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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,

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. Decisions Per Curiam, Etc.

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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. William E. Leahy for petitioner. Mr. Gerson C. Young for respondent.

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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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No. 1086. A. J. BYARS v. THE UNITED STATES. May 4, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit granted. Mr. Claude R. Porter for petitioner. The Attorney General for the United States.

No. 1075. DR. A. W. BOYD V. THE UNITED STATES. May 11, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted. Mr. Sam E. Whitaker for petitioner. The Attorney General for the United States.

No. 1143. THE MOSLER SAFE COMPANY v. ELY-NORRIS SAFE COMPANY. May 11, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted. Mr. Samuel Owen Edmonds for petitioner. Messrs. Julius M. Mayer and F. P. Warfield for respondent.

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No. 866. CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY V. ALVIN R. DURHAM COMPANY ET AL. May 25, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the State of Michigan granted. Mr. R. N. Van Dorer. for petitioner. Mr. Julius J. Patek for respondents.

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No. 1084. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION V. PACIFIC STATES PAPER TRADE ASSOCIATION, ETC., ET AL. May 25, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. The Attorney General for the petitioner. No appearance for respondent.

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No. 1098. WILLIAM H. EDWARDS, COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE, SECOND NEW YORK DISTRICT, v. CHILE COPPER COMPANY. May 25, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted. The Solicitor General and Mr. Alfred A. Wheat, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, for the petitioner. Messrs. Arthur A. Ballantine and George E. Cleary for respondent.

No. 1145. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION V. WESTERN MEAT COMPANY. June 1, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. The Solicitor General and Mr. Olin M. Fuller, Attorney in the Department of Justice, for petitioner. Mr. J. F. Sullivan for respondent.

No. 1192. Morgan's LOUISIANA AND TEXAS RAILROAD AND STEAMSHIP COMPANY ET AL v. F. A. COCKE. June 1, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted. Messrs. Charles N. Burch, Harry McCall, H. D. Minor and Victor Leovy for petitioners. Messrs. Frederic H. Lotterhos and George Butler for respondent.

No. 1193. LAZARUS G. JOSEPH ET AL. v. JOHN BORDMAN ET AL. June 1, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the Philippine Islands granted. Messrs. Henry D. Green, John W. Clifton and Marion Butler for petitioners. No appearance for respondents.

No. 1199. LEO A. PRICE, AS RECEIVER IN EQUITY OP J. M. GIDDING & COMPANY, Inc., v. THE UNITED STATES. June 1, 1925. Petition for a writ of certiorari to the

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