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Jan 11 1926 (FN)

Trusler Vs. Crooks

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-11-1926

..... option, the transaction could be carried out only through and by members of exchanges open to sales for future delivery. the stipulated facts reveal the cost, terms, and use of "indemnity" contracts, together with their relation to boards of trade, and indicate quite plainly that 3 was not intended to produce revenue, but to prohibit all such ..... to recover two hundred dollars paid for internal revenue stamps which, after due protest, he affixed to a written "privilege or option for a contract for the sale of grain in the form commonly known as an indemnity," as required by 3 of the "future trading act," approved august 24, 1921. 42 stat. 187, c. 86. if, as he insists, that section ..... trade, in consideration of one dollar, signed and delivered the following privilege or option, in the form commonly known as an "indemnity," addressed to r. f. teichgraeber, for a contract for the sale of grain: "i will sell one thousand bushels of contract grade wheat at $1.11 1/4 per bushel, for delivery during may, 1924, same to be delivered in regular ..... stamps. for many years prior to august 24, 1921, members of grain exchanges bought and sold in large quantities agreements for contracts for purchase or sale of grain subject to acceptance within a definite time thereafter, commonly known as "indemnities." when the holder of one of these elected to exercise his rights, the specified amount of grain was bought or sold on .....

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Mar 01 1926 (FN)

Fleischmann Construction Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1926

..... must file their claims "within the same limit of time." a like construction of the act was also adopted in pederson v united states, 253 f. 622, 626, and london indemnity co. v. smoot, 287 f. 952, 956. and this we now confirm. by the terms of the act, no creditor can institute a suit until after six months from ..... not filed within the times required by the materialmen's act. these demurrers were rightly overruled. the averments in the declaration, as originally filed and as amended, that the contract between the construction company and the united states was completed and finally settled on september 25, 1920, were not mere conclusions of law, but specific averments of an ultimate fact ..... likewise amended so as to incorporate substantially these same averments, and allege further that the petitions were filed "before the expiration of one year after the completion of said original contract as amended." the defendants filed demurrers to the original and amended declaration and petitions. all of these were overruled. and the amended declaration and petitions were then put at issue ..... district court for eastern virginia, to recover on a bond given by the fleischmann construction company, as contractor, and the national surety company, as surety, for the construction, under a contract with the united states, of a torpedo assembly plant in alexandria. various materialmen and subcontractors filed intervening petitions in the suit. the plaintiff and the intervenors recovered judgment, 298 f .....

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Nov 23 1926 (FN)

Hughes Brothers Timber Co. Vs. Minnesota

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-23-1926

..... and interfered with the passage of the timber page 272 u. s. 474 down the swamp or pigeon river, it would have been a breach of the contract of sale. all this characterizes what was being done in the drive between the swamp river entrepot and the mouth of the pigeon river. that was the ..... the drive when the ice broke up, or at the point of loading on the lake. the timber company was under contract to float the timber down from the place of piling on the swamp river and deliver it as promptly as possible. the paper company, by payment of ..... were not taxable in the name of the timber company may 1, 1922, the day fixed as the tax day, that point is not pressed. the contract and the method of complying with it are all circumstances, however, throwing light on the question whether the transportation in interstate commerce began at the beginning of ..... their drive down the river, not with their subsequent transfer to the vessels. pp. 272 u. s. 473 , 272 u. s. 475 . 3. the contract and the method of complying with it were circumstances throwing light on the question whether the interstate transportation began at the beginning of the drive, when the ice broke up ..... tax personal property which is in actual transit in interstate commerce. p. 272 u. s. 471 . page 272 u. s. 470 2. pursuant to a contract of sale, logs cut in minnesota by the vendors were floated by river to lake superior, there loaded on the vendee's vessels and transported to their destination in .....

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Mar 01 1926 (FN)

United States Vs. Swift and Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1926

..... sixty days and exceeding $500 in amount, where made by the quartermaster general or by officers of the quartermaster corps, shall be reduced to writing and signed by the contracting parties, a contract with the quartermaster's department may be made by an exchange of correspondence, properly signed, and need not be in one instrument signed by both parties at the end ..... payment, although the purchase orders frequently were not issued until a part and sometimes all of the product covered thereby had been delivered." it was evidently impossible to make a contract fixing the price of the bacon in advance of the partial performance of it, and the price was therefore left to subsequent adjustment. the food administration, by its regulations, ..... for the packing house products and produce division of the office of the depot quartermaster at chicago. this order to shugert did not vest him with any authority to make contracts for the packing products branch of the subsistence division of the quartermaster general's office. before this latter branch was established, there was a packing house products and produce division ..... s office at chicago, to purchase meat products for the army, which was repeatedly exercised and recognized, was not affected by the assignment of another officer as the purchasing and contracting officer for the packing house products and produce division of the office of the depot quartermaster at chicago, or his subsequent transfer to director of purchase and storage. p. 270 .....

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Nov 23 1926 (FN)

United States Vs. General Electric Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-23-1926

..... their purport, and were merely used to conceal what were really sales to the so-called agents. this conclusion was sustained by certain allegations in the bill inconsistent with the contracts of agency, to the effect that the medical company did sell to these so-called agents the medical packages consigned. this court, however, without reference to these telltale allegations of ..... the general electric company, negotiated by its own salaried employees, and the deliveries made from its own factories and warehouses. the second class is of sales to large consumers under contracts with the general electric company, negotiated by agents, the deliveries being made from stock in the custody of the agents, and the third is of the sales to general consumers ..... 21,000, to restrain interstate trade in such lamps and to exercise a monopoly of the sale thereof, and, second, that it was achieving the same illegal purpose through a contract of license with the defendants, the westinghouse electric & manufacturing company and the westinghouse house lamp company. as the westinghouse lamp company is a corporation all of whose stock is owned ..... october 13, 1926 decided november 23, 1926 272 u.s. 476 appeal from the united states district court for the northern district of ohio syllabus 1. through a system of contracts between a company which owned the patents for electric lamps with tungsten filaments and manufactured most of those sold and a large number of wholesale and retail dealers in electrical .....

