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MARRIED WOMEN—Continued.

not to contract as surety, guarantor, etc., 1155.
power of attorney by, when effectual to pass estate, 518.
proceedings to recover debts of wife before marriage, etc., 1166.
property of, to be held for separate use, etc., 1154-1177.

conveyance of, illegal when under 21 years of age, 1157.

exempt from husband's debts, 1151.
receipt of, for money paid a valid discharge, 1164.
release of dower by, in a deed, 494.
testimony of, in proceedings, by or against husband, 1068-1069.
trustee not necessary to secure separate estate, 1153.

unchastity, false charge of, 818.
MARSHAL-

additional compensation may be allowed, 1112.
appointment, fees, salary, etc., of, 186–187.

payment of bailiff, crier, etc., 188.

vacancy in office, temporarily filled, etc., 189.
compensation of, 46.
execution of process of court of appeals by, 231.
fees of, 1112

for services in connection with widening of alleys, 1612.
jurors to be notified of selection by, 210.

list of, to be made by, 198.
jury in police court in charge of, 46.
may commit person to jail, etc., 1193.
notice to be served on defendant in case of attachment, etc., 446.
performance of duties for District of Columbia without charge, 177.
performance of duty in criminal court, 185.
process issued by justice of the peace to be served by, 11.
property taken under a writ of replevin to be retained by, etc., 17.
remedy of, in case of defective levy, 1103.
subsistence allowance to prisoners in custody of, 1204.
successor may execute writs, 1101.
summons for taking deposition to be served by, 1058.

writs of police court to be executed by, 57.
MASONS-

not affected by law relative to fraternal beneficial associations, etc., 764.
MAYHEM-

offense of, etc., 804.
MECHANICAL CORPORATIONS-

provisions, relative organization, and incorporation of, 605-644.
MECHANICS-
liens, in case of work on several buildings, 1250.

payment into court to satisfy claim of, 125+.
on personal property for repairing, etc., 1260.
subcontractor preferred to contractor in case of, 1248.

when to exist, 1237.
limitation of hours of daily service, 892.
MEETING-

of legatees, etc., for distributing legacies, 394.
MERCANTILE CORPORATIONS-

provisions, relative organization, and incorporation of, 605-644.

MESSENGER-

courts, payment of, 188.

supreme court to appoint, 65.
MINERAL WATERS-
bottles used by, record of inscription to be filed, etc., 877.

unlawful use of, penalty, etc., 878.
MINING CORPORATIONS-

provisions relative to organization and incorporation of, 605-644.
MINISTER-

duty on performing ceremony of marriage, 1294.

offense of false personation as, 860.
MINORS-

selling weapons to, forbidden, etc., 857.
MISCARRIAGE-

offense of procuring, punishment for, 809.
MONEY-

description of, in indictment, etc., 916.

payment may be made into court, effect, 1529.
MORTGAGE (see Deeds of trust) -

form of, 556.
infant's estate, when to be made, 164.
lien of, on conveyance of real estate, when superior to judgment, etc., 1216.
mortgagee may buy in property, 543.
mortgagor in possession guilty of embezzlement, when, 839.
property may be sold under, and proceeds paid into court, 95.

where proceeds insufficient, decree in personam for residue of aebt, etc., 95.
wife to unite in, to defeat exemptions, 1106.
MORTGAGE CORPORATIONS-

incorporation authorized, 715.
MORTGAGOR-

in possession, guilty of embezzlement, when, 839.
MURDER-

offense of, punishment, etc., 798.
person committing, not to inherit property from deceased, 961.

NANE-

proceedings for change of, 1298.

restoration of wife's, on divorce, 979.
NAVY

guardians to be appointed for boys for purpose of enlistment, 166.
NEGLIGENCE-
complaint of coexecutor, etc., 125.

revocation of authority to act, etc., 127.
liability causing death, 1301.
NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS-

absence or failure of consideration, effect of, 1332.
acceptor, liability of, 1366.
accommodation parties, who are, 1333.

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS—Continued.

agent, effect of negotiation by, without indorsing, 1373.
agent liable when principal not disclosed, 1322.
agent may write signature, 1323.
agent, signature by procuration, 1325.
agent, when not liable on, 1324.
alteration of, eifect of, etc., 244.
ambiguous language, construction of, 1321.
antedating, not invalid because of, 1316.
assignment of, when authorized, etc., 433.
bankrupt, notice of dishonor in case of, 1405.
bearer, instrument pavable to, when, 1313.
bill of exchange, provisions with reference to, 1430–1487.

acceptance, etc., of, 1436.
acceptance for honor, etc., 1465.
bills in a set, 1482.

liability of acceptor, etc., 1484.
excuse for nonpresentment, 1452.

dishonor by reason of, 1453.

protest, 1456.
referee in case of need, 1433.
when presentment to be made, etc., 1447.

when bill lost or destroyed, effect of, 1464.
blanks may be filled by persons in possession, 1318.
cancellation of, made unintentionally, effect of, 1497. .
cashier, when indorsed to, deemed to be payable to bank, etc., 1346.
checks, what are, when to be presented, etc., 1489.
certification of, 1191.

discharge of drawer and indorser, 1492.
not an assignment of funds, 1493.
consideration, effect of absence or failure of, 1332.
consideration, presumption of valuable, 1328.'
consideration, provisions requiring nature of to be stated, not affected, 1309.
construction where language ambiguous, 1321.
corporation, effect of indorsement by, 1326.
date, considered as of time issued when not dated, 1521.

