No. 11737.

159 F.2d 330 (1947)

GODFREY et al. v. POWELL et al.

Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

February 5, 1947.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Giles J. Patterson, of Jacksonville, Fla., for appellants.

F. P. Fleming and Wm. H. Rogers, both of Jacksonville, Fla., W. R. C. Cocke, of Norfolk, Va., and Edward J. Kenn, Jesse E. Waid, Harold J. Gallagher, and Leonard D. Adkins, all of New York City, for appellees.

Before HOLMES, McCORD, and WALLER, Circuit Judges.

McCORD, Circuit Judge.

At the conclusion of much litigation in which appellants were not successful,1 they bring this appeal from a decree denying their claims for expenses and attorneys' fees.

Appellants insist that the lower court erred in not allowing them the sums of $60,000 as legal fees and $19,445.44 as expenses. They claim that by their intervention in the proceedings they aided in preserving, protecting, and benefiting...


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