Former Bugler Dies JAMES H. MORAN Supreme Court Backs U. S. in MilkTrust Case Holds Marketing Agreement Act Won't Excuse Defendants WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 UP) — The government won in the Supreme Court today in its effort to prosecute anti-trust proceedings charging a group of corporations, organizations, and individuals with conspiracy to fix milk p'ices, control the supply, and suppress competition in the Chicago iirea. Chief Justice Hughes delivered the opinion in the liti;,'&Uon—one of the major oases brought by the Department, of Justice in its recent anti-trust campaign. No dissent was announced. Case Is Limited The Chief Justice said the agri- curtural marketing agreement act "affords no grounds for construing the Sherman act as inppplicable" to the charges against the defendants. - His opinion also expressed the same view as to other j«rrn legislation enacted since the 1890 Sherman act was passed. In the Chicago milk ca^ Hughes said that "The contention of the defendants who are labi-r officials that the Sherman act does not ap ply to labor unions or labor union activities is not open on this appeal." "The district court," he explained, "did not construe the Sherman net as inapplicable to these defendants and the government's ap peal, under the restriction of the criminal appeals act, docs not present that question." Reverses District Court The decision reversed a ruling against the government by the Northern Illinois Federal District Court. The district court dismissed indictments against 57 defendants on the ground that the 1890 Sherman anti-trust act no longer applied to JamesH.Moran,Ufron Veteran Glass Employe, Dies Succumbs After Brief Illness—Worked at Owens Plant 36 Years Funeral Wednesday Native of Ireland, He Had Resided in Alton 40 Years James H. Moran, a resident of Alton for 40 years, and for 36 years an employe of Owens-Illinois Glass Co., died at 6:45 p. m., Sunday, at St. Anthony's Infirmary. Mr. Moran entered the infirmary Saturday night. Two weeks ago he became ill, but continued at work until a week ago when he was forced to remain at home. When his condition took a turn for the worse, Saturday, he entered the infirmary. Mr. Moran was a native of Ireland and came to this country in boyhood, and resided in Boston until 40 years ago when he came to Alton. He served in the army for 12 years, with the rank of sergeant- major in the 19th Infantry. For much of the time he was stationed at Fort Ringo, near the Mexican border. It was In the late nineties that he completed his service in the army. He was a bugler in the army, and for many years after his discharge his services were given military organizations and the Naval He- serve in Alton. , When the Grand Army of the Republic held state encampments in Alton, Mr. Moran served as the buglar at their closing "campfire" assemblies. He organized one of the first Boy Scout troops in Alton, at St. Patrick's School, some years before Piasa Bird Council was organized. During the 18 years of his long service at the glass plant, he was a glassblower. When, that trade declined with the advent of the automatic bottle-blowing machine he continued at the plant. In recent years he had been connectee with the personnel department. A punctual man, and devoted to.his work, he had enjoyed the confidence of his superiors. Possessec of keen wit, and of unfailing humor, he was popular with his fellow workers, He was among the plant's oldest employes, in point of service. Mr. Moran was a member of St Patrick's parish, and of the Hol> Name Society there. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Lilliar Bund Moran; two daughters, Mrs Lon O'Connell of Chicago, and Miss Mariel Moran, and a son, James. The body will be at the residence 709 Royal street, after 4 p. m. today. The rosary will be reciter there Tuesday evening. The funera wil Ibe Wednesday, with requiem mass at St. Patrick's church at 5 a. m. Burial will be in Greenwooc cemtery.