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DECISIONS PER CURIAM, FROM MARCH 31 TO

AND INCLUDING JUNE 1, 1936.*

No. 797. Craig v. UNITED STATES; and

No. 798. WEINBLATT V. SAME. March 31, 1936. The application for writs of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is dismissed upon the ground that it is premature, without prejudice to a renewal of the application within thirty days after action by the Circuit Court of Appeals on the petition for rehearing. Messrs. Mark L. Herron and Aloysius I. McCormick for petitioners. No appearance for the United States. Reported below: 81 F. (2d) 816.

No. 856. FOLEY, DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF THE COUNTY OF BRONX, ET AL. v. WACHS. Appeal from the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. April 6, 1936. Per Curiam: The motion for leave to file jurisdictional statement is granted. The decree granting an interlocutory injunction is affirmed. Alabama v. United States, 279 U. S. 229, 231; Langer v. Grandin Farmers Coöperative Elevator Co., 292 U. S. 605; Baldwin v. G. A. F. Seelig, Inc., 293 U. S. 522; Grosjean v. Texas Co., 297 U. S. 697. Mr. Paul Windels for appellants. No appearance for appellee.

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No. 817. P. J. Carlin CONSTRUCTION CO. ET AL. V. HEANEY ET AL. Appeal from the Supreme Court of New York. Jurisdictional statement distributed March 28,

* For decisions on applications for certiorari, see post, pp. 647, 654; for rehearing, post, p. 691.

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1936. Decided April 6, 1936. Per Curiam: The appeal herein is dismissed for the want of jurisdiction. Section 237 (a) Judicial Code as amended by the Act of February 13, 1925 (43 Stat. 936, 937); Citizens National Bank v. Durr, 257 U. S. 99, 106; Jett Bros. Distilling Co. v. Carrollton, 252 U. S. 1, 5, 6; Indian Territory Co. v. Board of Equalization, 287 U. S. 573; Lewis v. New York, 289 U. S. 709. Treating the papers whereon the appeal was allowed as a petition for a writ of certiorari, $ 237 (c), Judicial Code as amended (43 Stat. 936, 938), certiorari is granted. Mr. Elmer Clyde Sherwood for appellants. Messrs. Henry Epstein and Joseph A. McLaughlin for appellees. Reported below: 269 N. Y. 93, 199 N. E. 16; 243 App. Div. 648, 277 N. Y. S. 754.

No. 787. NATIONAL CITY BANK OF NEW YORK CITY v. OELBERMANN ET AL. On petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

. April 6, 1936. Per Curiam: Petition for writ of certiorari granted. The judgment is modified by substituting a direction for a judgment of dismissal on the merits with costs in place of the direction for a new trial, and, as so modified, is affirmed. Baltimore & C. Line v. Redman, 295 U. S. 654. Messrs. Carl A. Mead and Frank A. F. Severance for petitioner. Messrs. Kenneth E. Walser and Ralph B. Evans for respondents. Reported below: 79 F. (2d) 534.

No. —, original. EX PARTE MORTIMER. April 6, 1936. The motion for leave to file petition for writ of mandamus is denied. Jessrs. Hubert E. Rogers, john T. Dooling, and John F. Condon, Jr., for petitioner.

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No. 15, original. TEXAS V. NEW MEXICO ET April 6, 1936. The answers of the defendants are received and ordered to be filed. The motion to make additional parties defendant is denied.

No. 168. MicHALEK v. UNITED STATES GYPSUM Co. On petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. April 13, 1936. Per Curiam: The petition for writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is reversed with respect to the fifth cause of action with directions to remand the case to the District Court for further proceedings. Schmidt v. Merchants Despatch Transportation Co., 270 N. Y. 287. Mr. William L. Clay for petitioner. Mr. E. Willoughby Middleton for respondent. Reported below: 76 F. (2d) 115.

No. —, original. EX PARTE O'TOOLE. April 13, 1936. The motion for leave to file petition for writ of habeas corpus is denied. Mr. Arthur O'Toole, pro se.

No. 772. MORF v. BINGAMAN, COMMISSIONER. Appeal from the District Court of the United States for the District of New Mexico. April 13, 1936. The motion to join in the appeal is granted.

