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Le Maitre's - Fee Denied in LeMaistre "Sale"; Court Charges...
Fee Denied in LeMaistre "Sale"; Court Charges Perjury Committed (Special to The Prens FREEHOLD, July 25. An attempt to collect $12,372.15 commission, claimed to be due from Miss Susan Sutton and Charles M. Baker, former proprietors of LeMaistre's department store In Asbury Asbury Park, failed here yesterday when a jury in Judge Thomas H. Brown's court returned a verdict of no cause of action action in a suit Instituted by Jacob Gol-ner. Gol-ner. Gol-ner. New York city. The case was founded on an alleged agreement made by Miss Sutton and Baker In January, 1933 to pay Golncr 10 percent commission commission on the sale of the fixtures, merchandise merchandise end lease of the store premises premises on Cookman avenue. Golner claimed that he produced a purchaser for the business in the person person of Mac E. Korman, also of New York. A contract was drawn up Jan. 31, 1933, under the terms o which the defendants agreed to sell the business business to Korman. The deal was not consummated, however, and suit followed. followed. At the trial which lasted a day and a half, Leon Anschelewltz, counsel for Golner, contended that his client had produced a ready, willing and able buyer buyer in the person of Korman. Under cross-examination, cross-examination, cross-examination, however, by Ward Kremer, counsel for Miss Sutton and Baker, Golner stated that the only investigation investigation he had made of Kormnn'a financial responsibility was what the buyer himself had told him. Defence Charges Fraud The defense interposed a charge of fraud, Kremer contending that Golner was the real purchaser of the business (Continued on Page Eleven)

Clipped from Asbury Park Press25 Jul 1934, WedOther EditionsPage 1

Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, New Jersey)25 Jul 1934, WedOther EditionsPage 1
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