No. 9921.

351 P.2d 548 (1960)

Matter of the ESTATE of Mabel FRENCH, Deceased. Edyth M. BROWN, Objector and Appellant, v. Emmett KELLY and Earl T. Gangner, Petitioners and Respondents.

Supreme Court of Montana.

Rehearing denied May 11, 1960.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John H. Risken, Helena, for appellant.

John H. Risken Helena, argued orally for appellant.

W. E. Coyle and Lewis F. Rotering, Butte, for Gangner.

Thomas F. Kiely, Butte for Kelly.

Thomas F. Kiely, Butte, and W.E. Coyle Butte, argued orally for respondents.

CASTLES, Justice.

This is an appeal from an order of the district court in and for the county of Silver Bow admitting a holographic will to probate. Mabel French died in Butte on July 13, 1957. The only surviving relatives are several cousins, all of whom are nonresidents of the state. After her death, several documents were discovered among the decedent's effects, two of which purported to be testamentary dispositions of her property.

The sole beneficiary...

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