Suit of Jennie Smitson Hooven
UNITED STATES COTJETS, As the result of a compromise effected in the case out of Court. Judge Sater. in the I'nlted States Circuit Court, made an entry yesterday dismissing the suit of Jennie Smithson Hooven. of Hamilton, against Frederic W. Oordon.'Sr.. and Frederick W. Gordon. Jr.. executors of the estate of Alexander Gordon, deceased. Mrs. HooA-n's sutt was for rjoOioo. She alleged In her petition that she had been the. Hamilton millionaire's housekeeper, and that he had promised to provide for her the rest of her life In his will. When his will was probated I it was found he had only left her 2o.wit. i She alleged that, as the result of the tastes I She alleged that, as the result of the tastes acquired while In his employ, she cannot live on less than $M,Ouo a year. Although the attorneys In the case would not discuss the terms of settlement. It was rumored that Mrs. Hooven accepted a settlement of tlOO.UUO. Attorney Stanley Sh iffer represented Mrs. Hooven, and Lawrence Maxwell the estate.