New York Times

John Weir Held In Contempt for Dodging Sheriff's Attachment
The Appellate Division yesterday reversed an order of the Supreme Court denying a motion made on behalf of Sheriff Hayes to compel John Weir to produce 42,000 shares of stock in the Nevada-Utah Mines and Smelters Corporation or be declared in contempt of court.

Adolph S. Lowenthal, the plaintiff in the original case, obtained a Judgment for $56,000, and as the defendant was a non-resident, the Sheriff tried to attach the stock. He found that Weir had withdrawn the stock from the jurisdiction of the courts on the advice of Granville Whittlesey, lawyer.

TheAppellate Divislon holds that both the lawyer and Weir are in contempt, and may only purge themselves by returning the stock and delivering it to the Sheriff or by the payment of the judgment within ten days.

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