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Opinion of the Court.

be sufficient, notwithstanding the Federal question, to sustain the judgment. Much more is this the case where no Federal question is shown to have been decided, and the case might have been, and probably was, disposed of upon non-Federal grounds. Harrison v. Morton, 171 U. S. 38; Bacon v. Texas, 163 U. S. 207, and cases cited.

The writ of error in this case must therefore be

Dismissed.

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DURING THE TIME COVERED BY THIS VOLUME.

No. 157. FARMERS' BANK OF NORBORNE v. ROSELLE. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri. Motions to dismiss or affirm. Submitted November 1, 1898. Decided. November 7, 1898. Per Curiam. Writ of error dismissed on the authority of Meyer v. Cox, 169 U. S. 735; McLish v. Roff, 141 U. S. 661; Missouri v. Andriano, 138 U. S. 496; Dower v. Richards, 151 U. S. 666; Insurance Company V. Kirchoff, 160 U. S. 374. Mr. William B. King and Mr. William E. Harvey for motions. Mr. Morton Jourdan opposing.

No. 400. Ross v. KING. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Rhode Island. Motions to dismiss or affirm. Submitted October 31, 1898. Decided November 7, 1898. Per Curiam. Writ of error dismissed on the authority of Oxley Stave Company v. Butler County, 166 U. S. 648; Pim v. St. Louis, 165 U. S. 373; Zadig v. Baldwin, 166 U. S. 485; Kipley v. Illinois, 170 U. S. 182. Mr. John H. Glover and Mr. Stephen H. Olin for motions. Mr. Heber J. May and Mr. J. M. Wilson opposing.

No. 304. CLIFFORD V. HELLER. Appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of New Jersey. Argued November 11, 1898. Decided November 14, 1898. Order affirmed with costs. Mr. William D. Daly for appellant. Mr. James S. Erwin for appellee.

No. 266. UNITED STATES AND COMANCHE INDIANS v. HOOD. Appeal from the Court of Claims. Argued October 24 and 25,

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1898. Decided November 14, 1898. Judgment affirmed by a divided court. Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Assistant Attorney General Thompson and Mr. Charles W. Russell for appellants. Mr. William B. King, Mr. Silas Hare and Mr. John W. Clark for appellee.

Nos. 62 and 63. SIOUX CITY, O'NEILL AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY v. MANHATTAN TRUST COMPANY. Certificate from the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Argued November 11, 1898. Decided November 14, 1898. Per Curiam. Certificate dismissed on the authority of United States v. Union Pacific Railway Company, 168 U. S. 512, and cases cited; Cross v. Evans, 167 U. S. 60; Warner v. New Orleans, 167 U. S. 467; Packer v. Nixon, 10 Peters, 408; Wiggins v. Gray, 24 How. 303; Enfield v. Jordan, 119 U. S. 680. Mr. John C. Coombs and Mr. Henry J. Taylor for the Railway Company. Mr. G. W. Wickersham, Mr. John L. Webster and Mr. John L. Cadwalader for the Trust Company.

No. 56. UNITED STATES v. VAN IDERSTINE. Appeal from the Court of Claims. Argued and submitted November 8 and 9, 1898. Decided December 5, 1898. Judgment affirmed by a divided court. Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Assistant Attorney General Pradt and Mr. George H. Gorman for appellant. Mr. Russell Duane and Mr. Harvey Spalding for appellee.

No. 233. HOLDEN v. WATSON. Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. Motion to dismiss submitted November 30, 1898. Decided December 5, 1898. Dismissed with costs on motion of counsel for plaintiff in error. Mr. Orrin L. Miller and Mr. O. H. Dean for plaintiff in error. Mr. Silas Porter for defendant in error.

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No. 70. ST. LOUIS AND SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY COMPANY V. BARKER. Error to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Argued for plaintiff in error December 7, 1898. Decided December 12, 1898. Judgment affirmed with costs and cause remanded to the United States Court in the Indian Territory, Central District. Mr. L. F. Parker, Mr. A. T. Britton and Mr. A. B. Browne for plaintiff in No brief filed for defendant in error.

error.

No. 77. WHEELER v. MCBLAIR. Appeal from the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia. Argued December 7, 1898. Decided December 12, 1898. Decree affirmed with costs. Mr. Alfonso Hart and Mr. C. A. Keigwin for appellant. Mr. J. J. Darlington for appellees.

No. 68. CHAPLIN . UNITED STATES. Appeal from the Court of Claims. Argued December 7 and 8, 1898. Decided December 12, 1898. Per Curiam. Judgment reversed and cause remanded with a direction to enter judgment for the claimant on the authority of United States v. Elliott, 164 U. S. 373. Mr. James Lowndes for appellant. Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Pradt for appellee.

No. 69. FULLER v. UNITED STATES. Appeal from the Court of Claims. Argued December 7 and 8, 1898. Decided December 12, 1898. Per Curiam. Judgment reversed and cause remanded with a direction to enter judgment for the claimants on the authority of United States v. Elliott, 164 U. S. 373. Mr. James Lowndes for appellant. Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Pradt for appellee.

No. 78. UNITED STATES v. KIDDER. Appeal from the Court of Claims. Argued December 7 and 8, 1898. Decided December 12, 1898. Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed on the au

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thority of United States v. Elliott, 164 U. S. 373. Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Pradt for appellant. Mr. James Lowndes for appellees.

No. 111. HARMON, RECEIVER, v. NATIONAL PARK BANK OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. Error to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Argued January 6, 1899. Decided January 9, 1899. Per Curiam. Judgment affirmed with costs, on the authority of Pauly v. State Loan & Trust Co., 165 U. S. 606, and cause remanded to the Circuit Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York with a direction to render judgment in accordance with the mandate of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Frederic J. Swift for plaintiff in error. Mr. Louis F. Doyle for defendant in error.

No. 104. KINNEAR V. BAUSMAN, RECEIVER. Appeal from the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Submitted December 13, 1898. Decided January 9, 1899. Per Curiam. Dismissed for the want of jurisdiction on the authority of Union Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Kirchoff, 160 U. S. 374, and cases cited. Mr. George Turner for appellant. Mr. Frederick Bausman for appellee.

No. 256. BLYTHE COMPANY V. BLYTHE. Appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Northern District of California. Motions to dismiss or affirm. Submitted December 19, 1898. Decided January 9, 1899. Per Curiam. Dismissed for the want of jurisdiction on the authority of Smith v. McKay, 161 U. S. 355; Black v. Black, 163 U. S. 678; Tucker v. McKay, 164 U. S. 701; Carey v. Houston Railway, 150 U. S. 170; S. C., 161 U. S. 115; Ex parte Railroad Company, 95 U. S. 221; Cross v. Del Valle, 1 Wall. 1; Rouse v. Letcher, 156 U. S. 47. Mr. F. D. McKenney, Mr.

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