The eight black-robed gentlemen on the high bench in the country's intrinsically most dignified chamber passed a busy and diversified week. Among other things considered:
The appeal of Gerald Chapman, murderer, for review of his sentence to hang in the State of Connecticut. (Received.)
The suits of Great Lakes states against the city of Chicago for lowering the level of Lake Michigan, and thus of all the other Great Lakes, by a drainage canal that empties into the Mississippi watershed. (Extension of scope granted.)
The suit of...