United States Supreme Court reports Volume 33

9781130499667: United States Supreme Court reports Volume 33
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 Excerpt: ...v. fouisiana Sugar Refining Co. 125 U. S. 18 31:607; De Savssurev. Gaillard, 127 U. S. 216 32:1251; Hale v. Alters, 132 U. S. 554 33:442. In the present case, the record of the pleadings, findings of fact and judgment shows that it was unnecessary for that court to deride, and its opinion filed in tbe case an I copied iu the record shows that it did not decide, any question against tbe plaintiff in error, except the issue whether the former judgment rendered gainst it and in favor of tbe grantor of the de fendants in error was a b;ir lo this action. That was a question of ireneral Inw only, in no wise depending upon the Constitution, treaties or statutes of the United States. Chouteau v. Gibion, 111 U. S. 200 23:400. Writ of error dismissed for want of jurisdiction. LEWIS WALLACE, Appt., . UNITED STATES. (See S. C. Reporter's ed. 180-186.) Minister to Turkey, salary of--statutes affecting it--construction of statutes. 1. By section 1675, Rev. Slut., as amended by the Act of March 3,1875, an envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Turkey is entitled to 810,000 a year, unless such salary is otherwise specially provided for. 2. But the President having raised the grade of the legation to Turkey 10 a plenipotentiary mission by his appointment f claimant to such office In 1882, and Congress having, lietore the appointment, provided for the otlice un annual Biliary of $7,500, claimant can have no larger salury aud cannot recover thr difference between that sum and thcsum of 810,000 provided by section 1675. 8. In the presentcase. the (rior Statute, namely, section 1675 of the Revised Statutes, has no application, because a different compensation for tbe office was prescribed by law, be.fore the President ever appointed, under his constitutional ...

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