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Decisions Per Curiam, Etc. 309 U. S.

No. 845. FLORIDA Ex REL. YoEMAN v. CITY of SARASOTA; and

No. 846. FLORIDA Ex REL. GARLAND v. SAME. Appeals from the Supreme Court of Florida. April 22, 1940. Per Curiam: The motions to dismiss are granted and the appeals are dismissed for the reason that the judgments of the state court are based upon a non-federal ground adequate to support them. Farson, Son & Co. v. Bird, 248 U. S. 268, 271; Doyle v. Atwell, 261 U. S. 590; McCoy v. Shaw, 277 U.S. 302. Messrs. Stuart B. Warren, George W. Wylie, and J. Velma Keen for appellants. Messrs. J. J. Williams, Jr. and Francis C. Dart for appellee. Reported below: 141 Fla. 256; 142 id. 371; 194 So. 875; 193 id. 299.

No. 836. SUPERIOR Court of CALIFoRNIA, IN AND FOR THE CITY AND County of SAN FRANCISCO, ET AL. v. Eva Ns, BUILDING AND LOAN COMMISSIONER. Appeal from the Supreme Court of California. April 22, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for the want of a properly presented federal question. Godchaur Co. v. Estopinal, 251 U. S. 179; Rooker v. Fidelity Trust Co., 261 U. S. 114, 117; Herndon v. Georgia, 295 U. S. 441, 443. Messrs. Wm. M. Cannon and W. H. Orrick for appellants. Messrs. O. K. Cushing, Charles S. Cushing, Everett S. Layman, and Bartley C. Crum for appellee. Reported below: 14 Cal. 2d 563; 96 P. 2d 107.

No. 838. Moon v. Jon Es, County CLERK; and

No. 862. FRANKLIN Society For HoME BUILDING & SAVINGs v. BENNETT, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL. Appeals from the Supreme Court of New York. April 22, 1940. Per Curiam: The motions to dismiss are granted and the appeals are dismissed for want of a substantial federal question. Bell's Gap R. Co. v. Pennsylvania, 134

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U. S. 232, 237; Northwestern Life Ins. Co. v. Wisconsin, 247 U. S. 132, 138–139; Alward v. Johnson, 282 U. S. 509, 513–514. Messrs. Seth T. Cole, Martin Saare, Edward F. Colladay, and S. F. Colladay for appellant in No. 838. Messrs. James A. Davis and Leon Quat for appellant in No. 862. Messrs. John J. Bennett, Jr., Attorney General of New York, Henry Epstein, Solicitor General, and Jack Goodman, Assistant Attorney General, for appellees. Reported below: No. 838, 282 N. Y. 553; 24 N. E. 2d 981; 25 N. E. 2d 396. No. 862, 257 App. Div. 486; 282 N. Y. 79; 14 N. Y. S.2d 49; 24 N. E. 2d 854.

No. 87. WHITE v. TEXAs. Certiorari, ante, p. 631, to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. April 22, 1940. This cause is set for May 20, 1940, in order to afford to the State of Texas the opportunity to present its contentions upon the questions set forth in subdivisions (e), (f), (g), (h), and (j) of paragraph 4 of its petition for rehearing. The case will be heard on briefs and oral argument, or on briefs alone if that is desired, briefs to be filed and served on or before the date above mentioned. Mr. Carter Wesley for petitioner. Messrs. Gerald C. Mann, Attorney General of Texas, George W. Barcus, Assistant Attorney General, and Lloyd W. Davidson. for respondent. Reported below: 139 Texas Crim. —-; 128 S. W. 2d 51.

No. —, original. Ex PARTE ALBERT LEIGHTON. April 22, 1940. Motion for leave to file petition for writ of mandamus denied.

No. —, original. Ex PARTE SAMUEL WHITE; and No. —, original. Ex PARTE JAMEs J. WALSH. April 22, 1940. Motions for leave to file petitions for writs of

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Application denied.

