No. 11, original.

297 U.S. 517 (1936)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 2, 1936.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. George G. Hannan, Assistant Attorney General of Washington, with whom Mr. G.W. Hamilton, Attorney General, and Mr. Fred J. Cunningham were on the brief, for complainant.

Messrs. Charles Z. Randall and George T. Cochran, with whom Mr. I.H. Van Winkle, Attorney General of Oregon, and Messrs. James A. Fee and Colon R. Eberhard were on the brief, for defendant.

MR. JUSTICE CARDOZO delivered the opinion of the Court.

With leave of court (283 U.S. 801), the State of Washington filed a bill of complaint on July 22, 1931, in which it charged that the State of Oregon was wrongfully diverting the waters of the Walla Walla River to the prejudice of inhabitants of Washington, and prayed an adjudication apportioning the interests of the two states in the river and in tributary streams and restraining any

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