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  • G.R. No. 10173 February 1, 1916 - MARIANO VELASCO & Co. v. GOCHUICO CO.

    033 Phil 363

  • G.R. No. 10935 February 1, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. CASIMIRO E. VELASQUEZ

    033 Phil 368

  • G.R. No. 9184 February 2, 1916 - MACONDRAY & CO. v. GEORGE C. SELLNER

    033 Phil 370

  • G.R. No. 10129 February 2, 1916 - CLARA TAMBUNTING v. EDILBERTO SANTOS

    033 Phil 383

  • G.R. No. 10744 February 2, 1916 - ANTONIO RAYMUNDO v. AMBROSIO CARPIO

    033 Phil 395

  • G.R. No. 10841 February 2, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. JUAN DE LOS SANTOS

    033 Phil 397

  • G.R. No. 11086 February 2, 1916 - MARTINIANO VALDEZCO SY CHIOK v. INSULAR COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS

    033 Phil 406

  • G.R. No. 11399 February 2, 1916 - REAL MONASTERIO DE SANTA CLARA v. PANFILO VILLAMAR

    033 Phil 411

  • G.R. No. 10121 February 3, 1916 - MAURICIA SOTO v. DOMINGA ONG

    033 Phil 414

  • G.R. No. 10107 February 4, 1916 - CLARA CEREZO v. ATLANTIC GULF & PACIFIC COMPANY

    033 Phil 425

  • G.R. No. 8769 February 5, 1916 - SMITH, BELL & CO. v. MARIANO MARONILLA

    041 Phil 557

  • G.R. No. 9802 February 5, 1916 - TEC BI & CO. v. THE CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA

    041 Phil 596

  • G.R. No. 10345 February 5, 1916 - KUENZLE & STREIFF (LTD.) v. JUAN VILLANUEVA

    041 Phil 611

  • G.R. No. 10078 February 5, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. MARCELINO DACAIMAT

    033 Phil 447

  • G.R. No. 9038 February 7, 1916 - PEDRO MAGAYANO v. TOMAS GAPUZAN

    033 Phil 453

  • G.R. No. 10280 February 7, 1916 - ENGRACIO CORONEL v. CENON ONA

    033 Phil 456

  • G.R. No. 8166 February 8, 1916 - JORGE DOMALAGAN v. CARLOS BOLIFER

    033 Phil 471

  • G.R. No. 10548 February 9, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. SATURNO DE IRO

    033 Phil 475

  • G.R. No. 10104 February 10, 1916 - ROMANA CORTES v. FLORENCIO G. OLIVA

    033 Phil 480

  • G.R. No. 10251 February 10, 1916 - COMPAÑIA GRAL. DE TABACOS DE FILIPINAS v. ALHAMBRA CIGAR & CIGARETTE MANUFACTURING CO.

    033 Phil 485

  • G.R. No. 10619 February 10, 1916 - COMPANIA GRAL. DE TABACOS DE FILIPINAS v. ALHAMBRA CIGAR & CIGARETTE MANUFACTURING CO.

    033 Phil 503

  • G.R. No. 9596 February 11, 1916 - MARCOS MENDOZA v. FRANCISCO DE LEON

    033 Phil 508

  • G.R. No. 11048 February 11, 1916 - LIM PUE v. INSULAR COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS

    033 Phil 519

  • G.R. No. 11081 February 11, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. MORO MOHAMAD

    033 Phil 524

  • G.R. No. 9977 February 12, 1916 - DOROTEO KARAGDAG v. FILOMENA BARADO

    033 Phil 529

  • G.R. No. 11065 February 12, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. LOPE K. SANTOS

    033 Phil 533

  • G.R. No. 9966 February 14, 1916 - TRINIDAD DE AYALA v. ANTONIO M. BARRETTO

    033 Phil 538

  • G.R. No. 10427 February 14, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. SOY CHUY

    033 Phil 545

  • G.R. No. 10666 February 14, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. QUE SIANG

    033 Phil 548

  • G.R. No. 10951 February 14, 1916 - K.S. YOUNG v. JAMES J. RAFFERTY

    033 Phil 556

  • G.R. No. 8914 February 15, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. RAYMUNDO ZAPANTA

    033 Phil 567

  • G.R. No. 9277 February 15, 1916 - ANDRES CALON y MARTIN v. BALBINO ENRIQUEZ

    033 Phil 572

  • G.R. No. 9822 February 15, 1916 - BENIGNO SOLIS v. PEDRO DE GUZMAN

    033 Phil 574

  • G.R. No. 10722 February 18, 1916 - DOLORES A IGNACIO v. FELISA MARTINEZ

    033 Phil 576

  • G.R. No. 10516 February 19, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. AGAPITO SOLAÑA

