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May 18 1908 (FN)

Reuben Quick Bear Vs. Leupp

Court : US Supreme Court

..... 362, c. 296; 21 stat. 292, c. 251; 22 stat. 30, c. 46; 25 stat. 895, c. 405; 26 stat. 146, 344." " * * * *" "accordingly, the following contracts were made by the united states with various sectarian organizations for the education of indian children from 'tribal funds' for the fiscal year ending june 30, 1906:" --------------------------------------------------------------------- name of school ..... funds for educational purposes under treaty stipulations, contracts were also made with the mission schools of the different denominations payable out of the treaty funds. in 1876, congress began the general appropriation 'for the support ..... among indian tribes not otherwise provided for, i.e., among tribes not having treaty stipulations providing funds for educational purposes, and these appropriations continued until 1876. contracts were made annually with the mission schools of the different denominations, payable out of this appropriation for the education of indian pupils. as to the tribes having ..... plaintiffs ask relief, as follows:" "i. that a permanent injunction issue against the said francis e. leupp, commissioner of indian affairs, to restrain him from executing any contract with the said bureau of catholic indian missions of washington, district of columbia, or any other sectarian organization whatever, for the support, education, or maintenance of any .....

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Mar 23 1908 (FN)

Ex Parte Young

Court : US Supreme Court

..... virginia had for its object to compel, by indirection, the performance of the contract which that commonwealth was alleged to have made with bondholders -- such performance, on the part of the state, to be effected by means of orders in a federal circuit court ..... it is said that the ayers case is not applicable here, because the orders made by the federal circuit court had for their object to compel virginia to perform its contract with bondholders, which is not this case. but that difference between the ayers case and this case cannot affect the principle involved. the proceeding against the attorney general of ..... against taxpayers, who, although they may have tendered tax-receivable coupons, are charged as delinquents, cannot be alleged against them as an individual act in violation of any legal or contract rights of such taxpayers." again: "the relief sought is against the defendants, not in their individual, but in their representative, capacity as officers of the state of virginia. the ..... the state was said not to be against the state, although the complainants sought to restrain the defendants, officials of the state, from violating, under an unconstitutional act, the complainants' contract with the state, and thereby working irreparable damage to the property rights of the complainants. osborn v. united states bank, supra, was cited, and it was stated: "but the .....

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Mar 16 1908 (FN)

Armour Packing Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... words, the court has unloaded upon congress the injustice which the construction placed by it upon the statute accomplishes. to my mind, a better way would be to enforce the contract and thus secure justice in this case, leaving to congress the enactment of additional legislation, if deemed necessary, to prevent the possibilities of secret arrangements between carrier and shipper. i ..... , and could have been enforced by the packing company against the railway company, but, according to the ruling of the court, the railway company was authorized arbitrarily to break the contract, raise the amount to be paid for transportation, thus unsettling the business of the shipper, even, it may be, to the extent of wholly destroying it. sustaining under those ..... remote from the place of delivery, and through a number of districts of the united states. if it was contemplated that the crime could only be committed when the carriage contracted for was concluded, quite a different provision would have been inserted than the one requiring punishment in the district where committed. congress, in passing this act and providing for ..... contention. upon august 17, 1905, the packing company delivered at kansas city, kansas, to the burlington company, sixty-seven tierces of oleo oil, property of the character covered by the contract, for export to christiania, norway, and upon receipt thereof at kansas city, kansas, the burlington company issued and delivered a bill of lading, agreeing to carry the same to the .....

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Jan 06 1908 (FN)

Williamson Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... if an applicant has in good faith complied with the requirements of the second section of the act, and, pending the publication of notice, has contracted to convey, after patent, his rights in the land, his so doing could operate to forfeit his right. these conclusions are directly sustained by a ..... the statute requires an applicant, after he has made his preliminary sworn statement concerning the bona fides of his application and the absence of any contract or agreement in respect to the title, to additionally swear to such facts after notice of his application has been published and the time ..... the timber and stone act, as to the purpose for which they desired to acquire land, etc., and as it is conceded that no formal contracts were executed between the alleged conspirators and the proposed entrymen, and the alleged understandings were of an ambiguous nature, and proof of the conspiracy depended ..... on speculation, and not in good faith to appropriate such lands to their own exclusive use and benefit respectively, and would have made agreements and contracts with them, the said john newton williamson, van gesner and marion r. biggs, by which the titles which they might acquire from the said ..... appropriated to the own exclusive use and benefit of those persons, respectively, and that they had not directly or indirectly made any agreement, or contract in any way or manner, with any other person or persons whomsoever, by which the titles which they might acquire from the said united states .....

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May 17 1909 (FN)

Ceballos and Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... enlisted men. as it is not questioned by the united states that civil officials representing the spanish government in the philippines were entitled, both under the oral and written contracts, to cabin accommodations, we have assumed that construction to be well founded. it follows from the reasoning heretofore employed that the wives and children of such officials were likewise ..... usual rations furnished under spanish regulations." "i will furnish a satisfactory bond for the faithful fulfillment of this service." this bid was accepted, and on march 4, 1899, a contract was executed between the secretary of war and ceballos & company, by their attorney in fact which, omitting the attestation clause and signatures, is as follows: "whereas, under the ..... by the secretary of war," that expression not embracing wives and children of officers, but embracing all designated persons other than officers and their wives and children. a contract carrying out treaty obligations should be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes intended by the treaty. in the light of all the surrounding circumstances, it will not ..... , providing certain accommodations for officers and steerage accommodations for men and other persons designated by the secretary of war, the fact that in the performance of the cuban contract the wives and children of the officers were given similar cabin accommodations to those of their respective husbands and fathers, and the united states had paid therefor the higher .....

