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September-1927 Jurisprudence                 

  • G.R. No. 27484 September 1, 1927 - ANGEL LORENZO v. DIRECTOR OF HEALTH

    050 Phil 595

  • G.R. No. 26957 September 2, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. SIMEON YUSAY

    050 Phil 598

  • G.R. No. 26360 September 7, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. ERIBERTO CALLE

    050 Phil 616

  • G.R. No. 27234 September 7, 1927 - ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NUEVA SEGOVIA v. COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE

    050 Phil 618

  • G.R. No. 26659 September 9, 1927 - GOVERNMENT OF THE PHIL. v. JOAQUIN SERNA

    050 Phil 624

  • G.R. No. 26672 September 9, 1927 - PROCESO ECHARRI v. FELICIANO GOMEZ

    050 Phil 629

  • G.R. No. 27054 September 9, 1927 - MACARIA SOLIS v. CHUA PUA HERMANOS

    050 Phil 636

  • G.R. Nos. 26853-26855 September 10, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. HIPOLITO UNDIANA

    050 Phil 641

  • G.R. No. 27143 September 10, 1927 - QUINTILLANA SAMSON v. MANUEL CARRATALA

    050 Phil 647

  • G.R. No. 27178 September 10, 1927 - TIMOTEO UNSON v. SMITH, BELL & CO.

    050 Phil 654

  • G.R. No. 27213 September 10, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. LINO S. TAN

    050 Phil 660

  • G.R. No. 27449 September 10, 1927 - CHUA PUA HERMANOS v. REGISTER OF DEEDS OF BATANGAS

    050 Phil 670

  • G.R. Nos. 26598 & 26599 September 17, 1927 - SIA SIMEON VELEZ v. RAMON CHAVES

    050 Phil 676

  • G.R. No. 26671 September 17, 1927 - MUNICIPALITY OF ORION v. F. B. CONCHA

    050 Phil 679

  • G.R. No. 27209 September 17, 1927 - ANDRES M. GABRIEL v. PROVINCIAL BOARD OF PAMPANGA

    050 Phil 686

  • G.R. No. 27020 September 19, 1927 - ASIA BANKING CORPORATION v. M. J. MCCUENE

    050 Phil 694

  • G.R. No. 27498 September 20, 1927 - IN RE: JOSEFA TONGCO v. ANASTACIA VIANZON

    050 Phil 698

  • G.R. No. 28320 September 20, 1927 - RUFO SAN JUAN v. PERFECTO ABORDO

    050 Phil 703

  • G.R. No. 26849 September 21, 1927 - GOVERNMENT OF THE PHIL. v. MARTINO TOMBIS TRIÑO

    050 Phil 708

  • G.R. No. 26771 September 23, 1927 - RUPERTO SANTOS v. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

    050 Phil 720

  • G.R. No. 27180 September 24, 1927 - TEODORO DE CASTRO v. MARINO OLONDRIZ

    050 Phil 725

  • G.R. No. 26538 September 27, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. FLORENTINO SORIANO

    050 Phil 735

  • G.R. No. 26844 September 27, 1927 - ISABEL FLORES v. TRINIDAD LIM

    050 Phil 738

  • G.R. No. 26941 September 27, 1927 - JUAN ARQUIZA LUTA v. MUNICIPALITY OF ZAMBOANGA

    050 Phil 748

  • G.R. No. 27048 September 27, 1927 - SILVESTRA BARON v. ANSELMO SAMPANG

    050 Phil 756

  • G.R. No. 27552 September 27, 1927 - MANILA MERCANTILE Co. v. MARIANO FLORES

    050 Phil 759

  • G.R. No. 28117 September 27, 1927 - LORENZA SUÑGA v. FRANCISCO TINGIN

    050 Phil 766

  • G.R. No. 27110 September 28, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. GUILLERMO MIANA

    050 Phil 771

  • G.R. No. 27120 September 28, 1927 - JUANA AGAPITO v. CANDIDO MOLO

    050 Phil 779

  • G.R. No. 26708 September 29, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. ALEJO RESABAL

    050 Phil 780

  • G.R. No. 27483 September 29, 1927 - ENCARNACION RAMOS v. JUSTO DUEÑO

    050 Phil 786

  • G.R. No. 27895 September 30, 1927 - CLEMENTE REYES v. PABLO BORBON

    050 Phil 791

  • G.R. No. 27040 September 29, 1927 - PEOPLE OF THE PHIL. v. FAUSTINO GARALDE

    052 Phil 1000

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    G.R. Nos. 26598 & 26599   September 17, 1927 - SIA SIMEON VELEZ v. RAMON CHAVES<br /><br />050 Phil 676

     
    PHILIPPINE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

    FIRST DIVISION

    [G.R. Nos. 26598 & 26599. September 17, 1927.]

