Burke v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company
J. I. LAMPRECHT and F. M. Aiken, Trustees,
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, the Kern Trading &
Oil Company, and T. S. Minot.
Nos. 279, 280.
Argued January 13, 14, 1913.
Decided June 22, 1914.
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Messrs. Frederic R. Kellogg, Roberts Walker, and Edmund Burke, in propria persona, for appellant in No. 279.
Messrs. D. J. Hinkley, T. H. Hogsett, and T. J. Butler for appellants in No. 280.
Messrs. Maxwell Evarts, Henry W. Clark, Gordon M. Buck, and A. A. Hoehling, Jr., for appellees.
Solicitors General Bullitt and Davis, Assistant Attorney General Knaebel, and Mr. B. D. Townsend for the United States.
Messrs. Charles W. Bunn and Charles Donnelly for the Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
Mr. Justice Van Devanter delivered the opinion of the court: