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Jan 04 1937 (FN)

Employers Reinsurance Corp. Vs. Bryant

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-04-1937

..... the intention of congress to make the judgment of the circuit court remanding a cause to the state court final and conclusive. the general object of the act is to contract the jurisdiction of the federal courts. the abrogation of the writ of error and appeal would have had little effect in putting an end to the question of removal, if .....

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Mar 01 1937 (FN)

Henderson Company Vs. Thompson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1937

..... bill charges that the statute and the orders entered thereunder violate the federal constitution -- the due process and equal protection clauses of the fourteenth amendment and the contract clause (article i, 10, cl. 1); also provisions of the constitution of texas. the members of the commission and the attorney general of texas ..... the seven remaining wells, classified as sour, cannot furnish the quantity of gas required by the company in its gasoline plant and to perform its contract with the carbon company. a supply from other sour gas wells is not available, and, for the gas from the fourteen wells classified as sweet, ..... , while permitting its use as fuel by manufacturers of other articles. p. 300 u. s. 266 . 5. the effect of the statute upon the contracts of the company for taking "sweet" gas from producers and delivery to a carbon black manufacturer is merely incidental, and does not violate the texas constitution. ..... plant which is connected with 21 gas wells, holds oil and gas leases under which some of these wells are operated, and is under contract to take gas from the other wells. prior to the statute, it received at its plant the gas from all these wells, extracted therefrom the ..... gasoline content, and had contracted to supply the residue gas to the combined carbon company. the orders challenged classified fourteen of the wells as sweet gas wells and prohibited both .....

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Mar 01 1937 (FN)

Powell Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1937

..... it cannot perform except through the employment of the contractors with the government." it added that approval by the secretary of war of the contract between the seaboard and page and harris "granted no right to the seaboard to operate over the track in question. manifestly the war department ..... assailed the tariff on the grounds that it and the contract with page and harris constitute a device to avoid the commission's refusal to grant the fort benning railroad company a certificate of convenience and ..... subject to the reservation in paragraph 14 and to the condition that page and harris should ever hold themselves out as willing and ready to contract on similar terms with the central or any other common carrier railroad. the central's complaint initiating the proceedings which resulted in the challenged order ..... reasonable compensation to page and harris, to perform switching service with its own engines and crews over the leased tracks. by paragraph 14 of the contract, page and harris reserve the right, subject to the secretary's approval, to render like service for the central or any other common carrier. ..... carrier, the seaboard filed the tariff in question, to become effective december 4, 1933. under date of june 7, 1934, it made a contract with page and harris, stipulated to have been in force since the effective date of the tariff, whereby the latter agreed to act as its .....

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Mar 01 1937 (FN)

Founders General Corp. Vs. Hoey

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1937

..... name securities belonging to the plaintiff, and to transfer them at plaintiff's request. for acting as nominee, the partnership received from plaintiff an annual fee of $1,500. by contract between benton & co. and plaintiff, neither the partnership nor any member thereof could claim any beneficial interest in any securities held by the firm, and plaintiff was appointed agent of ..... to receive" that portion of their stock which was designed for transfer to the bankers; that they did not become entitled to receive shares in the new company until the contract with it was made on september 27th; that, prior thereto, they had irrevocably agreed that nelson should receive and sell the shares which were to go to the bankers, and ..... to have involved a taxable transfer of rights to stock, though the old companies had no right to the stock in the consolidated company prior to the execution of the contract whereby the issue to their stockholders was directed. "the reach of a taxing act whose purpose is as obvious as the present is not to be restricted by technical refinements .....

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Mar 01 1937 (FN)

ingels Vs. Morf

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1937

ingels v. morf - 300 u.s. 290 (1937) u.s. supreme court ingels v. morf, 300 u.s. 290 (1937) ingels v. morf no. 456 argued february 5, 1937 decided march 1, 1937 300 u.s. 290 appeal from the district court of the united states for the southern district of california syllabus 1. to justify the exaction by a state of a money payment burdening interstate commerce, it must affirmatively appear that it is demanded page 300 u. s. 291 as reimbursement for the expense of providing facilities, or of enforcing regulations of the commerce which are within its constitutional power. this may appear from the statute itself, or from the use of the money collected, to defray such expense. p. 300 u. s. 294 . 2. the california "caravan act," stats., 1935, c. 402, defines "caravaning" as the transportation "from without the state, of any motor vehicle operated on its own wheels or in tow of another vehicle for the purpose of selling or offering the same for sale . . . to any purchaser" located within or without the state; it prohibits caravaning without attaching to each vehicle a special permit, for which a fee of $15.00 is exacted. the permit is valid only for a specified trip or trips and for a period of 90 days. the act directs that the fees collected be paid into the general fund in the state treasury, and declares that they are "intended to reimburse the state treasury for the added expense which the state may incur in the administration and enforcement of this act, and the added expense .....

