Newport Mercury ( Newport, Rhode Island) May 11, 1928

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Newport Mercury ( Newport, Rhode Island) May 11, 1928 - JURY DOES HOT AGREE JJamestown Case :...
JURY DOES HOT AGREE JJamestown Case : Regardingi o! ' · · Champlin Estate'. v X! il ' · Stat'Oi; 0' ' of John S. ' Weedcn, -ttT» oun Court round Was Not an IlcJr, Argued. i \ The Janieilonn probate appeal . Ea e'regard, to the estals .of Hannah'U. ^.ChaQipUn, deceased, iroceedeJ ' i n .th« d superior court, before Judge Blods^lt O ' a n d t h e jury. Monday afternoon; o, , . ncAs Lilna talozo was crosiex- r_am!De'l, without a-dduclnf muc-h a'-MI- j'tlona). Oi OJ Caroling A. Carr, t h e /orrn«r -. aj- m_In:£tratrU. leslified. Dtc«O5v4 "T-workel lor lier more than SO yeir.i. S 9 [Witness f.'c.l h-r account a 3 2 i--, si sued. Ijeceajcft was 1--T.scrvcd nature, never went to-f'eft"port o v a n , Me- without wUiiess. and had few \V:ine«i was slartled by cilt- .th* Dom daughter of Lucy, grand- lon- daughter of H a n n a h Weedea, · tilery Weeden died without 1 " of Newport, employed on "th* bo.iLs," son of Charles. who- was employer," Vora Mooru- n d r e 4. brought to Newport by . Oliver Hazard l^rry. fr r - ilsabelta (Mrs. Rnor,"j ?n ) an ^ Hannah Miltou j m e d to come lo fee them to ^lale .with a h i r d In to £lld Into field, where CommoJore Perry i-} live-testified. His · · ' ' second, of | Mr. Sheffield '\Ve«den n l p tloa days. Deceased was h!5 ' aunt. U-5 brothers and sEstcr.i are all dcx! an-] left no L-h:Jreu. He !s t h e -sole h*:r. 03 ihs maternal side, o f - 'd*- Ii9 claim?. In.cross-esamlna- lion ha p.i:d hc never saw deceissJ. · Was born !n lart-h ISiO--"JS yeara 150. lie coul-J nc/t say ho^i 1 nianV UQ-:les and aunts lie had. As Ihera waa no dtxrumenlary "eri". ilrnca this closed the evidence in th-» caic-and the j u r y was sent out; k:no::on which was ilcnlefj.'- The heir* numerous t h a t shares are-a* i as on* one hundrev' and sixty argued 3 4 5 ' 6 7 S 9 0 0. 0 Q--Z for. Jtr. from 3:^5. t h a t the othgr jside Ls 'maliin;: a prcpciler'oiis claim Ibat there were Livo jlst'rs nameO ih--as prepO£t«rou3 is 'th-;ir story that tho recognized a f a m l l y s t r a i n and immed'zte'.y jumped into the lap of a caller.'Air. Bradford argued (his first case, -.n ! ! Xewporl) for tlie other i:t!a froni 3:10 J'to 3:55. lie «ld it is not unkaoVn 0 that two filers may have one rjanid y t h e same. Hc has .never "aeeu iuv'.i t, accuracy ED remembering relation- O^Hifs-as that shown by these "colored 0-women wiiaeses. Cress .examlni- 0 lion by t^.o lawyers could not shaW J.incm. on these complicated details.' jJ.Mr. Stockelt'3 client is cot la" tiils j'casc-- did no appeal from the probate courfs deeLj-on. All ir. WeedVn e jc1alnis to remember' happea«d when O 'be was six years o f aj«. . - . (,; The voiirt charged the jury ibont :.iwo minutes. Tbe prolale court tot ^Jamestown, Toun J lhat John K. * \Ve*d*n was not an he!r at law of "·Hannah E. ChampJln. The jur' "la 0 asked to decide If he is. The verdict 0 will ba 'TM"« or ",\o." Tha " jury 0 ^ent oul ai J. and at 6 returned D.sain? thero was absolutely-- :no| 3 chance for an agreement. Court ad- ^';ource-J to \Veducs3ay morning-. ·

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