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Summary: 112 F. Supp. D. Reese Williams, A. Z. F. Wood, Lancaster, Davis, Hoxie & Faithfull, New York City, for defendant. The Rice & Hatch patent is for a process of retarding the corrosion of metal by water, and particularly for retarding the corrosion of pipe lines and other parts of water distribution systems. In 1936, Professor Langelier of the University of California evolved a mathematical formula relating the various factors affecting the level of calcium carbonate saturation in waters treated ac......read more.




Summary: 128 F. Supp. 527 (1955) Boyd HOLDEN, Plaintiff, v. HANOVER FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant. Boyd Holden brought this action under a policy of insurance issued by the defendant, Hanover Fire Insurance Company, covering a residence located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. The policy is in standard form, and this form, in accordance with the South Carolina Valued Policy Law Sec. 37-154, S.C. Code of Laws 1952, contains a clause fixing the value of his interest in the building insured at $2,50......read more.


Summary: 204 F. Supp. On September 14, 1960, evidently before counsel for the defendants Milliken Research Corp. and Whitin Machine Works received a copy of this Order, which was filed on September 15, 1960, wrote me and enclosed a Memorandum on the case of Moseley et al. v. United States Appliance Corporation, which was emphasized by Mr. Conrad in his argument before me on September 9th, and in my reply to J. D. Poag, Esq., one of the attorneys for the defendants Deering Milliken Research Corp. and Whit......read more.


Summary: 62 F. Supp. The information in this case charges that on or about the 17th day of April, 1945, the defendants did unlawfully, knowingly and wilfully violate Section 2(a), Title III of the Second War Powers Act, 50 U.S.C.A.Appendix § 633, and Section 1394.8177(c) of Ration Order 5C, issued by the Administrator of the Office of Price Administration, in that they had in their possession and under their control gasoline rationing coupons for 23,945 gallons of gasoline, which they had acquired in a m......read more.


Summary: 89 F. Supp. Guerlain Perfumery Corp. v. Klein, D.C., 56 F.2d 439; Knapp v. Callaway, D.C., 52 F.2d 476; Cywan v. Blair, D.C., 16 F.2d 279; Madison Square Garden Corp. v. Braddock, 3 Cir., 90 F.2d 924; Cambridge Electric Light Co. v. Atwill, D.C., 25 F.2d 485; Pomeroy's Equity Jurisprudence, 4th Ed., Vol. 4, 1685. Although that decision did not involve the constitutionality of the grant of eminent domain to private natural gas transmission companies, that question was passed upon in Tennessee Gas......read more.


Summary: 206 F. Supp. 65 (1962); Butler v. Flemming, (CA 5) 288 F.2d 591 (1961); Underwood v. Ribicoff (CA 4) 298 F.2d 850 (1962); Klimaszewski v. Flemming, (D.C.E.D.Pa.1959) 176 F. Supp. 927; Ribicoff v. Hughes, 295 F.2d 833 (CA 8, 1961); Kohrs v. Flemming, 272 F.2d 731 (CA 8, 1959); Roberson v. Ribicoff (CA 6) 299 F.2d 761 (1962); King v. Fleming, 289 F.2d 808 (CA 6, 1961); Teeter v. Flemming, 270 F.2d 871 (CA 7, 1959).


Summary: 94 F. Supp. Clinchfield Fuel Co." It is admitted that the uniform straight bill of lading prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission for use by common carriers engaged in interstate commerce, was lawfully on file as an interstate tariff at the time of the movement of the cars in question and for some years prior thereto; Section 7 of the "Contract terms and conditions" of said bill of lading provides who shall be liable for transportation charges on shipments, including the owner or consig......read more.


Summary: 92 F. Supp. On August 23, 1940, judgments were entered in favor of the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, United States Department of Labor, against certain defendants in this court, in the following actions: Fleming v. Hamrick Mills, C. A. 148 Fleming v. Musgrove Mills, C. A. 149 Fleming v. Vogue Mills, C. A. 150 Fleming v. Limestone Mills, C. A. 151 Fleming v. Alma Mills, C. A. 152 These judgments permanently enjoined and restrained the defendants, th......read more.


Summary: 136 F. Supp. This matter came before me for hearing on March 10, 1955, upon motion of the defendant, Eastern Air Lines, for summary judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 28 U.S.C.A., on the ground that there is no genuine issue as to any material fact and defendant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law. The gist of the complaint is that on May 27, 1953, plaintiff purchased a ticket from the defendant for air transportation from Charlotte, North Carolina to De......read more.


