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Heirs' Contest Is Defeated

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
July
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Battle Creek, Mich., July 13.- About two years ago Edward S. Petticord, an Illinois man, died and left in nis will a big farm valued at $30,000 near Chicago, to Dr. J. H. Kellogg, of the sanitarium, to be the property of the International Medical Missionary and Benevolent society, to be used in their charitable work. The heirs contested the will, claiming undue influence, and ■won in the lower court. Dr. Kellogg appealed the case to the supreme court of Illinois, and news comes that the court has decided in favor oí Dr. Kellogg.