negotiability not affected by omission of, 1310.
presumption as to, 1315.
want of, not to affect, where payable at fixed period, 1317.

when may be inserted, 1317.
defective title, deemed when, 1359.

notice of infirmity, 1360.
definitions, 1304.
delivery, contract on instrument revocable till, 1340.
delivery, to be effectual, must be under authority of person making, etc., 1340.
demand, payable on, when, 1311.
discharged, when, 1423.

when persons secondarily liable, 1424.
dishonor, notice of, to be given, for whose benefit, etc., 1393.
notice when party dead, 1402.

in case of partner's, etc., 1403.
where party adjudged bankrupt, 1405.

when parties reside at same or different places, 1407.
dishonored by nonpayment, when, 1387.

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS—Continued.

drawer, liability of, 1365.
duties of notaries in connection with presentation, etc., 568.
embezzlement of note not delivered, 835.
exchange, provisions with reference to bill of, 1430–1487.

acceptance, etc., of, 1436.
acceptance for honor, etc., 1465.
bills in a set, 1482.

liability of acceptor, etc., 1484.
excuse for nonpresentment, 1452.

dishonor by reason of, 1453.

protest, 1456.
presentment to be made when, etc., 1447.

when bill of, lost or destroyed, effect of, 1464.
failure of consideration, effect of, 1332.
figures, discrepancy between sum stated, 1321.
forged signature to, effect of, 1327.
holder for value, who is, 1330.
holder, rights of, 1355.

in due course, who is, 1356.
notice of defect before full amount paid, 1358.
takes free from defenses when, 1361.

when not held in due course is same as nonnegotiable, 1362.
incomplete, when not delivered, not valid if negotiated without authority, 1318.
indorsement, how made, etc., 1335.

at place where instrument dated presumed, 1346.
by corporation or infant, effect of, 1326.
by representative, 1348.
irregular, when deemed to be, 1367.
joint payees not parties, 1345.
liability for signature in blank by stranger, 1368.
negotiation by qualified, etc., 1369.
of paper negotiable by delivery, effect, 1371.
order of indorser's liable, 1372.
restricted, qualified, etc., 1337.
striking out, effect of, 1352.
transfer without, 1353.

warrant of, to subsequent holders, 1370.
indorser, when presentment not necessary to charge, 1383.
infant, effect of indorsement by, 1326.
interest, from when to run when date not specified, 1321.
language, ambiguous, construction in case of, 1321.
language, what sufficient in instrument, 1314.
maker, liability of, 1364.
married woman not to contract as accommodation for, acceptor, etc., 1155.
memorandum of payment on, evidence, etc., 1271.
misspelling of payee's name, effect of, 1347.
money, validity not affected because particular kind designated, 1310,
negotiable, when, 1305.
negotiability to continue, 1351.
negotiation before maturity presumed, 1349.
negotiation by agent, effect of, 1373.

by delivery or qualified indorsement, 1369.
when deemed to have taken place, 1334.

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS—Continued.
nonpayment, dishonored by, when, 1387.

right of action on, 1388.
notaries public to make protest, 568.
notice of dishonor, to be given, for whose benefit, etc., 1393.

when party dead, 1402,
in case of partners, etc., 1403.
mailing of, 1409-1410.
of infirmity, when exists, 1360.
waiver of, 1413.
where party adjudged bankrupt, 1405.

when parties reside in same or different places, 1407–1408.
not negotiable, when containing promise in addition to promise of payment, 1309.
omissions, construction in case of, 1318.
order, instruments payable to, when, 1312.
overdue instruments, when accepted, payable on demand, etc., 1311.
parties, who are accommodation, 1333.
payable on demand, when, 1311.
payable to cashier, deemed payable to bank, etc., 1346.
payable, when and where, 1389.
payee's name misspelled, effect of, 1317.
payment, presentment for, where and when to be made, etc., 1374-1375.

when not required to charge drawer or indorser, 1383.

excuse for delay, 1385.
place, validity not affected because not specified, 1310.
postdating, not invalid because of, 1316.
presentation, instrument payable on, when, 1311.
presentment for payment, where and when to be made, etc., 1374-1375.

when not required to charge drawer or indorser, 1383.

excuse for delay, 1385.
presumption as to date, 1315.

as to place of making, 1350.
of negotiation before maturity, 1349.
of valuable consideration, 1328.

when transferee's title shown defective, 1363.
printed provisions, conflict with written, effect of, 1321.
promise in addition to promise of payment, 1309.
promise is unconditional, when, 1307.
promissory notes, what are, 1488.
protest of bill of exchange, when, etc., 1456.
protest, waiver of, 1415.

by notary public, 568.
renouncing rights against party, 1426.
rights of assignee, when secured by deed of trust, etc., 524-526.
secured by mortgage, etc., mortgage to be surrendered on payment of, 527.
sight, instrument payable on, when, 1311.
signature by procuration, effect of, 1325.
signature, deemed to be as an indoreer, when capacity not clear, 1321.
signature, effect of forged, 1327.
signature in blank by stranger, effect of, 1368.
signature may be made by agent, etc., 1323.
striking out of indorsement, effect of, 1352.
sum payable, what is, 1306.
time of payment, 1308.

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