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Nos. 832, 833, and 834. MATEO FAJARDO CARDONA, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. PEOPLE OF PORTO Rico. In error to the Supreme Court of Porto Rico. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted May 7, 1917. Decided May 21, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Deming v. Carlisle Packing Co., 226 U. S. 102, 105; Overton v. Oklahoma, 235 U. S. 31; Stewart v. Kansas City, 239 U. S. 14. Mr. Willis Sweet for plaintiff in error. Mr. S. T. Ansell for.defendant in error.

No. 250. STATE OF NEBRASKA EX REL. HENRY C. BITTENBENDER AND ADA M. BITTENBENDER, PLAINTIFFS IN ERROR, v. EXCISE BOARD OF THE CITY OF LINCOLN, NEBRASKA. In error to the Supreme Court of the State of Nebraska. Submitted May 1, 1917. Decided May 21, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of (1) Eustis v. Bolles, 150 U. S. 361; Leathe v. Thomas, 207 U. S. 93; Mellon Co. v. McCafferty, 239 U. S. 134; (2) Jones v. Montague, 194 U. S. 147; Richardson v. McChesney, 218 U. S. 487; Stearns y. Wood, 236 U. S. 75. Mrs. Ada M. Bittenbender for plaintiffs in error. Mr. C. Petrus Peterson' and Mr. George W. Berge for defendant in error.

No. 266. GRAND RAPIDS & INDIANA RAILWAY COMPANY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. UNITED STATES. In error to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Submitted May 4, 1917. Decided May 21, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Hollander v. Fechheimer, 162 U. S. 326; California National Bank v. Stateler, 171 U. S. 447; Martinez v. International Banking Corporation, 220 U. S.

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214, 222-223. Mr. James H. Campbell and Mr. Elvert M. Davis for plaintiff in error. Mr. Assistant Attorney General Underwood and Mr. S. Milton Simpson for the United States.

No. 849. PRAIRIE OIL & Gas COMPANY, SENES W. ANTHONY, AND CHARLES ANTHONY, PLAINTIFFS IN ERROR, V. ANNIE CARTER. In error to the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma. Motion to dismiss submitted May 7, 1917. Decided May 21, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of $ 237, Judicial Code, as amended by the Act of Congress of September 6, 1916, c. 448, 39 Stat. 726. (Petition for a writ of certiorari denied, March 12, 1917.) Mr. Joseph W. Bailey and Mr. George S. Ramsey for plaintiffs in error. Mr. S. W. Hayes for defendant in error.

No. 372. GEORGE SCHWEDE v. ZENITH STEAMSHIP Co. On certificate from and writ of certiorari to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Argued October 17, 18, 1916. Reargued January 10, 11, 1917. Decided May 21, 1917. Per Curiam. Judgment of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Ohio affirmed with costs by an equally divided court and cause remanded to the said District Court. (Mr. Justice Day took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.) Mr. R. B. Newcomb and Mr. Frank M. Cobb for Schwede. Mr. Luther Day for Zenith Steamship Company.

No. 29. Original. Ex parte: IN THE MATTER OF BERNIE J. BERNHARD, PETITIONER. Submitted May 21, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917. Per Curiam. Rule discharged and

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petition dismissed upon the authority of 8 6 of the Act of Congress of July 30, 1894, 28 Stat. 160; $ 3, Rule VIII of the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia. Mr. Charles B. Gillson for petitioner.

No. 658. LASER GRAIN COMPANY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. In error to the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Missouri. Motion to require plaintiff in error to elect, etc., or to dismiss, submitted May 21, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Hannis Distilling Co. v. Baltimore, 216 U. S. 285; Hendricks v. United States, 223 U. S. 178, 184. See In re Palliser, 136 U. S. 257, 265–268; Horner v. United States, 143 U. S. 207, 214; Benson v. Henkel, 198 U. S. 1, 15; United States v. Thayer, 209 U. S. 39, 44; Hyde v. United States, 225 U. S. 347, 361. Mr. John S. Leahy, Mr. Irvin V. Barth and Mr. Walter H. Saunders for plaintiff in error. The Solicitor General for the United States.

