447 F2d 989 United States v. Delta Development Company E 71-1913

447 F.2d 989

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, Inc., John E. Pottharst, Jr.,
ind., etc., et al., Defendants-Appellants, and
Getty Oil Company et al., Additional
No. 71-1913 Summary Calendar.*
*Rule 18, 5 Cir.; see Isbell Enterprises, Inc.
Citizens Casualty Co. of New York et al., 5 Cir. 1970, 431 F.2d 409.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Sept. 16, 1971, Rehearing Denied Oct. 8, 1971.

H. M. Holder, Tucker, Martin, Holder, Jeter & Jackson, Shreveport, La., for appellants-cross-appellants, the Pottharsts (in various capacities).

A. Lane Plauche, Plauche, Sanders, Smith & Hebert, Lake Charles, La., for appellant-cross-appellant, Delta Development Co., Inc.

J. B. Miller, New Orleans, La., for Louisiana Land & Exploration Co.

Thomas Connell, pro se.

Gerald J. Gallinghouse, U.S. Atty., James D. Carriere, Asst. U.S. Atty., New Orleans, La., Shiro Kashiwa, Asst. Atty. Gen., Edmund B. Clark, Robert S. Lynch, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Austin W. Lewis, Gene W. Lafitte, John M. King, Liskow & Lewis, New Orleans, La., for Getty Oil Co.

John E. Bailey, Melvin Evans, New Orleans, La., for Gulf Oil Corp.

Before THORNBERRY, MORGAN and CLARK, Circuit Judges.


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We are in agreement with the cogent opinion of the district court United States v. Delta Development Company, 322 F.Supp. 121 (E.D.La.1970). The judgment appealed from is