Summary: 54 F. Supp. On April 15, 1932, the defendant applied to the Interstate Commerce Commission under Section 1(18) of the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C.A. § 1(18), for authority to acquire and operate as a common carrier in interstate commerce that portion of the railroad extending from Rockton to Rion. In 1939 certain local competitors of the granite companies which use the defendant's railroad instituted proceedings before the Interstate Commerce Commission against the defendant, the Southern ......read more.


Summary: 140 F. Supp. This matter is now before me upon the following motions of defendant: "Defendant moves the Court to enter judgment on the pleadings in favor of the Defendant herein on the ground that Defendant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law on the undisputed fact appearing in the pleadings in that the Plaintiff and Defendant were husband and wife at the time of the commission in the State of Florida of the alleged tort upon which the Complaint is based, and under the law of the State of......read more.


Summary: 54 F. Supp. The Gillespie Tire Company was adjudicated a voluntary bankrupt on February 25, 1941, and by Order of General Reference dated February 26, 1941, the case was referred to E. M. Blythe, Referee in bankruptcy. In this supplemental report the referee explains that although the original contention of counsel for General Tire and Rubber Co. and the Trustee was that an independent suit should be filed by the Trustee, after hearing the matter fully, the referee came to the conclusion that un......read more.


Summary: 215 F. Supp. On December 20, 1956, B. Calhoun Hipp executed a trust agreement by which he transferred 500 shares of the common capital stock of Liberty Life Insurance Company to The Greenville Branch of the South Carolina National Bank of Charleston, South Carolina, as Trustee. The gift of the income from the trust for a ten-year period is given to charity and the corpus is given to the taxpayers' children to be paid at the end of the term. On the returns, the taxpayers assigned a market value o......read more.


Summary: 86 F. Supp. Condemnation proceedings have been instituted by the United States in the above stated cases for the acquisition of different tracts of land of the Savannah River Electric Company, and other lands, for the improvement and development of Savannah river at what is known as Clark Hill, where the Government is constructing a large hydro-electric plant as a part of a multiple-purpose program. When this application was refused, it withdrew the injunctive proceedings and filed a formal answ......read more.




Summary: 212 F. Supp. F. Chapman, T. Sam Means, Jr., Spartanburg, S. C., for R. Emmet Kerr, trustee in bankruptcy for Nat. 97 (1932); Bird & Sons Sales Corporation v. Tobin, (C.A. 8) 78 F.2d 371, 100 A.L.R. 654 (1935); Annotation, 100 A.L.R. 660; Searle v. Mechanics' Loan & Trust Co., (C.A. 9) 249 F. 942 (1918), cert. 6 Am.Jur., Bankruptcy, Sec. 569; In re Hicks-Fuller Co., (C.A. 8) 9 F.2d 492 (1925); Bird & Sons Sales Corporation v. Tobin, supra; St. Louis Union *932 Trust Co. v. Champion Shoe Machinery......read more.


Summary: 161 F. Supp. 520; Glenn Coal Co. v. Dickinson Fuel Co., 4 Cir., 1934, 72 F.2d 885; Schwing Motor Co. *741 v. Hudson Sales Corp., D.C.Md.1956, 138 F. Supp. * * *" Among the many other decided cases to the same effect are Wilder Mfg. Co. v. Corn Products Refining Co., supra; Arthur v. Kraft-Phenix Cheese Corp., D.C., 26 F. Supp. 648; Feddersen Motors v. Ward, 10 Cir., 1950, 180 F.2d 519; Shotkin v. General Electric Co., 10 Cir., 1948, 171 F.2d 236; Schwing Motor Co. v. Hudson Sales Corp., supra; I......read more.


Summary: 243 F. Supp. The issue presented is whether plaintiff, a cash method taxpayer, is entitled to report the gain realized on the sale in 1958 of her farm on the "installment sale" basis as provided in Section 453(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, where the purchasers, at request of and for benefit of plaintiff, placed the purchase price in escrow with a bank which was to disburse the sum to plaintiff in five annual payments. The government contends that the sale was not a statutory installme......read more.


Summary: 2 F. Supp. Petitions were filed, both by the trustee and a number of the mortgage creditors, who were interested in various parcels of the property, praying for a sale of the real estate for the purposes of administration, the sale of the encumbered property to be made free from liens. Other petitions were filed requesting disclaimers as to alleged burdensome property, and some lienholders have challenged by their returns the jurisdiction of this court to sell the real estate free from liens or ......read more.