Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Walter H. Saunders, of St. Louis, Mo. (A. L. Anderson and Leahy, Saunders & Walther, all of St. Louis, Mo., on the brief), for appellant.
R. L. Ward, of Caruthersville, Mo. (J. Henry Caruthers, of St. Louis, Mo., Ward & Reeves, of Caruthersville, Mo., and Curlee, Nortoni & Teasdale, of St. Louis, Mo., on the brief), for appellee.
Before STONE, KENYON, and GARDNER, Circuit Judges.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
GARDNER, Circuit Judge.
In this case appellee recovered judgment against appellant in the sum of $5,000 as damages for slander. The parties will be referred to as they appeared below.
On February 16, 1929, and prior thereto, defendant was conducting a retail grocery business in St. Louis, Mo., under a system of self-service. Each store maintained by it was so arranged that after entering the store the customer came to a small lobby and then to an entrance...
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