54 S.W. 935 (Tex.Civ.App. 1899), Solinsky v. O'Connor

Citation:54 S.W. 935
Opinion Judge:GILL, J.
Attorney:Geo. C. Greer, for appellant. Greer & Greer, for appellees.
Case Date:December 14, 1899
Court:Court of Appeals of Texas, Court of Civil Appeals of Texas

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54 S.W. 935 (Tex.Civ.App. 1899)




Court of Civil Appeals of Texas

December 14, 1899

Appeal from district court, Jefferson county; Stephen P. West, Judge.

Action by O'Connor & Smoot and others against F. A. Hyatt & Co. and others. From a judgment for plaintiffs, defendant J. J. Solinsky appeals. Reversed.

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Geo. C. Greer, for appellant.

Greer & Greer, for appellees.


O'Connor & Smoot, plaintiffs below, brought this suit against F. A. Hyatt & Co. to recover against them upon two promissory notes aggregating $27,000, and to foreclose a duly-registered deed of trust given by Hyatt & Co. upon certain personal property to secure the payment of the notes. J. J. Solinsky, appellant, and the appellee O. G. Greeves were made parties defendant by an allegation that Frank Perry, as agent of O'Connor & Smoot, had placed certain of the property covered by the trust deed in the hands of Greeves, to be sold by him, and the proceeds paid to O'Connor & Smoot as a credit on the notes sued on; that Solinsky, with notice that the goods in Greeves' hands were subject to plaintiffs' lien, procured a garnishment to be issued against Greeves upon a judgment in favor of Solinsky against Hyatt & Co. for the purpose of subjecting said property in the hands of Greeves to the payment of his (Solinsky's) judgment. Greeves' answer as garnishee is set out in the petition, showing that he set up the fact that the property had been placed in his hands by Frank Perry, as agent of O'Connor & Smoot, to be sold and applied to their debt, but he did not make O'Connor & Smoot parties to the garnishment proceedings. Solinsky's contest of the answer is also set out in full, as is also the judgment against the garnishee for the amount of the Solinsky judgment. O'Connor & Smoot are alleged not to have been parties to the garnishment proceedings. The prayer was for judgment on the notes, and foreclosure of their mortgage lien against Hyatt & Co. and all the defendants for injunction against Solinsky and Greeves, restraining Solinsky from issuing execution against Greeves on the garnishment judgment, and restraining Greeves from turning over to Solinsky any of the property or its proceeds in satisfaction of the judgment. A temporary injunction was issued in accordance with the prayer. Hyatt & Co. did not answer. Greeves answered, stating the amount of...

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