In re District of Columbia
Argued January 21, 1901, and leave granted to submit brief on behalf of interested parties.
Decided February 11, 1901.
Messrs. Robert A. Howard and L. A. Pradt, Assistant Attorney General, for petitioner.
Mr. A. A. Hoehling, Jr., was granted leave to submit brief on behalf of interested parties.
Mr. Chief Justice Fuller delivered the opinion of the court: