The Supreme Court recently rendered a decision in the case of the Sisters of Visitation et al. vs. Mary A. Glass et al. This case was brought before the Supreme Court on an appeal from Lee County. The defendant claims to be heir-at-law of Bernard Slaven, and objected to the probate of the will which gave his property to the Sisters of Visitation, claiming that at the time of the execution of the will Slaven was of unsound mind, and incapable of making a will, and that the same was obtained through duress and undue influence. There was a trial by the Court and a decision rendered, deciding that the will was not good and that Slaven died intestate. The Supreme Court has affirmed that decision, and in doing so stated that, "in all actions or special proceedings not triable de novo in this Court, the finding of a Court upon a question of facts stands as the verdict of a jury and cannot be set aside if there be any evidence upon which it can be supported."
Lyons (Iowa) Mirror, December 30, 1876.