1912 legal news on sale of Mary M Ralston's property

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1912 legal news on sale of Mary M Ralston's  property - SALE APPROVED AND SET ASIDE An Unusual...
SALE APPROVED AND SET ASIDE An Unusual Proceeding in Matter or Estate of Mary M. Ralston. Chancellor Charles M. Curlia and Judge Herbert L. Riee mad an .nuaual onler in I ho Orphans (xurt t li.a morning. morning. On May 3d. 1911, the court appointed John F. Malloy trustee to iw'l the real estate of Mary M. Ralston, deceased, on the south ide of Gilpin avenue east of Scott street On May ISth, he sold the property to Mary it. Cunning, who waa ono of the heirs-at-law heirs-at-law heirs-at-law heirs-at-law heirs-at-law of Mrs. Rala-ton, Rala-ton, Rala-ton, for $2,00, subject to an allowance of the amount due on a certain mortgage, executed by a prior owner. Mrr. ( 'aiming, through her counsel, Edwin l! Cochran, Jr., declined to take title, on the ground that the property ought to have been aold bv an administrator for the payment of dehts, instead of in partition proceedings. proceedings. The time for acting upon the return was -onnriucd -onnriucd from tim to timn until January .'id of this year, when the court extended the tune for filing exceptions until January 4th and set January 10th an the date for hearing argument on exceptions No exceptions were tiled and today the court approved the sale and it appearing that the purchaser purchaser had neglected and refused to comply comply with terms and condition of sale or onter a recognizance for purchase price as required by law, it was further ordered that said return be set aside, and a renewed renewed order of sale was made returnable February 21st. The court reserved th" right, to impose the expenses aird costs incident to and any loss occurred bv i canon of the second sale, as to the court, mav aeem just and proper. I

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  1. The News Journal,
  2. 07 Feb 1912, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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