Houston, East & West Texas Railway Company v. United States

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234 U.S. 342

Houston, East & West Texas Railway Company  v.  United States



UNITED STATES, the Interstate Commerce Commission et al.

No. 568.

Nos. 567 and 568.

Argued October 28 and 29, 1913.

Decided June 8, 1914.

[Syllabus from pages 342-344 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. Hiram M. Garwood, James G. Wilson, and Maxwell Evarts for appellants in No. 567.

Messrs. Thomas J. Freeman, George Thompson, and W. L. Hall for appellants in No. 568.

Assistant Attorney General Denison and Mr. Thurlow M. Gordon for the United States.

Mr. P. J. Farrell for the Interstate Commerce Commission.

Messrs. R. G. Pleasant, Luther M. Walter, John S. Burchmore, M. W. Borders, and W. M. Barrow for intervener, the Railroad Commission of Louisiana, in No. 567.

Mr. Justice Hughes delivered the opinion of the court:


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