Johnson v. Manhattan Railway Company

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United States Supreme Court

289 U.S. 479

Johnson  v.  Manhattan Railway Company

 Argued: and Submitted April 18, 19, 1933. --- Decided: May 29, 1933

[Syllabus from pages 479-481 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Charles Franklin, of New York City (Messrs. Alfred C. B. McNevin, Herbert Goldmark, and Leonard H. Goldenson, all of New York City, on the brief), for petitioner Johnson.

Mr. Louis Boehm, of New York City (Messrs. Harry Shulman, of New Haven, Conn., and Samuel Zeiger, Harry M. Edelstein, and Elliot S. Benedict, all of New York City, on the brief), for petitioner Boehm.

Mr. Nathan L. Miller, of New York City (Messrs. William W. Miller, Carl M. Owen, and Harold J. Gallagher, all of New York City, on the brief), for respondents Victor J. Dowling and others.

Mr. Harold McCollom, of New York City (Mr. Edward Cornell, of New York City, on the brief), for respondent Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co.

Mr. Cloyd Laporte, of New York City, for respondent Committee for the Protection of the Holders of Ten-Year 6 Per Cent. Gold Notes of Interborough Rapid Transit Co.

Mr. John W. Davis, of New York City (Mr. Edwin S. S. Sunderland, of New York City, on the brief), for respondents Committee Acting for Interborough Rapid Transit Company 7 Per Cent. Secured Notes and others.

Messrs. Charles E. Hughes, Jr., and Allan S. Hubbard, both of New York City, for respondent William Roberts.

Mr. Paxton Blair, of New York City (Messrs. Boykin C. Wright and Clifton Murphy, both of New York City, on the brief), for respondents Van S. Merle-Smith and others.

Messrs. James L. Quackenbush and Louis S.C.arpenter, both of New York City (Mr. J. Osgood Nichols, of New York City, on the brief), for respondent Interborough Rapid Transit Co.

Messrs. Charles H. Tuttle and Paris S. Russell, both of New York City (Messrs. Breed, Abbott & Morgan and W. K. Petigrue, all of New York City, on the brief), for respondent American Brake & Shoe Foundry Co.

Messrs. Arthur J. W. Hilly, Edgar J. Kohler and Frank E. Carstarphen, all of New York City, filed brief for the City of New York as amicus curiae.

[Argument of Counsel from page 482 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).