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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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Friday, December 15: Last post for airmail to Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland.
Airmail also will launch its a Lunch & Learn program that will bring in speakers from across Maryland to talk to concessions employees.
During the previous nine years, airmail pilots flew nearly 14 million miles, crashed 200 airplanes, and suffered 43 fatalities.
The conventional wisdom is that the Douglas DC-3 was the first airliner capable of earning a profit for its owners without having to be subsidized by airmail contracts.
The Portable AirMail unit is not permanently installed on the aircraft, but can be carried on as required and connected to the aircraft's existing Iridium antenna.
The first class stamp features children posting cards, buying a Christmas tree is depicted on the second class, while the three airmail stamps show a snowman, carol singers and ice skaters.
The Forte AirMail solution is ready for immediate delivery.
For all surface mail to the UK and Europe, the deadline has been set at December 5, with the airmail final date being December 15.
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, placed in two Derbys, will run in Saturday night's Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp, where he will take on the promising French-trained pair Airmail Special and Zambezi Sun.
You shouldn't have to use airmail to send a letter from Cheshire to Northumberland.
1911: More than 6,000 letters and postcards were flown five miles from Allahabad to Naini Junction in India by Henri Picquet - the first official airmail.
Monday is the last day for airmail to New Zealand, Australia, the Middle East, Caribbean and South and Central America; Friday, December 10, for airmail letters to Japan, USA, Canada and Eastern Europe.