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Decisions Per Curiam, Etc.

No. 783. JAMES C. Davis, AGENT, ETC., v. DEXTER & CARPENTER, INC., ETC. Error to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Argued May 4, 1925. Decided May 11, 1925. Per Curiam. Affirmed upon the authority of Davis, Agent, v. Newton Coal Co., 267 U. S. 292; and United States v. Archibald McNeil & Sons, 267 U. S. 302. Mr. Duncan K. Brent, with whom Messrs. Francis R. Cross and A. A. McLaughlin were on the brief, for plaintiff in error. Messrs. Otto A. Schlobohm and William B. Symmes, Jr., for the defendant in error, submitted.

No. 968. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EX REL. OMAR LENOX MACKLEM V. COMMISSIONER OF IMMIGRATION AT THE PORT OF NEW YORK. Appeal from the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. Motion, May 4, 1925. Decided May 25, 1925. Per Curiam. Motion to admit to bail denied, and cause transferred to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, upon the authority of (1) the act of September 14, 1922, c. 305, 42 Stat. 827; Heitler v. United States, 260 U. S. 438, 439; (2) Farrell v. O'Brien, 199 U. S. 89, 100; Toop v. Ulysses Land Co., 237 U. S. 580, 583; Piedmont Power & Light Co. v. Graham, 253 U, S. 193, 195. Mr. Isaac Short, with whom Messrs. Walter H. Pollak and Carol Weiss King were on the brief, for appellant. The Solicitor General, Mr. Assistant Attorney General Donovan and Mr. Harry S. Ridgely for the appellee.

No. 830. BANCO DI ROMA V. PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted March 2, 1925. Decided May 25, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction on authorities cited. Mr. John T.

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Loughran for defendant in error in support of the motion. Mr. Carroll G. Walter for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion.

No. 593. G. W. COFFEE ET AL. V. JOSEPH F. GRAY, RECEIVER OF THE TALLULAH FALLS RAILWAY CO. ET AL. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted April 20, 1925. Decided May 25, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of § 237 of the Judicial Code, as amended by the act of September 6, 1916, c. 448, $ 2, 39 Stat. 726; South Carolina v. Seymour, 153 U. S. 353; United States ex rel. Taylor v. Taft, 203 U. S. 461, 464, 465; United States ex rel. Champion Lumber Co. v. Fisher, 227 U. S. 445; Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Co. v. Gilbert, 245 U. S. 162. Messrs. S. R. Prince, L. E. Jeffries and Sanders McDaniel for defendants in error in support of the motion. Mr. Hooper Alexander for plaintiffs in error in opposition to the motion.

No. 1155. GEORGE Cox v. THE STATE OF FLORIDA; and

No. 1156. WALKER BRYANT v. THE STATE OF FLORIDA. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. Decided May 25, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction ex mero motu, upon the authority of $ 237 of the Judicial Code, as amended by the act of September 6, 1916, c. 448, § 2, 39 Stat. 726; Jett Bros. Distilling Co. v. Carrollton, 252 U. S. 1, 5–6. Motion to proceed as poor persons denied. Mr. W. D. Bell for plaintiffs in error. No appearance for defendant in error.

No. 13, Original. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, THE UNITED STATES, INTERVENER. Filed May 25, 1925. Final report of receiver received and filed, on motion of Mr. John Spalding Flannery, in that behalf.

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No. 1089. R. O. Bass v. THE CITY OF CLIFTON. Error to the Court of Civil Appeals for the Tenth Supreme Judicial District of the State of Texas. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted May 11, 1925. Decided June 1, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for the want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Farrell v. O'Brien, 199 U. S. 89, 100; Toop v. Ulysses Land Co., 237 U. S. 580, 583; Piedmont Power & Light Co. v. Graham, 253 U. S. 193, 195. Mr. W. A. Keeling for the defendant in error in support of the motion. Mr. J. Walter Cocke for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion.

