Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Harry N. Haynes, with whom Mr. Thomas M. Morrow, Mr. William Morrow and Mr. Harold D. Roberts were on the brief, for plaintiffs in error.
Mr. Fred A. Wright and Mr. Will R. King, with whom Mr. Carl C. Wright was on the briefs, for defendants in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the court.
In form this was a suit to determine the relative rights of the parties to divert the waters of the North Platte River, in western Nebraska, for purposes of irrigation, but the only controversy disclosed was over the extent and priority of the right of the Farmers Mutual Canal Company, the principal defendant. Another defendant, the Tri-State Land Company, was interested as a stockholder of the canal company...
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