Clipped From The Ogden Standard-Examiner
Father's Claims Upheld Against Contentions of Son SALT LAKE. June 1.--J. D- Skeen. attorney of Salt Lake, was lound to be owing his father. Ionian Skeen, $6203.35 by a jury in Judge William S. Marks' division division of the Third district court Tuesday. This was the amount asked for on account ol advances of $5000 for the attorney's use in 1920, plus interest, but less certain payments. Mr. Skeen denied that father had advanced him any Â·money for his own use. but said on the contrary that the elder Skeen had advanced it for his own investment. The money which he gave his father, he alleged, alleged, had nothing: to do with this amount, but .represented sums he K uve his father to enable him to KCt extensions after April, 192^. on a $9300 loan owing to a bank The elder Mr. Skeen claimed his son obtained the money from him on the assurance that he could have it back if desined within 00 "days. Alleged stock promotion entered into it, and the elder Mr. Skeen was put in tne position of a subscriber to some irrigation company stock, accord- ins to testimony.