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Feb 23 1909 (FN)

Hammond Packing Co. Vs. Arkansas

Court : US Supreme Court

..... . various defenses under the constitution of the united states were specifically advanced, as follows: first, that to revoke the permit for the causes alleged would impair the obligations of the contract which had resulted from the issue of the permit; and, second, that to grant the relief prayed would violate the equal protection, due process, ex post facto, and interstate commerce ..... foreign corporation from continuing to do business is but the correlative of its authority to prevent such corporation from coming into the state unless, by the act of admission, some contract right in favor of the corporation arose, which we shall hereafter consider, it follows that the prohibition against continuing to do business in the state because of acts done beyond ..... right of equality, it is argued that a permit to do business could not be revoked for causes not made applicable to domestic corporations without impairing the obligations of the contract which arose from the permit. american smelting company v. colorado, 204 u. s. 103 . with this proposition in hand -- which is not denied by the state -- the argument insists that ..... the latter were expressly embraced in the statute. the contention that to apply the law to domestic corporations would, as to such corporations, cause it to be repugnant to the contract clause of the constitution is without merit. the chartered right to do a particular business did not operate to deprive the state of its lawful police authority, and therefore the .....

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Dec 12 1910 (FN)

Thompson Vs. Thompson

Court : US Supreme Court

..... without his participation or sanction: provided, that no married woman shall have power to make any contract as surety or as guarantor, or as accommodation drawer, acceptor, maker, or indorser." the court below held that these provisions did not authorize an ..... unmarried, and upon judgments recovered against them execution may be issued as if they were unmarried; nor shall any husband be liable upon any contract made by his wife in her own name and upon her own responsibility, nor for any tort committed separately by her out of his presence ..... . reading this section, it is apparent that its purposes, among others, were to enable a married woman to engage in business and to make contracts free from the intervention or control of the husband, and to maintain actions separately for the recovery, security, and protection of her property. at the ..... , without his participation or sanction: provided, that no married woman shall have power to make any contract as surety or guarantor, or as accommodation drawer, acceptor, maker, or indorser." in construing a statute, the courts are to have in mind the ..... were unmarried, and upon judgments recovered against them execution may be issued as if they were unmarried; nor shall any husband be liable upon any contract made by his wife in her own name and upon her own responsibility, nor for any tort committed separately by her out of his presence .....

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Nov 28 1910 (FN)

United States Vs. Ansonia Brass and Copper Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... assembled, that the secretary of the treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized to make partial payments, from time to time, upon existing contracts and all contracts hereafter made for the construction of vessels for the treasury department, but not in excess of 75 percent of the amount of the value ..... quality." "if the trigg company should fail to begin or prosecute the work in accordance with the specifications, which were made part of the contract, the contract might be annulled by the government. in that case, all payments were to cease, and all money or reserved percentage must page 218 u. ..... in the building of the vessel, who might become entitled, by reason of such claims against the company, to liens upon the property. the contract was made with the virginia corporation, and it was intended that the bond required of the trigg company should protect the government against rights arising ..... lessens the binding force of the clear and distinct provisions of 211 as to ownership. the parties therein dealt with a specific part of the contract, they expressed themselves clearly upon the subject, and it is not to be presumed, in the absence of clear expression or necessary implication, that ..... trigg company should be responsible for and pay all liabilities incurred in the prosecution of the work for labor and materials." "section 9 of the contract was as follows:" " it is further agreed by and between the parties hereto that, until final inspection and acceptance of, and payment for, all .....

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Feb 21 1910 (FN)

Wright Vs. Georgia R. and Banking Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... the limit of the fixed capital, it was provided that the engagements of the company should not exceed the company's capital, and that the officers and directors who should contract beyond that capital should be jointly and severally liable to the contractors and to the corporation. finally, no power was given to issue bonds, the usual incident to any modern ..... entered was one which reversed the judgment below and directed that the proceeding be dismissed for want of jurisdiction. this judgment in no way involved the construction of this exemption contract, nor the liability of the georgia railroad company to taxation upon its property, or otherwise, and does not therefore have any efficacy as an estoppel. there was therefore no error ..... of the legislature of that state to stipulate for either an entire or partial exemption from taxation. it is therefore not denied by the state that the charter constitutes a contract which may not be impaired by subsequent legislation. in view of this concession, we are only called upon to decide the extent of the charter exemption, and, incidentally, its duration ..... express limitation and method of taxation, such as in this case, by any method other than that specified therein, impairs the obligation of the charter and is unconstitutional under the contract clause of the federal constitution. a state statute authorizing or directing the grant or transfer of the privileges of a corporation which enjoys immunity from taxation or regulation should not .....

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Dec 16 1912 (FN)

United States Vs. Reading Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... removed forever. upon this aspect of the case, we find ourselves in agreement with judge buffington, who concluded a discussion of the evidence by saying: "by such perpetual contracts . . . , these defendant railroads, through their subsidiary coal companies, severally made with other collieries, these combiners withdrew and still continue to withdraw such product for all ..... many years before this proceeding, they maintained an organization called "the anthracite coal operators' association," and through that body endeavored to improve their situation. the series of contracts here involved were all made since 1900, and are therefore subsequent to the combination through the temple iron company, already considered. the charge is that, since that combination ..... product of their mines for the consideration of sixty-five percent of the average market price at tidewater. thus there exists, independently of any agreement, combination, or contract between the several defendant carrier companies for the purpose of suppressing competition among them, this condition: first: excluding two carrier companies not made defendants, which reach ..... company; the hillside coal company; the reading company, and the temple iron company. by an amendment, certain other defendants were brought in, consisting of holders of contracts made by independent operators of coal mines and trustees holding securities which might be affected by the relief sought against the carrier and coal mining companies, the original .....

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