Matter of Florida East Coast Railway Company, Debtor.the Chase-manhattan Bank et al., As Trustees of First and Refunding Mortgage, Etc., F. K. Conn et al., and St. Joe Paper Company et al., Appellants, v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company et al., Appellees, 227 F.2d 518 (5th Cir. 1955)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 227 F.2d 518 (5th Cir. 1955) December 13, 1955

Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; Bryan Simpson, Judge.


Affirming D.C., 137 F. Supp. 693.

Robert T. McCracken, Philadelphia, Pa., Howard P. Macfarlane, George W. Ericksen, Tampa, Fla., Giles J. Patterson, Jacksonville, Fla., Robert L. Trescher, Sidney L. Wickenhaver, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, Pa., Edwin W. Cooney, Edward E. Watts, Jr., Mitchell, Capron, Marsh, Angulo & Cooney, New York City, for St. Joe Paper Co. and Trustees under will of Alfred I. duPont, Deceased.

Clifton S. Thomson, New York City, Chester Bedell, Fred H. Kent, Jacksonville, Fla., Adair Ulmer, Murchison, Kent & Ashby, Jacksonville, Fla., for Trustees under will of Alfred I. duPont, Deceased.

Robert M. McCulloch, Appleton, Rice & Perrin, New York City, Bedell & Bedell, Jacksonville, Fla., for Chase-Manhattan Bank and J. Bryson Aird, Successor Trustees Under Debtor's First and Refunding Mortgage.

Edward W. Bourne, New York City, R. B. Gwathmey, Wilmington, N. C., J. Kenneth Campbell, William A. Boylan, Alexander & Green, New York City, Charles Cook Howell, Charles Cook Howell, Jr., Howell & Kirby, Jacksonville, Fla., for appellee Atlantic Coast Line R. Co.

Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood and Joseph Schreiber, New York City, for appellees W. R. Kenan, Jr., A. R. MacMannis, W. E. Smith and Harold B. Wahl.

Before HUTCHESON, Chief Judge, and BORAH and BROWN, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM.

The order of the District Court is affirmed. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co. v. St. Joe Paper Co., 5 Cir., 216 F.2d 832, certiorari denied 348 U.S. 963, 75 S. Ct. 524.