Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph

rosejp2 Member Photo

Clipped by rosejp2

JUDGE STREUBER CUTS FEES. Unles That Administrator ni«l Attorney Attorney Were Asking; Too Much for Their S»i"vlees. Judge Streuber Monday made a ruling In the case of attorney S. W. McKlttrick nnd former public administrator administrator Charles Bartlett, who had claims against th e estate of Carl Schlossstein, deceased. Schlosssteln died at St. Jacob leaving an estate of $21.000 and putting it in the hands of oexcntord, all of whojn had died before Schlosssteln. Master-ln-Chan- cery Marsh had given his decision In the case as to how the property was to b e decided, *r,,000 going to the native native village of - Schlossstein in Germany Germany and the 'balance to his surviving surviving heirs. Judge Hadley decided as between two'candidates for the job of administrator that the public administrator administrator at the time, Charles Bartlett was to" handle the case. Philip Baer, of St. Jacob, had applied for letters In the same case. Bartlett employed an attorney, S, W. 'McKittrick 'McKittrick and Monday the bills of the ad- mlnstrafor and hie attorney were tip for approval. Judge Streuber thought they were, too high. McKlU- rlck was asking $900 and Bartlett $828. Many lawyers were examined aa to what would-be a reasonable fee ana Judge Streuber, after heflr- ine them, ctit.thafl allowance of Mr- Klttrick to $(!0<fanjl .Bar|lett to $.100. SVKCI AT. 3' \VT01>XF,S1U V. Will • Club Hall of the The much for them undertook to been improvement

Clipped from
  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 20 Dec 1910, Tue,
  3. Page 5

rosejp2 Member Photo
  • Clipped by rosejp2 – 04 Feb 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in