Jim Heard v. St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jim Heard v. St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Co.
Case Date: 
1908
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Recovery of Money/ Wages

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
15
Notes / Description: 

Complainant wanted to recover $61.60 in wages for labor performed in the company's Memphis rail yards. Heard had accepted a check for $17.00, but because he could not read, he accepted it. Learning that he had been short-changed, he returned to the pay- master and asked for the remaining wages.