Silas Mason Company v. Tax Commission of Washington
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Mr. B. H. Kizer, of Spokane, Wash., for appellants Silas Mason Co. and others.
Mr. E. P. Donnelly, of Seattle, Wash., for appellees Tax Commission of Washington and others.
Messrs. John W. Davis, of New York City, and B. H. Kizer, of Spokane, Wash., for appellant Ryan.
Messrs. E. P. Donnelly, of Seattle, Wash., and E. W. Schwellenbach, of Ephrata, Wash., for appellees State of Washington and others.
Mr. Stanley Reed, Sol. Gen., of Washington, D.C., for the United States, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court.
Mr. Chief Justice HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.