No. 499. FEDERAL CoMMUNICATION's CoMMIssiox v. SANDERS BROTHERs RADIO STATION. April 22, 1940. The opinion in this case is amended by inserting the word “financially” between the words “be” and “injured,” in the last line on page 5, and by striking from the opinion the first full sentence, beginning “In” and ending “remedy,” on page 6. The petition for rehearing is denied.

Opinion reported as amended, ante, p. 470.

DECISIONS GRANTING CERTIORARI, FROM JANUARY 16, 1940, THROUGH APRIL 22, 1940.

No. 582. PUERTO RICO v. RUBERT HERMANos, INC. January 29, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit granted. Messrs. William Cattron Rigby, Nathan R. Margold, and George A. Malcolm for petitioner. Mr. Henri Brown for respondent. By leave of Court, Solicitor General Jackson filed a brief on behalf of the United States, as amicus curiae, in support of the petition. Reported below: 106 F.2d 754.

No. 587. UNITED STATES v. CITY AND County of SAN FRANCISCo. January 29, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. Solicitor General Jackson for the United States. Messrs. John J. O’Toole, Dion R. Holm, Robert M. Searls, and Garret W. McEnerney for respondent. Reported below: 106 F.2d 569.

No. 595. KERSH LAKE DRAINAGE DISTRICT ET AL. v. JoHNSON. January 29, 1940. Petition for writ of 309 U. S. Decisions Granting Certiorari.

certiorari to the Supreme Court of Arkansas granted. Mr. George B. Rose for petitioners. Messrs. Charles T. Coleman and Walter G. Riddick for respondent. Reported below: 198 Ark. 743; 131 S. W. 2d 620; 132 S. W. 2d 658.

No. 579. UNION Joint STOCK LAND BANK OF DETROIT v. BYERLY. January 29, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted. Messrs A. G. Masters and Ralph G. Martin for petitioner. Messrs. Elmer McClain and William Lemke for respondent. Reported below: 106 F. 2d 576.

No. 597. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH Co. v. NESTER ET AL., CoPARTNERs. January 29, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. Messrs. Francis R. Stark, Alfred Sutro, Oscar Lawler, and Francis R. Kirkham for petitioner. Mr. Earl C. Demoss for respondents. Reported below: 106 F. 2d 587.

No. 593. PERKINS, SECRETARY, ET AL. v. LUKENS STEEL Co. ET AL. February 5, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted. Solicitor General Jackson for petitioners. Messrs. William Clarke Mason, O. Mar Gardner, Frederick H. Knight, Harold F. McGuire, and Roberts B. Thomas for respondents. Reported below: 70 App. D. C. 354; 107 F.2d 627.

No. 613. UNITED STATES v. GEORGE S. BUSH & Co. February 5, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals granted. Solicitor

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General Jackson for the United States. Mr. George R. Tuttle for respondent. Reported below: 27 C. C. P. A. (Customs) —; 104 F. 2d 368.

No. 426. HELVERING, CoMMISSIONER of INTERNAL REVENUE, v. LEONARD. February 5, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted. Solicitor General Jackson for petitioner. Messrs. J. Donald Duncan and James B. Alley for respondent. Reported below: 105 F. 2d 900.

No. 427. HELVERING, CoMMISSIONER of INTERNAL REVENUE, v. FULLER. February 5, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted. Solicitor General Jackson for petitioner. Mr. Lucius F. Robinson for respondent. Reported below: 105 F. 2d 903.

No. 632. CANTwelL ET AL. v. CoNNECTICUT. See ante, p. 626.

No. 638. APEx Hosiery Co. v. LEADER ET AL. February 26, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted. Messrs. Sylvan H. Hirsch, Allen J. Levin, Arno P. Mowitz, and Stanley Folz for petitioner. Messrs. Isadore Katz and A. J. Nydick for respondents. Reported below: 108 F. 2d 71.

No. 662. DAMPSKIBSSELSKABET DANNEBROG ET AL. v. SIGNAL OIL & GAs Co. February 26, 1940. Petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted. Messrs. Lane Summers, W. H.

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