    033 Phil 582

  • G.R. No. 10323 February 21, 1916 - PETRA DE CASTRO v. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE OF BOCAUE

    033 Phil 595

  • G.R. No. 9204 February 24, 1916 - LAZARO PASCUAL v. FELIPE PASCUAL

    033 Phil 603

  • G.R. No. 10531 February 25, 1916 - JULIANA MELIZA v. PABLO ARANETA

    033 Phil 606

  • G.R. No. 10672 October 26, 1915

    UNITED STATES v. CARMEN IBAÑEZ

    033 Phil 611

  • G.R. No. 8271 February 26, 1916 - PETRONILA MARQUEZ v. FLORENTINA SACAY

    034 Phil 1

  • G.R. No. 10934 February 26, 1916 - PP. AGUSTINOS RECOLETOS v. GALO LICHAUCO ET AL.

    034 Phil 5

  • G.R. No. 10675 February 28, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. YAP TIAN JONG

    034 Phil 10

  • G.R. No. 9665 February 29, 1916 - IN RE: AMBROSIO RABALO v. GABINA RABALO

    034 Phil 14

  • G.R. No. 10244 February 29, 1916 - SANTIAGO CRUZADO v. ESTEFANIA BUSTOS

    034 Phil 17

  • G.R. No. 11006 February 29, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. MATEO BALBIN

    034 Phil 38

  • G.R. Nos. 11055 & 11056 February 29, 1916 - UNITED STATES v. ANGEL ANG

    034 Phil 44

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    G.R. No. 9277   February 15, 1916 - ANDRES CALON y MARTIN v. BALBINO ENRIQUEZ<br /><br />033 Phil 572

     
    PHILIPPINE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

    FIRST DIVISION

    [G.R. No. 9277. February 15, 1916. ]

    ANDRES CALON y MARTIN, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. BALBINO ENRIQUEZ ET AL., Defendants-Appellants.

    Valerio Fontanilla for Appellants.

    Aurelio Pineda for Appellee.

    SYLLABUS


    1. EJECTMENT; OCULAR INSPECTION BY THE COURT. — Whether or not a judge of the Court of Justice shall make an ocular inspection of the land in an action of ejectment, or any other action, depends upon his sound judgment and discretion. His refusal to make an ocular inspection will not constitute a reversible error. It is the duty of parties litigant to present proof which will actually and definitely describe the property in question.


    D E C I S I O N


    JOHNSON, J. :


    The purpose of the present action was to recover of the defendants a certain parcel of land, composed of 26 hectares, 57 ares, and 79 centares, located in the sitio of Balanay, municipality of Tarlac, Province of Tarlac, P.L., particularly described in the 2d paragraph of the complaint.

    The plaintiff alleged that he was the owner of the land and that he had acquired the same by a "composicion con el estado," during the time of the Spanish government; that the defendants had illegally and unlawfully taken possession of a portion of said parcel of land, to his damage and prejudice in the sum of P1,400.

    The defendants interposed a general and special defense. They alleged that they were the owners and entitled to the possession of the land in question, for the reason that they had occupied the same for a long period of years.

    Upon the issues thus presented the question was submitted to the Honorable Julio Llorente, judge, who, after hearing the evidence reached a conclusion that a preponderance of the same showed that the plaintiff was entitled to the possession of said parcel of land and that the evidence was not sufficiently clear to justify a judgment for damages against the defendants for said illegal occupation. From that decision the defendants appealed to this court and made several assignments of error.

    The first and second assignments of error present questions of fact only. The appellants attempt to show that they had been in possession of the land for a period of thirty years or more. The lower court found that the proof adduced during the trial of the cause did not support the contention. We have examined the proof and have reached the conclusion that a preponderance of the evidence supports the conclusion of the lower court.

    The third assignment of error alleges that the lower court committed an error in not ordering an ocular inspection of the land in question. Whether or not a nisi prius court shall make an ocular inspection of the land in litigation depends upon the sound judgment and discretion of the court. His refusal will never constitute a reversible error. It is the duty of the parties litigant to present proof which will accurately and definitely describe the property in question and its relation to adjoining property. In the present case the complaint describes by metes and bounds the parcel of land in question. Not only does the complaint accurately describes the land, but the documents presented by the plaintiffs also certainly identify the land in question. Under said circumstances it was necessary for the court to make an ocular inspection.

    We find no reason in the record for changing or reversing the judgment of the lower court. The same is therefore hereby affirmed, with costs. So ordered.

    Arellano, C.J., Torres, Carson, Moreland, and Trent, JJ., concur.

    G.R. No. 9277   February 15, 1916 - ANDRES CALON y MARTIN v. BALBINO ENRIQUEZ<br /><br />033 Phil 572


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