32 N.W. 681 (Wis. 1887), Arpin v. Burch
|Citation:||32 N.W. 681, 68 Wis. 619|
|Opinion Judge:||HARLOW S. ORTON, J.|
|Party Name:||ARPIN, Appellant, v. BURCH, Respondent. ARPIN, Respondent, v. BURCH, Appellant|
|Attorney:||For the plaintiff there was a brief by Cate, Jones & Sanborn, and oral argument by Mr. Jones. G. C. Prentiss and F. Winsor, for the defendant,|
|Case Date:||April 12, 1887|
|Court:||Supreme Court of Wisconsin|
Argued March 24, 1887.
APPEALS from the Circuit Court for Juneau County.
This action was commenced in 1882 to recover damages for the wrongful conversion in 1868 and 1869 of pine logs belonging to the plaintiff. The facts are stated in the opinion.
[68 Wis. 620]
In this case there are cross-appeals, both parties being dissatisfied with the judgment. The facts are substantially and briefly as follows: In 1868 the plaintiff had afloat in Yellow river a large number of pine logs, intended to be manufactured into lumber near the mouth of said river, and the defendant diverted a large portion of them into the boom belonging to the firm of which he was a member, near the town of Necedah, and converted the same to his own use or to the use of said firm; and it is alleged in the complaint, as another and separate cause of action against the defendant, that in 1869 the defendant obtained possession and converted in a similar way ninety-nine other logs of the plaintiff. A part of the logs so diverted [68 Wis. 621] and converted in 1868 was cut, by a mistake of lines and boundaries, by the plaintiff, upon the...
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