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the consideration and decision of this case.) Mr. Thomas

Wilson for plaintiff in error. Mr. J. L. Macdonald for de fendant in error. Mr. W. A. Day was on his brief.

No. 15. SAME v. SAME. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota. Argued October 14, 15, 1896. Decided December 7, 1896. Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed with costs by a divided court. (Mr. Justice Field took no part in the consideration and decision of this case.) Same counsel as in No. 14.

No. 429. DYER v. UNITED STATES. Error to the District Court of the United States for the Western District of Arkansas. Decided December 7, 1896. Per Curiam. Judgment reversed, upon confession of error by counsel for the defendant in error, and cause remanded for further proceedings in conformity to law. Mr. A. H. Garland and Mr. R. C. Garland for plaintiff in error. Mr. Solicitor General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dickinson for defendants in error.

No. 457. CRAEMER v. WASHINGTON STATE. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. Submitted December 7, 1896. Decided December 14, 1896. Per Curiam. Dismissed for want of jurisdiction, on, the authority of Spies v. Illinois, 123 U. S. 131, and other cases. Mr. Frank B. Crosthwaite and Mr. James Hamilton Lewis for plaintiff in

Mr. Addison W. Hastie for defendant in error.

error.

No. 477. KRUG v. WASHINGTON STATE. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. Submitted December 7, 1896. Decided December 14, 1896. Per Curiam. Dismissed for the want of jurisdiction, on the authority of Spies v. Illinois, 123 U. S. 131, and other cases. Mr. James Hamilton Lewis, Mr. J. A. Stratton, and Mr. L. C. Gilman for plaintiff in error. Mr. Addison W. Hastie and Mr. Joseph Shillington for defendant in error.

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No. 284. NORDSTROM V. WASHINGTON STATE. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. Argued December 9, 10, 1896. Decided December 14, 1896. Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed, on the authority of Hurtado v. California, 111 U. S. 516; Davis v. Texas, 139 U. S. 651; McNulty v. California, 149 U. S. 645; Talton v. Mayes, 163 U. S. 376, and Draper v. United States, 164 U. S. 240. Mr. James Hamilton Lewis for plaintiff in error. Mr. J. A. Stratton and Mr. L. C. Gilman were on his brief. Mr. Addison W. Hastie for defendant in error. Mr. Joseph Shillington was on his brief.

No. 69. UNITED STATES v. Chicago, Rock Island & PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY. Error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the Northern District of Illinois. Argued October 27, 1896; November 2, 1896, ordered restored to docket and to be submitted on briefs already filed or which might be filed within thirty days. Submitted December 7, 1896. Decided December 21, 1896. Per Curiam. Affirmed by a divided court. Mr. Solicitor General for plaintiffs in error. Mr. Robert Mather for defendant in error.

Decisions on Petitions for Writs of Certiorari.

No. 561. CHENEY v. Bilby. Eighth Circuit. 36 U. S. App. 720. Denied, October 19, 1896. Mr. Charles E. Magoon for petitioner.

No. 601. HUBBARD v. Tod. Eighth Circuit. 40 U. S. App. 154. Granted, October 19, 1896. Mr. Henry J. Taylor and Mr. John C. Coombs for petitioner. Mr. George W. Wickersham and Mr. John L. Cadwalader opposing.

No. 606. UNITED STATES v. LIES. Second Circuit. 38 U. S. App. 655. Granted, October 19, 1896. Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Solicitor General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General

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Whitney for petitioners. Mr. Charles Curie, Mr. W. Wickham Smith and Mr. David Ives Mackie opposing.

No. 615. FORSYTH v. HAMMOND. Seventh Circuit. 34 U. S. App. 552. Granted, October 19, 1896. Mr. Charles H. Aldrich for petitioner. Mr. W. H. H. Miller, Mr. F. Winter and Mr. John B. Elam opposing.

No. 622. MERCER COUNTY v. PROVIDENT LIFE & Trust Co. Sixth Circuit. 43 U. S. App. 21. Granted, October 19, 1896. Mr. Samuel Dickson and Mr. T. W. Bullitt for petitioner. Mr. Alexander Pope Humphrey and Mr. George M. Davie opposing

No. 533. WALKER v. KEENAN. Seventh Circuit. Denied, October 19, 1896. Mr. A. W. Green and Mr. H. S. Robbins for petitioners. Mr. E. D. Kenna opposing. 34 U.S. App. 691.

No. 573. Boston SAFE DEPOSIT & Trust Co. v. WILKINS. Fifth Circuit. Granted, October 26, 1896. Mr. Henry B. Tompkins for petitioner. Mr. C. E. Lucky and Mr. L. H. Spilman opposing

No. 574. Boston SAFE DEPOSIT & Trust Co. v. GROOME. Fifth Circuit. Denied, October 26, 1896. Mr. Henry B. Tompkins for petitioner. Mr. Willard Parker Butler opposing.

No. 635. KINGMAN v. WESTERN MANUFACTURING CO. Eighth Circuit. Granted, October 26, 1896. Mr. James H. McIntosh for petitioners.

No. 556. Stuart v. Easton. Third Circuit. 39 U. S. App. 238. Granted, November 2, 1896. Mr. C. Berkley Taylor, MX. A. T. Freedley and Mr. William Brooke Rawle for petitioner.

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No. 627. HENDRY V. OCEAN STEAMSHIP Co. First Circuit. Granted, November 2, 1896. Mr. Eugene P. Carver and Mr. Edward E. Blodgett for petitioners. Mr. Charles Theodore Russell opposing

No. 629. MERCHANTS & MINERS' TRANSPORTATION Co. v. NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILROAD; and No. 630, SAME v. SAME. First Circuit. Denied, November 2, 1896. Mr. Eugene P. Carver and Mr. Edward E. Blodgett for petitioners. Mr. William G. Roelker opposing.

No. 645. LOUISVILLE Teust Co. v. NEW ALBANY & Chicago Railway. Sixth Circuit. Granted, November 16, 1896. Mr. George W. Kretzinger and Mr. C. E. Field for petitioner.

No. 646. LOUISVILLE BANKING Co. v. SAME. Sixth Circuit. Granted, November 16, 1896. Mr. George W. Kretzinger and Mr. C. E. Field for petitioner.

No. 490. AMERICAN SUGAE REFINING Co. v. STEAMSHIP G. R. Booth. Second Circuit. Denied, November 30, 1896. Mr. Harrington Putnam for petitioner. Mr. J. Parker Kirlin opposing.

No. 660. LOUISVILLE Trust Co. v. CINCINNATI. Sixth Circuit. Denied, December 7, 1896. Mr. Alexander Pope Humphrey, Mr. George M. Davie, M:. E. A. Ferguson and Mr. St. John Boyle for petitioner. Mr. Frederick Hertenstein and Mr. J. D. Brannan opposing.

No. 651. CHISHOLM V. ABBOTT. First Circuit. Denied, December 21, 1896. Mr. John Lowell and Mr. E. S. Dodge for petitioner.

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