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Decisions Per Curiam, Etc. 309 U. S.

JUSTICE BLACK and MR. JUSTICE Douglas are of the opinion that the order should be affirmed without modification. Mr. Thomas F. Magner for petitioner. Solicitor General Biddle and Mr. Charles Fahy for respondent. Reported below: 106 F.2d 61.

No. 735. GoRDON ET AL. v. WIRTZ ET AL. Appeal from the Supreme Court of Mississippi. March 11, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of jurisdiction. Section 237 (a), Judicial Code, as amended by the Act of February 13, 1925 (43 Stat. 936, 937). Treating the papers whereon the appeal was allowed as a petition for writ of certiorari, as required by § 237 (c) of the Judicial Code (43 Stat. 936, 938), certiorari is denied. Messrs. Marcellus Green, Garmer W. Green, and C. C. Moody for appellants. Messrs. William Webb Venable and Charles H. Watson for appellees. Reported below: 192 So. 29.

No. 742. ARTHUR v. INDIANA. Appeal from the Supreme Court of Indiana. March 11, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of a substantial federal question. Hendrick v. Maryland, 235 U. S. 610; Hicklin v. Coney, 290 U. S. 169, 173; Carley & Hamilton v. Snook, 281 U. S. 66, 72–73. Messrs. Sherman Minton and William C. Erbecker for appellant. Messrs. Omer Stokes Jackson, Attorney General of Indiana, Joseph W. Hutchinson, and Reacell A. Boyd, Deputy Attorneys General, for appellee. Reported below: 216 Ind.—; 23 N.E.2d 674.

No. 750. EDGAR BROTHERS Co. v. HEAD, STATE REVENUE CoMMIssionER. Appeal from the Court of Appeals of Georgia. March 11, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion

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to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for want of a substantial federal question. Underwood Typewriter Co. v. Chamberlain, 254 U. S. 113; Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton, Ltd., v. State Tax Commission, 266 U. S. 271; Matson Navigation Co. v. State Board, 297 U. S. 441; Ford Motor Co. v. Beauchamp, 308 U. S. 331. Mr. Orville A. Park for appellant. Messrs. B. B. Zellars and Marshall L. Allison for appellee. Reported below: 60 Ga. App. 482; 4 S. E. 2d 71.

No. 562. CoNNOR v. CALIFoRNIA ET AL. Certiorari, 308 U. S. 547, to the Supreme Court of California. March 25, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion for a writ of certiorari to correct a diminution of the record is denied. The motion to remand is granted, the judgment is vacated and the cause is remanded to the Supreme Court of California for further consideration of the application for habeas corpus. Frank S. Connor, prose and Mr. H. Thomas Austern for petitioner. Messrs. Earl Warren, Attorney General of California, and Everett W. Mattoom, Assistant Attorney General, for respondents. Reported below: 15 Cal.2d 161.

No. 87. WHITE v. TEXAs. On petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. March 25, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion for leave to file a petition for rehearing is granted, and the petition for rehearing is also granted. The order entered November 13, 1939, 308 U. S. 608, is vacated. The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment is reversed. Chambers v. Florida, ante, p. 227; Canty v. Alabama, ante, p. 629. The mandate is ordered to issue forthwith. Mr. Carter Wesley for petitioner. Reported below: 139 Texas Crim. Rep. —; 128 S. W. 2d 51.

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No. 698. FRAME v. HUDSPETH, WARDEN. On petition for writ of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. March 25, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for certiorari is also granted, and, upon consent of the Solicitor General, the judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeals is reversed and the cause remanded to the District Court for the purpose of making a full inquiry into the mental status of the petitioner at the time he entered the pleas of guilty. Perry Frame, pro se. Reported below: 109 F. 2d 356.

No. 463. BERGER, RECEIVER, v. CHASE NATIONAL BANK;

No. 464. ScHRAM, RECEIVER, v. SAME;

No. 465. WARDELL, RECEIVER, v. SAME;

No. 466. YoUNG, SUCCESSOR TO HARDEE, RECEIVER, v. SAME; and

No. 467. FEUCHT ET AL., LIQUIDATING TRUSTEES, v. SAME. On petition for writs of certiorari to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. March 25, 1940. The petition for writs of certiorari is granted, and the judgments of the Circuit Court of Appeals are affirmed. Woodring v. Wardell, ante, p. 527; Inland Waterways Corp. v. Young, ante, p. 517. The CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE McREYNoLDs, and MR. JUSTICE Roberts dissent. MR. JUSTICE MURPHY took no part in the consideration or decision of this cause. Messrs. John Vance Hewitt, Swagar Sherley, Charles F. Wilson, Brice Clagett, George B. Springston, Martin Conboy, and George P. Barse for petitioners. Mr. Henry Root Stern for respondent. Reported below: 105 F. 2d 1001.

