Republic of the Philippines
October 14, 1918
G.R. No. L-12191
JOSE CANGCO, plaintiff-appellant,
MANILA RAILROAD CO., defendant-appellee.
Ramon Sotelo for appellant.
Kincaid & Hartigan for appellee.
At the time of the occurrence which gave rise to this litigation the plaintiff, Jose Cangco, was in the employment of Manila Railroad Company in the capacity of clerk, with a monthly wage of P25. He lived in the pueblo of San Mateo, in the province of Rizal, which is located upon the line of the defendant railroad company; and in coming daily by train to the company’s office in the city of Manila where he worked, he used a pass, supplied by the company, which entitled him to ride upon the company’s trains free of charge. Upon the occasion in question, January 20, 1915…