SCAGGS v. BARKER

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SCAGGS v. BARKER
1953 OK 27
256 P.2d 428
208 Okla 358
Case Number: 35664
Decided: 02/03/1953
Supreme Court of Oklahoma

Syllabus

¶0 Where, from a cursory examination of the record, the allegations made in the motion to dismiss and the response thereto it appears that the appeal is without merit, a motion to dismiss will be sustained.

Appeal from Court of Common Pleas, Tulsa County; Stanley C. Edmister, Judge.

Action by Norman Barker to recover on a supersedeas bond against J.D. Scaggs, defendant. From a judgment for plaintiff, defendant appeals. Dismissed.

Wm. H. McClarin, Tulsa, for plaintiff in error.

Norman Barker, Tulsa, pro se.

WELCH, J.

¶1 This is an appeal from a judgment on a supersedeas bond growing out of the case of DeBose v. Barker, 204 Okla. 607, 232 P.2d 925.

¶2 A motion to dismiss has been filed for the reason that the appeal is without merit and taken for delay only. The motion must be sustained. There was no meritorious defense presented in the trial court and no meritorious defense is suggested in the response to the motion to dismiss. In DeBose v. Barker, 207 Okla. 508, 250 P.2d 852, we stated:

"Where, from a cursory examination of the record, the allegations made in the motion to dismiss and the response thereto it appears that the appeal is without merit, a motion to dismiss will be sustained.

¶3 Appeal dismissed.

¶4 CORN, DAVISON, O'NEAL, WILLIAMS, and BLACKBIRD, JJ., concur.