Cincinnati Siemens-Lungren Gas Illuminating Company v. Western Siemens-Lungren Company
Statement by Mr. Justice BREWER: On February 25, 1889, the defendant in error, a corporation of the state of Illinois, commenced its action in the circuit court of the United States for the southern district of Ohio to recover from the defendant, a corporation created under the laws of Ohio, the sum of $6,922.64 for goods and merchandise. The defendant appeared, and filed an answer and cross petition. A trial was had before a jury, which, on February 10, 1890, returned a verdict for the plaintiff in the sum of $5,752.34. This amount was reduced by the plaintiff, in accordance with the opinion of the court, by the sum of $127.90, and for the balance, with interest, a judgment was entered. To reverse such judgment, defendant sued out a writ of error from this court.
J. W. Warrington, for plaintiff in error.
Lowrey Jackson, for defendant in error.
Mr. Justice BREWER, after stating the facts in the foregoing language, delivered the opinion of the court.