DOUD v. HODGE

No. 129.

350 U.S. 485 (1956)

76 S.Ct. 491

100 L.Ed. 577

DOUD ET AL., DOING BUSINESS AS BONDIFIED SYSTEMS, ET AL. v. HODGE, AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF ILLINOIS, ET AL.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 26, 1956.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John J. Yowell argued the cause and filed a brief for appellants.

William C. Wines, Assistant Attorney General of Illinois, argued the cause for appellees. With him on the brief was Latham Castle, Attorney General. Raymond S. Sarnow, Assistant Attorney General, was also on a Motion to Affirm.


MR. JUSTICE MINTON delivered the opinion of the Court.

The appellants are a partnership and its agent, all residents of Illinois. The partnership was engaged exclusively in the business of selling and issuing money orders in the State of Illinois. This business activity was to be conducted through agents who are principally persons engaged in operating retail drug, hardware and grocery stores. Appellant Derrick, a drug store proprietor, contracted with the partnership...

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