Susie Lynes suit settlement
FINAL E D I T I PRICE TWO CENTS they and Jefferson Governor offices. was of Day age. conducted River of of Samuel her or F. 10 ITS Attempt To Break Will Is Dropped, Difficulties Are Settled. HAD ATTEMPTED TO PROVE ADOPTION Compromise Agreed To By Kate Thompson Schrimpf and Attorneys. The suit of Kate Thompson Schrimpf against Bettie Gathright and others to establish adoption and another seeking to break the will pf the late Susan Lynes were dismissed in the Circuit Court today today after only two witnesses had been examined in the trial of the adoption case. Attorneys Lohmau and Irwin for ine plaintm, and H. P. Lauf and James A. Potter, for the defendant reached an agreement whereby Mrs Gathright and others agreed to pay Mrs. Schrimpf the sum of $1 000 in addition to the $500 left her in Mrs Lynnc's will and Mrs. Schrimpf agreed to drop both suits. Part of the costs of the suits was to be borne by Mrs. Schrimpf and a part by Mrs. Gathright, and the other defendants. The first suit sought to prove that Mrs. Lyiines took Kate Thompson at Cedar City when the latter was a young girl and that she adopted Â·liur. Two witnesses had testified, that Mrs. Lynn* did ike the girl when attorneys culled a halt in the trial of the case to confer on a compromise proposal. The second suit sought to .set aside "Mrs Lynne'.s will to make Mrs. SchrlmnC an heir. * The indications this afternoon were that the two case- docketed for trial before a j m - y tomorrow would be continued. Few cases remain remain to be tried at this time The majority of the cases on the docket were to be tried during an adjourned adjourned term sometime In March.