Dr. George Dowsey

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Dr. George Dowsey - WOMAN SUED FOR $114,000. Court Allows Combining...
WOMAN SUED FOR $114,000. Court Allows Combining of Two Actions Against Mrs. Booth. Justice John MacCrate. in the Su pmiM Court In Brooklyn, yesterday granted the application of Frederick J Moses, counsel for Mra. Angle M. Booth of 4 Riverside Drive. Manhattan, to combine two actions aggregating; till 000 brought against her by Dr. George II. Dowsey of tJreat Neck. L. I. Mra. Booth la the widow of Henry P. Booth, at one time head of the Ward Una of at earns hi pa. Dr. Dowsey In one action demands S10O.OOO damages for ha vine; been wrongfully discharged physician to Mra. Booth and manager of her estate, which la aaid to amount to many mllllooe of dollars. In his other action he demands tlt.OOO alleged to be due for medical services. Mra. Booth la .more than seventy years of age. Dr. Dowsey alleges that aba retained him aa her physician In 1XM and paid him 11.000 per month. la mi. ho allegea. Mra. Booth added to his dutiea by asking him to take charge of her Urge estate In conjunction with two attorneys. In October. Ir20. aha gave him sotloe that hie services In both capacities would cease in April. 1K1. Mr. Mooes told Justice MacCrate that Dr. Dowsey told Mra. Booth In 1XM that she suffered from heart trouble, and added that three physicians had examined Mra. Booth recently and had r Dotted that she suffered from no chronic ailment of the heart, but that the organ was weakened by advanced age. The physician told him. Mr. M said, that Mra. Booths condition no different from other persona o her advanced age. Counsel for Dr. Dowsey asked Justice MacCrate to appoint a rrferee to take the testimony of Mrs. Booth la order U guard against her death before the trial of the actions. The Court aaid It would appoint a physician to examine Mra. Booth and determine whether aha waa well enough to be questioned.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 13 Jan 1922, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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