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RULE VII.

For the purpose of correcting any error or defect in the transcript from the Court below, either party may suggest the same, in writing, to this Court, and upon good cause shown, obtain an order that the proper clerk certify to the whole or part of the record, as may be required. If the attorney of the adverse party be absent, or the fact of the alleged error or defect be disputed, the suggestion most be accompanied by an affidavit showing the existence of the error or defect alleged.

RULE VIII.

Exceptions to the transcript, statement, the undertaking on appeal, notice of appeal, or to its service or proof of service, or any technical objection to the record affecting the right of the appellant to be heard on the points of error assigned, must be taken at the first term after the transcript is filed, and must be noted in writing and filed at least one day before the argument, or they will not be regarded. In such cases, the objection must be presented to the Court before the argument on its merits.

RULE IX.

Upon the death or other disability of a party pending an appeal, his representative shall be substituted in the suit by suggestion, in writing, to the Court on the part of such representative or any party on the record. Upon the entry of such suggestion, an order of substitution shall be made, and the cause shall proceed as in other cases.

RULE X.

The calendar of each term shall consist only of those causes in which the transcript shall have been filed on or before the first day of the term, unless by written consent of the parties ; provided, that all cases in which the appeal is perfected, and the statement settled, as provided in Rule II, and the transcript is not filed before the first day of the term, may be placed on the calendar, on motion of the respondent, upon the filing of the transcript.

RULE XI.

Causes from the same Judicial District shall be placed together, and all the causes shall be set on the calendar in the order of the several districts, commencing with the first, except that causes in which the people of the State are a party shall be placed at the head of the calendar.

RULE XII. At least three days before the argument, the appellant shall furnish to the respondent a copy of his points and citation of authorities; and within two days thereafter, the respondent shall furnish to the appellant a copy of his points and citation of authorities, and each shall file with the Clerk a copy of his own for each of the Justices of the Court, or may one day before the argument file the same with the Clerk, who shall make such copies, and may tax his fees for the same in his bill of costs.

RULE XIII.

No more than two counsel on a sido will be heard upon the argument, except by special permission of the Court; but each defendant who has appeared separately in the Court below may be heard through his own counsel. The counsel for the appellant shall be entitled to open and close the argument.

RULE XIV.

All opinions delivered by the Court, after having been finally corrected, shall be recorded by the Clerk.

RULE XV. All motions for a rehearing shall be upon petition in writing, presented within ten days after the final judgment is rendered, or order made by the Court, and publication of its opinion and decision, and no argument will be heard thereon. No remittitur or mandate to the Court below shall be issued until the expiration of the ten days herein provided, and decision upon the petition, unless upon good cause shown, and upon notice to the other party, or by written consent of the parties, filed with the Clerk.

RULE XVI.

Where a judgment is reversed or modified, a certified copy of the opinion in the case shall be transmitted, with the remittitur, to the Court below.

RULE XVII.

No paper shall be taken from the court-room or Clerk's office, except by order of the Court, or of one of the Justices. No order will be made for leave to withdraw a transcript for examination, except upon written consent to be filed with the Clerk.

RULE XVIII.

No writ of error or certiorari shall be issued, except upon order of the Court, upon petition, showing a proper case for issuing the

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RULE XIX.

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Where a writ of error is issued, upon filing the same and a sufficient bond or undertaking with the Clerk of the Court below, and upon giving notice thereof to the opposite party or his attorney, and to the Sheriff, it shall operate as a supersedeas. The bond or undertaking shall be substantially the same as required in cases on appeal.

RULE XX.

The writ of error shall be returnable within thirty days, unless otherwise specially directed.

RULE XXI. The rules and practice of this Court respecting appeals shall apply, so far as the same may be applicable, to proceedings upon a writ of error.

RULE XXII. The writ shall not be allowed after the lapse of one year from the date of the judgment, order, or decree, which is sought to be reviewed, except under special circumstances.

RULE XXIII. Appeals from orders granting or denying a change of venue, or any other interlocutory order made before trial, will be heard at any regular or adjourned term, upon three days' notice being given by either appellant or respondent, when the parties live within twenty miles of Carson. When the party served resides more than twenty miles from Carson, an additional day's notice will be required for each forty miles, or fraction of forty miles, from Carson.

REPORTS OF CASES

DETERMINED IN THE

SUPREME COURT

OF TAE

STATE OF NEVADA,

APRIL TERM, 1871.

GUY THORPE v. JERRY SCHOOLING.

State Stamp Duties. The schedule of stamp duties adopted in 1871 as part

of the amendment to Section 126 of the general revenue act (Stats. 1871, 142)

supersedes and abrogates all others, and is the only one in force. REPEAL OF STAMP Duty SCHEDULE OF 1866. The schedule of stamp duties

contained in the Act of 1866, (Stats. 1866, 177) was entirely repealed by the operation of the new Act of 1871, (Stats. 1871, 142) though not expressly re

ferred to therein. CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES — LEGISLATIVE INTENT. The intention of the legis

lature controls the courts, not only in the construction of an act, but also in determining whether a former law is repealed or not; and when such intention is manifest it is to be carried out, no matter how awkwardly expressed or indi

cated. REPEAL OF STATUTE BY REVISION OF SUBJECT MATTER. A new statute, revis

ing the whole subject matter of a former law, repeals it, though containing no

express words to that effect. No StamPS TO Bank CHECKS. State stamp duties on bank checks were abro

gated by operation of the Act of March 4th, 1871.

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This was an application to the Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus requiring Schooling, as treasurer of state, to furnish, on

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