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THE BANKS LAW PUBLISHING CO. V -15

NEW YORK
1917

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The price of this volume is fixed by statute ($ 226, Judicial Code, 36 U. S. Statutes at Large, 1153) at one dollar and seventy-five cents. Cash must accompany the order. The purchaser must pay the cost of delivery.

JUSTICES

OF THE

SU P R E ME

COURT

DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.1

EDWARD DOUGLASS WHITE, CHIEF JUSTICE.
JOSEPH MCKENNA, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIAM R. DAY, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIS VAN DEVANTER, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
MAHLON PITNEY, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
JAMES CLARK MCREYNOLDS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
JOHN H. CLARKE, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.2

THOMAS WATT GREGORY, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
JOHN WILLIAM DAVIS, SOLICITOR GENERAL.
JAMES D. MAHER, CLERK.
FRANK KEY GREEN, MARSHAL.

i For allotment of The Chief Justice and Associate Justices among the several circuits see next page.

2 On July 14, 1916, President Wilson nominated John H. Clarke of Ohio to succeed Mr. Justice Hughes, resigned; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1916; he took the oath of office August 1, 1916; the Judicial Oath was administered and he took his seat upon the bench at the opening of October Term, 1916.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.

ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES, OCTOBER

TERM, 1916.1

ORDER: There having been an Associate Justice of this court appointed since the adjournment of the last term,

It is ordered, That the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this court among the circuits agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz:

For the First Circuit, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Associate

Justice. For the Second Circuit, Louis D. Brandeis, Associate

Justice. For the Third Circuit, Mahlon Pitney, Associate Justice. For the Fourth Circuit, Edward D. White, Chief Justice. For the Fifth Circuit, J. C. McReynolds, Associate

Justice. For the Sixth Circuit, William R. Day, Associate

Justice. For the Seventh Circuit, John H. Clarke, Associate

Justice. For the Eighth Circuit, Willis Van Devanter, Associate

Justice. For the Ninth Circuit, Joseph McKenna, Associate

Justice. October 30, 1916.

1 For next previous allotment see volume 241 U. S., p. iv.

RESIGNATION AND APPOINTMENT OF

REPORTER.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1916.

PRESENT: THE CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE MCKENNA, MR. JUSTICE HOLMES, MR. JUSTICE DAY, MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER, MR. JUSTICE PITNEY, MR. JUSTICE McREYNOLDS, MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS, and MR. JUSTICE CLARKE.

THE CHIEF JUSTICE announced the following order of the court:

It is ordered that the letter of resignation of the reporter of this court, Charles Henry Butler, Esq., and the response of the court thereto, be entered upon the minutes of the court as follows, to wit:

WASHINGTON, D. C., October 5, 1916. TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE and ASSOCIATE JUSTICES OF THE

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES: I hereby tender my resignation as reporter of this court, to take effect on the appointment of my successor.

I cannot do this without thanking you for the kindness and consideration which I have received from all the members of the court during the 14 terms I have had the honor of reporting their decisions. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. H. BUTLER.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,

October 9, 1916. DEAR SIR: In informing you of the acceptance of your resignation, we desire to convey our abiding sense of the courtesy and consideration which you have so uniformly

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