No. 909. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LONGVIEW v. HENRY JACKSON. Error to the Court of Civil Appeals for the Second Supreme Judicial District of the State of Texas. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted May 25, 1925. Decided June 1, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for the want of jurisdiction upon the authority of § 237 of the Judicial Code as amended by the act of September 6, 1916, c. 448, § 2, 39 Stat. 726; Jett Bros. Distilling Co. v. Carrollton, 252 U. S. 1, 5–6. Mr. R. E. Taylor for defendant in error in support of the motion. Mr. F. H. Prendergast for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion. See post, p. 699.

No. 1004. THE NATIONAL SHAWMUT BANK OF BOSTON v. THE CITY OF BOSTON. Error to the District Court of the United States for the District of Massachusetts. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted May 25, 1925. Decided June 1, 1925. Per Curiam. Transferred to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upon the authority of (1) act of September 14, 1922, c. 305, 42 Stat. 827; (2) Aspen Mining & Smelting Co. v. Billings, 150 U. S. 31, 37; Brown v. Alton Water Co., 222 U.S.

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325, 332–333; Metropolitan Water Co. v. Kaw Valley Drainage District, 223 U. S. 519, 522; Union Trust Co. v. Westhus, 228 U. S. 519, 522–523; Shapiro v. United States, 235 U. S. 412, 416. Messrs. William Harold Hitchcock and John A. Sullivan for defendant in error in support of the motion. Mr. Robert H. Holt for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion.

No. 1201. GEORGE CHAPRALES v. W. I. BIDDLE, WARDEN, ETC. Appeal from the District Court of the United States for the District of Kansas. June 8, 1925. Per Curiam. Decree affirmed ex mero motu, upon the authority of Ex parte Parks, 93 U. S. 18;.Ex parte Yarborough, 110 U. S. 651; Henry v. Henkel, 235 U. S. 219; McMicking v. Shields, 238 U. S. 99. Mr. Albert S. Marley for appellant. The Solicitor General and Mr. Harry S. Ridgely for appellee.

No. 430. MERRIAM & MILLARD COMPANY v. CHICAGO, BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD COMPANY. Error to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted June 1, 1925. Decided June 8, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Baker v. White, 92 U. S. 176, 179; United States v. Beatty, 232 U. S. 463, 466; Collins v. Miller, 252 U. S. 364, 370. Messrs. T. Byron Clark, Bruce Scott and Kenneth F. Burgess for the defendant in error in support of the motion. Messrs. Edward P. Smith and Francis S. Howell for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion.

No. 538. ST. LOUIS AND HANNIBAL RAILROAD COMPANY, v. MARY JACKMAN. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri. Motion to dismiss or affirm sub

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mitted June 1, 1925. Decided June 8, 1925. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction, upon the authority of § 237 of the Judicial Code, as amended by the act of September 6, 1916, c. 448, § 2, 39 Stat. 726; Jett Bros. Distilling Co. v. Carrollton, 252 U. S. 1, 5-6. Messrs. Daniel Bartlett, Thomas L. Philips and Matthew E. O'Brien for defendant in error in support of the motion. Messrs. J. D. Hostetler, George A. Mahan, Dulaney Mahan, J. H. Haley and Richard F. Ralph for plaintiff in error in opposition to the motion.

PETITIONS FOR CERTIORARI GRANTED, FROM

APRIL 14, 1925, TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 8, 1925.

No. 1007. MORSE DRY DOCK & REPAIR COMPANY V. STEAMSHIP NORTHERN STAR AND HARRY LUBER. April 20, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted. Mr. William E. Leahy for petitioner. Mr. Gerson C. Young for respondent.

No. 1011. SACRAMENTO NAVIGATION COMPANY V. MILTON H. Salz, doing business as E. Salz & Son. April 20, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. Mr. H. H. Sanborn for petitioner. Mr. S. Hasket Derby for respondent.

No. 1085. MIDDLETON S. BORLAND, TRUSTEE, v. THE UNITED STATES. April 27, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals granted. Mr. Godfrey Goldmark for petitioner. The Solicitor General, Assistant Attorney General Letts and Mr. Harvey B. Cox, Attorney in the Department of Justice, for the United States.

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