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177 US 169 Crystal Springs Land Water Company v. City of Los Angeles

177 U.S. 169

20 S.Ct. 573

44 L.Ed. 720

CRYSTAL SPRINGS LAND & WATER COMPANY and S. G. Murphy, Appts.,
v.
CITY OF LOS ANGELES.

No. 41.

Submitted March 15, 1900.

Decided April 9, 1900.

Messrs. S. M. White and John Garber for appellants.

Messrs. S. O. Houghton, Walter F. Haas, and Lee & Scott for appellee.

Per Curiam:

1

Bill to quiet title to certain waters, water rights, and works connected therewith. Bill dismissed for want of jurisdiction, and question of jurisdiction certified. Reported below, 82 Fed. Rep. 114; 76 Fed. Rep. 148.

2

Decree affirmed on authority of (1) Phillips v. Mound City Land & Water Asso. 124 U. S. 605, 31 L. ed. 588, 8 Sup. Ct. Rep. 657; California Powder Works v. Davis, 151 U. S. 389, 395, 38 L. ed. 206, 208, 14 Sup. Ct. Rep. 350; New Orleans v. DeArmas, 9 Pet. 224, 9 L. ed. 109; Borgmeyer v. Idler, 159 U. S. 408, 40 L. ed. 199, 16 Sup. Ct. Rep. 34; Muse v. Arlington Hotel Co. 168 U. S. 430, 42 L. ed. 531, 18 Sup. Ct. Rep. 109; (2) Robinson v. Anderson, 121 U. S. 522, 30 L. ed. 1021, 7 Sup. Ct. Rep. 1011; Florida C. & P. R. Co. v. Bell, 176 U. S. 330, 20 Sup. Ct. Rep. 402, 44 L. ed. ——; Little York Gold-Washing & Water Co. v. Keyes, 96 U. S. 199, 24 L. ed. 656; Tennessee v. Union & P. Bank, 152 U. S. 454, 38 L. ed. 511, 14 Sup. Ct. Rep. 654; New Orleans v. Benjamin, 153 U. S. 411, 424, 38 L. ed. 764, 769, 14 Sup. Ct. Rep. 905.