No. 9200.

53 F.2d 772 (1931)

GOSSETT et al. v. SWINNEY et al.

Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied December 19, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

A. N. Gossett, of Kansas City, Mo. (William Seward Allen, of New York City, and John T. Harding, Henry L. Jost, Ben R. Estill, Arthur L. Miller, Roy K. Dietrich, Frank E. Tyler, Claude S. Gossett, and Lucian Lane, all of Kansas City, Mo., on the brief), for appellants.

Paul R. Stinson, of Kansas City, Mo. (I. P. Ryland, Arthur Mag, Roy B. Thomson, Alfred M. Seddon, McCune, Caldwell & Downing, R. R. Brewster, Harkless & Histed, Winger, Reeder, Barker, Gumbiner & Hazard, Madden, Freeman & Madden, William S. Hogsett, Langworthy, Spencer & Terrell, Scarritt, Jones & North, and Alfred Gregory, all of Kansas City, Mo., on the brief), for appellees.

Before STONE and VAN VALKENBURGH, Circuit Judges, and SANBORN, District Judge.


December 20, 1927, Harry Wilson Loose, a citizen of Kansas City, Mo., died leaving a will, the construction of article seven whereof is the subject-matter of this controversy. He left no descendants, brothers or sisters, nephews or nieces. His father and mother as well as his uncles and aunts were dead. His next of kin, and indeed his only blood relatives, were the ten first cousins, complainants...


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