Mrs Shrode sued 1909
E TO DIG NTO IHE Case to Be Heard Here Has Features That Will Recall Years Long Forgotten and Names Linked with History Young Fresh We've got all the new kinks of fashion's, 1909. All the new fabrics. All the greys, browns, olfves, and blues. double-breasted double-breasted double-breasted styles; tne shaply lapels, fancy cuffs, pegged top One of the nicest things about the same suit aI up and down the suits is confined to celebrated KAUFMAN A. BROS. suit. We Bernardino County. Come and we $10, $12, $18 to A strange contest of two children against their aged mother ' to be heard before the Superior Cou;1 soon, which will bring to the tin' court documents In probate proceedings proceedings begun 31 years ago, the contest developing when Mrs. Martha Shrode, who was appointed guardian of the estates of her three children, Geor-giana, Geor-giana, Geor-giana, George I.iaac and Sarah Elizabeth Elizabeth Day, in 1878, appeals to the court to accept her final acount, and release her from further obligations. There are at least six names involved involved in the suit which have long been numbered with the dead, whilj the papers in the case, which comprise comprise all the records In the probate proceedings, are yellow with ag, and in some instances look as though they were about ready to fall to pieces from the wear of years. First Public Move. The first public move in the ca came in November, when Georg.i Isaac Day and his sister, C-orgiar C-orgiar C-orgiar Day-Perdew, Day-Perdew, Day-Perdew, filed with the Superior Court a petition asking that Mrs Martha Shrode, their mother, and guardian of the estate, be compelled to make an accounting. This petition rehearsed that on tfu death of their father, in 187S, thei- thei- torney B. B. Harris, now dead, mother, who was then Mrs. Day, was .plaining that the note and mortgagi explain that she had lert all her affairs, affairs, relative to the estate, with her attorney, W. C. Rowell. That sno had given $383.33 and $17.41, interest, to Sarah Elizabeth Day, and a buV ance of J7C6.CG she had loaned to A. G. Perdew, secured by a second mo't-gaee mo't-gaee mo't-gaee on real estate near Etlv.anda. F. A. HIelzheler held the fl st mortgage mortgage on this property, and in 1884 n foreclosed it, the property was sol J, and the guardian received none of the proceeds from the sale, and tn this way her loan to Perdew was to tally lost. Papers Deposited. She Incorporates in her final repr't 1 1 appointed guardian or their estat-, estat-, estat-, which consisted of $1500, all In cash, obtained from the sale of real property. property. In these preceedlngs the late Judge Willis was the presid'ng judgi of the . Superior Court, and he lato (. W. Rowell acted as Mrs. Day-Shrode's Day-Shrode's Day-Shrode's attorney. Following the filing of this petition by the two children, now themselves elderly persons, Mrs. Shrode, the aged mother, filed her final account, and Immediately thereafter the two heirs filed their protest, and the fight will be on in earnest before the court when the musty old records ti the past will be overhauled and names of persons long dead will once more be spoken. A Note Figures. Involved In the contest is a promissory promissory note and a mortgage, now long, since lost. The aged woman has pinned her faith in finding these tn the possession of Hon. Trumaj Reeves, into whose charge, as County Treasurer, they were placed, supposedly supposedly by Judge Rowell, buc her inquiry inquiry at the county treasury recently was met with the information that nothing was known of the nc te and mortgage there. "I am a woman of little education, I and of little business experience," if ; the pathetic way the aged guardian's i final account reads. She goes on to a lntfor oho roPPlvod tn 18rrnm At., had been deposited with the County u-Trpasurv and he Elves further Es In'thr'staS pSdingT .H of which show that the estate has evanorated. The heirs protest several Items of expense which their aged mother an l guardian mentions in her final report, one being for funds expended in feeding, feeding, and clothing them. They also protest a fee of $150 paid to Attorney Rowell 30 years ago. Mrs. Shrode's securities for the faithful performance of her duties as guardian of the estate wcra A. G Perdew, who she says died insolvent; insolvent; and F. P. Bowland. Besides PerJ w ami Bow'.nml, t'l' other dead persons whose names figure figure in the proceedings are Attorney Rowell, Judge Willis, Judge H. C. Rolfe, Attorney Meyer, Elizabeth Day, and many others. Assist Nature. There are times when you should assist nature. It la now undertaking to cleanse your systemif systemif you will take Hood's Sarsapa-rllla Sarsapa-rllla Sarsapa-rllla the undertaking will be successful. successful. This great medicine purifies and builds up as nothing else does. Go to Miss Graves at the Santa Fe Purity Baths, for Hair dressing, manicuring, manicuring, shampooing, face tad scalp massaea.