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42767. Jesse McDonald et al., etc. 42780. Walter E. Taylor and Thomas 42768. Albert Carl Zellner et al., etc. C. Trimble, Jr. 42769. James L, Flowers, etc.

42871. Jerome Hardwood Lumber Co. 42770. Est. of F. B, Douglass, etc. 42881. C. C. Hawking. 42771. Floyd Matson, admr. W. D. 42890. R. F. White & Nelle B. White. Halley.

ON FEBRUARY 5, 1940

Cases dismissed on motions by the several plaintiffs: 42782. Kansas City Life Ins. Com- 42783. Kansas City Life Ins. Com

pany.

pany.

ON MARCH 4, 1940 42777. Turner Lumber Company.

Cases for Property Taken Under the Flood Control Act of

May 15, 1928

ON FEBRUABY 5, 1940 Cases Dismissed on the Authority of United States v. Sporenbarger, 308 U. S. 256, decided December 4, 1939, on motions by the defendant, the several plaintiffs consenting: 42747. St. Louis Union Trust Co. 42759. New Netherland American 42748. Franklin-American Trust Co. Mortgage Bank, Ltd. 42749. First National Bank, etc. 42760. Harvey Parnell & Mabel Par42750. St. Louis Union Trust Com nell. pany.

42761. Ike H. Noyes et al. 42751. St. Louis Union Trust Com 42762. Georgia Pembroke. pany.

42763. Pete Mulligan, 42752. Mercantile-Commerce Bank & 42764. Sam Epstein. Trust Company, trustee.

42765. Victor B. Kieffer et al. 42753. Mercantile-Commerce National 42766. Jacob C. Gillison. Bank in St. Louis, trustee.

42773. Macon Lake Plantation Co., 42754. Sam J. Wilson.

etc. 42755. Joe W. Pugh.

42774. Sorrells O. Savage. 42756. John C. Wells.

42779. St. Louis Union Trust Co. 42757. Med Cashion.

42845. Mercantile-Commerce Bank & 42758. Morris E. Rosenzweig.

Trust Co., trustee.

Cases Involving Indian Claims

ON DECEMBER 4, 1939 L-78. The Creek Nation.

L-266. Cherokee Nation. L-123. The Seminole Nation.

ON JANUARY 8, 1940 L-257. The Cherokee Nation.

E-350. The Klamath and Moadoc

Tribes and Yahooskin Band of
Snake Indians.

ON JANUARY 27, 1940

L-253. Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations.

Cases Involving N. I. R. A. Act of June 25, 1938

ON FEBRUARY 5, 1940

44556. Eliseo Y. Ricci.

ON MARCH 4, 1940 44510. The First National Bank of Chicago, assignee.

Case Involving Damages for Breach of Contract for Cotton Linters

ON JANUARY 8, 1940
Congressional, No. 17525. Liberty Oil Mill.

Miscellaneous

ON JANUARY 8, 1940 43694. Frank Stefani. 48847. Holland Construction Company.

ON FEBRUARY 5, 1940

45001. Holland D. Collie.

ABSTRACT OF DECISIONS

OF
THE SUPREME COURT
IN COURT OF CLAIMS CASES

A. F. HAMACEK MARINE CORPORATION

[No. K–185]

[88 C. Cls. 369; 308 U. S. 619] Patent for improvement in “Ships"; lack of proper description. Petition dismissed March 6, 1939; plaintiff's motion for new trial overruled May 29, 1939.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court, December 11, 1939. THE WINCHESTER MANUFACTURING COMPANY

v. THE UNITED STATES

[No. 42518]

[88 C. Cls. 89; 308 U. S. 621] Income and profits tax; amendment to claim for refund filed after time limit; valuation of inventory.

Judgment for plaintiff November 14, 1938; plaintiff's motion for new trial overruled March 6, 1939; plaintiff's second motion for new trial overruled May 29, 1939.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court December 18, 1939.

CHEROKEE FUEL COMPANY v. THE UNITED

STATES

[No. 43289)

[89 C. Cls. 279; 309 U. S.-] Government contract; cancellation; schedule of delivery calls; termination of contract. Petition dismissed May 29, 1939; plaintiff's motion for new trial overruled October 2, 1939.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court January 29, 1940.

[No. 432503 C. W. BLAKESLEE & SONS, INC., AND BLAKESLEE-ROLLINS CORPORATION V. THE UNITED STATES

[89 C. Cls. 226; 309 U. S. -] Government contract; knowledge of conditions. Decided May 1, 1939; petition dismissed. Plaintiffs' motion for new trial overruled October 2, 1939.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Suprema Court February 5, 1940.

BERLINER HANDELS-GESELLSCHAFT v. THE

UNITED STATES

[No. 42542]

[90 C. Cis. 75; 309 U. . -]

Capital stock excise tax; foreign corporation engaged in business in United States. Decided December 4, 1939; petition dismissed, ante, p. 75.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court March 11, 1940.

WHITNEY KERNOCHAN, EXECUTOR OF THE WILL OF FREDERIC KERNOCHAN V. THE UNITED STATES

[No. 44023]

[89 C. Cls. 507; 309 U. S. — ] Estate tax; contributions to Retirement Fund not insurance. Decided November 6, 1939; petition dismissed.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court, March 25, 1940.

CUBAN-AMERICAN SUGAR COMPANY V. THE

UNITED STATES

[No. 43206]

[89 C. Cls. 215; 309 U. S. - ] Income tax; special assessment; discretion of Commissioner. Petition dismissed May 1, 1939; plaintiff's motion for new trial overruled October 2, 1939.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supremo Court April 1, 1940.

JOHN P. SQUIRE COMPANY v. THE UNITED

STATES

[No. 44048]

[90 C. Cls. 276; — U.S. — ] Processing taxes and export drawbacks; account stated. Petition dismissed January 8, 1940.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court April 22, 1940.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, LTD.,

v. THE UNITED STATES

[No. 43217]

[89 C. Cls. 438; — U. S. —]

Jurisdiction; suits instituted upon same set of facts. Petition dismissed November 6, 1939; plaintiff's motion for new trial overruled January 8, 1940.

Petition for writ of certiorari denied by the Supreme Court, May 6, 1940.

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