23 Mo.App. 313 (Mo.App. 1886), Rogan v. Dockery
|Citation:||23 Mo.App. 313|
|Opinion Judge:||THOMPSON, J.|
|Party Name:||MARY ROGAN, Respondent, v. JOHN DOCKERY, Appellant.|
|Attorney:||JEWETT & L. J. SMITH, for the appellant: JOHN A. GILLIAM and JOHN W. DRABELLE, for the respondent:|
|Case Date:||November 09, 1886|
|Court:||Court of Appeals of Missouri|
APPEAL from the St. Louis Circuit Court, GEORGE W. LUBKE, Judge.
Reversed and remanded.
This was an action by a tenant against her landlord for damages for a personal injury received by her through the non-repair of the demised premises. There was a jury trial and a verdict and judgment for the plaintiff. The bill of exceptions, after setting out the substance of the evidence, recites that " there was other oral evidence tending to support the instructions given to the jury." As it is not claimed in the points submitted to us by the appellant that the court erred in refusing instructions, we can, in this state of the record, look no further than to see that the instructions which were given were correct in point of law. This recital, moreover, precludes us from holding that the defendant was entitled to have the plaintiff non-suited, because it is a distinct notification that the bill of exceptions does not contain all the evidence. Hackman v. Maguire, 20 Mo.App. 286. In the case just cited the general recital in the bill of exceptions was that " plaintiffs introduced other evidence tending to establish the allegations in their...
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