Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Wilmer S. Hunt and Mr. H.B. Seay for appellant. Mr. Perry G. Dedmon and Mr. Walter F. Seay were on the brief.
No appearance for appellee.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the court.
This suit in equity was brought in the District Court for the Southern District of Texas by a trustee in bankruptcy. A motion to dismiss the bill for want of jurisdiction was sustained, and the propriety of that ruling is the sole question presented on this direct appeal. See Jud. Code, § 238; c. 22, 38 Stat. 804.
The allegations of the bill are to this effect: March 17, 1917, a petition in...
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