Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Arnold Raum, with whom Assistant Solicitor General Fahy, Assistant Attorney General Clark, and Messrs. Sewall Key, J. Louis Monarch, and Clarence E. Dawson were on the brief, for the United States.
Mr. Pat M. Neff, Jr., Assistant Attorney General of Texas, with whom Messrs. Gerald C. Mann, Attorney General, and George W. Barcus, Assistant Attorney General, were on the brief, for respondents.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BYRNES delivered the opinion of the Court.
W.L. Nix was a manufacturer and distributor of motor fuel, doing business in Texas under the name of Texas Refinery. On November 20, 1933, M.R. Ingraham, who held a demand note secured by a chattel mortgage on certain tanks belonging to Nix, brought an action in the District Court of Gregg County, Texas. He alleged that demand had been made on the note, that it had not been paid, that Nix owned no property in...
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