19 N.W. 633 (Neb. 1884), Parody v. School Dist. No. Eleven of Cuming County

Citation:19 N.W. 633, 15 Neb. 514
Opinion Judge:REESE, J.
Party Name:ALSON PARODY, APPELLANT, v. SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. ELEVEN OF CUMING COUNTY, DAVID BRIGHT, T. G. WADSWORTH, JOHN LANDIS, AND JASPER RANDOLPH, APPELLEES
Attorney:R. F. Stevenson and M. McLaughlin, for appellant. C. C. McNish, for appellees.
Case Date:May 29, 1884
Court:Supreme Court of Nebraska
 
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19 N.W. 633 (Neb. 1884)

15 Neb. 514

ALSON PARODY, APPELLANT,

v.

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. ELEVEN OF CUMING COUNTY, DAVID BRIGHT, T. G. WADSWORTH, JOHN LANDIS, AND JASPER RANDOLPH, APPELLEES

Supreme Court of Nebraska

May 29, 1884

APPEAL from Cuming county. Heard below before BARNES, J.

AFFIRMED.

R. F. Stevenson and M. McLaughlin, for appellant.

C. C. McNish, for appellees.

OPINION

REESE, J.

The plaintiff filed his petition in the district court of Cuming county, alleging that the defendants were about to remove the school house of the district in which he resided from its former site to another, that the contemplated removal was unlawful, and asking an injunction to restrain them from so doing. A temporary injunction was issued by the county judge of Cuming county, which was afterwards vacated by the judge of the district court. The issues were joined at the September term, 1881, and the trial commenced, but when the testimony of the plaintiff and one witness, the county superintendent of schools, had been heard, the court dismissed the action without hearing further testimony. The plaintiff excepted and obtained forty days in which to prepare a bill of exceptions. A transcript [15 Neb. 515] of the record and the bill of exceptions are filed in this court, but no petition in error, assignment of errors, or brief, and we are left wholly in the dark as to the questions presented to the district court.

The petition, we think, fails to state a cause of action. It is well settled that in matters affecting the public, the plaintiff must show by his petition that he will suffer some special damage...

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