James Clark Distilling Company v. Western Maryland Railway Company

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James Clark Distilling Company v. Western Maryland Railway Company by Edward Douglass White
Court Documents
Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

242 U.S. 311


 Argued: May 10 and 11, 1915. ---

Ordered for reargument November 8 and 9, 1916.

Decided January 8, 1917.

[Syllabus from pages 311-313 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. Lawrence Maxwell, Joseph S. Graydon, Walter C. Capper, and J. Phillip Roman for appellant.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 313-315 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. W. B. Wheeler and Fred O. Blue for the state of West Virginia.

Mr. Wiley E. Jones, Attorney General of Arizona, Mr. Clifford Walker, Attorney General of Georgia, Mr. J. H. Peterson, Attorney General of Idaho, Mr. George Cosson, Attorney General of Iowa, Mr. S. M. Brewster, Attorney General of Kansas, Mr. Ross Collins, Attorney General of Mississippi, Mr. T. W. Bickett, Attorney General of North Carolina, Mr. Henry J. Linde, Attorney General of North Dakota, Mr. S. P. Freeling, Attorney General of Oklahoma, Mr. George M. Brown, Attorney General of Oregon, Mr. Thomas H. Peebles, Attorney General of South Carolina, Mr. Frank M. Thompson, Attorney General of Tennessee, Mr. John Garland Pollard, Attorney General of Virginia, Mr. W. V. Tanner, Attorney General of Washington, and Mr. William L. Martin, Attorney General of Alabama, as amici curiae.

Mr. Chief Justice White delivered the opinion of the court:


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