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Nov 22 1926 (FN)

United States Vs. One Ford Coupe Automobile

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-22-1926

..... arise solely under national prohibition act, as in haynes case, supra. reo co. v. stern (d.c.n.d.ga. 1922), 279 f. 422. suit by vendor under conditional sale contract to recover car forfeited under 3450 and sold to defendant. subsequently drivers convicted under national prohibition act for transporting. court directed verdict for defendant. held, 3450 repealed, so far as ..... title to the automobile which was seized while being used by killian "in and about the unlawful transportation of intoxicating liquors" was in the company, subject to a conditional sales contract, and gave the bond provided for in 26, which was approved by the district judge. the motion to quash was sustained, and the libel was dismissed. the district judge filed .....

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May 03 1926 (FN)

Early and Daniel Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-03-1926

..... with the secretary of war, with the comptroller of the treasury, and with the board of contract adjustment, all of whom, in turn, decided that the claim could not be paid. the appellant had the option of delivering the remainder of the hay ..... the remaining 4,000,000 pounds of hay. thereafter the plaintiff accepted without protest the sum of $38,000 which was all that was due under the contract. the plaintiff then filed this claim for $22,000 with the acting quartermaster general of the united states army, with the auditor for the war department, ..... when the final and fifth call was made for 4,000,000 pounds, the appellant objected that the call was for more pounds of hay than the contract allowed for any one call. that objection was not made until it was too late for the defendant to amend the call. the appellant's vice ..... $22,000, balance due for hay delivered. appellant made a contract with the government the 31st of july, 1917, by which it agreed to furnish, during the period beginning august 1, 1917, and ending september 30, 1917, ..... 271 u. s. 142 . 59 ct.cls. 932 affirmed. appeal from a judgment of the court of claims rejecting a claim for the difference between the contract and market prices of hay delivered to the government. mr. chief justice taft delivered the opinion of the court. this is a suit against the united states for .....

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Jun 01 1926 (FN)

Old Colony Trust Co. Vs. City of Seattle

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-01-1926

..... taxes which had been laid on the street railway property and made a special lien thereon, and thus to relieve the city from the performance of its obligation under the contract and deed. the principal prayer was that the defendants be enjoined from resorting to the mortgaged property until after appropriate steps were taken to collect the taxes out of the ..... city refused to pay any part of them, and the county treasurer refused to receive page 271 u. s. 428 from the company the part allotted to it by the contract and deed of transfer, and also refused to receive from it the whole of the state and county taxes unless it also paid the city taxes. then, because the company ..... in the contract, and again in the deed of transfer, that "state, county, and municipal taxes" laid on the property for 1919 should be borne and paid by them in proportions conforming to ..... outstanding. the city of seattle now owns and operates the street railway system. the transfer from the puget sound company to the city was effected march 31, 1919, under a contract between them entered into six weeks before. anticipating that the system would be taxed for that year by reason of the company's ownership in the early months, they stipulated .....

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May 24 1926 (FN)

Sperry Gyroscope Co. Vs. Arma Engineering Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-24-1926

..... that defendant is preparing and threatening to infringe said patents more extensively by the manufacture of said infringing apparatus for and its sale to the united states navy department under contract with the said department, and thus to inflict further injury, damage, and loss upon the plaintiff. but to what extent the defendant has profited by reason of the aforesaid infringement ..... plaintiff is ignorant and cannot set forth, and prays an account thereof." the contract with the united states is not set forth. whether it undertook to protect them against claims arising under appellant's patents, or whether the compasses were delivered before or after ..... under the patent, the copyright, and the trade-mark laws." appellant charged that the engineering company had infringed its patents by making and selling compasses to the united states under contract during the years 1918 to 1923, and intended further to infringe by continuing so to do. it asked for damages and an injunction. but for the allegation that the inventions ..... were made and sold under such a contract, this would be but the ordinary patent suit. and so the real question presented is whether that allegation was enough to deprive the district court of the jurisdiction plainly conferred .....

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May 24 1926 (FN)

Missouri, K. and T. Ry. Co. Vs. Oklahoma

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-24-1926

..... empowered page 271 u. s. 310 to open the comanche avenue crossing at any time without condemnation or other proceedings. neither party could terminate the contract without the consent of the other. western union telegraph co. v. pennsylvania co., 129 f. 849, 862. the city's agreement to bear ..... to suspend the proper exertion of the police power in respect of maintenance. the ordinance now before us is very different from the situation and contract considered in that case. there is nothing in the ordinance that involves any attempt to interfere with or hinder the proper exertion of police ..... were needed, the company refused to make them. this court, following the decision of the minnesota supreme court (98 minn. 429), held that the contract was without consideration, against public policy, and void. the northern pacific company gave up nothing. the city already had the right of way. the company ..... order. but defendants in error contend that the ordinance is void because it attempts to surrender police power, and therefore that there is no such contract. it is elementary that, for the safety and convenience of the public, the state, either directly or through its municipalities, may reasonably regulate the ..... right of way for the extension of any street across the railroad. the ordinance was accepted by the company, and is in form a contract. it provided for the immediate extension of certain platted streets across the right of way, tracks, and station grounds of the company in lieu .....

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