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LEMKE v. HOMER FARMERS' ELEVATOR CO., 258 U.S. 65 (1921)

U.S. Supreme Court

LEMKE v. HOMER FARMERS' ELEVATOR CO., 258 U.S. 65 (1921)

258 U.S. 65

LEMKE, Atty. Gen. of North Dakota, et al.
v.
HOMER FARMERS' ELEVATOR Co. at al.
No. 604.

Supreme Court of the United States

February 27, 1922


Submitted November 14, 1921.

Messrs. Wm. Lemke, of Bismarck, N. D., Karl Knox Gartner, of Washington, D. C., and Seth W. Richardson, of Fargo, N. D., for appellants.

Messrs. Wm. A. Lancaster, David F. Simpson, and Harold G. Simpson, all of Minneapolis, Minn., for appellees. [258 U.S. 65, 66]  

Mr. Justice DAY delivered the opinion of the Court.

This suit was brought by companies representing 692 elevators in the state of North Dakota to enjoin the enforcement of the North Dakota Grain Grading and Inspection Act, chapter 138 of the Laws of North Dakota of 1919. This act was considered and passed upon in No. 456, Lemke v. Farmers' Grain Co. of Embden, 258 U.S. 50 , 42 Sup. Ct. 244, 66 L. Ed.--, just decided.

The matter was heard before three Judges, and a temporary injunction was granted upon the authority of the decree of the Circuit Court of Appeals which we have just reviewed, and affirmed. Appeal from that order was taken to this court. The facts are not materially different from those presented in the former case, and the reasons therein stated for the conclusion reached are controlling here, and need not be repeated.

The order of the District Court is

AFFIRMED.

Mr. Justice HOLMES, Mr. Justice BRANDEIS, and Mr. Justice CLARKE dissent.

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