Adam L Downing legal - 26 Nov 1918, Lima News, Lima OH

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Adam L Downing legal - 26 Nov 1918, Lima News, Lima OH - Be will as members preparation the of SIX YEAR...
Be will as members preparation the of SIX YEAR LAD GETS FARM ,000 deny., The Adam Lackey Must Surrender Farm in Menroe Twp.~-Lived There 29 Years. After a long- drawn- court fight, the Supreme Court has upheld the, decisions of the lower courts and decided that Adam Lackey of Monroe township, must, after 29 years of ownership, surrender a farm of 66 1-3 acres on which fte. has lived for a large part of his life, to Fremont Downing, aged 6, ot St. Marys. According 1 to a, tviU made by Ham Downing, tha original owner of the land, abqut the time of the War, the land should always-remain in tlie Downing family. The courts '·-':-! that the sale of the land to Lackey violated this wjll and as i-.-u.e Ji'ryiiipnd Downing is entitled to a farm worth 520,000 : . Lackey must not only surrender the farm but must also pay the boy rent the twenty-nine years and account for all profits. Fremont Downing is a first grade student at the Bunker.Hill school St. Marys. He lives with his mot.hr e.r and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Frank ILe.dy, who", reside on a farm, on the Van Wert pike near the northern limits -of St.' Marys. father, Adam L. Downing, died era! years ago. The farm is located near bus Grove and the boy is now to have Interest in a second -farm near West Cairo; a guardian having been appointed some time ago, ia hau- DI HIS jaiercH ju. jhe latter

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  1. The Lima News,
  2. 26 Nov 1918, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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