Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. William Wolff Smith, with whom Mr. Frank C. Huntington was on the brief, for petitioner.
Mr. Will G. Beardslee, with whom Solicitor General Biggs and Mr. Wilbur C. Pickett were on the brief, for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE McREYNOLDS delivered the opinion of the Court.
July 1, 1927, James Patrick Mahar applied to the United States Veterans' Bureau for reinstatement of $5,000 insurance upon his life, and with the application sent check for $13.90. The allocation of this sum then suggested by him gives no indication that he thought it sufficient to meet any premium due after August 1st.
September 19, a policy in the usual...
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