Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
John W. Giesecke and Harold C. Ackert, both of St. Louis, Mo., for appellant.
Chester H. Farthing, of Belleville, Ill., and Wm. O'Herin and Leahy, Walther & Hecker, all of St. Louis, Mo., for appellee.
Before GARDNER, WOODROUGH, and JOHNSEN, Circuit Judges.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
JOHNSEN, Circuit Judge.
Two questions are determinative of this appeal: (1) Whether the promissory note involved is governed by the law of Illinois or of Missouri; and (2) whether, under the law of the applicable state, the indorsee of a demand note, given for the accommodation of the payee and negotiated more than five years after its execution, may have the status of a holder in due course.
Plaintiff (appellee) has a corporate existence under 12 U.S.C.A...
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