Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. J. Parker Kirlin for appellants.
Mr. Assistant Attorney General Hoyt for the United States.
Mr. Joseph K. McCammon and Mr. James H. Hayden filed a brief for the captors. Mr. George A. King and Mr. William B. King filed a brief "for certain captors."
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE GRAY delivered the opinion of the court.
These are two appeals from decrees of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of Florida, condemning two fishing vessels and their cargoes as prize of war.
Each vessel was a fishing smack, running in and out of Havana, and regularly engaged in fishing on the coast of Cuba; sailed under the Spanish flag; was owned by a Spanish subject of Cuban birth, living in the city of Havana...
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