Nos. 10 and 11.

314 U.S. 63 (1941)


Supreme Court of United States.

Reargued October 15, 16, 1941.

Decided November 10, 1941.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Howard F. Burns, with whom Messrs. John Adams and Harvey J. Elam were on the brief, for the Chase National Bank, at both hearings.

Mr. William H. Thompson, with whom Messrs. Perry E. O'Neal, Patrick J. Smith, and Edward H. Knight were on the brief, for the City of Indianapolis et al., at both hearings.

Mr. William G. Sparks, with whom Mr. Paul Y. Davis was on the brief, for the Citizens Gas Co.

Mr. William R. Higgins for the Indianapolis Gas Co., at both hearings. Mr. Louis B. Ewbank was with him on the brief and at the first hearing.

MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is a suit instituted by the Chase National Bank, a New York corporation, in the federal District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, naming as defendants the Indianapolis Gas Company, the Citizens Gas Company of Indianapolis (Indiana corporations), and the City of Indianapolis. (For brevity's sake the parties will be referred to as Chase, Indianapolis...

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