54-405. Distraint; arbitrators; number; powers.

In case the parties interested cannot agree as to the amount of damages and costs sustained, each party may choose a man, and, in case the two men chosen cannot agree, they shall choose a third man, and, after being duly sworn for the purpose herein named, the three shall proceed to assess the damages, possessing for that purpose the general power of arbitrators.

Source:Laws 1871, § 5, p. 121; R.S.1913, § 113; C.S.1922, § 121; C.S.1929, § 54-405; R.S.1943, § 54-405.

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