Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

IV CONTENTS.
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Mining corporations ...................................................... 16
Authority of officer.............. .............................. 16
Officer's customary exercise of authority...................................... 16
Authority of president.......... ............... ................... 16
Contract of president-Repudiation by corporation ..................... 16
Unauthorized contract of president-Specific performance ............... 16
Liability for acts of president ...................................... 17
Right to sue foreign corporation---Doing business ....................... 17
Corporation organized in one State to do business in another. .............. 17
Corporation tax-Doing business............................ ........... 17
Application of tax law ......... ......... .. ........ .... .............. 18
Income-Proceeds of ores mined ............. ....................... 18
Foreign corporation-Doing business .......... ....... ............. 18
Doing business-Service of process........ .................. ..... 18
Contract not usurious ............................................ 18
Stock subscription-Failure of consideration-Liability ................. 19
Mining claims......................................................... ..20
Nature and general features.. ......... ............. ......... 20
Distinction between location and patent.......... ............... 20
Ownership of minerals. .................................. ......... 20
Vein or lode.......................... . ...... ............ .............. 20
Meaning as used in mining laws....... ...... . .... ........ 20
Dip of vein-Presumption......... ........... ............... 20
Discovery............... .... ...................... ...... ..... 20
Condition to location.................... ... ............ 20
What constitutes a discovery............................ 21
Sufficiency of discovery ............. ....................... 21
Sufficiency-Willingness to operate...... ........... ............ 21
Surface lines.............................................. ........... 21
Requirement of statute-End and side lines.......................... 21
Extralateral rights............................ ... ......................... 21
Common law rule changed by statute .............................. 21
Right to follow beyond end line or side line........................... 22
Conditions-Parallelism of end lines ................. ... . . ..... 22
Identity of vein ................................... ........... 22
Extent and limitations of rights..........-.- . -------.---.. -.......... 22
Patents.......... ..................... ...................... ... ........--- 23
Construction and extent....................................... 23
Grant of surface beyond the boundaries................ .......... 23
Trespass. ........--................---------------------------------------................---......-- 23
Presumption-Burden of proof........................ .............23
Ownership of ore-Proof to overcome presumption.................... 23
Ownership of ore-Proof of identity of vein....................... 24
Placer claims................................ .. ..--................... 24
Meaning of term................. .. - - - - - - .......24
Oil location..... .. ......................................... 24
Discovery...----......................----....--------------................. 24
Sufficiency and determination. .................. .. . . . . . ..... 24
Discovery-Oil seepage..................................... 24
Discovery-Sufficiency and test................... ............ 25
Oil discovered in well-Sufficiency .............. ............. 25
Discovery-Willingness to operate ................. ........... 25
Discovery on separate claims........ ......... - - - --..------- -...... 25

Thompson, Joseph Wesley. Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917. [Washington D.C.]. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38745/. Accessed October 1, 2014.