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Mar 01 1937 (FN)

Van Beeck Vs. Sabine Towing Co., Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-01-1937

van beeck v. sabine towing co., inc. - 300 u.s. 342 (1937) u.s. supreme court van beeck v. sabine towing co., inc., 300 u.s. 342 (1937) van beeck v. sabine towing co., inc. no. 460 argued february 5, 8, 1937 decided march 1, 1937 300 u.s. 342 certiorari to the circuit court of appeals for the fifth circuit syllabus 1. the cause of action provided by the merchant marine act, 46 u.s.c. 688, in connection with the employers' liability act, 45 u.s.c. 51, on behalf of survivors or dependents of a seaman who has suffered death by reason of his employer's negligence, is not to be confused with any cause of action that may have accrued to the seaman himself between the time of his injury and the time of his death, but is a new cause of action, enforceable by his personal representative for the beneficiary in which the recovery is limited to the pecuniary loss sustained by the beneficiary, through the death, as contrasted with the personal loss and suffering sustained by the decedent before his death. pp. 300 u. s. 344 , 300 u. s. 346 . 2. a suit brought under the merchant marine act, 46 u.s.c. 688, and the employers' liability act, 45 u.s.c. 51, by the administrator of a deceased mariner to compensate decedent's mother for loss caused to her by his instantaneous death through his employer's negligence does not abate at her death, but may be continued by the administrator of his estate (or by the administrator de bonis non if she was the administrator) for the recovery of her .....

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Feb 01 1937 (FN)

Stockholders of Peoples Banking Co. Vs. Sterling

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-01-1937

..... impediment. (2) the result would not be different if the effect of the statutory amendments were to be viewed as an enlargement of the substantive liability for debts afterwards contracted, the enlargement being applicable to stockholders without exception, present as well as future. the charter was accepted subject to the condition that the personal liability then prescribed by ..... the insolvent bank, and were thus creditors, as well as stockholders. the circuit court for washington county, maryland, granted the petitions, holding the statute void as an impairment of existing contracts. the court of appeals reversed, and adjudged the statute valid. ghingher v. bachtell, 169 md. 678, 182 a. 558. the case is here upon appeal. judicial code, 237 ..... with personal liability, contend that a statute of maryland defining the form of liability and its measure offends against the constitution of the united states by impairing the obligation of contracts previously made. page 300 u. s. 177 in no. 298, the liability in controversy is that of stockholders in the peoples banking company of smithsburg, which was ..... by a receiver, assignee, or trustee of the corporation acting under the orders of a court. held that the later statute did not infringe the rights of stockholders under the contract clause of the federal constitution, because: (a) the maryland constitutional provision fixed the substantive stockholder liability; the statutes merely afforded remedies for its enforcement. pp. 300 u. s. .....

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Feb 01 1937 (FN)

United States Ex Rel. Wilhelm Vs. Chain

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-01-1937

..... others rest upon a power so to terminate expressly reserved in the bond or in the applicable statute. here, the bond is a binding contract supported by an adequate consideration, and there is no reservation of a right to terminate in the bond or in the statute under which it ..... as it would bind him if living. [ footnote 7 ] the principle underlying these decisions is the same that prevails in respect of other related contracts, and we regard it as well sustained in reason and supported by the preponderant weight of authority. cases are bought to our attention in which ..... are of opinion that the bond was not a mere offer, but was given upon a present and sufficient consideration, and therefore became a binding contract when it was delivered to and approved by the bankruptcy court. the inducement, as also the occasion, for the bond was the designation of ..... his death. [ footnote 2 ] the court rightly recognized that a continuing guaranty, if supported at the outset by a sufficient consideration, is a binding contract which is neither revocable by the guarantor nor terminable by his death, although the acts guaranteed may cover a long or indefinite period of time. [ ..... depository of bankruptcy funds, is not a mere offer, like a continuing guaranty of future performances revocable until something is done under it, but is a contract given upon present, adequate, and indivisible consideration -- i.e., the designation of the bank as depository -- which becomes binding when delivered to and .....

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Feb 01 1937 (FN)

Thompson Vs. Consolidated Gas Utilities Corp.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-01-1937

..... footnote 12 ] by means of their pipelines, all the sweet gas produced by the plaintiffs (and likewise all produced by other pipeline owners) was, and is, marketed under contracts with distant distributors, chiefly in other states. these markets are not free markets. the plaintiffs necessarily bound themselves to supply the requirements of the distributors, and the distributors bound ..... criminal and civil. the 1935 act operates by indirection. its command is no less compelling. its penalties not significantly different. the order disables the plaintiffs from performing their contracts except by means of purchases. resort to those means necessarily results in depriving the plaintiffs of property. under each statute, if obeyed, the state takes from the ..... panhandle field known to be capable of producing sweet gas; drilled about 90 wells; erected a compressor plant; constructed a pipeline to its chicago market, and secured marketing contracts for distribution in other states. similarly, the consolidated gas utilities company (with affiliates) has expended a smaller sum in acquiring and developing gas reserves in the east ..... panhandle field and in constructing pipelines to, and securing contracts for marketing its gas in kansas. [ footnote 13 ] section 59a of article 16 of the constitution of texas, which article was proclaimed october 2, 1917, provides, in .....

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Feb 01 1937 (FN)

isbrandtsen-moller Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-01-1937

..... action is unreasonable and arbitrary, and violates the fifth amendment. the bill itself discloses the conference carriers have filed schedules of their rates, and the act requires that, if any contract for a change of those rates is made, the new rates may be charged only after the board has approved the agreement. [ footnote 10 ] the gravamen of the complaint does .....

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