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VOLUME 276

CASES ADJUDGED

IN

THE SUPREME COURT

AT

OCTOBER TERM, 1927
FROM JANUARY 16, 1928, TO AND

INCLUDING APRIL 9, 1928

ERNEST KNAEBEL

REPORTER

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON

1928

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JUSTICES

OF THE

SUPREME COURT

DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS 1

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, CHIEF JUSTICE.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIS VAN DEVANTER, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
JAMES CLARK McREYNOLDS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
GEORGE SUTHERLAND, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
PIERCE BUTLER, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
EDWARD T. SANFORD, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
HARLAN FISKE STONE, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.

JOHN G. SARGENT, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
WILLIAM D, MITCHELL, SOLICITOR GENERAL.
CHARLES ELMORE CROPLEY, CLERK.
FRANK KEY GREEN, MARSHAL.

1 For allotment of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices among the several circuits, see p. IV, post.

III

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

OCTOBER TERM, 1926 1

ORDER OF ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES It is ordered, That the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this Court among the circuits, agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz:

For the First Circuit, OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, Associate Justice.

For the Second Circuit, HARLAN FISKE STONE, Associate Justice.

For the Third Circuit, Louis DEMBITZ BRANDEIS, Associate Justice.

For the Fourth Circuit, William H. Taft, Chief Justice.

For the Fifth Circuit, EDWARD T. SANFORD, Associate Justice.

For the Sixth Circuit, James C. McREYNOLDS, Associate Justice.

For the Seventh Circuit, PIERCE BUTLER, Associate Justice.

For the Eighth Circuit, Willis Van DEVANTER, Associate Justice.

For the Ninth Circuit, GEORGE SUTHERLAND, Associate Justice. March 16, 1925.

ILLIAM

1 For next previous allotment, see 268 U. S., p. IV.

IV

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

Monday, FEBRUARY 20, 1928

VT

RUARY

ORDER

On the application of the Clerk, pursuant to Section 221 of the Judicial Code, it is ordered that Horatio Stonier be, and he is hereby, appointed a Deputy Clerk of this Court.

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