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CARMEN WANT TO LIVE LIKE HUMAN BEINGS
CITY CAN FORFEIT PHONE RIGHTS
SAYS ATT'Y FOSTER IN THE AUTOMATIC CASE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 4, NO. 235 Chicago. Friday, July 2, 1915 398
RICH MAN'S ESTATE IS
State's Arty's Office Finds Veeder Property Schedule
Is Way Down Beef Trust Lawyer's Executors
Pay Taxes on One-Twelfth of Fortune.
When Albert H. Veeder, beef trust
lawyer, died in July, 1914, his estate
entered the probate court. The rec
ords of this court show, that Veeder
held capital stocks worth $1,026,
756.36. Veeder in the years 1912, 1913 and
1914 paid taxes on $5,000 worth of
personal belongings. This in spite of
the fact that his wealth was known.
The value of his estate was pub
lished in every newspaper in the city
at $1,000,000. The records of the
stocks which he owned still stand in
the probate court files.
The board of assessors this year,
however, have set the value of his
personal property at $75,000 and he
has been taxed accordingly, in spite
of the fact that the size of his estate
is a public record.
An investigation from the offices
of State's Att'y Hoyne disclosed the
fact that his assessment was less
than one-twelfth the size of his es
tate. A complaint will be entered be
fore the board of review.
Albert and Henry Veeder, of 4900
Greenwood av., executors of his es
tate, will be asked why they should
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