Switzerland Circuit Court convened last Monday. Judge Perry E. Bear and Prosecuting Attorney Clarence J. Roberts were very cordially received by the Attorneys, Court officers and others having business in Court. They are recognized as gentlemen of legal ability and the highest integrity.
Among the Attorneys from a distance are: S. H. Stewart, Rising Sun; Lucian Harris, Patriot; Albert Clashman, Madison.
The Grand Jury met Monday and adjourned Wednesday evening.
The Petit Jury convened Wednesday.
On account of Thanksgiving today Court adjourned Wednesday evening until Friday morning.
Perry E. Bear, Judge; Clarence J. Roberts, Prosecuting Attorney; L. E. Smith, Deputy.
Estate of George Krall, deceased, Charles N. Ward, admr.; final report. Approved and admr. discharged.
Estate of Gideon Stevens, deceased, John D. North, admr.; report of sale of personal property. Sale confirmed.
Estate of Nancy M. Dyer, deceased, Wm. M. Wycoff, exr.; petition to sell crops. Sale ordered.
Carrie Sailor vs. Wm. H. Pavy, Jr., admr. &c.; claim; demand $75. Dismissed for want of prosecution.
James Harris vs. John D. North, Jr., admr.; claim; demand $36. Allowed.
Estate of Eliakim Stoops, deceased, Samuel Stoops, admr.; final report. Approved and admr. discharged.
Guardianship of Callie Bennett and George Bennett, John D. Phillips, guardian; final report as to George. Approved.
Guardianship of Chas. O. Peak, Chas. S. Peak, guardian; final report. Approved and guardian discharged.
Guardianship of Katie M. Douglas et al, Dilver Douglas, guardian; final report as to Kate M. Douglas and Fannie H. Pangburn, and partial report as to the others. Approved.
Guardianship of Gary Powell, Sylvester Powell, guardian; report and resignation. Approved and guardian discharged upon payment of costs of guardianship proper.
Wm. S. Kincaid, admr., vs. James Long et al; report of collection of balance of purchase money $175.70. Approved.
Wm. H. Pavy, Jr., vs. Wm. H. Pavy, Jr., &c., claim; demand $41.25. Allowed for $38.15, attorney’s fee and costs.
Guardianship of Jane Cooper, a person of unsound mind, James Cooper, guardian; final report. Approved and guardianship discharged upon payment of costs of guardianship.
State ex rel Jeremiah Leap vs. Esther Leap; for guardianship. Prayer granted.
Louis Romerill vs. Wm. Tait, admr., &c.; claim; demand $22.75.
Mary B. Wiseman and William Tait, admr. &c.; vs. William Tait, admr. &c.; claim; demand $132.50. Allowed.
Wm. Tait, admr. &c., vs. Wm. Tait, admr. &c.; claim; demand $25.00 and interest. Allowed.
In the matter of the last will of William T. Wiley, deceased, Thomas R. Wiley, exr.; partial report. Approved.
Wm. Tait, admr. &c., Jennie Schroeder, deceased, vs. Wm. Tait, admr. &c., of Lewis Schroeder, deceased; claim; demand $224.16. Allowed with interest.
Mary B. Wiseman vs. Wm. Tait, admr. &c., Lewis Schroeder, deceased; claim; demand $224.16. Allowed with interest.
Wm. M. Wycoff vs. Wm. M. Wycoff, exr. estate of Nancy M. Dyer; claim; demand $15.00. Allowed.
Angie Walker vs. Cordelia Peak; on account. Dismissed at plaintiff’s cost.
State vs. Thomas Harper; injuring toll gate. Nollied.
Schrumpf & Told vs. Samuel W. Lostutter et al; to quiet title. Dismissed at plaintiff’s costs.
Elizabeth Marsh vs. Elbert Marsh; divorce. Continued for publication of non-resident notice.
Patriot Deposit Bank vs. Jerome B. Warwick and Annie E. Warwick, foreclosure. Judgment for plaintiff for $923.21, attorney’s fees and costs.
John T. Boulton et al vs. Alexander Lemmons et al; report of George S. Pleasants, Commissioner, of collection of 3d installment of purchase money. Approved.
State vs. Willie Spivey; disturbing religious meeting; plea of guilty. Fine $5 and costs.
State vs. Grant Mennett; injuring toll gate. Nollied.
State vs. Bettie and Lou Smith; nuisance. Continued, subject to good behavior of defendants.
State vs. Julia Ricketts and El Ricketts; keeping house of ill fame, prostitution and maintaining a nuisance. Continued, subject to the good conduct and behavior of defendants.
Maria J. Graves vs. Amanda C. Rayl and George W. Rayl; to recover real estate, damages and to quiet title. Judgment for defendant, and cross complaint cross-defendant, Earl Wintizer, on the real estate mentioned in complaint, to secure to him board and clothing until he arrives at the age of 21.
Wm. J. Platt vs. Henry A. Platt; partition. Judgment for partition. Wm. H. Madison appointed Commissioner to make sale.
State vs. Fred. Jennings; disturbing religious meeting; plea of guilty. Fine $5 and costs.
State vs. Clifford Plew; disturbing religious meeting; plea of guilty. Fine $5 and costs.
The Cincinnati Leaf Tobacco Warehouse Co. vs. James V. Anderson and Marion Anderson; on notes. Judgment for plaintiff for $3,858 and costs.
Theopluius Markland, Adrian Markland et al; ex parte partition. Report of partitioners approved.
The Grand Jury returned 14 indictments. Examined 48 witnesses.
All official acts performed by the Clerk during vacation by the Court approved.
State vs. Ad. Markland; public intoxication; plea of guilty. Fine $1 and costs.
State vs. George Brown; trespass. Nollied.
City of Vevay vs. John E. Williams and Julia E. Williams; to enforce lien. Dismissed.
Jesse P. Bellamy vs. Joseph D. Froman, Treasurer Switzerland County; to replevin. Judgment by agreement.
Susie Bell Twineham vs. Millard F. Wainscott; partition; report of sale. Approved.
John J. Jack vs. Mary H. Jack, foreclosure; demand $900. Judgment by agreement.
Charles V. Thiebaud vs. John Satchwell; appeal. Writ of attachment quashed and judgment by agreement.
Samuel Stoops vs. George Stoops et al; partition. Geo. W. McKay, Howard Stow and Jos. E. Melick appointed Commissioners to make partition.
State ex rel Jos. E. Hart, Auditor vs. Wm. Hollingsworth; foreclosure. Judgment for plaintiff.
State vs. George Leap; assault and battery; trial by Court; guilty. Fine $1 and costs.
State vs. Thomas Leap; assault and battery; trial by Court. Not guilty.
State vs. Orval Bosaw; petit larceny; plea of guilty. Sentenced to Reform School for Boys.
Ida J. Gullion vs. George S. Gullion; divorce and alimony; trial by Court. Divorce granted plaintiff, and $500 alimony. Defendant given custody of the two children.
Perry E. Bear, Judge; Clarance J. Roberts, Prosecuting Attorney; L. E. Smith, Deputy.
Robt. Glenn, admr. estate of James D. Glenn, deceased, vs. Jennie Glenn et al; petition to sell real estate. Sale ordered.
Estate of Caroline J. Tandy, deceased, Carroll S. Tandy, exr.; final report. Approved.
State vs. Millard F. Wainscott; grand larceny; trial by court. Not guilty.
Julia L. Ford vs. John T. Ford; divorce. Granted; plaintiff given custody of child, Ora Ford.
Eugene Scudder et al vs. John W. Scudder et al; to redeem real estate and partition. Judgment for plaintiff.