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Lake City of lecture girls' in- in this the Lake as an. gWe. of DhCISlCN MADE Cotaurt Fipds Two Trustees t . Entitled To Recover Money AfchraReed: District Judge Eugene 'E, Pratt has signed a decree awarding Mary E. Bawson Brown and 1 D. A. Skeen, as trustees,- judgment against other heirs of Lyman Skeen, pwnees City resident, and the administrator of his estate. . Mrs. Brown was awarded judgment for $9487,37. and Mr. Skeen Judgment for $I259». B1SIORY RECOUNTED . Evidence at .the trial was that ·Lyman 'Skeen, the father owed some : $10,42S,.39 and that to 1937, to pro. tect his property, he deeded, it in trust to V. A. Sfceen and Mary Rawson '(now Brown). They were advance necessary sums to pay in- ·terest, taxes and the like on approximately 135 acres o? Plain City property and the water therefor and were to permit Lyman Steen anc their mother, Annie Skeen, to reside on the property. The trustees contended" that the effect of the trust agreement was · give them a mortgage- on- the property to secure repayment .of their advances. Judge Pratt adopted their view of the law and directed that property, be sold. PROCEDURE SHOWN Expenses of the sale 'are to be taken out of the proceeds first and then the trustees are to'be repaid for the. advances they made, to preserve the assets and thirdly the remaining money is to be divided among the heirs. Annie Skeen- died January 13,, .1933 and Lyman Skeen on April 4, 1933, It was following their death that suit was filed by the two trustees. if

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 02 Apr 1934, Mon,
  3. Page 12

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