Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. J.S. Chapman, with whom Messrs. Hunsaker & Britt, Messrs. Works & Lee and Messrs. Dunn & Crutcher were on the brief, for appellant.
Mr. W.B. Mathews, with whom Mr. Jonathan R. Scott was on the brief, for appellees.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE McKENNA, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.
1. The jurisdictional question first demands consideration. It will be observed that rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States were explicitly asserted. Besides, the Circuit Court treated the bill also as presenting for consideration rights under the contract clause of the Constitution and entertained jurisdiction of the case on the authority of
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