was
perfected by delivery by the donor to the donee FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES.
of a receipt for the money executed by the de
positary.--Dickinson y. Hoes (Sup.) 152. $ 1. Transfers and transactions invalid.
A gift causa mortis of the residue of certain Bills of sale of personal property executed by funds left after the donee should pay for the a debtor held tainted with fraud.—Cafe Union burial of the donor was valid.-Dickinson v. v. Reordan (Sup.) 994.
Hoes (Sup.) 152. $ 2. Rights and liabilities of parties and purchasers.
GRAND JURY. Where creditors, recovered property fraudulently transferred to defendant by another, de- See "Indictment and Information." fendant was entitled to a return of the consideration which it paid for the property.Varnum v. Bolton Shoe Co. (Sup.) 967.
GRANTS. $ 3. Remedies of creditors and purchas- of public lands, see "Public Lands." The weight of the testimony offered on the
Of bill or note, see "Bills and Notes," $ 4.
"Frauds, Statute of," $ 1.
GUARDIAN AND WARD. Allowance of claim for, see "Executors and Administrators," $ 5.
Guardianship of insane persons, see "Insane
Persons," % 1.
Suit by guardian ad litem in forma pauperis,
see "Costs," $ 3. Ejectment proceedings by game commission, see "Ejectment," $ 2.
Belg 1. Appointment, qualification, and
tenure of guardian. Evidence in qui tam action for penalty pro- Widow will be appointed guardian of her vided by Laws 1900, p. 22, c. 20, for the illegal minor children where no sufficient reasons to possession of quail, held insufficient to show the contrary are shown.-In re Burdick (Sur.) possession.-People v. Dunston (Sup.) 257.
and 118 New York State Reporter § 2. Actions.
HUSBAND AND WIFE An infant held not liable for necessaries furnished her under contract with her guardian
guardian See "Divorce." and on the guardian's credit.-Murphy v. Holmes (Sup.) 806.
Admissions as evidence, see "Evidence," $ 4.
Contract for resumption of marriage relatien Evidence held to make it a question for the as affected by public policy, see "Contracts ** jury whether a contract for necessaries for an $ 1. infant was made with her guardian and on his Husband as agent for wife in exchange of propcredit.-Murphy v. Holmes (Sup.) 806.
erty, see "Brokers," $ 2.
Liability of husband on promise without conHABEAS CORPUS.
sideration to pay debts of wife, see “Con
tracts," § 1. § 1. Jurisdiction, proceedings, and re. Rights of survivor, see "Executors and Adminlief.
istrators," 4. On appeal from order dismissing writ of ha- | Sufficiency of consideration for agreement to re beas corpus, relator having been held on a sume marriage relation, see “Contracts," $ 1 charge of violating Pen. Code, $ 72, appellate
§ 1. Mutual rights, duties, and liabili, court held limited to inquiry as to whether
ties. there was any evidence to show guilt-People V. Van De Carr (Sup.) 461.
A husband, living separate from his wife, he lia ble for medical services furnished the wi. -Button v. Weaver (Sup.) 388.
In the absence of express authority to wife
to use his credit, a husband can only be held In civil actions, see “Appeal,” | 12.
liable for debts incurred by her for jewelry, upon implication of agency arising from his duty to furnish necessaries.-McBride v. Adams
(Sup.) 1060. In civil actions, see "Evidence," $ 6.
Where a married couple take boarders into
their home, and the wife takes charge of the HEIRS.
house, the profits derived from such business
belong to the husband.-Briggs v. Devoe (Sup.) See “Descent and Distribution."
§ 2. Conveyances, contracts, and other
transactions between husband See “Bridges"; "Municipal Corporations," $
c 4, 5.
Contract for resumption of marriage relation,
I and vesting of dower interest on its breach be Accidents at railroad crossings, see "Railroads," husband, held not to contravene Domestic Rela$ 3.
tion Laws, Laws 1896, p. 220, c. 272, & 21.§ 1. Regulation and use for travel.
Sommer v. Sommer (Sup.) 444. • A chauffeur held not bound to chain an auto- Wife's failure to faithfully discharge marital mobile to a post before leaving it in the street obligations held defense to her suit to enforce while delivering goods therefrom.--Berman v. contract for resumption thereof, and vesting of Schultz (Sup.) 292.
dower interest in case of breach by husband.Willful act of boys in starting an automo
Sommer v. Sommer (Sup.) 444. bile left in a street, and not the negligence of Executrix of wife held entitled to recover onethe chauffeur, held the proximate cause of an third of rental value of premises, accruing be injury to plaintiff's wagon by collision with the tween wife's death and previous breach by hus. automobile.-Berman v. Schultz (Sup.) 292. band of contract for resumption of marriage re
In an action for injuries in a collision with lations and vesting of dower interest in case an automobile, a finding that if the chauffeur
of breach.-Sommer v. Sommer (Sup.) 444. had thrown off the current and applied the Contract for resumption of marriage relation, brake, as he testified, the damage could not and vesting of dower interest in case of breach have been inflicted, held unsupported by the evi- by husband, held not to give right of action to dence.-Berman v. Schultz (Sup.) 292.
wife against husband's co-tenant.--Sommer 1.
Sommer (Sup.) 444.
§ 3. Disabilities and privileges of cor& 1. Evidence.
erture. Evidence examined, and held to sustain a con
Married woman held not personally liable for viction of manslaughter in the second degree.
medical services rendered at her request, in abPeople v. Sharkey (Sup.) 780.
sence of special contract making her so, notwithstanding Laws 1896, p. 220, c. 272.-Rich
ards v. Young (Sup.) 265. HOTELS.
$ 4. Actions. License to sell liquors, see "Intoxicating Liq-1° The affirmative on the question of the wife's uors," $ 2.
I agency to bind the busband by a purchase of