Clipped From The Kearney Daily Hub
THE NEWS OF THE WIRES. Lawsuit Involving Over a Million of Dollars. Ireland at t lie World's l'nlr A Terrible CntOHt rophp In l'nrln World's Fair ( 0111 ml t tee In London Liberty of the I'reHH. Ou'(iso,Mii.'li.,.Iiiy -".Depositions in u case involving over $1 .imhi,(MMi have lieen taken at the National hotel here during the past lour days. ( ver forty witnesses have been examined, hut as no reporter was allowed to enter the room no inkling of the nature of the case could he received. A stovepipe becoming disconnected in the room above the following details were ascertained last night. Sidnev Smith died in an asvlum for the insane in New York City in Issii. He never realized that he was worth a I i i ..t ..t i : . . i ... . i . i. l,.(t l.iu i. rem, inn at ilia arum iiu h it mo nciia over 1,(hmi,iiini in real and personal property. Adon Smith was appointed administrator, and as the complainants allege, formed n co-partnership with his brother and co-heirs, .1. v. 1)., and Harlan 1. Smith, and bought up all the other claimants alleging that they were not heirs and that the personal property only amounted to jttiW.oiM). I'.elieving this, the others settled tor $"u,UO0 per family. The defendants claim that they bought on speculation. They all live in New York City, and are represented here by William Manna of that city. The western heirs are represented by D. S. White of Hamilton, N. Y., and Judge Daboll of St. .Johns, Mich.