No. 781. RAYBURN ET AL. v. RICHARDSON ET AL. Appeal from the Court of Civil Appeals, 5th Supreme Judi

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cial District, of Texas. March 25, 1940. Per Curiam: The appeal is dismissed for want of a substantial federal question. Hendrick v. Maryland, 235 U. S. 610; Sproles v. Binford, 286 U.S. 374,388-389; Hicklin v. Coney, 290 U. S. 169, 173. Mr. William H. Snyder for appellants. Messrs. Gerald C. Mann and Glenn R. Lewis for appellees. Reported below: 131 S. W. 2d 1000.

No. 788. GREEN PoinT SAVINGS BANK v. BoARD OF Zoning APPEALs of THE Town of HEMPSTEAD ET AL. Appeal from the Supreme Court of New York. March 25, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for the want of a properly presented substantial federal question. (1) Cleveland & Pittsburgh R. Co. v. Cleveland, 235 U.S. 50, 53; Hiawassee Power Co. v. Carolina-Tenn. Co., 252 U.S. 341, 344; White River Co. v. Arkansas, 279 U. S. 692, 700; (2) Euclid v. Ambler, 272 U.S. 365; Zahn v. Board of Public Works, 274 U.S. 325; Lewis v. Mayor, 290 U. S. 585. Mr. Irving Mariash for appellant. Mr. Franklin T. Voelker for appellees. Reported below: 257 App. Div. 843; 281 N. Y. 534; 12 N. Y. S. 2d 79; 24 N. E. 2d 319.

No. —, original. Ex PARTE LOUIS E. SIMMONDs; and

No. —, original. Ex PARTE HENRY LONG. March 25, 1940. Motions for leave to file petitions for writs of habeas corpus denied.

No. 621. WILES v. PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE Co. March 25, 1940. Petition for leave to file an amended complaint denied. Edmond L. Wiles, pro se. Reported below: 107 F.2d 696.

No. 355. UNITED STATES v. Moscow FIRE INSURANCE Co. ET AL. See post, p. 697.

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No. 152. CHANNAN SINGH v. HAFF, DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION. Certiorari, 308 U. S. 533, to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Argued March 26, 1940. Decided April 1, 1940. Per Curiam: The judgment is affirmed. Low Wah Suey v. Backus, 225 U. S. 460, 468; Zakonaite v. Wolf, 226 U. S. 272, 275; Bilokumsky v. Tod, 263 U. S. 149, 157. Mr. Marshall B. Woodworth submitted for petitioner. Mr. Gerard D. Reilly, with whom Solicitor General Biddle, Assistant Attorney General Rogge, and Messrs. George F. Kneip, W. Marvin Smith, and Albert E. Reitzel were on the brief, for respondent. Reported below: 103 F.2d 303.

No. 809. PEOPLES GAS LIGHT & Co.KE Co. v. HART ET AL. Appeal from the Supreme Court of Illinois. April 1, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed for the want of a substantial federal question. Los Angeles Gas Co. v. Railroad Commission, 289 U. S. 287, 304–305; Lindheimer v. Illinois Tel. Co., 292 U.S. 151,164; Dayton Power & Light Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, 292 U. S. 290, 298; Townsend v. Yeomans, 301 U. S. 441, 450–451. Messrs. Francis L. Daily, Clay Judson, William P. Sidley, and James F. Oates, Jr. for appellant. Messrs. John E. Cassidy, Montgomery S. Winning, Harry R. Booth, and Barnet Hodes for appellees. Reported below: 367 Ill. 435; 373 id. 31; 287 Ill. App. 379; 5 N. E. 2d 285; 11 N. E. 2d 929; 25 N. E. 2d 482.

No. 14, original. McCULLOUGH ET AL., DoING BUSINESS As McCULLOUGH Tool Co., v. CoSGRAVE, JUDGE, FoR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT Court, SouTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA. April 1, 1940. Per Curiam: The motion for leave to file petition for mandamus is granted, and the

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