RAILROAD CO. v. HOUSTON


95 U.S. 697 (____)

RAILROAD COMPANY v. HOUSTON.

Supreme Court of United States.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Thomas F. Withrow for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. Jefferson Chandler, contra.


MR. JUSTICE FIELD, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.

If the positions most advantageous for the plaintiff be assumed as correct, that the train was moving at an unusual rate of speed, its bell not rung, and its whistle not sounded, it is still difficult to see on what ground the accident can be attributed solely to the "negligence, unskilfulness, or criminal...

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