Mary Ives will, Scranton Truth, 4 April 1913 page 2
the is the the the one dirt and refuse. The bureau of health will make an inspection afterwards. COURT GRANTS ISSUE IN . MARY IVES WILL CASE be 1 in - In the estate of Mary A. Ives, of Ransom, Judge M. F. Sando today handed down an opinion granting an issue to tho court of common pleas. Mrs. Ivaes made a will in July, 1910, In which she left her estates, consisting consisting of a farm' and ferry business at Ransom, to her son, Frank M. Ives. Mrs. Ives died In January, 1912, and soon after her will was probated, Mrs. Flora E. Gardner, her daughter, and other daughters and grandchildren, instituted a contest against the will, on the ground', of lack of testamentary testamentary capacity and undue Influence on the part of Frank M. Ives, the beneficiary beneficiary in the will. The case will now be tried before a Jury. Owing to the conflict of testimony as to whether Ives used undue Influence, Influence, and the decedent's ability to make a will. Judge Sando finds that a question of fact has been raised, and as a Jury must pass on all questions questions of fact, and there being no Jury in orphans' court, a Jury in common pleas must determine the dispute. a.