No. 11382.

152 F.2d 706 (1945)

CANNON et al. v. PARKER et al.

Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied January 18, 1946.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. N. Saye, of Longview, Tex., and A. H. Waldrop, of Henderson, Tex., for appellants.

Harvey Harris, J. Walter Friberg, and T. R. Boone, all of Wichita Falls, Tex., for appellees.

Before SIBLEY, McCORD, and WALLER, Circuit Judges.

SIBLEY, Circuit Judge.

The sole question on this appeal is whether the District Judge had authority to allow an attorney's fees of $3,500 in favor of the appellees, plaintiffs below, against the assets of the ten corporate appellants in the hands of a receiver. The amount of the allowance is not contested. The specification of errors asserts (1) that appellants' motion to dismiss the suit for want of federal jurisdiction; and (2) for failure to state a claim authorizing...


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