Important will case.
--At the recent term of the Circuit Court of Roanoke county, Va.
, a will case of considerable importance was decided.
The Salem Register says:
This was an important and highly interesting suit, in which the will of Chileon O. White
, deceased, was contested by the Rev. Andrew McDowell
is from the county of Hanover
and married a sister of C. O. White
The amount of property involved is between forty and fifty thousand dollars. The counsel in favor of the will were Messrs. Edmundson
, J. B. I. Logan
and Colonel Winfield
, of Bedford
Those for the contestants, C. G. Griswold
, of Richmond
, Col. Jno. T. Anderson
, of Botetourt
, and F. J. Ribble
, of Roanoke
After able arguments on both sides, the jury borough in a verdict establishing the will.