Court Action Necessary to Test Validity of Will - Council Bluffs Nonpareil - 13 Nov 1947, page 7

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Minncr is Court Action Necessary to Test Validity of Will ' of Sch ° o1 Is the will legal t h a t was left by Mi s. E l i z a b e t h Mary Kctcham, who died Oct. 28 at the ago of 73, or is it i n v a l i d ? That question will have to be decided in district court before an executor can be named to the Ketch am estate, which is valued at not over $10,000. The estate has been tied up by conflicting legal actions already started in court. J. P. Tinley, jr., and Mrs. Patricia Patricia T, Duckworth, attorneys, claim t h e y were named executors by Mrs. Kelt-ham's will made out in 1943. The same day they filed the w i l l m court Mrs. Joseph W. Doner, 727 South Twenty-first street, a d a u g h t e r , f i l e d a petition petition for letters of administration and was granted them. Mrs. Joseph P. Desmond, a daughter, 918 South Ninth sheet, asked the court for letters for special administrators to pre- seivo $3,500 worth of personal poperty t h a t might "be wasted if not cared for " Judge John A. Munay appioved the letters to Tinley and Mrs. Duckworth under a $5,000 bond. Tinley and Mrs. Duckworth (hen f i l e d a motion to void the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n by Mrs. Doner on the g r o u n d s a second n d m i n i s l l i . i t i o n is unneeessaiy and the probate clerk had no a u t h o r i t y to issue her administrative letters letters since the will had alieady been filed. Next, Mis. Doner, W. M. Raymond Raymond Ketcham of Council Bluffs and Mrs. C. W. Hastings of Omaha tiled objections to the will because it allegedly .is invalid. invalid. They allege Dorothy K e t c h u m , now Mrs. used "undue influence" when Mrs. Ketcham made out her Nov. 4, 1943. They allege Tinley and Mrs. Duckworth, named ex ccutors, were not competent or disinterested witnesses when they signed the will as witnesses. witnesses. Mrs. Ketcham left seven surviving surviving children. They are Mrs. Desmond and Mrs. Doner of Council Bluffs, Mrs. Edward A. Lebold ot Salem, Ore., Mrs. C. W. Hastings of Omaha, Raymond of Council, Cyril of Alaska and Leo O. Ketcham rf Salem, Ore. --KSWI. n u n tin Your Dlnl-- The average copper ore in United States in 1944 contained about 96 hundredths of one per cent of copper. To Relieve Hurry, Mix You'll be surprised how quickly easily you can relieve coughs due colds, when you t r y this recipe, mixed in your own kitchen. K l v c s y o u iibout four timcn eolith s.vnip for your money, unit j o u ' l l Iliul it wonderful, for real Make a syrup by xlirrlnpr 2 granulated .siisar and one cvip ot water a few moments, until dissolved. No cooking: needed--it's no trouble all. (You can use corn synip or honey, Instead of sugar syrup.) put Z'/- ounces of Plnex (obtained from any drugs i-st) into a pint Plnex Is Flint Itellet. fiber is Finds Veterinarian Committed Suicide MANLY, ^P -- Coionei J C Bilde lias rcpoilod that a coro- nei's j u i y had found that Di Leo C Knchgatter, 50, a Grafton veterinarian, committed suicide by 'self stiaiiKulation " Ilunlcis found Di Khchgat- 01 s body in a lield on tho Oi ville TiyU.cn farm near Giafton Tuesday Snow paitly covered the body and E C Jones of Mason City, one ol the huntcis, said a belt was knotted around Kirch gatter s neck Widespread search for Kuch gatter had been undei way after his car was found in a corn field fololwing his disappearance disappearance Nov 1 --KSWI, 1500 On o u i IJInl-- Dewey to Be Entered in New Hampshire Primary NEW YORK, --Friends of Governor Thomas E Dewey report report his supporters in New Hampshire will enter a full slate of delegates in his name in that state's primary March 9, thereby creating a contest with Haiold Stasscn, avowed candidate for the republican presidential nomination Stashon announced Tuesday that a sldlo of delegates friendly friendly to him would be entered the New Hampshire primary Giamto state has eight dc'c gates, four at large and foui dihliicls Dewey, unsuccessful repunli can candidate in 1914, has announced presidential aspiia lions foi VMS --KSWI, 1560 On 1 our Ulnl-- Says America Has No Air Warning System WASHINGTON, /P -- Dr Van- ncvar Bush, a scientist, has disclosed disclosed that tho United States presently has no system opeiat- ing to wain it of sudden air attack He told a news conference that a study of the whole subject of "early warning" radar nets is being considered by committee of his research and development development board, a unit of the national military establishment SAI.D » ixl SATURDAY 400 WEST BROADWAY

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