Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Hiram M. Garwood. with whom Mr. Maxwell Evarts, Mr. James G. Wilson, Mr. George Thompson, Mr. W.L. Hall and Mr. Thomas J. Freeman were on the brief, for appellants.
Mr. Assistant Attorney General Denison, with whom Mr. Thurlow M. Gordon, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, was on the brief, for the United States.
Mr. P.J. Farrell for the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Mr. Ruffin G. Pleasant, Attorney General of the State of Louisiana, and Mr. Luther M. Walter, with whom Mr. W.M. Barrow, Mr. M.W. Borders and Mr. John S. Burchmore were on the brief, for the Railroad Commission of Louisiana, Intervenor.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the court.
These suits were brought in the Commerce Court by the Houston, East & West Texas Railway Company, and the Houston & Shreveport Railroad Company, and by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company, respectively, to set aside an order of the Interstate Commerce Commission, dated March 11, 1912, upon the ground that it exceeded the Commission's authority. Other railroad companies1
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