STATE ex rel. RIVES v. HALLEY

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STATE ex rel. RIVES v. HALLEY
1934 OK 186
30 P.2d 915
167 Okla. 504
Case Number: 25252
Decided: 03/20/1934
Supreme Court of Oklahoma

STATE ex rel. RIVES, Trustee,
v.
HALLEY, Judge.

Syllabus

¶0 Appeal and Error--Dismissal--Moot Questions.
When a question presented by appeal has become moot, the appeal will be dismissed.

Original action in Supreme Court by the State ex rel. Claude G. Rives, Jr., trustee, seeking a writ of mandamus against Harry L. S. Halley, Judge of District Court of Tulsa County. Action dismissed.

Gibson, Maxey & Holleman, for plaintiff.
O. H. Searcy and Remington Rogers, for defendant.

OSBORN, J.

¶1 In this case the plaintiff, Claude G. Rives, Jr., seeks a writ of mandamus against the defendant, Harry L. S. Halley, district judge of the district court of Tulsa county, Okla., to compel him to direct a receiver appointed by him to return and surrender to plaintiff certain property taken into possession under the order of the court.

¶2 It is pointed out that an appeal was taken from the order of the trial court refusing to vacate the appointment of a receiver by plaintiff in another action, and that plaintiff executed a bond, and by virtue of section 780, O. S. 1931, the receiver should be forced to deliver possession of the property to plaintiff pending the appeal.

¶3 The said appeal is styled Claude G. Rives, Jr., Trustee, v. Mincks Hotel Co. et al., No. 25124, 167 Okla. 500, 30 P.2d 911, and was this day decided by this court. Thereupon the issue presented became moot, and the action is dismissed.