No. 184. ALBERT PICK & COMPANY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. FRANK C. JORDAN, SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. In error to the Supreme Court of the State of California. Submitted April 17, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917, Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed with costs upon the authority of Kansas City, &c. Railway Co. v. Kansas, 240 U. S. 227. Mr. W. I. Brobeck for plaintiff in error. Mr. U. S. Webb and Mr. Raymond Benjamin for defendant in error.

No. 601. St. Louis, IRON MOUNTAIN & SOUTHERN RAILWAY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, V. WILLIAM INGRAM.

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In error to the Supreme Court of the State of Arkansas. Motion to dismiss or affirm or place on the summary docket submitted May 21, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917. Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed with costs upon the authority of Chicago Junction Ry. Co. v. King, 222 U. S. 222; Seaboard Air Line Ry. v. Padgett, 236 U. S. 668; Baltimore & Ohio R. R. Co. v. Whitacre, 242 U. S. 169. Mr. Troy Pace for plaintiff in error. Mr. J. H. Ralston and Mr. William E. Richardson for defendant in error.

No. Original. Ex parte: IN THE MATTER OF CORNELIA G. GOODRICH ET AL., PETITIONERS. Submitted May 21, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917. Motion for leave to file petition for writ of prohibition denied. Mr. Hannis Taylor and Mr. William D. Gordon for petitioners.

No. Original. Ex parte: IN THE MATTER OF J. S. KILGORE, SR., AND L. K. HUNTER, PETITIONERS. Submitted May 21, 1917. Decided June 4, 1917. Motion for leave to file petition for writ of mandamus denied. Mr. W. E. Breese for petitioners.

No. 657. JOSEPH HENRY BASH, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS IN ERROR, v. WILLIAM HOWALD. In error to the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma. Motion to dismiss submitted June 4, 1917. Decided June 11, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of Deming v. Carlisle Packing Co., 226 U. S. 102, 105; Consolidated. Turnpike v. Norfolk &c. Ry. Co., 228 U. S. 596, 600; Parker v. McLain, 237 U. S. 469; Stewart v. Kansas

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City, 239 U. S. 14; In re Neagle, 135 U. S. 55; In re Delgado, 140 U. S. 586, 588. Mr. P. C. Simons for plaintiffs in error. Mr. J. B. Ferguson for defendant in error.

Nos. 1035, 1036, 1037, and 1038. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY. In error to the Supreme Court of the State of Alabama. Motions to dismiss or affirm and petitions for writs of certiorari submitted June 4, 1917. Decided June 11, 1917. Per Curiam. Judgments affirmed with costs, upon the authority of Pensacola Telegraph Co. v. Western Union Telegraph Co., 96 U. S. 1; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Ann Arbor R. R. Co., 178 U. S. 239; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Pennsylvania R. R. Co., 195 U. S. 540; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Richmond, 224 U. S. 160; Louisville & Nashwille R. R. Co. v. Western Union Telegraph Co., 237 U. S. 300. Petitions for writs of certiorari denied. Mr. Rush Taggart, Mr. Ray Rushton, Mr. William M. Williams and Mr. Forney Johnston for plaintiff in error. Mr. Henry L. Stone and Mr. E. Perry Thomas for defendant in error.

No. 1122. CAROLINA, CLINCHFIELD & OHIO RAILWAY, PLAINTIFF IN ERROR, v. GEORGE W. STROUP. In error to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted June 4, 1917. Decided June 11, 1917. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction upon the authority of 3 of the Act of Congress of September 6, 1916, c. 448, 39 Stat. 726, 727. Mr. John W. Price for plaintiff in error. Mr. Robert Burrow and Mr. Isaac Harr for defendant in error.

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