    SIA SIMEON VELEZ, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. RAMON CHAVES ET AL., defendants; RAMON CHAVES, Appellee.

    And

    GO ANA, administrator of the estate of Go Pioco, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. RAMON CHAVES ET AL., defendants; RAMON CHAVES, Appellee.

    Jose Varela Calderon for Appellants.

    Isidro Vamenta for Appellee.

    SYLLABUS


    1. EVIDENCE; REJECTION OF DOCUMENTARY PROOF; EXCEPTION; REVIEW. — Where exception is taken to the action of a Court of First Instance in refusing to admit documents submitted in evidence, the Supreme Court cannot review the ruling unless the excepting party causes the documents to be identified and brought up with the record, or otherwise makes a sufficient showing as to their contents, to the end that this court may pass upon the question whether the documents are competent and material.


    D E C I S I O N


    STREET, J.:


    These two actions were instituted separately in the Court of First Instance of the Province of Misamis by the respective plaintiffs, Sia Simeon Velez and Go Ana, the latter as administrator of the estate of Go Pioco, for the purpose of recovering from Ramon Chaves and his son Salvador B. Chaves the amounts claimed in the two complaints, with damages, interests and costs. The cases were heard together and were disposed of in the lower court in a single opinion in which the court absolved Ramon Chaves but gave judgment, in favor of the plaintiffs against Salvador B. Chaves in the respective amounts of P5,262.45 in the first case, and P9,980.20 in the other, both with interest and costs. Salvador B. Chaves appears to have acquiesced in the decision against himself; but the plaintiffs in the two causes obtained a rehearing as against Ramon Chaves, with the result that the case against him was tried again and decisions were again made absolving him from the complaints, with costs. From this judgment the plaintiffs appealed.

    It appears that in the year 1920 and prior thereto Salvador B. Chaves was engaged in business as a merchant in Cagayan, Misamis, and as such had contracted debts to the plaintiffs for merchandise to the value claimed by them. Salvador B. Chaves was unsuccessful in this venture, and he became insolvent, with the result that the plaintiffs have been unable to secure satisfaction from him. Ramon Chaves appears to be the father of Salvador B. Chaves, and being a man of means, the plaintiffs’ claims could be made out of him if he could be held liable for the obligations contracted by the son.

    The plaintiffs contend that the business run by Salvador B. Chaves was really owned by the father, Ramon Chaves, or at least that the debts contracted by Salvador B. Chaves were contracted with the express assent of Ramon Chaves. In this connection the plaintiff Velez exhibits a chit, dated April 13, 1920, payable to Velez at thirty days, and signed "Ramon Chaves, Por S. B. Chaves." In addition to this it is shown that Ramon Chaves at different times paid the sum of P200 to the plaintiff Go Pioco.

    Upon examining the proof we find nothing that would indicate that the trial judge has made any error in absolving the appellee. On the contrary, the proof in our opinion falls far short of sustaining the thesis of the appellants to the effect that the appellee is liable for his son’s debts. Undoubtedly the appellee, as father of Salvador B. Chaves, took an interest in his son’s financial affairs; and in 1920 he appears to have advanced over P30,000 to cover civil liability incurred by Salvador to the Philippine National Bank. In consideration of the money thus paid Salvador made a transfer of most or all of his property in favor of his father. The father also appears to have held out hope to the plaintiffs that something might be evolved out of the situation for them. But the proof does not show that Ramon Chaves was either primarily liable or that he ever assumed his son’s debts. The case was tried twice in the Court of First Instance, and we think that the testimony was properly appreciated, and without any error prejudicial to the plaintiffs.

    In the first assignment of error it is claimed that the court committed error at the second trial in refusing to allow the plaintiffs to introduce other proof in addition to Exhibits V and Z. What the proof is that the attorneys wanted to introduce is not brought before us; and although the court may have made a theoretical mistake, yet his Honor cannot be put in error without there being before us the proof which was desired to be introduced, for without an offer of the proof intended to be submitted, we are unable to say that it would have been material.

    The judgment appealed from will be affirmed, and it is so ordered, with costs against the appellants.

    Avanceña, C.J., Johnson, Malcolm, Villamor, Johns, and Villa-Real, JJ., concur.

    G.R. Nos. 26598 & 26599   September 17, 1927 - SIA SIMEON VELEZ v. RAMON CHAVES<br /><br />050 Phil 676


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