Collision-Mutual Fault. STEAM TOW-BOAT LINE '0. CALEB; CALEB '0. THE S. A. STEVENS; THE OTHELLO 'V. CALEB. Appeals from the circuit court of the United States for the eastern district of New York, decided in the supreme court of the United states at the October term, 1880, Mr. Chief Justice Waite delivering the opinion of the court affirming the decree of the lower court, to the effect that two steamers are mutually in fault for a collision where one failed to give timely notice by whistles of a change of course, and the other neglected to slow down and take proper precautions to avoid the collision after it was seen to be imminent. Henry T. Wing, for libellant. A. Van Santvoord, for the Stevens. C. Van Santvoord, for the Tow-boat Line. Beebe, Wilcox & Hobbs, for the Othello. Admiralty-Practice-Remanding Cause to District Court. STEAM-SIIIP Co. v. MOUNT; THE BENEFAOTOR'V. SAME. These wele appeals from the circuit court of the United States for the eastern district of New York, and were heard and decided in the supreme court at the Oetober term, 1880, the decision being rendered by Mr. Justice Bradley. Under a question of practice, it appears that section 636 of the Revised Statutes extends to admiralty proceedings, and gives the United States courts power, after hearing rules are already estaba cause on appeal, to remand with directions. lished regulating proceedings, to obtain the benefit of a limited liability, until the determination of such proceedings, proceedings. for' the condemnation of the vessel in fault in a case of collision ought to be stayed.
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