No. 867. BROWN v. South CAROLINA. Appeal from the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Jurisdictional statement distributed April 11, 1936. Decided April 27, 1936. Per Curiam: The appeal herein is dismissed for the want of a final judgment. Bostwick v. Brinkerhoff, 106 Decisions Per Curiam, Etc.

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U. S. 3; Meagher v. Minnesota Thresher Mfg. Co., 145 U. S. 608, 610, 611; Georgia Ry. Co. v. Decatur, 262 U. S. 432, 437; Moran v. Loudoun National Bank, 297 U. S. 698. Mr. Sam M. Wolfe for appellant. No appearance for appellee. Reported below: 178 S. C. 294; 182 S. E. 838.

No. 869. MILES ET AL. v. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY OF INDIANA ET AL. Appeal from the Supreme Court of Indiana. Jurisdictional statement distributed April 18, 1936. Decided April 27, 1936. Per Curiam: The appeal herein is dismissed upon the ground that the appellants have failed to show any interest entitling them to invoke the protection of the Federal Constitution. Tyler v. Judges of Court of Registration, 179 U. S. 405, 406, 407, 410; Southern Ry. Co.v. King, 217 U. S. 524, 534; Standard Stock Food Co. v. Wright, 225 U. S. 540, 550. Messrs. Walter Bachrach, Schuyler C. Mowrer, and Martin M. Ilugg for appellants. Messrs. Philip Lutz, Jr., Joseph W'. Hutchinson, and Joseph P. McNamara for appellees. Reported below : 209 Ind. —; 199 N. E. 372.

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No. 921. COLLINS v. STREITZ. Appeal from the Supreme Court of Arizona. Motion to dismiss distributed April 25, 1936. Decided May 4, 1936. Per Curiam: The motion of the appellee to dismiss the appeal herein is granted and the appeal is dismissed for the want of properly presented substantial federal questions. (1) Central Loan & Trust Co. v. Campbell, 173 U. S. 84, 98: Hammond Packing Co. v. Arkansas, 212 U. S. 322, 349; Ownbey v. Morgan, 256 U. S. 94, 111; Washington v. Superior Court, 289 U. S. 361, 366; (2) Cleveland & Pittsburgh R. Co. v. Cleveland, 235 C. S. 50, 53; Hiawassee Power Co. v. Carolina-Tennessee Co., 252 U. S. 341, 341;

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Whitney v. California, 274 U. S. 357, 360; White River Co. v. Arkansas, 279 U. S. 692, 700. Mr. John W. Ray for appellant. Mr. Thomas A. Flynn for appellee. Reported below : 54 P. (20) 264.

No. —, original. EX PARTE POLLITT. May 4, 1936. The motion for leave to file petition for writ of habeas corpus is denied. Mr. Basil H. Pollitt, pro se.

Nos. 956 and 957. MOUNTAIN STATES POWER Co. v. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF MONTANA ET AL. May 4, 1936. The motion for injunction pending appeal is granted upon condition that the impounding be continued, as provided by the restraining order in the court below, and that bond be given in the same amount as therein provided. The order to be settled on notice. MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS dissents. Mr. Hance H. Cleland for appellant in support of the motion. Mr. A. H. Angstman for appellees in opposition thereto.

No. 872. SMITH, COLLECTOR OF REVENUE, ET AL. v. AJAX PIPE LINE Co. On certificate from the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Motion submitted May 4, 1936. Decided May 18, 1936. Per Curiam: The motion to bring up the entire record and cause is denied. The certificate is dismissed. Jewell v. Knight, 123 U. S. 426, 433; Cross v. Evans, 167 U. S. 60, 63; B. & 0. R. Co. v. Interstate Commerce Comm'n, 215 U. S. 216, 221; United States v. Mayer, 235 U. S. 55, 66; Larabee Flour Mills Co. v. First National Bank of Dublin, 290 U. S. 594; Mantle Lamp Co. v. Aluminum Products Co., 297 U.S. 638. Mr. William L. Vandeventer for Smith et al. Messrs. Charles F. Newman and L. G. Owen for Ajax Pipe Line Co.

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